Ways & Means Committee

Quick Links

Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Stephen Bruno
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.116
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-0822

Committee Members

Chair

House Member Rep. Bonnen

Rep. Bonnen,
Dennis

Vice Chair

House Member Rep. Davis

Rep. Davis,
Yvonne

 

House Member Rep. Bohac

Rep. Bohac,
Dwayne

 

House Member Rep. Darby

Rep. Darby,
Drew

 

House Member Rep. Johnson

Rep. Johnson,
Eric

 

House Member Rep. Murphy

Rep. Murphy,
Jim

 

House Member Rep. Murr

Rep. Murr,
Andrew S.

 

House Member Rep. Raymond

Rep. Raymond,
Richard Peña

 

House Member Rep. Shine

Rep. Shine,
Hugh

 

House Member Rep. Springer

Rep. Springer,
Drew

 

House Member Rep. Stephenson

Rep. Stephenson,
Phil

Jurisdiction:

       Sec. 38.  WAYS AND MEANS. (a) The committee shall have 11
  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 Comptroller
  of Public Accounts.
         (b)  The chair of the committee shall appoint one or more
  subcommittees consisting of not fewer than five members each, with
  each subcommittee focusing on a specific method of taxation and all
  matters pertaining to that method. One subcommittee must be
  appointed to consider property taxation.