9 Sec. Tax'n Newsl. [i] (1989-1990)

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Representative Bill Archer to
Address 1990 Midyear Meeting

The Section of Taxation is pleased to announce that the
Honorable Bill Archer (R.-Tex.), the Ranking Member of
the House Ways and Means Committee. has accepted the
Section's invitation to speak at the 1990 Midyear Meeting
Section Luncheon on February 3, 1990, in Houston. Rep-
resentative Archer is presently serving his tenth term in
the House, representing Texas' 7th Congressional District,
which encompasses Northwest Harris County. including
the Northwest portion of Houston. Representative Archer
originally won election when another Republican, George
Bush, gave up the seat to make an unsuccessful Senate
campaign against Lloyd Bentsen in 1970.
Representative Archer has served on the Ways and Means

Committee since 1973. Prior to assuming the position of
Ranking Member, in June of 1988. Representative Archer
was particularly noted for his expertise in tax, energy
and social security matters. As Ranking Member. he co-
sponsored and successfully guided into H.R. 3150 the
Archer-Jenkins amendment to reinstitute a capital gains
preferential rate. Representative Archer has previously
spoken at Section Committee meetings on topics in the
natural resources area.
We hope you will join us in welcoming Representative
Archer at the 1990 Midyear Meeting and avail yourself of
this opportunity to hear his timely and insightful views on
the federal tax legislative scene.

Houston Hosts Section's
Midyear Meeting

rhe Section of Taxation's 1990 Midyear Meeting will
be held in the economically-resurgent Houston, Texas on
February 1-4, 1990. The Meeting hotels are the Westin
Galleria and Westin Oaks, in the Galleria Mall complex
in Houston's Magic Circle area, with the overflow rooms
at the JW Marriott (formerly the Intercontinental) across
Westheimer Road from the Galleria Mall.
Whether your tastes run to Tex, Tex-Mex, Asian, nou-
velle or classic cuisine, art, or culture, Houston offers a
variety of opportunities to partake of the finest, reflective
of the diverse cultural background and interests of its res-
idents and Houston's unique geographic location.
The highly-acclaimed Houston Grand Opera will be per-
forming Riggoletto in the majestic Wortham Theatre
in downtown Houston's Theater District. The Galleria-
Magic Circle area of Houston, approximately 10 miles
Inside This Issue:
Midyear Meeting Schedule
Hotel Reservation Form (inside front cover)
Registration and Ticket Purchase
Form (inside back cover)

west of the Theatre District. is home to President George
Bush. Houston's designer boutiques and finer department
stores (situated in the Galleria Mall and nearby Pavillion
and Highland Village centers), as well as many of Hous-
(See Midyear Meeting on page 19)
Important
At the Annual Meeting in Honolulu, Council changed
the Section's meeting format to accommodate the Sec-
tion's meeting room needs and to facilitate attendance at
committee meetings of general interest to registrants. Be-
ginning with the 1990 Midyear Meeting, Committee meet-
ings, previously held primarily on Friday, will be held on
Friday and Saturday. Committee chairs will notify mem-
bers of the final meeting schedule and agendas in ample
time to make travel arrangements for the Midyear Meeting.
Registrants are invited to attend as many committee
meetings as they desire. Registrants need not be committee
members to attend a committee meeting or social function.
though only committee members may vote on committee
actions.
Council also adopted a smoking policy for Section meet-
ings. Pursuant to that policy, smoking is not permitted
during Committee meetings and is only allowed in des-
ignated areas during plenary sessions.

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