SENATE JOURNAL

EIGHTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE — REGULAR SESSION


AUSTIN, TEXAS


PROCEEDINGS


TWENTY-NINTH DAY

(Continued)

(Tuesday, March 31, 2009)

AFTER RECESS

The Senate met at 8:12 a.m. and was called to order by Senator Nelson.

SENATE BILLS ON FIRST READING

The following bills, filed on or before Friday, March 13, 2009, were introduced, read first time, and referred to the committees indicated:

SB 2026 by Watson

Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program.

To Committee on Economic Development.

SB 2027 by Watson

Relating to gestational agreements.

To Committee on Jurisprudence.

SB 2028 by Watson

Relating to privately funded memorials honoring certain peace officers killed in the line of duty.

To Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.

SB 2029 by Watson

Relating to issuance of qualified energy conservation bonds.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

SB 2030 by Watson

Relating to the regulation of certain research.

To Committee on Health and Human Services.

SB 2031 by Watson

Relating to the eligibility of certain individuals for child health plan coverage or medical assistance on placement, detention, or commitment in and release from certain facilities or other settings.

To Committee on Health and Human Services.

SB 2032 by Nelson

Relating to hospitals' submission of uncompensated hospital care data and hospital audits related to federal funding provided for that care.

To Committee on Health and Human Services.

SB 2033 by Nelson

Relating to adoption of a school district grading policy.

To Committee on Education.

SB 2034 by Shapiro

Relating to the prosecution of certain criminal sexual offenses and the registration of sex offenders in this state.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2035 by Shapiro

Relating to the prosecution of certain criminal sexual offenses and the registration and civil commitment of certain sex offenders in this state; providing a penalty.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2036 by Duncan

Relating to the admissibility of a statement made by an accused in a criminal case.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2037 by Shapiro

Relating to the sex offender civil commitment program and to the creation of a state agency to perform the functions relating to the sex offender civil commitment program that are currently performed by the Council on Sex Offender Treatment.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2038 by Duncan

Relating to statutory revision and construction of revised statutes.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2039 by Ellis

Relating to requiring certain critical facilities to be capable of operating with alternative electrical power; providing a criminal penalty.

To Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.

SB 2040 by Ellis

Relating to the authority of municipal management districts to consolidate.

To Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

SB 2041 by Ellis, Carona

Relating to requiring an applicant for a driver's license to demonstrate knowledge of motorists' rights and responsibilities in relation to bicyclists.

To Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.

SB 2042 by Ellis

Relating to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

To Committee on Government Organization.

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SB 2043 by Williams

Relating to the closure of certain man-made passes between the Gulf of Mexico and inland bays by the commissioner of the General Land Office.

To Committee on International Relations and Trade.

SB 2044 by Williams

Relating to membership on the district-level and campus-level planning and decision-making committees in public school districts.

To Committee on Education.

SB 2045 by Williams

Relating to the allocation of certain constitutionally dedicated funds to the Lamar Institute of Technology.

To Committee on Finance.

SB 2046 by Williams

Relating to requiring criminal history background checks for employees of public institutions of higher education.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2047 by Williams

Relating to the interception or the collection of information from certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2048 by Williams

Relating to the establishment of a centralized sex offender registration authority in certain counties in this state.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2049 by Averitt

Relating to the authority of the state to acquire, sell, or exchange certain land.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

SB 2050 by Averitt

Relating to the disposition of certain fees collected by the Parks and Wildlife Department.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

SB 2051 by Averitt

Relating to the collection by the Parks and Wildlife Department of taxes imposed on the sales and use of boats and boat motors and to the disposition of those taxes.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

SB 2052 by Estes

Relating to projects that may be undertaken by development corporations for the development, retention, or expansion of certain transportation facilities.

To Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.

SB 2053 by Williams

Relating to regional participation agreements.

To Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

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SB 2054 by Williams

Relating to contracts and purchases by certain navigation districts.

To Committee on International Relations and Trade.

SB 2055 by Williams

Relating to safety rules for gas pipeline facilities and public awareness.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

SB 2056 by Williams

Relating to membership of certain advisory bodies to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

SB 2057 by Williams

Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, including the power to issue emergency orders and temporary and emergency licenses.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

SB 2058 by Williams

Relating to the Harris County Road Law.

To Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.

SB 2059 by Williams

Relating to the use of a public right-of-way by a telephone or telegraph corporation.

To Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.

SB 2060 by Lucio

Relating to school bus safety, including the authority of a school district to implement a monitoring system that captures images of vehicles passing illegally; creating an offense and providing for the imposition of civil and criminal penalties.

To Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.

SB 2061 by Van de Putte

Relating to financial assistance for voluntary caregivers of a child during an investigation by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

To Committee on Health and Human Services.

SB 2062 by Shapiro

Relating to elimination of the awards for student achievement program.

To Committee on Education.

SB 2063 by Duncan

Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage regarding certain contractors.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2064 by West

Relating to the issuance of state and local government securities, including the powers and duties of the Bond Review Board and the issuance of private activity bonds.

To Committee on Finance.

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SB 2065 by Davis

Relating to acknowledgement of written instruments.

To Committee on Jurisprudence.

SB 2066 by Davis

Relating to the place for the convening of a county convention.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2067 by Davis

Relating to access to precinct conventions by the elderly and persons with physical disabilities.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2069 by Davis

Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.

To Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

SB 2070 by Duncan

Relating to the authority of counties and certain intergovernmental pools to require reimbursement for punitive damage coverage.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2071 by Duncan

Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of provisions of the Texas Probate Code relating to decedents' estates and the redesignation of certain other provisions of the Texas Probate Code, including conforming amendments and repeals.

To Committee on Administration.

SB 2072 by Duncan

Relating to contracting with the secretary of state for the filing of personal financial statements by officers and employees of certain counties.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2073 by Duncan

Relating to eligibility to hold the office of notary public.

To Committee on Jurisprudence.

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.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2075 by Hinojosa

Relating to the consequences of community supervision and to petitions and procedures for the expunction of criminal records and files and to orders of nondisclosure.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

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SB 2076 by Uresti

Relating to health insurance coverage for diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the temporomandibular joint.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2077 by Uresti

Relating to physician shortage residency programs.

To Committee on Higher Education.

SB 2078 by Uresti

Relating to newborn hearing screenings.

To Committee on Health and Human Services.

SB 2079 by Uresti

Relating to the continuing care plan for persons being discharged from state hospitals.

To Committee on Health and Human Services.

SB 2080 by Uresti

Relating to the establishment of a strategy for reducing child abuse and neglect and improving child welfare.

To Committee on Health and Human Services.

SB 2081 by Uresti

Relating to reports regarding the provision of emergency ground ambulance services in counties.

To Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

SB 2082 by Shapiro

Relating to determining a student's eligibility for a school district's special education program on the basis of the student's visual impairment.

To Committee on Education.

SB 2083 by Shapiro, Lucio

Relating to surveys concerning school district and open-enrollment charter school special education programs and grants to districts, campuses, and open-enrollment charter schools that perform well on the surveys and on other indicators.

To Committee on Education.

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.

To Committee on Finance.

SB 2085 by Davis

Relating to the expenditure of funds for political advertising by a political subdivision.

To Committee on State Affairs.

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.

To Committee on Education.

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SB 2087 by Davis

Relating to sanctions available for certain academically unacceptable campuses.

To Committee on Education.

SB 2088 by Whitmire

Relating to state and local court costs and fees associated with criminal cases.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2089 by Whitmire

Relating to protections provided by the Department of Agriculture for certain consumers; providing penalties.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

SB 2090 by Deuell

Relating to the delivery of regulated substances into underground storage tanks; providing a penalty.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

SB 2091 by Harris

Relating to adoption of the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act; providing criminal penalties.

To Committee on Health and Human Services.

SB 2092 by Duncan

Relating to the Irion County Water Conservation District.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

SB 2093 by Duncan

Relating to the North Wheeler County Hospital District.

To Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

SB 2094 by Wentworth

Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of criminal trespass.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2095 by Wentworth

Relating to requiring a boater education course for certain operators of vessels.

To Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.

SB 2096 by Wentworth

Relating to the creation of and the powers of a comprehensive multimodal urban transportation authority.

To Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.

SB 2097 by Wentworth

Relating to granting counties authority to regulate certain land use; providing penalties.

To Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

SB 2098 by Wentworth

Relating to the release of certain property from a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water service and sewer service.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

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SB 2099 by Wentworth

Relating to a requirement to provide sufficient water pressure for fire suppression in certain special utility districts.

To Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

SB 2100 by Wentworth

Relating to granting certain counties regulatory authority around military facilities in certain circumstances; providing a penalty.

To Subcommittee on Base Realignment and Closure.

SB 2101 by Wentworth

Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties; providing a criminal penalty.

To Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

SB 2102 by Wentworth

Relating to an exemption from permitting requirements of the Edwards Aquifer Authority for certain wells owned by a charitable organization.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

SB 2103 by Whitmire

Relating to the expulsion and removal of students from schools.

To Committee on Education.

SB 2104 by Uresti

Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed operators for certain veterans organizations; providing penalties.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2105 by Uresti

Relating to limiting the liability of space flight entities.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2106 by Uresti

Relating to the sealing of juvenile records.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2107 by Uresti

Relating to the qualifications of juvenile probation officers in certain counties.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2108 by Uresti

Relating to the compensation of a member of the board of directors of the Bexar-Medina-Atascosa Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

SB 2109 by Uresti

Relating to the establishment of a voluntary hands-on recycling program for students in public schools.

To Committee on Education.

SB 2110 by West

Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles; providing penalties.

To Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.

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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.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

SB 2112 by Lucio

Relating to coordinated health education for certain public school principals and superintendents.

To Committee on Education.

SB 2113 by Lucio

Relating to the state employee wellness program.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2114 by Lucio

Relating to studying the costs and benefits of a pilot program for employment and community integration services for adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.

To Committee on Health and Human Services.

SB 2115 by Lucio

Relating to the jurisdiction of criminal law hearing officers in Cameron County.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2116 by Nichols

Relating to a pilot program to provide community-based alternatives under the Medicaid program for certain individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.

To Committee on Health and Human Services.

SB 2117 by Nichols

Relating to physician staffing requirements for certain hospitals.

To Committee on Health and Human Services.

SB 2118 by Seliger

Relating to the statute of limitations for an action under the Beer Industry Fair Dealing Law.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

SB 2119 by Seliger

Relating to desired future condition requirements for certain groundwater conservation districts.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

SB 2120 by Seliger

Relating to the management, operation, and review of groundwater conservation districts.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

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SB 2121 by West

Relating to the persons entitled to redeem property after the foreclosure of a property owners' association's assessment lien.

To Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

SB 2122 by West

Relating to a limitation on the use of the power of eminent domain by certain water districts.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2123 by West

Relating to the administration of certain county services and duties.

To Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

SB 2124 by West

Relating to public improvement districts designated by a county or municipality.

To Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

SB 2125 by West

Relating to the selection of party officers, convention delegates, convention alternates, and convention officials by political parties.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2126 by Estes

Relating to the authority of owners and managers of apartment houses to assess a service charge for the submetering of water and wastewater services.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

SB 2127 by Estes

Relating to consumer protections for clients of exchange facilitators for tax-deferred exchanges of real property.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

SB 2128 by Davis

Relating to fixed price contracts for residential retail electric service.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

SB 2129 by Davis

Relating to the certification of retail electric providers.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

SB 2130 by Davis

Relating to providers of last resort.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

SB 2131 by Davis

Relating to the regulation of credit services organizations.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

SB 2132 by Davis

Relating to the election and qualifications of the commissioner of insurance.

To Committee on State Affairs.

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SB 2133 by Wentworth

Relating to license renewal requirements for licensed professional counselors.

To Committee on Health and Human Services.

SB 2134 by Wentworth

Relating to the composition of the Comal County Juvenile Board.

To Committee on Jurisprudence.

SB 2135 by Lucio

Relating to a monument dedicated to members of the armed forces from this state who died in combat.

To Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations.

