Regular Order of Business for 5/5/2015

REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS



Tuesday

May 5, 2015




SENATE BILLS

(Calendar Order)



SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



SJR 26 Hancock

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.


SJR 39 Fraser/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit professional sports team charitable foundations to conduct charitable raffles.


SJR 2 (CS)Hancock/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations.


SJR 62 (CS)Nichols

Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue sources to be used for the acquisition of rights-of-way for and the construction and maintenance of public roadways.


SJR 20 (CS)Watson

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of an individual's residence homestead.


SJR 48 Lucio

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of additional obligations to provide financial assistance to counties for roadways to serve border colonias.


SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



SCR 38 (LC)Fraser/ et al.

Designating Abilene as the official Storybook Capital of Texas.


SENATE BILLS

(Third Reading)



SB 837 Watson

Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities.


SB 1575 (CS)Rodríguez

Relating to county regulation of lots in platted subdivisions that have remained undeveloped for 25 years or more.


SENATE BILLS

(Second Reading)



SB 356 Hancock

Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.


SB 541 Taylor, Van

Relating to the eligibility of presidential general election debates for distributions from a Major Events trust fund.


SB 488 (LC)Seliger/ et al.

Relating to the criteria for awarding the Texas Purple Heart Medal to members of the armed forces wounded or killed at Fort Hood on November 5, 2009.


SB 209 (LC)Hinojosa/ Birdwell/ Campbell/ Nelson/ Schwertner

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Investment Council, including assumption of the duties of the Texas Skill Standards Board.


SB 722 Perry/ et al.

Relating to a disqualification for unemployment benefits for refusing to take or failing a preemployment drug test.


SB 527 (CS) (LC)Birdwell/ et al.

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


SB 177 (A)Seliger/ et al.

Relating to the governance of public institutions of higher education in this state.


SB 1165 Fraser/ Campbell/ Eltife/ Lucio/ Seliger/ et al.

Relating to the express preemption of regulation of oil and gas operations and the exclusive jurisdiction of those operations by the state.


SB 420 (CS)Birdwell

Relating to the creation of a campus of the Texas State Technical College System in Ellis County.


SB 670 (LC)Birdwell

Relating to the Texas Identification Number system.


SB 898 Fraser/ et al.

Relating to charitable raffles conducted by certain professional sports team charitable foundations; providing penalties.


SB 589 Rodríguez/ Hinojosa

Relating to the award of diligent participation credit to defendants confined in a state jail felony facility.


SB 1704 (LC)Huffman

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


SB 380 (CS)Rodríguez/ Burton/ Hinojosa/ Perry

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.


SB 150 (CS)Seliger/ et al.

Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.


SB 1172 (CS)Nichols/ et al.

Relating to the issuance of obligations payable from and secured by the Texas Mobility Fund.


SB 1442 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the standards for boiler inspection agencies.


SB 1441 (LC)Eltife

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


SB 1289 (LC)Estes

Relating to the continuation and duties of the Red River Boundary Commission.


SB 725 (CS) (LC)Perry

Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system.


SB 1043 (CS)Nichols

Relating to the regulation of motor vehicles by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and the Department of Public Safety; creating a criminal offense; providing a penalty; authorizing fees.


SB 785 (CS) (LC)Uresti/ et al.

Relating to requirements for assisted living facility license applicants.


SB 624 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa/ Bettencourt

Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes.


SB 881 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to the dedication of certain wine-related revenue.


SB 802 (CS) (LC)Eltife

Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in public entertainment facilities.


SB 185 (CS)Perry/ et al.

Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities.


SB 1819 (CS)Campbell/ Creighton/ Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education.


SB 1601 (CS)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to railroads in this state.


SB 70 Ellis

Relating to reports issued by the comptroller on the effect of certain tax provisions.


SB 1706 (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to a grant program to fund domestic violence high risk teams.


SB 1939 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to contributions to, benefits from, membership in, and the administration of systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.


SB 1968 (CS)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the organization of public employees.


SB 251 (CS)Ellis

Relating to eligibility to serve as an interpreter in an election.


SB 1596 (LC)Creighton

Relating to authorizing certain private schools to charge fees for processing or handling certain payments or payment transactions.


SB 1597 (CS)Kolkhorst

Relating to the transfer of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program to the Parks and Wildlife Department.


SB 1903 (CS)Perry

Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.


SB 1699 (LC)Huffman/ et al.

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


SB 1125 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Van/ et al.

Relating to the application of the motor vehicle sales tax to the sale of a new motor vehicle to certain manufacturers or distributors.


SB 1945 (CS)Fraser

Relating to electricity service provided by municipally owned utilities.


SB 1092 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Larry/ et al.

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


SB 1348 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa/ Lucio

Relating to the operations of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border.


SB 1294 (CS)Nichols

Relating to certain limitations on design-build contracts for transportation infrastructure projects.


SB 1168 West

Relating to the operation of certain property owners' associations.


SB 723 (CS)Perry/ et al.

Relating to mandatory participation in certain TANF employment and other programs by certain persons.


SB 840 (CS)Watson/ et al.

Relating to certain trailer registration fees for veterans with disabilities.


SB 1845 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to employment of a statewide data coordinator in the Department of Information Resources.


SB 716 (LC)Hall

Relating to the methods of delivery for required financial statement forms sent to certain municipal officeholders and candidates for municipal office.


SB 1205 (CS)Rodríguez

Relating to an environmental service fee charged by an institution of higher education.


SB 1464 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the creation of the transnational and organized crime division within the office of the attorney general.


SB 2001 (CS) (LC)Garcia/ et al.

Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas Women Veterans Program.


SB 1193 (LC)West/ Eltife/ et al.

Relating to the deregulation of hair braiding.


SB 1147 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to leases and other agreements relating to real property entered into by certain hospital districts.


SB 1454 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to authorizing counties to require the submission of digital maps in connection with the county plat approval process.


SB 1780 (LC)Menéndez/ et al.

Relating to the administration of rabies vaccine under a local rabies control program.


SB 1444 Taylor, Larry

Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.


SB 1503 (CS) (LC)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.


SB 1360 (CS) (LC)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.


SB 1907 Perry

Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Water Development Board regarding the development of a market and conveyance network for water in this state.


SB 459 (CS)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to the creation of the Advisory Council on Cultural Affairs in the office of the governor.


SB 1738 (CS)Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to the diversion and use of marine seawater, including the development of marine seawater desalination projects, integrated marine seawater desalination and power projects, and facilities for the storage, conveyance, and delivery of desalinated marine seawater.


SB 309 (LC)Campbell

Relating to public access to boundary, financial, and tax rate information of certain political subdivisions.


SB 1422 (CS) (LC)Lucio/ et al.

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


SB 626 Hinojosa/ Lucio

Relating to the Hidalgo County Healthcare District; decreasing the possible maximum rate of a tax.


SB 772 (LC)Hancock

Relating to legal representation for certain emergency services districts.


SB 1593 (LC)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to regulation of fireworks by certain municipalities.


SB 1387 (CS) (LC)Creighton

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


SB 1338 (CS) (LC)Perry

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


SB 1502 (CS)Garcia

Relating to county regulation of the removal and storage in certain counties of unlawfully stopped motor vehicles.


SB 1577 Hinojosa

Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county tax assessor-collector.


SB 1737 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the designation of a segment of State Highway 83 in Hidalgo County as the World War II Veterans 349th Regt. 88th Inf. Div. Memorial Highway.


SB 2041 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the designation of the portion of State Highway 191 in Midland County as the Sergeant Michael Naylor Memorial Highway.


SB 1928 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the rulemaking authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to provide for the placement of refugees in this state.


SB 779 (CS)Huffman

Relating to access to certain medical test results in a criminal proceeding; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.


SB 1330 (LC)Campbell

Relating to injury leave for certain peace officers.


SB 1086 (LC)Campbell

Relating to a parent's right to view the body of a deceased child before an autopsy is performed.


SB 1517 (CS) (LC)Seliger/ West

Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases.


SB 1241 Taylor, Larry

Relating to authority of school districts, home-rule school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools to establish innovation zones and the authority of school districts to obtain designation as districts of innovation.


SB 279 (CS)Watson

Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit other than a school district to adopt an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the appraised value of an individual's residence homestead.


SB 1468 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to certain communications regarding the appointment or conduct of certain appraisal review board members; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.


SB 1902 (CS)Perry/ et al.

Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information; authorizing a fee.


SB 1697 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding procedures and substances used in the execution of a convict.


SB 1987 (CS) (LC)Menéndez/ et al.

Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and to deaf or hard of hearing driver training for peace officers; authorizing a fee.


SB 754 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the use of money in the motorcycle education fund account for certain motorcycle safety programs.


SB 951 (CS)Uresti/ et al.

Relating to the allocation and use of payments received under oil and gas leases of land owned by the state for a county road.


SB 1735 (CS)Birdwell/ Bettencourt/ Hall/ Seliger/ et al.

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


SB 1252 (CS)Hall/ et al.

Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement.


SB 496 (LC)Watson

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


SB 894 (CS)Taylor, Larry

Relating to the state virtual school network.


SB 471 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to reviews and investigations conducted by the Texas Education Agency.


SB 640 (CS)Garcia

Relating to automatic employee participation in and administration of a deferred compensation plan provided by certain hospital districts.


SB 1523 (CS) (LC)West

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


SB 1726 (CS) (LC)Creighton

Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the enforcement of child support.


SB 1733 (CS) (LC)Uresti

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


SB 1970 (CS)Huffman

Relating to increasing the electronic filing fee for certain courts.


SB 813 (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the use of digitized signatures in certain family law proceedings.


SB 821 (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to references to school in the Family Code.


SB 1727 (LC)Creighton

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


SB 1815 (LC)Kolkhorst

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


SB 1206 (LC)Kolkhorst

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


SB 2033 (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to the powers and duties of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 35; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.


SB 2032 (LC)Taylor, Larry

Relating to the powers and duties of the Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 36; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.


SB 1229 (LC)Seliger

Relating to restrictions on the use of credit card payments to settle claims for health care services.


SB 1485 (LC)Garcia

Relating to the availability of death records of unidentified persons.


SB 963 (CS) (LC)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.


SB 1896 Taylor, Larry

Relating to providing public school students tutorials through the state virtual school network for end-of-course assessment instruments required for graduation.


SB 1567 Lucio

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


SB 1569 (LC)Lucio

Relating to the applicability of certain immunity and liability laws to open-enrollment charter schools.


SB 1483 (CS)Garcia

Relating to Texas community schools.


SB 669 (CS)West

Relating to state interventions and sanctions against public school campuses with unacceptable performance and the establishment of the Texas Opportunity School District for educating students at certain low-performing campuses.


SB 998 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 216; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 1001 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 545; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 2002 (LC)Creighton

Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 111; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.


SB 2007 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 219; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 2008 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 539; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 2009 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 541; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 2010 (LC)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.


SB 2011 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 21; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 2012 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 22; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 2013 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 538; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 2014 (LC)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.


SB 2027 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 149; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 2036 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 218; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 305 (CS) (LC)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.


SB 976 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to certain qualified residential rental assistance projects financed by private activity bonds.


SB 1634 (CS)Campbell

Relating to limiting certain powers of the Goforth Special Utility District.


SB 2028 (CS) (LC)Nichols

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 151; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 2039 (CS)Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 546; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 2037 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 543; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 1034 (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the applicability of canceling an annual application for a ballot to be voted by mail to subsequent elections.


SB 1934 Campbell

Relating to requirements for the issuance of a driver's license or personal identification certificate.


SB 1913 (LC)Perry

Relating to a court administrator in certain counties.


SB 834 (CS) (LC)Creighton

Relating to procedures required before certain condominium associations file a suit or initiate an arbitration proceeding for a defect or design claim.


SB 1192 (CS) (LC)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.


SB 1437 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates and the content of those statements; creating a criminal offense.


SB 1600 (CS)Kolkhorst

Relating to a limit on the award of attorney's fees in certain proceedings brought against the state or an agency of the state.


SB 313 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the required public school curriculum and the administration and reports relating to assessment instruments administered to public school students.


SB 1427 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to authorizing an insurer's deposit of certain money and other assets with the Texas Department of Insurance.


SB 1950 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the fee imposed on certain property owners by a county for the establishment of street lights along a county road.


SB 1585 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to a study on the feasibility of establishing a prepaid investment plan or other product to help citizens of this state finance and access residential care.


SB 1367 (CS)West

Relating to certain obligations of and limitations on landlords.


SB 1650 (CS)Eltife

Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit, including extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations.


SB 62 (CS)Huffines

Relating to accounting for costs incurred by this state as a result of the presence of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States.


SB 585 Watson/ et al.

Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by registered lobbyists.


SB 575 (CS)Taylor, Larry/ et al.

Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for abortions.


SB 586 (CS)Watson/ et al.

Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists.


SB 1267 (CS) (LC)Estes/ Watson

Relating to contested cases conducted under the Administrative Procedure Act.


SB 1396 (CS)West

Relating to the sales and use taxation of aircraft.


SB 1509 (CS)Hancock

Relating to suits brought by local governments for violations of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; affecting civil penalties.


SB 1652 (CS) (LC)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.


SB 923 (LC)Watson

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation; creating a criminal offense.


SB 1317 (LC)Menéndez

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording.


SB 1958 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the election of certain county bail bond board members.


SB 1743 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to expanding the powers and duties of the office of capital writs and renaming the office of capital writs the office of capital and forensic writs.


SB 1582 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Van

Relating to the scheduling of controlled substances and the designation and emergency scheduling of certain substances as hazardous controlled substances; creating criminal offenses.


SB 1944 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to the disposition of a firearm seized from certain persons with mental illness.


SB 58 Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the enforcement of commercial vehicle safety standards by certain counties.


SB 1242 Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to the sale, storage, transportation, and disposal of scrap or used tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.


SB 1788 Uresti

Relating to county energy transportation reinvestment zones.


SB 1918 (LC)Watson

Relating to the use of certain lighting equipment on motorcycles.


SB 2055 (LC)Watson

Relating to the designation of Loop 223 in Bastrop County as the Captain Jesse Billingsley Memorial Loop.


SB 1837 (CS) (LC)Menéndez

Relating to requiring certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities to hold a referendum before spending any money for a fixed rail transit system.


SB 320 (CS)Zaffirini

Relating to the enforcement of certain motor vehicle weight and safety standards.


SB 1511 (CS) (LC)Hancock

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


SB 1803 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties.


SB 1169 (CS)Campbell/ et al.

Relating to suicide prevention training for educators in public schools.


SB 145 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to reimbursement of certain medical costs for victims of certain sex offenses and compensation to victims of stalking for relocation and housing rental expenses.


SB 1363 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of Simonton Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 1679 (CS)Huffines

Relating to procedures for a municipality to adopt or amend a national model building code.


SB 2053 (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to the powers and duties of the Pine Forest Municipal Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose a tax.


SB 2059 Bettencourt

Relating to the composition of the governing body of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.


SB 2056 (LC)Bettencourt/ Lucio

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 148; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 2044 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the creation of Valley Ranch Town Center Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 2043 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the creation of Valley Ranch Medical Center Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


SB 2026 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 150; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 2025 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 147; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 1365 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the territory of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 465.


SB 1345 (LC)Huffines

Relating to quorum and voting requirements for the transaction of business by the board of the Irving Flood Control District Section III of Dallas County.


SB 1005 (CS) (LC)Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 144; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 1002 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 540; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


SB 997 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the road powers of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 182.


SB 839 (CS) (LC)Garcia

Relating to the Generation Park Management District.


SB 1463 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to improving the delivery of health care services to veterans in this state.


SB 946 (LC)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.


SB 208 (CS)Campbell/ Birdwell/ Hinojosa/ Nelson/ Schwertner

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission; affecting the rates and imposition of certain fees and assessments.


SB 1875 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to funding to counties for transportation infrastructure projects located in areas of the state affected by increased oil and gas production.


SB 1424 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the administration and oversight of overweight corridors; authorizing a fee.


SB 1919 (CS)Watson

Relating to the establishment of a variable speed limit pilot program by the Texas Transportation Commission.


SB 1325 (CS)Menéndez

Relating to grants to local governmental entities from the Texas Military Preparedness Commission.


SB 1580 (CS) (LC)Garcia

Relating to a study on homeless veterans.


SB 1583 (CS) (LC)Taylor, Van

Relating to classifying synthetic cannabinoid or cathinone as a Schedule I controlled substance under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.


SB 848 (CS) (LC)Estes

Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology; providing an administrative penalty; imposing fees; requiring an occupational license.


SB 126 (CS)West

Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision.


SB 507 Lucio

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


SB 1376 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to natural disaster housing recovery.


SB 968 (LC)West

Relating to a prescription drug misuse awareness component of the health curriculum used in public schools.


SB 996 (LC)Taylor, Van

Relating to notifying a parent or guardian whether an employee of a school is appointed school marshal and the confidentiality of information submitted to or collected by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement in connection with a certification for appointment as school marshal.


SB 1479 Garcia

Relating to reasonable break times and facilities for school district educators expressing breast milk.


SB 1568 Lucio

Relating to the issuance of interest-bearing time warrants by school districts.


SB 1825 Creighton

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


SB 2046 Taylor, Van/ et al.

Relating to equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League-sponsored activities; authorizing a fee.


SB 674 (CS) (LC)Campbell

Relating to instruction regarding mental health, substance abuse, and youth suicide in educator training programs.


SB 811 (CS)Rodríguez

Relating to providing a translated copy of a student's individualized education program to parents unable to speak English.


SB 1178 (CS)Huffines

Relating to an interim study on an education savings account program.


SB 1259 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the development of an individualized education program for a child in public school.


SB 1497 (CS)Taylor, Van

Relating to educator misconduct and employment sanctions and a requirement that a school district, open-enrollment charter school, or shared services arrangement terminate or refuse to hire an employee or applicant convicted of certain offenses.


SB 1897 (CS)Taylor, Larry

Relating to public school accountability, including the powers and duties of the commissioner of education regarding open-enrollment charter schools.


SB 2030 (LC)Seliger

Relating to the election date of the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District.


SB 1899 (CS) (LC)Campbell

Relating to the scope of duties of an emergency medical technician-paramedic and a licensed paramedic.


SB 1873 (CS)Campbell/ et al.

Relating to requiring personnel of abortion facilities and certain other facilities performing abortions to complete training on human trafficking.


SB 339 (CS)Eltife/ et al.

Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees.


SB 1813 Kolkhorst

Relating to procedures for complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board against physicians.


SB 374 Schwertner

Relating to requiring state agencies to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.


SB 1216 (CS) (LC)Bettencourt/ et al.

Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent.


SB 161 (CS)Rodríguez

Relating to the bilingual education allotment provided under the public school finance system.


SB 1882 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to a bill of rights for wards under guardianship.


SB 2063 (CS)Lucio

Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Safe Home Program.


SB 1362 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the powers and duties and composition of the board of directors of the Bridgeland Management District.


SB 896 (CS) (LC)Garcia

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



HOUSE BILLS

(Calendar Order)




HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS

(Second Reading)



HJR 73 Geren/ Larson/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Sheets/ Anderson, Rodney SP: Fraser/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit professional sports team charitable foundations to conduct charitable raffles.


HOUSE BILLS

(Second Reading)



HB 1219 (LC)Raymond/ Keough SP: Watson

Relating to a provisional license to practice funeral directing or embalming; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.


HB 1443 (LC)Geren SP: Birdwell

Relating to the Texas Identification Number system.


HB 3031 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia SP: Hancock

Relating to the decertification of a certified capital company.


HB 10 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia/ Hunter/ Longoria/ Parker/ Harless/ et al. SP: Huffman/ et al.

Relating to certain criminal and civil consequences of trafficking of persons, compelling prostitution, and certain other related criminal offenses; to the prevention, prosecution, and punishment of those offenses, and to compensation paid to victims of those offenses.


HB 751 (LC)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.


HB 225 (CS) (LC)Guillen/ Johnson/ King, Susan SP: Watson/ et al.

Relating to the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of a suspected overdose and a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose.


HB 975 Geren/ Larson/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Sheets/ Anderson, Rodney/ et al. SP: Fraser/ et al.

Relating to charitable raffles conducted by certain professional sports team charitable foundations; creating a criminal offense.


HB 1926 (CS) (LC)Kacal/ Burkett/ Flynn/ Crownover/ Button/ et al. SP: Fraser

Relating to the operations of a municipally owned utility or municipal power agency; affecting a provision that is subject to criminal penalties; providing authority to issue bonds.


HB 4 Huberty/ Deshotel/ King, Ken/ Giddings/ Ashby/ et al. SP: Campbell

Relating to a high quality prekindergarten program provided by public school districts.


HB 280 (LC)Simmons/ Capriglione SP: Perry

Relating to the information required to be posted by the Texas Water Development Board on the board's Internet website regarding the use of the state water implementation fund for Texas.


HB 949 (LC)Lucio III SP: Perry

Relating to the obligation of certain retail public utilities to mitigate their system water loss.


HB 1016 (LC)King, Tracy O. SP: Uresti

Relating to the designation of certain river or stream segments as being of unique ecological value.


HB 1042 (LC)Frank/ Springer SP: Estes

Relating to the designation of a site of unique value for the construction of a reservoir.


HB 1224 (LC)Lucio III SP: Perry

Relating to the purposes for which the assets of certain revolving funds administered by the Texas Water Development Board may be used.


HB 1934 (LC)Kacal SP: Perry

Relating to the Beef Promotion and Research Council of Texas.


HB 2022 (LC)Smith SP: Eltife

Relating to the maximum capacity of a container of wine sold to a retail dealer; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty.


HB 824 (LC)Kuempel SP: Eltife

Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages to customers of a package store during certain hours.


HB 389 (LC)Bell/ Keough/ Metcalf

Relating to the Montgomery County Hospital District.


HB 2679 (LC)Flynn

Relating to the powers of a public facility corporation.


HB 2809 (LC)Anderson, Charles "Doc"/ Kacal

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


HB 3081 (LC)Thompson, Ed

Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 68; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.


HB 2200 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to the powers of the Greater Greenspoint Management District of Harris County.


HB 908 (LC)Phillips SP: Estes

Relating to the continuation and duties of the Red River Boundary Commission.


HB 1606 (LC)Burkett/ Price/ Raymond/ Dutton/ Gonzales, Larry/ et al. SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Investment Council, including assumption of the duties of the Texas Skill Standards Board.


HB 931 (LC)Murphy SP: Bettencourt/ et al.

Relating to an individual's eligibility to receive unemployment compensation benefits on the individual's waiting period claim.


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(CS)COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE
(LC)RECOMMENDED FOR LOCAL CALENDAR