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COMMITTEE:    State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 

PLACE:       JHR 140 
CHAIR:       Rep. Todd Hunter 



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



HB 158         Noble | et al.                                         
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information held by the Texas Education Agency.

HB 558         Raymond                                               
Relating to prohibiting certain limitations on the operation of certain organizations that benefit veterans during a declared state of disaster.

HB 713         Shaheen                                               
Relating to the proprietary purchases process for state agencies.

HB 818         Walle                                                 
Relating to the places a public employer may provide for employees to express breast milk.

HB 857         Gervin-Hawkins                                         
Relating to the requirement for payment bonds from certain public work contractors.

HB 876         Raymond                                               
Relating to the purchase of a United States flag or Texas flag by a governmental agency.

HB 1075        Harris, Cody | et al.              Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to certain property interests of a foreign government in agricultural land.

HB 1215        Cook | et al.                                         
Relating to consideration of criminal history of applicants for public employment.

HB 1495        Guerra                                                
Relating to a study on leasing state property for private use.

HB 1899        Meyer                                                 
Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information.

HB 1984        Vasut                                                 
Relating to cost recovery for costs arising from the interconnection of certain electric generation facilities with the ERCOT transmission system.

HB 2178        Hunter                                                
Relating to publication of notices by a governmental entity on the Internet websites of a newspaper and the Texas Press Association.

HB 2470        Kuempel                                               
Relating to prohibited adverse employment action against certain first responders based on mental illness.

HB 2474        Smithee                                               
Relating to wind energy rights and wind energy development agreements.

HB 2569        Shaheen                                               
Relating to notice of planned and unplanned service interruptions provided to ERCOT by certain electric generation service providers.

HB 2788        Jetton | et al.                   Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to the purchase of or acquisition of title to real property by certain aliens or foreign entities; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2858        Morales Shaw | et al.                                  
Relating to state and local government disaster preparedness.

HB 2927        Turner                                                
Relating to quarantine leave for certain public safety employees.

HB 3096        Guillen                           Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to the date by which the Texas Energy Reliability Council is required to submit to the legislature a report on the reliability and stability of the electricity supply chain.

HB 3130        Guerra                                                
Relating to the protection of certain occupational licensing information regarding clients of family violence shelter centers, victims of trafficking shelter centers, and sexual assault programs.

HB 3167        Moody                                                 
Relating to the production of public information under the public information law.

HB 3289        Anderson                                              
Relating to prohibiting the use of certain social media applications and services on devices owned or leased by state agencies.

HB 3440        Canales                                               
Relating to the governmental bodies required to post on the Internet agendas for meetings under the open meetings law.

HB 3668        Holland                                               
Relating to the expiration and extension of certain provisions relating to engaging outside council for Federal Energy Regulatory Commission matters.

HB 3730        Wilson                                                
Relating to a centralized telephone service and e-mail directory by the Department of Information Resources.

HB 3941        Goodwin                                               
Relating to municipally owned utility reports on infrastructure improvement and maintenance.

HB 3943        Goodwin                                               
Relating to the auditing of an electric cooperative or municipally owned electric utility by an independent third party auditor after a power outage.

HB 4006        Spiller                           Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to the purchase of or acquisition of title to real property by certain foreign entities.

HB 4012        Kitzman                                               
Relating to the administration of the electronic state business daily.

HB 4207        Troxclair | et al.                                     
Relating to municipally owned utility vegetation management.

HB 4208        Troxclair | et al.                                     
Relating to the management and control of certain municipal electric utility systems.

HB 4213        Troxclair                                             
Relating to rates for electricity charged by certain municipally owned utilities and to the use of revenue from the rates.

HB 4282        Longoria                                              
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information maintained by state licensing agencies.

HB 4349        Noble                                                 
Relating to compensatory time off for certain state employees.

HB 4499        Harris, Caroline                                       
Relating to the view of the state capitol.

HB 4579        Walle                                                 
Relating to the frequency of compensation payments of certain state employees.

HB 4728        Dean                                                  
Relating to the authority of an independent organization certified for the ERCOT power region to require information from and registration by certain facilities.

HB 4930        Craddick                                              
Relating to the adoption of a climate policy in a municipal charter.

HB 5174        Bonnen | et al.                                        
Relating to the creation of the Texas semiconductor innovation consortium and fund.

HB 5260        Bumgarner                                             
Relating to the office of vehicle fleet management's plan for the state's vehicle fleet.

HCR 71         González, Jessica | et al.                                     
Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to name the building being constructed in Phase Two of the Texas Capitol Complex  Master Plan at the northwest corner of Congress Avenue and 15th Street the Irma Rangel Building.

SB 2012        Schwertner | et al.                                    
Relating to electricity services; increasing an administrative penalty.

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