Regular Order of Business for 4/18/2011



April 18, 2011


(Calendar Order)


(Second Reading)

SJR 18 Eltife

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.

SJR 12 Patrick/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature.

SJR 40 (CS)Lucio/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a county to regulate land development if approved by a majority vote in a countywide election.

SJR 50 (CS) (LC)West

Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance educational loans to students and for authority to enter into bond enhancement agreements with respect to general obligation bonds issued for that purpose.


(Second Reading)

SCR 20 (LC)Fraser/ et al.

Urging the United States Congress to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases for stationary sources.

SCR 36 Williams/ Fraser/ Hinojosa/ Huffman/ Lucio/ et al.

Urging the members of the Texas congressional delegation to provide to the legislature a cost analysis of the exact funding necessary for full enforcement of all immigration laws in Texas and to immediately report back to the legislature as to the status of that funding and directing the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house to send a delegation of members from both chambers to meet with members of Congress and members of the executive branch to discuss the border security crisis.


(Third Reading)

SB 726 (CS)Rodriguez/ et al.

Relating to the establishment of the judicial access and improvement account to provide funding for basic civil legal services, indigent defense, and judicial technical support through certain county service fees and court costs imposed to fund the account.


(Second Reading)

SB 445 Eltife

Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.

SB 44 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness.

SB 763 (CS) (LC)Ellis/ et al.

Relating to the designation of certain areas as banking development districts to encourage the establishment of financial institution branches in those areas.

SB 170 (CS) (LC)Ellis/ et al.

Relating to the reorganization of powers and duties among agencies in this state that provide representation to indigent defendants in criminal cases and to the reorganization of funding sources for indigent defense.

SB 355 (CS)Ellis/ et al.

Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties.

SB 963 (LC)Uresti

Relating to certification of a person as eligible for disabled parking privileges.

SB 1436 (LC)Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to creating the offense of continuous trafficking of persons; providing a penalty and other civil consequences.

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 786 (LC)Harris

Relating to procedures for establishment, modification, and enforcement of child support obligations.

SB 353 (LC)Birdwell

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

SB 631 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to statutory references to the common electronic infrastructure project formerly known as TexasOnline.

SB 632 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the application of the Information Resources Management Act to public junior colleges and public junior college districts.

SB 982 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas in relation to extended service areas and toll-free local calling areas.

SB 49 (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to school district requirements regarding parental notification and documentation in connection with disciplinary alternative education programs.

SB 534 (LC)Davis

Relating to the designation of State Highway 121 in Tarrant and Johnson Counties as the Chisholm Trail Parkway.

SB 949 (CS)Ellis/ et al.

Relating to the first day of instruction in certain school districts that provide additional days of instruction financed with local funds.

SB 644 (CS)Hegar

Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the operation of certain insurance programs; imposing administrative penalties.

SB 765 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the territory of the El Paso County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4.

SB 815 (LC)Lucio

Relating to the funding of port security, facility projects, and port studies.

SB 371 (LC)Seliger/ et al.

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

SB 648 Whitmire/ Hegar

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

SB 413 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of counties.

SB 1303 (LC)West

Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 81st Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.

SB 1476 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the minimum continuing legal education requirements for an attorney employed in the executive branch of state government.

SB 908 Fraser

Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers.

SB 984 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the elimination of certain tariff filing requirements for telecommunications providers.

SB 985 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the regulation of Voice over Internet Protocol service.

SB 654 (CS)Whitmire/ Hegar

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

SB 660 (CS)Hinojosa/ Hegar

Relating to the review and functions of the Texas Water Development Board, including the functions of the board and related entities in connection with the process for establishing and appealing desired future conditions in a groundwater management area.

SB 7 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to strategies for and improvements in quality of health care provided through and care management in the child health plan and medical assistance programs designed to achieve healthy outcomes and efficiency.

SB 986 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to deregulation of certain telecommunications markets and companies.

SB 8 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to improving the quality and efficiency of health care.

SB 1214 (CS)Patrick

Relating to equal opportunity for access by private and parochial school students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities.

SB 773 (CS)Zaffirini

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

SB 935 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the method of delivery of certain notices sent by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 922 (LC)Deuell/ et al.

Relating to the designation of a segment of State Highway 243 in Van Zandt County as the Veterans Memorial Parkway.

