COMMITTEE:   State Affairs 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Wednesday, February 27, 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 348        Canales                
Relating to ethics training for legislators and certain other state officers and employees.

HB 524        Capriglione | et al.   
Relating to the disclosure on personal financial statements of certain contracts with governmental entities.

HB 793        Lozano                 
Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful transport of an undocumented person.

HB 810        Cook                   
Relating to distribution of state agency reports to legislators.

HB 812        Cook                   
Relating to the sunset review of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 829        Thompson, Senfronia    
Relating to the governor's executive authority while traveling outside of the state.

HB 898        Creighton | et al.     
Relating to standards for power lines.

HB 1071       Allen                  
Relating to the use of state institutions of higher education to provide training to state agency employees.

HJR 42        Larson                 
Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve as a member of the Texas Legislature or as a statewide elected officer in the executive branch.

HJR 71        Thompson, Senfronia    
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor, and the lieutenant governor when acting as governor, retain executive authority unless unavailable as provided by law.

HJR 73        Larson                 
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a member of the legislature or person holding a statewide elective office automatically vacates office on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office before December 1 of the last full odd-numbered year of the person's term of office.




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.