Bills Referred Today for 3/12/2013

BILLS REFERRED TODAY



Tuesday

March 12, 2013





Committee referral on the following:


SJR 36 Hinojosa

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands.

Finance


SJR 41 Davis

Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that certain fees charged in connection with certain consumer loans are attributable to the lender and included in the computation of interest for purposes of regulating interest rates.

Business & Commerce


SJR 42 Huffman/ Nichols

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the sanctions that may be assessed against a judge or justice following a formal proceeding instituted by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.

Jurisprudence


SJR 43 Van de Putte

Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize online poker gaming regulated under federal law.

Finance


SJR 44 Ellis

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions.

Finance


SJR 45 Rodríguez

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of certain gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on tribal land.

Finance


SJR 46 Lucio

Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing the purposes for which revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, certain motor vehicle-related taxes, and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used.

Finance


SJR 47 Eltife

Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the rate of the state sales and use tax and dedicating revenue derived from that rate increase to repaying certain transportation bonds.

Finance


SCR 21 West

Recognizing November 4-8, 2013 and November 3-7, 2014 as Municipal Courts Week.

Administration


SB 16 Zaffirini/ Eltife/ Seliger

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

Finance


SB 17 Patrick/ Estes

Relating to the training in school safety of certain employees of a school district or an open-enrollment charter school authorized to carry a concealed handgun on school premises.

Education


SB 23 Patrick/ Paxton

Relating to the establishment of the Texas Equal Opportunity Scholarship Program.

Education


SB 25 Hegar/ Campbell

Relating to abortion at or after 20 weeks post-fertilization.

State Affairs


SB 209 Huffman/ Nichols

Relating to the functions and operation of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.

Jurisprudence


SB 210 Huffman/ Nichols

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

State Affairs


SB 211 Nichols/ et al.

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Facilities Commission; authorizing fees.

State Affairs


SB 212 Nichols/ Huffman

Relating to the continuation, functions, and name of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees, the repeal of provisions for the suspension of the collection of fees, and the elimination of a fee.

Natural Resources


SB 213 Whitmire/ Nichols

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and the Windham School District and to the functions of the Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee.

Criminal Justice


SB 214 Birdwell/ Nichols

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


SB 215 Birdwell/ Nichols

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Higher Education


SB 216 Birdwell/ Nichols

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Information Resources and certain procurement functions of the comptroller of public accounts.

Government Organization


SB 217 Patrick/ Nichols

Relating to the continuation and functions of the state employee charitable campaign.

Government Organization


SB 218 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.

Education


SB 219 Huffman/ et al.

Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and expenditures and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties.

State Affairs


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.

State Affairs


SB 607 Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 18; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 706 Taylor

Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 47; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 789 Hinojosa

Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties; authorizing fees.

Finance


SB 792 Seliger

Relating to end-of-course assessment requirements for high school graduation.

Education


SB 922 Birdwell

Relating to partnerships between the Texas State Technical College System and public junior colleges.

Higher Education


SB 923 Hinojosa

Relating to the creation and funding of the state water plan fund to assist the Texas Water Development Board in the funding of certain projects included in the state water plan; imposing a fee and a surcharge.

Natural Resources


SB 924 Lucio

Relating to strategic plans to address hunger, food, nutrition, and obesity in this state.

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security


SB 925 Lucio

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

Education


SB 926 Huffman

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

State Affairs


SB 927 Huffman

Relating to the regulation of and disclosures regarding consumer lawsuit lending transactions.

State Affairs


SB 928 Paxton

Relating to the regulation of electioneering at a polling location.

State Affairs


SB 929 Paxton/ Campbell

Relating to equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.

Education


SB 930 Van de Putte

Relating to the sale of certain land used for a world exposition.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 931 Hancock

Relating to tax credits for investments in economically distressed communities.

Finance


SB 932 Davis

Relating to ethics and accountability of certain public employees, public officers, political contributors, state contractors, and grant recipients; providing penalties.

State Affairs


SB 933 Davis

Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods.

Finance


SB 934 Davis

Relating to increasing or decreasing at the rate of inflation the rates of taxes imposed on cigarettes, cigars, and other tobacco products.

Finance


SB 935 Davis

Relating to the sales and use tax on the repair, maintenance, creation, or restoration, or the sale, storage, use, or other consumption, of a computer program.

