Regular Order of Business for 4/11/2013

REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS



Thursday

April 11, 2013




SENATE BILLS

(Calendar Order)



SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



SJR 21 Eltife

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.


SJR 22 Huffman

Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor, and the lieutenant governor when acting as governor, retain executive authority unless unavailable as provided by law.


SJR 32 (CS)Paxton

Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the political subdivision may impose on the residence homesteads of persons who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses.


SJR 55 (CS)Williams/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment appropriating money from the system benefit fund for the purpose of returning system benefit fund fees to retail electric customers.


SJR 1 Williams

Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation and use of funds in the state treasury to provide financial assistance for certain projects related to economic development and water infrastructure and for the transfer to the funds of money from the economic stabilization fund.


SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



SCR 30 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Granting permission to the State of Texas to sue The University of Texas System.


SENATE BILLS

(Third Reading)



SB 614 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to an electric utility surcharge to assist owners of certain historic structures with electric bill payments and to promote energy conservation and efficiency.


SENATE BILLS

(Second Reading)



SB 234 Eltife

Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.


SB 116 (LC)Hinojosa

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.


SB 3 (CS)Patrick/ Campbell/ Lucio/ Taylor/ et al.

Relating to public high school graduation, including curriculum and assessment requirements for graduation and funding in support of certain curriculum authorized for graduation.


SB 8 (CS) (LC)Nelson/ et al.

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.


SB 190 (CS)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the prescription and pharmaceutical substitution of biological products.


SB 473 (CS) (LC)Carona

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


SB 370 (LC)Lucio

Relating to authorizing certain current and former members of the state legislature to conduct a marriage ceremony.


SB 576 (CS)Duncan

Relating to the delay in the implementation of the abolishment of small claims courts.


SB 714 Lucio

Relating to access to birth records of certain adopted children.


SB 573 Patrick/ et al.

Relating to equal opportunity for access by private and parochial school students to certain University Interscholastic League sponsored activities.


SB 746 (CS)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to unlawful acts against and criminal offenses involving the Medicaid program.


SB 521 (CS)Paxton/ Campbell/ Lucio

Relating to the provision of and parental approval for a student's participation in human sexuality and family planning instruction in public schools.


SB 117 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the right of a person to enter the person's residence or former residence accompanied by a peace officer to recover certain personal property; providing penalties.


SB 329 Huffman/ et al.

Relating to a prohibition on the use of a tanning facility by a minor.


SB 741 (CS)Rodríguez

Relating to the period during which an employee may file a claim for unpaid wages with the Texas Workforce Commission.


SB 658 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to the imposition and collection of a penalty for fraudulently obtaining unemployment compensation benefits.


SB 633 Ellis/ Patrick

Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.


SB 262 Huffman

Relating to the reporting of criminal disposition completeness percentage data.


SB 1041 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to authorizing certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.


SB 794 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the development, hosting, and management of computer software for state agencies.


SB 1724 (CS)Patrick/ Birdwell/ Campbell/ Hegar/ Lucio/ et al.

Relating to end-of-course assessment instruments administered to public high school students and other measures of secondary-level performance.


SB 19 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to certain residential and other structures and mitigation of loss to those structures resulting from natural catastrophes; providing a criminal penalty.


SB 170 (CS)West/ et al.

Relating to building code standards for new residential construction in the unincorporated area of a county.


SB 476 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to installment agreements for the payment of delinquent ad valorem taxes.


SB 537 Deuell/ Campbell/ Schwertner/ et al.

Relating to minimum standards for abortion facilities.


SB 1093 (A) (LC)West

Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 82nd Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.


SB 292 (CS)Huffman

Relating to the governor's executive authority while traveling outside of the state.


SB 1394 (LC)Estes

Relating to the statewide critical infrastructure protection strategy.


SB 1393 (CS) (LC)Estes

Relating to homeland security strategy.


SB 1271 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the regulation and enforcement of dam safety by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.


SB 1165 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the use of real property by the University of Houston--Sugar Land.


