Notice of Intent for 3/25/2015

NOTICE OF INTENT



Wednesday

March 25, 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


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 6 (CS)Taylor, Larry/ Campbell/ et al.

Relating to public school performance ratings.

Committee report printed and distributed 05:16 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 13 (CS)Perry/ Estes/ Hall/ Schwertner/ Seliger/ et al.

Relating to measures to support public school student academic achievement and career preparation, including measures to improve and support dual credit courses and the development of public outreach materials.

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


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 46 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the confidentiality of certain property tax appraisal photographs.

Committee report printed and distributed 04:11 PM, 03/23/15


SB 96 (CS)Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to a prohibition on the use and possession of e-cigarettes on school property or at school-related or school-sanctioned activities.

Committee report printed and distributed 04:22 PM, 03/23/15


SB 114 Taylor, Van/ et al.

Relating to the applicability of adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies.

Committee report printed and distributed 02:12 PM, 03/09/15


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 05:26 PM, 03/23/15


SB 193 (LC)Creighton/ et al.

Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor recipients of certain military medals.

Corrected Comm. report printed and distributed 08:46 AM, 03/19/15


SB 267 (CS)Perry/ et al.

Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of the rental or leasing of housing accommodations.

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


SB 304 (CS)Schwertner

Relating to the abuse and neglect of residents of certain facilities.

Committee report printed and distributed 06:10 PM, 03/23/15


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 382 Uresti

Relating to public school educator continuing education credit for instruction on the use of an automated external defibrillator.

Committee report printed and distributed 02:07 PM, 03/23/15


SB 389 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to the placement of military occupational specialty codes on certain notices of state agency employment openings.

Committee report printed and distributed 07:16 PM, 03/16/15


SB 494 (CS)Watson

Relating to the availability of certain property and casualty insurance forms on the Internet.

Committee report printed and distributed 04:12 PM, 03/23/15


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 570 (CS)Estes

Relating to the use of fireworks at certain Texas Department of Transportation rest areas; creating a criminal offense.

Committee report printed and distributed 04:34 PM, 03/23/15


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 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

(On Third Reading)


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 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 805 Campbell/ et al.

Relating to the employment of individuals qualified for a veteran's employment preference.

Committee report printed and distributed 08:42 PM, 03/16/15


SB 825 (CS)Huffman

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of prostitution.

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


SB 833 (LC)Campbell/ et al.

Relating to the continuation of a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation while the owner is temporarily absent because of military service.

Committee report printed and distributed 06:45 PM, 03/16/15


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 907 (CS) (LC)Perry

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.

Committee report printed and distributed 04:33 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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