Bills Referred Today for 3/23/2015

BILLS REFERRED TODAY



Monday

March 23, 2015





Committee referral on the following:


SJR 53 Burton

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exclusive legislative duty to support and maintain an efficient system of public schools.

Education


SJR 54 Lucio

Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing the death penalty.

Criminal Justice


SJR 55 Huffines

Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for retention elections for police chiefs of certain municipalities.

State Affairs


SJR 56 Bettencourt

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions of this state a person's inventory.

Finance


SCR 28 Lucio

Recognizing April 2015 as Autism Awareness Month.

Intergovernmental Relations


SCR 29 Rodríguez/ Ellis/ Garcia/ Hinojosa/ Lucio/ et al.

Urging Congress to update Voting Rights Act provisions to protect against voter discrimination.

State Affairs


SCR 30 Taylor, Van

Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to rename the State Insurance Building Annex in the Capitol Complex the John G. Tower State Office Building.

Business & Commerce


SCR 31 Fraser

Designating Hico as the official Steak Capital of Texas.

Administration


SCR 32 Bettencourt

Urging Congress to expedite natural gas exports.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SCR 33 Rodríguez

Designating September 8 as Major Jefferson Van Horne Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2015.

Administration


SB 1501 Garcia

Relating to permitting and restrictions on the operations of scrap metal recycling facilities.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1502 Garcia

Relating to county regulation of the removal and storage of unlawfully stopped motor vehicles; authorizing counties to require an occupational license or permit and impose a fee for the license or permit.

Transportation


SB 1503 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.

Business & Commerce


SB 1504 Garcia

Relating to the regulation of salvage vehicle dealers, salvage pool operators, and salvage vehicle rebuilders; expanding the applicability of an occupational license.

Transportation


SB 1505 Garcia

Relating to expunction of certain criminal records.

Criminal Justice


SB 1506 Lucio

Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine.

Criminal Justice


SB 1507 Garcia/ Rodríguez

Relating to the appointment of a forensic medical director responsible for statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services provided by the Department of State Health Services.

Health & Human Services


SB 1508 Lucio

Relating to reimbursement of county expenses for certain special elections.

State Affairs


SB 1509 Hancock

Relating to maximum penalties for certain environmental violations.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1510 Hancock

Relating to authority of the county auditor to examine the records of certain special districts.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1511 Hancock

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

Transportation


SB 1512 Hancock

Relating to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles fund.

Finance


SB 1513 Hancock

Relating to state funding for certain children to attend certain private school.

Education


SB 1514 Creighton

Relating to the establishment of limited purpose public junior college districts by certain independent school districts.

Higher Education


SB 1515 Seliger

Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to a data center from the state sales and use tax.

Finance


SB 1516 Seliger

Relating to the calculation of a service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class.

State Affairs


SB 1517 Seliger/ West

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

Criminal Justice


SB 1518 Seliger

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

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1519 Seliger

Relating to notice and appeal of an adverse determination by utilization review agents.

Business & Commerce


SB 1520 Seliger

Relating to transparency of certain information related to certain health benefit plan coverage.

Business & Commerce


SB 1521 Estes

Relating to the determination of expert reports in a health care liability claim for the purposes of certain laws governing those claims.

State Affairs


SB 1522 Estes

Relating to designating the fourth Saturday in July as National Day of the Cowboy.

Administration


SB 1523 West

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

State Affairs


SB 1524 West

Relating to the eligibility of certain foster care adolescents and former foster care adolescents for benefits under the Medicaid program.

Health & Human Services


SB 1526 Garcia

Relating to the revocation of certain water utilities' certificate of public convenience and necessity for major rules violations.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1527 Taylor, Larry

Relating to the duty of the comptroller to report sales and use tax information to certain taxing entities.

Finance


SB 1528 Burton

Relating to corporate donations to a charity chosen by a political contributor.

State Affairs


SB 1529 Burton

Relating to the creation and regulation of a law enforcement agency or police department.

Criminal Justice


SB 1530 Burton

Relating to the offense of leaving a motor vehicle unattended.

