April 21, 2005


SB 30 (CS)(LC)    Zaffirini
Relating to a pilot project to award incentives to students
contracting to graduate in a timely manner from public institutions
of higher education.

SB 302 (CS)(LC)    Ellis/ et al.
Relating to reports regarding participation in higher education.

SB 442 (CS)        Hinojosa
Relating to immunity from liability for certain civil actions and
civil actions against sales agents.

SB 579 (LC)        Van de Putte
Relating to the eligibility of children of certain military
personnel to receive Texas B-On-time loans.

SB 740             Janek
Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to
erect or maintain shore protection structures and the location of
the line of vegetation in relation to those structures.

SB 1032             Ellis
Relating to the elimination of certain alternative fuels programs
of this state.

SB 1069 (CS)        Madla
Relating to organizing certain data collected by the Department of
State Health Services.

SB 1309 (CS)        Ellis
Relating to member restrictions for commissioners of the Texas
Workforce Commission.


SB 729             Wentworth
Relating to a weighted caseload study of the district courts.


SB 1320 (CS)(LC)    Staples
Relating to the sovereign immunity and liability to be sued of a
junior college district.


SR 654             Nelson/ Brimer
Commending the members of the Leadership Fort Worth Class of 2005.

SR 662             Williams
Honoring the brave soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 9th Cavalry Regiment,
Task Force 1-9, and commending Specialist Jonathan Page.

HCR 146             Craddick/ Merritt/ Thompson/ Dunnam/ Hochberg/
                      et al.                     SP: Armbrister
Honoring Pope Benedict XVI on his election to the papacy.

HCR 151             Craddick                   SP: Seliger
Honoring Jim M. Alsup of Midland for his lifelong commitment to


SB 581             Van de Putte               SP: Corte
Relating to the powers and duties of the Veterans' Land Board.



SB 14             Jackson, Mike/ et al.
Relating to disapproval by the commissioner of insurance of certain
property and casualty insurance rates; providing penalties.

SB 42             Nelson/ et al.
Relating to health education and physical activity in public
primary and secondary schools.

SB 122             Hinojosa/ et al.
Relating to the prevention and punishment of identity theft and the
rights of certain victims of identity theft; providing penalties.

SB 150             Wentworth
Relating to authorizing measures to support efforts to attract
major motor sports racing events to this state.

SB 297             Wentworth
Relating to the rates charged by a municipally owned utility to
certain recreational vehicle parks for potable water or wastewater

SB 304             Armbrister
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of criminal trespass.

SB 318             Staples
Relating to creating a recognition day in remembrance of the Texian

SB 325             Zaffirini
Relating to the management of behavior of residents of certain
facilities; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 352             Madla/ Duncan/ Fraser/ Lucio/ Seliger/ et al.
Relating to the management of state-owned land, including the lease
of the right to produce groundwater from certain state-owned land.

SB 361             Carona
Relating to the provision of information relating to the programs
and services available for persons with mental retardation seeking
residential services.

SB 394             Seliger
Relating to the definition of criminally injurious conduct for
purposes of the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.

SB 425             Hinojosa/ et al.
Relating to subdivision platting requirements and assistance for
certain counties near an international border.

SB 434             Duncan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Lockney General Hospital

SB 489             Estes
Relating to the license requirements of marine dealers,
distributors, and manufacturers.

SB 526             Hinojosa
Relating to a county's authority to impose a records archive fee.

SB 565             Deuell
Relating to the posting of a list of employees in certain
child-care facilities and family homes.

SB 578             Staples
Relating to the authority of certain honorably retired peace
officers to carry certain weapons.

SB 588             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the publication of notice of intent to obtain a permit
from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for a facility
located or proposed to be located in certain populous counties.

SB 592             Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of a Texas Gulf Coast Legislative Working
Group and a Multistate Gulf Coast Legislative Working Group.

SB 611             Nelson
Relating to the electronic creation, transmission, and use of
certain documents related to the prosecution of a criminal offense.

