STATUS OF BILLS IN CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
May 24, 2019
Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees.
Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery.
Relating to policies, procedures, and measures for school safety and mental health promotion in public schools.
Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education.
Relating to the reporting regarding, investigation of, prosecution of, criminal and civil penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses, to services and compensation available to victims of those offenses, and to orders of nondisclosure for persons who committed certain of those offenses.
Relating to ballot language requirements for a proposition seeking voter approval for the issuance of bonds.
Relating to operation of the Texas leverage fund program administered by the Texas Economic Development Bank.
Relating to developing a strategic plan regarding implementation of prevention and early intervention services and community-based care.
Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.
Relating to testimony by an appraisal district employee as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals.
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction, including direction regarding reimbursement, and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.
Relating to criminal or juvenile procedures regarding persons who are or may be persons with a mental illness or intellectual disability.
Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and family homes; providing administrative penalties.
Relating to the appointment of a local public defender's office to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Veterans Commission.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and to the operations of certain other entities performing functions associated with the department.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, the conditional transfer of the driver licensing program to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, the abolition of the Texas Private Security Board, the transfer of the motorcycle and off-highway vehicle operator training programs to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of other programs administered by the Department of Public Safety; imposing an administrative penalty; authorizing and repealing the authorization for fees.
Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process.
Relating to the transfer of the regulation of plumbing to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee.
Relating to data collection, reporting, and notice requirements for certain educational entities.
Relating to the creation of a business advisory council to provide advice on economic recovery following a disaster.
Relating to the creation and preservation of certain records of criminal proceedings.
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in and grants provided by courts in the judicial branch of state government; imposing a fee; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to the supervision of water districts by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Relating to supportive palliative care.
Relating to the operation of a public school transportation system in certain counties.
Relating to the public information law.
Relating to awareness of and access to health care service programs available during a disaster or emergency.
Relating to certain benefits provided through the Medicaid managed care program, including pharmacy benefits.
Relating to the administration and operation of Medicaid, including Medicaid managed care.
Relating to the comptroller's access to criminal history record information of wrongfully imprisoned persons.
Relating to the operation and administration of Medicaid, including the Medicaid managed care program and the medically dependent children (MDCP) waiver program.
Relating to the investigation and prosecution of criminal offenses involving the trafficking of persons.
Relating to accountability intervention provisions applicable to school district campuses, including the creation of accelerated campus excellence turnaround plans and the conditions under which a closed campus may be repurposed to serve students at that campus location.
Relating to the operation of the Battleship "Texas."
Relating to municipal registration of vacant buildings in certain municipalities.
Relating to physician and health care provider directories for certain health benefit plans.
Relating to claims and overpayment recoupment processes imposed on health care providers under Medicaid.
Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to retain certain money received by the commission to administer certain Medicaid programs.
Relating to the reporting of certain information on maternal mortality to the Department of State Health Services and the confidentiality of that information.
Relating to the eligibility of certain events for funding under the Major Events Reimbursement Program.
Relating to the jurisdiction of, and practices and procedures in civil cases before, justice courts, county courts, statutory county courts, and district courts.
Relating to the removal of a public school student from the classroom following certain conduct.
Relating to liability, payment, and death benefits for certain workers' compensation claims.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.
General Appropriations Bill.
Relating to public school finance and public education; authorizing the imposition of a fee.
Relating to the local regulation of the sale of lemonade or other beverages by children.
Relating to the regulation of meat and other food products.
Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.
Relating to traumatic injury response protocol and the use of bleeding control kits in public schools.
Relating to the power of certain counties to enact park use rules.
Relating to the care of students with seizure disorders and the training requirements for certain school personnel regarding seizure recognition and related first aid.
Relating to the use of the skills development fund by certain entities.
Relating to the development of brackish groundwater.
Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers and fire fighters from payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education.
Relating to the amount of the health care services fee paid by certain inmates.
Relating to appeals to justice courts of certain ad valorem tax determinations.
Relating to the disposition of real property interests by the Willacy County Navigation District.
Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability.
Relating to carrying a concealed handgun following a mandatory evacuation order issued during a state of disaster.
Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to increase the appraised value of property in the tax year following the year in which the appraised value of the property is lowered as a result of a protest or appeal.
Relating to the issuance and execution of a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses.
Relating to the establishment of rates for certain non-ERCOT utilities.
Relating to authorization for the creation of a county ethics commission in certain counties and to authorizing counties to adopt a code of ethics for their commissioners courts.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Medical Board; authorizing a fee.
Relating to the continuation of the regulation of land surveyors and the transfer of the regulation to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; changing fees.
Relating to certain governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.
Relating to the imposition and rate of the county hotel occupancy tax in certain counties; authorizing the imposition of a tax.
Relating to the issuance of digital license plates; authorizing a fee.
Relating to litigation involving certain defects in school district facilities and enforcement of certain duties following that litigation; authorizing a civil penalty.
Relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking at public and private postsecondary educational institutions; providing an administrative penalty.
Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.
Relating to the eligibility of a first responder for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder.
Relating to the operations of certain municipal housing authorities.
Relating to preauthorization of certain medical care and health care services by certain health benefit plan issuers and to the regulation of utilization review, independent review, and peer review for health benefit plan and workers' compensation coverage.
Relating to the eligibility of certain events to receive funding through the Major Events Reimbursement Program.
Relating to the commencement of construction of a project following the issuance of a draft permit for a permit amendment to an air quality permit.
Relating to certain notice requirements applicable to massage therapy.
Relating to minimum standards and caregiver training for substitute care providers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Relating to the service of notice of a special commissioners' hearing in an eminent domain proceeding.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations, activities, and agreements; providing a civil penalty; authorizing fees; requiring an occupational registration and an occupational license.
Relating to adoption of a uniform swimming pool and spa code for use in municipalities in this state.
Relating to election practices and procedures; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to voter registration.
Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the technology applications curriculum.
Relating to the administration and oversight of investigational adult stem cell treatments administered to certain patients.
Relating to the licensing of, the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission's duties with respect to, and the administrative penalties for home and community support services agencies.
Relating to prescribing and dispensing controlled substances and monitoring the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; authorizing a fee; providing for administrative penalties; creating criminal offenses.
Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program.
Relating to civil and criminal liability for engaging in certain conduct involving a critical infrastructure facility; creating criminal offenses.
Relating to the punishment for certain intoxication offenses, the conditions of bond for defendants charged with certain intoxication offenses, and the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision of defendants who committed certain intoxication offenses.
Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction over and management of the Star of the Republic Museum to the Texas Historical Commission and the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to DeWitt County.
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund and account.
Relating to the investigation and prosecution of criminal offenses involving the trafficking of persons.
Relating to the filing of a degree plan by students at public institutions of higher education.
Relating to the requirement that a motor vehicle dealer obtain a general distinguishing number for a consignment location.
Relating to the assessment of public school student development, comprehension, and performance, including the administration of assessment instruments for that purpose.
Relating to reports by persons involved in the manufacture and distribution of alcoholic beverages for purposes of sales and use taxes.
Relating to the creation of the Chambers County Municipal Utility District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Relating to the creation of the Chambers County Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Relating to the creation of the Rose City Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees.