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  S.B. No. 59
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to required reports and other documents prepared by state
  agencies and institutions of higher education.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 15.006, Agriculture Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 15.006.  BIENNIAL [ANNUAL] REPORT. The department [and
  the Texas Department of Health] shall [jointly] prepare a biennial
  [an annual] report concerning the special nutrition program and
  submit a copy of the report to the governor, lieutenant governor,
  and speaker of the house of representatives. The report must
  include information on the condition of the program, persons
  served, amount of food coupons redeemed, and funds received and
  expended.
         SECTION 2.  Subsection (e), Section 102.167, Agriculture
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (e)  Not later than December 1 [the 30th day] before the
  first day of each regular session of the legislature, the
  department shall submit to the governor a full report of
  transactions under this subchapter during the preceding biennium.
  The report must include a complete statement of receipts and
  expenditures under this subchapter during the biennium.
         SECTION 3.  Section 201.028, Agriculture Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 201.028.  ANNUAL [SEMIANNUAL] REPORT. Not later than
  January 1 [and July 1] of each year, the state board shall prepare
  and deliver to the governor, the lieutenant governor, and the
  speaker of the house of representatives a report relating to the
  status of the budget areas of responsibility assigned to the board,
  including outreach programs, grants made and received, federal
  funding applied for and received, special projects, and oversight
  of water conservation district activities.
         SECTION 4.  Article 59.11, Code of Criminal Procedure, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Art. 59.11.  REPORT OF SEIZED AND FORFEITED AIRCRAFT. Not
  later than the 10th day after the last day of each quarter of the
  fiscal year, the Department of Public Safety shall report to the
  Texas Department of Transportation [State Aircraft Pooling Board]:
               (1)  a description of each aircraft that the Department
  of Public Safety [department] has received by forfeiture under this
  chapter during the preceding quarter and the purposes for which the
  Department of Public Safety [department] intends to use the
  aircraft; and
               (2)  a description of each aircraft the Department of
  Public Safety [department] knows to have been seized under this
  chapter during the preceding quarter and the purposes for which the
  Department of Public Safety [department] would use the aircraft if
  it were forfeited to the Department of Public Safety [department].
         SECTION 5.  Subsection (j), Article 60.02, Code of Criminal
  Procedure, is amended to read as follows:
         (j)  At least once during each five-year period the council
  shall coordinate an examination of the records and operations of
  the criminal justice information system to ensure the accuracy and
  completeness of information in the system and to ensure the
  promptness of information reporting. The state auditor, or other
  appropriate entity selected by the council, shall conduct the
  examination with the cooperation of the council, the Department of
  Public Safety, and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The
  Department of Public Safety, the council, and the Texas Department
  of Criminal Justice may examine the records of the agencies
  required to report information to the Department of Public Safety
  or the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The examining entity
  shall submit to the legislature and the council a report that
  summarizes the findings of each examination and contains
  recommendations for improving the system. Not later than the first
  anniversary after the date the examining entity submits its report,
  the Department of Public Safety shall report to the Legislative
  Budget Board, the governor, [the state auditor,] and the council on
  the department's progress in implementing the examining entity's
  recommendations, including for each recommendation not implemented
  the reason for not implementing the recommendation. The Department
  of Public Safety shall submit a similar report each year following
  the submission of the first report until each of the examining
  entity's recommendations is implemented.
         SECTION 6.  Subsection (a), Section 32.157, Education Code,
  is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  After the expiration of the project, the agency may
  review the project based on the annual reports the agency receives
  from the board of trustees of participating school districts.  The
  agency may include the review of the project in the comprehensive
  biennial [annual] report required under Section 39.332 that
  includes [covers] the 2012-2013 school year.
         SECTION 7.  Subsection (e), Section 39.027, Education Code,
  is amended to read as follows:
         (e)  The commissioner shall develop an assessment system
  that shall be used for evaluating the academic progress, including
  reading proficiency in English, of all students of limited English
  proficiency, as defined by Section 29.052.  A student who is exempt
  from the administration of an assessment instrument under
  Subsection (a)(1) or (2) who achieves reading proficiency in
  English as determined by the assessment system developed under this
  subsection shall be administered the assessment instruments
  described by Sections 39.023(a) and (c).  The performance under the
  assessment system developed under this subsection of students to
  whom Subsection (a)(1) or (2) applies shall be included in the
  indicator systems under Section 39.301, as applicable, the
  performance report under Section 39.306, and the comprehensive
  biennial [annual] report under Section 39.332.  This information
  shall be provided in a manner that is disaggregated by the bilingual
  education or special language program, if any, in which the student
  is enrolled.
         SECTION 8.  The heading to Section 39.332, Education Code,
  is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 39.332.  COMPREHENSIVE BIENNIAL [ANNUAL] REPORT.
         SECTION 9.  Subsection (a), Section 39.332, Education Code,
  is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  Not later than December 1 of each even-numbered year,
  the agency shall prepare and deliver to the governor, the
  lieutenant governor, the speaker of the house of representatives,
  each member of the legislature, the Legislative Budget Board, and
  the clerks of the standing committees of the senate and house of
  representatives with primary jurisdiction over the public school
  system a comprehensive report covering the two preceding school
  years [year] and containing the information described by Subsection
  (b).
         SECTION 10.  Section 39.333, Education Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 39.333.  REGIONAL AND DISTRICT LEVEL REPORT. As part of
  the comprehensive biennial report under Section 39.332, the [The]
  agency shall submit [prepare and deliver to the governor, the
  lieutenant governor, the speaker of the house of representatives,
  each member of the legislature, the Legislative Budget Board, and
  the clerks of the standing committees of the senate and house of
  representatives with primary jurisdiction over the public school
  system] a regional and district level report covering the preceding
  two school years and containing:
               (1)  a summary of school district compliance with the
  student/teacher ratios and class-size limitations prescribed by
  Sections 25.111 and 25.112, including:
                     (A)  the number of campuses and classes at each
  campus granted an exception from Section 25.112; and
                     (B)  for each campus granted an exception from
  Section 25.112, a statement of whether the campus has been awarded a
  distinction designation under Subchapter G or has been identified
  as an unacceptable campus under Subchapter E;
               (2)  a summary of the exemptions and waivers granted to
  campuses and school districts under Section 7.056 or 39.232 and a
  review of the effectiveness of each campus or district following
  deregulation;
               (3)  an evaluation of the performance of the system of
  regional education service centers based on the indicators adopted
  under Section 8.101 and client satisfaction with services provided
  under Subchapter B, Chapter 8;
               (4)  an evaluation of accelerated instruction programs
  offered under Section 28.006, including an assessment of the
  quality of such programs and the performance of students enrolled
  in such programs; and
               (5)  the number of classes at each campus that are
  currently being taught by individuals who are not certified in the
  content areas of their respective classes.
         SECTION 11.  Section 51.406, Education Code, is amended by
  amending Subsection (c) and adding Subsection (d) to read as
  follows:
         (c)  A rule or policy of a state agency, including the Texas
  Higher Education Coordinating Board, in effect on June 1, 2011,
  that requires reporting by a university system or an institution of
  higher education has no effect on or after September 1, 2013, unless
  the rule or policy is affirmatively and formally readopted before
  that date by formal administrative rule published in the Texas
  Register and adopted in compliance with Chapter 2001, Government
  Code.  This subsection does not apply to:
               (1)  a rule or policy for which the authorizing statute
  is listed in Subsection (b);
               (2)  a rule or policy for which the authorizing statute
  is repealed on or before September 1, 2013, by legislation enacted
  by the legislature that becomes law; or
               (3)  a report required under any of the following
  provisions [laws]:
                     (A)  Article 59.06(g)(1), Code of Criminal
  Procedure;
                     (B)  Section 51.005;
                     (C)  Section 51.0051;
                     (D) [(B)]  Section 51.3062;
                     (E) [(C)]  Section 51.402;
                     (F) [(D)]  Section 56.039;
                     (G) [(E)]  Section 61.051(k);
                     (H) [(F)]  Section 61.059;
                     (I)  [or
                     [(G)]  Section 62.095(b);
                     (J)  Section 62.098;
                     (K)  Section 411.187(b), Government Code;
                     (L)  Subchapter C, Chapter 606, Government Code;
                     (M)  Subchapter E, Chapter 815, Government Code;
  or
                     (N)  Chapter 1551, Insurance Code.
