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HB 164 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 173 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain rainwater harvesting; providing administrative penalties; authorizing fees; requiring an occupational license. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 231 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 320 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
HB 338 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to acreage contracts and quantity contracts for the purchase of agricultural products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 394 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the designation of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin as the state botanical garden and arboretum. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 572 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the disposal of pesticides. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 643 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 646 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to food and beverages available from a vending machine located on property used by a state agency. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 777 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of land owned by certain members of the armed services of the United States for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 801 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 950 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1091 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to liability arising from certain prescribed burning activity. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1105 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to granting certain municipalities authority to adopt development regulations around certain military facilities; creating a criminal offense. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1211 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1250 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to the authority of certain counties to prohibit the land application of certain sewage sludge in the county or in a portion of the county. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1293 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy Relating to bees, the chief apiary inspector, and the regulation of beekeepers; authorizing fees; requiring an occupational registration; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1299 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the procedure for the approval of rules adopted by the comptroller relating to the appraisal of qualified open-space land and qualified timber land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1535 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the prohibition of certain pesticides on public road rights-of-way. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1586 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the services that require a structural pest control license; changing the applicability of an occupational license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1662 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of agricultural land, open-space land, and timber land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1730 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to certification of the state's primary standards of weights and measures. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1876 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to size and weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural products and equipment. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1880 85-0 (2017) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1956 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the operation of certain off-highway vehicles. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2004 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the Texas economic development fund for the Department of Agriculture. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2023 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the labeling of genetically modified food; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2029 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the exemption of certain commercial weighing or measuring devices from registration and inspection requirements. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2142 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to oversize or overweight vehicles transporting livestock feed, grain, or grain by-products. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2174 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the regulation of motor fuel quality and motor fuel metering devices; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2314 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2365 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2438 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the preference given by school districts to produce grown by certain entities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2484 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of animal export-import processing facilities; providing penalties; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 2567 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to forest pest control. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2600 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the establishment of the Bee Pollinator Goals Task Force to develop and report on statewide pollinator goals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2716 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a study by the Department of Agriculture of the transfer of water from the Mississippi River. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 2758 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the regulation of seed by a political subdivision. House: Agriculture & Livestock Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2817 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of, punishment for, and deterrence of certain offenses involving cattle, bison, or horses; authorizing an administrative penalty; authorizing an assessment; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3013 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to incentives to encourage landowners to destroy, remove, or treat citrus trees located in a pest management zone. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3063 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to agricultural liens. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3112 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the development of healthy nutrition and physical activity guidelines for public school teachers, public school administrators, and licensed child-care providers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3137 85-0 (2017) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land following a transfer between family members. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3154 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to creation, attachment, perfection, and enforcement of certain liens in the slaughtering of livestock. House: Agriculture & Livestock Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3194 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to weight limitations for certain vehicles carrying livestock. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 3198 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land begins to be used for oil and gas operations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3227 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the administration and enforcement of produce safety standards by the Department of Agriculture; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3324 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3582 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Relating to agriculture, including the regulation of seed by a political subdivision and the abolition of certain entities associated with the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3586 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to funding for new and existing migrant labor housing facilities; establishing an interagency task force to provide support for migrant agricultural workers. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3587 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to industrial hemp; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3590 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James Relating to reducing regulations on the application of certain pesticides by school district employees. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 3646 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the appointment of the commissioner of agriculture. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3664 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the establishment of a program for marketing, promotion, research, and education efforts regarding Texas wine; authorizing assessments. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3707 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to an inspection program to deter cattle theft; authorizing an administrative penalty; authorizing an assessment. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3798 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of an agriculture and rural ombudsman office. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 3807 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting agricultural products; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3928 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land following a transfer between family members. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3952 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to suspension of the activities of the Texas Grain Producer Indemnity Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3969 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to a study regarding the feasibility of implementing a central filing system for the filing of financing statements for agricultural liens. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3975 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as timber land. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3992 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to a franchise tax exemption for certain cooperatives with a member that has farmer-fruit grower members. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 4004 85-0 (2017) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to verification of eligibility for the school lunch program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4118 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al. Relating to programs and fees administered by the Department of Agriculture House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 4222 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the labeling, sale, offering, exposing or transporting for sale of agricultural, vegetable, flower, and tree and shrub seeds for certification; to prevent misrepresentation thereof; making changes to the State Seed and Plant Board; to repeal all laws in conflict with this Act; changing the amount of a fee. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HJR 68 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the provision which subjects land designated for agricultural use to an additional tax when the land is diverted to a purpose other than agricultural use or sold. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 60 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities, including public institutions of higher education, to agricultural products produced, processed, or grown in this state. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 175 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the eligibility of land owned by certain members of the armed services of the United States for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 287 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the designation of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin as the state botanical garden and arboretum. Senate: Administration Co-author authorized
SB 330 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 594 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the procedure for the approval of rules adopted by the comptroller relating to the appraisal of qualified open-space land and qualified timber land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 629 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 656 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of an agriculture and rural ombudsman office. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 700 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1006 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the eligibility of land used as an ecological laboratory for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1025 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1172 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of seed by a political subdivision. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1393 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the services that require a structural pest control license; changing the applicability of an occupational license. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1459 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to incentives to encourage landowners to destroy, remove, or treat citrus trees located in a pest management zone. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1514 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the eligibility of land to continue to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if the land begins to be used for oil and gas operations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1620 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of raising or keeping six or fewer chickens by a political subdivision. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1668 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the administration and enforcement of produce safety standards by the Department of Agriculture; authorizing an administrative penalty. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1675 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of animal export-import processing facilities; providing penalties; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1731 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to the repeal of laws governing certain state entities, including the functions of those entities, and to certain duties, responsibilities, and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on the abolishment of certain of those entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 1744 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the regulation of motor fuel quality and motor fuel metering devices. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1979 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1983 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the Texas Urban Agricultural Innovation Authority. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1984 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation and funding of the urban farming pilot program and the creation of the Select Committee on Urban Farming. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 2029 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to funding for new and existing migrant labor housing facilities; establishing an interagency task force to provide support for migrant agricultural workers. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 2129 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the establishment of a program for marketing, promotion, research, and education efforts regarding Texas wine; authorizing assessments. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2136 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of a matching grant program for community development in certain municipalities and counties. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 2156 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SJR 51 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that the eligibility of open-space land for ad valorem taxation on the basis of its productive capacity does not end because an oil and gas lessee begins conducting oil and gas operations on the land if the land otherwise continues to be devoted to farm, ranch, or wildlife management purposes or timber production. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 92 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 103 85-1 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to the disposal of pesticides. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 162 85-1 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 223 85-1 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the eligibility of land used as an ecological laboratory for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 249 85-1 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 251 85-1 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
SB 48 85-1 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land if the use of the land changes as a result of a condemnation. Filed
SB 49 85-1 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. Filed
SB 78 85-1 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the eligibility of land used as an ecological laboratory for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Filed
SB 98 85-1 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the regulation of raising or keeping six or fewer chickens by a political subdivision. Filed
HB 75 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the exemption from vehicle registration for certain farm vehicles owned by a farmers' cooperative society or marketing association. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 85 84-0 (2015) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for telecommunications services used for the navigation of certain farm and ranch machinery and equipment. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 132 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to prohibiting local governments from interfering with a person's right to engage in the production of agriculture. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 133 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 262 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to liability of an owner, lessee, or occupant of land that allows land to be used as a community garden. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 275 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of farm products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 276 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the eligibility of land owned by certain members of the armed services of the United States for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 376 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 557 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to the growth or cultivation of industrial hemp for certain research purposes. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 591 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the eligibility of land owned by certain members of the armed services of the United States for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 636 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the fines for the operation of overweight vehicles transporting agricultural products. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 798 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to a task force to study methods to prevent the theft of desert plants. House: Agriculture & Livestock Postponed
HB 809 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the composition of and qualifications for appointment to the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 893 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to granting certain local governments general zoning authority around certain military facilities; providing a penalty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 979 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to a grant program to reduce wait times for agricultural inspections of vehicles at ports of entry along the Texas-Mexico border. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1197 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to allowing certain extracurricular activities required by public school classes for agriculture, food, and natural resources. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1202 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the creation of the community nutrition program policy advisory council. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1203 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Relating to limited liability for an agritourism entity involved in an agritourism activity. House: Agriculture & Livestock Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1270 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the authority of the Department of Agriculture to employ and commission peace officers as investigators. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1322 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to industrial hemp; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
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 1485 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Statement of Leg. Intent Recorded in Journal
