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House Committee on Retirement and Aging - 70th R.S. (1987)

Committee Members
Edmund Kuempel, Chair
David Patronella, Vice Chair
Jerry Clark
Anne Cooper
Charles Finnell
Talmadge Heflin
Arves E. Jones
Bob Richardson
Lou Nelle Sutton
  • To monitor all activities and have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 28.
  • To study the feasibility and cost of expansion of the shared housing program of the Texas Department of Aging.
  • Study the televised advertising of health and life insurance plans aimed at the elderly population.
  • To study the state retirement systems.
  • To study the current and projected financial condition of the private long-term care industry and examine possible funding alternatives, including the feasibility of tax deductible payments for nursing home care.
  • To study the costs and benefits of expanding internal administration of real estate investments in comparison to engaging outside real estate advisors by the Teachers Retirement System.

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