COMMITTEE:   State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Thursday, March 30, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.036 
CHAIR:       Rep. Drew Darby 



*Public testimony will be limited to three minutes*


If submitting written testimony, please submit ten copies (with your name on each copy) to the committee prior or during the hearing.


The committee will meet to consider the following:




HCR 26        Keough | et al.        
Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution.

HCR 29        Bell | et al.          
Declaring that presidential executive orders cannot interfere with states' rights.

HCR 30        Springer               
Urging Congress to direct the Bureau of Land Management to affirm the provisions of the Red River Boundary Compact and to acknowledge that the vegetation line on the south bank of the Red River forms the boundary between Oklahoma and Texas.

HCR 31        Springer               
Urging Congress to encourage the U.S. Department of Agriculture to revise existing policies that promote the waste of water after an irrigated crop has been declared a failure.

HCR 34        Anchia                 
Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the U.S. Constitution overturning the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.

HCR 36        Raymond                
Urging the U.S. Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a federal balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

HCR 37        Workman                
Calling on Congress to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

HCR 44        Metcalf | et al.       
Urging Congress to pass S.2896, the Care Veterans Deserve Act of 2016.

HCR 52        Flynn | et al.         
Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border.

HCR 58        Lozano                 
Urging Congress to provide Texas with Medicaid block grants.

HCR 59        Bailes | et al.        
Urging Congress to pass a budget.

HCR 87        Paul | et al.          
Urging Congress to direct the Department of Defense to relocate the United States Africa Command to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston.




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