Senate Floor Action for 4/17/2019



April 17, 2019

The Senate suspended the necessary rules to consider and finally pass:

SB 54 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to a study regarding the appropriate methods and standards to evaluate certain students participating in regional day school programs for the deaf.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 129 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to eligibility for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of certain first responders.

SB 170 (CS)Perry/ et al.

Relating to reimbursement of rural hospitals under Medicaid.

SB 322 (CS)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the evaluation and reporting of investment practices and performance of certain public retirement systems.

SB 346 (CS)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to the consolidation, allocation, classification, and repeal of certain criminal court costs and other court-related costs, fines, and fees; imposing certain court costs and fees and increasing and decreasing the amounts of certain other court costs and fees.

SB 493 (CS) (LC)Alvarado

Relating to the allocation of housing tax credits to developments within proximate geographical areas.

SB 645 (LC)Birdwell/ Hinojosa/ Rodríguez

Relating to restrictions on holders of package store permits.

SB 706 (CS)Watson

Relating to an investigation unit within the Health and Human Services Commission for certain illegally operating child-care facilities.

SB 751 (LC)Hughes/ et al.

Relating to the creation of a criminal offense for fabricating a deceptive video with intent to influence the outcome of an election.

SB 799 (LC)Alvarado/ et al.

Relating to the creation of a business advisory council to provide advice on economic recovery following a disaster.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 895 (CS)Zaffirini

Relating to the language acquisition of children eight years of age or younger who are deaf or hard of hearing.

SB 945 (LC)Watson

Relating to drug or alcohol overdose awareness and response training for residential advisors and officers of student organizations at public or private institutions of higher education.

SB 1117 (CS)Lucio

Relating to the functions of certain urban land bank programs.

SB 1140 (CS)Watson/ et al.

Relating to an independent medical review of certain determinations by the Health and Human Services Commission or a Medicaid managed care organization.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 1207 (CS)Perry/ et al.

Relating to the coordination of private health benefits with Medicaid benefits.

SB 1283 (CS) (LC)Miles/ et al.

Relating to the availability under Medicaid of certain drugs used to treat human immunodeficiency virus or prevent acquired immune deficiency syndrome.

SB 1367 (CS) (LC)Buckingham

Relating to use of project funds of municipal development districts.

SB 1376 (CS)Paxton

Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts and other educational entities.

SB 1414 (CS)Hancock

Relating to fees regarding a residential tenant's failure to timely pay rent.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 1569 (CS)Fallon

Relating to the use of public money and resources by employees of an independent school district to distribute a communication that advocates for or opposes a political measure, candidate, or party; creating a criminal offense.

2 Floor Amendments

SB 1680 (LC)West

Relating to the approval of certain private or independent institutions of higher education to participate in the tuition equalization grant program.

SB 1938 (CS) (LC)Hancock

Relating to certificates of convenience and necessity for the construction of facilities for the transmission of electricity.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 2018 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to abolishing a dissolution committee established to abolish certain county boards of education or boards of county school trustees and appointing commissioners courts to assume the duties of the dissolution committee.

SB 2180 (CS)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the technology applications curriculum and the establishment of a computer science strategic advisory committee to increase computer science instruction and participation in public schools.

SB 2244 (LC)Paxton

Relating to the state virtual school network and a study on digital learning.

1 Floor Amendment

The Senate suspended the regular order, read third time and finally passed:

SB 29 (CS)Hall/ et al.

Relating to the use by a political subdivision of money for lobbying and certain other activities.

SB 205 (CS)Perry/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Hughes/ et al.

Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens and nonresidents excused or disqualified from jury service.

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 851 Perry/ et al.

Relating to the award of attorney's fees and other costs in certain proceedings involving a groundwater conservation district.

SB 2486 (CS)Creighton/ et al.

Relating to a prohibition against certain local regulation of the scheduling and overtime compensation practices of private employers.

SB 2488 (CS)Creighton/ et al.

Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain, consider, or take employment action based on an employment applicant's or employee's criminal history record information.

