SENATE FLOOR ACTION
May 25, 2017
The Senate adopted the following resolutions:
Recognizing the Texas Legislative Internship Program Class of the 85th Legislature.
The Senate concurred in House amendments to the following:
Relating to the regulation of certain guardianship programs.
Relating to guardianships, substitutes for guardianships, and durable powers of attorney for persons with disabilities or who are incapacitated.
Relating to the operations of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas; authorizing a trust company to charge the institute an investment fee.
Relating to the administrative closure of certain reported cases of child abuse or neglect made to the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Relating to the office of ombudsman for the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Relating to the creation of a grant program to reduce recidivism, arrest, and incarceration of individuals with mental illness.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, and the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; authorizing a fee.
Relating to the designation of Business State Highway 123-B in Guadalupe County as the Texas Game Warden Teyran "Ty" Patterson Memorial Highway.
Relating to requiring the disclosure of special course fees at public institutions of higher education.
Relating to the regulation of the retention, storage, transportation, disposal, processing, and reuse of used or scrap tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees.
Relating to treatment and care provided by licensed medical professionals to animals in certain facilities.
Relating to donation and distribution of surplus food at public schools and grace period policies for public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards.
Relating to a tree planting credit to offset tree mitigation fees imposed by a municipality.
Relating to the provision of accounting statements by mortgage servicers for certain loans secured by a lien on residential real property.
Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.
Relating to the authority and liability of owners and managers of apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and multiple use facilities in charging tenants for submetered and nonsubmetered master metered water and wastewater services.
Relating to access to a residence or former residence to retrieve personal property, including access based on danger of family violence.
Relating to the reimbursement of certain providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telehealth services.
Relating to informal dispute resolutions for violations of health and safety standards at certain long-term care facilities; authorizing the imposition of costs.
Relating to requiring certain public and private institutions of higher education to provide amnesty to students who report incidents of sexual assault.
Relating to the deployment of network nodes in public right-of-way; authorizing fees.
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.
Relating to administrative completeness requirements for permit and permit amendment applications for groundwater conservation districts.
Relating to the accommodation of a deaf or hard of hearing student in driver education; authorizing a fee.
Relating to the certification of food service workers.
Relating to inappropriate conduct between a person and an animal; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to state financial assistance for a school district to which an academically unacceptable school district is annexed.
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle towing, booting, and storage and to the elimination of required state licensing for vehicle booting companies and operators.
The Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee on the following:
Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing a criminal penalty.
Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective services, and prevention and early intervention services.
Relating to the mental health program for veterans.
Relating to inclusion of instruction regarding interaction with peace officers in the required curriculum for certain public school students and in driver education courses and to civilian interaction training for peace officers.
Relating to the sunset review date for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and the time for awarding cancer research and prevention grants.
Relating to the eligibility of certain property for certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Law Examiners.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; authorizing a reduction in fees; providing penalties.
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas.
Relating to reporting requirements for certain skills development fund workforce training program providers.
Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee.
Relating to municipal annexation.
Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous regulatory actions by state agencies.
Relating to the Health and Human Services Commission's auditing of Medicaid managed care organizations and auditing and collection of Medicaid payments, including the commission's management of audit resources.
Relating to requiring certain public and private institutions of higher education to provide students and employees an option to electronically report certain offenses to the institution.
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.
Relating to maintenance of certification by a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state.
Relating to the regulation of seed by a political subdivision.
Relating to municipal regulation of manufactured home communities.
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government; increasing a fee.
Relating to local health care provider participation programs in certain counties and municipalities.
Relating to the state and regional water planning process and the funding of projects included in the state water plan.
Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain property and services.
Relating to the Texas Physician Assistant Board and the licensing and regulation of physician assistants.
Relating to the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system; establishing a remote dispensing site license.
Relating to the minutes of operation required for public school districts, charter schools, and other education programs and to calculating the average daily attendance for certain education programs.
Relating to an annual report on state programs not funded by appropriations.
Relating to the preparation, certification, and classification of public school educators.
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.
Relating to the notice requirements for bills proposing the creation of or annexation of land to certain special purpose districts.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations and activities.
Relating to the duties of school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, the Texas Education Agency, and the Texas School Safety Center regarding multihazard emergency operations plans and other school safety measures.
Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.
Relating to efforts to facilitate the completion by students of undergraduate certificate and degree programs.
Relating to an increase in and the use of the fee for permits issued for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo in Hidalgo County.
Relating to the creation of the University Hills Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments or fees.