House Committee on State Affairs - 66th R.S. (1979)

Committee Members


  • Review state personnel policies to determine their impact on turnover rates, benefits, absenteeism, and other related issues, and to compare the policies with those in the private sector.
  • Identify state policies and programs dealing with natural disasters in Texas and determine if these policies and programs have any influence on the quality of available public services.
  • Compare the professional licensing agencies of other states with those in Texas to determine the feasibility of an umbrella licensing agency and the effectiveness of Texas licensing practices.
  • Monitor the activities of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission to determine the effectiveness of the reorganization.
  • Conduct a recodification of the eminent domain laws in Texas and recommend additional changes needed in this regard.
  • Monitor the activities of the State Aircraft Pooling Board to determine its effectiveness.
  • Oversight functions shall be conducted for all appropriations-related actions of those agencies assigned to this committee for appropriative purposes during the 66th Regular Session of the Legislature. The agencies include:
    State Purchasing and General Services Commission
    Amusement Machine Commission
    Office of the Governor and Budget and Planning
    Public Utilities Commission
    Adjutant General's Department
    National Guard Armory Board
    Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education
    Board of Barber Examiners
    Texas Cosmetology Commission
    Texas Historical Commission
    Library and Historical Commission
    Commission for Indian Affairs
    Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Naval Museum Commission
    Fireman's Pension Commissioner
    Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies
    State Aircraft Pooling Board

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