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House Committee on Business and Commerce - 72nd R.S. (1991)

Committee Members
Steven Wolens, Chair
Anita Hill, Vice Chair
Kim Brimer
Troy Fraser
Patrick "Pat" Haggerty
Jim Horn
Samuel Hudson III
Robert Junell
A.R. 'Augie' Ovard
Charges
• Monitor and oversee legislation enacted during the 72nd Regular and Special Called Sessions that was considered by the Business and Commerce Committee; Performance Audit Review Recommendations; and any agency-initiated changes.
• Carry out budget and oversight responsibilities for all agencies, boards, and commissions listed in Rule 3, Section 3.

A. Monitor and oversee documentation of salary increases.

B. Verify the number and status of outcomes and outputs as identified in the Appropriations Bill (HB 1, 72nd Legislature, 1st Called Session).

C. Review agencies' existing performance standards and determine whether new standards are needed.
• Study the franchise law in Texas.
• Study retaliatory firings of employee's who have filed worker's compensation claims.
• Review market prices on sales of refined petroleum products.

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