Title: Governor Rick Perry Legislative Affairs Office records
Description: The Governor's Legislative Affairs Office advised the Texas governor Rick Perry on legislative matters and assisted in developing and promoting the governor's legislative goals. Records are bill descriptions, draft bills, correspondence with legislators, bill tracking documents, memoranda, digital images, notes on bills signed and bills vetoed, briefs of meetings with legislators and bill signing ceremonies, a governor's budget report, mailing lists, legislative member directory, and related legislative records. Dates range 2001-2003, 2005, 2009-2011, with the bulk of records dating from 2001 to 2003.
Citation information: (Identify the item), Texas Governor Rick Perry Legislative Affairs Office records. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Arrangement: Records are divided into the following groups: 81st Legislature, 82nd Legislature, bills signed, and draft bills.
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, certain legislative documents (Texas Government Code, Section 552.106), agency memoranda and working and/or draft papers (Texas Government Code Section, 552.111) and home address, personal cellular phone number and/or personal pager number of government employees or officials (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).