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COMMITTEE:   Economic & Small Business Development 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Thursday, April 09, 2015 

PLACE:       E2.010 
CHAIR:       Rep. Angie Button 


The Committee will meet to consider the following:


HB 55         Martinez, "Mando"
Relating to the use of the Texas Enterprise Fund for veterans hospitals.

HB 1037       Simpson
Relating to abolishing the Texas emerging technology fund.

HB 1155       Alvarado | et al.
Relating to the creation of the Recruit Texas Program to facilitate the relocation to or expansion in this state of employers offering complex or high-skilled employment opportunities.

HB 1754       Pickett
Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality for the public purpose of economic development.

HB 1860       Hunter
Relating to the creation of a grant program to provide money for security at certain major events; authorizing fees.

HB 2732       Metcalf
Relating to recovery of covered unemployment compensation debt through participation in the federal Treasury Offset Program.

HB 3150       Huberty
Relating to the calculation of taxable wages paid by a professional employer organization for purposes of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act.

HB 3294       Burkett
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission.

HB 3373       Miller, Doug
Relating to the liability of reimbursing employers under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act.

HB 3853       Villalba
Relating to creation of the university research initiative fund, the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and the disposition of balances from the Texas emerging technology fund.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 3150


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