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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 164 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 476 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the preference given by state agencies for certain goods and services produced or offered by small businesses.
  Author: Reynolds, Ron
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 671 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the operation of the capital access program and to transfers to and from the capital access fund.
  Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1047 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program.
  Author: Thierry, Shawn
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1169 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain items sold by small businesses in this state during a limited period.
  Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1489 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to restricting salary increases and bonuses given to the administrative head of certain state agencies.
  Author: Johnson, Eric
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1527 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the consideration of ownership interests of certain persons with disabilities in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting.
  Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1635 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of the commissioner of insurance to request a state innovation waiver for certain small group health benefit plans of certain federal actuarial value and level of coverage requirements.
  Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
  Committees: Insurance
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2073 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to publication of notice requirements for certain governmental entities and representatives.
  Author: Johnson, Eric
  Committees: Government Transparency & Operation
  Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2248 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the procedure for adoption by a state agency of rules that may have an adverse economic effect on small businesses and micro-businesses.
  Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3299 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that establish a grocery store or healthy corner store in a food desert.
  Author: Thierry, Shawn
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3343 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the suspension and reactivation of the operation of the Texas Health Reinsurance System.
  Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al.
  Committees: Insurance
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3433 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the adoption by state agencies of rules affecting rural communities.
  Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al.
  Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3740 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the dissemination of information about historically underutilized businesses and the expansion of the small business development center network.
  Author: Reynolds, Ron
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3890 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a self-employment assistance program for unemployed individuals.
  Author: Neave, Victoria
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 4049 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to establishing an intergovernmental development corporation in certain counties to foster minority- or women-owned construction businesses.
  Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
  Committees: County Affairs
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4053 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the evidence of a good faith effort of a state agency to reach goals established for historically underutilized businesses.
  Author: Collier, Nicole
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 4068 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regional or local health care programs for eligible individuals and employees of small employers.
  Author: Gooden, Lance
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Referred to Public Health
HB 4195 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to establishing a program to assist small businesses in job creation by increasing access to capital.
  Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4216 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to required notice to certain students at public lower-division institutions of higher education regarding skills development job training or incentive programs.
  Author: Walle, Armando
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
HB 4247 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to franchise tax credits for small businesses that create quality jobs.
  Author: Walle, Armando
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
SB 723 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program.
  Author: Miles, Borris
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 794 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the biennial report to the legislature on grants made to entities under the Texas Enterprise Fund.
  Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Co-author authorized
SB 795 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to benefit certain historically underutilized businesses.
  Author: Miles, Borris
  Committees: Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1171 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the suspension and reactivation of the operation of the Texas Health Reinsurance System.
  Author: Estes, Craig
  Sponsor: Paul, Dennis
  Committees: Insurance | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 1364 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the dissemination of information about historically underutilized businesses and the expansion of the small business development center network.
  Author: Miles, Borris
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1406 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of the commissioner of insurance to request a state innovation waiver for certain small group health benefit plans of certain federal actuarial value and level of coverage requirements.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
  Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
  Committees: Insurance | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 1410 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to establishing a pilot program to assist small business in obtaining capital.
  Author: Menéndez, José
  Committees: Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 1738 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to historically underutilized businesses.
  Author: Miles, Borris
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2002 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regional or local health care programs for eligible individuals and employees of small employers.
  Author: Watson, Kirk
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce

85th 1st Called Session, 2017
HB 278 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the preference given by state agencies for certain goods and services produced or offered by small businesses.
  Author: Reynolds, Ron
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 350 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of income-producing tangible personal property owned by certain small businesses.
  Author: Burkett, Cindy
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 379 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to assistance for small businesses, the dissemination of information about historically underutilized businesses, and the expansion of the small business development center network.
  Author: Reynolds, Ron
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HJR 48 (85th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation income-producing tangible personal property owned by certain small businesses.
  Author: Burkett, Cindy
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 217 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the services provided by a colonia self-help center.
  Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al.
  Committees: Urban Affairs | State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 269 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program.
  Author: Miles, Borris
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HB 396 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the state minimum wage, including adjustments based on the consumer price index and authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage.
  Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 470 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the preference given by state agencies for certain goods and services produced or offered by small businesses.
  Author: Reynolds, Ron
  Committees: Government Transparency & Operation
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1484 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regional coordinators within the veteran entrepreneur program.
  Author: Blanco, César | et. al.
  Committees: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1629 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to crowdfunding portal regulations for small business development.
  Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
  Sponsor: West, Royce
  Committees: Investments & Financial Services | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1684 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the procedure for adoption by a state agency of rules that may have an adverse economic effect on small businesses and micro-businesses.
  Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2667 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the abolishment of certain programs administered by the Texas Economic Development Bank.
  Author: Ashby, Trent
  Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2694 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain items sold by small businesses in this state during a limited period.
  Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2761 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the awarding of certain contracts of the Veterans' Land Board to veteran-owned businesses.
  Author: Parker, Tan
  Committees: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 3010 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the consideration of ownership interests of certain persons with disabilities in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting.
  Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3525 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Quality Research Leadership Authority to help Texas small businesses rapidly scale in potentially leading edge technologies and abolishing the Texas emerging technology fund.
  Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 4135 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring the Port of Houston Authority to comply with historically underutilized business provisions.
  Author: Miles, Borris
  Committees: Transportation
  Last Action: Referred to Transportation
SB 32 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the services provided by a colonia self-help center.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 522 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the procedure for adoption by a state agency of rules that may have an adverse economic effect on small businesses and micro-businesses.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Co-author authorized
SB 660 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regional coordinators within the veteran entrepreneur program.
  Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
  Sponsor: Blanco, César
  Committees: Defense & Veterans' Affairs | Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
  Last Action: Effective immediately
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