SB 621             Janek
Relating to the territory of certain 9-1-1 emergency communication

SB 665             Barrientos
Relating to work-related exposure to a reportable disease.

SB 679             Duncan
Relating to the procedure for determining the incompetency of a
defendant to stand trial.

SB 738             Lucio
Relating to emergency order authority of the Texas Commission on
Environmental Quality.

SB 739             Lucio
Relating to the payment of certain administrative penalties
assessed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality under an
installment payment schedule.

SB 756             Ogden/ Whitmire
Relating to providing notice to county law enforcement before a
parole panel considers the release of an inmate to that county.

SB 781             Fraser
Relating to the prosecution of certain acts that constitute the
unauthorized business of insurance.

SB 782             Fraser
Relating to abolition of certain fraud reporting requirements
regarding motor vehicle insurance.

SB 805             Averitt
Relating to certain small and large employer health cooperatives.

SB 840             Wentworth
Relating to park and recreation districts.

SB 854             Lucio/ et al.
Relating to the jurisdiction of certain home-rule municipalities on
a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico.

SB 894             Carona
Relating to certain procedures for filing documents and service of

SB 895             Carona
Relating to the processing of certain election ballots voted early.

SB 909             Whitmire
Relating to the maintenance and contents of certain computerized
information systems relating to the criminal justice system.

SB 919             Duncan
Relating to the grounds and procedures for removal of a member of
the board of directors of the Lynn County Hospital District.

SB 925             Duncan
Relating to competency to be executed in a capital case.

SB 935             West, Royce
Relating to the evaluation of applications for certain financial
assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and
Community Affairs.

SB 959             Shapiro/ et al.
Relating to notice to educators of a public school student's
misconduct and to placement of a student who has assaulted a

SB 995             Averitt
Relating to donees of anatomical gifts.

SB 996             Averitt
Relating to the use of personal leave by a public school employee.

SB 1002             Madla
Relating to creating a TexasOnline project concerning grant
assistance provided by state agencies.

SB 1017             Staples
Relating to the creation of the Lower Trinity Groundwater
Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds.

SB 1052             Van de Putte
Relating to the disclosure of certain information from an early
voting roster; providing a penalty.

SB 1068             Madla
Relating to an electronic requisition system for counties.

SB 1091             Madla
Relating to noxious and invasive plants; providing a criminal

SB 1106             Madla
Relating to continuing education courses for a county treasurer.

SB 1112             Eltife
Relating to debt management services; providing a penalty.

SB 1116             Wentworth
Relating to the authority of a water and sewer utility to acquire
property by eminent domain.

SB 1126             Hinojosa
Relating to the confidentiality of records regarding sex offense

SB 1146             Shapiro/ et al.
Relating to an early college education program to provide at-risk
and other students accelerated high school graduation and college

SB 1147             Harris
Relating to the appointment of visiting associate judges.

SB 1151             Harris
Relating to the use of a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity
under the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act.

SB 1178             West, Royce
Relating to the availability of genetic testing in the
determination of parentage by the Title IV-D agency.

SB 1202             Lucio/ et al.
Relating to the coordination of colonia initiatives and services to
colonia residents.

SB 1203             Madla
Relating to the payment of certain ad valorem tax refunds.

SB 1215             Eltife
Relating to financial records and to audits or reviews of certain
charitable nonprofit corporations; providing a penalty.

SB 1224             Duncan
Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during
certain recreational activities.

SB 1252             Janek
Relating to the creation of an additional statutory county court in
Brazoria County.

SB 1257             Lindsay
Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle by a person who holds
a driver's license or a commercial driver's license.

SB 1264             Whitmire
Relating to authorizing a fee for certain inspections conducted by
the Commission on Jail Standards.

SB 1265             Whitmire
Relating to establishing standards for analysis of tests for
controlled substances required of defendants placed on community

SB 1283             Armbrister
Relating to the application of certain laws to certain insurance
holding company systems.

SB 1290             Wentworth
Relating to the sale or use of certain refrigerants.

