Regular Order of Business for 4/26/2017

REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS



Wednesday

April 26, 2017





HOUSE BILLS

(Calendar Order)




HOUSE BILLS

(Second Reading)



HB 89 King, Phil/ Goldman/ Alvarado/ Davis, Sarah/ Cook/ et al. SP: Creighton

Relating to state contracts with and investments in companies that boycott Israel.


SENATE BILLS

(Calendar Order)



SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



SJR 31 Kolkhorst

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.


SJR 42 Taylor, Larry

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions.


SJR 6 (CS)Zaffirini

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional.


SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



SCR 42 (LC)Garcia/ et al.

Directing the Texas Department of Transportation to adopt a Vision Zero strategy to reduce traffic fatalities and injuries.


SCR 37 (LC)Hinojosa/ et al.

Urging Congress to increase appropriations from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to properly maintain ship channels.


SCR 5 (CS) (LC)Hall

Designating Rockwall as the official Live Music Capital of North Texas.


SENATE BILLS

(Second Reading)



SB 535 Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.


SB 378 (LC)Perry/ et al.

Relating to the persons authorized to conduct an inquest in certain counties.


SB 31 Zaffirini/ et al.

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


SB 689 (LC)Seliger

Relating to the powers and election dates of the Hemphill County Underground Water Conservation District.


SB 278 Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.


SB 946 Bettencourt

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


SB 870 Bettencourt

Relating to the scheduling by an appraisal review board of a hearing on a protest.


SB 947 (CS)Kolkhorst

Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.


SB 361 Nichols/ et al.

Relating to transportation network companies.


SB 515 (CS)Taylor, Van

Relating to the right of certain public officers to access public information, documents, records, and property; creating criminal offenses.


SB 385 (CS)Burton

Relating to voter approval of local acceptance and use of federal funds for commuter rail projects.


SB 2190 (CS)Huffman

Relating to the public retirement systems of certain municipalities.


SB 543 (CS)Seliger/ et al.

Relating to performance-based tuition limitations for certain public institutions of higher education and a temporary tuition limitation for those institutions.


SB 675 (LC)Seliger

Relating to the development of and contracting for reclaimed water facilities in certain municipalities.


SB 520 (LC)Creighton

Relating to provisional permits for certain insurance agents.


SB 1163 (CS)Garcia/ et al.

Relating to establishing and funding a grant program for testing evidence collected in relation to sexual assaults or other sex offenses; authorizing voluntary contributions.


SB 1001 (LC)Taylor, Larry/ et al.

Relating to vehicles exempt from vehicle safety inspections.


SB 1229 (CS) (LC)Menéndez

Relating to solid waste services for rental property and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties.


SB 1046 Estes/ et al.

Relating to sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.


SB 1093 (CS) (LC)Hancock

Relating to the inspection of certain commercial motor vehicles that are not domiciled in this state.


SB 329 Creighton/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Estes/ Lucio/ et al.

Relating to birth records of adopted persons.


SB 1362 Campbell/ Buckingham/ Kolkhorst/ Nelson/ Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to notification and informational materials regarding mutual consent voluntary adoption registries.


SB 694 (CS)Buckingham/ Hinojosa

Relating to the creation of the National Museum of the Pacific War museum fund.


SB 275 (CS)Watson/ et al.

Relating to the retention and use of sales tax revenue collected by certain retailers to provide job training and placement services to certain persons.


SB 518 (CS)Miles/ et al.

Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs.


SB 562 (LC)Hancock

Relating to the provision of surplus lines insurance to certain commercial insureds.


SB 862 (CS)Perry

Relating to the award of attorney's fees and other costs in certain proceedings involving a groundwater conservation district.


SB 788 (CS)Huffman

Relating to the administration of and benefits payable under the Texas Public School Retired Employees Group Benefits Act.


SB 1467 (LC)West

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.


SB 981 Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to the compatibility of a high-speed rail facility with multiple types of train technology.


SB 430 (CS)Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene.


SB 714 (LC)Seliger

Relating to certain account disclosures provided by a financial institution to a customer.


SB 1072 Hancock

Relating to confidentiality of reports and related information for a solvency examination of an insurance carrier.


