Urban Affairs Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Angelina Lopez
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.126
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-9904

Committee Members

Chair

Cortez

Rep. Cortez,
Philip

Vice Chair

Holland

Rep. Holland,
Justin

 

Bernal

Rep. Bernal,
Diego

 

Campos

Rep. Campos,
Liz

 

Gates

Rep. Gates,
Gary

 

Johnson

Rep. Johnson,
Jarvis D.

 

Minjarez

Rep. Minjarez,
Ina

 

Morales Shaw

Rep. Morales Shaw,
Penny

 

Slaton

Rep. Slaton,
Bryan

Jurisdiction:

Sec. 33. URBAN AFFAIRS. The committee shall have nine
members, with jurisdiction over all matters pertaining to:
(1) municipalities, including their creation,
organization, powers, government, and finance, and the
compensation and duties of their officers and employees;
(2) home-rule municipalities, their relationship to
the state, and their powers, authority, and limitations;
(3) the creation or change of metropolitan areas and
the form of government under which those areas operate;
(4) problems and issues particularly affecting
metropolitan areas of the state;
(5) other units of local government not otherwise
assigned by these rules to other standing committees;
(6) establishing districts for the election of
governing bodies of municipalities;
(7) land use regulation by municipalities; and
(8) the following state agencies: the Texas
Department of Housing and Community Affairs and the Texas
Commission on Fire Protection.