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Interim Hearings - Week of December 1, 2014

Interim Hearings - Week of December 1st

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.

December 1st Top

Topics: Revised guidelines for the Texas Facilities Commission, other business


Topics: Personnel matters and other business


December 3rd Top

House Committee on Insurance

Charge: Effects of the Affordable Care Act on the availability and affordability of private health insurance coverage in Texas and on the health insurance market

 Charge: Transparency in the health care marketplace

 Charge: Auto insurance market issues:

Charge: Long-term stability of the residual market for workers' compensation insurance

Joint Select Committee on Ethics Laws

Topic: Review the statutes and regulations related to ethics, including campaign finance laws, lobby laws, and personal financial disclosure law

  • Publications and Guides, including campaign finance guides for candidates and officeholders, and lobbying in Texas, Texas Ethics Commission


December 4th Top

House Committee on Appropriations

Topic: Invited testimony on state spending limit, overview of the revenue estimate, and budget drivers for the 84th Legislative Session (including public education, Medicaid, mental health funding, Employee Retirement System and the Teacher Retirement System)

Topic: Invited testimony from agencies and organizations that are participating in Texas Border Support Operations

Topic: Press credentialing


House Research Organization Steering Committee

Topic: Nominate steering committee candidate slate for submission to House membership