Bills Referred Today for 4/12/2017



April 12, 2017

Committee referral on the following:

SB 2270 Lucio

Relating to expansion of a pilot program under the foundation school program for funding prekindergarten programs provided by certain school districts with early high school graduation programs.


SB 2271 Creighton

Relating to the creation of Port Neches Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations

SB 2272 Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Beaumont Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds and impose assessments, fees, or taxes.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 10 Price/ Bonnen, Greg/ Rose/ Muñoz, Jr./ Coleman/ et al.

Relating to access to and benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders.

Health & Human Services

HB 256 Hernandez/ Murphy/ Bohac

Relating to the authority of a city attorney to seek an injunction to abate a common nuisance under the Alcoholic Beverage Code.

Business & Commerce

HB 268 Lozano

Relating to venue in the prosecution of certain criminal conduct involving obstruction or retaliation.

Criminal Justice

HB 351 Canales/ White/ Collier/ Leach/ Murr/ et al.

Relating to the discharge or waiver of fines and costs imposed on indigent defendants; authorizing a fee.

Criminal Justice

HB 409 Springer

Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 1810 in Jack County as the Luther G. Prunty Memorial Highway.


HB 544 Anderson, Charles "Doc"/ Ashby/ Fallon/ et al.

Relating to the use of the rural water assistance fund.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs

HB 1020 Smithee/ Farrar

Relating to volunteer practice by an inactive member of the State Bar of Texas.

State Affairs

HB 1197 Paul

Relating to the training period for a temporary insurance agent's license.

Business & Commerce

HB 1257 Kacal

Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving property used for flood control purposes or a dam.

Criminal Justice

HB 1483 Landgraf

Relating to the designation of State Highway 191 in Ector County as the Chris Kyle Memorial Highway.


HB 1709 Gooden/ Burkett

Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Bois D'Arc Island Levee Improvement District of Dallas and Kaufman Counties.

Intergovernmental Relations