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House Committee on Appropriations - 70th R.S. (1987)

Committee Members
Jim D. Rudd, Chair
Jim Tallas, Chair
Doyle Willis, Vice Chair
Eddie Cavazos
Bill Ceverha
Paul Colbert
Frank Collazo, Jr.
Barry Connelly
Betty Denton
Orlando Garcia
Gerald Geistweidt
Chris Harris
Bill Hollowell
Cliff Johnson
Ron Lewis
Frank Madla
Roman Martinez
Mike McKinney
Jim McWilliams
Alex Moreno
Rick Perry
Larry Don Shaw
Richard A. Smith
Lou Nelle Sutton
D.R. 'Tom' Uher
Jack Vowell
Tom C. Waldrop
Foster Whaley
Ric Williamson
Charges
• To study methods of standardizing salaries and defining the responsibilities of attorneys employed by various state agencies and systems.
• To study the problem of AFDC Title IV payments in relation to the state's responsibilities regarding child support collections and the interaction with the federal government, and ways of improving the collection and enforcement of child support. (Joint study with Judiciary Committee).
• To study and review all exempt salary positions in the General Appropriations Act.
• To study the function and necessity of Councils of Government.
• To study the feasibility of developing a homogeneous bill pattern for the General Appropriations Bill.
• To study and examine the efficiencies of the National Guard Armory Board's armory locations, their statewide distribution, and the feasibility of regionalization.
• To study the economic impact of a direct voucher payment to relatives for in-home care of nursing home candidates as an alternative to nursing home placement.

Note:
No report was issued.
Dick Swift (Member) appointed June 1988. (Press Release, Speaker of the House Gibson D. (Gib) Lewis, June 29, 1988. See House Speaker Lewis Appointments, L1801.1 P926a 1985-92 2.)
Larry Don Shaw (Member) moved from district 8/12/1988. Cliff Johnson (Member) resigned 1/6/1988.

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