Local and Uncontested Bills for 3/13/2013




The following bills have been certified for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar to be held Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM or Upon Recess.



SCR 1 (LC)Nelson

Designating April as Water Safety Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2013.

SCR 6 (LC)Estes/ et al.

Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border during the 2012-2013 budget cycle.

SCR 12 (LC)Schwertner

Designating pecan pie as the official State Pie of Texas.

SCR 13 (LC)Deuell

Declaring the City of Canton to be the Walking Capital of Texas.

SB 50 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the Children's Policy Council, including the composition of the council.

SB 53 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the definition of "advanced life support" for the purposes of providing emergency medical services.

SB 60 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to authorizing the placement of a security freeze on the consumer file or other record created or maintained by a consumer reporting agency regarding a person under 16 years of age.

SB 61 (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the licensing and regulation of military physicians who provide voluntary charity health care.

SB 63 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to consent to the immunization of certain children.

SB 64 (CS) (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to a policy on vaccine-preventable diseases for licensed child-care facilities.

SB 66 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to the child fatality review team committee.

SB 67 (LC)Nelson

Relating to reporting requirements for institutions of higher education conducting human stem cell research.

SB 68 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to a request for a waiver of the waiting period before human remains may be cremated.

SB 109 (CS) (LC)West/ et al.

Relating to a housing plan developed and certain housing information collected and reported by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

SB 111 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the designation of Texas Historical Use Buildings.

SB 126 (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the creation of a mental health and substance abuse public reporting system.

SB 127 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to the creation of certain funding formulas and policies and to certain public health evaluations by the Department of State Health Services.

SB 128 (LC)Nelson

Relating to criminal history record information concerning certain applicants and clients of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.

SB 138 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to procedures for filing complaints with, and providing notice of certain violations to, the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists.

SB 141 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to the requirements for issuance of a license to practice orthotics and prosthetics.

SB 147 (LC)Deuell

Relating to the amount of outstanding total liability of a mortgage guaranty insurer.

SB 148 (CS) (LC)Williams/ Nichols

Relating to certain legal advice or legal services rendered to certain public servants.

SB 153 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the amounts of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain health facilities.

SB 157 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the Parrie Haynes Trust.

SB 159 (LC)Carona

Relating to the definition of an authorized emergency vehicle.

SB 166 (CS) (LC)Deuell/ et al.

Relating to the use by certain health care providers of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate.

SB 168 (LC)Fraser

Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 169 (LC)Hegar

Relating to ballot language for an election to approve and finance a municipal or county venue project.

SB 176 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the distribution of certain consultants' reports.

SB 183 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to certain inquiries made by the Texas Department of Insurance to insurers.

SB 185 (LC)Deuell

Relating to information regarding the number of public school students with dyslexia.

SB 192 (LC)Carona

Relating to access to criminal history record information by the banking commissioner.

SB 193 (LC)West

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income and moderate-income housing.

SB 194 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to ingress and egress for access by emergency vehicles and for use during evacuations in certain new residential subdivisions.

SB 228 (LC)Williams

Relating to the regulation of the practice of public accountancy.

SB 230 (LC)Carona

Relating to the applicability of state law governing funds transfers to certain remittance transfers.

SB 232 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to use of the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry in connection with the regulatory authority of the consumer credit commissioner.

SB 244 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the administration, operation, supervision, and regulation of credit unions.

SB 245 (LC)West/ et al.

Relating to eligibility of children's advocacy centers for contracts to provide services for children and family members in child abuse and neglect cases.

SB 246 (LC)West

Relating to the electronic submission of a request for an attorney general opinion.

SB 251 (LC)West

Relating to an unsworn declaration made by an employee of a state agency or political subdivision in the performance of the employee's job duties.

SB 259 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to telecommunications services and markets.

SB 265 (LC)Huffman

Relating to bond requirements for county officers and employees.

SB 268 (LC)Seliger

Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the district attorney for the 287th Judicial District.

SB 273 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 206; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

SB 279 (LC)Watson

Relating to certain information about high-value data sets provided by state agencies to the Department of Information Resources.

SB 283 (CS) (LC)Estes

Relating to the number of members of the Texas Historical Commission.

SB 288 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers.

SB 289 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the approval requirement for a rental-purchase agreement that includes a loss damage waiver provision.

SB 293 (LC)Williams

Relating to the authority of certain water districts to hold meetings by teleconference or videoconference.

SB 297 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to prepaid funeral benefits contracts.

