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House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Articles VI, VII & VIII (Natural Resources, Business & Economic Development, and Regulatory) - 86th R.S. (2019)

Committee Members
Toni Rose, Chair
Cecil Bell, Jr., Vice Chair
Ina Minjarez
Sergio Muñoz, Jr.
Reggie Smith
Steve Toth
Terry Wilson
Charges
• Monitor the agencies and programs under Articles VI, VII, and VIII, and oversee the implementation of relevant legislation and riders passed by the 86th Legislature.
• Monitor the status of the operation, maintenance, and structural repairs of low hazard and high hazard dams throughout the state, as well as implementation of funds appropriated to the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board's Flood Control Program during the 86th Legislature. (Joint charge with the House Committee on Agriculture & Livestock)
• Monitor the use of additional funds provided to the Texas Department of Transportation in SB 500, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, for the Transportation Infrastructure Fund. Examine existing fund balances and determine if the funds should be held in a more efficient manner.
• Evaluate funding provided to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for the repair, maintenance, and upgrade of state park facilities. Determine the facilities that are in most need of repair, maintenance, or upgrade and examine the costs associated with such repairs, maintenance, or upgrades.

Note:
Appointed by Chair, 2/4/2019.

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