Local and Uncontested Bills for 5/26/2015

LOCAL AND UNCONTESTED BILLS



The following bills have been certified for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar to be held Tuesday, May 26, 2015 upon recess.




HB 26 (CS) (LC)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.


HB 114 (CS) (LC)Flynn/ Dale/ Shaheen/ Parker/ Capriglione/ et al. SP: Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions.


HB 207 (LC)Leach/ Canales/ Shaheen/ Moody/ Simpson SP: Whitmire

Relating to creating the offense of voyeurism; providing a penalty.


HB 211 (CS) (LC)Rose SP: Rodríguez

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


HB 229 (LC)Guillen/ Muñoz, Jr. SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the disposition of certain surplus motor vehicles and other law enforcement equipment by the Texas Facilities Commission.


HB 257 (LC)Farney/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Sheets/ King, Ken/ Price SP: Huffman

Relating to a judge's or justice's significant interest in a business entity that owns, manages, or operates a private correctional or rehabilitation facility.


HB 262 (LC)Miles/ Rodriguez, Eddie/ Farrar SP: Creighton

Relating to liability of an owner, lessee, or occupant of land that allows land to be used as a community garden.


HB 263 (CS) (LC)Miles/ Guillen SP: Huffman

Relating to the sealing of certain juvenile records.


HB 281 (CS) (LC)Simmons/ Parker SP: Nelson

Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills.


HB 307 (LC)White, James SP: Burton

Relating to a study on the feasibility and potential costs and benefits of implementing a pay-for-performance contract program for certain criminal justice programs and services.


HB 326 (LC)Wu/ Fletcher/ Moody/ Riddle/ Price/ et al. SP: Hall

Relating to information provided by electronic means in support of the issuance of a search warrant.


HB 480 (LC)Bell/ Bonnen, Greg SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to retaining a reserve investigator by a prosecuting attorney.


HB 504 (LC)Guillen SP: Zaffirini

Relating to designating the second full week in September as Direct Support Professionals Week.


HB 518 (LC)Moody SP: Rodríguez

Relating to certain waivers by a defendant regarding a community supervision revocation hearing.


HB 634 (LC)Metcalf/ et al. SP: Creighton

Relating to the rights of a guardian of a person in the criminal justice system.


HB 644 (LC)Canales/ Minjarez SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the contents of a search warrant and to the offense of tampering with a governmental record consisting of a search warrant.


HB 710 (LC)Turner, Sylvester/ Guillen/ Deshotel/ Miles SP: Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with a violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision.


HB 771 (LC)Deshotel SP: Creighton

Relating to funding for the Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities.


HB 781 (CS) (LC)Burkett/ Naishtat SP: Perry

Relating to caregiver screening and training by substitute care providers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.


HB 790 (LC)Burkett/ Villalba/ et al. SP: Hancock

Relating to a study on the implementation and effectiveness of sound mitigation measures on certain highways.


HB 825 (LC)Giddings/ White, Molly SP: Uresti

Relating to procedures for identifying any Native American heritage of children in certain hearings in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.


HB 884 (LC)Phelan SP: Nichols

Relating to the abolishment of the Orange County child support office and to the divorce and contempt fees paid in Orange County.


HB 885 (CS) (LC)Paddie/ et al. SP: Eltife

Relating to certain county bail bond boards.


HB 905 (LC)Frullo/ Dutton/ King, Ken/ Nevárez/ Farney SP: Schwertner

Relating to the regulation of knives by a municipality or county.


HB 906 (LC)Paddie/ Ashby SP: Nichols

Relating to the qualifications for appointment as a veterans county service officer.


HB 988 (CS) (LC)González, Mary/ Pickett/ Márquez/ Moody/ Blanco SP: Rodríguez

Relating to a study of the feasibility of establishing a visitors center at Hueco Tanks State Park in El Paso County.


HB 1015 (LC)Canales SP: Hinojosa

Relating to notice provided to a court regarding certain defendants placed on state jail felony community supervision.


HB 1026 (LC)Thompson, Ed SP: Garcia

Relating to eligibility for appointment as a tabulation supervisor in an election.


HB 1074 (LC)Metcalf SP: Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 145; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


HB 1083 (LC)Márquez/ Guillen/ Rose/ Collier SP: Whitmire

Relating to a mental health assessment of certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.


HB 1094 (CS) (LC)Geren/ Kacal/ Tinderholt/ Martinez, "Mando"/ Herrero/ et al. SP: Eltife

Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty.


HB 1114 (LC)Gonzales, Larry SP: Bettencourt

Relating to the authority with whom certain political committees must file reports of political contributions and expenditures.


HB 1128 (LC)Fletcher SP: Taylor, Van

Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for recipients of the Combat Action Badge, Medal, or Ribbon.


HB 1170 (CS) (LC)Farney/ Villalba/ Fallon SP: Lucio

Relating to the applicability to open-enrollment charter schools of certain laws regarding local governments and political subdivisions.


HB 1184 (CS) (LC)Paddie/ Anchia/ Villalba SP: Eltife

Relating to authorizing certain utility cost savings and alternative fuel programs as eligible for local government energy savings performance contracts.


HB 1237 (LC)Tinderholt/ Isaac/ et al. SP: Burton

Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 290 in Hays and Travis Counties as the Lieutenant Clay Crabb Memorial Highway.


HB 1277 (LC)Ashby/ Fallon/ Guillen SP: Bettencourt

Relating to requirements for annexation of certain commercial or industrial areas by a general-law municipality.


HB 1286 (LC)Simmons/ Moody/ Dale/ Villalba SP: Lucio

Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.


HB 1287 (LC)Simmons SP: Burton

Relating to a requirement that each state university's Internet website include a link to certain employment data.


HB 1329 (LC)Naishtat SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the payment of costs incurred by the involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness.


HB 1337 (LC)Naishtat SP: Zaffirini

Relating to requiring institutions and assisted living facilities to maintain guardianship orders of residents.


HB 1360 (LC)Isaac SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles from registration fees.


HB 1394 (LC)Burns/ et al. SP: Birdwell

Relating to the composition, governance, and authority of a regional tollway authority that has or proposes to have projects located in counties that are not part of the authority.


HB 1431 (LC)King, Susan SP: Lucio

Relating to the development of a career-oriented foreign language program that public schools may offer.


HB 1449 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Rodríguez

Relating to child custody evaluations and adoption evaluations conducted and testimony provided in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties; creating an offense; authorizing fees.


HB 1549 (LC)McClendon SP: Menéndez

Relating to nonsubstantive corrections in statutes to references to the Texas Youth Commission and Texas Juvenile Probation Commission.


HB 1551 (LC)Howard/ Bonnen, Greg/ Koop SP: Hancock

Relating to money distributed by the School Land Board to the available school fund or to the State Board of Education for investment in the permanent school fund.


HB 1595 (LC)Murr/ Thompson, Ed SP: Whitmire

Relating to testing certain defendants or confined persons for communicable diseases.


HB 1617 (LC)Paddie SP: Nichols

Relating to authorizing certain real property transactions involving the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.


HB 1628 (LC)Johnson/ Kuempel/ Lucio III/ Capriglione/ Longoria SP: Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to authorizing a credit union or other financial institution to conduct savings promotion raffles.


HB 1640 (LC)Farias/ Kuempel/ Frank/ Gutierrez/ et al. SP: Campbell

Relating to the compatibility of certain defense community regulations and structures with military operations.


HB 1661 (LC)Guerra/ Muñoz, Jr./ Lucio III/ Zerwas/ Sheffield/ et al. SP: Uresti

Relating to Medicaid billing for the services of substitute dentists.


HB 1670 (LC)Sheets/ Hernandez/ Spitzer/ Zerwas/ et al. SP: Watson

Relating to the possession and removal of a placenta from a hospital or birthing center.


HB 1702 (LC)Blanco/ Aycock SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the elimination of the fee for the Gold Star mother, father, spouse, or family member specialty license plate.


HB 1733 (LC)Smithee SP: Watson/ et al.

Relating to automobile liability insurance for transportation network company drivers.


HB 1738 (CS) (LC)Isaac SP: Campbell

Relating to the release of certain restrictions on the use of certain highway rights-of-way transferred to a municipality from the Texas Department of Transportation.


HB 1781 (LC)Bonnen, Greg/ Miles/ Sheets SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to access by a sibling of a child separated from the sibling due to an action by the Department of Family and Protective Services.


HB 1793 (LC)Frullo/ Dale SP: Hinojosa

Relating to reports of certain missing children and to the administration of missing or exploited children prevention grants.


HB 1807 (LC)Naishtat SP: Zaffirini

Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to maintain an inventory of postsecondary educational programs and services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


HB 1832 (CS) (LC)Pickett SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to the requirements for and confidentiality of state agency continuity of operations plans.


HB 1846 (LC)King, Susan SP: Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to public comments on federal grants and contracts related to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.


HB 1855 (LC)Rose SP: Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to training, continuing education, and weapons proficiency standards for correctional officers employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.


HB 1879 (LC)Smith SP: Bettencourt

Relating to exemptions from continuing education requirements for certain county commissioners.


HB 1887 (CS) (LC)Muñoz, Jr./ Canales/ Guerra/ Lucio III/ Guillen SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the establishment of a regional center for public safety excellence in the Rio Grande Valley.


HB 1914 (LC)Bonnen, Dennis/ Fallon SP: Hancock

Relating to the frequency with which the Board of Pardons and Paroles considers the eligibility of certain inmates for release on parole.


HB 1924 (LC)Coleman/ Zerwas SP: Eltife

Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate certain care to an intern.


HB 1927 (CS) (LC)Bonnen, Greg/ Faircloth/ Laubenberg/ Fallon/ Guillen/ et al. SP: Huffman

Relating to the procedures for applying for a ballot to be voted by mail; creating a criminal offense.


HB 2019 (CS) (LC)Craddick SP: Seliger

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


HB 2031 (LC)Lucio III/ Keffer/ Hunter/ Miller, Doug/ Workman SP: Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to the diversion, treatment, and use of marine seawater and the discharge of treated marine seawater and waste resulting from the desalination of marine seawater; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.


HB 2055 (LC)Davis, Sarah SP: Schwertner

Relating to the establishment of a sentinel surveillance program for emerging and neglected tropical diseases.


HB 2063 (LC)Oliveira SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the recording and effective date of certain documents relating to nonjudicial foreclosure sales.


HB 2067 (LC)Oliveira SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the rescission or waiver of an acceleration of the maturity date of certain debt secured by a lien on real property.


HB 2070 (CS) (LC)Thompson, Senfronia/ Guillen SP: Rodríguez

Relating to certain requirements for certain facilities licensed by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the department's enforcement authority.


HB 2108 (LC)Galindo/ Guillen SP: Garcia

Relating to a medal for certain members of the military forces who served during the Cold War.


HB 2121 (LC)King, Tracy O. SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the repeal of obsolete laws governing county road systems in certain counties.


HB 2134 (LC)Burkett SP: Hall

Relating to allowing a governmental body to request clarification of a request for public information by electronic mail.


HB 2206 (A) (LC)Crownover SP: Hancock

Relating to transfer of the oversight of the Texas State Cemetery to the State Preservation Board.


HB 2232 (LC)Kuempel/ Farias SP: Campbell

Relating to the creation of regional military sustainability commissions for certain military installations.


HB 2251 (LC)Anchia SP: Hancock

Relating to an established schedule of payments from the foundation school fund of the yearly entitlement of certain open-enrollment charter schools.


HB 2280 (CS) (LC)VanDeaver/ Clardy SP: Eltife

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


HB 2290 (LC)Parker/ Meyer/ Frullo SP: Huffman

Relating to designating January as Human Trafficking Prevention Month.


HB 2299 (LC)Riddle SP: Whitmire

Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain laws concerning community supervision granted in criminal cases, including conforming amendments.


HB 2300 (LC)Riddle SP: Whitmire

Relating to eliminating telegraph transmission as a method to communicate certain information in a criminal case.


HB 2313 (LC)Bohac SP: Garcia

Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for items sold by certain nonprofit organizations through a vending machine; adding a provision subject to a criminal offense.


HB 2372 (LC)Dutton SP: Whitmire

Relating to training requirements for juvenile correctional officers employed by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.


HB 2390 (LC)Bohac SP: Creighton/ et al.

Relating to civil liability arising from an employee wellness program.


HB 2404 (CS) (LC)Anderson, Rodney SP: Eltife

Relating to certain security devices for residential tenancies.


HB 2407 (LC)Miller, Doug SP: Campbell

Relating to the creation of the Comal Trinity Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or surcharges.


HB 2439 (CS) (LC)Smith SP: Eltife

Relating to inspections and other activities conducted by engineers in connection with the issuance of certain windstorm and hail insurance; authorizing a fee.


HB 2475 (CS) (LC)Geren SP: Eltife

Relating to the establishment of the center for alternative finance and procurement within the Texas Facilities Commission and to public and private partnerships; authorizing a fee.


HB 2489 (CS) (LC)Leach SP: Eltife

Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of residential leases or rental agreements.


HB 2499 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia/ Herrero SP: Perry

Relating to the electronic filing of bail bonds.


HB 2528 (LC)Harless/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Riddle/ Fletcher/ Walle SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the authority of a water district to accept donations to fund certain economic development programs.


HB 2547 (LC)Miller, Rick SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Fort Bend County.


HB 2549 (LC)Davis, Yvonne SP: Hancock

Relating to the authority and operation of regional tollway authorities.


HB 2558 (LC)Isaac SP: Campbell

Relating to the length of a billing month for a propane gas customer.


HB 2573 (CS) (LC)Johnson/ Hernandez SP: Lucio

Relating to a deceptive trade practice related to the use of certain words to imply that a person who is not an attorney is authorized to practice law and the prosecution of a cause of action arising from that practice.


HB 2574 (CS) (LC)Johnson/ Guillen SP: Rodríguez

Relating to increasing awareness of the danger of heatstroke for a child left unattended in a motor vehicle.


HB 2588 (CS) (LC)Naishtat/ Guillen SP: Zaffirini

Relating to disclosures by nursing facilities and assisted living facilities regarding certification or classification to provide specialized care, treatment, or personal care services to residents with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders and the authority of the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission to adopt rules defining those conditions; adding requirements for an occupational license.


HB 2589 (LC)Phelan/ Fallon SP: Nichols

Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for assaulting a disabled individual; increasing a criminal penalty.


HB 2598 (LC)Kuempel/ Ashby/ Wray SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the consideration of steel slag as solid waste by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.


HB 2629 (LC)Kacal/ Anderson, Charles "Doc"/ Geren/ Davis, Sarah/ Meyer SP: Hancock

Relating to unauthorized persons at public or private institutions of higher education in this state and to trespass, damage, or defacement occurring on the grounds of those institutions; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty and creating offenses.


HB 2630 (CS) (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Uresti

Relating to certain programs provided to families of children at risk for abuse and neglect.


HB 2645 (CS) (LC)Blanco/ Alvarado/ Fallon 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.


HB 2660 (LC)Howard/ King, Ken/ Allen/ VanDeaver/ Guillen SP: Watson

Relating to Foundation School Program funding for students enrolled in an optional flexible school day program.


HB 2680 (LC)Bonnen, Greg/ Thompson, Ed SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to allocation of money from the law enforcement officer standards and education fund.


HB 2696 (CS) (LC)Howard/ Coleman/ Collier/ Klick/ Price SP: Zaffirini

Relating to a study on reducing workplace violence against nurses.


HB 2706 (LC)Wray SP: Rodríguez

Relating to the value of personal property exempt from seizure by creditors.


HB 2763 (LC)Thompson, Ed SP: Rodríguez

Relating to a study of the current and potential economic impacts of recycling.


HB 2827 (LC)Phillips SP: Garcia

Relating to the definition of homeland security activity.


HB 2828 (LC)Phillips SP: Burton

Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to obtain criminal history record information for certain persons, including employees, independent contractors, and volunteers.


HB 2851 (LC)Parker SP: Taylor, Van

Relating to the limitation on the liability of the nonprofit corporation established by the Texas Public Finance Authority to issue revenue bonds for open-enrollment charter schools to provide educational facilities.


HB 2945 (LC)Alonzo SP: Hancock

Relating to the use of the juvenile case manager fund.


HB 2946 (LC)Phillips SP: Nichols

Relating to certain laws governing the intersections of railroad tracks and public roadways.


HB 3074 (LC)Springer/ Cook/ Turner, Sylvester/ Klick/ Wray/ et al. SP: Schwertner/ et al.

Relating to the provision of artificially administered nutrition and hydration and life-sustaining treatment.


HB 3092 (LC)Rose/ Guillen SP: West

Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide protective services to certain persons determined to be at risk of future harm from abuse, neglect, or exploitation.


HB 3264 (LC)Guillen SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the enforcement of permit requirements for the operation of a domestic wastewater treatment facility.


HB 3283 (LC)Zerwas/ Harless/ et al. SP: Zaffirini

Relating to contributions and registrations for an anatomical gift registry; authorizing a fee.


HB 3316 (LC)Miller, Doug SP: Hancock

Relating to the time for recording a durable power of attorney for certain real property transactions.


HB 3348 (CS) (LC)Clardy/ Schaefer SP: Eltife

Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.


HB 3357 (LC)Lucio III SP: Eltife

Relating to permitted methods for certain political subdivisions to post notice of a meeting.


HB 3374 (LC)Morrison/ Landgraf/ Farrar/ Geren/ et al. SP: Lucio

Relating to information regarding Down syndrome.


HB 3387 (CS) (LC)Krause/ Murphy/ White, James/ Fallon SP: Whitmire

Relating to sex offender treatment as a condition of parole or mandatory supervision for certain releasees.


HB 3404 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Lucio

Relating to a study on providing care to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.


HB 3438 (LC)Riddle SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the transfer of surplus or salvage state agency property.


HB 3439 (LC)Riddle SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the donation of property from a state agency to an assistance organization or a local governmental entity.


HB 3517 (LC)Davis, Sarah SP: Huffman

Relating to requirements governing registration and authorized activities of certain lobbyists; expanding the applicability of an occupational registration.


HB 3547 (LC)Larson/ Button/ Farias/ Blanco/ Villalba SP: Campbell

Relating to a voluntary veteran's employment preference for private employers.


HB 3595 (LC)Morrison SP: Kolkhorst

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


HB 3615 (CS) (LC)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.


HB 3629 (LC)Raney SP: Schwertner

Relating to use and allocation of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenues for certain municipalities.


HB 3666 (CS) (LC)Workman SP: Watson

Relating to the withdrawal of the territory of certain emergency services districts from the territory of a metropolitan rapid transit authority.


HB 3685 (LC)Anderson, Charles "Doc" SP: Lucio

Relating to the employment status of certain individuals engaged in rehabilitative work-training programs.


HB 3707 (LC)Gonzales, Larry SP: Perry

Relating to cloud computing services.


HB 3710 (LC)Blanco/ Guillen SP: Rodríguez

Relating to a voluntary contribution to the fund for veterans' assistance when applying for a concealed handgun license.


HB 3748 (LC)Farney SP: West

Relating to the coordination of educational support services for and information regarding students who are currently or were formerly placed in foster care.


HB 3772 (LC)Nevárez/ Guillen SP: Uresti

Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to construct, enhance, upgrade, and maintain arenas, sports facilities, and fields in certain municipalities.


HB 3777 (CS) (LC)Collier/ Capriglione/ Klick/ Turner, Chris SP: Hancock

Relating to the establishment and governance of certain regional transportation authorities.


HB 3781 (CS) (LC)Crownover/ Coleman/ Zerwas/ Ashby/ Collier SP: Watson

Relating to the creation of the Texas Health Improvement Network.


HB 3982 (LC)Romero, Jr./ Walle/ White, James SP: Lucio

Relating to solicitation of a person to buy drinks for consumption by an alcoholic beverage retailer or the retailer's employee; authorizing a civil penalty; amending a provision that is subject to a criminal penalty.


HB 4030 (LC)Dale SP: Huffman

Relating to applications for and certain information regarding an applicant for registration or endorsement under the Private Security Act.


HB 4037 (CS) (LC)Guillen SP: Lucio

Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax and the use of revenue from the hotel occupancy tax by certain counties; authorizing an increase in the rate of a tax; authorizing the imposition of a tax.


HB 4046 (LC)Alvarado/ Flynn/ Martinez Fischer/ Larson/ Johnson/ et al. SP: Ellis

Relating to the confidentiality of student records.


HB 4133 (LC)Bell SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 23; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


HB 4134 (LC)Bell SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 20; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


HB 4183 (LC)Isaac SP: 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.


HB 4199 (LC)Paddie SP: Eltife

Relating to the Harrison County Court at Law.


HB 4207 (LC)Morrison SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Aransas County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax; providing general law authority to impose fees and surcharges.


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

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


HCR 46 (LC)Farias/ Guillen SP: Rodríguez

Urging Congress to require the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide VA services to incarcerated veterans detained in state hospitals and to consider expanding such services to all incarcerated veterans.


HCR 62 (LC)Springer SP: Estes

Designating Nocona as the official Classic Car Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2015.


HCR 76 (LC)Guillen SP: Uresti

Designating Poteet as the official Strawberry Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2015.


HCR 77 (LC)Guillen SP: Zaffirini

Redesignating Jim Hogg County as the official Vaquero Capital of Texas.


HCR 81 (LC)Peña/ Simpson/ et al. SP: Uresti

Expressing support for the placement of a monument to Lorenzo de Zavala on the grounds of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission building.


HCR 85 (LC)Wray/ Geren/ Flynn/ Blanco/ Miller, Rick/ et al. SP: Birdwell

Directing the governor of the State of Texas to posthumously award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Chief Petty Officer Christopher Scott Kyle.


HCR 93 (LC)King, Susan SP: Fraser

Designating Abilene as the official Storybook Capital of Texas.


HCR 94 (LC)Springer SP: Estes

Urging the U.S. Congress to designate the Chisholm Trail and the Great Western Trail as National Historic Trails.


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