Status of Bills in Conference Committee for 5/19/2011

STATUS OF BILLS IN CONFERENCE COMMITTEE



Thursday

May 19, 2011




SB 28 Zaffirini/ et al. SP: Branch/ et al.

Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant and to administration of the TEXAS grant program.

5-05Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-05Senate conferees appointed: Zaffirini, Chair; Carona, Duncan, Eltife, Watson.
5-17House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-17House conferees appointed: Branch, Chair; Howard, Donna, Hunter, Patrick, Diane, Villarreal.

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.

5-09Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-09Senate conferees appointed: Uresti, Chair; Birdwell, Hinojosa, Wentworth, Williams.

SB 313 Seliger SP: Price

Relating to priority groundwater management areas.

5-05Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-05Senate conferees appointed: Seliger, Chair; Duncan, Eltife, Hinojosa, Watson.
5-17House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-17House conferees appointed: Price, Chair; Beck, Lucio III, Miller, Doug, Ritter.

SB 316 Whitmire/ et al. SP: Gallego

Relating to criminal asset forfeiture, the disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture, and accountability for that disposition; providing civil penalties.

5-17Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-17Senate conferees appointed: Whitmire, Chair; Carona, Hegar, Hinojosa, Huffman.

SB 321 Hegar/ Birdwell/ et al. SP: Kleinschmidt

Relating to an employee's transportation and storage of certain firearms or ammunition while on certain property owned or controlled by the employee's employer.

5-17Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-17Senate conferees appointed: Hegar, Chair; Birdwell, Patrick, Wentworth, Whitmire.

SB 602 Rodriguez SP: Marquez

Relating to allowing a governmental body to redact certain personal information under the public information law without the necessity of requesting a decision from the attorney general and the calculation of certain deadlines under the public information law.

5-18Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-18Senate conferees appointed: Rodriguez, Chair; Eltife, Gallegos, Uresti, Wentworth.

SB 647 Hegar SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to the continuation and operation of the office of public insurance counsel.

5-18Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-18Senate conferees appointed: Hegar, Chair; Birdwell, Huffman, Nelson, Uresti.

SB 1087 Carona SP: Hilderbran

Relating to state-issued certificates of franchise authority to provide cable service and video service.

5-17Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-17Senate conferees appointed: Carona, Chair; Eltife, Lucio, Van de Putte, Watson.

SB 1420 Hinojosa/ Hegar/ Nichols SP: Harper-Brown/ et al.

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation; providing penalties.

5-06Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-06Senate conferees appointed: Hinojosa, Chair; Hegar, Nelson, Nichols, Williams.
5-17House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-17House conferees appointed: Harper-Brown, Chair; Bonnen, McClendon, Phillips, Pickett.

HB 1 Pitts SP: Ogden

General Appropriations Bill.

5-06House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-06House conferees appointed: Pitts, Chair; Crownover, Otto, Turner, Zerwas.
5-09Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-09Senate conferees appointed: Ogden, Chair; Duncan, Hinojosa, Nelson, Williams.

HB 1112 Phillips SP: Nichols

Relating to the authority and powers of regional mobility authorities.

5-17House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-17House conferees appointed: Phillips, Chair; Fletcher, Harper-Brown, Lavender, Pickett.
5-18Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-18Senate conferees appointed: Nichols, Chair; Rodriguez, Shapiro, Watson, Williams.

HB 1555 Thompson/ Miles SP: Ellis

Relating to the first day of instruction in certain school districts that provide additional days of instruction financed with local funds.

5-06House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-06House conferees appointed: Thompson, Chair; Allen, Eissler, Hartnett, Hochberg.
5-09Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-09Senate conferees appointed: Ellis, Chair; Huffman, Patrick, Shapiro, Whitmire.
5-17Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

HB 2694 Smith, Wayne SP: Huffman

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and abolishing the On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council.

5-18House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-18House conferees appointed: Smith, Wayne, Chair; Bonnen, Burnam, Chisum, Geren.