Senate Bills Returned from House with Amendments for 5/21/2015



May 21, 2015

SB 18 Nelson/ Hinojosa/ Seliger/ et al. SP: Zerwas

Relating to measures to support or enhance graduate medical education in this state, including the transfer of certain assets from the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association to the permanent fund supporting graduate medical education and the authority of the association to issue new policies.

SB 24 Zaffirini/ et al. SP: Zerwas

Relating to training for members of the governing board of a public institution of higher education.

SB 169 Uresti/ et al. SP: King, Susan

Relating to ensuring that certain military members and their spouses and dependents maintain their positions on interest lists or other waiting lists for certain health and human services assistance programs.

SB 212 Birdwell/ Campbell/ Hinojosa/ Nelson/ Schwertner SP: Burkett/ et al.

Relating to the abolishment of the Texas Council on Purchasing from People with Disabilities and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Workforce Commission.

SB 318 Hinojosa/ et al. SP: King, Susan

Relating to the amount the Texas Military Preparedness Commission may grant to local governmental entities for certain purposes.

SB 459 Lucio/ et al. SP: Alvarado/ et al.

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

SB 462 Huffman/ et al. SP: Farrar

Relating to authorizing a revocable deed that transfers real property at the transferor's death.

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 652 Schwertner SP: Farney/ et al.

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

SB 789 Eltife SP: Geren/ et al.

Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to provide sewer service to areas within the municipal boundaries without obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity.

SB 837 Watson/ et al. SP: Workman

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

SB 866 Taylor, Larry SP: Bonnen, Greg/ et al.

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

SB 876 Eltife SP: Frullo

Relating to the licensing of insurance agents and adjusters; providing a penalty.

SB 880 Nelson SP: Geren

Relating to certain committees and programs to develop the wine industry in this state through the Department of Agriculture.

SB 934 Kolkhorst/ et al. SP: Farney

Relating to providing training academies for public school teachers who provide mathematics instruction to students in kindergarten through grade three.

SB 1057 Hinojosa SP: Herrero

Relating to the provision of funding for indigent defense services.

SB 1148 Watson/ et al. SP: Geren

Relating to the functions of the Public Utility Commission of Texas in relation to the economic regulation of water and sewer service.

SB 1191 Seliger/ et al. SP: Crownover

Relating to the amount and allocation of the annual constitutional appropriation to certain agencies and institutions of higher education.

SB 1465 Watson SP: Phillips

Relating to creating limited purpose disaster declaration authority for the governor.

SB 1574 Uresti/ et al. SP: Martinez, "Mando"

Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites.

SB 1902 Perry/ et al. SP: Herrero/ et al.

Relating to the eligibility of criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information; authorizing a fee.