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SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:     State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:   9:00 AM, Thursday, May 20, 2021 

PLACE:         E1.028 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:         Senator Bryan Hughes 

 

 

SJR 58         Campbell
Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit a person from being placed on a ballot as a candidate for public office if the person has an outstanding financial obligation payable to the Texas Ethics Commission.

HB 3           Burrows                 SP: Birdwell
Relating to state and local government responses to a pandemic disaster, including the establishment of the Pandemic Disaster Legislative Oversight Committee, and to in-person hospital visitation during a disaster.

HB 368         Sherman, Sr. | et al.    SP: West
Relating to the issuance of a driver's license to certain persons that includes an alternative to the license holder's residence address.

HB 1280        Capriglione | et al.     SP: Paxton
Relating to prohibition of abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1493        Herrero                 SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the use of an entity name that falsely implies governmental affiliation.

HB 1500        Hefner | et al.          SP: Creighton
Relating to authority of the governor and certain political subdivisions to regulate firearms, ammunition, knives, air guns, explosives, and combustibles and certain associated businesses during certain disasters and emergencies.

HB 1856        Hefner | et al.          SP: Campbell
Relating to carrying and storing a firearm or firearm ammunition by a hotel guest.

HB 2168        Krause | et al.          SP: Powell
Relating to ticket sales for charitable raffles conducted by the charitable foundations of certain professional sports teams.

HB 2179        Moody                   SP: Hughes
Relating to trusts.

HB 2182        Moody                   SP: Hughes
Relating to decedents' estates and the delivery of certain notices or other communications in connection with those estates or multiple-party accounts.

HB 2183        Moody                   SP: Hughes
Relating to durable powers of attorney and the construction of certain powers conferred in those powers of attorney.

HB 2675        Guillen | et al.         SP: Birdwell
Relating to a license to carry a handgun for a person who is at increased risk of becoming a victim of violence.

HB 3162        Martinez                SP: Lucio
Relating to a certificate of merit in certain actions against certain licensed or registered professionals.

HB 3203        Dutton                  SP: Hughes
Relating to alternative times of possession under a standard possession order in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 3216        Harris                  SP: Hughes
Relating to legislative leave for certain peace officers commissioned by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

HB 3276        Parker | et al.          SP: Hughes
Relating to the security of voted ballots.

HB 3385        Rogers                  SP: Hughes
Relating to a landowner's bill of rights statement in connection with the acquisition of real property through eminent domain.

HB 3433        Smithee | et al.         SP: Hughes
Relating to prohibited discrimination on the basis of an individual's political affiliation or expression by certain insurers.

HB 3503        Lambert | et al.         SP: Creighton
Relating to the correction or removal of certain obsolete provisions of  the Property Code.

HB 3906        Goldman                 SP: Hughes
Relating to the regulation of political funds, campaigns, and lobbying, including certain functions and procedures of the Texas Ethics Commission.

HB 3920        Dean                    SP: Hughes
Relating to an application to vote early by mail on the grounds of disability or confinement for childbirth.

HB 4107        Burrows                 SP: Kolkhorst
Relating to the notice of entry for the purpose of exercising the power of eminent domain by a common carrier pipeline.

HB 4555        Guillen | et al.         SP: Hinojosa
Relating to an application for a place on a ballot filed by a person convicted of a felony.

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

 

 

 

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