S.B. No. 1303
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  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 81st Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
  ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
         SECTION 1.001.  This Act is enacted as part of the state's
  continuing statutory revision program under Chapter 323,
  Government Code. This Act is a revision for purposes of Section 43,
  Article III, Texas Constitution, and has the purposes of:
               (1)  codifying without substantive change or providing
  for other appropriate disposition of various statutes that were
  omitted from enacted codes;
               (2)  conforming codifications enacted by the 81st
  Legislature to other Acts of that legislature that amended the laws
  codified or added new law to subject matter codified;
               (3)  making necessary corrections to enacted
  codifications; and
               (4)  renumbering or otherwise redesignating titles,
  chapters, and sections of codes that duplicate title, chapter, or
  section designations.
         SECTION 1.002.  (a)  The repeal of a statute by this Act does
  not affect an amendment, revision, or reenactment of the statute by
  the 82nd Legislature, Regular Session, 2011. The amendment,
  revision, or reenactment is preserved and given effect as part of
  the code provision that revised the statute so amended, revised, or
  reenacted.
         (b)  If any provision of this Act conflicts with a statute
  enacted by the 82nd Legislature, Regular Session, 2011, the statute
  controls.
         SECTION 1.003.  (a)  A transition or saving provision of a
  law codified by this Act applies to the codified law to the same
  extent as it applied to the original law.
         (b)  The repeal of a transition or saving provision by this
  Act does not affect the application of the provision to the codified
  law.
         (c)  In this section, "transition provision" includes any
  temporary provision providing for a special situation in the
  transition period between the existing law and the establishment or
  implementation of the new law.
  ARTICLE 2.  CHANGES RELATING TO AGRICULTURE CODE
         SECTION 2.001.  Section 16.005(b), Agriculture Code, as
  amended by Chapters 1295 (H.B. 2318) and 1312 (H.B. 2582), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         (b)  For each fiscal year, the office may not impose fees on a
  producer for more than 18 million gallons of fuel ethanol,
  biodiesel, or renewable diesel or MMBtu of renewable methane
  produced at any one registered plant.
         SECTION 2.002.  Section 16.006(c), Agriculture Code, as
  amended by Chapters 1295 (H.B. 2318) and 1312 (H.B. 2582), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         (c)  For each fiscal year a producer may not receive grants
  for more than 18 million gallons of fuel ethanol, biodiesel, or
  renewable diesel or MMBtu of renewable methane produced at any one
  registered plant.
         SECTION 2.003.  The heading to Section 58.057, Agriculture
  Code, is repealed to conform to the repeal of Sections 58.057(a),
  (c), and (e), Agriculture Code, by Chapter 506 (S.B. 1016), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, and the transfer of
  Sections 58.057(b) and (d), Agriculture Code, to Section 58.032,
  Agriculture Code, by Chapter 506 (S.B. 1016), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009.
         SECTION 2.004.  Section 203.052(c), Agriculture Code, as
  amended by Chapters 200 (H.B. 3442) and 983 (S.B. 1828), Acts of the
  78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         (c)  At the hearing, representatives of a district and any
  other person may appear and present testimony including information
  and suggestions for any changes in the proposed plan. The board
  shall:
               (1)  enter any written comments received on the
  proposed plan into the record of the hearing; and
               (2)  consider all written comments and testimony before
  taking final action on the proposed plan.
         SECTION 2.005.  Section 302.002, Agriculture Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapters 816 (S.B. 279) and 1245 (S.B. 1700),
  Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003, to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 302.002.  DEFINITIONS [DEFINITION]. In this chapter:
               (1)  "Commission" means the Texas Commission of
  Licensing and Regulation.
               (2)  "Department" means the Texas Department of
  Licensing and Regulation.
               (3)  "Weather[, "weather] modification and control"
  means changing or controlling, or attempting to change or control,
  by artificial methods the natural development of atmospheric cloud
  forms or precipitation forms that occur in the troposphere.
  ARTICLE 3.  CHANGES RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE
         SECTION 3.001.  Section 48.03, Alcoholic Beverage Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         Sec. 48.03.  ELIGIBILITY FOR PERMIT.  The commission or
  administrator may issue a passenger train beverage permit to any
  corporation organized under the Business Organizations Code or
  former Title 112, Revised Statutes, or under the Rail Passenger
  Service Act of 1970, as amended (45 U.S.C.A. Section 501 et seq.),
  operating a commercial passenger train service in or through the
  state. Application and payment of the fee shall be made directly to
  the commission.
  ARTICLE 4.  CHANGES RELATING TO BUSINESS & COMMERCE CODE
         SECTION 4.001.  Sections 35.60 and 35.63, Business &
  Commerce Code, are repealed to conform to the repeal of Chapter 35,
  Business & Commerce Code, by Chapter 885 (H.B. 2278), Acts of the
  80th Legislature, Regular Session, 2007.
  ARTICLE 5.  CHANGES RELATING TO CIVIL PRACTICE AND REMEDIES CODE
         SECTION 5.001.  Section 64.072(d), Civil Practice and
  Remedies Code, is amended to correct references to read as follows:
         (d)  A court may not extend a corporate receivership for more
  than five years beyond the original three years, except that the
  court may extend for any additional period the receivership of a
  corporation organized [and existing] under former Article
  3.05(A)(2), Texas Miscellaneous Corporation Laws Act (Article
  1302-3.05, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), Section 2.006, Business
  Organizations Code, before September 1, 2009, or a railroad
  corporation organized under the Business Organizations Code or
  former Title 112, Revised Statutes.
         SECTION 5.002.  Section 125.061(3), Civil Practice and
  Remedies Code, is amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
               (3)  "Gang activity" means the following types of
  conduct:
                     (A)  organized criminal activity as described by
  Section 71.02, Penal Code;
                     (B)  terroristic threat as described by Section
  22.07, Penal Code;
                     (C)  coercing, soliciting, or inducing gang
  membership as described by Section 71.022(a) or (a-1) [22.015],
  Penal Code;
                     (D)  criminal trespass as described by Section
  30.05, Penal Code;
                     (E)  disorderly conduct as described by Section
  42.01, Penal Code;
                     (F)  criminal mischief as described by Section
  28.03, Penal Code, that causes a pecuniary loss of $500 or more;
                     (G)  a graffiti offense in violation of Section
  28.08, Penal Code, that:
                           (i)  causes a pecuniary loss of $500 or more;
  or
                           (ii)  occurs at a school, an institution of
  higher education, a place of worship or human cemetery, a public
  monument, or a community center that provides medical, social, or
  educational programs;
                     (H)  a weapons offense in violation of Chapter 46,
  Penal Code; or
                     (I)  unlawful possession of a substance or other
  item in violation of Chapter 481, Health and Safety Code.
  ARTICLE 6.  CHANGES RELATING TO CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
         SECTION 6.001.  Article 2.27, Code of Criminal Procedure, as
  amended by Chapters 867 (S.B. 669) and 1210 (S.B. 1074), Acts of the
  78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003, is reenacted and amended
  to read as follows:
         Art. 2.27.  INVESTIGATION OF CERTAIN REPORTS ALLEGING ABUSE.
  (a)  On receipt of a report that is assigned the highest priority in
  accordance with rules adopted by the Department of Family and 
  Protective [and Regulatory] Services under Section 261.301(d),
  Family Code, and that alleges an immediate risk of physical or
  sexual abuse of a child that could result in the death of or serious
  harm to the child by a person responsible for the care, custody, or
  welfare of the child, a peace officer from the appropriate local law
  enforcement agency shall investigate the report jointly with the
  department or with the agency responsible for conducting an
  investigation under Subchapter E, Chapter 261, Family Code. As soon
  as possible after being notified by the department of the report,
  but not later than 24 hours after being notified, the peace officer
  shall accompany the department investigator in initially
  responding to the report.
         (b)  On receipt of a report of abuse or neglect or other
  complaint of a resident of a nursing home, convalescent home, or
  other related institution under Section 242.126(c)(1), Health and
  Safety Code, the appropriate local law enforcement agency shall
  investigate the report as required by Section 242.135, Health and
  Safety Code.
         SECTION 6.002.  Section 1, Article 55.02, Code of Criminal
  Procedure, is amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         Sec. 1.  At the request of the defendant and after notice to
  the state, the trial court presiding over the case in which the
  defendant was acquitted, if the trial court is a district court, or
  a district court in the county in which the trial court is located
  shall enter an order of expunction for a person entitled to
  expunction under Article 55.01(a)(1)(A) [article 55.01(a)(1)(a)]
  not later than the 30th day after the date of the acquittal. Upon
  acquittal, the trial court shall advise the defendant of the right
  to expunction. The defendant shall provide to the district court
  all of the information required in a petition for expunction under
  Section 2(b). The attorney for the defendant in the case in which
  the defendant was acquitted, if the defendant was represented by
  counsel, or the attorney for the state, if the defendant was not
  represented by counsel, shall prepare the order for the court's
  signature.
         SECTION 6.003.  Article 59.01(2), Code of Criminal
  Procedure, as amended by Chapters 153 (S.B. 2225), 1130 (H.B.
  2086), and 1357 (S.B. 554), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, is reenacted and amended to read as follows:
               (2)  "Contraband" means property of any nature,
  including real, personal, tangible, or intangible, that is:
                     (A)  used in the commission of:
                           (i)  any first or second degree felony under
  the Penal Code;
                           (ii)  any felony under Section 15.031(b),
  20.05, 21.11, 38.04, Subchapter B of Chapter 43, or Chapter 29, 30,
  31, 32, 33, 33A, or 35, Penal Code;
                           (iii)  any felony under The Securities Act
  (Article 581-1 et seq., Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); or
                           (iv)  any offense under Chapter 49, Penal
  Code, that is punishable as a felony of the third degree or state
  jail felony, if the defendant has been previously convicted three
  times of an offense under that chapter;
                     (B)  used or intended to be used in the commission
  of:
                           (i)  any felony under Chapter 481, Health
  and Safety Code (Texas Controlled Substances Act);
                           (ii)  any felony under Chapter 483, Health
  and Safety Code;
                           (iii)  a felony under Chapter 153, Finance
  Code;
                           (iv)  any felony under Chapter 34, Penal
  Code;
                           (v)  a Class A misdemeanor under Subchapter
  B, Chapter 365, Health and Safety Code, if the defendant has been
  previously convicted twice of an offense under that subchapter;
                           (vi)  any felony under Chapter 152, Finance
  Code;
                           (vii)  any felony under Chapter 32, Human
  Resources Code, or Chapter 31, 32, 35A, or 37, Penal Code, that
  involves the state Medicaid program;
                           (viii)  a Class B misdemeanor under Chapter
  522, Business & Commerce Code;
                           (ix)  a Class A misdemeanor under Section
  306.051, Business & Commerce Code; [or]
                           (x)  any offense under Section 42.10, Penal
  Code;
                           (xi) [(x)]  any offense under Section
  46.06(a)(1) or 46.14, Penal Code; or
                           (xii) [(x)]  any offense under Chapter 71,
  Penal Code;
                     (C)  the proceeds gained from the commission of a
  felony listed in Paragraph (A) or (B) of this subdivision, a
  misdemeanor listed in Paragraph (B)(viii), (x), (xi), or (xii) 
  [(B)(viii) or (x)] of this subdivision, or a crime of violence;
                     (D)  acquired with proceeds gained from the
  commission of a felony listed in Paragraph (A) or (B) of this
  subdivision, a misdemeanor listed in Paragraph (B)(viii), (x),
  (xi), or (xii) [(B)(viii) or (x)] of this subdivision, or a crime of
  violence; or
                     (E)  used to facilitate or intended to be used to
  facilitate the commission of a felony under Section 15.031 or
  43.25, Penal Code.
         SECTION 6.004.  Article 59.011, Code of Criminal Procedure,
  as added by Chapters 153 (S.B. 2225), 1130 (H.B. 2086), and 1357
  (S.B. 554), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is
  reenacted and amended to read as follows:
         Art. 59.011.  ELECTION OF FORFEITURE PROCEEDING.  If
  property described by Article 59.01(2)(B)(x), (xi), or (xii) is
  subject to forfeiture under this chapter and Article 18.18, the
  attorney representing the state may proceed under either this
  chapter or that article.
         SECTION 6.005.  Article 62.051(c), Code of Criminal
  Procedure, as amended by Chapters 661 (H.B. 2153) and 755 (S.B.
  689), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is
  reenacted and amended to read as follows:
         (c)  The registration form shall require:
               (1)  the person's full name, date of birth, sex, race,
  height, weight, eye color, hair color, social security number,
  driver's license number, and shoe size;
               (1-a)  [, and] the address at which the person resides
  or intends to reside or, if the person does not reside or intend to
  reside at a physical address, a detailed description of each
  geographical location at which the person resides or intends to
  reside;
               (1-b)  [and] each alias used by the person and any home,
  work, or cellular telephone number of the person;
               (2)  a recent color photograph or, if possible, an
  electronic digital image of the person and a complete set of the
  person's fingerprints;
               (3)  the type of offense the person was convicted of,
  the age of the victim, the date of conviction, and the punishment
  received;
               (4)  an indication as to whether the person is
  discharged, paroled, or released on juvenile probation, community
  supervision, or mandatory supervision;
               (5)  an indication of each license, as defined by
  Article 62.005(g), that is held or sought by the person;
               (6)  an indication as to whether the person is or will
  be employed, carrying on a vocation, or a student at a particular
  public or private institution of higher education in this state or
  another state, and the name and address of that institution;
               (7)  the identification of any online identifier
  established or used by the person; and
               (8)  any other information required by the department.
         SECTION 6.006.  Article 102.0045(d), Code of Criminal
  Procedure, is amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (d)  Fees deposited in the jury service fund under this
  article [section] are exempt from the application of Section
  403.095, Government Code.
         SECTION 6.007.  Article 102.0185(c), Code of Criminal
  Procedure, is amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (c)  Costs imposed under this article are collected in the
  [same] manner provided by Subchapter B, Chapter 133, Local
  Government Code [as other costs collected under Article 102.075].
         SECTION 6.008.  Articles 102.056(c) and (d), Code of
  Criminal Procedure, are amended to correct references to read as
  follows:
         (c)  Notwithstanding any other provision of this article
  [section], the criminal justice division shall allocate to a local
  unit of government or combination of local units of government
  located in an impacted region occurring as the result of the
  establishment of a significant new naval military facility an
  amount that exceeds by 10 percent the amount it would otherwise
  receive under this article [section].
         (d)  In this article, [section] "significant new naval
  military facility" and "impacted region" have the meanings assigned
  by Section 4, Article 1, National Defense Impacted Region
  Assistance Act of 1985.
  ARTICLE 7.  CHANGES RELATING TO EDUCATION CODE
         SECTION 7.001.  Section 12.013(b), Education Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (b)  A home-rule school district is subject to:
               (1)  a provision of this title establishing a criminal
  offense;
               (2)  a provision of this title relating to limitations
  on liability; and
               (3)  a prohibition, restriction, or requirement, as
  applicable, imposed by this title or a rule adopted under this
  title, relating to:
                     (A)  the Public Education Information Management
  System (PEIMS) to the extent necessary to monitor compliance with
  this subchapter as determined by the commissioner;
                     (B)  educator certification under Chapter 21 and
  educator rights under Sections 21.407, 21.408, and 22.001;
                     (C)  criminal history records under Subchapter C,
  Chapter 22;
                     (D)  student admissions under Section 25.001;
                     (E)  school attendance under Sections 25.085,
  25.086, and 25.087;
                     (F)  inter-district or inter-county transfers of
  students under Subchapter B, Chapter 25;
                     (G)  elementary class size limits under Section
  25.112, in the case of any campus in the district that fails to
  satisfy any standard under Section 39.054(e) [39.054(d)];
                     (H)  high school graduation under Section 28.025;
                     (I)  special education programs under Subchapter
  A, Chapter 29;
                     (J)  bilingual education under Subchapter B,
  Chapter 29;
                     (K)  prekindergarten programs under Subchapter E,
  Chapter 29;
                     (L)  safety provisions relating to the
  transportation of students under Sections 34.002, 34.003, 34.004,
  and 34.008;
                     (M)  computation and distribution of state aid
  under Chapters 31, 42, and 43;
                     (N)  extracurricular activities under Section
  33.081;
                     (O)  health and safety under Chapter 38;
                     (P)  public school accountability under
  Subchapters B, C, D, E, and J, Chapter 39;
                     (Q)  equalized wealth under Chapter 41;
                     (R)  a bond or other obligation or tax rate under
  Chapters 42, 43, and 45; and
                     (S)  purchasing under Chapter 44.
         SECTION 7.002.  Section 12.119(c), Education Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (c)  On request, the State Board of Education shall provide
  the information required by this section and Section 12.111(a)(8)
  [12.111(8)] to a member of the public. The board may charge a
  reasonable fee to cover the board's cost in providing the
  information.
         SECTION 7.003.  Section 21.4551(c), Education Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (c)  The commissioner by rule shall require a teacher to
  attend a reading academy if the teacher provides instruction in
  reading, mathematics, science, or social studies to students at the
  sixth, seventh, or eighth grade level at a campus that fails to
  satisfy any standard under Section 39.054(e) [39.054(d)] on the
  basis of student performance on the reading assessment instrument
  administered under Section 39.023(a) to students in any grade level
  at the campus.
         SECTION 7.004.  Section 21.705, Education Code, as amended
  by Chapters 1262 (H.B. 709) and 1328 (H.B. 3646), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 21.705.  AWARD PAYMENTS. A school district must use at
  least 60 percent of grant funds awarded to the district under this
  subchapter to directly award classroom teachers and principals who
  effectively improve student achievement as determined by
  meaningful, objective measures.  The remaining funds must be used
  only to:
               (1)  provide teacher induction and mentoring support,
  including stipends to effective mentors or teacher coaches;
               (2)  provide stipends to classroom teachers who are
  certified in a subject that is designated by the commissioner as
  commonly experiencing a critical shortage of teachers;
               (3)  provide stipends to classroom teachers who are
  certified under Subchapter B in the main subject area in which they
  teach;
               (4)  provide stipends to recruit and retain classroom
  teachers and principals with proven records of success for
  improving student performance who are assigned to campuses at which
  the district has experienced difficulty assigning or retaining
  teachers;
               (5)  provide stipends to classroom teachers who hold
  advanced certification from an organization that certifies at least
  2,500 teachers in the United States each year based on the teachers'
  satisfaction, through study, expert evaluation, self-assessment,
  and peer review, of high and rigorous standards for accomplished
  teaching;
               (6)  provide awards to other campus employees who
  demonstrate excellence;
               (7)  implement the components of a Teacher Advancement
  Program (TAP), including:
                     (A)  an instructionally focused accountability
  system; and
                     (B)  the adjustment of teaching schedules to
  permit ongoing applied professional growth; or
               (8)  provide funding for previously developed
  incentive programs.
         SECTION 7.005.  Section 25.087(b), Education Code, as
  amended by Chapters 517 (S.B. 1134) and 595 (H.B. 192), Acts of the
  81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and amended
  to read as follows:
         (b)  A school district shall excuse a student from attending
  school for:
               (1)  the following purposes, including travel for those
  purposes:
                     (A)  observing religious holy days;
                     (B)  attending a required court appearance;
                     (C)  appearing at a governmental office to
  complete paperwork required in connection with the student's
  application for United States citizenship; [or]
                     (D)  taking part in a United States naturalization
  oath ceremony; or
                     (E) [(C)]  serving as an election clerk; or
               (2)  a temporary absence resulting from health care
  professionals if that student commences classes or returns to
  school on the same day of the appointment.
  SECTION 7.006.  Section 28.0211(k), Education Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (k)  The commissioner shall adopt rules as necessary to
  implement this section, including rules concerning when school
  districts shall administer assessment instruments required under
  this section and which administration of the assessment instruments
  will be used for purposes of Section 39.054 [39.051].
         SECTION 7.007.  Section 29.202(a), Education Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (a)  A student is eligible to receive a public education
  grant or to attend another public school in the district in which
  the student resides under this subchapter if the student is
  assigned to attend a public school campus:
               (1)  at which 50 percent or more of the students did not
  perform satisfactorily on an assessment instrument administered
  under Section 39.023(a) or (c) in any two of the preceding three
  years; or
               (2)  that, at any time in the preceding three years,
  failed to satisfy any standard under Section 39.054(e) [39.054(d)].
         SECTION 7.008.  Section 30A.002(b), Education Code, as
  amended by Chapters 850 (S.B. 2248) and 1328 (H.B. 3646), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
         (b)  A student is eligible to enroll full-time in courses
  provided through the state virtual school network only if the
  student:
               (1)  [the student] was enrolled in a public school in
  this state in the preceding school year; or
               (2)  [(3)  the student] has been placed in substitute
  care in this state, regardless of whether the student was enrolled
  in a public school in this state in the preceding school year.
         SECTION 7.009.  Section 32.261(b), Education Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (b)  To the extent possible considering other statutory
  requirements, the commissioner and agency shall encourage the use
  of textbook funds and technology allotment funds under Section
  32.005 [31.021(b)(2)] in a manner that facilitates the development
  and use of the portal.
         SECTION 7.010.  The heading to Section 39.106, Education
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 39.106.  CAMPUS INTERVENTION TEAM DUTIES.
         SECTION 7.011.  The heading to Section 39.113, Education
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 39.113.  CAMPUS INTERVENTION TEAM MEMBERS.
         SECTION 7.012.  Section 41.124(c), Education Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (c)  A school district that receives tuition for a student
  from a school district with a wealth per student that exceeds the
  equalized wealth level may not claim attendance for that student
  for purposes of Chapters 42 and 46 and the technology allotment
  under Section 32.005 [31.021(b)(2)].