SB 295 (CS)Watson

Relating to the definition of emergency services personnel for purposes of the enhanced penalty prescribed for an assault committed against a person providing emergency services.

SB 732 Nichols

Relating to the prohibition of certain regulations by a municipality in its extraterritorial jurisdiction involving trees and vegetation.

SB 565 (CS)Hegar/ et al.

Relating to repeal of authority for the establishment and operation of the Trans-Texas Corridor and to the operation of vehicles on certain Texas roadways.

SB 354 (CS)Wentworth/ Birdwell/ Carona/ Deuell/ Eltife/ et al.

Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.

SB 897 (LC)Hegar

Relating to fishing tournament fraud; providing penalties.

SB 1494 (LC)Uresti

Relating to reporting to the Texas Judicial Council the election or appointment of certain municipal officers.

SB 1521 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from a municipal court building security fund.

SB 1607 (LC)Carona

Relating to the duties and responsibilities of certain county officials and the functions of county government.

SB 1617 (LC)Harris

Relating to the discretionary transfer from a juvenile court to a criminal court of certain alleged offenses arising out of a single criminal transaction.

SB 824 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the coordination of rural and small community initiatives.

SB 1058 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Department of Aging and Disability Services to the Angelina and Neches River Authority.

SB 1363 (CS) (LC)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to county and municipal land development regulations; providing a penalty.

SB 1788 (CS) (LC)Patrick

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

SB 216 (CS) (LC)Ellis

Relating to procedures related to the placement of a voter on the suspense list.

SB 1177 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to the adoption by health care facilities of a policy on vaccine preventable diseases; imposing penalties.

SB 717 Harris/ Van de Putte

Relating to the purpose and duties of the Council on Children and Families.

SB 265 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to training for employees and operators of certain child-care facilities.

SB 1050 West

Relating to the collection of certain information on a birth certificate.

SB 825 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the provision of affordable housing in colonias, rural communities, and small municipalities.

SB 120 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to requiring dental support for a child subject to a child support order.

SB 661 (CS)Nichols/ Hegar

Relating to the continuation and functions, as applicable, of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and the Public Utility Commission of Texas and to the transfer of certain functions from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas; imposing administrative penalties.

SB 1178 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to the regulation of certain shelter day-care facilities, child-care facilities, and individuals providing child-care services, and access to certain criminal history record information; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 434 (CS) (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the establishment of a task force to address the relationship between domestic violence and child abuse and neglect.

SB 1662 (LC)West

Relating to the payment of costs associated with certain educational programs of Prairie View A&M University.

SB 252 (CS) (LC)Jackson/ et al.

Relating to procedures relating to the issuance and renewal of, and certain notice requirements associated with, certain deer permits.

SB 378 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the date by which a pest management zone or cotton grower may request an extension of the cotton stalk destruction deadline.

SB 810 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the boundaries of the Ingleside Cove Wildlife Sanctuary.

SB 1086 (CS) (LC)Estes

Relating to the operation by the Department of Agriculture of programs for rural economic development and the marketing and promotion of agricultural and other products grown, processed, or produced in this state.

SB 1134 (CS) (LC)Hegar

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

SB 1420 (CS)Hinojosa/ Hegar/ Nichols

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation; providing penalties.

SB 924 (LC)Carona

Relating to energy efficiency reports by municipally owned utilities and electric cooperatives.

SB 1171 (LC)Carona

Relating to practices and professions regulated by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board.

SB 1353 Eltife/ Deuell/ Fraser/ Huffman/ Nichols/ et al.

Relating to certain claims against persons licensed as real estate brokers and salespersons.

SB 1598 (LC)Carona

Relating to the inspection of portable fire extinguishers.

SB 152 Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses.

SB 348 (LC)Estes/ et al.

Relating to the sale or delivery of salvia divinorum or Salvinorin A to a child; providing a penalty.

SB 843 Patrick

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of failure to identify.

SB 976 Hinojosa

Relating to the supervised reentry into the community of certain inmates nearing their date of discharge from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

SB 1103 (LC)Carona

Relating to the venue for prosecution of certain theft offenses.

SB 1600 (LC)Whitmire

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

SB 1258 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to the disposal of demolition waste from abandoned or nuisance buildings in certain areas.

SB 1676 (LC)Ellis

Relating to educational and training requirements for certain peace officers on ethical decision making.

