CS/HB 1145: Truth in Government Act
GENERAL BILL by Government Efficiency & Accountability Council ; Llorente ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Porth ; Planas
Truth in Government Act; provides short title; eliminates authority for members of legislative committee to administer certain oaths & affirmations to witnesses; requires persons who address legislative committee to take oath or affirmation of truthfulness; provides exceptions; requires member of said committee to administer oath or affirmation; provides criminal penalties for certain false statements before said committee, etc. Amends 11.143; creates 11.1435.
Last Action: 5/4/2007 House - Died in Rules & Calendar Council
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Introduced -HJ 00081
• Referred to Government Efficiency & Accountability Council; Rules & Calendar Council -HJ 00183
• Referred to Audit & Performance (GEA) by Government Efficiency & Accountability Council -HJ 00211
• Referral to Audit & Performance (GEA) revoked by Government Efficiency & Accountability Council -HJ 00461; Now in Government Efficiency & Accountability Council
• On Council agenda-- Government Efficiency & Accountability Council, 04/18/07, 9:30 am, Morris Hall
• CS by Government Efficiency & Accountability Council; YEAS 13 NAYS 1 -HJ 00585
• CS read 1st time on 04/23/07 -HJ 00578
• CS filed; Now in Rules & Calendar Council -HJ 00585
• Died in Rules & Calendar Council
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