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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
HB 1948 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the administration and operation of certain trusts created to provide for the general care and maintenance of perpetual care cemeteries. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2214 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to cemeteries in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2809 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2821 85-0 (2017) Author: Dean, Jay Relating to the regulation of cemeteries and the administration of perpetual care trust funds. House: Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3265 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to cemeteries. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
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 983 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1402 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Dean, Jay | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of cemeteries and the administration of perpetual care trust funds. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1630 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to cemeteries. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1063 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to state assistance to certain counties for indigent burial costs. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1415 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to establishment or use of cemeteries in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1545 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the creation of the State Cemetery preservation trust fund. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1662 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2206 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the transfer of the oversight of the Texas State Cemetery to the State Preservation Board and to the creation of the State Cemetery preservation trust fund. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3070 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the disposition of remains. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3096 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to establishing a veterans cemetery in Webb County. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3231 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to perpetual care cemeteries. House: Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3829 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
SB 574 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the creation of the State Cemetery preservation trust fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 656 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to perpetual care cemeteries. House: Investments & Financial Services
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 52 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the sale of a cemetery plot; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 1168 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the exemption of dedicated cemetery property from drainage fees or charges. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1472 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to jurisdiction over the removal of remains. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
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
HB 3160 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3482 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the abandonment of a county road. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
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
SB 1487 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the abandonment of a county road. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1871 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 586 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the eligibility of certain members of the Texas State Guard or Texas National Guard for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 788 82-0 (2011) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the establishment and use of a private family cemetery by certain organizations in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 924 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2029 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the sale of a cemetery plot; providing penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
No action taken in committee
HB 2091 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the authority of the State Cemetery Committee. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Left pending in committee
HB 2309 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to cemeteries in certain municipalities. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2495 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to cemeteries and perpetual care cemetery corporations; providing a penalty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2544 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to archeological cemeteries. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2643 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to certain health, safety, and professional regulation, including safety standards for elevators, escalators, and related equipment, the licensing and regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration contractors and technicians, and the establishment and operation of certain perpetual care cemeteries; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2812 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to access to certain cemeteries; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3207 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the establishment and operation of perpetual care cemeteries by certain organized religious societies and sects in certain populous municipalities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 131 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to cemeteries in certain municipalities. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1167 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hernandez Luna, Ana
Relating to cemeteries and perpetual care cemetery corporations; providing a penalty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1343 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to archeological cemeteries. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 1031 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to maintenance of roads on the property of a perpetual care cemetery. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1404 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and use of a columbarium by a church. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1466 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the theft of a military grave marker. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
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 1791 81-0 (2009) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the use of a perpetual trust fund for a cemetery by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1843 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the disposition of cash in possession of a deceased pauper. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2369 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the sale of a cemetery plot; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2927 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the regulation of cemeteries by state and local government. 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
HB 3739 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to regulation of and access to certain cemeteries; providing penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4128 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4241 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the theft of a military grave marker. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in subcommittee
HB 4536 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to sale of the Texas State Cemetery Annex property (Bull Creek State Cemetery). House: Land & Resource Management No action taken in committee
SB 530 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the disposition of cash in possession of a deceased pauper. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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
SB 662 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and use of a mausoleum beneath certain religious buildings. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1103 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Jones, Delwin
Relating to the use of a perpetual trust fund for a cemetery by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1539 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to in-casket identification of a deceased person. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2135 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron
Relating to a monument dedicated to members of the armed forces from this state who died in combat. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 2166 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to access to cemeteries; providing for penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 99 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the establishment or use of certain cemeteries. House: Border & International Affairs Referred to Border and International Affairs
HB 755 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to disciplinary action taken against a person required to file a death certificate. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1093 80-0 (2007) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the offense of funeral service disruption. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
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
HB 1317 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the design and construction of a cenotaph in the State Cemetery to honor 19th-century African American members of the Texas Legislature. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1614 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the establishment and use of a columbarium on the campuses of certain institutions of higher education. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1619 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to fees charged by a perpetual care cemetery. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1833 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Organization
SB 521 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the offense of funeral service disruption. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 537 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the design and construction of a cenotaph in the State Cemetery to honor 19th-century African American members of the Texas Legislature. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Placed on General State Calendar
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
SB 933 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the State Cemetery. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 129 79-0 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Relating to the authority to require a convicted person to perform manual labor for a nonprofit organization or a cemetery maintained by the county. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 312 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem taxation as timber land that is claimed as part of a residence homestead or diverted to certain other uses. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 572 79-0 (2005) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to requirements applicable to purchase agreements for certain funeral, cemetery, and crematory services. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 929 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to disciplinary action taken against a person required to file a death certificate. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1011 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the removal of the dedication for certain cemeteries. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1012 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the offense of abuse of a corpse and to the offense of criminal mischief in certain circumstances; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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 1318 79-0 (2005) Author: Dawson, Glenda
