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HB 162 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to conditions of community supervision for defendants convicted of certain criminal offenses involving animals; authorizing fees. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 233 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the exception of certain information related to the humane disposition by a municipality or county of an animal from required disclosure under the public information law. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 401 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to civil or criminal liability for leaving certain animals unattended in or removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 478 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to civil liability for removing certain individuals from a motor vehicle. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 748 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to certain costs associated with certain court proceedings for cruelly treated animals; authorizing fees and costs. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 749 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a central database containing information about certain persons who have been convicted of or received a grant of deferred adjudication community supervision for certain offenses involving animal cruelty; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 904 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the classification of exotic and nongame animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 996 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the regulation of business entities that provide assistance animals; providing a civil penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1087 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of bestiality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1107 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to county regulation of roadside vendors and solicitors. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1156 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating an offense. House: Public Health Returned to committee
HB 1357 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of offenses involving cruelty to animals; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1375 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to treatment and care provided by licensed medical professionals to animals in certain facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1471 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1643 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the regulation of the operation of an unmanned aircraft and the prosecution of a related criminal offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1916 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the intake and disposition records of animal shelters and releasing agencies. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1961 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the care and unlawful restraint of a dog. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1984 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the quarantine of certain animals. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2274 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to registration and regulation of dangerous wild animals; providing penalties, creating a criminal offense, and authorizing a fee. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2390 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the medical treatment and care of animals by certain persons in animal shelters and releasing agencies. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2484 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of animal export-import processing facilities; providing penalties; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 2490 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the adoption of cats and dogs previously used for research. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2805 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the payment of costs for a cruelly treated animal abandoned by a tenant. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2817 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of, punishment for, and deterrence of certain offenses involving cattle, bison, or horses; authorizing an administrative penalty; authorizing an assessment; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2854 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to an authorization to trap, transport, and transplant certain white-tailed deer between certain sites. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2855 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to the identification of breeder deer by use of microchip implants. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2971 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to creating an offense for the administration of illegal drugs to breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2992 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to assistance animals used by persons with disabilities and to the prosecution of the offense of misrepresenting an animal as an assistance animal or service animal. House: Human Services Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3079 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to imposing a tax on animal-tested cosmetics; providing a penalty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3154 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to creation, attachment, perfection, and enforcement of certain liens in the slaughtering of livestock. House: Agriculture & Livestock Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3182 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to requiring the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue permits for the management of the wild mule deer population; requiring an occupational permit. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3194 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to weight limitations for certain vehicles carrying livestock. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 3229 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the use of an assistance animal that provides assistance to a person with a disability; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3392 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the taking of certain feral hogs using a hot air balloon. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3451 85-0 (2017) Author: Stucky, Lynn | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control. House: Public Health
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 3517 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to a petition for a municipal animal control authority to manage dangerous dogs and aggressive dogs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality. House: Urban Affairs Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3535 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the taking of certain feral hogs and coyotes using a hot air balloon. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3582 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Relating to agriculture, including the regulation of seed by a political subdivision and the abolition of certain entities associated with the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3693 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to certain defenses to prosecution in a criminal case that are based on a fear of injury by an animal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3707 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to an inspection program to deter cattle theft; authorizing an administrative penalty; authorizing an assessment. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3723 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to allowing a deer breeder to transfer and sell for processing as venison certain breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3827 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to the testing of breeder deer for chronic wasting disease. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3832 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to breeder deer affected by chronic wasting disease. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3833 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to the ownership of certain deer in this state. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3835 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to the payment for breeder deer taken for disease management. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3926 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation of horse racing and greyhound racing and pari-mutuel wagering in connection with that racing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3998 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the practice of veterinary medicine and the medical treatment and care of animals in animal shelters and releasing agencies; expanding the applicability of an occupational license. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 4057 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the practice of veterinary medicine and the medical treatment and care of animals in animal shelters and releasing agencies; expanding the applicability of an occupational license. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 69 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to civil or criminal liability for leaving certain animals unattended in or removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 188 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to civil liability for removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle and criminal liability for removing certain animals from a motor vehicle. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 720 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to rules regarding the carcasses of certain birds or animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 721 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to treatment and care provided by licensed medical professionals to animals in certain facilities. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 762 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to the prosecution of offenses involving cruelty to animals; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 772 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Uresti, Tomas
Relating to the authority of a code enforcement officer when performing official duties to possess or carry an instrument used for deterring the bite of an animal. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1057 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to inspection of certain vacant properties for abandoned animals; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1084 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the medical treatment and care of animals by certain persons in animal shelters and releasing agencies. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1090 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Point of order sustained
SB 1204 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving the death of a head of cattle or horses. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1209 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1232 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to inappropriate conduct between a person and an animal; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1319 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1425 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the regulation of business entities that provide assistance animals; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1454 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1620 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of raising or keeping six or fewer chickens by a political subdivision. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1675 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of animal export-import processing facilities; providing penalties; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1720 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the identification of breeder deer by use of microchip implants. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1792 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to conditions of community supervision for defendants convicted of certain criminal offenses involving animals. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1879 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to registration and regulation of dangerous wild animals; providing penalties, creating a criminal offense, and authorizing a fee. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1930 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the adoption of cats and dogs previously used for research at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1978 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the punishment for the offense of theft of cattle, horses, exotic livestock, exotic fowl, sheep, swine, or goats; increasing a criminal penalty; imposing a fee. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2111 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to creating an offense for the administration of illegal drugs to breeder deer. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 2283 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the regulation of dangerous dogs and dogs that attack persons in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 98 85-1 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the regulation of raising or keeping six or fewer chickens by a political subdivision. Filed
HB 234 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to certain costs associated with certain court proceedings for cruelly treated animals; authorizing fees and costs. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 235 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a central database containing information about certain persons who have been convicted of or received a grant of deferred adjudication for certain offenses involving animal cruelty; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 579 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to animal encounter training for peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 593 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to canine encounter training for peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 633 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain health care supplies. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 809 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the composition of and qualifications for appointment to the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 859 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to an exemption from the veterinary licensing law for certain persons who provide services to an animal shelter. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 965 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the classification of exotic and nongame animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1274 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the medical treatment and care of animals by certain persons in animal shelters and releasing agencies. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1310 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to canine encounter training for peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1436 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to appeals regarding dangerous dogs. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1579 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the sale and purchase of shark fins or products derived from shark fins; creating a criminal offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1740 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the administration of rabies vaccine under a local rabies control program. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1800 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to regulation of public nuisance, aggressive, and dangerous dogs; authorizing fees and creating offenses. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2013 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to recovery of attorney's fees against veterinarians for certain claims. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2018 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to guard dog companies and abolishing the regulation of guard dog trainers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2139 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax for certain zoos and aquariums. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2155 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the abolition of the equine incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2276 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the development and maintenance of certain records and written policies of animal shelters and releasing agencies; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2309 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the sale of dogs or cats by a roadside vendor in certain counties. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2311 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the failure to handle certain animals in accordance with rules of the Texas Animal Health Commission; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2471 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the period during which breeder deer may be transferred for release. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 2562 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the care and unlawful restraint of a dog. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2582 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the transfer of certain powers and duties related to endangered species from the comptroller to the commissioner of agriculture. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2713 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to abolishing the regulation of guard dog trainers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety No action taken in committee
HB 2738 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the use of human remains for forensic science education, including the training of search and rescue animals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3026 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly | et. al. Relating to the permitting of crematories under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3057 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the creation of a pilot program for the purpose of controlling certain predatory animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 3060 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to functions of a municipal building and standards commission panel. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3243 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3271 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of a deer management program commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3272 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the identification of breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3653 84-0 (2015) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to persons or laboratories that conduct official equine infectious anemia testing. Filed
HB 3738 84-0 (2015) Author: Cyrier, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the requirement that a person or laboratory that performs an official equine infectious anemia test be approved by the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3952 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to registration and regulation of dangerous wild animals; providing penalties, creating and affecting criminal offenses, and authorizing fees. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3963 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to establishment and functions of the Animal Welfare Commission. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4099 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the issuance of K9s4COPs specialty license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 379 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the classification of exotic and nongame animals. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 708 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to regulation of public nuisance, aggressive, and dangerous dogs; authorizing fees and creating offenses. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 908 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to establishment and functions of the Animal Welfare Commission. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 928 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Relating to the abolition of the equine incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 970 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Kacal, Kyle
Relating to the failure to handle certain animals in accordance with rules of the Texas Animal Health Commission; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 987 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1118 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax for certain zoos and aquariums. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1179 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to abolishing certain occupational licensing requirements and associated regulations. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1204 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
Relating to a waiver of fees by the Department of Agriculture and the Parks and Wildlife Department for certain educational programs involving aquaculture and hydroponics. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1214 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to the use of human remains for forensic science education, including the training of search and rescue animals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1552 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to additional functions of a commission panel of a municipal building and standards commission. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1637 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to canine encounter training for peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1780 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the administration of rabies vaccine under a local rabies control program. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1781 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina | et. al.