SB 1305             Brimer
Relating to the time a person may be detained in custody for a
preliminary examination.

SB 1307             Staples
Relating to the authority of the Texas Juvenile Probation
Commission to issue subpoenas, administer oaths, receive evidence,
and gather information.

SB 1329             Nelson
Relating to the Interagency Council for Genetic Services and the
provision of genetic counseling services.

SB 1339             Madla
Relating to the limitation on the sales and use tax rate of a
political subdivision in an advanced transportation district.

SB 1353             Williams
Relating to the powers and duties of the Town Center Improvement
District of Montgomery County, Texas, and of governmental entities
and peace officers that interact with the district; providing a

SB 1376             Staples
Relating to the authority of a parent to designate a child-care
facility or grandparent's residence for purposes of transportation
provided by a public school transportation system.

SB 1384             Shapiro
Relating to regional tollway authorities.

SB 1413             Shapleigh/ et al.
Relating to county brownfield cleanup and economic redevelopment

SB 1421             Gallegos
Relating to eligibility for beginning positions in certain police
and fire departments.

SB 1424             Gallegos
Relating to filing fees in a civil matter in a justice court or
small claims court.

SB 1426             Gallegos
Relating to fees charged to persons applying for the expunction of
certain offenses committed by minors.

SB 1434             Madla
Relating to use of money of an advanced transportation district to
finance advanced transportation or mobility enhancement by a
county, municipality, or local government corporation.

SB 1436             Madla
Relating to audits of emergency services districts.

SB 1454             Wentworth
Relating to the definition of professional surveying.

SB 1455             Wentworth
Relating to the establishment of regional habitat conservation
plans by political subdivisions of this state.

SB 1459             Wentworth
Relating to the assignment of certain visiting judges.

SB 1461             Seliger
Relating to the offenses for which the use of wire, oral, or
electronic interception devices may be authorized.

SB 1465             Whitmire
Relating to the use of certain electronically readable information
on a driver's license or identification certificate to comply with
certain alcohol and tobacco related laws; providing a penalty.

SB 1473             Lindsay
Relating to the provision of education and training programs for
law enforcement officers regarding persons with mental impairments.

SB 1518             Deuell
Relating to validation of the creation of and certain acts taken by
the Rockwall County Public Safety and Fire Assistance District.

SB 1551             Estes
Relating to the continuation of certain statutes authorizing the
interception of certain communications for law enforcement

SB 1552             Estes
Relating to the continuation of criminal offenses involving the
interception of certain communications for law enforcement

SB 1558             Lucio
Relating to the applicability of certain insurance laws to Lloyd's
plans and reciprocal and interinsurance exchanges.

SB 1573             Williams
Relating to the state employee incentive program, including
abolishing the Texas Incentive and Productivity Commission.

SB 1591             Carona
Relating to accountant practice requirements for certain audits of
insurer financial reports.

SB 1592             Carona
Relating to special deposits required of certain insurers.

SB 1604             Staples
Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operations of
the Neches and Trinity Valleys Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 1635             Duncan
Relating to the Schleicher County Hospital District.

SB 1668             Estes
Relating to the consideration of payments to an affiliate in
computing rates for electric utilities.

SB 1707             Staples
Relating to the regulation of poultry facilities.

SB 1708             Staples
Relating to assessments levied on certain owners of cattle and used
for marketing, education, research, and promotion of Texas beef.

SB 1709             Staples
Relating to the regulation of a poultry operation that does not use
a liquid waste handling system.

SB 1747             Fraser
Relating to the interest rate to be paid on utility deposits.

SB 1754             Duncan
Relating to the Childress County Hospital District.

SCR 9             Armbrister/ et al.
Designating the cast iron Dutch oven as the official State Cooking


SB 449 (LC)        Wentworth
Relating the conversion of certain mutual life insurance companies
to insurance holding companies and stock life insurance companies.

SB 629 (LC)        Lucio
Relating to the rights of a purchaser under an executory contract
for conveyance of real property.

