Regular Order of Business for 3/26/2019



March 26, 2019


(Calendar Order)


(Second Reading)

SJR 30 Hughes

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 24 (CS)Kolkhorst/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ Flores/ Hinojosa/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.


(Second Reading)

SB 409 Hughes

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

SB 2 (CS)Bettencourt/ Creighton/ Hancock/ Paxton/ Taylor/ et al.

Relating to ad valorem taxation.

SB 15 (CS)Creighton/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ et al.

Relating to a prohibition against certain local regulation of private employers.

SB 177 (LC)Perry

Relating to a petition filed for a place on the ballot as a candidate for the board of directors of the Wilbarger County Hospital District.

SB 235 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to propose a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district.

SB 416 (LC)Huffman

Relating to legal counsel provided by the attorney general to a political subdivision subject to a declared state of disaster.

SB 415 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the entry of a plea by defendants charged with certain misdemeanors involving family violence.

SB 341 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the appointment of an attorney pro tem for certain criminal proceedings.

SB 234 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the right to vacate and avoid residential lease liability following the occurrence of family violence.

SB 201 (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for certain offenses committed in a disaster area or an evacuated area.

SB 192 (LC)Perry

Relating to the transfer of certain probate proceedings to the county in which the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate resides.

SB 225 Flores

Relating to the issuance of Army of Occupation Medal specialty license plates; providing an exemption from a fee.

SB 228 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 281 as the Corporal Roel Garcia Memorial Highway.

SB 240 (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the issuance of F-35 fighter jet specialty license plates.

SB 356 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.

SB 71 (CS)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the establishment of a statewide telehealth center for sexual assault forensic medical examination.

SB 72 (CS)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the establishment and duties of the human trafficking prevention coordinating council.

SB 175 (CS) (LC)Perry

Relating to eminent domain reporting requirements for certain entities.

SB 212 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to a reporting requirement for certain incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking at certain public and private institutions of higher education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing administrative penalties.

SB 498 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ Alvarado/ et al.

Relating to a commercial landlord's or tenant's remedies regarding certain unlawful activities in a multiunit commercial property.

SB 73 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to personal information that may be omitted from certain records and licenses.

SB 337 (LC)West

Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to regulate construction and renovation of structures owned by certain counties.

SB 295 (CS) (LC)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense.

SB 124 (LC)West

Relating to the authority of a county to require electronic bids or proposals for competitive bidding.

SB 552 (LC)Schwertner/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ Fallon/ et al.

Relating to notice of a property owner's rights relating to the examination or survey of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

SB 557 (LC)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to use of the electronic funds transfer system operated by the comptroller.

SB 666 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the reporting, maintenance, and use of certain misdemeanor conviction information for purposes of the databases used in a federal firearm background check.

SB 874 (LC)Huffman

Relating to forms for creating or revoking a transfer on death deed.

SB 365 (LC)Watson

Relating to bonds issued by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.

SB 575 (LC)Perry

Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 84 in Lubbock County as the Trooper Jerry Don Davis Memorial Highway.

SB 450 (LC)Powell

Relating to the deadline for certain economic development corporations to file a certain report with the comptroller.

SB 496 (LC)Perry

Relating to factors the Texas Historical Commission considers in reviewing an application for a grant or loan through the historic courthouse preservation program.

SB 533 (LC)Birdwell

Relating to the severance tax exemption for oil and gas produced from certain inactive wells.

SB 925 (LC)Flores

Relating to calculation of daily production for purposes of the oil and gas production tax credits for low-producing wells and leases.

SB 559 (CS) (LC)Miles

Relating to patient records regarding maternal death.

SB 323 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to the review of ballot proposition language for certain political subdivision elections.

SB 361 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to certain contracts for the transfer of a pet.

SB 421 (CS)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

SB 449 (LC)Creighton

Relating to testimony by an appraisal district employee as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals.

SB 1006 Bettencourt/ Creighton/ Hancock/ Paxton/ et al.

