S.B. No. 1488
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to nonsubstantive additions to, revisions of, 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 84th Legislature to other
  Acts of that legislature.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
  ARTICLE 1.  GENERAL PROVISIONS
         SECTION 1.001.  This Act is enacted as part of the state's
  continuing statutory revision program under Chapter 323,
  Government Code. This Act is a revision for purposes of Section 43,
  Article III, Texas Constitution, and has the purposes of:
               (1)  codifying without substantive change or providing
  for other appropriate disposition of various statutes that were
  omitted from enacted codes;
               (2)  conforming codifications enacted by the 84th
  Legislature to other Acts of that legislature that amended the laws
  codified or added new law to subject matter codified;
               (3)  revising without substantive change provisions in
  enacted codes;
               (4)  making necessary corrections to enacted codes; and
               (5)  renumbering or otherwise redesignating titles,
  chapters, and sections of codes that duplicate title, chapter, or
  section designations.
         SECTION 1.002.  (a)  The repeal of a statute by this Act does
  not affect an amendment, revision, or reenactment of the statute by
  the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017. The amendment,
  revision, or reenactment is preserved and given effect as part of
  the code provision that revised the statute so amended, revised, or
  reenacted.
         (b)  If any provision of this Act conflicts with a statute
  enacted by the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017, the statute
  controls.
         SECTION 1.003.  (a)  A transition or saving provision of a
  law codified by this Act applies to the codified law to the same
  extent as it applied to the original law.
         (b)  The repeal of a transition or saving provision by this
  Act does not affect the application of the provision to the codified
  law.
         (c)  In this section, "transition provision" includes any
  temporary provision providing for a special situation in the
  transition period between the existing law and the establishment or
  implementation of the new law.
         SECTION 1.004.  (a)  The repeal of a law, including a
  validating law, by this Act does not remove, void, or otherwise
  affect in any manner a validation under the repealed law. The
  validation is preserved and continues to have the same effect that
  it would have if the law were not repealed.
         (b)  Subsection (a) of this section does not diminish the
  saving provisions prescribed by Section 311.031, Government Code.
  ARTICLE 2.  CHANGES RELATING TO AGRICULTURE CODE
         SECTION 2.001.  The heading to Chapter 47, Agriculture Code,
  is amended to conform to Section 2, Chapter 965 (H.B. 1903), Acts of
  the 83rd Legislature, Regular Session, 2013, to read as follows:
  CHAPTER 47. TEXAS [OYSTER AND] SHRIMP MARKETING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
         SECTION 2.002.  The heading to Subchapter B, Chapter 47,
  Agriculture Code, is repealed to conform to Section 2, Chapter 965
  (H.B. 1903), Acts of the 83rd Legislature, Regular Session, 2013.
         SECTION 2.003.  Section 47.051, Agriculture Code, is amended
  to conform to Section 2, Chapter 965 (H.B. 1903), Acts of the 83rd
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2013, to read as follows:
         Sec. 47.051.  DEFINITIONS. In this chapter [subchapter]:
               (1)  "Advisory committee" means the shrimp advisory
  committee.
               (2)  "Coastal waters" means all the salt water of the
  state, including the portion of the Gulf of Mexico that is within
  the jurisdiction of the state.
               (3)  "Program" means the Texas shrimp marketing
  assistance program.
               (4)  "Shrimp marketing account" means the account in
  the general revenue fund established under Section 77.002(b), Parks
  and Wildlife Code.
               (5)  "Texas-produced shrimp" means wild-caught shrimp
  commercially harvested from coastal waters by a shrimp boat
  licensed by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
         SECTION 2.004.  Section 47.053(a), Agriculture Code, is
  amended to conform to Section 2, Chapter 965 (H.B. 1903), Acts of
  the 83rd Legislature, Regular Session, 2013, to read as follows:
         (a)  The commissioner shall appoint a shrimp advisory
  committee to assist the commissioner in implementing the program
  established under this chapter [subchapter] and in the expenditure
  of funds appropriated for the purpose of this chapter [subchapter].
         SECTION 2.005.  Section 50D.021(e), Agriculture Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (e)  Subject to Section 50D.026, the research committee is
  subject to Chapters 551 and 2001, Government Code.
  ARTICLE 3.  CHANGES RELATING TO BUSINESS & COMMERCE CODE
         SECTION 3.001.  Section 17.46(b), Business & Commerce Code,
  as amended by Chapters 1023 (H.B. 1265) and 1080 (H.B. 2573), Acts
  of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
         (b)  Except as provided in Subsection (d) of this section,
  the term "false, misleading, or deceptive acts or practices"
  includes, but is not limited to, the following acts:
               (1)  passing off goods or services as those of another;
               (2)  causing confusion or misunderstanding as to the
  source, sponsorship, approval, or certification of goods or
  services;
               (3)  causing confusion or misunderstanding as to
  affiliation, connection, or association with, or certification by,
  another;
               (4)  using deceptive representations or designations
  of geographic origin in connection with goods or services;
               (5)  representing that goods or services have
  sponsorship, approval, characteristics, ingredients, uses,
  benefits, or quantities which they do not have or that a person has
  a sponsorship, approval, status, affiliation, or connection which
  the person does not;
               (6)  representing that goods are original or new if
  they are deteriorated, reconditioned, reclaimed, used, or
  secondhand;
               (7)  representing that goods or services are of a
  particular standard, quality, or grade, or that goods are of a
  particular style or model, if they are of another;
               (8)  disparaging the goods, services, or business of
  another by false or misleading representation of facts;
               (9)  advertising goods or services with intent not to
  sell them as advertised;
               (10)  advertising goods or services with intent not to
  supply a reasonable expectable public demand, unless the
  advertisements disclosed a limitation of quantity;
               (11)  making false or misleading statements of fact
  concerning the reasons for, existence of, or amount of price
  reductions;
               (12)  representing that an agreement confers or
  involves rights, remedies, or obligations which it does not have or
  involve, or which are prohibited by law;
               (13)  knowingly making false or misleading statements
  of fact concerning the need for parts, replacement, or repair
  service;
               (14)  misrepresenting the authority of a salesman,
  representative or agent to negotiate the final terms of a consumer
  transaction;
               (15)  basing a charge for the repair of any item in
  whole or in part on a guaranty or warranty instead of on the value of
  the actual repairs made or work to be performed on the item without
  stating separately the charges for the work and the charge for the
  warranty or guaranty, if any;
               (16)  disconnecting, turning back, or resetting the
  odometer of any motor vehicle so as to reduce the number of miles
  indicated on the odometer gauge;
               (17)  advertising of any sale by fraudulently
  representing that a person is going out of business;
               (18)  advertising, selling, or distributing a card
  which purports to be a prescription drug identification card issued
  under Section 4151.152, Insurance Code, in accordance with rules
  adopted by the commissioner of insurance, which offers a discount
  on the purchase of health care goods or services from a third party
  provider, and which is not evidence of insurance coverage, unless:
                     (A)  the discount is authorized under an agreement
  between the seller of the card and the provider of those goods and
  services or the discount or card is offered to members of the
  seller;
                     (B)  the seller does not represent that the card
  provides insurance coverage of any kind; and
                     (C)  the discount is not false, misleading, or
  deceptive;
               (19)  using or employing a chain referral sales plan in
  connection with the sale or offer to sell of goods, merchandise, or
  anything of value, which uses the sales technique, plan,
  arrangement, or agreement in which the buyer or prospective buyer
  is offered the opportunity to purchase merchandise or goods and in
  connection with the purchase receives the seller's promise or
  representation that the buyer shall have the right to receive
  compensation or consideration in any form for furnishing to the
  seller the names of other prospective buyers if receipt of the
  compensation or consideration is contingent upon the occurrence of
  an event subsequent to the time the buyer purchases the merchandise
  or goods;
               (20)  representing that a guaranty or warranty confers
  or involves rights or remedies which it does not have or involve,
  provided, however, that nothing in this subchapter shall be
  construed to expand the implied warranty of merchantability as
  defined in Sections 2.314 through 2.318 and Sections 2A.212 through
  2A.216 to involve obligations in excess of those which are
  appropriate to the goods;
               (21)  promoting a pyramid promotional scheme, as
  defined by Section 17.461;
               (22)  representing that work or services have been
  performed on, or parts replaced in, goods when the work or services
  were not performed or the parts replaced;
               (23)  filing suit founded upon a written contractual
  obligation of and signed by the defendant to pay money arising out
  of or based on a consumer transaction for goods, services, loans, or
  extensions of credit intended primarily for personal, family,
  household, or agricultural use in any county other than in the
  county in which the defendant resides at the time of the
  commencement of the action or in the county in which the defendant
  in fact signed the contract; provided, however, that a violation of
  this subsection shall not occur where it is shown by the person
  filing such suit that the person neither knew or had reason to know
  that the county in which such suit was filed was neither the county
  in which the defendant resides at the commencement of the suit nor
  the county in which the defendant in fact signed the contract;
               (24)  failing to disclose information concerning goods
  or services which was known at the time of the transaction if such
  failure to disclose such information was intended to induce the
  consumer into a transaction into which the consumer would not have
  entered had the information been disclosed;
               (25)  using the term "corporation," "incorporated," or
  an abbreviation of either of those terms in the name of a business
  entity that is not incorporated under the laws of this state or
  another jurisdiction;
               (26)  selling, offering to sell, or illegally promoting
  an annuity contract under Chapter 22, Acts of the 57th Legislature,
  3rd Called Session, 1962 (Article 6228a-5, Vernon's Texas Civil
  Statutes), with the intent that the annuity contract will be the
  subject of a salary reduction agreement, as defined by that Act, if
  the annuity contract is not an eligible qualified investment under
  that Act or is not registered with the Teacher Retirement System of
  Texas as required by Section 8A of that Act;
               (27)  taking advantage of a disaster declared by the
  governor under Chapter 418, Government Code, by:
                     (A)  selling or leasing fuel, food, medicine, or
  another necessity at an exorbitant or excessive price; or
                     (B)  demanding an exorbitant or excessive price in
  connection with the sale or lease of fuel, food, medicine, or
  another necessity;
               (28)  using the translation into a foreign language of
  a title or other word, including "attorney," "lawyer," "licensed,"
  "notary," and "notary public," in any written or electronic
  material, including an advertisement, a business card, a
  letterhead, stationery, a website, or an online video, in reference
  to a person who is not an attorney in order to imply that the person
  is authorized to practice law in the United States;
               (29) [(28)]  delivering or distributing a solicitation
  in connection with a good or service that:
                     (A)  represents that the solicitation is sent on
  behalf of a governmental entity when it is not; or
                     (B)  resembles a governmental notice or form that
  represents or implies that a criminal penalty may be imposed if the
  recipient does not remit payment for the good or service;
               (30) [(29)]  delivering or distributing a solicitation
  in connection with a good or service that resembles a check or other
  negotiable instrument or invoice, unless the portion of the
  solicitation that resembles a check or other negotiable instrument
  or invoice includes the following notice, clearly and conspicuously
  printed in at least 18-point type:
         "SPECIMEN-NON-NEGOTIABLE";
               (31) [(30)]  in the production, sale, distribution, or
  promotion of a synthetic substance that produces and is intended to
  produce an effect when consumed or ingested similar to, or in excess
  of, the effect of a controlled substance or controlled substance
  analogue, as those terms are defined by Section 481.002, Health and
  Safety Code:
                     (A)  making a deceptive representation or
  designation about the synthetic substance; or
                     (B)  causing confusion or misunderstanding as to
  the effects the synthetic substance causes when consumed or
  ingested; or
               (32) [(31)]  a licensed public insurance adjuster
  directly or indirectly soliciting employment, as defined by Section
  38.01, Penal Code, for an attorney, or a licensed public insurance
  adjuster entering into a contract with an insured for the primary
  purpose of referring the insured to an attorney without the intent
  to actually perform the services customarily provided by a licensed
  public insurance adjuster, provided that this subdivision may not
  be construed to prohibit a licensed public insurance adjuster from
  recommending a particular attorney to an insured.
  ARTICLE 4.  CHANGES RELATING TO CIVIL PRACTICE AND REMEDIES CODE
         SECTION 4.001.  Section 91A.001, Civil Practice and Remedies
  Code, is amended to conform to changes made by Chapter 838 (S.B.
  202), Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read
  as follows:
         Sec. 91A.001.  DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:
               (1)  "Audiologist" means an individual licensed to
  practice audiology by the Texas Department of Licensing and
  Regulation [State Board of Examiners of Speech-Language Pathology
  and Audiology].
               (2)  "Speech-language pathologist" means an individual
  licensed to practice speech-language pathology by the Texas
  Department of Licensing and Regulation [State Board of Examiners
  for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology].
  ARTICLE 5.  CHANGES RELATING TO CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
         SECTION 5.001.  Articles 17.033(c) and (d), Code of Criminal
  Procedure, are amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (c)  On the filing of an application by the attorney
  representing the state, a magistrate may postpone the release of a
  person under Subsection (a)[, (a-1),] or (b) for not more than 72
  hours after the person's arrest. An application filed under this
  subsection must state the reason a magistrate has not determined
  whether probable cause exists to believe that the person committed
  the offense for which the person was arrested.
         (d)  The time limits imposed by Subsections (a)[, (a-1),] and
  (b) do not apply to a person arrested without a warrant who is taken
  to a hospital, clinic, or other medical facility before being taken
  before a magistrate under Article 15.17. For a person described by
  this subsection, the time limits imposed by Subsections (a)[,
  (a-1),] and (b) begin to run at the time, as documented in the
  records of the hospital, clinic, or other medical facility, that a
  physician or other medical professional releases the person from
  the hospital, clinic, or other medical facility.
         SECTION 5.002.  Article 45.0216(f), Code of Criminal
  Procedure, is amended to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (f)  The court shall order the conviction, together with all
  complaints, verdicts, sentences, and prosecutorial and law
  enforcement records, and any other documents relating to the
  offense, expunged from the person's record if the court finds that:
               (1)  for a person applying for the expunction of a
  conviction for an offense described by Section 8.07(a)(4) or (5),
  Penal Code, the person was not convicted of any other offense
  described by Section 8.07(a)(4) or (5), Penal Code, while the
  person was a child; and
               (2)  for a person applying for the expunction of a
  conviction for an offense described by Section 43.261, Penal Code,
  the person was not found to have engaged in conduct indicating a
  need for supervision described by Section 51.03(b)(6)
  [51.03(b)(7)], Family Code, while the person was a child.
         SECTION 5.003.  Article 56.021(d), Code of Criminal
  Procedure, as added by Chapter 1032 (H.B. 1447), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is repealed as duplicative of
  Article 56.021(d), Code of Criminal Procedure, as added by Chapter
  1153 (S.B. 630), Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session,
  2015.
  ARTICLE 6.  CHANGES RELATING TO EDUCATION CODE
         SECTION 6.001.  Section 25.007(b), Education Code, as
  amended by Chapters 746 (H.B. 1804), 822 (H.B. 3748), and 1206 (S.B.
  1494), Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is
  reenacted and amended to read as follows:
         (b)  In recognition of the challenges faced by students who
  are homeless or in substitute care, the agency shall assist the
  transition of students who are homeless or in substitute care from
  one school to another by:
               (1)  ensuring that school records for a student who is
  homeless or in substitute care are transferred to the student's new
  school not later than the 10th working day after the date the
  student begins enrollment at the school;
               (2)  developing systems to ease transition of a student
  who is homeless or in substitute care during the first two weeks of
  enrollment at a new school;
               (3)  developing procedures for awarding credit,
  including partial credit if appropriate, for course work, including
  electives, completed by a student who is homeless or in substitute
  care while enrolled at another school;
               (4)  promoting practices that facilitate access by a
  student who is homeless or in substitute care to extracurricular
  programs, summer programs, credit transfer services, electronic
  courses provided under Chapter 30A, and after-school tutoring
  programs at nominal or no cost;
               (5)  establishing procedures to lessen the adverse
  impact of the movement of a student who is homeless or in substitute
  care to a new school;
               (6)  entering into a memorandum of understanding with
  the Department of Family and Protective Services regarding the
  exchange of information as appropriate to facilitate the transition
  of students in substitute care from one school to another;
               (7)  encouraging school districts and open-enrollment
  charter schools to provide services for a student who is homeless or
  in substitute care in transition when applying for admission to
  postsecondary study and when seeking sources of funding for
  postsecondary study;
               (8)  requiring school districts, campuses, and
  open-enrollment charter schools to accept a referral for special
  education services made for a student who is homeless or in
  substitute care by a school previously attended by the student;
               (9)  requiring school districts, campuses, and
  open-enrollment charter schools to provide notice to the child's
  educational decision-maker and caseworker regarding events that
  may significantly impact the education of a child, including:
                     (A)  requests or referrals for an evaluation under
  Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. Section 794), or
  special education under Section 29.003;
                     (B)  admission, review, and dismissal committee
  meetings;
                     (C)  manifestation determination reviews required
  by Section 37.004(b);
                     (D)  any disciplinary actions under Chapter 37 for
  which parental notice is required;
                     (E)  citations issued for Class C misdemeanor
  offenses on school property or at school-sponsored activities;
                     (F)  reports of restraint and seclusion required
  by Section 37.0021; and
                     (G)  use of corporal punishment as provided by
  Section 37.0011;
               (10)  developing procedures for allowing a student who
  is homeless or in substitute care who was previously enrolled in a
  course required for graduation the opportunity, to the extent
  practicable, to complete the course, at no cost to the student,
  before the beginning of the next school year;
               (11)  ensuring that a student who is homeless or in
  substitute care who is not likely to receive a high school diploma
  before the fifth school year following the student's enrollment in
  grade nine, as determined by the district, has the student's course
  credit accrual and personal graduation plan reviewed;
               (12)  ensuring that a student in substitute care who is
  in grade 11 or 12 be provided information regarding tuition and fee
  exemptions under Section 54.366 for dual-credit or other courses
  provided by a public institution of higher education for which a
  high school student may earn joint high school and college credit;
  [and]
               (13)  designating at least one agency employee to act
  as a liaison officer regarding educational issues related to
  students in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and
  Protective Services; and
               (14) [(13)]  providing other assistance as identified
  by the agency.
         SECTION 6.002.  Section 26.002, Education Code, is amended
  to correct a reference to read as follows:
         Sec. 26.002.  DEFINITION. In this chapter, "parent"
  includes a person standing in parental relation. The term does not
  include a person as to whom the parent-child relationship has been
  terminated or a person not entitled to possession of or access to a
  child under a court order. Except as provided by federal law, all
  rights of a parent under Title 2 of this code and all educational
  rights under Section 151.001(a)(10) [151.003(a)(10)], Family Code,
  shall be exercised by a student who is 18 years of age or older or
  whose disabilities of minority have been removed for general
  purposes under Chapter 31, Family Code, unless the student has been
  determined to be incompetent or the student's rights have been
  otherwise restricted by a court order.
         SECTION 6.003.  Section 38.158(b), Education Code, is
  amended to conform to changes made by Chapter 838 (S.B. 202), Acts
  of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         (b)  The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation [State
  Health Services Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers] shall approve
  for athletic trainers training courses in the subject matter of
  concussions and shall maintain an updated list of individuals and
  organizations authorized by the board to provide the training.
         SECTION 6.004.  Sections 61.806(c) and (d), Education Code,
  as amended by Chapter 443 (S.B. 715), Acts of the 83rd Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2013, are repealed to conform to the repeal of
  Subchapter Q, Chapter 61, Education Code, by Chapter 1155 (S.B.
  215), Acts of the 83rd Legislature, Regular Session, 2013.
         SECTION 6.005.  Section 61.833(a), Education Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  In this section:[,]
               (1)  "Lower-division [lower-division] institution of
  higher education" means a public junior college, public state
  college, or public technical institute.[; and]
               (2)  "Reverse [reverse] transfer data sharing
  platform" means:
                     (A)  the National Student Clearinghouse; or
                     (B)  a similar national electronic data sharing
  and exchange platform operated by an agent of the institution that
  meets nationally accepted standards, conventions, and practices.
         SECTION 6.006.  Section 130.008(g), Education Code, as added
  by Chapter 1177 (S.B. 1004), Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2015, is redesignated as Section 130.008(g-1), Education
  Code, and amended to conform to the repeal of Section 130.008(f),
  Education Code, by Chapter 90 (H.B. 505), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         (g-1) [(g)]  A public junior college with a service area
  located wholly or partly in a county with a population of more than
  three million shall enter into an agreement with each school
  district located wholly or partly in a county with a population of
  more than three million to offer one or more courses as provided by
  this section. A student enrolled in a school district to which this
  subsection applies may enroll in a course at any junior college that
  has entered into an agreement with the district to offer the course
  under this subsection. [Subsection (f) does not apply to a student
  who seeks to enroll in a course under this subsection.]
         SECTION 6.007.  The heading to Chapter 143, Education Code,
  is repealed to conform to the repeal and redesignation of the
  provisions of that chapter by Chapter 1155 (S.B. 215), Acts of the
  83rd Legislature, Regular Session, 2013.
  ARTICLE 7.  CHANGES RELATING TO FAMILY CODE
         SECTION 7.001.  Subtitle E, Title 2, Family Code, as added by
  Chapters 612 (S.B. 822) and 1165 (S.B. 813), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted and amended to
  read as follows:
  SUBTITLE E. GENERAL PROVISIONS
  CHAPTER 47. GENERAL PROVISIONS
         Sec. 47.001.  APPLICABILITY OF DEFINITIONS. (a)  Except as
  provided by Subsection (b), the definitions in Chapter 101 apply to
  terms used in this title.
