COMMITTEE:    State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, May 19, 2011 

PLACE:        Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:        Senator Robert Duncan 



HB 159        Raymond                 SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the resumption of employment by certain retirees within the Texas Municipal Retirement System.

HB 254        Hilderbran | et al.     SP: Wentworth
Relating to establishing the Texas Derbies.

HB 628        Callegari               SP: Jackson
Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds.

HB 1046       Fletcher                SP: Huffman
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information concerning current and former employees of certain divisions of the office of attorney general.

HB 1129       Kolkhorst               SP: Hegar
Relating to a study by the attorney general of the effects on state law and authority of certain international and other agreements and bodies.

HB 1528       Miller, Sid             SP: Fraser
Relating to consolidating precincts in a primary election.

HB 1766       Crownover | et al.      SP: Deuell
Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the insurance coverage provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents.

HB 2102       Hernandez Luna | et al. SP: Ellis
Relating to the requirement that certain health benefit plans provide coverage for supplemental breast cancer screening.

HB 2098       Davis, John             SP: Uresti
Relating to the authority of physicians and physician assistants to form certain entities.

HB 2190       Elkins                  SP: Huffman
Relating to the deadlines by which provisional ballots must be processed and the state canvass must be conducted for certain elections.

HB 2193       Truitt                  SP: Duncan
Relating to service and qualifications for membership on an advisory committee established by the Employees Retirement System of Texas to provide advice to the board of trustees on investments and investment-related issues.

HB 2194       Taylor, Larry           SP: Jackson
Relating to the conduct and administration of elections and of state conventions of political parties.

HB 2425       Thompson                SP: Hegar
Relating to notice to the attorney general of challenges to the constitutionality of Texas statutes.

HB 2449       Aliseda | et al.        SP: Hegar
Relating to the illegal possession of another person's ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 2728       Thompson | et al.       SP: Van de Putte
Relating to the operation and regulation of charitable bingo.

Public testimony will be limited to three minutes per person.


If providing written testimony, please submit 30 copies along with your witness affirmation card.


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




Bills added after last posting:

HB 254

HB 2102


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