HB 1513 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the minimum size of a tract of land used to raise or keep bees in order for the tract to be eligible for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1565 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of qualified timber land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1696 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the sale or delivery of motor fuel. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1816 84-0 (2015) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the training requirements for renewal of a private pesticide applicator license. House: Agriculture & Livestock Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1846 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Relating to public comments on federal grants and contracts related to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1848 84-0 (2015) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al. Relating to the perfection and priority of an agricultural lien on an agricultural crop. House: Agriculture & Livestock Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1900 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 1925 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the transfer of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1934 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the Beef Promotion and Research Council of Texas. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2087 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the development of healthy nutrition and physical activity guidelines for licensed child-care providers, public school teachers, and public school administrators. House: Human Services Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2119 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to charitable organizations, including charitable organizations that may conduct prescribed burning. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2120 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to changing the name of the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2155 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the abolition of the equine incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2202 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to requirements for certain farm vehicles when operating on a highway. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2306 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2311 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the failure to handle certain animals in accordance with rules of the Texas Animal Health Commission; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2334 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the deposit of certain fees and penalties from programs administered by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 2350 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the amount that may be used to guarantee loans under the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority's agricultural loan guarantee program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2460 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John Relating to allowing certain counties to regulate the land application of certain sewage sludge. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2495 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to citrus pest and disease management; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2504 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the operation and functions of the Texas Grain Producer Indemnity Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2548 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the disposal of pesticides. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2582 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the transfer of certain powers and duties related to endangered species from the comptroller to the commissioner of agriculture. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2667 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the abolishment of certain programs administered by the Texas Economic Development Bank. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2704 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the sale, use, or possession of an incorrect weighing or measuring device; creating a criminal offense. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2972 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to notice concerning the availability to persons who transport agricultural products of an overweight vehicle permit. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 3142 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to Department of Agriculture fiscal matters; making appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3290 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to creating a farm to school community connections pilot program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3350 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to an exemption from length limitations for certain vehicles or combinations of vehicles used to transport harvest machines. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3499 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the labeling of genetically modified food; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3738 84-0 (2015) Author: Cyrier, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the requirement that a person or laboratory that performs an official equine infectious anemia test be approved by the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3764 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to exemptions from certain regulation for small honey production operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3837 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain rainwater harvesting; providing administrative penalties; authorizing fees; requiring an occupational license. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3882 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to savings of costs or reduction of state liability in the operation of various state programs. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3894 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to an award program to recognize school nutrition program excellence. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3983 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the Global Agricultural Innovation Institute program administered by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 1508 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Expressing support for the use of sound science to study and regulate modern agricultural technologies and opposition to legislative or regulatory action that may result in unnecessary restrictions on the technologies. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Reported enrolled
SB 39 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities, including public institutions of higher education, to agricultural products produced or grown in this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 140 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for telecommunications services used for the navigation of certain farm and ranch machinery and equipment. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 362 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 413 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the qualifications for membership on the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 610 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to limited liability for an agritourism entity involved in an agritourism activity. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 658 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the exemption from vehicle registration for certain farm vehicles owned by a farmers' cooperative society or marketing association. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 732 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of farm products. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 786 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to establishing an agriculture ombudsman office in the Department of Agriculture. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 797 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to a grant program to reduce wait times for agricultural inspections of vehicles at ports of entry along the Texas-Mexico border. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 880 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to certain committees and programs to develop the wine industry in this state through the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 881 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Relating to the dedication of certain wine-related revenue. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 928 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Relating to the abolition of the equine incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 970 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Kacal, Kyle
Relating to the failure to handle certain animals in accordance with rules of the Texas Animal Health Commission; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 971 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Kacal, Kyle
Relating to requirements for certain farm vehicles when operating on a highway. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1099 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the operation and functions of the Texas Grain Producer Indemnity Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1204 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
Relating to a waiver of fees by the Department of Agriculture and the Parks and Wildlife Department for certain educational programs involving aquaculture and hydroponics. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1311 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the office of water and the water advisory committee in the Department of Agriculture. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1338 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to an exemption from length limitations for certain vehicles or combinations of vehicles used to transport harvest machines. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1339 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Kacal, Kyle
Relating to the perfection and priority of an agricultural lien on an agricultural crop. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1374 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to requiring that certain strategic plans of certain state agencies include the goals of reducing the incidence of food insecurity, poor nutrition, and diet-related disease in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1379 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of structures used primarily to store implements of husbandry. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1408 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the establishment of a matching grant program for community development in certain municipalities and counties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1476 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to strategic plan goals to address hunger, food, nutrition, physical activity, and obesity in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1581 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1597 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the transfer of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program to the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1734 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the eradication of Carrizo cane along the Rio Grande River. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1749 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to citrus pest and disease management. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1766 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to exemptions from certain regulation for small honey production operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1909 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the sale or use of an incorrect weighing or measuring device; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 50 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation structures used to store certain implements of husbandry. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SR 642 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Expressing support for the study and regulation of modern agricultural technologies. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Record vote
HB 61 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the punishment for the offense of arson. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 217 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the types of beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 254 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to an exemption for farms from payment for wastewater service. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 533 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to a development of a workforce investment partnership in rural areas. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 725 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 910 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain direct sales of food to consumers. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 1080 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the issuance of permits for dairy farming in certain areas of the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1081 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to a study regarding the prohibition of dairy farming in certain areas of the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1116 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the creation of the Texas Native Seed Competitive Grant Program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1135 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Department of Transportation regarding the production of and use of native seeds. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
HB 1208 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1215 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the abolition of the equine incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
HB 1221 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
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 1306 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1382 83-0 (2013) Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the regulation of food prepared, stored, distributed, or sold at farms and farmers' markets; limiting the applicability of a fee. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1460 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the use of land and water for wildlife management. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1493 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the transfer of programs from the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1494 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to certain regulatory programs administered by the Department of Agriculture; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
HB 1521 83-0 (2013) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the slaughter of certain domestic or exotic fowl infected with or exposed to disease and compensation of owners of fowl infected with or exposed to disease. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1652 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to liability of an owner, lessee, or occupant of land that allows land to be used as a community garden. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1807 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to fever tick eradication; creating a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1825 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to the sale or transportation of certain desert plants; creating an offense and providing penalties; providing authority to impose a fee. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1826 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to authorizing the Department of Agriculture to create a database of nonpaying buyers of agricultural products; authorizing a fee. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1832 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to granting certain local governments general zoning authority around certain military facilities; providing a penalty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1891 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the authority of the commissioner of agriculture to approve the testing and sale of certain aviation gasoline. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2153 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the abolition of wind erosion conservation districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2231 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open space land if a change in use of the land occurs. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2311 83-0 (2013) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to an animal identification program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2312 83-0 (2013) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the membership of and the beef marketing, education, research, and promotion programs of the Texas Beef Council. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2451 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the exclusion by taxable entities engaged in providing services as an agricultural aircraft operation of certain costs in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2513 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the elimination of obsolete and redundant reporting requirements for the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2525 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to a criminal penalty for failure to handle certain animals in accordance with rules of the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2528 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2686 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2761 83-0 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to the control of stray bison and other estrays. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2778 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the official cotton growers boll weevil eradication foundation. House: Agriculture & Livestock Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2858 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to notice of termination by suppliers of certain dealer agreements governed by the Fair Practices of Equipment Manufacturers, Distributors, Wholesalers, and Dealers Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2995 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to the administration of the citrus budwood certification program and the creation of the citrus nursery stock certification program; providing civil, criminal, and administrative penalties and authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3039 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to financing programs and activities related to rural economic development; authorizing a fee. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3256 83-0 (2013) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the eligibility of certain vehicles to be operated as farm vehicles on a road or highway in this state. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3385 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to limited liability for an agritourism entity involved in an agritourism activity. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3569 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to activities conducted in connection with a state or federal disease control or eradication program for animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3616 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3761 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to a feasibility report on the creation of a border agricultural inspection training program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 174 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Relating to the control of stray bison and other estrays. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 317 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the types of beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 403 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 415 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 523 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the issuance of permits for dairy farming in certain areas of the state. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 524 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a study regarding the prohibition of dairy farming in certain areas of the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 671 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the deregulation of weather modification operations. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 702 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to certified and insured prescribed burn managers. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 732 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the Certified Retirement Community Program. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 764 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to a limitation on liability for prescribed burning conducted on agricultural or conservation land. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 772 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the elimination of obsolete and redundant reporting requirements for the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 818 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to boll weevil eradication activities and programs. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 916 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to quorums and meetings by teleconference of the Texas Bioenergy Policy Council and the Texas Bioenergy Research Committee. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
SB 924 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to strategic plans to address hunger, food, nutrition, and obesity in this state. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1070 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the membership of and the beef marketing, education, research, and promotion programs of the Texas Beef Council. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1095 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to fever tick eradication; creating a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1107 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: González, Mary | et. al.
Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1208 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1214 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to certain economic development programs administered by the Department of Agriculture. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1233 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to an animal identification program. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1415 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to notice of termination by suppliers of certain dealer agreements governed by the Fair Practices of Equipment Manufacturers, Distributors, Wholesalers, and Dealers Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1427 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the administration of the citrus budwood certification program and the creation of the citrus nursery stock certification program; providing civil, criminal, and administrative penalties and authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1433 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to certain regulatory programs administered by the Department of Agriculture; providing penalties; imposing fees. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1554 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: King, Tracy | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a matching grant program for community development in certain municipalities and counties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1750 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a criminal penalty for failure to handle certain animals in accordance with rules of the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 18 83-1 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to restricting the sale of state-owned longhorn cattle in Big Bend Ranch State Park. Filed
HB 39 83-1 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state. Filed
HB 40 83-1 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Filed
HB 64 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to rebates and the sale of crop insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 92 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of slaughterers by certain counties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 94 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the applicability of regulations on the purchase of ammonium nitrate or ammonium nitrate material by certain purchasers. House: Agriculture & Livestock Withdrawn from schedule
HB 127 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the types of beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 141 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of slaughterers by certain counties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 241 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 268 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the exemption from sales and use taxes, including the motor vehicle sales and use tax, for timber and certain items used in or on a farm, ranch, timber operation, or agricultural aircraft operation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 317 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the authority of a county to regulate land use after a local option election. Filed
HB 334 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the establishment of the Texas Livestock Care Standards Advisory Committee. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 338 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to disclaimers by certain entities promulgating lists of noxious or invasive terrestrial plant species. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 361 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the agricultural advisory board of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 651 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to certain restrictions on funds administered by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 662 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain counties to adopt buffer zone regulations and comprehensive land development plans; providing a penalty. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 947 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1181 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to abolishing the Texas Department of Rural Affairs and transferring its functions to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Department of State Health Services, and Department of Agriculture. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1324 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim | et. al. Relating to the regulation of public grain warehouse operators. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1361 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim | et. al. Relating to the regulation of public grain warehouse operators. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1527 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the certification of the state's primary standards of weights and measures. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1600 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1733 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1808 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1840 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation and functions of the Texas Grain Producer Indemnity Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1916 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the regulation of weather modification operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1969 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the applicability of commercial fertilizer regulations to a substance containing animal manure or plant remains. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1991 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the repeal of certain laws regulating the registration of animal tattoo marks with the Department of Public Safety. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1992 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the authority of the Texas Animal Health Commission to set and collect fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1993 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the redemption and impoundment of estrays. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2049 82-0 (2011) Author: Lavender, George | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain land used to raise or keep bees for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2084 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the regulation of small food production and sales operations. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2108 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to electronic filing and rerecording of livestock marks and brands by county clerks. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2225 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the assessment of damages to a property owner from condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2308 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Forest Service. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2334 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al. Relating to the operation by the Department of Agriculture of programs for rural economic development and the marketing and promotion of agricultural and other products grown, processed, or produced in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2335 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to motor fuel quality and testing. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2414 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the continuation of the Healthy Food Advisory Committee. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2420 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to exemptions from permitting by groundwater conservation districts of the drilling and operation of certain water wells. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2529 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the administration of appraisal districts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2669 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to study urban farming. House: Agriculture & Livestock Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2730 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Relating to weight limits on a vehicle loaded with certain agricultural products. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2791 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the date by which a pest management zone or cotton grower may request an extension of the cotton stalk destruction deadline. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2810 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for tangible personal property incorporated into or attached to certain agricultural structures. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2960 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to vehicles used for the purpose of participating in equine activities or attending livestock shows. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2994 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation, operation, and funding of the urban farm microenterprise support program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2995 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to an exemption for urban farms from payment for wastewater service. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2996 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the Texas Urban Agricultural Innovation Authority. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2997 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation and funding of the urban farming pilot program and the creation of the Select Committee on Urban Farming. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2998 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to ad valorem tax relief for urban farms and green roofs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3079 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to dealer agreements regarding the purchase and sale of certain equipment or machinery used for agricultural, construction, industrial, mining, outdoor power, forestry, and landscaping purposes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3199 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the repeal of requirements and penalties related to the grading of roses. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3231 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the eligibility of nonprofit organizations that partner with certain schools to receive grants for agricultural projects. House: Agriculture & Livestock Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3264 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for farm animal activities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3387 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the regulation of food prepared, stored, distributed, or sold at farmers' markets. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Posting rule suspended
HB 3415 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the authority of the Texas Animal Health Commission to set and collect fees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3449 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to notice provided to certain local officials regarding the use of land application to treat and dispose of certain oil and gas waste. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3478 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the punishment for criminal mischief involving cattle, horses, and exotic livestock. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3533 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to granting certain local governments general zoning authority around certain military facilities; providing a penalty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 96 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to divert funds from corn subsidies to the production of fruits and vegetables. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HJR 107 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 110 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Proposing a constitutional amendment to require compensation for relocation costs associated with the taking of certain property for a public use. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
SB 51 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 199 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hernandez Luna, Ana
Relating to agricultural projects in certain schools, including the eligibility of nonprofit organizations that partner with schools to receive grants. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 248 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Landtroop, Jim
Relating to the regulation of public grain warehouse operators. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 378 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the date by which a pest management zone or cotton grower may request an extension of the cotton stalk destruction deadline. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 409 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 449 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 478 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the protection of stray bison. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 479 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for farm animal activities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 506 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to consumption advisories for mercury contamination in fish, crustaceans, molluscan shellfish, and other aquatic and terrestrial animals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 616 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the sale or transportation of certain desert plants; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 645 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 646 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Forest Service. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 691 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the exemption from permitting by groundwater conservation districts for certain water wells used for domestic, livestock, and poultry watering purposes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 751 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the regulation of catfish and other siluriform fish intended for human consumption; providing civil and administrative penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 893 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to motor fuel quality and testing. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1086 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the operation by the Department of Agriculture of programs for rural economic development and the marketing and promotion of agricultural and other products grown, processed, or produced in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1157 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to the certification of the state's primary standards of weights and measures. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1232 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the creation of the grain producer indemnity fund. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1233 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the promotion of efficiencies in and the administration of certain district court and county services and functions. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1356 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the repeal of certain laws regulating the registration of animal tattoo marks with the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1357 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the redemption and impoundment of estrays. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1374 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of weather modification operations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1417 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the limitation of liability of certain landowners. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1454 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the membership and duties of the interagency obesity council. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1602 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the exemption from the sales and use tax for certain agricultural items. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1604 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to weight limits on a vehicle loaded with certain agricultural products. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security No action taken in committee
SB 1626 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the punishment for criminal mischief involving cattle, horses, and exotic livestock. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 16 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water-stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 40 82-1 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program. Filed
HB 205 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the applicability of certain city requirements affecting the restraint of certain dogs on annexed or otherwise acquired property used for agricultural operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 328 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to abolishing the office of inspector of hides and animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 375 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to classifying elk and elk hybrids as livestock under the Agriculture Code. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 376 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the requirement that livestock at auction facilities located in or near a fever tick quarantine area be dipped. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 482 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to programs to increase the availability of fresh produce to, and the purchase and consumption of fresh produce by, certain low-income individuals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
HB 568 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the slaughter and processing of livestock for use by certain child-care facilities. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 571 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to permitting an owner, occupant, or lessee of agricultural land who is a certified prescribed burn manager to conduct a prescribed burn. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 679 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to testing and warnings related to mercury levels in certain fish. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 681 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to requiring warning signs regarding mercury levels in certain fish. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 865 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Invasive Species Coordinating Committee. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1114 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike | et. al. Relating to application requirements and performance standards for agricultural biomass and landfill diversion incentive grants. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1444 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the definition of an agricultural business for the purposes of the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1530 81-0 (2009) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the licensing and regulation of health-related pest control by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1580 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the continuation and functions of the board of directors of the official cotton growers' boll weevil eradication foundation and the management of certain cotton in pest management zones. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 1617 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to limited agricultural cooperatives; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
HB 1751 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a renewable energy device, structure, facility, or system installed or constructed on residential property, land designated for agricultural use, or open-space land devoted to farm or ranch purposes for the generation of energy for use in connection with the property. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1840 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an interagency farm-to-school coordination task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1881 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Texas Equine Incentive Program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1908 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the safety of the fresh fruit and vegetables produced in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1911 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the Texas Rural Investment Fund. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1916 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for capital projects at Sam Houston State University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1949 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the issuance and execution of agriculture warrants; creating an offense. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2016 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the regulation of the use of land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 2042 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the notice requirements following impoundment of an estray. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2150 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the eligibility of land for ad valorem tax appraisal as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2151 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the creation of a fuel ethanol and biodiesel producer loan guarantee program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 2230 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2292 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2318 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the fuel ethanol and biodiesel incentive program of the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2366 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the creation of the Texas bioenergy fund. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2527 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the regulation of commercial fertilizer. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2582 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the production and taxation of renewable diesel fuel. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2872 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the establishment by the State Soil and Water Conservation Board of a carbon dioxide sequestration or emissions offset program. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2884 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to rebates and the sale of crop insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2925 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to protections provided by the Department of Agriculture for certain consumers; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 3030 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for machinery and equipment used in an agricultural aircraft operation. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3143 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to weight limits on a vehicle loaded with certain agricultural products. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3144 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for property used in agricultural operations and for aircraft used in connection with agriculture. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3236 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Agriculture and the Prescribed Burning Board and the abolition of the Texas-Israel Exchange Fund Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3271 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the Texas Partnership for Children in Nature. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3322 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to participation in an animal identification system. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 3330 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to a disease surveillance program for elk; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3429 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to certain program and reporting duties of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3496 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Nursery and Floral Advisory Council and the promotion of Texas nursery and floral industries. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4031 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the agricultural biomass and landfill diversion incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4070 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of airplanes and helicopters used exclusively in agricultural operations. House: Ways & Means Reported favorably as substituted
HB 4100 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to fees for certain licenses issued by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4175 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain counties to adopt buffer zone regulations and comprehensive land development plans; providing a penalty. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4186 81-0 (2009) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to weight limits on a vehicle loaded with certain agricultural products. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 4187 81-0 (2009) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to a length exemption for a vehicle or combination of vehicles used to transport a combine used in farm custom harvesting operations. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4196 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to proof of title to breeding deer for certain purposes of deer breeding operations. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 4245 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4577 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the seizure and destruction of certain plants. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4578 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the establishment of the official citrus producers' pest and disease management corporation; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 72 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a renewable energy device, structure, facility, or system installed or constructed on residential property, land designated for agricultural use, or open-space land devoted to farm or ranch purposes for the generation of energy for use in connection with the property. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 36 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the program to educate cattle producers about trichonomoniasis. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 205 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Partnership for Children in Nature. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 212 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Relating to the sale or transportation of certain desert plants; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 343 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to study the retail availability of healthy foods in certain underserved areas of this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 344 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to study the acceptance at farmers markets of food stamps and benefits under the women, infants, and children supplemental food program. House: Public Health
