Senate Bills Returned from House with Amendments for 5/24/2011

SENATE BILLS RETURNED FROM HOUSE WITH AMENDMENTS



Tuesday

May 24, 2011




SB 5 Zaffirini SP: Branch

Relating to the administration and business affairs of public institutions of higher education.


SB 17 Carona/ et al. SP: Truitt

Relating to the regulation of residential mortgage loan servicers; providing an administrative penalty.


SB 20 Williams/ et al. SP: Strama/ et al.

Relating to a grant program for certain natural gas motor vehicles.


SB 71 Nelson SP: Raymond

Relating to certain reports submitted and analyses conducted regarding health and human services.


SB 78 Nelson SP: Laubenberg

Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies.


SB 89 Lucio/ et al. SP: Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts.


SB 144 West SP: Thompson/ et al.

Relating to allowing a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision to be eligible for a pardon.


SB 167 West SP: Veasey/ et al.

Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files after an individual receives a pardon or a grant of certain other relief with respect to the offense for which the individual was arrested.


SB 176 Huffman SP: Branch

Relating to student eligibility for tuition rebates offered by general academic teaching institutions.


SB 181 Shapiro/ Seliger/ Watson/ et al. SP: Laubenberg/ et al.

Relating to the calculation and reporting of water usage by municipalities and water utilities for state water planning and other purposes.


SB 209 Zaffirini SP: Walle

Relating to juvenile case managers.


SB 218 Nelson SP: Dukes

Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the operation of the child protective services and foster care systems.


SB 220 Nelson SP: Naishtat

Relating to guardianships, including the assessment of prospective wards for, and the provision of, guardianship services by the Department of Aging and Disability Services.


SB 221 Nelson SP: Gonzalez, Naomi

Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services, including protective services and investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation for certain adults who are elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty.


SB 222 Nelson SP: Raymond

Relating to access to certain long-term care services and supports under the medical assistance program.


SB 223 Nelson SP: Gonzalez, Naomi

Relating to certain facilities and care providers, including providers under the state Medicaid program; providing penalties.


SB 229 Nelson SP: King, Susan/ et al.

Relating to newborn hearing screenings and hearing services for certain children.


SB 249 Estes SP: Orr

Relating to the composition of the Finance Commission of Texas.


SB 303 Nichols SP: Scott/ et al.

Relating to health care services provided or paid by a hospital district.


SB 322 Carona SP: Deshotel

Relating to the requirements for reinsurance contracts covering title insurance policies issued in this state.


SB 332 Fraser/ et al. SP: Ritter

Relating to the ownership of groundwater below the surface of land, the right to produce that groundwater, and the management of groundwater in this state.


SB 341 Uresti/ et al. SP: Menendez/ et al.

Relating to authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District; providing a penalty.


SB 349 Eltife SP: Hopson

Relating to the hotel occupancy tax rate in certain municipalities.


SB 377 Huffman/ Patrick/ et al. SP: Riddle/ et al.

Relating to the murder of a child as a capital offense.


SB 385 Williams/ et al. SP: Otto/ et al.

Relating to the creation of an alternative fuel program to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund.


SB 408 Estes SP: Keffer

Relating to inspection of and the operation of watercraft on the John Graves Scenic Riverway; providing for the imposition of a criminal penalty.


SB 425 Carona/ et al. SP: Hancock

Relating to property and casualty certificates of insurance and approval of property and casualty certificate of insurance forms by the Texas Department of Insurance; providing penalties.


SB 438 Nelson SP: Geren

Relating to the number of days a winery may sell wine under a winery festival permit.


SB 469 Nelson/ et al. SP: Patrick, Diane

Relating to the collection of unpaid tolls by a regional tollway authority.


SB 479 Estes SP: Miller, Sid

Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for farm animal activities.


SB 480 Hegar SP: Gallego

Relating to certain appeals from judgments of municipal courts of record.


SB 502 West SP: Thompson

Relating to determinations of paternity; creating an offense.


SB 548 Nichols/ Davis/ Watson/ et al. SP: Darby/ et al.

Relating to the environmental review process for transportation projects.


SB 563 Jackson SP: Torres

Relating to information regarding job matching services provided by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing a criminal penalty.


SB 594 Van de Putte/ et al. SP: Zerwas

Relating to certain procedures applicable to electronic prescriptions for Schedule II controlled substances.


