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** REVISION **
SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:     State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:   9:00 AM, Monday, April 19, 2021 

PLACE:         Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:         Senator Bryan Hughes 

 

 

SCR 29         Miles                  
Expressing commitment to eliminating racially offensive place names and urging the U.S. Board on Geographic Names to approve requests to change racially offensive names of geographic features.

SJR 51         Creighton | et al.      
Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the unsolicited distribution of an application form for an absentee ballot.

SJR 61         Campbell | et al.       
Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting temporary suspension of absentee voting procedures and fixing deadlines for absentee voting.

SB 282         Alvarado
Relating to a prohibition against the appropriation of money to settle or pay a sexual harassment claim made against certain members of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of state government.

SB 704         Buckingham | et al.     
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission.

SB 912         Buckingham             
Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain conduct engaged in while participating in a riot and to restitution for property damage resulting from participating in a riot.

SB 1106        Hughes                 
Relating to the qualifications of experts in certain health care liability claims.

SB 1111        Bettencourt | et al.    
Relating to the residence address of a voter for purposes of a response to a confirmation notice sent by the voter registrar.

SB 1508        Creighton              
Relating to the establishment of the election integrity division in the office of the attorney general.

SB 1509        Creighton              
Relating to identification requirements for early voting by mail; providing a penalty.

SB 1589        Bettencourt            
Relating to the enforcement of laws relating to elections.

SB 1612        Hall                   
Relating to certain suits involving elections and the confidentiality of certain communications with voting systems vendors.

SB 2202        Creighton
Relating to civics instruction public school students and instruction policies in public schools.

HB 1514        Landgraf                SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the administration of unclaimed property.

HB 2536        Krause | et al.          SP: Buckingham
Relating to neglect of a child and the grounds for termination of the parent-child relationship and possession of a child by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes.  If submitting written testimony, please provide 20 copies to the committee clerk with your name and bill number on each copy. 

 

 

 

Bills added after last posting:

SB 2202

 

** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **

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