Bills Referred Today for 3/9/2017

BILLS REFERRED TODAY



Thursday

March 9, 2017





Committee referral on the following:


SJR 44 Garcia/ Rodríguez

Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the recognition of equal rights of all people.

State Affairs


SJR 45 Bettencourt

Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax.

Finance


SJR 46 Perry

Proposing a constitutional amendment to set aside general revenue as dedicated to pay for certain state infrastructure projects.

Finance


SJR 47 Perry

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to pay for certain state infrastructure projects.

Finance


SJR 48 Miles

Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit additional uses of certain dedicated general revenue transferred each fiscal year to the state highway fund.

Finance


SB 315 Hinojosa/ Nichols/ Schwertner/ Taylor, Van/ Watson

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Medical Board; authorizing a fee.

Health & Human Services


SB 316 Hinojosa/ Nichols/ Schwertner/ Taylor, Van/ Watson

Relating to powers and duties of certain prescribers and dispensers of controlled substances and the regulatory agencies that issue a license, certification, or registration to the prescriber or dispenser; following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.

Health & Human Services


SB 1151 Buckingham

Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 1152 Menéndez

Relating to excused absences from public school for the purpose of pursuing enlistment in a branch of the armed services of the United States or the Texas National Guard.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


SB 1153 Menéndez

Relating to parental rights and information regarding certain intervention strategies used with public school students.

Education


SB 1154 Menéndez

Relating to coverage for serious mental illness under certain group health benefit plans.

Business & Commerce


SB 1155 Menéndez

Relating to fees paid to certain credit services organizations in connection with certain extensions of consumer credit.

Business & Commerce


SB 1156 Menéndez

Relating to the Alamo complex account; making an appropriation.

Finance


SB 1157 Hughes

Relating to limiting the liability of certain healthcare providers.

State Affairs


SB 1158 Miles

Relating to certified food managers in food establishments in certain counties.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 1159 Garcia

Relating to exempting course materials purchased, used, or consumed by certain students from the sales and use tax.

Finance


SB 1160 Garcia

Relating to a prohibition on sex discrimination in compensation.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1161 Garcia

Relating to access to certain preventive health and family planning services.

Health & Human Services


SB 1162 Garcia

Relating to the payment of gratuities to certain employees.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1163 Garcia

Relating to establishing and funding a grant program for testing evidence collected in relation to sexual assaults or other sex offenses; authorizing voluntary contributions.

Criminal Justice


SB 1164 Taylor, Van

Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to adopt fees that generate substantial revenue.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1165 Garcia

Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or an order of expunction of arrest records and files for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution who are convicted of certain offenses.

Criminal Justice


SB 1166 Bettencourt/ Garcia

Relating to providing for the review of certain county departments of education by the Sunset Advisory Commission.

Education


SB 1167 Bettencourt

Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent.

Education


SB 1168 Uresti

Relating to the disqualification of directors of the Middle Pecos Groundwater Conservation District.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 1169 Uresti

Relating to confinement as a condition of community supervision.

Criminal Justice


SB 1170 Taylor, Larry

Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

Higher Education


SB 1171 Estes

Relating to the suspension and reactivation of the operation of the Texas Health Reinsurance System.

Business & Commerce


SB 1172 Perry

Relating to the regulation of seed by a political subdivision.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 1173 Perry

Relating to evaluation of public school performance.

Education


SB 1174 Hinojosa

Relating to the provision of prosthetic devices for certain recipients under Medicaid.

Health & Human Services


SB 1175 Hinojosa

Relating to the dissolution of water districts.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1176 Campbell

Relating to the transfer of alcoholic beverages between certain noncontiguous permitted premises.

Business & Commerce


SB 1177 Hughes

Relating to requirements for charter schools established for the benefit of certain juvenile offenders.

Education


SB 1178 Nelson

Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in Denton County and the jurisdiction of certain county criminal courts in Denton.

State Affairs


SB 1179 Nelson

Relating to purchasing and contracting practices of coordinated county transportation authorities.

Transportation


SB 1180 Hughes

Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers and employees killed in the line of duty.

State Affairs


SB 1181 Whitmire

Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for the University of Houston System and the component institutions of that system.

Business & Commerce


SB 1182 Perry

Relating to the prosecution, punishment, and certain civil consequences of conduct causing the birth of a child born addicted to a controlled substance; creating an offense.

State Affairs


SB 1183 Perry

Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to the period for which a person may be committed to receive certain temporary mental health services.

Criminal Justice


SB 1184 Hughes

Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty.

State Affairs


SB 1185 West

Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by certain private entities; providing a civil penalty.

