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H 150 - Bell
Exemption From Ad Valorem Taxation
04/26/2017 - From HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS: Reported favorably.
Relates to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead.
H 1646 - Lozano
Assumed Name Certificate
04/27/2017 - Passed HOUSE. *****To SENATE.
Relates to the waiver of certain fees for an assumed name certificate or a statement of abandonment of use of an assumed name filed by a military veteran.
H 1790 - Pickett
Revoked Disabled Parking Placards
04/27/2017 - Passed HOUSE. *****To SENATE.
Relates to revoked disabled parking placards.
H 1976 - Sheffield J
Study of a Patient Reported Outcomes Registry
04/27/2017 - Committee report sent to calendars.
Relates to a study of the use of a patient-reported outcomes registry in conjunction with health coverage for certain governmental employees.
H 2002 - Lozano
Location of the Irma Rangel College of Pharmacy
04/27/2017 - Committee report printed and distributed.
Relates to the location of the Irma Rangel College of Pharmacy.
H 2107 - Lucio E
Authorizing Medical Cannabis
04/28/2017 - Scheduled for public hearing 5/02/2017.
Relates to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizes fees.
H 2119 - Kacal
Workers Compensation Death Benefit Eligibility
04/24/2017 - Reconsidered by HOUSE.
Relates to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty.
H 233 - Rodriguez E
Humane Disposition Disclosure
04/27/2017 - From HOUSE Committee on GOVERNMENT TRANSPARENCY AND OPERATION: Reported favorably.
Relates to the exception of certain information related to the humane disposition by a municipality or county of an animal from required disclosure under the public information law.
H 2360 - Bonnen G
Amounts Charged to an Enrollee in a Health Benefit Plan
04/26/2017 - From HOUSE Committee on INSURANCE: Reported favorably with substitute.
Relates to amounts charged to an enrollee in a health benefit plan for prescription drugs covered by the plan.
H 2373 - Miller R
Period for Filing a Claim for Reimbursement
04/27/2017 - Considered in calendars.
Relates to the period for filing a claim for reimbursement for certain ancillary services under the Medicaid program.
H 2403 - Thierry
Study Concerning Maternal Mortality and Morbidity
04/28/2017 - Scheduled for public hearing 5/02/2017.
Relates to a study concerning maternal mortality and morbidity in the state's African American population.
H 249 - Hernandez
Abuse and Neglect of a Child in Certain Facilities
04/27/2017 - Amended on HOUSE floor.
Relates to investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation conducted by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
H 2571 - Gutierrez
Establishment of a Research and Clinical Care Center
04/27/2017 - Passed HOUSE. *****To SENATE.
Relates to establishment of a research and clinical care center at the University of Texas Health Science Center for combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder and related conditions.
H 2590 - Raymond
Amelioration and Informal Dispute Resolution Processes
04/27/2017 - Passed HOUSE. *****To SENATE.
Relates to the amelioration and informal dispute resolution processes for providers participating in certain Medicaid waiver programs.
H 2698 - Neave
Day Designation
04/27/2017 - Passed HOUSE. *****To SENATE.
Relates to designating June 12 as Women Veterans Day.
H 2752 - Raymond
Speech Language Pathologists as Providers
04/27/2017 - Committee report sent to calendars.
Relates to the participation of speech-language pathologists as providers under the Medicaid program.
H 2836 - Thierry
Veterans Housing Financial Assistance Program
04/27/2017 - From HOUSE Committee on DEFENSE & VETERANS' AFFAIRS: Reported favorably.
Relates to a study and report on the establishment and implementation of a program that provides financial assistance to property owners who offer housing to veterans at risk of homelessness.
H 2858 - Burns
Human Trafficking Signs At Abortion Facilities
04/27/2017 - From HOUSE Committee on STATE AFFAIRS: Reported favorably with substitute.
Relates to human trafficking signs at abortion facilities and offenses associated with human trafficking and coerced abortion; increases criminal penalties.
H 2882 - Oliverson
Modification of Prescription Drug Benefits and Coverage
04/28/2017 - Scheduled for public hearing 5/02/2017.
Relates to modification of certain prescription drug benefits and coverage offered by certain health benefit plans.
H 2891 - Smithee
Medical Authorization Requirement
04/27/2017 - Passed HOUSE. *****To SENATE.
Relates to the medical authorization required to release protected health information in a health care liability claim.
H 2911 - Lucio E
Reemployment Program for Veterans who Commit Offenses
04/28/2017 - Scheduled for public hearing 5/01/2017.
Relates to a reemployment program as a condition of community supervision for certain veterans who commit a misdemeanor offense; authorizes a fee.
H 2992 - Neave
Assistance Animals Used by Persons with Disabilities
04/27/2017 - Committee report printed and distributed.
Relates to assistance animals used by persons with disabilities and to the prosecution of the offense of misrepresenting an animal as an assistance animal.
H 2995 - Ashby
Creation and Operation of Health Care Provider Programs
04/27/2017 - Passed HOUSE. *****To SENATE.
Relates to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties; provides that a county health care provider participation program authorizes a county to collect a mandatory payment from each institutional health care provider in the county to be deposited in a local provider participation fund; establishes reporting requirements for the program.
