Senate Bills Returned from House with Amendments for 5/12/2017



May 12, 2017

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 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 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 527 Birdwell SP: Cook

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

SB 549 Kolkhorst SP: Bell

Relating to refunds of certain bingo licensing and registration fees.

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 1052 Hughes SP: Flynn

Relating to debt cancellation agreements offered in connection with certain retail installment contracts and leases for vehicles and deferred payments under motor vehicle retail installment contracts; providing for a civil penalty.

SB 1107 Schwertner/ Perry/ et al. SP: Price/ et al.

Relating to telemedicine and telehealth services.

SB 1516 Hancock SP: Geren

Relating to the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies; authorizing fees; expanding the applicability of an occupational registration.

SB 1524 Nichols/ et al. SP: Morrison, Geanie W./ et al.

Relating to the movement of certain vehicles transporting an intermodal shipping container; authorizing a fee; creating an offense.

SB 1541 Estes SP: Lambert/ et al.

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

SB 1630 Buckingham SP: Howard

Relating to cemeteries.