Bills of Interest Not Passing »

The following is a list of bills that were tracked by the Office of Governmental Relations that did not pass:

 

HB 1 by Pitts -- General Appropriations Bill

HB 4 by Orr - Relating to eminent domain, including certain limitations, procedures, and standards relating to the use of eminent domain.

HB 5 by Crownover -- Relating to the elimination of smoking in all workplaces and public places.

HB 6 by Eiland -- Relating to supplemental appropriations to pay for damages and disruptions suffered by state agencies and institutions of higher education caused by natural disasters.

HB 9 by Truitt -- Relating to local options regarding transportation and mobility improvement projects in certain counties.

HB 11 by Leibowitz -- Relating to repeal of authority for the establishment and operation of the Trans-Texas Corridor.

HB 12 by Leibowitz -- Relating to the membership of the Transportation Commission.

HB 13 by Leibowitz -- Relating to the operation of a state highway or segment of a state highway as a toll project.

HB 14 by Leibowitz -- Relating to the application of certain contract management laws to the Department of Transportation.

HB 15 by Leibowitz -- Relating to the participation of certain metropolitan planning organization policy board members in votes of the board related to certain toll projects.

HB 20 by Leibowitz -- Relating to exempting textbooks form university and college courses from the sales tax.

HB 21 by Leibowitz -- Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions and public lower-division institutions of higher education to certain undergraduate students.

HB 30 by LeiboWitz -- Relating to boil water notification requirements for water systems.

HB 31 by Leibowitz -- Relating to the amount of liability insurance required to be maintained on certain buses owned by a motor carrier.

HB 32 by Leibowitz -- Relating to prohibiting discrimination against certain employees who sustain an injury in the course and scope of employment.

HB 33 by Leibowitz -- Relating to certain requirements for employers not covered by workers's compensation insurance.

HB 34 by Liebowitz -- Relating to the enforceability of certain contracts between an employer who does not have worker's compensation coverage and an employee of the employer.

HB 35 by Leibowitz -- Relating to reporting requirements for employers not covered by worker's compensation insurance.

HB 38 by Corte -- Relating to providing resident tuition at public institutions of higher education for certain military veterans and their dependents.

HB 43 by Corte -- Relating to permitting requirements of groundwater conservation districts, including permits to transfer water.

HB 48 by Riddle -- Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present.

HB 49 by Riddle -- Relating to the creation of the offense of criminal trespass by illegal aliens and to certain procedures for arresting illegal aliens suspected of committing criminal offenses.

HB 50 by Riddle -- Relating to information required to establish resident status in connection with tuition and fees charged by public institutions of higher education.

HB 52 by Branch -- Relating to limitations on the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions.

HB 56 by Branch -- Relating to the theft or unlawful possession of a motor vehicle inspection certificate.

HB 57 by Branch -- Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for personal computers during a limited period.

HB 59 by Branch -- Relating to the establishment of a law school in the city of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.

HB 61 by Aycock -- Relating to the statutory limitation imposed on certain university systems to issue revenue bonds to fund facilities at certain institutions of higher education.

HB 65 by Lucio III-- Relating to establishing a health science center and medical school in South Texas. Companions: SB 98 Lucio Sent to the Governor

HB 66 by Lucio III -- Relating Relating to the establishment of a school of law at the University of Texas at Brownsville.

HB 70 by Guillen -- Relating to the issuance of an occupational license to certain applicants with criminal convictions.

HB 76 by Flynn -- Relating to the comptroller's electronic funds transfer system.

HB 81 by Flynn -- Relating to the use of public funds to print certain public documents in a language other than English and other bilingual requirements.

HB 83 by Martinez -- Relating to establishing a health sciences center and medical school in the Rio Grande Valley.

HB 84 by Martinez -- Relating to a cost of living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System.

HB 91 by Martinez -- Relating to the establishment by the University of Texas System of a law school in the Rio Grande Valley.

HB 95 by Hodge -- Relating to the authority of certain private institutions of higher education to enter into mutual assistance agreements regarding the enforcement of state or local law.

HB 96 by Hodge -- Relating to compounded prescription drugs dispensed by a pharmacist.

HB 99 by Brown -- Relating to a modified instructional calendar for public high schools providing an early college education program.

HB 100 by Brown -- Relating to curriculum requirements in political science and American history at institutions of higher education.

HB 105 by Strama -- Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain legislative and executive offices.

HB 110 by Pena -- Relating to establishing a health science center and medical school in the Rio Grande Valley.

HB 116 by Pickett -- Relating to certain fees and taxes collected by this state in connection with a motor vehicle.

HB 138 by Gonzales Toureilles -- Relating to a salary career ladder for correctional officers.

HB 141 by Gonzales Toureilles -- Relating to evidence of motor vehicle financial responsibility.

HB 142 by McClendon -- Relating to disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases.

HB 149 by Smith -- Relating to the penalty for illegally passing a stopped school bus.

HB 152 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.

HB 154 by Olivo -- Relating to the requirements for a public high school diploma.

HB 156 by Woolley -- Relating to eliminating automatic admission to certain public institutions of higher education based on high school grade point average.

HB 161 by Deshotel -- Relating to block grant funding for certain workforce training and employment programs and functions by the Workforce Commission.

HB 162 by Deshotel  - Relating to the adoption of an alternative base period for computation of unemployment compensation benefits.

HB 168 by Crownover -- Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene.

HB 169 by Smith -- Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety and certain local law enforcement agencies to establish a checkpoint on a highway or street.

HB 170 by Aycock -- Relating to the creation of a presumption in certain criminal proceedings as to evidence of a defendant's alcohol concentration determined by an analysis of the defendant's alcohol concentration determined by an analysis.

HB 174 by King -- Relating to adoption of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. Companions: SB 90 Van de Putte 5- 5-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 175 by King -- Relating to continuing education and training for peace officers relating to the investigation and prevention of drive-by-shootings.

HB 177 by Creighton -- Relating to testing requirements for certain commercial injection wells.

 HB 178 by Creighton -- Relating to limitations on the location of injection wells.

HB 179 by Creighton -- Relating to the application of new requirements for commercial underground injection control wells to be adopted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

HB 180 by Alonzo -- Relating to the establishment of a program at the University of North Texas at Dallas to provided financial incentives to certain students who agree to teach bilingual education.

HB 181 by Alonzo -- Relating to a program to provide financial incentives to students who agree to teach bilingual education.

HB 182 by Alonzo -- Relating to a program to assist certain persons to become certified to teach in bilingual education programs.

HB 183 by Alonzo - Relating to the minimum wage.

HB 184 by Alonzo -- Relating to an optometry career program at the University of Houston.

HB 186 by Alonzo -- Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development and Hispanic Studies.

HB 188 by Alonzo -- Relating to the rights of children and the education of parents regarding their duties as parents.

HB 189 by Alonzo -- Relating to the effect of a peace officer's determination of financial responsibility for a motor vehicle through use of the motor vehicle financial responsibility verification programs.

HB 191 by Alonzo -- Relating to the coverage by certain health benefit plans of mammograms performed by certain health care providers.

HB 202 by Dukes   -- Relating to the guaranteed benefits of a public school educator.

HB 203 by Castro - Relating to notice to certain public school high school seniors and their parents or guardians of automatic college admission.

HB 204 by Castro -- Relating to a survey to monitor the postsecondary education plans of seniors at public high schools.

HB 206 by Jackson --  Relating to the on-premises consumption of certain alcoholic beverages.

HB 207 by Jackson --  Relating to enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain counties.

HB 210 by Aycock -- Relating to the confidentiality under the public information law of certain name and address information provided to a governmental body.

HB 213 by Brown -- Relating to the amount and disposition of funds retained by a state agency under the savings and incentive program for state agencies.

HB 215 by Guillen -- Relating to limitations on increases in fees and designated tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

HB 219 by Menendez - Relating to an offense of using a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle in a school crossing zone.

HB 220 by Menendez - Relating to prohibitions on the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

HB 224 by Olivo - Relating to available training for school resource officers and school district peace officers.

HB 225 by Aycock - Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property attributable to the implementation on the property of water conservation initiatives, desalination and brush control.

HB 226 by Pitts - Relating to prohibiting employers from requiring employees to make certain charitable contributions.

HB 229 by Pitts - Relating to bond or insurance requirements for applicants for or holders of certain on-site sewage disposal system-related licenses.

HB 239 by Rodriguez - Relating to a study of the proportion of this state's electric energy that can be generated using renewable energy technology.

HB 241 by Alonzo - Relating to a study and report concerning predicted faculty retirement at general academic teaching institutions.

HB 251 by Berman - Relating to the use of public resources to make communications that contain political advertising.

HB 253 by Berman - Relating to language requirements for engaging in certain regulated activities.

HB 255 by Berman - Relating to prohibiting admission by public institutions of higher education of applicants who are not lawfully authorized to be present in the United States.

HB 259 by Berman - Relating to the impoundment of motor vehicle license plates and the suspension of the vehicle registration for failure to maintain financial responsibility.

HB 261 by Berman - Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws by certain governmental entities.

HB 266 by Berman - Relating to regulating the provision of benefits and services to, and the verification of the employment status of, immigrants and to enforcing laws relating to immigrants.

HB 268 by Lucio III - Relating to considering ownership interests of disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting.

HB 273 by Harper-Brown  - Relating to a motor vehicle passing a bicyclist.

HB 274 by Callegari - Relating to the requirement that state agencies report the cost of services and benefits provided to unlawful immigrants.

HB 276 by Zerwas - Relating to the requirement that state agencies report the cost of services and benefits provided to unlawful immigrants.

HB 278 by Anchia - Relating to energy demand and incentives for distributed renewable generation.

HB 280 by Anchia - Relating to electric utility efficiency goals.

HB 282 by Anchia - Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays.

HB 286 by Martinez-Fischer - Relating to the appointment and duties of and the funding for an executive commissioner for the prevention of driving while intoxicated.

HB 291 by Dutton - Relating to discovery procedures for a claim against a governmental entity under the Tort Claims Act.

HB 300 by Isett - Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation, including the transfer of certain functions to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. 

HB 303 by Dutton - Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for labor to install certain tangible personal property in buildings that obtain LEED certification.

HB 308 by Dutton - Relating to payment of wages to certain employees who miss work to perform jury duty.

HB 309 by Brown - Relating to the number of license plates to be issued for and displayed on a motor vehicle.

HB 318 by Raymond - Relating to a pilot program establishing a safe schools unit in the Department of Public Safety.

HB 321 by Raymond - Relating to leave for junior college district or university system employees who are physically assaulted while on duty.

HB 323 by Raymond - Relating to the establishment of a program for detecting and giving notice of an authorized discharge of industrial, municipal, or other waste into any water in the state.

HB 325 by Raymond - Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period.

HB 330 by Pierson - Relating to the creation of a faculty position on the board of regents of the University of Texas System.

HB 331 by Pierson - Relating to liability insurance for persons holding certain alcoholic beverage permits.

HB 333 by Aycock - Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for the spouse of certain military personnel.

HB 335 by Aycock - Relating to stabilizing the amount of tuition charged to certain residents of this state by general academic teaching institutions.

HB 336 by Harless - Relating to the repeal of the requirement that school districts conduct emergency school bus evacuation training.

HB 338 by Leibowitz - Relating to the ensuring that at least 75 percent of dedicated revenues are spent for the purpose of the dedication.

HB 347 by Straus - Relating to the establishment of railroad quiet zones outside the boundaries of certain municipalities. 

HB 351 by Dutton - Relating to an exemption from or refund of tuition and fees for lower-division students enrolled in a general academic teaching institution who maintain a high grade-point average.

HB 353 by Rodriguez - Relating to certain health care rights of domestic partners.

HB 356 by Quintanilla - Relating to the penalty for certain traffic offenses committed while using a wireless communication device.

HB 364 by Thibaut - Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions and public lower-division institutions of higher education to certain undergraduate students.

HB 366 by Anderson - Relating to creating a task force to review electric energy policies and certain permits for operation of electric generation facilities and to study the state's long-term demand for electric generation capacity.

HB 370 by Berman - Relating to the establishment of English as the official language of Texas and the requirement that official acts of government be taken in English

HB 374 by Bonnen - Relating to the repeal of the requirement that school districts conduct emergency school bus evacuation training.

HB 376 by Miller- Relating to the requirement that livestock at auction facilities located in or near a fever tick quarantine area be dipped.

HB 377 by Miller - Relating to the creation and funding of the Texas Rural Job Development Fund.

HB 378 by Miller - Relating to non-veterinary horse dentistry.

HB 379 by Harper-Brown - Relating to requiring the use of an ignition interlock device on conviction of certain intoxication offenses.

HB 380 by Veasey - Relating to tuition and fees charged to employees of public institutions of higher education and a spouse, child or dependant of those employees.

HB 382 by Heflin - Relating to the regulation of the towing of vehicles.

HB 387 by Pena - Relating to the exemption of volunteer fire departments from certain motor fuel taxes.

HB 390 by Zerwas - Relating to health benefit plan coverage for routine patient care costs for enrollees participating in certain clinical trials.

HB 391 by Villarreal - Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals, partnerships, partners and limited liability companies.  

HB 395 by Hartnett - Relating to this state's goal for installed electric generating capacity from natural gas.

HB 398 by Ortiz - Relating to special event trust funds to promote major athletic, motor sports racing and other special events.

HB 399 by Villarreal - Relating to state employee's enrollment in the higher education savings plan and the prepaid tuition unit undergraduate education program.

HB 402 by Woolley - Relating to the use of eminent domain authority.

HB 404 by Harless - Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities.

HB 412 by Isett - Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for certain assessments and fees related to telecommunications services.

HB 416 by Leibowitz - Relating to a requirement that a recipient of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund participate in a federal work eligibility verification program.

HB 417 by Callegari - Relating to the acquisition of and compensation for real property, including blighted property, for public purposes through condemnation or certain other means.

HB 418 by Brown (Betty) - Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education.

HB 425 by Christian - Relating to a prohibition against changing the name of a public institution of higher education that is named after a state historical figure.

HB 426 by Christian- Relating to the name of Stephen F. Austin University. Companions: SB 596 Nichols Sent to the Governor

HB 427 by Hopson - Relating to the authority of physicians to delegate to certain pharmacists the implementation and modification of a patient's drug ther

HB 429 by King - Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state.

HB 431 by Lucio III - Relating to design and construction standards for newly constructed or renovated state buildings.

HB 433 by Lucio III - Relating to the procedures for acting on applications for certain permits under the Solid Waste Disposal Act.

HB 436 by Lucio III - Relating to the date on which eligibility for benefits begins under certain programs for governmental employees and retirees.

HB 437 by Lucio III - Relating to a limitation on the use by state agencies of credit information regarding certain job applicants.

HB 438 by Lucio III - Relating to the creation of an offense for certain uses of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

HB 439 by Lucio III - Relating to the eligibility of students who participate in certain internship programs for tuition rebates offered by general academic teaching institutions.

HB 440 by Edward - Relating to one-time supplemental payments of retirement or death benefits by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 456 by Villarreal - Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities.  

HB 462 by Eissler - Relating to the use of personal leave by a public school employee.

HB 463 by Eissler - Relating to swimming pool safety.

HB 470 by Hartnett - Relating to the denial, suspension, or revocation of a motor vehicle inspection station certificate or an inspector certificate.

HB 474 by Allen - Relating to the authority of a school district to implement a monitoring system that records images of vehicles that pass a stopped school bus.

HB 476 by Allen - Relating to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 479 by Heflin - Relating to additional sick leave for certain peace officers and corrections officers who work overtime.

HB 481 by Veasey - Relating to an open document format for electronic state documents.

HB 482 by Rodriguez - Relating to programs to increase the availability of fresh produce to, and the purchase and consumption of fresh produce by, certain low-income individuals.

HB 484 by Gonzales - Relating to reports of incidents of bullying at public schools and at public school activities.

HB 485 by Gonzales - Relating to ethics training for legislators and certain other state officers and employees.

HB 486 by Menendez - Relating to retaliation against employees of a child-care facility.

HB 495 by Zerwas - Relating to the distribution of state agency publications and reports to members of the legislature, the governor, and other state officials.

HB 499 by Orr - Relating to changing the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission.

HB 502 by England - Relating to funding for the continuing education of certain peace officers.

HB 508 by Kolkhorst - Relating to a study of the effect on this state's economy of replacing all state and school district ad valorem tax revenue with revenue from a transaction tax.

HB 509 by Riddle - Relating to the persons authorized to draw a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances.

HB 516 by Strama - Relating to the establishment and funding of a green job skills training program.

HB 519 by Giddings - Relating to the establishment of a school of pharmacy in the city of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.

HB 520 by Giddings - Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage under certain agreements and to liability of third parties for an injury to an employee.

HB 521 by Giddings - Relating to the contents of a receipt issued for payment of a good or service.

HB 526 by Eissler - Relating to swimming pool safety.

HB 528 by Vaught - Relating to the offense of failing to secure a child passenger in a motor vehicle and to fines for the offense.

Companions: SB 61 Zaffirini 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 529 by Miller - Relating to operation of a motor vehicle equipped with blue light.

HB 530 by Anchia - Relating to law enforcement training relating to the trafficking of persons.

HB 531 by Anchia - Relating to medical loss ratios of certain health benefit plan issuers.

HB 535 by Anchia - Relating to the provision of a preference in state purchasing decisions for vendors that provide health benefits to employees.

HB 538 by Villarreal - Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

HB 540 by Raymond - Relating to bullying as a ground for removing a public school student from class and placing the student in a disciplinary alternative education program.

HB 543 by Raymond - Relating to prohibiting human cloning and other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education.

HB 546 by Raymond - Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools

HB 547 by Raymond - Relating to certain civil actions against persons who file complaints with governmental agencies or quasi-governmental entities.

HB 554 by Menendez - Relating to the adoption and amendment of model building codes by municipalities.

HB 560 by Menendez - Relating to injury leave for peace officers injured by an intoxicated driver of a motor vehicle or boat.

HB 564 by McClendon - Relating to the allocation to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund of a portion of the revenue from the motor vehicle sales and use tax.

HB 565 by McClendon - Relating to the abolition of the Texas Transportation Commission and the creation of the commissioner of transportation as an elected statutory state officer.

HB 566 by Christian - Relating to proper venue for certain criminal prosecutions of an elected state officer.

HB 568 by Miller - Relating to the slaughter and processing of livestock for use by certain child-care facilities.

HB 571 by England - Relating to permitting an owner, occupant, or lessee of agricultural land who is a certified prescribed burn manager to conduct a prescribed burn.

HB 575 by Sheffield - Relating to a prohibition on the disclosure and use of certain information recorded or collected by a transponder used to electronically assess or collect a toll.

HB 576 by Sheffield - Relating to the electronic distribution of information to legislators by state agencies.

HB 577 by Sheffield - Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to notify the federal Student Exchange and Visitor Information System (SEVIS) regarding the withdrawal or nonattendance of certain foreign students.

HB 580 by Gutierrez - Relating to signs posted under the memorial sign program for victims of certain vehicle accidents.

HB 581 by Dukes - Relating to outsourcing a service performed by a state agency to a private commercial contractor.

HB 591 by Howard - Relating to staffing, overtime, and other employment protections for nurses. Companions: SB 476 Nelson Sent to the Governor

HB 599 by Hughes - Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before Texas Independence Day.

HB 603 by Farabee - Relating to an intercollegiate athletics fee at Midwestern State University.

HB 604 by Farabee - Relating to projects that may be undertaken by certain development corporations in connection with water conservation programs.

HB 606 by Farabee - Relating to the exemption of volunteer fire departments from certain motor fuel taxes. Companions:SB 254 Estes 7- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 615 by Turner - Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child. 

HB 622 by Harless - Relating Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States.

HB 626 by Allen - Relating to an educational involvement agreement setting forth the respective responsibilities of students, parents, teachers, and principals in public schools.

HB 629 by Anchia - Relating to the purchase of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles by state agencies.

HB 634 by Hernandez - Relating to establishing a carbon dioxide "cap and trade" program to enable participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

HB 639 by Thompson - Relating to trafficking of person or certain forced or sex-based labor, law enforcement training relating to trafficking of persons, and the creation of the trafficking of persons investigation and prosecution account.

HB 641 by Zerwas - Relating to the abolition of the Texas Transportation Commission and the creation of a commissioner of transportation as an elected statutory state officer.

HB 644 by Zerwas - Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund.

HB 648 by Davis - Relating to the selection of certain members of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 657 by Villarreal - Relating to the requirement that state agencies purchase low-emissions vehicles as a minimum percentage of their purchased vehicles.

HB 658 by Jackson - Relating to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program.

HB 662 by Ortiz - Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle by a person under 18 years of age while using a wireless communications device.

HB 678 by Farrar - Relating to health benefit plan coverage for reconstructive surgery following mastectomy.

HB 685 by Herrero - Relating to a fixed tuition rate provided by general academic teaching institutions and public junior colleges to certain undergraduate students.