SB 629 Hegar/ et al. SP: Isaac

Relating to the Ranch at Clear Fork Creek Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 660 Hinojosa/ Hegar SP: Ritter

Relating to the review and functions of the Texas Water Development Board, including the functions of the board and related entities in connection with the process for establishing and appealing desired future conditions in a groundwater management area.


SB 663 Nichols/ Hegar SP: Anchia

Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Committee of Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Instruments; providing an administrative penalty.


SB 683 Huffman/ et al. SP: Bonnen

Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Gulf Coast Water Authority.


SB 694 West SP: Smith, Wayne/ et al.

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


SB 701 Watson SP: Strama/ et al.

Relating to high-value data sets of state agencies posted on the Internet.


SB 731 Nichols SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the attorney general's legal sufficiency review of a comprehensive development agreement.


SB 736 Hinojosa SP: Dukes/ et al.

Relating to membership of local school health advisory councils.


SB 747 Carona SP: Hamilton

Relating to the professions regulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission.


SB 760 West SP: Turner

Relating to the term of interlocal contracts.


SB 761 West SP: Truitt

Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals associated with nonprofit fraternal organizations.


SB 762 Carona SP: Paxton

Relating to the transfer of an ad valorem tax lien; providing for the imposition of an administrative penalty.


SB 767 Ellis SP: Alvarado

Relating to the regulation of certain residential mortgage foreclosure consulting services; providing a criminal penalty.


SB 773 Zaffirini/ et al. SP: Gallego/ et al.

Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers.


SB 781 Carona SP: Cook

Relating to the repeal of certain legislative oversight committees.


SB 789 Harris/ et al. SP: Thompson

Relating to the duration of a protective order against family violence.


SB 802 Hegar SP: Hunter

Relating to allowing the Aransas County Commissioners Court to charge interest on assessments for certain county road improvements.


SB 803 Hegar SP: Hunter

Relating to venue projects in certain counties.


SB 804 Hegar SP: Hunter

Relating to the use of revenue from the hotel occupancy tax by certain counties.


SB 810 Hinojosa SP: Hunter

Relating to the boundaries of the Ingleside Cove Wildlife Sanctuary.


SB 812 Zaffirini SP: Raymond

Relating to the resumption of employment by certain retirees within the Texas Municipal Retirement System.


SB 819 Harris/ et al. SP: Thompson

Relating to family violence and protective orders.


SB 859 Duncan/ Hegar/ Nelson SP: Smithee

Relating to small and large employer health group cooperatives.


SB 917 Wentworth SP: Miller, Doug

Relating to emergency service districts.


SB 924 Carona SP: Keffer

Relating to energy efficiency reports by municipally owned utilities and electric cooperatives.


SB 932 Williams SP: Eiland

Relating to oyster beds and shells and an oyster shell recovery and replacement program.


SB 942 Watson SP: Lucio III

Relating to the creation and financing of the Lakeway Regional Medical Center Defined Area in Travis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 17; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.


SB 943 Carona SP: Anchia

Relating to the classification, use, and regulation of electric energy storage equipment or facilities.


SB 988 Van de Putte SP: Larson/ et al.

Relating to the creation of a cybersecurity, education, and economic development council.


SB 993 Uresti SP: Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to certain arrangements to provide care for a child during an investigation of abuse or neglect.


SB 1000 Eltife/ Hinojosa/ Van de Putte/ Williams/ et al. SP: Geren/ et al.

Relating to self-directed and semi-independent status of the Texas Real Estate Commission; making an appropriation.


SB 1010 Huffman/ et al. SP: Workman/ et al.

Relating to providing a victim, guardian of a victim, or close relative of a deceased victim with notice of a plea bargain agreement in certain criminal cases.


SB 1026 Harris SP: Naishtat

Relating to the powers and duties of an attorney ad litem appointed for a parent or an alleged father in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.


SB 1035 Williams SP: Harless

Relating to motor vehicle title services; providing penalties.


SB 1068 Ellis SP: Guillen

Relating to the lease of certain state parking facilities to other persons.


SB 1094 Rodriguez SP: Strama

Relating to the availability of online testing for high school equivalency examinations.


SB 1114 Wentworth SP: Smith, Todd

Relating to the regulation of driver training schools and instructors.


SB 1124 Carona SP: Truitt/ et al.

Relating to licensing and regulation of certain persons involved in residential mortgage lending pursuant to the Texas Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2009; providing penalties.


SB 1134 Hegar SP: Craddick

Relating to the issuance of permits for certain facilities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.


