BILLS REFERRED TODAY




 2005-03-14


SB 901             Lindsay
Relating to the authority of a water control and improvement
district or a municipal utility district to enter into a contract
to convey property to another water district or water supply
corporation.
Natural Resources

SB 902             Whitmire
Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with an
administrative violation of a condition of release from the Texas
Department of Criminal Justice on parole or  mandatory supervision.
Criminal Justice

SB 903             Whitmire
Relating to certain persons that are special investigators.
Criminal Justice

SB 904             Whitmire
Relating to the eligibility for jury-recommended community
supervision for certain defendants convicted of state jail
felonies.
Criminal Justice

SB 905             Whitmire
Relating to the interception of or the collection of other
information from certain communications in an investigation of
criminal conduct.
Criminal Justice

SB 906             Whitmire
Relating to community supervision and corrections departments and
to the immunity of certain judges for administrative acts in
connection with those departments.
Criminal Justice

SB 907             Whitmire
Relating to authority of a peace officer to make an arrest outside
of the officer's jurisdiction or to seize property while making the
arrest.
Criminal Justice

SB 908             Whitmire
Relating to certain medical examination requirements in connection
with an allegation of sexual assault of a child.
Criminal Justice

SB 909             Whitmire
Relating to the maintenance and contents of certain computerized
information systems relating to the criminal justice system.
Criminal Justice

SB 910             Whitmire
Relating to the repeal of certain obsolete laws defining and
regulating nitrous oxide as a volatile chemical.
Criminal Justice

SB 911             Whitmire
Relating to certain criminal defendants paying restitution to the
compensation to victims of crime fund.
Criminal Justice

SB 912             Shapiro
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators.
Criminal Justice

SB 913             Shapleigh
Relating to a Texas teacher leadership initiative.
Education

SB 914             Gallegos
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to regulate the
hours of certain businesses that sell alcoholic beverages.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 915             Gallegos
Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of
public schools.
Education

SB 916             Gallegos
Relating to the manner of providing notice of a petition or order
for the expunction or nondisclosure of certain criminal records.
Jurisprudence

SB 917             Gallegos
Relating to the regulation of emergency service providers in
municipalities or the unincorporated areas of certain counties.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 918             Gallegos
Relating to a license fee exemption for certain certified public
accountants.
Business & Commerce

SB 919             Duncan
Relating to the grounds and procedures for removal of a member of
the board of directors of the Lynn County Hospital District.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 920             Van de Putte
Relating to creating the Texas Treasure Award to honor businesses
that have existed in Texas for 50 years or more.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 921             Duncan
Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 27
between Lubbock and Amarillo as the Marshall Formby Memorial
Highway.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 922             Janek
Relating to certain investments by title insurance companies.
Business & Commerce

SB 923             Janek
Relating to the definition of a primary job with respect to a
project that may be undertaken by a development corporation.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 924             Barrientos
Relating to the establishment of a petty cash fund in certain
counties.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 925             Duncan
Relating to competency to be executed in a capital case.
Criminal Justice

SB 926             Ellis
Relating to the regulation of residential property managers and
providing for mediation and education regarding residential
landlord and tenant disputes; providing penalties.
Business & Commerce

SB 927             Ellis
Relating to the annexation of territory in political subdivisions
by certain junior college districts.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 928             Ellis
Relating to the effect of annexation of territory on the terms of
members of the governing boards of certain junior college
districts.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 929             Ellis
Relating to the service area of the Houston Community College
System District.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 930             Janek
Relating to the employment of surgical technologists by certain
health care facilities.
Health & Human Services

SB 931             Hinojosa
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The
University of Texas--Pan American for construction and renovation
to accommodate institutional growth.
Finance

SB 932             Hinojosa
Relating to the establishment of the maintenance of adequate
environmental flows as a goal for regional water planning.
Natural Resources

SB 933             Hinojosa
Relating to the justice court technology fund and to requiring the
assessment of a technology fee on conviction of certain misdemeanor
offenses.
Jurisprudence

