LOCAL AND UNCONTESTED BILLS
The following bills have been certified for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar to be held Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 11:00 AM or upon recess.
Designating the cannon as the official state gun of Texas.
Authorizing the lieutenant governor and the speaker to appoint interim joint committees.
Urging Congress to direct the Department of Defense to relocate the United States Africa Command to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston.
Relating to the acknowledgment by management of risks identified in state agency information security plans.
Relating to energy and water management planning and reporting requirements for state agencies and institutions of higher education.
Relating to the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates and the content of those statements; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to the disposition of state surplus or salvage data processing equipment by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Relating to the operations of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas; authorizing a trust company to charge the institute an investment fee.
Relating to prohibiting the temporary closure of segments of the state highway system on days that certain scheduled events are being held in certain municipalities.
Relating to a prohibition of a monitoring system performance indicator based solely on the number or percentage of students receiving special education services.
Relating to judicial review of protective orders and the duration of those orders.
Relating to the bulk purchase of information technology commodity items by the Department of Information Resources.
Relating to the creation and funding of the Texas Forensic Science Commission operating account.
Relating to the consequences of the possession of illegal synthetic cannabinoids on a holder of or applicant for certain alcoholic beverage licenses and liability of a person who provides, sells, or serves a synthetic cannabinoid to another person.
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper sexual activity with a person under supervision.
Relating to the authority of emergency medical services personnel of certain emergency medical services providers to transport a person for emergency detention.
Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties.
Relating to a study conducted by the State Auditor's Office to compare the projected cost estimate attached to certain bills and resolutions to the actual cost to the state of the bills and resolutions.
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas.
Relating to notice to policyholders and agents of certain changes to property and casualty insurance policies.
Relating to the use of person first respectful language instead of the term "ward."
Relating to a written declaration to designate a guardian before the need for a guardian arises.
Relating to the abolishment of certain advisory committees and other entities created to assist or advise state agencies or officers.
Relating to refunds of certain bingo licensing and registration fees.
Relating to notice requirements for certain special districts that hold board meetings outside the district.
Relating to surcharges imposed for the use of a credit card; providing a civil penalty.
Relating to the identification and handling of unclaimed life insurance and annuity contract proceeds.
Relating to guidelines for prescribing opioid antagonists.
Relating to appointments by certain state officials to a legislative agency or an advisory committee.
Relating to the availability of personal information of a statewide elected official or member of the legislature.
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.
Relating to the admissibility of certain recorded statements made by child abuse victims.
Relating to the regulation of insurance adjusters.
Relating to rules regarding the carcasses of certain birds or animals.
Relating to the authority of a school district to donate food to a nonprofit organization to be served to students of the district.
Relating to the overseas military e-mail ballot program.
Relating to financial accounting and reporting requirements for this state and political subdivisions of this state.
Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations.
Relating to authorizing a beneficiary designation that transfers a motor vehicle at the owner's death.
Relating to the form of a marriage license and an application for a marriage license.
Relating to informal dispute resolutions for violations of health and safety standards at certain long-term care facilities; authorizing the imposition of costs.
Relating to the licensing of, the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission's duties with respect to, and the administrative penalties for certain long-term care facilities.
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities.
Relating to certain information provided to prospective adoptive parents by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Relating to enforcement of a lien on property in a self-service storage facility by a sale conducted through an Internet website.
Relating to the numbering of propositions on the ballot.
Relating to the Jeff Davis County Underground Water Conservation District; authorizing a fee.
Relating to the dissolution of the Falls County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
Relating to the requirements for an application for a low income housing tax credit allocation from the nonprofit set-aside.
Relating to the participation of deregulated telecommunications companies in the lifeline program.
Relating to the eligibility of land used as an ecological laboratory for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.
Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the feasibility of certain improvements to Interstate Highway 27.
Relating to debt cancellation agreements offered in connection with certain retail installment contracts and leases for vehicles.
Relating to the transfer of certain probate proceedings to the county in which the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate resides.
Relating to the investigation of an anonymous report of suspected abuse or neglect of a child.
Relating to amounts charged to an enrollee in a health benefit plan for prescription drugs covered by the plan.
Relating to the availability of certain hotel occupancy tax information.
Relating to the certification of food service workers.
Relating to recordings, acknowledgments, and proofs of certain written instruments.
Relating to weight limitations for natural gas motor vehicles.
Relating to the abolishment of the used oil recycling account, deposits of used oil recycling fees, and use of the water resource management account.
Relating to an annual report on employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program.
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.
Relating to the deployment of advanced metering and meter information networks in certain non-ERCOT areas.
Relating to food managers in food establishments in certain counties.
Relating to the suspension and reactivation of the operation of the Texas Health Reinsurance System.
Relating to purchasing and contracting practices of coordinated county transportation authorities.
Relating to the adoption of the Texas Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.
Relating to the declaration of a common nuisance involving a computer network or web address.
Relating to the issuance of subpoenas or certain other court orders with respect to an online service provider in the investigation or prosecution of certain criminal offenses.
