Bills Referred Today for 5/2/2013



May 2, 2013

Committee referral on the following:

HB 52 Flynn

Relating to the sale of a cemetery plot; providing penalties; authorizing a fee.

Business & Commerce

HB 346 Deshotel

Relating to the electronic storage of personal identification information obtained from driver's licenses or personal identification certificates.

Business & Commerce

HB 394 Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to limits on prizes for bingo games.

State Affairs

HB 671 Ratliff/ et al.

Relating to the calculation of the rollback tax rate of a school district.


HB 885 Murphy/ Harper-Brown/ Ratliff/ Huberty/ et al.

Relating to the guarantee of refinanced open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund.


HB 950 Thompson, Senfronia/ Collier/ Davis, Sarah/ Alvarado/ Isaac/ et al.

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

Economic Development

HB 1231 Giddings

Relating to the application of the offenses of disrupting public school classes or transportation to persons younger than 12 years of age.


HB 1310 Button/ Bohac/ Gonzalez, Naomi/ Paddie/ Eiland/ et al.

Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of the cost of certain vaccines for purposes of the franchise tax.


HB 1548 Callegari/ Parker

Relating to the effect of certain agreements with a collective bargaining organization on certain state-funded public work contracts.

Government Organization

HB 1762 Price

Relating to workers' compensation and other remedies available to an injured temporary employee.

State Affairs

HB 1767 Canales/ Lozano

Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 281 in Jim Wells County as the Lt. General Marc Cisneros Highway.


HB 1777 Moody/ Márquez/ Anchia

Relating to a study regarding the effects on international trade of wait times at points of entry between the United States and the United Mexican States.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 2300 Keffer/ King, Tracy O.

Relating to funding and donations for county transportation projects, including projects of county energy transportation reinvestment zones.


HB 2394 Perry

Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring title for all trailers, semitrailers, and travel trailers not considered manufactured housing.


HB 2439 Parker/ Carter/ et al.

Relating to the review of certain contracts by the state auditor.

State Affairs

HB 2460 Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to the possession of stamps indicating the payment of taxes by certain permittees.

Business & Commerce

HB 2571 Keffer

Relating to the inspection of certain information regarding the production, transportation, sale, and marketing of oil and gas from state land; imposing an administrative penalty.

Natural Resources

HB 3188 Otto

Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations.


HB 3309 Crownover

Relating to the composition and use of money in the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund.

Natural Resources

HCR 1 Branch/ Frullo/ Hilderbran

Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to rename the State Insurance Building Annex in the Capitol Complex the John G. Tower State Office Building.


HCR 54 Harper-Brown

Designating Grand Prairie as the Purple Martin Conservation Capital of Texas.


HCR 57 Hunter/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Riddle/ Fletcher/ Lozano/ et al.

Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study human trafficking in Texas.

Criminal Justice