         (d)  This section does not apply to a request for information
  by the state auditor.
         SECTION 12.  Subsection (g), Section 51.752, Education Code,
  is amended to read as follows:
         (g)  Not later than December 1 of each year, the [The]
  committee shall report to the Legislative Budget Board, [at least
  once a year. The committee shall also report to] the governor, the
  State Board of Education, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating
  Board, and the legislature [before the convening of each regular
  session].
         SECTION 13.  Subsection (j), Section 54.633, Education Code,
  is amended to read as follows:
         (j)  The board may contract with an independent certified
  public accountant to annually audit the direct-support
  organization under rules adopted by the board. The board shall
  submit the audit to the comptroller, governor, lieutenant governor,
  speaker of the house of representatives, Legislative Budget Board,
  Legislative Audit Committee, [state auditor,] and Texas Higher
  Education Coordinating Board. The comptroller [or state auditor]
  may require the direct-support organization or independent
  certified public accountant to provide additional information
  relating to the operation of the organization.
         SECTION 14.  Subsections (a) and (c), Section 54.642,
  Education Code, are amended to read as follows:
         (a)  Not later than December 1 of each year, the board shall
  submit to the governor, lieutenant governor, speaker of the house
  of representatives, Legislative Budget Board, Legislative Audit
  Committee, [state auditor,] and Texas Higher Education
  Coordinating Board a report including:
               (1)  the board's fiscal transactions during the
  preceding fiscal year;
               (2)  the market and book value of the fund as of the end
  of the preceding fiscal year;
               (3)  the asset allocations of the fund expressed in
  percentages of stocks, fixed income, cash, or other financial
  investments;
               (4)  the rate of return on the investment of the fund's
  assets during the preceding fiscal year; and
               (5)  an actuarial valuation of the assets and
  liabilities of the program, including the extent to which the
  program's liabilities are unfunded.
         (c)  The [Not later than December 1 of each year, the] board
  shall include in the report described by Subsection (a):
               (1)  [provide to the Texas Higher Education
  Coordinating Board] complete prepaid tuition contract sales
  information, including projected enrollments of beneficiaries at
  institutions of higher education; and
               (2)  the information maintained by the board under
  Section 54.777.
         SECTION 15.  The heading to Section 54.777, Education Code,
  is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 54.777.  INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR ANNUAL REPORT
  [REPORTS].
         SECTION 16.  Subsection (a), Section 54.777, Education Code,
  is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The [Not later than December 1 of each year, the] board
  shall maintain the following information for the purpose of
  inclusion in the annual report under Section 54.642 [submit to the
  governor, lieutenant governor, speaker of the house of
  representatives, Legislative Budget Board, Legislative Audit
  Committee, state auditor, and Texas Higher Education Coordinating
  Board a report including]:
               (1)  the fiscal transactions of the board and the plan
  manager under this subchapter during the preceding fiscal year;
               (2)  the market and book value of the fund as of the end
  of the preceding fiscal year;
               (3)  the asset allocations of the fund expressed in
  percentages of stocks, fixed income, cash, or other financial
  investments;
               (4)  the rate of return on the investment of the fund's
  assets during the preceding fiscal year; and
               (5)  an actuarial valuation of the assets and
  liabilities of the program, including the extent to which the
  program's liabilities are unfunded.
         SECTION 17.  Subsection (i), Section 61.051, Education Code,
  is amended to read as follows:
         (i)  The board shall develop and periodically revise a
  long-range statewide plan to provide information and guidance to
  policy makers to ensure that institutions of higher education meet
  the current and future needs of each region of this state for higher
  education services and that adequate higher education services at
  all levels are reasonably and equally available to the residents of
  each region of this state. The board in developing the plan shall
  examine existing undergraduate, graduate, professional, and
  research programs provided by institutions of higher education and
  identify the geographic areas of this state that, as a result of
  current population or projected population growth, distance from
  other educational resources, economic trends, or other factors,
  have or are reasonably likely to have in the future significantly
  greater need for higher education services than the services
  currently provided in the area by existing institutions of higher
  education. The board shall also consider the higher education
  services provided by private and independent institutions of higher
  education in developing the plan. The board shall identify as
  specifically as practicable the programs or fields of study for
  which an area has or is projected to have a significant unmet need
  for services. In determining the need for higher education 
  [educational] services in an area, the board shall consider the
  educational attainment of the current population and the extent to
  which residents from the area attend institutions of higher
  education outside of the area or do not attend institutions of
  higher education. The board shall include in the plan specific
  recommendations, including alternative recommendations, for
  administrative or legislative action to address an area's unmet
  need for higher education [educational] services as efficiently as
  possible. Not later than November 1 of each even-numbered year, the
  board shall deliver to the governor, the lieutenant governor, the
  speaker of the house of representatives, and the legislature a
  report of the current long-range plan developed under this section.
         SECTION 18.  Section 61.063, Education Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 61.063.  LISTING AND CERTIFICATION OF JUNIOR COLLEGES.
  The commissioner of higher education shall file with [the state
  auditor and] the state comptroller on or before October 1 of each
  year a list of the public junior colleges in this state. The
  commissioner shall certify the names of those colleges that have
  complied with the standards, rules, and regulations prescribed by
  the board. Only those colleges which are so certified shall be
  eligible for and may receive any appropriation made by the
  legislature to public junior colleges.
         SECTION 19.  Subsection (e), Section 96.652, Education Code,
  is amended to read as follows:
         (e)  The Crime Victims' Institute shall prepare a complete
  annual financial report as prescribed by Section 2101.011,
  Government Code [file annually with the governor and the presiding
  officer of each house of the legislature a complete and detailed
  written report accounting for all funds received and disbursed by
  the institute during the preceding year. The form of the annual
  report and the reporting time shall be as provided by the General
  Appropriations Act. The Crime Victims' Institute shall determine
  the format and contents of the report and may have copies of the
  report printed for distribution as the institute considers
  appropriate].
         SECTION 20.  Section 151.008, Education Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 151.008.  STRATEGIC PLAN [BIENNIAL REPORTING]. The 
  [(a)   Not later than December 1 of each even-numbered year, each
  member of the] institute shall develop [provide] a long-term
  strategic plan that includes [for that member to:
               [(1)     each member of the governing board of the
  institute;
               [(2)     each member of the legislature whose district
  includes any portion of a county where the Border Health Institute
  is established or operating; and
               [(3)  the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
         [(b)     The long-term strategic plan for each member must
  include] a statement of the institute's [member's] goals and
  objectives for:
               (1)  providing health care services to persons living
  in the border region;
               (2)  providing health care education to persons living
  in the border region; and
               (3)  conducting research into issues affecting public
  health in the border region, including research related to:
                     (A)  diabetes;
                     (B)  health issues of particular concern to
  persons of Hispanic descent;
                     (C)  infectious diseases;
                     (D)  emerging infections;
                     (E)  trauma care;
                     (F)  environmental health; and
                     (G)  children's health.
         SECTION 21.  Subsection (a), Section 264.608, Family Code,
  is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  Not later than December 1 of each year [Before each
  regular session of the legislature], the attorney general shall
  publish a report that:
               (1)  summarizes reports from volunteer advocate
  programs under contract with the attorney general;
               (2)  analyzes the effectiveness of the contracts made
  by the attorney general under this chapter; and
               (3)  provides information on:
                     (A)  the expenditure of funds under this chapter;
                     (B)  services provided and the number of children
  for whom the services were provided; and
                     (C)  any other information relating to the
  services provided by the volunteer advocate programs under this
  chapter.
