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ITEMS ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION

Thursday, May 23, 2013

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********** SENATE AMENDMENTS **********

Senate amendment printings:

ELIGIBLE AT 5:20 PM MAY 17, 2013:

HB 1000             Oliveira / Branch / Canales / Guerra / Longoria / et al.

Relating to the creation of a new university in South Texas within The University of Texas System.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 13 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:30 PM MAY 19, 2013:

HB 2197             Anchia

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing penalties; imposing and changing fees.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 33 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 7:20 PM MAY 21, 2013:

HB 2741             Phillips

Relating to the regulation of motor vehicles by counties and the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; authorizing a fee; creating an offense.
     3 Amendments, consisting of 15 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 69 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:20 AM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 474              Muñoz, Jr. / Guerra

Relating to an optional procedure for the issuance of a permit by a certain regional mobility authority for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo; authorizing a fee.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 4 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:30 AM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 3279             Morrison

Relating to the uprooting of seagrass plants; creating an offense.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 2318             Aycock

Relating to public school educator preparation and alternative certification programs.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:40 AM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 1605             Davis, Sarah / Collier

Relating to the establishment of a pilot program in Harris County to provide maternity care management to certain women enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 699              Davis, John

Relating to the location of certain public sales of real property.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:00 AM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 3253             Zerwas

Relating to the notation of death on a birth certificate and the release of birth certificate information for certain purposes.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:40 AM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 3483             Fletcher

Relating to requirements for a driver education course and the eligibility of persons under 18 years of age to operate a motor vehicle at certain times.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 1:30 PM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 3813             Howard

Relating to municipal fire suppression standards in certain municipalities.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:20 PM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 1487             Harper-Brown

Relating to the searchable state expenditure database maintained by the comptroller.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 4:00 PM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 2294             Kuempel / Lucio III

Relating to an exemption from air conditioning and refrigeration contracting regulation for installation of a thermostat.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:00 PM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 2690             Elkins

Relating to the sale of a vehicle by an unlicensed seller; creating an offense.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:10 PM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 1302             Clardy / Springer / Paddie / King, Ken / Toth / et al.

Relating to the imposition of a sentence of life without parole on certain repeat sex offenders and to certain restrictions on employment for certain sex offenders.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:20 PM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 1513             Lewis

Relating to temporary increases in the records archive fees and the records management and preservation fees charged by district and county clerks.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 14 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:40 PM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 3436             Cook

Relating to the use and development of state property, including real property within the Capitol complex.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:50 PM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 2414             Button / Capriglione / Harper-Brown / Coleman / Elkins / et al.

Relating to requirements for open meetings held by videoconference call.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 4 pages total.

HB 3093             Elkins

Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Information Resources and the Legislative Budget Board regarding information resources technologies of state agencies.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 2 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 8 pages total.

HB 3838             Phillips

Relating to motorcycle equipment and training and the license requirements for a three-wheeled motorcycle; creating an offense.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:00 PM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 899              Perry / King, Phil / et al.

Relating to certain rights of victims, guardians of victims, and close relatives of deceased victims in the criminal justice system.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.

HB 506              Lozano / Hughes

Relating to the location of early voting polling places for elections held on the November uniform election date by a political subdivision.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 1741             Naishtat

Relating to requiring child safety alarms in certain vehicles used by child-care facilities to transport children.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:10 PM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 3523             Lewis

Relating to punishment for the offense of driving a commercial motor vehicle without a commercial driver's license.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 29 pages total.

HB 2532             Workman / Isaac

Relating to the regulation of propane distribution system retailers; authorizing a fee.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 15 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:20 PM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 2099             Guillen

Relating to improving access to nursing education programs.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 6 pages total.

HB 1129             White / Menéndez / Schaefer / Sanford / et al.

Relating to a program allowing certain military voters on active duty overseas to cast a ballot electronically.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:00 PM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 1035             Huberty

Relating to the filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:10 PM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 1079             Smith / Guillen / Kleinschmidt / et al.

Relating to procedural requirements for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on applications for production area authorizations.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:00 AM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 3914             Sanford

Relating to the creation of the Old Celina Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment or fee.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 52 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 58 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:20 AM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 3903             Isaac

Relating to the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to increase certain fees; authorizing a fee.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 17 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:30 AM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 3739             Burnam

Relating to the continued employment of municipal employees who become candidates for public office.
     3 Amendments, consisting of 3 pages total.

HB 3648             Harper-Brown

Relating to the award and performance of certain state contracts.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

HB 3142             Bell

Relating to handguns used to demonstrate proficiency in handgun use for purposes of obtaining a concealed handgun license.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 4 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:40 AM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 3714             Guerra / Muñoz, Jr.

