Local and Uncontested Bills for 4/25/2013

LOCAL AND UNCONTESTED BILLS



The following bills have been certified for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar to be held Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 8:00 AM.




HB 174 (LC)Alonzo/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Anchia/ White/ Nevárez/ et al. SP: Zaffirini

Relating to creating American Indian Heritage Day.


HB 701 (LC)Farney SP: Schwertner

Relating to the Corn Hill Regional Water Authority; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.


HB 2035 (LC)Vo SP: Eltife

Relating to the shared work unemployment compensation program.


HCR 43 (LC)Geren SP: Eltife

Authorizing the lieutenant governor and speaker to appoint interim joint committees.


SB 27 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the Texas B-On-time student loan program.


SB 94 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to civil liability for compelled prostitution and certain promotion of prostitution.


SB 238 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the awarding of the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor.


SB 316 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to continuing education for pharmacists regarding drug abuse and opioid drugs and an interim study regarding opioid abuse.


SB 357 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the issuance of protective orders for certain sexual, stalking, and trafficking offenses.


SB 591 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to procedures for certain audits of pharmacists and pharmacies.


SB 593 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to the authority of a property owners' association to regulate the use of certain lots for residential purposes.


SB 620 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists or audiologists employed by a public school or as faculty members of certain programs at public institutions of higher education.


SB 651 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to a medical power of attorney.


SB 659 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to compliance with certain requirements of programs administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.


SB 667 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring certain researchers to make research papers available to the public.


SB 693 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to clarifying liability and damages for certain liens placed on and certain court records of real property.


SB 773 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the replatting of a subdivision without vacating the preceding plat in certain municipalities.


SB 872 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to expenditures for indigent health care.


SB 893 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to certain conditions of, penalties for violating, and collection of information about protective orders issued in certain family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking cases.


SB 906 (LC)Deuell/ et al.

Relating to developmentally appropriate assessment of special education students.


SB 913 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the reexamination of an applicant for a professional counselor license.


SB 922 (LC)Birdwell/ et al.

Relating to partnerships between the Texas State Technical College System and public junior colleges.


SB 984 (CS) (LC)Ellis

Relating to the meeting of a governmental body held by videoconference call.


SB 1031 (CS) (LC)Taylor

Relating to the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District; providing authority to impose a fee.


SB 1079 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology; providing penalties; imposing fees.


SB 1086 (CS) (LC)Campbell

Relating to the authority to regulate certain water and sewage utilities to ensure public safety in and around certain municipalities.


SB 1095 (LC)Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to fever tick eradication; creating a penalty.


SB 1098 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the creation of the Padre Isles Management District; providing authority to issue bonds.


SB 1106 (CS) (LC)Schwertner/ et al.

Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists under a Medicaid managed care pharmacy benefit plan.


SB 1116 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, operations, and financing of the Crystal Clear Special Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 1167 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of a county assistance district.


SB 1221 (CS) (LC)Paxton

Relating to use of a Medicaid-based fee schedule for reimbursement of services under a contract between a health care provider and certain health benefit plans.


SB 1233 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to an animal identification program.


SB 1234 (CS) (LC)Whitmire

Relating to the prevention of truancy and the offense of failure to attend school.


SB 1240 (LC)Duncan/ et al.

Relating to the partition of mineral interests of a charitable trust.


SB 1268 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to recreational vehicles and recreational vehicle parks.


SB 1312 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to the regulation and practice of veterinary medicine; authorizing a fee.


SB 1402 (LC)Carona

Relating to access to records and certain information in those records regarding a child placed for adoption.


SB 1415 (LC)Deuell

Relating to notice of termination by suppliers of certain dealer agreements governed by the Fair Practices of Equipment Manufacturers, Distributors, Wholesalers, and Dealers Act.


SB 1460 (LC)Lucio

Relating to appointment of a bailiff to serve the 105th District Court.


SB 1461 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to addition of certain municipalities to the territory of a regional transportation authority.


SB 1473 (LC)Deuell

Relating to the chief executive officer of the Hopkins County Hospital District and to the delegation of certain authority by the district's board of directors to the chief executive officer.


SB 1489 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the powers and jurisdiction of a regional mobility authority.


SB 1509 (LC)Seliger

Relating to college readiness and success.


SB 1510 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the public notice required to be provided by certain taxing units before adopting an ad valorem tax rate.


SB 1532 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the power of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to authorize certain injection wells that transect or terminate in the Edwards Aquifer.


SB 1553 (CS) (LC)Lucio/ Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to the Homes for Texas Heroes home loan program.


SB 1556 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the establishment of the School Safety Task Force and school safety security criteria.


SB 1596 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

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


SB 1599 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to county and municipal land development regulation.


SB 1601 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the creation of the Central Laredo Municipal Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, impose a fee, and issue bonds.


SB 1610 (LC)Schwertner

Relating to the notification of individuals following a breach of security of computerized data.


SB 1612 (LC)Zaffirini

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


SB 1620 (LC)Paxton

Relating to certified Communication Access Realtime Translation providers.


SB 1630 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the protection of defendants against vexatious litigants.


SB 1636 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to the facilitation and operation of space flight activities in this state.


SB 1640 (LC)Deuell

Relating to the allocation of enterprise project designations during a biennium.


SB 1658 (CS) (LC)Paxton

Relating to the effect of certain state aid on school districts required to take action to equalize wealth under the school finance system.


SB 1741 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to training for and complaints regarding members of the governing board of a public institution of higher education.


SB 1771 (CS) (LC)Campbell

Relating to the expansion of the boundaries of the Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority.


SB 1820 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of Waller County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.


SB 1821 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of Waller County Improvement District No. 2; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.


SB 1828 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to the creation of Mesquite Medical Center Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 1837 (LC)Hancock

Relating to the appointment of directors for the Viridian Municipal Management District.


SB 1838 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the creation of the Cotton Center Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Caldwell County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 1839 (CS) (LC)Whitmire

Relating to the detention of certain juvenile offenders.


SB 1840 (CS) (LC)Nichols

Relating to the creation of the Deep East Texas Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 1841 (LC)Taylor

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 161; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 1845 (LC)Taylor

Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 48; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 1846 (LC)Taylor

Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 49; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 1847 (LC)Taylor

Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 50; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 1852 (LC)Paxton

Relating to the powers and duties of the Collin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; providing authority to issue bonds.


SB 1855 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the Texarkana College District.


SB 1870 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of the West Fort Bend Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty.


SCR 26 (LC)Hinojosa

Designating November as COPD Awareness Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2013, and directing the Texas Department of State Health Services to include COPD as a chronic health condition in their public awareness and educational efforts.


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