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Interim Hearings – Week of August 11, 2014

Interim Hearings – Week of August 11th

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.

August 12th Top

House Select Committee on Economic Development Incentives

Topic: Texas Enterprise Fund, Emerging Technology Fund, and incentives which help to stimulate innovation and creativity


Senate Committee on Finance   

Topics: Budget process, General revenue outlook, Texas economy, Constitutional spending limits, Economic Stabilization Fund, Methods of finance, Border related issues impacting state budget


August 13th Top

Topic: Commission decisions

House Committee on Defense & Veterans' Affairs

Topic: Effectiveness and responsibilities of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission (TMPC), Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Task Force (SB 1200, 83rd R.S.)


August 14th Top

Senate Committee on Government Organization

Charge: State agency training, policies, and procedures for monitoring and reporting performance of state contracts


Senate Committee on Health & Human Services

Charge 7: Implementation of legislation addressed by the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, 83rd Legislature, Regular Session, including Medicaid long-term care; reducing fraud, waste, and abuse in Texas Medicaid and other programs; Dental Board reforms; and Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas


Charge 4: Cost-effective alternatives to Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act to better connect low income individuals to health care services through private market-based solutions, including Medicaid block grants and waivers

 House Committee on House Administration

Topic: Select committee budgets


August 15th Top

Senate Committee on Health & Human Services

Charge 2: Implementation of programs created or expanded by the 83rd Legislature to improve mental health and substance abuse services


Charge 6: Current state of prescription drug abuse and strategies for reducing prescription drug abuse in Texas


Charge 5: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program structure