Regular Order of Business for 5/22/2013

REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS



Wednesday

May 22, 2013





HOUSE BILLS

(Calendar Order)




HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



HJR 24 Perry/ Guillen/ et al. SP: Van de Putte

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization.


HOUSE BILLS

(Third Reading)



HB 950 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia/ Collier/ Davis, Sarah/ Alvarado/ Isaac/ et al. SP: Davis/ et al.

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


HB 742 (CS)Strama/ Villarreal/ Otto/ Anchia/ Villalba SP: Watson/ et al.

Relating to a grant program for certain school districts to provide summer instruction primarily for students who are educationally disadvantaged and summer teaching opportunities for high-performing, new, and student teachers.


HOUSE BILLS

(Second Reading)



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 722 (LC)King, Tracy O. SP: Uresti

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


HB 2935 Hunter SP: Ellis

Relating to the interlocutory appeal of a denial of a motion to dismiss in an action involving the exercise of certain constitutional rights.


HB 1895 (LC)King, Phil SP: Estes

Relating to the dissolution of the Parker County Utility District No. 1.


HB 3103 (CS) (LC)Morrison/ Rodriguez, Eddie/ Klick/ Wu/ Miller, Rick SP: Duncan

Relating to the administration of primary elections, the nomination of candidates by convention, and voting by certain military and overseas voters.


HB 1076 Toth/ Klick/ Springer/ Phillips/ Bonnen, Dennis/ et al. SP: Paxton/ et al.

Relating to certain firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas; providing an exemption from federal regulation and providing penalties.


HB 1314 (CS)Creighton/ Price/ Fletcher/ Branch/ et al. SP: Patrick

Relating to the unlawful seizure of a firearm by a governmental officer or employee; providing penalties.


HB 2267 (LC)Larson SP: Van de Putte

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


HB 972 Fletcher/ Flynn/ Lavender/ Burkett/ Bell/ et al. SP: Birdwell/ et al.

Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the premises of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.


HB 2694 (CS) (LC)Villarreal/ Ratliff SP: Duncan

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


HB 928 (CS)Krause/ Sanford/ Fletcher/ Lavender/ Sheets/ et al. SP: Estes/ et al.

Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.


HB 3604 (LC)Burnam/ Lucio III SP: Hegar

Relating to the implementation of a water conservation plan and drought contingency plan, as applicable, by certain entities.


HB 2704 (LC)Callegari SP: Hegar

Relating to bids for construction contracts for certain conservation and reclamation districts.


HB 2446 (LC)Crownover/ Keffer/ King, Phil/ Morrison/ Lewis/ et al. SP: Estes

Relating to the definitions of advanced clean energy projects and clean energy projects and to franchise tax credits for certain of those projects.


HB 3933 (LC)González, Mary SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the transfer of territory, assets, liabilities, and duties of the former Cuadrilla Improvement Corporation to the Lower Valley Water District.


HB 1330 (LC)Goldman SP: Birdwell

Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Benbrook Water Authority.


HB 3659 (LC)Reynolds SP: Ellis

Relating to the Houston Community College System District service area.


HB 746 (LC)Ashby SP: Schwertner

Relating to the registration of volunteer health practitioners and the services of volunteer health practitioners during disasters.


HB 807 (LC)Zerwas SP: Schwertner

Relating to the practice of psychology; authorizing a fee.


HB 970 (LC)Rodriguez, Eddie/ Kolkhorst/ Stickland/ Muñoz, Jr./ Farrar/ et al. SP: Deuell/ et al.

Relating to regulation of cottage food products and cottage food production operations.


HB 1376 (LC)Kolkhorst SP: Nelson

Relating to advertising by certain facilities that provide emergency services; providing an administrative penalty.


HB 1392 (LC)King, Susan/ Rodriguez, Eddie/ et al. SP: Nelson

Relating to information provided by the Department of State Health Services on food regulation.


HB 1394 (LC)King, Susan SP: Duncan

Relating to the sunset review of certain powers and duties performed by the Department of State Health Services.


HB 1396 (LC)King, Susan/ Miller, Doug SP: Nelson

Relating to a study on alcohol and controlled substance statistics prepared by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the Department of State Health Services.


HB 2619 (LC)Naishtat SP: West/ et al.

Relating to the educational needs of children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.


HB 3196 (LC)Price SP: Nelson

Relating to licensing and certification requirements for certain health facilities and to the allocation of Medicaid beds in certain of those facilities; increasing fees.


HB 3401 (LC)Raymond/ et al. SP: Nelson

Relating to nutrition and wellness education for certain recipients of certain state benefits.


HB 3787 (LC)Perry SP: Nelson

Relating to the determination of an applicant's eligibility for any program administered by the Health and Human Services Commission.


HB 1020 (LC)Reynolds SP: Huffman

Relating to the certification of alcohol awareness programs required for minors convicted of or receiving deferred disposition for certain alcohol offenses.


HB 2679 (LC)Guillen SP: Rodríguez

Relating to permitting an alternative plea for a defendant detained in jail pending trial for a Class C misdemeanor.


HB 3241 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia/ Taylor, Van/ Davis, Yvonne/ Gooden/ Laubenberg/ et al. SP: Whitmire

Relating to the civil prosecution of racketeering related to trafficking of persons; providing penalties.


HB 2620 (CS) (LC)Collier/ Cortez SP: Deuell

Relating to the creation of a task force on domestic violence.


