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COMMITTEE:    State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Monday, May 08, 2017 

PLACE:        Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:        Senator Joan Huffman 



To consider the following:


SB 824        Burton
Relating to compensation of certain district judges for performing extrajudicial services.

SB 959        Hughes
Relating to the adoption of the Compact for a Balanced Budget.

SB 1989       Campbell
Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices.

SCR 47        Hughes
Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a regulation freedom amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

HB 791        Lozano | et al.         SP: Hinojosa
Relating to allowing certain individuals appointed by the governor to state office to file required financial statements by certified mail.

HB 873        Pickett | et al.        SP: Hughes
Relating to prohibiting certain establishments serving the public from restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on the premises.

HB 1428       Smithee                 SP: Huffman
Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing for members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1526       King, Phil | et al.     SP: Huffman
Relating to the provision of state death benefits to peace officers employed by certain private institutions of higher education located in this state.

HB 1761       Smithee                 SP: Hughes
Relating to jurisdiction of the Texas Supreme Court.

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.