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COMMITTEE:    Business & Commerce 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, May 02, 2017 

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



To consider the following:


SB 410        Watson                 
Relating to the use of light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs in state buildings.

SB 1382       Hughes                 
Relating to the use of local government energy savings performance contracts for measures that avoid expected future operating or maintenance costs.

SB 1393       Estes                  
Relating to the services that require a structural pest control license; changing the applicability of an occupational license.

SB 1980       Schwertner             
Relating to performance bonds for certain public improvements in certain municipalities.

SB 1994       Zaffirini | et al.     
Relating to the financing of residential real estate purchases by means of a wrap mortgage loan; creating an offense.

SB 2104       Uresti                 
Relating to a study on the feasibility of using the statewide system of health care data collection to create a public database of charges billed by health care providers.

SB 2169       Huffines               
Relating to treating ale and malt liquor in the same manner as beer for purposes of alcoholic beverage regulation.

SB 2179       Taylor, Larry          
Relating to the applicability of certain insurance laws to certain farm mutual insurance companies.

HB 256        Hernandez | et al.      SP: Whitmire
Relating to the authority of a city attorney to seek an injunction to abate a common nuisance under the Alcoholic Beverage Code.

HB 630        Howard                  SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the Internet broadcast and archiving of open meetings of the Health and Human Services Commission, health and human services agencies, and related advisory entities.

HB 890        Geren | et al.          SP: Estes
Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations.

HB 1128       Wray                    SP: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the date and time for the public sale of real property.

HB 1612       Romero, Jr.             SP: Hancock
Relating to the authority of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission to offer a civil penalty in lieu of suspending a permit or license.

HB 2964       Meyer | et al.          SP: Hancock
Relating to abandonment of shares of a mutual 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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