         SECTION 7.013.  Section 45.261(d), Education Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (d)  If a school district fails to comply with the
  commissioner's order under Subsection (c), the commissioner may
  impose any sanction on the district authorized to be imposed on a
  district under Subchapter E [G], Chapter 39, including appointment
  of a board of managers or annexation to another district,
  regardless of the district's accreditation status or the duration
  of a particular accreditation status.
         SECTION 7.014.  Section 54.211, Education Code, as amended
  by Chapters 45 (S.B. 43) and 1372 (S.B. 939), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 54.211.  EXEMPTIONS FOR STUDENTS UNDER CONSERVATORSHIP
  OF DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES. (a)  A student is
  exempt from the payment of tuition and fees authorized in this
  chapter, including tuition and fees charged by an institution of
  higher education for a dual credit course or other course for which
  a high school student may earn joint high school and college credit,
  if the student:
               (1)  was under the conservatorship of the Department of
  Family and Protective Services:
                     (A)  on the day preceding the student's 18th
  birthday;
                     (B)  on or after the day of the student's 14th
  birthday, if the student was also eligible for adoption on or after
  that day;
                     (C)  on the day the student graduated from high
  school or received the equivalent of a high school diploma;
                     (D)  on the day preceding:
                           (i)  the date the student is adopted, if that
  date is on or after September 1, 2009; or
                           (ii)  the date permanent managing
  conservatorship of the student is awarded to a person other than the
  student's parent, if that date is on or after September 1, 2009; or
                     (E) [(D)]  during an academic term in which the
  student was enrolled in a dual credit course or other course for
  which a high school student may earn joint high school and college
  credit; and
               (2)  enrolls in an institution of higher education as
  an undergraduate student or in a dual credit course or other course
  for which a high school student may earn joint high school and
  college credit not later than the student's 25th birthday.
         (b)  The Texas Education Agency and the Texas Higher
  Education Coordinating Board shall develop outreach programs to
  ensure that students in the conservatorship of the Department of
  Family and Protective Services and in grades 9-12 are aware of the
  availability of the exemption from the payment of tuition and fees
  provided by this section.
         SECTION 7.015.  Section 56.302(a), Education Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  Except as provided under Section 56.310(c), the student
  financial assistance program authorized by this subchapter is known
  as the Toward EXcellence [EXellence], Access, & Success (TEXAS)
  grant program, and an individual grant awarded under this
  subchapter is known as a TEXAS grant.
         SECTION 7.016.  Section 61.083, Education Code, is repealed
  to conform to the repeal of Sections 61.083(b), (c), and (d),
  Education Code, by Section 13(4), Chapter 823 (H.B. 2448), Acts of
  the 74th Legislature, Regular Session, 1995.
         SECTION 7.017.  Section 132.053(a), Education Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (a)  The commission may establish rules that waive, alter,
  suspend, or replace any of the following provisions governing small
  career schools and colleges:
               (1)  the fee schedule authorized under Section 132.201,
  provided that fees under a fee schedule established by rule may not
  be less than the reasonable administrative cost for regulation or
  more than the amount that a small career school or college would
  otherwise pay if it were not classified as a small career school or
  college;
               (2)  participation in the career school or college
  tuition trust account required by Section 132.2415;
               (3)  the refund policy provisions of Section 132.061;
               (4)  the examination of a school or college for
  compliance under Section 132.056(f);
               (5)  the reporting requirements of Section
  132.055(b)(15) [132.055(o)]; and
               (6)  the term for which a certificate of approval is
  issued under Section 132.056(b), provided that a rule adopted under
  this section may not provide for a term that exceeds three years or
  is less than one year.
         SECTION 7.018.  (a)  Section 142.001(3), Education Code, as
  amended by Chapters 1250 (H.B. 58) and 1335 (S.B. 44), Acts of the
  81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and amended
  to read as follows:
               (3)  "Eligible institution" means:
                     (A)  an institution of higher education[, as
  defined by Section 61.003]; or
                     (B)  a private or independent institution of
  higher education[, as defined by Section 61.003].
         (b)  Section 142.001(3-a), Education Code, as added by
  Chapter 1335 (S.B. 44), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, is amended to conform to Chapter 1250 (H.B. 58), Acts
  of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, to read as follows:
               (3-a)  "Institution of higher education," [and]
  "medical and dental unit," and "private or independent institution
  of higher education" have the meanings assigned by Section 61.003.
  ARTICLE 8.  CHANGES RELATING TO ESTATES CODE
         SECTION 8.001.  Section 52.001(a), Estates Code, as
  effective January 1, 2014, is amended to conform to Section 2,
  Chapter 602 (H.B. 585), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         (a)  The county clerk shall maintain a record book titled
  "Judge's Probate Docket" and shall record in the book:
               (1)  the name of each person with respect to whom, or
  with respect to whose estate, proceedings are commenced or sought
  to be commenced;
               (2)  the name of each executor, administrator, or
  applicant for letters testamentary or of administration;
               (3)  the date each original application for probate
  proceedings is filed;
               (4)  a notation [minute] of each order, judgment,
  decree, and proceeding that occurs in each estate, including the
  date it occurs; and
               (5)  the docket number of each estate as assigned under
  Subsection (b).
         SECTION 8.002.  Section 55.251, Estates Code, as effective
  January 1, 2014, is amended to more closely conform to the source
  law from which it was derived to read as follows:
         Sec. 55.251.  REVISION AND CORRECTION OF ORDER OR JUDGMENT
  IN PROBATE PROCEEDING. (a)  An interested person may, by a bill of
  review filed in the court in which the probate proceedings were
  held, have an order or judgment rendered by the court revised and
  corrected on a showing of error in the order or judgment, as
  applicable.
         (b)  A bill of review to revise and correct an order or
  judgment may not be filed more than two years after the date of the
  order or judgment, as applicable.
         SECTION 8.003.  Section 55.252, Estates Code, as effective
  January 1, 2014, is amended to more closely conform to the source
  law from which it was derived to read as follows:
         Sec. 55.252.  INJUNCTION.  A process or action under a court
  order or judgment subject to a bill of review filed under Section
  55.251 may be stayed only by writ of injunction.
         SECTION 8.004.  Section 113.051(a), Estates Code, as
  effective January 1, 2014, is amended to conform to Section 2,
  Chapter 929 (H.B. 3075), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         (a)  A contract of deposit that contains provisions
  substantially the same as in the form provided by Section 113.052
  establishes the type of account selected by a party.  This chapter
  governs an account selected under the form[, other than a
  single-party account without a P.O.D. designation].
         SECTION 8.005.  Section 113.052, Estates Code, as effective
  January 1, 2014, is amended to conform to Section 2, Chapter 929
  (H.B. 3075), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009,
  to read as follows:
         Sec. 113.052.  FORM.  A financial institution may use the
  following form to establish the type of account selected by a party:
         UNIFORM SINGLE-PARTY OR MULTIPLE-PARTY ACCOUNT SELECTION
  FORM NOTICE:  The type of account you select may determine how
  property passes on your death.  Your will may not control the
  disposition of funds held in some of the following accounts.  You
  may choose to designate one or more convenience signers on an
  account, even if the account is not a convenience account.  A
  designated convenience signer may make transactions on your behalf
  during your lifetime, but does not own the account during your
  lifetime.  The designated convenience signer owns the account on
  your death only if the convenience signer is also designated as a
  P.O.D. payee or trust account beneficiary.
         Select one of the following accounts by placing your initials
  next to the account selected:
         ___ (1)  SINGLE-PARTY ACCOUNT WITHOUT "P.O.D." (PAYABLE ON
  DEATH) DESIGNATION.  The party to the account owns the account.  On
  the death of the party, ownership of the account passes as a part of
  the party's estate under the party's will or by intestacy.
         Enter the name of the party:
  ________________________________________________________________
         Enter the name(s) of the convenience signer(s), if you want
  one or more convenience signers on this account:
  ________________________________________________________________
  ________________________________________________________________
         ___ (2)  SINGLE-PARTY ACCOUNT WITH "P.O.D." (PAYABLE ON
  DEATH) DESIGNATION.  The party to the account owns the account.  On
  the death of the party, ownership of the account passes to the
  P.O.D. beneficiaries of the account.  The account is not a part of
  the party's estate.
         Enter the name of the party:
  ________________________________________________________________
         Enter the name or names of the P.O.D. beneficiaries:
  ________________________________________________________________
  ________________________________________________________________
         Enter the name(s) of the convenience signer(s), if you want
  one or more convenience signers on this account:
  ________________________________________________________________
  ________________________________________________________________
         ___ (3)  MULTIPLE-PARTY ACCOUNT WITHOUT RIGHT OF
  SURVIVORSHIP.  The parties to the account own the account in
  proportion to the parties' net contributions to the account.  The
  financial institution may pay any sum in the account to a party at
  any time.  On the death of a party, the party's ownership of the
  account passes as a part of the party's estate under the party's
  will or by intestacy.
         Enter the names of the parties:
  ________________________________________________________________
  ________________________________________________________________
  ________________________________________________________________
         Enter the name(s) of the convenience signer(s), if you want
  one or more convenience signers on this account:
  ________________________________________________________________
  ________________________________________________________________
         ___ (4)  MULTIPLE-PARTY ACCOUNT WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP.  
  The parties to the account own the account in proportion to the
  parties' net contributions to the account.  The financial
  institution may pay any sum in the account to a party at any time.  
  On the death of a party, the party's ownership of the account passes
  to the surviving parties.
         Enter the names of the parties:
  ________________________________________________________________
  ________________________________________________________________
         Enter the name(s) of the convenience signer(s), if you want
  one or more convenience signers on this account:
  ________________________________________________________________
  ________________________________________________________________
         ___ (5)  MULTIPLE-PARTY ACCOUNT WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP
  AND P.O.D. (PAYABLE ON DEATH) DESIGNATION.  The parties to the
  account own the account in proportion to the parties' net
  contributions to the account.  The financial institution may pay
  any sum in the account to a party at any time.  On the death of the
  last surviving party, the ownership of the account passes to the
  P.O.D. beneficiaries.
         Enter the names of the parties:
  ________________________________________________________________
  ________________________________________________________________
         Enter the name or names of the P.O.D. beneficiaries:
  ________________________________________________________________
  ________________________________________________________________
         Enter the name(s) of the convenience signer(s), if you want
  one or more convenience signers on this account:
  ________________________________________________________________
  ________________________________________________________________
         ___ (6)  CONVENIENCE ACCOUNT.  The parties to the account own
  the account.  One or more convenience signers to the account may
  make account transactions for a party.  A convenience signer does
  not own the account.  On the death of the last surviving party,
  ownership of the account passes as a part of the last surviving
  party's estate under the last surviving party's will or by
  intestacy.  The financial institution may pay funds in the account
  to a convenience signer before the financial institution receives
  notice of the death of the last surviving party.  The payment to a
  convenience signer does not affect the parties' ownership of the
  account.
         Enter the names of the parties:
  ________________________________________________________________
  ________________________________________________________________
         Enter the name(s) [names] of the convenience signer(s)
  [signers]:
  ________________________________________________________________
  ________________________________________________________________
         ___ (7)  TRUST ACCOUNT.  The parties named as trustees to the
  account own the account in proportion to the parties' net
  contributions to the account.  A trustee may withdraw funds from the
  account.  A beneficiary may not withdraw funds from the account
  before all trustees are deceased.  On the death of the last
  surviving trustee, the ownership of the account passes to the
  beneficiary.  The trust account is not a part of a trustee's estate
  and does not pass under the trustee's will or by intestacy, unless
  the trustee survives all of the beneficiaries and all other
  trustees.
         Enter the name or names of the trustees:
  ________________________________________________________________
  ________________________________________________________________
         Enter the name or names of the beneficiaries:
  ________________________________________________________________
  ________________________________________________________________
         Enter the name(s) of the convenience signer(s), if you want
  one or more convenience signers on this account:
  ________________________________________________________________
  ________________________________________________________________
         SECTION 8.006.  (a)  Subchapter C, Chapter 113, Estates
  Code, as effective January 1, 2014, is amended to conform to Section
  1, Chapter 929 (H.B. 3075), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, by adding Section 113.106 to read as follows:
         Sec. 113.106.  OWNERSHIP AND OPERATION OF OTHER ACCOUNT WITH
  CONVENIENCE SIGNER. (a)  An account established by one or more
  parties at a financial institution that is not designated as a
  convenience account, but is instead designated as a single-party
  account or another type of multiple-party account, may provide that
  the sums on deposit may be paid or delivered to the parties or to one
  or more convenience signers "for the convenience of the parties."
         (b)  Except as provided by Section 113.1541:
               (1)  the provisions of Sections 113.105, 113.206, and
  113.208 apply to an account described by Subsection (a), including
  provisions relating to the ownership of the account during the
  lifetimes and on the deaths of the parties and provisions relating
  to the powers and duties of the financial institution at which the
  account is established; and
               (2)  any other law relating to a convenience signer
  applies to a convenience signer designated as provided by this
  section to the extent the law applies to a convenience signer on a
  convenience account.
         (b)  Subchapter D, Chapter 113, Estates Code, as effective
  January 1, 2014, is amended to conform to Section 1, Chapter 929
  (H.B. 3075), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009,
  by adding Section 113.1541 to read as follows:
         Sec. 113.1541.  OWNERSHIP OF OTHER ACCOUNT WITH CONVENIENCE
  SIGNER ON DEATH OF LAST SURVIVING PARTY.  On the death of the last
  surviving party to an account that has a convenience signer
  designated as provided by Section 113.106, the convenience signer
  does not have a right of survivorship in the account and the estate
  of the last surviving party owns the account unless the convenience
  signer is also designated as a P.O.D. payee or as a beneficiary.
         (c)  Section 438B, Texas Probate Code, is repealed.
         SECTION 8.007.  Section 202.102, Estates Code, as effective
  January 1, 2014, is amended to conform to Section 4, Chapter 602
  (H.B. 585), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 202.102.  TRANSFER OF RECORDS.  The clerk of the court
  from which a proceeding to declare heirship is transferred under
  Section 202.101 shall, on entry of the order under that section,
  send to the clerk of the court named in the order a certified
  transcript of all pleadings, [docket] entries in the judge's
  probate docket, and orders of the court in the proceeding.  The
  clerk of the court to which the proceeding is transferred shall:
               (1)  file the transcript;
               (2)  record the transcript in the judge's probate
  docket [minutes] of that [the] court; and
               (3)  docket the proceeding.
         SECTION 8.008.  Section 202.151, Estates Code, as effective
  January 1, 2014, is amended to conform to Section 5, Chapter 602
  (H.B. 585), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 202.151.  WRITTEN EVIDENCE IN PROCEEDING TO DECLARE
  HEIRSHIP.  The court may require that all or any part of the
  evidence admitted in a proceeding to declare heirship be:
               (1)  reduced to writing and subscribed and sworn to by
  the witnesses, respectively; and
               (2)  filed in the proceeding and recorded in the judge's
  probate docket [minutes of the court].
         SECTION 8.009.  (a)  Chapter 254, Estates Code, as effective
  January 1, 2014, is amended to conform to Section 1, Chapter 414
  (H.B. 1969), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009,
  by adding Section 254.005 to read as follows:
         Sec. 254.005.  FORFEITURE CLAUSE.  A provision in a will that
  would cause a forfeiture of a devise or void a devise or provision
  in favor of a person for bringing any court action, including
  contesting a will, is unenforceable if:
               (1)  probable cause exists for bringing the action; and
               (2)  the action was brought and maintained in good
  faith.
         (b)  Section 64, Texas Probate Code, is repealed.
         SECTION 8.010.  Section 256.052(a), Estates Code, as
  effective January 1, 2014, is amended to conform to Section 1,
  Chapter 633 (H.B. 1460), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         (a)  An application for the probate of a written will must
  state and aver the following to the extent each is known to the
  applicant or can, with reasonable diligence, be ascertained by the
  applicant:
               (1)  each applicant's name and domicile;
               (2)  the testator's name, domicile, and, if known, age,
  on the date of the testator's death;
               (3)  the fact, time, and place of the testator's death;
               (4)  facts showing that the court with which the
  application is filed has venue;
               (5)  that the testator owned property, including a
  statement generally describing the property and the property's
  probable value;
               (6)  the date of the will;
               (7)  the name and residence of:
                     (A)  any executor named in the will or, if no
  executor is named, of the person to whom the applicant desires that
  letters be issued; and
                     (B)  each subscribing witness to the will, if any;
               (8)  whether one or more children born to or adopted by
  the testator after the testator executed the will survived the
  testator and, if so, the name of each of those children;
               (9)  whether a marriage of the testator was ever
  dissolved after the will was made, whether by divorce, annulment,
  or a declaration that the marriage was void, [divorced] and, if so,
  when and from whom;
               (10)  whether the state, a governmental agency of the
  state, or a charitable organization is named in the will as a
  devisee; and
               (11)  that the executor named in the will, the
  applicant, or another person to whom the applicant desires that
  letters be issued is not disqualified by law from accepting the
  letters.
         SECTION 8.011.  Section 257.051(a), Estates Code, as
  effective January 1, 2014, is amended to conform to Section 1,
  Chapter 634 (H.B. 1461), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         (a)  An application for the probate of a will as a muniment of
  title must state and aver the following to the extent each is known
  to the applicant or can, with reasonable diligence, be ascertained
  by the applicant:
               (1)  each applicant's name and domicile;
               (2)  the testator's name, domicile, and, if known, age,
  on the date of the testator's death;
               (3)  the fact, time, and place of the testator's death;
               (4)  facts showing that the court with which the
  application is filed has venue;
               (5)  that the testator owned property, including a
  statement generally describing the property and the property's
  probable value;
               (6)  the date of the will;
               (7)  the name and residence of:
                     (A)  any executor named in the will; and
                     (B)  each subscribing witness to the will, if any;
               (8)  whether one or more children born to or adopted by
  the testator after the testator executed the will survived the
  testator and, if so, the name of each of those children;
               (9)  that the testator's estate does not owe an unpaid
  debt, other than any debt secured by a lien on real estate;
               (10)  whether a marriage of the testator was ever
  dissolved after the will was made, whether by divorce, annulment,
  or a declaration that the marriage was void, [divorced] and, if so,
  when and from whom; and
               (11)  whether the state, a governmental agency of the
  state, or a charitable organization is named in the will as a
  devisee.
         SECTION 8.012.  Section 305.055, Estates Code, as effective
  January 1, 2014, is amended to conform to Section 8, Chapter 602
  (H.B. 585), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 305.055.  FILING AND RECORDING OF OATH.  An oath shall
  be:
               (1)  filed with the clerk of the court granting the
  letters testamentary or of administration, as applicable; and
               (2)  recorded in the judge's probate docket [minutes of
  that court].
         SECTION 8.013.  Section 305.251(a), Estates Code, as
  effective January 1, 2014, is amended to more closely conform to the
  source law from which it was derived to read as follows:
         (a)  A personal representative may be required to give a new
  bond if:
               (1)  a surety on a bond dies, removes beyond the limits
  [moves out] of this state, or becomes insolvent;
               (2)  in the court's opinion:
                     (A)  the sureties on a bond are insufficient; or
                     (B)  a bond is defective;
               (3)  the amount of a bond is insufficient;
               (4)  a surety on a bond petitions the court to be
  discharged from future liability on the bond; or
               (5)  a bond and the record of the bond have been lost or
  destroyed.
         SECTION 8.014.  Section 309.051(b), Estates Code, as
  effective January 1, 2014, is amended to more closely conform to the
  source law from which it was derived to read as follows:
         (b)  The personal representative shall:
               (1)  set out in the inventory the representative's
  appraisement of the fair market value on the date of the decedent's
  death of each item in the inventory; or
               (2)  if the court has appointed one or more appraisers
  for the estate [under Subchapter A]:
                     (A)  determine the fair market value of each item
  in the inventory with the assistance of the appraiser or
  appraisers; and
                     (B)  set out that appraisement in the inventory.
         SECTION 8.015.  Section 355.102(g), Estates Code, as
  effective January 1, 2014, is amended to conform to Section 25.151,
  Chapter 87 (S.B. 1969), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         (g)  Class 6 claims are composed of claims for the cost of
  confinement established by the [institutional division of the]
  Texas Department of Criminal Justice under Section 501.017,
  Government Code.
         SECTION 8.016.  Section 357.002(b), Estates Code, as
  effective January 1, 2014, is amended to more closely conform to the
  source law from which it was derived to read as follows:
         (b)  If the court finds that granting an application filed
  under Subsection (a) is in the interest of the estate, the court
  shall grant the application and issue an order that:
               (1)  describes the property to be rented; and
               (2)  states whether the property will be rented at
  public auction or privately, whether for cash or on credit, and if
  on credit, the extent of the credit and the period for which the
  property may be rented.
         SECTION 8.017.  Section 358.152(d), Estates Code, as
  effective January 1, 2014, is amended to conform to Section 9,
  Chapter 602 (H.B. 585), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         (d)  The agreement may not be recorded in the judge's probate
  docket [minutes].
         SECTION 8.018.  Section 362.009, Estates Code, as effective
  January 1, 2014, is amended to conform to Section 10, Chapter 602
  (H.B. 585), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 362.009.  MONEY DUE TO ESTATE PENDING FINAL DISCHARGE.
  Money or another thing of value that becomes due to the estate while
  an account for final settlement is pending may be paid, delivered,
  or tendered to the personal representative until the order of final
  discharge of the representative is entered in the judge's probate
  docket [minutes of the court].  The representative shall issue a
  receipt for the money or other thing of value to the obligor or
  payor. On issuance of the receipt, the obligor or payor is
  discharged of the obligation for all purposes.
         SECTION 8.019.  Sections 501.004(a) and (b), Estates Code,
  as effective January 1, 2014, are amended to conform to Section 6,
  Chapter 602 (H.B. 585), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         (a)  If a foreign will submitted for ancillary probate in
  this state has been admitted to probate or otherwise established in
  the jurisdiction in which the testator was domiciled at the time of
  the testator's death, it is the ministerial duty of the court clerk
  to record the will and the evidence of the will's probate or other
  establishment in the judge's probate docket [minutes of the court].
