Tex. Gov't Code Section 325.022
Review of Proposed Legislation Creating an Agency


Each bill filed in a house of the legislature that would create a new state agency or a new advisory committee to a state agency shall be reviewed by the commission.


The commission shall review the bill to determine if:


the proposed functions of the agency or committee could be administered by one or more existing state agencies or advisory committees;


the form of regulation, if any, proposed by the bill is the least restrictive form of regulation that will adequately protect the public;


the bill provides for adequate public input regarding any regulatory function proposed by the bill; and


the bill provides for adequate protection against conflicts of interest within the agency or committee.


On request, the commission shall forward a written comment on the legislation to the author of the bill and to the presiding officer of the committee to which the bill is referred.
Added by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 167, Sec. 2.13(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1987.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 928 (H.B. 3249), Sec. 1.12, eff. June 15, 2007.

Source: Section 325.022 — Review of Proposed Legislation Creating an Agency, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­325.­htm#325.­022 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

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