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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

Interim Hearings - Week of October 16

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 16

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs (East Montgomery County Improvement District, New Caney, Texas) 

Charge: Capacity and structure of Addicks and Barker Reservoirs, timely and transparent reservoir release figures

Charge: Data-sharing for rainfall and stream gauges, statewide flood warning system

Interim Hearings - Week of October 9

Interim Hearings - Week of October 9

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 10

Joint Interim Committee to Study a Coastal Barrier System  (Galveston)

Topic: Desirability and feasibility of constructing a coastal barrier system

 

October 12

House Committee on Public Education   

Charge: Determine, to the extent possible, the scope of financial losses, including facilities, that resulted from Hurricane Harvey. Recommend possible state actions, such as changes to student counts or property valuation, to mitigate any negative impact on districts and ensure governance structures and parameters allow for effective responses.

Interim Hearings - Week of October 2

Interim Hearings - Week of October 2

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 2

House Committee on Appropriations (Houston)

Charge: Examine the use of federal funds by state agencies responding to the effects of Hurricane Harvey and identify opportunities to maximize the use of federal funds to reduce the impact of future natural disasters. Also identify the need for state resources to respond to Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts, as well as opportunities for state investment in infrastructure projects that will reduce the impact of future natural disasters.

October 2

House Committee on Urban Affairs (Houston)

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

 

October 4

House Committee on Natural Resources (Houston)

Charge: Examine the following issues within the committee's jurisdiction regarding Harvey and flooding in general: the role of regional entities in developing projects to control flooding, both through new infrastructure and enhancing existing infrastructure; mitigation efforts that would reduce the impact of future flood events, and strategies to fund those efforts; and the response of public entities that own or operate dams to large-scale rain events, including how such entities make decisions regarding dam and reservoir operations during such events, coordinate with state and local emergency management officials, and communicate with the public.

Interim Hearings - Week of September 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.

 

September 7

House Committee on Urban Affairs

Topic: State's response to short- and long-term housing needs of people displaced by Hurricane Harvey and related flooding

 

Interim Hearings - Week of August 21

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 22

House Committee on County Affairs

Topic: Implementation of SB 1849, 85th R.S., the Sandra Bland Act

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