Bills Referred Today for 1/28/2013

BILLS REFERRED TODAY



Monday

January 28, 2013





Committee referral on the following:


SB 7 Nelson/ et al.

Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term care services and supports.

Health & Human Services


SB 8 Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health and human services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs.

Health & Human Services


SB 11 Nelson/ Birdwell/ Carona/ Deuell/ Duncan/ et al.

Relating to the administration and operation of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

Health & Human Services


SB 12 Huffman

Relating to the admissibility of evidence of other similar offenses in the prosecution of certain sexual offenses.

Criminal Justice


SB 20 Patrick

Relating to prosecution and punishment for the offense of official oppression by the intrusive touching of persons seeking access to public buildings and transportation; providing penalties.

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security


SB 22 Fraser/ et al.

Relating to the administration of the Texas Water Development Board; making an appropriation from the economic stabilization fund to finance certain water-related projects.

Finance


SB 26 Zaffirini

Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.

Finance


SB 27 Zaffirini

Relating to eligibility for a Texas B-on-Time loan.

Higher Education


SB 28 Zaffirini

Relating to the creation of an offense for use of a handheld wireless communication device for text-based communication while operating a motor vehicle.

Transportation


SB 29 Zaffirini

Relating to certain Medicaid home and community-based services waiver programs.

Health & Human Services


SB 30 Zaffirini

Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund.

Higher Education


SB 31 Zaffirini

Relating to formula funding for certain semester credit hours earned for dual course credit.

Higher Education


SB 32 Zaffirini

Relating to individuals with intellectual disabilities committed to state supported living centers.

Health & Human Services


SB 33 Zaffirini

Relating to the electronic monitoring of residents at state supported living centers; providing criminal penalties.

Health & Human Services


SB 34 Zaffirini

Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities.

Health & Human Services


SB 35 Zaffirini

Relating to the pro re nata administration of psychoactive medication in certain residential health care facilities.

Health & Human Services


SB 36 Zaffirini

Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness.

Health & Human Services


SB 37 Zaffirini

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

Education


SB 38 Zaffirini

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

Education


SB 39 Zaffirini

Relating to the evaluation and instruction of public school students with visual impairments.

Education


SB 40 Zaffirini

Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.

Health & Human Services


SB 41 Zaffirini

Relating to the administration and provision of consumer-directed services under certain health and human services programs.

Health & Human Services


SB 42 Zaffirini

Relating to public school accountability for bilingual education and English as a second language and other special language programs.

Education


SB 43 Zaffirini

Relating to consideration of school district disciplinary placement information in evaluating district performance.

Education


SB 44 Zaffirini/ West

Relating to maintaining and reporting certain information regarding certain child abuse or neglect cases.

Health & Human Services


SB 45 Zaffirini

Relating to the provision of employment assistance and supported employment to certain Medicaid waiver program participants.

Health & Human Services


SB 46 Zaffirini

Relating to exempting books purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for a limited period.

Finance


SB 47 Zaffirini

Relating to the applicability of the Education Code to Head Start programs and the authority of the commissioner of education to make a certain determination regarding those programs.

Education


SB 48 Zaffirini

Relating to the transfer of a student from the school district of the student's residence to another district.

Education


SB 49 Zaffirini

Relating to transitional living assistance for children with disabilities who reside in general residential operations.

Health & Human Services


SB 50 Zaffirini

Relating to the Children's Policy Council, including the composition of the council.

Health & Human Services


SB 51 Zaffirini

Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who are victims of sexual assault.

Economic Development


SB 52 Zaffirini

Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers from payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 53 Zaffirini

Relating to life support services provided by certain emergency medical services personnel.

Health & Human Services


SB 54 Zaffirini

Relating to leave for junior college district or university system employees who are physically assaulted while on duty.

Higher Education


SB 55 Zaffirini

Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties.

State Affairs


SB 56 Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health care services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs.

Health & Human Services


SB 57 Nelson

Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term care services and supports.

