Representative Tryon Lewis Named Chairman of House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence Committee

Staff Report
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State Representative Tryon Lewis has been given a new responsibility in Austin.

On Thursday, Lewis was named the Chairman of the House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence Committee.

The committee's duties are primarily based on civil laws and procedures in the state courts.

Lewis was also asked to serve on the house environmental regulation committee which oversees the commission on environmental quality and handles matters of pollution in the state.