SENATE BILLS
                             (Calendar Order)

                         SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS
                             (Second Reading)

SJR 5             Harris
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 14 (CS)        Seliger/ et al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing certain counties to
abolish and reinstate the office of constable in the county or in a
precinct of the county.

                             (Second Reading)

SCR 2 (CS)(LC)    Staples
Memorializing Congress to enact legislation to provide for federal
deployment of the Strategic National Stockpile within Mexico to
protect United States border states.

SCR 8 (LC)        Seliger/ et al.
Designating the chuck wagon as the official vehicle of Texas.

SCR 7 (CS)(LC)    Duncan
Urging the Supreme Court of Texas and the Court of Criminal Appeals
of Texas to adopt rules providing for the random assignment to courts
of appeals of cases pending or on appeal from counties with
overlapping appellate jurisdictions and adopt rules determining the
court of appeals precedent applicable in such randomly assigned cases.

                               SENATE BILLS
                             (Second Reading)

SB 21             Harris
Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of
the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.

SB 340             Whitmire/ et al.
Relating to the authority of a municipality to require the removal
of certain vehicles from a freeway without the consent of the owner
or person in charge of the vehicle.

SB 244             Wentworth/ et al.
Relating to priority of payment relating to property owners'
association assessments.

SB 168             Wentworth
Relating to the funding of alternative dispute resolution systems.

SB 148 (LC)        Wentworth
Relating to the exception from required public disclosure of a
photograph of a peace officer.

SB 308 (LC)        Duncan
Relating to temporary successors to members of the legislature
during a period of emergency caused by enemy attack.

SB 186             Lindsay
Relating to suspension of a provisional license for certain

SB 261 (CS)(LC)    Williams
Relating to the creation of a program to educate the public on the
value of health coverage and to increase public awareness of health
coverage options.

SB 490             Estes
Relating to an action for damages alleging professional negligence
by a registered professional land surveyor.

SB 547 (LC)        Madla
Relating to voter eligibility and registration in El Paso County
Water Improvement District No. 1.

SB 294 (CS)        Duncan
Relating to procedures relating to the doctrine of forum non
conveniens in a civil cause of action.

SB 46 (CS)        Nelson
Relating to the establishment of a method to integrate benefits
issuance and recipient identification for health and human services

SB 47 (CS)        Nelson
Relating to the Medicaid fraud reduction pilot program.

SB 609             Nelson
Relating to the establishment of an advisory panel to conduct a
study on the reporting of health care associated infection rates
and process measures.

SB 118 (LC)        Shapiro
Relating to the civil service status of certain fire department

SB 103 (LC)        Zaffirini
Relating to the priority given to the hearing by trial courts of
certain ad valorem tax matters.

SB 346 (LC)        Wentworth
Relating to conforming the law concerning the removal of a guardian
of a ward to amendments made by the 78th Legislature.

SB 347 (LC)        Wentworth
Relating to the appointment of an appraiser to appraise the
property of a decedent's or ward's estate.

SB 348 (LC)        Wentworth
Relating to the availability of judges and magistrates for
proceedings related to chemically dependent persons.

SB 436 (LC)        Gallegos
Relating to the records of a justice of the peace.

SB 438 (LC)        Gallegos
Relating to service of citation in small claims courts.

SB 439 (LC)        Gallegos
Relating to eviction suits in justice courts.

SB 441 (LC)        Madla
Relating to application of the professional prosecutors law to the
district attorney for the 112th Judicial District.

SB 451 (LC)        Wentworth
Relating to the qualifications for service as a grand or petit
juror and challenges for cause.

SB 552 (LC)        Duncan
Relating to the creation of magistrates in Nolan County.

SB 573 (LC)        Brimer
Relating to the award of certain highway maintenance contracts by
the Texas Department of Transportation.

SB 170 (CS)(LC)    Harris/ et al.
Relating to the designation of the portion of Interstate Highway 20
inside Dallas and Tarrant Counties as the Ronald Reagan Memorial

SB 220 (CS)(LC)    Carona
Relating to the maintenance of records by a notary public.

SB 393 (CS)(LC)    Van de Putte
Relating to the designation of certain adults to exercise child
visitation and possession rights on behalf of a parent serving in
the armed forces and deployed outside this country.

SB 550 (CS)(LC)    Duncan
Relating to the payment of compensation for the bailiff of the 106th
District Court.

SB 117 (CS)(LC)    Van de Putte
Relating to the timely transfer of student information to a school
district in which the student enrolls.

SB 493 (CS)(LC)    Van de Putte
Relating to reducing paperwork required of school districts and
school district employees.

SB 161 (CS)(LC)    Jackson, Mike
Relating to the food and fibers research grant program.

