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Interim Hearings - Week of April 18, 2016

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 19 Top

House Committee on Appropriations

Charge 1 (partial): Potential fiscal policy challenges or economic disruptions in the 2016-17 biennium, including impact of oil and natural gas price declines on the Texas economy

Charge 5: Accumulation of funds in the Texas Economic Stabilization Fund, particularly in light of HB 903, 84th Legislature, R.S.; accuracy of prior ESF revenue predictions, feasibility of long-term projections

Senate Committee on Education CANCELLED

Charge: Digital learning, expansion of broadband access in school districts and student homes

April 20 Top

Charge: Implementation of HB 9, 84th Legislature, R.S., and updated projections towards actuarial soundness of the Employees Retirement System; cost of living adjustments or "13th Checks" to retired state employees

House Committee on Juvenile Justice & Family Issues CANCELLED

Organizational meeting


Senate Committee on Health & Human Services

Charge: Higher acuity children with trauma and mental illness in the state foster care system

Charge: Disrupted foster care adoptions

Charge: Current Child Protective Services process to track recurrence of child abuse and neglect

April 21 Top

Senate Committee on Health & Human Services

Topic: Update from the Inspector General of the Health and Human Services Commission on efforts to reform the Office of the Inspector General, and on the IG Integrity Initiative

Charge: Refugees relocating to Texas, Refugee Resettlement Program