Legislative library home page
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

Skip to main content

Interim Hearings - Weeks of October 15 and 22, 2012

Today's Committee Meetings on the LRL website is a calendar of interim committee hearings with links to agendas. Below are resources related to upcoming Interim Hearings, and a list of upcoming Budget Hearings.


October 15th

House Committee on Public Health

Charge: Texas Health Care Transformation and Quality Improvement Program  Medicaid 1115 Waiver

Charge: Delivery of dental services in Medicaid


Joint Committee on Cruise Industry Development

Charge: Cruise industry in South Texas


October 17th

Charge: Timing imbalance of state's revenues and expenditures, ways to minimize short-term borrowing need


Charge: Monitor performance of agencies, including operating budgets



October 18th

Charge: Invasive aquatic species


Charge: Effect of drought and wildfires on tourism and recreation


Charge: Implementation of HB 3726 (administration of the Alamo)


Topic: Status of Battleship Texas


Senate Committee on State Affairs  CANCELLED

Charge: State authority and protection from federal overreach



October 19th

House Committee on Higher Education

Charge: Master plan for higher education beyond 2015


Joint Committee on Oversight of Windstorm Insurance  CANCELLED  (meeting will be rescheduled)

Charge: Windstorm insurance in Texas


October 22nd

House Committee on Ways & Means CANCELLED

Charge: Property tax administration


Senate Committee on State Affairs CANCELLED

Charge: Texas Workers' Compensation system


Charge: Monitor the implementation of legislation, specifically, SB 100, 82nd Regular Session, relating to implementation and impact of the Military Overseas Voter Empowerment (MOVE) Act


October 24th

House Committee on County Affairs

Charge: Population growth in unincorporated areas and provision of services, including garbage disposal, fire protection, road maintenance, electricity, and water and wastewater service


Charge: Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction and 82nd legislation:

House Committee on State Affairs 

Charge: Resource adequacy in the Texas electricity market


Charge: Inefficiencies in the regulation of public utilities to minimize cost to consumers


Upcoming Budget Hearings

October 19th

Public Safety, Department of