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Post by Charles L. Cotton » Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:48 pm

This thread is solely for lists of various Texas House Committees with contact information. Please do not post any questions, comments, or discussions in this thread. Just start one elsewhere. The quick reference value of this thread will be lost if we don't follow this procedure.

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Post by Skiprr » Thu Mar 24, 2011 2:06 pm

Business & Industry Committee

(Note: Emails are sent via the Representatives' Websites)

Joe Deshotel - http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=22
Committee Chair

Capitol Address:
Room GN.08, Capitol
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0662
(512) 463-8381 Fax

District Address:
One Plaza Square, Suite 203
Port Arthur, TX 77642
(409) 724-0788
(409) 724-0750 Fax

Rob Orr - http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=58
Committee Vice Chair

Capitol Address:
Room EXT E1.414, Capitol Extension
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0538
(512) 463-0897 Fax

District Address:
201 W. Ellison, Ste 201
Burleson, TX 76028
(817) 295-5158
(817) 295-5319 Fax

Dwayne Bohac - http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... strict=138

Capitol Address:
Room E2.904, Capitol Extension
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0727
(512) 463-0681 Fax

District Address:
2600 Gessner, Suite 212
Houston, TX 77080
(713) 460-2800
(713) 460-2822 Fax

John V. Garza - http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... strict=117

Capitol Address:
Room E1.512, Capitol Extension
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0269
(512) 463-1096 Fax

Helen Giddings - http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... strict=109

Capitol Address:
Room CAP 1N.05, Capitol
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0953
(512) 463-5887 Fax

District Address:
1510 North Hampton Road, #340
DeSoto, TX 75115
(972) 224-6795
(972) 228-6796 Fax

Sid Miller - http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=59

Capitol Address:
Room CAP GN.11, Capitol
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0628
(512) 463-3644 Fax

District Address:
6407 South US Hwy. 377
Stephenville, TX 76401
(254) 968-3535
(254) 968-6903 Fax

Chente Quintanilla - http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=75

Capitol Address:
Room E1.218, Capitol Extension
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0613
(512) 463-1237 Fax

District Address:
120 North Horizon Ste. A-112
El Paso, TX 79927
(915) 859-3111
(915) 859-3120 Fax

Burt R. Solomons - http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=65

Capitol Address:
Room 1W.11, Capitol
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0478
(512) 463-2089 Fax

District Address:
1029 Rosemeade Pkwy., #108
Carrollton, TX 75007
(972) 394-3904
(972) 394-5638 Fax

Paul Workman - http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=47

Capitol Address:
Room E1.216, Capitol Extension
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0652
(512) 463-0565 Fax

District Address:
Room E1.216, Capitol Extension
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0652
(512) 463-0565 Fax
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Re: Texas House Committees

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Post by RPB » Thu Mar 24, 2011 2:09 pm

House Calendars Committee
http://www.house.state.tx.us/committees ... session=82" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

(HB 750 and HB 2178 - Campus Carry)

House Committee on Calendars (C050)
Clerk: Jennifer Welch
Legislature: 82(R) - 2011
Phone: (512) 463-0758
Appointment Date: 1/24/2011 Room: EXT E2.148

Chair: Rep. Todd Hunter
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=32" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Rep. Hunter, Todd
District 32
Email http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... session=82" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Capitol Address:
Room E2.808, Capitol Extension
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0672
FAX: (512) 463-2101


District Address:
15217 S.P.I.D., Suite 205
Corpus Christi, TX 78418
361-949-4603 (w)
361-949-4634 (f)



Vice Chair: Rep. Dennis Bonnen
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=25" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Rep. Bonnen, Dennis
District 25
Email http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... session=82" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Capitol Address:
Room CAP 4N.5, Capitol
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0564
(512) 463-8414 Fax

District Address:
122 E. Myrtle
Angleton, TX 77515
(979) 848-1770
(979) 849-3169 Fax



Members:


Rep. Dan Branch
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... strict=108" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Rep. Branch, Dan
District 108
Email http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... session=82" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Capitol Address:
Room E1.308, Capitol Extension
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0367
(512) 322-9935 Fax
District Address:

