Local and Uncontested Bills for 4/9/2015

LOCAL AND UNCONTESTED BILLS



The following bills have been certified for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar to be held Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 8:00 AM or upon recess.




SB 57 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to information collected by a regional tollway authority, regional transportation authority, or coordinated county transportation authority.


SB 59 (LC)Nelson

Relating to exempting the procurement of services for victims of family violence from competitive bidding requirements.


SB 60 (LC)Nelson

Relating to video recordings made by children's advocacy centers.


SB 94 (LC)Hinojosa/ Nelson/ et al.

Relating to certain fees charged for the adjudication of pharmacy benefit claims.


SB 203 (CS) (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Health Services Authority as a quasi-governmental entity and the electronic exchange of health care information.


SB 277 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to the abolition of certain health-related task forces and advisory committees.


SB 287 (LC)West

Relating to the elimination of certain court fees and costs.


SB 291 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to the jurisdiction of a county court at law in Tarrant County.


SB 292 (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to a request for a waiver of the waiting period before human remains may be cremated.


SB 344 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of online solicitation of a minor.


SB 345 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of breach of computer security.


SB 347 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the governing board of the Trinity Valley Community College District.


SB 363 (CS) (LC)Fraser

Relating to the election dates for directors of the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District.


SB 394 (CS) (LC)Perry

Relating to the use of supplemental environmental projects by a local government to come into compliance with environmental laws or remediate environmental harm caused by the local government.


SB 462 (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to authorizing a revocable deed that transfers real property at the transferor's death.


SB 463 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the restructuring of certain fund accounts of the Texas County and District Retirement System.


SB 529 (LC)Hancock

Relating to the eligibility of a landman for unemployment compensation.


SB 530 (CS) (LC)Hancock

Relating to the licensing of vehicles for hire by certain airport governing boards; authorizing the imposition of fees.


SB 540 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the hours during which a holder of a retail dealer's on-premise late hours license may sell beer.


SB 551 (LC)Seliger

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


SB 569 (CS) (LC)Creighton

Relating to the presumption of abandonment of certain tangible personal property held by a county.


SB 572 (CS) (LC)Eltife

Relating to certain title insurance policy liability and reinsurance requirements.


SB 578 (LC)Hinojosa/ Rodríguez

Relating to providing inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice with information regarding reentry and reintegration resources.


SB 582 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to education and training programs for food handlers; eliminating the authority of a local health jurisdiction to require certain fees.


SB 584 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the indexing of correction instruments in a county index to real property records.


SB 596 (LC)Estes

Relating to the imposition of the student centers fee at Texas Woman's University.


SB 603 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan.


SB 622 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the physician assistant board.


SB 633 (CS) (LC)Fraser

Relating to a Pan American Games reimbursement fund, an Olympic Games reimbursement fund, a Major Events reimbursement fund, a Motor Sports Racing reimbursement fund, an Events reimbursement fund for sporting and non-sporting events, and a special event trust fund.


SB 643 (LC)Creighton

Relating to proceedings held in auxiliary facilities outside certain county seats.


SB 657 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the appointment of the commissioners of certain financial regulatory agencies by the Finance Commission of Texas.


SB 660 (LC)Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to regional coordinators within the veteran entrepreneur program.


SB 667 (LC)Eltife

Relating to reinsurance, distributions, and pooling arrangements by captive insurance companies.


SB 670 (LC)Birdwell

Relating to the Texas Identification Number system.


SB 679 (LC)Nelson

Relating to public meetings of joint airport boards.


SB 680 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages in areas annexed or owned by certain municipalities.


SB 700 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the use of electronic processes by and electronic information submitted to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission; authorizing a fee.


SB 734 (LC)Fraser

Relating to the setting of annual interest rates for utility deposits by the Public Utility Commission of Texas.


SB 742 (CS) (LC)Ellis

Relating to the issuance of Texas Medical Center specialty license plates.


SB 774 (CS) (LC)Fraser

Relating to studies on the rates of electric utilities.


SB 775 (LC)Fraser

Relating to the repeal of the goal for natural gas use.


SB 782 (CS) (LC)Eltife

Relating to the investigation by the commissioner of insurance of acts of insurance fraud.


SB 783 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the development of antifraud educational programs by the Texas Department of Insurance and acceptance of gifts, grants, and donations for the department's fraud unit.


SB 784 (LC)Eltife

Relating to collection and use of certain information reported to and by the Texas Department of Insurance and certain approval authority and hearings held in connection with reported information.


SB 812 (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the appointment of an associate judge in a family law proceeding involving a name change.


SB 814 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to waivers of citation in certain family law suits.


SB 815 (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to a temporary restraining order for preservation of property and protection of the parties in a suit for the dissolution of marriage.


SB 822 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the applicability of certain definitions and certain laws governing attorneys ad litem, guardians ad litem, and amicus attorneys in family law proceedings.


SB 844 (LC)Taylor, Van/ et al.

Relating to the expiration of licenses for insurance agents and adjusters.


SB 855 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the territory and board of the Canyon Regional Water Authority.


SB 858 (LC)Eltife

Relating to license holders authorized to obtain label approval for beer, ale, and malt liquor.


SB 859 (CS) (LC)Eltife

Relating to partnerships and limited liability companies.


SB 860 (CS) (LC)Eltife

Relating to corporations and fundamental business transactions.


SB 875 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the regulation of state trust companies.


SB 876 (CS) (LC)Eltife

Relating to the licensing of insurance agents and adjusters; providing a penalty.


SB 880 (LC)Nelson

Relating to certain committees and programs to develop the wine industry in this state through the Department of Agriculture.


SB 899 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the regulation of money services businesses; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.


SB 909 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the county courts at law in Bexar County.


SB 932 (LC)Fraser

Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to retain assistance for federal proceedings affecting certain electric utilities and consumers.


SB 979 (LC)Creighton

Relating to individual indemnity health insurance.


SB 1051 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the powers and duties of the North Fort Bend Water Authority.


SB 1077 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the definition of "person" under the Uniform Commercial Code.


SB 1099 (CS) (LC)Estes/ et al.

Relating to the operation and functions of the Texas Grain Producer Indemnity Board.


SB 1117 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to housing services provided through the transitional living services program to certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.


SB 1137 (LC)Creighton

Relating to improvement projects of the Sabine-Neches Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas; providing authority to issue anticipation notes and time warrants.


SB 1204 (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to a waiver of fees by the Department of Agriculture and the Parks and Wildlife Department for certain educational programs involving aquaculture and hydroponics.


SB 1264 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the regulation of certain industrialized housing and industrialized buildings.


SB 1301 (LC)Perry

Relating to the governance and administration of the Texas Water Resources Finance Authority.


SB 1407 (LC)Schwertner/ et al.

Relating to encouraging age-appropriate normalcy activities for children in the managing conservatorship of the state.


SB 1459 (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to the powers and duties of the West Harris County Regional Water Authority.


SB 1703 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the deadlines for certain processes and procedures involving an election.


SB 1707 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to the sealing of certain juvenile records.


SB 2004 (CS) (LC)Eltife/ Nelson

Relating to deferred maintenance funding for state facilities.


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