HB 686 by Herrero - Relating to a cost of living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

Companions: HB 84 Martinez

HB 688 by Herrero - Relating to the election of certain members of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 689 by Herrero - Relating to the state contribution to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 697 by Zerwas - Relating to a study of the feasibility of creating a job training program for certain individuals discharged from the Texas National Guard.

HB 698 by Zerwas - Relating to the designated doctor's examination under the workers' compensation system.

HB 699 by Zerwas - Relating to the appointment of an attorney for a workers' compensation claimant in certain judicial review proceedings initiated by a workers' compensation insurance carrier.

HB 708 by Rose - Relating to coordination of postsecondary curricula and to an academic planning Internet website to support academic progress by students enrolled at public institutions of higher education.

HB 712 by Rose - Relating to student members of the board of regents of a state university system or a state university.

HB 713 by Rose - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the construction of a recital hall and theater center at Texas State University--San Marcos.

HB 714 by Rose - Relating to the penalty for the offense of reckless driving.

HB 723 by Howard -Relating to certain activities by, employment of, and contracts of former members of the legislature.

HB 726 by Miklos - Relating to the frequency and content of school bus emergency evacuation training.

HB 730 by Miklos - Relating to the general penalty for violation of a traffic law of this state.

HB 733 by Fletcher - Relating to the definition of a police vehicle for the purposes of certain traffic laws.

HB 734 by Orr - Relating to certain requirements for school bus emergency evacuation training.

HB 735 by Quintanilla - Relating to inclusion by individuals regulated by this state of the individual's license or certificate of registration number on certain documents.

HB 738 by Quintanilla - Relating to the penalty for an offense committed during the inattentive operation of a motor vehicle.

HB 747 by Gattis - Relating to the taking of a specimen of the breath or blood of a person arrested for an intoxication offense under certain circumstances.

HB 750 by Davis - Relating to certain offenses that involve impersonating a peace officer or other public servant and misrepresenting the nature of certain property.

HB 756 by Martinez Fischer - Relating to the making or acceptance of political contributions in a building owned by or leased to the state.

HB 757 by Martinez Fischer - Relating to public access to certain information and materials.

HB 758 by Martinez Fischer - Relating to the creation of an offense for certain prohibited uses of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

HB 759 by Martinez Fischer - Relating to the creation of a hotline to report suspected incidents of impaired driving or dangerous driving.

HB 761 by Creighton - Relating to the penalty for certain property offenses committed during certain declared states of disaster.

HB 766 by Guillen - Relating to a study concerning the establishment of a four-day work week for state employees.

HB 776 by Strama - Relating to the implementation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program.

HB 779 by Turner - Relating to higher education student loan repayment assistance for peace officers.

HB 788 by Thompson - Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions.

HB 792 by Burnam - Relating to the labeling of products that contain bisphenol-A.

HB 793 by King, Phil - Relating to the authority to charge reasonable fees for emergency services performed by volunteer fire departments.

HB 794 by King, Phil - Relating to the exemption of volunteer fire departments from certain motor fuel taxes. Companions: SB 254 Estes  7- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 797 by Lucio III - Relating to exempting fuel ethanol derived from cellulosic biomass and blended with gasoline from the motor fuels tax.

 

HB 800 by Orr - Relating to a physician's delegation of prescriptive authority to physician assistants or advanced practice nurses. Companions: SB 532 Patrick 6- 1-09 G Sent to the Governor

HB 801 by Guillen - Relating to prohibiting the investment of the permanent university fund in certain business entities doing business in Sudan.

HB 805 by Quintanilla - Relating to the definition of a police vehicle for the purposes of certain traffic laws.

HB 808 by Gallego - Relating to the availability of automated external defibrillators at certain athletic clubs.

HB 812 by Gallego - Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for the spouses of certain military personnel.

HB 814 by Farabee - Relating to the registration and regulation of certain collection facilities and certified collectors that provide collection services in this state.

HB 818 by Eiland - Relating to indemnification provisions in constructing contracts.

HB 823 by Turner - Relating to the authority of a peace officer to take a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances.

HB 827 by Harper-Brown - Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle in the vicinity of a vulnerable road user. Companions: SB 488 Ellis 6- 3-09 G Sent to the Governor

HB 838 by Christian - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a molecular science building at Stephen F. Austin State University. 

HB 844 by Martinez - Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain prosthetic devices, orthotic devices, and related services.

HB 849 by Strama - Relating to the liability of the state for a violation of the federal Americans with Disability Act.

HB 850 by Eissler - Relating to repeal on a periodic basis of the provisions of Titles 1 and 2 of the Education Code to provide for legislative review of the primary state statutes governing public education.

HB 854 by Laubenberg - Relating to the repeal of the requirement that school districts conduct emergency school bus evacuation training.

HB 855 by Laubenberg - Relating to the regulation of certain inflatable amusement structures.

HB 856 by Laubenberg - Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Rockwall County.

HB 859 by Laubenberg - Relating to liability for property damage arising in connection with the use of certain easements.

HB 861 by Naishtat - Relating to the authority of certain university systems to provide benefits to certain qualified individuals.

HB 868 by Farabee - Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain mental disorders.

HB 869 by Farabee - Relating to the stopping, standing, or parking of certain vehicles on a highway.

HB 876 by Orr - Relating to the installation of natural gas pipelines in controlled access highway rights-of-way. Companions: SB 686 Davis, Wendy  6- 3-09 G Sent to the Governor

HB 897 by Dutton - Relating to the effect of a dismissal of the underlying criminal charge on the suspension of a person's driver's license for a failure to pass a test for intoxicaton or a refusal to submit to the taking of a specimen

HB 898 by Dutton - Relating to limiting the tuition rates that certain public institutions of higher education may charge to resident students.

HB 902 by Dutton - Relating to the penalties for possession of two ounces or less of marihuana and to the issuance of an occupational driver's license

HB 911 by Smithee - Relating to adoption of a temporary program for the operation and funding of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

HB 917 by Dutton - Relating to the authority of peace officers to conduct certain searches.

HB 922 by Dutton - Relating to an exemption from or refund of tuition and fees for lower-division students enrolled in a general academic teaching institution who maintain a high grade-point average.

HB 929 by Dutton - Relating to rebates of tuition paid by certain freshman students who maintain satisfactory grades at public institutions of higher education.

HB 931 by Dutton - Relating to requiring minority impact statements for state agency grant applications.

HB 933 by Dutton - Relating to liability of a governmental unit for personal injury and death caused by the governmental unit's negligence.

HB 956 by Villarreal - Relating to the provision by the Texas Education Agency of federal earned income tax credit educational materials to school districts for distribution to students' parents.

HB 957 by Swinford - Relating to the eligibility of certain public officers to the legislature and prohibiting legislators from other public employment.

HB 964 by Cohen  - Relating to the definition of electric bicycle for purposes of regulating the use, registration, and licensing of electric bicycles.

HB 970 by Lucio III - Relating to considering ownership interests of disabled persons in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting.

HB 977 by Burman - Relating to use of the money from the Texas enterprise fund to promote renewable energy technology.

HB 985 by Brown, Betty - Relating to the creation of a memorial sign account, the imposition of a memorial sign fee on certain defendants, and the posting of memorial signs for certain victims of alcohol related vehicle accidents.

HB 988 by Fletcher - Relating to the imposition of a civil penalty against the owner of an authorized emergency vehicle for a violation recorded by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system. Companions: SB 926 Huffman Sent to the Governor

HB 993 by Farias - Relating to enrollment requirements for the operation of Texas A&M University--San Antonio as a general academic teaching institution and the issuance of bonds for that institution.

HB 994 by Paxton - Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations from state tax revenues.

HB 996 by Giddings - Relating to school bus emergency evacuation training.

HB 997 by Lewis - Relating to retirement and health insurance benefits of school district peace officers under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1005 by McClendon - Relating to the ability of an employee to participate in certain school-related activities of the employee's child.

HB 1022 by Deshotel - Relating to a preference in state purchasing for products from disaster areas.

HB 1024 by Deshotel - Relating to eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits based on the claimant's availability to do part-time work.

HB 1036 by Edwards - Relating to establishing legislative district emergency response teams.

HB 1027 by Edwards - Relating to the authority of a peace officer to stop, detain, or arrest a person for a violation of certain traffic offenses.

HB 1033 by Jackson, Jim - Relating to designating English as the official language of this state.

HB 1040 by Parker - Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of operating a motor vehicle with an expired inspection certificate.

HB 1042 by Parker - Relating to the repeal of public prevailing wage rate laws.

HB 1047 by Deshotel - Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund.

HB 1047 by Mallory Caraway - Relating to enforcement of the motor vehicle safety responsibility law.

HB 1057 by McClendon - Relating to family care leave for certain employees.

HB 1059 by Ortiz - Relating to benefits under certain health benefit plans for prenatal care, birth of a child, and postdelivery care.

HB 1061 by Jackson, Jim - Relating to the requirement of citizenship or unlawful presence in the United States for issuance or renewal of certain occupational licenses, driver's licenses, and identification certificates.

HB 1070 by Truitt - Relating to audits of certain public retirement system actuarial valuations, studies, and reports.

HB 1071 by Vo - Relating to controlling the emissions of certain hazardous air contaminants in identified areas of this state under the Texas Clean Air Act.

HB 1085 by Edwards - Relating to an after-school pilot program offered by school districts to middle and junior high school students and their parents to prepare students for postsecondary education and training.

HB 1086 by Harper-Brown - Relating to the development, construction, and operation of a toll project located in the boundaries of a local toll project entity.

HB 1088 by Veasey - Relating to the appointment of an Executive Director in the Texas Legislative Council.

HB 1094 by Vo - Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1099 by Vo - Relating to measures to increase the affordability of textbooks used for courses at public institutions of higher education.

HB 1101 by Vo - Relating to economic impact reviews conducted by the Texas Transportation Commission.

HB 1102 by Vo - Relating to the requirements for the recommended and advanced public high school programs.

HB 1105 by Laubenberg - Relating to procuring contracts for certain professional services by a governmental entity.

HB 1110 by Callegari - Relating to requiring the use of an ignition interlock device on conviction of certain intoxication offenses.

HB 1114 by Hamilton - Relating to application requirements and performance standards for agricultural biomass and landfill diversion incentive grants.

HB 1120 by Bolton - Relating to limitations on increases in designated tuition charged by certain general academic teaching institutions.

HB 1121 by Bolton - Relating to group health benefit plan coverage for certain mental illnesses.

HB 1136 by Legler - Relating to disqualification for the receipt of unemployment compensation benefits for violation of an employer drug testing policy.

HB 1153 by Solomons - Relating to expanding the public high school curriculum to promote personal financial literacy.

HB 1156 by Farabee - Relating to providing a discounted rate for electricity provided to school districts.

HB 1158 by Truitt - Relating to an enhanced penalty for an operator who commits certain traffic offenses while using a wireless communication device.

HB 1163 by Bonnen - Relating to the registration and operation on a public roadway of an all-terrain vehicle by a disabled person.

HB 1164 by Martinez Fischer - Relating to restrictions on the use of a stun gun.

HB 1166 by Leibowitz - Relating to certain requirements for doctors providing professional services under the workers' compensation system.

HB 1169 by Martinez - Relating to grants for federally qualified health centers.

HB 1171 by Martinez - Relating to the addition of certain counties to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan.

HB 1176 by Crownover - Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the insurance coverage provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their dependents.

HB 1179 by Chavez - Relating to a prohibition on certain uses of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

HB 1180 by Chavez - Relating to distributions from the employment and training investment holding fund.

HB 1189 by Bonnen - Relating to a program for the recycling of electronic equipment of consumers in this state.

HB 1190 by Homer - Relating to prohibiting human cloning.

HB 1196 by Hochberg - Relating to the payment of wages by an employer using an electronic transfer of funds to a payroll card account.

HB 1197 by Deshotel - Relating to exceptions to certain disqualifications from receiving unemployment benefits.

HB 1206 by Vo - Relating to prohibitions on the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

HB 1207 by Vo - Relating to the creation of an offense for certain uses of a wireless communication device while operating certain vehicles.

HB 1208 by McClendon - Relating to the dedication of certain sales and use tax and franchise tax revenue to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund.

HB 1216 by Brown, Fred - Relating to curriculum requirements for the recommended and advanced public high school programs.

HB 1217 by Howard, Charlie - Relating to estimating the rate of growth of the state's economy for purposes of the constitutional spending limit.

HB 1235 by Menendez - Relating to establishing the Legislative Education Board and transferring to the Legislative Education Board the statutorily assigned function of the State Board of Education and certain functions of the Legislative Budget Board.

HB 1236 by Menendez - Relating to the penalty for failure to yield the right-of-way to a disabled or visually impaired pedestrian.

HB 1242 by Villarreal - Relating to credit toward future coursework for tuition paid to a public institution of higher education for courses dropped by a student who is pregnant or gives birth to a child.

HB 1246 by Davis, John - Relating to the provision of a preference in certain government purchasing decisions for vendors or contractors that provide health care benefits or equivalent health savings benefits to employees.

HB 1253 by Bohac - Relating to repeal of authority for the establishment and operation of the Trans-Texas Corridor.

HB 1254 by Callegari - Relating to requiring flashing lights to be posted before an intersection at which a photographic system is used to enforce compliance with traffic-control signals.

HB 1262 by Villarreal - Relating to increasing the number of undergraduate transfer students at general academic teaching institutions.

HB 1264 by Corte - Relating to the establishment of railroad quiet zones outside the boundaries of certain municipalities.

HB 1266 by Darby - Relating to authorizing the board of regents of the Texas Tech University System to transfer the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts to a nonprofit organization to operate the museum. Companions: SB 811 Duncan  5-19-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 1267 by Turner - Relating to a prohibition on certain uses of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

HB 1277 by Button - Relating to use of money from the Texas enterprise fund to retain businesses located in the state.

HB 1280 by McClendon - Relating to use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund for rail projects.

HB 1301 by Frost - Relating to an employee's transportation and storage of certain firearms or ammunition while on certain property owned or controlled by the employee's employer.

HB 1323 by Strama - Relating to bullying and harassment in public schools.

HB 1331 by Maldonado - Relating to the frequency of required school bus emergency evacuation training.

HB 1338 by Leibowitz - Relating to certain civil actions against persons who file complaints with governmental agencies or quasi-governmental entities.

HB 1340 by Bonnen - Relating to an exemption from the Commission on Fire Protection training requirements for certain aircraft fire fighting and rescue fire protection personnel.

HB 1347 by Quintanilla - Relating to the installation of nitrous oxide systems on vehicles for use on public roads.

HB 1354 by Vaught - Relating to the issuance of a search warrant for a blood specimen from certain persons arrested for certain intoxication offenses.

HB 1355 by Guillen - Relating to a program for the recycling of electronic equipment of consumers and certain other entities in this state.

HB 1373 by Howard, Donna - Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for claims based on retaliation against a nurse for engaging in protected patient advocacy activities.

HB 1373 by Davis, Yvonne - Relating to the provision of HIV and AIDS tests and to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests.

HB 1380 by Davis, Yvonne - Relating to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests.

HB 1383 by Davis, Yvonne - Relating to access to certain information under the public information law concerning public officers and employees.

HB 1385 by Davis, Yvonne - Relating to the assessment of damages to a property owner from condemnation.

HB 1386 by Davis, Yvonne - Relating to the reporting of health care-associated infections at health care facilities.

HB 1389 by Davis, Yvonne - Relating to the acquisition of real property for public use.

HB 1392 by Leibowitz - Relating to required procedures regarding the ranking of physicians by health benefit plan issuers.

HB 1400 by Christian - Relating to the creation of a public integrity unit in the office of the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud.

HB 1406 by Geren - Relating to practices and professions regulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission. Companions: SB 862 Eltife 5-12-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 1408 by Hopson - Relating to the state contribution to and certain annuities under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1418 by Rose - Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders.

HB 1427 by Bohac - Relating to exempting fuel ethanol derived from cellulosic biomass and blended with gasoline from the motor fuels tax.

HB 1432 by Jackson - Relating to a landowner's repurchase of real property from an entity that acquired the property through condemnation.

HB 1437 by Bolton - Relating to toll collection by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 1438 by Bolton - Relating to the conversion of a nontolled state highway or segment of the state highway system to a toll project.

HB 1440 by Bolton - Relating to erecting an off-premise sign adjacent to and visible from certain roads.

HB 1442 by Hancock - Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans regarding out-of-network health care providers.

HB 1443 by Hancock - Relating to the age limit for a beginning position in a fire department in certain municipalities under municipal civil service.

HB 1449 by Farias - Relating to the construction and expansion of toll projects by private entities in certain areas.

HB 1467 by Chisum - Relating to the purchase or lease by state agencies of vehicles using alternative fuels.

HB 1469 by Villarreal - Relating to the preparation of carbon dioxide emissions impact statements for legislation pending before the legislature.

HB 1479 by Madden - Relating to the state virtual school network.

HB 1483 by Pitts - Relating to the use of eminent domain authority.

HB 1485 by Pitts - Relating to performance assessments of certain state agencies.

HB 1489 by Thompson - Relating to the practice of nursing.

HB 1490 by Driver - Relating to injury leave and related benefits for certain state peace officers injured in the course of performance of duty.

HB 1491 by Driver - Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency.

HB 1498 by King, Tracy - Relating to the information required to be displayed on a license to carry a concealed handgun and the duty of a license holder to keep that information current.

HB 1499 by King, Tracy - Relating to the installation and disabling or removal of an ignition interlock device.

HB 1500 by King, Tracy - Relating to certain exception to the prohibition on hunting from a public road or right-of-way.

HB 1502 by Veasey - Relating to tuition exemptions at public institutions of higher education for dependents of certain military personnel deployed in combat zones.

HB 1509 by Bonnen - Relating to motor vehicles used for fire, emergency, or disaster response purposes.

HB 1521 by Rose - Relating to the prohibition of off-premise signs on certain roads.

HB 1522 by Alvarado - Relating to a requirement that a chain restaurant disclose nutrition information.

HB 1523 by Alvarado - Relating to a prohibition on foods containing trans fats.

HB 1525 by Alvarado - Relating to disclosure by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of information related to emissions events.

HB 1526 by Crownover - Relating to the authority of a common purchaser that transports natural gas by pipeline to use a public right-of-way for a pipeline.

HB 1535 by Burnam - Relating to the requirement that gas corporations obtain a permit from the Railroad Commission of Texas before condemning property to construct certain gas pipelines.

HB 1537 by Burnam - Relating to safety requirements applicable to gas pipelines in certain counties.

HB 1538 by Burnam - Relating to the authority of certain municipalities or counties to adopt and enforce safety standards applicable to certain gas pipelines.

HB 1549 by McClendon - Relating to the creation, organization, duties, and function of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.

HB 1550 by Herrero - Relating to the tuition and fee exemption available to certain military personnel and to permitting those personnel to transfer the exemption to a child.

HB 1553 by Burnam - Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities.

HB 1557 by Smith, Wayne - Relating to the authority of certain toll project entities to enter into a comprehensive development agreement.

HB 1559 by Martinez Fischer - Relating to the frequency of required school bus emergency evacuation training.

HB 1566 by England - Relating to the authority of municipalities to regulate natural gas compressor station structures.

HB 1569 by Thompson - Relating to equal access to places of public accommodation.

HB 1573 by Thompson - Relating to a requirement that a recipient of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund provide a health benefit plan for its employees.

HB 1578 by Isett - Relating to the establishment of a medical reinsurance system and to certain insurance reforms necessary to the efficient operation of that system.

HB 1583 by Flynn - Relating to the abolishment of the Office of State-Federal Relations as an independent agency and the transfer of the duties and functions of that agency to the office of the governor.

HB 1588 by Rose - Relating to erecting an off-premise sign adjacent to and visible from certain roads.

HB 1592 by Rose - Relating to the prohibition of off-premise signs on certain roads.

HB 1602 by Maldanado - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bond for Texas State University--San Marcos for the Round Rock Higher Education Center in Williamson County.

HB 1603 by Maldanado - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas State University--San Marcos for the Round Rock Higher Education Center in Williamson County.

HB 1606 by Branch - Relating to the regulation of the practice of construction and program management for capital improvement projects of governmental entities.

HB 1607 by Flynn - Relating to compensation and employment benefits for members of the Texas State Guard called to state active duty.

HB 1617 by Swinford - Relating to limited agricultural cooperatives.

HB 1634 by Smith - Relating to the release of a motor vehicle accident report or certain information in a motor vehicle accident report.

HB 1636 by Turner, Chris - Relating to the accrual of vacation and sick leave for certain state employees on a military leave of absence.

Companions: SB 833 Carona 11- 3-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 1640 by Sheffield - Relating to the purposes and powers of the Temple Health and Bioscience Economic Development District.

Companions: SB 1033 Fraser 6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 1649 by Menendez - Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle by a person under 18 years of age while using a wireless communications device.

