REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS
May 27, 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 authorizing a statewide referendum allowing voters to indicate a preference for observing year-round standard time or daylight saving time and authorizing the legislature to enact legislation that gives effect to the preferred option.
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS
Declaring an invasion of the State of Texas by transnational cartel terrorists, urging the governor to accelerate the construction of a wall along the Southern Border, and urging Congress to deploy military forces to combat transnational cartels.
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 delegation of certain authority of a county judge or commissioners court in certain counties.
Relating to the election date for the authorization of the issuance of bonds or a tax increase.
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 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 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 the regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems, including requiring a license for on-site sewage disposal system pumping technicians.
Relating to the impoundment of a vehicle used in the commission of the offense of racing on a highway.
Relating to certain indefinite quantity contracts entered into by the General Land Office in the event of a natural disaster.
Relating to the disposition of burial spaces and abandoned plots in certain cemeteries in the possession and control of a municipality.
Relating to firefighters enrolled in fire science courses.
Relating to health benefit coverage for hearing aids for children and adults.
Relating to discounts provided by package store and wine only package store permit holders on the purchase of alcoholic beverages.
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 the powers of the Texas Historical Commission over historic sites in this state.
Relating to student buildings fees at The University of Texas at Dallas.
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 accelerated instruction provided to public school students who fail to achieve satisfactory performance on certain assessment instruments.
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 disclosure of customer information by government-operated utilities.
Relating to the use of state money for the Urban Farm Microenterprise Support Program.
Relating to allowing school districts to make available certain school safety training courses to employees of certain private schools, child-care facilities, or organizations providing out-of-school-time care.
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 236; 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 Springs Hill Special Utility District; authorizing a fee; granting the power of eminent domain.
Relating to food system security and resiliency planning.
Relating to certain contracts for the sale, transportation, or gathering of natural gas.
Relating to requiring state contractors, political subdivisions of this state, and private employers to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.
Relating to eligibility requirements under the owner-builder loan program.
Relating to providing prevocational or similar services under certain Medicaid waiver programs.
Relating to the exercise of eminent domain authority by the Texas Facilities Commission to build a wall along this state's international border.
Relating to the powers, authorities, duties, and responsibilities of certain conservation and reclamation districts.
Relating to the authority of the Roman Forest Public Utility District No. 4 for road projects; providing authority to issue bonds.
Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities and physicians to temporarily detain a person with mental illness.
Relating to required labeling of food containing mRNA vaccine material.
Relating to the eligibility for and access to certain Medicaid waiver programs, including the medically dependent children (MDCP) and the Texas home living (TxHmL) waiver programs.
Relating to the administration of certain functions relating to state employee leave.
Relating to the procedures for transferring certain cases and proceedings between courts.
Relating to the major events reimbursement program, including event funding eligibility, site selection organizations, and single event and single year classifications.
Relating to an appraisal process for disputed losses under personal automobile or residential property insurance policies.
Relating to the composition of the Sexual Assault Survivors' Task Force and to compensation for task force members and certain other task force participants.
Relating to certain void marriages.
Relating to a convicted felon serving as executor of a decedent's estate in certain circumstances.
Relating to the applicability of premium and maintenance taxes to the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
Relating to adding a designation on a person's driver's license or commercial driver's license indicating that the person is licensed to carry a handgun.
Relating to the right of a purchaser to terminate a contract of purchase and sale of real property for failure to provide notice that the property is located in a public improvement district.
Relating to crime victims' compensation.
Relating to procedural requirements for uranium mining production area authorizations.
Relating to gas utility alternative gas expenses and infrastructure investments.
Relating to measures to prevent and respond to opioid-related drug overdoses, including policies and training regarding the use of opioid antagonists, at student residences on campuses of public institutions of higher education; providing immunity.
Relating to solicitation of patients and other prohibited marketing practices and the establishment of the task force on patient solicitation; increasing criminal penalties.
Relating to a strategic plan for improving maternal health, including the consolidation and repeal of certain planning and reporting requirements.
Relating to required training and continuing education requirements for persons who provide medical care or other support to survivors of sexual assault.
Relating to the permitting of medical waste facilities by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Relating to the collection and confidentiality of information regarding firearms and ammunition in agency foster homes; creating a civil penalty.
Relating to the Texas Medical Disclosure Panel.
Relating to the omission of a deceased candidate from the ballot in certain elections.
Relating to the date of runoff elections.
Relating to the regulation of combative sports by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and to immunity for ringside physicians assigned to combative sports events.
Relating to the contents of the personal financial statement filed by public officers and candidates.
Relating to residency requirements for driver's licenses and personal identification certificates.
Relating to the titling and registration of motor vehicles by motor vehicle dealers.
Relating to the design and issuance of specialty license plates to honor members of the military and for recipients of certain military awards.
Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities; changing the amount of a civil penalty.
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority and grant amounts under the young farmer grant program administered by the authority.
Relating to the cleaning of a structure used to grow oysters for cultivated oyster mariculture.
Relating to a study by the Texas A&M Forest Service of the potential effects of wildfires in this state.
Relating to an alert system for dangerous plant and wildlife pests and diseases administered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.
Relating to a study of the financing of regional facilities that convert groundwater to surface water.
Relating to the eligibility requirements for grants under programs of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Relating to the boundaries of the single-member districts for and vacancies on the board of directors of the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District.
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use hotel occupancy tax revenue for certain venue projects.
Relating to the examination of appraisal services for an appraisal management company.
Relating to policies and procedures regarding children placed by the Department of Family and Protective Services in a residential treatment center or program.
Relating to the procedure by which a regional water planning group is required to make the regional water plan prepared by the group available for public inspection.
Relating to the placement of electric vehicle charging equipment on state property.
Relating to the period for which a person is required to register as a sex offender based on the offense of compelling prostitution.
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of fraudulent use or possession of credit card or debit card information.
Relating to the confidentiality of identifying information of victims of certain offenses.
Relating to access to criminal history record information by county offices providing pretrial release services.
Relating to creating a criminal offense for interfering with a motor fuel metering device or motor fuel unattended payment terminal and the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving that conduct.
Relating to the reimbursement of expenses to certain counsel appointed to represent a defendant in a criminal proceeding.
Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files after certain controlled substance offense charges are dismissed.
Relating to the financial crimes intelligence center.
Relating to a request for admission to a specialty inpatient stabilization treatment program by the Department of Family and Protective Services of certain minors in the managing conservatorship of the department.
Relating to combating human trafficking by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
Relating to redesignation of certain provisions describing court orders eligible for an interlocutory appeal and a stay of proceedings pending certain interlocutory appeals.
Relating to the creation of the Texas technology and innovation program.
Relating to the creation of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 49; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Relating to the name, powers, and duties of the 3 B&J Municipal Utility District.
Relating to the creation of the Jarrell Estates 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 Honey Creek Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees.
Relating to the eligibility of certain retired firefighters, police officers, and emergency medical services providers to purchase continued health benefits coverage.
Relating to the adoption and amendment of an annual budget by certain emergency services districts.
Relating to surcharges imposed for the use of a credit card.
Relating to the payment of employment compensation by certain state agencies.
Relating to the compensation of a distributed renewable generation owner in certain areas outside of ERCOT.
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 the enrollment period for newborns under certain employer health benefit plans.
Relating to health benefit plan coverage of telemedicine, teledentistry, and telehealth appointments with an originating site or distant site located outside this state.
Relating to certain practices of a health maintenance organization or insurer to encourage the use of certain physicians and health care providers.
Relating to the control of white-tailed deer in certain areas by lethal means.
Relating to the use of water withdrawn from the Edwards Aquifer.
Relating to the authority to cancel certain elections on a measure.
Relating to inspections and examinations by the Railroad Commission of Texas of certain sites and facilities conducted using unmanned aircraft.
Relating to a study on the potential for utilization of the uranium deposits in this state.
Relating to prohibiting a registered sex offender in certain circumstances from going within a certain distance of the residence of the victim of the offense for which the offender is subject to registration.
Relating to the provision of counseling services by certain providers under Medicaid and reimbursement for those services.
Relating to the assignment of certain retired and former justices and judges.
Relating to a grant program to fund the provision by children's hospitals of mental and behavioral health services to children in this state.
Relating to the reporting of child abuse or neglect.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of physician graduates and the authority of an insured to select a physician graduate under the insured's health insurance policy; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees.
Relating to judicial review of certain local laws applicable to state license holders.
Relating to payments associated with certain medical examinations under the workers' compensation system; imposing a fee.
Relating to notice requirements for a leased dwelling located in a floodplain.
Relating to the creation of the Denton County Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
Relating to the adoption and use of certain performance indicators to measure and evaluate career school or college programs.
Relating to approval of certain land development applications by a municipality or county.
Relating to an appraisal process for disputed losses under personal automobile or residential property insurance policies.
Relating to the adoption of uniform rules for hours of work for certain county employees.
Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to study suicide prevention and peer support programs in fire departments in this state.
Relating to conducting certain medical examinations using telemedicine under the workers' compensation system.
Relating to the organization and operation of the legislative branch of state government.
Relating to authorizing the sale by the State of Texas of certain real property located in Austin, Texas.
Relating to access to certain cemeteries.
Relating to the funding mechanism for the regulation of workers' compensation and workers' compensation insurance; authorizing surcharges.
Relating to the evaluation of applications for certain financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Relating to the course levels offered at Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College.
Relating to including an understanding of certain political ideologies in the foundation curriculum in public schools.
Relating to the reliability of the electricity supply chain.
Relating to the implementation of a statewide homeless data sharing network to share real time data on homelessness.
Relating to municipal regulation of the removal of an Ashe juniper tree.
Relating to the authority of the board of directors of a tax increment financing reinvestment zone to use money in the tax increment fund established for the zone to compensate certain homeowners for the increase in taxes associated with the zone.
Relating to the award of compensatory damages caused by certain delays under governmental construction contracts.
Relating to the expiration and extension of certain provisions relating to engaging outside council for Federal Energy Regulatory Commission matters.
Relating to the regulation of private passenger vehicle rental companies.
Relating to the enforcement of an order to pay child support by contempt.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of genetic counselors; requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee.