Status of Bills in Conference Committee for 5/24/2011

STATUS OF BILLS IN CONFERENCE COMMITTEE



Tuesday

May 24, 2011




SB 23 Nelson/ et al. SP: Zerwas

Relating to the administration of and efficiency, cost-saving, fraud prevention, and funding measures for certain health and human services and health benefits programs, including the medical assistance and child health plan programs.

5-23Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-23Senate conferees appointed: Nelson, Chair; Deuell, Hinojosa, Shapiro, Williams.
5-24House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24House conferees appointed: Zerwas, Chair; Davis, John, Gonzales, Veronica, Hopson, Pitts.

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.
5-24Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.
5-24Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the House.

SB 156 Huffman SP: Gonzales, Veronica

Relating to health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services and access to certain confidential patient information within the department.

5-24Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24Senate conferees appointed: Huffman, Chair; Deuell, Duncan, Nelson, Uresti.

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.
5-21Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.
5-24Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the House.
5-24Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the Senate.

SB 263 Carona SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the revocation or suspension of the license of a physician placed on deferred adjudication community supervision or arrested for certain offenses.

5-23Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-23Senate conferees appointed: Carona, Chair; Eltife, Rodriguez, Seliger, Zaffirini.
5-24House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24House conferees appointed: Kolkhorst, Chair; Coleman, Davis, Sarah, King, Susan, Zerwas.

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.
5-20House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-20House conferees appointed: Gallego, Chair; Christian, Hartnett, Rodriguez, Eddie, Woolley.
5-23Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.
5-24Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the Senate.

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.
5-20House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-20House conferees appointed: Kleinschmidt, Chair; Fletcher, Geren, Guillen, Hardcastle.
5-23Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

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.
5-20House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-20House conferees appointed: Marquez, Chair; Brown, Davis, Sarah, Gallego, Solomons.

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.
5-20House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-20House conferees appointed: Taylor, Larry, Chair; Anderson, Rodney, Hancock, Smithee, Vo.

SB 652 Hegar SP: Bonnen

Relating to governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.

5-23Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-23Senate conferees appointed: Hegar, Chair; Hinojosa, Huffman, Nichols, Whitmire.

SB 655 Hegar SP: Keffer

Relating to the continuation, functions, and name of the Railroad Commission of Texas.

5-23Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-23Senate conferees appointed: Hegar, Chair; Hinojosa, Huffman, Nelson, Nichols.

SB 958 Wentworth SP: Larson

Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals.

5-24Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24Senate conferees appointed: Wentworth, Chair; Eltife, Hegar, Uresti, Watson.

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.
5-24House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24House conferees appointed: Hilderbran, Chair; Frullo, Gallego, Gooden, King, Tracy O..

SB 1320 Lucio/ et al. SP: Gonzales, Veronica

Relating to the execution of deeds conveying residential real estate in connection with certain transactions involving residential real estate.

5-24Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24Senate conferees appointed: Lucio, Chair; Carona, Eltife, Estes, Van de Putte.

SB 1338 Eltife SP: Geren

Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the State Preservation Board.

5-24Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24Senate conferees appointed: Eltife, Chair; Hegar, Seliger, Uresti, Zaffirini.

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.

SB 1489 Whitmire/ et al. SP: Madden

Relating to educational, juvenile justice, and criminal justice responses to truancy.

5-24Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24Senate conferees appointed: Whitmire, Chair; Harris, Hinojosa, Huffman, Shapiro.

SB 1534 Shapiro SP: Davis, John

Relating to the operation and certification of career schools or colleges.

5-24Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24Senate conferees appointed: Shapiro, Chair; Eltife, Harris, Jackson, Zaffirini.

SB 1811 Duncan SP: Pitts

Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties.

5-21Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-21Senate conferees appointed: Duncan, Chair; Deuell, Patrick, West, Williams.
5-24House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24House conferees appointed: Pitts, Chair; Crownover, Eissler, Geren, Turner.

SB 1816 Zaffirini SP: Raymond

Relating to county and municipal land development regulation.

5-24Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24Senate conferees appointed: Zaffirini, Chair; Carona, Fraser, Lucio, Rodriguez.

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 200 Parker SP: Whitmire

Relating to the notification of the release of certain inmates given to certain courts, law enforcement agencies, and the United States Social Security Administration.

5-21House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-21House conferees appointed: Parker, Chair; Madden, Marquez, Perry, White.

HB 275 Pitts/ Giddings/ Otto/ Riddle/ Aycock/ et al. SP: Ogden

Relating to making an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for expenditure during the current state fiscal biennium.

