Business & Industry Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Angelina Lopez
  • Address:
  • EXT E2.128
  • Phone:
  • (512)463-0766

Committee Members

Chair 

House Member

Rep. Oliveira, René O.

Vice Chair 

House Member

Rep. Bohac, Dwayne

 

House Member

Rep. Orr, Rob

 

House Member

Rep. Rodriguez, Eddie

 

House Member

Rep. Villalba, Jason

 

House Member

Rep. Walle, Armando

 

House Member

Rep. Workman, Paul

Jurisdiction:

The committee shall have seven members, with jurisdiction over all matters
pertaining to:
(1) industry and manufacturing;
(2) industrial safety and adequate and safe working
conditions, and the regulation and control of those conditions;
(3) hours, wages, collective bargaining, and the
relationship between employers and employees;
(4) the regulation of business transactions and
transactions involving property interests;
(5) the organization, incorporation, management, and
regulation of private corporations and professional associations
and the Uniform Commercial Code and the Texas Revised Limited
Partnership Act;
(6) the protection of consumers, governmental
regulations incident thereto, the agencies of government
authorized to regulate such activities, and the role of the
government in consumer protection;
(7) privacy and identity theft;
(8) homeowners' associations;
(9) oversight and regulation of the construction
industry; and
(10) the following state agencies: the State Office of
Risk Management, the Risk Management Board, the Division of
Workers' Compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance, the
workers' compensation research and evaluation group in the Texas
Department of Insurance, the Office of Injured Employee Counsel,
including the ombudsman program of that office, and the Texas
Mutual Insurance Company Board of Directors.