Saturday, May 30, 2015





********** CONFERENCE COMMITTEE **********

Conference Committee Reports:

ELIGIBLE AT 6:50 PM MAY 28, 2015:

SJR 5               Nichols / et al.

SP: Pickett / Otto / Harless / Parker / Davis, Yvonne / et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment temporarily dedicating a portion of the revenue derived from the state sales and use tax to the state highway fund.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:30 PM MAY 29, 2015:

SB 202              Nelson / et al.

SP: Price / Raymond / Dutton / Burkett / Gonzales, Larry

Relating to the transfer of certain occupational regulatory programs and the deregulation of certain activities and occupations.

ELIGIBLE AT 10:10 AM MAY 30, 2015:

SB 55               Nelson / et al.

SP: King, Susan

Relating to the creation of a grant program to support community mental health programs for veterans with mental illness.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:30 AM MAY 30, 2015:

HB 311              Canales

Relating to an executory contract for the conveyance of real property; providing a civil penalty.

ELIGIBLE AT 11:50 AM MAY 30, 2015:

SB 207              Hinojosa / et al.

SP: Gonzales, Larry / Raymond

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

ELIGIBLE AT 1:10 PM MAY 30, 2015:

HB 189              Thompson, Senfronia / Moody / Guillen / Rose

Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for the offenses of sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault.

ELIGIBLE AT 3:20 PM MAY 30, 2015:

SB 652              Schwertner

SP: Farney / Simmons / Oliveira / Rinaldi / et al.

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

ELIGIBLE AT 4:30 PM MAY 30, 2015:

HB 1690             King, Phil / Bonnen, Dennis / Davis, Sarah / Sheets / Smithee / et al.

Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:10 PM MAY 30, 2015:

SB 20               Nelson / et al.

SP: Price / Cook / Raymond / Kuempel

Relating to state agency contracting; authorizing fees; creating an offense.

ELIGIBLE AT 5:20 PM MAY 30, 2015:

SB 1750             West / et al.

SP: Murphy

Relating to the requirements for employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:00 PM MAY 30, 2015:

SB 459              Lucio / et al.

SP: Alvarado / Alonzo

Relating to the creation of the Advisory Council on Cultural Affairs in the office of the governor.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:20 PM MAY 30, 2015:

SB 1367             West

SP: Anchia / Oliveira

Relating to certain obligations of and limitations on landlords.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:30 PM MAY 30, 2015:

SB 866              Taylor, Larry

SP: Bonnen, Greg / Bonnen, Dennis / Faircloth

Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms in certain counties.

ELIGIBLE AT 6:40 PM MAY 30, 2015:

HB 3123             Price

Relating to governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.

ELIGIBLE AT 7:50 PM MAY 30, 2015:

HB 2398             White, James / Reynolds

Relating to court jurisdiction and procedures relating to truancy; establishing judicial donation trust funds; providing criminal penalties; imposing a court cost.

ELIGIBLE AT 12:40 AM MAY 31, 2015:

SB 11               Birdwell / et al.

SP: Fletcher

Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education; providing a criminal penalty.


The Senate requests the appointment of a conference committee on:

SB 776              Fraser

SP: Kacal / Cook / Clardy / Paddie

Relating to the operations of a municipally owned utility or municipal power agency; providing authority to issue bonds.
(Senate Conferees: Fraser, Ch./Ellis/Estes/Hancock/Nichols)

SB 1316             Watson

SP: Alvarado

Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored.
(Senate Conferees: Watson, Ch./Bettencourt/Eltife/MenÚndez/Seliger)