Regular Order of Business for 5/11/2011

REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS



Wednesday

May 11, 2011





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 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 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 2582 (LC)Murphy SP: Whitmire

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


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 1936 Gutierrez SP: Lucio

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


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 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 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 994 Castro SP: Zaffirini

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


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 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 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 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 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 625 (LC)Solomons SP: Carona

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


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.


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

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


HB 2959 (CS) (LC)Price SP: Fraser

Relating to the required transfer of records to a new county chair of a political party; providing a penalty.


HB 1254 (LC)Pickett/ Margo SP: Rodriguez

Relating to consideration of the consolidation of school district employment of peace officers and security personnel in certain counties.


HB 2002 (LC)Marquez SP: Rodriguez

Relating to the county ethics commission for certain counties.


HB 2014 (CS) (LC)Thompson/ Branch/ Raymond/ Davis, Sarah/ Bonnen/ et al. SP: Van de Putte

Relating to certain criminal and civil consequences of trafficking of persons, compelling prostitution, and certain other related criminal offenses and to the prevention, prosecution, and punishment of those offenses.


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

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


HB 3141 (LC)Hartnett SP: Carona

Relating to the registration and protection of trademarks.


HB 3004 (LC)Nash SP: Carona

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


HB 3570 (LC)Smithee SP: Carona

Relating to insurance coverage requirements for certain amusement rides.


HB 1401 (LC)Laubenberg SP: Estes

Relating to who may participate in certain local option elections to prohibit or authorize the sale of alcoholic beverages.


HB 2495 (LC)Hernandez Luna SP: Carona

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


HB 3487 Taylor, Van SP: Carona

Relating to regulations concerning certain service animals; providing a criminal penalty.


HB 3389 (LC)Workman SP: Watson

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


HB 1390 Deshotel/ Bohac SP: Estes

Relating to retainage under certain construction contracts.


HB 2727 Thompson SP: Whitmire

Relating to the regulation by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation of the application of eyelash extensions and private beauty culture schools; providing a criminal penalty.


HB 989 (LC)Kolkhorst SP: Hegar

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


HB 2033 (LC)Hamilton SP: Eltife

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


HB 2067 (LC)Callegari SP: Seliger

Relating to the regulation of the practice of engineering by individuals engaged in the evaluation of oil and gas resources.


HB 2468 (LC)Phillips SP: Seliger

Relating to providing a patron of a pay-to-park or valet parking service with certain information; providing a civil penalty.


HB 2615 (LC)Veasey SP: Rodriguez

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


HB 2342 (LC)Truitt SP: Watson

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


HB 92 (CS) (LC)Cook/ Pitts SP: Estes

Relating to the regulation of slaughterers by certain counties.


HB 413 Aycock SP: Hegar

Relating to the confidentiality of certain information held by a veterinarian.


HB 1449 (LC)Guillen SP: Zaffirini

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


HB 1450 (LC)Guillen SP: Zaffirini

Relating to a study regarding tort liability arising from a volunteer's operation of a Parks and Wildlife Department vehicle.


HB 1840 Phillips/ Hunter/ Aliseda/ Pitts/ Laubenberg SP: Estes

Relating to the creation and functions of the Texas Grain Producer Indemnity Board.


HB 2108 (LC)Paxton/ Hardcastle SP: Estes

Relating to electronic filing and rerecording of livestock marks and brands by county clerks.


HB 205 (LC)Pickett SP: Rodriguez

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


HB 930 (LC)Darby SP: Harris

Relating to the requirements for an application for a tax warrant authorizing the seizure of personal property for the payment of ad valorem taxes.


HB 1179 (CS) (LC)Flynn/ Pitts SP: Deuell

Relating to certification requirements for certain property tax professionals.


HB 2403 Otto/ Hilderbran/ Villarreal/ Naishtat/ Branch/ et al. SP: West

Relating to retailers engaged in business in this state for purposes of sales and use taxes.


HB 2457 (CS)Davis, John/ Reynolds SP: Jackson

Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund.


HB 2699 (LC)Eiland SP: Carona

Relating to the requirements for an insurance adjuster license.


HB 1682 (LC)Weber/ et al. SP: Jackson

Relating to prohibiting school districts from requiring or coercing school district employees to make charitable contributions.


HB 1286 (LC)Howard, Donna/ Hochberg/ et al. SP: Davis

Relating to adoption of rules by the University Interscholastic League.


HB 34 Branch/ Lewis/ et al. SP: Shapiro/ et al.

Relating to including in the public high school curriculum instruction in methods of paying for postsecondary education and training.


