Regular Order of Business for 5/9/2013

REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS



Thursday

May 9, 2013





HOUSE BILLS

(Calendar Order)




HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



HJR 79 Branch/ Turner, Scott SP: Birdwell

Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate an obsolete requirement for a State Medical Education Board and a State Medical Education Fund.


HOUSE BILLS

(Second Reading)



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 2304 (LC)Rodriguez, Eddie SP: Watson

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


HB 13 (LC)Callegari/ Frullo/ Cook/ King, Phil/ et al. SP: Duncan

Relating to the State Pension Review Board and public retirement systems; authorizing a fee.


HB 1685 (LC)Price SP: Whitmire

Relating to the continuation of the self-directed and semi-independent status of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, and the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners.


HB 2738 (CS) (LC)Elkins SP: Ellis

Relating to a study by the Department of Information Resources regarding state agency technology efficiency.


HB 949 (CS) (LC)Smithee/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Alonzo SP: Watson

Relating to continuation of automobile insurance coverage for certain motor vehicles acquired during a personal automobile insurance policy term.


HB 597 (LC)Guillen/ Lozano SP: Eltife

Relating to boater education and examinations on preventing the spread of exotic harmful or potentially harmful aquatic plants, fish, and shellfish.


HB 1493 (LC)King, Tracy O. SP: Hegar

Relating to the transfer of programs from the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Department of Agriculture.


HB 1521 (LC)Clardy SP: Nichols

Relating to the slaughter of certain domestic or exotic fowl infected with or exposed to disease and compensation of owners of fowl infected with or exposed to disease.


HB 1422 Geren/ Canales SP: Eltife

Relating to the reporting in a lobbyist registration of certain persons from whom compensation or reimbursement is received.


HB 1164 (LC)Thompson, Ed/ Bonnen, Dennis/ Klick/ Perry/ et al. SP: Huffman

Relating to the territory that may be included in a single county election precinct.


HB 1818 (CS) (LC)Kuempel SP: Deuell

Relating to the disposition of confiscated game, animal parts, and animal products.


HB 1445 (CS) (LC)Thompson, Senfronia/ Davis, Sarah/ Davis, John/ Turner, Sylvester/ Naishtat/ et al. SP: Duncan

Relating to the distribution of certain civil penalties and civil restitution received by the attorney general.


HB 630 (CS) (LC)Larson SP: Huffman

Relating to the filling of vacancies on a political party's county executive committee.


HB 403 (LC)Davis, Sarah SP: Ellis

Relating to liability of certain certified municipal inspectors for services rendered during an emergency or disaster.


HB 480 (LC)Alvarado/ et al. SP: Ellis

Relating to the use of sick leave by state employees who are attending educational activities of their children.


HB 1871 (LC)King, Tracy O. SP: Uresti

Relating to the allocation of the expenses of a joint election to certain school districts.


HB 2263 (LC)Miller, Rick SP: Huffman

Relating to requesting a replacement voter registration certificate by telephone or electronically.


HB 2475 (LC)Miller, Rick SP: Huffman

Relating to the oath taken by a person who assists a voter.


HB 2252 (LC)Ashby SP: Nichols

Relating to eligibility of charitable organizations to participate in a state employee charitable campaign.


HB 2710 (LC)Gonzales, Larry SP: Schwertner

Relating to the employment of an attorney by the Texas Funeral Service Commission.


HB 458 (LC)Bohac SP: Estes

Relating to eligibility requirements for a residential fire alarm training school instructor.


HB 1624 (LC)Cortez SP: Van de Putte

Relating to the assumed name of a series limited liability company.


HB 1717 Price/ et al. SP: Nichols

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners; changing certain fees.


HB 1972 (LC)Kleinschmidt SP: Hancock

Relating to the provision of 9-1-1 services; providing criminal penalties.


HB 2459 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia/ Flynn/ Anderson/ Laubenberg/ Alonzo SP: Carona

Relating to the limitation on the amount that may be charged for certain debt cancellation agreements.


HB 1762 (CS) (LC)Price SP: Deuell

Relating to workers' compensation and other remedies available to an injured temporary employee.


HB 3559 (CS) (LC)Pickett SP: Eltife

Relating to the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument.


