COMMITTEE:    Appropriations 

TIME & DATE:  7:30 AM, Monday, April 8, 2019 

PLACE:       E1.030 
CHAIR:       Rep. John Zerwas 


The House Appropriations Committee will meet to consider the following bills:


HB 230         Krause
Relating to reporting by political subdivisions regarding the receipt or expenditure of federal funds.

HB 236         Krause
Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission.

HB 634         Buckley | et al.
Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.

HB 872         Hefner | et al.
Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers and employees killed in the line of duty.

HB 1214        Cyrier | et al.
Relating to the allocation to and use by the Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Historical Commission of certain proceeds from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

HB 1243        Ashby | et al.
Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from mixed beverage gross receipts and sales taxes.

HB 1618        Cyrier
Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain members of the Texas military forces.

HB 2079        Coleman
Relating to compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act for certain expenses.

HB 2235        Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the amount credited in a state fiscal year to the judicial fund to provide basic civil legal services.

HB 2300        Morrison | et al.
Relating to the creation of the disaster recovery loan program; making an appropriation.

HB 2570        Zerwas                 
Relating to the award of grants by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee and to the payment of claims related to those grants by the comptroller of public accounts.

HB 2802        Darby                  
Relating to the amounts, availability, and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenue and accounts; reducing or affecting the amounts of certain statutorily dedicated fees.

HB 3119        Schaefer               
Relating to strategic fiscal reviews of state agencies and programs.

HB 3317        Zerwas                 
Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue and allocation of accrued interest on dedicated revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.

HB 3397        Bailes                 
Relating to an appropriation of money from the emergency radio infrastructure account for the planning, development, and provision of an interoperable statewide emergency radio infrastructure.

HB 4071        Longoria               
Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations.

HJR 39         Cyrier | et al.         
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

The committee will also consider pending business.


Testimony may be limited to 3 minutes.



Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 2300


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