COMMITTEE:   State Affairs 

TIME & DATE: 30 Minutes After Final Adjournment/Recess
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 

PLACE:       JHR 140 
CHAIR:       Rep. Byron Cook 


HB 256        Hilderbran
Relating to state-issued certificates of franchise authority to provide cable service and video service.

HB 259        Eiland
Relating to an assessment on subscription video service providers.

HB 263        Hilderbran
Relating to an excavator's duty to notify a notification center before excavating; providing civil and criminal penalties.

HB 265        Hilderbran             
Relating to the lease of space by or for a state agency.

HB 528        Solomons               
Relating to the provision of pharmaceutical services through informal and voluntary networks in the workers' compensation system; providing an administrative violation.

HB 625        Solomons               
Relating to notice of staff leasing services company workers' compensation claim and payment information; providing an administrative violation.

HB 1466       Hernandez Luna
Relating to authorizing a suit to declare that certain young people have been abused, neglected, or abandoned and extending the jurisdiction of certain courts making such a declaration.

HB 1850       Elkins
Relating to requiring legislative approval of administrative rules.

HB 1851       Reynolds | et al.
Relating to historically underutilized businesses and the preference given for goods and services purchased by state agencies; providing penalties.

HB 1900       Burnam
Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions.

HB 2026       McClendon
Relating to the proof of identity and residency required of an applicant for a driver's license or personal identification certificate.

HB 2088       Smithee
Relating to failure to submit to an examination by a designated doctor under the workers' compensation system.

HB 2089       Smithee
Relating to the resolution of overpayment or underpayment of income benefits under the workers' compensation program.

HB 2632       Driver
Relating to access to the criminal history record information of certain persons by the Texas Facilities Commission.

HB 2680       King, Tracy O.
Relating to the procedure for certain small local exchange companies to propose to offer certain services or to make a minor change in a rate or tariff.

HB 2692       Deshotel
Relating to the authority of the office of injured employee counsel under the workers' compensation program to obtain grant funding.

HB 2750       Martinez Fischer
Relating to subcontracting opportunities for historically underutilized businesses under certain state purchasing contracts.

HB 2757       Pena
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project.

HB 2765       Gallego | et al.
Relating to the update of discounted telecommunication services provided to educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and health centers.

HB 2841       Gallego
Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to protect telecommunications network integrity from unauthorized or uncompensated use.

HB 2921       Lewis
Relating to the power of the office of the attorney general to make certain examinations and inquiries.

HB 3137       Crownover | et al.
Relating to the construction and operation of combined heating and power facilities in certain cities.

HB 3258       Strama
Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers.

HB 3495       Coleman
Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of peace officers killed in the line of duty.

HB 3610       Thompson | et al.      
Relating to periodic rate adjustments by electric utilities.


HB 3675       Eiland                 
Relating to assessments and taxes on subscription video service providers.


HCR 69        Hopson                 
Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to name the Department of State Health Services Laboratory Services Section building in Austin in honor of former state representative Dr. Bob Glaze.


HCR 75        Burnam | et al.        
Expressing the intent of the legislature to avoid placing unfunded mandates on local governments.


Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 263

HB 1900

HB 3258


Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 1035


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