The House Committee on Business & Industry
April 3, 2018
Pursuant to a notice posted on March 23, 2018, the House Committee on Business & Industry met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Oliveira, at 1:42 p.m.
The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Oliveira; Shine; Collier; Romero, Jr.; and Workman.
A quorum was present.
The Committee considered the following charge:
Charge 2: Review all existing laws concerning consumer rights and protections, including but not limited to statutes that address deceptive practices, landlord/tenant agreements, and homeowner/contractor disputes. Determine whether the provisions offer adequate guidance and protections in disaster and recovery situations. Specifically;
I. Landlord/Tenant agreement
II. Overview of Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA)
III. Texas Fair Housing Act
Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)
At 4:18 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.
Rep. Oliveira, Chair
Angelina Lopez, Clerk