HB 525 (LC)Aycock/ Turner, Chris/ Sheffield, Ralph/ Sheffield, J. D. SP: Fraser

Relating to the collection of data relating to military-connected students through the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS).


HB 1264 (LC)Huberty SP: Deuell

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


HB 1952 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Van de Putte

Relating to professional development training for certain public school personnel regarding student disciplinary procedures.


HB 2016 (LC)Keffer SP: Duncan

Relating to the receipt or consideration of a petition requesting detachment and annexation by the board of trustees of a school district after adoption of consolidation resolutions.


HB 2058 (LC)Allen SP: Ellis

Relating to the administration of a high school equivalency examination.


HB 2137 (LC)Fletcher SP: Paxton

Relating to eligibility of certain persons for enrollment in school district summer school courses.


HB 1711 (CS) (LC)Fletcher SP: Duncan

Relating to barratry.


HB 944 (CS) (LC)Riddle SP: Carona

Relating to an exemption from license requirements for a limited number of sales of manufactured housing.


HB 1917 (CS) (LC)Rodriguez, Eddie/ Geren SP: Carona

Relating to alcoholic beverage advertising on the outside of certain vehicles.


HB 2462 (CS) (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Carona

Relating to automobile club memberships offered in connection with certain motor vehicle retail installment contracts.


HB 1271 (LC)Martinez Fischer SP: Schwertner/ et al.

Relating to providing links in the online text of proposed legislation to other state laws referenced in that legislation.


HB 2623 (LC)Oliveira/ Lucio III/ Anderson SP: Lucio

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


HB 2311 Kacal/ Ashby/ Geren/ Guerra/ White/ et al. SP: Schwertner

Relating to an animal identification program.


HB 86 (CS) (LC)Callegari/ Cook/ Laubenberg/ Vo/ et al. SP: Lucio

Relating to the criteria for review by the Sunset Advisory Commission of an agency that licenses an occupation.


HB 115 (LC)Larson SP: Uresti

Relating to identification numbers on vessels.


HB 622 (LC)Eiland SP: Hegar

Relating to the report by the General Land Office to the legislature on the effectiveness of the coastal management program.


HB 752 (LC)Longoria SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the types of entities that are considered municipal water suppliers for purposes of the law governing the effect of the subdivision of certain land on certain irrigation water rights.


HB 839 (LC)Guillen SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the powers, duties, and compensation of the board of directors of the Duval County Groundwater Conservation District.


HB 2571 (LC)Keffer SP: Fraser

Relating to the inspection of certain information regarding the production, transportation, sale, and marketing of oil and gas from state land; imposing an administrative penalty.


HB 2105 (LC)Lucio III SP: Lucio

Relating to municipally owned utility systems; authorizing the imposition of fees by a utility board of trustees.


HB 878 (LC)Crownover/ Keffer SP: Estes

Relating to the filing with the state of electric logs by operators of oil-related or gas-related wells; providing a penalty.


HB 1106 (LC)Larson SP: Estes

Relating to the identification and operation of vessels in the waters of this state; authorizing a change in fees.


HB 1718 (LC)Guillen SP: Estes

Relating to the eligibility of certain terminally ill individuals to purchase a resident hunting license.


HB 1768 (LC)Canales SP: Hinojosa

Relating to identification requirements for certain fire hydrants and flush valves.


HB 1973 (LC)Lucio III/ Larson/ Isaac/ Canales SP: Hegar

Relating to the provision of water by a public utility or water supply or sewer service corporation for use in fire suppression.


HB 3163 (LC)Smith SP: Taylor

Relating to the San Jacinto Historical Advisory Board.


HB 3900 (LC)Geren SP: Hancock

Relating to the board of directors of the Tarrant Regional Water District.


HB 2256 (LC)Howard/ Naishtat SP: Watson

Relating to the view of the State Capitol.


HB 2034 (LC)Vo/ Rodriguez, Eddie SP: Ellis

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


HB 809 (LC)Davis, John/ Alvarado/ Guillen SP: Deuell

Relating to the dissemination of information regarding employment opportunities in this state to secondary school students.


HB 768 (LC)Howard SP: Watson

Relating to the application of the public and private facilities and infrastructure contracting requirements to technology facilities.


HB 3337 (LC)King, Tracy O. SP: Uresti

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


HB 939 (LC)Davis, John SP: Hancock

Relating to the transfer of certain amounts from the employment and training investment holding fund and the training stabilization fund.


HB 762 (LC)Guillen SP: Carona

Relating to restrictions on disaster remediation contracts following a locally declared disaster.


HB 250 (LC)Miller, Doug SP: Estes

Relating to the designation of a segment of Interstate Highway 35 as the Trooper Randy Vetter Memorial Highway.


HB 341 (LC)Pitts SP: Nichols

Relating to the exclusion of certain mineral interests from the property interests that may be condemned by a regional tollway authority.


HB 442 (LC)Muñoz, Jr./ Guillen/ Canales/ Guerra SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the recognition of a portion of U.S. Highway 83 as a memorial to Trooper Eduardo Chavez.


HB 511 (LC)Murphy SP: Carona

Relating to the registration of token trailers.


HB 567 (LC)Smith SP: Nichols

Relating to the definition of an authorized emergency vehicle.


HB 625 (LC)Harper-Brown SP: Carona

Relating to the penalty for the operation of a vehicle without a license plate.


HB 1347 (LC)González, Mary/ Gonzalez, Naomi SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the use of El Paso Mission Valley specialty license plate fees for the preservation and rehabilitation of the Socorro, San Elizario, and Ysleta Missions.


HB 2536 (LC)Geren/ Capriglione SP: Nelson

Relating to the composition of certain regional transportation authority subregional boards.


HB 3031 (LC)Fletcher SP: Ellis

Relating to fare enforcement officers for metropolitan rapid transit authorities.


HB 120 (LC)Larson/ Guillen/ et al. SP: Campbell

Relating to the issuance of military specialty license plates; providing an exemption from a fee.


HB 695 (LC)Phillips/ Branch SP: Nichols

Relating to funding state highway markers.


HB 938 (LC)Hughes SP: Eltife

Relating to the designation of a segment of Farm-to-Market Road 2348 in Titus County as the Army Staff Sergeant Chauncy Mays Memorial Highway.


HB 1238 (LC)Price SP: Seliger

Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 287 in Sherman and Dallam Counties as the Trooper Bobby Steve Booth Memorial Highway.


HB 144 (LC)Raymond SP: Nelson

Relating to a mental examination of a child subject to the juvenile justice system.


HB 220 (LC)Price/ Herrero/ Geren/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Moody/ et al. SP: Huffman

Relating to consecutive sentences for certain offenses involving injury to a child, an elderly individual, or a disabled individual and arising out of the same criminal episode.


HB 333 (LC)Guillen/ Springer SP: Hinojosa

Relating to requiring notice of a hotel's firearms policy and other guest policies; providing a criminal penalty.


HB 434 (LC)Riddle SP: Whitmire

Relating to the persons authorized to take a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances.


HB 570 (LC)Alonzo SP: Rodríguez

Relating to issuance of a magistrate's order for emergency protection.


HB 634 (LC)Farias/ Lucio III SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the verification of an inmate's veteran status by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.


HB 729 (LC)Price SP: Deuell

Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain hospitals and other facilities.


HB 797 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia/ Miles SP: Garcia

Relating to certain written information the Windham School District must provide to a person before the person enrolls in a district vocational training program.


HB 799 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia/ Miles SP: Whitmire

Relating to vocational training programs provided by the Windham School District.


HB 1205 (LC)Parker/ Raymond/ Zerwas/ Fallon/ Naishtat/ et al. SP: Carona

Relating to the offense of failure to report abuse or neglect of a child.


HB 1272 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia/ Burkett/ McClendon/ Harless/ Riddle/ et al. SP: Van de Putte

Relating to the continuation and duties of the Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force.


HB 1421 (LC)Perry/ et al. SP: Estes

Relating to the disposition of certain seized weapons.


HB 2637 (LC)Frullo SP: Whitmire

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


HB 243 (CS) (LC)Menéndez SP: Uresti

Relating to the authority of a community center that provides mental health or mental retardation services to sell certain real property of the center.


HB 736 (LC)Farias SP: Van de Putte

Relating to the composition of the housing and health services coordination council.


