COMMITTEE:    Business & Commerce 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Wednesday, May 18, 2011 

PLACE:        2E.20 (Betty King Cmte. Rm.) 
CHAIR:        Senator John Carona 

24 Hour Posting Rule Suspended 


HB 1469       Hernandez Luna          SP: Gallegos
Relating to exempting certain fraternal and veterans organizations from certain bond requirements to obtain an alcoholic beverage permit or license.

HB 2592       Truitt | et al.         SP: Carona
Relating to notice and disclosure requirements for certain credit services organizations regarding charges and consumer borrowing.

HB 2594       Truitt | et al.         SP: Carona
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain credit services organizations and the regulation of certain extensions of consumer credit obtained by those organizations or with regard to which the organizations provide assistance; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 2931       Woolley                 SP: Van de Putte
Relating to certain debt cancellation agreements made in connection with retail installment contracts.

HB 3167       Callegari               SP: Carona
Relating to the abolishment of the state regulation of talent agencies and personnel services.

HB 3410       Smithee                 SP: Carona
Relating to the managing underwriters for surplus lines insurance transactions and to the collection of surplus lines insurance premium taxes for those transactions.

HB 3453       Anchia                  SP: Eltife
Relating to the regulatory authority of the consumer credit commissioner.

At the Chair's discretion, the Committee may also consider any pending business. 



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