Employee Benefits, Select - 71st R.S. (1989)

Committee Members


  • Study the administration of employee health insurance programs, including those programs administered by institutions of higher education; issues related to the state contribution to health insurance premiums; and issues relating to the structure, administration, and financing of employee retirement systems. The study shall include, but not be limited to, a review of the competitive process for the selection of health care providers, cost containment measures and their implementation, administrative or legislative actions that may have contributed to increased costs or reduced benefits in health care coverage, the interpretation and implementation of statutorily mandated uniformity of benefits, changes in the administrative structure of health insurance programs, and, in regard to retirement systems, the methodology and accuracy of actuarial analysis, the transferability of retirement benefits among systems, and the method of calculation of the state contribution to the employees' pension funds.


Created by a proclamation issued by the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House under authority vested in HCR 142. See House and Senate Committees 71st 72nd Leg., L1800.1 p926.

House members appointed 9/27/1989. (Letters from Gibson D. (Gib) Lewis, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, September 27, 1989. See House Speaker Lewis Appointments, L1801.1 P926a 1985-92 2.)

Senate members appointed 9/22/1989. (Letters from William P. Hobby, Lieutenant Governor of Texas, September 22, 1989. See Lieutenant Governor Hobby Appointments 70th-71st, L1803.1 P926la 1987-90 3.)

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