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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE:††† State Affairs†

TIME & DATE:† 10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Wednesday, March 22, 2023†

PLACE:†††††† JHR 140†
CHAIR:†††††† Rep. Todd Hunter†

 

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The chair may limit testimony time to ensure consideration of posted business.

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HB 96††††††††† GonzŠlez, Mary†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records.

HB 567†††††††† Bowers | et al.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to discrimination on the basis of hair texture or protective hairstyle associated with race.

HB 613†††††††† Vasut†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to charges imposed by a governmental body for providing copies of public information under the public information law.

HB 712†††††††† Shaheen†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to state agency and local government security incident procedures.

HB 904†††††††† Moody†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to definitions for purposes of gambling criminal offenses.

HB 1422††††††† Metcalf†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to daylight saving time.

HB 1443††††††† Slawson†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the operation of a wind-powered generation facility near a joint-use airport.

HB 1580††††††† Metcalf†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to paid leave by certain state employees for the birth or adoption of a child.

HB 1942††††††† Leach†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the regulation of sports wagering; requiring occupational permits; authorizing fees; imposing a tax; decriminalizing wagering on certain sports events; creating criminal offenses; providing administrative penalties.

HB 2060††††††† Capriglione†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the creation of the artificial intelligence advisory council.

HB 2142††††††† Guillen†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to definitions for purposes of gambling criminal offenses.

HB 2206††††††† Patterson†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to a prohibition of certain social media platforms developed or provided by certain foreign entities.

HB 2309††††††† Hunter | et al.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the availability of dates of birth under the public information law.

HB 2374††††††† Landgraf | et al.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to regulate an energy source or engine.

HB 2609††††††† Guillen†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

HB 2663††††††† Tepper††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the initiation of customer choice by municipally owned utilities that provide electric service.

HB 2664††††††† Tepper††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the disclosure of customer information by government-operated utilities.

HB 2713††††††† Dean††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the consideration of employee compensation and benefits in establishing the rates of electric utilities.

HB 2843††††††† Kuempel†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the authorization, licensing, and regulation of casino gaming and sports wagering in this state, to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission, to support of the horse racing industry and reform of horse racing and greyhound racing conducted by certain persons, and to other provisions related to gambling; imposing and authorizing administrative and civil penalties; imposing taxes; imposing and authorizing fees; requiring occupational licenses; creating criminal offenses.

HB 3013††††††† Slawson†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to exempting certain contracts from procurement notice requirements.

HB 3033††††††† Landgraf††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to attorney general decisions under the public information law.

HJR 102††††††† Leach†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize wagering in this state on certain sporting events.

HJR 155††††††† Geren†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Proposing a constitutional amendment to foster economic development and job growth, provide tax relief and funding for education and public safety programs, support the horse racing industry, and reform horse racing and greyhound racing by authorizing casino gaming at destination resorts, creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing sports wagering, requiring a license to conduct casino gaming, requiring the imposition of casino gaming and sports wagering taxes, requiring license application fees, and authorizing Tribal-State compacts related to gaming.

For those persons who will be testifying, information for in-person witness registration, can be found here: https://mytxlegis.capitol.texas.gov/HWRSPublic/About.aspx

 

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Texas residents who wish to electronically submit comments related to agenda items on this notice without testifying in person can do so until the hearing is adjourned by visiting: https://comments.house.texas.gov/home?c=c450

 

 

 

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