The Senate suspended the regular order, read second time and passed to engrossment:

SB 24 (CS)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to the provision of informational materials and certain other information to a pregnant woman before an abortion.

SB 466 Fallon

Relating to the eligibility of persons finally convicted of a felony to run for certain public offices.

1 Floor Amendment

SB 903 Hughes/ et al.

Relating to the integrity of elections in this state; imposing a civil penalty; increasing a criminal penalty.

The Senate adopted the following resolutions:

SR 595 Buckingham/ Watson

Commending Callan Nokes and the Westlake High School boy's golf team on their achievements.

The Senate refused to concur in House amendments and requested the appointment of a Conference Committee on the following:

SB 500 (CS)Nelson/ et al. SP: Zerwas

Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction, including direction regarding reimbursement, and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.

The Senate granted the request for the appointment of a Conference Committee on the following:

HB 1 (CS)Zerwas SP: Nelson

General Appropriations Bill.


The Senate left one nominee pending, but confirmed all nominees as reported by the Committee on Nominations.

The following bills were passed on the Local and Uncontested Bills Calendar:

SCR 7 (LC)Seliger

Designating the second Saturday of September as Quanah Parker Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2019.

SCR 18 (LC)Campbell

Designating Kyle as the official Pie Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2019.

SCR 21 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Approving the settlement agreement between the State of Texas and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights.

SB 42 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to residential mortgage loans, including the financing of residential real estate purchases by means of a wrap mortgage loan; providing licensing and registration requirements; authorizing an administrative penalty.

SB 46 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.

SB 69 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to the allocations of money for transfer to the state highway fund and the economic stabilization fund and the investment of money in the economic stabilization fund.

SB 251 (LC)Bettencourt/ et al.

Relating to courses offered jointly by public junior colleges and independent school districts.

SB 281 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the use of certain language regarding a person who is deaf or hard of hearing in statutes or resolutions.

SB 320 (LC)Flores

Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities.

SB 335 (LC)West

Relating to community land trusts.

SB 370 (LC)Watson

Relating to employment protections for jury service.

SB 430 (LC)Lucio

Relating to designating June 13 as Blue Tie Day.

SB 440 (LC)Hughes

Relating to a suit against The University of Texas at Tyler.

SB 442 (CS) (LC)Hancock/ et al.

Relating to a disclosure regarding flood coverage under a commercial or residential property insurance policy.

SB 483 (CS) (LC)Campbell

Relating to permits for certain injection wells that transect a portion of the Edwards Aquifer.

SB 494 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to certain procedures applicable to meetings under the open meetings law and the disclosure of public information under the public information law in the event of an emergency, urgent public necessity, or catastrophic event.

SB 520 (LC)Campbell/ Zaffirini

Relating to the storage and recovery of water in a portion of the Edwards Aquifer.

SB 544 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the administration of federal funds under the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act.

SB 579 (LC)Hughes

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by the TexAmericas Center.

SB 741 (LC)Hughes

Relating to restrictive covenants regarding firearms or firearm ammunition.

SB 753 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program.

SB 822 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the administration of a grant program to support community mental health programs for veterans and their families.

SB 902 (CS) (LC)Hughes/ et al.

Relating to public availability of election records; authorizing a fee.

SB 932 (CS) (LC)Hughes

Relating to the regulation of certain direct sales of food to consumers and a limitation on the fee amount for certain permits.

SB 969 (CS) (LC)Hancock

Relating to the operation of personal delivery and mobile carrying devices.

SB 986 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to contract management standards and information for contracts related to emergency management.

SB 1013 (LC)Hughes

Relating to the calculation of the penalty for filing a late application for certain ad valorem tax exemptions and allocations.

SB 1067 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to notice and approval of the assignment of vendor's rights under state agency contracts for services.

SB 1210 (CS) (LC)Hancock

Relating to the removal of certain alcoholic beverages that become unfit for consumption after a natural disaster.

SB 1229 (CS) (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to a county, city, or independent school district posting election results on an Internet website.

SB 1257 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the investigation and prosecution of criminal offenses involving the trafficking of persons.

