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House Committee on Tarrant County Relief Situation, Special - 44th R.S. (1935)

Committee Members


  • Investigate thoroughly the relief system and set up as administered in Tarrant County.
  • Such committee shall give its ideas relative to a better functioning of the Relief system in the saving of time, and providing labor, money, relief for the needy, so that errors can be remedied wherever same may be found to exist; and as to any and all things that such committee may think advisable relative to the scope of this investigation; to bring to the attention of the Legislature all needed or suggested reforms or changes in the Relief Law and administration of the same in the State of Texas.


1st C.S.: Clarence Farmer (Chair) and Joseph Greathouse and Lonnie Smith (Members) appointed by Speaker 9/19/1935, pursuant to resolution by Farmer. George Butler and Howard Davison (Members) appointed 9/27/1935, pursuant to resolution by Lanning.

Reports printed in House Journal, 44th Legislature, 1st C.S., 10/10/1935, pp. 328-334; reference HSR 6, 44th 1st C.S. Butler listed as Chair on committee report; Farmer signed minority report as "Member now and Chairman of the Committee of Three."

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