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State Affairs

Texas House Committee

Phone: 512-463-0814

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(1) questions and matters of state policy;
(2) the administration of state government;
(3) the organization, operation, powers, regulation, and management of state departments, agencies, and institutions;
(4) the operation and regulation of public lands and state buildings;
(5) the duties and conduct of officers and employees of the state government;
(6) the operation of state government and its agencies and departments; all of above except where jurisdiction is specifically granted to some other standing committee;
(7) access of the state agencies to scientific and technological information;
(8) the regulation and deregulation of electric utilities and the electric industry;
(9) the regulation and deregulation of telecommunications utilities and the telecommunications industry;
(10) electric utility regulation as it relates to energy production and consumption;
(11) pipelines, pipeline companies, and all others operating as common carriers in the state;
(12) the regulation and deregulation of other industries jurisdiction of which is not specifically assigned to another committee under these rules; and
(13) the following organizations and state agencies: the Council of State Governments, the National Conference of State Legislatures, the Office of the Governor, the Texas Facilities Commission, the Department of Information Resources, the Inaugural Endowment Fund Committee, the Sunset Advisory Commission, the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and the Office of Public Utility Counsel.

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