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the state providing grave markers for certain members of the state military forces. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2581 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of a perpetual care cemetery and the sale of interment rights in a mausoleum before completion of construction. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2900 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 237 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to requirements applicable to purchase agreements for certain funeral, cemetery, and crematory services. Senate: Business & Commerce Motion withdrawn
SB 350 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to the establishment and use of a columbarium by a church in certain municipalities. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
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
SB 951 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the operation of certain cemeteries using county resources. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1173 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the regulation of a perpetual care cemetery and the sale of interment rights in a mausoleum before completion of construction and to the protection of cemetery property. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 66 79-3 (2006) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to prohibiting certain disruptions at a funeral service; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 97 79-3 (2006) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to prohibiting certain disruptions at a funeral service; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 14 79-3 (2006) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to prohibiting certain disruptions at a funeral service; creating an offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
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 904 78-0 (2003) Author: Mowery, Anna
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to certain nonprofit cemetery corporations. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 929 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the protection of certain unmarked burials and associated human remains or funerary objects and to the creation of certain offenses concerning unmarked burials; providing criminal penalties. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HB 1077 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to removal of remains interred in a cemetery. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1157 78-0 (2003) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the location of a crematory. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1201 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem taxation as timber land that is claimed as part of a residence homestead or diverted to certain other uses. House: Local Government Ways and Means Considered in Calendars
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
HB 2197 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the disclosure of certain information to a cemetery organization or funeral establishment for the purpose of marking a grave. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2562 78-0 (2003) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to persons eligible for burial in the State Cemetery. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3438 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the persons buried in the state cemetery. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
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 300 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to regulation of perpetual care cemeteries. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 667 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the establishment or use of certain cemeteries. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1364 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem taxation as timberland that is claimed as part of a residence homestead or diverted to certain other uses. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1637 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the location of a crematory. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1764 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to the disclosure of certain information to a cemetery organization or funeral establishment for the purpose of marking a grave. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SCR 50 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Authorizing the burial of Michael Moore Fricke and his wife, Anita Gonzales Fricke, in the State Cemetery. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 1032 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1538. Reported enrolled
HB 76 78-1 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem taxation as timber land that is claimed as part of a residence homestead or diverted to certain other uses. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 10 77-0 (2001) Author: Telford, Barry | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the preservation of state and local historic property. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 166 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the establishment or use of certain cemeteries. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 310 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the establishment and operation of veterans cemeteries. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 426 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale | et. al. Relating to regulation of cemeteries; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1030 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the identification and preservation of abandoned cemeteries. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 1085 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to removal of remains interred in a cemetery. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 1459 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to interment rights in a cemetery plot. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1460 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to use of certain terms by cemeteries. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1737 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the acquisition of land for cemetery purposes adjacent to existing cemeteries. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1975 77-0 (2001) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to certain cemeteries operated by a nonprofit cemetery corporation. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1997 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the protection of certain unmarked burials and associated human remains or funerary objects and to the creation of certain offenses concerning unmarked burials; providing criminal penalties. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 2114 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to interment of a victim and an individual convicted of the murder of the victim in the same cemetery; providing a civil penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2394 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the protection of certain unmarked burials and associated human remains or funerary objects; providing criminal penalties. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 2462 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David | et. al. Relating to the establishment and operation of veterans cemeteries. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 3067 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Funeral Service Commission. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3069 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the maintenance of certain cemeteries. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HCR 105 77-0 (2001) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Directing the Parks and Wildlife Department to negotiate with the Weches Cemetery Association for a land exchange or sale in Houston County. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 114 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Requesting the governing body of the proposed Texas Veterans Cemetery System, contingent on legislation creating that system, to locate the first cemetery in Bell County, on post at Fort Hood. House: State, Federal & International Relations Left pending in committee
HJR 82 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Veterans' Land Board to issue additional general obligation bonds and to use certain assets in certain funds to provide for veterans cemeteries. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 313 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Funeral Service Commission. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 472 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the protection of certain unmarked burials and associated human remains or funerary objects and to the creation of certain offenses concerning unmarked burials; providing criminal penalties. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
SB 788 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to certain suits by perpetual care cemetery plot owners. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1150 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the preservation of state and local historic property. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1163 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to creation of the Texas Veterans Cemetery System. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Left pending in committee
SB 1660 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to certain cemeteries operated by a non-profit cemetery corporation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 38 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Veterans' Land Board to use excess assets in certain funds to provide for veterans homes and veterans cemeteries and to issue additional general obligation bonds for veterans' housing assistance. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
