Bills Referred Today for 1/31/2011

BILLS REFERRED TODAY



Monday

January 31, 2011





Committee referral on the following:


SJR 1 Ogden/ et al.

Applying to the Congress of the United States, in accordance with Article V of the United States Constitution, to call a convention to propose an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide for a federal balanced budget and requesting that the legislatures of each of the several states that compose the United States apply to Congress for a convention to propose such an amendment to the United States Constitution.

State Affairs


SJR 10 Shapiro

Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to require a balanced federal budget.

State Affairs


SJR 15 Wentworth/ et al.

Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention to propose amendments to the United States Constitution to provide for congressional term limits, the line-item veto, a balanced federal budget, a limit on federal debt, and the repeal of federal law by two-thirds of the several states.

State Affairs


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.

Administration


SB 16 Patrick

Relating to informed consent to an abortion.

State Affairs


SB 18 Estes/ Duncan/ et al.

Relating to the use of eminent domain authority.

State Affairs


SB 26 Zaffirini

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

Health & Human Services


SB 27 Zaffirini

Relating to school district policies for the care of students at risk for anaphylaxis.

Education


SB 28 Zaffirini

Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant and to administration of the TEXAS grant program.

Higher Education


SB 29 Zaffirini

Relating to the eligibility of certain postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education.

State Affairs


SB 30 Zaffirini

Relating to a pilot project to establish a comprehensive single point of entry for long-term services and supports provided to the aged and physically disabled individuals.

Health & Human Services


SB 31 Seliger

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

Redistricting, Select


SB 32 Zaffirini

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

Higher Education


SB 33 Zaffirini

Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program.

Health & Human Services


SB 34 Zaffirini/ Davis/ Huffman/ Nelson/ Shapiro/ et al.

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

Veteran Affairs & Military Installations


SB 35 Zaffirini

Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs.

Education


SB 36 Zaffirini

Relating to methods for increasing student success and degree completion at public institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 37 Zaffirini

Relating to the duration of the interagency task force on ensuring appropriate care settings for persons with disabilities.

Health & Human Services


SB 38 Zaffirini

Relating to the inclusion of certain private postsecondary educational institutions and career schools and colleges in the higher education accountability system of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Higher Education


SB 39 Zaffirini

Relating to improving application and eligibility determination processes and efficiencies for certain benefits programs.

Health & Human Services


SB 40 Zaffirini

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

Higher Education


SB 41 Zaffirini

Relating to the use of restraints in state supported living centers.

Health & Human Services


SB 42 Zaffirini

Relating to bullying through electronic means in public schools.

Education


SB 43 Zaffirini

Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient.

State Affairs


SB 44 Zaffirini

Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness.

Health & Human Services


SB 45 Zaffirini

Relating to a Medicaid hospital level of care waiver program for certain medically fragile individuals.

Health & Human Services


SB 46 Zaffirini

Relating to the creation of an offense for certain uses of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 47 Zaffirini

Relating to the pro re nata administration of psychoactive medications in certain residential health care facilities.

Health & Human Services


SB 48 Zaffirini

Relating to consideration of school district disciplinary placement information.

Education


SB 49 Zaffirini

Relating to school district requirements regarding parental notification and documentation in connection with disciplinary alternative education programs.

Education


SB 50 Zaffirini

Relating to regulatory authority for courses taken by public high school students for both high school and college credit.

Education


SB 51 Zaffirini

Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas.

Agriculture & Rural Affairs


SB 52 Zaffirini

Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period.

Finance


SB 53 Zaffirini

Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs.

Education


SB 54 Zaffirini

Relating to certification to teach public school students who have visual impairments.

Education


SB 55 Zaffirini

Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities.

Health & Human Services


SB 56 Zaffirini

Relating to the inclusion and exclusion of certain information as part of the immunization registry.

Health & Human Services


SB 57 Zaffirini

Relating to the licensing and regulation of post-acute care acquired brain injury rehabilitation facilities; providing penalties.

Health & Human Services


SB 58 Zaffirini

Relating to the designation of segments of State Highways 359, 16, and 285 as the Veterans of the Korean War Memorial Highway.

Veteran Affairs & Military Installations


SB 59 Zaffirini

Relating to the provision of assistance by the Texas Ethics Commission in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures made in connection with offices of and measures proposed by local governmental entities.

State Affairs


SB 60 Zaffirini

Relating to disposition of proceeds from the development or sale of the rights to natural resources or minerals in land held by Webb County for the county permanent school fund.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 61 Zaffirini

Relating to minimum standards for juvenile case managers.

Jurisprudence


SB 62 Zaffirini

Relating to an oral statement regarding the impact of an offense in certain cases involving a violent crime.

Criminal Justice


SB 63 Zaffirini

Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities for eligible persons to pursue home ownership, postsecondary education, and business development.

Business & Commerce


SB 64 Zaffirini

Relating to the right of an employee who is a victim of a crime to time off from work to attend court proceedings related to that crime.

Business & Commerce


SB 65 Zaffirini

Relating to additional compensation for certain state employees.

Administration


SB 66 Zaffirini

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

Education


SB 67 Zaffirini

Relating to leave for junior college district or university system employees who are physically assaulted while on duty.

Higher Education


SB 68 Zaffirini

Relating to contracting issues of state agencies, including ethics issues related to state contracting.

Government Organization


SB 69 Zaffirini

Relating to reconstituting the system benefit fund as a trust fund and to uses of the fund.

Finance


SB 70 Zaffirini

Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program.

Finance


SB 71 Nelson

Relating to certain reports submitted by health and human services agencies.

Health & Human Services


SB 72 Nelson

Relating to streamlining of and utilization management in Medicaid long-term care waiver programs.

Health & Human Services


SB 73 Nelson

Relating to the removal of certain limitations on the debt issuance of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

Finance


SB 74 Nelson

Relating to the disposition of surplus or salvage data processing equipment of a university system or an institution or agency of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 75 Nelson

Relating to the imposition of background and criminal history check requirements for operators and employees of, and certain other persons at, facilities and agencies licensed by the Department of Aging and Disability Services; providing criminal penalties.

Health & Human Services


SB 76 Nelson

Relating to certain providers of subsidized child care.

Health & Human Services


SB 77 Nelson

Relating to certain requirements for sponsoring organizations and other institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Health & Human Services


SB 78 Nelson

Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies.

Health & Human Services


SB 79 Nelson

Relating to the contents and applicability of a school district's grading policy.

Education


SB 80 Nelson

Relating to public health laboratories administered by the Department of State Health Services.

Health & Human Services


SB 81 Nelson

Relating to food manufacturers, food wholesalers, and warehouse operators required to hold a license.

Health & Human Services


SB 82 Nelson

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of stalking.

Criminal Justice


SB 83 Nelson

Relating to the statute of limitations on prosecution of the offense of bigamy.

Criminal Justice


SB 84 Nelson

Relating to requiring governmental entities and contractors with governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 85 Nelson

Relating to the duties of the county tax assessor-collector and voter registrar regarding exemptions from jury service.

State Affairs


SB 86 Nelson

Relating to municipal contracts for enforcement of outstanding traffic violation arrest warrants.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 87 Lucio

Relating to professional development institutes regarding education of students with disabilities to serve as a resource for public school teachers and paraprofessionals.

Education


SB 88 Lucio

Relating to free breakfast for certain public school students.

Education


SB 89 Lucio

Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts.

Education


SB 90 Lucio/ Davis

Relating to the financing of school district facilities and tax relief for facilities debt.

Education


SB 91 Lucio

Relating to an interim study to determine public school facility needs.

Education


SB 92 Lucio

Relating to the adoption of an alternative base period for computation of unemployment compensation benefits.

Economic Development


SB 93 Lucio

Relating to the appointment of an attorney for a workers' compensation claimant in certain proceedings initiated by a workers' compensation insurance carrier.

State Affairs


SB 94 Lucio

Relating to the sale of electric energy produced by distributed renewable generation owners.

