House Committee on Urban Affairs - 73rd R.S. (1993)
- Examine the laws governing annexations by municipalities, identifying problems and issues to assure fairness to all parties.
- Study the need to expand cities' local option sales tax to deal with problems of gangs and urban crime, homelessness, and other urban problems.
- Examine the need for legislation giving municipalities explicit authority to regulate the public consumption of alcohol and smoking in public places.
- Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction, including a study of mandated reports to the legislature and legislative agencies. The study should consist of a review of the legislative reporting requirements of all agencies to identify areas where reporting obligations could be streamlined and agency accountability improved. The committee shall make specific recommendations about the continuation, modification or elimination of required legislative reports.
Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.