H 3002 - Miller R
Exemption From Ad Valorem Taxation
04/26/2017 - Left pending in committee.
Relates to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran.
H 3069 - White
Administration of Veteran's Treatment Court Program
04/27/2017 - From HOUSE Committee on JUDICIARY & CIVIL JURISPRUDENCE: Reported favorably with substitute.
Relates to the administration of and eligibility for participation in a veterans treatment court program and the issuance of orders of nondisclosure for certain participants who successfully complete that program.
H 3189 - Bonnen D
Prescription Drug Substance Abuse Treatment
04/27/2017 - Committee report sent to calendars.
Relates to the reporting of and access to information related to court-ordered prescription drug substance abuse treatment; provides a criminal penalty.
H 3295 - Klick
Delivery of Developmental Disability Medicaid Services
04/28/2017 - Placed on General State Calendar 05/03/2017.
Relates to the delivery of certain Medicaid services to persons with an intellectual or developmental disability.
H 3358 - Cosper
Expedited Licensing Procedures for Nurses
04/27/2017 - Passed HOUSE. *****To SENATE.
Relates to expedited licensing procedures for certain nurses who are military spouses.
H 3391 - Geren
Creation of a Specialty Court for Certain Public Safety
04/27/2017 - From HOUSE Committee on JUDICIARY & CIVIL JURISPRUDENCE: Reported favorably.
Relates to the creation of a specialty court for certain public safety employees who commit a criminal offense; imposes fees for participation and testing, counseling, and treatment.
H 3398 - Darby
Creation and Operations of Health Care Provider
04/27/2017 - Passed HOUSE. *****To SENATE.
Relates to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties to collect mandatory payments from each institutional health care provider located in the county for deposit in a fund established by the county to fund certain intergovernmental transfers and indigent care programs.
H 3457 - Davis Y
Establishment of a Pilot Program
04/28/2017 - Scheduled for public hearing 5/02/2017.
Relates to the establishment of a pilot program to provide services to certain persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program.
H 3523 - Gervin-Hawkins
Health Benefit Plan Coverage for Hair Prostheses
04/28/2017 - Scheduled for public hearing 5/02/2017.
Relates to health benefit plan coverage for hair prostheses.
H 3560 - Oliverson
Coverage for Obesity Under Group Health Benefit Plans
04/28/2017 - Scheduled for public hearing 5/02/2017.
Relates to required coverage for obesity under group health benefit plans.
H 3633 - Price
Reporting Requirements for Medical Assistance Programs
04/28/2017 - Scheduled for public hearing 5/02/2017.
Relates to cost reporting requirements for certain facilities and providers participating in medical assistance programs.
H 3675 - Paddie
Provision of Eye Health Care by Professionals
04/28/2017 - Placed on General State Calendar 05/02/2017.
Relates to the provision of eye health care by certain professionals and institutions as providers in the Medicaid managed care program.
H 3934 - Bell
Long Term Care Continuing Education Requirements
04/26/2017 - Committee report sent to local and consent calendar.
Relates to training and continuing education requirements for certain long-term care facilities.
H 4011 - Burrows
Prohibited Reporting of Debt Incurred for Medical Care
04/27/2017 - Committee report sent to calendars.
Relates to prohibited reporting of information regarding debt incurred for nonemergency medical care.
H 4204 - Walle
Discount Programs Provided by Toll Project Entities
04/27/2017 - From HOUSE Committee on DEFENSE & VETERANS' AFFAIRS: Reported favorably.
Relates to discount programs provided by toll project entities for surviving spouses of disabled veterans.
H 4321 - Schofield
Local Legislation
04/27/2017 - Left pending in committee.
Relates to the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 25; provides authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.
H 513 - Davis S
Reappraisal for Ad Valorem Tax Purposes of Property
04/27/2017 - Passed HOUSE. *****To SENATE.
Relates to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster.
H 657 - Bernal
Procedures for Students Enrolled in Special Education
04/27/2017 - Passed HOUSE. *****To SENATE.
Relates to procedures for a student enrolled in a special education program who fails to perform satisfactorily on certain assessment instruments.
H 995 - Wray
Form and Revocation of Medical Powers of Attorney
04/27/2017 - From HOUSE Committee on JUDICIARY & CIVIL JURISPRUDENCE: Reported favorably with substitute.
Relates to the form and revocation of medical powers of attorney.
HB 1 - Rep. John Zerwas (REP-TX)
General Appropriations Bill.
03/30/2017 - Meeting cancelled
HB 11 - Rep. Four Price (REP-TX)
Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students.
05/10/2017 - Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1110 - Rep. Ed Thompson (REP-TX)
Relating to increasing the punishment for assault committed against certain sports participants.
05/10/2017 - Placed on General State Calendar
HB 12 - Rep. Four Price (REP-TX)
Relating to individuals who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and who are or have been involved with the court system.
05/08/2017 - Referred to State Affairs
HB 1376 - Rep. Sarah Davis (REP-TX)
Relating to a study on the state certification of music therapists.
02/28/2017 - Referred to Public Health
HB 1526 - Rep. Phil King (REP-TX)
Relating to the provision of certain state benefits to certain peace officers and certain active and retired employees of community supervision and corrections departments.
