COMMITTEE:   Appropriations 

TIME & DATE: 7:30 AM, Thursday, February 28, 2013 

PLACE:       E1.030 
CHAIR:       Rep. Jim Pitts 


The Committee will consider budget recommendations for state agencies within Articles I and VII including:


Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Texas Lottery Commission

Department of Motor Vehicles

Department of Transportation

Texas Workforce Commission

Reimbursements to the Unemployment Compensation Benefit Account

Article VII Special Provisions


Office of the Attorney General

Comptroller of Public Accounts

Fiscal Programs - Comptroller of Public Accounts

Bond Review Board

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas

Commission on State Emergency Communications

Public Finance Authority

Public Finance Authority - GO Bond Debt Service

Fire Fighters' Pension Commissioner

Historical Commission

Pension Review Board

Preservation Board

State Office of Risk Management

Workers Compensation Payments

Secretary of State

Office of the Governor

Trusteed Programs within the Office of the Governor

Employees Retirement System

Social Security and Benefits Replacement Pay

Department of Information Resources

Commission on the Arts

Ethics Commission

Facilities Commission

Revenue Bonds for Lease Payments

Library and Archives Commission

Veterans Commission


The Committee will also consider any unfinished business from previous hearings as needed.


The Committee will hear invited testimony only.








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