Legislative Audit Committee

The State Auditor serves under the general guidance of, and is responsible to, the six-member Legislative Audit Committee (LAC), a permanent standing joint committee of the State Legislature. The LAC consists of the Lieutenant Governor, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, one member of the Senate appointed by the Lieutenant Governor, and the chairs of the Senate Finance Committee, House Appropriations Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee.



The Honorable Dan Patrick
Joint Chair

Lieutenant Governor
State Capitol, Room 2E.13
Austin, Texas 78701

The Honorable Joe Straus, III
Joint Chair

Speaker of the House of Representatives
State Capitol, Room 2W.13
Austin, Texas 78701

The Honorable Jane Nelson
Chair, Senate Finance Committee
State Capitol, Room CAP 1E.5
Austin, Texas 78701

Chair, House Appropriations Committee

The Honorable Robert Nichols
Member, Texas Senate
State Capitol, Room CAP 1.706
Austin, Texas 78701

Chair, House Ways and Means Committee