Criminal Justice


SB 1186 West

Relating to requirements for mental health assignment certification for municipal police departments and sheriff's departments.

Criminal Justice


SB 1187 West

Relating to the offense of operating a motor vehicle without financial responsibility.

Transportation


SB 1188 West

Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of certain recreation centers.

State Affairs


SB 1189 Garcia

Relating to the provision of information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors.

Health & Human Services


SB 1190 Hughes

Relating to judicial review of certain decisions under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

Business & Commerce


SB 1191 Hughes

Relating to remedies in certain taxpayer suits against the state.

Finance


SB 1192 Buckingham

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

Criminal Justice


SB 1193 Taylor, Van

Relating to the adoption of the Texas Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.

State Affairs


SB 1194 Garcia

Relating to community outreach on the dangers of abusable synthetic substances.

Criminal Justice


SB 1195 Garcia

Relating to studies and reports on the prosecution of criminal cases involving abusable synthetic substances.

Criminal Justice


SB 1196 Kolkhorst

Relating to the declaration of a common nuisance involving a computer network or web address.

Criminal Justice


SB 1197 Perry

Relating to fees charged by the Rolling Plains Groundwater Conservation District; authorizing a fee.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 1198 Zaffirini/ Campbell

Relating to the conversion of the Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency to the Alliance Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose fees.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 1199 Campbell/ Menéndez

Relating to service contract providers.

Business & Commerce


SB 1200 Campbell

Relating to guidelines for the proper care and display of the United States and Texas flags by public schools.

Education


SB 1201 West

Relating to the release of a body worn camera recording to the subject of that recording.

Criminal Justice


SB 1202 West

Relating to the rehabilitation, demolition, or change in use of residential property occupied by a tenant.

Business & Commerce


SB 1203 Perry

Relating to the issuance of subpoenas or certain other court orders with respect to an online service provider in the investigation or prosecution of certain criminal offenses.

Criminal Justice


SB 1204 Perry

Relating to the punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving the death of a head of cattle or horses.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 1205 Nichols

Relating to the sharing of death record information between the Department of State Health Services and the Department of Public Safety.

Transportation


SB 1206 Perry

Relating to access to certain health records and information regarding a child placed for adoption.

Health & Human Services


SB 1207 Schwertner

Relating to the repeal of certain contracting requirements under the Medicaid managed care delivery model.

Health & Human Services


SB 1208 Schwertner

Relating to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services.

Health & Human Services


SB 1209 Uresti

Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management.

Finance


SB 1210 Perry

Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to review special education programs available in public schools.

Education


SB 1211 Taylor, Larry

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.

Education


SB 1212 Taylor, Larry

Relating to the use of alternative or substitute exit-level assessment instruments to allow certain public school students to receive a high school diploma.

Education


SB 1213 Hughes/ Burton/ Hall/ Huffines/ Perry

Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients.

State Affairs


SB 1214 Perry

Relating to a succession plan for a regional public defender's office that primarily handles capital cases.

Criminal Justice


SB 1215 Hughes

Relating to responsibility for the consequences of defects in the plans, specifications, or other documents for the construction or repair of an improvement to real property.

State Affairs


SB 1216 Schwertner

Relating to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

State Affairs


SB 1217 Buckingham

Relating to the sale of beer and ale by certain manufacturers for off-premises consumption.

Business & Commerce


SB 1218 Miles

Relating to transitional child-care services in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

Health & Human Services


SB 1219 Miles

Relating to a requirement that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board conduct an annual comprehensive evaluation of the impact of the top 10 percent automatic admissions law.

Higher Education


SB 1220 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.

Education


SB 1221 Watson

Relating to an annual report submitted to the comptroller by a municipality that imposes certain hotel occupancy taxes.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1222 Taylor, Van

Relating to the investment of a portion of the economic stabilization fund balance.

Finance


SB 1223 Hughes

Relating to suits against the University of Texas at Tyler.

State Affairs


SB 1224 Miles

Relating to the establishment of a statewide system for stroke response and treatment.

Health & Human Services


SB 1225 Miles

Relating to eligibility requirements for the repayment of certain physician education loans.

Higher Education


SB 1226 Huffman/ Nelson/ et al.

Relating to prostitution and trafficking of persons and to certain criminal and civil consequences of that conduct.

Criminal Justice


SB 1227 West

Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.

Criminal Justice


SB 1228 Menéndez

Relating to the approval by a property owners' association of repairs to residential property after a weather-related or naturally occurring event.

Business & Commerce


SB 1229 Menéndez

Relating to solid waste services for rental property and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1230 Bettencourt

Relating to the cancellation of a person's voter registration on notice that the person has acknowledged that the person is not a citizen.

State Affairs