Senate Floor Action for 5/24/2011

SENATE FLOOR ACTION



Tuesday

May 24, 2011




The Senate suspended the necessary rules to consider and finally pass:


HB 3 (CS)Thompson/ Woolley/ Button/ Alvarado/ Truitt/ et al. SP: Huffman

Relating to the imposition of a sentence of life without parole on certain defendants who commit certain sexual offenses.


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.

13 Floor Amendments


HB 9 (CS)Branch/ Pitts/ Taylor, Larry/ Patrick, Diane/ Villarreal/ et al. SP: Zaffirini

Relating to student success-based funding for and reporting regarding public institutions of higher education.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 90 Cook SP: Birdwell

Relating to eligibility to obtain a driver's license.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 149 Raymond SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the appointment of a parenting coordinator or parenting facilitator in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.


HB 213 (CS) (LC)Rodriguez, Eddie/ Keffer/ et al. SP: Lucio/ et al.

Relating to certain loans secured by a lien on residential real property and to other transactions involving residential real property; providing civil penalties.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 274 (CS)Creighton/ Aliseda/ Kleinschmidt/ Jackson, Jim/ Sheets/ et al. SP: Huffman

Relating to the reform of certain remedies and procedures in civil actions and family law matters.


HB 300 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst/ Naishtat/ et al. SP: Nelson

Relating to the privacy of protected health information; providing administrative and civil penalties.

4 Floor Amendments


HB 326 (CS) (LC)Guillen SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the reporting requirements of a state agency that is undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission.


HB 628 Callegari SP: Jackson

Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds.

5 Floor Amendments


HB 736 (CS) (LC)Patrick, Diane/ Branch/ et al. SP: West

Relating to required online information regarding public institutions of higher education.

2 Floor Amendments


HB 890 (LC)Howard, Charlie/ Smith, Todd/ et al. SP: Davis

Relating to certain custom vehicles and street rods.


HB 963 Hartnett SP: Rodriguez

Relating to the costs associated with proceedings regarding cruelly treated animals.


HB 968 (CS)Strama SP: Watson

Relating to expulsion from school or placement in a disciplinary alternative education program.


HB 971 (A)King, Phil/ Geren/ Hilderbran SP: Fraser

Relating to removal of the requirement that an electric utility designate a preferred route for a transmission line in an application for a certificate of convenience and necessity.

1 Committee Amendment

2 Floor Amendments


HB 1043 Christian/ Lucio III/ Zedler/ Rodriguez, Eddie SP: Lucio

Relating to creating an offense for engaging in certain conduct relating to cockfighting.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 1103 (CS) (LC)Lucio III/ Pena SP: Ellis

Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of certain criminal offenses involving animal cruelty.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 1129 (LC)Kolkhorst SP: Hegar

Relating to a study by the attorney general of the effects on state law and authority of certain international and other agreements and bodies.


HB 1241 (LC)Zedler SP: Harris

Relating to surety bond requirements for reserve deputy constables.


HB 1244 (A) (LC)Castro SP: West

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

1 Committee Amendment

1 Floor Amendment


HB 1400 (CS) (LC)Elkins SP: West

Relating to the boundaries and financing of public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 1517 (LC)Isaac SP: Hegar

Relating to the disposition of fines for traffic violations collected by certain municipalities.

2 Floor Amendments


HB 1541 (LC)McClendon SP: Wentworth

Relating to the prevention of automobile burglary and theft.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 1728 (LC)Keffer SP: Harris

Relating to energy savings performance contracts and energy efficiency planning.

1 Floor Amendment


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.

2 Floor Amendments


HB 1768 (CS) (LC)Munoz, Jr./ Eissler/ Laubenberg/ Marquez SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the regulation of roadside vendors and solicitors in certain counties.


HB 1781 (CS) (LC)Price/ Harper-Brown/ Callegari/ Frullo/ Thompson/ et al. SP: Nelson

Relating to obsolete or redundant reporting requirements applicable to state agencies.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 1788 (CS)Farias/ King, Tracy O./ Larson/ Gallego SP: Uresti

Relating to capturing reptiles and amphibians by nonlethal means; providing a penalty.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 1904 (CS) (LC)Sheffield/ Isaac SP: Estes

Relating to the deadlines for write-in candidates for the office of county or precinct chair of a political party.


HB 2006 (LC)Bonnen SP: Huffman

Relating to the release of a photograph of a police officer and access to records maintained by internal investigative divisions in certain municipalities.


HB 2098 Davis, John SP: Uresti

Relating to the authority of physicians and physician assistants to form certain entities.


HB 2284 (CS) (LC)Hardcastle SP: Deuell

Relating to the practice of architecture and engineering.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 2329 (LC)Zedler SP: Van de Putte

Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding victims of trafficking of persons and to the issuance and enforcement of protective orders to protect victims of trafficking of persons; providing penalties.

2 Floor Amendments


HB 2357 (CS)Pickett SP: Williams

Relating to motor vehicles; providing penalties.

6 Floor Amendments


HB 2365 Eissler SP: Shapiro

Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers.

2 Floor Amendments


HB 2367 (LC)Parker/ Hochberg SP: Uresti

Relating to the creation of an advisory panel to study certain parental rights relating to possession of or access to the parent's child.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 2387 (LC)Menendez SP: Lucio

Relating to the selection, compensation, and duties of the general counsel to an appraisal district.


HB 2425 Thompson SP: Hegar

Relating to notice to the attorney general of challenges to the constitutionality of Texas statutes.


HB 2439 (CS)Gallego SP: Watson

Relating to posting suggestions and ideas on cost-efficiency and certain budget documents on certain state agency websites.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 2449 Aliseda/ Pena/ Gonzales, Larry/ et al. SP: Hegar

Relating to the illegal possession of another person's ballot to be voted by mail.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 2466 Phillips SP: Carona

Relating to the licensing and operation of motor vehicles by minors.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 2472 (LC)Marquez SP: Rodriguez

Relating to the reporting of certain warrant or capias information to the national crime information center.


HB 2649 (LC)Allen SP: Ellis

Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility.


HB 2663 (CS) (LC)Chisum SP: Seliger

Relating to the effect of rules and standards adopted by the Railroad Commission of Texas relating to the liquefied petroleum gas industry on ordinances, orders, or rules adopted by political subdivisions relating to that industry.


HB 2761 (CS) (LC)Garza/ Howard, Charlie SP: West/ et al.

Relating to meetings, elections, and records of certain property owners' associations.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 2770 Smith, Wayne/ Callegari SP: Williams

Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts, port authorities, and certain municipalities.

5 Floor Amendments


HB 2792 (LC)Hunter SP: Hegar

Relating to the power of the Aransas County Navigation District to determine the amount of a check or bond necessary to purchase land from the district.


HB 2872 (LC)Orr SP: Davis

Relating to restrictions on the sale of certain motor vehicles at vehicle shows or exhibitions.


HB 2999 (CS) (LC)Lewis SP: Zaffirini

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


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

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


HB 3090 (CS) (LC)Creighton SP: Nichols

Relating to the frequency of water audits by certain retail public utilities.


HB 3133 (CS) (LC)Rodriguez, Eddie SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property on which housing is being or has been built or repaired for sale or rent to a low-income individual or family.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 3145 (LC)Naishtat/ Perry SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency counselors.


HB 3182 Ritter SP: Williams

Relating to the imposition of state taxes, including the sales and use, motor vehicle sales and use, and hotel occupancy tax, on certain oilfield portable units.


HB 3352 (LC)Smith, Wayne SP: Gallegos

Relating to the sale of park land owned by certain municipalities.


HB 3396 (LC)Hernandez Luna SP: Patrick

Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of breach of computer security.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 3423 (LC)Lozano SP: Hinojosa

Relating to certain criminal offenses committed in relation to a federal special investigator; providing criminal penalties.


HB 3439 (LC)Raymond SP: Rodriguez

Relating to missing children; providing a criminal penalty.


HB 3647 (CS)Turner SP: Ogden

Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations.


HB 3691 (CS)Gallego SP: Carona

Relating to community supervision and corrections departments and community justice plans.


