Bills Referred Today for 2/22/2017

BILLS REFERRED TODAY



Wednesday

February 22, 2017





Committee referral on the following:


SB 5 Huffman/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Burton/ et al.

Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing a criminal penalty.

State Affairs


SB 751 Campbell

Relating to the confidentiality of certain information of and the abolishment date of the military base realignment and closure task force.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


SB 752 Campbell

Relating to the overseas military e-mail ballot program.

State Affairs


SB 753 Perry

Relating to financial accounting and reporting requirements for this state and political subdivisions of this state.

State Affairs


SB 754 Perry

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

Education


SB 755 Menéndez

Relating to the authority of a school district to donate food to a nonprofit organization to be served to students of the district.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 756 Menéndez

Relating to required coverage for obesity under group health benefit plans.

Business & Commerce


SB 757 Menéndez/ et al.

Relating to creating a voluntary program to recognize licensed before-school and after-school programs that promote healthy eating and physical activity.

Health & Human Services


SB 758 Menéndez

Relating to bill payment assistance programs offered by certain municipalities.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 759 Menéndez

Relating to the designation of Remember the Alamo Day as a state holiday.

Business & Commerce


SB 760 Menéndez

Relating to county authority to regulate fireworks.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 761 Menéndez

Relating to the punishment for certain intoxication offenses and the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision of defendants who committed certain intoxication offenses.

Criminal Justice


SB 762 Menéndez

Relating to the prosecution of offenses involving cruelty to animals and to the inclusion of related conduct in the definition of family violence; increasing a criminal penalty.

State Affairs


SB 763 Huffman

Relating to the composition of the Texas Historical Commission.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


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.

Finance


SB 765 Huffines

Relating to providing the financial cost incurred by the Texas Education Agency as a result of providing educational services to persons who are not lawfully present in the United States.

Finance


SB 766 Huffines

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

Finance


SB 767 Huffines

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

Finance


SB 768 Zaffirini

Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan, including the eligibility for grants for natural gas fueling stations under the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 769 Watson

Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for recipients of the Combat Medical Badge.

Transportation


SB 770 Watson

Relating to a specialty certification for insurance agents who have completed certain training regarding self-insured health benefit plans.

Business & Commerce


SB 771 Creighton

Relating to deferred payment of ad valorem taxes for certain persons serving in the United States armed forces.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


SB 772 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.

Criminal Justice


SB 773 Uresti

Relating to the authority of a judge to compel a criminal defendant who lacks capacity to take psychoactive medication.

Criminal Justice


SB 774 Perry

Relating to extensions of an expired permit for the transfer of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 775 Estes

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

Business & Commerce


SB 776 Rodríguez

Relating to including in the minimum attendance requirement of a public school student any absence of the student to participate in an extracurricular activity.

Education


SB 777 Rodríguez

Relating to the availability of school counselors at public middle, junior high, and high school campuses.

Education


SB 778 Taylor, Van

Relating to the appointment of school marshals by public schools and the ammunition approved for use by a school marshal serving a public school or a public junior college.

Education


SB 779 Seliger

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

Transportation


SB 780 West

Relating to monetary assistance provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services to certain relatives and designated caregivers.

Health & Human Services


SB 781 Zaffirini

Relating to a limitation on the location of solid waste facilities.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 782 Campbell

Relating to the ownership and local regulation of trees and timber.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 783 Hinojosa

Relating to the disclosure restrictions on personnel files of police officers of municipalities that have adopted certain civil service laws.

Criminal Justice


SB 784 Hinojosa

Relating to the waiver of certain fees for an assumed name certificate or a statement of abandonment of use of an assumed name filed by a military veteran.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


SB 785 Hinojosa

Relating to the use of the rural water assistance fund.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 786 Nichols

Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes.

State Affairs


SB 787 Huffman

Relating to the award of court costs and attorney's fees in actions to determine the applicability of certain local government regulations.

State Affairs


SB 788 Huffman

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

State Affairs


SB 789 Huffman

Relating to the administration of and benefits payable under the Texas School Employees Uniform Group Health Coverage Act.

State Affairs


SB 790 Miles

Relating to the continuation of the women's health advisory committee.

Health & Human Services


SB 791 Miles

Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.

Business & Commerce


SB 792 Miles

Relating to requiring financial institutions to report the suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil and criminal penalty.

Business & Commerce


SB 793 Miles

Relating to restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 794 Miles/ et al.

Relating to the biennial report to the legislature on grants made to entities under the Texas Enterprise Fund.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 795 Miles

Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to benefit certain historically underutilized businesses.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 796 West

Relating to the collection of information concerning the number of juvenile offenders committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department who have been in foster care.

Criminal Justice


SB 797 Perry

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

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 799 Rodríguez

Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 800 Seliger

Relating to the authority of an independent school district to contract with a county for the design, improvement, or construction of an instructional facility or stadium or other athletic facility.

Education


SB 801 Seliger

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

Education


SB 802 Seliger

Relating to a study and report regarding best practices in the provision of dual credit courses by public institutions of higher education and the transfer of course credit between those institutions.

Higher Education


SB 803 Seliger

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

Higher Education


SB 804 Taylor, Van

Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve on an appraisal review board.

Finance


SB 805 Lucio

Relating to the duties of the Texas Women Veterans Program.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


SB 806 Creighton

Relating to a report concerning, and actions by certain state officers regarding, federal money provided to this state that is subject to a coercive federal condition.

Finance


SB 807 Creighton

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

State Affairs


SB 808 Miles

Relating to coverage for certain services related to maternal depression under the Medicaid and child health plan programs.

Health & Human Services


SB 809 Miles

Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Texas women's health program.

Health & Human Services


SB 810 Kolkhorst

Relating to the use of open educational resources.

Higher Education