Bills Referred Today for 4/26/2017



April 26, 2017

Committee referral on the following:

SB 324 Buckingham

Relating to the authority of the Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 3 to enter into certain agreements relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain property located in the district.

Intergovernmental Relations

SB 2287 Creighton

Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 525.

Intergovernmental Relations

HB 518 Darby/ Parker/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Murphy/ Oliverson/ et al.

Relating to the retention and use of sales tax revenue collected by certain retailers to provide job training and placement services to certain persons.


HB 728 Guerra/ Cook/ Bohac/ Parker/ Howard/ et al.

Relating to the establishment by the State Board of Education of an advanced computer science program for high school students.


HB 776 Ashby

Relating to the removal of home addresses from personal financial statements filed by certain persons.


HB 1270 Smithee/ Blanco/ Cyrier/ Lucio III/ et al.

Relating to excused absences from public school for the purpose of visiting a military recruitment center.

Veteran Affairs & Border Security

HB 1331 Zerwas

Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 224; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.


HB 2029 Lozano/ Thompson, Senfronia/ Villalba/ et al.

Relating to the exemption of certain commercial weighing or measuring devices from registration and inspection requirements.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs

HB 2060 Oliveira

Relating to the eligibility requirements for employment as an ombudsman of the Office of Injured Employee Counsel under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.

Business & Commerce

HB 2253 Darby

Relating to the calculation of interest on an ad valorem tax refund resulting from the final determination of an appeal that decreases a property owner's liability.


Committee re-referral on the following:

SB 1410 Menéndez

Relating to establishing a pilot program to assist small business in obtaining capital.

Re-referred from Business & Commerce to Natural Resources & Economic Development

SB 1681 Lucio

Relating to the establishment of the Communicable Disease and Public Health Center.

Re-referred from Health & Human Services to Intergovernmental Relations