HB 2042

86(R) - 2019
House State Affairs
House State Affairs

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Lynn Stucky


Brian Birdwell

Bill Caption

Relating to postpayment audits conducted by the comptroller and annual financial reports submitted by state agencies.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

HB 2042 would make changes to the procedure concerning audits conducted by the Comptroller on state agencies. The bill would clarify in statute the resources available to the Comptroller when conducting a post-payment audit and would clarify that the Comptroller may not access information not to be released under federal law without approval from the appropriate federal agency. In addition, the bill would make various changes to the audit procedure. 

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action remains neutral on HB 2042 as it does not affect our liberty principles.