HB 1652 by Ortiz - Relating to use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund of the Texas emerging technology fund to promote alternative energy sources and energy efficient technologies.

HB 1657 by Giddings - Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage regarding certain contractors.

HB 1663 by King, Phil - Relating to the issuance of a search warrant for a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses.

HB 1670 by McReynolds - Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 1674 by Villarreal - Relating to funding for county transportation needs.

HB 1675 by McClendon - Relating to the transportation of hazardous materials in high-threat areas.

HB 1676 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.

HB 1677 by Smith, Wayne - Relating to notice by a governmental entity regarding certain geospatial data products.

HB 1687 by Cohen - Relating to the definition of an electric bicycle for purposes related to the use, registration, and licensing of electric bicycles.

HB 1696 by Isett - Relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers and to payment of claims to pharmacies and pharmacists.

HB 1698 by Martinez - Relating to reconstituting the system benefit fund as a trust fund and to uses of the fund.

HB 1700 by Laubenberg - Relating to the use of funds awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

HB 1701 by Laubenberg - Relating to the regulation of certain activities on a public highway or road, the right-of-way of a public highway or road, or a parking lot.

HB 1703 by Laubenberg - Relating to a biennial report on the cost to the state of services provided to illegal aliens.

HB 1707 by Geren - Relating to the required disclosure under the public information law of information pertaining to an employee or trustee of a public employee pension system.

HB 1715 by Gonzales-Toureilles - Relating to the establishment of the Texas Rural Development Fund and to the establishment, operation, and funding of certain programs for rural economic development.

HB 1716 by Gonzales-Toureilles - Relating to optional fees on the registration of a vehicle imposed by a county.

HB 1723 by Castro - Relating to a requirement that higher education students wear reflective clothing or gear while participating in nighttime athletic events or activities.

HB 1732 by Chavez - Relating to the lease of certain state parking facilities to other persons.

HB 1733 by Vo - Relating to prohibiting inducements to employees of a public institution of higher education for requiring or recommending textbooks or instructional materials.

HB 1737 by Gonzales - Relating to the formula funding for public institutions of higher education for certain credit hours that do not count toward a degree.

HB 1738 by Howard, Donna - Relating to a study of nursing educational programs that require a single clinical competency assessment.

HB 1742 by Raymond - Relating to coverage for prostate cancer screenings for men 40 years of age or older.

HB 1746 by Jackson, Jim - Relating to the regulation of the towing and storage of vehicles Companions: SB 702 Carona  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 1747 by Smith, Todd - Relating to the release of a motor vehicle accident report or certain information in a motor vehicle accident report.

HB 1748 by Smith, Todd- Relating to the cancellation of a health benefit plan on the basis of misrepresentation or a preexisting condition.

HB 1752 by Leibowitz - Relating to county regulation of fireworks during severe drought conditions.

HB 1759 by Thompson - Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain orally administered anticancer medications.

HB 1762 by Chavez - Relating to improving state energy conservation, including through the use of thermostat settings.

HB 1764 by Woolley - Relating to the regulation of the use of human cells and tissue, including a ban on human cloning.

HB 1767 by Rodriguez - Relating to the use of motion sensor technology in certain state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities.

HB 1773 by Fletcher - Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information concerning current and former employees of certain divisions of the office of the attorney general.

HB 1774 by Giddings - Relating to the enrollment required for the University of North Texas System to issue revenue bonds to fund facilities at the University of North Texas Dallas Campus.

HB 1777 by Deshotel - Relating to a loan program to encourage the use of cleaner hydrogen fuel; providing for the issuance of bonds.

HB 1778 by Deshotel - Relating to exceptions to certain disqualifications from receiving unemployment benefits.

HB 1781 by Driver - Relating to the establishment of the Texas Forensic Science Academy as a program of the Texas Engineering Extension Service of the Texas A&M University System.

HB 1790 by Bolton - Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties.

HB 1803 by Bohac - Relating to exempting textbooks for university and college courses from the sales tax.

HB 1808 by Turner, Sylvester - Relating to limitations on the total amount of tuition charged to a student by a public institution of higher education.

HB 1810 by Pickett - Relating to the purposes and designation of a transportation reinvestment zone.

HB 1815 by Isett - Relating to the creation of a state agency to facilitate public-private partnerships to plan and take action regarding governmental projects.

HB 1816 by Rose - Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the portion of the appraised value of a person's property attributable to the implementation on the property of water conservation initiatives desalination projects, or brush control.

HB 1818 by Rose - Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives.

HB 1826 by Smith, Todd - Relating to the release of motor vehicle accident report information.

HB 1834 by Harper-Brown- Relating to specialty license plates supporting the Safe Routes to School Program. Companions: SB 161 Ellis  5-27-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 1847 by Lucio III - Relating to a requirement that certain health benefit plans cover certain mental disorders.

HB 1848 by Lucio III - Relating to the establishment of a pilot program under which high school students may accrue prepaid tuition units at public institutions of higher education by completing certain community service activities

HB 1849 by Lucio III - Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period.

HB 1851 by Solomons - Relating to rental agreements.

HB 1857 by Eiland - Relating to the sale of charitable gift annuities.

HB 1864 by Hochberg - Relating to tuition exemption at public institutions of higher education for students in certain interinstitutional academic programs. Companions: SB 45 Zaffirini 5-20-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 1867 by Anchia - Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers.

HB 1875 by Truitt - Relating to requiring a health benefit plan for enrollment at certain public institutions of higher education.

HB 1876 by Chisum - Relating to creating the health care access fund to recruit health care providers in health professional shortage areas and to support federally-qualified health centers with tobacco tax proceeds.

HB 1879 by Davis, John - Relating to the receipt and release of immunization information by the immunization registry in connection with a disaster. Companions: SB 347 Nelson 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 1880 by Pierson - Relating to an enhanced penalty for an operator who commits certain traffic offenses while using a wireless communication device to read, write, or send a text-based communication.

HB 1887 by Dutton - Relating to competitive bidding of school districts for professional services.

HB 1889 by Davis, John - Relating to the electronic transmission of certain information by and to health benefit plan issuers.

HB 1893 by Driver - Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the campuses of institutions of higher education.

HB 1898 by Shelton - Relating to notice required for certain recreational activities on premises owned, operated, or maintained by a governmental unit.

HB 1901 by Branch - Relating to transportation safety training requirements for certain child-care providers. Companions: SB 572 Shapiro 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 1906 by Guillen - Relating to the amount of a surcharge assessed on conviction of certain intoxicated driver offenses on the driver's license of certain persons who complete a drug court program.

HB 1907 by Guillen - Relating to the retirement benefits payable to retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who are employed as school counselors.

HB 1910 by Hochberg - Relating to the operation of toll projects.

HB 1911 by Isett - Relating to the Texas Rural Investment Fund.

HB 1915 by Kolkhorst - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for capital projects at Sam Houston State University.

HB 1916 by Kolkhorst - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for capital projects at Sam Houston State University.

HB 1921 by Smithee - Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Dallam-Hartley Counties Hospital District to employ health care providers.

HB 1929 by Jackson, Jim - Relating to payment of claims of certain out-of-network physicians and health care providers.

HB 1930 by Jackson, Jim - Relating to health services provided to health benefit plan enrollees by certain out-of-network health care providers.

HB 1932 by Thompson - Relating to consumer labeling requirements for certain health benefit plans.

HB 1938 by Villarreal - Relating to the exclusion of certain college savings plan assets and benefits from eligibility determination for certain public assistance programs.

HB 1942 by Herrero - Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education.

HB 1948 by Rios Ybarra - Relating to a public health extension service pilot program.

HB 1950 by Solomons - Relating to state travel policies and procedures for the reimbursement or payment of travel expenses

HB 1957 by Edwards - Relating to a limitation on the amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

HB 1959 by Isett/Hegar- Relating to the governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.

HB 1967 by Aycock - Relating to the statutory limitation imposed on certain university systems to issue revenue bonds to fund facilities at certain institutions of higher education.

HB 1980 by Rodriguez - Relating to the use of solar energy in certain state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities.

HB 1983 by Martinez Fischer- Relating to the punishment for certain intoxication related offenses; creating the offense of aggravated driving while intoxicated.

HB 1988 by McReynolds - Relating to the duties of a peace officer in connection with the suspension of a driver's license for a failure to pass a blood or breath test for intoxication or the presence of alcohol.

HB 1991 by Anchia - Relating to the use of money from the Texas emerging technology fund for the research and development of clean energy.

HB 1993 by Anchia - Relating to certain energy technologies for critical governmental facilities.

HB 1996 by McCall - Relating to exempting the sale of certain property used for research and development from the sales tax.

HB 1997 by McCall - Relating to the making of political contributions to and acceptance of political contributions by statewide officers and members of the legislature before and during a special session of the legislature.

HB 2005 by McCall - Relating to health benefit plan coverage for routine patient care costs for enrollees participating in certain clinical trials.

Companions: SB 39 Zaffirini  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 2014 by Vo - Relating to credit card marketing activities at postsecondary educational institutions.

HB 2017 by Strama - Relating to conducting a study to improve transparency in the state's budgeting process and electronic access to information about the state budget.

HB 2019 by Strama - Relating to design, construction, and renovation standards for state buildings and facilities.

HB 2024 by Crownover - Relating to an intercollegiate athletics fee at the University of North Texas. Companions: SB 473 Estes  5-23-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 2026 by Zerwas - Relating to bariatric surgery coverage for state employees.

HB 2044 by Keffer - Relating to a qui tam action on certain contracts for information about property recoverable by the state.

HB 2051 by Bolton - Relating to requiring a record vote by each house or committee of the legislature on bills, proposed constitutional amendments, and amendments to bills and proposed constitutional amendments.

HB 2060 by Gallego - Relating to annual reporting of women and minority participation in the management and investment of the assets of public retirement systems.

HB 2075 by Shelton - Relating to limitations on the number of courses that students may drop under certain circumstances at certain public institutions of higher education.

HB 2077 by Burnam - Relating to the requirements for a driver's license, commercial driver's license, or personal identification certificate.

HB 2081 by Isett - Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission, the abolishment of the Equine Research Account Advisory Committee, and the authority of Texas AgriLife Research.

HB 2083 by Solomons - Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program.

HB 2097 by Hodge - Relating to the personal and official use of state vehicles.

HB 2098 by Eissler - Relating to faculty temporary licenses to practice medicine.

HB 2106 by Geren - Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds.

HB 2111 by Rodriguez - Relating to supplemental benefits to certain annuities of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2116 by Pickett - Relating to the issuance by the Texas Transportation Commission of general obligation bonds for highway improvement projects.

HB 2118 by Olivo - Relating to the designation of May 9 as Willie Velasquez Day.  

HB 2125 by Bolton - Relating to the liability of a landowner that allows recreational use of the landowner's land.

HB 2126 by Kent - Relating to the prosecution and punishment of offenses involving graffiti.

HB 2131 by Rios Ybarra  - Relating to participation by certain state employees in an investment product under a deferred compensation plan.

HB 2137 by McClendon - Relating to computation of the standard service annuity under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2138 by McClendon - Relating to certain fees imposed in connection with the operation of overweight and oversize vehicles.

HB 2140 by McClendon - Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain veterans of the Texas State Guard.

HB 2141 by McClendon - Relating to one-time supplemental payments of retirement and death benefits by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2144 by Gutierrez - Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2149 by Lewis - Relating to the liability of public servants of certain governmental units for property damage.

HB 2155 by Edwards - Relating to clarification of the essential knowledge and skills of the public school curriculum and the evaluation of conforming curriculum management systems.

HB 2156 by Edwards - Relating to uniform financial aid award notification for students and prospective students of public institutions of higher education.

HB 2159 by Edwards - Relating to a study regarding the health and safety issues posed by uncovered ditches that abut surface streets.

HB 2165 by Rose/Wentworth - Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain open-space land devoted principally to ecological research.

HB 2174 by Truitt - Relating to governmental agency contracts that involve the production of cement.

HB 2180 by Pickett - Relating to registration requirements for certain motor vehicles.

HB 2182 by Zerwas - Relating to the disposition of fees collected for certain specialty license plates.

HB 2184 by Leibowitz - Relating to a franchise tax credit for building new single-family homes or duplexes that exceed certain energy efficiency standards.

HB 2185 by Leibowitz - Relating to informing public school districts of available resources to reduce support costs.

HB 2203 by Isett - Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the operation of certain insurance programs.

HB 2210 by Anchia - Relating to efficiency standards for certain appliances.

HB 2214 by Farrar - Relating to requiring instruction on the use of traffic circles.

HB 2215 by Farrar - Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

HB 2235 by Giddings - Relating to business entities and associations. Companions: SB 1442 Fraser  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 2239 by Hamilton - Relating to transferring the Office of Rural Community Affairs to the Department of Agriculture and abolishing the board of the office.

HB 2244 by Leibowitz - Relating to the coordination of the planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of a statewide passenger rail system by the Texas Department of Transportation. Companions: SB 1382 Carona  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 2248 by Turner, Sylvester - Relating to an emergency management plan for certain health care facilities.

HB 2250 by Hunter - Relating to payment of claims to pharmacies and pharmacists.

HB 2266 by Allen - Relating to the investigation of indoor air quality in certain school buildings.

HB 2268 by Corte - Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities or payment of fees and dues of a state association or organization.

HB 2269 by Alonzo - Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to certain related duties of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.

HB 2278 by Thompson - Relating to health benefit plan coverage under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act for certain medical supplies.

HB 2280 by Thompson - Relating to the right of a public school educator to remove a student from the educator's classroom.

HB 2286 by Driver - Relating to the regulation of the business of private security.

HB 2287 by Driver - Relating to the regulation of investigations companies and the performance of investigative services.

HB 2293 by Gattis - Relating to the delivery of prescription drugs for certain state health plans by mail order.

HB 2298 by Davis, Yvonne - Relating to the duties, function, and operation of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.

HB 2300 by Davis, Yvonne - Relating to restriction on the use of state funds to benefit private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries.

HB 2304 by Lewis - Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for students who have been under the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2312 by Gattis - Relating to the creation of a rural economic development and investment program.

HB 2323 by Homer - Relating to application of restrictions on drivers under 18 years of age to persons who held a hardship license.

HB 2334 by Geren - Relating to the powers and duties of a regional tollway authority, including the establishment of an administrative adjudication hearing procedure. Companions: SB 882 Carona 6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 2341 by Miller, Sid - Relating to minimum liability insurance coverage amounts for persons convicted of offenses related to the operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

HB 2352 by Bohac - Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.

HB 2365 by Eissler - Relating to the structure, powers, and duties of the State Board of Education and the commissioner of education.

HB 2366 by Swinford - Relating to the creation of the Texas bioenergy fund.

HB 2379 by Kolkhorst - Relating to the establishment of the an adult stem cell research program.

HB 2381 by Kolkhorst - Relating to disclosure of the prices charged to state agencies in connection with pharmacy benefit manager services.

HB 2383 by Kolkhorst - Relating to the receipt and release of immunization information by the immunization registry in connection with a disaster. Companions: SB 347 Nelson 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 2397 by Turner, Chris - Relating to requiring computer technicians to report images of child pornography.

HB 2399 by Jackson, Jim - Relating to offering the classroom portion of a driver education course through an alternative method of instruction

HB 2406 by Naistat - Relating to the disposition of surplus information technology equipment by the state.

HB 2407 by Naishtat - Relating to participation in the group benefits program by certain retired state employees and their dependents.

HB 2411 by Fletcher - Relating to the criminal penalty for unlawfully obtaining, lending, possessing, or using a driver's license or personal identification certificate.

HB 2418 by McClendon - Relating to the coordination of the planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of a statewide passenger rail system by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 2422 by Morrison - Relating to the automatic admission of undergraduate students to general academic teaching institutions.

HB 2439 by McCall - Relating to compensation for the use of the public transportation system of a regional transportation authority. Companions: SB 405 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 2442 by Rose - Relating to the limitation on paid leave for state employees at health and human services agencies pending a criminal history background check.

HB 2443 by Rose - Relating to benefits and services for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2445 by Rose - Relating to the prohibition of off-premise signs on certain roads.

HB 2454 by Eiland - Relating to a one-time supplemental annuity payment by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2455 by Eiland - Relating to a one-time supplemental annuity payment by Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2470 by Gattis/Jackson, Mike - Relating to the establishment of the Texas Mutual Health Benefit Plan Company.

HB 2483 by Pickett - Relating to the repeal of the authority for the establishment and administration of the Border Health Institute in the city of El Paso.

HB 2487 by Eiland - Relating to the establishment, funding, and operation of the Texas natural disaster catastrophe fund and the disaster preparedness and mitigation grant council.

HB 2489 by Harper-Brown - Relating to the allocation of revenue from the motor vehicle sales tax to the state highway fund.

HB 2511 by Smith, Todd - Relating to political contributions to and political expenditures made by or on behalf of candidates, officeholder, and political committees.

HB 2515 by Menendez - Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.

HB 2519 by Parker - Relating to alternative methods of obtaining criminal history information and registration of private vendors to obtain criminal history information.

HB 2520 by Swinford - Relating to the state's goal for electric generating capacity derived from emerging renewable energy resources.

HB 2528 by Aycock - Relating to the requirement for obtaining a veterinarian's special license.

HB 2538 by Guillen - Relating to the career and technology education program.

HB 2545 by Isett - Relating to an exemption from certain end-of-course assessment instruments for a high school student earning college credit.

HB 2557 by Harper-Brown - Relating to the evaluation of highway or other mobility projects as toll projects by the Texas Department of Transportation. Companions:

HB 2564 by McClendon - Relating to the analysis of computer data.

HB 2581 by Gonzales Toureilles - Relating to the definitions of a discount health care program and a discount care health care program operator. Companions: SB 2423 Deuell  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 2589 by Pickett - Relating to transportation planning and the creation and membership of planning organizations and the funding allocations for transportation projects.

HB 2611 by Patrick, Diane - Relating to establishing an interim committee to study the provision of dental services to certain public school students.

HB 2612 by Shelton - Relating to salary supplements and enhancements for qualified professional nursing program faculty members at public junior colleges.

HB 2613 by Heflin - Relating to the allocation of gasoline tax to county roads.

HB 2637 by Rose - Relating to a limitation on the total amount of tuition and mandatory fees that a public institution of higher education may charge.

HB 2639 by Isett - Relating to the power of a local authority to enforce compliance with speed limits or a traffic-control signal on a highway or street under its jurisdiction by an automated traffic control system.

HB 2650 by Smithee - Relating to the sale of certain annuities.

HB 2670 by Thibaut - Relating to governmental liability for interest resulting from a claim for payment for goods and services.

HB 2678 by Davis, Yvonne - Relating to the establishment of a statewide meet and confer provision pertaining to employment matters for certain state and local public safety personnel.

HB 2684 by Paxton - Relating to the purchase and transport of alcoholic beverages by the holder of a mixed beverage permit.

HB 2686 by Shelton - Relating to a pilot project to increase enrollee access to primary care services and simplify enrollment procedures under the child health plan program.

HB 2687 by Shelton - Relating to a physician residency grant program.

HB 2688 by Villarreal - Relating to the authority of certain counties to establish economic development projects or create improvement districts to construct educational facilities.

HB 2709 by Coleman - Relating to a physician's delegation of prescriptive authority to physician assistants or advanced practice nurses. Companions: SB 532 Patrick, Dan 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 2713 by Coleman - Relating to health benefit plan coverage for acute or chronic medical conditions.

HB 2714 by Coleman - Relating to group health benefit plan coverage for speech, language, or hearing impairments.

HB 2718 by Howard, Donna - Relating to the certified nurse aide registry and the regulation of certified nurse aides by the Texas Board of Nursing.

HB 2719 by Howard, Donna - Relating to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for state and local governmental entities in certain employment lawsuits filed by nurses.

HB 2723 by Davis, Yvonne - Relating to pharmacy networks for health benefit plans for certain governmental employees.

HB 2727 by Kleinschmidt - Relating to resident tuition rates at public institutions of higher education for children of certain military personnel.

HB 2731 by Gattis - Relating to attorney general representation in a contested case hearing of a person licensed or regulated by certain state agencies.

HB 2738 by Alonzo - Relating to the pledge of certain revenue of a regional transportation authority to the payment of bonds. Companions: SB 293 Carona  5-19-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 2740 by Bolton/Watson - Relating to the licensing and regulation of youth camps.

HB 2745 by Isett - Relating to a certification program to provide job skills training.

HB 2746 by Kolkhorst - Relating to the establishment of the School of Ethics, Western Civilization and American Traditions at the University of Texas at Austin.

HB 2750 by Eiland - Relating to the regulation of certain market conduct activities of certain life, accident, and health insurers and health benefit plan issuers.

HB 2768 by Anderson - Relating to applicability of fee exemptions for military personnel and their children to certain course fees charged by public technical institutes and public state colleges. Companions: SB 847 Averitt 6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 2773 by Eissler - Relating to the Texas Tech Corps Scholarship Program for students who agree to teach in public schools in this state that have shortages of teachers in mathematics or science.

HB 2778 by Farrar - Relating to the revision of building energy efficiency performance standards.

HB 2783 by Anchia/Duncan - Relating to the adoption of energy efficient building standards.

HB 2800 by Berman - Relating to exempting certain private nonprofit educational institutions from state regulation applicable to degree-granting institutions.

HB 2811 by Hardcastle - Relating to the implementation of and incentives for projects involving the capture, transportation, injection, sequestration, geologic storage, or abatement of carbon dioxide.

HB 2812 by Swinford - Relating to the curriculum, funding, promotion, and economic impact of career and technology education in public educational institutions.

HB 2830 by Parker - Relating to transferring to the property tax relief fund one-half of any unencumbered balance of general revenue at the end of a state fiscal biennium.

HB 2867 by Strama - Relating to the development by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of a rebate program for plug-in hybrid motor vehicles.

HB 2870 by King, Phil - Relating to the requirement that certain state and local governmental entities designate a firearms proficiency officer and require weapons proficiency. Companions: SB 1303 Seliger 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 2872 by Chisum - Relating to the establishment by the State Soil and Water Conservation Board of a carbon dioxide sequestration or emissions offset program.

HB 2883 by Martinez- Relating to the accommodation of bicycles, pedestrians, and mass transit riders on streets and highways.

HB 2885 by Martinez- Relating to determination of the examination pass rate for nursing educational programs.

HB 2886 by Martinez Fischer - Relating to insurer assessments to fund the catastrophe reserve trust fund.

HB 2887 by Martinez- Relating to the creation of a literacy center pilot program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

HB 2890 by Martinez- Relating to the disclosure by a member of the legislature or the lieutenant governor of certain information concerning a resident of this state to a governmental body.

HB 2892 by Martinez- Relating to the resumption of service by certain retirees under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2904 by Craddick- Relating to the authority of the Martin County Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers.

HB 2909 by Marquez- Relating to allowing a governmental body to redact certain personal information under the public information law without the necessity of requesting a decision from the attorney general.

HB 2913 by Hernandez- Relating to retirement benefits for law enforcement officers employed and commissioned by certain institutions of higher education.

HB 2915 by McReynolds- Relating to oil and gas operations in connection with certain state land.

HB 2923 by Farrar- Relating to a prohibition of discrimination by public educational institutions.

HB 2928 by Howard, Donna- Relating to the creation and administration of the public high school mathematics and science teachers undergraduate education scholarship program.

HB 2929 by Smith, Wayne- Relating to the design, development, financing, construction, and operation of certain toll projects.

HB 2930 by Rios Ybarra- Relating to the establishment and funding of emergency medical power stations.

HB 2937 by Driver- Relating to higher education student loan repayment assistance for peace officers.

HB 2939 by Callegari- Relating to the establishment of the Texas Hurricane Center for Innovative Technology at the University of Houston.

HB 2942 by Dunnam- Relating to fiscal accountability and transparency in government operations by providing for effective legislative oversight.

HB 2951 by Eiland- Relating to appropriations to certain public junior colleges affected by Hurricane Ike.

HB 2955 by Coleman- Relating to the rates of tuition charged to students of public institutions of higher education.

HB 2956 by Coleman- Relating to the regulation of solar energy panels by a property owners' association.

HB 2967 by Coleman- Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans.

HB 2969 by Coleman- Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders.

HB 2975 by Coleman- Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor.

HB 2976 by Coleman- Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain serious mental illnesses and mental disorders.

HB 2978 by Otto- Relating to the creation of alternative fuel programs to be funded by the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan Fund.

HB 2987 by Phillips- Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to railroads; including conforming amendments. Companions: SB 1540 Carona  4- 1-11 G Earliest effective date

HB 2998 by Fletcher- Relating to the reporting and recording of a motor vehicle accident involving an official vehicle driven by a peace officer, fire fighter, or an emergency medical services employee in the course of official duties.

HB 3016 by Coleman- Relating to a prohibition against the conversion of a free segment of the state highway system to a toll project.

HB 3023 by Coleman- Relating to a temporary moratorium on the use of stun guns by law enforcement agencies and peace officers.

HB 3027 by Coleman- Relating to prohibitions on the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

HB 3030 by Heflin- Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for machinery and equipment used in an agricultural aircraft operation.

HB 3042 by Farias - Relating to a study regarding changing the state minimum wage to the living wage.

HB 3045 by Farias - Relating to the development of a solar energy visualization platform by the State Energy Conservation Office.

HB 3047 by Farias - Relating to compensation provided by state agencies to employees who elect to purchase a bus pass.

HB 3049 by Farias- Relating to the establishment of the consumer credit education grant program.

HB 3066 by Gonzales- Relating to access to certain confidential patient information within the Department of State Health Services.

HB 3074 by Deshotel- Relating to availability of health coverage for certain employees of institutions of higher education.

HB 3103 by Leibowitz- Relating to a change in ownership of entities awarded grants from the Texas Enterprise Fund.

HB 3111 by Villarreal- Relating to authorizing Bexar County to issue bonds or notes to finance the acquisition of real property and the construction of a building or facility on the property for use by an institution of higher education.

HB 3118 by Homer- Relating to a study on the cost and benefits of undocumented immigrants to the state budget and economy.

HB 3122 by Shelton- Relating to the employment and temporary licensing of medical school faculty from out of state.

HB 3124 by Turner, Sylvester- Relating to scoring the state exit-level assessment instruments administered to public school students.

HB 3135 by Gallego- Relating to a TEXAS grant pilot project to provide incentives for students to attend certain underutilized public institutions of higher education.

HB 3143 by Gonzales Toureilles- Relating to weight limits on a vehicle loaded with certain agricultural products.

HB 3145 by Gonzales Toureilles- Relating to the goal for renewable energy capacity derived from renewable energy technologies other than sources using wind energy.

HB 3149 by Anchia- Relating to the adoption and financing of energy efficiency, conservation, and indoor air quality standards for the design, construction , and renovation of public school instructional facilities.

HB 3150 by Anchia- Relating to the creation of alternative fuel programs to be funded by the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan Fund.

HB 3151 by Christian- Relating to the authority of certain justices of the peace to issue a search warrant for a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses.

HB 3174 by Frost- Relating to the regulation of certain telecommunicators; providing penalties.

HB 3178 by Thompson- Relating to ethics of holders of and candidates for public office , public employees, and lobbyists.

HB 3183 by Thompson- Relating to requirements regarding employer liability for certain group health benefit plan premiums. Companions: SB 1143 Carona 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 3187 by McCall- Relating to information technology security practices of state agencies.

HB 3209 by Edwards- Relating to requiring attendance in an educational program on finding that an offense was committed because of bias or prejudice.

HB 3217 by Naishtat- Relating to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas withholding certain nonprofit association dues from the annuity payments of certain members.

HB 3230 by Pitts- Relating to the approval of out-of-state nursing education programs by the Texas Board of Nursing.

HB 3236 by Flynn- Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Agriculture and the Prescribed Burning Board and the abolition of the Texas -Israel Exchange Fund Board. Companions: SB 1016 Estes 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 3259 by Naishtat- Relating to the creation of the Council on Children and Families. Companions: SB 1646 Van de Putte 6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 3264 by Rose- Relating to notifying certain persons of the medical loss ratios of health benefit plan issuers.

HB 3271 by Howard, Donna- Relating to the Texas Partnership for Children in Nature.

HB 3275 by Ortiz- Relating to approval by the Texas Department of Transportation of the installation of certain photographic traffic signal systems.

HB 3276 by Howard, Donna/Ellis- Relating to the determination of student priority in awarding TEXAS grants.

HB 3278 by Phillips- Relating to the creation, organization, governance, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Vehicles; providing a penalty.

HB 3281 by Chavez- Relating to eligibility for a grant of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund.

HB 3283 by Rose- Relating to measures to increase the affordability of textbooks used for courses at public institutions of higher education.

HB 3291 by Callegari- Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenues.

HB 3292 by Crownover- Relating to an increase in the fee for natural gas pipeline safety inspections. Companions: SB 1658 Averitt 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 3293 by Castro- Relating to a strategy to ensure that public institutions of higher education employ faculty and staff who reflect the population of Texas.

HB 3294 by Castro- Relating to assessing the effectiveness of certain developmental education courses for students enrolled in public institutions of higher education.

HB 3296 by Castro- Relating to alternative developmental education courses under the Texas Success Initiative for institutions of higher education.

HB 3297 by Raymond- Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session.

HB 3298 by Strama- Relating to the requirement to post notice of the subject of a meeting under the open meetings law as it relates to informal discussion of a social, ceremonial, or community event.

HB 3308 by Flores- Relating to the participation of other institutions of higher education in a dual usage education complex established by a junior college district.

HB 3320 by Farrar- Relating to the promotion of breast-feeding and the prohibition against interference with or restriction of the right to breast-feed; providing a civil penalty.

HB 3322 by Kleinschmidt - Relating to participation in an animal identification program.

HB 3323 by Kleinschmidt- Relating to storage of electronic fingerprint records and access to criminal history record information.

HB 3326 by Castro- Relating to health risk assessments of state employees.

HB 3327 by Castro- Relating to the duties of the interagency obesity council and the Department of Agriculture relating to health, wellness, and prevention of obesity. Companions: SB 870 Lucio 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 3329 by Ortiz- Relating to funds promoting economic development.

HB 3345 by Farabee- Relating to this state's goal for energy efficiency

HB 3361 by Villarreal- Relating to a study by the comptroller on the use of call options by state government as a hedge against inflation in the cost of commodities purchased by state government.

HB 3371 by Rose- Relating to requiring training in geriatric medicine as a requisite for certain medical degrees.

HB 3373 by Deshotel - Relating to the use of a computer for an unauthorized purpose. Companions: SB 28 Zaffirini 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 3374 by Deshotel - Relating to permits for air contaminant emissions of stationary natural gas engines.

HB 3375 by Deshotel- Relating to energy efficiency measures and technologies

HB 3378 by Parker- Relating to projects that may be undertaken by development corporations for the development, retention, or expansion of certain transportation facilities. Companions: SB 2052 Estes 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 3382 by Coleman - Relating to transferring the statutorily assigned functions and activities of the State Board of Education to the Texas Education Agency.

HB 3383 by Coleman - Relating to the eligibility of land to be appraised as open-space land for ad valorem tax purposes.

HB 3386 by Coleman - Relating to construction, acquisition, improvement, operation, and maintenance of toll projects by certain counties.

HB 3387 by Coleman- Relating to a moratorium on tolls by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 3390 by Harper-Brown - Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. Companions: SB 1011 Estes 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 3393 by Harper-Brown - Relating to the deposit of fees for oversize and overweight vehicle permits in the state highway fund.

HB 3394 by Harper-Brown - Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund.

HB 3395 by Harper-Brown- Relating to the establishment of the Transportation Legislative Oversight Committee.

HB 3395 by Harper-Brown- Relating to requiring a state agency that is undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission to undergo a financial audit and submit a zero-based budget in connection with the review.

HB 3402 by King, Phil - Relating to a restriction on the location of a well drilled for oil or gas.

HB 3409 by Gonzales - Relating to the use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to recruit and retain automotive manufacturing facilities.

HB 3414 by Thompson - Relating to the sale of certain alcoholic beverages to certain private club registration permit holders.

HB 3418 by Oliveira - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a student services center at The University of Texas at Brownsville.

HB 3420 by Eissler - Relating to computation of a public high school student's grade point average.

HB 3421 by Eissler - Relating to educator preparation programs and educator certification, performance, and recruitment.

HB 3447 by Rodriguez - Relating to a study of the effectiveness for junior college students of the success initiative assessment and developmental coursework requirements regarding student readiness for college-level work.

HB 3455 by Callegari - Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Department of Transportation regarding traffic-control signalization.

HB 3462 by Smith, Todd - Relating to the rate of the state gasoline tax and diesel fuel taxes and to the permissible uses of the state highway fund.

HB 3463 by Smith, Todd - Relating to student loan repayment assistance for undergraduate students who agree to teach in public schools in this state that have shortages of teachers in math and science.

HB 3473 by Coleman - Relating to charity care.

HB 3474 by Coleman - Relating to indigent health care.

HB 3478 by Gallego - Relating to this state's goal for renewable energy.

HB 3486 by Coleman - Relating to application of the minimum wage to certain governmental entities.

HB 3495 by Miller, Sid - Relating to the distribution of funding for certain transportation projects.

HB 3503 by McClendon - Relating to the participation of certain retirees under the proportionate retirement program in the Texas Public School Employees Group Benefits Program.

HB 3504 by McClendon - Relating to the cost of health insurance for certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3505 by McClendon - Relating to the use of money from the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund for rail projects.

HB 3506 by Fletcher - Relating to the creation of the Public Education Management Institute of Texas.

HB 3510 by Dunnam - Relating to protocol for folding the state flag. Companions: SB 1145 Zaffirini  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 3512 by Dunnam - Relating to state agency information available on the Internet.

HB 3513 by Dunnam - Relating to the duty to protect and safeguard sensitive personal information.

HB 3518 by Alonzo - Relating to dropping courses.

HB 3522 by Ortiz - Relating to the open records steering committee, reports by the attorney general on costs of copies, and certain deadlines, costs, and suits filed under the public information law.

HB 3524 by Maldonado - Relating to the use of recycled glass in asphalt used by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 3542 by Lucio III - Relating to the issuance of grants by the Texas Water Development Board for water and wastewater system improvements in economically distressed areas.

HB 3545 by Leibowitz - Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, confirming codifications, repeal of unconstitutional laws.

Companions: SB 1969 West 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 3558 by Phillips - Relating to the authority of a local authority to require a person who violates a photographic traffic signal enforcement system to take an intersection driving safety course.

HB 3561 by Phillips - Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund.

HB 3562 by Coleman - Relating to the minimum electronic mail retention period required by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

HB 3563 by Coleman - Relating to reports on racial profiling in connection with motor vehicle stops; providing a penalty.

HB 3567 by Madden - Relating to energy savings performance contracts.

HB 3568 by Olivo - Relating to information for prospective teachers regarding the effectiveness of educator preparation programs.

HB 3571 by Olivo - Relating to a program to provide financial incentives to students who agree to teach mathematics or science in certain public schools.

HB 3575 by Madden - Relating to energy and water conservation measures of state agencies.

HB 3576 by Christian - Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists employed by a public school or as faculty members of certain graduate programs at institutions of higher education.

HB 3583 by Gallego - Relating to photograph and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases.

HB 3586 by Gallego - Relating to the Texas Academy of Fine Arts, Culture, and Sciences at Sul Ross State University.

HB 3591 by Burnam - Relating to the control of emissions from crude oil and condensate storage tanks in certain areas of this state.

HB 3607 by Truitt - Relating to the amendment of Chapter 2256, Texas Government Code.

HB 3608 by Truitt - Relating to deduction of qualified health insurance premiums of eligible retired public safety officers from Teacher Retirement System of Texas annuities.

HB 3618 by Harless - Relating to the use and management of dedicated funds by the state.

HB 3631 by Farabee - Relating to compensation of certain state employees. Companions: SB 2298 Watson 6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 3633 by Geren - Relating to outdoor lighting on state owned property.

HB 3634 by Geren/Van de Putte - Relating to creditable service in the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the transfer of that credit between classes of membership for certain state employees.

HB 3641 by Miller, Doug - Relating to the preservation of effective responses to requests for information pursuant to the public information law.

HB 3645 by Miklos - Relating to the eligibility of certain postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education.

HB 3652 by Merritt - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.

HB 3656 by Bohac - Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan, including the motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program under the plan.

HB 3670 by Hopson/Shapiro - Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental assistants, including the delegation of certain dental acts.

Companions: SB 455 Shapiro  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 3673 by Harper-Brown - Relating to the relocation of utilities as a result of the construction or maintenance of a toll project that is the subject of a comprehensive development agreement.

HB 3691 by Deshotel - Relating to shipping coordination services for state agencies.

HB 3700 by Jackson, Jim - Relating to the creation of the Texas Classroom Coaching Program.

HB 3702 by Jackson, Jim - Relating to vehicles passing stationary tow trucks on a highway.

HB 3704 by Coleman - Relating to the purchase of fair trade certified products by a state agency.

HB 3709 by Coleman - Relating to certain charitable corporations granted eminent domain power, repealing eminent domain and condemnation of residential property adjacent or contiguous to such medical center.

HB 3714 by King, Susan - Relating to public school career and technology education program curriculum and funding and to development of a list of high-demand occupations for career and technology education students.

HB 3727 by Burnam - Relating to liability of a governmental unit for certain intentional torts.

HB 3729 by King, Phil - Relating to the installation of certain pipelines in county road rights-of-way.

HB 3732 by Gallego - Relating to a violation by certain law enforcement officers of the physical fitness standards adopted by a law enforcement agency.

HB 3736 by Coleman - Relating to the prohibition on the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

HB 3740 by Hochberg - Relating to a statewide education data management system.

HB 3748 by Coleman - Relating to continuing education requirements for law enforcement officers relating to interaction with persons with mental impairments.

HB 3750 by Flynn - Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state.

HB 3754 by Howard, Donna - Relating to the insurance code to include members of a junior college board

HB 3756 by Lewis - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a medical education building for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

HB 3759 by Smithee - Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs.

HB 3770 by Fletcher - Relating to the continuing education and intermediate proficiency certificate requirements of peace officers.

HB 3787 by Rodriguez - Relating to the relocation of utilities on certain highways and county roads.

HB 3788 by Rodriguez - Relating to closure of a roadway or lane during times of emergency.

HB 3789 by Morrison - Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund. Companions:

HB 3790 by Morrison/Shapiro - Relating to performance incentive funding for public institutions of higher education and to recognition of certain student achievement on degree completion.

HB 3791 by Morrison - Relating to developing a developmental education plan for students entering public institutions of higher education.

HB 3792 by Morrison - Relating to financial assistance for resident undergraduate and graduate students.

HB 3793 by Morrison - Relating to establishing a health and wellness initiative program to reduce health plan costs for certain public employees.

HB 3794 by Morrison - Relating to the securing of a child passenger in a motor vehicle.

HB 3795 by Morrison/Shapiro - Relating to the public awareness campaign promoting higher education.

HB 3816 by Brown, Fred - Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board.

HB 3823 by Leibowitz - Relating to certifications of maximum medical improvement and assignments of impairment ratings under the workers' compensation system.

HB 3837 by Hilderbran - Relating to a limitation on the amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

HB 3847 by Hamilton - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a workforce training center at Lamar State College--Orange.

HB 3848 by Hamilton - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a multipurpose education building at Lamar State College--Orange.

HB 3852 by Eiland - Relating to the authority of certain counties to implement a pilot program to provide certain health care services and to the funding of the program.

HB 3856 by Eiland - Relating to the state's current and future response to disasters and to preparations for disasters; making an appropriation for the purpose of providing disaster relief.

HB 3862 by Cook - Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment.

HB 3877by Alvarado - Relating to requiring contractors in certain state construction contracts to provide health benefits to employees.

HB 3878 by Gallego - Relating to annual reporting of women and minority participation in the management and investment of the assets of a state investment fund.

HB 3882 by Alonzo - Relating to the establishment of a program at the University of North Texas to provide financial incentives to certain students who agree to teach bilingual education.

HB 3884 by Alonzo - Relating to faculty diversity at public institutions of higher education.

HB 3885 by Alonzo - Relating to a study of the effectiveness of the success initiative assessment and developmental coursework requirements and the implementation of a pilot program regarding student readiness for college-level work.

HB 3891 by Vaught - Relating to certain health benefit plan coverage for bilateral cochlear implants and related services.

HB 3904 by Paxton - Relating to personal confidential information accessed by an employee of a state governmental body.

HB 3913 by Madden - Relating to resolution of disputes arising under certain construction contracts.

HB 3917 by Smith, Wayne - Relating to the creation and administration of the Texas Local Participation Transportation Program.

HB 3930 by Guillen - Relating to establishing scholarships for children of public school teachers.

HB 3932 by Harper-Brown - Relating to the establishment of a road user fee pilot program by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 3934  by  Harper-Brown- Relating to resuming certain state contributions for new members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3938 by Villarreal - Relating to renaming the TEXAS Grant program.

HB 3939 by Villarreal - Relating to limitations on the total amount of tuition and mandatory academic fees charged to resident undergraduate students at general academic teaching institutions.

HB 3940 by Villarreal - Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain state employees.

HB 3950 by Turner - Relating to the temporary housing in a housing facility of a public university of certain veterans receiving health care treatment.

HB 3952 - Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for the spouses of certain military personnel.

HB 3956 by Turner - Relating to use of sales and tax revenues by certain development corporations to promote higher education and job training opportunities.

HB 3960 by McReynolds - Relating to use of sales and tax revenues by certain development corporations to promote higher education and job training opportunities.

HB 3968 by Kleinschmidt - Relating to reduced tuition rates at public institutions of higher education for certain children of state employees.

HB 3969 by Kleinschmidt -Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education.

HB 3972 by Hunter- Relating to the election of certain members of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3979 by Hunter -Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle on a highway or street that is drawing a boat or personal watercraft in or on which a person is riding.

HB 3984 by Strama - Relating to an analysis of available federal funding, state- federal matching expenditures, and related legislation.

HB 3991 by Dutton -Relating to a one-time retention bonus for certain classified state employees.

HB 3993 by Dutton -Relating to lease-option contracts.

HB 3998 by Davis -Relating to the selection of certain members of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 4012 Weber -Relating to the procedure for acting on an application for an air contaminant emissions permit, permit amendment, or permit renewal review for an electric generating facility.

HB 4016 by Weber - Relating to the authorization of certain municipalities and counties to issue public securities for the financing of permanent improvements for use by an institution of higher education.

HB 4021 by Branch - Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds or other obligations to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.

HB 4022 by Branch -Relating to the exemption of oil and gas royalty interests owned by private institutions of higher education from oil and gas severance taxes.

HB 4032 by McCall - Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 4046 by Mc Reynolds - Relating to the creation of nonprofit health corporations with assistance from the Texas Rural Foundation.

HB 4047 by Castro - Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their dependents. Companions: SB 93 by Van de Putte  6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 4048 by Castro - Relating to an online list of work-study employment opportunities available to students at a public institution of higher education. Companions: SB 305 Shapleigh  6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 4049 by Castro - Relating to student Internet access to certain financial and academic information maintained by public institutions of higher education.

HB 4050 by Castro - Relating to requiring general academic teaching institutions to offer personal financial literacy training.

HB 4051 by Castro - Relating to an exemption from the curriculum requirements for automatic admission to public institutions of higher education for certain students affected by a natural disaster.

HB 4054 by Allen- Relating to the use of state institutions of higher education to provide training to state agency employees.

HB 4062 by Gonzalez - Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to providing a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes.

HB 4065 by Gonzalez - Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for students who have been in foster care or certain other residential care. Companions SB 43 Zaffirini 5-19-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 4067 by Gonzalez - Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development of the Border Region.

HB 4070 by Gonzalez - Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of airplanes and helicopters used exclusively in agricultural operations.

HB 4071 by Smith - Relating to the operation of hybrid motor vehicles.

HB 4074 by Chavez - Relating to the requirement that governmental public notices be published in Spanish-language newspapers.

HB 4075 by Chavez - Relating to the participation of the medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso in the Joint Admission Medical Program.

HB 4076 by Paxton - Relating to the establishment of the Texas power source fund.

HB 4080 by Farrar - Relating to environmental review of toll projects by certain local toll project entities.

HB 4086 by Farrar - Relating to energy efficiency in newly constructed buildings.

HB 4088 by Farrar - Relating to the rate of the motor vehicle sales and use tax imposed on certain motor vehicles.

HB 4090 by Farrar - Relating to electronically recording certain interrogations and the admissibility of certain statements made by a juvenile or a criminal defendant.

HB 4093 by Farrar- Relating to the appointment of the director of the governor's office of homeland security.

HB 4096 by Eiland- Relating to certain contracts by certain governmental entities.

HB 4099 by Eiland- Relating to authorizing payment to FSLA-exempt FSLA-nonexempt state employees for unused compensatory time accrued during a disaster declared by the governor under Section 418.014, Government Code.

HB 4113 by Martinez - Relating to waste recycling plans of entities that receive money from this state.

HB 4116 by Pitts - Relating to establishing a uniform state policy regarding the purchases and acquisitions by or for the state or a political subdivision of the state or for the use or benefit of residents of this state.

HB 4121 by Alonzo- Relating to establishing veterans resource centers at certain institutions of higher education.

HB 4134 by Anchia- Relating to the exception from required public disclosure of certain personal information of public employees and public officials.

HB 4140 by Homer- Relating to a bulk data request for information under the public information law.

HB 4147 by Rose- Relating to the persons exempted from the required prepayment of the personnel costs incurred by a governmental body in responding to requests from a requestor under the public information law that require large amounts of personnel time. Companions: SB 1629 Wentworth  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 4150 Rose- Relating to the collection and provision of information concerning public school career and technology education programs.

HB 4165 by Chisum- Relating to the funds consolidation process and the use of state revenue dedicated by law for a particular purpose.

HB 4168 by Madden - Relating to the number of persons who may be appointed to the classification immediately below department head in a police department covered by municipal civil service.

HB 4169 by Christian- Relating to the administration and use of public or private funds designated for college scholarships.

HB 4171 by Christian- Relating to procedures to help ensure that certain state agency rules are consistent with the meaning and intent of applicable legislative enactments.

HB 4172 by Maldonado- Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas A & M University System Health Science Center for the Health Professions Education Center in Round Rock.

HB 4173 by Maldonado- Relating to providing outreach and behavioral health services to certain military service veterans and their families and providing for the creation of clinical practice guidelines.

HB 4177 by Christian- Relating to the duties of a peace officer in connection with the suspension of a driver's license for a failure to pass a blood or breath test for intoxication or the presence of alcohol.

HB 4179 by Smithee- Relating to health insurance.

HB 4181 by Guillen- Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain professionals employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 4199 by Kent- Relating to public financing of the public education employee retirement system and an annual cost-of-living adjustment for certain retirement benefits.

HB 4202 by Herrero- Relating to creating an account to promote continuing education for certain child care providers.

HB 4203 by Harper/Brown- Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to enter into funding agreements to expedite an agency's environmental review duties related to transportation projects.

HB 4204 by Harper/Brown- Relating to public viewing and comment on proposals for comprehensive development agreements with the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 4205 by Harper/Brown- Relating to the promotion of toll projects by the Texas Department of Transportation.

HB 4207 by Giddings- Relating to the disclosure of personally identifiable information under the public information law.

HB 4208 by Patrick-  Relating to idling the diesel engine of a school bus while the bus is parked at a public school or school event.

HB 4222 by Branch- Relating to limitations on increases in designated tuition charged by general academic teaching institutions and a biennial report to the legislature regarding the operational costs of those institutions.

HB 4236 by Pena- Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas - Pan American.

HB 4238 Branch- Relating to establishing a state master plan for closing academic achievement gaps in public primary and secondary education.

HB 4240 by Mallory- Relating to the authority of the governing body of a local authority to impose a civil penalty for certain violations recorded by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.

HB 4245 by Keffer- Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas.

HB 4253 by Miklos- Relating to higher education student loan repayment assistance for peace officers.

HB 4254 by Miklos- Relating to limitations on the tuition rate charged to certain transfer students at general academic teaching institutions.

HB 4263 by Turner- Relating to the creation of the Texas Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.

HB 4279 Harper/Brown- Relating to credit agreements executed in connection with the issuance of obligations for certain public improvements.

HB 4285 by Davis- Relating to the duties of the transportation commission.

HB 4286 by Hunter- Relating to the disposal of sewage by boats.

HB 4289 by Hunter- Relating to required procedures regarding the ranking of physicians by health benefit plan issuers.

HB 4292 by Branch- Relating to access to criminal history record information by the office of the attorney general. Companions: SB 1162 Huffman 6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 4293 by Branch- Relating to notice to the attorney general of an action, suit, or proceeding challenging the validity of a Texas statute or rule.

HB 4299 by Rose- Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives.

HB 4304 by Hilderbran- Relating to the granting or renewal of certain easements on or leases of certain university land.

HB 4307 by Crownover- Relating to the creation of the office of inspector within the State Auditor's Office and the appointment of deputy inspectors general.

HB 4313 by Gallego- Relating to the creation of the Texas Legislative Fellows Program for certain students enrolled in component institutions of The University of Texas System.

HB 4315 by Gallego- Relating to the issuance of collegiate license plates.

HB 4317 by Callegari- Relating to certain reporting duties of the attorney general.

HB 4324 by Chisum- Relating to repayment assistance for certain physician education loans.

HB 4325 by Strama- Relating to the creation of a Sunny Day Fund to attract competitive federal grants to Texas under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

HB 4326 by Strama- Relating to the online availability of state agency reports required by law.

HB 4327 by Strama- Relating to incentive for Texas renewable energy jobs and manufacturing.

HB 4329 by Strama- Relating to the creation of a database to track specialized technology research projects conducted by public universities, public university research facilities, and other state institutions.

HB 4332 by Hamilton- Relating to the certification of certain municipal police officers to enforce commercial motor vehicle safety standards.

HB 4333 by Hamilton- Relating to training and continuing education for licensed electrical apprentices. Companions: SB 470 Carona 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 4335 by McClendon- Relating to the creation of and the powers of a comprehensive multimodal urban transportation authority.

HB 4340 by Parker- Relating to the use of certain money in the state highway fund received from a project or system and held in a subaccount for the benefit of the region in which the project or system is located.

HB 4345 by Chisum- Relating to relating to the creation of the Texas Center for Sustainable Business.

HB 4346 by Chisum- Relating to "no regrets" greenhouse gas emission reduction strategies. Companions: SB184 Watson 9-1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 4350 by Chisum- Relating to the definition of "operator" in relation to the regulation of a solid waste facility.

HB 4351 by Morrison- Relating to the administration and operation of, and the participation of state employees in, the state's programs for prepaying or saving toward the costs of attending an institution of higher education.

HB 4355by Howard- Relating to the conducting of a research study on alternate ways to assure clinical competency of graduates of nursing educational programs.

HB 4367 by Castro- Relating to the formula funding for public institutions of higher education for certain credit hours that do not count toward a degree.

HB 4368 by Castro- Relating to the ineligibility for employment by a school district, open-enrollment charter school, or shared services arrangement of persons convicted of certain offenses.

HB 4371 by Elkins- Relating to failure to submit to a designated doctor examination.

HB 4372 by Elkins- Relating to income benefits in the workers' compensation system

HB 4374 by Castro- Relating to the approval of certain construction, repair, or rehabilitation projects at public institutions of higher education in this state. Companions: SB 1796 Zaffirini 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 4377 by Rose- Relating to the confidentiality of certain communications involving an ombudsman program established by an employer as an alternative dispute resolution service.

HB 4378 by Rose- Relating to the repeal of obsolete or redundant reporting requirements of health and human services agencies.

HB 4386 by Vaught- Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system.

HB 4387 by Vaught- Relating to the development of contract terms regarding noncompliance by state contractors.

HB 4388 by Chavez- Relating to veteran's employment preferences.

HB 4390 by Farias- Relating to the organization, duties, and functions of the Texas Veterans Commission. Companions: SB 1655 Van de Putte 6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 4393 by Farias- Relating to the creation of a pilot program to provide electronic prescribing tools to rural physicians.

HB 4394 by Turner- Relating to the waiting period for eligibility for benefits under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act.

HB 4398 by Deshotel- Relating to workers' compensation supplemental income benefits.

HB 4404 by Villarreal- Relating to repealing the tuition set aside requirement for the B -On-Time program.

HB 4405 by Villarreal- Relating to establishment of the TEXAS Grant early enrollment guarantee program.

HB 4414 by Taylor- Relating to the application of the sunset review process to the office of vehicle fleet management.

HB 4415 by Farias- Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel and the spouses of certain deceased and missing military personnel.

HB 4423 by Gonzales- Relating to physician shortage residency programs.

HB 4428 by Hernandez- Relating to eligibility of certain professional librarian faculty members of public institutions of higher education to participate in the group benefits program for state employees.

HB 4437 Gonzales- Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine.

HB 4438 by Kolkhorst- Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to the Texas Forest Service.

HB 4040 by Kolkhorst- Relating to a study by the attorney general of the effects on state law and authority of certain international and other agreements and bodies.

HB 4446 by Alvarado- Relating to the investment authority of the Teachers Retirement System of Texas and Employees Retirement System of Texas.

HB 4450 by Corte- Relating to including certain veterans service organizations as small businesses for the purpose of state contracting.

HB 4453 by Branch- Relating to the national research university fund and allocation of amounts appropriated from the fund, the abolition of the higher education fund, and the groupings established by the Higher Education Coordinating Board.

HB 4458 by Strama- Relating to research development and deployment of emerging technology in the area of electricity storage.

HB 4459 by Strama- Relating to economic development and employment opportunities in the renewable energy or energy efficiency industries.

HB 4475 by Callegari- Relating to fire code certificates of compliance, violations, and enforcement.

HB 4480 by Howard- Relating to documentary evidence of citizenship or other status as a requirement for issuance of certain identification documents.

HB 4482 by Howard- Relating to a requirement of lawful presence in the United States for receipt of state educational benefits and to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education.

HB 4483 by Howard- Relating to verifying the eligibility of applicants for federal, state, and local public benefits.

HB 4486 by Howard- Relating to the participation of governmental entities and other employers in a federal work eligibility verification program; establishing an unlawful employment practice.

HB 4487 by Howard- Relating to state and local activities concerning and enforcement of federal immigration and custom laws.

HB 4488 by Howard- Relating to an alternative graduation plan for students planning to attend certain postsecondary educational institutions.

HB 4489 by Eiland- Relating to certain contracts by certain governmental entities

HB 4490 by Eiland- Relating to certain contracts by certain governmental entities.

HB 4494 by Eiland- Relating to indigent health care costs related to a declared disaster.

HB 4495 by King- Relating to the titling, registration, and operation of mini- trucks.

HB 4499 by Hamilton- Relating to school bus safety.

HB 4504 by Coleman- Relating to reporting requirements for health occupation regulatory agencies. Companions: SB 1508 Uresti 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 4505 Coleman- Relating to the eligibility of certain postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education.

HB 4506 by Coleman- Relating to the screening of newborns for sickle-cell trait and other disorders by the Department of State Health Services.

HB 4507 by Coleman- Relating to reporting by the Department of State Health Services regarding services provided at school-based health centers.

HB 4514 by Coleman- Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Transportation to demonstrate that alternatives to toll roads have been considered.

HB 4522 Phillips- Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Transportation related to county traffic officers.

Companions: SB 376 Carona 6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 4523 by Phillips- Relating to certain requirements for sunscreening devices that are placed on or attached to a motor vehicle; providing a penalty. Companions: SB 589 Carona 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 4528 by Chavez- Relating to the establishment of law school at the University of Texas at El Paso.

HB 4531 by Chavez- Relating to the use and safety of certain types of motorcycles, the establishment of a training requirement for the use of such motorcycles , and providing a penalty.

HB 4535 by Branch- Relating to the annual allocation of certain constitutional funds to eligible agencies and institutions of higher education.

HB 4550 by Naishtat- Relating to the recruitment and retention of certain caseworkers employed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 4556 by Naishtat- Relating to measures to promote the pursuit of higher education by AmeriCorps participants.

HB 4561 by Naishtat- Relating to prohibiting institutions of higher education from disciplining students for conduct involving speech or expression.

HB 4566 by Zerwas- Relating to continuation of the intercollegiate athletics fee for students at Prairie View A&M University. Companions: SB 1334 Hegar 6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 4567 by Zerwas- Relating to the research development fund.

HB 4571 by Zerwas- Relating to a statewide electronic health records bank.

HB 4572 by Zerwas- Relating to insurance coverage for certain devices that facilitate insulin therapy and enhance glucose control in the treatment of diabetes.

HB 4578 by Martinez- Relating to the establishment of the official citrus producers' pest and disease management corporation; providing penalties.

HB 4582 by Pitts- Relating to the powers and duties of the Legislative Budget Board , including the receipt of reports by the board.

HB 4584 by Pitts- Relating to improving efficiency in state government and reducing state government spending

HB 4585 by Pitts- Relating to ensuring that Texas state government has sufficient general law authority to apply for and receive the maximum amount of federal funds available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

HB 4587 by Pitts- Relating to providing information to state employees regarding the availability of Medicaid and other health benefits coverage for their children.

HB 4589 by Pitts- Relating to a state purchasing preference for certain pharmaceutical manufacturers.

HB 4590 by Pitts- Relating to transfers from the permanent school fund to the available school fund.

HB 4591 by Alonzo- Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide funding to develop and maintain research universities in this state of the highest tier.

HB 4596 by Kolkhorst- Relating to certain contracts between pharmacy benefit managers and the Employees Retirement System of Texas, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, the Texas A&M University System, or The University of Texas System.

HB 4604 by Vaught- Relating to the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications.

HB 4616 by Branch- Financial support and incentives for the development of national research universities and high-quality comprehensive regional universities and a review of the institutional groupings.

HB 4617 by Branch- Relating to the sale of instructional materials to students of public institutions of higher education.

HB 4624 by Lucio III- Relating to certain requirements for doctors providing professional services under the workers' compensation system.

HB 4625 by Lucio III- Relating to county regulation of fireworks during drought conditions.

HB 4626 by Lucio III- Relating to establishing scholarships for members of a Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) attending public institutions of higher education.

HB 4627 by Lucio III- Relating to physical examination requirements for participation in certain University Interscholastic League extracurricular athletic activities.

HB 4630 by Lucio III- Relating to the state employee wellness program.

HB 4634 by Lucio III- Relating to prohibitions on the use of a wireless communication device while operating a commercial motor vehicle.

HB 4636 by Lucio III- Relating to energy efficiency audits and improvement loans for customers of electric utilities and transmission and distribution utilities .

HB 4643 by  Lucio III- Relating to the minimum change interval at an intersection at which a photographic traffic monitoring system is in use.

HB 4646 by Lucio III- Relating to a collateral guarantee program to aid small contractors in participating in public works projects.

HB 4647 by Rios Ybarra- Relating to the change of the name of Texas A&M University-- Kingsville to Texas A&I University.

HB 4650 by Coleman- Relating to physical examination requirements for participation in extracurricular athletic activities.

HB 4666 by Raymond- Relating to professional development institutes for public school teachers and paraprofessionals regarding education of students with disabilities.

HB 4679 by Zerwas- Relating to the licensing and regulation of dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and dental laboratories; providing penalties . Companions: SB 887 Nelson 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

HB 4680 by Coleman- Relating to mass transit authorities.

HB 4682 by Parker- Relating to the procurement of contracts in the state.

HB 4733 by Smithee- Relating to the operation and funding of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, including funding of coverage for certain catastrophic events through the issuance of public securities.

HCR 26 by Dutton- Requesting The University of Texas at Austin to lead a study by several Texas public universities to examine how young black males in Texas are affected by the benefits and detriments of living in Texas.

HCR 27 by Dutton- Requesting The University of Texas at Austin to study the effectiveness of the Texas Education Agency in dealing with low-performing students and other matters.

HCR 29 by Pickett- Expressing the intent of the Texas Legislature that the state accept federal economic stimulus funds appropriated under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 or any similar legislation.

HCR 35 by Paxton- Urging the institution of a playoff system to decide the NCAA football national championship in place of the current Bowl Championship Series.

HCR 93 by Turner- Certifying the state's intention to request and use all funds that may be available to the state under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

HCR 116 by Christian- Directing all state agencies and local governments to ensure that federal stimulus funding be used only to finance one-time, non-recurring expenses that do not require permanent changes to Texas law.

HJR 1 by Alonzo- Providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide funding to develop and maintain research universities in this state of the highest tier.

HJR 2 by Oliveira- Entitling The University of Texas at Brownsville to participate in the income and other benefits of the permanent university fund.

HJR 9 by Truitt- Relating to allowing the expenditure of motor vehicle fuel taxes and registration fees for passenger rail, transit and freight rail.

HJR 13 by Leibowitz- Relating to dedicating certain revenue derived from motor fuel taxes to the construction of public highways.

HJR 17 by Guillen- Relating to establishing a limitation on ad valorem tax.

HJR 23 by Naishtat- Relating to votes taken on bills in the house.

HJR 27 by Berman- Relating to establishing English as the official language of Texas and require that official acts of the government be taken in English.

HJR 29 by Elkins- Relating to allowing the legislature to override a veto of the governor following legislative session.

HJR 31 by Anderson- Relating to prohibiting the state of a political subdivision of the state from taking private property for the primary purpose of economic development or to benefit a particular private party.

HJR 32 by Berman- Relating to establishing English as the official language of Texas and require that official acts of government be taken in English.

HJR 33 by Gattis- Relating to authorizing the house of representatives to provide for the removal of the speaker.

HJR 38 by King- Regarding the rainy day fund and dedicating certain surplus revenues to property tax reduction.

HJR 52 by Paxton- Relating to requiring a four-fifths vote of the legislature to enact and submit to the voters a law imposing an income tax or increasing that tax.

HJR 53 by Homer- Relating to replacing the attorney general on the legislative redistricting board with the commissioner of agriculture.

HJR 54 by Deshotel- Limiting the purposes for which revenues from motor vehicle registration fees, taxes on motor fuels and lubricants, and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used.

HJR 66 by Christian- Permitting the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud.

HJR 70 by Menendez- Authorizing and regulating slot machines and casino games by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide additional money to fund transportation in this state and to provide financial aid for higher education students.

