Senate Bills Returned from House with Amendments for 5/26/2011



May 26, 2011

SB 5 Zaffirini SP: Branch

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

SB 8 Nelson SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to improving the quality and efficiency of health care.

SB 49 Zaffirini/ et al. SP: Guillen

Relating to school district requirements regarding parental notification in connection with disciplinary alternative education programs.

SB 71 Nelson SP: Raymond

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

SB 76 Nelson SP: Morrison

Relating to certain providers of subsidized child care.

SB 78 Nelson SP: Laubenberg

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

SB 81 Nelson SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to food safety.

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 197 West SP: Phillips

Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles; providing penalties.

SB 209 Zaffirini SP: Walle

Relating to juvenile case managers.

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 223 Nelson SP: Gonzalez, Naomi

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

SB 286 Harris SP: Hartnett

Relating to attorney's fees and other costs in guardianship proceedings.

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 303 Nichols SP: Scott/ et al.

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

SB 322 Carona SP: Deshotel

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

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 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 391 Patrick SP: Eissler

Relating to the provision of electronic samples of a textbook adopted by the State Board of Education.

SB 407 Watson/ et al. SP: Craddick/ 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 425 Carona/ et al. SP: Hancock

Relating to property and casualty certificates of insurance and approval of property and casualty certificate of insurance forms by the Texas Department of Insurance; providing penalties.

SB 462 West SP: Veasey/ et al.

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 480 Hegar SP: Gallego

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

SB 498 Jackson SP: Phillips

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

SB 502 West SP: Thompson

Relating to determinations of paternity; creating an offense.

SB 542 Hegar SP: Fletcher

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

SB 594 Van de Putte/ et al. SP: Zerwas

Relating to certain procedures applicable to electronic prescriptions for Schedule II controlled substances.

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 731 Nichols SP: Kolkhorst

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

SB 736 Hinojosa SP: Dukes/ et al.

Relating to membership of local school health advisory councils.

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 776 Zaffirini SP: Guillen/ et al.

Relating to customs brokers.

SB 803 Hegar SP: Hunter

Relating to venue projects in certain counties.

SB 809 Seliger SP: Giddings

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

SB 841 Patrick/ et al. SP: Miller, Sid/ et al.

Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of breach of computer security.

SB 844 Patrick SP: Hunter/ et al.

Relating to the offense of escape from custody by a person lawfully detained.

SB 859 Duncan/ Hegar/ Nelson SP: Smithee

Relating to small and large employer health group cooperatives.

SB 924 Carona SP: Keffer

Relating to energy efficiency reports by municipally owned utilities and electric cooperatives.

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 978 Hinojosa SP: Gonzales, Veronica

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

SB 981 Carona SP: Anchia/ et al.

Relating to the regulation of distributed renewable generation of electricity.

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 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 1035 Williams SP: Harless

Relating to motor vehicle title services; providing penalties.

SB 1048 Jackson SP: Davis, John

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

SB 1068 Ellis SP: Guillen

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

SB 1094 Rodriguez SP: Strama

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

SB 1114 Wentworth SP: Smith, Todd

Relating to the regulation of driver training schools and instructors.

SB 1130 Hegar SP: Kleinschmidt

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

SB 1170 Carona SP: Hamilton

Relating to the regulation of barbers and cosmetologists.

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 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 1209 Whitmire SP: Marquez/ 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 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 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 1271 Duncan SP: Perry

Relating to alternative dispute resolution systems established by counties.

SB 1285 Watson SP: Strama

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

SB 1286 Watson SP: Rodriguez, Eddie

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

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 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 1449 Zaffirini SP: Raymond

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

SB 1546 Patrick SP: Murphy

Relating to the right to a new hearing before an appraisal review board following a failure to attend a hearing.

SB 1551 Rodriguez/ et al. SP: Raymond/ et al.

Relating to missing children; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 1605 Seliger SP: Lewis/ et al.

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

SB 1616 West SP: Gallego/ et al.

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

SB 1620 Duncan/ et al. SP: Aycock

Relating to substitution of certain career and technology courses for certain mathematics and science courses otherwise required under the recommended high school program.

SB 1636 Davis/ et al. SP: McClendon

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

SB 1649 Watson/ et al. SP: Margo

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

SB 1732 Van de Putte SP: Guillen

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

SB 1733 Van de Putte SP: Menendez

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

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

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

SB 1760 Lucio SP: Oliveira

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

SB 1796 Van de Putte/ Rodriguez/ et al. SP: Miller, Sid

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

SB 1810 Carona SP: Truitt

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

SB 1909 Lucio SP: Oliveira

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

SB 1920 Gallegos SP: Eiland

Relating to the powers of the Coastal Water Authority; affecting the authority to issue bonds.