REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS
March 30, 2017
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS
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.
Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of state funds to pay for the obligations of a local public retirement system.
Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing county authority to provide for manual labor poor houses and farms.
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS
Urging Congress to review federal regulations on the oil and gas industry.
Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations.
Relating to the disposition of embryonic and fetal tissue remains; imposing a civil penalty.
Relating to voter approval of obligations for certain municipal liabilities to a public pension fund.
Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations.
Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
Relating to the persons authorized to conduct an inquest in certain counties.
Relating to eliminating provisions requiring public institutions of higher education to set aside portions of designated tuition for student financial assistance.
Relating to the statewide preceptorship program in family medicine.
Relating to the qualifications for a person conducting an adoption evaluation.
Relating to information collected about and purchases of information technology by governmental entities.
Relating to leave policy and procedures for state employees.
Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Division of Emergency Management for certain persons.
Relating to requiring the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to collect and study data on the participation of persons with intellectual disabilities in workforce education programs.
Relating to the designation of a portion of Interstate Highway 10 in Guadalupe County as the Texas Game Warden Teyran "Ty" Patterson Memorial Highway.
Relating to notice provided to persons with disabilities regarding the eligibility of persons with disabilities to use certain public transportation services.
Relating to general officers within the state military department.
Relating to a ribbon for certain members of the military forces who served in support of operations to secure the Texas border.
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information of and the abolishment date of the military base realignment and closure task force.
Relating to the eligibility of certain property for certain ad valorem tax incentives relating to wind-powered energy devices.
Relating to the duration of certain protective orders against family violence.
Relating to the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; creating a criminal offense; modifying existing criminal penalties.
Relating to the requirement for parental consent for a minor to join a labor union.
Relating to a groundwater conservation district's use of electronic fund transfers.
Relating to the powers and election dates of the Hemphill County Underground Water Conservation District.
Relating to involuntary termination of parental rights based on sexual assault of the child's other parent and the child support obligations of the parent whose rights were terminated.
Relating to certain substances listed in Penalty Group 2 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
Relating to the requirements for a change of name for a person with a final felony conviction or a person required to register as a sex offender.
Relating to access to a residence or former residence to retrieve personal property, including access based on danger of family violence.
Relating to meeting the graduate medical education needs of new medical degree programs offered by public institutions of higher education.
Relating to limitations on courses that may be offered for dual credit by school districts and public institutions of higher education.
Relating to the production of public information available on a publicly accessible website.
Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.
Relating to deadlines for performing various functions in connection with the ad valorem tax system.
Relating to the scheduling by an appraisal review board of a hearing on a protest.
Relating to the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program.
Relating to step therapy protocols required by a health benefit plan in connection with prescription drug coverage.
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper sexual activity with a person under supervision.
Relating to the procedure for expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons who are tried for an offense and subsequently acquitted.
Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee.
Relating to certain required reports prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities.
Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records.
Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.
Relating to prohibiting certain health care practitioners from providing alcoholic beverages to certain persons; imposing an administrative penalty.
Relating to elections held by the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District.
Relating to the procedure for obtaining a right to use state water if the applicant proposes an alternative source of water that is not state water.
Relating to the exemption from range instruction for certain persons applying to obtain a license to carry a handgun.
Relating to the handgun proficiency required to obtain or renew a license to carry a handgun.
Relating to the filing of oaths of office and signed statements by certain judicial officers and judicial appointees with the secretary of state.
Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to undertake a study of the public retirement systems of this state.
Relating to the continuation of the women's health advisory committee.
Relating to the applicability of adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies.
Relating to the provision of certain behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and their families under a contract with a managed care organization.
Relating to the Health and Human Services Commission's strategy for managing audit resources, including procedures for auditing and collecting payments from Medicaid managed care organizations.
Relating to an application made by a county jailer or state correctional officer to obtain a license to carry a handgun.
Relating to the evaluation and reporting of investment practices and performance of certain public retirement systems.
Relating to the quality of water provided by public drinking water supply systems to state supported living centers.
Relating to the dissolution of a special utility district after the transfer of all obligations and services.
Relating to the authority of the General Land Office to sell retail electric power.
Relating to transportation network companies.
Relating to the effect of certain agreements with a collective bargaining organization on certain state-funded public work contracts.
Relating to accounting principles applicable to pension and other postemployment benefit expenses for electric utilities.
Relating to the board of directors of the Maverick County Hospital District.
Relating to the authority of a court to return certain fees to a person who is the subject of an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.
Relating to the composition of the Texas Historical Commission.
Relating to reporting requirements for certain skills development fund workforce training program providers.
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of unmanned aircraft over correctional facility or critical infrastructure facility.
Relating to the discharge of a prisoner from a county jail.
Relating to services provided by the Health and Human Services Commission to sexually violent offenders who are incompetent to attend sex offender treatment.
Relating to the authority of a judge to compel a criminal defendant who lacks capacity to take psychoactive medication.
Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of exploitation of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
Relating to the use of automatic license plate readers by a law enforcement agency.
Relating to the regulation of the retention, storage, transportation, disposal, processing, and reuse of used or scrap tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on private school campuses and at or in transit to or from off-campus school events.
Relating to the sequencing of required English language arts courses and mathematics courses in schools.
Relating to the right of certain public officers to access public information, documents, records, and property; creating criminal offenses.
Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties.
Relating to voter approval of local acceptance and use of federal funds for commuter rail projects.
Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for recipients of the Combat Medical Badge.
Relating to the use of certain lighting equipment on emergency management or airport security vehicles.
Relating to the accommodation of a deaf or hard of hearing student in driver education; authorizing a fee.
Relating to the offense of leaving a motor vehicle unattended.
Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 84 as the Trooper Jonathan Thomas McDonald Memorial Highway.
Relating to the abolishment of the transportation infrastructure fund and the grant program using money from the fund.
Relating to the dissolution of the Falls County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
Relating to bill payment assistance programs offered by certain municipalities.
Relating to requirements for new or increased municipal fees.
Relating to authorizing an exemption for open-enrollment charter schools from certain municipal drainage requirements.
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 the public retirement systems of certain municipalities.
Relating to the financing of ports in the state.
Relating to the inclusion of education and training regarding human trafficking in the curriculum of commercial driver's license training programs offered by public junior colleges and career schools and colleges and to certain requirements for commercial driver's licenses.
Relating to the establishment of an education savings account program and a tax credit scholarship and educational expense assistance program.
Relating to the disposition of state surplus or salvage data processing equipment by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Relating to performance-based tuition limitations for and a temporary limitation on the amount of tuition and fees charged by certain public institutions of higher education.
Relating to performance-based tuition limitations for certain public institutions of higher education and a temporary tuition limitation for those institutions.
Relating to establishing a guardianship compliance program.
Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act.
Relating to guardianships; authorizing a fee.
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the State Bar of Texas.
Relating to the use of person first respectful language instead of the term "ward."
Relating to the term of a chief administrative law judge.
Relating to the regulation of seed by a political subdivision.
Relating to the disposition of proceeds from the sale of freshwater fishing stamps issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
Relating to the development of and contracting for reclaimed water facilities in certain municipalities.
Relating to incentives to encourage landowners to destroy, remove, or treat citrus trees located in a pest management zone.
Relating to rules regarding the carcasses of certain birds or animals.
Relating to a fee for participation in the Managed Lands Deer Program of the Parks and Wildlife Department.
Relating to the certification of food service workers.
Relating to food managers in food establishments in certain counties.
Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain property and services.
Relating to the exemption of certain services performed by certain employees from the sales and use tax.
Relating to the administration of gasoline and diesel fuel motor fuels taxes and the fee on the delivery of certain petroleum products.
Relating to continuing education requirements for county tax assessor-collectors.
Relating to prohibiting governmental contracts with a company doing business with Iran, Sudan, or a foreign terrorist organization.
Relating to provisional permits for certain insurance agents.
Relating to the applicability of the sales and use tax to certain insurance services.
Relating to the use of tax revenue by certain municipalities for the payment of certain hotel-related bonds or other obligations.
Relating to the use by certain municipalities of hotel occupancy tax revenue to improve or expand certain airports.
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities.
Relating to the availability of certain hotel occupancy tax information.
Relating to an annual report submitted to the comptroller by a municipality that imposes certain hotel occupancy taxes.
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.
Relating to the powers and compensation of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County.
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 a reporting requirement for certain incidents of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking at certain public and private institutions of higher education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing administrative penalties.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Law Examiners.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the state bar.
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 requiring certain public and private institutions of higher education to provide amnesty to students who report incidents of sexual assault.
Relating to guardianships, substitutes for guardianships, and durable powers of attorney for persons with disabilities or who are incapacitated.
Relating to establishing and funding a grant program for testing evidence collected in relation to sexual assaults or other sex offenses; authorizing voluntary contributions.
Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of assault and harassment by persons committed to certain facilities; increasing a criminal penalty.
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.
Relating to the issuance of a writ of attachment for certain witnesses.
Relating to the security of courts and judges in the state; establishing a fee.
Relating to the abolishment of the State Council on Competitive Government and the transfer of its functions to the comptroller.
Relating to vehicles exempt from vehicle safety inspections.
Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the feasibility of certain improvements to Interstate Highway 27.
Relating to the sharing of death record information between the Department of State Health Services and the Department of Public Safety.
Relating to making a voluntary contribution to the Ending Homelessness fund when registering a motor vehicle or renewing a motor vehicle registration.
Relating to the creation of the state safety oversight program for rail fixed guideway public transportation systems.
Relating to state agency contracting.
Relating to the regulation of raising or keeping six or fewer chickens by a political subdivision.
Relating to the requirements for an application for a low income housing tax credit allocation from the nonprofit set-aside.
Relating to a requirement for ballot propositions.
Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions.
Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating an offense.
Relating to a tree planting credit to offset tree mitigation fees imposed by a municipality.
Relating to solid waste services for rental property and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties.
Relating to financial reporting requirements of regional planning commissions.
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.
Relating to the consolidation of public notice requirements for certain air quality permit applications.
Relating to sources of funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.
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 the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of drill cuttings.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners; authorizing a reduction in fees.
Relating to removing the deadline for the Department of Family and Protective Services to enter into permanency care assistance agreements.
Relating to guidelines for prescribing opioid antagonists.
Relating to certain information provided to prospective adoptive parents by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Optometry Board; authorizing a reduction in fees.
Relating to a recipient's disenrollment from a Medicaid managed care plan.
Relating to the investigation of an anonymous report of suspected abuse or neglect of a child.
Relating to the proof required to impose payment holds in certain cases of alleged fraud by Medicaid providers.