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HB 52 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration and the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning arrested persons and certain persons lawfully detained. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 124 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 149 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 172 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the consideration of the performance of students of limited English proficiency on state assessment instruments and inclusion of related information in campus report cards. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 278 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the task force on asylum-seeking children. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 328 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to state and federal laws regarding immigrants or immigration, including the enforcement of those laws by certain governmental entities and the use of consular identity documents for certain purposes. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 393 85-0 (2017) Author: Stickland, Jonathan | et. al. Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 406 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the creation of a Texas resident driver's permit, provisional Texas resident driver's permit, and Texas resident driver's instruction permit; authorizing fees; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 521 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the cancellation of a person's voter registration on notice that the person has acknowledged that the person is not a citizen. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 580 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to information included on certain driver's licenses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 581 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the issuance of, eligibility for, and use of limited term personal identification certificates and driver's licenses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 582 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to driver's licenses and personal identification certificates issued to legal permanent residents of the United States and refugees or asylees lawfully admitted into the United States. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 611 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 750 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to a court's jurisdiction in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship over certain young people seeking special immigrant juvenile status and to child protective services caseworkers assigned to those young people. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 753 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 754 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 761 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to protections under civil and criminal law for certain young victims of trafficking; increasing the penalty for trafficking of persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 762 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 763 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 764 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to civil liability of a local government for failure to comply with an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 767 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 825 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 826 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to an annual report on the financial impact of undocumented immigrants on the state budget and economy. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 889 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 905 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the procedures for registering to vote. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 921 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1079 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1109 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1195 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to inclusion of a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1203 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a requirement that certain state agencies report on border security operations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1222 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1265 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to training of peace officers employed by the Department of Public Safety concerning the enforcement of federal immigration laws. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1308 85-0 (2017) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1344 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to protection for reporting the existence of certain immigration policies of a governmental entity. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1453 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to requiring state contractors and political subdivisions of this state to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify, and authorizing the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1760 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to money transmissions sent to destinations outside the United States; imposing a fee. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 1778 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the expiration of certain security officer commissions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1855 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2042 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2137 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to an interstate compact on border security, immigration enforcement, and refugee resettlement. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2191 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the eligibility of certain entities for grants awarded by the criminal justice division of the governor's office. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2225 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to the licensing of family residential centers by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the detention of certain juveniles. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2280 85-0 (2017) Author: Dean, Jay Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and to the agency's enforcement of immigration detainers and of laws relating to immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 2392 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to funding commitments for approval of certain bridges over the Rio Grande. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2522 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to a memorandum of understanding between this state and the United States Department of Homeland Security concerning the enforcement of federal immigration laws. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2709 85-0 (2017) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Education Agency on the financial costs of providing educational services to persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2719 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to the creation of a Texas conditional driver's permit, provisional Texas conditional driver's permit, and Texas conditional instruction permit; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3033 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to hiring and licensing certain veterans as peace officers. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3247 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3322 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the use of certain words to imply that a person who is not an attorney is authorized to practice immigration law and the prosecution of a cause of action arising from that practice and educational requirements for a notary public appointment; authorizing a fee; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3474 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. House: Elections Left pending in committee
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 3668 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the proof of citizenship or lawful presence in the United States required for the issuance of a driver's license. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3698 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the ineligibility of certain governmental entities that prohibit or discourage the enforcement of immigration laws to participate in and receive funds from the major events reimbursement program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3792 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4000 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HR 744 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Expressing support for the constitutional rights of lawful immigrants. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 4 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement by campus police departments and certain local governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to related duties and liability of certain persons in the criminal justice system; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 23 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 85 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the verification of employment authorization by state contractors and state grant recipients, including the use of the federal E-verify program, and to authorization for the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 108 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to increasing the punishment for certain felony offenses committed by a person who is unlawfully present in the United States. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 136 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 141 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
SB 169 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 254 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 260 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs and the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to State Affairs
SB 265 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 280 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the prosecution of the offense of criminal trespass. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 362 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens excused or disqualified from jury service. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 514 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to an interstate compact on border security and refugee resettlement; authorizing fines and fees. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 619 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to county and municipal cooperation with state and federal immigration law enforcement and efforts to enhance international border security. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 764 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to accounting for costs incurred by this state as a result of the presence of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to State Affairs
SB 765 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to providing the financial cost incurred by the Texas Education Agency as a result of providing educational services to persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 766 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to accounting for costs incurred by the health and human services system as a result of the presence in this state of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 767 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to accounting for costs incurred by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice as a result of the presence in this state of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 986 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to a grant program to support the enforcement of immigration law by a municipality or county. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 997 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to peace officer enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1018 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the licensing of family residential centers by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the detention of certain juveniles. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to State Affairs
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 1054 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to increasing the punishment for certain offenses committed by a person who is unlawfully present in the United States; changing eligibility for parole and mandatory supervision. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1230 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the cancellation of a person's voter registration on notice that the person has acknowledged that the person is not a citizen. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1311 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the creation of a Texas resident driver's permit, provisional Texas resident driver's permit, and Texas resident driver's instruction permit and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; creating an offense. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1591 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to cooperation with federal agencies on a guest worker program in this state. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 1680 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to a task force of border health officials. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1733 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to recognition of certain identification documents by governmental officials. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to State 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 2059 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 8 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment denying bail to certain persons who are unlawfully present in the United States and are taken into custody for committing a felony. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 53 85-1 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 183 85-1 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 281 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 289 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 311 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to money transmissions sent to destinations outside the United States; imposing a fee. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 315 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 317 85-1 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 42 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. Filed
SB 108 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses. Filed
SB 109 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and to certain other provisions related to immigration law. Filed
SB 110 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. Filed
HB 66 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the consideration of the performance of students of limited English proficiency on state assessment instruments and inclusion of related information in campus report cards. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 68 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the creation of a Texas resident driver's permit, provisional Texas resident driver's permit, and Texas resident driver's instruction permit; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 88 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 154 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 183 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to requiring state agencies to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 209 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 231 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to extending the court's jurisdiction in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship over certain young people for purposes of obtaining special immigrant juvenile status and Department of Family and Protective Services policies for handling cases involving those young people. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 306 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain public benefits and services to persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for those benefits and services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 310 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the cost of confinement and imprisonment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for that cost. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 360 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to in-state tuition for non-legal residents of Texas and the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 559 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 586 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 592 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 630 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to requiring state contractors and governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-Verify, and authorizing the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 672 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to certain information concerning an applicant for certain occupational licenses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 693 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the creation of a temporary visitor's driver's license, provisional temporary visitor's driver's license, and temporary visitor's driver's instruction permit; authorizing fees; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 739 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Relating to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 889 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 977 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 997 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to certain duties of employers voluntarily participating in the federal E-Verify program and of the Texas Workforce Commission in regard to the E-Verify program; providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1407 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the comparison of any list of the legal status of certain persons who are not citizens to the list of registered voters. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1439 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the creation of an educational publication for judicial guidance on cases involving a child who may be eligible for special immigrant juvenile status. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 1553 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to requiring political subdivisions to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1563 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the procedures for registering to vote. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1602 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1778 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the verification of the immigration status of an arrested person. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2416 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to an annual report on the financial impact of undocumented immigrants on the state budget and economy. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2573 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a deceptive trade practice related to the use of certain words to imply that a person who is not an attorney is authorized to practice law and the prosecution of a cause of action arising from that practice. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2640 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the cost of confinement and imprisonment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for that cost. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2661 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the functions of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs and the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2783 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the task force on asylum-seeking children. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2806 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the prosecution of and increasing the punishment for the offense of unlawful smuggling or concealment of persons; creating an offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2834 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to restrictions in connection with public subsidies and contracts awarded to businesses that employ undocumented workers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2889 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2912 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2937 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the cancellation of a person's voter registration on notice that the person has acknowledged that the person is not a citizen. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3073 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3301 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the recognition of state citizenship and the issuance of state identification cards, driver's licenses, and occupational licenses to state residents regardless of their immigration status. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3383 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the EB-5 immigrant investor visa program administered by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3401 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3584 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Scott Relating to the verification of employment authorization by governmental entities, state contractors, and state grant recipients, including the use of the federal E-verify program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3587 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Scott Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3718 84-0 (2015) Author: Spitzer, Stuart | et. al. Relating to the possible use of certain state-owned land for border security. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3735 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to cooperation with federal agencies on a guest worker program in this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3860 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to immigration visa waivers for physicians. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3934 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to Medicaid eligibility for certain residents. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3948 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the review of the economic impact of the immigrant investor visa program. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3950 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the recognition of certain employment authorizations granted by federal executive action. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4076 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the recognition of certain employment authorizations granted by federal executive action. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4120 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to money transmissions sent to destinations outside the United States; authorizing a fee. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HR 244 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Honoring the individuals who are providing humanitarian assistance to immigrants in McAllen. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