         (b)  If a term defined in this title has a meaning different
  from the meaning provided by Chapter 101, the meaning provided by
  this title prevails.
         Sec. 47.002.  APPLICABILITY OF LAWS RELATING TO ATTORNEYS AD
  LITEM, GUARDIANS AD LITEM, AND AMICUS ATTORNEYS.  Chapter 107
  applies to the appointment of an attorney ad litem, guardian ad
  litem, or amicus attorney under this title.
         Sec. 47.003 [47.001].  USE OF DIGITIZED SIGNATURE. (a)  A
  digitized signature on an original petition or application under
  this title or any other pleading or order in a proceeding under this
  title satisfies the requirements for and imposes the duties of
  signatories to pleadings, motions, and other papers identified
  under Rule 13, Texas Rules of Civil Procedure.
         (b)  A digitized signature under this section may be applied
  only by, and must remain under the sole control of, the person whose
  signature is represented.
         [(c)     In this section, "digitized signature" has the meaning
  assigned by Section 101.0096.]
         SECTION 7.002.  Section 51.03(b), Family Code, as amended by
  Chapters 935 (H.B. 2398), 944 (S.B. 206), and 1273 (S.B. 825), Acts
  of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
         (b)  Conduct indicating a need for supervision is:
               (1)  subject to Subsection (f), conduct, other than a
  traffic offense, that violates:
                     (A)  the penal laws of this state of the grade of
  misdemeanor that are punishable by fine only; or
                     (B)  the penal ordinances of any political
  subdivision of this state;
               (2)  the voluntary absence of a child from the child's
  home without the consent of the child's parent or guardian for a
  substantial length of time or without intent to return;
               (3)  conduct prohibited by city ordinance or by state
  law involving the inhalation of the fumes or vapors of paint and
  other protective coatings or glue and other adhesives and the
  volatile chemicals itemized in Section 485.001, Health and Safety
  Code;
               (4)  an act that violates a school district's
  previously communicated written standards of student conduct for
  which the child has been expelled under Section 37.007(c),
  Education Code;
               (5) [(6)]  notwithstanding Subsection (a)(1), conduct
  described by Section 43.02(a) or (b), Penal Code; or
               (6) [(7)]  notwithstanding Subsection (a)(1), conduct
  that violates Section 43.261, Penal Code.
         SECTION 7.003.  Section 51.13(e), Family Code, is amended to
  correct a reference to read as follows:
         (e)  A finding that a child engaged in conduct indicating a
  need for supervision as described by Section 51.03(b)(6)
  [51.03(b)(7)] is a conviction only for the purposes of Sections
  43.261(c) and (d), Penal Code.
         SECTION 7.004.  Section 54.0404(a), Family Code, is amended
  to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (a)  If a child is found to have engaged in conduct
  indicating a need for supervision described by Section 51.03(b)(6)
  [51.03(b)(7)], the juvenile court may enter an order requiring the
  child to attend and successfully complete an educational program
  described by Section 37.218, Education Code, or another equivalent
  educational program.
         SECTION 7.005.  Section 58.003(c-3), Family Code, is amended
  to correct a reference to read as follows:
         (c-3)  Notwithstanding Subsections (a) and (c) and subject
  to Subsection (b), a juvenile court, on the court's own motion and
  without a hearing, shall order the sealing of records concerning a
  child found to have engaged in conduct indicating a need for
  supervision described by Section 51.03(b)(5) [51.03(b)(6)] or
  taken into custody to determine whether the child engaged in
  conduct indicating a need for supervision described by Section
  51.03(b)(5) [51.03(b)(6)].  This subsection applies only to records
  related to conduct indicating a need for supervision described by
  Section 51.03(b)(5) [51.03(b)(6)].
         SECTION 7.006.  Section 261.3023, Family Code, as amended by
  Chapters 1056 (H.B. 2053) and 1202 (S.B. 1406), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted and amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 261.3023.  LAW ENFORCEMENT RESPONSE TO CHILD SAFETY
  CHECK ALERT. If a law enforcement officer encounters a child or
  other person [, including a child,] listed on the Texas Crime
  Information Center's child safety check alert list, the law
  enforcement officer shall follow the procedures described by
  Article 2.272, Code of Criminal Procedure.
         SECTION 7.007.  Section 261.3024(a), Family Code, as amended
  by Chapters 1056 (H.B. 2053) and 1202 (S.B. 1406), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         (a)  A law enforcement officer who locates a child listed on
  the Texas Crime Information Center's child safety check alert list
  shall report that the child has been located in the manner
  prescribed by Article 2.272, Code of Criminal Procedure.
         SECTION 7.008.  Section 262.353(d), Family Code, as amended
  by Chapters 837 (S.B. 200) and 946 (S.B. 277), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is repealed to conform to the
  repeal of Section 262.353, Family Code, by Chapter 432 (S.B. 1889),
  Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
         SECTION 7.009.  (a)  Section 263.306(a-1), Family Code, is
  amended to conform to the amendment of Section 263.306(a), Family
  Code, by Chapter 697 (H.B. 825), Acts of the 84th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         (a-1)  At each permanency hearing before a final order is
  rendered, the court shall:
               (1)  identify all persons and parties present at the
  hearing;
               (2)  review the efforts of the department or other
  agency in:
                     (A)  locating and requesting service of citation
  on all persons entitled to service of citation under Section
  102.009; and
                     (B)  obtaining the assistance of a parent in
  providing information necessary to locate an absent parent, alleged
  father, or relative of the child;
               (3)  ask all parties present whether the child or the
  child's family has a Native American heritage and identify any
  Native American tribe with which the child may be associated;
               (4)  review the extent of the parties' compliance with
  temporary orders and the service plan and the extent to which
  progress has been made toward alleviating or mitigating the causes
  necessitating the placement of the child in foster care;
               (5) [(4)]  review the permanency progress report to
  determine:
                     (A)  the safety and well-being of the child and
  whether the child's needs, including any medical or special needs,
  are being adequately addressed;
                     (B)  the continuing necessity and appropriateness
  of the placement of the child, including with respect to a child who
  has been placed outside of this state, whether the placement
  continues to be in the best interest of the child;
                     (C)  the appropriateness of the primary and
  alternative permanency goals for the child developed in accordance
  with department rule and whether the department has made reasonable
  efforts to finalize the permanency plan, including the concurrent
  permanency goals, in effect for the child;
                     (D)  whether the child has been provided the
  opportunity, in a developmentally appropriate manner, to express
  the child's opinion on any medical care provided;
                     (E)  for a child receiving psychotropic
  medication, whether the child:
                           (i)  has been provided appropriate
  nonpharmacological interventions, therapies, or strategies to meet
  the child's needs; or
                           (ii)  has been seen by the prescribing
  physician, physician assistant, or advanced practice nurse at least
  once every 90 days;
                     (F)  whether an education decision-maker for the
  child has been identified, the child's education needs and goals
  have been identified and addressed, and there have been major
  changes in the child's school performance or there have been
  serious disciplinary events;
                     (G)  for a child 14 years of age or older, whether
  services that are needed to assist the child in transitioning from
  substitute care to independent living are available in the child's
  community; and
                     (H)  for a child whose permanency goal is another
  planned permanent living arrangement:
                           (i)  the desired permanency outcome for the
  child, by asking the child; and
                           (ii)  whether, as of the date of the hearing,
  another planned permanent living arrangement is the best permanency
  plan for the child and, if so, provide compelling reasons why it
  continues to not be in the best interest of the child to:
                                 (a)  return home;
                                 (b)  be placed for adoption;
                                 (c)  be placed with a legal guardian;
  or
                                 (d)  be placed with a fit and willing
  relative;
               (6) [(5)]  determine whether to return the child to the
  child's parents if the child's parents are willing and able to
  provide the child with a safe environment and the return of the
  child is in the child's best interest;
               (7) [(6)]  estimate a likely date by which the child
  may be returned to and safely maintained in the child's home, placed
  for adoption, or placed in permanent managing conservatorship; and
               (8) [(7)]  announce in open court the dismissal date
  and the date of any upcoming hearings.
         (b)  Section 263.306(c), Family Code, is amended to conform
  to the amendment of Section 263.306, Family Code, by Chapter 944
  (S.B. 206), Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to
  read as follows:
         (c)  In addition to the requirements of Subsection (a-1)
  [(a)], at each permanency hearing before a final order is rendered
  the court shall review the department's efforts to ensure that the
  child has regular, ongoing opportunities to engage in
  age-appropriate normalcy activities, including activities not
  listed in the child's service plan.
         (c)  Section 263.306(a), Family Code, is repealed to conform
  to the repeal of Section 263.306(a), Family Code, by Chapter 944
  (S.B. 206), Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
         SECTION 7.010.  Section 264.017, Family Code, as added by
  Chapter 713 (H.B. 1217), Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2015, is repealed as duplicative of Section 264.017,
  Family Code, as added by Chapter 944 (S.B. 206), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
         SECTION 7.011.  Section 264.304(c), Family Code, as amended
  by Chapter 935 (H.B. 2398), Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2015, is repealed to conform to the repeal of Section
  264.304, Family Code, by Chapter 944 (S.B. 206), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
  ARTICLE 8.  CHANGES RELATING TO GOVERNMENT CODE
  PART A.  GENERAL CHANGES
         SECTION 8.001.  Section 126.001(b), Government Code, as
  transferred and redesignated from Section 169A.001, Health and
  Safety Code, by Chapters 604 (S.B. 536) and 1236 (S.B. 1296), Acts
  of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, and as amended by
  Chapters 604 (S.B. 536), 770 (H.B. 2299), and 1279 (S.B. 1902), Acts
  of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
         (b)  If a defendant successfully completes a commercially
  sexually exploited persons court program, regardless of whether the
  defendant was convicted of the offense for which the defendant
  entered the program or whether the court deferred further
  proceedings without entering an adjudication of guilt, after notice
  to the state and a hearing on whether the defendant is otherwise
  entitled to the petition, including whether the required time has
  elapsed, and whether issuance of the order is in the best interest
  of justice, the court shall enter an order of nondisclosure of
  criminal history record information under Subchapter E-1, Chapter
  411, as if the defendant had received a discharge and dismissal
  under Article 42A.111, Code of Criminal Procedure, with respect to
  all records and files related to the defendant's arrest for the
  offense for which the defendant entered the program.
         SECTION 8.002.  Section 126.002(a), Government Code, as
  transferred and redesignated from Section 169A.002, Health and
  Safety Code, by Chapters 604 (S.B. 536) and 1236 (S.B. 1296), Acts
  of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, and as amended by
  Chapters 604 (S.B. 536) and 1273 (S.B. 825), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         (a)  The commissioners court of a county or governing body of
  a municipality may establish a commercially sexually exploited
  persons court program for defendants charged with an offense under
  Section 43.02(a), Penal Code.
         SECTION 8.003.  Section 402.035(c), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 146 (H.B. 188), 332 (H.B. 10), and 734 (H.B.
  1549), Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is
  reenacted and amended to read as follows:
         (c)  The task force is composed of the following:
               (1)  the governor or the governor's designee;
               (2)  the attorney general or the attorney general's
  designee;
               (3)  the executive commissioner of the Health and Human
  Services Commission or the executive commissioner's designee;
               (4)  the commissioner of the Department of Family and
  Protective Services or the commissioner's designee;
               (5)  the commissioner of the Department of State Health
  Services or the commissioner's designee;
               (6)  the public safety director of the Department of
  Public Safety or the director's designee;
               (7)  one representative from each of the following
  state agencies, appointed by the chief administrative officer of
  the respective agency:
                     (A)  the Texas Workforce Commission;
                     (B)  the Texas Department of Criminal Justice;
                     (C)  the Texas Juvenile Justice Department;
                     (D)  the Texas Education Agency;
                     (E) [(D)]  the Texas Alcoholic Beverage
  Commission;
                     (F)  the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department; and
                     (G)  the Supreme Court of Texas Permanent Judicial
  Commission for Children, Youth and Families; and
               (8)  as appointed by the attorney general:
                     (A)  a chief public defender employed by a public
  defender's office, as defined by Article 26.044(a), Code of
  Criminal Procedure, or an attorney designated by the chief public
  defender;
                     (B)  an attorney representing the state;
                     (C)  a representative of:
                           (i)  a hotel and motel association;
                           (ii)  a district and county attorneys
  association;
                           (iii)  a state police association; and
                           (iv)  a statewide medical association;
                     (D)  representatives of sheriff's departments;
                     (E)  representatives of local law enforcement
  agencies affected by human trafficking; and
                     (F)  representatives of nongovernmental entities
  making comprehensive efforts to combat human trafficking by:
                           (i)  identifying human trafficking victims;
                           (ii)  providing legal or other services to
  human trafficking victims;
                           (iii)  participating in community outreach
  or public awareness efforts regarding human trafficking;
                           (iv)  providing or developing training
  regarding the prevention of human trafficking; or
                           (v)  engaging in other activities designed
  to prevent human trafficking.
         SECTION 8.004.  Section 402.035(d), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 146 (H.B. 188) and 332 (H.B. 10), Acts of the
  84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted and amended
  to read as follows:
         (d)  The task force shall:
               (1)  collaborate, as needed to fulfill the duties of
  the task force, with:
                     (A)  United States attorneys' offices [Attorneys'
  Offices] for all of the federal districts of Texas; and
                     (B)  special agents or customs and border
  protection officers and border patrol agents of:
                           (i)  the Federal Bureau of Investigation;
                           (ii)  the United States Drug Enforcement
  Administration;
                           (iii)  the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,
  Firearms and Explosives;
                           (iv)  United States Immigration and Customs
  Enforcement; or
                           (v)  the United States Department of
  Homeland Security;
               (2)  collect, organize, and periodically publish
  statistical data on the nature and extent of human trafficking in
  this state, including data described by Subdivisions (4)(A), (B),
  (C), (D), and (E);
               (3)  solicit cooperation and assistance from state and
  local governmental agencies, political subdivisions of the state,
  nongovernmental organizations, and other persons, as appropriate,
  for the purpose of collecting and organizing statistical data under
  Subdivision (2);
               (4)  ensure that each state or local governmental
  agency and political subdivision of the state and each state or
  local law enforcement agency, district attorney, or county attorney
  that assists in the prevention of human trafficking collects
  statistical data related to human trafficking, including, as
  appropriate:
                     (A)  the number of investigations concerning,
  arrests and prosecutions for, and convictions of:
                           (i)  the offense of trafficking of persons;
                           (ii)  the offense of forgery or an offense
  under Chapter 43, Penal Code, if the offense was committed as part
  of a criminal episode involving the trafficking of persons; and
                           (iii)  an offense punishable under Section
  43.02(c)(3), Penal Code, regardless of whether the offense was
  committed as part of a criminal episode involving the trafficking
  of persons;
                     (B)  demographic information on persons who are
  convicted of offenses described by Paragraph (A) and persons who
  are the victims of those offenses;
                     (C)  geographic routes by which human trafficking
  victims are trafficked, including routes by which victims are
  trafficked across this state's international border, and
  geographic patterns in human trafficking, including the country or
  state of origin and the country or state of destination;
                     (D)  means of transportation and methods used by
  persons who engage in trafficking to transport their victims; and
                     (E)  social and economic factors that create a
  demand for the labor or services that victims of human trafficking
  are forced to provide;
               (5)  work with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement
  to develop and conduct training for law enforcement personnel,
  victim service providers, and medical service providers to identify
  victims of human trafficking;
               (6)  work with the Texas Education Agency, the
  Department of Family and Protective Services, and the Health and
  Human Services Commission to:
                     (A)  develop a list of key indicators that a
  person is a victim of human trafficking;
                     (B)  develop a standardized curriculum for
  training doctors, nurses, emergency medical services personnel,
  teachers, school counselors, school administrators, and personnel
  from the Department of Family and Protective Services and the
  Health and Human Services Commission to identify and assist victims
  of human trafficking;
                     (C)  train doctors, nurses, emergency medical
  services personnel, teachers, school counselors, school
  administrators, and personnel from the Department of Family and
  Protective Services and the Health and Human Services Commission to
  identify and assist victims of human trafficking;
                     (D)  develop and conduct training for personnel
  from the Department of Family and Protective Services and the
  Health and Human Services Commission on methods for identifying
  children in foster care who may be at risk of becoming victims of
  human trafficking; and
                     (E)  develop a process for referring identified
  human trafficking victims and individuals at risk of becoming
  victims to appropriate entities for services;
               (7)  on the request of a judge of a county court, county
  court at law, or district court or a county attorney, district
  attorney, or criminal district attorney, assist and train the judge
  or the judge's staff or the attorney or the attorney's staff in the
  recognition and prevention of human trafficking;
               (8)  examine training protocols related to human
  trafficking issues, as developed and implemented by federal, state,
  and local law enforcement agencies;
               (9)  collaborate with state and local governmental
  agencies, political subdivisions of the state, and nongovernmental
  organizations to implement a media awareness campaign in
  communities affected by human trafficking;
               (10)  develop recommendations on how to strengthen
  state and local efforts to prevent human trafficking, protect and
  assist human trafficking victims, curb markets and other economic
  avenues that facilitate human trafficking and investigate and
  prosecute human trafficking offenders;
               (11)  examine the extent to which human trafficking is
  associated with the operation of sexually oriented businesses, as
  defined by Section 243.002, Local Government Code, and the
  workplace or public health concerns that are created by the
  association of human trafficking and the operation of sexually
  oriented businesses; [and]
               (12)  develop recommendations for addressing the
  demand for forced labor or services or sexual conduct involving
  victims of human trafficking, including recommendations for
  increased penalties for individuals who engage or attempt to engage
  in prostitution with victims younger than 18 years of age; and
               (13) [(12)]  identify and report to the governor and
  legislature on laws, licensure requirements, or other regulations
  that can be passed at the state and local level to curb trafficking
  using the Internet and in sexually oriented businesses.
         SECTION 8.005.  Section 411.122(d), Government Code, is
  amended to conform to changes made by Chapter 838 (S.B. 202), Acts
  of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         (d)  The following state agencies are subject to this
  section:
               (1)  Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification
  Board;
               (2)  Texas Board of Architectural Examiners;
               (3)  Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners;
               (4)  State Board of Dental Examiners;
               (5)  Texas Board of Professional Engineers;
               (6)  Texas Funeral Service Commission;
               (7)  Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists;
               (8)  Department of State Health Services, except as
  provided by Section 411.110, and agencies attached to the
  department, including:
                     (A)  [Texas State Board of Examiners of
  Dietitians;
                     [(B)]  Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage
  and Family Therapists;
                     (B) [(C)  Midwifery Board;
                     [(D)     Texas State Perfusionist Advisory
  Committee;
                     [(E)]  Texas State Board of Examiners of
  Professional Counselors; and
                     (C) [(F)]  Texas State Board of Social Worker
  Examiners;
                     [(G)     State Board of Examiners for
  Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology;
                     [(H)  Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers;
                     [(I)     State Committee of Examiners in the Fitting
  and Dispensing of Hearing Instruments;
                     [(J)     Texas Board of Licensure for Professional
  Medical Physicists; and
                     [(K)  Texas Board of Orthotics and Prosthetics;]
               (9)  Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying;
               (10)  Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation,
  except as provided by Section 411.093;
               (11)  Texas Commission on Environmental Quality;
               (12)  Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners;
               (13)  Texas Optometry Board;
               (14)  Texas State Board of Pharmacy;
               (15)  Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners;
               (16)  Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners;
               (17)  Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners;
               (18)  Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists;
               (19)  Texas Real Estate Commission;
               (20)  Texas Department of Transportation;
               (21)  State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners;
               (22)  Texas Department of Housing and Community
  Affairs;
               (23)  secretary of state;
               (24)  state fire marshal;
               (25)  Texas Education Agency;
               (26)  Department of Agriculture; and
               (27)  Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.
         SECTION 8.006.  Section 434.017(a), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 160 (H.B. 1584) and 821 (H.B. 3710), Acts of the
  84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted and amended
  to read as follows:
         (a)  The fund for veterans' assistance is a special fund in
  the state treasury outside the general revenue fund.  The fund is
  composed of:
               (1)  money transferred to the fund at the direction of
  the legislature;
               (2)  gifts and grants contributed to the fund;
               (3)  the earnings of the fund;
               (4)  money transferred to the fund from proceeds of the
  lottery game operated under Section 466.027 or transferred to the
  fund under Section 466.408(b);
               (5)  money deposited to the credit of the fund under
  Section 502.1746, Transportation Code;
               (6)  money deposited to the credit of the fund under
  Section 521.010, Transportation Code; [and]
               (7)  money deposited to the credit of the fund under
  Section 12.007, Parks and Wildlife Code; and
               (8) [(7)]  money deposited to the credit of the fund
  under Section 411.1741.
