Senate Bills Returned from House with Amendments for 5/22/2021



May 22, 2021

SB 19 Schwertner/ Campbell/ Nelson/ et al. SP: Capriglione/ Bell, Cecil/ et al.

Relating to prohibited contracts with companies that discriminate against the firearm or ammunition industries.

SB 22 Springer/ Alvarado/ Bettencourt/ Blanco/ Campbell/ et al. SP: Patterson/ Collier/ et al.

Relating to certain claims for benefits, compensation, or assistance by certain public safety employees and survivors of certain public safety employees.

SB 49 Zaffirini SP: Murr

Relating to procedures regarding defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or intellectual disability.

SB 152 Perry/ et al. SP: King, Tracy O./ et al.

Relating to the regulation of groundwater conservation districts.

SB 153 Perry/ et al. SP: Sanford/ Burrows/ et al.

Relating to the exclusion of certain payment processing services from the definition of "data processing service" for purposes of sales and use taxes.

SB 155 Perry/ et al. SP: Klick/ et al.

Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens and nonresidents excused or disqualified from jury service.

SB 157 Perry/ et al. SP: Craddick

Relating to eminent domain reporting requirements for certain entities.

SB 160 Perry SP: Darby

Relating to county road reports.

SB 219 Hughes SP: Leach/ Gervin-Hawkins/ et al.

Relating to civil liability and responsibility for the consequences of defects in the plans, specifications, or related documents for the construction or repair of an improvement to real property.

SB 281 Hinojosa/ et al. SP: Lucio III

Relating to the use of hypnotically induced statements in a criminal trial.

SB 286 West SP: Neave

Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship and child support, including the payment of spousal maintenance by an obligor ordered to pay child support and the disclaimer of a property interest by a child support obligor.

SB 312 Huffman/ et al. SP: Smith

Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of improper sexual activity with a person in custody; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 313 Huffman/ et al. SP: Meyer

Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for firearm safety equipment.

SB 374 Seliger SP: Shine

Relating to municipal annexation of certain rights-of-way.

SB 383 Powell/ et al. SP: Perez/ Fierro/ et al.

Relating to disclosure requirements of certain facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

SB 445 Hughes/ et al. SP: Canales

Relating to the use of a flashing warning signal light and certain other equipment by a person operating a school bus.

SB 474 Lucio/ et al. SP: Collier/ Pacheco/ et al.

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

SB 572 Springer/ et al. SP: White/ Cain/ et al.

Relating to in-person visitation of religious counselors with certain health care facility patients and residents during a public health emergency.

SB 600 Perry/ et al. SP: King, Tracy O.

Relating to an inventory of dams controlled by river authorities.

SB 601 Perry/ et al. SP: Burrows

Relating to the creation and activities of the Texas Produced Water Consortium.

SB 626 Zaffirini SP: Moody

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

SB 630 Hinojosa SP: Muñoz, Jr.

Relating to the directors and administration of the Agua Special Utility District, including the grounds for removal of a director.

SB 642 West/ et al. SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the provision of mental health services for certain children at risk of relinquishment.

SB 696 Zaffirini/ Gutierrez SP: Guillen

Relating to the imposition, rate, and use of hotel occupancy taxes in certain counties and municipalities; authorizing certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax; reducing the maximum rate of the hotel occupancy tax imposed by certain counties.

SB 709 Hall/ Blanco/ Buckingham/ Hinojosa/ Paxton/ et al. SP: Canales/ Cortez

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.

SB 760 Springer SP: Shaheen

Relating to the removal of solar power facilities.

SB 763 Powell/ et al. SP: Cook/ Anchia/ et al.

Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee.

SB 804 Menéndez SP: Cortez

Relating to the authority of a municipality to add property to a common characteristic public improvement district.

SB 808 Hughes SP: Krause

Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil cases.

SB 809 Kolkhorst/ Bettencourt/ Buckingham/ Campbell/ Creighton/ et al. SP: Oliverson

Relating to health care institution reporting of federal money received for the coronavirus disease public health emergency.

SB 860 Johnson/ Paxton SP: Goldman

Relating to the exclusion of certain car haulers from the definition of tow truck for purposes of certain laws regulating motor vehicle towing.

SB 876 Hancock/ et al. SP: Thompson, Ed

Relating to the county in which a person may apply for the registration of and title for a motor vehicle.

SB 901 Perry SP: Landgraf

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

SB 906 Perry SP: Murr

Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators.

SB 1055 Huffman SP: Reynolds

Relating to motor vehicle accidents involving a pedestrian or other vulnerable road user within the area of a crosswalk; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1056 Huffman SP: Wu

Relating to criminal liability for reporting false information to draw an emergency response; creating an offense.

SB 1102 Creighton/ et al. SP: Parker

Relating to the establishment of the Texas Reskilling and Upskilling through Education (TRUE) Program to support workforce education.

SB 1117 Kolkhorst SP: Gates

Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Fort Bend Subsidence District, including a director's qualifications and term.

SB 1137 Kolkhorst/ et al. SP: Oliverson/ Cortez/ et al.

Relating to the required disclosure of prices for certain items and services provided by certain medical facilities; providing administrative penalties.

SB 1138 Hughes/ et al. SP: Noble/ Frank/ et al.

Relating to a study on streamlining public safety net programs to reduce costs and improve outcomes for recipients under the programs.

SB 1160 Taylor/ et al. SP: Paul/ Krause/ et al.

Relating to the creation of the Gulf Coast Protection District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees; providing authority to impose a tax; granting the power of eminent domain.

SB 1263 Birdwell/ et al. SP: Bell, Cecil

Relating to funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.

SB 1308 Blanco/ et al. SP: Canales

Relating to a study on the impacts of using certain motor vehicle technologies.

SB 1441 Campbell/ et al. SP: Lopez

Relating to withdrawals of water from the Edwards Aquifer to supply a military installation.

SB 1480 Johnson SP: Guillen

Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain drug and alcohol related court-ordered educational programs; providing administrative penalties; requiring occupational licenses; authorizing fees; creating criminal offenses.

SB 1490 Creighton/ et al. SP: Turner, Chris

Relating to the authority of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to authorize certain degree programs offered by private postsecondary educational institutions.

SB 1588 Hughes/ et al. SP: Turner, Chris/ Bonnen/ et al.

Relating to the powers and duties of certain property owners' associations.

SB 1642 Creighton/ Hinojosa/ Nichols SP: Canales

Relating to the administration of navigation districts.

SB 1776 Campbell/ et al. SP: Bell, Keith/ Allison/ et al.

Relating to the inclusion of an elective course on the founding principles of the United States in the curriculum for public high school students and the posting of the founding documents of the United States in public school buildings.

SB 1900 Zaffirini SP: Anchia

Relating to the regulatory authority of the savings and mortgage lending commissioner; authorizing fees.

SB 1911 Blanco/ et al. SP: Rose

Relating to the content of an application for Medicaid.

SB 2049 Menéndez SP: Wu

Relating to guardians ad litem for children who are in the juvenile justice system and the child protective services system.