Regular Order of Business for 3/1/2017



March 1, 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 1 Campbell/ Menéndez/ Uresti/ Zaffirini

Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.


(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 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 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.

SB 15 Huffines/ Hall/ Hancock/ Taylor, Van/ West/ et al.

Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.

SB 550 Campbell

Relating to the sale or assignment of tax credits for the certified rehabilitation of certified historic structures.