         SECTION 22.  Subsection (b), Section 81.023, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  The state bar shall file annually with the supreme
  court, the governor, and the presiding officer of each house of the
  legislature a copy of the annual financial report prepared by the
  state bar under Section 2101.011 [complete and detailed written
  report accounting for all funds received and disbursed by the state
  bar during the preceding fiscal year. The annual report must be in
  the form and reported in the time provided by the General
  Appropriations Act].
         SECTION 23.  Subsection (b), Section 82.035, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  The board shall file annually with the supreme court,
  the governor, and the presiding officer of each house of the
  legislature a copy of the annual financial report prepared by the
  board under Section 2101.011 [complete and detailed written report
  accounting for all funds received or disbursed by the board during
  the preceding fiscal year. The annual report must be in the form
  and reported in the time provided by the General Appropriations
  Act].
         SECTION 24.  Subsection (c), Section 322.011, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (c)  As soon as practicable after completion of the audit or
  evaluation under Subsection (a) [On the third Tuesday of each
  January in which the legislature meets in regular session], the
  board shall make a performance report to the governor and the
  legislature.
         SECTION 25.  Subsection (d), Section 324.008, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (d)  The governing body of a state agency, as defined by
  Sections 2151.002(1) and (3) [2151.002(2)(A) and (C)], shall
  deliver to the library and the Texas State Library and Archives
  Commission immediately after transcription a certified copy of the
  minutes of any meeting of the governing body. Any changes or
  corrections to the minutes shall also be delivered to the library
  and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
         SECTION 26.  Subsection (b), Section 403.021, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  A state agency that expends appropriated funds shall
  report into the uniform statewide accounting system all payables
  and binding encumbrances by appropriation account for the first
  three quarters of the current appropriation year within 30 days
  after the close of each quarter. A state agency shall report
  payables and binding encumbrances for all appropriation years
  annually to the comptroller[, the state auditor,] and the
  Legislative Budget Board no later than October 30 of each year.
         SECTION 27.  Subsection (g), Section 403.1041, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (g)  Before December 1 of each year the comptroller shall
  prepare a written report regarding the account during the fiscal
  year ending on the preceding August 31. Not later than January 1 of
  each year the comptroller shall distribute the report to the
  advisory committee, the governor, the lieutenant governor, [the
  state auditor,] the attorney general, and the Legislative Budget
  Board. The comptroller shall furnish a copy of the report to any
  member of the legislature or other interested person on request.
  The report must include:
               (1)  statements of assets and a schedule of changes in
  book value of the investments from the account;
               (2)  a summary of the gains, losses, and income from
  investments on August 31;
               (3)  an itemized list of the securities held for the
  account on August 31; and
               (4)  any other information needed to clearly indicate
  the nature and extent of the investments made of the account and the
  income realized from the components of the account.
         SECTION 28.  Subsection (d), Section 411.0097, Government
  Code, as added by Chapter 693 (S.B. 293), Acts of the 79th
  Legislature, Regular Session, 2005, is amended to read as follows:
         (d)  The department, in conjunction with the border commerce
  coordinator, shall develop short-range and long-range plans,
  including recommendations to increase bilateral relations with
  Mexico and expedite trade by mitigating delays in border crossing
  inspections for northbound truck traffic.  In developing the plans,
  the department and coordinator shall consider information obtained
  from any meetings under Subsection (a).  The department shall
  update the plan biennially [and submit the updated plan to the
  lieutenant governor, the speaker of the house of representatives,
  and each other member of the legislature on or before December 1 of
  each even-numbered year].
         SECTION 29.  Subsection (e), Section 419.008, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (e)  Not later than January 1 of each odd-numbered year, the
  [The] commission shall report to the governor [annually] and to the
  legislature [at each regular session] on the commission's
  activities. The commission may make recommendations in those
  reports on matters under its jurisdiction. The commission may make
  other reports in its discretion.
         SECTION 30.  Section 420.009, Government Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 420.009.  REPORT. The attorney general shall publish a
  report on the service not later than December 10 of each
  [even-numbered] year. The report must summarize reports from
  programs receiving grants from the attorney general, analyze the
  effectiveness of the grants, and include information on the
  expenditure of funds authorized by this chapter, the services
  provided, the number of persons receiving services, and any other
  information relating to the provision of sexual assault services.
  A copy of the report shall be submitted to the governor, lieutenant
  governor, speaker of the house of representatives, Legislative
  Budget Board, Senate Committee on Health and Human Services or its
  successor committee, and House Committee on Human Services or its
  successor committee.
         SECTION 31.  Subsection (b), Section 431.030, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  Not later than August 1 of the year in which the
  Commissioner of the General Land Office submits a report as
  provided by Section 31.157, Natural Resources Code, the adjutant
  general shall submit a preliminary report of the report required
  under Subsection (a) to the Commissioner of the General Land Office
  identifying the real property used for military purposes.  Not
  later than September 1 of the year in which the Commissioner of the
  General Land Office submits a report as provided by Section 31.157,
  Natural Resources Code, the adjutant general shall submit the
  report as required by Subsection (a) to:
               (1)  the governor;
               (2)  the presiding officer of each house of the
  legislature; and
               (3)  [the Legislative Budget Board; and
               [(4)]  the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning, and
  Policy [governor's budget office].
         SECTION 32.  Subsection (a), Section 431.034, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The adjutant general annually shall report to the
  governor. The report shall be delivered to the legislature. The
  report must include:
               (1)  [a complete and detailed written statement
  accounting for all funds received and disbursed by the department
  during the preceding fiscal year that meets the reporting
  requirements applicable to financial reporting provided in the
  General Appropriations Act;
               [(2)]  an account, to the extent of the adjutant
  general's knowledge, of all arms, ammunition, and other military
  property owned by or in possession of the state, the source from
  which it was received, to whom it is issued, and its present
  condition;
               (2) [(3)]  a statement of the number, condition, and
  organization of the Texas National Guard and reserve militia;
               (3) [(4)]  suggestions that the adjutant general
  considers important to the military interests and conditions of the
  state and the perfection of its military organization;
               (4) [(5)]  a list and description of all Texas National
  Guard missions that are in progress at the time the report is
  prepared; and
               (5) [(6)]  a statement of department plans to obtain
  and maintain future Texas National Guard missions, including
  proposed missions that are consistent with the United States
  Department of Defense's war-fighting strategies, including
  strategies used in the war on terrorism.
         SECTION 33.  Subsection (b), Section 531.0141, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  To assist the secretary of state in preparing the report
  required under Section 405.021, the commission, on an annual [a
  quarterly] basis, shall provide a report to the secretary of state
  detailing any projects funded by the commission that provide
  assistance to colonias. The secretary of state may prescribe the
  date on which the report required under this section is due.
         SECTION 34.  Subsection (b), Section 531.02492, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  The commission shall electronically publish on the
  commission's Internet website [prepare and deliver] a biennial
  report and, on or before the date the report is due, shall notify
  [to] the governor, the lieutenant governor, the speaker of the
  house of representatives, the comptroller, the Legislative Budget
  Board, and the appropriate legislative committees that the report
  is available on the commission's Internet website. The report must
  address [on] the efforts of the health and human services agencies
  to provide health and human services to children younger than six
  years of age. The report may contain recommendations by the
  commission to better coordinate state agency programs relating to
  the delivery of health and human services to children younger than
  six years of age and may propose joint agency collaborative
  programs.
         SECTION 35.  Section 531.03131, Government Code, is amended
  by amending Subsection (f) and adding Subsection (g) to read as
  follows:
         (f)  Not later than December 1 [the last day] of [the month
  following] each year [calendar quarter], the commission shall file
  with the legislature a report regarding the use of the Internet site
  in the provision and delivery of child-care and education services
  during the reporting period.  The report must include:
               (1)  the number of referrals made to Head Start or Early
  Head Start offices or centers;
               (2)  the number of referrals made to local workforce
  development centers; and
               (3)  the number of referrals made to each school
  district.