HB 3815 (LC)Lewis SP: Seliger

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


HB 3819 (CS) (LC)Crownover SP: Nelson

Relating to the creation of the Valencia Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment and issue bonds.


HB 3821 (LC)Eiland SP: Huffman

Relating to temporary directors and the continuation in existence of the Bolivar Yacht Basin Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Galveston County.


HB 3823 (LC)Thompson SP: Ellis

Relating to the regulation of certain telecommunicators; providing penalties.


HB 3828 (CS) (LC)Hochberg SP: Gallegos

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


HB 3829 (LC)Anderson, Charles "Doc" SP: Birdwell

Relating to gifts and donations to the McLennan County Juvenile Board.


HB 3831 (A) (LC)Marquez/ Margo SP: Rodriguez

Relating to the creation of the Montecillo Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.

1 Committee Amendment


HB 3833 (LC)Phillips SP: Harris

Relating to the adoption of a uniform collaborative law Act in regard to family law matters.


HB 3836 (LC)Pitts SP: Birdwell

Relating to the creation of the Windsor Hills Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment and issue bonds.


HB 3852 (LC)Pitts SP: Birdwell

Relating to the creation of the Midlothian Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds.


HB 3859 (A) (LC)Laubenberg SP: Deuell

Relating to the creation of the Club Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment and issue bonds.

1 Committee Amendment


HB 3862 (LC)Smith, Wayne SP: Whitmire

Relating to temporary directors and the continuation in existence of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 510.


The Senate suspended the regular order, read third time and finally passed:


HB 3595 (CS)Chisum/ Strama SP: Carona

Relating to energy efficiency goals and energy efficiency programs.

3 Floor Amendments


The Senate suspended the regular order, read the second time, and passed to third reading:


HB 335 Shelton/ Kolkhorst/ Schwertner/ Zerwas/ Creighton/ et al. SP: Birdwell/ et al.

Relating to implementation and requirements of certain health care reform laws.

3 Floor Amendments


The Senate refused to suspend the regular order to consider:


HB 12 Solomons/ Bohac/ Harless/ et al. SP: Williams/ et al.

Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities.


The Senate adopted the following resolutions:


SR 1145 Williams

Commending the participants in the creation and completion of the documentary on the life of Sam Houston.


SCR 58 Watson

Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 768.


The Senate concurred in House amendments to the following:


SB 329 (CS) (LC)Watson/ et al. SP: Chisum/ et al.

Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties.


SB 768 (CS) (LC)Watson SP: Dukes

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


The Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee on the following:


SB 156 (CS) (LC)Huffman SP: Gonzales, Veronica

Relating to health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services and access to certain confidential patient information within the department.


SB 958 (CS) (LC)Wentworth SP: Larson

Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals.


SB 1320 (CS) (LC)Lucio/ et al. SP: Gonzales, Veronica

Relating to the execution of deeds conveying residential real estate in connection with certain transactions involving residential real estate.


SB 1338 (LC)Eltife SP: Geren

Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the State Preservation Board.


SB 1489 (CS)Whitmire/ et al. SP: Madden

Relating to educational, juvenile justice, and criminal justice responses to truancy.


SB 1534 (CS) (LC)Shapiro SP: Davis, John

Relating to the operation and certification of career schools or colleges.


SB 1816 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini SP: Raymond

Relating to county and municipal land development regulation.


The Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee on the following:


HB 1951 (CS)Taylor, Larry SP: Hegar

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


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 2817 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Larry SP: Duncan

Relating to certain election practices and procedures.


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.


The Senate adopted conference committee reports on the following bills:


SB 201 (CS) (LC)Uresti/ et al. SP: Callegari

Relating to the calculation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran for the tax year in which the veteran qualifies or ceases to qualify for an exemption from taxation of the homestead.


SB 316 (LC)Whitmire/ et al. SP: Gallego

Relating to criminal asset forfeiture, the disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture, and accountability for that disposition; providing civil penalties.


The following bills were passed on the Local and Uncontested Bills Calendar:


SB 1460 (LC)Harris

Relating to energy savings performance contracts.