SB 1169 Carona SP: Hamilton

Relating to the regulation of providers, administrators, and sellers of service contracts and identity recovery service contracts; providing penalties.


SB 1178 Nelson SP: Raymond

Relating to the regulation of certain shelter day-care facilities, child-care facilities, and individuals providing child-care services, and access to certain criminal history record information; providing an administrative penalty.


SB 1179 Nelson SP: Harper-Brown

Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education and other obsolete provisions of law.


SB 1185 Nichols SP: Gooden

Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax for the operation and maintenance of a fairground in the county.


SB 1196 Rodriguez SP: Hartnett

Relating to guardianships and alternatives to guardianship for persons who have physical disabilities or who are incapacitated.


SB 1198 Rodriguez SP: Hartnett

Relating to decedents' estates.


SB 1209 Whitmire SP: Marquez/ et al.

Relating to the detention of certain juvenile offenders.


SB 1216 Estes SP: Hartnett

Relating to determination of the validity and enforceability of a contract containing an arbitration agreement in suits for dissolution of marriage and certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.


SB 1233 West SP: Coleman

Relating to the promotion of efficiencies in and the administration of certain district court and county services and functions.


SB 1234 West SP: Dutton

Relating to municipal management districts.


SB 1250 Lucio SP: Lozano

Relating to the applicability of certain restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities.


SB 1251 Gallegos SP: Alvarado

Relating to the board of directors of the Greater East End Management District.


SB 1271 Duncan SP: Perry

Relating to alternative dispute resolution systems established by counties.


SB 1331 Watson/ et al. SP: Gallego

Relating to criminal offenses regarding the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor and providing alcoholic beverages to a minor.


SB 1386 Lucio SP: Oliveira

Relating to the refusal to register motor vehicles by a county assessor-collector or the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.


SB 1413 Hegar SP: Kleinschmidt

Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax and to the rate of the tax.


SB 1416 Hinojosa/ et al. SP: Gallego/ et al.

Relating to the creation of the offense of possession, manufacture, transportation, repair, or sale of a tire deflation device; providing criminal penalties.


SB 1422 Nelson/ et al. SP: Solomons

Relating to coordinated county transportation authorities; creating an offense.


SB 1449 Zaffirini SP: Raymond

Relating to an alternative method of satisfying certain licensing requirements for chemical dependency treatment facilities.


SB 1477 Hegar SP: Kleinschmidt

Relating to differential pay and benefits for certain employees of emergency services districts who are members of the armed forces.


SB 1504 Seliger/ Hinojosa SP: Lewis

Relating to the disposal of waste at the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact waste disposal facility.


SB 1543 Wentworth SP: Larson

Relating to the authority of an independent school district to invest in corporate bonds.


SB 1600 Whitmire SP: King, Phil/ et al.

Relating to the registration of peace officers as private security officers.


SB 1616 West SP: Gallego/ et al.

Relating to the collection, storage, preservation, analysis, retrieval, and destruction of biological evidence.


SB 1636 Davis/ et al. SP: McClendon

Relating to the collection, analysis, and preservation of sexual assault or DNA evidence.


SB 1649 Watson/ et al. SP: Margo

Relating to a grant program to support the prosecution of certain crimes.


SB 1686 Ellis SP: Anchia

Relating to group health benefits coverage for persons wrongfully imprisoned.


SB 1714 Duncan SP: Chisum

Relating to certain actions against an employer by an employee who is not covered by workers' compensation insurance.


SB 1717 Duncan/ et al. SP: Lewis/ et al.

Relating to the operation and administration of the judicial branch of state government.


SB 1732 Van de Putte SP: Guillen

Relating to authorizing the adjutant general to operate post exchanges on state military property.


SB 1733 Van de Putte SP: Menendez

Relating to the occupational licensing of spouses of members of the military.


SB 1736 Van de Putte/ et al. SP: Castro/ et al.

Relating to the establishment of the College Credit for Heroes program.


SB 1760 Lucio SP: Oliveira

Relating to notice of water and wastewater requirements before certain sales of certain residential properties.


SB 1909 Lucio SP: Oliveira

Relating to The University of Texas at Brownsville, including its partnership agreement with the Texas Southmost College District.


SB 1910 Rodriguez/ et al. SP: Margo/ et al.

Relating to the delay of the transition to competition in the Western Electricity Coordinating Council service area and to net metering and energy efficiency goals and programs for utilities in that area.