Finance


SB 936 Davis

Relating to the availability and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenues and accounts.

Finance


SB 937 West

Relating to the authority of certain facilities to temporarily detain a person with mental illness.

Health & Human Services


SB 938 West

Relating to the payment of costs incurred by the involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness.

Health & Human Services


SB 939 West

Relating to reporting child abuse and neglect and to training regarding recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect at schools, institutions of higher education, and other entities.

Health & Human Services


SB 940 West

Relating to the application of whistleblower protections to employees of an open-enrollment charter school.

State Affairs


SB 941 Davis

Relating to the adoption of rules by the Railroad Commission of Texas regulating the exploration for and production of natural gas in the unincorporated areas of certain counties.

Natural Resources


SB 942 Davis

Relating to the creation and funding of the Railroad Commission of Texas operating account; providing a penalty.

Finance


SB 943 Davis

Relating to health benefit plan coverage of hearing aids for certain individuals.

State Affairs


SB 946 Nelson

Relating to the right to terminate a lease and avoid liability by a victim of certain sexual offenses or stalking.

Jurisprudence


SB 947 Nelson

Relating to requirements for an affidavit of adverse possession of real property.

Jurisprudence


SB 948 Nelson

Relating to management of a coordinated county transportation authority.

State Affairs


SB 949 Nelson

Relating to the definition of license holder in the Medical Practice Act.

Health & Human Services


SB 950 Carona

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

Business & Commerce


SB 951 Carona

Relating to surplus lines insurance.

Business & Commerce


SB 952 Carona

Relating to interest on commercial loans.

Business & Commerce


SB 953 Carona

Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act.

State Affairs


SB 954 Davis

Relating to the authority of the board of hospital managers of the Tarrant County Hospital District to adopt and implement a tobacco-related preventable disease policy.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 955 Schwertner/ Deuell/ Nelson/ Uresti/ Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to the training of employees of local mental health authorities and certain educators in mental health first aid and the establishment of the mental health first aid fund.

Health & Human Services


SB 956 Fraser

Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a research building at Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine--Temple.

Finance


SB 957 Fraser

Relating to the procedure for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on applications for certain environmental permits and administrative and judicial review of the commission's action.

Natural Resources


SB 958 Fraser

Relating to the liability of certain special-purpose districts or authorities providing water to a purchaser for the generation of electricity.

State Affairs


SB 959 Fraser

Relating to the payment of unemployment taxes under a staff leasing services contract.

Economic Development


SB 960 Fraser

Relating to the franchise tax of certain nonqualified affiliates.

Finance


SB 962 Carona

Relating to the approval of certain alcoholic beverages by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.

Business & Commerce


SB 963 Williams

Relating to the use of an Internet application to allow access by court-appointed volunteer advocates to child protective services case information.

Health & Human Services


SB 964 Williams/ et al.

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

Finance


SB 965 Williams

Relating to the correction of employment termination reports for law enforcement officers.

Criminal Justice


SB 966 West

Relating to creation of the Judicial Branch Certification Commission and the consolidation of judicial profession regulation; imposing penalties; authorizing fees.

Jurisprudence


SB 967 West

Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to retain certain service fees.

Jurisprudence


SB 968 West

Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county; authorizing assessments.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 969 West

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

Criminal Justice


SB 970 Huffman

Relating to the execution of a search warrant for taking a DNA specimen.

Criminal Justice


SB 971 Williams

Relating to projects for which a transportation reinvestment zone may be created.

Transportation


SB 972 Carona

Relating to the repeal of certain offenses relating to certain occupations regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

Business & Commerce


SB 973 Carona

Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology; authorizing fees.

Business & Commerce


SB 974 Campbell

Relating to the name of Texas State University--San Marcos.

Higher Education


SB 975 West

Relating to the requirements of and liability for a bail bond.

Criminal Justice


SB 976 West

Relating to the temporary approval of an institution to participate in the tuition equalization grant program.

Higher Education


SB 977 West

Relating to the procedure used to petition for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.

Criminal Justice


SB 978 Deuell

Relating to regulation by the Texas Medical Board of local anesthesia and peripheral nerve blocks administered in an outpatient setting.

