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HB 598 85-0 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda Relating to procedures of a county tax assessor-collector for collection of dishonored checks and invoices; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4125 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to clarifying the liability of certain financial institutions that offer remote deposit capture. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
SB 492 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Koop, Linda
Relating to procedures of a county tax assessor-collector for collection of dishonored checks and invoices; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1121 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the presumption of intent in the prosecution of certain criminal cases involving theft by check or issuance of a bad check. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1824 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to punishment for the offense of forgery and to a fee imposed on certain defendants who commit the offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 322 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the regulation of persons who facilitate the issuance of tax refund anticipation checks. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 1291 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the fees collected by prosecutors for collection and processing of certain checks or similar sight orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3778 84-0 (2015) Author: Koop, Linda Relating to procedures of a county tax assessor-collector for collection of dishonored checks and invoices; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
SB 1486 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the presumption of intent in the prosecution of certain criminal cases involving theft by check or issuance of a bad check. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 111 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the fees collected by prosecutors for collection and processing of certain checks or similar sight orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2561 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the regulation of persons who facilitate the issuance of tax refund anticipation checks. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3365 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the prosecution of certain criminal offenses involving theft or fraud by check or similar sight order; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3727 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the fees collected by prosecutors for collection and processing of certain checks or similar sight orders; authorizing an increase in fees. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1714 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to insufficient funds charges and check or debit authorization for a deferred presentment transaction. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 152 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the fees collected by prosecutors for collection and processing of certain checks or similar sight orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1215 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the creation of the offense of unauthorized acquisition or transfer of certain financial information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3752 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to a financial institution's action regarding certain withdrawals and deposits. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2031 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the definition of sight order for purposes of prosecuting certain criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2186 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the payment of a vehicle registration fee by a check drawn against insufficient funds. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2743 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain county financial information on certain counties' Internet websites. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3302 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol | et. al. Relating to the fees charged by certain check-cashing businesses; providing penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in subcommittee
HB 4301 81-0 (2009) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to the availability of certain county, municipal, and school district financial information on certain Internet websites. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 320 80-0 (2007) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to use of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate by a commercial business. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 485 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the collection and amount of restitution authorized to be collected from persons charged with or convicted of certain misdemeanor offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1537 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the disclosure of the reason for rejecting a check at the time of rejection. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 1611 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the punishment for the offense of forgery of a writing that is or purports to be a check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Postponed
HB 2002 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to notification to check verification entities that a customer is a victim of identity theft and the consequences of the notice. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2003 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the approval of certain checks by a check verification entity following notification that the issuer was a victim of identity theft; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2432 80-0 (2007) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to notice of the presumption for theft by check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2522 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to use of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate by a commercial business. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 2560 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the availability of certain school district financial information on districts' Internet websites. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
SB 548 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to notice of the presumption for theft by check. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1354 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to use of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate by a commercial business. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 581 79-0 (2005) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to the punishment for the offense of stealing or receiving a stolen check or similar sight order. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 607 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the delivery of blank check forms; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 746 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to notice of the presumption for theft by check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 778 79-0 (2005) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the crime of issuance of a bad check committed against an elderly person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 1584 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to requiring the operator of a vehicle storage facility to accept certain forms of payment for the delivery or storage of a vehicle. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1833 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to disclosures required for the creation of certain consumer contracts solicited by mail; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1854 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to requiring debt collectors to provide a copy of a dishonored check to certain consumers; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1855 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the deletion of certain electronic records concerning a customer who issues a check; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2223 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the making of a notation on and the processing of a forged check by a financial institution. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2885 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to an arrest warrant or complaint for the issuance of a bad check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2899 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to requiring a financial institution to notify check verification entities when a customer reports checks stolen; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3095 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to use of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate by certain entities. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 1300 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen Memorializing Congress to enact legislation relating to the assessment of penalties by a financial institution for an insufficient funds check. House: Business & Industry Reported enrolled
