SENATE BILLS RETURNED FROM HOUSE WITH AMENDMENTS
May 25, 2017
Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.
Relating to leave policy and procedures for state employees.
Relating to certain required reports prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities.
Relating to funding under the transportation allotment for public school students subject to a high risk of violence while walking to school.
Relating to a notification requirement if a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school, does not have a nurse, school counselor, or librarian assigned to the school during all instructional hours.
Relating to the dissolution of the Chisholm Trail Special Utility District.
Relating to training for governmental entities and vendors, including purchasing and contract management training; authorizing fees.
Relating to certain purchasing by state agencies and local governments.
Relating to the enforcement of subpoenas and the regulation of pain management clinics by the Texas Medical Board.
Relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements.
Relating to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities in coastal border counties.
Relating to information regarding the number of school counselors in public schools.
Relating to the statewide preceptorship program in family medicine.
Relating to the abolishment of certain advisory committees and other state entities.
Relating to information collected about and purchases of information technology by governmental entities.
Relating to measures to facilitate the delivery of certain mental health services for veterans.
Relating to itemizing certain public notice expenditures in certain political subdivision budgets.
Relating to an expedited licensing process for certain physicians specializing in psychiatry; authorizing a fee.
Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to collect and study data on the participation of persons with intellectual disabilities in workforce education programs.
Relating to a report on the sale of retail electric power by the General Land Office.
Relating to the prosecution of offenses involving cruelty to animals; increasing a criminal penalty.
Relating to the instructional material list and supplemental instructional materials adopted by the State Board of Education.
Relating to the duties of the Texas Women Veterans Program.
Relating to choice of law and venue for certain construction contracts.
Relating to the use of open educational resources.
Relating to the board of directors of the Agua Special Utility District.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of providers of driver and traffic safety education.
Relating to vehicles exempt from vehicle safety inspections.
Relating to The Woodlands Township.
Relating to the use of certain lighting equipment on airport security vehicles.
Relating to the transfer of certain probate proceedings to the county in which the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate resides.
Relating to meeting the graduate medical education needs of new medical degree programs offered by public institutions of higher education and to the employment status of certain residents participating in certain graduate medical education programs.
Relating to amounts charged to an enrollee in a health benefit plan for prescription drugs covered by the plan.
Relating to limitations on courses that may be offered for dual credit by school districts and public institutions of higher education.
Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 84 as the Trooper Jonathan Thomas McDonald Memorial Highway.
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to change the date of the general election for officers.
Relating to franchises granted by navigation districts.
Relating to parental rights and information regarding certain intervention strategies used with public school students.
Relating to the conversion of the Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency to the Alliance Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose fees.
Relating to responsibility for the consequences of defects in the plans, specifications, or related documents for the construction or repair of an improvement to real property.
Relating to a writ of mandamus by a court of appeals against certain judges.
Relating to the selection and summons of prospective grand jurors.
Relating to confidentiality, sharing, sealing, and destruction of juvenile records.
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness.
Relating to funding for the operations of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission.
Relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses regarding unauthorized recordings.
Relating to photo identification for certain debit or credit card transactions.
Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting fluid milk; authorizing a fee.
Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services.
Relating to the regulation of banks and trust companies.
Relating to requiring school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to report certain information regarding expanded learning opportunities.
Relating to de novo hearings in child protection cases.
Relating to the rulemaking authority of the commissioner of insurance with respect to certain agreements and the effect of those agreements on this state's authority to regulate insurance.
Relating to the Texas college work-study program and to establishing a program for the off-campus employment of certain students at public or private institutions of higher education.
Relating to abolishing shampoo apprentice permits and shampoo specialty certificates.
Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board of water needs and availability in this state.
Relating to the permissible uses of the floodplain management account.
Relating to the refusal of entry to or ejection from school district property.
Relating to certain powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district and the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school.
Relating to the release of a child taken into possession by a law enforcement officer.
Relating to increasing the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of criminal trespass.
Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to establish homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones.
Relating to contributions to, benefits from, late fees imposed by, and the administration of systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
Relating to the conduct of primary elections and certain other election practices; increasing a criminal penalty; creating criminal offenses.
Relating to outreach and awareness for women veterans in this state.
Relating to the repeal of laws governing certain state entities, including the functions of those entities.
Relating to the regulation of certain degree-granting postsecondary educational institutions by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; providing administrative penalties.
Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for returning adult students at public institutions of higher education and to the tuition rate that may be charged to those students for certain excessive undergraduate hours.
Relating to state-developed open-source instructional material for public schools.
Relating to the adoption of common admission application forms for institutions of higher education.
Relating to an application for the amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity in an area within the boundaries of a political subdivision.
Relating to a school district contract to partner with an open-enrollment charter school to operate a district campus.
Relating to the administrative judicial regions in this state.
Relating to state agency information security plans, information technology employees, and online and mobile applications.
Relating to posting notice of self-help resources on the Internet website of a state court and in the office of the court clerk.
Relating to maternal mortality and morbidity and pregnancy-related deaths, including postpartum depression.
Relating to eligibility requirements for registration as an interior designer.
Relating to the allocation of housing tax credits to developments within proximate geographical areas.
Relating to the administration of certain water districts.
Relating to the development of instructional modules and training for public schools on the prevention of sexual abuse and sex trafficking and participation by the human trafficking prevention task force in that development.
Relating to the titling of motor vehicles; creating a criminal offense and authorizing fees.
Relating to certain real estate sales, brokerage, and advertising activities, certain functions of the Texas Real Estate Commission, and the authorization of a ground lease with the Texas Facilities Commission to construct or maintain a building.
Relating to the resolution of disputes or errors involving the ad valorem taxation of the same property by multiple taxing units of the same type as a result of disputed, overlapping, or erroneously applied boundaries.
Relating to the creation of Lakewood Improvement District of Harris County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
Relating to the creation of Montgomery County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.