Regular Order of Business for 5/9/2011

REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS



Monday

May 9, 2011



 

 

 

 


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.


SJR 14 (CS)Van de Putte/ Davis/ Deuell/ Ellis/ Hinojosa/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a totally disabled veteran or the principal residence of the surviving minor children of such a disabled veteran.


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 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.


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.


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 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 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 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

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 1902 (CS) (LC)Eltife

Relating to the Riverbend Water Resources District.


SB 1102 (CS)Wentworth

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


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 848 (CS)Patrick

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


SB 1483 (CS)Shapiro

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


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 1581 (CS)Ogden

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


SB 22 (CS)Shapiro

Relating to public school finance and prekindergarten programs.


SB 1823 (CS)Patrick/ Hinojosa

Relating to guaranteed student loans and alternative education loans.


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 1285 (LC)Watson

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


SB 972 Hinojosa

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


SB 1616 (CS)West

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


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 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 555 (CS)Watson

Relating to the regulation of LP-gas utility companies.


SB 1190 (CS) (LC)Gallegos

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


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 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 1906 (CS) (LC)Wentworth

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


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 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 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 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 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.


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.


SB 1213 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to consumer protections in the purchase of life settlement contracts; imposing penalties.


SB 196 Wentworth

Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission.


SB 1926 (LC)Lucio

Relating to the Colonel H. William "Bill" Card, Jr., Outpatient Clinic.


SB 1643 (LC)Uresti

Relating to mandatory dismissal deadlines and extended jurisdiction in suits affecting the parent-child relationship to which the Department of Family and Protective Services is a party.


SB 1866 (CS)Davis/ et al.

Relating to the selection of providers of professional services by governmental entities.


SB 1610 Lucio/ Williams

Relating to seat belt requirements for certain vehicles.


SB 200 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to reports, notices, and records required of institutions of higher education.


SB 1763 (CS)Rodriguez

Relating to transferring adult education and literacy programs to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board from the Texas Education Agency.


SB 1405 (LC)Hinojosa

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


SB 1441 (LC)Ellis

Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll.


SB 471 (CS) (LC)West/ et al.

Relating to public school, child-placing agency, and day-care center policies addressing sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children.


SB 856 (LC)Van de Putte/ et al.

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


SB 1449 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to an alternative method of satisfying certain licensing and program participation requirements for chemical dependency treatment facilities.


SB 1265 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to the accreditation of paramedic training programs.


SB 1360 (CS) (LC)Harris/ et al.

Relating to continuing education for physicians and nurses regarding the treatment of tick-borne diseases.


SB 1424 (LC)Wentworth

Relating to the issuance of cease and desist orders by the Texas Medical Board.


SB 1448 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to consent for treatment for chemical dependency in a treatment facility and required training for the facility's intake personnel.


SB 1854 (CS)Deuell

Relating to the women's health program.


SB 1857 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the administration of medication for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


SB 709 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the use of certain professional titles by psychologists.


SB 1588 (CS)Ogden

Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.


SB 1666 Duncan

Relating to the authority of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas to invest in hedge funds.


SB 1771 Williams

Relating to the provision of information by tax officials related to ad valorem tax rates.


SB 1440 (CS) (LC)Ellis

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.


SB 1829 (CS)Wentworth

Relating to the application of the public information law to chambers of commerce and nonprofit corporations that provide economic services to a governmental body.


SB 1724 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

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


SB 1826 (CS)Gallegos

Relating to the definition in the open meetings law of the term "deliberation."


SB 995 (LC)Fraser

Relating to the sale of souvenir bottles of distilled spirits by the holder of a distiller's and rectifier's permit.


SB 1611 (CS)Wentworth

Relating to the funding of projects in the boundaries of certain intermunicipal commuter rail districts.


SB 1572 (CS)Watson/ et al.

Relating to the operations and monitoring of fusion centers in this state.


SB 197 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles; providing penalties.


SB 1402 (CS)Williams

Relating to motor vehicles; providing penalties.


SB 1645 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the authority to create and operate a defense adjustment management authority.