HB 2758 (LC)Anderson SP: Carona

Relating to the business, supervision, and regulation of state savings and loan associations and state savings banks; providing a criminal penalty.


HB 2373 (LC)Klick SP: Estes

Relating to the use of an electronic device to capture a voter's signature for the signature roster.


HB 78 (LC)Simpson/ Hilderbran/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Lucio III/ Canales/ et al. SP: Eltife/ et al.

Relating to the exemption from the sales and use tax for certain coins and precious metals.


HB 294 (LC)Rodriguez, Eddie SP: Watson/ et al.

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by a charitable organization and used in providing housing and related services to certain homeless individuals.


HB 316 (LC)Otto/ Guillen SP: Williams

Relating to the pilot program authorizing a property owner to appeal to the State Office of Administrative Hearings regarding certain appraisal review board determinations.


HB 1903 (LC)Eiland/ Harless/ Ritter SP: Williams

Relating to the allocation of amounts deposited into the oyster sales account and the abolishment of the oyster advisory committee.


HB 1913 (LC)Bohac/ Zedler SP: Williams

Relating to the waiver of penalties and interest on certain delinquent ad valorem taxes.


HB 2451 (LC)King, Tracy O. SP: Hegar

Relating to the exclusion by taxable entities engaged in providing services as an agricultural aircraft operation of certain costs in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax.


HB 3121 (LC)Harper-Brown/ Ratliff/ Hilderbran SP: Deuell/ et al.

Relating to the qualifications for the exemption from ad valorem taxation for aircraft parts located in this state for a limited time.


HB 3070 (LC)Simpson SP: Eltife

Relating to the designation of U.S. Highway 80 as a historic highway.


HB 138 (LC)Raymond SP: Zaffirini

Relating to funding for certain commercial service airport projects.


HB 1174 (LC)Fallon/ Farney/ Carter/ Ashby/ Raymond/ et al. SP: Nelson

Relating to the penalties for illegally passing a stopped school bus.


HB 1384 (LC)Bell/ et al. SP: Hegar

Relating to the authority of a county road department to accept donations.


HB 2485 (LC)Sheffield, J. D./ Cortez SP: Birdwell

Relating to Air Medal and Air Medal with Valor specialty license plates.


HB 3085 (LC)Walle SP: Garcia

Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties; increasing the civil penalty.


HB 3677 (LC)Farney/ Phillips/ King, Susan/ Pickett/ et al. SP: Patrick

Relating to the issuance of Foundation School Program license plates.


HB 3946 (LC)Gonzalez, Naomi/ Márquez/ Moody/ González, Mary SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the designation of the Officer Angel David Garcia Memorial Interchange.


HB 3296 (LC)Raney SP: Schwertner

Relating to the rates of municipal and county hotel occupancy taxes in certain municipalities and counties and the use of certain revenue from those taxes; changing the rates of taxes.


HB 3043 (LC)Oliveira SP: Lucio

Relating to increasing the maximum rate at which certain municipalities may impose a hotel occupancy tax and to the use of revenue from that tax.


HB 3042 (LC)Oliveira/ Lucio III SP: Lucio

Relating to the allocation of state hotel occupancy tax revenue to certain municipalities for cleaning and maintenance of and erosion control for public beaches.


HB 26 (LC)Martinez Fischer SP: Zaffirini

Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who are victims or whose immediate family members are victims of sexual assault.


HB 1435 (CS) (LC)Darby SP: Seliger

Relating to certain notices, reports, and descriptions provided by or filed with court and county clerks.


HB 3378 (LC)Price/ King, Ken SP: Seliger

Relating to an annual term for the 47th District Court.


HB 1875 (LC)Lewis SP: West

Relating to a case transferred from one district court to another district court.


HB 1874 (LC)Lewis SP: Rodríguez

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


HB 1728 (LC)Ashby SP: Seliger

Relating to the use of an unsworn declaration, the disposition of certain court exhibits, and the seal of a constitutional county court or county clerk.


HB 1193 (LC)Guillen SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the appointment of bailiffs for certain district courts.


HB 1185 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia/ Longoria SP: Hancock

Relating to the retention of certain records in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship by a child's attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, or amicus attorney.


HB 1114 (LC)Raney SP: Schwertner

Relating to restoring the jurisdiction of the constitutional county court in Brazos County.


HB 869 (LC)Ashby/ Toth/ et al. SP: Paxton

Relating to the issuance of a marriage license for an absent applicant, the participation of a proxy in certain marriage ceremonies, and the maintenance and submission of records relating to a marriage license issued for an absent applicant.


HB 847 (LC)Lucio III SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the enforcement of an order to pay child support by contempt and the awarding of costs and fees in certain proceedings.


HB 833 (LC)Giddings SP: West

Relating to certain procedures regarding an application for a writ of habeas corpus filed in a noncapital felony case.


HB 717 (LC)Kolkhorst SP: Hegar

Relating to the duties of and the application of the professional prosecutors law to the county attorney in Lavaca County and to the duties of the district attorney for the 25th Judicial District.


HB 696 (LC)Kleinschmidt SP: Hegar

Relating to the duties of and the application of the professional prosecutors law to the county attorney in Gonzales County and to the duties of the district attorney for the 25th Judicial District.


HB 528 (LC)Turner, Sylvester/ Giddings/ Miles/ Wu SP: Whitmire

Relating to the restriction of access to the records and files of a child charged with or convicted of certain fine-only misdemeanor offenses.


HB 349 (LC)Canales SP: Hinojosa

Relating to electronically filing any court document in a criminal case in Hidalgo County.


