Bills Referred Today for 5/19/2011



May 19, 2011

Committee referral on the following:

HB 1690 Flynn

Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade sports facilities in certain municipalities.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 3743 Workman

Relating to the rights, powers, functions, and duties of the West Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 5.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 3848 Gooden

Relating to compensation for services and reimbursement for expenses of a member of the board of directors of the Lake View Management and Development District.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 3864 Gooden

Relating to the creation of the Lazy W District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 3865 Isaac

Relating to the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District.

Natural Resources

HB 3866 Miller, Doug

Relating to the date for the election of directors of the Hill Country Underground Water Conservation District.

Natural Resources

HCR 50 Creighton/ Taylor, Larry/ Gonzales, Larry/ Bonnen/ Hilderbran/ et al.

Affirming the pride of all Texans in both our one and indivisible national union and our one and indivisible state, claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist from certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.

State Affairs

HCR 60 Burkett/ Flynn/ Brown/ Paxton/ et al.

Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

State Affairs

HCR 94 Flynn/ Keffer/ Creighton/ Chisum/ et al.

Urging Congress to repeal the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

Business & Commerce

HCR 129 Patrick, Diane/ Torres/ Legler

Notifying the U.S. Department of Education that certain career schools or colleges are legally authorized by the state of Texas to operate educational programs beyond secondary education.

Higher Education

Committee re-referral on the following:

HB 3841 Martinez, "Mando"

Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 907 in Hidalgo County as Rudy Villarreal Road.

Re-referred from Transportation & Homeland Security to International Relations & Trade