HB 174 (CS) (LC)Jackson, Jim/ Burkett/ Branch/ Bohac/ Patrick, Diane/ et al. SP: Duncan

Relating to the cancellation of the voter registration and to the eligibility to vote of persons who are deceased or not citizens of the United States.


HB 308 (CS) (LC)Menendez SP: Watson

Relating to life preserving devices on recreational vessels.


HB 343 (LC)Fletcher SP: Huffman

Relating to the reporting and recording of a motor vehicle accident involving an official vehicle driven by a peace officer, firefighter, or an emergency medical services employee in the course of official duties.


HB 360 (CS) (LC)Jackson, Jim/ Isaac SP: Duncan

Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the imposition, increase, or reduction of a tax or the issuance of bonds.


HB 412 (LC)Aycock SP: Hegar

Relating to the requirement that certain impaired veterinarians participate in a peer assistance program.


HB 528 (LC)Solomons SP: Van de Putte

Relating to the provision of pharmaceutical services through informal and voluntary networks in the workers' compensation system; providing an administrative violation.


HB 577 (LC)McClendon SP: Deuell

Relating to emergency prehospital care provided by emergency services personnel.


HB 588 (LC)Guillen SP: Whitmire

Relating to surcharges under the Driver Responsibility Program.


HB 630 (CS) (LC)Pickett/ Smith, Wayne SP: Nichols

Relating to the environmental review process for transportation projects.


HB 654 (LC)Solomons SP: Shapiro

Relating to a report regarding the municipality or county of origin of certain tax revenue collected by the comptroller.


HB 692 (LC)Farias SP: Van de Putte

Relating to high school graduation requirements for a student who is unable to participate in physical activity due to disability or illness.


HB 787 (LC)Kuempel SP: Wentworth

Relating to abandoned, wrecked, dismantled, discarded, and inoperable aircraft and vessels.


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

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


HB 805 (CS) (LC)Callegari SP: Hegar

Relating to the requirement that certain water service providers ensure emergency operations during an extended power outage.


HB 990 (LC)Rodriguez, Eddie SP: Watson

Relating to certain homestead preservation reinvestment zones.


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 1048 (LC)Cain SP: Eltife

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


HB 1060 (LC)Kleinschmidt SP: Hegar

Relating to the de-annexation of land in Bastrop County by the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District.


HB 1070 (LC)Scott/ et al. SP: Hinojosa

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


HB 1116 (LC)Harper-Brown/ Anderson, Rodney/ Fletcher/ Driver SP: Shapiro

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


HB 1144 (LC)Cain SP: Deuell

Relating to the Hopkins County Hospital District.


HB 1148 (LC)Smith, Wayne SP: Hinojosa/ et al.

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


HB 1163 (LC)Keffer SP: Hegar

Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain peace officers and firefighters.


HB 1226 (LC)Dutton SP: Ellis

Relating to the eligibility of certain persons who have received deferred adjudication to vote.


HB 1235 (LC)Schwertner SP: Ogden

Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Transportation to the Parks and Wildlife Department.


HB 1274 (LC)Pena/ Guillen SP: Wentworth

Relating to an exemption from the payment of a toll for unmarked military vehicles conducting or training for emergency operations.


HB 1301 (CS) (LC)Guillen/ Farias SP: Eltife

Relating to making a voluntary contribution to the Parks and Wildlife Department when registering a motor vehicle or renewing a motor vehicle registration.


HB 1305 (LC)Bonnen SP: Huffman

Relating to the issuance of oversize or overweight vehicle permits by certain port authorities.


HB 1341 (LC)Walle SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the manner of payment of tuition and mandatory fees at public institutions of higher education.


HB 1456 (LC)Orr SP: Deuell

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


HB 1486 (LC)Gutierrez/ Pitts SP: Wentworth

Relating to signs posted under the memorial sign program for victims of certain vehicle accidents.


HB 1499 (LC)Larson/ Anchia SP: Wentworth

Relating to the designation of the Scenic Loop Road--Boerne Stage Road--Toutant Beauregard Road Historic Corridor.


