Local and Uncontested Bills for 4/7/2011


The following bills have been certified for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar to be held Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 8:00 AM.

SCR 2 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Urging Congress to reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act of 2007, Section 5056, and to appropriate sufficient funds so that efforts to solve the salt problem in the Amistad International Reservoir can continue.

SB 71 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to certain reports submitted and analyses conducted by health and human services agencies.

SB 82 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of stalking.

SB 182 (LC)Wentworth

Relating to the penalty for the offense of reckless driving.

SB 217 (LC)Huffman

Relating to expulsion of a public school student who commits certain criminal acts involving a computer, computer network, or computer system owned by or operated on behalf of a school district.

SB 222 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to access to certain long-term care services and supports under the medical assistance program.

SB 227 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the nondisciplinary resolution of certain complaints filed against physicians.

SB 229 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to newborn hearing screenings and hearing services for certain children.

SB 249 (LC)Estes

Relating to the composition of the Finance Commission of Texas.

SB 258 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the pledge of allegiance to the state flag during a state flag retirement ceremony.

SB 327 (LC)Van de Putte/ Davis

Relating to including certain veterans service organizations as small businesses for the purpose of state contracting.

SB 371 (LC)Seliger/ et al.

Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain elected officials convicted of certain crimes.

SB 372 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to certain reports, communications, publications, and other documents involving the attorney general.

SB 403 (CS) (LC)Eltife

Relating to the consideration of pension and other postemployment benefits in establishing the rates of a gas utility.

SB 419 (LC)West

Relating to prohibiting state funding to public junior colleges for physical education courses offered for joint high school and junior college credit.

SB 420 (CS) (LC)Deuell/ et al.

Relating to determining eligibility for indigent health care.

SB 423 (LC)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to health insurance coverage for eligible survivors of certain public servants killed in the line of duty.

SB 432 (LC)Jackson

Relating to the penalty for failure to make a timely installment payment of ad valorem taxes on property in a disaster area.

SB 460 (LC)Seliger/ et al.

Relating to regulation of the import, export, and management of mule deer; providing penalties.

SB 498 (LC)Jackson

Relating to the trapping and transport of surplus white-tailed deer.

SB 499 (CS) (LC)Jackson

Relating to the identification of breeder deer by microchips.

SB 551 (LC)Williams/ et al.

Relating to liability for interest on ad valorem taxes on improvements that escaped taxation in a previous year.

SB 596 (CS) (LC)Shapiro/ et al.

Relating to transition planning for a public school student receiving special education services.

SB 597 (CS) (LC)Shapiro

Relating to the guarantee of open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund.

SB 626 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to lottery winnings, including assignment of winnings, periodic payments of winnings, and the deduction of child support delinquency amounts from winnings paid to a prize winner.

SB 628 (LC)Duncan

Relating to the authority of the Childress County Hospital District to provide facilities and services for persons who are elderly or disabled; providing authority to issue bonds and notes.

SB 630 (CS) (LC)Hegar/ et al.

Relating to the Ranch at Clear Fork Creek Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

SB 639 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte/ Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel, veterans, and dependents residing in this state.

SB 680 (CS) (LC)Gallegos

Relating to a fee collected by a district clerk for certain certified copies.

SB 692 (LC)Estes

Relating to exemptions from groundwater conservation district permit requirements.

SB 715 (LC)Harris/ et al.

Relating to access to a child's medical records by the child's attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, or amicus attorney.

SB 729 (LC)Seliger

Relating to a joint election for trustees of an independent school district.

SB 743 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the designation of a segment of State Highway 71 as the 95th Division Memorial Highway.

SB 759 (LC)West

Relating to the state low income housing plan and report developed by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

SB 778 (LC)Williams/ et al.

Relating to the inclusion of professional staff who educate students with disabilities on district-level and campus-level planning and decision-making committees.

SB 779 (CS) (LC)Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to a central database containing information about certain persons who have been convicted of or received a grant of deferred adjudication for certain offenses involving animal cruelty; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 782 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to uniform law on secured transactions.

