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Interim Hearings - Weeks of November 2nd and November 9th

Interim Hearings - Weeks of November 2nd and November 9th
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 6th
Charge 2: Texas Emission Reduction Plan (TERP)
Charge 6: Oil field theft
November 9th
House Select Committee on Transportation Planning
Topic: Transportation revenue projections and methods of finance
November 10th
Joint Oversight Committee on Government Facilities
Topic: State agency reporting requirements to effectively accomplish the purposes set forth in Senate Bill 2004 and the General Appropriations Act
Topics: Capitol Complex Master Plan and Public-Private Partnership Guidelines
 
 

Interim Hearings - Weeks of September 13th and 20th

Interim Hearings - Weeks of September 13th and 20th
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.
 
September 15th
House Committee on General Investigating & Ethics
 
House Committee on County Affairs
Topic: Possible changes to the Texas Commission on Jail Standards minimum standards and better processes with regards to inmate care, training, and coordination among county jails, local mental health authorities, and the Department of State Health Services. Invited testimony only from Sheriff's Association of Texas, Texas Commission on Jail Standards, Texas Council of Community Centers, and Department of State Health Services
 
September 22nd
Senate Committee on Criminal Justice
Topic: Jail safety standards in Texas
 
 
 
 

Interim Hearings - Week of September 6th

Interim Hearings - Week of September 6th
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.
 
September 10th
Topic:  Discussion about future funding needs
 
Topic:  Detailed breakdown of each transportation funding source for 2016-17 biennium (including potential/projected sources)
 
Topic: Testimony from TTI on how other states provide funding for transportation
 
Topic:   Alternative transportation funding options and specific methods to finance long-term/major transportation projects
 
Topic:   Detailed debt service update
  • Semi-Annual Issuer Report (Prepared for the Bond Review Board For the Period Ending February 28, 2015), Texas Department of Transportation
 
Topic:  Update on State Highway Fund expenditures
 
Topic:  Discussion about how funding levels are decided for each of TxDOT's 12 categories
 

Interim Hearings - Week of August 31st

Interim Hearings - Week of August 31st
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.
 
September 3rd
House Committee on Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Topic: Chronic Wasting Disease
 

Interim Hearings – Week of August 10th

Interim Hearings – Week of August 10th
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.
 
August 11th
House Committee on Transportation
Topic: Update from the Department of Motor Vehicles on legislation passed in 84th or related issues
Topic: Utility relocation issues on state right-of-way construction and maintenance projects
Topic: Update on HB 1 from the 3rd called Special Session of the 83rd Legislative Session
 
Topic: Update on any proposed policy changes or revisions to the Unified Transportation Program (UTP)
Topic: Update on toll collection issues, contracts, and third party monitoring
Topic: Update on development of the ten year plans for Metropolitan Planning Organizations
 

Interim Hearings - Week of July 27th

Interim Hearings – Week of July 27th
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.
 
July 29th
Senate Committee on Health & Human Services
Charge: Examine the business practices and regulatory structure of Planned Parenthood affiliates in Texas, and investigate whether state or federal laws are being broken by Planned Parenthood and/or its affiliates in Texas in regards to the donation and/or sale of fetal tissue. Consider recommendations to strengthen regulations on abortion providers, including further restrictions on the sale of fetal tissue by these entities.
July 30th
House Committee on County Affairs
Topic: Jail standards, procedures with regards to potentially mentally ill persons in county jails, as well as issues stemming from interactions between the general public and peace officers.
 
 

Interim Hearings - Week of December 8th

Interim Hearings - Week of December 8th
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 9th Top
Senate Committee on State Affairs
Charge: Actuarial and financial conditions of the pension and health care programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) and the Employees Retirement System (ERS)
December 10th Top
Commission decisions
 
Staff presentation and public testimony - Public input form for agencies under review
December 11th Top
Topic: Sufficient balance to maintain in the Economic Stabilization Fund
 

Interim Hearings - Week of December 1st

Interim Hearings - Week of December 1st
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 1st Top
Legislative Budget Board
 Partnership Advisory Commission
Topics: Revised guidelines for the Texas Facilities Commission, other business
 
Texas Legislative Council
Topics: Personnel matters and other business
 
December 3rd Top
House Committee on Insurance
Charge: Effects of the Affordable Care Act on the availability and affordability of private health insurance coverage in Texas and on the health insurance market
 Charge: Transparency in the health care marketplace
 Charge: Auto insurance market issues:
Charge: Long-term stability of the residual market for workers' compensation insurance
Joint Select Committee on Ethics Laws
Topic: Review the statutes and regulations related to ethics, including campaign finance laws, lobby laws, and personal financial disclosure law
  • Publications and Guides, including campaign finance guides for candidates and officeholders, and lobbying in Texas, Texas Ethics Commission
 
December 4th Top
House Committee on Appropriations
Topic: Invited testimony on state spending limit, overview of the revenue estimate, and budget drivers for the 84th Legislative Session (including public education, Medicaid, mental health funding, Employee Retirement System and the Teacher Retirement System)
 House Select Committee on Fiscal Impact of Texas Border Support Operations
Topic: Invited testimony from agencies and organizations that are participating in Texas Border Support Operations
Topic: Press credentialing
 
House Research Organization Steering Committee
Topic: Nominate steering committee candidate slate for submission to House membership
 

Interim Hearings - Week of November 17th

Interim Hearings - Week of November 17th
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 17th
Senate Committee on Education
Charge: School choice
 
Charge: Implementation of SB 2, 83rd Legislature, R.S., relating to certain charter schools
 
Topic: Facility demand issues on school districts across the state
November 19th
House Committee on State Affairs
 
Topic: Audit Report on the HealthSelect Contract at the Employees Retirement System, SAO Report No. 15-007
 

Interim Hearings - Week of November 10th

Interim Hearings - Week of November 10th
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 10th Top
House Select Committee on Economic Development Incentives
Topic: Findings and recommendations
 
November 12th Top
Senate Committee on Open Government
Charge: Texas Public Information Act
Staff presentation and agency response (invited testimony):
 
November 13th Top
 
November 14th Top
Charge: International trade and investment in Texas
 
Charge: Physical infrastructure that facilitates international trade
 
Charge: Commercial ship traffic on smaller coastal waterways
Topic: Distribution of state proposition funding as it relates to the enabling legislation in HB 1, 83rd Legislature, 3rd C.S.
 

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