Charlie Geren, Chair
Donna Howard, Vice Chair
Charles 'Doc' Anderson
Carl Sherman, Sr.
|• Monitor the agencies and programs under the Committee's jurisdiction and oversee the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 86th Legislature. Conduct active oversight of all associated rulemaking and other governmental actions taken to ensure intended legislative outcome of all legislation.|
|• Review the applicable requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act as it applies to the Texas House of Representatives. Study the needs of individuals covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act with regard to their participating in the legislative process, such as providing testimony to legislative committees and monitoring the legislature. Make recommendations for accommodations as necessary to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.|
|• Study the impact of the Capitol Complex Master Plan and ongoing construction as it relates to the operation and management of the Texas State History Museum, specifically its visitor admissions, educational programming, exhibit space, and facility rental. Examine the connectivity of the Capitol Complex Master Plan Mall area to ensure a consistent, dynamic, and sustainable relationship with the State Preservation Board, Texas State History Museum, and Texas State Capitol in its programming and use. Evaluate the infrastructure needs of the Texas State Capitol and the Capitol Visitors Center to ensure the ongoing preservation and operational needs of the historical structures and grounds. (Joint charge with the House Committee on Culture, Recreation & Tourism)|
|• Study and make recommendations, including recommendations to improve administrative efficiencies and achieve financial savings in the operation of the House and the legislative branch of government, on the structure, duties, funding, and oversight of the following legislative agencies: Legislative Budget Board, Legislative Reference Library, Texas Legislative Council, State Auditor's Office, and the Sunset Advisory Commission|
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