BILLS REFERRED TODAY




 2005-03-21


SB 9             Staples
Relating to homeland security; providing a penalty.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 11             Staples
Relating to security in public schools.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 15             Janek
Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos and silica.
State Affairs

SB 421             Whitmire
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Alcoholic
Beverage Commission.
Government Organization

SB 422             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Education
Agency and regional education service centers.
Government Organization

SB 617             Shapleigh
Relating to certain lending practices in connection with a home
loan.
Business & Commerce

SB 618             Shapleigh
Relating to disclosures in connection with certain home loans;
providing a penalty.
Business & Commerce

SB 779             Fraser
Relating to elimination of certain rate rollbacks for insurance
premium rates for windstorm insurance.
Business & Commerce

SB 780             Fraser
Relating to a revenue bond program for the Texas Windstorm
Insurance Association.
Business & Commerce

SB 1031             Ellis
Relating to requiring the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner to
conduct a study of certain mortgage lending practices or patterns.
Business & Commerce

SB 1032             Ellis
Relating to the elimination of certain alternative fuels programs
of this state.
Natural Resources

SB 1033             Ellis
Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent
wrongful convictions.
Criminal Justice

SB 1034             West, Royce
Relating to the use of gifts to fund technology workforce
development grants and to the evaluation of the technology
workforce development grant program.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1035             West, Royce
Relating to the Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke.
Health & Human Services

SB 1036             West, Royce
Relating to an optional flexible school day program for students in
grades nine through twelve who have dropped out of school or who
are at-risk of dropping out.
Education

SB 1037             Lucio
Relating to tuition rates for Olympic athletes residing and
training in Texas.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1038             Lucio
Relating to authorizing a special events trust fund to support
certain Olympic events, including training and development
activities.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 1039             Ellis
Relating to jurisdiction of a municipal court over an action to
enforce certain vehicle dealer and manufacturer license plate laws.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1040             Janek
Relating to the removal and disposal of certain vessels and
structures in certain locations; providing a penalty.
S/C on Agriculture & Coastal Resources

SB 1041             Janek
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds by The
University of Texas System for an adult stem cell research center
at the Texas Medical Center.
Finance

SB 1042             Janek
Relating to the Wharton County Junior College District service
area.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1043             Janek
Relating to curriculum requirements for courses in which students
receive concurrent high school and college credit.
Education

SB 1044             Janek
Relating to efforts by coastal counties to mitigate coastal erosion
and improve public access to public beaches; authorizing the
issuance of bonds by coastal counties.
S/C on Agriculture & Coastal Resources

SB 1045             Janek
Relating to insurance coverage in lieu of a bond requirement for
officers, employees, and consultants of certain conservation and
reclamation districts.
Natural Resources

SB 1046             Seliger
Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for West Texas A&M
University.
Finance

SB 1047             Seliger
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The
University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
Finance

SB 1048             Eltife
Relating to a student union fee at The University of Texas at
Tyler.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1049             Lindsay
Relating to the efficient administration of county government.
Jurisprudence

SB 1050             Van de Putte
Relating to the promotional system for municipal civil service fire
fighters and police officers.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1051             Van de Putte
Relating to authorizing a county clerk to mail an application to
vote by mail to certain voters.
State Affairs

SB 1052             Van de Putte
Relating to the disclosure of certain information from an early
voting roster.
State Affairs

SB 1053             Janek
Relating to the enforcement of the regulation of nursing.
Health & Human Services

SB 1054             Janek
Relating to physicians or other licensed health care professionals
contracting with the Angleton-Danbury Hospital District of Brazoria
County, Texas.
State Affairs

SB 1055             Janek
Relating to an alternative method of satisfying certain licensing
and program participation requirements for assisted living
facilities.
Health & Human Services

SB 1056             Lucio
Relating to the forced sale of an owner's interest in certain real
property.
Business & Commerce

SB 1057             Lucio
Relating to protections for consumers in default on credit
transactions involving manufactured homes; providing a civil
penalty.
Business & Commerce

SB 1058             Lucio
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M
University--Kingsville.
Finance

SB 1059             Lucio
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The
University of Texas at Brownsville, The University of Texas--Pan
American, and Texas State Technical College--Harlingen.
Finance

SB 1060             Whitmire
Relating to the disposition of revenue from local authority
agreements with towing companies.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1061             Whitmire
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation
to review certain traffic programs of local authorities.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1062             Whitmire
Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to require the
operator of a tow truck to obtain a license or permit.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1063             Staples
Relating to the rates of certain retail public utilities.
Natural Resources

SB 1064             Staples
Relating to rate changes by a water and sewer utility.
Natural Resources

SB 1065             Madla
Relating to the regulation of certain water wells by the Presidio
County Underground Water Conservation District.
Natural Resources

SB 1066             Madla
Relating to the compensation of district judges in Bexar County.
Jurisprudence

SB 1067             Madla
Relating to the salaries of assistant county auditors.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1068             Madla
Relating to an electronic requisition system for counties.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1069             Madla
Relating to organizing certain data collected by the Department of
State Health Services.
Health & Human Services

SB 1070             Duncan
Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students
with diabetes.
Health & Human Services

SB 1071             West, Royce
Relating to a person's eligibility for an order of nondisclosure
with respect to certain criminal history records and to certain law
enforcement duties that result from the issuance of an order.
Jurisprudence

SB 1072             Lucio
Relating to a study by the Texas Education Agency of unfunded state
educational mandates imposed on school districts.
Education

SB 1073             Staples
Relating to the issuance of a temporary tag for use on an
unregistered motor vehicle.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1074             Staples
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Public Safety
or the public safety director to adopt rules in connection with
commercial motor vehicles.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1075             Zaffirini
Relating to the state's goal for electric generating capacity by
renewable energy technologies and distributed renewable energy
generation.
Business & Commerce

SB 1076             Van de Putte
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The
University of Texas at San Antonio - Loop 1604 Campus Engineering
Phase II.
Finance

SB 1077             Van de Putte
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The
University of Texas at San Antonio - Downtown Campus Architecture
Building.
Finance

SB 1078             Van de Putte
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The
University of Texas at San Antonio - Loop 1604 Campus Academic
Building Phase IV.
Finance

SB 1079             Van de Putte
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The
University of Texas at San Antonio - Downtown Campus Building Phase
V.
Finance

SB 1080             Ellis
Relating to pre-trial procedures in a criminal case.
Criminal Justice

SB 1081             Ellis
Relating to recycling market development.
Government Organization

SB 1082             Ellis
Relating to the sale of certain used trucks.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1083             Ellis
Relating to procedures applicable to waivers of the right to
counsel.
Criminal Justice

SB 1084             Ellis
Relating to the authority of the attorney general to investigate
and prosecute certain violations of law.
State Affairs

SB 1085             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance
Association.
Business & Commerce

SB 1086             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the operations and funding of the Texas Windstorm
Insurance Association, including funding of coverage for certain
catastrophic events through the establishment of a revenue bond
program.
Business & Commerce

SB 1087             Jackson, Mike
Relating to reinsurance for insurance written by the Texas
Windstorm Insurance Association.
Business & Commerce