06/01/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1537 - Rep. Jessica Farrar (DEM-TX)
Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
04/17/2017 - Left pending in committee
HB 1564 - Rep. Rick Miller (REP-TX)
Relating to the authority of an elderly or disabled person to defer or abate the collection of ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead if the homestead is subject to a mortgage.
03/09/2017 - Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1579 - Rep. Donna Howard (DEM-TX)
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for condoms.
03/09/2017 - Referred to Ways & Means
HB 167 - Rep. Tomas Uresti (DEM-TX)
Relating to the imposition of consecutive sentences for more than one criminal offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual arising out of the same criminal episode.
07/20/2017 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1679 - Rep. Mike Schofield (REP-TX)
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the appraised value of a residence homestead, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the ...
03/06/2017 - Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1766 - Rep. Carol Alvarado (DEM-TX)
Relating to involuntary termination of parental rights based on sexual assault of the child's other parent and the child support obligations of the parent whose rights were terminated.
05/06/2017 - Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1808 - Rep. Morgan Meyer (REP-TX)
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; creating a criminal offense.
06/15/2017 - See remarks for effective date
HB 1812 - Rep. Tony Dale (REP-TX)
Relating to involuntary termination of parental rights based on sexual assault of the child's other parent.
03/09/2017 - Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 182 - Rep. Tomas Uresti (DEM-TX)
Relating to the punishment and community supervision for certain offenses committed against a child, an elderly individual, or a disabled individual; increasing a criminal penalty.
07/20/2017 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1886 - Rep. Rick Miller (REP-TX)
Relating to dyslexia screening and testing in public schools, the employment of dyslexia specialists by regional education service centers, the development of a list of training opportunities for educators regarding dyslexia, and transition planning for students enrolled in a special education ...
06/15/2017 - Effective immediately
HB 190 - Rep. Richard Raymond (DEM-TX)
Relating to a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect ...
07/25/2017 - Left pending in committee
HB 1986 - Rep. Armando Martinez (DEM-TX)
Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and charge fees; creating a criminal offense.
05/24/2017 - Placed on intent calendar
HB 2 - Rep. John Zerwas (REP-TX)
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations.
06/12/2017 - Effective immediately
HB 2025 - Rep. Yvonne Davis (DEM-TX)
Relating to the regulation of certain long-term care facilities, including facilities that provide care to persons with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders; authorizing an administrative penalty.
06/15/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2081 - Rep. Dade Phelan (REP-TX)
Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons.
03/16/2017 - Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2116 - Rep. Stephanie Klick (REP-TX)
Relating to informal dispute resolutions for violations of health and safety standards at certain long-term care facilities; authorizing the imposition of costs.
05/12/2017 - Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 217 - Rep. Terry Canales (DEM-TX)
Relating to the authority of certain persons to defer or abate the collection of ad valorem taxes on a person's residence homestead.
05/18/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2190 - Rep. Dawnna Dukes (DEM-TX)
Relating to increasing the penalty for causing injury to a child; changing the eligibility for community supervision.
03/21/2017 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 221 - Rep. Donna Howard (DEM-TX)
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for child and adult diapers.
02/13/2017 - Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2268 - Rep. Richard Raymond (DEM-TX)
Relating to a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect ...
03/15/2017 - Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2289 - Rep. Matt Rinaldi (REP-TX)
Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas of certain employees convicted of certain offenses.
04/17/2017 - Left pending in committee
HB 2429 - Rep. Dawnna Dukes (DEM-TX)
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the use of benzodiazepines or gamma butyrolactone to facilitate the commission of the offense of aggravated sexual assault and the addition of gamma butyrolactone to Penalty Group 1 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act for purposes of criminal ...
03/22/2017 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2447 - Rep. Four Price (REP-TX)
Relating to the composition of the statewide health coordinating council.
03/22/2017 - Referred to Public Health
HB 2478 - Rep. Sarah Davis (REP-TX)
Relating to an innovation grant program to support residency training programs in psychiatric specialty fields.
05/09/2017 - Placed on General State Calendar
HB 249 - Rep. Ana Hernandez (DEM-TX)
Relating to investigations of child abuse, neglect, or exploitation and to child protective services functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
06/15/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2552 - Rep. Senfronia Thompson (DEM-TX)
Relating to measures to address and deter certain criminal or other unlawful activity, including trafficking of persons, sexual offenses, prostitution, and activity that may constitute a public nuisance; increasing criminal penalties; creating a criminal offense.
06/15/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2639 - Rep. Joe Pickett (DEM-TX)
Relating to an alert for a missing senior citizen or person with Alzheimer's disease.
06/09/2017 - Effective immediately
HB 2664 - Rep. Rick Miller (REP-TX)
Relating to nutrition and fitness standards for certain child-care facilities and training for employees at those facilities.
05/05/2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2702 - Rep. Garnet Coleman (DEM-TX)
Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses and the confinement or release of those individuals prior to prosecution.
04/11/2017 - Left pending in committee
HB 2766 - Rep. J.D. Sheffield (REP-TX)
Relating to the regulation of certain long-term care facilities.
05/23/2017 - Co-sponsor authorized
HB 2858 - Rep. DeWayne Burns (REP-TX)
Relating to human trafficking signs at abortion facilities and offenses associated with human trafficking and forced abortion; increasing criminal penalties.
05/09/2017 - Placed on General State Calendar
HB 288 - Rep. James White (REP-TX)
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a portion of the appraised value of a residence homestead based on the median market value of all residence homesteads in this state, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by ...
07/25/2017 - Referred to Ways & Means
HB 29 - Rep. Senfronia Thompson (DEM-TX)
Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who ...
06/12/2017 - See remarks for effective date
HB 2960 - Rep. Tan Parker (REP-TX)
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.
05/10/2017 - Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3001 - Rep. Four Price (REP-TX)
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability.
03/30/2017 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3011 - Rep. Andrew Murr (REP-TX)
Relating to the pretrial release of a defendant and to funding for judicial continuing legal education.
04/17/2017 - Left pending in committee
HB 3019 - Rep. Cindy Burkett (REP-TX)
Relating to the prosecution for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
06/01/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3192 - Rep. Tomas Uresti (DEM-TX)
Relating to the punishment and community supervision for certain offenses committed against a child, an elderly individual, or a disabled individual; increasing a criminal penalty.
04/10/2017 - Left pending in committee
HB 3270 - Rep. Dwayne Bohac (REP-TX)
Relating to criminal background checks for persons employed by certain public school contractors.
06/15/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3301 - Rep. Barbara Gervin-Hawkins (DEM-TX)
Relating to the imposition of consecutive sentences for more than one criminal offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual arising out of the same criminal episode.
05/06/2017 - Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3316 - Rep. James Frank (REP-TX)
Relating to certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
05/03/2017 - Left pending in committee
HB 3502 - Rep. Brooks Landgraf (REP-TX)
Relating to nonsubstantive additions to, revisions of, and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 84th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
05/03/2017 - Left pending in committee
HB 3547 - Rep. Larry Phillips (REP-TX)
Relating to the requirement that the name of a state agency be printed on certain state motor vehicles.
04/20/2017 - Left pending in committee
HB 3564 - Rep. Stephanie Klick (REP-TX)
Relating to the office of the state long-term care ombudsman; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.
06/15/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3594 - Rep. Harold Dutton (DEM-TX)
Relating to procedures related to juvenile justice proceedings; increasing the punishment for certain delinquent conduct.
05/18/2017 - Posting rule suspended
HB 360 - Rep. Jason Villalba (REP-TX)
Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses.
07/31/2017 - Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3638 - Rep. Evelina Ortega (DEM-TX)
Relating to the identification and assessment of defendants suspected of having mental illness or intellectual disability.
03/30/2017 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3682 - Rep. Diana Arevalo (DEM-TX)
Relating to requiring the statewide health coordinating council and state health plan to examine and report on the impact of low health literacy on consumers and the health care system.
05/08/2017 - Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3715 - Rep. Jarvis Johnson (DEM-TX)
Relating to statewide alerts for missing adults.
04/03/2017 - Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3738 - Rep. Andrew Murr (REP-TX)
Relating to the pretrial release of a defendant.
03/30/2017 - Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3842 - Rep. Gina Hinojosa (DEM-TX)
Relating to transferring the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities to The University of Texas at Austin and renaming the office the Office for Healthy Children.
05/10/2017 - Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3901 - Rep. Will Metcalf (REP-TX)
Relating to parental administrations for certain adults with intellectual disabilities and the prosecution of a related criminal offense.
04/03/2017 - Referred to Human Services
HB 3916 - Rep. Pat Fallon (REP-TX)
Relating to the ineligibility of educators or certain other school personnel for benefits from certain public retirement systems because of a conviction for an offense the victim of which is a student.
04/04/2017 - Referred to Public Education
HB 3921 - Rep. Tan Parker (REP-TX)
Relating to the financial exploitation of certain vulnerable adults.
06/01/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3978 - Rep. Joseph Moody (DEM-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault.
04/17/2017 - Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 4027 - Rep. Alma Allen (DEM-TX)
Relating to transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program.
05/12/2017 - Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 4093 - Rep. Stephanie Klick (REP-TX)
Relating to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services.
04/03/2017 - Referred to Human Services
HB 4094 - Rep. Stephanie Klick (REP-TX)
Relating to the access of criminal history record information by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
06/15/2017 - See remarks for effective date
HB 4096 - Rep. Stephanie Klick (REP-TX)
Relating to improving the care of, and increasing opportunities for, children and adolescents with physical and developmental disabilities.
04/03/2017 - Referred to Human Services
HB 4103 - Rep. Ken King (REP-TX)
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.
05/04/2017 - Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4142 - Rep. Garnet Coleman (DEM-TX)
Relating to certain requirements of counties and other governmental entities regarding behavioral health.
05/10/2017 - Placed on General State Calendar
HB 415 - Rep. Ina Minjarez (DEM-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of aggravated kidnapping.
05/10/2017 - Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4184 - Rep. Mary Ann Perez (DEM-TX)
Relating to investigating an allegation of exploitation involving an elderly person or person with a disability.
03/31/2017 - Referred to Human Services
HB 4186 - Rep. Richard Raymond (DEM-TX)
Relating to the administration of human services block grant programs
03/31/2017 - Referred to Human Services
HB 5 - Rep. James Frank (REP-TX)
Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Family and Protective Services and the transfer of certain powers and duties from the Health and Human Services Commission.
