Bills Referred Today for 2/6/2017

BILLS REFERRED TODAY



Monday

February 6, 2017





Committee referral on the following:


SCR 13 Buckingham/ et al.

The 85th Legislature of the State of Texas call on all sheriffs' offices in the state to comply with requests included in an immigration detainer issued by the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

State Affairs


SCR 14 Seliger

Expressing support for the completion of La Entrada al Pacifico international trade corridor.

Transportation


SB 17 Nelson

Relating to the decrease of the rates of the franchise tax under certain circumstances and the expiration of that tax.

Finance


SB 426 Rodríguez

Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter.

State Affairs


SB 427 Rodríguez

Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 428 Rodríguez

Relating to the waiver of state park, museum, and other state-operated facility entrance fees for persons with certain disabilities.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 429 Rodríguez

Relating to minimum education requirements for child protective services caseworkers.

Health & Human Services


SB 430 Rodríguez

Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene.

Health & Human Services


SB 431 Rodríguez

Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse to sign or issue certain documents.

Health & Human Services


SB 432 Rodríguez

Relating to a report identifying each provision of state law that has been declared unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court.

State Affairs


SB 433 Rodríguez

Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.

Health & Human Services


SB 434 Rodríguez

Relating to lethal violence protective orders; creating a criminal offense.

State Affairs


SB 435 Rodríguez

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

State Affairs


SB 436 Rodríguez

Relating to the operation of the special education continuing advisory committee.

Education


SB 437 Rodríguez

Relating to the establishment of a public law school in El Paso County.

Higher Education


SB 438 Rodríguez

Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality for the public purpose of economic development.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 439 Rodríguez

Relating to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive a Texas Armed Services Scholarship.

Higher Education


SB 440 Rodríguez

Relating to the use by certain municipalities of hotel occupancy tax revenue to improve or expand certain airports.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 441 Rodríguez

Relating to eligibility for surviving spouses of disabled veterans specialty license plates.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


SB 442 Rodríguez

Relating to a limitation on the amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 443 Creighton

Relating to the Rayford Road Municipal Utility District.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 444 Taylor, Van

Relating to school marshals for private schools.

Education


SB 445 Burton

Relating to the authorization and reporting of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities.

State Affairs


SB 446 Burton

Relating to the acceptance or expenditure of federal funds by a political subdivision.

Finance


SB 447 Burton

Relating to the selection of certain appraisal district officials.

Finance


SB 448 Burton

Relating to the procedure for canceling a deferral or abatement of collection of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person.

Finance


SB 449 Burton

Relating to the carrying of a concealed handgun on the premises of certain businesses.

Business & Commerce


SB 450 Burton

Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition.

State Affairs


SB 451 Hancock/ et al.

Relating to regulation of short-term rentals by municipalities and counties.

Business & Commerce


SB 452 Hancock

Relating to the effect of certain agreements with a collective bargaining organization on certain state-funded public work contracts.

Business & Commerce


SB 453 Hancock

Relating to the interests of certain holding companies in certain repair facilities.

Business & Commerce


SB 454 Perry

Relating to certain protective orders in a suit for dissolution of marriage or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship, including a proceeding to adjudicate parentage.

State Affairs


SB 455 Zaffirini

Relating to the operations of the Employment-First Task Force.

Health & Human Services


SB 456 Taylor, Van

Relating to the right of members of the legislature, the lieutenant governor, committees of the legislature, and legislative agencies to access certain governmental information for legislative purposes; creating a criminal offense.

Business & Commerce


SB 457 Campbell

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.

Education


SB 458 Huffines

Relating to the offense of carrying a handgun while intoxicated.

Criminal Justice


SB 459 Huffines

Relating to the regulation or taxation of firearms, air guns, knives, or ammunition by a municipality or county.

State Affairs


SB 460 Lucio

Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 461 Lucio

Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 462 Garcia/ Rodríguez

Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 463 Seliger/ Nichols

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

Education


SB 464 Watson

Relating to the availability on the Internet of certain registrations and reports filed by lobbyists.

State Affairs


SB 465 Lucio

Relating to voting rights in the areas that are included in a municipality's annexation plan.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 466 Lucio

Relating to certain petitions filed with home-rule municipalities.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 467 Lucio

Relating to a requirement for ballot propositions.

State Affairs


SB 468 Lucio

Relating to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities in coastal border counties.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 469 West

Relating to the duration of an appointment of a guardian ad litem or an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

Health & Human Services


SB 470 West

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

State Affairs


SB 471 Lucio

Relating to the inclusion of certain areas in a municipal annexation plan.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 472 Lucio

Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination regarding military service members and military veterans.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


SB 473 Rodríguez/ Garcia

Relating to paid rest breaks for construction employees of construction contractors and subcontractors; providing an administrative penalty.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 474 Rodríguez/ Garcia

Relating to required provision of workers' compensation insurance coverage for employees of building and construction contractors and subcontractors.

