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COMMITTEE:    Business & Commerce 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, May 09, 2017 

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



To consider the following:


SB 1217       Buckingham             
Relating to the sale of beer and ale by certain manufacturers for off-premises consumption.

SB 1916       Buckingham             
Relating to savings and loan associations, savings banks, residential mortgage loan originators and servicers, and other persons or entities under the regulatory jurisdiction of the Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending and the savings and mortgage lending commissioner; creating an offense.

SB 2083       Seliger                
Relating to the sale of beer and ale by the holders of Manufacturer's Licenses and Brewer's permits.

HB 635        Howard | et al.         SP: Watson
Relating to issuance of a vendor permit for the sale of goods during an authorized event held in the Texas mall area of the Capitol Complex.

HB 1468       Thompson, Senfronia     SP: Hancock
Relating to the sanitation and safety requirements for certain artificial bodies of water maintained for public recreational purposes.

HB 1555       Kuempel                 SP: Seliger
Relating to the sale of lottery tickets by certain wine and beer retailers.

HB 1701       Parker                  SP: Hancock
Relating to the presentation of the investment policy of certain governmental entities to a business organization that conducts investment transactions for the entity.

HB 1954       Murr                    SP: Nichols
Relating to convenience and trust accounts established at financial institutions.

HB 2027       Goldman                 SP: Taylor, Van
Relating to the repeal of certain laws regulating the sale or transfer of secondhand watches.

HB 2060       Oliveira                SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the eligibility requirements for employment as an ombudsman of the Office of Injured Employee Counsel under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

HB 2061       Oliveira                SP: Hancock
Relating to service and filing requirements for a party seeking judicial review in certain workers' compensation cases.

HB 2097       Geren                   SP: Watson
Relating to the sale of malt liquor, ale, and beer by the holder of a brewpub license.

HB 2098       Geren                   SP: Watson
Relating to allowing the holder of a brewpub license to sell ale and malt liquor to certain wholesalers.

HB 2113       Goldman | et al.        SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the regulation of for-profit legal service contract companies.

HB 2437       Phillips                SP: Hancock
Relating to confidentiality of reports and related information for a solvency examination of an insurance carrier.

HB 2579       Holland | et al.        SP: Buckingham
Relating to the bond and other coverages required to be maintained by or for the benefit of a savings bank.

HB 2823       Dean                    SP: Buckingham
Relating to the issuance and enforcement of a subpoena during the course of an investigation of a residential mortgage loan servicer.

HB 3101       Kuempel                 SP: Birdwell
Relating to authorizing the sale of alcoholic beverages on certain passenger buses; authorizing a fee.

Pending Business


Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please provide 20 copies to the committee clerk with your name and bill number on each copy.


You may register for this hearing using the Senate kiosk located in the extension hallways or by going to http://swrs.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 1468

HB 1954

HB 2027

HB 2060

HB 2061

HB 2437


Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 2209


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