Bills Referred Today for 4/25/2013



April 25, 2013

Committee referral on the following:

SB 1909 Schwertner

Relating to the period for confirmation of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 21.

Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1910 Hegar

Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.

Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1911 Garcia

Relating to the right of a public employee to representation in certain internal investigatory interviews.

State Affairs

SB 1912 Garcia

Relating to disease management practices of local mental health authorities.

Health & Human Services

SB 1913 Nichols/ Williams

Relating to authorizing certain special districts in Montgomery County to enter into strategic partnership agreements.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 341 Pitts

Relating to the exclusion of certain mineral interests from the property interests that may be condemned by a regional tollway authority.


HB 347 Pitts/ Cook/ et al.

Relating to prohibiting using a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle on school property.


HB 535 Davis, Yvonne/ Reynolds/ Keffer/ Miles/ Naishtat/ et al.

Relating to the preference given by state agencies to goods offered by bidders in this state or manufactured, produced, or grown in this state or in the United States.

Government Organization

HB 561 Workman/ Eiland/ Naishtat

Relating to an exemption for land owned by a school from the additional tax imposed on the change of use of land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.


HB 617 Rodriguez, Eddie/ Ratliff/ Gonzalez, Naomi/ Alvarado/ Lucio III

Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs.


HB 630 Larson

Relating to the filling of vacancies on a political party's county executive committee.

State Affairs

HB 1325 Miller, Doug/ Lewis/ Clardy

Relating to the dismissal of certain actions arising from exposure to asbestos and silica.

State Affairs

HB 1685 Price

Relating to the continuation of the self-directed and semi-independent status of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, and the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners.

Business & Commerce

HB 1717 Price/ et al.

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners; changing certain fees.

Business & Commerce

HB 1940 Orr

Relating to certain correction instruments in the conveyance of real property.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 2034 Vo/ Rodriguez, Eddie

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

Economic Development

HB 2095 Thompson, Senfronia

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

Business & Commerce

HB 2462 Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to automobile club memberships offered in connection with certain motor vehicle retail installment contracts.

Business & Commerce

HB 2637 Frullo

Relating to the fraudulent use of identifying information by certain sex offenders; providing criminal penalties.

Criminal Justice

HB 2683 Price

Relating to employment in certain consumer-directed services and by certain facilities and to the nurse aide registry and the employee misconduct registry.

Health & Human Services