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ITEMS ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION

Friday, May 24, 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 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 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.

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.

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 1366             Lucio III

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

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.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:50 PM MAY 23, 2013:

HB 1223             Hilderbran / Murphy / Sheets / Harless

Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to data centers from the sales and use tax.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 11 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:20 AM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 97               Perry / White / Flynn / Farias / Miller, Rick / et al.

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization and to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on school district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:00 AM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 315              Otto

Relating to the applicability of the law governing the ad valorem taxation of a dealer's motor vehicle inventory.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:10 AM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 1726             Bohac

Relating to shipping logistics and coordination services for state agencies.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:20 AM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 2268             Frullo / Thompson, Senfronia / Fletcher

Relating to search warrants issued in this state and other states for certain customer data, communications, and other related information held in electronic storage in this state and other states by providers of electronic communications services and remote computing services.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 16 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 15 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:30 AM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 489              Menéndez

Relating to rights and responsibilities of persons with disabilities, including with respect to the use of service animals that provide assistance to those persons; providing penalties.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 2 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 8 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:50 AM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 3954             Stephenson

Relating to the creation of Kendleton Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 9 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:20 AM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 2305             Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to motor vehicle inspection requirements for vehicles equipped with compressed natural gas containers.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 30 pages total.

HB 2862             McClendon

Relating to procedures related to juvenile cases.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 21 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:40 AM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 3433             Fletcher

Relating to the regulation of certain private security companies and occupations; creating an offense.
     3 Amendments, consisting of 6 pages total.

HB 2422             Gonzales, Larry

Relating to consideration of cloud computing services when a state agency purchases services for a major information resources project.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 2912             Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to decedents' estates.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 12:00 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 2612             Flynn

Relating to prohibitions and restrictions on using county roads in certain circumstances.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 1:00 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 6                Otto / Anchia / Harless / Howard / et al.

Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts in the state treasury, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 7 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 1:10 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 870              Bell / White / Allen / Dukes / Turner, Sylvester / et al.

Relating to Prairie View A&M University's eligibility to participate in the research development fund.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 1803             Callegari

Relating to the renewal of a controlled substance registration by physicians; changing the payment schedule for a fee.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 1:20 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 500              Hilderbran / Thompson, Senfronia / Creighton / Button / Turner, Scott / et al.

Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax; temporarily decreasing the rates of the franchise tax.
     6 Amendments, consisting of 9 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

HB 586              Workman / Leach / Callegari / Menéndez / Smithee / et al.

Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for certain design and construction claims arising under written contracts with state agencies.
     4 Amendments, consisting of 13 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 6 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 1:30 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 3569             Kleinschmidt

Relating to activities conducted in connection with a state or federal disease control or eradication program for animals.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:40 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 3390             Hilderbran / Murphy / Eiland / Davis, John / Oliveira

Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act.
     10 Amendments, consisting of 21 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 37 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 3:20 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 3509             Bonnen, Dennis / Villalba

Relating to endangered species habitat conservation and to the creation of a board to oversee and guide the state's coordinated response to federal actions regarding endangered species.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 8 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 12 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 3:30 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 595              Kolkhorst

Relating to certain health programs and councils.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 3:40 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 697              Springer / Huberty / Perry / Thompson, Senfronia / White / et al.

Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain items sold by school booster clubs and support organizations; authorizing a sales and use tax exemption.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

HB 232              Guillen

Relating to allowing certain minors convicted of certain alcohol offenses to perform community service instead of attending an alcohol awareness program.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 31               Branch / Vo / et al.

Relating to certain requirements applicable to meetings of the governing board of a general academic teaching institution or a state university system.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 3:50 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 38               Menéndez

Relating to the penalty for an offense involving motor vehicle airbags.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 1 page total.

HB 796              Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to the licensing of a journeyman lineman.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

HB 437              Davis, John / Reynolds / Orr / Smith / Lozano / et al.

Relating to career and technical education and workforce development grant programs.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 8 pages total.

HB 1435             Darby

Relating to certain notices, reports, and descriptions provided by or filed with court and county clerks.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 4:00 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 194              Farias / Ratliff / Menéndez / Guerra / et al.

