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HB 529 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting for certain persons. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 626 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to late applications for certain exemptions from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 916 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to requiring financial institutions to report the suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil and criminal penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 942 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a study on sexually transmitted diseases among elderly persons in this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 956 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 959 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 969 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1083 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to authorizing a regulatory authority to establish reduced water utility rates funded by donations for the benefit of certain elderly customers. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1473 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. 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. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1564 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the authority of an elderly or disabled person to defer or abate the collection of ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead if the homestead is subject to a mortgage. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1642 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to reporting requirements for investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation against residents of certain health facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1679 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the appraised value of a residence homestead, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increase in the exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1702 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the requirements for an application to vote an early voting ballot by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1772 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree 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. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1782 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2028 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the procedure for canceling a deferral or abatement of collection of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2081 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2236 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. 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. House: Ways & Means Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2268 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and a temporary protection of school districts against the resulting temporary loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2505 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the criteria for issuing a silver alert for a missing senior citizen. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2635 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of a property owner to pay certain deferred ad valorem taxes and interest in installments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2639 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Relating to an alert for a missing senior citizen or person with Alzheimer's disease. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2815 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to early in-person voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3019 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the prosecution for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3118 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3148 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on residence homesteads and certain property of disabled veterans and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3192 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the punishment and community supervision for certain offenses committed against a child, an elderly individual, or a disabled individual; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3224 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to requiring dealers and investment advisers to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3301 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al. Relating to the imposition of consecutive sentences for more than one criminal offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual arising out of the same criminal episode. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3522 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to the criteria for issuing a silver alert for a missing senior citizen. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3564 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the office of the state long-term care ombudsman; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3715 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to statewide alerts for missing adults. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3745 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to a fishing license fee waiver for certain residents. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3888 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of a restrictive covenant on property used as an assisted living facility. House: Business & Industry Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3921 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Relating to the financial exploitation of certain vulnerable adults. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3968 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to penalties assessed against certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3972 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the financial exploitation of certain elderly persons. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 4184 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to investigating an allegation of exploitation involving an elderly person or person with a disability. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4246 85-0 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana | et. al. Relating to sexual orientation and gender identity or expression with regards to the rights of the elderly. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 64 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 69 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the market value of a residence homestead and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 71 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 75 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to appropriate money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund and use the money to finance a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 76 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly or disabled persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 153 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting for certain persons. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 426 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 448 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the procedure for canceling a deferral or abatement of collection of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 791 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 792 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to requiring financial institutions to report the suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil and criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 932 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the licensing of, the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission's duties with respect to, and the administrative penalties for certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 998 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Canales, Terry
Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of exploitation of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1047 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Faircloth, Wayne
Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 1192 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to an alert for a missing senior citizen or person with Alzheimer's disease. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1250 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in the prosecution of certain offenses involving family violence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1368 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a study on the provision of vision services benefits to older individuals in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1369 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the prosecution for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1436 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and creating the offense of continuous injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1551 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the criteria for issuing a silver alert for a missing senior citizen. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1693 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to a study of seniors with a visual impairment by the Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 2023 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the implementation of the community living options information process for residents of certain facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2067 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the financial exploitation of certain vulnerable adults. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 2077 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of protective services and the conduct of certain investigations through the adult protective services program of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2149 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to early in-person voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
HB 55 85-1 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the appraised value of a residence homestead and a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increase in the exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 95 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. 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. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 108 85-1 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. 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. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 116 85-1 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas | et. al. Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on residence homesteads and certain property of disabled veterans and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 159 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will 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. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 167 85-1 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the imposition of consecutive sentences for more than one criminal offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual arising out of the same criminal episode. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 182 85-1 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the punishment and community supervision for certain offenses committed against a child, an elderly individual, or a disabled individual; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 190 85-1 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and a temporary protection of school districts against the resulting temporary loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 360 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 368 85-1 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the date on which changes to voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility take effect. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HJR 17 85-1 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a dollar amount or a percentage, whichever is greater, of the market value of a residence homestead and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increase in the exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 24 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the total market value of the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 51 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 36 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. Filed
HB 52 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 215 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to waiving the fee for a fishing license for residents of this state who are at least 65 years of age. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Postponed
HB 394 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the information in ad valorem tax appraisal records that may not be posted on the Internet by an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 536 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al. Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting for persons who are 65 years of age or older. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 550 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 834 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the criteria for issuing a silver alert for a missing senior citizen. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 958 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 982 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1286 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1337 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to requiring institutions and assisted living facilities to maintain guardianship orders of residents. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1463 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the procedure for canceling an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of an individual who is 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1464 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the procedure for determining that certain land is no longer eligible for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1519 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1929 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the payment in certain counties of expenses associated with the transportation of senior citizens and their caregivers for civic, community, educational, and recreational activities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2075 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2367 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris 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. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2399 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the effect on certain interest and penalties of the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2431 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to certain notices provided by the assessor or collector for, or an agent of, a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2538 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al. Relating to the designation of certain customer bill payment assistance program costs as an expense of operation that is a first lien against revenue securing certain public securities or obligations in certain municipalities. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2584 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the authority of the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission to adopt rules defining certain medical conditions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2588 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to disclosures by nursing facilities and assisted living facilities regarding certification or classification to provide specialized care, treatment, or personal care services to residents with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders and the authority of the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission to adopt rules defining those conditions; adding requirements for an occupational license. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2656 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals receiving services from certain providers. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2699 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the functions and operations of the Department of Aging and Disability Services; increasing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2930 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting for certain persons. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2998 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to adoption of the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3092 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide protective services to certain persons determined to be at risk of future harm from abuse, neglect, or exploitation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3311 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the scoring criteria for an application for a low income housing tax credit and the allocation of those credits to developments reserved for elderly persons. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3332 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain public hospitals to construct certain facilities and to provide certain services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3333 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the investment of funds by certain municipal hospital authorities. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3481 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to a fishing license fee waiver for certain residents. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 3755 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to administration of medication to residents of certain assisted living and boarding home facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3823 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Relating to rate-setting and data collection processes under the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3903 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 18 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 30 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 72 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 74 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 101 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 135 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes of a percentage, rather than a dollar amount, of the market value of a residence homestead and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect any increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 204 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the continuation of the functions of the Department of Aging and Disability Services; increasing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 219 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 278 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 515 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 785 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to requirements for assisted living facility license applicants. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 982 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting for certain persons. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1328 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation in homestead values, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1585 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Relating to a study on the feasibility of establishing a prepaid investment plan or other product to help citizens of this state finance and access residential care. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1592 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the designation of certain customer bill payment assistance program costs as an expense of operation that is a first lien against revenue securing certain public securities or obligations in certain municipalities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1641 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Toni | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide protective services to certain persons determined to be at risk of future harm from abuse, neglect, or exploitation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Postponed
SB 1694 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to certain exemptions from ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1793 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the exemption of certain mobility items and daily general use items for the elderly to be exempted from sales taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1880 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the authority of the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals receiving services from certain providers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1952 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1999 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to day activity and health services facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SJR 1 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, authorizing the legislature to prohibit a political subdivision that has adopted an optional residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation from reducing the amount of or repealing the exemption, and prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a transfer tax on a transaction that conveys fee simple title to real property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 21 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 28 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 46 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation in homestead values, and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 57 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and extending the number of days that certain tangible personal property that is exempt from ad valorem taxation due to its temporary location in this state may remain located in this state before forfeiting the right to the exemption. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 33 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to alternative methods of dispute resolution in certain disputes between the Department of Aging and Disability Services and an assisted living facility licensed by the department. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 43 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the establishment of the affordable assisted living facility program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 220 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to consecutive sentences for certain offenses involving injury to a child, an elderly individual, or a disabled individual and arising out of the same criminal episode. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 368 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 431 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to reconsideration of parole eligibility for certain inmates convicted of injury to a child, elderly person, or disabled person. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 862 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to the transfer of the limitation on school district, county, municipal, or junior college district ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a person who is elderly or disabled to a subsequent homestead of that person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 908 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the assessment of an elderly or disabled person's psychological status for purposes of an emergency order authorizing protective services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 913 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to licensing and regulation of certain facilities providing personal care to persons who are elderly or disabled. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 943 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the waiver of penalties and interest on a delinquent ad valorem tax on property owned by an individual diagnosed with certain forms of dementia. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1059 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to installment payments of the ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of certain individuals. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1110 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al. Relating to installment payments of the ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of certain individuals. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1234 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the eligibility of an inmate convicted of reckless injury to a child, elderly person, or disabled person for release to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1236 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to prohibiting deferred adjudication community supervision for defendants charged with felony offenses committed against children or elderly or disabled individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1273 83-0 (2013) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the Texas Certified Retirement Community Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1287 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the contents of an application by certain persons for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the person's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1311 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to a court cost assessed on conviction of certain offenses involving an elderly victim. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1760 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the provision of services to certain individuals with developmental disabilities by a state supported living center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1839 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the registration of certain voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1937 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to exempting residents who are at least 65 years of age from paying certain parks and wildlife fees. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1971 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to a pilot program conducted by the Department of Aging and Disability Services to authorize certain accreditation surveys of assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2070 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program for certain persons. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2323 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the extension of an emergency order for protective services for certain persons who are elderly or have disabilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2374 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of recipients of home health services; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2437 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to community homes for persons with disabilities. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2563 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an exemption from homeowners insurance rate increases for certain persons. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2675 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the eligibility of the former spouse of a person who is elderly or disabled to receive a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the spouse's residence homestead by certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2683 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to employment in certain consumer-directed services and by certain facilities and to the nurse aide registry and the employee misconduct registry. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2721 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term services and supports. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2979 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses involving injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3196 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to licensing and certification requirements for certain health facilities and to the allocation of Medicaid beds in certain of those facilities; increasing fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3312 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to an evaluation of the state supported living center system. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3527 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the criteria and requirements for the closure, consolidation, or consolidation plan of state supported living centers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HJR 56 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 119 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of the former spouse of a person who is elderly or disabled to receive a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed on the spouse's residence homestead by certain political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 152 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the protection and care of persons who are elderly or disabled or who are children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 489 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the taxing unit may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 732 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the Certified Retirement Community Program. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 994 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to a pilot program conducted by the Department of Aging and Disability Services to authorize certain accreditation surveys of assisted living facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1045 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to an evaluation of the state supported living center system. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1236 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to the extension of an emergency order for protective services for certain persons who are elderly or have disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1361 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to a bill of rights for persons receiving Medicaid long-term services and supports under state benefits programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1693 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the management of federal and state funds for the Texas Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program, and other programs directed toward the accommodation of pedestrians, bicyclists, persons with disabilities, children, senior citizens, users of public transportation, and persons of all ages and abilities on separate facilities and in conjunction with motorists on street and highway corridors, hereafter the "All-Ages, Active, Safe, and Economical Transportation in Texas (AASETT)" program. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SJR 32 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision other than a school district to establish a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that the political subdivision may impose on the residence homesteads of persons who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 56 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 288 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to prohibitions on the use of a wireless communication device while using certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 309 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the supportive living facility pilot program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 329 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a pilot project to establish a comprehensive access point for long-term services and supports provided to older persons and persons with physical disabilities. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 550 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to an exemption to the requirement for a fishing license for residents of a certain age. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 598 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to requiring certain applicants for motor vehicle registration to provide proof that the applicant holds a valid driver's license. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 732 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district from $15,000 to $30,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 985 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of residents of certain facilities; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1032 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to a rescission period for annuity contracts. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1104 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the phasing out of ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly persons by 2021. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1416 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the authority of the Childress County Hospital District to provide facilities and services for persons who are elderly or disabled; providing authority to issue bonds and notes. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1543 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of an elderly or disabled person to receive a limitation of school district, county, municipal, or junior college district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1601 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to consecutive sentences for certain offenses involving injury to a child, an elderly individual, or a disabled individual and arising out of the same criminal episode. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2041 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to alternative methods of dispute resolution in certain disputes between the Department of Aging and Disability Services and an assisted living facility licensed by the department. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2109 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to agency action concerning assisted living facilities, including regulation of inappropriate placement of residents at facilities; providing a penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2609 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to convictions barring employment at or by certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2808 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the issuance of disabled parking placards to elderly persons. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2903 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3206 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to treatment of identity theft as a form of exploitation of an elderly or disabled person. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3304 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to creating the offense of exploitation of an elderly individual; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3315 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to an adjustment of the limitations on school district, county, municipal, and junior college district ad valorem taxes on residential homesteads of elderly and disabled persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3488 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the requirements for demonstrating eligibility for an ad valorem tax exemption for the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3538 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision or on super-intensive supervision parole. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3763 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to the release of inmates in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or other forms of supervised release. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HJR 21 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 68 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes from $15,000 to $30,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 83 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment to phase out ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly persons by 2021. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 101 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a disabled person to receive a limitation on school district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person's death. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 139 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to revise the ad valorem tax limitations on residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons and their surviving spouses to take into account certain residence homestead exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 30 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a pilot project to establish a comprehensive single point of entry for long-term services and supports provided to the aged and physically disabled individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 75 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the imposition of background and criminal history check requirements for operators and employees of, and certain other persons at, facilities and agencies licensed by the Department of Aging and Disability Services; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 220 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to guardianships, including the assessment of prospective wards for, and the provision of, guardianship services by the Department of Aging and Disability Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 221 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services, including protective services and investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation for certain adults who are elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 222 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to access to certain long-term care services and supports under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 223 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to certain facilities and care providers, including providers under the state Medicaid program; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 276 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to a rescission period for annuity contracts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 628 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the authority of the Childress County Hospital District to provide facilities and services for persons who are elderly or disabled; providing authority to issue bonds and notes. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1016 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the use of a checklist during the investigation of abuse or neglect at nursing homes and related institutions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1452 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to unannounced on-site surveys of Home and Community-based Services provider homes. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1878 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1883 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the factors to be considered by the Board of Pardons and Paroles in establishing parole guidelines. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 37 82-1 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a pilot project to establish a comprehensive access point for long-term services and supports provided to older persons and persons with physical disabilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 16 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 87 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 216 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the regulation of certain boarding home facilities and assisted living facilities; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 442 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 452 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 610 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the establishment of the Legislative Committee on Aging and other initiatives relating to the aging population of this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 668 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $30,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 703 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to fall prevention awareness. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 725 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Relating to utility bill payment protection for elderly or disabled persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 731 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 802 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of the lifespan respite services program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 841 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to utility bill payment protection for elderly or disabled persons, or persons with special medical needs. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 918 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to general fishing license fees for residents 65 years old or over. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 944 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to in-prison geriatric communities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 968 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the use of crossbows for hunting. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1037 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. 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. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1129 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the authority of a hospital district to establish an ad valorem tax freeze on the residence homesteads of disabled or elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1186 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the transfer or discharge of certain residents in certain assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1388 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a fee charged by a consumer reporting agency for the placement, removal, or temporary lifting of a security freeze on the consumer file of certain elderly persons. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1398 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a pilot project to establish a comprehensive single point of entry for long-term services and supports provided to older persons and persons with physical disabilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1458 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to insurance rates for residential property insurance policyholders at least 65 years of age. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1519 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the disconnection of electric services to certain customers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1590 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to consecutive sentences for certain offenses involving injury to a child, an elderly individual, or a disabled individual and arising out of the same criminal episode. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1702 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the posting on the comptroller's Internet website certain information related to bonds issued by local governments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1729 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to certain requirements regarding the provision of home and community-based services under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1857 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the sale of charitable gift annuities. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1859 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the maturity dates of certain annuities. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1895 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to authorization for the Department of Aging and Disability Services to conduct a desk review instead of an inspection when issuing a license after a change in ownership of certain facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1897 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to transportation services provided to aged or disabled clients of certain programs and facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2248 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to an emergency management plan for certain health care facilities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2260 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to a determination of whether a probate court of this state is a more appropriate forum than a court of another state with respect to guardianship proceedings involving adults. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2328 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the punishment for certain fraud offenses committed against elderly individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2329 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to employment at or by certain facilities serving the elderly or person with disabilities. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2465 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to taking a deposition of an elderly or disabled victim of or witness to an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2522 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the circumstances under which the Department of Public Safety may issue a silver alert for a missing senior citizen. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2632 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to a demonstration project to reduce social isolation among the elderly. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2652 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to a rescission period for annuity contracts. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2878 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to the establishment for purposes of ad valorem taxation of an initial limit on the appraised value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that was rehabilitated or constructed as a replacement residence under the federal community development block grant program or a housing rehabilitation program of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3112 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the referral of an elderly or disabled person to the Department of Aging and Disability Services and the determination by that agency of the need for a guardianship for that person. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3260 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to delivery of certain services through consumer direction to elderly persons and persons with disabilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3263 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a home- and community-based services workforce council. House: Human Services Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3367 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to informal caregiver support services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3371 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to requiring training in geriatric medicine as a requisite for certain medical degrees. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3540 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the creation of a statewide initiative to increase independent, affordable housing for elderly or homeless persons and persons with disabilities. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3716 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to an annual report regarding the death of certain individuals with developmental disabilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3737 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to criminal history checks for employees of, and applicants for employment at, special care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3898 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the establishment of an Alzheimer's disease registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3958 81-0 (2009) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the administrative personnel, human resources, and payroll functions of state schools for persons with mental retardation. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4154 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the creation by the Health and Human Services Commission of a volunteer advocate program for certain elderly individuals. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4160 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to health and human services programs designed to assist elderly individuals. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4308 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the placement of certain persons with mental retardation. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4692 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the deferred collection of taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled individual. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 4697 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to an exemption of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homestead of an elderly person from ad valorem taxation by a fresh water supply district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 6 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt a portion of the assessed value of the residence homestead of an elderly person from ad valorem taxation by a fresh water supply district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 11 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 18 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 41 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $30,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 45 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 57 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a hospital district to establish an ad valorem tax freeze on residence homesteads of disabled or elderly persons and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 91 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation an initial limit on the appraised value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that was rehabilitated or constructed as a replacement residence under the federal community development block grant program or a housing rehabilitation program of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 46 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to tuition exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain students who volunteer for outreach programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 67 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the imposition of background and criminal history check requirements for operators and employees of certain facilities and agencies serving children, the elderly, or persons who are disabled; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 137 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 265 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to benefits and protections for certain residential electric customers. Senate: Business & Commerce Postponed
SB 277 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services, including protective services and investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation for certain adults who are elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 302 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the implementation of an in-home caregiver demonstration project under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 630 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to utility bill payment protection for elderly or disabled persons. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 785 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the employee misconduct registry and employee certification posting requirements for certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 943 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a pilot project to establish a comprehensive single point of entry for long-term services and supports provided to the aged and physically disabled individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1124 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to authorization for the Department of Aging and Disability Services to conduct a desk review instead of an inspection when issuing a license after a change in ownership of certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1168 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to a rescission period for annuity contracts. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1230 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the Legislative Committee on Aging and other initiatives relating to the aging population of this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1484 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to delivery of certain services through consumer direction to elderly persons and persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1766 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to informal caregiver support services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1850 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the establishment of a home- and community-based services workforce council. House: Human Services
Senate: Economic Development
Record vote
SB 2067 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc
Relating to access to precinct conventions by the elderly and persons with physical disabilities. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2116 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to a pilot program to provide community-based alternatives under the Medicaid program for certain individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2139 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff 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. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 5 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the school district's tax rate and protecting a school district against any resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 74 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the school district's tax rate and protecting a school district against any resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 84 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to issuance and renewal of a driver's license of an elderly person. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 145 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to exempting certain individuals from general fishing license fees. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 157 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to a silver alert for missing senior citizens. House: Law Enforcement Laid on the table subject to call