Business & Commerce


SB 475 Rodríguez/ Garcia

Relating to safety training for employees performing construction work under a contract with a governmental entity; providing administrative penalties.

Business & Commerce


SB 476 Rodríguez/ Garcia

Relating to claims for unpaid wages.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 477 Lucio

Relating to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission regarding certain employee issues.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 478 Taylor, Van

Relating to a requirement that a school district or open-enrollment charter school terminate certain employees convicted of certain offenses.

Education


SB 479 Burton

Relating to informed consent to immunizations for children.

Health & Human Services


SB 480 Burton/ et al.

Relating to the use of an electronic recovery and access to data prepaid card reader to seize forfeitable property.

State Affairs


SB 481 Burton/ et al.

Relating to the reporting and disposition of proceeds and property from asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.

State Affairs


SB 482 Miles

Relating to the creation of a program to assist foster care youth and former foster care youth in accessing higher education, career information, and skills certifications.

Health & Human Services


SB 483 Miles

Relating to the retention of and the required disclosure under the public information law of certain complaints alleging official oppression.

Criminal Justice


SB 484 Miles

Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

Education


SB 485 Miles

Relating to the creation of the office of independent oversight ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Criminal Justice


SB 486 Miles

Relating to municipal civilian complaint review boards in certain municipalities.

Criminal Justice


SB 487 Miles

Relating to increasing the criminal penalty prescribed for certain acts of official oppression.

Criminal Justice


SB 488 Bettencourt/ Lucio/ et al.

Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 489 Lucio

Relating to recommendations regarding instruction in public schools to prevent the use of e-cigarettes.

Education


SB 490 Lucio

Relating to information regarding the number of school counselors in public schools.

Education


SB 491 Watson

Relating to the statewide preceptorship program in family medicine.

Higher Education


SB 492 West

Relating to procedures of a county tax assessor-collector for collection of dishonored checks and invoices; authorizing a fee.

Finance


SB 493 Hall

Relating to the sunset review of regional mobility authorities.

Transportation


SB 494 Burton/ et al.

Relating to an offense report prepared in the investigation of certain criminal cases.

Criminal Justice


SB 495 Uresti

Relating to certain procedural measures in a suit affecting a parent-child relationship to protect a child against child neglect or physical or sexual abuse.

State Affairs


SB 496 Uresti

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

Higher Education


SB 497 Uresti

Relating to the creation of an office of workforce development and analytics in the Department of Family and Protective Services.

Health & Human Services


SB 498 Zaffirini

Relating to the use of person first respectful language instead of the term "ward."

State Affairs


SB 499 West

Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Partition of Heirs' Property Act.

State Affairs


SB 506 West

Relating to voting system equipment used by counties participating in the countywide polling place program.

State Affairs


SB 507 Hancock

Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing.

Business & Commerce


SB 508 Garcia

Relating to including student input before the adoption of a major curriculum initiative by a school district.

Education


SB 509 Huffman

Relating to the evaluation of investment practices and performance of certain public retirement systems.

State Affairs


SB 510 Zaffirini/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ Watson

Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records.

Business & Commerce


SB 511 Rodríguez

Relating to a written declaration to designate a guardian before the need for a guardian arises.

State Affairs


SB 512 Rodríguez

Relating to the form and revocation of medical powers of attorney.

State Affairs


SB 513 Rodríguez

Relating to the disposition of remains and anatomical gifts.

State Affairs


SB 514 Hall

Relating to an interstate compact on border security and refugee resettlement; authorizing fines and fees.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


SB 515 Taylor, Van

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

Business & Commerce


SB 516 Kolkhorst

Relating to a study and report concerning faculty productivity at general academic teaching institutions.

Higher Education


SB 517 Garcia

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

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 518 Miles/ et al.

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

Finance


SB 519 Creighton

Relating to the training period for a temporary insurance agent's license.

Business & Commerce


SB 520 Creighton

Relating to provisional permits for certain insurance agents.

Business & Commerce


SB 521 Creighton

Relating to the qualifications required of an appraisal district employee in order to testify as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals.

Finance


SB 522 Birdwell/ Perry

Relating to issuing a marriage license and conducting a marriage ceremony.

State Affairs


SB 523 Birdwell

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of unmanned aircraft over correctional facility or critical infrastructure facility.

Criminal Justice


SB 524 Birdwell

Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of abuse of a corpse.

Criminal Justice


SB 525 Birdwell

Relating to a review of state laws requiring an action or proceeding to be brought in Travis County or a Travis County court.

Business & Commerce



Committee re-referral on the following:


SB 84 Hall

Relating to a pilot project for financing certain Texas Department of Transportation projects.

Re-referred from Transportation to Finance