         (b)  If a foreign will submitted for ancillary probate in
  this state has been admitted to probate or otherwise established in
  a jurisdiction other than the jurisdiction in which the testator
  was domiciled at the time of the testator's death, and a contest
  against the ancillary probate is not filed as authorized by Chapter
  504, the court clerk shall record the will and the evidence of the
  will's probate or other establishment in the judge's probate docket
  [minutes of the court].
         SECTION 8.020.  Section 504.051, Estates Code, as effective
  January 1, 2014, is amended to conform to Section 7, Chapter 602
  (H.B. 585), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 504.051.  NOTICE OF WILL CONTEST IN FOREIGN
  JURISDICTION.  Verified notice that a proceeding to contest a will
  probated or established in a foreign jurisdiction has been
  commenced in that jurisdiction may be filed and recorded in the
  judge's probate docket [minutes] of the court in this state in which
  the foreign will was probated, or in the deed records of any county
  of this state in which the foreign will was recorded, within the
  time limits for the contest of a foreign will in this state.
         SECTION 8.021.  Section 551.006(b), Estates Code, as
  effective January 1, 2014, is amended to conform to Section 11,
  Chapter 602 (H.B. 585), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         (b)  The court clerk shall record the comptroller's receipt
  in the judge's probate docket [minutes of the court].
         SECTION 8.022.  Section 22.023, Estates Code, as effective
  January 1, 2014, is repealed to conform to Section 19(2), Chapter
  602 (H.B. 585), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session,
  2009.
         SECTION 8.023.  Section 53.105, Estates Code, as effective
  January 1, 2014, is repealed to conform to Section 3, Chapter 602
  (H.B. 585), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009.
         SECTION 8.024.  It is the intent of the legislature that,
  with respect to any provision of the Texas Probate Code that is
  transferred by Chapter 680 (H.B. 2502), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, to the Estates Code and
  redesignated as a provision of that code effective January 1, 2014,
  the transferred provision include all amendments to that provision
  enacted by the 81st, 82nd, and 83rd Legislatures and any
  reenactments of the provision by those legislatures.
         SECTION 8.025.  (a)  This section applies in addition to the
  saving provisions specified by Sections 311.031(c) and (d),
  Government Code (Code Construction Act).
         (b)  The repeal of a statute by Chapter 680 (H.B. 2502), Acts
  of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, does not affect an
  amendment, revision, or reenactment of the statute by the 82nd or
  83rd Legislature. The amendment, revision, or reenactment made by
  the 82nd or 83rd Legislature is preserved and given effect as part
  of the code provision that revised the statute so amended, revised,
  or reenacted.
         (c)  If any provision of Title 1 or Subtitle B, C, D, E, F, G,
  H, J, K, or L, Title 2, Estates Code, as enacted by Chapter 680 (H.B.
  2502), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009,
  effective January 1, 2014, conflicts with a statute enacted by the
  82nd or 83rd Legislature, the statute controls.
         SECTION 8.026.  (a)  Except as otherwise provided by this
  section, this article takes effect January 1, 2014.
         (b)  Sections 8.024 and 8.025 take effect September 1, 2011.
  ARTICLE 9.  CHANGES RELATING TO FAMILY CODE
         SECTION 9.001.  Section 154.062(c), Family Code, as amended
  by Chapters 767 (S.B. 865), 834 (S.B. 1820), and 1118 (H.B. 1151),
  Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted
  and amended to read as follows:
         (c)  Resources do not include:
               (1)  return of principal or capital;
               (2)  accounts receivable;
               (3)  benefits paid in accordance with the Temporary
  Assistance for Needy Families program or another federal public
  assistance program [programs]; or
               (4)  payments for foster care of a child.
         SECTION 9.002.  Section 263.502(c), Family Code, as amended
  by Chapters 108 (H.B. 1629) and 1372 (S.B. 939), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and amended to
  read as follows:
         (c)  The placement review report must identify the
  department's permanency goal for the child and must:
               (1)  evaluate whether the child's current placement is
  appropriate for meeting the child's needs;
               (2)  evaluate whether efforts have been made to ensure
  placement of the child in the least restrictive environment
  consistent with the best interest and special needs of the child if
  the child is placed in institutional care;
               (3)  contain a transition plan for a child who is at
  least 16 years of age that identifies the services and specific
  tasks that are needed to assist the child in making the transition
  from substitute care to adult living and describes the services
  that are being provided through the Transitional Living Services
  Program operated by the department;
               (4)  evaluate whether the child's current educational
  placement is appropriate for meeting the child's academic needs;
               (5)  identify other plans or services that are needed
  to meet the child's special needs or circumstances;
               (6)  describe the efforts of the department or
  authorized agency to place the child for adoption if parental
  rights to the child have been terminated and the child is eligible
  for adoption, including efforts to provide adoption promotion and
  support services as defined by 42 U.S.C. Section 629a and other
  efforts consistent with the federal Adoption and Safe Families Act
  of 1997 (Pub. L. No. 105-89); [and]
               (7)  for a child for whom the department has been named
  managing conservator in a final order that does not include
  termination of parental rights, describe the efforts of the
  department to find a permanent placement for the child, including
  efforts to:
                     (A)  work with the caregiver with whom the child
  is placed to determine whether that caregiver is willing to become a
  permanent placement for the child;
                     (B)  locate a relative or other suitable
  individual to serve as permanent managing conservator of the child;
  and
                     (C)  evaluate any change in a parent's
  circumstances to determine whether:
                           (i)  the child can be returned to the parent;
  or
                           (ii)  parental rights should be terminated;
  and
               (8) [(7)]  with respect to a child committed to the
  Texas Youth Commission or released under supervision by the Texas
  Youth Commission:
                     (A)  evaluate whether the child's needs for
  treatment and education are being met;
                     (B)  describe, using information provided by the
  Texas Youth Commission, the child's progress in any rehabilitation
  program administered by the Texas Youth Commission; and
                     (C)  recommend other plans or services to meet the
  child's needs.
         SECTION 9.003.  Section 263.503, Family Code, as amended by
  Chapters 108 (H.B. 1629) and 1372 (S.B. 939), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 263.503.  PLACEMENT REVIEW HEARINGS; PROCEDURE.
  (a)  At each placement review hearing, the court shall determine
  whether:
               (1)  the child's current placement is necessary, safe,
  and appropriate for meeting the child's needs, including with
  respect to a child placed outside of the state, whether the
  placement continues to be appropriate and in the best interest of
  the child;
               (2)  efforts have been made to ensure placement of the
  child in the least restrictive environment consistent with the best
  interest and special needs of the child if the child is placed in
  institutional care;
               (3)  the services that are needed to assist a child who
  is at least 16 years of age in making the transition from substitute
  care to independent living are available in the community;
               (4)  other plans or services are needed to meet the
  child's special needs or circumstances;
               (5)  the department or authorized agency has exercised
  due diligence in attempting to place the child for adoption if
  parental rights to the child have been terminated and the child is
  eligible for adoption;
               (6)  for a child for whom the department has been named
  managing conservator in a final order that does not include
  termination of parental rights, a permanent placement, including
  appointing a relative as permanent managing conservator or
  returning the child to a parent, is appropriate for the child;
               (7)  for a child whose permanency goal is another
  planned, permanent living arrangement, the department has:
                     (A)  documented a compelling reason why adoption,
  permanent managing conservatorship with a relative or other
  suitable individual, or returning the child to a parent is not in
  the child's best interest; and
                     (B)  identified a family or other caring adult who
  has made a permanent commitment to the child; [and]
               (8)  the department or authorized agency has made
  reasonable efforts to finalize the permanency plan that is in
  effect for the child; and
               (9) [(7)]  if the child is committed to the Texas Youth
  Commission or released under supervision by the Texas Youth
  Commission, the child's needs for treatment, rehabilitation, and
  education are being met.
         (b)  For a child for whom the department has been named
  managing conservator in a final order that does not include
  termination of parental rights, the court may order the department
  to provide services to a parent for not more than six months after
  the date of the placement review hearing if:
               (1)  the child has not been placed with a relative or
  other individual, including a foster parent, who is seeking
  permanent managing conservatorship of the child; and
               (2)  the court determines that further efforts at
  reunification with a parent are:
                     (A)  in the best interest of the child; and
                     (B)  likely to result in the child's safe return
  to the child's parent.
  ARTICLE 10.  CHANGES RELATING TO FINANCE CODE
         SECTION 10.001.  Section 157.012, Finance Code, as added by
  Chapters 1104 (H.B. 10) and 1147 (H.B. 2779), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 157.012.  LICENSE REQUIRED FOR CERTAIN EMPLOYEES OF
  MORTGAGE BANKERS. (a)  In this section, "Nationwide Mortgage
  Licensing System and Registry" and "residential mortgage loan
  originator" have the meanings assigned by Section 180.002.
         (b)  An employee of a mortgage banker may not act in the
  capacity of a residential mortgage loan originator unless the
  employee:
               (1)  is licensed under this chapter and enrolled with
  the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry as required
  by Section 180.052; and
               (2)  complies with other applicable requirements of
  Chapter 180 and rules adopted by the finance commission under that
  chapter.
         (c)  The finance commission may adopt rules under this
  chapter as required to carry out the intentions of the federal
  Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008
  (Pub. L. No. 110-289).
         (d)  To be eligible to be licensed as a residential mortgage
  loan originator, an employee of a mortgage banker, in addition to
  the requirements of Subsection (b), must:
               (1)  satisfy the commissioner as to the employee's good
  moral character, including the employee's honesty,
  trustworthiness, and integrity;
               (2)  not be in violation of this chapter or a rule
  adopted under this chapter; and
               (3)  provide the commissioner with satisfactory
  evidence that the employee meets the qualifications provided by
  Chapter 180.
         SECTION 10.002.  Section 348.208(b), Finance Code, as
  amended by Chapters 36 (S.B. 778) and 149 (S.B. 1966), Acts of the
  81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and amended
  to read as follows:
         (b)  A retail installment contract may include as a separate
  charge an amount for:
               (1)  motor vehicle property damage or bodily injury
  liability insurance;
               (2)  mechanical breakdown insurance;
               (3)  participation in a motor vehicle theft protection
  plan;
               (4)  insurance to reimburse the retail buyer for the
  amount computed by subtracting the proceeds of the buyer's basic
  collision policy on the motor vehicle from the amount owed on the
  vehicle if the vehicle has been rendered a total loss;
               (5)  a warranty or service contract relating to the
  motor vehicle; [or]
               (6)  an identity recovery service contract defined by
  Section 1306.003, Occupations Code; or
               (7) [(6)]  a debt cancellation agreement if the
  agreement is included as a term of a retail installment contract
  under Section 348.124.
  ARTICLE 11.  CHANGES RELATING TO GOVERNMENT CODE
  PART A.  GENERAL CHANGES
         SECTION 11.001.  Section 76.011(b), Government Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (b)  The department may use money deposited in the special
  fund of the county treasury for the department under Article
  103.004(d) [103.004(b)], Code of Criminal Procedure, only for the
  same purposes for which state aid may be used under this chapter.
         SECTION 11.002.  Section 316.002(a), Government Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (a)  Before the Legislative Budget Board submits the budget
  as prescribed by Section 322.008(c) [322.008(b)], the board shall
  establish:
               (1)  the estimated rate of growth of the state's economy
  from the current biennium to the next biennium;
               (2)  the level of appropriations for the current
  biennium from state tax revenues not dedicated by the constitution;
  and
               (3)  the amount of state tax revenues not dedicated by
  the constitution that could be appropriated for the next biennium
  within the limit established by the estimated rate of growth of the
  state's economy.
         SECTION 11.003.  Section 403.302(d), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 1186 (H.B. 3676) and 1328 (H.B. 3646), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         (d)  For the purposes of this section, "taxable value" means
  the market value of all taxable property less:
               (1)  the total dollar amount of any residence homestead
  exemptions lawfully granted under Section 11.13(b) or (c), Tax
  Code, in the year that is the subject of the study for each school
  district;
               (2)  one-half of the total dollar amount of any
  residence homestead exemptions granted under Section 11.13(n), Tax
  Code, in the year that is the subject of the study for each school
  district;
               (3)  the total dollar amount of any exemptions granted
  before May 31, 1993, within a reinvestment zone under agreements
  authorized by Chapter 312, Tax Code;
               (4)  subject to Subsection (e), the total dollar amount
  of any captured appraised value of property that:
                     (A)  is within a reinvestment zone created on or
  before May 31, 1999, or is proposed to be included within the
  boundaries of a reinvestment zone as the boundaries of the zone and
  the proposed portion of tax increment paid into the tax increment
  fund by a school district are described in a written notification
  provided by the municipality or the board of directors of the zone
  to the governing bodies of the other taxing units in the manner
  provided by Section 311.003(e), Tax Code, before May 31, 1999, and
  within the boundaries of the zone as those boundaries existed on
  September 1, 1999, including subsequent improvements to the
  property regardless of when made;
                     (B)  generates taxes paid into a tax increment
  fund created under Chapter 311, Tax Code, under a reinvestment zone
  financing plan approved under Section 311.011(d), Tax Code, on or
  before September 1, 1999; and
                     (C)  is eligible for tax increment financing under
  Chapter 311, Tax Code;
               (5)  the total dollar amount of any captured appraised
  value of property that:
                     (A)  is within a reinvestment zone:
                           (i)  created on or before December 31, 2008,
  by a municipality with a population of less than 18,000; and
                           (ii)  the project plan for which includes
  the alteration, remodeling, repair, or reconstruction of a
  structure that is included on the National Register of Historic
  Places and requires that a portion of the tax increment of the zone
  be used for the improvement or construction of related facilities
  or for affordable housing;
                     (B)  generates school district taxes that are paid
  into a tax increment fund created under Chapter 311, Tax Code; and
                     (C)  is eligible for tax increment financing under
  Chapter 311, Tax Code;
               (6)  the total dollar amount of any exemptions granted
  under Section 11.251 or 11.253, Tax Code;
               (7)  the difference between the comptroller's estimate
  of the market value and the productivity value of land that
  qualifies for appraisal on the basis of its productive capacity,
  except that the productivity value estimated by the comptroller may
  not exceed the fair market value of the land;
               (8)  the portion of the appraised value of residence
  homesteads of individuals who receive a tax limitation under
  Section 11.26, Tax Code, on which school district taxes are not
  imposed in the year that is the subject of the study, calculated as
  if the residence homesteads were appraised at the full value
  required by law;
               (9)  a portion of the market value of property not
  otherwise fully taxable by the district at market value because of:
                     (A)  action required by statute or the
  constitution of this state that, if the tax rate adopted by the
  district is applied to it, produces an amount equal to the
  difference between the tax that the district would have imposed on
  the property if the property were fully taxable at market value and
  the tax that the district is actually authorized to impose on the
  property, if this subsection does not otherwise require that
  portion to be deducted; or
                     (B)  action taken by the district under Subchapter
  B or C, Chapter 313, Tax Code, before the expiration of the
  subchapter;
               (10)  the market value of all tangible personal
  property, other than manufactured homes, owned by a family or
  individual and not held or used for the production of income;
               (11)  the appraised value of property the collection of
  delinquent taxes on which is deferred under Section 33.06, Tax
  Code;
               (12)  the portion of the appraised value of property
  the collection of delinquent taxes on which is deferred under
  Section 33.065, Tax Code; and
               (13)  the amount by which the market value of a
  residence homestead to which Section 23.23, Tax Code, applies
  exceeds the appraised value of that property as calculated under
  that section.
         SECTION 11.004.  Section 403.302(m), Government Code, as
  added by Chapter 1186 (H.B. 3676), Acts of the 81st Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2009, is amended to conform to Section 80, Chapter
  1328 (H.B. 3646), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session,
  2009, to read as follows:
         (m)  Subsection (d)(9) [(d)(10)] does not apply to property
  that was the subject of an application under Subchapter B or C,
  Chapter 313, Tax Code, made after May 1, 2009, that the comptroller
  recommended should be disapproved.
         SECTION 11.005.  Section 411.081(i), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 183 (H.B. 1830), 780 (S.B. 1056), 816 (S.B.
  1599), and 1027 (H.B. 4343), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, is reenacted and amended to read as follows:
         (i)  A criminal justice agency may disclose criminal history
  record information that is the subject of an order of nondisclosure
  under Subsection (d) to the following noncriminal justice agencies
  or entities only:
               (1)  the State Board for Educator Certification;
               (2)  a school district, charter school, private school,
  regional education service center, commercial transportation
  company, or education shared service arrangement;
               (3)  the Texas Medical Board;
               (4)  the Texas School for the Blind and Visually
  Impaired;
               (5)  the Board of Law Examiners;
               (6)  the State Bar of Texas;
               (7)  a district court regarding a petition for name
  change under Subchapter B, Chapter 45, Family Code;
               (8)  the Texas School for the Deaf;
               (9)  the Department of Family and Protective Services;
               (10)  the Texas Youth Commission;
               (11)  the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative
  Services;
               (12)  the Department of State Health Services, a local
  mental health service, a local mental retardation authority, or a
  community center providing services to persons with mental illness
  or retardation;
               (13)  the Texas Private Security Board;
               (14)  a municipal or volunteer fire department;
               (15)  the Texas Board of Nursing;
               (16)  a safe house providing shelter to children in
  harmful situations;
               (17)  a public or nonprofit hospital or hospital
  district;
               (18)  the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission;
               (19)  the securities commissioner, the banking
  commissioner, the savings and mortgage lending commissioner, or the
  credit union commissioner;
               (20)  the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy;
               (21)  the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation;
               (22)  the Health and Human Services Commission;
               (23)  the Department of Aging and Disability Services;
               (24)  the Texas Education Agency; [and]
               (25)  the Guardianship Certification Board; [and]
               (26)  a county clerk's office in relation to a
  proceeding for the appointment of a guardian under Chapter XIII,
  Texas Probate Code;
               (27) [(25)]  the Department of Information Resources
  but only regarding an employee, applicant for employment,
  contractor, subcontractor, intern, or volunteer who provides
  network security services under Chapter 2059 to:
                     (A)  the Department of Information Resources; or
                     (B)  a contractor or subcontractor of the
  Department of Information Resources;
               (28) [(25)]  the Court Reporters Certification Board;
  and
               (29)  [(25)] the Texas Department of Insurance.
         SECTION 11.006.  Section 411.122(d), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 213 (S.B. 1005), 450 (H.B. 2447), and 933
  (H.B. 3097), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009,
  is reenacted to read as follows:
         (d)  The following state agencies are subject to this
  section:
               (1)  Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification
  Board;
               (2)  Texas Board of Architectural Examiners;
               (3)  Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners;
               (4)  State Board of Dental Examiners;
               (5)  Texas Board of Professional Engineers;
               (6)  Texas Funeral Service Commission;
               (7)  Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists;
               (8)  Department of State Health Services, except as
  provided by Section 411.110, and agencies attached to the
  department, including:
                     (A)  Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians;
                     (B)  Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage
  and Family Therapists;
                     (C)  Midwifery Board;
                     (D)  Texas State Perfusionist Advisory Committee;
                     (E)  Texas State Board of Examiners of
  Professional Counselors;
                     (F)  Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners;
                     (G)  State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language
  Pathology and Audiology;
                     (H)  Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers;
                     (I)  State Committee of Examiners in the Fitting
  and Dispensing of Hearing Instruments;
                     (J)  Texas Board of Licensure for Professional
  Medical Physicists; and
                     (K)  Texas Board of Orthotics and Prosthetics;
               (9)  Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying;
               (10)  Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation,
  except as provided by Section 411.093;
               (11)  Texas Commission on Environmental Quality;
               (12)  Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners;
               (13)  Texas Optometry Board;
               (14)  Texas State Board of Pharmacy;
               (15)  Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners;
               (16)  Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners;
               (17)  Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners;
               (18)  Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists;
               (19)  Texas Real Estate Commission;
               (20)  Texas Department of Transportation;
               (21)  State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners;
               (22)  Texas Department of Housing and Community
  Affairs;
               (23)  secretary of state;
               (24)  state fire marshal;
               (25)  Texas Education Agency;
               (26)  Department of Agriculture; and
               (27)  Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.
         SECTION 11.007.  Section 411.190(d-1), Government Code, as
  added by Sections 5.11 and 11.15, Chapter 1146 (H.B. 2730), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         (d-1)  The department shall ensure that an applicant may
  renew certification under Subsection (d) from any county in this
  state by using an online format to complete the required retraining
  courses if:
               (1)  the applicant is renewing certification for the
  first time; or
               (2)  the applicant completed the required retraining
  courses in person the previous time the applicant renewed
  certification.
         SECTION 11.008.  Section 418.016, Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 990 (H.B. 3851) and 1280 (H.B. 1831), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 418.016.  SUSPENSION OF CERTAIN LAWS AND RULES.  
  (a)  The governor may suspend the provisions of any regulatory
  statute prescribing the procedures for conduct of state business or
  the orders or rules of a state agency if strict compliance with the
  provisions, orders, or rules would in any way prevent, hinder, or
  delay necessary action in coping with a disaster.
         (b)  Upon declaration of a state of disaster, enforcement of
  the regulation of on-premise outdoor signs under Subchapter A,
  Chapter 216, Local Government Code, by a municipality that is
  located in a county within, or that is located in a county adjacent
  to a county within, the disaster area specified by the declaration
  is suspended to allow licensed or admitted insurance carriers or
  licensed agents acting on behalf of insurance carriers to erect
  temporary claims service signage for not more than 30 days or until
  the end of the declaration of disaster, whichever is earlier.
         (c)  A temporary claims service sign shall not:
               (1)  be larger than forty square feet in size; [and]
               (2)  be more than five feet in height; and
               (3)  be placed in the right of way.
         (d) [(4)]  At the end of the 30 days or the end of the
  declaration of disaster, whichever is earlier, the insurance
  carrier or its licensed agents must remove the temporary claims
  service signage that was erected.
         (e) [(b)]  On request of a political subdivision, the
  governor may waive or suspend a deadline imposed by a statute or the
  orders or rules of a state agency on the political subdivision,
  including a deadline relating to a budget or ad valorem tax, if the
  waiver or suspension is reasonably necessary to cope with a
  disaster.
         SECTION 11.009.  Section 418.042(a), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 365 (H.B. 1326) and 1280 (H.B. 1831), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The division shall prepare and keep current a
  comprehensive state emergency management plan.  The plan may
  include:
               (1)  provisions for prevention and minimization of
  injury and damage caused by disaster;
               (2)  provisions for prompt and effective response to
  disaster;
               (3)  provisions for emergency relief;
               (4)  provisions for energy emergencies;
               (5)  identification of areas particularly vulnerable
  to disasters;
               (6)  recommendations for zoning, building
  restrictions, and other land-use controls, safety measures for
  securing mobile homes or other nonpermanent or semipermanent
  structures, and other preventive and preparedness measures
  designed to eliminate or reduce disasters or their impact;
               (7)  provisions for assistance to local officials in
  designing local emergency management plans;
               (8)  authorization and procedures for the erection or
  other construction of temporary works designed to protect against
  or mitigate danger, damage, or loss from flood, fire, or other
  disaster;
               (9)  preparation and distribution to the appropriate
  state and local officials of state catalogs of federal, state, and
  private assistance programs;
               (10)  organization of manpower and channels of
  assistance;
               (11)  coordination of federal, state, and local
  emergency management activities;
               (12)  coordination of the state emergency management
  plan with the emergency management plans of the federal government;
               (13)  coordination of federal and state energy
  emergency plans;
               (14)  provisions for providing information to local
  officials on activation of the Emergency Alert System established
  under 47 C.F.R. Part 11;
               (15)  a database of public facilities that may be used
  under Section 418.017 to shelter individuals during a disaster,
  including air-conditioned facilities for shelter during an extreme
  heat disaster and fortified structures for shelter during a wind
  disaster; [and]
               (16)  provisions for quickly replenishing the food
  supplies of area food banks or food pantries following a disaster;
  and
               (17) [(16)]  other necessary matters relating to
  disasters.
         SECTION 11.010.  Section 418.043, Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 1280 (H.B. 1831) and 1408 (H.B. 4409), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 418.043.  OTHER POWERS AND DUTIES.  The division shall:
               (1)  determine requirements of the state and its
  political subdivisions for food, clothing, and other necessities in
  event of a disaster;
               (2)  procure and position supplies, medicines,
  materials, and equipment;
               (3)  adopt standards and requirements for local and
  interjurisdictional emergency management plans;
               (4)  periodically review local and interjurisdictional
  emergency management plans;
               (5)  coordinate deployment of mobile support units;
               (6)  establish and operate training programs and
  programs of public information or assist political subdivisions and
  emergency management agencies to establish and operate the
  programs;
               (7)  make surveys of public and private industries,
  resources, and facilities in the state that are necessary to carry
  out the purposes of this chapter;
               (8)  plan and make arrangements for the availability
  and use of any private facilities, services, and property and
  provide for payment for use under terms and conditions agreed on if
  the facilities are used and payment is necessary;
               (9)  establish a register of persons with types of
  training and skills important in disaster mitigation,
  preparedness, response, and recovery;
               (10)  establish a register of mobile and construction
  equipment and temporary housing available for use in a disaster;
               (11)  assist political subdivisions in developing
  plans for the humane evacuation, transport, and temporary
  sheltering of service animals and household pets in a disaster;
               (12)  prepare, for issuance by the governor, executive
  orders and regulations necessary or appropriate in coping with
  disasters;
               (13)  cooperate with the federal government and any
  public or private agency or entity in achieving any purpose of this
  chapter and in implementing programs for disaster mitigation,
  preparation, response, and recovery;
               (14)  develop a plan to raise public awareness and
  expand the capability of the information and referral network under
  Section 531.0312;
               (15)  improve the integration of volunteer groups,
  including faith-based organizations, into emergency management
  plans;
               (16)  cooperate with the Federal Emergency Management
  Agency to create uniform guidelines for acceptable home repairs
  following disasters and promote public awareness of the guidelines;
               (17)  cooperate with state agencies to:
                     (A)  encourage the public to participate in
  volunteer emergency response teams and organizations that respond
  to disasters; and
                     (B)  provide information on those programs in
  state disaster preparedness and educational materials and on
  Internet websites;
               (18)  establish a liability awareness program for
  volunteers, including medical professionals; [and]
               (19)  define "individuals with special needs" in the
  context of a disaster; and
               (20) [(15)]  do other things necessary, incidental, or
  appropriate for the implementation of this chapter.
  SECTION 11.011.  Section 434.017(a), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 840 (S.B. 1940) and 1385 (S.B. 1655), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The fund for veterans' assistance is a special fund in
  the state treasury outside the general revenue fund.  The fund is
  composed of:
               (1)  money transferred to the fund at the direction of
  the legislature;
               (2)  gifts and grants contributed to the fund;
               (3)  the earnings of the fund; [and]
               (4)  money transferred to the fund from proceeds of the
  lottery game operated under Section 466.027 or transferred to the
  fund under Section 466.408(b); and
               (5) [(2)]  money deposited to the credit of the fund
  under Section 502.1746, Transportation Code.
         SECTION 11.012.  Section 511.009(a), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 977 (H.B. 3654) and 1215 (S.B. 1009), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         (a)  The commission shall:
               (1)  adopt reasonable rules and procedures
  establishing minimum standards for the construction, equipment,
  maintenance, and operation of county jails;
               (2)  adopt reasonable rules and procedures
  establishing minimum standards for the custody, care, and treatment
  of prisoners;
               (3)  adopt reasonable rules establishing minimum
  standards for the number of jail supervisory personnel and for
  programs and services to meet the needs of prisoners;
               (4)  adopt reasonable rules and procedures
  establishing minimum requirements for programs of rehabilitation,
  education, and recreation in county jails;
               (5)  revise, amend, or change rules and procedures if
  necessary;
               (6)  provide to local government officials
  consultation on and technical assistance for county jails;
               (7)  review and comment on plans for the construction
  and major modification or renovation of county jails;
               (8)  require that the sheriff and commissioners of each
  county submit to the commission, on a form prescribed by the
  commission, an annual report on the conditions in each county jail
  within their jurisdiction, including all information necessary to
  determine compliance with state law, commission orders, and the
  rules adopted under this chapter;
               (9)  review the reports submitted under Subdivision (8)
  and require commission employees to inspect county jails regularly
  to ensure compliance with state law, commission orders, and rules
  and procedures adopted under this chapter;
               (10)  adopt a classification system to assist sheriffs
  and judges in determining which defendants are low-risk and
  consequently suitable participants in a county jail work release
  program under Article 42.034, Code of Criminal Procedure;
               (11)  adopt rules relating to requirements for
  segregation of classes of inmates and to capacities for county
  jails;
               (12)  require that the chief jailer of each municipal
  lockup submit to the commission, on a form prescribed by the
  commission, an annual report of persons under 17 years of age
  securely detained in the lockup, including all information
  necessary to determine compliance with state law concerning secure
  confinement of children in municipal lockups;
               (13)  at least annually determine whether each county
  jail is in compliance with the rules and procedures adopted under
  this chapter;
               (14)  require that the sheriff and commissioners court
  of each county submit to the commission, on a form prescribed by the
  commission, an annual report of persons under 17 years of age
  securely detained in the county jail, including all information
  necessary to determine compliance with state law concerning secure
  confinement of children in county jails;
               (15)  schedule announced and unannounced inspections
  of jails under the commission's jurisdiction using the risk
  assessment plan established under Section 511.0085 to guide the
  inspections process;
               (16)  adopt a policy for gathering and distributing to
  jails under the commission's jurisdiction information regarding:
                     (A)  common issues concerning jail
  administration;
                     (B)  examples of successful strategies for
  maintaining compliance with state law and the rules, standards, and
  procedures of the commission; and
                     (C)  solutions to operational challenges for
  jails;
               (17)  report to the Texas Correctional Office on
  Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments on a jail's compliance
  with Article 16.22, Code of Criminal Procedure;
               (18)  adopt reasonable rules and procedures
  establishing minimum requirements for jails to:
                     (A)  determine if a prisoner is pregnant; and
                     (B)  ensure that the jail's health services plan
  addresses medical and mental health care, including nutritional
  requirements, and any special housing or work assignment needs for
  persons who are confined in the jail and are known or determined to
  be pregnant; and
               (19)  provide guidelines to sheriffs regarding
  contracts between a sheriff and another entity for the provision of
  food services to or the operation of a commissary in a jail under
  the commission's jurisdiction, including specific provisions
  regarding conflicts of interest and avoiding the appearance of
  impropriety.
         SECTION 11.013.  Section 552.149(d), Government Code, as
  added by Chapters 555 (S.B. 1813) and ll53 (H.B. 2941), Acts of the
  81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, and renumbered from
  Section 552.148(d), Government Code, by Chapter 87 (S.B. 1969),
  Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted
  to read as follows:
         (d)  Notwithstanding Subsection (a) or Section 403.304, so
  as to assist a school district in the preparation of a protest filed
  or to be filed under Section 403.303, the school district or an
  agent of the school district may, on request, obtain from the
  comptroller or the appraisal district any information, including
  confidential information, obtained by the comptroller or the
  appraisal district that relates to the appraisal of property
  involved in the comptroller's finding that is being protested.
  Confidential information obtained by a school district or an agent
  of the school district under this subsection:
               (1)  remains confidential in the possession of the
  school district or agent; and
               (2)  may not be disclosed to a person who is not
  authorized to receive or inspect the information.
         SECTION 11.014.  Section 814.102, Government Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         Sec. 814.102.  ELIGIBILITY OF ELECTED MEMBERS FOR SERVICE
  RETIREMENT. Except as provided by rule adopted under Section
  813.304(d) or Section 803.202(a)(2) [803.202(2)], a member who has
  service credit in the elected class of membership, is eligible to
  retire and receive a service retirement annuity if the member:
               (1)  is at least 60 years old and has 8 years of service
  credit in that class; or
               (2)  is at least 50 years old and has 12 years of
  service credit in that class.
         SECTION 11.015.  Section 824.602(a), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 674 (S.B. 132) and 1359 (S.B. 1691), Acts of the
  79th Legislature, Regular Session, 2005, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         (a)  Subject to Section 825.506, the retirement system may
  not, under Section 824.601, withhold a monthly benefit payment if
  the retiree is employed in a Texas public educational institution:
               (1)  as a substitute only with pay not more than the
  daily rate of substitute pay established by the employer and, if the
  retiree is a disability retiree, the employment has not exceeded a
  total of 90 days in the school year;
               (2)  in a position, other than as a substitute, on no
  more than a one-half time basis for the month;
               (3)  in one or more positions on as much as a full-time
  basis, if the work occurs in not more than six months of a school
  year that begins after the retiree's effective date of retirement;
               (4)  in a position, other than as a substitute, on no
  more than a one-half time basis for no more than 90 days in the
  school year, if the retiree is a disability retiree;
               (5)  in a position as a classroom teacher on as much as
  a full-time basis, if the retiree has retired under Section
  824.202(a) or (a-1), is certified under Subchapter B, Chapter 21,
  Education Code, to teach the subjects assigned, is teaching in an
  acute shortage area as determined by the board of trustees of a
  school district as provided by Subsection (m), and has been
  separated from service with all public schools for at least 12
  months;
               (6)  in a position as a principal, including as an
  assistant principal, on as much as a full-time basis, if the retiree
  has retired under Section 824.202(a) or (a-1) without reduction for
  retirement at an early age, is certified under Subchapter B,
  Chapter 21, Education Code, to serve as a principal, and has been
  separated from service with all public schools for at least 12
  months;
               (7)  as a bus driver for a school district on as much as
  a full-time basis, if the retiree has retired under Section
  824.202(a) or (a-1), and the retiree's primary employment is as a
  bus driver; or
               (8)  as a faculty member, during the period beginning
  with the 2005 fall semester and ending on the last day of the 2015
  spring semester, in an undergraduate professional nursing program
  or graduate professional nursing program, as defined by Section
  54.221, Education Code, and if the retiree has been separated from
  service with all public schools for at least 12 months.
         SECTION 11.016.  Section 1403.002(a), Government Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (a)  As provided by Section 49-l [49-1], Article III, Texas
  Constitution, the authority shall, in accordance with requests from
  the office of the governor:
               (1)  issue general obligation bonds and notes in an
  aggregate amount not to exceed $175 million, as authorized by the
  office of the governor under Subsection (b); and
               (2)  as directed by the Texas Department of
  Transportation, distribute the proceeds from the sale of the bonds
  and notes to counties to provide financial assistance for colonia
  access roadway projects to serve border colonias.
         SECTION 11.017.  Section 2054.352(a), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 213 (S.B. 1005) and 450 (H.B. 2447), Acts of the
  81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         (a)  The following licensing entities shall participate in
  the system established under Section 2054.353:
               (1)  Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners;
               (2)  Court Reporters Certification Board;
               (3)  State Board of Dental Examiners;
               (4)  Texas Funeral Service Commission;
               (5)  Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying;
               (6)  Texas Medical Board;
               (7)  Texas Board of Nursing;
               (8)  Texas Optometry Board;
               (9)  Department of Agriculture, for licenses issued
  under Chapter 1951, Occupations Code;
               (10)  Texas State Board of Pharmacy;
               (11)  Executive Council of Physical Therapy and
  Occupational Therapy Examiners;
               (12)  Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners;
               (13)  Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners;
               (14)  Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists;
               (15)  State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners;
               (16)  Texas Real Estate Commission;
               (17)  Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification
  Board;
               (18)  Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation;
               (19)  Texas State Board of Public Accountancy;
               (20)  State Board for Educator Certification;
               (21)  Texas Board of Professional Engineers;
               (22)  Department of State Health Services;
               (23)  Texas Board of Architectural Examiners;
               (24)  Texas Racing Commission;
               (25)  Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards
  and Education; and
               (26)  Texas Private Security Board.
         SECTION 11.018.  Section 2113.011(e), Government Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (e)  This section does not prohibit the use of appropriated
  money for publicity functions authorized under Chapter 204,
  Transportation Code [Chapter 193, Acts of the 56th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 1959 (Article 6144e, Vernon's Texas Civil
  Statutes)].
  PART B.  UPDATE OF COURT FEES AND COSTS
         SECTION 11.101.  (a)  Section 101.0611, Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.0611.  DISTRICT COURT FEES AND COSTS:  GOVERNMENT
  CODE.  The clerk of a district court shall collect fees and costs
  under the Government Code as follows:
               (1)  appellate judicial system filing fees for:
                     (A)  First or Fourteenth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2021, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (B)  Second Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2031, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (C)  Third Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2041, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (D)  Fourth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2051, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E)  Fifth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2061, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E-1)  Sixth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2071, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (E-2)  Seventh Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2081, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (F)  Ninth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2101, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G)  Eleventh Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2121, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G-1)  Twelfth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2131, Government Code) . . . $5; and
                     (H)  Thirteenth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2141, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
               (2)  when administering a case for the Rockwall County
  Court at Law (Sec. 25.2012, Government Code) . . . civil fees and
  court costs as if the case had been filed in district court;
               (3)  additional filing fees:
                     (A)  for each suit filed for insurance contingency
  fund, if authorized by the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.302,
  Government Code) . . . not to exceed $5;
                     (B)  to fund the improvement of Dallas County
  civil court facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners
  court (Sec. 51.705, Government Code) . . . not more than $15;
                     (B-1)  to fund the improvement of Bexar County
  court facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners court
  (Sec. 51.706, Government Code) . . . not more than $15; [and]
                     (C)  to fund the improvement of Hays County court
  facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners court
  (Sec. 51.707, Government Code) . . . not more than $15; and
                     (D)  to fund the preservation of court records
  (Sec. 51.708, Government Code) . . . not more than $10;
               (4)  for filing a suit, including an appeal from an
  inferior court:
                     (A)  for a suit with 10 or fewer plaintiffs
  (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $50;
                     (B)  for a suit with at least 11 but not more than
  25 plaintiffs (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $75;
                     (C)  for a suit with at least 26 but not more than
  100 plaintiffs (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $100;
                     (D)  for a suit with at least 101 but not more than
  500 plaintiffs (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $125;
                     (E)  for a suit with at least 501 but not more than
  1,000 plaintiffs (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $150; or
                     (F)  for a suit with more than 1,000 plaintiffs
  (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $200;
               (5)  for filing a cross-action, counterclaim,
  intervention, contempt action, motion for new trial, or third-party
  petition (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $15;
               (6)  for issuing a citation or other writ or process not
  otherwise provided for, including one copy, when requested at the
  time a suit or action is filed (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . .
  $8;
               (7)  for records management and preservation
  (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $10;
               (7-a)  for district court records archiving, if adopted
  by the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.317(b)(5), Government
  Code) . . . not more than $5;
               (8)  for issuing a subpoena, including one copy
  (Sec. 51.318, Government Code) . . . $8;
               (9)  for issuing a citation, commission for deposition,
  writ of execution, order of sale, writ of execution and order of
  sale, writ of injunction, writ of garnishment, writ of attachment,
  or writ of sequestration not provided for in Section 51.317, or any
  other writ or process not otherwise provided for, including one
  copy if required by law (Sec. 51.318, Government Code) . . . $8;
               (10)  for searching files or records to locate a cause
  when the docket number is not provided (Sec. 51.318, Government
  Code) . . . $5;
               (11)  for searching files or records to ascertain the
  existence of an instrument or record in the district clerk's office
  (Sec. 51.318, Government Code) . . . $5;
               (12)  for abstracting a judgment (Sec. 51.318,
  Government Code) . . . $8;
               (13)  for approving a bond (Sec. 51.318, Government
  Code) . . . $4;
               (14)  for a certified copy of a record, judgment,
  order, pleading, or paper on file or of record in the district
  clerk's office, including certificate and seal, for each page or
  part of a page (Sec. 51.318, Government Code) . . . $1;
               (15)  for a noncertified copy, for each page or part of
  a page (Sec. 51.318, Government Code) . . . not to exceed $1;
               (16)  fee for performing a service:
                     (A)  related to the matter of the estate of a
  deceased person (Sec. 51.319, Government Code) . . . the same fee
  allowed the county clerk for those services;
                     (B)  related to the matter of a minor
  (Sec. 51.319, Government Code) . . . the same fee allowed the
  county clerk for the service;
                     (C)  of serving process by certified or registered
  mail (Sec. 51.319, Government Code) . . . the same fee a sheriff or
  constable is authorized to charge for the service under Section
  118.131, Local Government Code; and
                     (D)  prescribed or authorized by law but for which
  no fee is set (Sec. 51.319, Government Code) . . . a reasonable
  fee;
               (17)  jury fee (Sec. 51.604, Government Code) . . .
  $30;
               (18)  additional filing fee for family protection on
  filing a suit for dissolution of a marriage under Chapter 6, Family
  Code (Sec. 51.961, Government Code) . . . not to exceed $15;
               (19)  at a hearing held by an associate judge in Dallas
  County, a court cost to preserve the record, in the absence of a
  court reporter, by other means (Sec. 54.509, Government Code) . . .
  as assessed by the referring court or associate judge; and
               (20)  at a hearing held by an associate judge in Duval
  County, a court cost to preserve the record (Sec. 54.1151,
  Government Code) . . . as imposed by the referring court or
  associate judge.
         (b)  Sections 101.06111, 101.06113, 101.06114, 101.06115,
  101.06116, and 101.06117, Government Code, are repealed.
         SECTION 11.102.  (a) Section 101.0811, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapters 1072 (H.B. 4741) and 1103 (H.B.