SB 1328 (LC)Paxton

Relating to the authority of a statutory probate court in Collin County to hear and determine certain matters pending in a district or statutory county court.


SB 248 Davis/ et al.

Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation.


SB 844 (LC)Ellis

Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who leave work to attend training.


SB 997 (LC)Deuell

Relating to the sales and use tax consequences of economic development agreements in certain municipalities.


SB 1833 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the rate of the hotel occupancy tax in certain counties.


SB 1134 (LC)Ellis

Relating to the duties of the Department of Information Resources regarding cybersecurity.


SB 1102 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the appointment of a state cybersecurity coordinator.


SB 1101 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the Cybersecurity, Education, and Economic Development Council.


SB 1602 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to reports and other information required of or held by institutions of higher education.


SB 1114 (CS) (LC)Whitmire/ West

Relating to the prosecution of certain misdemeanor offenses committed by children and to school district law enforcement.


SB 1611 (CS)Ellis/ Duncan/ et al.

Relating to discovery in a criminal case.


SB 1074 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to electronic transmission of documentation involved in certain insurance transactions.


SB 1125 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to first-party indemnity coverage purchased by insurance purchasing groups.


SB 566 (LC)Eltife/ Nichols

Relating to the establishment of a pharmacy school at The University of Texas at Tyler.


SB 97 (CS)Patrick/ et al.

Relating to distributing or prescribing abortion-inducing drugs; providing penalties.


SB 718 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to voluntary and involuntary mental health services.


SB 793 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to newborn hearing screening.


SB 869 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the regulation of the practice of pharmacy; authorizing fees.


SB 1057 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to information about private health care insurance coverage and the health insurance exchange for individuals applying for certain Department of State Health Services health or mental health benefits, services, and assistance.


SB 1248 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the documentary fee charged in connection with the sale of certain recreational vehicles and boats.


SB 1251 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to authorized charges and terms for certain consumer loans.


SB 1702 (CS) (LC)Taylor/ et al.

Relating to residential property insured by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.


SB 1537 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to certain required notices under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act, including employer liability arising from failure to provide the notice.


SB 846 (LC)Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to training, certification, and accreditation provided or regulated by the Texas Veterans Commission.


SB 1373 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the display of the Honor and Remember flag.


SB 1597 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the development of state agency information security plans.


SB 286 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to a home loan program operated by the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation.


SB 320 (LC)Williams

Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3.


SB 321 (LC)Williams

Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2.


SB 322 (LC)Williams

Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 102.


SB 323 (LC)Williams

Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 104.


SB 324 (LC)Williams

Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 117.


SB 334 (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to preliminary review of complaints filed with a county ethics commission.


SB 623 (LC)Williams

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 138; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 624 (LC)Williams

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 137; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 795 (LC)Lucio

Relating to the composition and powers of a governing body in certain municipalities.


SB 985 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to authorizing broker agreements for the sale of real property by certain municipalities.


SB 1388 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to identity recovery services; imposing a fee.


SB 951 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to surplus lines insurance.


SB 1113 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to matching private grants given to enhance additional research activities at institutions of higher education.


SB 656 (CS)Paxton

Relating to providing transparency in the budget adoption process of municipalities and counties.


SB 457 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the confidentiality of certain autopsy records.


SB 990 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by certain private entities; providing a civil penalty; authorizing fees.


SB 1237 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to referral of disputes for alternative dispute resolution, including victim-directed referrals; authorizing a fee.


SB 92 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to the designation of a juvenile court and a program for certain juveniles who may be the victims of human trafficking.


SB 1147 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the electronic filing system established by rule or order of the Texas Supreme Court; authorizing fees.


SB 387 (CS) (LC)Nichols

Relating to county participation in a program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases.


SB 973 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology; authorizing fees.


SB 1035 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to alcoholic beverage license applications and fees.


SB 45 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the provision of employment assistance and supported employment to certain Medicaid waiver program participants.


SB 831 (LC)Taylor

Relating to a list of mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention programs that may be selected for implementation by public schools.


