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COMMITTEE:    International Relations & Economic Development 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Wednesday, March 17, 2021 

PLACE:       E2.012 
CHAIR:       Rep. Angie Button 


The Committee will meet to hear the following:


HB 570         Paddie                                                
Relating to small business recovery funds and insurance tax credits for certain investments in those funds; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing fees.

HB 755         Fierro                                                
Relating to consumer information regarding career schools and colleges.

HB 1032        Thierry                                               
Relating to certain public school workforce training programs funded by the skills development fund and to authorizing school districts to provide funding using money received under the Foundation School Program to community-based organizations for purposes of reimbursing private employers for paid internships provided to certain students in career and technology education programs in the district.

HB 1214        Muņoz, Jr.                                            
Relating to requirements for certain skills development fund grant proposals.

HB 1247        Lozano                                                
Relating to the development of and report on a tri-agency work-based learning strategic framework by the Texas Workforce Commission, the Texas Education Agency, and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

HB 1791        Button                                                
Relating to eligibility for job-training programs provided under the self-sufficiency fund.

HB 1799        Button                                                
Relating to the administration of apprenticeship training programs.



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