         SECTION 8.007.  Section 437.355(a), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 144 (H.B. 115) and 760 (H.B. 2108), Acts of the
  84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         (a)  The governor or adjutant general, if delegated the
  authority, may adopt policies and regulations relating to awarding:
               (1)  the Texas Purple Heart Medal, which shall be
  awarded to a service member who:
                     (A)  after September 11, 2001:
                           (i)  was inducted into federal service from
  the Texas National Guard; and
                           (ii)  meets the criteria for an award of the
  federal Purple Heart Medal; or
                     (B)  was wounded or killed at Fort Hood on
  November 5, 2009;
               (2)  the Texas Superior Service Medal, which shall be
  awarded to:
                     (A)  a service member of the Texas military forces
  who has:
                           (i)  completed 30 or more years of honorable
  state service or a combination of state and federal service; and
                           (ii)  continually demonstrated superior
  performance and service while assigned to key leadership positions
  demanding responsibility; or
                     (B)  a civilian who has contributed significant
  service to the Texas military forces;
               (3)  the Lone Star Distinguished Service Medal, which
  shall be awarded to a member of the military forces of this state,
  another state, or the United States for exceptionally outstanding
  achievement or service to this state in performance of a duty of
  great responsibility while serving with the Texas military forces
  for whom the department receives a letter of recommendation for
  award of the Lone Star Distinguished Service Medal that:
                     (A)  gives an account of the exceptional
  achievement or service; and
                     (B)  includes facts and photographs, and extracts
  from official documents to support and amplify the facts;
               (4)  the Texas Outstanding Service Medal, which shall
  be awarded to a service member of the military forces of this state,
  another state, or the United States who has performed service in a
  superior and clearly outstanding manner;
               (5)  the Texas Humanitarian Service Medal, which shall
  be awarded to a service member who:
                     (A)  does not meet the criteria for an award of the
  federal Humanitarian Service Medal;
                     (B)  is a member of the Texas military forces; and
                     (C)  while serving on state active duty or active
  duty under state authority in accordance with Title 32, United
  States Code, participates satisfactorily in defense support to a
  mission under civilian authority to protect life or property during
  or soon after a natural disaster or civil unrest in the state;
               (6)  the Texas Homeland Defense Service Medal, which
  shall be awarded to a service member of the Texas military forces
  who served:
                     (A)  on or after September 11, 2001;
                     (B)  on state active duty or active duty under
  state authority in accordance with Title 32, United States Code;
  and
                     (C)  satisfactorily in defense support to a
  mission in the state under civilian authority;
               (7)  the Federal Service Medal, which shall be awarded
  to a service member who was inducted into federal service from the
  Texas military forces between June 15, 1940, and January 1, 1946, or
  after June 1, 1950, if the service was for more than 90 days;
               (8)  the Texas Combat Service Ribbon, which shall be
  awarded to a service member of the Texas National Guard who served,
  after September 11, 2001, in a hostile fire zone as designated by
  the United States secretary of defense;
               (9)  the Texas Faithful Service Medal, which shall be
  awarded to a member of the Texas military forces who has completed
  five years of honorable service during which the service member has
  shown fidelity to duty, efficient service, and great loyalty to
  this state;
               (10)  the Texas Medal of Merit, which shall be awarded
  to a member of the military forces of this state, another state, or
  the United States who performs outstanding service or attains
  extraordinary achievement in behalf of the state or United States;
               (11)  the Texas State Guard Service Medal, which shall
  be awarded to a service member who completes three consecutive
  years of honorable service in the Texas State Guard during which the
  service member has shown fidelity to duty, efficient service, and
  great loyalty to this state;
               (12)  the Texas Desert Shield/Desert Storm Campaign
  Medal, which shall be awarded to a service member who was inducted
  into federal service from the Texas National Guard after August 1,
  1990, in support of Operation Desert Shield or Operation Desert
  Storm, without regard to the place that the service member was
  deployed while serving on active federal military duty;
               (13)  the Texas Iraqi Campaign Medal, which shall be
  awarded to a service member who was inducted into federal service
  from the Texas National Guard, without regard to the place that the
  service member was deployed while serving on active federal
  military duty, after:
                     (A)  March 19, 2003, in support of Operation Iraqi
  Freedom; or
                     (B)  August 31, 2010, in support of Operation New
  Dawn;
               (14)  the Texas Afghanistan Campaign Medal, which shall
  be awarded to a service member who was inducted into federal service
  from the Texas National Guard after October 6, 2001, in support of
  Operation Enduring Freedom, without regard to the place that the
  service member was deployed while serving on active federal
  military duty; and
               (15)  the Cold War Medal, which, subject to Subsection
  (c), shall be awarded to a member of the military forces of this
  state or the United States who:
                     (A)  served between September 2, 1945, and
  December 26, 1991; and
                     (B)  was a resident of this state at the time the
  service member entered military service.
         SECTION 8.008.  Section 511.009(a), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 281 (H.B. 875), 648 (H.B. 549), and 688 (H.B.
  634), Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is
  reenacted and amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The commission shall:
               (1)  adopt reasonable rules and procedures
  establishing minimum standards for the construction, equipment,
  maintenance, and operation of county jails;
               (2)  adopt reasonable rules and procedures
  establishing minimum standards for the custody, care, and treatment
  of prisoners;
               (3)  adopt reasonable rules establishing minimum
  standards for the number of jail supervisory personnel and for
  programs and services to meet the needs of prisoners;
               (4)  adopt reasonable rules and procedures
  establishing minimum requirements for programs of rehabilitation,
  education, and recreation in county jails;
               (5)  revise, amend, or change rules and procedures if
  necessary;
               (6)  provide to local government officials
  consultation on and technical assistance for county jails;
               (7)  review and comment on plans for the construction
  and major modification or renovation of county jails;
               (8)  require that the sheriff and commissioners of each
  county submit to the commission, on a form prescribed by the
  commission, an annual report on the conditions in each county jail
  within their jurisdiction, including all information necessary to
  determine compliance with state law, commission orders, and the
  rules adopted under this chapter;
               (9)  review the reports submitted under Subdivision (8)
  and require commission employees to inspect county jails regularly
  to ensure compliance with state law, commission orders, and rules
  and procedures adopted under this chapter;
               (10)  adopt a classification system to assist sheriffs
  and judges in determining which defendants are low-risk and
  consequently suitable participants in a county jail work release
  program under Article 42.034, Code of Criminal Procedure;
               (11)  adopt rules relating to requirements for
  segregation of classes of inmates and to capacities for county
  jails;
               (12)  require that the chief jailer of each municipal
  lockup submit to the commission, on a form prescribed by the
  commission, an annual report of persons under 17 years of age
  securely detained in the lockup, including all information
  necessary to determine compliance with state law concerning secure
  confinement of children in municipal lockups;
               (13)  at least annually determine whether each county
  jail is in compliance with the rules and procedures adopted under
  this chapter;
               (14)  require that the sheriff and commissioners court
  of each county submit to the commission, on a form prescribed by the
  commission, an annual report of persons under 17 years of age
  securely detained in the county jail, including all information
  necessary to determine compliance with state law concerning secure
  confinement of children in county jails;
               (15)  schedule announced and unannounced inspections
  of jails under the commission's jurisdiction using the risk
  assessment plan established under Section 511.0085 to guide the
  inspections process;
               (16)  adopt a policy for gathering and distributing to
  jails under the commission's jurisdiction information regarding:
                     (A)  common issues concerning jail
  administration;
                     (B)  examples of successful strategies for
  maintaining compliance with state law and the rules, standards, and
  procedures of the commission; and
                     (C)  solutions to operational challenges for
  jails;
               (17)  report to the Texas Correctional Office on
  Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments on a jail's compliance
  with Article 16.22, Code of Criminal Procedure;
               (18)  adopt reasonable rules and procedures
  establishing minimum requirements for jails to:
                     (A)  determine if a prisoner is pregnant; and
                     (B)  ensure that the jail's health services plan
  addresses medical and mental health care, including nutritional
  requirements, and any special housing or work assignment needs for
  persons who are confined in the jail and are known or determined to
  be pregnant;
               (19)  provide guidelines to sheriffs regarding
  contracts between a sheriff and another entity for the provision of
  food services to or the operation of a commissary in a jail under
  the commission's jurisdiction, including specific provisions
  regarding conflicts of interest and avoiding the appearance of
  impropriety; [and]
               (20)  adopt reasonable rules and procedures
  establishing minimum standards for prisoner visitation that
  provide each prisoner at a county jail with a minimum of two
  in-person, noncontact visitation periods per week of at least 20
  minutes duration each;
               (21) [(20)]  require the sheriff of each county to:
                     (A)  investigate and verify the veteran status of
  each prisoner by using data made available from the Veterans
  Reentry Search Service (VRSS) operated by the United States
  Department of Veterans Affairs or a similar service; and
                     (B)  use the data described by Paragraph (A) to
  assist prisoners who are veterans in applying for federal benefits
  or compensation for which the prisoners may be eligible under a
  program administered by the United States Department of Veterans
  Affairs; and
               (22) [(20)]  adopt reasonable rules and procedures
  regarding visitation of a prisoner at a county jail by a guardian,
  as defined by Section 1002.012, Estates Code, that:
                     (A)  allow visitation by a guardian to the same
  extent as the prisoner's next of kin, including placing the
  guardian on the prisoner's approved visitors list on the guardian's
  request and providing the guardian access to the prisoner during a
  facility's standard visitation hours if the prisoner is otherwise
  eligible to receive visitors; and
                     (B)  require the guardian to provide the sheriff
  with letters of guardianship issued as provided by Section
  1106.001, Estates Code, before being allowed to visit the prisoner.
         SECTION 8.009.  Section 531.012(a), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 837 (S.B. 200) and 946 (S.B. 277), Acts of the
  84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         (a)  The executive commissioner shall establish and maintain
  advisory committees to consider issues and solicit public input
  across all major areas of the health and human services system which
  may be from various geographic areas across the state, which may be
  done either in person or through teleconferencing centers,
  including relating to the following issues:
               (1)  Medicaid and other social services programs;
               (2)  managed care under Medicaid and the child health
  plan program;
               (3)  health care quality initiatives;
               (4)  aging;
               (5)  persons with disabilities, including persons with
  autism;
               (6)  rehabilitation, including for persons with brain
  injuries;
               (7)  children;
               (8)  public health;
               (9)  behavioral health;
               (10)  regulatory matters;
               (11)  protective services; and
               (12)  prevention efforts.
         SECTION 8.010.  Section 531.02112(c), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapter 1203 (S.B. 1455), Acts of the 84th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2015, is repealed to conform to the repeal of
  Section 531.02112, Government Code, by Chapter 837 (S.B. 200), Acts
  of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
         SECTION 8.011.  Section 531.0736(g), Government Code, as
  added by Chapter 946 (S.B. 277), Acts of the 84th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2015, is repealed as duplicative of Section
  531.0736(g), Government Code, as added by Chapter 837 (S.B. 200),
  Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
         SECTION 8.012.  Section 531.102(p), Government Code, as
  added by Chapter 837 (S.B. 200), Acts of the 84th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2015, is repealed as duplicative of Section
  531.102(v), Government Code.
         SECTION 8.013.  Section 533.00251(c), Government Code, as
  effective September 1, 2021, is amended to conform to Chapters 837
  (S.B. 200) and 946 (S.B. 277), Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         (c)  Subject to Section 533.0025 and notwithstanding any
  other law, the commission[, in consultation with the advisory
  committee,] shall provide benefits under Medicaid to recipients who
  reside in nursing facilities through the STAR + PLUS Medicaid
  managed care program. In implementing this subsection, the
  commission shall ensure:
               (1)  that a nursing facility is paid not later than the
  10th day after the date the facility submits a clean claim;
               (2)  the appropriate utilization of services
  consistent with criteria established by the commission;
               (3)  a reduction in the incidence of potentially
  preventable events and unnecessary institutionalizations;
               (4)  that a managed care organization providing
  services under the managed care program provides discharge
  planning, transitional care, and other education programs to
  physicians and hospitals regarding all available long-term care
  settings;
               (5)  that a managed care organization providing
  services under the managed care program:
                     (A)  assists in collecting applied income from
  recipients; and
                     (B)  provides payment incentives to nursing
  facility providers that reward reductions in preventable acute care
  costs and encourage transformative efforts in the delivery of
  nursing facility services, including efforts to promote a
  resident-centered care culture through facility design and
  services provided;
               (6)  the establishment of a portal that is in
  compliance with state and federal regulations, including standard
  coding requirements, through which nursing facility providers
  participating in the STAR + PLUS Medicaid managed care program may
  submit claims to any participating managed care organization;
               (7)  that rules and procedures relating to the
  certification and decertification of nursing facility beds under
  Medicaid are not affected;
               (8)  that a managed care organization providing
  services under the managed care program, to the greatest extent
  possible, offers nursing facility providers access to:
                     (A)  acute care professionals; and
                     (B)  telemedicine, when feasible and in
  accordance with state law, including rules adopted by the Texas
  Medical Board; and
               (9)  that the commission approves the staff rate
  enhancement methodology for the staff rate enhancement paid to a
  nursing facility that qualifies for the enhancement under the
  managed care program.
         SECTION 8.014.  Section 2165.007(b), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 247 (S.B. 836) and 932 (H.B. 2206), Acts of the
  84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         (b)  Notwithstanding any other law, the commission shall
  provide facilities management services in relation to all state
  agency facilities in Travis County or a county adjacent to Travis
  County.  The commission's duty does not apply to:
               (1)  a facility owned or operated by an institution of
  higher education;
               (2)  military facilities;
               (3)  facilities owned or operated by the Texas
  Department of Criminal Justice;
               (4)  facilities owned or operated by the Texas Juvenile
  Justice Department;
               (5)  facilities owned or operated by the Texas
  Department of Transportation;
               (6)  the Capitol, including the Capitol Extension, the
  General Land Office building, the Bob Bullock Texas State History
  Museum, any museum located on the Capitol grounds, the Governor's
  Mansion, and any property maintained by the Texas Historical
  Commission under Sections 442.0072 and 442.0073;
               (7)  a facility determined by the commission to be
  completely residential;
               (8)  a regional or field office of a state agency;
               (9)  a facility located within or on state park
  property;
               (10)  the property known as the Finance Commission
  Building described by deed recorded in Volume 5080, Page 1099, of
  the Deed Records of Travis County, Texas;
               (11)  the property known as the Credit Union Department
  Building described by deed recorded in Volume 6126, Page 27, of the
  Deed Records of Travis County, Texas; or
               (12)  the property known as the Texas State Cemetery
  described as 17.376 acres located at 801 Comal, Lot 5, Division B,
  City of Austin, Travis County, Texas.
         SECTION 8.015.  Section 2256.008(a), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 222 (H.B. 1148) and 1248 (H.B. 870), Acts of the
  84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted and amended
  to read as follows:
         (a)  Except as provided by Subsections (a-1), (b), [and] (e),
  and (f), the treasurer, the chief financial officer if the
  treasurer is not the chief financial officer, and the investment
  officer of a local government shall:
               (1)  attend at least one training session from an
  independent source approved by the governing body of the local
  government or a designated investment committee advising the
  investment officer as provided for in the investment policy of the
  local government and containing at least 10 hours of instruction
  relating to the treasurer's or officer's responsibilities under
  this subchapter within 12 months after taking office or assuming
  duties; and
               (2)  [except as provided by Subsections (b), (e), and
  (f),] attend an investment training session not less than once in a
  two-year period that begins on the first day of that local
  government's fiscal year and consists of the two consecutive fiscal
  years after that date, and receive not less than 10 hours of
  instruction relating to investment responsibilities under this
  subchapter from an independent source approved by the governing
  body of the local government or a designated investment committee
  advising the investment officer as provided for in the investment
  policy of the local government.
         SECTION 8.016.  Section 2306.6725(a), Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 954 (S.B. 1316) and 1111 (H.B. 3311), Acts of
  the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         (a)  In allocating low income housing tax credits, the
  department shall score each application using a point system based
  on criteria adopted by the department that are consistent with the
  department's housing goals, including criteria addressing the
  ability of the proposed project to:
               (1)  provide quality social support services to
  residents;
               (2)  demonstrate community and neighborhood support as
  defined by the qualified allocation plan;
               (3)  consistent with sound underwriting practices and
  when economically feasible, serve individuals and families of
  extremely low income by leveraging private and state and federal
  resources, including federal HOPE VI grants received through the
  United States Department of Housing and Urban Development;
               (4)  serve traditionally underserved areas;
               (5)  demonstrate support from local political
  subdivisions based on the subdivisions' commitment of development
  funding;
               (6)  rehabilitate or perform an adaptive reuse of a
  certified historic structure, as defined by Section 171.901(1), Tax
  Code, as part of the development;
               (7)  remain affordable to qualified tenants for an
  extended, economically feasible period; and
               (8)  comply with the accessibility standards that are
  required under Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C.
  Section 794), and specified under 24 C.F.R. Part 8, Subpart C.
  PART B.  UPDATE OF COURT FEES AND COSTS
         SECTION 8.101.  Section 101.021, Government Code, is amended
  to conform to Chapter 1182 (S.B. 1139), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.021.  SUPREME COURT FEES AND COSTS:  GOVERNMENT
  CODE.  The clerk of the supreme court shall collect fees and costs
  as follows:
               (1)  application for petition for review (Sec. 51.005,
  Government Code) . . . $50;
               (2)  additional fee if application for petition for
  review is granted (Sec. 51.005, Government Code) . . . $75;
               (3)  motion for leave to file petition for writ of
  mandamus, prohibition, injunction, and other similar proceedings
  originating in the supreme court (Sec. 51.005, Government Code)
  . . . $50;
               (4)  additional fee if a motion under Subdivision (3)
  is granted (Sec. 51.005, Government Code) . . . $75;
               (5)  certified question from a federal court of appeals
  to the supreme court (Sec. 51.005, Government Code) . . . $75;
               (6)  case appealed to the supreme court from the
  district court by direct appeal (Sec. 51.005, Government Code)
  . . . $100;
               (7)  any other proceeding filed in the supreme court
  (Sec. 51.005, Government Code) . . . $75;
               (8)  administering an oath and giving a sealed
  certificate of the oath (Sec. 51.005, Government Code) . . . $5;
               (9)  making certain copies, including certificate and
  seal (Sec. 51.005, Government Code) . . . $5, or $0.50 per page if
  more than 10 pages;
               (10)  any official service performed by the clerk for
  which a fee is not otherwise provided (Sec. 51.005, Government
  Code) . . . reasonable amount set by order or rule of supreme court;
               (10-a)  supreme court support account filing fee (Sec.
  51.0051, Government Code) . . . amount set by the supreme court,
  not to exceed $50;
               (11)  issuance of attorney's license or certificate
  (Sec. 51.006, Government Code) . . . $10;
               (12)  additional filing fee to fund civil legal
  services for the indigent (Sec. 51.941, Government Code) . . . $25;
  and
               (13)  statewide electronic filing system fund fee (Sec.
  51.851, Government Code) . . . $30 [$20].
         SECTION 8.102.  Section 101.041, Government Code, is amended
  to conform to Chapter 1182 (S.B. 1139), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.041.  COURT OF APPEALS FEES AND COSTS:  GOVERNMENT
  CODE.  The clerk of a court of appeals shall collect fees and costs
  as follows:
               (1)  for cases appealed to and filed in the court of
  appeals from the district and county courts within its court of
  appeals district (Sec. 51.207, Government Code) . . . $100;
               (2)  motion for leave to file petition for writ of
  mandamus, prohibition, injunction, and other similar proceedings
  originating in the court of appeals (Sec. 51.207, Government Code)
  . . . $50;
               (3)  additional fee if the motion under Subdivision (2)
  is granted (Sec. 51.207, Government Code) . . . $75;
               (4)  motion to file or to extend time to file record on
  appeal from district or county court (Sec. 51.207, Government Code)
  . . . $10;
               (5)  administering an oath and giving a sealed
  certificate of oath (Sec. 51.207, Government Code) . . . $5;
               (6)  certified copy of papers of record in court
  offices, including certificate and seal (Sec. 51.207, Government
  Code) . . . $5, or $1 per page if more than five pages;
               (7)  comparing any document with the original filed in
  the offices of the court for purposes of certification (Sec.
  51.207, Government Code) . . . $5, or $1 per page if more than five
  pages;
               (8)  any official service performed by the clerk for
  which a fee is not otherwise provided (Sec. 51.207, Government
  Code) . . . a reasonable fee set by the order or rule of the supreme
  court;
               (8-a)  supreme court support account filing fee (Sec.
  51.208, Government Code) . . . amount set by the supreme court, not
  to exceed $50;
               (9)  additional filing fee to fund civil legal services
  for the indigent (Sec. 51.941, Government Code) . . . $25; and
               (10)  statewide electronic filing system fund fee (Sec.
  51.851, Government Code) . . . $30 [$20].
         SECTION 8.103.  (a)  Section 101.0611, Government Code, as
  amended by Section 1.03, Chapter 927 (H.B. 1513), Acts of the 83rd
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2013, is amended to conform to
  Chapters 654 (H.B. 2182) and 1182 (S.B. 1139), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, and is further amended to read
  as follows:
         Sec. 101.0611.  DISTRICT COURT FEES AND COSTS:  GOVERNMENT
  CODE.  The clerk of a district court shall collect fees and costs
  under the Government Code as follows:
               (1)  appellate judicial system filing fees for:
                     (A)  First or Fourteenth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2021, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (B)  Second Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2031, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (C)  Third Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2041, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (D)  Fourth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2051, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E)  Fifth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2061, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E-1)  Sixth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2071, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (E-2)  Seventh Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2081, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (E-3)  Eighth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2091, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (F)  Ninth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2101, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G)  Eleventh Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2121, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G-1)  Twelfth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2131, Government Code) . . . $5; and
                     (H)  Thirteenth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2141, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
               (2)  when administering a case for the Rockwall County
  Court at Law (Sec. 25.2012, Government Code) . . . civil fees and
  court costs as if the case had been filed in district court;
               (3)  additional filing fees:
                     (A)  for each suit filed for insurance contingency
  fund, if authorized by the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.302,
  Government Code) . . . not to exceed $5;
                     (B)  to fund the improvement of Dallas County
  civil court facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners
  court (Sec. 51.705, Government Code) . . . not more than $15;
                     (B-1)  to fund the improvement of Bexar County
  court facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners court
  (Sec. 51.706, Government Code) . . . not more than $15;
                     (C)  to fund the improvement of Hays County court
  facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners court (Sec.
