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COMMITTEE:    State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Thursday, March 18, 2021 

PLACE:       E1.030 
CHAIR:       Rep. Chris Paddie 


HB 5           Ashby | et al.
Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.

HB 10          Paddie                                                
Relating to the governing body of the independent organization certified to manage the ERCOT power region

HB 11          Paddie                                                
Relating to the extreme weather emergency preparedness of facilities for providing electric service.

HB 12          Raymond | et al.                                       
Relating to a study on a statewide disaster and extended power outage alert system and implementation of that system.

HB 13          Paddie                                                
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Energy Disaster Reliability Council

HB 16          Hernandez | et al.                                     
Relating to a prohibition on the sale of wholesale indexed products by retail electric providers.

HB 17          Deshotel | et al.                                      
Relating to a restriction on the regulation of utility services and infrastructure based on the energy source to be used or delivered.

HB 425         King, Ken | et al.                                     
Relating to the use of the universal service fund for the provision of broadband service in underserved rural areas.

HB 1505        Paddie                                                
Relating to attachments for broadband service on utility poles owned by an electric cooperative.

HB 1600        Canales                                               
Relating to the review date for certain governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.

HB 1672        Holland                                               
Relating to use of electric energy storage facilities in the ERCOT power region.

HB 1715        Buckley                                               
Relating to provision of broadband infrastructure and connectivity by the Lower Colorado River Authority.

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