REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS
April 30, 2021
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS
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.
Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the unsolicited distribution of an application form for an absentee ballot.
Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting temporary suspension of absentee voting procedures.
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS
Expressing opposition to the enactment or enforcement in Texas of a law, under a federal mandate, that automatically suspends the driver's license of an individual who is convicted of certain offenses.
Designating the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to direct the appropriate House and Senate committees to conduct an interim study regarding the feasibility of integrating the Northeast Texas Trail into the state park system.
Expressing support for full funding of the U.S. Army's Future Vertical Lift program, including the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft and Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft.
Designating San Angelo as the official Visual Arts Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.
Designating Kyle as the official Pie Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.
Relating to the carrying or storage of a handgun by a school marshal.
Relating to discrimination against or burdening certain constitutional rights of an applicant for or holder of a license to practice law in this state.
Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
Relating to the transfer of Midwestern State University to the Texas Tech University System, to certain fees charged by that system's governing board, and to mandatory venue for actions brought against that system or its institution, officers, or employees.
Relating to the limitations periods for certain suits against real estate appraisers and appraisal firms.
Relating to verification of the accuracy of voter registration applications and voter registration lists.
Relating to the prevention, identification, investigation, and enforcement of payment card fraud; providing a civil penalty.
Relating to cemeteries in certain municipalities.
Relating to remote meetings under the open meetings law.
Relating to the authority of certain water planning entities to hold an open or closed meeting by telephone conference call or videoconference call.
Relating to the continuation of the Red River Boundary Commission.
Relating to the regulation of radioactive waste; reducing a surcharge; reducing a fee.
Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
Relating to the protection of expressive rights of student organizations at public institutions of higher education.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Jail Standards.
Relating to the continuation of the Trade Agricultural Inspection Grant Program.
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of smuggling of persons.
Relating to securitizing costs associated with electric markets; granting authority to issue bonds.
Relating to the right to choose and refuse medical treatment and control measures and to the imposition of isolation or quarantine control measures.
Relating to the provision of and professional liability insurance coverage for gender transitioning or gender reassignment medical procedures and treatments for certain children.
Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee for the TexNet seismic monitoring program.
Relating to suspension of a driver's license for persons convicted of certain offenses and the educational program required for reinstatement of a license following certain convictions; authorizing a fine.
Relating to requiring the board of trustees of each school district to create a nonvoting student trustee position on the board.
Relating to the definition of a school resource officer.
Relating to the composition of the Governor's EMS and Trauma Advisory Council.
Relating to the possession, transportation, and release of certain nonindigenous snakes; increasing a criminal penalty.
Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.
Relating to a strategic plan to address hyperemesis gravidarum.
Relating to the applicability of the Texas Fair Housing Act to certain sales and rentals.
Relating to the rights and duties of parents and the protection of parental rights in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
Relating to restrictions on municipal regulation in certain areas.
Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for recipients of the Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal.
Relating to the confidentiality of and discovery procedures relating to certain material regarding the protection or security of a witness; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to provide road services on federal military property.
Relating to the operation of golf carts in certain areas.
Relating to including work colleges in the TexShare library consortium.
Relating to the grant of a 99-year lease of certain state property and certain easements to the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to receive certain tax revenue derived from certain establishments related to a hotel and convention center project and to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to the project.
Relating to the state online learning system; changing a fee.
Relating to insurer restrictions and duties regarding repair of a motor vehicle covered under an insurance policy.
Relating to measures to assist small and rural school districts in implementing a collegiate model and expanding broadband access, including the establishment of the Rural Schools and Communities Technical Assistance Center and a grant program.
Relating to the establishment of the State Advisory Council on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.
Relating to rules by the State Board for Educator Certification regarding virtual observation options for field-based experiences and internships required for educator certification.
Relating to the duty of a lessee or other agent in control of certain state land to drill an offset well, pay compensatory royalty, or otherwise protect the land from drainage of oil or gas by a horizontal drainhole well located on certain land.
Relating to increasing the maximum reference base amount for certain consumer loans.
Relating to the procedure for certain complaints against health care practitioners.
Relating to the relationship between pharmacists or pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers or health benefit plan issuers.
Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities and family homes.
Relating to the content of certain immunization records and of certain biennial legislative reports on immunizations issued by the Department of State Health Services.
Relating to referrals to and consent to services under certain programs designed to serve pregnant women and families.
Relating to a supplemental special education services and instructional materials program for certain public school students receiving special education services.
Relating to public school organization, accountability, and fiscal management.
Relating to instruction on informed American patriotism in public schools.
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Pollinator-Smart program for solar energy sites.
Relating to the appeal of rates charged for water or sewer service by certain retail public utilities.
Relating to the offense of failure to comply with an order from a fire marshal and the authority of certain county employees to issue citations for certain violations; changing a criminal penalty.
Relating to a right of first refusal applicable to the sale of housing developments that have received certain financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Relating to purchasing of cloud computing services by a political subdivision.
Relating to a compliance history assessment made for purposes of allocating certain financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll and related appraisal records.
Relating to boundaries of the Anthem Municipal Utility District; affecting the authority to issue bonds.
