Bills Referred Today for 5/10/2011



May 10, 2011

Committee referral on the following:

HB 274 Creighton/ Aliseda/ Kleinschmidt/ Jackson, Jim/ Sheets/ et al.

Relating to the reform of certain remedies and procedures in civil actions and family law matters.

State Affairs

HB 388 Raymond/ Guillen/ Lozano

Relating to the designation of segments of State Highways 359, 16, and 285 as the Veterans of the Korean War Memorial Highway.

Veteran Affairs & Military Installations

HB 710 Walle/ Menendez/ Naishtat/ Munoz, Jr.

Relating to verification of identity of applicants for benefits under and prevention of duplicate participation in the financial assistance and supplemental nutrition assistance programs.

Health & Human Services

HB 751 Lewis

Relating to the attendance by a quorum of a legislative standing committee at a caucus meeting.


HB 1224 Reynolds

Relating to expulsion of a public school student who commits certain criminal acts involving a computer, computer network, or computer system owned by or operated on behalf of a school district.


HB 1278 Coleman/ Riddle/ Hochberg

Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 1418 Hughes

Relating to inmate litigation.

State Affairs

HB 1638 Aliseda

Relating to the disqualification of a district or county attorney who is the subject of a criminal investigation.

Criminal Justice

HB 1788 Farias/ King, Tracy O./ Larson/ Gallego

Relating to capturing reptiles and amphibians by nonlethal means; providing a penalty.

Agriculture & Rural Affairs

HB 2029 Flynn

Relating to the sale of a cemetery plot; providing penalties.

Business & Commerce

HB 2038 Price/ Shelton/ Mallory Caraway/ Schwertner/ Guillen/ et al.

Relating to prevention, treatment, and oversight of concussions affecting public school students participating in interscholastic athletics.

Health & Human Services

HB 2042 Menendez

Relating to defense base development authorities, including the powers of an authority and the taxation of certain tangible personal property located on the base property for which the authority is established.


HB 2197 Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to the purchase of property as part of a homestead land bank program.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 2329 Zedler

Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding victims of trafficking of persons and to the issuance and enforcement of protective orders to protect victims of trafficking of persons; providing penalties.

Criminal Justice

HB 2610 Guillen/ Hopson/ Dukes

Relating to facilitating access to certain public assistance benefits programs and health care providers and services through a community-based navigator program and through promotoras and community health workers.

Health & Human Services

HB 2678 Smith, Todd

Relating to driver training and education.

Transportation & Homeland Security

HB 2704 Sheffield

Relating to a parent's right to object to physical fitness assessment of the parent's child by a school district.


HB 2814 Hochberg/ Harless

Relating to electronic voter registration.

State Affairs

HB 2902 Zerwas

Relating to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities.

Economic Development

HB 3393 Hughes

Relating to the filing by a court reporter of an official transcript of a court proceeding.


HB 3473 Gallego

Relating to a defense to prosecution for, the punishment for, and the civil and other consequences of committing the offense of prostitution.

Criminal Justice

HB 3483 Christian

Relating to seller's disclosure regarding the presence of contaminants on residential real property.

Business & Commerce

Committee re-referral on the following:

HCR 133 Bonnen

Designating the red drum as the official State Saltwater Fish of Texas.

Re-referred from Government Organization to Administration