House Administration Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Anna Newell
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.140
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-0784

Committee Members

Chair

Metcalf

Rep. Metcalf,
Will

Vice Chair

Cole

Rep. Cole,
Sheryl

 

Anchia

Rep. Anchia,
Rafael

 

Burns

Rep. Burns,
DeWayne

 

Klick

Rep. Klick,
Stephanie

 

Landgraf

Rep. Landgraf,
Brooks

 

Morales

Rep. Morales,
Eddie

 

Oliverson

Rep. Oliverson,
Tom

 

Sanford

Rep. Sanford,
Scott

 

Walle

Rep. Walle,
Armando

 

Zwiener

Rep. Zwiener,
Erin

Jurisdiction:

Sec. 16. HOUSE ADMINISTRATION (PROCEDURAL). (a) The
committee shall have 11 members, with jurisdiction over:
(1) administrative operation of the house and its
employees;
(2) the adoption of policies and procedures for
appropriate workplace conduct under Rule 15 and the housekeeping
resolution, including policies and procedures relating to the
training of members, officers, and employees;
(3) the general house fund, with full control over all
expenditures from the fund;
(4) all property, equipment, and supplies obtained by
the house for its use and the use of its members;
(5) all office space available for the use of the house
and its members;
(6) the assignment of vacant office space, vacant
parking spaces, and vacant desks on the house floor to members with
seniority based on cumulative years of service in the house, except
that the committee may make these assignments based on physical
disability of a member where it deems proper;
(7) all admissions to the floor during sessions of the
house;
(8) all proposals to invite nonmembers to appear
before or address the house or a joint session;
(9) all radio, television, and Internet broadcasting,
live or recorded, of sessions of the house;
(10) the electronic recording of the proceedings of
the house of representatives and the custody of the recordings of
testimony before house committees, with authority to promulgate
reasonable rules, regulations, and conditions concerning the
safekeeping, reproducing, and transcribing of the recordings, and
the defraying of costs for transcribing the recordings, subject to
other provisions of these rules;
(11) all witnesses appearing before the house or any
committee thereof in support of or in opposition to any pending
legislative proposal;
(12) the Rules of Procedure of the House of
Representatives, Joint Rules of the House and Senate, and all
proposed amendments;
(13) other matters concerning the rules, procedures,
and operation of the house assigned by the speaker; and
(14) the following state agency: the State
Preservation Board.
(b) The committee must vote to adopt the annual budget for
each house department.