Bills Referred Today for 5/4/2017

BILLS REFERRED TODAY



Thursday

May 4, 2017





Committee referral on the following:


HB 59 Guillen/ Fallon/ et al.

Relating to certain lottery prize winners' choice to remain anonymous.

State Affairs


HB 216 Springer

Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 380 in Young and Jack Counties as the Henry H. King Memorial Highway.

Transportation


HB 516 Israel

Relating to the requirement that drivers younger than a certain age complete and pass a driver education course.

Transportation


HB 822 Canales/ Klick/ Geren/ Moody/ Leach/ et al.

Relating to designating April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Administration


HB 832 Clardy/ Schaefer

Relating to state funding for baccalaureate degree programs offered at certain public junior colleges.

Higher Education


HB 919 Kacal/ Shine/ King, Ken/ et al.

Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage for certain intrastate fire mutual aid system team members and regional incident management team members.

Business & Commerce


HB 922 Workman

Relating to the creation of the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 965 Springer

Relating to the authority of a retail public water utility to require an operator of a correctional facility to comply with water conservation measures.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 1076 Oliverson/ Howard/ Sheffield/ Meyer/ VanDeaver/ et al.

Relating to the mandatory spinal screening of public and private school students.

Health & Human Services


HB 1083 Perez/ Guillen

Relating to authorizing a regulatory authority to establish reduced water utility rates funded by donations for the benefit of certain elderly customers.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 1090 Meyer/ Button/ Fallon/ González, Mary/ Rinaldi

Relating to the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants.

State Affairs


HB 1101 Pickett/ Guillen

Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to require a person to file a new application to confirm the person's current qualification for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of a 100 percent disabled veteran.

Finance


HB 1162 Guillen

Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 649 as the State Trooper David Lee Nevarez Memorial Highway.

Transportation


HB 1186 Anderson, Rodney

Relating to the procedure for claiming an exemption from ad valorem taxation by the Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District of certain property subject to a tax abatement agreement with the district and to the validation of certain actions of the district.

Finance


HB 1187 Capriglione

Relating to the authority of a captive insurance company to provide reinsurance.

Business & Commerce


HB 1260 Phelan

Relating to the regulation of commercial shrimp unloading; requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 1264 Burkett/ Button

Relating to the concurrent jurisdiction of certain municipal courts in certain criminal cases punishable by fine only.

Criminal Justice


HB 1266 Geren

Relating to notice for hearings and trial settings in criminal cases.

Criminal Justice


HB 1292 Raymond

Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission; authorizing fees.

Business & Commerce


HB 1424 Murphy/ Workman

Relating to the operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities or sports venues; creating a criminal offense.

Criminal Justice


HB 1455 Bohac

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 552; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1468 Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to the sanitation and safety requirements for certain artificial bodies of water maintained for public recreational purposes.

Business & Commerce


HB 1492 Miller/ et al.

Relating to the creation of the National Museum of the Pacific War museum fund.

Finance


HB 1571 Paddie

Relating to energy savings performance contracts.

Business & Commerce


HB 1646 Lozano/ Herrero

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


HB 1655 King, Phil

Relating to the reporting of certain offenses committed by members of the Texas military forces.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


HB 1698 Kuempel

Relating to the licensing and regulation of a journeyman industrial electrician.

Business & Commerce


HB 1701 Parker

Relating to the presentation of the investment policy of certain governmental entities to a business organization that conducts investment transactions for the entity.

Business & Commerce


HB 1704 Kuempel/ Workman

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

State Affairs


HB 1771 Price/ Martinez, "Mando"

Relating to the use of certain weapons in or on the beds or banks of the Canadian River in Potter County.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 1779 Dale

Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety to obtain and use criminal history record information for the purpose of performing certain departmental functions.

Criminal Justice


HB 1793 Pickett

Relating to the inspection of certain commercial motor vehicles that are not domiciled in this state.

Transportation


HB 1859 Simmons

Relating to certain rental-purchase agreements.

Business & Commerce


HB 1954 Murr

Relating to convenience and trust accounts established at financial institutions.

Business & Commerce


HB 1963 Thompson, Ed

Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 70; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

Administration


HB 1983 Wray/ Martinez, "Mando"/ Phillips/ Guerra/ Geren/ et al.

Relating to the eligibility of a first responder for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder.

Business & Commerce


HB 1989 Shine/ Oliveira

Relating to the requirements for withdrawal by a certified self-insurer from workers' compensation self-insurance.

