Gib Lewis, Chair
John Whitmire, Vice Chair
Jimmie C. Edwards III
Herman E. Lauhoff
Lyndon Olson, Jr.
Abraham D. Ribak
|• Oversight responsibility of agency expenditures and related transactions. This function shall encompass a review and monitoring of all appropriations-related actions of those agencies assigned to this Committee for appropriative purposes during the 65th Regular Session of the Legislature, to wit: Department of Community Affairs.|
|• A study of urban development in general, to include urban sprawl and its effect; annexation policies of cities and the problems and effects caused thereby; and the emerging administrative problems of urban areas, including methods of financing improvements and urban blight and renovation.|
|• A study local government structures, including powers and resources and demands thereupon with recommendations as to any necessary legislative action to provide flexibility and uniformity of operation.|
|• A study of intra-state regions and special districts to include a report on the trends towards metropolitan area governments, and recommendations as to any necessary legislative action to control or redirect the direction of regional councils of government.|
|• A study of the methodology, effect of and financial ramifications of the State electing to withdraw participation in the social security system of state employees.|
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