SENATE BILLS RETURNED FROM HOUSE WITH AMENDMENTS







SB 5             Staples/ Nelson            SP: Solomons
Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers'
compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas
Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office
of injured employee counsel, and the transfer of the powers and
duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas
Department of Insurance and the office of injured employee counsel;
providing administrative violations.

SB 122             Hinojosa/ et al.           SP: Giddings
Relating to the prevention and punishment of identity theft and the
rights of certain victims of identity theft; providing penalties.

SB 248             West, Royce                SP: McReynolds
Relating to authorizing the use of approved nonsurgical methods to
sterilize dogs and cats.

SB 624             Hinojosa                   SP: Talton
Relating to the regulation of bail bond sureties.

SB 1050             Van de Putte               SP: Bailey
Relating to the promotional system for municipal civil service fire
fighters.

SB 1273             Jackson, Mike              SP: Geren
Relating to the establishment of the Texas farm and ranch lands
conservation program.

SB 1281             Armbrister                 SP: Bonnen
Relating to the regulation and permitting of a commercial
industrial solid waste facility connected to a publicly owned
treatment works facility.

SB 1447             Averitt                    SP: Eiland
Relating to including pension and other postemployment benefits in
the computation of rates for electric utilities.

SB 1471             Whitmire                   SP: Morrison
Relating to the regulation of certain promotional activities
conducted by alcoholic beverage permit and license holders.

SB 1472             Whitmire                   SP: Geren/ et al.
Relating to services provided by manufacturers and distributors of
beer to beer retailers.

SB 1473             Lindsay                    SP: Coleman
Relating to the provision of education and training programs for
law enforcement officers regarding persons with mental impairments.

SB 1641             Lucio                      SP: Oliveira
Relating to the continuation of the law authorizing the issuance of
oversize or overweight vehicle permits by certain port authorities.