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COMMITTEE:    Business & Commerce 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Thursday, April 06, 2017 

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



To consider the following:


SB 210        Kolkhorst | et al.
Relating to the required repeal or amendment of two state agency rules before adoption of a new state agency rule that increases costs to regulated persons.

SB 350        Taylor, Van
Relating to the repeal of certain laws regulating the sale or transfer of secondhand watches.

SB 876        Hancock
Relating to service and filing requirements for a party seeking judicial review in certain workers' compensation cases.

SB 877        Hancock
Relating to liability of certain political subdivisions in certain workers' compensation actions.

SB 1087       Schwertner
Relating to the regulation of the hours of instruction for cosmetology licensing.

SB 1088       Schwertner
Relating to cosmetology licensing and sanitation requirements.

SB 1199       Campbell | et al.
Relating to service contract providers.

SB 1228       Menéndez
Relating to the approval by a property owners' association of repairs to residential property after a weather-related or naturally occurring event.

SB 1493       Zaffirini
Relating to changing statutory references to hearing officer and hearings officer to administrative law judge under the workers' compensation system.

SB 1494       Zaffirini
Relating to preauthorization and concurrent review of certain health care services under the workers' compensation system.

SB 1495       Zaffirini
Relating to access by the division of workers' compensation to certain designated doctor contracts under the workers' compensation system.

SB 1496       Zaffirini
Relating to certain workers' compensation reporting requirements.

SB 1497       Zaffirini
Relating to the eligibility requirements for employment as an ombudsman of the Office of Injured Employee Counsel under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

SB 1498       Zaffirini
Relating to the regulation of temporary common worker employers.

SB 1499       Zaffirini
Relating to the regulation of for-profit legal service contract companies.

SB 1500       Zaffirini
Relating to certain vehicle protection products.

SB 1501       Zaffirini
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle towing, booting, and storage and to the elimination of required state licensing for vehicle booting companies and operators.

SB 1502       Zaffirini
Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology.

SB 1503       Zaffirini
Relating to abolishing shampoo apprentice permits and shampoo specialty certificates.

SB 1516       Hancock
Relating to the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies; authorizing fees; expanding the applicability of an occupational registration.

SB 1537       Taylor, Larry
Relating to dispute resolution for certain claims arising under insurance policies issued by the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association; authorizing fees.

SB 1895       Taylor, Larry
Relating to the enforcement of certain administrative penalties by the Texas Division of Workers' Compensation.

SB 2065       Hancock
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations and activities.

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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