SB 1219 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requiring debt collectors to provide a copy of a dishonored check to certain consumers; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1221 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the delivery of blank check forms; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1222 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the deletion of certain electronic records concerning a customer who issues a check; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1223 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the making of a notation on a forged check by a financial institution. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1590 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to use of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate by certain entities. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 247 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to collection of a check processing fee on behalf of a holder of a dishonored check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 249 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the returned check fee collected by a county clerk. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 550 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the amount the county clerk may charge as a returned check fee. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 619 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to notice of the presumption for theft by check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 628 78-0 (2003) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to the penalty for stealing or knowingly receiving a stolen check or similar sight order. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 826 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the disposition of certain unclaimed wage payments. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 936 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to a fee charged in connection with collection of a dishonored check. House: Financial Institutions No action taken in committee
HB 2148 78-0 (2003) Author: Gattis, Dan
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the prohibition of a restriction or condition placed on a check tendered in payment of delinquent ad valorem taxes, penalties, and interest. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2409 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the disclosure of certain information held by a business offering check verification or check guarantee services. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 136 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the fees charged in connection with collection of a dishonored check. House: Financial Institutions No action taken in committee
HB 565 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to a fee charged by a financial institution for cashing a check drawn on that financial institution; providing a penalty. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 1166 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to regulation of the business of selling checks, including electronic checks. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1366 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to deferred deposit loans. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 1874 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the filing of an affidavit supporting a criminal charge based on the use of a check or similar sight order. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1976 77-0 (2001) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to notice of the presumption for theft by check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2162 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to collection of a check processing fee on behalf of holder of dishonored check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2478 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the regulation of deferred presentment transactions. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 471 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to deferred deposit loans. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 711 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to regulation of the business of selling checks, including electronic checks. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1277 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to a fee collected by a prosecutor for collecting and processing a dishonored or forged check or similar sight order. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1357 76-0 (1999) Author: Crownover, Ronny | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the punishment for theft under certain circumstances involving the use of a check or similar sight order. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Economic Development
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 2056 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the security for costs in a legislative election contest. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 2125 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Elvira
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to creating the offense of stealing or receiving a stolen check or sight order. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2190 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to prima facie evidence for the offense of theft of livestock by check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 2734 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the filing of an affidavit supporting a criminal charge based on the use of a check or similar sight order. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 2800 76-0 (1999) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to requiring a financial institution to maintain certain information from a business account holder. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3622 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale | et. al. Relating to the regulation of deferred presentment transactions. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 3787 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to certain agreements made by financial institutions. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 284 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Luna, Vilma
Relating to the fee collected by a prosecutor for collecting and processing a dishonored or forged check or similar sight order. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 543 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to a payment to a governmental entity by credit card or check. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1339 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of deferred presentment transactions. Senate: Economic Development Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1323 75-0 (1997) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to a fee collected by a prosecutor for collecting and processing a dishonored or forged check or similar sight order. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1741 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the reconciliation of county checks and warrants. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2436 75-0 (1997) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the business of selling checks. House: Financial Institutions Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2722 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the cashing of certain checks and to the registration of certain persons engaged in a check-cashing business; providing penalties. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 3377 75-0 (1997) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to prima facie evidence of the offense of theft by check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 3378 75-0 (1997) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to prima facie evidence of theft of agricultural products by check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 71 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the punishment for certain defendants convicted of the offense of issuance of a bad check. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 174 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Luna, Vilma | et. al.
Relating to a fee collected by a prosecutor for collecting and processing a dishonored or forged check or similar sight order. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1218 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to venue in the prosecution of the offense of issuing a bad check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1663 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the business of selling checks. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 576 74-0 (1995) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to theft by check, issuance of bad checks, and collection of processing fees for dishonored checks; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 995 74-0 (1995) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to digitized optical imaging of business records. House: Civil Practices Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1074 74-0 (1995) Author: West, George Relating to the presumption for theft by check after the issuance of a stop payment order. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1259 74-0 (1995) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Relating to security obligations of a licensed seller of checks. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1608 74-0 (1995) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Relating to the regulation of the sale of checks. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1712 74-0 (1995) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the fees a county treasurer may charge for returned checks. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1741 74-0 (1995) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to the collection of a fee for a dishonored check from a criminal defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2234 74-0 (1995) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to the offense of presenting a bad check to a permitted distributor or permitted supplier of motor fuel for the payment of a debt that includes a tax. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 398 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to regulation of check-cashing services; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 775 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the fees a county treasurer may charge for returned and stopped checks. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1267 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to the presumption for theft by check and knowledge of issuance of a bad check. Senate: Criminal Justice Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 936 73-0 (1993) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to fees charged by county attorneys, district attorneys, and criminal district attorneys for processing certain checks and similar sight orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1377 73-0 (1993) Author: Zbranek, Zeb | et. al.