HJR 73 by Deshotel- Authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide and guarantee loans to encourage the use of hydrogen as a cleaner fuel source.

HJR 82 by McClendon- Authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a high-speed passenger rail facility.

HJR 89 by Paxton- Dedicating certain revenue derived from motor fuel taxes to the construction of public highways.

HJR 90 by Pena- Relating to limiting the time in which the leglislature may enact or modify districts for the state legislature or teh United States House of Respresentatives.

HJR 93 by Villarreal - Authorizing Bexar County to issue bonds or note to finance the acquisition of real property and the construction of a building or facility on the property for use by an institution of higher education.

HJR 96 by Christian- Proposing a constitutional amendment to define a public use for which property may be taken, damaged, or destroyed.

HJR 101 Callegari- Relating to a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues.

HJR 103 by Raymond- Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an annual state budget and annual legislative sessions for budget purposes.

HJR 109 by Isett- Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the rate of growth of appropriations from all sources of revenue except the federal government and to authorize the legislature to appropriate money for tax rebates.

HJR 110 by Isett- Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the limit on the amount in the economic stabilization fund (rainy day fund) and establishing an infrastructure fund.

HJR 117 by Turner- Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of money from the economic stabilization fund for response to a natural disaster.

HJR 122 by Rodriguez- Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the expenditure of motor vehicle fuel taxes and registration fees for passenger rail, transit, and freight rail.

HJR 129 Gonzalez- Authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on Indian lands.

HJR 134 by Branch- Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the determination of a quorum of the senate or house of representatives.

HJR 135 by Ritter- Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the time in which the legislature may enact or modify districts for the state legislature or the United States House of Representatives.

HJR 139 by Branch- Establishing the national research university fund to enable emerging research universities in this state to achieve national prominence as major research universities.

HJR 140 by Strama- Dedicating certain royalties from oil production on permanent university fund lands to create an endowment within the fund to support research and development in alternative energy, renewable energy and energy conservation.

HR 708 by Coleman- Relating to funding of transportation projects with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

HR 709 by Coleman- Requesting the Transportation Commission and the Department of Transportation provide the House with project selection criteria prior to obligating any Recovery Act funds.

HR 2925 by Branch- Conference committee changes to HB 51.

SB 3 by Shapiro- Relating to public school accountability, curriculum, and promotion requirements.

SB 6 by Duncan- Relating to the creation of the Healthy Texas Program.

SB 7 by Nelson- Relating to strategies for and improvements in quality health care and care management provided through health care facilities and through the child health plan and medical assistance programs.

SB 8 by Nelson- Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of the Texas Health Services Authority.

SB 9 by Zaffirini- Relating to financial support and incentives for the development of national research universities and high-quality comprehensive regional universities and a review of the institutional groupings

SB 10 by Duncan- Relating to adoption of alternative payment method pilot programs for the provision of health care services to certain state employees and certain active and retired public school employees.

SB 12 by Carona- Relating to emergency management.

SB 14 by Fraser- Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the Texas FAIR Plan Association.

SB 16 by Averitt- Relating to the enhancement of air quality, including the capture of carbon dioxide and development of a greenhouse gas registry, emissions reduction technologies, and the improvement of energy efficiency.

SB 17 by Nichols- Relating to the design, development, financing, construction, and operation of certain toll projects.

SB 18 by Estes- Relating to the use of eminent domain authority.

SB 22 by Zaffirini- Relating to exempting books purchased by university and college students from the sales tax for a limited period.

SB 26 by Zaffirini- Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain prosthetic devices, orthotic devices and related services.  

SB 31 by Zaffirini- Relating to tuition rebates for students who complete certain coursework at two-year public institutions of higher education.

SB 36 by Zaffirini- Relating to the program to educate cattle producers about trichonomoniasis.

SB 41 by Zaffirini- Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program.

SB 42 by Zaffirini- Relating to the eligibility of certain postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education.

SB 46 by Zaffirini- Relating to tuition exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain students who volunteer for outreach programs.

SB 47 by Zaffirini- Relating to the transfer of certain functions regarding career and technology education from the Education Agency to the Higher Education Coordinating Board.

SB 48 by Zaffirini- Relating to the offense of hazing.

SB 51 by Zaffirini- Relating to the creation of an offense for certain use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

SB 59 by Zaffirini- Relating to training for employees and operators of certain child-care facilities.

SB 60 by Zaffirini- Relating to the right of an employee who is a victim of crime time off from work to attend court proceedings related to that crime.

SB 64 By Zaffirini- Relating to insurance coverage for certain devices that facilitate insulin therapy and enhance glucose control in the treatment of diabetes.

SB 65 by Zaffirini- Relating to leave for junior college district or university system employers who are physically assaulted while on duty.

SB 67 by Nelson- Relating to the imposition of background and criminal history check requirements for operators and employees of certain facilities and agencies serving children, the elderly, or persons who are disabled.

SB 71 by Nelson- Relating to the limitation on paid leave for state employees at health and human services agencies pending a criminal history background check.

SB 73 by Nelson- Relating to the establishment of an adult stem cell research program.

SB 74 by Nelson- Relating to limitation of liability for certain emergency care provided during a declared disaster.

SB 75 by Nelson- Relating to the establishment of a disaster and emergency education program.

SB 76 by Nelson- Relating to authorizing a children's health benefit plan for certain small employers.

SB 77 by Nelson- Relating to participation by single-employee businesses in private purchasing cooperatives or health group cooperatives.

SB 89 by Van de Putte- Relating to the offense of trafficking persons involved in sex-based labor.

SB 96 by Van de Putte- Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their dependents or spouse and permitting those personnel to assign the exemption to a child.

SB 104 by Ellis- Relating to a limitation on the amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

SB 105 by Hinojosa- Relating to limitations on increases in fees and designated tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

SB 108 by Elllis- Relating to the establishment and funding of a green job skills training program.

SB 113 by Ellis- Relating to resident tuition rates at public institutions of higher education for certain veterans and their dependents.

SB 114 by Ellis- Relating to the payment of higher education tuition and fees for certain military personnel and their dependents.

SB 115 by Ellis- Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions.

SB 116 by Ellis- Relating to electronically recording certain interrogations and the admissibility of certain statements made by a juvenile or a criminal defendant.

SB 119 by Ellis- Relating to the implementation by the Commission on Environmental Quality of a low-emission vehicle program

SB 120 Ellis- Relating to the rate of the motor vehicle sales and use tax imposed on certain motor vehicles.

SB 121 by Ellis- Relating to certain state purchases from entities doing business in Sudan.

SB 123 by Ellis- Relating to dedicating money in the system benefit fund to certain purposes.

SB 126 by Ellis- Relating to a temporary moratorium on authorizations for certain coal-fired electric generating facilities.

SB 127 by Ellis- Relating to design, construction and renovation standards for state buildings and facilities.

SB 128 by Ellis- Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain investments made in relation to sustainable commercial building projects.

SB 130 by Ellis- Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain renewable energy devices.

SB 131 by Ellis- Relating to the operation of hybrid motor vehicles.

SB 132 by Ellis- Relating to a requirement that the manufacturer of a motor vehicle affix a label on the vehicle containing information concerning the vehicle's emissions.

SB 133 by Ellis- Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for energy efficient products for a limited period.

SB 134 by Ellis- Relating to the period during which certain energy-efficient products are exempt from the sales tax.

SB 136 by Ellis- Relating to the Global Warming Solutions Act.

SB 145 by Ellis- Relating to the sale by textbook publishers of bundled instructional material for use by students at public institutions of higher education.

SB 146 by Ellis- Relating to disclosure by a pharmacy of a list of prescription drug retail prices.

SB 154 by Ellis- Relating to the portion of designated tuition required to be set aside to provide student financial assistance at institutions of higher education.

SB 155 by Ellis- Relating to reports regarding the consideration of certain factors by public and private institutions of higher education in admission.

SB 157 by Ellis- Relating to the Texas Civil Rights History Teacher Stipend Program.

SB 159 by Ellis- Relating to application of the minimum wage to certain governmental entities.

SB 170 by Ellis- Relating to requiring the use of an ignition interlock device on conviction of certain intoxication offenses.

SB 172 by Shapiro- Relating to financial incentives and other assistance to develop and maintain excellence in specific programs and fields of study at public institutions of higher education.

SB 173 by Gallegos- Relating to monitoring air contaminant emissions from certain sources.

SB 178 by Gallegos- Relating to temporary housing and emergency shelters provided by a political subdivision for disaster victims.

Companions: HB 1998 McCall 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 180 by Gallegos- Relating to the creation of a state occupational health and safety plan.

SB 181 by Gallegos- Relating to uniform reentry procedures for essential personnel entering an area evacuated during a disaster or other emergency.

SB 185 by Watson- Relating to establishing a commission to prepare and recommend a long-range plan for higher education.

SB 186 by Watson- Relating to establishing a commission to prepare and recommend a long-range plan for higher education.

SB 188 by Deuell- Relating to disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases.

SB 191 by Shapleigh- Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for undergraduate students eligible for automatic admission to general academic teaching institutions.

SB 195 by Shapleigh- Relating to student Internet access to certain financial and academic information maintained by public institutions of higher education.

SB  197 by Shapleigh- Relating to the expansion of the financial literacy pilot program in public schools.

SB 198 by Shapleigh- Relating to requiring general academic teaching institutions to offer personal financial literacy training.

SB 200 by Shapleigh- Relating to providing resident tuition at public institutions of higher education for certain military veterans and their dependents.

SB 201 by Shapleigh- Relating to the participation of the medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso in the Joint Admission Medical Program.

SB 204 by Shapleigh- Relating to a prohibition of foods containing trans fat.

SB 205 by Shapleigh- Relating to the Texas Partnership for Children in Nature

SB 206 by Shapleigh- Relating to the reporting of information concerning the cancellation or rescission of health benefit plans.

SB 207 by Shapleigh- Relating to prohibition of certain compensation based on rescinding, canceling or limiting coverage under health benefit plans.

SB 208 by Shapleigh- Relating to the regulation of the use of human cells and tissue, including a ban on human cloning.

SB 211 by Shapleigh- Relating to a requirement that an electric utility meet certain energy efficiency goals before receive a rate increase.

SB 213 by Shapleigh- Relating to a manifest system to record the transportation of certain liquid wastes.

SB 214 by Van de Putte- Relating to limitations on increases in the total amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

SB 215 by Van de Putte- Relating to the sale of instructional materials to students of public institutions of higher education.

SB 216 by Carona- Relating to permissible uses of state highway funds.

SB 219 by Nichols- Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes.

SB 220 by Nichols- Relating to the conversion of a nontolled state highway or segment of the state highway system to a toll project.

SB 226 by West- Relating to student members of the board of regents of a state university system or a state university.

SB 227 by West- Relating to a fee on certain lottery prizes to fund the Texas grant program.

SB 236 by West- Relating to the regulation of solar energy devices by a property owner's association.

SB 244 by Shapleigh- Relating to restriction on the authority of certain persons to act as or on behalf, or associate with, a lender.

SB 246 by Shapleigh- Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals, partnerships, partners and limited liability companies.

SB 249 by Shapleigh- Relating to counties eligible to impose an optional fee on registration of a vehicle to fund transportation projects.

SB 250 by Shapleigh- Relating to a report on use of money from the Enterprise Fund.

SB 255 by Estes- Relating to designation of Midwestern State University as a public liberal arts university. Companions: HB 602 Farabee 5-12-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 261 by Deuell- Relating to the taking of a specimen of the breath or blood of a person arrested for an intoxication offense under certain circumstances.

SB 263 by Carona- Relating to the issuance by the Transportation Commission of general obligation bonds for highway improvement projects.

SB 266 Hinojosa- Relating to an open format for electronic state documents and the sharing of information electronically among state agencies.

SB 267 by Hinojosa- Relating to design, construction and renovation standards for state buildings and facilities.

SB 273 by Nichols- Relating to testing requirements for certain commercial injection wells.

SB 274 by Nichols- Relating to limitations on the location of injection wells.

SB 275 by Nichols- Relating to the application of new requirements for commercial underground injection control wells to be adopted by the Commission on Environmental Quality.

SB 280 by Nelson- Relating to the exception from required public disclosure of certain personal information of public employees and public officials.

SB 284 by Nelson/Zerwas- Relating to human body and anatomical specimen donation.

SB 290 by Nelson- Relating to optional fees on the registration of a vehicle imposed by a county.

SB 294 by Hinojosa- Relating to optional fees on the registration of a vehicle imposed by a county.

SB 295 by West- Relating to a project that may be undertaken by a development corporation to promote higher education opportunities.

SB 298 by Carona- Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement agencies to establish a checkpoint on a highway or street to determine whether persons are driving while intoxicated.

SB 303 by Shapleigh- Relating to application for and cancellation or rescission of health benefit plan coverage.

SB 318 by Wentworth- Relating to the order of succession to the office of governor.

SB 324 by Shapleigh- Relating to the tuition rebate program for certain undergraduate students at general academic teaching institutions.

SB 325 by Shapleigh- Relating to providing training in personal financial literacy instruction for public school teachers.

SB 326 by Shapiro- Relating to stabilizing the amount of tuition charged to certain residents of this state by general academic teaching institutions.

SB 329 by Carona- Relating to the automatic suspension of the driver's license of a person convicted of certain organized crime offenses.

SB 331 by Carona- Relating to access to certain information under the public information law concerning public officers and employees.

SB 335 by Shapleigh- Relating to the requirement that matching funds be provided by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools under the educator excellence awards program.

SB 338 by Van de Putte- Relating to requirements for businesses that offer plastic checkout bags to customers.

SB 339 by Gallegos- Relating to uniform reentry procedures for essential personnel entering an area evacuated during a disaster or other emergency.

SB 340 by Gallegos- Relating to temporary housing and emergency shelters provided by a political subdivision for disaster victims.

SB 341 by Wentworth- Relating to changing the name of Railroad Commission to the Energy Commission.

SB 344 by Nelson- Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to study the acceptance at farmers markets of food stamps and benefits under the women, infants and children supplemental food program.

SB 350 by Shapleigh- Relating to the application for and continuation of certain health benefit plan coverage.

SB 351 by Shapleigh- Relating to payment of certain emergency room physicians for services provided to enrollees of managed care health benefit plans.

SB 352 by Shapleigh- Relating to a prohibition of trans fatty acids in meals provided to students by school districts.

SB 355 by Van de Putte- Relating to use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to benefit small businesses.

SB 356 by Carona- Relating to the frequency and content of school bus emergency evacuation training.

SB 357 by Patrick- Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons.

SB 358 by Patrick- Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities.

SB 368 by Carona- Relating to the denial, suspension, or revocation of a motor vehicle inspection station certificate or an inspector certificate.

SB 373 by Shapleigh- Relating to administrative costs paid by health benefit plan issuers.

SB 374 by Carona- Relating to the power of a county to enforce compliance with speed limits by an automated traffic control system.

SB 377 by Van de Putte- Relating to eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits based on the claimant's availability to do part-time work.

SB 378 by Van de Putte- Relating to the designated doctor's examination under the workers' compensation system.

SB 380 by Van de Putte- Relating to a loan program to encourage the use of cleaner hydrogen fuel and providing for the issuance of bonds.

SB 382 by Van de Putte- Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state.

SB 383 by Carona- Relating to the allocation to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund of a portion of the revenue from the motor vehicle sales and use tax.  

SB 384 by Carona- Relating to the promotion of toll projects by the Texas Department of Transportation. Companions: HB 2142 McClendon 6-19-09 G Vetoed by the Governor

SB 385 by Carona- Relating to the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications.

SB 388 by Carona- Relating to the creation of the law enforcement integrity unit in the Department of Public Safety.

SB 389 by Patrick- Relating to the definition of a police vehicle for the purposes of certain traffic laws.

SB 394 by Lucio- Relating to the appointment of an attorney for a workers' compensation claimant in certain proceedings initiated by a workers' compensation insurance carrier.

SB 403 by Jackson- Relating to the regulation of solar energy panels by a property owners' association.

SB 416 by Carona- Relating to additional court costs for certain traffic offenses that occur in a municipality.

SB 419 by Carona- Relating to the evidence required for the release of a motor vehicle after impoundment of the vehicle for failure to maintain evidence of financial responsibility.

SB 427 by Shapiro- Relating to energy demand and incentives for distributed renewable generation.

SB 430 by West- Relating to higher education facilities as authorized projects in a public improvement district.

SB 435 by Ellis- Relating to a statewide goal for electric energy generation during peak load periods from renewable energy technology.

SB 436 by Ellis- Relating to a statewide goal for electric energy generation to meet base load demands from renewable energy technologies.

SB 437 by Ellis- Relating to energy efficient products.

SB 440 by Ellis- Relating to transferring the statutorily assigned functions and activities of the State Board of Education to the Texas Education Agency.

SB 442 by Lucio- Relating to the receipt of death benefits in the workers' compensation system.

SB 450 by Patrick- Relating to prohibiting the investment of retirement system funds in certain private business entities doing business in Iran.

SB 454 by Shapiro- Relating to measures to increase the affordability of textbooks used for courses at public institutions of higher education.

SB 457 by Gallegos- Relating to penalty assessment for violations of the Texas Clean Air Act committed by major sources.

SB 459 by Gallegos- Relating to disclosure by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of information related to emissions events.

SB 460 by Gallegos- Relating to access to information regarding a firefighter or police officer under the municipal civil service law.

SB 463 by Gallegos- Relating to the issuance of license plates by Texas Department of Transportation to support disaster relief.

 SB 464 by Zaffirini- Relating to reconstituting the system benefit fund as a trust fund and to uses of the fund.

SB 467 by Zaffirini- Relating to the use of certain aviation and air transportation-related sales and use tax proceeds for aviation facilities development.

SB 474 by Estes- Relating to the comptroller's electronic funds transfer system and the use of electronic paycards.

SB 483 by Seliger- Relating to the establishment of incentives by this state for the implementation of certain projects to capture and sequester in geological formations carbon dioxide that would otherwise be emitted into the atmosphere.

SB 485 by Deuell- Relating to medical loss ratios of health benefit plan issuers.

SB 493 by Nelson- Relating to benefits and services for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 496 by Wentworth- Relating to certain unlawful acts involving state money or property and actions by the state and private persons to prosecute those acts.

SB 500 by Shapiro- Relating to the powers, duties, and financing of cultural education facilities finance corporations.

SB 502 by Carona- Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to enter into funding agreements to expedite an agency's environmental review duties related to transportation projects.

SB 505 by Ogden- Authorizing the designation of an area adjacent to a state highway project as a transportation finance zone and requiring the revenue from the taxes imposed in the zone be used to pay obligations in connection with the project.

SB 506 by Carona- Relating to the operation and movement of motorcycles during periods of traffic congestion.

SB 507 by Eltife- Relating to filing a wage claim.

SB 509 by Carona- Relating to the reporting of proposed publicity expenditures by state agencies to certain legislative committees.

SB 512 by Carona- Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Public Safety to establish a driver record monitoring pilot program and enter into contracts for the periodic reporting of certain information in the department's license files.

SB 525 Nelson- Relating to certain qualified alien physicians practicing medicine in this state.

SB 533 by Duncan- Relating to eminent domain, including certain limitations, procedures, and standards relating to the use of eminent domain.

SB 536 by Van de Putte- Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene.

SB 541 by Watson- Relating to incentives for Texas renewable energy jobs and manufacturing.

SB 542 by Watson- Relating to the use of money from the Texas emerging technology fund for the research and development of clean energy.

SB 544 by Ellis- Relating to the elimination of smoking in all workplaces and public places.

SB 545 by Fraser- Relating to the creation of a distributed solar generation incentive program.

SB 546 by Fraser- Relating to the state goal for energy efficiency.

SB 552 by Hegar- Relating to funding for the continuing education of certain peace officers.

SB 555 by Duncan- Relating to indemnification provisions in construction contracts.

SB 556 by Hinojosa- Relating to requirements for certain contracts with physicians and health care providers.

SB 558 by Ogden- Relating to the designation of highway safety corridors.

SB 567 by Hegar- Relating to the course levels offered by University of Houston-Victoria. Companions: HB 1056 Morrison 6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 572 by Shapiro- Relating to transportation safety training requirements for certain child-care providers.

SB 573 by Lucio- Relating to the adoption of an alternative base period for computation of unemployment compensation benefits.

SB 582 by Wentworth- Relating to prohibitions on the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.

SB 586 by CArona- Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans regarding out-of-network health care providers.

SB 597 by Nichols- Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a molecular science building at Stephen F. Austin State University.

SB 598 by Van de Putte- Relating to a pilot revolving loan program for retrofitting public school buildings with photovoltaic solar panels and associated energy efficiency improvements.

SB 600 by Van de Putte- Relating to a solar energy technology generation incentive program to be administered by electric utilities.

SB 601 by Van de Putte- Relating to the state goal for energy efficiency.

SB 602 by Ellis- Relating to prohibiting the investment of the permanent university fund in certain business entities doing business in the Sudan.

