February 9, 2023

(Austin, TX) – Speaker Dade Phelan announced committee assignments for Texas House Members on Wednesday, February 8th. Representative Jared Patterson was reappointed to the powerful Calendars Committee and appointed to serve on the Committee on Licensing & Administrative Procedures and the Committee on Transportation.

The Calendars Committee is responsible for setting bills for a vote by the entire House. Every House and Senate bill must pass through the House Calendars Committee to be taken up for a vote by the Texas House of Representatives, making it the most influential committee in the legislature.

The Committee on Licensing & Administrative Procedures oversees a wide range of regulated businesses. Examples of which are gaming industries and the sale of alcoholic beverages. Commonly referred to as LAP, the committee oversees numerous state agencies such as the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, Texas Real Estate Commission, and the Texas Racing Commission.

The Committee on Transportation is tasked with matters pertaining to the regulation of motor vehicles, railroads, airports, water transportation, the Texas Highway System, and the oversight of state agencies such as the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, Texas Department of Transportation, and the Texas Transportation Commission.

“I am grateful for Speaker Phelan’s faith and trust in me.” stated Rep. Patterson. “Serving on these important committees will give the residents of eastern Denton County a big say on matters important to them and to the entire State of Texas.”

Jared Patterson represents House District 106, which encompasses the eastern portion of Denton County. He serves on the House Committees on Calendars, Transportation, and Licensing & Administrative Procedures. He is a member of the House Republican Caucus, the Criminal Justice Reform Caucus and the Texas Aggie Caucus and serves on the Texas Cybersecurity Council. He and his family reside in Frisco.