COMMITTEE:   Economic & Small Business Development 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Wednesday, April 10, 2013 

PLACE:       E2.028 
CHAIR:       Rep. John Davis 



The committee will meet to consider the following:


HB 1281       Creighton | et al.     
Relating to drug screening or testing as a condition for the receipt of unemployment compensation benefits by certain individuals.

HB 1524       Anderson               
Relating to election through secret ballot of a labor union as the exclusive bargaining representative.

HB 1583       Riddle                 
Relating to drug use by and drug testing for applicants and recipients of unemployment compensation benefits; providing a criminal penalty.

HB 1982       Murphy                 
Relating to the authority of counties to nominate projects in the extraterritorial jurisdictions of certain municipalities for designation as enterprise projects.

HB 2141       Smith                  
Relating to the imposition and collection of a penalty for fraudulently obtaining unemployment compensation benefits.

HB 2340       Parker                 
Relating to the establishment of the Texas First Investment Fund.

HB 2388       Menéndez               
Relating to the application of the public and private facilities and infrastructure law to a defense base development authority.

HB 2941       Alvarado               
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain property and services used in research and development activities performed in conjunction with institutions of higher education.

HB 3005       Burkett                
Relating to the authority of the Texas Workforce Commission to use certain unemployment compensation funds for reemployment activities.

HB 3028       Davis, John            
Relating to the use of the skills development fund to support certain joint credit courses offered by school districts under agreements with public junior colleges.

HB 3162       Davis, John | et al.   
Relating to the Emerging Technology Fund.

HB 3182       Harper-Brown | et al.  
Relating to changing eligibility requirements, limiting disbursements for eligible expenses and changing reporting requirements under the major events trust fund and events trust fund.

HB 3563       Murphy                 
Relating to eligibility for certain unemployment compensation benefits.

HB 3662       Clardy | et al.        
Relating to the Texas Workforce Innovation Needs Program.

HB 3782       Isaac                  
Relating to the major events and events trust fund.




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