HB 2578

84(R) - 2015
House Human Services
House Human Services
Government Efficiency & Reform
Health & Human Services

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Neutral


Four Price

Bill Caption

Relating to the efficiency and consolidation of powers and duties within the health and human services system.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

No fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

Current law in Chapter 2102 of the Government Code requires a state agency to conduct an internal audit program.

The bill would amend Chapter 531 of the Government Code by requiring the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to operate a consolidated internal audit program for the commission and each health and human services agency. The bill specifies that a reference in the act to the administrator of a state agency means the executive commissioner of HHSC with respect to a health and human services agency. The bill would require the information resources manager of a health and human services agency to report directly to the executive commissioner or a deputy executive commissioner designated by the executive commissioner.

Vote Recommendation Notes

Consolidating internal audit programs promotes government efficiency and reform. We support HB 2578.