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Interim Hearings - Week of August 22, 2016

Interim Hearings - Week of August 22 

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.

Week of August 22

August 22 Top

House Committee on Land & Resource Management

Charge: Coastal erosion

Charge: Natural disaster preparedness and response 

August 23 Top

House Committee on Special Purpose Districts

Charge 1: Municipal Management Districts and/or Improvement Districts 


Charge 2: Legislative oversight and monitoring of agencies, including opportunities to streamline the purpose of multiple districts created within the same area, while maintaining the mission of special purpose districts

Charge: Occupational licensing

Charge: Regulatory functions across agencies and departments

Charge: Powdered alcohol and impact on underage drinking

Charge: Legislative oversight and monitoring of agencies


Senate Committee on Criminal Justice

Charge 7: Civil asset forfeiture laws

Topic: Bullying in Texas schools, cyberbullying in the digital age

Senate Committee on Higher Education

Charge: Tuition and fee waivers and exemptions, tuition set-asides, financial aid

August 24 Top

Charge 13: Review of current public education programs administered by the Texas Education Agency that are funded outside of the Foundation School Program

House Committee on Defense & Veterans' Affairs

Topic 1: Maintaining military value of defense installations and communities

House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence

Charge 1: GPS monitoring in protective orders, family violence prevention

August 25 Top

Joint Interim Committee to Study Development of a Cruise Industry

Topic: Development and potential economic impact of a cruise industry on the Texas coast between Calhoun and Cameron counties