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HB 1 by Pitts - Relating to the General Appropriations Bill.
Last Action: 1-27-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 2 by Grusendorf, Shapiro - Relating to public education and public school finance matters
Last Action: 5-21-05 S Meeting set for 11:00 A.M., E2.036

HB 3 by Keffer, Ogden - Relating to property tax relief and protection of taxpayers, taxes and fees, and other matters relating to the financing of public schools.
Last Action: 5-26-05 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m., E1.030

HB 5 by Krusee - Relating to the rate of the state gasoline and diesel fuel taxes.
Last Action: 4-14-05 H Recommitted to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 6 by Hupp - Relating to protective services.
Last Action: 4- 5-05 H Committee action pending House Human Services

HB 8 by Nixon - Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos and silica.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Committee action pending House Civil Practices

HB 19 by Brown - Relating to tuition and fee rebates for timely completion of degree programs offered by general academic teaching institutions.
Last Action: 3-29-05 H Not heard in committee House Higher Education

HB 20 by Brown - Relating to a pilot program to provide for reduced undergraduate tuition during a summer term or session at Texas A&M University.
Last Action: 5-12-05 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 37 by Eissler - Relating to the automatic admission of undergraduate students to a general academic teaching institution that is a component institution of a university system.
Last Action: 4-11-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 40 by Eissler - Relating to tuition assistance granted to certain members of state military forces attending public or private institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 1-27-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 45 by Grusendorf - Relating to notaries public.
Last Action: 1-27-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 54 by Branch - Relating to requiring a record vote by each house of the legislature on final passage of a bill and to public notice of the record vote.
Last Action: 3- 7-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 64 by McClendon - Relating to the automatic admission to public institutions of higher education of certain undergraduate transfer students.
Last Action: 5-16-05 S Voted favorably from committee as amended Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

HB 90 by Rodriguez - Relating to state taxes and financing schools through those taxes.
Last Action: 1-31-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 109 by Wong - Relating to the actuarial analysis and other information required for statutory changes to certain public retirement systems.
Last Action: 3-31-05 H Committee action pending House Pensions and Investments

HB 113 by Wong - Relating to reporting of personal financial information by officers of certain school districts, junior college districts, and certain municipal retirement systems.
Last Action: 4- 7-05 H Committee action pending House Elections

HB 123 by Naishtat - Relating to a feasibility study regarding required forensic medical examination instruction for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs.
Last Action: 3- 7-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 130 by Smith - Relating to undergraduate course credit granted by certain public institutions of higher education for completion of the international baccalaureate diploma program.
Last Action: 4- 4-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 138 by Hopson - Relating to the amount of hazardous duty pay for certain state employees.
Last Action: 1-31-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 143 by Farrar - Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Last Action: 4-19-05 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry

HB 153 by Brown - Relating to certain requirements for construction contracts with governmental entities.
Last Action: 5-12-05 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 154 by Brown - Relating to requiring institutions of higher education to report potential savings through contracting with local governments.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 180 by Escobar - Relating to appropriations to the Texas A&M University System and to Texas A&M University--Kingsville in connection with the Irma Rangel School of Pharmacy.
Last Action: 2- 1-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 212 by Guillen - Relating to health care practitioner information provided to a health care facility.
Last Action: 2- 1-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 223 by Gattis - Relating to a requestor's right of access to investment information.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 235 by Van Arsdale - Relating to the computation of certain benefits under the Teacher Retirement System.
Last Action: 2- 1-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions and Investments

HB 241 by Goolsby - Relating to professional liability insurance for certain retired physicians acting as volunteer health care providers.
Last Action: 2- 1-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance

HB 242 by Goolsby - Relating to medical liability insurance for certain retired physicians acting as volunteer health care providers.
Last Action: 2- 1-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance

HB 257 by Pena - Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax.
Last Action: 2- 1-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 279 by Pickett - Relating to compensatory time off for certain state employees.
Last Action: 2- 2-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Law Enforcement

HB 292 by Mclendon - Relating to the creation of a donor education, awareness, and registry program and the establishment of an organ donor and tissue council.
Last Action: 1- 5-05 H Filed

HB 295 by McClendon, Van de Putte - Relating to the removal of a member of a junior college district board of trustees for failure to attend board meetings.
Last Action: 5-20-05 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

HB 298 by McClendon - Relating to forensic evidence training for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs.
Last Action: 2- 2-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 299 by McClendon - Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain activities of the employee's child.
Last Action: 3-15-05 H Committee action pending House Economic Development

HB 303 by McClendon - Relating to electronically monitoring certain veterans' and dependents tuition exemption.
Last Action: 4-21-05 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 101

Hb 305 by Mcreynolds - Relating to the prohibition against members of a governmental body meeting in numbers less than a quorum.
Last Action: 3- 7-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 310 by McReynolds - Relating to faculty compensation policies at institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 2- 2-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 314 by Dukes - Relating to the performance of a private commercial contractor that provides a service of a state agency.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Committee action pending House Government Reform

HB 320 by Hupp - Relating to the student enrollment required for the operation of Texas A&M University--Central Texas as an independent general teaching institution.
Last Action: 2- 2-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 321 by Hupp - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M University--Central Texas.
Last Action: 2-28-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 325 by Goolsby – Relating to duties of a landowner with respect to certain equine activities on the owner's land.
Last Action: 3-24-05 H Committee action pending House Civil Practices

HB 327 by Goolsby - Relating to the identification information required of applicants for a driver's license or for certain public benefits, public services, or governmental employment.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Committee action pending House Law Enforcement

HB 328 by Dukes – Relating to promoting the importance of higher education in public schools.
Last Action: 5- 9-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Public Education

HB 329 by Raymond – Relating to civil actions against persons who file complaints with governmental agencies.
Last Action: 5- 4-05 H Not heard in committee House Civil Practices

HB 334 by Burnam – Relating to the minimum working wage.
Last Action: 2- 2-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Economic Development

HB 337 by Smithee – Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities.
Last Action: 3-24-05 H Sent to subcommittee House Civil Practices

HB 346 by Escobar – Relating to the amounts to be appropriated for the state contribution to the teacher retirement program for fiscal years 2006 and 2007.
Last Action: 4-14-05 H Committee action pending House Pensions and Investments

HB 376 by Coleman – Relating to a prohibition of discrimination by public educational institutions.
Last Action: 2- 3-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 387 by Geren – Relating to prohibiting the Commission on Environmental Quality from amending, interpreting, impairing, or modifying a written contract for the wholesale provision of water.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House Natural Resources

HB 390 by Smith – Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for food sold during certain athletic events.
Last Action: 4- 7-05 H Not heard in committee House Ways and Means

HB 397 by Bonnen – Relating to providing for a student who qualifies for automatic admission to an institution of higher education to maintain that status for transferring between institutions in certain circumstances.
Last Action: 5- 4-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 406 by Villarreal – Relating to teacher certification in early childhood education.
Last Action: 2- 3-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 411 by Mclendon – Relating to the transmission of certain health information to a site outside the United States.
Last Action: 2- 3-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 426 by Dutton – Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school activities of the employee's child.
Last Action: 3-15-05 H Committee action pending House Economic Development

HB 430 by Dutton – Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the employee's child.
Last Action: 3-15-05 H Committee action pending House Economic Development

HB 457 by Dutton – Relating to access to certain law enforcement and prosecutorial records under the public information law.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 464 by Dutton – Relating to governmental liability.
Last Action: 5- 4-05 H Not heard in committee House Civil Practices

HB 485 by Chavez - Relating to restrictions on the use of state funds to provide jobs for foreign workers.
Last Action: 5- 4-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House Border and International Affairs

HB 487 by Chavez – Relating to the regulation of time, place, and manner of speech at a public institution of higher education.
Last Action: 4-29-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Higher Education

HB 490 by Deshotel – Relating to the enforcement of certain provisions in construction contracts.
Last Action: 5- 4-05 H Not heard in committee House Civil Practices

HB 530 by Howard – Relating to prohibiting discrimination in awarding state scholarships or other financial aid for higher education based on a person's high school attendance or achievement.
Last Action: 5- 1-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House Higher Education

HB 547 by Bailey – Relating to minimum personal leave for faculty members at public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 2- 7-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 566 by Brown – Relating to eligibility for group benefits coverage for certain government employees and retirees.
Last Action: 2- 7-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions and Investments

HB 568 by Campbell – Relating to a project authorized to be undertaken by certain development corporations.
Last Action: 4-22-05 H Withdrawn from the House Calendar

HB 577 by Truitt – Relating to the use of the term "meteorologist".
Last Action: 3- 2-05 H Sent to subcommittee Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HB 589 by Brown – Relating to prohibiting state agencies from collecting or storing racial information.
Last Action: 2- 8-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Government Reform

HB 591 by Brown – Relating to the privatization of waste removal service operations at certain public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 2- 8-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 605 by Berman – Relating to authorizing the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler to offer courses and degree programs in allied health and related fields.
Last Action: 3-29-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 606 by Berman – Relating to authorizing the University of Texas at Tyler to offer doctoral degree programs in nursing and human resources development.
Last Action: 2- 8-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 609 by Giddings – Relating to tuition rebate incentives for person who complete certain degree and certificate programs without excessive credit hours.
Last Action: 5-17-05 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Education

HB 613 by Castro - Relating to a survey to monitor the postsecondary education plans of seniors at public at public high schools.
Last Action: 2- 8-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 626 by Oliveira - Relating to the imposition, administration, enforcement, and collection of a state property tax for general elementary and secondary public school purposes.
Last Action: 2- 8-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means
HB 634 by Baxter - Relating to requiring public officials to receive training in the requirements of the open meetings and public information laws.
Last Action: 5- 9-05 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 286

HB 656 by Goolsby - Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic admission to an institution of higher education.
Last Action: 2- 8-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 661 by Bohac - Relating to allowing designated public school libraries to participate in group purchasing agreements with the TexasShare Library Consortium.
Last Action: 5-16-05 S Not heard in committee Senate Government Organization

HB 684 by Giddings - Relating to the establishment of a school of pharmacy at the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center at Fort Worth.
Last Action: 2-21-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 712 by Eissler - Relating to coverage for certain mental disorders in children under a health coverage plan established by the Teacher Retirement System under the School Employees Uniform Group Health Coverage Act.
Last Action: 5- 7-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House Insurance

HB 730 by Nixon - Relating to training for members of the governing boards of public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-29-05 H Not heard in committee House Higher Education

HB 750 by Wooley - Relating to admission to certain public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 4-11-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 789 by King, Fraser - Relating to telecommunications.
Last Action: 5-27-05 S Senate appointed conference committee
Fraser, Nelson, Averitt, Estes and Van de Putte

HB 797 by Krusee - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas State University--San Marcos for the Round Rock Higher Education Center in Williamson County.
Last Action: 2-28-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 800 by Uresti - Relating to protective services.
Last Action: 2-23-05 H Committee action pending House Human Services

HB 815 by Burnam - Relating to a prohibition on the investment of state funds in private business entities doing business in Sudan.
Last Action: 4-19-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Pensions and Investments

HB 816 by Burnam - Relating to the minimum wage.
Last Action: 3- 1-05 H Committee action pending House Economic Development

