Status of Bills in Conference Committee for 5/26/2011

STATUS OF BILLS IN CONFERENCE COMMITTEE



Thursday

May 26, 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 40 Zaffirini SP: Callegari

Relating to the composition and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Zaffirini, Chair; Carona, Duncan, Eltife, Watson.

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

Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts.

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Lucio, Chair; Deuell, Seliger, Shapiro, Van de Putte.
5-26House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Rodriguez, Eddie, Chair; Hughes, Isaac, Lozano, Miles.

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.

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: West, Chair; Carona, Ellis, Hegar, Huffman.
5-26House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Thompson, Chair; Alonzo, Davis, Yvonne, Dutton, Gallego.

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.
5-26House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Gonzales, Veronica, Chair; Coleman, Davis, John, Kolkhorst, Zerwas.

SB 158 Williams SP: Fletcher/ et al.

Relating to the fraudulent obtaining of a controlled substance from a practitioner; providing a penalty.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Williams, Chair; Eltife, Hinojosa, Huffman, West.

SB 249 Estes SP: Orr

Relating to the composition of the Finance Commission of Texas.

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Estes, Chair; Carona, Fraser, Lucio, Williams.
5-26House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Orr, Chair; Anchia, Flynn, Legler, Truitt.
5-26Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary 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.
5-26Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

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.
5-26Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.
5-26Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the House.

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.
5-26Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the House.

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

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

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Uresti, Chair; Fraser, Hegar, Van de Putte, Wentworth.
5-26House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Menendez, Chair; Farias, Larson, Martinez Fischer, Ritter.

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

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

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Huffman, Chair; Eltife, Nelson, Patrick, Whitmire.

SB 472 West SP: Giddings

Relating to voting practices and elections of property owners' associations.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: West, Chair; Davis, Nelson, Nichols, Wentworth.

SB 516 Patrick/ et al. SP: Fletcher

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.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Patrick, Chair; Birdwell, Hinojosa, Huffman, Nichols.

SB 563 Jackson SP: Torres

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

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Jackson, Chair; Eltife, Fraser, Harris, Watson.
5-26House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Torres, Chair; Garza, Harper-Brown, Lucio III, Zedler.

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.
5-25Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

SB 635 Nichols/ Gallegos/ Patrick SP: Larson

Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Nichols, Chair; Fraser, Gallegos, Hegar, Patrick.

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.
5-25House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Bonnen, Chair; Anchia, Cook, Harper-Brown, Taylor, Larry.

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.
5-25House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Keffer, Chair; Carter, Crownover, Lewis, Oliveira.

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

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

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: West, Chair; Duncan, Fraser, Harris, Uresti.

SB 747 Carona SP: Hamilton

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

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Carona, Chair; Eltife, Jackson, Lucio, Watson.
5-26House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Hamilton, Chair; Driver, Kuempel, Quintanilla, Thompson.

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

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

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Zaffirini, Chair; Carona, Deuell, Eltife, Van de Putte.

SB 875 Fraser SP: Hancock/ et al.

Relating to compliance with state and federal environmental permits as a defense to certain actions for nuisance or trespass.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Fraser, Chair; Duncan, Estes, Jackson, Watson.

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.
5-26House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Larson, Chair; Guillen, Kuempel, Price, Rodriguez, Eddie.

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.

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Huffman, Chair; Hegar, Nelson, Patrick, Whitmire.

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..
5-25Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

SB 1134 Hegar SP: Craddick

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

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Hegar, Chair; Deuell, Fraser, Jackson, Whitmire.

SB 1198 Rodriguez SP: Hartnett

Relating to decedents' estates.

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Rodriguez, Chair; Carona, Harris, Uresti, Wentworth.
5-26House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Hartnett, Chair; Bohac, Madden, Munoz, Jr., Thompson.

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 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.

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Watson, Chair; Carona, Ellis, Huffman, Whitmire.

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.
5-25House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Geren, Chair; Hamilton, Howard, Donna, Marquez, Ritter.

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.
5-25House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Madden, Chair; Allen, Hunter, Perry, Workman.

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.
5-25House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Davis, John, Chair; Anderson, Rodney, Murphy, Reynolds, Vo.

SB 1543 Wentworth SP: Larson

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

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Wentworth, Chair; Carona, Davis, Seliger, Shapiro.

SB 1588 Ogden SP: Pitts

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.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Ogden, Chair; Estes, Hinojosa, Lucio, Seliger.

