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HB 411 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to requiring photo identification for certain purchases paid with a credit card or debit card. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
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 721 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to photo identification requirements for certain stored value card transactions. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 1392 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the use of an electronic recovery and access to data prepaid card reader to seize forfeitable property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2176 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to surcharges imposed for the use of a credit card; providing a civil penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2333 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to a breach of system security of a business that exposes consumer credit card or debit card information; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2839 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to photo identification for certain debit or credit card transactions. House: Investments & Financial Services Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2922 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to collection of a service charge by a county or municipality for a dishonored credit card. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3125 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to charitable raffles conducted by the charitable foundations of certain professional sports teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 480 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the use of an electronic recovery and access to data prepaid card reader to seize forfeitable property. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
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 560 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to surcharges imposed for the use of a credit card; providing a civil penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1381 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Longoria, Oscar
Relating to photo identification for certain debit or credit card transactions. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 1409 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a breach of system security of a business that exposes consumer credit card or debit card information; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 146 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to requiring photo identification for certain credit card purchases. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 149 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to photo identification requirements for certain stored value card purchases. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 358 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of the costs of accepting credit and debit cards in the cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 610 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the statute of limitations for an action on a credit card account. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 1743 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick | et. al. Relating to the use of a credit or charge card by certain state agencies to make certain purchases. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1881 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to authorizing certain private schools to charge fees for processing or handling certain payments or payment transactions. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2391 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the redemption of certain stored value cards, including gift cards, for cash. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3240 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to a surcharge imposed for the use of a debit card or stored value card; providing a civil penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3423 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to the disputed payment by a credit card or debit card of a vehicle registration fee. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3442 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to a surcharge imposed for the use of a debit card or stored value card; providing a civil penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3478 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to a breach of system security of a business that exposes consumer credit card or debit card information; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3522 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar | et. al. Relating to photo identification requirements for certain stored value card purchases. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3526 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to requiring photo identification for certain card purchases. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3537 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a breach of system security of a business that exposes consumer credit card or debit card information; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3619 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to a surcharge imposed for the use of a debit card or stored value card; providing a civil penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Postponed
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
HB 4020 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the security of certain financial information and liability for certain security breaches. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
SB 641 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Raney, John
Relating to debit card or stored value card surcharges; providing a civil penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1229 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to restrictions on the use of credit card payments to settle claims for health care services. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 1451 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Raney, John
Relating to the disputed payment by a credit card or debit card of a vehicle registration fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1596 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to authorizing certain private schools to charge fees for processing or handling certain payments or payment transactions. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1778 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to photo identification requirements for certain stored value card purchases. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1830 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the use of a credit or charge card by certain state agencies to make certain purchases. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 225 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the imposition of a surcharge for the use of a credit card for payments under a commercial or residential real estate lease. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 244 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to requiring photo identification for credit card purchases. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 1579 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of a portion of the costs of accepting credit and debit cards in the cost of goods sold for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2548 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the enforcement of a provision regarding the imposition of a surcharge for the use of a credit card. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2962 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the use of a credit or charge card by certain state agencies to make certain purchases. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Business & Commerce
Motion withdrawn
HB 3030 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to alternative means of payment of certain fines. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3068 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to debit card or stored value card surcharges. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3263 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the payment of fees and other costs by credit card, debit card or electronic means in municipalities and counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 397 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the statute of limitations for an action on a credit card account. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 806 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the use of a credit or charge card by a state agency to make certain purchases. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
SB 1090 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the manufacture, distribution, sale, and provision of alcoholic beverages and the regulation of those activities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
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 1442 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to certain disclosures regarding the terms of a credit card agreement. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3243 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to a merchant's duty to cooperate with a law enforcement investigation of fraudulent or unauthorized use of a credit or debit card or other access device. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 3392 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to disclosures and termination fees by certain businesses providing credit card processing services. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 1336 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the disclosure and increase of credit card interest rates and fees. House: Business & Industry No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1870 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the manner in which inmates may receive certain cash payments on discharge or release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2014 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al. Relating to credit card marketing activities at postsecondary educational institutions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2061 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the acceptance of electronic check and credit card payments for certain fees and taxes by a county tax assessor-collector. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2069 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to a merchant's duties with respect to the use of a credit card, debit card, stored value card, or other access device. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3166 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to certain disclosures regarding the terms of a credit card agreement. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3226 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the payment of temporary housing costs for certain individuals who are released or are eligible for release on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 676 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to credit card marketing activities at postsecondary educational institutions. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1777 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Shelton, Mark
Relating to disbursement of child support payments in Title IV-D cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 2168 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the use of behavioral analysis or scoring in certain consumer contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 85 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to credit card marketing activities at postsecondary educational institutions; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 887 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the statute of limitations for the offenses of credit card or debit card abuse, false statement to obtain property or credit, and fraudulent use or possession of identifying information. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1236 80-0 (2007) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the imposition of a surcharge for use of a credit card for certain purchases. House: Financial Institutions No action taken in committee
