COMMITTEE:   Economic & Small Business Development 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Wednesday, March 27, 2013 

PLACE:       E2.028 
CHAIR:       Rep. John Davis 



The committee will meet to consider the following:


HB 533        Lozano | et al.        
Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas.

HB 558        Davis, Yvonne | et al. 
Relating to the purchase of iron, steel, and manufactured goods made in the United States for certain state, state-aided, and governmental entity construction projects.

HB 664        Gonzales, Larry        
Relating to the creation of an entrepreneur-in-residence program in the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office.

HB 916        Orr                    
Relating to the amount of a chargeback for unemployment compensation benefits paid to a person who is partially unemployed.

HB 1212       Canales                
Relating to the tax rate for contributions under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act applicable to wages paid to certain honorably discharged veterans; changing the rate of a tax.

HB 1935       Schaefer | et al.      
Relating to authorizing general infrastructure projects to be undertaken by economic development corporations.

HB 1956       Davis, John | et al.   
Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification pilot program for adults 19 to 50 years of age.

HB 2000       Thompson, Senfronia    
Relating to career schools and colleges.

HB 2015       Davis, John            
Relating to the proper classification of workers performing services under certain governmental contracts; providing a penalty.

HB 2034       Vo | et al.            
Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who leave work to attend training.




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