Tuesday, May 10, 2011




********** SENATE AMENDMENTS **********

Senate amendment printings:

ELIGIBLE AT 1:00 PM MAY 6, 2011:

HB 699              Deshotel

Relating to the funding of port security, facility projects, and port studies.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:30 AM MAY 7, 2011:

HB 2035             Hamilton

Relating to the temporary relocation of an alcoholic beverage distributor's or wholesaler's premises during a period of emergency and delivery of alcoholic beverages to a distributor's or wholesaler's premises.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 4 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:40 AM MAY 7, 2011:

HB 1674             Jackson, Jim

Relating to procedures for establishment, modification, and enforcement of child support obligations.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 16 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:50 AM MAY 7, 2011:

HB 2271             Anchia

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission, the abolishment of the Equine Research Account Advisory Committee, and the authority of Texas AgriLife Research; providing an administrative penalty.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 18 pages total.



********** CONFERENCE COMMITTEE **********

Conference Committee Reports:

ELIGIBLE AT 6:10 PM MAY 6, 2011:

SB 14               Fraser / Birdwell / Carona / Deuell / Duncan / et al.

SP: Harless / Taylor, Larry / Pena / Truitt / Smith, Todd / et al.

Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties.


The Senate requests the appointment of a conference committee on:

SB 28               Zaffirini / et al.

SP: Branch / Villarreal / Aycock / Howard, Donna / Hunter

Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant and to administration of the TEXAS grant program.
(Senate Conferees: Zaffirini, Ch./Carona/Duncan/Eltife/Watson)

SB 313              Seliger

SP: Price

Relating to priority groundwater management areas.
(Senate Conferees: Seliger, Ch./Watson/Duncan/Eltife/Hinojosa)

SB 1420             Hinojosa / Hegar / Nichols

SP: Harper-Brown / Phillips / Pickett / Bonnen

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation; providing penalties.
(Senate Conferees: Hinojosa, Ch./Nichols/Nelson/Williams/Hegar)

SB 201              Uresti / et al.

SP: Callegari

Relating to the calculation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran for the tax year in which the veteran qualifies or ceases to qualify for an exemption from taxation of the homestead.
(Senate Conferees: Uresti, Ch./Wentworth/Williams/Birdwell/Hinojosa)