LOCAL AND UNCONTESTED BILLS
The following bills have been certified for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar to be held Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 9:00 AM.
Relating to the eligibility for unemployment benefits of a person receiving certain forms of remuneration.
Relating to the carrying of certain weapons in a watercraft.
Relating to measures to increase the affordability of textbooks used for courses at public or private institutions of higher education.
Relating to the duty imposed on the operator of a motor vehicle that strikes a structure adjacent to a highway.
Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by certain state law enforcement agencies for peace officer training functions.
Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients.
Relating to certain loans secured by a lien on residential real property and to other transactions involving residential real property; providing civil penalties.
Relating to possessing a glass container within the boundaries of certain riverbeds; providing criminal penalties.
Relating to the amendment of restrictions affecting real property in certain subdivisions.
Relating to the authority of certain retired peace officers to carry certain firearms.
Relating to activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance.
Relating to the regulation by a property owners' association of the installation of solar energy devices and certain roofing materials on property.
Relating to prohibiting deferred adjudication community supervision for certain defendants convicted of murder.
Relating to the proper identification of boats and outboard motors; creating an offense.
Relating to the eligibility of employees convicted of certain offenses to provide services under a contract with a public school.
Relating to certain oversize and overweight permits issued by the Texas Department of Transportation.
Relating to the creation of the Rowlett Waterfront Entertainment Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds.
Relating to temporary housing between academic terms for certain postsecondary students who have been under the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Relating to the definition of local law enforcement authority for purposes of the sex offender registration program.
Relating to the civil service status of emergency medical services personnel in certain municipalities.
Relating to Bronze Star Medal and Bronze Star Medal with Valor specialty license plates.
Relating to the information required to be included on a form for an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization.
Relating to the production and use of an instructional video on recreational water safety.
Relating to football helmet safety requirements in public schools.
Relating to complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board.
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.
Relating to verification of identity of applicants for benefits under and prevention of duplicate participation in the financial assistance and supplemental nutrition assistance programs.
Relating to the period in which a person commits the offense of funeral service disruption.
Relating to student information required to be provided at the time of enrollment in public schools.
Relating to a criminal defendant's incompetency to stand trial, to certain related time credits, and to the maximum period allowed for restoration of the defendant to competency.
Relating to a requirement that certain bond issuers obtain an appraisal of property that is to be purchased with bond proceeds.
Relating to the continuing issuance of freshwater fishing stamps by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
Relating to the notice provided to a foster parent before a change in a child's foster care placement.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Scurry County Hospital District.
Relating to facilitating the enrollment in or transfer to a public school district of a student in the conservatorship of the state.
Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities to borrow money for a public hospital.
Relating to the sale or lease of property by certain municipalities owning land near the shoreline of certain lakes.
Relating to the Rankin County Hospital District.
Relating to certain custom vehicles and street rods.
Relating to auxiliary members of an appraisal review board.
Relating to the sealing of and restricting access to juvenile records of adjudications of delinquent conduct or conduct indicating a need for supervision and to the confidentiality of records of certain misdemeanor convictions of a child.
Relating to excess undergraduate credit hours at public institutions of higher education.
Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund; making an appropriation.
Relating to procedures for obtaining informed consent before certain postmortem examinations or autopsies.
Relating to enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax.
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information concerning current and former employees of certain divisions of the office of attorney general.
Relating to the extension of deed restrictions in certain residential real estate subdivisions.
Relating to an exemption for active duty personnel and certain veterans from the requirement to complete the live firing portion of a hunter education program.
Relating to the issuance of an identification card to certain honorably retired peace officers.
Relating to the calculation of interest on certain ad valorem tax refunds.
Relating to a tenant's failure to pay rent during an appeal of an eviction for nonpayment of rent after filing a pauper's affidavit.
Relating to the sentencing hearing or deferred adjudication hearing and conditions of community supervision for defendants convicted of certain offenses involving controlled substances.
Relating to the resale of property purchased by a taxing unit at a tax sale.
Relating to the procedures for reducing or terminating community supervision and the establishment of certain time credits through which a defendant's period of community supervision is reduced.
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.
Relating to payment and collection of assessments and other charges owed to a property owners' association and foreclosure of a property owners' association assessment lien.
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax.
Relating to the repeal of certain prohibitions on purchases of paper supplies and cabinets by state agencies.
Relating to the Moore County Hospital District.
Relating to the operation and jurisdiction of certain district courts serving Webb County.
Relating to the use of safety guards or flaps on certain vehicles or vehicle combinations.
Relating to speed limits.
Relating to vehicle parking requirements in certain municipal housing authority communities.
Relating to the boundaries and financing of public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county.
Relating to the applicability of the law on the consequences of a criminal conviction to law enforcement officer license holders and applicants.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Castro County Hospital District.
Relating to rights and remedies of certain residential tenants; providing civil penalties.
Relating to creating the offense of altering a disabled parking placard.
Relating to the grounds for revocation of an emergency medical services personnel certification.
Relating to the contracting authority of the Val Verde County Hospital District.
Relating to allowing the commissioners court of a county to deliberate in a closed meeting regarding business and financial issues related to a contract being negotiated.
Relating to consolidating precincts in a primary election.
Relating to the prevention of automobile burglary and theft.
Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities in certain populous counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians.
Relating to the reporting of political contributions, political expenditures, and personal financial information, and to complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission.
Relating to emergency service districts.
Relating to suits to enjoin gang activity that constitutes a public nuisance.
Relating to the disqualification of a district or county attorney who is the subject of a criminal investigation.
Relating to the North Oak Cliff Municipal Management District.
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade sports facilities in certain municipalities.
Relating to protective orders for certain victims of stalking or sexual assault.
Relating to the installation of a speed feedback sign by a property owners' association.
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to lease and contract for the operation of rolling stock during certain emergencies.
Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 4; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
Relating to the creation of the Pilot Knob Municipal Utility District No. 5; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
Relating to requiring an interagency memorandum of understanding regarding the Public Assistance Reporting Information System and to the use of data from that system.
Relating to the type of newspaper required for publication of notice in certain counties.
Relating to certain information or guidelines provided by or concerning a property owners' association or concerning subdivisions that are subject to restrictive covenants.
Relating to the withdrawal of security by a bail bond surety.
Relating to the authority of certain persons to execute bail bonds and act as sureties.
Relating to certain arrangements to provide care for a child during an investigation of abuse or neglect.
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of tampering with a witness.
Relating to the execution of a search warrant for data or information contained in or on certain devices.
Relating to the jurisdiction of, number of jurors in, and the clerk serving the County Court at Law of Van Zandt County.
Relating to the membership and duties of the Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Williamson-Liberty Hill Municipal Utility District.
Relating to the contracting authority of the Collingsworth County Hospital District.
Relating to the creation of a first offender prostitution prevention program.
Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.
Relating to service of process at the registered office of certain registered agents.
Relating to the resolution of overpayment or underpayment of income benefits under the workers' compensation program
Relating to the filing of writs of habeas corpus in mental health cases.
Relating to the requirement that certain mammography reports contain information regarding supplemental breast cancer screening.
Relating to the amount of the bond for county taxes required to be given by the county assessor-collector for certain counties.
Relating to the requirement that the Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments provide certain services and programs.
Relating to victim notification regarding the release of a defendant who was acquitted by reason of insanity in a criminal case.
Relating to regional contracted brokers and subcontractors of regional contracted brokers providing Medicaid nonemergency medical transportation services.
Relating to the search for and rescue of victims of water-oriented accidents.
Relating to enforcement of laws related to water safety.
Relating to the deadlines by which provisional ballots must be processed and the state canvass must be conducted for certain elections.
Relating to service and qualifications for membership on an advisory committee established by the Employees Retirement System of Texas to provide advice to the board of trustees on investments and investment-related issues.
Relating to certain election practices and procedures; providing a penalty.
Relating to the authority of the board of trustees to set rates for certain municipal utility systems.
Relating to the requirement to prepay ad valorem taxes as a prerequisite to determining certain motions or protests and the authority of an appraisal review board to determine compliance with the requirement.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 112.
Relating to the eligibility of the adjutant general's department to receive Foundation School Program funding for students enrolled in the Texas ChalleNGe Academy.
Relating to abating or deferring the suspension or revocation of a license issued by the Department of Public Safety for victims of identity theft.
Relating to a county audit of a hotel regarding the hotel occupancy tax.
Relating to fire code certificates of compliance.
Relating to the creation of Jefferson County Management District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.
Relating to appointment of bailiffs for the district courts in Comal, Hays, and Caldwell Counties.
Relating to a county's general revenue levy for indigent health care.
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding victims of trafficking of persons and to the issuance and enforcement of protective orders to protect victims of trafficking of persons; providing penalties.
Relating to the posting on the Internet by the county assessor-collector of information regarding ad valorem tax rates.
Relating to authorized investments for ports and navigation districts.
Relating to the creation of the Bearpen Creek Municipal Utility District of Hunt County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
Relating to employment by school districts of certain persons under probationary contracts.
Relating to title insurance.
Relating to confidentiality of information held by a public retirement system.
Relating to access to certain records regarding an employment discrimination claim.
Relating to the reporting of certain warrant or capias information to the national crime information center.
Relating to the family allowance, treatment of exempt property, and an allowance in lieu of exempt property in the administration of a decedent's estate.
Relating to creating a teen dating violence court program and the deferral of adjudication and dismissal of certain dating violence cases.
Relating to the appeal of an indefinite suspension of a municipal firefighter.
Relating to the regulation of traffic on certain roads by counties.
Relating to the authority of a state employee to authorize a deduction from the employee's salary or wage payment for a charitable contribution to certain entities.
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.
Relating to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles' electronic lien system.
Relating to the unlawful use of a criminal instrument or mechanical security device; providing a penalty.
Relating to authorizing certain municipalities to donate surplus real property of negligible or negative value to certain private persons.
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to lower speed limits on certain highways.
Relating to the eligibility of visitors to use certain public transportation services for people with disabilities.
Relating to notice of coverage reduction on renewal of a property/casualty insurance policy.
Relating to the criteria for determining whether a child is a missing child.
Relating to the effect of rules and standards adopted by the Railroad Commission of Texas relating to the liquefied petroleum gas industry on ordinances, orders, or rules adopted by political subdivisions relating to that industry.
Relating to driver training and education.
Relating to the application of statutes that classify political subdivisions according to population.
Relating to the state Medicaid program as the payor of last resort.
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.
Relating to meetings, elections, and records of certain property owners' associations.
Relating to provisions in the dedicatory instruments of property owners' associations regarding display of flags.
Relating to the power of the Aransas County Navigation District to determine the amount of a check or bond necessary to purchase land from the district.
Relating to the creation of the Calhoun County Groundwater Conservation District.
Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for tangible personal property incorporated into or attached to certain agricultural structures.
Relating to the operation and efficiency of the eligibility determination process for supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits.
Relating to the use of video teleconferencing systems in certain criminal proceedings.
Relating to restrictions on the sale of certain motor vehicles at vehicle shows or exhibitions.
Relating to increasing awareness in this state of the importance of higher education.
Relating to certain debt cancellation agreements made in connection with retail installment contracts.
Relating to the exception of an audit working paper of a hospital district from required disclosure under the public information law.
Relating to the administration of the collection improvement program.
Relating to vehicles used for the purpose of participating in equine activities or attending livestock shows.
Relating to the confidentiality of certain communications and records made or collected in reference to certain sexual assault survivors.
Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance.
Relating to continuing education for physicians and nurses regarding the treatment of tick-borne diseases.
Relating to the operation on a highway or street of a motor vehicle that is drawing a boat or personal watercraft in or on which a child is riding; providing a penalty.
