Urban Affairs Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Nicole Bates
  • Address:
  • EXT E2.126
  • Phone:
  • (512)463-9904

Committee Members

Chair 

House Member

Rep. Dutton Jr., Harold V.

Vice Chair 

House Member

Rep. Alvarado, Carol

 

House Member

Rep. Anchia, Rafael

 

House Member

Rep. Elkins, Gary

 

House Member

Rep. Leach, Jeff

 

House Member

Rep. Rodriguez, Justin

 

House Member

Rep. Sanford, Scott

Jurisdiction:

The committee shall have seven members, with jurisdiction over all matters pertaining
to:
(1) municipalities, including their creation,
organization, powers, government, and finance, and the
compensation and duties of their officers and employees;
(2) home-rule municipalities, their relationship to
the state, and their powers, authority, and limitations;
(3) the creation or change of metropolitan areas and
the form of government under which those areas operate;
(4) problems and issues particularly affecting
metropolitan areas of the state;
(5) other units of local government not otherwise
assigned by these rules to other standing committees;
(6) establishing districts for the election of
governing bodies of municipalities;
(7) land use regulation by municipalities; and
(8) the following state agencies: the Texas
Department of Housing and Community Affairs and the Texas
Commission on Fire Protection.