05/31/2017 - See remarks for effective date
HB 55 - Rep. Mike Schofield (REP-TX)
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the appraised value of a residence homestead and a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the ...
07/25/2017 - Left pending in committee
HB 6 - Rep. James Frank (REP-TX)
Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective services, and prevention and early intervention services.
05/11/2017 - Postponed
HB 64 - Rep. Harold Dutton (DEM-TX)
Relating to abolishing the death penalty.
04/17/2017 - Left pending in committee
HB 682 - Wu
Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault.
05/05/2017 - Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 7 - Wu
Relating to child protective services suits, motions, and services by the Department of Family and Protective Services and to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services.
05/31/2017 - See remarks for effective date
HB 914 - Rep. Senfronia Thompson (DEM-TX)
Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective, and prevention and early intervention services.
02/21/2017 - Referred to Human Services
HB 916 - Rep. Shawn Thierry (DEM-TX)
Relating to requiring financial institutions to report the suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil and criminal penalty.
02/21/2017 - Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 942 - Rep. Donna Howard (DEM-TX)
Relating to a study on sexually transmitted diseases among elderly persons in this state.
02/21/2017 - Referred to Public Health
HB 959 - Rep. Shawn Thierry (DEM-TX)
Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.
02/27/2017 - Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 970 - Rep. Philip Cortez (DEM-TX)
Relating to the establishment of a state plan for Streptococcus pneumoniae education and prevention.
06/15/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
HCR 45 - White
Congressional Medal of Honor
04/27/2017 - Passed HOUSE. *****To SENATE.
Urges Congress to bestow the Congressional Medal of Honor on Doris Dorie Miller for his heroism during World War II.
HCR 55 - Rep. Todd Hunter (REP-TX)
Congratulating Betty Lamb on her retirement from the Coastal Bend Council of Governments.
04/05/2017 - Signed by the Governor
HCR 57 - Wu
Encouraging Texans to Donate Bone Marrow and Blood
04/28/2017 - Scheduled for public hearing 5/02/2017.
Encourages Texans to donate bone marrow and blood and to register as organ donors.
HJR 17 - Rep. Mike Schofield (REP-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the market value of a residence homestead and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem ...
07/25/2017 - Left pending in committee
HJR 21 - Bell
Veteran Ad Valorem Tax Constitutional Amendment
04/26/2017 - From HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS: Reported favorably.
Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead; harmonizes certain related provisions of the State Constitution.
HJR 32 - Rep. Richard Raymond (DEM-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment to appropriate money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund and use the money to finance a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and a temporary ...
07/25/2017 - Left pending in committee
HJR 42 - Rep. James White (REP-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a portion of the market value of a residence homestead based on the median market value of all residence homesteads in the state and providing for a reduction of the limitation on ...
07/25/2017 - Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 51 - Rep. Jason Villalba (REP-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses.
07/31/2017 - Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 52 - Turner C
Ad Valorem Taxation Exemption Constitutional Amendment
04/27/2017 - Committee report sent to calendars.
Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain individuals with disabilities.
HJR 69 - Rep. Mike Schofield (REP-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the market value of a residence homestead and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem ...
03/06/2017 - Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 75 - Rep. Richard Raymond (DEM-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment to appropriate money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund and use the money to finance a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and a temporary ...
03/20/2017 - Referred to Appropriations
HJR 76 - Rep. Dade Phelan (REP-TX)
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons.
03/16/2017 - Referred to Ways & Means
HR 1198 - Rep. Jim Murphy (REP-TX)
Congratulating James and Leeshan Chuang Birney for their business success and commending them for their community service efforts in the Houston area.
04/23/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 1393 - Rep. Justin Rodriguez (DEM-TX)
Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the City of San Antonio's ownership of CPS Energy.
04/27/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 1425 - Thompson S
Recognition Resolution
04/27/2017 - Passed HOUSE.
Recognizes October 13, 2017, as Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day in the state.
HR 1426 - Sheffield J
Recognition Resolution
04/27/2017 - Passed HOUSE.
Recognizes April 24-28, 2017, as Every Kid Healthy Week in the state.
HR 1649 - Rep. Joseph Moody (DEM-TX)
Congratulating Sharon Butterworth of El Paso on receiving the Texas Impact Award from Mental Health America of Texas.
05/03/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 177 - Rep. Four Price (REP-TX)
Congratulating Gary Jessee on his retirement from the Health and Human Services Commission.
08/01/2017 - Filed
HR 1825 - Rep. Richard Raymond (DEM-TX)
Recognizing May 11, 2017, as Home Care and Hospice Day at the State Capitol.
05/12/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 1848 - Rep. Stan Lambert (REP-TX)
Honoring Chris Kyker of Abilene for her public service.
05/17/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 1887 - Rep. Diana Arevalo (DEM-TX)
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of Robert B. Green Memorial Hospital in San Antonio.
05/18/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 204 - Rep. Four Price (REP-TX)
Honoring Gary Jessee for his service to the Health and Human Services Commission.
08/08/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 2208 - Rep. James White (REP-TX)
Congratulating the Deep East Texas Council of Governments and Economic Development District on its 50th anniversary.
05/29/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 2527 - Rep. J.D. Sheffield (REP-TX)
Congratulating Jon Weizenbaum on his retirement as commissioner of the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.
05/31/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 2544 - Rep. John Zerwas (REP-TX)
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1.
05/28/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 2546 - Rep. Gina Hinojosa (DEM-TX)
Commending the Honorable Elliott Naishtat for his service as a member of the Texas House of Representatives.
05/31/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 2669 - Rep. Abel Herrero (DEM-TX)
Honoring Ruby Ramirez Franco on her posthumous induction into the Conjunto Music Hall of Fame.
05/31/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 268 - Rep. Todd Hunter (REP-TX)
Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Texas Alliance of Information & Referral Systems.
02/28/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 287 - Rep. Nicole Collier (DEM-TX)
Honoring Representative Toni Rose on the occasion of her birthday.
03/06/2017 - Referred to Rules & Resolutions
HR 291 - Rep. Nicole Collier (DEM-TX)
Honoring Representative Toni Rose on the occasion of her birthday.
02/02/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 313 - Rep. Shawn Thierry (DEM-TX)
Recognizing February 7, 2017, as Texas Senior Day at the State Capitol.
02/08/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 4 - Rep. John Smithee (REP-TX)
Adopting the rules of the House for the 85th Legislature.
01/11/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 485 - Rep. Ron Simmons (REP-TX)
In memory of Lewisville City Council member Leroy Vaughn.
03/03/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 618 - Rep. Barbara Gervin-Hawkins (DEM-TX)
Commemorating the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Honorable Ruth Jones McClendon Collection at St. Philip's College in San Antonio.
02/23/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 624 - Rep. John Frullo (REP-TX)
Recognizing March 1, 2017, as Texas Tech University System Day at the State Capitol.
03/03/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 76 - Rep. Roberto Alonzo (DEM-TX)
Paying tribute to the life of Irma Rangel and honoring the students of the Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School in 2016-2017, on the 13th anniversary of the opening of the school.
02/27/2017 - Reported enrolled
HR 77 - Rep. Roberto Alonzo (DEM-TX)
Paying tribute to the life of Irma Rangel and honoring the students of the Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School in 2017-2018, on the 14th anniversary of the opening of the school.
02/27/2017 - Reported enrolled
S 1018 - Hughes
Licensing of Family Residential Centers
04/26/2017 - Considered in public hearing.
Relates to the licensing of family residential centers by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the detention of certain juveniles.
S 1074 - Hancock
Persons Authorized to make an Anatomical Gift
04/28/2017 - Placed on intent calendar 05/01/2017.
Relates to the persons authorized to make an anatomical gift.
S 1369 - Menendez
Injury to a Child Elderly Person or Disabled Individual
04/28/2017 - Placed on intent calendar 05/01/2017.
Relates to the prosecution for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
S 1576 - Perry
Civil Commitment of Sexually Violent Predators
04/27/2017 - From HOUSE Committee on CORRECTIONS: Reported favorably.
Relates to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the State Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses; increases a criminal penalty.
S 1599 - Miles
Maternal Mortality Reporting and Investigation
04/28/2017 - Not again placed on intent calendar.
Relates to maternal mortality reporting and investigation information.
S 1633 - Perry
Provision of Pharmacy Services through a Telepharmacy
04/27/2017 - Passed SENATE. *****To HOUSE.
Relates to the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system; establishes a remote dispensing site license.
S 1676 - Lucio Ed
Veteran's County Service Office
04/26/2017 - Testimony taken in committee.
Relates to the veterans county service office.
S 1679 - Lucio Ed
Use of the Fund for Veteran's Assistance
04/26/2017 - Considered in public hearing.
Relates to the use of the fund for veterans' assistance to support veterans county service offices.
S 1698 - Lucio Ed
Outreach and Awareness for Women Veterans
04/27/2017 - Passed SENATE. *****To HOUSE.
Relates to outreach and awareness for women veterans in this state.
S 1768 - Buckingham
Waiving Fees for an Original Commercial Drivers License
04/26/2017 - Left pending in committee.
Relates to waiving fees for an original commercial driver's license for veterans.
S 1845 - Campbell
Development of Transferable Degree or Certificate
04/26/2017 - Considered in public hearing.
Relates to the development of transferable degree or certificate program curricula for which qualified veterans or military service members may be awarded course credit based on military service.
S 1929 - Kolkhorst
Report on Maternal Mortality
04/27/2017 - Passed SENATE. *****To HOUSE.
Relates to a report on maternal mortality and the continuation of the Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force.
S 1936 - Hughes
Issuance of Specially Marked Drivers Licenses
04/26/2017 - Considered in public hearing.
Relates to the issuance of specially marked driver's licenses and personal identification certificates to disabled veterans.
S 27 - Campbell
Mental Health Program for Veterans
04/28/2017 - Scheduled for public hearing 5/02/2017.
Relates to the mental health program for veterans.
S 382 - Burton
Donation of Unused Prescription Drugs
04/28/2017 - Placed on intent calendar 05/01/2017.
Relates to donation of unused prescription drugs; authorizes a fee.
S 55 - Zaffirini
Patient Reported Outcomes Registry Study
04/28/2017 - Placed on intent calendar 05/01/2017.
Relates to a study of the use of a patient reported outcomes registry in conjunction with health coverage for certain governmental employees.
