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Senate Committee on Government Organization
NOTE: This is archived committee information from the 81st Legislative Session.

Committee Information

Rodney Ellis

Glenn Hegar

Brian Birdwell
Eddie Lucio, Jr.
Jane Nelson
Steve Ogden
John Whitmire


Andrea Hinckson

(512) 463-1818

Sam Houston Building, 630

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81st Session Interim

81st Regular Session


The following reports are available for download:

Interim Charges

  • Review all committees, councils and task forces with overlapping charges in an effort to streamline and eliminate overlapping workgroups across state government agencies and programs.
  • Study the online services provided by the state and compare those services to the services provided by other states. In coordination with the Department of Information Resources, determine how online services provided by the state can be improved.
  • Review opportunities for increasing the transparency of government operations and make recommendations for enhancing public access to government.
  • Monitor the implementation of legislation addressed by the Senate Committee on Government Organization, 81st Legislature, Regular and Called Sessions, and make recommendations for any legislation needed to improve, enhance, and/or complete implementation.