*************************************************************************** ITEMS ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION Sunday, May 29, 2005 *************************************************************************** ******** CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ******** Conference Committee Reports: ELIGIBLE AT 10:00 AM MAY 29, 2005: HB 1835 Talton Relating to the apportionment of municipal infrastructure costs in regard to certain property development projects. HB 3540 Pitts Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities; providing penalties. SB 1 Ogden SP: Pitts General Appropriations Bill. SB 6 Nelson / et al. SP: Hupp / Uresti / Reyna / Goodman / Naishtat / et al. Relating to protective services; providing penalties. SB 368 Duncan / et al. SP: Hartnett / Luna / Pitts / King, Phil / Dutton Relating to the compensation of state judges and to the computation of retirement benefits for state judges and for members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. ELIGIBLE AT 1:45 PM MAY 29, 2005: HB 3485 Oliveira Relating to the establishment of criminal law hearing officers in Cameron County. HB 969 Keel Relating to court orders for discovery in a criminal case. HB 2423 Puente Relating to the consideration of historic or existing use in the regulation of pumping and discrimination by a groundwater conservation district against landowners whose land is enrolled or participating in a federal conservation program. HB 2465 Denny Relating to a public hearing conducted by the secretary of state in regard to the question of approval of a voting system or voting system equipment for use in elections. ELIGIBLE AT 2:45 PM MAY 29, 2005: SB 1830 Zaffirini SP: Luna Relating to the continuation of the quality assurance fee applicable to intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation. ELIGIBLE AT 3:45 PM MAY 29, 2005: HB 268 Keel / Hodge Relating to the qualifications and appointment of counsel for indigent defendants in capital cases. HB 2525 Callegari Relating to contracts by governmental entities for construction projects and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds. SB 1604 Staples SP: Cook, Byron Relating to the Neches and Trinity Valleys Groundwater Conservation District. ELIGIBLE AT 4:30 PM MAY 29, 2005: HB 873 Dukes Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain displays on property in a residential subdivision. HB 1357 Flores Relating to the civil consequences of certain alcohol-related offenses. HB 2145 Hupp / Seaman / Grusendorf Relating to prohibiting changes in certain prescription drug orders without the approval of the prescribing health care practitioner. HB 2217 McCall Relating to the management of public school land and the permanent school fund. HB 2668 Dutton Relating to the performance by a private entity of the functions of a local child support registry or a child support enforcement agency and to the receipt, disbursement, and monitoring of child support payments. HB 3518 Coleman Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 6; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. SB 982 Van de Putte SP: Puente Relating to certain practices to improve energy conservation in state buildings. ELIGIBLE AT 6:00 PM MAY 29, 2005: HB 872 West, George "Buddy" Relating to the imposition of the pipeline safety annual inspection fee by the Railroad Commission of Texas. ELIGIBLE AT 6:15 PM MAY 29, 2005: HB 1610 Chisum Relating to a county fee for an activity that excavates or cuts the surface of a county road. HB 1800 Denny / Jones, Jesse / Coleman Relating to corrected reports, registrations, and statements filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. HB 2604 Guillen Relating to preferences for veterans in state-funded job training or employment assistance programs and services. HB 2928 Kolkhorst / Cook, Byron / Chisum / McReynolds / et al. Relating to projects that may be undertaken by certain development corporations with respect to business enterprises or business development. HB 3539 Hupp Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Saratoga Underground Water Conservation District. ELIGIBLE AT 7:15 PM MAY 29, 2005: HB 880 Delisi Relating to attorney general review of certain contracts for health care purposes. HB 2481 Bonnen / Hamric / Branch Relating to air contaminant emissions reductions, including the continuation and provisions of the Texas emissions reduction plan and the use of money currently dedicated to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. HB 2129 Bonnen Relating to energy-saving measures that reduce the emission of air contaminants. HB 2572 Truitt / Isett / McReynolds / Miller / Coleman / et al. Relating to the functions of local mental health and mental retardation authorities. HB 2876 Callegari / Gattis / Hope / Howard / Smith, Wayne / et al. Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water service and sewer service. HB 3563 King, Phil / Bailey / Morrison / Luna / Swinford / et al. Relating to the use of anabolic steroids by public school students. HJR 80 Krusee Proposing a constitutional amendment clarifying that certain economic development programs do not constitute a debt. SB 11 Staples SP: Delisi Relating to security in public schools. SB 330 Deuell / et al. SP: McReynolds Relating to the creation of a stroke committee and the development of a statewide stroke emergency transport plan. SB 771 West, Royce SP: Hartnett Relating to tax increment financing. SB 1670 Staples SP: Callegari Relating to a motor vehicle financial responsibility verification program; providing a penalty. ELIGIBLE AT 8:30 PM MAY 29, 2005: HB 10 Pitts / Denny Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations. HB 698 McCall Relating to the creation and disposal of certain materials that contain personal identifying information; providing a civil penalty. HB 1634 Allen, Ray / Hopson / Otto / Blake Relating to arson and arson investigation; creating offenses. HB 1690 Keel / Hill / Frost / Hodge / Nixon / et al. Relating to common nuisance. HB 2510 Bonnen Relating to the regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems and the maintenance of those systems; imposing administrative and criminal penalties. SB 34 Zaffirini SP: Morrison Relating to the tuition rebate program for certain undergraduates at certain public institutions of higher education. SB 39 Zaffirini SP: Goolsby Relating to continuing education in forensic evidence collection for certain physicians and nurses. SB 444 Staples SP: Hopson / Elkins Relating to registration fee credits for the owners of certain dry cleaning facilities that do not participate in the dry cleaning facility release fund. SB 1273 Jackson, Mike SP: Geren Relating to the establishment of the Texas farm and ranch lands conservation program. SB 1863 Ogden SP: Pitts Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities. ELIGIBLE AT 9:15 PM MAY 29, 2005: HB 266 Smith, Wayne Relating to the time for processing certain county permits. HB 580 Smith, Wayne Relating to the authority of a county to provide hazardous materials services. HB 585 Corte Relating to the requirements for the incorporation of a municipality in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain existing municipalities. HB 664 Isett Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal and school district contracts. HB 955 Solomons Relating to the regulation of financial businesses and practices; providing civil penalties. HB 1772 Miller Relating to permitting a general-law municipality to annex land in certain circumstances. HB 1773 Miller Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax and to the use of that tax revenue. HB 2491 Puente / Paxton / Goodman Relating to the administration and collection of ad valorem taxes, including the transfer of an ad valorem tax lien and a contract for foreclosure of an ad valorem tax lien; amending, correcting, and clarifying the Tax Code, Property Code, and Civil Practice and Remedies Code. SB 1142 Carona / et al. SP: Hamric Relating to the creation of a film industry incentive program. SB 1297 Armbrister SP: Talton Relating to the elements of the criminal offense of discharging used oil into water in the state. ELIGIBLE AT 9:45 PM MAY 29, 2005: HB 1225 Puente Relating to the grounds for an exemption from cancellation of a water right for nonuse. HB 265 Smith, Wayne Relating to the time for processing a municipal building permit. HB 468 Hegar Relating to driver and traffic safety education. HB 2201 Hughes / Hopson / Cook, Robby / Kolkhorst / Homer / et al. Relating to implementing a clean coal project in this state. HB 3333 Chavez Relating to the sale or transfer of interest of real property to certain federally recognized Indian tribes. HB 3526 Hochberg Relating to the creation of the Greater Sharpstown Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue a bond or similar obligation. SB 567 Deuell SP: Keffer, Jim Relating to requiring a taxing unit to include in the public notice of a hearing on the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate certain information relating to the taxing unit's budget and appraisal roll. SB 872 Nelson SP: Delisi Relating to a study regarding the impact of niche hospitals on other general hospitals and to certain reports and disclosure requirements regarding niche hospitals. ELIGIBLE AT 10:45 PM MAY 29, 2005: HB 260 Goodman Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship and protective orders. HB 1116 Solomons / Hamric / Truitt / Dunnam Relating to the governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. HB 1207 Haggerty Relating to the exclusion of land from a water district with outstanding bonds for failure to provide sufficient services. 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 2161 West, George "Buddy" Relating to the power of the Railroad Commission of Texas to adopt and enforce safety standards and practices applicable to the transportation by pipeline of certain substances and to certain pipeline facilities; imposing an administrative penalty. HB 2421 Chavez / Villarreal / Castro / Leibowitz / et al. Relating to the use of an employer assessment to fund the skills development program and authorizing the Texas Workforce Commission to develop new job incentive programs. HB 2793 Bonnen Relating to the removal and collection of convenience switches from motor vehicles; providing penalties. SB 52 Nelson SP: Hupp Relating to a competitive grant program for aging and disability services. SB 988 Carona SP: Flynn Relating to education courses required for a mortgage broker or loan officer license. SB 1176 Armbrister SP: Eiland Relating to systems and programs administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. SB 1189 Wentworth SP: Hartnett / Gonzales / Alonzo / Casteel / Dawson Relating to the creation, composition, jurisdiction, and procedure of certain judicial districts, to the selection of a local administrative district judge for certain counties, to the juvenile board in certain counties, and to the district courts in certain counties. ELIGIBLE AT 11:05 PM MAY 29, 2005: HB 2221 Luna / Morrison / Turner / Callegari Relating to the territory of a public junior college district and to the provision of services by a junior college district to students residing outside the district. HB 2048 Uresti Relating to certain online services and transactions involving state agencies. ELIGIBLE AT 11:30 PM MAY 29, 2005: HB 843 Truitt / Riddle Relating to relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate certain communication facility structures in certain circumstances; providing a penalty. SB 265 Williams SP: Keffer, Bill Relating to certain continuing education requirements for insurance agents. SB 882 Lucio SP: Allen, Alma / Naishtat Relating to the Texas Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. SB 1188 Nelson SP: Delisi Relating to the medical assistance program and the provision of related services. ELIGILBE AT 11:45 PM MAY 29, 2005: HB 1126 Uresti Relating to exemptions from the law governing emergency medical services for certain transfer vehicles and staff and to the minimum qualifications for obtaining an emergency medical services provider license. HB 2120 Allen, Ray / Jackson, Jim Relating to the administration and powers of county government. HB 2329 Morrison / et al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds or other obligations to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education. SB 712 Carona SP: Cook, Robby Relating to the legislature's goal for energy efficiency and related energy efficiency programs. ELIGIBLE AT 11:55 PM MAY 29, 2005: SB 334 Duncan / et al. SP: Keffer, Bill Relating to the remedy provided for failure to disclose certain information in certain residential construction transactions. SB 568 Deuell SP: Truitt Relating to personal emergency response system providers; providing penalties. ELIGIBLE AT 12:30 AM MAY 30, 2005: SB 1227 Shapiro / et al. SP: Morrison Relating to enrollment in public and private postsecondary educational institutions, to payment of the costs of attending those educational institutions, and to financial aid and other measures to assist students to pay those costs. SB 409 Nelson SP: King, Phil Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office of Public Utility Counsel. ELIGILBE AT 12:58 AM MAY 30, 2005: SB 14 Jackson, Mike / et al. SP: Smithee Relating to rates for certain property and casualty insurance. ELIGIBLE AT 1:50 AM MAY 30, 2005 HB 2233 Keffer, Jim Relating to state and certain local fiscal matters; providing a penalty. SB 408 Nelson SP: King, Phil Relating to the continuation, administration, and operations of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. ELIGIBLE AT 2:20 AM MAY 30, 2005 HB 1068 Driver Relating to the collection and analysis of evidence and testimony based on forensic analysis, crime laboratory accreditation, DNA testing, and the creation and maintenance of DNA records; providing a penalty. HB 2309 Denny Relating to certain election processes and procedures.