News – Appointment
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Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Brian Bailey to the Texas Facilities Commission for a term set to expire on January 31, 2021. Additionally, the Governor has named William Allensworth chair.
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Kenny Koncaba to the State Securities Board for a term set to expire on January 20, 2023.
The commission provides oversight over Texas crime laboratories and other entities conducting forensic analyses for use in criminal proceedings and provides an accreditation mandate responsible for establishing procedures, policies, and practices to improve the quality of forensic analyses conducted in Texas.
The board develops certification and continuing education requirements and standards of conduct for public school teachers.
The commission oversees pari-mutuel wagering on horse and greyhound racing.
The council also provides overall guidance in the development of the TSHP, submission of the plan to the governor, and promoting the implementation of the plan.
The council develops the State Plan for Independent Living and serves as a resource to state and local organizations on Independent Living and related issues for persons with disabilities.