Health & Human Services


SB 979 Davis

Relating to the determination by a motor vehicle insurer of the value of a vehicle declared a total loss.

Business & Commerce


SB 980 Davis

Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities for certain foster children to pursue home ownership, postsecondary education, and business development.

Health & Human Services


SB 981 Van de Putte

Relating to electric utility bill payment assistance programs for certain veterans burned in combat.

Business & Commerce


SB 982 Schwertner

Relating to hunting and fishing license fee exemptions for certain veterans.

Natural Resources


SB 983 Ellis

Relating to in camera review and filing of the information at issue in a suit filed under the public information law.

Open Government


SB 984 Ellis

Relating to the meeting of a governmental body held by videoconference call.

Open Government


SB 985 Zaffirini

Relating to authorizing broker agreements for the sale of real property by certain municipalities.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 986 Duncan

Relating to the powers and duties of the board of regents of the Texas Tech University System.

Higher Education


SB 987 Hegar/ et al.

Relating to requiring the attorney general to obtain an injunction against a municipality or county that adopts prohibited regulations regarding firearms, ammunition, or firearm supplies.

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security


SB 988 Hegar

Relating to the exception of certain communications by law enforcement agencies and officers from disclosure under the public information law.

Open Government


SB 989 Hegar

Relating to the identification of breeder deer.

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security


SB 990 West

Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by a private entity; providing a civil penalty; authorizing fees.

Criminal Justice


SB 991 West

Relating to the eligibility of certain inmates for release on medically recommended intensive supervision.

Criminal Justice


SB 992 Taylor

Relating to misrepresentations in connection with certain drug testing devices or equipment; providing penalties.

Business & Commerce


SB 993 Deuell

Relating to the creation of the Texas Nonprofit Council to assist with faith- and community-based initiatives.

Health & Human Services


SB 994 Deuell

Relating to a pilot program conducted by the Department of Aging and Disability Services to authorize certain accreditation surveys of assisted living facilities.

Health & Human Services


SB 995 Deuell

Relating to allowing employers to issue individual insurance plans.

State Affairs


SB 996 Deuell/ Van de Putte

Relating to health benefit plan coverage for brain injury.

State Affairs


SB 997 Deuell

Relating to the sales and use tax consequences of economic development agreements in certain municipalities.

Finance


SB 998 Davis/ Rodríguez

Relating to the partial repayment of certain extensions of consumer credit obtained for a consumer by a credit access business or that a credit access business assists the consumer in obtaining.

Business & Commerce


SB 999 Davis/ Rodríguez

Relating to municipal ordinances regulating a credit access business or an extension of consumer credit that a credit access business obtains for a consumer or assists a consumer in obtaining.

Business & Commerce


SB 1000 Davis/ Rodríguez

Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate fees charged in connection with certain loans.

Business & Commerce


SB 1001 Davis/ Rodríguez

Relating to extensions of consumer credit a credit services organization obtains for a consumer or assists a consumer in obtaining.

Business & Commerce


SB 1002 Nichols

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

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1003 Carona

Relating to the creation of the Adult and Juvenile Administrative Segregation Task Force.

Criminal Justice


SB 1004 Carona

Relating to the regulation of residential mortgage loan originators, residential mortgage loan companies, mortgage bankers, and residential mortgage loan servicers under the jurisdiction of the Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending; changing a fee.

Business & Commerce


SB 1005 Carona

Relating to the regulation of money services businesses.

Business & Commerce


SB 1006 Carona

Relating to requirements regarding certain shareholder and policyholder dividends.

Business & Commerce


SB 1007 Carona

Relating to own risk and solvency assessment by insurers and insurance groups; providing a penalty.

Business & Commerce


SB 1008 Carona

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

Business & Commerce


SB 1009 Fraser

Relating to the creation of Burnet County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1010 Taylor

Relating to access to certain facilities by search and rescue dogs and their handlers; providing a criminal penalty.

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security


SB 1011 Taylor

Relating to the use of human remains in the training of search and rescue animals.

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security


SB 1012 Zaffirini

Relating to the McMullen Groundwater Conservation District.

Natural Resources


SB 1013 Taylor

Relating to the administration of an immunization or vaccination by a pharmacist.

Health & Human Services


SB 1014 Paxton

Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations from state tax revenues.

