Ways & Means Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Ryan Marquess
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.116
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-0822

Committee Members

Chair

Meyer

Rep. Meyer,
Morgan

Vice Chair

Thierry

Rep. Thierry,
Shawn

 

Button

Rep. Button,
Angie Chen

 

Cole

Rep. Cole,
Sheryl

 

Guerra

Rep. Guerra,
R. D. "Bobby"

 

Martinez Fischer

Rep. Martinez Fischer,
Trey

 

Murphy

Rep. Murphy,
Jim

 

Noble

Rep. Noble,
Candy

 

Rodriguez

Rep. Rodriguez,
Eddie

 

Sanford

Rep. Sanford,
Scott

 

Shine

Rep. Shine,
Hugh

Jurisdiction:

Sec. 34. WAYS AND MEANS. The committee shall have 11
members, with jurisdiction over:
(1) all bills and resolutions proposing to raise state
revenue;
(2) all bills or resolutions proposing to levy state
taxes or other fees;
(3) all proposals to modify, amend, or change any
existing state tax or revenue statute;
(4) all proposals to regulate the manner of collection
of state revenues and taxes;
(5) all bills and resolutions containing provisions
resulting in automatic allocation of funds from the state treasury;
(6) all bills and resolutions diverting funds from the
state treasury or preventing funds from going in that otherwise
would be placed in the state treasury;
(7) all bills and resolutions proposing to permit a
local government to raise revenue;
(8) all bills and resolutions proposing to permit a
local government to levy or impose property taxes, sales and use
taxes, or other taxes and fees;
(9) all proposals to modify, amend, or change any
existing local government tax or revenue statute;
(10) all proposals to regulate the manner of
collection of local government revenues and taxes;
(11) all bills and resolutions relating to the
appraisal of property for taxation;
(12) all bills and resolutions relating to the Tax
Code; and
(13) the following organizations and state agencies:
the [Office of] Multistate Tax Commission [Compact Commissioner for
Texas] and the Comptroller of Public Accounts.