SB 2136 by Eltife

Relating to provision of surplus lines insurance.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

SB 2137 by Wentworth

Relating to filing with the Texas Ethics Commission disclosure reports relating to local governmental entities and local government officers.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2138 by Wentworth

Relating to civil liability for domestic violence.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2139 by Wentworth

Relating to allowing persons acquiring a new residence homestead to receive an ad valorem tax exemption on the homestead in the year in which the property is acquired.

To Committee on Finance.

SB 2140 by Wentworth

Relating to requests to inspect or be provided with copies of information under the public information law.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2141 by Wentworth

Relating to the statute of repose for engineers and architects.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2142 by Wentworth

Relating to amending the Texas Mortgage Banker Registration Act to provide for licensing and regulation of mortgage banker employees who are residential mortgage originators and providing enforcement and penalties.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

SB 2143 by Duncan

Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to determine whether certain transporters of natural or synthetic gas are gas utilities.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

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SB 2144 by West

Relating to the manner of sale of bonds issued by municipal utility districts.

To Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

SB 2145 by West

Relating to publication of notice for certain transactions involving local government entities.

To Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

SB 2146 by Duncan

Relating to the annual allocation of certain constitutional funds to eligible agencies and institutions of higher education.

To Committee on Finance.

SB 2147 by Patrick

Relating to the priority of transferred tax liens.

To Committee on Finance.

SB 2148 by Patrick

Relating to information and assistance provided by the chief appraiser to emergency management authorities.

To Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

SB 2149 by Patrick

Relating to the reporting of certain inventories for ad valorem tax purposes; providing penalties.

To Committee on Finance.

SB 2150 by Patrick

Relating to the creation of a commission to study the practices and procedures of the Texas Legislature.

To Committee on Administration.

SB 2151 by Patrick

Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups.

To Committee on Health and Human Services.

SB 2152 by Patrick

Relating to an exception to the wealth per student limitation for certain school districts.

To Committee on Education.

SB 2153 by Whitmire

Relating to booting of vehicles by private entities in parking facilities; providing penalties.

To Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.

SB 2154 by Wentworth

Relating to the confidentiality of certain travel vouchers submitted by certain peace officers.

To Committee on State Affairs.

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SB 2155 by Shapiro

Relating to resuming certain state contributions for new members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

To Committee on State Affairs.

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.

To Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

SB 2157 by Shapiro

Relating to the total revenue exemption from the franchise tax.

To Committee on Finance.

SB 2158 by Shapiro

Relating to the evaluation of highway or other mobility projects as toll projects by the Texas Department of Transportation.

To Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.

SB 2159 by Shapiro

Relating to the number of families served by the nurse-family partnership competitive grant program.

To Committee on Health and Human Services.

SB 2160 by Harris

Relating to multidistrict litigation.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2161 by Ellis

Relating to an activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2162 by Ellis

Relating to the appointment of counsel for the purposes of community supervision revocation or appellate proceedings.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2163 by Ellis

Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Texas Veterans Commission.

To Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations.

SB 2164 by Ellis

Relating to information technology security practices of state agencies.

To Committee on Government Organization.

SB 2165 by Ellis

Relating to the disclosure of electricity generation offers received by ERCOT.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

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SB 2166 by Ellis

Relating to access to cemeteries; providing for penalties.

To Committee on Health and Human Services.

SB 2167 by Ellis

Relating to the repeal of the indigent defense representation fund.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2168 by Ellis

Relating to the use of behavioral analysis or scoring in certain consumer contracts.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

SB 2169 by Ellis

Relating to the establishment of a smart growth policy work group and the development of a smart growth policy for this state.

To Committee on Government Organization.

SB 2170 by Seliger

Relating to the amount and use of certain fees imposed in connection with oil and gas activities.

To Committee on Natural Resources.

SB 2171 by Van de Putte

Relating to the maintenance of health care provider lists under the Medicaid and child health plan programs.

To Committee on Health and Human Services.

SB 2172 by Harris

Relating to proof of title to breeding deer for certain purposes of deer breeding operations.

To Committee on Agriculture and Rural Affairs.

SB 2173 by Harris

Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use hotel occupancy tax revenue for certain venue projects.

To Committee on Economic Development.

SB 2174 by Harris

Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to enter into an agreement with a school district to dedicate revenue from a tax increment fund to the district for the acquisition, construction, or reconstruction of an educational facility.

To Committee on Economic Development.

SB 2175 by Shapleigh

Relating to authorizing certain counties to regulate land development; providing a penalty.

To Committee on International Relations and Trade.

SB 2176 by Shapleigh

Relating to the timely transfer of inmates from certain county jails to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

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SB 2177 by Shapleigh

Relating to the establishment of a nonprofit organization for the acquisition of historic art pieces for the Capitol.

To Committee on Administration.

SB 2178 by Shapleigh

Relating to the establishment by the commissioner of education of a computer lending pilot program for public schools.

To Committee on Education.

SB 2179 by Shapleigh

Relating to the termination of employment by school districts of district or campus administrators who exempt students from administration of statewide assessment instruments under certain circumstances.

To Committee on Education.

SB 2180 by Shapleigh

Relating to transfer of a student of limited English proficiency out of a public school bilingual or special language program and to public school accountability for those programs.

To Committee on Education.

SB 2181 by Shapleigh

Relating to the establishment of regional advisory councils on state educational grant funding to review and report concerning state grants awarded for public educational programs.

To Committee on Education.

SB 2182 by Shapleigh

Relating to an environmental service fee at public institutions of higher education.

To Committee on Higher Education.

SB 2183 by Gallegos

Relating to the appointment of an interoperability coordinator in the division of emergency management in the office of the governor.

To Subcommittee on Flooding and Evacuations.

SB 2184 by Gallegos

Relating to the imposition of county or municipal occupation taxes on certain coin-operated amusement gaming devices.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2185 by Gallegos

Relating to contracting practices of certain large nonprofit corporations.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

SB 2186 by Gallegos

Relating to a reporting requirement for certain nonprofit corporations that award college scholarships.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

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SB 2187 by Gallegos

Relating to the imposition of a tax on the gross receipts from admissions fees charged by sexually oriented businesses.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2188 by Lucio

Relating to a collateral guarantee program to aid small contractors in participating in public works projects.

To Committee on Government Organization.

SB 2189 by Lucio

Relating to the degrees awarded by the Texas State Technical College System.

To Committee on Higher Education.

SB 2190 by Lucio

Relating to an interim study to determine public school facility needs.

To Committee on Education.

SB 2191 by Lucio

Relating to certain billing practices by businesses in this state.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

SB 2192 by Wentworth

Relating to the regulation of certain consumer transactions involving plumbing, air conditioning, and electrical services.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

SB 2193 by Huffman

Relating to the creation and evaluation of certain pilot projects of the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals.

To Committee on Jurisprudence.

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 an emergency medical services employee in the course of official duties.

To Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security.

SB 2195 by Williams

Relating to the creation of and penalties for certain offenses that take place at or involve an attempt to cross an international border.

To Committee on International Relations and Trade.

SB 2196 by Williams

Relating to the employment of peace officers by certain law enforcement agencies.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2197 by Williams

Relating to service of civil process by constables.

To Committee on Jurisprudence.

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SB 2198 by Williams, Van de Putte

Relating to the criminal prosecution of racketeering; providing penalties.

To Committee on Criminal Justice.

SB 2199 by Duncan

Relating to the registration with the Texas Department of Insurance of certain contract examiners.

To Committee on Business and Commerce.

SB 2200 by Duncan

Relating to retrospective utilization review and utilization review to determine the experimental or investigational nature of a health care service.

To Committee on State Affairs.

SB 2201 by Wentworth

Relating to the joinder of a tax lien transferee in a suit to collect a delinquent ad valorem tax.

To Committee on Jurisprudence.

SB 2202 by Wentworth

Relating to authorizing municipalities and counties to regulate land development in certain unincorporated areas; providing a penalty.

To Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

ADJOURNMENT

Pursuant to a previously adopted motion, the Senate at 8:32 a.m. adjourned until 11:00 a.m. today.

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