Finance


SB 1015 Paxton

Relating to a franchise tax or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain certified nonprofit educational assistance organizations.

Finance


SB 1016 Paxton

Relating to the provision of driver's license and personal identification certificate services by license deputies.

Transportation


SB 1017 Paxton

Relating to the operation of state travel information centers by private and nonprofit entities.

Transportation


SB 1018 Carona

Relating to the agreements, costs, revenues, and finances of regional tollway authorities.

Transportation


SB 1019 Estes

Relating to the investment of funds by the governing boards of certain institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 1020 Ellis

Relating to requirements for employers who do not obtain workers' compensation insurance coverage under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

State Affairs


SB 1021 Davis

Relating to access to certain stored communications of a provider of an electronic communications service or remote computing service in this state pursuant to a warrant issued in another state.

Criminal Justice


SB 1022 Watson

Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Travis County.

Jurisprudence


SB 1023 Watson

Relating to the renewal and extension and modification of a 99-year lease of certain state property to the City of Austin.

Administration


SB 1024 Watson

Relating to a study evaluating and making recommendations for wastewater management in the contributing zone of the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer.

Natural Resources


SB 1025 Seliger

Relating to the offense of the carrying of a handgun by a concealed handgun license holder at certain meetings of a governmental entity.

Criminal Justice


SB 1026 Duncan

Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments.

Administration


SB 1027 Campbell

Relating to the coordination of state and federal standards and reporting requirements related to the receipt of certain federal money.

Finance


SB 1028 Patrick

Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing a criminal penalty.

Business & Commerce


SB 1029 Campbell

Relating to a prohibition on converting a nontolled state highway or segment of the state highway system to a toll project.

Transportation


SB 1030 Taylor

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of energy storage systems used for the control of air pollution in a nonattainment area.

Finance


SB 1031 Taylor

Relating to the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District; providing authority to impose a fee.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1032 West

Relating to addressing disproportionality and disparities in the education, juvenile justice, child welfare, health, and mental health systems, the continuation and operation of the Interagency Council for Addressing Disproportionality, and the duties of the Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities.

Health & Human Services


SB 1033 Carona

Relating to the registration and use of marks, including trademarks and service marks.

Business & Commerce


SB 1034 Carona

Relating to the unauthorized use of an alcoholic beverage permit or license; providing a criminal penalty.

Business & Commerce


SB 1035 Carona

Relating to alcoholic beverage license applications and fees.

Business & Commerce


SB 1036 Carona

Relating to applications for certain alcoholic beverage permits and licenses.

Business & Commerce


SB 1037 Rodríguez

Relating to the education requirements for a notary public; authorizing a fee.

Jurisprudence


SB 1038 Rodríguez

Relating to the disclosure by public institutions of higher education of the identity of private sponsors of certain research.

Higher Education


SB 1039 Rodríguez

Relating to the report by the Water Conservation Advisory Council on progress made in water conservation in this state.

Natural Resources


SB 1040 Taylor

Relating to automated dial announcing devices.

Business & Commerce


SB 1041 Zaffirini

Relating to authorizing certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.

Economic Development


SB 1042 Rodríguez

Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund an interdisciplinary research facility at The University of Texas at El Paso.

Finance


SB 1043 Rodríguez

Relating to access to personal information about jurors in a criminal trial.

Criminal Justice


SB 1044 Rodríguez

Relating to access to criminal history record information by a public defender's office and the office of capital writs and to an exemption for those offices from fees imposed for processing inquiries for that information.

Criminal Justice


SB 1045 Rodríguez

Relating to an evaluation of the state supported living center system.

Health & Human Services


SB 1046 Rodríguez

Relating to the requirement that certain municipalities and counties regulate subdivisions in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality by agreement.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1047 Davis

Relating to the basic allotment and the equalized wealth level under the Foundation School Program.

Finance


SB 1048 Davis

Relating to the regular program adjustment factor under the Foundation School Program.

Finance


SB 1049 Van de Putte

Relating to unfair settlement practices with respect to workers' compensation insurance claims.

State Affairs


SB 1050 Van de Putte

Relating to charitable immunity of a licensed marriage and family therapist.

State Affairs


SB 1051 Van de Putte

Relating to the determination of the impairment rating of an employee with a lumbar injury under the workers' compensation system.

State Affairs


SB 1052 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.

Criminal Justice


SB 1053 Carona

Relating to the content of a notice provided to an owner or lienholder of a vehicle towed to a vehicle storage facility.

Transportation


SB 1054 Watson/ Davis

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

Education


SB 1055 Watson

Relating to the eligibility of certain employees of public institutions of higher education to participate in a state group benefits program.

State Affairs


SB 1056 Van de Putte

Relating to the administration by certain health care professionals of treatments, therapy, or medication ordered by an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist.

Health & Human Services


SB 1057 Nelson

Relating to information about private health care insurance coverage and the health insurance exchange for individuals applying for certain Department of State Health Services programs and services.

Health & Human Services


SB 1058 Nelson

Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing.

Health & Human Services


SB 1059 Nelson

Relating to the consideration of strategies by the Health and Human Services Commission to ensure the appropriate use of diagnostic ancillary services in the Medicaid program.

Health & Human Services


SB 1060 Nelson

Relating to family cost share provisions in the early childhood intervention program.

Health & Human Services


SB 1061 Van de Putte

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

Veteran Affairs & Military Installations


SB 1062 West

Relating to transportation of a student entitled to a public education grant.

Education


SB 1063 Hegar

Relating to the inclusion of natural gas as a public facility for a public facility corporation.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1064 Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 208; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1065 Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 209; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1066 Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 210; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1067 Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 211; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1068 Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 212; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1069 Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 213; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1070 Hegar

Relating to beef marketing, education, research, and promotion of the Texas Beef Council.

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security


SB 1071 Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 532; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1072 Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 533; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1073 Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 534; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1074 Hegar

Relating to electronic transmission of documentation involved in certain insurance transactions.

Business & Commerce


SB 1075 Hegar

Relating to the addition of land in the territory of the Ranch at Clear Fork Creek Municipal Utility District No. 1.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1076 Hegar

Relating to the circumstances under which an appraisal review board hearing shall be closed to the public.

Finance


SB 1077 Davis

Relating to the provision of lifetime income benefits under the workers' compensation system.

State Affairs


SB 1078 Duncan

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

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1079 Duncan

Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology; providing penalties; imposing fees.

Health & Human Services


SB 1080 Lucio

Relating to a study on the adequacy and appropriateness of additional compensation paid to certain county judges.

Jurisprudence


SB 1081 Lucio

Relating to the certification of structural engineers; providing for a fee.

Business & Commerce


SB 1082 Rodríguez/ Deuell

Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine.

Health & Human Services


SB 1083 Rodríguez

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

Jurisprudence


SB 1084 Hinojosa

Relating to the enterprise zone program.

Economic Development


SB 1085 Eltife

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

Finance


SB 1086 Campbell

Relating to the authority to regulate certain water and sewage utilities to ensure public safety in and around certain municipalities.

Natural Resources


SB 1087 Campbell

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


SB 1088 Estes

Relating to warrants issued to obtain location information from wireless communications devices.

Criminal Justice


SB 1089 Hinojosa

Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to catastrophe preparedness in the seacoast territories of this state.

Business & Commerce


SB 1090 Carona

Relating to the manufacture, distribution, sale, and provision of alcoholic beverages and the regulation of those activities.

Business & Commerce


SB 1091 Birdwell

Relating to a credit against the access fee for a private dock charged by the Brazos River Authority in the event of a drought.

Natural Resources


SB 1092 Birdwell

Relating to the audit and review of river authorities.

Natural Resources


SB 1093 West

Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 82nd Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.

Administration


SB 1094 Hinojosa

Relating to security interests in oil and gas production and its proceeds.

Natural Resources


SB 1095 Hinojosa

Relating to fever tick eradication; creating a penalty.

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security


SB 1096 Hinojosa

Relating to the monthly fee a defendant must pay during a period of community supervision.

Criminal Justice


SB 1097 Hinojosa

Relating to identification cards for certain members of the judiciary.

Jurisprudence


SB 1098 Hinojosa

Relating to the creation of the Padres Isles Management District; providing authority to issue bonds.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1099 Zaffirini

Relating to the use of certain designations by a physical therapist.

Health & Human Services


SB 1100 Van de Putte

Relating to the licensing and inspection of certain out-of-state pharmacies by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy; authorizing fees.

Health & Human Services


SB 1101 Van de Putte

Relating to the Cybersecurity, Education, and Economic Development Council.

Government Organization


SB 1102 Van de Putte

Relating to the appointment of a state cybersecurity coordinator.

Government Organization


SB 1103 Van de Putte

Relating to regulation of certain online poker facilities under federal law.

State Affairs


SB 1104 Duncan

Relating to the effect of rules and standards adopted by the Railroad Commission of Texas relating to the liquefied petroleum gas industry on ordinances, orders, or rules adopted by political subdivisions relating to that industry.

Natural Resources


SB 1105 Duncan

Relating to an agreement between the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and a county for the provision of renewal and duplicate driver's licenses and other identification certificate services in certain counties; authorizing a fee.

Transportation


SB 1106 Schwertner

Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists under a Medicaid managed care pharmacy benefit plan.

Health & Human Services


SB 1107 Zaffirini

Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state.

Government Organization


SB 1108 Duncan

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

Jurisprudence


SB 1109 Deuell

Relating to suspending public school accountability ratings and certain interventions and sanctions for the 2012-2013 school year.

Education


SB 1110 Nichols

Relating to the purposes and designation of a transportation reinvestment zone.

Transportation


SB 1111 Duncan

Relating to the composition of the 198th Judicial District, the creation of a judicial district composed of Edwards, Kimble, McCulloch, Mason, and Menard Counties, and the creation of the office of district attorney for the 444th Judicial District.

Jurisprudence


SB 1112 Zaffirini

Relating to prohibiting organ transplant recipient discrimination on the basis of certain disabilities.

Health & Human Services


SB 1113 Zaffirini

Relating to matching private grants given to enhance an additional research activity at institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 1114 Whitmire/ West

Relating to the prosecution of certain misdemeanor offenses committed by children and to school district law enforcement.

Criminal Justice


SB 1115 Whitmire

Relating to reporting, standards, and restrictions regarding public school disciplinary actions.

Education


SB 1116 Zaffirini

Relating to the creation of the Crystal Clear Special Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1117 West

Relating to establishing teacher advisory councils to provide public advice on issues that affect public education.

Education


SB 1118 West

Relating to access to specialist physicians under managed care health benefit plans.

State Affairs


SB 1119 West/ et al.

Relating to certain staff-to-child ratios applicable to nonresidential child-care facilities.

Health & Human Services


SB 1120 West

Relating to a residential tenant's lease obligation after the loss of the leased premises resulting from a natural disaster.

Business & Commerce


SB 1121 West

Relating to coverage for certain architectural engineering services under certain insurance policies.

Business & Commerce


SB 1122 West

Relating to a prohibition against the use of certain sprays, stun guns, and Tasers by school district peace officers, security personnel, and other employees against public school students.

Education


SB 1123 West

Relating to requiring child safety alarms in certain vehicles used by child-care facilities to transport children.

Health & Human Services


SB 1124 West

Relating to certain offenses relevant to maintaining public school discipline.

Jurisprudence


SB 1125 Carona

Relating to first-party indemnity coverage purchased by insurance purchasing groups.

Business & Commerce


SB 1126 Van de Putte

Relating to establishing the Texas State Seal of Bilingualism and Biliteracy for recognition of high school graduates who attain a high level of proficiency in both English and another language.

Education


SB 1127 Van de Putte

Relating to evaluating the performance, including computing dropout and completion rates, of public schools, including schools designated as dropout recovery schools and residential facilities.

Education


SB 1128 Patrick

Relating to curriculum requirements in American and Texas history at institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 1129 Davis

Relating to a semiannual report on revenue collections prepared by the comptroller.

Finance


SB 1130 Schwertner

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

Health & Human Services


SB 1131 Ellis

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.

Finance


SB 1132 Rodríguez

Relating to certain gaming conducted in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on tribal land.

Finance


SB 1133 Rodríguez

Relating to contributions to certain fire and police pension funds.

State Affairs


SB 1134 Ellis

Relating to the duties of the Department of Information Resources regarding cybersecurity.

Government Organization


SB 1135 Ellis

Relating to certain donations by school districts or public schools of food provided to the district or school through the national free or reduced-price school lunch program.