SB 980 (CS)Schwertner

Relating to state money or credit or a state guarantee used or provided for high-speed rail owned by a private entity.


SB 1441 Creighton

Relating to the right of certain appellants to supersede a judgment or order on appeal.


SB 64 Zaffirini

Relating to recording of minutes for a local canvassing authority.


SB 692 (CS)Rodríguez

Relating to regulation by certain counties of lots in platted subdivisions that have remained undeveloped.


SB 1666 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to the conduct of primary elections; increasing a criminal penalty.


SB 1955 (CS) (LC)Hughes

Relating to expunction of a notice of lis pendens.


SB 2255 (CS) (LC)Campbell

Relating to the composition of the Comal County Juvenile Board.


SB 1911 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to posting notice of self-help resources on the Internet website of a state court and in the office of the court clerk.


SB 1763 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the procedures of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.


SB 1571 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to the release of a child taken into possession by a law enforcement officer.


SB 2189 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to the appointment of an attorney pro tem for certain criminal proceedings.


SB 665 (CS)Rodríguez

Relating to education requirements for a notary public appointment; authorizing a fee.


SB 1444 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to de novo hearings in child protection cases.


SB 470 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the establishment of one or more supplemental county civil service commissions in certain counties.


SB 2100 (LC)Garcia

Relating to a study of the fees charged by the Railroad Commission of Texas.


SB 1330 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to funding for the operations of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission.


SB 803 (LC)Seliger

Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring certain researchers to make research papers available to the public.


SB 1123 (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to conditions on the receipt of tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for adopted students formerly in foster or other residential care.


SB 2087 (LC)Hancock

Relating to the creation of a temporary health insurance risk pool.


SB 877 (LC)Hancock

Relating to liability of certain political subdivisions in certain workers' compensation actions.


SB 2048 (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and to the repeal of a related bond program.


SB 876 (LC)Hancock

Relating to service and filing requirements for a party seeking judicial review in certain workers' compensation cases.


SB 1496 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to certain workers' compensation reporting requirements.


SB 1495 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to access by the division of workers' compensation to certain designated doctor contracts under the workers' compensation system.


SB 1401 (CS) (LC)Campbell

Relating to the regulation of banks and trust companies.


SB 860 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to access to and benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders.


SB 1667 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the nature, funding, and functions of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact Commission.


SB 400 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the verification of information provided to the comptroller and contained in reports on compliance with agreements under the Texas Economic Development Act.


SB 599 (LC)Burton

Relating to the deferral and reduction or waiver of certain surcharges assessed under the driver responsibility program.


SB 779 (LC)Seliger

Relating to the indigent status of a person for the purposes of the driver responsibility program.


SB 379 (CS) (LC)Perry

Relating to eminent domain reporting requirements for certain entities.


SB 1764 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to the investment of funds in, and operation of guardianships of the estate in relation to, accounts established under the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program.


SB 1037 (LC)Perry

Relating to the designation of the structure on State Highway 6 in Eastland County adjacent to Lake Cisco connecting the north and south banks of Sandy Creek as the Bedford-Carmichael Bridge.


SB 1131 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the powers and duties of a designated officer of a navigation district.


SB 1133 (LC)Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to the exemption from taxes and special assessments of property of a navigation district.


SB 1384 (LC)Perry

Relating to the designation of certain legislation on contract carriers as the Justin Little Act.


SB 1654 (LC)Watson

Relating to the electronic transmission of a notice of toll nonpayment by the Texas Department of Transportation.


SB 1940 (LC)Hughes

Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 271 as the Veterans Memorial Highway.


SB 1944 (LC)Hughes

Relating to the issuance of specialty plates to honor recipients of the Distinguished Flying Cross medal with Valor.


SB 1298 (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the selection and summons of prospective grand jurors.


SB 1977 (LC)Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to the authority of the independent ombudsman for the Texas Juvenile Justice Department to investigate and evaluate certain juvenile facilities.


SB 693 (CS) (LC)Garcia/ et al.

Relating to three-point seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren.


SB 1152 (LC)Menéndez/ et al.

Relating to excused absences from public school for the purpose of pursuing enlistment in a branch of the armed services of the United States or the Texas National Guard.


SB 1901 (LC)Campbell

Relating to Texas Military Heroes Day in public schools.


