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House Committee on County Affairs - 68th R.S. (1983)

Committee Members
Gary Thompson, Chair
J.W. Buchanan, Vice Chair
Foster Whaley, Chair - Budget & Oversight
Bob Barton, Jr.
Steve Carriker
Bill Carter
Reby Cary
Billy Clemons
Jim Crockett
Robert Eckels
Arves E. Jones
Walter Martinez
Jim Parker
Larry Don Shaw
Leroy J. Wieting
C. K. 'Chock' Word
Charges
• To monitor all activities and have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 5.
• To examine county ordinance-making authority and its ramifications.
• To classify, investigate, and analyze county law as it presently exists.
• To investigate the various sources of revenue that counties currently have.
• To examine the impact of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, revenues regarding tax exempt status of federal securities on county revenues.
• In cooperation with the House Committee on Urban Affairs and the House-Senate Joint Committee on Indigent Health Care, study the impact of indigent health care on county government.
• Conduct a mid-course review of the activities to date of the Texas Low-level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority (TLLRWDA) and take testimony and gather evidence from interested public officials and private citizens on the matter of low-level nuclear waste disposal in Texas.

Note:
Leroy Wieting (Member) resigned 3/31/1984.
Bill Carter appointed 5/4/1984. (Press Release issued by Gibson D. (Gib) Lewis, Speaker of the Texas House of Represenatives, May 4, 1984. See House Speaker Lewis Appointments, L1801.1 P926a 1985-92 2.)

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