Regular Order of Business for 3/10/2015



March 10, 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.


(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 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.

SB 45 (LC)Zaffirini/ Uresti

Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 37 as the Trooper Terry Wayne Miller Memorial Highway.

SB 227 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the designation of a segment of Farm-to-Market Road 624 in McMullen County as the Game Warden James E. Daughtrey Memorial Highway.

SB 288 (CS) (LC)Estes

Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 16 in Young County as the Texas Game Warden Joseph Marshall Evans Memorial Highway.

SB 415 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 685 in Travis County as the Deputy Jessica Hollis Memorial Highway.

SB 114 Taylor, Van

Relating to the applicability of adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies.

SB 373 West

Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations.

SB 219 (CS)Schwertner/ et al.

Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees.