BILLS REFERRED TODAY




 2005-02-01


SB 5             Staples/ Nelson
Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers'
compensation system of this state, including changing the name of
the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department
of Workers' Compensation, the powers and duties of the governing
authority of that department, the provision of workers'
compensation benefits to injured employees, and the regulation of
workers' compensation insurers.
State Affairs

SB 101             Van de Putte
Relating to electronically monitoring certain veterans' and
dependents' tuition exemptions.
Veteran Affairs & Military Installations

SB 102             Zaffirini
Relating to the purposes for which the system benefit fund may be
used.
Business & Commerce

SB 103             Zaffirini
Relating to the priority given to the hearing by trial courts of
certain ad valorem tax matters.
Jurisprudence

SB 104             Zaffirini
Relating to requiring warning labels for certain buckets.
Health & Human Services

SB 106             Lucio
Relating to the number of days and hours of annual instruction for
public school students.
Education

SB 107             Estes
Relating to prohibiting over-the-counter sales of certain forms of
pseudoephedrine; providing administrative penalties.
Health & Human Services

SB 108             Estes
Relating to enhancing the penalty for manufacture or delivery of
methamphetamine.
Criminal Justice

SB 109             Estes
Relating to enhancing the penalty for the manufacture of
methamphetamine if a child is present on the premises where the
offense is committed.
Criminal Justice

SB 110             Estes
Relating to the punishment for the offense of criminal conspiracy
to manufacture certain controlled substances.
Criminal Justice

SB 111             Shapleigh
Relating to undergraduate course credit granted by certain public
institutions of higher education for completion of the
international baccalaureate diploma program.
Education

SB 112             Van de Putte
Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of engaging in
certain conduct related to the manufacture of methamphetamine and
to the distribution and retail sales of pseudoephedrine; providing
penalties.
Criminal Justice

SB 113             Van de Putte
Relating to prohibiting certain health care providers from
promoting infant formula.
Health & Human Services

SB 114             Van de Putte
Relating to the removal of a member of a junior college district
board of trustees for failure to attend board meetings.
Education

SB 115             Van de Putte
Relating to the removal of a member of a school district board of
trustees for failure to attend board meetings.
Education

SB 116             Van de Putte
Relating to certain assessments on residential development in
public school districts.
Finance

SB 117             Van de Putte
Relating to the timely transfer of student information to a school
district in which the student enrolls.
Education

SB 118             Shapiro
Relating to the civil service status of certain fire department
employees.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 119             Shapiro
Relating to creation of a program to provide for timely replacement
of child protective services caseworkers.
Health & Human Services

SB 120             Seliger
Relating to an offense of using a telephone while operating a motor
vehicle by certain minors.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 121             Duncan
Relating to a requestor's right of access to investment
information.
State Affairs

SB 122             Hinojosa
Relating to the prevention and punishment of identity theft and to
assistance to certain victims of identify theft; providing
penalties.
Criminal Justice

SB 123             Barrientos
Relating to air quality control measures proposed pursuant to an
early action compact.
Natural Resources

SB 124             Shapiro
Relating to a review of the rule concerning the content of
individualized education programs for students with autism or other
pervasive developmental disorders.
Education

SB 125             Lindsay
Relating to items subject to inspection as a prerequisite for
issuance of a vehicle inspection certificate.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 126             Lindsay
Relating to discipline of public school students.
Education

SB 127             Lindsay
Relating to disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain
communicable diseases.
Health & Human Services

SB 128             Shapleigh
Relating to the use of certain human cells and tissue; providing
penalties.
Health & Human Services

SB 129             Barrientos
Relating to certain exceptions to the requirement that the operator
of a motor vehicle operated on a turnpike project pay the proper
toll or the full amount of the toll.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 130             Nelson
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this
state.
Health & Human Services

SB 131             Nelson
Relating to the lease of equipment and hiring of employees by the
Department of State Health Services for newborn screening.
Health & Human Services