Transportation


SB 1531 Burton

Relating to the use of revenue derived from oil and gas by the Tarrant Regional Water District.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1532 Burton

Relating to the appointment of an associate commissioner for veterans services at the Health and Human Services Commission.

Veteran Affairs & Military Installations


SB 1533 Burton

Relating to the abolishment of the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office in the office of the governor and the moving image industry incentive program.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1534 Burton

Relating to venue in a lawsuit against the State of Texas or a state agency.

State Affairs


SB 1535 Burton

Relating to procedures to amend a declaration by a property owners association.

Business & Commerce


SB 1536 Burton

Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee.

Finance


SB 1537 Burton

Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to enforce a smoking ban on the premises of certain businesses.

State Affairs


SB 1538 Burton

Relating to exclusivity agreements between telecommunications services providers and property owners.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1539 Perry

Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting milk; authorizing a fee.

Transportation


SB 1540 Perry

Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to obtain criminal history record information of certain applicants for employment and current employees.

Health & Human Services


SB 1541 Perry

Relating to certain reporting requirements for taxable entities.

Business & Commerce


SB 1542 Perry

Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Fisher County Hospital District.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1543 Perry

Relating to the admission of undergraduate students with nontraditional secondary education to public institutions of higher education.

Higher Education


SB 1544 Perry

Relating to the practice of chiropractic.

Health & Human Services


SB 1545 Perry

Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to develop a process for the collection of information necessary to facilitate physician credentialing by Medicaid managed care organizations.

Health & Human Services


SB 1546 Perry/ Hall

Relating to advance directives, including do-not-resuscitate orders; creating a criminal offense.

Health & Human Services


SB 1547 Perry

Relating to reducing certain fees for a license to carry a concealed handgun for county jailers.

State Affairs


SB 1548 Eltife

Relating to licensing and appointment of title insurance escrow officers; changing the limit applicable to a fee; authorizing a fee.

Business & Commerce


SB 1549 Eltife

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

Business & Commerce


SB 1550 Hall

Relating to the provision of bags to customers of a business at the point of sale.

Business & Commerce


SB 1551 Garcia

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

State Affairs


SB 1552 West

Relating to additional functions of a commission panel of a municipal building and standards commission.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1553 Eltife

Relating to the interests of certain holding companies in other holding companies that own a repair facility.

Business & Commerce


SB 1554 Eltife

Relating to the regulation of rates for certain personal automobile insurance.

Business & Commerce


SB 1555 Eltife

Relating to the regulation of transportation network companies; requiring an occupational permit.

Business & Commerce


SB 1556 Rodríguez

Relating to the classification of certain programs as postsecondary education programs.

Health & Human Services


SB 1557 Rodríguez

Relating to a court investigator hired by a statutory probate court.

State Affairs


SB 1558 Campbell

Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain equipment and supplies associated with diabetes treatment.

Business & Commerce


SB 1559 Zaffirini

Relating to an interagency plan to promote competitive and integrated employment for persons with disabilities.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1560 Zaffirini

Relating to chemical dependency treatment facilities.

Health & Human Services


SB 1561 Zaffirini

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

Transportation


SB 1562 Taylor, Larry

Relating to nonpreferred provider claims under a preferred provider benefit plan related to emergency care.

Business & Commerce


SB 1563 Eltife

Relating to the authority of the TexAmericas Center to incorporate a nonprofit corporation for certain purposes and to the tax treatment of such a nonprofit corporation.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1564 Burton

Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures; providing civil penalties; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.

Health & Human Services


SB 1565 Burton

Relating to criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.

Criminal Justice


SB 1566 Lucio

Relating to the issuance of Our Lady of Guadalupe specialty license plates.

Transportation


SB 1567 Lucio

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

Education


SB 1568 Lucio

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

Education


SB 1569 Lucio

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

Education


SB 1570 Lucio

Relating to the use of the compensatory education allotment for a school district's school guidance and counseling program.

Education


SB 1572 Uresti

Relating to submission of reports by a physician assistant under the workers' compensation system.

