Regular Order of Business for 5/16/2011

REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS



Monday

May 16, 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.


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.


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.


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 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 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 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 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 712 Hegar

Relating to the administration of the universal service fund.


SB 849 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to certain election practices and procedures.


SB 196 Wentworth

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


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 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 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 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 1724 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

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


SB 1645 (LC)Uresti

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


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 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 1925 (LC)Eltife

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


SB 1425 (CS)Wentworth

Relating to an account for construction retainage; providing a civil penalty.


SB 1460 (LC)Harris

Relating to energy savings performance contracts.


SB 1807 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the composition of the 444th Judicial District.


SB 923 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to creating a branch winery permit.


SB 1503 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to procedures regarding certain criminal defendants who are or may be persons with mental illness or mental retardation.


SB 774 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers from the payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education.


SB 1713 (CS) (LC)Whitmire

Relating to compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act for forensic medical examinations performed with respect to victims of family violence.


SB 1871 (CS)Davis/ et al.

Relating to a contracted services program for certain students with a severe pervasive developmental disorder or a severe intellectual disability.


SB 1913 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the creation of the Southeast Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.


SB 1914 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the creation of the Southeast Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.


SB 1916 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the creation of the Southeast Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 4; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.


SB 1915 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the creation of the Southeast Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.


SB 1756 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to the substitution by a pharmacist of certain opioid analgesic drugs.


SB 1021 (CS) (LC)Rodriguez

Relating to certain examination requirements for physicians.


SB 31 (CS)Seliger

Relating to the composition of the districts for the election of members of the Texas Senate.


SB 677 (CS)Gallegos

Relating to the enforcement of the public information law; providing for the imposition of a civil penalty.


SB 1790 (CS)Patrick

Relating to distributing or prescribing abortion-inducing drugs; providing penalties.



HOUSE BILLS

(Calendar Order)




HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



HJR 130 (CS)Branch SP: Birdwell

Meeting requirements of the United States Department of Education concerning federal student aid by naming private institutions of higher education in the State of Texas that are authorized to operate educational programs beyond secondary education, including programs leading to a degree or certificate.


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 2582 (LC)Murphy SP: Whitmire

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


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 2935 (LC)Castro SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the appointment of a court reporter by a criminal law magistrate 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 266 (LC)Hilderbran SP: Duncan

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


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 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 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 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 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 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 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 2495 (LC)Hernandez Luna SP: Carona

Relating to cemeteries and perpetual care cemetery corporations; providing a 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 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 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 2108 (LC)Paxton/ Hardcastle SP: Estes

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


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 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 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/ et al.

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/ et al.

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 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.


HB 1146 (CS)Kuempel/ et al. SP: Carona

Relating to the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies; providing penalties.


HB 1754 (CS) (LC)Gallego SP: Wentworth/ 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.


HB 2725 (CS) (LC)Hartnett SP: Williams

Relating to the determination of incompetency in criminal cases.


HB 215 (LC)Gallego/ Hartnett/ Giddings/ Carter/ Branch SP: Ellis

Relating to photograph and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases.


HB 649 (LC)Gallego SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the issuance and duration of certain protective orders for victims of sexual assault.


HB 976 (LC)Carter/ Harper-Brown/ Jackson, Jim/ Strama/ Gallego/ et al. SP: Carona

Relating to the issuance of a warrant or summons by a magistrate.


HB 1028 (LC)Phillips/ Carter SP: Estes

Relating to certain contact between a criminal defendant and the victim of the offense of which the defendant is convicted or a member of the victim's family.


HB 1106 (LC)Johnson SP: West

Relating to providing certain information to a criminal defendant at the time the defendant is placed on deferred adjudication community supervision and at the time of the dismissal of certain proceedings against the defendant.


HB 1215 (LC)McClendon/ Carter SP: Uresti

Relating to the creation of the offense of unauthorized acquisition or transfer of certain financial information.


HB 1381 (LC)Madden SP: Whitmire

Relating to the service of civil process on an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.


HB 1529 (LC)Miller, Sid/ Harper-Brown SP: Wentworth

Relating to the offense of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information.


HB 1666 (LC)Castro/ Gallego SP: Watson

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of online impersonation.


HB 2354 (LC)Madden SP: Whitmire

Relating to the installation and use of a pen register, ESN reader, trap and trace device, mobile tracking device, or similar equipment in a correctional facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.


HB 2385 (LC)Geren SP: Harris

Relating to the DNA database at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.


HB 2633 (LC)Madden SP: Whitmire

Relating to the office of inspector general of the Texas Youth Commission.


HB 2482 (LC)Pena/ Gallego/ Guillen/ et al. SP: Williams

Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain offenses involving theft.


