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HB 1492 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to consideration of asbestos or silica trust claims in certain actions asserting asbestos- or silica-related injuries. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2904 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to dismissal of certain actions for an asbestos-related or silica-related injury. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 491 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to consideration of asbestos or silica trust claims in certain actions asserting asbestos- or silica-related injuries. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1325 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the dismissal of certain actions arising from exposure to asbestos and silica. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2545 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to settlement credits in asbestos and silica cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2034 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to asbestos and silica litigation. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1202 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to asbestos and silica litigation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1811 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the standard of causation in claims involving mesothelioma caused by exposure to asbestos fibers. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1123 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the standard of causation in claims involving mesothelioma caused by exposure to asbestos fibers. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 749 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Relating to the authority and salary of a district judge presiding over multidistrict litigation proceedings in cases involving claims for asbestos-related or silica-related injuries. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 8 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos and silica. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1850 79-0 (2005) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Relating to the exemption of certain projects from rules relating to asbestos abatement. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2786 79-0 (2005) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to certain methods of asbestos removal. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3415 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the transfer of asbestos-related claims by the judicial panel on multidistrict litigation. House: Judiciary Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3453 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the permit applications for municipal housing and other structures. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HCR 212 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Memorializing Congress not to override or preempt Texas' recent asbestos legislation. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
SB 15 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos and silica. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1111 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to investigation and testing, technical assistance, and certain other matters related to indoor air quality in state buildings. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1240 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al. Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos and to certain successor liability. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1723 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the performance of asbestos surveys. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2717 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to successor liability in asbestos claims. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
SB 496 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 599 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Corte, Frank
Relating to investigation and testing, technical assistance, and certain other matters related to indoor air quality in state buildings. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1723 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to successor liability in asbestos claims. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 47 78-1 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos or other mineral dusts. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 8 78-1 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos or other mineral dusts. Senate: State Affairs Placed on intent calendar
SB 41 78-1 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos and resulting illnesses. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 28 78-3 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to civil claims involving exposure to mineral dusts. Filed
HB 1278 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to an asbestos survey before issuance of a building permit to renovate or demolish certain buildings. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1279 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the application of certain licensing and registration requirements to activities involving resilient floor-covering material. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1927 77-0 (2001) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the installation of asbestos in public buildings; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2844 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Health to exempt certain projects from rules relating to asbestos abatement. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 509 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to an asbestos survey before issuance of a building permit to renovate or demolish certain buildings. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 674 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the application of certain licensing and registration requirements to activities involving resilient floor-covering material. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1357 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation of the removal of resilient floor-covering material. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2621 76-0 (1999) Author: Palmer, Sue Relating to the installation of asbestos in public buildings; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 2467 75-0 (1997) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in asbestos-related activities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2436 74-0 (1995) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in asbestos-related activities. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1680 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health over demolition and renovation activities to protect the public from emissions of asbestos. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1826 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to a municipality's retention of a person licensed to perform inspections, surveys or removal of asbestos. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1045 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health over demolition and renovation activities to protect the public from emissions of asbestos. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 79 72-0 (1991) Author: Clemons, Billy
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the exemption of certain activities from the licensing and registration requirements under Chapter 97, Acts of the 70th Legislature, Regular Session, 1987 (Article 4477-3a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 2303 72-0 (1991) Author: Watkins, Gary Relating to license verification by landfill operators of certain persons who dispose of waste containing asbestos. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2511 72-0 (1991) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in removing asbestos from public buildings or disturbing or encapsulating that asbestos; providing penalties. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Calendars
SB 58 72-0 (1991) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the exemption of certain activities from the licensing and registration requirements under Chapter 97, Acts of the 70th Legislature, Regular Session, 1987 (Article 4477-3a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 1341 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Clemons, Billy
Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in removing asbestos from public buildings or disturbing, encapsulating, or enclosing that asbestos; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 991 71-0 (1989) Author: Soileau, Curtis Relating to a moratorium on the disposal of asbestos and a study concerning asbestos; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1675 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the emergency removal of asbestos and the acquisition and installation of replacement materials at the Texas School for the Deaf; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2515 71-0 (1989) Author: Soileau, Curtis Relating to the location of facilities for the disposal of asbestos wastes. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 2898 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the time within which an action to recover damages resulting from the presence of asbestos-containing materials in a building or facility may be brought. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HJR 105 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Patricia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing a time within which asbestos cost-recovery actions may be brought. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 80 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in removing asbestos from public buildings or disturbing or encapsulating that asbestos; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1029 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the recovery of damages sustained by the State of Texas and its agencies due to the installation of asbestos products in State buildings. Senate: State Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote
SB 1043 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the financing of asbestos cleanup programs of school districts and setting maximum maturity dates for notes issued for such programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1361 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the location of facilities for the disposal of asbestos wastes. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1399 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to the time within which an action to recover damages resulting from the presence of asbestos-containing materials in a building or facility may be brought. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SJR 58 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing a time within which asbestos cost-recovery actions may be brought. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Pending in committee
HB 90 71-1 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in removing asbestos from public buildings or disturbing or encapsulating that asbestos; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 63 71-1 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in removing asbestos from public buildings or disturbing or encapsulating that asbestos; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
HB 9 71-2 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in removing asbestos from public buildings or disturbing or encapsulating that asbestos; providing penalties. House: Public Health Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 98 71-2 (1989) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the exemption of certain activities from the licensing and registration requirements under Chapter 97, Acts of the 70th Legislature, Regular Session, 1987 (Article 4477-3a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 36 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in the business of removing asbestos from public buildings or encapsulating that asbestos; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 931 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in the business of removing asbestos from public buildings or encapsulating that asbestos; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 926 69-0 (1985) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in the business of removing or encapsulating asbestos; providing penalties. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HCR 57 66-0 (1979) Author: Denton, Betty Directing the Texas Education Agency, the Air Control Board and Department of Health to investigate the extent of health risks from asbestos in public schools. House: Rules Referred to Committee on Rules
HB 670 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Gene To prohibit installation of asbestos or fiberglass lining or other insulation materials which comes into direct contact with air flow in interior of air duct systems in any building in the State; to protect the health and welfare of people of the State; to provide for penalties for violation of the Act; containing a savings clause; containing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Human Resources Committee hearing date
SB 776 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" To prohibit installation of asbestos or fiberglass lining or other insulation materials which comes into direct contact with air flow in interior of air duct systems in any building in the State; to protect the health and welfare of people of the State; to provide for penalties for violation of the Act; containing a savings clause; containing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Human Resources Committee hearing date

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