Sunday, May 26, 2013




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

Conference Committee Reports:

ELIGIBLE AT 4:30 PM MAY 26, 2013:

HB 773              Farney / Branch / Thompson, Senfronia / Smithee / et al.

Relating to a requirement that students at an open-enrollment charter school recite the pledges of allegiance to the United States flag and the state flag.

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.

ELIGIBLE AT 4:50 PM MAY 26, 2013:

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.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:00 PM MAY 26, 2013:

SB 1173             West

SP: White

Relating to procedures for the sentencing and placement on community supervision of defendants charged with the commission of a state jail felony.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:10 PM MAY 26, 2013:

HB 3520             Branch / Villalba / et al.

Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 75 in Dallas County as the Presidential Library Expressway.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:30 PM MAY 26, 2013:

HB 3648             Harper-Brown

Relating to the award and performance of certain state contracts.

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.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:40 PM MAY 26, 2013:

HB 1926             King, Ken / Deshotel / Villarreal / Farney / Ratliff / et al.

Relating to the operation of the state virtual school network and courses provided through other distance learning arrangements.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:50 PM MAY 26, 2013:

SB 1681             Zaffirini

SP: Harper-Brown

Relating to oversight and management of state contracts.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:00 PM MAY 26, 2013:

SB 58               Nelson

SP: Zerwas / Rose

Relating to the integration of behavioral health and physical health services into the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 2305             Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to motor vehicle inspection requirements for vehicles equipped with compressed natural gas containers.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:10 PM MAY 26, 2013:

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.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:20 PM MAY 26, 2013:

SB 1907             Hegar / et al.

SP: Kleinschmidt / Raymond / Guillen / Sanford / Krause / et al.

Relating to the transportation and storage of firearms and ammunition in private vehicles on the campuses of institutions of higher education.

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.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:40 PM MAY 26, 2013:

SB 219              Huffman / et al.

SP: Bonnen, Dennis / Johnson / et al.

Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and expenditures and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties.

SB 949              Nelson

SP: Sheffield, J. D.

Relating to the definition of license holder in the Medical Practice Act.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:50 PM MAY 26, 2013:

HB 3106             Morrison

Relating to compensatory payments made in connection with the issuance of certain title insurance policies.

ELIGIBLE AT 7:00 PM MAY 26, 2013:

SB 1373             Hinojosa

SP: Miller, Rick

Relating to display of the Honor and Remember flag.

ELIGIBLE AT 7:20 PM MAY 26, 2013:

SB 1596             Zaffirini

SP: Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to the annexation by a municipality of territory of an emergency services district.

ELIGIBLE AT 7:50 PM MAY 26, 2013:

HB 3459             Eiland

Relating to the determination of the boundaries of, and the enforcement of the law governing access to, public beaches.

ELIGIBLE AT 8:00 PM MAY 26, 2013:

HB 3361             Dutton

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs; authorizing and otherwise affecting the application of certain fees.

ELIGIBLE AT 8:10 PM MAY 26, 2013:

HB 3447             Gutierrez

Relating to the establishment and functions of certain urban land bank demonstration programs.

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.

ELIGIBLE AT 8:20 PM MAY 26, 2013:

SB 484              Whitmire / et al.

SP: Turner, Sylvester

Relating to the creation of a prostitution prevention program; authorizing a fee.

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.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:00 PM MAY 26, 2013:

HB 3569             Kleinschmidt

Relating to activities conducted in connection with a state or federal disease control or eradication program for animals.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:30 PM MAY 26, 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.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:40 PM MAY 26, 2013:

SB 2                Patrick / et al.

SP: Aycock

Relating to certain charter schools.

HB 1025             Pitts

Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:50 PM MAY 26, 2013:

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

Relating to the governance of public institutions of higher education in this state.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:00 PM MAY 26, 2013:

HB 912              Gooden / Riddle / Burnam / Fallon / Stickland / et al.

Relating to images captured by unmanned vehicles and unmanned aircraft; providing penalties.

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.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:10 PM MAY 26, 2013:

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

Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:30 PM MAY 26, 2013:

SB 401              Lucio / et al.

SP: Allen

Relating to a notification requirement if a school counselor is not assigned to a public school campus.

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

Relating to provisions in the dedicatory instruments of property owners' associations regarding display of flags.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:40 PM MAY 26, 2013:

SB 1017             Paxton

SP: Lavender

Relating to the funding for and administration of travel and information operations by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 5                Aycock / Deshotel / Davis, John / Villarreal / Callegari / et al.

Relating to public school accountability, assessment and curriculum requirements for high school graduation, and funding in support of certain curriculum authorized for graduation; providing a criminal penalty.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:50 PM MAY 26, 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.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:00 PM MAY 26, 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.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:20 PM MAY 26, 2013:

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.

SB 1747             Uresti / et al.

SP: Keffer / Guillen / Nevárez / Crownover

Relating to funding and donations for county transportation projects, including projects of county energy transportation reinvestment zones.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:30 PM MAY 26, 2013:

HB 3169             Bohac

Relating to the imposition of the sales and use tax on taxable items sold or provided under certain contracts.

HB 2836             Ratliff / Farney / King, Ken / Patrick, Diane / Huberty / et al.

Relating to the administration of certain state assessment instruments to public school students and to a study of the essential knowledge and skills of the required public school curriculum and of certain state assessment instruments.

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.

HB 3793             Coleman

Relating to powers, duties, and services of entities serving counties.