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COMMITTEE:    State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, May 16, 2013 

PLACE:        Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:        Senator Robert Duncan 



HB 195        Farias                  SP: Van de Putte
Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political expenditures and contributions filed in connection with certain county and municipal offices.

HB 332        Guillen                 SP: Hegar
Relating to tort liability arising from a volunteer's operation of a Parks and Wildlife Department motor-driven vehicle or motor-driven equipment.

HB 382        Burnam | et al.         SP: Paxton
Relating to certain limitations on settlement agreements with a governmental unit.

HB 506        Lozano | et al.         SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the location of early voting polling places for elections held on the November uniform election date by a political subdivision.

HB 586        Workman | et al.        SP: Deuell
Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for certain design and construction claims arising under written contracts with state agencies.

HB 658        Sheets | et al.         SP: Watson
Relating to postjudgment interest on damages subject to Medicare subrogation.

HB 724        Guillen | et al.        SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the creation of a commission to study unclaimed land grant mineral proceeds.

HB 812        Cook | et al.           SP: Eltife
Relating to the sunset review of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1050       Callegari               SP: Fraser
Relating to purchasing and other contracts by certain governmental entities.

HB 1129       White | et al.          SP: Van de Putte
Relating to a program allowing certain military voters on active duty overseas to cast a ballot electronically.

HB 1398       Murphy                  SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the definition of and required disclosures on political advertising.

HB 1468       Sheets | et al.         SP: Huffman
Relating to confidential communications between an insurance carrier and a covered employer under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

HB 1632       Fletcher                SP: Paxton
Relating to the confidentiality of certain identifying information of peace officers, county jailers, security officers, employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or a prosecutor's office, or judges and their spouses.

HB 2110       Kolkhorst               SP: Campbell
Relating to requirements for certain election officers.

HB 2233       Simmons                 SP: Estes
Relating to signature verification on an early voting ballot voted by mail.

HB 2439       Parker | et al.         SP: Paxton
Relating to the review of certain contracts by the state auditor.

HB 2570       Miles                   SP: Garcia
Relating to voter registration; creating an offense.

HB 2645       Turner, Chris           SP: Ellis
Relating to certification and operation of independent review organizations.

HB 2782       Smithee                 SP: Watson
Relating to the authority of the commissioner of insurance to disapprove rate changes for certain health benefit plans.

HB 2851       Callegari | et al.      SP: Paxton
Relating to the adoption of rules by state agencies.

HB 2930       Miles                   SP: Ellis
Relating to procedures for asserting taking claims against certain governmental entities.

HB 2984       Dutton                  SP: Ellis
Relating to lobbying expenditures that are made jointly.

HB 3081       Wu                      SP: Ellis
Relating to the requirements for a person who has recently moved to vote in the precinct of the person's former or current residence.

HB 3105       Morrison | et al.       SP: Deuell
Relating to availability of certain benefits under individual accident and health insurance policies.

HB 3593       Burnam | et al.         SP: Ellis
Relating to the determination that a voter is deceased.

Persons wishing to provide written testimony must

submit 20 copies with their witness card to Committee Staff.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 2110


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