HB 721 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the penalty for desecration of a cemetery. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 817 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to regulation of cemeteries. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 873 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation for property of certain nonprofit organizations while improvements are under construction. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1571 76-0 (1999) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the name of a decedent on a grave marker. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 2210 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to cemeteries in municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3045 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to property dedicated to the State Cemetery. House: State, Federal & International Relations Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3046 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to Texas State Cemetery Annex. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 3047 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to eligibility for burial in the State Cemetery. House: State, Federal & International Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3442 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to a Texas Historical Commission program for the identification and preservation of abandoned cemeteries. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 3443 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the provision of a bronze state seal by the Texas Veterans Commission to a cemetery that reserves an area for the burial of veterans and their immediate families. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 3694 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to abandoned burial plots. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 1445 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the protection of certain unmarked burials and associated human remains or funerary objects and to the creation of certain offenses concerning unmarked burials; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1545 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to burials in the State Cemetery. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1546 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to property dedicated to the State Cemetery. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 840 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al. Relating to the State Cemetery. House: State, Federal & International Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 868 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to placing a marker in the State Cemetery to honor certain persons. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 1896 75-0 (1997) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the penalty for desecration of a cemetery. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1915 75-0 (1997) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the regulation of lawn crypts. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2087 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to directing the Texas Veterans Commission to determine the need for establishing state cemeteries for veterans. House: State, Federal & International Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2883 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the eligibility of certain federal officials for burial in the State Cemetery. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 3099 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to the regulation of cemeteries and places of burial; providing criminal penalties. House: State, Federal & International Relations Left pending in committee
HB 3425 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the protection of certain unmarked burials and associated human remains or funerary objects and to the creation of certain offenses concerning unmarked burials; providing criminal penalties. House: State, Federal & International Relations Companion considered in lieu of in committee
SB 451 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to municipal perpetual trust funds for cemeteries. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Withdrawn from schedule
SB 810 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the protection of certain unmarked burials and associated human remains or funerary objects and to the creation of certain offenses concerning unmarked burials; providing criminal penalties. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 933 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to prepaid funeral benefits. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 973 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the State Cemetery and the creation of the State Cemetery Committee. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1132 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the regulation of lawn crypts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1138 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to recording of evidence of ownership of cemetery plots. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1202 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to directing the Texas Veterans Commission to determine the need for establishing state cemeteries for veterans. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations-Spec
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1540 75-0 (1997) Author: Galloway, Michael Relating to the sale and installation of monuments on cemetery plots; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 475 74-0 (1995) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the right to divert state water for irrigation of certain cemeteries. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 814 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the restoration, operation, and maintenance of certain historic cemeteries. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1366 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to information in county records and on death certificates concerning places in which remains are interred; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1677 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to directing the Texas Veterans Commission to determine the need for establishing state cemeteries for veterans. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1884 74-0 (1995) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the additional tax imposed on certain land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land the use of which is changed to cemetery purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2546 74-0 (1995) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the regulation of cemeteries and places of burial; providing criminal penalties. House: State, Federal & International Relations Left pending in committee
HB 2547 74-0 (1995) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the establishment of cemeteries in or near the boundaries of municipalities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2902 74-0 (1995) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to a cemetery on land owned by The Texas A&M University System. House: Land and Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 3107 74-0 (1995) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to making crematory services more available, affordable and competitive. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
SB 350 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the operation of certain historic cemeteries by nonprofit cemetery corporations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1018 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to a cemetery on land owned by The Texas A&M University System. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1316 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the bodies interred in certain unknown and abandoned cemeteries. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 229 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike Relating to the location of certain cemeteries. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 917 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to certain duties concerning the disposition of a person's remains. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 987 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to instructions for the disposition of a person's remains and providing protection from liability for a business that carries out those instructions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1213 73-0 (1993) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the laws governing cemeteries and perpetual care cemeteries; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1397 73-0 (1993) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the transfer of the regulation of perpetual care cemeteries and the sale of prepaid funeral services and merchandise from the banking department to the State Board of Insurance. House: Investments & Banking Referred to Investments & Banking
HB 1696 73-0 (1993) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the location of cemeteries in certain municipalities. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1788 73-0 (1993) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to cemeteries and other burial places; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1798 73-0 (1993) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the establishment and use of cemeteries by an organized religious society or denomination. House: Public Health Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2120 73-0 (1993) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to cemeteries on and owned by the Texas A&M University System. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 2459 73-0 (1993) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the assessment for ad valorem tax purposes of certain land designated for agricultural use. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2638 73-0 (1993) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to desecration of burial places and disturbing burials; providing criminal penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2639 73-0 (1993) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the location and regulation of cemeteries. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
SB 453 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the location of certain cemeteries. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1076 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the laws governing cemeteries and perpetual care cemeteries; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1188 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of prepaid funeral services or funeral merchandise and perpetual care cemeteries. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1653 72-0 (1991) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to the regulation of cemeteries; providing penalties. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 905 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the regulation of cemeteries; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 127 71-0 (1989) Author: McKinney, Mike Relating to exempting maintenance work on certain cemeteries from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 1718 71-0 (1989) Author: Swift, Dick Relating to the repeal of the law granting police power to a sexton, superintendent, or other person in charge of a cemetery. House: Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2055 71-0 (1989) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the regulation of perpetual care cemeteries; providing a penalty. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 2225 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, Jack
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the establishment of cemeteries within or near certain cities. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2323 71-0 (1989) Author: Melton, Bob | et. al. Relating to the creation of a state veterans' cemetery. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2586 71-0 (1989) Author: Hollowell, Bill
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to conversion of certain nonprofit cemetery associations from permanent care to perpetual care. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2710 71-0 (1989) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the location of graveyards, cemeteries or mausoleums. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 2926 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce | et. al. Relating to the regulation of cemeteries and perpetual care trust funds. House: Financial Institutions Companion considered in lieu in comm.
