Regular Order of Business for 4/3/2013



April 3, 2013


(Calendar Order)


(Second Reading)

SJR 21 Eltife

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.

SJR 22 Huffman

Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor, and the lieutenant governor when acting as governor, retain executive authority unless unavailable as provided by law.


(Second Reading)

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.


(Second Reading)

SB 234 Eltife

Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.

SB 149 (CS)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

SB 116 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the consideration of ownership interests of disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting.

SB 3 (CS)Patrick/ Campbell/ Lucio/ Taylor/ et al.

Relating to public high school graduation, including curriculum and assessment requirements for graduation and funding in support of certain curriculum authorized for graduation.

SB 8 (CS) (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health and human services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs.

SB 190 (CS)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the prescription and pharmaceutical substitution of biological products.

SB 427 Nelson

Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities and administrators of those facilities.

SB 473 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the regulation of temporary common worker employers; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees.

SB 370 (LC)Lucio

Relating to authorizing certain current and former members of the state legislature to conduct a marriage ceremony.

SB 576 (CS)Duncan

Relating to the delay in the implementation of the abolishment of small claims courts.

SB 150 (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the cancer prevention and research fund.

SB 714 Lucio

Relating to access to birth records of certain adopted children.

SB 291 (CS)Nelson

Relating to notice requirements for gas utilities entering certain real property; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 573 Patrick/ et al.

Relating to equal opportunity for access by private and parochial school students to certain University Interscholastic League sponsored activities.

SB 746 (CS)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to unlawful acts against and criminal offenses involving the Medicaid program.

SB 521 (CS)Paxton/ Campbell/ Lucio

Relating to the provision of and parental approval for a student's participation in human sexuality and family planning instruction in public schools.

SB 117 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the right of a person to enter the person's residence or former residence accompanied by a peace officer to recover certain personal property; providing penalties.

SB 329 Huffman

Relating to a prohibition on the use of a tanning facility by a minor.

SB 614 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to an electric utility surcharge to assist owners of certain historic structures with electric bill payments and to promote energy conservation and efficiency.

SB 741 (CS)Rodríguez

Relating to the period during which an employee may file a claim for unpaid wages with the Texas Workforce Commission.

SB 658 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to the imposition and collection of a penalty for fraudulently obtaining unemployment compensation benefits.

SB 633 Ellis/ Patrick

Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.

SB 262 Huffman

Relating to the reporting of criminal disposition completeness percentage data.

SB 354 (LC)West

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

SB 490 (LC)Seliger

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

SB 974 Campbell/ et al.

Relating to the name of Texas State University--San Marcos.

SB 1007 (CS)Carona

Relating to own risk and solvency assessment by insurers and insurance groups; providing a penalty.

SB 736 (CS) (LC)Watson

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

SB 630 (CS)Carona

Relating to certain obligations of and limitations on residential landlords.

SB 567 (CS)Watson/ Nichols/ et al.

Relating to rates for water service, to the transfer of functions relating to the economic regulation of water and sewer service from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and to the duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel regarding the economic regulation of water and sewer service.

SB 701 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to a defense to prosecution for criminal trespass.

SB 821 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

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

SB 1238 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa/ Huffman

Relating to the composition and duties of and investigations conducted by the Texas Forensic Science Commission, the administrative attachment of the Texas Forensic Science Commission to Sam Houston State University, and the accreditation of criminal laboratories by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.

SB 1210 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to conditions on the receipt of tuition and fee exemptions and waivers at public institutions of higher education.

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 1107 (LC)Zaffirini

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

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 487 (CS) (LC)Davis

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

SB 307 (CS)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the transfer of adult education and literacy programs from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Workforce Commission.

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 1041 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to authorizing certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.

SB 672 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the regulation of industrialized housing.

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 233 (LC)Patrick

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

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 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 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 794 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to the development, hosting, and management of computer software for state agencies.

SB 547 Hancock

Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 1724 (CS)Patrick/ Birdwell/ Campbell/ Hegar/ Lucio/ et al.

Relating to end-of-course assessment instruments administered to public high school students and other measures of secondary-level performance.

SB 19 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to certain residential and other structures and mitigation of loss to those structures resulting from natural catastrophes; providing a criminal penalty.

SB 563 (CS) (LC)Hegar

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

SB 170 (CS)West/ et al.

Relating to building code standards for new residential construction in the unincorporated area of a county.

SB 356 (CS) (LC)Carona

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

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 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 442 (LC)Birdwell/ et al.

Relating to leave for certain veterans returning to state employment.

SB 476 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to installment agreements for the payment of delinquent ad valorem taxes.