SB 1217 (CS) (LC)Estes

Relating to an excavator's duty to notify a notification center before excavating; providing civil and criminal penalties.

SB 933 (LC)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.

SB 1638 (LC)Davis

Relating to the exception of certain personal information from required disclosure under the public information law.

SB 1692 (LC)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to municipal and county budgets on the Internet.

SB 601 (LC)Rodriguez

Relating to the authority of the El Paso County Hospital District to employ and commission peace officers.

SB 609 (LC)Rodriguez

Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules.

SB 1002 (LC)Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to the designation of program costs for providing bill payment assistance to certain military veterans as a necessary operating expense that is a first lien against revenue of certain electric and gas utilities' revenue securing certain public securities or obligations.

SB 977 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the imposition and use of the municipal hotel occupancy tax by certain eligible central municipalities.

SB 1413 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax and to the rate of the tax.

SB 1744 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the certification of a certified capital company.

SB 47 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the pro re nata administration of psychoactive medications in certain residential health care facilities.

SB 260 (CS) (LC)West/ et al.

Relating to minimum training standards for employees of certain child-care facilities.

SB 1243 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the use of a county risk management pool by certain county and district officers instead of the execution of bonds and to the authority of certain counties and intergovernmental pools to require reimbursement for punitive damage coverage.

SB 1496 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to the scope and validity of correction instruments in the conveyance of real property.

SB 860 (CS) (LC)Rodriguez

Relating to the authority of the El Paso County Hospital District to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, and other health care providers.

SB 540 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to a study of the fiscal impact of adjusting the amount of the ad valorem tax exemption to which disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of disabled veterans and certain members of the armed forces are entitled.

SB 1535 Watson

Relating to unclaimed property.

SB 1168 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the repeal of the certification process for personnel service owners and the regulation of personnel services.

SB 1169 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the regulation of providers, administrators, and sellers of service contracts and identity recovery service contracts; providing penalties.

SB 1748 (CS)Gallegos

Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty.

SB 95 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the use by insurers of certain standard insurance policy forms for residential property insurance.

SB 270 (CS)Uresti

Relating to newborn hearing screenings.

SB 613 (CS) (LC)Rodriguez

Relating to educational requirements for licensing as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist.

SB 993 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to certain arrangements to provide care for a child during an investigation of abuse or neglect.

SB 1081 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to the dispensing of pharmaceuticals with an aesthetic purpose by physicians and therapeutic optometrists.

SB 1088 (CS)Rodriguez

Relating to the imposition by certain municipalities and municipal transit departments of the local sales and use tax in certain federal military installations.

SB 1055 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to reports concerning and the reporting of the use of certain funds by community supervision and corrections departments and to the preparation of commitment reduction plans by those departments.

SB 913 (CS) (LC)Estes

Relating to the transmission of records regarding over-the-counter sales of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and norpseudoephedrine and a person's civil liability for certain acts arising from the sale of those products.

SB 167 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files after an individual receives a pardon or a grant of certain other relief with respect to the offense for which the individual was arrested.

SB 264 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to certain information provided by local workforce development boards regarding certain child-care providers.

SB 943 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the classification, use, and regulation of electric energy storage equipment or facilities.

SB 1000 (CS) (LC)Eltife/ Hinojosa/ Van de Putte/ Williams/ et al.

Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of the Texas Real Estate Commission; making an appropriation.

SB 1099 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to smoke alarms and fire extinguishers in residential rental units.

SB 1125 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to energy efficiency goals and programs and the participation of loads in certain energy markets.

SB 1244 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the licensing and regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors and contracting companies; providing penalties.

SB 1281 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to certain violations of and offenses under The Securities Act; providing penalties.

SB 1400 (CS) (LC)Patrick

Relating to the regulation of certain private security companies and occupations.

SB 1509 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to license renewals by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

SB 1655 (CS) (LC)Watson/ et al.

Relating to transparency and propagation of information regarding personal automobile and residential property insurance rates, policies, and complaints.

SB 1810 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the exemption of certain retirement accounts from access by creditors.

SB 1862 (CS)Davis/ West

Relating to certain extensions of credit to consumers.

SB 1132 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the water rights permits issued to the Texas Water Development Board for the Allens Creek Reservoir.

SB 681 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the establishment of a task force to study the assessments of children in the child welfare system.

