COMMITTEE:    State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, April 09, 2015 

PLACE:        E1.016 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Joan Huffman 



To consider the following:


SB 28         Zaffirini
Relating to immunity from liability for public and open-enrollment charter school campuses that maintain a supply of anaphylaxis medicine for emergency use.

SB 251        Ellis
Relating to eligibility to serve as an interpreter in an election.

SB 950        Uresti
Relating to certain procedural measures in a suit affecting a parent-child relationship to protect a child against child neglect or physical or sexual abuse.

SB 1115       Campbell
Relating to a program allowing certain military voters on active duty overseas to cast a ballot electronically.

SB 1187       Taylor, Van
Relating to claims of patent infringement; providing civil penalties; imposing fees.

SB 1448       Ellis
Relating to holding a primary election for a political party in a county without party leadership.

SB 1457       Nichols                
Relating to bad faith claims of patent infringement; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1939       Huffman                
Relating to contributions to, benefits from, and the administration of systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 1968       Huffman | et al.       
Relating to the organization of public employees.

SB 1984       Huffman                
Relating to the canvass of election returns for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor.

SJR 66        Huffman                
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the governor's and lieutenant governor's terms of office to begin at 10 a.m. on the day preceding the day the regular legislative session convenes.

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


Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please provide 20 copies to the committee clerk with your name on each.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 1187


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