  51.707, Government Code) . . . not more than $15;
                     (D)  to fund the preservation of court records
  (Sec. 51.708, Government Code) . . . not more than $10;
                     (E)  to fund the construction, renovation, or
  improvement of Rockwall County court facilities, if authorized by
  the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.709, Government Code) . . .
  not more than $15; [and]
                     (F)  to fund the construction, renovation, or
  improvement of Travis County court facilities, if authorized by the
  county commissioners court (Sec. 51.710, Government Code) . . . not
  more than $15;
                     (G)  to fund the construction, renovation, or
  improvement of Hidalgo County court facilities, if authorized by
  the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.711, Government Code) . . .
  not more than $20; and
                     (H)  to fund the construction, renovation, or
  improvement of Cameron County court facilities, if authorized by
  the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.711, Government Code) . . .
  not more than $20;
               (4)  for filing a suit, including an appeal from an
  inferior court:
                     (A)  for a suit with 10 or fewer plaintiffs (Sec.
  51.317, Government Code) . . . $50;
                     (B)  for a suit with at least 11 but not more than
  25 plaintiffs (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $75;
                     (C)  for a suit with at least 26 but not more than
  100 plaintiffs (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $100;
                     (D)  for a suit with at least 101 but not more than
  500 plaintiffs (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $125;
                     (E)  for a suit with at least 501 but not more than
  1,000 plaintiffs (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $150; or
                     (F)  for a suit with more than 1,000 plaintiffs
  (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $200;
               (5)  for filing a cross-action, counterclaim,
  intervention, contempt action, motion for new trial, or third-party
  petition (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $15;
               (6)  for issuing a citation or other writ or process not
  otherwise provided for, including one copy, when requested at the
  time a suit or action is filed (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . .
  $8;
               (7)  for records management and preservation (Sec.
  51.317, Government Code) . . . $10;
               (7-a)  for district court records archiving, if adopted
  by the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.317(b)(5), Government
  Code) . . . not more than $10;
               (8)  for issuing a subpoena, including one copy (Sec.
  51.318, Government Code) . . . $8;
               (9)  for issuing a citation, commission for deposition,
  writ of execution, order of sale, writ of execution and order of
  sale, writ of injunction, writ of garnishment, writ of attachment,
  or writ of sequestration not provided for in Section 51.317, or any
  other writ or process not otherwise provided for, including one
  copy if required by law (Sec. 51.318, Government Code) . . . $8;
               (10)  for searching files or records to locate a cause
  when the docket number is not provided (Sec. 51.318, Government
  Code) . . . $5;
               (11)  for searching files or records to ascertain the
  existence of an instrument or record in the district clerk's office
  (Sec. 51.318, Government Code) . . . $5;
               (12)  for abstracting a judgment (Sec. 51.318,
  Government Code) . . . $8;
               (13)  for approving a bond (Sec. 51.318, Government
  Code) . . . $4;
               (14)  for a certified copy of a record, judgment,
  order, pleading, or paper on file or of record in the district
  clerk's office, including certificate and seal, for each page or
  part of a page (Sec. 51.318, Government Code) . . . not to exceed
  $1;
               (15)  for a noncertified copy, for each page or part of
  a page (Sec. 51.318, Government Code) . . . not to exceed $1;
               (16)  fee for performing a service:
                     (A)  related to the matter of the estate of a
  deceased person (Sec. 51.319, Government Code) . . . the same fee
  allowed the county clerk for those services;
                     (B)  related to the matter of a minor (Sec.
  51.319, Government Code) . . . the same fee allowed the county
  clerk for the service;
                     (C)  of serving process by certified or registered
  mail (Sec. 51.319, Government Code) . . . the same fee a sheriff or
  constable is authorized to charge for the service under Section
  118.131, Local Government Code; [and]
                     (D)  prescribed or authorized by law but for which
  no fee is set (Sec. 51.319, Government Code) . . . a reasonable fee;
  and
                     (E)  related to a matter filed in a statutory
  county court (Sec. 51.319, Government Code) . . . the same fees
  allowed the district clerk for those services in the district
  court;
               (17)  jury fee (Sec. 51.604, Government Code) . . . $40
  [$30];
               (18)  additional filing fee for family protection on
  filing a suit for dissolution of a marriage under Chapter 6, Family
  Code (Sec. 51.961, Government Code) . . . not to exceed $15;
               (19)  at a hearing held by an associate judge appointed
  under Subchapter B, Chapter 54A, Government Code, a court cost to
  preserve the record, in the absence of a court reporter, by any
  means approved by the associate judge (Sec. 54A.110, Government
  Code) . . . as assessed by the referring court or associate judge;
  and
               (20)  statewide electronic filing system fund fee (Sec.
  51.851, Government Code) . . . $30 [$20].
         (b)  Section 101.0611, Government Code, as amended by
  Section 2.03, Chapter 927 (H.B. 1513), Acts of the 83rd
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2013, effective September 1, 2019, is
  amended to conform to Chapters 654 (H.B. 2182) and 1182 (S.B. 1139),
  Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, and is further
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.0611.  DISTRICT COURT FEES AND COSTS:  GOVERNMENT
  CODE.  The clerk of a district court shall collect fees and costs
  under the Government Code as follows:
               (1)  appellate judicial system filing fees for:
                     (A)  First or Fourteenth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2021, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (B)  Second Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2031, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (C)  Third Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2041, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (D)  Fourth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2051, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E)  Fifth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2061, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E-1)  Sixth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2071, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (E-2)  Seventh Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2081, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (E-3)  Eighth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2091, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (F)  Ninth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2101, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G)  Eleventh Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2121, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G-1)  Twelfth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2131, Government Code) . . . $5; and
                     (H)  Thirteenth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2141, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
               (2)  when administering a case for the Rockwall County
  Court at Law (Sec. 25.2012, Government Code) . . . civil fees and
  court costs as if the case had been filed in district court;
               (3)  additional filing fees:
                     (A)  for each suit filed for insurance contingency
  fund, if authorized by the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.302,
  Government Code) . . . not to exceed $5;
                     (B)  to fund the improvement of Dallas County
  civil court facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners
  court (Sec. 51.705, Government Code) . . . not more than $15;
                     (B-1)  to fund the improvement of Bexar County
  court facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners court
  (Sec. 51.706, Government Code) . . . not more than $15;
                     (C)  to fund the improvement of Hays County court
  facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners court (Sec.
  51.707, Government Code) . . . not more than $15;
                     (D)  to fund the preservation of court records
  (Sec. 51.708, Government Code) . . . not more than $10;
                     (E)  to fund the construction, renovation, or
  improvement of Rockwall County court facilities, if authorized by
  the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.709, Government Code) . . .
  not more than $15; [and]
                     (F)  to fund the construction, renovation, or
  improvement of Travis County court facilities, if authorized by the
  county commissioners court (Sec. 51.710, Government Code) . . . not
  more than $15;
                     (G)  to fund the construction, renovation, or
  improvement of Hidalgo County court facilities, if authorized by
  the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.711, Government Code) . . .
  not more than $20; and
                     (H)  to fund the construction, renovation, or
  improvement of Cameron County court facilities, if authorized by
  the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.711, Government Code) . . .
  not more than $20;
               (4)  for filing a suit, including an appeal from an
  inferior court:
                     (A)  for a suit with 10 or fewer plaintiffs (Sec.
  51.317, Government Code) . . . $50;
                     (B)  for a suit with at least 11 but not more than
  25 plaintiffs (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $75;
                     (C)  for a suit with at least 26 but not more than
  100 plaintiffs (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $100;
                     (D)  for a suit with at least 101 but not more than
  500 plaintiffs (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $125;
                     (E)  for a suit with at least 501 but not more than
  1,000 plaintiffs (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $150; or
                     (F)  for a suit with more than 1,000 plaintiffs
  (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $200;
               (5)  for filing a cross-action, counterclaim,
  intervention, contempt action, motion for new trial, or third-party
  petition (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . . $15;
               (6)  for issuing a citation or other writ or process not
  otherwise provided for, including one copy, when requested at the
  time a suit or action is filed (Sec. 51.317, Government Code) . . .
  $8;
               (7)  for records management and preservation (Sec.
  51.317, Government Code) . . . $10;
               (7-a)  for district court records archiving, if adopted
  by the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.317(b)(5), Government
  Code) . . . not more than $5;
               (8)  for issuing a subpoena, including one copy (Sec.
  51.318, Government Code) . . . $8;
               (9)  for issuing a citation, commission for deposition,
  writ of execution, order of sale, writ of execution and order of
  sale, writ of injunction, writ of garnishment, writ of attachment,
  or writ of sequestration not provided for in Section 51.317, or any
  other writ or process not otherwise provided for, including one
  copy if required by law (Sec. 51.318, Government Code) . . . $8;
               (10)  for searching files or records to locate a cause
  when the docket number is not provided (Sec. 51.318, Government
  Code) . . . $5;
               (11)  for searching files or records to ascertain the
  existence of an instrument or record in the district clerk's office
  (Sec. 51.318, Government Code) . . . $5;
               (12)  for abstracting a judgment (Sec. 51.318,
  Government Code) . . . $8;
               (13)  for approving a bond (Sec. 51.318, Government
  Code) . . . $4;
               (14)  for a certified copy of a record, judgment,
  order, pleading, or paper on file or of record in the district
  clerk's office, including certificate and seal, for each page or
  part of a page (Sec. 51.318, Government Code) . . . not to exceed
  $1;
               (15)  for a noncertified copy, for each page or part of
  a page (Sec. 51.318, Government Code) . . . not to exceed $1;
               (16)  fee for performing a service:
                     (A)  related to the matter of the estate of a
  deceased person (Sec. 51.319, Government Code) . . . the same fee
  allowed the county clerk for those services;
                     (B)  related to the matter of a minor (Sec.
  51.319, Government Code) . . . the same fee allowed the county
  clerk for the service;
                     (C)  of serving process by certified or registered
  mail (Sec. 51.319, Government Code) . . . the same fee a sheriff or
  constable is authorized to charge for the service under Section
  118.131, Local Government Code; [and]
                     (D)  prescribed or authorized by law but for which
  no fee is set (Sec. 51.319, Government Code) . . . a reasonable fee;
  and
                     (E)  related to a matter filed in a statutory
  county court (Sec. 51.319, Government Code) . . . the same fees
  allowed the district clerk for those services in the district
  court;
               (17)  jury fee (Sec. 51.604, Government Code) . . . $40
  [$30];
               (18)  additional filing fee for family protection on
  filing a suit for dissolution of a marriage under Chapter 6, Family
  Code (Sec. 51.961, Government Code) . . . not to exceed $15;
               (19)  at a hearing held by an associate judge appointed
  under Subchapter B, Chapter 54A, Government Code, a court cost to
  preserve the record, in the absence of a court reporter, by any
  means approved by the associate judge (Sec. 54A.110, Government
  Code) . . . as assessed by the referring court or associate judge;
  and
               (20)  statewide electronic filing system fund fee (Sec.
  51.851, Government Code) . . . $30 [$20].
         (c)  Section 101.061192, Government Code, is repealed.
         SECTION 8.104.  Section 101.0616, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapter 1031 (H.B. 1438), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.0616.  DISTRICT COURT FEES AND COSTS:  ESTATES
  CODE.  The clerk of a district court shall collect fees and costs
  under the Estates Code as follows:
               (1)  security deposit on filing, by any person other
  than the personal representative of an estate, an application,
  complaint, or opposition in relation to the estate, if required by
  the clerk (Sec. 53.052, Estates Code) . . . probable cost of the
  proceeding;
               (2)  [fee on filing an application, complaint,
  petition, or other paper in a guardianship proceeding, which
  includes a deposit for payment to an attorney ad litem (Sec.
  1052.051, Estates Code) .   .   . cost of filing and payment of
  attorney ad litem;
               [(3)]  security deposit on filing, by any person other
  than the guardian, attorney ad litem, or guardian ad litem, an
  application, complaint, or opposition in relation to a guardianship
  matter, if required by the clerk (Sec. 1053.052, Estates Code)
  . . . probable cost of the guardianship proceeding;
               (3) [(4)]  nonrefundable fee to cover the cost of
  administering Subchapter G, Chapter 1104, Estates Code (Sec.
  1104.303, Estates Code) . . . $40; and
               (4) [(5)]  costs for attorney ad litem appointed to
  pursue the restoration of a ward's capacity or modification of the
  ward's guardianship (Sec. 1202.102, Estates Code) . . . reasonable
  compensation.
         SECTION 8.105.  (a)  Section 101.0811, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapters 654 (H.B. 2182) and 1182 (S.B. 1139),
  Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, and is further
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.0811.  STATUTORY COUNTY COURT FEES AND COSTS:  
  GOVERNMENT CODE.  The clerk of a statutory county court shall
  collect fees and costs under the Government Code as follows:
               (1)  appellate judicial system filing fees:
                     (A)  First or Fourteenth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2021, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (B)  Second Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2031, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (C)  Third Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2041, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (D)  Fourth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2051, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E)  Fifth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2061, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E-1)  Sixth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2071, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (E-2)  Seventh Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2081, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (E-3)  Eighth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2091, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (F)  Ninth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2101, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G)  Eleventh Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2121, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G-1)  Twelfth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2131, Government Code) . . . $5; and
                     (H)  Thirteenth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2141, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
               (2)  an official court reporter fee, County Court at
  Law No. 2 of Bexar County (Sec. 25.0172, Government Code) . . . $3;
               (3)  in Brazoria County, in matters of concurrent
  jurisdiction with the district court, fees (Sec. 25.0222,
  Government Code) . . . as prescribed by law for district judges
  according to the nature of the matter;
               (4)  a court reporter fee when testimony is taken in a
  county court at law in McLennan County (Sec. 25.1572, Government
  Code) . . . $3;
               (5)  a stenographer fee, if a record or part of a record
  is made:
                     (A)  in a county court at law in Hidalgo County
  (Sec. 25.1102, Government Code) . . . $20; and
                     (B)  in the 1st Multicounty Court at Law (Sec.
  25.2702, Government Code) . . . $25;
               (6)  jury fee (Sec. 51.604, Government Code) . . . $40
  [$22];
               (7)  an additional filing fee:
                     (A)  for each civil case filed to be used for
  court-related purposes for the support of the judiciary (Sec.
  51.702, Government Code) . . . $40;
                     (B)  to fund the improvement of Dallas County
  civil court facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners
  court (Sec. 51.705, Government Code) . . . not more than $15;
                     (B-1)  to fund the improvement of Bexar County
  court facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners court
  (Sec. 51.706, Government Code) . . . not more than $15;
                     (C)  to fund the improvement of Hays County court
  facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners court (Sec.
  51.707, Government Code) . . . not more than $15;
                     (D)  to fund the preservation of court records
  (Sec. 51.708, Government Code) . . . not more than $10;
                     (E)  to fund the construction, renovation, or
  improvement of Rockwall County court facilities, if authorized by
  the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.709, Government Code) . . .
  not more than $15; [and]
                     (F)  to fund the construction, renovation, or
  improvement of Travis County court facilities, if authorized by the
  county commissioners court (Sec. 51.710, Government Code) . . . not
  more than $15;
                     (G)  to fund the construction, renovation, or
  improvement of Hidalgo County court facilities, if authorized by
  the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.711, Government Code) . . .
  not more than $20; and
                     (H)  to fund the construction, renovation, or
  improvement of Cameron County court facilities, if authorized by
  the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.711, Government Code) . . .
  not more than $20;
               (8)  the official court reporter's fee taxed as costs in
  civil actions in a statutory county court:
                     (A)  in Bexar County Courts at Law Nos. 3, 4, 5, 6,
  7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 (Sec. 25.0172, Government Code)
  . . . taxed in the same manner as the fee is taxed in district
  court;
                     (B)  in Galveston County (Sec. 25.0862,
  Government Code) . . . taxed in the same manner as the fee is taxed
  in civil cases in the district courts; [and]
                     (C)  in Harris County (Sec. 25.1032, Government
  Code) . . . taxed in the same manner as the fee is taxed in civil
  cases in the district courts; and
                     (D)  in Parker County (Sec. 25.1862, Government
  Code) . . . taxed in the same manner as the fee is taxed in civil
  cases in the district courts;
               (9)  in Nueces County, in matters of concurrent
  jurisdiction with the district court, with certain exceptions, fees
  (Sec. 25.1802, Government Code) . . . equal to those in district
  court cases;
               (10)  a fee not otherwise listed in this subchapter
  that is required to be collected under Section 25.0008, Government
  Code, in a county other than Brazos, Cameron, Ellis, Guadalupe,
  Harris, Henderson, Liberty, Moore, Nolan, Panola, Parker, Starr,
  Victoria, and Williamson . . . as prescribed by law relating to
  county judges' fees;
               (11)  at a hearing held by an associate judge appointed
  under Subchapter B, Chapter 54A, Government Code, a court cost to
  preserve the record, in the absence of a court reporter, by any
  means approved by the associate judge (Sec. 54A.110, Government
  Code) . . . as assessed by the referring court or associate judge;
  and
               (12)  statewide electronic filing system fund fee (Sec.
  51.851, Government Code) . . . $30 [$20].
         (b)  Section 101.081191, Government Code, is repealed.
         SECTION 8.106.  Section 101.0814, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapter 654 (H.B. 2182), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.0814.  STATUTORY COUNTY COURT FEES AND COSTS:  
  LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE.  The clerk of a statutory county court shall
  collect fees and costs under the Local Government Code as follows:
               (1)  additional filing fee to fund contingency fund for
  liability insurance, if authorized by the county commissioners
  court (Sec. 82.003, Local Government Code) . . . not to exceed $5;
               (2)  civil court actions (Sec. 118.052, Local
  Government Code):
                     (A)  filing of original action (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.053, Local Government Code):
                           (i)  garnishment after judgment (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $15; and
                           (ii)  all others (Sec. 118.052, Local
  Government Code) . . . $40;
                     (B)  filing of action other than original (Secs.
  118.052 and 118.054, Local Government Code) . . . $30; and
                     (C)  services rendered after judgment in original
  action (Secs. 118.052 and 118.0545, Local Government Code):
                           (i)  abstract of judgment (Sec. 118.052,
  Local Government Code) . . . $5; and
                           (ii)  execution, order of sale, writ, or
  other process (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $5;
               (3)  probate court actions (Sec. 118.052, Local
  Government Code):
                     (A)  probate original action (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.055, Local Government Code):
                           (i)  probate of a will with independent
  executor, administration with will attached, administration of an
  estate, guardianship or receivership of an estate, or muniment of
  title (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $40;
                           (ii)  community survivors (Sec. 118.052,
  Local Government Code) . . . $40;
                           (iii)  small estates (Sec. 118.052, Local
  Government Code) . . . $40;
                           (iv)  declarations of heirship (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $40;
                           (v)  mental health or chemical dependency
  services (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $40; and
                           (vi)  additional, special fee (Secs. 118.052
  and 118.064, Local Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (B)  services in pending probate action (Secs.
  118.052 and 118.056, Local Government Code):
                           (i)  filing an inventory and appraisement
  (Secs. 118.052 and 118.056(d), Local Government Code) . . . $25;
                           (ii)  approving and recording bond (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $3;
                           (iii)  administering oath (Sec. 118.052,
  Local Government Code) . . . $2;
                           (iv)  filing annual or final account of
  estate (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $25;
                           (v)  filing application for sale of real or
  personal property (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $25;
                           (vi)  filing annual or final report of
  guardian of a person (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . .
  $10; and
                           (vii)  filing a document not listed under
  this paragraph after the filing of an order approving the inventory
  and appraisement or after the 120th day after the date of the
  initial filing of the action, whichever occurs first (Secs. 118.052
  and 191.007, Local Government Code), if more than 25 pages . . .
  $25;
                     (C)  adverse probate action (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.057, Local Government Code) . . . $40;
                     (D)  claim against estate (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.058, Local Government Code) . . . $10 [$2];
                     (E)  supplemental court-initiated guardianship
  fee (Secs. 118.052 and 118.067, Local Government Code) . . . $20;
  and
                     (F)  supplemental public probate administrator
  fee (Secs. 118.052 and 118.068, Local Government Code) . . . $10;
               (4)  other fees (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code):
                     (A)  issuing document (Secs. 118.052 and 118.059,
  Local Government Code):
                           (i)  original document and one copy (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $4; and
                           (ii)  each additional set of an original and
  one copy (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $4;
                     (B)  certified papers (Secs. 118.052 and 118.060,
  Local Government Code):
                           (i)  for the clerk's certificate (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $5; and
                           (ii)  a fee per page or part of a page (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $1;
                     (C)  noncertified papers, for each page or part of
  a page (Secs. 118.052 and 118.0605, Local Government Code) . . .
  $1;
                     (D)  letters testamentary, letter of
  guardianship, letter of administration, or abstract of judgment
  (Secs. 118.052 and 118.061, Local Government Code) . . . $2;
                     (E)  safekeeping of wills (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.062, Local Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (F)  mail service of process (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.063, Local Government Code) . . . same as sheriff; and
                     (G)  records management and preservation fee
  (Secs. 118.052, 118.0546, and 118.0645, Local Government Code)
  . . . $5;
               (5)  additional filing fee for filing any civil action
  or proceeding requiring a filing fee, including an appeal, and on
  the filing of any counterclaim, cross-action, intervention,
  interpleader, or third-party action requiring a filing fee, to fund
  civil legal services for the indigent (Sec. 133.153, Local
  Government Code) . . . $10;
               (6)  on the filing of a civil suit, an additional filing
  fee to be used for court-related purposes for the support of the
  judiciary (Sec. 133.154, Local Government Code) . . . $42;
               (7)  additional filing fee to fund the courthouse
  security fund, if authorized by the county commissioners court
  (Sec. 291.008, Local Government Code) . . . not to exceed $5;
               (8)  additional filing fee for filing documents not
  subject to certain filing fees to fund the courthouse security
  fund, if authorized by the county commissioners court (Sec.
  291.008, Local Government Code) . . . $1;
               (9)  additional filing fee to fund the courthouse
  security fund in Webb County, if authorized by the county
  commissioners court (Sec. 291.009, Local Government Code) . . . not
  to exceed $20; and
               (10)  court cost in civil cases other than suits for
  delinquent taxes to fund the county law library fund, if authorized
  by the county commissioners court (Sec. 323.023, Local Government
  Code) . . . not to exceed $35.
         SECTION 8.107.  Section 101.0815, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapter 1031 (H.B. 1438), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.0815.  STATUTORY COUNTY COURT FEES AND COSTS:  
  ESTATES CODE.  The clerk of a statutory county court shall collect
  fees and costs under the Estates Code as follows:
               (1)  fee for deposit of a will with the county clerk
  during testator's lifetime (Sec. 252.001, Estates Code) . . . $5;
               (2)  security deposit on filing, by any person other
  than the personal representative of an estate, an application,
  complaint, or opposition in relation to the estate, if required by
  the clerk (Sec. 53.052, Estates Code) . . . probable cost of the
  proceeding;
               (3)  [fee on filing an application, complaint,
  petition, or other paper in a guardianship proceeding, which
  includes a deposit for payment to an attorney ad litem (Sec.
  1052.051, Estates Code) .   .   . cost of filing and payment of
  attorney ad litem;
               [(4)]  security deposit on filing, by any person other
  than the guardian, attorney ad litem, or guardian ad litem, an
  application, complaint, or opposition in relation to a guardianship
  matter, if required by the clerk (Sec. 1053.052, Estates Code)
  . . . probable cost of the guardianship proceeding;
               (4) [(5)]  nonrefundable fee to cover the cost of
  administering Subchapter G, Chapter 1104, Estates Code (Sec.
  1104.303, Estates Code) . . . $40; and
               (5) [(6)]  costs for attorney ad litem appointed to
  pursue the restoration of a ward's capacity or modification of the
  ward's guardianship (Sec. 1202.102, Estates Code) . . . reasonable
  compensation.
         SECTION 8.108.  (a)  Section 101.1011, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapters 654 (H.B. 2182) and 1182 (S.B. 1139),
  Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, and is further
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.1011.  STATUTORY PROBATE COURT FEES AND COSTS:  
  GOVERNMENT CODE.  The clerk of a statutory probate court shall
  collect fees and costs under the Government Code as follows:
               (1)  appellate judicial system filing fees:
                     (A)  First or Fourteenth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2021, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (B)  Second Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2031, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (C)  Third Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2041, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (D)  Fourth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2051, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E)  Fifth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2061, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E-1)  Sixth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2071, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (E-2)  Seventh Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2081, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (E-3)  Eighth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2091, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (F)  Ninth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2101, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G)  Eleventh Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2121, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G-1)  Twelfth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2131, Government Code) . . . $5; and
                     (H)  Thirteenth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2141, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
               (2)  additional filing fees as follows:
                     (A)  for certain cases to be used for
  court-related purposes for support of the judiciary (Sec. 51.704,
  Government Code) . . . $40;
                     (B)  to fund the improvement of Dallas County
  civil court facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners
  court (Sec. 51.705, Government Code) . . . not more than $15;
                     (B-1)  to fund the improvement of Bexar County
  court facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners court
  (Sec. 51.706, Government Code) . . . not more than $15;
                     (C)  to fund the improvement of Hays County court
  facilities, if authorized by the county commissioners court (Sec.
  51.707, Government Code) . . . not more than $15;
                     (D)  to fund the construction, renovation, or
  improvement of Rockwall County court facilities, if authorized by
  the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.709, Government Code) . . .
  not more than $15; [and]
                     (E)  to fund the construction, renovation, or
  improvement of Travis County court facilities, if authorized by the
  county commissioners court (Sec. 51.710, Government Code) . . . not
  more than $15; and
                     (F)  to fund the construction, renovation, or
  improvement of Hidalgo County court facilities, if authorized by
  the county commissioners court (Sec. 51.711, Government Code) . . .
  not more than $20;
               (3)  jury fee for civil case (Sec. 51.604, Government
  Code) . . . $40 [$22];
               (4)  the expense of preserving the record as a court
  cost, if imposed on a party by the referring court or associate
  judge (Sec. 54A.211, Government Code) . . . actual cost;
               (5)  a fee not otherwise listed in this subchapter that
  is required to be collected under Section 25.0029, Government Code
  (Sec. 25.0029, Government Code) . . . as prescribed by law relating
  to county judges' fees; and
               (6)  statewide electronic filing system fund fee (Sec.
  51.851, Government Code) . . . $30 [$20].
         (b)  Section 101.10119, Government Code, is repealed.
         SECTION 8.109.  Section 101.1013, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapter 654 (H.B. 2182), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.1013.  STATUTORY PROBATE COURT FEES AND COSTS:  
  LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE.  The clerk of a statutory probate court shall
  collect fees and costs under the Local Government Code as follows:
               (1)  additional filing fee for filing any civil action
  or proceeding requiring a filing fee, including an appeal, and on
  the filing of any counterclaim, cross-action, intervention,
  interpleader, or third-party action requiring a filing fee to fund
  civil legal services for the indigent (Sec. 133.153, Local
  Government Code) . . . $10;
               (2)  additional filing fee to fund contingency fund for
  liability insurance, if authorized by the county commissioners
  court (Sec. 82.003, Local Government Code) . . . not to exceed $5;
               (3)  probate court actions (Sec. 118.052, Local
  Government Code):
                     (A)  probate original action (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.055, Local Government Code):
                           (i)  probate of a will with independent
  executor, administration with will attached, administration of an
  estate, guardianship or receivership of an estate, or muniment of
  title (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $40;
                           (ii)  community survivors (Sec. 118.052,
  Local Government Code) . . . $40;
                           (iii)  small estates (Sec. 118.052, Local
  Government Code) . . . $40;
                           (iv)  declarations of heirship (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $40;
                           (v)  mental health or chemical dependency
  services (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $40; and
                           (vi)  additional, special fee (Secs. 118.052
  and 118.064, Local Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (B)  services in pending probate action (Secs.
  118.052 and 118.056, Local Government Code):
                           (i)  filing an inventory and appraisement
  (Secs. 118.052 and 118.056(d), Local Government Code) . . . $25;
                           (ii)  approving and recording bond (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $3;
                           (iii)  administering oath (Sec. 118.052,
  Local Government Code) . . . $2;
                           (iv)  filing annual or final account of
  estate (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code). . . $25;
                           (v)  filing application for sale of real or
  personal property (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $25;
                           (vi)  filing annual or final report of
  guardian of a person (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . .
  $10; and
                           (vii)  filing a document not listed under
  this paragraph after the filing of an order approving the inventory
  and appraisement or after the 120th day after the date of the
  initial filing of the action, whichever occurs first (Secs. 118.052
  and 191.007, Local Government Code), if more than 25 pages . . .
  $25;
                     (C)  adverse probate action (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.057, Local Government Code) . . . $40;
                     (D)  claim against estate (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.058, Local Government Code) . . . $10 [$2];
                     (E)  supplemental court-initiated guardianship
  fee (Secs. 118.052 and 118.067, Local Government Code) . . . $20;
  and
                     (F)  supplemental public probate administrator
  fee (Secs. 118.052 and 118.068, Local Government Code) . . . $10;
               (4)  other fees (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code):
                     (A)  issuing document (Secs. 118.052 and 118.059,
  Local Government Code):
                           (i)  original document and one copy (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $4; and
                           (ii)  each additional set of an original and
  one copy (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $4;
                     (B)  certified papers (Secs. 118.052 and 118.060,
  Local Government Code):
                           (i)  for the clerk's certificate (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $5; and
                           (ii)  a fee per page or part of a page (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $1;
                     (C)  noncertified papers, for each page or part of
  a page (Secs. 118.052 and 118.0605, Local Government Code) . . .
  $1;
                     (D)  letters testamentary, letter of
  guardianship, letter of administration, or abstract of judgment
  (Secs. 118.052 and 118.061, Local Government Code) . . . $2;
                     (E)  safekeeping of wills (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.062, Local Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (F)  mail service of process (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.063, Local Government Code) . . . same as sheriff; and
                     (G)  records management and preservation fee
  (Secs. 118.052 and 118.0645, Local Government Code) . . . $5; and
               (5)  court cost in civil cases other than suits for
  delinquent taxes to fund the county law library fund, if authorized
  by the county commissioners court (Sec. 323.023, Local Government
  Code) . . . not to exceed $35.
         SECTION 8.110.  Section 101.1014, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapter 1031 (H.B. 1438), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.1014.  STATUTORY PROBATE COURT FEES AND COSTS:  
  ESTATES CODE.  The clerk of a statutory probate court shall collect
  fees and costs under the Estates Code as follows:
               (1)  fee for deposit of a will with the county clerk
  during testator's lifetime (Sec. 252.001, Estates Code) . . . $5;
               (2)  security deposit on filing, by any person other
  than the personal representative of an estate, an application,
  complaint, or opposition in relation to the estate, if required by
  the clerk (Sec. 53.052, Estates Code) . . . probable cost of the
  proceeding;
               (3)  [fee on filing an application, complaint,
  petition, or other paper in a guardianship proceeding, which
  includes a deposit for payment to an attorney ad litem (Sec.
  1052.051, Estates Code) .   .   . cost of filing and payment of
  attorney ad litem;
               [(4)]  security deposit on filing, by any person other
  than the guardian, attorney ad litem, or guardian ad litem, an
  application, complaint, or opposition in relation to a guardianship
  matter, if required by the clerk (Sec. 1053.052, Estates Code)
  . . . probable cost of the guardianship proceeding;
               (4) [(5)]  nonrefundable fee to cover the cost of
  administering Subchapter G, Chapter 1104, Estates Code (Sec.
  1104.303, Estates Code) . . . $40; and
               (5) [(6)]  costs for attorney ad litem appointed to
  pursue the restoration of a ward's capacity or modification of the
  ward's guardianship (Sec. 1202.102, Estates Code) . . . reasonable
  compensation.
         SECTION 8.111.  Section 101.121, Government Code, is amended
  to conform to Chapter 763 (S.B. 1035), Acts of the 83rd Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2013, to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.121.  COUNTY COURT FEES AND COSTS:  ALCOHOLIC
  BEVERAGE CODE.  The clerk of a county court shall collect a fee of
  $25 [$5] under Section 61.31, Alcoholic Beverage Code, for hearing
  on application for a license to manufacture, distribute, store, or
  sell beer.
         SECTION 8.112.  Section 101.1212, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapters 654 (H.B. 2182) and 1182 (S.B. 1139),
  Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 101.1212.  COUNTY COURT FEES AND COSTS:  GOVERNMENT
  CODE.  The clerk of a county court shall collect the following fees
  and costs under the Government Code:
               (1)  appellate judicial system filing fees:
                     (A)  First or Fourteenth Court of Appeals District
  (Sec. 22.2021, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (B)  Second Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2031, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (C)  Third Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2041, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (D)  Fourth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2051, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E)  Fifth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2061, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
                     (E-1)  Sixth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2071, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (E-2)  Seventh Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2081, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (E-3)  Eighth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2091, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (F)  Ninth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2101, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G)  Eleventh Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2121, Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (G-1)  Twelfth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2131, Government Code) . . . $5; and
                     (H)  Thirteenth Court of Appeals District (Sec.
  22.2141, Government Code) . . . not more than $5;
               (2)  a jury fee (Sec. 51.604, Government Code) . . .
  $40 [$22];
               (3)  a filing fee in each civil case filed to be used
  for court-related purposes for the support of the judiciary (Sec.
  51.703, Government Code) . . . $40;
               (4)  a filing fee to fund the preservation of court
  records (Sec. 51.708, Government Code) . . . not more than $10; and
               (5)  a statewide electronic filing system fund fee
  (Sec. 51.851, Government Code) . . . $30 [$20].
         SECTION 8.113.  Section 101.1214, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapter 654 (H.B. 2182), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.1214.  COUNTY COURT FEES AND COSTS:  LOCAL
  GOVERNMENT CODE.  The clerk of a county court shall collect the
  following fees and costs under the Local Government Code:
               (1)  additional filing fee to fund contingency fund for
  liability insurance, if authorized by the county commissioners
  court (Sec. 82.003, Local Government Code) . . . not to exceed $5;
               (2)  civil court actions (Sec. 118.052, Local
  Government Code):
                     (A)  filing of original action (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.053, Local Government Code):
                           (i)  garnishment after judgment (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $15; and
                           (ii)  all others (Sec. 118.052, Local
  Government Code) . . . $40;
                     (B)  filing of action other than original (Secs.
  118.052 and 118.054, Local Government Code) . . . $30; and
                     (C)  services rendered after judgment in original
  action (Secs. 118.052 and 118.0545, Local Government Code):
                           (i)  abstract of judgment (Sec. 118.052,
  Local Government Code) . . . $5; and
                           (ii)  execution, order of sale, writ, or
  other process (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $5;
               (3)  probate court actions (Sec. 118.052, Local
  Government Code):
                     (A)  probate original action (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.055, Local Government Code):
                           (i)  probate of a will with independent
  executor, administration with will attached, administration of an
  estate, guardianship or receivership of an estate, or muniment of
  title (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $40;
                           (ii)  community survivors (Sec. 118.052,
  Local Government Code) . . . $40;
                           (iii)  small estates (Sec. 118.052, Local
  Government Code) . . . $40;
                           (iv)  declarations of heirship (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $40;
                           (v)  mental health or chemical dependency
  services (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $40; and
                           (vi)  additional, special fee (Secs. 118.052
  and 118.064, Local Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (B)  services in pending probate action (Secs.
  118.052 and 118.056, Local Government Code):
                           (i)  filing an inventory and appraisement
  (Secs. 118.052 and 118.056(d), Local Government Code) . . . $25;
                           (ii)  approving and recording bond (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $3;
                           (iii)  administering oath (Sec. 118.052,
  Local Government Code) . . . $2;
                           (iv)  filing annual or final account of
  estate (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $25;
                           (v)  filing application for sale of real or
  personal property (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $25;
                           (vi)  filing annual or final report of
  guardian of a person (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . .
  $10; and
                           (vii)  filing a document not listed under
  this paragraph after the filing of an order approving the inventory
  and appraisement or after the 120th day after the date of the
  initial filing of the action, whichever occurs first (Secs. 118.052
  and 191.007, Local Government Code), if more than 25 pages . . .
  $25;
                     (C)  adverse probate action (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.057, Local Government Code) . . . $40;
                     (D)  claim against estate (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.058, Local Government Code) . . . $10 [$2];
                     (E)  supplemental court-initiated guardianship
  fee (Secs. 118.052 and 118.067, Local Government Code) . . . $20;
  and
                     (F)  supplemental public probate administrator
  fee (Secs. 118.052 and 118.068, Local Government Code) . . . $10;
               (4)  other fees (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code):
                     (A)  issuing document (Secs. 118.052 and 118.059,
  Local Government Code):
                           (i)  original document and one copy (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $4; and
                           (ii)  each additional set of an original and
  one copy (Sec. 118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $4;
                     (B)  certified papers (Secs. 118.052 and 118.060,
  Local Government Code):
                           (i)  for the clerk's certificate (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $5; and
                           (ii)  a fee per page or part of a page (Sec.
  118.052, Local Government Code) . . . $1;
                     (C)  noncertified papers, for each page or part of
  a page (Secs. 118.052 and 118.0605, Local Government Code) . . .
  $1;
                     (D)  letters testamentary, letter of
  guardianship, letter of administration, or abstract of judgment
  (Secs. 118.052 and 118.061, Local Government Code) . . . $2;
                     (E)  safekeeping of wills (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.062, Local Government Code) . . . $5;
                     (F)  mail service of process (Secs. 118.052 and
  118.063, Local Government Code) . . . same as sheriff; and
                     (G)  records management and preservation fee
  (Secs. 118.052, 118.0546, and 118.0645, Local Government Code)
  . . . $5;
               (5)  deposit on filing petition requesting permission
  to create a municipal civic center authority (Sec. 281.013, Local
  Government Code) . . . $200;
               (6)  additional filing fee to fund the courthouse
  security fund, if authorized by the county commissioners court
  (Sec. 291.008, Local Government Code) . . . not to exceed $5;
               (7)  additional filing fee for filing documents not
  subject to certain filing fees to fund the courthouse security
  fund, if authorized by the county commissioners court (Sec.
  291.008, Local Government Code) . . . $1;
               (8)  additional filing fee to fund the courthouse
  security fund in Webb County, if authorized by the county
  commissioners court (Sec. 291.009, Local Government Code) . . . not
  to exceed $20;
               (9)  court cost in civil cases other than suits for
  delinquent taxes to fund the county law library fund, if authorized
  by the county commissioners court (Sec. 323.023, Local Government
  Code) . . . not to exceed $35;
               (10)  additional filing fee for filing any civil action
  or proceeding requiring a filing fee, including an appeal, and on
  the filing of any counterclaim, cross-action, intervention,
  interpleader, or third-party action requiring a filing fee, to fund
  civil legal services for the indigent (Sec. 133.153, Local
  Government Code) . . . $10; and
               (11)  on the filing of a civil suit an additional filing
  fee to be used for court-related purposes for the support of the
  judiciary (Sec. 133.154, Local Government Code) . . . $42.
         SECTION 8.114.  Section 101.1215, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapter 1031 (H.B. 1438), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         Sec. 101.1215.  COUNTY COURT FEES AND COSTS:  ESTATES CODE.  
  The clerk of a county court shall collect the following fees and
  costs under the Estates Code:
               (1)  fee for deposit of a will with the county clerk
  during testator's lifetime (Sec. 252.001, Estates Code) . . . $5;
               (2)  security deposit on filing, by any person other
  than the personal representative of an estate, an application,
  complaint, or opposition in relation to the estate, if required by
  the clerk (Sec. 53.052, Estates Code) . . . probable cost of the
  proceeding;
               (3)  [fee on filing an application, complaint,
  petition, or other paper in a guardianship proceeding, which
  includes a deposit for payment to an attorney ad litem (Sec.
  1052.051, Estates Code) .   .   . cost of filing and payment of
  attorney ad litem;
               [(4)]  security deposit on filing, by any person other
  than the guardian, attorney ad litem, or guardian ad litem, an
  application, complaint, or opposition in relation to a guardianship
  matter, if required by the clerk (Sec. 1053.052, Estates Code)
  . . . probable cost of the guardianship proceeding;
               (4) [(5)]  nonrefundable fee to cover the cost of
  administering Subchapter G, Chapter 1104, Estates Code (Sec.
  1104.303, Estates Code) . . . $40; and
               (5) [(6)]  costs for attorney ad litem appointed to
  pursue the restoration of a ward's capacity or modification of the
  ward's guardianship (Sec. 1202.102, Estates Code) . . . reasonable
  compensation.
         SECTION 8.115.  Section 102.041, Government Code, is amended
  to conform to Chapter 654 (H.B. 2182), Acts of the 84th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         Sec. 102.041.  ADDITIONAL COURT COSTS ON CONVICTION IN
  DISTRICT COURT:  CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.  The clerk of a
  district court shall collect fees and costs under the Code of
  Criminal Procedure on conviction of a defendant as follows:
               (1)  a jury fee (Art. 102.004, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . $40 [$20];
               (2)  a fee for clerk of the court services (Art.
  102.005, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $40;
               (3)  a records management and preservation services fee
  (Art. 102.005, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $25;
               (4)  a county and district court technology fee (Art.
  102.0169, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $4;
               (5)  a security fee on a felony offense (Art. 102.017,
  Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $5;
               (6)  a security fee on a misdemeanor offense (Art.
  102.017, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $3; and
               (7)  a juvenile delinquency prevention and graffiti
  eradication fee (Art. 102.0171, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . .
  $50.
         SECTION 8.116.  Section 102.061, Government Code, is amended
  to conform to Chapter 654 (H.B. 2182), Acts of the 84th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         Sec. 102.061.  ADDITIONAL COURT COSTS ON CONVICTION IN
  STATUTORY COUNTY COURT:  CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.  The clerk of a
  statutory county court shall collect fees and costs under the Code
  of Criminal Procedure on conviction of a defendant as follows:
               (1)  a jury fee (Art. 102.004, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . $40 [$20];
               (2)  a fee for services of the clerk of the court (Art.
  102.005, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $40;
               (3)  a records management and preservation services fee
  (Art. 102.005, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $25;
               (4)  a county and district court technology fee (Art.
  102.0169, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $4;
               (5)  a security fee on a misdemeanor offense (Art.
  102.017, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $3;
               (6)  a juvenile delinquency prevention and graffiti
  eradication fee (Art. 102.0171, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . .
  $50;
               (7)  a juvenile case manager fee (Art. 102.0174, Code
  of Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $5 if the court employs a
  juvenile case manager; and
               (8)  a civil justice fee (Art. 102.022, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . $0.10.
         SECTION 8.117.  Section 102.081, Government Code, is amended
  to conform to Chapter 654 (H.B. 2182), Acts of the 84th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         Sec. 102.081.  ADDITIONAL COURT COSTS ON CONVICTION IN
  COUNTY COURT:  CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.  The clerk of a county
  court shall collect fees and costs under the Code of Criminal
  Procedure on conviction of a defendant as follows:
               (1)  a jury fee (Art. 102.004, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . $40 [$20];
               (2)  a fee for clerk of the court services (Art.
  102.005, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $40;
               (3)  a records management and preservation services fee
  (Art. 102.005, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $25;
               (4)  a county and district court technology fee (Art.
  102.0169, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $4;
               (5)  a security fee on a misdemeanor offense (Art.
  102.017, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $3;
               (6)  a juvenile delinquency prevention and graffiti
  eradication fee (Art. 102.0171, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . .
  $50;
               (7)  a juvenile case manager fee (Art. 102.0174, Code
  of Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $5 if the court employs a
  juvenile case manager; and
               (8)  a civil justice fee (Art. 102.022, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . $0.10.
         SECTION 8.118.  Section 103.021, Government Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
         Sec. 103.021.  ADDITIONAL FEES AND COSTS IN CRIMINAL OR
  CIVIL CASES:  CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.  An accused or defendant,
  or a party to a civil suit, as applicable, shall pay the following
  fees and costs under the Code of Criminal Procedure if ordered by
  the court or otherwise required:
               (1)  a personal bond fee (Art. 17.42, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . the greater of $20 or three percent of the amount
  of the bail fixed for the accused;
               (2)  cost of electronic monitoring as a condition of
  release on personal bond (Art. 17.43, Code of Criminal Procedure)
  . . . actual cost;
               (3)  a fee for verification of and monitoring of motor
  vehicle ignition interlock (Art. 17.441, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . not to exceed $10;
               (3-a)  costs associated with operating a global
  positioning monitoring system as a condition of release on bond
  (Art. 17.49(b)(2), Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . actual costs,
  subject to a determination of indigency;
               (3-b)  costs associated with providing a defendant's
  victim with an electronic receptor device as a condition of the
  defendant's release on bond (Art. 17.49(b)(3), Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . actual costs, subject to a determination of
  indigency;
               (4)  repayment of reward paid by a crime stoppers
  organization on conviction of a felony (Art. 37.073, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . amount ordered;
               (5)  reimbursement to general revenue fund for payments
  made to victim of an offense as condition of community supervision
  (Art. 42A.301(17) [Chapter 42A], Code of Criminal Procedure) . . .
  not to exceed $50 for a misdemeanor offense or $100 for a felony
  offense;
               (6)  payment to a crime stoppers organization as
  condition of community supervision (Art. 42A.301(20) [Chapter
  42A], Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $50;
               (7)  children's advocacy center fee (Art. 42A.455
  [Chapter 42A], Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $50;
               (8)  family violence center fee (Art. 42A.504(b)
  [Chapter 42A], Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $100;
               (9)  community supervision fee (Art. 42A.652(a)
  [Chapter 42A], Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . not less than $25
  or more than $60 per month;
               (10)  additional community supervision fee for certain
  offenses (Art. 42A.653(a) [Chapter 42A], Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . $5 per month;
               (11)  for certain financially able sex offenders as a
  condition of community supervision, the costs of treatment,
  specialized supervision, or rehabilitation (Art. 42A.452 [Chapter
  42A], Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . all or part of the
  reasonable and necessary costs of the treatment, supervision, or
  rehabilitation as determined by the judge;
               (12)  fee for failure to appear for trial in a justice
  or municipal court if a jury trial is not waived (Art. 45.026, Code
  of Criminal Procedure) . . . costs incurred for impaneling the
  jury;
               (13)  costs of certain testing, assessments, or
  programs during a deferral period (Art. 45.051, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . amount ordered;
               (14)  special expense on dismissal of certain
  misdemeanor complaints (Art. 45.051, Code of Criminal Procedure)
  . . . not to exceed amount of fine assessed;
               (15)  an additional fee:
                     (A)  for a copy of the defendant's driving record
  to be requested from the Department of Public Safety by the judge
  (Art. 45.0511(c-1), Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . amount equal
  to the sum of the fee established by Section 521.048,
  Transportation Code, and the state electronic Internet portal fee;
                     (B)  as an administrative fee for requesting a
  driving safety course or a course under the motorcycle operator
  training and safety program for certain traffic offenses to cover
  the cost of administering the article (Art. 45.0511(f)(1), Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $10; or
                     (C)  for requesting a driving safety course or a
  course under the motorcycle operator training and safety program
  before the final disposition of the case (Art. 45.0511(f)(2), Code
  of Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed the maximum amount of the
  fine for the offense committed by the defendant;
               (16)  a request fee for teen court program (Art.
  45.052, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $20, if the court
  ordering the fee is located in the Texas-Louisiana border region,
  but otherwise not to exceed $10;
               (17)  a fee to cover costs of required duties of teen
  court (Art. 45.052, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $20, if the
  court ordering the fee is located in the Texas-Louisiana border
  region, but otherwise $10;
               (18)  a mileage fee for officer performing certain
  services (Art. 102.001, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $0.15 per
  mile;
               (19)  certified mailing of notice of hearing date (Art.
  102.006, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $1, plus postage;
               (20)  certified mailing of certified copies of an order
  of expunction (Art. 102.006, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . $2,
  plus postage;
               (20-a)  a fee to defray the cost of notifying state
  agencies of orders of expungement (Art. 45.0216, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . $30 per application;
               (21)  sight orders:
                     (A)  if the face amount of the check or sight order
  does not exceed $10 (Art. 102.007, Code of Criminal Procedure)
  . . . not to exceed $10;
                     (B)  if the face amount of the check or sight order
  is greater than $10 but does not exceed $100 (Art. 102.007, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $15;
                     (C)  if the face amount of the check or sight order
  is greater than $100 but does not exceed $300 (Art. 102.007, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $30;
                     (D)  if the face amount of the check or sight order
  is greater than $300 but does not exceed $500 (Art. 102.007, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $50; and
                     (E)  if the face amount of the check or sight order
  is greater than $500 (Art. 102.007, Code of Criminal Procedure)
  . . . not to exceed $75;
               (22)  fees for a pretrial intervention program:
                     (A)  a supervision fee (Art. 102.012(a), Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . $60 a month plus expenses; and
                     (B)  a district attorney, criminal district
  attorney, or county attorney administrative fee (Art. 102.0121,
  Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $500;
               (23)  parking fee violations for child safety fund in
  municipalities with populations:
                     (A)  greater than 850,000 (Art. 102.014, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . not less than $2 and not to exceed $5; and
                     (B)  less than 850,000 (Art. 102.014, Code of
  Criminal Procedure) . . . not to exceed $5;
               (24)  an administrative fee for collection of fines,
  fees, restitution, or other costs (Art. 102.072, Code of Criminal
  Procedure) . . . not to exceed $2 for each transaction;
               (25)  a collection fee, if authorized by the
  commissioners court of a county or the governing body of a
  municipality, for certain debts and accounts receivable, including
  unpaid fines, fees, court costs, forfeited bonds, and restitution
  ordered paid (Art. 103.0031, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . . 30
  percent of an amount more than 60 days past due; and
               (26)  a cost on conviction for the truancy prevention
  and diversion fund (Art. 102.015, Code of Criminal Procedure) . . .
  $2.
         SECTION 8.119.  Section 103.0211, Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 103.0211.  ADDITIONAL FEES AND COSTS IN CRIMINAL OR
  CIVIL CASES:  GOVERNMENT CODE.  An accused or defendant, or a party
  to a civil suit, as applicable, shall pay the following fees and
  costs under the Government Code if ordered by the court or otherwise
  required:
               (1)  a court reporter fee when testimony is taken:
                     (A)  in a criminal court in Dallas County (Sec.
  25.0593, Government Code) . . . $3;
                     (B)  in a county criminal court of appeals in
  Dallas County (Sec. 25.0594, Government Code) . . . $3;
                     (C)  in a county court at law in McLennan County
  (Sec. 25.1572, Government Code) . . . $3; and
                     (D)  in a county criminal court in Tarrant County
  (Sec. 25.2223, Government Code) . . . $3;
               (2)  a court reporter service fee if the courts have
  official court reporters (Sec. 51.601, Government Code) . . . $15
  or, in specified counties, $30;
               (3)  a speedy trial rights waiver motion filing fee in
  El Paso County (Sec. 54.745, Government Code) . . . $100;
               (4)  the costs of a criminal magistrate if the court
  determines that the nonprevailing party is able to defray the
  costs:
                     (A)  in Bexar County (Sec. 54.913, Government
  Code) . . . magistrate's fees;
                     (B)  in Dallas County (Sec. 54.313, Government
  Code) . . . magistrate's fees;
                     (C)  in Lubbock County (Sec. 54.883, Government
  Code) . . . magistrate's fees;
                     (D)  in Tarrant County (Sec. 54.663, Government
  Code) . . . magistrate's fees; and
                     (E)  in Travis County (Sec. 54.983, Government
  Code) . . . magistrate's fees;
               (5)  an administrative fee for participation in certain
  community supervision programs (Sec. 76.015, Government Code)
  . . . not less than $25 and not more than $60 per month; and
               (6)  fee paid on filing a petition for an order of
  nondisclosure of criminal history record information in certain
  cases (Secs. 411.072 and 411.0745 [Subchapter E-1, Chapter 411],
  Government Code) . . . $28.
         SECTION 8.120.  Section 103.0213, Government Code, is
  amended to conform to Chapter 752 (H.B. 1888), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         Sec. 103.0213.  ADDITIONAL FEES AND COSTS IN CRIMINAL OR
  CIVIL CASES:  TRANSPORTATION CODE.  An accused or defendant, or a
  party to a civil suit, as applicable, shall pay the following fees
  and costs under the Transportation Code if ordered by the court or
  otherwise required:
               (1)  administrative fee on dismissal of charge of
  driving with an expired motor vehicle registration (Sec. 502.407,
  Transportation Code) . . . not to exceed $20;
               (2)  administrative fee on dismissal of charge of
  driving with an expired driver's license (Sec. 521.026,
  Transportation Code) . . . not to exceed $20;
               (2-a)  administrative fee on remediation of charge of
  operation of a vehicle without a registration insignia (Sec.
  502.473, Transportation Code) . . . not to exceed $10;
               (3)  administrative fee on remediation of charge of
  operating a vehicle without complying with inspection requirements
  as certified (Sec. 548.605, Transportation Code) . . . not to
  exceed $20;
               (4)  administrative fee for failure to appear for a
  complaint or citation on certain offenses (Sec. 706.006,
  Transportation Code) . . . $30 for each violation; [and]
               (5)  administrative fee for failure to pay or satisfy
  certain judgments (Sec. 706.006, Transportation Code) . . . $30;
  and
               (6)  administrative fee on dismissal of charge of
  driving a commercial motor vehicle without a commercial driver's
  license or commercial learner's permit (Sec. 522.011,
  Transportation Code) . . . not to exceed $10.
         SECTION 8.121.  (a)  Section 103.026, Government Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 103.026.  MISCELLANEOUS FEES AND COSTS:  FAMILY CODE.  
  Fees and costs shall be paid or collected under the Family Code as
  follows:
               (1)  costs of determining and sending information
  concerning the identity of the court with continuing, exclusive
  jurisdiction if charged by the bureau of vital statistics (Sec.
  108.006, Family Code) . . . reasonable fee;
               (2)  initial operations fee paid to the domestic
  relations office on each filing of an original suit affecting the
  parent-child relationship, motion for modification, or motion for
  enforcement, if authorized by the administering entity (Sec.
  203.005, Family Code) . . . not to exceed $15;
               (3)  initial child support service fee paid to the
  domestic relations office in certain counties on the filing of an
  original suit affecting the parent-child relationship, if
  authorized by the administering entity (Sec. 203.005, Family Code)
  . . . not to exceed $36;
               (4)  service fee for services of a domestic relations
  office, if authorized by the administering entity (Sec. 203.005,
  Family Code) . . . not to exceed $3 per month;
               (5)  fee to reimburse a domestic relations office for a
  fee paid for filing an administrative writ of withholding (Secs.
  158.503 and 203.005, Family Code) . . . the amount of the fee paid;
               (6)  fee from a Title IV-D agency for each item of
  process to each individual on whom service is required, including
  service by certified or registered mail (Sec. 231.202, Family Code)
  . . . the amount that a sheriff or constable may charge for serving
  process under Section 118.131, Local Government Code; [and]
               (7)  a fee for mailing an order vacating or staying an
  order suspending a license to the appropriate licensing authority
  (Sec. 232.013, Family Code) . . . $5 for each order mailed; and
               (8)  a court cost paid by a party to a truancy case, if
  ordered by a truancy court (Sec. 65.107, Family Code) . . . $50.
         (b)  Section 103.035, Government Code, is repealed.
         SECTION 8.122.  (a)  Section 103.027(a), Government Code,
  is amended to conform to Chapter 654 (H.B. 2182), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, and further amended to read as
  follows:
         (a)  Fees and costs shall be paid or collected under the
  Government Code as follows:
               (1)  filing a certified copy of a judicial finding of
  fact and conclusion of law if charged by the secretary of state
  (Sec. 51.905, Government Code) . . . $15;
               (2)  cost paid by each surety posting the bail bond for
  an offense other than a misdemeanor punishable by fine only under
  Chapter 17, Code of Criminal Procedure, for the assistant
  prosecutor supplement fund and the fair defense account (Sec.
  41.258, Government Code) . . . $15, provided the cost does not
  exceed $30 for all bail bonds posted at that time for an individual
  and the cost is not required on the posting of a personal or cash
  bond;
               (3)  to participate in a court proceeding in this
  state, a nonresident attorney fee (Sec. 82.0361, Government Code)
  . . . $250 except as waived or reduced under supreme court rules for
  representing an indigent person;
               (4)  on a party's appeal of a final decision in a
  contested case, the cost of preparing the original or a certified
  copy of the record of the agency proceeding, if required by the
  agency's rule, as a court cost (Sec. 2001.177, Government Code)
  . . . as assessed by the court, all or part of the cost of
  preparation;
               (5)  a program fee for a drug court program (Sec.
  123.004, Government Code) . . . not to exceed $1,000;
               (6)  an alcohol or controlled substance testing,
  counseling, and treatment fee (Sec. 123.004, Government Code) . . .
  the amount necessary to cover the costs of testing, counseling, and
  treatment;
               (7)  a reasonable program fee for a veterans treatment 
  court program (Sec. 124.005, Government Code) . . . not to exceed
  $1,000;
               (8)  a testing, counseling, and treatment fee for
  testing, counseling, or treatment performed or provided under a
  veterans treatment court program (Sec. 124.005, Government Code)
  . . . the amount necessary to cover the costs of testing,
  counseling, or treatment; [and]
               (9)  a nonrefundable program fee for a commercially
  sexually exploited persons court [prostitution prevention] program
  (Sec. 126.006, Government Code) . . . a reasonable amount not to
  exceed $1,000, which must include a counseling and services fee in
  an amount necessary to cover the costs of counseling and services
  provided by the program, a victim services fee in an amount equal to
  10 percent of the total fee, and a law enforcement training fee in
  an amount equal to five percent of the total fee; and
               (10)  a district court records archive fee for the
  filing of a suit, including an appeal from an inferior court, or a
  cross-action, counterclaim, intervention, contempt action, motion
  for new trial, or third-party petition, in any court in the county
  for which the district clerk accepts filings, if authorized by the
  county commissioners court (Sec. 51.305, Government Code) . . . not
  more than $10.
         (b)  Effective September 1, 2019, Section 103.027(a),
  Government Code, is amended to conform to Chapter 654 (H.B. 2182),
  Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, and further
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  Fees and costs shall be paid or collected under the
  Government Code as follows:
               (1)  filing a certified copy of a judicial finding of
  fact and conclusion of law if charged by the secretary of state
  (Sec. 51.905, Government Code) . . . $15;
               (2)  cost paid by each surety posting the bail bond for
  an offense other than a misdemeanor punishable by fine only under
  Chapter 17, Code of Criminal Procedure, for the assistant
  prosecutor supplement fund and the fair defense account (Sec.
  41.258, Government Code) . . . $15, provided the cost does not
  exceed $30 for all bail bonds posted at that time for an individual
  and the cost is not required on the posting of a personal or cash
  bond;
               (3)  to participate in a court proceeding in this
  state, a nonresident attorney fee (Sec. 82.0361, Government Code)
  . . . $250 except as waived or reduced under supreme court rules for
  representing an indigent person;
               (4)  on a party's appeal of a final decision in a
  contested case, the cost of preparing the original or a certified
  copy of the record of the agency proceeding, if required by the
  agency's rule, as a court cost (Sec. 2001.177, Government Code)
  . . . as assessed by the court, all or part of the cost of
  preparation;
               (5)  a program fee for a drug court program (Sec.
  123.004, Government Code) . . . not to exceed $1,000;
               (6)  an alcohol or controlled substance testing,
  counseling, and treatment fee (Sec. 123.004, Government Code) . . .
  the amount necessary to cover the costs of testing, counseling, and
  treatment;
               (7)  a reasonable program fee for a veterans treatment 
  court program (Sec. 124.005, Government Code) . . . not to exceed
  $1,000;
               (8)  a testing, counseling, and treatment fee for
  testing, counseling, or treatment performed or provided under a
  veterans treatment court program (Sec. 124.005, Government Code)
  . . . the amount necessary to cover the costs of testing,
  counseling, or treatment; [and]
               (9)  a nonrefundable program fee for a commercially
  sexually exploited persons court [prostitution prevention] program
  (Sec. 126.006, Government Code) . . . a reasonable amount not to
  exceed $1,000, which must include a counseling and services fee in
  an amount necessary to cover the costs of counseling and services
  provided by the program, a victim services fee in an amount equal to
  10 percent of the total fee, and a law enforcement training fee in
  an amount equal to five percent of the total fee; and
               (10)  a district court records archive fee for the
  filing of a suit, including an appeal from an inferior court, or a
  cross-action, counterclaim, intervention, contempt action, motion
  for new trial, or third-party petition, in any court in the county
  for which the district clerk accepts filings, if authorized by the
  county commissioners court (Sec. 51.305, Government Code) . . . not
  more than $5.
         (c)  The following are repealed:
               (1)  Section 103.0271, Government Code; and
               (2)  Section 103.0292, Government Code, as added by
  Chapter 1167 (S.B. 484), Acts of the 83rd Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2013.
  ARTICLE 9.  CHANGES RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE
         SECTION 9.001.  Section 81.046(c), Health and Safety Code,
  as amended by Chapters 789 (H.B. 2646) and 1278 (S.B. 1574), Acts of
  the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
         (c)  Medical or epidemiological information, including
  information linking a person who is exposed to a person with a
  communicable disease, may be released:
               (1)  for statistical purposes if released in a manner
  that prevents the identification of any person;
               (2)  with the consent of each person identified in the
  information;
               (3)  to medical personnel treating the individual,
  appropriate state agencies in this state or another state, a health
  authority or local health department in this state or another
  state, or federal, county, or district courts to comply with this
  chapter and related rules relating to the control and treatment of
  communicable diseases and health conditions or under another state
  or federal law that expressly authorizes the disclosure of this
  information;
               (4)  to appropriate federal agencies, such as the
  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [of the United States
  Public Health Service], but the information must be limited to the
  name, address, sex, race, and occupation of the patient, the date of
  disease onset, the probable source of infection, and other
  requested information relating to the case or suspected case of a
  communicable disease or health condition;
               (5)  to medical personnel to the extent necessary in a
  medical emergency to protect the health or life of the person
  identified in the information; [or]
               (6)  to a designated infection control officer;
               (7) [(6)]  to governmental entities that provide first
  responders who may respond to a situation involving a potential
  communicable disease of concern and need the information to
  properly respond to the situation; or
               (8) [(7)]  to a local health department or health
  authority for a designated monitoring period based on the potential
  risk for developing symptoms of a communicable disease of concern.
         SECTION 9.002.  Section 242.403(a), Health and Safety Code,
  is amended to conform to changes made by Chapter 838 (S.B. 202),
  Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as
  follows:
         (a)  The executive commissioner shall adopt standards to
  implement Sections 242.401 and 242.402.  Those standards must, at a
  minimum, address:
               (1)  admission of residents;
               (2)  care of residents younger than 18 years of age;
               (3)  an initial assessment and comprehensive plan of
  care for residents;
               (4)  transfer or discharge of residents;
               (5)  clinical records;
               (6)  infection control at the institution;
               (7)  rehabilitative services;
               (8)  food services;
               (9)  nutrition services provided by a director of food
  services who is licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing and
  Regulation under Chapter 701, Occupations Code, [State Board of
  Examiners of Dietitians] or, if not so licensed, who is in scheduled
  consultation with a person who is so licensed as frequently and for
  such time as the executive commissioner shall determine necessary
  to assure each resident a diet that meets the daily nutritional and
  special dietary needs of each resident;
               (10)  social services and activities;
               (11)  prevention of pressure sores;
               (12)  bladder and bowel retraining programs for
  residents;
               (13)  prevention of complications from nasogastric or
  gastrotomy tube feedings;
               (14)  relocation of residents within an institution;
               (15)  postmortem procedures; and
               (16)  appropriate use of chemical and physical
  restraints.
         SECTION 9.003.  Section 401.015(a), Health and Safety Code,
  is amended to conform to changes made by Chapter 838 (S.B. 202),
  Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as
  follows:
         (a)  The radiation advisory board is composed of the
  following 18 members appointed by the governor:
               (1)  one representative from industry who is trained in
  nuclear physics, science, or nuclear engineering;
               (2)  one representative from labor;
               (3)  one representative from agriculture;
               (4)  one representative from the insurance industry;
               (5)  one individual who is engaged in the use and
  application of nuclear physics in medicine and is certified by the
  American Board of Radiology or licensed by the Texas Medical Board
  under Chapter 602, Occupations Code [of Licensure for Professional
  Medical Physicists];
               (6)  one hospital administrator;
               (7)  one individual licensed by the Texas Medical Board
  who specializes in nuclear medicine;
               (8)  one individual licensed by the Texas Medical Board
  who specializes in pathology;
               (9)  one individual licensed by the Texas Medical Board
  who specializes in radiology;
               (10)  one representative from the nuclear utility
  industry;
               (11)  one representative from the radioactive waste
  industry;
               (12)  one representative from the petroleum industry;
               (13)  one health physicist certified by the American
  Board of Health Physics;
               (14)  one individual licensed by the State Board of
  Dental Examiners;
               (15)  one representative from the uranium mining
  industry; and
               (16)  three representatives of the public.
         SECTION 9.004.  Section 532.0131(d), Health and Safety Code,
  is amended to correct a typographical error to read as follows:
         (d)  The executive commissioner of the Health and Human
  Services Commission shall appoint as members of the work group:
               (1)  a representative of the department;
               (2)  a representative of the Texas Department of
  Criminal Justice;
               (3)  a representative of the Texas Juvenile Justice
  Department;
               (4)  a representative of the Texas Correctional Office
  on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments;
               (5)  a representative of the Sheriffs' [Sheriff's]
  Association of Texas;
               (6)  a superintendent of a state hospital with a
  maximum security forensic unit;
               (7)  a representative of a local mental health
  authority;
               (8)  a representative of the protection and advocacy
  system of this state established in accordance with 42 U.S.C.
  Section 15043, appointed by the administrative head of that system;
  and
               (9)  additional members as needed to comply with the
  number of members selected by the commissioner, who must be
  recognized experts in forensic patients or persons who represent
  the interests of forensic patients, and who may be advocates,
  family members, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers,
  psychiatric nurses, or representatives of hospitals licensed under
  Chapter 241 or 577.
  ARTICLE 10.  CHANGES RELATING TO INSURANCE CODE
         SECTION 10.001.  Section 544.552, Insurance Code, as amended
  by Chapters 592 (S.B. 188) and 1137 (S.B. 189), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted and amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 544.552.  APPLICABILITY. This subchapter applies only
  to:
               (1)  a standard fire, homeowners, or farm and ranch
  owners insurance policy, including such policies written by:
                     (A) [(1)]  a farm mutual insurance company;
                     (B) [(2)]  a county mutual insurance company;
                     (C) [(3)]  a Lloyd's plan; and
                     (D) [(4)]  a reciprocal or interinsurance
  exchange; or
               (2)  a personal automobile insurance policy, including
  a policy written by a county mutual insurance company.
         SECTION 10.002.  Sections 1451.001(3), (7), (8), and (20),
  Insurance Code, are amended to conform to Chapter 838 (S.B. 202),
  Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as
  follows:
               (3)  "Audiologist" means an individual licensed to
  practice audiology by the Texas Department of Licensing and
  Regulation [State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology
  and Audiology].
               (7)  "Dietitian" means an individual licensed by the
  Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation under Chapter 701,
  Occupations Code [State Board of Examiners of Dietitians].
               (8)  "Hearing instrument fitter and dispenser" means an
  individual licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing and
  Regulation under Chapter 402, Occupations Code [State Committee of
  Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Instruments].
               (20)  "Speech-language pathologist" means an
  individual licensed to practice speech-language pathology by the
  Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation [State Board of
  Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology].
         SECTION 10.003.  Section 2210.251(f), Insurance Code, as
  amended by Chapters 188 (S.B. 498) and 1073 (H.B. 2439), Acts of
  the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         (f)  Notwithstanding any other provision of this subchapter,
  insurance coverage for a residential structure may be issued or
  renewed through the association subject to the inspection
  requirements imposed under Section 2210.258, if applicable.
         SECTION 10.004.  Section 2210.2581, Insurance Code, as
  amended by Chapter 615 (S.B. 900), Acts of the 84th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2015, is repealed to conform to the repeal of
  Section 2210.2581, Insurance Code, by Chapter 188 (S.B. 498), Acts
  of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
  ARTICLE 11.  CHANGES RELATING TO LABOR CODE
         SECTION 11.001.  Sections 23.003(a) and (b), Labor Code, as
  added by Chapter 195 (S.B. 805), Acts of the 84th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2015, are repealed as duplicative of Sections
  23.003(a) and (b), Labor Code, as added by Chapter 816 (H.B. 3547),
  Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
  ARTICLE 12.  CHANGES RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE
         SECTION 12.001.  Section 234.132, Local Government Code, as
  amended by Chapters 623 (S.B. 1210) and 1170 (S.B. 866), Acts of the
  84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted and amended
  to read as follows:
         Sec. 234.132.  APPLICABILITY.  This subchapter applies only
  to:
               (1)  a county that has a population of less than 25,000,
  is adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico, and is within 50 miles of an
  international border;
               (2)  a county that has a population of four million or
  more;
               (3)  a county that is adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico and
  to a county that has a population of four million or more; [and]
               (4)  a county located on the Texas-Mexico border that
  has a population of less than 300,000 and contains a municipality
  with a population of 200,000 or more; and
               (5) [(3)]  a county that has a population of 550,000 or
  more and is adjacent to a county described by Subdivision (2).
         SECTION 12.002.  Section 250.007, Local Government Code, is
  amended to correct an error to read as follows:
         Sec. 250.007.  REGULATION OF RENTAL OR LEASING OF HOUSING
  ACCOMMODATIONS.  (a)  Except as provided by this section, a
  municipality or county may not adopt or enforce an ordinance or
  regulation that prohibits an owner, lessee, sublessee, assignee,
  managing agent, or other person having the right to lease,
  sublease, or rent a housing accommodation from refusing to lease or
  rent the housing accommodation to a person because the person's
  lawful source of income to pay rent includes funding from a federal
  housing assistance program.
         (b)  This section does not affect an ordinance or regulation
  that prohibits the refusal to lease or rent a housing accommodation
  to a military veteran because of the veteran's lawful source of
  income to pay rent.
         (c)  This section does not affect any authority of a
  municipality or county or decree to create or implement an
  incentive, contract commitment, density bonus, or other voluntary
  program designed to encourage the acceptance of a housing voucher
  directly or indirectly funded by the federal government, including
  a federal housing choice voucher.
  ARTICLE 13.  CHANGES RELATING TO NATURAL RESOURCES CODE
         SECTION 13.001.  Section 81.067(c), Natural Resources Code,
  is amended to conform to the repeal of Section 81.112, Natural
  Resources Code, by Chapter 470 (S.B. 757), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         (c)  The fund consists of:
               (1)  proceeds from bonds and other financial security
  required by this chapter and benefits under well-specific plugging
  insurance policies described by Section 91.104(c) that are paid to
  the state as contingent beneficiary of the policies, subject to the
  refund provisions of Section 91.1091, if applicable;
               (2)  private contributions, including contributions
  made under Section 89.084;
               (3)  expenses collected under Section 89.083;
               (4)  fees imposed under Section 85.2021;
               (5)  costs recovered under Section 91.457 or 91.459;
               (6)  proceeds collected under Sections 89.085 and
  91.115;
               (7)  interest earned on the funds deposited in the
  fund;
               (8)  oil and gas waste hauler permit application fees
  collected under Section 29.015, Water Code;
               (9)  costs recovered under Section 91.113(f);
               (10)  hazardous oil and gas waste generation fees
  collected under Section 91.605;
               (11)  oil-field cleanup regulatory fees on oil
  collected under Section 81.116;
               (12)  oil-field cleanup regulatory fees on gas
  collected under Section 81.117;
               (13)  fees for a reissued certificate collected under
  Section 91.707;
               (14)  fees collected under Section 91.1013;
               (15)  fees collected under Section 89.088;
               (16)  fees collected under Section 91.142;
               (17)  fees collected under Section 91.654;
               (18)  costs recovered under Sections 91.656 and 91.657;
               (19)  fees collected under Section 81.0521;
               (20)  fees collected under Sections 89.024 and 89.026;
               (21)  legislative appropriations;
               (22)  any surcharges collected under Section 81.070;
               (23)  fees collected under Section 91.0115;
               (24)  [money deposited to the credit of the fund under
  Section 81.112;
               [(25)]  fees collected under Subchapter E, Chapter 121,
  Utilities Code; and
               (25) [(26)]  fees collected under Section 27.0321,
  Water Code.
         SECTION 13.002.  Section 81.112, Natural Resources Code, as
  amended by Chapter 448 (H.B. 7), Acts of the 84th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2015, is repealed to conform to the repeal of
  Section 81.112, Natural Resources Code, by Chapter 470 (S.B. 757),
  Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
  ARTICLE 14.  CHANGES RELATING TO OCCUPATIONS CODE
         SECTION 14.001.  Section 55.004, Occupations Code, as
  amended by Chapters 586 (H.B. 3742) and 1193 (S.B. 1307), Acts of
  the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         Sec. 55.004.  ALTERNATIVE LICENSING FOR MILITARY SERVICE
  MEMBERS, MILITARY VETERANS, AND MILITARY SPOUSES. (a)  A state
  agency that issues a license shall adopt rules for the issuance of
  the license to an applicant who is a military service member,
  military veteran, or military spouse and:
               (1)  holds a current license issued by another
  jurisdiction that has licensing requirements that are
  substantially equivalent to the requirements for the license in
  this state; or
               (2)  within the five years preceding the application
  date held the license in this state.
         (b)  The executive director of a state agency may waive any
  prerequisite to obtaining a license for an applicant described by
  Subsection (a) after reviewing the applicant's credentials.
         (c)  In addition to the rules adopted under Subsection (a), a
  state agency that issues a license may adopt rules that would
  establish alternate methods for a military service member, military
  veteran, or military spouse to demonstrate competency to meet the
  requirements for obtaining the license.
         SECTION 14.002.  Section 1802.002(a), Occupations Code, as
  amended by Chapters 777 (H.B. 2481) and 1230 (S.B. 1982), Acts of
  the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         (a)  This chapter does not apply to:
               (1)  a sale conducted by order of a United States court
  under Title 11, United States Code;
               (2)  a sale conducted by an employee of the United
  States, this state, or a political subdivision of this state in the
  course and scope of employment;
               (3)  a sale conducted by a charitable, religious, or
  civic organization, including an organization having a tax exempt
  status under Section 501(c), Internal Revenue Code of 1986, or
  organized as a nonprofit entity, if the person organizing,
  arranging, or conducting the auction receives no compensation;
               (4)  a foreclosure sale of real property personally
  conducted by a trustee under a deed of trust;
               (5)  a foreclosure sale of personal property personally
  conducted by:
                     (A)  a person who holds a security interest in the
  property, including a mortgage; or
                     (B)  an employee or agent of a person described by
  Paragraph (A) acting in the course and scope of employment, if:
                           (i)  the employee or agent is not otherwise
  engaged in the auction business; and
                           (ii)  all property for sale in the auction is
  subject to a security agreement;
               (6)  a sale conducted by sealed bid without the option
  of increasing or decreasing the amount of a bid;
               (7)  an auction conducted only for student training
  purposes as part of a course of study approved by the department;
               (8)  an auction conducted by a posted stockyard or
  market agency as defined by the federal Packers and Stockyards Act
  (7 U.S.C. Section 181 et seq.), as amended;
               (9)  an auction of livestock conducted by a nonprofit
  livestock trade association chartered in this state, if the auction
  involves only the sale of livestock owned by members of the trade
  association;
               (10)  an auction conducted by a charitable or nonprofit
  organization chartered in this state, if the auction:
                     (A)  is part of a fair that is organized under
  state, county, or municipal authority; and
                     (B)  involves only the sale of property owned by
  the organization's members;
               (11)  a sale or auction conducted by an auctioneer
  while the auctioneer is physically located outside of this state;
               (12)  a sale of motor vehicles at auction by a person
  licensed under Chapter 2301 or 2302;
               (13)  a sale of motor vehicles at auction by a person
  who holds a wholesale motor vehicle auction general distinguishing
  number or an independent motor vehicle general distinguishing
  number issued by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; or
               (14)  an auction of property through the Internet.
         SECTION 14.003.  Section 1802.051(d), Occupations Code, as
  added by Chapter 1230 (S.B. 1982), Acts of the 84th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2015, is repealed as duplicative of Section
  1802.051(d), Occupations Code, as added by Chapter 777 (H.B. 2481),
  Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
  ARTICLE 15. CHANGES RELATING TO PENAL CODE
         SECTION 15.001.  Section 31.18(b), Penal Code, is amended to
  correct a reference to read as follows:
         (b)  A person commits an offense if the person:
               (1)  knowingly or intentionally conducts, promotes, or
  facilitates an activity in which the person receives, possesses,
  conceals, stores, barters, sells, abandons, or disposes of:
                     (A)  stolen cargo; or
                     (B)  cargo explicitly represented to the person as
  being stolen cargo; or
               (2)  is employed as a driver lawfully contracted to
  transport a specific cargo by vehicle from a known point of origin
  to a known point of destination and, with the intent to conduct,
  promote, or facilitate an activity described by Subdivision (1)
  [Subsection (b)(1)], knowingly or intentionally:
                     (A)  fails to deliver the entire cargo to the
  known point of destination as contracted; or
                     (B)  causes the seal to be broken on the vehicle or
  on an intermodal container containing any part of the cargo.
         SECTION 15.002.  Section 46.01(11), Penal Code, is repealed
  to conform to Chapter 960 (H.B. 1862), Acts of the 83rd Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2013.
         SECTION 15.003.  Section 46.03(f), Penal Code, as amended by
  Chapters 437 (H.B. 910) and 1001 (H.B. 554), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         (f)  Except as provided by Subsection (e-1), it is not a
  defense to prosecution under this section that the actor possessed
  a handgun and was licensed to carry a handgun under Subchapter H,
  Chapter 411, Government Code.
         SECTION 15.004.  Section 46.035(g), Penal Code, as amended
  by Chapters 437 (H.B. 910) and 438 (S.B. 11), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted and amended to
  read as follows:
         (g)  An offense under this section [(a-1), (a-2), (a-3),] is
  a Class A misdemeanor, unless the offense is committed under
  Subsection (b)(1) or (b)(3), in which event the offense is a felony
  of the third degree.
         SECTION 15.005.  Sections 46.035(h) and (j), Penal Code, as
  amended by Chapters 437 (H.B. 910) and 438 (S.B. 11), Acts of the
  84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, are reenacted to read as
  follows:
         (h)  It is a defense to prosecution under Subsection (a),
  (a-1), (a-2), or (a-3) that the actor, at the time of the commission
  of the offense, displayed the handgun under circumstances in which
  the actor would have been justified in the use of force or deadly
  force under Chapter 9.
         (j)  Subsections (a), (a-1), (a-2), (a-3), and (b)(1) do not
  apply to a historical reenactment performed in compliance with the
  rules of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
  ARTICLE 16. CHANGES RELATING TO PROPERTY CODE
         SECTION 16.001.  Section 209.00592(a-1), Property Code, as
  added by Chapter 248 (S.B. 862), Acts of the 84th Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2015, is repealed as duplicative of Section
  209.00592(a-1), Property Code, as added by Chapter 1183 (S.B.
  1168), Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
  ARTICLE 17. CHANGES RELATING TO TAX CODE
         SECTION 17.001.  Section 151.310(a), Tax Code, is amended to
  correct an error to read as follows:
         (a)  A taxable item sold, leased, or rented to, or stored,
  used, or consumed by, any of the following organizations is
  exempted from the taxes imposed by this chapter:
               (1)  an organization created for religious,
  educational, or charitable purposes if no part of the net earnings
  of the organization benefits a private shareholder or individual
  and the items purchased, leased, or rented are related to the
  purpose of the organization;
               (2)  an organization qualifying for an exemption from
  federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3), (4), (8), (10), or
  (19), Internal Revenue Code, if [of] the item sold, leased, rented,
  stored, used, or consumed relates to the purpose of the exempted
  organization and the item is not used for the personal benefit of a
  private stockholder or individual;
               (3)  a nonprofit organization engaged exclusively in
  providing athletic competition among persons under 19 years old if
  no financial benefit goes to an individual or shareholder;
               (4)  a company, department, or association organized
  for the purpose of answering fire alarms and extinguishing fires or
  for the purpose of answering fire alarms, extinguishing fires, and
  providing emergency medical services, the members of which receive
  no compensation or only nominal compensation for their services
  rendered, if the taxable item is used exclusively by the company,
  department, or association; or
               (5)  a chamber of commerce or a convention and tourist
  promotional agency representing at least one Texas city or county
  if the chamber of commerce or the agency is not organized for profit
  and no part of its net earnings inures to a private shareholder or
  other individual.
         SECTION 17.002.  The heading to Section 313.009, Tax Code,
  as redesignated by Chapter 1236 (S.B. 1296), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is amended to correct an error
  in enrolling House Bill 2712, Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2015, to read as follows:
         Sec. 313.009.  CERTAIN ENTITIES INELIGIBLE [ELIGIBLE].
         SECTION 17.003.  Section 351.101(a), Tax Code, as amended by
  Chapters 666 (H.B. 3772) and 979 (H.B. 3615), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted and amended to
  read as follows:
         (a)  Revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax may be
  used only to promote tourism and the convention and hotel industry,
  and that use is limited to the following:
               (1)  the acquisition of sites for and the construction,
  improvement, enlarging, equipping, repairing, operation, and
  maintenance of convention center facilities or visitor information
  centers, or both;
               (2)  the furnishing of facilities, personnel, and
  materials for the registration of convention delegates or
  registrants;
               (3)  advertising and conducting solicitations and
  promotional programs to attract tourists and convention delegates
  or registrants to the municipality or its vicinity;
               (4)  the encouragement, promotion, improvement, and
  application of the arts, including instrumental and vocal music,
  dance, drama, folk art, creative writing, architecture, design and
  allied fields, painting, sculpture, photography, graphic and craft
  arts, motion pictures, radio, television, tape and sound recording,
  and other arts related to the presentation, performance, execution,
  and exhibition of these major art forms;
               (5)  historical restoration and preservation projects
  or activities or advertising and conducting solicitations and
  promotional programs to encourage tourists and convention
  delegates to visit preserved historic sites or museums:
                     (A)  at or in the immediate vicinity of convention
  center facilities or visitor information centers; or
                     (B)  located elsewhere in the municipality or its
  vicinity that would be frequented by tourists and convention
  delegates;
               (6)  for a municipality located in a county with a
  population of one million or less, expenses, including promotion
  expenses, directly related to a sporting event in which the
  majority of participants are tourists who substantially increase
  economic activity at hotels and motels within the municipality or
  its vicinity;
               (7)  subject to Section 351.1076, the promotion of
  tourism by the enhancement and upgrading of existing sports
  facilities or fields, including facilities or fields for baseball,
  softball, soccer, flag football, and rodeos, if:
                     (A)  the municipality owns the facilities or
  fields;
                     (B)  the municipality:
                           (i)  has a population of 80,000 or more and
  is located in a county that has a population of 350,000 or less;
                           (ii)  has a population of at least 75,000 but
  not more than 95,000 and is located in a county that has a
  population of less than 200,000 but more than 160,000;
                           (iii)  has a population of at least 36,000
  but not more than 39,000 and is located in a county that has a
  population of 100,000 or less that is not adjacent to a county with
  a population of more than two million;
                           (iv)  has a population of at least 13,000 but
  less than 39,000 and is located in a county that has a population of
  at least 200,000;
                           (v)  has a population of at least 70,000 but
  less than 90,000 and no part of which is located in a county with a
  population greater than 150,000;
                           (vi)  is located in a county that:
                                 (a)  is adjacent to the Texas-Mexico
  border;
                                 (b)  has a population of at least
  500,000; and
                                 (c)  does not have a municipality with
  a population greater than 500,000;
                           (vii)  has a population of at least 25,000
  but not more than 26,000 and is located in a county that has a
  population of 90,000 or less;
                           (viii) [(ix)]  is located in a county that
  has a population of not more than 300,000 and in which a component
  university of the University of Houston System is located; or
                           (ix) [(x)]  has a population of at least
  40,000 and the San Marcos River flows through the municipality; and
                     (C)  the sports facilities and fields have been
  used, in the preceding calendar year, a combined total of more than
  10 times for district, state, regional, or national sports
  tournaments;
               (8)  for a municipality with a population of at least
  70,000 but less than 90,000, no part of which is located in a county
  with a population greater than 150,000, the construction,
  improvement, enlarging, equipping, repairing, operation, and
  maintenance of a coliseum or multiuse facility;
               (9)  signage directing the public to sights and
  attractions that are visited frequently by hotel guests in the
  municipality;
               (10)  the construction, improvement, enlarging,
  equipping, repairing, operation, and maintenance of a coliseum or
  multiuse facility, if the municipality:
                     (A)  has a population of at least 90,000 but less
  than 120,000; and
                     (B)  is located in two counties, at least one of
  which contains the headwaters of the San Gabriel River; and
               (11)  for a municipality with a population of more than
  175,000 but less than 225,000 that is located in two counties, each
  of which has a population of less than 200,000, the construction,
  improvement, enlarging, equipping, repairing, operation, and
  maintenance of a coliseum or multiuse facility and related
  infrastructure or a venue, as defined by Section 334.001(4), Local
  Government Code, that is related to the promotion of tourism.
