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HB 405 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to municipal reimbursement of compensation paid by the Texas Department of Transportation for the removal of certain signs due to road construction. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 512 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the placement of warning signs in areas where the use of a wireless communication device is prohibited. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 561 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the operation of certain vehicles used for package delivery; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 732 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the content of photographic traffic monitoring system signs. House: Transportation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 911 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation on the use of municipal impact fees for roadway facilities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1031 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to prohibiting the temporary closure of segments of the state highway system on days that certain scheduled events are being held. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1294 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the economic impact of closures on the state highway system during certain periods. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1497 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the study of certain municipal transit systems by The University of Texas at Arlington. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1745 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to lower speed limits on certain highways. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2341 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the control of access to state highways by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2584 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to regulation by the Texas Department of Transportation of the spacing along highways of outdoor advertising in certain municipalities. House: Transportation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2838 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the deployment of network nodes in public rights-of-way; authorizing fees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3504 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the authority of certain county assistance districts to annex public rights-of-way and county-owned property. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3805 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to motor vehicle weight enforcement by certain weight enforcement officers. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3834 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to municipal infrastructure costs. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
SB 82 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to prohibiting the temporary closure of segments of the state highway system on days that certain scheduled events are being held in certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1004 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the deployment of network nodes in public right-of-way; authorizing fees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1515 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the authority to install a small wireless facility in a public right-of-way. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2102 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to lower speed limits on certain highways. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 2103 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to alter prima facie speed limits. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2192 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the economic impact of closures on the state highway system during certain periods. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 327 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the placement of warning signs in areas where the use of a wireless communication device is prohibited. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 157 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the rates of sales and use taxes imposed by municipalities; authorizing an increase or decrease in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 745 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the installation of solar-powered stop signs by a property owners' association. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 1130 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the removal of a disabled vehicle from a roadway or right-of-way. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1709 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the closing, abandoning, and vacating of a public road by a county; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1889 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the authorization of the construction of an electric railway on or across a street, alley, square, or property of a county or municipality. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2406 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the study of certain municipal transit systems by the Texas Transportation Institute. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2599 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the ability of certain county assistance districts to annex roads. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2736 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to prohibiting the temporary closure of segments of the state highway system on days that certain scheduled events are being held. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2853 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3103 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the registration and operation of golf carts and utility vehicles; authorizing a fee; amending and adding provisions subject to a general criminal penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 3520 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the disposition of permit fees for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles on certain highways. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3607 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to notifying a state senator and state representative about the creation of a district and acquiring road powers for a district. House: Special Purpose Districts Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3814 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the control of access to state highways by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3984 84-0 (2015) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation on the use of municipal impact fees for roadway facilities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 693 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1947 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to alternative road construction methods. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1955 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the control of access to state highways by the Texas Department of Transportation. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 2029 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the expiration of the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance in certain municipalities. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 1511 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the rates of sales and use taxes imposed by municipalities; authorizing an increase or decrease in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1655 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the expiration of the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2244 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to requiring municipalities to reimburse the Texas Department of Transportation for compensation paid for certain signs required to be relocated due to road construction. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2796 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to joint participation agreements with local governments for highway improvements. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 3644 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 475 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Justin
Relating to the expiration of the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1383 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to requiring municipalities to reimburse the Texas Department of Transportation for compensation paid for certain signs required to be relocated due to road construction. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1417 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 678 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to coordination between school districts and other governmental agencies regarding necessary transportation infrastructure improvements associated with real property owned or proposed to be purchased by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1010 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1105 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the accommodation of pedestrians, bicyclists, persons with disabilities, children, senior citizens, users of public transportation, movers of commercial goods, and motorists on streets and highways. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1353 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to speed limits. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1542 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to street repair and maintenance by a municipal utility district. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1594 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to disposition of fines imposed by certain municipalities for traffic violations. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1688 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the right of a municipality to require that a certificated telecommunications utility bear the expense of relocating a utility facility. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1737 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the installation of a speed feedback sign by a property owners' association. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1898 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to optional fees for the registration of motor vehicles in certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1899 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the posting of signs in school crossing zones regarding the prohibited use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1921 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the composition of a board of directors of a regional mobility authority created by a municipality. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2361 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the authority of a municipality, a county, or the Department of Public Safety to enforce compliance with posted speed limits by an automated traffic control system. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2596 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to lower speed limits on certain highways. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2881 82-0 (2011) Author: Scott, Connie Relating to state financing of public transportation. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2972 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3036 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HJR 64 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the uses of revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, taxes on motor fuels and lubricants, and certain revenue received from the federal government. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 513 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the accommodation of pedestrians, bicyclists, persons with disabilities, children, senior citizens, users of public transportation, movers of commercial goods, and motorists on streets and highways. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 538 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to transportation reinvestment zones. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1095 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the posting of signs in school crossing zones regarding the prohibited use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1323 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the environmental review of certain transportation projects by the Texas Department of Transportation Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1762 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to state financing of public transportation. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 604 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to projects that may be undertaken by certain development corporations in connection with water conservation programs. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1255 81-0 (2009) Author: Lewis, Tryon
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to an interlocal contract for a relief highway route around certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1526 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of a common purchaser that transports natural gas by pipeline to use a public right-of-way for a pipeline. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1727 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the transport of fireworks within a municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2159 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to a study regarding the health and safety issues posed by uncovered ditches that abut surface streets. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2333 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the lease of certain oil, gas, or mineral land by a municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2346 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the removal of illegally parked vehicles from residential parking permit areas in certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2642 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to a program to designate historic roads and highways in this state. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2682 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the authority of municipalities to alter speed limits. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3082 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the obstruction of streets by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3483 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to county authority to prohibit off-premise signs on certain roads and standards for off-premise signs. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3917 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of the Texas Local Participation Transportation Program. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 4174 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the prohibition of signs along certain roads. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
