Regular Order of Business for 4/25/2013

REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS



Thursday

April 25, 2013





HOUSE BILLS

(Calendar Order)




HOUSE BILLS

(Second Reading)



HB 4 (CS)Ritter/ Price/ Johnson/ Miller, Doug/ Lucio III/ et al. SP: Fraser

Relating to the administration and functions of the Texas Water Development Board; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds.


HB 5 (CS)Aycock/ Deshotel/ Davis, John/ Villarreal/ Callegari/ et al. SP: Patrick

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


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

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.


HB 893 (CS) (LC)Geren SP: Hancock

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


HB 2472 (LC)Cook SP: Birdwell

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Information Resources and certain procurement functions of the comptroller of public accounts.


HB 1187 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Duncan

Relating to the power of stewards or judges to impose penalties under the Texas Racing Act; providing penalties.


HB 1186 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Duncan

Relating to the Texas Racing Commission's ability to share investigatory information with other state regulatory agencies.


HB 200 Murphy/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Smith/ Coleman/ Davis, Sarah/ et al. SP: Ellis

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


HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



HCR 43 (LC)Geren SP: Eltife

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


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.


SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



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 861 (CS)Davis

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


SB 1158 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to higher education for veterans and their families.


SB 780 Hinojosa/ et al.

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


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 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 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 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 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 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 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 1186 (CS) (LC)Huffman

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


SB 1408 (CS)Patrick

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


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 1316 Whitmire/ et al.

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


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 1095 (LC)Hinojosa/ et al.

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 881 (CS)Ellis

Relating to access to certain archaic information.


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 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 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 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 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 1460 (LC)Lucio

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


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 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 1130 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

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


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 1268 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to recreational vehicles and recreational vehicle parks.


SB 1636 (CS) (LC)Deuell

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


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 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 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 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 1727 (CS) (LC)Deuell/ et al.

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


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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 1741 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

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


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/ et al.

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


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 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 conducted under the Administrative Procedure Act.


SB 1243 (CS) (LC)Hegar

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


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

Relating to business and nonprofit organization 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 827 (LC)Whitmire/ et al.

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


SB 538 (LC)Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.


SB 1293 (CS)West/ et al.

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 947 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to adverse possession of real property as a defense to certain offenses against property.


SB 691 (CS) (LC)Eltife

Relating to the intercollegiate athletics fee at Texas A&M University--Texarkana; authorizing a fee.


SB 1145 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the intercollegiate athletics fee at Prairie View A&M University; authorizing an increase in the fee.


SB 475 Van de Putte

Relating to the expiration of the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance in certain municipalities.


SB 1533 Carona

Relating to municipal sales and use tax remittances by certain retailers.


SB 1207 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to parking and the movement of vehicles in the Capitol complex.


SB 1719 (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the construction, remodeling, or rehabilitation of certain hotel projects.


SB 1678 (CS)Deuell/ Patrick

Relating to the events and expenses eligible for and reporting requirements concerning disbursements from the Major Events trust fund and the Events trust fund.


SB 1647 (CS)Deuell

Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act.


SB 1604 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to asset management and acquisition by institutions of higher education.


SB 878 (CS) (LC)Patrick

Relating to the disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture.


SB 1003 (CS)Carona/ et al.

Relating to a review of and report regarding the use of adult and juvenile administrative segregation in facilities in this state.


SB 1189 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to the disposition of certain firearms seized by a law enforcement agency.


SB 1192 (CS) (LC)Davis

Relating to the rights of certain victims of sexual assault.


SB 1348 (CS)West/ et al.

Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons.


SB 1757 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to the manufacture, sale, distribution, purchase, or possession of a license plate flipper; creating an offense.


SB 1772 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to the offenses of the violation of civil rights of and improper sexual activity with individuals in custody; imposing a criminal penalty.


SB 1400 (CS) (LC)Estes

Relating to the municipal and county regulation of air guns.


SB 1432 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the punishment for violating certain rules or permit terms under a permit to trap, transport, and transplant certain animals.


SB 1070 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the membership of and the beef marketing, education, research, and promotion programs of the Texas Beef Council.


SB 1010 (CS) (LC)Taylor

Relating to access to certain facilities by search and rescue dogs and their handlers; providing a criminal penalty.


SB 592 (CS) (LC)Ellis/ et al.

Relating to the representation of indigent defendants in criminal cases.


SB 1428 (CS)Hinojosa

Relating to the reformation of the sentences of juveniles convicted of capital felonies.


SB 1448 (CS)Hinojosa

Relating to orders of nondisclosure issued for records of certain fine-only misdemeanors; authorizing a fee.


SB 1151 (CS)Hinojosa

Relating to sales and use tax treatment of certain snack items.


SB 1508 (CS)Hegar

Relating to the rendition of certain property for ad valorem tax purposes.


SB 835 (CS)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage.


SB 1664 (CS) (LC)Nichols

Relating to commercial driver's licenses and commercial learner's permits and the operation of commercial motor vehicles; creating an offense.


SB 218 (CS)Patrick/ Nichols

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Education Agency and to the abolition of the State Board for Educator Certification and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Education Agency; changing the amounts of certain fees and providing for the ad valorem tax rate to be imposed after annexation of an insolvent or inoperative school district.


SB 1718 (CS)West

Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Achievement School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses.


SB 1585 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax.


SB 957 (CS)Fraser

Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on applications for certain environmental permits.


SB 4 (CS)Fraser/ et al.

Relating to the administration and functions of the Texas Water Development Board; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds.


SB 460 (CS) (LC)Deuell/ et al.

Relating to inclusion of instruction in the detection and education of students with mental or emotional disorders in the requirements for educator training programs.


SB 1810 (CS) (LC)Ellis

Relating to the intercollegiate athletics fee at Texas Southern University.


SB 1046 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the authority of certain municipalities and counties to regulate subdivisions in the exterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality by agreement.


SB 1262 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the housing authorities in certain municipalities and counties.


SB 1691 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the administration of oaths and issuance of subpoenas in an arbitration proceeding involving firefighters or police officers in certain political subdivisions.


SB 1854 (LC)Hegar

Relating to certain project powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 7; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.


SB 1856 (CS) (LC)Eltife

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


SB 1858 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 184; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


SB 1859 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 529; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 1861 (LC)Taylor

Relating to the Angleton-Danbury Hospital District of Brazoria County, Texas.


SB 1862 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the creation of the Crosswinds Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 1864 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the creation of Fulshear Parkway Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 1869 (LC)Campbell

Relating to the creation of the Kendall County 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 1872 (LC)Zaffirini/ Watson

Relating to the creation of Onion Creek Metro Park District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 1884 (CS) (LC)Taylor

Relating to the creation of the Westwood Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees or taxes.


SB 1892 (CS)Garcia

Relating to the composition of the Texas Coordinating Council for Veterans Services and coordinating workgroups established by the council.


SB 1176 (CS)Deuell

Relating to the regulation of medical waste.


SB 1198 (CS)Taylor/ et al.

Relating to requirements for physicians who perform abortions; creating an offense.


SB 1576 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to a study and report of issues affecting persons with disabilities at state agencies and postsecondary educational institutions.


SB 1589 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to assistance and education regarding personal finance for certain children in foster care.


SB 1609 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to the training of employees of certain covered entities.


SB 1643 (CS) (LC)Williams/ et al.

Relating to the monitoring of prescriptions for certain controlled substances; providing penalties.


SB 1646 (CS) (LC)Williams

Relating to the regulation of pain management services.


SB 1758 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the establishment of a task force to examine hiring and management practices of the Department of Family and Protective Services.


SB 1598 (CS)Zaffirini

Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district or a representative of the chief appraiser to photograph the premises of a business, trade, or profession for ad valorem tax appraisal purposes.


SB 1133 (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to contributions to certain fire and police pension funds.


SB 853 (LC)Taylor

Relating to notice of a premium increase for certain health insurance policies.


SB 1413 (LC)Deuell

Relating to the administration of retirement systems for paid, partly paid, or volunteer firefighters.


SB 44 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ West/ et al.

Relating to maintaining and reporting certain information regarding certain child abuse or neglect cases and the provision of mental health services for children in those cases.


SB 1475 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to a jail-based restoration of competency pilot program.


SB 1896 Garcia/ et al.

Relating to the confidentiality of information in ad valorem tax appraisal records that identifies the home address of certain judges.


SB 1368 (CS) (LC)Davis

Relating to contracts by certain state governmental entities that involve the exchange or creation of public information.


SB 1882 (CS)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to information for legislative purposes requested under the Public Information Act.


SB 1200 (CS)Van de Putte

Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission and strategic planning regarding military bases and defense installations.


SB 1536 (CS)Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to the Texas military; imposing criminal penalties; authorizing fees.


SB 1512 (CS) (LC)Ellis

Relating to the confidentiality of certain crime scene photographs and video recordings; providing a criminal penalty.


SB 937 (CS) (LC)West/ et al.

Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities to temporarily detain a person with mental illness.


SB 1871 (CS) (LC)Estes

Relating to eligibility for burial in the state cemetery.


SB 1535 (LC)West

Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations.


SB 1889 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the transport of a mental health patient who is not a resident of this state.


SB 1384 (LC)Hancock

Relating to the authority of an independent school district to invest in local water projects.


SB 495 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the creation of a task force to study maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity.


SB 110 (CS)West/ et al.

Relating to eligibility for compensation of persons wrongfully imprisoned.


SB 392 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to notice to the attorney general of challenges to the constitutionality of Texas statutes.


SB 1166 (CS)Hegar

Relating to civil penalties under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.


SB 1459 (CS)Duncan

Relating to the powers and duties of and contributions to and benefits from the systems and programs administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.


SB 212 Nichols/ Huffman

Relating to the continuation, functions, and name of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees, the repeal of provisions for the suspension of the collection of fees, and the elimination of a fee.


SB 1458 (CS)Duncan

Relating to contributions to, benefits from, and the administration of systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.


SB 1484 (CS)Watson/ Davis/ Lucio

Relating to health benefit plan coverage for enrollees diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.


SB 925 (LC)Lucio

Relating to a license requirement for licensed professional counselors employed by school districts.


SB 1308 (LC)Davis

Relating to auditing and monitoring of performance under contracts for state-adopted assessment instruments administered to public school students.


SB 1799 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the period of time allowed for issuance of decisions by the commissioner of education in certain appeals against school districts.


SB 1525 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to including disability awareness training in risk management programs required for members and advisors of student organizations at postsecondary educational institutions.


SB 1172 (LC)West

Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure; authorizing a fee.


SB 434 Hancock

Relating to the procedural requirements for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on applications for production area authorizations.


SB 443 (LC)Birdwell

Relating to leave for reserve law enforcement officers for required training.


SB 1323 (LC)Seliger

Relating to the authority of a county to establish a centralized sex offender registration authority.


SB 1360 (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with a witness and the evidence that may be offered to show that offense.


SB 1416 (LC)Deuell

Relating to the determination of whether a use of force against another is justified.


SB 1798 (LC)Watson

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation; providing penalties.


SB 1907 Hegar/ et al.

Relating to the transportation and storage of concealed handguns and ammunition by students in vehicles on the campuses of institutions of higher education.


SB 377 (CS) (LC)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to the determination of certain exemptions from the administration of state assessment instruments to public school students and to the consideration of the performance of certain students on state assessment instruments.


SB 1183 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to testing of a juvenile for a sexually transmitted disease or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) on the filing of a petition alleging delinquent conduct that includes certain sexual offenses.


SB 514 (CS) (LC)Davis

Relating to the installation, maintenance, operation, and relocation of saltwater pipeline facilities.


SB 1482 (CS)Watson

Relating to the issuance of a public security by certain special districts.


SB 1574 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the authority of certain counties and the General Land Office to temporarily close a beach or beach access point.


SB 1752 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to advance directives for persons with mental illness.


SB 1401 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the eligibility of certain providers of laboratory services to participate in programs administered by health and human services agencies or the Health and Human Services Commission.


SB 1842 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to rules for restraint and seclusion procedures at certain facilities.


SB 1904 (CS)Hegar/ et al.

Relating to the administration of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.


SB 1427 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the administration of the citrus budwood certification program and the creation of the citrus nursery stock certification program; providing civil, criminal, and administrative penalties and authorizing fees.


SB 1750 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to a criminal penalty for failure to handle certain animals in accordance with rules of the Texas Animal Health Commission.


SB 1100 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the licensing and inspection of certain out-of-state pharmacies by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy; authorizing fees.


SB 554 Campbell

Relating to the penalty for theft of an official ballot or official carrier envelope for an election.


SB 899 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to determination of the amount of certain child support obligations.


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