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COMMITTEE:   Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. John Smithee 


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HB 1145       Muńoz, Jr.             
Relating to the designation of a judicial district in Hidalgo County as the district court with preference for family law matters.

HB 1765       Capriglione            
Relating to compensation of certain district judges for performing extrajudicial services.

HB 2412       Schofield              
Relating to service of process in this state.

HB 2842       Burrows                
Relating to the rule against perpetuities.

HB 2892       Smithee                
Relating to guardianships; authorizing a fee.

HB 3121       Farrar                 
Relating to a revocable deed that transfers real property at the transferor's death.

HB 3199       Smithee                
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas.

HB 3321       Frank                  
Relating to jurisdiction of the county courts in certain counties.

HB 3372       Smithee                
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government.

HB 3631       Smithee                
Relating to establishing a guardianship compliance program.

HB 4281       Lambert | et al.       
Relating to the 1st Multicounty County Court at Law.

HCR 117       Lozano                 
Granting Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, as collateral agent for certain secured lenders and other entities, some of which are headquartered or incorporated in Texas, permission to sue the Lower Colorado River Authority.



Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 1167


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of the schedule, if applicable.


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