SB 971 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to an interlocal contract for a relief highway route around certain municipalities; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1383 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the creation and administration of the Texas Local Participation Transportation Program. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1609 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the control of access to state highways by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1679 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of a common purchaser that transports natural gas by pipeline to use a public right-of-way for a pipeline. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 2219 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose a civil penalty on the owner of certain motor vehicles parked on a highway under the jurisdiction of the municipality that do not display a valid registration insignia or inspection certificate. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 2369 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a preference for road construction bids that provide for the use of rubberized asphalt paving material. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 2477 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of a municipality to lower the speed limit on certain highways in the municipality. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 107 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the adoption of a service plan change by a subregional board that governs a regional transportation authority consisting of one subregion. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 573 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to providing street lights in a subdivision in the unincorporated area of certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 614 80-0 (2007) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to requiring a standard change interval for a yellow signal at intersections at which a municipality uses a photographic traffic monitoring system to enforce compliance with a traffic-control signal. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 2599 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to reinstitution of the Urban Street Program. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2734 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the creation of the Williamson-Liberty Hill Municipal Utility District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3089 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the definition of a roadway in connection with the prohibition against solicitation by a pedestrian. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3770 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the acquisition of road powers by a municipal utility district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3822 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the construction of road ways adjacent to schools. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HR 2880 80-0 (2007) Author: Murphy, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1119. Reported enrolled
SB 195 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the powers of a county, municipality, or local entity with respect to the regulation of traffic on highways under its jurisdiction. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1119 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the implementation of a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing for the imposition of civil penalties and to the use of the money collected to help fund trauma facilities and emergency medical services; providing a criminal penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1858 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to municipalities eligible to create a regional mobility authority. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SR 1183 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1119. Reported enrolled
HB 87 79-0 (2005) Author: Reyna, Elvira
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the authority of a municipality to alter speed limits in an urban district within the municipality. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1069 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to liability of a governmental unit for a claim arising from roadway lighting conditions. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1227 79-0 (2005) Author: King, Phil Relating to authorizing a municipality to require the relocation of a utility facility located in a municipal right-of-way. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 1720 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the precedence of certain county highway access rules and ordinances over highway access management orders of the Texas Transportation Commission. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2139 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to certain agreements by the Texas Department of Transportation involving pass-through tolls. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2348 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to construction on a highway under the jurisdiction of the Texas Department of Transportation by certain transit departments. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2704 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the construction, maintenance, or operation of toll or nontoll projects or facilities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2889 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the governing board and territory of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3020 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to local government authorization of charitable solicitation by a pedestrian. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3341 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to restriction of use of certain highway lanes. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HCR 95 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Requesting the Texas Department of Transportation to revise procedures for local government projects to specify that local governments are not responsible for cost overruns on projects over which they have no supervisory control. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 637 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the precedence of certain county highway access rules and ordinances over highway access management orders of the Texas Transportation Commission. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 994 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to liability of a governmental unit for a claim arising from roadway lighting conditions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1630 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to certain agreements by the Texas Department of Transportation involving pass-through tolls. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 164 78-0 (2003) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the rates at which the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance may be imposed. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 200 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing for the imposition of civil penalties and providing a criminal penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 516 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the authority of certain law enforcement agencies to remove certain personal property from a roadway or right-of-way. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 901 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing for the imposition of civil penalties and providing a criminal penalty. House: Transportation Motion to reconsider and table
HB 1049 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the designation of NASA Road 1 and Farm-to-Market Road 528 as the NASA Parkway. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1089 78-0 (2003) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose and use utility fees for certain disabled access improvements. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 1098 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose and use utility fees for certain disabled access improvements. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 1873 78-0 (2003) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the placement of signs on certain public rights-of-way. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 2161 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to prohibiting racially offensive street names. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2980 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the designation of an elevated pedestrian walkway over Interstate Highway 635 as the Joe Ratcliff Walkway. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3186 78-0 (2003) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the compensation of a municipality for the use of public right-of-way by providers of local exchange telephone service. House: Regulated Industries Meeting cancelled
HB 3206 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil Relating to the funding of traffic enforcement through the state highway fund and increased traffic fines and fees. House: Law Enforcement Meeting cancelled
HB 3554 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to motor vehicle inspection facilities near the border of this state and Mexico. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 165 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Relating to the authority of certain law enforcement agencies and transportation authorities to remove certain personal property from a roadway or right-of-way. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
SB 361 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the precedence of certain municipal highway access rules and ordinances over highway access management orders of the Texas Transportation Commission. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
SB 972 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the addition of certain municipalities to the territory of a regional transportation authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
SB 1221 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose and use utility fees for certain disabled access improvements. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1348 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the designation of NASA Road 1 and Farm-to-Market Road 528 as the NASA Parkway. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1432 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the liability of certain highway, road, and street contractors. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1782 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the precedence of highway access rules and ordinances of certain counties and municipalities over highway access management orders of the Texas Transportation Commission. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 445 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the imposition by certain municipalities of a sales and use tax dedicated to street maintenance. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 486 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the authority of the City of Tyler to implement a photographic traffic-control system; providing for imposition of a civil penalty. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 996 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority of a municipality to authorize the removal of certain motor vehicles from public roadways in the municipality to aid in the enforcement of parking ordinances of the municipality. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1115 77-0 (2001) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing for the imposition of civil penalties and providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Safety Reason for vote recorded in Journal
HB 1322 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the regulation of signs and billboards located in residential areas, creating a penalty. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1855 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to enforcement of traffic laws on private roads in certain subdivisions. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1912 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose and use utility fees for certain disabled access improvements. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Record vote
HB 1937 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to prohibiting annexations by populous municipalities until certain municipal services are provided. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2161 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to local revenue sources for transportation projects. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
HB 2238 77-0 (2001) Author: Moreno, Joe
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the closing of streets or alleys by institutions of higher education in certain counties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2581 77-0 (2001) Author: Shields, John Relating to certain subdivision improvements and the bond requirements for certain subdivision improvements. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2646 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the funding of highway projects in certain municipalities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2667 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to place and maintain traffic-control devices in certain municipalities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2750 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Elizabeth Relating to the authority of a law enforcement agency to remove property from a roadway. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3597 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the authority of a municipality to alter speed limits. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HCR 85 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Memorializing congress to fund county and municipal inspections of overweight traffic within 20 miles of the border. House: State, Federal & International Relations Laid on the table subject to call
SB 217 77-0 (2001) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Relating to the application and enforcement of traffic regulations in certain private subdivisions. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 750 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of a municipality to authorize the removal of certain motor vehicles from public roadways in the municipality to aid in the enforcement of parking ordinances of the municipality. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1020 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Jones, Elizabeth
Relating to the authority of certain law enforcement agencies to remove certain personal property from a roadway or right-of-way. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1204 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to an interim committee on revenue sources for local transportation infrastructure. Senate: Administration No action taken in committee
SB 1708 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to certain subdivision improvements and the bond requirements for certain subdivision improvements. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Land and Resource Management
SB 1842 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing for the imposition of civil penalties and providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SCR 10 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Memorializing Congress to fund county and municipal inspections of overweight traffic within 20 miles of the border. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Signed by the Governor
HB 365 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic monitoring system; providing for imposition of a civil penalty. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 508 76-0 (1999) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to interlocal contracts for the construction, improvement, or repair of streets and alleys in municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1152 76-0 (1999) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic-control system; providing for imposition of a civil penalty. House: Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1575 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to double parking in a central business district. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1671 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of weight limits for motor vehicles by weight enforcement officers. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2329 76-0 (1999) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to a revision of the procedures for municipal annexation. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2349 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to allowing a municipality to use traffic-control devices to reduce the speed at which vehicles are operated on municipal streets. House: Transportation Posting rule suspended
