SENATE BILLS RETURNED FROM HOUSE WITH AMENDMENTS
May 25, 2011
Relating to the administration and business affairs of public institutions of higher education.
Relating to improving the quality and efficiency of health care.
Relating to a grant program for certain natural gas motor vehicles.
Relating to the composition and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation.
Relating to school district requirements regarding parental notification in connection with disciplinary alternative education programs.
Relating to certain reports submitted and analyses conducted regarding health and human services.
Relating to certain providers of subsidized child care.
Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies.
Relating to food safety.
Relating to the adoption of voting procedures necessary to implement the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act.
Relating to the fraudulent obtaining of a controlled substance from a practitioner; providing a penalty.
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 the calculation and reporting of water usage by municipalities and water utilities for state water planning and other purposes.
Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles; providing penalties.
Relating to juvenile case managers.
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 attorney's fees and other costs in guardianship proceedings.
Relating to telemedicine medical services, telehealth services, and home telemonitoring services provided to certain Medicaid recipients.
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 the creation of an alternative fuel program to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund.
Relating to the provision of electronic samples of a textbook adopted by the State Board of Education.
Relating to the creation of the offense of electronic transmission of certain visual material depicting a minor and to certain educational programs concerning the prevention and awareness of that offense.
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 expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest.
Relating to the collection of unpaid tolls by a regional tollway authority.
Relating to voting practices and elections of property owners' associations.
Relating to certain appeals from judgments of municipal courts of record.
Relating to the trapping and transport of surplus white-tailed deer.
Relating to determinations of paternity; creating an offense.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.
Relating to the regulation of law enforcement officers by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer services.
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 authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
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 the attorney general's legal sufficiency review of a comprehensive development agreement.
Relating to membership of local school health advisory councils.
Relating to the term of interlocal contracts.
Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals associated with nonprofit fraternal organizations.
Relating to the regulation of certain residential mortgage foreclosure consulting services; providing a criminal penalty.
Relating to customs brokers.
Relating to venue projects in certain counties.
Relating to judicial review in district court of certain workers' compensation disputes.
Relating to the boundaries of the Ingleside Cove Wildlife Sanctuary.
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of breach of computer security.
Relating to the offense of escape from custody by a person lawfully detained.
Relating to small and large employer health group cooperatives.
Relating to compliance with state and federal environmental permits as a defense to certain actions for nuisance or trespass.
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 procedures for the dissolution of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3.
Relating to the regulation of distributed renewable generation of electricity.
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 penalties for, and emergency orders suspending, the operation of a rock crusher or certain concrete plants without a current permit under the Texas Clean Air Act.
Relating to motor vehicle title services; providing penalties.
Relating to the creation of public and private facilities and infrastructure.
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 the exception from required public disclosure of certain records of an appraisal district.
Relating to the issuance of permits for certain facilities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Relating to the regulation of barbers and cosmetologists.
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 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 contributions to the retirement systems for certain police officers in certain municipalities.
Relating to the funding of retirement systems for firefighters in certain municipalities.
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 the right to a new hearing before an appraisal review board following a failure to attend a hearing.
Relating to missing children; providing a criminal penalty.
Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.
Relating to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission.
Relating to the collection, storage, preservation, analysis, retrieval, and destruction of biological evidence.
Relating to substitution of certain career and technology courses for certain mathematics and science courses otherwise required under the recommended high school program.
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 the powers and duties of and contributions to and benefits from the systems and programs administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
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 development of a model individualized education program form by the Texas Education Agency.
Relating to the creation of the Texas Coordinating Council for Veterans Services.
Relating to the exemption of certain retirement accounts from access by creditors.
Relating to The University of Texas at Brownsville, including its partnership agreement with the Texas Southmost College District.
Relating to the powers of the Coastal Water Authority; affecting the authority to issue bonds.