Regular Order of Business for 5/6/2021



May 6, 2021


(Calendar Order)


(Second Reading)

HB 654 Lucio III/ Burrows/ Allison/ Leach/ et al. SP: Johnson/ et al.

Relating to the rule against perpetuities.

HB 2586 (LC)Thierry/ Paddie/ Harless/ Button/ Goldman/ et al. SP: Hall/ et al.

Relating to an annual audit of the independent organization certified for the ERCOT power region.

HB 1699 (LC)Raney SP: Buckingham/ et al.

Relating to the taking of unbanded pen-reared pheasant and quail by certain landowners.

HB 1905 (LC)Harris SP: Taylor

Relating to relieving regional water planning groups of certain duties.

HB 2083 (LC)Darby/ et al. SP: Perry

Relating to the general manager of the Upper Colorado River Authority.

HB 1728 (LC)Smithee/ Buckley SP: Perry

Relating to partnerships between the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and nonprofit entities to promote hunting and fishing by certain veterans.

HB 1082 (LC)King, Phil/ Hernandez/ Harless/ Deshotel/ Shaheen SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the availability of personal information of an elected public officer.

HB 867 (LC)Thompson, Senfronia/ et al. SP: Hughes/ et al.

Relating to the issuance of a qualified domestic relations order for the payment of spousal maintenance and child support obligations.

HB 918 Leman/ White/ Slawson/ Hefner/ Schaefer/ et al. SP: Hughes

Relating to a license to carry a handgun for certain young adults who are protected under certain court orders related to family violence.

HB 1407 (LC)Schaefer/ Metcalf/ Patterson/ Hefner/ Cain/ et al. SP: Hughes

Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a license holder in a motor vehicle.

HB 1622 (LC)Guillen/ et al. SP: Hughes

Relating to reporting of early voting rosters.

HB 2533 (CS) (LC)Darby SP: Nichols

Relating to the performance of a real property evaluation for use by certain financial institutions.

HB 1363 (LC)Minjarez/ Guillen SP: Hughes

Relating to treatment of a patient by a physical therapist without a referral.

HB 1510 (LC)Metcalf/ Moody/ Burrows/ Paddie/ Hefner/ et al. SP: Creighton

Relating to the response and resilience of certain electricity service providers to major weather-related events or other natural disasters; granting authority to issue bonds.

HB 574 (CS)Bonnen/ Goldman/ et al. SP: Taylor

Relating to the creation of criminal offenses involving elections.

HB 533 (LC)Shine/ Lambert SP: Bettencourt

Relating to ad valorem tax sales of personal property seized under a tax warrant.

HB 977 (LC)Metcalf/ Toth SP: Creighton

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

HB 2723 (CS) (LC)Meyer/ Shine/ Button SP: Bettencourt

Relating to public notice of the availability on the Internet of property-tax-related information.

HB 1257 (LC)Ashby SP: Nichols

Relating to the definition of personal property for purposes of removing personal property from a roadway or right-of-way.

HB 1759 (LC)Krause SP: Hancock

Relating to the operation of vehicles and certain equipment at railroad grade crossings when on-track equipment is approaching.

HB 2167 (LC)Morrison SP: Kolkhorst

Relating to the designation of the portion of U.S. Highway 77 in Refugio County as the Second Lieutenant Lloyd "Pete" Hughes Medal of Honor Memorial Highway.

HB 2223 (LC)Canales/ Wilson SP: Nichols

Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation on the impact of certain classifications of motor vehicle on the roads and bridges of this state.

HB 2431 (LC)Murr/ Minjarez SP: Buckingham

Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 173 in Bandera County as the Master Sergeant Rodney Lee Buentello Memorial Highway.

HB 3067 (LC)Buckley/ Wilson SP: Buckingham

Relating to the designation of State Highway 195 as a portion of the national Purple Heart Trail.

HB 3390 (LC)Thompson, Ed SP: Blanco

Relating to the purchase of cybersecurity insurance coverage by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 3395 (LC)Ashby/ Landgraf/ Muñoz, Jr. SP: Hinojosa

Relating to the knowledge test required for a commercial driver's license.

HB 3401 (LC)Price/ Guillen/ Raymond/ Bucy SP: Blanco

Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor members of the United States Navy SEALs.

