Interim Hearings – Week of April 21st

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.


April 22nd

House Committee on Business & Industry

Charge: Voluntary nature of workers' compensation in Texas


Charge: Misclassifying employees as independent contractors


Charge: Legislative oversight


House Committees on Corrections and Criminal Jurisprudence (Joint Hearing, 10:00 a.m.)

Charge: Association between co-occurring serious mental illness and substance use disorders and parole revocation among TDCJ inmates; dual mental health diagnosis


House Committee on Corrections (2:00 p.m.)

Charge: Juvenile justice outcome-based financing models that allow the state to partner with private investors and innovative service providers


House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence (2:00 p.m.) 

Charge: Mental health services for juveniles in the justice system, mental health needs of youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system


House Committee on Public Education

Charge: Student achievement at chronically underperforming schools, alternative governance


April 23rd

House Committee on Urban Affairs

Topics: organizational hearing, committee schedule, invited testimony from Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Texas Commission on Fire Protection 


House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations



April 24th

Charge: Economic development incentives


Charge: Governor's Office of Economic Development and Tourism and effectiveness on economic development in Texas


House Committees on Technology and Ways and Means (Joint Hearing, 10:00 a.m.)

Charge: Regulatory and tax policy for technology infrastructure


House Committee on Technology (2:00 p.m.)

Charge: Abuses in the patent system

House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations



April 25th

Topic: Coastal tourism and drought impact on Rio Grande turkey populations and wildlife management practices