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COMMITTEE:    Business & Industry 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 

PLACE:       E2.028 
CHAIR:       Rep. Chris Turner 



The Committee will hear invited testimony on the following:




The Committee will also consider:


HB 396         Moody                                                 
Relating to the eligibility of nurses for workers' compensation benefits for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and payment of those benefits.

HB 541         Patterson | et al.                                     
Relating to a presumption in regard to the eligibility of public safety employees who have contracted coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for certain benefits.

HB 637         Canales | et al.                                       
Relating to certain claims for benefits, compensation, or assistance by certain public safety employees and survivors of certain public safety employees.

HB 776         Walle                                                 
Relating to required provision of workers' compensation insurance coverage for employees of building and construction contractors and subcontractors.

HB 1635        Patterson                                             
Relating to research duties and reports of the workers' compensation research and evaluation group.

HB 1752        Oliverson                                             
Relating to benefit review conferences under the Texas workers' compensation system.

HB 1753        Oliverson                                             
Relating to certain required reports under the Texas workers' compensation system.

HB 2247        Shine                                                 
Relating to a demonstration program at the State Office of Risk Management for real-time processing of workers' compensation authorizations of payment for medical services and medical bills.

HB 2396        Meyer                                                 
Relating to the use of personal driver's license information disclosed by a state agency or political subdivision.

HB 2502        Patterson                                             
Relating to lifetime income benefits under the workers' compensation system.

HB 3120        Capriglione                                           
Relating to the eligibility of an injured employee for lifetime income benefits under the workers' compensation system.

HB 3131        Cole                                                  
Relating to the information required to be included in the certificate of formation of a filing entity.

HB 3364        Turner, Chris                                         
Relating to business entities.

HB 3374        Pacheco | et al.                                       
Relating to the requirements to compare and verify signatures when renting a motor vehicle.

HB 3506        Turner, Chris                                         
Relating to registered and protected series of domestic limited liability companies; authorizing fees.

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