         (g)  The report required under Subsection (f) may be made in
  conjunction with any other report the commission is required to
  submit to the legislature.
         SECTION 36.  The heading to Section 531.042, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 531.042.  INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE REGARDING CARE AND
  SUPPORT OPTIONS[; REPORTS].
         SECTION 37.  Subsection (c), Section 531.103, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (c)  The commission and the office of the attorney general
  shall jointly prepare and submit an annual [a semiannual] report to
  the governor, lieutenant governor, and speaker of the house of
  representatives[, and comptroller] concerning the activities of
  those agencies in detecting and preventing fraud, waste, and abuse
  under the state Medicaid program or other program administered by
  the commission or a health and human services agency. The report
  may be consolidated with any other report relating to the same
  subject matter the commission or office of the attorney general is
  required to submit under other law.
         SECTION 38.  Subsection (e), Section 531.108, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (e)  The commission shall submit to the governor and
  Legislative Budget Board an annual [a semiannual] report on the
  results of computerized matching of commission information with
  information from neighboring states, if any, and information from
  the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The report may be
  consolidated with any other report relating to the same subject
  matter the commission is required to submit under other law.
         SECTION 39.  Subsection (e), Section 614.102, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (e)  The director shall prepare an annual written report on
  the activity, status, and effectiveness of the fund and shall
  submit the report to the lieutenant governor and[,] the speaker of
  the house of representatives[, and the comptroller] before November
  1 of each year.
         SECTION 40.  Section 654.037, Government Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (d) to read as follows:
         (d)  Each state fiscal biennium the classification officer
  shall:
               (1)  identify each state agency that experienced an
  employee turnover rate of more than 17 percent during the preceding
  state fiscal biennium;
               (2)  with respect to each state agency described by
  Subdivision (1), conduct a comparative study of salary rates at the
  agency that compares the salaries paid at the agency with:
                     (A)  the market average maximum salary in other
  governmental units and in the private sector for similar work
  performed; and
                     (B)  the market average mid-range salary in other
  governmental units and in the private sector for similar work
  performed; and
               (3)  report the findings of the study in the manner
  provided by Subsection (a)(2).
         SECTION 41.  Subsection (j), Section 661.202, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (j)  A state agency shall maintain [file] a written statement
  [with the state auditor] covering the policies and procedures for
  an extension of leave under Subsection (i) and shall make the
  statement available to all agency employees.  The state agency
  shall provide a copy of the statement to the state auditor on
  request.
         SECTION 42.  Subsection (a), Section 663.052, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The commission shall report to the legislature not later
  than December 1 of each even-numbered year [legislative session].
         SECTION 43.  Subsections (f) and (g), Section 772.009,
  Government Code, are amended to read as follows:
         (f)  Each state agency shall designate an employee on the
  management or senior staff level to serve as the agency's federal
  funds coordinator. An agency may not create a staff position for a
  federal funds coordinator. The coordinator's duties are additional
  duties of an employee of the agency. Each federal funds coordinator
  shall:
               (1)  oversee and coordinate the agency's efforts in
  acquiring discretionary federal funds;
               (2)  send the grant writing team an annual [a
  quarterly] report listing the grants for which the agency has
  applied and the catalogue of federal domestic assistance number and
  giving a short description of the grant; and
               (3)  notify the grant writing team of an award or denial
  of a federal grant to the agency.
         (g)  Each state agency other than an [or] institution of
  higher education shall file an annual report with the grant writing
  team concerning the agency's efforts in acquiring available
  discretionary federal funds during the preceding state fiscal year.
  The grant writing team shall establish guidelines for information
  included in the annual report required by this section. The grant
  writing team shall evaluate the effectiveness of each agency in
  acquiring discretionary federal funds and shall report the
  evaluation to the governor and the Legislative Budget Board.
         SECTION 44.  Section 802.301, Government Code, is amended by
  adding Subsection (h) to read as follows:
         (h)  The board shall provide to the Legislative Budget Board
  a copy of any actuarial impact statement required under this
  section.
         SECTION 45.  Subsections (c) and (d), Section 825.108,
  Government Code, are amended to read as follows:
         (c)  A copy of the report required by Subsection (a) must be
  filed with the governor, the lieutenant governor, the speaker of
  the house of representatives, the State Pension Review Board, and
  the legislative audit committee[, and the state auditor] no later
  than December 15 of each year.
         (d)  A copy of the report required by Subsection (b) must be
  filed with the governor, the lieutenant governor, the speaker of
  the house of representatives, the State Pension Review Board, and
  the legislative audit committee[, and the state auditor] no later
  than March 1 of each year.
         SECTION 46.  Subsection (e), Section 825.407, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (e)  After the end of each fiscal year, the retirement system
  shall report to the comptroller of public accounts [and the State
  Auditor] the name of any general academic teaching institution and
  any medical and dental unit delinquent in the reimbursement of
  contributions under this section for the preceding fiscal year and
  the amount by which each reported institution or unit is
  delinquent.
         SECTION 47.  Subsection (b), Section 1231.086, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  On November 15 of each year, the board shall send to the
  lieutenant governor, the speaker of the house, and each member of
  the legislature[, and the joint committee] a report of the
  information received under this subchapter for the fiscal year
  ending August 31 of that year.
         SECTION 48.  Subsection (d), Section 2054.1015, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (d)  A state agency shall notify the department and[,] the
  Legislative Budget Board[, and the state auditor's office] if the
  agency makes a substantive change to a planned procurement schedule
  for commodity items.
         SECTION 49.  Subchapter F, Chapter 2054, Government Code, is
  amended by adding Section 2054.1211 to read as follows:
         Sec. 2054.1211.  REPORTING REQUIREMENTS OF INSTITUTIONS OF
  HIGHER EDUCATION. The department and the Information Technology
  Council for Higher Education established under Section 2054.121(b)
  shall review all plans and reports required of institutions of
  higher education under this chapter. After September 1, 2014, an
  institution of higher education is not required to prepare or
  submit a plan or report generally required of a state agency under
  this chapter except to the extent expressly provided by a rule
  adopted by the department on or after September 1, 2013.
         SECTION 50.  Section 2102.0091, Government Code, is amended
  by amending Subsections (a) and (c) and adding Subsection (d) to
  read as follows:
         (a)  A state agency shall file with the Sunset Advisory
  Commission, the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning, and Policy
  [budget division of the governor's office], the state auditor, and
  the Legislative Budget Board a copy of each report submitted to the
  state agency's governing board or the administrator of the state
  agency if the state agency does not have a governing board by the
  agency's internal auditor.
         (c)  In addition to the requirements of Subsection (a), a
  state agency shall file with the Governor's Office of Budget,
  Planning, and Policy [budget division of the governor's office],
  the state auditor, and the Legislative Budget Board any action plan
  or other response issued by the state agency's governing board or
  the administrator of the state agency if the state agency does not
  have a governing board in response to the report of the state
  agency's internal auditor.
         (d)  If the state agency does not file the report as required
  by this section, the Legislative Budget Board or the Governor's
  Office of Budget, Planning, and Policy may take appropriate action
  to compel the filing of the report.
         SECTION 51.  Section 2165.055, Government Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
         Sec. 2165.055.  REPORT ABOUT IMPROVEMENTS AND REPAIRS. Not
  later than December 1 of each even-numbered year, the [The]
  commission [biennially on December 1st] shall report to the
  governor:
               (1)  all improvements and repairs that have been made,
  with an itemized account of receipts and expenditures; and
               (2)  the condition of all property under its control,
  with an estimate of needed improvements and repairs.
         SECTION 52.  Subsections (f) and (h), Section 2165.1061,
  Government Code, are amended to read as follows:
         (f)  The commission shall conduct a study of the commission's
  efforts to colocate administrative office space at least once each
  fiscal biennium and shall include the findings of the study in the
  commission's master facilities plan required under Section
  2166.102 [report the findings to the Governor's Office of Budget
  and Planning, the Legislative Budget Board, and the comptroller not
  later than July 1 of each even-numbered year].
