Bills Referred Today for 5/5/2017

BILLS REFERRED TODAY



Friday

May 5, 2017





Committee referral on the following:


HJR 37 Johnson, Eric

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to legislative authority to permit credit unions and other financial institutions to award prizes by lot to promote savings.

Business & Commerce


HB 14 Murr/ Davis, Sarah/ Springer/ Oliverson

Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on the property of state hospitals; providing a civil penalty.

State Affairs


HB 17 Lozano

Relating to the establishment of the Texas Higher Education Innovation Accelerator for public institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


HB 91 White/ et al.

Relating to a review of occupational licensing requirements related to an applicant's criminal history.

Business & Commerce


HB 115 Guillen/ Springer

Relating to the value of a residential dwelling that may be offered or awarded as a prize at a charitable raffle.

State Affairs


HB 136 Bell/ Koop/ Johnson, Jarvis/ Israel/ Villalba/ et al.

Relating to inclusion of career and technology education and workforce training in the mission of public education.

Education


HB 263 Lozano

Relating to the issuance of "Back the Blue" specialty license plates.

Transportation


HB 297 Bell/ Fallon/ Geren/ Koop/ et al.

Relating to the designation of January 9 as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

Criminal Justice


HB 332 Meyer/ et al.

Relating to the use of school district buildings as polling place locations.

State Affairs


HB 338 Burrows

Relating to acreage contracts and quantity contracts for the purchase of agricultural products.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 385 Murphy/ Fallon

Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for students enrolled in accelerated, affordable baccalaureate programs at public institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


HB 423 Wray

Relating to the computation of cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by taxable entities that transport ready-mixed concrete.

Finance


HB 462 Dale

Relating to the provision of notice of proposed rules by state agencies.

Business & Commerce


HB 471 Johnson, Eric

Relating to permitting credit unions and other financial institutions to award prizes by lot to promote savings.

Business & Commerce


HB 490 Anderson, Rodney/ Davis, Sarah/ Howard/ Oliverson/ Bernal/ et al.

Relating to health benefit plan coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for certain individuals.

Business & Commerce


HB 572 Stephenson/ González, Mary

Relating to the disposal of pesticides.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 626 Workman/ et al.

Relating to late applications for certain exemptions from ad valorem taxation.

Finance


HB 657 Bernal/ Guillen/ Burns

Relating to procedures for a student enrolled in a special education program who fails to perform satisfactorily on certain assessment instruments.

Education


HB 682 Wu

Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault.

Criminal Justice


HB 727 Guerra/ Longoria/ Sheffield/ Davis, Sarah/ Laubenberg

Relating to the use of home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.

Health & Human Services


HB 834 Parker

Relating to regulating the custody transfer of an adopted child; creating a criminal offense.

State Affairs


HB 935 Zerwas/ Darby/ Kacal/ Longoria/ Price/ et al.

Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding.

Finance


HB 979 Kacal/ et al.

Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for recipients of the Star of Texas Award.

Transportation


HB 1003 Capriglione/ Parker/ Simmons/ Button/ Fallon

Relating to investment of public funds.

Business & Commerce


HB 1170 Reynolds/ Zerwas/ Miller/ Stephenson

Relating to the authority of counties to advertise on personal property owned or leased by the county.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 1234 Martinez, "Mando"/ Guillen

Relating to filing fees imposed in civil cases in Hidalgo County, Cameron County, and Willacy County.

State Affairs


HB 1285 Rose

Relating to the delegation of death certification to attending physicians in certain counties.

Criminal Justice


HB 1288 Rose

Relating to broker agreements for the leasing of real property owned by a county.

Administration


HB 1297 Frullo

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

Business & Commerce


HB 1345 Dale

Relating to a photograph on a driver's license.

Transportation


HB 1407 Sheffield/ Paddie/ Darby/ Price/ Bernal/ et al.

Relating to the establishment of the emergency medical services assistance program.

Health & Human Services


HB 1442 Wu/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Moody/ Phillips

Relating to the release of certain defendants pending a motion for new trial or an appeal from a misdemeanor conviction.

Criminal Justice


HB 1481 Lozano

Relating to the abolition of the fee established by the commissioner of the General Land Office for processing applications for terminal facility discharge prevention and response certificates.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HB 1500 Giddings/ Guillen/ et al.

Relating to indicators of achievement under the public school accountability system.