SB 697 (LC)        Estes
Relating to the validation of the boundaries of certain school

SB 728 (CS)(LC)    Wentworth
Relating to the liability of certain entities that enter agreements
with a metropolitan rapid transit authority.

SB 1067 (LC)        Madla
Relating to the salaries of assistant county auditors.

SB 1130 (CS)(LC)    Hinojosa
Relating to a requirement that a common carrier or pipeline owner
or operator report contamination.

SB 1272 (CS)(LC)    Jackson, Mike
Relating to providing a uniform limit on the population of a county
election precinct.

SB 1282 (CS)(LC)    Armbrister
Relating to insurance and regulatory requirements for certain
amusement rides.

SB 1417 (CS)(LC)    Gallegos
Relating to conditions of employment for firefighters employed by
certain municipalities.

SB 1423 (CS)(LC)    Gallegos
Relating to the adoption of certain residential building codes in

SB 1500 (LC)        Lucio
Relating to the allocation of federal funds directed to be used to
support graduate medical education in connection with the state
Medicaid program.

SB 1559 (LC)        Lucio
Relating to prohibiting rebates regarding certain insurance

SB 1586 (CS)(LC)    Carona
Relating to community-based assisted living services for certain
elderly residents.


HB 56             Denny/ Bohac/ Hughes/ Branch
Relating to the offense of tampering with a direct recording
electronic voting machine; providing criminal penalties.
State Affairs

HB 57             Denny/ Branch
Relating to the dates on which elections may be held and certain
procedures involving the uniform election held in May.
State Affairs

HB 248             Goodman
Relating to the amendment of certain qualified domestic relations

HB 291             Goolsby
Relating to victim notification regarding the release of certain
defendants following acquittal by reason of insanity.
Criminal Justice

HB 311             McReynolds
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of making
a false report to a peace officer or law enforcement employee.
Criminal Justice

HB 348             Chisum
Relating to limiting the authority of a property owner to erect a
gate on certain third-class and neighborhood roads.
Intergovernmental Relations

HB 383             Dutton/ et al.
Relating to the right of certain persons to discipline a child.

HB 571             Hegar/ Howard
Relating to the establishment of auxiliary county facilities in the
unincorporated area of a county.
Intergovernmental Relations

HB 649             Krusee
Relating to the funding of transportation projects by the Texas
Department of Transportation.
Transportation & Homeland Security

HB 678             Goodman/ et al.
Relating to the accrual of interest on overdue child support.

HB 758             Denny/ Rodriguez/ Hegar/ Coleman/ Alonzo/ et al.
Relating to a pilot program allowing for countywide voting
locations in certain elections.
State Affairs

HB 856             Callegari
Relating to the general powers, authority, and directors of the
West Harris County Regional Water Authority.
Natural Resources

HB 942             Geren
Relating to the registration of antique boats with the Parks and
Wildlife Department.
Natural Resources

HB 1015             Truitt/ Solomons/ Hamric
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board
of Examiners of Psychologists.
Government Organization

HB 1088             Thompson
Relating to an automobile club membership offered in connection
with a loan.
Business & Commerce

HB 1126             Uresti
Relating to emergency medical services vehicles and personnel.
Health & Human Services

HB 1155             Truitt/ Solomons/ Hamric
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board
of Examiners of Dietitians.
Government Organization

HB 1185             Smithee/ Branch
Relating to the exemptions from ad valorem taxation of real and
personal property of a religious organization or a school.

