Bills Referred Today for 4/29/2011

BILLS REFERRED TODAY



Friday

April 29, 2011





Committee referral on the following:


SJR 53 Ellis

Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the periodic review of state and local tax preferences and providing an expiration date for certain tax preferences.

Finance


SB 1921 Lucio

Relating to the development, hosting, and management of computer software for state agencies.

Government Organization


SB 1922 Lucio

Relating to the creation of the Port Isabel Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

International Relations & Trade


HB 3 Thompson/ Woolley/ Button/ Alvarado/ Truitt/ et al.

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

Criminal Justice


HB 34 Branch/ Lewis/ et al.

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

Education


HB 91 Cook

Relating to the extent of extraterritorial jurisdiction for certain municipalities.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 157 Raymond

Relating to the filing of an application for a place on the general primary election ballot.

State Affairs


HB 240 Parker

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

Natural Resources


HB 260 Hilderbran

Relating to the prosecution and punishment of unlawful transport of a person.

Criminal Justice


HB 384 Menendez

Relating to the proper identification of boats and outboard motors; creating an offense.

Transportation & Homeland Security


HB 470 Anderson, Charles "Doc"/ Martinez, "Mando"/ Schwertner/ Shelton/ Zerwas/ et al.

Relating to the addition of Salvia divinorum and its derivatives and extracts to Penalty Group 3 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

Criminal Justice


HB 559 Sheffield/ Miller, Sid/ Aycock/ Farias

Relating to Bronze Star Medal and Bronze Star Medal with Valor specialty license plates.

Transportation & Homeland Security


HB 649 Gallego

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

Criminal Justice


HB 663 Kleinschmidt

Relating to procedures for amending restrictions governing certain residential subdivisions.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 692 Farias

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

Education


HB 772 Riddle

Relating to the applicability of certain laws to certain sex offenders.

Criminal Justice


HB 787 Kuempel

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

Transportation & Homeland Security


HB 896 Howard, Charlie

Relating to auxiliary members of an appraisal review board.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 969 Lewis

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

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1053 Patrick, Diane

Relating to the tuition exemption offered by public institutions of higher education to firefighters enrolled in certain courses.

Higher Education


HB 1061 Otto

Relating to the expiration of certain investment authority of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

State Affairs


HB 1120 Weber

Relating to the dissolution of the Country Place Management District.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1162 Bonnen

Relating to the provision of notice to vacate to certain commercial tenants in an eviction suit.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1163 Keffer

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

Higher Education


HB 1207 Davis, Sarah/ Eiland

Relating to adoption of the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act.

Jurisprudence


HB 1381 Madden

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

Criminal Justice


HB 1486 Gutierrez/ Pitts

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

Transportation & Homeland Security


HB 1541 McClendon

Relating to the prevention of automobile burglary and theft.

Transportation & Homeland Security


HB 1601 Price/ Gallego/ Carter/ Burkett/ Geren/ et al.

Relating to consecutive sentences for certain offenses involving injury to a child, an elderly individual, or a disabled individual and arising out of the same criminal episode.

Criminal Justice


HB 1633 Bonnen/ et al.

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

Jurisprudence


HB 1651 Alonzo

Relating to the North Oak Cliff Municipal Management District.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1658 Davis, Yvonne

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

Criminal Justice


HB 1682 Weber/ et al.

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

Education


HB 1694 Coleman

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

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1795 Aliseda

Relating to permits issued for moving certain oil well servicing or drilling machinery.

Transportation & Homeland Security


HB 1822 Harless

Relating to the withdrawal of security by a bail bond surety.

Criminal Justice


HB 1854 Rodriguez, Eddie/ Naishtat/ Dukes

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

Health & Human Services


HB 1859 Hochberg

Relating to the applicability of architectural barrier standards.

Business & Commerce


HB 1887 Villarreal

Relating to the procedures for property tax protests and appeals.

Finance


HB 1907 Madden

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

Criminal Justice


HB 1964 Villarreal/ et al.

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

Criminal Justice


HB 2135 Hochberg/ et al.

Relating to the administration of end-of-course assessment instruments to public school students enrolled below the high school level.

Education


HB 2138 Guillen

Relating to the search for and rescue of victims of water-oriented accidents.

Transportation & Homeland Security


HB 2139 Guillen

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

Government Organization


HB 2315 Coleman

Relating to a county's general revenue levy for indigent health care.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 2325 McClendon

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

Transportation & Homeland Security


HB 2354 Madden

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.

Criminal Justice


HB 2457 Davis, John/ Reynolds

Relating to the amendment of Texas Enterprise Fund grant agreements.

Economic Development


HB 2468 Phillips

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

Business & Commerce


HB 2469 Phillips

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

Transportation & Homeland Security


HB 2600 Ritter

Relating to the records and reports required for purposes of the taxes imposed on cigars and other tobacco products.

Finance


HB 2619 Callegari

Relating to emergency preparedness information about water facilities.

Business & Commerce


HB 2632 Driver

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

Government Organization


HB 2662 Hochberg/ Parker/ Gallego

Relating to child abduction.

Criminal Justice


HB 2717 Darby

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

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 2734 Madden

Relating to certain mandatory conditions of parole or mandatory supervision for illegal criminal aliens and the revocation of parole or mandatory supervision as a result of violating those conditions.

Transportation & Homeland Security


HB 2809 Phillips

Relating to the authority of the board of the Greater Texoma Utility Authority to approve changes in a construction contract.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 2908 Branch/ Davis, Sarah

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

Higher Education


HB 2910 Branch/ Dukes

Relating to agreements between the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and certain organizations for increasing degree completion rates.

Higher Education


HB 2959 Price

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

State Affairs


HB 3065 Sheffield

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

Health & Human Services


HB 3141 Hartnett

Relating to the registration and protection of trademarks.

Business & Commerce


HB 3302 Reynolds/ Zerwas

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

Economic Development


HB 3314 Carter

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.

Jurisprudence


HB 3336 Coleman

Relating to information regarding pertussis for parents of newborn children.

Health & Human Services


HB 3389 Workman

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

Business & Commerce


HB 3404 Naishtat

Relating to establishing a child care advisory committee to advise the Texas Facilities Commission.

Government Organization


HB 3577 Gonzales, Larry

Relating to eligibility requirements for the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant.

Higher Education


HB 3806 Hardcastle

Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Haskell County Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3809 Hardcastle

Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Muenster Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3816 Hardcastle

Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Nocona Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3817 Hardcastle

Relating to the authority of the Gainesville Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers.

Intergovernmental Relations