Daily House Calendar

Thursday, May 12, 2011



********** MAJOR STATE CALENDAR **********

HB 2593             Truitt / Rodriguez, Eddie / Harless / Farias / McClendon / et al.

Relating to certain restrictions on deferred presentment transactions and motor vehicle certificate of title loans that a credit services organization obtains for a consumer or assists a consumer in obtaining.

HB 9                Branch / Pitts / Taylor, Larry / Patrick, Diane / Villarreal

Relating to student success-based funding for public institutions of higher education.

HB 400              Eissler / Aycock / Crownover / Anderson, Charles "Doc" / Garza / et al.

Relating to flexibility for public schools to administer primary and secondary education efficiently.


HJR 48              Anderson, Charles "Doc" / Farias / McClendon / Carter / Miller, Sid / et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled on the same property.

********** GENERAL STATE CALENDAR **********

HB 59               Martinez, "Mando"

Relating to recipients of financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

HB 96               Fletcher / Burkett

Relating to the exclusion of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding.

HB 326              Guillen

Relating to the reporting requirements of a state agency that is undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission.

HB 655              Taylor, Van / Kolkhorst / Schwertner / et al.

Relating to determining eligibility for indigent health care.

HB 773              Anchia

Relating to creating an energy efficiency council to coordinate administration of energy efficiency programs.

HB 823              Farrar

Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations.

HB 720              Hartnett

Relating to the designation of a person as a vexatious litigant.

HB 875              Howard, Charlie / et al.

Relating to the identification of certain defendants as foreign nationals who were not lawfully admitted to the United States or whose lawful status has expired and to their release on bail.

HB 892              Howard, Charlie / et al.

Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful transport of an illegal alien.

HB 1046             Fletcher

Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information concerning current and former employees of certain divisions of the office of attorney general.

HB 1363             McClendon / Harper-Brown

Relating to the transfer of permit procedures and enforcement related to oversize and overweight vehicles from the Texas Department of Transportation to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.

HB 1408             Flynn

Relating to combination resident hunting and fishing licenses for military personnel.

HB 1429             Deshotel

Relating to rights and remedies of certain residential tenants and landlords; providing civil penalties.

HB 1497             Howard, Donna

Relating to the allocation of certain federal career and technical education funds.

HB 2282             Truitt

Relating to certain enforcement powers of the banking commissioner; providing administrative penalties.

HB 2443             Price

Relating to the offense of remaining, parking vehicles, or erecting structures on certain state property.

HB 2449             Aliseda / Pena / et al.

Relating to the illegal possession of another person's ballot to be voted by mail.

HB 3390             Lavender

Relating to money allocated under the federal-aid highway program.

HB 3736             Martinez, "Mando"

Relating to appointment of a department head of a fire or police department in certain municipalities.

HB 800              Anderson, Charles "Doc" / Smith, Wayne / Torres / et al.

Relating to an interlocal contract between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative to purchase roofing materials or services.

HB 2828             Callegari / et al.

Relating to the offense of coercing a person to have or seek an abortion and informed and voluntary consent for an abortion; providing penalties.

HB 2896             King, Tracy O.

Relating to duties of law enforcement involving damaged fences.

HB 2461             Bonnen

Relating to the immunity of property tax arbitrators from liability for determinations made in the course of binding arbitrations.

HB 2423             Thompson

Relating to certain prohibited practices of third-party administrators relating to automotive glass repair services.

HB 2459             King, Susan / Schwertner / Laubenberg

Relating to health care information submitted to the Department of State Health Services.

HB 1729             Keffer

Relating to the sale of surplus leased land by a governmental entity to a private party.

HB 3668             Callegari / Thompson / Orr / Ritter

Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer services.

HB 1384             Kleinschmidt

Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management.

HB 3370             King, Susan

Relating to the renewal of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant license issued by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.

HB 3522             Bonnen

Relating to the punishment for aggravated assault of emergency services personnel; imposing a criminal penalty.

HB 2611             Guillen

Relating to claims for and distribution of unclaimed land grant mineral proceeds.

HB 3758             Giddings / Allen / Elkins / Shelton / et al.

Relating to prosecution of persons younger than 13 years of age for offenses involving disorderly conduct, disruption of public school classes, or disruption of public school transportation.

HB 2557             Brown / Burkett / Phillips / Madden / Raymond / et al.

Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent.

HB 3313             Paxton

Relating to the electronic recording of proceedings in a statutory probate court in Collin County.

HB 3593             Smith, Wayne

Relating to providing notice of foreclosure to certain lienholders.

HB 3801             Davis, Sarah

Relating to the exception of certain personal information from disclosure under the public information law.

HB 648              Menendez / Larson

Relating to the appointment of a conservator for and authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District; providing a penalty.

HB 1489             Naishtat

Relating to an oral statement regarding the impact of an offense in certain cases involving a violent crime.

HB 2701             Eiland

Relating to sexual abuse and child molestation training and examination for employees of certain programs for minors held on campuses of institutions of higher education; providing penalties.

HB 2049             Lavender / et al.

Relating to the eligibility of certain land used to raise or keep bees for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.

HB 2414             Miles

Relating to the continuation of the Healthy Food Advisory Committee.

HB 2601             Nash

Relating to the removal of political signs from private property; providing a penalty.

HB 241              Parker / Callegari / Davis, John / Orr / Murphy / et al.

Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use.

HB 1306             Sheffield / King, Phil / Flynn / et al.

Relating to a person's eligibility for appointment as a volunteer deputy voter registrar.

HB 3301             Price

Relating to additional partial counts of electronic voting system ballots.

HB 519              Turner / Miles

Relating to financing programs for low-income electric customers and certain other electric customers.

HB 135              Villarreal

Relating to field experience requirements for educator certification.

HB 1327             Darby

Relating to the creation of a grant program to defray the cost of constructing a new health facility in a rural county.

HB 1041             Workman / et al.

Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for certain claims arising under written contracts with state agencies.


HCR 21              Gallego

Urging Congress to reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act of 2007, Section 5056, and to appropriate sufficient funds so that efforts to solve the salt problem in the Amistad International Reservoir can continue.

HCR 60              Burkett / Flynn / Brown / Paxton / et al.

Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

HCR 87              Veasey / Naishtat

Urging Congress to expand the Healthy Incentives Pilot for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients to communities across the country.

HCR 94              Flynn / Chisum / et al.

Urging Congress to repeal the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.