Bills Referred Today for 4/15/2013



April 15, 2013

Committee referral on the following:

SJR 65 Seliger

Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a transportation infrastructure fund to assist counties in this state in the construction, reconstruction, or maintenance of transportation infrastructure that is intended to alleviate degradation caused by the exploration, development, or production of oil or gas.


SB 1854 Hegar

Relating to certain project powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 7; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1889 Eltife

Relating to the transport of a mental health patient who is not a resident of this state.

Health & Human Services

SB 1890 Hinojosa

Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3.

Intergovernmental Relations

HJR 71 Thompson, Senfronia

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.

State Affairs

HB 829 Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to the governor's executive authority while traveling outside of the state.

State Affairs

HCR 43 Geren

Authorizing the lieutenant governor and speaker to appoint interim joint committees.