House Committee on Business & Industry


Position          Member


Vice Chair:   












Rep. Chris Turner of Tarrant

Rep. Hefner
Rep. Cain

Rep. Crockett

Rep. Lambert

Rep. Ordaz Perez

Rep. Patterson

Rep. Shine

Rep. Thompson of Harris

The House Committee on Business & Industry has 9 members, with jurisdiction over all matters pertaining to:


  • Industry and manufacturing

  • Industrial safety and adequate and safe working conditions and the regulation and control of those conditions

  • Hours, wages, collective bargaining and the relationship between employers and employees

  • The regulation of business transactions and transactions involving property interests

  • The organization, incorporation, management, and regulation of private corporations and professional assoications and the Uniform Commercial Code and the Business Organizations Code

  • The protection of consumers, governmental regulations incident thereto, the agencies of government authorized to regulate such activities, and the role of the government in consumer protection

  • Privacy and identity theft

  • Homeowners' associations

  • Oversight and regulation of the construction industry

  • The following state agencies: the State Office of Risk Management Board, the Division of Workers' Compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance, the Office of Injured Employee Counsel, including the ombudsman program of that office, and the Texas Mutual Insurance Company Board of Directors