Local and Uncontested Bills for 5/19/2017

LOCAL AND UNCONTESTED BILLS



The following bills have been certified for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar to be held Friday, May 19, 2017 at 4:00 PM or upon recess.




SB 1117 (CS) (LC)Creighton

Relating to the offense of failure to comply with an order from a fire marshal.


SB 1173 (LC)Perry/ et al.

Relating to evaluation of public school performance.


SB 1405 (CS) (LC)Creighton

Relating to the public sale of real property under a power of sale in a security instrument.


SB 1424 (CS) (LC)Buckingham

Relating to criminal procedure, including grand jury proceedings and the appointment of an attorney pro tem for certain criminal proceedings.


SB 1822 (CS) (LC)Burton

Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for sabotage and sedition; imposing a civil penalty.


SB 2210 (CS) (LC)Hancock

Relating to health benefit plan provider network listings and directories; authorizing an assessment.


SB 2276 (CS) (LC)Creighton

Relating to the creation of Lakewood Improvement District of Harris County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 2280 (LC)Buckingham

Relating to the name of the Burnet County Municipal Utility District No. 1.


SB 2292 (LC)Campbell

Relating to the powers and duties of the Meyer Ranch Municipal Utility District of Comal County; affecting an existing limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.


SB 2293 (CS) (LC)Creighton

Relating to the creation of Montgomery County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 2295 (A) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment.


SB 2296 (A) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose an assessment.


SB 2297 (A) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose an assessment.


SB 2298 (A) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 4; providing authority to impose an assessment.


SB 2299 (A) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the temporary board of and financing of certain facilities and improvements by the LaSalle Municipal Utility District No. 5; providing authority to impose an assessment.


HB 53 (LC)Romero, Jr./ Capriglione SP: Huffman

Relating to certain limitations on settlement agreements with a governmental unit.


HB 257 (LC)Hernandez/ Flynn/ Blanco/ Bernal/ Rodriguez, Justin/ et al. SP: Buckingham

Relating to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission regarding the transition from military service to employment.


HB 264 (LC)Hernandez SP: Garcia

Relating to public outreach materials to foster awareness of certain public school curriculum requirements.


HB 268 (LC)Lozano SP: Zaffirini

Relating to venue in the prosecution of certain criminal conduct involving obstruction or retaliation.


HB 355 (LC)Raney/ Guillen/ Clardy/ Minjarez/ Button/ et al. SP: Buckingham

Relating to prohibiting certain sex offenders from residing on the campus of a public or private institution of higher education.


HB 431 (LC)Metcalf/ et al. SP: Creighton

Relating to a temporary justice of the peace.


HB 448 (LC)Guillen SP: Perry

Relating to the transfer of certain revenue into the state parks account.


HB 493 (LC)Perez/ Button/ Murphy/ Clardy/ Blanco SP: Campbell

Relating to reporting requirements for the College Credit for Heroes program.


HB 626 (LC)Workman/ et al. SP: Campbell

Relating to late applications for certain exemptions from ad valorem taxation.


HB 651 (LC)Clardy SP: Hughes

Relating to the election date of the board of directors of the Rusk County Groundwater Conservation District.


HB 655 (LC)Clardy/ Rodriguez, Justin/ et al. SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the filing of a degree plan by students at public junior colleges.


HB 657 (LC)Bernal/ Guillen/ Burns SP: Menéndez

Relating to procedures for a student enrolled in a special education program who fails to perform satisfactorily on certain assessment instruments.


HB 678 (LC)Wu SP: Miles

Relating to the procedure for the entering of a plea or a stipulation of evidence by a child subject to a determinate sentence.


HB 789 (LC)Meyer SP: Huffines

Relating to minimum scores required for students in certain school districts to pass an examination for acceleration or for credit.


HB 871 (LC)Roberts/ Frank/ Miller/ Wu/ Klick/ et al. SP: Perry

Relating to child and family support services for families in crisis, including authorization agreements.


