STATUS OF BILLS IN CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
May 25, 2017
General Appropriations Bill.
Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing a criminal penalty.
Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective services, and prevention and early intervention services.
Relating to the qualifications, duties, and limitations of Texas delegates to a convention called under Article V of the United States Constitution.
Relating to the mental health program for veterans.
Relating to inclusion of instruction regarding interaction with peace officers in the required curriculum for certain public school students and in driver education courses and to civilian interaction training for peace officers.
Relating to harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying of a public school student or minor and certain mental health programs for public school students.
Relating to the sunset review date for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and the time for awarding cancer research and prevention grants.
Relating to the eligibility of certain property for certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices.
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.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Law Examiners.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation; authorizing an increase in rates charged for the use of state aircraft to provide for the acquisition of replacement aircraft.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; authorizing a reduction in fees; providing penalties.
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas.
Relating to a defendant's payment of costs associated with a court-appointed counsel.
Relating to state agency contracting and procurement.
Relating to reporting requirements for certain skills development fund workforce training program providers.
Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee.
Relating to municipal annexation.
Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous regulatory actions by state agencies.
Relating to the Health and Human Services Commission's auditing of Medicaid managed care organizations and auditing and collection of Medicaid payments, including the commission's management of audit resources.
Relating to requiring certain public and private institutions of higher education to provide students and employees an option to electronically report certain offenses to the institution.
Relating to procedures for taking possession of a child and for certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Relating to authorized reinsurance and financial statement credit and accounting for reinsurance.
Relating to maintenance of certification by a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state.
Relating to the regulation of seed by a political subdivision.
Relating to municipal regulation of manufactured home communities.
Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects.
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government; increasing a fee.
Relating to local health care provider participation programs in certain counties and municipalities.
Relating to the state and regional water planning process and the funding of projects included in the state water plan.
Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain property and services.
Relating to the Texas Physician Assistant Board and the licensing and regulation of physician assistants.
Relating to the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system; establishing a remote dispensing site license.
Relating to the minutes of operation required for public school districts, charter schools, and other education programs and to calculating the average daily attendance for certain education programs.
Relating to an annual report on state programs not funded by appropriations.
Relating to the preparation, certification, and classification of public school educators.
Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses.
Relating to the notice requirements for bills proposing the creation of or annexation of land to certain special purpose districts.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations and activities.
Relating to the duties of school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, the Texas Education Agency, and the Texas School Safety Center regarding multihazard emergency operations plans and other school safety measures.
Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.
Relating to efforts to facilitate the completion by students of undergraduate certificate and degree programs.
Relating to an increase in and the use of the fee for permits issued for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo in Hidalgo County.
Relating to the creation of the University Hills Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments or fees.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Family and Protective Services and the transfer of certain powers and duties from the Health and Human Services Commission.
Relating to the funding of primary and secondary education.
Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the investigation and prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing a criminal penalty; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead.
Relating to authorization for certain health care facilities to secure residents with wheelchair self-release seat belts.
Relating to the disclosure of certain contracts, services, and compensation in personal financial statements filed by public officers and candidates.
Relating to an additional fee for issuing a marriage license to applicants who are not residents of this state.
Relating to liability of certain electric utilities and political subdivisions that contract for certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.
Relating to investment of public funds.
Relating to coverage for certain breast cancer screening procedures under certain health benefit plans.
Relating to the required repeal of a state agency rule before adoption of a new state agency rule.
Relating to the provision of services by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including child protective services and prevention and early intervention services.
Relating to permitting a school district that has failed to satisfy performance standards to partner with an institution of higher education to improve district performance.
Relating to allowing certain wholesalers and distributors to purchase beer, ale, and malt liquor from the holder of a brewpub license.
Relating to measures to address and deter certain criminal or other unlawful activity, including trafficking of persons, sexual offenses, prostitution, and activity that may constitute a public nuisance; increasing criminal penalties; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to certain election practices and procedures.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Nursing and to the regulation of the practice of nursing.
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties.
Relating to nonlawyer representation in an appeal of an eviction suit.