Senate Floor Action for 5/8/2017

SENATE FLOOR ACTION



Monday

May 8, 2017




The Senate suspended the necessary rules to consider and finally pass:


SJR 51 (CS)Estes

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that the eligibility of open-space land for ad valorem taxation on the basis of its productive capacity does not end because an oil and gas lessee begins conducting oil and gas operations on the land if the land otherwise continues to be devoted to farm, ranch, or wildlife management purposes or timber production.

1 Floor Amendment


SB 195 (CS)Garcia/ et al.

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

1 Floor Amendment


SB 255 (CS)Zaffirini

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


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.

1 Floor Amendment


SB 631 (LC)Buckingham/ et al.

Relating to venue for the disposition of stolen property.

1 Floor Amendment


SB 635 Huffines

Relating to the award of court costs and attorney's fees in certain actions challenging an order, ordinance, or similar measure of a political subdivision or the failure of an officer of a political subdivision to perform certain actions.

1 Floor Amendment


SB 654 Seliger/ et al.

Relating to the participation of an advanced practice registered nurse as a primary care or network provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans.

1 Floor Amendment


SB 965 (CS)Zaffirini

Relating to the authority of certain counties to designate a county water recreation safety zone along certain rivers; authorizing a fee.

1 Floor Amendment


SB 1067 Schwertner

Relating to the dissolution of the Chisholm Trail Special Utility District.


SB 1514 (CS)Estes

Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land begins to be used for oil and gas operations.

1 Floor Amendment


SB 1656 Watson/ et al.

Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to establish homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones.


SB 1673 (CS)Lucio

Relating to natural disaster housing recovery.


SB 1886 (CS) (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to the oversight of public education, including the creation of the office of inspector general at the Texas Education Agency.


SB 1942 Hughes/ et al.

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.


SB 1980 (LC)Schwertner

Relating to performance bonds for certain public improvements in certain municipalities.


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.

1 Floor Amendment


SB 2243 (LC)Buckingham

Relating to the powers and duties and election of the board of directors of the West Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 3.


SB 2244 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the creation of the University Hills Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments or fees.


HB 890 (LC)Geren/ Gutierrez/ Minjarez/ Holland/ Lambert SP: Estes

Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations.


HB 1140 (LC)Anderson, Charles "Doc"/ Guillen/ Raney/ Cosper/ Israel/ et al. SP: Hinojosa

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


HB 1995 (LC)Elkins SP: Hughes/ et al.

Relating to the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act.


HB 3220 (LC)Phillips SP: Hancock

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


The Senate suspended the regular order, read second time and passed to engrossment:


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 2094 (CS)Hall/ Perry/ et al.

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


Committee referral on the following:


SB 2293 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.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 2294 Lucio

Relating to the use of regional mobility authority toll projects by public school buses.

Transportation


HB 12 Price/ Murr/ Moody/ Coleman/ White/ et al.

Relating to individuals who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and who are or have been involved with the court system.

State Affairs


HB 25 Simmons/ Larson/ Laubenberg/ Davis, Sarah/ Fallon/ et al.

Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting.

Business & Commerce


HB 61 Guillen/ et al.

Relating to consideration under the public school accountability system of performance on assessment instruments by certain students formerly receiving special education services.

Education


HB 104 White

Relating to notification provided to certain victims of criminal offenses.

Criminal Justice


HB 210 Springer

Relating to designating March 21 as BRAVE Day.

Administration


HB 249 Hernandez/ Frank/ Faircloth/ Blanco

Relating to investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation conducted by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

Health & Human Services


HB 283 Herrero/ Hunter/ Miller/ Price/ Cortez/ et al.

Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


HB 441 Martinez, "Mando"

Relating to operation of public schools on Memorial Day.

Education


HB 492 Craddick

Relating to a waiver for certain programs from youth camp licensing.

Health & Human Services


HB 579 Turner

Relating to notice by a state agency regarding certain contracts for which the total value exceeds that of the initial contract.

Finance


HB 670 Canales/ Thompson, Senfronia/ White/ Dutton/ Collier

Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain criminal offenses.

Criminal Justice


HB 681 Wu/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Moody

Relating to restricting access to certain information that relates to a person convicted of or granted a dismissal after deferral of disposition for a fine-only misdemeanor offense.

Criminal Justice


HB 928 White/ Rose/ Giddings/ Neave/ et al.

Relating to assisting certain children who are in foster care in the process of applying to institutions of higher education.

Health & Human Services


HB 938 Thompson, Ed

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

Transportation


HB 1028 Bailes

Relating to the designation of Farm-to-Market Road 2666 in San Jacinto County as the Josey Scott Memorial Highway.

Transportation


HB 1106 Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to the membership of the Texas Racing Commission.

