Category: Commission

Texas Ethics Commission Workshop and Meeting

This morning (September 27, 2017)  the Texas Ethics Commission will hold a Workshop and consider rule making relating to the Sworn Complaint and Preliminary Review process. The Commission will also hold a briefing, discussion and...

PAAT Membership Campaign

We have launched a new membership campaign to continue to build our membership and increase our presence heading into the 2019 Legislative Session. Download letter from PAAT President and General Counsel Tom Forbes –...

AFTER 15 YEARS PAAT NAMES A NEW PRESIDENT

AFTER 15 YEARS PAAT NAMES A NEW PRESIDENT Tom Forbes takes over the ethics reigns from PAAT President and Founder Jack Gullahorn; Gullahorn will remain a senior advisor and board member The Professional Advocacy...

Texas Ethics Commission Meeting Agenda Packet

Public agendas for the Texas Ethics Commission meetings to be held on February 15-16, 2017, at the following times: February 15, 2017 @ 11:00 AM- Executive Session – Litigation (closed meeting); February 15, 2017...

Proposed Fact-Finding Rule

PAAT members – see our e-mail about the Commission’s proposed fact-finding rule. Comments are due before the April 8th Commission meeting. At its February 1, 2016, meeting, the Texas Ethics Commission voted to propose...

Ethics Commission – Proposed Rules

At its February 1, 2016, meeting, the Texas Ethics Commission voted to propose amendments to Texas Ethics Commission Rules §§ 12.53, 20.3, 20.7, 20.315, 34.1, and 46.3, new Texas Ethics Commission Rule § 34.14,...

Principle Purpose Rule

For those of you interested in the ongoing issue of disclosure of campaign contributions by any entity, the Commission adopted “final” changes to its rules on principle purpose that make an entity have to...

New Ethics Commission Adopted Rules

At its November 30, 2015, meeting, the Texas Ethics Commission voted to adopt the following rules: § 20.1 Definitions –Principal Purpose (effective December 24, 2015) Text of Adopted Rule §20.409 Name of General-Purpose Committee...