HB 407 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the establishment of a home-delivered meal grant program in the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 483 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000, adjusting the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 577 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to safeguards for certain customers of retail public utilities in the electric power market. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 687 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the application of the general fishing license requirement to residents 65 years of age or older. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 751 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to general fishing license fees for residents 65 years old or over. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 763 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to in-prison geriatric communities. House: Corrections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 865 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to a silver alert for missing senior citizens. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 870 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $25,000, adjusting the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 942 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1036 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to a silver alert for missing senior citizens. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 1080 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and any reduction in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1168 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Relating to licensing and regulation by a state agency. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1334 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the use of crossbows by certain individuals. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1366 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the Legislative Blue Ribbon Panel on Aging Issues. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1494 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to calculation of the ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1715 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to the regulation of certain long-term care facilities, including the establishment of late fees and changes to administrative penalties, and relating to the office of long-term care ombudsman. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2025 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to the design and installation of signs at certain crosswalks used regularly by elderly pedestrians. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2064 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of income in determining eligibility for services provided to certain functionally disabled individuals through the community attendant services program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2087 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to the holding by a county, municipality, or junior college district of a petition-initiated election on whether to establish a limitation on increases in the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed by the county, municipality, or junior college district on residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2139 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to retaliation for reports of possible abuse, neglect, or exploitation of certain persons receiving home and community-based services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2474 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to the transfer or discharge of certain residents in certain assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2554 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the organization and employees of the Department of Aging and Disability Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2555 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to licensing, regulation, and reporting regarding certain facilities providing personal care to persons with disabilities; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2582 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to prohibiting employer retaliation against certain employees who report abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an elderly or disabled person. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2616 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to utility bill payment protection for elderly or disabled persons. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 2691 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to grants provided to local guardianship programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2856 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to the creation of the lifespan respite services pilot program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3514 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the disclosure by the Texas Department of Public Safety to appraisal districts of driver's license records and personal identification certificate records, or certain information in those records, for use in determining an individual's eligibility for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3667 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to the establishment of a limit on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that is constructed under the federal community development block grant program or a housing rehabilitation program of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and that replaces the person's former residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3760 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to expansion of the use of consumer direction for delivery of certain services to persons with disabilities and elderly persons. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3766 80-0 (2007) Author: O'Day, Mike | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a self-determination pilot program by the Department of Aging and Disability Services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 1 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 5 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to establish a limit on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that is constructed under the federal community development block grant program or a housing rehabilitation program of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and that replaces the person's former residence homestead. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 18 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 55 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and any reduction in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 60 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes and providing that state appropriations made for the purpose of directly reducing local property taxes do not count against the constitutional state spending limit. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
SB 180 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to issuance and renewal of a driver's license of an elderly person. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Law Enforcement
SB 286 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a home-delivered meal grant program in the Department of Agriculture. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 321 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the school district's tax rate and protecting a school district against any resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 582 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the school district's tax rate and protecting a school district against any resulting loss in local revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 690 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to licensing and regulation of certain facilities providing personal care to elderly or disabled persons; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 738 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to long-term care insurance and a partnership for long-term care program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 744 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to retaliation for reports of possible abuse, neglect, or exploitation of certain persons receiving home and community-based services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 946 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1259 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to safeguards for certain customers of retail public utilities in the electric power market. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1315 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Relating to a silver alert for missing senior citizens. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1766 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to expansion of the use of consumer direction for delivery of certain services to persons with disabilities and elderly persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 2041 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to immunity from civil and criminal liability for area agencies on aging and employees and volunteers of those agencies when conducting certain elections. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 13 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes for the 2006 and 2007 tax years. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 24 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 27 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 6 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Relating to protective services; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 114 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 448 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to in-prison geriatric communities. House: Corrections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 470 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to local delivery of aging, disability, behavioral health, and mental retardation services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 660 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to training in gerontology for certain health care practitioners. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 671 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the prosecution of an offense involving injury to certain individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 713 79-0 (2005) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al. Relating to the punishment for forgery committed against an elderly person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 714 79-0 (2005) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al. Relating to the punishment for criminal simulation committed against an elderly person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 715 79-0 (2005) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al. Relating to the punishment for credit card or debit card abuse committed against an elderly person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 716 79-0 (2005) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al. Relating to the punishment for false statements to obtain property or credit committed against an elderly person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 717 79-0 (2005) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al. Relating to the punishment for fraudulent use or possession of an elderly person's identifying information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 768 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to authorizing a county clerk to mail an application to vote by mail to all voters who are 65 years of age or older. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 778 79-0 (2005) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the crime of issuance of a bad check committed against an elderly person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 920 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to protective and guardianship services for elderly and disabled persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1038 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to certain reduced fees for a license to carry a concealed handgun. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1148 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the exemption of the residence homesteads of elderly persons from ad valorem taxation and the deferral or abatement of the collection of delinquent taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1218 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to reporting requirements concerning investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation of elderly or disabled persons; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1376 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to criminal history record checks for potential residents of nursing homes. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1377 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the maintenance of area agencies on aging that provide services for the aging and persons with disabilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1663 79-0 (2005) Author: Blake, Jr., Roy Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas Certified Retirement Community Program. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1969 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the immunization of elderly persons by certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1982 79-0 (2005) Author: Blake, Jr., Roy | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas Certified Retirement Community Program. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2074 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to providing medical assistance for care in an assisted living facility. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2213 79-0 (2005) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the punishment for certain crimes of fraud committed against elderly persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2227 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to contracting for transportation services to day activity and health services program facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2230 79-0 (2005) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to fees paid by persons 65 years of age or older for certain hunting and fishing privileges. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2254 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to reducing the penalty for a failure by a disabled or elderly person to make a timely installment payment of ad valorem taxes imposed on the person's residence homestead. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2328 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homesteads of certain elderly individuals by a county. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2352 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to permitting an elderly or disabled person who owns property designated as a homestead to transfer the ownership of the property and the benefits and protections of the homestead designation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2459 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the establishment of homeland security training programs for older persons by the Department of Aging and Disability Services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2850 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to establishing a pilot program to provide nutritional supplements and products to certain elderly persons. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3326 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the establishment of a prescription drug consumer information and technical assistance program by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3348 79-0 (2005) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to admitting certain residents to nursing homes or related institutions. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HJR 68 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit a county to establish an ad valorem tax freeze on the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 69 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit an elderly or disabled person who owns property designated as a homestead to transfer the ownership of the property and the benefits and protections that result from that designation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 2197 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
SB 6 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al.
Relating to protective services and certain family law matters; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 194 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to local delivery of aging, disability, behavioral health, and mental retardation services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 652 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the exemption of the residence homesteads of elderly persons from ad valorem taxation and the deferral or abatement of the collection of delinquent taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 655 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the establishment of a prescription drug consumer information and technical assistance program by the Department of State Health Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 773 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the exemption of the residence homesteads of elderly persons from ad valorem taxation and the deferral or abatement of the collection of delinquent taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1321 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas Certified Retirement Community Program. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1330 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the immunization of elderly persons by certain health care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1586 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to community-based assisted living services for certain elderly residents. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SR 1061 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
HB 115 79-1 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 122 79-1 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to providing an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the full value of the residence homesteads of individuals 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 11 79-1 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the school district residence homestead property tax exemption to $45,000 and providing for a corresponding adjustment of the limitation on school taxes on residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 24 79-1 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to reduce the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person in proportion to any reduction in the tax rate of the school district. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HJR 25 79-1 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a corresponding adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons. House: Ways & Means Recommitted to committee
HJR 26 79-1 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation the full value of the residence homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 14 79-2 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in school district ad valorem tax rates, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 42 79-2 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to providing an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the full value of the residence homesteads of individuals 65 years of age or older. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 12 79-2 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in school district ad valorem tax rates. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Withdrawn from calendar
HJR 13 79-2 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase or reduce, as applicable, the amount of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person in proportion to any increase or reduction in the tax rate of the school district. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 14 79-2 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in school district ad valorem tax rates. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HJR 24 79-2 (2005) Author: Merritt, Tommy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the school district residence homestead property tax exemption to $22,500 and providing for a corresponding reduction of the limitation on school taxes on residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
HB 72 79-3 (2006) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any change in the school district's tax rate and protecting a school district against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Meeting cancelled
HB 86 79-3 (2006) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 99 79-3 (2006) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district to $45,000, providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the school district's ad valorem tax rate, and protecting school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 124 79-3 (2006) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to authorizing an increase in the minimum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for the elderly and disabled and increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from school district taxation for the elderly and disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 26 79-3 (2006) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any change in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Meeting cancelled
HJR 27 79-3 (2006) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 29 79-3 (2006) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 30 79-3 (2006) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes to $45,000 and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in the rate of the tax imposed for those purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 32 79-3 (2006) Author: Edwards, Al Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize an increase in the minimum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for the elderly and disabled and an increase in the maximum amount of the residence homestead exemption from school district taxation for the elderly and disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 86 78-0 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to taxes on the homesteads of the elderly. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 136 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to limiting the amount of county, municipal, or junior college district ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homesteads of the disabled and of the elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 150 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the establishment of a geriatrics research academy at the Texas Tech University campus in El Paso. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 217 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation on the residence homestead of an elderly person or a disabled person and to the limiting of the amount of school district ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on that homestead. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 324 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the application of fishing and hunting license requirements to a person at least 70 years of age. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HB 362 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to in-prison geriatric communities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 420 78-0 (2003) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the punishment for certain property offenses committed against an elderly individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 493 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to the continuation of the Texas Department on Aging. House: Human Services
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Organization
HB 498 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to certain reduced fees for a license to carry a concealed handgun. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 536 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the calculation of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of certain elderly persons. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 700 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the amount of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that is exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Local Government Ways and Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 701 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on increasing the total amount of ad valorem taxes imposed by a taxing unit other than a hospital district on the residence homestead of a disabled person, an elderly person, or an elderly person's surviving spouse. House: Local Government Ways and Means No action taken in committee
HB 759 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a transportation service to facilitate the purchase of medications near the state border with the United Mexican States. House: Border and International Affairs Failed to pass
HB 837 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homestead of an elderly person. House: Local Government Ways and Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1090 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department on Aging to establish a prescription drug information and assistance program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1188 78-0 (2003) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the punishment for certain theft and fraud offenses committed against an elderly individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1268 78-0 (2003) Author: Seaman, Gene
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to outpatient drug benefit coverage in certain health insurance policies and discount drug programs. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1426 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to creating offenses for abandoning or endangering an elderly individual or disabled individual and for failing to provide certain care for a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1613 78-0 (2003) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the offense of aggravated sexual assault against a disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1667 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to a fee imposed on real estate transactions to fund a housing repair program for elderly individuals of low income. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1671 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to prices of certain prescription drugs. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1676 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to Internet access to information on prescription drug prices. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1694 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to training in gerontology for certain health care practitioners. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1785 78-0 (2003) Author: Merritt, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a geriatric education and care research center for the Texas-Louisiana border region. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1938 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to prices of certain prescription drugs. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1971 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to convictions barring employment in certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2408 78-0 (2003) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the prosecution and punishment of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2547 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem taxes due on the residence homestead of an elderly person. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 2702 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to immunization programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2919 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas Certified Retirement Community Program. House: Economic Development Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3059 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the administration and functions of the Texas Department on Aging and to the transfer of certain programs and activities to the Texas Department on Aging. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3399 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to an increase in sales tax to fund Health and Human Services. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3483 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to certain programs operated under the medical assistance program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Meeting cancelled
HB 3504 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the deferral or abatement of the collection of taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HCR 94 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan Encouraging the Texas Workforce Commission and the Texas Department on Aging to establish a memorandum of understanding and a process to promote local partnerships relevant to a coordinated delivery of support services to older workforce development participants. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HCR 125 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Carona, John
Directing the Texas Department on Aging to lead a partnership of state agencies in support of a web, print, and phone-based information system for older Texans. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Sent to the Governor
HJR 16 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a county, a city or town, or a junior college district to establish an ad valorem tax freeze on residence homesteads of the disabled and of the elderly and their spouses. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 37 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the market value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that may be exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Local Government Ways and Means Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
HJR 38 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit increases in ad valorem taxes imposed by a political subdivision other than a hospital district on the residence homestead of a disabled person, an elderly person, or an elderly person's surviving spouse. House: Local Government Ways and Means No action taken in committee
HJR 57 78-0 (2003) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to require an annual adjustment of the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes for persons 70 years of age or older to correspond to the average market value of a single-family residence in this state. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HJR 60 78-0 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit increases in ad valorem taxes imposed by a political subdivision on the residence homestead of an elderly person or the person's surviving spouse. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HJR 75 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the creation, by local option election, of the office of county senior citizens advisor. House: County Affairs Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
