REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS
March 29, 2023
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 creating the Texas water fund to assist in financing water projects in this state.
Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the time during which the legislature may act on bills or resolutions during a regular session.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county treasurer of Galveston County.
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS
Urging Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act.
Extending the duty of the comptroller of public accounts under Section 7-c, Article VIII, Texas Constitution, to deposit certain tax revenue to the state highway fund.
Relating to requiring public institution of higher education students who compete in intercollegiate athletic competitions to compete based on biological sex.
Relating to the required inclusion of a person's sex on a birth certificate and prohibited change of sex on the birth certificate of certain minors.
Relating to death records maintained and provided by the vital statistics unit of the Department of State Health Services.
Relating to the cash balance benefit under the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
Relating to certificates of title for certain outboard motors.
Relating to the civil penalty for certain signs placed on the right-of-way of a public road.
Relating to specialty license plates issued for honorary consuls.
Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain counties.
Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 87 in Concho County as the Deputy Samuel Leonard Memorial Highway.
Relating to the designation of the portion of Farm-to-Market Road 765 in Concho County as the Sergeant Stephen Jones Memorial Highway.
Relating to the handling of bids on certain contracts for highway projects.
Relating to the establishment and posting of the maximum loads permitted on certain bridges.
Relating to the applicability of the mixed beverage gross receipts tax and the mixed beverage sales tax to items sold by certain nonprofit entity temporary event permittees.
Relating to the definition of telephone call for purposes of regulating telephone solicitations.
Relating to meetings of the Family and Protective Services Council held using certain telecommunication devices.
Relating to fraud prevention under certain health care programs.
Relating to prices charged by a medical staffing services agency during certain designated public health disaster periods; providing a civil penalty.
Relating to financial assistance provided and programs administered by the Texas Water Development Board.
Relating to the compensation of an election judge or clerk.
Relating to legislative leave for certain peace officers commissioned by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public funds for lobbying and certain other activities.
Relating to the withdrawal of a candidate in a runoff primary election.
Relating to the composition of the Homeland Security Council.
Relating to prohibitions on the provision to certain children of procedures and treatments for gender transitioning, gender reassignment, or gender dysphoria and on the use of public money or public assistance to provide those procedures and treatments.
Relating to certain prohibited transactions between an open-enrollment charter school and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.
Relating to venue and choice of law for certain actions involving censorship by social media platforms.
Relating to the issuance of a license to carry a handgun to certain active and retired judicial officers.
Relating to prohibited governmental entity implementation or enforcement of a vaccine mandate, mask requirement, or private business or school closure to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Relating to arbitration provisions in surplus lines insurance contracts.
Relating to imposing an additional fee for the registration of an electric vehicle.
Relating to the disposition of real property interests by navigation districts and port authorities.
Relating to the titling, registration, and operation of an autocycle.
Relating to the administration of county roads in certain counties.
Relating to the funding of certain port projects.
Relating to powers and duties of navigation districts and the boards of trustees of municipal port facilities.
Relating to the grounds for terminating and reinstating a person's parental rights and the adoption of certain children.
Relating to the criminal offense of hazing.
Relating to the use of appropriated money by the Texas State Guard for recruiting and retention purposes.
Relating to the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program.
Relating to the composition of districts for the election of members of the Texas Senate.
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.
Relating to the appointment of criminal law hearing officers and of a special presiding judge and associate judges for certain criminal courts.
Relating to the reporting of certain information regarding the payment of state money to certain vendors and counties.
Relating to the regulation of money services businesses; creating a criminal offense; creating administrative penalties; authorizing the imposition of a fee.
Relating to certain agreements with collective bargaining organizations related to certain publicly funded public work contracts.
Relating to the process for notifying the attorney general of a breach of security of computerized data by persons doing business in this state.
Relating to the operation of statewide technology centers.
Relating to the consideration of employee compensation and benefits in establishing the rates of electric utilities.
Relating to periodic rate adjustments by electric utilities.
Relating to the regulation of electric vehicle supply equipment; requiring an occupational registration; authorizing fees; authorizing an administrative penalty.
Relating to the barring of certain vendors from participation in contracts with the state or a political subdivision and to prohibiting the use of technologies manufactured or sold by certain of those vendors.
Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of certain employment benefits and policies.
Relating to the release of defendants on bail, the duties of a magistrate in certain criminal proceedings, and the notice provided by peace officers to adult victims of family violence.
Relating to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
Relating to standardized forms and materials for the issuance of protective orders, magistrate's orders for emergency protection, and temporary ex parte orders.
Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, including the payment and enforcement of support ordered in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
Relating to the decision of a court of appeals not to accept certain interlocutory appeals.
Relating to catalytic converters, including criminal conduct involving catalytic converters; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty; increasing a fee.
Relating to the commitment order for individuals with intellectual disabilities who are committed to state supported living centers.
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 administration of the motorcycle operator training and safety program and requirements for the issuance of certain driver's licenses and commercial driver's licenses; requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee.
Relating to the required report of criminal offenses committed against individuals receiving certain state agency services; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to the dismissal of a baseless or unfounded complaint filed with the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.
Relating to the use of certain weapons in or on the bed or bank of a navigable river or stream.
Relating to the use of certain weapons in or on the bed or bank of a navigable river or stream in certain counties.
Relating to the effect of nuisance actions, other actions, and governmental requirements on certain agricultural operations.
Relating to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals with jurisdiction over certain civil cases, the compensation of the justices of that court, and the jurisdiction of the courts of appeals in this state.
Relating to certain Title IV-D cases and other cases with respect to child support or Title IV-D agency services and to practices and procedures for the operation of the Title IV-D agency.
Relating to the disposition of money from certain attorney accounts delivered to the comptroller as unclaimed property.
Relating to the temporary regulation of the practice of veterinary medicine by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
Relating to an animal share exemption for certain meat and meat food products; providing a civil penalty.
Relating to costs associated with the destruction of certain deer.
Relating to the use of unmanned aircraft by the Texas military forces.
Relating to the law enforcement authority of federal border patrol agents.
Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records.
Relating to a grant program to compensate landowners for property damage caused by certain criminal activities.
Relating to notice of water and wastewater requirements for the foreclosure sale of residential properties by certain political subdivisions.
Relating to the compensation of members of the seawall commission in Matagorda County.
Relating to the prohibition on posting on the Internet information held by an appraisal district regarding certain residential property.
Relating to county and municipal housing authority pet policies.
Relating to the eligibility of a person employed by a school district as a teacher to serve on the appraisal review board of an appraisal district.
Relating to the authority of certain counties to cancel platted subdivisions that have remained undeveloped.
Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance.
Relating to eligibility to serve as a member of the board of directors of the West Central Texas Municipal Water District.
Relating to the powers of the Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 110; providing authority to impose a fee and impose fines and penalties.
Relating to the transfer of the ownership rights of the City of Nacogdoches in the Central Heights Water System to the Angelina and Neches River Authority.
Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of an elderly person who qualified for a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a taxing unit of a portion of the appraised value of the deceased person's residence homestead to continue to receive an exemption for the same property from the same taxing unit in an amount equal to that of the exemption for which the deceased person qualified without applying for the exemption.
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property held or used for the production of income by related business entities.
Relating to the electronic payment of ad valorem taxes; authorizing a fee.
Relating to a requirement that each appraisal district periodically confirm that recipients of residence homestead exemptions qualify for those exemptions.
Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to sell certain seized or foreclosed property to an owner of an abutting property without conducting a public sale.
Relating to the appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations through binding arbitration.
Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for members of the military who served in Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
Relating to the designation of a portion of United States Highway 59 in Harris County as the Deputy Sheriff Darren Almendarez Memorial Highway.
Relating to the designation of the portion of U.S. Highway 84 in Joaquin as the Lt. General O.R. "Cotton" Whiddon Memorial Highway.
Relating to certain contracts regarding airports and associated air navigation facilities operated by or on behalf of a local government.
Relating to the notice and compensation a municipality must provide before revoking the right to use property for a use that was allowed before the adoption of or change to a zoning regulation or boundary.
Relating to late applications for the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land following the death of the owner of the land.
Relating to notice requirements for certain municipal fees and the process to adopt a municipal budget that includes the use of revenue from those fees.
Relating to the location of a bank eligible to be selected as a depository or subdepository of county public money, including money held by a county or district clerk.