HB 740 Crownover/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Keffer/ et al. SP: Deuell

Relating to newborn screening for critical congenital heart disease and other disorders.


HB 748 (LC)Raymond SP: Nelson

Relating to a waiver allowing the Department of Family and Protective Services to use certain federal funds to test innovation strategies in child welfare programs.


HB 808 (LC)Zerwas SP: Deuell

Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate the provision of certain care to a person under the psychologist's supervision, including a person training to become a psychologist.


HB 1204 (LC)Parker SP: Nelson

Relating to designating October 1 as Influenza Awareness Day.


HB 1395 (LC)King, Susan SP: Nelson

Relating to the exemption of registered dental laboratories from certain distributing and manufacturing licensing requirements.


HB 1491 (LC)Branch/ Collier/ Patrick, Diane/ Lozano/ et al. SP: Schwertner

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


HB 1648 (LC)Raymond SP: Nelson

Relating to the confidentiality of certain information held by the Department of Family and Protective Services.


HB 1760 (LC)Darby SP: Nelson

Relating to the provision of services to certain individuals with developmental disabilities by a state supported living center.


HB 1738 (CS) (LC)Naishtat/ Burkett SP: Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to the emergency detention by a peace officer of a person who may have mental illness, including information provided to the person subject to detention and a standard form of notification of detention to be provided to a facility by a peace officer.


HB 798 (CS) (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Garcia

Relating to certain actions taken by certain licensing authorities regarding a license holder or applicant who has been convicted of a Class C misdemeanor.


HB 1294 (CS) (LC)Price SP: Seliger

Relating to the dismissal of a charge for the offense of failing to secure a child in a child passenger safety seat system.


HB 1334 (LC)Márquez SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the composition of the El Paso County juvenile board.


HB 1222 (LC)Turner, Chris SP: West

Relating to venue for certain alleged violations or offenses under the Water Safety Act.


HB 1043 (LC)Lewis/ Farrar/ Otto/ Paddie SP: Duncan

Relating to the offense of the unauthorized duplication of certain recordings.


HB 845 (LC)Lucio III SP: West

Relating to possession of or access to a child.


HB 410 (LC)King, Phil/ Goldman/ Geren/ Crownover SP: Estes

Relating to the administration and operation of the appellate judicial system for the Second Court of Appeals District; changing an appellate judicial system court costs fee in certain counties.


HB 389 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the enforcement of spousal maintenance agreements and property distribution agreements incident to divorce or annulment.


HB 1160 (CS) (LC)Geren SP: Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the transfer of a certificate of convenience and necessity in certain municipalities.


HB 252 (CS) (LC)Larson/ Burnam SP: Hegar

Relating to water shortage reporting by water utilities and providers of wholesale water service.


HB 857 (CS)Lucio III/ Burnam SP: Ellis

Relating to the frequency of water audits by certain retail public utilities.


HB 1000 (CS)Oliveira/ Branch/ Canales/ Guerra/ Longoria/ et al. SP: Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to the creation of a new university in South Texas within The University of Texas System.


HB 1061 Branch SP: Birdwell

Relating to the repeal of the statutory authority for the State Medical Education Board.


HB 1844 (LC)Branch/ Johnson/ Anchia SP: West

Relating to the official name of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.


HB 2051 (LC)Villalba/ Davis, John/ Branch/ Vo/ Workman/ et al. SP: Carona

Relating to the authority of public institutions of higher education to make certain investments to support technology commercialization.


HB 2103 (LC)Villarreal/ Branch SP: Seliger

Relating to education research centers and the sharing of educational data between state agencies; redesignating certain fees as charges.


HB 2892 (LC)Raney SP: Hegar

Relating to the authority of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System to dispose of real property and mineral interests under its jurisdiction.


HB 248 (CS) (LC)Walle SP: Ellis

Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties.


HB 338 (CS) (LC)Guillen SP: Nichols

Relating to the court in which a hearing regarding the towing of a motor vehicle may be held.


HB 347 (CS) (LC)Pitts/ Cook/ et al. SP: Nichols

Relating to prohibiting using a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle on school property.


HB 1534 (CS) (LC)Leach/ Phillips/ Craddick/ Dutton/ Laubenberg/ et al. SP: Paxton

Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 75 in Collin County as the Prisoner of War Memorial Highway.