SB 1493 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to the directors of a defense base management authority and to a study on the effectiveness of the authority.


SB 975 (CS)Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to the operation of dropout recovery programs by certain public junior colleges in partnership with school districts.


SB 1787 (LC)Patrick

Relating to the information provided by a peace officer before requesting a specimen to determine intoxication.


SB 578 (LC)Fraser

Relating to the testimony of children in criminal cases.


SB 1485 (CS)West

Relating to the authority of a school district to implement a school bus monitoring system that records images, including images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus; providing for the imposition of penalties.


SB 1175 (CS)Jackson

Relating to the prior approval of an award of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund.


SB 516 (CS) (LC)Patrick/ et al.

Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.



HOUSE BILLS

(Calendar Order)




HOUSE BILLS

(Second Reading)



HB 1844 (LC)Guillen SP: Watson

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


HB 1147 (LC)Smith, Wayne SP: Wentworth

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


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 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 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 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 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.


HB 610 (LC)Zerwas/ Murphy/ Callegari/ et al. SP: Seliger

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


HB 726 (LC)Sheffield SP: Huffman

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


HB 1174 (LC)Workman SP: Wentworth

Relating to the expiration of a county burn ban.


HB 11 (LC)Cook/ Hilderbran/ Kolkhorst/ Schwertner/ Lozano/ et al. SP: Eltife

Relating to reports filed with the comptroller regarding certain alcoholic beverage sales; providing a penalty.


HB 2131 (LC)Geren/ Solomons/ et al. SP: Eltife

Relating to the issuance of a pass for expedited access to the State Capitol.


HB 734 (LC)Patrick, Diane/ et al. SP: Nelson

Relating to the jurisdiction of constitutional county courts over truancy cases and the appointment of magistrates to hear truancy cases in certain counties.


HB 841 (LC)Gonzalez, Naomi SP: Harris

Relating to certain statutory references to the Department of Family and Protective Services.


HB 994 Castro SP: Zaffirini

Relating to proceedings that may be referred to and the powers of a criminal law magistrate in Bexar County.


HB 1404 (LC)Sheffield/ Legler/ Riddle/ Fletcher/ Berman SP: Harris

Relating to certain temporary orders in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship during a parent's military deployment.


HB 1889 (LC)Burkett SP: Deuell

Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the city of Mesquite.


HB 2935 (LC)Castro SP: Zaffirini

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


HB 2936 (LC)Castro SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the administration of district courts in Bexar County.


HB 479 (LC)Orr SP: Birdwell

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


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

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


HB 2785 (LC)Davis, John/ Reynolds/ Murphy SP: Shapiro

Relating to the creation of the Select Committee on Economic Development.


HB 2831 (LC)Darby SP: Eltife/ et al.

Relating to maximizing federal funding of extended unemployment benefits.


HB 2694 (CS)Smith, Wayne SP: Huffman

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and abolishing the On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council.


HB 266 (LC)Hilderbran SP: Duncan

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


HB 328 (LC)Guillen SP: Zaffirini

Relating to information provided to a person applying for a state tax permit or license.


HB 1861 (LC)Anchia SP: Whitmire

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


HB 2251 (LC)Bonnen SP: Whitmire

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


HB 2866 (LC)Harper-Brown SP: Ellis

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


HB 1405 (CS) (LC)Smithee/ Hardcastle/ Eiland/ Nash SP: Deuell

Relating to provision by a health benefit plan of prescription drug coverage specified by formulary and to modifications of that coverage.


HB 2376 (CS) (LC)Hamilton SP: Jackson

Relating to the regulation of plumbing.


HB 650 (LC)Castro SP: Uresti

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


HB 2631 (LC)Branch SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the advanced research program.


HB 1130 (LC)Huberty SP: Seliger

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


HB 1550 (LC)Aycock SP: Seliger

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


HB 460 (LC)White SP: Ogden

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


HB 564 (LC)Craddick SP: Seliger

Relating to maintenance of portable fire extinguishers in government-owned vehicles in certain local governmental jurisdictions.


