Daily House Calendar

Friday, May 08, 2015




HJR 79              Workman / Keffer / Otto / Raymond / Guillen / et al.

Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to provide for a federal balanced budget.

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HB 1514             Sheffield

Relating to health insurance identification cards issued by qualified health plan issuers.

HB 969              King, Ken / Sheets / et al.

Relating to discovery of evidence of the net worth of a defendant in connection with a claim for exemplary damages.

HB 3982             Romero, Jr. / Walle / White, James

Relating to solicitation of a person to buy drinks for consumption by an alcoholic beverage retailer or the retailer's employee; authorizing a civil penalty; amending a provision that is subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2696             Howard / Coleman / Collier / Klick

Relating to a grant program for and a study on reducing workplace violence against nurses.

HB 281              Simmons / Parker

Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills.

HB 1492             Miller, Doug / Keffer / Phillips / Clardy / Sheets / et al.

Relating to consideration of asbestos or silica trust claims in certain actions asserting asbestos- or silica-related injuries.

HB 1692             Sheets

Relating to the doctrine of forum non conveniens.

HB 150              Flynn / Isaac / Fletcher / Raymond / Burkett / et al.

Relating to daylight saving time.

HB 2712             Geren / Bohac

Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to large data center projects from the sales and use tax.

HB 2023             Naishtat / Price

Relating to the appointment of a forensic director responsible for statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services.

HB 2219             Coleman / Morrison

Relating to health benefit plan coverage for injuries related to certain conduct of a covered individual.

HB 19               King, Susan / Burkett

Relating to a preventive services program and mental health programs for veterans and military families.

HB 2349             Aycock

Relating to public school assessment, performance standards, and course requirements.

HB 2610             King, Ken

Relating to the minimum number of minutes of instruction for students to be provided by public school districts and the scheduling of the last day of school for students by public school districts.

HB 2811             King, Ken

Relating to a revision of the essential knowledge and skills of the public school foundation curriculum, the instructional materials allotment, and proclamations for the production of instructional materials.

HB 1295             Capriglione / Geren

Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies.

HB 2391             Bohac

Relating to the redemption of certain stored value cards, including gift cards, for cash.

HB 2549             Davis, Yvonne

Relating to the authority and operation of regional tollway authorities.

HB 2595             Keffer

Relating to the use of municipal initiative and referendum to restrict property rights.

HB 1189             Guillen

Relating to the management of commercial oyster boats in this state; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2632             Dutton / Wu / White, James / Huberty / Reynolds

Relating to removing a criminal penalty and authorizing a civil penalty for truancy.

HB 3048             Deshotel

Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain municipalities.

HB 2847             Crownover / Aycock / Herrero / Farney / Zerwas

Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools; providing immunity.

HB 2794             Farney / Thompson, Senfronia / et al.

Relating to a delayed birth certificate; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1200             Simpson / Smithee / Raymond / Keffer / Price / et al.

Relating to civil liability of a person who produces, distributes, sells, or provides or aids in the production, distribution, sale, or provision of certain synthetic substances to another person for damages caused by the other person.

HB 3808             Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to financial assistance to local governmental entities affected by the realignment of defense jobs or facilities.

HB 2919             Raney / Anchia

Relating to an energy efficiency pilot program for state-owned buildings operated by the Texas Facilities Commission.

HB 2965             Gonzales, Larry

Relating to administrative support positions with the Texas Military Department.

HB 4097             Hunter / Lozano / Lucio III / Guillen

Relating to seawater desalination projects.

HB 2982             Israel

Relating to renewal of an appointment as a voluntary deputy registrar.

HB 3462             Deshotel

Relating to the creation of regional emergency communication districts; authorizing a fee.

HB 3736             Davis, Sarah

Relating to conflicts of interest by members of state agency governing boards and governing officers; creating a criminal offense.

HB 4077             Guillen

Relating to adding carbon dioxide in compressed canisters to the definition of abusable volatile chemicals; requiring a volatile chemical sales permit to sell carbon dioxide canisters; amending provisions subject to criminal and administrative penalties.

HB 3387             Krause / Murphy / White, James

Relating to sex offender treatment as a condition of parole or mandatory supervision for certain releasees.

HB 2851             Parker

Relating to the limitation on the liability of the nonprofit corporation established by the Texas Public Finance authority to issue revenue bonds for open-enrollment charter schools to provide educational facilities.

HB 2688             Workman / Krause / Larson

Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities.

HB 3277             Dutton

Relating to the authority of the office of independent ombudsman with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department in regard to juveniles in custody in certain facilities not operated solely for children committed to the department.

HB 3724             Herrero

Relating to the consideration of certain scientific evidence constituting the basis for an application for a writ of habeas corpus.

HB 530              Hernandez

Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state.

HB 227              Guillen

Relating to disposition of certain unclaimed money by local telephone exchange companies.