Relating to the euthanasia of animals in animal shelters located in certain counties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1855 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to appeals of certain determinations by an animal control authority or certain courts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1911 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the medical treatment and care of animals by certain persons in animal shelters and releasing agencies. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1920 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the veterinary licensing law for certain persons who provide services to an animal shelter. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
HB 61 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the punishment for the offense of arson. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 279 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the penalty for theft of a pet. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 297 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to appeals regarding dangerous dogs. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 489 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to rights and responsibilities of persons with disabilities, including with respect to the use of service animals that provide assistance to those persons; providing penalties. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 629 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 840 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the identification of breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 852 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the sale and purchase of shark fins or products derived from shark fins; creating an offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 858 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to methods used by an animal shelter to euthanize a dog or cat. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1015 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the regulation of big cats and nonhuman primates; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1080 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the issuance of permits for dairy farming in certain areas of the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1081 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to a study regarding the prohibition of dairy farming in certain areas of the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1199 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the use of human remains for forensic science education, including the training of search and rescue animals. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
HB 1200 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to access to certain facilities by search and rescue dogs and their handlers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1215 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the abolition of the equine incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
HB 1425 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the definition of property for purposes of the offense of stalking. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1446 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the supervision required for certain persons who administer rabies vaccinations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1449 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to licensing and regulation of dog and cat dealers; providing penalties and imposing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1460 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the use of land and water for wildlife management. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1469 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to provisions in protective orders regarding pets and other companion animals; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1509 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the enforcement of water conservation and animal care and control ordinances of a municipality by civil action or quasi-judicial enforcement; providing civil penalties. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1510 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the establishment of the veterinarian-client-patient relationship. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1521 83-0 (2013) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the slaughter of certain domestic or exotic fowl infected with or exposed to disease and compensation of owners of fowl infected with or exposed to disease. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1614 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the management, breeding, and destruction of deer and to procedures regarding certain deer permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1615 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the duration of a deer breeder's permit. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1616 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to allowing a deer breeder to transfer and sell for processing as venison certain breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1621 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to the regulation and practice of veterinary medicine; authorizing a fee. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1695 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to an exception from the veterinarian-client-patient relationship requirement for certain persons who administer rabies vaccinations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1807 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to fever tick eradication; creating a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1818 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the disposition of confiscated game, animal parts, and animal products. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1819 83-0 (2013) Author: Kacal, Kyle
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to liability for injuring a trespassing sheep or goat. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2094 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the regulation of roadside vendors and solicitors in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2150 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to exotic, nongame, and dangerous wild animals; authorizing a fee. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2311 83-0 (2013) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to an animal identification program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2312 83-0 (2013) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the membership of and the beef marketing, education, research, and promotion programs of the Texas Beef Council. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2433 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the periods during which breeder deer may be transferred for release. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2434 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy Relating to prohibiting the production or distribution of certain records of field trials or the process of hunting or catching wildlife; providing a civil remedy and creating an offense. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2469 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the management, breeding, and destruction of deer and to procedures regarding certain deer permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 2471 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the exception of certain information related to the humane disposition by a local government of an unclaimed stray animal from required disclosure under the public information law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2525 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to a criminal penalty for failure to handle certain animals in accordance with rules of the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2649 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the punishment for violating certain rules or permit terms under a permit to trap, transport, and transplant certain animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2659 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to mule deer management permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2744 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the applicability of certain provisions concerning the transfer of exotic species to certain transfers of water that supply populous areas. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2761 83-0 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to the control of stray bison and other estrays. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2981 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the procedures and duties of animal shelters and rescue organizations; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3037 83-0 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to restricting the sale of state-owned longhorn cattle in Big Bend Ranch State Park. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3509 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to endangered species habitat conservation and to the creation of a board to oversee and guide the state's coordinated response to federal actions regarding endangered species. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3569 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to activities conducted in connection with a state or federal disease control or eradication program for animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3592 83-0 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to animal shelters. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3746 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the offenses of cruelty to livestock animals and cruelty to nonlivestock animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3747 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a central database containing information about certain persons who have been convicted of or received a grant of deferred adjudication for certain offenses involving animal cruelty; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3748 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the costs associated with proceedings regarding cruelly treated animals; authorizing fees and costs. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3749 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the guidelines for animal shelters. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HR 2597 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Requesting the speaker of the house to create a select interim committee to study regulatory oversight of the deer breeding industry. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HR 2723 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Directing the House Committee on Culture, Recreation, and Tourism to study regulatory oversight of the deer breeding industry. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
SB 174 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Relating to the control of stray bison and other estrays. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 360 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to methods used by an animal shelter to euthanize a dog or cat. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 468 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to endangered species habitat conservation. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 523 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the issuance of permits for dairy farming in certain areas of the state. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 524 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a study regarding the prohibition of dairy farming in certain areas of the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 555 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to provisions in protective orders regarding pets and other companion animals; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 572 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the sale and purchase of shark fins or products derived from shark fins; creating an offense. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 654 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the enforcement of water conservation and animal care and control ordinances of a municipality by civil action or quasi-judicial enforcement; providing civil penalties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 820 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to the management, breeding, and destruction of deer and to procedures regarding certain deer permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 989 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the identification of breeder deer. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1010 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to access to certain facilities by search and rescue dogs and their handlers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1011 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the use of human remains in the training of search and rescue animals. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1070 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the membership of and the beef marketing, education, research, and promotion programs of the Texas Beef Council. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1095 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to fever tick eradication; creating a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1212 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the applicability of certain provisions concerning the transfer of exotic species to certain transfers of water that supply populous areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1233 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to an animal identification program. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1312 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to the regulation and practice of veterinary medicine; authorizing a fee. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1358 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to animal encounter training for peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1395 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1412 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the periods during which breeder deer may be transferred for release. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 1432 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to the punishment for violating certain rules or permit terms under a permit to trap, transport, and transplant certain animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1441 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to mule deer management permits. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1627 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the regulation of big cats and nonhuman primates; providing penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1736 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 1750 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a criminal penalty for failure to handle certain animals in accordance with rules of the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 18 83-1 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to restricting the sale of state-owned longhorn cattle in Big Bend Ranch State Park. Filed
HB 36 83-1 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to a moratorium on development of land located near the state's largest Mexican free-tailed bat population. Filed
HB 92 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of slaughterers by certain counties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 141 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of slaughterers by certain counties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 251 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals; imposing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 320 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to equipping certain K-9 law enforcement vehicles with heat alarm systems. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HB 323 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to inclusion of pets and other companion animals in protective orders; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 334 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the establishment of the Texas Livestock Care Standards Advisory Committee. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 413 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information held by a veterinarian. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 414 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the regulation of equine dentistry and the conducting of licensing examinations by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 535 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to allowing a deer breeder to transfer and sell for processing as venison certain breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 536 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the duration of a deer breeder's permit. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 716 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to the taking of certain feral hogs and coyotes using a helicopter. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 721 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the practice of animal husbandry and the performance of certain dental procedures by non-veterinarians. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 870 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to creating an offense for the trapping of wild deer by a deer breeder and to the civil and criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct associated with deer breeding; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 957 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to regulation of the import, export, and management of mule deer; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 963 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the costs associated with proceedings regarding cruelly treated animals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 984 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to agreements between neighboring municipalities regarding jurisdiction of cases in municipal courts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 998 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the civil liability of and insurance requirements for owners of certain dogs; providing penalties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1025 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the trapping and transport of surplus white-tailed deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 1026 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to procedures relating to the issuance and renewal of, and certain notice requirements associated with, certain deer permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 1027 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the identification of breeder deer by microchips. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1043 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to creating an offense for engaging in certain conduct relating to cockfighting. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1102 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the penalty for theft of a pet. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1103 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to conditions of community supervision for persons convicted of certain criminal offenses involving animal cruelty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1389 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to the criminal penalties for the owner of a dog that attacks another person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1451 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain dog and cat breeders; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1546 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1768 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the regulation of roadside vendors and solicitors in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1788 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to capturing reptiles and amphibians by nonlethal means; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1802 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the registration and regulation of equine dental technicians, advertising by veterinarians and equine dental technicians, and the confidentiality of investigation files maintained by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1919 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of cruelty to nonlivestock animals under certain circumstances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1991 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the repeal of certain laws regulating the registration of animal tattoo marks with the Department of Public Safety. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1992 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the authority of the Texas Animal Health Commission to set and collect fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1993 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the redemption and impoundment of estrays. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2108 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to electronic filing and rerecording of livestock marks and brands by county clerks. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2116 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to standards of care for dogs and cats; creating an offense. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2471 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to limiting the civil liability of certain persons who obtain or provide medical care and treatment for certain animals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2679 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to appeals regarding dangerous dogs. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2733 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the euthanasia of animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2810 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for tangible personal property incorporated into or attached to certain agricultural structures. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2833 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Relating to the classification and care of working dogs. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2960 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to vehicles used for the purpose of participating in equine activities or attending livestock shows. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3044 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the regulation of certain activities on a public highway or road, the right-of-way of a public highway or road, or a parking lot. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3264 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for farm animal activities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3415 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the authority of the Texas Animal Health Commission to set and collect fees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3418 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to certain state fiscal matters related to natural resources or the environment. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3450 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the operations of public and private animal shelters, providing a penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3485 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the use of human remains in the training of search and rescue animals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3486 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to municipal regulation of dogs used for search and rescue or law enforcement purposes. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3487 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to regulations concerning certain service animals; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3622 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to liability for the death of a pet. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3637 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the regulation of equine dental technicians; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3775 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to deer breeder operations; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3776 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the identification of breeder deer by microchips. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3778 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the destruction of deer covered by a deer breeder permit or deer management permit. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3779 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to licensing of deer breeder operations; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3782 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the management, breeding, and destruction of deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HCR 173 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1451. Signed by the Governor
