Interim Hearings – Week of September 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.

September 3rd Top

House Committee on Human Services

Charge: Legislative oversight and monitoring of agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction, including implementation of the Balancing Incentives Program and legislation passed by the 83rd Legislature


September 4th Top

House Committee on Appropriations

Topic: Strategic Fiscal Review directive by the Speaker of the House


House Committees on Higher Education and Human Services (Joint Hearing)

Charge: Foster youth in higher education


Topics: Potential revenue sources, Identified savings and efficiencies (per HB 1, 83rd 3rd C.S.), Surplus property report, Debt reduction possibilities, Funding formula presentation

House Committee on State Affairs

Charge: Methods state agencies use for planning for investment in future infrastructure


Charge: State agency contracting


Charge: Legislative oversight and monitoring of agencies and programs


September 5th Top

Joint Interim Committee on Education Policy for a Skilled Workforce

Charge:  Linking postsecondary education with the needs of the labor market, high school and postsecondary curricula requirements, opportunities for new education-workforce partnerships, and the impact of emerging industrial sectors on the Texas workforce


Charge:  Career and technical education's impact on high school graduation, transitions to postsecondary education, industry-based certification, a postsecondary certificate, or an associate's degree