SB 603 by Deuell- Relating to the creation of an additional judicial composed of Rockwall County.

SB 605 by Deuell- Relating to incentives for the film, television, video and digital interactive media production industries. Companions: HB 801 Guillen 4-23-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 607 by Uresti- Relating to enrollment requirements for the operation of Texas A&M University-San Antonio as a general teaching institution and the issuance of bonds for that institution.

SB 608 by Watson- Relating to the creation of the Texas Center for Sustainable Business.

SB 610 by Shapleigh- Relating to lobbying by former members of the governor's executive staff.

SB 612 by Shapleigh- Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Transportation related to rail facilities.

SB 616 by Shapleigh- Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine.

SB 620 by Shapleigh- Relating to the state's goal for non-wind renewable electric generating capacity.

SB 622 by Hegar- Relating to access to the state highway system and damages for diminished access to the state highway system.

SB 626 by Carona- Relating to the creation, organization, governance, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Vehicles.

SB 628 by Ogden- Relating to immunity of the state and state agencies and employees of the state and state agencies from suit by certain public entities.

SB 635 by Seliger- Relating to certain requirements for school bus emergency evacuation training.

SB 640 by Ellis- Relating to electronic technology infrastructure.

SB 641 by Ellis- Relating to prohibiting human cloning.

SB 645 by Hegar- Relating to the production and taxation of renewable diesel fuel.

SB 647 by Van de Putte- Relating to blind and disabled pedestrians and failure of the operator of a motor vehicle to yield right-of-way.

SB 648 by Van de Putte- Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child.

SB 649 by Van de Putte- Relating to the ability of an employee to participate in certain school-related activities of the employee's child.

SB 651 by Van de Putte- Relating to restrictions on the use a stun gun.

SB 655 by Fraser- Relating to the statutory limitation imposed on certain university systems to issue revenue bonds to fund facilities at certain institutions of higher education.

SB 664 by Gallegos- Relating to the establishment and operation of a public building mapping information system by the Texas Facilities Commission.

SB 668 by Shapleigh- Relating to the establishment of a student mentorship pilot program at certain institutions of higher education.

SB 670 by Shapleigh- Relating to design and construction standards for newly constructed state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities.

SB 672 by Shapleigh- Relating to considering ownership interests of certain disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting.

SB 676 by Shapleigh- Relating to credit card marketing activities at postsecondary educational institutions.

SB 678 by Shapleigh- Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land if a change of use of the land occurs.

SB 682 by Eltife- Relating to participation in an animal identification system.

SB 684 by Lucio- Relating to the establishment of the Texas Rural Development Fund and to the establishment, operation, and funding of certain programs for rural economic development.

SB 691 by Hegar- Relating to the establishment of the Texas Invasive Species Coordinating Committee.

SB 692 by Van de Putte- Relating to family care leave for certain employees.

SB 696 by Ellis- Relating to the lease of certain state parking facilities to other persons.

SB 699 by Ellis- Relating to higher education student loan repayment assistance for peace officers.

SB 706 by Nelson- Relating to incentives to recruit and retain allied health education program faculty.

SB 713 by Carona- Relating to a prohibition on the disclosure and use of certain information recorded or collected by a transponder used to electronically assess or collect a toll.

SB 729 by Hegar- Relating to creating a defense prosecution for the offense of unlawful carrying of a handgun by a license holder on the premises of certain businesses. Companions: HB 2664 Ritter 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 730 by Hegar- Relating to an employee's transportation and storage of certain firearms or ammunition while on certain property owned or controlled by the employee's employer.

SB 736 by Watson- Relating to the funds consolidation process and the use of state revenue dedicated by law for a particular purpose.

SB 737 by Watson- Relating to conducting a study to improve transparency in the state's budgeting process and electronic access to information about the state budget.

SB 738 by Watson- Relating to a state agency review and analysis of the revenue sources that pay for the agency's functions and the adjustment by certain agencies of fee amounts.

SB 739 by Watson- Relating to transferring the Legislative Budget Board's performance review duties to the comptroller.

SB 746 by Wentworth- Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund.

SB 753 by Davis- Relating to the waiting period for eligibility for benefits under the Texas Employees Group Benefit Act

SB 761 by Watson- Relating to a program for the recycling of electronic equipment of consumers in this state.

SB 763 by Watson- Relating to the requirement that state agencies purchase low-emissions vehicles as a minimum percentage of their purchased vehicles.

SB 772 by Williams- Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle by a person under 18 years of age while using a wireless communications device.

SB 775 by Lucio- Relating to the licensing and regulation of clinical laboratory science professionals.

SB 777 by Ogden- Relating to statistical information on the prosecution of certain offenses relating to the operating of a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

SB 779 by Watson- Relating to expedited credentialing for certain individual health care providers providing services under a managed care plan.

SB 783 by Shapiro- Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund.

SB 784 by Hegar- Relating to the suspension of a driver's license by the Department of Public Safety.

SB 789 by Nelson- Relating to loss ratio standards for long-term care benefit plans.

SB 790 by Nelson- Relating to clinical practice hours available for professional nursing educational programs at certain hospitals.

SB 791 by Nelson- Relating to the certified nurse aide registry and the regulation of certified nurse aides by the Texas Board of Nursing.

SB 814 by Watson- Relating to repayment assistance for certain physician education loans.

SB 815 by Watson- Relating to consumer labeling requirements for certain health benefit plans.

SB 816 by Patrick- Relating to the Texas Teach Corps Scholarship Program for students who agree to teach in public schools in this state that have shortages of teachers in math and science.

SB 819 by Davis- Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of certain first-time students at public institutions of higher education.

SB 823 by Van de Putte- Relating to participation in job training and employment assistance programs by veterans and other covered persons.

Companions: HB 1452 Eissler 6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 826 by Ellis-  Relating to exceptions to certain disqualifications from receiving unemployment benefits.

SB 845 by Van de Putte- Relating to the tuition and fee exemption available to certain military personnel and to permitting those personnel to transfer the exemption to a child.

SB 846 by Averitt- Relating to the exemption of oil and gas royalty interests owned by private institutions of higher education from oil and gas severance taxes.

SB 850 by Patrick- Relating to information required to establish resident status in connection with tuition and fees charged by public institutions of higher education.

SB 855 by Carona- Relating to local options regarding transportation and mobility improvement projects in certain counties.

SB 857 by West- Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts.

SB 863 by Harris- Relating to adoption of certain information technology.

SB 867 by Lucio- Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts.

SB 871 by Lucio- Relating to health risk assessments of state employees.

SB 875 by Shapleigh- Relating to consideration of students' preferred class times in establishing course schedules at public institutions of higher education.

SB 877 by Ellis- Relating to the provision of HIV and AIDS tests and to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests.

SB 878 by Davis- Relating to use of the money from the Texas enterprise fund to promote renewable energy technology.

SB 884 by Harris- Relating to the compensation of certain persons by a domestic insurance company. Companions: HB 651 Darby 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 886 by Nelson- Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for claims based on retaliation against a nurse for engaging in protected patient advocacy activities.

SB 888 by Nelson- Relating to establishing a pill splitting program to reduce health plan costs for certain public employees.

SB 895 by Nelson- Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute. Companions: HB 1358 Keffer 6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 896 by Shapleigh- Relating to the repeal of the drivers responsibility program.

SB 897 by Shapleigh- Relating to certain reporting requirements in connection with the transportation of hazardous materials by a railroad company.

SB 898 by Shapleigh- Relating to the purposes and designation of a municipal transportation reinvestment zone.

SB 901 by Deuell- Relating to regulation of health benefit plans.

SB 905 by Davis- Relating to the date on which eligibility for benefits begins under certain programs for governmental employees and retirees.

SB 907 by Williams- Relating to the purchase of a United States Flag by a governmental entity.

SB 928 by Patrick- Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.

SB 936 by Carona- Relating to the appointment of a communications coordination group.

SB 941 by Wentworth- Relating to contracts by governmental entities for professional services relating to geoscience.  Companions: HB 2820 Chisum 6-19-09 G Vetoed by the Governor

SB 942 by Wentworth- Relating to local option methods for financing transportation projects and services.

SB 944 by Zaffirini- Relating to a grant program to provide children at risk of hunger or obesity with increased access to nutritious foods. Companions: HB 1622 Giddings 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 952 by Shapleigh- Relating to erecting an off-premise sign adjacent to and visible from certain roads that follow the route of El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro.

SB 953 by Shapleigh- Relating to contracting issues of state agencies.

SB 954 by Shapiro- Relating to uniform financial aid award notification for students and prospective students of public institutions of higher education.

SB 955 by Shapiro- Relating to the state virtual school network.

SB 961 by Ellis- Relating to the sale of certain annuities.

SB 962 by Ellis- Relating to a business's electronic transmission of the sensitive personal information of its customers.

SB 967 by Hegar- Relating to the disclosure by the developer of the subdivision of planned highway projects that will go through or be adjacent to a subdivision.

SB 971 by Seliger- Relating to an interlocal contract for a relief highway route around certain municipalities.

SB 975 by Ellis- Relating to a loan program to encourage the use of renewable energy technology and the making of energy efficiency improvements.

SB 985 by Davis- Relating to the lodging expenses of certain state emergency services personnel.

SB 988 by Ellis- Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities

SB 993 by Duncan- Relating to ranking of physicians by health benefit plans.

SB 1000 by Gallegos- Relating to the practice of nursing.

SB 1006 by Hegar- Relating to the governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. 

SB 1007 by Hegar- Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the operation of certain insurance programs.

SB 1013 by Hinojosa- Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission, the abolishment of the Equine Research Account Advisory Committee, and the authority of Texas AgriLife Research.

SB 1017 by Hinojosa- Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the Texas Private Security Board. Companions: HB 2730 Kolkhorst 6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1018 by Deuell- Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.

Companions: HB 3389 Harper-Brown 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1019 by Hegar- Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation, including the transfer of certain functions to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.

SB 1023 by Ogden- Relating to the exercise of eminent domain authority.

SB 1028 by Watson- Relating to the use of safety belts while operating or riding in a passenger vehicle.

SB 1041 by Patrick- Relating to the liability of public servants of certain governmental units for property damage.

SB 1042 by Ellis- Relating to improving state energy conservation, including through the use of thermostat settings.

SB 1043 by Ellis- Relating to the quantification of carbon dioxide emissions reductions attributable to state programs.

SB 1046 by Gallegos- Relating to the state contribution to and certain annuities under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 1051 by Uresti- Relating to leave for certain state employees who volunteer or participate in training for Court Appointed Special Advocates.

Companions: HB 1462 Pickett 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1077 by Carona- Relating to certain persons and activities regulated by the Department of Public Safety.

SB 1083 by Huffmans- Relating to access to certain confidential patient information within the Department of State Health Services.

SB 1085 by Shapleigh- Relating to a report to the legislature regarding funding for campuses of public institutions of higher education located outside the United States.

SB 1089 by Shapleigh- Relating to farm-to-school initiatives.

SB 1090 by Deuell- Relating to the regulation of the practice of construction and program management for capital improvement projects of governmental entities.

SB 1092 by West- Relating to the screening of newborns for sickle-cell trait and other disorders by the Department of State Health Services.

SB 1094 by Meritt- Relating to the submission of reports on certain convictions or adjudications relating to the operation of motor vehicles to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

SB 1097 by Carona- Relating to the establishment and determination of financial responsibility for a motor vehicle.

SB 1102 by Watson- Relating to certain energy security technologies for critical governmental facilities.

SB 1106 by Van de Putte- Relating to payment of claims to pharmacies and pharmacists.

SB 1110 by Jackson-  Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds.

SB 1120 by West- Relating to reports on racial profiling in connection with motor vehicle stops.

SB 1138 by Duncan- Relating to regional poison control centers.

SB 1141 by Van de Putte- Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists or audiologists employed by a public school or as faculty members of certain graduate programs at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1146 by Zaffirini- Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds or other obligations to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1148 by Averitt- Relating to the administration by certain health care professionals of certain treatments, therapy, or medication ordered by an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist.

SB 1150 by Hinojosa- Relating to the liability of the state for a violation of the federal Americans with Disability Act.

SB 1156 by Davis- Relating to reporting of medical loss ratios by health benefit plan issuers.

SB 1158 by Davis- Relating to regulation of health benefit plan rates.

SB 1162 by Hegar- Relating to notice to the attorney general of an action, suit, or proceeding challenging the validity of a Texas statute or rule.

SB 1164 by Wentworth- Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the campuses of institutions of higher education.

SB 1177 by Patrick- Relating to the suspension of the driver's license of a person arrested for an offense involving the operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol.

SB 1178 by Patrick- Relating to the penalty for driving while intoxicated.

SB 1179 by Patrick- Relating to requiring general academic teaching institutions to offer health benefit plans to students.

SB 1183 by Wentworth- Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for certain claims arising under written contracts with state agencies.

SB 1192 by Ellis- Relating to biodiesel and cellulosic ethanol content requirements for certain fuels.

SB 1200 by Ogden- Relating to disclosure of contracts between a member of the legislature or a business entity in which the member has a substantial interest and a state agency.

SB 1213 by Gallegos- Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. Companions: HB 4560 Naishtat 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1215 by Patrick- Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature.

SB 1220 by Shapiro- Relating to the purchase and transport of alcoholic beverages by the holder of a mixed beverage permit.

SB 1226 by Fraser- Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate the location of wind energy electric generating facilities.

SB 1227 by Fraser- Relating to the location of wind energy electric generating facilities.

SB 1233 by Davis- Relating to the use of certain money received by the Texas Department of Transportation from certain transportation projects or systems.

SB 1234 by Davis- Relating to the allocation of the distribution of surplus revenue of a toll project or system.

SB 1244 by Carona- Relating to the regulation of investigations companies and the performance of investigative services.

SB 1245 by Carona- Relating to the regulation of the business of private security.

SB 1249 by Zaffirini- Relating to the creation of a pilot program to improve curricula alignment between junior colleges and general academic teaching institutions for engineering degree programs.

SB 1250 by Zaffirini- Relating to the administration of certain programs to assist certain foster children in obtaining postsecondary education and training.

SB 1257 Averitt- Relating to the regulation of certain market conduct activities of certain life, accident, and health insurers and health benefit plan issuers.

SB 1261 by Uresti- Relating to the ineligibility for employment by a school district, open-enrollment charter school, or shared services arrangement of persons convicted of certain offenses.

SB 1269 by Shapleigh- Relating to setting aside for TEXAS grant funding tuition paid by students at campuses maintained by public institutions of higher education outside the United States.

SB 1270 by Shapleigh- Relating to the online availability of state agency reports required by law.

SB 1282 by Williams- Relating to the powers of certain freight rail districts. Companions: HB 2433 Smith 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1283 by Williams- Relating to the supervision by the Texas Department of Transportation of money appropriated by the federal government for the construction and maintenance of rail facilities. Companions: HB 2434 Smith 5-12-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1308 by Carona- Relating to the on-premises consumption of certain alcoholic beverages.

SB 1309 by Hegar- Relating to the regulation of commercial fertilizer. Companions: HB 2527 Aycock  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1312 by Shapiro- Relating to programs and funding to support adult and postsecondary education and workforce development at public junior colleges and public technical institutes.

SB 1313 by Shapiro- Relating to the quality and accessibility of public school career and technical education programs.

SB 1318 by Wentworth- Relating to erecting an off-premise sign adjacent to and visible from certain roads.

SB 1319 by Wentworth- Relating to the prohibition of signs along certain roads.

SB 1323 by Whitmire- Relating to the amount of a surcharge assessed on conviction of certain intoxicated driver offenses on the driver's license of certain persons who complete a drug court program.

SB 1327 by Nelson- Relating to the disposition of surplus data processing equipment of a university system or an institution or agency of higher education.

SB 1329 by Nelson- Relating to control of food-borne illnesses and microorganisms that cause food-borne illnesses or are otherwise injurious to health.

SB 1330 by Nelson- Relating to mutual aid agreements for newborn screening laboratory services. Companions: HB 1671 Crownover  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1331 by Nelson- Relating to the creation of the Texas Physician Health Program.

SB 1339 by Gallegos- Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Houston Multi-Cultural Studies and Classroom Complex.

SB 1343 by Hinojosa- Relating to the formula funding for public institutions of higher education for certain credit hours that do not count toward a degree.

SB 1345 by Watson- Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain orally administered anticancer medications.

SB 1346 by Davis- Relating to limitations on increases in the total amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.

SB 1348 by Van de Putte- Relating to health benefit plan coverage for acquired brain injuries.

SB 1350 by Carona- Relating to the creation, administration, financing, and use of a Texas Transportation Revolving Fund.

SB 1352 by Carona- Relating to the authority of certain counties to construct, acquire, improve, operate, or maintain causeways, bridges, tunnels, turnpikes, ferries, or highways.

SB 1363 by Shapiro- Relating to clarification of the essential knowledge and skills of the public school curriculum and the evaluation of conforming curriculum management systems.

SB 1366 by Ellis- Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain serious mental illnesses and mental disorders.

SB 1379 by Hinojosa- Relating to the establishment, funding, and operation of the Texas natural disaster catastrophe fund and the disaster preparedness and mitigation grant council.

SB 1383 by Carona- Relating to the creation and administration of the Texas Local Participation Transportation Program.

SB 1389 by Wentworth- Relating to the penalty for the offense of reckless driving.

SB 1394 by Zaffirini- Relating to notification of an applicant for admission to a general academic teaching institution regarding the availability of degree programs in the applicant's preferred major field of study offered by other institutions.

SB 1395 by Zaffirini- Relating to the use of person first respectful language in reference to individual with disabilities.

SB 1396 by Deuell- Relating to required procedures regarding the ranking of physicians by health benefit plan issuers.

SB 1397 by Deuell- Relating to establishing the equivalency of competency-based nursing education programs in other states that meet standards of quality equivalent to nursing education programs approved by the Texas Board of Nursing.

SB 1404 by Duncan- Relating to the powers and duties of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Companions: HB 2559 Truitt  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1408 by Shapleigh- Relating to compensation and employment benefits for member of the Texas State Guard called to state active duty.

SB 1412 by Williams- Relating to scholarships for fifth-year accounting students. Companions: HB 2440 McCall  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1416 by Hegar- Relating to certain contracts between pharmacy benefit managers and Employees Retirement System of Texas, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, The Texas A&M University System or the University of Texas System.

SB 1417 by Shapiro- Relating to transportation planning and the creation and membership of planning organizations and funding allocations for transportation projects.

SB 1419 Lucio- Relating to this state's goal for renewable energy.

SB 1424 by Seligert- Relating to a person's eligibility to possess or carry a concealed handgun or other firearm.

SB 1425 by Williams- Relating to the creation of alternative fuel programs to be funded by the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan Fund.

SB 1426 by Williams- Relating to the installation, operation, and maintenance of automatic license plate identification cameras on a highway.

SB 1433 by Watson- Relating to the delivery of prescription drugs for certain state health plans by mail order.

SB 1443 by Zaffirini- Relating to the academic costs charged to resident undergraduate students by general academic teaching institutions and certain reports regarding the operational costs of those institutions.

SB 1444 by Shapiro- Relating to exempting the sale of certain property used for research and development from the sales tax.

SB 1451 by West- Relating to limiting use of money in the Texas Enterprise Fund to recipients that provide health benefit plans.

SB 1457 by Carona- Relating to a waiver of sovereign or governmental immunity by governmental entities that fail to make a timely payment under the Prompt Payment Act.

SB 1462 by CArona- Relating to the use of public facilities as emergency shelters during disasters.

SB 1463 by Lucio- Relating to the provision of information regarding health care and other benefits for veterans.

SB 1467 by Davis- Relating to governmental agency contracts that involve the production of cement.

SB 1498 by Van de Putte- Relating to veteran's employment preferences.

SB 1500 by Duncan- Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals.

SB 1501 by West- Relating to the eligibility of nonprofit organizations that partner with certain schools to receive grants for agricultural projects.

SB 1502 by Seliger- Relating to the authority of the Martin County Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers.

SB 1503 by Seliger- Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Dallam-Hartley Counties Hospital District to employ health care providers.

SB 1508 by Carona- Relating to the authority of certain transportation and transit authorities to enforce compliance with high occupancy vehicle lane restriction by an automated enforcement system.

SB 1519 by Shapleigh- Relating to the regulation of debt collection agencies; imposing criminal penalties.

SB 1523 by Shapleigh- Relating to requiring satisfactory completion of a course in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System as a requisite for a degree in architecture at certain colleges.

SB 1524 by Shapleigh- Relating to a report regarding research funds received by public institutions of higher education or employees of those institutions from pharmaceutical companies.

SB 1536 by Uresti- Relating to preferred drug lists, including confidentiality, supplemental rebate, prior authorization, and publication requirements.

SB 1537 by Van de Putte- Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain military personnel and the spouses of certain deceased and missing military personnel.

SB 1538 by Van de Putte- Relating to establishing veterans resource centers at certain institutions of higher education.