Education


SB 1136 Hinojosa

Relating to imposing a fee on the sale of cigarettes and cigarette tobacco products manufactured by certain companies; providing penalties.

Finance


SB 1137 Lucio

Relating to the powers and duties of the Vehicle Crime Prevention Authority and to the creation of the vehicle crime prevention account.

Transportation


SB 1138 Lucio

Relating to the rate of the municipal hotel occupancy tax in certain municipalities and the use of revenue from that tax.

Economic Development


SB 1139 Carona

Relating to the exclusion of hospital facilities from a rolling blackout.

Business & Commerce


SB 1140 Lucio

Relating to the state highway fund.

Finance


SB 1141 Duncan/ Watson

Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification pilot program for adults 19 to 50 years of age.

Education


SB 1142 Duncan/ Watson

Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program for adults 19 to 50 years of age.

Education


SB 1143 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.

Economic Development


SB 1144 Lucio

Relating to the appointment and removal of directors of a spaceport development corporation.

Economic Development


SB 1145 Hegar

Relating to the intercollegiate athletics fee at Prairie View A&M University; authorizing an increase in the fee.

Higher Education


SB 1146 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.

Jurisprudence


SB 1147 West

Relating to the electronic filing system established by rule or order of the Texas Supreme Court; authorizing fees.

Jurisprudence


SB 1148 West

Relating to possession of or access to a child by a grandparent or certain other persons.

Jurisprudence


SB 1149 Hinojosa

Relating to judicial review in district court of certain workers' compensation disputes.

State Affairs


SB 1150 Hinojosa

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

Health & Human Services


SB 1151 Hinojosa

Relating to sales and use tax treatment of certain snack items; eliminating a tax exemption.

Finance


SB 1152 Hinojosa

Relating to certain fees charged for adjudication of claims under health benefit plans.

State Affairs


SB 1153 Davis

Relating to reports issued by the comptroller on the effect of certain tax provisions.

Finance


SB 1154 Davis

Relating to delinquent motor vehicle registrations and inspections; authorizing a change in the amount of a fee.

Transportation


SB 1155 Hinojosa

Relating to the authority of counties to nominate projects in the extraterritorial jurisdictions of certain municipalities for designation as enterprise projects.

Economic Development


SB 1156 Hinojosa

Relating to land reclamation projects using tires.

Natural Resources


SB 1157 Schwertner

Relating to the conveyance of certain state property for use by Sam Houston State University.

Higher Education


SB 1158 Van de Putte

Relating to higher education for veterans and their families.

Veteran Affairs & Military Installations


SB 1159 Van de Putte

Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their dependents.

Veteran Affairs & Military Installations


SB 1160 Hancock

Relating to authorizing certain persons to file documents electronically for recording with a county clerk in certain counties.

Jurisprudence


SB 1161 Hancock

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.

Education


SB 1162 Watson/ Nichols

Relating to requirements for the purchase or acquisition of a water or sewer system.

Natural Resources


SB 1163 Watson/ Nichols

Relating to requirements for consolidating water and sewer utilities.

Natural Resources


SB 1164 Nichols/ Watson

Relating to powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent residential and small commercial consumers in certain water or sewer utility service matters before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

Natural Resources


SB 1165 Hegar

Relating to the use of real property by the University of Houston--Sugar Land.

Transportation


SB 1166 Hegar

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

State Affairs


SB 1167 Hegar

Relating to the creation of a county assistance district.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1168 Hegar

Relating to interstate cooperation to address regional water issues.

Natural Resources


SB 1169 Hegar

Relating to water conservation.

Natural Resources


SB 1170 Hegar

Relating to water shortage reporting by water utilities.

Natural Resources


SB 1171 Hegar

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

Higher Education


SB 1172 West

Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure; authorizing a fee.

Criminal Justice


SB 1173 West

Relating to procedures for the sentencing and placement on community supervision of defendants charged with the commission of a state jail felony.

Criminal Justice


SB 1174 Deuell

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

Health & Human Services


SB 1175 Deuell

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

Health & Human Services


SB 1176 Deuell

Relating to the regulation of medical waste.

Health & Human Services


SB 1177 Deuell

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

Health & Human Services


SB 1178 Deuell

Relating to training for public school educators in identifying mental health and suicide risks among students.

