Saturday, May 25, 2013




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

Conference Committee Reports:

ELIGIBLE AT 4:30 PM MAY 25, 2013:

SB 1                Williams

SP: Pitts

General Appropriations Bill.

ELIGIBLE AT 1:40 PM MAY 25, 2013:

HB 1768             Canales

Relating to identification requirements for certain fire hydrants and flush valves.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:10 PM MAY 25, 2013:

HB 1534             Leach / Phillips / Craddick / Dutton / Laubenberg / et al.

Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 75 in Collin County as the Prisoner of War Memorial Highway.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:20 PM MAY 25, 2013:

SB 901              Fraser

SP: Paddie

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

ELIGIBLE AT 4:20 PM MAY 25, 2013:

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.

ELIGIBLE AT 4:50 PM MAY 25, 2013:

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.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:20 PM MAY 25, 2013:

SB 578              Duncan

SP: Sheffield, J. D.

Relating to use of countywide polling places for certain elections.

HB 396              Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to providing a federal postcard applicant with a ballot for certain elections in which the applicant is eligible to vote.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:30 PM MAY 25, 2013:

SB 270              Seliger

SP: Herrero

Relating to a limited exception to the prohibition on releasing personal information about a juror collected during the jury selection process in certain cases.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:50 PM MAY 25, 2013:

SB 690              Ellis

SP: Dutton

Relating to certain management districts in Harris County, including the boundaries of the Near Northside Management District and the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 23; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

ELIGIBLE AT 7:00 PM MAY 25, 2013:

SB 281              Estes

SP: Frank

Relating to the administration and powers of the Red River Authority of Texas.


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 401              Lucio / et al.

SP: Allen

Relating to a notification requirement if a school counselor is not assigned to a public school campus.
(Senate Conferees: Lucio, Ch./Patrick/Paxton/Van de Putte/West)

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)

SB 949              Nelson

SP: Sheffield, J. D.

Relating to the definition of license holder in the Medical Practice Act.
(Senate Conferees: Nelson, Ch./Deuell/Huffman/Rodríguez/Taylor)

SB 1373             Hinojosa

SP: Miller, Rick

Relating to display of the Honor and Remember flag.
(Senate Conferees: Hinojosa, Ch./Birdwell/Campbell/Uresti/Whitmire)