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COMMITTEE:    State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Monday, April 13, 2015 

PLACE:        Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:        Senator Joan Huffman 



To consider the following:


SB 473        Perry | et al.
Relating to defenses and exceptions to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons, firearms, and related items.

SB 476        Kolkhorst | et al.
Relating to the duties of certain law enforcement officials under procedures regulating the making or transfer of firearms.

SB 491        Schwertner
Relating to consideration of asbestos or silica trust claims in certain actions asserting asbestos- or silica-related injuries.

SB 735        Fraser
Relating to the availability and use of certain evidence in connection with an award of exemplary damages.

SB 795        Perry | et al.
Relating to establishing an interstate voter registration crosscheck program.

SB 1020       Creighton
Relating to the designation of the trustee of an express trust as a beneficiary of a trust account or a P.O.D. payee of a P.O.D. account.

SB 1073       Zaffirini
Relating to the provision of a candidate's campaign mailing address and electronic mail address in the candidate's application for a place on the ballot.

SB 1547       Perry
Relating to reducing certain fees for a license to carry a concealed handgun for county jailers.

SB 1684       Huffines
Relating to authorizing certain first responders to carry a concealed handgun while on duty and to the prosecution of certain related offenses; providing for a fee.

SB 1791       Ellis
Relating to disclosures on selection or modification of an account by a customer of a financial institution.

SB 1792       Ellis
Relating to access to a financial institution account of a person who dies intestate.

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

SJR 52        Campbell
Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the requirement that state officers elected by voters statewide reside in the state capital.

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 1939


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