Thursday, May 19, 2011




********** SENATE AMENDMENTS **********

Senate amendment printings:

ELIGIBLE AT 2:50 PM MAY 17, 2011:

HB 1286             Howard, Donna / Hochberg / et al.

Relating to adoption of rules by the University Interscholastic League.
     3 Amendments, consisting of 6 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:30 PM MAY 17, 2011:

HB 413              Aycock

Relating to the confidentiality of certain information held by a veterinarian.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:50 PM MAY 17, 2011:

HB 275              Pitts / Giddings / Otto / Riddle / Aycock / et al.

Relating to making an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for expenditure during the current state fiscal biennium.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:20 PM MAY 18, 2011:

HB 3726             Guillen

Relating to the preservation and maintenance of the Alamo by the General Land Office.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 7 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:30 PM MAY 18, 2011:

HB 943              Dukes

Relating to reporting requirements concerning missing persons, including missing children in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 5 pages total.

HB 2154             Eiland / Torres

Relating to certain continuing education requirements for agents who sell annuities.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 1 page total.

ELIGIBLE AT 2:50 PM MAY 18, 2011:

HB 345              Kleinschmidt

Relating to limitations on awards in an adjudication brought against a local governmental entity for breach of contract.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 3:10 PM MAY 18, 2011:

HB 1136             Aycock

Relating to requiring an election authority to provide notice to certain county chairs regarding certain election activities.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 2 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 9:40 PM MAY 18, 2011:

HB 2457             Davis, John / Reynolds

Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund.
     2 Amendments, consisting of 3 pages total.
     Committee Substitute, consisting of 16 pages total.

ELIGIBLE AT 1:00 PM MAY 19, 2011:

HB 34               Branch / Lewis / et al.

Relating to including in the public high school curriculum instruction in methods of paying for postsecondary education and training.
     1 Amendment, consisting of 1 page total.



********** CONFERENCE COMMITTEE **********

Conference Committee Reports:

ELIGIBLE AT 11:40 AM MAY 19, 2011:

HB 1555             Thompson / Miles

Relating to the first day of instruction in certain school districts that provide additional days of instruction financed with local funds.


The Senate requests the appointment of a conference committee on:

SB 201              Uresti / et al.

SP: Callegari

Relating to the calculation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran for the tax year in which the veteran qualifies or ceases to qualify for an exemption from taxation of the homestead.
(Senate Conferees: Uresti, Ch./Wentworth/Williams/Birdwell/Hinojosa)

SB 316              Whitmire / et al.

SP: Gallego

Relating to criminal asset forfeiture, the disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture, and accountability for that disposition; providing civil penalties.
(Senate Conferees: Whitmire, Ch./Carona/Hegar/Hinojosa/Huffman)

SB 321              Hegar / Birdwell / et al.

SP: Kleinschmidt

Relating to an employee's transportation and storage of certain firearms or ammunition while on certain property owned or controlled by the employee's employer.
(Senate Conferees: Hegar, Ch./Patrick/Wentworth/Whitmire/Birdwell)

SB 602              Rodriguez

SP: Marquez

Relating to allowing a governmental body to redact certain personal information under the public information law without the necessity of requesting a decision from the attorney general and the calculation of certain deadlines under the public information law.
(Senate Conferees: Rodriguez, Ch./Eltife/Gallegos/Uresti/Wentworth)

SB 647              Hegar

SP: Taylor, Larry

Relating to the continuation and operation of the office of public insurance counsel.
(Senate Conferees: Hegar, Ch./Huffman/Nelson/Uresti/Birdwell)

SB 1087             Carona

SP: Hilderbran

Relating to state-issued certificates of franchise authority to provide cable service and video service.
(Senate Conferees: Carona, Ch./Eltife/Lucio/Watson/Van de Putte)