Local and Uncontested Bills for 4/4/2013


The following bills have been certified for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar to be held Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 8:30 AM.

SB 181 (CS) (LC)Hegar/ et al.

Relating to the use of a wireless communication device to provide evidence of motor vehicle financial responsibility.

SB 229 (LC)Davis/ et al.

Relating to an exception to the domicile requirement for issuance of a commercial driver's license for certain military personnel.

SB 233 (LC)Patrick

Relating to the use of funds of certain municipal hospital authorities.

SB 242 (LC)Carona

Relating to the eligibility requirements for certain occupational licenses issued to applicants with military experience.

SB 354 (LC)West

Relating to permitting electronic delivery of certain documents in a criminal case.

SB 356 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the audit of court registry funds in certain counties.

SB 407 (LC)Carona

Relating to an exemption for persons who sell certain burglar and fire alarm components from the requirement to be licensed as an air conditioning and refrigeration contractor.

SB 442 (LC)Birdwell/ et al.

Relating to leave for certain veterans returning to state employment.

SB 487 (CS) (LC)Davis

Relating to all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles.

SB 490 (LC)Seliger

Relating to the expiration of tuition equalization grant requirements for grants awarded before the 2005-2006 academic year.

SB 502 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers.

SB 563 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor recipients of the Defense Superior Service Medal.

SB 597 (LC)Birdwell/ Uresti

Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for certain Operation Enduring Freedom veterans.

SB 654 (LC)West

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.

SB 660 (LC)West

Relating to assessment collection in certain public improvement districts.

SB 672 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the regulation of industrialized housing.

SB 679 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to certain records and supporting affidavits filed as evidence in certain actions.

SB 686 (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the change of the name of the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

SB 701 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to a defense to prosecution for criminal trespass.

SB 736 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to insurance rating and underwriting practices and declinations based on certain consumer inquiries.

SB 742 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to reports of missing children or attempted child abductions and to education and training for peace officers regarding missing or exploited children.

SB 748 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to the use of certain tax revenue to enhance and upgrade convention center facilities, multipurpose arenas, multiuse facilities, and related infrastructure in certain municipalities.

SB 751 (LC)Patrick

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 531; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

SB 752 (LC)Patrick

Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 530; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

SB 818 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to boll weevil eradication activities and programs.

SB 821 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to the prosecution of certain criminal offenses involving theft or involving fraud or other deceptive practices.

SB 828 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the marketing of certain alcoholic beverages by manufacturers and their agents; providing for a permitting fee.

SB 832 (CS) (LC)Davis

Relating to training for school district and open-enrollment charter school liaisons who assist students in the conservatorship of the state with school enrollments and transfers.

SB 833 (CS) (LC)Davis

Relating to the collection of data through the Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) as to the foster care status of public school students.

SB 836 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 171; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.

SB 877 (LC)Patrick

Relating to establishing the Citizens' Star of Texas Award.

SB 920 (CS) (LC)Eltife

Relating to the requirement that an unemployed individual be actively seeking work to be eligible for unemployment compensation benefits.

SB 946 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the right to terminate a lease and avoid liability by a victim of certain sexual offenses or stalking.

SB 948 (LC)Nelson

Relating to management of a coordinated county transportation authority.

SB 965 (LC)Williams

Relating to the correction of employment termination reports for law enforcement officers.

SB 983 (LC)Ellis

Relating to in camera review and filing of the information at issue in a suit filed under the public information law.

SB 1008 (LC)Carona

Relating to the business, supervision, and regulation of state savings and loan associations and state savings banks; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 1026 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments.

SB 1033 (LC)Carona

Relating to the registration and use of marks, including trademarks and service marks.

SB 1053 (LC)Carona

Relating to the content of a notice provided to an owner or lienholder of a vehicle towed to a vehicle storage facility.

SB 1096 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the monthly fee a defendant must pay during a period of community supervision.

SB 1107 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state.

SB 1156 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to land reclamation projects using tires.

SB 1169 (LC)Hegar

Relating to water conservation.

SB 1241 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the Edwards Aquifer Authority's regulation of wells with limited production capabilities.

SB 1376 (LC)Eltife

Relating to specialty license plates issued to retired members of the United States armed forces.

SB 1577 (LC)Fraser

Relating to the election of directors of certain electric cooperatives.

SCR 17 (LC)Hinojosa

Urging Congress to restore the presumption of a service connection for Agent Orange exposure to United States Navy and United States Air Force veterans who served on the inland waterways, in the territorial waters, and in the airspace of the Republic of Vietnam and to institute a presumption of connection to employment for civilians exposed to Agent Orange in their workplaces.

SCR 28 (LC)Uresti

Designating the first Tuesday in March as Texas Assisted Living Awareness Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2013.