Interim Hearings – Weeks of March 17th and March 24th
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.
March 17th 
Topic: Qualifications and term length of appellate court judges;  appointment of regional presiding judges
March 24th
House Committee on Human Services
Charge: Monitor and evaluate implementation of SB 7, 83rd Legislature, R.S., including agency preparations for the statewide rollout of STAR+PLUS
  • STAR+PLUS (Overview, Handbook, External Quality Review Organization Reports), Texas Health and Human Services Commission
  • Medicaid Managed Care Initiatives (STAR+PLUS, Long-Term Services and Supports), Texas Health and Human Services Commission
March 25th
House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Topic: Classifying 17-year-olds as adults in the criminal justice system
Senate Committee on Criminal Justice
Topic: Status report from Texas Juvenile Justice Department to include a discussion of its use of facilities, specifically the utilization of the Corsicana Facility and the purposed commitment of state committed juveniles to the formerly closed Crockett Facility, and the agencies budget overruns
March 26th
House Select Committee on Criminal Procedure Reform
Topic: Paperless charging system for processing criminal cases
House Committee on Public Education
Charge: Implementation of HB 5, 83rd Legislature, R.S., creation of additional rigorous mathematics and science courses to meet needs of state's workforce
Charge: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) in the tested grades
March 27th
House Select Committee on Business & Industry
Charge: State of the Texas economy
Charge: Economic impact of credit card and identity theft