  4833), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, and is
  further amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.0811.  STATUTORY COUNTY COURT FEES AND
  COSTS:  GOVERNMENT CODE.  The clerk of a statutory county court
  shall collect fees and costs under the Government Code as follows:
               (1)  appellate judicial system filing fees:
                     (A)  First or Fourteenth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2021, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (B)  Second Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2031, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (C)  Third Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2041, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (D)  Fourth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2051, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E)  Fifth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2061, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E-1)  Sixth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2071, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (E-2)  Seventh Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2081, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (F)  Ninth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2101, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G)  Eleventh Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2121, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G-1)  Twelfth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2131, Government Code) . . . $5; and
                     (H)  Thirteenth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2141, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
               (2)  an official court reporter fee, County Court at
  Law No. 2 of Bexar County (Sec. 25.0172, Government Code) . . . $3;
               (3)  in Brazoria County, in matters of concurrent
  jurisdiction with the district court, fees (Sec. 25.0222,
  Government Code) . . . as prescribed by law for district judges
  according to the nature of the matter;
               (4)  a court reporter fee when testimony is taken in a
  county court at law in McLennan County (Sec. 25.1572, Government
  Code) . . . $3;
               (5)  a stenographer fee, if a record or part of a record
  is made:
                     (A)  in a county court at law in Hidalgo County
  (Sec. 25.1102, Government Code) . . . $20; and
                     (B)  in a county court at law in Nolan County
  (Sec. 25.1792, Government Code) . . . $25;
               (6)  jury fee (Sec. 51.604, Government Code) . . . $22;
               (7)  an additional filing fee:
                     (A)  for each civil case filed to be used for
  court-related purposes for the support of the judiciary
  (Sec. 51.702, Government Code) . . . $40;
                     (B)  to fund the improvement of Dallas County
  civil court facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners
  court (Sec. 51.705, Government Code) . . . not more than $15;
                     (B-1)  to fund the improvement of Bexar County
  court facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners court
  (Sec. 51.706, Government Code) . . . not more than $15; [and]
                     (C)  to fund the improvement of Hays County court
  facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners court
  (Sec. 51.707, Government Code) . . . not more than $15; and
                     (D)  to fund the preservation of court records
  (Sec. 51.708, Government Code) . . . not more than $10;
               (8)  the official court reporter's fee taxed as costs in
  civil actions in a statutory county court:
                     (A)  in Bexar County Courts at Law[:
                           [(i)]  Nos. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, [and]
  12, 13, 14, and 15 (Sec. 25.0172, Government Code) . . . taxed in
  the same manner as the fee is taxed in district court; [and
                           [(ii)     No. 2 (Sec.   25.0172, Government Code)
  .   .   . $3;]
                     (B)  in Galveston County (Sec. 25.0862,
  Government Code) . . . taxed in the same manner as the fee is taxed
  in civil cases in the district courts; and
                     (C)  in Parker County (Sec. 25.1862, Government
  Code) . . . taxed in the same manner as the fee is taxed in civil
  cases in the district courts;
               (9)  a stenographer's fee as costs in each civil,
  criminal, and probate case in which a record is made by the official
  court reporter in a statutory county court in Nolan County
  (Sec. 25.1792, Government Code) . . . $25;
               (10)  in Nueces County, in matters of concurrent
  jurisdiction with the district court, with certain exceptions, fees
  (Sec. 25.1802, Government Code) . . . equal to those in district
  court cases; and
               (11)  a fee not otherwise listed in this subchapter
  that is required to be collected under Section 25.0008, Government
  Code, in a county other than Brazos, Cameron, Ellis, Guadalupe,
  Harris, Henderson, Liberty, Moore, Nolan, Panola, Parker, Starr,
  Victoria, and Williamson . . . as prescribed by law relating to
  county judges' fees.
         (b)  Sections 101.08111, 101.08112, 101.08113, 101.08114,
  and 101.08115, Government Code, are repealed.
         SECTION 11.103.  Section 101.0812, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapter 334 (H.B. 890), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.0812.  STATUTORY COUNTY COURT FEES AND
  COSTS:  HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE.  The clerk of a statutory county
  court shall collect fees and costs under the Health and Safety Code
  as follows:
               (1)  for filing an application for registration of
  death (Sec. 193.007, Health and Safety Code) . . . $1;
               (2)  fee for judge's services on an application for
  court-ordered mental health services (Sec. 574.031, Health and
  Safety Code) . . . not to exceed $50;
               (3)  fee for prosecutor's services on an application
  for court-ordered mental health services (Sec. 574.031, Health and
  Safety Code) . . . not to exceed $50;
               (4)  for a hearing or proceeding under the Texas Mental
  Health Code (Subtitle C, Title 7, Health and Safety Code) as costs
  (Secs. 571.017 and 571.018, Health and Safety Code) . . .
  reasonable compensation to the following persons appointed under
  the Texas Mental Health Code:
                     (A)  attorneys;
                     (B)  physicians;
                     (C)  language interpreters;
                     (D)  sign interpreters; and
                     (E)  associate judges [masters];
               (5)  for a hearing or proceeding under the Texas Mental
  Health Code (Subtitle C, Title 7, Health and Safety Code) as costs
  (Sec. 571.018, Health and Safety Code):
                     (A)  attorney's fees;
                     (B)  physician examination fees;
                     (C)  expense of transportation to a mental health
  facility or to a federal agency not to exceed $50 if transporting
  within the same county and not to exceed the reasonable cost of
  transportation if transporting between counties;
                     (D)  costs and salary supplements authorized
  under Section 574.031, Health and Safety Code; and
                     (E)  prosecutors' fees authorized under Section
  574.031, Health and Safety Code;
               (6)  expenses of transporting certain patients from the
  county of treatment to a hearing in the county in which the
  proceedings originated (Sec. 574.008, Health and Safety Code)
  . . . actual expenses unless certain arrangements are made to hold
  the hearing in the county in which the patient is receiving
  services;
               (7)  expenses for expert witness testimony for an
  indigent patient (Sec. 574.010, Health and Safety Code) . . . if
  authorized by the court as reimbursement to the attorney ad litem,
  court-approved expenses;
               (8)  fee for judge's services for holding a hearing on
  an application for court-ordered mental health services
  (Sec. 574.031, Health and Safety Code) . . . as assessed by the
  judge, not to exceed $50;
               (9)  expenses to reimburse judge for holding a hearing
  in a hospital or location other than the county courthouse
  (Sec. 574.031, Health and Safety Code) . . . reasonable and
  necessary expenses as certified; and
               (10)  fee for services of a prosecuting attorney,
  including costs incurred for preparation of documents related to a
  hearing on an application for court-ordered mental health services
  (Sec. 574.031, Health and Safety Code) . . . as assessed by the
  judge, not to exceed $50.
         SECTION 11.104.  The heading to Section 101.0817, Government
  Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.0817.  STATUTORY COUNTY COURT FEES AND
  COSTS:  TRANSPORTATION CODE [UNDER OTHER LAWS].
         SECTION 11.105.  (a)  Section 101.1011, Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.1011.  STATUTORY PROBATE COURT FEES AND
  COSTS:  GOVERNMENT CODE.  The clerk of a statutory probate court
  shall collect fees and costs under the Government Code as follows:
               (1)  appellate judicial system filing fees:
                     (A)  First or Fourteenth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2021, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (B)  Second Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2031, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (C)  Third Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2041, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (D)  Fourth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2051, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E)  Fifth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2061, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E-1)  Sixth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2071, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (E-2)  Seventh Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2081, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (F)  Ninth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2101, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G)  Eleventh Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2121, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G-1)  Twelfth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2131, Government Code) . . . $5; and
                     (H)  Thirteenth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2141, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
               (2)  additional filing fees as follows:
                     (A)  for certain cases to be used for
  court-related purposes for support of the judiciary (Sec. 51.704,
  Government Code) . . . $40;
                     (B)  to fund the improvement of Dallas County
  civil court facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners
  court (Sec. 51.705, Government Code) . . . not more than $15;
                     (B-1)  to fund the improvement of Bexar County
  court facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners court
  (Sec. 51.706, Government Code) . . . not more than $15; and
                     (C)  to fund the improvement of Hays County court
  facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners court
  (Sec. 51.707, Government Code) . . . not more than $15;
               (3)  jury fee for civil case (Sec. 51.604, Government
  Code) . . . $22;
               (4)  the expense of preserving the record as a court
  cost, if imposed on a party by the referring court or associate
  judge (Sec. 54.612, Government Code) . . . actual cost; and
               (5)  a fee not otherwise listed in this subchapter that
  is required to be collected under Section 25.0029, Government Code
  (Sec. 25.0029, Government Code) . . . as prescribed by law relating
  to county judges' fees.
         (b)  Sections 101.10111, 101.10112, 101.10113, and
  101.10114, Government Code, are repealed.
         SECTION 11.106.  Section 101.1012, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapter 334 (H.B. 890), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.1012.  STATUTORY PROBATE COURT FEES AND COSTS:  
  HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE.  The clerk of a statutory probate court
  shall collect fees and costs under the Health and Safety Code as
  follows:
               (1)  for filing an application for registration of
  death (Sec. 193.007, Health and Safety Code) . . . $1;
               (2)  fee for judge's services on an application for
  court-ordered mental health services (Sec. 574.031, Health and
  Safety Code) . . . not to exceed $50;
               (3)  fee for prosecutor's services on an application
  for court-ordered mental health services (Sec. 574.031, Health and
  Safety Code) . . . not to exceed $50;
               (4)  for a hearing or proceeding under the Texas Mental
  Health Code (Subtitle C, Title 7, Health and Safety Code) as costs
  (Secs. 571.017 and 571.018, Health and Safety Code) . . .
  reasonable compensation to the following persons appointed under
  the Texas Mental Health Code:
                     (A)  attorneys;
                     (B)  physicians;
                     (C)  language interpreters;
                     (D)  sign interpreters; and
                     (E)  associate judges [masters];
               (5)  for a hearing or proceeding under the Texas Mental
  Health Code (Subtitle C, Title 7, Health and Safety Code) as costs
  (Sec. 571.018, Health and Safety Code):
                     (A)  attorney's fees;
                     (B)  physician examination fees;
                     (C)  expense of transportation to a mental health
  facility or to a federal agency not to exceed $50 if transporting
  within the same county and not to exceed the reasonable cost of
  transportation if transporting between counties;
                     (D)  costs and salary supplements authorized
  under Section 574.031, Health and Safety Code; and
                     (E)  prosecutors' fees authorized under Section
  574.031, Health and Safety Code;
               (6)  expenses of transporting certain patients from the
  county of treatment to a hearing in the county in which the
  proceedings originated (Sec. 574.008, Health and Safety Code)
  . . . actual expenses unless certain arrangements are made to hold
  the hearing in the county in which the patient is receiving
  services;
               (7)  expenses for expert witness testimony for an
  indigent patient (Sec. 574.010, Health and Safety Code) . . . if
  authorized by the court as reimbursement to the attorney ad litem,
  court-approved expenses;
               (8)  fee for judge's services for holding a hearing on
  an application for court-ordered mental health services
  (Sec. 574.031, Health and Safety Code) . . . as assessed by the
  judge, not to exceed $50;
               (9)  expenses to reimburse judge for holding a hearing
  in a hospital or location other than the county courthouse
  (Sec. 574.031, Health and Safety Code) . . . reasonable and
  necessary expenses as certified; and
               (10)  fee for services of a prosecuting attorney,
  including costs incurred for preparation of documents related to a
  hearing on an application for court-ordered mental health services
  (Sec. 574.031, Health and Safety Code) . . . as assessed by the
  judge, not to exceed $50.
         SECTION 11.107.  (a)  Section 101.1212, Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.1212.  COUNTY COURT FEES AND COSTS:  GOVERNMENT
  CODE.  The clerk of a county court shall collect the following fees
  and costs under the Government Code:
               (1)  appellate judicial system filing fees:
                     (A)  First or Fourteenth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2021, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (B)  Second Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2031, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (C)  Third Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2041, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (D)  Fourth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2051, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E)  Fifth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2061, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E-1)  Sixth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2071, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (E-2)  Seventh Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2081, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (F)  Ninth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2101, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G)  Eleventh Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2121, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G-1)  Twelfth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2131, Government Code) . . . $5; and
                     (H)  Thirteenth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2141, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
               (2)  a jury fee (Sec. 51.604, Government Code) . . .
  $22; [and]
               (3)  a filing fee in each civil case filed to be used
  for court-related purposes for the support of the judiciary
  (Sec. 51.703, Government Code) . . . $40; and
               (4)  a filing fee to fund the preservation of court
  records (Sec. 51.708, Government Code) . . . not more than $10.
         (b)  Sections 101.12121, 101.12122, 101.12123, and
  101.12124, Government Code, are repealed.
         SECTION 11.108.  Section 101.1213, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapter 334 (H.B. 890), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.1213.  COUNTY COURT FEES AND COSTS:  HEALTH AND
  SAFETY CODE.  The clerk of a county court shall collect the
  following fees and costs under the Health and Safety Code:
               (1)  for filing an application for registration of
  death (Sec. 193.007, Health and Safety Code) . . . $1;
               (2)  fee for judge's services on an application for
  court-ordered mental health services (Sec. 574.031, Health and
  Safety Code) . . . not to exceed $50;
               (3)  fee for prosecutor's services on an application
  for court-ordered mental health services (Sec. 574.031, Health and
  Safety Code) . . . not to exceed $50;
               (4)  for a hearing or proceeding under the Texas Mental
  Health Code (Subtitle C, Title 7, Health and Safety Code) as costs
  (Secs. 571.017 and 571.018, Health and Safety Code) . . .
  reasonable compensation to the following persons appointed under
  the Texas Mental Health Code:
                     (A)  attorneys;
                     (B)  physicians;
                     (C)  language interpreters;
                     (D)  sign interpreters; and
                     (E)  associate judges [masters];
               (5)  for a hearing or proceeding under the Texas Mental
  Health Code (Subtitle C, Title 7, Health and Safety Code) as costs
  (Sec. 571.018, Health and Safety Code):
                     (A)  attorney's fees;
                     (B)  physician examination fees;
                     (C)  expense of transportation to a mental health
  facility or to a federal agency not to exceed $50 if transporting
  within the same county and not to exceed the reasonable cost of
  transportation if transporting between counties;
                     (D)  costs and salary supplements authorized
  under Section 574.031, Health and Safety Code; and
                     (E)  prosecutors' fees authorized under Section
  574.031, Health and Safety Code;
               (6)  expenses of transporting certain patients from the
  county of treatment to a hearing in the county in which the
  proceedings originated (Sec. 574.008, Health and Safety Code)
  . . . actual expenses unless certain arrangements are made to hold
  the hearing in the county in which the patient is receiving
  services;
               (7)  expenses for expert witness testimony for an
  indigent patient (Sec. 574.010, Health and Safety Code) . . . if
  authorized by the court as reimbursement to the attorney ad litem,
  court-approved expenses;
               (8)  fee for judge's services for holding a hearing on
  an application for court-ordered mental health services
  (Sec. 574.031, Health and Safety Code) . . . as assessed by the
  judge, not to exceed $50;
               (9)  expenses to reimburse judge for holding a hearing
  in a hospital or location other than the county courthouse
  (Sec. 574.031, Health and Safety Code) . . . reasonable and
  necessary expenses as certified; and
               (10)  fee for services of a prosecuting attorney,
  including costs incurred for preparation of documents related to a
  hearing on an application for court-ordered mental health services
  (Sec. 574.031, Health and Safety Code) . . . as assessed by the
  judge, not to exceed $50.
         SECTION 11.109.  Subchapter G, Chapter 101, Government Code,
  is amended by amending Section 101.1216 and adding Section 101.1217
  to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.1216.  COUNTY COURT FEES AND COSTS:  TRANSPORTATION
  CODE [UNDER OTHER LAWS].  The clerk of a county court shall collect
  a [the following fees and costs:
               [(1)]  fee of $10 under Section 112.059, Transportation
  Code, for a county attorney in a suit regarding a railroad company's
  failure to keep a roadbed and right-of-way in proper condition.
         Sec. 101.1217.  COUNTY COURT FEES AND COSTS UNDER OTHER
  LAWS. The clerk of a county court shall collect an [(Art. 6327,
  Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) .   .   . $10; and
               [(2)]  appeal bond in the amount of $100 from a
  petitioner or taxpayer in a water control and preservation district
  under Article [(Art.] 7818, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes[) .   .   .
  $100].
         SECTION 11.110.  Section 102.021, Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 902 (H.B. 666) and 1209 (S.B. 727), Acts of the
  81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 102.021.  COURT COSTS ON CONVICTION:  CODE OF CRIMINAL
  PROCEDURE.  A person convicted of an offense shall pay the following
  under the Code of Criminal Procedure, in addition to all other
  costs:
               (1)  court cost on conviction of any offense, other
  than a conviction of an offense relating to a pedestrian or the
  parking of a motor vehicle (Art. 102.0045, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . $4;
               (2)  a fee for services of prosecutor (Art. 102.008,
  Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $25;
               (3)  fees for services of peace officer:
                     (A)  issuing a written notice to appear in court
  for certain violations (Art. 102.011, Code of Criminal Procedure)
  . . . $5;
                     (B)  executing or processing an issued arrest
  warrant, capias, or capias pro fine (Art. 102.011, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . $50;
                     (C)  summoning a witness (Art. 102.011, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . $5;
                     (D)  serving a writ not otherwise listed
  (Art. 102.011, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $35;
                     (E)  taking and approving a bond and, if
  necessary, returning the bond to courthouse (Art. 102.011, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . $10;
                     (F)  commitment or release (Art. 102.011, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . $5;
                     (G)  summoning a jury (Art. 102.011, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . $5;
                     (H)  attendance of a prisoner in habeas corpus
  case if prisoner has been remanded to custody or held to bail
  (Art. 102.011, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $8 each day;
                     (I)  mileage for certain services performed
  (Art. 102.011, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $0.29 per mile;
  and
                     (J)  services of a sheriff or constable who serves
  process and attends examining trial in certain cases (Art. 102.011,
  Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $5;
               (4)  services of a peace officer in conveying a witness
  outside the county (Art. 102.011, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . .
  $10 per day or part of a day, plus actual necessary travel expenses;
               (5)  overtime of peace officer for time spent
  testifying in the trial or traveling to or from testifying in the
  trial (Art. 102.011, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . actual cost;
               (6)  court costs on an offense relating to rules of the
  road, when offense occurs within a school crossing zone
  (Art. 102.014, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $25;
               (7)  court costs on an offense of passing a school bus
  (Art. 102.014, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $25;
               (8)  court costs on an offense of truancy or
  contributing to truancy (Art. 102.014, Code of Criminal Procedure)
  . . . $20;
               (9)  cost for visual recording of intoxication arrest
  before conviction (Art. 102.018, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . .
  $15;
               (10)  cost of certain evaluations (Art. 102.018, Code
  of Criminal Procedure) . . . actual cost;
               (11)  additional costs attendant to certain
  intoxication convictions under Chapter 49, Penal Code, for
  emergency medical services, trauma facilities, and trauma care
  systems (Art. 102.0185, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $100;
               (12)  additional costs attendant to certain child
  sexual assault and related convictions, for child abuse prevention
  programs (Art. 102.0186, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $100;
               (13)  court cost for DNA testing for certain felonies
  (Art. 102.020(a)(1), Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $250;
               (14)  court cost for DNA testing for the offense of
  public lewdness or indecent exposure (Art. 102.020(a)(2), Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . $50;
               (15)  court cost for DNA testing for certain felonies
  (Art. 102.020(a)(3), Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $34;
               (16)  if required by the court, a restitution fee for
  costs incurred in collecting restitution installments and for the
  compensation to victims of crime fund (Art. 42.037, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . $12;
               (17)  if directed by the justice of the peace or
  municipal court judge hearing the case, court costs on conviction
  in a criminal action (Art. 45.041, Code of Criminal Procedure)
  . . . part or all of the costs as directed by the judge; and
               (18)  costs attendant to convictions under Chapter 49,
  Penal Code, and under Chapter 481, Health and Safety Code, to help
  fund drug court programs established under Chapter 469, Health and
  Safety Code (Art. 102.0178, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $60.
         SECTION 11.111.  Section 102.061, Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 87 (S.B. 1969), 1172 (H.B. 3389), and 1183 (H.B.
  3637), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is
  reenacted and amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 102.061.  ADDITIONAL COURT COSTS ON CONVICTION IN
  STATUTORY COUNTY COURT:  CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.  The clerk of
  a statutory county court shall collect fees and costs under the Code
  of Criminal Procedure on conviction of a defendant as follows:
               (1)  a jury fee (Art. 102.004, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . $20;
               (2)  a fee for services of the clerk of the court
  (Art. 102.005, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $40;
               (3)  a records management and preservation services fee
  (Art. 102.005, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $25;
               (4)  a county and district court technology fee
  (Art. 102.0169, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $4;  
               (5)  a security fee on a misdemeanor offense
  (Art. 102.017, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $3;
               (6)  a juvenile delinquency prevention and graffiti
  eradication fee (Art. 102.0171, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . .
  $50; [and]
               (7)  a juvenile case manager fee (Art. 102.0174, Code
  of Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $5; and
               (8) [(7)]  a civil justice fee (Art. 102.022, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . $0.10.
         SECTION 11.112.  Section 102.081, Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 87 (S.B. 1969), 1172 (H.B. 3389), and 1183 (H.B.
  3637), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is
  reenacted and amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 102.081.  ADDITIONAL COURT COSTS ON CONVICTION IN
  COUNTY COURT:  CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.  The clerk of a county
  court shall collect fees and costs under the Code of Criminal
  Procedure on conviction of a defendant as follows:
               (1)  a jury fee (Art. 102.004, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . $20;
               (2)  a fee for clerk of the court services
  (Art. 102.005, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $40;
               (3)  a records management and preservation services fee
  (Art. 102.005, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $25;
               (4)  a county and district court technology fee
  (Art. 102.0169, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $4;
               (5)  a security fee on a misdemeanor offense
  (Art. 102.017, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $3;
               (6)  a juvenile delinquency prevention and graffiti
  eradication fee (Art. 102.0171, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . .
  $50; [and]
               (7)  a juvenile case manager fee (Art. 102.0174, Code
  of Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $5; and
               (8) [(7)]  a civil justice fee (Art. 102.022, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . $0.10.
