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Sunset Commission Members

The Commission has five Senators, five Representatives, and two members of the public, appointed by the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House.  The position of chair rotates between the House and the Senate every two years.

Senate Members

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Van Taylor
Vice Chair

2015 to 2019
Plano

Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa

Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa

2013 to 2017
McAllen

photo of Senator Robert Nichols

Robert Nichols

2015 to 2017
Jacksonville

Senator Charles Schwertner

Charles Schwertner

2013 to 2017
Georgetown

Photo of Senator Kirk Watson

Kirk Watson

2015 to 2019
Austin

House Members

Headshot of Representative Gonzales

Larry Gonzales
Chair

2013 to 2017
Round Rock

Representative Cindy Burkett

Cindy Burkett

2013 to 2017
Sunnyvale

Headshot of Represenative Dan Flynn

Dan Flynn

2015 to 2019
Van

Representative Richard Peña Raymond

Richard Peña Raymond

2013 to 2017
Laredo

Thompson Headshot

Senfronia Thompson

2015 to 2019
Houston