SB 1270 (LC)Watson

Relating to the eligibility of certain exhibitions and festivals to receive funding through the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

SB 1306 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to requiring a school district to post on the district's Internet website the contact information of the school administrator primarily responsible for student discipline at a district campus.

SB 1307 (CS) (LC)Taylor

Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.

SB 1319 (LC)Birdwell/ Watson

Relating to an annual report submitted to the comptroller by a county that imposes certain hotel occupancy taxes.

SB 1349 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to authorizing the sale of certain real property by the Texas Facilities Commission on behalf of the state.

SB 1393 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities.

SB 1420 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to recovery of the funds of an estate delivered to the comptroller.

SB 1426 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the establishment by a county of public guardians for certain incapacitated persons and funding for guardianships by public guardians and related services.

SB 1450 (CS) (LC)Hancock

Relating to the delivery of alcoholic beverages from certain premises to ultimate consumers; authorizing a fee; creating an offense.

SB 1467 (LC)Hughes

Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities.

SB 1491 (CS) (LC)Perry

Relating to civil liability of a nursing facility resident's responsible payor for misappropriation of the resident's funds.

SB 1532 (CS) (LC)Hancock

Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations and activities; authorizing fees.

SB 1577 (CS) (LC)Alvarado/ et al.

Relating to a prohibition against the appropriation of money to settle or pay a sexual harassment claim made against certain members of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of state government.

SB 1597 (LC)Hall

Relating to awarding certain medals for military service performed individually or as part of a crew.

SB 1598 (LC)Hall

Relating to hazardous duty pay for security officers employed by the Texas Military Department.

SB 1638 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to early voting procedures.

SB 1679 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to eligibility of certain children for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

SB 1682 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to establishing a contingency reserve account under the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program.

SB 1693 (LC)Fallon

Relating to designating November 7 as Victims of Communism Day.

SB 1702 (LC)Whitmire

Relating to the powers and duties of the office of independent ombudsman for the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.

SB 1707 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the duties of school district peace officers, school resource officers, and security personnel.

SB 1774 (CS) (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to uncollectible fees and costs in criminal actions and proceedings.

SB 1784 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the deduction from applied income of compensation paid to guardians of certain Medicaid recipients.

SB 1801 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to orders of nondisclosure for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution.

SB 1802 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain trafficking and prostitution offenses and certain other consequences of those offenses; increasing criminal penalties.

SB 1819 (LC)Campbell

Relating to designating May 8 as Military Spouse Appreciation Day.

SB 1820 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of impersonating a public servant.

SB 1850 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez/ et al.

Relating to used and scrap tire handlers.

SB 1852 (LC)Paxton

Relating to disclosures required in connection with the issuance of certain health benefit plans.

SB 1861 (LC)Menéndez

Relating to certain public facilities financed, owned, and operated by a public facility corporation.

SB 1941 (CS) (LC)Hancock

Relating to use of electric energy storage facilities in the ERCOT power region.

SB 1950 (LC)Seliger

Relating to the Donley County Hospital District.

SB 1975 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to probate and guardianship matters and proceedings and other matters involving probate courts.

SB 2024 (LC)Buckingham

Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 35 as the Trooper Tom Nipper Memorial Highway.

SB 2047 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to pro bono legal services for veterans and service members.

SB 2048 (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to the use of the fund for veterans' assistance to provide pro bono legal services to veterans and active duty service members.

SB 2073 (CS) (LC)Taylor/ et al.

Relating to a reduction in required days of service for educators in public schools under certain circumstances.

SB 2100 (CS) (LC)Birdwell/ Nelson

Relating to the transfer of a retired law enforcement animal.

SB 2104 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to the creation of the Texas Veterans County Service Officer Task Force.

SB 2128 (CS) (LC)Creighton

Relating to the recording by a county clerk of certain documents concerning real or personal property.

SB 2140 (LC)Hughes

Relating to the amount of civil penalties the attorney general may seek to recover under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.

SB 2182 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the eligibility of certain events for funding under the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

SB 2206 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the availability of certain information regarding the members of the governing body of an independent school district or a public junior college district on the district's Internet website.

