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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 3162 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the duty of an excavator to notify a notification center or to make a 9-1-1 emergency call in response to underground facility damage or an emergency. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
SB 2037 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a request for 9-1-1 services by text message. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1997 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to requiring direct access to 9-1-1 service from certain telephone systems and equivalent systems that use Internet Protocol enabled services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2437 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the amount of emergency service fees for certain telecommunications providers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2513 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the provision of automatic location identification and automatic tier two facility identification as part of the 9-1-1 system. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2911 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to establishment of statewide and local emergency communications grant programs and financing of state emergency communications. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
SB 788 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to requiring direct access to 9-1-1 service from certain telephone systems and equivalent systems that use Internet Protocol enabled services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1108 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the creation of regional emergency communication districts; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1041 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the prepaid wireless 9-1-1 emergency services fee; clarifying the applicability of the fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1124 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1972 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the provision of 9-1-1 services; providing criminal penalties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 628 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1264 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the provision of 9-1-1 services; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3717 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a study regarding emergency service in rural areas. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3774 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the administration, collection, enforcement of various taxes and fees; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 1848 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the distribution of the emergency service fee for wireless telecommunications connections and the prepaid 9-1-1 emergency service fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
HB 1766 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to exempting prepaid wireless telecommunications devices from the 9-1-1 emergency service fee. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3359 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to a uniform and statewide 9-1-1 emergency services fee on the retail sale of prepaid wireless telecommunications services to consumers. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4609 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the authority of the Commission on State Emergency Communication to determine the 9-1-1 service fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1587 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Relating to a uniform and statewide 9-1-1 emergency services fee on the retail sale of prepaid wireless telecommunications services to consumers. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2264 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the provision of a community telephone emergency notification system as part of the 9-1-1 system. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1116 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the provision of a community telephone emergency notification system as part of the 9-1-1 system. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations No action taken in committee
HB 1946 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to automatic external defibrillators. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 1928 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al. Relating to the provision of a community telephone emergency notification system as part of the 9-1-1 system. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Co-author authorized
HB 1583 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of an emergency services district to obtain information to determine whether the district's 9-1-1 emergency service fee is correctly billed, collected, and remitted. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2592 79-0 (2005) Author: Frost, Stephen | et. al. Relating to a requirement that certain broadband network operators provide notice of inability to access emergency services. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 2749 79-0 (2005) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the designation of a Texas Poison Control Network and 9-1-1 equalization surcharge. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 171 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the emergency service fee rate in certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 621 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the territory of certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 522 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the allowable operating expenses of certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 802 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the number and location information requirements provided by business phones in certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1771 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to use of certain 9-1-1 fees and surcharges in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 3491 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to use of certain 9-1-1 fees and surcharges in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 753 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the allowable operating expenses of certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1536 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to use of certain 9-1-1 fees and surcharges in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommended for local & uncontested calendar
HB 364 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation of the offense of interfering with an emergency telephone call. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 501 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the board of managers and the budget of certain 9-1-1 service districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1471 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the emergency highway call box system. House: Public Safety Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1574 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the abolishment of the Commission on State Emergency Communications and the transfer of its duties to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1662 77-0 (2001) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the automatic location identification system along state highways. House: Public Safety Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3312 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to establishing a pilot program for state emergency medical dispatch resource centers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 18 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the creation of the offense of interfering with an emergency telephone call. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 578 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the provision of emergency communication services. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1251 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the automatic location identification system along state highways. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 629 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to medical information provided by certain emergency medical services operators. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Referred to Health Services
SB 484 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to defining a local exchange access line and an equivalent local exchange access line for purposes of the imposition of 9-1-1 emergency services fees and the exclusion of certain telephone lines used to provide Internet access. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1668 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the fees imposed to fund 9-1-1 services and regional poison control centers and to the oversight of the collection and use of those fees. House: Public Safety
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2129 75-0 (1997) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the administration and financing of wireless service providers of 9-1-1 service. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 989 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the provision of private switch 9-1-1 emergency telephone service. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 235 74-0 (1995) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the provision of emergency medical information services. House: Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Record vote
HB 1080 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to audits of fees and surcharges collected to provide 9-1-1 services. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 1293 74-0 (1995) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the liability of entities that provide address database information for 9-1-1 services. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1955 74-0 (1995) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to the collection of the 9-1-1 emergency service fee from users of local exchange access lines and cellular and wireless telecommunications devices. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1164 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the collection of the 9-1-1 emergency service fee from users of local exchange access lines and cellular and wireless telecommunications devices. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1544 73-0 (1993) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to providing 9-1-1 emergency service to certain residential facilities. House: Public Safety
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1194 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to providing 9-1-1 emergency service to certain residential facilities; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
HCR 174 72-0 (1991) Author: Martin, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Honoring Galveston County and the entities participating in the Galveston County Emergency Communication District for their joint efforts in the implementation of enhanced 9-1-1 for Galveston County. House: Rules and Resolutions Signed by the Governor
SCR 88 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hury, James | et. al.