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

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

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Whitmire, Chair; Gallegos, Hinojosa, Huffman, Nelson.

SB 1664 Duncan SP: Truitt/ et al.

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.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Duncan, Chair; Deuell, Ellis, Van de Putte, Williams.

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

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

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Duncan, Chair; Harris, Hinojosa, Huffman, Uresti.

SB 1788 Patrick SP: Huberty

Relating to the development of a model individualized education program form by the Texas Education Agency.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Patrick, Chair; Huffman, Nelson, Shapiro, West.

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.
5-25House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Raymond, Chair; Guillen, Hilderbran, Margo, Pena.

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.
5-26Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

HB 90 Cook SP: Birdwell

Relating to eligibility to obtain a driver's license.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Cook, Chair; Hartnett, Lavender, Miller, Sid, Phillips.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Birdwell, Chair; Nichols, Patrick, Watson, 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.
5-25Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Whitmire, Chair; Ellis, Hegar, Huffman, Patrick.

HB 213 Rodriguez, Eddie/ Keffer/ et al. SP: Lucio/ et al.

Relating to certain loans secured by a lien on residential real property and to other transactions involving residential real property; providing civil penalties.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Rodriguez, Eddie, Chair; Anchia, Keffer, Munoz, Jr., Truitt.

HB 300 Kolkhorst/ Naishtat/ et al. SP: Nelson

Relating to the privacy of protected health information; providing administrative and civil penalties.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Kolkhorst, Chair; Flynn, Laubenberg, Naishtat, Truitt.

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.
5-25Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Hegar, Chair; Estes, Hinojosa, Jackson, Seliger.

HB 628 Callegari SP: Jackson

Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Callegari, Chair; Hunter, King, Phil, Lucio III, Smith, Wayne.

HB 725 Callegari SP: Fraser

Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Callegari, Chair; Hardcastle, Hopson, King, Tracy O., Ritter.

HB 753 Raymond SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the recruitment and retention of certain caseworkers employed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Raymond, Chair; Gonzalez, Naomi, Hopson, Hunter, Morrison.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Zaffirini, Chair; Carona, Deuell, Eltife, Rodriguez.

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.
5-25Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Zaffirini, Chair; Carona, Deuell, Eltife, Rodriguez.
5-26Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

HB 1103 Lucio III/ Pena SP: Ellis

Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of certain criminal offenses involving animal cruelty.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Lucio III, Chair; Pena, Scott, Thompson, Woolley.

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.
5-26Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.
5-26Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the House.

HB 1178 Flynn SP: Birdwell

Relating to employment protection for members of the state military forces.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Flynn, Chair; Berman, Guillen, Pena, Zedler.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Birdwell, Chair; Estes, Harris, Seliger, Van de Putte.

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 1335 Allen/ Reynolds SP: Van de Putte

Relating to certain resources available to teachers of a public school student with a disability under the statewide plan for delivery of services to public school students with disabilities.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Allen, Chair; Mallory Caraway, Nash, Reynolds, Thompson.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Van de Putte, Chair; Carona, Lucio, Shapiro, Zaffirini.

HB 1400 Elkins SP: West

Relating to the boundaries and financing of public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Elkins, Chair; Anchia, Bonnen, King, Tracy O., Martinez Fischer.

HB 1517 Isaac SP: Hegar

Relating to the disposition of fines for traffic violations collected by certain municipalities.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Isaac, Chair; Kleinschmidt, Lozano, Phillips, Rodriguez, Eddie.

HB 1616 Geren/ Flynn/ King, Phil SP: Estes

Relating to the reporting of political contributions, political expenditures, and personal financial information, and to complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Geren, Chair; Hamilton, King, Phil, Kolkhorst, Ritter.

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.
5-25Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Patrick, Chair; Eltife, Hegar, Huffman, Nichols.

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.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Jackson, Chair; Eltife, Huffman, Lucio, Williams.

HB 1732 Ritter SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the applicability of the constitutional limit on state debt payable from the general revenues of the state to bonds issued by the Texas Water Development Board.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Ritter, Chair; Keffer, King, Tracy O., Larson, Price.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Hinojosa, Chair; Nelson, Seliger, Whitmire, Williams.

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 2048 Lyne SP: Deuell

Relating to the collection and enforcement of state and local hotel occupancy taxes.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Lyne, Chair; Flynn, Gonzalez, Naomi, Murphy, Thompson.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Deuell, Chair; Hinojosa, Nelson, Seliger, Whitmire.