HB 2268 (CS) (LC)Frullo/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Fletcher SP: Carona

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


HB 2733 (CS) (LC)White SP: Whitmire

Relating to the administration and operation of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.


HB 38 (CS) (LC)Menéndez SP: Paxton

Relating to the penalty for an offense involving motor vehicle airbags.


HB 894 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst SP: Hegar

Relating to the use of dealer's license plates on vehicles by independent motor vehicle dealers to transport vehicles to or from a point of sale.


HB 1692 (CS) (LC)Gutierrez SP: Patrick

Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, and distributors.


HB 3422 (CS) (LC)Lavender SP: Eltife

Relating to donations of landscape materials and services to the Texas Department of Transportation.


HB 3209 (CS) (LC)Alonzo/ Menéndez SP: Uresti

Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Willie Velasquez.


HB 2537 (CS)Geren SP: Carona

Relating to production requirements for holders of winery permits.


HB 796 (CS) (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Garcia

Relating to the licensing of a journeyman lineman.


HB 916 (LC)Orr/ Murphy SP: Birdwell

Relating to the amount of a chargeback for unemployment compensation benefits paid to a person who is partially unemployed.


HB 1662 (LC)Price SP: Seliger

Relating to the use of local hotel occupancy tax revenue to conduct an audit.


HB 3578 (CS) (LC)Davis, John SP: Hancock

Relating to the allocation and transfer of money from the capital access fund by the Texas Economic Development Bank.


HB 2000 (CS) (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Hancock

Relating to the qualification of certain nonprofit schools and educational institutions for exemption from state laws regulating career schools and colleges and to complaints made against those entities.


HB 1864 (CS) (LC)Wu SP: Estes

Relating to certain energy security technologies for critical governmental facilities.


HB 2615 (CS) (LC)Johnson SP: Fraser

Relating to the use of state water; providing a penalty.


HB 1803 (CS) (LC)Callegari SP: Huffman

Relating to the renewal of a controlled substance registration by physicians; changing the payment schedule for a fee.


HB 3556 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst/ Raymond SP: Nelson

Relating to the licensing and regulation of emergency medical services providers and a moratorium on the issuance of emergency medical services provider licenses.


HB 3674 (LC)Muñoz, Jr./ Guillen/ Isaac SP: Hinojosa

Relating to eligibility of municipalities to participate in the historic courthouse preservation and maintenance programs administered by the Texas Historical Commission.


HB 2718 (LC)Guillen SP: Deuell

Relating to the cultural and fine arts district program administered by the Texas Commission on the Arts.


HB 437 (CS) (LC)Davis, John/ Reynolds/ Orr/ Smith/ Lozano/ et al. SP: Seliger

Relating to career and technical education and workforce development grant programs.


HB 3460 (LC)Eiland SP: Carona

Relating to the requirement that certain information be reported to the Texas Department of Insurance and the confidentiality of that information.


HB 3096 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Eltife

Relating to an exemption from the use of an emergency notification system by certain public service providers.


HB 3038 (LC)Anderson SP: Carona

Relating to licensing and regulation of auctioneers; authorizing a fee.


HB 2460 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Carona

Relating to the possession of stamps indicating the payment of taxes by certain permittees.


HB 2163 (LC)Eiland SP: Van de Putte

Relating to an annual assessment on insurers for the examination of insurers; imposing an assessment.


HB 2962 (CS)Harper-Brown SP: Carona

Relating to the use of a credit or charge card by certain state agencies to make certain purchases.


HB 1947 (CS)Burkett/ Naishtat/ Gonzalez, Naomi SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the criteria for commitment or detention of a person with mental illness.


HB 3028 (CS) (LC)Davis, John SP: Birdwell

Relating to the use of the skills development fund and other funds available to the Texas Workforce Commission to support certain joint credit courses offered by school districts under agreements with lower-division institutions of higher education.


HB 3005 (LC)Burkett/ Davis, John/ Branch/ Lucio III/ Crownover/ et al. SP: Williams

Relating to the authority of the Texas Workforce Commission to use certain unemployment compensation funds for reemployment activities.


HB 3162 (CS) (LC)Davis, John/ Button SP: Deuell

Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund; redesignating the fund as the Texas Research Technology Fund.


HB 1023 (CS) (LC)Burkett/ Alvarado/ et al. SP: Nelson

Relating to recommendations by the Health and Human Services Commission or a designated health and human services agency regarding mental health workforce shortages.


HB 3871 (CS) (LC)Smith SP: Ellis

Relating to the powers and duties of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority.


HB 2895 (CS) (LC)Bonnen, Dennis SP: Taylor

Relating to authorizing the sale of certain real property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.


HB 1128 (CS) (LC)Herrero/ Alvarado/ Cortez SP: Garcia

Relating to posting suggestions and ideas on cost-efficiency on certain state agency websites.


HB 1127 (CS) (LC)Smith/ Bohac/ Allen/ Harless/ Guillen/ et al. SP: Patrick

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


HB 2259 (CS) (LC)Moody SP: Rodríguez

Relating to circumstances under which a vacancy on the governing body occurs in certain municipalities.


HB 503 (LC)Hernandez Luna SP: Garcia

Relating to the ability of a property owners' association to contract with an association board member or certain other persons or entities associated with the board member.


HB 1354 (LC)Farney SP: Schwertner

Relating to the creation of the Leander Hills Municipal Utility District of Williamson County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


HB 1355 (LC)Farney SP: Schwertner

Relating to the creation of the North San Gabriel Municipal Utility District of Williamson County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


HB 1357 (LC)Hunter SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the power of the Nueces County Road District No. 4 to lease or sell land.


HB 1372 (LC)Muñoz, Jr. SP: Hinojosa

Relating to filling certain vacancies on the governing body of certain home-rule municipalities.


HB 1586 (LC)Creighton SP: Williams

Relating to municipal consent provisions applicable to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 126.


HB 1597 (LC)Gonzalez, Naomi/ Kacal/ Nevárez/ Cortez/ Menéndez/ et al. SP: Hinojosa

Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes.


HB 1813 (LC)Lucio III SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the authority of a municipality to confiscate packaged fireworks; providing an affirmative defense for possessing fireworks in certain circumstances.


HB 1824 (LC)Harper-Brown/ Ratliff SP: Hancock

Relating to the operation of master mixed-use property owners' associations.


HB 2021 (LC)Rodriguez, Eddie SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to contract for the collection of certain amounts; authorizing a fee.


HB 2055 (LC)Phillips SP: Estes

Relating to the authority to issue bonds of the Marilee Special Utility District.


HB 2112 (LC)Raymond SP: Zaffirini

Relating to financial disclosure reports made by a member of a county planning commission.


HB 2117 (LC)King, Susan SP: Duncan

Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Hamlin Hospital District.


HB 2118 (LC)King, Susan SP: Duncan

Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Hamlin Hospital District; authorizing the imposition of a tax.


HB 2907 (LC)Frank SP: Duncan

Relating to the Knox County Hospital District; authorizing the imposition of a tax.


HB 2975 (LC)Gonzalez, Naomi SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the merger of housing authorities in certain municipalities and counties.


HB 3764 (LC)Coleman SP: Hinojosa

Relating to audit requirements of certain emergency services districts.


HB 3798 (LC)Coleman SP: Hinojosa

Relating to expenditures made by emergency services districts.


HB 3874 (LC)Raney/ Kacal SP: Schwertner

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


HB 3875 (LC)Raney/ Kacal SP: Schwertner

Relating to the creation of Rock Prairie Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments or fees.


HB 3913 (LC)Parker SP: Nelson

Relating to the powers and duties of the Canyon Falls Water Control and Improvement District No. 2 of Denton County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose taxes.


HB 1646 (LC)Flynn SP: Carona

Relating to revising provisions in certain laws governing certain banks and trust companies in this state to conform to changes in terminology made by the Business Organizations Code.


HB 3669 (CS) (LC)Naishtat SP: West

Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate judge or other judge authorized to hear probate, guardianship, or mental health matters, and the subsequent assignment of another judge.


HB 738 (LC)Crownover SP: Nelson

Relating to the review of the creation of certain proposed municipal utility districts by county commissioners courts.


HB 852 Lucio III/ Isaac/ Farrar/ Villarreal/ Herrero/ et al. SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the sale and purchase of shark fins or products derived from shark fins; creating an offense.


HB 1324 (CS) (LC)Davis, John/ et al. SP: 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.


HB 2767 (LC)King, Phil/ Keffer/ Lewis SP: Estes

Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of certain waste arising out of or incidental to the drilling for or production of oil or gas.


HB 3511 (CS) (LC)Ritter SP: Eltife

Relating to the adjudication of certain claims under a written contract with a special-purpose district or authority or local governmental entity.


HB 3898 (LC)Hilderbran SP: Fraser

Relating to water districts in Bandera County.


HB 3934 (LC)Riddle SP: Patrick

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


HB 2075 (LC)Anchia SP: West

Relating to the operation of certain condominium unit owners' associations.


HB 3860 (CS) (LC)Dutton SP: Whitmire

Relating to the creation of the Generation Park Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


HB 3895 (LC)Toth SP: Williams

Relating to the name of The Woodlands Road Utility District No. 1, of Montgomery County, Texas, and to the administration, powers, and duties of the district.


HB 3932 (LC)Farney SP: Schwertner

Relating to the period for confirmation of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 21.


HB 2902 (LC)Thompson, Ed/ et al. SP: Taylor

Relating to lost, damaged, or overdue county library property; authorizing fines; authorizing a civil penalty.


HB 3877 (LC)Pitts SP: Birdwell

Relating to the powers and duties of the Ellis County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose taxes.


HB 3910 (LC)Creighton SP: Williams

Relating to the boundaries of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 6 and 7.


HB 3943 (LC)Davis, Sarah SP: Whitmire

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 537; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


HB 3947 (LC)Dutton SP: Garcia

Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 402 regarding road projects.


HB 1908 (LC)Eiland/ Hilderbran SP: Hancock

Relating to sports and community venue projects.


HB 3357 (A) (LC)Callegari/ Murphy SP: Duncan

Relating to the administration of and benefits payable by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.


HB 2062 (CS) (LC)Davis, John SP: Taylor

Relating to the regulation of plumbing.


HB 3640 (LC)Pitts SP: Birdwell

Relating to the creation of an extension center of the Texas State Technical College System.


HB 2550 (LC)Patrick, Diane SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the consolidation of the Higher Education Enrollment Assistance Program and the Higher Education Assistance Plan and the transfer of certain enrollment assistance duties to institutions of higher education.


HB 3792 (LC)Coleman SP: Ellis

Relating to the intercollegiate athletics fee at Texas Southern University.


HB 2590 (CS) (LC)Keffer SP: Eltife

Relating to the foreclosure sale of property subject to an oil or gas lease.