Commending all those who devoted time and energy to creating the Enhanced 9-1-1 service for Galveston County. House: Rules and Resolutions Signed by the Governor
HB 2489 71-0 (1989) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the creation of the offense of making silent or abusive calls to a 9-1-1 service. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1014 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the financing of 9-1-1 services. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 758 70-0 (1987) Author: Shea, Gwyn
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the public agencies that may participate in certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 911 70-0 (1987) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to statewide emergency telephone number service and authorizing the imposition of fees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1103 70-0 (1987) Author: Waldrop, Tom
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the creation and service fees of certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1424 70-0 (1987) Author: Repp, Glenn
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to provision of 9-1-1 emergency telephone service in unincorporated areas of certain counties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2531 70-0 (1987) Author: Repp, Glenn Relating to the provision of 9-1-1 emergency telephone service in unincorporated areas of certain counties. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
SB 1331 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Betts, Weldon
Relating to the provision of and the service fee for 9-1-1 emergency telephone service in certain counties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 252 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the administration of a 9-1-1 emergency telephone number system in certain counties and adjacent territory. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1655 69-0 (1985) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the creation of an advisory commission to study the establishment of the 9-1-1 telephone number as the primary emergency telephone number in the state. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1715 69-0 (1985) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the creation, administration, expansion, funding, and dissolution of emergency communication districts in certain counties in which a 9-1-1 telephone number is used as the primary emergency telephone number and to the powers and duties of the districts, participating jurisdictions, and service suppliers; providing for the imposition and collection of fees; authorizing issuance of tax-free revenue bonds, including refunding bonds, and for further security for payment; providing permissible terms and provisions of bond and their characteristics and for their eligibility for investments and security for deposit of public funds; requiring approval of the attorney general and registration by the comptroller. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 49 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the administration of a 9-1-1 emergency telephone number system in certain counties and adjacent territory. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably with substitute
SB 750 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the creation, administration, expansion, funding, and dissolution of emergency communication districts in certain counties in which a 9-1-1 telephone number is used as the primary emergency telephone number and to the powers and duties of the districts, participating jurisdictions, and service suppliers; providing for the imposition and collection of fees; authorizing issuance of tax-free revenue bonds, including refunding bonds, and for further security for payment; providing permissible terms and provisions of bonds and their characteristics and for their eligibility for investments and security for deposit of public funds; requiring approval of the attorney general and registration by the comptroller. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 851 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the creation, expansion, administration, operation, and funding of certain emergency communication districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 911 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the creation of a special district in counties with a population of more than 2 million and certain adjacent territory to administer a system by which the 911 telephone number is used by local governments. House: Urban Affairs No action taken
SB 606 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the creation, funding, dissolution, and powers and duties of a special district in counties with a population of more than 2 million and certain adjacent territory to administer a system by which the 9-1-1 telephone number is used as the primary emergency telephone number and to the powers and duties of the director and of the board of managers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SCR 86 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Hall, Tip
Directing the Texas Department of Human Resources to study the feasibility of establishing a statewide, toll-free information, referral, and reporting system to provide assistance to persons involved in spouse or elder abuse. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 120 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Requesting the Division of Emergency Management of the Office of the Governor to consider funding of the Public Information Emergency System. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 117 68-2 (1984) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the creation, funding, dissolution, and powers and duties of a special district in counties with a population of more than 860 thousand but less than 2 million and which contain two cities within such counties which contain more than 150 thousand population, each, and certain adjacent territory to administer a system by which the 9-1-1 telephone number is used as the primary emergency telephone number and to the powers and duties of the director and of the board of managers. House: State Affairs Postponed
SB 17 68-2 (1984) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Relating to the creation, administration, expansion, funding, and dissolution of emergency communication districts in certain counties in which a 9-1-1 telephone number is used as the primary emergency telephone number and to the powers and duties of the districts, participating jurisdictions, and service suppliers; providing for the imposition and collection of fees; authorizing issuance of tax-free revenue bonds, including refunding bonds, and for further security for payment; providing permissible terms and provisions of bonds and their characteristics and for their eligibility for investments and security for deposit of public funds; requiring approval of the attorney general and registration by the comptroller. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 451 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the establishment and maintenance of an emergency telephone number system. House: Health & Welfare Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 181 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the establishment and maintenance of an emergency telephone number system. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources

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