Business & Commerce


SB 95 Lucio

Relating to required use by insurers of certain standard insurance policy forms for residential property insurance.

Business & Commerce


SB 96 Lucio

Relating to withdrawal and restriction plans for certain insurers.

Business & Commerce


SB 97 Lucio

Relating to rates charged for residential property and personal automobile insurance in certain rating territories.

Business & Commerce


SB 98 Van de Putte

Relating to the trafficking of persons.

Criminal Justice


SB 99 Van de Putte/ Birdwell

Relating to persons authorized to control the disposition of the remains of certain members of the United States armed forces.

Veteran Affairs & Military Installations


SB 100 Van de Putte

Relating to the adoption of voting procedures necessary to implement the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act.

State Affairs


SB 101 Van de Putte

Relating to prohibiting nonjudicial foreclosure by a property owners' association on residences owned by certain members of the military.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 102 Davis

Relating to allocation of certain money in the Texas emissions reduction plan fund to air quality monitoring activities.

Natural Resources


SB 103 Davis

Relating to the installation, maintenance, operation, and relocation of wastewater pipeline facilities.

Natural Resources


SB 104 Davis

Relating to restrictions on the release into the air of natural gas and associated vapors from a gas well.

Natural Resources


SB 105 Davis

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

Natural Resources


SB 106 Davis

Relating to condemnation of municipal property for, and municipal regulation of, pipeline operations.

Natural Resources


SB 107 Davis

Relating to the detection and repair of natural gas pipeline leakages.

Natural Resources


SB 108 Davis

Relating to a customer's right to choose a retail electric provider in the deregulated electric market.

Business & Commerce


SB 109 Davis

Relating to benefits and protections for residential electric customers.

Business & Commerce


SB 110 Davis

Relating to ethics and accountability of certain public employees, public officers, political contributors, state contractors, and grant recipients; providing penalties.

State Affairs


SB 111 Davis

Relating to regulation of property and casualty insurance rates.

Business & Commerce


SB 112 Davis

Relating to public school finance and certain limitations on the ad valorem tax rate of a school district.

Education


SB 113 Davis

Relating to the effect of a delay by the State Board for Educator Certification in renewing an educator's certification.

Education


SB 114 Davis

Relating to the expansion of the financial literacy pilot program in public schools.

Education


SB 115 Uresti

Relating to limiting the liability of space flight entities.

State Affairs


SB 116 Uresti

Relating to protective orders against dating violence.

Criminal Justice


SB 117 Uresti

Relating to allowing municipally owned utility systems in certain cities to fund a program to aid low-income residents in paying their bills.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 118 Uresti

Relating to a court's authority to order a proposed patient to receive extended outpatient mental health services.

Jurisprudence


SB 119 Uresti

Relating to the creation of an offense for certain uses of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 120 Uresti

Relating to requiring dental support for a child subject to a child support order.

Jurisprudence


SB 121 Ellis/ et al.

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

Criminal Justice


SB 122 Ellis

Relating to postconviction forensic DNA analysis.

Criminal Justice


SB 123 Ellis

Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations.

Criminal Justice


SB 124 Patrick/ et al.

Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities; providing a civil penalty.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 125 Patrick

Relating to the retention of the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.

Finance


SB 126 Patrick

Relating to the duty of a peace officer to inquire into the lawful presence of certain persons.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 127 Patrick

Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of open-enrollment charter schools.

Education


SB 128 Patrick

Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense.

State Affairs


SB 129 Patrick

Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

Finance


SB 130 Patrick

Relating to informed consent to an abortion.

State Affairs


SB 131 Wentworth

Relating to cemeteries in certain municipalities.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 132 Wentworth

Relating to registration with the Selective Service System of certain applicants for a driver's license or personal identification certificate.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 133 Wentworth

Relating to the regulation and certification of medical examiners and the conduct of autopsy and inquest investigations by justices of the peace and medical examiners; providing penalties.

Jurisprudence


SB 134 Wentworth

Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties; providing a criminal penalty.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 135 Wentworth

Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund.

