COMMITTEE:   State Affairs 

TIME & DATE: After final adjournment/recess
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 

PLACE:       JHR 140 
CHAIR:       Rep. Byron Cook 


HB 29         Guillen
Relating to considering the assessment instrument results of certain students in evaluating school district and campus performance.

HB 176        Jackson, Jim | et al.
Relating to designating English as the official language of this state.

HB 178        Jackson, Jim
Relating to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program or E-verify.

HB 202        Solomons | et al.
Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify.

HB 301        Berman
Relating to the establishment of English as the official language of Texas and the requirement that official acts of government be performed in English.

HB 519        Turner | et al.
Relating to financing programs for low-income electric customers and certain other electric customers.

HB 540        Turner
Relating to the allocation of the value of certain federal allowances for carbon dioxide emissions granted to certain electric or gas utilities.

HB 854        Dutton
Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law.

HB 1044       Solomons
Relating to categories of information presumed to be public under the public information law.

HB 1202       Riddle
Relating to the creation of the offense of employing or contracting with an unauthorized alien.

HB 1294       Shelton
Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to receive a sentence of community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.

HB 1553       Larson
Relating to citizenship information reported by persons, including state agencies, political subdivisions of this state, nonprofit organizations, and public and private entities, who receive local or state money to provide services.

HB 1580       Brown
Relating to the training and certification of state agency employees or contractors performing service work on pressure vessels.

HB 1655       Davis, Yvonne
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 1656       Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the purchase of iron, steel, and manufactured goods made in the United States for state construction projects.

HB 1863       Anchia
Relating to utilities' expenditures for recharging stations for electric vehicles.

HB 1929       Zedler
Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; providing penalties.

HB 2063       Vo                     
Relating to a leave of absence for certain state employees who are donating adult stem cells.

HB 2288       Crownover              
Relating to the classification of owners of certain distributed renewable generation.

HB 2373       Gallego                
Relating to the abolition of the Texas Facilities Commission and the transfer of its duties to the General Land Office.

HB 3129       Price                  
Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify; creating an administrative penalty.

HB 3247       Elkins                 
Relating to the board of directors of the Texas Mutual Insurance Company.

HB 3362       Smithee                
Relating to the appointment of an attorney for a workers' compensation claimant in certain proceedings initiated by a workers' compensation insurance carrier.

HB 3687       Perry                  
Relating to the closed formulary for workers' compensation pharmaceutical benefits.

HB 3754       Hilderbran             
Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel.

HB 3801       Davis, Sarah           
Relating to the exception of certain personal information from disclosure under the public information law.

HJR 135       Phillips | et al.      
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to an individual's or a religious organization's free exercise of religion.

HCR 37        Guillen                
Urging the United States Congress to revise the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 so that the State of Texas may exclude the assessment scores of recently arrived limited English proficiency students from adequate yearly progress determinations for a period of three years following the students' initial enrollment and so that the exclusion period for LEP students who enter Texas schools in grades 10 and higher concludes prior to the students' final year of schooling.

HCR 88        Garza | et al.         
Urging Congress to enact an overhaul of the immigration system to promote economic prosperity and national security.