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House Committee on Regions, Compacts, and Districts - 66th R.S. (1979)

Committee Members
Tim Von Dohlen, Chair
Gerald Hill, Vice Chair
Leroy J. Wieting, Vice Chair - Appropriative Matters
Reby Cary
Bill Clark
Ed Emmett
Buck Florence
Paul Ragsdale
Chris V. Semos
Gary Thompson
Bob Ware
Charges
• Study regional councils of government, examining funding mechanisms, memberships of boards, coordination of grant proposals and the effects of previously prepared studies and suggested legislation.
• Oversight functions shall be conducted for all appropriations-related actions of those agencies assigned to this committee for appropriative purposes during the 66th Regular Session of the Legislature. The agencies include:
Good Neighbor Commission
Governor's Office of the Regional Border Commission
Office of State-Federal Relations
• Prepare a comprehensive study of legislative and congressional redistricting following the 1980 Census, including analysis of Census data available prior to the convening of the 67th Regular Session of the Legislature.
• Continue to study federal-state relations with emphasis on current issues before Congress which could have an adverse impact on Texas.
• Determine the range of governmental relations possible between the State of Texas and Mexico.

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