3953 Maple Avenue
Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 745-5768
(214) 745-5883 Fax


Rep. Garnet Coleman
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... strict=147" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Rep. Coleman, Garnet F.
District 147
Email http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... session=82" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Capitol Address:

Room CAP GW.17, Capitol
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0524
(512) 463-1260 Fax

District Address:
5445 Almeda, Suite 501
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 520-5355
(713) 520-1860 Fax


Rep. Byron Cook
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... district=8" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Rep. Cook, Byron
District 8
Email http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... session=82" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Capitol Address:

Room E2.214, Capitol Extension
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0730
(512) 463-2506 Fax

District Address:
P.O. Box 1397
Corsicana, TX 75151


Rep. Charlie Geren
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=99" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Rep. Geren, Charlie
District 99
Email http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... session=82" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Capitol Address:

Room E2.308, Capitol Extension
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0610
(512) 463-8310 Fax

District Address:
1011 Roberts Cutoff
River Oaks, TX 76114
(817) 738-8333
(817) 738-8362 Fax



Rep. Jim Keffer
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=60" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Rep. Keffer, James L. "Jim"
District 60
Email http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... session=82" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Capitol Address:

Room 1N.12, Capitol
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0656
(512) 478-8805 Fax

District Address:
P.O. Box 857
Eastland, TX 76448
(800) 586-4515
(512) 478-8805 Fax


Rep. Tracy O. King
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=80" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Rep. King, Tracy O.
District 80
Email http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... session=82" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Capitol Address:

Room GW.07, Capitol
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0194
(512) 463-1220 Fax

District Address:
1995 Williams Street
Eagle Pass, TX 78852
(830) 773-0860
(830) 757-0317 Fax


Rep. Lois W. Kolkhorst
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=13" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Rep. Kolkhorst, Lois W.
District 13
Email http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... session=82" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Capitol Address:

Room GN.09, Capitol
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0600
(512) 463-5240 Fax

District Address:
P.O. Box 1867
Brenham, TX 77834
(979) 251-7888
(979) 251-7968 Fax



Rep. Eddie Lucio III
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=38" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Rep. Lucio III, Eddie
District 38
Email http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... session=82" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Capitol Address:

Room E2.510, Capitol Extension
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0606
(512) 463-0660 Fax

District Address:
2402 W. Bus. Hwy. 77, Ste. I
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-2795
(956) 361-9158 Fax


Rep. Allan Ritter
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=21" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Rep. Ritter, Allan
District 21
Email http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... session=82" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Capitol Address:

Room 1W.03, Capitol
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0706
(512) 463-1861 Fax

District Address:
P.O. Box 1265
Nederland, TX 77627
(409) 729-3228
(409) 729-3241 Fax




Rep. Eddie Rodriguez
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=51" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Rep. Rodriguez, Eddie
District 51
Email http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... session=82" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Capitol Address:

Room E2.408, Capitol Extension
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0674
(512) 463-0314 Fax

District Address:
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0674
(512) 463-5896 Fax


Rep. Burt R. Solomons
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=65" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Rep. Solomons, Burt R.
District 65
Email http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... session=82" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Capitol Address:

Room 1W.11, Capitol
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0478
(512) 463-2089 Fax

District Address:
1029 Rosemeade Pkwy., #108
Carrollton, TX 75007
(972) 394-3904
(972) 394-5638 Fax


Rep. Vicki Truitt
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=98" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Rep. Truitt, Vicki
District 98
Email http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... session=82" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Capitol Address:

Room CAP GW.18, Capitol
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0690
(512) 477-5770 Fax

District Address:
1256 Main Street, #248
Southlake, TX 76092
(817) 488-4098
(817) 488-4099 Fax


Rep. John Zerwas
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=28" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Rep. Zerwas, John
District 28
Email http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... session=82" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Capitol Address:

Room EXT E2.310, Capitol Extension
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0657
(512) 236-0713 Fax
(888) 827-1560 Toll Free

District Address:
P.O. Box 434
Simonton, TX 77476
(281) 533-9042
(281) 533-9049 Fax