HB 2659 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the regulation of land development by a political subdivision that affects certain property in or near certain road districts. House: Land & Resource Management Withdrawn from calendar
HB 3185 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the assistance a county may provide another governmental entity for a construction project. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3389 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to providing revenue from the gasoline tax to municipalities and counties for constructing and maintaining roads. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3684 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to gates on certain third-class and neighborhood roads. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 157 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the requirement that a portion of the sales and use tax revenue collected by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities be used only for county and municipal road and bridge purposes. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 297 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic monitoring system; providing for imposition of a civil penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 573 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic-control system; providing for imposition of a civil penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 844 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the enforcement of weight limits for motor vehicles by weight enforcement officers. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1175 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the regulation of land development by a political subdivision that affects certain property in or near certain road districts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1894 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the assistance a county may provide another governmental entity for a construction project. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
HB 393 75-0 (1997) Author: Mowery, Anna | et. al. Relating to restricting the use of designated lanes of certain highways. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 422 75-0 (1997) Author: Farrar, Jessica
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the regulation by the Texas Transportation Commission of fences along a road or highway in the state highway system in certain municipalities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 730 75-0 (1997) Author: Shields, John Relating to promoting security and safety for neighborhood residents by permitting the limiting of access to certain municipal streets and alleys. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1053 75-0 (1997) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to access to neighborhood streets or alleys in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1353 75-0 (1997) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al. Relating to a road maintenance fee paid by mass transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3213 75-0 (1997) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the disposal of a dead animal found on a municipal street or county road. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 7 75-0 (1997) Author: Craddick, Tom Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of constable in Midland County. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 73 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing counties to maintain private roads that are used by public school buses. House: County Affairs Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 679 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to the use of a portion of the sales and use tax revenue collected by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities for county and municipal road and bridge purposes. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 773 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Mowery, Anna
Relating to restricting the use of designated lanes of certain highways. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1782 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to the disposal of dead animal carcasses found on municipal and county roadways. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 132 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Relating to the regulation by home-rule municipalities of streets, avenues, alleys, and boulevards. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1465 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority of the governing bodies of certain public institutions of higher education to close streets or alleys running through the campuses of those institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1952 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic preferential traffic lane enforcement system; providing for imposition of a civil penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 649 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the construction of certain road projects in certain municipalities and counties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 728 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of the governing bodies of certain public institutions of higher education to close streets or alleys running through the campuses of those institutions. Senate: Education Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
SB 876 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic-control system or a photographic preferential traffic lane enforcement system; providing for imposition of civil penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Motion withdrawn
SB 1412 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to assessments for municipal street improvements based on the amount of special benefits received. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1432 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the issuance of certificates of obligation for constructing, improving, or maintaining public roads. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1510 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to certificates of obligations for public roads. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2683 73-0 (1993) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to load and weight limits on highways and roads; providing civil penalties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2684 73-0 (1993) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to load and weight limits on highways and roads; providing civil penalties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2807 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to cooperation between the Texas Department of Transportation and a metropolitan planning organization. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2854 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the regulation by home-rule municipalities of streets, avenues, alleys, and boulevards on which certain residences are located. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1464 73-0 (1993) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the regulation by home-rule municipalities of streets, avenues, alleys, and boulevards on which certain residences are located. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Withdrawn from calendar
HB 84 72-0 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the authority of a general-law municipality to annex adjacent streets, highways, and other ways and to the validation of certain municipal annexations. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 260 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the powers of local authorities to regulate roller skaters on highways or streets. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 958 72-0 (1991) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the use of scrap tires by political subdivisions for road construction or repair. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2579 72-0 (1991) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the use of toll revenues from bridges in counties bordering a river between Texas and Mexico. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 856 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to the use of scrap tires by political subdivisions for road construction or repair. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 851 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Garcia, Orlando
Relating to the application of certain vehicle laws to elevator constructors responding to an elevator emergency. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 811 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David Relating to certain cities' authority and responsibilities with respect to county roads adjacent to territory annexed by the cities. House: Urban Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 812 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David Relating to a city's authority and responsibilities with respect to county roads adjacent to territory annexed by the city. House: Urban Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1204 69-0 (1985) Author: Pierce, George
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the financing of street construction and improvements by certain cities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1714 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the authority of home-rule cities within their extraterritorial jurisdictions, and of counties within the unincorporated areas, to regulate signs; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2292 69-0 (1985) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the authority of a county and city to construct, improve, maintain, or repair city streets and alleys with the consent of the city. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
SB 641 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to authorizing cities, towns, and villages to use or permit certain uses of the right-of-way of certain public streets for trees and decorative landscaping, sidewalk cafes, ornamental entrance facilities, structures of historic buildings and bus shelters, drinking fountains, and other amenities for the convenience of the public; providing that permits may be issued for such uses of the public streets; providing for the adoption of ordinances in furtherance of such uses and permits; and declaring such permit programs and uses to be governmental functions. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 362 68-0 (1983) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the allocation and uses of motor fuel taxes for city streets. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 364 68-0 (1983) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the authorization of a local mixed beverage gross receipts tax for the purpose of raising city revenue for city streets. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HR 151 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, Don Assuring the city of Rio Hondo that it will not be discriminated against in any allocation of funds for street repair and maintenance. House: Transportation
SB 287 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the allocation and use of state funds for highways and streets and to providing assistance to cities for city streets. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 369 68-0 (1983) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Emmett, Ed
Relating to purchase of land for a highway right-of-way. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1960 67-0 (1981) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the allocation and use of state revenue credited to the Omnibus Tax Clearance Fund. House: Ways & Means Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 2225 67-0 (1981) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the power of certain cities to close or obstruct traffic on a road or street so as to impede traffic into another city. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2228 67-0 (1981) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a program to eliminate grade intersections of railroad tracks and public roads. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
SB 951 67-0 (1981) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the allocation and use of state revenue credited to the Tax Clearance Fund. Senate: Finance Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 99 67-1 (1981) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the creation of a city street improvement fund and the appropriation of funds from the general revenue fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
SB 11 67-1 (1981) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the creation of a city street improvement fund and the appropriation of funds from the general revenue fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 1605 66-0 (1979) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the authority of a general law city or town to close a street or alley. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 718 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Garcia, A. C. "Tony"
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities regarding the acquisition, construction, operation, and financing of international toll bridges and related facilities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 890 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Watson, Ed
Relating to the authority of general-law city or town to close a street or alley. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1379 65-0 (1977) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to the validation of municipal special assessment proceedings for street improvemnets. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1739 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Relating to the removal of vehicles from parking facilities or public highways; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 1995 65-0 (1977) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the creation and use of and the distribution and allocations of money from the city streets fund; providing for the allocation and distribution of certain revenue from taxes imposed on gasoline and distribution of certain revenue from taxes imposed on gasoline and on the sale and sue of parts, accessories, and tires for motor vehicles designed for use on public roads. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
SB 875 65-0 (1977) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Nowlin, James
Permitting management of street transportation systems to be placed with the governing body of a city or a board of trustees whether the system is encumbered or not. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 993 65-0 (1977) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Looney, Cullen
Relating to the authority of counties and cities on the Mexican border with regard to toll bridges and financing of bridges, tolls charged, and use of proceeds of tolls. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SCR 114 65-0 (1977) Author: Traeger, John Requesting return of S.B. No. 875 from the governor for reconsideration. Received from the Senate
HB 95 64-0 (1975) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to marking school crosswalks. House: Transportation Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 306 64-0 (1975) Author: Korioth, A.J. "Al"
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Relating to authority of an incorporated city, town, or village to alter maximum prima facie speed limits under certain conditions. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 848 64-0 (1975) Author: Bynum, Ben Relating to closing the capitol grounds to through traffic. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Administration
SB 1068 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Semos, Chris V.