SB 62 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the next of kin's or guardian's right to request an autopsy on the death of a resident of a convalescent or nursing home. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 262 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to the continuation of the Texas Department on Aging. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 450 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to outpatient drug benefit coverage in certain health insurance policies and discount drug programs. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 827 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to creating offenses for abandoning or endangering an elderly individual or disabled individual and for failing to provide certain care for a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 837 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Riddle, Debbie
Relating to the offense of aggravated sexual assault against a disabled or elderly individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1073 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to convictions barring employment in certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1642 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Merritt, Tommy | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a geriatric education and care research center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1676 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to prices of certain prescription drugs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 20 78-1 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to creating offenses for abandoning or endangering an elderly individual or disabled individual and for failing to provide certain care for a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 60 77-0 (2001) Author: Clark, Ron | et. al. Relating to the punishment for theft committed against elderly individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 195 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the analysis of information identifying persons committing or suspected of committing certain property offenses against elderly individuals. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 506 77-0 (2001) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the transfer of a limitation on school district ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of an elderly person to a subsequent homestead. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 772 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the eligibility of certain offenders for medically recommended intensive supervision and the provision of facilities for those offenders. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 859 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to in-prison geriatric communities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 883 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the amount of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that is exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 887 77-0 (2001) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to the application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation on the homestead of a person who is 65 or older. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Posting rule suspended
HB 1094 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the creation of a state prescription drug program for certain Medicare beneficiaries. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1152 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the provision of prescribed medications and community and personal care services under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1179 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to protective services for the elderly and disabled persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1231 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to prices of prescription drugs provided to Medicare recipients by pharmacies participating in the Medicaid Vendor Drug Program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1272 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John Relating to exempting elderly license holders from certain requirements for the renewal of a real estate broker license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1420 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the definition of the practice of law. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1421 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to the continuation of the Texas Department on Aging. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1482 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to certain exemptions from fishing license fee requirements. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1550 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to the punishment for theft committed against elderly individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1559 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to designation of certain caregivers as life insurance beneficiaries. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1621 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the representation of the transportation disadvantaged in mass transportation. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1813 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the misapplication of fiduciary property by certain persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1883 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to durable powers of attorney and statutory durable powers of attorney. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1940 77-0 (2001) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the proration of the taxes imposed on a residence homestead in a year in which a residence homestead exemption for an elderly person terminates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 1967 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny Relating to a state prescription drug plan for certain older individuals and individuals who have serious health care conditions. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2222 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 2225 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the amount of exemplary damages that may be awarded in actions involving injury to an elderly individual or a disabled individual. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2227 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE). House: Human Services Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2240 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to limiting the transfer of the school district ad valorem tax freeze on the residence homesteads of the elderly to different homesteads in the same school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2241 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the creation of a state prescription drug program for certain Medicare beneficiaries. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2284 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann Relating to consideration of assets and resources for purposes of determining eligibility of certain low-income Medicare beneficiaries for Medicaid. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2406 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to a supplemental health benefit plan for certain individuals. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2416 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to limiting the amount of county or municipal ad valorem taxes that may be imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2584 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a commission to study geriatrics as a requisite for medical school graduation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2739 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the repeal of the additional pro-rated tax levied on residential property which no longer qualifies for homestead exemption and which was owned by persons over 65 years of age. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2927 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to temperature regulation of certain facilities that serve older persons. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2928 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to an interim committee to study debit card fraud on certain individuals. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3335 77-0 (2001) Author: Telford, Barry
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to duties and immunities of certain persons with cause to believe that an elderly or disabled person is in a state of abuse, neglect, or exploitation. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3339 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the authority of a school district to exempt from ad valorem taxation the property of an elderly disabled veteran. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HJR 7 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a county or a city or town to establish an ad valorem tax freeze on residence homesteads of the elderly and their spouses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 49 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the market value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person that may be exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 1299 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1094. Reported enrolled
SB 33 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of prescribed medications and community and personal care services under the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 328 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the statute of limitations for purposes of prosecuting certain offenses involving injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 446 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the application of the fishing license requirement to a person who is at least 65 years of age. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 535 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department on Aging. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 556 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to prices of prescription drugs provided to certain Medicare recipients by certain pharmacies participating in the Medicaid vendor drug program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 664 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the investigation of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of persons in certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 691 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the creation of an assisted living facility trust fund. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 895 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to the creation of a state prescription drug program for certain Medicare beneficiaries. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 908 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE). House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1259 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the representation of the transportation disadvantaged in mass transportation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1401 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the application of the fishing license requirement to a person who is at least 65 years of age. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1702 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the optional exemption from jury duty based on age. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 20 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to issuance and renewal of a driver's license of an elderly person. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 48 76-0 (1999) Author: Clark, Ron | et. al. Relating to the punishment for theft committed against elderly individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 51 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to permit certain persons to perform services or to provide persons to perform services for the taxing unit in lieu of paying ad valorem taxes owed to the unit. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 118 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the punishment for certain offenses committed against elderly individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 374 76-0 (1999) Author: Culberson, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the deferral or abatement of a suit to collect delinquent taxes on the homestead of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Jurisprudence
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 435 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the punishment for certain theft committed against elderly individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 536 76-0 (1999) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the exemption of certain persons from grand jury service. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 575 76-0 (1999) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation on the homestead of a person who is 65 or older. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 605 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to reports regarding a missing child or missing person and to the responsibility of local law enforcement to investigate certain missing person reports; creating an offense. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 653 76-0 (1999) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the optional exemption from jury duty based on age. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 687 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the application of the fishing license requirement to a person who is at least 65 years of age. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 805 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to a mandatory limitation on premium increases for motor vehicle insurance for certain policyholders and other covered persons who are 65 years of age or older. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 810 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the punishment for certain offenses committed against elderly individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1261 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to listing certain incidents of abuse or neglect by a nurse's aide in a convalescent or nursing home or related institution. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1459 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to facilities and services for the care of the elderly or a person with a disability in certain municipal hospital authorities. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1545 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to accessibility standards at polling places and precinct convention places for the elderly and persons with physical disabilities. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1596 76-0 (1999) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to certain exemptions from hunting or fishing license fee requirements. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1677 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to immunizations for elderly residents of nursing homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1698 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to certain early voting processes and procedures. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 1978 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to exempting property owned by organizations that provide support to elderly persons from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 2037 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to late fees for the renewal of the licenses of home and community support services agencies. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2161 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to standards and other requirements for long-term care insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2170 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to investigations and protective services for elderly and disabled persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2523 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to home security system contracts. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 2955 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the creation of and transfer of certain programs to a long-term care agency on human services, aging, health, and rehabilitation and the transfer of certain functions from the Department on Aging to the Independent Aging Policy Council. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2964 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to limitations on the transfer of a school district ad valorem tax freeze on the residence homestead of an elderly person. House: Public Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3128 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to a rental assistance pilot program to expand housing options for elderly residents with low income. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3321 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the creation of a state registry of certain adult day-care workers. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3322 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to explaining services provided by adult day care and adult day health care facilities to applicants for those services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3340 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a rental housing pilot program to expand long-term care housing options for elderly residents of this state with low, very low, or extremely low income. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 3451 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to arbitration to resolve certain matters relating to nursing homes and related institutions. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3452 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to binding arbitration to resolve certain disputes involving certain residential and custodial facilities licensed by the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3522 76-0 (1999) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al. Relating to a mandatory limitation on premium increases for certain policyholders who are 65 years of age or older. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HJR 4 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the exemption of property owned by institutions engaged primarily in public charitable functions from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 217 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to the exemption of certain persons from grand jury service. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 374 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to the provision of certain long-term care services, to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department on Aging, and to the eventual consolidation of the Texas Department of Human Services and the Texas Department on Aging into a new agency on aging and disability services. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 436 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to a disclosure required in certain offers by mail to purchase mineral or royalty interests. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 864 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to immunizations for elderly residents of nursing homes. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 1210 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the limitation of school district ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1247 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to a rental assistance pilot program to expand housing options for elderly residents with low income. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 1461 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the calculation of a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation and the limitation of school taxes on the homestead of an elderly person if the owner of the homestead qualifies for the exemption or limitation after the beginning of a tax year. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1474 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a rental assistance pilot program to expand housing options for elderly residents with low income. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 41 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the authority of a school district to permit certain persons to perform services for the district in lieu of paying ad valorem taxes owed to the district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 118 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al. Relating to increased civil penalties for deceptive trade practices against elderly consumers. House: Civil Practices Considered in Calendars
HB 195 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the punishment of theft committed against elderly individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 446 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the establishment of trusts for certain recipients of medical assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 595 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to development of a statewide consumer guide for senior citizens. House: Human Services Subcommittee members named
HB 652 75-0 (1997) Author: Haggerty, Pat Amending Article 3.70-13, relating to certain policies continuous. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 734 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to development of a statewide consumer guide for senior citizens. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1347 75-0 (1997) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the transfer of the school tax freeze on the homestead of an elderly person to a newly acquired homestead. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1774 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to the punishment for certain offenses against the elderly. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1850 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to protective services for elderly and disabled persons; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1942 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to creating the home and community personal attendant services program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1944 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the reimbursement of service providers by area agencies on aging. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2239 75-0 (1997) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to utility services for certain dwellings. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2409 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to creating a licensing program for adult foster care homes. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3080 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to the exemption from and limitations on ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly individuals and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3100 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to rights of the elderly. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3120 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to rights of the elderly. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3498 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the limitation on county and municipal ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3499 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to transferring the school tax freeze on homesteads of the elderly. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HCR 136 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Endorsing the Texas Department on Aging's initiative to prepare for an aging society. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 38 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for transferring the school tax freeze on the homestead of an elderly person to a new homestead in certain circumstances. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select No action taken in committee
HJR 57 75-0 (1997) Author: Alexander, Clyde Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to transferring the school tax freeze on homesteads of the elderly. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Left pending in committee
HJR 119 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to transferring the school tax freeze on homesteads of the elderly. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HJR 120 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit county and municipal ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 61 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Relating to the penalty for failure to report abuse of persons who are elderly or disabled. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 262 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Counts, David | et. al.
Relating to employment in a nursing home or other facility serving the elderly or disabled. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 273 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Relating to development of a statewide consumer guide for senior citizens and to coordination of state activities relating to aging; authorizing a study relating to long-term health care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 281 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to development of a statewide consumer guide for senior citizens. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1007 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Hirschi, John
Relating to increased civil penalties for deceptive trade practices against elderly consumers. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1437 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from and limitations on ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly individual and the individual's surviving spouse and to the termination of that exemption if that homestead ceases to be the homestead of that elderly individual or surviving spouse. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1449 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the exemption from and limitations on ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of elderly individuals and their surviving spouses. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1529 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the provision of housing and utility services for certain dwellings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1640 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Relating to transferring the school tax freeze on homesteads of the elderly. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1641 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Relating to the limitation on county and municipal ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 36 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Endorsing the Texas Department on Aging's initiative to prepare for an aging society. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SJR 22 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for transferring the school tax freeze on the homestead of an elderly person to a new homestead in certain circumstances. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SJR 43 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Hilbert, Paul
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for limitations on increases in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation and for the transfer to a different residence homestead of the school property tax freeze on residence homesteads of the elderly and their spouses. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 44 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit county and municipal ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 29 74-0 (1995) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to tuition-free higher education of senior citizens. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 49 74-0 (1995) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the authority of a school district to permit certain persons to perform services for the district in lieu of paying ad valorem taxes owed to the district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 145 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to the punishment of theft committed against elderly individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 274 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan | et. al. Relating to increased civil penalties for deceptive trade practices against elderly consumers. House: Civil Practices Coauthor Authorized
HB 621 74-0 (1995) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to an exemption for senior citizens from the red drum tag requirement. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 903 74-0 (1995) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to merging the Texas Department on Aging into the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1111 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy | et. al.
