Daily House Calendar

Thursday, May 14, 2015



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SB 498              Taylor, Larry / et al.

SP: Bonnen, Dennis

Relating to building code requirements for residential property insured by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

SB 481              Hancock / et al.

SP: Smithee

Relating to consumer information concerning facility-based physicians and notice and availability of mediation for balance billing by a facility-based physician.

SB 686              Seliger / et al.

SP: Clardy

Relating to the Math and Science Scholars Loan Repayment Program.

SB 652              Schwertner

SP: Farney / Simmons / Oliveira / et al.

Relating to excluding a franchisor as an employer of a franchisee or a franchisee's employees.

SB 746              Whitmire / et al.

SP: Turner, Sylvester

Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators; amending provisions subject to criminal penalties.

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HB 1759             Aycock / Otto / Márquez / et al.

Relating to the public school finance system.


HJR 77              Miller, Rick / Bohac / Zerwas / Fletcher / Huberty / 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 one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress.

HJR 26              Martinez Fischer

Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing an increased minimum wage.

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HB 3929             Fletcher

Relating to the use of automatic license plate reader systems; creating a criminal offense.

HB 969              King, Ken / Sheets / Fallon / et al.

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

HB 3972             Meyer

Relating to the use of school district buildings as polling place locations.

HB 1398             Craddick / et al.

Relating to the motor vehicle sales tax applicable to motor vehicles used by transportation companies for certain purposes.

HB 3914             Klick

Relating to certain court-initiated guardianship proceedings involving individuals believed to be incapacitated persons including the appointment of a guardian ad litem or court investigator.

HB 2262             Goldman

Relating to opening containers or possessing open containers of certain alcoholic beverages on the premises of a package store.

HB 3546             Meyer

Relating to minimum scores required for public school students to pass an examination for acceleration or for credit.

HB 3867             Elkins / Bonnen, Greg

Relating to the appeal through binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders; changing the amounts of certain fees.

HB 508              Raney / Keffer

Relating to an exemption for certain law enforcement and military personnel from the requirement to complete a hunter education program; authorizing a fee.

HB 620              Bonnen, Greg / Schaefer / et al.

Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs.

HB 770              King, Susan

Relating to civil liability for the provision of an alcoholic beverage to a minor.

HB 1227             Anderson, Rodney / King, Susan / Bonnen, Dennis / Huberty / Lucio III / et al.

Relating to eliminating the requirement that a school district assess the physical fitness of students.

HB 1384             Davis, Sarah / Laubenberg / Peña / Raney / Muñoz, Jr.

Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 1987             Springer

Relating to the authority of the governing body of a school district to waive or reduce the new jobs creation requirement under the Texas Economic Development Act.

HB 1844             King, Susan

Relating to the offense of providing an alcoholic beverage to a minor; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 2125             Klick

Relating to multiple methods of voting at the same polling place.

HB 2348             Price

Relating to nondiscrimination against physicians in payment for telephone consultation services.

HB 2426             Kuempel

Relating to the effect on local regulation of state law for fire extinguisher service and installation; authorizing a fee.

HB 3986             Simmons

Relating to coverage by certain health benefit plans for certain services prescribed to treat autism spectrum disorder.

HB 338              González, Mary

Relating to the evaluation of an internal auditor employed by a school district.

HB 557              Farias / Simpson / Israel

Relating to the growth or cultivation of industrial hemp for certain research purposes.

HB 3935             Fletcher

Relating to funding law enforcement training for veterans from state and federal funds or grants.

HB 640              Canales / Lucio III / Israel

Relating to a study concerning the use of a digital image for identification and proof of licensure purposes.

HB 2565             Krause / Moody / Leach / Canales / et al.

Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state.

HB 3770             Kuempel

Relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses of electioneering near a polling place.

HB 1009             Davis, Yvonne

Relating to application fees and deposits paid to a landlord of residential rental property.

HB 1525             Farrar

Relating to the collection and reporting of information relating to certain offenses involving family violence.

HB 2979             Anderson, Rodney / Isaac / Howard / Farney

Relating to health benefit plan coverage of hearing aids for certain individuals.

HB 1586             McClendon

Relating to the operation and administration of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and its facilities, to the operation of post-adjudication secure correctional facilities for juvenile offenders, and to the commitment and placement of juvenile offenders.

HB 2170             Murphy

Relating to enhancing the penalties for certain repeat and habitual misdemeanor offenders.

HB 1642             Pickett

Relating to the rights, remedies, and liability of certain owners and operators of environmentally contaminated property in certain counties.

HB 1789             Márquez / Nevárez

Relating to longevity pay for peace officers and firefighters in certain municipalities.

HB 1968             Martinez, "Mando"

Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation or a regional mobility authority.

HB 2151             King, Tracy O.

Relating to consideration by the board of trustees of a school district of parental complaints concerning student participation in extracurricular activities.

HB 2240             Turner, Chris

Relating to the public's ability to access certain documents relating to a hospital inspection, survey, or investigation conducted by the Department of State Health Services.

HB 2429             Vo

Relating to the persons who may consent to the medical care or immunization of a child.

HB 3417             Bernal / Miller, Rick

Relating to providing for endorsements for public high school students enrolled in special education programs.

HB 3006             Coleman / Bonnen, Greg / Zerwas / Davis, Sarah / Sheffield

Relating to the distribution and use of certain penalties paid by health maintenance organizations and insurers for violating certain provisions governing prompt payment of physicians and health care providers.

HB 2279             Walle

Relating to child and adolescent interaction education and training for certain peace and reserve law enforcement officers.

HB 2998             Rodriguez, Justin / et al.

Relating to adoption of the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act.

HB 4007             Guillen

Relating to procedures applicable to a person released on parole or to mandatory supervision and charged with certain new offenses or an administrative violation of a condition of release.

HB 3852             Moody

Relating to contempt of court committed by certain juvenile offenders and the detention of certain juvenile offenders.

HB 2805             Frank

Relating to the priority applicable to certain interbasin transfers of water.

HB 1979             Phelan

Relating to a bag limit exemption for certain participants in certain fishing tournaments in Chambers, Jefferson, Galveston, Hardin, Newton, and Orange Counties; authorizing a fee.

HB 589              Burkett / Harless / King, Ken / et al.

Relating to a disqualification for unemployment benefits for refusing to take or failing a preemployment drug test.

HB 1178             Isaac

Relating to the enforceability of certain restrictive covenants governing the use of fuel on and supply of fuel to property in certain subdivisions or other planned developments.

HB 748              Isaac

Relating to the regulation of liquid propane gas tanks on residential property.

HB 4071             Burrows / Simpson

Relating to certain body cavity searches conducted by a peace officer.

HB 670              Flynn / Bohac / Leach / et al.

Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in this state.

HB 562              Leach / White, James / Bohac / Murr / Laubenberg / et al.

Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in a proceeding involving marriage, a suit for dissolution of a marriage, or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in this state.

HB 3197             Price

Relating to naming the main administrative building on the campus of the Texas Tech University Sciences Center in Amarillo in honor of Texas Senator Teel Bivins.

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HCR 107             Hunter

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

HCR 109             Paul / Miller, Rick / Bonnen, Greg

Urging Congress to encourage the Department of Defense to relocate the United States Africa Command to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston.

HR 1508             King, Tracy O. / Anderson, Charles "Doc"

Expressing support for the use of sound science to study and regulate modern agricultural technologies and opposition to legislative or regulatory action that may result in unnecessary restrictions on the technologies.