Relating to the number of members on the board of trustees of a street transportation system. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 100 63-0 (1973) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Wolff, Nelson
Validating and legalizing all special assessments and reassessments for street improvements levied or purported to be levied by any and all cities in the state and validating the proceedings of the governing bodies of such cities levying or purporting to levy such assessments or reassessments; validating and legalizing all special assessments or reassessments levied or purported to be levied by all cities in the state for improvements to sanitary sewer systems within their limits or for improvements to water systems within their limits, either or both, against benefited properties and the owners thereof and validating the proceedings of the governing bodies of such cities levying or purporting to levy such assessments or reassessment; validating all assignable certificates of special assessments or reassessments; providing that nothing herein shall be constructed as validating or legalizing any assessment lien for street or highway improvements against any interest in property exempt at the time the street or highway improvements where ordered from the lien of special assessment for the local improvements against any interest in property exempt at the time the lien became effective from the lien of special assessment for local improvements under the Constitution of the State of Texas; providing non-litigation clauses; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HB 315 63-0 (1973) Author: Sherman, W.C. "Bud" Requiring special wording for town or city limit or name signs for towns or cities in the State; providing the procedure for prosecution of violations; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered in public hearing
HB 1543 63-0 (1973) Author: Finney, Dave Relating to the total or partial financing of street beautification projects by the levying of special assessments against property in the area based on the benefit conferred by the projects; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Committee hearing date
SB 13 63-0 (1973) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Relating to the maintenance of safe bridges by municipal corporations; requiring construction of bridges which meet minimum standards of safety; placing responsibility. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 134 62-0 (1971) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle fuel tax revenue to a city street fund established in the State Treasury, and the reallocation of motor fuel tax revenues to certain other funds, the appropriation and allotment of money from the city street fund to certain cities for use in the acquisition, construction and maintenance of city streets, the submission of certain reports, and suits by the state for reimbursement by the city of misused or misappropriated funds received from the city street fund.
HB 135 62-0 (1971) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle fuel tax revenue to a city street fund established in the State Treasury, and the reallocation of motor fuel tax revenues to certain other funds, the appropriation and allotment of money from the city street fund to certain cities for use in the acquisition, construction and maintenance of city streets, the submission of certain reports, and suits by the state for reimbursement by the city of misused or misappropriated funds received from the city street fund.
HB 230 62-0 (1971) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to validating and legalizing all special assessments and reassessments for street improvements and the liens and liabilities created thereby heretofore levied as purported to be levied by any and all cities in this State.
HB 274 62-0 (1971) Author: Lemmon, Ray Relating to providing for private management of city-owned street transportation systems.
HB 516 62-0 (1971) Author: Ligarde, Honore
Sponsor: Connally, Wayne
Relating to defining the term "eligible city" as any incorporated city which owns and operates any portion of a toll bridge over the Rio Grande River.
HJR 11 62-0 (1971) Author: Parker, Carl Proposing an amendment to Section 7-a, Articles VIII of the Constitution of the State of Texas, to authorize the Legislature to appropriate certain tax revenue to the cities for acquisition, construction and maintenance of streets and roads.
SB 451 62-0 (1971)
HB 449 61-0 (1969) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to validating and legalizing all special assessments and reassessments for street improvements levied or purported to be levied by any and all cities in the state.
HB 63 60-0 (1967) Author: McDonald, Felix | et. al. Relating to the issuance of refunding bonds for the purpose of refunding outstanding bonds and warrants secured by revenues from toll bridges acquired by cities.
HB 71 60-0 (1967) Author: Traeger, John Relating to authorizing the annexation of streets, highways, and alleys by the governing bodies of certain cities; prescribing the method for such annexation.
HB 164 60-0 (1967) Author: Jamison, Jr., Alonzo W. Relating to providing for the creation of special improvement districts within this state under and by virtue of Article 3, Section 52, of the Constitution, to be known as municipal special improvements districts, for the purpose of constructing, maintaining and operating macadamized, graveled or paved roads and turnpikes, or in aid thereof.
HB 405 60-0 (1967) Author: Carrillo, Sr., Oscar Relating to the acquisition of an international toll bridge by a city or town.
HB 685 60-0 (1967) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to amending certain acts respecting notice required of hearing on special assessments for street or highway improvements.
HB 686 60-0 (1967) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to validating and legalizing certain special assessments for street improvements.
HB 1026 60-0 (1967) Author: Cummings, Russell Bennett Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for the construction of arterial streets in Texas cities by the State Highway Department; providing an effective date.
SB 198 60-0 (1967) Author: Connally, Wayne W. Relating to the acquisition of an international toll bridge by a city or town.
HB 20 59-0 (1965) Author: Atwood, Alan C. "Bud" | et. al. Relating to validating all proceedings by certain cities and towns in the issuance and sale of revenue time warrants, and in the pledging of revenues of any international toll bridge system; providing a non-litigation clause.
HB 101 59-0 (1965) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" | et. al. Relating to warning devices on public streets and highways; providing a penalty.
HB 172 59-0 (1965) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt | et. al. Relating to declaring the policy of this State in regard to free public roads for incorporated cities, towns, and villages.
HB 371 59-0 (1965) Author: McDonald, Felix | et. al. Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds or revenue time warrants to effect the purpose of repairing, improving, reconstructing, or replacing an existing toll bridge or building an auxiliary bridge.
HB 539 59-0 (1965) Author: Grover, Henry Cushing "Hank" Relating to the leasing of land under elevated freeways for parking purposes.
HB 984 59-0 (1965) Author: Peeler, Travis A. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to assessments for street improvements.
SB 432 59-0 (1965) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to providing that liens on real property created by virtue of paving assessments shall be enforced by suit only in a court of competent jurisdiction in the county where such property is located, or by sale of such property in the manner as provided for sale of property for ad valorem city taxes.
SCR 6 59-0 (1965)
HB 314 58-0 (1963) Author: Slack, Richard C. Relating to notice required of hearing on assessments for street improvements.
HB 315 58-0 (1963) Author: Slack, Richard C. Relating to respecting notice required of hearing on assessments for street improvements, and further to provide that failure to give such notice shall be a defense in a suit and to enforce any such assessments.
HB 316 58-0 (1963) Author: Slack, Richard C. Relating to notice required of hearing on assessments for street improvements.
HB 317 58-0 (1963) Author: Slack, Richard C. Relating to notice required of hearing on assessments for street improvements.
HB 635 58-0 (1963) Author: Lattimore, James Loy Relating to amending Statutes to provide for the definition of certain terms; to provide that nothing herein shall empower any city to fix a lien against any exempt interest in property; to provide that such exemption shall be personal to the holder thereof or his successors in title, but that the owner of such property shall nevertheless be personally liable for any assessment on such property, and that nothing shall prevent a lien from attaching to any other interest in such property; to provide that said exemption may be waived; to provide that assessments against property owned in undivided interests by one or more persons, firms, or corporations may be assessed jointly.
HCR 36 58-0 (1963)
HCR 39 58-0 (1963)
HCR 74 58-0 (1963)
SCR 29 58-0 (1963)
SCR 31 58-0 (1963)
HB 210 57-0 (1961) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" Relating to amending a certain Act requiring that notice of hearing on assessment for street improvements be mailed to a railway or street railway owning abutting property, and further to provide that failure to give such notice shall be a defense in a suit to enforce any such assessments.
HB 211 57-0 (1961) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" Relating to amending a certain Statute requiring that notice of hearing on assessments for street improvements be mailed to railways and street railways owning abutting property.
HB 212 57-0 (1961) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" Relating to amending a certain Statute requiring that notice of hearing on assessments for street improvements be mailed to railways and street railways owning abutting property.
HB 284 57-0 (1961) Author: Townsend, James Terrell "Terry" Relating to amending a certain Statute authorizing the governing body of an incorporated city or town, upon petition of abutting property owners, to vacate, abandon and close streets and alleys within such city or town.
