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SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:    State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, March 23, 2017 

PLACE:        Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:        Senator Joan Huffman 

 

 

To consider the following:

 

SB 39         Zaffirini
Relating to guardianships for persons who have physical disabilities or who are incapacitated.

SB 301        Watson | et al.
Relating to the operations and functions of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the sunset review date for, financial management of, and programs administered by the agency.

SB 302        Watson | et al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar.

SB 303        Watson | et al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Law Examiners.

SB 416        Watson | et al.
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas.

SB 498        Zaffirini
Relating to the use of person first respectful language instead of the term "ward."

SB 528        Birdwell
Relating to the term of a chief administrative law judge.

SB 576        Huffman | et al.
Relating to a reporting requirement for certain incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, family violence, or stalking at public institutions of higher education; creating a criminal offense.

SB 667        Zaffirini | et al.
Relating to establishing a guardianship compliance program.

SB 823        Burton | et al.
Relating to the powers and compensation of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County.

SB 859        Hughes
Relating to the membership of the Texas Racing Commission.

SB 944        Hughes
Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act.

SB 968        Watson
Relating to requiring certain public and private institutions of higher education to provide students and employees an option to electronically report certain offenses to the institution.

SB 969        Watson
Relating to requiring certain public and private institutions of higher education to provide amnesty to students who report incidents of sexual assault.

SB 970        Watson
Relating to a sexual assault policy at public and private institutions of higher education.

SB 1096       Zaffirini
Relating to guardianships; authorizing a fee.

SB 1325       Zaffirini
Relating to authorizing counties to establish public guardians to serve as guardians for certain incapacitated persons.

Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please provide 15 copies to the committee clerk with your name on each.