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 199; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 580; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 200; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Relating to the creation of the Hillcrest North Municipal Utility District of Wise County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Relating to the creation of the Grayson County Municipal Utility District No. 8; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Relating to the creation of the Heritage Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Grayson County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Relating to the creation of the Rocky Top Ranch Municipal Utility District of Denton County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Relating to the dissolution of the Angelina County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4.
Relating to the powers and duties of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 14; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Relating to the division of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 152.
Relating to the creation of public facility corporations and requirements applicable to public facility corporations.
Relating to the services provided by a colonia self-help center.
Relating to the appeal of a determination by the comptroller of public accounts of a protest of the comptroller's findings in a study of school district property values.
Relating to authority of certain county fire marshals to inspect group homes; authorizing a fee; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to the powers and duties of the East Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 13; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used by or for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs.
Relating to powers and duties of governmental entities during a public health disaster; providing civil penalties.
Relating to the authority of the Tarrant County Hospital District or a nonprofit corporation formed by the district regarding certain technology or intellectual property owned by or licensed to the district or corporation.
Relating to the operations and administration of the El Paso County Hospital District.
Relating to deadlines associated with proposing and adopting a budget for certain counties.
Relating to the authority of a county to require a person to obtain a building permit from the county for certain portable structures.
Relating to the Texas Free Enterprise and Antitrust Act of 1983.
Relating to the consolidation and allocation of state civil court costs; increasing certain civil court costs; authorizing fees.
Relating to disability retirement benefits for certain peace officers under the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
Relating to the authorization by a school district or open-enrollment charter school for a person to carry or possess a weapon on school premises for purposes of safety and security.
Relating to requiring public schools to provide instruction and materials and adopt policies relating to the prevention of child abuse, family violence, and dating violence.
Relating to certain equipment provided for use by the officers of the Texas Highway Patrol.
Relating to the transfer of the regulation of racing to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, the abolishment of the Texas Racing Commission, and the creation of the Texas Racing Advisory Board, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.
Relating to a report regarding Medicaid reimbursement rates, supplemental payment amounts, and access to care.
Relating to the transition of case management for children and pregnant women program services and Healthy Texas Women program services to a managed care program.
Relating to assessment and oversight of children placed by the Department of Family and Protective Services in a qualified residential treatment program and a study regarding residential treatment center placements.
Relating to Medicaid reimbursement for the provision of certain behavioral health and physical health services.
Relating to an appeal through binding arbitration of an appraisal review board order determining a protest concerning a residence homestead for which the property owner has elected to defer the collection of ad valorem taxes.
Relating to the provision of solid waste disposal services by certain counties; authorizing a fee.
Relating to a border operations training program for peace officers employed by local law enforcement agencies.
Relating to measures to facilitate the successful completion of degree and certificate programs by certain adult learners at public institutions of higher education.
Relating to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, to student fees imposed by the university, and to the elimination of certain obsolete statutory references in relation to the university.
Relating to providing information to undergraduate students regarding certain fixed or flat tuition rates provided by certain institutions of higher education.
Relating to the Medicaid program, including the administration and operation of the Medicaid managed care program.
Relating to the denial or reduction of an award otherwise payable under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.
Relating to the records of certain condominium unit owners' associations.
Relating to the authority of a property owner to participate by videoconference at a protest hearing by certain appraisal review boards.
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice and procedure related to proceedings in the judicial branch of state government.
Relating to the granting of undergraduate course credit at public institutions of higher education for certain scores on examinations administered through the College-Level Examination Program.
Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement.
Relating to a leave pool for school district employees.
Relating to providing mental health services and mental health education to public school students at school-based health centers.
Relating to parental access to curriculum materials used in a public school's human sexuality instruction.
Relating to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students.
Relating to instruction in positive character traits and personal skills in public schools.
Relating to an election to revoke a county equalization tax imposed in certain counties.
Relating to parental access to public school virtual instruction and instructional materials for virtual and remote learning.
Relating to emergency school drills and exercises conducted by public schools.
Relating to class size limits for prekindergarten classes provided by or on behalf of public schools.
Relating to operation of the Texas small and rural community success fund program administered by the Texas Economic Development Bank as successor to the Texas leverage fund program and to creation of the micro-business disaster recovery loan guarantee program.
Relating to the electronic administration of certain required assessment instruments, measures to support Internet connectivity for purposes of those assessment instruments, and the adoption and administration of certain optional interim assessment instruments.
Relating to a restriction on the regulation of utility services and infrastructure based on the energy source to be used or delivered.
Relating to prescription drug price disclosure; authorizing a fee; providing an administrative penalty.
Relating to the possession and administration of certain vaccines by a home and community support services agency or its employees.
Relating to measures to facilitate the award of postsecondary course credit leading to workforce credentialing based on military experience, education, and training.
Relating to state occupational licensing of certain military veterans and military spouses.
Relating to the rule against perpetuities.
Relating to requirements for human trafficking awareness and prevention in commercial lodging establishments; authorizing a civil penalty.
Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is 21 years of age or older and not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm or other weapon; creating criminal offenses.