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ITEMS ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION

Thursday, May 28, 2015

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********** SENATE AMENDMENTS **********

Senate amendment printings:

ELIGIBLE AT 12:50 PM MAY 26, 2015:

HB 32               Bonnen, Dennis / Murphy / Parker / Oliveira / Simmons / et al.

Relating to the computation and rates of the franchise tax; decreasing tax rates.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 1:10 PM MAY 26, 2015:

HB 2524             Coleman

Relating to legal services provided by a district or county attorney to county and precinct officials.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 1:00 PM MAY 27, 2015:

HB 2804             Aycock / Meyer

Relating to evaluation of public school performance.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 33 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 1:20 PM MAY 27, 2015:

HB 2968             Guillen / Bernal / Larson

Relating to the preservation of the Alamo complex.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.


ELIGIBLE AT 9:00 AM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 2123             King, Phil / Fallon / Flynn

Relating to participation of the state military forces in the state group benefits program.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:10 AM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 2019             Craddick

Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 2645             Blanco / Alvarado / Fallon

Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving family violence and to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, or stalking case.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 4 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:20 AM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 1927             Bonnen, Greg / Faircloth / Laubenberg / Fallon / Guillen / et al.

Relating to the procedures for applying for a ballot to be voted by mail; creating a criminal offense.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 8 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:30 AM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 781              Burkett / Naishtat

Relating to caregiver screening and training by substitute care providers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

HB 211              Rose

Relating to resuming a criminal case after a defendant is determined to be competent to stand trial.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 4 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:40 AM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 26               Button / Rodriguez, Eddie / Ashby / Springer / Parker / et al.

Relating to state economic development measures, including abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, creation of the governor's university research initiative, and the administration of programs to support certain events.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 60 pages total.

HB 3387             Krause / Murphy / White, James / Fallon

Relating to sex offender treatment as a condition of parole or mandatory supervision for certain releasees.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 281              Simmons / Parker

Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:50 AM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 2573             Johnson / Hernandez

Relating to a deceptive trade practice related to the use of certain words to imply that a person who is not an attorney is authorized to practice law and the prosecution of a cause of action arising from that practice.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 7 pages total.

HB 2475             Geren

Relating to the establishment of the center for alternative finance and procurement within the Texas Facilities Commission and to public and private partnerships; authorizing a fee.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 9 pages total.

HB 2070             Thompson, Senfronia / Guillen

Relating to certain requirements for certain facilities licensed by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the department's enforcement authority.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.

HB 2696             Howard / Coleman / Collier / Klick / Price

Relating to a study on reducing workplace violence against nurses.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

HB 3615             Isaac

Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenues in certain municipalities and the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax; authorizing the imposition of a tax.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 6 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:00 AM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 2439             Smith

Relating to inspections and other activities conducted by engineers in connection with the issuance of certain windstorm and hail insurance; authorizing a fee.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 8 pages total.

HB 114              Flynn / Dale / Shaheen / Parker / Capriglione / et al.

Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.

HB 2574             Johnson / Guillen

Relating to increasing awareness of the danger of heatstroke for a child left unattended in a motor vehicle.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

HB 2588             Naishtat / Guillen

Relating to disclosures by nursing facilities and assisted living facilities regarding certification or classification to provide specialized care, treatment, or personal care services to residents with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders and the authority of the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission to adopt rules defining those conditions; adding requirements for an occupational license.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:10 AM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 263              Miles / Guillen

Relating to the sealing of certain juvenile records.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 4 pages total.

HB 3666             Workman

Relating to the withdrawal of the territory of certain emergency services districts from the territory of a metropolitan rapid transit authority.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:20 AM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 1184             Paddie / Anchia / Villalba

Relating to authorizing certain utility cost savings and alternative fuel programs as eligible for local government energy savings performance contracts.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 4 pages total.

HB 3777             Collier / Capriglione / Klick / Turner, Chris

Relating to the establishment and governance of certain regional transportation authorities.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 7 pages total.

HB 2489             Leach

Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of residential leases or rental agreements.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:30 AM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 1094             Geren / Kacal / Tinderholt / Martinez, "Mando" / Herrero / et al.

Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 1 page total.

HB 885              Paddie / et al.

Relating to certain county bail bond boards.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 2404             Anderson, Rodney

Relating to certain security devices for residential tenancies.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 3781             Crownover / Coleman / Zerwas / Ashby / Collier

Relating to the creation of the Texas Health Improvement Network.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:40 AM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 4037             Guillen

Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax and the use of revenue from the hotel occupancy tax by certain counties; authorizing an increase in the rate of a tax; authorizing the imposition of a tax.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:50 AM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 2280             VanDeaver / Clardy

Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 9 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:00 AM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 1832             Pickett

Relating to the requirements for and confidentiality of state agency continuity of operations plans.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 6 pages total.

HB 1363             Johnson / Thompson, Senfronia / Riddle / Harless / Moody / et al.

Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of prostitution; creating a criminal offense.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

HB 1887             Muñoz, Jr. / Canales / Guerra / Lucio III / Guillen

Relating to the establishment of a regional center for public safety excellence in the Rio Grande Valley.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 1738             Isaac

Relating to the release of certain restrictions on the use of certain highway rights-of-way transferred to a municipality from the Texas Department of Transportation.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 8 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:50 AM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 14               Morrison / Isaac / Reynolds

Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 12 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 31 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 1:40 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 4025             Keffer / Guillen

Relating to funding to counties for transportation infrastructure projects located in areas of the state affected by increased oil and gas production, including money from county energy transportation reinvestment zones.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 6 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:00 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 2965             Gonzales, Larry / Guillen

Relating to administrative support positions with the Texas Military Department.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 3523             Raymond / Klick

Relating to improving the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term care services and supports.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 15 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:10 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 2630             Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to certain programs provided to families of children at risk for abuse and neglect.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 12 pages total.

HB 4158             Bell

Relating to the creation of the East Waller County Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:20 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 2896             Parker / Fallon

Relating to apportionment of certain receipts of a broadcaster under the franchise tax.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:30 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 870              Smith / Anderson, Rodney

Relating to the investment training requirement for certain local government financial officers.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 2590             Johnson / et al.

Relating to providing a remedy for fraud committed in certain real estate transactions.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:40 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 530              Hernandez

Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 48               McClendon / Leach / Herrero / Moody / Simpson / et al.

Relating to the creation of a commission to review convictions after exoneration and to prevent wrongful convictions.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 8 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:50 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 1681             Bohac

Relating to the authority of a county clerk to require an individual to present photo identification to file certain documents.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 3:00 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 1585             Paul

Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 3 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 3:10 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 3175             Simpson / Isaac

Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

HB 1888             Capriglione

Relating to punishment for the offense of driving a commercial motor vehicle without a commercial driver's license; increasing a penalty.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 30 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 1 page total.

HB 3576             Alvarado

Relating to restrictions on the use, transfer, and sale of housing developments that have received certain financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 6 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 3:20 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 2206             Crownover

Relating to transfer of the oversight of the Texas State Cemetery to the State Preservation Board.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 3 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 3:30 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 1905             Springer / Fallon

Relating to the repeal of certain alcoholic beverage taxes and the tax on controlled substances.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 14 pages total.

HB 1438             Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to probate matters, including guardianships and other matters related to incapacitated persons.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 37 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 3:40 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 1295             Capriglione / Geren / Fallon

Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 2 pages total.

HB 1559             Parker / Minjarez

Relating to public school Internet website information concerning local programs and services available to assist homeless students.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 3 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 4:00 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 2                Otto / Keffer / Darby / Ashby / Aycock

Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.
     3 Amendments, consisting of 3 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 23 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 4:20 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 3311             Alvarado

Relating to the scoring criteria for an application for a low income housing tax credit and the allocation of those credits to developments reserved for elderly persons.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 4 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 4:40 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 3736             Davis, Sarah / Fallon

Relating to conflicts of interest by members of state agency governing boards and governing officers; creating a criminal offense.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 8 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:30 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 2131             Davis, Sarah / Zerwas / Burkett

Relating to the designation of centers of excellence to achieve healthy fetal outcomes in this state.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 7:20 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 11               Bonnen, Dennis / Phillips / Oliveira / Lucio III / Parker / et al.

Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 23 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 7:30 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 324              Dutton / Simpson / Wu

Relating to a requirement that a peace officer obtain a search warrant before conducting a body cavity search during a traffic stop.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 7:40 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 583              Larson

Relating to donations to certain local veteran's charities ordered as a condition of community supervision.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 7:50 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 408              Turner, Chris / Keffer / Flynn / Martinez Fischer / et al.

Relating to the retirement benefits for certain elected state officials.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 5 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 8:40 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 77               González, Mary / Anchia / Leach / Rose / Villalba

Relating to a study of the Dallas Men Against Abuse program and other activities in the Dallas community addressing family violence.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 3 pages total.

 

 


********** CONFERENCE COMMITTEE **********

Conference Committee Reports:

ELIGIBLE AT 11:40 AM MAY 27, 2015:

HB 923              Flynn / Fallon / King, Phil / Guillen / King, Susan

Relating to the issuance of 36th Infantry Division specialty license plates.

ELIGIBLE AT 1:20 PM MAY 27, 2015:

HB 1378             Flynn / Murphy / Anderson, Charles "Doc" / et al.

Relating to the fiscal transparency of political subdivisions.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:00 PM MAY 27, 2015:

HB 1                Otto

General Appropriations Bill.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:40 PM MAY 28, 2015:

SB 733              Fraser

SP: Workman

Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of their general elections.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:50 PM MAY 28, 2015:

SJR 5               Nichols / et al.

SP: Pickett / Otto / Harless / Parker / Davis, Yvonne / et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment temporarily dedicating a portion of the revenue derived from the state sales and use tax to the state highway fund.

ELIGIBLE AT 7:50 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 1454             Raney / Fallon / Guerra

Relating to property that is or may be presumed abandoned.

ELIGIBLE AT 8:20 PM MAY 28, 2015:

HB 200              Keffer / Lucio III

Relating to the regulation of groundwater.

 

The Senate requests the appointment of a conference committee on:


SB 654              Eltife

SP: Workman

Relating to regulation of rates and policy forms for certain commercial lines of insurance.
(Senate Conferees: Eltife, Ch./Creighton/Estes/Seliger/Whitmire)