Local and Uncontested Bills for 4/27/2023


The following bills have been certified for placement on the Local & Uncontested Calendar to be held Thursday, April 27, 2023 at 10:00 AM.

HB 109 (LC)Johnson, Julie/ et al. SP: Zaffirini

Relating to health benefit coverage for hearing aids for children and adults.

HB 450 (LC)Craddick/ Burrows/ Morales, Eddie SP: Hughes

Relating to a cause of action for the bad faith washout of an overriding royalty interest in an oil and gas lease.

SCR 38 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Designating April 6 as Texas High School Coaches Day for a 10-year period ending in 2033.

SCR 44 (LC)Kolkhorst

Granting Aransas County permission to sue Regional Pool Alliance and waiving Regional Pool Alliance's governmental immunity with respect to claims by Aransas County for and in connection with covered losses sustained from Hurricane Harvey.

SB 187 (CS) (LC)Miles

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

SB 188 (CS) (LC)Miles

Relating to criminal history record information checks for applicants for employment and employees of group homes; creating a criminal offense.

SB 246 (LC)Alvarado

Relating to the regulation of motor fuel metering devices and motor fuel quality.

SB 403 (CS) (LC)Springer/ et al.

Relating to a study on the adverse reactions and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines.

SB 427 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to requiring certain institutions of higher education to enter into an agreement to offer undergraduate courses in Texas History.

SB 469 (CS) (LC)Springer

Relating to the eligibility of certain political subdivisions to receive certain financial assistance administered by the Texas Water Development Board.

SB 471 (CS) (LC)Springer

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

SB 490 (LC)Hughes/ et al.

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

SB 588 (CS) (LC)Hughes/ et al.

Relating to creating a temporary educator certification for certain military service members and first responders.

SB 622 (CS) (LC)Parker/ et al.

Relating to the disclosure of certain prescription drug information by a health benefit plan.

SB 638 (CS) (LC)Springer

Relating to the procedures for acting on a permit or permit amendment application by a groundwater conservation district and the disqualification of board members of groundwater conservation districts.

SB 699 (LC)Eckhardt/ et al.

Relating to the continuation of a health care provider participation program by a certain hospital district.

SB 719 (LC)Paxton

Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a charitable organization that provides services related to the placement of a child in a foster or adoptive home.

SB 720 (CS) (LC)Paxton

Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to receive certain tax revenue derived from a hotel and convention center project and to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to the project.

SB 726 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to enhancing the criminal penalty for the offense of intoxication manslaughter in certain circumstances.

SB 760 (LC)LaMantia

Relating to taking a blood specimen from the body of a deceased person during an inquest.

SB 773 (CS) (LC)Parker

Relating to access to certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices used in clinical trials by patients with severe chronic diseases.

SB 840 (LC)West

Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of certain hospital personnel.

SB 849 (CS) (LC)Blanco

Relating to the continuation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the El Paso County Hospital District.

SB 943 (LC)Kolkhorst/ et al.

Relating to publication of notices by a governmental entity on the Internet websites of a newspaper and the Texas Press Association.

SB 983 (CS) (LC)Paxton

Relating to information maintained by certain municipally owned utilities that provide electricity services and cable, Internet, or broadband services.

SB 997 (CS) (LC)West

Relating to the publication of certain photographs of human remains by certain individuals for a purpose other than an authorized purpose; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1050 (CS) (LC)Hughes

Relating to the authority of a natural gas local distribution company to offer energy conservation programs.

SB 1056 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the directors and administration of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3; creating a criminal offense.

SB 1075 (CS) (LC)King

Relating to facilities and construction machinery used to respond to power outages.

SB 1087 (LC)Schwertner

Relating to authorization and reimbursement for certain examination fee subsidies paid for public school teachers and students.

SB 1144 (CS) (LC)Hughes/ West

Relating to enrolling a public school student in a virtual education program as an alternative to expulsion.

SB 1155 (CS) (LC)Menéndez

Relating to continuation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Bexar County Hospital District.

SB 1214 (LC)Schwertner

Relating to hearing and public notice requirements regarding the conversion by a municipality of certain properties to house homeless individuals.

SB 1219 (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to the confidentiality of fraud detection and deterrence and counterterrorism information under the public information law.

SB 1242 (LC)LaMantia

Relating to training for employees and operators of certain child-care facilities.

SB 1248 (CS) (LC)Flores

Relating to the prosecution of the offense of smuggling of persons.

SB 1334 (LC)Creighton

Relating to rates established by municipalities for water or sewer service for certain entities.

SB 1367 (LC)Creighton

Relating to the confidentiality of certain information for full-time employees of a county courthouse, the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System, or the Texas Indigent Defense Commission and the employees' family members.

SB 1379 (CS) (LC)Parker/ et al.

Relating to a pilot program to increase the financial independence of foster youth who are transitioning to independent living.

SB 1412 (CS) (LC)Hughes

Relating to regulation of accessory dwelling units by political subdivisions.

SB 1433 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to procedures for the emergency detention of certain persons with mental illness.

SB 1447 (CS) (LC)Miles

Relating to a training program for persons investigating suspected child abuse or neglect.

SB 1449 (CS) (LC)Miles

Relating to the authority of the Harris County Hospital District to employ and commission peace officers.

SB 1451 (CS) (LC)Zaffirini/ et al.

Relating to the powers of the Texas Historical Commission over historic sites in this state.

SB 1475 (LC)Creighton

Relating to licensure and training requirements for school marshals.

SB 1529 (CS) (LC)Miles

Relating to notice to property owners regarding certain stationary LP-gas installations.

SB 1565 (CS) (LC)Hughes/ et al.

Relating to requiring the establishment of policy frameworks for research security at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1607 (CS) (LC)Kolkhorst

Relating to prohibiting the imposition of a monetary fine or penalty for a violation of a money services business's terms of service agreement; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1644 (LC)Parker

Relating to the regulation of state banks.

SB 1645 (LC)Parker

Relating to the hearings officer of the Texas Department of Banking.

SB 1646 (LC)Parker

Relating to the regulation of state trust companies.

SB 1658 (CS) (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to the collection and disclosure of certain public information.

SB 1778 (LC)Alvarado

Relating to the process for initiating, transferring, or terminating water or sewer service.

SB 1817 (CS) (LC)Bettencourt/ Alvarado/ Birdwell/ Blanco/ Campbell/ et al.

Relating to investments in certain companies doing business in the Russian Federation.

SB 1837 (LC)Hinojosa

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

SB 1887 (LC)West

Relating to the requirements for the early college education program and the transfer of course credit among public institutions of higher education.

SB 1969 (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed on or near the premises of a day-care center, school, or postsecondary educational institution.

SB 1985 (CS) (LC)Hughes

Relating to the reestablishment of the committee to study the formation of a Texas Bicentennial Commission.

SB 1999 (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to the calculation of the unused increment rate of a taxing unit.

SB 2005 (LC)LaMantia

Relating to the form of an appraisal review board order determining a protest.

SB 2052 (LC)Nichols

Relating to permit fees for groundwater wells imposed by the Southeast Texas Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 2101 (CS) (LC)Miles

Relating to certain notifications related to the rights of crime victims.

SB 2106 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the Judicial Branch Certification Commission; authorizing the Supreme Court of Texas to adopt rules on ineligibility to renew a certification, registration, or license issued by the commission; specifying conditions for the imposition of administrative sanctions by the commission.

SB 2146 (LC)Parker

Relating to oversight by the comptroller of financial institution divestments from certain industries.

SB 2192 (CS) (LC)Hall

Relating to the notice and petition for the creation of a municipal utility district in certain counties.

SB 2193 (CS) (LC)LaMantia/ et al.

Relating to programs established and operated by federally qualified health centers to provide primary care access to certain employees.

SB 2214 (LC)Blanco

Relating to compensatory time off for certain state employees.

SB 2248 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to guardianships for persons who are incapacitated; changing a fee.

SB 2258 (LC)Blanco

Relating to authorizing certain cities to change the date on which their general election for officers is held.

SB 2277 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to special appointments in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

SB 2292 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to bond requirements for certain judges.

SB 2325 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the eligibility of certain events for funding under the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

SB 2350 (LC)Bettencourt

Relating to the voter-approval tax rate used to calculate the unused increment rate of a taxing unit for ad valorem tax purposes.

SB 2474 (LC)Hinojosa

Relating to civil and administrative penalties assessed for violations of statutes or rules governing chemical dependency treatment facilities.

SB 2493 (LC)Middleton

Relating to repairs made pursuant to a tenant's notice of intent to repair and the refund of a tenant's security deposit.

SB 2538 (LC)Creighton

Relating to limitations on the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions.

SB 2566 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the dissolution of the McMullen County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.

SB 2571 (LC)Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 225; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2576 (LC)Zaffirini

Relating to the Open R Fresh Water Supply District of Caldwell County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

SB 2583 (LC)Creighton

Relating to the eminent domain authority of the Crosby Municipal Utility District.

SB 2603 (LC)Creighton

Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 216; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.