         SECTION 11.113.  Section 103.021, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapter 1276 (H.B. 1506), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         Sec. 103.021.  ADDITIONAL FEES AND COSTS IN CRIMINAL OR
  CIVIL CASES:  CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.  An accused or defendant,
  or a party to a civil suit, as applicable, shall pay the following
  fees and costs under the Code of Criminal Procedure if ordered by
  the court or otherwise required:
               (1)  a personal bond fee (Art. 17.42, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . the greater of $20 or three percent of the amount
  of the bail fixed for the accused;
               (2)  cost of electronic monitoring as a condition of
  release on personal bond (Art. 17.43, Code of Criminal Procedure)
  . . . actual cost;
               (3)  a fee for verification of and monitoring of motor
  vehicle ignition interlock (Art. 17.441, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . not to exceed $10;
               (3-a)  costs associated with operating a global
  positioning monitoring system as a condition of release on bond
  (Art. 17.49(b)(2), Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . actual costs,
  subject to a determination of indigency;
               (3-b)  costs associated with providing a defendant's
  victim with an electronic receptor device as a condition of the
  defendant's release on bond (Art. 17.49(b)(3), Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . actual costs, subject to a determination of
  indigency;
               (4)  repayment of reward paid by a crime stoppers
  organization on conviction of a felony (Art. 37.073, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . amount ordered;
               (5)  reimbursement to general revenue fund for payments
  made to victim of an offense as condition of community supervision
  (Art. 42.12, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $50 for
  a misdemeanor offense or $100 for a felony offense;
               (6)  payment to a crime stoppers organization as
  condition of community supervision (Art. 42.12, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . not to exceed $50;
               (7)  children's advocacy center fee (Art. 42.12, Code
  of Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $50;
               (8)  family violence center fee (Art. 42.12, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . $100;
               (9)  community supervision fee (Art. 42.12, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . not less than $25 or more than $60 per
  month;
               (10)  additional community supervision fee for certain
  offenses (Art. 42.12, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $5 per
  month;
               (11)  for certain financially able sex offenders as a
  condition of community supervision, the costs of treatment,
  specialized supervision, or rehabilitation (Art. 42.12, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . all or part of the reasonable and
  necessary costs of the treatment, supervision, or rehabilitation as
  determined by the judge;
               (12)  fee for failure to appear for trial in a justice
  or municipal court if a jury trial is not waived (Art. 45.026, Code
  of Criminal Procedure) . . . costs incurred for impaneling the
  jury;
               (13)  costs of certain testing, assessments, or
  programs during a deferral period (Art. 45.051, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . amount ordered;
               (14)  special expense on dismissal of certain
  misdemeanor complaints (Art. 45.051, Code of Criminal Procedure)
  . . . not to exceed amount of fine assessed;
               (15)  an additional fee:
                     (A)  for a copy of the defendant's driving record
  to be requested from the Department of Public Safety by the judge
  (Art. 45.0511(c-1), Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . amount equal
  to the sum of the fee established by Section 521.048,
  Transportation Code, and the TexasOnline fee;
                     (B)  as an administrative fee for requesting a
  driving safety course or a course under the motorcycle operator
  training and safety program for certain traffic offenses to cover
  the cost of administering the article (Art. 45.0511(f)(1), Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $10; or
                     (C)  for requesting a driving safety course or a
  course under the motorcycle operator training and safety program
  before the final disposition of the case (Art. 45.0511(f)(2), Code
  of Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed the maximum amount of the
  fine for the offense committed by the defendant;
               (16)  a request fee for teen court program (Art.
  45.052, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $20, if the court
  ordering the fee is located in the Texas-Louisiana border region,
  but otherwise not to exceed $10;
               (17)  a fee to cover costs of required duties of teen
  court (Art. 45.052, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $20, if the
  court ordering the fee is located in the Texas-Louisiana border
  region, but otherwise $10;
               (18)  a mileage fee for officer performing certain
  services (Art. 102.001, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $0.15 per
  mile;
               (19)  certified mailing of notice of hearing date (Art.
  102.006, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $1, plus postage;
               (20)  certified mailing of certified copies of an order
  of expunction (Art. 102.006, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $2,
  plus postage;
               (20-a)  a fee to defray the cost of notifying state
  agencies of orders of expungement (Art. 45.0216, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . $30 per application;
               (20-b)  a fee to defray the cost of notifying state
  agencies of orders of expunction (Art. 45.055, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . $30 per application;
               (21)  sight orders:
                     (A)  if the face amount of the check or sight order
  does not exceed $10 (Art. 102.007, Code of Criminal Procedure)
  . . . not to exceed $10;
                     (B)  if the face amount of the check or sight order
  is greater than $10 but does not exceed $100 (Art. 102.007, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $15;
                     (C)  if the face amount of the check or sight order
  is greater than $100 but does not exceed $300 (Art. 102.007, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $30;
                     (D)  if the face amount of the check or sight order
  is greater than $300 but does not exceed $500 (Art. 102.007, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $50; and
                     (E)  if the face amount of the check or sight order
  is greater than $500 (Art. 102.007, Code of Criminal Procedure)
  . . . not to exceed $75;
               (22)  fees for a pretrial intervention program:
                     (A)  a supervision fee (Art. 102.012(a), Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . $60 a month plus expenses; and
                     (B)  a district attorney, criminal district
  attorney, or county attorney administrative fee (Art. 102.0121,
  Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $500;
               (23)  parking fee violations for child safety fund in
  municipalities with populations:
                     (A)  greater than 850,000 (Art. 102.014, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . not less than $2 and not to exceed $5; and
                     (B)  less than 850,000 (Art. 102.014, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $5;
               (24)  an administrative fee for collection of fines,
  fees, restitution, or other costs (Art. 102.072, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . not to exceed $2 for each transaction; and
               (25)  a collection fee, if authorized by the
  commissioners court of a county or the governing body of a
  municipality, for certain debts and accounts receivable, including
  unpaid fines, fees, court costs, forfeited bonds, and restitution
  ordered paid (Art. 103.0031, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . 30
  percent of an amount more than 60 days past due.
         SECTION 11.114.  Section 103.026, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapters 767 (S.B. 865) and 1035 (H.B. 4424),
  Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 103.026.  MISCELLANEOUS FEES AND COSTS:  FAMILY CODE.  
  Fees and costs shall be paid or collected under the Family Code as
  follows:
               (1)  costs of determining and sending information
  concerning the identity of the court with continuing, exclusive
  jurisdiction if charged by the bureau of vital statistics (Sec.
  108.006, Family Code) . . . reasonable fee;
               (2)  initial operations fee paid to the domestic
  relations office on each filing of an original [a] suit affecting
  the parent-child relationship, motion for modification, or motion
  for enforcement, if authorized by the administering entity (Sec.
  203.005, Family Code) . . . not to exceed $15;
               (3)  initial child support service fee paid to the
  domestic relations office in certain counties on the filing of an
  original [a] suit affecting the parent-child relationship, if
  authorized by the administering entity (Sec. 203.005, Family Code)
  . . . not to exceed $36;
               (4)  service fee for services of a domestic relations
  office, if authorized by the administering entity (Sec. 203.005,
  Family Code) . . . not to exceed $3 per month;
               (5)  fee to reimburse a domestic relations office for a
  fee paid for filing an administrative writ of withholding (Secs.
  158.503 and 203.005, Family Code) . . . the amount of the fee paid;
               (6)  fee from a Title IV-D agency for each item of
  process to each individual on whom service is required, including
  service by certified or registered mail (Sec. 231.202, Family Code)
  . . . the amount that a sheriff or constable may charge for serving
  process under Section 118.131, Local Government Code; and
               (7)  a fee for mailing an order vacating or staying an
  order suspending a license to the appropriate licensing authority
  (Sec. 232.013, Family Code) . . . $5 for each order mailed.
         SECTION 11.115.  Section 103.027, Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 103.027.  MISCELLANEOUS FEES AND COSTS:  GOVERNMENT
  CODE.  Fees and costs shall be paid or collected under the
  Government Code as follows:
               (1)  filing a certified copy of a judicial finding of
  fact and conclusion of law if charged by the secretary of state
  (Sec. 51.905, Government Code) . . . $15;
               (2)  cost paid by each surety posting the bail bond for
  an offense other than a misdemeanor punishable by fine only under
  Chapter 17, Code of Criminal Procedure, for the assistant
  prosecutor supplement fund and the fair defense account
  (Sec. 41.258, Government Code) . . . $15, provided the cost does
  not exceed $30 for all bail bonds posted at that time for an
  individual and the cost is not required on the posting of a personal
  or cash bond;
               (3)  to participate in a court proceeding in this
  state, a nonresident attorney fee [for civil legal services to the
  indigent] (Sec. 82.0361, Government Code) . . . $250 except as
  waived or reduced under supreme court rules for representing an
  indigent person;
               (4)  on a party's appeal of a final decision in a
  contested case, the cost of preparing the original or a certified
  copy of the record of the agency proceeding, if required by the
  agency's rule, as a court cost (Sec. 2001.177, Government Code)
  . . . as assessed by the court, all or part of the cost of
  preparation;
               (5)  compensation to a referee in juvenile court in
  Wichita County taxed as costs if the judge determines the parties
  are able to pay the costs (Sec. 54.403, Government Code) . . . as
  determined by the judge; and
               (6)  the expense of preserving the record as a court
  cost in Brazos County if imposed on a party by the referring court
  or magistrate (Sec. 54.1111, Government Code) . . . actual cost.
         SECTION 11.116.  Section 103.029, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapter 840 (S.B. 1940), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         Sec. 103.029.  MISCELLANEOUS FEES AND COSTS:  HEALTH AND
  SAFETY CODE.  Fees and costs shall be paid or collected under the
  Health and Safety Code as follows:
               (1)  a program fee for a drug court program established
  under Section 469.002, Health and Safety Code (Sec. 469.004, Health
  and Safety Code) . . . not to exceed $1,000; [and]
               (2)  an alcohol or controlled substance testing,
  counseling, and treatment fee (Sec. 469.004, Health and Safety
  Code) . . . the amount necessary to cover the costs of testing,
  counseling, and treatment;
               (3)  a reasonable program fee for a veterans court
  program (Sec. 617.006, Health and Safety Code) . . . not to exceed
  $1,000; and
               (4)  a testing, counseling, and treatment fee for
  testing, counseling, or treatment performed or provided under a
  veterans court program (Sec. 617.006, Health and Safety Code) . . .
  the amount necessary to cover the costs of testing, counseling, or
  treatment.
         SECTION 11.117.  Section 103.030, Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 103.030.  MISCELLANEOUS FEES AND COSTS:  LOCAL
  GOVERNMENT CODE.  Fees and costs shall be paid or collected under
  the Local Government Code as follows:
               (1)  services by the offices of the sheriff and
  constables (Sec. 118.131, Local Government Code) . . . amount set
  by county commissioners court;
               (2)  a filing fee or recording fee for each page of a
  legal paper presented for filing or recording that fails to meet
  certain requirements regarding paper size, weight, substance,
  headings, legibility, the presence of typed or printed names under
  each signature, and number and size of riders or attachments
  (Sec. 191.007, Local Government Code) . . . twice the regular
  filing fee or recording fee provided by statute for that page,
  rider, or attachment;
               (3)  a processing fee as authorized by the
  commissioners court for the payment by credit card of a fee, court
  cost, or other charge processed by a county or precinct officer
  (Secs. 132.002 and 132.003, Local Government Code) . . . an amount
  reasonably related to the expense incurred by the county or
  precinct officer but not to exceed five percent of the amount of the
  fee, court cost, or other charge being paid;
               (4)  a processing fee as authorized by the governing
  body of the municipality for the payment by credit card of a fee,
  court cost, or other charge processed by a municipal official
  (Secs. 132.002 and 132.003, Local Government Code) . . . an amount
  reasonably related to the expense incurred by the municipal
  official but not to exceed five percent of the amount of the fee,
  court cost, or other charge being paid;
               (5)  a handling fee, if authorized by the commissioners
  court under Section 132.002, Local Government Code, for
  electronically processing the payment of a fee, fine, court cost,
  or other charge (Secs. 132.002 and 132.003, Local Government Code):
                     (A)  charged at a flat rate that does not exceed $5
  for each payment transaction; or
                     (B)  charged at a rate reasonably related to the
  expense incurred in processing a payment and that does not exceed
  five percent of the amount of the fee, court cost, or other charge
  being paid; and
               (6)  a fee, if authorized by the commissioners court,
  collected by a county or precinct officer on behalf of the county
  from a person making payment by credit card of a fee, court cost, or
  other charge (Sec. 132.003, Local Government Code) . . . an amount
  equal to the amount of any transaction fee charged to the county by
  a vendor providing services in connection with payments made by
  credit card.
  ARTICLE 12.  CHANGES RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE
         SECTION 12.001.  Section 146.009, Health and Safety Code, is
  repealed to conform to the repeal of Section 146.009, Health and
  Safety Code, by Chapter 1528 (S.B. 932), Acts of the 76th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 1999.
         SECTION 12.002.  Section 251.012, Health and Safety Code, as
  amended by Chapters 839 (S.B. 1932) and 1280 (H.B. 1831), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         Sec. 251.012.  EXEMPTIONS FROM LICENSING REQUIREMENT.  The
  following facilities are not required to be licensed under this
  chapter:
               (1)  a home and community support services agency
  licensed under Chapter 142 with a home dialysis designation;
               (2)  a hospital licensed under Chapter 241 that
  provides dialysis only to:
                     (A)  individuals receiving inpatient services
  from the hospital; or
                     (B)  individuals receiving outpatient services
  due to a disaster declared by the governor or a federal disaster
  declared by the president of the United States occurring in this
  state or another state during the term of the disaster declaration;
  or
               (3)  the office of a physician unless the office is used
  primarily as an end stage renal disease facility.
         SECTION 12.003.  Sections 314.003(a) and (d), Health and
  Safety Code, are amended to conform to Section 17.01(25), Chapter
  76 (S.B. 959), Acts of the 74th Legislature, Regular Session, 1995,
  to read as follows:
         (a)  The attorney general, at any time after an application
  is filed under Section 314.002(b) [313.002(b)], may require by
  civil investigative demand the attendance and testimony of
  witnesses and the production of documents in Travis County or the
  county in which the applicants are located for the purpose of
  investigating whether the cooperative agreement satisfies the
  standards set forth in Section 314.002 [313.002]. All nonpublic
  documents produced and testimony given to the attorney general are
  subject to the prohibitions on disclosure and use of Section
  15.10(i), Business & Commerce Code. The attorney general may seek
  an order from the district court compelling compliance with a civil
  investigative demand issued under this section.
         (d)  In any action brought under Subsection (b), the
  applicants for a certificate bear the burden of establishing by
  clear and convincing evidence that in accordance with Sections
  314.002(e) [313.002(e)] and (f), the likely benefits resulting from
  the cooperative agreement outweigh any disadvantages attributable
  to a reduction in competition that may result from the agreement.
  In assessing disadvantages attributable to a reduction in
  competition likely to result from the agreement, the court may draw
  upon the determinations of federal and Texas courts concerning
  unreasonable restraint of trade under 15 U.S.C. Sections 1 and 2,
  and Chapter 15, Business & Commerce Code.
         SECTION 12.004.  Section 382.209(c), Health and Safety Code,
  is amended to correct references to read as follows:
         (c)  The rules adopted under Subsection (a) must provide
  procedures for ensuring that a program implemented under authority
  of that subsection does not apply to a vehicle that is:
               (1)  registered under Section 504.501 or 504.502
  [502.274 or 502.275], Transportation Code; and
               (2)  not regularly used for transportation during the
  normal course of daily activities.
         SECTION 12.005.  Section 382.213(c), Health and Safety Code,
  is amended to correct references to read as follows:
         (c)  A vehicle identified by a local advisory panel as an
  existing or future collectible vehicle under Section 382.211 may be
  sold to an individual if the vehicle:
               (1)  is repaired and brought into compliance;
               (2)  is removed from the state;
               (3)  is removed from an affected county; or
               (4)  is stored for future restoration and cannot be
  registered in an affected county except under Section 504.501 or
  504.502 [502.274 or 502.275], Transportation Code.
         SECTION 12.006.  Section 386.252(a), Health and Safety Code,
  as amended by Chapters 1125 (H.B. 1796) and 1232 (S.B. 1759), Acts
  of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  Money in the fund may be used only to implement and
  administer programs established under the plan and shall be
  allocated as follows:
               (1)  for the diesel emissions reduction incentive
  program, 87.5 percent of the money in the fund, of which:
                     (A)  not more than four percent may be used for the
  clean school bus program;
                     (B)  not more than 10 percent may be used for
  on-road diesel purchase or lease incentives; [and]
                     (C)  a specified amount may be used for the new
  technology implementation grant program, from which a defined
  amount may be set aside for electricity storage projects related to
  renewable energy; and
                     (D)  five percent shall be used for the clean
  fleet program;
               (2)  for the new technology research and development
  program, nine percent of the money in the fund, of which:
                     (A)  up to $200,000 is allocated for a health
  effects study;
                     (B)  $500,000 is to be deposited in the state
  treasury to the credit of the clean air account created under
  Section 382.0622 to supplement funding for air quality planning
  activities in affected counties;
                     (C)  not less than 20 percent is to be allocated
  each year to support research related to air quality as provided by
  Section 387.010; and
                     (D)  the balance is allocated each year to the
  commission to be used to:
                           (i)  implement and administer the new
  technology research and development program for the purpose of
  identifying, testing, and evaluating new emissions-reducing
  technologies with potential for commercialization in this state and
  to facilitate their certification or verification; and
                           (ii)  contract with the Energy Systems
  Laboratory at the Texas Engineering Experiment Station for $216,000
  annually for the development and annual computation of creditable
  statewide emissions reductions obtained through wind and other
  renewable energy resources for the state implementation plan; and
               (3)  two percent is allocated to the commission and 1.5
  percent is allocated to the laboratory for administrative costs
  incurred by the commission and the laboratory.
         SECTION 12.007.  Section 481.074(o), Health and Safety Code,
  as amended by Chapters 349 (S.B. 1188) and 1345 (S.B. 410), Acts of
  the 79th Legislature, Regular Session, 2005, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         (o)  A pharmacist may dispense a Schedule II controlled
  substance pursuant to a facsimile copy of an official prescription
  completed in the manner required by Section 481.075 and transmitted
  by the practitioner or the practitioner's agent to the pharmacy if:
               (1)  the prescription is written for:
                     (A)  a Schedule II narcotic or nonnarcotic
  substance for a patient in a long-term care facility (LTCF), and the
  practitioner notes on the prescription "LTCF patient";
                     (B)  a Schedule II narcotic product to be
  compounded for the direct administration to a patient by
  parenteral, intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous, or
  intraspinal infusion; or
                     (C)  a Schedule II narcotic substance for a
  patient with a medical diagnosis documenting a terminal illness or
  a patient enrolled in a hospice care program certified or paid for
  by Medicare under Title XVIII, Social Security Act (42 U.S.C.
  Section 1395 et seq.), as amended, by Medicaid, or by a hospice
  program that is licensed under Chapter 142, and the practitioner or
  the practitioner's agent notes on the prescription "terminally ill"
  or "hospice patient"; and
               (2)  after transmitting the prescription, the
  prescribing practitioner or the practitioner's agent:
                     (A)  writes across the face of the official
  prescription "VOID--sent by fax to (name and telephone number of
  receiving pharmacy)"; and
                     (B)  files the official prescription in the
  patient's medical records instead of delivering it to the patient.
         SECTION 12.008.  Section 711.0515, Health and Safety Code,
  as added by Chapters 263 (H.B. 1468) and 914 (H.B. 2927), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         Sec. 711.0515.  ENFORCEMENT BY ATTORNEY GENERAL; INJUNCTIVE
  RELIEF. In addition to bringing an action under Section 711.051,
  the attorney general at the request of the Texas Funeral Service
  Commission may bring an action for injunctive relief to enforce
  this chapter or a rule or order adopted by the commission under this
  chapter.
  ARTICLE 13.  CHANGES RELATING TO HUMAN RESOURCES CODE
         SECTION 13.001.  Section 48.401, Human Resources Code, as
  amended by Chapters 284 (S.B. 643) and 763 (S.B. 806), Acts of the
  81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and amended
  to read as follows:
         Sec. 48.401.  DEFINITIONS. In this subchapter:
               (1)  "Agency" means:
                     (A)  an entity licensed under Chapter 142, Health
  and Safety Code;
                     (B)  a person exempt from licensing under Section
  142.003(a)(19), Health and Safety Code;
                     (C)  a facility licensed under Chapter 252, Health
  and Safety Code; or
                     (D)  an entity investigated by the department
  under Subchapter F or under Section 261.404, Family Code.
               (2)  "Commissioner" means the commissioner of the
  Department of Family and Protective Services.
               (3)  "Employee" means a person who:
                     (A)  works for an agency;
                     (B)  provides personal care services, active
  treatment, or any other personal services to an individual
  receiving agency services or to an individual who is a child for
  whom an investigation is authorized under Section 261.404, Family
  Code; and
                     (C)  is not licensed by the state to perform the
  services the person performs for the agency.
               (4)  "Employee misconduct registry" means the employee
  misconduct registry established under Chapter 253, Health and
  Safety Code.
               (5)  "Reportable conduct" includes:
                     (A)  abuse or neglect that causes or may cause
  death or harm to an individual receiving agency services;
                     (B)  sexual abuse of an individual receiving
  agency services;
                     (C)  financial exploitation of an individual
  receiving agency services in an amount of $25 or more; and
                     (D)  emotional, verbal, or psychological abuse
  that causes harm to an individual receiving agency services.
  ARTICLE 14.  CHANGES RELATING TO INSURANCE CODE
         SECTION 14.001.  Section 1506.155(a-1), Insurance Code, as
  amended by Chapters 533 (S.B. 1403) and 550 (S.B. 1771), Acts of the
  81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         (a-1)  Except as provided by Section 1506.056, pool coverage
  for an individual eligible pursuant to Section 1506.153(b) or (c)
  excludes charges or expenses incurred before the first anniversary
  of the effective date of coverage with regard to any condition for
  which:
               (1)  the existence of symptoms would cause an
  ordinarily prudent person to seek diagnosis, care, or treatment
  within the six-month period preceding the effective date of
  coverage; or
               (2)  medical advice, care, or treatment was recommended
  or received during the six-month period preceding the effective
  date of coverage.
         SECTION 14.002.  Section 1601.101(c), Insurance Code, is
  amended to more closely conform to the source law from which the
  section was derived to read as follows:
         (c)  An individual is eligible to participate in the uniform
  program as provided by Subsection (a) if the individual:
               (1)  receives compensation for services performed for
  the system;
               (2)  is employed at least 20 hours a week [only]; and
               (3)  is not permitted to be a member of the Teacher
  Retirement System of Texas because the individual is solely
  employed by the system in a position that as a condition of
  employment requires the individual to be enrolled as a student in
  the system in graduate-level courses.
