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Interim Hearings - Week of July 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.


Week of July 9th


July 9th

Charge: Dedicated accounts in the state budget

Charge: Transportation funding reforms, options to eliminate "diversions" from Fund 6 (state highway fund)

Senate Committee on Finance

Charge: Correctional health care system 

July 10th

Charge: Effectiveness of the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP)

House Committees on State Affairs and Technology [Joint Hearing]

Charge: Cloud computing

House Committee on State Affairs

Charge: Monitor agencies and programs under jurisdiction, including implementation of SB 1048 regarding public-private partnerships on state-owned property


Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Affairs


Charge: Land use and market trends in Texas agriculture

Charge: Veterinary medical workforce

Charge: Horse slaughter facilities

Senate Committee on Business & Commerce (see the committee's blog for more information)

Topic: Quarterly updates from selected state agencies and entities


Charge: Relationship between cities and municipally-owned utilities

 Charge: ERCOT generation protocols, grid reliability and electricity rates

 Charge: Homeowners insurance market

July 11th

House Committees on Government Efficiency & Reform and State Affairs [Joint Hearing] 

Charge: Privatization of state services

Charge: State agency rulemaking

House Committee on Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence 

Charge: Transparency in asbestos bankruptcy trusts and litigation

Charge: Asbestos and silica multidistrict litigation

Charge: Monitor agencies under jurisdiction, testimony from agencies


House Committee on Government Efficiency & Reform (work session)


July 12th

Charge: Mental health services infrastructure and funding

Topic: Disproportionate Share Hospital Program


House Committee on Government Efficiency & Reform   

Charge: Purchasing cooperatives created under Chapter 791 of the Texas Government Code, including the bid process and the role of inter-local contracts