SB 2208 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain counties.

SB 2299 (LC)Powell/ et al.

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities.

SB 2309 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction over and management of the Star of the Republic Museum to the Texas Historical Commission.

SB 2315 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Nueces County Hospital District.

SB 2317 (LC)Campbell

Relating to the liability for unpaid tuition and fees at a public institution of higher education due to a misclassification of certain military personnel and their dependents.

SB 2330 (CS) (LC)Creighton

Relating to the temporary authority of certain individuals to engage in business as a residential mortgage loan originator.

SB 2342 (CS) (LC)Creighton

Relating to the jurisdiction of, and practices and procedures in civil cases before, justice courts, county courts, statutory county courts, and district courts.

SB 2390 (CS) (LC)Powell

Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of a person protected by a magistrate's order for emergency protection.

SB 2410 (LC)Menéndez

Relating to the definition of a public entertainment facility for purposes of certain alcoholic beverage-related activities.

SB 2448 (CS) (LC)Perry

Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Lubbock County Hospital District of Lubbock County, Texas.

HB 61 (CS) (LC)White SP: Nichols

Relating to highway maintenance or construction vehicles, certain service vehicles, and escort flag vehicles, including the use of certain lighting equipment on those vehicles.

HB 540 (LC)Leach/ Button/ Ramos/ Canales SP: Paxton

Relating to the designation of U.S. Highway 75 in Richardson as the Officer David Sherrard Memorial Highway.

The following bills were removed from the Local and Uncontested Bills Calendar:

SB 438 (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the repeal of certain time limitations on the award of grants by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee.

SB 905 (LC)Hughes

Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of certain persons obtained for the purposes of voting.

SB 1262 (CS) (LC)Johnson

Relating to the allocation of hotel occupancy tax revenue collected by certain municipalities.

SB 1719 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the allocation of certain state hotel occupancy tax revenue.

SB 1853 (LC)Paxton

Relating to certain workers' compensation reporting requirements.

Committee referral on the following:

HB 18 Price/ Huberty/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Coleman/ Bonnen, Greg/ et al.

Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health first aid program training and reporting regarding local mental health authority and school district personnel.


HB 19 Price/ Huberty/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Coleman/ Bonnen, Greg/ et al.

Relating to mental health and substance use resources for certain school districts.

Health & Human Services

HB 25 González, Mary/ White/ Phelan/ Farrar/ et al.

Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain women and children under the Medicaid medical transportation program.

Health & Human Services

HB 36 Ortega/ Neave/ Farrar/ White

Relating to expedited proceedings in cases involving dangerously damaged or deteriorated or substandard buildings or improvements in a municipality.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 48 González, Mary/ Leach/ Romero, Jr./ Metcalf

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 55 González, Mary/ Sanford/ VanDeaver

Relating to requiring the reporting of certain information regarding prekindergarten programs provided by or on behalf of school districts.


HB 105 Minjarez

Relating to the inclusion of information about oversize and overweight vehicles in the curriculum of driver education and driving safety courses.


HB 128 Hinojosa/ Lucio III/ Lozano/ Thierry/ Phelan/ et al.

Relating to school district notification to a parent or guardian of physical fitness assessment results of the parent's or guardian's child.


HB 253 Farrar/ Minjarez/ Guillen/ et al.

Relating to a strategic plan to address postpartum depression.

Health & Human Services

HB 294 King, Ken

Relating to a petition filed for a place on the ballot for the board of directors of the Muleshoe Area Hospital District.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 306 Herrero/ Price/ Lozano/ Miller/ Blanco/ et al.

Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security

HB 314 Howard/ Guillen/ Bucy/ Morrison/ et al.

Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of school who are pregnant or who are parents and to reporting through the Public Education Information Management System.


HB 350 Blanco/ Capriglione/ Dean/ Minjarez

Relating to the composition of the cybersecurity council.

Business & Commerce

HB 381 Holland/ Patterson/ Johnson, Jarvis/ King, Phil/ Lang/ et al.