SB 370 (LC)        Jackson, Mike
Relating to expiration dates for certain licenses issued or renewed
by the Department of Agriculture.

SB 372 (LC)        Jackson, Mike
Relating to fees for registration and inspection of certain fuel
measuring and dispensing devices.

SB 373 (CS)(LC)    Jackson, Mike
Relating to the permitting of structures adjacent to littoral

SB 471 (LC)        Hinojosa
Relating to the Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network.

SB 487 (CS)(LC)    Lucio
Relating to structures on coastal public land.

SB 684 (CS)(LC)    Lucio
Relating to authorizing certain counties and municipalities to
regulate land development; providing a penalty.

SB 129 (CS)(LC)    Barrientos
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 317 (CS)(LC)    Staples
Relating to the designation of the El Camino Real East/West

SB 431 (CS)(LC)    Staples
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of criminal trespass on
certain property.

SB 313 (CS)(LC)    Gallegos
Relating to the training required for certain county jailers.

SB 50 (CS)(LC)    Nelson
Relating to contracts between health care providers and certain
health benefit plan issuers.

SB 53 (LC)        Nelson
Relating to the use of genetic testing information by insurers.

SB 427 (CS)(LC)    Van de Putte
Relating to providing notification to a county voter registrar of
the change in boundaries of a political subdivision located in the

SB 486             Armbrister
Relating to participation and credit in, contributions to, and
benefits and administration of the Texas County and District
Retirement System.

SB 140 (LC)        Wentworth
Relating to changing the title of assistant secretary of state to
deputy secretary of state.

SB 164 (LC)        Wentworth
Relating to the statutory requirements for the term and residency
of the Commissioner of the General Land Office.

SB 483 (LC)        Staples/ et al.
Relating to allowing designated public school libraries to
participate in group purchasing agreements with the TexShare
Library Consortium.

SB 399 (CS)(LC)    Madla
Relating to liability of certain individuals for certain
governmental fines or penalties.

SB 464 (CS)(LC)    Ellis
Relating to the duration of judgment liens in favor of the state.

SB 60 (CS)        Lucio/ Ellis/ Hinojosa
Relating to the punishment for a capital offense.

SB 403 (CS)(LC)    Nelson
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board
of Examiners of Perfusionists.

SB 402 (CS)(LC)    Nelson
Relating to the administration and functions of the Texas State
Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners.

SB 415 (CS)(LC)    Shapleigh
Relating to continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of
Social Worker Examiners.

SB 668 (LC)        Seliger
Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the South
Randall County Hospital District to invest district funds.

SB 670 (LC)        Seliger
Relating to the appointment of judges to the City of Amarillo
municipal court.

SB 716             Gallegos
Relating to payroll deductions for certain employees who are peace

SB 792 (LC)        Staples
Relating to the duties of the county attorney in Montgomery County.

SB 381 (LC)        Staples
Relating to the regulation of real estate appraisers.

SB 382 (LC)        Staples
Relating to disciplinary proceedings and contested cases involving
real estate appraisers and appraiser trainees.

SB 248 (CS)(LC)    West, Royce
Relating to authorizing the use of approved nonsurgical methods to
sterilize dogs and cats.

SB 521 (CS)(LC)    Madla/ Eltife
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

SB 523 (CS)(LC)    Deuell/ et al.
Relating to the regional emergency medical dispatch resource center
pilot program.

SB 626 (CS)(LC)    Zaffirini
Relating to medical assistance in certain alternative
community-based care settings.

SB 627 (CS)        Zaffirini
Relating to a pilot program for the transfer of money appropriated
for certain institutional care for children to provide
community-based services to those children.

SB 563 (LC)        Janek
Relating to the prevention of Medicaid fraud; providing penalties.

SB 407 (CS)(LC)    Jackson, Mike
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of
Veterinary Medical Examiners; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 288 (CS)        Shapleigh
Relating to the transfer of certain surplus or salvage property to
another state, certain states in the United Mexican States, or the
Republic of South Africa.

SB 524             Eltife
Relating to the creation of a county court at law in Cass County.

SB 669 (LC)        Seliger
Relating to the terms of court of the 47th Judicial District.

SB 632 (CS)(LC)    Nelson
Relating to the requirements for issuance of a dental x-ray
certificate to a dental assistant.

SB 34             Zaffirini
Relating to the tuition rebate program for certain undergraduates
at certain public institutions of higher education.

SB 254 (LC)        Shapiro
Relating to the removal of certain restrictions imposed on the
programs, enrollment, and admission policies of The University of
Texas at Dallas.