HB 694 (LC)Phillips SP: Whitmire

Relating to access by certain military personnel to juvenile and criminal history information.


HB 1523 (LC)Guillen SP: Whitmire

Relating to the offense of money laundering.


HB 438 (LC)Dutton SP: Ellis

Relating to the courts authorized to issue an occupational driver's license.


HB 714 (LC)Kuempel SP: Zaffirini

Relating to an agreement between a county and the Department of Public Safety for the joint operation of certain fixed-site facilities.


HB 1044 (LC)Eiland SP: Williams

Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles; creating an offense.


HB 2424 (LC)Martinez, "Mando"/ Muñoz, Jr./ Canales SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the designation of the part of U.S. Highway 83 Business in Hidalgo and Cameron Counties as a portion of the national Purple Heart Trail.


HB 2612 Flynn SP: Deuell

Relating to prohibitions and restrictions on using county roads in certain circumstances.


HB 2648 Herrero SP: Hinojosa

Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county tax assessor-collector.


HB 3125 (LC)Lucio III SP: Lucio

Relating to route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties.


HB 3520 (CS) (LC)Branch/ Villalba/ et al. SP: Carona

Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 75 in Dallas County as the Presidential Library Expressway.


HB 3831 (LC)Herrero/ Hunter SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 358 as the Peace Officers Memorial Highway.


HB 2795 (CS)Raymond SP: West

Relating to enforcement of a lien against certain decedents' interests in real property.


HB 2676 (LC)Davis, Yvonne SP: Van de Putte

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


HB 628 (LC)Dale/ Márquez/ Nevárez/ Huberty/ Thompson, Ed/ et al. SP: Paxton

Relating to the right of a member of the board of trustees of a school district to obtain information, documents, and records.


HB 2668 (LC)Vo SP: Davis

Relating to requirements applicable to meetings of the governing board of certain junior college districts.


HB 2061 Murphy/ Deshotel/ Anchia/ Pitts/ Rodriguez, Eddie/ et al. SP: Hancock

Relating to a tax credit for investment in certain communities; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing a fee.


HB 983 (LC)Elkins SP: Patrick

Relating to the eligibility of temporary election officers for unemployment compensation.


HB 1966 (LC)Deshotel SP: Williams

Relating to a project that may be undertaken by certain development corporations in connection with infrastructure improvements necessary for municipal area development and revitalization.


HB 1734 (LC)Gutierrez SP: Uresti

Relating to the authority of the mayors of certain municipalities to call a special meeting.


HB 3159 (LC)Isaac SP: Zaffirini

Relating to an agreement to allocate sales and use tax after a municipality annexes land in an emergency services district and to the provision of emergency services in that area.


HB 3613 (LC)Elkins SP: Lucio

Relating to the release of delinquent tax liens on manufactured homes.


HB 3552 (CS) (LC)Oliveira SP: Lucio

Relating to the release of extraterritorial jurisdiction by certain municipalities.


HB 3067 (LC)Menéndez SP: Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to the composition of an administrative authority for a defense economic readjustment zone.


HB 2924 (LC)Sheets/ Sanford SP: Davis/ et al.

Relating to military leave time accounts for police and fire departments.


HB 2562 (LC)Farias SP: Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to an annual report on the Public Assistance Reporting Information System.


HB 1678 (LC)Frullo/ et al. SP: Duncan/ et al.

Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for surviving spouses of disabled veterans of the United States armed forces; authorizing a fee.


HB 1960 (LC)Cortez/ Moody/ Canales/ et al. SP: Campbell/ et al.

Relating to reciprocity for emergency medical services personnel certification for certain United States military personnel.


HB 2135 (LC)Cortez SP: Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to waivers and grants of credit for the requirements to obtain certain private security licenses to individuals who hold security credentials from the United States armed forces.


HB 633 (LC)Farias/ Moody/ Cortez SP: Davis/ et al.

Relating to a voluntary contribution to the fund for veterans' assistance when applying for a driver's license or personal identification certificate.


HB 1123 (LC)Herrero SP: Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to discount programs for certain veterans provided by toll project entities.


HB 3077 (CS) (LC)Miller, Rick/ Zedler/ Harless/ Menéndez/ Riddle SP: Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to the display of the Honor and Remember flag.


HB 3066 (LC)Menéndez SP: Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to the qualification of an area inside a base defense authority as an enterprise zone.


HB 680 (CS) (LC)Burkett/ Bohac/ Fletcher/ Deshotel/ Workman/ et al. SP: Patrick

Relating to provisions in the dedicatory instruments of property owners' associations regarding display of flags.


HB 2984 (LC)Dutton SP: Ellis

Relating to lobbying expenditures that are made jointly.


HB 2233 (LC)Simmons SP: Estes/ et al.

Relating to signature verification on an early voting ballot voted by mail.


HB 2110 (LC)Kolkhorst SP: Campbell

Relating to requirements for certain election officers.


HB 167 McClendon/ Craddick/ Perry/ et al. SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing a fee.


HB 1120 (LC)Riddle/ Miller, Rick/ Fletcher/ Dutton/ Thompson, Senfronia/ et al. SP: Davis/ et al.

Relating to the duties of the Texas Crime Stoppers Council to encourage individuals to report criminal activity related to trafficking of persons.


HB 1125 (CS) (LC)Lavender SP: Eltife

Relating to the rights of an accused person in and the written waiver of extradition proceedings.