Education


HB 1501 Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to child custody evaluations; creating an offense.

State Affairs


HB 1543 Burkett

Relating to access to records that pertain to the testing for, and fitting and dispensing of, hearing instruments.

Health & Human Services


HB 1544 Burkett

Relating to a client's access to certain records of hearing instrument fitters and dispensers.

Health & Human Services


HB 1569 Ashby

Relating to the disclosure to public schools of certain records of students placed in residential facilities.

Education


HB 1573 Price

Relating to personnel requirements for water loss auditors.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 1586 King, Tracy O.

Relating to the services that require a structural pest control license; changing the applicability of an occupational license.

Business & Commerce


HB 1638 Guillen

Relating to statewide goals for dual credit programs provided by school districts.

Administration


HB 1645 Lozano/ Guillen/ Oliverson/ Koop/ Anderson, Rodney/ et al.

Relating to requiring certain school districts to allow students who participate in Special Olympics to earn a letter on that basis.

Education


HB 1790 Pickett

Relating to revoked disabled parking placards.

Transportation


HB 1808 Meyer/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Parker/ Dale/ Moody/ et al.

Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; creating a criminal offense.

Criminal Justice


HB 1814 Murr

Relating to application requirements for certain probate proceedings.

State Affairs


HB 1860 Cyrier

Relating to access to criminal history record information by the adjutant general.

Criminal Justice


HB 1956 Springer

Relating to the operation of certain off-highway vehicles.

Transportation


HB 1990 Shine/ Oliveira

Relating to the administration of the Texas certified self-insurer guaranty trust fund.

Business & Commerce


HB 2035 Walle/ Minjarez/ Thierry/ Davis, Sarah/ Howard

Relating to the continuation of the Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force.

Health & Human Services


HB 2040 King, Phil

Relating to the building code standards for new residential construction in the unincorporated area of certain counties; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.

Business & Commerce


HB 2062 Phillips

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

Health & Human Services


HB 2065 Phillips/ Isaac/ Burns/ Wray

Relating to fines collected by a county or municipality from the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards.

Transportation


HB 2070 Smithee

Relating to the enforcement of certain warranties for a new motor vehicle.

Business & Commerce


HB 2130 Roberts/ Dean/ Simmons/ Moody/ et al.

Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Education Agency regarding the statewide assessment program in relation to students in special education programs.

Education


HB 2228 Murphy

Relating to deadlines for performing various functions in connection with the ad valorem tax system.

Finance


HB 2334 Oliverson/ Wu/ Davis, Sarah/ Alvarado

Relating to the imposition of a criminal penalty for the violation of a rule adopted or order issued under the Flood Control and Insurance Act in certain counties.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 2339 Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to trade-in credit agreements offered in connection with certain motor vehicle retail installment contracts.

Business & Commerce


HB 2351 Nevárez/ Canales

Relating to the investigation of fire fighters employed by certain municipalities.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 2413 Burkett

Relating to certain identifying information regarding career school or college students.

Business & Commerce


HB 2561 Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy; authorizing a reduction in fees.

Health & Human Services


HB 2576 Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to studies by the Public Utility Commission of Texas analyzing electric rates.

Business & Commerce


HB 2615 Goldman/ et al.

Relating to the licensing of towing operators and vehicle storage facility employees by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

Business & Commerce


HB 2639 Pickett/ Zerwas/ Raymond/ Wray/ King, Phil/ et al.

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

Administration


HB 2648 Stephenson

Relating to including the obligations of Federal Home Loan Banks as authorized investments for a governmental entity.

Business & Commerce


HB 2715 Darby

Relating to the composition and use of money in the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund.

Finance


HB 2798 Farrar

Relating to the authority of a county to implement a pilot program to reuse wastewater at county facilities.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 2804 Price/ Fallon

Relating to the emergency scheduling of certain controlled substances for the purpose of the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; expanding the application of certain criminal offenses.

Criminal Justice


HB 2927 Schofield

Relating to certain powers of an associate judge under the Family Code.

State Affairs


HB 2936 Deshotel

Relating to the administration of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County, including the authority to impose taxes.

Transportation


HB 2949 Holland/ Phelan/ Dean/ Longoria

Relating to the maximum amount of a documentary fee charged by a retail seller of motor vehicles.

Business & Commerce


HB 2950 Burkett/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Flynn/ Raymond

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Nursing and to the regulation of the practice of nursing.

Health & Human Services


HB 2968 Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to the operation of a golf cart or utility vehicle on a public highway in certain counties.

Transportation


HB 3024 Price/ Raymond

Relating to the removal of a public school student from an interscholastic athletic activity on the basis of a suspected concussion.

Education


HB 3025 King, Tracy O./ Murr

Relating to open, uncovered, abandoned, or deteriorated wells.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 3029 Frullo

Relating to air conditioning and refrigeration contracting and the education and certification of air conditioning and refrigeration technicians.

Business & Commerce


HB 3051 King, Phil

Relating to the categories used to record the race or ethnicity of persons stopped for or convicted of traffic offenses.

Criminal Justice


HB 3069 White

Relating to the administration of and eligibility for participation in a veterans treatment court program and the issuance of orders of nondisclosure for certain participants who successfully complete that program.

Criminal Justice


HB 3090 Cyrier

Relating to the enforcement of laws prohibiting outdoor burning of waste and combustible material.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HB 3157 Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to requirements for screenings in public or private schools to detect vision disorders of students.

Education


HB 3165 Moody

Relating to the duties of a personal bond pretrial release office.

Criminal Justice


HB 3167 Paddie/ Ashby/ Clardy/ et al.

Relating to the program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases.

Criminal Justice


HB 3169 Capriglione

Relating to the operation and administration of the Texas Bullion Depository, to depository agents, to the appropriation of money from the fees, charges, penalties, and other amounts related to the depository and deposited to the general revenue fund for that purpose, and to the provision of a related ad valorem tax exemption.

Finance


HB 3257 Paddie

Relating to the regulation and inspection of boilers.

Business & Commerce


HB 3276 Oliverson/ Smithee/ Cook/ Turner/ et al.

Relating to notice of health benefit plan provider network status provided by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities.

Business & Commerce


HB 3286 Goldman/ Geren/ Collier/ Klick

Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties.

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3618 King, Tracy O.

Relating to the timing of the expiration of water quality permits.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 3784 Holland/ King, Phil/ Price/ Wray/ et al.

Relating to persons approved by the Department of Public Safety to administer online the classroom instruction part of the handgun proficiency course.

State Affairs


HB 3803 Faircloth

Relating to certain authorized investments for domestic life, health, and accident insurers.

Business & Commerce


HB 3849 Zerwas

Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.

Finance


HB 3872 Lucio III

Relating to a motion for forensic DNA testing of certain evidence previously subjected to faulty testing.

Criminal Justice


HB 3903 Burkett

Relating to certain political contributions by judicial candidates and officeholders and certain political committees.

State Affairs


HB 3921 Parker/ Price/ Button/ Anderson, Charles "Doc"/ Thierry

Relating to the financial exploitation of certain vulnerable adults.

Business & Commerce


HB 3954 Gonzales, Larry/ Wilson

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

Health & Human Services


HB 3964 Meyer/ Burkett

Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 289 in Dallas County as the Harold C. Simmons Memorial Highway.

Transportation


HB 3976 Ashby/ Zerwas/ Huberty/ Bernal/ Bonnen, Dennis/ et al.

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

State Affairs


HB 4029 Oliveira

Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HB 4054 Murphy

Relating to the application of sales and use taxes to certain food items.

Finance


HB 4156 Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to the issuance of permits for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties; authorizing an increase in the amount of a fee.

Transportation


HCR 42 Holland/ Laubenberg/ Button/ Burkett/ Thompson, Senfronia

Designating the city of Rockwall as the official Live Music Capital of North Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2017.

Administration


HCR 45 White

Urging Congress to bestow the Congressional Medal of Honor on Doris "Dorie" Miller for his heroism during World War II.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security


HCR 70 Isaac

Designating Dripping Springs as the official Wedding Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2017.

Administration


HCR 72 Darby

Designating Big Spring as the Lighted Poinsettia Capital of Texas.

Administration


HCR 83 Lambert

Designating Stamford as the Western Art Show Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2017.

Administration


HCR 86 Gonzales, Larry/ et al.

Designating May as Fallen First Responder Awareness Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2017.

Administration


HCR 105 Bonnen, Dennis/ Phelan/ Bonnen, Greg

Encouraging Congress to pass legislation allowing the State of Texas to manage the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery out to 200 nautical miles.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs