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COMMITTEE:    Business & Commerce 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 18, 2017 

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



To consider the following:


SB 371        Watson
Relating to the grounds for refusal, cancellation, or suspension of certain alcoholic beverage licenses.

SB 666        Kolkhorst
Relating to signs required to be posted in the restrooms of sexually oriented businesses; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 895        Seliger
Relating to the transparency of certain information related to prescription drug coverage provided by certain health benefit plans.

SB 1289       Creighton
Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects.

SB 1301       Creighton
Relating to verification of alcohol content for prior approval of malt beverages.

SB 1405       Creighton
Relating to the public sale of real property under a power of sale in a security instrument.

SB 1431       Zaffirini
Relating to escrow payments for a loan secured by a new dwelling.

SB 1466       Taylor, Larry
Relating to maximum liability limits for windstorm and hail insurance coverage provided through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

SB 1512       Taylor, Larry
Relating to replacement cost coverage in policies issued by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

SB 1630       Buckingham
Relating to cemeteries.

SB 1639       Watson
Relating to allowing certain wholesalers and distributors to purchase beer, ale, and malt liquor from the holder of a brewpub license.

SB 1642       Watson
Relating to allowing the holder of a brewpub license to sell beer, ale, and malt liquor to certain qualified persons outside the state.

SB 1729       Birdwell
Relating to the reporting and disposition of certain state-owned real property.

SB 1733       Birdwell
Relating to recognition of certain identification documents by governmental officials.

SB 1797       Campbell
Relating to regulation of electricians by local governments.

SB 1932       West
Relating to eligibility requirements for registration as an interior designer.

SB 1952       Hughes
Relating to off-site sales by a dealer for antique or special interest vehicles that have been subject to a retail sale.

SB 2064       Hancock
Relating to unconscionable prices charged by certain health care facilities for medical care.

SB 2127       Taylor, Larry
Relating to limitations on reporting of certain consumer credit information.

SB 2240       Taylor, Larry
Relating to health care information provided by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities.

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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