Relating to the sharing of death record information between the Department of State Health Services and the Department of Public Safety.
Relating to an annual report submitted to the comptroller by a municipality that imposes certain hotel occupancy taxes.
Relating to suits against The University of Texas at Tyler.
Relating to the creation of the offense of bestiality.
Relating to a writ of mandamus by a court of appeals against an associate judge in certain cases.
Relating to the eligibility of certain at-risk developments to receive low income housing tax credits.
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of an applicant for or a person protected by a protective order.
Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in the prosecution of certain offenses involving family violence.
Relating to psychological counseling for certain grand jurors.
Relating to the establishment of a task force to conduct a comprehensive study on flood control infrastructure for Harris and Galveston Counties.
Relating to the review of ballot proposition language for certain political subdivision elections.
Relating to access to criminal history record information.
Relating to confidentiality, sharing, sealing, and destruction of juvenile records.
Relating to authorizing counties to establish public guardians to serve as guardians for certain incapacitated persons.
Relating to the authority of a district engineer for the Texas Department of Transportation to temporarily lower speed limits.
Relating to disclosure of state agency contract information regarding administrator services for group health benefit plans.
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.
Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor recipients of the Commendation Medal with Valor and Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal.
Relating to a joint interim study regarding the state's response to modifications to federal health care laws.
Relating to photo identification for certain debit or credit card transactions.
Relating to state banks, state bank holding companies, and branches of foreign banks.
Relating to the regulation of cemeteries and the administration of perpetual care trust funds.
Relating to the regulation of money services businesses.
Relating to the authority of the commissioner of insurance to request a state innovation waiver for certain small group health benefit plans of certain federal actuarial value and level of coverage requirements.
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
Relating to the protection and use of intellectual property by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
Relating to compensation of county auditors and assistant auditors in certain counties.
Relating to incentives to encourage landowners to destroy, remove, or treat citrus trees located in a pest management zone.
Relating to the Texas college work-study program and to establishing a program for the off-campus employment of certain students at public or private institutions of higher education.
Relating to the election of the board of directors of the Panola County Groundwater Conservation District.
Relating to nonsubstantive additions to, revisions of, and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 84th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
Relating to the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority.
Relating to rules adopted by the commissioner of insurance to stabilize long-term care premium rates.
Relating to the state and regional water planning process and the funding of projects included in the state water plan.
Relating to partnerships, limited liability companies, and other domestic and foreign entities and to series of limited liability companies and foreign entities.
Relating to corporations, associations, real estate investment trusts, and related entities; authorizing fees.
Relating to the definition of a public entertainment facility and the promotion, sponsorship, or advertising of an entertainment event or venue or alcoholic beverage at certain governmentally owned public entertainment facilities.
Relating to the composition of the aviation advisory committee.
Relating to the creation of the state safety oversight program for rail fixed guideway public transportation systems.
Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board of water needs and availability in this state.
Relating to the permissible uses of the floodplain management account.
Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of drill cuttings.
Relating to financial reporting requirements of regional planning commissions.
Relating to establishing a Federal Medicaid Funding and Reform Waivers Legislative Oversight Committee.
Relating to the amount of an administrative penalty assessed against freestanding emergency medical care facilities.
Relating to contributions to, benefits from, late fees imposed by, and the administration of systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
Relating to contributions to, benefits from, membership in, and the administration of systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
Relating to the investment authority of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
Relating to public access to juvenile court proceedings.
Relating to the repeal of certain obsolete laws governing state pensions and other similar benefits.
Relating to product tastings of alcoholic beverages on certain permitted premises.
Relating to the functions and administration of the Health and Human Services Commission and the commission's office of inspector general in relation to fraud, waste, and abuse in health and human services.
Relating to the application of certain handgun license laws to certain federal and state attorneys and to the authority of those attorneys to carry certain weapons.
Relating to the eligibility of public institutions of higher education for formula funding for health-related institutions.
Relating to a warrant authorizing the search of a cellular telephone or other wireless communications device.
Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll and related appraisal records.
Relating to the exchange of certain information between the Department of Family and Protective Services or certain foster care services contractors and a state or local juvenile justice agency.
Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of certain agencies and the requirements applicable to, and the oversight of, those agencies.
Relating to sending notice of proposed contracts for highway projects by e-mail.
Relating to the service plan for the annexation by certain municipalities of territory included in an emergency services district.
Relating to the declaration of a local state of disaster.
Relating to the financial self-sufficiency of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
Relating to restrictive covenants regarding firearms or firearms ammunition.
Relating to participation in and contributions to the optional retirement program for certain employees of institutions of higher education.
Relating to enforcement of child support obligations.
Relating to certain procedures for cases and orders relating to the Title IV-D agency.
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of the Texas Racing Act, including conforming amendments.
Relating to the composition of the Port Authority Advisory Committee.
Relating to a revocable deed that transfers real property at the transferor's death.
Relating to the dissolution of the Central Colorado River Authority.