HB 874 (LC)Kuempel SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to a charitable raffle ticket awarded as a bingo prize.


HB 878 (CS) (LC)King, Ken/ Fallon SP: Perry

Relating to the extension and modification of a public school district depository contract.


HB 938 (LC)Thompson, Ed SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 518 in Pearland as the Officer Endy Ekpanya Memorial Highway.


HB 961 (CS) (LC)Rodriguez, Justin SP: Seliger

Relating to the election of junior college district trustees.


HB 965 (LC)Springer SP: Perry

Relating to the authority of a retail public water utility to require an operator of a correctional facility to comply with water conservation measures.


HB 998 (LC)Alvarado SP: Miles

Relating to the confidentiality of certain information stored as part of the preparation of campaign finance reports required to be filed with the clerk of certain counties or municipalities.


HB 1043 (LC)Blanco SP: Zaffirini

Relating to a court order authorizing temporary care of a minor child.


HB 1076 (LC)Oliverson/ Howard/ Sheffield/ Meyer/ VanDeaver/ et al. SP: Huffines

Relating to the mandatory spinal screening of public and private school students.


HB 1103 (LC)Hernandez SP: West

Relating to excluding a person on the suspense list from jury duty.


HB 1117 (LC)Wray SP: Zaffirini

Relating to eligibility for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program.


HB 1186 (LC)Anderson, Rodney SP: Huffines

Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District of certain property subject to a tax abatement agreement with the district and to the validation of certain actions of the district.


HB 1187 (LC)Capriglione SP: Nelson

Relating to the authority of a captive insurance company to provide reinsurance.


HB 1249 (LC)Goldman/ et al. SP: Hinojosa

Relating to a prohibition of certain motor vehicles resembling emergency medical services vehicles; creating a criminal offense.


HB 1257 (LC)Kacal SP: Birdwell

Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving property used for flood control purposes or a dam.


HB 1264 (LC)Burkett/ Button SP: Huffines

Relating to the concurrent jurisdiction of certain municipal courts in certain criminal cases punishable by fine only.


HB 1303 (LC)Stephenson SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 71 in Wharton County as the Roy P. Benavidez Memorial Highway.


HB 1410 (LC)Ortega/ Wu/ Frank/ Cain SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the ability of foster parents to intervene in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.


HB 1463 (LC)Smithee/ Villalba/ Anderson, Charles "Doc"/ et al. SP: Seliger

Relating to procedures for actions alleging failure to comply with certain standards to accommodate persons with disabilities.


HB 1468 (CS) (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Hancock

Relating to the sanitation and safety requirements for certain artificial bodies of water maintained for public recreational purposes.


HB 1469 (LC)Bailes/ Schaefer SP: Schwertner

Relating to qualifications for certain teachers employed by certain open-enrollment charter schools.


HB 1472 (LC)Capriglione/ Goldman/ Darby/ King, Phil/ Turner/ et al. SP: Nelson

Relating to investment by a public junior college district of public funds received from the management and development of mineral rights.


HB 1571 (LC)Paddie SP: Hughes

Relating to energy savings performance contracts.


HB 1573 (LC)Price SP: Creighton

Relating to personnel requirements for water loss auditors.


HB 1630 (LC)Dale SP: West

Relating to the approval of expenditures for the Texas Military Department.


HB 1645 (LC)Lozano/ Guillen/ Oliverson/ Koop/ Anderson, Rodney/ et al. SP: Zaffirini

Relating to requiring certain school districts to allow students who participate in Special Olympics to earn a letter on that basis.


HB 1646 (LC)Lozano/ Herrero SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the waiver of certain fees for an assumed name certificate or a statement of abandonment of use of an assumed name filed by a military veteran.


HB 1699 (LC)Geren SP: Nichols

Relating to the participation by qualified persons in the Department of Public Safety's driver record monitoring pilot program.


HB 1704 (LC)Kuempel/ Workman SP: Huffman

Relating to the award of court costs and attorney's fees in actions to determine the applicability of certain local government regulations.


