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    Texas SHRM Webinar Series

    Date: June 28, 2019, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
    Texas SHRM
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    State Legislative Update, James Hines, TAB

    The 86th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature ended on May 27th. What did our legislators accomplish and what impact will those actions have on Texas businesses and employees? Hot business topics this legislative session included mandatory paid sick leave, ban-the-box legislation, and tax reform. Join us as James Hines, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for the Texas Association of Business, scores the wins and losses of this legislative session and discusses hot issues on the federal legislative agenda.

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    James Hines currently serves as Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs for Copart in Dallas, Texas. In this role, he manages all government and regulatory affairs efforts and supports Copart in developing thoughtful and effective business practices. He works directly with Congress, governors, and state legislatures. In addition, he manages a team of 20 state government consultants that assist in achieving Copart’s government and regulatory affairs objectives. Prior to joining Copart, James served as Director of Government Affairs for Verizon in Austin, Texas. At Verizon, he managed regulatory and government affairs in Texas. In this role, he directly engaged state leaders and policymakers on issues important to the telecommunications and technology industries. In 2011, he received the Verizon Ovation Award, one of Verizon’s highest honors for outstanding achievement.