COMMITTEE:    Business & Industry 

TIME & DATE:  10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 

PLACE:       E2.016 
CHAIR:       Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer 


The committee will meet to hear invited testimony from a Texas business leader regarding the Texas business climate and industry trends.


After that, the committee will hear public testimony on the following:


HB 291         Springer               
Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue a building construction permit or final certificate of occupancy for a building or facility required to meet certain accessibility standards; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 1152        Bernal | et al.         
Relating to the deceptive trade practice of charging exorbitant or excessive  prices for necessities during a declared disaster.

HB 1859        Neave                  
Relating to a landlord's obligation to rekey a security device for a dwelling.

HB 2076        Neave                  
Relating to methods of payment of rent and security deposits to residential landlords.

HB 2732        Burrows                
Relating to prohibited reporting of information regarding debt incurred for nonemergency medical care.

HB 2745        Gervin-Hawkins          
Relating to manufacturer disclosure of lipstick and lip gloss ingredients and toxic metals.

HB 2856        Morrison               
Relating to restrictions under disaster remediation contracts; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2960        Hinojosa               
Relating to a prohibition against covenants not to compete for certain low-wage employees.

HB 2990        Vo                     
Relating to the amendment of the dedicatory instruments of certain mixed-use real estate developments.

HB 3528        Moody                  
Relating to the Internet domain name used by a website that sells tickets to events.

HB 3564        Farrar                 
Relating to remedies after certain casualty losses to residential rental premises.

HB 3676        Capriglione            
Relating to the eligibility of an injured employee for lifetime income benefits under the workers' compensation system.

HB 3702        Burrows                
Relating to the amount of civil penalties the attorney general may seek to recover under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 1152

HB 3702


**         See Committee Coordinator for previous versions         **
of the schedule, if applicable.


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