COMMITTEE:   State Affairs 

TIME & DATE: 10:30 AM or upon adjournment
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 

PLACE:       JHR 140 
CHAIR:       Rep. Byron Cook 


This session, we will begin using the electronic witness affirmation form, which will be available at registration kiosks located throughout the Capitol Extension. 


Registration must be performed the day of the hearing and within the Capitol Complex -- however, you may create a profile in advance from any internet connection.  Please visit:


HB 142        Raymond                
Relating to a prohibition against human cloning and regulating other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties.

HB 207        Márquez | et al.       
Relating to prohibited retaliation against state or local public employees for reporting to certain persons violations of law.

HB 408        King, Phil             
Relating to the number of members of the Texas Historical Commission.

HB 432        Riddle                 
Relating to charitable contributions by state employees to assist domestic victims of human trafficking.

HB 535        Davis, Yvonne | et al. 
Relating to the preference given by state agencies to goods offered by bidders in this state or manufactured, produced, or grown in this state or in the United States.

HB 550        Turner, Sylvester      
Relating to financing programs for low-income electric customers and certain other electric customers.

HJR 43        Flynn                  
Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting a court of this state from enforcing, considering, or applying a religious or cultural law.




Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.


To find information about electronic witness registration for a public hearing and to create a profile to be used when registering as a witness, please visit Registration must be performed the day of the meeting and within the Capitol Complex.