BILLS REFERRED TODAY
April 14, 2011
Committee referral on the following:
Proposing a constitutional amendment clarifying that a tax imposed on certain business entities is not subject to Section 24, Article VIII, Texas Constitution, and imposing certain limitations on the computation of a tax imposed on a business entity.
Relating to the definition of a governmental body for the purposes of the open meetings and public information laws.
Open Government, Select
Relating to the provision of emergency services in certain rural counties using admission fees charged at state parks.
Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Relating to the imposition by certain municipalities and municipal transit departments of the local sales and use tax in certain federal military installations.
Relating to the purposes and designation of a transportation reinvestment zone.
Transportation & Homeland Security
Relating to certain notices sent by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Relating to change order approval requirements for certain political subdivisions of the state.
Relating to the taking of certain feral hogs and coyotes using a helicopter.
Relating to the authority of certain hospital districts to contract for the performance of administrative functions and services.
Relating to certain defenses to prosecution for the offense of sale, distribution, or display of harmful material to a minor.
Relating to certain temporary orders in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship during a parent's military deployment.
Relating to the first day of instruction in certain school districts that provide additional days of instruction financed with local funds.
Relating to the applicability of the constitutional limit on state debt payable from the general revenues of the state to bonds issued by the Texas Water Development Board.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board.
Relating to certain criminal and civil consequences of trafficking of persons, compelling prostitution, and certain other related criminal offenses and to the prevention, prosecution, and punishment of those offenses.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission, the abolishment of the Equine Research Account Advisory Committee, and the authority of Texas AgriLife Research; providing an administrative penalty.
Relating to the regulation of plumbing.
Business & Commerce