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House Committee on Ways and Means - 78th R.S. (2003)

Committee Members
Brian McCall, Chair
Ron Wilson, Chair
Ken Paxton, Vice Chair
Jim Pitts, Chair - Budget & Oversight
Harvey Hilderbran
Jim Keffer
Vilma Luna
Allan Ritter
Beverly Woolley
Charges
• Monitor the fiscal impact to the state due to interstate sales and monitor Texas' involvement and implementation of the Streamlined Sales Tax Project.
• Monitor federal tax policy changes that will affect Texas, specifically the permanent elimination of the inheritance tax and the deductability of state sales taxes against federal income tax.
• Actively support the Select Committee on Public School Finance in their deliberations on developing an alternative system of public school finance.
• Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.

Note:
Ron Wilson replaced as Chair 4/13/04 pursuant to Rule 4, section 5(b)(3). (Proclamation, Tom Craddick, April 13, 2004)
Vice-Chair Brian McCall appointed Chair 4/13/04 pursuant to Rule 4, section 5(c). (Proclamation, Tom Craddick, April 13, 2004)
Ken Paxton appointed Vice-Chair 4/13/04 pursuant to Rule 4, section 5. (Proclamation, Tom Craddick, April 13, 2004.)
Ron Wilson resigned July 31, 2004.
Jim Pitts removed from the Committee 11/19/04 pursuant to Rule 4 Section 4. (Proclamation, Tom Craddick, November 19, 2004)

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