HB 549 (LC)Dutton SP: Uresti

Relating to the disposition of a decedent's remains.


HB 627 (LC)Woolley SP: Gallegos

Relating to a fee collected by a district clerk for certain certified copies.


HB 901 Thompson/ Harless/ Woolley/ Howard, Donna/ Dutton/ et al. SP: Harris

Relating to spousal maintenance.


HB 942 (LC)Dukes/ et al. SP: Gallegos

Relating to an exemption for school districts from security for court costs and appeal bond.


HB 962 (LC)Hartnett SP: Rodriguez

Relating to rules regarding return of service.


HB 1048 (LC)Cain SP: Eltife

Relating to the terms of the 102nd District Court in Red River County.


HB 1426 (LC)Farias SP: Wentworth

Relating to the collection of court costs, fees, fines, and other money by the commissioners courts of certain counties.


HB 1559 (LC)Davis, Sarah/ Bohac/ Sheets/ Garza/ et al. SP: Huffman

Relating to the retention, storage, and destruction of certain court documents.


HB 1614 (LC)Gooden/ Pitts/ Jackson, Jim SP: Deuell

Relating to fees for process server certification.


HB 1633 Bonnen/ et al. SP: Huffman

Relating to a person's ability to read and write in English as a qualification for service as a petit juror.


HB 3174 (LC)Madden/ et al. SP: Harris

Relating to the stay of recognition or enforcement of a foreign country judgment to allow for de novo review of a contract or agreement for a sale, offer for sale, or sell under The Securities Act.


HB 200 (CS) (LC)Parker SP: Whitmire

Relating to the notification of the release of certain inmates given to certain courts, law enforcement agencies, and the United States Social Security Administration.


HB 350 (CS) (LC)Walle SP: Van de Putte

Relating to discharging fines and costs assessed against certain juvenile defendants through community service or tutoring.


HB 2488 (CS) (LC)Scott SP: Harris

Relating to access to a child's medical records by the child's attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, or amicus attorney.


HB 378 (CS) (LC)Guillen SP: Williams

Relating to stationary tow trucks on a highway; providing a penalty.


HB 2499 (CS)Cook SP: Nichols

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Information Resources and the transfer of certain department functions to the comptroller of public accounts.


HB 275 (CS)Pitts/ Giddings/ Otto/ Riddle/ Aycock/ et al. SP: Ogden

Relating to making an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for expenditure during the current state fiscal biennium.


HB 282 (LC)Flynn/ Guillen SP: Van de Putte

Relating to an analysis by the adjutant general of facility needs of state military forces before grants or conveyances of real property.


HB 1514 (LC)Isaac/ Sheets/ Taylor, Van/ Farias SP: Birdwell

Relating to the issuance to veterans of specially marked driver's licenses.


HB 1665 (LC)King, Susan SP: Fraser

Relating to the notification requirements regarding certain land use regulations in an area near military facilities.


HB 2624 (LC)Sheffield SP: Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to procedures applicable in circumstances involving family violence or other criminal conduct and military personnel.


HB 2851 (LC)Mallory Caraway SP: Rodriguez

Relating to deferral of certain surcharge payments for military personnel deployed outside of the continental United States.


HB 2928 (LC)Farias SP: Birdwell

Relating to privileged parking for recipients of the Silver Star Medal.


HB 3179 (LC)Farias/ Fletcher/ Anderson, Charles "Doc"/ Sheffield SP: Davis

Relating to contributions to the fund for veterans' assistance.


HB 3470 (LC)Patrick, Diane/ Otto/ Pickett/ Villarreal/ Lucio III SP: Ogden

Relating to the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program.


HB 2937 (LC)Lewis SP: Zaffirini

Relating to access to the criminal history record information of certain individuals by public or private institutions of higher education and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.


HB 2908 (LC)Branch/ Davis, Sarah SP: Zaffirini

Relating to providing graduate medical education positions for Texas medical school graduates.


HB 3577 (CS) (LC)Gonzales, Larry SP: Zaffirini

Relating to priority consideration and eligibility for Texas Educational Opportunity Grants, TEXAS grants, and other state financial aid.


HB 399 (LC)Castro/ et al. SP: Zaffirini

Relating to requiring general academic teaching institutions to offer personal financial literacy training.


HB 2907 (CS) (LC)Branch SP: Carona

Relating to the requirements for and procedures governing tuition equalization grants.


HB 1814 (CS) (LC)Lucio III SP: Lucio

Relating to the provision of water and certain equipment by water supply or sewer service corporations for use in fire suppression and the liability of those corporations.


HB 3372 (CS) (LC)King, Tracy O./ et al. SP: Jackson

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


HB 252 (CS)Hilderbran SP: Estes

Relating to eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person.


