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SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:     Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE:   9:00 AM, Monday, May 3, 2021 

PLACE:         E1.028 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:         Senator Joan Huffman 

 

 

The committee will meet to consider pending business and the following:

 

HB 10          Paddie | et al.          SP: Schwertner
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.

HB 11          Paddie | et al.          SP: Schwertner
Relating to the preparedness for extreme weather emergencies of facilities that provide electricity service; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 12          Raymond | et al.         SP: Creighton
Relating to a study on a statewide disaster alert system and implementation of that system and to notice to elected officials of a widespread power, water, or natural gas outage or emergency.

HB 13          Paddie | et al.          SP: Schwertner
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Energy Disaster Reliability Council.

HB 2586        Thierry | et al.         SP: Hall
Relating to an annual audit of the independent organization certified for the ERCOT power region.

SB 1370        Huffman
Relating to the approval by the comptroller of certain contracts for legal services between an attorney and the attorney general.

SB 1741        Birdwell
Relating to pretrial procedures, conditions for community supervision, and criminal punishment for conduct endangering the public safety; creating a criminal offense and increasing criminal penalties.

 

Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes. If submitting written

testimony, please provide 20 copies to the committee clerk with your name

and the bill number on each copy.

 

To protect the health and safety of members, staff and the public, the

Senate Jurisprudence Committee will strictly follow all Senate

rules relating to the pandemic, including the requirement for a negative

COVID-19 test to enter the hearing room.

 

 

 

NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

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