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COMMITTEE:    State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, October 18, 2012 

PLACE:        E1.012 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Robert Duncan 








The Committee on State Affairs will meet to take up and consider the following interim charges:


Charge 1:  Study the policies and actions the State can pursue to preserve state authority and protect Texas citizens from federal overreach in the form of conditional federal grants, conditional federal preemption, and excessive legislation and regulation interfering with states' enumerated powers by Congress.


Charge 9:  Examine the effectiveness of the Private Real Property Rights Preservation Act (Chapter 2007, Government Code), and whether it should apply to municipalities.


* Public testimony will be limited to three minutes per person.


* If submitting written testimony, please provide 20 copies with your affirmation card to committee staff prior to testifying.




** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **