SENATE BILLS RETURNED FROM HOUSE WITH AMENDMENTS
May 23, 2017
Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.
Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective services, and prevention and early intervention services.
Relating to the mental health program for veterans.
Relating to inclusion of instruction regarding interaction with peace officers in the required curriculum for certain public school students and in driver education courses and to civilian interaction training for peace officers.
Relating to the regulation of certain guardianship programs.
Relating to guardianships, substitutes for guardianships, and durable powers of attorney for persons with disabilities or who are incapacitated.
Relating to leave policy and procedures for state employees.
Relating to certain required reports prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities.
Relating to the operations of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas; authorizing a trust company to charge the institute an investment fee.
Relating to the administrative closure of certain reported cases of child abuse or neglect made to the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Relating to the office of ombudsman for the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Relating to the eligibility of certain property for certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices.
Relating to the creation of a grant program to reduce recidivism, arrest, and incarceration of individuals with mental illness.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Law Examiners.
Relating to the enforcement of subpoenas and the regulation of pain management clinics by the Texas Medical Board.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, and the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; authorizing a fee.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; authorizing a reduction in fees; providing penalties.
Relating to the designation of Business State Highway 123-B in Guadalupe County as the Texas Game Warden Teyran "Ty" Patterson Memorial Highway.
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas.
Relating to the use of individual graduation committees to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements and other alternative methods to satisfy certain public high school graduation requirements.
Relating to information collected about and purchases of information technology by governmental entities.
Relating to requiring the disclosure of special course fees at public institutions of higher education.
Relating to the regulation of the retention, storage, transportation, disposal, processing, and reuse of used or scrap tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to measures to facilitate the delivery of certain mental health services for veterans.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees.
Relating to reporting requirements for certain skills development fund workforce training program providers.
Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee.
Relating to an expedited licensing process for certain physicians specializing in psychiatry; authorizing a fee.
Relating to municipal annexation.
Relating to treatment and care provided by licensed medical professionals to animals in certain facilities.
Relating to donation and distribution of surplus food at public schools and grace period policies for public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards.
Relating to a tree planting credit to offset tree mitigation fees imposed by a municipality.
Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous regulatory actions by state agencies.
Relating to the provision of accounting statements by mortgage servicers for certain loans secured by a lien on residential real property.
Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.
Relating to the authority and liability of owners and managers of apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and multiple use facilities in charging tenants for submetered and nonsubmetered master metered water and wastewater services.
Relating to the Health and Human Services Commission's auditing of Medicaid managed care organizations and auditing and collection of Medicaid payments, including the commission's management of audit resources.
Relating to access to a residence or former residence to retrieve personal property, including access based on danger of family violence.
Relating to the reimbursement of certain providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telehealth services.
Relating to informal dispute resolutions for violations of health and safety standards at certain long-term care facilities; authorizing the imposition of costs.
Relating to requiring certain public and private institutions of higher education to provide students and employees an option to electronically report certain offenses to the institution.
Relating to requiring certain public and private institutions of higher education to provide amnesty to students who report incidents of sexual assault.
Relating to procedures for taking possession of a child and for certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Relating to vehicles exempt from vehicle safety inspections.
Relating to the deployment of network nodes in public right-of-way; authorizing fees.
Relating to the use of the SAT or the ACT as a secondary exit-level assessment instrument to allow certain public school students to receive a high school diploma.
Relating to administrative completeness requirements for permit and permit amendment applications for groundwater conservation districts.
Relating to the accommodation of a deaf or hard of hearing student in driver education; authorizing a fee.
Relating to meeting the graduate medical education needs of new medical degree programs offered by public institutions of higher education and to the employment status of certain residents participating in certain graduate medical education programs.
Relating to amounts charged to an enrollee in a health benefit plan for prescription drugs covered by the plan.
Relating to the certification of food service workers.
Relating to franchises granted by navigation districts.
Relating to parental rights and information regarding certain intervention strategies used with public school students.
Relating to the regulation of seed by a political subdivision.
Relating to inappropriate conduct between a person and an animal; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to a writ of mandamus by a court of appeals against certain judges.
Relating to municipal regulation of manufactured home communities.
Relating to confidentiality, sharing, sealing, and destruction of juvenile records.
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness.
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government; increasing a fee.
Relating to funding for the operations of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission.
Relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses regarding unauthorized recordings.
Relating to state financial assistance for a school district to which an academically unacceptable school district is annexed.
Relating to photo identification for certain debit or credit card transactions.
Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting fluid milk; authorizing a fee.
Relating to the regulation of banks and trust companies.
Relating to requiring school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to report certain information regarding expanded learning opportunities.
Relating to de novo hearings in child protection cases.
Relating to local health care provider participation programs in certain counties and municipalities.
Relating to the Texas college work-study program and to establishing a program for the off-campus employment of certain students at public or private institutions of higher education.
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle towing, booting, and storage and to the elimination of required state licensing for vehicle booting companies and operators.
Relating to abolishing shampoo apprentice permits and shampoo specialty certificates.
Relating to the permissible uses of the floodplain management account.
Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain property and services.
Relating to the release of a child taken into possession by a law enforcement officer.
Relating to the Texas Physician Assistant Board and the licensing and regulation of physician assistants.
Relating to increasing the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of criminal trespass.
Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to establish homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones.
Relating to the minutes of operation required for public school districts, charter schools, and other education programs and to calculating the average daily attendance for certain education programs.
Relating to the regulation of certain degree-granting postsecondary educational institutions by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; providing administrative penalties.
Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for returning adult students at public institutions of higher education and to the tuition rate that may be charged to those students for certain excessive undergraduate hours.
Relating to state-developed open-source instructional material for public schools.
Relating to the adoption of common admission application forms for institutions of higher education.
Relating to an annual report on state programs not funded by appropriations.
Relating to the preparation, certification, and classification of public school educators.
Relating to an application for the amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity in an area within the boundaries of a political subdivision.
Relating to a school district contract to partner with an open-enrollment charter school to operate a district campus.
Relating to the administrative judicial regions in this state.
Relating to state agency information security plans, information technology employees, and online and mobile applications.
Relating to posting notice of self-help resources on the Internet website of a state court and in the office of the court clerk.
Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses.
Relating to eligibility requirements for registration as an interior designer.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations and activities.
Relating to the titling of motor vehicles; creating a criminal offense and authorizing fees.
Relating to the duties of school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, the Texas Education Agency, and the Texas School Safety Center regarding multihazard emergency operations plans and other school safety measures.
Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.
Relating to efforts to facilitate the completion by students of undergraduate certificate and degree programs.
Relating to certain real estate sales, brokerage, and advertising activities, certain functions of the Texas Real Estate Commission, and the authorization of a ground lease with the Texas Facilities Commission to construct or maintain a building.
Relating to an increase in and the use of the fee for permits issued for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo in Hidalgo County.
Relating to the resolution of disputes or errors involving the ad valorem taxation of the same property by multiple taxing units of the same type as a result of disputed, overlapping, or erroneously applied boundaries.