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TITLE 1ADMINISTRATION
PART 10DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES
CHAPTER 206STATE WEBSITES
SUBCHAPTER BSTATE AGENCY WEBSITES
RULE §206.56Suggestions for Agency Cost Savings

To the extent possible using available resources, a state agency with 1,500 or more employees shall provide on the agency's intranet or internet website an electronic form or link to a tool by which an employee may submit suggestions and ideas for cost savings.

  (1) A state agency must provide an employee the options of submitting the suggestion or idea with attribution or anonymously.

    (A) An anonymous suggestion may not be traceable to the employee; and

    (B) The system or tool by which an anonymous suggestion is submitted shall not record any data that would link the suggestion or idea to the computer used for the submission.

  (2) A state agency shall provide a means by which the public may:

    (A) monitor, in real time or on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis, submissions made under this rule; and

    (B) vote for a favorite submission.

  (3) Suggestions or ideas submitted under this rule shall be moderated by or on behalf of the agency to exclude, at a minimum, overtly political or offensive language.


Source Note: The provisions of this §206.56 adopted to be effective March 19, 2014, 39 TexReg 1926

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