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Tax Equity, Select - 70th R.S. (1987)

Committee Members
Robert J. 'Bob' Glasgow
Grant Jones
Dan Morales
Stan Schlueter
Dan W. Cook, III, Chair
Bob Marbut, Vice Chair
Joe M. Bailey
Bob Bullock
Robert E. Davis
Robert L. Herchert
Frank W. McBee Jr.
Franklin D. Raines
John Roach
Forrest Smith
Charges
• Conduct studies and make findings regarding the burden of state and local taxation borne by various segments of the state's economy and by various categories of individual taxpayers. In the studies the committee shall assess:
(1) the relative portion of the total amount of these taxes that is received from each segment of the business community and each category of individual taxpayer;
(2) the impact of state and local taxation on economic development in this state; and
(3) the relationship between taxes and the revenue needs of the state and local governments and between the tax burden and benefits taxpayers receive from government in this state.

Note:
Senate members and public members Franklin Raines and Frank McBee appointed by the Lieutenant Governor 4/9/1987. (Letters from William P. Hobby, Lieutenant Governor of Texas, April 9, 1987. See Lieutenant Governor Hobby Appointments, L1803.1 P926la)
House members and public members John Roach and Dan Cook appointed by the Speaker April 1987. John Roach later resigned, and Robert Herchert was appointed 11/4/1987. (Press Release, Speaker of the House Gibson D. (Gib) Lewis, April 29, 1987. Letter from Gibson D. (Gib) Lewis, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, November 4, 1987. See House Speaker Lewis Appointments, L1801.1 P926a 1985-92 3.)
Appointed pursuant to HB 2.
Public Members Joe Bailey, Bob Davis, Bob Marbut and Forest Smith appointed by the Governor. (Press Release, Speaker of the House Gibson D. (Gib) Lewis, April 29, 1987. See House Speaker Lewis Appointments, L1801.1 P926a 1985-92 3.)
Comptroller of Public Acounts Bob Bullock was appointed by statute.

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