Bills Referred Today for 5/3/2017

BILLS REFERRED TODAY



Wednesday

May 3, 2017





Committee referral on the following:


SR 706 Rodríguez

Honoring the economic contributions made by immigrants to the Lone Star State.

State Affairs


SR 712 Seliger

Urging Congress to enact legislation to expand and extend the current federal tax credit for carbon capture, utilization, and storage under Section 45Q of the Internal Revenue Code.

Business & Commerce


SB 2291 Lucio

Relating to the Texas Medal for the Defense of Freedom award.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


SB 2292 Campbell

Relating to the powers and duties of the Meyer Ranch Municipal Utility District of Comal County; affecting an existing limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


HB 8 Capriglione/ Elkins/ Parker/ Dale/ Dean/ et al.

Relating to cybersecurity for state agency information resources.

Business & Commerce


HB 16 Lozano/ Canales/ Zerwas/ Howard/ Davis, Sarah/ et al.

Relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking at public and private postsecondary educational institutions.

Higher Education


HB 51 Guillen/ Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to regulation of the commercial oyster industry in this state; increasing criminal penalties; authorizing a fee.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 180 Lucio III

Relating to the review of groundwater conservation districts by the state auditor.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 265 Hernandez/ Flynn/ Faircloth

Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

State Affairs


HB 294 Walle/ Bohac/ Dutton/ Oliverson/ Larson

Relating to appointment of a receiver for a water or sewer utility.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 418 White

Relating to certain duties of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding guidelines for the transportation of inmates by private vendors.

Criminal Justice


HB 448 Guillen

Relating to the transfer of certain revenue into the state parks account.

Finance


HB 561 Murphy

Relating to the operation of certain vehicles used for package delivery; authorizing a fee.

Transportation


HB 655 Clardy/ Rodriguez, Justin/ et al.

Relating to the filing of a degree plan by students at public junior colleges.

Higher Education


HB 740 Burkett

Relating to the issuance and renewal of licenses and registrations for certain child-care facilities and the amount of the fees for those licenses.

Health & Human Services


HB 755 Parker

Relating to the use by certain tax-exempt organizations of certain payments made in connection with real property transfers to provide educational activities through certain schools.

Education


HB 1014 Alonzo/ Hinojosa, Gina

Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

State Affairs


HB 1041 González, Mary

Relating to the review of certain privately operated residential facilities for persons released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

Criminal Justice


HB 1099 Canales/ Turner/ Faircloth/ Longoria/ Metcalf

Relating to a residential tenant's right to summon police or other emergency assistance.

Business & Commerce


HB 1107 Reynolds/ Zerwas/ Miller/ Stephenson

Relating to county regulation of roadside vendors and solicitors.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1406 Blanco

Relating to the authority of the asset management division of the General Land Office to sell real property to a federally recognized Indian tribe.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HB 1428 Smithee

Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing for members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

State Affairs


HB 1469 Bailes/ Schaefer

Relating to qualifications for certain teachers employed by certain open-enrollment charter schools.

Education


HB 1512 Isaac

Relating to the maximum loan amount made to persons under the owner-builder loan program.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1555 Kuempel

Relating to the sale of lottery tickets by certain wine and beer retailers.

Business & Commerce


HB 1593 Bohac

Relating to the engagement strategies included in a school district's family engagement plan.

Education


HB 1625 Bonnen, Greg/ Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to the procedures for the enforcement by the General Land Office of the Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act of 1991.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HB 1648 Price

Relating to the designation of a water conservation coordinator by a retail public water utility to implement a water conservation plan.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 1657 Phelan/ Arévalo

Relating to the renewal of a certificate of registration by certain interior designers.

Business & Commerce


HB 1691 Smithee/ King, Ken/ Price/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Frullo/ et al.

Relating to the designation of certain rest areas on Interstate Highway 27 in Hale County as the Nelda Laney Safety Stops.

Transportation


HB 1727 Faircloth

Relating to the issuance of certain search warrants.

Criminal Justice


HB 1735 Faircloth

Relating to certain election officers.

State Affairs


HB 1861 Elkins

Relating to the confidentiality of certain information related to a computer security incident.

Business & Commerce


HB 1913 Geren

Relating to the required qualifications for serving as president of the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth and to the prohibition against the award of certain degrees by the center's governing board.

Higher Education


HB 1978 Sheffield

Relating to physician assistant services performed as volunteer care.

Health & Human Services


HB 2097 Geren

Relating to the sale of malt liquor, ale, and beer by the holder of a brewpub license.

Business & Commerce


HB 2113 Goldman/ et al.

Relating to the regulation of for-profit legal service contract companies.

Business & Commerce


HB 2126 Button

Relating to the franchise tax rate applicable to certain taxable entities that sell telephone prepaid calling cards.

Finance


HB 2275 Paddie

Relating to the regulation of a service contract.

Business & Commerce


HB 2308 Lambert/ Miller

Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for veterans with disabilities that include the emblem from military academy license plates.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


HB 2386 Bailes/ Paddie/ et al.

Relating to volunteer firefighter supervision of outdoor burning of waste consisting of plant growth.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HB 2546 Zerwas

Relating to completion of work status reports by a physician assistant under the workers' compensation system.

Business & Commerce


HB 2562 Shine

Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for property used in master recordings and admissions to certain amusement services.

Finance


HB 2580 Holland/ Longoria

Relating to criminal history record information obtained by the savings and mortgage lending commissioner.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HB 2675 Dean

Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 31 in Gregg County as the Jack Ward Memorial Highway.

Transportation


HB 2729 Lucio III

Relating to an inventory of credentials and certificates that may be earned by a public high school student through a career and technology education program.

Education


HB 2823 Dean

Relating to the issuance and enforcement of a subpoena during the course of an investigation of a residential mortgage loan servicer.

Business & Commerce


HB 2989 Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to payment of an ad valorem tax refund in the event of a tax roll correction that decreases a property owner's tax liability.

Finance


HB 3101 Kuempel

Relating to authorizing the sale of alcoholic beverages on certain passenger buses; authorizing a fee.

Business & Commerce


HB 3215 Goldman

Relating to the authority of a licensed auctioneer to sell a business that owns vehicles without engaging in business as a motor vehicle dealer.

Business & Commerce


HB 3275 Capriglione

Relating to the monitoring of major information resources projects by the Department of Information Resources.

Business & Commerce


HB 3563 Koop

Relating to parental notification regarding public school teacher qualifications.

Education


HB 4279 King, Tracy O.

Relating to expansion of the territory of the Frio Hospital District and to the election of the board of directors of the district.

Intergovernmental Relations


HCR 32 Springer/ Bernal

Designating the Bowie knife as the official State Knife of Texas.

Administration


HCR 53 Gooden

Authorizing the State Preservation Board, subject to state law and rules of the board, to approve and permit the relocation of the Texas Game Warden Memorial to a site at the State Capitol, south of the Sam Houston Building, just outside of the historic grounds.

Administration



Committee re-referral on the following:


HB 897 Ashby/ Raney/ King, Ken/ et al.

Relating to the exemption from the taxes imposed on the sale, use, or rental of a motor vehicle for certain motor vehicles used for religious purposes.

Re-referred from Finance to Administration