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COMMITTEE:††† County Affairs†

TIME & DATE:† 10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Thursday, April 8, 2021†

PLACE:†††††† E2.014†
CHAIR:†††††† Rep. Garnet Coleman†


HB 72††††††††† Reynolds
Relating to the power of certain counties to enact certain park use rules.

HB 83††††††††† Toth††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the dates a retail fireworks permit holder may sell fireworks to the public.

HB 192†††††††† Ortega††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the continuing education requirement for county commissioners.

HB 466†††††††† Shaheen†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the sale of fireworks before and during the Diwali holiday.

HB 504†††††††† White†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Juneteenth holiday.

HB 505†††††††† White†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Labor Day holiday.

HB 1123††††††† MuŮoz, Jr.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to sheriff's department civil service systems in certain counties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 1217††††††† Perez†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the establishment of a constable's department civil service system in certain counties; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1290††††††† Reynolds††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the authority of a county assistance district to perform district functions outside the district.

HB 1308††††††† GonzŠlez, Mary†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to certain inspections of county jails by the Commission on Jail Standards.

HB 1414††††††† VanDeaver†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the powers of the TexAmericas Center, including its authority to issue bonds.

HB 1456††††††† Herrero†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the expiration of the health care provider participation program administered and operated by the Nueces County Hospital District.

HB 1703††††††† Middleton | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to disclosure of certain relationships with local government officers and vendors.

HB 1720††††††† Reynolds††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the inclusion of certain areas in a county assistance district.

HB 1862††††††† Hefner | et al.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the authority of a county to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the unincorporated area of the county.

HB 2091††††††† Walle†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to the Harris County Board of Resources for Children and Adults.

HB 2382††††††† Moody†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the use of a broker for the sale of real property by the El Paso County Hospital District.

HB 2735††††††† Tinderholt††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the authority of certain counties to use an alternate work period for county peace officers.

HB 3051††††††† Thompson, Senfronia††††††††††††††† Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to the authority of certain counties to create a county ethics commission.

HB 3085††††††† Coleman†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to health care provider participation programs in this State.

HB 3114††††††† Shine†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to rules or procedures of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding prisoner visitation.

HB 3125††††††† Allison†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the payment of costs for certain mental health† hearings or proceedings and a county's entitlement to reimbursement for those costs.

HB 3308††††††† Lucio III†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the formation of special districts for the purpose of storm mitigation and resiliency, energy, water, and indoor air utilizing private funding sources; providing thereto the ability of specific entities to use conduit financing; and establishing specific consumer protection provisions for residential property owners related to the program.

HB 3337††††††† Bowers††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to signage displayed by a retail fireworks permit holder.

HB 3342††††††† Bowers††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the definition of illegal fireworks.

HB 3775††††††† Leach†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to severance pay for political subdivision employees and independent contractors.

HB 3967††††††† Cortez††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to municipal and county authority to prohibit or restrict the sale of fireworks.

HB 4085††††††† Bonnen††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to certain meetings of a commissioners court during a disaster or emergency.

HB 4501††††††† Hinojosa††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the permissible uses of funds by a hospital district that receives a mandatory payment under Chapter 298E, Health & Safety Code.

HB 4519††††††† Guillen†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Juneteenth holiday and on and before the Labor Day holiday.

HB 4564††††††† Guillen†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to posting a notice of a foreclosure sale on a county's Internet website.

HB 4577††††††† Deshotel††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the authority of the Chambers County Improvement District No. 1 to issue bonds and impose certain taxes or assessments.

HB 4579††††††† Burrows†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the powers, duties, and bond authority of the Lubbock Reese Redevelopment Authority; providing authority to impose a fee.



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Bills added after last posting:

HB 2091

HB 3114


Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 4192


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