HCR 198 71-0 (1989) Author: Arnold, Bill Endorsing the establishment of a national cemetery in the Lake Joe Pool area in Dallas and Tarrant counties. House: State Affairs Received from House
SB 614 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the repeal of the law granting police power to a sexton, superintendent, or other person in charge of a cemetery. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 796 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the regulation of perpetual care cemeteries; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 1010 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the regulation of cemeteries and perpetual care trust funds. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1195 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to the location of graveyards, cemeteries or mausoleums. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1239 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to an appropriation to the State Purchasing and General Services Commission for grave markers for the State Cemetery. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1249 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie
Sponsor: Arnold, Bill
Relating to the interment or cremation of paupers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1842 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to the establishment of a state veterans' cemetery. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2 71-1 (1989) Author: Melton, Bob | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a state veterans' cemetery. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HCR 9 71-1 (1989) Author: Arnold, Bill Endorsing the establishment of a national cemetery in the Lake Joe Pool area in Dallas and Tarrant counties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 4 71-2 (1989) Author: Kubiak, L.B. Directing State Purchasing and General Services Commission to authorize the erection of a monument honoring Colonel E.L.R. Wheelock in the State Cemetery in Austin. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 22 71-2 (1989) Author: Hunter, Todd Authorizing the placement in the state cemetery of a memorial to Alfred Tamm. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 3 71-3 (1990) Author: Arnold, Bill
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Endorsing the establishment of a national cemetery in the Lake Joe Pool area. Signed by the Governor
HB 321 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the creation of and punishment for an offense concerning American Indian burial remains and funerary objects. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 730 70-0 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to changing the name of the State Board of Morticians to the Texas Funeral Service Commission, to the powers and duties of that commission, and to regulation of funeral directing and embalming; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 744 70-0 (1987) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the regulation of prepaid funeral services. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 874 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Jack
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the establishment of cemeteries within or near cities. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 954 70-0 (1987) Author: Shea, Gwyn
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the application requirements for a property tax exemption for a cemetery. House: Ways & Means Effective on 1/1/88
HB 1006 70-0 (1987) Author: Arnold, Bill
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Relating to local perpetual care cemetery city advisory boards in certain cities. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2148 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to prepaid funeral plans. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
SB 95 70-0 (1987) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Wright, Brad
Relating to changing the name of the State Board of Morticians to the Texas Funeral Service Commission, to the powers and duties of that commission, and to regulation of funeral directing and embalming; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 547 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the establishment of cemeteries within or near cities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 609 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Guerrero, Lena
Relating to the creation of and criminal and civil penalties for an offense concerning American Indian burial remains and funerary objects. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 717 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the establishment of cemeteries and local perpetual care cemetery advisory boards, to perpetual care cemetery standards adopted by local governments, and to the approval of condemnation proceedings brought by cemetery associations; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Laid on table in committee
SB 1480 70-0 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Garcia, Orlando
Relating to the relocation of existing cemeteries in certain cities on approval of the governing body of the city. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 130 70-2 (1987) Author: Pierce, George
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the relocation of existing cemeteries in certain cities on approval of the governing body of the city. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
HB 421 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the protection, upkeep, and regulation of places of burial, the offense of desecrating a place of burial, and the punishment for abuse of a corpse. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 557 69-0 (1985) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the care and maintenance of neglected and unkept cemeteries by nonprofit organizations. House: Cultural & Historical Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 787 69-0 (1985) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to the sale of prepaid funeral services or merchandise; providing a penalty. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 1300 69-0 (1985) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the authority to establish a cemetery in or near certain cities. House: Financial Institutions Withdrawn by author
HB 1401 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the use of county funds for the maintenance of certain cemeteries. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 439 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the sale of prearranged or prepaid funeral services or funeral merchandise to be delivered at an undetermined future date, to the powers and duties of The Banking Department of Texas and the Banking Commissioner of Texas, to the handling and disposition of funds; authorizing certain fees; providing penalties;amending Section 1a and Sections 2 through 9, Chapter 512, Acts of the 54th Legislature Regular Session, 1955, as amended (Article 548b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 583 69-0 (1985) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the care and maintenance of neglected and unkept cemeteries by nonprofit corporations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 690 69-0 (1985) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the authority to establish a cemetary in or near certain cities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 624 68-0 (1983) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to the authority of certain counties concerning cemeteries. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1158 68-0 (1983) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to cemetary perpetual care trust funds. House: Financial Institutions Testimony Received
SB 623 68-0 (1983) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Keller, Ray
Relating to cemetery perpetual care trust funds. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 709 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes of coffins and shrouds used for human burial. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SCR 111 68-0 (1983) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Keller, Ray
Instructing the Engrossing and Enrolling Room of the Senate to correct Senate Bill Number 623 by inserting certain language. Filed without the Governor's signature
HB 264 67-0 (1981) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the establishment of state veterans' cemeteries. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 640 67-0 (1981) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to abandoned lots, for which perpetual care has not been provided, in private cemeteries operated by nonprofit organizations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1242 67-0 (1981) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the maintenance of certain cemeteries. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1969 67-0 (1981) Author: Hartung, Frank
