Texas Senate Committee to Debate Tree Bill This Saturday
The Texas Special Session is now in action. The Senate Business and Commerce Committee is set to hear a bill limiting local governments ability to protect trees on private property at 9:00am this Saturday morning. You are invited to give testimony.
Here is the agenda:
SENATE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE: Business & Commerce
TIME & DATE: 9:00 AM, Saturday, July 22, 2017
PLACE: E1.016 (Hearing Room) CHAIR: Senator Kelly Hancock
To consider the following:
SB 8 Creighton | et al. Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for elective abortion.
SB 12 Buckingham Relating to limiting the applicability of municipal and county regulations affecting real property.
SB 13 Burton Relating to the issuance of a permit by a political subdivision.
SB 14 Hall Relating to a property owner’s right to remove a tree or vegetation.
SB 15 Huffines | et al. Relating to prosecution of certain offenses involving and preemption of local regulation of the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
The witness registration will open at 8:00am, and will close at Noon.
You may register for this hearing using the Senate kiosk located in the extension hallways.
Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please provide 20 copies to the committee clerk with your name and bill number on each copy. Please mark on your electronic witness registration if you are providing written testimony.
For more information on trees in the Special Session, go to http://defendtexastrees.org
For more information you can also contact Jason Alfaro, ISAT Legislative Chair at 361.219.2075 or email@example.com
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