REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS
April 24, 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 to prohibit a court from issuing an opinion without disclosing the judges who authored the opinion.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the technical institution infrastructure fund and the available workforce education fund to support the capital needs of career and technical education programs offered by the Texas State Technical College System.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the Texas power resiliency fund to finance backup power sources.
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS
Authorizing the State Preservation Board to approve the construction of a replica of the National Life Monument at the State Capitol Complex.
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.
Relating to the use of certain weapons in or on the bed or bank of a navigable river or stream.
Relating to an exemption from jury service for the spouse of an officer or employee in the legislative branch of government.
Relating to the jurisdiction of the supreme court and the court of criminal appeals.
Relating to the appointment, duties, and removal of the state prosecuting attorney.
Relating to restricting research on potentially pandemic pathogens in this state; creating a civil penalty.
Relating to the appointment of a guardian ad litem in certain suits filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Relating to a cause of action for the bad faith washout of an overriding royalty interest in an oil and gas lease.
Relating to the creation of a task force to develop a plan for the consolidation of the functions of workforce development programs administered by the Texas Workforce Commission and social services programs administered by the Health and Human Services Commission.
Relating to nominations by primary election by certain political parties.
Relating to entities that provide video services.
Relating to the delegation of certain authority of a county judge or commissioners court in certain counties.
Relating to the procedure for selecting a provider of professional services by certain water districts.
Relating to the election date for the authorization of the issuance of bonds or a tax increase.
Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to order a new election in certain counties.
Relating to the suspension of a county elections administrator.
Relating to the removal of restrictions on funding and payment of costs for certain full-time online educational programs; authorizing a fee.
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Competency-Based Education Grant Program for certain students enrolled in competency-based baccalaureate degree programs and to formula funding and dropped and repeated course restrictions for students enrolled in those degree programs at public institutions of higher education.
Relating to the release of a reversionary interest in certain real property by the Health and Human Services Commission.
Relating to parental rights regarding a threat assessment of a student conducted by a public school's threat assessment and safe and supportive school team.
Relating to repayment of certain mental health professional education loans.
Relating to the Texas First Early High School Completion Program and the Texas First Scholarship Program.
Relating to the creation of a witness protection unit within the Department of Public Safety.
Relating to parkland dedication for multifamily, hotel, and motel property development by certain municipalities; authorizing a fee.
Relating to dynamic message signs used in certain statewide alert systems.
Relating to the provision of and professional liability insurance coverage for gender transitioning or gender reassignment medical procedures and treatments for certain children.
Relating to certain proceedings in juvenile court for children with mental illness and intellectual disabilities.
Relating to the purchase of or acquisition of title to real property by certain aliens or foreign entities.
Relating to the regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems, including requiring a license for on-site sewage disposal system pumping technicians.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of dog and cat breeders; expanding the applicability of an occupational license.
Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality for the public purpose of economic development.
Relating to the impoundment of a vehicle used in the commission of the offense of racing on a highway.
Relating to the dissolution of the McMullen County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
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.
Relating to certain indefinite quantity contracts entered into by the General Land Office in the event of a natural disaster.
Relating to the right of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district, the appraisal district, or the appraisal review board of the appraisal district to bring certain claims in an appeal of an order of the appraisal review board.
Relating to the definition of current debt service for the purpose of calculating the current debt rate of a taxing unit for ad valorem tax purposes.
Relating to the disposition of burial spaces and abandoned plots in certain cemeteries in the possession and control of a municipality.
Relating to the effectiveness of state-funded homelessness programs at helping beneficiaries advance toward self-sufficiency.
Relating to instructional material and technology, the adoption of essential knowledge and skills for certain public school foundation curriculum subjects, and creating allotments for the procurement of certain instructional materials under the Foundation School Program; authorizing a fee.
Relating to allowing public schools to employ or accept as volunteers chaplains to perform the duties of school counselors.
Relating to firefighters enrolled in fire science courses.
