Local and Uncontested Bills for 5/22/2015

LOCAL AND UNCONTESTED BILLS



The following bills have been certified for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar to be held Friday, May 22, 2015 at 8:30 AM.




HB 194 (LC)Price/ Smith/ Burkett/ Farias/ Aycock/ et al. SP: Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Gold Star Mothers.


HB 218 (LC)Márquez/ Moody/ González, Mary SP: Rodríguez

Relating to certification requirements for teachers in bilingual education.


HB 331 (LC)Wu/ Israel/ Guerra/ Rose SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the sealing of certain court documents filed electronically in a child protection suit.


HB 388 (LC)Raymond SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the duration of protective orders issued in cases of family violence against persons who are subsequently confined or imprisoned.


HB 445 (LC)Raney/ King, Susan/ Smith/ Farias/ Sheets/ et al. SP: Lucio

Relating to providing notice of the availability of paid leave for military service to public officers and employees.


HB 481 (LC)Stephenson/ et al. SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the designation of a segment of Farm-to-Market Road 1301 in Wharton County as the Master Sergeant Mike C. Peña Memorial Highway.


HB 484 (CS) (LC)Capriglione/ Raney/ Murr/ Howard/ Goldman/ et al. SP: Hancock

Relating to the eligibility of a person to be a candidate for or holder of certain public elective offices.


HB 577 (LC)Flynn SP: Campbell

Relating to pay, benefits and requirements for state active duty service members.


HB 648 (LC)Krause SP: Hancock

Relating to the selection of directors to the board of directors for the Viridian Municipal Management District.


HB 685 (CS) (LC)Sheets SP: Hancock

Relating to the production of public information under the public information law.


HB 796 (LC)Geren/ Lucio III SP: Eltife

Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for the Texas State University System and the component institutions of that system.


HB 819 (LC)Sheffield SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the definition of a public health nuisance; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.


HB 831 (LC)Giddings/ Keough SP: West

Relating to disclosure of home mortgage information to a surviving spouse.


HB 909 (LC)Phillips SP: Watson

Relating to the tasting of alcoholic beverages by students enrolled in certain courses.


HB 1050 (LC)White, James/ et al. SP: Taylor, Van/ et al.

Relating to liability of food donors.


HB 1186 (LC)Craddick SP: Seliger

Relating to the validation of certain actions relating to municipal airport zoning regulations.


HB 1217 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Uresti/ et al.

Relating to reporting information for certain foster children who are missing or are victims of sex trafficking.


HB 1309 (LC)Turner, Sylvester SP: Schwertner

Relating to the notification of certain legislators of the death of a child in foster care.


HB 1348 (LC)Geren SP: Eltife

Relating to the approval of certain alcoholic beverages by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.


HB 1421 (LC)Bonnen, Dennis SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Plains Groundwater Conservation District.


HB 1436 (LC)Smithee SP: Lucio

Relating to appeals regarding dangerous dogs.


HB 1454 (CS) (LC)Raney/ Fallon/ Guerra SP: Eltife

Relating to property that is or may be presumed abandoned.


HB 1463 (CS) (LC)Raymond SP: Uresti

Relating to the procedure for canceling an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of an individual who is 65 years of age or older.


HB 1550 (LC)Zerwas/ Guerra/ Farney/ Miller, Rick/ Guillen/ et al. SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the administration of epinephrine by pharmacists.


HB 1558 (LC)Parker SP: Hancock

Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate churches that provide overnight shelter for children.


HB 1605 (LC)Martinez, "Mando" SP: Taylor, Van

Relating to the issuance of the Texas Airport Directory; eliminating a fee.


HB 1643 (LC)Riddle SP: Creighton

Relating to abatement of public nuisances on certain undeveloped land; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.


HB 1657 (LC)Vo SP: Lucio

Relating to the determination of an experience-rated employer's eligibility for a surplus credit rate under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act.


HB 1709 (LC)Harless SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the closing, abandoning, and vacating of a public road by a county; authorizing the imposition of a fee.


HB 1716 (LC)Oliveira/ Deshotel SP: Lucio

Relating to the term for a lease of land owned by certain navigation districts.


HB 1762 (LC)Otto/ Zerwas/ Miller, Rick/ Geren/ Guillen SP: Lucio

Relating to the creation of a health care advocacy program for veterans.