SB 934             Wentworth/ Barrientos/ Ellis/ Hinojosa/ Lucio/
                      et al.
Relating to student representation on the board of regents of each
state university or state university system.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 935             West, Royce
Relating to the evaluation of applications for certain financial
assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and
Community Affairs.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 936             West, Royce
Relating to practices of school districts that concern the
admission process to institutions of higher education.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 937             West, Royce
Relating to projects that may be undertaken by certain development
corporations in connection with business development or activity.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 938             West, Royce
Relating to the creation of a prison diversion pilot program.
Criminal Justice

SB 939             Lucio
Relating to a study regarding school facilities and the feasibility
of developing model plans for school facilities.
Education

SB 940             Lucio
Relating to the establishment of the Reynaldo G. Garza School of
Law at the University of Texas at Brownsville.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 941             Staples
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Stephen
F. Austin State University.
Finance

SB 942             Staples
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The
University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.
Finance

SB 943             Armbrister
Relating to the regulation of the cloning of human beings;
providing penalties.
Health & Human Services

SB 944             Armbrister
Relating to certain peace officers commissioned by the Texas State
Board of Pharmacy.
Criminal Justice

SB 945             Armbrister
Relating to the filing of a disclosure statement by a vendor or
member of a governing body of a port authority or navigation
district; imposing a penalty.
Natural Resources

SB 946             Armbrister
Relating to the qualifications for a license as an electrical sign
apprentice.
Business & Commerce

SB 947             Armbrister
Relating to the release of a solid waste in connection with
dredging and placement or storage of dredged material by a
political subdivision.
Natural Resources

SB 948             Armbrister
Relating to the assessment and regulation of emissions events.
Natural Resources

SB 949             Armbrister
Relating to the mediation of certain proceedings conducted by the
Railroad Commission of Texas.
Natural Resources

SB 950             Estes
Relating to the fee for a permit to operate an overweight motor
vehicle.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 951             Estes
Relating to the operation of certain cemeteries using county
resources.
Criminal Justice

SB 952             Seliger
Relating to medical support for a child.
Jurisprudence

SB 953             Seliger
Relating to an energy-efficient building program.
Business & Commerce

SB 954             Seliger
Relating to the holding of a special election to fill a vacancy in
the legislature.
State Affairs

SB 955             Seliger
Relating to awards for certain members of the state military forces
serving on active federal military duty.
Veteran Affairs & Military Installations

SB 956             Seliger
Relating to the appointment and jurisdiction of cattle rangers.
Criminal Justice

SB 957             Williams
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of
Licensing and Regulation.
Business & Commerce

SB 958             Duncan
Relating to the installation, copying, or use of computer software
for unauthorized purposes; providing a penalty.
Jurisprudence

SB 959             Shapiro
Relating to notice to educators of a public school student's
misconduct and to placement of a student who has assaulted a
teacher.
Education

SB 960             Shapiro
Relating to hospital and clinic fees collected by certain public
medical schools.
Finance

SB 961             Shapiro
Relating to a clearinghouse of energy and water conservation
information and programs for school districts.
Education

SB 962             Shapiro
Relating to state assistance for public school facilities.
Education

SB 963             Shapiro
Relating to the establishment of and liability for failing to
comply with certain administrative and instructional ratios for
public school districts.
Education

SB 964             Lucio
Relating to the authorization, administration, and funding of the
program to provide financial assistance for the construction,
acquisition, or improvement of water supply and sewer services for
economically distressed areas.
Natural Resources

SB 965             Lucio
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds by The
University of Texas System.
Finance

SB 966             Lucio
Relating to programs to recruit, train, and license nurses and
other health care professionals in this state.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 967             Fraser
Relating to the creation of the Central Texas Groundwater
Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and
issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
Natural Resources

SB 968             Carona/ Deuell/ Estes/ Shapiro/ West, Royce
Relating to allowing the Texas Department of Transportation to make
grants to a county or municipality for recreational trails.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 969             West, Royce
Relating to the placement of a student with disabilities in a
juvenile justice alternative education program.
Education

