COMMITTEE:    Business & Commerce 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, May 07, 2013 

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



The Senate Committee on Business and Commerce will convene at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday May 7th, 2013, in room E1.016 of the Capitol Extension to take up the following bills for consideration as new business:


HB 86         Callegari | et al.      SP: Lucio
Relating to the criteria for review by the Sunset Advisory Commission of an agency that licenses an occupation.

HB 458        Bohac                   SP: Estes
Relating to eligibility requirements for a residential fire alarm training school instructor.

HB 798        Thompson, Senfronia     SP: Garcia
Relating to certain actions taken by certain licensing authorities regarding a license holder or applicant who has been convicted of a Class C misdemeanor.

HB 944        Riddle                  SP: Carona
Relating to an exemption from license requirements for a limited number of sales of manufactured housing.

HB 1624       Cortez                  SP: Van de Putte
Relating to the assumed name of a series limited liability company.

HB 1717       Price                   SP: Nichols
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners; changing certain fees.

HB 1917       Rodriguez, Eddie | et al.    SP: Carona
Relating to alcoholic beverage advertising on the outside of certain vehicles.

HB 1972       Kleinschmidt            SP: Hancock
Relating to the provision of 9-1-1 services; providing criminal penalties.

HB 2459       Thompson, Senfronia | et al. SP: Carona
Relating to the limitation on the amount that may be charged for certain debt cancellation agreements.

HB 2462       Thompson, Senfronia     SP: Carona
Relating to automobile club memberships offered in connection with certain motor vehicle retail installment contracts.

At the Chair's discretion, the Committee may also consider any pending business.


Written testimony of any length is welcome, please submit to the Committee staff 15 copies with your name and the bill number on each copy of the written testimony. Please provide an electronic version of written testimony at your earliest convenience. Please limit oral remarks to three minutes.


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