Senate Bills Returned from House with Amendments for 5/22/2015



May 22, 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 46 Zaffirini SP: Raymond

Relating to the confidentiality of certain property tax appraisal photographs.

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 239 Schwertner/ et al. SP: Zerwas/ et al.

Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals.

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 462 Huffman/ et al. SP: Farrar

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

SB 582 Kolkhorst SP: Harless

Relating to training courses for certain food handlers.

SB 654 Eltife SP: Workman

Relating to regulation of rates and policy forms for certain commercial lines of insurance.

SB 735 Fraser/ et al. SP: King, Ken

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

SB 752 Bettencourt/ et al. SP: Murphy

Relating to the repeal of the inheritance tax.

SB 760 Schwertner/ et al. SP: Price

Relating to provider access and assignment requirements for a Medicaid managed care organization.

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 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 1139 Huffman/ et al. SP: Smithee/ et al.

Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government, the composition of certain juvenile boards, and the increase of certain filing fees.

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 1189 Seliger SP: Zerwas

Relating to the establishment of a multidisciplinary studies associate degree program at each public junior college.

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 1356 Hinojosa SP: Darby/ et al.

Relating to exemption from the sales tax for certain water-efficient products for a limited period.

SB 1465 Watson SP: Phillips

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

SB 1512 Hancock SP: Pickett

Relating to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles fund.

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 1750 West/ et al. SP: Murphy

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

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.