Today's Committee Meetings on the LRL website is a calendar of interim committee hearings with links to agendas. The following may be helpful resources for upcoming hearings.

April 10th
Senate Committee on Business & Commerce
Topic: Quarterly updates from selected state agencies and entities

Charge: Workforce training programs in Texas, whether such programs target economic growth areas and future workforce needs of the health care, skilled trades, construction, manufacturing, aerospace, and information technology industries and help retain workers in those trades and fields
Charge: Licensing and regulation of occupations to ensure protection of public welfare, trust, health, and safety, and eliminate unnecessary, overly restrictive, or anti-competitive regulation, study guidelines and other states' approaches
April 11th
House Committee on Public Health
Charge: Health registries maintained by the state, including the similarities and differences in reporting, consent, security, and portability of data.
Charge: Operations and functions of the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners
Senate Committee on Criminal Justice 
Charge: Money laundering; enhancing efforts to enforce money laundering laws
Charge: Long-term stability of the Crime Victims Compensation Fund; its purpose and funding; its impact on victim organization
 
Senate Committee on Higher Education
Charge: Transfer systems between public junior colleges and universities, including transfer of credit; the impact of accrediting associations on course credit transfer
Senate Committee on Natural Resources
Charge 1: Effects of recent and anticipated Environmental Protection Agency rules on (1) electric reliability in Texas, (2) affordability of electricity in Texas, and (3) competitiveness of energy intensive sectors of the Texas economy, recommendations to reduce regulatory burden and maintain a business?friendly climate; specifically, study the following:
Charge 5: Impact of federal environmental regulations on electric generation capacity, amount of electric generation capacity likely to voluntarily be retired, incentives to promote retirement, including the effect on electricity rates
Forecasting coal and natural gas fuel prices for the next 15 years
 
April 12th
Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Charge: Statutory oversight granted to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) regarding the financial feasibility of bonds issued by special purpose districts, whether changes in oversight structure are needed
Charge: Reducing local government procurement costs, assessment of the costs and benefits of electronic notices for bid notices
Charge: Implementation of legislation in the 82nd Legislature, Regular and Called Sessions, specifically, monitor the codification of Senate Bill 1234, municipal management districts and the use of the "standardized language"
 
Charge: Role of Texas state military forces in enhancing the safety of Texans, recommendations for improving the coordination, accountability, and effectiveness of all components of our state military forces
 
Charge: Progress of Texas Department of Public Safety's Driver License Division efforts to enhance drivers license processing
Charge: Impact of border violence and illegal trafficking on the Texas economy