COMMITTEE:    Urban Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 

PLACE:       E1.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. Philip Cortez 


HB 191         Bernal
Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression and to the enforcement of that prohibition.

HB 195         Bernal                                                
Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities; changing the amount of a civil penalty.

HB 754         Cain                                                  
Relating to certain municipal requirements imposed on a landlord of a dwelling or a multiunit complex.

HB 792         Burns                                                 
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use an alternate work schedule for police dispatchers.

HB 862         Romero, Jr.                                           
Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities; authorizing an increase in the amount of a fee; changing the amount of a civil penalty.

HB 1087        Gervin-Hawkins                                         
Relating to acts for which a firefighter or police officer in certain municipalities may be subject to disciplinary procedures.

HB 1216        Hinojosa | et al.                                      
Relating to civil service commission hearings for certain disciplinary actions against police officers in certain municipalities.

HB 1301        Guillen | et al.                                       
Relating to the services provided by a colonia self-help center.

HB 1561        Gervin-Hawkins                                         
Relating to entrance examinations for applicants for beginning positions in fire and police departments in certain municipalities.

HB 1861        Cortez                                                
Relating to the requirements for interlocal contracts.

HB 1973        Canales                                               
Relating to the investigation of municipal fire fighters.

HB 2045        Lopez | et al.                                         
Relating to the creation of a task force to evaluate the housing needs of senior citizens who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning.

HB 2474        Thierry                                               
Relating to the retention of and the required disclosure under the public information law of certain complaints alleging official oppression.

HB 2670        Guillen                                               
Relating to the eligibility of social workers for the Homes for Texas Heroes home loan program.

HB 2726        Martinez Fischer                                       
Relating to eligibility to serve as a member of a board of directors of certain public improvement districts.

HB 2869        Longoria                                              
Relating to collective bargaining and conditions of employment for fire fighters and police officers in certain political subdivisions.

HB 2893        Herrero                                               
Relating to the establishment by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs of colonia self-help centers in certain counties and to the representation of those counties on the Colonia Resident Advisory Committee.

HB 2914        Turner, Chris | et al.                                 
Relating to the fee for emergency medical services in certain municipalities.

HB 2939        Muñoz, Jr.                                            
Relating to a certification election to recognize a police officers association as the bargaining agent for certain police officers.

HB 2962        Muñoz, Jr.                                            
Relating to municipal authority to prohibit police or fire department employees from signing certain employment petitions.

HB 3546        Cortez                                                
Relating to the authority of a municipality to add property to a common characteristic public improvement district.

HB 3690        Shine                                                 
Relating to the staggering of terms of aldermen on the governing body of a Type A general-law municipality.


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