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COMMITTEE:    State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Monday, March 27, 2017 

PLACE:        Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:        Senator Joan Huffman 



To consider the following:


SB 42         Zaffirini | et al.     
Relating to the security of courts and judges in the state.

SB 63         Zaffirini              
Relating to the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates and the content of those statements; creating a criminal offense.

SB 329        Creighton | et al.     
Relating to birth records of adopted persons.

SB 445        Burton                 
Relating to the authorization and reporting of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities.

SB 470        West                   
Relating to the establishment of one or more supplemental county civil service commissions in certain counties.

SB 499        West                   
Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Partition of Heirs' Property Act.

SB 612        Birdwell | et al.      
Relating to complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission.

SB 813        Hughes | et al.        
Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous regulatory actions by state agencies.

SB 869        Huffman                
Relating to authorizing a beneficiary designation that transfers a motor vehicle at the owner's death.

SB 1249       West                   
Relating to adverse possession of real property by a cotenant heir against other cotenant heirs.

SB 1250       West                   
Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in the prosecution of certain offenses involving family violence.

SB 1329       Huffman                
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government.

SB 1362       Campbell | et al.
Relating to notification and informational materials regarding mutual consent voluntary adoption registries.

SCR 3         Creighton
Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.

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.





Bills added after last posting:

SB 1362


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