Relating to the creation of the Office of Small Business Assistance Advisory Task Force.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

HB 3660             Simmons

Relating to requiring the Texas Commission on Fire Protection to conduct a study and prepare a report on administrative attachment.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:50 AM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 3605             Burnam / Lucio III / Callegari

Relating to the evaluation by the Texas Water Development Board of applications for financial assistance for certain retail public utilities.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 3 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 2123             Guillen

Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties; providing penalties; authorizing a fee.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 5 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 12:00 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 3447             Gutierrez

Relating to the establishment and functions of certain urban land bank demonstration programs.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 1:40 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 508              Guillen / Springer / Eiland / Clardy / et al.

Relating to certain offenses relating to carrying concealed handguns on property owned or leased by a governmental entity; providing a civil penalty.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 5 pages total.

HB 1366             Lucio III

Relating to certain procedures in family or juvenile law proceedings.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 1:50 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 1573             McClendon / Gutierrez

Relating to authorizing an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:00 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 2448             Turner, Sylvester

Relating to tuition for certain students residing outside of a junior college district.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:20 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 8                Thompson, Senfronia / Hunter / Muñoz, Jr. / Burkett / Gonzalez, Naomi / et al.

Relating to the prosecution and punishment of offenses related to trafficking of persons and to certain protections for victims of trafficking of persons.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 14 pages total.

HB 462              Huberty / Creighton / Pitts / Harless / White / et al.

Relating to state control of teacher appraisal criteria, curriculum standards, and assessment instruments.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:30 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 346              Deshotel

Relating to the accessing and use of electronically readable personal identification information obtained from driver's licenses or personal identification certificates.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

HB 3572             Hilderbran / Eiland / Otto / Bohac / Alvarado / et al.

Relating to the administration, collection, and enforcement of taxes on mixed beverages; imposing a tax on sales of mixed beverages; decreasing the rate of the current tax on mixed beverages.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 9 pages total.

HB 3370             Craddick

Relating to the authority of certain retired peace officers and former reserve law enforcement officers to carry certain firearms.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 8 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:40 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 2383             Eiland / Goldman / Toth / Price

Relating to life settlement contracts for the payment of long-term care services and support and the consideration of a life insurance policy in determining eligibility for medical assistance.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 6 pages total.

HB 3153             Lewis / Guillen / Pitts / Crownover

Relating to the operation and administration of, and practice in courts in, the judicial branch of state government and the composition of certain juvenile boards; imposing a fee.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 26 pages total.

HB 2818             Sheffield, Ralph

Relating to certain local option elections and the permits and licenses that can be issued in areas that approved the sale of certain alcoholic beverages in a local option election.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:50 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 2362             Keffer

Relating to the efficiency review of river authorities.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 3536             Otto / Kolkhorst / Turner, Sylvester / Howard / Zerwas / et al.

Relating to imposing a fee on the sale of cigarettes and cigarette tobacco products manufactured by certain companies; providing penalties.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 13 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 3:00 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 3309             Crownover

Relating to the composition and use of money in the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 3:10 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 12               Flynn / Alvarado / Perry / Martinez Fischer / et al.

Relating to gifts and other consideration made to state agencies for state employee salary supplement or other purposes, and to publication by state agencies of staff compensation and related information.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 6 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 3:20 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 1198             Raymond / et al.

Relating to authorizing an optional county fee on vehicles registered in certain counties to fund transportation projects.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 4:30 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 866              Huberty / Turner, Sylvester / Cook / Miles / et al.

Relating to the administration to public school students in certain grades of state-administered assessment instruments.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 6 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 4:40 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 1897             Eiland

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 7 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:30 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 2100             Thompson, Senfronia / Price / Workman / White / Longoria / et al.

Relating to the salary for certain employees of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:40 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 581              Howard / King, Susan / King, Ken / Naishtat

Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity in certain employment lawsuits by nurses and in certain employment discrimination actions in connection with a workers' compensation claim.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:50 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 148              Burkett / et al.

Relating to aid provided to certain voters; providing criminal penalties.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 3 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:30 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 29               Branch / Bonnen, Dennis / Alvarado / Herrero / et al.

Relating to the governance of public institutions of higher education in this state.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 21 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 9 pages total.

HB 213              Hilderbran / Villalba / Workman / Lozano / Capriglione / et al.

Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:40 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 826              Harless

Relating to the definitions of certain terms for purposes of the ad valorem taxation of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 7:00 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 984              Elkins

Relating to certain information required to be provided to an applicant for a marriage license.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 8:00 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 1951             Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to the licensing and regulation of telecommunicators; providing a criminal penalty.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 3 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 8:50 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 2978             Parker

Relating to service of citation in connection with an expedited judicial foreclosure proceeding.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 3 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:00 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 2201             Farney / Sheffield, Ralph / Huberty / Paddie / Fallon / et al.

Relating to increasing the courses offered in the career and technology education curriculum.
     3 Amendments, consisting of 4 pages total.

HB 3259             Wu

Relating to the ownership of and access to certain investigation records in child abuse and neglect cases.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 1847             Carter

Relating to continuing legal education in ethics or professional responsibility for prosecutors.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:10 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 2859             Harless

Relating to the amount of money authorized to be used for Clean Air Act local initiative projects related to vehicles.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 1 page total.