         (h)  In addition to the requirements of Subsection (f), not
  later than July 1 of each even-numbered year, the commission shall
  complete a study on the amount of each state agency's
  administrative office space in Travis County to identify locations
  that exceed the space limitations prescribed by Section 2165.104(c)
  and include the findings of the study in the commission's master
  facilities plan required under Section 2166.102 [report the
  findings to the Governor's Office of Budget and Planning, the
  Legislative Budget Board, and the comptroller]. The findings 
  [report] shall include:
               (1)  the location of office space that exceeds the
  space limitations prescribed by Section 2165.104(c);
               (2)  the amount of excess space;
               (3)  the cost of the excess space;
               (4)  the expiration dates of any leases covering the
  excess space;
               (5)  the amount of exempt and nonexempt space under
  Section 2165.104(c); and
               (6)  recommendations for the most cost-effective
  method by which a state agency could comply with the requirements of
  Section 2165.104(c), including recommendations that identify the
  amount and cost of office space that could be reduced or eliminated,
  state the moving costs and expenses associated with reductions in
  space, and state the earliest date by which the space reductions
  could be feasibly achieved.
         SECTION 53.  Subsections (d) and (e), Section 2166.101,
  Government Code, are amended to read as follows:
         (d)  The commission shall summarize its findings on the
  status of state-owned buildings and current information on
  construction costs and include the summary in the commission's
  master facilities plan required under Section 2166.102 [in a report
  it shall make available to the governor, the legislature, and the
  state's budget offices].
         (e)  State agencies, departments, and institutions shall
  cooperate with the commission in providing any [the] information
  needed by the commission to comply with this section [necessary for
  the report].
         SECTION 54.  The heading to Section 2166.103, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 2166.103.  FINDINGS ON [BIENNIAL REPORT ON] SPACE
  NEEDS.
         SECTION 55.  Subsection (b), Section 2166.103, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  The [Before each legislative session, the] commission
  shall identify [send to the governor, the lieutenant governor, the
  speaker of the house of representatives, and the Legislative Budget
  Board a report identifying] counties in which more than 50,000
  square feet of usable office space is needed and make [the
  commission's] recommendations for meeting that need. The
  commission may recommend leasing or purchasing and renovating one
  or more existing buildings or constructing one or more buildings.
  The commission shall include the commission's findings and
  recommendations in the commission's master facilities plan
  required under Section 2166.102.
         SECTION 56.  The heading to Section 2166.104, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 2166.104.  SUMMARY OF [BIENNIAL REPORT ON] REQUESTED
  PROJECTS.
         SECTION 57.  Subsections (a), (b), and (d), Section
  2166.104, Government Code, are amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The [On or before a date specified by the state's budget
  agencies in each year immediately preceding a regular session of
  the legislature, the] commission shall compile a list of and
  summarize [send to the budget agencies a report listing] all
  projects requested under Subchapter D. The commission shall
  include the summary in the commission's master facilities plan
  required under Section 2166.102.
         (b)  The summary [report] must include [contain]:
               (1)  a brief and specific justification prepared by the
  using agency for each project;
               (2)  a summary of the project analysis or, if the
  analysis was not made, a statement briefly describing the method
  used to estimate costs for the project;
               (3)  a project cost estimate developed in accordance
  with Subchapter D, detailed enough to allow the budget agencies,
  the governor, and the legislature the widest possible latitude in
  developing policy regarding each project request;
               (4)  an estimate, prepared by the commission with the
  cooperation of both the using agency and any private design
  professional retained, of the annual cost of maintaining the
  completed project, including the estimated cost of utility
  services; and
               (5)  an estimate, prepared by the using agency, of the
  annual cost of staffing and operating the completed project,
  excluding maintenance cost.
         (d)  If a using agency requests three or more projects, it
  shall designate its priority rating for each project. The budget
  agencies shall, with the commission's cooperation, develop
  detailed instructions to implement the priority system required by
  this subsection. The commission's summary [report] must show the
  designated priority of each project to which a priority rating has
  been assigned.
         SECTION 58.  Subchapter I, Chapter 2166, Government Code, is
  amended by adding Section 2166.409 to read as follows:
         Sec. 2166.409.  STATE AGENCY ENERGY SAVINGS PROGRAM.
  (a)  Each state agency shall develop a plan for conserving energy
  that includes a percentage goal for reducing the agency's use of
  electricity, gasoline, and natural gas.
         (b)  Each state agency shall file a quarterly report with the
  governor and the Legislative Budget Board listing the goals
  identified in the agency's energy conservation plan and a
  description of the progress made by the agency in meeting those
  goals.  The report must include ideas for additional energy savings
  developed by the agency.
         (c)  Each state agency shall make the report required under
  Subsection (b) available to the public by posting the report in a
  conspicuous place on the agency's Internet website.
         SECTION 59.  Subsection (c), Section 2205.039, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (c)  A state agency other than the Texas Department of
  Transportation [board] shall send the agency's travel logs to the
  department on an annual basis.  An agency is not required to file a
  travel log with the department if the agency did not operate an
  aircraft during the period covered by the travel log [board each
  month in which the agency operates an aircraft].
         SECTION 60.  Subsection (b), Section 2262.052, Government
  Code, as amended by Chapters 309 (H.B. 3042) and 785 (S.B. 19), Acts
  of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003, is reenacted to
  read as follows:
         (b)  Subject to the legislative audit committee's approval
  of including the work described by this subsection in the audit plan
  under Section 321.013(c), the state auditor may:
               (1)  periodically monitor compliance with this
  section;
               (2)  report any noncompliance to:
                     (A)  the governor;
                     (B)  the lieutenant governor;
                     (C)  the speaker of the house of representatives;
  and
                     (D)  the team; and
               (3)  assist, in coordination with the attorney general
  and the comptroller, a noncomplying state agency to comply with
  this section.
         SECTION 61.  Subsection (c), Section 2306.0721, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (c)  The plan must include:
               (1)  an estimate and analysis of the housing needs of
  the following populations in each uniform state service region:
                     (A)  individuals and families of moderate, low,
  very low, and extremely low income;
                     (B)  individuals with special needs; and
                     (C)  homeless individuals;
               (2)  a proposal to use all available housing resources
  to address the housing needs of the populations described by
  Subdivision (1) by establishing funding levels for all
  housing-related programs;
               (3)  an estimate of the number of federally assisted
  housing units available for individuals and families of low and
  very low income and individuals with special needs in each uniform
  state service region;
               (4)  a description of state programs that govern the
  use of all available housing resources;
               (5)  a resource allocation plan that targets all
  available housing resources to individuals and families of low and
  very low income and individuals with special needs in each uniform
  state service region;
               (6)  a description of the department's efforts to
  monitor and analyze the unused or underused federal resources of
  other state agencies for housing-related services and services for
  homeless individuals and the department's recommendations to
  ensure the full use by the state of all available federal resources
  for those services in each uniform state service region;
               (7)  strategies to provide housing for individuals and
  families with special needs in each uniform state service region;
               (8)  a description of the department's efforts to
  encourage in each uniform state service region the construction of
  housing units that incorporate energy efficient construction and
  appliances;
               (9)  an estimate and analysis of the housing supply in
  each uniform state service region;
               (10)  an inventory of all publicly and, where possible,
  privately funded housing resources, including public housing
  authorities, housing finance corporations, community housing
  development organizations, and community action agencies;
               (11)  strategies for meeting rural housing needs;
               (12)  a biennial action plan for colonias that:
                     (A)  addresses current policy goals for colonia
  programs, strategies to meet the policy goals, and the projected
  outcomes with respect to the policy goals; and
                     (B)  includes information on the demand for
  contract-for-deed conversions, services from self-help centers,
  consumer education, and other colonia resident services in counties
  some part of which is within 150 miles of the international border
  of this state; and
               (13)  a summary of public comments received at a
  hearing under this chapter or from another source that concern the
  demand for colonia resident services described by Subdivision
  (12)[; and
               [(14)     any other housing-related information that the
  state is required to include in the one-year action plan of the
  consolidated plan submitted annually to the United States
  Department of Housing and Urban Development].