Education


SB 1179 Deuell

Relating to a reduction in the mixed beverage tax for certain venues that present live music; authorizing a fee.

Finance


SB 1180 Van de Putte

Relating to licensing requirements of newly constructed assisted living facilities.

Health & Human Services


SB 1181 Van de Putte

Relating to the creation of a permit to allow alcoholic beverage wholesalers to store alcoholic beverages at certain auxiliary locations; providing for a permitting fee.

Business & Commerce


SB 1182 Van de Putte

Relating to the sale by an alcoholic beverage wholesaler of equipment, fixtures, or supplies used in the selling or dispensing of distilled spirits.

Business & Commerce


SB 1183 Huffman

Relating to testing of a juvenile for a sexually transmitted disease or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) upon the filing of a petition alleging delinquent conduct.

Criminal Justice


SB 1184 Huffman

Relating to the presentation of a statement by a victim, close relative of a deceased victim, or guardian of a victim after the conclusion of a juvenile disposition hearing.

Criminal Justice


SB 1185 Huffman

Relating to the creation of a mental health jail diversion pilot program.

Criminal Justice


SB 1186 Huffman

Relating to the use by a medical examiner of certain medical waste and autopsy records.

Health & Human Services


SB 1187 Huffman

Relating to the determination of incompetency in criminal cases.

Criminal Justice


SB 1188 Huffman

Relating to a study on the use of certain credit management agreements by state agencies and political subdivisions.

Finance


SB 1189 Huffman

Relating to the disposition of certain firearms seized by a law enforcement agency.

Criminal Justice


SB 1190 Davis

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

Criminal Justice


SB 1191 Davis

Relating to the care provided to a sexual assault survivor by a health care facility.

Criminal Justice


SB 1192 Davis

Relating to the rights of certain victims of sexual assault.

Criminal Justice


SB 1193 Campbell

Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the regulation of certain persons licensed by the board.

Jurisprudence


SB 1194 Campbell

Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent.

Jurisprudence


SB 1195 Ellis

Relating to a contract for the acquisition of goods or services to which The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is a party.

Government Organization


SB 1196 Taylor

Relating to the applicability of the insurance laws of this state to certain conduct.

Business & Commerce


SB 1197 Taylor

Relating to requirements of exclusive provider and preferred provider benefit plans.

State Affairs


SB 1198 Taylor

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

Health & Human Services


SB 1199 Van de Putte

Relating to development of a pilot program of the Texas Veterans Commission to designate municipalities as Veteran and Military Friendly Cities.

Veteran Affairs & Military Installations


SB 1200 Van de Putte

Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission.

Veteran Affairs & Military Installations


SB 1201 Patrick

Relating to ad valorem tax lien transfers.

Business & Commerce


SB 1202 West

Relating to an order to conduct mediation following an application for expedited judicial foreclosure proceedings.

Jurisprudence


SB 1203 Duncan

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

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1204 Hegar

Relating to the qualifications of certain electric generation projects for programs designed to encourage the capture and utilization of carbon dioxide for use in enhanced oil recovery.

Natural Resources


SB 1205 Van de Putte

Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty.

State Affairs


SB 1206 Van de Putte

Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency.

Criminal Justice


SB 1207 Van de Putte

Relating to parking near the State Capitol for a state employee whose presence at the Capitol is requested by a member of the legislature.

Government Organization


SB 1208 Zaffirini

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

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security


SB 1209 Fraser

Relating to reporting and information availability requirements for persons impounding, diverting, or otherwise using state water; providing a penalty.

Natural Resources


SB 1210 Zaffirini

Relating to conditions on the receipt of tuition and fee exemptions and waivers at public institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 1211 West

Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to an offense for which the person received a discharge and dismissal after successfully completing a term of deferred adjudication community supervision.

Criminal Justice


SB 1212 Estes

Relating to the applicability of certain provisions concerning the transfer of exotic species to certain transfers of water that supply populous areas.

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security


SB 1213 Patrick

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

Economic Development


SB 1214 Schwertner

Relating to certain economic development programs administered by the Department of Agriculture.

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security


SB 1215 Schwertner

Relating to meetings of the Medicaid and Public Assistance Fraud Oversight Task Force.

Health & Human Services


SB 1577 Fraser

Relating to the election of directors of certain electric cooperatives.

Business & Commerce