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2016 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to legislative oversight; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Establishes Legislative Committee on Accountability as joint committee of Legislative Assembly composed of equal number of majority and minority members.
Directs committee to appoint Director of Legislative Accountability Office and majority and minority counsels. Authorizes director to employ all other staff of Legislative Accountability Office. Charges office with conducting performance and management audits of state agencies, state programs and state-funded programs, with investigating allegations of illegal or improper activities by state agencies, state programs and state-funded programs, with investigating and reporting on effectiveness of state government programs and policies in meeting objectives and with performing policy analysis for Legislative Assembly. Directs office to report findings and recommendations to committee. Statutory powers and duties of office become operative January 1, 2017. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Rules
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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