Main district street:
9315 F.M. 1489, Suite C
Simonton, TX 77476


Edited to add Rep. Hunter's FAX number
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Post by ELB » Thu Mar 24, 2011 2:12 pm

House Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee

Chair Sid Miller (512) 463-0628 fax (512) 463-3644
Vice Chair Allen Fletcher (512) 463-0661 fax (512) 463-4130
Rep. Marva Beck (512) 463-0508 fax (512) 463-5896
Rep. Lon Burnam (512) 463-0740 fax (512) 463-1075
Rep. Joe Driver (512) 463-0574 fax (512) 463-1481
Rep. Dan Flynn (512) 463-0880 fax (512) 463-2188
Rep. Barbara Mallory Caraway (512) 463-0664 fax (512) 463-0476
Rep. Aaron Pena (512) 463-0426 fax (512) 463-0043
Rep. Armando Walle (512) 463-0924 fax (512) 463-1510
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Post by RPB » Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:58 am

Homeland Security & Public Safety (Thanks ELB)

HB 2178 (decriminalizes Campus carry so we won't be in the minority of States which don't allow Campus carry by criminalizing self-protection on campus)
(Only 22-24 States [depending on the source] ever made it a criminal offense ... Texas is one of nineteen states that recently has or currently is considering loosening restrictions about guns on campus. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/04/0 ... 46421.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; )

Last Action: 04/20/2011 H Posting rule suspended
Scheduled for public hearing.



Caption Text: Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the campuses of institutions of higher education.
Author: Driver


E-mail, and other info, is on each individual's web page listed below, and I'll list some of their E-mail addresses now too ... others also at: http://www.txdirectory.com/online/txhouse/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Chair Sid Miller (R) (512) 463-0628 fax (512) 463-3644
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=59" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
E-mail sid.miller@house.state.tx.us
(He moved to suspend posting rule so 2178 and 3376 [fireworks] could have public hearing on the 21st)
http://www.journals.house.state.tx.us/h ... DF#page=37" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Vice Chair Allen Fletcher (R) (512) 463-0661 fax (512) 463-4130
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... strict=130" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
E-mail allen.fletcher@house.state.tx.us

Rep. Marva Beck (R) (512) 463-0508 fax (512) 463-5896
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=57" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
E-mail marva.beck@house.state.tx.us

Rep. Lon Burnam ( D ) (512) 463-0740 fax (512) 463-1075
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=90" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
E-mail lon.burnam@house.state.tx.us

Rep. Joe Driver (R) (Author) (512) 463-0574 fax (512) 463-1481
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... strict=113" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
E-mail joe.driver@house.state.tx.us

Rep. Dan Flynn (R) (512) 463-0880 fax (512) 463-2188
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... district=2" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
E-mail dan.flynn@house.state.tx.us

Rep. Barbara Mallory Caraway (D) (512) 463-0664 fax (512) 463-0476
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... strict=110" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
E-mail barbara.mallorycaraway@house.state.tx.us

Rep. Aaron Pena (R) (512) 463-0426 fax (512) 463-0043
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... istrict=40" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
E-mail aaron.pena@house.state.tx.us

Rep. Armando Walle ( D ) (512) 463-0924 fax (512) 463-1510
http://www.house.state.tx.us/members/me ... strict=140" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
E-mail armando.walle@house.state.tx.us
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It's important to contact these ... Burnam won't listen probably; Driver is author, the others need contacting

HB 2178-Vote favorably without amendments.

6 (R)s and 3 (D)s
You may recall Burnam (D)

HB 2807 Author: Burnam
Last Action: 03/16/2011 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to creating an offense for the unlawful possession or transfer of a semiautomatic assault weapon.
http://www.legis.state.tx.us/tlodocs/82 ... 02807I.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup ... ill=HB2807" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
(Makes many rifles illegal to possess, and outlaws threaded barrels on Glocks (Semi-auto version of a Glock 18) and outlaws some heavier pistols IIRC)

and

HB 356 Author: Burnam
Last Action: 03/22/2011 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the recognition of a nonresident license to carry a concealed handgun.
http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/BillLook ... Bill=HB356" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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