SB 252 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the management, breeding, and destruction of deer and to procedures regarding certain deer permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 279 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to inclusion of pets and other companion animals in protective orders; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 460 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to regulation of the import, export, and management of mule deer; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 478 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the protection of stray bison. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 479 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for farm animal activities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 498 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the trapping and transport of surplus white-tailed deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 499 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the identification of breeder deer by microchips. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Returned to Calendars Committee
SB 541 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the costs associated with proceedings regarding cruelly treated animals. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 779 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to a central database containing information about certain persons who have been convicted of or received a grant of deferred adjudication for certain offenses involving animal cruelty; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 811 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the regulation of the practice of veterinary medicine. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 895 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of equine dental care providers; providing penalties. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 939 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to creating an offense for engaging in certain conduct relating to cockfighting and to the criminal and civil consequences of committing that offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 958 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Conf. Comm. Report distributed
SB 1032 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the licensure and regulation of equine dental providers; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1356 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the repeal of certain laws regulating the registration of animal tattoo marks with the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1357 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the redemption and impoundment of estrays. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1500 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to liability for the death of a pet. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1517 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the sterilization of dogs and cats; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1584 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to natural resources and the environment. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1626 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the punishment for criminal mischief involving cattle, horses, and exotic livestock. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1850 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to appeals regarding cruelly treated animals. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 56 82-1 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 35 82-1 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of certain animals. Filed
HB 205 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the applicability of certain city requirements affecting the restraint of certain dogs on annexed or otherwise acquired property used for agricultural operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 243 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to equipping certain K-9 law enforcement vehicles with heat alarm systems. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 328 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to abolishing the office of inspector of hides and animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 375 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to classifying elk and elk hybrids as livestock under the Agriculture Code. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 376 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the requirement that livestock at auction facilities located in or near a fever tick quarantine area be dipped. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 378 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to non-veterinary horse dentistry. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 405 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the authority of an animal control officer to carry a bite prevention stick in the performance of official duties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 435 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the penalty for theft of a pet. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 455 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to creating an offense for the trapping of wild deer by a deer breeder and to the civil and criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct associated with deer breeding; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 458 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to limitations on the number of dogs at a residence in certain counties. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 836 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to hunting of feral hogs by helicopter. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Posting rule suspended
HB 853 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to inclusion of pets and other companion animals in protective orders; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 895 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the time in which a person must abate an animal carcass nuisance. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 925 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the handling of or caring for a pit bull breed of dog by certain minors; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1046 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to the appeals process in the disposition of cruelly treated animals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1147 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen | et. al. Relating to conduct constituting the offense of dog fighting and to the criminal and civil consequences of committing that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1320 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to creating an offense for engaging in certain conduct relating to cockfighting and to the criminal and civil consequences of committing that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Conf. Comm. Report printed and distributed
HB 1395 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the offenses of cruelty to livestock animals and cruelty to nonlivestock animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1472 81-0 (2009) Author: Jones, Delwin
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the offense of cruelty to nonlivestock animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1562 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the confidentiality of investigation records of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners and clarification of the regulatory authority of the board. House: Agriculture & Livestock Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1615 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the practice of veterinarians in certain mercantile establishments. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1684 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation and administration of the rural veterinarian loan repayment program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 1701 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain activities on a public highway or road, the right-of-way of a public highway or road, or a parking lot. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1704 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the punishment of the offense of cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1865 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the penalties for theft of cattle, horses, exotic livestock, exotic fowl, sheep, swine, or goats. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1881 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Texas Equine Incentive Program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1982 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the regulation of dangerous and vicious dogs; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2001 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2042 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the notice requirements following impoundment of an estray. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2081 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission, the abolishment of the Equine Research Account Advisory Committee, and the authority of Texas AgriLife Research. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Postponed
HB 2528 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the requirements for obtaining a veterinarian's special license. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2671 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi Relating to the requirement to keep records of game bird or animal carcasses placed in a cold storage or processing facility. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2680 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi Relating to the retrieval and waste of game birds, game animals, and fish; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2732 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to the regulation of barking dogs by certain counties as a nuisance. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3004 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to animal shelter standards; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3079 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the sale or purchase of certain parts of game animals or birds. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3117 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the possession, custody, or control of a cougar, bobcat, or coyote. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3180 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the licensing and regulation of commercial dog and cat breeders and the regulation of dog and cat dealers; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3322 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to participation in an animal identification system. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 3330 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to a disease surveillance program for elk; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3380 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the barking of dogs in unincorporated areas of a county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3560 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the establishment of a shared database for deer breeder reporting requirements. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3617 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi Relating to the approval of a biologist for a permit to trap, transport, and process deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3713 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to the possession or distribution of certain controlled substances by certain persons for purposes of a humane society or animal control agency. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3836 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the penalties associated with violations of laws pertaining to a deer breeder permit. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism No action taken in committee
HB 4006 81-0 (2009) Author: Hardcastle, Rick
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to veterinarian reports of diseased animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4196 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to proof of title to breeding deer for certain purposes of deer breeding operations. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 4214 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the business of taxidermy; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4277 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the sterilization of dogs and cats; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4284 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to the criminal penalty for capturing, transporting, or transplanting white-tailed or mule deer without a permit. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 120 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Memorializing the United States Congress to make eradication of the fever tick in South Texas a priority and provide appropriate funding and resources. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 36 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the program to educate cattle producers about trichonomoniasis. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 399 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to abolishing the office of inspector of hides and animals. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 523 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the practice of veterinarians in certain mercantile establishments. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 554 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Frost, Stephen
Relating to conduct constituting the offense of dog fighting and to the criminal and civil consequences of committing that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 634 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 682 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to participation in an animal identification system. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1013 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission, the abolishment of the Equine Research Account Advisory Committee, and the authority of Texas AgriLife Research; providing an administrative penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
Left pending in committee
SB 1121 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Thibaut, Kristi | et. al.
Relating to the retrieval and waste of game birds, game animals, and fish; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1122 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Thibaut, Kristi | et. al.
Relating to the requirement to keep records of game bird or animal carcasses placed in a cold storage or processing facility. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1163 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the penalties for theft of cattle, horses, exotic livestock, exotic fowl, sheep, swine, or goats. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1298 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the authority of an animal control officer to carry a bite prevention stick in the performance of official duties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1582 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the criminal penalty for capturing, transporting, or transplanting white-tailed or mule deer without a permit. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1584 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the penalties associated with violations of laws pertaining to a deer breeder permit. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1585 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the approval of a biologist for a permit to trap, transport, and process deer. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 1586 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the establishment of a shared database for deer breeder reporting requirements. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1667 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the creation and administration of the rural veterinarian loan repayment program. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1693 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the regulation of poultry facilities and poultry litter by the State Soil and Water Conservation Board and to the enforcement authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1806 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Relating to liens for certain veterinary care charges for large animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1840 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to inclusion of pets and other companion animals in protective orders; providing a penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1845 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the sterilization of dogs and cats; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1851 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the posting of notice by a county sheriff regarding impounded estrays. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1860 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to animal shelter standards; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1871 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the management of volunteer and other noncommercial cotton in pest management zones. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 1910 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the licensing and regulation of commercial dog and cat breeders and the regulation of dog and cat dealers; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2172 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to proof of title to breeding deer for certain purposes of deer breeding operations. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 2282 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to creating an offense for engaging in certain conduct relating to cockfighting and to the criminal and civil consequences of committing that offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2534 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to the creation of an interagency task force on economic growth and endangered species; providing information and direction regarding endangered species issues in certain areas of the state. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 12 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to parks, wildlife, hunting, and historic sites; the funding, powers, and duties of the Parks and Wildlife Department, the Parks and Wildlife Commission, and the Texas Historical Commission; and standards for certain state law enforcement officers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 88 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the evacuation and sheltering of service animals and household pets in a disaster. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 241 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to equipping each K-9 law enforcement vehicle with a heat alarm system. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 297 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the offense of cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 408 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the regulation of barking dogs by certain counties as a nuisance. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 461 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to participation in an animal identification system. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 633 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to animal control officer training. House: Government Reform Laid on the table subject to call
HB 637 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to making participation in an animal identification program voluntary. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 916 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of dog fighting. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 917 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses prohibiting animal fighting. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 967 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of agricultural or open-space land on which the Texas Animal Health Commission has established a temporary quarantine for ticks. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 1225 80-0 (2007) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the regulation of roosters by certain counties as a nuisance. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1258 80-0 (2007) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with police service animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1307 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to an interim study concerning the breeding of white-tailed and mule deer in this state. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1308 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Relating to deer breeding operations; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1309 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the possession or transportation of certain snakes that are not indigenous to this country; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 1310 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the wasting of certain game, alligators, and shellfish; imposing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1355 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to dog attacks on persons; creating an offense. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1411 80-0 (2007) Author: West, George | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the unlawful restraint of dogs; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1457 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the acceptable methods for disposal of poultry carcasses. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1547 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to inclusion of pets and other companion animals in protective orders; providing a penalty. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1631 80-0 (2007) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to abolishing the office of inspector of hides and animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1728 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to confidentiality of certain information in rabies vaccination certificates and dog and cat registries. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2024 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2328 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the offenses of cruelty to livestock and nonlivestock animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2346 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the authority of a veterinarian to fill certain prescriptions in an emergency. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2476 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the sale and possession of horsemeat and the sale of equine animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 2543 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Animal Health Commission; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
HB 2700 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to judges and stewards employed by the Texas Racing Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2701 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the regulation of horse and dog racing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2850 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the authority of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners to regulate veterinary dentistry technicians. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 3300 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to classifying llamas, alpacas, and exotic livestock as livestock under the Agriculture Code. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3329 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to dog attacks on persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3401 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the sale of cattle represented as sound for breeding purposes; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 3573 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the implementation of animal identification programs and the identification and tracking of exotic livestock and exotic fowl. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 3845 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the possession, custody, or control of a cougar, bobcat, or coyote. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3847 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to a pilot project to conserve threatened and endangered species and habitat. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3930 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the appeals process in the disposition of cruelly treated animals. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . .
HJR 69 80-0 (2007) Author: Heflin, Joe
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the constitutional authority for the office of inspector of hides and animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 254 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the sale of live animals in certain counties on a public highway or road, the right-of-way of a public highway or road, or a parking lot. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 349 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of dangerous pets by certain populous counties; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 405 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of dogs; creating an offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 411 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to dog attacks on persons; creating an offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 573 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to an interim study concerning the breeding of white-tailed and mule deer in this state. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 574 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al. Relating to deer breeding operations; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 701 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the prosecution and punishment of dog fighting. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 702 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses prohibiting animal fighting. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 911 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Animal Health Commission; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 912 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1100 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the offenses of cruelty to livestock and nonlivestock animals. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1562 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to treatment of certain animals and training for animal control officers; creating an offense. House: Government Reform
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 1742 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the sale and possession of horsemeat and the sale of equine animals. Filed
HB 325 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to duties of a landowner with respect to certain equine activities on the owner's land. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 326 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the offense of cruelty to animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 391 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to computer-assisted hunting from remote locations; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 521 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to restraining dogs with certain chains or tethers; providing criminal penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 522 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to certain requirements for the prescription of medications by a veterinarian. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 590 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the offense of cruelty to animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 663 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the regulation of barking dogs by certain counties as a nuisance. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 834 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to cruelty to cattle, horses, sheep, swine, or goats. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 1096 79-0 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the regulation of dogs in certain municipalities; creating an offense. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Record vote
HB 1257 79-0 (2005) Author: Campbell, Scott Relating to a permit to take certain deer causing depredation; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1361 79-0 (2005) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the development of an animal identification program; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1362 79-0 (2005) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the inspection of livestock at livestock markets. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1363 79-0 (2005) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to certificates of veterinary inspection. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1505 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to developing and administering an animal control officer training program. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1551 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to equipping each K-9 law enforcement vehicle with a heat alarm system. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1568 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the definition of an agricultural operation. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Refer to s/c on Ag & Coastal Resc by Pres
HB 1695 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the appointment and jurisdiction of cattle rangers. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1703 79-0 (2005) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the hunting of certain wounded or dangerous wildlife. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 1807 79-0 (2005) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the offense of attack on an assistance animal. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1808 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to authorizing the use of approved nonsurgical methods to sterilize dogs and cats. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1962 79-0 (2005) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the prosecution and punishment of cruelty to animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 1963 79-0 (2005) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to appeal of certain court orders relating to an animal. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 2026 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the recovery of certain enforcement-related costs and to the taking and possession of certain wildlife or eggs, including requirements related to taxidermy and tanning and to harmful aquatic plants; imposing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2222 79-0 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses prohibiting animal fighting. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2356 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to a person's taking of certain dangerous alligators. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 2555 79-0 (2005) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the humane dispatch of certain game animals and game birds. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2556 79-0 (2005) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to a prohibition on the importation of Chronic Wasting Disease-susceptible species; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2611 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of agricultural or open-space land in a tick eradication quarantine area. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2840 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the regulation of dogs; establishing a defense to prosecution; limiting liability. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2901 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to a deer breeder's permit; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate Amendments printed and distributed
HB 3150 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to protection of animal shelters from fireworks. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3153 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the creation of a wind power research institute at Texas A&M University--Kingsville. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3287 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to payment for livestock feeding and care charges. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 3311 79-0 (2005) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the regulation of veterinary dentistry. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3464 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to federal approval of land for habitat conservation. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 3572 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the possession of certain dangerous wild animals by a licensed trapper. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 172 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the offense of cruelty to animals. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 248 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to authorizing the use of approved nonsurgical methods to sterilize dogs and cats. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 590 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to certificates of veterinary inspection. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 591 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the inspection of livestock at livestock markets. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 641 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses prohibiting animal fighting. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 682 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the development of an animal identification program; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 956 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the appointment and jurisdiction of cattle rangers. Senate: Criminal Justice Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1111 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of dogs; creating an offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1462 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to payment for livestock feeding and care charges. Senate: Natural Resources Refer to s/c on Ag & Coastal Resc by Pres
SB 1504 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to a deer breeder's permit; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1619 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the penalty for permitting an animal to run at large on a highway. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1765 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the management of deer on private property; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1766 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to transferring certain responsibilities from the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife to the Texas Department of Agriculture. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 47 79-3 (2006) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to prohibiting mandatory participation in an animal identification system. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 108 79-3 (2006) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to dog attacks on persons; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 168 79-3 (2006) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the implementation of animal identification programs and the identification and tracking of exotic livestock and exotic fowl. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 151 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to offenses involving dogs or coyotes that are a danger to livestock and other animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 240 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the punishment for criminal mischief committed by intentionally introducing infectious diseases into livestock. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 433 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to criminal offenses involving acts against certain activities involving animals or involving natural resources and to civil consequences arising from convictions of those offenses. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HB 581 78-0 (2003) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the medication or drug testing of racing animals under the Texas Racing Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 641 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to state policy and regulations regarding bison; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 675 78-0 (2003) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al. Relating to the regulation of riding stables. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
HB 815 78-0 (2003) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Relating to a landowner's taking of depredating feral hogs. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 937 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to animal impoundment facilities operated by a small municipality. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 948 78-0 (2003) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the composition of the Texas Racing Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 984 78-0 (2003) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the issuance of warrants for the seizure of cruelly treated animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1115 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to the euthanasia of an animal by an animal shelter; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1119 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the disposition of cruelly treated animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1139 78-0 (2003) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the offense of cruelty to animals. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HB 1148 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to authorizing a temporary wind up permit for a concentrated animal feeding operation the permit for which has not been renewed or has been revoked. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 1324 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to the sale and slaughter of equine animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1357 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to requiring a person who files a complaint against a concentrated animal feeding operation to pay a deposit. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1358 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to procedures for protesting the renewal of a permit for a concentrated animal feeding operation. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1427 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to authorizing political subdivisions to trap and transport or transplant deer. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1516 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the investigation and prosecution of an offense motivated by objection to certain activities involving animals, activities involving natural resources, or activities involving the operation of an animal facility. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1836 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the definition of livestock; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1846 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, John Relating to court ordered payments by persons on community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2328 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the registration of persons engaged in certain fowl operations; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2372 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to livestock branding and identification. House: Agriculture & Livestock Postponed
HB 2510 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to criminal offenses involving acts against certain activities involving animals or crops. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2591 78-0 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to duties of a landowner with respect to certain equine activities on the owner's land. House: Civil Practices Meeting cancelled
HB 2738 78-0 (2003) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to regulation of wild animals by counties and certain other authorities. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2881 78-0 (2003) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to prohibiting an attack on an assistance animal; creating an offense. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2936 78-0 (2003) Author: Mabry, John Relating to the control of discharges from wastewater retention structures associated with certain concentrated animal feeding operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3061 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to regulation of the disposal of animal remains. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3244 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to the periodic review and continuation of the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory and to authorizing the laboratory to charge fees. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3387 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to prohibiting the use of food crops for the genetic engineering of drugs, industrial chemicals and other non-food materials. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3467 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to liability of sponsors of and participants in certain activities involving animals. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 3516 78-0 (2003) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the immediate qualification of certain land used for wildlife management for ad valorem tax appraisal as qualified open-space land. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
SB 132 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the replacement and repair of existing cattle guards on county roads. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 216 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Relating to the disposal by a veterinarian of animal remains and associated medical waste. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 236 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna
Relating to a landowner's taking of depredating feral hogs. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 271 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim
Relating to the regulation of riding stables. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 498 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to state agricultural policy regarding bison. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 572 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Relating to the euthanasia of an animal by an animal shelter; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 708 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to regulation of wild animals by counties and certain other authorities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 729 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the elements of the offense of harassment by persons in certain correctional facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 849 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to authorizing the Texas Animal Health Commission to charge inspection fees. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Agriculture
SB 1052 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the definition of livestock; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1086 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to animal impoundment facilities operated by a small municipality. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1389 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to livestock branding and identification. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1528 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the disposition of cruelly treated animals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1568 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the exemption of predator control agents from the registration requirements for dangerous wild animals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1582 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to authorizing political subdivisions and property owners' associations to trap and transport white-tailed deer. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 12 78-1 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to appropriating the fees collected by the Texas Animal Health Commission under House Bill No. 2328, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Senate Amendments printed and distributed
HB 21 78-1 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to efficiency in certain procedures and hearings of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 24 78-1 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to appropriating the fees collected by the Texas Animal Health Commission under House Bill No. 2328, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 44 78-2 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to efficiency in certain procedures and hearings of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 4 78-2 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to appropriating fees, fee increases, and surcharges collected by certain state agencies under various Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. Filed
HB 25 78-3 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to appropriating the fees collected by the Texas Animal Health Commission under House Bill No. 2328, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 4 78-3 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to appropriations. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 247 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the use by a person of stored water on certain property of the person. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 270 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an offense in the commission of which the actor interferes with an animal used in law enforcement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 280 77-0 (2001) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the creation of the offense of interference with a police service animal and to the efficient use of police service animals. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 653 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 727 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to the treatment of bison in the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 998 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the animal friendly account and advisory committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1196 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to incentives under the Texas Racing Act for the Thoroughbred or Arabian horse breeding industry in this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 1208 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to exempting landowners from the requirement of obtaining a hunting license to hunt certain animals on the landowners' property. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1289 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the authority of certain counties to provide or operate a zoo or an aquarium. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1362 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals; providing for the imposition of civil penalties and the prosecution and punishment of certain related offenses. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1391 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to notice provided at certain sales of equine animals; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1511 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to county authority to regulate the keeping of certain wild animals. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1686 77-0 (2001) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to reporting of animal diseases by veterinarians. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1687 77-0 (2001) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1782 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the right of certain persons to enter a public facility with an assistance animal. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1863 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the registration fee for dogs required by certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2068 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to fees for the regulation of wild animals in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2090 77-0 (2001) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio Relating to the offense of cruelty to certain animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2091 77-0 (2001) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to tuberculosis control in certain animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2335 77-0 (2001) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the medication or drug testing of racing animals under the Texas Racing Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2400 77-0 (2001) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to liability of sponsors of and participants in certain activities involving animals. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2463 77-0 (2001) Author: Glaze, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the issuance of permits in areas infected with or at high risk of infection for bovine tuberculosis. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2475 77-0 (2001) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to eligibility for a special license issued by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2608 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al. Relating to the protection of bats; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2684 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of the Texas Transportation Commission to acquire certain protected property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2699 77-0 (2001) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al. Relating to the protection of water quality in certain watersheds from pollution from animal feeding operations. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2710 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to regulation and management of deer; providing penalties. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 2933 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the regulation of circuses, carnivals, and zoos. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3023 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to water quality permit applications for certain facilities located near a sole-source drinking water supply. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3123 77-0 (2001) Author: Alexander, Clyde | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the standards for determining whether land qualifies for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land based on its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3141 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David Relating to prima facie evidence for the offense of theft of livestock, exotic livestock, or exotic fowl. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 3314 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the offense of theft of livestock from a commission merchant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 3406 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the sale of livestock by a personal representative of a decedent's estate. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3480 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to special license plates to aid the recovery, rehabilitation, and release of stranded marine mammals. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3555 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to transfer of the regulation of riding stables to the Texas Animal Health Commission from the Texas Department of Health. House: Agriculture & Livestock Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3673 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to feeding certain garbage to swine; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HCR 320 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 247. Signed by the Governor
SB 235 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals; imposing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 261 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the warnings pet stores must provide concerning reptile-associated salmonellosis; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 325 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to protection of water quality from certain animal feeding operations. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 336 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the authority of a local rabies control authority to administer a rabies vaccine to certain animals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 420 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an offense in the commission of which the actor interferes with an animal used in law enforcement. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 612 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to testing of equine infectious anemia. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 685 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to transfer of the regulation of riding stables to the Texas Animal Health Commission from the Texas Department of Health. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 766 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the processing and sale of meat and poultry products; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1034 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the right of certain persons to enter a public facility with an assistance animal. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1194 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al.
