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Interim Hearings – Week of October 21

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.

 

October 21

Senate Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention & Community Safety (El Paso)

Charge: Learn firsthand, the personal, family, and community impact of mass shootings in Texas by hearing from victims of mass violence in Dallas, Santa Fe, Sutherland Springs, El Paso, and Midland/Odessa. Conduct hearings in Austin, El Paso, and the Midland/Odessa area to meet with victims and their families in those communities.

October 22

House Committee on Redistricting (Lone Star College-North Harris, Houston)

Topic: 2021 legislative redistricting process and 2020 Census data

 

October 23

House Committee on Redistricting (Texas Southern University, Houston)

Topic: 2021 legislative redistricting process and 2020 Census data

Interim Hearings – Week of October 14

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.

 

October 17

Senate Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention & Community Safety (Odessa)

Charge: Learn firsthand, the personal, family, and community impact of mass shootings in Texas by hearing from victims of mass violence in Dallas, Santa Fe, Sutherland Springs, El Paso, and Midland/Odessa. Conduct hearings in Austin, El Paso, and the Midland/Odessa area to meet with victims and their families in those communities.

Interim Hearings – Week of October 7

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.

 

October 9

House Committee on Redistricting (Fort Worth) 

Topic: 2021 legislative redistricting process and 2020 Census data

 

October 10

House Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention & Community Safety (Farmers Branch) 

Duties:

(1) Examine options for strengthening enforcement measures for current laws that prevent the transfer of firearms to felons and other persons prohibited by current law from possessing firearms

(2) Examine impediments and challenges to the timely reporting of relevant criminal history information and other threat indicators to state and federal databases

(3) Examine the role of digital media and technology in threat detection, assessment, reporting, and prevention, including the collaboration between digital media and law enforcement

(4) Evaluate the ongoing and long-term workforce needs of the state related to cybersecurity, mental health, law enforcement, and related professionals

(5) Evaluate current protocols and extreme risk indicators used to identify potential threats and consider options for improving the dissemination of information between federal, state, and local entities and timely and appropriate intervention of mental health professionals

 

House Committee on Redistricting (Dallas) 

Topic: 2021 legislative redistricting process and 2020 Census data

Interim Hearings – Week of September 23

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.

 

September 26

Senate Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention & Community Safety 

Topic: Organizational and informational matters

Interim Hearings – Week of September 16

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.

 

September 17

Topic: Organizational meeting and invited testimony on implementation of Executive Orders issued by Governor Abbott on September 5, 2019, and other items under the committee's jurisdiction

 

September 18

House Committee on House Administration 

Topic: Budget for a recently appointed select committee

Interim Hearings – Week of September 9

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.

 

September 10 

House Committee on Redistricting (Austin)  

Topic: 2021 legislative redistricting process and 2020 Census data

 

September 12

House Committee on Elections (Houston) 

Topic: Countywide voting

House Committee on Redistricting (San Antonio) 

Topic: 2021 legislative redistricting process and 2020 Census data

Interim Hearings – Week of August 26

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 26

Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health & Human Services Transition 

Invited testimony

Interim Hearings – Weeks of July 8 and 15

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.

 

July 12

Topic: Issues related to the increase in asylum-seeking migrant families at the Texas-Mexico border

 

July 18

House Committee on General Investigating

Topic: Committee business

The committee may enter into an executive session to consider any matter authorized to be considered in an executive session under Subchapter B, Chapter 301, Government Code, the Rules of the House of Representatives, the Housekeeping Resolution, and the committee’s rules.

 

Interim Hearings – Week of December 10

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.

 

For recent posts on Interim Hearings, see Interim Hearing Resources on the LRL homepage. The "Recent Entries" list on the left provides quick access to interim hearings posts from previous weeks.

 

December 10

Senate Committee on Business & Commerce 

Topic: Update from appropriate agencies, industry stakeholders and consumer groups related to market competition, consolidation practices and federal orders affecting the Texas health insurance marketplace

Topic: Texas Department of Insurance update on Hurricane Harvey related property and casualty insurance claims data analysis

 

December 12

Staff presentation and public testimony:

 

December 13

Commission decisions:

Staff presentation and public testimony:

Interim Hearings – Week of November 26

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.

 

For recent posts on Interim Hearings, see Interim Hearing Resources on the LRL homepage. The "Recent Entries" list on the left provides quick access to interim hearings posts from previous weeks.

November 27

Senate Committee on Education 

Charge: Mandate relief/innovation: Education Code, cost-drivers, unnecessary mandates, reduction/elimination of inefficiencies, policies or opportunities targeted to improving student outcomes, and better utilization of taxpayer resources

Charge: Monitor SB 22 and SB 7, 85th Legislature, R.S.

 

 

November 28

Senate Select Committee on Property Tax Reform (Conroe)

Charge: Effective tax rate and rollback tax rate calculations

Charge: Appraisal review boards (ARBs)

Charge: Replacing property tax with sales tax or other consumption tax revenue

 

November 30

Topic: Determine and adopt a sufficient balance to maintain in the Economic Stabilization Fund

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