HB 1262             Farabee
Relating to the collection and dissemination by the Department of
Public Safety of information relating to certain threats against
detention officers.
Criminal Justice

HB 1304             Wong
Relating to sanitation requirements for certain barbering and
cosmetology services.
Business & Commerce

HB 1347             Isett
Relating to the power of a local authority to enforce compliance
with a traffic-control signal on a highway under its jurisdiction
by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.
Intergovernmental Relations

HB 1685             Dukes/ Naishtat/ et al.
Relating to the establishment of an interagency coordinating
council for the prevention of child abuse and neglect.
Health & Human Services

HB 2131             Phillips/ Hardcastle
Relating to the demonstration of financial assurance by a local
government in relation to the operation of a municipal solid waste
landfill facility.
Natural Resources

HB 2191             Wong
Relating to the treatment of social security numbers under the
public information law.
State Affairs

HB 2194             Madden
Relating to the review of the results of competency examinations in
criminal cases by the Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with
Medical or Mental Impairments.
Criminal Justice

HB 2199             Madden/ Branch/ et al.
Relating to the salaries of a county elections administrator and
the administrator's employees.
Intergovernmental Relations

HB 2274             Cook, Byron/ Quintanilla/ Branch
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Guaranteed
Student Loan Corporation.
Government Organization

HB 2382             Hegar
Relating to training requirements for certain chief appraisers of
appraisal districts.
Intergovernmental Relations

HB 2392             Hill
Relating to the property tax situs and rendition requirements for
motor vehicles located at a place of business of a wholesale motor
vehicle auction.

HB 2650             Krusee
Relating to local government participation in the financing of
turnpike projects.
Transportation & Homeland Security

HB 2653             Krusee
Relating to the use of tax increment financing to pay certain costs
associated with certain transportation or transit projects.
Transportation & Homeland Security

HB 3016             Hill
Relating to the determination of the market value of certain drug
supplies for ad valorem property tax purposes.

HB 3036             Deshotel
Relating to the number, terms, and removal of directors of certain
development corporations.
S/C on Emerging Technologies & Economic Dev.

HB 3250             Ritter
Relating to the acquisition of unemployment compensation experience
after the transfer of an employing unit; providing penalties.
Business & Commerce

HCR 24             Kolkhorst
Designating Navasota the Blues Capital of Texas.
Intergovernmental Relations

HCR 37             Delisi
Memorializing Congress to increase the presence of federal health
and human services agencies, improve coordination of health and
human services programs, and increase related funding in Texas.
Health & Human Services

HCR 63             Noriega, Melissa/ Herrero/ et al.
Memorializing Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset
provision and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social
Security Act.
State Affairs

HCR 88             Crabb
Urging the Supreme Court of Texas and the Court of Criminal Appeals
of Texas, as necessary, to develop rules relating to the random
assignment to courts of appeals of cases pending or on appeal from
counties with overlapping appellate jurisdictions and relating to
determining the court of appeals precedent applicable in such
randomly assigned cases.

HCR 128             Dunnam
Designating Madisonville the Mushroom Capital of Texas.
Intergovernmental Relations

SB 12             Zaffirini/ Barrientos/ Brimer/ Deuell/ Janek/
                      et al.
Relating to contracting and ethics issues of state agencies; providing a
civil penalty.

SB 1869             Gallegos
Relating to the Harris County Board of Protective Services for
Children and Adults.
Health & Human Services

SB 1874             Whitmire/ Armbrister/ Averitt/ Barrientos/
                      Brimer/ et al.
Relating to the Automobile Theft Prevention Authority.
Criminal Justice

SB 1875             Hinojosa
Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in Hidalgo

SB 1876             Brimer
Relating to the powers, duties, administration, governance, and functions
of the Benbrook Water and Sewer Authority.
Natural Resources

SB 1877             Whitmire
Relating to the creation of Harris County Municipal Utility
District No. 406; providing authority to impose taxes and standby
fees and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
Intergovernmental Relations

SCR 29             Ellis
Encouraging managers of Texas public pension funds to divest their
portfolios of any stock in publicly-traded companies doing business
in Sudan.

SCR 30             Lucio/ Eltife/ Estes/ Zaffirini
Urging the State of Texas to continue to pursue increased trade
with Mexico and to develop a plan with Mexico to mitigate delays at
border crossings.
International Relations & Trade


SB 426             Shapleigh/ et al.
Relating to the health of school-age children.
Rereferred from Education to Health & Human Services