77R9023 JSA-D                           
         By Gallego                                            H.B. No. 1056
         Substitute the following for H.B. No. 1056:
         By Wolens                                         C.S.H.B. No. 1056
                                A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 1-1                                   AN ACT
 1-2     relating to the composition of the general investigating committee
 1-3     of the house of representatives and to certain records of a
 1-4     legislative general investigating committee.
 1-6           SECTION 1.  Section 301.017(c), Government Code, is amended
 1-7     to read as follows:
 1-8           (c)  The house general investigating committee must consist
 1-9     of not fewer than five house members appointed by the speaker. The
1-10     speaker shall designate a committee member as chairman.
1-11           SECTION 2. Section 301.018(d), Government Code, is amended to
1-12     read as follows:
1-13           (d)  A majority of the [Three] members of a general
1-14     investigating committee constitutes [constitute] a quorum to
1-15     transact business.
1-16           SECTION 3.  Section 301.020, Government Code, is amended by
1-17     adding Subsection (e) to read as follows:
1-18           (e)  Information held by a general investigating committee
1-19     that if held by a law enforcement agency or prosecutor would be
1-20     excepted from the requirements of Section 552.021 under Section
1-21     552.108 is confidential and not subject to public disclosure.
1-22           SECTION 4.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
1-23     a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
1-24     provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
 2-1     Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
 2-2     Act takes effect September 1, 2001.