HB 1382             Simpson / Rodriguez, Eddie / Kolkhorst / Burnam / et al.

Relating to the regulation of food prepared, stored, distributed, or sold at farms and farmers' markets; limiting the applicability of a fee.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:20 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 2036             Branch

Relating to the creation of a commission to identify future higher education and workforce needs of this state and make related recommendations to address those needs by the state's bicentennial.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 4 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:30 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 2012             Villarreal

Relating to collection, distribution, and use of information relating to salaries of and job openings for certain professional employees of school districts and to teaching and learning conditions in public schools.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 10 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:40 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 2080             Thompson, Senfronia / Naishtat / et al.

Relating to guardianships, including the assessment and payment of attorney's fees and other court costs in guardianships, and to court-created management trusts for persons who have physical disabilities or who are incapacitated; changing the amount of a fee and requiring the collection of a fee.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.

 

 


********** CONFERENCE COMMITTEE **********

Conference Committee Reports:

ELIGIBLE AT 12:50 PM MAY 22, 2013:

HB 1160             Geren

Relating to the transfer of a certificate of convenience and necessity in certain municipalities.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:10 AM MAY 23, 2013:

SB 176              Carona

SP: Flynn

Relating to contracts for certain professional services and the distribution of certain consultants' reports.

ELIGIBLE AT 3:10 PM MAY 23, 2013:

SB 971              Williams / et al.

SP: Deshotel

Relating to the purposes, designation, and funding of a transportation reinvestment zone for port projects; providing authority to issue bonds; authorizing an assessment.

ELIGIBLE AT 3:50 PM MAY 23, 2013:

SB 901              Fraser

SP: Paddie

Relating to safety standards and practices applicable to the transportation by pipeline of certain substances.

ELIGIBLE AT 4:50 PM MAY 23, 2013:

SB 200              Patrick / et al.

SP: Anchia

Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Pension Review Board.

ELIGIBLE AT 8:40 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 429              Guillen

Relating to the definition of rural area for purposes of certain housing assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

 

The Senate requests the appointment of a conference committee on:


SB 7                Nelson / et al.

SP: Raymond

Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term services and supports.
(Senate Conferees: Nelson, Ch./Deuell/Hinojosa/Huffman/Schwertner)

SB 8                Nelson / et al.

SP: Kolkhorst / Bonnen, Greg / Zerwas / Sheffield, J. D.

Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health and human services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs.
(Senate Conferees: Nelson, Ch./Deuell/Huffman/Schwertner/Uresti)

SB 58               Nelson

SP: Zerwas / Rose

Relating to the integration of behavioral health and physical health services into the Medicaid managed care program.
(Senate Conferees: Nelson, Ch./Huffman/Nichols/Taylor/Uresti)

SB 358              Hinojosa

SP: Muñoz, Jr.

Relating to the use of a polygraph statement as evidence that a defendant or releasee from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice has violated a condition of release.
(Senate Conferees: Hinojosa, Ch./Eltife/Huffman/Whitmire/Williams)

SB 396              Hegar

SP: Martinez, "Mando"

Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain employees of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
(Senate Conferees: Hegar, Ch./Ellis/Estes/Huffman/Williams)

SB 578              Duncan

SP: Sheffield, J. D.

Relating to use of countywide polling places for certain elections.
(Senate Conferees: Duncan, Ch./Fraser/Lucio/Paxton/Van de Putte)

SB 910              Duncan

SP: Morrison

Relating to certain election practices and procedures.
(Senate Conferees: Duncan, Ch./Deuell/Huffman/Lucio/Van de Putte)

SB 1017             Paxton

SP: Lavender

Relating to the funding for and administration of travel and information operations by the Texas Department of Transportation.
(Senate Conferees: Paxton, Ch./Campbell/Hancock/Nichols/Watson)

SB 1023             Watson

SP: Naishtat

Relating to the renewal and extension and modification of a 99-year lease of certain state property to the City of Austin.
(Senate Conferees: Watson, Ch./Carona/Eltife/Seliger/Uresti)

SB 1106             Schwertner / et al.

SP: Davis, John

Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists under a Medicaid managed care pharmacy benefit plan.
(Senate Conferees: Schwertner, Ch./Huffman/Nelson/Taylor/Uresti)

SB 1458             Duncan / et al.

SP: Callegari / et al.

Relating to contributions to, benefits from, and the administration of systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
(Senate Conferees: Duncan, Ch./Davis/Seliger/Watson/Williams)

SB 1678             Deuell / et al.

SP: Isaac / Lucio III / Davis, John

Relating to the events and expenses eligible for, reporting requirements concerning disbursements from, and a study by the comptroller of the Major Events trust fund and the Events trust fund.
(Senate Conferees: Deuell, Ch./Davis/Eltife/Estes/Watson)