Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa
Eddie Lucio, Jr.
Sam Houston Building, 325
Video/Audio — Archives
84th Session Interim
84th Regular Session
- May 25, 2015 – Audio only.
- May 21, 2015 (Part I, Part II) – Part II is audio only.
- May 19, 2015 (Part I, Part II)
- May 14, 2015
- May 12, 2015
- May 5, 2015 — Natural Resources & Economic Development Subcommittee
- May 5, 2015
- April 30, 2015
- April 28, 2015 (Part I, Part II)
- April 21, 2015
- April 16, 2015 (Part I, Part II) — Natural Resources & Economic Development Subcommittee
- April 14, 2015 (Part I, Part II)
- April 7, 2015 – Audio only.
- March 31, 2015 (Part I, Part II)
- March 24, 2015 (Part I, Part II)
- March 17, 2015
- March 10, 2015 (Part I, Part II)
- February 24, 2015
- January 28, 2015
The following reports are available for download:
- Study the impact and identify challenges Texas faces implementing proposed federal Environmental Protection Agency regulations, including, but not limited to the Clean Power Plan, Reduction of Methane & Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from oil and gas facilities, Ozone standards, Regional Haze, and Waters of the U.S. Make recommendations for legislative or constitutional action the committee considers necessary.
- Study and make recommendations regarding the use of Texas Emission Reduction Plan (TERP) funds, including reducing air emissions from mobile sources in response to changes in ozone standards.
- Evaluate the effectiveness and necessity of programs and resources currently used to support economic development in Texas. Make recommendations regarding continuation of effective strategies, modification of existing administrative or regulatory barriers, and the reduction or elimination of ineffective programs.
- Evaluate the permitting process in Texas and neighboring states and make recommendations for eliminating unnecessary barriers and expediting the process to ensure that the regulatory process is consistent and predictable.
- Conduct legislative oversight and monitoring of agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction. In this oversight and monitoring, the committee should:
- identify and recommend opportunities to streamline programs or services and enhance grid safety while maintaining the mission of ERCOT and PUC and their programs; and
- identify barriers ERCOT or PUC may have in their governance that may be appropriate to improve or eliminate.
- Legislation relating to Texas aerospace incentives;
- Expedited permitting;
- Electric utility rate adjustments.