COMMITTEE:    Business & Commerce 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, January 29, 2013 

PLACE:        E1.016 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator John Carona 



The Senate Committee on Business and Commerce will hold its organizational meeting at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, January 29th, 2013, in room E1.016 of the State Capitol.


The Committee will consider and adopt Committee Rules, introduce members and their staffs, discuss the Committee schedule, provide information related to committee process for the session, and conduct any other organizational business deemed necessary by the Chair.


Additionally, the Committee will hear updates from the following agencies: the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), the Public Utility Commission, and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT).


Invited testimony only.


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