Bills Referred Today for 5/15/2013



May 15, 2013

Committee referral on the following:

HB 34 Menéndez/ Anchia/ Geren/ Walle

Relating to the consumption of alcoholic beverages on certain premises; providing a penalty and authorizing a fee.

Business & Commerce

HB 137 Raymond/ Miller, Rick

Relating to the information reported to the comptroller by a coin-operated machine license holder, the penalty for failure to report that information, the penalty for gambling promotion, and the prosecution of certain gambling offenses.

Criminal Justice

HB 194 Farias/ Ratliff/ Menéndez/ Guerra/ Collier/ et al.

Relating to considering ownership interests of certain disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting and to promoting state contract awards to historically underutilized businesses based on that ownership.

Government Organization

HB 334 Nevárez

Relating to the residency requirement for certain elective offices of certain political subdivisions.

State Affairs

HB 741 Walle/ Hernandez Luna/ Lucio III/ King, Susan

Relating to the right of a public employee to express breast milk in the workplace.

Health & Human Services

HB 988 Fletcher/ et al.

Relating to the definition of a lock for purposes of the regulation of certain private security companies and occupations.

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security

HB 1249 Nevárez/ Menéndez/ Farias/ et al.

Relating to the designation of portions of State Highway 17 and United States Highway 67 as the General Alfred Valenzuela Highway.


HB 1726 Bohac

Relating to shipping logistics and coordination services for state agencies.

Government Organization

HB 1773 Thompson, Ed/ Miller, Doug/ Raymond/ et al.

Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain related exclusions.

Business & Commerce

HB 2061 Murphy/ Deshotel/ Anchia/ Pitts/ Rodriguez, Eddie/ et al.

Relating to a tax credit for investment in certain communities; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing a fee.

Economic Development

HB 2150 Nevárez

Relating to the classification of exotic and nongame animals.

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security

HB 3433 Fletcher

Relating to the regulation of certain private security companies and occupations; creating an offense.

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security

HB 3509 Bonnen, Dennis/ Villalba

Relating to endangered species habitat conservation and to the creation of a committee to oversee and guide the state's coordinated response to federal actions regarding endangered species.

Natural Resources

HB 3552 Oliveira SP: Lucio

Relating to the release of extraterritorial jurisdiction by certain municipalities.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 3589 Gutierrez

Relating to the use of tax increment financing by certain municipalities.


HB 3660 Simmons

Relating to requiring the Texas Commission on Fire Protection to conduct a study and prepare a report on administrative attachment.

Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security