*************************************************************************** LOCAL, CONSENT, AND RESOLUTIONS CALENDAR Friday, April 29, 2005 9:00 A.M. *************************************************************************** **********HOUSE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS********** HB 161 McCall / Strama / Edwards / Paxton Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for nonvehicular fuel cells. HB 175 Chisum Relating to allowing a lodge or other local organization affiliated with a grand lodge or similar charitable or benevolent institution or order incorporated under state law to hold a charitable raffle. HB 312 McReynolds Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem taxation as timber land that is claimed as part of a residence homestead or diverted to certain other uses. HB 381 Kolkhorst Relating to the service area of the Blinn College District. HB 506 Hilderbran Relating to hunting on or over certain submerged land; providing a penalty. HB 703 Elkins Relating to the deferral of adjudication in cases involving certain misdemeanor traffic offenses. HB 788 Hardcastle Relating to the jurisdiction of the district court and the transfer of cases from the county courts in the 50th Judicial District to the district court. HB 831 Gonzales / Hartnett Relating to the eligibility of certain appellate judges to retire with full benefits. HB 841 Kolkhorst Relating to the rates charged by a municipally owned utility to certain recreational vehicle parks for potable water or wastewater service. HB 868 Ritter Relating to the establishment of a Center for Excellence in Deaf Studies and Deaf Education at Lamar University. HB 1118 Eiland Relating to operating a motor vehicle with a person riding in a boat or personal watercraft being drawn by the vehicle; creating an offense. HB 1244 Hopson Relating to specialty license plates for classic travel trailers. HB 1248 Villarreal / Leibowitz Relating to erecting an off-premise sign adjacent to and visible from certain roads. HB 1255 Coleman Relating to an increased penalty for certain privileged parking offenses. HB 1274 Hardcastle Relating to the service area of the Ranger Junior College District. HB 1391 Leibowitz / et al. Relating to the creation and availability of a list of builders who provide certain types of building services. HB 1398 Jackson, Jim Relating to the waiver of penalties and interest on a delinquent ad valorem tax. HB 1403 Deshotel Relating to the board of port commissioners of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County. HB 1409 Coleman / Hegar Relating to the authority to change the name of component institutions of The Texas A&M University System. HB 1455 King, Tracy Relating to hospital and medical care required to be provided by the Maverick County Hospital District. HB 1458 Bailey Relating to the creation of the Airline Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue a bond or similar obligation. HB 1508 Denny Relating to reporting of expenditures by persons registered as lobbyists. HB 1606 Thompson Relating to the level of municipal participation in contracts with developers for public improvements. HB 1647 Hughes Relating to the appointment of a campaign treasurer and the filing of reports by a political party's county executive committee that accepts or makes a certain amount of political contributions or expenditures. HB 1653 Chisum Relating to the approval, certification, and oversight of the private sector prison industries program. HB 1659 Chavez Relating to the designation of certain areas of this state as enterprise zones under the enterprise zone program. HB 1698 Puente Relating to the authority of certain municipal electric utilities to invest funds held in a decommissioning trust. HB 1800 Denny / Jones, Jesse Relating to corrected reports, registrations, and statements filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. HB 1893 Eiland Relating to authorizing a consumer credit reporting agency to provide certain information if the information is needed to avoid a violation of federal law. HB 1997 Keffer, Jim Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Eleventh Court of Appeals District. HB 2027 Hilderbran Relating to the use of certain weapons in or on the beds or banks of certain rivers and streams in particular counties; providing a penalty. HB 2045 Puente Relating to incorporation of a water supply and sewer service corporation as a nonprofit corporation. HB 2068 Anderson Relating to the designation of certain state agencies as voter registration agencies. HB 2069 Anderson Relating to contracts to provide election services to a political party. HB 2071 Rose Relating to the designation of U.S. Highway 281 as the American Legion Memorial Highway. HB 2200 Thompson Relating to the appointment of certified court interpreters. HB 2202 Hughes Relating to prohibited conflicts of interest of registered lobbyists. HB 2243 Jackson, Jim Relating to the regulation of locksmiths and locksmith companies under the Private Security Act. HB 2257 Gallego Relating to the speed limit on certain highways in rural counties. HB 2293 Cook, Robby Relating to the disposition of seized weapons. HB 2322 Anchia / et al. Relating to the electronic administration of state funds used for voter registration. HB 2335 Corte Relating to certain duties of state agencies with regard to members of the United States armed forces and their dependents and the communities in which they reside. HB 2348 Raymond Relating to construction on a highway under the jurisdiction of the Texas Department of Transportation by certain transit departments. HB 2374 McClendon Relating to the retirement system for firefighters and police officers in certain municipalities. HB 2401 Campbell / et al. Relating to the eligibility of certain spouses of military personnel for unemployment compensation. HB 2414 Keffer, Jim Relating to jury service in certain counties. HB 2466 Swinford Relating to recycling market development. HB 2518 Coleman / et al. Relating to the requirements of a mental health court program. HB 2574 Hamric Relating to the waiver of civil process continuing education requirements for constables and deputy constables by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. HB 2581 Solomons Relating to the regulation of a perpetual care cemetery and the sale of interment rights in a mausoleum before completion of construction. HB 2622 Phillips Relating to boating safety. HB 2656 Krusee Relating to the establishment of a state airport in Central Texas by the Texas Department of Transportation. HB 2671 Hughes Relating to the assignment of certain visiting judges. HB 2685 Gallego Relating to the acceptance of gratuities by certain employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department. HB 2746 Deshotel Relating to the examination requirements for mold assessors and remediators. HB 2807 Morrison / Berman / Corte / Escobar Relating to vouchers for tuition and required fees at certain institutions of higher education for students who sound "Taps" at a veteran's funeral. HB 2828 Hamric Relating to the powers and duties of a navigation district or port authority. HB 2900 Hilderbran Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for burial in the state cemetery. HB 2918 Kuempel Relating to resumption of employment within the Texas Municipal Retirement System by a person who has filed an application for retirement. HB 2942 Eiland Relating to license fees for commercial fish dealers and shrimp boats. HB 3113 Corte Relating to performance incentive awards for certain employees of state agencies who provide services to veterans. HB 3163 Noriega, Melissa Relating to the membership of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission. HB 3227 Swinford Relating to the management of state agency vehicle fleets. HB 3262 Escobar Relating to the validation of a governmental act or proceeding of the Town of South Padre Island. HB 3263 Hegar / Howard / Olivo Relating to the powers and duties of the district attorney and county attorney in Fort Bend County. HB 3485 Oliveira Relating to the establishment of criminal law hearing officers in Cameron County. **********SENATE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS********** SB 129 Barrientos SP: Dukes Relating to certain exceptions to the requirement that the operator of a motor vehicle operated on a turnpike project pay the proper toll or the full amount of the toll. SB 177 Brimer SP: Veasey Relating to the composition of a board of adjustment in certain municipalities. SB 541 Seliger SP: Keffer, Jim Relating to posting on the Internet information regarding certain residential property held by an appraisal district. SB 692 Madla / et al. SP: Puente Relating to the fee a county tax assessor-collector may charge for assessing and collecting ad valorem taxes for certain river authorities. SB 1342 Van de Putte SP: Campbell Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain spouses of military personnel.