HB 5 Kolkhorst/ Creighton/ Zerwas/ Schwertner/ Bonnen/ et al. SP: Nelson

Relating to the Interstate Health Care Compact.


HB 253 (LC)Hilderbran SP: Nelson

Relating to the protection of children by ensuring reports of abuse or neglect, protecting children from abuse and neglect, ensuring that births are reported, and prosecuting the offense of bigamy; providing criminal penalties.


HB 824 (LC)Villarreal/ et al. SP: Van de Putte

Relating to an outreach campaign to promote fathers' involvement with their children before birth.


HB 1965 (LC)Kolkhorst/ Zerwas/ Naishtat/ Branch/ Bohac/ et al. SP: Deuell

Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives.


HB 2170 (LC)Raymond/ Dukes SP: Davis

Relating to assisting a foster child in obtaining the child's credit report.


HB 2229 Coleman/ Naishtat/ Marquez SP: Ellis

Relating to the creation of the Texas HIV Medication Advisory Committee.


HB 2245 (LC)Zerwas/ et al. SP: Nelson

Relating to physician incentive programs to reduce hospital emergency room use for non-emergent conditions by Medicaid recipients.


HB 2258 (LC)Deshotel SP: Williams

Relating to the use and transferability of certain state property transferred from the state to Spindletop MHMR Services.


HB 3065 (LC)Sheffield SP: Nichols

Relating to the requirement that certain food service establishments post a sign depicting the Heimlich maneuver.


HB 3234 (LC)Hernandez Luna/ Naishtat/ Rodriguez, Eddie SP: Davis

Relating to the prioritization of requests to release certain case records maintained by the Department of Family and Protective Services.


HB 2476 (CS) (LC)Harless/ Hilderbran/ Villarreal/ Ritter SP: Eltife

Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory; providing penalties.


HB 240 (CS) (LC)Parker SP: Nelson

Relating to requiring the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to adopt rules preventing accidental or unintentional access to on-site sewage disposal systems.


HB 451 (LC)Lucio III/ Creighton/ Branch/ Bohac SP: Hegar

Relating to the creation of a Don't Mess with Texas Water program to prevent illegal dumping that affects the surface waters of this state.


HB 960 (LC)Turner SP: Whitmire

Relating to the powers of the Central Harris County Regional Water Authority.


HB 1906 (LC)Howard, Donna SP: Fraser

Relating to the idling of motor vehicles; providing a criminal penalty.


HB 2289 (LC)Crownover SP: Jackson

Relating to the authority of a gas corporation to use a public right-of-way along a railroad, a railroad right-of-way, an interurban railroad, or a street railroad.


HB 2418 (LC)Callegari SP: Patrick

Relating to the territory, board of directors, and powers of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority.


HB 2859 (LC)Gallego SP: Uresti

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


HB 3847 (LC)Lavender SP: Eltife

Relating to the Riverbend Water Resources District.


HB 1123 (A)Dutton SP: West

Relating to the regulation of athlete agents; providing administrative and criminal penalties.


HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



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

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


HCR 69 (LC)Hopson/ Hughes SP: Eltife

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

 

 

 

 


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 the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally 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.


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 815 (LC)Lucio

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


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 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 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 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 972 Hinojosa

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


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 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 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 1697 (CS)Williams

Relating to duties and restrictions regarding the special Texas Rangers.


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 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 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 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 1696 (CS)Williams

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


SB 712 Hegar

Relating to the administration of the universal service fund.


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 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 1610 Lucio/ Williams

Relating to seat belt requirements for certain vehicles.


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 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 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 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 Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund.


SB 516 (CS) (LC)Patrick/ et al.

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


SB 1309 (CS)Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to rate adjustments by gas utilities.


SB 891 (CS)Carona

Relating to certain investments in certain Texas businesses by insurance companies and related organizations.


SB 1358 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to electronically transmitting a warrant for emergency detention.


SB 1658 (CS)Hinojosa

Relating to the duties of and investigations conducted by the Texas Forensic Science Commission, the administrative attachment of the Texas Forensic Science Commission to Sam Houston State University, and the accreditation of criminal laboratories by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.


SB 1843 (CS) (LC)Carona/ et al.

Relating to investigations of certain offenses involving the Internet-based sexual exploitation of a minor; creating the Internet crimes against children account to support those activities.


SB 1574 (CS) (LC)Watson

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


SB 1652 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the implementation of new processes for the purposes of budget transparency, fiscal responsibility, and open government.


SB 1925 (LC)Eltife

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


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