SB 1088             Madla
Relating to the retirement system for firefighters and police
officers in certain municipalities.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1089             Madla
Relating to the Texas Department of Transportation providing
equipment and materials to counties for the repair and maintenance
of county roads.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1090             Madla
Relating to the powers and duties of a defense base development
authority.
S/C on Base Realignment and Closure

SB 1091             Madla
Relating to noxious and invasive plants; providing a criminal
penalty.
S/C on Agriculture & Coastal Resources

SB 1092             Staples
Relating to the authority of regional planning commissions with
respect to mutual aid agreements for emergency management purposes.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1093             Van de Putte
Relating to eligibility for certain programs of the Veterans' Land
Board.
Veteran Affairs & Military Installations

SB 1094             Van de Putte
Relating to veteran's employment preferences.
State Affairs

SB 1095             Lucio
Relating to circumstances under which an executory contract for
conveyance is prohibited and to the rights of certain purchasers
under executory contracts for conveyance.
Jurisprudence

SB 1096             West, Royce/ Brimer
Relating to the operation, funding, and administration of the smart
jobs fund program.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 1097             West, Royce
Relating to the operation of video lottery games as part of the
state lottery in municipalities or counties in which the voters
have approved the operation of the games; providing penalties.
State Affairs

SB 1098             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 1099             Deuell
Relating to professional health care liability insurance coverage
information provided by a nursing home.
Health & Human Services

SB 1100             Deuell
Relating to the promotion of tourism related to the musical
heritage of this state.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 1101             Deuell
Relating to the marketing and sale of certain license plates by a
private vendor.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1102             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the establishment of a program by the Department of
Agriculture to make grants to farmers who provide agricultural
biomass to facilities that convert biomass to energy.
S/C on Agriculture & Coastal Resources

SB 1103             Eltife
Relating to the powers and duties of the General Land Office and
the disposition of certain unsurveyed public school land.
Natural Resources

SB 1104             Madla
Relating to the transfer of extraterritorial jurisdiction between
certain home-rule and general-law municipalities and annexation of
certain territory by the general-law municipalities.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1105             Madla
Relating to defense management authorities.
S/C on Base Realignment and Closure

SB 1106             Madla
Relating to continuing education courses for a county treasurer.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1107             Madla
Relating to requirements for removal of a county treasurer.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1108             Madla
Relating to the bond of a county treasurer.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1109             Van de Putte
Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to
benefit small-business concerns.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 1110             Ellis
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas
Southern University for campus facilities and infrastructure.
Finance

SB 1111             Ellis
Relating to the regulation of dogs; creating an offense.
Criminal Justice

SB 1112             Eltife
Relating to debt management services; providing a penalty.
Business & Commerce

SB 1113             Gallegos
Relating to allowing a hospital to release protected health
information of a patient to emergency medical services providers
for treatment, payment, and health care operations.
Health & Human Services

SB 1114             Gallegos
Relating to the regulation of certain fire protection sprinkler
system journeymen and apprentices.
Business & Commerce

SB 1115             Lucio
Relating to a health performance incentive program in public
schools.
Education

SB 1116             Wentworth
Relating to the authority of a water and sewer utility to acquire
property by eminent domain.
Natural Resources

SB 1117             Lindsay
Relating to certain agreements between municipalities and municipal
utility districts.
Natural Resources

SB 1118             Ellis
Relating to the authority to change the name of component
institutions of The Texas A&M University System.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1119             Estes
Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to
contract with a private vendor for certain correctional facilities.
Criminal Justice

SB 1120             West, Royce
Relating to the placement of certain students in and funding of a
juvenile justice alternative education program.
Education

SB 1121             West, Royce
Relating to public school disciplinary procedures.
Education

SB 1122             West, Royce
Relating to the Board of Law Examiners Board member compensation.
Jurisprudence

SB 1123             Hinojosa
Relating to fees and charges imposed by the governing board of a
public junior college district.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1124             Hinojosa
Relating to a toll-free number for reporting communicable diseases.
Health & Human Services

SB 1125             Hinojosa
Relating to drug task forces.
Criminal Justice

SB 1126             Hinojosa
Relating to the confidentiality of records regarding sex offense
victims.
Criminal Justice

SB 1127             Hinojosa
Relating to the presence of open water lifeguards on all public
beaches in this state.
S/C on Agriculture & Coastal Resources

SB 1128             Hinojosa
Relating to liability of the state for a violation of the federal
Americans with Disabilities Act.
State Affairs

SB 1129             Hinojosa
Relating to the authority to require a convicted person to perform
manual labor for certain public purposes.
Criminal Justice

SB 1130             Hinojosa
Relating to a requirement that a pipeline operator report
contamination.
Natural Resources

SB 1131             Hinojosa
Relating to ferries.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1132             Hinojosa
Relating to the requirements for the renewal of a driver's license.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1133             Hinojosa
Relating to posting notice online of the meetings of certain
governmental bodies.
State Affairs

SB 1134             Hinojosa
Relating to suspension or denial of a driver's license for failure
to appear, pay a fine, or satisfy a judgment.
Criminal Justice

SB 1135             Seliger
Relating to certain time limits on and the consequences of a delay
in the state's readiness to proceed with the trial of a criminal
case.
Criminal Justice

SB 1136             Seliger
Relating to the method of selecting public members to serve on a
county's salary grievance committee.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1137             Madla/ Deuell/ Estes
Relating to the development of the wine industry in this state.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1138             Estes
Relating to the establishment of a recreational and health
facilities fee at Midwestern State University.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1139             Eltife
Relating to monitoring by the Texas Building and Procurement
Commission and the Legislative Budget Board of the transfer of
surplus or salvage property by state agencies.
Government Organization

SB 1140             Carona
Relating to requiring a record vote by each house or committee of
the legislature on bills, proposed constitutional amendments,
amendments to bills and proposed constitutional amendments, and
certain other actions and to public notice of the record vote.
Administration

SB 1141             Carona
Relating to the regulation of certain mortgage brokers and loan
officers.
Business & Commerce

SB 1142             Carona
Relating to the creation of a film industry incentive program.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 1143             Carona
Relating to a loan secured by personal property with limited
recourse against the borrower.
Business & Commerce

SB 1144             Van de Putte
Relating to limiting the promotion of infant formula by certain
health care providers.
Health & Human Services

SB 1145             Shapiro
Relating to tuition or fee exemptions granted by public
institutions of higher education to children of certain classroom
teachers.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1146             Shapiro
Relating to an early college education program to provide at-risk
and other students accelerated high school graduation and college
credit.
Education

SB 1147             Harris
Relating to the appointment of visiting associate judges.
Jurisprudence

SB 1148             Harris
Relating to protecting the confidentiality of certain identifying
personal information contained in court records.
Jurisprudence

SB 1149             Harris
Relating to the regulation of electronic transmissions of health
benefit information between a health care insurer and a physician
or health care provider.
State Affairs

SB 1150             Harris
Relating to parental consent for the performance of an abortion;
providing penalties.
State Affairs

SB 1151             Harris
Relating to the use of a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity
under the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act.
Jurisprudence

SB 1152             Harris
Relating to the perfection of a child support lien on a motor
vehicle.
Jurisprudence

SB 1153             Harris
Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship,
including proceedings for the establishment, modification, and
enforcement of child support; providing an administrative penalty.
Jurisprudence

SB 1154             Harris
Relating to the appointment of substitute trustees in certain
foreclosures.
Business & Commerce

SB 1155             Harris
Relating to the notice required for a sale of real property under a
contract lien.
Business & Commerce

SB 1156             Harris
Relating to an exemption from The Real Estate License Act for
persons who conduct foreclosure sales.
Business & Commerce

SB 1157             Harris
Relating to trusts.
Jurisprudence

SB 1158             Harris
Relating to guardianship matters and proceedings.
Jurisprudence

SB 1159             Harris
Relating to the regulation of persons who repossess motor vehicles;
providing penalties.
Business & Commerce

SB 1160             Harris
Relating to the civil penalty for late filing of a lobby
registration or report that is corrected by the registrant.
Administration

SB 1161             Harris
Relating to corrected reports, registrations, and statements filed
with the Texas Ethics Commission.
Administration

SB 1162             Harris
Relating to notice in certain real property transactions concerning
public improvement districts.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1163             Lucio
Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services
in certain facilities and schools.
Health & Human Services

SB 1164             Zaffirini
Relating to prohibiting human cloning and other uses of human
tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties.
Health & Human Services

SB 1165             Armbrister
Relating to authorizing the City of Aransas Pass to acquire certain
state property.
Natural Resources

SB 1166             Armbrister
Relating to the enforcement of the laws governing plugging of
abandoned oil and gas wells and preventing, controlling, or
cleaning up oil and gas wastes or other substances or materials
regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
Natural Resources

SB 1167             Armbrister
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas State Board of
Acupuncture Examiners.
Health & Human Services

SB 1168             Armbrister
Relating to supplemental rebates for prescription drugs provided
under state health and human services programs.
Health & Human Services

SB 1169             Armbrister
Relating to the authority and financing of the Railroad Commission
of Texas in relation to gas utilities.
Natural Resources

SB 1170             Armbrister
Relating to the regulation of gas production by the Railroad
Commission of Texas.
Natural Resources

SB 1171             Armbrister
Relating to the enforcement of the prohibition on operating certain
rock crushers or concrete plants without the necessary Clean Air
Act permit.
Natural Resources

SB 1172             Armbrister
Relating to energy conservation and efficiency.
Business & Commerce

SB 1173             Armbrister
Relating to the regulation of a perpetual care cemetery and the
sale of interment rights in a mausoleum before completion of
construction.
Business & Commerce

SB 1174             Armbrister
Relating to the apportionment of municipal infrastructure costs to
developers.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1175             Armbrister
Relating to the regulation of oil production by the Railroad
Commission of Texas.
Natural Resources

SB 1176             Armbrister
Relating to systems and programs administered by the Employees
Retirement System of Texas.
State Affairs

SB 1177             Staples
Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of a skills
development program, including the reduction of and the imposition
of assessments for the unemployment compensation system.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 1178             West, Royce
Relating to the availability of genetic testing in the
determination of parentage by the Title IV-D agency.
Jurisprudence

SB 1179             West, Royce
Relating to fire safety standards for cigarettes; providing civil
penalties.
Health & Human Services

SB 1180             West, Royce
Relating to the group benefit plans provided to certain retired
state and university employees and their dependents.
State Affairs

SB 1181             West, Royce
Relating to exempting a peace officer from tuition and fees charged
by a public institution of higher education.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1182             West, Royce
Relating to the fraudulent use or possession of a person's
identifying information and to certain fictitious documents.
Criminal Justice

SB 1183             West, Royce
Relating to fetal and infant mortality review; imposing penalties.
Health & Human Services

SB 1184             West, Royce
Relating to an annual analysis and report by the Texas Higher
Education Coordinating Board regarding financial information
submitted by institutions of higher education.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1185             West, Royce
Relating to the qualifications of and training and continuing
education for certain officials and personnel of career schools or
colleges.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1186             Nelson
Relating to the effect that certain decisions regarding military
service have on residential leases and lease agreements.
Veteran Affairs & Military Installations

SB 1187             Nelson
Relating to the functions of local mental health and mental
retardation authorities.
Health & Human Services

SB 1188             Nelson
Relating to the medical assistance and children's health insurance
programs.
Health & Human Services

SB 1189             Wentworth
Relating to the creation, composition, jurisdiction, and terms of
court of judicial districts, to the election of a local
administrative district judge for certain counties, to the juvenile
board in certain counties, and to the district courts in certain
counties.
Jurisprudence

SB 1190             Wentworth
Relating to certain procedures governing health care liability
claims.
Jurisprudence

SB 1191             Wentworth
Relating to the adjudication of claims arising under written
contracts with local governmental entities.
State Affairs

SB 1192             Estes
Relating to stamps for migratory and upland game bird hunting.
S/C on Agriculture & Coastal Resources

SB 1193             Wentworth
Relating to the service areas of the Alamo Community College
District and the Austin Community College District.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1194             Van de Putte
Relating to the provision of behavioral health services by
school-based health centers.
Education

SB 1195             Hinojosa
Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain
searches.
Criminal Justice

SB 1196             Hinojosa
Relating to an exception to the application of the offense of
unlawful carrying of weapons.
Criminal Justice

SB 1197             Hinojosa
Relating to the habitability of used manufactured homes.
Business & Commerce

SB 1198             Ellis
Relating to the determination of the portion of the tax increment
produced by a municipality that the municipality is required to pay
into the tax increment fund for a reinvestment zone.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1199             Ellis
Relating to the deposit of municipal sales and use taxes into a tax
increment fund.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1200             Ellis
Relating to information held by a governmental body regarding
forensic evidence used in the trial of a person sentenced to death
if the evidence was tested by a forensic laboratory operated by the
police department in certain municipalities.
Criminal Justice

SB 1201             Ellis
Relating to creating an office of civil rights at certain state
agencies.
State Affairs

SB 1202             Lucio
Relating to the coordination of colonia initiatives and services to
colonia residents.
International Relations & Trade

SB 1203             Madla
Relating to the payment of certain ad valorem tax refunds.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1204             Madla
Relating to erecting an off-premise sign adjacent to and visible
from certain roads.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1205             Madla
Relating to allowing the creation of multi-jurisdictional library
districts; imposing a tax.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1206             Madla
Relating to erecting an off-premise sign adjacent to and visible
from certain roads.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1207             Madla
Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain
federal law enforcement officers and special agents who assist
state and local law enforcement agencies in this state.
State Affairs

SB 1208             Lindsay
Relating to filing requirements for candidates to positions on
governing boards of certain public junior colleges.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1209             Deuell
Relating to the licensing and regulation of the practice of
dietetics and nutrition.
Health & Human Services

SB 1210             Deuell
Relating to the uniform fair hearing rules for Medicaid-funded
services, including services requiring prior authorization.
Health & Human Services

SB 1211             Deuell
Relating to providing information about Respiratory Syncytial Virus
under certain continuing education programs.
Health & Human Services

SB 1212             West, Royce
Relating to prescription drugs under the Medicaid vendor drug
program and other state health and human services programs.
Health & Human Services

SB 1213             Wentworth
Relating to providing that the attorney general is entitled to be
paid a salary equal to the salary paid to the chief justice of the
Supreme Court of Texas.
Finance

SB 1214             Barrientos
Relating to the authority of a county to select an insurance
broker.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1215             Eltife
Relating to financial records and audits of certain charitable
nonprofit corporations; providing a penalty.
Business & Commerce

SB 1216             Hinojosa
Relating to a statutory probate court judge's authority to transfer
certain proceedings from another court to the statutory probate
court.
Jurisprudence

SB 1217             Seliger/ Estes/ Van de Putte
Relating to the punishments authorized under the Texas Code of
Military Justice.
Veteran Affairs & Military Installations

SB 1218             Ellis
Relating to pre-trial procedures in a criminal case.
Criminal Justice

SB 1219             Ellis
Relating to requiring debt collectors to provide a copy of a
dishonored check to certain consumers; providing a civil penalty.
Business & Commerce

SB 1220             Ellis
Relating to the penalty for theft of identifying information.
Criminal Justice

SB 1221             Ellis
Relating to the delivery of blank check forms; providing a civil
penalty.
Business & Commerce

SB 1222             Ellis
Relating to the deletion of certain electronic records concerning a
customer who issues a check; providing a civil penalty.
Business & Commerce

SB 1223             Ellis
Relating to the making of a notation on a forged check by a
financial institution.
Business & Commerce

SB 1224             Duncan
Relating to liability of a governmental unit for certain
recreational activities.
State Affairs

SB 1225             Barrientos
Relating to the regulation of rainwater harvested for domestic use.
Natural Resources

SB 1226             Shapiro
Relating to a study of the reporting requirements imposed on public
institutions of higher education.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1227             Shapiro/ West, Royce
Relating to payment of the costs of attending public and private
postsecondary educational institutions and to financial aid and
other measures to assist students to pay those costs.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1228             Shapiro/ West, Royce
Relating to a statewide assessment and accountability system for
public institutions of higher education.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1229             Fraser
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Workforce
Commission, including the administration of unemployment
compensation; providing a penalty.
Business & Commerce

SB 1230             Fraser
Relating to the authority of the state to fund the operations of
the unemployment compensation system.
Business & Commerce

SB 1231             Fraser
Relating to the acquisition of unemployment compensation experience
after the transfer of an employing unit; providing penalties.
Business & Commerce

SB 1233             Fraser
Relating to the terms of office of the Product Development and
Small Business Incubator Board.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 1234             Fraser
Relating to amendment of restrictions governing certain residential
subdivisions.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1235             Madla
Relating to imposing costs on conviction for certain intoxication
and drug offenses to support certain drug court programs.
Criminal Justice

SB 1236             Madla
Relating to certain standards applicable to certain inmates
confined in a county jail pending transfer to the Texas Department
of Criminal Justice.
Criminal Justice

SB 1237             Madla
Relating to the transfer of certain convicted felons from county
jail to the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Criminal Justice

SB 1238             Madla
Relating to the creation of a public nuisance by the failure to
properly maintain a drainage easement.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1239             Lucio/ Madla
Relating to a risk assessment program for Type 2 diabetes and the
creation of the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Program Advisory
Council.
Education

SB 1240             Madla
Relating to the employment of physicians by a rural hospital.
Health & Human Services

SB 1241             Madla
Relating to financial arrangements between referring health care
providers and providers of designated health services in rural
areas; providing penalties.
Health & Human Services

SB 1242             Madla
Relating to the procedures required for a governmental entity to
perform construction-related work on facilities under the
construction manager-agent method.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1243             Carona
Relating to the provision of a preference in certain state
construction contracts for contractors that provide health benefits
to employees.
State Affairs

SB 1244             Carona
Relating to the venue for a suit filed by an insurance company
under the insurer's right of subrogation or a similar right.
Business & Commerce

SB 1245             Carona
Relating to the regulation of barbers and related occupations,
barbershops and specialty shops, and barber schools; providing a
criminal penalty.
Business & Commerce

SB 1246             Brimer
Relating to local option elections in certain populous areas on the
sale of mixed beverages by food and beverage establishments.
Business & Commerce

SB 1247             West, Royce
Relating to admission to the Joint Admission Medical Program.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1248             West, Royce
Relating to contracts with transit authorities, commercial
transportation companies, or juvenile boards.
Education

SB 1249             Van de Putte
Relating to homeland security training and supplemental pay for
certain law enforcement officers.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1250             Brimer
Relating to appointments to the Tobacco Settlement Permanent Trust
Account Investment Advisory Committee.
Government Organization

SB 1251             Brimer
Relating to the acquisition, construction, maintenance, operation,
and provision of toll facilities and a transit system by a regional
mobility authority, and the transfer to a regional mobility
authority of the toll facilities, transit system, and related
assets of a regional tollway authority or transit provider or of
certain counties; providing criminal penalties; authorizing a tax.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1252             Janek
Relating to the creation of an additional statutory county court in
Brazoria County.
Jurisprudence

SB 1253             Brimer
Relating to measures to support efforts of municipalities and
counties to recruit or retain special events.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 1254             Brimer
Relating to extending the terms and conditions under which an
enterprise project may continue to receive franchise tax credit for
job creation and capital investment.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 1255             Brimer
Relating to the number of alcoholic beverage licenses that may be
issued for a single location.
Business & Commerce

SB 1256             Lindsay
Relating to creating reasonable regulation of the storage,
discharge, safe use, and oversight of fireworks.
Business & Commerce

SB 1257             Lindsay
Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle by a person who holds
a driver's license or a commercial driver's license.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1258             Lindsay
Relating to the issuance or renewal of a commercial driver's
license and the expiration of a commercial driver's license or
commercial driver learner's permit.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1259             Whitmire
Relating to the early release of a defendant from community
supervision.
Criminal Justice

SB 1260             Whitmire
Relating to the execution of a criminal defendant's sentence
following a violation of a condition of community supervision.
Criminal Justice

SB 1261             Whitmire
Relating to the maximum period of community supervision imposed for
the commission of a felony.
Criminal Justice

SB 1262             Whitmire
Relating to credit for time served on community supervision.
Criminal Justice

SB 1263             Whitmire
Relating to the creation of a commission to ensure the quality of
forensic science.
Criminal Justice

SB 1264             Whitmire
Relating to authorizing a fee for certain inspections conducted by
the Commission on Jail Standards.
Criminal Justice

SB 1265             Whitmire
Relating to establishing standards for analysis of tests for
controlled substances required of defendants placed on community
supervision.
Criminal Justice

SB 1266             Whitmire
Relating to the exercise of judicial discretion with respect to the
administration of community supervision.
Criminal Justice

SB 1267             Deuell
Relating to the circumstances under which knowledge regarding the
receipt of stolen property by a pawnshop may be presumed for the
purposes of establishing theft; providing penalties.
Criminal Justice

SB 1268             Deuell
Relating to the transfer of vehicle registration and license plates
between vehicles with the same owner.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1269             Deuell
Relating to establishment of a defined contribution health care
benefits program for certain active state employees that is
operated through the establishment of health reimbursement
arrangements.
State Affairs

SB 1270             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the membership and terms of the board of directors of
the Texas Environmental Education Partnership Fund.
Natural Resources

SB 1271             Jackson, Mike
Relating to fees for licenses issued by the Texas Parks and
Wildlife Department.
S/C on Agriculture & Coastal Resources

SB 1272             Jackson, Mike
Relating to providing a uniform limit on the population of a county
election precinct.
State Affairs

SB 1273             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands
Conservation Program.
S/C on Agriculture & Coastal Resources

SB 1274             Jackson, Mike
Relating to limiting the inspection of and the public disclosure or
release of certain autopsy reports held by a justice of the peace
or a medical examiner.
Criminal Justice

SB 1275             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the issuance of certain court orders to protect victims
of family violence.
Jurisprudence

SB 1276             Harris
Relating to financial disclosure by appointed state officers after
leaving office.
State Affairs

SB 1277             Harris
Relating to political expenditures made by a corporation to finance
the establishment and administration of a political committee.
State Affairs

SB 1278             Lucio
Relating to a college entrance examination preparation pilot
program.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1279             Armbrister
Relating to the registration and regulation of architects,
landscape architects, and interior designers.
Business & Commerce

SB 1280             Armbrister
Relating to the annexation by a municipality of a water district in
its extraterritorial jurisdiction.
Natural Resources

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

SB 1282             Armbrister
Relating to insurance requirements for certain amusement rides.
Business & Commerce

SB 1283             Armbrister
Relating to the application of certain laws to certain insurance
holding company systems.
Business & Commerce

SB 1284             Armbrister
Relating to certain requirements applicable to health maintenance
organizations.
State Affairs

SB 1285             Armbrister
Relating to the acquisition and regulation of manufactured homes.
Business & Commerce

SB 1286             Armbrister
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians.
Business & Commerce

SB 1287             Lucio
Relating to the hours for selling alcoholic beverages on certain
election days.
Business & Commerce

SB 1288             Lucio
Relating to the duration of a hunting or fishing license, stamp,
tag, or permit and to the fees paid by veterans for certain hunting
or fishing licenses, stamps, tags, or permits.
Natural Resources

SB 1289             Wentworth
Relating to authorizing a state university to conduct a one-time
lottery.
Finance

SB 1290             Wentworth
Relating to the sale or use of certain refrigerants.
Natural Resources

SB 1291             Lucio
Relating to the termination of agreements with certain insurance
agents.
Business & Commerce

SB 1292             Deuell
Relating to the requirement that a person operating a pornographic
Internet site obtain proof of customer age eligibility; providing a
criminal penalty.
Criminal Justice

SB 1293             Deuell
Relating to prohibiting wireless Internet access to obscene
materials on public property.
Criminal Justice

SB 1294             Deuell
Relating to the punishment for the offense of obscenity.
Criminal Justice

SB 1295             Deuell
Relating to the distribution of proceeds from the sale of certain
forfeited property in a criminal case.
Criminal Justice

SB 1296             Deuell
Relating to the regulatory authority of certain counties in certain
unincorporated areas of the counties; providing a penalty.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1297             Armbrister
Relating to the elements of the criminal offense of discharging
used oil into water in the state.
Natural Resources

SB 1298             Armbrister
Relating to restrictions on the transfer of a fuel tank to a metal
recycling entity.
Natural Resources

SB 1299             Armbrister
Relating to an exception to the prohibition against commingling
used oil with solid waste if the commingling is incident to the
dismantling of scrap, used, or obsolete metals.
Natural Resources

SB 1300             West, Royce
Relating to an excused absence from a public institution of higher
education for a person called to active military service.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1301             Seliger
Relating to the transaction of business by the Court of Appeals for
the Eleventh Court of Appeals District.
Jurisprudence

SB 1302             Seliger
Relating to the Ector County Hospital District.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1303             Seliger
Relating to certain employment records maintained by the Commission
on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education; providing an
administrative penalty.
Criminal Justice

SB 1304             Seliger
Relating to a project that may be undertaken by a certain
development corporation in connection with new or expanded business
development.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 1305             Brimer
Relating to the time a person may be detained in custody for a
preliminary examination.
Criminal Justice

SB 1306             Staples
Relating to actions of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding
certain county jails operating in excess of total capacity.
Criminal Justice

SB 1307             Staples
Relating to the authority of the Texas Juvenile Probation
Commission to issue subpoenas, administer oaths, receive evidence,
and gather information.
Criminal Justice

SB 1308             Ellis
Relating to the right of an accused to be informed of their rights
in a language they can understand.
Jurisprudence

SB 1309             Ellis
Relating to member restrictions for commissioners of the Texas
Workforce Commission.
Business & Commerce

SB 1310             Hinojosa
Relating to the wearing of protective headgear by certain
motorcycle operators and passengers.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1311             Hinojosa
Relating to the establishment of an all-terrain vehicle trail and
recreational area program; providing a penalty.
Natural Resources

SB 1317             Hinojosa
Relating to requiring certain information regarding critical care
residential designation to be printed on bills for residential
electric service.
Business & Commerce

SB 1318             Staples
Relating to projects that may be undertaken by or supported by the
tax proceeds of certain development corporations.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 1319             Staples
Relating to participation of certain annuitants and their
dependents in the state employees group benefits program.
State Affairs

SB 1320             Staples
Relating to the sovereign immunity and liability to be sued of a
junior college district.
State Affairs

SB 1321             Staples
Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas Certified
Retirement Community Program.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 1322             Armbrister
Relating to the disposition of certain motor vehicle certificate of
title fees.
Natural Resources

SB 1323             Armbrister
Relating to the regulation of viatical settlement agreements and
life settlement agreements; providing penalties.
State Affairs

SB 1324             Armbrister
Relating to the delivery of prescription drugs by mail order.
State Affairs

SB 1325             Armbrister
Relating to taxes, fees, and programs administered by the
comptroller; providing a penalty.
Finance

SB 1326             Armbrister
Relating to the creation of county gaming districts to regulate
local-option video lottery gaming; providing penalties.
State Affairs

SB 1327             Armbrister
Relating to the establishment, oversight, and operation of video
lottery terminals owned by Indian tribes on Indian lands; providing
penalties.
State Affairs

SB 1328             Nelson
Relating to the privacy of protected health information.
Health & Human Services

SB 1329             Nelson
Relating to the Interagency Council for Genetic Services and the
provision of genetic counseling services.
Health & Human Services

SB 1330             Nelson
Relating to the immunization of elderly persons by certain health
care facilities.
Health & Human Services

SB 1331             Nelson
Relating to certain temporary wine and beer retailer's permits.
Business & Commerce

SB 1332             Nelson
Relating to the impoundment and forfeiture of certain motor
vehicles operated without financial responsibility.
Criminal Justice

SB 1333             West, Royce
Relating to transportation to and from a disciplinary alternative
education program or juvenile justice alternative education program
and the length of a school day at a disciplinary alternative
education program.
Education

SB 1334             Madla
Relating to the determination of school district property values
and to the school district property value study conducted by the
comptroller of public accounts.
Finance

SB 1335             Madla
Relating to the authority of certain local governments to use the
design-build method of construction to construct a water
desalination plant.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1336             Madla
Relating to the sale or conveyance of the Presidio International
Bridge.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1337             Madla
Relating to the governor's study of emerging technology and
economic development.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 1338             Madla
Relating to the allocation of community development block grant
program funds.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1339             Madla
Relating to the limitation on the sales and use tax rate of a
political subdivision in an advanced transportation district.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1340             Madla
Relating to the regulation and reimbursement of health care
services provided through telemedicine or telepsychiatry under the
state Medicaid program.
Health & Human Services

SB 1341             Madla
Relating to the functions of the Texas Department of Housing and
Community Affairs.
Government Organization

SB 1342             Van de Putte
Relating to the eligibility of certain spouses of military
personnel for unemployment compensation.
Veteran Affairs & Military Installations

SB 1343             Van de Putte
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the value of
the residence homestead of members of the Texas military forces and
reservists of the armed forces of the United States in active duty
during a national emergency.
Finance

SB 1344             Carona
Relating to investment in research and development by utilities of
the state of Texas.
Business & Commerce

SB 1345             Van de Putte
Relating to the amount of emergency leave granted by state agencies
to state employees on unpaid military leave.
Government Organization

SB 1346             Janek
Relating to restrictions on the imposition of permit fees by
political subdivisions.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1347             Whitmire
Relating to motor vehicle title in dealer auctions.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1348             Barrientos
Relating to records and reports kept and produced by the Texas
Workforce Commission civil rights division.
State Affairs

SB 1349             Janek/ Williams
Relating to limiting increases in the appraised value of residence
homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes.
Finance

SB 1350             Janek
Relating to campaign finance reporting.
State Affairs

SB 1351             Williams/ Janek/ Madla
Relating to the appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations
through binding arbitration.
Finance

SB 1352             Williams
Relating to the maximum reservation for certain individual projects
of a portion of the state ceiling for private activity bonds.
Finance

SB 1353             Williams
Relating to the powers and duties of the Town Center Improvement
District of Montgomery County and of governmental entities and
peace officers that interact with the district; providing a
penalty.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1354             Estes
Relating to the protection of water quality in watersheds
threatened by quarry activities; establishing a pilot program;
providing a penalty.
Natural Resources

SB 1355             West, Royce
Relating to requiring a contractor to provide health insurance to
its employees as a condition of eligibility for the award of
certain state contracts.
State Affairs

SB 1356             West, Royce
Relating to the inclusion in a public school district student code
of conduct of a provision requiring consideration of a culpable
mental state in disciplinary decisions.
Education

SB 1357             West, Royce
Relating to disclosure of home mortgage purchases by certain
enterprises; providing an administrative penalty.
Business & Commerce

SB 1359             West, Royce
Relating to reporting regarding the academic performance of
students placed in disciplinary alternative education programs.
Education

SB 1360             Wentworth
Relating to amendments to the Texas Timeshare Act.
Business & Commerce

SB 1361             Wentworth
Relating to requiring a majority vote of the governing body of a
municipality to take certain actions.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1362             Armbrister
Relating to certain land use restrictions by counties and
municipalities.
Natural Resources

SB 1363             Armbrister
Relating to the authority of a municipality to enforce a water
pollution control and abatement program and establish standards and
practices for water quality.
Natural Resources

SB 1364             Armbrister
Relating to exemption of certain electronic access control device
providers from private security regulation.
Business & Commerce

SB 1365             Armbrister
Relating to the regulation of alarm systems and alarm systems
companies.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1366             Estes
Relating to implementing a clean coal project in this state.
Natural Resources

SB 1367             Madla
Relating to advertising by wineries.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1368             Madla
Relating to cooperative efforts among wineries.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1369             Madla
Relating to delivery of alcoholic beverages by and to a winery.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1370             Madla
Relating to the disposition of certain tax revenue for the
protection of grape and wine production.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1371             Madla
Relating to the disposition of certain tax revenue for the
development of the Texas wine producing industry.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1372             Madla
Relating to the administration of a retirement health care plan for
firefighters and police officers in certain municipalities.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1373             Madla
Relating to the terms of court of the 112th Judicial District.
Jurisprudence

SB 1374             Staples
Relating to notice regarding an exception from elementary school
class size limits.
Education

SB 1375             Staples
Relating to the regulation of outdoor advertising.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1376             Staples
Relating to the authority of a parent to designate a child-care
facility or grandparent's residence for purposes of transportation
provided by a public school transportation system.
Education

SB 1377             Staples
Relating to the maximum amount of certain fees imposed by the
secretary of state in connection with the adoption of a child in
another country.
Jurisprudence

SB 1378             Staples
Relating to the certification of certain nonprofit hospitals and
hospital systems for limited liability.
Health & Human Services

SB 1379             Lucio
Relating to a statewide initiative regarding the prevention and
treatment of obesity-related health concerns.
Education

SB 1380             Janek
Relating to the powers and duties of the Sweeny Hospital District.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1381             Shapiro
Relating to the reporting of abortion; creating an offense.
State Affairs

SB 1382             Shapiro
Relating to the reorganization of the Railroad Commission of Texas,
including changing the name of the agency to the Texas Energy
Commission and transferring powers and duties from and to the
agency.
Government Organization

SB 1383             Shapiro
Relating to the conversion of a segment of the free state highway
system to a turnpike project.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1384             Shapiro
Relating to regional tollway authorities.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1385             Armbrister
Relating to encouraging production from gas and oil wells.
Finance

SB 1386             Ellis
Relating to prohibiting semiautomatic assault weapons; creating an
offense.
Criminal Justice

SB 1387             Ellis
Relating to adoption of rules by the Texas Commission on
Environmental Quality relating to effects screening levels.
Natural Resources

SB 1388             Ellis
Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in
public schools.
Education

SB 1389             Ellis
Relating to a limitation on increases in the total amount of
tuition and compulsory fees charged by public institutions of
higher education.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1390             Duncan
Relating to residential construction in the State of Texas;
providing administrative penalties.
Business & Commerce

SB 1391             Shapiro
Relating to reporting requirements for public primary and secondary
schools relating to funding of certain programs for students at
risk of dropping out of school.
Education

SB 1392             Shapiro
Relating to the correction of errors during the review and adoption
process for public school textbooks.
Education

SB 1393             Shapiro
Relating to the accountability of regional education service
centers.
Education

SB 1394             Shapiro
Relating to performance standards for gifted and talented programs
in public schools.
Education

SB 1395             Shapiro
Relating to the establishment of high school diploma programs by
Job Corps programs under the United States Department of Labor.
Education

SB 1396             Carona
Relating to procedures regarding the removal and storage of
vehicles.
Criminal Justice

SB 1397             Ogden
Relating to the imposition of a toll on a segment of highway for
which the Texas Department of Transportation has spent public
money.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1398             Ellis
Relating to the eligibility of a student for a tuition equalization
grant.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1399             Ellis
Relating to the portion of designated tuition required to be set
aside to provide student financial assistance at institutions of
higher education.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1400             Ellis
Relating to a limitation on increases in the total amount of
tuition and compulsory fees charged by public institutions of
higher education.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1401             Ellis
Relating to the standard of proof in health care liability claims
involving emergency care.
State Affairs