Business & Commerce


SB 1573 Uresti

Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed on the premises of a public transportation system.

Criminal Justice


SB 1574 Uresti

Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites.

Health & Human Services


SB 1575 Rodríguez

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

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1576 Hinojosa

Relating to the hours of work and compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety.

Criminal Justice


SB 1577 Hinojosa

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

Transportation


SB 1578 Lucio

Relating to the first and last days of instruction and the number of hours in a school day at a public school.

Education


SB 1579 Fraser

Relating to a certificate of merit in certain actions against certain licensed or registered professionals.

State Affairs


SB 1580 Garcia

Relating to studies on homeless veterans and youth.

Veteran Affairs & Military Installations


SB 1581 Zaffirini

Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.

Finance


SB 1582 Taylor, Van

Relating to the designation of certain substances as hazardous controlled substances; providing penalties.

Health & Human Services


SB 1583 Taylor, Van

Relating to classifying synthetic cannabinoid or cathinone as a Schedule I controlled substance under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

Health & Human Services


SB 1584 Lucio

Relating to positive behavioral interventions and supports for students enrolled in public school who receive special education services.

Education


SB 1585 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.

Business & Commerce


SB 1586 Lucio

Relating to disposition of certain unclaimed money by local telephone exchange companies.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1587 Eltife

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

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1588 Estes

Relating to the management of the water resources of the state.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 1589 Zaffirini

Relating to requirements for reporting unclaimed mineral proceeds to the comptroller of public accounts.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1590 Zaffirini/ West

Relating to the establishment of a Texas grocery access investment fund program.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 1591 Lucio

Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation or a regional mobility authority.

Transportation


SB 1592 Lucio

Relating to the designation of certain customer bill payment assistance program costs as an expense of operation that is a first lien against revenue securing certain public securities or obligations in certain municipalities.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1593 Lucio

Relating to regulation of fireworks by certain municipalities.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1594 Campbell

Relating to the allocation of certain amounts transferred to the state highway fund to designated corridors of commerce.

Transportation


SB 1595 Campbell

Relating to money allocated under the federal-aid highway program.

Transportation


SB 1596 Creighton

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

Business & Commerce


SB 1597 Kolkhorst

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

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 1598 Kolkhorst

Relating to an interim study regarding the composition of the Lower Colorado River Authority board of directors.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 1599 Kolkhorst

Relating to the donation of sick leave by state employees.

Business & Commerce


SB 1600 Kolkhorst

Relating to a limit on the award of attorney's fees in certain actions brought against a governmental entity.

State Affairs


SB 1601 Kolkhorst

Relating to eminent domain authority of and safety standards applicable to high-speed rail systems.

Transportation


SB 1602 Kolkhorst

Relating to the delivery of certain Medicaid managed care benefits and reimbursement rates for certain of those services.

Health & Human Services


SB 1603 Huffines

Relating to the storage of certain alcoholic beverages by certain permit holders.

Business & Commerce


SB 1604 Huffines

Relating to abolishing the regulation of hair braiding.

Business & Commerce


SB 1605 Huffines

Relating to an expedited permit program for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1606 Huffines

Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Transportation to increase the use of the design-build method for roadway projects.

Transportation


SB 1607 Huffines

Relating to five-year signature transportation projects of the Texas Department of Transportation.

Transportation


SB 1608 Huffines

Relating to abolishing certain occupational licensing requirements and associated regulations.

Business & Commerce


SB 1609 Huffines

Relating to a study on relocating the Legislative Reference Library.

Business & Commerce


SB 1610 Huffines

Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system.

Education


SB 1611 Huffines

Relating to the establishment of professional charter academies.

Education


SB 1612 Kolkhorst

Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under the Medicaid managed care and child health plan programs.

Health & Human Services


SB 1613 Huffines

Relating to longevity pay for certain state employees.

Business & Commerce


SB 1614 Huffines

Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll.

Finance


SB 1615 Huffines

Relating to the qualifications required of an appraisal district employee in order to testify as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals.

Finance


SB 1616 Lucio

Relating to the composition of the Texas Water Development Board.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 1617 Lucio

Relating to municipal regulation of passenger transportation for compensation.

Business & Commerce


SB 1618 Estes

Relating to certain nicotine products other than cigarettes or tobacco products, including the sale or marketing of nicotine products to minors, the possession or use of those nicotine products by minors, and to delivery sales of those nicotine products; creating an offense.

Health & Human Services


SB 1619 Watson

Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1620 Rodríguez

Relating to qualifications of special judges.

State Affairs


SB 1621 Rodríguez

Relating to a court administrator hired by a statutory probate court.

State Affairs


SB 1622 Rodríguez

Relating to payment and reimbursement of court costs in a guardianship proceeding.

State Affairs


SB 1623 Rodríguez

Relating to requiring the provision of security from certain persons for the probable costs of a guardianship proceeding.

State Affairs


SB 1624 Rodríguez

Relating to a requirement that entering undergraduate students at a public institution of higher education attend an orientation regarding mental health and suicide prevention services.

Higher Education


SB 1625 Rodríguez

Relating to consumer information regarding career schools and colleges.

Higher Education


SB 1626 Rodríguez

Relating to the regulation by a developer of the installation of solar energy devices in a residential subdivision.

Business & Commerce


SB 1627 Lucio

Relating to state and local planning for and responses to drought.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 1628 Taylor, Larry

Relating to insurance claims and certain prohibited acts and practices in or in relation to the business of insurance; amending provisions that are or may be subject to a criminal penalty.

Business & Commerce


SB 1629 Whitmire

Relating to civil liability of a person who produces, distributes, sells, or provides or aids in the production, distribution, sale, or provision of certain synthetic substances to another person for damages caused by the other person.

State Affairs


SB 1630 Whitmire

Relating to keeping children adjudicated as delinquent closer to home, funding for juvenile probation departments, powers of the independent ombudsman, and indeterminate commitment of children adjudicated as delinquent.

Criminal Justice


SB 1631 Taylor, Van

Relating to quarterly reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees.

State Affairs


SB 1632 Kolkhorst

Relating to providing a training course for public school prekindergarten teachers.

Education


SB 1633 Kolkhorst

Relating to criminal conduct in connection with an election.

State Affairs


SB 1634 Campbell

Relating to the Goforth Special Utility District.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1635 Lucio

Relating to the establishment and administration of a program by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for the demolition and replacement of unsafe housing.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1636 Lucio

Relating to financial assistance provided by the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation for the demolition and replacement of unsafe housing and the purchase of manufactured homes by individuals and families of very low income.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1637 Whitmire

Relating to canine encounter training for peace officers.

Criminal Justice


SB 1638 Zaffirini

Relating to training for state employees, including procurement and contract management training.

Business & Commerce


SB 1639 Campbell

Relating to the procedures for municipal annexations.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1640 Campbell

Relating to prohibiting camping and building fires in certain areas; creating a criminal offense.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 1641 West

Relating to developing and maintaining risk assessment criteria for use in determining whether an elderly or disabled person is in imminent risk of abuse.

Health & Human Services


SB 1642 West

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

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1643 West

Relating to the placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers.

Health & Human Services


SB 1644 West

Relating to the right to expunction.

Criminal Justice


SB 1645 West

Relating to the placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers.

Health & Human Services


SB 1646 West

Relating to the procedure for expunction for certain defendants.

Criminal Justice


SB 1647 West

Relating to the use of and training for incident-based reporting of information and statistics concerning criminal offenses committed in this state.

Criminal Justice


SB 1648 Zaffirini

Relating to requirements for the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures by certain officeholders and candidates.

State Affairs


SB 1649 Eltife

Relating to the duties and powers of the office of public insurance counsel concerning the adequacy of networks offered in this state by managed care plans.

Business & Commerce


SB 1650 Eltife

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

Business & Commerce


SB 1651 Eltife

Relating to the employment requirements of a person working as a cashier for transactions involving the sale of alcoholic beverages.

Business & Commerce


SB 1652 Eltife

Relating to the authorized activities of a brewpub license holder.

Business & Commerce


SB 1653 Taylor, Van

Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense.

Business & Commerce


SB 1654 Hancock/ Eltife

Relating to the standard valuation for life insurance, accident and health insurance, and annuities and the nonforfeiture requirements of certain life insurance policies.

Business & Commerce


SB 1655 West

Relating to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board fees for the administration of certificates of authorization and certificates of authority issued to certain postsecondary educational institutions; authorizing fees.

Higher Education


SB 1656 West

Relating to the administration of the scholarship program for certain students graduating in the top 10 percent of the students' high school graduating class.

Higher Education


SB 1657 Watson

Relating to approval of the issuance of Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes.

Finance


SB 1658 Watson

Relating to a study and report on the feasibility, methods, and costs of establishing a Texas low income housing tax credit program.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1659 Watson

Relating to the creation of a coverage summary for certain property and casualty insurance policies.

Business & Commerce


SB 1660 Watson

Relating to prohibited practices regarding unauthorized recordings.

State Affairs


SB 1661 Lucio

Relating to abolishing the death penalty.

Criminal Justice


SB 1662 Lucio

Relating to requiring the registration of medical laboratory science professionals; providing an administrative penalty; imposing fees.

Health & Human Services


SB 1663 Lucio

Relating to exempting certain water districts from review and supervision by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of district bond packages and projects.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1665 Ellis

Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate judge or other judge authorized to hear probate, guardianship, or mental health matters, and the subsequent assignment of another judge.

State Affairs


SB 1666 Hancock

Relating to exempting manufacturers engaged in certain commercial research and development from registration under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1667 Zaffirini/ Campbell

Relating to the powers and duties of, and the application of the professional prosecutors law to, the county attorney of Guadalupe County and to abolishing the office of district attorney of the 25th Judicial District.

State Affairs


SB 1668 Zaffirini

Relating to an online searchable central grant database.

Business & Commerce


SB 1669 Lucio

Relating to the designation of an office in the Department of Agriculture to focus on matters relating to colonias.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1670 Lucio

Relating to the provision of affordable housing in colonias, rural communities, and small municipalities.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1671 Lucio

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

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1672 Lucio

Relating to the membership of school district and open-enrollment charter school concussion oversight teams.

Health & Human Services


SB 1673 Huffines

Relating to the preemption of a local law by state law.

State Affairs


SB 1674 Huffines

Relating to the development of the Interstate Highway 635 East project in Dallas.

Transportation


SB 1675 Huffines

Relating to the repeal of mandatory periodic motor vehicle inspections.

Transportation


SB 1676 Huffines

Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.

Criminal Justice


SB 1677 Huffines

Relating to authorization for a school district board of trustees to adopt or remove term limits.

State Affairs


SB 1678 Huffines

Relating to at-will state employment.

Business & Commerce


SB 1679 Huffines

Relating to certain requirements relating to municipal building codes.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1680 Bettencourt

Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by a taxing unit.

Finance


SB 1681 Huffines

Relating to police chiefs of certain municipalities.

State Affairs


SB 1682 Huffines

Relating to the contract required to be used by school districts in employing teachers and other professional employees.

Education


SB 1683 Huffines

Relating to the retention of unexpended political contributions by and certain activities and benefits of certain public servants, including current and former members of the legislature.

State Affairs


SB 1684 Huffines

Relating to authorizing certain first responders to carry a concealed handgun while on duty and to the prosecution of certain related offenses; providing for a fee.

State Affairs


SB 1685 Huffines

Relating to the repeal of the Texas emissions reduction plan and the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1686 Ellis

Relating to revocation of community supervision for use or possession of small amounts of marihuana.

Criminal Justice


SB 1687 Ellis

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by charitable organizations that engage in or support the planting, growing, cultivation, or maintenance of trees in public areas.

Finance


SB 1688 Huffines

Relating to the Memorial Day weekend sales tax exemption period.

Finance


SB 1689 Taylor, Van

Relating to the reimbursement of providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telemedicine medical services in a school-based setting.

Health & Human Services


SB 1690 Ellis

Relating to the release of a criminal defendant on partial bail and to the procedures governing a cash bond.

Criminal Justice


SB 1691 Ellis

Relating to the territory included in, the composition of the board of directors of, and the method of assessment of the Harris County Improvement District No. 10 and to clarifying the law to reflect the prior division of the district.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1692 Bettencourt

Relating to the establishment of a limit on the maximum ad valorem tax rate of a county or municipality for a tax year based on inflation and the rate of population growth.

Finance


SB 1693 Bettencourt

Relating to the exemption of certain inventory from ad valorem taxation by a school district.

Finance


SB 1694 Bettencourt

Relating to certain exemptions from ad valorem taxation.

Finance


SB 1695 West

Relating to the transportation allotments provided under the Foundation School Program to school districts that permit students to select a campus of attendance.

Education


SB 1696 West

Relating to a prohibition against the use of certain sprays, stun guns, and Tasers by school district peace officers, security personnel, and other employees against public school students.

Education


SB 1697 Huffman

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

Criminal Justice


SB 1698 Huffman

Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs.

Health & Human Services


SB 1699 Huffman

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

Health & Human Services


SB 1700 Huffman

Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; creating a criminal offense.

Business & Commerce


SB 1701 Huffman

Relating to a human papillomavirus-associated cancer strategic plan developed by the Department of State Health Services.

Health & Human Services


SB 1702 Huffman

Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices.

State Affairs


SB 1703 Huffman

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

State Affairs


SB 1704 Huffman

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

Criminal Justice


SB 1705 Huffman

Relating to the testing of a juvenile for a sexually transmitted disease or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) following the filing of a petition and a finding of probable cause that the juvenile has engaged in certain delinquent conduct.

Criminal Justice


SB 1706 Huffman

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

State Affairs


SB 1707 Huffman

Relating to the sealing of certain juvenile records.

State Affairs


SB 1708 Huffman

Relating to the creation of a governor's program for victims of child sex trafficking.

Criminal Justice


SB 1709 Huffman

Relating to criminal liability for certain federal motor carrier safety regulation violations; increasing a criminal penalty.

Transportation


SB 1710 Huffman

Relating to the creation of an additional county criminal court at law in Harris County.

State Affairs


SB 1711 Campbell

Relating to rules which insure that local independent school district selection of non-state adopted instructional materials to be purchased with state funds, is as accountable and transparent as the State Board of Education approval process for state-adopted instruction materials.

Education


SB 1712 Campbell

Relating to additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts.

Finance


SB 1713 Campbell

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

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1714 Zaffirini

Relating to the release of student academic information by a public institution of higher education for certain purposes and the manner in which the information is used.

Higher Education


SB 1715 Ellis

Relating to the offense of passing certain vehicles on a highway.

Transportation


SB 1716 Ellis

Relating to the appointment of commissioners of public housing authorities.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1717 Ellis

Relating to Prima Facie Speed Limits.

Transportation


SB 1718 Campbell

Relating to the creation and maintenance of a registry of physicians co-managing patients with Licensees under Chapter 351, Occupations Code

Health & Human Services


SB 1719 Campbell

Relating to the evaluation of an application for a low income housing tax credit.

Intergovernmental Relations


SB 1720 Campbell

Relating to ready-mix concrete trucks.

Finance


SB 1721 Campbell

Relating to the issuance of the Alamo specialty license plates.

Transportation


SB 1722 Campbell

Relating to requirements for a partially deregulated telecommunications cooperative to offer certain services or make changes in its rates or tariffs.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


SB 1723 Creighton

Relating to the purchase of certain insurance by public school districts.

Education


SB 1724 Creighton

Relating to the storage and recovery of water in aquifers; authorizing fees and surcharges.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


SB 1725 Creighton

Relating to notice of excess proceeds following an ad valorem tax sale.

Finance



Committee re-referral on the following:


SB 788 Eltife

Relating to requiring direct access to 9-1-1 service from certain telephone systems and Internet Protocol services.

Re-referred from Natural Resources & Economic Development to Business & Commerce