Relating to the consideration of ownership interests of disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 195              Farias

Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political expenditures and contributions filed in connection with certain county and municipal offices.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 4:10 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 1324             Davis, John / et al.

Relating to exclusion of land from certain water districts that fail to provide service to the land; clarifying and limiting the authority of those districts with outstanding bonds payable from ad valorem taxes to impose taxes on excluded land; providing for a financial review.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 8 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 4:20 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 1692             Gutierrez

Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, and distributors.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 6 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 4:30 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 680              Burkett / Bohac / Fletcher / Deshotel / Workman / et al.

Relating to provisions in the dedicatory instruments of property owners' associations regarding display of flags.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 4:40 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 585              Villarreal / Workman / King, Phil

Relating to ad valorem taxation; creating an offense.
     5 Amendments, consisting of 11 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 24 pages total.

HB 1864             Wu

Relating to certain energy security technologies for critical governmental facilities.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:10 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 1751             Patrick, Diane / Allen / Ratliff / Villalba / Aycock

Relating to the public school educator excellence innovation program.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

HB 1023             Burkett / Alvarado / et al.

Relating to recommendations by the Health and Human Services Commission or a designated health and human services agency regarding mental health workforce shortages.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 2645             Turner, Chris

Relating to certification and operation of independent review organizations.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 11 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:20 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 2615             Johnson

Relating to the use of state water; providing a penalty.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 4 pages total.

HB 2029             Turner, Chris / Turner, Scott / Farias / et al.

Relating to the eligibility requirements for electrician licenses issued to applicants with military experience.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 2733             White

Relating to the administration and operation of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 10 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:30 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 2259             Moody

Relating to circumstances under which a vacancy on the governing body occurs in certain municipalities.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 1 page total.

HB 431              Riddle / Harless / Parker / Bonnen, Dennis / et al.

Relating to reconsideration of parole eligibility for certain inmates convicted of injury to a child, elderly person, or disabled person.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 2028             Turner, Chris / Turner, Scott / Farias / et al.

Relating to the eligibility requirements for plumbing licenses issued to applicants with military service.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:40 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 658              Sheets / Krause

Relating to certain lawsuits seeking damages.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 1606             Moody

Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of harassment and stalking.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 4 pages total.

HB 3063             Menéndez

Relating to defense base development authorities.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:50 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 3028             Davis, John

Relating to the use of the skills development fund and other funds available to the Texas Workforce Commission to support certain joint credit courses offered by school districts under agreements with lower-division institutions of higher education.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 2590             Keffer

Relating to the foreclosure sale of property subject to an oil or gas lease.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 3169             Bohac

Relating to the imposition of the sales and use tax on taxable items sold or provided under certain contracts.
     3 Amendments, consisting of 5 pages total.

HB 3209             Alonzo / Menéndez

Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Willie Velasquez.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:00 PM MAY 24, 2013:

HB 3103             Morrison / Rodriguez, Eddie / Klick / Wu / Miller, Rick

Relating to the administration of primary elections, the nomination of candidates by convention, and voting by certain military and overseas voters.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 7 pages total.

HB 3357             Callegari / Murphy

Relating to the administration of and benefits payable by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 5 pages total.

HB 3422             Lavender

Relating to donations of landscape materials and services to the Texas Department of Transportation.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 1 page total.

 

 


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

Conference Committee Reports:

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.

ELIGIBLE AT 4:30 PM MAY 25, 2013:

SB 1                Williams

SP: Pitts

General Appropriations Bill.

 

The Senate requests the appointment of a conference committee on:


SB 16               Zaffirini / et al.

SP: Branch / Pitts / et al.

Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.
(Senate Conferees: Zaffirini, Ch./Carona/Ellis/Eltife/Seliger)

SB 460              Deuell / et al.

SP: Coleman

Relating to inclusion of instruction in the detection and education of students with mental or emotional disorders in the requirements for educator training programs.
(Senate Conferees: Deuell, Ch./Patrick/Taylor/Van de Putte/Zaffirini)