Status of Bills in Conference Committee for 5/28/2015

STATUS OF BILLS IN CONFERENCE COMMITTEE



Thursday

May 28, 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.
5-27Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

SB 1 Nelson/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Burton/ Campbell/ et al. SP: Bonnen, Dennis/ et al.

Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in state and local revenue.

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Nelson, Chair; Bettencourt, Hinojosa, Huffman, Nichols.
5-27House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Bonnen, Dennis, Chair; Darby, Martinez Fischer, Parker, Springer.
5-28Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

SB 9 Hancock/ et al. SP: Otto/ et al.

Relating to limitations on the rate of growth of appropriations for certain categories of spending.

5-28Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Hancock, Chair; Kolkhorst, Nichols, Taylor, Larry, Uresti.

SB 11 Birdwell/ Bettencourt/ Burton/ Campbell/ Creighton/ et al. SP: Fletcher

Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education; providing a criminal penalty.

5-28Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Birdwell, Chair; Burton, Hinojosa, Huffman, Schwertner.

SB 19 Taylor, Van/ et al. SP: Cook/ et al.

Relating to the ethics of public officers and employees, the disclosure of certain political contributions, and related requirements and procedures; creating criminal offenses.

5-28Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Taylor, Van, Chair; Birdwell, Creighton, Huffman, Watson.

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.
5-23House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-23House conferees appointed: Price, Chair; Cook, Farney, Kuempel, Raymond.
5-28Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

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.
5-23House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-23House conferees appointed: King, Susan, Chair; Blanco, Coleman, Miller, Rick, Sheets.
5-28Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

SB 202 Nelson/ Birdwell/ Campbell/ Hinojosa/ Schwertner SP: Price/ et al.

Relating to the transfer of certain occupational regulatory programs and the deregulation of certain activities and occupations.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Nelson, Chair; Birdwell, Campbell, Hinojosa, Schwertner.
5-27House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Price, Chair; Burkett, Harless, Kuempel, Raymond.
5-28Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

SB 204 Hinojosa/ Birdwell/ Campbell/ Nelson/ Schwertner SP: Raymond

Relating to the continuation of the functions of the Department of Aging and Disability Services; increasing penalties.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Hinojosa, Chair; Birdwell, Campbell, Nelson, Schwertner.
5-27House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Raymond, Chair; Gonzales, Larry, King, Susan, Price, Workman.

SB 207 Hinojosa/ Birdwell/ Campbell/ Nelson/ Schwertner SP: Gonzales, Larry/ et al.

Relating to the authority and duties of the office of inspector general of the Health and Human Services Commission.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Hinojosa, Chair; Birdwell, Campbell, Nelson, Schwertner.
5-27House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Gonzales, Larry, Chair; Burkett, Dutton, Kuempel, Price.
5-28Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

SB 313 Seliger SP: Aycock

Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the required public school curriculum, the administration of and reports relating to assessment instruments administered to public school students, the instructional materials allotment, and proclamations for the production of instructional materials.

5-28Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Seliger, Chair; Eltife, Estes, Taylor, Larry, West.

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.
5-27House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Alvarado, Chair; Lozano, Lucio III, Thompson, Senfronia, Wu.

SB 507 Lucio/ et al. SP: Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to the placement and use of video cameras in self-contained classrooms providing special education services.

5-28Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Lucio, Chair; Bettencourt, Garcia, Menéndez, Taylor, Larry.

SB 523 Birdwell/ Estes/ Fraser/ Kolkhorst/ Perry/ et al. SP: Keffer

Relating to the sunset review of river authorities.

5-27Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27Senate conferees appointed: Birdwell, Chair; Creighton, Fraser, Perry, Watson.
5-28House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28House conferees appointed: Keffer, Chair; Ashby, Burns, Howard, Workman.

SB 551 Seliger SP: Keffer

Relating to the duty of the Water Conservation Advisory Council to submit a report and recommendations regarding water conservation in this state.

5-28Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Seliger, Chair; Creighton, Nichols, Perry, Zaffirini.

SB 632 Fraser/ et al. SP: Button

Relating to the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund.

5-28Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Fraser, Chair; Estes, Huffman, Nelson, 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.
5-27House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Farney, Chair; Kuempel, Oliveira, Rinaldi, Simmons.

SB 654 Eltife SP: Workman

Relating to regulation of rates and policy forms for certain commercial lines of insurance.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Eltife, Chair; Creighton, Estes, Seliger, Whitmire.

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.
5-25Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.
5-27Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the House.

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.
5-27Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.
5-28Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the House.