SB 1402             Armbrister
Relating to the regulation of voice communications provided by a
person holding a cable franchise.
Business & Commerce

SB 1403             Armbrister
Relating to authorizing the state to operate video lottery at
racetracks, to the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to
the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission, and to the conduct
of gambling in this state; providing penalties.
State Affairs

SB 1404             Wentworth/ Armbrister/ Carona/ Ellis/ Whitmire
Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the
creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional
Redistricting Commission.
State Affairs

SB 1406             Armbrister
Relating to the manner in which a municipality may impose a
moratorium on commercial property development.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1407             Estes
Relating to the demonstration of financial assurance by a local
government in relation to the operation of a municipal solid waste
landfill facility.
Natural Resources

SB 1408             Estes
Relating to the review of wage claim disputes by the Texas
Workforce Commission.
Business & Commerce

SB 1409             Armbrister
Relating to resumption of employment within the Texas Municipal
Retirement System by a person who has filed an application for
retirement.
State Affairs

SB 1410             Lucio
Relating to the appointment of attorneys ad litem.
Jurisprudence

SB 1411             Lucio
Relating to eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation
for property owned for the purpose of providing low-income or
moderate-income housing.
Finance

SB 1412             Lucio
Relating to authorizing industrial development corporations to
undertake projects in connection with educational facilities and
learning centers.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

SB 1413             Shapleigh
Relating to county brownfield cleanup and economic redevelopment
programs.
Natural Resources

SB 1414             Shapleigh
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with
certain mental disorders.
State Affairs

SB 1415             Gallegos
Relating to adverse personnel action against certain school
employees who report cheating in the administration of an
assessment instrument.
Education

SB 1416             Gallegos
Relating to the transfer of alcoholic beverages.
Business & Commerce

SB 1417             Gallegos
Relating to conditions of employment for firefighters employed by
certain municipalities.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1418             Gallegos
Relating to the termination or suspension of deputy constables in
certain counties upon the election or appointment of a constable or
the death of a constable.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1419             Gallegos
Relating to the authority of chiropractors to form certain business
entities with certain other professionals.
Health & Human Services

SB 1420             Gallegos
Relating to prohibiting the use of remote control locomotives to
carry hazardous materials; providing penalties.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1421             Gallegos
Relating to eligibility for beginning positions in certain police
and fire departments.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1422             Gallegos
Relating to inspectors qualified to perform  certain windstorm
inspections.
Business & Commerce

SB 1423             Gallegos
Relating to the adoption of certain residential building codes in
municipalities.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1424             Gallegos
Relating to filing fees in a civil matter in a justice court or
small claims court.
Jurisprudence

SB 1425             Gallegos
Relating to the filing of an affidavit of inability to pay in
appealing a small claims court judgement.
Jurisprudence

SB 1426             Gallegos
Relating to fees charged to persons applying for the expunction of
certain offenses committed by minors.
Jurisprudence

SB 1427             Staples
Relating to the establishment by the Department of Public Safety of
a database for a tracking system for certain warrants.
Criminal Justice

SB 1428             Duncan
Relating to the establishment of a statewide maintenance program
for boll weevil and pink bollworm eradication.
S/C on Agriculture & Coastal Resources

SB 1429             Madla
Relating to the form of payments made to certain disabled peace
officers under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.
Criminal Justice

SB 1430             Madla
Relating to the subdivision of land in the unincorporated area of
certain counties.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1431             Madla
Relating to the ability of a commissioners court to appoint a
member to the board of an emergency services district.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1432             Madla
Relating to the records management and preservation services fee.
Criminal Justice

SB 1433             Madla
Relating to the conditions of employment for firefighters employed
by certain districts and entities; providing penalties.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1434             Madla
Relating to use of money of an advanced transportation district to
pay or secure bond-related costs of a county, municipality, or
local government corporation.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1435             Madla
Relating to the numbering of emergency services districts converted
from rural fire prevention districts.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1436             Madla
Relating to audits of and financial statements for emergency
services districts.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1437             Madla
Relating to the election of initial emergency services district
boards in districts located in more than one county.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1438             Madla
Relating to the ability of a commissioners court to appoint a
member to the board of an emergency services district.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1439             Hinojosa
Relating to strategic investment areas qualifying for the franchise
tax credit for certain research and development activities.
Finance

SB 1440             Hinojosa
Relating to the use of sales tax revenue to pay or secure certain
municipal public securities.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1441             Hinojosa
Relating to water allocations involving excluded irrigation land in
areas which are within 30 miles of the Rio Grande and within 50
miles of the Laguna Madre.
Natural Resources

SB 1442             Hinojosa
Relating to platting requirements for certain residential
subdivisions in the unincorporated area of a county.
International Relations & Trade

SB 1443             Hinojosa
Relating to the model subdivision rules adopted by the Texas Water
Development Board to assure that minimum standards for safe and
sanitary water supply and sewer services in residential areas of
certain political subdivisions are met.
International Relations & Trade

SB 1444             Averitt
Relating to contingent payment clauses in certain construction
contracts.
Business & Commerce

SB 1445             Averitt
Relating to the placement on community supervision of and to the
confinement or detention in or release from a penal institution of
a person subject to registration under Chapter 62, Code of Criminal
Procedure.
Criminal Justice

SB 1446             Averitt
Relating to public school admission and enrollment.
Education

SB 1447             Averitt
Relating to electric utility employee pension and other post
retirement benefit expense.
Business & Commerce

SB 1448             Averitt
Relating to the applicability of certain laws relating to
portability of certain health benefit coverage provided to school
district employees.
State Affairs

SB 1449             Averitt
Relating to requiring public retirement systems periodically to
submit an asset and liability study to the Pension Review Board.
State Affairs

SB 1450             Averitt
Relating to judgment interest.
Jurisprudence

SB 1451             Averitt
Relating to the management of groundwater resources in the state.
Natural Resources

SB 1452             Lucio
Relating to the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at The
University of Texas at Brownsville.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1453             Wentworth
Relating to the recognition of certain officers as separate
collective bargaining units in certain counties that have adopted
The Fire and Police Employee Relations Act.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1454             Wentworth
Relating to the definition of professional surveying.
Business & Commerce

SB 1455             Wentworth
Relating to the establishment of regional habitat conservation
plans by political subdivisions.
Natural Resources

SB 1456             Wentworth
Relating to telecommunications infrastructure fund assessments and
collections.
Business & Commerce

SB 1457             Wentworth
Relating to the authority of certain general-law municipalities to
annex certain areas.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1458             Wentworth
Relating to the adoption of a uniform commercial building code for
use in the state.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1459             Wentworth
Relating to the assignment of certain visiting judges.
Jurisprudence

SB 1460             Van de Putte
Relating to a refund of sales and use tax paid by first responders
for the purchase of certain equipment.
Finance

SB 1461             Seliger
Relating to the offenses for which the use of wire, oral, or
electronic interception devices may be authorized.
Criminal Justice

