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Interim Hearings - Week of August 1, 2016

Interim Hearings - Week of August 1

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 2 Top

House Research Organization Steering Committee

Topic: House Research Organization budget for fiscal 2017


August 3 Top

Senate Committee on Education

Charge: Comprehensive performance review of all public schools in Texas


Charge: Structure and performance of Harris County Department of Education and Dallas County Schools

  • Texas Education Code § 11.301, Application of Former Law
  • Vernon's Texas Codes Annotated, Texas Education Code, Volume 2, Title 2 - Appendix - Former Chapters with Continued Application (Former Education Code Chapter 17, County Administration and Chapter 18, Countywide Equalization Fund or County Unit System of Equalization Taxation), Library Call Number: LAW-TEX




Charge: Monitor implementation of legislation, specifically legislation to require a minimum number of minutes of instruction for each school year

August 4 Top

House Committee on County Affairs 

Charge: County cybersecurity policies

Charge: Texas Commission on Jail Standards, resources and structure in oversight, regulation, and enforcement of county jails 

Charge: Internet publication of mug shots and criminal history information  

Charge: Services provided by sheriffs and constables and whether fee schedules allow cost recovery

Charge: Legislative oversight and monitoring of agencies, including Child Protective Services and 1115 Transformation Waiver