SB 1352 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to inclusion of mental health concerns in existing state and local coordinated school health efforts.


SB 1178 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to training for public school educators in identifying mental health and suicide risks among students.


SB 1263 (CS)Taylor/ Patrick/ et al.

Relating to allowing parents to petition for repurposing, alternative management, or closure of certain public school campuses.


SB 1365 (CS)Duncan/ Patrick

Relating to the provision of credit by examination for public school students.


SB 215 (CS)Birdwell/ Nichols

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.


SB 62 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education.


SB 1282 (CS) (LC)Duncan/ Seliger

Relating to deadlines for proposals for adoption by certain districts or authorities of desired future conditions of relevant aquifers.


SB 1299 (CS) (LC)Patrick

Relating to powers of the West Harris County Regional Water Authority relating to certain wells.


SB 1300 (CS) (LC)Eltife/ et al.

Relating to environmental or health and safety audits under the Texas Environmental, Health, and Safety Audit Privilege Act.


SB 272 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to water well recordkeeping and reporting requirements, including the production and use of groundwater.


SB 1332 (LC)Duncan

Relating to who is an employee for large and small employers for health benefit plans.


SB 211 Nichols/ et al.

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Facilities Commission; authorizing fees.


SB 280 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in a county with frontage on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees; providing penalties.


SB 332 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to commissioners court oversight of certain emergency services districts.


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 2 (CS)Patrick/ et al.

Relating to certain charter schools.


SB 875 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the purchase of plastic bulk merchandise containers by certain businesses; providing a civil penalty.


SB 1665 (LC)Carona

Relating to the deposit of assessments and fees collected for examination expenses.


SB 767 (CS)Patrick/ Davis

Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system.


SB 1613 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the abolition of the Office of State-Federal Relations.


SB 1430 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the applicability of certain public works contracting requirements.


SB 1195 (LC)Ellis/ et al.

Relating to a contract for the acquisition of goods or services to which The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is a party.


SB 217 (LC)Patrick/ Nichols

Relating to the continuation and functions of the state employee charitable campaign.


SB 1094 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to security interests in oil and gas production and its proceeds.


SB 1835 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the Calhoun County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a voter-approved tax.


SB 1423 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to validating certain acts of the Lower Nueces River Water Supply District transferring real property rights.


SB 1225 (LC)Taylor

Relating to the facilities to which Chapter 68, Water Code, applies.


SB 467 Hegar/ et al.

Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.


SB 1146 (CS) (LC)West/ Duncan

Relating to the establishment of the statewide electronic filing system fund and to certain court fees and court costs to fund the account; imposing fees.


SB 1023 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the renewal and extension and modification of a 99-year lease of certain state property to the City of Austin.


SB 1773 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to the creation of a select interim committee to review and make recommendations for substantive changes to ethics laws.


SB 817 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to certain requirements for political parties holding conventions and for officers of certain of those parties.


SB 1004 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the regulation of residential mortgage loan originators, residential mortgage loan companies, mortgage bankers, and residential mortgage loan servicers under the jurisdiction of the Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending; changing a fee.


SB 1090 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the manufacture, distribution, sale, and provision of alcoholic beverages and the regulation of those activities.


SB 1372 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to timeshare owners' associations.


SB 706 (LC)Taylor

Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 47; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 757 (LC)Patrick

Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 257; providing authority to issue bonds.


SB 1009 (LC)Fraser

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


SB 1063 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the inclusion of natural gas as a public facility for a public facility corporation.


SB 1064 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 208; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 1065 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 209; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 1066 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 210; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 1067 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 211; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 1068 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 212; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 1069 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 213; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.


SB 1071 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 532; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 1072 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 533; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds.


SB 1073 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 534; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 1266 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 135; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 1822 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the name and powers and duties of the Port O'Connor Municipal Utility District; providing authority to impose a sales and use tax.


SB 1825 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Fort Bend Subsidence District.


SB 1829 (LC)Williams

Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 105; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.


