Dallas-area legislators named to House committees

House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, announced committee assignments Wednesday. Here are the Dallas-area legislator assignments for this session. To show changes in assignments, we have included assignments from the last legislative session as well.

Rep. Justin Holland, R-Rockwall

  • 2017 Legislature assignments: Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee, Investments and Financial Services Committee

  • 2015 Legislature assignments: No assignments because Holland was elected in 2016.


Rep. Tan Parker, R-Flower Mound

  • 2017 Legislature assignments: International Trade and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee, Investments and Financial Services Committee (chairman), Redistricting Committee

  • 2015 Legislature assignments: Investments and Financial Services Committee (chairman), Redistricting Committee, Ways and Means Committee


Rep. Ron Simmons, R-Carrollton

  • 2017 Legislature assignments: Appropriations Committee, Local and Consent Calendars Committee, Transportation Committee

  • 2015 Legislature assignments: Business and Industry Committee (vice chairman), Transportation Committee


Rep. Matt Shaheen, R-Plano

  • 2017 Legislature assignments: Government Transparency and Operation Committee, International Trade and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee

  • 2015 Legislature assignments: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee, Defense and Veterans' Affairs Committee


Rep. Jeff Leach, R-Plano

  • 2017 Legislature assignments: Economic and Small Business Development Committee, Urban Affairs Committee (vice chairman)

  • 2015 Legislature assignments: Government Transparency and Operation Committee, Criminal Jurisprudence Committee


Rep. Scott Sanford, R-McKinney

  • 2017 Legislature assignments: Corrections Committee, Insurance Committee

  • 2015 Legislature assignments: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Committee, Land and Resource Management Committee


Rep. Jodie Laubenberg, R-Parker

  • 2017 Legislature assignments: Elections Committee (chairwoman), Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence Committee

  • 2015 Legislature assignments: Elections Committee (chairwoman), Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence Committee


Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford

  • 2017 Legislature assignments: Business and Industry Committee, County Affairs Committee

  • 2015 Legislature assignments: Special Purpose Districts Committee, County Affairs Committee


Rep. Giovanni Capriglione, R-Southlake

  • 2017 Legislature assignments: Appropriations Committee, General Investigating and Ethics Committee, Government Transparency and Operation Committee (vice chairman), Local and Consent Calendars Committee

  • 2015 Legislature assignments: Investments and Financial Services Committee, Local and Consent Committee, Appropriations Committee


Rep. Pat Fallon, R-Frisco

  • 2017 Legislature assignments: Culture, Recreation and Tourism Committee; Elections Committee

  • 2015 Legislature assignments: Elections Committee, Special Purpose Districts Committee


Rep. Matt Rinaldi, R-Irving

  • 2017 Legislature assignments: Agriculture and Livestock Committee, Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence Committee

  • 2015 Legislature assignments: Agriculture and Livestock Committee, Business and Industry Committee


For a full list of committee assignments, click here. Lists of Houston and Austin legislator assignments are also available.


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