Daily House Calendar

Tuesday, May 07, 2013



********** MAJOR STATE CALENDAR **********

HB 500              Hilderbran / et al.

Relating to the computation of the franchise tax, including certain exclusions from the tax.

HB 3153             Lewis

Relating to the operation and administration of, and practice in courts in, the judicial branch of state government; imposing a fee.


HJR 24              Perry / et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization.

********** GENERAL STATE CALENDAR **********

HB 3648             Harper-Brown

Relating to compliance with certain terms in the performance of state purchasing contracts.

HB 1849             Carter

Relating to the disposition of proceeds and property from criminal asset forfeiture.

HB 1878             McClendon / Riddle / Geren / et al.

Relating to the allocation of certain revenue to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund.

HB 724              Guillen / Herrero

Relating to the creation of a commission to study unclaimed land grant mineral proceeds.

HB 1966             Deshotel

Relating to a project that may be undertaken by certain  development corporations in connection with infrastructure improvements necessary for municipal area development and revitalization.

HB 2090             Canales

Relating to a written statement made by an accused as a result of custodial interrogation.

HB 2201             Farney

Relating to increasing the courses offered in the career and technology education curriculum.

HB 3569             Kleinschmidt

Relating to activities conducted in connection with a state or federal disease control or eradication program for animals.

HB 1773             Thompson, Ed / Miller, Doug / Raymond / et al.

Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain related exclusions.

HB 2872             Villarreal

Relating to the number of student absences that constitute a failure to attend school.

HB 1021             Moody

Relating to venue for the offense of failure to attend school.

HB 1022             Moody

Relating to venue for the offense of a parent contributing to a child's failure to attend school.

HB 2824             Ratliff / Branch / Simpson / Turner, Sylvester / Kacal / et al.

Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium.

HB 2792             Elkins

Relating to the circumstances under which an appraisal review board hearing shall be closed to the public.

HB 2148             Hilderbran

Relating to the motor fuel tax on compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas; providing penalties; imposing a tax.

HB 742              Strama / Villarreal / Otto

Relating to a grant program for certain school districts to provide summer instruction primarily for students who are educationally disadvantaged and summer teaching opportunities for high-performing, new, and student teachers.

HB 2719             Guillen

Relating to the collection of information concerning the number of inmates who have been in the conservatorship of a state agency responsible for providing child protective services.

HB 2061             Murphy / Deshotel / Pitts / et al.

Relating to a tax credit for investment in certain communities; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing a fee.

HB 2371             Leach / Canales / Hughes / Carter / Moody / et al.

Relating to creating the offense of voyeurism; providing a penalty.

HB 3750             Farrar

Relating to the destruction of the records of businesses, state and local governments, and nonprofit entities stored on copy machines; providing a civil penalty.

HB 1790             Longoria / Thompson, Senfronia / Burnam / Hughes

Relating to certain procedures for defendants who successfully complete a period of state jail felony community supervision.

HB 1289             Hilderbran

Relating to the exclusion of certain transportation services costs in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax.

HB 1509             Anchia

Relating to the enforcement of water conservation and animal care and control ordinances of a municipality by civil action or quasi-judicial enforcement; providing civil penalties.

HB 75               Fletcher / et al.

Relating to the regulation of certain private security companies and occupations.

HB 2133             Larson

Relating to the public policy for the use of innovative and alternative water treatment technologies for water development purposes.

HB 1318             Turner, Sylvester

Relating to the appointment of counsel for a detention hearing for certain youths.

HB 1398             Murphy

Relating to required disclosures on political advertising.

HB 1077             Kleinschmidt / Raymond / Guillen / Sanford / Krause / et al.

Relating to the transportation and storage of firearms and ammunition in private vehicles on the campuses of institutions of higher education.

HB 694              Phillips

Relating to access by certain military personnel to juvenile and criminal history information.

HB 3743             Wu

Relating to the authority of a prosecutor in a juvenile case to appeal certain judicial decisions.

HB 912              Gooden / Riddle / Burnam / Fallon / Stickland / et al.

Relating to images captured by unmanned vehicles and unmanned aircraft; providing penalties.

HB 97               Perry / White / Flynn / Farias / Miller, Rick / et al.

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization.

HB 1712             Lozano

Relating to an exemption from ad valorem and sales and use taxes for property used in connection with an offshore spill response containment system.

HB 503              Hernandez Luna

Relating to the ability of a property owners' association to contract with an association board member or certain other persons or entities associated with the board member.

HB 217              Alvarado / Zerwas / King, Susan / Lucio III / Cortez

Relating to the types of beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses.

HB 3498             Turner, Scott / et al.

Relating to a requirement that a student's postsecondary transcript include the average or median grade awarded in each class.

HB 34               Menéndez / Anchia / Geren

Relating to the consumption of alcoholic beverages on certain premises; providing a penalty and authorizing a fee.

HB 1831             Davis, John / Deshotel / Huberty / Farney / Murphy

Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program for adults 19 to 50 years of age.

HB 3013             Larson

Relating to the underground storage of water for later retrieval and beneficial use; authorizing the imposition of fees.

HB 2578             Larson / Callegari

Relating to the development of brackish groundwater.

HB 3660             Simmons

Relating to requiring the Texas Commission on Fire Protection to conduct a study and prepare a report on administrative attachment.

HB 743              Miller, Rick / Hughes

Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities; increasing a fee.

HB 3005             Burkett / Davis, John / Branch / Lucio III / Crownover / et al.

Relating to the authority of the Texas Workforce Commission to use certain unemployment compensation funds for reemployment activities.

HB 1352             Callegari / Harper-Brown / Ratliff / et al.

Relating to an exemption for certain persons who sell signs from the requirement to be licensed as an electrician.

HB 3593             Burnam

Relating to the determination that a voter is deceased.

HB 581              Howard / King, Susan / King, Ken / Naishtat

Relating to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for state and local governmental entities in certain employment lawsuits filed by nurses.

HB 586              Workman / Leach / Callegari / Menéndez / Smithee / et al.

Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for certain design and construction claims arising under written contracts with state agencies.

HB 2765             Branch / Otto / Pitts

Relating to the creation of the Texas competitive knowledge fund to support excellence at qualifying institutions of higher education.

HB 2690             Elkins

Relating to the sale of a vehicle by an unlicensed seller; creating an offense.

HB 2500             Bohac / Strama / Button

Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of solar energy property.

HB 2145             Hilderbran

Relating to apportionment of certain receipts of a broadcaster under the franchise tax.

HB 12               Flynn / Alvarado / Perry / Martinez Fischer / et al.

Relating to gifts made to a state agency for a state employee salary supplement.

HB 3669             Naishtat

Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate judge or other judge authorized to hear probate, guardianship, or mental health matters, and the subsequent assignment of another judge.

HB 3316             Keffer

Relating to an account or bond for construction retainage under certain contracts.

HB 3065             Menéndez

Relating to the payment of state funds by the secretary of state directly to an entity conducting a primary election under contract.

HB 16               Flynn / Alvarado / Perry / Larson / Martinez Fischer / et al.

Relating to a requirement that a state agency post the results of certain audits on the state agency's Internet website.

HB 1468             Sheets

Relating to confidential communications between an insurance carrier and a covered employer under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

HB 3227             Coleman / Turner, Chris / Moody

Relating to coverage of certain eating disorders as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans.

HB 3475             Paddie / Gonzalez, Naomi

Relating to information relating to hotel occupancy tax receipts.

HB 2163             Eiland

Relating to an annual assessment on insurers for the examination of insurers; imposing an assessment.

HB 2996             King, Tracy O.

Relating to regulation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the land application of Class B sludge.

HB 1340             Rose

Relating to consent to the immunization of certain children.

HB 382              Burnam / Turner, Chris / et al.

Relating to certain limitations on settlement agreements with a governmental unit.

HB 1843             Branch

Relating to limitations on the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions.

HB 2972             King, Ken

Relating to exempting premiums for certain insurance covering stored or in-transit baled cotton from surplus lines insurance premium taxes.

HB 1382             Simpson / Rodriguez, Eddie / Kolkhorst / Burnam / et al.

Relating to the regulation of food prepared, stored, distributed, or sold at farms and farmers' markets; limiting the applicability of a fee.

HB 1853             Ratliff

Relating to a behavior improvement plan or a behavior intervention plan adopted for certain students with an individualized education program.




C.S.H.B. 500


Pursuant to Rule 3, Section 4 (2) and Rule 6, Section 16 (f) of the House Rules, the following rule governing floor consideration for HB 500              is proposed:

                Section 1. All original amendments that will be offered during second reading consideration of the bill must be filed with the chief clerk by 10 a.m. on Monday, May 6, 2013.

                Section 2. (a) During second and third reading consideration of the bill, any amendment, including an amendment to an amendment, is not in order unless the comptroller has reviewed the amendment and provided a written assessment, in dollars, of the effect of the amendment.

                (b) Before any amendment is laid before the House, the presiding officer shall read the written assessment of the fiscal effect of the amendment.

                (c) The provisions of this section do not apply to an amendment that makes an adjustment in an item of taxation solely to correct a technical clerical error.