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House Committee on Pensions and Investments - 75th R.S. (1997)

Committee Members
Barry Telford, Chair
Beverly Woolley, Vice Chair
Hugo Berlanga
Jaime Capelo
Tony Goolsby
Irma Rangel
Paul Sadler
Gilbert Serna
Dale Tillery
Tommy Williams
  • Review the laws governing investments and investment practices to identify differences among them. Determine the value, if any, of making the laws more consistent with one another.
  • Examine the status of the TRS-Care health insurance program for retired teachers. Study options for ensuring the long-term viability of the program.
  • Examine the advantages and disadvantages of offering long-term care programs for state employees and teachers. The programs should be financed entirely by members and should create no additional cost to the state or political subdivisions.
  • Examine the impacts, if any, on the major funds subject to investment restrictions contained in Article IX, section 174 of HB 1 75th R.S..
  • Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction.
  • Examine the projected funding deficit facing the Employees Retirement System Insurance Program.

Hugo Berlanga (Member) resigned 5/12/1998. Jaime Capelo (Member) appointed 5/13/1998.

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