SB 1830 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the powers and duties of Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 194.


SB 1831 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the power and duties of the Fulshear Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Fort Bend County.


SB 1843 (LC)Hegar

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


SB 1672 (CS) (LC)Taylor

Relating to the business of travel insurance; authorizing penalties.


SB 1362 Schwertner

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.


SB 929 (CS)Paxton/ Campbell

Relating to equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League-sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.


SB 1487 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the abandonment of a county road.


SB 1548 (CS) (LC)Eltife

Relating to the definition of "qualified employee" in an enterprise zone.


SB 1584 (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the validation of the dissolution of the Development Corporation of Presidio and the creation of the Presidio Municipal Development District.


SB 1411 (LC)Deuell

Relating to regulation of traffic in a conservation and reclamation district by a commissioners court.


SB 1314 (CS)Davis

Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 35W as the Cesar Chavez Memorial Freeway.


SB 1457 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to management services for the physical facilities of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf.


SB 919 (CS) (LC)Eltife

Relating to the shared work unemployment compensation program.


SB 1680 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to certain requirements applicable to contracts entered into by state agencies.


SB 1681 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to oversight and management of state contracts.


SB 1429 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the exemption of the Corpus Christi Aquifer Storage and Recovery Conservation District from certain provisions concerning the desired future conditions of an aquifer.


SB 1385 (CS) (LC)Hancock

Relating to notification procedures regarding the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.


SB 503 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the establishment of the Expanded Learning Opportunities Council to study and make recommendations concerning expanded learning opportunities for public school students.


SB 1832 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the operation of the juvenile board of Edwards County.


SB 1236 (LC)West

Relating to the extension of an emergency order for protective services for certain persons who are elderly or have disabilities.


SB 774 (LC)Uresti

Relating to requiring dental support for a child subject to a child support order.


SB 857 (CS)Seliger

Relating to the authority of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding the initiation, consolidation, or elimination of a degree or certificate program offered by a public institution of higher education.


SB 986 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to the powers and duties of the board of regents of the Texas Tech University System.


SB 446 Eltife

Relating to allowable transfers to the Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission of proceeds from the taxes on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods.


SB 485 Ellis

Relating to the sales tax exemption period for clothing and footwear.


SB 546 Williams/ et al.

Relating to continuing education requirements and a registration exemption for county tax assessor-collectors.


SB 1224 Taylor

Relating to the use by a property owner of a common or contract carrier to send a payment, report, application, statement, or other document or paper to a taxing unit or taxing official.


SB 670 (LC)Whitmire

Relating to the copying of certain records and files relating to a child who is a party to a juvenile proceeding.


SB 727 (LC)Taylor

Relating to the eligibility for judge-ordered community supervision or for release on parole of certain defendants convicted of burglary with the intent to commit a sex offense.


SB 826 (LC)Whitmire

Relating to notification regarding the anticipated release of a potential predator from civil commitment.


SB 864 (LC)Campbell

Relating to a handgun proficiency course that is taken to obtain or renew a concealed handgun license.


SB 970 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the execution of a search warrant for taking a DNA specimen.


SB 583 (CS)Carona

Relating to eligibility for support from the universal service fund.


SB 1296 (CS) (LC)Taylor

Relating to the regulation of real estate inspectors; changing fees.


SB 904 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the adoption of certain voting procedures necessary to implement the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act, including the modification of certain election deadlines.


SB 1363 Huffman

Relating to testimony or the production of evidence before the legislature or a legislative committee.


SB 336 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the qualifications for appointment as a medical examiner.


SB 743 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to the penalties prescribed for repeated violations of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence case.


SB 745 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to review and verification procedures, allowing certain claimants to file an application under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act, and the administration of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Crisis Services Act.


SB 1173 (CS) (LC)West

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


SB 778 (CS)Carona

Relating to trusts.


SB 1235 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to guardianships, including assessments for and provision of guardianship services by the Department of Aging and Disability Services.


SB 1422 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the use of digitized signatures for pleadings and orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.


