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86th Session Update – March 22

Calendars

Calendars for Next Week: House | Senate

House and Senate Chamber

Both the House & Senate will reconvene Monday, March 25 at 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. respectively.

To listen to either House or Senate deliberations: House | Senate

Upcoming Committee Hearings

The latest hearing information can be found by visiting HillCo’s […]

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Senate Finance Committee Takes up Budget Bill

Senate Finance has posted to take up SB 1, the Senate base budget bill, on March 28 -29, no public testimony will be taken on either day. They will take up and consider recommendations from the workgroups on agencies for the following Articles, and any other pending business:

  • Article I […]
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School Funding Bill Heading to House Floor

On Tuesday, March 19, the committee substitute for HB 3 was voted out of House Public Education unanimously. It is anticipated the bill will be on the House floor for further deliberations by mid-April.

A majority of the changes were technical in nature. Clarifying language was added to reflect the original […]

March 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Senate Nominations – March 21, 2019

The Senate Committee on Nomination heard from Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath. This report focuses only on testimony relating to Commissioner Morath’s nomination.

This report is intended to give you an overview and highlight of the discussions on the various topics the committee took up. It is not a verbatim transcript […]

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Senate Property Tax – March 19, 2019

The Senate Committee on Property Tax met on March 19 to take up a number of bills related to ad valorem taxation on property damaged by disaster, agriculture land exemptions, and uniform election dates.

This report is intended to give you an overview and highlight of the discussions on the various […]

March 19th, 2019|Tags: , |0 Comments