HB 950 57-0 (1961) Author: Korioth, Thomas Anthony "Tony" Relating to providing for no liability on the part of railroad employees for blocking road or street crossings at grade with train; providing for responsibility of such blocking of such crossings on the railroad; and providing for triple damages, reasonable attorney's fees and court costs to certain employees of railroads as penalty of violation by railroads.
HB 1046 57-0 (1961) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" | et. al. Relating to applying to incorporated cities and towns having a population of more than one hundred thousand (100,000) inhabitants; authorizing such city to purchase, build, construct, acquire, improve, enlarge, extend, maintain, repair, and replace any all properties, improvements and facilities which the governing body thereof deems to be necessary for the elimination of grade-level crossings by railroad lines of the streets of such city and for the relocation of railroad lines within said city.
SB 84 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending a certain Statute so as to require that notice of hearing on assessments for street improvements be mailed to railways and street railways owning abutting property.
SB 85 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending a certain Statute so as to require that notice of hearing on assessments for street improvements be mailed to railways and street railways owning abutting property.
SB 86 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending a certain Statute so as to require that notice of hearing on assessments for street improvements be mailed to a railway or street railway owning abutting property, and further to provide that failure to give such notice shall be a defense in a suit to enforce any such assessments.
SB 410 57-0 (1961) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to applying incorporated cities and towns having a population of more than 100,000 inhabitants to purchase, build, construct, acquire, improve, enlarge, extend, maintain, repair and replace any and all properties, improvements and facilities which the governing body thereof deems to be necessary for the elimination of grade-level crossings by railroad lines of the streets of such city and for the relocation of railroad lines within said city.
SB 47 57-3 (1962) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to repealing certain Statutes relating to granting rights of land for piers in Galveston County.
HB 554 56-0 (1959) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to validating certain road bonds heretofore voted and authorized by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of those qualified to vote thereon and validating all proceedings pertaining to such bonds.
HB 878 56-0 (1959) Author: Hooks, J. C. Relating to authorizing general law cities, towns and villages to vacate and abandon certain dedicated streets and alleys upon petition of all persons owning any land abutting thereon.
HB 830 55-0 (1957) Author: Shaw, William Edward "Bill" | et. al. Relating to providing that the Texas Highway Department is authorized and directed to expend money for the purchase of right-of-ways and right-of-way easements for State Designated Highways.
HB 879 55-0 (1957) Author: Jamison, Jr., Alonzo W. Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of the North Texas State College of Denton, Texas, acting by the president of said college, to execute and deliver to the City of Denton, Texas, an easement across certain land in the City and County of Denton, Texas, for a public street.
HB 955 55-0 (1957) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy Relating to granting and appropriating Ten Thousand Dollars to the City of Silverton, Texas, to be used for rehabilitating, repairing and rebuilding the City's street and public utility systems, which were damaged in a recent tornado.
HB 172 54-0 (1955) Author: Benton, J. A. "Captain" Relating to prohibiting the governing board of every incorporated city or town in this State from paying to any person, firm, corporation or association any money or compensation for work performed or service rendered in the improvement of any street or other property of such city unless the city has entered into a valid and lawful contract or agreement for such work or service prior to the performance of the work and prior to the rendering of the service; providing that the provisions of this Act shall not be construed as prohibiting the payment of any legal obligation of the city.
HB 679 54-0 (1955) Author: Spilman, Wade Fetzer | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that General Law and Home Rule cities shall have the power to acquire, control and operate toll bridges subject to certain conditions and limitations, providing for the maintenance and operation of properties so acquired and those acquired in connection with such operation and maintenance.
SB 317 54-0 (1955) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to amending certain Acts so as to require that notice of hearing on assessments for street improvements be mailed to abutting property owners and to provide for a trial de novo on appeal to any court of jurisdiction and further to provide that failure to give such notice shall be a defense in a suit to enforce any such assessment.
HB 398 53-0 (1953) Author: Garrett, Warren R. "Gabe" Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide that the right of the State, all counties, incorporated cities and all school districts shall not be barred by any of the provisions of this Title, nor shall any person ever acquire, by occupancy or adverse possession, any right or title to any part or portion of any road, street, alley, sidewalk, or grounds which belong to any town, city, or county, or which have been donated or dedicated for public use to any such town, city, or county by the owner thereof, or which have been laid out or dedicated in any manner to public use in any town, city, or county in this State.
SB 154 53-0 (1953) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. Relating to appropriating money for the purpose of paying a portion of the cost of paving and improving those parts of certain streets in the City of Austin which are abutted by State-owned property.
HB 280 52-0 (1951) Author: Sadler, Harley Herman Relating to amending the Penal Code by prohibiting the shooting of an air rifle or air pistol on or across any public square or street or alley of any city or town, or within one hundred (100) yards of any business house in this State; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
HB 451 52-0 (1951) Author: Sherman, Frantz H. Relating to amending certain acts to provide that within their respective jurisdictions, the State Highway Commission or the governing body of any incorporated city or town, shall have power to lay out, acquire, construct, maintain, and operate any section or portion of any State highway or city street within their respective jurisdictions, as a freeway under certain circumstances.
HB 683 52-0 (1951) Author: Miller, Jr., William Andrew Relating to amending certain acts to provide that streets upon or along a boundary of any city referred to in said Act may be improved by such city whether lying wholly within its limits, partly within and partly without its limits, or wholly without its limits, and that the assessments provided in such Act may be levied against the abutting property.
HB 717 52-0 (1951) Author: Gurley, Dorothy Relating to any city which owns a portion of a bridge over the Rio Grande which is situated within the United States of America purchased with the proceeds of bonds payable from the net revenues from the operation of such bridge and which has issued refunding bonds payable from such net revenues and reserving in the city the right to issue additional bonds payable from the same source and secured by the same revenues; providing that any such city is authorized to issue bonds to the extent and under conditions provided in the Trust Indenture securing its outstanding refunding bonds.
HB 822 52-0 (1951) Author: Gurley, Dorothy Relating to authorizing incorporated cities and towns which own the portion of an international toll bridge over the Rio Grande River which is situated within the United States to issue bonds payable from the net revenues derived from the operation of the bridge for the purpose of repairing or improving the bridge, acquiring approaches thereto, and constructing buildings to be used in connection therewith, or for any of such purposes; providing a saving clause.
SB 239 52-0 (1951) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending certain acts by providing that within their respective jurisdictions, the State Highway Commission or the governing body of any incorporated city or town shall have the power to lay out, acquire, construct, maintain, and operate any section or portion of any State highway or city street within their respective jurisdictions as a freeway under certain circumstances.
SB 381 52-0 (1951) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to amending certain acts to provide that streets upon or along a boundary of any city referred to in said Act may be improved by such city whether lying wholly within its limits, partly within and partly without its limits, or wholly without its limits, and that the assessments provided in such Act may be levied against the abutting property outside of the limits of the city initiating the improvement, subject to approval thereof by the governing body of any other city within which such abutting property lies.
SB 421 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to authorizing any city whose nearest boundary line is not more than five miles from a vehicular bridge across the Rio Grande to purchase such bridge or that portion thereof which is within the United States of America.
