Senate Floor Action for 5/14/2013

SENATE FLOOR ACTION



Tuesday

May 14, 2013




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


SB 220 Birdwell/ Nichols

Relating to the abolition of the office of the fire fighters' pension commissioner and the transfer and disposition of its functions relating to the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System and the Texas local firefighters retirement systems.

1 Floor Amendment


SB 1218 (CS)Campbell/ et al.

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


SB 1310 (CS) (LC)Davis/ et al.

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


SB 1921 (LC)Hegar

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


HB 617 Rodriguez, Eddie/ Ratliff/ Gonzalez, Naomi/ Alvarado/ Lucio III SP: Zaffirini

Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 1222 (LC)Turner, Chris SP: West

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


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

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

1 Floor Amendment


HB 1421 (LC)Perry/ et al. SP: Estes

Relating to the disposition of certain seized weapons.


HB 1869 (LC)Price/ Creighton/ King, Phil/ Eiland/ Clardy/ et al. SP: Duncan

Relating to contractual subrogation and other recovery rights of certain insurers and benefit plan issuers.


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.

1 Floor Amendment


HB 2961 Huberty SP: Deuell

Relating to the social security numbers of school district employees.


The Senate suspended the regular order, read second time and passed to engrossment:


SB 1554 (CS)Lucio

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

1 Floor Amendment


Committee referral on the following:


HB 742 Strama/ Villarreal/ Otto/ Anchia/ Villalba

Relating to measures to evaluate and improve student participation and performance in public schools and open-enrollment charter schools, including a grant program for certain school districts to provide summer instruction primarily for students who are educationally disadvantaged.

Education


HB 1199 Taylor, Van

Relating to the use of human remains for forensic science education, including the training of search and rescue animals.

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security


HB 1352 Callegari/ Harper-Brown/ Ratliff/ Fallon/ et al.

Relating to an exemption for certain persons who sell signs from the requirement to be licensed as an electrician.

Business & Commerce


HB 1581 Riddle

Relating to the designation of an agent or office for service of process, notice, or demand by a person doing business under an assumed name.

Business & Commerce


HB 2139 Dutton

Relating to the authority of the Near Northside Management District to undertake tax increment financing.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 2233 Simmons

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

State Affairs


HB 2808 Toth/ King, Phil/ Flynn/ Huberty/ et al.

Relating to an exemption from the state hotel occupancy tax for certain members of the Texas State Guard.

Finance


HB 2824 Ratliff/ Branch/ Simpson/ Turner, Sylvester/ Kacal/ et al.

Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium.

Education


HB 2872 Villarreal

Relating to the number of student absences that constitute a failure to attend school.

Education


HB 3459 Eiland

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

Natural Resources


HB 3860 Dutton

Relating to the creation of the Generation Park Management District and required notice by municipal management districts of certain actions; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3877 Pitts

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.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3895 Toth

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.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3898 Hilderbran

Relating to water districts in Bandera County.

Natural Resources


HB 3910 Creighton

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

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3914 Sanford

Relating to the creation of the Old Celina Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose an assessment or fee.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3924 Miller, Doug

Relating to the creation of the Comal Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or surcharges.

Natural Resources


HB 3932 Farney

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

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3934 Riddle

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

Natural Resources


HB 3941 Miller, Doug

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


HB 3943 Davis, Sarah

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.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3947 Dutton

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

Intergovernmental Relations

 

Committee re-referral on the following:


HJR 62 Turner, Chris/ Moody/ Flynn/ Isaac/ Hilderbran/ et al. SP: Van de Putte

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a member of the armed services of the United States who is killed in action.

Re-referred from Finance to Veteran Affairs & Military Installations


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