HB 1779 (CS) (LC)Murr SP: Uresti

Relating to the disclosure in certain judicial proceedings of confidential communications between a physician and a patient and confidential patient records.


HB 2066 (CS) (LC)Oliveira/ Fallon SP: Watson

Relating to the rescission of nonjudicial foreclosure sales.


HB 2079 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the designation of May as Postpartum Depression Awareness Month.


HB 2216 (LC)Coleman/ Burkett SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to information required of an applicant for a driver's license.


HB 2296 (LC)Smith SP: Seliger

Relating to regulation by a municipality of the possession of an open container or the public consumption of alcoholic beverages.


HB 2358 (LC)Lucio III/ Anderson, Rodney/ et al. SP: Eltife

Relating to the exemption from certain registration and licensing requirements and taxes for certain businesses and employees who enter this state in response to a disaster or emergency.


HB 2366 (LC)Goldman/ et al. SP: Hancock

Relating to the notation on the precinct list of registered voters that a voter voted early.


HB 2424 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Eltife

Relating to fees paid to the Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority.


HB 2428 (CS) (LC)Wray SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the adoption of the Texas Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act.


HB 2430 (LC)Kuempel/ Fallon SP: Menéndez

Relating to food and beverage consumption in certain public swimming pools.


HB 2540 (LC)Simpson SP: Eltife

Relating to the designation of Spur 63 in Gregg County as the Texas Ranger Glenn Elliott Memorial Highway.


HB 2599 (LC)Reynolds SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the ability of certain county assistance districts to annex roads.


HB 2612 (LC)Pickett/ Leach/ et al. SP: Hall/ et al.

Relating to a report to the legislature regarding the elimination of toll roads.


HB 2708 (LC)Coleman SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the qualifications for teaching a driver education course.


HB 2771 (LC)Martinez, "Mando"/ Springer/ Guillen SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to employment activities of certain emergency response personnel for purposes of the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.


HB 3028 (LC)Frullo SP: Watson

Relating to regulation of certain conduct by discount health care program operators, or concerning discount health care programs, that relates to prescription drugs or prescription drug benefits; authorizing administrative and civil penalties.


HB 3091 (LC)Miles SP: Eltife

Relating to the standards for boiler inspection agencies.


HB 3132 (LC)Parker SP: Birdwell

Relating to eligibility requirements to act as a financial adviser or investment adviser in relation to certain public securities.


HB 3187 (LC)Keffer/ Workman SP: Lucio

Relating to assessments for water and energy improvements in municipalities and counties; changing a fee.


HB 3220 (LC)Martinez, "Mando"/ Muñoz, Jr./ Longoria/ Canales SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the powers and duties of the Hidalgo County Water Control and Improvement District No. 18; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.


HB 3291 (CS) (LC)Raymond SP: Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to transactions involving oil, gas, or condensate; creating a criminal offense.


HB 3315 (LC)Gutierrez SP: Eltife

Relating to changing the name of the Medical Advisory Committee appointed by the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation to the Combative Sports Advisory Board and allowing the board to address a broader range of issues.


HB 3333 (LC)Clardy SP: Hancock

Relating to the investment of funds by certain municipal hospital authorities.


HB 3342 (CS) (LC)Kuempel SP: Eltife

Relating to interstate compacts and cooperative agreements relating to state purchasing.


HB 3738 (LC)Cyrier SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the requirement that a person or laboratory that performs an official equine infectious anemia test be approved by the Texas Animal Health Commission.


HB 3742 (LC)Smith SP: Eltife

Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation to determine applicant eligibility for a license.


HB 4001 (LC)Raymond/ Faircloth SP: Schwertner

Relating to the provision of habilitation and certain health care services by a home and community support services agency; authorizing a fee, providing penalties, and requiring an occupational license.


HB 4003 (CS) (LC)Laubenberg SP: Taylor, Van

Relating to the redaction of personally identifiable information of victims from juvenile court records.


HB 4149 (LC)Keough SP: Creighton

Relating to the powers, operations, and boundaries of The Woodlands Township; authorizing a fee.


HCR 35 (LC)Farney/ Button/ Springer/ King, Ken/ et al. SP: Schwertner

Designating the cowboy hat as the official State Hat of Texas.


HCR 80 (LC)Peña/ et al. SP: Estes

Petitioning Congress to provide funding for repairs to the Battleship Texas.


HCR 95 (LC)Geren/ Craddick SP: Fraser

In memory of Roy Houston Moore of Austin.


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