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House Committee on Ways and Means - 68th R.S. (1983)

Committee Members
Stan Schlueter, Chair
Roy English, Vice Chair
Bruce Gibson, Vice Chair
Roy English, Chair - Budget & Oversight
Jim Turner, Chair - Budget & Oversight
Hugo Berlanga
Bill Ceverha
Jim Crockett
John J. Gavin
Joe C. Hanna
Gerald Hill
Lee Jackson
Rollin Khoury
Edmund Kuempel
Wayne Peveto
Gwyn Clarkston Shea
Mark Stiles
Gary Thompson
Charges
• To monitor all activities and have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 33.
• To review the new federal tax laws as they relate to taxes in the state.
• To make a comparative analysis of taxes in Texas and other states.
• To examine and compile all exemptions under the general sales tax.
• To study the Texas Housing Authority's on-going loan programs and financial benefits to home owners to determine if changes need to be made.
• To study the feasibility of imposing a corporate franchise tax or some other equitable tax on banking corporations doing business in Texas.
• To assist the Select Committee on Public Education and the House-Senate Joint Committee on State Fiscal Policy.

Note:
The press release regarding House committees issued by Speaker Gib Lewis on April 4, 1984 lists Bruce Gibson as Vice Chair, Roy English as Chair for Budget and Oversight, and lists John Gavin as a member of the Committee. (Press Release, Speaker of the House Gibson D. (Gib) Lewis, April 5, 1984. See House Speaker Lewis Appointments, L1801.1 P926a 1985-92 2.)
Jim Turner (Chair - Budget and Oversight) resigned 3/17/1984.

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