HB 431 (CS) (LC)Riddle/ Harless/ Parker/ Bonnen, Dennis/ et al. SP: Huffman

Relating to reconsideration of parole eligibility for certain inmates convicted of injury to a child, elderly person, or disabled person.


HB 1606 (CS) (LC)Moody SP: Carona

Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of harassment and stalking.


HB 1562 (LC)Harless/ Canales SP: Hinojosa

Relating to notice provided when a bail bond surety is in default.


HB 1544 (LC)Allen SP: Ellis

Relating to the authority of a county to contract with a private vendor for the operation of a detention facility.


HB 1206 (LC)Parker/ Fallon/ et al. SP: Huffman

Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding certain children who are reported to be missing.


HB 1284 (LC)Johnson/ Herrero/ Moody/ Naishtat/ Raney SP: Huffman

Relating to the offense of making or causing a false alarm or report involving a public or private institution of higher education.


HB 577 (LC)Guillen SP: Ellis

Relating to the representation of certain applicants for writs of habeas corpus in cases involving the death penalty.


HB 1659 (CS)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Lucio

Relating to certain actions taken by certain licensing authorities regarding a license holder or applicant who received deferred adjudication for certain offenses.


HB 555 (LC)Callegari SP: West

Relating to certain criminal offenses for violations of the law regulating metal recycling entities.


HB 1790 Longoria/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Burnam/ Hughes/ Rose SP: Hinojosa

Relating to certain procedures for defendants who successfully complete a period of state jail felony community supervision.


HB 1862 (LC)Dutton SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to a switchblade knife.


HB 3161 (LC)Simpson/ Hughes SP: Eltife

Relating to the Upshur County Juvenile Board.


HB 2090 (LC)Canales SP: Hinojosa

Relating to a written statement made by an accused as a result of custodial interrogation.


HB 2407 (LC)Naishtat SP: Huffman

Relating to restoration of a person's right to purchase a firearm on termination of a guardianship.


HB 2539 (LC)Turner, Chris/ Thompson, Senfronia/ et al. SP: Davis

Relating to requiring computer technicians to report images of child pornography; providing a criminal penalty.


HB 2719 (LC)Guillen SP: Rodríguez

Relating to collecting and reporting information concerning inmates who have been in the conservatorship of a state agency responsible for providing child protective services and concerning inmate parole, reentry, and integration.


HB 2825 (CS) (LC)King, Ken/ et al. SP: Seliger

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


HB 2862 (LC)McClendon SP: West

Relating to procedures related to juvenile cases.


HB 3334 Hughes SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the recording of testimony before a grand jury.


HB 1781 (LC)King, Ken/ Otto/ Thompson, Senfronia/ et al. SP: Seliger

Relating to a limitation on sanctions imposed on school districts for the sale of foods of minimal nutritional value.


HB 2153 (LC)Callegari SP: Garcia

Relating to the abolition of wind erosion conservation districts.


HB 2204 (CS) (LC)Pickett SP: Watson

Relating to the establishment of a variable speed limit pilot program by the Texas Transportation Commission.


HB 31 (CS) (LC)Branch/ Vo/ et al. SP: Zaffirini

Relating to certain requirements applicable to meetings of the governing board of a general academic teaching institution or a state university system.


HB 194 (CS) (LC)Farias/ Ratliff/ Menéndez/ Guerra/ Collier/ et al. SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the consideration of ownership interests of disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting.


HB 16 (CS) (LC)Flynn/ Alvarado/ Perry/ Larson/ Martinez Fischer/ et al. SP: Ellis

Relating to a requirement that a state agency post its internal auditor's audit plan and audit report and other audit information on the agency's Internet website.


HB 3593 (CS) (LC)Burnam/ Hernandez Luna/ et al. SP: Ellis

Relating to the determination that a voter is deceased.


HB 2645 (CS) (LC)Turner, Chris SP: Ellis

Relating to certification and operation of independent review organizations.


HB 1632 (CS) (LC)Fletcher SP: Paxton

Relating to the confidentiality of certain identifying information of peace officers, county jailers, security officers, employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or a prosecutor's office, or judges and their spouses.


HB 1050 (CS) (LC)Callegari SP: Fraser

Relating to purchasing and other contracts by governmental entities.


HB 658 (CS) (LC)Sheets/ Krause SP: Watson

Relating to certain lawsuits seeking damages.


HB 195 (CS) (LC)Farias SP: Van de Putte

Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political expenditures and contributions filed in connection with certain county and municipal offices.


HB 586 (CS)Workman/ Leach/ Callegari/ Menéndez/ Smithee/ et al. SP: Deuell/ et al.

Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for certain design and construction claims arising under written contracts with state agencies.


HB 3793 (CS) (LC)Coleman SP: Hinojosa

Relating to powers, duties, and services of entities serving counties.


HB 590 (LC)Naishtat SP: Zaffirini

Relating to determining a child's eligibility for a school district's special education program on the basis of a visual impairment.


HB 1009 Villalba/ Bonnen, Greg/ Fletcher/ Menéndez/ Keffer/ et al. SP: Hancock/ et al.

Relating to the creation of a new category of law enforcement officer who shall be designated a school marshal, the training and appointment of certain employees of a school district or open-enrollment charter school as school marshals, and the rights, restrictions, limitations, and responsibilities of school marshals; authorizing the imposition of a fee.


HB 647 (LC)Patrick, Diane SP: Davis

Relating to employment of persons by open-enrollment charter schools.


HB 2483 (LC)Alvarado/ Patrick, Diane/ et al. SP: Ellis

Relating to including oral health education as part of the coordinated health program for public elementary, middle, and junior high school students.


