Regular Order of Business for 5/1/2017

REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS



Monday

May 1, 2017




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/ et al.

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.


SCR 51 (LC)Creighton

Urging appropriate state agencies to support the establishment of a veterans memorial in Conroe.


SCR 52 (CS) (LC)Creighton

Urging Congress to pass S.2896, the Care Veterans Deserve Act of 2016.


SENATE BILLS

(Third Reading)



SB 1733 Birdwell/ et al.

Relating to recognition of certain identification documents by governmental officials.


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 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 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 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 665 (CS)Rodríguez

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


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 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 860 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

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


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 922 (CS) (LC)Buckingham

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


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 350 (LC)Taylor, Van

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


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 896 (CS)Seliger

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


SB 1499 (CS)Zaffirini

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


SB 632 (LC)Buckingham

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


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 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 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 1192 (LC)Buckingham/ et al.

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


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 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 1545 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

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


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 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 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 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 1913 (CS)Zaffirini/ et al.

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 805 (CS)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to the duties of the Texas Women Veterans Program.


SB 1677 (CS)Lucio/ et al.

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


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/ et al.

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 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 1347 (CS) (LC)Watson

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


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 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 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 397 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

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


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 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 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 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 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/ et al.

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/ et al.

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/ et al.

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/ et al.

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


SB 1836 Burton/ et al.

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/ et al.

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 the eligibility of certain employees or annuitants convicted of certain felony offenses.


SB 1882 (CS)Menéndez/ Bettencourt/ et al.

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


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/ et al.

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/ et al.

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 a health care provider participation program by the Dallas County Hospital District.


SB 2265 (CS)Taylor, Larry/ et al.

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/ et al.

Relating to the maximum loan amount made to persons under the owner-builder loan program.


SB 517 (CS) (LC)Garcia

Relating to the compensation provided to the governing body of certain special districts.


SB 1331 (CS) (LC)Hughes

Relating to the powers of the TexAmericas Center.


SB 382 (CS) (LC)Burton/ et al.

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


SB 2270 (A)Lucio

Relating to expansion of a pilot program under the foundation school program for funding prekindergarten programs provided by certain school districts with early high school graduation programs.


SB 740 (CS)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.


SB 2094 (CS)Hall/ Perry

Relating to establishment of the immigration authority delegation training grant program for local law enforcement agencies.


SB 568 (CS)Rodríguez

Relating to the posting by the Railroad Commission of Texas on its Internet website of certain enforcement information.


SB 1354 (CS)West

Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.


SB 1804 (CS)Lucio

Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.


SB 2056 (CS) (LC)Perry

Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.


SB 1975 (CS) (LC)Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to establishing the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony Committee to recognize and honor peace officers who were killed in the line of duty.


SB 527 (CS) (LC)Birdwell

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


SB 2238 (CS) (LC)Garcia

Relating to the creation of the offense of sexual coercion.


SB 50 Zaffirini

Relating to the offense of hazing.


SB 2140 (CS)Lucio/ Hinojosa/ Perry

Relating to the provision by the Texas Water Development Board of financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.


SB 696 (CS)Perry

Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality obtain or develop updated water availability models for certain river basins.


SB 1713 (CS)Uresti

Relating to the collection of, and notices and reports regarding, state sales and use taxes; providing an administrative penalty.


SB 2186 (CS)Zaffirini

Relating to the Live Oak Underground Water Conservation District.


SB 1446 (CS) (LC)Estes

Relating to contested cases conducted under the Administrative Procedure Act.


SB 1705 (LC)Taylor, Van

Relating to the application for and issuance of a marriage license and the marriage of a minor.


SB 1680 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to a task force of border health officials.


SB 850 (CS) (LC)Huffines/ et al.

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


SB 940 (CS)Campbell

Relating to the evaluation of and improvements to the quality of the Texas Workforce Commission's subsidized child care program.


SB 637 (CS)Huffines

Relating to audits of a regional mobility authority by the state auditor.


SB 1572 (CS)Watson

Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle dealership by certain manufacturers or distributors.


SB 1588 (CS)Huffines/ Perry/ Uresti/ Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections and the imposition of replacement fees.


SB 1074 (CS)Buckingham

Relating to the persons authorized to make an anatomical gift.


SB 900 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to enhanced penalties for certain family violence offenses; imposing court costs.


SB 1799 (LC)West

Relating to the student loan default prevention and financial aid literacy pilot program.


SB 537 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to requiring the disclosure of special course fees at public institutions of higher education.


SB 496 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to the participation of the school of osteopathic medicine at the University of the Incarnate Word in certain state programs supporting graduate medical education programs.


SB 322 Seliger

Relating to authorizing current and former members of the state legislature to conduct a marriage ceremony.


SB 2124 (CS)Perry/ et al.

Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits to gain permanent self-sufficiency.


SB 1971 (CS)Kolkhorst/ Buckingham

Relating to the deposit and allocation of certain funds to the Texas Racing Commission escrow account for purses.


SB 1972 (CS)Kolkhorst

Relating to the deposit and distribution by the Texas Racing Commission of certain pari-mutuel wagering funds to benefit the Texas-bred program.


SB 1834 (CS)Buckingham

Relating to the allocation of money associated with delays of transportation projects.


