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Senate Committee on Economic Development - 74th R.S. (1995)

Committee Members
David Sibley, Chair
Peggy Rosson, Vice Chair
John Carona
Rodney Ellis
Chris Harris
Tom Haywood
Don Henderson
John N. Leedom
Eddie Lucio
Frank Madla
Jerry Patterson
Florence Shapiro
Charges
• Monitor the implementation of the provisions of HB 2128, 74th Legislature, Regular Session, the telecommunications bill, including: assessing its effectiveness in increasing competition in the local exchange market; determining the extent to which local exchange companies have increased their investment in the telecommunications infrastructure in Texas and identify which areas of the state, if any, have not fully benefitted from such investments.
• Review and make recommendations regarding the cost benefit analysis or other evaluation reports performed by the Comptroller of Public Accounts and the State Auditor on the tax abatement program, enterprise zone program or other state financial incentive programs.
• Study the potential benefits and liabilities of medical savings accounts as an additional health care option for individuals and employers.

Note:
John Carona (Member) appointed 6/20/1996. John Leedom (Member) 12/13/1994 - 3/19/1996.

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