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Senate Committee on Investigating, Special - 48th R.S. (1943)

Committee Members
Houghton Brownlee, Chair
Pat Bullock
Fred Mauritz
George C. Morris
Rudolph Adolph Weinert
Charges
• The committee shall continue the inquiries heretofore begun by the committee authorized and appointed at the Regular Session of the Forty-seventh Legislature relative to law violations and the administration of all State laws and any of the matters pertaining to or affecting the revenues of the State government, and the expenditures of taxes, fees, and assessments, and to inquire into any other affairs and activities of governmental departments and institutions of whatever kind and character, as such activities in any way affect the financial or other welfare of the government and the citizens of Texas. Said committee shall make a study of any other governmental activity, and shall have the authority to investigate and inquire into any such matters.
• Investigate the operation of the Texas State Railroad.*

Note:
Appointed by Lieutenant Governor 2/18/1943, pursuant to SR 4. Houghton Brownlee listed as Chairman in transcript of proceedings on the Texas State Railroad, 1/12/1944.

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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