SB 352 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to visitation for certain children in the temporary managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 492 (CS)Lucio

Relating to the licensing and regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; providing penalties; imposing fees.

SB 502 (CS) (LC)West

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

SB 534 (CS)West

Relating to requiring permanency planning meetings for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 537 Deuell/ Campbell/ Schwertner/ et al.

Relating to minimum standards for abortion facilities.

SB 1026 (CS) (LC)Duncan

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

SB 1093 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 82nd Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.

SB 953 (CS)Carona

Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act.

SB 292 (CS)Huffman

Relating to the governor's executive authority while traveling outside of the state.

SB 948 (LC)Nelson

Relating to management of a coordinated county transportation authority.

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 679 (CS) (LC)Duncan

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

SB 545 (LC)Hancock

Relating to the peace officers authorized to operate an authorized emergency service vehicle used to conduct a police escort.

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 965 (LC)Williams

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

SB 1096 (LC)Hinojosa

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

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 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 1033 (LC)Carona

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

SB 124 Rodríguez

Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with certain governmental records based on certain reporting for school districts and open-enrollment charter schools.

SB 1109 (LC)Deuell

Relating to suspending public school accountability ratings and certain interventions and sanctions for the 2012-2013 school year.

SB 122 Rodríguez

Relating to the removal from office of a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district.

SB 123 Rodríguez

Relating to the authority of the commissioner of education to issue subpoenas and conduct accreditation investigations.

SB 1404 (LC)Patrick/ Uresti

Relating to attendance at and completion of high school by students who are in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 818 (CS) (LC)Duncan

Relating to boll weevil eradication activities and programs.

SB 1394 (LC)Estes

Relating to the statewide critical infrastructure protection strategy.

SB 987 (CS)Hegar/ et al.

Relating to allowing the attorney general to obtain an injunction against a municipality or county that adopts prohibited regulations regarding firearms, ammunition, or firearm supplies.

SB 1395 (LC)Estes/ et al.

Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals.

SB 1393 (CS) (LC)Estes

Relating to homeland security strategy.

SB 1467 Estes

Relating to economic development incentives for firearms manufacturers, firearms accessory manufacturers, and ammunition manufacturers.

SB 611 (LC)Lucio

Relating to the irrigation powers and functions of certain water districts.

SB 1241 (LC)Hegar

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

SB 1012 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the McMullen Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 1156 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to land reclamation projects using tires.

SB 1271 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the regulation and enforcement of dam safety by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 1169 (LC)Hegar

Relating to water conservation.

SB 597 (LC)Birdwell/ Uresti

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

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 1165 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the use of real property by the University of Houston--Sugar Land.

SB 1376 (LC)Eltife

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

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 1328 (LC)Paxton

Relating to the authority of a statutory probate court in Collin County to hear and determine certain matters pending in a district or statutory county court.

SB 1577 (LC)Fraser

Relating to the election of directors of certain electric cooperatives.

SB 981 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to electric utility bill payment assistance programs for certain veterans burned in combat.

SB 201 Birdwell/ Nichols

Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Preservation Board.

SB 248 Davis/ et al.

Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation.

SB 844 (LC)Ellis

Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who leave work to attend training.

SB 997 (LC)Deuell

Relating to the sales and use tax consequences of economic development agreements in certain municipalities.

SB 1833 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the rate of the hotel occupancy tax in certain counties.

SB 1297 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to written electronic communications between members of a governmental body.

SB 1134 (LC)Ellis

Relating to the duties of the Department of Information Resources regarding cybersecurity.

SB 1102 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the appointment of a state cybersecurity coordinator.

SB 1101 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the Cybersecurity, Education, and Economic Development Council.

SB 1602 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to reports and other information required of or held by institutions of higher education.

SB 393 (CS) (LC)West/ et al.

Relating to the prosecution of children accused of certain Class C misdemeanors.

SB 299 (CS)Estes/ et al.

Relating to the intentional display of a handgun by a person licensed to carry a concealed handgun.

SB 1114 (CS) (LC)Whitmire/ West

Relating to the prosecution of certain misdemeanor offenses committed by children and to school district law enforcement.

SB 1611 (CS)Ellis/ Duncan/ et al.

Relating to discovery in a criminal case.

SB 1289 (CS) (LC)Williams

Relating to certain business entities engaged in the publication of mug shots and other information regarding the involvement of an individual in the criminal justice system; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1074 (CS) (LC)Hegar

Relating to electronic transmission of documentation involved in certain insurance transactions.

SB 1125 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to first-party indemnity coverage purchased by insurance purchasing groups.

SB 566 (LC)Eltife/ Nichols

Relating to the establishment of a pharmacy school at The University of Texas at Tyler.

SB 33 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the electronic monitoring of residents at state supported living centers; providing criminal penalties.

SB 97 (CS)Patrick/ et al.

Relating to distributing or prescribing abortion-inducing drugs; providing penalties.

SB 423 Nelson

Relating to the flexible response system for investigations of child abuse or neglect reports by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 718 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to voluntary and involuntary mental health services.

SB 769 (LC)Uresti

Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide specialized training to foster parents of certain children.

SB 793 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to newborn hearing screening.

SB 869 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to the regulation of the practice of pharmacy; authorizing fees.

SB 886 (LC)Uresti

Relating to extended foster care for certain young adults and the extended jurisdiction of a court in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving those young adults.

SB 1057 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to information about private health care insurance coverage and the health insurance exchange for individuals applying for certain Department of State Health Services health or mental health benefits, services, and assistance.

SB 1082 (CS)Rodríguez/ Deuell

Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine.

SB 1248 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the documentary fee charged in connection with the sale of certain recreational vehicles and boats.

SB 1251 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to authorized charges and terms for certain consumer loans.

SB 1702 (CS) (LC)Taylor

Relating to residential property insured by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

SB 507 (CS)Watson/ Eltife

Relating to public and private facilities and infrastructure.

SB 1537 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to certain required notices under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act, including employer liability arising from failure to provide the notice.

SB 894 (CS)Whitmire/ Birdwell/ Campbell/ Carona/ Deuell/ et al.

Relating to real property within the Capitol complex.

SB 664 (LC)Davis/ Campbell/ Van de Putte

Relating to the allocation of certain grants from the fund for veterans' assistance.

SB 846 (LC)Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to training, certification, and accreditation provided or regulated by the Texas Veterans Commission.

SB 1373 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the display of the Honor and Remember flag.

SB 557 (LC)Davis/ et al.

Relating to a voluntary contribution to the fund for veterans' assistance when applying for a driver's license or personal identification certificate.

SB 1597 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the development of state agency information security plans.

SB 1142 (CS) (LC)Duncan/ Watson/ et al.

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

SB 286 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to a home loan program operated by the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation.

SB 320 (LC)Williams

Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3.

SB 321 (LC)Williams

Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2.

SB 322 (LC)Williams

Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 102.

SB 323 (LC)Williams

Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 104.

SB 324 (LC)Williams

Relating to the period for confirmation and the terms of the temporary directors of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 117.

SB 334 (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to preliminary review of complaints filed with a county ethics commission.

SB 623 (LC)Williams

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 138; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 624 (LC)Williams

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 137; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 795 (LC)Lucio

Relating to the composition and powers of a governing body in certain municipalities.

SB 985 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to authorizing broker agreements for the sale of real property by certain municipalities.

SB 617 (CS)Carona

Relating to the regulation of energy efficiency professionals; providing penalties.

SB 1388 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to identity recovery services; imposing a fee.

SB 1286 (CS) (LC)Williams

Relating to the regulation of professional employer services; authorizing fees.

SB 951 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to surplus lines insurance.

SB 1113 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to matching private grants given to enhance additional research activities at institutions of higher education.

SB 656 (CS)Paxton

Relating to providing transparency in the budget adoption process of municipalities and counties.

SB 457 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the confidentiality of certain autopsy records.

SB 990 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to criminal history record information obtained or disseminated by certain private entities; providing a civil penalty; authorizing fees.

SB 820 (CS)Williams

Relating to procedures relating to the issuance and renewal of, and certain notice requirements associated with, certain deer permits.

SB 1237 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to referral of disputes for alternative dispute resolution, including victim-directed referrals; authorizing a fee.

SB 1437 (CS) (LC)Paxton

Relating to authorizing certain persons to file documents electronically for recording with a county clerk.

SB 92 (CS) (LC)Van de Putte/ et al.

Relating to the designation of a juvenile court and a program for certain juveniles who may be the victims of human trafficking.

SB 1147 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the electronic filing system established by rule or order of the Texas Supreme Court; authorizing fees.

SB 387 (CS) (LC)Nichols

Relating to county participation in a program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases.

SB 966 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to creation of the Judicial Branch Certification Commission and the consolidation of judicial profession regulation; imposing penalties; authorizing fees.

SB 973 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology; authorizing fees.

SB 1035 (CS) (LC)Carona

Relating to alcoholic beverage license applications and fees.

SB 1803 (CS)Huffman

Relating to the office of inspector general of the Health and Human Services Commission.

SB 11 (CS)Nelson/ Birdwell/ Carona/ Deuell/ Duncan/ et al.

Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits.

SB 505 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to an exemption from the licensing requirement for certain persons who measure or fit orthoses under the supervision of a physician.

SB 45 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the provision of employment assistance and supported employment to certain Medicaid waiver program participants.

SB 831 (LC)Taylor

Relating to a list of mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention programs that may be selected for implementation by public schools.

SB 1380 Patrick

Relating to the placement of video monitoring cameras in self-contained classrooms providing special education services.

SB 1352 (LC)Van de Putte

Relating to inclusion of mental health concerns in existing state and local coordinated school health efforts.

SB 1178 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to training for public school educators in identifying mental health and suicide risks among students.

SB 1538 (CS)Van de Putte/ Lucio/ et al.

Relating to evaluating the performance, including computing dropout and completion rates, of public schools designated as dropout recovery schools.

SB 1263 (CS)Taylor/ Patrick

Relating to allowing parents to petition for repurposing, alternative management, or closure of certain public school campuses.

SB 1365 (CS)Duncan/ Patrick

Relating to the provision of credit by examination for public school students.

SB 119 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to the operation of special student recovery programs by certain school districts.

SB 1115 (CS) (LC)Whitmire

Relating to reporting, standards, restrictions, and requirements regarding public school disciplinary actions.

SB 816 (CS)Hegar

Relating to the date by which a school district must complete a report of an initial evaluation of a student for special education services.

SB 215 (CS)Birdwell/ Nichols

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

SB 62 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education.

SB 1282 (CS) (LC)Duncan/ Seliger

Relating to deadlines for proposals for adoption by certain districts or authorities of desired future conditions of relevant aquifers.

SB 1299 (CS) (LC)Patrick

Relating to powers of the West Harris County Regional Water Authority relating to certain wells.

SB 1300 (CS) (LC)Eltife/ et al.

Relating to environmental or health and safety audits under the Texas Environmental, Health, and Safety Audit Privilege Act.

SB 272 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to water well recordkeeping and reporting requirements, including the production and use of groundwater.

SB 302 (CS)Seliger

Relating to the management, operation, rulemaking authority, and oversight of groundwater conservation districts.

SB 121 (CS)Rodríguez

Relating to prohibited retaliation against certain state or local public employees for reporting to certain persons violations of law.

SB 753 (CS)Patrick

Relating to the production of the index of the parties to all suits by the clerk of a district court.

SB 1332 (LC)Duncan

Relating to who is an employee for large and small employers for health benefit plans.

SB 1267 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the liability of individuals providing labor or assistance to the Texas Forest Service in the performance of certain fire suppression duties.

SB 211 Nichols/ et al.

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Facilities Commission; authorizing fees.

SB 280 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in a county with frontage on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees; providing penalties.

SB 332 (CS) (LC)Rodríguez

Relating to commissioners court oversight of certain emergency services districts.

SB 449 (CS)Hinojosa

Relating to a prohibition on the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by local governments.

SB 593 (CS) (LC)Deuell

Relating to the authority of a property owners' association to regulate the use of certain lots for residential purposes.

SB 2 (CS)Patrick

Relating to charter schools and home-rule charter school districts, including establishment of the Charter School Authorizing Authority.

SB 875 (LC)Eltife

Relating to the purchase of plastic bulk merchandise containers by certain businesses; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1665 (LC)Carona

Relating to the deposit of assessments and fees collected for examination expenses.

SB 767 (CS)Patrick/ Davis

Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system.

SB 552 (CS) (LC)Uresti

Relating to an application filed with a county commissioners court to revise a subdivision plat; authorizing a fee.

SB 1613 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the abolition of the Office of State-Federal Relations.

SB 1430 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the applicability of certain public works contracting requirements.

SB 1195 (LC)Ellis/ et al.

Relating to a contract for the acquisition of goods or services to which The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is a party.

SB 217 (LC)Patrick/ Nichols

Relating to the continuation and functions of the state employee charitable campaign.

SB 1094 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to security interests in oil and gas production and its proceeds.

SB 1835 (LC)Hegar

Relating to the Calhoun County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a voter-approved tax.

SB 1423 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to validating certain acts of the Lower Nueces River Water Supply District transferring real property rights.

SB 1225 (LC)Taylor

Relating to the facilities to which Chapter 68, Water Code, applies.

SB 467 Hegar

Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 1146 (CS) (LC)West/ Duncan

Relating to the establishment of the statewide electronic filing system fund and to certain court fees and court costs to fund the account; imposing fees.

SB 1023 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the renewal and extension and modification of a 99-year lease of certain state property to the City of Austin.