SB 21 (CS)Williams/ et al.

Relating to drug screening or testing as a condition for the receipt of unemployment compensation benefits by certain individuals.


SB 48 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the transfer of a student from the school district of the student's residence to another district.


SB 418 (CS) (LC)Ellis

Relating to a notification requirement if a public school campus or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours.


SB 1474 (LC)Duncan

Relating to the adoption of major curriculum initiatives by a school district.


SB 992 (CS)Taylor

Relating to misrepresentations in connection with certain drug testing devices or equipment; providing penalties.


SB 1247 (CS)Carona

Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; providing a civil penalty.


SB 459 (CS)Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to the sale, storage, transportation, and disposal of scrap, unsafe, or used tires; providing a civil penalty; creating an offense.


SB 971 (CS) (LC)Williams/ et al.

Relating to the purposes, designation, and funding of a transportation reinvestment zone for port projects; providing authority to issue bonds; authorizing an assessment.


SB 1017 (CS) (LC)Paxton

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


SB 1253 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to the relationship between Texas Department of Transportation toll projects and adjoining nontolled roads.


SB 1294 (CS) (LC)Davis

Relating to the awarding of contracts by the Texas Department of Transportation to private sector providers.


SB 1729 (CS)Nichols

Relating to an agreement between the Department of Public Safety and a county for the provision of renewal and duplicate driver's license and other identification certificate services; authorizing a fee.


SB 1730 (CS)Nichols

Relating to comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation or a regional mobility authority.


SB 1815 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to voluntary donations to the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry.


SB 1157 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to the transfer of certain state property in Walker County from the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to the board of regents of the Texas State University System.


SB 734 (CS)Carona

Relating to the licensing of captive insurance companies; authorizing fees and authorizing and imposing taxes.


SB 637 (CS) (LC)Paxton

Relating to notice and election order requirements for bond approval elections held by political subdivisions.


SB 863 (CS) (LC)Taylor/ et al.

Relating to the creation of Pearland Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 1623 (CS)Hinojosa

Relating to the creation of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border; authorizing the imposition of a tax.


SB 607 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 18; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 1075 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the addition of land in the territory of the Ranch at Clear Fork Creek Municipal Utility District No. 1.


SB 1265 (CS) (LC)Nichols

Relating to the election of board members for emergency services districts in certain counties.


SB 1823 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 134.


SB 1824 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the powers of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 188, including powers related to the construction, operation, and financing of roads; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax.


SB 646 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to court-ordered outpatient mental health services.


SB 889 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the physician assistant board.


SB 939 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to reporting child abuse and neglect and to training regarding recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect at schools, institutions of higher education, and other entities.


SB 312 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the regulation of speech-language pathology and audiology and the fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments.


SB 421 (CS)Zaffirini

Relating to the Texas System of Care and the development of local mental health systems of care for certain children.


SB 1186 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to the use by a medical examiner of certain medical waste and autopsy records.


SB 1226 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the establishment of an employment-first policy and task force to promote competitive employment opportunities that provide a living wage for individuals with disabilities.


SB 978 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to regulation by the Texas Medical Board of local anesthesia and peripheral nerve blocks administered in an outpatient setting.


SB 993 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to the creation of the Texas Nonprofit Council to assist with faith-based and community-based initiatives.


SB 791 (CS)Seliger

Relating to the regulation of low-level radioactive waste disposal facilities and radioactive substances.


SB 263 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to the designation for criminal prosecution and other purposes of certain chemicals commonly referred to as synthetic cannabinoids as controlled substances and controlled substance analogues under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.


SB 264 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to the addition of certain substances to Penalty Groups 1-A and 2 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act for criminal prosecution and other purposes.


SB 1679 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to state agency procurement.


SB 657 (CS)Paxton/ et al.

Relating to procedural requirements for adopting and filing a school district budget.


SB 768 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship.


SB 15 (CS)Seliger/ Deuell/ Duncan/ Ellis/ Eltife/ et al.

