COMMITTEE:    State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Thursday, April 29, 2021 

PLACE:       Capitol Ext. Auditorium, E1.004 
CHAIR:       Rep. Chris Paddie 


HB 392         Bowers | et al.                   Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to discrimination on the basis of hair texture or protective hairstyle associated with race.

HB 1373        Guerra                                                
Relating to a study on leasing state property for private use.

HB 1743        Guerra                                                
Relating to the protection of personal information sold by a state agency to a contractor; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 1817        Shaheen                                               
Relating to the proprietary purchases process for state agencies.

HB 2156        Raymond                                               
Relating to the purchase of a United States flag or Texas flag by a governmental agency.

HB 2246        Shine                                                 
Relating to companies in which employees have ownership interests through employee stock ownership plans.

HB 2600        Paul | et al.                                         
Relating to fiscal impact statements for legislation imposing mandates on health benefit plan issuers.

HB 2671        Guillen                                               
Relating to the operations, communications, and notice procedures of state agencies and political subdivisions.

HB 3759        Guillen | et al.                                       
Relating to requiring each state agency to post on the agency's Internet website information on suicide prevention.

HB 3906        Goldman                           Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to the regulation of political funds, campaigns, and lobbying, including certain functions and procedures of the Texas Ethics Commission.

HB 4473        Walle                                                 
Relating to the places a public employer may provide for employees to express breast milk.

HB 4661        Thompson, Senfronia                Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to a prohibition on sexual harassment by lobbyists.

HCR 7          Raymond                                               
Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to rename the TWC building the Lloyd M. Bentsen State Office Building.

HR 253         Parker                                                
Recognizing November 2021 as Ukrainian Genocide Remembrance Month.

HJR 152        Raney | et al.                                         
Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding certain organizational and procedural matters related to the legislature.

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Bills added after last posting:

HB 3906

HB 4661


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