Bills Referred Today for 5/17/2017



May 17, 2017

Committee referral on the following:

HB 298 Larson/ et al.

Relating to a parent's right to view the body of a deceased child before an autopsy is performed.

Criminal Justice

HB 550 Guillen

Relating to sound-producing devices on vessels.

Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs

HB 912 Romero, Jr./ Springer/ Frullo

Relating to the licensing and regulation of providers of driver and traffic safety education.


HB 1300 Springer/ Guillen

Relating to the collection and use of certain hotel occupancy taxes.

Natural Resources & Economic Development

HB 1611 VanDeaver

Relating to the use of warning devices by stationary authorized emergency vehicles.


HB 1622 Thompson, Senfronia/ Guillen/ Coleman/ Davis, Yvonne/ Dutton

Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.


HB 1731 King, Ken

Relating to the inclusion of students receiving treatment in a residential facility in the determination of dropout rates for purposes of public school accountability.


HB 2611 VanDeaver/ Huberty

Relating to broker agreements for the sale of real property by school districts.


HB 2619 Giddings/ Price/ Johnson, Jarvis/ Uresti, Tomas

Relating to grant programs to maintain peace officers' mental health and provide critical incident stress debriefing for certain officers.

Criminal Justice

HB 3649 Herrero/ Guillen

Relating to confidential communications of victims of certain family violence offenses.

State Affairs

HB 3655 Herrero/ Guillen

Relating to grants awarded to reimburse counties for the cost of monitoring defendants and victims in criminal cases involving family violence.

State Affairs

HB 3871 Thierry

Relating to substandard residential building fines issued by certain municipalities.

Business & Commerce

HB 3997 Raymond

Relating to fees imposed by a county for licensing a junkyard or automotive wrecking and salvage yard.

Business & Commerce

HCR 61 Ashby

Recognizing the Stop the Bleed campaign.