SB 1462             Seliger
Relating to payment for livestock feeding and care charges.
S/C on Agriculture & Coastal Resources

SB 1463             Seliger
Relating to combined municipal sales tax ballot propositions.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1464             Van de Putte
Relating to the authority of certain municipal electric utilities
to invest funds held in a decommissioning trust.
Business & Commerce

SB 1465             Whitmire
Relating to the use of certain electronically readable information
on a driver's license or identification certificate to comply with
certain alcohol and tobacco related laws; providing a penalty.
Criminal Justice

SB 1466             Whitmire
Relating to the use of certain electronically readable information
on a driver's license to verify the identity of a payment
cardholder; providing a penalty.
Criminal Justice

SB 1467             Whitmire
Relating to the supplemental salaries of district judges in Harris
County.
Jurisprudence

SB 1468             Whitmire
Relating to managing and maximizing federal money for certain state
programs.
Finance

SB 1469             Whitmire
Relating to reporting the deaths of certain individuals.
Criminal Justice

SB 1470             Whitmire
Relating to the value of novelty items that may be distributed to
advertise alcoholic beverages and related products.
Business & Commerce

SB 1471             Whitmire
Relating to consumer gifts and prizes in connection with the
marketing of alcoholic beverages.
Business & Commerce

SB 1472             Whitmire
Relating to services provided by manufacturers and distributors of
beer to beer retailers.
Business & Commerce

SB 1473             Lindsay
Relating to providing for public safety during interactions between
law enforcement officers and persons with mental impairments.
Criminal Justice

SB 1474             Lindsay
Relating to bond requirements for privatized maintenance contracts.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SB 1475             Shapleigh
Relating to prerequisites to an institution of higher education
increasing designated tuition.
S/C on Higher Education

SB 1476             Wentworth
Relating to regulation of dispensing brand name and generic
prescriptions.
Health & Human Services

SB 1477             Hinojosa
Relating to the creation of two additional judicial districts in
Hidalgo County and to the jurisdiction of certain district courts
in that county.
Jurisprudence

SB 1478             Shapleigh
Relating to classification as an independent contractor for
purposes of certain labor and insurance laws.
State Affairs

SB 1479             Shapleigh
Relating to deferred presentment transactions of certain military
personnel or their spouses.
Veteran Affairs & Military Installations

SB 1480             Shapleigh
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Veterans Commission.
Veteran Affairs & Military Installations

SB 1481             Shapleigh
Relating to loans for economic development projects to assist
defense communities affected by military base closures.
S/C on Base Realignment and Closure

SB 1482             Shapleigh
Relating to the acquisition of goods and services for certain state
agencies providing health and human services.
Health & Human Services

SB 1483             Williams
Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses
from the sales tax.
Finance

SB 1484             Williams
Relating to general revenue appropriations to institutions of
higher education.
Finance

SB 1485             Williams
Relating to providing that the social security number of a living
person is excepted from required disclosure under the public
information law and may be redacted without the necessity of
requesting a decision from the attorney general.
State Affairs

SB 1486             Williams
Relating to eligibility for certification as an independent hearing
examiner for teacher contract hearings.
Education

SB 1487             Williams
Relating to termination or suspension without pay of a teacher who
does not request an independent hearing examiner.
Education

SB 1488             Williams
Relating to the discharge of teachers for good cause under a
probationary contract in a public school.
Education

SB 1489             Williams
Relating to the termination of a teacher's contract for a financial
exigency that requires a reduction in personnel.
Education

SB 1490             Williams
Relating to the creation of the office of criminal district
attorney of Chambers County, the abolition of the office of county
attorney of Chambers County, and the duties of the district
attorney for the 253rd Judicial District.
Jurisprudence

SB 1491             Williams
Relating to a fee charged for services provided by the staff of the
state law library.
Government Organization

SB 1492             Williams
Relating to the fee for the issuance of an attorney's license or
certificate.
Jurisprudence

SB 1493             Williams
Relating to the laws administered by the Texas Ethics Commission
for the fair conduct of elections and election campaigns; providing
penalties.
State Affairs

SB 1494             Fraser
Relating to the unbundling of electric utilities in the transition
to competitive retail electric markets in the Electric Reliability
Council of Texas.
Business & Commerce

SB 1495             Fraser
Relating to the securitization of the nonbypassable delivery rates
of transmission and distribution utilities.
Business & Commerce

SB 1496             Fraser
Relating to the historic courthouse preservation program.
Government Organization

SB 1497             Fraser
Relating to the administration and operation of the Fleet Admiral
Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Naval Museum.
Government Organization

SB 1498             Fraser
Relating to the provision of law enforcement and fire protection
within certain districts providing potable water or sewer service.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1500             Lucio
Relating to the allocation of federal funds directed to be used to
support graduate medical education in connection with the state
Medicaid program.
Health & Human Services

SCR 9             Armbrister
Designating the cast iron Dutch oven as the official State Cooking
Implement.
Administration

SCR 10             Staples
Memorializing congress to include Texas' transportation priorities
in legislation to reauthorize TEA-21.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SCR 11             Hinojosa
Giving legislative authorization to a Vietnam War monument for the
Capitol grounds, subject to state law and rules of the State
Preservation Board.
Administration

SCR 13             Madla
Directing the TDHCA's Office of Colonia Initiatives and ORCA to
assess the status and needs of non-border colonias.
Intergovernmental Relations

SCR 14             Wentworth/ Armbrister/ Barrientos/ Ellis/ Eltife/
                      et al.
Granting certain persons permission to sue the State of Texas, The
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and the Anatomical
Board of the State of Texas.
Jurisprudence

SCR 15             Janek
Requesting the Texas Department of Transportation to designate the
new causeway bridge connecting Galveston Island and the Texas
mainland as the Purple Heart Memorial Bridge.
Transportation & Homeland Security

SJR 28             Ellis
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the attorney
general to prosecute certain offenses.
State Affairs

SJR 29             West, Royce
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of
video lottery games on behalf of the state by persons licensed to
operate the games in counties or municipalities in which the voters
have approved the operation of the games.
State Affairs

SJR 30             Ellis
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize this state to
license persons to conduct certain electronic gaming on cruise
vessels departing from or returning to a dock in this state.
State Affairs

SJR 31             Madla
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow library districts to
impose property taxes.
Finance

SJR 32             Armbrister
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of
video lottery games by certain Indian tribes on Indian lands.
State Affairs

SJR 33             Van de Putte
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide a property tax
exemption for the residence homestead of persons during their
active service as military reservists and members of the Texas
Guard during a national emergency.
Finance

SJR 34             Armbrister
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to
operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands.
State Affairs

SJR 35             Shapiro
Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the name of the
Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission.
Government Organization

SJR 36             Lindsay
Proposing a constitutional amendment to include a constitutional
county court judge on the membership of the State Commission on
Judicial Conduct.
Jurisprudence

SJR 37             Lucio
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of
additional obligations to provide financial assistance to counties
for roadways to serve border colonias.
Finance

SJR 38             Ogden
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state property
tax for public education, prohibiting school district property
taxes for maintenance purposes, and authorizing a school district
property tax for educational enrichment.
Finance