SB 752 Bettencourt/ et al. SP: Murphy

Relating to the repeal of the inheritance tax.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Bettencourt, Chair; Hinojosa, Kolkhorst, Nichols, Taylor, Van.
5-27House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Murphy, Chair; Harless, Turner, Chris, Villalba, Wray.
5-28The Senate concurred in House amendments and discharged its conferees.

SB 776 Fraser SP: Kacal/ et al.

Relating to the operations of a municipally owned utility or municipal power agency; providing authority to issue bonds.

5-28Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Fraser, Chair; Ellis, Estes, Hancock, Nichols.

SB 866 Taylor, Larry SP: Bonnen, Greg/ et al.

Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms in certain counties.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Taylor, Larry, Chair; Bettencourt, Creighton, Kolkhorst, Lucio.
5-27House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Bonnen, Greg, Chair; Faircloth, Longoria, Smith, Thompson, Ed.

SB 1007 Eltife SP: Kuempel

Relating to the practices and professions regulated by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board.

5-28Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Eltife, Chair; Creighton, Nichols, Seliger, West.

SB 1071 Hinojosa SP: Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to requiring notice of the scheduling of an execution date and the issuance of a warrant of execution.

5-28Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Hinojosa, Chair; Burton, Huffman, Perry, Whitmire.

SB 1139 Huffman/ et al. SP: Smithee/ et al.

Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government, the composition of certain juvenile boards, and the increase of certain filing fees.

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Huffman, Chair; Campbell, Fraser, Nelson, Zaffirini.
5-27House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Smithee, Chair; Farrar, Laubenberg, Miller, Doug, Thompson, Senfronia.
5-28Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

SB 1191 Seliger/ et al. SP: Crownover

Relating to the amount and allocation of the annual constitutional appropriation to certain agencies and institutions of higher education.

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Seliger, Chair; Eltife, Estes, Perry, Zaffirini.
5-27House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Crownover, Chair; Howard, Morrison, Turner, Chris, Zerwas.

SB 1316 Watson SP: Alvarado

Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.

5-28Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Watson, Chair; Bettencourt, Eltife, Menéndez, Seliger.

SB 1338 Perry SP: Springer

Relating to an exemption from length limitations for certain vehicles or combinations of vehicles used to transport harvest machines.

5-28Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Perry, Chair; Hinojosa, Huffines, Kolkhorst, Nichols.

SB 1367 West SP: Anchia/ et al.

Relating to certain obligations of and limitations on landlords.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: West, Chair; Ellis, Eltife, Seliger, Taylor, Larry.
5-27House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Anchia, Chair; Alvarado, Goldman, Murphy, Villalba.

SB 1465 Watson SP: Phillips

Relating to creating limited purpose disaster declaration authority for the governor.

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Watson, Chair; Birdwell, Nichols, Seliger, Uresti.
5-27House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Phillips, Chair; Alonzo, Burns, Metcalf, Wray.

SB 1574 Uresti/ et al. SP: Martinez, "Mando"

Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites.

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Uresti, Chair; Estes, Hinojosa, Huffman, Taylor, Van.
5-27House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Martinez, "Mando", Chair; Bernal, Davis, Sarah, Paddie, Zerwas.
5-27Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

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.
5-23House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-23House conferees appointed: Lucio III, Chair; Ashby, Bernal, Huberty, Walle.

SB 1630 Whitmire SP: Turner, Sylvester/ et al.

Relating to the commitment of juveniles in post-adjudication secure correctional facilities operated by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and by local probation departments.

5-28Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Whitmire, Chair; Eltife, Hinojosa, Huffman, Nelson.

SB 1727 Creighton SP: Riddle

Relating to the duties of the Title IV-D agency regarding the establishment, collection, and enforcement of child support.

5-28Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Creighton, Chair; Lucio, Schwertner, Taylor, Larry, West.

SB 1735 Birdwell/ Bettencourt/ Hall/ Seliger/ et al. SP: Zerwas

Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel and their dependents.

5-26Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Birdwell, Chair; Bettencourt, Hinojosa, Seliger, Taylor, Van.
5-27House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Zerwas, Chair; Blanco, Farias, King, Susan, Miller, Rick.

SB 1750 West/ et al. SP: Murphy

Relating to the requirements for employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program.

5-25Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: West, Chair; Bettencourt, Perry, Seliger, Watson.
5-27House granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Murphy, Chair; Alonzo, Howard, Raney, Sheets.

SB 1756 Taylor, Van SP: Phillips

Relating to agreements between the Department of Public Safety and counties for the provision of renewal and duplicate driver's license and other identification certificate services; authorizing a fee.

5-28Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Taylor, Van, Chair; Creighton, Hall, Huffines, West.

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.
5-24Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.
5-27Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the House.

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.
5-26Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

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.
5-25Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Nelson, Chair; Bettencourt, Hinojosa, Huffman, Nichols.

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

5-28House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28House conferees appointed: Button, Chair; Anderson, Charles "Doc", Ashby, Rodriguez, Eddie, Springer.

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.
5-25Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Seliger, Chair; Eltife, Kolkhorst, Watson, West.
5-28Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

HB 189 Thompson, Senfronia/ Moody/ Guillen/ Rose SP: Taylor, Van

Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for the offenses of sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Thompson, Senfronia, Chair; Bohac, Clardy, Raymond, Sheets.
5-28Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Taylor, Van, Chair; Huffman, Kolkhorst, Menéndez, Perry.

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.
5-25Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Perry, Chair; Creighton, Hall, Hinojosa, Kolkhorst.
5-28Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the House.

HB 211 Rose SP: Rodríguez

Relating to resuming a criminal case after a defendant is determined to be competent to stand trial.

5-28House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28House conferees appointed: Rose, Chair; Alonzo, Clardy, Moody, Wu.

HB 311 Canales SP: Lucio

Relating to an executory contract for the conveyance of real property; providing a civil penalty.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Canales, Chair; Bernal, González, Mary, Lozano, Schubert.
5-28Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Lucio, Chair; Eltife, Rodríguez, Taylor, Larry, Uresti.
5-28Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

HB 382 Canales/ Longoria/ Martinez, "Mando"/ Guillen/ Lucio III SP: Lucio

Relating to public junior college district branch campuses, including a requirement that the South Texas Community College District establish an extension facility in a certain location.

5-27House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Canales, Chair; Cyrier, Longoria, Lozano, Lucio III.

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

Relating to the retirement benefits for certain elected state officials.

5-28House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28House conferees appointed: Turner, Chris, Chair; Cook, Davis, Sarah, Flynn, Rodriguez, Justin.

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.
5-25Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-25Senate conferees appointed: Eltife, Chair; Creighton, Hancock, Huffines, Whitmire.

HB 483 Capriglione/ Fletcher/ Flynn/ Longoria/ Parker/ et al. SP: Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to the establishment and administration of a state bullion depository; authorizing fees.

5-28House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28House conferees appointed: Capriglione, Chair; Flynn, Longoria, Parker, Simpson.

HB 743 Huberty/ Isaac/ et al. SP: Seliger/ et al.

Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the required public school curriculum and to certain assessment instruments for public school students.

5-27House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Huberty, Chair; Deshotel, Farney, Isaac, King, Ken.

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 786 Walle/ King, Susan/ Hernandez/ Martinez Fischer/ et al. SP: Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to the right of a public employee to express breast milk in the workplace.

5-27House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Walle, Chair; Hernandez, Howard, King, Susan, Koop.

HB 910 Phillips/ Flynn/ White, James/ Riddle/ Guillen/ et al. SP: Estes/ et al.

Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a holstered handgun; creating criminal offenses.

5-27House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Phillips, Chair; Burns, Geren, King, Phil, Nevárez.
5-28Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Estes, Chair; Eltife, Huffines, Huffman, Uresti.
5-28Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.

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.
5-25Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.
5-28Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the House.

HB 1295 Capriglione/ Geren/ Fallon SP: Hancock

Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies.

5-28House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28House conferees appointed: Capriglione, Chair; Keffer, King, Phil, Moody, Parker.

HB 1305 Bonnen, Greg/ Paul SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to a program to provide a free or reduced-price breakfast to eligible students attending a public school and the method of determining the number of educationally disadvantaged students.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Bonnen, Greg, Chair; Aycock, Howard, Paul, VanDeaver.
5-28Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Taylor, Larry, Chair; Bettencourt, Campbell, Lucio, Taylor, Van.

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.
5-25Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.
5-28Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the House.

HB 1454 Raney/ Fallon/ Guerra SP: Eltife

Relating to property that is or may be presumed abandoned.

5-23House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-23House conferees appointed: Raney, Chair; Capriglione, Guerra, Kacal, Parker.
5-26Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26Senate conferees appointed: Eltife, Chair; Creighton, Ellis, Taylor, Larry, Watson.
5-27Conference Committee report read and filed with Secretary of the Senate.
5-28Conference Committee report adopted on the part of the House.

HB 1559 Parker/ Minjarez SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to public school Internet website information concerning local programs and services available to assist homeless students.

5-28House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28House conferees appointed: Parker, Chair; Aycock, Deshotel, Farney, Huberty.

HB 1585 Paul SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities.

5-28House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28House conferees appointed: Paul, Chair; Faircloth, Keough, Metcalf, Romero, Jr..

HB 1690 King, Phil/ Bonnen, Dennis/ Davis, Sarah/ Sheets/ Smithee/ et al. SP: Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses.

5-27House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: King, Phil, Chair; Bonnen, Dennis, Davis, Sarah, Kuempel, Moody.
5-28Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Huffman, Chair; Creighton, Nelson, Nichols, Watson.

HB 1905 Springer/ Simmons/ Goldman/ Wray/ Fallon SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to the repeal of certain alcoholic beverage taxes and the tax on controlled substances.

5-28House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28House conferees appointed: Springer, Chair; Bonnen, Dennis, Darby, Turner, Chris, Wray.

HB 1915 Herrero/ Hunter SP: Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to the allocation of state hotel occupancy tax revenue to certain barrier island coastal municipalities.

5-27House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Herrero, Chair; Bonnen, Dennis, Bonnen, Greg, Hunter, Lucio III.

HB 2019 Craddick SP: Seliger

Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.

5-28House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28House conferees appointed: Craddick, Chair; Bohac, Darby, Landgraf, Parker.

HB 2123 King, Phil/ Fallon/ Flynn SP: Perry

Relating to participation of the state military forces in the state group benefits program.

5-28House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28House conferees appointed: King, Phil, Chair; Blanco, Frank, King, Susan, Miller, Rick.

HB 2150 Alvarado/ Herrero/ Riddle/ Moody/ Wu SP: Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to the organization of a grand jury.

5-27House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Alvarado, Chair; Harless, Johnson, Moody, Riddle.

HB 2398 White, James SP: Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to court jurisdiction and procedures relating to truancy; establishing judicial donation trust funds; providing criminal penalties; imposing a court cost.

5-27House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: White, James, Chair; Dutton, Huberty, Price, Wu.

HB 2578 Price/ Faircloth SP: Nelson

Relating to the efficiency of and consolidation of powers and duties within the health and human services system.

5-26House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-26House conferees appointed: Price, Chair; Gonzales, Larry, Keough, Klick, Raymond.
5-28Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Nelson, Chair; Birdwell, Campbell, Hinojosa, Schwertner.

HB 2633 Hernandez/ Rodriguez, Justin/ Clardy/ Murr SP: Perry

Relating to the release of a motor vehicle accident report; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

5-27House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Hernandez, Chair; Clardy, Moody, Murr, Rodriguez, Justin.
5-28Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Perry, Chair; Creighton, Ellis, Estes, Taylor, Van.

HB 2641 Zerwas/ Guillen/ Shaheen SP: Schwertner

Relating to the exchange of health information in this state; creating a criminal offense.

5-27House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Zerwas, Chair; Collier, Davis, Sarah, Guillen, Sheffield.

HB 2645 Blanco/ Alvarado/ Fallon/ Herrero SP: Hinojosa

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.

5-28House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28House conferees appointed: Blanco, Chair; Alvarado, Fallon, Herrero, Moody.

HB 2804 Aycock/ Meyer SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to evaluation of public school performance.

5-28House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28House conferees appointed: Aycock, Chair; Ashby, Darby, Dutton, King, Ken.

HB 2968 Guillen/ Bernal/ Larson SP: Menéndez

Relating to the preservation of the Alamo complex.

5-28House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28House conferees appointed: Guillen, Chair; Bernal, Harless, Larson, Martinez Fischer.
5-28Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28Senate conferees appointed: Menéndez, Chair; Campbell, Creighton, Estes, Uresti.

HB 3106 Huberty/ Phelan SP: Creighton

Relating to the period of time allowed for appointment of a board of managers for a school district.

5-27House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Huberty, Chair; Deshotel, Farney, King, Ken, Phelan.

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.

HB 3519 Guerra/ Zerwas/ Laubenberg/ Lucio III/ Sheffield/ et al. SP: Watson

Relating to reimbursement for home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.

5-27House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Guerra, Chair; Coleman, Lucio III, Sheffield, Zerwas.
5-28The House concurred in Senate amendments and discharged its conferees.

HB 3535 Collier/ Alvarado/ Bernal SP: Menéndez

Relating to low income housing tax credits awarded for certain developments.

5-27House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-27House conferees appointed: Collier, Chair; Bernal, Johnson, Kuempel, Riddle.

HB 3615 Isaac SP: Zaffirini

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.

5-28House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28House conferees appointed: Isaac, Chair; Cyrier, Howard, Rodriguez, Eddie, Springer.

HB 3736 Davis, Sarah/ Fallon SP: Huffman

Relating to conflicts of interest by members of state agency governing boards and governing officers; creating a criminal offense.

5-28House refused to concur in Senate amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee.
5-28House conferees appointed: Davis, Sarah, Chair; Capriglione, Cook, Geren, Turner, Chris.