SB 62 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to accounting for costs incurred by this state as a result of the presence of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to State Affairs
SB 117 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to eligibility for a TEXAS grant. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 132 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the creation of a Texas resident driver's permit, provisional Texas resident driver's permit, and Texas resident driver's instruction permit; creating an offense. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 160 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to s/c on Border Security by Pres
SB 171 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the addition of an offense for the continuous smuggling of persons. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 174 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to receive a sentence of community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 185 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 268 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 351 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 374 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Dale, Tony
Relating to requiring state agencies to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 401 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 423 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 484 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to restrictions in connection with public subsidies and contracts awarded to businesses that employ undocumented workers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 838 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the functions of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs, the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees, and the use of the state's disaster contingency fund for purposes related to immigration and refugees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 897 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 959 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the collection of a complete set of fingerprints from certain applicants for driver's licenses. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1091 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to criminal trespass by an unauthorized immigrant; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1252 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Record vote
SB 1388 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to cooperation with federal agencies on a guest worker program in this state. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1429 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1742 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to immigration visa waivers for physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1801 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the recognition of certain employment authorizations granted by federal executive action. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1819 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1841 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the verification of employment authorization by governmental entities, state contractors, and state grant recipients, including the use of the federal E-verify program. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1928 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to ensuring local governmental and community input in any federal refugee resettlement program established in this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 119 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to citizenship information reported by persons who receive local or state money to provide services to individuals in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 122 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 180 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 181 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the construction or operation by a local governmental entity of a day labor center used to facilitate the employment of aliens not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 219 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain public benefits and services to persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for those benefits and services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 359 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the verification of the immigration status of an arrested person. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 559 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 615 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of unauthorized foreign nationals and to a biennial report regarding reported violations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 676 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 793 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the smuggling of persons. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 823 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 853 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to exemption from administration of assessment instruments for and posting of assessment instrument performance data of certain public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 927 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to voter registration; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 954 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to eligibility requirements for businesses for the receipt of certain public subsidies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1117 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to certain duties of employers voluntarily participating in the federal E-Verify program and of the Texas Workforce Commission in regard to the E-Verify program; providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1132 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to the determination of certain exemptions from the administration of state assessment instruments to public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1253 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to voter registration; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1434 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to payment of tuition to attend public schools for students holding certain United States student visas. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1447 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie Relating to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1559 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens excused or disqualified from jury service. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1700 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the proof of citizenship or lawful presence in the United States for issuance of a driver's license, personal identification certificate, or commercial driver's license. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1705 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the age qualification and extended jurisdiction over one seeking a suit affecting parent child relationship order in family court for purposes of obtaining special immigrant juvenile status. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1730 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1909 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to surplus lines insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2004 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the determination of certain exemptions from the administration of state assessment instruments to public school students and to the consideration of the performance of certain students on state assessment instruments. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2187 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2242 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to public school student identification numbers and related reporting requirements for school districts. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2301 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to requiring state contractors and governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-Verify, and authorizing the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2579 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses committed against a person in custody. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2639 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the authority of public institutions of higher education to determine the eligibility of certain persons to pay tuition at the rates established for residents of this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2856 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the regulation of immigration assistance services; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2950 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3074 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3206 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the creation of a Texas resident driver's permit, provisional Texas resident driver's permit, and Texas resident driver's instruction permit; authorizing fees; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3267 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to unlawful possession of a firearm by an illegal alien; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3364 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the payment of resident tuition and fees by certain high school students who enroll in dual credit courses. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3405 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to an exemption for certain emergency shelters from child-care licensing requirements. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3593 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the determination that a voter is deceased. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3738 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 44 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to swiftly enact and fund comprehensive immigration reform that creates a road map to citizenship for some 11 million undocumented immigrants, promotes economic growth, and strengthens national security. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 51 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment denying bail to certain persons who are unlawfully present in the United States and are taken into custody for committing a felony. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 361 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 437 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 453 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to payment of tuition to attend public schools for students holding certain United States student visas. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 526 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 527 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the detention by local law enforcement agencies of certain persons subject to federal immigration detainers. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 738 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program; imposing fees. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 807 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the authority of the Department of State Health Services to admit certain nonresident tuberculosis patients to a state chest hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 838 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to giving priority to United States citizens and permanent resident aliens in awarding state-funded student financial assistance. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 951 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to surplus lines insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1232 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1336 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 1583 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to extending the court's jurisdiction in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship over certain young people for purposes of obtaining special immigrant juvenile status and Department of Family and Protective Services policies for handling cases involving those young people. Senate: Jurisprudence Co-author authorized
SB 1704 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to cooperation with federal agencies on immigration issues in this state; authorizing fees. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SCR 15 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Urging Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
HB 45 83-1 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to commercial driver's licenses and commercial learner's permits and the operation of commercial motor vehicles; creating an offense; authorizing fees. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 64 83-1 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the creation of a Texas resident driver's permit, provisional Texas resident driver's permit, and Texas resident driver's instruction permit; authorizing fees; creating an offense. Filed
HCR 3 83-1 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Urging the United States Congress to swiftly enact and fund comprehensive immigration reform that creates a road map to citizenship for some 11 million undocumented immigrants, promotes economic growth, and strengthens national security. Filed
SB 30 83-1 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of unauthorized foreign nationals and to a biennial report regarding reported violations. Filed
SB 40 83-1 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to commercial driver's licenses and commercial learner's permits and the operation of commercial motor vehicles; creating an offense; authorizing fees. Filed
SCR 4 83-1 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Urging the U.S. Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform. Filed
HB 21 83-2 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the creation of a Texas resident driver's permit, provisional Texas resident driver's permit, and Texas resident driver's instruction permit; authorizing fees; creating an offense. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 17 83-2 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of unauthorized foreign nationals and to a biennial report regarding reported violations. Filed
SB 14 83-3 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. Filed
HB 12 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Record vote
HB 17 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of criminal trespass by an illegal alien and to certain procedures for arresting illegal aliens for committing that criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 18 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 21 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to reporting by state agencies on the financial effect of providing services to illegal immigrants. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 22 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to information regarding the citizenship and immigration status of public school students. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 29 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to considering the assessment instrument results of certain students in evaluating school district and campus performance. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 48 82-0 (2011) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety to operate one or more southbound vehicle checkpoints near the international border of this state for the purpose of preventing certain criminal offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 113 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 140 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to requiring state contractors and grant recipients to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify; adding a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 174 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the cancellation of the voter registration and to the eligibility to vote of persons who are deceased or not citizens of the United States. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 177 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the requirement of citizenship or lawful presence in the United States for issuance or renewal of certain occupational licenses, driver's licenses, and identification certificates. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 178 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 183 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the duty of a law enforcement agency to request information regarding the immigration status of an arrested person. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 186 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; creating a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 197 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain documentation before a person may engage in a licensed occupation; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 202 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 247 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 292 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to birth records of children born in this state; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 293 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the eligibility of an individual born in this state whose parents are illegal aliens to receive state benefits. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 294 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to prohibiting a person who is in the United States illegally from bringing a claim in a state court. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 296 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the enforcement of immigration laws, to the investigation, prosecution, and punishment of certain criminal offenses concerning illegal immigration, and to certain employment and labor practices and requirements regarding immigration and immigrants; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 302 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 303 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the imposition of a fee for money transmissions sent to certain destinations outside the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 311 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the duty of a peace officer to inquire into the immigration status of persons arrested on other grounds. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 428 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to access to campuses of public schools and institutions of higher education by foreign consuls. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 464 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 529 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to certification for placement on the ballot of candidates for president or vice-president of the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 532 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to certain offenses and criminal procedures involving persons who are not citizens of the United States; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 582 82-0 (2011) Author: Button, Angie Relating to eligibility requirements for businesses for the receipt of certain public subsidies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 601 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 603 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a prohibition on law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 608 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to state agency reports on the cost of services and benefits provided to undocumented immigrants. House: State Affairs Postponed
