Some reasons for the TBPG to become a Self Directed Semi-Independent Agency

Posted: March 6, 2011 in Uncategorized
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  • Under this plan, regulatory agencies would be accountable to their stakeholders and charged with operating as a business.
  • Regulatory agencies in the project are removed from the cost of state government (appropriations).
  • The state budget size is reduced.
  • Licensees (clients) become directly involved in evaluating the cost of operating the agency.
  • The regulatory agency establishes the fees charged to cover all costs of its operations.
  • Licensees (clients) continue to pay the costs of regulation.
  • Sovereign immunity remains intact for enforcement and disciplinary functions.
  • An agency under the program remains subject to the Open Meetings Act and the Public Information Act.
  • Agencies continue to be audited by the Office of the State Auditor and pay the associated costs.
  • Oversight agencies such as the Legislative Budget Board and the Governor’s Office of Budget and Planning are relieved of budget oversight responsibilities and associated costs.
  • The Governor continues to appoint board members.

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