SB 1968 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the state flag code.


SB 849 (CS) (LC)Huffines

Relating to an exemption from licensing requirements for physicians associated with certain sports teams.


SB 922 (CS) (LC)Buckingham

Relating to the reimbursement of certain providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telehealth services.


SB 1565 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the procedure for ordering medical or dental services for certain persons admitted to or committed to care at certain state facilities.


SB 1300 (LC)Perry

Relating to the designation of the San Angelo State Supported Living Center as a forensic state supported living center.


SB 1806 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to requiring the use of multidisciplinary teams appointed by children's advocacy centers in certain child abuse investigations.


SB 547 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the provision of services and resources to certain individuals by a state supported living center and to the creation of a schedule of support services a state supported living center may provide and procedures for establishing applicable fees for those services.


SB 2020 (CS) (LC)Creighton/ et al.

Relating to voter information used for juror selections.


SB 859 (CS)Hughes

Relating to the membership of the Texas Racing Commission.


SB 2176 (CS) (LC)Hughes

Relating to the placement of certain substances in Penalty Groups 1 and 3 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act for the purposes of prosecution of criminal offenses involving those substances.


SB 1487 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to preventing racial profiling and video and audio equipment and recordings of certain law enforcement motor vehicle stops; creating an offense.


SB 350 (LC)Taylor, Van

Relating to the repeal of certain laws regulating the sale or transfer of secondhand watches.


SB 1087 (LC)Schwertner

Relating to the regulation of the hours of instruction for cosmetology licensing.


SB 1088 (LC)Schwertner

Relating to cosmetology licensing and sanitation requirements.


SB 1493 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to changing statutory references to hearing officer and hearings officer to administrative law judge under the workers' compensation system.


SB 1497 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the eligibility requirements for employment as an ombudsman of the Office of Injured Employee Counsel under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.


SB 1503 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to abolishing shampoo apprentice permits and shampoo specialty certificates.


SB 1516 (LC)Hancock

Relating to the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies; authorizing fees; expanding the applicability of an occupational registration.


SB 896 (CS)Seliger

Relating to the status, regulation, and taxation of powdered alcohol as an alcoholic beverage; creating an offense.


SB 1199 (CS) (LC)Campbell/ Menéndez

Relating to service contract providers.


SB 1499 (CS)Zaffirini

Relating to the regulation of for-profit legal service contract companies.


SB 1502 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology.


SB 1498 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the regulation of temporary common worker employers.


SB 1153 (CS) (LC)Menéndez/ et al.

Relating to parental rights and information regarding certain intervention strategies used with public school students.


SB 1566 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

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.


SB 1784 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to state-developed open-source instructional material for public schools.


SB 1837 (CS) (LC)Hughes/ et al.

Relating to financial accountability standards for charter schools operated by a public institution of higher education.


SB 1490 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the premium surcharge certain automobile insurers are required to assess against an insured convicted of certain offenses.


SB 1491 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to domestic surplus lines insurers; authorizing and imposing a tax.


SB 632 (LC)Buckingham

Relating to the repeal of certain state procurement advisory and approval procedures.


SB 2204 (LC)Hancock

Relating to the administration of the certified capital company program by the office of the comptroller of public accounts.


SB 1739 (LC)Miles/ et al.

Relating to the suspension, termination, and reinstatement of certain services provided to military service members who are serving on active duty.


SB 1895 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to the assessment of administrative penalties under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.


SB 1870 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to county prohibition of the possession of glass containers within the boundaries of a state-owned riverbed; creating an offense.


SB 2105 (LC)Miles/ et al.

Relating to the requirement that the Texas Workforce Commission provide certain employment information for secondary school students.


SB 1842 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to an application for the amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity in an area inside the boundaries of a political subdivision.


SB 1780 Zaffirini

Relating to the amount of compensation and allowances of a county auditor in certain counties.


SB 1261 (LC)Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 157; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 1118 (LC)Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Blaketree Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 1085 (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to the certification of unopposed candidates for the board of directors of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority.


SB 1042 (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 69; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 914 (LC)Campbell

Relating to the creation of the Kendall County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 996 (LC)Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Trinity Lakes Municipal Utility District of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 995 (LC)Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 154; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 994 (LC)Creighton

Relating to providing road district powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 130; providing authority to issue bonds.