         SECTION 62.  Subsection (a), Section 2306.559, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The corporation shall file an annual report of the
  financial activity of the corporation with the department. The
  corporation's board of directors shall submit the report to the
  governor, lieutenant governor, speaker of the house of
  representatives, and comptroller[, and Legislative Budget Board].
         SECTION 63.  Subsection (a), Section 2306.560, Government
  Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The corporation shall hire an independent certified
  public accountant to audit the corporation's books and accounts for
  each fiscal year. The corporation shall file a copy of the audit
  with the department and shall submit the audit report to the
  governor, lieutenant governor, speaker of the house of
  representatives, comptroller, Bond Review Board, and State
  Auditor's Office[, and Legislative Budget Board] not later than the
  30th day after the submission date established in the General
  Appropriations Act for the annual financial report.
         SECTION 64.  Section 103.013, Health and Safety Code, is
  amended by adding Subsection (g) to read as follows:
         (g)  The report required under Subsection (f) may be
  published electronically on a state agency's Internet website. A
  state agency that electronically publishes a report under this
  subsection shall notify each agency entitled to receive a copy of
  the report that the report is available on the agency's Internet
  website on or before the date the report is due.
         SECTION 65.  Subsection (b), Section 161.0211, Health and
  Safety Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  The department may conduct those investigations to
  determine the nature and extent of the disease or environmental
  exposure believed to be harmful to the public health. Any findings
  or determinations from such investigations that relate to
  environmental exposures believed to be harmful to the public shall
  be reported in writing to the Texas [Natural Resource Conservation]
  Commission on Environmental Quality, and the two agencies shall
  coordinate corrective measures as appropriate. The department
  shall use generally accepted methods of epidemiology or toxicology
  in the conduct of an investigation.
         SECTION 66.  Section 161.032, Health and Safety Code, is
  amended by adding Subsection (g) to read as follows:
         (g)  Notwithstanding any other provision of this section,
  the records of a medical committee of a university medical school or
  a health science center, including a joint committee, may be
  disclosed to the extent required under federal law as a condition on
  the receipt of federal money.
         SECTION 67.  Subchapter Q, Chapter 361, Health and Safety
  Code, is amended by adding Section 361.5061 to read as follows:
         Sec. 361.5061.  PLANNING AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS:  
  INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION. An institution of higher
  education that is required to develop a source reduction and waste
  minimization plan under this subchapter for more than one facility
  may:
               (1)  develop and submit one plan that covers all of the
  facilities; and
               (2)  submit one annual report and one executive summary
  under Section 361.506 that covers all of the facilities.
         SECTION 68.  Section 534.068, Health and Safety Code, is
  amended by adding Subsections (a-1) and (g) to read as follows:
         (a-1)  The audit required under Subsection (a) may be
  published electronically on an authority's Internet website. An
  authority that electronically publishes an audit under this
  subsection shall notify the department that the audit is available
  on the authority's Internet website on or before the date the audit
  is due.
         (g)  The report required under Subsection (f) may be
  published electronically on the department's Internet website. The
  department shall notify each entity entitled to receive a copy of
  the report that the report is available on the department's
  Internet website on or before the date the report is due.
         SECTION 69.  Subsection (b), Section 22.0251, Human
  Resources Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  The department shall submit to the governor and[,] the
  Legislative Budget Board an annual[, and the Health and Human
  Services Commission a semiannual] report detailing the
  department's progress in reaching its goals under Subsection
  (a)(2). The report may be consolidated with any other report
  relating to the same subject that the department is required to
  submit under other law.
         SECTION 70.  Subsection (b), Section 22.0252, Human
  Resources Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (b)  The department shall submit to the governor and[,] the
  Legislative Budget Board an annual[, and the Health and Human
  Services Commission a semiannual] report on the operation and
  success of the telephone collection program. The report may be
  consolidated with any other report relating to the same subject
  that the department is required to submit under other law.
         SECTION 71.  Subsection (d), Section 22.0292, Human
  Resources Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (d)  The department shall submit to the governor and[,] the
  Legislative Budget Board an annual[, and the Health and Human
  Services Commission a semiannual] report on the operation and
  success of the information matching system required by this
  section. The report may be consolidated with any other report
  relating to the same subject matter the department is required to
  submit under other law.
         SECTION 72.  Section 51.006, Human Resources Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 51.006.  REPORT. (a)  Not later than November 1 of each
  even-numbered year, the department shall publish a report that
  summarizes reports from family violence centers under contract with
  the department and that analyzes the effectiveness of the contracts
  authorized by this chapter. The reports must include information
  on the expenditure of funds authorized under this chapter, the
  services provided, the number of persons for whom a service was
  provided, and any other information relating to the provision of
  family violence services. The report may be combined with the
  report required by Section 21.011. Copies of the report shall be
  submitted to the governor, the lieutenant governor, the speaker of
  the house of representatives, the Legislative Budget Board, and the
  standing committees of the senate and house of representatives
  having primary jurisdiction over the department.
         (b)  The report required under Subsection (a) may be
  published electronically on the department's Internet website. The
  department shall notify each agency entitled to receive a copy of
  the report that the report is available on the department's
  Internet website on or before the date the report is due.
         SECTION 73.  Subsection (a), Section 114.008, Human
  Resources Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The agencies represented on the council and the public
  members shall report to the council any requirements identified by
  the agency or person to provide additional or improved services to
  persons with autism or other pervasive developmental
  disorders.  Not later than November 1 of each even-numbered year,
  the council shall prepare and deliver to the executive commissioner
  of the Health and Human Services Commission, the governor, the
  lieutenant governor, and the speaker of the house of
  representatives a report summarizing the recommendations.
         SECTION 74.  Section 122.022, Human Resources Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 122.022.  REPORTS. (a)  On or before November 1 of each
  year, the council shall file with the governor and the presiding
  officer of each house of the legislature a copy of the annual
  financial report prepared by the council under Section 2101.011,
  Government Code [complete and detailed written report accounting
  for all funds received and disbursed by the council during the
  preceding year. The annual report must meet the reporting
  requirements applicable to financial reporting provided in the
  General Appropriations Act].
         (b)  As part of the report filed under Subsection (a), the
  council shall provide [The report submitted under this section must
  include]:
               (1)  the number of persons with disabilities, according
  to their type of disability, who are employed in community
  rehabilitation programs participating in the programs established
  by this chapter or who are employed by businesses or workshops that
  receive supportive employment from community rehabilitation
  programs;
               (2)  the amount of annual wages paid to a person
  participating in the program;
               (3)  a summary of the sale of products offered by a
  community rehabilitation program;
               (4)  a list of products and services offered by a
  community rehabilitation program;
               (5)  the geographic distribution of the community
  rehabilitation programs;
               (6)  the number of nondisabled workers who are employed
  in community rehabilitation programs under this chapter; and
               (7)  the average and range of weekly earnings for
  disabled and nondisabled workers who are employed in community
  rehabilitation programs under this chapter.
         SECTION 75.  Subsection (g), Section 134.0041, Human
  Resources Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (g)  A state agency or medical school affected by the plan
  shall use the plan as the basis for its request for appropriations
  during the next biennium unless the agency or school disagrees with
  the plan. If the agency or school disagrees with the plan or
  intends to deviate from the plan in its budget request, the agency
  or school shall submit to the council[, Legislative Budget Board,]
  and the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning, and Policy 
  [governor's budget office] a written explanation of each
  disagreement or deviation and the reason for the disagreement or
  deviation. The state agency or medical school must submit the
  written explanation not later than November 1 of the year in which
  the plan is prepared.
