The House Committee on Business & Industry

85th Legislature

July 24, 2018

To begin 10 minutes after adjournment of 10:00AM joint-hearing

Houston, TX


Pursuant to a notice posted on July 18, 2018, the House Committee on Business & Industry met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Oliveira, at 2:15 p.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Oliveira; Shine; Collier; Romero, Jr.; Stickland; and Workman.


A quorum was present.



The Committee heard invited testimony only on the following Interim Charge #2:


Review all existing law concerning consumer rights and protections, including but not limited to statutes that address deceptive practices, landlord/tenant agreements, and homeowner/contractor disputes. Determine whether the provisions offer adequate guidance and protections in disaster and recovery situations.


Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)



At 3:14 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Oliveira, Chair




Angelina Lopez, Clerk