SB 992 (LC)Creighton

Relating to providing road district powers to the Wood Trace Municipal Utility District No. 3 of Montgomery County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds.


SB 993 (LC)Creighton

Relating to providing road district powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 131; providing authority to issue bonds.


SB 991 (LC)Creighton

Relating to providing road powers to the Wood Trace Municipal Utility District No. 1, of Montgomery County, Texas; providing authority to issue bonds.


SB 1462 (LC)Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to local health care provider participation programs in certain counties and municipalities.


SB 463 (LC)Seliger/ Nichols/ et al.

Relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements.


SB 1220 (LC)Miles

Relating to ensuring continuity of education and access to higher education, career information, and skills certification for foster care youth and former foster care youth.


SB 2082 (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to the work-study student mentorship program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.


SB 828 (LC)Seliger

Relating to certain academic programs and projects undertaken by public institutions of higher education at an off-campus academic or research site or a similar location.


SB 772 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the authority of a code enforcement officer when performing official duties to possess or carry an instrument used for deterring the bite of an animal.


SB 1192 (LC)Buckingham/ et al.

Relating to an alert for a missing senior citizen or person with Alzheimer's disease.


SB 1183 (CS)Perry

Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to the period for which a person may be committed to receive certain temporary mental health services.


SB 399 Kolkhorst

Relating to nontolled lanes on a highway that has been converted from a nontolled highway to a toll project.


SB 848 (LC)Huffines

Relating to requirements for a driver education course provider or instructor.


SB 1126 (LC)Hall

Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 352 as the Staff Sergeant Jeremie S. Border Memorial Highway.


SB 1291 (LC)Creighton

Relating to permits for oversize and overweight vehicles in a certain county.


SB 1334 Hinojosa

Relating to the allocation categories for state funding of public transportation.


SB 2227 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to an increase in the fee for permits issued for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo in Hidalgo County.


SB 2252 (LC)Nichols

Relating to granting road powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 100; providing authority to issue bonds.


SB 2253 (LC)Nichols

Relating to providing road powers to the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 101; providing authority to issue bonds.


SB 1560 (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to the offense of operating certain vehicles without a license plate.


SB 1545 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the definition of eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax.


SB 1413 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to health maintenance organization contracts with certain entities to provide health care services.


SB 1976 (CS)Whitmire

Relating to benefit programs provided by retail electric providers and certificated telecommunications utilities for low-income customers.


SB 966 (CS) (LC)Watson/ et al.

Relating to criminal offenses regarding the consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages by a minor.


SB 1548 (CS) (LC)Menéndez

Relating to post-discharge services offered by a juvenile board or juvenile probation department to a child after the child's probation period ends.


SB 1830 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the use of connected braking systems to maintain distance between vehicles.


SB 2279 Hancock

Relating to the ownership, control, or operation of a franchised or nonfranchised dealer or dealership by certain manufacturers.


SB 1643 (CS)Watson

Relating to certain disclosures of electronic toll collection customer account information by a toll project entity.


SB 1732 (CS) (LC)Birdwell

Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 35W in Johnson County as the Deputy Clifton Taylor Memorial Highway.


SB 2006 (CS)Watson

Relating to erecting or maintaining certain outdoor signs regulated by the Texas Department of Transportation.


SB 1338 (CS)Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to bail and to judicial education regarding bail practices.


SB 1477 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to ransomware; creating a criminal offense.


SB 1584 (CS)Garcia

Relating to the conditions of community supervision.


SB 1395 (CS)Creighton/ et al.

Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts and port authorities.


SB 1644 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the operations of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.


SB 2076 (CS)Rodríguez

Relating to the titling of motor vehicles; creating a criminal offense and authorizing fees.


SB 2205 (CS)Hancock

Relating to automated motor vehicles.


SB 1399 (CS) (LC)Whitmire

Relating to confinement in a community corrections facility of a defendant participating in a pretrial intervention program.


SB 928 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez/ Estes/ et al.

Relating to the establishment of the Tom Lea Trail.


SB 1864 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to the administration of the Port of Houston Authority.


SB 2075 Rodríguez

Relating to vehicle registration.