State Affairs


HB 1204 White/ Wu/ Bernal

Relating to the provision of services as an alternative to adjudication for certain children who engage in conduct in need of supervision or delinquent conduct.

Criminal Justice


HB 1249 Goldman/ et al.

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

Transportation


HB 1254 Wray

Relating to designating July 26 as Waxahachie Chautauqua Day.

Administration


HB 1284 Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to the licensing and regulation of a journeyman lineman.

Business & Commerce


HB 1291 Geren/ Price/ Bonnen, Dennis/ Anderson, Charles "Doc"/ Bohac/ et al.

Relating to the inclusion of American principles in the public school curriculum and instructional materials.

Education


HB 1303 Stephenson

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

Transportation


HB 1449 Simmons/ Workman/ Paddie/ Fallon/ et al.

Relating to prohibiting local governments from imposing certain fees on new construction.

Business & Commerce


HB 1463 Smithee/ Villalba/ Anderson, Charles "Doc"/ et al.

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

State Affairs


HB 1472 Capriglione/ Goldman/ Darby/ King, Phil/ Turner/ et al.

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

Finance


HB 1494 Morrison, Geanie W.

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

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HB 1515 Elkins

Relating to the expiration of the dry cleaner environmental response program.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HB 1560 Guillen

Relating to the removal of an obsolete reference regarding open-enrollment charter schools and the State Board of Education.

Education


HB 1600 Thompson, Senfronia/ Price/ Lucio III/ Bonnen, Greg/ Wu/ et al.

Relating to certain mental health screenings under the Texas Health Steps program.

Health & Human Services


HB 1608 Minjarez

Relating to creating a pilot program to provide summer internships for foster children.

Health & Human Services


HB 1629 Coleman

Relating to the development of a quality-based outcome measure for the child health plan program and Medicaid regarding certain persons with HIV.

Health & Human Services


HB 1642 Bell/ Wu/ Keough

Relating to reporting requirements for investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation against residents of certain health facilities.

Health & Human Services


HB 1716 Reynolds/ Zerwas/ Miller/ Stephenson

Relating to territory of county assistance districts.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1774 Bonnen, Greg/ Lucio III/ Parker/ Frullo/ Phillips/ et al.

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

Business & Commerce


HB 1784 Faircloth

Relating to the period during which an action alleging a violation of the open meetings law may be brought.

Business & Commerce


HB 1815 Reynolds/ Zerwas/ Miller/ Stephenson

Relating to the power of counties to enact park use rules.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1866 Geren

Relating to compensation and restitution to crime victims and the disposition of unclaimed restitution payments; providing for an administrative penalty; authorizing a fee.

Criminal Justice


HB 1891 Nevárez

Relating to a documented member of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas hunting certain deer.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 1934 Minjarez/ Blanco/ Cosper

Relating to temporary certification of an educator from outside the state who is the spouse of an active duty military service member.

Education


HB 1944 Murphy/ Capriglione/ et al.

Relating to captive insurance companies.

Business & Commerce


HB 1946 Parker

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

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 2002 Lozano

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

Higher Education


HB 2064 Anderson, Rodney/ Rinaldi

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.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 2128 Cyrier/ Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Relating to adjudication of claims arising from certain written contracts with state agencies.

State Affairs


HB 2205 Kuempel

Relating to a report of child abuse or neglect made by an employee of a school district or an open-enrollment charter school.

Education


HB 2216 González, Mary/ Laubenberg

Relating to the registration and regulation of health clubs.

Business & Commerce


HB 2262 Gooden/ Muñoz, Jr.

Relating to health benefit plan coverage for accelerated refills of certain prescription eye drops.

Business & Commerce


HB 2286 Landgraf

Relating to the qualifications for service as a grand juror and to the selection of grand jurors.

Criminal Justice


HB 2366 Davis, Yvonne

Relating to the use of certain lighting equipment on airport security vehicles.

Transportation


HB 2369 Nevárez

Relating to municipal fees charged to public school districts for water and sewer service.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 2431 Deshotel

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

Higher Education


HB 2445 Stucky

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

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HB 2529 Meyer/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Parker/ Burkett/ et al.

Relating to the definition of coercion for purposes of the offense of trafficking of persons.

Criminal Justice


HB 2567 Bailes

Relating to forest pest control.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 2575 Meyer/ Fallon/ Bonnen, Dennis/ et al.

Relating to certain requirements imposed on a sex offender who enters the premises of a school.

Criminal Justice


HB 2577 Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to the regulation of bingo games; authorizing fee refunds.

State Affairs


HB 2610 Guillen

Relating to the term for a lease of land owned by certain navigation districts.

Transportation


HB 2646 Martinez, "Mando"/ Guerra

Relating to real property acquired by advance acquisition for a transportation facility.

