Regular Order of Business for 2/28/2017



February 28, 2017


(Calendar Order)


(Second Reading)

SJR 31 Kolkhorst

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.

SJR 38 Estes/ et al.

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.

SJR 2 Birdwell/ Bettencourt/ Campbell/ Creighton/ Hancock/ et al.

Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress.


(Second Reading)

SB 535 Kolkhorst

Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.

SB 378 (LC)Perry/ et al.

Relating to the persons authorized to conduct an inquest in certain counties.

SB 46 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to allowing judges to use juror identification numbers when polling the jury.

SB 44 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to petition requirements for an application for a place on the general primary election ballot for certain judicial offices.

SB 24 Huffman/ Hancock/ et al.

Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader.

SB 13 (CS)Huffman/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Burton/ Campbell/ et al.

Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations.

SB 21 Birdwell/ Bettencourt/ Campbell/ Creighton/ Hancock/ et al.

Relating to the qualifications, duties, and limitations of Texas delegates to a convention called under Article V of the United States Constitution.

SB 413 (LC)Taylor, Van

Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record in certain counties.

SB 11 (CS)Schwertner/ Nelson/ Uresti/ et al.

Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective, relative and kinship caregiver support, and prevention and early intervention services.

SB 18 Seliger/ et al.

Relating to eliminating provisions requiring public institutions of higher education to set aside portions of designated tuition for student financial assistance.

SB 286 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the governing board of the Trinity Valley Community College District.

SB 491 (LC)Watson

Relating to the statewide preceptorship program in family medicine.

SB 49 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive a Texas Armed Services Scholarship.

SB 331 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the temporary approval of a private or independent college or university to continue to participate in the tuition equalization grant program.