Senate Floor Action for 4/29/2013

SENATE FLOOR ACTION



Monday

April 29, 2013




The Senate suspended the necessary rules to consider and finally pass:


SB 4 (CS)Fraser/ et al.

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

6 Floor Amendments


SB 392 (CS) (LC)West

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


SB 937 (CS) (LC)West/ et al.

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

1 Floor Amendment


SB 950 (CS) (LC)Carona

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

2 Floor Amendments


SB 1003 (CS)Carona/ et al.

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

2 Floor Amendments


SB 1052 (CS) (LC)Carona

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

3 Floor Amendments


SB 1061 (LC)Van de Putte

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

1 Floor Amendment


SB 1175 (LC)Deuell

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

1 Floor Amendment


SB 1177 Deuell

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

1 Floor Amendment


SB 1243 (CS) (LC)Hegar

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


SB 1475 (CS) (LC)Duncan

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

1 Floor Amendment


SB 1533 Carona

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

1 Floor Amendment


SB 1536 (CS)Van de Putte/ et al.

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

1 Floor Amendment


SB 1719 (LC)Rodríguez

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

1 Floor Amendment


SB 1814 (CS) (LC)Estes

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

1 Floor Amendment


SB 1868 (LC)Campbell

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


SB 1896 Garcia/ et al.

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


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

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

6 Floor Amendments


The Senate suspended the regular order, read third time and finally passed:


SB 861 (CS)Davis

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


The Senate adopted the following resolutions:


SR 773 Patrick

Recognizing the Spring Volunteer Fire Department.


Committee referral on the following:


SB 1914 Garcia/ Eltife

Relating to certain specialty license plates.

Administration


SB 1915 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.

Natural Resources


SB 1916 West

Relating to the authority of the Dallas County Hospital District or a nonprofit corporation formed by the district regarding certain technology or intellectual property developed or in development by or for the district or corporation.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1917 Birdwell

Relating to the definition of an authorized emergency vehicle.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1918 Campbell

Relating to certain regulatory requirements placing expiration dates on land development permits and the use of land conveyed to the state or a political subdivision for a public purpose.

State Affairs


SB 1919 Campbell

Relating to the condemnation of conservation easements.

State Affairs


HJR 79 Branch/ Turner, Scott

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

Higher Education


HB 166 McClendon/ Moody/ Canales/ Crownover/ Leach/ et al.

Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate convictions after exoneration and to prevent wrongful convictions.

Criminal Justice


HB 317 Otto/ Cook/ et al.

Relating to the classification of certain entities as primarily engaged in retail trade for purposes of the franchise tax.

Finance


HB 332 Guillen

Relating to tort liability arising from a volunteer's operation of a Parks and Wildlife Department motor-driven vehicle or motor-driven equipment.

State Affairs


HB 397 Larson

Relating to the transfer of extraterritorial jurisdiction between certain home-rule and general-law municipalities and annexation of certain territory by the general-law municipalities.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 483 Aycock

Relating to a public hearing held on the issue of making a payment in excess of the compensation contracted for by a political subdivision.

Open Government


HB 502 Hernandez Luna/ Lozano/ Sheffield, Ralph/ Miller, Rick/ Anderson

Relating to the practice of dentistry.

Health & Human Services


HB 511 Murphy

Relating to the registration of token trailers.

Transportation


HB 528 Turner, Sylvester/ Giddings/ Miles/ Wu

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

Jurisprudence


HB 740 Crownover/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Keffer/ et al.

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

Health & Human Services


HB 773 Farney/ Branch/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Smithee/ et al.

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.

Education


HB 870 Bell/ White/ Allen/ Dukes/ Turner, Sylvester/ et al.

Relating to Prairie View A&M University's eligibility to participate in the research development fund.

Higher Education


HB 897 Zerwas/ Geren/ Isaac/ et al.

Relating to instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of automated external defibrillators in secondary education curriculum.

