COMMITTEE:    State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Monday, March 28, 2011 

PLACE:        Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:        Senator Robert Duncan 



The committee will meet to take up the following legislation:



SB 29         Zaffirini              
Relating to the eligibility of certain postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education.

SB 371        Seliger | et al.       
Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain elected officials convicted of certain crimes.

SB 894        Duncan | et al.        
Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals.

SB 1033       Seliger                
Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of their general elections.

SB 1034       Watson                 
Relating to the date of the general election of certain municipalities.

SB 1109       Williams
Relating to state agency procurement and the comptroller's procurement powers and duties.

SB 1160       Seliger                
Relating to the liability of a landowner for harm to a trespasser.

SB 1226       Hegar                  
Relating to the ballot language for junior college district annexation elections.

SB 1714       Duncan                 
Relating to certain actions against an employer by an employee who is not covered by workers' compensation insurance.

SB 1716       Duncan                 
Relating to voidability of contracts procured through barratry and liability arising from conduct constituting barratry; providing a civil penalty.

Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes per person.


If providing written testimony, please provide 30 copies along with you witness affirmation card.


At the chairman's discretion, the committee may consider any pending legislation.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 1109


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