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Local, Consent, and Resolutions Calendar

Friday, May 22, 2015
9:00 AM

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********** HOUSE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS **********

HB 2622             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.

HB 2832             Zerwas

Relating to the powers and duties of the North Fort Bend Water Authority.

HB 3099             Fallon

Relating to the effect of municipal annexation of the Venable Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Denton County; affecting the authority to impose a tax.

HB 3116             Cyrier

Relating to the regulation of groundwater with historic use by and conflicts of law for the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District.

HB 4137             Allen

Relating to the qualifications of directors of the Spectrum Management District.

HB 4138             Fletcher

Relating to the territory included in, the composition of the board of directors of, and the powers of the Harris County Improvement District No. 17.

HB 4190             Dutton

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 546; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4197             Riddle

Relating to the powers and duties of the Pine Forest Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax.

HB 4202             Schofield

Relating to the substitution of land within the boundaries of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 157 after the approval or issuance of district bonds payable wholly or partly from taxes.

HB 4203             Schofield

Relating to the substitution of land within the boundaries of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 159 after the approval or issuance of district bonds payable wholly or partly from taxes.

HB 4205             Bell

Relating to powers and duties of the Porter Special Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain in the defined areas or designated property; providing authority to establish defined areas or designated property, to issue bonds, and to impose taxes for the benefit of defined areas or designated property.

HB 4211             Fletcher

Relating to the creation of the F.M. 2920/Becker Road Municipal Utility District of Harris County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HB 4212             Hughes

Relating to the creation of the Mineola Area Medical District; granting the authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.

HCR 119             Muñoz, Jr.

Designating September as Valley Voter Awareness Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2015.

HR 2500             Vo / Anchia / Koop / Wu / Button

Commemorating the 27th anniversary of the Sister State relationship between the State of Texas and Taiwan and expressing support for the establishment of a Texas trade office in Taiwan and for the expansion of Taiwan's role in the international community.


********** SENATE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS **********

SB 34               Zaffirini

SP: Gonzales, Larry

Relating to a report concerning information security for this state's information resources.

SB 44               Zaffirini

SP: Howard

Relating to matching private grants given to enhance additional research activities at institutions of higher education.

SB 59               Nelson

SP: Raymond

Relating to an exemption from competitive bidding requirements for the procurement of services for victims of family violence.

SB 354              Nelson

SP: Zerwas

Relating to the transfer to the Health and Human Services Commission of contracting authority for children's advocacy centers and volunteer advocate programs.

SB 386              Taylor, Van / et al.

SP: Villalba

Relating to school marshals for public junior colleges, notifying a parent or guardian whether an employee of a public junior college is appointed school marshal, and the confidentiality of information submitted to or collected by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement in connection with a certification for appointment as school marshal.

SB 409              Rodríguez

SP: White, James

Relating to the dissemination of confidential information contained in the juvenile justice information system.

SB 460              Schwertner

SP: Crownover

Relating to the licensing and regulation of pharmacists and pharmacies.

SB 495              Watson / et al.

SP: Miller, Doug

Relating to the service areas of certain junior college districts.

SB 643              Creighton

SP: Faircloth

Relating to proceedings held in auxiliary facilities outside certain county seats.

SB 754              Watson

SP: Zedler

Relating to the use of money in the motorcycle education fund account for certain motorcycle safety programs.

SB 808              Eltife

SP: Smith

Relating to the sale of distilled spirits to ultimate consumers by the holder of a distiller's and rectifier's permit.

SB 818              Rodríguez / et al.

SP: Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to the requirement that a parent appointed as a conservator of a child disclose certain information regarding family violence; creating a criminal offense.

SB 822              Rodríguez

SP: Lucio III

Relating to the applicability of certain definitions and certain laws governing attorneys ad litem, guardians ad litem, and amicus attorneys in family law proceedings.

SB 855              Zaffirini

SP: Kuempel

Relating to the territory and board of the Canyon Regional Water Authority.

SB 858              Eltife

SP: Smith

Relating to license holders authorized to obtain label approval for beer, ale, and malt liquor.

SB 873              Rodríguez

SP: Moody

Relating to the courts authorized to hear certain matters relating to a capias pro fine.

SB 907              Perry

SP: Frullo

Relating to the powers and duties of the board of regents of the Texas Tech University System and to workers' compensation coverage for employees of the system's components.

SB 940              Taylor, Van

SP: Anchia

Relating to the notification duties of a state governmental entity with public retirement system investment holdings in Sudan or Iran.

SB 961              Rodríguez / et al.

SP: Guillen

Relating to the designation of February 19 as Iwo Jima Day.

SB 988              Perry

SP: Frullo / Burrows

Relating to the prohibited disposition of a decedent's remains by a person charged with certain criminal conduct against the decedent; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 1149             Watson

SP: Workman

Relating to the commitment of certain juveniles to local post-adjudication secure correctional facilities in certain counties and to the release under supervision of those juveniles.

SB 1196             Eltife

SP: Frullo

Relating to the regulation of funding agreements, guaranteed investment contracts, and synthetic guaranteed investment contracts issued by a life insurer; clarifying certain provisions relating to insurer receivership.

SB 1210             Kolkhorst

SP: Miller, Rick

Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms in certain counties.

SB 1214             Taylor, Van

SP: Miller, Rick

Relating to the use of human remains for forensic science education, including the training of search and rescue animals.

SB 1338             Perry

SP: Springer

Relating to an exemption from length limitations for certain vehicles or combinations of vehicles used to transport harvest machines.

SB 1339             Perry / et al.

SP: Kacal

Relating to the perfection and priority of an agricultural lien on an agricultural crop.

SB 1351             Hinojosa

SP: Zerwas

Relating to transferring to the Texas Workforce Commission certain duties of the comptroller related to the Jobs and Education for Texans Grant Program.

SB 1385             Schwertner / et al.

SP: Price / Naishtat / Raymond

Relating to the authorization of the imposition of administrative penalties on providers participating in certain Medicaid waiver programs.

SB 1394             Hancock

SP: Murphy

Relating to the presentation of evidence in appraisal review board hearings on protests.

SB 1420             Hancock

SP: Murphy / Oliveira

Relating to notices of appraised value sent to property owners by the chief appraisers of appraisal districts.

SB 1563             Eltife

SP: VanDeaver

Relating to the authority of the TexAmericas Center to incorporate a nonprofit corporation for certain purposes and to the tax treatment of such a nonprofit corporation.

SB 1655             West

SP: Morrison

Relating to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board fees for the administration of certificates of authorization and certificates of authority issued to certain postsecondary educational institutions; authorizing fees.

SB 1714             Zaffirini

SP: Howard

Relating to the release of student academic information by a public institution of higher education for certain purposes and the manner in which the information is used.

SB 1737             Hinojosa

SP: Guerra

Relating to the designation of a segment of State Highway 83 in Hidalgo County as the World War II Veterans 349th Regt. 88th Inf. Div. Memorial Highway.

SB 1776             Menéndez

SP: Guillen

Relating to the exemption from the assessment requirements of the Texas Success Initiative for students who successfully complete certain college preparatory courses.

SB 1831             Menéndez

SP: Minjarez

Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 151 as the Specialist Dane Balcon Memorial Bridge.

SB 1844             Zaffirini

SP: Walle

Relating to the establishment and functions of the Interagency Data Transparency Commission.

SB 1853             Lucio / et al.

SP: Phillips

Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to establish a statewide program for the prevention and detection of certain criminal offenses.

SB 1878             Zaffirini

SP: Elkins

Relating to a study on the feasibility of implementing more secure access requirements for certain electronically stored information held by the state.

SB 1987             Menéndez / et al.

SP: Minjarez

Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and to deaf or hard of hearing driver training for peace officers; authorizing a fee.

SB 2027             Nichols

SP: Metcalf

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 149; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2028             Nichols

SP: Metcalf

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 151; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2030             Seliger

SP: Price

Relating to the election date of the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 2032             Taylor, Larry

SP: Bonnen, Greg

Relating to the powers and duties of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 36; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.

SB 2033             Taylor, Larry

SP: Bonnen, Greg

Relating to the powers and duties of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 35; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.

SB 2041             Seliger

SP: Craddick

Relating to the designation of the portion of State Highway 191 in Midland County as the Sergeant Michael Naylor Memorial Highway.

SB 2043             Nichols

SP: Bell

Relating to the creation of Valley Ranch Medical Center Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

SB 2056             Bettencourt / et al.

SP: Metcalf

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 148; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SCR 26              Fraser / et al.

SP: King, Susan

Directing the governor to award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor posthumously to Lieutenant Colonel Ed Dyess.