  ARTICLE 18. CHANGES RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION CODE
         SECTION 18.001.  Section 504.202(e-1), Transportation Code,
  as amended by Chapters 708 (H.B. 1128) and 716 (H.B. 1273), Acts of
  the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted to read
  as follows:
         (e-1)  Other than license plates issued under Subsection
  (h), license plates issued under this section may include, on
  request:
               (1)  the emblem of the veteran's branch of service; or
               (2)  one emblem from another license plate to which the
  person is entitled under Section 504.308, 504.311, 504.312,
  504.313, 504.3135, 504.314, 504.315, 504.316, 504.318, 504.319, or
  504.320.
         SECTION 18.002.  The heading to Section 504.502,
  Transportation Code, is amended to conform to the transfer of the
  offense by Chapter 1296 (H.B. 2357), Acts of the 82nd Legislature,
  Regular Session, 2011, to read as follows:
         Sec. 504.502.  CERTAIN EXHIBITION VEHICLES[; OFFENSE].
         SECTION 18.003.  Section 644.101(b), Transportation Code,
  as amended by Chapters 278 (H.B. 716) and 1130 (S.B. 58), Acts of
  the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
         (b)  A police officer of any of the following municipalities
  is eligible to apply for certification under this section:
               (1)  a municipality with a population of 50,000 or
  more;
               (2)  a municipality with a population of 25,000 or more
  any part of which is located in a county with a population of
  500,000 or more;
               (3)  a municipality with a population of less than
  25,000:
                     (A)  any part of which is located in a county with
  a population of 3.3 million; and
                     (B)  that contains or is adjacent to an
  international port;
               (4)  a municipality with a population of at least
  34,000 that is located in a county that borders two or more states;
               (5)  a municipality any part of which is located in a
  county bordering the United Mexican States;
               (6)  a municipality with a population of less than
  5,000 that is located:
                     (A)  adjacent to a bay connected to the Gulf of
  Mexico; and
                     (B)  in a county adjacent to a county with a
  population greater than 3.3 million;
               (7)  a municipality that is located:
                     (A)  within 25 miles of an international port; and
                     (B)  in a county that does not contain a highway
  that is part of the national system of interstate and defense
  highways and is adjacent to a county with a population greater than
  3.3 million;
               (8)  a municipality with a population of less than
  8,500 that:
                     (A)  is the county seat; and
                     (B)  contains a highway that is part of the
  national system of interstate and defense highways; [or]
               (9)  a municipality located in a county with a
  population between 60,000 and 66,000 adjacent to a bay connected to
  the Gulf of Mexico; or
               (10) [(9)]  a municipality with a population of more
  than 40,000 and less than 50,000 that is located in a county with a
  population of more than 285,000 and less than 300,000 that borders
  the Gulf of Mexico.
  ARTICLE 19. CHANGES RELATING TO WATER CODE
         SECTION 19.001.  Section 16.053(e), Water Code, as amended
  by Chapters 756 (H.B. 2031), 990 (H.B. 30), and 1180 (S.B. 1101),
  Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted
  and amended to read as follows:
         (e)  Each regional water planning group shall submit to the
  development board a regional water plan that:
               (1)  is consistent with the guidance principles for the
  state water plan adopted by the development board under Section
  16.051(d);
               (2)  provides information based on data provided or
  approved by the development board in a format consistent with the
  guidelines provided by the development board under Subsection (d);
               (2-a)  is consistent with the desired future conditions
  adopted under Section 36.108 for the relevant aquifers located in
  the regional water planning area as of the date the board most
  recently adopted a state water plan under Section 16.051 or, at the
  option of the regional water planning group, established subsequent
  to the adoption of the most recent plan; provided, however, that if
  no groundwater conservation district exists within the area of the
  regional water planning group, the regional water planning group
  shall determine the supply of groundwater for regional planning
  purposes; the Texas Water Development Board shall review and
  approve, prior to inclusion in the regional water plan, that the
  groundwater supply for the regional planning group without a
  groundwater conservation district in its area is physically
  compatible, using the board's groundwater availability models,
  with the desired future conditions adopted under Section 36.108 for
  the relevant aquifers in the groundwater management area that are
  regulated by groundwater conservation districts;
               (3)  identifies:
                     (A)  each source of water supply in the regional
  water planning area, including information supplied by the
  executive administrator on the amount of modeled available
  groundwater in accordance with the guidelines provided by the
  development board under Subsections (d) and (f);
                     (B)  factors specific to each source of water
  supply to be considered in determining whether to initiate a
  drought response;
                     (C)  actions to be taken as part of the response;
  and
                     (D)  existing major water infrastructure
  facilities that may be used for interconnections in the event of an
  emergency shortage of water;
               (4)  has specific provisions for water management
  strategies to be used during a drought of record;
               (5)  includes but is not limited to consideration of
  the following:
                     (A)  any existing water or drought planning
  efforts addressing all or a portion of the region and potential
  impacts on public health, safety, or welfare in this state;
                     (B)  approved groundwater conservation district
  management plans and other plans submitted under Section 16.054;
                     (C)  all potentially feasible water management
  strategies, including but not limited to improved conservation,
  reuse, and management of existing water supplies, conjunctive use,
  acquisition of available existing water supplies, and development
  of new water supplies;
                     (D)  protection of existing water rights in the
  region;
                     (E)  opportunities for and the benefits of
  developing regional water supply facilities or providing regional
  management of water supply facilities;
                     (F)  appropriate provision for environmental
  water needs and for the effect of upstream development on the bays,
  estuaries, and arms of the Gulf of Mexico and the effect of plans on
  navigation;
                     (G)  provisions in Section 11.085(k)(1) if
  interbasin transfers are contemplated;
                     (H)  voluntary transfer of water within the region
  using, but not limited to, regional water banks, sales, leases,
  options, subordination agreements, and financing agreements;
                     (I)  emergency transfer of water under Section
  11.139, including information on the part of each permit, certified
  filing, or certificate of adjudication for nonmunicipal use in the
  region that may be transferred without causing unreasonable damage
  to the property of the nonmunicipal water rights holder; and
                     (J)  opportunities for and the benefits of
  developing large-scale desalination facilities for:
                           (i)  marine seawater that serve local or
  regional entities; and
                           (ii)  [(J) opportunities for and the
  benefits of developing large-scale desalination facilities for]
  seawater or brackish groundwater that serve local or regional
  brackish groundwater production zones identified and designated
  under Section 16.060(b)(5);
               (6)  identifies river and stream segments of unique
  ecological value and sites of unique value for the construction of
  reservoirs that the regional water planning group recommends for
  protection under Section 16.051;
               (7)  assesses the impact of the plan on unique river and
  stream segments identified in Subdivision (6) if the regional water
  planning group or the legislature determines that a site of unique
  ecological value exists;
               (8)  describes the impact of proposed water projects on
  water quality; and
               (9)  includes information on:
                     (A)  projected water use and conservation in the
  regional water planning area; and
                     (B)  the implementation of state and regional
  water plan projects, including water conservation strategies,
  necessary to meet the state's projected water demands.
         SECTION 19.002.  Section 16.060, Water Code, as amended by
  Chapter 990 (H.B. 30), Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2015, and repealed by Chapter 756 (H.B. 2031), Acts of the
  84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, is reenacted to read as
  follows:
         Sec. 16.060.  DESALINATION STUDIES AND RESEARCH. (a)  The
  board shall undertake or participate in research, feasibility and
  facility planning studies, investigations, and surveys as it
  considers necessary to further the development of cost-effective
  water supplies from seawater or brackish groundwater desalination
  in the state.
         (b)  The board shall prepare a biennial progress report on
  the implementation of seawater or brackish groundwater
  desalination activities in the state and shall submit it to the
  governor, lieutenant governor, and speaker of the house of
  representatives not later than December 1 of each even-numbered
  year. The report shall include:
               (1)  results of the board's studies and activities
  relative to seawater or brackish groundwater desalination during
  the preceding biennium;
               (2)  identification and evaluation of research,
  regulatory, technical, and financial impediments to the
  implementation of seawater or brackish groundwater desalination
  projects;
               (3)  evaluation of the role the state should play in
  furthering the development of large-scale seawater or brackish
  groundwater desalination projects in the state;
               (4)  the anticipated appropriation from general
  revenues necessary to continue investigating water desalination
  activities in the state during the next biennium; and
               (5)  identification and designation of local or
  regional brackish groundwater production zones in areas of the
  state with moderate to high availability and productivity of
  brackish groundwater that can be used to reduce the use of fresh
  groundwater and that:
                     (A)  are separated by hydrogeologic barriers
  sufficient to prevent significant impacts to water availability or
  water quality in any area of the same or other aquifers,
  subdivisions of aquifers, or geologic strata that have an average
  total dissolved solids level of 1,000 milligrams per liter or less
  at the time of designation of the zones; and
                     (B)  are not located in:
                           (i)  an area of the Edwards Aquifer subject
  to the jurisdiction of the Edwards Aquifer Authority;
                           (ii)  the boundaries of the:
                                 (a)  Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer
  Conservation District;
                                 (b)  Harris-Galveston Subsidence
  District; or
                                 (c)  Fort Bend Subsidence District;
                           (iii)  an aquifer, subdivision of an
  aquifer, or geologic stratum that:
                                 (a)  has an average total dissolved
  solids level of more than 1,000 milligrams per liter; and
                                 (b)  is serving as a significant source
  of water supply for municipal, domestic, or agricultural purposes
  at the time of designation of the zones; or
                           (iv)  an area of a geologic stratum that is
  designated or used for wastewater injection through the use of
  injection wells or disposal wells permitted under Chapter 27.
         (c)  The board shall actively pursue federal sources of
  funding for desalination projects in the state.
         (d)  The board shall work together with groundwater
  conservation districts and stakeholders and shall consider the
  Brackish Groundwater Manual for Texas Regional Water Planning
  Groups, and any updates to the manual, and other relevant
  scientific data or findings when identifying and designating
  brackish groundwater production zones under Subsection (b)(5).
         (e)  In designating a brackish groundwater production zone
  under this section, the board shall:
               (1)  determine the amount of brackish groundwater that
  the zone is capable of producing over a 30-year period and a 50-year
  period without causing a significant impact to water availability
  or water quality as described by Subsection (b)(5)(A); and
               (2)  include in the designation description:
                     (A)  the amounts of brackish groundwater that the
  zone is capable of producing during the periods described by
  Subdivision (1); and
                     (B)  recommendations regarding reasonable
  monitoring to observe the effects of brackish groundwater
  production within the zone.
         SECTION 19.003.  Section 36.001(31), Water Code, as added by
  Chapter 415 (H.B. 2767), Acts of the 84th Legislature, Regular
  Session, 2015, is repealed as duplicative of Section 36.001(31),
  Water Code, as added by Chapter 308 (S.B. 854), Acts of the 84th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
  ARTICLE 20. CHANGES RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF CERTAIN
  CIVIL STATUTES
         SECTION 20.001.  (a)  Section 86.17, Education Code, is
  repealed to conform to Chapter 570 (H.B. 1323), Acts of the 62nd
  Legislature, Regular Session, 1971.
         (b)  Section 1, Chapter 570 (H.B. 1323), Acts of the 62nd
  Legislature, Regular Session, 1971, is repealed as executed.
         SECTION 20.002.  (a)  The Health and Safety Code is amended
  to codify the Texas Environmental, Health, and Safety Audit
  Privilege Act (Article 4447cc, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) by
  adding Title 13 to read as follows:
  TITLE 13. ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, AND SAFETY AUDIT PRIVILEGE ACT
  CHAPTER 1101. ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, AND SAFETY AUDIT PRIVILEGE
  ACT
  SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL PROVISIONS
         Sec. 1101.001.  SHORT TITLE.  This chapter may be cited as
  the Texas Environmental, Health, and Safety Audit Privilege Act.  
  (Acts 74th Leg., R.S., Ch. 219, Sec. 1.)
         Sec. 1101.002.  PURPOSE; CIRCUMVENTION BY RULE PROHIBITED.  
  (a)  The purpose of this chapter is to encourage voluntary
  compliance with environmental and occupational health and safety
  laws.
         (b)  A regulatory agency may not adopt a rule or impose a
  condition that circumvents the purpose of this chapter.  (Acts 74th
  Leg., R.S., Ch. 219, Secs. 2, 11.)
         Sec. 1101.003.  DEFINITIONS. (a)  In this chapter:
               (1)  "Acquisition closing date" means the date on which
  ownership of, or a direct or indirect majority interest in the
  ownership of, a regulated facility or operation is acquired in an
  asset purchase, equity purchase, merger, or similar transaction.
               (2)  "Audit report" means an audit report described by
  Section 1101.051.
               (3)  "Environmental or health and safety audit" or
  "audit" means a systematic voluntary evaluation, review, or
  assessment of compliance with environmental or health and safety
  laws or with any permit issued under an environmental or health and
  safety law conducted by an owner or operator, an employee of an
  owner or operator, a person, including an employee or independent
  contractor of the person, that is considering the acquisition of a
  regulated facility or operation, or an independent contractor of:
                     (A)  a regulated facility or operation; or
                     (B)  an activity at a regulated facility or
  operation.
               (4)  "Environmental or health and safety law" means:
                     (A)  a federal or state environmental or
  occupational health and safety law; or
                     (B)  a rule, regulation, or regional or local law
  adopted in conjunction with a law described by Paragraph (A).
               (5)  "Owner or operator" means a person who owns or
  operates a regulated facility or operation.
               (6)  "Penalty" means an administrative, civil, or
  criminal sanction imposed by the state to punish a person for a
  violation of a statute or rule.  The term does not include a
  technical or remedial provision ordered by a regulatory authority.
               (7)  "Regulated facility or operation" means a facility
  or operation that is regulated under an environmental or health and
  safety law.
         (b)  A person acts intentionally for purposes of this chapter
  if the person acts intentionally within the meaning of Section
  6.03, Penal Code.
         (c)  For purposes of this chapter, a person acts knowingly,
  or with knowledge, with respect to the nature of the person's
  conduct when the person is aware of the person's physical acts. A
  person acts knowingly, or with knowledge, with respect to the
  result of the person's conduct when the person is aware that the
  conduct will cause the result.
         (d)  A person acts recklessly or is reckless for purposes of
  this chapter if the person acts recklessly or is reckless within the
  meaning of Section 6.03, Penal Code.
         (e)  To fully implement the privilege established by this
  chapter, the term "environmental or health and safety law" shall be
  construed broadly.  (Acts 74th Leg., R.S., Ch. 219, Sec. 3.)
         Sec. 1101.004.   APPLICABILITY.  The privilege established
  by this chapter applies to environmental or health and safety
  audits that are conducted on or after May 23, 1995. (Acts 74th
  Leg., R.S., Ch. 219, Sec. 12.)
         Sec. 1101.005.  RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER RECOGNIZED
  PRIVILEGES. This chapter does not limit, waive, or abrogate the
  scope or nature of any statutory or common law privilege, including
  the work product doctrine and the attorney-client privilege. (Acts
  74th Leg., R.S., Ch. 219, Sec. 13.)
  SUBCHAPTER B. GENERAL AUDIT PROVISIONS
         Sec. 1101.051.  AUDIT REPORT. (a)  An audit report is a
  report that includes each document and communication, other than
  those described by Section 1101.102, produced from an environmental
  or health and safety audit.
         (b)  General components that may be contained in a completed
  audit report include:
               (1)  a report prepared by an auditor, monitor, or
  similar person, which may include:
                     (A)  a description of the scope of the audit;
                     (B)  the information gained in the audit and
  findings, conclusions, and recommendations; and
                     (C)  exhibits and appendices;
               (2)  memoranda and documents analyzing all or a portion
  of the materials described by Subdivision (1) or discussing
  implementation issues; and
               (3)  an implementation plan or tracking system to
  correct past noncompliance, improve current compliance, or prevent
  future noncompliance.
         (c)  The types of exhibits and appendices that may be
  contained in an audit report include supporting information that is
  collected or developed for the primary purpose of and in the course
  of an environmental or health and safety audit, including:
               (1)  interviews with current or former employees;
               (2)  field notes and records of observations;
               (3)  findings, opinions, suggestions, conclusions,
  guidance, notes, drafts, and memoranda;
               (4)  legal analyses;
               (5)  drawings;
               (6)  photographs;
               (7)  laboratory analyses and other analytical data;
               (8)  computer-generated or electronically recorded
  information;
               (9)  maps, charts, graphs, and surveys; and
               (10)  other communications associated with an
  environmental or health and safety audit.
         (d)  To facilitate identification, each document in an audit
  report should be labeled "COMPLIANCE REPORT:  PRIVILEGED DOCUMENT"
  or labeled with words of similar import. Failure to label a
  document under this section does not constitute a waiver of the
  privilege established by this chapter or create a presumption that
  the privilege does or does not apply.  (Acts 74th Leg., R.S., Ch.
  219, Secs. 4(a), (b), (c), (d).)
         Sec. 1101.052.  PERIOD FOR COMPLETION OF AUDIT. (a)  Unless
  an extension is approved by the governmental entity with regulatory
  authority over the regulated facility or operation based on
  reasonable grounds, an environmental or health and safety audit
  must be completed within a reasonable time not to exceed six months
  after:
               (1)  the date the audit is initiated; or
               (2)  the acquisition closing date, if the person
  continues the audit under Section 1101.053.
         (b)  Subsection (a)(1) does not apply to an environmental or
  health and safety audit conducted before the acquisition closing
  date by a person that is considering the acquisition of the
  regulated facility or operation. (Acts 74th Leg., R.S., Ch. 219,
  Secs. 4(e), (f).)
         Sec. 1101.053.  CONTINUATION OF AUDIT BEGUN BEFORE
  ACQUISITION CLOSING DATE. A person that begins an environmental or
  health and safety audit before becoming the owner of a regulated
  facility or operation may continue the audit after the acquisition
  closing date if the person gives notice under Section 1101.155.  
  (Acts 74th Leg., R.S., Ch. 219, Sec. 4(d-1).)
  SUBCHAPTER C.  PRIVILEGE
         Sec. 1101.101.  SCOPE OF PRIVILEGE. (a)  An audit report is
  privileged as provided by this section.
         (b)  Except as provided by Sections 1101.102, 1101.103, and
  1101.104, any part of an audit report is privileged and is not
  admissible as evidence or subject to discovery in:
               (1)  a civil action, whether legal or equitable; or
               (2)  an administrative proceeding.
         (c)  A person, when called or subpoenaed as a witness, may
  not be compelled to testify or produce a document related to an
  environmental or health and safety audit if:
               (1)  the testimony or document discloses any item
  listed in Section 1101.051 that was made as part of the preparation
  of an audit report and that is addressed in a privileged part of an
  audit report; and
               (2)  the person is:
                     (A)  a person who conducted any portion of the
  audit but did not personally observe the physical events;
                     (B)  a person to whom the audit results are
  disclosed under Section 1101.103(b); or
                     (C)  a custodian of the audit results.
         (d)  A person who conducts or participates in the preparation
  of an environmental or health and safety audit and who has actually
  observed physical events of violation may testify about those
  events but may not be compelled to testify about or produce
  documents related to the preparation of or any privileged part of an
  environmental or health and safety audit or any item listed in
  Section 1101.051.
         (e)  An employee of a state agency may not request, review,
  or otherwise use an audit report during an agency inspection of a
  regulated facility or operation or an activity of a regulated
  facility or operation.
         (f)  A party asserting the privilege created by this section
  has the burden of establishing the applicability of the privilege.
  (Acts 74th Leg., R.S., Ch. 219, Sec. 5.)
         Sec. 1101.102.  NONPRIVILEGED MATERIALS. (a)  The
  privilege established by Section 1101.101 does not apply to:
               (1)  a document, communication, datum, or report or
  other information required by a regulatory agency to be collected,
  developed, maintained, or reported under a federal or state
  environmental or health and safety law;
               (2)  information obtained by observation, sampling, or
  monitoring by a regulatory agency; or
               (3)  information obtained from a source not involved in
  the preparation of the audit report.
         (b)  This section does not limit the right of a person to
  agree to conduct and disclose an audit report. (Acts 74th Leg.,
  R.S., Ch. 219, Sec. 8.)
         Sec. 1101.103.  EXCEPTION:  WAIVER. (a)  The privilege
  established by Section 1101.101 does not apply to the extent the
  privilege is expressly waived by the owner or operator who prepared
  the audit report or caused the report to be prepared.
         (b)  Disclosure of an audit report or any information
  generated by an environmental or health and safety audit does not
  waive the privilege established by Section 1101.101 if the
  disclosure:
               (1)  is made to address or correct a matter raised by
  the audit and is made only to:
                     (A)  a person employed by the owner or operator,
  including a temporary or contract employee;
                     (B)  a legal representative of the owner or
  operator;
                     (C)  an officer or director of the regulated
  facility or operation or a partner of the owner or operator;
                     (D)  an independent contractor of the owner or
  operator;
                     (E)  a person considering the acquisition of the
  regulated facility or operation that is the subject of the audit; or
                     (F)  an employee, temporary employee, contract
  employee, legal representative, officer, director, partner, or
  independent contractor of a person described by Paragraph (E);
               (2)  is made under the terms of a confidentiality
  agreement between the person for whom the audit report was prepared
  or the owner or operator of the audited facility or operation and:
                     (A)  a partner or potential partner of the owner
  or operator of the facility or operation;
                     (B)  a transferee or potential transferee of the
  facility or operation;
                     (C)  a lender or potential lender for the facility
  or operation;
                     (D)  a governmental official of a state; or
                     (E)  a person engaged in the business of insuring,
  underwriting, or indemnifying the facility or operation; or
               (3)  is made under a claim of confidentiality to a
  governmental official or agency by the person for whom the audit
  report was prepared or by the owner or operator.
         (c)  A party to a confidentiality agreement described by