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Interim Hearings - Weeks of November 19 and 26, 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.


November 19th

Senate Committee on State Affairs

Charge: Workforce retention program or deferred retirement option plan (DROP) for Texas Department of Public Safety peace officers


Charge:  Health reimbursement accounts and Medicare exchanges for Medicare eligible participants currently covered by and receiving health coverage through the Employees Retirement System, the Teacher Retirement System, the University of Texas, and Texas A&M University


Topic: Long-term sustainability of the Employees Retirement System group insurance program and the Texas Public School Retired Employee group insurance program pursuant to 2012-2013 General Appropriations Act, Article I, Employees Retirement System Rider 13 and Article III, Teacher Retirement System Rider 16


Topic: Pension benefit studies submitted to the Legislature regarding Employees Retirement System and Teacher Retirement system pension plans pursuant to the 2012-2013 General Appropriations Act, Article IX, Section 18.03


November 26th

Senate Committee on Open Government

Charge: Public Information Act revisions


Charge: Security of electronic information


Charge: Government records retention


Charge: Frivolous or overly-burdensome open records requests


November 28th

Senate Committee on Natural Resources

Charge: Water rate jurisdiction


November 29th

House Committee on Ways & Means

Charge: Property and margins tax issues


Senate Committee on Government Organization 

Charge: Cost-effectiveness analysis in state agency rule making


Charge: Protection of state information and electronic data