COMMITTEE:    International Relations & Economic Development 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, March 28, 2023 

PLACE:       E1.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. Angie Button 


The Committee will meet to consider the following:


HB 1338        Raney                                                 
Relating to the participation of community-based organizations in workforce training programs funded by the skills development fund.

HB 1703        Ordaz                                                 
Relating to the workforce development evaluation system administered by the Texas Workforce Commission.

HB 1718        Ashby | et al.                                         
Relating to rural development funds and insurance tax credits for certain investments in those funds; authorizing fees.

HB 2389        Shine                                                 
Relating to companies in which employees have ownership interests through employee stock ownership plans.

HB 2466        Button | et al.                                        
Relating to the creation of a grant matching program for the federal small business innovation research and small business technology transfer programs.

HB 2575        Button | et al.                                        
Relating to the workforce diploma pilot program.

HCR 86         Jetton                                                
Expressing support for the strengthening of our partnership with Taiwan and for the expansion of Taiwan's role on the global stage.

HCR 87         Jetton                                                
Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the alliance between the Republic of Korea and the United States.

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