SB 1545 by Averitt- Relating to health benefit coverage for children and grandchildren.

SB 1547 by Ogden- Relating to claims or actions against the state for which legislative consent to a settlement or compromise may be required.

SB 1548 by Ogden- Relating to the monitoring and oversight of certain public retirement systems and public investments; providing civil penalties.

SB 1549 by Van de Putte- Relating to the calculation by a school district of a high school student's grade point average.

SB 1551 by Carona- Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs.

SB 1559 by Shapiro- Relating to the public awareness campaign promoting higher education.

SB 1560 by Duncan- Relating to the national research university fund.

SB 1561 by Shapiro- Relating to developing a developmental education plan for students entering public institutions of higher education.

SB 1562 by Shapleigh- Relating to contracts entered into for the employment of chief executive officer of a public institutions of higher education.

SB 1564 by Shapleigh- Relating to Tier One Challenge funding to support the development and enhancement of national research universities in this state.

SB 1566 by Shapleigh- Relating to the acquisition, dissemination, and use of certain geographic information system data.

SB 1567 by Shapleigh- Relating to creating a pilot project to reduce the need for developmental education required for certain students entering higher education.

SB 1570 by Carona- Relating to the facilitation, analysis, and implementation of high-speed passenger rail in this state.

SB 1588 by Ogden- Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. Companions: HB 2729 Pitts  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1600 by Watson- Relating to the creation of a database to track specialized technology research projects conducted by public universities, public university research facilities, and other state institutions.

SB 1603 by Shapleigh- Relating to requiring financial disclosure concerning reports prepared by public institutions of higher education for other entities.

SB 1607 by West- Relating to the issuance of a search warrant for a blood specimen from certain persons arrested for certain intoxication offenses.

SB 1611 by Davis- Relating to the cancellation of a health benefit plan on the basis of misrepresentation or a preexisting condition; providing penalties.

SB 1613 by Lucio- Relating to establishing an Early Childhood Behavioral Consultation Grant Program.

SB 1615 by Wentworth- Relating to the authorization of airport authorities and the issuance of bonds and the exercise of eminent domain by the authorities.

SB 1630 by Wentworth- Relating to the availability of information under the public information law.

SB 1639 by Harris- Relating to requirements based on dollars amounts regarding payment bonds and change orders for certain public contracts.

SB 1648 by Van de Putte- Relating to providing outreach and behavioral health services to certain military service veterans and their families and providing for the creation of clinical practice guidelines.

SB 1662 by Seliger- Relating to the establishment of the Bioenergy Policy Council and the Bioenergy Research Committee to encourage the development of cellulosic biofuels in the state.

SB 1666 by Estes- Relating to the establishment of the Bioenergy Policy Council and the Bioenergy Research Committee to encourage the development of cellulosic biofuels in the state.

SB 1667 by Estes- Relating to the creation and administration of the rural veterinarian loan repayment program. Companions: HB 1684 Brown 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1668 by Nichols- Relating to application requirements and performance standards for agricultural biomass and landfill diversion incentive grants.

SB 1674 by Hinojosa- Relating to the coordination and administration of the Texas Career Opportunity Grant Program. Companions: HB 3519 Branch  5-27-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1679 by Hinojosa- Relating to the authority of a common purchaser that transports natural gas by pipeline to use a public right-of-way for a pipeline.

SB 1688 by Hinojosa- Relating to performance standards for plumbing fixtures sold in this state. Companions: HB 2667 Ritter  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1689 by Hinojosa- Relating to governmental liability for interest resulting from a claim for payment for goods or services.

SB 1692 by Wentworth- Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information concerning current and former employees of certain divisions of the office of the attorney general.

SB 1695 by Ogden- Relating to prohibiting the use of state money or facilities for research involving the destruction of human embryos.

SB 1696 by Ogden- Relating to workers' compensation compensability disputes, examinations to define the compensable injury and notifications to health care providers regarding compensability disputes.

SB 1707 by West- Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state.

SB 1713 by Hegar- Relating to covenants not to compete by physicians. Companions: HB 3623 Elkins  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1718 by Uresti- Relating to physical examination requirements for participation in extracurricular athletic activities.

SB 1720 by Uresti- Relating to newborn screening and the creation of the Newborn Screening Advisory Committee. Companions: HB 1795 Pierson  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1722 by Uresti- Relating to creating an account to promote continuting education for certain child care providers.

SB 1724 by Van de Putte- Relating to the promotion of breast-feeding and the prohibition against interference with or restriction of the right to breast-feed.

SB 1727 by West- Relating to rules adopted and reporting required under the school district college credit program.

SB 1730 by West - Relating to minimum training standards for employees of certain child-care facilities.

SB 1731 by West- Relating to the development and implementation of a workforce diversity plan by certain state agencies.

SB 1733 by West- Relating to health benefit plan coverage of testing for prostate cancer for certain males.

SB 1741 by Carona- Relating to emergency management.

SB 1743 by Hinojosa- Relating to the use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to recruit and retain automotive manufacturing facilities.

SB 1749 by Jackson- Relating to the authority of a gas corporation to use a public right-of-way. Companions: HB 2572 Gonzalez  6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1750 by Jackson- Relating to the sale of certain alcoholic beverages to certain private club registration permit holders.

SB 1760 by Watson- Relating to the administration of the Texas Save and Match Program to assist qualifying beneficiaries and to the treatment of a beneficiary's assets in determining eligibility for student financial assistance and other assistance programs.

SB 1765 by Watson- Relating to financial assistance funded from the amounts of certain fees charged to students enrolled at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1776 by Harris- Relating to assessment of certain charges by a commercial landlord that is a governmental entity. Companions: HB 1382 Davis (Identical) 5-20-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1779 by Hinojosa- Relating to the establishment of the official citrus producers' pest and disease management corporation.

SB 1787 by Shapiro- Relating to educator preparation programs and educator certification, performance, and recruitment.

SB 1797 by Zaffirini- Relating to the creation of the Texas Future Scholars Pilot Program and the Workforce Shortage Education Loan Repayment Program and to the elimination of certain other student financial assistance programs.

SB 1800 by Zaffirini- Relating to methods for increasing student success and degree completion at institutions of higher education.

SB 1801 by Zaffirini- Relating to orientation programs for new students at public institutions of higher education.

SB 1802 by Zaffirini- Relating to prohibiting human cloning and other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education.

SB 1805 by Zaffirini- Relating to contracting issues of state agencies, including ethics issues related to state contracting.

SB 1810 by Duncan- Relating to allowing the governor, and the lieutenant governor or another person when acting as governor, to retain executive authority while traveling within the contiguous 48 states of the continental United States.

SB 1849 by Shapleigh- Relating to the student endowment scholarship and internship program fund at The University of Texas at El Paso.

SB 1861 by Ellis- Relating to certain programs and pilot programs administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

SB 1862 by Ellis- Relating to state purchasing of certain environmentally friendly items.

SB 1871 by Hegar- Relating to the management of volunteer and other noncommercial cotton in pest management zones and the official cotton growers' boll weevil eradication program.

SB 1880 by Nelson- Relating to the regulation of nursing.

SB 1884 by Ellis- Relating a breach of computer security involving sensitive personal information maintained by a state agency or local government.Companions: HB 2004 McCall 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1885 by Ellis- Relating strategies to better protect electric transmission and distribution assets against natural disasters.

SB 1887 by Ellis- Relating food handlers.

SB 1897 by Gallegos- Relating to fire code certificates of compliance, violations, and enforcement; providing penalties.

SB 1901 by Hinojosa- Relating to the safety of the fresh fruit and vegetables produced in this state. Companions: HB 1908 King 5-27-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1912 by Duncan- Relating to the disclosure of personally identifiable information under the public information law.

SB 1922 by Ogden- Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts in the state treasury, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes. Companions: HB 4583 Pitts 6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1923 by Watson- Relating to funding sources for the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund.

SB 1925 by Watson- Relating to certain services provided by the office of injured employee counsel under the workers' compensation program of this state. Companions: HB 673 Solomons 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1927 by Ellis- Relating to a requirement that a full TEXAS grant be awarded to each eligible applicant in an academic year.

SB 1942 by Shapiro- Relating to performance incentive funding for public institutions of higher education and to recognition of certain student achievement on degree completion.

SB 1954 by Jackson- Relating to a temporary faculty license for chiropractic faculty. Companions: HB 3450 Legler (Identical) 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1955 by Hegar- Relating to career and technical education in the public schools and high school graduation requirements.

SB 1958 by Van de Putte- Relating to including certain veterans service organizations as small businesses for the purpose of state contracting.

SB 1968 by West- Relating to the creation and operation of higher education enhancement districts.

SB 1973 by Ellis- Relating to the creation and duties of the state energy savings performance contract advisory council.

SB 1983 by Uresti- Relating to the regulation of employer-based day-care facilities.  Companions: HB 415 Villarreal 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 1988 by Estes- Relating to the Texas Rural Investment Fund.

SB 1991 by Gallegos- Relating to the right of a public school educator to remove a student from the educator's classroom.

SB 2001 by Van de Putte- Relating to the designation of May 9 as Willie Velasquez Day.

SB 2004 by Van de Putte- Relating to a statewide electronic health records bank.

SB 2007 by Hegar- Relating to Prairie View A&M University's eligibility to participate in the research development fund.

SB 2016 by Watson- Relating to the purchase and operation of plug-in hybrid electric motor vehicles, including the establishment of a pilot program by the state energy conservation office.

SB 2020 by Watson- Relating to incentives for Texas renewable energy jobs and manufacturing.

SB 2025 by Watson- Relating to the establishment of a prepaid tuition unit reward and incentive program for certain economically disadvantaged students who achieve commended performance levels on standardized assessments.

SB 2026 by Watson- Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program.

SB 2030 by Watson- Relating to the regulation of certain research.

SB 2032 by Nelson- Relating to hospitals' submission of uncompensated hospital care data and hospital audits related to federal funding provided for that care.

SB 2042 by Ellis- Relating to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Companions: HB 3756 Howard 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 2045 by Williams- Relating to the allocation of certain constitutionally dedicated funds to the Lamar Institute of Technology.

SB 2046 by Williams- Relating to requiring criminal history background checks for employees of public institutions of higher education.

SB 2049 by Averitt- Relating to the authority of the state to acquire, sell, or exchange certain land.

SB 2055 by Williams- Relating to safety rules for gas pipeline facilities and public awareness.

SB 2074 by Duncan- Relating to the delivery of proposed state agency rules to the lieutenant governor, a member of the legislature, or a legislative agency.

SB 2076 by Uresti- Relating to health insurance coverage for diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the temporomandibular joint.

SB 2077 by Uresti- Relating to physician shortage residency programs.

SB 2084 by Ogden- Relating to changing the eligibility for a tuition and fees exemption under the TEXAS grant program to accommodate the amount of funding available.

SB 2086 by Davis- Relating to the essential high school program and to the curriculum requirements for the recommended and advanced public high school programs.

SB 2091 by Harris- Relating to adoption of the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act. Companions: HB 2027 Zerwas 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 2096 by Wentworth- Relating to the creation of and the powers of a comprehensive multimodal urban transportation authority.

SB 2111 by Averitt- Relating to the implementation of and incentives for projects involving the capture, transportation, injection, sequestration, geologic storage, or abatement of carbon dioxide.

SB 2113 by Lucio- Relating to the state employee wellness program.

SB 2140 by Wentworth- Relating to requests to inspect or be provided with copies of information under the public information law.

SB 2146 by Duncan- Relating to the annual allocation of certain constitutional funds to eligible agencies and institutions of higher education.

SB 2150 by Patrick- Relating to the creation of a commission to study the practices and procedures of the Texas Legislature.

SB 2154 by Wentworth- Relating to the confidentiality of certain travel vouchers submitted by certain peace officers.

SB 2155 by Shapiro- Relating to resuming certain state contributions for new members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

SB 2156 by Shapiro- Relating to the number of persons who may be appointed to the classification immediately below department head in a police department covered by municipal civil service.

SB 2158 by Shapiro- Relating to the evaluation of highway or other mobility projects as toll projects by the Texas Department of Transportation.

SB 2164 by Ellis- Relating to information technology security practices of state agencies.

SB 2186 by Gallegos- Relating to a reporting requirement for certain nonprofit corporations that award college scholarships.

SB 2188 by Lucio- Relating to a collateral guarantee program to aid small contractors in participating in public works projects.

SB 2189 by Lucio- Relating to the degrees awarded by the Texas State Technical College System. Companions: HB 1325 Rios  6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 2194 by Whitmire- Relating to the reporting and recording of a motor vehicle accident involving an official vehicle driven by a peace officer, fire fighter, or and emergency medical services employee in the course of official duties.

SB 2196 by Williams- Relating to the employment of peace officers by certain law enforcement agencies.

SB 2205 by Van de Putte- Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain amino acid- based elemental formulas. Companions: HB 2000 McCall  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 2210 by West- Relating to the formula funding for public institutions of higher education for certain credit hours that do not count toward a degree.

SB 2211 by West- Relating to enrollment requirements for the operation of the University of North Texas at Dallas as a general academic teaching institution and the issuance of bonds for that institution.

SB 2220 by Lucio- Relating to school bus safety.

SB 2227 by Averitt- Relating to authorizing the issuance of bonds for the reimbursement of the cost of public improvements located in public improvement districts in certain counties. Companions: HB 1730 Pitts 6-19-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 2232 by Averitt- Relating to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission's authority to regulate certain nonalcoholic beverage business activities. Companions: HB 3413 Thompson 9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 2235 by Seliger- Relating to the definition of "operator" in relation to the regulation of a solid waste facility.

SB 2237 by Seliger- Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a medical education building for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

SB 2243 by Zaffirini- Relating to the repayment of certain education loans for licensed physicians and dentists.

SB 2245 by Zaffirini- Relating to eliminating certain reporting requirements of university systems and institutions of higher education.

SB 2246 by Zaffirini- Relating to eligibility requirements for the tuition equalization grant program. Companions: HB 4476 Cohen 5-27-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 2249 by Zaffirini- Relating to a certification program for teachers of students with visual impairments.

SB 2259 by Zaffirini- Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education.

SB 2267 by Gallegos- Relating to eligibility for an award through the Early High School Graduation Scholarship program.

SB 2269 by Gallegos- Relating to the use of historically underutilized businesses by utilities.

SB 2271 by Gallegos- Relating to the use of historically underutilized businesses by utilities.

SB 2273 by Seliger- Relating to certain reporting duties of the attorney general.

SB 2277 by Ellis- Relating to authorizing certain state agencies to provide student loan repayment assistance to attorneys.

SB 2284 by Lucio- Relating to the issuance of grants by the Texas Water Development Board for water and wastewater system improvements in economically distressed areas.

SB 2295 by Lucio- Relating to the minimum change interval at an intersection at which a photographic traffic monitoring system is in use.

SB 2309 by Whitmire- Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to certain related duties of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.

SB 2322 by Duncan- Relating to plan provisions required for maintaining retirement plan qualification for the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.  Companions: HB 3347 Truitt  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 2323 by Carona- Relating to the functions of the Texas School Safety Center and safety at public educational institutions.

SB 2326 by Hegar- Relating to the sale, recovery, and recycling of certain television equipment; providing administrative penalties.

SB 2331 by West- Relating to the establishment of the Texas power source fund.

SB 2338 by Shapiro- Relating to the creation, operations and financing of tax increment reinvestment zones.

SB 2339 by Shapiro- Relating to the regulation of discount health care programs by the Texas Department of Insurance. Companions: HB 4341 Truitt  9- 1-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 2343 by Uresti- Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.

SB 2348 by Ogden- Relating to the composition and appointment of the board of directors of a corporation to which the board of regents of the University of Texas delegates investment authority for the permanent university fund.

SB 2351 by Ogden- Relating to limiting increases in a student health services fee at the Texas A&M University-College Station.

SB 2353 by Ogden- Relating to improving efficiency in state government and reducing state government spending.

SB 2354 by Ogden- Relating to ensuring the state government has sufficient general law authority to apply and receive maximum amount of federal funds.

SB 2358 by Gallegos- Relating to the guaranteed benefits of a public school educator.

SB 2361 by Ellis- Relating to the operation of certain three-wheeled vehicles in this state.

SB 2370 by Uresti- Relating to eligibility of certain dependents for health insurance coverage.

SB 2376 by Lucio- Relating to the change of the name of Texas A&M University-- Kingsville to Texas A&I University.

SB 2378 by Nichols- Relating to the purposes and designation of a transportation reinvestment zone.

SB 2382 by Shapleigh- Relating to the implementation by the comptroller of a low- emission vehicle program for the state vehicle fleet.

SB 2383 by Shapleigh- Relating to universal health coverage for Texans.

SB 2390 by Shapleigh- Relating to the physician licensing requirements for foreign medical graduates.

SB 2392 by Shapiro- Relating to public school finance.

SB 2396 by Nelson- Relating to the repeal of obsolete or redundant reporting requirements of health and human services agencies.

SB 2405 by Zaffirini- Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas.

SB 2406 by Zaffirini- Relating to additional compensation for certain state employees.

SB 2409 by Lucio- Relating to the higher education fund and the allocation and distribution of certain constitutional revenues to The University of Texas at Brownsville.

SB 2419 by Deuell- Relating to preventative treatment for state employees exposed to HIV while performing duties of employment.

SB 2421 by Deuell- Relating to the confidentiality of newborn screening information. Companions: HB 1672 Crownover 5-27-09 G Earliest effective date

SB 2436 by Uresti- Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency.

SB 2449 by Wentworth- Relating to the administration of certain provisions affecting the licensing of persons to carry a concealed handgun.

SB 2477 by Wentworth- Relating to the authority of a municipality to lower the speed limit on certain highways in the municipality.

SB 2500 by Carona- Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates.

SB 2527 by Hinojosa- Relating to creating the health care access fund to recruit health care providers in health professional shortage areas and to support federally-qualified health centers.

SB 2556 by Huffman- Relating to confidentiality of information regarding certain agents.

SB 2567 by Duncan- Relating to state fiscal matters.

SB 2568 by Patrick- Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons.

SB 2573 by Ogden- Relating to annual reports by certain agencies conducting, funding, or supporting biomedical research.

SCR 15 by Shapleigh- Expressing the intent of the Texas Legislature that the state accept federal economic stimulus funds appropriated under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 or any similar legislation.

SCR 49 by Shapleigh- Certifying the state's intention to request and use all funds that may be available to the state under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

SJR 8  by Carona- Relating to the automatic adjustments of the rates of motor fuels taxes.

SJR 9 by Carona- Relating to limiting the purposes for which revenue from taxes on motor fuels and lubricants may be used.

SJR 12 by West- 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 of the other members.

SJR 16 by Carona- Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxation a high-speed passenger rail facility.

SJR 17 by Van de Putte- Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide and guarantee loans to encourage the use of hydrogen as a cleaner fuel source.

SJR 18 by Ogden- Permitting the Texas Transportation Commission to designate the area adjacent to a state highway project as a transportation finance zone and dedicating the proceeds of taxes in the zone to the Texas Mobility Fund.

SJR 22 Wentworth- Limiting the purposes for which revenues from motor vehicle registration fees, taxes on motor fuels and lubricants, and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used.

SJR 24 by Carona- Relating to allowing the expenditure of motor vehicle fuels taxes and registration fees for passenger rail, transit and freight rail.

SJR 25 by Harris- Relating to requiring certain revenue collected by a public entity from the use of a tolled highway project to be used only for transportation projects.

SJR 26 by Wentworth- Relating to permitting counties to impose a local motor fuel tax and an additional vehicle registration fee to be used for transportation purposes.

SJR 28 by Ellis- Authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide and guarantee loans to promote the use of renewable energy technology and the making of energy efficiency improvements.

SJR 30 by Carona- Providing that the governor's absence from the state, and the lieutenant governor's absence from the state when acting as governor, do not affect the person's ability to serve as governor if the person maintains communication.

SJR 31 by Ellis- Authorizing and regulating slot machines and casino games by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide additional money to fund transportation in this state and to provide additional financial aid for higher education.

SJR 35 by Duncan- Relating to establishing the national research university fund.

SJR 36 by Duncan- Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor, and the lieutenant governor when acting as governor, retain executive authority unless the person becomes unavailable as provided by law.

SJR 38 by Williams- Allowing the Lamar Institute of Technology to participate in the allocation of certain constitutionally dedicated funds for capital improvements at agencies and institutions of higher education.

SJR 41 by Duncan- Proposing a constitutional amendment to replace the attorney general on the legislative redistricting board with the commissioner of agriculture.

SJR 42 by Duncan- Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the taking of property for certain economic development purposes.

SJR 52 by Davis- Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the expenditure of motor vehicle fuel taxes and registration fees for passenger rail, transit, and freight rail.

SJR 53 by Lucio- Proposing a constitutional amendment to entitle The University of Texas at Brownsville to participate in the income and other benefits of the permanent university fund.