HB 317 (LC)Murr/ Buckley/ Guillen SP: Miles

Relating to prohibiting discrimination against living organ donors by certain insurers.

HB 2749 (LC)Ellzey SP: Birdwell

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

HB 2494 (LC)Metcalf SP: Nichols

Relating to the election of emergency services commissioners in certain emergency services districts.

HB 3282 (CS) (LC)Canales SP: Nichols

Relating to the authority of a district engineer for the Texas Department of Transportation to temporarily lower the speed limit at a highway maintenance activity site.

HB 2152 (CS) (LC)Meyer/ Holland SP: Nichols

Relating to the online renewal of vehicle registration.

HB 103 (LC)Landgraf/ Meyer/ Guillen/ Kuempel/ González, Mary/ et al. SP: Zaffirini

Relating to establishment of the Texas Active Shooter Alert System.

HB 402 (LC)Hernandez SP: Alvarado

Relating to the use of certain funds derived from criminal asset forfeiture to provide services to domestic victims of trafficking.

HB 454 (LC)Metcalf SP: Creighton

Relating to the creation of a specialty treatment court for certain individuals residing with a child who is the subject of a juvenile court case.

HB 569 (LC)Sanford/ Rose/ Krause/ White/ Crockett/ et al. SP: West

Relating to credit toward payment of a fine and costs for certain misdemeanants confined in jail or prison before sentencing.

HB 719 (LC)White/ Collier SP: Whitmire

Relating to Texas Department of Criminal Justice transfer facilities.

HB 788 (LC)Geren SP: Zaffirini

Relating to the eligibility of emergency service dispatchers to participate in a public safety employees treatment court program.

HB 1049 (LC)Harless/ et al. SP: Huffman

Relating to the requirement for a deputy sheriff, reserve deputy sheriff, deputy constable, or reserve deputy constable to take an official oath.

HB 1401 (LC)Johnson, Ann/ White/ Wu/ Guillen SP: Huffman

Relating to methods to send applications and orders for sealing juvenile records.

HB 1419 (LC)Hull/ White/ Patterson/ Morales, Eddie/ Price/ et al. SP: Alvarado

Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding missing children and missing persons and to the duties of a justice of the peace or other investigator regarding unidentified bodies.

HB 54 (LC)Talarico/ White/ Israel/ Bucy/ Patterson/ et al. SP: Whitmire

Relating to accompanying and filming peace officers of state and local law enforcement agencies for producing reality television programs.

HB 1071 (CS) (LC)Harris/ Allison/ Ramos/ Leach/ Collier/ et al. SP: Whitmire

Relating to the presence of a qualified facility dog or qualified therapy animal in certain court proceedings.

HB 1600 (CS) (LC)Canales SP: Buckingham

Relating to the review date for certain governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.

HB 1057 (LC)Oliverson/ Shaheen/ Parker/ Hefner/ Bell, Cecil/ et al. SP: Creighton

Relating to designating November 7 as Victims of Communism Day.

HB 315 (CS) (LC)VanDeaver/ et al. SP: Hughes

Relating to the purchasing of a uniform by certain honorably retired peace officers.


(Calendar Order)


(Second Reading)

SJR 37 Schwertner

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.

SJR 51 Creighton/ Bettencourt/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the unsolicited distribution of an application form for an absentee ballot.

SJR 61 (CS)Campbell/ Bettencourt/ Buckingham/ Hall/ Hancock/ et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting temporary suspension of absentee voting procedures.


(Second Reading)

SCR 32 (LC)Hughes

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.

SCR 4 (LC)Powell/ et al.

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.

SCR 6 (LC)Perry

Designating San Angelo as the official Visual Arts Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.


(Second Reading)

SB 627 Schwertner

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

SB 447 Springer/ et al.

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.

SB 1368 (LC)Creighton

Relating to the limitations periods for certain suits against real estate appraisers and appraisal firms.

SB 1235 Hughes/ et al.

Relating to verification of the accuracy of voter registration applications and voter registration lists.

SB 964 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to the prevention, identification, investigation, and enforcement of payment card fraud; providing a civil penalty.

SB 629 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to cemeteries in certain municipalities.

SB 861 (CS)Paxton

Relating to remote meetings under the open meetings law.

SB 859 (CS) (LC)Johnson/ Perry

Relating to the authority of certain water planning entities to hold an open or closed meeting by telephone conference call or videoconference call.

SB 676 (LC)Springer

Relating to the continuation of the Red River Boundary Commission.

SB 1046 (CS)Birdwell/ Seliger

Relating to the regulation of radioactive waste; reducing a surcharge; reducing a fee.

SB 737 (CS)Birdwell/ et al.

Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders.

SB 706 Lucio/ Buckingham/ Hall/ Paxton/ et al.

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 1699 Hughes/ et al.

Relating to the protection of expressive rights of student organizations at public institutions of higher education.

SB 710 (CS) (LC)Hall/ Blanco/ Hinojosa/ Huffman/ Paxton/ et al.

Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Jail Standards.

SB 1566 (CS) (LC)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to the continuation of the Trade Agricultural Inspection Grant Program.

SB 1757 (CS) (LC)Hancock

Relating to securitizing costs associated with electric markets; granting authority to issue bonds.

SB 1313 (CS)Hall

Relating to the right to choose and refuse medical treatment and control measures and to the imposition of isolation or quarantine control measures.

SB 1311 Hall

Relating to the provision of and professional liability insurance coverage for gender transitioning or gender reassignment medical procedures and treatments for certain children.

SB 1213 (CS) (LC)Seliger

Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee for the TexNet seismic monitoring program.

SB 272 West/ et al.

Relating to requiring the board of trustees of each school district to create a nonvoting student trustee position on the board.

SB 1763 (LC)Springer

Relating to the composition of the Governor's EMS and Trauma Advisory Council.

SB 840 (LC)Springer

Relating to the possession, transportation, and release of certain nonindigenous snakes; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 825 Springer

Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.

SB 1264 (LC)Birdwell

Relating to the applicability of the Texas Fair Housing Act to certain sales and rentals.

SB 1178 (CS)Birdwell/ et al.

Relating to the rights and duties of parents and the protection of parental rights in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

SB 1922 (CS)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to restrictions on municipal regulation in certain areas.

SB 397 (LC)Menéndez

Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for recipients of the Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal.

SB 508 (LC)West/ et al.

Relating to the confidentiality of and discovery procedures relating to certain material regarding the protection or security of a witness; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1910 (LC)Blanco/ et al.

Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to provide road services on federal military property.

SB 206 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to the operation of golf carts in certain areas.

SB 1797 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to including work colleges in the TexShare library consortium.

SB 1838 (CS)Eckhardt

Relating to the grant of a 99-year lease of certain state property and certain easements to the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

SB 1649 (LC)Perry

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.

SB 27 (CS)Taylor/ et al.

Relating to the state online learning system; changing a fee.

SB 1527 (LC)Perry

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.

SB 2044 Menéndez/ et al.

Relating to the establishment of the State Advisory Council on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.

SB 1089 Buckingham

Relating to increasing the maximum reference base amount for certain consumer loans.

SB 1200 (CS) (LC)Powell/ et al.

Relating to referrals to and consent to services under certain programs designed to serve pregnant women and families.

SB 1022 Gutierrez

Relating to the appeal of rates charged for water or sewer service by certain retail public utilities.

SB 658 (LC)Miles

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.

SB 2211 (LC)Nichols

Relating to the dissolution of the Angelina County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4.

SB 866 Creighton/ et al.

Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used by or for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs.

SB 385 (LC)Powell

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.

SB 832 (CS) (LC)Blanco

Relating to the operations and administration of the El Paso County Hospital District.

SB 1247 Creighton

Relating to the Texas Free Enterprise and Antitrust Act of 1983.

SB 594 (LC)Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to the provision of solid waste disposal services by certain counties; authorizing a fee.

SB 932 Creighton

Relating to a border operations training program for peace officers employed by local law enforcement agencies.

SB 994 Powell/ Blanco/ Eckhardt/ Hinojosa/ Johnson/ et al.

Relating to measures to facilitate the successful completion of degree and certificate programs by certain adult learners at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1193 (CS) (LC)Hughes

Relating to providing information to undergraduate students regarding certain fixed or flat tuition rates provided by certain institutions of higher education.

