Notice of Intent for 3/24/2015

NOTICE OF INTENT



Tuesday

March 24, 2015




SJR 1 (CS)Nelson/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Burton/ Campbell/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a portion of the market value of a residence homestead based on the median market value of all residence homesteads in the state, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, providing that an appropriation of state tax revenues to protect school districts against the resulting revenue loss is an appropriation of state tax revenues dedicated by the constitution for purposes of the restriction on the rate of growth of appropriations from undedicated state tax revenues, authorizing the legislature to prohibit a political subdivision that has adopted an optional residence homestead exemption from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption, and prohibiting the imposition or collection of a tax on the conveyance of an interest in real property.

Committee report printed and distributed 03:05 PM, 03/23/15


SCR 5 (CS)Estes/ et al.

Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border.

Committee report printed and distributed 11:58 AM, 03/17/15


SB 1 (CS)Nelson/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Burton/ Campbell/ et al.

Relating to certain restrictions on the imposition of ad valorem taxes and to the duty of the state to reimburse certain political subdivisions for certain revenue loss.

Committee report printed and distributed 03:05 PM, 03/23/15


SB 3 (CS)Birdwell/ 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.

Committee report printed and distributed 02:48 PM, 03/23/15


SB 7 (CS)Nelson/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Burton/ Campbell/ et al.

Relating to the computation of and to decreasing the rates of the franchise tax.

Committee report printed and distributed 03:05 PM, 03/23/15


SB 8 Schwertner/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Burton/ Campbell/ et al.

Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.

Committee report printed and distributed 01:51 PM, 03/17/15


SB 10 (CS)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud or the imposition of the motor fuels tax.

Committee report printed and distributed 01:24 PM, 03/18/15


SB 31 (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions.

Committee report printed and distributed 02:21 PM, 03/17/15


SB 147 (LC)Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case; providing penalties.

Committee report printed and distributed 12:26 PM, 03/19/15


SB 169 (CS)Uresti/ et al.

Relating to ensuring that certain military members and their spouses and dependents maintain their positions on interest lists or other waiting lists for certain health and human services assistance programs.

Corrected Comm. report printed and distributed 10:30 AM, 03/19/15


SB 172 (CS)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the addition of certain substances to Penalty Groups 1-A and 2 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act for criminal prosecution and other purposes.

Committee report printed and distributed 09:30 PM, 03/16/15


SB 173 (CS)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the designation for criminal prosecution and other purposes of certain chemicals commonly referred to as synthetic cannabinoids as controlled substances and controlled substance analogues under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

Committee report printed and distributed 09:14 PM, 03/16/15


SB 179 (LC)Perry

Relating to the handgun proficiency required to obtain or renew a concealed handgun license.

Committee report printed and distributed 02:12 PM, 03/16/15


SB 308 (CS) (LC)Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to the powers and duties of campus police departments at private institutions of higher education.

Committee report printed and distributed 01:35 PM, 03/19/15


SB 390 Burton

Relating to docket preference for trials in which the alleged victim is younger than 14 years of age.

Committee report printed and distributed 08:14 PM, 03/16/15


SB 453 (LC)Seliger

Relating to minimum scores required for public school students to receive credit by an examination administered through the College-Level Examination Program.

Committee report printed and distributed 04:32 PM, 03/18/15


SB 461 (CS) (LC)Perry/ Eltife/ Hinojosa/ Rodríguez

Relating to false or misleading packaging, labeling, or advertising of certain abusable synthetic substances; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense.

Committee report printed and distributed 05:08 PM, 03/18/15


SB 512 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the promulgation of certain forms for use in probate matters.

Committee report printed and distributed 02:11 PM, 03/16/15


SB 534 Watson/ Creighton/ Ellis/ Hinojosa/ Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the oath of a person admitted to practice law in the State of Texas.

Committee report printed and distributed 02:13 PM, 03/16/15


SB 536 (CS) (LC)Whitmire

Relating to the designation of certain prostitution prevention programs as commercially sexually exploited persons court programs.

Committee report printed and distributed 01:43 PM, 03/19/15


SB 562 (LC)Nichols

Relating to annual permits to move certain equipment; authorizing a fee.

Committee report printed and distributed 02:08 PM, 03/16/15


SB 630 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to protective orders for certain victims of sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking.

Committee report printed and distributed 01:22 PM, 03/19/15


SB 631 (LC)Campbell

Relating to the authority of certain contiguous municipalities to agree to extend municipal court jurisdiction.

Committee report printed and distributed 12:38 PM, 03/18/15


SB 652 Schwertner

Relating to excluding a franchisor as an employer of a franchisee or a franchisee's employees.

Committee report printed and distributed 01:25 PM, 03/11/15


SB 664 Taylor, Van

Relating to employment termination for falsification of military record in obtaining employment or employment benefits.

Committee report printed and distributed 01:14 PM, 03/11/15


SB 671 (CS) (LC)Birdwell

Relating to the designation of Loop 567 in Granbury as the Deputy Sergeant Lance McLean Memorial Highway.

Committee report printed and distributed 02:08 PM, 03/16/15


SB 695 (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to a study of the feasibility and desirability of creating and maintaining a coastal barrier system.

Committee report printed and distributed 01:08 PM, 03/11/15


SB 713 Hall/ et al.

Relating to general officers within the state military department.

Committee report printed and distributed 06:39 PM, 03/16/15


SB 752 Bettencourt/ et al.

Relating to the repeal of the inheritance tax and the tax on combative sports events.

Committee report printed and distributed 02:17 PM, 03/17/15


SB 757 Perry/ et al.

Relating to the repeal of the production taxes on crude petroleum and sulphur.

Corrected Comm. report printed and distributed 09:23 AM, 03/19/15


SB 818 Rodríguez/ et al.

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

Committee report printed and distributed 12:33 PM, 03/18/15


SB 850 Taylor, Van/ et al.

Relating to a public duty justification for conduct of a service member of the Texas military forces.

Committee report printed and distributed 02:13 PM, 03/23/15


SB 947 Zaffirini/ Rodríguez/ Watson/ et al.

Relating to a study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the feasibility of providing off-campus employment positions through the Texas college work-study program.

Committee report printed and distributed 04:13 PM, 03/18/15


SB 1024 (LC)Seliger

Relating to eligibility for course credit and high school diplomas of students enrolled in educational programs provided by the Windham School District in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Committee report printed and distributed 01:13 PM, 03/19/15


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