Speaker Joe Straus handed out committee assignments on the House floor, today.

In addition to the standing committees, Straus created several House Select Committees. Those include a Committee on Federalism and Fiscal Responsiblity and a Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations.

According to the proclamation, the Federalism and Fiscal Responsiblity Committee will “monitor actions of the federal government, including federal legisltion and regulations” that diirect the states to take action or pass certain laws.

The purpose of the eight-member transparency committee will be to monitor other branches of government and state agencies and provide a clearer picture to the public about  how state money is spent.

You can find the full list of committee assignments below.