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COMMITTEE:    Business & Commerce 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 04, 2017 

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



To consider the following:


SB 560        Hancock
Relating to surcharges imposed for the use of a credit card; providing a civil penalty.

SB 714        Seliger
Relating to certain account disclosures provided by a financial institution to a customer.

SB 830        Rodríguez
Relating to the provision of accounting statements by mortgage servicers for certain loans secured by a lien on residential real property.

SB 838        Zaffirini
Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.

SB 860        Zaffirini
Relating to access to and benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders.

SB 1052       Hughes
Relating to debt cancellation agreements offered in connection with certain loans and retail installment contracts and to amounts charged for certain agreements offered in connection with certain loans and retail installment contracts.

SB 1381       Hughes
Relating to photo identification for certain debit or credit card transactions.

SB 1400       Campbell
Relating to state banks, state bank holding companies, and branches of foreign banks.

SB 1401       Campbell
Relating to the regulation of banks and trust companies.

SB 1402       Campbell
Relating to the regulation of cemeteries and the administration of perpetual care trust funds.

SB 1403       Campbell
Relating to the regulation of money services businesses.

SB 1406       Creighton | et al.
Relating to the authority of the commissioner of insurance to request a state innovation waiver for certain small group health benefit plans of certain federal actuarial value and level of coverage requirements.

SB 1492       Zaffirini
Relating to rules adopted by the commissioner of insurance to stabilize long-term care premium rates.

SB 1517       Hancock
Relating to partnerships, limited liability companies, and other domestic and foreign entities and to series of limited liability companies and foreign entities.

SB 1518       Hancock
Relating to corporations, associations, real estate investment trusts, and related entities.

SB 2066       Hancock
Relating to the attachment of a hospital lien on a cause of action or claim of an injured person who receives hospital services.

SB 2087       Hancock
Relating to the creation of a temporary health insurance risk pool.

SB 2212       Hancock
Relating to certain real estate brokerage and advertising activities and to certain functions of the Texas Real Estate Commission.

SJR 60        Hancock
Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a lower amount for expenses that can be charged to a borrower and removing certain financing expense limitations for a home equity loan, establishing certain authorized lenders to make a home equity loan, changing certain options for the refinancing of home equity loans, changing the threshold for an advance of a home equity line of credit, and allowing home equity loans on agricultural homesteads.

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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