Regular Order of Business for 4/18/2013

REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS



Thursday

April 18, 2013



 

POSTPONED BUSINESS


SB 834 Estes

Relating to the confidentiality of certain grand juror information.

Criminal Justice



HOUSE BILLS

(Calendar Order)




HOUSE BILLS

(Second Reading)



HB 1600 (CS)Cook/ Bonnen, Dennis/ Price/ et al. SP: Nichols

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, to the transfer of certain functions from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, to the rates for water service, and to the functions of the Office of Public Utility Counsel; authorizing a fee.


HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



HCR 24 (LC)Clardy/ et al. SP: Nichols

Designating Nacogdoches as the official Garden Capital of Texas.


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 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.


SJR 42 Huffman/ Nichols

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the sanctions that may be assessed against a judge or justice following a formal proceeding instituted by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.


SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



SCR 30 (CS) (LC)Uresti

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


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.


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.


SB 1387 (CS)Carona

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


SENATE BILLS

(Second Reading)



SB 234 Eltife

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


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 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 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 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 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 537 Deuell/ Campbell/ Schwertner/ et al.

Relating to minimum standards for abortion facilities.


SB 292 (CS)Huffman

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


SB 1271 (LC)Eltife

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


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 97 (CS)Patrick/ et al.

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


SB 985 (LC)Zaffirini

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


SB 1147 (CS) (LC)West

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


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 767 (CS)Patrick/ Davis

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


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 1773 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ et al.

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


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 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 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 986 (CS) (LC)Duncan

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


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 1296 (CS) (LC)Taylor

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


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 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 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 1247 (CS)Carona

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


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 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 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 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 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 312 (CS) (LC)Hegar

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


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/ et al.

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 768 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship.


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 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 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 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 94 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

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


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 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 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 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 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 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/ et al.

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


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 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 773 (LC)Uresti

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


SB 837 (LC)Ellis/ et al.

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


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 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 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.


SB 1610 (LC)Schwertner

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


SB 1402 (LC)Carona

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


SB 1177 Deuell

Relating to the designation of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction facilities.


SB 1175 (LC)Deuell

Relating to the establishment of a reuse program for durable medical equipment provided to recipients under the Medicaid program.


SB 1099 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the use of certain designations by a physical therapist.


SB 1130 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to the temporary licensing of a dentist who performs voluntary charity care.


SB 843 (CS) (LC)Paxton

Relating to public access to boundary, financial, and tax rate information of certain political subdivisions.


SB 238 (LC)Van de Putte

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


SB 1807 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the display of flags at half-staff at state buildings to honor service members killed in action.


SB 962 (CS)Carona

Relating to the approval of certain alcoholic beverages by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.


SB 1034 (CS)Carona

Relating to the unauthorized use of an alcoholic beverage permit or license; providing a criminal penalty.


SB 1268 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to recreational vehicles and recreational vehicle parks.


SB 1084 (CS)Hinojosa

Relating to the enterprise zone program.


SB 1636 (CS) (LC)Deuell

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


SB 1703 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities and counties.


SB 950 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to requiring certain alcoholic beverage permittees to be the primary American source of supply for certain alcoholic beverages.


SB 1639 (CS)Carona/ et al.

Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in certain family law proceedings.


SB 861 (CS)Davis

Relating to requiring certain notices to be posted on the premises of certain alcoholic beverage retailers.


SB 1018 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the agreements, costs, revenues, and finances of regional tollway authorities; authorizing taxes, fees, and assessments.


SB 1461 (CS) (LC)Carona

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


SB 1489 (CS) (LC)Watson

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


SB 1747 (CS)Uresti/ et al.

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


SB 1556 (CS) (LC)Seliger

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


SB 1298 (CS)Hegar/ Patrick

Relating to the provision of electronic courses in public schools, the state virtual school network, and school district digital capabilities.


SB 542 (CS) (LC)Watson/ et al.

Relating to alternative dispute resolution methods regarding educational services for students with disabilities, including individualized education program facilitation.


SB 1792 (CS)Watson/ et al.

Relating to remedies for nonpayment of tolls for the use of toll projects; authorizing a fee; creating an offense.


SB 991 (CS)West

Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision.


SB 199 (CS)Watson

Relating to the annual evaluation of water use by owners or operators of electric generating facilities.


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 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 1727 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund.


SB 1756 (CS)Uresti

Relating to the expedited processing of certain applications for permits under the Clean Air Act; authorizing a surcharge.


SB 1771 (CS) (LC)Campbell

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


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 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.


SB 1062 (CS)West

Relating to transportation of certain students entitled to a public education grant.


SB 1775 (CS)West

Relating to school campus information, student transfers, and the public education grant program.


SB 496 (CS)Seliger/ Eltife/ et al.

Relating to the authority of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to review and approve capital projects and purchases of real property at public institutions of higher education in this state.


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 1668 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the institutions of higher education eligible to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program.


SB 10 Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to employment, higher education, and state purchasing programs for veterans.


SB 433 (CS) (LC)Patrick/ et al.

Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties; providing penalties; authorizing a fee.


SB 659 (CS) (LC)West

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


SB 690 (CS)Ellis

Relating to the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 23; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 1031 (CS) (LC)Taylor

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


SB 1061 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to parking privileges of disabled veterans on the property of institutions of higher education.