SB 132             Nelson
Relating to goals and strategies concerning the number of graduates
from professional nursing education programs.
Education

SB 133             Nelson
Relating to public school district eligibility for state assistance
under the existing debt allotment.
Finance

SB 134             Nelson
Relating to the new instructional facilities allotment for public
schools.
Education

SB 135             Nelson
Relating to regulating the sale of certain alcoholic beverages at
drive-up windows.
Business & Commerce

SB 136             Nelson
Relating to the establishment of a school of pharmacy at the
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.
Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 137             Nelson
Relating to the adoption of a state scenic byways program.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 138             Nelson
Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of a
vehicle.
Criminal Justice

SB 139             Ellis
Relating to an offense of using a telephone while operating a motor
vehicle.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 140             Wentworth
Relating to changing the title of assistant secretary of state to
deputy secretary of state.
Government Organization

SB 141             Wentworth
Relating to the regulation of the subdivision of land under the
jurisdiction of counties.
Natural Resources

SB 142             Wentworth
Relating to the authority of a county to regulate land development
after a local option election.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 143             Wentworth
Relating to the extension of certain deadlines for public school
educators serving on active duty in the military.
Veteran Affairs & Military Installations

SB 144             Wentworth
Relating to trustees of military reservation school districts.
Veteran Affairs & Military Installations

SB 145             Wentworth
Relating to liquidated damages for violating certain requirements
relating to executory contracts for the conveyance of certain real
property.
Jurisprudence

SB 146             Wentworth
Relating to an offense of using a telephone while operating a motor
vehicle.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 147             Wentworth
Relating to the exception from required disclosure under the public
information law of certain audit working papers.
State Affairs

SB 148             Wentworth
Relating to the exception from required public disclosure of a
photograph of a peace officer.
State Affairs

SB 149             Wentworth
Relating to recording of aircraft repair and maintenance liens.
Jurisprudence

SB 151             Zaffirini
Relating to students enrolled in courses for which students may
receive both high school and higher education academic credit.
Education

SB 152             Zaffirini
Relating to prevention of and education concerning bullying in
public schools.
Education

SB 153             Zaffirini
Relating to use of safety belts and child passenger safety seat
systems.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 154             Zaffirini
Relating to the authority to require a convicted person to perform
manual labor for a nonprofit organization.
Criminal Justice

SB 155             Shapiro
Relating to the quality assurance accreditation process for certain
entities that offer health benefit plans.
State Affairs

SB 156             Fraser
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M
University--Central Texas.
Finance

SB 157             Fraser
Relating to the student enrollment required for the operation of
Texas A&M University--Central Texas as an independent general
academic teaching institution.
Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 158             Fraser
Relating to the authority of another institution of higher
education to conduct vocational or technical courses in the service
area of a junior college district.
Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 159             Eltife
Relating to the authority to require a convicted person to perform
manual labor for a nonprofit organization.
Criminal Justice

SB 160             Shapleigh
Relating to the creation of an address confidentiality program to
assist victims of family violence in maintaining confidential
addresses.
State Affairs

SB 161             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the food and fibers research grant program.
Subcommittee on Agriculture & Coastal Resources

SB 162             Zaffirini
Relating to the compulsory school attendance age.
Education

SB 163             Barrientos
Relating to the inclusion in the cost of education index of social
security contributions paid by a school district.
Education

SB 164             Wentworth
Relating to the statutory requirements for the term and residency
of the land commissioner.
Government Organization

SB 165             Wentworth
Relating to the regulation of private process servers; providing
penalties.
Jurisprudence

SB 166             West, Royce
Relating to the effect of an expunction.
Criminal Justice

SB 167             Ellis/ Barrientos/ Gallegos/ Hinojosa/ Lucio/
                      et al.
Relating to the use of credit scoring in certain lines of personal
insurance.
Business & Commerce

SB 168             Wentworth
Relating to the funding of alternative dispute resolution systems.
Jurisprudence

SB 169             Shapleigh
Relating to a refund of state sales and use taxes for certain
companies that provide group health benefit plans to their
employees.
Finance

