COMMITTEE:    State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Thursday, May 6, 2021 

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


SB 2           Hancock | et al.
Relating to the governance of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and an independent organization certified to manage a power region.

SB 3           Schwertner | et al.                                    
Relating to preparing for, preventing, and responding to weather emergencies and power outages; increasing the amount of administrative and civil penalties.

SB 14          Creighton | et al.                                     
Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of certain employment benefits and policies.

SB 23          Huffman | et al.                  Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to an election to approve a reduction or reallocation of funding or resources for certain municipal or county law enforcement agencies.

SB 220         Zaffirini                                             
Relating to notice and reporting requirements for vendor rebates under a contract listed on a multiple award contract schedule.

SB 424         Hinojosa | et al.                                      
Relating to state agency enforcement of laws regulating small businesses.

SB 507         Nichols | et al.                  Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to an accommodation process authorizing the use of state highway rights-of-way by broadband-only providers.

SB 760         Springer                                              
Relating to the removal of solar power facilities.

SB 799         Nelson                                                
Relating to contracting procedures and requirements for governmental entities.

SB 800         Nelson                                                
Relating to certain required reports or information received or prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities.

SB 1202        Hancock                                               
Relating to the applicability of certain utility provisions to a vehicle charging service.

SB 1281        Hancock                                               
Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for certain transmission projects.

SB 2154        Schwertner | et al.                                    
Relating to the membership of the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

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Bills added after last posting:

SB 23

SB 507


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