REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS
May 27, 2021
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS
Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a tax on certain transactions that either convey a security or involve specified derivative contracts.
Relating to the review date for certain governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.
Relating to restricting the use of personally identifiable student information by an operator of a website, online service, online application, or mobile application used for a school purpose and providing an exemption from certain restrictions for a national assessment provider.
Relating to a requirement that a decree of divorce include the date of the marriage.
Relating to requiring school districts to report management fees under certain cooperative purchasing contracts.
Relating to the provision of certain health information and other information to school districts and other participating entities in the Texas school employees uniform group health coverage program.
Relating to the registration of certain motor vehicles as farm or ranch vehicles.
Relating to the authority of certain counties to authorize the operation of a golf cart or off-highway vehicle on certain roads.
Relating to the modification of a 99-year lease of certain state property to the City of Austin and the grant of a 99-year lease of certain state property and certain easements to the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Relating to the provision of certain eminent domain information to property owners through a landowner's bill of rights.
Relating to orders for possession of and access to a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
Relating to limitations periods in arbitration proceedings.
Relating to the timing of changes to county election precincts.
Relating to the identification of and prohibited cooperation by state and local entities with certain federal acts that violate the United States Constitution.
Relating to excluding the furnishing of an academic transcript from the definition of "information service" for purposes of sales and use taxes.
Relating to the methods by which the comptroller may provide notice of a hearing on the revocation or suspension, or of the revocation or suspension, of a permit or license.
Relating to motor fuel taxes.
Relating to the authorization for certain land applications and disposal of dairy waste.
Relating to the use of dyed diesel fuel to operate a motor vehicle during and for a limited period following certain disasters.
Relating to a study and report on the water level of Falcon Lake in Zapata and Starr Counties.
Relating to notice prohibiting hunting on or over certain submerged land.
Relating to antique outboard motors.
Relating to the requirement that certain persons taking oysters on a licensed commercial oyster boat obtain a commercial fisherman's license.
Relating to the Texas Real Estate Research Center, the Real Estate Research Advisory Committee, and the Texas Real Estate Commission; increasing a fee.
Relating to a study by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas regarding the use of health reimbursement accounts in conjunction with Medicare plans available through the individual marketplace to provide health and pharmacy benefit coverage for certain retired school employees.
Relating to school district hearings regarding complaints.
Relating to the membership of a public school concussion oversight team and the removal of a public school student from an interscholastic athletic activity on the basis of a suspected concussion.
Relating to the state historic sites and parks under the jurisdiction of the Texas Historical Commission.
Relating to the treatment, recycling for beneficial use, or disposal of drill cuttings.
Relating to an instruction guide for family members and caregivers of veterans who have mental health disorders.
Relating to the establishment of the commercial oyster mariculture advisory board.
Relating to notification by the Department of State Health Services and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of incidents of Naegleria fowleri.
Relating to certain contracts regarding airports operated by or on behalf of a local government.
Relating to the powers of certain regional transportation authorities.
Relating to the operation of a vehicle or combination of vehicles on a state highway or farm or ranch road at a weight that exceeds the maximum weight authorized for the road; imposing a criminal penalty.
Relating to providing information to undergraduate students regarding certain fixed or flat tuition rates provided by certain institutions of higher education.
Relating to the designation of state musicians for classical and nonclassical genres.
Relating to the designation of April as Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month.
Relating to designating September 21 as Alzheimer's Awareness Day.
Relating to designating October 17 as Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Day.
Relating to the limitations period for certain criminal offenses based on assaultive conduct.
Relating to the solicitation of pen pals by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
Relating to authorizing the comptroller to release a reported owner's unclaimed property to the owner's crime victim in certain circumstances and payment by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of certain amounts owed by an inmate.
Relating to the reimbursement of expenses to certain counsel appointed to represent a defendant in a criminal proceeding.
Relating to the applicability of certain laws to the Windham School District and teachers or administrators of the district.
Relating to the composition of the juvenile board of Guadalupe County.
Relating to an application for a writ of habeas corpus in certain felony cases.
Relating to an application for a writ of habeas corpus in a community supervision case.
Relating to creating the criminal offense of boating while intoxicated with a child passenger; changing the eligibility for deferred adjudication community supervision.
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an aggravated assault occurring as part of a mass shooting; increasing a criminal penalty.
Relating to the definition of amusement ride for purposes of amusement ride regulation.
Relating to the establishment of the digital identity work group.
Relating to the sale and purchase of retail fireworks permits from an Internet website.
Relating to the salary of certain employees who transfer within a state agency.
Relating to financial regulation of certain life, health, and accident insurers and health maintenance organizations.
Relating to the regulation of massage therapy.
Relating to the comptroller's rulemaking authority under the Insurance Code.
Relating to the requirements for the regulation of state trust companies.
Relating to the regulation of state banks.
Relating to multiple employer welfare arrangements.
Relating to operating agreements between holders of a distiller's and rectifier's permit and certain alcoholic beverage permit holders.
Relating to the filing of an annual audit report by a title insurance company, title insurance agent, or direct operation.
Relating to the temporary licensing of certain military veterans as health care providers to practice in underserved areas.
Relating to the conduct of charitable bingo.
Relating to the regulation of referral agencies for senior living communities; providing a civil penalty.
Relating to a pilot project to provide emergency telemedicine medical services and telehealth services in rural areas.
Relating to the processing and sale of kratom and kratom products; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to inservice training on prevention of abuse, neglect, and illegal, unprofessional, and unethical conduct provided by certain health care facilities.
Relating to continuing education requirements for physicians regarding the identification and assistance of trafficked persons.
Relating to the issuance of a temporary license for an assisted living facility that has a change in ownership.
Relating to public access to certain hospital investigation information and materials.
Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Relating to certain procurements by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Relating to the sale of fireworks before and during the Diwali holiday.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Franklin County Water District.
Relating to the tracking and analysis of evidence of a sexual assault or other sex offense, to noncompliance with requirements imposed with respect to that evidence, and to other law enforcement procedures occurring with respect to a sexual offense.
Relating to eligibility for a loan under the disaster recovery loan program.
Relating to the delegation of certain authority of a county judge or commissioners court in certain counties.
Relating to municipal registration of vacant buildings in certain municipalities.
Relating to juvenile court records of victims of sex trafficking.
Relating to persons authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony.
Relating to the maximum judgment amount awarded by a justice court in certain civil cases regarding the repair of residential rental property.
Relating to the use of an electronic recording device to report proceedings before a municipal court of record for the City of San Antonio.
Relating to allowing certain counties to cease operation of a juvenile justice alternative education program.
Relating to the county in which an application for court-ordered mental health services must be filed.
Relating to civil actions by a civilly committed individual.
Relating to the location of certain justice courts.
Relating to licensing examinations for certain court interpreters.
Relating to prohibitions in connection with the online sale of goods.
Relating to the disbursement of funds from a trust fund account by a title insurance company, title insurance agent, or escrow officer.
Relating to the extension or amendment of deed restrictions in certain older subdivisions.
Relating to prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a tax on certain transactions that either convey a security or involve specified derivative contracts.
Relating to a study to evaluate state and local regulation of group homes.
Relating to the composition of the Long-Term Care Facilities Council and rules related to and the imposition of administrative penalties against certain long-term care facilities.
Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act.
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.
Relating to marine vessel projects in the diesel emissions reduction incentive program.
Relating to authorizing the electronic transmission of certain communications related to the prevention of communicable diseases.
Relating to the regulation of motor fuel metering devices and motor fuel quality.
Relating to trusts.
Relating to the regulation of political funds, campaigns, and lobbying, including certain functions and procedures of the Texas Ethics Commission.
Relating to the statement of residence required to vote.
Relating to the terms and conditions of a standard possession order in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
Relating to the presidential electors of this state.
Relating to a landowner's bill of rights statement in connection with the acquisition of real property through eminent domain.
Relating to durable powers of attorney and the construction of certain powers conferred in those powers of attorney.
Relating to legislative leave for certain peace officers commissioned by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
Relating to decedents' estates and the delivery of certain notices or other communications in connection with those estates or multiple-party accounts.
Relating to the authority of entities regulated by the Texas Department of Insurance to conduct business electronically.
Relating to the correction or removal of certain obsolete provisions of the Property Code.
Relating to the ballot application requirements for the election of a precinct chair.
Relating to the requirement that individuals joining the Texas National Guard sign a notice regarding active combat duty.
Relating to a certificate of merit in certain actions against certain licensed or registered professionals.
Relating to the creation of the Trinity Bay Special Utility District and the powers and duties of the Trinity Bay Conservation District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments or fees.
Relating to the marketing and sale of catfish and similar fish by food service establishments; providing administrative and civil penalties.
Relating to the sale and purchase of certain fish.
Relating to financial assistance by the Texas Water Development Board for backup power generators in economically distressed areas for public water supply and sanitary sewer systems.
Relating to requirements for public drinking water supply systems and certain rates and fees charged by water supply corporations.
Relating to an exemption to the cancellation of a water right for nonuse.
Relating to education and training for peace officers on interacting with certain persons.
Relating to the statewide implementation of community-based foster care by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Relating to the definition of "closing" for purposes of certain private activity bonds.
Relating to certain seller's disclosures for the sale of residential real property.
Relating to the authorized release and confidentiality of an autopsy report.
Relating to the licensing of marriage and family therapists, marriage and family therapist associates, professional counselors, professional counselor associates, and social workers, including certain out-of-state applicants.
Relating to certain notice requirements and filing requirements in court proceedings involving persons with mental illness.
Relating to the continuity of services received by individuals receiving services at state hospitals and state supported living centers, the establishment of a pilot program to provide behavioral health or psychiatric services to certain residential care facility residents, and court orders for psychoactive medication for certain patients.
Relating to the election of certain junior college district trustees by plurality vote.
Relating to the security of voted ballots.
Relating to notice of water and wastewater requirements for the foreclosure sale of residential properties by certain political subdivisions.
Relating to applicability of civil service status to emergency medical services personnel in certain municipalities.
Relating to the allocation of low income housing tax credits.
Relating to the powers of and election to the board of directors of the Nacogdoches County Hospital District.
Relating to the authority of an emergency services district to provide preventive health care services.
Relating to the staggering of terms of aldermen on the governing body of a Type A general-law municipality.
Relating to the requirements for interlocal contracts.
Relating to the calculation of net to land in the appraisal of open-space land for ad valorem tax purposes.
Relating to entitlement of certain municipalities to receive tax revenue from certain establishments located near a hotel and convention center project.
Relating to the hotel occupancy tax imposed by certain counties and the use of revenue from that tax; reducing the maximum rate of that tax.
Relating to the eligibility of certain events for funding under the Major Events Reimbursement Program.
Relating to the provision of certain co-navigation services to persons who are deaf-blind.
Relating to the creation of the Texas brain university research initiative.
Relating to the definition of close relative of a deceased victim for purposes of certain laws relating to the release of an inmate on parole or to mandatory supervision.
Relating to rules or procedures of the Commission on Jail Standards regarding prisoner visitation.
Relating to county jailers.
Relating to the representation of a community supervision and corrections department in cases in which a person under the supervision of that department challenges the fact or duration of the supervision.
Relating to local regulation to enforce child custody orders; authorizing a civil penalty.
Relating to the creation of the Austin County Municipal Utility District No. 1; 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 Mustang Ridge Municipal Utility District; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Relating to the requirement that certain business entities obtain a license from the Texas Real Estate Commission.
Relating to required sexual harassment prevention training for members of the legislature and lobbyists.
Relating to the governance of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and an independent organization certified to manage a power region.
Relating to youth diversion programs for children accused of certain fine-only offenses and related criminal justice matters; authorizing and imposing fees and fines.
Relating to the period of continuous eligibility and a periodic eligibility review for a child for Medicaid.
Relating to the collection of money payable to a municipal court in criminal actions and proceedings.
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 232; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.
Relating to grants and federal disaster relief funds available to school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, and regional education service centers to provide services to students after a disaster in the state of Texas.
Relating to the methods by which students may be admitted to public schools or transfer within a school district and the disclosure of information regarding public school admission methods.
Relating to a public school district policy providing that a school nurse may administer prescription asthma medicine to a student.
Relating to the use of personal leave during school holidays by certain school district employees.
Relating to the approval of career and technology courses by the State Board of Education.
Relating to excused absences from public school for certain students to visit a professional's workplace for a career investigation day.
Relating to the transfer of certain public school students who are children of peace officers.
Relating to the donation of food by public school campuses.
Relating to the operation by a school district of a vocational education program to provide eligible high school students with vocational and educational training under a plan for the issuance of a high school diploma and the application of certain student-based allotments under the public school finance system.
Relating to ethnic studies instruction in public schools.
Relating to the inclusion of suicide prevention information on certain student identification cards issued by a public school or public institution of higher education.
Relating to digital citizenship instruction in public schools.
Relating to computer science and technology education, training, and curriculum.
Relating to authorizing school districts to provide funding using money received under the Foundation School Program to community-based organizations for purposes of reimbursing private employers for paid internships provided to certain students in career and technology education programs in the district.
Relating to the use of the compensatory education allotment for programs that build certain social and emotional skills.
Relating to a suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention grant program for certain public elementary schools.
HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS
Designating Llano as the official Barrel Racing Capital of Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.
Designating November as Texas Wildlife and Conservation Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.
Designating June 2 as Italian Heritage Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.
Designating Celina as the official Halloween Capital of North Texas for a 10-year period beginning in 2021.
Urging Congress to bestow on Marcelino Serna the Congressional Medal of Honor.
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.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit a person from being placed on a ballot as a candidate for public office if the person has an outstanding financial obligation payable to the Texas Ethics Commission.
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS
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.
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 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 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 establishment of an advisory committee for the TexNet seismic monitoring program.
Relating to requiring the board of trustees of each school district to create a nonvoting student trustee position on the board.
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 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 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 increasing the maximum reference base amount for certain consumer loans.
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 the dissolution of the Angelina County Water Control and Improvement District No. 4.
Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used by or for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs.
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 the Texas Free Enterprise and Antitrust Act of 1983.
Relating to a border operations training program for peace officers employed by local law enforcement agencies.
Relating to providing information to undergraduate students regarding certain fixed or flat tuition rates provided by certain institutions of higher education.
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 improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students.
Relating to an election to revoke a county equalization tax imposed in certain counties.
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.
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.
Relating to the regulation of certain retail electric products.
Relating to disclosures regarding indemnification obligations and insurance coverage in connection with provision of services pertaining to wells or mines by certain subcontractors.
Relating to annually adjusting for inflation the maximum amount of a motor vehicle excluded in determining eligibility for the supplemental nutrition assistance program.
Relating to the provision of information regarding COVID-19 prevention and treatment to individuals receiving a COVID-19 viral test.
Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients.
Relating to the establishment of the Family Educational Relief Program and an insurance premium tax credit for contributions made for purposes of that program.
Relating to the creation of the Clear Sky Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Cooke County; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
Relating to the creation of the Clear Sky 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 creation of the Northwest Denton County Municipal Utility District No. 1; 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 Chambers County Municipal Utility District No. 7; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.
Relating to the creation of the High Pointe Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 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 creation of the East Collin County Municipal Utility District No. 1; 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 Mustang Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 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 Cottonwood Creek Development District, the district's authority to issue bonds, and the district's authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Relating to the manner in which an individual who has elected to defer collection of a tax, abate a suit to collect delinquent tax, or abate a sale to foreclose a tax lien on the individual's residence homestead is listed on the delinquent tax roll of a taxing unit.
Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions and to related procedures and provisions.
Relating to a study and report by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding best practices for assisting students with autism spectrum disorder.
Relating to notice of certain criminal conduct by a student or employee of a public or private institution of higher education in this state; authorizing a civil penalty.