HB 1504 (CS) (LC)Munoz, Jr./ Pena SP: Hinojosa

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


HB 1523 (LC)Phillips/ Murphy SP: Watson

Relating to the offense of transporting household goods without registration; providing a penalty.


HB 1593 (LC)Isaac SP: Huffman

Relating to the inclusion of a candidate's e-mail address on an official application for a place on the ballot.


HB 1608 (LC)Strama SP: Watson

Relating to participation in and contributions to the state employee charitable campaign by retired state employees.


HB 1658 (CS) (LC)Davis, Yvonne SP: Whitmire

Relating to the refund of a cash bond to a defendant in a criminal case.


HB 1907 (CS) (LC)Madden SP: Whitmire

Relating to notification requirements concerning offenses committed by students and school district discretion over admission or placement of certain students.


HB 1959 (LC)Thompson SP: Carona

Relating to appeal of the certification of an area's wet or dry status.


HB 1981 (CS) (LC)Smith, Wayne/ et al. SP: Gallegos

Relating to measuring, monitoring, and reporting emissions.


HB 2015 (CS) (LC)Thompson/ et al. SP: Van de Putte

Relating to certain conduct indicating a need for supervision and the sealing of records related to that conduct.


HB 2038 (LC)Price/ Shelton/ Mallory Caraway/ Schwertner/ Guillen/ et al. SP: Deuell/ et al.

Relating to prevention, treatment, and oversight of concussions affecting public school students participating in interscholastic athletics.


HB 2077 (LC)Rodriguez, Eddie SP: Deuell

Relating to a pilot program under the loanstar revolving loan program to promote the use of energy efficiency measures and renewable energy technology by certain nonprofit organizations.


HB 2103 (LC)Jackson, Jim SP: Carona

Relating to the consideration of a letter of credit issued by a federal home loan bank as an eligible security for collateral to secure public funds.


HB 2109 (LC)Truitt SP: Uresti

Relating to agency action concerning assisted living facilities, including regulation of inappropriate placement of residents at facilities; providing a penalty.


HB 2120 (LC)Miller, Doug/ Button/ McClendon/ Chisum/ et al. SP: Duncan

Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.


HB 2127 (LC)Geren SP: Harris

Relating to the municipal regulation of the discharge of firearms and certain other weapons in certain counties.


HB 2132 (LC)Reynolds SP: Hegar

Relating to the creation of magistrates in certain counties.


HB 2139 (LC)Guillen SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the establishment of an Adopt-A-Library program and state employee charitable contributions to the program.


HB 2172 (CS) (LC)Torres SP: Van de Putte

Relating to the eligibility of certain children under group life insurance policies.


HB 2195 (LC)Hartnett SP: Carona

Relating to requirements for certain arrangements or agreements of certain regional transportation authorities.


HB 2223 (LC)Davis, Yvonne SP: Carona

Relating to the contracts of certain regional transportation authorities that are required to be competitively bid.


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 2292 (LC)Hunter/ Hopson SP: Van de Putte

Relating to payment of claims to pharmacies and pharmacists.


HB 2313 (CS) (LC)Coleman SP: Wentworth

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


HB 2325 (LC)McClendon SP: Wentworth

Relating to the competitive bidding and notice requirements for contracts of certain mass transportation authorities.


HB 2330 (CS) (LC)King, Phil SP: Estes

Relating to the statutory county courts in Wise County.


HB 2359 (LC)Hopson SP: Williams

Relating to direct campaign expenditures.


HB 2382 (LC)Murphy/ Torres SP: Estes

Relating to notice required upon nonrenewal of property and casualty insurance policies.


HB 2422 (LC)Thompson SP: Harris

Relating to the procedure for providing a copy of the final decree of dissolution of a marriage to a party who waived service of process.


HB 2469 (CS) (LC)Phillips SP: Estes

Relating to a memorial sign program for victims of motorcycle accidents.


HB 2471 (LC)Phillips SP: Deuell

Relating to limiting the civil liability of certain persons who obtain or provide medical care and treatment for certain animals.


HB 2477 (CS) (LC)Harless SP: Ellis

Relating to provision of bilingual election materials.


