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Interim Hearings – Week of January 22

Today's Committee Meetings on the LRL website is a calendar of interim committee hearings with links to agendas. Below are resources related to upcoming Interim Hearings.

 

January 22

Topic: Texas Facilities Commission Capitol Complex Master Plan

 

January 23

House Committee on Environmental Regulation, Subcommittee on Air Quality and Municipal Landfills

Charge 3: Permitting, siting, and regulatory processes for solid waste landfills

 

House Committee on Environmental Regulation (upon adjournment of the Subcommittee) 

Charge 1: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's (TCEQ) response and clean-up efforts related to Hurricane Harvey, debris removal, natural disaster response

Hurricane Response (TCEQ Executive Director's regulatory  guidance, suspension of TCEQ rules, TCEQ resources for Texas residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, disaster relief funding, current conditions of drinking water and air quality), Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

 

 

Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (Houston)

Charge 1: Hurricane Harvey related property and casualty insurance claims data analysis (Texas Department of Insurance)

  • Mandatory Data Call for Information Regarding Claims Resulting from Hurricane Harvey (Commissioner's Bulletins # B-0035-17 and # B-0034-17), Texas Department of Insurance, September 21, 2017

Charge 2: Health insurance market stability

Charge 3: Implementation of legislation in the 85th Legislature, R.S., including settlement of out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing and patient's explanation of benefits statements

Interim Hearings – Week of January 15

Today's Committee Meetings on the LRL website is a calendar of interim committee hearings with links to agendas. Below are resources related to upcoming Interim Hearings.

 

January 16

House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence CANCELED

Charge: Death penalty for defendants with serious mental illness or intellectual and developmental disabilities

 

January 17

House Committee on Defense & Veterans' Affairs CANCELED

Charge: Impact of Hurricane Harvey related to the Texas Military Department, Emergency Management Council, and the Texas Division of Emergency Management

 

January 18

House Committee on General Investigating & Ethics (Houston) 

Charge:  Oversight of federal, state, local, and charitable funds spent in response to Hurricane Harvey

House Committee on Urban Affairs (Houston)

Topic: Short- and long-term housing needs and related issues resulting from Hurricane Harvey and associated flooding

Interim Hearings – Week of January 8

Today's Committee Meetings on the LRL website is a calendar of interim committee hearings with links to agendas. Below are resources related to upcoming Interim Hearings.

 

January 12

Charge: Use of federal funds in response to Hurricane Harvey, federal funds and investment in infrastructure projects to reduce impact of future natural disasters

Interim Hearings – Week of December 18

Today's Committee Meetings on the LRL website is a calendar of interim committee hearings with links to agendas. Below are resources related to upcoming Interim Hearings.

 

December 20

House Committee on Land & Resource Management (Corpus Christi)

Charge: General Land Office (GLO) role and efforts during the recovery period following Hurricane Harvey, disaster readiness and protocols, assessment of public lands

Interim Hearings – Week of December 11

Today's Committee Meetings on the LRL website is a calendar of interim committee hearings with links to agendas. Below are resources related to upcoming Interim Hearings.

 

December 12

House Committee on Energy Resources (Midland) 

Charge: Impact of energy exploration and production on state and county roads

Charge: Public infrastructure and workforce development in the Permian Basin region

Charge: Monitoring agencies and programs under the Committee's jurisdiction and implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 85th Legislature

 

 

December 13

House Committee on Human Services  

Charge: Nursing facilities and duplication of government regulations

Charge: HHSC's implementation of Rider 219 in Article II of the General Appropriations Act on prescription drug benefit administration in Medicaid; pharmacy benefit managers in Texas Medicaid

Topic: Issues related to Child Protective Services

 

House Committee on Urban Affairs (Beaumont) 

Topic: Short- and long-term housing needs and related issues resulting from Hurricane Harvey and associated flooding

 

December 14

Senate Committee on Administration

Topic: Sexual harassment policy

Interim Hearings - Weeks of November 27 and December 4

Today's Committee Meetings on the LRL website is a calendar of interim committee hearings with links to agendas. Below are resources related to upcoming Interim Hearings.