Relating to the protection of bats; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1339 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to requiring owners or operators of poultry facilities to implement and maintain certified water quality management plans. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 1356 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority of the Texas Transportation Commission to condemn certain protected property. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1407 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the sale of livestock by a personal representative of a decedent's estate. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1643 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the review by the governor of certain conveyances for conservation purposes. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1668 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to incentives under the Texas Racing Act for the Thoroughbred or Arabian horse breeding industry in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1724 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of cruelty to animals and to the disposition of certain juveniles engaging in conduct constituting the offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1747 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim
Relating to the offense of theft of livestock from a commission merchant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1748 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to prima facie evidence for the offense of theft of livestock, exotic livestock, or exotic fowl. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 2 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to agriculture and state agricultural policy. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 320 76-0 (1999) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the punishment for certain offenses that result in injury to an animal used in law enforcement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 426 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to educational requirements for the executive director of the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 690 76-0 (1999) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the penalty for cutting a fence used for certain animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 719 76-0 (1999) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the efficient use of police service animals; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 857 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to allowing for release and recapture of pen-reared game birds for training hunting dogs; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources Postponed
HB 871 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to exempting animals sold by certain animal shelters from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1244 76-0 (1999) Author: Crownover, Ronny
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to control of animal diseases. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1389 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of the offense of fighting between a dog and a hog. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1423 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the abolition of the office of inspector of hides and animals in each county in the state. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1443 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the use of inmates by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in training dogs to attack. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1555 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to an exception to the game bird breeder's license requirement. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 1732 76-0 (1999) Author: Crownover, Ronny | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to testing of certain equine animals for equine infectious anemia; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1789 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to the use of stored water for wildlife management on a person's property. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1867 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the assessment of costs or fees by a county or municipality related to the seizure, acceptance, impoundment, or destruction of a dangerous dog. House: County Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1868 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to county regulation of the keeping of wild animals. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1906 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to special license plates benefiting parks, fisheries, and wildlife. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1947 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to allowing a landowner to take a depredating fur-bearing animal without a hunting or trapping license. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1975 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the labeling requirements for drugs prescribed or dispensed for administration to animals in agricultural operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2113 76-0 (1999) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate greyhound breeding and training; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2233 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to exempting items used exclusively for wildlife management from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2259 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals; imposing civil and criminal penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2303 76-0 (1999) Author: Hope, Ruben
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the penalty for possession of a live game animal. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2731 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to bounties paid for predatory animals. House: State Recreational Resources Considered in Calendars
HB 2906 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the purchase and administration of rabies vaccine. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 2912 76-0 (1999) Author: Glaze, Bob Relating to the regulation of renderers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2939 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the requirements for the owner of, and to the disposition of, a dangerous dog. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2973 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to regulating the taking of coyotes as fur-bearing animals. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3067 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3243 76-0 (1999) Author: Green, Rick Relating to authorizing the owner of exotic livestock or fowl to protect that livestock or fowl from certain dangerous animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3262 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to information in a rabies vaccination certificate or in a county or municipal registry of dogs and cats; providing criminal penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3291 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to the keeping of dangerous wild animals; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HCR 23 76-0 (1999) Author: Clark, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Requesting the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to consider the economic impact of the double-crested cormorant on sport fishing. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 133 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the offense of retaining of lightning whelks caught in shrimp trawls. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 221 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to the assessment of costs or fees by a county or municipality related to the seizure, acceptance, impoundment, or destruction of a dangerous dog. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 765 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to county fees for keeping wild animals. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1186 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals; imposing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1314 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation of horse and greyhound racing, including the regulation of pari-mutuel wagering. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 1333 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the keeping of dangerous wild animals; providing criminal and civil penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1429 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Turner, Bob
Relating to the amount paid for bounties for predatory animals. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1532 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Glaze, Bob
Relating to the regulation of renderers. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1901 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the disposition or sale of impounded estrays by a county. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 315 75-0 (1997) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the authority of a county to charge fees for the regulation of wild animals. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 383 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al. Relating to the use of inmates by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in training dogs to attack. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 559 75-0 (1997) Author: Culberson, John Relating to dogs causing serious bodily injury to a person. House: County Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .
HB 822 75-0 (1997) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to the regulatory authority of a county over wild animals. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 968 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the care and treatment of game fowl. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 991 75-0 (1997) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to dogs causing serious bodily injury to a person; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1145 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to labeling of bison and buffalo products and to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of bison; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1251 75-0 (1997) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to requiring protective headgear for minors riding certain animals; providing a penalty. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1489 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the regulation of certain animals. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1577 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to peer assistance programs for licensed veterinarians. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1823 75-0 (1997) Author: Glaze, Bob
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the slaughter and processing of livestock for personal use. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1828 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the keeping of dangerous wild animals; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2396 75-0 (1997) Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the prevention of horse theft. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2541 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of certain scientific breeders. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2891 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to the handling and testing of certain animals; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2983 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to game breeders and game breeders' permits and licenses; providing penalties. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 3061 75-0 (1997) Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to regulation of the import, export, and management of deer; providing penalties. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 3213 75-0 (1997) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the disposal of a dead animal found on a municipal street or county road. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3250 75-0 (1997) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to dog and cat sterilization and the issuance of Animal Friendly license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
HR 1229 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry Requesting the Texas Veterinary Medical Association to work with local rabies control authorities to increase rates of rabies vaccinations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
SB 143 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the punishment for the offense of cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 256 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to dogs causing serious bodily injury to a person. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 279 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the prevention of horse theft. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1018 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to peer assistance programs for licensed veterinarians. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1235 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the keeping of dangerous wild animals; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1458 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to regulation and management of deer; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1465 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Patterson, Pete
Relating to the handling, testing, and compensation for the destruction of certain animals; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1543 75-0 (1997) Author: Galloway, Michael
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to the authority of a county to charge fees for the regulation of wild animals. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1570 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the hunting, taking, or killing of certain endangered species. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1583 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the regulation of certain livestock feeds by the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1782 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to the disposal of dead animal carcasses found on municipal and county roadways. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 9 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the management of certain wildlife or exotic animals from aircraft. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 238 74-0 (1995) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the use of assistance dogs for persons with disabilities; providing an offense. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 239 74-0 (1995) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to controlled killing of, or attempting to injure, certain uses of, and possession of certain dangerous wild animals; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Recreational Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 280 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for equine activities. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 302 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan | et. al. Relating to the offense of criminal mischief. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 370 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the rehabilitation of injured wildlife. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 602 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to warnings a veterinarian must give before euthanatizing or disposing of certain animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 669 74-0 (1995) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the quarantine of rabid animals. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to special subcommittee
HB 670 74-0 (1995) Author: Telford, Barry
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to permitting competitive hunting dog events on certain state-controlled property. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 682 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the regulation of certain animal control officers; providing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
HB 721 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the control of rabies; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1000 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the disposition of cruelly treated animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 1084 74-0 (1995) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the disclosure of certain veterinarian records and to information provided by veterinarians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1219 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the handling and quarantine of certain animals; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1562 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to authorizing the owner of livestock to protect that livestock from certain dangerous animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Postponed
HB 1620 74-0 (1995) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to licensing fees of veterinarians. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1757 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Pete
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to municipal regulation of certain agricultural operations, including facilities that breed animals and fowl. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1957 74-0 (1995) Author: Black, Layton | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Relating to the punishment for the offense of theft of cattle, horses, sheep, swine, goats, exotic livestock, or exotic fowl. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2108 74-0 (1995) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to regulating the sale of livestock at auction. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2245 74-0 (1995) Author: Black, Layton
Sponsor: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Animal Health Commission; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2345 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the regulation of slaughterers by a county; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2472 74-0 (1995) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the offense of cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2505 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to commercial animal feed; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/96
HCR 13 74-0 (1995) Author: Kubiak, Dan | et. al. Urging the Congress of the United States to cease funding for the Endangered Species Act. House: Land and Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HCR 65 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Urging the Congress of the United States to amend the federal Endangered Species Act. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 97 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to controlled killing of, attempting to injure, certain uses of, and possession of certain dangerous wild animals; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 109 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the prevention of horse theft. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 198 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to distribution, sale, and use of rabies vaccine. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 213 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for equine activities. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 293 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to disclosure of certain veterinarian records necessary to rabies and zoonosis control. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 329 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Bob
Relating to the management of certain wildlife or exotic animals from aircraft; providing penalties. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 370 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Animal Health Commission; providing administrative and criminal penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 689 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the offense of theft of cattle, horses, sheep, swine, or goats. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 897 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Pete
Relating to a review of Texas' programs to research, control, and eradicate animal tuberculosis and to implementing an improved program based on the review. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 908 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to restricting the sale of state-owned longhorn cattle on state natural areas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1028 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to regulating the sale of livestock at auction. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1437 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the county registration of dogs. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1447 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the regulation of concentrated animal feeding operations. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 163 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to creation of an offense for transporting an animal in an open bed of a vehicle. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 395 73-0 (1993) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to regulating certain slaughterers; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 490 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to creation of an offense for transporting a live, nonhuman animal in an open bed of a vehicle. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 658 73-0 (1993) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the prevention of horse theft. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 716 73-0 (1993) Author: Holzheauser, Steve | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to bounties for certain predatory animals. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1204 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a prohibition against the use of inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in programs that train dogs to track or capture inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1205 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a prohibition against the use of inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in programs that train dogs to track or capture inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1226 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to exemptions from dog and cat sterilization requirements for animal pounds, shelters, and humane organizations in certain counties or municipalities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1515 73-0 (1993) Author: Black, Layton Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners and to the regulation of the practice of veterinary medicine; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1563 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the rehabilitation of injured wildlife. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1652 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the membership of the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1712 73-0 (1993) Author: Yost, Gerald | et. al.
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to the regulation of certain animal control officers; providing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2009 73-0 (1993) Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the Texas Animal Health Commission and to the control of animal diseases and pests; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2028 73-0 (1993) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to establish a checkpoint on a public highway to determine whether a person possesses a wildlife resource in violation of the Parks and Wildlife Code. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2044 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to collection of civil restitution for illegal taking of wildlife. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 2387 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the regulation of retail pet vendors and the sale of pets; providing administrative penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2400 73-0 (1993) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to location of sightings of threatened and endangered species. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Referred to Agriculture & Wildlife Management
HB 2457 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the authority of local governments and state agencies to implement regional plans for endangered species protection and to impose reasonable and necessary fees pursuant thereto. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2519 73-0 (1993) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to animal control and enforcement by counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2614 73-0 (1993) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the practice of veterinary medicine, including the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners and dangerous drugs; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Left pending in committee
HB 2806 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to bounties for predatory animals. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HCR 52 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Requesting the United States Congress to revise the federal Endangered Species Act. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HCR 148 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Directing the attorney general of Texas to appear before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of the entire State of Texas, to advocate the position "that federal agencies should cooperate with state and local agencies to resolve water resource issues in concert with conservation of Endangered Species." House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 23 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the protection of certain animals; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 560 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to correction of a reference in law to the name of the former United States Bureau of Animal Industry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 569 73-0 (1993) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Turner, Bob
Relating to the managment and control of feral hogs. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 583 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of mountain lion in the definition of game animals. Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 598 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the registration of animal shelters with the Texas Department of Health. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably as substituted
SB 623 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Black, Layton
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners and to the regulation of the practice of veterinary medicine and the administration of dangerous drugs to animals; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 713 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the rehabilitation of injured wildlife. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Agriculture by Chair
SB 880 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the authority of a local government or state agency to implement a habitat plan to protect endangered species and to impose reasonable and necessary fees under the plan; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 974 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for equine activities. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 975 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to mandatory arbitration of claims for personal injury, property damage, or death arising from participation in an equine activity. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1143 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the prevention of horse theft. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1157 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to location of sightings of threatened and endangered species. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1274 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to establish a checkpoint on a public highway to determine whether a person possesses a wildlife resource in violation of the Parks and Wildlife Code. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1280 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to fees adopted by the Texas Animal Health Commission. Senate: Finance Tabled in committee
SB 1281 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to bounties for predatory animals. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Agriculture
SB 1296 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the practice of veterinary medicine, including the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners and dangerous drugs; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 15 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a prohibition against the use of inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in programs that train dogs to track or capture inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 16 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a prohibition against the use of inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in programs that train dogs to track or capture inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 254 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the humane destruction of confiscated animals determined to be a threat to public health and safety. House: County Affairs Posting rule suspended
HB 290 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the offense of injury to or interference with an animal under the supervision of a peace officer, corrections officer, or jailer. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 368 72-0 (1991) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the regulation of wild animals in a county with a population of 2.4 million or more. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 466 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to contract for rehabilitation of displaced, orphaned, sick, or injured wildlife; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 688 72-0 (1991) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the punishment for the offense of injury to an animal under the supervision of a peace officer or corrections employee. House: Judicial Affairs Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 948 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the sterilization of dogs and cats adopted from an animal pound, shelter, or humane organization, other than one located in certain municipalities, and to adoption standards; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/92
HB 959 72-0 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the control and prevention of certain diseases and to the application of those measures to exotic species; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1072 72-0 (1991) Author: Black, Layton Relating to the recovery, theft, and taxation of exotic livestock and exotic fowl, and to civil liability for trapping or killing an estray. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1076 72-0 (1991) Author: Conley, Karyne
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the liability of the owner of a dog for certain damages caused by the dog. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
HB 1259 72-0 (1991) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals by commercial pet services; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1416 72-0 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the regulation of taxidermists; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1742 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the jurisdiction of the Parks and Wildlife Department to protect Endangered Species of the State. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1771 72-0 (1991) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the issuance of permits to take, possess, and hold wildlife for propagation, zoological, rehabilitation, or scientific purposes and to the species of certain animals and birds covered by permits. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1888 72-0 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the penalty for the offense of cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1965 72-0 (1991) Author: Counts, David Relating to preventing the theft of horses; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2065 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the keeping of dangerous dogs; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2184 72-0 (1991) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the regulation of dogs, vicious dogs, cats, and other animals. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 2300 72-0 (1991) Author: Watkins, Gary
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the seizure of an animal that is being cruelly treated. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2457 72-0 (1991) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to exempting certain information about threatened, endangered, or protected plants and animals from disclosure under the open records law. House: Environmental Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 17 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to a defense to the prosecution of the offense of cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 60 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the regulation of wild animals in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 114 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the creation of the offense of interference with animals or animal facilities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 144 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to the regulation of wild animals in a county with a population of 2.4 million or more. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 187 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the treatment of confiscated animals. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 309 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the control and prevention of certain animal diseases and to the application of those measures to exotic species; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Calendars
SB 407 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the imposition and recovery of penalties for the unauthorized killing, catching, possessing, taking, or injuring of particular animals. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to special subcommittee
SB 730 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the penalty for the offense of cruelty to animals. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 900 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals by commercial pet services; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 901 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals by commercial pet services; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1061 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the jurisdiction of the Parks and Wildlife Department to protect Endangered Species of the State. Senate: Natural Resources Postponed in committee
SB 1217 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the control of exotic animals as depredating animals. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1218 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to exempting certain information about threatened, endangered, or protected plants and animals from disclosure under the open records law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1219 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the meaning of "wild" when used in reference to an animal. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1255 72-0 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the keeping of vicious dogs; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
SB 1259 72-0 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the sterilization of dogs and cats adopted from an animal pound, shelter, or humane organization, other than one located in certain municipalities, and to adoption standards; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
SB 1510 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the compensation of members of the Texas Animal Health Commission for performance of commission business. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Calendars
HB 45 72-1 (1991) Author: Black, Layton Relating to the recovery, theft, and taxation of exotic livestock and exotic fowl, and to civil liability for trapping or killing an estray. House: Agriculture & Livestock 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 232 72-1 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert | et. al. Relating to the sale and protection of certain animals; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 103 72-1 (1991) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to the sale and protection of certain animals; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 39 72-2 (1991) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to the sale and protection of certain animals; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Administration Co-author authorized
HB 100 71-0 (1989) Author: Richardson, Bob
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the provision of certain veterinary services and to the sterilization of dogs and cats adopted from an animal pound, shelter, or humane organization. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 146 71-0 (1989) Author: Robinson, Phyllis Relating to the designation of a feral hog as a predator animal. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 544 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Government Organization Pending in subcommittee
HB 579 71-0 (1989) Author: Yost, Gerald
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the creation of the offense of injury to or interference with an animal under the supervision of a peace officer or a department of corrections employee. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 599 71-0 (1989) Author: Larry, Jerald Relating to operating or towing certain vehicles to transport certain animals. House: Transportation Pending in committee
HB 1193 71-0 (1989) Author: Valigura, Keith
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to municipal authority to adopt administrative and penal regulations for the conduct of vicious dogs. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1315 71-0 (1989) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in commercial kennels; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1337 71-0 (1989) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the regulation of experimentation on animals in public and private schools. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
HB 1571 71-0 (1989) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the control of animals within a municipality. House: Urban Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1687 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, Jack
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the possession of certain wild animals; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/90
HB 1787 71-0 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in riding stables; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1865 71-0 (1989) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the sale and transportation of white-tailed deer during open season by a scientific breeder. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1924 71-0 (1989) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to prohibiting political subdivisions from regulating endangered species. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1932 71-0 (1989) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas National Research Laboratory Commission regarding the designation of national centers, and designating the Institute of Biosciences and Technology as the.... House: Science & Technology Referred to Science & Technology
HB 2375 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to contract for rehabilitation of sick or injured wildlife; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 2379 71-0 (1989) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the applicability of certain animal shelter and animal care standards. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 2543 71-0 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al. Relating to the regulation of wild animals. House: Environmental Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2601 71-0 (1989) Author: Schoolcraft, Alan
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the training of guide dogs for the blind. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2686 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson, David Relating to the regulation of the possession of dangerous wildlife and to the prohibition of hunting dangerous wildlife in captivity; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 3010 71-0 (1989) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to the creation of local and regional plans for managing and protecting an endangered species and for submission of such plans for review by the Texas Parks and Wildlife. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 3037 71-0 (1989) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the jurisdiction of the Parks and Wildlife Department to protect Endangered Species of the State. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 3080 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to permits to control certain depredating animals and manage certain wildlife from aircraft; increased penalties for the prohibited use of aircraft, and seizure and sale of aircraft, vehicles, and guns.... House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
HCR 97 71-0 (1989) Author: Junell, Robert Designating the armadillo as the official state animal of Texas. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HR 1079 71-0 (1989) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Expressing support for establishment of the Wildlife Rehabilitation Research Center. Reported enrolled
SB 497 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Animal Health Commission; providing criminal penalties. House: Government Organization
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 530 71-0 (1989) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Animal Health Commission. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 884 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in certain riding stables; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Record vote
SB 885 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in commercial kennels; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 888 71-0 (1989) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the provision of certain veterinary services and to the sterilization of dogs and cats adopted from an animal pound, shelter, or humane organization; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1186 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the adoption and utilization by a home-rule municipality of administrative procedures for the destruction of animals. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1260 71-0 (1989) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the regulation of the possession of dangerous wildlife in certain counties and to the protection of federally endangered wildlife; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1437 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the creation of local and regional plans for managing and protecting an endangered species and for submission of such plans for review by the Texas Parks and Wildlife. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1461 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Campbell, Ben
Relating to the jurisdiction of the Parks and Wildlife Department to protect endangered species of the state. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1472 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to nonresident hunting licenses and to the animals that may be taken under those licenses. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1687 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Eckels, Robert
Relating to the regulation of wild animals. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1696 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to permits to control certain predator animals and manage certain wildlife from aircraft; increased penalties for the prohibited use of aircraft, and seizure and sale of aircraft ...... Senate: Natural Resources Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 63 71-1 (1989) Author: Waterfield, Richard
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the eradication or control of certain animal diseases by the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 18 71-1 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the eradication or control of certain animal diseases by the Texas Animal Health Commission. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 16 71-3 (1990) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the definition of certain birds and animals for purposes of the Parks and Wildlife Code. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
SB 36 71-3 (1990) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the regulation by municipalities of the owning or keeping of animals and vicious dogs. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 33 71-4 (1990) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to a defense to the prosecution of the offense of cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 155 71-4 (1990) Author: Harrison, Dudley Relating to the definitions of pen-reared birds and depredating animals. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 7 71-4 (1990) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the definitions of pen-reared birds and depredating animals. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 11 71-4 (1990) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to a defense to the prosecution of the offense of cruelty to animals. Senate: Administration Left as pending business in comm.
HB 26 71-5 (1990) Author: Harrison, Dudley Relating to the definitions of pen-reared birds and depredating animals. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 55 71-5 (1990) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to a defense to the prosecution of the offense of cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 23 71-5 (1990) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to a defense to the prosecution of the offense of cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 27 71-5 (1990) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the definitions of pen-reared birds and depredating animals. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 60 71-6 (1990) Author: Harrison, Dudley Relating to the definitions of pen-reared birds and depredating animals. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 24 71-6 (1990) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Harrison, Dudley
Relating to the definitions of pen-reared birds and depredating animals. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 151 70-0 (1987) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the offense of cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 309 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Cliff
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of animal shelters. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 320 70-0 (1987) Author: Harrison, Dudley Relating to the hunting of exotic animals. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 397 70-0 (1987) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to prohibiting the use of steel-jawed leghold traps in certain counties; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 399 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the appointment of state humane officers, their duties and powers, and the scope of their employment. House: Public Safety Referred to subcommittee
HB 571 70-0 (1987) Author: Valigura, Keith
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the creation of an offense for owning or keeping a vicious dog, and providing for the destruction of certain dogs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 746 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in riding stables; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 748 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of dogs in commercial kennels; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 817 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the authorization of certain persons who train animals and develop equipment to detect controlled substances or marihuana to obtain, possess, and use controlled substances or marihuana. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 852 70-0 (1987) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the quarantine and testing of animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1088 70-0 (1987) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry Relating to the liability of a person who rescues an animal. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1210 70-0 (1987) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to taking, possessing, selling, or transporting certain endangered species. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1263 70-0 (1987) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to control of protected wildlife to prevent damage to agricultural, horticultural, or agricultural interests or to protect public safety. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1330 70-0 (1987) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the release of turkeys; creating an offense. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2122 70-0 (1987) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the processing and inspection of exotic game meat. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2334 70-0 (1987) Author: Robinson, Phyllis Relating to an affirmative defense to the offense of cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2614 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David Relating to the issuance of a certificate to operate a horse-drawn carriage for hire; providing a criminal penalty. House: Transportation House passage reported
SB 147 70-0 (1987) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the appointment of state humane officers, their duties and powers, and the scope of their employment. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 180 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Waterfield, Richard
Relating to the definition of game animals. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 238 70-0 (1987) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the creation of an offense for owning or keeping a vicious dog. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 322 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Richardson, Bob
Relating to the sterilization of dogs and cats adopted from a releasing agency. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Point of order sustained
SB 461 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Patronella, David
Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in commercial kennels and to licensing of facilities and personnel; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 999 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to recovery by the state of the value of certain fish, shellfish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and animals House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1061 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the creation of the offense of cock fighting and the disposition of certain cock-fighting equipment; providing penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably with substitute
SR 657 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Directing the Subcommittee on Agriculture of the Committee on Natural Resources to conduct an interim study on the certification of animal reproduction technicians.
HB 319 69-0 (1985) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in boarding or riding stables; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Rules suspended
HB 517 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to certain offenses involving the killing or injuring of an animal or the fighting of animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 656 69-0 (1985) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to the punishment for the offense of cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 773 69-0 (1985) Author: Patronella, David
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the regulation of guard dog companies; providing penalties. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1054 69-0 (1985) Author: Riley, Randall Relating to immunity from liability for the protection of a pet from attack by a dog. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1272 69-0 (1985) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the purchase and slaughter of marked horses. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1397 69-0 (1985) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in commercial kennels; providing for licensing, fees, and a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1409 69-0 (1985) Author: Burnett, Dick Relating to the sale of an estray when ownership of the estray has not been determined. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 1429 69-0 (1985) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the sale or distribution of rabies vaccine for animals; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1480 69-0 (1985) Author: Perry, Rick Relating to the duty of a lessee to protect a lessor's livestock, poultry, horses, and other animals while exploring for, drilling for, and producing oil or gas. House: Energy Referred to Energy
HB 1591 69-0 (1985) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to predator control from aircraft in Brooks, Kenedy, and Willacy counties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1699 69-0 (1985) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the ownership, possession, or exhibition of wild or dangerous animals; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1705 69-0 (1985) Author: Hudson, David Relating to the regulation of guard dog companies. House: Law Enforcement Referred to subcommittee
HB 1748 69-0 (1985) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to seizure and disposition of certain property used in the unlawful taking, possession, transportation, purchase, or sale of certain wild animals, birds, and aquatic life and to the seizure and disposition of certain property containing wild animals, birds, or aquatic life. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table
HB 1912 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the offense of using a live animal as a lure in dog race training or in dog coursing on a racetrack. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 2086 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to support dogs for the handicapped; providing a penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2380 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to predator control from aircraft in Travis County. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2463 69-0 (1985) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the hunting and possession of certain exotic animals; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 196 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Patronella, David
Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in commercial kennels; providing for licensing, fees, and a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 197 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Patronella, David
Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in boarding or riding stables, to licensing of operators of certain stables, and to sale or other disposition of certain animals; providing for allocation of fees and other funds; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Resources
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 684 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the regulation of guard dog companies; providing a penalty. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably with substitute
SB 730 69-0 (1985) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the hunting and possession of certain exotic animals in Edwards County; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 731 69-0 (1985) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to wild axis deer in Kendall County. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 764 69-0 (1985) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Burnett, Dick
Relating to the time period that an estray must be held before title to the animal vests in the county and the method of sale. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 951 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the ownership, possession, or exhibition of wild or dangerous animals; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1016 69-0 (1985) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the regulation of the use of airboats; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1392 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the authority of the attorney general to seize cruelly treated animals. Senate: Jurisprudence Record vote
SB 1431 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the sale or distribution of rabies vaccine for animals; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 274 68-0 (1983) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to creation of the offense of interfering with an animal used in law enforcement and the punishment for cruelty to such an animal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 288 68-0 (1983) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to municipal and county programs for sterilization of dogs and cats. House: County Affairs Placed on daily Major State Calendar
HB 480 68-0 (1983) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to research and management of alligators, fur-bearing animals, and other wildlife resources, and to the removal of alligators and fur-bearing animals from wildlife management areas. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 481 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to offenses involving dog fighting and to the disposition of property connected with dog fighting. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 516 68-0 (1983) Author: Whaley, Foster Relating to the elements of and penalty for the offense of cruelty to animals and the disposition of certain property relating to certain offenses of cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 701 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the control of brucellosis and other animal diseases. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Record vote
HB 930 68-0 (1983) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to predator control from aircraft in Jackson and Matagorda counties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1071 68-0 (1983) Author: Staniswalis, Chip Relating to the regulation of circuses, carnivals, and zoos. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
HB 1687 68-0 (1983) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to hunting reptiles. House: Environmental Affairs Placed on daily Major State Calendar
HB 1771 68-0 (1983) Author: Harrison, Jr., W.O. "Bill" Relating to the use of live animals as a lure in dog race training or in dog coursing on a racetrack. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
HB 1887 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, Tip Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in commercial kennels. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1911 68-0 (1983) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in boarding or riding stables; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 2045 68-0 (1983) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the punishment for the offense of cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken
HB 2290 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Bob Relating to domestic animal care, the preservation of urban animal health and happiness, and the conservation of Tame Life throughout the State of Texas. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 243 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to research and management of alligators, fur-bearing animals, and other wildlife resources, and to the removal of alligators and fur-bearing animals from wildlife management areas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 321 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the slaughter of horses; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 366 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the control of brucellosis and other animal diseases; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken
SB 504 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Making certain cities and counties subject to Chapter 677, Acts of the 67th Legislature, Regular Session, 1981, relating to care of animals. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 557 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to offenses involving dog fighting and to the disposition of property connected with dog fighting; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 835 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Staniswalis, Chip
Relating to the regulation of certain circuses, carnivals, and zoos. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 1008 68-0 (1983) Author: Montford, John Relating to regulation of animal dealers and retail pet vendors; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
SB 1033 68-0 (1983) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Harrison, Jr., W.O. "Bill"
Relating to the authority of a county commissioners court to regulate the keeping of certain wild animals; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 1178 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to prohibiting instigation, encouragement, promotion, training, and all acts in furtherance of dogfighting; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 1346 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Hall, Tip
Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in commercial kennels and to the licensing of facilities and personnel; authorizing fees; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 1347 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Patronella, David
Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in boarding or riding stables; authorizing fees and providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1417 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the slaughter of domestic rabbits and the sale of rabbit meat in Texas. Senate: Health & Human Resources No action taken
HB 1 68-1 (1983) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the Texas Animal Health Commission and the control of brucellosis and other animal diseases; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HR 11 68-1 (1983) Author: Saunders, Robert Urging the National Plan Conference to reject a proposal regulation relating to poultry exhibitions.
SB 3 68-1 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the control of brucellosis and other animal diseases; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 5 68-1 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in commercial kennels and to licensing of facilities and personnel; authorizing fees; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 7 68-1 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in boarding or riding stables; authorizing fees; and providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 25 68-2 (1984) Author: Hudson, David Relating to the regulation of guard dog companies. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Committee on Law Enforcement
HB 89 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to civil liability for damage or injuries caused by certain pets. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 267 67-0 (1981) Author: Agnich, Fred
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to regulation of doves, pigeons, and shorebirds. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 486 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in kennels and boarding or riding stables. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 506 67-0 (1981) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to the possession and distribution of sodium pentobarbital and the use of that substance by humane societies and animal control agencies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 555 67-0 (1981) Author: Tow, Rodney Relating to the punishment for cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 597 67-0 (1981) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the slaughter of horses. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 801 67-0 (1981) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Relating to county regulation of the keeping of wild animals near public schools. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 807 67-0 (1981) Author: London, David Relating to control and eradication of rabies. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 910 67-0 (1981) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to predator control from aircraft in Aransas, Calhoun, Jim Wells, and Victoria counties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1109 67-0 (1981) Author: Shaw, Larry
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the use of dog guides by blind persons and hearing ear dogs by deaf persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1268 67-0 (1981) Author: Cofer, Lanell Relating to regulation of certain animal shelters. House: Health Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 1364 67-0 (1981) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the taking, possession, and sale of alligators. House: Environmental Affairs Postponed
HB 1408 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo Relating to prohibiting instigation, encouragement, promotion, training, and all acts in furtherance of dogfighting. House: State Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1585 67-0 (1981) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to sterilization of pets. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1645 67-0 (1981) Author: Whaley, Foster Relating to the control of rodents and predatory animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1882 67-0 (1981) Author: Clark, Bill
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to the sale of game birds. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 2001 67-0 (1981) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Richards, Mike
Relating to the seizure of animals believed to be cruelly treated. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 2059 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo Relating to creation of an offense of causing or training dogs to fight. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 7 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in kennels and boarding or riding stables. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 291 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Cofer, Lanell
Relating to the regulation of certain animal shelters and the care of animals; providing a remedy for enforcement and penalties. House: Health Services
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 373 67-0 (1981) Author: Short, E.L.
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to possession and use of denatured sodium pentobarbital by humane societies and animal control agencies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 418 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Relating to the taking, possession, and sale of alligators parts of an alligator; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective 8/31/81
SB 562 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John Relating to regulation of animal dealers and retail pet vendors; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 591 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to prohibiting instigation, encouragement, promotion, training, and all acts in furtherance of dogfighting. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 721 67-0 (1981) Author: McKnight, Peyton Relating to the slaughter of horses; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
SB 811 67-0 (1981) Author: Andujar, Betty
Sponsor: London, David
Relating to the control and eradication of rabies; delegating certain powers and rights to the Texas Department of Health; delegating certain powers for fees; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 934 67-0 (1981) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Whaley, Foster
Relating to the control of rodents and predatory animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 19 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the identification of horses; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
HB 200 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to liability for damage or injuries caused by certain pets. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 527 66-0 (1979) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to regulate the humane care and treatment of certain animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
HB 583 66-0 (1979) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the hunting of predators from aircraft in Zapata County. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 614 66-0 (1979) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to the use of live animals as a lure or quarry in a dog race or in dog coursing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 952 66-0 (1979) Author: Hollowell, Bill
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the sale of certain wild animals. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 958 66-0 (1979) Author: Hollowell, Bill
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to the sale of certain wild animals in Kaufman, Van Zandt, and Wood counties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 972 66-0 (1979) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to county regulation of the keeping of wild animals near public schools. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1223 66-0 (1979) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to county regulation of animals on beaches. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1323 66-0 (1979) Author: Ezzell, Michael H.
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Relating to the control and eradication of rabies; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1430 66-0 (1979) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to the use of animals as a lure or quarry in racing greyhound dogs or in training greyhound dogs for racing; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1660 66-0 (1979) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to sterilization of pets. House: Health Services Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1947 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Forrest Relating to branding of cattle imported from foreign countries; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 2046 66-0 (1979) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the protection of nutria as a fur-bearing animal. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 2114 66-0 (1979) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the rulemaking authority of the Texas Animal Health Commission concerning the control and eradication of bovine brucellosis. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
SB 85 66-0 (1979) Author: Braecklein, Bill
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to the registration and regulation of certain animal shelters; providing for seizure of animals under certain circumstances; and providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Human Resources
Failure to suspend the rules
SB 286 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to the regulation, possession and sale of live wild animals; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 1104 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Benedict, Jerry L.
Relating to county authority to regulate traffic, prohibit littering, and regulate the possession of animals on beaches and swimming in certain passes. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 1199 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Relating to hunting of predators from aircraft in Starr County. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 38 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the sale of seriously diseased or seriously injured animals; and declaring an emergency. House: Agriculture & Livestock Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 137 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to the penalty for cruelty to animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 231 65-0 (1977) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the disposition of an animals abandoned with veterinarians. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 471 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to civil liability for damages or injuries caused by certain pets. House: Judicial Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 874 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, John Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health Resources to regulate the humane care and treatment of certain animals; providing penalties. House: Health & Welfare Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 887 65-0 (1977) Author: Miller, Chris Relating to the use of live animals as a lure in a dog race or in dog coursing. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Calendars
HB 896 65-0 (1977) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to the transportation and storage of certain wild animals and birds. House: Environmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1102 65-0 (1977) Author: Allee, Henry E. Relating to authority of counties and municipalities to regualte animals on beaches. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1357 65-0 (1977) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to adding Webb County to the list of counties in which predator control from aircraft may be permitted. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1470 65-0 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Hance, Kent
Relating to the protection of certain animals from infectious, contagious, or communicable diseases and to the handling of diseased animals; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported from committee favorably
HB 1508 65-0 (1977) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to the taking of game animals for aid and protection purposes through the use of aircraft; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Rules suspended
HB 1599 65-0 (1977) Author: Gilley, Smith
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to the slaughter and sale of stolen horses; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1617 65-0 (1977) Author: Caraway, Bill Relating to the regulation, possession, and sale of native nongame wild animals; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
HB 1791 65-0 (1977) Author: McBee, Susan Gurley
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the protection of certain livestock from ticks capable of carrying disease. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 1869 65-0 (1977) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the management and control of cougars; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Wildlife Preservation
HB 2156 65-0 (1977) Author: Martin, Tom Relating to creation of a gas sanctuary in McMullen County and the use and possession of certain weapons in the game sanctuary; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2246 65-0 (1977) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to cattle guards on county roads. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HCR 75 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Urging parents to instruct their children on the proper handling of animals. House: Rules
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HR 58 65-0 (1977) Author: Kubiak, Dan Requesting Parks and Wildlife Department to look into issue of predator control. House: Agriculture & Livestock
SB 290 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Agnich, Fred
Relating to the transportation and storage of certain wild animals and birds and the inspection of facilities for storage thereof. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 590 65-0 (1977) Author: Hance, Kent relating to the use of live animals as a lure or quarry in a dog race or in dog coursing. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 832 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Caraway, Bill
Relating to the regulation, possession, and sale of live wild animals; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Assigned to Consent Calendar
SB 982 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to county authority to regulate the presence of horses and cattle on beaches. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 1169 65-0 (1977) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to control and management and control of cougars; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 147 64-0 (1975) Author: Miller, Chris Prohibiting the use of live animals in dog races or dog coursing; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Rules suspended
HB 168 64-0 (1975) Author: Wilson, John Relating to the regulation of the humane care and treatment of certain animals; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Reported from committee with substitute
HB 882 64-0 (1975) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to disposition of animals found to have been cruelly treated. House: Judiciary Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2203 64-0 (1975) Author: Montoya, Greg
Sponsor: McKinnon, Mike
Relating to the use of aircraft for predator animal control in Kleberg County. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 121 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the regulation of the humane care and treatment of certain animals; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 433 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill
Sponsor: Bryant, John W.
Relating to disposition of animals found to have been cruelly treated; providing for hearings and appeals, and assessment of costs; providing for disposition of the proceeds of sale; providing effect of pendency of appeal on disposition of the animal. House: Judiciary
Senate: Human Resources
90 day bill
SB 586 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the appointment of humane officers by duly incorporated humane societies organized for the prevention of cruelty to animals; providing for the appointment and authority of humane officers; providing for recordkeeping by the county clerk and sheriff; providing for the examination of the appointee; providing for the appointment of the appointee; and providing for the powers of humane officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 658 64-0 (1975) Author: Adams, Don
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the taking of certain game birds at any time during retriever dog field trials licensed, sanctioned, or approved by the American Kennel Club or during certain retriever dog training; providing for the licensing of field trial areas; providing for nonresident field trial hunting licenses. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 863 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Lary, Camm
Relating to a lien for the furnishing of care, maintenance, and feed to domestic animals and relating to the continuance and priority of the lien. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 1056 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to county authority to regulate the presence of animals on beaches. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1060 64-0 (1975) Author: Adams, Don Relating to field dog competition and training and the sport of shooting, hunting, or taking pen-reared game birds on private bird shooting areas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 534 63-0 (1973) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to the use of aircraft for predator animal control in certain counties in circumstances which are necessary to protect human and natural resources; providing for the issuance of permits; requiring reports; authorizing Parks and Wildlife Commission to make regulations; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 618 63-0 (1973) Author: Cole, James D.
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to regulation of the business of propagating game birds or game animals for sale or holding game birds or game animals in captivity for sale; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 652 63-0 (1973) Author: Calhoun, Frank Relating to adding the wild Felis concolor (native cougar or mountain lion) to the list of game animals. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 680 63-0 (1973) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the use of aircraft for predator animal control in circumstances which are necessary to protect human and natural resources; providing for the issuance of permits; requiring reports; authorizing the Texas Animal Health Commission to make regulations; providing penalties; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs Considered in public hearing
HB 823 63-0 (1973) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the importation of wild game birds, wild game animals, and other protected species of wildlife from the Republic of Mexico; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1288 63-0 (1973) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Adopting the Texas Animal Health Commission, a general revision of the laws relating to animal health in the State of Texas and the powers and duties of the Texas Animal Health Commission; providing penalties; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith or replaced hereby; and declaring an emergency. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 1695 63-0 (1973) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to suits for the protection of mistreated animals; and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
SB 44 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to the use of aircraft for predator animal control in certain counties in circumstances which are necessary to protect human and natural resources; defining the term "predator animals"; providing for the issuance of permits; requiring reports; authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to make regulations and assess fees; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 251 63-0 (1973) Author: Hightower, Jack
Sponsor: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Relating to the use of aircraft for predator animal control in certain counties in circumstances which are necessary to protect human and natural resources; providing for the issuance of permits; requiring reports; authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commissions to make regulations; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 853 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the registering of thoroughbred horses foaled in Texas; designating the Texas Thoroughbred Breeders Association as the sole official registrar of thoroughbred horses foaled in Texas; and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Committee hearing date
SB 908 63-0 (1973) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to appointment of Humane Officers by duly incorporated Humane Societies, organized for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; providing for the appointment and authority of such Humane Officers; providing for record keeping by the county clerk and sheriff; providing for the examination of appointee; providing for the appointment of such appointee; and providing for the powers of such Humane Officers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Sent to subcommittee
HB 128 62-0 (1971) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to repealing certain laws authorizing counties to pay bounties for the destruction of animals.

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