S 585 - West
Opportunity of Societies To Present Information
04/27/2017 - Considered in public hearing.
Relates to the opportunity of certain patriotic societies to present information regarding the society to public school students during regular school hours.
S 591 - Lucio Ed
Community Outreach Campaign For Veterans Services
04/27/2017 - Passed SENATE. *****To HOUSE.
Relates to a community outreach campaign to increase awareness of veterans benefits and services.
S 850 - Huffines
Public and Private Students Mandatory Spinal Screening
04/27/2017 - Committee report printed and distributed.
Relates to the mandatory spinal screening of public and private school students.
SB 1 - Sen. Jane Nelson (REP-TX)
General Appropriations Bill.
06/12/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
SB 11 - Sen. Charles Schwertner (REP-TX)
Relating to the provision of child protective services and other health and human services by certain state agencies or under contract with a state agency, including foster care, child protective, relative and kinship caregiver support, prevention and early intervention health care, and adoption ...
05/31/2017 - See remarks for effective date
SB 1114 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (DEM-TX)
Relating to financial assistance provided for the demolition and replacement of unsafe housing and the purchase of manufactured homes by individuals and families of very low income.
03/07/2017 - Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1183 - Sen. Charles Perry (REP-TX)
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to the period for which a person may be committed to receive certain temporary mental health services.
05/20/2017 - Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1192 - Sen. Dawn Buckingham (REP-TX)
Relating to an alert for a missing senior citizen or person with Alzheimer's disease.
05/03/2017 - Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1208 - Sen. Charles Schwertner (REP-TX)
Relating to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services.
05/19/2017 - Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1313 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (DEM-TX)
Relating to the identification and assessment of defendants suspected of having mental illness or intellectual disability.
03/14/2017 - Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1325 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (DEM-TX)
Relating to authorizing counties to establish public guardians to serve as guardians for certain incapacitated persons.
05/20/2017 - Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1326 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (DEM-TX)
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness.
06/12/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1338 - Sen. John Whitmire (DEM-TX)
Relating to bail and to judicial education regarding bail practices.
05/23/2017 - Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1368 - Sen. Jose Menendez (DEM-TX)
Relating to a study on the provision of vision services benefits to older individuals in this state.
03/16/2017 - Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1369 - Sen. Jose Menendez (DEM-TX)
Relating to the prosecution for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
05/18/2017 - Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1436 - Sen. Carlos Uresti (DEM-TX)
Relating to the punishment for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and creating the offense of continuous injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
03/20/2017 - Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1488 - Sen. Royce West (DEM-TX)
Relating to nonsubstantive additions to, revisions of, and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 84th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
06/01/2017 - See remarks for effective date
SB 1569 - Sen. Joan Huffman (REP-TX)
Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release ...
03/21/2017 - Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1576 - Sen. Charles Perry (REP-TX)
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses; increasing a criminal penalty.
05/18/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
SB 162 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (DEM-TX)
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.
01/25/2017 - Referred to Finance
SB 1677 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (DEM-TX)
Relating to information about services for women veterans provided through certain state agency applications.
06/15/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1693 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (DEM-TX)
Relating to a study of seniors with a visual impairment by the Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee.
06/09/2017 - Effective immediately
SB 1743 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (DEM-TX)
Relating to transferring the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities to The University of Texas at Austin and renaming the office the Office for Healthy Children.
06/15/2017 - Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1849 - Sen. John Whitmire (DEM-TX)
Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, to the confinement, conviction, or release of those individuals, and to grants supporting populations that are more likely to interact frequently with law ...
06/15/2017 - See remarks for effective date
SB 2016 - Sen. Brandon Creighton (REP-TX)
Relating to parental administrations for certain adults with intellectual disabilities and the prosecution of a related criminal offense.
04/18/2017 - Co-author authorized
SB 2023 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (DEM-TX)
Relating to the implementation of the community living options information process for residents of certain facilities.
03/27/2017 - Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2025 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (DEM-TX)
Relating to the establishment of a peer support program for residents of state supported living centers.
03/27/2017 - Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2067 - Sen. Kelly Hancock (REP-TX)
Relating to the financial exploitation of certain vulnerable adults.
04/25/2017 - Left pending in committee
SB 2077 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (DEM-TX)
Relating to the provision of protective services and the conduct of certain investigations through the adult protective services program of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
03/28/2017 - Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2139 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (DEM-TX)
Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and charge fees; creating a criminal offense.
04/26/2017 - Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
SB 2177 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (DEM-TX)
Relating to transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program.
03/29/2017 - Referred to Education
SB 2217 - Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (REP-TX)
Relating to state fiscal matters.
03/29/2017 - Referred to Finance
SB 2238 - Sen. Sylvia Garcia (DEM-TX)
Relating to certain sexual offenses and certain other offenses involving conduct of a sexual nature, including the creation of the criminal offenses of sexual coercion, indecent assault, and possession or promotion of lewd visual material depicting a child, and to certain criminal acts committed in ...
05/23/2017 - Placed on General State Calendar
SB 3 - Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (REP-TX)
Relating to the regulation of certain facilities and activities of political subdivisions, including public school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools.
08/15/2017 - Co-author authorized
SB 36 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (DEM-TX)
Relating to the regulation of certain guardianship programs.
06/12/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
SB 38 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (DEM-TX)
Relating to certain procedural matters in courts exercising probate jurisdiction.
05/23/2017 - Placed on General State Calendar
SB 39 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (DEM-TX)
Relating to estates and to guardianships, substitutes for guardianships, and durable powers of attorney for persons with disabilities or who are incapacitated.
06/09/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
SB 4 - Sen. Charles Perry (REP-TX)
Relating to the enforcement by campus police departments and certain local governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to related duties and liability of certain persons in the criminal justice system; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.
05/07/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
SB 455 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (DEM-TX)
Relating to the operations of the Employment-First Task Force.
05/23/2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 6 - Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (REP-TX)
Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility; authorizing a civil penalty.
03/16/2017 - Received from the Senate
SB 602 - Sen. Juan Hinojosa (DEM-TX)
Relating to the establishment of a restructuring commission to evaluate each state supported living center.
05/12/2017 - Referred to Human Services
SB 652 - Sen. Van Taylor (REP-TX)
Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas of certain employees convicted of certain offenses.
02/14/2017 - Referred to State Affairs
SB 653 - Sen. Van Taylor (REP-TX)
Relating to the eligibility of certain employees or annuitants convicted of certain felony offenses.
05/18/2017 - Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 688 - Sen. Carlos Uresti (DEM-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of aggravated kidnapping.
02/15/2017 - Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 7 - Sen. Paul Bettencourt (REP-TX)
Relating to improper relationships between educators and students and reporting of educator misconduct; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense; authorizing an administrative penalty.
05/26/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
SB 748 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (DEM-TX)
Relating to transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program.
06/09/2017 - Effective immediately
SB 77 - Sen. Jane Nelson (REP-TX)
Relating to involuntary termination of parental rights based on sexual assault of the child's other parent and the child support obligations of the parent whose rights were terminated.
05/19/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
SB 791 - Sen. Borris Miles (DEM-TX)
Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses.
02/22/2017 - Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 792 - Sen. Borris Miles (DEM-TX)
Relating to requiring financial institutions to report the suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil and criminal penalty.
02/22/2017 - Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 80 - Sen. Jane Nelson (REP-TX)
Relating to certain required reports prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities.
05/21/2017 - House passage as amended reported
SB 818 - Sen. Kirk Watson (DEM-TX)
Relating to nutrition and fitness standards for certain child-care facilities and training for employees at those facilities.
03/29/2017 - Left pending in committee
SB 900 - Sen. Joan Huffman (REP-TX)
Relating to penalties for certain family violence offenses and for assultive offenses against certain persons; imposing court costs.
05/15/2017 - Left pending in committee
SB 924 - Sen. Charles Perry (REP-TX)
Relating to informal dispute resolutions for violations of health and safety standards at certain long-term care facilities; authorizing the imposition of costs.
06/09/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
SB 932 - Sen. Charles Schwertner (REP-TX)
Relating to the licensing of, the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission's duties with respect to, and the administrative penalties for certain long-term care facilities.
05/19/2017 - Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 967 - Sen. Kirk Watson (DEM-TX)
Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault.
03/01/2017 - Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 998 - Sen. Royce West (DEM-TX)
Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of exploitation of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
06/01/2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
SCR 33 - Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (REP-TX)
Approving the amended 2009 settlement agreement between the State of Texas and the U.S. Department of Justice.
06/12/2017 - Signed by the Governor
SCR 51 - Creighton
Local Legislation
04/26/2017 - Considered in public hearing.
Urges appropriate state agencies to support the establishment of a veterans memorial in Conroe.
SCR 52 - Taylor L
The Care Veterans Deserve Act
04/26/2017 - Considered in public hearing.
Urges Congress to pass the Care Veterans Deserve Act; enhances and expands major reforms of the Veterans' Choice Act; includes allowing access to walk-in clinics without preauthorization or copayment, the expansion of VA pharmacy hours, telemedicine, and extends the Veterans Choice Card program.
SR 1 - Sen. Jose Rodriguez (DEM-TX)
Recognizing Roy Ortega on the occasion of his retirement.
07/18/2017 - Reported enrolled
SR 318 - Sen. Charles Perry (REP-TX)
Recognizing March 1, 2017, as Texas Tech University System Day.
03/01/2017 - Reported enrolled
SR 347 - Sen. Jose Menendez (DEM-TX)
Recognizing the Robert B. Green Memorial Hospital on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
03/07/2017 - Again read
SR 428 - Sen. Robert Nichols (REP-TX)
Recognizing parents and family members of individuals with intellectual disabilities.
03/15/2017 - Reported enrolled
SR 45 - Sen. Eddie Lucio (DEM-TX)
Recognizing David Hall on the occasion of his retirement.
07/24/2017 - Reported enrolled
SR 608 - Sen. Paul Bettencourt (REP-TX)
Recognizing James and Leeshan Chuang Birney for their service to the Houston community.
04/12/2017 - Reported enrolled
SR 899 - Sen. Jane Nelson (REP-TX)
Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1.
05/27/2017 - Reported enrolled
SR 914 - Sen. Judith Zaffirini (DEM-TX)
Recognizing Jon Weizenbaum on the occasion of his retirement.
05/26/2017 - Reported enrolled
 
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