SB 970             West, Royce
Relating to the discipline of public school students who
voluntarily surrender prohibited items.
Education

SB 971             West, Royce
Relating to school district reporting of students placed in
disciplinary alternative education programs or expelled from
school.
Education

SB 972             West, Royce
Relating to providing a method for assessing the academic growth of
the performance of public school students on certain assessment
instruments.
Education

SB 973             West, Royce
Relating to the right of a parent of a public school student to
immediate notice of certain disciplinary action taken against the
student.
Education

SB 974             West, Royce
Relating to training of school district peace officers and security
personnel in certain discipline management practices and behavior
management techniques.
Education

SB 975             West, Royce
Relating to accountability under the statewide public school
accountability system for a student placed in a disciplinary
alternative education program.
Education

SB 976             Brimer
Relating to the operation of staff leasing services companies.
Business & Commerce

SB 977             Brimer
Relating to the eligibility for unemployment benefits of
individuals who are unemployed due to certain labor disputes.
Business & Commerce

SB 978             Barrientos
Relating to the collection of certain costs, fees, and fines in
criminal cases.
Jurisprudence

SB 979             West, Royce
Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted
codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various
laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications
enacted by the 78th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
Administration

SB 980             Janek
Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Fort
Bend County.
Jurisprudence

SB 981             Whitmire
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas
Southern University for campus facilities and infrastructure.
Finance

SB 982             Van de Putte
Relating to certain practices to improve energy conservation in
state buildings.
Government Organization

SB 983             Van de Putte
Relating to home health care and hospice services under the state
child health plan.
Health & Human Services

SB 984             Van de Putte
Relating to a feasibility study regarding the provision of
financial incentives to individuals who undergo training for child
protective services.
Health & Human Services

SB 985             Van de Putte
Relating to requiring hospitals to report the percentage of
emergency room patients who are uninsured to the Department of
State Health Services.
Health & Human Services

SB 986             Duncan
Relating to the election of directors of the Wes-Tex Groundwater
Conservation District.
Natural Resources

SB 987             Carona
Relating to the authority of certain depository institutions and
mortgage brokers to receive compensation for preparing legal
documents in connection with residential mortgages.
Jurisprudence

SB 988             Carona
Relating to education courses required for a mortgage broker or
loan officer license.
Business & Commerce

SB 989             Carona
Relating to the regulation of clinical nutritionists and nutrition
consultants; providing penalties.
Health & Human Services

SB 990             Janek
Relating to a training and examination program on sexual abuse and
child molestation for certain persons who work at youth camps.
Health & Human Services

SB 991             Wentworth
Relating to the forfeiture of certain contingent beneficiaries'
rights under a life insurance policy.
State Affairs

SB 992             Ellis
Relating to the forfeiture of certain contraband used in the
commission of certain felony intoxication offenses.
Criminal Justice

SB 993             Ellis
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District
No. 5; providing authority to impose a tax and issue a bond or
similar obligation.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 994             Lucio
Relating to liability of a governmental unit for a claim arising
from roadway lighting conditions.
State Affairs

SB 995             Averitt
Relating to donees of anatomical gifts.
Health & Human Services

SB 996             Averitt
Relating to the use of personal leave by a public school employee.
Education

SB 997             Madla
Relating to the taxable value of property for school finance
purposes of certain school districts.
Finance

SB 998             Madla
Relating to contracts with local workforce development boards.
Business & Commerce

SB 999             Madla
Relating to the small and mid-sized district adjustments under the
Foundation School Program for certain school districts.
Education

SB 1000             Madla
Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing.
Health & Human Services

SB 1001             Madla
Relating to the provision of health care in medically underserved
communities.
Health & Human Services

SB 1002             Madla
Relating to creating a TexasOnline project concerning grant
assistance provided by state agencies.
Government Organization

