Local and Uncontested Bills for 3/17/2011


The following bills have been certified for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar to be held Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 8:30 AM.

SCR 5 (LC)Hinojosa/ et al.

Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to provide for a joint interim legislative study regarding the development and potential economic impact of a cruise industry on the Texas coast between Calhoun and Cameron Counties.

SB 41 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the use of restraints in state supported living centers.

SB 43 (LC)Zaffirini

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 67 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to leave for junior college district or university system employees who are physically assaulted while on duty.

SB 74 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the disposition of surplus or salvage data processing equipment of a university system or an institution or agency of higher education.

SB 78 (CS) (LC)Nelson

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

SB 79 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the contents and applicability of a school district's grading policy.

SB 81 (LC)Nelson

Relating to food manufacturers, food wholesalers, and warehouse operators required to hold a license.

SB 85 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the duties of the county tax assessor-collector and voter registrar regarding exemptions from jury service.

SB 118 (LC)Uresti

Relating to a court's authority to order a proposed patient to receive extended outpatient mental health services.

SB 131 (LC)Wentworth

Relating to cemeteries in certain municipalities.

SB 140 (CS) (LC)Shapiro

Relating to minimum public school attendance for class credit or a final grade.

SB 155 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the eligibility of certain school district employees to participate or be enrolled in certain group health benefit programs.

SB 156 (CS) (LC)Huffman

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

SB 176 (LC)Huffman

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

SB 179 (LC)Estes

Relating to the service area of the North Central Texas College District.

SB 187 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to human body and anatomical specimen donation.

SB 189 (LC)Nelson

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

SB 190 (CS) (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the licensing and regulation of physicians, physician assistants, acupuncturists, and surgical assistants.

SB 191 (LC)Nelson

Relating to disposition of a contested case by the Texas Medical Board.

SB 192 (LC)Nelson

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

SB 209 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the supervision of certain juvenile case managers.

SB 244 (LC)Patrick

Relating to the continuing education requirements for certain peace officers.

SB 247 (LC)Shapiro/ et al.

Relating to the authority of the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission to participate in the establishment and operation of an affiliated nonprofit organization and provide grants.

SB 263 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the revocation, suspension, or restriction of the license of a physician placed on deferred adjudication community supervision or arrested for certain offenses.

SB 316 (LC)Whitmire/ et al.

Relating to criminal asset forfeiture, the disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture, and accountability for that disposition; providing civil penalties.

SB 322 (CS) (LC)Carona

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

SB 323 (LC)Carona

Relating to the applicability of certain laws governing corporations to limited liability companies.

SB 328 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to notice of a hospital lien.

SB 386 (LC)Williams

Relating to the Lone Star College System District service area.

SB 391 (CS) (LC)Patrick

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

SB 396 (LC)Deuell

Relating to the state fire marshal's investigation of the death of a firefighter who dies in the line of duty or in connection with an on-duty incident.

SB 416 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to the amount of outstanding total liability of a mortgage guaranty insurer.

SB 422 (LC)Duncan

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 426 (LC)Duncan

Relating to the liability of and payment of legal fees for court-appointed trustees of certain facilities.

SB 428 (LC)Huffman

Relating to notice to a judgment debtor of the filing of a foreign judgment.

SB 436 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the authority of a county to inspect day-care centers and group day-care homes.

SB 472 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to voting practices and elections of property owners' associations.

SB 489 (LC)Fraser/ Duncan/ Estes

Relating to the Texas State Technical College System.

SB 508 (LC)Lucio

Relating to the extent of extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain less populous municipalities located on a barrier island.

SB 509 (LC)Lucio

Relating to the validation of a home-rule charter for certain municipalities.

SB 510 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to a voluntary statewide diabetes mellitus registry.

SB 528 (LC)Huffman

Relating to meetings of the University of Houston System Board of Regents.

SB 539 (LC)Carona

Relating to the award of costs and attorney's fees in certain proceedings concerning mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens.

SB 735 (LC)Carona

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

SB 747 (LC)Carona

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

SB 748 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to business entities and associations.

SB 796 (CS) (LC)Nelson

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