83rd Legislative Session

The House adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

Prefiled Amendments for: HB 2472

1 Amend H.B. 2472 (house committee report) by adding the

2 following appropriately numbered SECTION to the bill and

3 renumbering subsequent SECTIONS of the bill accordingly:

4 SECTION . Section 2054.051(f), Government Code, is

5 amended to read as follows:

6 (f) The department shall identify opportunities for state

7 agencies to:

8 (1) coordinate with each other in the adoption and

9 implementation of information resources technology projects; and

10 (2) obtain a royalty, license right, or other

11 appropriate means of securing appropriate compensation from

12 information resource systems developed with proprietary

13 information.


2 numbered SECTION to the bill and renumbering subsequent

3 SECTIONS of the bill accordingly:

4 SECTION. Sec. 2054.0401. Additional Powers and

5 Duties of the Internal Auditor. The Internal auditor

6 shall:

7 (1) meaningfully consult with the State Auditor and

8 Comptroller to determine the best practices in

9 contracting for the Department;

10 (2) examine any conflicts of interest that might interfere

11 with the decision-making of the Department;

12 (3) examine any conflicts of interest and management

13 practices of any board or commissioners that oversee

14 the operation of the Department;

15 (4) examine the actions or any conflicts of interest with

16 any foundation that works in conjunction with the

17 operations of the Department;

18 (5) examine the any existing or prior department catalog

19 purchase or purchasing agreement for compliance with

20 state policy on best contract management practices;

21 (6) make a report to the legislature and State Auditor’s

22 Office about the current status implementing policies

23 and management practices that exemplify open and

24 transparent government;

25 (7) take any other action related to implementing an open

26 government policy or recommendation.