Local and Uncontested Bills for 5/17/2011


The following bills have been certified for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar to be held Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 8:00 AM.

SB 856 (LC)Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to consent to certain medical treatments by a surrogate decision-maker on behalf of certain inmates.

SB 1358 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to electronically transmitting a warrant for emergency detention.

SB 1405 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the right of a person exempt from registration as a property tax consultant who files a protest with the appraisal review board on behalf of a property owner to receive notices from the board regarding the property subject to the protest.

SB 1574 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the use of money in a tax increment fund to pay costs related to public improvements used for social services programs that promote the development or redevelopment of a reinvestment zone.

SB 1724 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to conditions on the receipt of tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1925 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 271 as the Sergeant Jay M. Hoskins Memorial Highway.

HB 35 (LC)Menendez SP: Van de Putte

Relating to extending a local behavioral health intervention pilot project.

HB 118 (LC)McClendon SP: Uresti

Relating to requiring the provision of notice by certain hospitals regarding patients' medical records.

HB 184 (LC)Johnson SP: West

Relating to the cancellation of a special election to fill a vacancy in the legislature.

HB 266 (LC)Hilderbran SP: Duncan

Relating to the use of address-matching software by certain state agencies.

HB 315 (LC)Flynn SP: Deuell

Relating to the creation of the Hunt County Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

HB 345 (CS) (LC)Kleinschmidt SP: Wentworth

Relating to limitations on awards in an adjudication brought against a local governmental entity for breach of contract.

HB 434 (LC)Parker/ Gonzalez, Naomi/ Laubenberg/ Davis, John/ Zerwas/ et al. SP: West

Relating to the minimum standards for licensed child-care facilities and registered family homes.

HB 460 (LC)White SP: Ogden

Relating to the board of directors of the Trinity Memorial Hospital District.

HB 479 (LC)Orr SP: Birdwell

Relating to the location of board meetings of certain economic development corporations.

HB 591 (LC)Miller, Doug SP: Wentworth

Relating to naming a segment of Interstate Highway 10 in Kendall County the Trooper Kurt David Knapp Memorial Highway.

HB 625 (LC)Solomons SP: Carona

Relating to notice of staff leasing services company workers' compensation claim and payment information; providing an administrative violation.

HB 650 (LC)Castro SP: Uresti

Relating to property held by certain junior colleges and presumed abandoned.

HB 679 (LC)Button SP: Carona

Relating to change order approval requirements for certain political subdivisions of the state.

HB 726 (LC)Sheffield SP: Huffman

Relating to the electronic distribution of information to legislators by state agencies.

HB 871 (LC)Davis, Yvonne SP: Zaffirini

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

HB 885 (LC)Rodriguez, Eddie SP: Watson

Relating to the operation and movement of a vehicle when certain traffic-control signals do not display an indication.

HB 943 (CS) (LC)Dukes SP: Nelson

Relating to reporting requirements concerning missing persons, including missing children in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 988 (LC)Kolkhorst/ Cook/ Darby SP: Whitmire

Relating to compensatory time accrued by a correctional officer employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 989 (LC)Kolkhorst SP: Hegar

Relating to the listing of a business location of certain businesses in print advertisements or on Internet websites.

HB 993 (LC)Rodriguez, Eddie/ Martinez, "Mando"/ et al. SP: Watson

Relating to the closure of a road or highway by certain firefighters.

HB 1130 (LC)Huberty SP: Seliger

Relating to information provided by the Texas Education Agency to school districts regarding placement of students receiving special education services.

HB 1136 (CS) (LC)Aycock SP: Fraser

Relating to requiring an election authority to provide notice to certain county chairs regarding certain election activities.

HB 1174 (LC)Workman SP: Wentworth

Relating to the expiration of a county burn ban.

HB 1263 (LC)Lucio III/ Solomons SP: Shapiro

Relating to the powers, duties, and financing of certain facilities finance corporations.

HB 1344 (LC)Burkett SP: Deuell

Relating to certain defenses to prosecution for the offense of sale, distribution, or display of harmful material to a minor.

HB 1449 (LC)Guillen SP: Zaffirini

Relating to certain right-of-way easements on land owned by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

HB 1488 (LC)Gutierrez SP: Van de Putte

Relating to examinations for hiring in certain municipal fire departments.

HB 1503 (LC)White/ King, Phil/ Garza/ et al. SP: Nichols

Relating to the qualifications to serve as a special peace officer at a polling place.

HB 1545 (LC)Lewis SP: Watson

Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of their general elections.

HB 1550 (LC)Aycock SP: Seliger

Relating to participation in state travel service contracts by open-enrollment charter schools.

HB 1566 (LC)Coleman SP: Gallegos

Relating to the authority of counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails.

HB 1567 (LC)Coleman SP: Gallegos

Relating to the authority of certain counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails.

HB 1570 (LC)Murphy/ Davis, Sarah SP: Williams

Relating to training for deputy voter registrars.

HB 1573 (LC)Gallego SP: Carona

Relating to certain pretrial and post-trial procedures in a criminal case.

HB 1770 (LC)Madden SP: Whitmire

Relating to the payment of temporary housing costs for certain inmates released or eligible for release on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 1779 (LC)Naishtat SP: Watson

Relating to an exemption from private security regulation for social workers engaged in the practice of social work.

HB 1861 (LC)Anchia SP: Whitmire

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on State Emergency Communications.

HB 1862 (LC)Anchia SP: West

Relating to a tenant's remedies regarding a local government's revocation of a certificate of occupancy due to a landlord's failure to maintain the premises.

HB 1869 (LC)Giddings SP: West

Relating to local governments that may consider a bidder's principal place of business when awarding a contract.

HB 2033 (LC)Hamilton SP: Eltife

Relating to the separate statement of the mixed beverage tax for informational purposes.

HB 2144 (LC)Garza SP: Uresti

Relating to the use of uniform election dates by newly incorporated municipalities.

HB 2154 (CS) (LC)Eiland/ Torres SP: Ellis

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

HB 2251 (LC)Bonnen SP: Whitmire

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Public Finance Authority.

HB 2351 (LC)McClendon SP: Van de Putte

Relating to the authority of the Bexar County Hospital District to employ physicians.

HB 2495 (LC)Hernandez Luna SP: Carona

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

HB 2615 (LC)Veasey SP: Rodriguez

Relating to the provision of information on financial literacy resources to the public.

HB 2631 (LC)Branch SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the advanced research program.

HB 2670 (LC)Miles SP: Ellis

Relating to validating certain acts and proceedings of Harris County Improvement District No. 5 and to the boundaries of the district.

HB 2699 (LC)Eiland SP: Carona

Relating to the requirements for an insurance adjuster license.

HB 2866 (LC)Harper-Brown SP: Ellis

Relating to the electronic submission of certain documents to the attorney general and the submission of certain documents by the attorney general; imposing certain fees.

HB 2920 (LC)Reynolds/ Zerwas SP: Hegar

Relating to the authority of a governing body of a Type C General Law City to adopt an ordinance to determine the manner of when commissioners run for elected office.

HB 2935 (LC)Castro SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the appointment of a court reporter by a criminal law magistrate in Bexar County.

HB 3004 (LC)Nash SP: Carona

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

HB 3141 (LC)Hartnett SP: Carona

Relating to the registration and protection of trademarks.

HB 3255 (LC)Strama/ Anchia SP: Van de Putte

Relating to the creation of guidelines for the Office of the State Demographer to encourage the inclusion of a broad variety of racial/ethnic groups in estimates and projections.

HB 3389 (LC)Workman SP: Watson

Relating to a seller's disclosure of natural or liquid propane gas on residential real property.

HB 3570 (LC)Smithee SP: Carona

Relating to insurance coverage requirements for certain amusement rides.

HB 3726 (CS) (LC)Guillen SP: Van de Putte

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

HB 3847 (LC)Lavender SP: Eltife

Relating to the Riverbend Water Resources District.

HCR 33 (LC)Raymond/ Guillen/ Pitts/ Martinez Fischer/ Lozano SP: Hinojosa

Authorizing the burial of Susana I. Aleman in the State Cemetery.

HCR 69 (LC)Hopson/ Hughes SP: Eltife

Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to name the Department of State Health Services Laboratory Services Section building in Austin in honor of former state representative Dr. Bob Glaze.