HB 1555 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the correction of an error regarding the account of a credit card holder. House: Financial Institutions Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1783 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the marketing of credit cards to students at a postsecondary institution and to certain young persons; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3093 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to verification of a customer's zip code in a credit card transaction. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 367 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the statute of limitations for identity theft and certain other crimes involving fraud, deception, or false statements. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1322 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to a merchant's acceptance of a credit card or debit card. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1699 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to financial aid to assist students with paying the costs of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1939 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to credit card marketing activities at postsecondary educational institutions; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 42 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to application of a payment under a credit card account. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 163 79-0 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the punishment for the offenses of forgery, credit or debit card abuse, and fraudulent use or possession of identifying information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 500 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the prosecution of the offense of credit card or debit card abuse. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 715 79-0 (2005) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al. Relating to the punishment for credit card or debit card abuse committed against an elderly person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 982 79-0 (2005) Author: Reyna, Elvira
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to posting a sign warning restaurant or bar employees against fraudulent use or possession of identifying information; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1089 79-0 (2005) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to information provided by a creditor under a revolving credit account concerning payment of the balance amount. House: Financial Institutions Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1323 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of credit card or debit card abuse. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
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 1829 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to authorizing certain institutions of higher education to charge fees for processing or handling certain payments or payment transactions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1935 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the acceptance of credit cards by a water district for the payment of fees and charges imposed by the district. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2358 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the offense of identity theft by electronic device and to notice to certain persons of the penalties associated with that offense. Filed
HB 2583 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to financial transaction awareness plans to be adopted by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 513 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the prosecution of the offense of credit card or debit card abuse. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 539 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the prosecution of the offense of credit card or debit card abuse. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 817 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to financial transaction awareness plans to be adopted by public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1466 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the use of certain electronically readable information on a driver's license to verify the identity of a payment cardholder; providing a penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
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 1057 70-0 (1987) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the protection of obligors in certain open-end accounts; providing a penalty. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
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 1073 70-0 (1987) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the imposition of a surcharge on credit sales. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 2246 70-0 (1987) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to the fee for registering a motor vehicle utilizing a credit or debit card, or off-premises location under contract to the county. House: Transportation Comm. laid on table subj. to call
SB 741 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to required disclosures in certain credit applications and advertisements. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Meeting canceled
SB 1184 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Marchant, Kenny
Relating to registering a motor vehicle utilizing an electronic off-premises location. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
HB 84 69-0 (1985) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to prohibiting school districts from entering into certain agreements permitting use of credit cards. House: Public Education Withdrawn by author
HB 220 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the creation of an offense of the fraudulent use of a debit card. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 389 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the protection of obligors in certain open-end accounts; providing a penalty. House: Financial Institutions 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
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 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 556 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Anita
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the authority of county, precinct and municipal officers to accept the payment by credit card of a fee, fine, court cost, or other charge and to collect a fee for processing the payment and a service charge for payments that are not honored, and to contract to seize unauthorized credit cards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 845 69-0 (1985) Author: Blanton, Bill Relating to interest charges for retail purchases under a lender credit card agreement. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 1558 69-0 (1985) Author: Blanton, Bill Relating to a surcharge for use of a credit card. House: Financial Institutions 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1353 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Blanton, Bill
Relating to a surcharge for use of a credit card. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
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 791 68-0 (1983) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the maximum rates of interest or time price differential that may be charged in a credit card transaction. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 1880 68-0 (1983) Author: Coody, Bill Relating to the maximum rates of interest or time price differential that may be charged on a credit card transaction. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 2311 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the creation of an offense of the fraudulent use of a debit card. House: Financial Institutions Placed on daily General State Calendar
SB 1176 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the maximum rates of interest or time price differential that may be in a credit card transaction. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 1248 67-0 (1981) Author: Cain, David Relating to insurance covering certain installment sales and deferred or partial payment contract risks. House: Insurance Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1439 67-0 (1981) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to reporting and remitting sales taxes on credit sales of items. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1491 65-0 (1977) Author: Weddington, Sarah
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to retail installment transactions; defining seller credit card. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 102 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the liability of a person in whose name a credit card is issued.
HB 101 61-0 (1969) Author: Blanton, Jack C. F. Relating to adding a section to the Texas Business & Commerce Code relating to the liability of the holder of a credit card after its loss or theft.
HB 448 61-0 (1969) Author: Earthman, III, James Bradshaw "Jim" Relating to the delivery or sending of a credit card to a person who has not made and signed a written application for the card; providing for a criminal and civil penalty.
HB 536 61-0 (1969) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to the liability of a person in whose name a credit card is issued; amending the Business & Commerce Code.
HB 1006 61-0 (1969) Author: Semos, Chris V. | et. al. Relating to defining offenses relating to theft, use, possession, purchase, sale, retention, forgery, fraud, possession of equipment or materials, and other activities connected with credit cards; prescribing penalties.
SB 839 61-0 (1969) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the liability of a person in whose name a credit card is issued; amending the Business & Commerce Code.
HB 116 58-0 (1963) Author: Whatley, Willis James | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful to present a credit card or alleged credit card, with the intent to defraud, for the purpose of obtaining or attempting to obtain any item of value or services; providing penalties for violation based upon the amount of credit involved or the value of services involved.
HB 429 57-0 (1961) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to amending Article 1555b of the Penal Code of the State of Texas, by defining the term "credit card" and by making it unlawful to obtain or attempt to obtain goods, property or services by the use of a false, counterfeit or non-existent credit card, or by the unauthorized use of a credit card, or by the use of a credit card which has expired of has been revoked; prescribing penalties for conviction based upon the amount of the purchase price of the goods, property or services obtained and the number of prior conviction for the same offense.
HB 776 57-0 (1961) Author: Chapman, Joe N. Relating to making it unlawful to obtain telecommunications service with the intent to defraud any individual, corporation or other person of the lawful charges; prescribing penalties for violation.
SB 309 57-0 (1961) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to making it unlawful to obtain telecommunications service with the intent to defraud any individual, corporation or other person of the lawful charges, in whole or in part, therefor, through the use of false or unauthorized or fictitious telephone numbers or credit card numbers or a code or prearranged scheme or by any other trick, false representation, or means; providing penalties for violations.
HB 356 56-0 (1959) Author: Conley, Carl C. | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful to knowingly make use of an expired or revoked credit card in obtaining credit for the purchase of gasoline, motor oil, or other motor vehicle supplies, equipment, or services; prescribing penalties.

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