Local and Uncontested Bills for 3/31/2011

LOCAL AND UNCONTESTED BILLS



The following bills have been certified for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar to be held Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 8:30 AM.




SCR 10 (LC)Ellis/ et al.

Designating February 21 through 27 of each year from 2011 through 2020 as Barbara Jordan Freedom Week.


SCR 18 (A) (LC)Hegar

Designating a portion of the city of Gonzales as the official Texas History Museum District.


SB 36 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to methods for increasing student success and degree completion at public institutions of higher education.


SB 86 (LC)Nelson

Relating to municipal contracts for enforcement of outstanding traffic violation arrest warrants.


SB 99 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte/ Birdwell

Relating to persons authorized to control the disposition of the remains of certain members of the United States armed forces.


SB 199 (LC)West

Relating to agricultural projects in certain schools, including the eligibility of nonprofit organizations that partner with schools to receive grants.


SB 238 (CS) (LC)West/ et al.

Relating to the regulation by a property owners'association of the installation of solar energy devices on property.


SB 310 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the Dallam-Hartley Counties Hospital District.


SB 311 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Ochiltree County Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers.


SB 349 (CS) (LC)Eltife

Relating to the hotel occupancy tax rate in certain municipalities.


SB 353 (LC)Birdwell

Relating to the territory and dissolution requirements of the Southern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District.


SB 410 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the name and powers of the Red River Redevelopment Authority.


SB 431 (LC)Jackson

Relating to the use of fraudulent or fictitious military records; creating an offense.


SB 438 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to the number of days a winery may sell wine under a winery festival permit.


SB 475 (LC)Patrick

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 524; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 479 (LC)Estes

Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for farm animal activities.


SB 480 (LC)Hegar

Relating to certain appeals from judgments of municipal courts of record.


SB 482 (CS) (LC)Harris

Relating to authorization agreements between parents and nonparent relatives of a child.


SB 483 (CS) (LC)Harris

Relating to the powers and duties of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County.


SB 512 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the qualification of supervisors of a fresh water supply district.


SB 519 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the period during which a motion for a new trial in a criminal proceeding in a justice or municipal court must be made.


SB 525 (LC)Deuell

Relating to the protection of water quality in certain bodies of water.


SB 564 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District.


SB 569 (LC)Jackson

Relating to the rates charged by certain conservation and reclamation districts for potable water or wastewater service to recreational vehicle parks.


SB 579 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the total benefit amount under a prepaid funeral contract.


SB 623 (CS) (LC)Whitmire

Relating to the disqualification of a district or county attorney who is the subject of a criminal investigation.


SB 629 (LC)Hegar/ et al.

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.


SB 683 (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Gulf Coast Water Authority.


SB 684 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the transfer of the assets of and the dissolution of the Fort Bend County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.


SB 791 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to electronic notification of certain state officials and agencies of certain rules and rulemaking filings.


SB 802 (LC)Hegar

Relating to allowing the Aransas County Commissioners Court to charge interest on assessments for certain county road improvements.


SB 813 (LC)Gallegos

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 528; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 819 (CS) (LC)Harris/ et al.

Relating to family violence and protective orders.


SB 855 (LC)Duncan

Relating to assistance provided by the Office of Public Utility Counsel to interested parties on certain electricity matters involving certificates of convenience and necessity.


SB 1008 (LC)Carona

Relating to the composition of the Finance Commission of Texas.


SB 1166 (LC)Carona

Relating to prepaid funeral benefits contracts and the prepaid funeral contract guaranty fund.


SB 1220 (LC)Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to the advisory committee on Medicaid and child health plan program rate and expenditure disparities between the Texas-Mexico border region and other areas of the state.


(A)AMENDED IN COMMITTEE
(CS)COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE
(LC)RECOMMENDED FOR LOCAL CALENDAR