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the return of a warrant or check issued by a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1888 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the regulation of the sale of checks. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
SB 566 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the return of a warrant or check issued by a county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1135 73-0 (1993) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to fees charged by county attorneys, district attorneys, and criminal district attorneys for processing certain checks and similar sight orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1213 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to the regulation of the sale of checks. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 462 72-0 (1991) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to increasing the penalty for the offense of issuing a bad check when the check is payment for court-ordered child support, notifying the issuers of such checks of possible prosecution, and imposing fees for the notification. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 634 72-0 (1991) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to use of identification information in connection with payment by credit card or check in consumer transactions; providing criminal penalties. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 703 72-0 (1991) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the fees charged in connection with collection of a dishonored check. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1389 72-0 (1991) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to the collection of certain fees arising from the dishonor of a check. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1406 72-0 (1991) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the regulation of certain persons in the business of cashing checks; providing penalties. House: Financial Institutions Reported favorably with substitute
HB 1447 72-0 (1991) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the collection of fees on conviction of certain offenses involving the dishonor of a check. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1557 72-0 (1991) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to the offense of presenting a bad check to a permitted distributor of motor fuel for the payment of a debt that includes a tax. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1801 72-0 (1991) Author: Arnold, Bill
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to a holder in due course of a negotiable instrument as an "owner" for the purposes of the Penal Code, to the offense of making a false statement to obtain property or credit from a financial institution, and to the presumption for theft by check. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1806 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the regulation of the sale of checks. House: Financial Institutions 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2369 72-0 (1991) Author: Cate, Tom Relating to damages on dishonor of a check. House: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 204 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the purposes for which fees collected by prosecutors for processing worthless checks may be used and to the administration of the fund to which those fees are credited. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 641 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the regulation of certain persons in the business of cashing checks; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 694 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the regulation of certain persons in the business of cashing checks; providing penalties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 1066 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple
Sponsor: Smith, Dalton
Relating to the regulation of the sale of checks. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 803 71-0 (1989) Author: Ovard, A.R.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to restitution for bad checks. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 938 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the prohibition of the requirement by a business that a credit card be presented for the acceptance of a check; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1209 71-0 (1989) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to acceptance of a check by certain businesses. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1670 71-0 (1989) Author: Shea, Gwyn Relating to the charging of a processing fee by the holder of a dishonored check. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1893 71-0 (1989) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to the sale of checks; providing penalties. House: Financial Institutions No action taken in committee
HB 2459 71-0 (1989) Author: McCollough, Parker | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to damages on dishonor of a check. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken in committee
SB 814 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to restitution for bad checks. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1073 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to the sale of checks; providing penalties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1577 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to processing fees by holders of dishonored checks. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 121 71-4 (1990) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to increasing the penalty for the offense of issuing a bad check when the check is payment for court-ordered child support, notifying the issuers of such checks of possible prosecution, and.... House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 65 71-6 (1990) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to increasing the penalty for the offense of issuing a bad check when the check is payment for court-ordered child support, notifying the issuers of such checks of possible prosecution, and imposing fees for.... Filed
HB 48 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the offense of theft by check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 271 70-0 (1987) Author: Kubiak, L.B. Relating to the offense of issuing bad checks in pursuance of a scheme or continuing course of conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 451 70-0 (1987) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the prosecution for the offense of issuance of a bad check and the effect of that prosecution on other prosecutions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 724 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to damages on dishonor of a check. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 759 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the authority of a county tax assessor-collector to collect a fee for returned checks. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 776 70-0 (1987) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the offense of issuing a bad check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 777 70-0 (1987) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the offense of issuing bad checks in pursuance of a scheme or continuing course of conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 964 70-0 (1987) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to damages on dishonor of a check. House: Labor and Employment Relations S/C laid on table subject to call
HB 1014 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the prohibition of the requirement of a business that a credit card be presented for the acceptance of a check; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
HB 1061 70-0 (1987) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the prohibition of the requirement by a business that a credit card be presented for the acceptance of a check; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Postponed in committee
HB 2053 70-0 (1987) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the assessment of the dishonored check processing fee authorized by Article 9022, Title 132, Revised Statutes (Article 9022, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), on agreements made pursuant to Chapters 3 and 4, Title 79, Revised Statutes (Chapters 3 and 4, Article 5069, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
