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House Committee on State, Federal, and International Relations - 72nd R.S. (1991)

Committee Members
Al Granoff, Chair
Tim Von Dohlen, Vice Chair
Fred Blair
Bill Carter
Karyne Jones Conley
Dianne White Delisi
Pete Gallego
Jim Horn
Bill Thomas
Charges
• Monitor and oversee legislation enacted during the 72nd Regular and Special Called Sessions that was considered by the Committee on State, Federal and International Relations; 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 33.
A. Monitor and oversee documentation 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 impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement on Texas, including issues relating to health and environment along the Texas-Mexico border, in cooperation with other appropriate committees.
• Study economic reform programs in Africa and the potential trade opportunities for Texas businesses.
• Study direct international airline flights to and from Texas for the benefit of Texas trade and commerce.
• Evaluate the performance of the State of Texas foreign offices.

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