HB 15 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst/ Coleman/ Zerwas/ Geren/ Cortez/ et al. SP: Nelson

Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal services.


HB 2683 (CS) (LC)Price SP: Nelson

Relating to employment in certain consumer-directed services and by certain facilities and to the nurse aide registry and the employee misconduct registry.


HB 788 (CS) (LC)Smith/ Reynolds SP: Hinojosa

Relating to permitting of greenhouse gas emissions by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; limiting the amount of a fee.


HB 150 (LC)Larson/ Miller, Rick/ Sheets/ Farias/ Anderson/ et al. SP: Van de Putte

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


HB 402 (LC)Davis, Sarah SP: Birdwell

Relating to a medal for certain members of the state military forces who served during the Cold War; authorizing a fee.


HB 1514 (LC)Howard SP: Campbell

Relating to privileged parking for veterans of World War II.


HB 1589 (LC)Cortez/ et al. SP: Van de Putte

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


HB 2254 (LC)Geren/ Guillen/ Clardy SP: Van de Putte

Relating to apprenticeship requirements for occupational licenses issued to applicants with military experience.


HB 3064 (LC)Menéndez/ Moody SP: Campbell/ et al.

Relating to the disposition of unclaimed cremated remains of certain veterans.


HB 2392 (CS) (LC)Menéndez/ Moody/ et al. SP: Van de Putte

Relating to the mental health program for veterans.


HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



HCR 54 (LC)Harper-Brown SP: Hancock

Designating Grand Prairie as the Purple Martin Conservation Capital of Texas.


HCR 55 (LC)Lucio III/ Guerra/ Oliveira/ Longoria/ Guillen/ et al. SP: Hinojosa

Urging the U.S. Department of State to take appropriate action to ensure that Mexico complies with the 1944 Treaty regarding shared water resources and that it make required water deliveries to the United States a priority.


HCR 56 (LC)Hunter/ Herrero/ Lozano/ Lucio III SP: Hinojosa

Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to provide for a joint interim legislative study regarding the development and potential economic impact of a cruise industry on the Texas coast between Calhoun and Cameron Counties.


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 10 (CS)Patrick/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations of revenue.


SJR 61 (CS)Schwertner/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the reduction of amounts paid by Texans to provide health care to the uninsured if Medicaid eligibility is expanded in accordance with the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; requiring hospital district and county tax rate reductions.


SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



SCR 27 (LC)Rodríguez

Urging Congress to reauthorize Section 5056 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 and to appropriate sufficient funds for the Rio Grande Environmental Management Program.


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 461 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to development regulations for certain unincorporated areas located near the Tornillo-Guadalupe Port of Entry; providing a penalty.


SB 1478 (CS)Rodríguez

Relating to the satisfaction of annual renewable energy requirements by certain utilities.


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/ et al.

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 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 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 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 1844 (LC)Schwertner

Relating to the Corn Hill Regional Water Authority.


SB 1233 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to an animal identification program.


SB 881 (CS)Ellis

Relating to access to certain archaic information.


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 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 773 (LC)Uresti

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


SB 1341 (LC)Taylor

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


SB 439 (LC)Birdwell

Relating to the Weatherford College District service area.


SB 1130 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

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


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 1639 (CS)Carona/ et al.

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


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 433 (CS) (LC)Patrick/ et al.

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


SB 1631 Fraser/ et al.

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


SB 830 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to use of telemedicine in certain trauma facilities.


SB 693 (CS) (LC)Carona

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


SB 550 (CS)Uresti/ et al.

Relating to the determination that a voter is deceased.


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 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 1647 (CS)Deuell

Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act.


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 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 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 957 (CS)Fraser

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


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 1198 (CS)Taylor/ et al.

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


SB 1512 (CS) (LC)Ellis/ et al.

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


SB 1871 (CS) (LC)Estes

Relating to eligibility for burial in the state cemetery.


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 925 (LC)Lucio

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


SB 434 Hancock

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


SB 1323 (LC)Seliger

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


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 1904 (CS)Hegar/ et al.

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


SB 899 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

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


SB 1725 (CS)Deuell

Relating to a prohibition of employment of a member or former member of the State Board of Education by an open-enrollment charter school; providing a penalty.


SB 438 (LC)Birdwell

Relating to an interlocal contract between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative to purchase roofing materials or services.


SB 1217 (LC)Patrick

Relating to the authority of a county to deposit fees collected by a county bail bond board in a separate county fund.


SB 1690 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the establishment of a down payment assistance program by the manufactured housing division of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for the purchase of manufactured homes by low-income individuals and families.


SB 1897 (LC)Garcia

Relating to the territory of the East Aldine Management District.


SB 1898 (LC)Garcia

Relating to the dissolution of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 213; the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 213-A; the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 213-B; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 1488 (CS)Watson

Relating to comprehensive development agreements for the financing, design, acquisition, construction, maintenance, or operation of certain passenger rail projects.


SB 1208 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force.


SB 403 (CS)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program.


SB 101 (CS)Patrick/ et al.

Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations of revenue.


SB 368 (CS)Whitmire

Relating to the release by a sheriff of certain defendants to an electronic monitoring or house arrest program.


SB 1554 (CS)Lucio

Relating to the establishment of a matching grant program for community development in certain municipalities and counties.


SB 783 (CS)Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to inclusion in school district improvement plans of policies to prevent dating violence and bullying.


SB 1087 (CS)Campbell

Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to file a lien for the costs of abatement of a floodplain ordinance violation; providing a civil penalty.


SB 1383 (CS)Hancock

Relating to requiring municipalities to reimburse the Texas Department of Transportation for compensation paid for certain signs required to be relocated due to road construction.


SB 1503 Lucio/ et al.

Relating to the licensing and regulation of amusement redemption machines at certain locations; providing penalties.


SB 1808 (CS)Schwertner/ et al.

Relating to the cost effects of expanding eligibility for medical assistance under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.


SB 1561 Taylor

Relating to the determination of the boundaries of, and the enforcement of the law governing access to, public beaches.


SB 1083 (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to an appeal from an interlocutory order of certain courts.


SB 1239 (CS)Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to distributed renewable generation and compensation for excess electricity generated by distributed renewable generation.


SB 681 (CS)West

Relating to a pilot program for a three-year high school diploma plan and cost-neutral expansion of full-day prekindergarten programs.


SB 1560 (CS)Taylor

Relating to easements used for dune construction and maintenance projects.


SB 103 Patrick

Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices.


SB 524 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to a study regarding the prohibition of dairy farming in certain areas of the state.


SB 619 (CS) (LC)Taylor

Relating to exclusion of land from certain water districts that fail to provide service to the land; clarifying and limiting the authority of those districts with outstanding bonds payable from ad valorem taxes to impose taxes on excluded land; providing for a financial review.


SB 241 (CS)Carona

Relating to the regulation of advanced meters and the interconnection of ERCOT with another grid; requiring a study on the health effects of advanced meters; authorizing an administrative penalty.


SB 582 (CS)Davis

Relating to municipal swimming pool requirements for certain dwellings.


SB 414 (CS)Ellis/ et al.

Relating to a study and report regarding authorizing certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs to address regional workforce needs.


SB 191 (CS)Birdwell/ Nelson/ et al.

Relating to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits accounts.


SB 1150 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to a provider protection plan that ensures efficiency and reduces administrative burdens on providers participating in a Medicaid managed care model or arrangement.


SB 221 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the composition and employees of the Texas Funeral Service Commission.


SB 1506 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to training regarding fire safety inspections required by law.


SB 14 (CS)Williams/ et al.

Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money.


SB 1648 (CS) (LC)Williams

Relating to the motor fuel tax on compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas; providing penalties.


SB 1915 (LC)Campbell

Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 1304 (CS) (LC)Davis

Relating to school district reports concerning corporal punishment and the issuance of citations by a peace officer.


SB 1310 (CS) (LC)Davis/ et al.

Relating to standards for school district, public school campus, and open-enrollment charter school performance ratings.


SB 1700 (CS)Taylor

Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the FAIR Plan Association and the renaming of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association as the Texas Residual Insurance Plan.


SB 1712 (CS)Rodríguez

Relating to the punishment for the offense of prostitution.


SB 1218 (CS)Campbell

Relating to the proof of an applicant's identity and age required for the issuance of a marriage license.


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