SB 1003             Madla
Relating to an additional filing fee for civil cases filed in Bexar
County.
Jurisprudence

SB 1004             Shapiro
Relating to the oversight and financing of the Texas School Safety
Center.
Education

SB 1005             Carona
Relating to the suspension of sentence and the deferral of final
disposition for a defendant younger than 25 in certain misdemeanor
traffic cases.
Criminal Justice

SB 1006             Harris
Relating to the period of time during which a person may be
supervised in a pretrial intervention program and the fee that may
be charged for the program.
Criminal Justice

SB 1007             Harris
Relating to the placement of a defendant in the state boot camp
program as a condition of deferred adjudication community
supervision.
Criminal Justice

SB 1008             Harris
Relating to an automobile club membership offered in connection
with a loan.
Business & Commerce

SB 1009             Harris
Relating to reporting of expenditures by persons registered as
lobbyists.
Administration

SB 1010             Harris
Relating to prohibited conflicts of interest of registered
lobbyists.
Administration

SB 1011             Harris
Relating to restrictions on and reporting of certain expenditures
by registered lobbyists.
Administration

SB 1012             Harris
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The
University of Texas at Arlington and its engineering facilities.
Finance

SB 1013             Harris
Relating to the use of private legal counsel by certain hospital
districts.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1014             Harris
Relating to records on appeal in municipal courts of record.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1015             Deuell
Relating to minimum standards for day-care centers serving children
with special care needs.
Health & Human Services

SB 1016             Deuell
Relating to the right of health care facilities, health insurers,
and health care providers to object to providing or participating
in the provision of certain procedures.
State Affairs

SB 1017             Staples
Relating to the creation of the Lower Trinity Groundwater
Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds.
Natural Resources

SB 1018             Staples
Relating to the extension, reinstatement, or modification of or
addition to residential restrictive covenants.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1019             Ellis
Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for
certain sexual offenses committed against children.
Criminal Justice

SB 1020             Barrientos
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain
property used by a charitable organization operating a
listener-supported radio station.
Finance

SB 1021             Ellis
Relating to the powers of the Coastal Water Authority; providing
the authority to impose a tax; affecting the authority to issue
bonds.
Business & Commerce

SB 1022             Barrientos
Relating to the creation of the Bee Cave Development District;
authorizing the imposition of a tax and the issuance of bonds.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1023             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the number of meetings of the Coastal Coordination
Council held annually, rulemaking authority for the council to
delegate routine functions to an executive committee, and the
change in name of the Texas Natural Resources Conservation
Commission to the Texas Council on Environmental Quality.
S/C on Agriculture & Coastal Resources

SB 1024             Deuell
Relating to prohibiting changes in certain prescription drug orders
without the approval of the prescribing health care practitioner.
State Affairs

SB 1025             Madla
Relating to the regulation of the practice of optometry and
therapeutic optometry.
State Affairs

SB 1026             Madla
Relating to hospital and medical care required to be provided by
the Maverick County Hospital District.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1027             Madla
Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Maverick
County Hospital District to employ health care providers.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1028             Harris
Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to the
Texas Department of Insurance, the business of insurance, and
certain related businesses, including conforming amendments,
repeals, and penalties.
Administration

SB 1029             Harris
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws
concerning special districts, including conforming amendments.
Administration

SB 1030             Zaffirini
Relating to the regulation of tax refund anticipation loans;
imposing an administrative penalty.
Business & Commerce

SJR 26             Wentworth/ Barrientos/ Ellis/ Hinojosa/ Lucio/
                      et al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a student member
of the board of regents of a state institution of higher education
or state university system to serve a term that differs from the
terms served by the other members of the board.
S/C on Higher Education

SJR 27             Lucio
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of
additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development
Board to provide assistance to economically distressed areas.
Natural Resources

SB 333             West, Royce/ Averitt/ Ellis/ Gallegos/ Hinojosa/
                      et al.
Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic
admission to an institution of higher education.
Rereferred from Education to S/C on Higher Education