SB 463 70-0 (1987) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to civil damages on dishonor of a check and the offense of issuance of a bad check. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 711 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the prosecution for the offense of issuance of a bad check and the effect of that prosecution on other prosecutions. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1083 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to issuance of and collection of fees on bad checks. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 40 70-2 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the fee that the county treasurer or an officer acting in place of the county treasurer may charge for a returned check. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
SB 15 70-2 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the fee that the county treasurer or an officer acting in place of the county treasurer may charge for a returned check. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
HB 246 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the damages on dishonor of a check. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 390 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the prohibition of the requirement by a business that a credit card be presented for the acceptance of a check; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 410 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the issuance of duplicate instruments for checks or other orders drawn on the county treasury that are lost or destroyed. House: County Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 471 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the prohibition of the requirement by a business that a credit card be presented for the acceptance of a check; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1692 69-0 (1985) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the criminal offenses of theft and theft of services by stopping payment on a check or certain sight orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1765 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the punishment for issuance of a bad check and the jurisdiction of municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1849 69-0 (1985) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the offense of issuance of a bad check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2109 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the disposition of certain fees collected by a prosecuting attorney for collecting and processing certain checks and similar sight orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 631 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to a processing fee for a dishonored check given in payment under a retail charge agreement. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 850 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the disposition of certain fees collected by a prosecuting attorney for collecting and processing certain checks and similar sight orders. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1203 69-0 (1985) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to baseline checking accounts. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1205 69-0 (1985) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the offense of issuance of a bad check. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 64 69-2 (1986) Author: Granoff, Al
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to regulation of providers of financial services; providing penalties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 387 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the prohibition of the requirement by a business that a credit card be presented for the acceptance of a check. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 494 68-0 (1983) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the prohibition of the requirement by a business that a credit card be presented for the acceptance of a check. House: Business & Commerce Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1127 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, Don Relating to an extension of the period during which lien claimants who are paid with checks that are returned for insufficient funds may file mechanics' and materialmen's liens. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 1606 68-0 (1983) Author: Blanton, Bill
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to a provision for payment of restitution by a person who has issued a bad check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1790 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to charges for the return of certain checks following their dishonor. House: Business & Commerce Reported from subcommittee with substitute
SB 921 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Bush, Bob
Relating to charges for the return of certain checks following their dishonor; preserving other available rights and remedies to the holder of a check. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 182 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to authority of a justice of the peace to collect fees and process checks or similar sight orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1147 67-0 (1981) Author: Browder, Larry Relating to the elements of and punishment for the offense of issuance of a bad check. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 1601 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the offense of theft of a service. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 794 67-0 (1981) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to authority of justice of the peace in certain counties to collect fees and process checks or similar sight orders. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
HB 26 67-1 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to a charge for a check or money order accepted in payment of property taxes that is not duly paid or honored. House: Ways & Means Posting rule suspended
HB 1527 66-0 (1979) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to a presumption involving bad checks delivered by mail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1557 66-0 (1979) Author: Hall, Lanny
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Relating to the elements of and penalties for a criminal offense involving the issuance of certain colored checks or sight orders that are not subject to microfilming or other reproduction. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 74 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred Relating to the penalty for issuance of a bad check or similar sight order. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 492 65-0 (1977) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to the fee that may be charged for administrative costs in handling returned checks. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Committee on Financial Institutions
HB 1619 65-0 (1977) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to a fee to be collected by a county attorney, district attorney, or criminal district attorney for the collection and processing of certain checks and similar sight orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1976 65-0 (1977) Author: Cartwright, Donald
Sponsor: Lombardino, Frank
Relating to the acceptance of checks by a tax collector for the payment of certain fees and taxes; providing procedures for the collection of dishonored checks received for the payment of certain fees and taxes. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
SB 470 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Authorizing a fee to be collected by a county attorney, district attorney, or criminal district attorney for the collection and processing of certain checks and similar sight orders. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Point of order sustained
HB 281 64-0 (1975) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to the obligation of a bank to pay certain types of checks. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
SB 1013 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to the issuance of a worthless check. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 732 63-0 (1973) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to stopping payment on checks and similar sight orders; providing penalties; amending the Penal Code of Texas, 1925. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1205 63-0 (1973) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to the penalty for conviction of a violation of the "hot check" law under certain circumstances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 808 62-0 (1971) Author: Graves, Curtis M. Relating to a tax on the makers of certain checks drawn on banks doing business in this state. And a tax on certain employers drawing certain payroll checks on banks not doing business in this state. Providing tax and criminal penalties
HB 1494 62-0 (1971) Author: Bass, Bill | et. al. Relating to the issuance of a bad check or similar sight order for the payment of money.
SB 13 61-0 (1969) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to the making, drawing, uttering, or delivering of a check, draft, or order for payment of wages or salaries for personal services without sufficient funds.
HB 420 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James | et. al. Relating to the making or drawing of a worthless check with intent to defraud.
HB 723 59-0 (1965) Author: Lack, D. Emmett Relating to providing that every employer who pays his employees by check or draft must provide facilities for the cashing of such checks of drafts at no cost to the employee; providing penalties.
HB 777 59-0 (1965) Author: Ivy, David M. Relating to reducing the amount of the additional surety bond required for check sellers; omitting the Attorney General's authority to bring suit.
HB 924 59-0 (1965) Author: Richards, George H. Relating to the rates for investigation fees, bonds and other security, and license fees under the Sale of Checks Act; making amendments.
SB 362 59-0 (1965) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to making and drawing of worthless checks with the intent to defraud.
SB 435 59-0 (1965) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to the rates for investigation fees, bonds and other security, and license fees under the Sale of Checks Act; prescribing a penalty for engaging in the business of selling checks without a license, providing for enforcement, and fixing venue.
HB 133 58-0 (1963) Author: Lattimore, James Loy Relating to providing that punishment for a violation upon a first conviction shall be a fine not exceeding Two Hundred Dollars ($200) in the event the check, draft or order in Twenty-Five Dollars ($25) or less.
HB 251 58-0 (1963) Author: Richardson, Jr., George L. "Skeet" Relating to providing that punishment for a first conviction for a violation of this Act shall be a fine not exceeding Two Hundred Dollars ($200) in the event the check, draft or order is less that Fifty Dollars ($50).
HB 457 58-0 (1963) Author: Whatley, Willis James | et. al. Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful for any person to make, draw, utter or deliver, or to cause or direct the making, drawing, uttering or delivering of a check, draft, or order knowing that he does not have sufficient funds on deposit with the drawee; providing penalties for violations of this Act.
HB 624 58-0 (1963) Author: Richards, George H. Relating to providing for the licensing and regulation of the business of selling, issuing or delivering checks, drafts and money orders as a service or for a fee or other consideration; providing penalties for violations of this Act.
HB 705 58-0 (1963) Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee Relating to penalties for giving checks, drafts, or orders without sufficient funds, to lower from Fifty Dollars ($50) to Twenty Dollars ($20) the amount of a bad check for which increased punishment, including imprisonment in the penitentiary, is provided.
SB 66 58-0 (1963) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to amending the Texas Penal Code to provide that punishment for a violation upon a first conviction shall be a fine not exceeding Two Hundred Dollars ($200) in the event the check, draft or order is Twenty-five Dollars ($25) or less.
SB 421 58-0 (1963) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to enacting "The Sale of Checks Act"; providing for the licensing and regulation of the business of selling, issuing or delivering checks, drafts, and money orders as a service or for a fee or other consideration; providing for the administration of this Act by the Commissioner of the State Banking Department; providing penalties for violations of this Act.
HB 822 57-0 (1961) Author: Richards, George H. Relating to the definition, licensing and regulating of the business of selling and issuing checks, drafts and money orders as a service or for a fee or other consideration; to permit the licensing of persons engaged in such business; to provide for the administration of this Act; prescribing penalties.
HB 317 56-0 (1959) Author: Turman, James Arthur "Jimmy" Relating to amending certain laws by providing for the issuance of a duplicate assistance warrant if the claimant entitled to receive such warrant has lost or loses, or for any reason failed or fails to receive such warrant after such warrant is or has been issued by the Comptroller.
HB 334 56-0 (1959) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful to issue or negotiate a check, draft or written order, knowing the same to be bad, fraudulently stop payment on same, make a false statement on a check, draft or written order, fraudulently post date same; providing penalties.
