Ways & Means Committee

Committee Members

Chair 

House Member

Rep. Hilderbran, Harvey

Vice Chair 

House Member

Rep. Otto, John

 

House Member

Rep. Bohac, Dwayne

 

House Member

Rep. Button, Angie Chen

 

House Member

Rep. Eiland, Craig

 

House Member

Rep. Gonzalez, Naomi

 

House Member

Rep. Israel, Celia

 

House Member

Rep. Martinez Fischer, Trey

 

House Member

Rep. Ritter, Allan

Jurisdiction:

The committee shall have nine 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 State
Comptroller of Public Accounts.