HB 2607 (LC)Huberty SP: Davis

Relating to the representation through a telephone conference call of a school district employee under a district grievance policy.


HB 3573 (LC)Aycock SP: Patrick

Relating to the requirements for obtaining a health science technology education teaching certificate and to the scope of courses a person may teach holding a technology applications teaching certificate.


HB 3662 (LC)Clardy/ Isaac/ Branch/ Paddie SP: Seliger

Relating to the Texas Workforce Innovation Needs Program; authorizing a fee.


HB 1751 (A) (LC)Patrick, Diane/ Allen/ Ratliff/ Villalba/ Aycock SP: Van de Putte

Relating to the public school educator excellence innovation program.


HB 2028 (CS) (LC)Turner, Chris/ Turner, Scott/ Farias/ et al. SP: Davis/ et al.

Relating to the eligibility requirements for plumbing licenses issued to applicants with military service.


HB 2029 (CS) (LC)Turner, Chris/ Turner, Scott/ Farias/ et al. SP: Davis/ et al.

Relating to the eligibility requirements for electrician licenses issued to applicants with military experience.


HB 2388 (CS) (LC)Menéndez SP: Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to the application of certain contracting laws to a defense base development authority.


HB 3063 (CS) (LC)Menéndez SP: Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to defense base development authorities.


HB 232 (CS) (LC)Guillen SP: Zaffirini

Relating to allowing certain minors convicted of certain alcohol offenses to perform community service instead of attending an alcohol awareness program.


HB 1501 (LC)Raymond SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the commemoration of September 11, 2001, at public schools.


HB 1479 (CS) (LC)Villarreal SP: Van de Putte

Relating to establishing a committee in certain counties to recommend a uniform truancy policy.


HB 1454 (LC)Gonzalez, Naomi SP: Rodríguez

Relating to events to educate students about Type 2 diabetes in certain school districts.


HB 2202 (LC)Pickett/ McClendon SP: Williams

Relating to the disposition of fees collected by or on behalf of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; authorizing fees.


HB 2148 (LC)Hilderbran SP: Williams

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


HB 3188 Otto SP: Williams

Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations.


HB 595 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst SP: Nelson

Relating to certain health programs and councils.


HB 2150 (CS) (LC)Nevárez SP: Estes

Relating to exotic, nongame, and dangerous wild animals; authorizing a fee.


HB 213 (CS)Hilderbran/ Villalba/ Workman/ Lozano/ Capriglione/ et al. SP: Hegar/ et al.

Relating to the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.


HB 1025 (CS)Pitts SP: Williams

Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.


HB 1223 (CS)Hilderbran/ Murphy/ Sheets/ Harless SP: Hegar/ et al.

Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to data centers from the sales and use tax.


HB 97 Perry/ White/ Flynn/ Farias/ Miller, Rick/ et al. SP: Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization and to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on school district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead.


HB 315 (LC)Otto SP: Estes

Relating to the applicability of the law governing the ad valorem taxation of a dealer's motor vehicle inventory.


HB 697 (LC)Springer/ Huberty/ Perry/ Thompson, Senfronia/ White/ et al. SP: Duncan

Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain items sold by school booster clubs and support organizations; authorizing a sales and use tax exemption.


HB 709 (LC)Isaac SP: Deuell

Relating to ad valorem tax payments and refunds.


HB 1511 Larson SP: Eltife

Relating to the rates of sales and use taxes imposed by municipalities; authorizing an increase or decrease in the rate of those taxes.


HB 2684 (LC)Button/ Otto/ Bohac/ Strama/ Ashby/ et al. SP: Hinojosa

Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain political subdivision corporations.


HB 3438 (LC)Otto/ Button SP: Lucio

Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve on the appraisal review board of an appraisal district.


HB 3439 (LC)Otto/ Button SP: Lucio

Relating to the representation of a property owner by an agent in a property tax matter.


HB 1468 Sheets/ Fallon SP: Huffman

Relating to confidential communications between an insurance carrier and a covered employer under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.


HB 3015 (LC)Moody SP: Rodríguez

Relating to a recall election for officials of certain general-law municipalities.


HB 2012 (CS)Villarreal SP: Patrick

Relating to collection, distribution, and use of information relating to salaries of and job openings for certain professional employees of school districts and to teaching and learning conditions in public schools.


HB 1926 (CS)King, Ken/ Deshotel/ Allen/ Farney/ Ratliff/ et al. SP: Hegar/ et al.

Relating to the operation of the state virtual school network and courses provided through other distance learning arrangements.


HB 2036 (CS) (LC)Branch SP: Watson/ et al.

Relating to the creation of a commission to identify future higher education and workforce needs of this state and make related recommendations to address those needs by the state's bicentennial.


HB 2859 (CS) (LC)Harless SP: Patrick

Relating to the amount of money authorized to be used for Clean Air Act local initiative projects related to vehicles.


HB 2781 (LC)Fletcher SP: Campbell

Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives.


HB 1260 (LC)Creighton SP: Williams

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 132; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.


HB 1588 (LC)Creighton SP: Williams

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 133; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


HB 3954 (LC)Stephenson SP: Hegar

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


HB 2422 Gonzales, Larry SP: Schwertner

Relating to consideration of cloud computing services when a state agency purchases services for a major information resources project.


HB 1726 (CS) (LC)Bohac SP: Zaffirini

Relating to shipping logistics and coordination services for state agencies.


