Senate Bills Returned from House with Amendments for 5/10/2017



May 10, 2017

SJR 38 Estes/ et al. SP: Darby

Rescinding certain applications made by the Texas Legislature to the United States Congress to call a national convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for proposing any amendment to that Constitution.

SB 7 Bettencourt/ et al. SP: King, Ken/ et al.

Relating to improper relationships between educators and students and reporting of educator misconduct; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense; authorizing an administrative penalty.

SB 16 Nichols/ Huffman/ et al. SP: King, Phil/ et al.

Relating to decreasing the fee for the issuance of an original or renewed license to carry a handgun.

SB 44 Zaffirini SP: Schofield

Relating to requirements relating to an application for a place on the ballot.

SB 252 Taylor, Van SP: Davis, Sarah/ et al.

Relating to prohibiting governmental contracts with a company doing business with Iran, Sudan, or a foreign terrorist organization.

SB 301 Watson/ Hinojosa/ Taylor, Van SP: Flynn

Relating to the operations and functions of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the sunset review date for, financial management of, and programs administered by the agency.

SB 495 Uresti SP: Thompson, Senfronia

Relating to certain procedural measures in a suit affecting a parent-child relationship to protect a child against child neglect or physical or sexual abuse.

SB 507 Hancock/ et al. SP: Frullo/ et al.

Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing.

SB 527 Birdwell SP: Cook

Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel.

SB 559 Hancock SP: Darby

Relating to the miscellaneous gross receipts tax on utility companies.

SB 680 Hancock/ et al. SP: Bonnen, Greg/ et al.

Relating to step therapy protocols required by a health benefit plan in connection with prescription drug coverage.

SB 1070 Hancock SP: Frullo

Relating to authorized reinsurance and financial statement credit and accounting for reinsurance.

SB 1541 Estes SP: Lambert/ et al.

Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of drill cuttings.