Urban Affairs Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Victoria Smith
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.126
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-9904

Committee Members

Chair

Button

Rep. Button,
Angie Chen

Vice Chair

Shaheen

Rep. Shaheen,
Matt

 

González

Rep. González,
Jessica

 

Goodwin

Rep. Goodwin,
Vikki

 

Johnson

Rep. Johnson,
Eric

 

Middleton

Rep. Middleton,
Mayes

 

Morales

Rep. Morales,
Christina

 

Patterson

Rep. Patterson,
Jared

 

Swanson

Rep. Swanson,
Valoree

Jurisdiction:

Section 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 ofthe 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.