Relating to eligibility for the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument.

Criminal Justice

HB 387 Cortez

Relating to submission of reports by an advanced practice registered nurse under the workers' compensation system.

Business & Commerce

HB 392 Blanco

Relating to long-term care insurance for state employees.

State Affairs

HB 402 Thompson, Senfronia SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act.

Business & Commerce

HB 410 White/ Bailes

Relating to the regulation of certain low-volume livestock processing establishments.

Health & Human Services

HB 448 Turner, Chris/ Thierry/ Zerwas/ Bernal/ Sheffield/ et al.

Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.


HB 488 Springer

Relating to the protection of public freshwater areas.

Water & Rural Affairs

HB 515 Bailes

Relating to the establishment and operation of certain private family cemeteries.

Business & Commerce

HB 541 González, Mary/ Walle/ Toth

Relating to the right to express breast milk.

State Affairs

HB 548 Canales

Relating to reporting certain truancy information through the Public Education Information Management System.


HB 663 King, Ken

Relating to a continuing review and revision of the essential knowledge and skills of the public school foundation curriculum and proclamations for the production of instructional materials.


HB 684 Clardy/ Middleton/ Klick/ et al.

Relating to the development of a seizure action plan for certain students enrolled in public schools and training for certain school personnel regarding seizure disorders.


HB 791 Huberty/ Springer/ Ashby/ King, Ken/ Guillen

Relating to the definition of volunteer fire department for purposes of certain motor fuel tax exemptions.


HB 799 Landgraf/ Craddick/ Darby/ Canales

Relating to liability for certain damage caused by vehicles exceeding maximum height limitations; creating a criminal offense.


HB 852 Holland/ Shaheen/ Guillen/ Harris/ et al.

Relating to information a municipality may consider in determining the amount of certain building permit and inspection fees.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 892 Kuempel/ Deshotel/ Bailes/ Dean/ Collier/ et al.

Relating to county regulation of game rooms.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 929 Anchia/ Blanco

Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security

HB 961 Howard/ King, Ken

Relating to the membership and training course requirements of a public school concussion oversight team and the removal of a public school student from an interscholastic athletic activity on the basis of a suspected concussion.


HB 1000 Paddie/ Price/ Phelan/ Nevárez/ Springer/ et al.

Relating to rural and opportunity funds and insurance tax credits for certain investments in those funds; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing fees.

Business & Commerce

HB 1060 Bell, Cecil/ Toth/ Metcalf/ et al.

Relating to the authority of a property owner to request that notice of a protest hearing before the appraisal review board be delivered by certified mail or electronic mail.

Property Tax

HB 1070 Price/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Coleman/ Bonnen, Greg/ Sheffield/ et al.

Relating to the mental health first aid training program reporting requirements.

Health & Human Services

HB 1142 Lambert

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

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 1159 Price/ Krause/ Meyer/ Minjarez/ Moody

Relating to the acknowledgment of a written instrument on behalf of a limited liability company or partnership.

State Affairs

HB 1182 Goodwin/ Talarico/ Beckley/ Capriglione/ et al.

Relating to personal financial literacy courses for high school students in public schools.


HB 1300 Hunter/ Lucio III/ Phelan/ Cyrier/ Morrison/ et al.

Relating to cultivated oyster mariculture; authorizing fees; requiring a permit; creating a criminal offense.

Water & Rural Affairs

HB 1355 Button/ Paul/ Holland/ Bowers/ Lang/ et al.

Relating to the execution of a search warrant for taking a blood specimen from certain persons in certain intoxication offenses.

Criminal Justice

HB 1421 Israel/ Capriglione/ Minjarez/ Cain/ Blanco

Relating to cybersecurity of voter registration lists and other election-related documents, systems, and technology.

State Affairs

HB 1465 Moody/ Murr

Relating to a study on expanding recovery housing in this state.

Health & Human Services

HB 1702 Howard/ Stucky/ Frank/ Minjarez

Relating to services provided for students at public institutions of higher education who are or were in foster care.

Higher Education

HB 1802 Bohac

Relating to a request for binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders.

Property Tax

HB 1891 Stucky

Relating to an exemption from the assessment requirements of the Texas Success Initiative for students who achieve a certain score on a high school equivalency examination.

Higher Education

HB 1894 Goldman

Relating to the imposition of an administrative penalty and the repeal of the criminal penalty for a violation of the interior designers licensing law.

Business & Commerce

HB 1953 Thompson, Ed

Relating to the conversion of plastics and other recoverable materials through pyrolysis or gasification.

Natural Resources & Economic Development

HB 1995 King, Tracy O.

Relating to the distribution to the Texas Racing Commission of certain money deducted from simulcast pari-mutuel pools.

Water & Rural Affairs

HB 2107 Capriglione/ Rodriguez/ Shaheen/ Kacal/ Lambert

Relating to information provided by a local health jurisdiction on food regulation.

Health & Human Services

HB 2137 Burns/ Herrero/ Guillen

Relating to an application made by certain retired state and federal officers to obtain a license to carry a handgun; waiving a fee.

State Affairs

HB 2198 Clardy

Relating to the use of a perpetual trust fund for a cemetery by certain municipalities.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 2218 Lozano

Relating to creating a Class C menhaden boat license; imposing a fee; requiring a license.

Water & Rural Affairs

HB 2228 Geren/ Cain

Relating to the inspection of certain boilers.

Business & Commerce

HB 2315 Thompson, Ed/ et al.

Relating to evidence of ownership of temporary housing provided by a government agency in response to a natural disaster or other declared emergency.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 2320 Paul/ et al.

Relating to services provided during and following a disaster.

Business & Commerce

HB 2325 Metcalf/ Oliverson/ Swanson/ Bell, Cecil/ et al.

Relating to providing information and communication regarding and during a disaster.

Business & Commerce

HB 2329 Springer

Relating to the dissolution of the North Montague County Water Supply District.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 2335 Walle/ Hernandez/ Raymond/ et al.

Relating to the disaster supplemental nutrition assistance program.

Health & Human Services

HB 2345 Walle/ Paul/ Hernandez/ et al.

Relating to resources to facilitate disaster mitigation, response, and recovery.

Water & Rural Affairs

HB 2634 Flynn

Relating to municipal boundaries used to determine a cemetery location.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 2641 Darby/ Zerwas

Relating to the release of a reversionary interest in certain real property by the Health and Human Services Commission and conditions related to that release.

Health & Human Services

HB 2675 Geren

Relating to the repeal of the provisions providing for the suspension of the collection of certain fees when the balance in the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund exceeds a specified amount.

Natural Resources & Economic Development

HB 2684 Metcalf/ Ashby/ Burrows/ Phelan/ Guillen

Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for items sold by a nonprofit organization at a county fair.


HB 2699 Goldman

Relating to the permit and license examinations for hearing instrument fitters and dispensers.

Health & Human Services

HB 2755 Price/ Coleman/ Huberty

Relating to certain county and public health district fees.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 2778 King, Tracy O.

Relating to the allocation of expenses of a joint election to certain school districts.


HB 2790 Goldman

Relating to prima facie evidence of the intent to sell certain alcoholic beverages.

Business & Commerce

HB 2888 Springer

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.


HB 2952 Guillen/ Raymond

Relating to the establishment of an emergency radio infrastructure grant program.

Business & Commerce

HB 3022 Miller/ Reynolds/ Raymond/ Schaefer/ Cyrier/ et al.

Relating to emergency warning systems operated by municipalities and counties.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 3246 Darby/ Geren/ Larson

Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of certain waste arising out of or incidental to the drilling for or production of oil or gas.

Natural Resources & Economic Development

HB 3366 Kacal/ Bailes/ Kuempel

Relating to the deposit and distribution by the Texas Racing Commission of certain pari-mutuel wagering funds to benefit the Texas-bred program.

Water & Rural Affairs

Committee re-referral on the following:

HB 435 Shaheen/ Thierry/ Smith

Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record.

Re-referred from State Affairs to Administration