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 399 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to abolishing the office of inspector of hides and animals. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 578 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of a county to regulate land development after a local option election. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 678 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land if a change of use of the land occurs. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 682 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to participation in an animal identification system. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 691 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the establishment of the Texas Invasive Species Coordinating Committee. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 948 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie
Relating to the definition of an agricultural business for the purposes of the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 958 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Heflin, Joe
Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for certain aircraft, including machinery and equipment used in an agricultural aircraft operation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 969 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Jones, Delwin
Relating to a length exemption for a vehicle or combination of vehicles used to transport a combine used in farm custom harvesting operations. House: Transportation
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1004 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the continuation and functions of the board of directors of the official cotton growers' boll weevil eradication foundation. Senate: Government Organization Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1016 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Agriculture and the Prescribed Burning Board, the creation of the Texas Bioenergy Policy Council and Texas Bioenergy Research Committee, and the abolition of the Texas-Israel Exchange Fund Board; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1027 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to the establishment of an interagency farm-to-school coordination task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1088 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to the use of food stamp benefits at farmers markets. House: Human Services
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1089 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to farm-to-school initiatives. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 1131 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the seizure and destruction of certain plants. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1132 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the issuance and execution of agriculture warrants; creating an offense. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1214 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to consumption advisories for mercury contamination in fish, crustaceans, molluscan shellfish, and other aquatic and terrestrial animals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 1246 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to fees for certain licenses issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1309 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the regulation of commercial fertilizer. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1501 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to the eligibility of nonprofit organizations that partner with certain schools to receive grants for agricultural projects. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1668 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to application requirements and performance standards for agricultural biomass and landfill diversion incentive grants. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 1693 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the regulation of poultry facilities and poultry litter by the State Soil and Water Conservation Board and to the enforcement authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1779 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to the establishment of the official citrus producers' pest and disease management corporation; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1806 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Relating to liens for certain veterinary care charges for large animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1851 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the posting of notice by a county sheriff regarding impounded estrays. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1871 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the management of volunteer and other noncommercial cotton in pest management zones. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 1901 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the safety of the fresh fruit and vegetables produced in this state. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1988 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to the Texas Rural Investment Fund. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 2000 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to weight limits on a vehicle loaded with certain agricultural products. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 2089 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to protections provided by the Department of Agriculture for certain consumers; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2172 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to proof of title to breeding deer for certain purposes of deer breeding operations. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 2405 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 299 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to testing and warnings related to mercury levels in certain fish. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 300 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to requiring warning signs regarding mercury levels in certain fish. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
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 461 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to participation in an animal identification system. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 496 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to mileage reimbursement for soil and water conservation district directors and delegates. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 596 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the retail sale of temperature-adjusted gasoline and diesel fuel. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 637 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to making participation in an animal identification program voluntary. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 967 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of agricultural or open-space land on which the Texas Animal Health Commission has established a temporary quarantine for ticks. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 1090 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the establishment of a program by the Department of Agriculture to make grants to encourage the construction of facilities that generate electric energy with certain types of agricultural residues, waste, debris, or crops and to the state's goal for generating renewable energy. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1457 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the acceptable methods for disposal of poultry carcasses. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1472 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the annexation of land for which property taxes are imposed based on the land's value for agricultural or wildlife management purposes or timber production. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1592 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the labeling requirement for fuel pumps dispensing certain gasoline and ethanol mixtures. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1631 80-0 (2007) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to abolishing the office of inspector of hides and animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1673 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the fuel ethanol and biodiesel incentive program of the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1719 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to requiring landowners to report the burial of certain animal carcasses. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1817 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural products and equipment. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1931 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the production and taxation of renewable diesel fuel. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1932 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the membership and area of operation of farmers' cooperative societies. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2024 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2027 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the requirements for obtaining a permit authorizing the use of a hail cannon. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2222 80-0 (2007) Author: Heflin, Joe
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the membership of the Food and Fibers Research Council. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2328 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the offenses of cruelty to livestock and nonlivestock animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2345 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the creation of the Texas Organic Agricultural Industry Advisory Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2542 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office of Rural Community Affairs. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2543 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Animal Health Commission; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
HB 2546 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the sale of ammonium nitrate; creating an offense. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2547 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to rate filing requirements and rating standards for commercial property insurers. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2671 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to limited agricultural cooperatives; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
HB 2672 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to activities of a winery located in a dry county. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
HB 2959 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John Relating to regulation of dairy products. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3096 80-0 (2007) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to dealer agreements regarding the purchase and sale of certain all-terrain vehicles or equipment or machinery used for agricultural, off-road construction, utility, industrial, mining, forestry, and landscaping purposes. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3300 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to classifying llamas, alpacas, and exotic livestock as livestock under the Agriculture Code. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3401 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the sale of cattle represented as sound for breeding purposes; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 3573 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the implementation of animal identification programs and the identification and tracking of exotic livestock and exotic fowl. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 3652 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation for certain poultry facilities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4062 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the enforcement and administration of certain programs by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HJR 3 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt poultry facilities from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 69 80-0 (2007) Author: Heflin, Joe
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the constitutional authority for the office of inspector of hides and animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Filed with the Secretary of State
HR 2797 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1090. Filed
HR 2851 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1090. Reported enrolled
SB 34 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a nutrition policy for public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 357 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the establishment of a program by the Department of Agriculture to make grants to encourage the construction of facilities that generate electric energy with certain types of agricultural residues, waste, debris, or crops. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 689 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the sale or transport of certain desert plants; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
SB 708 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural products and equipment. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 779 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the appraisal of open-space land devoted principally to agricultural use. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 822 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the creation of the atmosphere modification research program and center and the administration of the weather modification and control program. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 827 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to the public schools eligible to receive certain grants from the Department of Agriculture. House: Public Education
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 866 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Organic Agricultural Industry Advisory Board. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 910 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office of Rural Community Affairs. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 911 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Animal Health Commission; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 912 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1100 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the offenses of cruelty to livestock and nonlivestock animals. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1148 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to dealer agreements regarding the purchase and sale of certain all-terrain vehicles or equipment or machinery used for agricultural, off-road construction, utility, industrial, mining, forestry, and landscaping purposes. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1249 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the sale and delivery of certain motor fuels. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1339 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to allowing money in the disaster contingency fund to be used to provide assistance to producers of agricultural products affected by a disaster caused by severe drought, wildfire, flood, storm, or hurricane. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1532 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the regulation of food safety in fresh fruits and vegetables. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1561 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron
Relating to the seizure and destruction of certain plants; creating an offense. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1577 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of a county to regulate land development after a local option election. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1714 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to regulation of dairy products. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SR 1176 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1090. Reported enrolled
HB 116 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the farm and ranch lands conservation program. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 372 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the required use of towing safety chains on certain vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Returned from the House for further action
HB 373 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the food and fibers research grant program and to the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Food and Fibers Commission to the Food and Fibers Research Council. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 749 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Delwin | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to size and weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural products and equipment. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 760 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to fees for registration and inspection of certain fuel measuring and dispensing devices. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 774 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the Interstate Pest Control Compact. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 785 79-0 (2005) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to authorizing a temporary wind up permit for a concentrated animal feeding operation the permit for which has been revoked. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 876 79-0 (2005) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the use in food of genetically engineered non-food materials. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 894 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to produce samples at municipally owned farmers' markets. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 901 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to expiration dates for certain licenses issued or renewed by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1101 79-0 (2005) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the Tarleton State University Dairy Center. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1513 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to permit exemptions for certain users of state water. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1520 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to activities of a winery located in a dry county. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1568 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the definition of an agricultural operation. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Refer to s/c on Ag & Coastal Resc by Pres
HB 1695 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the appointment and jurisdiction of cattle rangers. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1733 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to prohibiting disclosure of certain records or reports by the Texas Feed and Fertilizer Control Service. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1878 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to requiring warning signs regarding mercury levels in certain fish. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1879 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to testing and warnings related to mercury levels in certain fish. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 2049 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to assessments levied on producers and used for marketing, education, research, and promotion of Texas beef. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2135 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the creation of a tourist-oriented directional sign program. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2305 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to the annexation of land for which property taxes are imposed based on the land's value for agricultural or wildlife management purposes. House: Land & Resource Management Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2313 79-0 (2005) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to noxious and invasive plants; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2370 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the regulation of poultry facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2423 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to discrimination by a groundwater conservation district against landowners whose land is enrolled or participating in a federal conservation program. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2578 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to providing the national free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch program to a greater number of public school students. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2611 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of agricultural or open-space land in a tick eradication quarantine area. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2862 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the regulation of a poultry operation that does not use a liquid waste handling system. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2927 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to requiring the licensing of resellers of certified seed; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3046 79-0 (2005) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the administration of ad valorem taxation. House: Local Government Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3146 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the establishment of a land conservation program and land conservation council in the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3185 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to exemptions from permitting requirements for dams and reservoirs on private property. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3226 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a statewide maintenance program for boll weevil and pink bollworm eradication. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3275 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to abolishing the Agriculture Resources Protection Authority. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3287 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to payment for livestock feeding and care charges. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 3334 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to an exemption from regulation for certain nonprofit agricultural research projects. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3575 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to an exemption from regulation for certain nonprofit agricultural research projects. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HCR 137 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Urging the U.S. Congress to press for NAFTA reforms to provide preference protections for produce grown in South Texas and marketed in the same area. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 220 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Recalling S.B. No. 1708 from the Governor. Filed
SB 9 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to homeland security; providing a penalty. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 161 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the food and fibers research grant program. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 176 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the required use of towing safety chains on certain vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 247 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to permitting samples of produce at certain municipally owned farmers' markets. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 370 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to expiration dates for certain licenses issued or renewed by the Department of Agriculture. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 371 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the Interstate Pest Control Compact. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 372 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to fees for registration and inspection of certain fuel measuring and dispensing devices. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 734 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Mowery, Anna
Relating to municipal regulation of the discharge of firearms and certain other weapons. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 760 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Straus, Joe
Relating to the classification of open-space land into categories for purposes of appraising the land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/06
SB 806 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to appointed members of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
House passage as amended reported
SB 956 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the appointment and jurisdiction of cattle rangers. Senate: Criminal Justice Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1091 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to noxious and invasive plants; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Postponed
SB 1102 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program by the Department of Agriculture to make grants to farmers and diverters who provide agricultural biomass to facilities that convert biomass to electrical energy. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1273 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the establishment of the Texas farm and ranch lands conservation program. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1370 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the disposition of certain tax revenue for the protection and development of grape and wine production. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1371 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the disposition of certain tax revenue for the development of the Texas wine producing industry. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1428 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the establishment of a statewide maintenance program for boll weevil and pink bollworm eradication. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1462 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to payment for livestock feeding and care charges. Senate: Natural Resources Refer to s/c on Ag & Coastal Resc by Pres
SB 1640 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to size and weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural products and equipment. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1669 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the composition of the wine sold or dispensed by wineries located in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1680 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to the repeal of the Agriculture Resources Protection Authority. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1707 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the regulation of poultry facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1708 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to assessments levied on certain owners of cattle and used for marketing, education, research, and promotion of Texas beef. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
House adopts resolution recalling from Gov.
SB 1709 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the regulation of a poultry operation that does not use a liquid waste handling system. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SCR 41 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Recalling S.B. No. 1708 from the governor. Sent to the Governor
SB 84 79-1 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to highway signs for certain businesses related to agriculture. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
HB 50 79-2 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to highway signs for certain businesses related to agriculture. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 22 79-2 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to highway signs for certain businesses related to agriculture. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 168 79-3 (2006) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the implementation of animal identification programs and the identification and tracking of exotic livestock and exotic fowl. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 151 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to offenses involving dogs or coyotes that are a danger to livestock and other animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 169 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the capitalization rate used in the ad valorem tax appraisal of qualified timber land. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 179 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Dan
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the qualification of a county fair association for an ad valorem tax exemption. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/04
HB 240 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the punishment for criminal mischief committed by intentionally introducing infectious diseases into livestock. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 433 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to criminal offenses involving acts against certain activities involving animals or involving natural resources and to civil consequences arising from convictions of those offenses. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HB 470 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the labeling, advertising, and sale of halal foods; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 480 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to eligibility of land located in certain municipalities to be appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as land designated for agricultural use, open-space land, timber land, or restricted-use timber land. House: Local Government Ways and Means No action taken in committee
HB 641 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to state policy and regulations regarding bison; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 675 78-0 (2003) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al. Relating to the regulation of riding stables. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
HB 895 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the establishment of a program to provide grants to make voluntary purchases of development rights in real property. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1029 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to prohibiting a governmental entity from disclosing personal information relating to certain persons who hold a private pesticide applicator license. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 1046 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to an application for registration of a commercial fertilizer. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1324 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to the sale and slaughter of equine animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1398 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to procedures for arbitration of seed performance disputes. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1452 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to prohibiting a governmental entity from disclosing information relating to use of certain predator control devices. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1803 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to surface use planning and restoration for oil and gas mineral leases. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1821 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the immediate qualification of newly acquired land for ad valorem tax appraisal as qualified open-space land. House: Local Government Ways and Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1836 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the definition of livestock; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1858 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the promotion and marketing of Texas products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2008 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to certain powers and duties of the Department of Agriculture and other entities engaged in agricultural activities. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to s/c on Agriculture
HB 2012 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of an organic standards registration and certification program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2133 78-0 (2003) Author: Campbell, Scott
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to agriculture and the powers and duties of the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2206 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land used for wildlife management. House: Local Government Ways and Means No action taken in committee
HB 2255 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the payment of deferred taxes on certain agricultural land. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 2320 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to administration by the Texas Department of Agriculture of quarantined articles. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2372 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to livestock branding and identification. House: Agriculture & Livestock Postponed
HB 2382 78-0 (2003) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the frequency of inspection and testing of weights and measures. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2510 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to criminal offenses involving acts against certain activities involving animals or crops. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2517 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the ad valorem taxation of farm products and open-space land. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 2558 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to certain reporting requirements and orders relating to commercial fertilizer. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2844 78-0 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the exemption from the requirement that a person register as a property tax consultant to perform certain property tax consulting services. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2899 78-0 (2003) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to contract for the erection and maintenance of specific information logo signs, major shopping area guide signs, and major agricultural interest signs. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
HB 2913 78-0 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the Southern Dairy Compact; providing an administrative penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 2938 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the appraisal of timber land used in the production of farm, ranch, or timber products. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3032 78-0 (2003) Author: Laney, James Relating to purchasing preferences to Texas and United States products under certain state and local purchasing procedures. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3050 78-0 (2003) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to excepting land of certain charitable organizations from the additional tax imposed on the change of use of land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land. House: Local Government Ways and Means No action taken in committee
HB 3058 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to requiring state agencies to lease excess land for hunting, fishing, or agricultural purposes. House: Government Reform No action taken in committee
HB 3136 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the calculation of net to land in the ad valorem tax appraisal of open-space land used for wildlife management. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 3227 78-0 (2003) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the enforcement of the requirements for special appraisal of certain property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3383 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to agricultural development districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3387 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to prohibiting the use of food crops for the genetic engineering of drugs, industrial chemicals and other non-food materials. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3468 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the irrigation of agricultural land on prison property. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 3607 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the calculation of net to land in the ad valorem tax appraisal of open-space land used for wildlife management. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/04
HJR 72 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for the immediate qualification of newly acquired open-space land for ad valorem tax appraisal on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Local Government Ways and Means Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 213 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to the labeling, advertising, and sale of food in accordance with religious customs; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 271 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim
Relating to the regulation of riding stables. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 498 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to state agricultural policy regarding bison. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 644 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to prohibiting a governmental entity from disclosing personal information of certain persons who hold a private pesticide applicator license and of their clients. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 759 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to certain pesticide application by persons engaged in pest control work for a political subdivision. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 854 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the sale, distribution, or importation of noxious plants; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 992 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the establishment of a program to provide grants to make voluntary purchases of development rights in real property. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1052 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the definition of livestock; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1053 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to certain water pollution and conservation programs administered by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1123 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the promotion and marketing of Texas products. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1141 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to agriculture and the powers and duties of the Department of Agriculture. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1268 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the creation of an organic standards registration and certification program. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1329 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the frequency of weights and measures testing. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1377 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to landowners of groundwater whose land is enrolled or participating in a government conservation program. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1389 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to livestock branding and identification. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1405 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to administration by the Texas Department of Agriculture of quarantined articles. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1413 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to certain powers, duties, and programs of the Department of Agriculture and to other entities engaged in agricultural activities. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 153 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to developing an international trade and development program for Texas-grown agricultural products. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 277 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 453 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the creation of the Agriculture Policy Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 499 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to agricultural policy for the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 577 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the promotion of Texas agricultural products and the sale of wine. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 634 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to agricultural projects in certain urban schools. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 681 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al. Relating to an economic development program administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 727 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to the treatment of bison in the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 819 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to transfer of the Office of Rural Affairs to the Department of Agriculture. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 892 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to sale and promotion of certain agricultural products produced by wineries. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1013 77-0 (2001) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the exemption of farm products from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1039 77-0 (2001) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to the ratification of the Southern Dairy Compact; providing civil penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1086 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to a grant program to provide surplus agricultural products to organizations that serve needy or low-income individuals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1128 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the registration period for a truck-tractor or commercial motor vehicle transporting seasonal agricultural products. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1196 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to incentives under the Texas Racing Act for the Thoroughbred or Arabian horse breeding industry in this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 1241 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the purchase of diesel fuel by certain persons using a signed statement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1262 77-0 (2001) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to priority of agricultural liens on future crops. House: Agriculture & Livestock Failed to pass to engrossment
HB 1391 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to notice provided at certain sales of equine animals; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1441 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al. Relating to certain anticipation notes for rural economic development. House: Land & Resource Management Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1596 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David Relating to programs to promote agriculture and economic development in rural areas of this state. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1663 77-0 (2001) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the power of the East Cedar Creek Fresh Water Supply District to produce and market agricultural products. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1686 77-0 (2001) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to reporting of animal diseases by veterinarians. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1711 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al. Relating to the boll weevil eradication program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1757 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to payment of unemployment compensation tax contributions by certain employers engaged in agriculture. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1797 77-0 (2001) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al. Relating to the "Go Texan" partner program and other programs and measures to promote Texas agriculture and agricultural products. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1829 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the creation of an agricultural lien. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1880 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the creation, operation, and administration of agricultural development districts and granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1917 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the liability of certain persons for injury to others that occurs on land used for recreation. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1948 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to a local option election to allow or prohibit the sale of wine by the holder of a winery permit. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1949 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the sale and dispensing of wine by winery permit holders. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1954 77-0 (2001) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to the regulation and promotion of the oyster industry in this state. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2000 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al. Relating to the duties of the Department of Agriculture and certain agricultural boards. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2091 77-0 (2001) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to tuberculosis control in certain animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2217 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the issuance of a certificate of title for certain farm semitrailers. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2354 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to collecting and remitting commodity producers board assessments. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2365 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to funding to enable Prairie View A&M University to qualify for agricultural research, extension, and education matching funds, including federal agricultural research and extension formula funds. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Tagged
HB 2390 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the sale and distribution of salt cedar; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2400 77-0 (2001) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to liability of sponsors of and participants in certain activities involving animals. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2463 77-0 (2001) Author: Glaze, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the issuance of permits in areas infected with or at high risk of infection for bovine tuberculosis. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2520 77-0 (2001) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the operation of certain vehicles transporting agricultural items on highways in this state. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 2586 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the regulation of public grain warehouse operators and other public warehouse operators; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2757 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the designation of certain land that includes a greenhouse as agricultural land for ad valorem tax appraisal purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2839 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to energy efficiency programs developed by the energy office. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2968 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the management, conservation, and use of groundwater. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3140 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to eligibility for certain franchise tax credits. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 3141 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David Relating to prima facie evidence for the offense of theft of livestock, exotic livestock, or exotic fowl. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 3230 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the administration of the weather modification program and grants for weather modification and control activities. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3355 77-0 (2001) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to water quality management plans for agricultural and silvicultural facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3389 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to franchise tax credits for telecommunications corporations for job creation activities and capital investments. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3404 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the classification of the use of water for purposes of fees and regulations imposed by the Edwards Aquifer Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3555 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to transfer of the regulation of riding stables to the Texas Animal Health Commission from the Texas Department of Health. House: Agriculture & Livestock Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HJR 75 77-0 (2001) Author: Mowery, Anna | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate obsolete, archaic, redundant, and unnecessary provisions and to clarify, update, and harmonize certain provisions of the Texas Constitution. House: Constitutional Revision, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HR 173 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Recognizing February 7, 2001, as Food Checkout Day in Texas. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 359 77-0 (2001) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Encouraging natural gas and energy suppliers to negotiate with agricultural producers to prevent disruption of utility services. House: Energy Resources Reported enrolled
SB 260 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the maximum age of a participant in the Young Farmer Loan Guarantee Program. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 270 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the meaning of "agricultural crop" for purposes of the exemption of certain wells from fees charged by the North Harris County Regional Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 331 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to agricultural policy for the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 336 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the authority of a local rabies control authority to administer a rabies vaccine to certain animals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 398 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to a grant program to provide surplus agricultural products to organizations that serve needy or low-income individuals. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 571 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to the "Go Texan" partner program and other programs and measures to promote Texas agriculture and agricultural products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 612 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to testing of equine infectious anemia. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 685 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to transfer of the regulation of riding stables to the Texas Animal Health Commission from the Texas Department of Health. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 701 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to agricultural projects in certain urban schools. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 716 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to programs to promote agriculture and economic development in rural areas of this state. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 717 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy
Relating to the boll weevil eradication program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 742 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to standardized training in the use and application of certain pesticides. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 746 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy | et. al.
Relating to an economic development program administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 779 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to the creation of an agricultural lien. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 827 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy | et. al.
Relating to certain anticipation notes for rural economic development. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 858 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Zbranek, Zeb
Relating to the regulation and promotion of the oyster industry in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 938 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Relating to the duties of the Department of Agriculture and certain agricultural boards. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1013 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to funding to enable Prairie View A&M University to qualify for agricultural research, extension, and education matching funds, including federal agricultural research and extension formula funds. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1175 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to the administration of the weather modification program and grants for weather modification and control activities. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1272 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the designation of certain land that includes a greenhouse as agricultural land for ad valorem tax appraisal purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/02
SB 1339 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to requiring owners or operators of poultry facilities to implement and maintain certified water quality management plans. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 1565 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the management, conservation, and use of groundwater. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1603 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to water quality management plans for agricultural facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Tabled in committee
SB 1627 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the creation of the atmosphere modification research program and center. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1748 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to prima facie evidence for the offense of theft of livestock, exotic livestock, or exotic fowl. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1749 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to exempting certain gas used on the lease from the production tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 2 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to agriculture and state agricultural policy. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 124 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the promotion of Texas agricultural products and the sale of wine. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 126 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to liability for false disparagement of perishable food products. House: Civil Practices Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 128 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to participation of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in certain food bank programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 131 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to regulation of harmful materials in commercial fertilizers. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 161 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the tax appraisal of certain land owned or formerly owned by honorably discharged veterans or their spouses and designated for agricultural use. House: Ways & Means Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 426 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to educational requirements for the executive director of the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 431 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the determination of the amount of proof of financial responsibility for the application of certain pesticides. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 436 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the criminal offense of trespass on agricultural lands. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 530 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to financial assistance provided by the state for the implementation of environmentally sensitive irrigation methods. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 555 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al. Relating to the tax appraisal of certain land owned or formerly owned by a veteran and designated for agricultural use. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 597 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to preference to Texas and United States products in purchasing by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 672 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to an interim study of the effects of urban encroachment on agricultural land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Considered in Calendars
HB 690 76-0 (1999) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the penalty for cutting a fence used for certain animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 722 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to the number of certified peace officers employed by the Texas Forest Service. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1041 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the registration period for a truck-tractor or commercial motor vehicle transporting seasonal agricultural products; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1244 76-0 (1999) Author: Crownover, Ronny
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to control of animal diseases. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1360 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to appraisal of open-space land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1378 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a study and report on the development of an information system relating to the use of certain pesticides that may affect sources of drinking water. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1417 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the regulation of mariculture facilities in Aransas County. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 1449 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the additional tax imposed on the change of use of open-space or timber land. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1592 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the state's share of the costs under the brush control cost-share program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1665 76-0 (1999) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. House: Ways & Means Posting rule suspended
HB 1732 76-0 (1999) Author: Crownover, Ronny | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to testing of certain equine animals for equine infectious anemia; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1845 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to voting by members of an agricultural cooperative marketing association. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1975 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the labeling requirements for drugs prescribed or dispensed for administration to animals in agricultural operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2000 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the ratification of the Southern Dairy Compact; providing civil penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 2205 76-0 (1999) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the possession and transport of anhydrous ammonia and to the use of anhydrous ammonia equipment; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2407 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the handling and marketing of vegetables and fruit and to the payment of claims from the Produce Recovery Fund. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2428 76-0 (1999) Author: King, Tracy Relating to certain functions of the comptroller of public accounts involving ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 2432 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David Relating to label requirements for certain sorghum seed. House: Agriculture & Livestock Tabled
HB 2462 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the operation of certain farm vehicles and trailers. House: Transportation Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2499 76-0 (1999) Author: Moreno, Joe Relating to the use of suitable state property for community gardens and farmers markets for the benefit of low-income and needy families. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2631 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to a grant program for agricultural projects in certain public school districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2680 76-0 (1999) Author: Sadler, Paul | et. al. Relating to exemptions from ad valorem and sales and use taxation of certain timber and certain items used in timber operations and the valuation of certain timber land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2719 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the promotion of Texas agricultural products; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2737 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to tax incentives for certain agricultural processing companies locating or expanding in this state. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2809 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to requiring a grain transportation study. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2970 76-0 (1999) Author: George, Kenn Relating to the requirement that the chief appraiser send certain notices in connection with the appraisal of agricultural land for ad valorem tax purposes by certified mail. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2973 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to regulating the taking of coyotes as fur-bearing animals. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3050 76-0 (1999) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the administration of certain loan programs by the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority, to limiting certain liability for activities in programs funded by the authority, to establishing the agricultural technology program, and to the promotion of the development of agriculture-related rural businesses. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3079 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the development and financing of a statewide aquatic vegetation management plan. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3149 76-0 (1999) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to priority of agricultural liens on future crops. House: Agriculture & Livestock Considered in Calendars
HB 3243 76-0 (1999) Author: Green, Rick Relating to authorizing the owner of exotic livestock or fowl to protect that livestock or fowl from certain dangerous animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3277 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to research in agriculture production and its effect on water use and availability and wildlife habitats. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3278 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to providing for representation of agricultural interests in the water resource planning and management activities of the state. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3349 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the brush control program administered by the State Soil and Water Conservation Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock Postponed
HB 3384 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to registration and operation of certain farm vehicles and trailers. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3417 76-0 (1999) Author: Counts, David Relating to transfer of the Office of Rural Affairs to the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Considered in Calendars
HB 3449 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to payment of unemployment compensation tax contributions by certain employers engaged in agriculture. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3662 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the issuance of special license plates in honor of the citrus industry in Texas. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3845 76-0 (1999) Author: Zbranek, Zeb
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the creation of the Southeast Texas Agricultural Development District; granting the right to issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HCR 302 76-0 (1999) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make a technical correction in H.B. No. 3050. Signed by the Governor
SB 224 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom | et. al. Relating to tax incentives for certain agricultural processing companies locating or expanding in this state. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 331 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to preference to Texas and United States products in purchasing by school districts and certain charter schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 448 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy | et. al.
Relating to the boll weevil eradication program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 518 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to licensing requirements for the operation of certain farm vehicles and trailers on the highways. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 521 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to certain functions of the comptroller of public accounts involving ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 631 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Walker, Gary | et. al.
Relating to the boll weevil eradication program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 690 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to preference to Texas and United States products in purchasing by state agencies, school districts, and certain charter schools. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to State Affairs
SB 705 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to providing aid, support, and assistance to agriculture; establishing the agricultural technology program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 706 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to providing disaster relief to agriculture; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
SB 737 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the ratification of the Southern Dairy Compact; providing civil penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Agriculture by President
SB 754 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Wise, Miguel
Relating to the issuance of special license plates in honor of the citrus industry in Texas. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 873 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of aquaculture. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 977 76-0 (1999) Author: Ratliff, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Sadler, Paul | et. al.
Relating to exemptions from ad valorem and sales and use taxation of certain timber and certain items used in timber operations and the valuation of certain timber land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 992 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the handling and marketing of vegetables and fruit and to the payment of claims from the Produce Recovery Fund; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1028 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the promotion of Texas agricultural products; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1241 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to voting by members of an agricultural cooperative marketing association. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1265 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a grant program for agricultural projects in certain public school districts. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1304 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Crownover, Ronny
Relating to the control of aflatoxin. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1310 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Relating to providing for representation of agricultural interests in water resource planning and management. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1430 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the administration of certain loan programs by the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority and to the promotion of the development of agriculture-related rural businesses. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1481 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the appraisal of agricultural land for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1901 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the disposition or sale of impounded estrays by a county. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SCR 43 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Memorializing Congress to remove or restrict the use of trade sanctions on agricultural products. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Agriculture by President
HB 192 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the criminal offense of trespass on agricultural lands. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 375 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the tax appraisal of certain land owned or formerly owned by disabled veterans and designated for agricultural use. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 381 75-0 (1997) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to warranties and warranty claims concerning farm, industrial, or outdoor power equipment. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 404 75-0 (1997) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the abolition of the office of inspector of hides and animals of Ector County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 525 75-0 (1997) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the right to conduct agricultural operations and to complaints, including nuisance actions and other nuisance complaints, against agricultural operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 560 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for bovine activities. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 920 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Delwin
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the width of certain vehicles transporting seed cotton modules. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 950 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Delwin
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the inactive status of the Texas Soybean Producers Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 963 75-0 (1997) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the attachment and amount of certain agricultural liens. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 993 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to loans guaranteed by the Young Farmer Loan Guarantee Program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1052 75-0 (1997) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to standards for the storage of eggs. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1072 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the regulation of retail stores. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1128 75-0 (1997) Author: Kamel, Ted | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Relating to the harvesting of and payment for timber; providing for damages; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1144 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the regulation of herbicides and pesticides and to pest control. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1220 75-0 (1997) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to the immunity from liability of the Texas Forest Service and its employees for damage, injury, or death caused by controlled burning planned, conducted, or supervised by the service. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1398 75-0 (1997) Author: Telford, Barry | et. al. Relating to the exemption from the sales and use tax of certain machinery or equipment used in timber production. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1399 75-0 (1997) Author: Telford, Barry | et. al. Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain materials used in commercial timber operations. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1630 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the requirements for certain agricultural fences. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1723 75-0 (1997) Author: Telford, Barry | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to appraisal for property tax purposes of open-space land that is converted to production of timber. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1759 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the pesticide use and application program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1823 75-0 (1997) Author: Glaze, Bob
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the slaughter and processing of livestock for personal use. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1875 75-0 (1997) Author: Glaze, Bob
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the imposition and use of certain fees imposed on certain milk and milk products. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2011 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Pete | et. al. Relating to the promotion of Texas agricultural products and the sale of wine; creating a farm winery permit; imposing a tax on the sale of wine; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2165 75-0 (1997) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to the repeal of the additional tax imposed on the change of use of open-space land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2347 75-0 (1997) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the regulation of mariculture facilities in Aransas County. House: Land & Resource Management Subcommittee members named
HB 2367 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the preservation of farmland. House: Agriculture & Livestock Subcommittee members named
HB 2396 75-0 (1997) Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the prevention of horse theft. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2469 75-0 (1997) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting timber or timber products and to the operation of vehicles transporting poles or pipe. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2475 75-0 (1997) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the regulation of mariculture facilities in certain coastal counties. House: Land & Resource Management Subcommittee members named
HB 2499 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the family farm and ranch finance program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2593 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the voluntary labeling of the nonuse of a certain substance used in dairy production; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2602 75-0 (1997) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the enforcement of certain liens. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2639 75-0 (1997) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to studies related to certain maricultural activities and facilities; imposing a moratorium. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2640 75-0 (1997) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the permitting of commercial mariculture facilities for shrimp and exotic species of aquatic life in coastal counties, relating to the authority of coastal counties over certain mariculture activities, relating to a study to guide future regulation of certain mariculture activities in Texas and granting rulemaking authority. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2664 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to the liability of certain persons for injury to others that occurs on agricultural land used for recreation. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2665 75-0 (1997) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al. Relating to permitting certain commercial mariculture facilities in coastal counties. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2682 75-0 (1997) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to ad valorem tax sanctions on certain land diverted from agricultural use. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2729 75-0 (1997) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the development of performance measures by the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 2754 75-0 (1997) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to public warehousemen, organic certification, the regulation of rose grading and citrus vegetable products, the establishing of quarantines, and the repeal of certain obsolete provisions of the agriculture code. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2762 75-0 (1997) Author: Walker, Gary | et. al. Relating to a lien for the processing or harvesting of cotton. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2782 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the use of suitable state property for community gardens and farmers markets for the benefit of low-income and needy families. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2807 75-0 (1997) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the administration of the citrus budwood certification program; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2945 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to protection of agricultural improvements. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 3065 75-0 (1997) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the eligibility of lending institutions to participate in the linked deposit program established in the Department of Agriculture. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3115 75-0 (1997) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to a certain exemption to regulation under the Texas Structural Pest Control Act. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3264 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the regulation and policy forms of certain lines of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3378 75-0 (1997) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to prima facie evidence of theft of agricultural products by check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3484 75-0 (1997) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the use and distribution of a regulated herbicide and certain pesticides. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3570 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Delwin | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the length limitation for a vehicle or vehicle combination transporting a combine. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HCR 306 75-0 (1997) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Encouraging the governor of the State of Texas to support actions for securing federal disaster relief for the Rio Grande Valley. Signed by the Governor
HJR 89 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the preservation of farmland. House: Agriculture & Livestock Subcommittee members named
HR 556 75-0 (1997) Author: Christian, Wayne Recognizing Texas' forest products industry and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative. Reported enrolled
HR 1368 75-0 (1997) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Encouraging Governor Bush to seek federal emergency action relating to the U.S. onion industry. Filed
SB 156 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to directional signs on public highways for major agricultural interests, major shopping areas, and specific information. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Transportation
SB 194 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the tax appraisal of certain land owned or formerly owned by disabled veterans and designated for agricultural use. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 279 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the prevention of horse theft. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 372 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to certain regulatory functions of the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 449 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the transfer of certain powers and duties of the Texas Feed and Fertilizer Control Service to the commissioner of agriculture. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Agriculture by President
SB 469 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the inactive status of the Texas Soybean Producers Board. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 532 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to the appraisal of timberland for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 765 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to appraisal for property tax purposes of open-space land that is converted to production of timber. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 766 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill | et. al. Relating to the exemption from the sales and use tax of certain machinery or equipment used in timber production. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 767 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill | et. al. Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain materials used in commercial timber operations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1124 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the regulation of aquaculture. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Point of order sustained
SB 1342 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the application for and use of the proceeds of loans guaranteed by the Young Farmer Loan Guarantee Program. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1355 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the regulation of certain retail sellers and retail establishments; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1435 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the liability of certain persons for injury to others that occurs on agricultural land used for recreation. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1459 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to protection of agricultural improvements. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1499 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the regulation and policy forms of certain lines of insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1576 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the development of performance measures by the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 1583 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the regulation of certain livestock feeds by the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1589 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the attachment and amount of certain agricultural liens. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Agriculture by President
SB 1590 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to the use and distribution of a regulated herbicide and certain pesticides. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts resolution to go outside bounds
SB 1598 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the use of suitable state property for community gardens and farmers markets for the benefit of low-income and needy families. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Co-author authorized
SB 1639 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to a lien for the processing or harvesting of cotton. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1753 75-0 (1997) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the linked deposit program. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1814 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Relating to modifications of the official cotton growers' boll weevil eradication program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1910 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Glaze, Bob
Relating to the regulation of poultry operations. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 294 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the ad valorem tax appraisal of land designated for agricultural use. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 302 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan | et. al. Relating to the offense of criminal mischief. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 556 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to the criminal offense of trespass on agricultural lands. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 627 74-0 (1995) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the tax appraisal of certain land owned or formerly owned by disabled veterans and designated for agricultural use. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 722 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to liability for false disparagement of perishable food products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 947 74-0 (1995) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to loans secured by liens on agricultural-use or open-space land. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1062 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to develop electronic benefits transfer systems that permit the use of food stamps in farmers markets. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1113 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to the exemption of certain pesticides from registration. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 1167 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to the farm and ranch finance program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1168 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to a review of Texas' programs to research, control, and eradicate animal tuberculosis and to implementing an improved program based on the review. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1219 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the handling and quarantine of certain animals; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1377 74-0 (1995) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to waste tire recycling fees on certain agricultural equipment tires. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1387 74-0 (1995) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to ad valorem taxation of agricultural, recreational, park, or scenic land; providing a penalty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1463 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to a lien in favor of a seller of agricultural chemicals, agricultural seeds, or animal feed or of a provider of labor in connection with the agricultural chemicals or agricultural seeds; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1532 74-0 (1995) Author: Counts, David Relating to the ad valorem taxation of implements of husbandry held by a dealer. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1562 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to authorizing the owner of livestock to protect that livestock from certain dangerous animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Postponed
HB 1735 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the registration of pesticides. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1736 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to termination of certain agreements between suppliers of and dealers in farm, industrial, and outdoor power equipment. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1776 74-0 (1995) Author: Black, Layton Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Food and Fibers Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1801 74-0 (1995) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to the punishment for theft of certain pesticides. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 1842 74-0 (1995) Author: Munoz, Sergio Relating to an exemption from certain license renewal requirements for certain persons licensed by the Texas Structural Pest Control Board. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1847 74-0 (1995) Author: Black, Layton Relating to the qualification of land for appraisal as open-space land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2085 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the liability of certain private and governmental owners of agricultural land used for recreation. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2104 74-0 (1995) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to prohibiting the registration, sale, use, and application of chlordane; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2167 74-0 (1995) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the abolishment of the Agriculture Resources Protection Authority. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 2198 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to establishing a pilot program to use suitable underutilized state property for community gardens and farmers markets for the benefit of low-income and needy families. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2199 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to the prosecution for theft of certain pesticides. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2201 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2202 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the refund of license and registration fees by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Coauthor Authorized
HB 2233 74-0 (1995) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to the certification of Texas agricultural products and production processes by the Department of Agriculture; authorizing the imposition of fees; and providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2235 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Renato Relating to citrus fruit maturity standards. House: Agriculture & Livestock Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2282 74-0 (1995) Author: Black, Layton Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Agriculture and certain associated entities, including the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority, The Agriculture Resources Protection Authority, the State Seed and Plant Board, and the Produce Recovery Fund Board, and generally to matters regarding agriculture in this state; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2316 74-0 (1995) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the regulation and promotion of aquaculture; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2341 74-0 (1995) Author: Ramsay, Tom
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to research for the control of fire ants. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2351 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to the authority of the Department of Agriculture to sell advertisements in its publications. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2475 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Renato Relating to the handling and marketing of citrus fruits and vegetables and to the produce recovery fund. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2478 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to pesticide worker protection standards. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2479 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the consolidation of herbicide, pesticide, and agricultural workplace chemical laws under the jurisdiction of the Department of Agriculture. House: Environmental Regulation Returned to committee
HB 2505 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to commercial animal feed; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/96
HB 2536 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Renato Relating to establishing a citrus budwood certification program for the designation of foundation groves containing citrus trees from which citrus budwood is certified as free of certain pathogens and as to type of citrus variety; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2653 74-0 (1995) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to structural pest control outdoor treatment notification standards. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2700 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the payment of commercial feed inspection fees to Texas Tech University for use in research relating to commercial feed. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2724 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al. Relating to the voluntary labeling of the non-use of certain substance used in dairy production. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2744 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to the inspection and labeling of compost. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2856 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to creation of the Texas Food Security Council. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2874 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to exempting from the sales and use tax machinery and equipment used to prepare, plant, cultivate, or harvest timber. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2892 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to the boll weevil eradication program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2959 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the consolidation of the general obligation bonding authority for the farm and ranch finance program fund with the general obligation bonding authority for the Texas agricultural fund and the rural microenterprise development fund within the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 3003 74-0 (1995) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Relating to the control and eradication of cotton pests by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HCR 173 74-0 (1995) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Urging the United States Congress to extend to noncorporate farmers, entities, and individuals the Internal Revenue Code tax incentive for charitable donations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 226 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard Establishing the Texas Community Nutrition Task Force to develop, implement, and evaluate a two-year community food production and farmer's market pilot program. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 44 74-0 (1995) Author: Kubiak, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the total principal amount of bonds and notes authorized to be issued or sold for the support of the Texas agricultural fund. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HJR 92 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of proceeds of bonds issued for financing of farm and ranch land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 115 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David Proposing a constitutional amendment consolidating general obligation bonding authority for certain agricultural funds. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 109 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the prevention of horse theft. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 199 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to the criminal offense of trespass on agricultural lands. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 251 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Cuellar, Renato
Relating to the handling and marketing of citrus fruits and vegetables and to the produce recovery fund. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 371 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Black, Layton
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Food and Fibers Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 372 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Black, Layton
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Agriculture and certain associated entities, including the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority, the Agriculture Resources Protection Authority, the State Seed and Plant Board, and the Produce Recovery Fund Board, and generally to matters regarding agriculture in this state; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 525 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Cuellar, Renato
Relating to the purchase of agricultural products by a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 583 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Repealing provisions of law requiring certain persons to obtain food wholesaler's licenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 590 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the authority of the Department of Agriculture to sell advertisements in its publications. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
SB 637 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to develop electronic benefits transfer systems that permit the use of food stamps in farmers markets. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 676 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to the prosecution for theft of certain pesticides. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 699 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Pete
Relating to the farm and ranch finance program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 700 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the registration of pesticides. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 810 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roberto
Relating to the certification of Texas agricultural products and production processes by the Department of Agriculture; authorizing the imposition of fees; and providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 811 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to liability for false disparagement of perishable food products. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 841 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to waste tire recycling fees on certain agricultural equipment tires. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 897 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Pete
Relating to a review of Texas' programs to research, control, and eradicate animal tuberculosis and to implementing an improved program based on the review. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 941 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to a lien in favor of a seller of agricultural chemicals or agricultural seeds; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 955 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to exemptions from regulation as a food manufacturer or wholesaler. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1031 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the consolidation of herbicide, pesticide, and agricultural workplace chemical laws under the jurisdiction of the Department of Agriculture. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1117 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the refund of license and registration fees by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1146 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Cuellar, Renato
Relating to citrus fruit maturity standards. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1173 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Cuellar, Renato
Relating to establishing a citrus budwood certification program for the designation of foundation groves containing citrus trees from which citrus budwood is certified as free of certain pathogens and as to type of citrus variety; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1189 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to the control and eradication of cotton pests by the Department of Agriculture. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1196 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Pete
Relating to the boll weevil and pink bollworm eradication programs and to pesticide and herbicide application. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1260 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Patterson, Pete
Relating to the use of the general obligation bonding authority of the farm and ranch finance program fund for the Texas agricultural fund within the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/96
SB 1277 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to pesticide worker protection standards. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Agriculture by President
SB 1292 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Department of Agriculture. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1317 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation and promotion of aquaculture; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1474 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to establishing a pilot program to use suitable underutilized state property for community gardens and farmers markets for the benefit of low income and needy families. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1475 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to creation of the Texas Food Security Council. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SCR 138 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Urging the United States Congress to extend to noncorporate farmers, entities, and individuals the Internal Revenue Code tax incentive for charitable donations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 51 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Patterson, Pete
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of proceeds of bonds issued for financing of farm and ranch land. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 117 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Renato Relating to a transfer and appropriation of money to the produce recovery fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 121 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the creation of an offense involving sales of tickets to certain events; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 177 73-0 (1993) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the assessment for ad valorem tax purposes of certain land designated for agricultural use. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 221 73-0 (1993) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to exempting producers of fruits and vegetables from a prohibition on placing a sign on a public road right-of-way. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 288 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to criminal trespass on land where crops are grown. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 306 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the creation of an offense involving sales of tickets to certain events; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 334 73-0 (1993) Author: Glaze, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to certain devices used to protect nursery stock and the inspection of those devices when used for commercial purposes. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/94
HB 345 73-0 (1993) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to the authority of an agricultural marketing association to deal in nonmember products and supplies. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 353 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Pete | et. al. Relating to providing for methods and procedures for the eradication of boll weevils in cotton; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Coauthor Authorized
HB 395 73-0 (1993) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to regulating certain slaughterers; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 398 73-0 (1993) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to exempting certain underground irrigation systems from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 608 73-0 (1993) Author: Black, Layton
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the ownership, recovery, theft, and taxation of exotic livestock and exotic fowl, and to control of disease in exotic fowl; providing criminal penalties. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 644 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to the annual registration of certain farm trailers, farm semitrailers, or forestry vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 658 73-0 (1993) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the prevention of horse theft. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 770 73-0 (1993) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the additional tax imposed on a change of use of agricultural land. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1087 73-0 (1993) Author: Swinford, David Relating to restricting the authority of political subdivisions of the state to regulate pesticides. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 1097 73-0 (1993) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the application of pesticides by maintenance workers of certain governmental and educational entities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1132 73-0 (1993) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the location of the headquarters of the Texas Department of Agriculture. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1231 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David | et. al. Relating to certain powers and duties of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1287 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the establishment and funding of a young farmer loan guarantee program. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1302 73-0 (1993) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the authority of the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority to issue bonds. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1304 73-0 (1993) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the residency and certain duties of public weighers. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Referred to Agriculture & Wildlife Management
HB 1309 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the composition and authority of the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/94
HB 1320 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Pete
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to the authority of the State Seed and Plant Board to hold board meetings telephonically. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1378 73-0 (1993) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to certain exemptions from the Texas Structural Pest Control Act. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 1577 73-0 (1993) Author: Swinford, David Relating to meetings of the Texas State Seed and Plant Board under the Texas Open Meetings Act. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1622 73-0 (1993) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the linked deposit program to encourage commercial lending for certain agricultural purposes. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1638 73-0 (1993) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the Texas Egg Law. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1678 73-0 (1993) Author: Swinford, David Relating to inspection, labeling, and sale of agricultural and vegetable seed. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1679 73-0 (1993) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to arbitration of seed performance disputes. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1684 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Pete
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the farm and ranch finance program; granting the authority to issue bonds; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1687 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to increasing the grant amounts for and to the administration of the agricultural diversification and microenterprise support programs. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1688 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to the farm and ranch loan security fund. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Considered in Calendars
HB 1754 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to changes of use in open space land appraised as qualified agricultural land; providing sanctions and penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1878 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority and to the authority's efforts to support minority-owned and women-owned businesses. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 1908 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to outdoor treatment notification standards for structural pest control. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1913 73-0 (1993) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al. Relating to ad valorem taxation of agricultural, recreational, park, or scenic land; providing a penalty. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1933 73-0 (1993) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to boll weevil and pink bollworm control. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1976 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the health and safety of persons living and working in areas of the state involved in the production of agricultural plants. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2009 73-0 (1993) Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the Texas Animal Health Commission and to the control of animal diseases and pests; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2105 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Renato
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to seizure, treatment, and destruction of a citrus plant, citrus plant product, or citrus substance. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2204 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to grading, packing, and inspecting horticultural products. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2219 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the re-creation of the Texas-Israel Semi-Arid Fund as the Texas-Israel Exchange Fund and to the powers and duties of that board. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective immediately
HB 2220 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Agriculture to sell publications and collect publication fees. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2242 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to regulation of certain herbicides; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2248 73-0 (1993) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the composition of the Fire Ant Advisory Board. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Committee report sent to Calendars

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