November 30

House Committee on Special Purpose Districts

Charge 1: Impact of Hurricane Harvey on residential communities within special purpose districts, emergency preparedness and response of the districts

Charge 2: Water district bonds

Charge 3: Feasibility of dissolving special purpose districts

 

December 1

House Committee on House Administration

Topics: Sexual harassment policy, select committee budgets

 

 

House Committee on Special Purpose Districts

Charge 4: Municipal Management Districts

 

December 4

House Committee on Urban Affairs (Corpus Christi) 

Topic: Short- and long-term housing needs and related issues resulting from Hurricane Harvey and associated flooding

 

December 5

House Select Committee on Economic Competitiveness   

Topic: Long-term competitiveness and economic development issues

 

Senate Committee on Finance

Charge: Alamo historical site renovation

Charge: Adult and juvenile corrections funding

Charge: Monitor implementation of CPS critical needs funding initiative

Topic: Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery

 

December 6

House Committee on Insurance

Charge: Health insurance market in Texas 

Charge: Surprise medical billing

Charge: Prescription drug coverage and drug formularies  

Charge: Transparency of pharmacy benefit managers  

 

Senate Select Committee on Cybersecurity  

Topic: State of cybersecurity in Texas

 

Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health & Human Services Transition

Invited testimony

Interim Hearings – Week of November 13

Today's Committee Meetings on the LRL website is a calendar of interim committee hearings with links to agendas. Below are resources related to upcoming Interim Hearings.

 

November 14

House Committee on Public Education 

Charge: Unintended punitive consequences to both students and districts in the state accountability system as a result of Hurricane Harvey

Charge: Educational opportunities offered to students displaced by Hurricane Harvey

 

November 15

House Select Committee on Economic Competitiveness

Topic: Long-term competitiveness and economic development issues

 

Senate Committee on Transportation

Charge:  Unified Transportation Program (UTP) and project selection decisions from the statewide transportation plan

Charge: Transportation infrastructure – impact of Hurricane Harvey 

Interim Hearings - Week of November 6

Today's Committee Meetings on the LRL website is a calendar of interim committee hearings with links to agendas. Below are resources related to upcoming Interim Hearings.

 

November 6

Senate Committee on Education (Houston)

Charge: State and local K-12 hurricane recovery efforts, crisis management response of TEA

Charge: School finance impact of student enrollment calculations or property valuation, student displacement from Hurricane Harvey

 

Charge: Use of federal funds in response to Hurricane Harvey, federal funds and investment in infrastructure projects to reduce impact of future natural disasters

 

Senate Committee on Health & Human Services

Charge: Public health response to Hurricane Harvey   

Charge: Juvenile justice and child welfare systems - impact of Hurricane Harvey   

Charge: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Disaster-SNAP programs following Hurricane Harvey 

Interim Hearings - Week of October 30

Interim Hearings - Week of October 30

Today's Committee Meetings on the LRL website is a calendar of interim committee hearings with links to agendas. Below are resources related to upcoming Interim Hearings.

 

November 1

Senate Committee on Business & Commerce

Charge: Infrastructure security and energy restoration post weather events

Charge: State mortgage requirements regarding the notification of homebuyers on their need for flood insurance in flood plains and flood pool areas 

Charge: Local government regulations, including occupational licenses, related to Hurricane Harvey

Charge: Changes to the Texas Constitution for home equity lenders relating to disaster relief

 

Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations

Hurricane Harvey IGR interim charges (Rebuilding housing and infrastructure, distribution of federal disaster relief funds, debris removal, disaster training)

 

House Committees on Public Health and Human Services (Joint Hearing)

Charge: Public health and human services efforts - response to Hurricane Harvey

Interim Hearings - Week of October 23

Interim Hearings - Week of October 23

Today's Committee Meetings on the LRL website is a calendar of interim committee hearings with links to agendas. Below are resources related to upcoming Interim Hearings.

 

October 24

Senate Committee on Finance

Charge: Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery funds

 

Charge: Long-term impact of Hurricane Harvey on the Texas economy and the gulf coast region

 

October 25

Senate Committee on State Affairs

Charge: Emergency management (agency interactions in natural disasters, emergency situation operations, disaster recovery centers)

 

Charge: Single, comprehensive Web-based source on State Emergency Operations during disaster

 

Joint Oversight Committee on Government Facilities

Topic: Deferred maintenance projects, facility space needs, and update on Texas Capitol Complex Master Plan

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