SB 2028 (CS)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to the Medicaid program, including the administration and operation of the Medicaid managed care program.

SB 957 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the denial or reduction of an award otherwise payable under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.

SB 1530 (CS)Huffman/ et al.

Relating to the operation and administration of and practice and procedure related to proceedings in the judicial branch of state government.

SB 1254 (CS)Hall/ et al.

Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement.

SB 1792 West/ et al.

Relating to a leave pool for school district employees.

SB 325 West

Relating to providing mental health services and mental health education to public school students at school-based health centers.

SB 180 (LC)Lucio/ et al.

Relating to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students.

SB 998 (CS) (LC)Hughes

Relating to an election to revoke a county equalization tax imposed in certain counties.

SB 168 (CS)Blanco/ et al.

Relating to emergency school drills and exercises conducted by public schools.

SB 2081 (CS)Menéndez/ et al.

Relating to class size limits for prekindergarten classes provided by or on behalf of public schools.

SB 1622 (CS)Bettencourt/ et al.

Relating to measures to support the alignment of education and workforce development in the state with state workforce needs, including the establishment of the Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative.

SB 1444 (CS) (LC)Taylor/ et al.

Relating to participation in the uniform group coverage program for active school employees.

SB 2023 (CS)Powell/ et al.

Relating to providing high-quality tutoring services to public school students, including the creation of the Texas Tutor Corps program, and the use of the compensatory education allotment for certain tutoring services programs.

SB 1232 (CS)Taylor

Relating to the management and investment of the permanent school fund, including authorizing the creation of the Texas Permanent School Fund Corporation to manage and invest the fund and limiting the authority of the School Land Board to manage and invest the fund if the corporation is created.

SB 1648 (CS)Perry

Relating to the provision of benefits to certain Medicaid recipients with complex medical needs.

SB 1629 (CS) (LC)Miles/ et al.

Relating to failure to report assault, neglect, or omission of care in certain group homes; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1847 (CS) (LC)Powell/ et al.

Relating to training requirements for certain individuals for inclusion in the nurse aide registry.

SB 402 (LC)Johnson

Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance.

SB 1008 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to fees for pipeline construction imposed by certain districts.

SB 2011 (LC)Menéndez

Relating to the criminal offense of interference with child custody and a peace officer's duties with respect to that offense; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 1020 (LC)Hughes

Relating to the reimbursement of state employees for groceries consumed while traveling on official state business.

SB 970 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the repeal of certain provisions related to health and human services.

SB 2243 Hinojosa/ et al.

Relating to approval for certain projects related to bridges over the Rio Grande.

SB 1279 (CS) (LC)Hancock

Relating to the regulation of certain retail electric products.

SB 2122 (CS) (LC)Hughes/ et al.

Relating to itemized billing for health care services and supplies provided by health care providers.

SB 2051 (CS) (LC)Menéndez/ et al.

Relating to step therapy protocols required by health benefit plans for coverage of prescription drugs for serious mental illnesses.

SB 1090 (CS) (LC)Buckingham

Relating to certain regulations adopted by governmental entities regarding land use restrictions and building products, materials, or methods used in the construction or renovation of residential or commercial buildings.

SB 1599 (CS) (LC)Lucio

Relating to disclosures regarding indemnification obligations and insurance coverage in connection with provision of services pertaining to wells or mines by certain subcontractors.

SB 1572 (CS)Paxton/ et al.

Relating to the numbering and signing of ballots by early voting clerks and deputy early voting clerks.

SB 2232 (CS)Hall

Relating to the management of polling place locations during a continuous period for voting.

SB 2181 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities for certain projects.

SB 1606 (CS)Hall/ Alvarado/ Bettencourt/ Blanco/ Buckingham/ et al.

Relating to protecting the population of Texas, its environment, and its most vulnerable communities, promoting the resilience of the electric grid and certain municipalities.

SB 1486 (LC)Hughes

Relating to the repeal of the authority of political subdivisions to adopt or enforce juvenile curfews.

SB 1388 (CS) (LC)Creighton

Relating to the unlawful disclosure or promotion of an autopsy image or other visual depiction; creating a criminal offense.

SB 2230 (CS) (LC)Schwertner

Relating to the operation and administration of the Texas Bullion Depository.