SB 1913 (CS)Zaffirini

Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses.


SB 591 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to a community outreach campaign to increase awareness of veterans benefits and services.


SB 805 (CS)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to the duties of the Texas Women Veterans Program.


SB 1622 (CS)Uresti

Relating to the creation of a statewide alert system for missing military members.


SB 1677 (CS)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to information about services for women veterans provided through certain state agency applications.


SB 1698 (CS)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to outreach and awareness for women veterans in this state.


SB 1843 (CS) (LC)Campbell

Relating to providing an opportunity for public high school students in grades 10 through 12 to take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test or an alternative vocational aptitude test.


SB 1855 (LC)Uresti

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


SB 2118 (CS)Seliger/ et al.

Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.


SB 1367 (CS) (LC)Menéndez

Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by public institutions of higher education; providing immunity.


SB 1782 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for returning adult students at public institutions of higher education.


SB 2119 (CS)Seliger/ Creighton/ et al.

Relating to the automatic admission of students to general academic teaching institutions.


SB 1813 (CS) (LC)Buckingham/ et al.

Relating to common admission application forms for institutions of higher education.


SB 1092 (CS)Seliger

Relating to access to certain meetings and information of private or independent institutions of higher education.


SB 371 (LC)Watson

Relating to the grounds for refusal, cancellation, or suspension of certain alcoholic beverage licenses.


SB 1450 (LC)Taylor, Larry

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.


SB 1733 Birdwell/ et al.

Relating to recognition of certain identification documents by governmental officials.


SB 1932 (LC)West

Relating to eligibility requirements for registration as an interior designer.


SB 1952 (LC)Hughes

Relating to off-site sales by a dealer for antique or special interest vehicles that have been subject to a retail sale.


SB 10 (CS)Hancock/ Birdwell/ Creighton/ Huffman/ Lucio/ et al.

Relating to actions on and liability associated with certain insurance claims.


SB 210 (CS)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to the required repeal or amendment of two state agency rules before adoption of a new state agency rule that increases costs to regulated persons.


SB 262 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to certain purchasing by state agencies and local governments.


SB 589 (CS) (LC)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to the licensing and regulation of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.


SB 888 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the sale of lottery tickets by certain wine and beer retailers.


SB 1148 (CS)Buckingham/ Bettencourt/ Burton/ Campbell/ Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to maintenance of certification by a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state; authorizing a fee.


SB 1347 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to an expedited response by a governmental body to a request for public information.


SB 1655 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the availability of certain information under the public information law.


SB 1731 (CS)Birdwell/ et al.

Relating to the repeal of laws governing certain state entities, including the functions of those entities.


SB 1910 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to state agency information security plans, information technology employees, and online and mobile applications.


SB 2261 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 50; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.


SB 2260 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 130; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose a tax.


SB 1526 (LC)Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 158; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 1673 (CS)Lucio

Relating to natural disaster housing recovery.


SB 814 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the board of directors of the Agua Special Utility District.


SB 625 (CS)Kolkhorst

Relating to public access to financial and tax rate information of certain special purpose districts; imposing a civil penalty.


SB 919 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign a death certificate in limited situations.


SB 213 (CS) (LC)Menéndez

Relating to the office of ombudsman for the Department of Family and Protective Services.


SB 1758 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to requirements for the court in permanency hearings for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services who are receiving transitional living services.


SB 1927 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to requiring the Health and Human Services Commission to evaluate and implement changes to the Medicaid and child health plan programs to make the programs more cost-effective, increase competition among providers, and improve health outcomes for recipients.


SB 1633 (CS)Perry

Relating to the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system; establishing a remote dispensing site license.


SB 1599 (CS) (LC)Miles

Relating to maternal mortality reporting and investigation information.


SB 1602 (CS)Campbell/ Perry/ et al.

Relating to reporting requirements by certain health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty.


SB 1912 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to certain notice requirements and filing requirements in court proceedings involving persons with mental illness and representation of proposed patients in proceedings for court-ordered mental health services.


SB 1929 (CS)Kolkhorst

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


SB 602 (CS)Hinojosa/ Birdwell/ Campbell/ Schwertner

Relating to the establishment of a restructuring commission to evaluate each state supported living center.


SB 397 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to sheriffs and their representatives.


SB 687 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to the collection and use of certain information relating to child abuse and neglect and the provision of prevention and early intervention services; creating an offense.


SB 738 (CS)Kolkhorst

Relating to the transfer of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.


SB 999 (CS)West/ et al.

Relating to procedures for taking possession of a child and for certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.


SB 457 (CS)Campbell/ et al.

Relating to funding for an open-enrollment charter school based on the guaranteed level of state and local funds provided to school districts through the existing debt allotment.


SB 1480 (CS)Hughes

Relating to the guarantee of school district and charter district bonds by the permanent school fund.


SB 610 (CS)Huffines/ et al.

Relating to the state virtual school network.


SB 1353 (CS)Taylor, Larry

Relating to state financial assistance for a school district to which an academically unacceptable school district is annexed.


SB 1317 (CS)Uresti

Relating to the earliest day a public school teacher may be required to report for service.


SB 1404 (CS)Hughes

Relating to requiring school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to report certain information regarding expanded learning opportunities.


SB 196 (CS)Garcia/ et al.

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.


SB 1854 (CS)Uresti

Relating to requiring the review of public school district paperwork to limit paperwork requirements.


SB 1481 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to the instructional materials and technology allotment, open education resource instructional materials, and the State Board of Education long-range technology plan.


SB 666 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to a sign required to be posted in the restrooms of sexually oriented businesses; creating a criminal offense.


SB 1510 (CS) (LC)Perry

Relating to rates charged by certain transmission and distribution utilities to certain places of worship.


SB 1466 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to maximum liability limits for windstorm and hail insurance coverage provided through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.


SB 1512 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to replacement cost coverage in policies issued by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.


SB 1630 (CS) (LC)Buckingham

Relating to cemeteries.


SB 1639 (CS) (LC)Watson

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


SB 1642 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to allowing the holder of a brewpub license to sell beer, ale, and malt liquor to certain qualified persons outside the state.


SB 2127 (CS)Taylor, Larry

Relating to limitations on the information reported by consumer reporting agencies.


SB 2240 (CS)Taylor, Larry

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


SB 1071 (CS) (LC)Hancock

Relating to the regulation of insurance holding company systems, including internationally active insurance groups; authorizing a fee.


SB 1070 (CS)Hancock

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


SB 1449 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to an insurer's compliance with National Association of Insurance Commissioners requirements.


SB 179 (CS)Menéndez/ Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying of a public school student or minor and injury to or death of a minor; creating a criminal offense.


SB 55 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to a study of the use of a patient-reported outcomes registry in conjunction with health coverage for certain governmental employees.


SB 1812 Taylor, Van/ et al.

Relating to the authority of an appraisal district to use public money for lobbying activity.


SB 807 (LC)Creighton

Relating to choice of law and venue for certain construction contracts.


SB 1109 (LC)Birdwell

Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to change the date of the general election for officers.


SB 2174 (LC)Hughes

Relating to the appointment of a bailiff by district courts and county courts at law in Bowie County.


SB 2053 West

Relating to the distribution of the consolidated court cost.


SB 349 (LC)Creighton/ et al.

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions.


SB 1095 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to certain procedures for tax redeterminations and refund claims.


SB 1268 (LC)Seliger

Relating to the taxing power of the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District.


SB 2250 (LC)Creighton/ Nichols

Relating to the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District.


SB 1597 (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to a requirement that the General Land Office conduct an evaluation and submit a report regarding the use of wind and solar power to desalinate brackish groundwater on real property owned by the state.


SB 1945 (CS) (LC)Hughes

Relating to the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act.


SB 1016 (CS) (LC)Creighton

Relating to the appointment and duties of court investigators for certain courts in guardianship proceedings.


SB 762 (CS)Menéndez

Relating to the prosecution of offenses involving cruelty to animals; increasing a criminal penalty.


SB 764 Huffines

Relating to accounting for costs incurred by this state as a result of the presence of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States.


SB 1030 Taylor, Larry

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.


SB 1047 (LC)Creighton/ et al.

Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes.


SB 1426 (LC)Hancock

Relating to the calculation and dissemination of certain ad valorem tax rates.