HB 771 51-0 (1949) Author: Brooks, Jack B. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that in all incorporated cities and towns containing more than fifty thousand (50,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census, the governing body shall have power to lay out, acquire, and construct any section or portion of any street within its jurisdiction as a freeway under certain circumstances; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 850 51-0 (1949) Author: Casey, Robert Randolph "Bob" Relating to amending a previous Act, permitting authorized water corporations and incorporated cities or towns to lay their pipes, mains, etc., for conducting water through, under, along, across and over all public roads, streets and waters laying and situated outside territorial limits of city, etc.
SB 274 51-0 (1949) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to authorizing the State Highway Commission to enter into contracts with governing bodies of incorporated cities, towns and villages, providing for the location, relocation, laying out, widening and establishment of designated state highways in or through such cities; repealing a previous Act; containing a savings clause.
HB 219 50-0 (1947) Author: Jameson, William S. | et. al. Relating to amending and re-enacting Article 5517 of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, so that no person may acquire a title by limitation to any lands owned by any city or county.
HB 364 50-0 (1947) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to making an appropriation for Four-Hundred Dollars ($400) to pay the State's part of paving adjacent to a triangular tract of land at West Thirteenth and Colorado Streets in the City of Austin, at the northwest corner of the Capitol grounds.
HB 726 50-0 (1947) Author: Moore, III, Charles B. Relating to any City operating under a Special Charter or Home Rule Charter which has amended its Charter, to authorize issuance of revenue bonds for the acquisition of the part of an International Bridge situated within the United States and extending from such City across the Rio Grande.
SB 61 50-0 (1947) Author: Ramsey, Ben Relating to providing that liens for street improvements created by written contract of the owner or owners of land, or any interest therein shall be superior liens upon such improvements.
SB 125 50-0 (1947) Author: Chadick, T. C. Relating to authorizing and empowering all incorporated cities and towns of Texas to grant the use of a portion of the streets and sidewalks of such cities and towns for private purposes, for such considerations and upon such terms as they may prescribe.
HB 47 49-0 (1945) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" Relating to providing that no person shall be required to pay any fee or charge of any kind for the use of any street, highway or road maintenance by public taxation.
HB 676 49-0 (1945) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby Relating to empowering certain cities or towns to acquire toll bridge between Texas and Republic of Mexico, etc.
HB 835 49-0 (1945) Author: Deen, Tom W. Relating to amending certain article relating to opening and lengthening streets and alleys, etc., in certain city, etc.
HB 854 49-0 (1945) Author: Elliott, Elmer Relating to amending certain Statues by providing for the construction and installation of sanitary sewers in certain cities.
HB 856 49-0 (1945) Author: Hoyo, John C. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that in all incorporated cities and towns containing more than one hundred and seventy-five thousand (175,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census, the governing body shall have power to lay out, acquire, and construct any section or portion of any street within its jurisdiction as a freeway under certain circumstances; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 195 49-0 (1945) Author: Ramsey, Ben | et. al. Relating to providing that liens for street improvements created by written contracts of the owner or owners of land, or any interest therein, shall be superior liens upon such improvements, and providing for the enforcement thereof.
HB 600 48-0 (1943) Author: Klingeman, Fred V. Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing that it shall be unlawful for any person to build or maintain a fence, gate, cattle guard, levee, embankment, dam, or other obstruction across any designated road, street, or alley within any incorporated city or town within this State, or across any passageway which has been dedicated or used as such for along as five (5) years; providing a penalty and punishment for the violation of such.
SB 95 48-0 (1943) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to providing that in all incorporated cities and towns containing more than two hundred ninety-three thousand (293,000) inhabitants and less than three hundred seventy-five thousand (375,000), according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census, the governing body shall have power to lay out, acquire and/or construct any section or portion of any street within its jurisdiction as a freeway under certain circumstances.
SB 350 48-0 (1943) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to providing that in all incorporated cities and towns containing more than two hundred ninety-three thousand (293,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census, the governing body shall have power to lay out, acquire and/or construct any section or portion of any street within its jurisdiction as a freeway under certain circumstances.
HB 256 47-0 (1941) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to providing that the Commissioners Court of any county may abolish dormant road districts which have paid off and discharged all of the bonds issued and sold by said road district, or when an election in such created road district for issuance of bonds shall have failed, or when the bonds issued by such road district have been assumed and exchanged for county bonds under the Compensation Bond Statutes.
HB 971 47-0 (1941) Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet Relating to authorizing cities and towns eligible under the terms of this Act to fund certain indebtedness outstanding on the effective date of this Act; prescribing the method and procedure for issuance of funding or refunding bonds.
HB 1092 47-0 (1941) Author: Stinson, Jeff D. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the annexation of streets, highways, and alleys by the governing bodies of certain cities and towns; prescribing the method for such annexation.
HB 929 46-0 (1939) Author: Reed, William Otey | et. al. Relating to prohibiting cities, towns, and villages from dedicating or establishing thoroughfares or public streets and/or alleys through certain amusement parks.
HB 1078 46-0 (1939) Author: Howard, George Francis | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute authorizing incorporated cites, towns, and villages incorporated under either General or Special Law to improve streets, avenues, alleys, highways, etc.
SB 345 46-0 (1939) Author: Brownlee, J. Houghton Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide that the right of the State shall not be barred by any of the provisions of this title, and to provide that no person shall ever acquire, by occupancy or adverse possession, any right or title to any part or portion of any road, street, alley, sidewalk or grounds belonging to any town, city, or county, or which has been donated or dedicated for public use.
HB 147 45-0 (1937) Relating to empowering and authorizing cities and towns in the State of Texas having a population in excess of two hundred and ninety thousand (290,000) inhabitants, according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census, to enact ordinances governing operation of all motor vehicles upon the public thoroughfares of such cities.
HB 207 45-0 (1937) Relating to giving school districts same prior lien under paving contracts as enjoyed by State, county and city for ad valorem taxes.
SB 471 45-0 (1937) Relating to empowering and authorizing Cities and Towns in the State of Texas having a population in excess of 230,000 and not exceeding 232,000, according the the last preceding or any future Federal Census, to enact ordinances governing operation of all motor vehicles upon the public thoroughfares of such Cities.
SB 18 45-1 (1937) Relating to authorizing the governing body of the incorporated City of Gladewater, Gregg County, Texas to close that portion of Quitman Avenue lying between Block 4 and Block 20, and between Block 3 and Block 21 of the original townsite of said City in order that said street may be transferred to and used by the Gladewater County Line Independent School District for school purposes.
SB 26 45-1 (1937) Relating to providing that Galveston Street between First and Second Streets in the unincorporated town site of Balmorhea, Reeves County, Texas, be closed so that a school building may be erected across said street.
HB 923 43-0 (1933) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to empowering certain cities to build, construct and maintain bridges across streams, inlet or arm of the Gulf of Mexico, and providing rules and regulations for operation.
SB 136 43-0 (1933) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to making appropriations out of the Sand, Shell and Gravel Fund of this State to pay certain refunds of the tax collected by the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission on sand, shell and gravel used by Counties, Cities and Towns for constructing streets and roads.
HB 158 43-2 (1934) Relating to fixing a limitation period of two (2) years for the bringing of suits of any kind on account of the closing and abandonment of public streets or alleys or public roads or thoroughfares, or any parts thereof, other than State Highways, by ordinance of the governing body of a city or town or by order of the Commissioners Court of a county; requiring causes of action accruing before the effective date of this Act, and not then already barred by existing limitation laws, to be sued upon within two (2) years after such effective date, and not thereafter, and causes of action accruing on or after the effective date of this Act, to be sued upon within two (2) years after the passage of the ordinance or order in question, and not thereafter.