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the fees charged for examination of perpetual care cemetery associations. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 72 67-0 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to establishment of state veterans' cemeteries. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 322 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to irrevocable prepaid burial contracts. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 550 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob"
Sponsor: Price, Bob
Relating to the county authority to own or care for a cemetery. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 569 66-0 (1979) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the power of an incorporated city, town, or village to maintain a nonperpetual care cemetery within its boundaries. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1358 66-0 (1979) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to establishment of state veterans' cemeteries. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Motion lost to consider on third reading
HB 1690 66-0 (1979) Author: Webber, Bobby Repealing the prohibition against cemeteries within certain distances of cities. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HCR 91 66-0 (1979) Author: Gonzales, Arnold
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Directing the Veterans Affairs Commission to study establishing state veterans cemeteries under new federal program. House: Human Services
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SB 218 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Relating to municipal control of certain cemeteries. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 561 66-0 (1979) Author: Price, Bob Relating to county authority to own or care for a cemetery. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1307 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to maintenance of unkept cemeteries by certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 344 65-0 (1977) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Relating to possession of unkept or abandoned cemeteries located within a home-rule city in a county with a population of 500,000 or more; relating to a perpetual care trust fund to maintain cemeteries owned, operated, or controlled by a city. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 345 65-0 (1977) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. Relating to maintenance of unkept cemeteries. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1741 65-0 (1977) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Hance, Kent
Relating to the power of counties to own, operate, and maintain public cemeteries. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1826 65-0 (1977) Author: Cartwright, Donald
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the increase of examination fees of perpetual care cemetaries. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days
HB 2018 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment of certain perpetual care cemetaries. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 534 64-0 (1975) Author: Earle, Ronald
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to definition of "lawn crypts," and to the increase of filing and examination fees and of the capital, trust, and guarantee fund requirements of perpetual care cemeteries. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days
HB 1628 64-0 (1975) Author: Kaster, James J. Transferring all duties and records relating to prepaid funeral expenses from the Department of Banking to the Board of Insurance. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
SB 134 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to definition of "lawn crypts," and to the increase of filing and examination fees and of the capital, trust, and guarantee fund requirements of perpetual care cemetaries; specifying dates on which certain increases become effective. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably
SB 874 64-0 (1975) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Transferring duties and records relating to prepaid funeral expenses from the Department of Banking to the Board of Insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 916 63-0 (1973) Author: Hawn, Joe Relating to the removal of dedication of property for cemetary purposes under certain circumstances. House: Judiciary Sent to Calendar Committee
SB 405 63-0 (1973) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Hawn, Joe
Relating to the removal of dedication of property for cemetery purposes under certain circumstances. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 943 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to removal of remains of a deceased person interred in either a dedicated cemetary or an undedicated burial ground. House: Human Resources
Senate: Education
Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 16 62-0 (1971) Author: Kaster, James J.
Sponsor: Christie, Joe
Relating to rights in cemetery plot of an individual owner.
HB 933 62-0 (1971) Author: Williamson, Billy H.
Sponsor: Kothmann, Glenn
Relating to the control, supervision, and the use of the State Cemetery, and the use of other state property as an interment site.
HB 1788 62-0 (1971) Author: Stewart, Vernon Relating to cemeteries in certain municipalities.
HB 167 61-0 (1969) Author: Bass, Jr., James William "Bill" Relating to the depth of burial graves; providing a penalty for violation.
HB 513 61-0 (1969) Author: Williamson, Billy H. | et. al. Relating to the control, supervision, and use of the state cemetery, and the use of other state property as an interment site.
HB 742 61-0 (1969) Author: Baker, George | et. al. Relating to authorizing the creation of a perpetual trust fund by the commissioners court of a county for the purpose of the maintenance and upkeep of neglected public and private cemeteries.
HB 1042 61-0 (1969) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al. Relating to providing that cemetery associations shall not make, adopt or enforce rules or regulations prohibiting the interment of the human dead because of race, color or national origin.
SB 516 61-0 (1969) Author: Jordan, Barbara Charline Relating to providing that cemetery associations shall not make, adopt, or enforce rules or regulations prohibiting interment of the human dead because of race, color or national origin; declaring void as against public policy provisions in contracts, deeds, or certificates of ownership prohibiting the interment of deceased persons because of race, color or national origin.
HB 411 60-0 (1967) Author: Field, John Relating to amending certain acts relating to the sale of prearranged or prepaid funeral services to be delivered at an undetermined future date dependent upon death of the contracting party; providing for the administration of the Act under the State Banking Department; prescribing certain offenses and fixing the penalty therefor.
HB 932 60-0 (1967) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to permitting the termination of perpetual trust funds for cemeteries of municipalities in counties with a population of not less than 120,000 and not more than 136,000.
HB 966 60-0 (1967) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to amending the Texas Non-Profit Corporation Act to extend period of duration of certain non-profit cemetery associations.
HB 1110 60-0 (1967) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to amending certain acts relating to the location of cemeteries.
HB 1185 60-0 (1967) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to amending certain acts relating to the perpetual care fund of perpetual care cemeteries.
HB 1255 60-0 (1967) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to relocation of certain cemeteries, in whole or part, pursuant to court order.
SB 214 60-0 (1967) Author: Wade, James Kuykendall "Jim" Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the sale of prearranged or prepaid funeral services to be delivered at an undetermined future date dependent upon death of the contracting party; prescribing certain offenses and fixing the penalty therefor; providing for quo warranto proceedings.
HB 488 59-0 (1965) Author: Beckham, Vernon Finis Relating to permitting commissioners courts of certain counties to use county equipment, machinery, and employees for the maintenance and upkeep of public cemeteries.