         SECTION 76.  Subsection (a), Section 32.021, Insurance Code,
  is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The department shall file annually with the governor and
  the presiding officer of each house of the legislature a complete
  and detailed written report that includes:
               (1)  [an accounting of all funds received and disbursed
  by the department during the preceding fiscal year;
               [(2)]  a description of the commissioner's official
  acts;
               (2) [(3)]  a description of the condition of companies
  doing business in this state; and
               (3) [(4)]  other information that exhibits the affairs
  of the department.
         SECTION 77.  Subsection (d), Section 21.003, Labor Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (d)  The commission at least annually shall make a
  comprehensive written report on the commission's activities to the
  governor and to the legislature.
         SECTION 78.  Subsection (b), Section 21.552, Labor Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (b)  Each year the commission shall compile equal employment
  opportunity information reported to the commission by a state
  agency. The information must include:
               (1)  the total number of employees of the agency and the
  total number of new employees hired since the date of the last
  report made by the agency;
               (2)  the total number of employees of the agency listed
  by racial and ethnic group and the percentage of the total number of
  agency employees for each racial and ethnic group, including a
  distinction for those categories between the total number of
  employees and the total number of employees hired since the date of
  the last report made by the agency;
               (3)  the total number of male employees and the total
  number of female employees of the agency, including a distinction
  for those categories between the total number of employees and the
  total number of employees hired since the date of the last report
  made by the agency;
               (4)  the total number of male employees and the total
  number of female employees of the agency for each racial and ethnic
  group, including a distinction for those categories between the
  total number of employees and the total number of employees hired
  since the date of the last report made by the agency; and
               (5)  [the total number of disabled employees of the
  agency, including a distinction for that category between the total
  number of employees and the total number of employees hired since
  the date of the last report made by the agency; and
               [(6)]  the total number of employees of the agency
  listed by job classification and the total number of employees for
  each sex and[,] racial and ethnic group[, and disability] listed by
  job classification, including a distinction for those categories
  between the total number of employees and the total number of
  employees hired since the date of the last report made by the
  agency.
         SECTION 79.  The heading to Section 21.553, Labor Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 21.553.  COOPERATION WITH COMPTROLLER AND UNIFORM
  STATEWIDE ACCOUNTING SYSTEM; REPORT [TO LEGISLATURE].
         SECTION 80.  Subsection (b), Section 21.553, Labor Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (b)  The commission shall conduct an analysis of the
  information reported to the commission under this subchapter and
  report the results of that analysis to the legislature, the
  Legislative Budget Board, and the governor not later than January 1
  of each odd-numbered year [the fifth day of each regular session of
  the legislature]. The report required under this subsection must
  be written in plain language.
         SECTION 81.  The heading to Section 412.051, Labor Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 412.051.  DUTIES OF STATE AGENCIES; INSURANCE
  NOTIFICATION [REPORTING] REQUIREMENTS.
         SECTION 82.  Subsection (b), Section 412.051, Labor Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (b)  Subject to Section 412.011 [In addition to the report
  required under Section 412.053], each state agency that intends to
  purchase property, casualty, or liability insurance coverage in a
  manner other than through the services provided by the office shall
  notify the office of [report] the intended purchase [to the office]
  in the manner prescribed by the office. The state agency shall
  notify the office of [report] the intended purchase not later than
  the 30th day before the date on which the purchase of the coverage
  is scheduled to occur. The office may require a state agency to
  submit copies of insurance forms, policies, and other relevant
  information.
         SECTION 83.  Subsection (b), Section 506.002, Labor Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (b)  The workers' compensation division of the office of the
  attorney general shall send to the comptroller [and the state
  auditor] a copy of each statement of amounts due from an agency or
  other instrumentality of state government that, with funds that are
  held outside the state treasury, reimburses the general revenue
  fund for workers' compensation payments made out of the general
  revenue fund.
         SECTION 84.  The heading to Section 91.1135, Natural
  Resources Code, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 91.1135.  OIL AND GAS REGULATION AND [OIL-FIELD]
  CLEANUP FUND ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
         SECTION 85.  Subsections (a), (d), (e), (f), and (g),
  Section 91.1135, Natural Resources Code, are amended to read as
  follows:
         (a)  In this section, "committee" means the Oil and Gas
  Regulation and [Oil-Field] Cleanup Fund Advisory Committee.
         (d)  The committee shall:
               (1)  meet at least quarterly with the commission;
               (2)  receive information about rules proposed by the
  commission relating to the oil and gas regulation and [oil-field]
  cleanup fund;
               (3)  review recommendations for legislation proposed
  by the commission; and
               (4)  monitor the effectiveness of the oil and gas
  regulation and [oil-field] cleanup fund.
         (e)  The commission shall provide quarterly reports to the
  committee and the Legislative Budget Board that include:
               (1)  the following information with respect to the
  period since the last report was provided as well as cumulatively:
                     (A)  the amount of money deposited in the oil and
  gas regulation and [oil-field] cleanup fund;
                     (B)  the amount of money spent from the fund;
                     (C)  the balance of the fund;
                     (D)  the number of wells plugged with money from
  the fund;
                     (E)  the number of sites remediated with money
  from the fund; and
                     (F)  the number of wells abandoned; and
               (2)  any additional information or data requested in
  writing by the committee.
         (f)  The committee may:
               (1)  submit to the commission comments of the committee
  regarding proposed rules relating to the oil and gas regulation and
  [oil-field] cleanup fund; and
               (2)  request reports and other information from the
  commission as necessary to implement this section.
         (g)  Not later than November 15 of each even-numbered year,
  the committee shall report to the governor, lieutenant governor,
  and speaker of the house of representatives on the committee's
  activities. The report must include:
               (1)  an analysis of any problems with the
  administration of the oil and gas regulation and [oil-field]
  cleanup fund; and
               (2)  recommendations for any legislation needed to
  address any problems identified with the administration of the fund
  or otherwise needed to further the purposes of the fund.
         SECTION 86.  Section 141.079, Natural Resources Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 141.079.  REPORT TO LEGISLATURE. Not later than
  January 1 of each odd-numbered year [During the first 30 days of
  each regular session of the legislature], the commissioner shall
  report to the legislature on the status of the exploration,
  development, and production of geothermal energy and associated
  resources under the land governed by this subchapter.
         SECTION 87.  Section 161.2111, Natural Resources Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 161.2111.  REPORT TO BOND REVIEW BOARD. With respect to
  purchases made under this chapter, the Veterans' Land Board shall
  file annually [semiannually] with the Bond Review Board a report on
  the performance of loans made by the Veterans' Land Board in
  connection with the purchases. The Bond Review Board shall review
  the reports filed by the Veterans' Land Board under this section to
  assess the performance of loans made under this chapter. The filing
  dates and the contents of the reports must comply with any rules
  adopted by the Bond Review Board.
         SECTION 88.  Subsection (e), Section 162.003, Natural
  Resources Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (e)  With respect to loans made under the program, the
  Veterans' Land Board shall file annually [semiannually] with the
  Bond Review Board a report on the performance of the loans. The
  Bond Review Board shall review the reports filed by the Veterans'
  Land Board under this subsection to assess the performance of loans
  made under the program. The filing dates and the contents of the
  reports must comply with any rules adopted by the Bond Review Board.
         SECTION 89.  Section 651.162, Occupations Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
         Sec. 651.162.  BIENNIAL REPORT [ANNUAL REPORTS].
         [(b)]  The commission shall file biennially [annually] with
  the governor a written description of the activities of the
  commission during the two preceding fiscal years [year].
         SECTION 90.  Subsection (d), Section 201.207,
  Transportation Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (d)  The department, in conjunction with the border commerce
  coordinator, shall develop short-range and long-range plans,
  including recommendations to increase bilateral relations with
  Mexico and expedite trade by mitigating delays in border crossing
  inspections for northbound truck traffic.  In developing the plans,
  the department and coordinator shall consider information obtained
  from any meetings under Subsection (a).  The department shall
  update the plan biennially [and submit the updated plan to the
  lieutenant governor, the speaker of the house of representatives,
  and each other member of the legislature on or before December 1 of
  each even-numbered year].