HB 268 (CS)Hilderbran SP: Seliger

Relating to the exemption from sales and use taxes, including the motor vehicle sales and use tax, for timber and certain items used in or on a farm, ranch, timber operation, or agricultural aircraft operation.


HB 533 (LC)Villarreal SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the rendition of property for ad valorem tax purposes and to the protest of a penalty imposed for a failure to timely file a rendition statement or property report.


HB 1168 (CS) (LC)Miller, Doug/ et al. SP: Van de Putte

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


HB 3307 (LC)Munoz, Jr. SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records.


HB 1908 (LC)Madden SP: Whitmire

Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain providers of correctional health care.


HB 1057 (CS) (LC)Anchia SP: West

Relating to business leave time for certain municipal firefighters and police officers.


HB 364 Turner SP: Ellis

Relating to condominiums in certain municipalities, including the exercise of eminent domain authority by those municipalities with respect to certain condominiums.


HB 969 (LC)Lewis SP: Seliger

Relating to the election of directors of the board of the Ector County Hospital District.


HB 1110 (LC)Craddick SP: Seliger

Relating to the contracting authority of the Midland County Hospital District.


HB 1694 (LC)Coleman SP: West

Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of certain governmental entities.


HB 2007 (LC)Shelton SP: Davis

Relating to payment by the Benbrook Water Authority for certain damages caused by the authority's operation of a sanitary sewer system.


HB 1383 (LC)Quintanilla SP: Uresti

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


HB 1379 (LC)Anchia SP: West

Relating to the purchasing of a firearm from the county by an honorably retired law enforcement officer.


HB 1144 (LC)Cain SP: Deuell

Relating to the Hopkins County Hospital District.


HB 2162 (LC)Kuempel SP: Wentworth

Relating to the power of the Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority to issue bonds.


HB 2716 (CS) (LC)Darby SP: Carona

Relating to fees charged for the management and preservation of the county clerk's records.


HB 2857 (CS)Gallego SP: Uresti

Relating to regulation of outdoor lighting in certain areas; providing a criminal penalty and for injunctive relief.


HB 3531 (CS) (LC)Strama/ Marquez/ Dukes/ Naishtat SP: Nelson

Relating to a system for monitoring prescriptions of certain drugs under the Medicaid program for children in foster care.


HB 990 (LC)Rodriguez, Eddie SP: Watson

Relating to certain homestead preservation reinvestment zones.


HB 1178 (LC)Flynn SP: Birdwell

Relating to employment protection for members of the state military forces.


HB 1245 (LC)Callegari SP: Birdwell

Relating to the repeal of the authorization to establish a super collider facility research authority.


HB 1643 (LC)Zerwas SP: Hegar

Relating to the duration of a development agreement governing land in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities.


HB 2579 (LC)Davis, John/ Miles SP: Deuell

Relating to relief for certain employers from penalties and sanctions under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act.


HB 3302 (LC)Reynolds/ Zerwas SP: Hegar

Relating to the authority of certain Type A economic development corporations to undertake certain categories of projects.


HB 3465 (LC)Sheffield SP: Fraser

Relating to the period for which a school district's participation in certain tax increment financing reinvestment zones may be taken into account in determining the total taxable value of property in the school district.


HB 2853 (LC)Davis, John/ Miles/ Reynolds/ Sheets/ Anderson, Rodney/ et al. SP: Jackson

Relating to tax increment financing.


HB 1711 (LC)Davis, John SP: Jackson

Relating to disaster remediation contracts.


HB 2609 (CS) (LC)Guillen SP: Uresti

Relating to convictions barring employment at or by certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities.


HB 273 (CS)Zerwas/ Kolkhorst/ et al. SP: Patrick

Relating to creation of a study committee for the Interstate Health Care Compact.


HB 2538 (LC)Vo SP: Jackson

Relating to the confidentiality of certain identifying information regarding students of career schools or colleges and other educational entities; providing a criminal penalty.


HB 2978 (LC)Hunter SP: Hegar

Relating to the applicability of open meetings requirements to certain meetings of the governing board of a county hospital or county hospital authority.


HB 1772 (LC)Taylor, Larry SP: Duncan

Relating to the regulation of certain benefit plans.


HB 3270 (LC)Veasey SP: Deuell

Relating to the list of candidates compiled by a state or county party chair for a primary election.


HB 1678 (LC)Burkett/ et al. SP: Estes

Relating to the employment of an elections administrator.


HB 1135 (LC)Aycock SP: Fraser

Relating to an application to run for political office.


HB 123 (LC)Veasey/ Alonzo SP: Nelson/ et al.

Relating to an adult diabetes education program in certain county hospital systems and hospital districts.


