Senate Bills Returned from House with Amendments for 5/23/2011



May 23, 2011

SB 5 Zaffirini SP: Branch

Relating to the administration and business affairs of public institutions of higher education.

SB 20 Williams/ et al. SP: Strama/ et al.

Relating to a grant program for certain natural gas motor vehicles.

SB 71 Nelson SP: Raymond

Relating to certain reports submitted and analyses conducted regarding health and human services.

SB 78 Nelson SP: Laubenberg

Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies.

SB 89 Lucio/ et al. SP: Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts.

SB 144 West SP: Thompson/ et al.

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

SB 156 Huffman SP: Gonzales, Veronica

Relating to health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services and access to certain confidential patient information within the department.

SB 167 West SP: Veasey/ et al.

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 176 Huffman SP: Branch

Relating to student eligibility for tuition rebates offered by general academic teaching institutions.

SB 181 Shapiro/ Seliger/ Watson/ et al. SP: Laubenberg/ et al.

Relating to the calculation and reporting of water usage by municipalities and water utilities for state water planning and other purposes.

SB 209 Zaffirini SP: Walle

Relating to juvenile case managers.

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 221 Nelson SP: Gonzalez, Naomi

Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services, including protective services and investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation for certain adults who are elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 222 Nelson SP: Raymond

Relating to access to certain long-term care services and supports under the medical assistance program.

SB 229 Nelson SP: King, Susan/ et al.

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

SB 322 Carona SP: Deshotel

Relating to the requirements for reinsurance contracts covering title insurance policies issued in this state.

SB 329 Watson/ et al. SP: Chisum/ et al.

Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties.

SB 349 Eltife SP: Hopson

Relating to the hotel occupancy tax rate in certain municipalities.

SB 385 Williams/ et al. SP: Otto/ et al.

Relating to the creation of an alternative fuel program to be funded by the Texas emissions reduction plan fund.

SB 408 Estes SP: Keffer

Relating to inspection of and the operation of watercraft on the John Graves Scenic Riverway; providing for the imposition of a criminal penalty.

SB 438 Nelson SP: Geren

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

SB 469 Nelson/ et al. SP: Patrick, Diane

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

SB 480 Hegar SP: Gallego

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

SB 502 West SP: Thompson

Relating to determinations of paternity; creating an offense.

SB 548 Nichols/ Davis/ Watson/ et al. SP: Darby/ et al.

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 629 Hegar/ et al. SP: Isaac

Relating to the Ranch at Clear Fork Creek Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

SB 660 Hinojosa/ Hegar SP: Ritter

Relating to the review and functions of the Texas Water Development Board, including the functions of the board and related entities in connection with the process for establishing and appealing desired future conditions in a groundwater management area.

SB 663 Nichols/ Hegar SP: Anchia

Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Committee of Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Instruments; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 683 Huffman/ et al. SP: Bonnen

Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Gulf Coast Water Authority.

SB 701 Watson SP: Strama/ et al.

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

SB 736 Hinojosa SP: Dukes/ et al.

Relating to membership of local school health advisory councils.

SB 747 Carona SP: Hamilton

Relating to the professions regulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission.

SB 760 West SP: Turner

Relating to the term of interlocal contracts.

SB 761 West SP: Truitt

Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals associated with nonprofit fraternal organizations.

SB 767 Ellis SP: Alvarado

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

SB 768 Watson SP: Dukes

Relating to the creation of the Rio de Vida Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

SB 789 Harris/ et al. SP: Thompson

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

SB 802 Hegar SP: Hunter

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

SB 803 Hegar SP: Hunter

Relating to venue projects in certain counties.

SB 804 Hegar SP: Hunter

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

SB 810 Hinojosa SP: Hunter

Relating to the boundaries of the Ingleside Cove Wildlife Sanctuary.

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 917 Wentworth SP: Miller, Doug

Relating to emergency service districts.

SB 932 Williams SP: Eiland

Relating to oyster beds and shells and an oyster shell recovery and replacement program.

SB 942 Watson SP: Lucio III

Relating to the creation and financing of the Lakeway Regional Medical Center Defined Area in Travis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 17; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

SB 943 Carona SP: Anchia

Relating to the classification, use, and regulation of electric energy storage equipment or facilities.

SB 988 Van de Putte SP: Larson/ et al.

Relating to the creation of a cybersecurity, education, and economic development council.

SB 993 Uresti SP: Rodriguez, Eddie

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

SB 1000 Eltife/ Hinojosa/ Van de Putte/ Williams/ et al. SP: Geren/ et al.

Relating to self-directed and semi-independent status of the Texas Real Estate Commission; making an appropriation.

SB 1035 Williams SP: Harless

Relating to motor vehicle title services; providing penalties.

SB 1124 Carona SP: Truitt/ et al.

Relating to licensing and regulation of certain persons involved in residential mortgage lending pursuant to the Texas Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2009; providing penalties.

SB 1178 Nelson SP: Raymond

Relating to the regulation of certain shelter day-care facilities, child-care facilities, and individuals providing child-care services, and access to certain criminal history record information; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 1198 Rodriguez SP: Hartnett

Relating to decedents' estates.

SB 1250 Lucio SP: Lozano

Relating to the applicability of certain restrictions on the location and operation of concrete crushing facilities.

SB 1251 Gallegos SP: Alvarado

Relating to the board of directors of the Greater East End Management District.

SB 1320 Lucio/ et al. SP: Gonzales, Veronica

Relating to the execution of deeds conveying residential real estate in connection with certain transactions involving residential real estate.

SB 1331 Watson/ et al. SP: Gallego

Relating to criminal offenses regarding the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor and providing alcoholic beverages to a minor.

SB 1338 Eltife SP: Geren

Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the State Preservation Board.

SB 1386 Lucio SP: Oliveira

Relating to the refusal to register motor vehicles by a county assessor-collector or the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.

SB 1416 Hinojosa/ et al. SP: Gallego/ et al.

Relating to the creation of the offense of possession, manufacture, transportation, repair, or sale of a tire deflation device; providing criminal penalties.

SB 1422 Nelson/ et al. SP: Solomons

Relating to coordinated county transportation authorities; creating an offense.

SB 1477 Hegar SP: Kleinschmidt

Relating to differential pay and benefits for certain employees of emergency services districts who are members of the armed forces.

SB 1504 Seliger/ Hinojosa SP: Lewis

Relating to the disposal of waste at the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact waste disposal facility.

SB 1534 Shapiro SP: Davis, John

Relating to the operation and certification of career schools or colleges.

SB 1732 Van de Putte SP: Guillen

Relating to authorizing the adjutant general to operate post exchanges on state military property.

SB 1736 Van de Putte/ et al. SP: Castro/ et al.

Relating to the establishment of the College Credit for Heroes program.

SB 1910 Rodriguez/ et al. SP: Margo/ et al.

Relating to the delay of the transition to competition in the Western Electricity Coordinating Council service area and to net metering and energy efficiency goals and programs for utilities in that area.