COMMITTEE:    International Relations & Economic Development 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 4, 2023 

PLACE:        E1.026 
CHAIR:        Rep. Angie Button 


The Committee will meet to consider the following:


HB 1113        Meza | et al.                             
Relating to the creation of a low-interest loan program for entrepreneurs with physical or mental disabilities.

HB 2644        Craddick                                  
Relating to the definition of qualified employee for purposes of the enterprise zone program.

HB 3374        Button | et al.                           
Relating to requirements for a qualified business participating in the enterprise zone program during a certain period.

HB 4390        Button                                    
Relating to the Texas Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs Grant Program.

HB 4411        Dutton                                    
Relating to the apprenticeship system of adult career and technology education.

HB 4451        Bhojani | et al.                          
Relating to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission regarding apprenticeship opportunities in this state for emerging and high-demand industries.

HB 4993        Paul                                      
Relating to the authority of a development corporation created by the Gulf Coast Authority to finance certain projects.

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