Supplemental House Calendar

Tuesday, May 24, 2011



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

SB 694              West

SP: Smith, Wayne / Cook / Dutton / Fletcher / et al.

Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties.

SB 1717             Duncan / et al.

SP: Lewis / Jackson, Jim

Relating to the operation and administration of the judicial branch of state government.

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

SB 271              Uresti

SP: Menendez / Larson

Relating to the board of directors of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District.

SB 773              Zaffirini / et al.

SP: Gallego / Munoz, Jr.

Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers.

SB 17               Carona / et al.

SP: Truitt

Relating to the regulation of residential mortgage loan servicers; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 731              Nichols

SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the attorney general's legal sufficiency review of a comprehensive development agreement.

SB 223              Nelson

SP: Gonzalez, Naomi

Relating to certain facilities and care providers, including providers under the state Medicaid program; providing penalties.

SB 1909             Lucio

SP: Oliveira

Relating to The University of Texas at Brownsville, including its partnership agreement with the Texas Southmost College District.

SB 370              Seliger

SP: Ritter

Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for certain projects if the applicant has failed to complete a request for information relevant to the project.

SB 781              Carona

SP: Cook

Relating to the repeal of certain legislative oversight committees.

SB 1799             West

SP: Branch / Alonzo

Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; authorizing the issuance of bonds.

SB 1714             Duncan

SP: Chisum

Relating to certain actions against an employer by an employee who is not covered by workers' compensation insurance.

SB 542              Hegar

SP: Fletcher

Relating to the regulation of law enforcement officers by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.

SB 332              Fraser / et al.

SP: Ritter

Relating to the ownership of groundwater below the surface of land, the right to produce that groundwater, and the management of groundwater in this state.


SB 303              Nichols

SP: Scott / White

Relating to health care services provided or paid by a hospital district.

SB 1543             Wentworth

SP: Larson

Relating to the authority of an independent school district to invest in corporate bonds.

SB 1816             Zaffirini

SP: Raymond

Relating to county and municipal land development regulation.

********** POSTPONED BUSINESS **********
UNTIL 10:30 PM on Monday, May 23, 2011

SB 738              Shapiro

SP: Villarreal

Relating to a parental role in determining sanctions applied to a public school campus under certain circumstances.

********** POSTPONED BUSINESS **********
UNTIL 11:30 PM on Monday, May 23, 2011

SB 173              West

SP: Dutton

Relating to civil remedy of violations of certain municipal health and safety ordinances.

********** POSTPONED BUSINESS **********

SJR 5               Ogden

SP: Pitts

Proposing a constitutional amendment to clarify references to the permanent school fund, to allow the General Land Office to distribute revenue derived from permanent school fund land or other properties to the available school fund, and to provide for an increase in the market value of the permanent school fund for the purpose of allowing increased distributions from the available school fund.

SB 499              Jackson

SP: Guillen

Relating to the identification of breeder deer by microchips.

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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 327              Van de Putte / Davis

SP: Garza

Relating to including certain veterans service organizations as small businesses for the purpose of state contracting.

SB 1393             Seliger

SP: Keffer

Relating to the use of contracts by local governments to purchase electricity.

SB 1434             Carona

SP: Geren

Relating to certain low-income weatherization programs.

SB 1286             Watson

SP: Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to the funding of retirement systems for firefighters in certain municipalities.

SB 981              Carona

SP: Anchia / Gallego

Relating to the regulation of distributed renewable generation of electricity.

SB 1120             Seliger

SP: Lewis

Relating to the exemption from taxation of property of a local government corporation.

SB 158              Williams

SP: Fletcher / Gallego

Relating to the fraudulent obtaining of a controlled substance from a practitioner; providing a penalty.

SB 1048             Jackson

SP: Davis, John

Relating to the creation of public and private facilities and infrastructure.

SB 776              Zaffirini

SP: Guillen / Quintanilla / Raymond

Relating to customs brokers.

SB 293              Watson / et al.

SP: Davis, John

Relating to telemedicine medical services, telehealth services, and home telemonitoring services provided to certain Medicaid recipients.

SB 1073             Jackson

SP: King, Tracy O.

Relating to rainwater harvesting systems that are connected to public water supply systems.

SB 1551             Rodriguez / et al.

SP: Raymond / Gallego

Relating to missing children; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 573              Nichols / Gallegos / Patrick / et al.

SP: Creighton / Eissler / Cook

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

SB 978              Hinojosa

SP: Gonzales, Veronica

Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3.

SB 1285             Watson

SP: Strama

Relating to contributions to the retirement systems for certain police officers in certain municipalities.

SB 1009             Huffman

SP: Sheffield

Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to notify the federal Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) regarding the withdrawal or nonattendance of certain foreign students.

SB 81               Nelson

SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to food safety.

SB 1664             Duncan

SP: Truitt / Creighton

Relating to the powers and duties of and contributions to and benefits from the systems and programs administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

SB 1605             Seliger

SP: Lewis / Geren / Cook

Relating to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission.

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.