Relating to the provision of protective services to persons who are elderly or disabled. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1127 74-0 (1995) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/96
HB 1520 74-0 (1995) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to health care, including powers and duties of the center for rural health initiatives, powers and duties of registered nurses and physician assistants, managed health care plans for certain inmates, and health facilities and services for the elderly or disabled. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2238 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the provision of protective services to persons who are elderly or disabled. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2334 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to local access to certain services for the elderly. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2335 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to coordinated and efficient long-term care planning and access. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2397 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the training of health care professionals in geriatric health care issues. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2628 74-0 (1995) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to the creation of the offense of indecency with an elderly or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2660 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to area agencies on aging and the coordination of their planning and services within health and human services regions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
HB 2703 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of the Texas Department on Aging to participate in certain block grant programs. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2704 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy | et. al.
Relating to criminal history checks of employees and applicants for employment in certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2705 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to creation of the Office of Public Guardian. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2891 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to reports to the legislature by state health and human services agencies and to the long-term care state plan for the elderly. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 3074 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to reduced fees for certain holders of a state parklands passport. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to subcommittee
HJR 64 74-0 (1995) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Proposing a constitutional amendment exempting from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 103 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to providing guardianship services and a pooled income trust for incapacitated persons. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 210 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to the punishment of theft committed against elderly individuals. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 214 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to increased civil penalties for deceptive trade practices against elderly consumers. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 259 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David Relating to the authority of a school district to permit certain persons to perform services for the district in lieu of paying ad valorem taxes owed to the district. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 654 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to early voting by mail for persons over 65 years of age or with a physical disability. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 673 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to health care, including but not limited to powers and duties of the center for rural health initiatives, powers and duties of registered nurses and physician assistants, managed health care plans for certain inmates, and health facilities and services for the elderly or disabled; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 913 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to retaliation against a resident of a nursing home or related institution for reports of abuse or neglect. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 926 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to an exemption of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person from ad valorem taxation by a school district. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1059 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the training of licensed or certified individuals providing services to geriatric residents as employees of certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1131 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to offenses committed against the elderly. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1132 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of the offense of indecency with an elderly or disabled individual. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1290 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to a requirement that managed care health plans provide certain information to applicants for participation who are 61 years of age or older. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1336 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the eligibility of the Texas Department on Aging to participate in certain block grant programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1394 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to homestead tax exemptions for Texas residents who attain the age of 65. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1491 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Reyna, Elvira
Relating to testing and remedial education of students 55 years of age or older and to tuition and fees charged to those students at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1580 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to area agencies on aging and the coordination of their planning and services within health and human services regions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1605 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to security devices for certain rental dwellings; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SJR 44 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt a portion of the market value of the residence homestead of a disabled or elderly person from ad valorem taxation by a school district. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
HB 76 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the accessibility of a polling place or a precinct convention to the elderly and physically handicapped. House: Elections
Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 80 73-0 (1993) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to dental examinations and oral health care for residents of long-term care facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 101 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to the punishment for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or invalid. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Recommitted to committee
HB 190 73-0 (1993) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to emergency dental care for elderly individuals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 192 73-0 (1993) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to oral health care education for personnel, inspectors, and surveyors of long-term care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 193 73-0 (1993) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to a requirement that the Texas Department of Health conduct a study of the oral health needs of long-term care residents. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 194 73-0 (1993) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to the cleaning and labeling of a removable oral prosthetic appliance belonging to a resident of a nursing home or custodial care home. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 305 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the application of certain professional fees and taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 670 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the payment date of a utility bill for an elderly person. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 725 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to a defense to prosecution of the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or invalid individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 972 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the punishment for theft offenses committed against elderly individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 1117 73-0 (1993) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to dental care for long-term care patients. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1270 73-0 (1993) Author: Yost, Gerald | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on the homestead of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1345 73-0 (1993) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Relating to licensing of adult day-care facilities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
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HB 1737 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to the financial abuse of an elderly person or dependent adult. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1768 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to an opportunity for persons convicted of certain offenses to remove the bar to employment in facilities serving the elderly or disabled. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1986 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the employment of persons with criminal histories in certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2032 73-0 (1993) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to increased civil penalties for deceptive and fraudulent practices against elderly consumers. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 2112 73-0 (1993) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to asset forfeiture for certain property crimes committed against the elderly. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2264 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to representation of the office of the state long-term care ombudsman of the Department on Aging. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2546 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to the duty of non-profit charitable housing organizations for the elderly to provide charity care. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2810 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the development of a pharmaceutical program for Texans over the age of 65. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HCR 73 73-0 (1993) Author: Nieto, Pedro | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Commending the 4th Silver-Haired Legislature for increasing public awareness of the special requirements of the elderly. House: Rules and Resolutions Signed by the Governor
HJR 58 73-0 (1993) Author: Marchant, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment exempting from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 35 73-0 (1993) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Services to obtain criminal conviction records of employees of certain providers of services to the elderly or persons with disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 108 73-0 (1993) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the murder of an individual who is 65 years of age or older as a capital offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1162 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the punishment for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or invalid. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1195 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to representation of the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman of the Department on Aging. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1277 73-0 (1993) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Combs, Susan
Relating to increased civil penalties for deceptive and fraudulent practices against elderly consumers. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1470 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the provision of certain services to elderly persons by the Texas Department on Aging and the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SCR 81 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Congratulating the winners and participants of the Gala Grand Opening of the Texas Association of Homes for the Aging's Third Annual Art Exhibition. House: Rules and Resolutions Signed by the Governor
HB 198 72-0 (1991) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the promotion of rural Texas areas as retirement locales. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources Referred to Cultural & Historical Resources
HB 215 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to licensing of adult day-care and adult day health care facilities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 292 72-0 (1991) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the eligibility for release on parole of a person who murders a child or elderly individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 352 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the payment date of a utility bill for an elderly person. House: Retirement and Aging 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 361 72-0 (1991) Author: Soileau, Curtis | et. al. Relating to the privileges of a holder of a state parklands passport. House: Environmental Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 395 72-0 (1991) Author: Yost, Gerald | et. al. Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on the homestead of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 565 72-0 (1991) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the reporting and investigation of suspected cases of abuse or neglect in nursing homes and facilities operated by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 603 72-0 (1991) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the punishment for theft offenses committed against elderly individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 697 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to placing members of the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature on the board of certain state agencies as nonvoting members. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 883 72-0 (1991) Author: Carona, John Relating to the issuance and renewal of certain driver's licenses. House: Public Safety 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 911 72-0 (1991) Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al. Relating to abolishing the long-term care coordinating council for the elderly and transferring its powers to the Texas Department on Aging. House: Government Organization Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1509 72-0 (1991) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to the availability of certain defenses to the prosecution of the offense of causing injury to a child, an elderly individual, or an invalid. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1539 72-0 (1991) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to a defense to prosecution of the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or invalid individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1892 72-0 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to criminal history checks of employees in certain facilities serving the elderly or disabled. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1931 72-0 (1991) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the expenditure by certain counties of county funds for certain senior citizens programs. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1970 72-0 (1991) Author: Thomas, Bill Relating to a tax freeze on homesteads of individuals 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1975 72-0 (1991) Author: Barton, Erwin | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of personal care facilities and to the repeal of laws requiring the registration of boarding homes or board and lodging homes for senior citizens or disabled persons; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2271 72-0 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to emergency protective services for certain incompetent elderly or disabled persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/91
HCR 61 72-0 (1991) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Directing the Texas Department on Aging and the Texas Department of Human Services to examine their existing policies regarding nutritional assistance for elderly persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 156 72-0 (1991) Author: Place, Allen Supporting the 3rd Silver-Haired Legislature's recommendation that prevention of crimes against elderly persons be a priority issue. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Received from the House
HJR 73 72-0 (1991) Author: Thomas, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the tax exemption on homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HR 90 72-0 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Requesting that all health and human services education programs include studies in gerontology. House: Public Health Reported enrolled
SB 162 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of elderly persons with incomes of less than 150 percent of the federal poverty level. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Property Tax by Chair
SB 258 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a requirement that nursing home institutions post signs regarding the reporting of abuse or neglect of residents; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 273 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the privileges of a holder of a state parklands passport. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 377 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Schechter, Sue
Relating to abolishing the long-term care coordinating council for the elderly and transferring its powers to the Texas Department on Aging. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 415 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John Relating to the murder of an individual under 11 or over 64 years of age as a capital offense. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 540 72-0 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the eligibility for parole for persons convicted of sexual assault involving a child or of injury to a child, elderly individual, or invalid individual. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 646 72-0 (1991) Author: Leedom, John Relating to requiring one public member of certain state boards, commissions, and other agencies to be at least 55 years of age. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 865 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to the licensing and regulation of personal care facilities and to the repeal of laws requiring the registration of boarding homes or board and lodging homes for senior citizens or disabled persons; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1016 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the expiration period of emergency orders for protective services for certain incompetent elderly or disabled persons. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1249 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to services for the aged and disabled. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 1436 72-0 (1991) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Luna, Gregory
Relating to conduct causing injury to a child, elderly individual, or invalid. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
SJR 9 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the residence homestead of an elderly person according to economic need determined by net income. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Property Tax by Chair
HB 168 72-1 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the payment date of a utility bill for an elderly person. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Retirement & Aging
