Job Vacancies

General Counsel (revised/repost): The General Counsel provides legal services for the agency, serving as a member of Sunset’s executive team to provide information and advice about legal issues impacting the agency.

Policy Analyst (multiple entry-level positions): The Sunset Commission is seeking motivated, analytical, curious, and innovative individuals with a desire to help government work better. A policy analyst works as part of a team to conduct nonpartisan, objective evaluations of Texas state agencies.

Review Director: As a senior-level position, a Review Director works under the Deputy Director for Reviews to help guide the course of Sunset reviews of state agencies. 

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San Jacinto River Authority

Previous Sunset reports on this agency

  • Next Review Date: 2034-2035 Review Cycle - 94th Legislative Session

  • Last Review Cycle: 2022-2023 Review Cycle - 88th Legislative Session

Sunset Documents for 2022-2023 Review Cycle, 88th Legislative Session

Legislative Documents

Final Results of Last Sunset Review

Sunset Review
  • Amend the San Jacinto River Authority’s Sunset review date to 2035.
Public Engagement
  • Statutorily require the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) to adopt a public engagement policy that guides and encourages public involvement on key decisions.
  • Apply standard across-the-board requirements regarding appointing a presiding officer, board member training, board member removal, separation of board and staff duties, public testimony, and complaints to the authority.
  • Amend SJRA’s board member terms to four years to comply with constitutional requirements.
  • Direct the Texas Legislative Council to update SJRA’s governing law. (Management action — nonstatutory)
River Authority Uniformity 
  • Direct Sunset staff to study administrative operations and structure across all Texas river authorities during the 2024-25 review cycle and make recommendations to the 89th Legislature regarding options to create uniformity across all river authorities that ensure each authority effectively represents its geographic river basin while also maintaining efficient administrative operations. This study would be based on past Sunset river authority reviews and is not expected to involve Sunset having to request new documents from river authorities. (Management action — nonstatutory)