         SECTION 91.  Subsection (a), Section 201.806,
  Transportation Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  The department shall:
               (1)  tabulate and analyze the vehicle accident reports
  it receives; and
               (2)  annually or more frequently publish statistical
  information derived from the accident reports as to the number,
  cause, and location of highway accidents, including information
  regarding the number of:
                     (A)  accidents involving injury to, death of, or
  property damage to a bicyclist or pedestrian; and
                     (B)  fatalities caused by a bridge collapse, as
  defined by Section 550.081[; and
               [(3)     not later than December 15 of each even-numbered
  year provide to the governor and the legislature:
                     [(A)     an abstract of the statistical information
  for the biennium ending on the preceding August 31; and
                     [(B)     a report with the department's conclusions,
  findings, and recommendations for decreasing highway accidents and
  increasing highway and bridge safety].
         SECTION 92.  Subsection (c), Section 228.012,
  Transportation Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (c)  Not later than January 1 of each odd-numbered year, the
  department shall submit to the Legislative Budget Board and the
  Governor's Office of Budget, Planning, and Policy[, in the format
  prescribed by the Legislative Budget Board,] a report on cash
  balances in the subaccounts created under this section and
  expenditures made with money in those subaccounts. The report must
  be in the form prescribed by the Legislative Budget Board.
         SECTION 93.  Subsection (a), Section 456.008,
  Transportation Code, is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  Not later than January 1 of each year, the [The]
  commission by rule shall prepare and issue to the legislature a
  report on [the performance of] public transportation providers in
  this state that received state or federal funding during the
  previous 12-month period. A [The commission shall issue a] report
  under this section must:
               (1)  detail the performance of the transportation
  providers during the preceding state fiscal year; and
               (2)  include, as to each transportation provider,
  monthly data on industry utilized standards that best reflect
  ridership, mileage, revenue by source, and service effectiveness
  [at least once each state fiscal year].
         SECTION 94.  Section 12.203, Utilities Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         Sec. 12.203.  BIENNIAL [ANNUAL] REPORT. Not later than
  January 15 of each odd-numbered year [(a)     The commission shall
  prepare annually a complete and detailed written report accounting
  for all funds received and disbursed by the commission during the
  preceding fiscal year. The annual report must meet the reporting
  requirements applicable to financial reporting in the General
  Appropriations Act.
         [(b)     In the annual report issued in the year preceding the
  convening of each regular session of the legislature], the
  commission shall prepare a written report that includes [make]
  suggestions regarding modification and improvement of the
  commission's statutory authority and for the improvement of utility
  regulation in general that the commission considers appropriate for
  protecting and furthering the interest of the public.
         SECTION 95.  Subsection (c), Section 51, Chapter 1406 (S.B.
  758), Acts of the 80th Legislature, Regular Session, 2007, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (c)  The recommendations for expanding and improving
  provider capabilities under Subdivision (8), Subsection (b) of this
  section, must include provisions for start-up funding for providers
  to build necessary capacity in the state, partnerships with
  community leaders to identify local resources to support building
  capacity, and the development of pilot projects to procure regional
  capacity development. [Beginning September 1, 2007, at the end of
  each fiscal year, the Department of Family and Protective Services
  shall prepare a progress report that details the department's
  activities in implementing the recommendations described in
  Subdivision (8), Subsection (b) of this section. The progress
  report must include regional data regarding the number of children
  in state conservatorship who are placed in their home region
  separated into classifications based on levels of care. The
  Department of Family and Protective Services shall submit the
  periodic progress reports required by this subsection to:
               [(1)  the governor;
               [(2)  the lieutenant governor;
               [(3)  the speaker of the house of representatives;
               [(4)     appropriate oversight committees of the
  legislature;
               [(5)  the Legislative Budget Board; and
               [(6)  the state auditor.]
         SECTION 96.  Subsection (c), Section 1, Chapter 413 (H.B.
  1966), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (c)  Not later than December 1 of each year[, 2009], the
  Health and Human Services Commission shall submit an annual
  [initial] report to the governor and the Legislative Budget Board
  regarding [detailing] the e-prescribing implementation plan
  developed under this section. The report must include the
  projected expenditures and cost savings anticipated for the plan
  during the state fiscal year and the total expenditures associated
  with and cost savings realized from the plan to date. This
  subsection expires January 1, 2015.
         SECTION 97.  Section 34, Chapter 1409 (H.B. 4586), Acts of
  the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, is amended by adding
  Subsection (d) to read as follows:
         (d)  After an agency or institution that receives money
  available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has
  spent all the money received under that Act and completed all
  projects related to that Act, the agency or institution is no longer
  required to submit reports related to the agency's receipt of that
  money to the Legislative Budget Board.
         SECTION 98.  The Department of Information Resources and the
  Information Technology Council for Higher Education shall complete
  the review required under Section 2054.1211, Government Code, as
  added by this Act, not later than March 1, 2014.
         SECTION 99.  The following provisions are repealed:
               (1)  Subsection (e), Section 22.004, Education Code;
               (2)  Subsections (e) and (f), Section 29.160, Education
  Code;
               (3)  Subchapter L, Chapter 51, Education Code;
               (4)  Subsections (b) and (c), Section 54.777, Education
  Code;
               (5)  Subsection (d), Section 61.0761, Education Code;
               (6)  Subsection (d), Section 74.004, Education Code;
               (7)  Section 152.005, Education Code;
               (8)  Section 152.006, Education Code;
               (9)  Section 59.012, Family Code;
               (10)  Section 264.759, Family Code;
               (11)  Subsection (d), Section 21.007, Government Code;
               (12)  Subsection (e), Section 21.008, Government Code;
               (13)  Subsection (c), Section 411.0097, Government
  Code, as added by Chapter 556 (House Bill No. 1239), Acts of the
  79th Legislature, Regular Session, 2005;
               (14)  Section 499.028, Government Code;
               (15)  Subsection (e), Section 531.02415, Government
  Code;
               (16)  Subsection (d), Section 531.042, Government
  Code;
               (17)  Subsection (i), Section 531.073, Government
  Code;
               (18)  Section 531.0731, Government Code;
               (19)  Section 825.510, Government Code;
               (20)  Section 825.518, Government Code;
               (21)  Subsection (c), Section 2155.448, Government
  Code;
               (22)  Subsections (d) and (e), Section 2161.121,
  Government Code;
               (23)  Subsection (e), Section 2165.2035, Government
  Code;
               (24)  Subsection (d), Section 2306.560, Government
  Code;
               (25)  Subsection (f), Section 101.0061, Human
  Resources Code;
               (26)  Subsection (b), Section 221.012, Human Resources
  Code;
               (27)  Subsection (c), Section 1575.170, Insurance
  Code;
               (28)  Subsection (b), Section 205.019, Labor Code;
               (29)  Subsection (c), Section 201.103, Transportation
  Code;
               (30)  Subsection (c), Section 201.608, Transportation
  Code;
               (31)  Subsection (e), Section 222.103, Transportation
  Code;
               (32)  Subsection (b), Section 6.156, Water Code;
               (33)  Section 26.051, Water Code;
               (34)  Section 26.561, Water Code;
               (35)  Subsection (g), Section 21A, Texas Local Fire
  Fighters Retirement Act (Article 6243e, Vernon's Texas Civil
  Statutes);
               (36)  Subsection (d), Section 1, Chapter 413 (House
  Bill No. 1966), Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session,
  2009; and
               (37)  Section 46, Chapter 1130 (House Bill No. 2086),
  Acts of the 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009.
         SECTION 100.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2013.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 59 passed the Senate on
  March 27, 2013, by the following vote: Yeas 30, Nays 0; and that
  the Senate concurred in House amendments on May 23, 2013, by the
  following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 59 passed the House, with
  amendments, on May 20, 2013, by the following vote: Yeas 146,
  Nays 0, two present not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor