Regular Order of Business for 5/4/2011

REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS



Wednesday

May 4, 2011





HOUSE BILLS

(Calendar Order)




HOUSE BILLS

(Second Reading)



HB 1 (CS)Pitts SP: Ogden

General Appropriations Bill.


HB 1844 (LC)Guillen SP: Watson

Relating to storage of local government records by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.


HB 558 (LC)Deshotel SP: Carona

Relating to payoff statements provided in connection with certain home loans.


HB 699 (CS) (LC)Deshotel SP: Lucio

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


HB 2035 (CS) (LC)Hamilton SP: Jackson

Relating to the temporary relocation of an alcoholic beverage distributor's or wholesaler's premises during a period of emergency and delivery of alcoholic beverages to a distributor's or wholesaler's premises.


HB 801 (LC)Anderson, Charles "Doc"/ Beck SP: Birdwell

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


HB 1551 (LC)Aycock SP: Fraser

Relating to the power of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to issue bonds.


HB 1944 (LC)Hilderbran SP: Uresti

Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Crockett County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.


HB 1674 (CS) (LC)Jackson, Jim SP: Harris

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


HB 1147 (LC)Smith, Wayne SP: Wentworth

Relating to notice by a governmental entity regarding certain geospatial data products.


HB 2271 (CS)Anchia SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission, the abolishment of the Equine Research Account Advisory Committee, and the authority of Texas AgriLife Research; providing an administrative penalty.


HB 447 (CS) (LC)Menendez SP: Uresti

Relating to the powers of a defense base development authority.


HB 4 (CS)Pitts/ Aycock/ Darby/ Zerwas/ Otto/ et al. SP: Ogden

Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.


HB 438 (LC)Thompson/ Chisum/ Hunter/ Dukes/ Hopson SP: Carona/ et al.

Relating to health benefit plan coverage for orally administered anticancer medications.


HB 457 (LC)Craddick SP: Nelson

Relating to restrictions on the promotion and operation of charitable raffles.


HB 1032 (LC)Smithee SP: Davis

Relating to a rescission period for annuity contracts.


HB 2561 (LC)Eissler SP: Duncan

Relating to the definition of "school year" for purposes of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.


HB 1064 (LC)Pitts/ Cook/ Shelton/ Anderson, Charles "Doc" SP: Eltife/ et al.

Relating to exempting certain customers from certain demand charges by transmission and distribution utilities.


HB 1952 (LC)Kuempel SP: Eltife

Relating to alcoholic beverage seller-servers and to seller training programs.


HB 1953 (LC)Kuempel SP: Eltife

Relating to notice by sign of an alcoholic beverage permit or license application.


HB 2503 (LC)Thompson SP: Eltife

Relating to insurance agent licenses issued to certain foreign corporations and partnerships.


HB 2375 (LC)Hamilton SP: Carona

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


HB 2559 (LC)Truitt SP: Harris

Relating to commercial motor vehicle installment sales.


HB 2582 (LC)Murphy SP: Whitmire

Relating to the repeal of the partial tax exemption for certain beer.


HB 2680 (LC)King, Tracy O. SP: Hegar

Relating to the procedure for certain small local exchange companies to propose to offer certain services or to make a minor change in a rate or tariff.


HB 3287 (LC)Giddings SP: Carona

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


HB 46 (LC)Menendez SP: Hinojosa

Relating to compensatory time off for certain employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department.


HB 1300 (LC)Guillen/ Frullo/ Farias SP: Eltife

Relating to funding for state sites and programs of the Parks and Wildlife Department through private contributions and partnerships and to commercial advertising on certain state sites.


HB 1322 (LC)Scott SP: Lucio

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


HB 1346 (LC)Guillen SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the consistent use of the term "game warden" throughout the Parks and Wildlife Code.


HB 1527 (LC)Miller, Sid SP: Uresti

Relating to the certification of the state's primary standards of weights and measures.


HB 1806 (LC)Flynn SP: Hegar

Relating to fishing tournament fraud; providing penalties.


HB 1936 Gutierrez SP: Lucio

Relating to importation and shipment of alcoholic beverages for personal consumption.


HB 1625 Brown SP: Carona

Relating to the renewal of electrical sign apprentice licenses.


HB 1753 (LC)Gallego/ Hilderbran/ Geren/ Turner SP: Uresti

Relating to the threshold amount at which public utilities are required to report a transaction.


HB 2012 (LC)Thompson SP: Gallegos

Relating to certain prohibited dealings between a wholesaler and retailer of alcoholic beverages.


HB 2991 (LC)Deshotel SP: Carona

Relating to a determination of the reasonable relation of certain transactions to particular jurisdictions.


HB 444 Creighton/ et al. SP: Nichols

Relating to notification of applications for permits for certain injection wells.


HB 571 (LC)Huberty/ Eissler/ et al. SP: Williams

Relating to the regulation of certain aggregate production operations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; providing penalties.


HB 716 (CS) (LC)Miller, Sid/ Christian/ Deshotel SP: Fraser/ et al.

Relating to the taking of certain feral hogs and coyotes using a helicopter.


HB 965 (LC)Callegari/ Creighton SP: Hegar

Relating to continuing education requirements for persons holding licenses issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.


HB 1832 (LC)Ritter SP: Williams

Relating to the law governing the Lower Neches Valley Authority; providing authority to issue bonds.


HB 1901 (LC)Keffer SP: Birdwell

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


HB 2360 Schwertner SP: Ogden

Relating to the creation of the Corn Hill Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds.


HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



HCR 45 (LC)Kleinschmidt SP: Ogden

Designating Giddings as the official Depot Capital of Texas.

 

 

 

 


SENATE BILLS

(Calendar Order)



SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS

(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.


SENATE RESOLUTIONS



SR 506 (CS) (LC)Rodriguez

Expressing support for the conservation of Castner Range.


SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

(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 35 (LC)Wentworth

Designating western swing as the official State Music of Texas.


SCR 39 (LC)Shapiro

Designating the month of April each year from 2011 through 2020 as Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month.


SCR 41 (LC)Hinojosa

Designating the red drum as the official State Saltwater Fish of Texas.


SCR 32 Seliger

Expressing opposition to federal regulation of intrastate water resources.


SENATE BILLS

(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.


SENATE BILLS

(Second Reading)



SB 445 Eltife

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


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 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 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 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 654 (CS)Whitmire/ Hegar

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


SB 1214 (CS)Patrick

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


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 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 1607 (LC)Carona

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


SB 824 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the coordination of rural and small community initiatives.


SB 1363 (CS) (LC)Lucio/ et al.

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


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 1171 (LC)Carona

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


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 1676 (LC)Ellis

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


SB 1535 Watson

Relating to unclaimed property.


SB 1748 (CS)Gallegos

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


SB 270 (CS)Uresti

Relating to newborn hearing screenings.


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 1099 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

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


SB 1509 (CS) (LC)Carona

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


SB 1862 (CS)Davis/ West

Relating to certain extensions of credit to consumers.


SB 5 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the administration and business affairs of 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 1435 (LC)Lucio

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


SB 1741 (LC)Fraser

Relating to tree mitigation fees imposed by municipalities.


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 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 1401 (CS)Williams

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


SB 723 Williams

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


SB 1592 (LC)Wentworth

Relating to the expiration of a county burn ban.


SB 1648 (CS) (LC)Watson/ et al.

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


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/ et al.

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


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 federal and state employees.


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 1376 Shapiro

Relating to prohibiting the sale and use of certain radar interference devices; creating an offense.


SB 1463 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the processing fee charged for a dishonored payment device.


SB 570 (CS)Shapiro

Relating to beginning teacher induction and mentoring programs for public schools.


SB 1533 (LC)Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to restrictions on school districts making available to students food containing industrially produced trans fat.


SB 1902 (CS) (LC)Eltife

Relating to the Riverbend Water Resources District.


SB 346 (CS)Gallegos

Relating to the curriculum that must be provided by a disciplinary alternative education program.


SB 1849 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to furthering stability and affordable service in the communications industry through the universal service fund.


SB 1102 (CS)Wentworth

Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties.


SB 546 (CS)Deuell

Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians.


SB 1022 (LC)Rodriguez/ et al.

Relating to the graduate medical training requirements for certain foreign medical school graduates applying for a license to practice medicine in this state.


SB 1438 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the program for impaired pharmacists and disciplinary proceedings conducted by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.


SB 682 (LC)Huffman

Relating to access to criminal history record information that relates to a person who is an applicant for appointment to an appraisal review board.


SB 1209 (LC)Whitmire

Relating to the detention of certain juvenile offenders.


SB 1208 (LC)Whitmire

Relating to the age until which juveniles placed on determinate sentence probation may be on probation.


SB 955 (LC)Gallegos

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


SB 954 (LC)Gallegos

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


SB 848 (CS)Patrick

Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups.


SB 1543 (CS)Wentworth

Relating to the authority of an independent school district to invest in corporate bonds.


SB 1483 (CS)Shapiro

Relating to the state virtual school network and virtual high schools.


SB 1583 (CS)Ogden

Relating to state fiscal matters.


SB 1164 (CS) (LC)Wentworth

Relating to optional annuity increases and annual supplemental payments for certain retirees and beneficiaries of the Texas Municipal Retirement System.


SB 1536 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to retirement under public retirement systems for employees of certain municipalities.


SB 1579 (CS)Ogden

Relating to state fiscal matters related to general government.


SB 1581 (CS)Ogden

Relating to state fiscal matters related to public and higher education.


SB 1584 (CS)Ogden

Relating to state fiscal matters related to natural resources and the environment.


SB 1809 (CS)Lucio

Relating to a study by the comptroller of public accounts of the economic impact of the Texas-Mexico border wall in the State of Texas.


SB 1816 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to county and municipal land development regulation.


SB 1878 (CS) (LC)Deuell/ et al.

Relating to the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly.


SB 22 (CS)Shapiro

Relating to public school finance and prekindergarten programs.


SB 1032 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the licensure and regulation of equine dental providers; providing penalties.


SB 1564 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to developmental education courses and the assessment of student readiness under the Texas Success Initiative for public institutions of higher education.


SB 1727 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to a fixed tuition rate program for certain students who transfer to a state university after completing an associate degree program.


SB 1823 (CS)Patrick/ Hinojosa

Relating to guaranteed student loans and alternative education loans.


SB 32 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the consolidation of related higher education programs governing tuition, fee exemptions, and waivers respective to specific target populations.


SB 1348 (CS)Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to higher education curriculum review teams to review public school curriculum standards for college readiness purposes.


SB 812 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the service retirement benefits of certain retirees who resume employment within the Texas Municipal Retirement System.


SB 956 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the creation of the Northern Dallam County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.


SB 1057 (LC)Wentworth

Relating to the transfer of certain vehicle registrations at the time of sale of the vehicle.


SB 1422 (CS) (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to coordinated county transportation authorities; creating an offense.


SB 1285 (LC)Watson

Relating to contributions to the retirement systems for certain police officers in certain municipalities.


SB 1286 (LC)Watson

Relating to the administration and funding of retirement systems for firefighters in certain municipalities.


SB 1751 (LC)Uresti

Relating to calculation of the net resources of a person ordered to pay child support.


SB 972 Hinojosa

Relating to the taking of a defendant's bail bond by county jailers.


SB 1529 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the date by which law enforcement agencies must report arrests to the Department of Public Safety.


SB 1616 (CS)West

Relating to the collection, storage, preservation, retrieval, and destruction of biological evidence.


SB 66 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the transfer of a student from the school district of the student's residence to another district.


SB 1471 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to land reclamation projects using tires.


SB 1491 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the creation of the Terrell County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.


SB 1910 (CS) (LC)Rodriguez/ et al.

Relating to the delay of the transition to competition for an electric utility located in the Western Electricity Coordinating Council service area and net metering requirements and energy efficiency goals and programs for such utility.


SB 105 (CS) (LC)Davis

Relating to a restriction on the formation into which certain commercial disposal wells permitted by the Railroad Commission of Texas may inject oil and gas waste.


SB 467 (CS) (LC)Wentworth

Relating to power of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize certain injection wells that transect or terminate in the Edwards Aquifer.


SB 1073 (CS) (LC)Jackson

Relating to rainwater harvesting systems that are connected to public water supply systems.


SB 1649 (CS)Watson/ et al.

Relating to a grant program to support the prosecution of certain crimes.


SB 1742 (CS)Fraser

Relating to the operation of plug-in electric motor vehicles.


SB 1806 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to timely filing of a surplus lines policy; providing penalties.


SB 1636 (CS)Davis

Relating to the collection, analysis, and preservation of sexual assault or DNA evidence.


SB 1731 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to requiring public junior colleges to offer an academic associate degree program.


SB 555 (CS)Watson

Relating to the regulation of LP-gas utility companies.


SB 1743 (CS) (LC)Fraser

Relating to access by members of certain electric cooperatives to meetings of the boards of directors and certain information of the electric cooperatives.


SB 1184 (CS) (LC)Nichols

Relating to the creation of the Timber Springs Municipal Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds.


SB 1190 (CS) (LC)Gallegos

Relating to the appeal of an indefinite suspension of a municipal firefighter.


SB 1404 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the deadline for filing a suit to compel an appraisal review board to change an appraisal roll.


SB 1546 (CS) (LC)Patrick

Relating to the right to a new hearing before an appraisal review board following a failure to attend a hearing.


SB 1760 Lucio

Relating to notice of water and wastewater requirements before certain sales of certain residential properties.


SB 1789 (LC)Patrick

Relating to platting requirements affecting subdivision golf courses in certain counties.


SB 1875 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the governing body and the powers of the Agua Special Utility District.


SB 1877 (CS)Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Oatman Hill Municipal Utility District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 1880 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to the powers and duties of the Imperial Redevelopment District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.


SB 1881 (LC)Wentworth

Relating to certain financial powers and duties of the Travis-Creedmoor Municipal Utility District.


SB 1882 (CS) (LC)Patrick

Relating to the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 22; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.


SB 1909 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to The University of Texas at Brownsville, including its partnership agreement with the Texas Southmost College District.


SB 1198 (CS)Rodriguez

Relating to decedents' estates.


SB 1699 (CS)Williams

Relating to authorizing the use of an image verification system to determine whether an applicant for a driver's license or personal identification certificate is a fugitive from justice.


SB 1386 (CS)Lucio

Relating to the refusal to register motor vehicles by a county assessor-collector or the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.


SB 1697 (CS)Williams

Relating to duties and restrictions regarding the special Texas Rangers.


SB 1330 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to driving safety courses for individuals younger than 25 years of age receiving deferred disposition for certain traffic offenses.


SB 1114 (CS) (LC)Wentworth

Relating to the regulation of driver training schools and instructors.


SB 1036 (CS)Williams

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


SB 288 (CS)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to operate one or more southbound vehicle checkpoints near the international border of this state for the purpose of preventing certain criminal offenses.


SB 1532 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to a photograph on a personal identification certificate, driver's license, or commercial driver's license.


SB 1664 (CS)Duncan

Relating to the powers and duties of and contributions to and benefits from the systems and programs administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.


SB 1906 (CS) (LC)Wentworth

Relating to certain notice requirements for municipalities and counties under the open meetings law.


SB 34 (LC)Zaffirini/ Davis/ Huffman/ Nelson/ Shapiro/ et al.

Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas Women Veterans Program.


SB 451 Ellis

Relating to death benefits for eligible survivors of certain Texas National Guard members.


SB 1621 Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to establishing veterans resource centers at certain institutions of higher education.


SB 1737 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to accrual and use of leave of absence for certain training or duty, including military training or duty, by public employees and officers.


SB 146 (CS)Hinojosa

Relating to the offense of smuggling of persons and unlawful transport of an individual; providing penalties.


SB 931 (CS) (LC)Williams

Relating to the determination of incompetency in criminal cases.


SB 1234 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to municipal management districts.


SB 1695 (CS)Williams

Relating to penalties for engaging in organized criminal activity.


SB 1698 (CS)Williams

Relating to reporting concerning inmates who are confined in county jails and subject to federal immigration detainers.


SB 649 (LC)Hinojosa/ Hegar

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation; providing penalties.


SB 665 Hinojosa/ Hegar

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.


SB 1571 (CS)Watson

Relating to information subject to the public information law.


SB 669 (CS) (LC)Wentworth

Relating to requests to inspect or be provided with copies of information under the public information law.


SB 1907 (CS) (LC)Wentworth

Relating to access to certain archaic information.


SB 1908 Lucio

Relating to the authority of a general-law municipality to annex territory receiving water and sewer services from a municipal utility district.


SB 1922 (LC)Lucio

Relating to the creation of the Port Isabel Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 1696 (CS)Williams

Relating to the creation of an automatic license plate reader pilot program.


SB 1120 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the exemption from taxation of property of a local government corporation.


SB 1671 Duncan

Relating to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.


SB 40 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation.


SB 712 Hegar

Relating to the administration of the universal service fund.


SB 1905 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the provision of emergency services in certain rural counties using admission fees charged at state parks.


SB 1417 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the limitation of liability of certain landowners.


SB 1334 (CS)Deuell

Relating to the dismissal of complaints against property tax professionals.


SB 303 (CS) (LC)Nichols

Relating to health care services provided or paid by a hospital district or public hospital.


SB 1735 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to limited purpose subsidiary life insurance companies.


SB 849 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to certain election practices and procedures.


SB 1074 (LC)Jackson

Relating to water districts' authority to set rates and a presumption of validity.


SB 1520 Uresti

Relating to the consideration of applications for permits for certain commercial solid waste processing or treatment facilities.


SB 1895 (LC)Hegar

Relating to director elections and powers of the Texana Groundwater Conservation District.


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