SENATE BILLS RETURNED FROM HOUSE WITH AMENDMENTS
May 24, 2011
Relating to the administration and business affairs of public institutions of higher education.
Relating to the regulation of residential mortgage loan servicers; providing an administrative penalty.
Relating to a grant program for certain natural gas motor vehicles.
Relating to certain reports submitted and analyses conducted regarding health and human services.
Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies.
Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts.
Relating to allowing a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision to be eligible for a pardon.
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.
Relating to student eligibility for tuition rebates offered by general academic teaching institutions.
Relating to the calculation and reporting of water usage by municipalities and water utilities for state water planning and other purposes.
Relating to juvenile case managers.
Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the operation of the child protective services and foster care systems.
Relating to guardianships, including the assessment of prospective wards for, and the provision of, guardianship services by the Department of Aging and Disability Services.
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.
Relating to access to certain long-term care services and supports under the medical assistance program.
Relating to certain facilities and care providers, including providers under the state Medicaid program; providing penalties.
Relating to newborn hearing screenings and hearing services for certain children.
Relating to the composition of the Finance Commission of Texas.
Relating to health care services provided or paid by a hospital district.
Relating to the requirements for reinsurance contracts covering title insurance policies issued in this state.
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.
Relating to authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District; providing a penalty.
Relating to the hotel occupancy tax rate in certain municipalities.
Relating to the murder of a child as a capital offense.
Relating to the creation of an alternative fuel program to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund.
Relating to inspection of and the operation of watercraft on the John Graves Scenic Riverway; providing for the imposition of a criminal penalty.
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.
Relating to the number of days a winery may sell wine under a winery festival permit.
Relating to the collection of unpaid tolls by a regional tollway authority.
Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for farm animal activities.
Relating to certain appeals from judgments of municipal courts of record.
Relating to determinations of paternity; creating an offense.
Relating to the environmental review process for transportation projects.
Relating to information regarding job matching services provided by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing a criminal penalty.
Relating to certain procedures applicable to electronic prescriptions for Schedule II controlled substances.
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.
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.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Committee of Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Instruments; providing an administrative penalty.
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Gulf Coast Water Authority.
Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties.
Relating to high-value data sets of state agencies posted on the Internet.
Relating to the attorney general's legal sufficiency review of a comprehensive development agreement.
Relating to membership of local school health advisory councils.
Relating to the professions regulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission.
Relating to the term of interlocal contracts.
Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals associated with nonprofit fraternal organizations.
Relating to the transfer of an ad valorem tax lien; providing for the imposition of an administrative penalty.
Relating to the regulation of certain residential mortgage foreclosure consulting services; providing a criminal penalty.
Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers.
Relating to the repeal of certain legislative oversight committees.
Relating to the duration of a protective order against family violence.
Relating to allowing the Aransas County Commissioners Court to charge interest on assessments for certain county road improvements.
Relating to venue projects in certain counties.
Relating to the use of revenue from the hotel occupancy tax by certain counties.
Relating to the boundaries of the Ingleside Cove Wildlife Sanctuary.
Relating to the resumption of employment by certain retirees within the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
Relating to family violence and protective orders.
Relating to small and large employer health group cooperatives.
Relating to emergency service districts.
Relating to energy efficiency reports by municipally owned utilities and electric cooperatives.
Relating to oyster beds and shells and an oyster shell recovery and replacement program.
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.
Relating to the classification, use, and regulation of electric energy storage equipment or facilities.
Relating to the creation of a cybersecurity, education, and economic development council.
Relating to certain arrangements to provide care for a child during an investigation of abuse or neglect.
Relating to self-directed and semi-independent status of the Texas Real Estate Commission; making an appropriation.
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.
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.
Relating to motor vehicle title services; providing penalties.
Relating to the lease of certain state parking facilities to other persons.
Relating to the availability of online testing for high school equivalency examinations.
Relating to the regulation of driver training schools and instructors.
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.
Relating to the issuance of permits for certain facilities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Relating to the regulation of providers, administrators, and sellers of service contracts and identity recovery service contracts; providing penalties.
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.
Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education and other obsolete provisions of law.
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax for the operation and maintenance of a fairground in the county.
Relating to guardianships and alternatives to guardianship for persons who have physical disabilities or who are incapacitated.
Relating to decedents' estates.
Relating to the detention of certain juvenile offenders.
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.
Relating to the promotion of efficiencies in and the administration of certain district court and county services and functions.
Relating to municipal management districts.
Relating to the applicability of certain restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities.
Relating to the board of directors of the Greater East End Management District.
Relating to alternative dispute resolution systems established by counties.
Relating to criminal offenses regarding the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor and providing alcoholic beverages to a minor.
Relating to the refusal to register motor vehicles by a county assessor-collector or the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax and to the rate of the tax.
Relating to the creation of the offense of possession, manufacture, transportation, repair, or sale of a tire deflation device; providing criminal penalties.
Relating to coordinated county transportation authorities; creating an offense.
Relating to an alternative method of satisfying certain licensing requirements for chemical dependency treatment facilities.
Relating to differential pay and benefits for certain employees of emergency services districts who are members of the armed forces.
Relating to the disposal of waste at the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact waste disposal facility.
Relating to the authority of an independent school district to invest in corporate bonds.
Relating to the registration of peace officers as private security officers.
Relating to the collection, storage, preservation, analysis, retrieval, and destruction of biological evidence.
Relating to the collection, analysis, and preservation of sexual assault or DNA evidence.
Relating to a grant program to support the prosecution of certain crimes.
Relating to group health benefits coverage for persons wrongfully imprisoned.
Relating to certain actions against an employer by an employee who is not covered by workers' compensation insurance.
Relating to the operation and administration of the judicial branch of state government.
Relating to authorizing the adjutant general to operate post exchanges on state military property.
Relating to the occupational licensing of spouses of members of the military.
Relating to the establishment of the College Credit for Heroes program.
Relating to notice of water and wastewater requirements before certain sales of certain residential properties.
Relating to The University of Texas at Brownsville, including its partnership agreement with the Texas Southmost College District.
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.