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COMMITTEE:     State Affairs 

TIME & DATE:   8:30 AM, Friday, May 17, 2019 

PLACE:         Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:         Senator Joan Huffman 



To consider the following:


HB 356         Lang                    SP: Buckingham
Relating to the repeal of a statute allowing the county attorney or commissioners court of Brown County to accept gifts or grants to finance or assist the operation of the office of county attorney.

HB 555         Thompson, Senfronia      SP: Rodríguez
Relating to certain rights of the sole managing conservator of a child in relation to the child's passport.

HB 613         Springer                SP: Fallon
Relating to the date of the election for trustees of an independent school district.

HB 687         Guillen                 SP: Perry
Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities.

HB 831         Huberty                 SP: Huffman
Relating to the residency requirement to be eligible for public office.

HB 1019        Muñoz, Jr.              SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the authority of certain water districts to exercise the power of eminent domain.

HB 1078        Oliverson               SP: Creighton
Relating to waiving certain driver's license and handgun license fees for certain applicants who hold a certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

HB 1113        Davis, Sarah | et al.    SP: Alvarado
Relating to state contract limitations and programs for sex trafficking prevention and victim treatment.

HB 1143        Hefner | et al.          SP: Hughes
Relating to the transportation or storage of a handgun or other firearm or ammunition by a handgun license holder in a school parking area.

HB 1152        Bernal | et al.          SP: Campbell
Relating to the deceptive trade practice of charging exorbitant or excessive  prices for necessities during a declared disaster.

HB 1185        Cyrier                  SP: Hughes
Relating to limitations on adjudication awards arising from certain written contracts with state agencies.

HB 1399        Smith | et al.           SP: Creighton
Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for certain felony offenses.

HB 1495        Toth | et al.            SP: Creighton
Relating to authorization for the creation of a county ethics commission in certain counties and to authorizing counties to adopt a code of ethics for their commissioners courts.

HB 1771        Thierry | et al.         SP: Huffman
Relating to a prohibition on prosecuting or referring to juvenile court certain persons for certain conduct constituting the offense of prostitution and to the provision of services to those persons.

HB 1791        Krause | et al.          SP: Fallon
Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.

HB 1850        Klick | et al.           SP: Fallon
Relating to the availability of certain voter information.

HB 1888        Bonnen, Greg | et al.    SP: Huffman
Relating to temporary branch polling place hours of operation.

HB 1916        Miller | et al.          SP: Huffman
Relating to requiring trauma training for certain attorneys.

HB 1927        Herrero                 SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the filling of a vacancy in the office of county commissioner in certain counties.

HB 2248        Wray                    SP: Rodríguez
Relating to the disposition and removal of a decedent's remains.

HB 2271        Lang | et al.            SP: Kolkhorst
Relating to the authority of the attorney general to advertise Choose Life account grants.

HB 2362        Moody | et al.           SP: Hughes
Relating to the standard of proof in health care liability claims involving emergency medical care.

HB 2363        Harris | et al.          SP: Birdwell
Relating to permitting certain foster homes to store firearms and ammunition in the same locked location.

HB 2430        Reynolds | et al.        SP: Miles
Relating to requirements in a suit for the removal of human remains from a cemetery.

HB 2514        Martinez                SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the appointment of an individual qualified to conduct a child custody evaluation.

HB 2554        Bucy                    SP: Zaffirini
Relating to regulation of the display of signs containing political advertising.

HB 2613        Frullo | et al.          SP: Huffman
Relating to the offense of operation of a stash house and to funding certain crime victim services through the use of money derived from a civil asset forfeiture of contraband related to that offense, human smuggling and trafficking offenses, and certain prostitution offenses; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2628        Vo                      SP: Hughes
Relating to the manner of reporting and maintaining certain information relating to candidates and election returns.

HB 2640        Cortez                  SP: Hughes
Relating to political parties.

HB 2737        Wu | et al.             SP: Johnson
Relating to judicial guidance related to child protective services cases and juvenile cases.

HB 2767        Martinez Fischer         SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the delivery of a recorded marriage license by e-mail.

HB 2782        Wray                    SP: Rodríguez
Relating to decedents' estates, transfer on death deeds, and matters involving probate courts.

HB 2831        Canales                 SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the service of notice of a special commissioners' hearing in an eminent domain proceeding.

HB 2909        Klick | et al.           SP: Hughes
Relating to election practices and procedures; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2929        Leach                   SP: Hancock
Relating to hospital liens.

HB 3014        Burrows                 SP: Perry
Relating to the clerk and other personnel of the municipal court of record of the City of Lubbock.

HB 3040        Hunter | et al.          SP: Huffman
Relating to an interim study by the Texas Commission on Judicial Selection regarding the method by which certain trial and appellate judges are selected.

HB 3078        Thompson, Senfronia | et al.  SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the review of clemency applications from certain persons who were victims of human trafficking or family violence.

HB 3081        Noble                   SP: Paxton
Relating to a person qualified to serve as a special or temporary justice of the peace.

HB 3145        Toth                    SP: Creighton
Relating to the right of a parent appointed as a conservator of a child to attend school activities.

HB 3231        Clardy | et al.          SP: Fallon
Relating to the regulation of firearms, air guns, knives, ammunition, or firearm or air gun supplies or accessories by a county or municipality.

HB 3252        Allen                   SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the posting of certain notices in a primary election.

HB 3490        Cole                    SP: Huffman
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the criminal offense of harassment; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3522        Murphy                  SP: Creighton
Relating to assignment of certain death benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3531        Shine                   SP: Buckingham
Relating to the disqualification of a prosecuting attorney or judge in a case investigated by the public integrity unit of the Texas Rangers.

HB 3553        Farrar                  SP: Zaffirini
Relating to filing fees for the electronic filing system established by the Supreme Court of Texas.

HB 3635        Turner, John | et al.    SP: 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.

HB 3642        Krause                  SP: Powell
Relating to the jurisdiction of county courts at law in Tarrant County.

HB 3863        Wilson                  SP: Hughes
Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to certain federal officers or agents.

HB 3910        Sherman, Sr. | et al.    SP: West
Relating to the establishment of one or more supplemental county civil service commissions in certain counties.

HB 4129        Swanson | et al.         SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the omission from the ballot of a withdrawing candidate.

HB 4248        Kuempel                 SP: Zaffirini
Relating to specifications for legal papers filed with a county clerk.

HB 4428        Tinderholt              SP: Fallon
Relating to the application for and expiration of a license to carry a handgun.

HB 4716        Button                  SP: Johnson
Relating to the municipal court of record of the City of Rowlett.

SR 760         Nelson | et al.         
Urging Congress to unite in bipartisan support for the ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes. If submitting written

testimony, please provide 20 copies to the committee clerk with your name

on each.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 2363

HB 2628

HB 2640

HB 3863

SR 760


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