Local and Uncontested Bills for 5/20/2015

LOCAL AND UNCONTESTED BILLS



The following bills have been certified for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar to be held Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 8:30 AM.




HB 5 (CS) (LC)Otto/ Burkett/ et al. SP: Nelson

Relating to strategic fiscal reviews of state agencies and programs.


HB 104 (LC)White, James/ Israel SP: Eltife

Relating to the practice of barbering and cosmetology at certain events.


HB 120 (LC)Flynn SP: Nelson

Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Division of Emergency Management for certain division personnel.


HB 163 (CS) (LC)Larson/ Workman SP: Perry

Relating to interstate cooperation to address regional water issues.


HB 197 (CS) (LC)Price/ Burkett/ Márquez SP: Nelson

Relating to requiring certain public institutions of higher education to post information regarding mental health resources on the institution's Internet website.


HB 219 (LC)White, James SP: Nichols

Relating to the designation of Farm-to-Market Road 1293 in Hardin County as the Game Warden Wesley W. Wagstaff Memorial Highway.


HB 239 (LC)Springer/ Isaac/ Guillen SP: Perry

Relating to storage of flammable liquids at retail service stations in unincorporated areas and certain municipalities.


HB 315 (CS) (LC)Raymond/ Spitzer/ Burkett SP: Huffines

Relating to the issuance of "In God We Trust" specialty license plates.


HB 369 (LC)Villalba/ Anchia SP: Watson

Relating to designating May 24 as Lung Cancer Awareness Day.


HB 426 (LC)Howard/ Geren SP: Schwertner

Relating to the acceptance of employment applications through the online system for listing state agency employment openings maintained by the Texas Workforce Commission.


HB 441 (LC)Gonzales, Larry SP: Schwertner

Relating to the use of a court order as an occupational license.


HB 473 (LC)Giddings/ Guillen SP: Menéndez

Relating to a prohibition on the sale or transfer of certain law enforcement vehicles before removal of certain equipment and insignia.


HB 482 (CS) (LC)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.


HB 497 (LC)Wu SP: Uresti

Relating to the applicability of the law governing saltwater pipeline facilities located in the vicinity of public roads.


HB 598 (LC)Clardy SP: Nichols

Relating to the designation of a segment of State Highway 21 in Nacogdoches County as the Bob Luman Memorial Highway.


HB 663 (CS) (LC)King, Ken SP: Seliger

Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 207 in Armstrong County as the William Hamblen Memorial Highway.


HB 745 (LC)Bohac SP: Taylor, Van

Relating to the installation of solar-powered stop signs by a property owners' association.


HB 792 (CS) (LC)Clardy SP: Nichols

Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for antique buses.


HB 797 (LC)Flynn SP: Hall

Relating to the Hunt Memorial Hospital District; authorizing the issuance of bonds.


HB 826 (LC)Giddings SP: Ellis

Relating to the provision of information relating to the modification of a child support order in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.


HB 875 (LC)Farias/ Guillen SP: Menéndez

Relating to the verification of the veteran status of inmates and prisoners.


HB 904 (LC)Smith/ Thompson, Senfronia/ et al. SP: Huffman

Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following pronouncement of the inmate's sentence.


HB 968 (LC)Hernandez/ et al. SP: Garcia

Relating to civil liability of shareholders and members of certain legal entities that engage in the trafficking of persons.


HB 978 (LC)Price/ Springer SP: Seliger

Relating to the designation of the Route 66 Historic Corridor.


HB 995 (LC)González, Mary SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the establishment of stormwater control and recapture planning authorities in certain counties.


HB 1022 (LC)Moody/ Martinez Fischer/ Bonnen, Greg SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of certain persons with a life estate in the homestead property.


HB 1040 (LC)Paddie SP: Hancock

Relating to the liability of certain sports officials and organizations.


HB 1052 (LC)Parker SP: Schwertner

Relating to designating September as Hydrocephalus Awareness Month.


HB 1146 (LC)Kacal SP: Schwertner

Relating to persons who may operate a public water supply system.


HB 1187 (LC)Wray/ Sheets/ Dale/ Miller, Rick/ Smith/ et al. SP: Birdwell

Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 287 in Midlothian as the Chris Kyle Memorial Highway.


HB 1235 (LC)King, Phil SP: Estes

Relating to the annexation of certain territory by the Wise County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.


HB 1251 (CS) (LC)Alvarado/ Geren/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Guillen SP: West/ et al.

Relating to the transfer of compensation experience for purposes of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act.


HB 1261 (LC)King, Susan SP: Uresti

Relating to the comptroller's report on the effect of certain tax provisions.


HB 1264 (LC)Wu SP: Huffman

Relating to the preservation of toxicological evidence collected in connection with certain intoxication offenses.


HB 1293 (LC)Alvarado/ Herrero/ Davis, Sarah/ Dale/ Moody/ et al. SP: Huffman

Relating to the confidentiality of identifying information of victims of stalking; creating a criminal offense.


HB 1331 (LC)King, Phil/ Villalba SP: Fraser

Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of certain waste arising out of or incidental to the drilling for or production of oil or gas.


HB 1372 (LC)Isaac/ Cyrier SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the creation of the Cotton Center Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


HB 1415 (LC)Kuempel SP: Uresti

Relating to establishment or use of cemeteries in certain municipalities.


HB 1417 (LC)Elkins SP: Creighton

Relating to peace officer identification cards.


HB 1428 (LC)Raymond/ Naishtat/ Elkins SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the administration of housing funds set aside for persons with disabilities through the homebuyer assistance program.


HB 1466 (LC)Bonnen, Dennis SP: Huffman

Relating to Parks and Wildlife Department procedures for the transfer of ownership of boats or outboard motors; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense.


HB 1500 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Rodríguez

Relating to certain temporary orders in a suit for modification of an order in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.


HB 1560 (LC)Hernandez SP: Ellis

Relating to investment options for property recovered in a suit by a next friend or guardian ad litem on behalf of a minor or incapacitated person.


HB 1707 (LC)Stephenson/ Guillen SP: Huffman

Relating to the methods by which a political subdivision may submit contributions to the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System.


HB 1725 (LC)Stephenson SP: Huffman

Relating to the composition of local boards of the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System.


HB 1814 (LC)Farney SP: Taylor, Van

Relating to the online renewal of driver's licenses of certain active duty military personnel and relatives.


HB 1819 (LC)Miller, Doug SP: Fraser

Relating to the date for the election of directors of the Hill Country Underground Water Conservation District.


HB 1833 (LC)Pickett SP: Rodríguez

Relating to agreements of certain counties to acquire, construct, maintain, or operate a toll bridge.


HB 1902 (CS) (LC)Howard/ Isaac/ Workman/ Lucio III SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the regulation and use of graywater and alternative onsite water.


HB 1953 (LC)Bonnen, Dennis SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the deadline for counties and municipalities to provide notice of a proposed property tax rate.


HB 1963 (LC)Deshotel SP: Creighton

Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 87 as the Texas Game Warden Michael C. Pauling Memorial Highway.


HB 1992 (CS) (LC)Zerwas/ Clardy SP: Seliger/ et al.

Relating to the granting of undergraduate course credit by advanced placement examination at public institutions of higher education.


HB 2038 (LC)Geren SP: Hancock

Relating to legal representation for certain emergency services districts.


HB 2050 (LC)Rodriguez, Eddie SP: Zaffirini

Relating to voter information provided by a voter registrar to the secretary of state.


HB 2052 (LC)Bohac SP: Seliger

Relating to loss damage waivers in connection with the rental of certain heavy equipment; providing penalties.


HB 2100 (CS) (LC)Hernandez SP: Garcia

Relating to the creation of the East Houston Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


HB 2115 (LC)Phillips/ Fallon/ Guillen SP: Nichols

Relating to the initial inspection period for motor vehicles purchased by certain commercial fleet buyers.


HB 2167 (LC)Smith SP: Zaffirini

Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.


HB 2179 (LC)Lucio III SP: Perry

Relating to hearings that concern the issuance of permits by a groundwater conservation district.


HB 2181 (LC)Faircloth/ Smith SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to designating the Interstate Highway 45 causeway to Galveston the George and Cynthia Mitchell Memorial Causeway.


HB 2189 (LC)Parker SP: Creighton

Relating to a developmentally disabled offender program established by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.


HB 2207 (LC)Keffer/ Anchia/ King, Phil/ Clardy/ Longoria SP: Eltife

Relating to the foreclosure sale of property subject to an oil or gas lease.


HB 2244 (LC)Zerwas/ Villalba SP: Creighton

Relating to the regulation of medical waste; adding and amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.


HB 2261 (CS) (LC)Villalba/ King, Phil SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the transfer or termination of certain timeshare interests.


HB 2293 (LC)Darby SP: West

Relating to the certification by the comptroller to the commissioner of education of the taxable value of property in each school district.


HB 2339 (LC)Smith/ Meyer/ Geren/ Dale/ Villalba SP: Eltife

Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in public entertainment facilities.


HB 2455 (CS) (LC)Burkett/ Villalba/ Farrar/ et al. SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the establishment of a task force to promote uniformity in the collection and reporting of information relating to family violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking.


HB 2515 (LC)Muñoz, Jr. SP: Lucio

Relating to authority to establish, operate, and maintain a foreign trade zone at or adjacent to the Pharr port of entry.


HB 2519 (LC)Coleman SP: Watson

Relating to expenditures made by emergency services districts and the sale of district property.


HB 2552 (LC)Parker SP: Nelson

Relating to the powers and duties of the Canyon Falls Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Denton County; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax.


HB 2557 (LC)Zerwas SP: West

Relating to certain hospital districts and to certain corporations or organizations formed by those districts.


HB 2628 (LC)Clardy SP: Garcia

Relating to the development and alignment by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of curricula for certain educational programs.


HB 2667 (LC)Ashby SP: Eltife

Relating to the abolishment of certain programs administered by the Texas Economic Development Bank.


HB 2735 (LC)Capriglione/ Springer SP: Hancock

Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages in certain areas annexed by a municipality.


HB 2767 (LC)Keffer SP: Perry

Relating to the powers, duties, and administration of groundwater conservation districts; amending provisions that authorize fees.


HB 2788 (LC)Springer/ Frank SP: Perry

Relating to the authority of a retail public water utility to require an operator of a correctional facility to comply with water conservation measures.


HB 2853 (LC)Anderson, Rodney/ Alonzo/ Turner, Chris/ Davis, Yvonne SP: West

Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance.


HB 2900 (LC)Goldman SP: Creighton

Relating to compliance with federal voting system standards.


HB 3003 (CS) (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Garcia

Relating to the appointment of counsel in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.


HB 3062 (LC)Clardy SP: West

Relating to the Jobs and Education for Texans Grant Program.


HB 3067 (LC)Coleman SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to the amount that may be donated by contract by certain populous counties to crime stoppers or crime prevention organizations.


HB 3078 (CS) (LC)Darby SP: Seliger

Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to recommend a uniform pre-nursing curriculum for undergraduate professional nursing programs offered by public institutions of higher education.


HB 3185 (LC)Raney SP: Lucio

Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.


HB 3211 (LC)King, Phil SP: Whitmire

Relating to training requirements for peace officers appointed to supervisory positions.


HB 3245 (LC)Crownover SP: Hancock

Relating to qualified nonprofit corporations acting for and on behalf of two or more cities.


HB 3337 (LC)Clardy/ Raymond SP: Nelson

Relating to training and education for state agency administrators and employees.


HB 3513 (LC)Springer SP: Perry

Relating to the Fisher County Hospital District.


HB 3536 (LC)Landgraf SP: Eltife

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


HB 3538 (LC)Smithee SP: West

Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act of 2008.


HB 3545 (CS) (LC)Oliveira SP: Lucio

Relating to the establishment of an infrastructure improvement council by the Rio Grande Regional Water Authority; providing authority to impose a voluntary assessment.


HB 3555 (LC)Parker SP: Eltife

Relating to certain administrative procedures and enforcement authority relating to state banks, state trust companies, and bank holding companies.


HB 3680 (CS) (LC)Geren SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the confidentiality of certain information stored as part of the preparation of reports and personal financial statements required to be filed with the Texas Ethics Commission.


HB 3741 (LC)Smith SP: Eltife

Relating to standards for elevators, escalators, and related equipment; authorizing a fee.


HB 3868 (LC)Moody SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the designation of Westside Drive in El Paso County as the Don Juan de Onate Trail.


HB 3911 (LC)Paul SP: Eltife

Relating to the appointment by insurers, health maintenance organizations, and their agents of holders of a temporary agent's license.


HB 4127 (LC)Metcalf SP: Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Foster Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Montgomery County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


HCR 56 (LC)Geren SP: Hancock

Authorizing the lieutenant governor and speaker to appoint interim joint committees.


HCR 65 (LC)Naishtat SP: Lucio

Designating the western honey bee as the official State Pollinator of Texas.


HCR 69 (LC)White, James SP: Nichols

Designating the city of Jasper as the official Butterfly Capital of Texas.


HCR 70 (LC)Flynn/ Fletcher/ King, Susan/ Tinderholt/ Guillen/ et al. SP: Taylor, Larry

Authorizing the State Preservation Board to approve and permit the construction of a monument at the state Capitol Complex, at a site outside the historic Capitol grounds, honoring veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.


SB 1227 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to payment of covered claims based on assignment.


SB 1908 (CS) (LC)Perry

Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Lynn County Hospital District.


SB 2072 (LC)Campbell

Relating to the creation of the Hays County Municipal Utility District No. 7; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


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