HB 817 by Davis - Relating to restrictions on the use of state funds to benefit private entities that outsource jobs to foreign counties.
Last Action: 3-29-05 H Committee action pending House Economic Development

HB 827 by Branch - Relating to the designation of research centers to evaluate state or federally funded education programs and the sharing of student data.
Last Action: 5-10-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House Public Education

HB 863 by Kolkhorst - Relating to procedures adopted by a state entity to ensure an employment preference for veterans.
Last Action: 5-12-05 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 864 by King - Relating to the regulation of the cloning of human beings.
Last Action: 4-11-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 876 by Burnam - Relating to the use in food of genetically engineered non-food materials.
Last Action: 5- 3-05 H Committee action pending House Agriculture and Livestock

HB 896 by Farabee - Relating to the require rights and liabilities of an employer with respect to the carrying of a concealed handgun.
Last Action: 4- 7-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House Law Enforcement

HB 903 by Castro - Relating to notice to certain public school high school seniors and their parents or guardians of automatic college admission.
Last Action: 2-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 906 by Strama - Relating to the making, authorization, and acceptance of political contributions in certain state buildings.
Last Action: 4-14-05 H Committee action pending House Elections

HB 931 by Geren - Relating to stamps for migratory and upland game bird hunting.
Last Action: 2-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Cultural & Recreational Resources

HB 933 by Taylor, Eltife - Relating to certain insurance for officers of state agencies.
Last Action: 5-20-05 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

HB 946 by Miller - Relating to the removal, relocation, or alteration of certain monuments or memorials on state property.
Last Action: 3-30-05 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Committee on Administration

HB 948 by Miller - Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for Tarleton State University.
Last Action: 2-28-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 953 by Chavez - Relating to the regulation of and contracts with certain telephone call centers.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry

HB 954 by Chavez - Relating to the collection and reporting of employment information regarding beneficiaries of certain health care services.
Last Action: 4-14-05 H Meeting set for 8:00 A.M., E1.026, House Human Services

HB 974 by Madden - Relating to resolution of disputes arising under certain construction contracts.
Last Action: 5- 3-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House Civil Practices

HB 978 by Eiland - Relating to the quality assurance accreditation process for certain entities that health benefit plans.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Committee action pending House Insurance

HB 981 by Van Arsdale - Relating to the ability of state-supported college or university football teams to participate in post-regular-season competition.
Last Action: 5- 9-05 H Not heard in committee House Higher Education

HB 992 by Martinez - Relating to nursing degree requirements for a licensed paramedic.
Last Action: 5- 9-05 H Not heard in committee House Higher Education

HB 1010 by Corte - Relating to the eligibility of children of certain military personnel to receive Texas B-On-time loans.
Last Action: 3- 3-05 H Committee action pending Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations

HB 1019 by Coleman - Relating to the rates of tuition charged to students of institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 2-15-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 1020 by Hamilton - Relating to the regulation of certain fire protection sprinkler system journeymen and apprentices.
Last Action: 5-12-05 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 1026 by Nixon - Relating to the resolution of certain contract claims against the state.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1027 by Alonzo - Relating to a program to assist certain persons to become certified to teach in bilingual education programs and to teach in public schools with a shortage of certified bilingual education teachers.
Last Action: 2-15-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 1031 by Taylor - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Last Action: 2-28-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1039 by Keel - Relating to an exemption from tuition and fees at institutions of higher education for peace officers and police cadets enrolled in certain law enforcement programs.
Last Action: 2-21-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1046 by Branch - Relating to the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions.
Last Action: 4-11-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1057 by Corte - Relating to Texas Building and Procurement Commission requirements for certain purchases by the Veteran's Land Board.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 581

HB 1060 by Naishtat - Relating to exempting certain persons in transitional living programs from the payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 2-15-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 1067 by Hegar - Relating to banning air guns, conducted energy weapons, facsimile firearms, and stun guns from certain premises.
Last Action: 2-17-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1069 by Solis - Relating to liability of a governmental unit for a claim arising from roadway lighting conditions.
Last Action: 2-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Civil Practices

HB 1101 by Miller - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the Tarleton State University Dairy Center.
Last Action: 2-28-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1113 by Goolsby - Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic admission to an institution of higher education.
Last Action: 3-29-05 H Committee action pending House Public Education

HB 1125 by Uresti - Relating to the duration of judgment liens in favor of the state.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1146 by Chisum, Averitt - Relating to contingent payment clauses in certain construction contracts.
Last Action: 5-23-05 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

HB 1171 by Brown - Relating to protecting and employees at an institution of higher education from threatened acts of violence.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1184 by Herrero - Relating to a policy regulating the use of textbooks in certain courses offered by public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 5-10-05 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 1206 by Thompson - Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews.
Last Action: 4-19-05 H Committee action pending House Economic Development

HB 1214 by Morrison - Relating to tuition for a student registered in a public junior college.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

HB 1217 by Eiland - Relating to enforcement of certain insurance provisions in construction contracts.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House Insurance

HB 1223 by Puente - Relating to performance standards for toilets sold in this state.
Last Action: 5- 4-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Natural Resources

HB 1226 by Puente - Relating to water conservation.
Last Action: 5-12-05 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 1228 by Delisi - Relating to persons who are authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony.
Last Action: 4-20-05 H Committee action pending House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues

HB 1250 by Luna - Relating to the Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network.
Last Action: 3- 3-05 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

HB 1265 by Howard - Relating to restrictions on the issuance of public securities.
Last Action: 2-21-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 1278 by Hope - Relating to academic advisors at public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1281 by Isett - Relating to the creation of spot-incentive awards for certain state employees.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Committee action pending House Government Reform

HB 1284 by Swinford - Relating to the exception from required public disclosure of a photograph of a peace officer.
Last Action: 4-20-05 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 148

HB 1291 by Hilderbran - Relating to authorizing the issuance of not more than $10 million in revenue bonds for the purchase and retirement of certain commercial fishing, shrimping, and crabbing licenses.
Last Action: 3-15-05 H Committee action pending House State Cultural & Recreational Resources

HB 1295 by Rose - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas State University--San Marcos for the construction of a fine arts and communications center.
Last Action: 2-28-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1296 by Rose - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas State University--San Marcos for the construction of an undergraduate academic center.
Last Action: 2-28-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1297 by Rose - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas State University--San Marcos for infrastructure repairs and improvements.
Last Action: 2-28-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1311 by Puente - Relating to requiring a course in multicultural or gender studies in baccalaureate degree programs at public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1313 by Chisum - Relating to establishment of a defined contribution health care benefits program for certain active state employees that is operated through the establishment of health reimbursement arrangements.
Last Action: 4-14-05 H Committee action pending House Insurance

HB 1327 by Isett - Relating to the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the constitutional creation of three special funds to replace the economic stabilization fund.
Last Action: 2-21-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 1333 by McReynolds - Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain employees of the Forest Service.
Last Action: 4-28-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Appropriations

HB 1336 by Isett - Relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers.
Last Action: 3- 2-05 H Committee action pending House Public Health

HB 1348 by Eiland - Relating to political contributions and expenditures.
Last Action: 4-28-05 H Laid out for discussion

HB 1359 by Naishtat - Relating to the establishment of a program for the disposition of electronic equipment in a manner that protects the water and other natural resources of the state.
Last Action: 2-22-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Environmental Regulation

HB 1385 by Hartnett - Relating to a governmental unit's liability for attorney's fees and costs in a declaratory judgment proceeding.
Last Action: 3-30-05 H Committee action pending House Civil Practices

HB 1397 by Kuempel - Relating to the exclusion of sand and gravel as a mineral for leasing on state land.
Last Action: 2-24-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Land and Resource Management

HB 1400 by Dutton - Relating to discovery procedures for a claim against a governmental entity under the Texas Tort Claims Act.
Last Action: 5- 4-05 H Not heard in committee House Civil Practices

HB 1407 by McReynolds - Relating to an exemption from tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education for children of certain employees of the Forest Services with fire-fighting, rescue, or other special duties who are killed or disabled in the line of
Last Action: 4-25-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1412 by Haggerty, Shapleigh - Relating to the recreational facility fee at the University of Texas at El Paso.
Last Action: 5-23-05 S Reported from committee as substituted Senate Education

HB 1419 by Blake - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Stephen F. Austin State University.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1420 by Phillips - Relating to the release of certain information by the Teacher Retirement System to associations of retired school employees.
Last Action: 4-14-05 H Committee action pending House Pensions and Investments

HB 1427 by McClendon - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University for campus facilities and infrastructure.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1430 by McCall - Relating to the installation, copying, or use of computer software for unauthorized purposes.
Last Action: 4-29-05 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 1431 by Frost - Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for A&M University-Texarkana.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1443 by Dutton - Relating to exempting certain general academic teaching institutions from the requirement that certain high school graduates be granted automatic admission
Last Action: 2-24-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 1445 by Madden - Relating to the creation and operation of a state virtual school network to provide education through electronic means to public school students.
Last Action: 5-12-05 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 1450 by Farabee - Relating to the creation of the TexasNextStep program.
Last Action: 2-24-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 1451 by Farabee - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for utility infrastructure and campus renovations at Midwestern State University.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1459 by Leibowitz - Relating to requiring energy-saving devices for vending machines in buildings owned or leased by this state.
Last Action: 4- 6-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House Government Reform

HB 1463 by Flores - Relating to the payment of monthly benefits to certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System who return to work.
Last Action: 2-28-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions and Investments
HB 1482 by Van Arsdale - Relating to reports regarding the use of race, color, ethnicity, or national origin by public institutions of higher education in admissions.
Last Action: 2-28-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 1491 by Flynn - Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1500 by J. Moreno - Relating to the creation of an offense involving certain sales of tickets to events.
Last Action: 2-28-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 1504 by Smithee - Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for West Texas A&M University.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1512 by Merritt - Relating to a requirement that the Bureau of Economic Geology of the University of Texas at Austin conduct a study of the East Texas Oil Field.
Last Action: 5- 9-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Energy Resources

HB 1515 by Villarreal - Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Economic Development

HB 1521 by Goolsby - Relating to the creation of the TexasNextStep grant program.
Last Action: 2-28-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 1523 by Guillen - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas-Pan American South Texas College Multi-Institution Teaching Center.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1524 by Crownover - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of North Texas.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1525 by Crownover - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Woman's University.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1526 by Rodriguez - Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination by state agencies on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Last Action: 2-28-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Business and Industry

HB 1527 by Rodriguez - Relating to a breach security of a data system that includes another person's identifying information.
Last Action: 2-28-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Business and Industry

HB 1536 by Wong - Relating to prohibiting derogatory names or designations for public property.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Committee action pending House Government Reform

HB 1537 by Wong - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas M.N. Anderson Cancer Center facilities and infrastructure.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1541 by Flynn - Relating to authorizing certain uses for student center complex fees charged to students enrolled in component institutions of the Texas A&M University System.
Last Action: 2-28-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 1579 by Kolkhorst, Duncan - Relating to eligibility for benefits of and reports concerning certain retired members of the Teacher Retirement System.
Last Action: 5-25-05 S Failed to suspend rules to consider