Relating to the issuance of an identification card to certain individuals to permit entrance into certain county buildings without passing through security services.
Relating to the funding of projects in the boundaries of certain intermunicipal commuter rail districts.
Relating to the rate of the hotel occupancy tax in certain counties.
Relating to the period of a license for a freestanding medical emergency care facility.
Relating to the cancellation of a subdivision by a commissioners court.
Relating to the office of inspector general of the Department of Public Safety.
Relating to fees to finance capital improvements in certain municipalities.
Relating to the reporting of information to claims databases by insurers.
Relating to the offenses of unauthorized duplication, unauthorized recording, unauthorized operation of recording device, and improper labeling of recordings.
Relating to creating a pilot program to implement the culture change model of care at certain state supported living centers.
Relating to the establishment and operation of perpetual care cemeteries by certain organized religious societies and sects in certain populous municipalities.
Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 80 in the town of Sunnyvale as a Blue Star Memorial Highway.
Relating to electronic communication between property owners and chief appraisers, appraisal districts, appraisal review boards, or any combination of those persons.
Relating to membership of the commissioner of education and the Texas Education Agency in certain advisory committees, commissions, task forces, and other similar entities.
Relating to the operations and monitoring of fusion centers in this state.
Relating to the registration of certain physical therapy facilities by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
Relating to the penalties for repeat and habitual felony offenders.
Relating to state purchasing preferences for recycled products and to the efficient operation of certain telecommunications entities.
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of breach of computer security.
Relating to the requirements for grant programs funded through the Texas emissions reduction plan.
Relating to reporting of lobbying activities and changes in lobbying activities.
Relating to the designation of the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail as a historic highway.
Relating to the use of auction proceeds from the sale of abandoned motor vehicles, watercraft, or outboard motors to compensate certain property owners.
Relating to the regulatory authority of the consumer credit commissioner and to fees and interest charged in connection with consumer credit transactions.
Relating to the containment of costs incurred in the correctional health care system.
Relating to high school readiness, to the assessment of public school students for college readiness and developmental education courses to prepare students for college-level coursework, and to teacher certification to teach at certain grade levels in public school.
Relating to criminal offenses regarding the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor and providing alcoholic beverages to a minor.
Relating to the recusal and disqualification of municipal judges.
Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for surviving spouses of disabled veterans of the United States armed forces.
Relating to the powers and duties of certain public improvement districts operated by counties.
Relating to the use of an unsworn declaration.
Relating to the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force.
Relating to certain privatization of maintenance contracts awarded by the Texas Department of Transportation.
Relating to the rights, powers, functions, and duties of the West Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 5.
Relating to investigations of certain offenses involving the Internet-based sexual exploitation of a minor; creating the Internet crimes against children account to support those activities.
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to adopt safety standards for high-speed rail.
Relating to the creation of the Lajitas Utility District No. 1 of Brewster County; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
Relating to the Hudson Ranch Fresh Water Supply District No. 1.
Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Town Center Management District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.
Relating to gifts and donations to the McLennan County Juvenile Board.
Relating to the adoption of a uniform collaborative law Act in regard to family law matters.
Relating to the creation of North Fort Bend County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.
Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 183 as the Cpl. Jason K. LaFleur Memorial Highway.
Relating to the extension of the deadline for holding the confirmation and initial directors' election of the Tradition Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Denton County.
Relating to the creation of the Bridgeland Management District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.
Relating to excluding certain territory from the Harris County Road Improvement District No. 2.
Relating to the creation of criminal law magistrates for Burnet County.
Relating to the powers of the CLL Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.
Relating to the creation of the Midlothian Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds.
Relating to the proceedings that may be referred to and the powers of a criminal law magistrate in Travis County.
Relating to the date for the election of directors of the Hill Country Underground Water Conservation District.
Notifying the U.S. Department of Education that certain career schools or colleges are legally authorized by the state of Texas to operate educational programs beyond secondary education.
Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the district attorney for the 287th Judicial District.