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COMMITTEE:     State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:   9:00 AM, Thursday, April 4, 2019 

PLACE:         Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:         Senator Joan Huffman 



To consider the following:


SB 46          Zaffirini              
Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.

SB 370         Watson                 
Relating to employment protections for jury service.

SB 440         Hughes                 
Relating to a suit against The University of Texas at Tyler.

SB 741         Hughes                 
Relating to restrictive covenants regarding firearms or firearm ammunition.

SB 772         Hughes                 
Relating to evidence in certain civil actions of a person's failure to forbid handguns on certain property.

SB 801         Rodríguez              
Relating to protective orders.

SB 905         Hughes                 
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of certain persons obtained for the purposes of voting.

SB 974         Campbell | et al.       
Relating to policies and programs that permit the use of public money to finance political campaigns.

SB 1159        Hancock                
Relating to hospital liens.

SB 1189        Buckingham | et al.     
Relating to certain deceptive advertising of legal services; imposing civil penalties.

SB 1209        Hancock | et al.        
Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to regulate certain activities.

SB 1257        Huffman | et al.        
Relating to the authority of the attorney general to investigate and prosecute criminal offenses involving the trafficking of persons.

SB 1420        Zaffirini              
Relating to recovery of the funds of an estate delivered to the comptroller.

SB 1426        Zaffirini              
Relating to the establishment by a county of public guardians for certain incapacitated persons, funding for guardianships by public guardians and related services, and compensation deductions in certain guardianships.

SB 1491        Perry                  
Relating to civil liability of a nursing facility resident's responsible payor for misappropriation of the resident's funds.

SB 1577        Alvarado               
Relating to a prohibition against the appropriation of money to settle or pay a sexual harassment claim made against certain members of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of state government.

SB 1682        Huffman                
Relating to the administration of and benefits payable under the Texas public school retired employees group insurance program and the Texas school employees uniform group health coverage program and certain expenditures for school employee health coverage.

SB 1774        Bettencourt            
Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record.

SB 1784        Zaffirini              
Relating to the deduction from applied income of compensation paid to guardians of certain Medicaid recipients.

SB 1792        Zaffirini              
Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record.

SB 1801        Huffman                
Relating to orders of nondisclosure for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution.

SB 1802        Huffman                
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain trafficking and prostitution offenses and certain other consequences of those offenses; increasing criminal penalties.

SB 1803        Huffman                
Relating to changing the eligibility of persons charged with certain offenses to receive community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.

SB 1827        Menéndez               
Relating to the emergency administration of an epinephrine auto-injector by peace officers.

SB 1975        Zaffirini              
Relating to probate and guardianship matters and proceedings and other matters involving probate courts.

SB 1995        Birdwell               
Relating to the review of certain occupational licensing rules by the office of the governor.

SB 2128        Creighton              
Relating to the recording by a county clerk of certain documents concerning real or personal property.

SB 2140        Hughes                 
Relating to the amount of civil penalties the attorney general may seek to recover under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.

SB 2206        Kolkhorst              
Relating to the availability of certain information regarding the members of the governing body of an independent school district or a public junior college district on the district's Internet website.

SB 2342        Creighton              
Relating to the jurisdiction of, and practices and procedures in civil cases before, justice courts, county courts, statutory county courts, and district courts.

SB 2390        Powell                 
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of a person protected by a magistrate's order for emergency protection.

SB 2485        Creighton              
Relating to the regulation by a political subdivision of certain employment benefits.

SB 2486        Creighton              
Relating to the regulation by a political subdivision of terms of employment relating to scheduling practices.

SB 2487        Creighton              
Relating to the regulation by a political subdivision of employment leave policies.

SB 2488        Creighton              
Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain or consider an employment applicants' or employees' criminal history record information.

Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes. If submitting written

testimony, please provide 20 copies to the committee clerk with your name

on each.




Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 1567


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