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Interim Hearings – Week of February 5, 2018

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 6

House Committee on County Affairs (Houston)

Charge: Emergency response activities, impact of natural disasters on county finances

Charge: County ordinance-making and enforcement authority to deal with flood risk in unincorporated rural and suburban areas

Implementation of SB 1849, 85th Legislature, R.S., the Sandra Bland Act

Tour of areas affected by Hurricane Harvey at the University of Houston-Downtown


February 7

House Committee on Transportation

Charge: Response to Hurricane Harvey and natural disaster preparedness with respect to the transportation system and transportation infrastructure

Charge: Monitor agencies and programs under the Committee's jurisdiction and implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 85th Legislature, specifically implementation of the TxDOT Sunset legislation and related management actions


Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Border Security (San Antonio) 

Charge: Military installations

Charge: Military youth readiness


February 8

House Committee on Transportation

Charge: Oversize/overweight permitting system

Charge: Emerging issues in transportation related to technology – intelligent transportation systems, autonomous vehicles, unmanned aircraft systems (i.e., drones)