SB 1233 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the promotion of efficiencies in and the administration of certain county services and functions.

SB 1660 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to certain unclaimed property of veterans and veterans' families.

SB 1736 (LC)Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to the establishment of the College Credit for Heroes program.

SB 1732 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to authorizing the adjutant general to operate post exchanges on state military property.

SB 1733 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the occupational licensing of spouses of members of the military.

SB 1766 (CS) (LC)Rodriguez

Relating to the Texas Code of Military Justice.

SB 208 (CS) (LC)Gallegos

Relating to public notice and forums concerning finalists for the position of superintendent of a school district.

SB 1410 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to reporting student enrollment in tech-prep programs and evaluating tech-prep consortia.

SB 1046 (LC)Duncan

Relating to information regarding deceased registered voters.

SB 1271 (LC)Duncan

Relating to alternative dispute resolution systems established by counties.

SB 1342 Seliger

Relating to the use of bingo proceeds by licensed authorized organizations, including the use of proceeds to provide health insurance or health insurance benefits to certain employees.

SB 5 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the administration and business affairs of public institutions of higher education.

SB 1005 (CS)Van de Putte

Relating to fair treatment of all providers of instructional materials to students enrolled at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1729 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program.

SB 768 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the creation of the Rio de Vida Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

SB 1477 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to differential pay and benefits for certain officers and employees of emergency services districts who are members of the armed forces.

SB 375 (CS) (LC)Wentworth

Relating to categories of information presumed to be public and certain exceptions from required disclosure under the public information law.

SB 602 (CS) (LC)Rodriguez

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.

SB 1130 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the exception from required public disclosure of certain records of an appraisal district.

SB 1269 (CS) (LC)Wentworth

Relating to transportation, lodging, and meals offered to and accepted by public servants.

SB 1442 (CS) (LC)Shapiro/ et al.

Relating to the application requirements for a local project permit.

SB 896 (LC)Estes

Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to certain family members of a person who dies while serving in the United States armed forces.

SB 1043 (LC)Watson

Relating to the criminal penalty for the discarding of certain burning materials.

SB 1096 (LC)Rodriguez

Relating to the designation of State Highway 20 as a historic highway.

SB 1100 (LC)Shapiro/ et al.

Relating to the designation of the Irving Diamond Interchange.

SB 1311 (LC)Lucio/ Duncan/ Seliger/ et al.

Relating to the designation of certain highways as part of the Purple Heart Trail.

SB 1831 (LC)Wentworth/ et al.

Relating to the designation of the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail as a historic highway.

SB 1216 (CS)Estes

Relating to determination of the validity and enforceability of a contract containing an arbitration agreement in suits for dissolution of marriage and certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

SB 942 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the creation and financing of the Lakeway Regional Medical Center Defined Area in Travis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 17; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

SB 718 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to disciplinary action taken against public school students on the basis of serious misbehavior.

SB 266 (CS) (LC)Williams

Relating to notice required in connection with possessory liens on motor vehicles.

SB 1065 (CS)Williams

Relating to critical incident stress management and crisis response services.

SB 1620 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to substitution of certain career and technology courses for certain mathematics and science courses otherwise required under the recommended high school program.

SB 511 (CS)Van de Putte

Relating to the designated doctor's examination under the workers' compensation system.

SB 1661 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to the regulation of health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board; imposing an administrative penalty.

SB 1752 (LC)Uresti

Relating to confidentiality of certain Class C misdemeanor records related to the conviction of a child.

SB 15 (CS)Fraser

Relating to state energy policy and the planning of energy development and utilization.

SB 1054 (LC)Hegar

Relating to notice of acceptance or rejection of an insurance claim.

SB 1229 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the registration with the Texas Department of Insurance of certain contract examiners.

SB 1433 (LC)Carona

Relating to insurer receivership.

SB 1568 (LC)Estes

Relating to shareholder standing after a merger.

SB 1357 (CS) (LC)Estes

Relating to the redemption and impoundment of estrays.

SB 958 (CS) (LC)Wentworth

Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals.

SB 1356 (LC)Estes

Relating to the repeal of certain laws regulating the registration of animal tattoo marks with the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.

SB 1480 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the regulation of exotic aquatic species by the Parks and Wildlife Department; providing penalties.

SB 1435 (LC)Lucio

Relating to the possession of fish in the tidal water of this state.

SB 616 Rodriguez

Relating to the sale or transportation of certain desert plants; providing a penalty.

SB 1255 (CS) (LC)Estes

Relating to the employment of physicians by certain municipal hospital authorities.

SB 1250 (CS)Lucio

Relating to the applicability of certain restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities.

SB 635 Nichols/ Gallegos/ Patrick

Relating to the authority of the executive director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in relation to establishing water and sewer utility rates.

SB 636 Nichols/ Gallegos/ Patrick

Relating to the consolidation of more than one water or sewer system under a single tariff by an investor-owned utility.

SB 1295 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the mining and reclamation of certain land previously affected by surface coal mining operations.

SB 1296 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the use of proceeds of bonds and other financial security filed with the Railroad Commission of Texas by certain persons under the jurisdiction of the commission and deposited in the oil-field cleanup fund.

SB 1741 (LC)Fraser

Relating to tree mitigation fees imposed by municipalities.

SB 149 (LC)West

Relating to rules adopted and reporting required under the school district college credit program.

SB 1618 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to reporting requirements of state agencies and school districts.

SB 1300 (CS)Jackson

Relating to insurer restrictions regarding repair of a motor vehicle covered under an insurance policy.

SB 1332 (CS)Deuell

Relating to the waiver and release of a mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's lien or payment bond claim.

SB 1565 (CS)Ellis/ Eltife

Relating to encouraging public participation by citizens by protecting a person's right to petition, right of free speech, and right of association from meritless lawsuits arising from actions taken in furtherance of those rights.

SB 866 (CS)Deuell/ et al.

Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education.

SB 1113 (CS) (LC)Wentworth

Relating to certain contracts entered into by school districts for another entity to provide food services at one or more district schools.

SB 1619 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to participation of public high school students in college credit programs.

SB 1401 (CS)Williams

Relating to the organization, governance, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.

SB 267 (CS) (LC)Williams

Relating to a joint statement regarding the transfer of a motor vehicle as the result of a gift.

SB 1026 (CS) (LC)Harris

Relating to the powers and duties of an attorney ad litem appointed for a parent or an alleged father in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

SB 723 Williams

Relating to the proof of an applicant's identity and age required for the issuance of a marriage license.

SB 1682 Ellis/ et al.

Relating to the creation of managed assigned counsel programs.

SB 1048 (CS)Jackson

Relating to the creation of public and private facilities and infrastructure.

SB 529 (CS)Huffman

Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, distributors, and representatives.

SB 1225 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the disannexation of land in Caldwell County by the Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District or the Plum Creek Conservation District.

SB 1293 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the amounts of administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violations relating to certain pipelines.

SB 373 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to the office of county treasurer.

SB 1240 (CS) (LC)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.

SB 1368 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the authority of a co-owner of residential property to encumber the property.

SB 1385 (LC)Lucio

Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district or the collector for a taxing unit to waive penalties for failing to file certain documents.

SB 1393 (LC)Seliger

Relating to the use of contracts by local governments to purchase electricity.

SB 1592 (LC)Wentworth

Relating to the expiration of a county burn ban.

SB 1596 (CS) (LC)Wentworth

Relating to changes in participation in public utility agencies.

SB 4 (CS)Shapiro

Relating to certification, performance, continuing education, and appraisal of public school teachers.

SB 536 (CS) (LC)Davis

Relating to the use of certain discipline management practices or behavior management techniques by peace officers employed or commissioned by school districts.

SB 878 (LC)Whitmire

Relating to a defendant's release on a personal bond or bail bond.

SB 879 (LC)Whitmire

Relating to a local community supervision and corrections department monitoring certain conditions of bond and the administrative fees associated with certain department services.

SB 880 (LC)Whitmire

Relating to the operation of pretrial intervention and certain other programs by a community supervision and corrections department.

SB 953 (LC)Whitmire

Relating to the conditions for granting an occupational license to certain persons, the monitoring of those persons by a local community supervision and corrections department, and the fees associated with department services.

SB 1291 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the budget of certain divisions of the Texas Department of Insurance.

SB 1159 (CS) (LC)Wentworth

Relating to an exception to the residency requirements for filing a suit for dissolution of a marriage in this state for certain spouses of military personnel.

