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House Committee on Financial Institutions - 71st R.S. (1989)

Committee Members
Ashley Smith, Chair
Eddie Lucio, Vice Chair
Betty Denton, Chair - Budget & Oversight
Jerald H. Larry
Kenny Marchant
Pete Patterson
Nolan 'Buzz' Robnett
Dalton Smith
Ralph Wallace
Charges
• To monitor all activities and to have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 12.
• To study the impact and extent of foreign government ownership of Texas banks and savings and loan institutions.
• To study deficiency procedures on debts secured by real property following foreclosure sale of the property.
• To study the impact and results of federally promulgated takeovers and consolidations by out-of-state holding companies on the competitiveness of interest rates among all banks in Texas.
• To study the responsiveness of holding companies to local, state, small business and agriculture credit needs relative to the availability of capital in Texas' banking markets.
• To study the state's role in the changing financial institution structure and potential policies the state can develop to strengthen the dual systems of chartering and supervising banks in Texas.
• To study the impact of the "Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989" on the savings and loan companies in Texas.
• To study the need for state chartered financial institutions.
• To study the need for a State Chartered Savings Bank.
• To study the impact that current law on home equity loans has on savings and loans in Texas under terms of the "good asset" requirements of the "Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989."
• To study the impact of the requirements of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA) on real estate appraisers, and the means by which the availability of such required services may be assured throughout Texas.

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