Transportation


HB 2662 Landgraf

Relating to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact waste disposal facility.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HB 2663 Pickett/ Frullo

Relating to exempting certain persons from a fee for replacement registration insignia and license plates.

Transportation


HB 2739 Hernandez

Relating to the regulation of barber schools, private beauty culture schools, and other facilities used to teach or perform the practice of barbering or cosmetology.

Business & Commerce


HB 2762 Workman

Relating to broker agreements for the sale of certain surplus property by a county.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 2771 Phelan/ Fallon

Relating to the elimination of a fee collected for an on-site wastewater treatment permit application.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 2792 González, Mary

Relating to housing authorities established by municipalities and counties.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 2832 Oliveira/ Flynn/ Price/ Romero, Jr./ Collier

Relating to notice by a property owner to a mortgage servicer that the owner intends to enter into a contract with a property tax lender.

Business & Commerce


HB 2848 Burkett/ Bonnen, Greg

Relating to consultations with contracted physician networks and physician systems during certain investigations of child abuse and neglect.

Health & Human Services


HB 2895 Price/ Turner/ Clardy/ Moody/ Burkett/ et al.

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

Higher Education


HB 2909 Burkett

Relating to reports on and the regulation of certain licensed activities and related organizations.

Business & Commerce


HB 2976 Frullo

Relating to the towing of unauthorized or unattended vehicles on a parking facility.

Business & Commerce


HB 3055 Guillen

Relating to the restrictions on political activities for a county elections administrator.

State Affairs


HB 3063 Kacal

Relating to agricultural liens.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 3178 Anchia

Relating to the use of a broker for the exchange of land by certain political subdivisions.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3181 Springer

Relating to authorizing certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax and to the purposes for which that tax revenue may be used.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HB 3237 Moody

Relating to the return of executed search warrants and the public availability of search warrant affidavits.

Criminal Justice


HB 3287 Goldman/ Geren/ Guillen/ et al.

Relating to the sale of ale and beer by certain brewers and manufacturers.

Business & Commerce


HB 3295 Klick

Relating to the delivery of certain Medicaid services to persons with an intellectual or developmental disability.

Health & Human Services


HB 3337 Bonnen, Dennis/ et al.

Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to teach a driver education course.

Transportation


HB 3342 Parker

Relating to the prelicensing education requirements for residential mortgage loan originators.

Business & Commerce


HB 3358 Cosper/ Oliverson/ Minjarez/ Blanco

Relating to expedited licensing procedures for certain nurses who are military spouses.

Health & Human Services


HB 3417 King, Tracy O.

Relating to the criteria considered by groundwater conservation districts before granting or denying a permit.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 3453 Landgraf

Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3481 Thierry

Relating to the terms of district courts in Harris County.

State Affairs


HB 3484 Paddie

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

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HB 3496 Shine

Relating to voting procedures for policyholders of farm mutual insurance companies.

Business & Commerce


HB 3529 Capriglione/ Alonzo/ Springer/ et al.

Relating to the comptroller's investment of certain money held outside the state treasury.

Finance


HB 3582 Paddie

Relating to the abolition of certain entities associated with the Department of Agriculture.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 3594 Dutton

Relating to procedures related to juvenile justice proceedings; increasing the punishment for certain delinquent conduct.

Criminal Justice


HB 3657 Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for justices of the peace.

Transportation


HB 3675 Paddie/ Raymond/ Rose

Relating to the provision of eye health care by certain professionals and institutions as providers in the Medicaid managed care program.

Health & Human Services


HB 3690 Metcalf

Relating to the Texas Crime Stoppers Council.

Criminal Justice


HB 3726 Dale

Relating to certain examination and continuing education requirements for applicants for and holders of liquefied petroleum gas licenses.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HB 3727 Phillips

Relating to vacancies on the governing body of a Type A general-law municipality.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3952 Phillips

Relating to suspension of the activities of the Texas Grain Producer Indemnity Board.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 4002 Bonnen, Dennis

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

Finance


HB 4026 Roberts

Relating to eligibility to serve on the governing body of certain property owners' associations.

Business & Commerce


HB 4038 Bohac

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

Finance


HB 4056 Rose

Relating to certain research-based practices for use by public school personnel.

Education


HB 4147 Kacal

Relating to a defendant's right to appeal from a judgment or conviction in a municipal court of record.

Criminal Justice


HB 4280 Lambert/ et al.

Relating to the 32nd Judicial District Juvenile Board.

Criminal Justice


HB 4284 Price

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

State Affairs


HCR 27 White

Designating Spurger as the Knife Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2017.

Administration


HCR 75 Oliverson/ Raymond/ Paul

Urging Texans not to use the flag emoji of the Republic of Chile when referring to the Texas flag.

Administration


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