SB 1437 (CS)Schwertner

Relating to payment for the use of a highway toll project.


SB 1559 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Larry/ et al.

Relating to a fee exemption for guardianship proceedings of certain military servicemembers and certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other first responders.


SB 2054 (CS)West/ et al.

Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.


SB 1893 (CS)Birdwell/ Zaffirini

Relating to the administrative judicial regions in this state.


SB 323 (CS) (LC)Nelson/ Buckingham/ Burton/ Campbell/ Garcia/ et al.

Relating to the offense of female genital mutilation.


SB 1676 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the veterans county service office.


SB 1845 (LC)Campbell

Relating to the development of transferable degree or certificate program curricula for which qualified veterans or military service members may be awarded course credit based on military service.


SB 1682 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to a building used as a prescribed pediatric extended care center.


SB 1021 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to reports on the consolidation and certain functions of the health and human services system, including advisory committees within the system, and the re-creation of the Texas system of care framework.


SB 1881 (CS) (LC)Menéndez/ et al.

Relating to the appointment of foster parents and other qualified persons to serve as educational decision-makers for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.


SB 879 (CS)Uresti

Relating to a review of a person's disqualification to serve as a relative or other designated caregiver for a child.


SB 1693 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to a study of seniors with a visual impairment by the Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee.


SB 833 (CS) (LC)Hughes

Relating to the regulation of certain health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board; providing an administrative penalty.


SB 886 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program.


SB 885 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the maximum number of semester credit hours allowed for and funding sources used to supplement a TEXAS grant and to the removal of obsolete references related to the Teach for Texas grant program.


SB 247 (CS)Zaffirini

Relating to funding sources for the repayment of certain speech-language pathologist and audiologist education loans.


SB 837 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to requirements for student elections to authorize or increase certain fees at public institutions of higher education.


SB 83 (CS)Hall/ et al.

Relating to protection of energy critical infrastructure from electromagnetic, geomagnetic, physical, and cyber-attack threats.


SB 255 (CS)Zaffirini

Relating to training for governmental entities and vendors, including purchasing and contract management training; authorizing fees.


SB 938 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Van

Relating to certain rental-purchase agreements.


SB 1263 (CS) (LC)Hughes

Relating to the regulation of a service contract.


SB 1289 (CS)Creighton/ et al.

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


SB 1520 (CS) (LC)Hancock

Relating to duties of physicians and certain other entities regarding patient records.


SB 1023 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to the confidentiality of personal identifying information collected by certain airport governing boards.


SB 1679 (CS)Lucio

Relating to the use of the fund for veterans' assistance to provide grants to support veterans county service offices.


SB 1018 (CS)Hughes/ Perry

Relating to the licensing of family residential centers by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the detention of certain juveniles.


SB 1936 (CS)Hughes

Relating to the issuance of specially marked driver's licenses and personal identification certificates to disabled veterans.


SB 1883 (CS)Campbell

Relating to the approval of open-enrollment charter schools and the review of challenges by open-enrollment charter schools or school districts to accountability determinations.


SB 1659 (CS)Taylor, Larry

Relating to the commissioner of education accepting contributions for the public school system, adopting rules regarding grant compliance, and establishing grants for high-quality educational programs.


SB 195 (CS)Garcia

Relating to funding under the transportation allotment for public school students subject to a high risk of violence while walking to school.


SB 2144 (CS)Taylor, Larry

Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to the public school finance system.


SB 529 (CS)Lucio

Relating to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students.


SB 2039 (CS)Zaffirini

Relating to the development of a program 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.


SB 1278 (CS)Taylor, Larry

Relating to educator preparation programs.


SB 1786 Hall

Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools.


SB 801 Seliger/ et al.

Relating to the instructional material list and supplemental instructional materials adopted by the State Board of Education.


SB 825 (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to school district discretion to administer college preparation assessment instruments to public school students at state cost.


SB 1005 (LC)Campbell

Relating to the use of the SAT or the ACT as a secondary exit-level assessment instrument to allow certain public school students to receive a high school diploma.


SB 1886 (CS) (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general at the Texas Education Agency to investigate the administration of public education.


SB 1318 (CS)Taylor, Van

Relating to designation of mathematics innovation zones by the commissioner of education and to the establishment of pay for success programs to provide necessary funding.


SB 1839 (CS)Hughes

Relating to the preparation, certification, and classification of public school educators.


SB 1942 Hughes

Relating to the transportation or storage of a handgun or other firearm or ammunition by a license holder in a motor vehicle in a parking area of a primary or secondary school.



HOUSE BILLS

(Calendar Order)




HOUSE BILLS

(Second Reading)



HB 1020 (LC)Smithee/ Farrar SP: Rodríguez

Relating to volunteer practice by an inactive member of the State Bar of Texas.


HB 1495 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the rendition of certain temporary orders during the pendency of a suit for modification of an order that provides for the conservatorship, support, or possession of or access to a child.


HB 1001 (LC)Israel/ Laubenberg SP: Zaffirini

Relating to recording of minutes for a local canvassing authority.


(A)AMENDED IN COMMITTEE
(CS)COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE
(LC)RECOMMENDED FOR LOCAL CALENDAR