HB 1587 (LC)Creighton SP: Williams

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 134; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


HB 3509 (CS)Bonnen, Dennis/ Villalba SP: Seliger

Relating to endangered species habitat conservation and to the creation of a board to oversee and guide the state's coordinated response to federal actions regarding endangered species.


HB 2621 (LC)Creighton/ et al. SP: Williams

Relating to disclaimers of estate property by certain beneficiaries.


HB 1245 (LC)Turner, Sylvester SP: Duncan

Relating to the allocation of money in the judicial and court personnel training fund.


HB 1846 Carter SP: Paxton

Relating to suspension or denial of issuance or renewal of a license for failure to pay child support.


HB 3314 (LC)Kuempel SP: Taylor

Relating to instruction and continuing education requirements for certain court clerks.


HB 1755 (LC)Patrick, Diane SP: Hancock

Relating to authorizing the appointment of a public probate administrator; authorizing fees.


HB 2080 (A)Thompson, Senfronia/ Naishtat/ et al. SP: Rodríguez

Relating to guardianships, including the assessment and payment of attorney's fees and other court costs in guardianships, and to court-created management trusts for persons who have physical disabilities or who are incapacitated; changing the amount of a fee and requiring the collection of a fee.


HB 2918 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to statutory durable powers of attorney.


HB 826 (CS)Harless SP: Eltife

Relating to the definitions of certain terms for purposes of the ad valorem taxation of certain dealer's heavy equipment inventory.


HB 585 (CS)Villarreal/ Workman/ King, Phil SP: Eltife

Relating to ad valorem taxation; creating an offense.


HB 2978 (CS)Parker SP: Paxton

Relating to service of citation in connection with an expedited judicial foreclosure proceeding.


HB 3259 (CS) (LC)Wu SP: Huffman

Relating to the ownership of and access to certain investigation records in child abuse and neglect cases.


HB 1090 Martinez, "Mando"/ Lucio III/ Canales SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the creation of Texas Task Force 1 Type 3 Rio Grande Valley.


HB 1179 Lozano/ Canales SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the payment of restitution for the taking of wildlife resources without the property owner's consent.


HB 1382 Simpson/ Rodriguez, Eddie/ Kolkhorst/ Burnam/ et al. SP: Deuell

Relating to the regulation of food prepared, stored, distributed, or sold at farms and farmers' markets; limiting the applicability of a fee.


HB 3433 Fletcher SP: Estes

Relating to the regulation of certain private security companies and occupations; creating an offense.


HB 3566 Kleinschmidt SP: Hegar

Relating to the regulation of advertising by structural pest control businesses.


HB 3569 Kleinschmidt SP: Uresti

Relating to activities conducted in connection with a state or federal disease control or eradication program for animals.


HB 3761 Guerra/ Muñoz, Jr. SP: Hinojosa

Relating to a feasibility report on the creation of a border agricultural inspection training program.


HB 489 (CS)Menéndez SP: Uresti

Relating to rights and responsibilities of persons with disabilities, including with respect to the use of service animals that provide assistance to those persons; providing penalties.


HB 3945 King, Phil SP: Estes

Relating to the annexation of certain territory by the Wise County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.


HB 984 (CS) (LC)Elkins SP: Huffman

Relating to certain information required to be provided to an applicant for a marriage license.


HB 1847 (CS)Carter SP: Huffman

Relating to continuing legal education in ethics or professional responsibility for prosecutors.


HB 2972 King, Ken SP: Patrick

Relating to exempting premiums for certain insurance covering stored or in-transit baled cotton from surplus lines insurance premium taxes.


HB 3952 Nevárez SP: Uresti

Relating to the composition of the juvenile board of Val Verde County.


HB 1951 Thompson, Senfronia SP: Carona

Relating to the licensing and regulation of telecommunicators; providing a criminal penalty.


HB 3350 Rodriguez, Eddie SP: Watson

Relating to homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones.


HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



HCR 89 (LC)Hunter/ Price SP: Estes

Requesting the creation of a joint interim committee to study recruiting firearms and ammunition manufacturers to Texas.


HCR 1 (CS) (LC)Branch/ Frullo/ Hilderbran SP: Carona

Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to rename the State Insurance Building Annex in the Capitol Complex the John G. Tower State Office Building.


HCR 82 (LC)Hunter/ Price SP: Hinojosa

Requesting the creation of a joint interim committee to study education policy as it relates to developing a skilled workforce.


HCR 115 (LC)Zedler SP: Davis

Designating the city of Mansfield as the Pickle Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2013.


HCR 111 (LC)Farney SP: Van de Putte/ et al.

Designating April as Texas Personal Financial Literacy Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2013.


HCR 57 Hunter/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Riddle/ Fletcher/ Lozano/ et al. SP: Van de Putte

Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study human trafficking in Texas.


HCR 80 Anchia SP: Carona

Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study the effects on international trade of wait times at points of entry between the United States and Mexico.


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 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 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 1166 (CS)Hegar

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


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 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 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 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 103 Patrick

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


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 191 (CS)Birdwell/ Nelson/ et al.

Relating to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits accounts.


SB 1700 (CS)Taylor/ et al.

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 1632 (CS)Hinojosa

Relating to the financing of transportation projects; authorizing fees.


SB 969 (CS)West

Relating to the electronic recording of certain statements made by an accused as a result of custodial interrogation.


SB 1865 (LC)Williams

Relating to the boundaries of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 6 and 7.


SB 612 (CS)Lucio

Relating to a drug testing requirement for a person elected to public elective office.


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