SB 43 43-2 (1934) Relating to authorizing certain cities in this state to issue bonds, notes or warrants, payable from revenues other than taxation, for construction, maintenance and operation of a toll bridge or toll bridges over and across any stream, inlet or arm of the Gulf of Mexico, or entrance channel to a port in any such city.
HB 882 42-0 (1931) Author: Patterson, Jr., William Franklin | et. al. Relating to providing that certain cities having the population requirements set forth herein may acquire and own special assessment certificates issued in connection with street improvements, that such cities may pledge and impound said certificates as the basis for the issuance of special improvement bonds subject to the limitations and provisions of this Act.
HB 55 41-0 (1929) Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al. Relating to providing that liens for street improvement created by written contract of the owner or owners of land, or any interest therein, shall be superior liens upon such improvements, and providing for the enforcement thereof, providing incidental matter. House: Judiciary
SB 414 41-0 (1929) Author: Greer, Julian Preston Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Freestone County, Texas.
SB 18 41-3 (1929) Author: Hornsby, John William Relating to relinquishing to owners of abutting land the fee title to the streets, alleys or highways in the city of Austin, Texax, but perpetually reserving and retaining therein the easement now existing for public purposes.
HB 101 41-4 (1930) Author: Kemble, Sr., George Clark Relating to providing that certain cities having the population requirements set forth herein may acquire and own special assessment certificates issued in connection with street improvements, that such cities may pledge and impound said certificates as the basis for the issuance of special improvement bonds subject to the limitations and provisions of this Act.
HB 120 41-5 (1930) Author: Kemble, Sr., George Clark | et. al. Relating to condemnation of property by cities for highway purposes, providing for appointment of Commissioners, for award of damages for property taken or damaged, providing for notices and hearings, prescribing the powers and procedure of such Commissioners, fixing their compensation and providing for filing and trial of oppositions to reports of such Commissioners.
SB 62 41-5 (1930) Author: Woodul, Sr., Walter Frank Relating to amending the law relative to closing streets and alleys in incorporated cities.
SB 270 40-0 (1927) Author: Hall, James W. Relating to providing that assessments for street widening and street opening may be made payable in not exceeding sixteen annual payments.
SB 271 40-0 (1927) Author: Hall, James W. Relating to authorizing the establishment of building lines on streets in cities which now have, or may hereafter have, five thousand or more inhabitants, and to provide the manner in which damages may be determined and paid and benefits assessed and collected.
SB 21 40-1 (1927) Author: Bledsoe, William Harrison | et. al. Relating to providing more adequately for the construction and maintenance of a system of highways in this State; making better provision for a State Highway Department and providing means and regulations under which said Department may function as to all matters committed to its authority.
SB 68 40-1 (1927) Author: Love, Thomas Bell Relating to authorizing incorporated cities, towns, and villages incorporated under either general or special law, including those operating under a special charter or amendments of charter adopted pursuant to the Home Rule provisions of the Constitution to cause to be improved certain roadways, or any portion or portions thereof, and to assess part of the cost thereof against abutting property and owners thereof.
HB 325 39-0 (1925) Author: Barker, Charles A. Relating to repealing certain statute relating to expenses in litigation. House: State Affairs
HB 10 38-0 (1923) Author: Irwin, Thomas K. | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities having more than 10,000 population to purchase and condemn real estate for highways, public squares or public places therein, and to provide for the cost thereof, and for the assessment of such costs against property benefited by such improvements and against its owners, and to enforce the collection thereof.
HB 141 38-2 (1923) Author: Jennings, J. L. Relating to authorizing and empowering the City of Perryton, in Ochiltree County, Texas, to close certain streets; to narrow and reduce in width certain other streets.
SB 62 38-2 (1923) Author: Witt, Edgar E. | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain cities to specially illuminate districts thereof, and to construct, install, equip and maintain a system of artificial lights as a local public improvement.
SB 26 37-1 (1921) Author: Williams, Guinn Terrell Relating to closing West Sycamore Street in the city of Denton, Texas, between Avenues A and B, upon the concurrence of the city commission or governing body of said city, dedicating the same to the use and benefit of the North Texas State Normal College.
SB 43 37-1 (1921) Author: Rogers, Jr., Woodville Jefferson Relating to amending the act providing that incorporated cities may permit obstruction of a street, not a part of a designated State highways, by railway passenger trains for longer time than specified by law.
SB 13 36-2 (1919) Author: Suiter, William David "Will" Relating to authorizing cities and towns to re-assess the cost of street and sidewalk improvements, granting cities and towns power to re-assess the cost of street and side-walk improvements where prior assessment is erroneous or declared void.
HB 219 35-0 (1917) Author: Russell, James Colon Relating to authorizing certain cities and towns to pass ordinances regulating the working of streets and alleys, prescribing who are liable to street duty.
HB 355 35-0 (1917) Author: Sackett, Henry H. Relating to providing for working of the streets by male inhabitants of cities and towns containing not more than five thousand (5,000) population incorporated under the General Laws, not exceeding five days for each year; fixing penalties and fines for violation.
HB 760 35-0 (1917) Author: Cope, W. D. Relating to the working of streets by the male inhabitants of cities and towns.
SB 189 35-0 (1917) Author: Woodward, W. Scott Relating to providing for five days street work by citizens of cities and towns incorporated under the general laws of state.
SB 395 35-0 (1917) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to an Act authorizing the County of Galveston to build and construct a causeway and to issue bonds therefor.
HB 530 34-0 (1915) Author: Mendell, Jr., George W. | et. al. Relating to appropriating a certain sum to pay for the paving of streets along state property in Austin.
HB 636 34-0 (1915) Author: Scholl, Louis H. Relating to amending a certain Act permitting incorporated cities and towns to cause all able-bodied male inhabitants between the ages of 21 and 45 to work upon the streets or to furnish a substitute.
HJR 16 34-0 (1915) Author: Beard, Campbell McCleary Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing political subdivisions of counties to levy taxes for the purpose of the construction and improvement of the roads and bridges.
HJR 42 34-0 (1915) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment granting authority to municipalities within one or more counties to vote additional ad valorem tax for the maintenance of public roads; making an appropriation.
SB 110 34-0 (1915) Author: Townsend, Jr., William J. "Jim" Relating to providing that any and all franchises granted or entended by any city or town for the use of public highways shall not become effective until after an ordinance of such city or town proposing such franchise shall have been adopted by a majority vote of qualified property taxpayers of such town or city.
SJR 6 34-0 (1915) Author: Wiley, James Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the levy of a special tax for the improvement and maintenance of public roads.
HB 92 33-0 (1913) Author: Neeley, William E. | et. al. Relating to preventing obstruction of highways, crossings, or alleys at railroad crossing in unincorporated towns and villages and to inflict penalties for violations.
HB 558 33-0 (1913) Author: Roach, James H. | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code of the State of Texas, relating to the obstruction of public roads and streets.
HB 895 33-0 (1913) Author: Householder, Sam B. Relating to authorizing incorporated towns, cities and villages to construct permanent street improvements and assess part of the cost thereof against the owners of property abutting upon such improvements and against the owners of railroads or street railroads, and to provide for the enforcement and collection of such assessment, and to provide for the submission hereof to a vote of the resident property taxpayers.
