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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 6 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective services, and prevention and early intervention services.
  Author: Frank, James | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Postponed
HB 547 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee.
  Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 759 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of a tuition and fee payment program for certain adopted children enrolled in career schools or colleges.
  Author: Burkett, Cindy
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
HB 834 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regulating the custody transfer of an adopted child; creating a criminal offense.
  Author: Parker, Tan
  Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 928 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to assisting certain children who are in foster care in the process of applying to institutions of higher education.
  Author: White, James | et. al.
  Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 2129 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring the Department of Family and Protective Services to notify certain organizations regarding the adoption of certain children.
  Author: Roberts, Kevin
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 2294 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to jurisdiction in a suit for adoption of a child and the mandatory transfer of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship to the court in which a suit for adoption is pending.
  Author: Cain, Briscoe
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
  Last Action: Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 3096 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the recruitment and evaluation of foster care providers and the placement of children with foster care providers.
  Author: Burkett, Cindy
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 3372 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government.
  Author: Smithee, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 4198 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the payment by prospective adoptive parents of certain expenses of the birth mother.
  Author: Cyrier, John
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 4241 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to measures to ensure certain adopted students are informed regarding their eligibility for tuition and fee exemptions at certain institutions of higher education.
  Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
SB 329 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 566 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the qualifications for a person conducting an adoption evaluation.
  Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Received from the Senate
SB 948 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain information provided to prospective adoptive parents by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
  Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
  Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie W.
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1206 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to access to certain health records and information regarding a child placed for adoption.
  Author: Perry, Charles
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1329 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government; increasing a fee.
  Author: Huffman, Joan
  Sponsor: Smithee, John
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
SB 1362 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to notification and informational materials regarding mutual consent voluntary adoption registries.
  Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2114 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain duties of a parent or guardian regarding information in reports prepared by the Department of Family and Protective Services in adoption cases.
  Author: Campbell, Donna
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 537 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the information on the supplementary birth certificate of an adopted child.
  Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 984 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee.
  Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
  Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues | State Affairs
  Last Action: Co-sponsor authorized
HB 1145 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of an information clearinghouse to facilitate embryo adoption and the provision by physicians of embryo adoption information to certain patients.
  Author: Raney, John | et. al.
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1391 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to appointment of a nonparent as managing conservator of a child.
  Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1449 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to child custody evaluations and adoption evaluations conducted and testimony provided in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties; creating an offense; authorizing fees.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1781 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to access by a sibling of a child separated from the sibling due to an action by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
  Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
  Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2790 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to measures to ensure certain adopted students are informed regarding their eligibility for tuition and fee exemptions at certain institutions of higher education.
  Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3730 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the creation of a committee to study adoption practices in this state.
  Author: Leach, Jeff
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
  Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3857 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to standing for certain individuals to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
  Author: Rodriguez, Justin
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
  Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
SB 250 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the information on the supplementary birth certificate of an adopted child.
  Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 314 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to appointment of a nonparent as managing conservator of a child.
  Author: West, Royce
  Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
SB 820 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to child custody evaluations and adoption evaluations conducted and testimony provided in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties; creating an offense; authorizing fees.
  Author: Rodríguez, José
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar

83rd Regular Session, 2013
HB 201 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the information on the supplementary birth certificate of an adopted child.
  Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 604 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the evaluation of potential foster parents and adoptive parents.
  Author: Lozano, J. M.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HB 843 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to persons entitled to notice of and to participation in certain hearings regarding a child in the conservatorship of the state.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
  Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: Human Services | Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1014 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to access to birth records of certain adopted children.
  Author: King, Susan
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Referred to Public Health
HB 1209 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to standing for certain individuals to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
  Author: Parker, Tan
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1661 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to child custody evaluations and adoption evaluations conducted and testimony provided in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties; authorizing fees.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Considered in Calendars
HB 2776 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to standing for certain individuals to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
  Author: Rodriguez, Justin
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2844 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to adoption services of the Department of Family and Protective Services with respect to sibling groups.
  Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2845 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the persons entitled to intervene in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
  Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 714 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to access to birth records of certain adopted children.
  Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 912 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted children.
  Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1245 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to child custody evaluations and adoption evaluations conducted and testimony provided in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties; authorizing fees.
  Author: West, Royce
  Committees: Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1402 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to access to records and certain information in those records regarding a child placed for adoption.
  Author: Carona, John
  Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar

83rd 2nd Called Session, 2013
SB 42 (83rd 2nd C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a pregnant woman's completion of an adoption education course before performance or inducement of an abortion; providing penalties.
  Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Last Action: Filed

82nd Regular Session, 2011
HB 121 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to standing for certain individuals to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
  Author: Castro, Joaquin
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Postponed
HB 415 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the information on the supplementary birth certificate of an adopted child.
  Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 420 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a subsidy under an adoption assistance agreement for certain adoptive parents of children in foster care.
  Author: Alonzo, Roberto
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 769 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the evaluation of potential foster parents and adoptive parents.
  Author: Lozano, J. M.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 835 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to standing for certain individuals to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
  Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1782 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a report on efforts made by the Department of Family and Protective Services to place children in adoptive homes.
  Author: Farias, Joe
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
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