Finance


SB 136 Wentworth

Relating to granting counties authority to regulate certain land use; providing penalties.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 137 Wentworth

Relating to the authority of a county to regulate land development after a local option election.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 138 Wentworth

Relating to prohibitions on the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 139 Wentworth

Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting.

State Affairs


SB 140 Shapiro

Relating to minimum public school attendance for class credit or a grade.

Education


SB 141 Eltife

Relating to the regulation of debt management services providers; providing a penalty.

Business & Commerce


SB 142 West

Relating to the operation of property owners' associations.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 143 West

Relating to the regulation of a credit services organization.

Business & Commerce


SB 144 West

Relating to allowing a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision to be eligible for a pardon.

Criminal Justice


SB 145 Hinojosa

Relating to student loan repayment assistance for nurses employed as faculty members at certain institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 146 Hinojosa

Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful transport of an undocumented person.

Criminal Justice


SB 147 Hinojosa

Relating to prior approval of residential property insurance rates of certain insurers.

Business & Commerce


SB 148 West

Relating to a limitation on the use of the power of eminent domain by certain water districts.

State Affairs


SB 149 West

Relating to rules adopted and reporting required under the school district college credit program.

Education


SB 150 West

Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to special agents of the Office of Inspector General of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and to updating certain references related to the grant of that authority to other federal law enforcement personnel.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 151 Huffman

Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to receive a sentence of community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision.

Criminal Justice


SB 152 Huffman

Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses.

Criminal Justice


SB 153 Huffman

Relating to the authority of a judge to suspend the imposition of a sentence and place a defendant on community supervision.

Criminal Justice


SB 154 Huffman

Relating to the imposition of consecutive fines in sentencing a defendant for offenses arising out of the same criminal episode.

Criminal Justice


SB 155 Huffman

Relating to the eligibility of certain school district employees to participate or be enrolled in certain group health benefit programs.

Education


SB 156 Huffman

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

Health & Human Services


SB 157 Williams

Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities.

Education


SB 158 Williams

Relating to the fraudulent obtaining of a controlled substance from a practitioner; providing a penalty.

Criminal Justice


SB 159 Williams

Relating to the diversion of a controlled substance by certain persons who have access to the substance by virtue of the persons' profession or employment; providing penalties.

Criminal Justice


SB 160 Williams

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

Natural Resources


SB 161 Shapiro

Relating to highway funding formulas of and project selection by the Texas Department of Transportation.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 162 Shapiro

Relating to developing a developmental education plan for students entering public institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 163 Shapiro

Relating to agreements between a regional tollway authority and a local governmental entity governing the ownership, construction, maintenance, and operation of toll projects.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 164 Shapiro

Relating to a fixed academic cost option for resident undergraduate students at general academic teaching institutions.

Higher Education


SB 165 Shapiro

Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as a part of the sunset review process.

Finance


SB 166 Shapiro

Relating to the sex offender civil commitment program and to the creation of a state agency to perform the functions relating to the sex offender civil commitment program that are currently performed by the Council on Sex Offender Treatment.

Criminal Justice


SB 167 West

Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files after an individual receives a pardon or a grant of certain other relief with respect to the offense for which the individual was arrested.

Criminal Justice


SB 168 West

Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state.

Criminal Justice


SB 169 Lucio/ et al.

Relating to coverage for autism spectrum disorder under certain health benefit plans offered to state employees.

State Affairs


SB 170 Ellis

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.

Criminal Justice


SB 171 Hinojosa

Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty.

Business & Commerce


SB 172 West

Relating to the requirement by a municipality of a license or permit to occupy or lease a dwelling unit.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 173 West

Relating to civil remedy of violations of certain municipal health and safety ordinances.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 174 Nichols

Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes.

State Affairs


SB 175 Nichols

Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

Finance


SB 176 Huffman

Relating to student eligibility for tuition rebates offered by general academic teaching institutions.

Higher Education


SB 177 Huffman

Relating to the licensing and regulation of physicians.

Health & Human Services


SB 179 Estes

Relating to the service area of the North Central Texas College District.

Higher Education


SB 180 Estes

Relating to the use of eminent domain authority.

