Interim Hearings - Week of February 8

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.

February 9 Top

House Committee on Corrections

Charge: Incarceration rates for non-violent drug offenses, alternatives to incarceration including community supervision

Charge: Inmate release policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, including direct release from administrative segregation

House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Private Property Rights in Water

Topic: How to supply water while respecting private property rights of individual owners

House Committee on Public Education  

Charge: Middle grades

Charge: High performing students

February 10 Top

House Committee on Corrections

Charge: Recidivism & Reentry

House Committee on Public Health

Charge: Preparedness for public health threats and emergencies, including natural disasters and infectious diseases

Charge: Telemedicine in Texas

Senate Committee on Education

Charge: Monitor implementation of legislation, specifically:

Topic: Local briefing on English Language Learning

February 11 Top

Topic: Select committee budgets


House Committee on Higher Education

Charge: Community college system

Charge: Community colleges offering affordable baccalaureate degree programs, student pathways

Senate Select Committee Property Tax Reform & Relief  

Charge: Property tax process, including appraisal system

Charge: Reducing tax burden