Regular Order of Business for 3/19/2019



March 19, 2019


(Calendar Order)


(Second Reading)

SJR 30 Hughes

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.


(Second Reading)

SB 409 Hughes

Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.

SB 2 (CS)Bettencourt/ Creighton/ Hancock/ Paxton/ Taylor/ et al.

Relating to ad valorem taxation.

SB 15 (CS)Creighton/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ et al.

Relating to a prohibition against certain local regulation of private employers.

SB 177 (LC)Perry

Relating to a petition filed for a place on the ballot as a candidate for the board of directors of the Wilbarger County Hospital District.

SB 235 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to propose a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district.

SB 416 (LC)Huffman

Relating to legal counsel provided by the attorney general to a political subdivision subject to a declared state of disaster.

SB 415 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the entry of a plea by defendants charged with certain misdemeanors involving family violence.

SB 341 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the appointment of an attorney pro tem for certain criminal proceedings.

SB 234 (LC)Nelson

Relating to the right to vacate and avoid residential lease liability following the occurrence of family violence.

SB 201 (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for certain offenses committed in a disaster area or an evacuated area.

SB 192 (LC)Perry

Relating to the transfer of certain probate proceedings to the county in which the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate resides.

SB 225 Flores

Relating to the issuance of Army of Occupation Medal specialty license plates; providing an exemption from a fee.

SB 228 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 281 as the Corporal Roel Garcia Memorial Highway.

SB 240 (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the issuance of F-35 fighter jet specialty license plates.

SB 356 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.

SB 497 (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 71 in Travis County as the Trooper Carlos Ray Warren Memorial Highway.

SB 537 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Department of Transportation for certain employees responding to emergencies or disasters.

SB 71 (CS)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the establishment of a statewide telehealth center for sexual assault forensic medical examination.

SB 72 (CS)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the establishment and duties of the human trafficking prevention coordinating council.

SB 175 (CS) (LC)Perry

Relating to eminent domain reporting requirements for certain entities.

SB 212 (CS) (LC)Huffman

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.

SB 498 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ Alvarado/ et al.

Relating to a commercial landlord's or tenant's remedies regarding certain unlawful activities in a multiunit commercial property.

SB 83 (CS) (LC)Hall

Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 1570 and Spur 1570 in Hunt County as the John L. Horn Memorial Parkway.

SB 357 (CS) (LC)Nichols/ et al.

Relating to outdoor advertising signs regulated by the Texas Department of Transportation.

SB 73 (CS) (LC)Nelson

Relating to personal information that may be omitted from certain records and licenses.

SB 467 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the procedures of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.

SB 743 (LC)Hall/ Hinojosa/ Perry/ Rodríguez/ Schwertner

Relating to the Texas Olive Oil Industry Advisory Board.

SB 337 (LC)West

Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to regulate construction and renovation of structures owned by certain counties.

SB 295 (CS) (LC)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense.

SB 124 (LC)West

Relating to the authority of a county to require electronic bids or proposals for competitive bidding.

SB 552 (LC)Schwertner/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ Fallon/ et al.

Relating to notice of a property owner's rights relating to the examination or survey of property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

SB 554 (CS) (LC)Schwertner/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ Fallon/ et al.

Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity.

SB 557 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to use of the electronic funds transfer system operated by the comptroller.

SB 666 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the reporting, maintenance, and use of certain misdemeanor conviction information for purposes of the databases used in a federal firearm background check.

SB 752 (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to liability of volunteer health care providers and health care institutions for care, assistance, or advice provided in relation to a disaster.

SB 874 (LC)Huffman

Relating to forms for creating or revoking a transfer on death deed.

SB 748 Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to newborn screening and the newborn screening preservation account.

SB 420 (LC)Buckingham/ et al.

Relating to dispenser requirements for refilling prescriptions for certain controlled substances.

SB 563 Perry/ et al.

Relating to the reporting of information about the use of federal money for flood research, planning, and mitigation projects.

SB 476 (LC)Hancock/ et al.

Relating to requirements for and municipal regulation of dogs in an outdoor dining area of a food service establishment.

SB 401 (LC)Hancock/ et al.

Relating to legislative oversight of deferred maintenance projects.

SB 18 (CS)Huffman/ Nelson/ et al.

Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education.

SB 41 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to exemptions to reporting and list requirements for certain attorneys ad litem, guardians ad litem, amicus attorneys, mediators, and guardians.

SB 553 (CS) (LC)Schwertner/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ Fallon/ et al.

Relating to the acquisition of certain real property in conjunction with the acquisition of real property for a public use through eminent domain procedures.

