To Consider Senate Bills 527 and 595

Senate State Government Committee

RESCHEDULED TO MONDAY JUNE 5 OFF THE FLOOR

 

Senate Bill 527 (Aument) – Bill Summary – Establishes an independent Office of Inspector General.

Amendment A0*

Makes various technical changes as well as changes relating to: the term of appointment and qualifications of the Inspector General; Governor’s notification requirements for his appointment of an Inspector General; granting of subpoena power to the Inspector General; ensure proper investigation of criminal activities by appropriate authorities; allows the Inspector General to investigate and file criminal charges for certain types of violations; and annual reports to the General Assembly.

Senate Bill 595 (Folmer) – Bill Summary – Authorizes the electronic notarization of documents.