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount.

SB 956 (LC)Bettencourt

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

SB 955 (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to the matters that a taxing unit is entitled to challenge before an appraisal review board.

SB 677 (CS) (LC)Hall

Relating to the regulation of beekeeping; imposing fees and authorizing other fees; expanding the applicability of an occupational permit.

SB 633 (CS)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to an initiative to increase the capacity of local mental health authorities to provide access to mental health services in certain counties.

SB 195 (CS) (LC)Perry

Relating to collecting and reporting by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the Health and Human Services Commission of certain information relating to certain alcohol and controlled substance use and treatment.

SB 568 (CS)Huffman

Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and family homes; providing administrative penalties.

SB 632 (CS)Kolkhorst

Relating to the composition of the governing bodies and the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to sheriffs, their representatives, and local law enforcement agencies.

SB 89 (LC)Hall/ et al.

Relating to a ribbon for certain members of the military forces who served in support of operations to secure the Texas border.

SB 1287 (LC)Campbell

Relating to the composition of the Homeland Security Council.

SB 923 (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business; creating a criminal offense.

SB 827 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the transfer of civil cases by the judicial panel on multidistrict litigation.

SB 702 (LC)Bettencourt/ et al.

Relating to the authorization and reporting of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities.

SB 667 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to guardianships, management trusts, and certain other procedures and proceedings for persons who are incapacitated.

SB 20 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ Alvarado/ Bettencourt/ Campbell/ Flores/ et al.

Relating to the prevention of, prosecution of, penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses and to orders of nondisclosure for persons who committed certain of those offenses; regulating occupations and property to prevent and respond to those criminal offenses, including requiring a student occupational permit for those purposes; authorizing fees; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

SB 687 (LC)Perry

Relating to the use of information obtained by a person from the comptroller that relates to a taxpayer subject to an audit by the comptroller.

SB 68 (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to strategic fiscal reviews of state agencies and programs.

SB 366 (LC)Watson

Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists and to monetary limits on expenditures by lobbyists.

SB 548 Birdwell/ Bettencourt/ Campbell/ Creighton/ Flores/ et al.

Relating to complaints filed with and certain other filings submitted to the Texas Ethics Commission.

SB 1273 (CS) (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for certain amusement services.

SB 872 (LC)Perry

Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Gateway Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 1041 (LC)Taylor

Relating to the deadline by which the Texas Water Development Board is required to identify and designate brackish groundwater production zones for certain areas of the state.

SB 942 (CS)Johnson/ Perry

Relating to the use of money in the state water pollution control revolving fund.

SB 385 (LC)Nelson

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

SB 386 (LC)Nelson

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

SB 428 (LC)Lucio

Relating to a study of using a single intake form for state and federal disaster assistance.

SB 642 (LC)Johnson

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

SB 857 Lucio

Relating to requiring training for certain emergency management coordinators.

SB 22 (CS)Campbell/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Creighton/ et al.

Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.

SB 636 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.

SB 1271 (LC)Watson

Relating to the issuance of Keep Austin Weird specialty license plates.

SB 1092 (LC)Nichols

Relating to certain contracts requiring competitive bidding by the Texas Department of Transportation.

SB 1311 (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to the electronic transmission of an invoice or notice of toll nonpayment by a toll project entity.

SB 395 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to certain notice requirements and filing requirements in court proceedings involving persons with mental illness.

SB 683 (LC)Buckingham

Relating to the licensing and regulation of pharmacists and pharmacies.

SB 999 Campbell/ et al.

Relating to a state plan for education on and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

SB 530 (LC)Birdwell

Relating to civil and administrative penalties assessed or imposed for violations of laws protecting drinking water, public water supplies, and bodies of water.

SB 698 (LC)Birdwell

Relating to the expedited processing of certain applications for permits under the Texas Clean Air Act.

SB 1082 (LC)Taylor

Relating to the feasibility of creating and maintaining a coastal barrier system.