HB 40 72-2 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the payment date of a utility bill for an elderly person. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Retirement & Aging
HB 45 71-0 (1989) Author: Luna, Gregory
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the creation of the offense of aggravated robbery of an elderly person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 117 71-0 (1989) Author: Ovard, A.R. Relating to limiting ad valorem tax increases on the residence homesteads of elderly persons and their surviving spouses whose incomes are at or below the federal poverty level. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 148 71-0 (1989) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the eligibility for release on parole of a person who murders a child or elderly individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 380 71-0 (1989) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to the punishment of murder of a child or elderly individual as a capital offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 421 71-0 (1989) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the penalties and interest accrued on delinquent ad valorem taxes on the homestead of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 541 71-0 (1989) Author: Richardson, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the establishment of the office of the long-term care ombudsman in the Texas Department on Aging; providing a criminal penalty. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 702 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James Relating to exempting certain lawn and yard services from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 737 71-0 (1989) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the requirement that the Texas Department of Aging study the need for regulating home-care companion referral services. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 823 71-0 (1989) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to offenses involving injury to children, elderly individuals, and disabled persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably w/amdt(s)
HB 829 71-0 (1989) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry Relating to the punishment for an offense if the victim is 65 years of age or older. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 936 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the reporting and investigation of suspected cases of abuse or neglect in nursing homes and facilities operated by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1270 71-0 (1989) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to providing for installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on the homestead of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 1475 71-0 (1989) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the regulation of certain continuing care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1510 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the creation of an offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or invalid individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably w/amdt(s)
HB 1944 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to criminal history checks of employees of certain facilities that provide services to the elderly or disabled and that are licensed by the Texas Department of Health; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2105 71-0 (1989) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the Texas Long-Term Care Act of 1989. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 2435 71-0 (1989) Author: Vowell, Jack
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the criteria used by the Texas Department on Aging to provide funds to area agencies on aging. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 2509 71-0 (1989) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the appointment of a guardian. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 2797 71-0 (1989) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to the authority of certain municipal hospital authorities to own, operate, construct, acquire, and equip nursing homes or similar facilities for the care of the elderly. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3042 71-0 (1989) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to suits brought against a nursing home or related institution for retaliation based on reports of abuse or neglect. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HCR 59 71-0 (1989) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Recognizing the need to provide funding so that the allowable income level for Medicaid nursing home care can be raised to the federal level. House: Retirement and Aging Pending in committee
HCR 84 71-0 (1989) Author: Barton, Erwin | et. al.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Expressing support for the continuation of programs that provide health care and personal care services for elderly Texans. House: Retirement and Aging Signed by the Governor
HCR 129 71-0 (1989) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Designating the Long-Term Care Coordinating Council for the Elderly as the entity to plan and implement the awareness campaign for "Texas' Senior Year." House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HJR 3 71-0 (1989) Author: Repp, Glenn Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit increases in ad valorem taxes for schools imposed on the homesteads of certain surviving spouses of elderly persons. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HJR 15 71-0 (1989) Author: Ovard, A.R. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit ad valorem tax increases on the residence homestead of an elderly person or the surviving spouse of an elderly person if the income of the person or surviving spouse is.... House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HR 74 71-0 (1989) Author: Finnell, Charles Expressing support for the continuation and expansion of programs that provide health care and personal care services for elderly and disabled Texans. House: Retirement and Aging Reported enrolled
SB 277 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to exempting certain lawn and yard services from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SB 332 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to the requirement for criminal history checks of nurse trainees for and employees of certain facilities that provide services to the elderly or disabled and that are licensed by the Texas Department of ... House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 403 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia | et. al. Relating to the punishment for an offense if the victim is 65 years of age or older. Senate: Criminal Justice Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 426 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the establishment of the office of the long-term care ombudsman in the Texas Department of Aging; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 482 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the establishment of an Options for Independent Living program by the Texas Department on Aging. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 487 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the provision of long-term health care; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 957 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to criminal conviction checks of employees of subsidized housing for the elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1154 71-0 (1989) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Garcia, Orlando
Relating to the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or invalid individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1404 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the creation of a special needs parole program for inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections who are elderly, significantly ill, physically handicapped, mentally retarded, or mentally ill. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Corrections
SB 1541 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to insurance coverage for respite care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1542 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the provision by the Texas Department of Human Services or respite services for caregivers to the elderly and disabled. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/amendments
SB 1651 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles used to transport clients of certain agencies from motor bus regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas and to insurance standards for those vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SCR 32 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Expressing support for the continuation and expansion of programs that provide health care and personal care services for elderly Texans. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SCR 117 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Directing the Texas Department of Health to make available data on the costs associated with the most common diagnostic categories among older citizens. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SCR 128 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Encouraging the public and private sectors to cooperate in establishing programs to rehabilitate housing and build new housing for the disadvantaged. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SCR 185 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al. Requesting the Lieutenant Governor and Speaker to establish the Joint Interim Committee on Prescription Drug Programs. Received from the Senate
SJR 23 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit increases in ad valorem taxes for schools imposed on the homesteads of certain surviving spouses of elderly persons and to provide for the administration of certain... Senate: Finance Referred to Special Subcommittee
SR 159 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Urging support of the pilot programs for adult day care centers for Texas and the funding for the establishment of adult day care centers as an alternative to institutionalization. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SR 113 71-1 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Creating an interim study to examine and propose to the 72nd Legislature a policy for long-term care of the elderly and people with physical and mental disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Adopted
SB 79 71-4 (1990) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the salary of the executive director of the Texas Department on Aging. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 36 71-5 (1990) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the salary of the executive director of the Texas Department on Aging. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 10 71-6 (1990) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the salary of the executive director of the Texas Department on Aging. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 168 70-0 (1987) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to personal care homes and lodging homes for senior citizens or disabled persons. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 466 70-0 (1987) Author: Givens, Ron Relating to the murder of a child or an elderly individual as capital murder. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 872 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to limiting school tax increases on the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of elderly persons. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 892 70-0 (1987) Author: Ovard, A.R. Relating to limiting ad valorem tax increases on the residence homesteads of elderly persons. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 1063 70-0 (1987) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the discontinuance of utility services to elderly persons. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1238 70-0 (1987) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the availability of special license plates for persons 65 years of age or older. House: Transportation Pending in committee
HB 1435 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the tuition rate at institutions of higher education for senior citizens. House: Higher Education Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 1626 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to limiting ad valorem tax increases on the residence homesteads of elderly persons and certain surviving spouses of elderly persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2191 70-0 (1987) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the deferral or abatement of a suit to collect delinquent property taxes on the residence homestead of an individual of low income. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2583 70-0 (1987) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to exempting food and drinks served to residents of certain retirement facilities from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 25 70-0 (1987) Author: Kubiak, L.B.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Requesting Congress to include respite care among programs of the Older Americans Act. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 99 70-0 (1987) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Recognizing the need to provide funding so that the allowable income level for Medicaid nursing home care can be raised to the allowable level. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HJR 48 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit school tax increases on the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 50 70-0 (1987) Author: Ovard, A.R. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit ad valorem tax increases on the residence homesteads of elderly persons. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HJR 75 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit ad valorem tax increases on the residence homesteads of elderly persons and certain surviving spouses of elderly persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 94 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Hudson, David
Relating to a report of abuse of an elderly or disabled person; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 132 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to restrictions on membership to the Texas Board on Aging. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 723 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to ad valorem tax relief for residence homesteads of certain elderly and disabled persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 729 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the creation, boundaries, operation, financing and dissolution of senior citizen center districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 732 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the uses of a state parklands passport. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1014 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to limiting ad valorem tax increases on the residence homesteads of elderly persons and certain surviving spouses of elderly persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1150 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Hudson, David
Relating to the reporting, investigation, and prevention of abuse of elderly or disabled persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1151 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Hudson, David
Relating to orders for protective services for an elderly or disabled person. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SCR 66 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: McKinney, Mike
Expressing support for the continuation of programs that provide health-care and personal care services for elderly Texans. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SCR 101 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Commending the Texas Department on Aging on their efforts to address the in-home and community-based service for the elderly and requesting a report to continue and expand their efforts of the projects. Senate: Health & Human Services Signed by the Governor
SJR 30 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide ad valorem tax relief for the residence homesteads of certain elderly and disabled persons. Referred to Finance
SJR 32 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide by law for the creation, operation, and financing of senior citizen center districts. Referred to Ways & Means
SJR 38 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit ad valorem tax increases on the residence homesteads of elderly persons and certain surviving spouses of elderly persons. Referred to Finance
HJR 11 70-2 (1987) Author: Patrick, Kae Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appraisal of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 80 69-0 (1985) Author: Hury, James Relating to consent as a defense to assaultive conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 169 69-0 (1985) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to sentencing alternatives for persons charged with or convicted of injury to a child or an elderly individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 621 69-0 (1985) Author: Hury, James Relating to the enforcement of certain rights of the elderly. House: Retirement & Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 634 69-0 (1985) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to limitations of property taxes levied for public school purposes on homesteads of the elderly. House: Ways & Means Referred to Finance
HB 829 69-0 (1985) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to the registration of a motor vehicle by a person who is 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 1001 69-0 (1985) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation, administration, funding, and review of and assistance to certain programs administered by the state or by nonprofit organizations for the relief of hunger or inadequate diet; amending Chapter 33 of the Human Resources Code by adding: Section 33.0015; Subsections (d) and (e), Section 33.002; Sections 33.0021; 33.013; 33.014; 33.022; and 33.023; and amending the State Purchasing and General Services Act (Article 601b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) by amending Section 9.03 and Subsections (b), (d), (e), (f), and (g), Section 9.04 and adding Subdivision (7) to Section 9.01; and declaring an emergency. House: Human Services Coauthor authorized
HB 1044 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the penalties incurred on delinquent property taxes on homesteads of the elderly. House: Ways & Means Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 1414 69-0 (1985) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the registration of a motor vehicle owned by a person who is 65 years of age or older. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1512 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the procedures for obtaining a deferral of a suit to collect a delinquent tax on the homestead of an elderly person. House: Ways & Means Considered by s/c in public hearing
HB 1710 69-0 (1985) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the capital punishment for murder of a child or an elderly person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1987 69-0 (1985) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to the provision of housing for the elderly. House: Retirement & Aging No action taken in committee
HB 2215 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David Relating to a senior citizen rate for electrical utilities; providing a definition and a penalty. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 2271 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the prohibition of discontinuance of electric utility service to elderly persons. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HJR 40 69-0 (1985) Author: Horn, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the freeze on property taxes levied for public school purposes on homesteads of the elderly. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HJR 79 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes, other than school taxes, on the residence homestead of a person 65 or older while it remains the residence homestead of that person or that person's surviving spouse. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HR 120 69-0 (1985) Author: Finnell, Charles Directing the Texas Housing Agency to insure that certain housing development financed by bonds includes accommodations for elderly individuals with low incomes.
SB 212 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Thompson, Gary
Relating to the governing board, operations, and continuation of the Texas Department on Aging. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Senate adopted conf. comm. report
SB 298 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles funded through the Texas Department of Aging to provide transportation to the elderly and to insurance standards for the vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 526 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the creation, administration, funding, and review of and assistance to certain programs administered by the state or by nonprofit organizations for the relief of hunger or inadequate diet. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 969 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the provision of housing for the elderly and to the powers and duties of the Texas Housing Agency, corporations organized under the Texas Housing Financing Corporation Act, and the Texas Department of Aging; creating a special fund and prescribing its use. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 987 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the capital punishment for murder of a child or an elderly person. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to subcommittee
SB 997 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the prohibition of discontinuance of electric utility service to elderly persons. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
SB 1029 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to a senior citizen rate for electrical utilities; providing a definition and a penalty. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in s/c
SB 1214 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the rights of the elderly and cases actionable under the Deceptive Trade Practices Consumer Protection Act by private persons and the Attorney General. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1241 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the creation of an offense for assault upon elderly persons, blind persons, or persons suffering from a disability. Senate: Criminal Justice Postponed in committee
SB 1383 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the registration of a motor vehicle owned by a person who is 65 years of age or older. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 23 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to a utility assistance program for the elderly. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 157 68-0 (1983) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to accessibility of polling places to the elderly and physically handicapped. House: Elections Coauthor authorized
HB 344 68-0 (1983) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the provision of protective services for the elderly by the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Retirement and Aging Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 469 68-0 (1983) Author: Blanton, Bill Relating to school district taxes on the residence homesteads of disabled persons. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 840 68-0 (1983) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to limitations on property taxes levied for public school purposes on homesteads of the elderly. House: Ways & Means Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 849 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the provision of protective services for the elderly by the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
HB 986 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to a limitation on increases in ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person or that person's surviving spouse. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1014 68-0 (1983) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to sentencing alternatives for persons charged with or convicted of injury to a child or an elderly individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 1078 68-0 (1983) Author: Gandy, Charles Relating to a limitation on increases in county and city ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person or that person's surviving spouse. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1531 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to a program for the relief of certain consumers of residential gas and electricity. House: Human Services No action taken
HB 1726 68-0 (1983) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to rights of the elderly. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 1776 68-0 (1983) Author: Carriker, Steve Relating to relief from school taxes on homesteads, residential property, and automobiles owned by individuals, to the creation and allocation of money to the public education sales tax fund, and to the rates of the Limited Sales, Excise, and Use Tax Act and motor vehicle sales, rental, use, and transfer taxes. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 1965 68-0 (1983) Author: Laney, James Relating to the application of the Health Facilities Development Act to certain types of health facilities for the elderly. House: Public Health No action taken
HB 2087 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, Don
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the application of the Health Facilities Development Act to certain types of health facilities for adults, and to costs incurred by a health facility. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HCR 14 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Requesting the governor to give greater consideration to appointment of older citizens to state boards and commissions. House: Retirement and Aging Signed by the Governor
HJR 3 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation the residence homesteads of senior citizens. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 46 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes, other than school taxes, on the residence homestead of a person 65 or older while it remains the residence of that person or that person's surviving spouse. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 47 68-0 (1983) Author: Horn, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the freeze on property taxes levied for public school purposes on homesteads of the elderly. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Finance
HJR 57 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes, other than school taxes, on the residence homestead of a person 65 or older while it remains the residence homestead of that person or that person's spouse. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 62 68-0 (1983) Author: Gandy, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in county and city ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a person 65 or older while it remains the residence homestead of that person or that person's surviving spouse. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 71 68-0 (1983) Author: Colbert, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide property tax relief for persons in need of relief because of age, disability, or economic circumstances. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HJR 75 68-0 (1983) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to computation of ad valorem taxes on residence homesteads of disabled persons and persons 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
SB 214 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Polumbo, Anthony
Relating to retaining the protective services for the elderly program in the Department of Human Resources. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 289 68-0 (1983) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to the establishment of a state program to weatherize homes of needy or elderly individuals or families; requiring reports to the legislature. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
SB 306 68-0 (1983) Author: Kothmann, Glenn
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to accessibility of polling places to the elderly and physically handicapped; to the required standards of accessibility, and to duties of authorities responsible for the designation of polling places. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 365 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to a program for the relief of certain consumers of residential gas and electricity. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 419 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to a limitation on increases in ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person or that person's surviving spouse. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 489 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to lifeline utility rates for senior citizens. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 604 68-0 (1983) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the ad valorem taxation of residence homesteads of the elderly. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 1399 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to fishing license exemptions for certain persons. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1408 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Relating to allowing an incorporated city or town or other political subdivision of the state to issue a permit to a nonprofit organization for the construction of apartment houses for the low-income elderly without requiring individual metering or submetering. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SJR 15 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes, other than school taxes, on the residence homestead of a person 65 or older while it remains the residence of that person or that person's surviving spouse. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SJR 19 68-0 (1983) Author: Williams, Lindon Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the value of the residence homestead of an elderly person. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 5 67-0 (1981) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to enhanced penalties for offenses against the elderly. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 148 67-0 (1981) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to school lunches for senior citizens. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 198 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to enhanced penalties for offenses against the elderly and the handicapped. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 277 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Governors' Committee on Aging to help fund Area Agencies on Aging programs. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 670 67-0 (1981) Author: Clark, Bill Relating to state park camping fees for persons 65 years of age or over. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 885 67-0 (1981) Author: Maloney, Robert
Sponsor: Wilson, John
Relating to property tax relief not claimed in 1979 in connection with residence homesteads of elderly and disabled persons. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 984 67-0 (1981) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to school lunches for senior citizens. House: Public Education Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1006 67-0 (1981) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to serving children's portions to senior citizens by restaurants. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 1042 67-0 (1981) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the provision of protective services for elderly persons. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 1188 67-0 (1981) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to a limitation on increases in certain taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person or that person's surviving spouse who qualifies for the limitation. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1259 67-0 (1981) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the right of elderly persons in certain counties to obtain a free copy of the deed to their residential homesteads. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1380 67-0 (1981) Author: Cofer, Lanell Relating to refusal to supply energy for failure to pay a bill. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1383 67-0 (1981) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to personal identification certificates issued by the Department of Public Safety to elderly persons. House: Transportation
Senate: Human Resources
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1459 67-0 (1981) Author: Gibson, Jay
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to offenses for harm to certain elderly individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1486 67-0 (1981) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to enhanced penalties for offenses against children and the elderly. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 1537 67-0 (1981) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to a program for the relief of certain consumers of residential gas and electricity. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1777 67-0 (1981) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to a program to provide mass transit services designed especially for elderly or handicapped persons. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1811 67-0 (1981) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for certain items sold by persons 65 years old or older. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1812 67-0 (1981) Author: Robnett, Nolan
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to disclosure requirements for retirement villages and certain facilities that provide care for individuals. pref. no. 29. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1926 67-0 (1981) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to exemption from property taxation of property of nonprofit corporations used to provide housing and related facilities for certain elderly persons. House: Ways & Means Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1927 67-0 (1981) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to the exemption from property taxes of certain property of nonprofit corporations used to provide housing and related facilities for the the elderly. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2138 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to property tax relief for disabled or elderly persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2286 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Ashley Authorizing certain exemptions from property taxation for persons fifty-five years of age or older. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HCR 61 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra Requesting Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to place additional emphasis on crisis counseling. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HJR 11 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit increases in ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of persons who are disabled or 65 years of age or older. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 13 67-0 (1981) Author: Evans, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 15 67-0 (1981) Author: Elizondo, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize borrowing against or refinancing of a residential homestead of a person of at least 65 years of age. House: Constitutional Amendments No action taken
HJR 19 67-0 (1981) Author: Riley, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from property taxation a part of the value of residence homesteads of elderly persons. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 94 67-0 (1981) Author: Colbert, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide property tax relief for persons in need of relief because of age, disability, or economic circumstances. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 95 67-0 (1981) Author: Turner, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from property taxation the property of nonprofit institutions used to provide housing and related facilities for elderly persons. House: Constitutional Amendments Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HJR 114 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Ashley Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize certain exemptions from property taxation for persons 55 years of age or older. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
SB 38 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John Relating to exemption from ad valorem taxation of nonprofit homes for the elderly or the handicapped that are exempt from federal income tax. Senate: Finance Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 145 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Polumbo, Anthony
Relating to discrimination because of age or disability. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
SB 170 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Relating to adult day care and adult day health care; authorizing certain appropriations. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 447 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to charges by the Parks and Wildlife Department for park services for elderly persons. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 505 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to enhanced penalties for offenses against children and the elderly. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 527 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to a limitation on increases in certain taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person or that person's surviving spouse. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 924 67-0 (1981) Author: Short, E.L. Relating to part-time or temporary employment opportunities for older workers. Senate: Human Resources Postponed
SB 969 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to enhanced penalties for offenses against the elderly and the handicapped. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1039 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to personal identification certificates issued by the Department of Public Safety to elderly persons. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 1087 67-0 (1981) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the provision for the right to investigate the abuse of an elderly person. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 1104 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to a program for the relief of certain consumers of residential gas and electricity. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SJR 5 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SJR 25 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes, other than school taxes, on the residence homestead of a person 65 years of age or older while it remains the residence homestead of that person or that person's surviving spouse. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 53 67-1 (1981) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to exemption from property taxation of property of nonprofit corporations used to provide housing and related facilities for certain elderly persons. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 101 67-1 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to property tax relief not claimed in 1979 in connection with residence homestead exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HJR 9 67-1 (1981) Author: Turner, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from property taxation the property of nonprofit institutions used to provide housing and related facilities for elderly persons. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HCR 4 67-3 (1982) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Commending all components of the Texas State Aging Network and memorializing Congress regarding funding of programs for elderly citizens. House: State Affairs Effective immediately
HB 115 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to deferral of taxes and abatement of tax suits on homesteads of senior citizens and their surviving unmarried spouses. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 364 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to enhanced penalties for offenses against the elderly. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 426 66-0 (1979) Author: Ezzell, Michael H.
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to exemption of certain elderly persons from jury service. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 501 66-0 (1979) Author: Cartwright, Donald Relating to exemption from ad valorem taxation of nonprofit homes for the elderly or the handicapped that are exempt from federal income tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 609 66-0 (1979) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to exemption from school district ad valorem taxes of part of the value of the residence homestead of an individual who is 65 years of age or older or who is disabled. House: Ways & Means Message from the Governor recorded in Journal
HB 626 66-0 (1979) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to enhanced penalties for offenses against the elderly. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 636 66-0 (1979) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to school lunches for senior citizens. House: Public Education Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 711 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to group marketing of motor vehicle insurance for certain elderly persons. House: Insurance
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 945 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to serving children's portions to senior citizens by restaurants. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 990 66-0 (1979) Author: Bode, Mary Jane Relating to a program for the relief of certain consumers of residential gas and electricity. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1017 66-0 (1979) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to implementation of the parts of the Tax Relief Amendmentto the constitution involving residence homestead exemptions, appraisal of agricultural land for taxation, and payments to school districts to replace reductions in their tax bases. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 1033 66-0 (1979) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to punishment for violent crimes committed against women, children, and elderly persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1065 66-0 (1979) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to charges by the Parks and Wildlife Department for park services for blind, disabled, and elderly persons. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1220 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to tax-relief grants for elderly persons who rent their residences. House: Ways & Means Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1326 66-0 (1979) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the establishment of a senior citizens' luncheon activity program. House: Appropriations Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1434 66-0 (1979) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Relating to a requirement that taxing units provide tax relief for elderly renters comparable to that they provide elderly homeowners. House: Ways & Means Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1582 66-0 (1979) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to exemption from school district ad valorem taxes of part of the value of the residence homestead of an individual who is 65 years of age or older or who is disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 1644 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to state payments to relieve the burden of ad valorem taxes on residences of the elderly. House: Ways & Means Referred to Subcommittee on Revenue Administration
HB 1681 66-0 (1979) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the regulation of adult day care and adult day health care programs. House: Health Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1714 66-0 (1979) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to respite care provided by licensed nursing, convalescent, and foster care homes. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1826 66-0 (1979) Author: Gibson, Jay Relating to the offense of aggravated assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1931 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C. Relating to a state program to aid in the payment of utility bills on behalf of needy aged individuals; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 2207 66-0 (1979) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to a Foster Grandparents Program administered by the Governor's Committee on Aging. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 111 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron Requesting MHMR community centers to give higher priority to crisis counseling for elderly and handicapped persons. House: Health Services Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 20 66-0 (1979) Author: Willis, Doyle Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution, relating to the ad valorem tax exemption on the residential homesteads of elderly persons. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 46 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to require property tax relief comparable to that available to elderly homeowners for elderly persons who rent their residences. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 67 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 106 66-0 (1979) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing tax relief for elderly persons who rent their residences comparable to the tax relief a political subdivision adopts for elderly homeowners. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 128 66-0 (1979) Author: Cartwright, Donald Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from property taxation certain property of institutions that provide for the social and physical welfare of the elderly or handicapped. House: Constitutional Amendments Failed of adoption
SB 71 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the punishment for violent crimes committed against children and elderly persons. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 103 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to exemption from school district ad valorem taxes of part of the value of the residence homestead of an individual who is 65 years of age or older who is disabled. Referred to subcommittee
SB 129 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to exemption from school district ad valorem taxes of part of the value of the residence homestead of an individual who is 65 years of age or older or who is disabled. Senate: Finance Referred to subcommittee
SB 262 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to exemption from school district ad valorem taxes of part of the value of the residence homestead of an individual who is 65 years of age or older or who is disabled. Senate: Finance Referred to subcommittee
SB 298 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to charges by the Parks and Wildlife Department for park services for elderly persons. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 318 66-0 (1979) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to a program for the relief of certain consumers of residential gas and electricity. Senate: Human Resources Coauthor authorized
SB 628 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to a state program to aid in the payment of utility bills on behalf of needy aged individuals to be administered by the Texas Department of Human Resources; making provisios for such administration; establishing a fund in the State Treasury; and providing a penalty. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 828 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Relating to the licensing and regulation of adult day care and adult day health care programs; prescribing the duties of the Texas Department of Human Resources and the Texas Department of Health; providing for application of, the Texas Health Planning and Development Act. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 829 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to respite care provided by licensed nursing, convalescent, and foster care homes. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SCR 21 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Salinas, Froy
Requesting State Board of Insurance to study problems of elderly and handicapped persons in obtaining insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 31 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Waters, Ron
Requesting Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and MHMR community centers to give high priority to crisis counseling for the elderly and the disabled. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 73 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Encouraging all state agencies delivering human services to expand volunteer programs regarding the elderly and disabled. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SJR 30 66-0 (1979) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide an exemption from certain property taxes on at least $10,000 of the market value of residential homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older. Senate: Finance Referred to subcommittee
SJR 37 66-0 (1979) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the surviving spouse of a disabled person or an elderly person to continue receiving the deceased's residence homestead exemption under certain circumstances. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 252 65-0 (1977) Author: Ezzell, Michael H. Relating to the provision of protective services for elderly persons. House: Health & Welfare Motion to reconsider spread on the Journal
HB 286 65-0 (1977) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the provision of protective services (assistance necessary to maintain physical and mental health, and safety) for certain elderly persons. House: Health & Welfare Coauthor authorized
HB 550 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, obligations, and privileges of the Department of Aging and Special Assistance; transferring certain duties of the State Department of Public Welfare to the Department of Aging and Special Assistance; transferring the duties of the Governor's Committee on Aging to the Department of Aging and Special Assistance. House: Health & Welfare Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 714 65-0 (1977) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to discrimination based on age in setting motor vehicle insurance rates. House: Insurance Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 808 65-0 (1977) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to accessiblity of polling places to elderly and physically handicapped persons. House: Elections Coauthor authorized
HB 941 65-0 (1977) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to claiming ad valorem tax exemptions for disabled and deceased veterans and residence homesteads of persons 65 years old or older. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Assigned to Consent Calendar
HB 1130 65-0 (1977) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Relating to accrual of penalty and interest when a person over 65 years of age defers collection of delinquent taxes on his homestead. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1272 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Relating to serving children's portions to senior citizens by restaurants; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1288 65-0 (1977) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Relating to setting rates on certain classifications of insureds for automobile insurance. House: Insurance Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1327 65-0 (1977) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to state financial assistance to local public agencies or nonprofit corporations that operate programs to recruit retired persons to preform volunteer community services. House: Health & Welfare Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1414 65-0 (1977) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. Relating to authorized terms of imprisonment for commission of certain offenses against persons who are elderly or disabled. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 1728 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the denial of automobile insurance to certain senior citizens. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 1812 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Luther
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to suits to enforce the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes on homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
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HJR 3 65-0 (1977) Author: Willis, Doyle Proposing an amendment to Article VIII, Section 1-b, Subsection (b), of the Texas Constitution, to provide for the exemption of not less than $8,000 of the appraised value of the residential homesteads of certain persons 65 years of age or over from ad valorem taxes of counties, cities, towns, school districts, and other taxing political subdivisions and permitting the amount of the exemption to be increased by the governing body of the subdivision. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Finance
HJR 34 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron Proposing an amendment to Article VIII, Subsection (b), Section 1-b, of the Texas Constitution, to provide and exemption from certain property taxes on at least the first $5,000 of the assessed value of residential homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HJR 38 65-0 (1977) Author: Denton, Betty Proposing an amendment of Article VIII, Section 1-b, of the Texas Constitution, to provide that the residence homestead tax exemption for persons 65 years of age or older be applicable to all political subdivisions of this state. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
SB 247 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the punishment for violent crimes committed against women, children, and elderly persons; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 421 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, obligations, and privileges of the Department of Aging and Special Assistance. Senate: Human Resources Motion lost
SB 455 65-0 (1977) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to accrual of penalty and interest when a person over 65 years of age defers collection of delinquent taxes on his homestead. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 496 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Miller, Chris
Relating to the use of school buses for nonschool activities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
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SB 1126 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the provision of protective services for elderly persons. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SJR 56 65-0 (1977) Author: Lombardino, Frank Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to housing assistance for senior citizens. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 28 65-2 (1978) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to tax-relief grants to elderly persons who rent their residences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
HB 35 65-2 (1978) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to deferral of taxes and abatement of tax suits on homesteads of senior citizens and their surviving unmarried spouses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
HJR 10 65-2 (1978) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for a basic exemption from all taxation of three thousand dollars ($3000) of the assessed value of all residence homesteads and an exemption of six thousand dollars ($6000) of the assessed taxable value if such residence homestead is owned by a person sixty-five (65) years of age or older. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 13 65-2 (1978) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to ad valorem taxation of agricultural property and exemptions of certain property from taxation. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Calendars
HJR 14 65-2 (1978) Author: Willis, Doyle Proposing and amendment of the Texas Constitution relating to the tax exemption on the residential homesteads of elderly persons. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 16 65-2 (1978) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide a residential homestead exemption from all property taxes and an additional residential homestead exemption for senior citizens and requiring state payments to local governments to replace reduction in local revenues. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 19 65-2 (1978) Author: Presnal, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide property tax relief for certain persons who are retired or who are dependent on fixed or limited income. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 21 65-2 (1978) Author: Jones, Luther Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution relating to certain ad valorem tax exemptions and to appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of farm, ranch, and timber lands. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 30 65-2 (1978) Author: Bode, Mary Jane Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to increase the minimum homestead exemption for person 65 years of age or older. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 31 65-2 (1978) Author: Clark, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from local ad valorem taxes at least $10,000 of the value of the residence homesteads of disabled persons and of senior citizens. House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
HJR 37 65-2 (1978) Author: Wright, Brad Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to require property tax relief comparable to that available to elderly homeowners for elderly persons who rent their residences. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 38 65-2 (1978) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing an amendment of the Texas Consititution to provide an exemption from certain property taxes on at least the first $10,000 of the assessed value of residential homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 44 65-2 (1978) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Proposing a constitutional amendment to require property tax relief benefit elderly persons who rent their residences. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SJR 9 65-2 (1978) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide an exemption from certain property taxes on at least $5,000 of the assessed value of residential homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SJR 11 65-2 (1978) Author: Parker, Carl Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide an exemption from certain property taxes on at least the first $10,000 of the assessed value of residential homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older, and prohibiting any increase in the assessed value of property eligible for the tax exemption granted here-in. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SJR 13 65-2 (1978) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt up to $10,000 of the value of all residence homesteads from school district taxes and requiring exemption from school district taxes of at least $10,000 of the value of the residence homesteads of the elderly. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SJR 14 65-2 (1978) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to ad valorem taxation of agricultural property, exemptions of certain property from taxation, and conditions for increases in total property tax revenues. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HB 172 64-0 (1975) Author: Adams, Herman Relating to the issuance of a State Parklands Passport to certain residents of this state who are 65 years of age or over; and providing certain rights to holders of passports. House: Environmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 215 64-0 (1975) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to exempting persons 65 years of age and older and certain disabled veterans of the armed services from the payment of entrance fees to state parks, historic sites, or other recreational areas operated by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
HB 374 64-0 (1975) Author: Sutton, G.J. Relating to deferring the payment of ad valorem taxes on homesteads owned and occupied by persons 65 years of age or older under certain circumstances. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HB 387 64-0 (1975) Author: Coody, Bill Relating to the issuance of a State Parklands Passport to certain residents of this state who are 65 years of age or over; and providing certain rights to holder of passports. House: Environmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 594 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene Relating to authorization and regulation of group marketing of motor vehicle insurance for persons over 55 years of age. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 696 64-0 (1975) Author: Allred, Dave
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the authority of state-supported institutions of higher education to allow senior citizens to audit courses free of charge if space is available. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
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HB 1246 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the type of services aged persons employed in community programs may provide. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1261 64-0 (1975) Author: McAlister, R.B. Relating to the creation of the Texas Department on Aging and its powers and duties and of the Council on Aging and its powers and duties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1553 64-0 (1975) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the creation, administration, and financing of a program to provide housing assistance to senior citizens who have limited financial resources. House: Health & Welfare Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1700 64-0 (1975) Author: Tanner, Jr., Perry A Relating to establishment of a permanent exemption from jury service by persons over 65 years of age; prescribing procedures for claiming the exemption and for rescinding the claim. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1769 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to creation, powers, and duties of the Advisory Council on Services for the Elderly. House: Health & Welfare Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1929 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to the limitations for bringing an action to recover possession of land by certain elderly or handicapped persons. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HCR 97 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to creating a special joint committee to study the problems and needs of citizens 60 years of age or more. House: Health & Welfare Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 21 64-0 (1975) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxes certain homesteads. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
HJR 59 64-0 (1975) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to housing assistance for senior citizens. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
SB 22 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Adams, Herman
Relating to the issuance of a State Parklands Passport to persons who are 65 years of age or over and providing certain rights to holders of passports; providing an effective date. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
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