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COMMITTEE:    Business & Commerce 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, March 30, 2017 

PLACE:        E1.016 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Kelly Hancock 



To consider the following:


SB 56         Zaffirini              
Relating to the acknowledgment by management of risks identified in state agency information security plans.

SB 59         Zaffirini              
Relating to energy and water management planning and reporting requirements for state agencies and institutions of higher education.

SB 261        Zaffirini              
Relating to the bulk purchase of information technology commodity items by the Department of Information Resources.

SB 289        Taylor, Van            
Relating to the preparation of government growth impact statements for rules proposed by state agencies.

SB 526        Birdwell               
Relating to the abolishment of certain advisory committees and other entities created to assist or advise state agencies or officers.

SB 561        Hancock                
Relating to the identification and handling of unclaimed life insurance and annuity contract proceeds.

SB 562        Hancock                
Relating to the provision of surplus lines insurance to certain commercial insureds.

SB 564        Campbell               
Relating to the applicability of open meetings requirements to certain meetings of a governing body relating to information technology security practices.

SB 659        Campbell               
Relating to the availability of personal information of a statewide elected official or member of the legislature.

SB 775        Estes                  
Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations.

SB 878        Hancock                
Relating to limited driver personal automobile insurance policies.

SB 988        Zaffirini              
Relating to the participation of a county judge in a meeting of a commissioners court conducted by videoconference call.

SB 1145       Nichols
Relating to the deployment of advanced metering and meter information networks in certain non-ERCOT areas.

SB 1476       Seliger                
Relating to eligibility for support from the universal service fund.

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 and bill number on each copy.


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Bills added after last posting:

SB 1145


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