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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 499 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to unfair settlement practices with respect to workers' compensation insurance claims.
  Author: Collier, Nicole
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1435 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to commencement and prosecution of certain actions by and to investigations conducted by district and county attorneys under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.
  Author: Wu, Gene
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1774 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to actions on and liability associated with certain insurance claims.
  Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
  Committees: Insurance | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1995 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act.
  Author: Elkins, Gary
  Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
  Committees: Government Transparency & Operation | Administration
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2027 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain laws regulating the sale or transfer of secondhand watches.
  Author: Goldman, Craig
  Sponsor: Taylor, Van
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 2257 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prohibiting an insurer from directing a policyholder to certain entities to provide certain medical or health care services and supplies to the policyholder.
  Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
  Committees: Insurance
  Last Action: Referred to Insurance
HB 3322 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the use of certain words to imply that a person who is not an attorney is authorized to practice immigration law and the prosecution of a cause of action arising from that practice and educational requirements for a notary public appointment; authorizing a fee; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.
  Author: Guillen, Ryan
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3460 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the movement of vehicles transporting sealed ocean cargo shipping containers; authorizing a fee.
  Author: VanDeaver, Gary
  Committees: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
  Last Action: Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 4261 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the transparent disclosure of Internet advertising practices.
  Author: Elkins, Gary
  Committees: Government Transparency & Operation
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HCR 33 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Urging Congress to consider the removal of trade, financial, and travel restrictions relating to Cuba.
  Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
  Committees: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HCR 98 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Urging Congress and the president to reject the imposition of an import tax or border adjustment tax on trade with Mexico.
  Author: Blanco, César | et. al.
  Committees: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HR 2616 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2065.
  Author: Kuempel, John
  Last Action: Reported enrolled
SB 10 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to actions on and liability associated with certain insurance claims.
  Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 350 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain laws regulating the sale or transfer of secondhand watches.
  Author: Taylor, Van
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1499 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of for-profit legal service contract companies.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1939 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to permits for the movement of intermodal shipping containers; authorizing a fee.
  Author: Hughes, Bryan
  Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
  Committees: Transportation | Transportation
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1945 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act.
  Author: Hughes, Bryan
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2065 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations and activities.
  Author: Hancock, Kelly
  Sponsor: Kuempel, John
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
SCR 22 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Urging Congress to recognize the importance of trade between Texas and Mexico.
  Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SR 938 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 2065.
  Author: Hancock, Kelly
  Last Action: Reported enrolled

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 1199 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to deceptive representations or other conduct concerning certain synthetic substances as a violation of the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.
  Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1265 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a deceptive act or practice involving a solicitation in connection with a good or service or involving the production, sale, distribution, or promotion of certain synthetic substances.
  Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
  Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
  Committees: Business & Industry | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1693 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the sale of motor fuel mixed with ethanol; imposing civil and criminal penalties.
  Author: Isaac, Jason
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2261 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the transfer or termination of certain timeshare interests.
  Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Business & Industry | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2573 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a deceptive trade practice related to the use of certain words to imply that a person who is not an attorney is authorized to practice law and the prosecution of a cause of action arising from that practice.
  Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
  Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2590 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to providing a remedy for fraud committed in certain real estate transactions.
  Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
  Sponsor: West, Royce
  Committees: Business & Industry | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3028 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regulation of certain conduct by discount health care program operators, or concerning discount health care programs, that relates to prescription drugs or prescription drug benefits; authorizing administrative and civil penalties.
  Author: Frullo, John
  Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
  Committees: Insurance | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
SB 738 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the transfer or termination of certain timeshare interests.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 1142 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regulation of discount drug card program operators; authorizing administrative and civil penalties; authorizing fees; expanding a registration requirement.
  Author: Watson, Kirk
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Left pending in committee

83rd Regular Session, 2013
HB 1649 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metals dealers.
  Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1894 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act.
  Author: Elkins, Gary
  Committees: Technology
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2705 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain procedures and civil penalties under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.
  Author: Workman, Paul
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HB 3467 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing criminal penalties; authorizing a fee.
  Author: Bohac, Dwayne
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 953 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act.
  Author: Carona, John
  Sponsor: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
  Committees: Technology | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
SB 992 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to misrepresentations in connection with certain drug testing devices or equipment; providing penalties.
  Author: Taylor, Larry
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 1033 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the registration and use of marks, including trademarks and service marks.
  Author: Carona, John
  Sponsor: Villalba, Jason
  Committees: Business & Industry | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1166 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to civil penalties under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.
  Author: Hegar, Glenn
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar

82nd Regular Session, 2011
HB 1246 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain laws regulating the sale or transfer of secondhand watches.
  Author: Callegari, Bill
  Committees: Government Efficiency & Reform
  Last Action: Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 2086 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to deceptive trade practices relating to the advertisement of certain goods.
  Author: Bohac, Dwayne
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HB 2163 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to including barratry as a deceptive trade practice.
  Author: Scott, Connie
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2177 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain claims against persons licensed as real estate brokers and salespersons.
  Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3291 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a deceptive act or practice in connection with a consumer's health benefit plan benefits.
  Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
  Committees: Insurance
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3322 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to covenants not to compete.
  Author: Hunter, Todd
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3502 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers and dealerships; providing a criminal penalty.
  Author: Raymond, Richard Pena
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1353 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain claims against persons licensed as real estate brokers and salespersons.
  Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
  Sponsor: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 1450 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers and dealerships; providing a criminal penalty.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1716 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to voidability of contracts procured through and liability arising from conduct constituting barratry; providing a civil penalty.
  Author: Duncan, Robert
  Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11

81st Regular Session, 2009
HB 2299 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a motor vehicle dealer's payment to a secured party of the balance due on a used motor vehicle and to the bond requirement for certain motor vehicle sellers.
  Author: Davis, Yvonne
  Committees: Transportation
  Last Action: Referred to Transportation
HB 3101 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the deceptive trade practice of charging for certain preventable adverse health care events.
  Author: Leibowitz, David
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3211 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the classification of certain entities as primarily engaged in retail trade for purposes of the franchise tax.
  Author: Edwards, Al
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
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