COMMITTEE:    Business & Commerce 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, February 05, 2013 

PLACE:        E1.016 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator John Carona 



The Senate Committee on Business and Commerce will convene at 8:00 a.m. on February 5, 2013, in room E1.016 of the Capitol Extension to take up the following bills for consideration as new business:


SB 112        Lucio                  
Relating to a requirement for and the contents of a declarations page required for certain standard insurance policy forms for residential property insurance.

SB 138        Zaffirini              
Relating to procedures for filing complaints with, and providing notice of certain violations to, the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists.

SB 147        Deuell                 
Relating to the amount of outstanding total liability of a mortgage guaranty insurer.

SB 192        Carona                 
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the banking commissioner.

SB 228        Williams               
Relating to the regulation of the practice of public accountancy.

SB 230        Carona                 
Relating to the applicability of state law governing funds transfers to certain remittance transfers.

SB 244        Carona                 
Relating to the administration, operation, supervision, and regulation of credit unions.

SJR 18        Carona                 
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the making of a reverse mortgage loan for the purchase of homestead property and to amend certain requirements in connection with a reverse mortgage loan.

At the Chair's discretion, the Committee may also consider any pending business.


Written testimony of any length is welcome, please submit to the Committee staff 15 copies with your name and the bill number on each copy of the written testimony. Please provide an electronic version of written testimony at your earliest convenience. Please limit oral remarks to three minutes.


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