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Interim Hearings - Week of September 8, 2014

Interim Hearings - Week of September 8th

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 9th Top

House Committee on Higher Education

Charge: Strategies and business models for funding General Academic institutions.


Senate Committee on Business & Commerce

Charge: Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) business practices, litigation, exposure reduction, qualifications for building inspectors conducting inspections

Charge: Texas FAIR Plan's organizational and financial structure as the state's insurer of last resort for residential homeowner's insurance coverage

Topic: Updates from the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas


House Committees on Insurance and Land & Resource Management (Joint Hearing)

Charge: Examine opportunities to improve the resiliency of the Texas coast to withstand tropical storms. Study hazard mitigation, building codes, and insurance. Coordinate as necessary with the joint interim committee created by HB3459 (83R).


September 10th Top

House Select Committee on Child Protection

Border Support Operations, Sunset staff recommendations, Child Protective Services workforce, use of data to improve outcomes

House Committee on Culture, Recreation & Tourism  CANCELLED

Topic: Efforts to preserve and promote the Alamo building and history, and redevelopment of HemisFair Park

September 11th Top

House Committee on Energy Resources

Study the implementation of SB 1747 (83R) to ensure effective implementation in keeping with legislative intent.


Joint Committee on Border Wait Times

Topic: Opportunities and efficiencies in border crossings