HB 2093 Thompson SP: Van de Putte

Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Thompson, Chair; Eiland, Sheets, Smithee, Taylor, Van.

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 2173 Torres/ Burkett/ White/ et al. SP: Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to the adoption of certain voting procedures and to certain elections, including procedures necessary to implement the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act, deadlines for declaration of candidacy and dates for certain elections, and to terms of certain elected officials.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Torres, Chair; Burkett, Hernandez Luna, King, Phil, Taylor, Larry.

HB 2226 Truitt SP: Carona

Relating to authorized investments for governmental entities.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Truitt, Chair; Anderson, Charles "Doc", Hernandez Luna, Legler, Veasey.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Carona, Chair; Eltife, Gallegos, Nichols, Zaffirini.

HB 2357 Pickett SP: Williams

Relating to motor vehicles; providing penalties.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Pickett, Chair; Bonnen, Hunter, Lavender, Phillips.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Williams, Chair; Lucio, Nichols, Watson, Wentworth.

HB 2380 Shelton/ Reynolds SP: Shapiro

Relating to employment by school districts of certain persons under probationary contracts.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Shelton, Chair; Frullo, Patrick, Diane, Reynolds, Villarreal.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Shapiro, Chair; Carona, Nelson, Patrick, Seliger.

HB 2439 Gallego SP: Watson

Relating to posting suggestions and ideas on cost-efficiency and certain budget documents on certain state agency websites.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Gallego, Chair; Harless, Hilderbran, Martinez, "Mando", Menendez.

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 2490 Solomons SP: Carona

Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing criminal penalties.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Solomons, Chair; Aliseda, Chisum, Legler, Smith, Wayne.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Carona, Chair; Eltife, Lucio, Van de Putte, Zaffirini.

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.
5-26Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

HB 2560 Sheffield/ Driver/ Legler/ et al. SP: Estes

Relating to transporting a foster child in a vehicle where a handgun is in the possession of a foster parent licensed to carry a concealed handgun.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Sheffield, Chair; Fletcher, Lavender, Legler, Lozano.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Estes, Chair; Hegar, Huffman, Lucio, Wentworth.

HB 2605 Taylor, Larry SP: Huffman

Relating to the continuation and functions of the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Taylor, Larry, Chair; Cook, Harper-Brown, Menendez, Solomons.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Huffman, Chair; Hegar, Hinojosa, Nelson, Whitmire.

HB 2608 Harper-Brown SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Harper-Brown, Chair; Davis, John, King, Phil, Taylor, Larry, Turner.

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.
5-26Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

HB 2729 Callegari SP: Watson

Relating to local government contracts with private entities for civil works projects and improvements to real property.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Callegari, Chair; Cain, Hunter, Lozano, Parker.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Watson, Chair; Ellis, Eltife, Jackson, Zaffirini.

HB 2734 Madden/ Howard, Charlie SP: Williams

Relating to certain mandatory conditions of parole or mandatory supervision for illegal criminal aliens and the revocation of parole or mandatory supervision as a result of violating those conditions.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Madden, Chair; Allen, Cain, Hunter, Parker.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Williams, Chair; Hinojosa, Nichols, Shapiro, Wentworth.

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 2900 Hartnett SP: Harris

Relating to guardianship matters and proceedings.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Hartnett, Chair; Lewis, Madden, Raymond, Thompson.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Harris, Chair; Huffman, Lucio, Rodriguez, Watson.

HB 3109 Craddick SP: Seliger

Relating to the rulemaking power of certain groundwater conservation districts.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Craddick, Chair; Darby, King, Susan, Lewis, Parker.

HB 3268 Lyne SP: Estes

Relating to permits for air contaminant emissions of stationary natural gas engines used in combined heating and power systems.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Lyne, Chair; Geren, Hancock, Hardcastle, King, Tracy O..

HB 3275 Coleman SP: Ellis

Relating to the operation and governance of tax increment financing reinvestment zones.

5-25House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25House conferees appointed: Coleman, Chair; Davis, John, Davis, Yvonne, Huberty, Murphy.

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.
5-26Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the House.

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.
5-26Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

HB 3691 Gallego SP: Carona

Relating to community supervision and corrections departments and community justice plans.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Gallego, Chair; Christian, Davis, Yvonne, Martinez, "Mando", Zedler.

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.
5-25Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.