COMMITTEE:    Economic Development 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM or upon recess/adjournment
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 

PLACE:        Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:        Senator Bob Deuell 



The Senate Committee on Economic Development will meet at 8 a.m. or upon recess/adjournment of the Local and Uncontested Calendar.


HB 722        King, Tracy O.          SP: Uresti
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax.

HB 762        Guillen                 SP: Carona
Relating to restrictions on disaster remediation contracts following a locally declared disaster.

HB 939        Davis, John             SP: Hancock
Relating to the transfer of certain amounts from the employment and training investment holding fund and the training stabilization fund.

HB 1580       Reynolds                SP: Ellis
Relating to excluding certain short-term employment from unemployment compensation chargebacks and grounds for benefit disqualification.

HB 3337       King, Tracy O.          SP: Uresti
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax.

HCR 56        Hunter | et al.         SP: Hinojosa
Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to provide for a joint interim legislative study regarding the development and potential economic impact of a cruise industry on the Texas coast between Calhoun and Cameron Counties.

Pending Business:


HB 768        Howard                  SP: Watson
Relating to the application of the public and private facilities and infrastructure contracting requirements to technology facilities.

HB 809        Davis, John | et al.    SP: Deuell
Relating to the dissemination of information regarding employment opportunities in this state to secondary school students.

HB 1296       Alvarado | et al.       SP: Taylor
Relating to information regarding postsecondary education and career opportunities and workforce needs in this state.

HB 1297       Alvarado | et al.       SP: Estes
Relating to the review of certain skills development fund workforce training programs.

HB 2034       Vo | et al.             SP: Ellis
Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who leave work to attend training.

HB 2256       Howard | et al.         SP: Watson
Relating to the view of the State Capitol.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 768

HB 809

HB 939

HB 1296

HB 1297

HB 2034

HB 2256


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