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House Committee on Urban Needs, House Joint - 66th R.S. (1979)

Committee Members
Gib Lewis, Chair
Ray Keller, Vice Chair
Lloyd Criss
Lanny Hall
George Pierce
Mary Polk
Chris V. Semos
Frank Tejeda
Craig A. Washington
Richard Armendariz
June Bratcher
James P. Christon
Lloyd Moss
L. Wayne Odom
Alexander Pratt
Charges
• Investigate developments in Texas in the next decade and corresponding needs which the Legislature could address.
• Investigate developments in Texas for the rest of the 20th century, including: the needs of Texas cities; energy needs; human services; transportation; the effect of growth on labor availability; and crime prevention. *
• Consider the effects of population growth on the demand for government services, and review possible sources of additional revenue.*
• Study the economics of Texas' cities, including such issues as revenue projections, expenditure levels, grants, etc.
• Study Texas' energy needs for industrial, commercial and residential purposes.
• Study the need for expanded human resources, such as mental and physical heath services, social service availability and related issues. Forecast future needs.
• Study the future of transportation in urban areas.
• Determine crime prevention needs in terms of law enforcement, neighborhood efforts and other related matters.
• Study industrial and commercial growth and its effect on labor availability.
* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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