House Committee Assignments for 82nd Legislature

Well, we’ve waited for these, and here they are, the Committee Chairs for your 82nd Texas Legislature:


Agriculture & Livestock: Representative Rick Hardcastle (R-Vernon)

Appropriations: Representative Jim Pitts (R-Waxahachie)

Border & Intergovernmental Affairs: Representative Veronica Gonzales (D-McAllen)

Business & Industry: Representative Joe Deshotel (D-Beaumont)

Calendars: Representative Todd Hunter (R-Corpus Christi)

Corrections: Representative Jerry Madden (R-Richardson)

County Affairs: Representative Garnet Coleman (D-Houston)

Criminal Jurisprudence: Pete Gallego (D-Alpine)

Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Representative Ryan Guillen (D-Rio Grande City)

Defense & Veterans’ Affairs: Representative Joe Pickett (D-El Paso)

Economic & Small Business Development: Representative John Davis (R-Houston)

Elections: Representative Larry Taylor (R-Friendswood)

Energy Resources: Representative Jim Keffer (R-Eastland)

Environmental Regulation: Representative Wayne Smith (R-Baytown)

General Investigating & Ethics: Representative Chuck Hopson (R-Jacksonville)

Government Efficiency & Reform: Representative William “Bill” Callegari (R-Katy)

Higher Education: Representative Dan Branch (R-Dallas)

Homeland Security & Public Safety: Representative Sid Miller (R-Stephenville)

House Administration: Representative Charlie Geren (R-Fort Worth)

Human Services: Representative Richard Peña Raymond (D-Laredo)

Insurance: Representative John Smithee (R-Amarillo)

Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Representative Jim Jackson (R-Carrollton)

Land & Resource Management: Representative Rene Oliveira (D-Brownsville)

Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Representative Mike Hamilton (R-Mauriceville)

Local & Consent Calendars: Representative Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston)

Natural Resources: Representative Allan Ritter (R-Nederland)

Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Representative Vicki Truitt (R-Keller)

Public Education: Representative Rob Eissler (R-The Woodlands)

Public Health: Representative Lois Kolkhorst (R-Brenham)

Redistricting: Representative Burt Solomons (R-Carrollton)

Rules & Resolutions: Representative Ruth Jones McClendon (D-San Antonio)

State Affairs: Representative Byron Cook (R-Corsicana)

Technology: Representative Aaron Peña (R-Edinburg)

Transportation: Representative Larry Phillips (R-Sherman)

Urban Affairs: Representative Harold Dutton Jr. (D-Houston)

Ways & Means: Representative Harvey Hilderbran (R-Kerrville)

Select Committee on State Sovereignty: Representative Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe)

Select Committee on Voter Identification and Voter Fraud: Representative Dennis Bonnen (R-Angleton)

Select Committee on Election Contest: Representative Todd Hunter (R-Corpus Christi)

Joint Committee on Oversight and HHS Eligibility System: Representative Fred Brown (R-College Station)

You can read all of the Committee Assignments here.


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