COMMITTEE:    State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Monday, May 09, 2011 

PLACE:        Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:        Senator Robert Duncan 



SB 1128       Jackson
Relating to the conduct and administration of elections.

HB 184        Johnson                 SP: West
Relating to the cancellation of a special election to fill a vacancy in the legislature.

HB 336        Marquez                 SP: Rodriguez
Relating to the filing and posting on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures required in connection with the office of member of the board of trustees of certain school districts.

HB 360        Jackson, Jim | et al.   SP: Duncan
Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the imposition or increase of a tax or the issuance of bonds.

HB 1094       Farias | et al.         SP: Wentworth
Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political expenditures and contributions filed in connection with certain county and municipal offices.

HB 1503       White | et al.          SP: Nichols
Relating to the qualifications to serve as a special peace officer at a polling place.

HB 1570       Murphy | et al.         SP: Williams
Relating to training for deputy voter registrars.

HB 1789       Farias                  SP: Van de Putte
Relating to the payment of state funds directly to an entity that conducts a primary election under contract in certain counties.

HB 1904       Sheffield | et al.      SP: Estes
Relating to the deadlines for write-in candidates for the office of county or precinct chair of a political party.

HB 2144       Garza                   SP: Uresti
Relating to the use of uniform election dates by newly incorporated municipalities.

HB 2154       Eiland | et al.         SP: Ellis
Relating to certain continuing education requirements for agents who sell Medicare-related products and annuities.

HB 2277       Eiland                  SP: Williams
Relating to the sale, exchange, or replacement of life insurance and annuity contracts.

HB 2920       Reynolds | et al.       SP: Hegar
Relating to the authority of a governing body of a Type C General Law City to adopt an ordinance to determine the manner of when commissioners run for elected office.

HB 2959       Price                   SP: Fraser
Relating to the required transfer of records to a new county chair of a political party; providing a penalty.

HB 3255       Strama | et al.         SP: Van de Putte
Relating to the creation of guidelines for the Office of the State Demographer to encourage the inclusion of a broad variety of racial/ethnic groups in estimates and projections.

Public testimony will be limited to three minutes per person.


If submitting written testimony, please provide 30 copies along with your witness affirmation card.


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