Regular Order of Business for 3/3/2015



March 3, 2015


(Calendar Order)


(Second Reading)

SJR 26 Hancock

Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items.

SJR 5 (CS)Nichols/ Nelson/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue derived from the tax imposed on the sale, use, or rental of a motor vehicle to the state highway fund.


(Second Reading)

SB 356 Hancock

Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.

SB 11 (CS)Birdwell/ Bettencourt/ Burton/ Campbell/ Creighton/ et al.

Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.

SB 17 Estes/ et al.

Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a holstered handgun; creating a criminal offense; providing penalties.

SB 541 Taylor, Van

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

SB 318 (LC)Hinojosa/ et al.

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

SB 488 (LC)Seliger/ et al.

Relating to the criteria for awarding the Texas Purple Heart Medal to members of the armed forces wounded or killed at Fort Hood on November 5, 2009.

SB 5 (CS)Nichols/ Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales, use, and rental tax revenue to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue.

SB 197 Schwertner/ et al.

Relating to the financial self-sufficiency of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

SB 424 (CS)Schwertner/ et al.

Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

SB 133 (CS)Schwertner/ et al.

Relating to mental health first aid training for school district employees and school resource officers.

SB 97 (CS)Hinojosa/ et al.

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

SB 293 (CS)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to a clarification of the law governing eligibility of certain events for funding under the Major Events trust fund.