2011 Texas Legislative Session – January 28th

28 01 2011

As I did two years ago, I will try to use this blog to keep readers updated on emergency management related bills being considered by the Texas House and the Texas Senate.  Below you will find a listing of Emergency Management related bills as of January 28, 2011:

HB 614   –  (Hopson)  Relating to allowing health care providers to provide services across state lines in catastrophic circumstances

SB 418   –   (Williams)  Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns by certain persons attending a school board meeting

SB 432   –   (Jackson)  Relating to the penalty for failure to make a timely installment payment of ad valorem taxes on property in a disaster area

For a PDF listing the above bills:  billreport 1-28-11

If you know of other bills that I may have missed, please leave me a comment and let me know!  Also, please consider subscribing to this blog to receive the legislative information directly.



4 responses

1 02 2011

Check out HB 605 relating to the requirement that certain water service providers ensure emergency operations during an extended power outage.

15 02 2011
Jeff Braun

Thanks Riley. I definitely missed that one. I need to include on my next report!

17 02 2011
Jeff Braun


HB 605 did not seem to have anything to do with water operations. Is it another bill number instead?

17 02 2011
Jeff Braun

Riley, Never mind………I figured it out………it is HB 805!

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