SB 789 (LC)Harris/ et al.

Relating to the duration of a protective order against family violence.

SB 794 (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs.

SB 795 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to regulation of nurse aides.

SB 800 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to the qualifications and operations of workers' compensation data collection agents.

SB 803 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to venue projects in certain counties.

SB 804 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the use of revenue from the hotel occupancy tax by certain counties.

SB 816 (LC)Lucio

Relating to the appointment and recommendations of the Border Trade Advisory Committee.

SB 821 (LC)Watson

Relating to the authority of the Travis County Healthcare District to make capital or financial contributions to charitable organizations.

SB 867 (LC)Deuell

Relating to testing accommodations for a person with dyslexia taking a licensing examination administered by a state agency.

SB 873 (LC)Duncan/ et al.

Relating to rate and damage schedules governing certain easements or other interests in land of The University of Texas System.

SB 874 (LC)Fraser

Relating to establishing a separate provider type for prosthetic and orthotic providers under the medical assistance program.

SB 882 (LC)Whitmire

Relating to the filing of a copy of certain records related to the release of accused persons on personal bond.

SB 893 (CS) (LC)Whitmire

Relating to motor fuel quality and testing.

SB 894 (CS) (LC)Duncan/ Seliger/ West/ et al.

Relating to employment of physicians by certain hospitals.

SB 900 (CS) (LC)Gallegos

Relating to the Aldine Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax.

SB 901 (LC)Hegar

Relating to approval from the Department of State Health Services for disposal of ambulances purchased with certain grant funds.

SB 914 (LC)Wentworth

Relating to the applicability to certain regional water districts of provisions concerning bond approval by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 959 (CS) (LC)Wentworth

Relating to toll collection and enforcement.

SB 969 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to the establishment of the Public Health Funding and Policy Committee within the Department of State Health Services.

SB 978 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3.

SB 981 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the regulation of distributed renewable generation of electricity.

SB 992 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the allocation of loans made under the owner-builder loan program.

SB 997 (LC)Shapiro

Relating to the public inspection of an application for a ballot to be voted early by mail.

SB 1009 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to notify the federal Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) regarding the withdrawal or nonattendance of certain foreign students.

SB 1017 (CS) (LC)Davis/ Harris/ Nelson

Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation.

SB 1025 (LC)Harris

Relating to service of citation and appointment of an attorney ad litem for an indigent parent in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

SB 1069 (CS) (LC)Jackson

Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund reporting requirement.

SB 1121 (LC)Estes

Relating to the student fees for the university center at Midwestern State University.

SB 1144 (CS) (LC)Shapiro/ Harris/ Nelson

Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation.

SB 1145 (CS) (LC)Shapiro/ Harris/ et al.

Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation.

SB 1151 (LC)Jackson

Relating to notice of utility rate increases.

SB 1167 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to cemeteries and perpetual care cemetery corporations; providing a penalty.

SB 1176 (CS) (LC)Jackson

Relating to the definition of a postsecondary program in regard to non-baccalaureate career schools and colleges.

SB 1185 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax for the operation and maintenance of a fairground in the county.

SB 1226 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the ballot language for junior college district annexation elections.

SB 1228 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the duties of district clerks regarding certain electronic filing systems.

SB 1241 (LC)West

Relating to authorizing certain courts to access information in the juvenile justice information system.

SB 1242 (LC)West

Relating to the judicial immunity and powers of certain magistrates.

SB 1308 (LC)Seliger

Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in capital cases.

SB 1322 (LC)Fraser

Relating to the operation of the Kimble County, McCulloch County, Mason County, and Menard County Juvenile Boards.

SB 1343 (LC)Eltife

Relating to archeological cemeteries.

SB 1518 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Historical Commission; imposing a penalty.

SB 1714 (LC)Duncan

Relating to certain actions against an employer by an employee who is not covered by workers' compensation insurance.

SB 1716 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to voidability of contracts procured through and liability arising from conduct constituting barratry; providing a civil penalty.