FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 02/10/2011
Rep. Roland Gutierrez Receives Key Appointments from Speaker Straus
AUSTIN- Yesterday, Texas House Speaker Joe Straus announced committee assignments for the 82nd Legislative Session. Representative Roland Gutierrez (District 119) was appointed to serve on two House Committees as well as a House Select Committee. Representative Gutierrez's appointments include The House Committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures, The House Committee on Urban Affairs, and The Select Committee on Voter Identification and Voter Fraud.
As a member of the House Committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures, Representative Gutierrez will be working on legislation that pertains to businesses, industries, and occupations regulated by the state. One of the hottest issues that will be discussed in committee will be gaming for Texas.
The House Committee on Urban Affairs has oversight of municipalities and local government. The Select Committee on Voter Identification and Voter Fraud will study legislation related to voter identification as well as study issues related to voter fraud.
"I want to thank Speaker Straus and I look forward to serving on my committees and working with the Chairman and the other members on the challenging issues facing our state. We have many pressing matters to address and I will continue to work hard for Texas families and the constituents of House District 119." said Representative Gutierrez.
Margaret Frain Wallace