Relating to recording the status of certain home studies performed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Relating to failure to report assault, neglect, or omission of care in certain group homes; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to adult high school charter school programs.
Relating to civil liability for, governmental health plan coverage of, and public funding for gender modification procedures and treatments.
Relating to the disclosure of certain prescription drug information by a health benefit plan.
Relating to criminal history record information checks for applicants for employment and employees of group homes; creating a criminal offense.
Relating to preventative health care and public health, including prohibited immunization and face-covering requirements and private business or school closures.
Relating to repairs made pursuant to a tenant's notice of intent to repair and the refund of a tenant's security deposit.
Relating to the prosecution of certain criminal conduct involving a reckless driving exhibition or racing on a highway and to the forfeiture of contraband as a result of a reckless driving exhibition or racing on a highway.
Relating to discontinuing group self-insurance coverage and dissolving the Texas self-insurance group guaranty fund and trust fund under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.
Relating to the confidentiality of fraud detection and deterrence and counterterrorism information under the public information law.
Relating to the regulation of state trust companies.
Relating to the hearings officer of the Texas Department of Banking.
Relating to the regulation of state banks.
Relating to certain notifications related to the rights of crime victims.
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.
Relating to the creation of a work group to study the benefits of coal-to-nuclear electric generating facility conversion.
Relating to permit fees for groundwater wells imposed by the Southeast Texas Groundwater Conservation District.
Relating to the process for initiating, transferring, or terminating water or sewer service.
Relating to the San Jacinto River Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; specifying grounds for the removal of a member of the board of directors.
Relating to studies or surveys on children's sexual behavior conducted at or by a public primary or secondary school or by a public or private institution of higher education or another person; creating criminal offenses; imposing civil penalties.
Relating to authorizing certain cities to change the date on which their general election for officers is held.
Relating to licensure and training requirements for school marshals.
Relating to licensure and training requirements for school marshals.
Relating to a training program for persons investigating suspected child abuse or neglect.
Relating to health benefit coverage for hearing aids for children and adults.
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Health Insurance Mandate Advisory Collaborative; authorizing a fee.
Relating to the correction of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for providing water or sewer utility service.
Relating to the eligibility of certain political subdivisions to receive certain financial assistance administered by the Texas Water Development Board.
Relating to the Lavaca-Navidad River Authority, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission; altering terms of the board of directors; specifying grounds for the removal of a member of the board of directors.
Relating to requests to a municipality for production or certification of a record in certain civil actions; authorizing a fee.
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.
Relating to the purchase and sale of vintage distilled spirits by the holder of a package store permit or local distributor's permit.
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.
Relating to discounts provided by package store and wine only package store permit holders on the purchase of alcoholic beverages.
Relating to online notarizations.
Relating to authorizing secondary wine sales; requiring a registration; authorizing an administrative penalty; authorizing a fee and a tax.
Relating to the qualifications of experts in certain health care liability claims.
Relating to the venue for the prosecution of an election offense.
Relating to enforcement of the regulation of social media platforms.
Relating to the permitting of renewable energy generation facilities by the Public Utility Commission of Texas; authorizing fees.
Relating to the advertising of certain used motor vehicles.
Relating to resources used to ensure the continuous provision of power.
Relating to purchased power costs incurred by electric utilities.
Relating to the use of customer-sited distributed generation facilities owned by certain non-ERCOT electric utilities.
Relating to a study regarding available beds at inpatient mental health facilities providing acute psychiatric treatment.
Relating to the disclosure of certain medical information by electronic means.
Relating to a pilot program to increase the financial independence of foster youth who are transitioning to independent living.
Relating to oversight by the comptroller of financial institution divestments from certain industries.
Relating to a uniform coordination of benefits questionnaire for health benefit plans.
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of juveniles who commit certain felony offenses while committed to the custody of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and the waiver of jurisdiction and discretionary transfer of a child from a juvenile court to a criminal court; changing eligibility for community supervision.
Relating to a defense to prosecution for certain assaultive offenses involving the use or exhibition of a less-lethal projectile device by a peace officer.
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.
Relating to enhancing the criminal penalty for the offense of intoxication manslaughter in certain circumstances.
Relating to taking a blood specimen from the body of a deceased person during an inquest.
Relating to the procedures for an application for a writ of habeas corpus and the issuance of the writ.
Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of certain hospital personnel.
Relating to the resilience of the electric grid and certain municipalities.
Relating to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of willed body programs to the Texas Funeral Service Commission, the regulation of willed body programs, non-transplant anatomical donation organizations, and anatomical facilities, and the creation of the State Anatomical Advisory Committee; requiring registration; authorizing fees; authorizing an administrative penalty.
Relating to the voter-approval tax rate used to calculate the unused increment rate of a taxing unit for ad valorem tax purposes.
Relating to the issuance of certain anticipation notes and certificates of obligation.
Relating to the calculation of the unused increment rate of a taxing unit.
Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue debt to purchase or lease tangible personal property.
Relating to disannexation of certain areas that do not receive full municipal services.
Relating to the investigation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of certain complaints.
Relating to the cosmetology licensure compact.
Relating to publication of notices by a governmental entity on the Internet websites of a newspaper and the Texas Press Association.
Relating to the regulation of consumer credit transactions and the regulatory authority of the consumer credit commissioner; changing a fee.
Relating to compensatory time off for certain state employees.
Relating to the regulation of motor fuel metering devices and motor fuel quality.
Relating to access to certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices used in clinical trials by patients with severe chronic diseases.
Relating to evidence and orders regarding intellectual disability or mental condition in certain guardianship proceedings.
Relating to the establishment of a family protection representation program within the Texas Indigent Defense Commission.
Relating to the procedures for closing a polling place.
Relating to a study on the adverse reactions and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines.
Relating to building height restrictions in certain municipalities.
Relating to the regulation of platting and subdivisions of land by a municipality or county.
Relating to facilities and construction machinery used to respond to power outages.
Relating to the collection and disclosure of certain public information.
Relating to the reestablishment of the committee to study the formation of a Texas Bicentennial Commission.
Relating to notice to property owners regarding certain stationary LP-gas installations.
Relating to the renewal and review of standard permits for certain concrete plants.
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.
Relating to the authority of a natural gas local distribution company to offer energy conservation programs.
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of smuggling of persons.
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 identification of and sanctions against certain foreign actors.
Relating to the powers of the Texas Historical Commission over historic sites in this state.
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities.
Relating to providing notice to a state representative and senator of certain administrative actions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Relating to the eligibility of certain events for funding under the Major Events Reimbursement Program.
Relating to procedures for the emergency detention of certain persons with mental illness.
Relating to a pilot program for the safe disposal of prescription drugs, including controlled substance prescription drugs.
Relating to the granting of privileges to and the authority of podiatrists at hospitals.
Relating to a grant program for school-based health care initiatives established to serve certain underserved students.
Relating to programs established and operated by federally qualified health centers to provide primary care access to certain employees.
Relating to information maintained by certain municipally owned utilities that provide electricity services and cable, Internet, or broadband services.
Relating to prohibitions in connection with ticket sales on an Internet website; providing a civil penalty.
Relating to investments in certain companies doing business in the Russian Federation.
Relating to the accreditation of certain postsecondary educational institutions in this state or of certain programs offered by those institutions.
Relating to the minimum number of instructional days provided by public schools.
Relating to the requirements for the early college education program and the transfer of course credit among public institutions of higher education.
Relating to authorization and reimbursement for certain examination fee subsidies paid for public school teachers and students.
Relating to student buildings fees at The University of Texas at Dallas.
Relating to requiring certain institutions of higher education to enter into an agreement to offer undergraduate courses in Texas History.
Relating to limitations on the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions.
Relating to requiring the establishment of policy frameworks for research security at public institutions of higher education.
Relating to measures to support public secondary and postsecondary American history and civics education, including the satisfaction of curriculum requirements in American History at institutions of higher education and the establishment of the American History and Civics Project.
Relating to the required posting of signs regarding human trafficking penalties by certain schools.
Relating to grant programs established to support nursing education and training.
Relating to the accreditation of public institutions of higher education.
Relating to prohibiting certain academic boycotts of foreign countries by public institutions of higher education.
Relating to fetal development instruction included as part of the public school health curriculum in certain grade levels.
Relating to enrolling a public school student in a virtual education program as an alternative to expulsion.
Relating to the continuation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the El Paso County Hospital District.
Relating to the authority of the Harris County Hospital District to employ and commission peace officers.
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.
Relating to the creation of the Liberty County Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Relating to regulation of accessory dwelling units by political subdivisions.
Relating to the disclosure of information in department files of fire fighters or police officers and civilian oversight boards in certain municipalities.
Relating to the eminent domain authority of the Crosby Municipal Utility District.
Relating to the creation of the Liberty County Municipal Utility District No. 12; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
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.
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.
Relating to the form of an appraisal review board order determining a protest.
Relating to conditions imposed on an emergency services district that includes territory in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities.
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.
Relating to the continuation of a health care provider participation program by a certain hospital district.
Relating to hearing and public notice requirements regarding the conversion by a municipality of certain properties to house homeless individuals.
Relating to rates established by municipalities for water or sewer service for certain entities.
Relating to release of an area from a municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction by petition or election.
Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools.
Relating to creating a temporary educator certification for certain military service members and first responders.
Relating to academic distinction designations under the public school accountability system and the career and technology allotment under the Foundation School Program.
Relating to the directors and administration of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3; creating a criminal offense.
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.
Relating to bond requirements for certain judges.
Relating to special appointments in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
Relating to the notice and petition for the creation of a municipal utility district in certain counties.
Relating to guardianships for persons who are incapacitated; changing a fee.
Relating to continuation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Bexar County Hospital District.
Relating to restrictions on covenants not to compete for physicians and certain other health care practitioners.
Relating to the appointment of the Department of Family and Protective Services and a child's parent or legal guardian as joint managing conservators for the child.
Relating to civil and administrative penalties assessed for violations of statutes or rules governing chemical dependency treatment facilities.
Relating to the application review process for certain delayed birth certificates.
Relating to training for employees and operators of certain child-care facilities.
Relating to itemized billing for health care services and supplies provided by health care providers.
Relating to property owners' associations, including condominium owners' associations.
Relating to requiring an opt-out policy for accelerated mathematics courses for certain students.
Relating to local school health advisory councils and human sexuality instruction provided by public schools.
Relating to dropout recovery education programs.
Relating to accelerated instruction provided to public school students who fail to achieve satisfactory performance on certain assessment instruments.
Relating to special education in public schools, including the special education allotment under the Foundation School Program, an education savings account program for certain children with disabilities, and a grant program to reimburse public schools for the cost of certain employer contributions for retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas employed to teach special education.
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property used to operate a child-care facility.
Relating to the creation of the Martindale Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Caldwell County, Texas; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Relating to the dissemination of patient information through a telemedicine, telehealth, or teledentistry service.
Relating to the composition of the radiation advisory board.
Relating to the rights of a parent or guardian with a child in a child-care facility.
Relating to regulation of food service establishments, retail food stores, mobile food units, roadside food vendors, temporary food service establishments, and food managers.
Relating to the verification of health care practitioner continuing education compliance through the establishment of continuing education tracking systems.
Relating to authorizing a day-care center to employ an interim director.
Relating to information requested from the Texas Medical Board by a member, committee, or agency of the legislature.
Relating to requiring the consideration of standardized test scores as a factor in nonautomatic admissions decisions at certain public institutions of higher education.
Relating to the regulation of hearing aids and the practices of audiology and the fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments.
Relating to certain placements for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Relating to a cause of action for the bad faith washout of an overriding royalty interest in an oil and gas lease.