SB 1587 (LC)Hughes

Relating to the delegation to the Railroad Commission of Texas of purchasing functions regarding the reclamation of certain abandoned mines.

SB 194 Perry/ et al.

Relating to the creation of the offense of indecent assault, to judicial protection for victims of that offense, and to certain criminal acts committed in relation to that offense.

SB 306 (LC)Watson/ et al.

Relating to the release by a peace officer of certain individuals suspected of the offense of public intoxication.

SB 315 (LC)Hughes

Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving the interception, use, or disclosure of certain communications.

SB 26 (CS)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to the allocation to and use by the Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Historical Commission of certain proceeds from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

SB 946 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the designation of a portion of State Loop 111 in Travis County as the Richard Overton Memorial Highway.

SB 1091 (CS) (LC)Nichols

Relating to vehicles eligible for veteran toll discount programs.

SB 1134 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 734 in Austin as the Master Sergeant Jonathan J. Dunbar Memorial Parkway.

SB 1219 (CS) (LC)Alvarado

Relating to human trafficking signs at certain transportation hubs.

SB 1363 (CS) (LC)Nichols

Relating to highway maintenance or construction vehicles and certain service vehicles.

SB 670 (CS)Buckingham

Relating to Medicaid telemedicine and telehealth services.

SB 1324 (LC)Taylor

Relating to the filing of a degree plan by students at public institutions of higher education.

SB 828 (LC)Seliger/ et al.

Relating to the name of the Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf.

SB 1413 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to consolidation of annual reporting requirements of the Texas Workforce Commission.

SB 749 (CS)Kolkhorst

Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal care.

SB 612 Hall/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Nichols/ Watson

Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Office of Risk Management.

SB 621 Nichols/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Hall

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.

SB 934 (LC)Hancock/ et al.

Relating to judicial review of certain workers' compensation disputes.

SB 726 (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to investments by state banks to promote community development.

SB 237 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the criteria for review by the Sunset Advisory Commission of an agency that licenses an occupation.

SB 477 (LC)Creighton/ et al.

Relating to the expiration of a school marshal license issued or renewed by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

SB 244 Creighton/ et al.

Relating to the number of school marshals that may be appointed to serve on a public school campus or at a private school.

SB 2191 (CS)Whitmire

Relating to the confinement of a defendant pending trial and detention or placement of a juvenile offender.

SB 479 (CS) (LC)Watson/ et al.

Relating to the inclusion in the definition of a medical and dental unit of the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin and the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and the participation of those schools in certain programs and funding.

SB 345 (CS)Creighton

Relating to the use of land in the William Goodrich Jones State Forest.

SB 330 (CS)Zaffirini

Relating to the award of a grant under the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program to certain students enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program.

SB 34 (CS)Zaffirini

Relating to the maximum number of semester credit hours allowed for and funding sources used to supplement a TEXAS grant.

SB 614 (CS)Nichols/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Hall

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Finance Commission of Texas, the Texas Department of Banking, and the Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending, to the training requirements applicable to the agencies overseen by the Finance Commission of Texas, and to the regulation of certain financial institutions and businesses.

SB 198 (CS)Schwertner/ Kolkhorst

Relating to payment for the use of a highway toll project.

SB 241 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to certain required reports received or prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities.

SB 811 (CS)Hughes/ et al.

Relating to immunity from liability of public and private schools and security personnel employed by those schools for certain actions of security personnel.

SB 59 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.

SB 935 (CS) (LC)Hancock/ et al.

Relating to reimbursement of federal military treatment facilities under the workers' compensation system.

SB 601 Hall/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Nichols/ Watson

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Veterans Commission.

SB 881 (CS) (LC)Campbell

Relating to withdrawals of water from the Edwards Aquifer to supply a military installation.

SB 646 (LC)Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Hall/ et al.

Relating to approval for purchases of property or construction projects by a state agency with self-directed semi-independent status.