Economic & Small Business Development Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Laurie McAnally
  • Address:
  • EXT E2.118
  • Phone:
  • (512)463-0069

Committee Members

Chair 

House Member

Rep. Davis, John E.

Vice Chair 

House Member

Rep. Vo, Hubert

 

House Member

Rep. Bell, Cecil

 

House Member

Rep. Davis, Yvonne

 

House Member

Rep. Isaac, Jason

 

House Member

Rep. Murphy, Jim

 

House Member

Rep. Perez, Mary Ann

 

House Member

Rep. Rodriguez, Eddie

 

House Member

Rep. Workman, Paul

Jurisdiction:

The committee shall have nine members, with jurisdiction over all matters pertaining to:
(1) workforce training;
(2) commerce, trade, and manufacturing;
(3) economic and industrial development;
(4) development and support of small businesses;
(5) job creation and job-training programs;
(6) hours, wages, collective bargaining, and the
relationship between employers and employees;
(7) unemployment compensation, including coverage,
benefits, taxes, and eligibility;
(8) labor unions and their organization, control,
management, and administration;
(9) weights and measures; and
(10) the following state agencies: the Texas Economic
Development and Tourism Office, the Texas Workforce Commission, and
the Texas Workforce Investment Council.
(b) The chair of the committee shall appoint a permanent
subcommittee on manufacturing consisting of not fewer than five
members to consider all matters pertaining to:
(1) manufacturing in the state, including the
state's manufacturing capability;
(2) advances in manufacturing science and
technology;
(3) the promotion of manufacturing research,
development, and technology transfers in the state; and
(4) matters related to cooperation of state and
local governments with the scientific, educational, and
manufacturing communities, including industry, institutions of
higher education, and federal or state experiment stations and
laboratories.