HB 1735 (LC)Faircloth/ Raney SP: Huffman

Relating to certain election officers.


HB 1810 (LC)Dale/ Moody/ Fallon SP: Buckingham

Relating to the creation of the offense of possession or promotion of lewd visual material depicting a child.


HB 1814 (LC)Murr SP: Zaffirini

Relating to application requirements for certain probate proceedings.


HB 1859 (CS) (LC)Simmons SP: Taylor, Van

Relating to certain rental-purchase agreements.


HB 1896 (LC)Bohac SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to the application of and use of revenue from hotel occupancy taxes imposed by municipalities and counties.


HB 1913 (LC)Geren SP: Nelson

Relating to the required qualifications for serving as president of the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth and to the prohibition against the award of certain degrees by the center's governing board.


HB 1921 (LC)Flynn SP: Nichols

Relating to the functions and territory of the Upper Colorado River Authority, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.


HB 1930 (LC)Frullo SP: Perry

Relating to financial accounting and reporting requirements for this state and political subdivisions of this state.


HB 1946 (LC)Parker SP: Taylor, Van

Relating to the incontestability of certain contracts or leases submitted to the attorney general by certain water districts.


HB 2002 (LC)Lozano SP: Seliger

Relating to the location of the Irma Rangel College of Pharmacy.


HB 2007 (LC)Cosper/ Oliverson/ Cortez/ Blanco/ Fallon/ et al. SP: Buckingham

Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain military dentists and dental hygienists who provide voluntary charity dental or dental hygiene care.


HB 2019 (LC)King, Tracy O./ Flynn/ Guillen/ Elkins SP: Estes

Relating to the regulation of manufactured homes.


HB 2029 (LC)Lozano/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Villalba/ et al. SP: Perry

Relating to the exemption of certain commercial weighing or measuring devices from registration and inspection requirements.


HB 2040 (LC)King, Phil SP: Nichols

Relating to the building code standards for new residential construction in the unincorporated area of certain counties; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.


HB 2048 (LC)Dutton SP: Creighton

Relating to certain procedures for cases and orders relating to the Title IV-D agency.


HB 2064 (LC)Anderson, Rodney/ Rinaldi SP: Huffines

Relating to quorum and voting requirements for the transaction of business by the board of the Irving Flood Control District Section III of Dallas County.


HB 2067 (LC)Oliveira SP: Nichols

Relating to the registration of a related finance company for purposes of the motor vehicle sales and use tax; repealing the authorization for a fee.


HB 2095 (LC)Kuempel SP: Zaffirini

Relating to transfer of a plumber's license number on the retirement or death of the plumber.


HB 2097 (LC)Geren SP: Watson

Relating to the sale of malt liquor, ale, and beer by the holder of a brewpub license.


HB 2098 (CS) (LC)Geren SP: Watson

Relating to allowing certain wholesalers and distributors to purchase beer, ale, and malt liquor from the holder of a brewpub license.


HB 2124 (LC)Minjarez/ Miller/ Blanco SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the procedures for identifying and notifying relevant federal agencies about certain child abuse and neglect investigations.


HB 2126 (LC)Button SP: Birdwell

Relating to the franchise tax rate applicable to certain taxable entities that sell telephone prepaid calling cards.


HB 2130 (LC)Roberts/ Dean/ Simmons/ Moody/ et al. SP: Menéndez

Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Education Agency regarding the statewide assessment program in relation to students in special education programs.


HB 2180 (LC)Flynn/ VanDeaver SP: Nichols

Relating to the Sulphur River Basin Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.


HB 2207 (CS) (LC)Kuempel SP: Zaffirini

Relating to procedures and fees for the deposit and safekeeping of wills.


HB 2215 (LC)Price SP: Miles

Relating to the deadline for adoption of desired future conditions in groundwater conservation districts.


HB 2223 (LC)Giddings/ White SP: Zaffirini

Relating to developmental coursework offered by public institutions of higher education under the Texas Success Initiative.


