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House Committee on Labor - 65th R.S. (1977)

Committee Members
W. J. 'Bill' Blythe, Jr., Chair
Eddie Bernice Johnson, Chair
Andrew Z. Baker, Vice Chair
Henry E. Allee
John W. Bryant
Lanell Cofer
Frank Collazo, Jr.
Joe Hernandez
Paul Moreno
Ed R. Watson
Charges
• An evaluation of the effectiveness of state law to regulate the activities of labor agents, including the Department of Labor and Standards' ability to effectively enforce the law.
• An analysis of the Texas Merit System Council which is under the Texas Employment Commission, focusing on the Council's interpretation and implementation of the Federal Civil Service Commission's regulations.
• Oversight responsibility of agency expenditures and related transactions. This function shall encompass a review and monitoring of all appropriations-related actions of those agencies assigned to this committee for appropriative purposes during the 66th Regular Session of the Legislature, to wit:
Department of Labor and Standards
Texas Employment Commission

Note:
Eddie Bernice Johnson (Chair) resigned 9/30/1977.
Bill Blythe promoted to committee chair October 1977. (Press Release from Bill Clayton, Speaker of the Texas House of Represenatives, October 7, 1977. See House Press Memos 1978, L1801.1 P926 1978.)
Lanell Cofer (Member) appointed 12/16/1977. (Memorandum from Bill Clayton, Speaker of the Texas House of Represenatives, December 16, 1977. See House Press Memos 1978, L1801.1 P926 1978.)

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