AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick today appointed six Texas senators to the Texas Legislative Council. The Texas Legislative Council assists the legislature in drafting proposed legislation, conducts investigations and studies, and makes reports to the legislature. The Lt. Governor’s appointees are:
Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola
Sen. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock
Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas
Sen. Sylvia Garcia, D-Houston
Sen. Dawn Buckingham, R-Lakeway
Sen. Konni Burton, R-Colleyville
The lieutenant governor also appointed Sen. Don Huffines, R-Dallas, to the Compact Facility Legislative Oversight Committee which will consider and make recommendations relevant to the Texas low-level radioactive waste disposal compact facility.