5-20House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-20House conferees appointed: Pitts, Chair; Aycock, Darby, Giddings, Morrison.
5-23Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-23Senate conferees appointed: Ogden, Chair; Duncan, Eltife, Fraser, Patrick.
5-23Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

HB 414 Aycock SP: Hegar

Relating to the conducting of licensing examinations by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

5-24House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24House conferees appointed: Aycock, Chair; Geren, Howard, Donna, Landtroop, Miller, Sid.

HB 871 Davis, Yvonne SP: Zaffirini

Relating to indigent health care services that may be provided by a county.

5-24House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24House conferees appointed: Davis, Yvonne, Chair; Coleman, Gooden, Naishtat, Reynolds.

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 1286 Howard, Donna/ Hochberg/ et al. SP: Davis

Relating to adoption of rules by the University Interscholastic League.

5-20House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-20House conferees appointed: Howard, Donna, Chair; Aycock, Darby, Patrick, Diane, Veasey.
5-23Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-23Senate conferees appointed: Davis, Chair; Deuell, Nichols, Ogden, Patrick.

HB 1619 Orr/ Kleinschmidt/ et al. SP: Patrick

Relating to emergency service districts.

5-24House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24House conferees appointed: Orr, Chair; Coleman, Gonzales, Larry, Miller, Doug, Schwertner.

HB 1711 Davis, John SP: Jackson

Relating to disaster remediation contracts.

5-24House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24House conferees appointed: Davis, John, Chair; Anderson, Rodney, Geren, Hardcastle, Miles.

HB 1951 Taylor, Larry SP: Hegar

Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the operation of certain insurance programs; imposing administrative penalties.

5-24House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24House conferees appointed: Taylor, Larry, Chair; Bonnen, Hancock, Smithee, Vo.
5-24Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24Senate conferees appointed: Hegar, Chair; Huffman, Nelson, Uresti, Williams.

HB 2154 Eiland/ Torres SP: Ellis

Relating to certain continuing education requirements for agents who sell annuities.

5-20House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-20House conferees appointed: Eiland, Chair; Hancock, Sheets, Smithee, Walle.
5-23Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-23Senate conferees appointed: Ellis, Chair; Deuell, Duncan, Lucio, Van de Putte.

HB 2457 Davis, John/ Reynolds SP: Jackson/ et al.

Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund.

5-21House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-21House conferees appointed: Davis, John, Chair; Murphy, Pena, Reynolds, Strama.
5-23Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-23Senate conferees appointed: Jackson, Chair; Eltife, Fraser, Shapiro, Watson.

HB 2499 Cook SP: Nichols

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Information Resources and the transfer of certain department functions to the comptroller of public accounts.

5-24House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24House conferees appointed: Cook, Chair; Bonnen, Branch, Geren, Menendez.
5-24Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24Senate conferees appointed: Nichols, Chair; Hegar, Hinojosa, Huffman, Whitmire.

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.
5-23Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-23Senate conferees appointed: Huffman, Chair; Fraser, Hegar, Hinojosa, Nichols.

HB 2817 Taylor, Larry SP: Duncan

Relating to certain election practices and procedures.

5-24House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24House conferees appointed: Taylor, Larry, Chair; Branch, Burkett, Hernandez Luna, King, Phil.
5-24Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24Senate conferees appointed: Duncan, Chair; Ellis, Jackson, Van de Putte, Williams.

HB 3302 Reynolds/ Zerwas SP: Hegar

Relating to the authority of certain Type A economic development corporations to undertake certain categories of projects.

5-21House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-23Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-23Senate conferees appointed: Hegar, Chair; Eltife, Hinojosa, Jackson, Patrick.
5-21House conferees appointed: Reynolds, Chair; Anderson, Rodney, Miles, Murphy, Vo.
5-24Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

HB 3577 Gonzales, Larry SP: Zaffirini

Relating to priority consideration and eligibility for Texas Educational Opportunity Grants, TEXAS grants, and other state financial aid.

5-24House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24House conferees appointed: Gonzales, Larry, Chair; Schwertner, Scott, Strama, Workman.
5-24Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-24Senate conferees appointed: Zaffirini, Chair; Carona, Duncan, Eltife, Watson.

HB 3726 Guillen SP: Van de Putte

Relating to the preservation and maintenance of the Alamo by the General Land Office.

5-20House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-20House conferees appointed: Guillen, Chair; Deshotel, Kuempel, Larson, Price.
5-23Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-23Senate conferees appointed: Van de Putte, Chair; Eltife, Uresti, Wentworth, Zaffirini.