  ARTICLE 15.  CHANGES RELATING TO LABOR CODE
         SECTION 15.001.  Section 407A.357(b), Labor Code, as amended
  by Chapter 265 (H.B. 7), Acts of the 79th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2005, is repealed to conform to the repeal of Section
  407A.357, Labor Code, by Chapter 1055 (H.B. 1353), Acts of the 79th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2005.
  ARTICLE 16.  CHANGES RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE
         SECTION 16.001.  The heading to Section 84.008, Local
  Government Code, is amended to conform to Chapter 541 (H.B. 2083),
  Acts of the 75th Legislature, Regular Session, 1997, to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 84.008.  JOINT EMPLOYMENT OF COUNTY AUDITOR [IN
  COUNTIES WITH POPULATION OF LESS THAN 25,000].
         SECTION 16.002.  Section 146.003(d), Local Government Code,
  is amended to correct a typographical error to read as follows:
         (d)  This chapter does not authorize an agreement regarding
  pension or pension-related matters governed by Chapter 358, Acts of
  the 48th Legislature, Regular Session, 1943 (Article 6243g,
  Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes [Statues]), or a successor statute.
         SECTION 16.003.  Section 155.021, Local Government Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         Sec. 155.021.  DEDUCTIONS ENUMERATED. The county treasurer
  or, if another officer is specified by law, that other officer shall
  make the deductions from, or take other similar actions with regard
  to, the compensation of county employees as required:
               (1)  for employee contributions for coverage under the
  federal social security program in accordance with Chapter 606,
  Government Code;
               (2)  for the purchase of annuities or for contributions
  to investments for employees in accordance with Chapter 22, Acts of
  the 57th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, 1962 (Article 6228a-5,
  Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes);
               (3)  for the purchase of United States savings bonds
  for employees in accordance with Chapter 608 [606], Government
  Code;
               (4)  for employee participation in a deferred
  compensation plan in accordance with Chapter 609, Government Code;
  or
               (5)  for employee contributions to a retirement system
  in accordance with Section 845.403, Government Code.
         SECTION 16.004.  Sections 214.003(b) and (d), Local
  Government Code, are amended to correct references to read as
  follows:
         (b)  Except as provided by Subsection (c), the court may
  appoint as a receiver for the property a nonprofit organization
  with a demonstrated record of rehabilitating properties if the
  court finds that:
               (1)  the structures on the property are in violation of
  the standards set forth in Section 214.001(b) and an ordinance
  described by Subsection (a);
               (2)  notice of violation was given to the record owner
  of the property; and
               (3)  a public hearing as required by Section 214.001(b)
  [214.001(d)] has been conducted.
         (d)  For the purposes of this section, if the record owner
  does not appear at the hearing required by Section 214.001(b)
  [214.001(d)], the hearing shall be conducted as if the owner had
  personally appeared.
         SECTION 16.005.  Section 271.182, Local Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 135 (S.B. 1047) and 725 (S.B. 229), Acts of the
  81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and amended
  to read as follows:
         Sec. 271.182.  APPLICABILITY. (a)  This subchapter applies
  to a local governmental entity with a population of more than
  100,000 within its geographic boundaries or service area.
         (b) [(c)]  This subchapter applies to a municipally owned
  combined electric, water, and wastewater utility situated in an
  economically distressed area and located within 30 miles of the
  Lower Texas Gulf Coast. For this subchapter, "combined" means that
  the utilities are managed and controlled by one board whose members
  are appointed by the governing body of the municipality and that the
  financing of capital improvements is secured from the revenues of
  all three utilities.
         SECTION 16.006.  Section 552.053(e), Local Government Code,
  as added by Chapters 278 (S.B. 874) and 539 (S.B. 1522), Acts of the
  81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and amended
  to read as follows:
         (e)  The following property is exempt from drainage charges
  under Section 552.047 and all ordinances, resolutions, and rules
  adopted under this subchapter:
               (1)  property owned by a county in which a municipality
  described by Section 552.044(8)(A) is located; and
               (2)  property owned by a school district located wholly
  or partly in a municipality described by Section 552.044(8)(A).
  ARTICLE 17.  CHANGES RELATING TO NATURAL RESOURCES CODE
         SECTION 17.001.  Section 40.251(g), Natural Resources Code,
  is amended to conform to the repeal of Section 40.053, Natural
  Resources Code, by Chapter 146 (S.B. 619), Acts of the 78th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2003, to read as follows:
         (g)  It is a defense to prosecution for a criminal offense
  under Subchapter C, D, or E of this chapter that the conduct
  complained of was committed pursuant to response or cleanup
  operations and was authorized by the national contingency plan [or
  the state coastal discharge contingency plan], by a discharge
  response plan required under this chapter, or by an authorized
  federal or state official.
         SECTION 17.002.  Section 81.01015, Natural Resources Code,
  as effective April 1, 2011, is repealed to conform to Section 4(38),
  Chapter 614 (H.B. 874), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009.
         SECTION 17.003.  Section 117.012(n), Natural Resources
  Code, is amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (n)  In this subsection, "telecommunications service" and
  "information service" have the meanings assigned by 47 U.S.C.
  Section 153.  Notwithstanding Subsection (a), this title does not
  grant the commission jurisdiction or right-of-way management
  authority over a provider of telecommunications service or
  information service.  A provider of telecommunications service or
  information service shall comply with all applicable safety
  standards, including those provided by Subchapter H [G], Chapter
  756, Health and Safety Code.
  ARTICLE 18.  CHANGES RELATING TO OCCUPATIONS CODE
         SECTION 18.001.  Section 303.005(h), Occupations Code, as
  amended by Section 18 and repealed by Section 21(6), Chapter 803
  (S.B. 993), Acts of the 80th Legislature, Regular Session, 2007, is
  reenacted to read as follows:
         (h)  A person may not suspend or terminate the employment of,
  or otherwise discipline or discriminate against, a nurse who in
  good faith requests a peer review determination under this section
  or a person who advises a nurse of the nurse's right to request a
  determination or of the procedures for requesting a determination.
  A violation of this subsection is subject to Section 301.413.
         SECTION 18.002.  Section 1301.002(5), Occupations Code, as
  amended by Chapters 804 (S.B. 1410) and 1380 (S.B. 1354), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
               (5)  "Master plumber" means a person licensed under
  this chapter who:
                     (A)  is skilled in the design, planning, and
  superintending of plumbing and in the practical installation,
  repair, and servicing of plumbing;
                     (B)  has worked as a journeyman plumber:
                           (i)  for at least four years; or
                           (ii)  for at least one year and has
  successfully completed a training program approved by the United
  States Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship or another
  nationally recognized apprentice training program accepted by the
  board;
                     (C)  performs or supervises plumbing work;
                     (D)  has passed the required examination; and
                     (E)  has fulfilled the other requirements of the
  board.
         SECTION 18.003.  Section 1301.002(10), Occupations Code, as
  amended by Chapters 804 (S.B. 1410) and 1380 (S.B. 1354), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
               (10)  "Tradesman plumber-limited license holder" means
  a person who:
                     (A)  has completed at least 4,000 hours working
  under the direct supervision of a journeyman or master plumber as a
  plumber's apprentice;
                     (B)  has passed the required examination; [and]
                     (C)  constructs and installs plumbing for
  one-family or two-family dwellings under the supervision of a
  responsible master plumber; and
                     (D)  has fulfilled the other requirements of the
  board.
         SECTION 18.004.  Section 1802.253(a), Occupations Code, as
  amended by Chapters 816 (S.B. 279) and 1215 (S.B. 1147), Acts of the
  78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         (a)  Before denying an application for a license, the
  commission shall:
               (1)  set the matter for a hearing to be conducted by the
  State Office of Administrative Hearings; and
               (2)  before the hearing date, notify the applicant in
  writing of:
                     (A)  the charges alleged or the question to be
  determined at the hearing; and
                     (B)  the date and location of the hearing.
         SECTION 18.005.  Section 2308.256(a), Occupations Code, as
  amended by Chapter 1310 (H.B. 2571), Acts of the 81st Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2009, is repealed to conform to the repeal of
  Section 2308.256, Occupations Code, by Chapter 757 (S.B. 702), Acts
  of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009.
         SECTION 18.006.  Section 2308.453, Occupations Code, as
  amended by Chapters 845 (S.B. 2153) and 1310 (H.B. 2571), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         Sec. 2308.453.  JURISDICTION.  A hearing under this chapter
  shall be in the justice court having jurisdiction in:
               (1)  the precinct from which the motor vehicle was
  towed; or
               (2)  for booted vehicles, the precinct in which the
  parking facility is located.
         SECTION 18.007.  Section 2308.455, Occupations Code, as
  amended by Chapters 845 (S.B. 2153) and 1310 (H.B. 2571), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         Sec. 2308.455.  CONTENTS OF NOTICE.  The notice under
  Section 2308.454 must include:
               (1)  a statement of:
                     (A)  the person's right to submit a request within
  14 days for a court hearing to determine whether probable cause
  existed to remove, or install a boot on, the vehicle;
                     (B)  the information that a request for a hearing
  must contain; and
                     (C)  any filing fee for the hearing;
               (2)  the name, address, and telephone number of the
  towing company that removed the vehicle or the booting company that
  booted the vehicle;
               (3)  the name, address, and telephone number of the
  vehicle storage facility in which the vehicle was placed;
               (4)  the name, street address including city, state,
  and zip code, and telephone number of the person, parking facility
  owner, or law enforcement agency that authorized the removal of the
  vehicle; and
               (5)  the name, address, and telephone number of the
  justice court having jurisdiction in the precinct in which the
  parking facility is located.
         SECTION 18.008.  Section 2308.456(a), Occupations Code, as
  amended by Chapters 845 (S.B. 2153) and 1310 (H.B. 2571), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         (a)  Except as provided by Subsections (c) and (c-1), a
  person entitled to a hearing under this chapter must deliver a
  written request for the hearing to the court before the 14th day
  after the date the vehicle was removed and placed in the vehicle
  storage facility or booted, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal
  holidays.
  ARTICLE 19.  CHANGES RELATING TO PARKS AND WILDLIFE CODE
         SECTION 19.001.  Section 12.302, Parks and Wildlife Code, is
  amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         Sec. 12.302.  VALUE OF FISH, SHELLFISH, REPTILE, AMPHIBIAN,
  BIRD, OR ANIMAL. For purposes of this subchapter and for
  determining damages under Section 7.109 [Subsection (b), Section
  26.124], Water Code, the commission shall adopt rules to establish
  guidelines for determining the value of injured or destroyed fish,
  shellfish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and animals.
         SECTION 19.002.  Sections 62.013(b) and (c), Parks and
  Wildlife Code, as amended by Chapters 989 (H.B. 1959) and 1156 (H.B.
  3144), Acts of the 79th Legislature, Regular Session, 2005, are
  reenacted to read as follows:
         (b)  A person who violates Section 62.003, 62.004, 62.005,
  62.0065, 62.011(c), or 350.001 or a rule adopted under Section
  62.0065 commits an offense that is a Class A Parks and Wildlife Code
  misdemeanor, unless it is shown at the trial of the defendant for a
  violation of that section or rule, as appropriate, that the
  defendant has been convicted one or more times before the trial date
  of a violation of that section or rule, as appropriate, in which
  case the offense is a Parks and Wildlife Code state jail felony.
         (c)  In addition to the punishments provided in Subsections
  (a) and (b), a person who violates Section 62.003, 62.004, 62.005,
  62.0065, 62.011(c), or 350.001 or a rule adopted under Section
  62.0065 is punishable by the revocation or suspension under Section
  12.5015 of hunting and fishing licenses and permits.
  ARTICLE 20.  CHANGES RELATING TO PENAL CODE
         SECTION 20.001.  Section 30.05(h), Penal Code, is amended to
  correct references to read as follows:
         (h)  At the punishment stage of a trial in which the attorney
  representing the state seeks the increase in punishment provided by
  Subsection (d)(3)(A)(iii) [(d)(1)(C)], the defendant may raise the
  issue as to whether the defendant entered or remained on or in a
  critical infrastructure facility as part of a peaceful or lawful
  assembly, including an attempt to exercise rights guaranteed by
  state or federal labor laws.  If the defendant proves the issue in
  the affirmative by a preponderance of the evidence, the increase in
  punishment provided by Subsection (d)(3)(A)(iii) [(d)(1)(C)] does
  not apply.
         SECTION 20.002.  Section 46.11(c)(1), Penal Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
               (1)  "Premises" has the meaning ["Institution of higher
  education" and "premises" have the meanings] assigned by Section
  481.134, Health and Safety Code.
         SECTION 20.003.  Section 71.02(a), Penal Code, as amended by
  Chapters 153 (S.B. 2225), 1130 (H.B. 2086), and 1357 (S.B. 554),
  Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted
  and amended to read as follows:
         (a)  A person commits an offense if, with the intent to
  establish, maintain, or participate in a combination or in the
  profits of a combination or as a member of a criminal street gang,
  the person commits or conspires to commit one or more of the
  following:
               (1)  murder, capital murder, arson, aggravated
  robbery, robbery, burglary, theft, aggravated kidnapping,
  kidnapping, aggravated assault, aggravated sexual assault, sexual
  assault, forgery, deadly conduct, assault punishable as a Class A
  misdemeanor, burglary of a motor vehicle, or unauthorized use of a
  motor vehicle;
               (2)  any gambling offense punishable as a Class A
  misdemeanor;
               (3)  promotion of prostitution, aggravated promotion
  of prostitution, or compelling prostitution;
               (4)  unlawful manufacture, transportation, repair, or
  sale of firearms or prohibited weapons;
               (5)  unlawful manufacture, delivery, dispensation, or
  distribution of a controlled substance or dangerous drug, or
  unlawful possession of a controlled substance or dangerous drug
  through forgery, fraud, misrepresentation, or deception;
               (6)  any unlawful wholesale promotion or possession of
  any obscene material or obscene device with the intent to wholesale
  promote the same;
               (7)  any offense under Subchapter B, Chapter 43,
  depicting or involving conduct by or directed toward a child
  younger than 18 years of age;
               (8)  any felony offense under Chapter 32;
               (9)  any offense under Chapter 36;
               (10)  any offense under Chapter 34 or 35;
               (11)  any offense under Section 37.11(a);
               (12)  any offense under Chapter 20A;
               (13)  any offense under Section 37.10; [or]
               (14)  any offense under Section 38.06, 38.07, 38.09, or
  38.11;
               (15) [(14)]  any offense under Section 42.10; or
               (16) [(14)]  any offense under Section 46.06(a)(1) or
  46.14.
  ARTICLE 21.  CHANGES RELATING TO PROPERTY CODE
         SECTION 21.001.  Sections 92.009(a) and (j), Property Code,
  are amended to conform to the amendments made by Section 1, Chapter
  869 (S.B. 1334), Acts of the 74th Legislature, Regular Session,
  1995, to read as follows:
         (a)  If a landlord has locked a tenant out of leased premises
  in violation of Section 92.0081 [92.008], the tenant may recover
  possession of the premises as provided by this section.
         (j)  This section does not affect a tenant's right to pursue
  a separate cause of action under Section 92.0081 [92.008].
         SECTION 21.002.  Sections 116.005(d) and (e), Property Code,
  are amended to conform to the amendments made by Section 25, Chapter
  148 (H.B. 1190), Acts of the 79th Legislature, Regular Session,
  2005, to read as follows:
         (d)  If Subsection (c)(4), (5) [(c)(5)], (6), or (7)[, or
  (8)] applies to a trustee and there is more than one trustee, a
  cotrustee to whom the provision does not apply may make the
  adjustment unless the exercise of the power by the remaining
  trustee or trustees is not permitted by the terms of the trust.
         (e)  A trustee may release the entire power conferred by
  Subsection (a) or may release only the power to adjust from income
  to principal or the power to adjust from principal to income if the
  trustee is uncertain about whether possessing or exercising the
  power will cause a result described in Subsections (c)(1)-(5) 
  [Subsection (c)(1)-(6)] or Subsection (c)(7) [(c)(8)] or if the
  trustee determines that possessing or exercising the power will or
  may deprive the trust of a tax benefit or impose a tax burden not
  described in Subsection (c). The release may be permanent or for a
  specified period, including a period measured by the life of an
  individual.
         SECTION 21.003.  Section 123.005, Property Code, as amended
  by Chapters 133 (S.B. 918) and 1351 (S.B. 408), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is reenacted and amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 123.005.  BREACH OF FIDUCIARY DUTY:  VENUE. Venue in a
  proceeding brought by the attorney general alleging breach of a
  fiduciary duty by a charitable entity or a fiduciary or managerial
  agent of a charitable trust shall be a court of competent
  jurisdiction in Travis County or in the county where the defendant
  resides or has its principal office.  To the extent of a conflict
  between this section [subsection] and any provision of the Texas
  Probate Code providing for venue of a proceeding brought with
  respect to a charitable trust created by a will that has been
  admitted to probate, this section [subsection] controls.
  ARTICLE 22.  CHANGES RELATING TO SPECIAL DISTRICT LOCAL LAWS CODE
         SECTION 22.001.  Section 1016.053, Special District Local
  Laws Code, is amended to more closely reflect the source law from
  which that section was derived and to conform to Election Code
  requirements to read as follows:
         Sec. 1016.053.  BALLOT PETITION.  A person who wants to have
  the person's name printed on the ballot as a candidate for director
  must file with the board secretary a petition requesting that
  action.  The petition must be:
               (1)  signed by at least 10 registered taxpaying voters;
  and
               (2)  filed by the deadline imposed by Section 144.005,
  Election Code [at least 25 days before the date of the election].
         SECTION 22.002.  (a)  Subchapter B, Chapter 1056, Special
  District Local Laws Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is amended to
  conform to Section 1, Chapter 1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, by adding Section 1056.0515 to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 1056.0515.  QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE. (a)  To be
  qualified to serve as a manager, a person must be:
               (1)  a resident of the district; and
               (2)  a registered voter.
         (b)  A district employee may not serve as a manager.
         (b)  Section 1056.054, Special District Local Laws Code, as
  effective April 1, 2011, is amended to conform to Section 1, Chapter
  1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session,
  2009, to read as follows:
         Sec. 1056.054.  OFFICERS. (a)  The board shall select from
  among the managers a chair and a vice chair [presiding officer, who
  shall preside over the board].
         (b)  The board shall appoint a secretary, who need not be a
  manager [A presiding officer pro tem shall preside in the absence of
  the presiding officer].
         (c)  Each officer of the board serves a one-year term [The
  district administrator or any manager may be appointed secretary].
         (d)  The board shall fill a vacancy in a board office for the
  remainder of the unexpired term.
         (c)  Section 1056.057, Special District Local Laws Code, as
  effective April 1, 2011, is amended to conform to Section 1, Chapter
  1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session,
  2009, to read as follows:
         Sec. 1056.057.  RECORDS OF PROCEEDINGS. [(a)]  The board
  shall require the secretary to keep suitable records of all
  proceedings of each board meeting in accordance with Subchapter B,
  Chapter 551, Government Code.
         [(b)  After each meeting:
               [(1)     the manager presiding at the meeting shall read
  and sign the record; and
               [(2)  the secretary shall attest the record.]
         (d)  Section 1056.058, Special District Local Laws Code, as
  effective April 1, 2011, is amended to conform to Section 1, Chapter
  1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session,
  2009, by adding Subsection (e) to read as follows:
         (e)  The board may pay for the bond with district money.
         (e)  Section 1056.064, Special District Local Laws Code, as
  effective April 1, 2011, is repealed to conform to Section 1,
  Chapter 1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009.
         (f)  Section 1, Chapter 1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is repealed.
         SECTION 22.003.  (a)  Subchapter B, Chapter 1056, Special
  District Local Laws Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is amended to
  conform to Section 2, Chapter 1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, by adding Section 1056.0625 to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 1056.0625.  EMPLOYMENT OF PHYSICIANS AND OTHER HEALTH
  CARE PROVIDERS. (a)  The board may employ physicians or other
  health care providers as the board considers necessary for the
  efficient operation of the district.
         (b)  The board shall adopt and maintain policies to ensure
  that a physician employed under this section exercises independent
  medical judgment when providing care to patients at the hospital
  operated by the district. The policies adopted under this
  subsection must include policies relating to:
               (1)  credentialing;
               (2)  quality assurance;
               (3)  utilization review;
               (4)  peer review;
               (5)  medical decision-making; and
               (6)  due process.
         (c)  A physician employed by the district under this section
  is subject to the same standards and procedures regarding
  credentialing, peer review, quality of care, and privileges as a
  physician not employed by the district.
         (d)  The district shall give equal consideration regarding
  the issuance of credentials and privileges to physicians employed
  by the hospital and physicians not employed by the district.
         (e)  A physician employed by the district shall retain
  independent medical judgment in providing care to patients at the
  hospital operated by the district and may not be penalized for
  reasonably advocating for patient care.
         (f)  This section may not be construed as altering, voiding,
  or prohibiting any relationship between a hospital and a physician,
  including a contract or arrangement with an approved nonprofit
  health corporation that is certified under Section 162.001(b),
  Occupations Code, and that holds a certificate of authority issued
  under Chapter 844, Insurance Code.
         (g)  A contract to employ a physician under this section may
  not include a covenant not to compete on termination of the
  contract.
         (h)  This section may not be construed to authorize the board
  to supervise or control the practice of medicine, as prohibited by
  Subtitle B, Title 3, Occupations Code.
         (b)  Section 2, Chapter 1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is repealed.
         SECTION 22.004.  (a)  Section 1056.201, Special District
  Local Laws Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is amended to conform
  to Section 3, Chapter 1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         Sec. 1056.201.  GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS. The board may
  issue and sell general obligation bonds [as district obligations]
  for any purpose relating to:
               (1)  the purchase, construction, acquisition, repair,
  or renovation of buildings or improvements; and
               (2)  equipping buildings and improvements for hospital
  purposes.
         (b)  The heading to Section 1056.202, Special District Local
  Laws Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is amended to conform to
  Section 3, Chapter 1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         Sec. 1056.202.  TAX TO PAY GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS.
         (c)  Section 1056.203, Special District Local Laws Code, as
  effective April 1, 2011, is amended to conform to Section 3, Chapter
  1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session,
  2009, to read as follows:
         Sec. 1056.203.  GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND ELECTION. (a)  The
  district may issue general obligation bonds only if the bonds are
  authorized by a majority of the district voters voting at an
  election held for that purpose [in accordance with the provisions
  of Chapter 1251, Government Code, relating to county bonds].
         (b)  The board, in ordering the election, shall provide for
  clerks as in county elections and shall specify:
               (1)  the date of the election;
               (2)  the location of the polling places;
               (3)  the presiding and alternate election judges for
  each polling place;
               (4)  the amount of the bonds to be authorized; and
               (5)  the maximum maturity of the bonds.
         (c)  The board shall give notice of the bond election in the
  manner provided by Section 1251.003, Government Code.
         (d)  Chapter 41, Election Code, does not apply to an election
  held under this section.
         (e)  The board shall declare the results of [call] the
  election.
         (d)  Subchapter E, Chapter 1056, Special District Local Laws
  Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is amended to conform to Section
  3, Chapter 1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, by adding Section 1056.2035 to read as follows:
         Sec. 1056.2035.  REVENUE BONDS. (a)  The board may issue
  revenue bonds to:
               (1)  purchase, construct, acquire, repair, renovate,
  or equip buildings or improvements for hospital purposes; or
               (2)  acquire sites to be used for hospital purposes.
         (b)  The bonds must be payable from and secured by a pledge of
  all or part of the revenue derived from the operation of the
  district's hospitals.
         (c)  The bonds may be additionally secured by a mortgage or
  deed of trust lien on all or part of district property.
         (d)  The bonds must be issued in the manner and in accordance
  with the procedures and requirements prescribed by Sections
  264.042, 264.043, 264.046, 264.047, 264.048, and 264.049, Health
  and Safety Code, for issuance of revenue bonds by county hospital
  authorities.
         (e)  Section 3, Chapter 1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is repealed.
         SECTION 22.005.  (a)  Subchapter E, Chapter 1056, Special
  District Local Laws Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is amended to
  conform to Section 4, Chapter 1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, by adding Sections 1056.206 and
  1056.207 to read as follows:
         Sec. 1056.206.  ADDITIONAL MEANS OF SECURING REPAYMENT OF
  BONDS. In addition to the authority to issue general obligation
  bonds and revenue bonds under this subchapter, the board may
  provide for the security and payment of district bonds from a pledge
  of a combination of ad valorem taxes as authorized by Section
  1056.202 and revenue and other sources authorized by Section
  1056.2035.
         Sec. 1056.207.  USE OF BOND PROCEEDS.  The district may use
  the proceeds of bonds issued under this subchapter to pay:
               (1)  any expense the board determines is reasonable and
  necessary to issue, sell, and deliver the bonds;
               (2)  interest payments on the bonds during a period of
  acquisition or construction of a project or facility to be provided
  through the bonds, not to exceed five years;
               (3)  costs related to the operation and maintenance of
  a project or facility to be provided through the bonds:
                     (A)  during an estimated period of acquisition or
  construction, not to exceed five years; and
                     (B)  for one year after the project or facility is
  acquired or constructed;
               (4)  costs related to the financing of the bond funds,
  including debt service reserve and contingency funds;
               (5)  costs related to the bond issuance;
               (6)  costs related to the acquisition of land or
  interests in land for a project or facility to be provided through
  the bonds; and
               (7)  costs of construction of a project or facility to
  be provided through the bonds, including the payment of related
  professional services and expenses.
         (b)  Section 4, Chapter 1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is repealed.
         SECTION 22.006.  (a)  Chapter 1056, Special District Local
  Laws Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is amended to conform to
  Section 5, Chapter 1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2009, by adding Subchapter G to read as follows:
  SUBCHAPTER G. DISSOLUTION
         Sec. 1056.301.  DISSOLUTION; ELECTION. (a)  The district
  may be dissolved only on approval of a majority of the voters of the
  district voting in an election held for that purpose.
         (b)  The board may order an election on the question of
  dissolving the district and disposing of the district's assets and
  obligations.
         (c)  The board shall order an election if the board receives
  a petition requesting an election that is signed by at least 15
  percent of the registered district voters.
         (d)  The order calling the election must state:
               (1)  the nature of the election, including the
  proposition to appear on the ballot;
               (2)  the date of the election;
               (3)  the hours during which the polls will be open; and
               (4)  the location of the polling places.
         (e)  Section 41.001(a), Election Code, does not apply to an
  election ordered under this section.
         Sec. 1056.302.  NOTICE OF ELECTION. (a)  The board shall
  give notice of an election under this subchapter by publishing once
  a week for two consecutive weeks a substantial copy of the election
  order in a newspaper with general circulation in the district.
         (b)  The first publication of the notice must appear not
  later than the 35th day before the date of the election.
         Sec. 1056.303.  BALLOT.  The ballot for an election under
  this subchapter must be printed to permit voting for or against the
  proposition:  "The dissolution of the Martin County Hospital
  District."
         Sec. 1056.304.  ELECTION RESULTS. (a)  If a majority of the
  votes in an election under this subchapter favor dissolution, the
  board shall find that the district is dissolved.
         (b)  If a majority of the votes in the election do not favor
  dissolution, the board shall continue to administer the district
  and another election on the question of dissolution may not be held
  before the first anniversary of the date of the most recent election
  on the question of dissolution.
         Sec. 1056.305.  TRANSFER OR ADMINISTRATION OF ASSETS.
  (a)  If a majority of the votes in the election held under this
  subchapter favor dissolution, the board shall:
               (1)  transfer the land, buildings, improvements,
  equipment, and other assets that belong to the district to Martin
  County or another governmental entity in Martin County; or
               (2)  administer the property, assets, and debts until
  all money has been disposed of and all district debts have been paid
  or settled.
         (b)  If the district makes the transfer under Subsection
  (a)(1), the county or entity assumes all debts and obligations of
  the district at the time of the transfer, and the district is
  dissolved.
         (c)  If Subsection (a)(1) does not apply and the board
  administers the property, assets, and debts of the district under
  Subsection (a)(2), the district is dissolved when all money has
  been disposed of and all district debts have been paid or settled.
         Sec. 1056.306.  IMPOSITION OF TAX AND RETURN OF SURPLUS
  TAXES. (a)  After the board finds that the district is dissolved,
  the board shall:
               (1)  determine the debt owed by the district; and
               (2)  impose on the property included in the district's
  tax rolls a tax that is in proportion of the debt to the property
  value.
         (b)  On the payment of all outstanding debts and obligations
  of the district, the board shall order the secretary to return to
  each district taxpayer the taxpayer's pro rata share of all unused
  tax money.
         (c)  A taxpayer may request that the taxpayer's share of
  surplus tax money be credited to the taxpayer's county taxes. If a
  taxpayer requests the credit, the board shall direct the secretary
  to transmit the money to the county tax assessor-collector.
         Sec. 1056.307.  REPORT; DISSOLUTION ORDER. (a)  After the
  district has paid all its debts and has disposed of all its money
  and other assets as prescribed by this subchapter, the board shall
  file a written report with the Commissioners Court of Martin County
  summarizing the board's actions in dissolving the district.
         (b)  Not later than the 10th day after the date the
  Commissioners Court of Martin County receives the report and
  determines that the requirements of this subchapter have been
  fulfilled, the commissioners court shall enter an order dissolving
  the district and releasing the board from any further duty or
  obligation.
         (b)  Section 5, Chapter 1410 (H.B. 4730), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is repealed.
         SECTION 22.007.  (a)  Subchapter C, Chapter 1063, Special
  District Local Laws Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is amended to
  conform to Section 1, Chapter 1402 (H.B. 1517), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, by adding Section 1063.1175 to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 1063.1175. ADDITIONAL POWERS RELATED TO INDIGENT
  HEALTH CARE. In addition to the powers otherwise provided by this
  chapter, the district may exercise any power granted to a county or
  a public hospital by Sections 61.035, 61.057, 61.058, and 61.059,
  Health and Safety Code, as those sections existed on September 30,
  2009, including the power to require a person to comply with a
  corresponding duty.
         (b)  Section 1, Chapter 1402 (H.B. 1517), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is repealed.
         SECTION 22.008.  (a)  Subchapter E, Chapter 1067, Special
  District Local Laws Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is amended to
  conform to Section 1, Chapter 641 (H.B. 1686), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, by adding Sections 1067.209 and
  1067.210 to read as follows:
         Sec. 1067.209.  ADDITIONAL MEANS OF SECURING REPAYMENT OF
  BONDS.  In addition to the authority to issue general obligation
  bonds and revenue bonds under this subchapter, the board may
  provide for the security and payment of district bonds from a pledge
  of a combination of ad valorem taxes as authorized by Section
  1067.202 and revenue and other sources authorized by Section
  1067.206.
         Sec. 1067.210.  USE OF BOND PROCEEDS. The district may use
  the proceeds of bonds issued under this subchapter to pay:
               (1)  any expense the board determines is reasonable and
  necessary to issue, sell, and deliver the bonds;
               (2)  interest payments on the bonds during a period of
  acquisition or construction of a project or facility to be provided
  through the bonds, not to exceed five years;
               (3)  costs related to the operation and maintenance of
  a project or facility to be provided through the bonds:
                     (A)  during an estimated period of acquisition or
  construction, not to exceed five years; and
                     (B)  for one year after the project or facility is
  acquired or constructed;
               (4)  costs related to the financing of the bond funds,
  including debt service reserve and contingency funds;
               (5)  costs related to the bond issuance;
               (6)  costs related to the acquisition of land or
  interests in land for a project or facility to be provided through
  the bonds; and
               (7)  costs of construction of a project or facility to
  be provided through the bonds, including the payment of related
  professional services and expenses.
         (b)  Section 1, Chapter 641 (H.B. 1686), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is repealed.
         SECTION 22.009.  (a)  Section 1067.157(a), Special District
  Local Laws Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is amended to conform
  to Section 2, Chapter 641 (H.B. 1686), Acts of the 81st Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         (a)  The board may borrow money at a rate not to exceed the
  maximum annual percentage rate allowed by law for district
  obligations at the time the loan is made [if the board declares
  that:
               [(1)     money is not available to meet authorized
  obligations of the district; and
               [(2)  an emergency exists].
         (b)  Section 2, Chapter 641 (H.B. 1686), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is repealed.
         SECTION 22.010.  Section 1067.157(d), Special District
  Local Laws Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is repealed to conform
  to Section 3, Chapter 641 (H.B. 1686), Acts of the 81st Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2009.
         SECTION 22.011.  (a)  Chapter 1073, Special District Local
  Laws Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is amended to conform to
  Article 2, Chapter 876 (S.B. 2517), Acts of the 81st Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2009, by adding Subchapter H to read as follows:
  SUBCHAPTER H. DISSOLUTION OF NORTH RUNNELS COUNTY HOSPITAL
  DISTRICT ON CREATION OF RUNNELS COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
         Sec. 1073.351.  DISSOLUTION; ELECTION. (a)  The board may
  order an election on the question of the dissolution of the
  district, creation of the Runnels County Hospital District,
  transfer of the district's assets and obligations to the Runnels
  County Hospital District, and assumption of the district's
  outstanding debts by the Runnels County Hospital District.
         (b)  The board shall order the election if:
               (1)  the board receives a petition requesting an
  election that is signed by at least 50 of the district's registered
  voters; or
               (2)  the board receives notice that the board of
  directors of the Ballinger Memorial Hospital District intends to
  order an election to dissolve the Ballinger Memorial Hospital
  District and create the Runnels County Hospital District under
  Subchapter D-1, Chapter 1004.
         (c)  If the board intends to hold an election under this
  subchapter, the board shall notify the board of directors of the
  Ballinger Memorial Hospital District and the Runnels County
  Commissioners Court of that intention.
         (d)  The election held under this subchapter shall be held on
  the same date as the election to dissolve the Ballinger Memorial
  Hospital District and create the Runnels County Hospital District
  under Subchapter D-1, Chapter 1004, and the election in the portion
  of the county not included in a hospital district to create the
  Runnels County Hospital District. The board shall coordinate with
  the board of directors of the Ballinger Memorial Hospital District
  and the Commissioners Court of Runnels County in setting the
  election date under this section.
         (e)  The order calling the election must state:
               (1)  the nature of the election, including the
  proposition that is to appear on the ballot;
               (2)  the date of the election;
               (3)  the hours during which the polls will be open; and
               (4)  the location of the polling places.
         (f)  Section 41.001, Election Code, does not apply to an
  election ordered under this section.
         Sec. 1073.352.  NOTICE OF ELECTION. (a)  The board shall
  give notice of an election under this subchapter by publishing a
  substantial copy of the election order in a newspaper with general
  circulation in the district once a week for two consecutive weeks.
         (b)  The first publication must appear not later than the
  35th day before the date set for the election.
         Sec. 1073.353.  BALLOT. The ballot for an election under
  this subchapter must be printed to permit voting for or against the
  proposition: "The dissolution of the North Runnels County Hospital
  District and the creation of the Runnels County Hospital District,
  providing for the imposition of an ad valorem tax at a rate not to
  exceed ____ cents (insert any rate not to exceed 75 cents) on each
  $100 valuation of taxable property in Runnels County, and providing
  for the transfer to and assumption by the Runnels County Hospital
  District of all outstanding bonds and other obligations issued for
  hospital purposes by the North Runnels County Hospital District,
  Runnels County, and any part of a municipality located in Runnels
  County, and the transfer of the existing North Runnels County
  Hospital District's assets to the Runnels County Hospital
  District."
         Sec. 1073.354.  ELECTION RESULTS. (a)  The board shall find
  that the district is dissolved if:
               (1)  a majority of the votes in an election under this
  section favor dissolution of the district and creation of the
  Runnels County Hospital District;
               (2)  a majority of the votes in an election held on the
  same date under Subchapter D-1, Chapter 1004, favor dissolution of
  the Ballinger Memorial Hospital District and creation of the
  Runnels County Hospital District; and
               (3)  a cumulative majority of the votes in all three
  elections held on the question of creating the Runnels County
  Hospital District favor creation of the district.
         (b)  If a majority of the votes in either election under
  Subsection (a)(1) or (2) do not favor dissolution of the district
  and creation of the Runnels County Hospital District, or if a
  cumulative majority of the votes in all three elections held on the
  question of creating the Runnels County Hospital District do not
  favor creation of the district, the board shall continue to
  administer the district, and another election on the question of
  dissolution under this section may not be held before the first
  anniversary of the date of the most recent election under this
  section to dissolve the district.
         Sec. 1073.355.  TRANSFER OR ADMINISTRATION OF ASSETS.
  (a)  If a majority of the votes in both elections under
  Sections 1073.354(a)(1) and (2) favor dissolution of the district
  and creation of the Runnels County Hospital District, and a
  cumulative majority of the votes in all three elections held on the
  question of creating the Runnels County Hospital District favor
  creation of the district, the board shall transfer the land,
  buildings, improvements, equipment, and other assets belonging to
  the district to the Runnels County Hospital District.
         (b)  On the date the district makes the transfer under
  Subsection (a), the Runnels County Hospital District assumes all
  debts and obligations of the district at the time of the transfer.
  The district is dissolved at the time of the transfer and the board
  is released from any further duty or obligation.
         Sec. 1073.356.  REFERENCE IN OTHER LAW.  On the dissolution
  of the North Runnels County Hospital District and the approval of
  the creation of the Runnels County Hospital District, a reference
  in any law to the North Runnels County Hospital District means the
  Runnels County Hospital District.
         Sec. 1073.357.  EXPIRATION.  If the dissolution of the North
  Runnels County Hospital District and creation of the Runnels County
  Hospital District are not approved at an election held not later
  than June 19, 2014, this subchapter expires.
         (b)  Article 2, Chapter 876 (S.B. 2517), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is repealed.
         SECTION 22.012.  (a)  Section 1083.051, Special District
  Local Laws Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is amended to conform
  to Section 1, Chapter 570 (S.B. 2093), Acts of the 81st Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         Sec. 1083.051.  BOARD ELECTION; TERM. (a)  The district is
  governed by a board of five directors elected as follows:
               (1)  two directors are elected from each commissioners
  precinct included in the district; and
               (2)  one director is elected from the district at large
  [from single-member voting precincts].
         (b)  Unless four-year terms are established under Section
  285.081, Health and Safety Code:
               (1)  directors serve staggered two-year terms; and
               (2)  a directors' election shall be held each year on
  the May uniform election date prescribed by Section 41.001,
  Election Code, to elect the appropriate number of directors [on the
  date that the election of public school trustees is held].
         (b)  Section 1083.052, Special District Local Laws Code, as
  effective April 1, 2011, is amended to conform to Section 1,
  Chapter 570 (S.B. 2093), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         Sec. 1083.052.  NOTICE OF ELECTION.  Notice [At least 10 days
  before the date] of a directors' election[, notice of the election]
  shall be published [one time] in a newspaper of general circulation
  in Wheeler County in accordance with Section 4.003, Election Code.
         (c)  Section 1083.053, Special District Local Laws Code, as
  effective April 1, 2011, is amended to conform to Section 1,
  Chapter 570 (S.B. 2093), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         Sec. 1083.053.  BALLOT APPLICATION [PETITION]. A person
  seeking to have the person's name printed on the ballot as a
  candidate for director must file an application in accordance with
  Chapter 144, Election Code, with the board secretary [a petition
  requesting that action]. [The petition must be:
               [(1)     signed by not fewer than five registered voters
  who reside in the voting precinct the candidate seeks to represent;
  and
               [(2)     filed at least 25 days before the date of the
  election.]
         (d)  Section 1083.054, Special District Local Laws Code, as
  effective April 1, 2011, is amended to conform to Section 1,
  Chapter 570 (S.B. 2093), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         Sec. 1083.054.  QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE. (a) A person may
  not be elected or appointed as a director unless the person is:
               (1)  [is] a resident of the district [voting precinct
  the person is elected or appointed to represent];
               (2)  a registered voter [owns property in the district
  subject to taxation]; and
               (3)  [is] more than 18 years of age at the time of
  election or appointment.
         (b)  A person who is elected from a commissioners precinct or
  who is appointed to fill a vacancy for a commissioners precinct must
  be a resident of that precinct.
         (c)  A district employee may not serve as a director.
         (e)  Section 1, Chapter 570 (S.B. 2093), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is repealed.
         SECTION 22.013.  (a)  Section 1083.152, Special District
  Local Laws Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is amended to conform
  to Section 2, Chapter 570 (S.B. 2093), Acts of the 81st Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2009, to read as follows:
         Sec. 1083.152.  FISCAL YEAR. (a)  The district operates on
  a fiscal year established by the board [that begins on October 1 and
  ends on September 30].
         (b)  The fiscal year may not be changed:
               (1)  if revenue bonds are outstanding; or
               (2)  more than once in a 24-month period.
         (b)  Section 2, Chapter 570 (S.B. 2093), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is repealed.
         SECTION 22.014.  (a)  Subchapter E, Chapter 1083, Special
  District Local Laws Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is amended to
  conform to Section 3, Chapter 570 (S.B. 2093), Acts of the 81st
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, by adding Section 1083.2045 to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 1083.2045.  REVENUE BONDS. (a)  The board may issue
  revenue bonds to:
               (1)  purchase, construct, acquire, repair, renovate,
  or equip buildings or improvements for hospital system purposes; or
               (2)  acquire sites to be used for hospital system
  purposes.
         (b)  The bonds must be payable from and secured by a pledge of
  all or part of the revenue derived from the operation of the
  district's hospitals.
         (c)  The bonds may be additionally secured by a mortgage or
  deed of trust lien on all or part of the district property.
         (d)  The bonds must be issued in the manner and in accordance
  with the procedures and requirements prescribed by Sections
  264.042, 264.043, and 264.046-264.049, Health and Safety Code, for
  issuance of revenue bonds by a county hospital authority.
         (b)  Subchapter E, Chapter 1083, Special District Local Laws
  Code, as effective April 1, 2011, is amended to conform to Section
  3, Chapter 570 (S.B. 2093), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2009, by adding Sections 1083.207 and 1083.208 to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 1083.207.  ADDITIONAL MEANS OF SECURING REPAYMENT OF
  BONDS. (a)  In addition to the authority to issue general
  obligation bonds and revenue bonds under this subchapter, the board
  may provide for the security and payment of district bonds from a
  pledge of a combination of ad valorem taxes as authorized by Section
  1083.202 and revenue and other sources as authorized by Section
  1083.2045.
         (b)  Bonds, other than refunding bonds, that the board
  proposes to secure wholly or partly by an ad valorem tax must be
  approved at an election held in the district in accordance with
  Section 1083.203.
         Sec. 1083.208.  USE OF BOND PROCEEDS. The district may use
  the proceeds of bonds issued under this subchapter to pay:
               (1)  any expense the board determines is reasonable and
  necessary to issue, sell, and deliver the bonds;
               (2)  interest payments on the bonds during a period of
  acquisition or construction of a project or facility to be provided
  through the bonds, not to exceed five years;
               (3)  costs related to the operation and maintenance of
  a project or facility to be provided through the bonds:
                     (A)  during an estimated period of acquisition or
  construction, not to exceed five years; and
                     (B)  for one year after the project or facility is
  acquired or constructed;
               (4)  costs related to the financing of the bond funds,
  including debt service reserve and contingency funds;
               (5)  costs related to the bond issuance;
               (6)  co