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The House Committee on Business & Industry

87th Legislature

May 25, 2022

10:00 a.m.

E2.028

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on May 12, 2022, the House Committee on Business & Industry met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Turner, Chris, at 10:03 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Turner, Chris; Hefner; Cain; Lambert; and Patterson.

 

A quorum was present.

 

(Representative Thompson, Senfronia participating virtually, pursuant to Rule 4, Section 16A.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Representative Ordaz Perez now present.)

 

(Representative Shine now present.)

 

The Chair made opening remarks.

 

The Committee heard testimony related to a data breach at the Texas Department of Insurance.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The Committee met to consider the following interim charges:

 

Monitor the agencies and programs under the Committee’s jurisdiction and oversee the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 87th Legislature. Conduct active oversight of all associated rulemaking and other governmental actions taken to ensure the intended legislative outcome of all legislation, including the following:

 

-SB 22, relating to certain claims for benefits, compensation, or assistance by certain public safety employees and survivors of certain public safety employees.

 

Study workers’ compensation claims involving public safety employees described by SB 22. This study should include an analysis of medical costs, return-to-work outcomes, utilization of care, satisfaction with care, and health-related functional outcomes.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

At 2:15 p.m., on the motion of Representative Turner, Chris and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.

 

 

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Rep. Turner, Chris, Chair

 

 

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Kelly Peterson, Clerk