SB 23 (CS)        Zaffirini/ et al.
Relating to subsidized child-care services and early childhood care
and education program coordination.

SB 253 (CS)(LC)    West, Royce/ Harris
Relating to the eligibility of juvenile justice alternative
education programs for free textbooks for use in the programs.

SB 274 (CS)        Barrientos
Relating to funding of the Communities In Schools program.

SB 276 (CS)(LC)    Staples/ Deuell/ Eltife
Relating to authorizing The University of Texas Health Science
Center at Tyler to offer courses and degree programs in allied
health and related fields.

SB 387 (CS)(LC)    Wentworth
Relating to school district employment policies.

SB 482 (CS)(LC)    Shapiro
Relating to the retirement benefits payable to retirees of the
Teacher Retirement System of Texas who are employed as teacher

SB 502 (CS)(LC)    West, Royce
Relating to common undergraduate admission application forms for
public institutions of higher education in this state.

SB 531 (CS)(LC)    West, Royce/ et al.
Relating to the tuition charged for certain courses repeated by
students attending public junior colleges.

SB 658 (CS)        Madla
Relating to the scheduling of certain University Interscholastic
League competitions.

SB 155 (CS)        Shapiro/ et al.
Relating to the quality assurance accreditation process for certain
entities that offer health benefit plans.

SB 310 (CS)        Deuell/ et al.
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters
and emergency medical technicians.

SB 368 (CS)        Duncan/ et al.
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.

SB 245 (CS)(LC)    Gallegos
Relating to local government authorization of charitable
solicitation by a pedestrian.

SB 734 (CS)        Williams/ et al.
Relating to municipal regulation of the discharge of firearms and
certain other weapons.

SB 268 (LC)        Madla/ Armbrister/ Duncan/ Fraser/ Shapleigh/
                      et al.
Relating to the repeal of the statutory provision governing the
powers and duties of the Rio Grande watermaster and the delivery of
water down the banks and bed of the Rio Grande.

SB 587             Jackson, Mike
Relating to operation of certain machinery or equipment near
high-voltage lines.

SB 591 (LC)        Jackson, Mike
Relating to the inspection of livestock at livestock markets.

SB 473 (CS)(LC)    Jackson, Mike
Relating to a prohibition on the regulation of emissions from
residential water heaters.

SB 590 (CS)(LC)    Jackson, Mike
Relating to certificates of veterinary inspection.

SB 682 (CS)(LC)    Jackson, Mike
Relating to the development of an animal identification program;
providing a criminal penalty.

SB 183 (CS)(LC)    Lucio/ Shapleigh/ Zaffirini
Relating to the appointment, operation, and recommendations of the
Border Trade Advisory Committee.

SB 185 (CS)        Lucio/ Shapleigh/ Zaffirini
Relating to the powers and duties of the border commerce

SB 229 (CS)        Lucio/ Shapleigh/ Zaffirini
Relating to the Advisory Oversight Community Outreach Committee in
the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.

SB 766 (LC)        Wentworth
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.

SB 554 (LC)        Duncan
Relating to the liability of an ERISA-regulated employee benefit
plan under certain state law.

SB 580 (LC)        Van de Putte
Relating to the installment payment of ad valorem taxes by certain

SB 776 (LC)        Van de Putte
Relating to persons eligible to administer or take a high school
equivalency examination.

SB 125 (CS)(LC)    Lindsay
Relating to the display of a license plate on a motor vehicle.

SB 176 (CS)(LC)    Brimer
Relating to the required use of towing safety chains on certain

SB 873 (LC)        Nelson
Relating to a medical information telephone hotline pilot program
under the state Medicaid program.

SB 87 (LC)        Ellis/ et al.
Relating to the administrative procedure for compensation for
wrongful imprisonment.

SB 903 (LC)        Whitmire
Relating to certain persons that are special investigators.

SB 910 (LC)        Whitmire
Relating to the repeal of certain obsolete laws defining and
regulating nitrous oxide as a volatile chemical.

SB 581 (CS)        Van de Putte
Relating to the powers and duties of the Veterans' Land Board.

SB 506 (CS)        Shapleigh
Relating to the sale of life insurance to military personnel;
providing an administrative penalty.

SB 461 (LC)        Madla
Relating to the confidentiality of and access to certain personal
information in instruments recorded with a county clerk.

SB 644 (LC)        Wentworth
Relating to the eligibility of persons to participate in the public
sale in certain counties of certain real property.

SB 693 (LC)        Ogden
Relating to vacancies on municipal utility district boards.

SB 718 (LC)        Eltife
Relating to boundaries of emergency services districts.

SB 1014 (LC)        Harris
Relating to records on appeal in municipal courts of record.

