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House Committee on Elections - 82nd R.S. (2011)

Committee Members
Larry Taylor, Chair
Ana Hernandez, Vice Chair
Leo Berman
Dan Branch
Cindy Burkett
Joe Farias
Jason Isaac
Phil King
Marc Veasey
Charges
• Examine the benefits and risks of using mobile voting stations in Texas.
• Examine ways to more clearly define a residence address for voter registration purposes, giving special consideration to college-age students.
• Monitor the implementation and impact of the MOVE Act on the state and on municipalities. Make legislative recommendations, as needed, to ensure a smooth implementation of the law. (Joint with the House Committee on Defense & Veterans' Affairs)
• Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction and the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 82nd Legislature.
• Study and make recommendations for significantly improving the state's manufacturing capability.
• Find ways to increase transparency, accountability and efficiency in state government.

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