Session Update

SB 741/ HB 494

i Mar 27th Comments Off by
SB 741 (Sen. Rodriguez)/ HB 494 (Rep. Hernandez Luna) Extend the deadline to file a wage claim with the Texas Workforce Commission from 180 days to two years
  • SB 741 was reported favorably from the Senate Economic Development Committee with 6 votes in favor and 1 against (Sen. Fraser)
  •  The bill will now be taken up on the Senate floor for debate and vote.
  • HB 494 was given a hearing in the House Economic and Small Business Development Committee on 3/21.
  • HB 494 was left pending in committee. We are optimistic that there will be enough support to vote it out!
  • Supporters who live in the district of Reps. Workman, Bell, Murphy, John Davis, Vo, should contact their Representatives to urge them to vote HB 494 out of committee. Find out who your Representative is here.