General Counsel plans and planning records and other materials
Title: Governor Rick Perry General Counsel plans and planning records and other material
Description: The Office of the General Counsel in the Texas Governor's Office was responsible for providing legal advice to Governor Rick Perry. Records include plans and planning records related to issues of Indian affairs within the state of Texas, along with agency rules, policies and records of internal General Counsel staff procedures. Materials date 1990-1993, 1995-2005, 2008. Types of records include legal records and legal research, correspondence, newspaper clippings, manuals, handbooks and reports regarding Indian gaming law and compacts, and one compact disc, along with correspondence, ethics policies and disclosures, legislative and agency issue assignments, photographs, staff procedures, speeches, spreadsheets, databases, and templates related to general counsel staff procedures and policies.
Citation information: (Identify the item and cite the series), Texas Governor Rick Perry General Counsel plans and planning records and other records. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Arrangement: The records are organized into two series: Plans and planning records, 1990-2008; and Agency rules, policies and procedures, 1997-2015.
Copyright information: Most records created by Texas state agencies are not copyrighted. State records also include materials received by, not created by, state agencies. Copyright remains with the creator. The researcher is responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).
Access restrictions: Because of the possibility that portions of these records fall under Public Information Act exceptions including, but not limited to: common law privacy (Texas Government Code, Section 552.101); attorney-client privilege (Texas Government Code, Section 552.107); agency memoranda (Texas Government Code, Section 552.111); and home address, home phone number, social security number, and personal family information of a government employee (Texas Government Code, Section 552.117), an archivist must review these records before they can be accessed for research. The records may be requested for research under the provisions of the Public Information Act (Texas Government Code, Chapter 552).
Size or duration: 6 cubic ft. and 1.53 GB (2,865 files)