Status of Bills in Conference Committee for 5/23/2017

STATUS OF BILLS IN CONFERENCE COMMITTEE



Tuesday

May 23, 2017




SB 1 Nelson SP: Zerwas

General Appropriations Bill.

4-18Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
4-18Senate conferees appointed: Nelson, Chair; Hinojosa, Huffman, Kolkhorst, Schwertner.
4-20House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
4-20House conferees appointed with instructions: Zerwas, Chair; Ashby, Davis, Sarah, Gonzales, Larry, Longoria.

SB 21 Birdwell/ Bettencourt/ Campbell/ Creighton/ Hancock/ et al. SP: King, Phil/ et al.

Relating to the qualifications, duties, and limitations of Texas delegates to a convention called under Article V of the United States Constitution.

5-10Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-10Senate conferees appointed: Birdwell, Chair; Bettencourt, Buckingham, Hughes, Lucio.
5-19House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-19House conferees appointed: King, Phil, Chair; Darby, Gonzales, Larry, King, Ken, Thompson, Senfronia.
5-23Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

SB 179 Menéndez/ Zaffirini/ et al. SP: Minjarez/ et al.

Relating to harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying of a public school student or minor and certain mental health programs for public school students.

5-17Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-17Senate conferees appointed: Menéndez, Chair; Creighton, Huffman, Nelson, Zaffirini.
5-19House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-19House conferees appointed: Minjarez, Chair; Bernal, Faircloth, Huberty, Moody.

SB 301 Watson/ Hinojosa/ Taylor, Van SP: Flynn

Relating to the operations and functions of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the sunset review date for, financial management of, and programs administered by the agency.

5-11Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-11Senate conferees appointed: Watson, Chair; Hinojosa, Hughes, Schwertner, Taylor, Van.
5-16House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-16House conferees appointed: Flynn, Chair; Alonzo, Capriglione, Gonzales, Larry, Paul.
5-19Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.
5-20Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the House.

SB 312 Nichols/ Taylor, Van/ et al. SP: Gonzales, Larry/ et al.

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation; authorizing an increase in rates charged for the use of state aircraft to provide for the acquisition of replacement aircraft.

5-19Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-19Senate conferees appointed: Nichols, Chair; Hancock, Hinojosa, Taylor, Van, Watson.

SB 527 Birdwell SP: Cook

Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel.

5-15Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-15Senate conferees appointed: Birdwell, Chair; Burton, Huffman, Uresti, Whitmire.
5-19House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-19House conferees appointed: Cook, Chair; Burns, Kacal, Moody, Rodriguez, Justin.
5-22Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

SB 533 Nelson SP: Geren

Relating to state agency contracting and procurement.

5-19Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-19Senate conferees appointed: Nelson, Chair; Hinojosa, Huffman, Nichols, Schwertner.
5-22House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-22House conferees appointed: Geren, Chair; Capriglione, Howard, Longoria, Price.

SB 1070 Hancock SP: Frullo

Relating to authorized reinsurance and financial statement credit and accounting for reinsurance.

5-11Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-11Senate conferees appointed: Hancock, Chair; Creighton, Nichols, Taylor, Larry, Whitmire.
5-19House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-19House conferees appointed: Frullo, Chair; Muñoz, Jr., Phillips, Smithee, Turner.

SB 1289 Creighton/ et al. SP: Paddie/ et al.

Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects.

5-17Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-17Senate conferees appointed: Creighton, Chair; Lucio, Menéndez, Nichols, Perry.
5-19House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-19House conferees appointed: Paddie, Chair; Ashby, Darby, Lucio III, Phelan.

SB 2190 Huffman SP: Flynn/ et al.

Relating to the public retirement systems of certain municipalities.

5-10Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-10Senate conferees appointed: Huffman, Chair; Hancock, Nelson, Schwertner, Uresti.
5-16House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-16House conferees appointed: Flynn, Chair; Coleman, Metcalf, Murphy, Walle.
5-21Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.
5-23Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the Senate.

HB 29 Thompson, Senfronia/ Huberty/ Collier/ Cook/ Frullo/ et al. SP: Huffman/ et al.

Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the investigation and prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing a criminal penalty; creating a criminal offense.

5-20House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-20House conferees appointed: Thompson, Senfronia, Chair; Arévalo, Collier, Frullo, Meyer.

HB 2995 Ashby SP: Nichols

Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.

5-21House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-21House conferees appointed: Ashby, Chair; Clardy, Kacal, King, Ken, Nevárez.