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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
SB 1091 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the composition of the Recycling Market Development Board and the termination of certain duties of the General Land Office relating to the board and the recycling awareness campaign. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1027 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the cleanup of contaminated property. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 763 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the allocation of federal funds for certain economic development activities. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 618 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program in the Texas Department of Commerce to secure certain loans made to small and medium-sized businesses and nonprofit organizations. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1445 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission and to the transfer of certain commission functions to the Texas Department of Commerce; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2312 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the creation of the Small Business Advocacy Office within the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2500 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to state agency loan and loan guarantee programs, the creation, administration, and operation of the Texas Economic Development Agency to administer state agency loan and loan guarantee programs and to engage in capital formation initiatives to further the state's economic and agricultural development goals, and to the abolition of the Texas Department of Commerce and the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2651 75-0 (1997) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the transfer of certain federal funds received by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 266 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a program in the Texas Department of Commerce to secure certain loans made to small and medium-sized businesses and nonprofit organizations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 356 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission and to the transfer of certain commission functions to the Texas Department of Commerce; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 932 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Relating to abolishing the Texas Department of Commerce and transferring its powers and duties to the newly created Texas Department of Economic Development and to certain other economic development programs in the state. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1265 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the abolition of the Texas Department of Commerce, and the consolidation of economic development and tourism activities from the Texas Department of Commerce and other agencies into the Office of Economic Development and Tourism and a public-private effort called "Partnership Texas." Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SCR 51 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Directing the Texas Department of Commerce to increase technology-based investments in the state. House: Economic Development
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Signed by the Governor
HB 1305 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission and to the transfer of certain commission functions to the Texas Department of Commerce; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
HB 1997 74-0 (1995) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the guarantee of certain loans under the linked deposit program. House: Economic Development Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2322 74-0 (1995) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to transferring the music, film, television, and multimedia office from the office of the governor to the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2511 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission and to the transfer of certain commission functions to the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 367 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission and to the transfer of certain commission functions to the Texas Department of Commerce. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 992 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the continuation of the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1610 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley | et. al. Relating to the consolidation of economic development, technical education, job training, employment, and unemployment insurance programs and the development of an integrated state-local delivery system serving all Texans. House: Economic Development Coauthor Authorized
HB 2626 73-0 (1993) Author: Black, Layton
Sponsor: Harris, O.H. | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and operation of the General Services Commission and to the transfer of certain functions to or from the commission; the purchase, financing, management, and use of real and personal property of the state; and contracting for certain services provided to the state or among state agencies; providing for the issuance of revenue bonds; making an appropriation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 80 73-0 (1993) Author: West, Royce Relating to a committee to advise the Texas Department of Commerce about aerospace matters and to the abolishment of the Texas Space Commission. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 405 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the continuation of the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 642 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Council on Workforce and Economic Competitiveness, the creation of local workforce development boards, and the development of an integrated state and local program delivery system serving all Texans. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1086 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the continuation and operation of the General Services Commission and to the transfer of certain functions to or from the General Services Commission, the comptroller of public accounts, the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, and the Texas Department of Commerce. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 128 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al | et. al.
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Relating to the operation and maintenance of State of Texas foreign offices by the Texas Department of Commerce. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 461 72-0 (1991) Author: Soileau, Curtis Relating to the creation of the office of labor-management cooperation within the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 633 72-0 (1991) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the composition of the governing board of the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 674 72-0 (1991) Author: Black, Layton Relating to the creation of the rural economic assistance clearinghouse within the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1029 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the creation of the International Trade Commission and the Texas-Mexico Authority advisory committee and to the membership and duties of the governing board of the Texas Department of Commerce. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1139 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relatng to the promotion of Texas exports by the Texas Department of Commerce. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Federal & Intl. Relations
HB 1140 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the creation of the international services and relations program in the Texas Department of Commerce. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Federal & Intl. Relations
HB 1142 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Commerce of less-developed countries for trade purposes. House: State, Federal & International Relations Left pending in committee
HB 1924 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to loan guarantees made under certain programs of the Texas Department of Commerce and interest paid on the Texas rural economic development fund. House: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 2392 72-0 (1991) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Department of Commerce for purposes of the Texas business enhancement fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2610 72-0 (1991) Author: Larry, Jerald Relating to foreign offices of the department of commerce. House: State, Federal & International Relations Left pending in committee
HB 2656 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the confidentiality of certain information submitted to the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
HB 2842 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the transfer of the community development block grant program from the Texas Department of Commerce to the Texas Department of Community Affairs. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2900 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HCR 66 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Urging the Texas Department of Commerce to conduct a study of the impact of international trade on the Texas economy. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Federal & Intl. Relations
SB 159 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the establishment of the rural development training consortium in the Texas Department of Commerce. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 196 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the linked deposit program and the transfer of that program from the Department of Agriculture to the Texas Department of Commerce. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 198 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al. Relating to the creation of the rural economic assistance clearinghouse within the Texas Department of Commerce. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 242 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the composition of the governing board of the Texas Department of Commerce. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 362 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to a requirement that local economic impact statements prepared by the Texas Department of Commerce accompany certain proposed state agency rules. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 472 72-0 (1991) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to state and local permits. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in subcommittee
SB 890 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Department of Commerce. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1070 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the Texas Department of Commerce; transferring certain powers, duties, and obligations of the department relating to certain bonds to the bond review board. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 199 72-1 (1991) Author: Smith, Ashley | et. al. Relating to the governing board and executive director of the Texas Department of Commerce and the community development block grant program. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HCR 41 72-1 (1991) Author: Lewis, Gibson | et. al.
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Directing the Department of Commerce to provide all possible assistance to the Team Texas effort and vigorously pursue all available avenues to promote a Texas site for the McDonnell-Douglas facility. Signed by the Governor
HR 62 72-1 (1991) Author: Oliveira, Rene Encouraging the Texas Department of Commerce to develop a program to assist in work force retraining. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 83 72-1 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the governing board and executive director of the Texas Department of Commerce and the community development block grant program. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing printed and distributed
HB 25 72-2 (1991) Author: Smith, Ashley | et. al. Relating to the governing board and executive director of the Texas Department of Commerce and the community development block grant program and to the allocation of reservations for certain private activity bonds. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 32 72-2 (1991) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Commerce, to the allocation of reservations for certain private activity bonds, and to the designation of and tax incentives for an enterprise zone. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 41 72-2 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the governing board, duties, and executive director of the Texas Department of Commerce and to economic development, including the community development block grant program, certain industries, and the allocation of reservations for certain private activity bonds. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 4 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to economic development and creation of the Texas Department of Commerce; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Science & Technology
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 539 67-0 (1981) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to creation of a state agency to promote industrial development, small business development, tourism and film production in this state. Senate: State Affairs Postponed

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