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Committee on Urban Affairs - 75th R.S. (1997)
Assess the preparedness of city governments, especially small and mid-size cities, to deal with the Year 2000 computer problems.
Determine the effects of the 75th Legislature's failure to pass legislation validating the acts of city governments.
Continue the Committee's review of housing issues and programs. The review should include (but not limited to): (1) the procedures for awarding low-income housing tax credits, compared and contrasted with the procedures for awarding state bond activity cap for housing (2) the state's efforts to improve housing conditions for colonias residents; (3) tenant services and housing for special populations; (4) methods by which the state can serve individuals and families earning less than 30% of AMFI; and (5) implentation of HB 2577 75th R.S..
Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction.
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