HB 881 59-0 (1965) Author: Blankenship, Cooper | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts regulating the location of cemeteries, graveyards and mausoleums for burial purposes.
HB 865 58-0 (1963) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee Relating to the regulation and sale of pre-need funeral merchandise and service contracts.
HB 979 58-0 (1963) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" Relating to regulating the location of cemeteries, graveyards and mausoleums for burial purposes.
SB 121 58-0 (1963) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending statutes relative to perpetual care cemeteries.
HB 612 57-0 (1961) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to amending a certain Statute pertaining to the regulation and sale of preneed funeral merchandise and service contracts.
HB 927 57-0 (1961) Author: Lack, D. Emmett Relating to establishing procedures for the lease of certain minerals under certain cemeteries.
SB 457 57-0 (1961) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the location of cemeteries so as to permit the establishment and use of crypts in connection with church buildings within certain limits.
SB 392 56-0 (1959) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending certain acts by providing that it shall not be unlawful for organized religious societies or sects to bury persons within church buildings owned by such societies or sects.
HB 46 56-1 (1959) Author: Mays, Jr., Abe M. Relating to allowing certain cities or towns after approval by the voters to assess and collect an ad valorem tax not to exceed Ten Cents ($.10) on the One Hundred Dollars ($100) valuation for the maintenance and upkeep of certain cemeteries.
HB 45 56-3 (1959) Author: Mays, Jr., Abe M. Relating to allowing certain cities or towns after approval by the voters to assess and collect an ad valorem tax not to exceed Ten Cents ($0.10) on the One Hundred Dollars ($100) valuation for the maintenance and upkeep of certain cemetaries.
SB 13 56-3 (1959) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to allowing certain cities or towns after approval by the voters to assess and collect an ad valorem tax not to exceed Ten Cents ($0.10) on the One Hundred Dollars ($100) valuation for the maintenance and upkeep of certain cemeteries.
HB 302 55-0 (1957) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to amending certain Acts by making it unlawful hereafter for cemetery associations operating perpetual care cemeteries to sell and convey the right of sepulture in and to any land owned or controlled by it, although dedicated for cemetery purposes, if such land is subject to flooding or inundation.
HB 576 55-0 (1957) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to providing for the creation of public cemetery districts.
HB 647 55-0 (1957) Author: Dugas, Jr., Louis Relating to providing for the Commissioners Courts of a county where a cemetery is located to advertise for bids for an oil and gas mineral lease.
SB 296 55-0 (1957) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to providing for the creation of public cemetery districts.
HB 42 54-0 (1955) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to amending certain Acts relating to Cemetery Perpetual Care Funds.
HB 47 54-0 (1955) Author: Smith, Vernon Eugene "Gene" Relating to amending Statutes prescribing rules and regulations as to location and operation of all funeral establishments.
HB 337 54-0 (1955) Author: Glusing, Ben A. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the location of cemeteries so as to permit the establishment and use of columbariums in connection with church buildings within certain limits.
HB 517 54-0 (1955) Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" Relating to cemeteries and cemetery corporations; excluding from the definition of "cemetery business," cemetery businesses" and "cemetery purposes" the manufacture or sale of crypts or vaults, monuments, the sale of live or cut flowers, the sale of caskets or the conducting of funeral services.
SB 100 54-0 (1955) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to amending Statutes relating to perpetual care cemeteries, and State Banking Department duties relating thereto.
SB 153 54-0 (1955) Author: Shireman, William H. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the location of cemeteries so as to permit the establishment and use of columbariums in connection with church buildings within certain limits.
SB 183 54-0 (1955) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending Statutes relating to public cemeteries; providing a severability clause.
SB 193 54-0 (1955) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to providing for the creation of public cemetery districts; providing for the procedure for the creation of cemetery districts and for the election of officers and their duties; and defining the powers of the cemetery districts, including the power of the districts for taxation purposes.
SB 267 54-0 (1955) Author: Corbin, Sr., Kilmer B. Relating to regulating the sale of burial space and funeral merchandise and services; requiring certain licenses and permits and fees therefor in connection with the sale of these proprieties and services and imposing conditions and restrictions on their sale; creating the Memorial Tribute Board for administration of this Act; providing penalties for violation of the Act; providing for severability.
HB 279 53-0 (1953) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. Relating to amending certain Acts pertaining to the filing of statements of perpetual care fund of cemeteries; prescribing certain fees for cities of certain population.
HB 795 53-0 (1953) Author: Stark, Richard S. Relating to providing for the creation of public cemetery districts.
HB 818 53-0 (1953) Author: Hall, Bertie Lee "Bert" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts regulating cemetery associations; authorizing cemetery associations to make, adopt and enforce rules and regulations for the use, care, control, management, restriction and protection of cemeteries, defining the rights of cemetery lot owners.
SB 144 53-0 (1953) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the location of cemeteries in or adjacent to certain cities and towns.
HB 21 52-0 (1951) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending certain acts regulating cemetery associations; authorizing cemetery associations to make, adopt and enforce rules and regulations for the use, care, control, management, restriction and protection of cemeteries, defining the rights of cemetery lot owners.
HB 135 52-0 (1951) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to perpetual care cemeteries.