SB 306 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to consideration of a student receiving treatment in a residential facility for public school accountability purposes.

SB 327 (LC)Carona

Relating to termination of franchises to provide cable or video service in municipalities.

SB 328 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to entrepreneurs-in-residence at state agencies.

SB 349 (LC)Nichols

Relating to standards for power lines.

SB 350 (LC)Williams

Relating to the storage of certain imported alcoholic beverages.

SB 351 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the powers and duties of the Willow Point Municipal Utility District of Fort Bend and Waller Counties; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

SB 353 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the ability of an emergency shelter facility to provide shelter or care for an unaccompanied minor without a license.

SB 355 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the powers and duties of the Title IV-D agency regarding the establishment, collection, and enforcement of child support and in connection with an application for a marriage license or protective order; providing an administrative fine.

SB 359 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the selection of certain members of the board of directors of an appraisal district.

SB 362 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the practice of cosmetology.

SB 364 (CS) (LC)Eltife

Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to provide sewer service to areas within the municipal boundaries without obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity.

SB 365 (LC)Carona

Relating to expedited credentialing for certain podiatrists providing services under a managed care plan.

SB 381 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the misuse of the name or symbols of the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance in a deceptive manner.

SB 382 (LC)Carona

Relating to the disbursement of county funds to a person owing delinquent property taxes.

SB 383 (LC)Carona

Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing the sale and use of certain refrigerants.

SB 389 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the imposition of court costs in certain criminal proceedings.

SB 390 (LC)West

Relating to the effective date of a new court cost or fee or of an amendment to the amount of a court cost or fee.

SB 391 (LC)West

Relating to a defendant's obligation to pay a fine or court cost after the expiration of a period of community supervision.

SB 397 (LC)Duncan

Relating to the statute of limitations for an action on a credit card account.

SB 398 (LC)Hancock

Relating to conforming the eligibility under a major events trust fund of a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Football Bowl Subdivision postseason event with the changes to the Bowl Championship Series system.

SB 406 (CS) (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the delegation of prescriptive authority by physicians to and the supervision by physicians of certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.

SB 408 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the confidentiality of certain complaints to and investigations by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

SB 409 (LC)Watson

Relating to the issuance of an alcoholic beverage permit or license covering certain premises where a previous permit or license holder has been evicted.

SB 411 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to insurers' duty to provide information in a fraud investigation.

SB 412 (LC)Seliger

Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax for the maintenance, operation, and promotion of and improved access to a coliseum in the county; authorizing a tax.

SB 422 (LC)Duncan

Relating to service of citation on a financial institution.

SB 425 (LC)Nelson

Relating to foster care placement decisions made by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 426 (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to a home visiting program for at-risk families.

SB 428 (LC)Nelson

Relating to background and criminal history checks for parents or other relatives of children in residential child-care facilities.

SB 429 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the dismissal or nonsuit of a suit to terminate the parent-child relationship filed by a governmental entity.

SB 447 (LC)Fraser

Relating to annual and special meetings of and election procedures for members of boards of directors for water supply or sewer service corporations.

SB 473 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the regulation of temporary common worker employers; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees.

SB 474 (LC)Carona

Relating to financing statements and other records under the secured transactions law.

SB 499 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the determination of actual damages to enable compensation from the manufactured homeowners' recovery trust fund.

SB 506 (LC)Watson

Relating to an exemption from registration and regulation requirements for steam cookers.

SB 512 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the specialized telecommunications assistance program.

SB 540 (LC)Carona

Relating to the regulation, registration, and certification of inspectors for elevators, escalators, and related equipment.

SB 562 (LC)Carona

Relating to the license qualifications and continuing education requirements for polygraph examiners.

SB 589 (LC)Hegar/ et al.

Relating to the designation of certain river or stream segments as being of unique ecological value.

SB 618 (LC)Carona

Relating to the elimination of the licensing and registration requirements for ringside physicians and timekeepers for combative sports events.

SB 631 (LC)Carona

Relating to certain statutory insurance deposit requirements.

SB 642 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the sale of distilled spirits to the holder of an industrial permit.

SB 652 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the transfer of alcoholic beverages for manufacturing purposes between certain permit and license holders.

SB 661 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to cemeteries and perpetual care cemetery corporations; creating an offense.

SB 699 (LC)Carona

Relating to the contents of an assumed name certificate filed by certain businesses or professionals.

SB 702 (LC)Hegar

Relating to certified and insured prescribed burn managers.