Business & Commerce


HB 2019 King, Tracy O./ Flynn/ Guillen/ Elkins

Relating to the regulation of manufactured homes.

Business & Commerce


HB 2059 Phillips/ Canales

Relating to the expunction of certain convictions or arrests of a minor for certain alcohol-related offenses.

Criminal Justice


HB 2174 Darby/ et al.

Relating to the regulation of motor fuel quality and motor fuel metering devices.

Transportation


HB 2180 Flynn/ VanDeaver

Relating to the Sulphur River Basin Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 2215 Price

Relating to the deadline for adoption of desired future conditions in groundwater conservation districts.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 2220 Elkins

Relating to the powers and duties of the West Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 21; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 2271 Wray

Relating to decedents' estates and certain posthumous gifts.

State Affairs


HB 2279 Goldman

Relating to the regulation of residential service contracts.

Business & Commerce


HB 2326 Collier

Relating to medical causation narrative reports created under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

Business & Commerce


HB 2332 Thompson, Ed

Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

Administration


HB 2437 Phillips

Relating to confidentiality of reports and related information for a solvency examination of an insurance carrier.

Business & Commerce


HB 2460 Deshotel

Relating to the board of commissioners of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 2501 Phillips

Relating to insurance requirements for certain nonemergency medical transportation.

Business & Commerce


HB 2504 Hernandez/ Coleman

Relating to the compensation provided to the governing body of certain special districts.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 2647 Stephenson

Relating to authorized investments of public funds.

Business & Commerce


HB 2671 Dean/ Price/ Clardy/ Moody/ Oliverson/ et al.

Relating to the placement of certain substances in Penalty Groups 1 and 3 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act for the purposes of prosecution of criminal offenses involving those substances.

Criminal Justice


HB 2698 Neave/ Hernandez/ Blanco/ Miller/ Gutierrez/ et al.

Relating to designating June 12 as Women Veterans Day.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


HB 2761 Cortez

Relating to the powers and duties of a defense based development authority.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


HB 2783 Smithee

Relating to the assessment of litigation costs and attorney fees in certain lawsuits under the public information law.

Business & Commerce


HB 2788 White

Relating to the appointment of emergency services commissioners in certain districts located in more than one county.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 2825 Gooden

Relating to the dissolution of a levee improvement district by a commissioners court.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 2891 Smithee

Relating to the medical authorization required to release protected health information in a health care liability claim.

Health & Human Services


HB 2928 Stephenson

Relating to including the obligations of Federal Home Loan Banks as authorized investments for a governmental entity and the requirements for certificates of deposit or share certificates held as authorized investments for a governmental entity.

Business & Commerce


HB 2931 Moody

Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including conforming amendments.

Criminal Justice


HB 2933 Bonnen, Dennis/ Cosper

Relating to the licensing and regulation of military optometrists and therapeutic optometrists who provide voluntary charity care.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


HB 2953 Geren

Relating to the definition of a public entertainment facility and the promotion, sponsorship, or advertising of an entertainment event or venue or alcoholic beverage at certain governmentally owned public entertainment facilities.

Administration


HB 2995 Ashby

Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3018 Phelan

Relating to reciprocity requirements for nonresident insurance agents to offer or sell insurance policies issued by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

Business & Commerce


HB 3049 Guillen

Relating to the number of hours of work experience required of a plumber's apprentice to take an examination for a plumber's license.

Business & Commerce


HB 3130 Parker/ White/ Rose/ Zerwas/ Bonnen, Dennis/ et al.

Relating to the establishment of an educational and vocational training pilot program for certain state jail felony defendants.

Criminal Justice


HB 3329 Paddie

Relating to regulation of electricians by local governments.

Business & Commerce


HB 3398 Darby

Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 3402 Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.

Criminal Justice


HB 3536 Ashby

Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 45 as the Sergeant Wade Daniel Wilson Memorial Highway.

Transportation


HB 3647 Dale/ Moody/ Pickett/ Meyer

Relating to the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument.

Criminal Justice


HB 4042 Paddie

Relating to the sale by certain alcoholic beverage permit holders of alcoholic beverages at auction.

Business & Commerce


HB 4181 Perez

Relating to the electronic transmission of certain notice required for air quality permits.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HCR 56 Shine/ Cosper/ Sheffield/ et al.

Recognizing Texas as a Purple Heart State.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security