House Committees

Committee on Appropriations

Office Committee Member
Chair John Zerwas (R)
Vice Chair Oscar Longoria (D)
Cecil Bell (R)
Greg Bonnen (R)
Brad Buckley (R)
Giovanni Capriglione (R)
Philip Cortez (D)
Sarah Davis (R)
Mary E. Gonzalez (D)
Cole Hefner (R)
Donna Howard (D)
Jarvis D. Johnson (D)
Rick Miller (R)
Ina Minjarez (D)
Sergio Munoz (D)
Toni Rose (D)
Matt Schaefer (R)
J. D. Sheffield (R)
Carl O. Sherman (D)
Reggie Smith (R)
Lynn Stucky (R)
Steve Toth (R)
John Turner (D)
Gary VanDeaver (R)
Armando L. Walle (D)
Terry Wilson (R)
Gene Wu (D)

Location Information

(512) 463-1091

Committee Notes

APPROPRIATIONS. (a) The committee shall have 27 members, with jurisdiction over:
(1) all bills and resolutions appropriating money from the state treasury;
(2) all bills and resolutions containing provisions resulting in automatic allocation of funds from the state treasury;
(3) all matters related to federal economic stimulus legislation, including, without limitation, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009;
(4) 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; and
(5) all matters pertaining to claims and accounts filed with the legislature against the state unless jurisdiction over those bills and resolutions is specifically granted by these rules to some other standing committee.
(b) The appropriations committee may comment upon any bill or resolution containing a provision resulting in an automatic allocation of funds.


Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Clerk Cameron Cocke (512) 463-1090