Local Consent And Resolutions Calendar

Monday, May 23, 2011
10:00 AM



********** HOUSE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS **********

HCR 147             Button

Encouraging cities to promote long-term economic development and job growth by working together on the regional level to attract and retain business investment.

HCR 152             Torres / White / Quintanilla / Patrick, Diane / et al.

Designating the first full week of May as Texas Teacher Appreciation Week for a 10-year period, 2012 to 2021.

HCR 159             Hughes

Designating Marshall as the official Birthplace of Boogie Woogie.

HR 1978             Zerwas

Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker to create a joint interim committee to study the overall economic and systemic impact of Alzheimer's disease through 2017, including an inventory of public and private infrastructure and capacity and funds and systems to support and expand statewide planning and the activities of the Texas Alzheimer's Research Consortium.

********** SENATE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS **********

SB 32               Zaffirini

SP: Branch

Relating to the consolidation of related higher education programs governing tuition, fee exemptions, and waivers respective to specific target populations.

SB 43               Zaffirini

SP: Raymond

Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient.

SB 54               Zaffirini

SP: Eissler

Relating to certification to teach public school students who have visual impairments.

SB 77               Nelson

SP: Raymond

Relating to certain requirements for certain sponsoring organizations and other institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

SB 86               Nelson

SP: Miller, Sid

Relating to municipal contracts for enforcement of outstanding traffic violation arrest warrants.

SB 89               Lucio / et al.

SP: Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts.

SB 144              West

SP: Thompson / Gallego / Davis, Yvonne / Aliseda

Relating to allowing a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision to be eligible for a pardon.

SB 149              West

SP: Castro

Relating to rules adopted and reporting required under the school district college credit program.

SB 150              West

SP: Miller, Sid

Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to special agents of the Office of Inspector General of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and to updating certain references related to the grant of that authority to other federal law enforcement personnel.

SB 162              Shapiro

SP: Branch

Relating to developing a developmental education plan for students entering public institutions of higher education.

SB 167              West

SP: Veasey / Gallego / Aliseda / Rodriguez, Eddie / Davis, Yvonne

Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files after an individual receives a pardon or a grant of certain other relief with respect to the offense for which the individual was arrested.

SB 187              Nelson / et al.

SP: Zerwas

Relating to human body and anatomical specimen donation.

SB 189              Nelson

SP: Zerwas

Relating to the eligibility of certain aliens for a license to practice medicine in this state.

SB 192              Nelson

SP: Howard, Donna / Naishtat

Relating to patient advocacy activities by nurses and certain other persons; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 193              Nelson

SP: King, Susan / Naishtat

Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing.

SB 218              Nelson

SP: Dukes

Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the operation of the child protective services and foster care systems.

SB 220              Nelson

SP: Naishtat

Relating to guardianships, including the assessment of prospective wards for, and the provision of, guardianship services by the Department of Aging and Disability Services.

SB 226              Nelson / et al.

SP: Smith, Todd

Relating to reporting individual student performance on a physical fitness assessment instrument to the Texas Education Agency.

SB 229              Nelson

SP: King, Susan / Naishtat

Relating to newborn hearing screenings and hearing services for certain children.

SB 266              Williams

SP: Harless

Relating to notice required in connection with possessory liens on motor vehicles.

SB 290              Watson / et al.

SP: Hernandez Luna

Relating to including a personal financial literacy component in public school mathematics instruction.

SB 422              Duncan

SP: Frullo

Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to contract with another entity to collect certain assessments levied by the municipality or county.

SB 438              Nelson

SP: Geren

Relating to the number of days a winery may sell wine under a winery festival permit.

SB 461              Williams

SP: Huberty

Relating to the design and issuance of license plates for United States paratroopers.

SB 462              West

SP: Veasey / Gallego

Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest.

SB 469              Nelson / et al.

SP: Patrick, Diane

Relating to the collection of unpaid tolls by a regional tollway authority.

SB 471              West / et al.

SP: Parker

Relating to public school, child-placing agency, and day-care center policies addressing sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children.

SB 480              Hegar

SP: Gallego

Relating to certain appeals from judgments of municipal courts of record.

SB 481              Harris

SP: Jackson, Jim

Relating to the removal of a guardian of an incapacitated person ordered by a court.

SB 482              Harris

SP: Jackson, Jim

Relating to authorization agreements between parents and nonparent relatives of a child.

SB 496              Fraser

SP: Hilderbran / Gallego / Fletcher / Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to the punishment for the offense of evading arrest or detention.

SB 519              Hegar

SP: Hartnett / Gallego / Christian / Davis, Yvonne / Zedler / et al.

Relating to the period during which a motion for a new trial in a criminal proceeding in a justice or municipal court must be made.

SB 530              Huffman / et al.

SP: Miller, Sid

Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to special agents of the Office of Inspector General of the United States Social Security Administration and to updating certain references related to the grant of that authority to other federal law enforcement personnel.

SB 548              Nichols / Davis / Watson / et al.

SP: Darby / Schwertner

Relating to the environmental review process for transportation projects.

SB 563              Jackson

SP: Torres

Relating to information regarding job matching services provided by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 578              Fraser

SP: Hartnett / Gallego / Christian / Rodriguez, Eddie / Carter / et al.

Relating to the testimony of children in criminal cases.

SB 609              Rodriguez

SP: Gonzalez, Naomi

Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules.

SB 626              Carona

SP: Thompson

Relating to lottery winnings, including assignment of winnings, periodic payments of winnings, and the deduction of child support delinquency amounts from winnings paid to a prize winner.

SB 627              Davis

SP: Veasey

Relating to the participation by certain taxing units in tax increment financing and the payment of tax increments into the tax increment fund for a reinvestment zone.

SB 682              Huffman

SP: Elkins

Relating to access to criminal history record information that relates to a person who is an applicant for appointment to an appraisal review board.

SB 701              Watson

SP: Strama / Pena / Button

Relating to high-value data sets of state agencies posted on the Internet.

SB 735              Carona

SP: Smithee

Relating to prohibition of certain extra hazardous coverages by title insurance companies.

SB 743              Hegar / et al.

SP: Kleinschmidt

Relating to the designation of a segment of State Highway 71 as the 95th Division Memorial Highway.

SB 760              West

SP: Turner

Relating to the term of interlocal contracts.

SB 767              Ellis

SP: Alvarado

Relating to the regulation of certain residential mortgage foreclosure consulting services; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 789              Harris / et al.

SP: Thompson

Relating to the duration of a protective order against family violence.

SB 791              Duncan

SP: Jackson, Jim

Relating to electronic notification of certain state officials and agencies of certain rules and rulemaking filings.

SB 792              Duncan

SP: Branch

Relating to the duties of the secretary of state.

SB 796              Nelson

SP: King, Susan

Relating to reporting on and assessing programs for the prevention and treatment of diabetes in the state.

SB 799              Nelson

SP: Geren

Relating to the definition of "first sale" for purposes of the taxes imposed on certain liquor.

SB 802              Hegar

SP: Hunter

Relating to allowing the Aransas County Commissioners Court to charge interest on assessments for certain county road improvements.

SB 804              Hegar

SP: Hunter

Relating to the use of revenue from the hotel occupancy tax by certain counties.

SB 811              Zaffirini

SP: Hardcastle

Relating to the regulation of the practice of veterinary medicine.

SB 812              Zaffirini

SP: Raymond

Relating to the resumption of employment by certain retirees within the Texas Municipal Retirement System.

SB 819              Harris / et al.

SP: Thompson

Relating to family violence and protective orders.

SB 851              Zaffirini

SP: Branch

Relating to a uniform deadline for student financial assistance for public institutions of higher education other than public junior colleges.

SB 855              Duncan

SP: Hilderbran

Relating to assistance provided by the Office of Public Utility Counsel to interested parties on certain electricity matters involving certificates of convenience and necessity.

SB 867              Deuell

SP: Jackson, Jim

Relating to testing accommodations for a person with dyslexia taking a licensing examination administered by a state agency.

SB 886              Carona

SP: Darby

Relating to the execution docket and other records of certain court clerks.

SB 899              Ogden / et al.

SP: Schwertner

Relating to the legislature's consent or approval of a settlement of a claim or action against this state.

SB 917              Wentworth

SP: Miller, Doug

Relating to emergency service districts.

SB 957              Birdwell

SP: Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Relating to the clarification of terminology relating to the Waco Center for Youth.

SB 959              Wentworth

SP: Pickett

Relating to toll collection and enforcement.

SB 966              Uresti / et al.

SP: Pickett

Relating to high school diplomas for certain military veterans.

SB 987              Hegar

SP: Kleinschmidt

Relating to the term of office and qualifications for a director of the Colorado County Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 993              Uresti

SP: Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to certain arrangements to provide care for a child during an investigation of abuse or neglect.

SB 1002             Van de Putte / et al.

SP: Menendez

Relating to the designation of program costs for providing bill payment assistance to certain military veterans as a necessary operating expense that is a first lien against revenue of certain electric and gas utilities' revenue securing certain public securities or obligations.

SB 1003             Fraser

SP: Smith, Wayne

Relating to penalties for, and emergency orders suspending, the operation of a rock crusher or certain concrete plants without a current permit under the Texas Clean Air Act.

SB 1026             Harris

SP: Naishtat

Relating to the powers and duties of an attorney ad litem appointed for a parent or an alleged father in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

SB 1043             Watson

SP: Martinez, "Mando"

Relating to the criminal penalty for the discarding of certain burning materials.

SB 1044             Watson / Jackson

SP: Ritter

Relating to authorizing counties to finance the acquisition of conservation easements.

SB 1046             Duncan

SP: Pena

Relating to information regarding deceased registered voters.

SB 1068             Ellis

SP: Guillen

Relating to the lease of certain state parking facilities to other persons.

SB 1069             Jackson

SP: Davis, John

Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund reporting requirement.

SB 1094             Rodriguez

SP: Strama

Relating to the availability of online testing for high school equivalency examinations.

SB 1098             Huffman

SP: Jackson, Jim / Gallego / Christian / Zedler / Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to certain offenses involving unauthorized recordings.

SB 1103             Carona

SP: Carter / Davis, Yvonne / Zedler / Rodriguez, Eddie / Christian / et al.

Relating to the venue for prosecution of certain theft offenses.

SB 1114             Wentworth

SP: Smith, Todd

Relating to the regulation of driver training schools and instructors.

SB 1159             Wentworth

SP: Jackson, Jim

Relating to an exception to the residency requirements for filing a suit for dissolution of a marriage in this state for certain spouses of military personnel.

SB 1169             Carona

SP: Hamilton

Relating to the regulation of providers, administrators, and sellers of service contracts and identity recovery service contracts; providing penalties.

SB 1176             Jackson

SP: Davis, John

Relating to the definition of a postsecondary program in regard to non-baccalaureate career schools and colleges.

SB 1179             Nelson

SP: Harper-Brown

Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education and other obsolete provisions of law.

SB 1185             Nichols

SP: Gooden

Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax for the operation and maintenance of a fairground in the county.

SB 1196             Rodriguez

SP: Hartnett

Relating to guardianships and alternatives to guardianship for persons who have physical disabilities or who are incapacitated.

SB 1198             Rodriguez

SP: Hartnett

Relating to decedents' estates.

SB 1209             Whitmire

SP: Marquez / Madden / Allen / Perry / Workman / et al.

Relating to the detention of certain juvenile offenders.

SB 1216             Estes

SP: Hartnett

Relating to determination of the validity and enforceability of a contract containing an arbitration agreement in suits for dissolution of marriage and certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

SB 1220             Hinojosa / et al.

SP: Gonzales, Veronica

Relating to the advisory committee on Medicaid and child health plan program rate and expenditure disparities between the Texas-Mexico border region and other areas of the state.

SB 1228             Hegar

SP: Jackson, Jim

Relating to the duties of district clerks regarding certain electronic filing systems.

SB 1231             Estes

SP: Laubenberg

Relating to the regulation of health spas by the secretary of state.

SB 1233             West

SP: Coleman

Relating to the promotion of efficiencies in and the administration of certain district court and county services and functions.

SB 1234             West

SP: Dutton

Relating to municipal management districts.

SB 1271             Duncan

SP: Perry

Relating to alternative dispute resolution systems established by counties.

SB 1273             Williams

SP: Hamilton / Gallego / Coleman / Hartnett / Christian / et al.

Relating to the lawful manufacture, distribution, and possession of and prescriptions for controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

SB 1292             Hegar

SP: Fletcher / Pena / Miller, Sid

Relating to the issuance of a driver's license to a peace officer that includes an alternative to the officer's residence address.

SB 1308             Seliger

SP: McClendon / Gallego / Rodriguez, Eddie / Hartnett / Zedler

Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in capital cases.

SB 1322             Fraser

SP: Hilderbran

Relating to the operation of the Kimble County, McCulloch County, Mason County, and Menard County Juvenile Boards.

SB 1330             Watson

SP: Naishtat

Relating to driving safety courses for individuals younger than 25 years of age receiving deferred disposition for certain traffic offenses.

SB 1361             Estes

SP: Hardcastle

Relating to the audit report exemption for certain general and special law districts.

SB 1404             Hinojosa

SP: Davis, Yvonne

Relating to the deadline for filing a suit to compel an appraisal review board to change an appraisal roll.

SB 1413             Hegar

SP: Kleinschmidt

Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax and to the rate of the tax.

SB 1421             Nelson

SP: Schwertner / Davis, Sarah

Relating to the awarding of grants provided by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

SB 1438             Van de Putte

SP: Hopson

Relating to the program for impaired pharmacists and disciplinary proceedings conducted by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.

SB 1441             Ellis

SP: Davis, Yvonne

Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll.

SB 1449             Zaffirini

SP: Raymond

Relating to an alternative method of satisfying certain licensing requirements for chemical dependency treatment facilities.

SB 1480             Hegar

SP: Darby

Relating to the regulation of exotic aquatic species by the Parks and Wildlife Department; providing penalties.

SB 1493             Uresti

SP: Farias

Relating to the directors of a defense base management authority and to a study on the effectiveness of the authority.

SB 1521             Uresti

SP: Gallego / Castro / Hartnett / Aliseda / Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from a municipal court building security fund.

SB 1522             Hinojosa

SP: Madden / Gallego / Carter / Burkett / Aliseda

Relating to the entering of a plea in a criminal case by a defendant confined in a penal institution.

SB 1557             Carona

SP: Strama

Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium.

SB 1600             Whitmire

SP: King, Phil / Miller, Sid

Relating to the registration of peace officers as private security officers.

SB 1610             Lucio / Williams

SP: Hamilton

Relating to seat belt requirements for certain vehicles.

SB 1613             Ogden

SP: Brown

Relating to the application of the public meetings and public information laws to public power utilities.

SB 1616             West

SP: Gallego / Anchia / Hartnett / Christian / Zedler

Relating to the collection, storage, preservation, analysis, retrieval, and destruction of biological evidence.

SB 1636             Davis / et al.

SP: McClendon

Relating to the collection, analysis, and preservation of sexual assault or DNA evidence.

SB 1638             Davis

SP: Geren

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

SB 1649             Watson / et al.

SP: Margo

Relating to a grant program to support the prosecution of certain crimes.

SB 1686             Ellis

SP: Anchia

Relating to group health benefits coverage for persons wrongfully imprisoned.

SB 1698             Williams

SP: Callegari

Relating to reporting concerning inmates who are confined in county jails and subject to federal immigration detainers.

SB 1726             Zaffirini

SP: Branch

Relating to the development of measurable learning outcomes for undergraduate courses at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1733             Van de Putte

SP: Menendez

Relating to the occupational licensing of spouses of members of the military.

SB 1737             Van de Putte

SP: Flynn

Relating to accrual and use of leave of absence for certain training or duty, including military training or duty, by public employees and officers.

SB 1751             Uresti

SP: Thompson

Relating to calculation of the net resources of a person ordered to pay child support.

SB 1760             Lucio

SP: Oliveira

Relating to notice of water and wastewater requirements before certain sales of certain residential properties.

SB 1787             Patrick

SP: Martinez Fischer

Relating to the information provided by a peace officer before requesting a specimen to determine intoxication.

SB 1789             Patrick

SP: Bohac

Relating to platting requirements affecting subdivision golf courses in certain counties.

SB 1796             Van de Putte / Rodriguez / et al.

SP: Miller, Sid

Relating to the creation of the Texas Coordinating Council for Veterans Services.

SB 1807             Lucio

SP: Lozano

Relating to the composition of the 444th Judicial District.

SB 1812             Nichols / et al.

SP: Hamilton

Relating to criminal history record information of certain applicants for a certificate of registration issued by the Texas Real Estate Commission.

SB 1816             Zaffirini

SP: Raymond

Relating to county and municipal land development regulation.

SB 1857             Zaffirini

SP: Truitt

Relating to the administration of medication for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

SB 1875             Hinojosa

SP: Munoz, Jr.

Relating to the governing body and the powers of the Agua Special Utility District.

SB 1880             Huffman

SP: Howard, Charlie

Relating to the powers and duties of the Imperial Redevelopment District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

SB 1887             Harris

SP: Smith, Todd

Relating to the appointment of bailiffs in certain county criminal courts of Tarrant County.

SB 1907             Wentworth

SP: Geren

Relating to access to certain archaic information.

SB 1914             Watson / et al.

SP: Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to the creation of the Southeast Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

SB 1915             Watson / et al.

SP: Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to the creation of the Southeast Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

SB 1927             Zaffirini / et al.

SP: Garza

Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions.

SB 1928             Ellis / West / et al.

SP: Allen

Relating to an African American Texans memorial monument on the Capitol grounds.

SCR 35              Wentworth

SP: Miller, Doug

Designating western swing as the official State Music of Texas.

SCR 51              Ellis / West / et al.

SP: Allen

Expressing the legislature's support for the construction of a monument to African American Texans on the grounds of the State Capitol at the location approved by the State Preservation Board for a Juneteenth monument.