HB 1594 by McClendon - Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System.
Last Action: 4-20-05 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 1607 by McCall - Relating to a request for public information that is sent to a governmental body by electronic mail.
Last Action: 4-19-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 1618 by Ritter - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Lamar University.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1621 by Alonzo – Relating to a study and report concerning predicted faculty retirement at general academic teaching institutions.
Last Action: 4-21-05 H Committee action pending House Pensions and Investments

HB 1624 by Goolsby – Relating to the establishment of a law school in the City of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1626 by McReynolds, West – Relating to the third-party civil liability for certain persons entering into building or construction contracts.
Last Action: 3- 2-05 H Rereferred to Committee on House Civil Practices

HB 1633 by Grusendorf – Relating to continuation and functions of the State Board for Educator Certification.
Last Action: 4-19-05 H Committee action pending House Public Education

HB 1638 by Rodriguez – Relating to creation and operating of a pilot program under which benefits for a compensable injury sustained by an employee are provided through a qualified accident and health insurance policy and endorsements to that policy.
Last Action: 3- 1-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Business and Industry

HB 1654 by McCall – Relating to the cost of certain coverage provided by certain group benefits programs and uniform insurance benefits programs and to eligibility to participate in certain group benefits programs.
Last Action: 3- 1-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance

HB 1667 by Hopson – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1682 by McCall – Relating to a breach in the security of a computerized data system that included another person's identifying information.
Last Action: 5-12-05 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 1684 by Casteel – Relating to excepting certain real property appraisal information from required disclosure under the public information law.
Last Action: 4-26-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 1693 by Naishtat – Relating to an energy-efficient building program. 3-16-05 H Committee action pending House Regulated Industries

HB 1694 by Hegar – Relating to authorizing the state auditor to appoint investigators as peace officers Last Action: 3-21-05 H Committee action pending House Law Enforcement

HB 1712 by McClendon – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1713 by McClendon – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1725 by Casteel – Relating to the authority of another institution of higher education to conduct vocational or technical courses in the service area of a junior college district.
Last Action: 5-12-05 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 1732 by Solis - Relating to the long-range plan for the South Texas Health Care System and the provision of tuberculosis and other health care services in the Rio Grande Valley.
Last Action: 3- 2-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 1736 by Brown - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the College of Medicine of the A&M University System Health Science Center.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1742 by Seaman - Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1748 by Giddings – Relating to African American studies programs and course work at certain public junior colleges.
Last Action: 5-17-05 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Education

HB 1750 by Pena – Relating to the right of certain employees who are crime victims to time off from work.
Last Action: 4- 5-05 H Committee action pending House Economic Development

HB 1755 by Herrero – Relating to the transferability of service credit and proportionate participation in public retirement systems.
Last Action: 3-11-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions and Investments

HB 1777 by King – Relating to the regulation of the electric power market.
Last Action: 5-17-05 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 1784 by Coleman – Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders.
Last Action: 4-21-05 H Committee action pending House Insurance

HB 1795 by Crownover – Relating to the creation of health savings accounts for certain state employees and their dependents.
Last Action: 5-19-05 S Committee action pending Senate State Affairs

HB 1797 by Geren – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth for campus expansion and construction of a public health education building.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1806 by Campbell – Relating to prohibiting a person from requiring an individual to provide a social security number to obtain goods or services or enter into a business transaction.
Last Action: 4- 4-05 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry

HB 1825 by West – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1827 by Wong – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 1837 by Berman – Relating to tuition assistance for members of state military forces.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations

HB 1843 by Dukes – Relating to grievance and complaint resolution procedures for certain state employees.
Last Action: 4-21-05 H Committee action pending House Corrections

HB 1848 by McReynolds – Relating to classification of certain employees of the Forest Service as fire protection personnel.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Agriculture and Livestock

HB 1850 by Veasey – Relating to the exemption of certain projects from rules relating to asbestos abatement.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 1914 by Olivo – Relating to longevity pay for certain campus peace officers employed by a state institution of higher education or public technical institute.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Law Enforcement

HB 1929 by Wooley – Relating to the use of certain human cells and tissue.
Last Action: 4-11-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1941 by Nixon – Relating to group health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders.
Last Action: 4-14-05 H Subcommittee meeting set for On Adj., E2.026, House Insurance

HB 1952 by Goodman – Relating to providing that an individual's social security number is generally considered to be confidential under the public information law.
Last Action: 5-13-05 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 1960 by McReynolds – Relating to retirement benefits for law enforcement officers employed and commissioned by certain institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 4-14-05 H Committee action pending House Pensions and Investments

HB 1966 by Turner – Relating to the establishment of an interagency task force to address the impact of globalization on this state.
Last Action: 5- 4-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House Border and International Affairs

HB 1968 by Rose – Relating to student representation on the board of regents of each state university or state university system.
Last Action: 5-12-05 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 1975 by Gallego – Relating to eligibility for participation in the group benefits program established under the Employees Group Benefits Act.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Insurance

HB 1979 by Turner – Relating to the fee paid to the attorney general for examining the record of proceedings authorizing the issuance of a public security or related credit agreement.
Last Action: 4- 5-05 H Not heard in committee House Business and Industry

HB 2001 by McClendon – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2002 by McClendon – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2003 by McClendon – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2004 by McClendon – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the College of Medicine of the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2007 by Flores – Relating to a tuition and fee exemption for students earning semester credit hours through concurrent enrollment in high school and college-level courses.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 2020 by West – Relating to the transfer of the state energy conservation office to the Railroad Commission.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Energy Resources

HB 2034 by Dutton – Relating to an exemption from or refund of tuition and fees for certain lower-division students enrolled in a general academic teaching institution.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 2038 by Allen – Relating to the establishment and operation of state regulated video lottery terminals at licensed Texas racetracks to enhance the Texas Racehorse and Greyhound racing.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2041 by Campbell – Relating to a Pilot Project to provide additional capacity for higher education undergraduate education.
Last Action: 5-19-05 S Committee action pending Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

HB 2043 by Miller – Relating to the creation of a state pharmacy assistance program for certain beneficiaries of state and local funded programs.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 2056 by Coleman – Relating to the provision of voter registration applications to graduating high school students and incoming college students.
Last Action: 4-27-05 H Committee action pending House Elections

HB 2070 by Rose – Relating to liability of a governmental unit for certain recreational activities.
Last Action: 5- 9-05 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 1224

HB 2078 by McClendon – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University for campus facilities and infrastructure.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2081 by Paxton – Relating to prohibiting the use of state money for research involving the destruction of human embryos.
Last Action: 4-11-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 2084 by Chisum – Relating to the ownership of groundwater and governmental actions affecting the rights of owners of groundwater.
Last Action: 4-11-05 H Committee action pending House Natural Resources

HB 2091 by Oleviera – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at Brownsville.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2105 by Branch – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2115 by McClendon – Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for Prairie View A&M University.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2116 by McClendon – Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for the Texas A&M University--San Antonio.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2118 by McClendon – Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for the Baylor College of Dentistry of the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2119 by McClendon – Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for Prairie View A&M University.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2122 by Naishtat – Relating to certain unlawful employment practices.
Last Action: 4-29-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Economic Development

HB 2141 by Pickett – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at El Paso.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2144 by Berman – Relating to veteran's employment preferences.
Last Action: 5-17-05 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 2145 by Hupp, Deuell – Relating to prohibiting changes in certain prescription drug orders without the approval of the prescribing health care practitioners.
Last Action: 5-29-05 H Set on the House Items Eligible Calendar

HB 2146 by Hupp - Relating to the operation of mail order prescription plans for certain public employees and retirees.
Last Action: 3-30-05 H Committee action pending House Public Health

HB 2147 by Hupp – Relating to required patient counseling regarding mail order prescription plans for certain public employees and retirees
Last Action: 3-30-05 H Committee action pending House Public Health

HB 2148 by Hupp – Relating to audit practices of pharmacy benefit plans.
Last Action: 5- 9-05 H Committee action pending House Public Health

HB 2156 by Smithee – Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs.
Last Action: 5- 3-05 H Committee action pending House Insurance

HB 2160 by West – Relating to the Energy Education Council.
Last Action: 4-20-05 H Committee action pending House Energy Resources

HB 2162 by Branch, Shapiro – Relating to hospital and clinic fees collected by certain public medical schools.
Last Action: 5-25-05 S Withdrawn from the Local Calendar

HB 2167 by Goolsby – Relating to organ donation.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 2169 by Rodriguez – Relating to ethics requirements for state agency purchasing personnel.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2184 by Olivera – Relating to the Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of Texas at Brownsville.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2185 by Olivera – relating to tuition rates for Olympic athletes residing and training in Texas.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 2189 by Deshotel – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Lamar Institute of Technology.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2190 by Deshotel – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Lamar State College-Port Arthur.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2191 by Wong – Relating to providing that the social security number of a living person is excepted from required disclosure under the public information law.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 S Committee action pending Senate State Affairs

HB 2192 by Hamilton – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Lamar State College-Orange.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2203 by Hughes – Relating to the powers and duties of the General Land Office and the disposition of certain unsurveyed public school land.
Last Action: 5- 9-05 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 1103

HB 2204 by Harper, Brown – Relating to the sale of public educational facilities to real estate investment trusts.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 2212 by Quintanilla, Shapleigh – Relating to the student union fees charged at the University of Texas at El Paso.
Last Action: 5-23-05 S Reported from committee as substituted Senate Education

HB 2224 by Isett – Relating to consumer access to health care information and consumer protection for services provided by or through hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers.
Last Action: 4- 7-05 H Subcommittee meeting set for On Adj., E2.028, House Insurance

HB 2233 by Keffer, Duncan – Relating to fiscal matters.
Last Action: 5-29-05 H Point of order sustained under Rule 8, Sec.3, in that the conference committee report violates the one-subject rule.

