Texas House, Senate Announce Committee Appointments

Jan 23, 2019 | Legislative

Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen announced House committee appointments for the 86th Texas Legislature on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Those named to the House Insurance Committee include the following:

  • Eddie Lucio III, Chair
  • Tom Oliverson, Vice-Chair
  • Dennis Paul
  • Chris Turner
  • Hubert Vo
  • Greg Bonnen
  • Sarah Davis
  • Julie Johnson
  • Stan Lambert


This announcement came following Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s Senate committee appointments on Friday, January 18, 2019. The Senate Business & Commerce Committee includes the following members:

  • Kelly Hancock, Chair
  • Robert Nichols, Vice Chair
  • Donna Campbell
  • Brandon Creighton
  • Jose Menendez
  • Angela Paxton
  • Charles Schwertner
  • John Whitmire
  • Judith Zaffirini

Each committee hears bills related to insurance in its respective house, and committees will become more active as the session continues. SLTX will keep the surplus lines insurance community informed of any impactful bills and will serve as a resource to the legislature as requested.