HB 615 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to requiring that certain tests required for the issuance of a driver's license or a commercial driver's license be conducted in English. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HB 623 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the detection and reporting of unauthorized immigration, the collection and dissemination of information concerning unauthorized immigration, the legal treatment or classification of unauthorized immigrants for certain purposes, the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration, and the establishment of English as the official language of this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 655 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to determining eligibility for indigent health care. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of
HB 743 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph | et. al. Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to notify the federal Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) regarding the withdrawal or nonattendance of certain foreign students. House: Higher Education Returned to committee
HB 763 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful transport of an undocumented person. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 804 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Relating to the offense of illegal voting by a person who is not a United States citizen. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 838 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 875 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the identification of certain defendants as foreign nationals who were not lawfully admitted to the United States or whose lawful status has expired and to their release on bail. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 878 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the participation of governmental entities and other employers in a federal work authorization verification program; establishing an unlawful employment practice. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 892 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful transport of an illegal alien. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1035 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to the proof of identity required of an applicant for a driver's license. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1036 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al. Relating to eligibility to file a sworn complaint with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1084 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to creation of the offense of registering to vote by persons who are not citizens of the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1186 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to documentary evidence of citizenship or other status as a requirement for issuance of certain identification documents. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1202 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the creation of the offense of employing or contracting with an unauthorized alien. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1238 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1239 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the construction or operation by a local governmental entity of a day labor center used to facilitate the employment of aliens not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1257 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the application and verification of eligibility for certain public benefits programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1272 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al. Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program or E-Verify; establishing an unlawful employment practice and providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1275 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1294 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to receive a sentence of community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1297 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration and to certain requirements concerning illegal criminal aliens in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1375 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1382 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the duty of a law enforcement agency to verify the immigration status of an arrested person. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1387 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin Relating to a requirement of lawful presence in the United States for receipt of state educational benefits and to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1455 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the release or discharge by a law enforcement agency of certain illegal immigrants at the office of a United States senator or United States representative. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1466 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to authorizing a suit to declare that certain young people have been abused, neglected, or abandoned and extending the jurisdiction of certain courts making such a declaration. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1553 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to citizenship information reported by persons, including state agencies, political subdivisions of this state, nonprofit organizations, and public and private entities, who receive local or state money to provide services. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1800 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the detection and reporting of unauthorized immigration, the collection and dissemination of information concerning unauthorized immigration, and the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1857 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1888 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-Verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1927 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to a requirement of lawful presence in the United States for receipt of state educational benefits and to the determination of resident status of and tuition rates for students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2011 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the admission of persons who are not legal residents of the United States to public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2260 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to verifying the eligibility of applicants for federal, state, and local public benefits; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2450 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of employing an individual not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2734 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to certain mandatory conditions of parole or mandatory supervision for illegal criminal aliens and the revocation of parole or mandatory supervision as a result of violating those conditions. House: Corrections
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2757 82-0 (2011) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2805 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the requirement of citizenship or lawful presence in the United States for issuance of a driver's license, personal identification certificate, commercial driver's license, or commercial driver learner's permit. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2878 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the creation of certain criminal offenses involving unauthorized aliens, to the forfeiture of property in relation to criminal offenses involving unauthorized aliens, and to the creation of a private cause of action for employing or contracting with unauthorized aliens. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2886 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a work program for certain persons not legally authorized to be in the United States; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3129 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify; creating an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3160 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3185 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to a requirement of lawful presence in the United States for receipt of state educational benefits for use at a public or private institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3240 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal E-Verify program and of the Texas Workforce Commission in regard to the E-Verify program; outlining certain duties of employers participation and providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3252 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of unauthorized foreign nationals and to a biennial report regarding reported violations. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3536 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to determining eligibility for indigent health care. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3537 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to collecting information and requiring reimbursement from certain recipients of certain public benefits. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3550 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to imposing a law enforcement fee for certain offenses, violations, and disqualifications related to commercial motor vehicles and to weight limits on a vehicle loaded with certain agricultural products. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3667 82-0 (2011) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to the establishment and administration of an employment verification compliance program, deterring the use of unauthorized foreign workers, imposing powers and duties on executive agencies, and providing for remedies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 88 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John | et. al. Urging Congress to enact an overhaul of the immigration system to promote economic prosperity and national security. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 158 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Urging the federal government to grant a conditional green card to certain noncitizens to allow them to enlist in the United States armed forces and urging the federal government to award citizenship to these immigrants upon the completion of four years of honorable military service. House: State Affairs Received from the House
HJR 86 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment denying bail to certain persons who are unlawfully present in the United States and are taken into custody for committing a felony. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 11 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Co-author authorized
SB 84 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to requiring governmental entities and contractors with governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 124 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 126 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the duty of a peace officer to inquire into the lawful presence of certain persons. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 146 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the offense of smuggling of persons and unlawful transport of an individual; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to State Affairs
SB 151 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to receive a sentence of community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 189 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the eligibility of certain aliens for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 259 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the duty of a peace officer to inquire into the immigration status of persons arrested on other grounds. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 288 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Pena, Aaron | et. al.
Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to operate one or more southbound vehicle checkpoints near the international border of this state for the purpose of preventing certain criminal offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 384 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the cancellation of the voter registrations of persons who are not United States citizens. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 394 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful transport of an undocumented person. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 420 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to determining eligibility for indigent health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 600 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to a prohibition on law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 881 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the liability of a criminal defendant and the defendant's sureties on a personal bond or bail bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 909 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the discharge of a surety's liability on a bail bond in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1009 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Sheffield, Ralph
Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to notify the federal Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) regarding the withdrawal or nonattendance of certain foreign students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1254 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of the offense of employing an individual not lawfully present in the United States. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security No action taken in committee
SB 1529 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the date by which law enforcement agencies must report arrests to the Department of Public Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Withdrawn from schedule
SB 1631 82-0 (2011) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
SB 1649 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Margo, Dee
Relating to a grant program to support the prosecution of certain crimes. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1698 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to reporting concerning inmates who are confined in county jails and subject to federal immigration detainers. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 9 82-1 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 10 82-1 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the duty of a law enforcement agency to request information regarding the immigration status of an arrested person. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 11 82-1 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the duty of a local law enforcement agency to verify the immigration status of certain arrested persons by use of the federal Secure Communities program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 57 82-1 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the creation of the offense of criminal trespass by an illegal alien and to certain procedures for arresting illegal aliens for committing that criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 58 82-1 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the creation of the offense of employing or contracting with an unauthorized alien. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 59 82-1 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to reporting by state agencies on the financial effect of providing services to illegal immigrants. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 11 82-1 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Urging the federal government to grant a conditional green card to certain noncitizens to allow them to enlist in the United States armed forces and urging the federal government to award citizenship to these immigrants upon the completion of four years of honorable military service. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 13 82-1 (2011) Author: Garza, John Urging Congress to enact an overhaul of the immigration system. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 9 82-1 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities and the administration of certain documentation of citizenship status and other lawful admittance by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SB 40 82-1 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program. Filed
SCR 2 82-1 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Urging the federal government to grant a conditional green card to certain noncitizens to allow them to enlist in the United States armed forces and urging the federal government to award citizenship to these immigrants upon the completion of four years of honorable military service. Filed
HB 48 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 49 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of criminal trespass by illegal aliens and to certain procedures for arresting illegal aliens suspected of committing criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 50 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to information required to establish resident status in connection with tuition and fees charged by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 128 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the requirement that applicants for certain licenses be eligible for employment in the United States. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to subcommittee