Health & Human Services


SB 58 Nelson

Relating to integrating behavioral health and physical health services provided under the Medicaid program using managed care organizations.

Health & Human Services


SB 59 Nelson

Relating to certain required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education.

Government Organization


SB 60 Nelson

Relating to the authority of a parent or legal guardian to establish a consumer file for a child and act on the child's behalf with a consumer reporting agency.

Business & Commerce


SB 61 Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the licensing and regulation of military physicians who provide voluntary charity health care.

Health & Human Services


SB 62 Nelson

Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 63 Nelson

Relating to consent to the immunization of certain children.

Health & Human Services


SB 64 Nelson

Relating to a policy on vaccine-preventable diseases for licensed child-care facilities.

Health & Human Services


SB 65 Nelson

Relating to a program to recognize public schools with successful student health and fitness programs.

Education


SB 66 Nelson

Relating to the composition of the child fatality review team committee.

Health & Human Services


SB 67 Nelson

Relating to reporting requirements for institutions of higher education conducting human stem cell research.

Health & Human Services


SB 68 Nelson

Relating to the waiting period before human remains may be cremated.

Health & Human Services


SB 69 Ellis

Relating to certain reimbursements provided for the collection of sales and use taxes.

Finance


SB 70 Ellis

Relating to the amount of the discount allowed for prepayment of sales and use taxes and the allocation of certain revenue from those taxes.

Finance


SB 71 Ellis

Relating to eligibility for the tax reduction for certain high-cost gas and the allocation of certain gas production tax revenue.

Finance


SB 72 Ellis

Relating to prohibition of the use of credit scoring in underwriting and rating certain personal lines of insurance coverage.

Business & Commerce


SB 73 Ellis

Relating to prohibition of certain insurance discrimination.

State Affairs


SB 74 Ellis

Relating to insurer rating practices requiring prior approval.

Business & Commerce


SB 75 Ellis

Relating to limits on the size of prekindergarten classes in public schools.

Education


SB 76 Ellis

Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

Education


SB 77 Ellis

Relating to placing the State Board of Education under periodic review by the Sunset Advisory Commission.

Education


SB 78 Ellis

Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities.

Natural Resources


SB 79 Ellis

Relating to dedicating money in the system benefit fund to certain purposes.

Finance


SB 80 Ellis

Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays.

State Affairs


SB 81 Ellis

Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures.

State Affairs


SB 82 Ellis

Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing penalties.

State Affairs


SB 83 Ellis

Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter.

State Affairs


SB 84 Ellis

Relating to regulation of health benefit plan issuers in this state.

State Affairs


SB 85 Ellis

Relating to prior approval of certain insurance rates.

State Affairs


SB 86 Ellis

Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties.

Health & Human Services


SB 87 Ellis

Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations.

Criminal Justice


SB 88 Ellis

Relating to the authority of the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case.

Criminal Justice


SB 89 Ellis

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

Criminal Justice


SB 90 Ellis

Relating to community supervision for certain drug possession offenses.

Criminal Justice


SB 91 Ellis

Relating to discovery in a criminal case.

Criminal Justice


SB 92 Van de Putte

Relating to the designation of a juvenile court and a pre-adjudication diversion program for certain juveniles alleged to have engaged in conduct that violates certain penal laws regarding prostitution.

Jurisprudence


SB 93 Van de Putte

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

Criminal Justice


SB 94 Van de Putte

Relating to civil liability for compelled prostitution and certain promotion of prostitution.

State Affairs


SB 95 Nichols

Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.

Finance


SB 96 Nichols

Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes.

State Affairs


SB 97 Patrick

Relating to distributing or prescribing abortion-inducing drugs; providing penalties.

Health & Human Services


SB 98 Patrick

Relating to the punishment for certain intoxication offenses.

Criminal Justice


SB 99 Patrick

Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense.

State Affairs


SB 100 Patrick

Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.

Finance