SENATE BILLS RETURNED FROM HOUSE WITH AMENDMENTS
May 28, 2015
Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and 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.
Relating to certain criminal procedures for misdemeanor offenses committed by children.
Relating to the organization of a grand jury.
Relating to the appointment and training of volunteer deputy registrars.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services and procedures applicable to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, investigations of child abuse and neglect, and conservatorship of a child; affecting fee amounts and authorizing an administrative penalty.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission.
Relating to student use of sunscreen products in public schools.
Relating to certain health-related and other task forces and advisory committees.
Relating to the elimination of certain court fees and costs.
Relating to Foundation School Program funding for students enrolled in an optional flexible school day program.
Relating to pretrial settlement discussions during ad valorem tax appeals.
Relating to protective orders for certain victims of sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking.
Relating to certain event trust funds and the abolishment of the special event trust fund.
Relating to the Texas Real Estate Commission and the regulation of certain real estate professionals.
Relating to the assessment of court costs and fees on conviction of multiple offenses or on conviction of multiple counts of the same offense.
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of prostitution.
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.
Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to review transmission interconnections that enable imports or exports from the ERCOT power grid.
Relating to decedents' estates.
Relating to courses and programs offered jointly by certain public junior colleges and independent school districts.
Relating to the applicability of canceling an annual application for a ballot to be voted by mail to subsequent elections.
Relating to the requirements for a candidate's application or nomination for a place on the ballot and related procedures.
Relating to the authority to determine the supply of groundwater in certain regional water plans.
Relating to prohibiting the reidentification of certain deidentified information and the release of reidentified information; creating a criminal offense; providing a civil penalty.
Relating to a pilot program for donation and redistribution of certain unused prescription medications; authorizing a fee.
Relating to the Texas Forensic Science Commission, the accreditation of crime laboratories, and the licensing and regulation of forensic analysts; authorizing fees; requiring an occupational license.
Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 83rd Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
Relating to the establishment of a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps teaching certificate and eligibility of such certified teacher for other educator certification.
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of invasive visual recording.
Relating to the powers and duties, the construction of laws, and the election dates of certain groundwater conservation districts.
Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions for water supply projects.
Relating to electronic filing of certain reports.
Relating to reports on attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, guardian, mediator, and competency evaluator appointments made by courts in this state and an interim study on a billing system for attorneys ad litem.
Relating to the protection of certain children through the operation of the child safety check alert list.
Relating to the powers and duties of the West Harris County Regional Water Authority.
Relating to the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of suspected opioid overdoses.
Relating to the redesignation of veterans court programs as veterans treatment court programs and the eligibility for participation in and administration of those programs.
Relating to authority of the county auditor to examine and audit the records of certain special districts.
Relating to a study on homeless veterans.
Relating to a requirement that certain entering students at a general academic teaching institution receive information regarding mental health and suicide prevention services.
Relating to transparency in the reporting and public availability of information regarding eminent domain authority; providing a civil penalty.
Relating to a study and report on the awarding of the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor.
Relating to excluding certain adult students receiving special education services from computation of completion rates for purposes of public school accountability.
Relating to the appointment of attorneys ad litem, guardians ad litem, mediators, and guardians.
Relating to the development and maintenance by each state agency of a data use agreement for the state agency's employees and to training related to that agreement.
Relating to a bill of rights for wards under guardianship.
Relating to a court administrator in certain counties.
Relating to ensuring local governmental and community input in any federal refugee resettlement program established in this state.
Relating to requirements for the issuance of a driver's license or personal identification certificate.
Relating to the imposition of additional fees for filing civil cases and for recording certain documents in Hidalgo County and Cameron County.
Relating to adult day services facilities.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 111; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.