Not later than December 1 of each year, the commission shall prepare and publish a report that includes:(1) a description of each complaint filed with the commission during the preceding 12-month period, the disposition of each complaint, and the status of any complaint still pending on December 31;(2) a description of any specific forensic method or methodology the commission designates as part of the accreditation process for crime laboratories established by rule under this article;(3) recommendations for best practices concerning the definition of "forensic analysis" provided by statute or by rule;(4) developments in forensic science made or used in other state or federal investigations and the activities of the commission, if any, with respect to those developments; and(5) other information that is relevant to investigations involving forensic science, as determined by the presiding officer of the commission. (a) The commission is administratively attached to the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System.(b) The Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System shall provide administrative support to the commission as necessary to enable the commission to carry out the purposes of this article.(c) Only the commission may exercise the duties of the commission under this article. ADMINISTRATIVE ATTACHMENT TO OFFICE OF COURT ADMINISTRATION. Information that is filed as part of an allegation of professional misconduct or professional negligence or that is obtained during an investigation of an allegation of professional misconduct or professional negligence is not subject to release under Chapter 552, Government Code, until the conclusion of an investigation by the commission under Section 4. In an episode titled, “Are we on a male witch hunt?” – which has since been taken down – some listeners said they were “shocked” that she was “mocking #Me Too or questioning women of sexual assault.” “How dare you question these victims, mock We’re shocked by @stassi's comments re the #metoo campaign.
I wish I could support you on this, but I need you to acknowledge the ignorance here and not blame those who couldn’t listen of not understanding.For example, if your startup just made the latest killer app, don’t waste your time (or hers) in contacting an editor who covers leadership when you should be contacting a tech editor.“It’s pretty clear what my section covers from just a quick scan through the page and my past coverage, and it will benefit you greatly to get yourself acquainted with that before pitching,” says Eillie Anzilotti, who covers sustainability and social for .Oh, and one more, simple, thing: “Do spell my name correctly.“Don’t ever contact me at an email address not ending in @fastcompany.com, says associate editor Rich Bellis.“If you bought my personal email address from a third party that scraped the internet for it, congratulations for being a lazy, unprofessional creep—you just got blocked.”You’d be surprised how deceitful some people can be in the hope that that tactic will get a journalist to write about their company.— Rent the Runway (@Rentthe Runway) November 24, 2017 Simple Contacts doesn’t agree with or condone the opinions of @stassi. We are ending our relationship with the Straight Up with Stassi Podcast effective immediately.We will always stand by brave women sharing their stories. A member is entitled to reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred in performing duties as a member of the advisory committee subject to the General Appropriations Act.(h) Chapter 2110, Government Code, does not apply to the advisory committee. A hearing under this section shall be conducted by an administrative law judge of the State Office of Administrative Hearings. In this article:(1) "Accredited field of forensic science" means a specific forensic method or methodology validated or approved by the commission under this article.(2) "Commission" means the Texas Forensic Science Commission.(3) "Crime laboratory" has the meaning assigned by Article 38.35.(4) "Forensic analysis" means a medical, chemical, toxicologic, ballistic, or other expert examination or test performed on physical evidence, including DNA evidence, for the purpose of determining the connection of the evidence to a criminal action, except that the term does not include the portion of an autopsy conducted by a medical examiner or other forensic pathologist who is a licensed physician.(5) "Office of capital and forensic writs" means the office of capital and forensic writs established under Subchapter B, Chapter 78, Government Code.(6) "Physical evidence" has the meaning assigned by Article 38.35. A member may serve more than one term as presiding officer.(f) The advisory committee shall meet annually and at the call of the presiding officer or the commission.(g) An advisory committee member is not entitled to compensation. If a license suspension is probated, the commission may require the license holder to:(1) report regularly to the commission on matters that are the basis of the probation; or (2) continue or review continuing professional education until the license holder attains a degree of skill satisfactory to the commission in those areas that are the basis of the probation.(c) Disciplinary proceedings of the commission are governed by Chapter 2001, Government Code. (a) The commission shall:(1) develop and implement a reporting system through which a crime laboratory may report professional negligence or professional misconduct;(2) require a crime laboratory that conducts forensic analyses to report professional negligence or professional misconduct to the commission; and(3) investigate, in a timely manner, any allegation of professional negligence or professional misconduct that would substantially affect the integrity of the results of a forensic analysis conducted by a crime laboratory.(a-1) The commission may initiate for educational purposes an investigation of a forensic analysis without receiving a complaint, submitted through the reporting system implemented under Subsection (a)(1), that contains an allegation of professional negligence or professional misconduct involving the forensic analysis conducted if the commission determines by a majority vote of a quorum of the members of the commission that an investigation of the forensic analysis would advance the integrity and reliability of forensic science in this state.(b) If the commission conducts an investigation under Subsection (a)(3) of a crime laboratory that is accredited under this article pursuant to an allegation of professional negligence or professional misconduct involving an accredited field of forensic science, the investigation:(1) must include the preparation of a written report that identifies and also describes the methods and procedures used to identify:(A) the alleged negligence or misconduct;(B) whether negligence or misconduct occurred;(C) any corrective action required of the laboratory, facility, or entity;(D) observations of the commission regarding the integrity and reliability of the forensic analysis conducted;(E) best practices identified by the commission during the course of the investigation; and(F) other recommendations that are relevant, as determined by the commission; and(2) may include one or more:(A) retrospective reexaminations of other forensic analyses conducted by the laboratory, facility, or entity that may involve the same kind of negligence or misconduct; and(B) follow-up evaluations of the laboratory, facility, or entity to review:(i) the implementation of any corrective action required under Subdivision (1)(C); or(ii) the conclusion of any retrospective reexamination under Paragraph (A).(b-1) If the commission conducts an investigation under Subsection (a)(3) of a crime laboratory that is not accredited under this article or the investigation is conducted pursuant to an allegation involving a forensic method or methodology that is not an accredited field of forensic science, the investigation may include the preparation of a written report that contains:(1) observations of the commission regarding the integrity and reliability of the forensic analysis conducted;(2) best practices identified by the commission during the course of the investigation; or(3) other recommendations that are relevant, as determined by the commission.(b-2) If the commission conducts an investigation of a forensic analysis under Subsection (a-1), the investigation must include the preparation of a written report that contains:(1) observations of the commission regarding the integrity and reliability of the forensic analysis conducted;(2) best practices identified by the commission during the course of the investigation; and(3) other recommendations that are relevant, as determined by the commission.(c) The commission by contract may delegate the duties described by Subsections (a)(1) and (3) to any person the commission determines to be qualified to assume those duties.(d) The commission may require that a crime laboratory investigated under this section pay any costs incurred to ensure compliance with Subsection (b), (b-1), or (b-2).(e) The commission shall make all investigation reports completed under Subsection (b), (b-1), or (b-2) available to the public. (2) "Forensic analyst" means a person who on behalf of a crime laboratory accredited under this article technically reviews or performs a forensic analysis or draws conclusions from or interprets a forensic analysis for a court or crime laboratory. The Texas Legislative Council, the Legislative Budget Board, and The University of Texas at Austin shall assist the commission in performing the commission's duties. (a) Notwithstanding Section 2, in this section:(1) "Forensic analysis" has the meaning assigned by Article 38.35. ’ or ‘I have been pitching you for one year, why aren’t you responding to me????And like you, they are really busy with their job, so asking them to do things for you to help you get your work done is a nonstarter.“Don’t give me more work: Don’t email me just to ask me to introduce you to someone else at And no one likes to be told how to do their job.