State Affairs


SB 181 Shapiro/ Seliger/ Watson

Relating to the reporting of water conservation measures by municipalities and water utilities.

Natural Resources


SB 182 Wentworth

Relating to the penalty for the offense of reckless driving.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 183 Wentworth

Relating to placement of a student in a disciplinary alternative education program for certain harassing behavior directed at an educator.

Education


SB 184 Nelson

Relating to the use of certain state property for community food gardens.

Natural Resources


SB 185 Nelson

Relating to physical activity requirements for students in public schools.

Education


SB 186 Nelson

Relating to health and physical education credits required for high school graduation.

Education


SB 187 Nelson

Relating to human body and anatomical specimen donation.

Health & Human Services


SB 188 Nelson

Relating to the licensing and regulation of genetic counselors; providing penalties.

Health & Human Services


SB 189 Nelson

Relating to the eligibility of certain aliens for a license to practice medicine in this state.

Health & Human Services


SB 190 Nelson

Relating to the licensing and regulation of physicians, physician assistants, acupuncturists, and surgical assistants.

Health & Human Services


SB 191 Nelson

Relating to disposition of a contested case by the Texas Medical Board.

Health & Human Services


SB 192 Nelson

Relating to patient advocacy activities by nurses and certain other persons; providing an administrative penalty.

Health & Human Services


SB 193 Nelson

Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing.

Health & Human Services


SB 194 Nelson

Relating to the punishment for the offense of employment harmful to children.

Criminal Justice


SB 195 Nelson

Relating to activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance.

Criminal Justice


SB 196 Wentworth

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

Redistricting, Select


SB 197 West

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

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 198 West

Relating to exempting persons who are convicted of certain sexual offenses from registering as a sex offender in this state.

Criminal Justice


SB 199 West

Relating to the eligibility of nonprofit organizations that partner with certain schools to receive grants for agricultural projects.

Agriculture & Rural Affairs


SB 200 Zaffirini

Relating to an evaluation by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of reports required of institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 201 Uresti

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.

Finance


SB 202 Shapiro

Relating to achievement benchmarks in fiscal notes and to legislative review of those benchmarks.

Administration


SB 203 Huffman

Relating to the punishment prescribed for burglary of a vehicle and to grants of community supervision to persons who commit that offense.

Criminal Justice


SB 204 Zaffirini

Relating to insurance coverage for certain devices used in the treatment of diabetes.

State Affairs


SB 205 Whitmire

Relating to school district policies to prohibit bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, and intimidation.

Education


SB 206 Van de Putte

Relating to extending a local behavioral health intervention pilot project.

Health & Human Services


SB 207 Gallegos

Relating to requiring certain students leaving public school to provide documentation necessary to ensure an accurate calculation of dropout rates.

Education


SB 208 Gallegos

Relating to public notice and forums concerning finalists for the position of superintendent of a school district.

Education


SB 209 Zaffirini

Relating to the supervision of certain juvenile case managers.

Jurisprudence


SB 210 Ellis

Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays.

State Affairs


SB 211 Ellis

Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place during early voting by personal appearance and related procedures.

State Affairs


SB 212 Ellis

Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing criminal penalties.

State Affairs


SB 213 Ellis

Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures.

State Affairs


SB 214 Ellis

Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter.

State Affairs


SB 215 Ellis

Relating to the date on which certain voters may be removed from a county's voter registration list and related requirements.

State Affairs


SB 216 Ellis

Relating to procedures related to the placement of a voter on the suspense list.

State Affairs


SB 217 Huffman

Relating to expulsion of a public school student who commits certain criminal acts involving a computer, computer network, or computer system owned by or operated on behalf of a school district.

Education


SB 218 Nelson

Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the operation of the child protective services and foster care systems.

Jurisprudence


SB 219 Nelson

Relating to health and mental health services for children in foster care and kinship care.

Health & Human Services


SB 220 Nelson

Relating to guardianships, including the assessment of prospective wards for, and the provision of, guardianship services by the Department of Aging and Disability Services.