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


SB 164 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the issuance to veterans of specially marked licenses to carry a concealed handgun and specially marked personal identification certificates.


SB 871 (CS) (LC)Davis

Relating to the marketing and advertising of the veterans' assistance lottery game.


SB 260 (CS) (LC)Davis/ Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to the absence of a student from school to visit with a parent or guardian who will be or has been deployed on military duty.


SB 898 (CS)Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to the mental health program for veterans.


SB 1159 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their dependents.


SB 967 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to retain certain fees.


SB 219 (CS)Huffman/ 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 346 (CS)Seliger

Relating to reporting requirements of certain persons who do not meet the definition of political committee.


SB 910 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to certain election practices and procedures.


SB 1408 (CS)Patrick

Relating to public school performance ratings that reflect acceptable and unacceptable performance.


SB 958 (CS)Fraser

Relating to the liability of certain special-purpose districts or authorities providing water to a purchaser for the generation of electricity.


SB 1340 (CS)Seliger

Relating to the temporary operation of a race track extension location.


SB 1256 (CS)Patrick

Relating to the requirements for a sale to be considered a comparable sale for ad valorem tax purposes.


SB 1255 (CS)Patrick

Relating to binding arbitration of an appraisal review board order determining a protest of an unequal appraisal of the owner's property.


SB 489 (CS)Paxton

Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the taxing unit may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses.


SB 143 (CS) (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to programs designed to enhance medical education in this state.


SB 1655 (CS)Williams/ et al.

Relating to authorizing the Public Utility Commission of Texas to direct the comptroller to return the unappropriated balance of the system benefit fund to retail electric customers.


SB 1546 Eltife

Relating to the management and use of the Texas preservation trust fund.


SB 1398 (CS) (LC)Estes/ et al.

Relating to rules governing the allocation of delegates to a political party's national presidential nominating convention.


SB 94 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

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


SB 822 (CS)Schwertner

Relating to the regulation of certain health care provider network contract arrangements; providing an administrative penalty; authorizing a fee.


SB 1857 (CS)Estes

Relating to the certification of certain qualified handgun instructors to conduct school safety training.


SB 481 Hinojosa

Relating to the recognition and validity of a license to carry a concealed handgun issued by another state.


SB 834 Estes

Relating to the confidentiality of certain grand juror information.


SB 892 (LC)Carona

Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to the attorney general and to assistant attorneys general, United States attorneys, assistant United States attorneys, and special assistant United States attorneys, and to the authority of those attorneys to carry certain weapons.


SB 1316 Whitmire

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child.


SB 914 (LC)Lucio

Relating to a behavior improvement plan adopted for certain students with an individualized education program.


SB 1406 (CS)Patrick/ Campbell/ et al.

Relating to State Board of Education oversight of regional education service center activities concerning certain curriculum management systems.


SB 860 (LC)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to the provision of career and technology education courses in certain partnership programs to provide high school dropout recovery.


SB 1708 (CS)Rodríguez

Relating to the acquisition of certain real property in El Paso County for the construction of facilities for the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.


SB 17 (CS)Patrick/ Estes

Relating to the training in school safety of certain educators of a school district or an open-enrollment charter school authorized to carry a concealed handgun on school premises.


SB 1162 Watson/ Nichols

Relating to requirements for the purchase or acquisition of a water or sewer system.


SB 1163 (LC)Watson/ Nichols

Relating to requirements for consolidating water and sewer utilities.


SB 1844 (LC)Schwertner

Relating to the Corn Hill Regional Water Authority.


SB 873 Hegar

Relating to the authority of a groundwater conservation district to require a permit for the drilling or operation of a water well used to supply water for the performance of a hydraulic fracturing treatment on an oil or gas well.


SB 1876 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Pecan Valley Groundwater Conservation District.


SB 772 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the elimination of obsolete and redundant reporting requirements for the Department of Agriculture.


SB 1095 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to fever tick eradication; creating a penalty.


SB 1233 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to an animal identification program.


SB 1312 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

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


SB 1814 (CS) (LC)Estes

Relating to a requirement that members of the Public Safety Commission hold a secret security clearance.


SB 1356 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to requiring trauma-informed care training for certain staff of county and state juvenile facilities.


SB 881 (CS)Ellis

Relating to access to certain archaic information.


SB 895 (CS) (LC)Davis/ Ellis/ et al.

Relating to access to records of a nonprofit organization supporting the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas under the public information law.


SB 1650 (LC)Campbell

Relating to Internet broadcasts of open meetings held by governmental bodies, including regional tollway authorities, regional mobility authorities, and metropolitan planning organizations.


SB 1390 (LC)Davis/ et al.

Relating to an audit by the state auditor of the Texas Enterprise Fund.


SB 1640 (LC)Deuell

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


SB 1638 (LC)Deuell

Relating to information included in the report of the Texas Economic Development Bank regarding the enterprise zone program.


SB 1496 Davis/ West

Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund to benefit certain historically underutilized businesses.


SB 709 (CS)Lucio

Relating to representation of a person in a special education impartial due process hearing.


SB 1541 (CS)Van de Putte

Relating to discipline of public school students by school bus drivers.


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 984 (CS) (LC)Ellis

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


SB 1409 (CS)Patrick/ Paxton

Relating to public information regarding facilities of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools.


SB 876 (CS) (LC)Patrick

Relating to the discharge of a surety's liability on a bail bond in a criminal case.


SB 357 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

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


SB 1052 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to search warrants issued in this state and other states for certain customer data, communications, and other information held in electronic storage in this state and other states by providers of electronic communications services and remote computing services.


SB 1839 (CS) (LC)Whitmire

Relating to the detention of certain juvenile offenders.


SB 400 (CS) (LC)Hancock

Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in certain public entertainment facilities.


SB 1280 (CS)Watson

Relating to attaining reserve capacity margins in power regions to meet expected peak demand.


SB 1364 Schwertner

Relating to the computation of an electric utility's income taxes.


SB 1274 (LC)Watson

Relating to the certification of sheriffs and deputy sheriffs to enforce commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain counties.


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 1605 Zaffirini

Relating to an optional county fee for transportation projects.


SB 1705 Campbell

Relating to the administration of certain examinations required to obtain a driver's license.


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 900 (CS) (LC)Fraser

Relating to the amounts of the administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violating certain statutes under the jurisdiction of, rules or orders adopted by, or licenses, permits, or certificates issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas.


SB 1387 (CS)Carona

Relating to water well drillers and pump installers; changing fees.


SB 634 (LC)Davis

Relating to regulating faulty on-site sewage disposal systems in the unincorporated areas of a county as a public nuisance; providing a criminal penalty.


SB 773 (LC)Uresti

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


SB 837 (LC)Ellis

Relating to the authority of a municipality to require owners of real property to keep the property free of certain conditions.


SB 887 (LC)Uresti

Relating to certain correction instruments in the conveyance of real property.


SB 1167 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of a county assistance district.


SB 1341 (LC)Taylor

Relating to the authority of a county to advertise on leased vehicles.


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 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 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 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 1806 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the Harrison County Court at Law.


SB 1460 (LC)Lucio

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


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 1853 (LC)Fraser

Relating to the amendment of restrictions affecting real property in certain subdivisions.


SB 1868 (LC)Campbell

Relating to the creation of the Needmore Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 301 Zaffirini/ Duncan/ et al.

Relating to the authority of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to issue to a foreign postsecondary institution a certificate of authority to grant professional degrees.


SB 439 (LC)Birdwell

Relating to the Weatherford College District service area.


SB 922 (LC)Birdwell/ et al.

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


SB 976 (LC)West

Relating to the temporary approval of an institution to participate in the tuition equalization grant program.


SB 1509 (LC)Seliger

Relating to college readiness and success.


SB 1855 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the Texarkana College District.


SB 906 (LC)Deuell/ et al.

Relating to developmentally appropriate assessment of special education students.


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