SB 170             Harris/ et al.
Relating to the designation of the portion of Interstate Highway 20
inside Dallas and Tarrant Counties as the Ronald Reagan Memorial
Highway.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 171             Harris
Relating to the emergency service fee rate in certain 9-1-1
emergency service districts.
Business & Commerce

SB 172             Harris
Relating to the offense of cruelty to animals.
Criminal Justice

SB 173             Harris
Relating to banning handguns and certain other weapons from parking
areas associated with schools or educational institutions;
providing criminal penalties.
Criminal Justice

SB 174             Brimer
Relating to the collection of municipal hotel occupancy taxes.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 175             Brimer
Relating to possession of certain devices affecting operation of a
traffic-control signal; providing a criminal penalty.
Criminal Justice

SB 176             Brimer
Relating to the required use of towing safety chains on certain
vehicles.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 177             Brimer
Relating to the composition of a board of adjustment in certain
municipalities.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 178             Brimer
Relating to regulation of rebates offered by premium finance
companies and certain related persons or entities.
Business & Commerce

SB 179             Wentworth
Relating to retirement benefits for visiting judges.
State Affairs

SB 180             Janek
Relating to certain continuing education requirements for plumbers.
Business & Commerce

SB 181             Janek
Relating to appeals to small claims courts of certain ad valorem
tax determinations.
Jurisprudence

SB 182             Barrientos/ Wentworth
Relating to the board of directors of an intermunicipal commuter
rail district.
State Affairs

SB 183             Lucio/ Shapleigh/ Zaffirini
Relating to the appointment, operation, and recommendations of the
Border Trade Advisory Committee.
International Relations & Trade

SB 184             Janek
Relating to an exemption for certain physicians from the
requirement to pay a registration fee.
Health & Human Services

SB 185             Lucio/ Shapleigh/ Zaffirini
Relating to the powers and duties of the border commerce
coordinator.
International Relations & Trade

SB 186             Lindsay
Relating to suspension of a provisional license for certain
offenses.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 187             Zaffirini
Relating to permissible uses of money in the comprehensive
rehabilitation fund.
Finance

SB 188             Zaffirini
Relating to a memorandum of understanding between the Texas School
for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas Education Agency.
Education

SB 189             Zaffirini
Relating to the operation of the Texas School for the Blind and
Visually Impaired.
Education

SB 190             Zaffirini
Relating to the operation of the Texas School for the Deaf.
Education

SB 191             Gallegos
Relating to the name of the license holder as it appears on a
driver's license.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 192             Gallegos
Relating to the expiration of or a fee charged in relation to a
gift certificate.
Business & Commerce

SB 193             Gallegos
Relating to the publication of mobile service customer telephone
numbers by commercial mobile service providers.
Business & Commerce

SB 194             Nelson
Relating to local delivery of aging, disability, behavioral health,
and mental retardation services.
Health & Human Services

SB 195             Nelson
Relating to a nurse or nurse aide employed by a temporary nursing
service agency to provide hospice services to patients; providing a
penalty.
Health & Human Services

SB 196             Nelson
Relating to the provision of voluntary charity care by certain
retired dentists.
Health & Human Services

SB 197             Barrientos
Relating to the use of preferential voting in certain elections.
State Affairs

SB 198             Gallegos
Relating to the authority of a county to provide hazardous
materials services.
Natural Resources

SB 199             Gallegos
Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid
recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.
Health & Human Services

SB 200             Gallegos
Relating to county authority to regulate vehicular or pedestrian
gates to gated communities.
Intergovernmental Relations

SCR 1             Madla
Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of
representatives to create a joint committee to conduct a study
regarding the use of mandatory assessment instruments in public
education.
Education

SJR 6             Carona/ et al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a house or committee of
the legislature to take a record vote on certain legislative measures and
actions.
Administration

SJR 7             Carona
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing line-of-credit advances
under a reverse mortgage.
Business & Commerce