SB 1098 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

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


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 1158 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to higher education for veterans and their families.


SB 1199 Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to development of a pilot program of the Texas Veterans Commission to designate municipalities as Veteran and Military Friendly Cities.


SB 1425 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the provision of fire prevention or fire-fighting services by certain emergency services districts.


SB 1476 West/ et al.

Relating to the creation of the veteran entrepreneur program by the Texas Veterans Commission.


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 1479 (CS) (LC)Watson/ Schwertner

Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1F.


SB 1480 (CS) (LC)Watson/ Schwertner

Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1G.


SB 1599 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to county and municipal land development regulation.


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 27 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

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


SB 1631 Fraser/ et al.

Relating to water management planning by the Lower Colorado River Authority.


SB 1234 (CS) (LC)Whitmire

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


SB 651 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to a medical power of attorney.


SB 1759 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to the procedures for the appointment of and the duties of attorneys ad litem in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.


SB 303 (CS)Deuell/ et al.

Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.


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 830 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to use of telemedicine in certain trauma facilities.


SB 872 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to expenditures for indigent health care.


SB 913 (CS) (LC)Lucio

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


SB 1079 (CS) (LC)Duncan

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


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

Relating to the Homes for Texas Heroes home loan program.


SB 1670 (CS)Nichols

Relating to the fees for oversize and overweight vehicle permits.


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 1671 (CS)Nichols

Relating to the fines for and other enforcement of laws providing for the operation of oversize or overweight vehicles.


SB 955 (CS)Schwertner/ Deuell/ Nelson/ Uresti/ Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to the training of employees and contractors of local mental health authorities and certain educators in mental health first aid, the funding of mental health first aid training, and the liability of certain persons providing assistance to persons experiencing a mental health crisis.


SB 315 (CS)Uresti/ et al.

Relating to electronic voter registration.


SB 591 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to procedures for certain audits of pharmacists and pharmacies.


SB 693 (CS) (LC)Carona

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


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 1481 (LC)Watson/ Schwertner

Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Bella Vista Municipal Utility District.


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 1596 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

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


SB 1419 (CS)West

Relating to funding for juvenile case managers through certain court costs and to the establishment of the truancy prevention and diversion fund.


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 16 (CS)Zaffirini/ Eltife/ Seliger

Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.


SB 1379 (CS)Hancock

Relating to the standard valuation for life insurance, accident and health insurance, and annuities.


SB 1386 (CS)Hancock

Relating to the nonforfeiture requirements of certain life insurance policies.


SB 1795 (CS)Watson

Relating to the regulation of navigators for health benefit exchanges.


SB 722 (CS) (LC)Ellis

Relating to eligibility to serve as an interpreter in an election.


SB 1630 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the protection of defendants against vexatious litigants.


SB 550 (CS)Uresti

Relating to the determination that a voter is deceased.


SB 1403 (CS)Patrick/ Hancock/ Seliger

Relating to public school teachers.


SB 115 (CS)Williams/ et al.

Relating to a school choice program for certain students with disabilities.


SB 23 (CS)Patrick/ Paxton

Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program.


SB 766 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the regulation of volunteer fire departments, volunteer firefighters, and members of industrial emergency response teams.


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 1827 (LC)Deuell

Relating to an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain Rockwall County courts.


SB 1620 (LC)Paxton

Relating to certified Communication Access Realtime Translation providers.


SB 1240 (LC)Duncan/ et al.

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


SB 209 Huffman/ Nichols

Relating to the functions and operation of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.


SB 1080 (LC)Lucio

Relating to a study on the adequacy and appropriateness of additional compensation paid to certain county judges.


SB 1812 (CS)Duncan

Relating to the determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, and the Optional Retirement Program.


SB 522 (CS)Estes

Relating to contested cases held under the Administrative Procedure Act.


SB 376 (CS)Lucio

Relating to breakfast for certain public school students.


SB 1243 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the issuance of interest-bearing time warrants and certain notes by school districts.


SB 1309 (CS)Davis/ et al.

Relating to assessment alternatives or accommodations for public school students in special education programs.


SB 1557 (CS) (LC)Lucio/ Seliger/ Van de Putte

Relating to business participation in supporting early college high schools.


SB 1801 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the adoption of fire hydrant requirements for a wildland-urban interface in certain municipalities.


SB 1285 (LC)Williams

Relating to the operation of the special prosecution unit.


SB 1044 (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to access to criminal history record information by a public defender's office and the office of capital writs and to an exemption for those offices from fees imposed for processing inquiries for that information.


SB 827 (LC)Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to the fraudulent use of identifying information by certain sex offenders; providing criminal penalties.


SB 538 (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.


SB 1293 (CS)West

Relating to creating a disadvantaged business assistance program to be operated by the Texas Department of Transportation.


SB 1590 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to requirements for personal financial literacy training offered by public school districts and public universities.


SB 1531 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to providing information to entering undergraduate students at general academic teaching institutions to promote timely graduation.


SB 780 Hinojosa

Relating to the prioritization of certain available legal defense services when appointing representation for an indigent defendant in a criminal case.


SB 549 (LC)Williams/ et al.

Relating to penalties for engaging in organized criminal activity.


SB 1313 (LC)Schwertner

Relating to the Correctional Management Institute of Texas at Sam Houston State University.


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