SB 322 33-0 (1913) Author: Morrow, Wright Chalfant Relating to prohibiting corporations created for the purpose of constructing and maintaining magnetic telegraph or telephone lines to set their poles, piers, abutments, wires and other fixtures, upon, along or across, any public roads, streets and waters of this state, without first obtaining permission to do so.
HB 377 32-0 (1911) Relating to ratifying and confirming an ordinance passed by the Board of City Commissioners of the City of Galveston on the 19th day of January, 1911, vacating that portion of Eighth street, between Avenue A and Avenue B in the City of Galveston, to be used for hospital purposes as a part of the John Sealy Hospital, and closing that portion of Eighth street as a public street.
SB 50 32-1 (1911) Relating to amending "An Act to grant a new charter to the city of Houston, Harris county, Texas," providing for the improvement of highways in the city of Houston, and providing for the payment of the cost of making such improvements, and for the making thereof upon petitions of property owners, and providing for the enforcement and collection of such assessments, and providing that this amendment shall be referred to the qualified property taxpaying votes of the city of Houston for adoption before becoming effective.
HB 186 31-0 (1909) Relating to amending the charter of the city of Galveston by adding Section 71f and 71g, authorizing the board of commissioners of the city of Galveston to issue the bonds of said city of Galveston, and their proceeds to be used and expended exclusively for raising and filling to grade certain avenues, streets, sidewalks, alleys, lots and blocks in said city of Galveston situated between Thirty-third Street and Forty-fifth and Broadway and Avenue H.
SB 187 31-0 (1909) Relating to ratifying, approving and confirming a certain contract of lease between County of Galveston of the first part, Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway Company, Galveston, Houston and Henderson Railway Company, Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway Company of the second part, and Galveston-Houston Electric Railway Company of the third part, relating to Galveston causeway, and a certain memoranda of agreement executed by Galveston county, Gulf, Colorado and Sante Fe Railway Company, Galveston, Houston and Henderson Railroad Company and Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway Company, construing Articles XVII and XXI of said contract of lease, and to amend an act entitled "An Act to authorize Galveston county to build and own the combination roadway and bridge from mainland to Galveston Island across Galveston Bay, to connect, as part of the roadways of the county on the island and mainland and the county to issue bonds for same on taxation; also establishing three-mile limit and condemnation proceedings and providing for the right of way."
SB 39 31-2 (1909) Relating to authorizing incorporated towns, cities and villages in the State of Texas to construct permanent street improvements and assess part of the cost thereof against the owners of property abutting upon such improvements and their property, and against the owners of railroads or street railroads occupying streets or highways improved and their property, and to provide for the enforcement and collection of such assessments, and to provide for the submission hereof to a vote of the resident property tax-payers who are qualified voters of such towns, cities and villages.
SB 204 30-0 (1907) Relating to providing the manner in which traction engines and separators shall be transported or carried over any public bridge or culvert upon any public road or highway, or any street or alley in any incorporated town or city, and providing a penalty for the violation thereof.
HB 474 29-0 (1905) Relating to amending the charter for the City of Sherman, and to provide a just and effective law for making necessary street improvements and paying the costs of the same, by adding to said city charter of the city of Sherman, Sections 1a to 29a inclusive.
HB 593 29-0 (1905) Relating to ratifying a Galveston ordinance pertaining to certain streets and alleys.
HB 611 29-0 (1905) Relating to amending "An Act to grant a new charter to the city of El Paso," relating to the streets, alleys, sidewalks and other public improvements, and the levy and collection of a tax to pay thereof.
SB 251 29-0 (1905) Relating to amending the Act incorporating the City of Austin; relating to sidewalks, streets, and drainage and sewage improvements.
SB 281 29-0 (1905) Relating to ratifying and ordinance passed by the Galveston Board of Commissioners of the city of Galveston on the 13th day of March, 1905, and conditionally relinquishing any claim the State of Texas may have to part of this land therein described.
SB 141 28-0 (1903) Relating to amending An Act entitled An Act to incorporate the City of Beaumont, to grant it a special charter and to fix its boundaries, defining the jurisdiction and power of the city council with reference to streets, alleys, public grounds, and highways; and providing a method for the collection of such amounts as may become due the city in this connection.
SB 228 26-0 (1899) Relating to ratifying and confirming an ordinance passed by the city council of the city of Galveston on the 4th day of February, 1899, entitled, "An Ordinance abandoning, discontinuing and closing certain streets, avenues and alleys of the city of Galveston, and authorizing and empowering Collis P. Huntington, his heirs or assigns, perpetually to construct and maintain piers on the shores of Galveston Bay within the corporate limits of the city of Galveston upon certain specified conditions," and conditionally relinquishing any claim the State of Texas may have a part of the property therein described.
HB 434 25-0 (1897) Relating to validating and confirming an ordinance passed by the City Council of the city of Galveston, ceding to the United States of America certain streets intersecting land purchased, and to be purchased, by the United States of America, for the purpose of erecting fortifications thereon, and to authorize the Commissioners Court of Galveston County to cede to the United States of America such portions of public highways in Galveston County for the purpose of establishing fortifications situated outside the limits of the city of Galveston.
HB 612 25-0 (1897) Relating to validating and confirming an ordinance passed by the city council of the city of Laredo, ceding to the United States of America certain streets intersecting land to be purchased by the United States of America for the purpose of providing a new site for the military post or reservation called Fort McIntosh, for the erection of fortifications and for such other uses as the government of the United States may desire.
SB 281 25-0 (1897) Relating to authorizing towns and villages incorporated under the provisions of the Revised Civil Statutes, or by special charter, to condemn the right of way over and across the roadbed and right of way of any railway company within the limits of such town or village, when deemed necessary by such town or village for the purpose of opening, widening or extending the public streets of such towns or villages; to define the duties of railroad companies when their roadbeds and rights of way are condemned for street purposes by such towns and villages, and to prescribe a penaltry for violations thereof.
HB 94 24-0 (1895) Relating to the power of the board of aldermen over streets, alleys, and other public places.
HB 661 24-0 (1895) Relating to authorizing counties and cities to erect bridges in incorporated cities, or to co-operate with cities in the erection thereof.
HB 662 24-0 (1895) Relating to limiting the age at which persons shall be required to work upon the public roads of this State, or upon the streets and alleys of cities and towns in this State.
SB 316 22-0 (1891) Relating to authorizing cities and towns to levy and collect taxes for the construction of public buildings, water works, sewers, improvements of roads and bridges, streets and other permanent improvements, to issue bonds.
HB 407 21-0 (1889) Relating to regulating the condemnation of property in cities and towns for the purpose of opening, widening, or changing public streets, avenues, or alleys, or for water mains or sewers.
SB 140 21-0 (1889) Relating to providing that a city council may require the male inhabitants between the ages of eighteen and forty-five to work on the streets not exceeding six days in any one year or to furnish a sum of money not to exceed one dollar for each days services are required.
HB 232 19-0 (1885) Relating to authorizing the county commissioners' courts to assume control of the streets and alleys of any city or incorporated town within their jurisdiction in which there is no de facto municipal government, and to have the same worked as public roads.
HB 343 19-0 (1885) Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, Title 17, by adding thereto Article 340b and to amend Article 375 thereof.
SB 84 18-0 (1883) Relating to regulating the condemnation of property in cities and towns for the purpose of opening, widening or changing public streets, avenues or alleys, or for water mains, or sewers

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