HB 843 (CS) (LC)Geren/ et al. SP: Davis

Relating to the use of electronic means for the delivery of ad valorem tax bills to certain property owners and agents.


HB 1488 (LC)Gutierrez SP: Van de Putte

Relating to examinations for hiring in certain municipal fire departments.


HB 1862 (LC)Anchia SP: West

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


HB 1869 (LC)Giddings SP: West

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


HB 1917 (LC)Schwertner SP: Ogden

Relating to the removal of appointed emergency services commissioners by a commissioners court.


HB 35 (LC)Menendez SP: Van de Putte

Relating to extending a local behavioral health intervention pilot project.


HB 118 (LC)McClendon SP: Uresti

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


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

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


HB 848 (CS) (LC)Guillen/ Raymond SP: Zaffirini

Relating to an agreement authorizing certain persons to make decisions regarding a child during an investigation of child abuse or neglect.


HB 871 (LC)Davis, Yvonne SP: Zaffirini

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


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

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


HB 1380 (CS) (LC)Truitt SP: Rodriguez

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


HB 1829 (CS) (LC)Naishtat SP: Nelson

Relating to an application for emergency detention and to the transfer to a mental hospital of a person admitted for emergency detention.


HB 908 (CS) (LC)Thompson SP: Harris

Relating to the division of community property on dissolution of marriage.


HB 370 (CS) (LC)Hochberg SP: Patrick

Relating to the eligibility of a student to participate in extracurricular activities or competitions after transferring or moving from one public school to another.


HB 625 (LC)Solomons SP: Carona

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


HB 755 (LC)Cook SP: Nichols

Relating to eligibility of certain dependents for coverage under the state employee group benefits program.


HB 1061 Otto SP: Duncan

Relating to the expiration of certain investment authority of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.


HB 1545 (LC)Lewis SP: Watson

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


HB 2670 (LC)Miles SP: Ellis

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


HB 315 (LC)Flynn SP: Deuell

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


HB 679 (LC)Button SP: Carona

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


HB 2351 (LC)McClendon SP: Van de Putte

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


HB 6 (CS)Eissler/ Allen/ Strama/ Branch/ et al. SP: Shapiro

Relating to the foundation curriculum, the establishment of the instructional materials allotment, and the adoption, review, and purchase of instructional materials and technological equipment for public schools.


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

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


HB 563 (CS)Pickett/ Rodriguez, Eddie/ Harper-Brown/ Martinez, "Mando" SP: Nichols

Relating to the purposes and designation of a transportation reinvestment zone.


HB 1251 (LC)Deshotel SP: Williams

Relating to the election of the members of the Board of Port Commissioners of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County.


HB 1112 (CS)Phillips SP: Nichols

Relating to the authority and powers of regional mobility authorities.


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

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


HB 885 (LC)Rodriguez, Eddie SP: Watson

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


HB 591 (LC)Miller, Doug SP: Wentworth

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


HB 27 Guillen SP: Ellis

Relating to the payment of fines and costs by defendants who are unable to pay the fines and costs in misdemeanor cases.


HB 3000 (LC)Thompson/ Anchia/ Weber/ Christian/ Gallego/ et al. SP: Van de Putte

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


HB 1779 (LC)Naishtat SP: Watson

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


HB 1770 (LC)Madden SP: Whitmire

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


HB 1567 (LC)Coleman SP: Gallegos

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


HB 1566 (LC)Coleman SP: Gallegos

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


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

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


HB 1573 (LC)Gallego SP: Carona

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


HB 1344 (LC)Burkett SP: Deuell

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


HB 184 (LC)Johnson SP: West

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


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

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


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

Relating to training for deputy voter registrars.


HB 1789 Farias SP: Van de Putte

Relating to the payment of state funds directly to an entity that conducts a primary election under contract in certain counties.


HB 2144 (LC)Garza SP: Uresti

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


HB 2277 (LC)Eiland SP: Williams

Relating to the sale, exchange, or replacement of life insurance and annuity contracts.


HB 2920 (LC)Reynolds/ Zerwas SP: Hegar

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


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

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


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

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


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