TAC LEGISLATIVE ALERT
County Judges and Commissioners
08-16-2017 - 19:55:33

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HB 3   Bonnen, Dennis Relating to ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 07-25-17 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 4   Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate.
Bill History: 07-28-17 H Reported from committee as substituted House Ways and Means

HB 14   Springer, Drew Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider.
Bill History: 08-13-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs

HB 16   Davis, Sarah Relating to the ethics of public servants, including the authority and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission, the regulation of certain contributions and expenditures, and the reporting of political contributions.
Bill History: 08-04-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House General Investigating and Ethics

HB 17   Davis, Sarah Relating to the disclosure of gifts by vendors to certain local government officers and of certain relationships with local government officers.
Bill History: 08-04-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House General Investigating and Ethics

HB 44   Keough, Mark Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 46   Simmons, Ron Relating to the regulation of discrimination by political subdivisions.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 52   Simmons, Ron Relating to the establishment of an individualized education plan account program for certain children with disabilities.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HB 53   Romero, Ramon Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 63   Schofield, Mike Relating to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of and municipal annexation by certain municipalities.
Bill History: 08-02-17 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

HB 69   Schofield, Mike Relating to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of and municipal annexation by certain municipalities.
Bill History: 08-02-17 H Committee action pending House Land and Resource Management

HB 70   Workman, Paul Relating to a property owner's right to remove a tree or vegetation.
Bill History: 07-25-17 H Committee action pending House Urban Affairs

HB 81   Darby, Drew Relating to the number of registered voters of a taxing unit other than a school district who are required to sign a petition for an election to determine whether to reduce the ad valorem tax rate.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 92   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.
Bill History: 08-10-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Agriculture and Livestock

HB 94   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to municipal regulation of property of political subdivisions.
Bill History: 07-10-17 H Filed

HB 95   Swanson, Valoree (F) Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 104   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Business and Industry

HB 105   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Business and Industry

HB 107   Cyrier, John Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce a requirement that a builder or contractor obtain a license or other similar certification from the political subdivision.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 108   Murphy, Jim Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads.
Bill History: 08-07-17 S Received in the Senate

HB 110   Murphy, Jim Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions.
Bill History: 08-03-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Elections

HB 111   Murphy, Jim Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions.
Bill History: 07-26-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Investments and Financial Services

HB 133   Reynolds, Ron Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Business and Industry

HB 146   Farrar, Jessica Relating to the promotion of breast-feeding and the prohibition against interference with or restriction of the right to breast-feed.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Business and Industry

HB 148   Herrero, Abel Relating to grants awarded to reimburse counties for the cost of monitoring defendants and victims in criminal cases involving family violence.
Bill History: 07-26-17 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 156   Isaac, Jason Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 160   Metcalf, Will Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 164   Workman, Paul Relating to the issuance of a permit by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 07-24-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 170   Dutton, Harold Relating to single-occupancy bathroom and changing facilities in public buildings.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 171   Goldman, Craig Relating to prosecution of certain offenses involving and preemption of local regulation of the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
Bill History: 07-27-17 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 183   Anchia, Rafael Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 185   Oliverson, Tom (F) Relating to the liability of certain persons for removal of a decedent's body parts or tissue.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Health

HB 187   Oliverson, Tom (F) Relating to certain development agreements that guarantee the continuation of the extraterritorial status of the area subject to the agreement for municipal annexation purposes.
Bill History: 08-07-17 H Reported favorably from committee on House Land and Resource Management

HB 188   Bell, Cecil Relating to limiting the applicability of municipal and county regulations affecting real property.
Bill History: 08-09-17 H Meeting set for 11:30 A.M. or Adj., E2.026 House Land and Resource Management

HB 203   Miller, Rick Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 206   Villalba, Jason Relating to a limit on local government expenditures.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 220   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 285   Murr, Andrew Relating to elimination of certain property taxes for school district maintenance and operations and providing public education funding through an increase in the state sales and use tax rate.
Bill History: 08-02-17 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 286   Murr, Andrew Relating to making an appropriation to provide grants to assist counties in providing indigent defense services.
Bill History: 07-25-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Appropriations

HB 293   Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the licensing and regulation of group homes for recovering substance abusers.
Bill History: 08-09-17 H Committee action pending House Human Services

HB 296   Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited from possessing the firearm and to criminal offenses otherwise related to the carrying of a firearm.
Bill History: 07-25-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HJR 29   Anchia, Rafael Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the authorization or funding of an elementary or secondary education voucher program or similar program.
Bill History: 07-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HJR 31   Shine, Hugh Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county.
Bill History: 08-09-17 H Notes: Corrected committee report filed.

HJR 34   Burns, DeWayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county.
Bill History: 07-20-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HJR 35   Bonnen, Dennis Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
Bill History: 07-25-17 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 37   Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a political subdivision of this state to limit the number of terms for which a person may be elected to hold an office of the political subdivision.
Bill History: 07-21-17 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

SB 1   Bettencourt, Paul
Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 08-15-17 H Rep. Bonnen indicated that it is too late to request a
conference committee to work out differences on SB 1

SB 3   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the regulation of certain facilities and activities of political subdivisions, including public school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools.
Bill History: 07-27-17 H Received in the House

SB 7   Hughes, Bryan (F) Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations.
Bill History: 07-27-17 H Received in the House

SB 12   Buckingham, Dawn (F) Relating to limiting the applicability of municipal and county regulations affecting real property.
Bill History: 07-22-17 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 13   Burton, Konni Relating to the issuance of a permit by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 08-09-17 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

SB 14   Hall, Bob Relating to property owner's right to remove a tree or vegetation.
Bill History: 07-27-17 H Received in the House

SB 15   Huffines, Donald Relating to prosecution of certain offenses involving and preemption of local regulation of the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
Bill History: 07-27-17 H Received in the House

SB 18   Estes, Craig Relating to a limit on local government expenditures.
Bill History: 08-14-17 S Postponed on second reading to Wednesday, August 16.

SB 23   Hall, Bob Relating to prohibition of certain regulations by a county, municipality, or other political subdivision.
Bill History: 07-10-17 S Filed

SB 25   Hall, Bob Relating to distracted driving; creating a criminal offense.
Bill History: 07-10-17 S Filed

SB 38   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; proving an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense.
Bill History: 07-13-17 S Filed

SB 45   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain essential health benefits.
Bill History: 07-17-17 S Filed

SB 52   Huffines, Donald Relating to a supermajority requirement for an election authorizing the issuance of bonds issued by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 07-17-17 S Filed

SB 54   Huffines, Donald Relating to the award of court costs and attorney's fees in certain actions challenging an order, ordinance, or similar measure of certain political subdivisions or the failure of an officer of political subdivisions.
Bill History: 07-17-17 S Filed

SB 65   Garcia, Sylvia Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility in buildings operated by certain governmental entities and public schools.
Bill History: 07-18-17 S Filed

SB 91   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the regulation of certain facilities and activities of political subdivisions, including public school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools.
Bill History: 07-21-17 S Committee action pending Senate State Affairs

SB 92   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to distracted driving.
Bill History: 07-19-17 S Filed

SB 94   Hughes, Bryan (F) Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government organizations.
Bill History: 07-23-17 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 98   Taylor, Van Relating to the regulation of raising or keeping six or fewer chickens by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 07-21-17 S Filed

SB 104   Menendez, Jose Relating to municipal annexation.
Bill History: 07-22-17 S Filed

SJR 8   Buckingham, Dawn (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county.
Bill History: 07-17-17 S Filed


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