Bills Referred Today for 5/20/2015

BILLS REFERRED TODAY



Wednesday

May 20, 2015





Committee referral on the following:


HB 22 Davis, Sarah

Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; creating a criminal offense.

State Affairs


HB 66 González, Mary/ Lucio III/ Moody

Relating to the consideration of the performance of students of limited English proficiency on state assessment instruments and inclusion of related information in campus report cards.

Education


HB 91 Flynn/ Rodriguez, Eddie/ White, James/ King, Susan/ et al.

Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

Health & Human Services


HB 94 González, Mary/ Leach/ Romero, Jr./ Bernal

Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HB 548 Johnson/ Elkins/ Deshotel/ et al.

Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for state employment.

Natural Resources & Economic Development


HB 599 Clardy

Relating to energy savings performance contracts entered into by public institutions of higher education.

Business & Commerce


HB 766 Kuempel

Relating to the restructuring of certain fund accounts of the Texas County and District Retirement System.

State Affairs


HB 838 Naishtat/ Anderson, Rodney/ Guillen

Relating to coverage for serious mental illness under certain group health benefit plans.

Business & Commerce


HB 1238 Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to requirements for construction and maintenance work zones; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

Transportation


HB 1248 Lucio III/ Cyrier

Relating to the renewal or amendment of certain permits issued by groundwater conservation districts.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 1267 Thompson, Senfronia/ Naishtat/ et al.

Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

Health & Human Services


HB 1490 Huberty/ Deshotel/ Romero, Jr./ Reynolds

Relating to public school interventions for truancy and eliminating a criminal penalty and authorizing a civil penalty for truancy.

Criminal Justice


HB 1626 Johnson/ Price/ Darby/ Deshotel/ Longoria

Relating to the designation of certain areas as banking or credit union development districts to encourage the establishment of branches of banks or credit unions in those areas.

Business & Commerce


HB 1666 Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to the liability of certain persons for damages arising from training exercises to prepare the persons to respond to certain emergencies.

State Affairs


HB 1996 Miller, Rick

Relating to holding a primary election for a political party in a county without party leadership.

State Affairs


HB 2051 Crownover

Relating to a volume-based exemption from reporting requirements for certain accidental discharges or spills from wastewater facilities.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs


HB 2219 Coleman/ Morrison

Relating to health benefit plan coverage for injuries related to certain conduct of a covered individual.

Business & Commerce


HB 2632 Dutton/ Wu/ White, James/ Huberty/ Reynolds

Relating to removing a criminal penalty and authorizing a civil penalty for truancy.

Criminal Justice


HB 3052 Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to the allocation of state hotel occupancy tax revenue to certain barrier island coastal municipalities.

Business & Commerce


HB 3175 Simpson

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

Intergovernmental Relations


HB 3237 Frullo

Relating to the authority of certain domestic life, health, and accident insurance companies to make certain investments; adding provisions that may be subject to a criminal penalty.

Business & Commerce


HB 3277 Dutton

Relating to the authority of the office of independent ombudsman with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department in regard to juveniles in custody in certain facilities.

Criminal Justice


HB 3308 Flynn

Relating to the regulation of state trust companies.

Business & Commerce


HB 3579 Alonzo/ Collier

Relating to certain criminal record information; authorizing a fee.

Criminal Justice


HB 3623 Gonzales, Larry

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by the National Hispanic Institute.

Finance


HCR 90 Hunter/ Lozano/ Herrero/ Morrison/ Fallon

Requesting the speaker and lieutenant governor to create a joint interim committee to study seawater desalination on the Texas coast.

Administration


HCR 96 Hunter

Requesting the speaker of the house of representatives and the lieutenant governor to create a joint interim committee to study the issue of advertising public notices.

Administration


HCR 107 Hunter

Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study human trafficking in Texas.

Administration