Education


HB 964 Murphy

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

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1025 Pitts

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

Finance


HB 1061 Branch

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

Higher Education


HB 1128 Herrero/ Alvarado/ Cortez

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

Government Organization


HB 1160 Geren

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

Natural Resources


HB 1247 Clardy

Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Nacogdoches County Hospital District to employ physicians.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1264 Huberty

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

Education


HB 1284 Johnson/ Herrero/ Moody/ Naishtat/ Raney

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

Criminal Justice


HB 1348 Menéndez/ Anderson/ et al.

Relating to the taxation of certain tangible personal property located inside a defense base development authority.

Finance


HB 1385 Bell

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 139; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1445 Thompson, Senfronia/ Davis, Sarah/ Davis, John/ Turner, Sylvester/ Naishtat/ et al.

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

State Affairs


HB 1494 King, Tracy O.

Relating to certain regulatory programs administered by the Department of Agriculture; providing penalties; imposing fees.

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security


HB 1534 Leach/ Phillips/ Craddick/ Dutton/ Laubenberg/ et al.

Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 75 in Collin County as the Sam Johnson Highway.

Transportation


HB 1553 Rodriguez, Justin

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

Administration


HB 1554 Rodriguez, Justin

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

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1580 Reynolds

Relating to excluding certain short-term employment from unemployment compensation chargebacks and grounds for benefit disqualification.

Economic Development


HB 1690 Fletcher

Relating to measures to prevent or control the entry into or spread in this state of certain communicable diseases; providing a penalty.

Health & Human Services


HB 1753 Patrick, Diane

Relating to authorizing the board of regents of The University of Texas System to acquire certain property in the city of Arlington.

Higher Education


HB 1768 Canales

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

Natural Resources


HB 1864 Wu

Relating to certain energy security technologies for critical governmental facilities.

Natural Resources


HB 1920 Sheffield, J. D.

Relating to the election and authority of the board of directors of the McCulloch County Hospital District.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1952 Thompson, Senfronia

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

Education


HB 1960 Cortez/ Moody/ Canales/ et al.

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

Veteran Affairs & Military Installations


HB 1972 Kleinschmidt

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

Business & Commerce


HB 2051 Villalba/ Davis, John/ Branch/ Vo/ Workman/ et al.

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

Higher Education


HB 2105 Lucio III

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

Natural Resources


HB 2197 Anchia

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing penalties; imposing and changing fees.

State Affairs


HB 2254 Geren/ Guillen/ Clardy

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

Veteran Affairs & Military Installations


HB 2302 Hunter/ Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to signing electronic or digital court documents, to the electronic filing system established by the Texas Supreme Court, to the statewide electronic filing system fund, and to certain court fees and court costs; imposing and authorizing certain fees.

Jurisprudence


HB 2311 Kacal/ Ashby/ Geren/ Guerra/ White/ et al.

Relating to an animal identification program.

Administration


HB 2387 Menéndez

Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property located inside a defense base development authority.

Finance


HB 2623 Oliveira/ Lucio III/ Anderson

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

Administration


HB 2684 Button/ Otto/ Bohac/ Strama/ Ashby/ et al.

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

Finance


HB 2720 Ritter

Relating to the applicability of the law governing emergency authorizations by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for the use of state water to certain emergency orders concerning water rights issued by the executive director of the commission.

Natural Resources


HB 2725 Thompson, Senfronia/ Frullo/ Raymond/ Davis, Sarah

Relating to the confidentiality of certain records maintained by a victims of trafficking shelter center and the creation of minimum standards for certain facilities that provide services to victims of trafficking.

Health & Human Services


HB 3361 Dutton

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs; authorizing and otherwise affecting the application of certain fees.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3889 Darby

Relating to the dissolution of the Lipan Creek Flood Control District.

Intergovernmental Relations


HCR 23 Simpson/ Hughes/ Clardy/ Paddie/ Lavender/ et al.

Designating Gregg County the Balloon Race Capital of Texas and commemorating the 36th anniversary of the Great Texas Balloon Race.

Administration


HCR 56 Hunter/ Herrero/ Lozano/ Lucio III

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.

Economic Development


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