SB 177 56-0 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful to issue or negotiate a check draft or written order, knowing the same to be bad, fraudulently stop payment on same, make a false statement on a check, draft or written order, fraudulently post date same, providing prima facie evidence of the violation hereunder; providing penalties.
SB 224 56-0 (1959) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray Relating to the type of instrument and amount thereof necessary to be shown to prove a violation of the Hot Check Law.
HB 91 55-0 (1957) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to amending the Hot Check Law, by adding a new Section defining offenses relating to the making, drawing, uttering, or delivering of a check, draft or order for payment of wages or salaries for personal services without sufficient funds.
SB 43 55-0 (1957) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending the Hot Check Law by defining offenses relating to the making, drawing, uttering, or delivering of a check, draft or order for payment of wages or salaries for personal services without sufficient funds.
HB 829 54-0 (1955) Author: Carr, Waggoner | et. al. Relating to amending what is commonly known as the Hot Check Law by adding a new section defining offenses relating to the making, drawing, uttering or delivering of a check, draft or order for payment of wages or salaries for personal services without sufficient funds.
HB 738 53-0 (1953) Author: Lieck, Jr., Charles J. Relating to making it a crime for any justice of the peace to accept checks made out to him personally for fines levied on persons found violating the laws.
HB 337 52-0 (1951) Author: Shannon, Sr., Joe Relating to amending the Penal Code by making it unlawful to make or draw any check, draft or order upon any bank or upon any person, firm or corporation engaged in the banking business, with intent to defraud, if the person making or drawing such check, draft or order does not at the time said check, draft or order is so made or drawn, and for a period of 15 days thereafter unless said check is sooner presented to drawee for payment, have on deposit with such bank, person, firm or corporation, in the name of such maker or drawer, sufficient funds to pay such.
HB 403 52-0 (1951) Author: Carr, Waggoner | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to properly define the offense of making, drawing, or uttering or delivering with intent to defraud any check, draft or order for the payment of money, upon any bank, person, firm or corporation, knowing at the time thereof, that the maker or drawer has not sufficient funds in, or on deposit with such bank, person, firm or corporation for the payment of such check, draft or order, in full, and all other checks, drafts or orders upon said funds then outstanding; making it an offense for any person who has instigated criminal prosecution under this Act to request or suggest the dismissal of same; providing penalties.
HB 597 52-0 (1951) Author: Yezak, Herman Relating to providing for the method of payment by employer to employee of wages by check or draft; prescribing facilities for payment without charge, discount or deduction; defining terms "employer" and "employee"; providing a penalty; establishing venue of suits for violations; providing attorney's fees; designating Commissioner of Labor Statistics as enforcement agency.
SB 232 52-0 (1951) Author: Kelly, Keith F. Relating to amending the Penal Code by making it unlawful to make or draw any check, draft or order upon any bank or upon any person, firm or corporation engaged in the banking business, with intent to defraud, if the person making or drawing such check, draft or order does not at the time of said check, craft or order is so made or drawn, and for a period of 15 days thereafter unless said check is sooner present to drawee for payment, have on deposit with such bank, person, firm or corporation, in the name of such maker or drawer, sufficient funds to pay such check.
HB 582 51-0 (1949) Author: Mangum, Preston P. "Pete" Relating to prohibiting the printing, sale of gift of forms of negotiable instruments, including bank checks, whether blank or otherwise, any portion of which is printed, unless the name of the printer appears thereon; fixing a penalty; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 645 51-0 (1949) Author: Sparks, James Thomas Relating to providing for the method of payment by employer to employee of wages by check of draft; providing a penalty; providing a savings clause.
SB 49 50-0 (1947) Author: Harris, Fred R. "Red" Relating to prohibiting banks doing business in this State from charging or deducting any sum for the payment of, or the collection from itself of, or the remittance for, checks or drafts drawn upon them by their depositors; providing penalties.
SB 321 48-0 (1943) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to providing for clearing at par of checks drawn on any bank.
HB 307 47-0 (1941) Author: Dickson, Sr., Robert Temple | et. al. Relating to requiring any person who cashes or receives a check or other negotiable instrument from another person whose identity is unknown to him to have the person cashing or passing such instrument place his thumb print or finger prints on the check or other instrument; providing that such thumb print or finger prints shall be deemed in law prima facie evidence of the identity of such person.
HB 613 47-0 (1941) Author: Burnaman, N. O. Relating to amending a certain Act relative to the assignment of teacher and school employee salaries; fixing the venue of suits brought to enforce such assignments.
HB 721 47-0 (1941) Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund Relating to fixing limitations on revocations, countermands of payments, and stop payment orders relating to the payment of any check or draft against bank accounts.
SB 132 47-0 (1941) Author: Stone, William E. | et. al. Relating to requiring a right thumb print or finger prints from unknown persons seeking to cash or pass a check or other negotiable instrument.
HB 190 46-0 (1939) Author: Allison, Alvin Ray | et. al. Relating to making it a felony to obtain with intent to defraud, money, goods, service, labor, or other thing of value, by giving or drawing any check, draft, or order upon any bank, person, firm, or corporation, if the person drawing or giving such instrument does not at the time it is so given or drawn have insufficient funds with the drawee to pay such instrument and all other checks, drafts, or orders upon such funds outstanding at the time such instrument is given or drawn; providing punishment for violation.
SB 251 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to making it unlawful and a felony to make, issue, execute, give, sign, deliver, pass, or circulate a worthless check; providing a penalty for violation.
SB 153 44-0 (1935) Relating to checks or drafts returned unpaid when given the tax collectors or the assessors and collectors of taxes in payment of the registration license fees and number plates on any motor vehicle, truck, tractor, trailer, motorcycle or motorcycle side car.
HB 186 41-0 (1929) Author: Kemble, Sr., George Clark Relating to fixing limitations on revocations, countermands of payments and stop-payment orders relating to the payment of checks or drafts against bank accounts. House: Banks & Banking
HB 102 39-0 (1925) Author: Cummings, Emry Spencer Relating to amending certain statute of the Penal Code of the State of Texas so as to more effectively prevent the giving of worthless checks, drafts and orders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 15 39-0 (1925) Author: Pollard, Sr., Tomas (Thomas) Glover Relating to amending certain statute of the Penal Code of the State of Texas relative to the offense of swindling so as to prohibit the obtaining of money or other thing of value with intent to defraud by the giving or drawing of any check, draft, or order upon any bank, person, or firm or corporation with which the person giving or drawing such check, draft or order has not sufficient funds to pay same; providing a penalty. Senate: Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 249 39-0 (1925) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to amending the Negotiable Instrument Act by exempting banks from liability for any loss occasioned by the negligence of the drawer of a check so drawn in a manner to be easily changed and difficult to detect. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
HB 120 38-0 (1923) Author: Collins, T. Gee | et. al. Relating to amending statutes relating to Banks and Banking by providing a penalty for the giving of worthless checks, drafts or orders.
HB 145 38-0 (1923) Author: Carpenter, Lewis Thomas Relating to amending a statute relating to banks and banking by providing a penalty for the giving of worthless checks, drafts or orders.
HB 474 37-0 (1921) Author: Patman, John William Wright Relating to amend a certain Act regarding swindling or obtaining money by false pretenses.
SB 24 37-0 (1921) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to amending a certain Act regarding the securing of board and lodging, or anything of value under false pretenses; relating to drawing and delivery of checks, drafts, etc.
SB 77 37-0 (1921) Author: Woods, James Hollins Relating to fixing the status of checks or drafts when the maker of such check or draft shall have died between the time of the making same and the presentation for payment.
HB 73 36-0 (1919) Author: Wright, W. O. Relating to providing that any person who shall obtain any money or other thing of value with intent to defraud by the giving or drawing of any check, draft or order upon any bank, person, firm or corporation, with which or with whom such person giving or drawing such check, draft or order has no funds or insufficient funds on deposit to his credit with such bank, person, firm or corporation, with which such check, draft, or order may be paid, shall be deemed guilty of swindling; providing a penalty for such offense.
HB 96 36-0 (1919) Author: Lange, Edward Henry | et. al. Relating to amending certain articles relating to obtaining board and lodging under false pretenses, or obtaining any property or thing of value or the making, uttering of delivery of any check, draft or order in payment of any obligation to defraud; fixing the punishment; prescribing a rule of evidence of prosecution.
HB 79 35-0 (1917) Author: Woods, James Hollins Relating to fixing the status of checks and drafts when the maker or drawer shall have died between date of such check or draft and its presentation for payment.
SB 276 33-0 (1913) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to preventing the giving of bogus checks, to make same an offense against the law, and to prescribe penalties.

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