Jurisprudence


SB 221 Nelson

Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services, including protective services and investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation for certain adults who are elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty.

Health & Human Services


SB 222 Nelson

Relating to access to certain long-term care services and supports under the medical assistance program.

Health & Human Services


SB 223 Nelson

Relating to the licensing and regulation of home and community support services agencies and of the administrators of those agencies; providing penalties.

Health & Human Services


SB 224 Nelson

Relating to a program to recognize public schools with successful student health and fitness programs.

Education


SB 225 Nelson

Relating to including in public school campus improvement plans and in local school health advisory council reports to school district boards of trustees certain goals and objectives or information in order to promote improved student health.

Education


SB 226 Nelson

Relating to reporting individual student performance on a physical fitness assessment instrument to the Texas Education Agency.

Education


SB 227 Nelson

Relating to the nondisciplinary resolution of certain complaints filed against physicians.

Health & Human Services


SB 228 Nelson

Relating to reporting requirements for institutions of higher education conducting human stem cell research.

Health & Human Services


SB 229 Nelson

Relating to birthing facilities required to offer newborn hearing screenings.

Health & Human Services


SB 230 Nelson/ Shapiro

Relating to the venue for the filing of certain applications by a pregnant minor with respect to an abortion.

State Affairs


SB 231 Nelson

Relating to the permanent revocation of a person's driver's license or permit on conviction of a second offense relating to the operating of a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

Criminal Justice


SB 232 Nelson

Relating to wearing a secure alcohol monitoring device as a required condition of community supervision for certain intoxication offenses.

Criminal Justice


SB 233 Deuell

Relating to the creation of the Rowlett Pecan Grove Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 234 Deuell

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

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 235 Deuell

Relating to the creation of the Rowlett Waterfront Entertainment Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 236 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.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 237 Deuell

Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products.

Agriculture & Rural Affairs


SB 238 West

Relating to the regulation of solar energy devices by a property owners' association.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 239 Huffman

Relating to the conduct that constitutes an offense for the delivery of drug paraphernalia to a person younger than 18 years of age.

Criminal Justice


SB 240 Huffman

Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine.

Health & Human Services


SB 241 Ellis

Relating to HIV and AIDS tests and to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests.

Health & Human Services


SB 242 Davis

Relating to bullying, including cyberbullying, in public schools.

Education


SB 243 Patrick

Relating to the reestablishment of the Texas Bleeding Disorders Advisory Council.

Health & Human Services


SB 244 Patrick

Relating to the continuing education requirements for certain peace officers.

Criminal Justice


SB 245 Davis

Relating to bullying, including cyberbullying, in public schools.

Education


SB 246 Shapiro

Relating to financial security required of regional tollway authorities in connection with the provision of toll collection services.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 247 Shapiro

Relating to the authority of the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission to participate in the establishment and operation of an affiliated nonprofit organization and provide grants.

State Affairs


SB 248 Estes

Relating to the regulation of public grain warehouse operators.

Agriculture & Rural Affairs


SB 249 Estes

Relating to the composition of the Finance Commission of Texas.

Business & Commerce


SB 250 Zaffirini

Relating to protective orders for stalking victims.

Criminal Justice


SB 251 West

Relating to the regulation of activities with respect to certain extensions of consumer credit.

Business & Commerce


SB 252 Jackson

Relating to the review, notice, and hearing requirements associated with certain deer permits.

Agriculture & Rural Affairs


SB 253 Davis

Relating to the regulation of activities with respect to certain extensions of consumer credit.

Business & Commerce


SB 254 Davis

Relating to the extension of consumer credit to certain members of the Texas National Guard and armed forces of the United States and their dependents; providing a penalty.

Business & Commerce


SB 255 Nelson

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

Jurisprudence


SB 256 Nelson

Relating to requiring a private autopsy facility to post a notice for filing a complaint against a physician; providing a penalty.

Health & Human Services


SB 257 Carona

Relating to the issuance of "Choose Life" license plates and the creation of the Choose Life account in the general revenue fund.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 258 Hegar

Relating to the pledge of allegiance to the state flag during a state flag retirement ceremony.

State Affairs


SB 259 Harris/ Estes

Relating to the duty of a peace officer to inquire into the immigration status of persons arrested on other grounds.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 260 West

Relating to minimum training standards for employees of certain child-care facilities.

Health & Human Services


SB 261 Carona

Relating to the rule against perpetuities.

Jurisprudence


SB 262 Carona

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

State Affairs


SB 263 Carona

Relating to the revocation or suspension of the license of a physician placed on deferred adjudication community supervision or arrested for certain offenses.

Health & Human Services


SB 264 Zaffirini

Relating to certain information provided by local workforce development boards regarding certain child-care providers.

Economic Development


SB 265 Zaffirini

Relating to training for employees and operators of certain child-care facilities.

Health & Human Services


SB 266 Williams

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

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 267 Williams

Relating to a joint statement regarding the transfer of a motor vehicle as the result of a gift.

Finance


SB 268 Uresti

Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, receipt, and taxation of tobacco products; providing penalties.

Finance


SB 269 Uresti

Relating to a foster children's bill of rights.

Health & Human Services


SB 270 Uresti

Relating to newborn hearing screenings.

Health & Human Services


SB 272 Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.

Finance


SB 274 Uresti

Relating to the regulation by groundwater conservation districts of certain wells.

Natural Resources


SB 275 Uresti

Relating to certain exceptions to the prohibition on hunting from a public road or right-of-way.

Agriculture & Rural Affairs


SB 276 Davis

Relating to a rescission period for annuity contracts.

State Affairs


SB 277 Davis

Relating to the preparation of case records of children discharged from foster care.

Health & Human Services


SB 278 Davis

Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.

Health & Human Services


SB 279 Davis

Relating to inclusion of pets and other companion animals in protective orders; providing a penalty.

Criminal Justice


SB 280 Davis

Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation.

Business & Commerce


SB 281 Nichols

Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a molecular science building at Stephen F. Austin State University.

Finance


SB 282 Zaffirini

Relating to eliminating certain reporting, planning, student developmental, and other requirements imposed on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board or public institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 283 Harris

Relating to the appointment of associate judges in child protective services cases.

Jurisprudence


SB 284 Harris

Relating to certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.

Jurisprudence


SB 285 Harris

Relating to exempting certain judicial officers from certain requirements for obtaining or renewing a concealed handgun license and to the authority of certain judicial officers to carry certain weapons.

Jurisprudence


SB 286 Harris

Relating to attorney's fees and other amounts taxed as costs in guardianship proceedings.

Jurisprudence


SB 287 Lucio

Relating to birth records of adopted children.

Jurisprudence


SB 288 Lucio

Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to investigate the feasibility of and cooperate in the establishment of southbound checkpoints along the international border of this state.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 289 Lucio

Relating to the creation of the offense of possession, manufacture, transportation, repair, or sale of a tire deflation device; providing criminal penalties.

Criminal Justice


SB 290 Watson

Relating to including a personal financial literacy component in certain public school mathematics courses.

Education


SB 291 Watson

Relating to an alcohol awareness component of the science curriculum used in public schools.

Education


SB 293 Watson

Relating to telemedicine medical services, telehealth services, and home telemonitoring services provided to certain Medicaid recipients.

Health & Human Services


SB 294 Hinojosa

Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission to investigate the feasibility of and cooperate in the establishment of southbound checkpoints along the international border of this state.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 295 Watson

Relating to the definition of emergency services personnel for purposes of the enhanced penalty prescribed for an assault committed against a person providing services in that capacity.

Transportation & Homeland Security


SB 296 Wentworth

Relating to the mitigation of the impact of residential development in public school districts.

Education


SB 297 Wentworth

Relating to juror questions and juror note-taking during civil trials.

Jurisprudence


SB 298 Wentworth

Relating to eliminating the set-aside of a portion of designated tuition for student financial assistance at public institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 299 Wentworth

Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure in real property sales; providing a civil penalty.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 300 Wentworth

Relating to changing the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission.

Government Organization


SB 445 Eltife

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

Administration