COMMITTEE:    State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Monday, July 8, 2024 

PLACE:        E2.036 
CHAIR:        Rep. Todd Hunter 








This meeting has been cancelled due to threats of inclement weather.


The State Affairs Committee will meet on Monday, July 8, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. to hear invited testimony only on the following interim charge: Conduct active oversight of all associated rulemaking and other governmental actions taken to ensure the intended legislative outcome of all legislation, including the following:


HB 9, relating to the development and funding of broadband and telecommunications services;


HB 2555, relating to transmission and distribution system resiliency planning by and cost recovery for electric utilities;


HB 5174, relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas

Semiconductor Innovation Consortium;


SB 1699, relating to electricity service in the ERCOT power region, including the participation of aggregated distributed energy resources in the ERCOT market;


SB 2627, relating to funding mechanisms to support the construction, maintenance, modernization, and operation of electric generating facilities; and


In addition to the above legislation, the Committee will also be considering the implementation of:


HB 1500, relating to the continuation and functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and the functions of the independent organization certified for the ERCOT power region; increasing an administrative penalty.



Electronic public comments may be submitted for:


Implementation of HB 9

Implementation of HB 2555

Implementation of HB 5174

Implementation of SB 1699

Implementation of SB 2627

Implementation of HB 1500


Texas residents who wish to electronically submit comments related to agenda items on this notice without testifying in person can do so until the hearing is adjourned by visiting: https://comments.house.texas.gov/home?c=c450


For those persons who will be testifying, information for in-person witness registration, can be found here: https://mytxlegis.capitol.texas.gov/HWRSPublic/About.aspx


A live video broadcast of this hearing will be available here: https://house.texas.gov/video-audio/


Instructions related to public access to the meeting location are available here: https://house.texas.gov/committees/public-access-house-committee-meetings/




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Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.