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House Committee on Urban Affairs - 75th R.S. (1997)

Committee Members
Fred Hill, Chair
Kevin Bailey, Vice Chair
Lon Burnam
Ron Clark
Harryette Ehrhardt
Domingo Garcia
Terri Hodge
John Shields
Arlene Wohlgemuth
Charges
• 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 Legislature, Regular Session.
• Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction.

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