HB 1481 (LC)Truitt/ Naishtat/ Davis, John/ Raymond/ Menendez/ et al. SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the use of person first respectful language in reference to individuals with disabilities.


HB 1854 (LC)Rodriguez, Eddie/ Naishtat/ Dukes SP: Uresti

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


HB 1983 (LC)Kolkhorst/ Walle/ et al. SP: Nelson

Relating to certain childbirths occurring before the 39th week of gestation.


HB 2061 (LC)Pena/ Aliseda/ Torres/ Gonzales, Larry/ Garza SP: Nelson

Relating to the reporting of certain information to the director of the bureau of vital statistics.


HB 2069 (LC)Naishtat SP: Lucio

Relating to the authority of a pharmacist to dispense up to a 90-day supply of dangerous drugs and accelerate refills.


HB 2286 (LC)Gonzales, Veronica SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the duties of a funeral director or an agent at the interment or entombment of a human body.


HB 2312 (LC)Coleman/ Miles SP: West

Relating to the creation of a sickle cell disease program.


HB 2370 (LC)Dukes SP: West

Relating to certain notice to applicants to provide care under the permanency care assistance program.


HB 3051 (LC)Pickett/ Raymond/ Taylor, Van SP: Rodriguez

Relating to the provision of child care by certain facilities exempt from child-care licensing requirements.


HB 3146 (LC)Naishtat SP: Zaffirini

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


HB 3336 (LC)Coleman SP: Deuell

Relating to information regarding pertussis for parents of newborn children.


HB 3547 (LC)Alvarado SP: Gallegos

Relating to enforcement by a local government of fire safety standards at certain child-care facilities.


HB 1127 (CS) (LC)Gutierrez SP: Van de Putte

Relating to notice of relief available to certain members of the military required to be provided in certain real property documentation.


HB 3033 (CS) (LC)Naishtat/ Rodriguez, Eddie/ Dukes SP: Watson

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


HB 3272 Burnam/ Chisum SP: Deuell

Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program.


HB 1403 Rodriguez, Eddie SP: Deuell

Relating to eligibility to participate in the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program.


HB 2826 (LC)Murphy/ Coleman SP: Huffman

Relating to the issuance of a certificate for a municipal setting designation.


HB 3818 (LC)Geren SP: Harris

Relating to a limitation on production fees on groundwater withdrawals assessed by the Northern Trinity Groundwater Conservation District.


HB 2280 (LC)Eiland SP: Jackson

Relating to the composition of the permanent advisory committee to advise the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the implementation of the ad valorem tax exemption for pollution control property.


HB 423 (LC)Guillen SP: Williams

Relating to the powers of rural and urban transit districts.


HB 555 (LC)Howard, Donna SP: Watson

Relating to reportable boating accidents and the penalties for certain boating accidents.


HB 1353 (LC)Elkins/ Sheets/ et al. SP: Williams

Relating to speed limits.


HB 3208 (LC)Burkett SP: Deuell

Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 80 in the town of Sunnyvale as a Blue Star Memorial Highway.


HB 1148 (LC)Smith, Wayne SP: Hinojosa

Relating to an exemption for certain disabled veterans from the payment of a fee for the issuance of a personal identification certificate.


HB 2869 (CS) (LC)Harper-Brown SP: Shapiro

Relating to the powers and duties of certain master mixed-use property owners' associations.


HB 150 Solomons SP: Seliger

Relating to the composition of the districts for the election of members of the Texas House of Representatives.


HB 1774 (LC)Taylor, Larry SP: Huffman

Relating to the continuation and functions of the office of injured employee counsel under the workers' compensation program.


HB 1495 (LC)Munoz, Jr. SP: Hinojosa

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


HB 265 (LC)Hilderbran SP: Birdwell

Relating to the lease of space by or for a state agency.


HB 2636 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst/ Walle SP: Nelson

Relating to a council to study neonatal intensive care units.


HB 1040 (CS) (LC)Gallego SP: Uresti

Relating to the validation of the creation of, and certain acts related to, a venue project, and the dissolution of certain venue districts.


HB 417 (CS)Anchia/ Jackson, Jim/ et al. SP: Ellis

Relating to claims for compensation for wrongful imprisonment.


HB 788 (CS) (LC)Kuempel/ Miller, Doug SP: Wentworth

Relating to the establishment and use of a private family cemetery by certain organizations.


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.


HCR 68 (LC)Hunter/ Thompson/ Martinez Fischer/ Cook/ Jackson, Jim/ et al. SP: Van de Putte

Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study human trafficking in Texas.


HCR 18 Creighton/ Raymond/ Pitts/ Truitt/ Pena/ et al. SP: Shapiro/ et al.

Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states an amendment to the United States Constitution providing for a federal balanced budget.


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