SB 1848 Bettencourt

Relating to the award of attorney's fees in a judicial appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations.


SB 1906 (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to the matters that a taxing unit is entitled to challenge before an appraisal review board.


SB 1979 (LC)Schwertner

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


SB 1831 (CS) (LC)Buckingham

Relating to an annual report on state programs not funded by appropriations.


SB 1237 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to procedures in a suit for dissolution of a marriage or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.


SB 1369 (LC)Menéndez

Relating to the prosecution for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.


SB 1350 (LC)Watson

Relating to the commitment of certain juveniles to local post-adjudication secure correctional facilities in certain counties and to the release under supervision of those juveniles.


SB 47 Zaffirini

Relating to a study on the availability of information regarding convictions and deferred dispositions for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.


SB 1824 (LC)Burton

Relating to punishment for the offense of forgery and to a fee imposed on certain defendants who commit the offense.


SB 1836 Burton

Relating to a study on the adjudication of juveniles charged with misdemeanors punishable by fine only and the use of certain terms signifying age in the criminal justice and juvenile justice statutes of this state.


SB 297 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety.


SB 1214 (LC)Perry

Relating to a succession plan for a regional public defender's office that primarily handles capital cases.


SB 1729 (CS) (LC)Birdwell

Relating to the reporting and disposition of certain state-owned real property.


SB 2166 (LC)Creighton

Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenues in certain municipalities.


SB 2066 Hancock

Relating to the attachment of a hospital lien on a cause of action or claim of an injured person who receives hospital services.


SB 1440 Campbell

Relating to the attendance by a quorum of a governmental body at certain candidate events under the open meetings law.


SB 1267 Taylor, Larry

Relating to school district ad valorem tax rates.


SB 2143 (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to the basic allotment under the foundation school program.


SB 2142 (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to the repeal of the high school allotment under the Foundation School Program.


SB 754 (LC)Perry

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


SB 653 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Van

Relating to improper relationships between educators or certain other school personnel and students; creating an offense and expanding the applicability of existing offenses.


SB 1882 (CS)Menéndez/ Bettencourt

Relating to a school district contract to partner with an open-enrollment charter school to operate a district campus and share education resources.


SB 1122 (CS)Huffines/ Hall/ Taylor, Van

Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent.


SB 2188 (CS)Taylor, Larry

Relating to the average daily attendance calculation for students over 18 years of age who are in an off home campus instructional arrangement.


SB 1398 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services.


SB 926 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to durable powers of attorney.


SB 636 (LC)Huffines

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


SB 2257 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 554; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 1991 Watson

Relating to the administration of federal funds under the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act.


SB 2251 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 224; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 1742 (LC)Miles

Relating to county approval for the locations at which a junkyard or automotive wrecking and salvage yard may be operated.


SB 2273 (LC)Campbell

Relating to the creation of the Kendall County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 2263 (LC)Campbell

Relating to the powers and duties of the Lerin Hills Municipal Utility District of Kendall County; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.


SB 2268 (LC)Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 159; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 1727 (LC)Birdwell

Relating to the procedure for an election to adopt a sales and use tax or to change the tax rate in an emergency services district.


SB 2245 (LC)Campbell

Relating to the creation of the North Hays County Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 2282 (CS) (LC)Nichols

Relating to the dissolution of the Angelina County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3 and the territory of the Angelina County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1.


SB 2267 (CS) (LC)Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 555; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 2117 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the City of Amarillo Hospital District.


SB 2170 (CS) (LC)Huffines

Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in hospital districts established under Chapter 281, Health & Safety Code.


SB 2265 (CS)Taylor, Larry

Relating to the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority and expanding the territory and powers of the authority; authorizing fees and the issuance of bonds.


SB 2258 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the conversion of the Grand Northwest Municipal Utility District to the Grand Northwest Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 2259 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 989 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the amount of money transferred to the owner-builder revolving loan fund and the maximum loan amount made to persons under the owner-builder loan program.


SB 517 (CS) (LC)Garcia

Relating to the compensation and per diem compensation of emergency services commissioners in certain counties.


SB 1331 (CS) (LC)Hughes

Relating to the powers of the Texamericas Center.


SB 382 (CS) (LC)Burton

Relating to donation of unused prescription drugs; authorizing a fee.


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