Status of Bills in Conference Committee for 5/22/2015

STATUS OF BILLS IN CONFERENCE COMMITTEE



Friday

May 22, 2015




SJR 5 Nichols/ Nelson/ et al. SP: Pickett/ 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.

5-04Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-04Senate conferees appointed: Nichols, Chair; Eltife, Hall, Nelson, Whitmire.
5-05House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-05House conferees appointed: Pickett, Chair; Davis, Yvonne, Harless, Otto, Simmons.

SB 20 Nelson/ et al. SP: Price/ et al.

Relating to state agency contracting; authorizing fees; creating an offense.

5-20Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-20Senate conferees appointed: Nelson, Chair; Hinojosa, Huffman, Nichols, Schwertner.

SB 55 Nelson/ et al. SP: King, Susan

Relating to the creation of a grant program to support community mental health programs for veterans with mental illness.

5-20Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-20Senate conferees appointed: Nelson, Chair; Campbell, Hinojosa, Huffman, Lucio.

SB 459 Lucio/ et al. SP: Alvarado/ et al.

Relating to the creation of the Advisory Council on Cultural Affairs in the office of the governor.

5-22Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-22Senate conferees appointed: Lucio, Chair; Creighton, Eltife, Estes, Zaffirini.

SB 652 Schwertner SP: Farney/ et al.

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

5-22Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-22Senate conferees appointed: Schwertner, Chair; Eltife, Fraser, Nelson, Uresti.

SB 684 Taylor, Larry/ et al. SP: Bonnen, Greg

Relating to the designation of certain optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists as preferred providers.

5-19Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-19Senate conferees appointed: Taylor, Larry, Chair; Campbell, Creighton, Hancock, Whitmire.
5-21House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-21House conferees appointed: Bonnen, Greg, Chair; Guerra, Huberty, Muñoz, Jr., Murr.

SB 733 Fraser SP: Workman

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

5-14Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-14Senate conferees appointed: Fraser, Chair; Eltife, Huffman, Nichols, Zaffirini.
5-20House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-20House conferees appointed: Workman, Chair; Isaac, Israel, Larson, Meyer.

SB 1593 Lucio/ et al. SP: Lucio III

Relating to regulation of the sale of fireworks by certain municipalities.

5-20Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-20Senate conferees appointed: Lucio, Chair; Eltife, Menéndez, Nichols, Taylor, Larry.

SB 1828 Zaffirini SP: Fletcher

Relating to the creation of the offense of cargo theft.

5-14Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-14Senate conferees appointed: Zaffirini, Chair; Creighton, Hinojosa, Huffman, Menéndez.
5-20House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-20House conferees appointed: Fletcher, Chair; Flynn, King, Phil, Koop, Rodriguez, Eddie.

HB 1 Otto SP: Nelson

General Appropriations Bill.

4-22House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
4-22House conferees appointed with instructions: Otto, Chair; Ashby, Davis, Sarah, Gonzales, Larry, Turner, Sylvester.
4-23Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
4-23Senate conferees appointed: Nelson, Chair; Hinojosa, Huffman, Kolkhorst, Schwertner.

HB 5 Otto/ Burkett/ et al. SP: Nelson

Relating to strategic fiscal reviews of state agencies and programs.

5-21House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-21House conferees appointed: Otto, Chair; Darby, Davis, Sarah, Phelan, Walle.

HB 100 Zerwas/ Ashby/ Otto/ Turner, Sylvester/ Clardy/ et al. SP: Seliger/ et al.

Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.

5-21House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-21House conferees appointed: Zerwas, Chair; Ashby, Clardy, Howard, Otto.

HB 200 Keffer/ Lucio III SP: Perry/ et al.

Relating to the regulation of groundwater.

5-21House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-21House conferees appointed: Keffer, Chair; Bonnen, Dennis, Larson, Lucio III, Nevárez.

HB 482 Geren SP: Eltife

Relating to allowing the holder of a brewpub license to sell beer, ale, and malt liquor to certain wholesalers, distributors, and qualified persons outside the state.

5-21House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-21House conferees appointed: Geren, Chair; Gutierrez, Kuempel, Schubert, Smith.

HB 751 Zerwas/ Davis, Sarah/ Sheffield/ Thompson, Senfronia/ et al. SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the prescription and pharmaceutical substitution of biological products; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

5-08House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-08House conferees appointed: Zerwas, Chair; Crownover, Davis, Sarah, Sheffield, Thompson, Senfronia.
5-14Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-14Senate conferees appointed: Kolkhorst, Chair; Campbell, Perry, Schwertner, Uresti.
5-20Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.
5-21Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the House.

HB 923 Flynn/ Fallon/ King, Phil/ Guillen/ King, Susan SP: Taylor, Van

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

5-18House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-18House conferees appointed: Flynn, Chair; Bell, Fletcher, Huberty, King, Phil.
5-22Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-22Senate conferees appointed: Taylor, Van, Chair; Burton, Garcia, Hall, Huffines.

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

Relating to the fiscal transparency of political subdivisions.

5-18House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-18House conferees appointed: Flynn, Chair; Bonnen, Dennis, King, Phil, Rodriguez, Justin, Zedler.
5-22Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-22Senate conferees appointed: Bettencourt, Chair; Creighton, Hancock, Huffines, Lucio.

HB 3123 Price SP: Nelson

Relating to governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.

5-18House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-18House conferees appointed: Price, Chair; Burkett, Dutton, Gonzales, Larry, Raymond.
5-20Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-20Senate conferees appointed: Nelson, Chair; Birdwell, Campbell, Hinojosa, Schwertner.