HB 2228 (LC)Murphy SP: Bettencourt

Relating to deadlines for performing various functions in connection with the ad valorem tax system.


HB 2271 (LC)Wray SP: Rodríguez

Relating to decedents' estates and certain posthumous gifts.


HB 2277 (LC)Darby SP: Watson

Relating to the temporary exemption or tax reduction for certain high-cost gas.


HB 2378 (LC)Larson SP: Perry

Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district.


HB 2413 (CS) (LC)Burkett SP: Lucio

Relating to certain identifying information regarding career school or college students.


HB 2431 (LC)Deshotel SP: Creighton

Relating to the participation of public state colleges in the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant Program.


HB 2432 (CS) (LC)Raney SP: Seliger

Relating to certain academic programs and projects undertaken by public institutions of higher education at a location other than the institution's main campus.


HB 2475 (LC)Davis, Sarah SP: Bettencourt

Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for certain amusement services.


HB 2501 (LC)Phillips SP: Creighton

Relating to insurance requirements for certain nonemergency medical transportation.


HB 2567 (CS) (LC)Bailes SP: Nichols

Relating to forest pest control.


HB 2647 (LC)Stephenson SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to authorized investments of public funds.


HB 2654 (LC)Stucky/ Parker/ Simmons/ Darby SP: Lucio

Relating to the personal liability of certain elected officials under local government programs to fund water and energy savings improvements through assessments.


HB 2700 (CS) (LC)Hunter SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the issuance of childhood cancer awareness license plates.


HB 2761 (CS) (LC)Cortez SP: Uresti

Relating to the authority of a defense base development authority to participate in a company or partnership organized to finance redevelopment projects.


HB 2783 (LC)Smithee SP: Watson

Relating to the assessment of litigation costs and attorney fees in certain lawsuits under the public information law.


HB 2788 (LC)White SP: Nichols

Relating to the appointment of emergency services commissioners in certain districts located in more than one county.


HB 2798 (LC)Farrar SP: Creighton

Relating to the authority of a county to implement a pilot program to reuse wastewater at county facilities.


HB 2849 (LC)Burkett/ Bonnen, Greg SP: Perry

Relating to the procedures for removing certain persons' names from the child abuse and neglect central registry.


HB 2895 (LC)Price/ Turner/ Clardy/ Moody/ Burkett/ et al. SP: Seliger

Relating to the requirement that certain public institutions of higher education post mental health resources on the institution's Internet website.


HB 2927 (LC)Schofield SP: Huffman

Relating to certain powers of an associate judge under the Family Code.


HB 2928 (LC)Stephenson SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to including the obligations of Federal Home Loan Banks as authorized investments for a governmental entity and the requirements for certificates of deposit or share certificates held as authorized investments for a governmental entity.


HB 2943 (LC)Larson/ Price/ Wu/ Israel SP: Perry

Relating to the use of money in the state water pollution control revolving fund.


HB 2989 (LC)Bonnen, Dennis SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to payment of an ad valorem tax refund in the event of a tax roll correction that decreases a property owner's tax liability.


HB 2995 (CS) (LC)Ashby SP: Nichols

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


HB 3018 (LC)Phelan SP: Creighton

Relating to reciprocity requirements for nonresident insurance agents to offer or sell insurance policies issued by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.


HB 3024 (LC)Price/ Raymond SP: Birdwell

Relating to the removal of a public school student from an interscholastic athletic activity on the basis of a suspected concussion.


HB 3049 (LC)Guillen SP: Creighton

Relating to the number of hours of work experience required of a plumber's apprentice to take an examination for a plumber's license.


HB 3063 (LC)Kacal/ Burns SP: Perry

Relating to agricultural liens.


HB 3130 (LC)Parker/ White/ Rose/ Zerwas/ Bonnen, Dennis/ et al. SP: Huffman

Relating to the establishment of an educational and vocational training pilot program for certain state jail felony defendants.