HB 139 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful transport of an undocumented person. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 192 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the purposes for which a student's absence from school must be excused. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 208 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the cancellation of the voter registration and to the eligibility to vote of persons who are deceased or not citizens of the United States. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 244 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to regulation of residential tenancies by local governments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 254 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to restricting illegal immigrants to certain geographic regions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 255 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to prohibiting admission by public institutions of higher education of applicants who are not lawfully authorized to be present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 256 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to birth records of children born in this state; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 260 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to receive a sentence of community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 261 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 262 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to information regarding the citizenship status of students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 263 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a fee for money transmissions sent to certain destinations outside the United States. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 266 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to regulating the provision of benefits and services to, and the verification of the employment status of, immigrants and to enforcing laws relating to immigrants; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 276 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the requirement that state agencies report the cost of services and benefits provided to undocumented immigrants. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 404 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 416 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to a requirement that a recipient of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund participate in a federal work eligibility verification program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
HB 418 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 577 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to notify the federal Student Exchange and Visitor Information System (SEVIS) regarding the withdrawal or nonattendance of certain foreign students. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 622 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 639 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the prosecution, punishment, and prevention of offenses involving trafficking of persons or certain forced or sex-based labor or services, law enforcement training relating to the trafficking of persons, and the creation of the trafficking of persons investigation and prosecution account in the general revenue fund. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 658 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 835 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to requiring a candidate for public office to provide proof of citizenship. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 976 81-0 (2009) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al. Relating to the proof of identity required of an applicant for a driver's license. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 1061 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the requirement of citizenship or lawful presence in the United States for issuance or renewal of certain occupational licenses, driver's licenses, and identification certificates. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1263 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to providing an exemption from the administration of certain assessment instruments for certain public school students who are asylees or refugees. House: Public Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1436 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to depositing revenue received by this state from undocumented immigrants to the indigent emergency medical services and preventative health care reimbursement fund. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1619 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to format, appearance, and contents of a driver's license, commercial driver's license, or personal identification certificate issued by the Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1703 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to a biennial report on the cost to the state of services provided to illegal aliens. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1744 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to employer liability for the cost of health care services provided to certain indigent employees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1827 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to eligibility to file a sworn complaint with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1961 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the recipients and subrecipients of financial assistance administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2222 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a prohibition on law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2335 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to fees charged for issuance by a state or local governmental entity of identification that may be presented to be accepted to vote. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3118 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to a study on the cost and benefits of undocumented immigrants to the state budget and economy. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3581 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the right of a foreign national to contact a foreign consular official. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 3826 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to certain disputes involving residential construction projects employing undocumented workers. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3949 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the requirement that applicants for certain licenses be eligible for employment in the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3969 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4036 81-0 (2009) Author: Merritt, Tommy | et. al. Relating to public safety and the issuance of driver's licenses and identification cards. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 4066 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to sworn complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4132 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
HB 4389 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to procedures and forms for combining health and human services benefits applications with voter registration applications. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4425 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to authorizing a suit to declare that certain children have been abused, neglected, or abandoned. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 4426 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to authorizing a suit to declare that certain young people have been abused, neglected, or abandoned and extending the jurisdiction of certain courts making such a declaration. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on intent calendar
HB 4480 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to documentary evidence of citizenship or other status as a requirement for issuance of certain identification documents. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4481 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the establishment of a fraudulent identification unit to be operated by the Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 4482 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to a requirement of lawful presence in the United States for receipt of state educational benefits and to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4483 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to verifying the eligibility of applicants for federal, state, and local public benefits; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4484 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful transport or concealment of an illegal alien. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4485 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the identification of certain defendants as foreign nationals who were not lawfully admitted to the United States or whose lawful status has expired and to their release on bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4486 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the participation of governmental entities and other employers in a federal work eligibility verification program; establishing an unlawful employment practice. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4487 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to state and local activities concerning and enforcement of federal immigration and custom laws. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4620 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the rights and responsibilities of residential landlords and tenants. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 4675 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the requirement of citizenship or lawful presence in the United States for issuance of a driver's license, personal identification certificate, commercial driver's license, or commercial driver learner's permit. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 95 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Requesting that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security consider all alternatives to the detention of immigrant and asylum-seeking families with children. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 94 81-0 (2009) Author: Legler, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing transporting out of this state a noncitizen who commits an offense in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 86 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the eligibility of certain aliens for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 89 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the prosecution, punishment, and prevention of offenses involving trafficking of persons or certain forced or sex-based labor or services, law enforcement training relating to the trafficking of persons, and the creation of the trafficking of persons investigation and prosecution account in the general revenue fund. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 125 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the right of a foreign national to contact a foreign consular official. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 268 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the cancellation of the voter registrations of persons who are not United States citizens. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 357 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 358 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 525 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to certain qualified alien physicians practicing medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 850 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to information required to establish resident status in connection with tuition and fees charged by public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1422 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to receive a sentence of community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1677 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the regulation of immigration assistance services; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 1784 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the requirement of citizenship or lawful presence in the United States for issuance of a driver's license, personal identification certificate, commercial driver's license, or commercial driver learner's permit. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1818 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to providing an exemption from the administration of certain assessment instruments for certain public school students who are asylees or refugees. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2026 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 2568 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2584 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the reporting of certain felons incarcerated in Texas jails to federal authorities. House: Corrections
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 28 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of an individual born in this state whose parents are illegal aliens to receive state benefits. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 29 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a fee for money transmissions sent to certain destinations outside the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 38 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the requirement that applicants for certain licenses be eligible for employment in the United States. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 39 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 40 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to requiring certain applicants for and recipients of medical assistance to provide proof of citizenship or nationality and of identity. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 104 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to information required to establish resident status in connection with tuition and fees charged by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 127 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the requirement that state agencies report the cost of services and benefits provided to unlawful immigrants. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 141 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 159 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Returned to committee
HB 240 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the absence of a student from school for activities in connection with obtaining United States citizenship. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 249 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the identification information required of an applicant for a driver's license. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 256 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the identification information required of an applicant for a driver's license. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 291 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to requiring governmental entities and contractors with governmental entities to participate in the federal work authorization program; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 325 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to construction projects employing undocumented workers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 351 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to prohibiting a grant from the Texas Enterprise Fund to a recipient who employs an undocumented worker. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 858 80-0 (2007) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the authority of a peace officer to inquire into the immigration status of certain persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 904 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the construction or operation by a local governmental entity of a day labor center used to facilitate the employment of aliens not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 905 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to verifying the immigration status of certain defendants confined in correctional facilities. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 906 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation of immigration assistance services; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 907 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the enforcement of federal immigration and customs laws by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 908 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to requiring governmental entities and contractors with governmental entities to verify employee information through the federal work authorization program. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 931 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the verification of legal presence in the United States of an applicant for a driver's license, personal identification certificate, or commercial driver's license. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 932 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to requiring that a driver's license, personal identification certificate, or commercial driver's license issued by the Department of Public Safety state whether the holder is a citizen of the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1012 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of immigration laws by local governments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1053 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al. Relating to exemplary damages awarded to a noncitizen. House: Civil Practices No action taken in committee
HB 1121 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to judicial findings, a criminal offense, and preventative actions regarding human trafficking or other similar abuse. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1132 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to verifying the eligibility of applicants for state public benefits. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1196 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to restrictions on the use of certain public subsidies. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1256 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of immigration laws. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1302 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the provision of public health services or benefits without regard to a person's immigration status; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1527 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to exemplary damages awarded to an illegal immigrant. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1528 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to prohibiting a grant from the Texas Enterprise Fund to an employer who employs one or more persons who are not lawfully entitled to be present and employed in the United States. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1604 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the identification information required of applicants for a driver's license or for certain public benefits, public services, or governmental employment. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1605 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the punishment for the offense of trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1727 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the authority of certain local officials or a peace officer to inquire into the immigration status of certain persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1774 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the enforcement of immigration laws by local governments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1941 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to data collected by public schools regarding the citizenship or immigration status of certain individuals. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1989 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the issuance of a driver's license to a person presenting certain identity documents. House: Border & International Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1997 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful transport of an undocumented person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2180 80-0 (2007) Author: Crabb, Joe | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of criminal trespass by illegal aliens and to certain procedures for arresting illegal aliens suspected of committing criminal offenses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2381 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the immigration status or nationality of a person needing or receiving certain emergency services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2428 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement profiling based on a person's immigration or nationality status. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2676 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to regulation of residential tenancies by local governments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2717 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to a joint interim study of ways to promote economic development in nations that are a primary source of undocumented immigrants in Texas. House: Border & International Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2869 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and identification cards. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 2900 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the operation of a commercial motor vehicle by persons without a license; imposing a penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2998 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the duty of a peace officer to verify the citizenship and immigration status of certain persons. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3020 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the identification and detention of certain foreign nationals who were not lawfully admitted to the United States or whose lawful status has expired. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3342 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the prosecution of the offense of trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3370 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of trafficking of persons and a report concerning the offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3507 80-0 (2007) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to the powers of peace officers. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 3653 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to contracts between the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and private vendors for the use of inmate labor to construct fences along the Texas-Mexico border. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3704 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to immigration law training for certain law enforcement officers. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 3829 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al. Relating to information required to establish resident status in connection with tuition and fees charged by public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 64 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Requesting that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security reconsider all alternatives to the detention of immigrant and asylum-seeking families. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 194 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Expressing dissatisfaction with the federal government's failure to secure the border and enforce immigration laws. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 281 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Requesting that Congress and the Texas Legislature adopt the terms "undocumented worker, person, or immigrant" as replacements to the term "illegal alien" in official discourse. Filed
