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COMMITTEE:    State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Monday, May 16, 2011 

PLACE:        Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:        Senator Robert Duncan 



HB 274        Creighton | et al.      SP: Huffman
Relating to the reform of certain remedies and procedures in civil actions and family law matters.

HB 174        Jackson, Jim | et al.   SP: Duncan
Relating to the cancellation of the voter registration and to the eligibility to vote of persons who are deceased or not citizens of the United States.

HB 365        Turner | et al.         SP: Ellis
Relating to the use of eminent domain authority by certain municipalities to take abandoned multi-family rental buildings.

HB 528        Solomons                SP: Van de Putte
Relating to the provision of pharmaceutical services through informal and voluntary networks in the workers' compensation system; providing an administrative violation.

HB 1593       Isaac                   SP: Huffman
Relating to the inclusion of a candidate's e-mail address on an official application for a place on the ballot.

HB 1616       Geren | et al.          SP: Estes
Relating to the reporting or providing of information, including information relating to political contributions, political expenditures, and personal financial information, by public servants, political candidates and committees, and persons required to register under the lobby registration law, and to complaints filed with and the functions of the Texas Ethics Commission.

HB 2172       Torres                  SP: Van de Putte
Relating to the eligibility of certain children under group life insurance policies.

HB 2359       Hopson                  SP: Williams
Relating to direct campaign expenditures.

HB 2817       Taylor, Larry           SP: Duncan
Relating to certain election practices and procedures; providing penalties.

HB 3017       Smithee                 SP: Duncan
Relating to the prohibited use of discretionary clauses in certain health maintenance organization and insurance contracts.

HB 3078       Gallego                 SP: Uresti
Relating to the residency requirement for certain elective offices of certain political subdivisions.

HB 3093       Lewis                   SP: Duncan
Relating to the amendment of certain reports of political contributions and expenditures.

HB 3161       Hancock                 SP: Van de Putte
Relating to limited purpose subsidiary life insurance companies.

HB 3409       Kolkhorst               SP: Williams
Relating to reporting of changes in lobbying activities during a legislative session.

Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes per person.


If providing written testimony, please submit 30 copies along with your witness affirmation card.


At the chairman's discretion, the committee may take up any pending legislation.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 3017


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