Supplemental House Calendar

Wednesday, April 27, 2011



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SB 646              Nichols / Hegar

SP: Cook

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Forest Service.

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SB 692              Estes

SP: Miller, Doug

Relating to exemptions from groundwater conservation district permit requirements.

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HB 1451             Thompson / Pitts / Rodriguez, Eddie / Lucio III / Branch / et al.

Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain dog and cat breeders; providing penalties.

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HB 1933             Smith, Wayne / Cook / Dutton / et al.

Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties.

HB 2342             Truitt

Relating to certain violations of and offenses under The Securities Act; providing penalties.

HB 2495             Hernandez Luna

Relating to cemeteries and perpetual care cemetery corporations; providing a penalty.

HB 2133             Solomons

Relating to the Public Utility Commission of Texas' authority to disgorge revenue obtained as a result of certain violations; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 127              Alvarado / King, Susan / Lucio III / Zerwas / Patrick, Diane / et al.

Relating to the types of beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses.

HB 2575             Phillips

Relating to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles' electronic lien system.

HB 2624             Sheffield

Relating to procedures applicable in circumstances involving family violence or other criminal conduct and military personnel.

HB 38               Menendez

Relating to the criminal penalty for and certain civil consequences of damaging property with graffiti.

HB 273              Zerwas / Kolkhorst / et al.

Relating to creation of a study committee for the Interstate Health Care Compact.

HB 598              Jackson, Jim / Otto / Flynn

Relating to requiring certain applicants for motor vehicle registration to provide proof that the applicant holds a valid driver's license.

HB 736              Patrick, Diane / Branch / et al.

Relating to required online information regarding public institutions of higher education.

HB 1029             Carter

Relating to the conditions of release on bond for certain defendants charged with the offense of burglary.

HB 1648             Smith, Wayne

Relating to the purchase of plastic bulk merchandise containers by certain businesses; providing a civil penalty.

HB 1812             Phillips

Relating to the type of newspaper required for publication of notice in certain counties.

HB 2403             Otto / Hilderbran / Villarreal / Naishtat / Branch

Relating to retailers engaged in business in this state for purposes of sales and use taxes.

HB 2476             Harless / Hilderbran / Villarreal / Ritter

Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory; providing penalties.

HB 2482             Pena / Gallego / Guillen / et al.

Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain offenses involving theft.

HB 2623             Beck

Relating to certain energy security technologies for critical governmental facilities.

HB 3272             Burnam / Chisum

Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program.

HB 1146             Kuempel / et al.

Relating to the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies and the composition of the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board; providing penalties.

HB 1853             Hamilton

Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty.

HB 2004             Bonnen

Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.

HB 2229             Coleman / Naishtat / Marquez

Relating to the creation of the Texas HIV Medication Advisory Committee.

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HB 956              Marquez / Munoz, Jr. / Garza

Relating to the state fire marshal's investigation of the death of a firefighter who dies in the line of duty or in connection with an on-duty incident.

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HB 150              Solomons

Relating to the composition of the districts for the election of members of the Texas House of Representatives.




C.S.H.B. 150


SECTION 1.  During second reading and third reading consideration of the bill:

                        (a)  No proposed amendment, amendment to the amendment, or substitute amendment changing any district is eligible for consideration unless five copies of an amendment packet prepared by the Texas Legislative Council (TLC) has been submitted to the chief clerk.  The amendment packet is not required to contain a textual description of the amendment but must include:

                                    (1)   maps as prepared by TLC indicating the changes made by the amendment;  and

                                    (2)  standard reports for the amendment prepared by TLC that indicate population, voter data, and incumbent locations for the districts affected by the amendment.

                        (b)  No proposed amendment, amendment to the amendment, or substitute amendment is eligible for consideration if:

                                    (1)  any district in the amendment contains parts that are not contiguous; or

                                    (2)  adoption of the amendment would result in:

                                                (A) any unassigned or overlapping geography in the overall redistricting plan under consideration; or

                                                (B) a number of districts other than 150 in the overall plan.

            SECTION 2.  An amendment packet for each original amendment changing any district that will be offered during second reading consideration of the bill must be filed with the chief clerk by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2011.