Pre-Filed Bills for 7/18/2017

PRE-FILED BILLS



Tuesday

July 18, 2017




SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS


SJR 6 Rodríguez/ Garcia/ Menéndez/ Watson/ West/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation unless the requirement is met.


SJR 7 Hinojosa

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of ad valorem taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property as a result of the addition to the appraisal roll of property or property value that was erroneously exempted in a prior year.


SJR 8 Buckingham

Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county.


SJR 9 Huffines

Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve as a member of the Texas Legislature.


SJR 10 Huffines

Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices.


SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS


SCR 1 Hall

Requesting a joint interim committee to study the security of the Texas electric grid.


SENATE BILLS


SB 4 Schwertner/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Burton/ et al.

Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.


SB 5 Hancock/ Bettencourt/ Buckingham/ Burton/ Estes/ et al.

Relating to the prevention of fraud in the conduct of an election; creating a criminal offense; increasing criminal penalties.


SB 7 Hughes/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Burton/ Campbell/ et al.

Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations.


SB 9 Hancock/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Burton/ et al.

Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations.


SB 11 Perry

Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders.


SB 12 Buckingham

Relating to limiting the applicability of municipal and county regulations affecting real property.


SB 13 Burton

Relating to the issuance of a permit by a political subdivision.


SB 14 Hall

Relating to a property owner's right to remove a tree or vegetation.


SB 15 Huffines/ Creighton/ Hall/ Hughes/ Perry/ et al.

Relating to prosecution of certain offenses involving and preemption of local regulation of the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.


SB 17 Kolkhorst/ Huffman/ Nelson

Relating to maternal health and safety, pregnancy-related deaths, and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression.


SB 20 Taylor, Van

Relating to the continuation and sunset review of certain governmental entities subject to abolishment on September 1, 2017.


SB 21 Nelson

Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee.


SB 22 Hall

Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program.


SB 23 Hall

Relating to prohibition of certain regulations by a county, municipality, or other political subdivision.


SB 24 Hall

Relating to protection of energy critical infrastructure.


SB 25 Hall

Relating to distracted driving; creating a criminal offense.


SB 26 Miles

Relating to the use of certain controlled substances by women who are pregnant or may become pregnant and the designation of neonatal abstinence syndrome from substance use as a reportable condition.


SB 27 Miles

Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Texas women's health program.


SB 28 Taylor, Van

Relating to certain governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.


SB 29 Huffman

Relating to a reporting requirement for certain incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking at certain public and private institutions of higher education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing administrative penalties.


SB 30 Menéndez

Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools; making an appropriation.


SB 31 Menéndez

Relating to requiring the board of trustees of each school district to create a nonvoting parent trustee position on the board.


SB 32 Menéndez

Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools.


SB 33 Menéndez/ Rodríguez

Relating to a school district assigning a mentor teacher to a new classroom teacher.


SB 34 Miles

Relating to an opportunity to correct a defect in an early voting ballot voted by mail and to the use of an application for an early voting ballot to change a voter's registration address within the county.


SB 35 Miles

Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for classroom teacher salary increases.


SB 36 Rodríguez

Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter.


SB 37 Rodríguez

Relating to stipends for certain public school teachers.


SB 38 Rodríguez/ Garcia/ Hinojosa/ Whitmire

Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense.


SB 39 Zaffirini

Relating to the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; creating a criminal offense.


SB 40 Rodríguez/ Garcia/ Menéndez/ Watson/ West/ et al.

Relating to the public school finance system.


SB 41 Rodríguez/ Garcia/ Menéndez/ Watson/ West/ et al.

Relating to the bilingual education allotment provided under the public school finance system.


SB 42 Menéndez/ Garcia/ Hinojosa/ Lucio/ Miles/ et al.

Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law.


SB 43 Zaffirini

Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression.


SB 44 Rodríguez

Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs.


SB 45 Rodríguez

Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain essential health benefits.


SB 46 Hinojosa

Relating to the effect of a sale of property on the tax lien on the property to secure the payment of taxes, penalties, and interest imposed on the property as a result of the addition to the appraisal roll of property or appraised value that was erroneously exempted in a prior year.


SB 47 Schwertner

Relating to performance bonds for certain public improvements in certain municipalities.


SB 48 Schwertner/ Buckingham/ Seliger

Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation.


SB 49 Schwertner/ Buckingham/ Burton/ Hinojosa/ Seliger/ et al.

Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use.


SB 50 Buckingham

Relating to the authority of an appraisal review board to determine the appraised value of property that is the subject of a protest to be an amount greater than the appraised value as shown in the appraisal records.


SB 51 Buckingham

Relating to election of professional staff representatives to certain school district planning and decision-making committees.


SB 52 Huffines

Relating to a supermajority requirement for an election authorizing the issuance of bonds issued by a political subdivision.


SB 53 Huffines

Relating to the participation of a charitable organization that facilitates the procurement of an elective abortion in the state employee charitable campaign.


SB 54 Huffines

Relating to the award of court costs and attorney's fees in certain actions challenging an order, ordinance, or similar measure of certain political subdivisions or the failure of an officer of certain political subdivisions to perform certain actions.


SB 55 Huffines

Relating to procedures for certain municipalities to adopt or amend a national model building code.


SB 56 Huffines

Relating to the disclosure of records produced in the course of an investigation related to educator misconduct.


SB 57 Huffines

Relating to the Internet broadcast of certain open meetings.


SB 58 Huffines

Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections and the imposition of replacement fees.