Daily House Calendar

Tuesday, May 24, 2011



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

SB 142              West / et al.

SP: Solomons

Relating to real property that is subject to restrictive covenants, including the operation of property owners' associations of subdivisions that are subject to restrictive covenants, and to certain foreclosure actions.

SB 8                Nelson

SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to improving the quality and efficiency of health care.

SB 1588             Ogden

SP: Pitts

Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes.

SB 875              Fraser

SP: Hancock / Smith, Wayne / Chisum

Relating to compliance with state and federal environmental permits as a defense to certain actions for nuisance or trespass.

SB 661              Nichols / Hegar

SP: Solomons

Relating to the continuation and functions, as applicable, of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and the Public Utility Commission of Texas and to the transfer of certain functions from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas; imposing administrative penalties.


SJR 50              West

SP: Branch / Alonzo

Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds of the state to finance educational loans to students.

SJR 37              Van de Putte

SP: Taylor, Van

Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the length of the unexpired term that causes the automatic resignation of certain elected county or district officeholders if they become candidates for another office.

SJR 14              Van de Putte / Davis / Deuell / Ellis / Hinojosa / et al.

SP: Anderson, Charles "Doc" / Pickett / McClendon / Farias / Lozano

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.

SJR 26              West

SP: Turner

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to allow cities or counties to enter into interlocal contracts with other cities or counties without the imposition of a tax or the provision of a sinking fund.

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

SB 1810             Carona

SP: Truitt

Relating to the exemption of certain retirement accounts from access by creditors.

SB 407              Watson / et al.

SP: Craddick / Gallego / et al.

Relating to the creation of the offense of electronic transmission of certain visual material depicting a minor and to certain educational programs concerning the prevention and awareness of that offense.

SB 100              Van de Putte

SP: Taylor, Van

Relating to the adoption of voting procedures necessary to implement the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act.

SB 809              Seliger

SP: Giddings

Relating to judicial review in district court of certain workers' compensation disputes.

SB 717              Harris / Van de Putte

SP: Truitt

Relating to the purpose and duties of the Council on Children and Families.

SB 460              Seliger / et al.

SP: Hunter

Relating to regulation of the import, export, and management of mule deer; providing penalties.

SB 766              Estes / et al.

SP: Isaac

Relating to the liability of a sport shooting range and the regulation of firearms, ammunition, firearm supplies, and sport shooting ranges.

SB 76               Nelson

SP: Morrison

Relating to certain providers of subsidized child care.

SB 364              Ogden / et al.

SP: Brown

Relating to statistical information on the prosecution of certain offenses relating to the operating of a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

SB 498              Jackson

SP: Phillips

Relating to the trapping and transport of surplus white-tailed deer.

SB 635              Nichols / Gallegos / Patrick

SP: Larson

Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 472              West

SP: Giddings

Relating to voting practices and elections of property owners' associations.

SB 975              Hinojosa / et al.

SP: Munoz, Jr. / Patrick, Diane

Relating to the operation of dropout recovery programs by certain public junior colleges in partnership with school districts.

SB 1130             Hegar

SP: Kleinschmidt

Relating to the exception from required public disclosure of certain records of an appraisal district.

SB 1360             Harris / et al.

SP: Hunter / Naishtat

Relating to continuing education for physicians and nurses regarding the treatment of tick-borne diseases.

SB 1560             Ellis

SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to liability of certain local emergency management or homeland security organizations.

SB 1617             Harris

SP: Aliseda

Relating to the discretionary transfer from a juvenile court to a criminal court of certain alleged offenses arising out of a single criminal transaction.

SB 1843             Carona / et al.

SP: Frullo / Gallego / Hartnett / Christian / Davis, Yvonne

Relating to investigations of certain offenses involving the Internet-based sexual exploitation of a minor; creating the Internet crimes against children account to support those activities.

SB 1001             Carona / et al.

SP: Chisum

Relating to the practice of certain professions regulated under the Occupations Code and the payment and reimbursement of certain professionals.

SB 1265             Uresti

SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the accreditation of paramedic training programs.

SB 1177             Nelson

SP: Zerwas / Naishtat

Relating to the adoption by health care facilities of a policy on vaccine preventable diseases; imposing penalties.

SB 1301             Deuell

SP: Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to manufacturers' inclusion of denatonium benzoate in certain products containing ethylene glycol.

SB 997              Shapiro

SP: Branch

Relating to the public inspection of an application for a ballot to be voted early by mail.

SB 1293             Hegar / et al.

SP: Keffer

Relating to the amounts of administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violations relating to certain pipelines.

SB 1294             Hegar / et al.

SP: Keffer

Relating to the imposition of administrative penalties by the Railroad Commission of Texas.

SB 1734             Van de Putte / et al.

SP: Zedler / Flynn / Smith, Wayne / Farias

Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain Texas military veterans.

SB 1206             Deuell

SP: Zerwas

Relating to medical care and public health services provided by a health care professional in a licensed freestanding emergency medical care facility.

SB 38               Zaffirini / et al.

SP: Branch

Relating to the inclusion of private postsecondary educational institutions and private career schools and colleges in the higher education accountability system of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

SB 1671             Duncan

SP: Truitt

Relating to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 1116             Whitmire / et al.

SP: Madden / Giddings

Relating to the enforcement and punishment of certain prohibited conduct that occurs on a public school campus or on a vehicle owned by a county or school district.

SB 1400             Patrick

SP: Fletcher

Relating to the regulation of certain private security companies and occupations.

SB 282              Zaffirini / et al.

SP: Branch

Relating to eliminating certain reporting, planning, student developmental, and other requirements imposed on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board or public institutions of higher education.

SB 1742             Fraser / et al.

SP: Rodriguez, Eddie / Harper-Brown

Relating to the operation of certain motor vehicles, including establishing a motor vehicle mileage fee pilot program.

SB 1564             West

SP: Castro

Relating to developmental education courses and the assessment of student readiness under the Texas Success Initiative for public institutions of higher education.

SB 1730             Zaffirini

SP: Johnson

Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to create a tool to allow prospective students to compare general academic teaching institutions by certain criteria.

SB 4                Shapiro

SP: Eissler

Relating to certification, continuing education, and appraisal of public school teachers.

SB 1334             Deuell

SP: Flynn

Relating to the dismissal of complaints against property tax professionals.

SB 295              Watson

SP: Gallego

Relating to the definition of emergency services personnel for purposes of the enhanced penalty prescribed for an assault committed against a person providing emergency services.

SB 1744             Eltife

SP: Murphy

Relating to the certification of a certified capital company.

SB 615              Rodriguez / et al.

SP: Quintanilla / Chisum / Smith, Wayne / Aliseda

Relating to requiring a retail seller of motor vehicle tires to render certain tires unusable and to the regulation of scrap tires; providing civil penalties.

SB 35               Zaffirini

SP: Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs.

SB 371              Seliger / et al.

SP: Johnson / Sheffield / Farrar / Crownover / Lucio III / et al.

Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain elected officials convicted of certain crimes.

SB 1729             Zaffirini

SP: Branch

Relating to the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program.

SB 1425             Wentworth

SP: Deshotel

Relating to an account for construction retainage; providing a civil penalty.

SB 190              Nelson / et al.

SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the licensing and regulation of physicians, physician assistants, acupuncturists, and surgical assistants.

SB 1612             Ogden

SP: Truitt / Legler / Nash

Relating to the monitoring, oversight, and funding of certain public retirement systems.

SB 1113             Wentworth

SP: Huberty

Relating to certain contracts entered into by school districts for another entity to provide food services at one or more district schools.

SB 1658             Hinojosa

SP: Hunter

Relating to the duties of and investigations conducted by the Texas Forensic Science Commission, the administrative attachment of the Texas Forensic Science Commission to Sam Houston State University, and the accreditation of criminal laboratories by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.

SB 516              Patrick / et al.

SP: Fletcher

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.

SB 1214             Patrick / et al.

SP: Garza

Relating to equal opportunity for access by private and parochial school students to certain University Interscholastic League sponsored activities.

SB 497              Jackson / et al.

SP: Pickett

Relating to the construction or expansion of a wind-powered electric generation facility located near a federally owned or operated radar installation or military installation; providing an administrative penalty.


SCR 2               Uresti

SP: 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.