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Interim Hearings - Week of January 9, 2012

Today's Committee Meetings on the LRL website is a calendar of interim committee hearings with links to agendas. The following may be helpful resources for upcoming hearings.


Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Senate Committee on Business & Commerce

Topic: Quarterly updates from state agencies and entities including the Texas Department of Insurance and Public Utility Commission

Topic: Impact of current and anticipated drought conditions on electric generation capacity

Sunset Advisory Commission

Topics: Organizational information, overview of sunset process, approval of review schedule, proposed meeting schedule, approval of changes in Sunset Commission Across-the-Board Recommendations (ATBs), approval of operating budget

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations

Topic: Affordable housing after disasters, best practices for emergency short-term and long-term housing

Topic: Housing and development codes, and "hardening" guidelines for structures in areas prone to natural disasters; best practices for landowners on fire risk mitigation, fuel reduction, and urban forest management to reduce exposure to wildland fires


Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

House Committee on County Affairs

Topic: Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program Medicaid 1115 Waiver


Thursday, January 26th, 2012

House Committee on Economic & Small Business Development 

Topic: Texas' industry cluster initiatives, implementation of recommendations made by the Governor's Competitiveness Council, and new recommendations for Texas to remain an economic development leader