HB 452              Alonzo

Relating to pretrial hearings in criminal cases in certain courts.

HB 549              Johnson / Geren / Coleman / Kuempel / Wu / et al.

Relating to certain duties of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding visitation periods for county jail prisoners.

HB 580              Wu / Guerra

Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault.

HB 1457             Blanco

Relating to designation of an employee within certain state agencies as a veterans liaison.

HB 2906             Davis, Sarah

Relating to certain diagnostic testing during pregnancy.

HB 3944             King, Tracy O.

Relating to judicial review of final orders arising out of nutritional programs administrated by the Texas Department of Agriculture.

HB 18               Aycock

Relating to college and career readiness training for certain public school counselors.

HB 3787             Bonnen, Greg

Relating to a claim filing period and contractual limitations period in certain property insurance policies.

HB 460              Bell / Wray / Moody

Relating to the issuance of a search warrant for taking a blood specimen from certain persons suspected of committing certain intoxication offenses.

HB 3380             Davis, Yvonne

Relating to the grounds for and process by which an elected officer of a home-rule municipality may be removed from office.

HB 2473             Davis, Yvonne

Relating to establishing a grant program in the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to assist certain organizations that make residential mortgage loans to residents of certain neighborhoods.

HB 2185             Clardy

Relating to the execution of a search warrant for taking a DNA specimen.

HB 3184             McClendon / Keough

Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees.

HB 1000             Zerwas

Relating to state support for general academic teaching institutions in this state.

HB 309              White, James

Relating to a study on the feasibility and potential costs and benefits of implementing a pay-for-performance contract program for certain juvenile justice programs and services.

HB 3402             Smith

Relating to the authority of a venue district to act as an endorsing municipality or endorsing county for purposes of games or event trust funds; authorizing a fee.

HB 282              Dutton / Reynolds / Miles / Giddings

Relating to the organization of a grand jury.

HB 3193             Bernal

Relating to consideration of location of a bidder's or offeror's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts.

HB 3113             Gonzales, Larry

Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.

HB 644              Canales

Relating to the contents of a search warrant and to the offense of tampering with a governmental record consisting of a search warrant.

HB 882              Miller, Rick

Relating to the director and assistant director of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission.

HB 963              Bonnen, Greg / Sheets

Relating to the designation of certain optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists as preferred providers.

HB 1318             Button / Johnson / Springer / Anderson, Charles "Doc" / Leach

Relating to the eligibility of presidential general election debates for distributions from a Major Events trust fund.

HB 1300             Capriglione

Relating to eligibility requirements for admission of certain persons to educator preparation programs.

HB 1424             Lozano

Relating to the designation of certain synthetic compounds to Penalty Group 2 or 2-A of the Texas Controlled Substances Act; increasing penalties for certain persons convicted of the manufacture and delivery of controlled substances.

HB 3519             Guerra / Zerwas / Laubenberg / Lucio III / Sheffield / et al.

Relating to the use of home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.

HB 3032             Alvarado

Relating to vacancies created because of promotional appointments in certain municipal fire departments.

HB 3561             Rodriguez, Eddie

Relating to damages in certain wrongful eviction actions.

HB 3077             Zerwas / Price

Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding.

HB 2785             Alvarado

Relating to notice requirements for certain meetings or hearings in fire or police departments in certain municipalities.

HB 2745             Capriglione

Relating to the frequency restrictions on charitable raffles.

HB 2996             Guillen

Relating to the employment of individuals qualified for a veteran's employment preference.

HB 2894             Lozano

Relating to the election of certain county bail bond board members.

HB 3024             Guerra

Relating to coordination of dental benefits under certain insurance policies.

HB 3404             Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to a study on providing care to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

HB 3094             Parker

Relating to the regulation of consumer credit transactions and the regulatory authority of the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 3475             Bonnen, Greg

Relating to health care information provided by and notice of facility fees charged by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities.

HB 2096             Button / Bonnen, Dennis / Gonzales, Larry / Martinez Fischer / Parker / et al.

Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to certain multi-user data centers from the sales and use tax.

HB 2498             Zerwas

Relating to a compact with other states regarding the licensure of emergency medical services personnel and the authority of those personnel to perform job duties in this state and other states.

HB 3897             Kuempel

Relating to contributions to, benefits from, membership in, and the administration of systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2676             Stephenson

Relating to the regulation of money services businesses; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.

HB 3938             Longoria

Relating to single premium term life insurance offered in connection with certain consumer loans.

HB 207              Leach / Canales / Shaheen / Moody / Simpson

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

HB 118              Flynn

Relating to a fee waiver for a combination resident hunting and fishing license for certain military personnel.

HB 22               Davis, Sarah

Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; creating a criminal offense.