HB 185 52-0 (1951) Author: LaFont, Harold M. Relating to authorizing certain counties to expend moneys for the purpose of maintenance and upkeep of the public cemeteries.
HB 300 52-0 (1951) Author: Miller, Jr., William Andrew | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts relating to the location of cemeteries so as to permit the location of cemeteries within certain areas of counties having a population of over seven hundred thousand (700,000) inhabitants.
HB 418 52-0 (1951) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to authorizing counties having a population of not less than 6,117 and not more than 6,201 inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census, to expend monies for the purpose of maintenance and upkeep of the public cemeteries.
HB 419 52-0 (1951) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to authorizing counties having a population of not less than 10,186 and not more than 10,332 inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census, to expend monies for the purpose of maintenance and upkeep of the public cemeteries.
HB 472 52-0 (1951) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Relating to amending certain statutes authorizing the State Board of Control to establish rules and regulations for determining eligibility for interment in the State Cemetery; providing exceptions.
HB 498 52-0 (1951) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to authorizing counties having a population of not less than 9,074 and not more than 9,169 inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census, to expend monies for the purpose of maintenance and upkeep of the public cemeteries.
HB 599 52-0 (1951) Author: Buchanan, Dexter Harold "Buck" Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide that the requirement of perpetual care cemeteries to file an annual statement with the office of the Secretary of State and pay a filing fee therewith, be changed so that such requirement hereinafter be made to the Banking Commissioner of Texas.
HJR 40 52-0 (1951) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Proposing an amendment authorizing the Legislature to provide for the establishment of cemetery districts.
SB 262 52-0 (1951) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize Commissioners' Courts of counties having a population of not less than two thousand, five hundred (2,500) and not more than three thousand, four hundred ninety-nine (3,499) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census to expend moneys in the General Fund for the purpose of maintenance and upkeep of the public cemeteries in their respective counties.
HB 848 51-0 (1949) Author: Craig, William Jenkins "Bill" Relating to authorizing counties having a population of not less than two thousand (2,000) nor more than two thousand, three hundred (2,300) and counties having a population of not less than two thousand five hundred (2,500) nor more than two thousand eight hundred (2,800) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census to expend moneys for the purpose of maintenance and upkeep of the public cemeteries.
HJR 24 51-0 (1949) Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance Proposing an Amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas authorizing the Legislature to provide for the establishment and creation of cemetery care of cemeteries; providing for the necessary election, form of ballot, proclamation, and publication.
SB 233 51-0 (1949) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to amending a previous Act, regulating cemetery associations and defining the rights of cemetery lot owners.
SB 234 51-0 (1949) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to providing that certain corporations, sole organizations, sole owned cemeteries, associations or societies shall not sell or engage in the business of selling monuments or memorials for cemetery or graveyard lots.
HB 98 50-0 (1947) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to perpetual care cemetery laws.
HB 122 50-0 (1947) Author: Kennington, Joe Tom Relating to authorizing the District Judge to order the Sheriff of his county to disinter the body of a deceased person upon the application of the District or County Attorney that such is necessary for a full investigation of the facts surrounding the death of such person.
HB 169 50-0 (1947) Author: Moore, III, Charles B. | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for the purpose of removing the bodies of Judge Roy Bean and his son Sam Bean from Del Rio to Langtry, Texas; giving the Board of Control authority to expend said money for all purposes necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act.
HB 217 50-0 (1947) Author: Bean, Woodrow Wilson Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of the State of Texas, 1925; providing for inquests and procedures and fees in connection therewith; containing provisions regarding the cremation of bodies, making it unlawful to violate such provisions, and fixing penalties for such violations; providing that physicians who perform autopsies under invalid orders of a Justice of the Peace in the good faith belief that such orders are valid shall not be liable therefor; providing that if any section, part of a section or provision of this Act is held to be unconstitutional, such holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Act.
HB 314 50-0 (1947) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. Relating to amending Article 925, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as heretofore amended, relative to cemetery perpetual care funds.
SB 233 50-0 (1947) Author: Stewart, W. Lacy Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to perpetual care cemetery laws.
HB 17 49-0 (1945) Author: Senterfitt, Reuben E. Relating to making an appropriation for the purpose of erecting a monument at the grave of Sion R. Bostick.
HB 46 49-0 (1945) Author: McAlister, Obel L. Relating to providing for the filing of annual statements of cemetery perpetual care funds by perpetual care cemeteries, providing for the payment of filing fees to accompany such statements; providing penalties for the violations of the provisions of this Act.
HB 217 49-0 (1945) Author: Files, Rae Mandette | et. al. Relating to providing that any incorporated city or town in Texas that may own, operate or have control of a cemetery shall have power to act as trustee, providing for perpetual care and upkeep of cemetery, providing procedure, duties of such trustee, method of acquiring funds as such trustee, authority to invest such funds.
HB 774 49-0 (1945) Author: Roark, Woodrow W. Relating to authorizing the organization of cemetery monument associations to engage in the business of providing cemetery monuments and services in connection therewith by means of insurance benefits.
SB 336 49-0 (1945) Author: Crawford, A. B. Relating to creating and dedicating the Acton Cemetery, in the County of Hood, State of Texas, as a State Historical Site, to include the monument erected over the remains of Mrs. Elizabeth Crockett, the wife of David Crockett, to beautify and protect said State Historical Site and place same under the care and direction of the State Parks Board; providing an appropriation.
HB 142 48-0 (1943) Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide for erecting a monument in memory of Captain William M. Logan, in Liberty, Texas, instead of in Old Allen Cemetery in Houston, Texas, and making an appropriation of Four Hundred Dollars ($400) therefor, and providing for the right of acceptance of private donations.
HB 506 48-0 (1943) Author: Goodman, Virgil E. | et. al. Relating to providing for annual licenses for cemeteries, and for the method of application and the payment of fees for same and the manner of issuance thereof; repealing laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 23 47-0 (1941) Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation of Four Hundred Dollars ($400) for the purpose of removing the remains of Captain William M. Logan, and/or erecting a monument at the grave of said Texas patriot.
HB 385 47-0 (1941) Author: Spacek, Rudolph B. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the organization of Cemetery Monument Associations to engage in the business of providing cemetery monuments and serving in connection therewith by means of insurance benefits.
HB 863 47-0 (1941) Author: Montgomery, Sr., William Calvin | et. al. Relating to declaring the location of feed pens for certain livestock or slaughter pens within five hundred (500) feet of a cemetery is a nuisance in certain counties; providing for injunction; enacting provisions relative to old, abandoned and neglected cemeteries; providing for the removal of bodies.
HB 937 45-0 (1937) Relating to providing that if any person shall enclose or shall remove the fence from the enclosure of any part thereof of any cemetery or burial ground with the purpose or intent to use such cemetery or burial ground for any other use or purpose he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction therefor shall be punished by a fine of not to exceed Two Hundred Dollars ($200), or by imprisonment in the county jail or by both such fine and imprisonment.
HB 820 44-0 (1935) Relating to certain lands purchased for cemetery purposes prior to March 15, 1934.
HB 122 43-2 (1934) Author: Hankamer, Harold Monroe | et. al. Relating to providing for the creation of trust funds, for maintenance of cemetery lots, and the appointment of trustees and substitute trustees therefor, and for the construction of said trust; providing certain penalties.
SB 562 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodul, Sr., Walter Frank Relating to authorizing the creation of cemetery corporations for profit; permitting such corporations to create and establish funds for perpetual care and maintenance of such cemeteries.
HB 582 39-0 (1925) Author: Purl, George Clark Relating to prohibiting the establishment and maintenance of cemeteries near incorporated towns or cities. House: Municipal and Private Corporations
SB 389 39-0 (1925) Author: Davis, John Relating to prohibiting the establishment and maintenance of cemeteries near incorporated towns or cities, and declaring the same to be a nuisance. Senate: Public Health
SB 329 37-0 (1921) Author: Harp, D. Leon Relating to an appropriation to erect a monument in Glenwood Cemetery, near Groesbeck, to the memory of the heroes and martyrs who were slain by Indians in defense of Fort Parker.
HB 537 35-0 (1917) Author: Hartman, A. C. | et. al. Relating to amending criminal statues relating to the interference with dead bodies, and defining the conditions under which dead bodies may be disinterred.
HB 832 35-0 (1917) Author: Mendell, Jr., George W. | et. al. Relating to providing for the maintenance and keeping up of private blocks and lots in cemeteries, in the State of Texas.
SB 223 35-0 (1917) Author: Johnson, Willard Arnold Relating to granting the power to purchase, lease, or acquire by condemnation, for certain public purposes, to County School Trustees of common school districts, having less than 150 scholastics, Trustees of Independent School Districts having 150 or more scholastics and to Cemetery Associations, incorporated or unincorporated.
HB 261 34-0 (1915) Author: Laney, Charles O. Relating to prescribing the conditions and restrictions under which public vaults, crypts or mausoleums for the permanent interment of human bodies may be constructed; fixing penalties.
HB 626 34-0 (1915) Author: Burmeister, Frank H. Relating to creating a Board of Managers for the State Cemetery at Austin, fixing rules regulating the interment of the dead in said cemetery.
SB 395 34-0 (1915) Author: Page, Paul Dewitt Relating to creating a Board of Managers for the State Cemetery at Austin and fixing rules regulating the interment of the dead in said cemetery.
HB 70 34-1 (1915) Author: McKnight, George W. Relating to prescribing the conditions and restrictions under which public vaults, crypts or mausoleums for the permanent interment of human bodies may be constructed; fixing penalties.
HB 315 33-0 (1913) Author: Morris, Leopold Relating to requiring county judges to furnish and county clerk to keep a record of the persons hereafter buried by the different counties, providing a penalty.
HB 320 33-0 (1913) Author: Morris, Leopold Relating to providing for the manner of preparing for burial the bodies of persons, providing for religious rites in connection therewith, fixing a penalty.
SB 454 33-0 (1913) Author: Watson, Quintus Ultimus Relating to providing for the erection of a monument over the remains of Col. Edward Burleson, in the state cemetery, making an appropriation therefor.
SB 45 30-0 (1907) Relating to private corporations organized for the purpose of owning, maintaining and caring for public or private cemeteries, defining their powers and exempting the same from certain provisions of the statutes of this State.

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