Interim Hearings - Week of April 25

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 25 Top

House Committee on Business & Industry    

Charge: Texas businesses' utilization of the Federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit


April 26 Top

Joint Charge: Manufacturing and trade

House Committee on Natural Resources

Charge 4: Seawater desalination

Charge 5: Funds available to Texas in relation to 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Charge 9: Legislative oversight and monitoring


Senate Committee on Higher Education    

Charge: Tuition and student debt, specifically: Texas comparison to peer states, variance between institutions, accountability measures, and increases in tuition since 2003


April 27 Top

Senate Select Committee on Property Tax Reform & Relief

Charge: Property tax process

Charge: Tax burden

House Select Committee on Mental Health 

Mental/behavioral health care services in Texas, including early identification, crisis intervention, access to care, continuity of care, coordination of services related to an integrated system of care, delivery of care in rural, urban, and underserved areas; workforce challenges


April 28 Top

Charge: Small business expansion and growth

House Committees on Economic & Small Business Development and Energy Resources (Joint Hearing) 

Joint Charge: Impacts of declining price of oil and continuously depressed price of natural gas on the Texas economy and the fiscal implications for the Texas budget 

Charge 3: Law enforcement training and professional needs


House Committee on State Affairs

Charge: Human fetal tissue for medical and scientific purposes

Charge: State contracting procedures (a revised notice dated 4/18/2016 removed this charge from the agenda)

Charge: Disaster preparedness

Charge: Continued operation of the state government and economy

House Select Committee on Mental Health  

Mental/behavioral health care services in Texas (see April 27)