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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  CREMATORIES & CREMATION ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 35 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to the disposition of embryonic and fetal tissue remains; imposing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 201 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to disposition of fetal remains by a health care facility; imposing penalties. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1155 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the cremation of human remains by alkaline hydrolysis. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1292 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 65 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of funeral services, funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories; imposing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 258 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the disposition of embryonic and fetal tissue remains; imposing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to State Affairs
SB 983 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3026 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly | et. al. Relating to the permitting of crematories under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3757 84-0 (2015) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the prohibited disposition of a decedent's remains by a person charged with certain criminal conduct against the decedent; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 292 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to a request for a waiver of the waiting period before human remains may be cremated. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 538 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the control of infectious diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Withdrawn from schedule
SB 988 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Frullo, John | et. al.
Relating to the prohibited disposition of a decedent's remains by a person charged with certain criminal conduct against the decedent; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1251 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission; authorizing fees; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 2879 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to cemeteries and perpetual care cemetery corporations; creating an offense. House: Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3064 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the disposition of unclaimed cremated remains of certain veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 68 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to a request for a waiver of the waiting period before human remains may be cremated. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 661 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to cemeteries and perpetual care cemetery corporations; creating an offense. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 549 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the disposition of a decedent's remains. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 923 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to prohibiting the disposition of a decedent's remains by a person charged with certain criminal conduct against the decedent. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1468 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the regulation of funeral services, funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3401 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to regulation by the Texas Funeral Service Commission of the disposition of a deceased human body. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 571 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to a crematory establishment's authority to accept for cremation unidentified human remains. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 56 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the operation of crematory establishments by commercial embalming establishments. dev. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1288 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the regulation of funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 623 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the regulation of funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1086 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the regulation of funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3015 79-0 (2005) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to next of kin for purposes of making funeral arrangements. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 385 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 587 78-0 (2003) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the cremation of human remains and the operation of crematories and certain related entities; providing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
See remarks for effective date
HB 603 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to the regulation of crematories, cemeteries, and funeral homes; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1157 78-0 (2003) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the location of a crematory. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1538 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Funeral Service Commission, including certain functions transferred to the commission from the Texas Department of Health, and the powers and duties of the Texas Finance Commission and the banking commissioner of Texas regarding cemeteries; providing administrative and civil penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HR 1757 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1538. Reported enrolled
SB 278 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Funeral Service Commission, including certain functions transferred to the commission from the Texas Department of Health. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 306 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to the cremation of human remains and the operation of crematories and certain related entities; providing a penalty. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 471 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of crematories, cemeteries, and funeral homes; providing a penalty. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1637 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the location of a crematory. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
HB 1131 65-0 (1977) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to time limitations on cremation of a deceased person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1325 64-0 (1975) Author: Maloney, Robert
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to a mandatory waiting period between the time of death and cremation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days

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