COMMITTEE:   State Affairs 

TIME & DATE: 10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 

PLACE:       JHR 140 
CHAIR:       Rep. Byron Cook 


HB 1458       Workman
Relating to the management and operation of certain municipally owned electric utilities.

HB 1475       Davis, Yvonne
Relating to electricity service provided by retail electric providers; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1489       Johnson, Eric
Relating to restricting salary increases and bonuses given to the administrative head of certain state agencies.

HB 1870       Johnson, Jarvis | et al.
Relating to shipping logistics and coordination services for state agencies.

HB 2114       Perez                  
Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission and the Public Utility Commission of Texas to identify customers who may be eligible for bill payment assistance programs.

HB 2463       Price
Relating to requiring state agencies to develop written succession plans.

HB 2659       Geren | et al.
Relating to the distribution of universal service funds to certain small and rural incumbent local exchange companies.

HB 2757       Turner
Relating to the donation of sick leave by state employees.

HB 2780       Paddie | et al.
Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects.

HB 2858       Burns | et al.
Relating to human trafficking signs at abortion facilities and offenses associated with human trafficking and coerced abortion; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 3322       Guillen
Relating to the use of certain words to imply that a person who is not an attorney is authorized to practice immigration law and the prosecution of a cause of action arising from that practice and educational requirements for a notary public appointment; authorizing a fee; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.

HB 3379       Paddie | et al.
Relating to the eligibility process for customer service benefits.

HB 3383       Lozano
Relating to the repeal of the management-to-staff ratio requirement for state agencies.

HB 3387       King, Ken
Relating to a defense against a libel claim based on the claimant's status as a public official or public figure.

HB 3388       King, Ken
Relating to certain limitations on a journalist's qualified privilege not to testify; creating a civil penalty.

HB 3771       Cook
Relating to the definition of abortion for the purpose of the regulation of abortion facilities.

HB 4177       Cook
Relating to adjustments to universal service plan support for small and rural incumbent local exchange companies.




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