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Daily House Calendar

Monday, May 22, 2023

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********** MAJOR STATE CALENDAR **********
SENATE BILLS
SECOND READING

SB 29               Birdwell / et al.

SP: Lozano

Relating to prohibited governmental entity implementation or enforcement of a vaccine mandate,á mask requirement, or private business or school closure to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

SB 7                Schwertner / et al.

SP: Hunter

Relating to the reliability of the ERCOT power grid.

SB 2627             Schwertner / et al.

SP: Hunter

Relating to funding mechanisms to support the construction and operation of electric facilities.

SB 18               Creighton / et al.

SP: Kuempel

Relating to the tenure and employment of faculty members at certain public institutions of higher education.


********** CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS CALENDAR **********
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS
SECOND READING

SJR 81              Birdwell / et al.

SP: Wilson / Kuempel / Manuel / DeAyala / VanDeaver / et al.

Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of funds to support the capital needs of educational programs offered by the Texas State Technical College System and certain component institutions of the Texas State University System and repealing the limitation on the allocation to the Texas State Technical College System and its campuses of the annual appropriation of certain constitutionally dedicated funding for public institutions of higher education.

SJR 93              Schwertner

SP: Hunter

Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the Texas energy fund to support the construction, maintenance, modernization, and operation of electric generating facilities.


********** GENERAL STATE CALENDAR **********
SENATE BILLS
SECOND READING

SB 2012             Schwertner / et al.

SP: Hunter

Relating to the implementation of a program to meet the reliability needs of the ERCOT power region.

SB 2011             Schwertner / et al.

SP: Slawson / et al.

Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to impose administrative penalties and enter into voluntary mitigation plans; increasing an administrative penalty.

SB 2013             Schwertner / et al.

SP: Hunter

Relating to access to and the security of certain critical infrastructure.

SB 1287             King / et al.

SP: Slawson

Relating to the cost of interconnecting certain electric generation facilities with the ERCOT transmission system.

SB 1699             Johnson

SP: Hunter

Relating to the participation of aggregated distributed energy resources in the ERCOT market.

SB 1094             Schwertner

SP: Price

Relating to purchased power costs incurred by electric utilities.

SB 947              King

SP: Hunter

Relating to creating a criminal offense for damaging certain critical infrastructure facilities and providing for the prosecution of that conduct as manslaughter in certain circumstances; increasing a criminal penalty.

SB 25               Kolkhorst / et al.

SP: Klick

Relating to support for nursing-related postsecondary education, including scholarships to nursing students, loan repayment assistance to nurses and nursing faculty, and grants to nursing education programs.

SB 26               Kolkhorst / et al.

SP: Jetton

Relating to local mental health authority and local behavioral health authority audits and mental and behavioral health reporting, services, and programs.

SB 1057             Whitmire / et al.

SP: Harless / Thierry

Relating to the authority of certain municipalities and local government corporations to use certain tax revenue for certain qualified projects.

SB 627              MenÚndez

SP: Allison

Relating to the entitlement of certain municipalities to certain tax revenue related to a hotel and convention center project.

SB 1717             Zaffirini

SP: Moody

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of stalking.

SB 1117             Hancock

SP: Geren

Relating to entities that provide video services.

SB 1661             Hughes

SP: Smith / et al.

Relating to a ballot scan system used in a central counting station.

SB 21               Huffman / et al.

SP: Leach

Relating to the discipline of judges by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct and the legislature.

SB 379              Huffman / et al.

SP: Howard / Button

Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for certain family care items.

SB 471              Springer

SP: Harris, Cody

Relating to the investigation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of certain complaints.

SB 401              Kolkhorst

SP: Harless

Relating to prices charged by a medical staffing services agency during certain designated public health disaster periods; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1173             Huffman

SP: Schofield

Relating to the appointment of criminal law hearing officers and of a special presiding judge and associate judges for certain courts.

SB 1269             Hughes / et al.

SP: Vasut

Relating to admissibility and disclosure of certain evidence in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 1412             Hughes

SP: Holland

Relating to regulation of accessory dwelling units by political subdivisions.

SB 1668             Hughes

SP: Turner

Relating to property owners' associations, including condominium owners' associations.

SB 1861             Bettencourt / et al.

SP: King, Ken

Relating to the provision of virtual education in public schools and to certain waivers and modifications by the commissioner of education to the method of calculating average daily attendance in an emergency or crisis for purposes of preserving school district funding entitlements under the Foundation School Program during that emergency or crisis; authorizing a fee.

SB 2037             Bettencourt

SP: Oliverson

Relating to the regulation of platting and subdivisions of land by a municipality or county.