SB 11 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to homeland security and protection of the public, including protections against human trafficking; providing penalties. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
SB 30 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to the eligibility of certain aliens for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 116 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to requiring governmental entities and contractors with governmental entities to participate in the federal work authorization program; providing a penalty. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 150 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement profiling based on a person's immigration or nationality status. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 151 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the immigration status or nationality of a person needing or receiving certain emergency services. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 197 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to a prohibition on state officers or employees who are not United States citizens representing the state in matters concerning certain foreign governments. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 268 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the imposition of a fee for money transmissions sent to a destination outside the United States and to the use of the revenue for border security purposes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 773 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the creation of the offense of criminal trespass by illegal aliens and to certain procedures for arresting illegal aliens suspected of committing criminal offenses. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1122 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to judicial findings regarding victims of trafficking and related offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1139 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a joint interim study of ways to promote economic development in nations that are a primary source of undocumented immigrants in Texas. Senate: International Relations & Trade Left pending in committee
SB 1250 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and identification cards. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1283 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of trafficking of persons and reports concerning the offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1464 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the cancellation of the voter registrations of persons who are not United States citizens. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 1840 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the authority of a peace officer to inquire into the immigration status of certain persons. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 858 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the issuance of a marriage license to applicants who are unable to personally appear before the county clerk. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 859 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the issuance of a certificate for driving by the Department of Public Safety. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1122 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to requirements for certain medical treatment consent forms. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1552 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the absence of a student from school for activities in connection with obtaining United States citizenship. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1561 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the identification information required of a foreign national applying for a driver's license. House: Border & International Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2207 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to allowing a political subdivision to hold a local option election on whether a lawfully admitted resident alien may vote in an election held by the political subdivision. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2289 79-0 (2005) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to required notice of and a lien resulting from damage to a fence. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HCR 13 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Memorializing Congress to allow Mexican visitors the same six-month length of stay afforded to Canadian travelers. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Signed by the Governor
HJR 66 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Proposing a constitutional amendment providing by local option for a lawfully admitted resident alien to vote in an election held by a political subdivision. House: Elections Left pending in committee
SB 555 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to requirements for certain medical treatment consent forms. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 603 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to an education and training program on handling the arrest of a foreign national. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Law Enforcement
SB 640 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the notification of foreign consular officials on the arrest of foreign nationals and to communications between those consular officials and arrested persons. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 47 79-1 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the absence of a student from school for activities in connection with obtaining United States citizenship. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 47 79-1 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to an education and training program on handling the arrest of a foreign national. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 525 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al. Relating to providing health care services without regard to a person's immigration status. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 869 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the criminal consequences of conduct that involves the trafficking of persons; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 938 78-0 (2003) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the right to file suit in this state. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1130 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al. Relating to immigration visa waivers for physicians. House: Border and International Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1212 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to limitations on the number of foreign students who may be enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1236 78-0 (2003) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to information required to be placed in a pen packet accompanying a defendant on transfer from county jail to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1239 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to requiring proof of citizenship at the time a person registers to vote. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1263 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the right of a foreign national to contact a foreign consular official. House: Border and International Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1383 78-0 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the issuance of a license to practice medicine to certain graduates of a foreign medical school. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1820 78-0 (2003) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the exception of certain agricultural labor from unemployment compensation. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1845 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the expiration and appearance of a driver's license, identification certificate, or commercial driver's license or permit issued to a person who is not a citizen of the United States. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 1868 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the provision of medical assistance to certain legal immigrants. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 2705 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the state Medicaid program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 3462 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to laborers in Texas. House: Border and International Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3544 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to establishing a pilot program to prevent certain juveniles from crossing the border between this state and Mexico. House: Border and International Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 156 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Memorializing congress to enact the Citizenship For America's Troops Act to allow citizenship through service in the U.S. Armed Forces. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
SB 63 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of financial assistance and related support services to certain legal immigrants. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 64 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of financial assistance to certain legal immigrants. Senate: International Relations and Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 65 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of medical assistance to certain legal immigrants. Senate: International Relations and Trade Left pending in committee
SB 98 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the administration of certain state assessment instruments in Spanish to Spanish-speaking students of limited English proficiency who are in special education programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 309 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick | et. al.
Relating to the authority of certain hospital districts to provide services to certain persons. House: Public Health
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 558 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Relating to immigration visa waivers for physicians. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 883 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to information required to be placed in a pen packet accompanying a defendant on transfer from county jail to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 944 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the expiration, appearance, and funding for the issuance of a driver's license, identification certificate, or commercial driver's license or permit issued to a person who is not a citizen of the United States. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1191 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the exception of certain agricultural labor from unemployment compensation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1751 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto
Relating to peace officer education and training regarding contacts between a foreign national arrested for a criminal offense and foreign consular officials. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 1953 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the criminal consequences of conduct that involves the trafficking of persons; providing penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Received from the Senate
HB 81 78-1 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to peace officer education and training regarding contacts between a foreign national arrested for a criminal offense and foreign consular officials. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 52 78-2 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to allowing a political subdivision to hold a local option election on whether a lawfully admitted resident alien may vote in an election held by the political subdivision. Filed
HJR 2 78-2 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Proposing a constitutional amendment providing by local option for a lawfully admitted resident alien to vote in an election held by a political subdivision. Filed
HB 158 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to qualify as residents of this state for purposes of higher education tuition and to qualify for higher education financial aid. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 901 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to qualify as residents of this state for purposes of higher education tuition or to pay tuition at the rate provided for residents of this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1018 77-0 (2001) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to certain applicants applying for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1044 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al. Relating to health benefits coverage for certain children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1218 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to nutritional assistance for certain legal immigrants. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1403 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to qualify as residents of this state for purposes of higher education tuition or to pay tuition at the rate provided to residents of this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1422 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the provision of medical assistance to certain legal immigrants. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1525 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to teacher certification of certain persons holding advanced degrees issued by institutions in foreign countries. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2395 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the provision of financial assistance to certain legal immigrants. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 2487 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al. Relating to state assessment of students of limited English proficiency. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2593 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program by the Texas Workforce Commission for technology training for certain persons. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3051 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the tuition charged to certain students at institutions of higher education and to emergency loans for student tuition and fees. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 3210 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the creation of a state self-sufficiency program for certain immigrants who are victims of battery or extreme cruelty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
SB 794 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the right of a foreign national to contact a foreign consular official. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1526 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to qualify as residents of this state for purposes of higher education tuition or to pay tuition at the rate provided to residents of this state. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
HB 1656 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to health benefits plan coverage for certain children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2708 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to health benefits plan coverage for certain children. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 3472 76-0 (1999) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain individuals who are not residents of this state. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
SB 243 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the duty of the Department of Public Safety to remove certain names from a list used to reconstitute the jury wheel. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1376 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain individuals who are not residents of this state. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 54 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the eligibility of illegal aliens for community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 158 75-0 (1997) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to repealing the exemption of certain foreign students from paying tuition charged by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 345 75-0 (1997) Author: Siebert, Bill Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to certain special agents of the United States government. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 419 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to requiring proof of citizenship at the time a person registers to vote. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 1049 75-0 (1997) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to notification of a judgment against a Mexican resident arising from a vehicle accident. House: Public Safety
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1629 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to the tuition charged to certain foreign students with financial need at certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1645 75-0 (1997) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to cancellation of the voter registrations of persons who are not United States citizens; providing a penalty. House: Elections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1696 75-0 (1997) Author: Culberson, John Relating to restricting the performance of certain civil duties or privileges to citizens of the United States. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1820 75-0 (1997) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the tuition charged to certain foreign students with financial need at certain components of the Texas State Technical College System and at Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective with Fall Semester
HB 1989 75-0 (1997) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to college student exchange programs with other nations. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3431 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to assistance for certain legal immigrants. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HJR 88 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow equal access to public services, assistance, and benefits to all United States legal residents. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 477 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to requiring courts hearing criminal cases to report certain persons who are not citizens of the United States to the federal government. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 815 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the tuition charged to certain foreign students with financial need at certain public institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1042 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to college student exchange programs with other nations. Senate: Education Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1056 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to foreign student tuition fees. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with amendments
SB 1067 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to assistance for certain legal immigrants. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1255 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to certain special agents of the United States government. Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1295 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to licensure of certain international medical students who have successfully completed a Fifth Pathway Program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1511 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the tuition charged to certain foreign students with financial need at certain public institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 19 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Requesting the United States Congress to encourage citizenship of legal immigrants by encouraging schools and institutions of higher education to provide enhanced citizenship training. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SCR 21 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Memorializing the Congress of the United States to amend federal law to allow legal aliens access to Medicaid benefits. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SCR 22 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Memorializing the Congress of the United States to amend federal law to allow legal aliens access to Supplemental Security Income. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 328 74-0 (1995) Author: Munoz, Sergio Relating to tuition for a resident of Mexico who registers at a component of the Texas State Technical College System. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 804 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to requiring courts hearing criminal cases to report certain persons who are not citizens of the United States to the federal government. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2006 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to offenses involving the practice of immigration law and providing services to a person seeking immigration or naturalization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Meeting cancelled
HB 2816 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to allowing a political subdivision to hold a local option election on whether a lawfully admitted resident alien may vote in an election held by the political subdivision. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 110 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Proposing a constitutional amendment providing by local option for a lawfully admitted resident alien to vote in an election held by a political subdivision. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 279 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to the identification of inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and other convicted persons as illegal criminal aliens. House: Corrections
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 762 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to enrollment of foreign exchange students in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 873 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to requiring courts hearing criminal cases to report certain persons who are not citizens of the United States to the federal government. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1713 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to tuition for a resident of Mexico who registers at a component of the Texas State Technical College System. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HB 603 73-0 (1993) Author: Cook, John
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the admission of foreign exchange students to the public free schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective with '93-'94 school year
HB 620 73-0 (1993) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to tuition at Texas A&I University charged to residents of bordering nations. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1887 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Pete | et. al. Relating to the requirement of criminal justice agencies to report certain persons who are not citizens of the United States to the federal government. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2278 73-0 (1993) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to voting by a lawfully admitted resident alien in a school district or junior college district election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HJR 105 73-0 (1993) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting a lawfully admitted resident alien to vote in certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 258 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to requiring citizenship as a prerequisite to holding a license from the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 776 72-0 (1991) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the citizenship status of persons certified to teach in the State of Texas. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1355 72-0 (1991) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the payment of tuition by foreign students enrolled in certain insitutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1952 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al | et. al. Relating to tuition charged to residents of Mexico who attend certain public junior colleges. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 2828 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to the eligibility of certain aliens to receive unemployment compensation benefits. House: Labor and Employment Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2848 72-0 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to transferring responsibility for certain immigration-related matters from the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council to the governor's office and to placing responsibility for certain refugee-related matters with the governor's office. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HCR 190 72-0 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Memorializing the Congress of the United States to honor its commitment to restore previously deferred federal funding for the State Legalization Assistance Grant. House: State Affairs Received from the House
SB 1052 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the payment of tuition by foreign students enrolled in certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1410 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to tuition paid by certain foreign students enrolled in a public senior college or university, a public junior college, the Texas State Technical Institute, and the Texas A&I University Citrus and Vegetable Training Center at Weslaco. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1511 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Johnson, Jerry
Relating to the eligibility of certain aliens to receive unemployment compensation benefits. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SR 847 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Memorializing Congress to honor its commitment to restore previously deferred federal funding for the State Legalization Impact Assistance Grant. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 5 72-1 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Memorializing the Congress of the United States to honor its commitment to restore previously deferred federal funding for the State Legalization Impact Assistance Grant. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 311 71-0 (1989) Author: Gavin, John | et. al. Relating to the treatment of certain nonimmigrant aliens as residents for purposes of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 765 71-0 (1989) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to information required for issuance of a driver's license and to information contained in a driver's license. House: Public Safety Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 2356 71-0 (1989) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the creation of the Advisory Committee on Immigration and to requiring the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council in applying for and overseeing the State Legalization Impact Assistance.... House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 196 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al.
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to the treatment of certain nonimmigrant aliens as residents for purposes of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective with fall semester 1989
HB 68 70-0 (1987) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to tuition and fee payments at institutions of higher education and to Texas Public Educational Grants funded by tuition payments. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1283 70-0 (1987) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to a prohibition of the employment of undocumented workers under state public works contracts; providing a civil penalty. House: Labor and Employment Relations 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1284 70-0 (1987) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to grants or loans of state aid to political subdivisions that employ illegal aliens or contract with persons who employ illegal aliens. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 391 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the tuition at public senior colleges and universities for certain citizens of Mexico. Senate: Education Left as pending business in comm.
SB 392 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the establishment of a scholarship program for eligible citizens of Mexico and Central America. Senate: Education Left as pending business in comm.
SB 393 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to tuition rates for residents of bordering nations. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 534 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to limitations on foreign exchange teachers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 49 69-0 (1985) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the employment of certain aliens and providing penalties. House: Business & Commerce Coauthor authorized
HB 238 69-0 (1985) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to ownership of property by foreign persons. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 259 69-0 (1985) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the receipt of gifts from foreign persons by an institution of higher education; providing a penalty. House: Higher Education 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 801 69-0 (1985) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to admitting into public schools of this state free of tuition certain United States citizens who reside in Mexico. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 990 69-0 (1985) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the arraignment of persons who are not citizens of the United States. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1036 69-0 (1985) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to reporting requirements of persons registered for engaging in activities to influence legislation or administrative action on behalf of a corporation partially or totally owned by a foreign government. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 1150 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to residency and tuition for attendance at state-supported institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1493 69-0 (1985) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to the operation of certain state-licensed foreign bank agencies. House: Financial Institutions 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1506 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the duties of a court on the arraignment of a defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from calendar
HB 1681 69-0 (1985) Author: Taylor, M.A.
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the use of assumed names by foreign insurance corporations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 104 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to disclosure requirements relating to the receipt of conditional gifts from foreign persons by a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 746 69-0 (1985) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Hammond, Bill
Relating to the operation and regulation of certain state-licensed foreign bank agencies. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1262 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to tuition exemptions and reduced tuition rates for certain foreign students. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1305 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the administration of a program providing tuition exemptions for students from certain foreign countries. Senate: Education Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1348 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to admonitions by the court to defendants who are noncitizens before acceptance of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 365 68-0 (1983) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to the ownership of mineral interests by a foreign government or an organization in which a foreign government owns an interest. House: Energy Referred to subcommittee
HB 388 68-0 (1983) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to the ownership of agricultural land by foreign persons. House: State Affairs Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 424 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to bids of nonresident highway contractors. House: Transportation Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 577 68-0 (1983) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the employment of certain aliens. House: Business & Commerce Coauthor authorized
HB 579 68-0 (1983) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the ownership of real property by foreign individuals or organizations. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 768 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the employment of certain aliens. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
HB 1190 68-0 (1983) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to fees collected by an institution of higher education to pay for services for international students. House: Higher Education Placed on daily Major State Calendar
HB 1422 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to approval of certain insurance policy forms and documents. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1908 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to the employment of professional nurses who are legal aliens. House: Labor and Employment Relations Placed on daily Major State Calendar
HB 1930 68-0 (1983) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to aid to school districts in which certain alien students are enrolled. House: Public Education Coauthor authorized
HB 2099 68-0 (1983) Author: Clark, Jerry Relating to the application of the franchise tax to certain foreign political subdivisions selling electricity and to a reciprocal exemption of those subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Posting rule suspended
SB 102 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to aid to school districts in which a significant number of children of foreign-born parents are enrolled. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 868 68-0 (1983) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to aid to school districts in which certain alien students are enrolled. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 957 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the exercise of jurisdiction over nonresidents by Texas courts. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 967 68-0 (1983) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Simpson, Bob
Relating to certain requirements imposed on foreign insurance corporations seeking to conduct insurance business in this state. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SCR 78 68-0 (1983) Author: Blake, Roy Memorializing Congress to control influx of illegal aliens. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 38 68-2 (1984) Author: Salinas, Froy Requesting Congress not to adopt the Simpson-Mazzoli bill. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 23 68-2 (1984) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to tuition exemption for students from certain foreign countries. Referred to Committee of the Whole
HB 46 67-0 (1981) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to aid to school districts with concentrations of foreign-born students. House: Appropriations Coauthor authorized
HB 59 67-0 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the disclosure of foreign investments in real property. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 112 67-0 (1981) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to the ownership of agricultural land by foreign persons. House: Agriculture & Livestock Work session
HB 174 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the employment of certain aliens. House: Employment Practices Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 485 67-0 (1981) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to foreign student tuition at state universities of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 743 67-0 (1981) Author: Nowlin, James
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the Uniform Foreign Country Money-Judgment Recognition Act and the Recognition of money judgments by courts of foreign countries. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 831 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to the disclosure of foreign investment and corporate investment in agricultural land in Texas. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken
HB 1093 67-0 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob
Sponsor: Travis, Dee
Relating to the deposit requirements for foreign casualty insurers. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1477 67-0 (1981) Author: Browder, Larry Relating to employment cards for aliens and to deductions from aliens' salaries. House: Employment Practices No action taken
HB 1648 67-0 (1981) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to the maximum rate of interest on extensions of credit to nonresident aliens and foreign entities. House: Financial Institutions Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1816 67-0 (1981) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to the taxation of the sale of real estate to a resident of a nation other than the United States. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 2088 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Neal T. Relating to requiring payment of a credentials evaluation fee for all foreign students seeking admission to state institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HCR 24 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Memorializing Congress to provide financial assistance to school districts adversely affected by enrollment of children of undocumented workers. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 44 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to admission of foreign students to public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Postponed
SB 104 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Grubbs, Walter B.
Relating to resident tuition charged of nonresident or foreign students on competitive scholarship. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Considered by committee in formal meeting
SB 161 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the Uniform Foreign Country Money-Judgment Recognition Act and the Recognition of money judgments by courts of foreign countries. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 210 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John Relating to maximum rate of interest on extensions of credit to nonresident aliens and foreign corporations. Senate: Economic Development Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
SB 515 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to a warning to an alien criminal defendant of the effect of conviction on resident status. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 902 67-0 (1981) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to aid to school districts which are impacted by high concentrations of children of alien parents. Senate: Education Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1063 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to requiring payment of a credentials evaluation fee for all foreign students seeking admission to state institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to subcommittee
SR 775 67-0 (1981) Author: Uribe, Hector Directing the Senate Human Resources Committee to study the impact of the influx of aliens into Texas on the labor market. Senate: Human Resources
HB 132 67-1 (1981) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to fees used to finance the cost of student services unique to international students. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 127 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Making it an offense to employ an illegal alien; establishing penalties; and declaring an emergency. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 146 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to the disclosure of foreign investment in agricultural land in Texas and providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 431 66-0 (1979) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to the ownership of agricultural land by foreign persons. House: Agriculture & Livestock Failure to suspend the rules
HB 432 66-0 (1979) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the disclosure of foreign investment in real property and providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 441 66-0 (1979) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to the Uniform Foreign Country Money-Judgment Recognition Act and the recognition of money judgments by courts of foreign coutries. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 490 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to an alien owning land in Texas. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 522 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Relating to qualifications of certain medical students for admission to supervised clinical training programs in Texas medical schools. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 666 66-0 (1979) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to the expulsion of certain foreign students from public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Coauthor authorized
HB 704 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Forrest Relating to the ownership of property by aliens. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 799 66-0 (1979) Author: Looney, Cullen Relating to the allocation of funds to school districts with large enrollments of alien students; and providing an appropriation. House: Appropriations Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 800 66-0 (1979) Author: Sullivant, Bill Relating to the disclosure and restriction of foreign investment in agricultural land in Texas, providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 837 66-0 (1979) Author: Clark, Bill Relating to the employment of certain aliens and providing penalties. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 935 66-0 (1979) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to deposit requirements for foreign casualty insurers. House: Insurance Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 978 66-0 (1979) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to the disclosure of foreign investment and corporate investment in agricultural land in Texas. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 1021 66-0 (1979) Author: Allred, Dave Relating to the classification of certain alien students as residents for purposes of tuition at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1101 66-0 (1979) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the disclosure of foreign investors' interests in real property. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 1131 66-0 (1979) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to development of trade between businesses in this state and those in foreign countries. House: State Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1279 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the use of employees in construction projects who have violated an immigration or naturalization law or rule. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1338 66-0 (1979) Author: Hall, Lanny Relating to the tuition paid by foreign students at state-sponsored institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 1359 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to the tuition paid by foreign students at state-supported institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1526 66-0 (1979) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to a criminal offense for employment of illegal aliens. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 1609 66-0 (1979) Author: Chavez, Melchor Relating to the employment of alien and agricultural workers; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 2007 66-0 (1979) Author: Hartung, Frank Relating to tuition at public institutions of higher education for persons who are citizens of a country other than the Unites States. House: Higher Education Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HCR 21 66-0 (1979) Author: Smothers, Clay Memorializing Congress and the President to take swift action against foreign students who destroy property and violate laws. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 79 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the disclosure of foreign investment in real estate in Texas and providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 220 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Nowlin, James
Relating to the Uniform Foreign Country Money-Judgment Recognition Act and the recognition of money judgments by courts of foreign countries. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
House conferees appointed
SB 271 66-0 (1979) Author: Short, E.L. Relating to the disclosure of foreign investment in real property and providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 284 66-0 (1979) Author: Short, E.L.
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to the expulsion of certain foreign students from public institutions of higher education and defining a phrase. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 396 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to tuition fees which apply to foreign students, resident graduate students and research assistants or other student employees of institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 530 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Hall, Lanny
Relating to the tuition paid by foreign students at state-supported institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 531 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Allred, Dave
Relating to the classification of certain alien students as residents for purposes of tuition at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 699 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the admission of foreign students to public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 738 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to admission to schools and tuition charges for children who are not citizens of the United States or legally admitted aliens. Senate: Education Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 817 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Von Dohlen, Tim
Relating to the right of certain foreign corporations, registered bank holding companies, banks, or trust companies to transact a trust business in the state. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 838 66-0 (1979) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to the disclosure of ownership of voting shares or voting rights of shares of savings and loan associations by foreign investors. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 174 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Making it an offense to employ an illegal alien; establishing penalties; and declaring an emergency. House: Labor Referred to subcommittee
HB 227 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred Relating to the qualifications of certain medical students for admission to supervised clinical training programs in Texas medical schools. House: Higher Education Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 246 65-0 (1977) Author: Torres, Ruben M. Relating to allocation of funds under the Foundation School Program for the education of certain alien students. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 374 65-0 (1977) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to the employment of certain aliens in metropolitan areas; granting certain duties and powers to the commissioner of labor and standards; and providing penalties. House: Labor Referred to subcommittee
HB 406 65-0 (1977) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to prohibiting the employment of illegal aliens; providing a penalty. House: Labor Referred to subcommittee
HB 590 65-0 (1977) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to the recognition of money judgments by courts of foreign countries; creating the Uniform Foreign Country Money-Judgement Recognition Act; and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 816 65-0 (1977) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the employment of certain aliens; granting certain duties and powers to the commissione of labor and standards; providing fines; and providing a private cause of action. House: Labor Referred to subcommittee
HB 855 65-0 (1977) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the transportation of illegal aliens; and providing penalties. House: Labor Referred to subcommittee
HB 1336 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, John Relating to the exemption of certain alien students from the requirement that they pass a course of instruction in the constitutions of the United States and the State of Texas before graduation from high school. House: Public Education Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1595 65-0 (1977) Author: Allred, Dave Relating to the classification of certain alien students as residents for purposes of tuition at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 2161 65-0 (1977) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the tuition paid by foreign students at state-supported institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 121 65-0 (1977) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Creating the Joint Committee on Illegal Immigration. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
SB 784 65-0 (1977) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Looney, Cullen
Relating to suit for the recovery of debts by a foreign executor or administrator. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 856 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the admission of foreign students to public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1112 65-0 (1977) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the classification of certain alien students as residents for purposes of tuition at institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 23 65-2 (1978) Author: Hance, Kent Relating to the ownership of property by aliens. Filed
HB 358 64-0 (1975) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to the licensing certain aliens to engage in the pharmacy profession. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 785 64-0 (1975) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to the tuition fees institutions of higher education collect from students who are citizens of any country other than the United States of America. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1050 64-0 (1975) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to tuition for students who are citizens of any country other than the United States of America. House: Higher Education Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1663 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to the disclosure of foreign investors' interests in certain real estate, corporations, banks, and insurance companies. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 1879 64-0 (1975) Author: Allen, Joe Providing for the assessing, collecting, refunding and securing of franchise taxes by amending Section (3) of Article 12.06, Title 122A, Taxation-General, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HCR 56 64-0 (1975) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to memorializing Congress regarding necessity of reducing influx of illegal aliens by providing that stringent penalties be imposed on their employers. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 228 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Amending subparagraphs (h) and (i), Section 54.051, Texas Education Code, relating to tuition for students who are citizens of any country other than the United States of America. Senate: State Affairs Motion to suspend rules lost
SCR 88 64-0 (1975) Author: Longoria, Raul Memorializing the Congress of the United States to provide financial aid to school districts along the border with Mexico where a large proportion of non-citizen students are enrolled in the school systems as compensation for the increased costs of educating these alien children; providing that copies of this resolution be prepared and forwarded to the President of the United States, to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States Congress, and to all members of the Texas delegation to the congress with the request that this resolution be entered officially in the Congressional Record as a memorial to the Congress of the United States. House: Public Education
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 101 63-0 (1973) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to the exemption of certain students from Nicaragua from tuition payments at state-supported institutions of higher education; amending Section 54.207, Texas Education Code, by adding Subsection (f); and declaring an emergency. House: Education Notice given
HB 964 63-0 (1973) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to the qualifications for occupational licensure of certain aliens; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1250 63-0 (1973) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to prohibiting the employment of illegal aliens; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HR 45 63-0 (1973) Author: Kubiak, Dan Creating an interim committee to study the problems of aliens in Texas public schools. House: Education
SB 23 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to the exemption of certain students from Nicaragua from tuition payments at state-supported institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
HB 1523 62-0 (1971) Author: Hanna, Joe Relating to requiring all foreign corporations doing business in Texas to maintain in this state a registered stock transfer agent
HB 484 60-0 (1967) Author: Cain, Pat Relating to amending certain statute so as to provide for the exemption of 35 native-born students from a Latin American country designated by the State Department of the United States from payment of tuition fees to institutions of collegiate rank.
HB 556 60-0 (1967) Author: Vale, Bob | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize old Age Assistance payments to noncitizens who have resided within the boundaries of the United States for at least twenty-five years; fixing an effective date of assistance grants.
SB 45 60-0 (1967) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute so as to authorize Old Age Assistance payments to noncitizens who have resided within the boundaries of the United States for at least twenty-five (25) years; fixing an effective date of assistance grants.
HB 316 59-0 (1965) Author: Harris, Ed | et. al. Relating to registration and issuance of license plates for vehicles used by certain foreign governments in the conduct of consular affairs.
HB 317 59-0 (1965) Author: Harris, Ed | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts to provide that owners of motor vehicles used in the conduct of the consular affairs of foreign governments maintaining friendly relations with the United States shall be required to register such vehicles but shall not be required to pay registration fees.
SB 182 59-0 (1965) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to ownership of real and personal property in Texas by aliens.
SB 203 59-0 (1965) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for the exemption of an increased number of students from the other nations of the American hemisphere from payment of tuition fees to institutions of collegiate rank.
HB 247 58-0 (1963) Author: McGregor, Malcolm | et. al. Relating to tuition rates at State institutions of higher education for alien Latin-American students.
HB 465 58-0 (1963) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to providing that owners of motor vehicles used in the conduct of the consular affairs of foreign governments maintaining friendly relations with the United States shall be required to register such vehicles but shall not be required to pay registration fees; providing procedures to be followed by the owners of such vehicles.
HB 466 58-0 (1963) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to providing that owners of motor vehicles used in the conduct of the consular affairs of foreign governments maintaining friendly relations with the United States shall be issued special license plates for a particular period.
HB 619 58-0 (1963) Author: Roberts, Ronald Edd | et. al. Relating to providing for the exemption of certain students from the other nations of the American continents from payment of tuition fees to institutions of collegiate rank.
HB 924 58-0 (1963) Author: Mann, Jr., Dudley R. | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful for any person who is a resident of a foreign country or another state other than Texas to misrepresent his place of residence when applying for medical aid from any state or county hospital; providing penalties for violations.
HB 931 58-0 (1963) Author: Rodriguez, Lindsey Relating to the temporary registration in this state of commercial motor vehicles owned by citizens of another nation when such motor vehicles are temporarily operated on the public highways in certain counties of the State of Texas; providing a penalty.
SB 120 58-0 (1963) Author: Owen, III, Frank | et. al. Relating to tuition rates at State institutions of higher education for alien Latin-American students.
SB 460 58-0 (1963) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to expanding the Good Neighbor Scholarship Program and making available a larger number of exemptions, providing for the administration thereof and limitations therein.
HB 49 57-1 (1961) Author: McGregor, Malcolm | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to tuition rates at State institutions of higher education for alien Latin-American students.
HB 56 56-0 (1959) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt | et. al. Relating to requiring registration with the Texas State Department of Health of any person, firm or corporation who shall slaughter cattle, calf, sheep, swine, goat, poultry or domestic rabbit for human consumption; providing for penalty for non-registration.
HB 96 56-0 (1959) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray | et. al. Relating to providing for service of process on non-residents; providing that this Act shall not repeal but shall be cumulative of existing Statutes.
HB 545 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" Relating to amending the Insurance Code by providing that no foreign or alien insurance corporation shall be refused a license to do business within this State on the ground that all of its authorized capital stock has not been fully subscribed and paid for.
SB 247 56-0 (1959) Author: Bradshaw, Floyd Francis Relating to amending the Insurance Code by retaining the present provisions thereof and adding thereto a paragraph providing that no foreign or alien insurance corporation shall be refused a license to do business within this state on the ground that all of its authorized capital stock has not been fully subscribed and paid for.
HB 390 51-0 (1949) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that Reports of Alien Ownership of Land may be filed on or before Six Months from the time the occasion arises for filing such report.
HB 356 50-0 (1947) Author: Mangum, Preston P. "Pete" Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for exchange of teachers by designated proper authorities in the State of Texas; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict.
HB 717 50-0 (1947) Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. Relating to providing for uniform powers of Foreign Representatives; repealing all laws in conflict
SB 292 50-0 (1947) Author: Harris, Fred R. "Red" Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for exchange of teachers by designated proper authorities in the State of Texas.
HB 993 47-0 (1941) Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes providing that Reports of Alien Ownership of land may be filed on or before the last day of December, 1941.
HB 141 46-0 (1939) Author: Kinard, DeWitt Edward Relating to making certain requirements necessary before a person is eligible to receive a license.
SB 54 46-0 (1939) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute authorizing and directing the governing boards of the several institutions of collegiate rank, supported in whole or in part by public funds appropriated from the State Treasury, to except and exempt certain students from other nations in this continent from the payment of all dues, fees and charges.
HB 17 39-0 (1925) Author: Laird, John W. Relating to prohibiting the ownership of land in Texas by persons of foreign birth who have not taken out naturalization papers; prohibiting the ownership of land in Texas by any firm, stock company or corporation, a majority of whose shares or stock is held by persons of foreign birth who are not citizens of the United States; providing escheat in certain cases; prescribing penalties for violation of the provisions hereof. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 176 38-0 (1923) Author: Laird, John W. Relating to prohibiting the ownership of land in Texas by persons of foreign birth who have not taken out naturalization papers; prescribing penalties for violation of the provisions hereof and repealing all acts or parts of acts in conflict herewith.
HB 376 37-0 (1921) Author: Moore, Joseph M. "Joe" Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the rights, powers and disabilities of aliens, etc.
HB 500 37-0 (1921) Author: Laird, John W. Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the rights, powers, etc., of aliens in owning and holding lands.
SB 142 37-0 (1921) Author: Dudley, Richard M. Relating to the rights, powers and disabilities of aliens and of certain companies, associations and corporations with respect to property in this State, providing for escheats in certain cases, prescribing the procedure therein, requiring reports of certain property holdings to facilitate the enforcement of this Act, prescribing penalties for the violation of the provisions hereof.
HB 70 36-0 (1919) Author: Darroch, John C. Relating to providing a more stringent and effective alien land law for the state of Texas; repealing certain laws and enacting in lieu thereof new titles prohibiting resident and non-resident aliens from owning, holding and conveying ands, or interest therein or liens thereupon, or from hereafter purchasing, holding, acquiring or conveying land, or liens thereupon, except upon the compliance of said aliens with certain specified conditions; providing for the making, under oath and the filing and recording in separate record of reports of alien ownership, or declaration of intention to become a citizen, and of admission to citizenship, providing that the making of any false statement of fact or facts in either of such reports shall be punishable as perjury as now provided by law.
SB 369 36-0 (1919) Author: Suiter, William David "Will" | et. al. Relating to providing a more stringent and effective alien land law for the State of Texas. Senate: Land and Land Office
HB 42 22-0 (1891) Relating to restricting the right of aliens to acquire and hold real and personal property in this state and to provide for the disposition of lands now owned by non-resident aliens.
HB 137 22-0 (1891) Relating to restricting the right of aliens to acquire and hold real and personal property in this state and to provide for the disposition of lands now owned by non-resident aliens.
HB 22 22-1 (1892) Relating to ownership of land by aliens.
HB 23 22-1 (1892) Relating to restricting the right of aliens to acquire and hold real estate in this State
HB 31 22-1 (1892) Relating to limiting and regulating the ownership by aliens of real estate in the state of Texas.
SB 291 21-0 (1889) Relating to requiring foreign corporations to file their articles of incorporation with the secretary of state, and imposing certain conditions upon such corporations transacting business in this state, and providing penalties for the violation of the same.

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