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House Committee on Liquor Regulation - 72nd R.S. (1991)

Committee Members
Ron Wilson, Chair
Glenn Repp, Vice Chair
Erwin W. Barton
Eddie Cavazos
Mario Gallegos
Tony Goolsby
Mike Jackson
Ted Kamel
Garfield Thompson
Charges
• Monitor and oversee legislation enacted during the 72nd Regular and Special Called Sessions that was considered by the Liquor Regulation Committee; Performance Audit Review Recommendations; and any agency-initiated changes.
• Carry out budget and oversight responsibilities for all agencies, boards, and commissions listed in Rule 3, Section 22.
A. Monitor and oversee documenation of salary increases.
B. Verify the number and status of outcomes and outputs as identified in the Appropriations Bill (HB 1, 72nd Legislature, 1st Called Session).
C. Review agencies' existing performance standards and determine whether new standards are needed.
• Study the problem of municipal ordinances regulating alcohol consumption that are in direct conflict with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code.
• Study the feasibility of using the mixed beverage gross receipts tax to fund chemical dependency treatment programs in counties and cities that receive mixed beverage tax refunds.
• Study open container legislation in other states to determine which states have the most effective laws restricting access to alcohol in motor vehicles.
• Study administrative license revocation in coordination with the Criminal Jurisprudence Committee.

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