Ways & Means Committee

Committee Members

Jurisdiction:

Section 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 state agencies: the Office of Multistate Tax
Compact Commissioner for Texas and the Comptroller of Public Accounts.