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House Committee on Land and Resource Management - 79th R.S. (2005)

Committee Members
Anna Mowery, Chair
Linda Harper-Brown, Vice Chair
Joe C. Pickett, Chair - Budget & Oversight
Roy Blake, Jr.
Robert "Robby" Cook
Juan Escobar
David Leibowitz
Sid Miller
Rob Orr
Charges
• Determine the appropriateness of non-elected governmental bodies exercising the power of eminent domain to condemn property.
• Consider the potential establishment of a single and uniform approach to dealing with situations involving overlapping, extraterritorial jurisdictions.
• Study the powers and practices of homeowner associations in Texas and the possible need for legislation, such as the proposed Texas Uniform Planning Community Act, to address the rules, enforcement, restrictions and other matters within the authority of a homeowner association. (Joint interim charge with the House Committee on Business and Industry)
• Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.

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