HB 849              Paddie / Bonnen, Dennis / Springer / King, Tracy O. / Bohac

Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for firearms and hunting supplies for a limited period.

HB 1278             Hughes / Fletcher / Anderson, Rodney / Dutton / Herrero / et al.

Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty.

HB 852              Sanford

Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to study and make recommendations regarding the storage of biometric identifiers.

HB 1346             Alonzo

Relating to the representation of certain indigent applicants for a writ of habeas corpus.

HB 1238             Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to requirements for construction and maintenance work zones; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 1371             Dutton / Naishtat / Wu / Burkett

Relating to certain functions of the office of consumer affairs in the Health and Human Services Commission.

HB 2067             Oliveira

Relating to the rescission or waiver of an acceleration of the maturity date of certain debt secured by a lien on real property.

HB 1059             Turner, Chris / Howard

Relating to the filing and contents of and public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 170              Alvarado / Collier / Guillen / Isaac / Paddie / et al.

Relating to regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of e-cigarettes, cigarettes, and tobacco products; creating criminal offenses.

HB 678              Turner, Sylvester / Otto

Relating to advance notice regarding the housing of sexually violent predators at a new location in various counties of this state.

HB 1340             Blanco

Relating to the placement of certain occupational specialty codes on certain notices of state agency employment openings.

HB 1136             Israel

Relating to the creation of the Transportation Safety and Access Advisory Committee.

HB 1390             Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to remedies for discrimination by a public employer against a public employee in connection with a claim for workers' compensation.

HB 1267             Thompson, Senfronia / Naishtat / et al.

Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 1513             Fletcher

Relating to the minimum size of a tract of land used to raise or keep bees in order for the tract to be eligible for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.

HB 1403             Sheets / Turner, Chris

Relating to the scope and contents of an expert report for a health care liability claim.

HB 1668             Workman / Oliveira / Simmons

Relating to the status of a subcontractor as an employee for the purposes of workers' compensation insurance coverage.

HB 1670             Sheets / Hernandez / Spitzer / Zerwas / et al.

Relating to the possession and removal of a placenta from a hospital or birthing center.

HB 1955             Parker

Relating to false or misleading packaging, labeling, or advertising of certain abusable synthetic substances; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2081             Laubenberg / et al.

Relating to the physician assistant board.

HB 1998             Coleman

Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code.

HB 3190             Villalba

Relating to persons authorized to direct, consent to, or disapprove a trustee's decisions.

HB 3093             Guillen

Relating to the value of a residential dwelling that may be offered or awarded as a prize at a charitable raffle.

HB 3987             Farney

Relating to programs in public schools designed to facilitate planning and saving for higher education and facilitate personal financial literacy instruction.

HB 3439             Riddle

Relating to the donation of property from a state agency to an assistance organization or a local governmental entity.

HB 3677             Workman

Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities and physicians to temporarily detain a person with mental illness.

HB 3777             Collier / Capriglione / Klick / Turner, Chris

Relating to the establishment and governance of certain regional transportation authorities.

HB 3846             Smithee

Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding procedures and substances used in the execution of a convict.

HB 3248             Davis, Yvonne

Relating to state agency procedures and policies to protect and properly destroy certain information that identifies an individual.

HB 3043             Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to the licensing and regulation of a journeyman lineman.

HB 3039             Darby

Relating to requiring certain metal building, roof, and component retailers to register with the comptroller; imposing a civil penalty; authorizing a fee.

HB 3028             Frullo

Relating to regulation of certain conduct by discount health care program operators, or concerning discount health care programs, that relates to prescription drugs or prescription drug benefits; authorizing administrative and civil penalties.

HB 2346             Pickett

Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to commissioned law enforcement officers of a Federal Reserve bank.

HB 2271             Sheffield / Davis, Yvonne / Zerwas

Relating to a pilot program for donation and redistribution of certain unused prescription medications; authorizing a fee.

HB 2392             Anchia / Keffer

Relating to the establishment of a residential energy efficiency loan program.

HB 2398             White, James

Relating to the establishment of judicial donation trust funds to assist needy children and families appearing before justice and municipal courts, dismissal of charges related to school attendance, and expunction of truancy records.

HB 2524             Coleman

Relating to legal services provided by a district or county attorney to county and precinct officials.

HB 2486             Keffer / Lucio III

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; creating an offense.

HB 2465             Smith

Relating to  the licensing and regulation of plumbers; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2544             Lozano

Relating to adverse possession of real property by a cotenant heir against other cotenant heirs.

HB 2950             Klick / Price

Relating to the Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response.

HB 2739             Capriglione

Relating to the use of a concealed handgun license as valid proof of personal identification.

HB 2835             King, Susan

Relating to the name of the program serving certain persons with special health care needs and prioritizing services provided under the program.

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HCR 90              Hunter

Requesting the speaker and lieutenant governor to create a joint interim committee to study seawater desalination on the Texas coast.