HB 2246 by Hegar – Relating to the amount of damages offered to a real property owner by an entity exercising the power of eminent domain.
Last Action: 3-31-05 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

HB 2247 by Isett – Relating to state contracts management, including the training of personnel, the negotiation of contracts, and the standardization of practices.
Last Action: 5-12-05 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 2248 by Isett – Relating to salary increases, equity adjustments, and merit payments for certain state employees.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 2252 by Rose – Relating to state purchases from foreign corporations.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2264 by Baxter – Relating to the charges for certain public information maintained by a governmental body.
Last Action: 5-10-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 2269 by Wooley – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds by the University of Texas System for an adult stem cell research center at the Texas Medical Center.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2270 by Riddle – Relating to the notification of person affected by a construction project.
Last Action: 4-21-05 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

HB 2276 by Pitts – Relating to directing payment, after approval, or certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 2288 by King – Relating to the award of graduate, postgraduate, or professional degree program course credit by public institutions of higher education to certain school district employees.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 2291 by Coleman – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University for campus facilities and infrastructure.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2308 by Goodman – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at Arlington and its engineering facilities.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2314 by Miller – Relating to increases in the recreational sports fee at component institutions of Texas A&M University System.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Not heard in committee House Higher Education

HB 2315 by Miller – Relating to increases in the student center complex fee at component institutions of the Texas A&M University System.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Not heard in committee House Higher Education

HB 2329 by Morrison, Ogden – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for institutions in the University of Houston System.
Last Action: 5-29-05 H Set on the House Items Eligible Calendar

HB 2330 by Morrison – Relating to the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions.
Last Action: 5-24-05 S Meeting set for 9:30 A.M., Shapiro's Desk, Senate Education

HB 2332 by Morrison – Relating to the tuition rebate program for certain undergraduates at certain public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-29-05 H Not heard in committee House Higher Education

HB 2367 by Gallego – Relating to a strategy to ensure that public institutions of higher education employ faculty and staff who reflect the population of Texas.
Last Action: 4-25-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education
HB 2372 by King – Relating to a college entrance examination preparation pilot program.
Last Action: 5-10-05 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 2375 by McClendon – Relating to the issuance of bonds or other obligations by certain junior college districts.
Last Action: 4-25-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2383 by Pickett – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at El Paso.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2395 by Solis – Relating to distribution of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund.
Last Action: 4-19-05 H Committee action pending House Economic Development

HB 2411 by Bonnen – Relating to emissions reductions obtained through certain energy efficiency initiatives.
Last Action: 3-22-05 H Committee action pending House Environmental Regulation

HB 2415 by Chisum – Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies.
Last Action: 3-15-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 2416 by Chisum – Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities.
Last Action: 3-15-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 2417 by Chisum – Relating to statutory authority for the legislature to make or reduce appropriations to certain governmental entities.
Last Action: 3-15-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 2442 by Leibowitz – Relating to power management software for state agencies.
Last Action: 5- 6-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House Government Reform

HB 2467 by Swinford – Relating to the elimination of certain alternative fuels programs.
Last Action: 3-15-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Energy Resources

HB 2469 by Thompson – Relating to research using human cells and tissues.
Last Action: 4-11-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 2479 by Delisi – Relating to health and human services.
Last Action: 5-12-05 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 2488 by Brown – Relating to the sale of instructional materials and other merchandise to students of institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2500 by Uresti – Relating to the authority of certain state agencies to purchase prescription drugs and other medication jointly with other states.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Public Health

HB 2501 by Uresti – Relating to permitting certain military personnel entitled to receive tuition and fee exemptions to transfer the exemption to a child.
Last Action: 5- 7-05 H Reported from committee as substituted Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations

HB 2512 by Kolkhorst – Relating to the statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental educational entities.
Last Action: 3-15-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 2519 by Coleman – Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applicants for employment and employment interviews.
Last Action: 4-19-05 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry

HB 2522 by Coleman – Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation.
Last Action: 3-15-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2523 by Coleman – Relating to retirement benefits for law enforcement officers employed and commissioned by institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-15-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Law Enforcement

HB 2525 by Callegari, Lindsay – Relating to contracts by governmental entities for construction projects and related professional services.
Last Action: 6-17-05 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 2529 by Chavez – Relating to a higher education border work group created to address and recommend policies regarding border communities and international trade.
Last Action: 3-15-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Border and International Affairs

HB 2543 by Hamric – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston at the University of Health Science Center at Houston.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2547 by Goolsby – Relating to the required public notice of the name of each finalist for the position of chief executive officer of an institution of higher education.
Last Action: 3-15-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 2554 by Kuempel – Relating to the exclusion of certain materials from a reservation of minerals to the state.
Last Action: 3-31-05 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

HB 2557 by Kuempel – Relating to the privacy of public employees under the Public Information Act.
Last Action: 5- 7-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 2566 by Eiland – Relating to the Emergency Services Retirement System.
Last Action: 3-23-05 H Committee action pending House Pensions and Investments

HB 2567 by Eiland – Relating to requiring public retirement systems periodically to submit an asset and liability study to the Pension Review Board.
Last Action: 4-20-05 H Meeting cancelled for 04/21/05, House Pensions and Investments

HB 2568 by Eiland – Relating to certain retired school employees and the powers and duties of the Teacher Retirement System.
Last Action: 5-11-05 H Recommitted to committee on House Pensions and Investments

HB 2582 by Gallego – Relating to the authorizing and issuance of revenue bonds for Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2583 by Turner – Relating to financial transaction awareness plans to be adopted by public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 2598 by Guillen – Relating to regulation the use and disclosure of social security numbers by state agencies and institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2608 by Guillen – Relating to the amount of a service retirement annuity for certain members of the Teacher Retirement System.
Last Action: 4-27-05 H Meeting cancelled for 04/28/05, House Pensions and Investments

HB 2609 by Guillen – Relating to the installment payment of tuition and fees charged by a public junior college for a summer term.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 2617 by Eiland – Relating to systems and programs administered
Last Action: 4-28-05 H Committee action pending House Pensions and Investments

HB 2631 by Hill – Relating to the removal or certain restrictions imposed on the programs, enrollment, and admission policies of the University of Texas at Dallas.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 2649 by Ritter – Relating to the award of a grant and reporting requirement under the Enterprise Fund.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Economic Development

HB 2656 by Krusee – Relating to the state aviation facilities.
Last Action: 5-25-05 S Placed on the Senate Intent Calendar for

HB 2673 by Turner – Relating to the creation of an alternative procurement procedure for architectural, engineering, or land surveying services by certain governmental entities.
Last Action: 4-11-05 H Committee action pending House Government Reform

HB 2674 by Hupp – Relating to prescription drug insurance benefits provided through or by the Employees Retirement System.
Last Action: 4- 7-05 H Subcommittee meeting set for On Adj., E2.028, House Insurance

HB 2687 by Gallego – Relating to the rates of tuition charged to students of institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 2688 by Gallego – Relating to a limitation on increases in the total amount of tuition and compulsory fees charged by public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 2690 by Gallego – Relating to the applicability of across-the-board salary increases to employees of institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 2691 by Gallego – Relating to benefits for certain members of the Texas National Guard.
Last Action: 3-31-05 H Committee action pending Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations

HB 2697 by Phillips – Relating to the preservation of Texas historical resources and historical government records.
Last Action: 5-12-05 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 2698 by Swinford – Relating to the use of state data centers by state agencies and institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 5-12-05 H Laid on the table - subject to call

HB 2699 by Swinford – Relating to the Department of Information Resources.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 2708 by Naishtat – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at Austin.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 2709 by Hamric – Relating to the issuance of special license plates to benefit the Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 2713 by Bailey – Relating to the provision of a preference in certain state construction contracts for contractors that provide health benefit employees.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 2717 by Swinford – Relating to the governor's study of emerging technology and economic development.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Economic Development

HB 2736 by Guillen – Relating to the minimum wage.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Economic Development

HB 2740 by Guillen – Relating to a pay raise for state employees.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 2741 by Guillen – Relating to restrictions on the state's contracting and purchasing authority with respect to persons who promote foreign employment.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Government Reform

HB 2752 by Keffer – Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts.
Last Action: 4-13-05 H Sent to subcommittee House Redistricting

HB 2757 by McReynolds – Relating to enhanced retirement benefits for certain members of the Teacher Retirement System.
Last Action: 4-21-05 H Committee action pending House Pensions and Investments

HB 2768 by Talton – Relating to the transfer of the Chiropractic College to the University of Houston System.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 2773 by Isett – Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriation to those agencies.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 2775 by Isett – Relating to the elimination of certain reports to or prepared by the Legislative Budget Board.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 2780 by Rodriguez – Relating to tuition and fee benefits for graduate students employed as teaching assistants, assistant instructors, or research assistants at public institutions of higher education and for certain family members of those students.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 2781 by Rodriguez – Relating to an exception for certain employees from the application of the employment-at-will doctrine.
Last Action: 4-19-05 H Committee action pending House Economic Development

HB 2782 by Rodriguez – Relating to requirements regarding termination of employment.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Economic Development

HB 2794 by Corte – Relating to Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Regulated Industries

HB 2801 by Smith – Relating to audits of state agency expenditures to recover overpayments and lost discounts.
Last Action: 5-13-05 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Finance

HB 2803 by Morrison – Relating to the sale of facilities of public institutions of higher education to real estate investment trusts.
Last Action: 5- 5-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Higher Education

HB 2804 by Morrison – Relating to a study of the reporting requirements imposed on public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 2805 by Morrison – Relating to an early college education program to provide at-risk and other students accelerated high school graduation and college credit.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 2807 by Morrison – Relating to vouchers for tuition and required fees at certain institutions of higher education for students who sound "Taps" at a veteran's funeral.
Last Action: 5- 3-05 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Education

HB 2830 by Vo –Relating to regulating the use and disclosure of social security numbers by school districts and institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2833 by Cook, Staples – Relating to regulatory takings of private real property.
Last Action: 5-26-05 S Withdrawn

HB 2855 by Uresti – Relating to the Building and Procurement Commission's contracts with travel agencies.
Last Action: 4- 4-05 H Committee action pending House Government Reform

HB 2857 by Uresti – Relating to increasing certain new construction energy efficiency standards and reducing the consumption of natural gas.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Environmental Regulation

HB 2860 by Uresti – Relating to the creation and implementation of performance measures for the purpose of evaluation state agencies.
Last Action: 5- 3-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Government Reform

HB 2869 by Frabee – Relating to the Redistricting Commission.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Redistricting

HB 2884 by Luna – Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts in the state treasury.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 2925 by Elkins – Relating to the purchase and use of cross-platform software by state agencies.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2933 by Delisi – Relating to standards of conduct for and conflicts of interest of state officers and employees.
Last Action: 5-16-05 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 2938 by Hilderbran – Relating to the designation and duties of the state historian.
Last Action: 5- 5-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Cultural & Recreational Resources

HB 2940 by Hilderbran, Estes – Relating to stamps for migratory and upland game bird hunting.
Last Action: 5-27-05 H Set on the House Items Eligible Calendar

HB 2945 by Eiland – Relating to participation in the optional retirement program by certain employees of institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 5-16-05 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 2946 by Eiland – Relating to efforts by coastal counties to mitigate coastal erosion and improve public access to public beaches.
Last Action: 4- 7-05 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

HB 2948 by Swinford – Relating to human cloning and the protection of certain research.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2970 by Eissler – Relating to certain health coverage under the Employees Group Benefits Act.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions and Investments

HB 2973 by Hegar – Relating to eligibility for benefit replacement pay.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 2974 by Hegar – Relating to membership in the Employees Retirement System.
Last Action: 4-21-05 H Committee action pending House Pensions and Investments

HB 2975 by Hegar – Relating to the waiting period for eligibility for membership in the Teacher Retirement System.
Last Action: 4-21-05 H Committee action pending House Pensions and Investments

HB 2976 by Hegar – Relating to the benefits and compensation of retired state employees who return to state employment.
Last Action: 4-21-05 H Committee action pending House Pensions and Investments

HB 2978 by Goolsby – Relating to the procedures required for a governmental entity to perform construction-related work on facilities under the construction manager-agent method.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 2989 by Nixon – Relating to the applicability of limitations provisions for governmental entities.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Failed to pass to third reading (Vote: N: 94/Y: 40)

HB 2990 by Nixon – Relating to the immunity of certain governmental entities from suits arising under certain contracts.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Civil Practices

HB 3000 by Morrison – Relating to the TEXAS grant and Texas B-On-time loan financial assistance programs for students in higher education.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 3005 by Zedler – Relating to providing incentives to recruit and retain professional nursing program facility.
Last Action: 5- 4-05 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 3008 by Pickett – Relating to the amount of longevity and hazardous pay for certain state employees.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 3011 by Branch – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at Dallas.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 3014 by Allen – Relating to the use of local junior colleges to provide training to state agency employees.
Last Action: 5- 9-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 3017 by Orr – Relating to the procedure for initiating and the award of certain costs in eminent domain proceedings.
Last Action: 4-25-05 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 3021 by Flynn – Relating to the comptroller's electronic funds transfer system and the use of electronic paycards.
Last Action: 5- 9-05 H Meeting cancelled for 05/09/05, House Government Reform

HB 3031 by Strama – Relating to the eligibility of certain institutions of higher education faculty members to participate in a group benefits program.
Last Action: 4-21-05 H Committee action pending House Pensions and Investments

HB 3032 by Strama – Relating to reduced tuition for certain public junior college district students.
Last Action: 5-10-05 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 3034 by Solis – Relating to a program to reduce the shortage of professional and vocational nurses through financial assistance from the Enterprise Fund.
Last Action: 4-26-05 H Committee action pending House Economic Development

HB 3054 by Moreno – Relating to parking of a motor vehicle operated by or for the transportation of a person with a disability.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 3068 by Villarreal – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 3069 by Villarreal – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 3075 by Brown – Relating to the components of the core curriculum for public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 3076 by Naishtat – Relating to the establishment of the stem cell research program.
Last Action: 4-11-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 3078 by Naishtat – Relating to requiring a record vote by each house or committee of the legislature on bills.
Last Action: 3-17-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 3100 by McReynolds – Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing. Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing.
Last Action: 5-11-05 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 1000

HB 3105 by Corte – Relating to the residency requirements for tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their dependents.
Last Action: 4-29-05 H Reported from committee as substituted Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations

HB 3106 by Thompson – Relating to the creation of the Institute on Race, Crime and Justice at the University of North Texas at Dallas.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 3119 by Giddings – Relating to the grade point average of and imposition of a fee on a student who repeats a course at a public institution of higher education.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 3121 by Giddings – Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system. Last Action: 3-21-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Business and Industry

HB 3125 by Eiland – Relating to a retired employee's eligibility for participation in the optional retirement system.
Last Action: 5-19-05 S Committee action pending Senate State Affairs

HB 3126 by Eiland – Relating to the regulation of investment advisors in the optional retirement program.
Last Action: 5- 9-05 H Voted favorably from committee as substituted House Pensions and Investments

HB 3133 by Martinez, Fischer – Relating to the enrollment of certain first-generation higher education students in the prepaid higher education tuition programs.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 3137 by Taylor – Relating to permitting a member of the Teacher Retirement System to establish equivalent membership service for time spent serving in the Peace Corps.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions and Investments

HB 3142 by Hughes – Relating to standards for the collection, retention and dissemination of government video and audio surveillance information.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 3143 by Hughes – Relating to the reverse auction process at the Building and Procurement Commission.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 3153 by Escobar – Relating to the creation of a wind power research institute at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 3170 by Green – Relating to legislative review and gubernatorial suspension certain rules of state agencies.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Government Reform

HB 3179 by King – Relating to the promotion of fair competition and intermodal parity among communications services providers.
Last Action: 5-12-05 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 3192 by Bailey – Relating to eligibility for an early college start program offered by a public junior college district.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 3218 by Coleman – Relating to reports regarding participation in higher education.
Last Action: 4-25-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HB 3219 by Merritt – Relating to a requirement that the Bureau of Economic Geology conduct a study on the East Texas Oil Field.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Energy Resources

HB 3223 by Brown – Relating to admission to the Joint Admission Medical Program.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 3245 by Homer – Relating to allowing a governmental body to discuss matters regarding computer security in closed meetings.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 3247 by Ritter – Relating to a program to promote research with economic potential.
Last Action: 5- 3-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House Economic Development

HB 3257 by Van Arsdale – Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination against an employee regarding a workers' compensation claims.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Business and Industry

HB 3274 by Isett – Relating to the award of state contracts for commercially available services.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Government Reform

HB 3278 by Isett – Relating to the management, security, and protection of personal information and governmental records.
Last Action: 5-10-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 3285 by Swinford – Relating to the abolition of the State Aircraft Pooling Board.
Last Action: 5-12-05 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Transportation & Homeland Security

HB 3314 by Brown – Relating to prohibiting Internet access to obscene materials on public property.
5- 5-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 3321 by Deshotel – Relating to student and faculty representation on the board of regents of each state university or state university system.
Last Action: 3-22-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 3329 by Martinez, Fischer – Relating to renaming the State Auditor Office.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 3334 by Corte – Relating to an exemption from regulation for certain nonprofit agricultural research projects.
Last Action: 4-19-05 H Committee action pending House Agriculture and Livestock

HB 3362 by Geren – Relating to performance and efficiency review of certain governmental entities and program.
Last Action: 4-18-05 H Committee action pending House Government Reform

HB 3364 by Coleman – Relating to the creation of a Civilian Oversight Commission.
Last Action: 3-23-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Government Reform

HB 3370 by Solis – Relating to higher education tuition exemptions.
Last Action: 3-23-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 3393 by Keffer – Relating to contracts and evaluations of and continuing education for public school educators.
Last Action: 3-29-05 H Committee action pending House Public Education

HB 3413 by Alonzo – Relating to Mexican American studies programs and course work at certain public junior colleges.
Last Action: 4-25-05 H Not heard in committee House Higher Education

HB 3417 by Hughes – Relating to financial records and audits of certain charitable nonprofit corporations.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry

HB 3427 by Guillen – Relating to importing prescription drugs for use in state-funded programs that provide health care services or benefits.
Last Action: 3-23-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 3433 by Thompson – Relating to the minimum wage.
Last Action: 4-19-05 H Committee action pending House Economic Development

HB 3444 by Herrero – Relating to overtime compensation earned by certain state employees.
Last Action: 3-23-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 3445 by Herrero – Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-23-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3447 by Herrero – Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions to certain undergraduate students.
Last Action: 3-23-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HB 3456 by Deshotel – Relating to creating an office of civil rights at certain state agencies.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Committee action pending House Government Reform

HB 3459 by Baxter – Relating to the repurchase of real property acquired by a governmental entity through eminent domain.
Last Action: 4-14-05 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

HB 3467 by Puente – Relating to certain practices to improve energy conservation in state buildings.
Last Action: 4-28-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Government Reform

HB 3470 by Coleman – Relating to the regulation of state subsidies granted for economic development purposes.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Committee action pending House Economic Development

HB 3540 by Pitts, Ogden – Relating to the certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities.
Last Action: 5-29-05 H Conference authorized to go outside bounds - see HR 2289

HB 3575 by Corte – Relating to an exemption from regulation for certain nonprofit agricultural research projects.
Last Action: 5- 4-05 H Meeting set for 2:00 P.M. or Adj., E1.026, House Natural Resources

HB 3589 by Brown, Ogden – Relating to the creation of the Research Valley Innovation District.
Last Action: 5-21-05 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

HCR 16 by Merritt – Directing the legislative staff to maintain the Legislature's Internet website to develop a link for prompt information on votes.
Last Action:1- 6-05 H Filed

HCR 17 by Branch – Directing the legislative staff to develop a link on the main page of the Texas Legislatures Internet website to record votes.
Last Action: 1- 7-05 H Filed

HCR 18 by Hilderbran – Relating to directing the Texas Legislature Website to provide a link to the votes on passage of legislation.
Last Action: 1- 7-05 H Filed

HCR 46 by Van Arsdale – Expressing support for the abolition of the Bowl Championship Series.
Last Action: 2-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HCR 73 by Hochberg – Granting RealAmerica Partners permission to sue the University of Houston System and the State.
Last Action: 4-27-05 H Committee action pending House Civil Practices

HJR 6 by Chisum, Staples - Relating to providing that marriage in this state consists only of the union of one man and one woman.
Last Action: 11- 8-05 G Election date

HJR 7 by Oliveira – Relating to imposing a state property tax for public education, establishing a residence homestead exemption from the state property tax, and increasing the amount of the school district residence homestead property tax exemption.
Last Action: 2- 8-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 11 by Branch – Relating to the determination of a quorum of the senate or house of representatives.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Committee action pending House Government Reform

HJR 12 by Branch – Relating to the determination of a quorum of the senate or house of representatives.
Last Action: 3-21-05 H Committee action pending House Government Reform

HJR 13 by Branch – Relating to requiring each house of the legislature to take a record vote on final passage of a bill and to public the record vote on the Internet.
Last Action: 3- 7-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HJR 17 by Pena – Relating to requiring a house or committee of the legislature to take a record vote on certain legislative measures and actions.
Last Action: 2- 8-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HJR 27 by Naishtat – Relating to requiring the house or committee of the legislature to take a record vote on certain legislative measures and actions.
Last Action: 3- 7-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HJR 47 by Guillen – Relating to authorizing a state property tax for public education.
Last Action: 2-17-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 48 by Isett – Relating to restriction on the rate of growth of state appropriations and establishing three special funds to replace the economic stabilization fund.
Last Action: 2-22-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HJR 50 by Pitts – Relating to authorizing a state property tax for public education.
Last Action: 4-14-05 H Recommitted to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 55 by Alonzo – Relating to requiring a house or committee of the legislature to take a record vote on certain legislative measures and actions.
Last Action: 3- 2-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HJR 60 by Rose – Relating to authorizing a student member of the board of regents of a state institution of higher education or state university to serve a term that differs from the terms served by the other members of the board.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

HJR 71 by Thompson – Relating to establishing the Texas Institute for Regenerative Medicine.
Last Action: 4-11-05 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HJR 83 by Strama – Relating to establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission.
Last Action: 4-13-05 H Sent to subcommittee House Redistricting

HJR 96 by Naishtat – Relating to authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide grants and loans for stem cell research.
Last Action: 3-14-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Higher Education

HJR 100 by Dunnam - Relating to providing for open meeting of each House of the Legislature and its committees and subcommittees.
Last Action: 3-16-05 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

SB 5 by Staples, Solomons - Relating to the continuation and operation of the worker's compensation system and the Department of Workers' Compensation.
Last Action: 5-23-05 H Meeting set for 4:00 P.M., Betty King Room

SB 12 by Zaffirini - Relating to state contract management, including the training of personnel, the negotiation of contracts, and the standardization of practices.
Last Action: 5-19-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

SB 24 by Zaffirini Relating to the creation of a donor education, awareness, and registry program and the establishment of an organ donor and tissue council.
Last Action: 5- 9-05 H Rereferred to Committee on House Public Health

SB 31 by Zaffirini Relating to requiring students receiving certain financial aid at institutions of higher education to meet timely graduation and academic progress requirements.
Last Action: 5-20-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Higher Education

SB 32 by Zaffirini Relating to certain special tuition rates at institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 5-16-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

SB 33 by Zaffirini, Smithee Relating to graduate stipends awarded as part of the Texas B-On-time loan program.
Last Action: 1-31-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SB 35 by Zaffirini – Relating to a study regarding credit hour requirements for undergraduate certificate and degree programs at public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 1-31-05 S Sent to subcommittee Senate Education

SB 41 by Zaffirini - Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain activities of the employee's child.
Last Action: 4-12-05 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 61 by West - Relating to the teaching of foreign languages in public schools.
Last Action: 3-15-05 S Committee action pending Senate Education

SB 63 by Staples - Relating to a pay raise for state employees.
Last Action: 1-31-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 67 by Shapleigh – Relating to a program to promote the training and retention of health care professionals in this state.
Last Action: 3-14-05 S Not heard in committee Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 68 by Shapleigh – Relating to increasing the number of students in medical education in Texas.
Last Action: 1-31-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SB 70 by Shapleigh – Relating to the provision of a preference in governmental purchasing decisions for vendors that provide health benefits to employees.
Last Action: 5-16-05 S Placed on the Senate Intent Calendar

SB 74 by Shapleigh – Relating to a prohibition on employment discrimination in compensation.
Last Action: 1-31-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 79 by Shapleigh – Relating to tuition exemptions granted by public institutions of higher education to children of certain classroom teachers.
Last Action: 1-31-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SB 80 by Shapleigh – Relating to the percentage of certain tuition set aside to fund financial assistance for resident undergraduate and graduate students at public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 1-31-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 81 by Shapleigh – Relating to a joint partnership between the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and the University of Texas at El Paso.
Last Action: 5-19-05 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

SB 82 by Shapleigh – Relating to additional funding to school districts for teacher salaries.
Last Action: 1-31-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SB 95 by Shapleigh – Relating to the establishment of an asthma research center at the Texas Tech University campus in El Paso.
Last Action: 5-10-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Higher Education

SB 105 by Shapleigh - Relating to a report on the use of money from the Enterprise Fund.
Last Action: 4-18-05 S Committee action pending Senate Subcommittee on Emerging Technologies

SB 127 by Lindsay – Relating to disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases.
Last Action: 5-23-05 S Placed on the Senate Intent Calendar for

SB 128 by Shapleigh - Relating to the use of certain human cells and tissue.
Last Action: 5-19-05 S Committee action pending Senate Health and Human Services

SB 130 by Nelson – Relating to the provision of health and human services.
Last Action: 4- 4-05 S Reported from committee as substituted Senate Health and Human Services

SB 136 by Nelson - Relating to the establishment of a school of pharmacy at the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center at Fort Worth.
Last Action: 2- 1-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 147 by Wentworth - Relating to the exception from required disclosure under the public information law of certain audit working papers.
Las Action: 2- 1-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 156 by Fraser – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M University--Central Texas.
Last Action: 2- 1-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 157 by Fraser – Relating to the student enrollment required for the operation of Texas A&M University--Central Texas as an independent general academic teaching institution.
Last Action: 4-21-05 S Placed on the Senate Intent Calendar for

SB 158 by Fraser - Relating to the authority of another institution of higher education to conduct vocational or technical courses in the service area of a junior college district.
Last Action: 4-11-05 S Not heard in committee Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 161 by Jackson - Relating to the food and fibers research grant program.
Last Action: 3-31-05 S Withdrawn from the Local Calendar

SB 173 by Harris - Relating to banning handguns and certain other weapons from parking areas associated with schools or educational institutions.
Last Action: 2- 1-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 201 by Gallegos - Relating to a prohibition of discrimination by public educational institutions.
Last Action: 2- 3-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SB 219 by Carona – Relating to notaries public.
Last Action: 3- 9-05 S Committee action pending Senate Jurisprudence

SB 222 by Zaffirini - Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period.
Last Action: 5-23-05 S Placed on the Senate Intent Calendar for

SB 238 by Janek – Relating to training for members of the governing boards of public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 2- 3-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 246 by Gallegos – Relating to the creation of an offense involving certain sales of tickets to events. Last Action: 4-21-05 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 266 by Williams – Relating to the release of certain information regarding a workers' compensation claim.
Last Action: 3-31-05 S Committee action pending Senate State Affairs

SB 275 by Staples – Relating to authorizing the University of Texas at Tyler to offer doctoral degree programs in nursing and human resource development.
Last Action: 2- 3-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 277 by Lucio - Relating to use of money in the Texas Enterprise Fund.
Last Action: 4-18-05 S Committee action pending Senate Subcommittee on Emerging Technologies

SB 278 by Lucio – Relating to the provision of financial assistance to counties for roadway projects serving border colonias.
Last Action: 2- 3-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate International Relations and Trade

SB 283 by Staples – Relating to a recreational sports fee at Stephen F. Austin State University.
Last Action: 3-22-05 S Voted favorably from committee on Senate Education

SB 287 by Janek – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for National Biocontainment facilities and infrastructure.
Last Action: 2- 7-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 288 by Shapleigh – Relating to the transfer of certain surplus or salvage property to the United Mexican States.
Last Action: 3-17-05 S Reported from committee as substituted Senate Government Organization

SB 295 by Madla – Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M University--San Antonio.
Last Action: 2- 7-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 303 by Deuell – Relating to notice of factors used in admissions and scholarship decisions at certain public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3- 7-05 S Committee action pending Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 311 by Deuell – Relating to the regulation of academic language teachers and therapists.
Last Action: 4- 4-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Public Education

SB 315 by Lucio - Relating to minimum personal leave for faculty members at public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 4- 5-05 S Voted favorably from committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 319 by Shapleigh – Relating to requiring state investment funds to post certain information on the Internet.
Last Action: 2- 7-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 320 by Wentworth – Relating to admission to certain public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-30-05 S Committee action pending Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 322 by Staples, Krusee – Relating to proceeds from the sale of certain state surplus and salvage personal property.
Last Action: 5-24-05 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 332 by Fraser – Relating to furthering competition in the telecommunication industry.
Last Action: 3-16-05 S Meeting cancelled for 03/17/05, Senate Business and Commerce

SB 333 by West – Relating to the eligibility of a high school graduate for automatic admission to an institution of higher education.
Last Action: 5-10-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Higher Education

SB 352 by Madla – Relating to the management of state-owned land, including the lease of the right to produce groundwater from certain state-owned land.
Last Action: 4-29-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Land and Resource Management

SB 354 by Fraser – Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for Tarleton State University.
Last Action: 4-13-05 S Not heard in committee Senate Jurisprudence

SB 379 by Wentworth – Relating to authorizing the issuance of not more than $10 million in revenue bonds for the purchase and retirement of certain commercial fishing, shrimping, and crabbing licenses.
Last Action: 2-15-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Agriculture

SB 391 by Armbrister – Relating to the degree programs offered by the University of Houston-Victoria. Last Action: 2-15-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 392 by Van de Putte – Relating to the residency requirements for tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their dependents.
Last Action: 3- 7-05 S Committee action pending Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 400 by Nelson – Relating to the continuation of the Worker's Compensation Commission.
Last Action: 2-15-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Government Organization

SB 412 by Nelson – Relating to the governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.
Last Action: 2-22-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Government Organization

SB 418 by Shapleigh – Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Educator Certification.
Last Action: 5- 9-05 S Placed on the Senate Intent Calendar for

SB 420 by Carona – Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation.
Last Action: 4- 4-05 S Committee action pending Senate Government Organization

SB 433 by Wentworth, Casteel – Relating to the authorization of airport authorities and the issuance of bonds and exercise of eminent domain by the authorities.
Last Action: 6-17-05 G Vetoed by the Governor

SB 445 by Carona – Relating to indemnification provisions in construction contracts.
Last Action: 2-15-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 448 by Zaffirini – Relating to the Texas Academy of International Studies at Texas A&M International University.
Last Action: 5-20-05 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

SB 458 by Fraser – Relating to governmental contingent fee contracts for legal services entered into by a local governmental entity.
Last Action: 2-22-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 459 by Staples - Relating to the valuation of state-owned real property.
Last Action: 4- 5-05 S Committee action pending Senate Natural Resources

SB 462 by Eltife – Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M University-Texarkana.
Last Action: 2-22-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 464 by Ellis, Uresti – Relating to the duration of judgment liens in favor of the state.
Last Action: 5-24-05 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 470 by Averitt – Relating to the portion of designated tuition set aside to fund financial assistance for resident undergraduate and graduate students at public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 2-22-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 479 by Barrientos – Relating to protecting students and employees at an institution of higher education from threatened acts of violence.
Last Action: 2-22-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 503 by West – Relating to making the award of an arbitration an open record.
Last Action: 4-20-05 S Committee action pending Senate Jurisprudence

SB 507 by Wentworth – Relating to alternative dispute resolution of certain contract claims against the state.
Last Action: 2-28-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 508 by Wentworth – Relating to the confidentiality of certain communications involving an ombudsman's office established by an employer.
Last Action: 2-28-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 527 by Hinojosa – Relating to authorizing a sports recreation and wellness facility fee at the University of Texas-Pan American.
Last Action: 4-12-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Higher Education

SB 528 by Hinojosa – Relating to the installment payment of tuition fees charged by a public junior college for a summer term.
Last Action: 4-11-05 S Reported from committee as substituted Senate Education

SB 530 by West - Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions to certain students for satisfactory academic progress and performance.
Last Action: 4- 4-05 S Committee action pending Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 531 by West – Relating to the tuition charged for certain courses repeated by students attending public junior colleges.
Last Action: 5-16-05 S Placed on the Senate Intent Calendar for

SB 543 by Shapleigh – Relating to the authority of a member, agency, or committee of the legislature to receive on request one copy of public information from a governmental body without charge.
Last Action: 2-28-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 545 by Madla – Relating to the creation of the Type 2 Diabetes Screening Program Advisory Council and the establishment of a Type 2 diabetes screening program for school children.
Last Action: 2-28-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SB 549 by Ellis – Relating to the disclosure of information relating to the investment of the permanent university fund and other funds under the management and control of the board of regents of the University of Texas System.
Last Action: 4-11-05 S Not heard in committee Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 562 by Janek – Relating to the creation of health savings accounts for certain state employees and retirees and their dependents.
Last Action: 2-28-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 564 by Barrientos – Relating to the establishment of a program for the disposition of electronic equipment in a manner that protects the water and other natural resources.
Last Action: 4-12-05 S Not heard in committee Senate Natural Resources

SB 572 by Barrientos – Relating to the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures for certain state agencies.
Last Action: 5-13-05 H Meeting set for On first Adj., Desk #9, House State Affairs

SB 576 by Amrbister – Relating to certain purchases by the Railroad Commission.
Last Action: 3- 1-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Government Organization

SB 582 by Van de Putte – Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their dependents.
Last Action: 4-11-05 S Committee action pending Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 601 by Van de Putte – Relating to importing prescription drugs for use in state-funded programs that provide health care services or benefits.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Public Health

SB 608 by Nelson – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.
Last Action: 3- 1-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 613 by Whitmire – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center facilities and infrastructure.
Last Action: 3- 1-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 633 by Barrientos – Relating to a pilot program to provide health services to state employees in state office complexes.
Last Action: 3- 1-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Government Organization

SB 634 by Barrientos – Relating to the compensation of administrators in public institutions of higher education and university systems.
Last Action: 3- 1-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 635 by Barrientos - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at Austin.
Last Action: 3- 1-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 638 by Barrientos – Relating to the award of a grant and reporting requirements under the Enterprise Fund.
Last Action: 4-18-05 S Committee action pending Senate Subcommittee on Emerging Technologies

SB 645 by Barrientos – Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate the use of outdoor lighting.
Last Action: 5-18-05 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

SB 646 by Barrientos – Relating to the concurrent jurisdiction of campus peace officers commissioned by the University of Texas at Austin and law enforcement agencies of the state and political subdivisions of the state.
Last Action: 3- 2-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 648 by Lucio – Relating to the transfer of adult education and literacy programs from the Education Agency to the Workforce Commission.
Last Action: 3- 2-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SB 674 by West – Relating to limiting the use of customers' social security numbers by persons.
Last Action: 5-21-05 H Reported favorably from committee as amended House Business and Industry

SB 676 by West – Relating to identifying which public institutions of higher education in this state are comprehensive research universities of the first class.
Last Action: 4-29-05 S Placed on the Senate Intent Calendar for

SB 700 by Hinojosa – Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
Last Action: 3- 2-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 701 by Deuell – Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Last Action: 3- 2-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 703 by West – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of North Texas, the University of North Texas System Center at Dallas, and the University Center at Dallas.
Last Action: 3- 2-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 704 by West – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
Last Action: 3- 2-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 705 by West – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry.
Last Action: 3- 2-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 714 by Barrientos – Relating to prohibiting discrimination against certain employees who sustain an injury in the course and scope of their employment.
Last Action: 3- 2-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 715 by Barrientos – Relating to the prohibition of certain required arbitration agreements and employee waivers.
Last Action: 3- 2-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 719 by Deuell – Relating to the operation of mail order prescription plans for certain public employees and retirees.
Last Action: 3- 2-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 720 by Deuell – Relating to required patient counseling regarding mail order prescription plans for certain public employees and retirees.
Last Action: 3- 2-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 721 by Lucio - Relating to establishing a health science center and medical school in the Rio Grande Valley.
Last Action: 3- 2-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 722 by Lucio – Relating to the creation of the TexasNextStep grant.
Last Action: 4-11-05 S Committee action pending Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 730 by West – Relating to the establishment of a law school in the city of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.
Last Action: 5-20-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Higher Education

SB 731 by Williams – Relating to initial training and continuing education requirements for a constable. Last Action: 3- 2-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 749 by Van de Putte – Relating to the regulation of certain pharmacy benefit managers.
Last Action: 3-10-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 754 by Ellis – Relating to the adoption of a privacy policy by a person who requires the disclosure of an individual's social security number.
Last Action: 3-10-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 770 by West – Relating to limiting use of money in the Enterprise Fund to recipients that provide health benefit plans.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 S Committee action pending Senate Subcommittee on Emerging Technologies

SB 774 by Van de Putte – Relating to permitting certain military personnel entitled to receive tuition and fee exemptions to transfer the exemption to a child.
Last Action: 5-22-05 H Referred to House Committee on Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations

SB 775 by Van de Putte – Relating to tuition assistance for members of state military forces.
Last Action: 3-10-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Veteran Affairs/Military Installations

SB 783 by Seliger – Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities.
Last Action: 3-10-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 793 by Estes – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for utility infrastructure and campus renovations at Midwestern State University.
Last Action: 3-10-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 794 by Estes – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of North Texas.
Last Action: 3-10-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 795 by Estes – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Woman's University.
Last Action: 3-10-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 801 by Lucio – Relating to a fee to support the wellness, recreational, and fitness complex at the University of Texas at Brownsville.
Last Action: 4-14-05 S Not heard in committee Senate Education

SB 817 by West – Relating to financial transaction awareness plans to be adopted by public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 5- 3-05 S Voted favorably from committee as substituted Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 823 by Shapleigh – Relating to restrictions on the use of foreign workers in the performance of certain government service contracts that relate to health and human services.
Last Action: 4-11-05 S Committee action pending Senate Government Organization

SB 825 by Shapleigh, Solomons – Relating to the TexasOnline Authority's use of TexasOnline revenue. Last Action: 5-28-05 H House appointed conference committee
CONFEREES: Solomons-chair, Fred Brown, Uresti, Otto and
Pickett

SB 831 by Shapiro - Relating to the creation of programs and funding for emerging technology industries.
Last Action: 5-21-05 H Reported from committee as substituted House Economic Development

SB 855 by Van de Putte – Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Last Action: 3-10-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 856 by Van de Putte – Relating to the authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the South Texas Research Tower.
Last Action: 3-10-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 857 by Van de Putte – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Last Action: 3-10-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 858 by Van de Putte – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Last Action: 3-10-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 868 by Carona – Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs. Last Action: 4-28-05 S Not heard in committee Senate State Affairs

SB 870 by Shapleigh – Relating to student representation on the board of regents of each state university system.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Committee action pending Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 888 by Williams – Relating to the powers,duties, privileges and immunities of a peace officer.
Last Action: 3-10-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 900 by Eltife – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at Tyler.
Last Action: 3-10-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 913 by Shapleigh – Relating to a Texas teacher leadership initiative.
Last Action: 3-14-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SB 931 by Hinojosa – Relating to the authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the the University of Texas-Pan American for construction and renovation to accommodate institutional growth.
Last Action: 3-14-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 934 by Wentworth – Relating to student registration on the board of regents of each state university or state university system.
Last Action: 5-25-05 S Passed on local calendar (Vote: Y: 31/N: 0)

SB 936 by West – Relating to practices of school districts that concern the admission process to institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 5- 8-05 S Placed on the Senate Intent Calendar for

SB 940 by Lucio – Relating to the establishment of the Reynaldo G. Garza School of Law at the University of Texas at Brownsville.
Last Action: 3-14-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 941 by Staples – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Stephen F. Austin State University.
Last Action: 3-14-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 942 by Staples – Relating to the authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.
Last Action: 3-14-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 943 by Armbrister – Relating to the regulation of the cloning of human beings.
Last Action: 5-19-05 S Committee action pending Senate Health and Human Services

SB 953 by Seliger – Relating to an energy-efficient building program.
Last Action: 3-14-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 958 by Duncan – Relating to the installation, copying, or use of computer software for unauthorized purposes.
Last Action: 3-14-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Jurisprudence

SB 960 by Shapiro – Relating to hospital and clinic fees collected by certain public medical schools.
Last Action: 4-21-05 S Committee action pending Senate Finance

SB 964 by Lucio, Chavez – Relating to the authorization, administration, and funding of the program to provide financial assistance for the construction of water supply and sewer services for economically distressed areas.
Last Action: 5-24-05 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 965 by Lucio – Relating to the authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds by the University of Texas System.
Last Action: 3-14-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 966 by Lucio – Relating to programs to recruit, train, and license nurses and other health care professionals.
Last Action: 3-14-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 981 by Whitmire – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University for campus facilities and infrastructure.
Last Action: 3-14-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 994 by Lucio – Relating to liability of a governmental unit for a claim arising from roadway lighting conditions.
Last Action: 3-14-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1012 by Harris – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at Arlington and its engineering facilities.
Last Action: 3-14-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1023 by Jackson – Relating to the number of meetings of the Coastal Coordinating Council.
Last Action: 3-14-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Agriculture

SB 1041 by Janek – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds by the University of Texas System for an adult stem cell research center at the Texas Medical Center.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1043 by Janek – Relating to curriculum requirements for courses in which students receive concurrent high school and college credit.
Last Action: 5-12-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Public Education

SB 1046 by Seliger – Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for West Texas A&M University.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1047 by Seliger – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1048 by Eltife – Relating to a student union fee at the University of Texas at Tyler.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1058 by Lucio – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1059 by Lucio – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at Brownsville, the University of Texas-Pan American and Texas State Technical College-Harlingen.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1076 by Van de Putte – Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1077 by Van de Putte – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1078 by Van de Putte – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1079 by Van de Putte – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1081 by Ellis – Relating to recycling market development.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Referred to House Committee on House State Affairs

SB 1094 by Van de Putte – Relating to veteran's employment preferences.
Last Action: 5- 5-05 S Committee action pending Senate State Affairs

SB 1109 by Van de Putte – Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to benefit small-business concerns.
Last Action: 4-18-05 S Committee action pending Senate Subcommittee on Emerging Technologies

SB 1110 by Ellis – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University for campus facilities and infrastructure.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1118 by Ellis, Coleman – Relating to the authority to change the name of component institutions of the A&M University System.
Last Action: 5-20-05 H Withdrawn from the Local Calendar

SB 1138 by Estes – Relating to the establishment of a recreational and health facilities fee at Midwestern State University.
Last Action: 5- 9-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Higher Education

SB 1140 by Carona – Relating to requiring a record vote by each house or committee of the legislature on bills.
Last Action: 5-12-05 H Referred to House Committee on House State Affairs

SB 1145 by Shapiro – Relating to tuition or fee exemptions granted by public institutions of higher education to children of certain classroom teachers.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1164 by Zaffirini – Relating to prohibiting human cloning and other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 5-19-05 S Committee action pending Senate Health and Human Services

SB 1169 by Armbrister – Relating to the authority and financing of the Railroad Commission in relation to gas utilities.
Last Action: 4-28-05 S Committee action pending Senate Natural Resources

SB 1180 by West – Relating to the group benefit plans provided to certain retired state and university employees and their dependents.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1181 by West – Relating to exempting a peace officer from tuition and fees charged by a public institution of higher education.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1184 by West – Relating to an annual analysis and report by the Higher Education Coordinating Board regarding financial information submitted by institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1185 by West – Relating to the qualifications of and training and continuing education for certain officials and personnel or career schools or colleges.
Last Action: 5- 2-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Higher Education

SB 1201 by Ellis – Relating to creating an office of civil rights at certain state agencies.
Last Action: 5-10-05 H Referred to House Committee on House State Affairs

SB 1215 by Eltife – Relating to financial records and audits of certain charitable nonprofit corporation.
Last Action: 4-29-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Business and Industry

SB 1228 by Shapiro – Relating to a statewide assessment and accountability system for public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 5- 9-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Higher Education

SB 1239 by Lucio, McReynolds – Relating to a risk assessment program for Type 2 diabetes.
Last Action: 5-24-05 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 1242 by Madla – Relating to the procedures required for a governmental entity to perform construction-related work on facilities under the construction manager-agent method.
Last Action: 4-14-05 S Committee action pending Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1243 by Carona – Relating to the provision of a preference in certain state construction contracts for contractors that provide health benefits to employees.
Last Action: 4-25-05 S Committee action pending Senate State Affairs

SB 1269 by Deuell – Relating to establishment of a defined contribution health care benefits program for certain active state employees that is operated through the establishment of health reimbursement arrangements.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1276 by Harris – Relating to financial disclosure by appointed state officers after leaving office.
Last Action: 3-23-05 S Rereferred to Committee on Senate Committee on Administration

SB 1278 by Lucio – Relating to a college entrance examination preparation pilot program.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1279 by Armbrister – Relating to the registration and regulation of architects, landscape architects, and interior designers.
Last Action: 5-17-05 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1289 by Wentworth – Relating to authorizing a state university to conduct a one-time lottery.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1293 by Deuell – Relating to prohibiting wireless Internet access to obscene materials on public property.
Last Action: 5- 3-05 S Committee action pending Senate Criminal Justice

SB 1300 by West – Relating to an excused absence from a public institution of higher education for a person called to active military service.
Last Action: 5- 4-05 S Placed on the Senate Intent Calendar for

SB 1319 by Staples – Relating to participation of certain annuitants and their dependents in the state employees group benefits program.
Last Action: 5-23-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Pensions and Investments

SB 1324 by Armbrister – Relating to the delivery of prescription drugs by mail order.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1337 by Madla – Relating to the governor's study of emerging technology and economic development.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Emerging Technologies

SB 1348 by Barrientos – Relating to records and reports kept and produced by the Texas Workforce Commission civil rights division.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1352 by Williams – Relating to the maximum reservation for certain individual projects of a portion of the state ceiling for private activity bonds.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1355 by West – Relating to requiring a contractor to provide health insurance to its employees as a condition of eligibility for the award of certain state contracts.
Last Action: 4-25-05 S Committee action pending Senate State Affairs

SB 1389 by Ellis – Relating to a limitation on increases in the total amount of tuition and compulsory fees charged by public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1398 by Ellis – Relating to the eligibility of a student for a tuition equalization grant.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1399 by Ellis – Relating to the portion of designated tuition required to be set aside to provide student financial assistance at institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1400 by Ellis – Relating to a limitation on increases in the total amount of tuition and compulsory fees charged by public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1403 by Armbrister – Relating to authorizing the state to operate video lottery at racetracks, to the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1404 by Wentworth – Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission.
Last Action: 5-22-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Redistricting

SB 1414 by Shapleigh – Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1444 by Averitt – Relating to contingent payment clauses in certain construction contracts.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1449 by Averitt – Relating to requiring public retirement systems periodically to submit an asset and liability study to the Pension Review Board.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1456 by Wentworth – Relating to telecommunications infrastructure fund assessments and collections.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1475 by Shapleigh – Relating to prerequisites to an institution of higher education increasing designated tuition.
Last Action: 4-11-05 S Not heard in committee Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1482 by Shapleigh – Relating to the acquisition of goods and services for certain state agencies providing health and human services.
Last Action: 5- 3-05 S Committee action pending Senate Health and Human Services

SB 1483 by Williams – Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax.
Last Action: 3-21-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1484 by Williams – Relating to general revenue appropriations to institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 5-11-05 S Placed on the Senate Intent Calendar for

SB 1499 by Brimer – Relating to the telecommunications infrastructure fund, including the administration of the fund.
Last Action: 3-30-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1500 by Lucio – Relating to the allocation of federal funds directed to be used to support graduate medical education in connection with the state Medicaid program.
Last Action: 5-19-05 H Not heard in committee House Public Health

SB 1502 by West – Relating to improvements in and assessments of the status of higher education in this state and to the coordination of public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 4-11-05 S Not heard in committee Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1503 by West – Relating to the creation of the Institute on Race, Crime, and Justice at the University of North Texas at Dallas to examine and provide training regarding racial profiling by law enforcement.
Last Action: 5-18-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Urban Affairs

SB 1513 by Averitt, Eiland – Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the health insurance division of the Texas Department of Insurance.
Last Action: 5-17-05 H Reported favorably from committee as amended House Pensions and Investments

SB 1520 by Deuell – Relating to prescription drug insurance benefits provided through or by the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
Last Action: 3-22-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1527 by Zaffirini – Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A&M International University.
Last Action: 3-22-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1529 by Zaffirini – Relating to policies and measures to promote timely graduation of students from public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 5-16-05 H Committee action pending House Higher Education

SB 1530 by Zaffirini – Relating to a statewide strategic plan for the support and promotion of technology research.
Last Action: 4-25-05 S Voted favorably from committee as substituted Senate Subcommittee on Emerging Technologies

SB 1531 by Averitt – Relating to requiring a contractor or subcontractor to provide health insurance to its employees to participate in certain state contracts.
Last Action: 4-25-05 S Committee action pending Senate State Affairs

SB 1532 by Averitt – Relating to the eligibility of certain educational employees to participate or be enrolled in certain group health benefit programs.
Last Action: 5-21-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Public Education

SB 1536 by Armbrister – Relating to prescription drug benefits under certain health benefit plans.
Last Action: 3-22-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1543 by Barrientos – Relating to the applicability of across-the-board salary increases to employees of institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-22-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1544 by West – Relating to purchasing practices of public junior colleges and community college districts.
Last Action: 5-24-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Higher Education

SB 1545 by Barrientos – Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System.
Last Action: 3-22-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1546 by Barrientos – Relating to the admission of students to general academic teaching institutions.
Last Action: 3-30-05 S Committee action pending Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1547 by Duncan – Relating to the Department of Information Resources' management of state electronic and telecommunications services.
Last Action: 5-17-05 H Committee action pending House Government Reform

SB 1553 by Ellis – Relating to the creation of a program for alternative funding of Toward Excellence, Access, & Success (TEXAS) grants.
Last Action: 5- 3-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Higher Education

SB 1554 by Ellis – Relating to a limitation on increases in the total amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-22-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1561 by Lucio – Relating to requirements imposed under the vehicle fleet management plan.
Last Action: 3-22-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Government Organization

SB 1567 by Williams – Relating to the amount of longevity and hazardous duty pay for certain state employees.
Last Action: 4-19-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Appropriations

SB 1568 by Williams – Relating to membership in the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
Last Action: 3-22-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1572 by Williams – Relating to certain health coverage under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act.
Last Action: 3-22-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1574 by Williams – Relating to the benefits and compensation of retired state employees who return to state employment.
Last Action: 3-22-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1575 by Williams – Relating to the elimination of certain reports to or prepared by the Legislative Budget Board.
Last Action: 4-18-05 S Committee action pending Senate Government Organization

SB 1594 by Lucio – Relating to a small contractor assistance program for bidding on construction contracts at institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 4-19-05 S Not heard in committee Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1606 by Ogden – Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act.
Last Action: 5-17-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Appropriations

SB 1607 by Ogden – Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations. Last Action: 3-23-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1608 by Ogden – Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental educational entities and to other fiscal matters involving certain governmental educational entities.
Last Action: 3-23-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1609 by Ogden – Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities.
Last Action: 3-23-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1613 by Ogden – Relating to statutory authority for the legislature to make or reduce appropriations to certain governmental entities.
Last Action: 3-23-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1614 by Ogden – Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies.
Last Action: 3-23-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1616 by Ogden – Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies.
Last Action: 3-23-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1617 by Ogden – Relating to the powers, duties, and functions of the Legislative Budget Board.
Last Action: 4-25-05 S Reported from committee as substituted Senate Finance

SB 1634 by Seliger – Relating to the Texas Energy Council and authorizing the imposition of an assessment on producers of oil, gas and condensate.
Last Action: 4-21-05 S Placed on the Senate Intent Calendar for

SB 1643 by Hinojosa – Relating to a strategy to ensure that public institutions of higher education employ faculty and staff who reflect the population of Texas.
Last Action: 4- 5-05 S Committee action pending Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1644 by Shapleigh – Relating to the TexasOnline project, the TexasOnline Authority, and related powers and fees.
Last Action: 5-10-05 H Referred to House Committee on House Government Reform

SB 1647 by Staples – Relating to regulatory takings.
Last Action: 4-26-05 S Committee action pending Senate Natural Resources

SB 1666 by Duncan – Relating to the creation of a diabetes in youth registry.
Last Action: 3-30-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 1671 by Hinojosa – Relating to higher education tuition exemptions for members of certain groups that are underrepresented among the faculty or administration of public junior colleges.
Last Action: 4-19-05 S Voted favorably from committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1684 by Janek – Relating to reimbursement received by The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for uncompensated care.
Last Action: 3-30-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1687 by Barrientos – Relating to eligibility for group benefits coverage for certain government employees and retirees.
Last Action: 3-30-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1690 by Duncan – Relating to state fiscal matters.
Last Action: 3-30-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1694 by Duncan – Relating to financing authority for Texas Tech University System for improvements, construction, and acquisitions for academic buildings.
Last Action: 3-30-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1695 by Duncan – Relating to the amount of the annual constitutional appropriation to certain agencies and institutions of higher education and to the allocation of those funds to those entities.
Last Action: 3-30-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1696 by Duncan – Relating to a pilot project to provide additional capacity for higher education undergraduate education.
Last Action: 3-30-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1701 by Averitt – Relating to tuition and fee rebates for timely completion of degree programs offered by general academic teaching institutions.
Last Action: 4-26-05 S Voted favorably from committee as substituted Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1706 by Staples – Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities in Texas.
Last Action: 5-16-05 S Placed on the Senate Intent Calendar for

SB 1711 by Staples – Relating to the creation of and funding for the Texas Entrepreneurship Network. Last Action: 4-28-05 S Not heard in committee Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1716 by Van de Putte – Relating to the sale of instructional materials and other merchandise to students of institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 5-19-05 H Meeting set for On adj., JHR 120, House Higher Education

SB 1713 by Shapleigh - Relating to the use of certain human cells and tissue.
Last Action: 3-30-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 1734 by Shapleigh - Relating to the readmission of a student to an institution of higher education who leaves the institution to enter military service.
Last Action: 5-10-05 S Voted favorably from committee as substituted Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1738 by Duncan, Isett - Relating to consumer access to health care information and consumer protection for services provided by or through hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers.
Last Action: 5-18-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Insurance

SB 1743 by Shapleigh - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at El Paso.
Last Action: 3-30-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1750 by Ellis - Relating to grievance and complaint resolution procedures for certain state employees.
Last Action: 3-30-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Government Organization

SB 1759 by Gallegos - Relating to retirement benefits for law enforcement officers employed and commissioned by certain institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 3-30-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1790 by Wentworth - Relating to the ability of football teams of general academic teaching institutions to participate in certain postseason intercollegiate competitions.
Last Action: 4- 4-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SB 1812 by Wentworth - Relating to oral requests for public information.
Last Action: 5-12-05 S Failed in committee Senate State Affairs

SB 1845 by Deuell - Relating to audit practices of pharmacy benefit plans.
Last Action: 4-25-05 S Not heard in committee Senate State Affairs

SB 1852 by Van de Putte - Relating to consideration of a person's eligibility for a tuition and fee exemption for certain veterans or their family members in determining whether to admit the person into a degree program.
Last Action: 5-20-05 H Reported favorably from committee on House Higher Education

SB 1861 by Ellis - Relating to a prohibition on the investment of state funds in private business entities doing business in Sudan.
Last Action: 4-19-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1893 by Ellis - Relating to the tuition and fees charged to students of institutions of higher education.
Last Action: 5- 4-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

Joint Resolutions

SJR 6 by Carona - Relating to requiring a house or committee of the legislature to take a record vote on certain legislative measures and actions.
Last Action: 4-28-05 S Vote failed in committee on Senate Committee on Administration

SJR 22 by Shapleigh - Relating to authorizing a student member of the board of regents of a state institution of higher education or state university system to serve a term that differs from the terms served by other members of the board.
Last Action: 3-10-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education

SJR 26 by Wentworth - Relating to authorizing a student member of the board of regents of a state institution of higher education or state university system to serve a term that differs from the terms by the other board members.
Last Action: 3-14-05 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education