SB 1088 (LC)        Madla
Relating to the retirement system for firefighters and police
officers in certain municipalities.

SB 747             Carona/ Lindsay/ Wentworth/ Zaffirini/ et al.
Relating to establishing a demonstration project for women's health
care services.

SB 127 (CS)        Lindsay/ et al.
Relating to disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain
communicable diseases.

SB 812 (LC)        Deuell
Relating to the powers of a community center.

SB 424 (CS)(LC)    Carona
Relating to the deadline for passing the examination for a license
to practice medicine in this state.

SB 492 (CS)(LC)    Van de Putte
Relating to drug compounding by a pharmacy for  a practitioner's
office use and to distribution of compounded and prepackaged drugs to
pharmacies under common ownership.

SB 568 (CS)        Deuell
Relating to personal emergency response system providers; providing

SB 603 (CS)(LC)    Ellis/ et al.
Relating to the right of a foreign national to contact a foreign
consular official.

SB 307 (CS)(LC)    Duncan
Relating to a mental health court program.

SB 732 (CS)(LC)    Williams
Relating to the administration of polygraph examinations to certain
applicants for positions in the Department of Public Safety of the
State of Texas.

SB 355 (LC)        Fraser
Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental
Quality over the issuance of certain district bonds.

SB 374 (LC)        Jackson, Mike
Relating to the repeal of the statutory provision regarding the
adoption and use by the Texas Water Development Board of a capital
spending plan for certain state-funded water-related programs under
the board's jurisdiction.

SB 496             Williams
Relating to the validation of any act, governmental proceeding,
official, bond, or obligation of a navigation district or port
authority or a corporation of the district or authority.

SB 945 (LC)        Armbrister
Relating to the filing of a disclosure statement by a vendor or
member of a governing body of a port authority or navigation
district; imposing a penalty.

SB 986 (LC)        Duncan
Relating to the election of directors of the Wes-Tex Groundwater
Conservation District.

SB 522 (CS)(LC)    Armbrister
Relating to the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System;
providing an administrative penalty.

SB 40 (CS)(LC)    Zaffirini
Relating to permanency planning procedures for children residing in
state institutions.

SB 32 (CS)        Zaffirini
Relating to certain special tuition rates at institutions of higher

SB 126 (CS)        Lindsay
Relating to the discipline of public school students.

SB 188 (LC)        Zaffirini
Relating to a memorandum of understanding between the Texas School
for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas Education Agency.

SB 189 (CS)(LC)    Zaffirini
Relating to the operation of the Texas School for the Blind and
Visually Impaired.

SB 221 (CS)(LC)    Zaffirini
Relating to the possession and self-administration of certain
prescription medications by public school students while on school
property or at a school-related event or activity.

SB 283 (LC)        Staples
Relating to a recreational sports fee at Stephen F. Austin State

SB 511 (LC)        Deuell
Relating to public testimony at regular meetings of the governing
board of a general academic teaching institution.

SB 527 (LC)        Hinojosa
Relating to authorizing a sports recreation and wellness facility
fee at The University of Texas--Pan American.

SB 702 (CS)        Deuell
Relating to authorizing certain uses for student center complex
fees charged to students enrolled in component institutions of The
Texas A&M University System.

SB 730 (CS)        West, Royce/ Armbrister/ Averitt/ Barrientos/
                      Carona/ et al.
Relating to the establishment of a law school in the City of Dallas
by the University of North Texas System.

SB 777             Van de Putte
Relating to the powers and duties of the boards of trustees and
superintendents of independent school districts.

SB 961 (LC)        Shapiro
Relating to a clearinghouse of energy and water conservation
information and programs for school districts.

SB 963 (LC)        Shapiro
Relating to the establishment of and liability for failing to
comply with certain administrative and instructional ratios for
public school districts.

SB 851 (A)         Shapleigh
Relating to a financial literacy pilot program in public schools.

SB 98 (A)(LC)     Shapleigh/ et al.
Relating to determining and reporting the health insurance status
of children attending public schools.

SB 879 (CS)        Gallegos
Relating to the regulation of firefighters and fire departments by
the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.

SB 149 (CS)(LC)    Wentworth
Relating to the recording of certain aircraft repair and
maintenance liens; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 673 (CS)(LC)    Seliger
Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court at Law of Randall

SB 291 (LC)        West, Royce
Relating to the index of court fees and costs.

SB 671 (LC)        Seliger
Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in
Randall County.

SB 672 (LC)        Seliger
Relating to the Randall County Juvenile Board.

                                  (A)    AMENDED IN COMMITTEE
                                  (CS)   COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE
                                  (LC)   RECOMMENDED FOR LOCAL CALENDAR