SB 365 (LC)Watson

Relating to bonds issued by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.

SB 575 (LC)Perry

Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 84 in Lubbock County as the Trooper Jerry Don Davis Memorial Highway.

SB 688 (LC)Perry

Relating to height limitations for certain vehicles transporting seed cotton or cotton.

SB 355 (CS) (LC)West/ et al.

Relating to developing a strategic plan to ensure that the provision of prevention and early intervention services complies with federal law.

SB 450 (LC)Powell

Relating to the deadline for certain economic development corporations to file a certain report with the comptroller.

SB 496 (LC)Perry

Relating to factors the Texas Historical Commission considers in reviewing an application for a grant or loan through the historic courthouse preservation program.

SB 533 (LC)Birdwell

Relating to the severance tax exemption for oil and gas produced from certain inactive wells.

SB 925 (LC)Flores

Relating to calculation of daily production for purposes of the oil and gas production tax credits for low-producing wells and leases.

SB 559 (CS) (LC)Miles

Relating to patient records regarding maternal death.

SB 323 (CS) (LC)Huffman

Relating to the review of ballot proposition language for certain political subdivision elections.

SB 361 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to certain contracts for the transfer of a pet.

SB 7 (CS)Creighton/ Alvarado/ Bettencourt/ Buckingham/ Flores/ et al.

Relating to flood control planning and the funding of flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects.

SB 6 (CS)Kolkhorst/ Alvarado/ Bettencourt/ Buckingham/ Creighton/ et al.

Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery.

SB 8 (CS)Perry/ Alvarado/ Bettencourt/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ et al.

Relating to state and regional flood planning.

SB 363 (CS) (LC)Watson

Relating to access to certain controlled substance prescription information.

SB 421 (CS)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

SB 65 (CS)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to oversight of and requirements applicable to state agency contracting and procurement.

SB 449 (LC)Creighton

Relating to testimony by an appraisal district employee as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals.

SB 1006 Bettencourt/ Creighton/ Hancock/ Paxton/ et al.

Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property having a value of less than a certain amount.

SB 956 (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll and related appraisal records.

SB 955 (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to the matters that a taxing unit is entitled to challenge before an appraisal review board.

SB 677 (CS) (LC)Hall

Relating to the regulation of beekeeping; imposing fees and authorizing other fees; expanding the applicability of an occupational permit.

SB 633 (CS)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to an initiative to increase the capacity of local mental health authorities to provide access to mental health services in certain counties.

SB 195 (CS) (LC)Perry

Relating to collecting and reporting by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the Health and Human Services Commission of certain information relating to certain alcohol and controlled substance use and treatment.

SB 568 (CS)Huffman

Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and family homes; providing administrative penalties.

SB 632 (CS)Kolkhorst

Relating to the composition of the governing bodies and the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to sheriffs, their representatives, and local law enforcement agencies.

SB 89 (LC)Hall/ et al.

Relating to a ribbon for certain members of the military forces who served in support of operations to secure the Texas border.

SB 1287 (LC)Campbell

Relating to the composition of the Homeland Security Council.

SB 607 (CS)Watson/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Nichols/ et al.

Relating to the operations and functions of the Veterans' Land Board and the sunset review date for and programs administered by the board.

SB 923 (LC)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business; creating a criminal offense.

SB 827 (LC)Huffman

Relating to the transfer of civil cases by the judicial panel on multidistrict litigation.

SB 702 (LC)Bettencourt/ et al.

Relating to the authorization and reporting of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities.

SB 12 (CS)Huffman/ Birdwell/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ Flores/ et al.

Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 667 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to guardianships, management trusts, and certain other procedures and proceedings for persons who are incapacitated.

SB 20 (CS) (LC)Huffman/ Alvarado/ Bettencourt/ Campbell/ Flores/ et al.

Relating to the prevention of, prosecution of, penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses and to orders of nondisclosure for persons who committed certain of those offenses; regulating occupations and property to prevent and respond to those criminal offenses, including requiring a student occupational permit for those purposes; authorizing fees; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

SB 687 (LC)Perry

Relating to the use of information obtained by a person from the comptroller that relates to a taxpayer subject to an audit by the comptroller.

SB 68 (LC)Nelson/ et al.

Relating to strategic fiscal reviews of state agencies and programs.

SB 366 (LC)Watson

Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists and to monetary limits on expenditures by lobbyists.

SB 548 Birdwell/ Bettencourt/ Campbell/ Creighton/ Flores/ et al.

Relating to complaints filed with and certain other filings submitted to the Texas Ethics Commission.

SB 1273 (CS) (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for certain amusement services.