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Supplemental House Calendar

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

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********** MAJOR STATE CALENDAR **********
SENATE BILLS
THIRD READING

SB 4                Seliger

SP: Solomons

Relating to the composition of the congressional districts for the State of Texas.


********** MAJOR STATE CALENDAR **********
HOUSE BILLS
SECOND READING

HB 3                Smithee

Relating to the operation and name of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association; providing penalties.

HB 5                Kolkhorst / Creighton

Relating to the Interstate Health Care Compact.

 

 


 RULE FOR FLOOR CONSIDERATION

C.S.S.B. 4

 

SECTION 1.  During second reading and third reading consideration of the bill:

          (a)  No proposed amendment, amendment to the amendment, or substitute amendment changing any district is eligible for consideration unless five copies of an amendment packet prepared by the Texas Legislative Council (TLC) has been submitted to the chief clerk.  The amendment packet is not required to contain a textual description of the amendment but must include:

              (1)   maps as prepared by TLC indicating the changes made by the amendment;  and

              (2)  standard reports for the amendment prepared by TLC that indicate population, voter data, and incumbent locations for the districts affected by the amendment.

          (b)  No proposed amendment, amendment to the amendment, or substitute amendment is eligible for consideration if:

              (1)  any district in the amendment contains parts that are not contiguous; or

              (2)  adoption of the amendment would result in any unassigned or overlapping geography in the overall redistricting plan under consideration.

     SECTION 2.  An amendment packet for each original amendment that will be offered during second reading consideration of the bill must be filed with the chief clerk by 5 p.m. on Monday, June 13, 2011.