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

Committee Members


  • 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.


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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