Committee on Housing, Transportation and Infrastructure/Communications

Marvin A. Blyden

Chair

Alicia V. Barnes

Vice Chair

Myron D. Jackson

Kenneth L. Gittens

Javan E. James

Novelle E. Francis, Jr.

Janelle K. Sarauw

The jurisdiction of the Committee on Housing, Public Works, Waste

Management, and Planning encompasses, and the Committee shall:


(1) receive, consider, make recommendations on all bills relative to and have investigatory authority over all government agency operations, including, but not limited to the Housing Finance Authority, Housing Authority, Department of Public Works, Waste Management Authority, and make specific findings and recommendations to the appropriate authority for final action;


(2) receive, consider, and make recommendations on all bills relating to housing, housing projects, urban renewal programs, housing rehabilitation programs, housing financing, home mortgage rates, self-help housing, low and moderate-income housing developments, rent control and all matters pertaining thereto; and


(3) receive, consider and make recommendations on all bills relating to public works, water supply systems, sewage disposal systems, government-owned properties, roads and highways, and all other matters submitted to the Legislature under 31 VIC, section 3, except that any such matter submitted under 31 VIC, section 3, must be assigned to the standing committee that has jurisdiction over the government agency or department for which the public works project is being considered.


(4) receive, consider and make recommendations on all bills relating to solid waste management, recycling and redemption centers, resource recovery, and disposal sites and landfills;


(6)  receive, consider and make recommendations on all bills and other matters relating to land use and development, building codes, housing codes, community planning and development, zoning coastal zone permits, planned area affordable housing development permits, subdivisions, shorelines, and natural resources and historic preservation; and


(7) receive, consider and make recommendations on bills relating to any other board, commission or agency whose operation or nature of business is relevant to the operation of the Committee on Housing, Public Works, Waste Management, and Planning.


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