HB 3157 (LC)Bonnen, Dennis SP: Huffman

Relating to requirements for screenings in public or private schools to detect vision disorders of students.


HB 3232 (LC)Darby SP: Bettencourt

Relating to the penalty imposed on certain delinquent oil and gas severance taxes.


HB 3275 (LC)Capriglione SP: Campbell

Relating to the monitoring of major information resources projects by the Department of Information Resources.


HB 3276 (LC)Oliverson/ Smithee/ Cook/ Turner/ et al. SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to notice of health benefit plan provider network status provided by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities.


HB 3283 (LC)Guillen SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 16 in Duval County as the Al Dean Memorial Highway.


HB 3329 (LC)Paddie SP: Campbell

Relating to regulation of electricians by local governments.


HB 3389 (LC)Schofield SP: Bettencourt

Relating to fees taxed as costs of suit for certain delinquent tax suits.


HB 3398 (LC)Darby SP: Perry

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


HB 3433 (LC)Lambert/ Springer/ Bailes/ Clardy/ Darby/ et al. SP: Perry

Relating to the adoption by state agencies of rules affecting rural communities.


HB 3537 (LC)Geren SP: Hancock

Relating to the use of money subject to restrictions under federal law that is credited to the deferred maintenance fund account.


HB 3563 (LC)Koop SP: Taylor, Van

Relating to parental notification regarding public school teacher qualifications.


HB 3618 (LC)King, Tracy O. SP: Perry

Relating to the timing of the expiration of water quality permits.


HB 3803 (LC)Faircloth SP: Zaffirini

Relating to certain authorized investments for domestic life, health, and accident insurers.


HB 3907 (LC)Frullo SP: Perry

Relating to certain requirements of retail fireworks sites and inspections of those sites and assessment and collection of certain existing inspection fees by local fire prevention officers.


HB 3917 (LC)Landgraf SP: Perry

Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 20 as the Trooper Billy Jack Zachary Memorial Highway.


HB 4002 (LC)Bonnen, Dennis SP: Nelson

Relating to the definition of production used in determining the cost of goods sold for franchise tax purposes.


HB 4032 (LC)Phillips SP: Hughes

Relating to annual limitations on the reimbursement of expenses incurred by district court reporters.


HB 4038 (LC)Bohac SP: Hancock

Relating to the definition of "qualifying job" for purposes of certification by the comptroller of public accounts as a qualifying data center.


HB 4054 (CS) (LC)Murphy SP: Bettencourt

Relating to the application of sales and use taxes to certain food items.


HB 4056 (CS) (LC)Rose SP: Lucio

Relating to a list of best practice-based programs and research-based practices in certain areas for implementation in public schools.


HB 4279 (LC)King, Tracy O. SP: Uresti

Relating to expansion of the territory of the Frio Hospital District and to the election of the board of directors of the district.


HB 4284 (LC)Price SP: Seliger

Relating to the jurisdiction of the statutory county courts of Potter County in family law matters.


HCR 30 (LC)Springer/ Stucky/ Gonzales, Larry SP: Estes

Urging Congress to direct the Bureau of Land Management to affirm the provisions of the Red River Boundary Compact and to acknowledge that the vegetation line on the south bank of the Red River forms the boundary between Oklahoma and Texas.


HCR 45 (LC)White SP: West/ et al.

Urging Congress to bestow the Congressional Medal of Honor on Doris "Dorie" Miller for his heroism during World War II.


HCR 56 (LC)Shine/ Cosper/ Sheffield/ et al. SP: Taylor, Van

Recognizing Texas as a Purple Heart State.


HCR 105 (LC)Bonnen, Dennis/ Phelan/ Bonnen, Greg SP: Hinojosa

Encouraging Congress to pass legislation allowing the State of Texas to manage the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery out to 200 nautical miles.


HCR 122 (LC)Dean SP: Campbell

Directing the governor of the State of Texas to posthumously award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Master Sergeant Travis E. Watkins.


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