HB 2510 (LC)Lavender/ Beck/ Burkett/ Hughes/ et al. SP: Eltife

Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of certain incandescent light bulbs from federal regulation.


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 2610 (LC)Guillen/ Hopson/ Dukes SP: Deuell

Relating to facilitating access to certain public assistance benefits programs and health care providers and services through a community-based navigator program and through promotoras and community health workers.


HB 2619 (LC)Callegari SP: Whitmire

Relating to emergency preparedness information about water facilities.


HB 2632 (LC)Driver SP: Wentworth

Relating to access to the criminal history record information of certain persons by the Texas Facilities Commission.


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

Relating to a council to study neonatal intensive care units.


HB 2703 (LC)Truitt SP: Uresti

Relating to the regulation of orthotists and prosthetists.


HB 2717 (CS) (LC)Darby SP: Carona

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


HB 2758 (LC)Pena SP: Zaffirini

Relating to mandatory emergency alert systems at institutions of higher education.


HB 2769 (LC)Frullo SP: Wentworth

Relating to the authority of the Texas Facilities Commission regarding gifts, grants, and donations.


HB 2826 (LC)Murphy/ Coleman SP: Huffman

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


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

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


HB 2903 (CS) (LC)Zerwas/ et al. SP: Deuell

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


HB 2940 (LC)King, Tracy O. SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the form of death certificates and fetal death certificates.


HB 3002 (CS) (LC)Hughes SP: Eltife

Relating to certain conservation and reclamation districts exempted from filing a full audit.


HB 3017 (LC)Smithee SP: Duncan

Relating to the prohibited use of discretionary clauses in certain health maintenance organization and insurance contracts.


HB 3093 (LC)Lewis SP: Duncan

Relating to the amendment of certain reports of political contributions and expenditures.


HB 3167 (LC)Callegari SP: Carona

Relating to the abolishment of the state regulation of talent agencies and personnel services.


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 3309 (LC)Rodriguez, Eddie SP: Nichols

Relating to the authority to set maximum weights for state highways, roads, and bridges.


HB 3311 (LC)Carter SP: Nelson

Relating to the duty of an attorney ad litem appointed for a child to meet with the child or individual with whom the child resides before each court hearing.


HB 3314 (LC)Carter SP: Nelson

Relating to a requirement that an attorney ad litem appointed for a child file a statement with the court regarding the attorney ad litem's meeting with the child or other specified person.


HB 3333 (CS) (LC)Pena SP: Hegar

Relating to the authority of the governor to order the disconnection of state computer networks from the Internet.


HB 3336 (LC)Coleman SP: Deuell

Relating to information regarding pertussis for parents of newborn children.


HB 3337 (LC)Gonzales, Veronica/ Laubenberg SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the emergency medical services that give rise to an emergency medical services lien.


HB 3578 (LC)Gonzales, Larry SP: Zaffirini

Relating to clarification of the authorized uses for loans under public institution of higher education emergency loan programs.


HB 3579 (LC)Gonzales, Larry SP: Zaffirini

Relating to repayment assistance for certain physician education loans.


HB 3796 (LC)Gallego SP: Uresti

Relating to the composition of certain judicial districts.


HB 3808 (LC)King, Tracy O. SP: Uresti

Relating to fishing with certain archery equipment in certain counties.


HCR 24 (LC)Darby SP: Duncan

Designating Nymphaea Texas Dawn as the official State Waterlily of Texas.


HCR 130 (LC)Button/ Madden/ Carter SP: Carona

Designating the city of Richardson as the official International Business Capital of North Texas.


The following bills were removed from the Local and Uncontested Bills Calendar:


HB 1580 (LC)Brown SP: Carona

Relating to the training and certification of state agency employees or contractors performing service work on pressure vessels.


HB 2040 (LC)Hamilton SP: Williams

Relating to critical incident stress management and crisis response services.


HCR 117 (LC)Parker SP: Nelson

Designating Roanoke as the Unique Dining Capital of Texas.


Committee re-referral on the following:


HB 737 Otto SP: Williams

Relating to the East Montgomery County Improvement District.

Re-referred from Intergovernmental Relations to International Relations & Trade


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