SB 1551 (CS) (LC)Rodriguez

Relating to missing children and missing persons; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 1431 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the functions of insurance holding company systems.

SB 1656 (CS)Watson

Relating to prohibition on certain underwriting and rating actions based on consumer inquiries.

SB 767 (CS) (LC)Ellis

Relating to the regulation of certain residential mortgage foreclosure consulting services; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 1320 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to deceptive trade practices in connection with executing and filing deeds in lieu of foreclosure.

SB 1434 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to certain low-income weatherization programs.

SB 1693 (CS)Carona

Relating to periodic rate adjustments by electric utilities.

SB 145 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to student loan repayment assistance for nurses employed as faculty members at certain institutions of higher education.

SB 1648 (CS) (LC)Watson/ et al.

Relating to the establishment of an academic health center by a university system.

SB 1799 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; authorizing the issuance of bonds.

SB 1555 Rodriguez

Relating to the investment of the permanent university fund and other funds under the management and control of the board of regents of The University of Texas System.

SB 641 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the calculation of interest on certain ad valorem tax refunds.

SB 604 (CS) (LC)Rodriguez

Relating to the execution of lawful process by county jailers.

SB 687 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications for law enforcement purposes.

SB 811 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the regulation of the practice of veterinary medicine.

SB 838 (LC)Patrick

Relating to the penalty for driving while intoxicated.

SB 905 (CS)Patrick/ Deuell/ Hegar/ Hinojosa/ Seliger/ et al.

Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to statewide elected officials, certain current and former members of the legislature, and certain state employees.

SB 1014 (CS) (LC)Davis

Relating to time of day during which prisoners may be discharged or released from county jails.

SB 1024 (LC)Rodriguez

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of theft of service.

SB 1116 (CS) (LC)Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to the punishment of certain prohibited conduct that occurs on a public school campus or on a vehicle owned by a county or school district.

SB 1219 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the website operated by the Public Utility Commission of Texas to provide information regarding the power to choose and a study on standardized electric service products and contracts.

SB 1319 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to home loans that are not federally related mortgage loans; providing civil penalties.

SB 1331 (LC)Watson

Relating to criminal offenses regarding the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor and providing alcoholic beverages to a minor.

SB 1378 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the authority of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribe to commission peace officers.

SB 1450 (CS)Zaffirini

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

SB 1522 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the entering of a plea in a criminal case by a defendant confined in a penal institution.

SB 1687 (CS) (LC)Ellis

Relating to information on turnover among county jail personnel.

SB 220 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to guardianships, including the assessment of prospective wards for, and the provision of, guardianship services by the Department of Aging and Disability Services.

SB 1717 (CS)Duncan

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

SB 1489 (CS)Whitmire

Relating to jurisdiction for the offenses of truancy and failure to attend school.

SB 1421 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to the awarding of grants provided by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

SB 877 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to a verification of the incarceration of an accused person in a criminal case for the purpose of discharging a surety's liability on a bail bond.

SB 462 (CS)West

Relating to the right to an expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest.

SB 12 (CS)Shapiro/ Davis/ Duncan/ Patrick/ West

Relating to the flexibility of the board of trustees of a school district in the management and operation of public schools in the district.

SB 89 (CS)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts.

SB 224 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to a program to recognize public schools with successful student health and fitness programs.

SB 573 (CS)Nichols/ Gallegos/ Patrick

Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer services.

SB 637 (CS)Nichols/ Gallegos/ Patrick

Relating to the recovery of certain rate case expenses by a water and sewer utility.

SB 1290 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Calhoun County Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 1478 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to permit review timelines of the surface mining and reclamation division of the Railroad Commission of Texas.


(Calendar Order)


(Second Reading)

HB 74 (CS) (LC)Flynn/ Sheffield/ Landtroop/ Farias SP: Van de Putte

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

HB 612 (LC)Hopson SP: Nichols

Relating to the criminal penalty for failure of a trustee to pay the beneficiaries of the trust the purchase price for timber sold by the trustee.

HB 613 (LC)Hopson/ Farrar SP: Nichols

Relating to the unauthorized harvesting of standing timber; providing for the imposition of a criminal penalty.

HB 15 (CS)Miller, Sid/ Callegari/ Harless/ Kolkhorst/ Patrick, Diane/ et al. SP: Patrick

Relating to informed consent to an abortion.