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HB 197 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to contracts and other documents issued by credit access businesses. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 334 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the consideration by employers of the consumer credit reports or other credit information of employees and applicants for employment; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 336 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the duties and powers of the office of public insurance counsel concerning the adequacy of networks offered in this state by managed care plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 477 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the provision and use of health coverage information to educate consumers purchasing individual health benefit coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 584 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to litigation financing transactions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 647 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to notice to policyholders and agents of certain changes to property and casualty insurance policies. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 741 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the affordability of extension of consumer credit. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 877 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to prohibiting certain telemarketing calls by a credit access business. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 993 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the provision of accounting statements by mortgage servicers for certain loans secured by a lien on residential real property. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 1134 85-0 (2017) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 1435 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to commencement and prosecution of certain actions by and to investigations conducted by district and county attorneys under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1566 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John | et. al. Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1733 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the maximum permitted sum of fees, interest, and other amounts due under certain extensions of consumer credit. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 1859 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to certain rental-purchase agreements. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2001 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to fees charged by a consumer reporting agency for the placement, temporary lifting, or removal of a security freeze on the consumer file or record of certain consumers or protected consumers. House: Investments & Financial Services No action taken in committee
HB 2008 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Relating to deferred presentment transactions made to military borrowers. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2027 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the repeal of certain laws regulating the sale or transfer of secondhand watches. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2070 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the enforcement of certain warranties for a new motor vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2145 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to premium increase for a collision in which the insured is not at fault under a personal automobile insurance policy. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2146 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to denial or reduction of certain claims under a residential property insurance policy. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2148 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to water damage claims under a residential property insurance policy. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2174 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the regulation of motor fuel quality and motor fuel metering devices; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2275 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the regulation of a service contract. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2612 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to civil liability of a person who produces, distributes, sells, or provides or aids in the production, distribution, sale, or provision of certain synthetic substances to another person for damages caused by the other person and to certain actions and investigations under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2620 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the award of damages in a private action involving health benefits for certain prohibited acts or practices by an insurer. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2816 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to service contract providers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3308 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to certain vehicle protection products. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3322 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the use of certain words to imply that a person who is not an attorney is authorized to practice immigration law and the prosecution of a cause of action arising from that practice and educational requirements for a notary public appointment; authorizing a fee; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3459 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to requiring a business to pre-disclose the recording of a telephone conversation with a consumer; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3623 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the protection of motorists, passengers, and pedestrians. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3867 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to unconscionable prices charged by certain health care facilities for medical care. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3873 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the removal of certain persons from the employee misconduct registry. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3902 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to commencement and prosecution of certain actions by and to investigations conducted by district and county attorneys under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4008 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the rights of health care consumers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4011 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to prohibited reporting of information regarding debt incurred for nonemergency medical care. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HR 2616 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2065. Reported enrolled
SB 350 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the repeal of certain laws regulating the sale or transfer of secondhand watches. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 417 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to notice to policyholders and agents of certain changes to property and casualty insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 507 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Frullo, John | et. al.
Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 830 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Walle, Armando
Relating to the provision of accounting statements by mortgage servicers for certain loans secured by a lien on residential real property. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 938 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to certain rental-purchase agreements. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1121 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the presumption of intent in the prosecution of certain criminal cases involving theft by check or issuance of a bad check. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1155 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to fees paid to certain credit services organizations in connection with certain extensions of consumer credit. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1199 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to service contract providers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1263 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the regulation of a service contract. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1499 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of for-profit legal service contract companies. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1500 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to certain vehicle protection products. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1614 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to a misleading representation or misrepresentation in an explanation of benefits provided by a health benefit plan issuer or administrator. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1744 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the regulation of motor fuel quality and motor fuel metering devices. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 2064 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to unconscionable prices charged by certain health care facilities for medical care. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 2065 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations and activities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SR 938 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 2065. Reported enrolled
HB 311 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to an executory contract for the conveyance of real property; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 322 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the regulation of persons who facilitate the issuance of tax refund anticipation checks. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 411 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to prohibiting certain telemarketing calls by a credit access business; adding a provision subject to criminal penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 631 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the impersonation of a state agency website or an associated website; providing a criminal penalty. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 773 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the use by certain insurers of forms that are not approved by the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1020 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 1199 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to deceptive representations or other conduct concerning certain synthetic substances as a violation of the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1239 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the provision of accounting statements by mortgage servicers for certain loans secured by a lien on residential real property. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1488 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to voluntary registration and regulation of roofing contractors; providing criminal penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2052 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to loss damage waivers in connection with the rental of certain heavy equipment; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2169 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to requiring used motor vehicle dealers to inspect vehicles for sale to consumers for certain defects; creating a civil penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2239 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to prohibiting certain unsolicited mail by credit access businesses; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2335 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to an annual report of used motor vehicle purchaser complaints. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2391 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the redemption of certain stored value cards, including gift cards, for cash. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2563 84-0 (2015) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to persons who solicit customers on behalf of a retail electric provider; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2573 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a deceptive trade practice related to the use of certain words to imply that a person who is not an attorney is authorized to practice law and the prosecution of a cause of action arising from that practice. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2590 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to providing a remedy for fraud committed in certain real estate transactions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2808 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2898 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to certain procedures, civil penalties, and remedies under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2971 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to prosecution of the offense of payment of deductibles under a property or casualty insurance policy. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3047 84-0 (2015) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3058 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the threat or pursuit of criminal charges against a consumer in association with certain extensions of consumer credit; providing a civil penalty; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3133 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to notice and availability of mediation for balance billing by a facility-based physician. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3218 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to litigation financing transactions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3400 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to parties who may bring suit under the Texas Free Enterprise and Antitrust Act of 1983. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3421 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to authority of an electric utility customer to choose not to have an advanced meter; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3442 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to a surcharge imposed for the use of a debit card or stored value card; providing a civil penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3454 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to transactions involving the assignment of rights in an individual's legal claim; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3532 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to access to certain confidential information provided in an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3599 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the sale of collateral in connection with certain extensions of consumer credit that a credit access business obtains for a consumer or assists a consumer in obtaining; providing a civil penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3619 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to a surcharge imposed for the use of a debit card or stored value card; providing a civil penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Postponed
HB 3625 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to requirements for certain service contracts. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3754 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to access to consumer information regarding roofing contractors. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3766 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3811 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to extensions of consumer credit in the form of a deferred presentment transaction that a credit access business obtains for a consumer or assists a consumer in obtaining; providing a civil penalty; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3812 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to extensions of consumer credit in the form of a motor vehicle title loan that a credit access business obtains for a consumer or assists a consumer in obtaining; providing a civil penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3824 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain short-term consumer loans; imposing an assessment and fees; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty; requiring an occupational license. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3873 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner, the consumer credit commissioner, and the duties of the consumer credit commissioner, including the regulation of credit access businesses. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 4057 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to contracts and other documents issued by credit access businesses; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 4073 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the acceptance of certain documentation from consumers by certain credit services organizations and the reporting requirements for those organizations; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services No action taken in committee
SB 91 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a restriction on charges charged for certain extensions of consumer credit that a credit access business obtains for a consumer or assists a consumer in obtaining. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 92 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to regulation of certain credit services organizations and to certain extensions of consumer credit the organizations obtain for a consumer or assist a consumer in obtaining. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 121 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; providing civil and administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 188 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Relating to certain insurers' insurance rating and underwriting practices based on certain consumer inquiries. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 189 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Relating to certain practices in the business of personal automobile insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 283 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to requirements for the nonjudicial foreclosure of certain residential mortgage liens. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 284 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to service of citation in connection with an application for an expedited court order allowing the foreclosure of a contract lien. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 481 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to consumer information concerning facility-based physicians and notice and availability of mediation for balance billing by a facility-based physician. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 641 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Raney, John
Relating to debit card or stored value card surcharges; providing a civil penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1323 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to fees paid to certain credit services organizations in connection with certain extensions of consumer credit. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1392 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to service contracts, vehicle protection products and loss damage waivers for heavy equipment; requiring an occupational license; expanding the applicability of an occupational license. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1486 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the presumption of intent in the prosecution of certain criminal cases involving theft by check or issuance of a bad check. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1664 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 420 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to requiring that certain notices and disclosures provided by credit access businesses be in foreign languages. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 425 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the notice provided to retail electric customers by retail electric providers of contract expiration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 737 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the extension of consumer credit to certain members of the Texas National Guard and armed forces of the United States and their dependents; providing a penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 786 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to extensions of consumer credit a credit services organization obtains for a consumer or assists a consumer in obtaining. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 888 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the licensing and regulation of roofing contractors; authorizing a fee and providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1040 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the repayment of certain extensions of consumer credit facilitated by a credit access business. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 1088 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to consumer protection provisions applicable to Medicaid managed care contracts. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1254 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to transactions involving the assignment of rights in an individual's legal claim; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1489 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to prepaid funeral benefits contracts; authorizing a fee. House: Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1595 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al. Relating to litigation financing transactions; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1601 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the regulation of residential mortgage loan originators, residential mortgage loan companies, mortgage bankers, and residential mortgage loan servicers under the jurisdiction of the Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending; changing a fee. House: Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1649 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metals dealers. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1715 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to limitations on the renewal of deferred presentment transactions and motor vehicle title loans. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 1723 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the redemption of certain stored value cards, including gift cards, for cash. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1742 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the release by a lender of insurance proceeds for damage to residential real property. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1772 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to the disconnection of electric or gas utility service. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 1886 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to requirements applicable to certain credit services organizations and certain extensions of consumer credit the organizations obtain for a consumer or assist a consumer in obtaining. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 1887 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to consumer protection for and remedies available to a veteran who buys a home that does not comply with certain warranties; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2000 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the qualification of certain nonprofit schools and educational institutions for exemption from state laws regulating career schools and colleges and to complaints made against those entities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2019 83-0 (2013) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the total charges in connection with certain extensions of consumer credit facilitated by a credit services organization. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2085 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the use by certain insurers of forms that are not approved by the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2091 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to an executory contract for the conveyance of real property; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2527 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to disclosure of the nature and remediation of construction defects in residences that certain contractors repurchase because of the defects and subsequently resell. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2561 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the regulation of persons who facilitate the issuance of tax refund anticipation checks. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2683 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to employment in certain consumer-directed services and by certain facilities and to the nurse aide registry and the employee misconduct registry. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2705 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to certain procedures and civil penalties under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 2706 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to certain extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit access businesses; providing a civil penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services No action taken in committee
HB 2838 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the disclosure by health care practitioners and facilities of the price of certain health care services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2856 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the regulation of immigration assistance services; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3041 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the sale of event tickets; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3264 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to prohibiting telemarketing calls by a credit access business. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3382 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent residential and small commercial consumers in certain water or sewer utility service matters before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3467 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing criminal penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3554 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the business of travel insurance; authorizing penalties. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HJR 112 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the authority of the state to collect, receive, store, or share certain personal financial information. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 19 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to certain residential and other structures and mitigation of loss to those structures resulting from natural catastrophes; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 297 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to prepaid funeral benefits contracts. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 311 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the licensing and regulation of roofing contractors; authorizing a fee and providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 815 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the disconnection of electric or gas utility service. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 927 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the regulation of and disclosures regarding consumer lawsuit lending transactions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 992 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to misrepresentations in connection with certain drug testing devices or equipment; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 998 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the partial repayment of certain extensions of consumer credit obtained for a consumer by a credit access business or that a credit access business assists the consumer in obtaining. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 999 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to municipal ordinances regulating a credit access business or an extension of consumer credit that a credit access business obtains for a consumer or assists a consumer in obtaining. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1001 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to extensions of consumer credit a credit services organization obtains for a consumer or assists a consumer in obtaining. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1164 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent residential and small commercial consumers in certain water or sewer utility service matters before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1166 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to civil penalties under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1247 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 1283 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to transactions involving the assignment of rights in an individual's legal claim; authorizing the imposition of a fee. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1335 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to an executory contract for the conveyance of real property; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1472 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to information that must be included on prepaid calling cards. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1558 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the sale of event tickets. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1672 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the business of travel insurance; authorizing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1716 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to extensions of consumer credit a credit services organization obtains for a consumer or assists a consumer in obtaining; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 58 83-2 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to customer protections related to smart thermostat services marketing and contracts. Filed
HB 65 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the inclusion of the total cost of residential retail electricity in advertisements and contracts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 212 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the regulation of a credit services organization. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 410 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to the regulation of activities with respect to certain extensions of consumer credit. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 430 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the provision of payment history information to consumer reporting agencies. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 504 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to partial surrender of or withdrawals from annuity contracts, life insurance policies, and endowment contracts. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 656 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to the regulation of activities with respect to certain extensions of consumer credit. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 661 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of activities with respect to certain extensions of consumer credit. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 754 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the regulation of credit reporting bureaus; providing penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 765 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to restrictions on the prices of certain consumer goods and services during an abnormal disruption of the market. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 897 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to restrictions on the automatic renewal of contracts. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 949 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to consumer goods and services covered under the Texas Telemarketing Disclosure and Privacy Act. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 972 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the cancellation of travel club membership agreements; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 989 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the listing of a business location of certain businesses in print advertisements or on Internet websites. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1222 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to debt management services and the regulation of debt management services providers. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Companion considered in lieu of
HB 1246 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the repeal of certain laws regulating the sale or transfer of secondhand watches. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 1323 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the regulation of activities with respect to certain extensions of consumer credit. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 1440 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to free trial offers on consumer goods and services. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1443 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to prohibiting the use of opt-out notices by businesses to obtain the consent of consumers to transfer or share their personal identifying information. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1444 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to electronic contracts and solicitations offered to consumers for goods or services. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1529 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the offense of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1660 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the provision of video programming service to consumers. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1661 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the provision of Internet service to consumers. House: Technology Left pending in committee
HB 1711 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to disaster remediation contracts. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1826 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the use of unapproved or disapproved insurance or health maintenance organization forms. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2086 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to deceptive trade practices relating to the advertisement of certain goods. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 2147 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the regulation of certain transactions related to life insurance and related products; providing penalties. House: Insurance Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2177 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to certain claims against persons licensed as real estate brokers and salespersons. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2224 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the collection of certain foreclosure data by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2277 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to life settlements and the sale, exchange, or replacement of life insurance and annuity contracts. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2278 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the suitability of certain annuity transactions. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2281 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to disclosures to life insurance policy owners. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2297 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the requirement that certain insurers provide consumers with information related to improving their credit scores. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2328 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the registration, monitoring, and investigation of and handling of funds by property owners' association boards; providing administrative penalties. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2342 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to certain violations of and offenses under The Securities Act; providing penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2377 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the regulation of providers, administrators, and sellers of service contracts and identity recovery service contracts; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2481 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the payment and distribution of consumer assistance funds in an action by the attorney general. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2592 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to notice and disclosure requirements for certain credit services organizations regarding charges and consumer borrowing; providing an administrative penalty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/12
HB 2593 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Relating to certain restrictions on deferred presentment transactions and motor vehicle certificate of title loans that a credit services organization obtains for a consumer or assists a consumer in obtaining. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Postponed
HB 2594 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain credit services organizations and the regulation of certain extensions of consumer credit obtained by those organizations or with regard to which the organizations provide assistance; providing an administrative penalty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/12
HB 2715 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the continuation of and powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent residential and small commercial utility consumers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2724 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the requirement that certain information accompany residential property and personal automobile insurance documents. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2846 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to certain procedures and civil penalties under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2925 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the extension of consumer credit to certain members of the Texas National Guard and armed forces of the United States and their dependents; providing a penalty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3021 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to best practices for credit services organizations. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3116 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the execution of deeds conveying residential real estate in connection with certain transactions involving residential real estate. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3139 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to fees paid to the consumer credit commissioner and to fees and interest charged in connection with consumer credit transactions. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3165 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to notice requirements for licensed lenders of deferred presentment transactions and motor vehicle certificate of title loans. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3213 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to certain fees charged by retail electric providers and aggregators. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3225 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the renewal of a deferred presentment transaction. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3291 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to a deceptive act or practice in connection with a consumer's health benefit plan benefits. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3392 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to disclosures and termination fees by certain businesses providing credit card processing services. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3502 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers and dealerships; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3760 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to home loans that are not federally related mortgage loans; providing civil penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3786 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to the requirements for certain extensions of credit to consumers. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3820 82-0 (2011) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to a consumer's option to prevent the sale of the consumer's financial information by a financial institution; providing a civil penalty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HR 2703 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1320. Reported enrolled
SB 17 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the regulation of residential mortgage loan servicers; providing an administrative penalty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 141 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to debt management services and the regulation of debt management services providers. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 143 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of a credit services organization. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 251 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of activities with respect to certain extensions of consumer credit. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 253 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the regulation of activities with respect to certain extensions of consumer credit. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 254 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the extension of consumer credit to certain members of the Texas National Guard and armed forces of the United States and their dependents; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 362 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the presumed abandonment date for stored value cards. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 381 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to partial surrender of or withdrawals from annuity contracts, life insurance policies, and endowment contracts. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 751 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the regulation of catfish and other siluriform fish intended for human consumption; providing civil and administrative penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 767 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the regulation of certain residential mortgage foreclosure consulting services; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1112 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the offense of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1127 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to fees paid to the consumer credit commissioner and to fees and interest charged in connection with consumer credit transactions. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1169 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to the regulation of providers, administrators, and sellers of service contracts and identity recovery service contracts; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1213 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to consumer protections in the purchase of life settlement contracts; imposing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1281 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to certain violations of and offenses under The Securities Act; providing penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1319 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Relating to certain loans secured by a lien on residential real property and to other transactions involving residential real property; providing civil penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1320 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to the execution of written instruments relating to residential real estate transactions and deeds conveying residential real estate in connection with certain transactions involving residential real estate; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1353 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Relating to certain claims against persons licensed as real estate brokers and salespersons. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1415 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the suitability of certain annuity transactions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1450 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers and dealerships; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1524 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the payment and distribution of consumer assistance funds in an action by the attorney general. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1862 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to certain extensions of credit to consumers. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SCR 57 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Recalling H.B. No. 2277 from the house for further consideration. Signed by the Governor
SR 1259 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1320. Reported enrolled
HB 23 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to a residential landlord's disclosure of previous use of leased premises for manufacture of methamphetamine and related remedial action. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 24 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to restrictions on the prices of certain consumer goods and services during an abnormal disruption of the market. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 80 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of credit reporting bureaus; providing penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 194 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to use of a credit score by a business or lender. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 217 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of unsafe children's products in certain nonresidential child-care facilities. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 491 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to allowing customers to opt out of provider of last resort default service. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 521 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the contents of a receipt issued for payment of a good or service; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 523 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the contents of a receipt issued for payment of a good or service; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 654 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the prices of certain consumer goods and services during a declared state of disaster. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 840 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to rates charged by an electric utility or retail electric provider on acquisition by another electric utility or retail electric provider. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 972 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to inclusion on certain advertising documents of the license or certificate of registration number of certain individuals regulated by this state who solicit business in consumers' homes; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 981 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to consumer protection for and remedies available to a homebuyer whose home does not comply with certain warranties; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 1007 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the expiration of a stored value card. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1293 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the sale and marketing of life insurance and annuities. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1294 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain certifications, professional designations, and education requirements regarding the sale of life insurance and annuities. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1336 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the disclosure and increase of credit card interest rates and fees. House: Business & Industry No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1370 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the use of certain insurance policy forms in connection with a preferred provider benefit plan. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1388 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a fee charged by a consumer reporting agency for the placement, removal, or temporary lifting of a security freeze on the consumer file of certain elderly persons. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1478 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the reporting of information regarding debt incurred for necessary medical treatment. House: Business & Industry No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1771 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the reduction in value or abandonment of stored value cards. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1822 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the use of certain terms by certificated telecommunications utilities, retail electric providers, and electric utilities in retail bills, and to notice of expiration or price change for certain retail electric products. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1851 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to rental agreements. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1932 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to consumer labeling requirements for certain health benefit plans; providing penalties. House: Insurance Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1939 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the regulation of facilitators of tax refund anticipation loans. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1953 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the provision of video programming service to consumers. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1954 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the provision of Internet service to consumers. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 2129 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to a consumer's option to prevent the sale of the consumer's financial information by a financial institution; providing a civil penalty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2223 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to notice to certain homeowners regarding residential construction warranties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2309 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to reporting of certain information regarding foreclosure sales of residential real property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2672 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to restrictions on the automatic renewal of contracts. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2676 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to free trial offers on consumer goods and services. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2734 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to disclosure of credit scoring by insurers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2750 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the regulation of certain market conduct activities of certain life, accident, and health insurers and health benefit plan issuers; providing civil liability and administrative and criminal penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2761 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to notification requirements regarding foreclosure prevention assistance in connection with a home loan. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2851 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the right of certain entities to intervene in enforcement actions regarding market power abuse. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2925 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to protections provided by the Department of Agriculture for certain consumers; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 3155 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the expiration and abandonment of stored value cards. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3169 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to wireless telephone consumer protections. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3182 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to consumer protection for and remedies available to a homebuyer whose home does not comply with certain warranties; providing an administrative penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3186 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the collection and use of biometric identifiers. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3221 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to required notification before automatic premium payments may be increased. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3245 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to certain protections for customers in the restructured electric services market. House: State Affairs Point of order sustained
HB 3471 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to certain illegal pricing practices. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3538 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to certain prepaid funeral benefit contracts. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3539 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to prohibiting the use of opt-out notices by businesses to obtain the consent of consumers to transfer or share their personal identifying information. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3820 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the governance and disclosure requirements of electric cooperative corporations and the review of complaints of electric cooperative corporation members by the Office of the Attorney General. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3857 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to foreclosure of liens on real property and certain personal property owned by members or dependents of the military; providing a criminal penalty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 3959 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris Requiring certain information be provided to consumers with renewals of their homeowners insurance policy. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4312 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to providing protections to consumers of financial services. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services No action taken in subcommittee
HB 4347 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to adoption of a consumer bill of rights for insurance coverage obtained through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4385 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of fraud upon certain practitioners; creating an offense and providing criminal penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4526 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the disclosure of charges for motor vehicle repairs; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4663 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol Relating to the rights of victims of fraudulent financial schemes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 95 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to prohibiting the use of unsafe children's products in certain nonresidential child-care facilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 99 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to wireless telephone consumer protections. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 206 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the reporting of information concerning the rescission of health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 207 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to prohibition of certain business practices related to rescission of coverage under health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 428 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the requirement that retail electric providers give notice to customers before permanently ceasing to operate. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 468 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to requiring retail merchants to disclose certain merchandise return policies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 487 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to restrictions on the prices of certain consumer goods and services during an abnormal disruption of the market. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 627 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the liability of in-home service companies and residential delivery companies for negligent hiring. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 676 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to credit card marketing activities at postsecondary educational institutions. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 722 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to requiring counseling before closing certain home loans. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 767 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the authority of the attorney general to bring suit on behalf of individuals injured by unlawful practices in restraint of trade. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 815 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to consumer labeling requirements for and the provision of certain information concerning health benefit plans; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 824 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to privacy of wireless telecommunications customer information; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 977 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the reporting of information regarding debt incurred for necessary medical treatment. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 979 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to foreclosure sales of residential real property; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 980 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to reporting of certain information regarding foreclosure sales of residential real property. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1167 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of certain lending and loan origination practices in connection with home loans. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 1257 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain market conduct activities of certain life, accident, and health insurers and health benefit plan issuers; providing civil liability and administrative and criminal penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1518 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the regulation of tax refund anticipation loans. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1519 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the regulation of debt collection agencies; imposing criminal penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1708 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to information that must be included on prepaid calling cards. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1868 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of certain residential mortgage foreclosure consulting services; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 2089 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to protections provided by the Department of Agriculture for certain consumers; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2127 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to consumer protections for clients of exchange facilitators for tax-deferred exchanges of real property. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 2233 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the regulation of debt management service providers and a study regarding the business of consumer debt settlement. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2350 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the payment and distribution of consumer assistance funds in an action by the attorney general. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Finance
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 54 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the advertising, promoting, and conducting of certain live musical performances; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 59 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the management, security, and protection of personal information and governmental records; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 70 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to restrictions on the prices of certain consumer goods and services during an abnormal disruption of the market. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 71 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to counterfeit motor vehicle airbags; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 73 80-0 (2007) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the protection of customer telephone records; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 106 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to disclosure by a violent offender who operates an online business; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 248 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to use of a credit score by a business or lender. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 271 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to disclosure by a home seller of previous use of the home for manufacture of methamphetamine. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/08
HB 372 80-0 (2007) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the purchase of certain used motor vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 464 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to making a cash advance under a deferred presentment transaction in conjunction with another person. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 515 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the applicability of the Texas no-call list to campaign-related calls made using an automated telephone dialing system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 577 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to safeguards for certain customers of retail public utilities in the electric power market. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 648 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the authority of a debt collector to contact persons other than the debtor. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 661 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the protection of customer telephone records; providing a penalty. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 676 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the imposition of statutory damages against a debt collector or third-party debt collector for improper debt collection activities. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 736 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the Texas no-call list to campaign-related calls made using an automated telephone dialing system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 885 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to a consumer's option to prevent the sale of the consumer's financial information by a financial institution; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 901 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to a list of consumers who object to receiving by mail certain solicitations; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 906 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation of immigration assistance services; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 941 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the penalty for the fraudulent use or possession of identifying information. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1046 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to the prohibition on participating in the lending of credit by a credit services organization that assists a borrower in obtaining the credit. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 1057 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of a prepayment penalty for a home loan. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 1058 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to a credit card company's liability for the fraudulent use of unsolicited credit card checks sent by the company. House: Financial Institutions Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1170 80-0 (2007) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the regulation and limitation of liability of persons engaged in certain liquefied petroleum gas-related activities, including requirements concerning consumer safety notification. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 1236 80-0 (2007) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the imposition of a surcharge for use of a credit card for certain purchases. House: Financial Institutions No action taken in committee
HB 1344 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the regulation of refund anticipation loans; providing an administrative penalty. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1452 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the right of a person to obtain a free credit report. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 1479 80-0 (2007) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the regulation of retail rebates. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1555 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the correction of an error regarding the account of a credit card holder. House: Financial Institutions Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1581 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to charges by a consumer reporting agency for placing a security freeze on a consumer file. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 1615 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to an electronic fingerprint verification system used by a seller to confirm the age of a purchaser of certain products; providing a criminal penalty. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1662 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the authority of the attorney general to bring suit on behalf of individuals injured by unlawful practices in restraint of trade. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1674 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the use of information obtained by the attorney general through a civil investigative demand under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1676 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to a public awareness campaign concerning certain solicitations for the purchase of prescription drugs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1695 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1702 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to restrictions on the automatic renewal of contracts. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1905 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to provision of health care services by health maintenance organizations and preferred provider benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2002 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to notification to check verification entities that a customer is a victim of identity theft and the consequences of the notice. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2069 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the processing of consumer rebates. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2204 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to residential mortgage fraud; providing criminal penalties. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 2274 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to requiring counseling before closing certain high-risk loans. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 2329 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the creation of consumer report cards for the comparison of health care plans. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2334 80-0 (2007) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the regulation of credit reporting bureaus; providing penalties. House: Financial Institutions Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2396 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the regulation of consumer debt management services. House: Financial Institutions Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2397 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the authority of a debt collector to contact a person other than the debtor; providing a civil penalty. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 2616 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to utility bill payment protection for elderly or disabled persons. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 2623 80-0 (2007) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the cancellation of a dating service contract within a certain period after execution of the contract. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2721 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to consumer protection for and remedies available to a homebuyer whose home does not comply with certain warranties; providing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2761 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to requirements governing suitability in certain annuity transactions with consumers. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3064 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to registration and regulation of certain discount health plans; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3093 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to verification of a customer's zip code in a credit card transaction. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3424 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to certain requirements for businesses required to obtain a registration certificate or license from the secretary of state or another licensing authority. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3611 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the survival of actions brought under the Deceptive Trade Practices--Consumer Protection Act. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 3705 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the consumer protection authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas in relation to telecommunications and retail electric services. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3785 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to consumer rebates and requiring a person or company that offers a consumer rebate to provide the rebate to the consumer at the time of purchase. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3921 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain business transactions. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3959 80-0 (2007) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a security freeze on a consumer file maintained by a consumer reporting agency. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
SB 42 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the development of consumer information and protection policies and to purchasing by the Texas Lottery Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 219 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to the advertising, promoting, and conducting of certain live musical performances; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 222 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to a security freeze on a consumer file maintained by a consumer reporting agency. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 223 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a loss of computerized data or breach of computer security involving sensitive personal information. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 224 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a consumer's option to prevent the sale of the consumer's financial information by a financial institution; providing for civil liability. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 225 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to privacy of wireless telecommunications customer information; providing a civil penalty. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 253 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the advertising, promoting, and conducting of certain live musical performances; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 645 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Relating to a study of residential foreclosures in certain counties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 764 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the deceptive trade practice of charging exorbitant or excessive prices for fuel during a disaster. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 824 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the survival of actions brought under the Deceptive Trade Practices--Consumer Protection Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 856 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the prohibition on participating in the lending of credit by a credit services organization that assists a borrower in obtaining the credit. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 879 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the regulation of tax refund anticipation loans; imposing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 884 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the regulation of consumer debt management services. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 972 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to prohibiting the use of unsafe children's products; providing a civil penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 987 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to requiring counseling before closing certain complex loans. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1047 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the use of information obtained by the attorney general through a civil investigative demand under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1140 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the regulation and limitation of liability of persons engaged in certain liquefied petroleum gas-related activities, including requirements concerning consumer safety notification. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1223 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a public awareness campaign concerning certain solicitations for the purchase of prescription drugs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1252 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to an electronic fingerprint verification system used by a seller to confirm the age of a purchaser of certain products; providing a criminal penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1259 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to safeguards for certain customers of retail public utilities in the electric power market. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1355 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of consumer report cards for the comparison of health care plans. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1389 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the processing of consumer rebates. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1397 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to damages available to a consumer under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1465 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authority of the attorney general to bring suit on behalf of individuals injured by unlawful practices in restraint of trade. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1815 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the protection of customer telephone records; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1905 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the regulation of refund anticipation loans; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SCR 86 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 222. Signed by the Governor
HB 42 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to application of a payment under a credit card account. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 210 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the regulation of certain telemarketing calls. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 341 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to regulation of motor carriers transporting household goods. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 379 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the use of the credit score of a consumer who does not have debt for certain purposes; providing penalties. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 398 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the regulation of tax refund anticipation loans; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Financial Institutions Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 412 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the use of credit scoring and credit history by certain telecommunications and electric service providers. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 511 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the processing of consumer rebates. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 533 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the automatic renewal of contracts. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 555 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to safeguards for customers of retail public utilities in the electric power market. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 570 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the application of arbitration agreements to certain other agreements. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 672 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the disclosure of charges for motor vehicle repairs; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 695 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the prices of certain consumer goods and services during an abnormal disruption of the market. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 853 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the return of merchandise; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 891 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to motor vehicle airbags; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 955 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the regulation of financial businesses and practices; providing civil penalties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 1089 79-0 (2005) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to information provided by a creditor under a revolving credit account concerning payment of the balance amount. House: Financial Institutions Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1091 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to notice regarding rental car damage waivers. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1098 79-0 (2005) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to using the Internet to obtain identifying information of another person for a fraudulent purpose; providing a penalty. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1130 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the adoption of a privacy policy by a person who requires the disclosure of an individual's social security number; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1343 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the expiration or reduction in value of a gift certificate or gift card. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1351 79-0 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the installation, copying, or use of computer software for unauthorized purposes; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1430 79-0 (2005) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the installation, copying, or use of computer software for unauthorized purposes; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1490 79-0 (2005) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the regulation of credit reporting bureaus; providing penalties. House: Financial Institutions Meeting cancelled
HB 1527 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a breach in the security of a data system that includes another person's identifying information. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1547 79-0 (2005) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the form of the loan contract and related documents for a consumer loan. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1682 79-0 (2005) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to a breach in the security of a computerized data system that includes personal identifying information; providing a civil penalty. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1691 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the reduction in value of a gift card. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 1777 79-0 (2005) Author: King, Phil Relating to regulation of the electric power market and energy efficiency. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1796 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the regulation of consumer reporting agencies; providing penalties. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 1806 79-0 (2005) Author: Campbell, Scott Relating to prohibiting a person from requiring an individual to provide a social security number to obtain goods or services or enter into a business transaction; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1833 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to disclosures required for the creation of certain consumer contracts solicited by mail; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1854 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to requiring debt collectors to provide a copy of a dishonored check to certain consumers; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1855 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the deletion of certain electronic records concerning a customer who issues a check; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1870 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to a deceptive trade practice in connection with advertising for a household goods carrier. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1893 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to authorizing a consumer credit reporting agency to provide certain information if the information is needed to avoid a violation of federal law. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1919 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to notice in certain real property transactions concerning public improvement districts. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/06
HB 1983 79-0 (2005) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the automatic renewal of certain consumer contracts. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2013 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the extension of credit to a victim of identity theft. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2126 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to assistance of a deferred presentment transaction. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 2224 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to consumer access to health care information and consumer protection for services provided by or through hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers; providing penalties. House: Insurance No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2229 79-0 (2005) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to the automatic renewal of contracts for security services. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2445 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to service by water and sewer utilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2513 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to redemption of certain consumer rebates; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2553 79-0 (2005) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the publication of mobile service customer telephone numbers by commercial mobile service providers; providing a civil penalty. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2571 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to requirements for disclosing a consumer's personal information. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 2585 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the rates of and billing cycle used by a water and sewer utility. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2598 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to regulating the use and disclosure of social security numbers by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2810 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain inquiries relating to an applicant for individual health benefit plan coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2899 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to requiring a financial institution to notify check verification entities when a customer reports checks stolen; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2922 79-0 (2005) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to a deceptive trade practice of taking advantage of a disaster or abnormal disruption of the market. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2985 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to requirements for type size of provisions of a contractual agreement; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3030 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to personal identifying information contained in a consumer file maintained by a consumer reporting agency. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3142 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the standards for the collection, retention and dissemination of government video and audio surveillance information. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3188 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to provision of health care services by health maintenance organizations and preferred provider benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3212 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the extension of credit to a victim of identity theft. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 3277 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to health benefit plan coverage for persons engaged in risky activities. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3323 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the use by electric utilities of credit histories and credit scores in determining rates. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3421 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the regulation of retail rebates. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 71 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the prohibition of certain disclosures of a consumer's financial information. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 72 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to assistance of a deferred presentment transaction. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 76 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a consumer's option to prevent the disclosure of the consumer's financial information by a financial institution; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 99 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to the extension of credit to a victim of and to insurance coverage for identity theft. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 100 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to a security freeze on a consumer file maintained by a consumer reporting agency. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 193 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the publication of mobile service customer telephone numbers by commercial mobile service providers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 351 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the use of credit scoring and credit history by certain telecommunications and electric service providers. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 359 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to notice regarding rental car damage waivers. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 375 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to prohibiting the sale or use of unsafe children's products; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 617 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to certain lending practices in connection with a home loan. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 618 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to disclosures in connection with certain home loans; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 625 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to enforcement of certain consumer lending laws. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 674 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to limiting the use of customers' social security numbers by persons; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 675 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to agreements that waive the right to demand a jury trial. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 754 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the adoption of a privacy policy by a person who requires the disclosure of an individual's social security number. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 803 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to a deceptive trade practice of taking advantage of a disaster or abnormal disruption of the market. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 853 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to customer protection for customers of mobile service providers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 958 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the installation, copying, or use of computer software for unauthorized purposes; providing a penalty. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1030 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of tax refund anticipation loans; imposing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1057 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to protections for consumers in default on credit transactions involving manufactured homes; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1084 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of the attorney general to investigate and prosecute certain violations of law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1112 79-0 (2005) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to debt management services; providing a penalty. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1162 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to notice in certain real property transactions concerning public improvement districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1219 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requiring debt collectors to provide a copy of a dishonored check to certain consumers; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1222 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the deletion of certain electronic records concerning a customer who issues a check; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1479 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to deferred presentment transactions of certain military personnel or their spouses. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1738 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to consumer access to health care information and consumer protection for services provided by or through hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, and birthing centers; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 28 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the attorney general to prosecute certain offenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 52 79-1 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the development of consumer information and protection policies and to purchasing by the Texas Lottery Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 51 79-3 (2006) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to restrictions on the prices of certain consumer goods and services during an abnormal disruption of the market. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 106 79-3 (2006) Author: King, Phil Relating to the protection of customer telephone records; providing a penalty. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 176 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the contents of a receipt issued for payment of a good or service by debit or credit card; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Reported favorably as substituted
HB 277 78-0 (2003) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to the contents of a receipt or other document issued for payment by debit or credit card; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 470 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the labeling, advertising, and sale of halal foods; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 650 78-0 (2003) Author: Campbell, Scott
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the expiration or reduction in value of a gift certificate. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on intent calendar
HB 824 78-0 (2003) Author: Mercer, Ken Relating to the automatic withdrawal of payments on a home loan from a borrower's account. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 853 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to establishing a no offensive e-mail list; providing a penalty. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 936 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to a fee charged in connection with collection of a dishonored check. House: Financial Institutions No action taken in committee
HB 1224 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the amount of deposits that a financial institution may control. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 1489 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a consumer assistance program for health benefit plan consumers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1588 78-0 (2003) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to the disclosure of the expiration or reduction in value of a gift certificate. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1750 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to disclosure of price information in a written advertisement for certain communications services or equipment; providing a civil penalty. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 2138 78-0 (2003) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the use of certain electronic devices for the purpose of committing identity theft; providing criminal penalties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2200 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to restrictions on apartment owners in a condominium regime relating to club membership. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2392 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to actions brought under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2407 78-0 (2003) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the prevention of, and to assistance provided to certain victims of, identity theft; providing civil penalties. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 2409 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the disclosure of certain information held by a business offering check verification or check guarantee services. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2463 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the regulation of certain telecommunications and electric service providers and the enforcement of certain penalties. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 2530 78-0 (2003) Author: Laney, James Relating to application of law regulating sweepstakes to certain associations of airmen. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2805 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to regulation of casket sales. House: Business & Industry Posting rule suspended
HB 2851 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to products liability. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2934 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to consumer protection for and remedies available to a homebuyer whose home does not comply with certain warranties; providing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2949 78-0 (2003) Author: Hope, Ruben Relating to agreements that waive the right to demand a jury trial. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2972 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to financial literacy programs for consumers. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 3111 78-0 (2003) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to damages and certain other protections afforded to a consumer with regard to the action of a debt collector. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 3393 78-0 (2003) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to certain practices of debt collectors and credit bureaus. House: Financial Institutions Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3509 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the sale of service contracts. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures No action taken in committee
HR 1706 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 473. Reported enrolled
SB 183 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the liability of certain health care practitioners and veterinarians for prescribing approved drugs or devices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 213 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to the labeling, advertising, and sale of food in accordance with religious customs; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 235 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to a receipt or other document issued for payment by credit or debit card; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 299 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to certain privacy protections for consumer information included in the Texas no-call list. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 405 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al.
Relating to the prevention of, prosecution of, and punishment of identity theft and to assistance to certain victims of identity theft; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 473 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to assisting consumers to prevent and detect identity theft; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
SB 533 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to certain practices of debt collectors and credit bureaus. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 611 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to printing a social security number on an identification card or other identification device; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 625 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the amount of deposits that a financial institution may control. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 627 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to financial literacy programs for consumers. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 853 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Martinez Fischer, Trey
Relating to the disclosure of certain information by persons offering to aid homeowners in obtaining property tax refunds. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 943 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to an exemption from the private security law for persons who furnish certain information regarding a business or governmental entity. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 988 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to application of law regulating sweepstakes to certain associations of airmen. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1003 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to certain practices in connection with financing of a home. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1212 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to participation by the attorney general's consumer protection division and the award of civil penalties in an action under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1803 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Relating to certain licensing requirements and violations under the Texas Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
SR 1008 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 473. Reported enrolled
HB 38 78-1 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to an exemption from the private security law for persons who furnish certain information regarding a business or governmental entity. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 416 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to requiring drug wholesalers to provide certain information to the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 417 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to requiring drug manufacturers to provide certain information to the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 446 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses involving breaches of firearm safety. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 472 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the regulation of telemarketing solicitation; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 493 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to cancellation of certain consumer transactions. House: Business & Industry Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 678 77-0 (2001) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to collection and use of biometric identifiers; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 732 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to disclosure of price information in a written advertisement for certain communications services; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 918 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to ensuring reliable and affordable electricity. House: State Affairs Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 1034 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to disclosure of price information in a written advertisement for certain communications services or equipment; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 1116 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to establishing a maximum sales price for drugs sold to certain entities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1305 77-0 (2001) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to certain plans or operations involving gifts. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1514 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the operation of certain commercial enterprises. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1558 77-0 (2001) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the regulation of certain warrantors of vehicle protection products; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1692 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to customer protections applicable to certain electric utilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1816 77-0 (2001) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to continuation and functions of the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner and the regulation of certain financial businesses. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 1869 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the acquisition of manufactured homes through financing or other means and to persons associated with those acquisitions. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 2019 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to notice to personal automobile insurance policy holders of the consumer bill of rights published by the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2182 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al. Relating to certain sale-leaseback transactions subject to regulation; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2206 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to prepaid funeral contracts. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 2429 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the regulation of private child support enforcement agencies; providing a civil penalty. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2430 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to a consumer assistance program for health benefit plan consumers. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2478 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the regulation of deferred presentment transactions. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 2661 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to consumer protections relating to the provision of electricity. House: State Affairs Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2806 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to disconnection of natural gas service. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3125 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al. Relating to certain injuries or death, including injuries resulting from malicious conduct endangering public safety; providing penalties. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3238 77-0 (2001) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to false, misleading, or deceptive statements or representations in connection with a home loan. House: Financial Institutions No action taken in committee
HB 3239 77-0 (2001) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to home loan documents. House: Financial Institutions No action taken in committee
HB 3240 77-0 (2001) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to a charge for a product or service in connection with a home loan. House: Financial Institutions No action taken in committee
HB 3241 77-0 (2001) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to certain insurance and fees in connection with a home loan. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 3393 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the adoption and use of certain consumer information materials in Spanish regarding personal automobile insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3601 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the enforcement powers of the Texas Department of Health over food, drugs, devices, and cosmetics. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3602 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the hazardous substances law; providing penalties. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 327 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections in H.B. No. 1869. Signed by the Governor
SB 141 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to requiring disclaimers on certain advertisements that offer homestead designation services. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 244 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the regulation of telemarketing; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 317 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to continuation and functions of the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner and the regulation of certain financial businesses; providing a penalty. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 401 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to counseling in connection with a high cost home loan. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 560 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the regulation of certain consumer transactions involving real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 657 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to telephone solicitation; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 659 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to regulation of telephone solicitors. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 712 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Relating to the privacy of certain information provided by consumers to insurers and other related entities; providing a civil penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 714 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the regulation of certain warrantors of vehicle protection products; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 754 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to consumer protection for and remedies available to a homebuyer whose home does not comply with certain warranties; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 771 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to a consumers' guide for employers regarding health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Insurance
SB 775 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to requiring the seller of residential real property to disclose to the purchaser the location of certain commercial enterprises. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 957 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Relating to loss damage waivers in certain rental-purchase agreements. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1045 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the hazardous substances law; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1046 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the enforcement powers of the Texas Department of Health over food, drugs, devices, and cosmetics. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1757 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to a consumer assistance program for health benefit plan consumers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 235 76-0 (1999) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al. Relating to creating the Office of Natural Resource Public Interest Counsel; creating a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 410 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to home health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 537 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to telephone solicitation; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
HB 548 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to unauthorized charges on a bill for telecommunications services. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 552 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the protection of telecommunications and electric services customers. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 562 76-0 (1999) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to certain transactions subject to regulation as loans. House: Financial Institutions Subcommittee members named
HB 611 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to confidentiality of certain personal information provided by a customer to a business; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 637 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to requiring a seller of real property to deliver notice to the purchaser regarding the potential for annexation of the property. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 749 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the sale of certain items at a flea market; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 793 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to ensuring that customers receive reliable and affordable electric energy services with adequate consumer protections. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1533 76-0 (1999) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to certain practices relating to the use of attorneys by insurance claimants. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to s/c on Tech & Business by Pres.
HB 1629 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to providing notice of warranties applicable to a motor vehicle to a purchaser. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1729 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to telecommunications bills. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1730 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the protection of telecommunications and electric services customers; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2305 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to fees for use of an automated teller machine; providing a civil penalty. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 2418 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the creation of an independent consumer assistance ombudsman program for health insurance. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 2432 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David Relating to label requirements for certain sorghum seed. House: Agriculture & Livestock Tabled
HB 2523 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to home security system contracts. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 2537 76-0 (1999) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to warranty performance obligations applicable to certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2638 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the hazardous substances law; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3392 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to defenses available under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: Civil Practices Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3726 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to customer rights and customer protections to benefit consumers of electric energy. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 47 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to customer authorization of telecommunications products and services. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 86 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the protection of telecommunications and electric services customers; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Electric Utility Restructuring - Special
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 94 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to home health services; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 120 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to telephone solicitation; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 130 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to certain unfair practices by insurers and certain related entities regarding preferred providers of health care. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 155 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick
Relating to a limitation on the amount charged for parking in connection with a special event; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 167 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to requiring a seller of real property to deliver notice to the purchaser regarding the potential for annexation of the property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/00
SB 436 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to a disclosure required in certain offers by mail to purchase mineral or royalty interests. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 437 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew | et. al. Relating to blocking the receipt of certain calls by telephone solicitors. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 485 76-0 (1999) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the definition of prepaid funeral benefits. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 904 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to creating the Office of Natural Resource Public Interest Counsel; creating a criminal penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1424 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the creation of a consumer assistance ombudsman program for health insurance consumers. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1516 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the regulation of telecommunications services of commercial mobile service providers. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1533 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to the hazardous substances law; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1633 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the sale or exchange of items at a flea market; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1775 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the regulation of certain providers of service contracts; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 109 75-0 (1997) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to construction contract provisions, construction trust funds, and the creation of and management policies applicable to a construction account created to hold funds associated with a construction contract; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 118 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al. Relating to increased civil penalties for deceptive trade practices against elderly consumers. House: Civil Practices Considered in Calendars
HB 381 75-0 (1997) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to warranties and warranty claims concerning farm, industrial, or outdoor power equipment. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 423 75-0 (1997) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to repair of motor vehicles covered under insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 503 75-0 (1997) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to repair of motor vehicles covered under insurance policies and to civil remedies for unfair competition or practices in the business of insuring motor vehicles against damage. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 595 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to development of a statewide consumer guide for senior citizens. House: Human Services Subcommittee members named
HB 617 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to fees for use of an automated teller machine. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 734 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to development of a statewide consumer guide for senior citizens. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 878 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to warranties for certain devices or equipment used in assisting a person with disabilities to perform daily functions or activities. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1009 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to a long distance carrier authorized to serve a subscriber; providing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1099 75-0 (1997) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the creation of a rating system and consumer report cards for the comparison of health care plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1131 75-0 (1997) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation by the attorney general of an environmental hotline. House: Environmental Regulation Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1210 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to establishing a home buyer education program. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1509 75-0 (1997) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al. Relating to the development of a restructured competitive electricity market. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1665 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to disclosure of the location of certain subsurface conditions by a person who is selling unimproved real property to be used for residential purposes. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1807 75-0 (1997) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to ensuring that customers receive reliable and affordable electric energy services. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1982 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to change of a customer's telecommunications provider; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1983 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to consumer information about pricing and production of electricity. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2150 75-0 (1997) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the repeal of the exemption of professional services from liability under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2548 75-0 (1997) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to a checking account for low-income consumers. House: Financial Institutions Subcommittee members named
HB 2593 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the voluntary labeling of the nonuse of a certain substance used in dairy production; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2595 75-0 (1997) Author: King, Tracy Relating to notice of service connections provided by certain utilities. House: Natural Resources Subcommittee members named
HB 2771 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the registration of and reporting by charitable organizations; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 2772 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the registration and reporting by commercial solicitors and restrictions on charitable solicitation. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 2947 75-0 (1997) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to fees relating to certain bank and credit accounts. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 2966 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to consumer telephone calls made by a telephone solicitor. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2967 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to fees for use of an automated teller machine. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 3036 75-0 (1997) Author: Smithee, John Relating to service contracts sold by a manufacturer or seller of the property covered by the service contract. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3167 75-0 (1997) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to change of a customer's telecommunications provider. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 3184 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to the requirement that the toll-free telephone number operated by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners be posted in a physician's office. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 27 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the regulation of persons that provide consumer credit information to third parties; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 241 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to construction contract provisions, construction trust funds, and the creation of and management policies applicable to a construction account created to hold funds associated with a construction contract; providing criminal penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 253 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra | et. al.
Relating to the selection of telecommunications utilities by customers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 273 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Relating to development of a statewide consumer guide for senior citizens and to coordination of state activities relating to aging; authorizing a study relating to long-term health care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 281 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to development of a statewide consumer guide for senior citizens. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 387 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the use of a rating system and consumer report cards to compare certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Considered in Calendars
SB 684 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the development of a restructured competitive electricity market. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1007 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Hirschi, John
Relating to increased civil penalties for deceptive trade practices against elderly consumers. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1008 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to limitations on long distance service charges and related disconnections of service. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1261 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to fees for use of an automated teller machine. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1284 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to regulation of new or renovated bedding; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1527 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to establishing a home buyer education program. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1599 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a checking account for low-income consumers. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1721 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce Relating to ensuring that customers receive reliable and affordable electric energy services. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1913 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the application of insurance law to certain service contracts and asset management contracts. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 148 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Relating to consumer protection for unfair competition and unfair practices for the business of insurance. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 274 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan | et. al. Relating to increased civil penalties for deceptive trade practices against elderly consumers. House: Civil Practices Coauthor Authorized
HB 471 74-0 (1995) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to requiring a seller of real property to provide the purchaser a notice disclosing the condition of the property. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 668 74-0 (1995) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to civil remedies for deceptive, unfair, or discriminatory practices and certain related consumer claims. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 722 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to liability for false disparagement of perishable food products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 776 74-0 (1995) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the acceptance of certain federal funds by the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 946 74-0 (1995) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the disclosure at the sale of real property of information concerning the imposition of ad valorem taxes on the property. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 979 74-0 (1995) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to notice and cure provisions required for a defaulting purchaser under a contract for deed; and to requirements for a contract for deed transaction in certain counties. House: Business & Industry Meeting cancelled
HB 1280 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to certain acts of unfair discrimination in the business of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1347 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the registration and reporting by commercial solicitors and restrictions on charitable solicitation. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1423 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to unfair methods of competition or unfair or deceptive acts or practices in the business of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1469 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to false claims made with certain state governmental entities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1601 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the registration of and reporting by charitable organizations; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1764 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the licensing of certain residential contractors; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1766 74-0 (1995) Author: King, Tracy Relating to persons subject to regulation as telephone solicitors. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1853 74-0 (1995) Author: Smithee, John Relating to certain unfair or deceptive acts or practices under the Insurance Code. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1868 74-0 (1995) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the registration of and certain charges made by motor vehicle repair facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1869 74-0 (1995) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the period of a motor vehicle warranty. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1905 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to enforcement of a motor vehicle warranty. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken in committee
HB 1973 74-0 (1995) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to the development and implementation of a computer database to reduce fraud and abuse in the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2027 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the regulation of tanning facilities; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2252 74-0 (1995) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to the requirement that the toll-free telephone number operated by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners be posted in a physician's office. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2272 74-0 (1995) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to disclosure by a used car dealer of the consideration the dealer paid for a used car; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2520 74-0 (1995) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the sale of certain motor fuel; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2541 74-0 (1995) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to disclosure of certain records of a financial institution. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 2622 74-0 (1995) Author: Cook, John Relating to the regulation of certain consumer credit practices; providing that certain violations are actionable. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 2667 74-0 (1995) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to access by a patient or prospective patient to information regarding certain criminal convictions of a physician. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2771 74-0 (1995) Author: Wolens, Steven | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to pyramid promotional schemes; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2809 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to the enforcement of standards established for the treatment of persons in nursing and convalescent homes and providing for the accountability of persons who violate such standards. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2824 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to suits against certain real estate agents and brokers under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2825 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to suits against certain certified public accountants under the Deceptive Trade Practices Act. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2834 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to retaliatory action by landlords against tenants. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3000 74-0 (1995) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to information related to criminal activity, fraud, material misrepresentation, or nondisclosure in connection with an insurance transaction. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3001 74-0 (1995) Author: Averitt, Kip Providing for a penalty for certain fraudulent activity in the business of insurance. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3025 74-0 (1995) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Relating to the creation of the office of public interest advocate of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3107 74-0 (1995) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to making crematory services more available, affordable and competitive. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3129 74-0 (1995) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to inspection of automatic checkout systems; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
SB 26 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al. Relating to civil remedies for deceptive trade practices. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 142 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to fair access to certain insurance coverage. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 214 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to increased civil penalties for deceptive trade practices against elderly consumers. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 336 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to notice and cure provisions required for a defaulting purchaser under a contract for deed and to requirements for and loans associated with a contract for deed transaction in certain counties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 489 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to the disclosure of certain information by a person licensed to sell real estate. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/96
SB 558 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to construction contract provisions, construction trust funds, and the creation of and management policies applicable to a construction account created to hold funds associated with a construction contract; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 570 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy | et. al.
Relating to the confidentiality of complaint information in the possession of the Health Professions Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 602 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Relating to the development and implementation of a computer database to reduce fraud and abuse in the Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 811 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to liability for false disparagement of perishable food products. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1029 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to persons subject to regulation as telephone solicitors. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1030 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the prosecution of telemarketing fraud and to the granting of concurrent jurisdiction to the attorney general to prosecute telemarketing fraud offenses. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1214 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to the registration of and reporting by charitable organizations; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1216 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the registration and reporting by commercial solicitors and restrictions on charitable solicitation. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1307 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David To prohibit pyramid promotional schemes and to provide a penalty for promotion and participation in such schemes. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1308 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David Relating to telephone solicitations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1359 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the Office of Natural Resource Public Interest Counsel. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1445 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Siebert, Bill
Relating to transfer of title to a motor vehicle, procurement of a copy of a motor vehicle certificate of title, the collection and administration of the motor vehicle sales tax, and certain disclosures that must be made to the purchaser of a motor vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/96
SB 1451 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the disclosure of installment payment plan options to consumers purchasing certain motor vehicle insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1468 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the regulation of certain consumer credit practices; providing that certain violations are actionable. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1679 74-0 (1995) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the notice the seller of an interest in coastal area property is required to furnish the purchaser. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Withdrawn from calendar
HB 121 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the creation of an offense involving sales of tickets to certain events; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 306 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the creation of an offense involving sales of tickets to certain events; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 364 73-0 (1993) Author: Clemons, Billy
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to the regulation of telephone solicitation; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 373 73-0 (1993) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis | et. al. Relating to products liability. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 511 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the disclosure of information about certain musical performances; providing civil penalties. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 668 73-0 (1993) Author: Denton, Betty | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain persons who resell tickets; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 813 73-0 (1993) Author: Marchant, Ken
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the regulation of certain consumer credit transactions; providing civil penalties. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 845 73-0 (1993) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the application of and choice of law or arbitration under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 983 73-0 (1993) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to disclosure of certain information in the sale or lease of real property. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1081 73-0 (1993) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to a seller's duty to disclose the condition of real property to a purchaser. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/94
HB 1130 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the disclosure of certain information before the sale or lease of real property. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Calendars
HB 1151 73-0 (1993) Author: Marchant, Ken | et. al. Relating to the withdrawal of excess earnings on prepaid funeral contracts. House: Investments & Banking Considered in Calendars
HB 1157 73-0 (1993) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to certain notices required for a used passenger car being offered for sale; providing a penalty. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 1623 73-0 (1993) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to motor vehicle installment sales. House: Investments & Banking Considered in Calendars
HB 1908 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to outdoor treatment notification standards for structural pest control. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1935 73-0 (1993) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to the authority of the consumer credit commissioner and to the regulation of certain consumer credit practices; providing penalties. House: Investments & Banking Referred to Investments & Banking
HB 2032 73-0 (1993) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to increased civil penalties for deceptive and fraudulent practices against elderly consumers. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 2127 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the definition of interest; certain penalties for receipt of interest in an amount that produces a rate in excess of the maximum rate; agreements to pay interest in an amount that produces a rate in excess of the maximum rate; determinations whether the amount of interest received produces a rate in excess of the maximum rate; determinations of the amount of interest received; contracting for, charging, or receipt of time price differentials; the enforceability of agreements to pay prepayment premiums; and expenses that may be charged and received in connection with making, renewing, or extending certain loans. House: Investments & Banking Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2195 73-0 (1993) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to variable interest rates in negotiable instruments. House: Investments & Banking Considered in Calendars
HB 2238 73-0 (1993) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to payment of fees for registration or licensing. House: Investments & Banking Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2283 73-0 (1993) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the registration of and financial reporting by charitable organizations and to the prohibition of deceptive practices in the solicitation of contributions. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 2284 73-0 (1993) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the registration and bonding of and financial reporting by persons soliciting for charitable organizations and to the prohibition of deceptive practices in the solicitation of contributions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 2326 73-0 (1993) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to labeling of passenger vehicles with notice of bumper strength. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2401 73-0 (1993) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the labeling of raw, fresh, or frozen fruits, vegetables, and meats that are produced in a foreign country; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Referred to Agriculture & Wildlife Management
HB 2436 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to protecting public drinking water supplies. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2490 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to unfair business practices by a gas utility and its affiliate. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2499 73-0 (1993) Author: Marchant, Ken
Sponsor: Montford, John | et. al.
Relating to prepaid funeral services or merchandise. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2602 73-0 (1993) Author: Shields, John Relating to consumer protection for unfair competition and unfair practices for the business of insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 2648 73-0 (1993) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to a requirement that certain telephone directories contain information to increase public awareness of state government services. House: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
HB 2661 73-0 (1993) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to contracts for dating services. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 4 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to products liability. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 47 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David Relating to requiring certain information to be printed on a practitioner's prescription pad before the prescription may be dispensed. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 293 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the regulation of telephone solicitation; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 307 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of an offense involving certain sales of tickets to events; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 325 73-0 (1993) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense involving certain sales of tickets to certain events; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 438 73-0 (1993) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to a seller's duty to disclose the condition of real property to a purchaser. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 463 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of certain persons who resell tickets; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn by the Author
SB 558 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to food labeling requirements under the Texas Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 560 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to correction of a reference in law to the name of the former United States Bureau of Animal Industry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 561 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Glaze, Bob
Relating to licensing exemptions for wholesale distribution of prescription drugs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 562 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to civil, criminal, and administrative penalties under the Texas Food, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Salvage Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 564 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Glaze, Bob
Relating to the licensing of wholesale device distributors under the Texas Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 565 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Glaze, Bob
Relating to the licensure of food manufacturers and wholesale food distributors. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 595 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the disclosure of certain information before the sale or lease of real property. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 696 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to unfair business practices by a gas utility and its affiliate. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 802 73-0 (1993) Author: West, Royce Relating to certain notices required for a used passenger car being offered for sale; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Meeting cancelled
SB 1041 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to protecting public drinking water supplies; creating offenses and providing fees and penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1075 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to payment of fees for registration and licensing under Title 79, Revised Statutes. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1133 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the consumer credit commissioner and to the regulation of certain consumer credit practices; providing penalties. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1209 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to prepaid funeral services or merchandise. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1277 73-0 (1993) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Combs, Susan
Relating to increased civil penalties for deceptive and fraudulent practices against elderly consumers. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1323 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to prepaid funeral services or merchandise. Senate: Economic Development Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1333 73-0 (1993) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the creation of an offense involving sales of tickets to certain events; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1400 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the payment of interest on certain escrow accounts held by financial institutions. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SCR 95 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Withdrawing Senate Bill No. 696 and House Bill No. 2490 from consideration and commending all parties involved in the compromise. Senate: Economic Development Tabled in committee
HB 6 72-0 (1991) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to deceptive trade practices. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to special subcommittee
HB 37 72-0 (1991) Author: Hudson III, Samuel
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple | et. al.
Relating to prohibited practices concerning taxicab fares; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 244 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to the operation of pawnshops. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in subcommittee
HB 297 72-0 (1991) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the interest rate on certain credit card balances. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 579 72-0 (1991) Author: Culberson, John Relating to deceptive trade practices and consumer protection. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 634 72-0 (1991) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to use of identification information in connection with payment by credit card or check in consumer transactions; providing criminal penalties. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 712 72-0 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to State Board of Insurance authority to prohibit collection of information concerning the credit worthiness of insurance applicants of insureds. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 758 72-0 (1991) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the prohibition of sales transactions in which a price discount is offered or provided to a buyer who pays by cash instead of by credit card. House: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 792 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to certain information to be included in a utility's notice of its intent to change rates. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 794 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the regulation of debt collectors; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 798 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the disclosure of information about certain musical performances; providing civil penalties. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 811 72-0 (1991) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the use of credit card information; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Commerce Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1031 72-0 (1991) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the regulation of telephone solicitation; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1032 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to certain commercial transactions. House: Business & Commerce Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1193 72-0 (1991) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to prohibiting certain claim settlement practices by casualty insurers. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 1258 72-0 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce | et. al.
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Relating to the authority of the Consumer Credit Commissioner, the regulation of certain consumer credit practices, and the regulation of pawnshops; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1293 72-0 (1991) Author: Price, Albert Relating to adoption of the Texas Legal Consumer Protection Act; creating the Board of Legal Consumer Protection; providing penalties; making an appropriation. House: Government Organization Laid on table subject to call in s/c
HB 1307 72-0 (1991) Author: Arnold, Bill Relating to the charging of usurious interest. House: Financial Institutions 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Calendars
HB 1533 72-0 (1991) Author: Larry, Jerald Relating to the authority of the Consumer Credit Commissioner and to the regulation of certain consumer credit practices; providing penalties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 1752 72-0 (1991) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the revision of the terms of an agreement for an open-end account or a revolving account. House: Financial Institutions Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 2131 72-0 (1991) Author: Larry, Jerald Relating to requiring nutritional information on the label of a package containing a manufactured food product; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2425 72-0 (1991) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to unfair business practices by state-regulated public utility companies and their affiliates; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2527 72-0 (1991) Author: Hill, Anita | et. al. Relating to the regulation of consumer telephone calls; providing civil penalties and injunctive relief. House: Business & Commerce Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2532 72-0 (1991) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the disclosure of the sales price and related information involved in a transfer of real property. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 2659 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to notice required under the Deceptive Trade Practices - Consumer Protection Act. House: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 2671 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to certain practices employed for the collection of a debt. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 2802 72-0 (1991) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to certain duties of the Consumer Credit Commissioner. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 297 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to deceptive trade practices. Senate: Economic Development Postponed in committee
SB 531 72-0 (1991) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the prohibition of sales transactions in which a price discount is offered or provided to a buyer who pays by cash instead of by credit card. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 617 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the regulation of telephone solicitation; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 690 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the regulation of residential telephone solicitation; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 1065 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to the expansion of the powers of the consumer credit commissioner to regulate the operation of pawnshops and to the regulation of certain advertisement and lending practices. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1169 72-0 (1991) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to the regulation of consumer telephone calls; providing civil penalties and injunctive relief. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/92
SB 1458 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to waiver of payment of certain insurance deductibles. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
SB 1542 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John Relating to the disclosure of the sales price and related information involved in a transfer of real property. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1568 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the labeling of raw, fresh, or frozen fruits, vegetables, and meats that are produced in a foreign country; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1615 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to certain commercial transactions. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
HB 27 72-1 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to safety requirements regarding the use of certain toxic household products. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 54 72-1 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the application of, notice under, and choice of law or arbitration under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 31 72-2 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the application of, notice under, and choice of law or arbitration under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 22 71-0 (1989) Author: Clemons, Billy | et. al. Relating to the regulations of persons who in connection with the sale of goods or services offer prizes or gifts and/or solicit participation in sweepstakes or contests. House: Business & Commerce Laid on the table subject to call
HB 23 71-0 (1989) Author: Clemons, Billy | et. al. Relating to the regulation of timeshare interests and providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Laid on the table subject to call
HB 65 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the protection of credit payment device numbers; providing a penalty. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 179 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the application of consumer protection statutes to certain entities and transactions. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 290 71-0 (1989) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the interest rate on certain credit card balances. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 293 71-0 (1989) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the labeling of raw, fresh, or frozen fruits, vegetables, and meats that are produced in a foreign country; providing penalties. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to subcommittee
HB 419 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to ingredient information about wine manufactured, processed, or bottled in Texas. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to Liquor Regulation
HB 437 71-0 (1989) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to estimates for automobile repairs. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 576 71-0 (1989) Author: Oakley, Keith | et. al. Relating to the regulation of telephonic solicitors; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 938 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the prohibition of the requirement by a business that a credit card be presented for the acceptance of a check; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 948 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Patricia
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the penalty for charging more than twice the amount of interest allowed by state usury law. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Motion withdrawn
HB 965 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to deceptive trade practices and consumer protection. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 966 71-0 (1989) Author: Gavin, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to receivership for and liquidation of insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 972 71-0 (1989) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the penalty for the offense of tampering with a consumer product and to the creation of the offense of threatening to tamper with a consumer product. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1021 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the form and effect of a loan agreement. House: Financial Institutions No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1129 71-0 (1989) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the division of consumer protection and the public counsel for matters relating to insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1209 71-0 (1989) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to acceptance of a check by certain businesses. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1450 71-0 (1989) Author: Connelly, Barry
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the regulation of credit services organizations. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1799 71-0 (1989) Author: Harrison, Dudley Relating to the obligation of an electric utility to serve certain customers. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1804 71-0 (1989) Author: Perry, Rick Relating to unfair sales practices; providing penalties. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1849 71-0 (1989) Author: Blair, Fred
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Relating to the availability of consumer information in a pharmacy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1893 71-0 (1989) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to the sale of checks; providing penalties. House: Financial Institutions No action taken in committee
HB 1934 71-0 (1989) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to the prohibition of certain advertising to provide credit or credit related services; and providing a penalty. House: Financial Institutions 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1989 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Richard Relating to a seller's duty to disclose the condition of real property to a purchaser. House: Business & Commerce Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2014 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to the regulation of telephone solicitation; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2020 71-0 (1989) Author: Pierce, George
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to certain documents necessary for the transfer of title to a motor vehicle; providing a criminal penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2205 71-0 (1989) Author: Culberson, John Relating to readable language in certain insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2328 71-0 (1989) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Public Insurance Counsel. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2412 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to a central information file relating to credit reports; providing a penalty. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 2433 71-0 (1989) Author: Wallace III, Ralph
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to identification of bank facilities. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 2503 71-0 (1989) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to enforcement of laws governing prepaid funeral contracts; providing penalties. House: Financial Institutions Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 2537 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to the exclusion of partnership and corporations from the definition of consumer. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2621 71-0 (1989) Author: Price, Albert Relating to express warranties applicable to new motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2660 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the sale of certain paintings; providing a criminal penalty. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 2745 71-0 (1989) Author: Pierce, George
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to giving a bond to secure the issue of a certificate of title to a motor vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2774 71-0 (1989) Author: Connelly, Barry
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the regulation of residential service companies. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2891 71-0 (1989) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to collection of criminal information by the consumer credit commissioner concerning individuals involved in consumer credit. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2928 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the authority of the consumer credit commissioner to enforce laws relating to certain consumer credit businesses. House: Financial Institutions 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2929 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the net assets requirement for certain consumer credit businesses. House: Financial Institutions 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2961 71-0 (1989) Author: Shea, Gwyn Relating to advertising, price quotes, and charges of automobile rental companies. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 3021 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to prohibited practices concerning taxicab fares; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Criminal Justice
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 3022 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to notice of a telephone number taxicab passengers may use to comment on service; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 3026 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to layaway plans. House: Business & Commerce Withdrawn from schedule
SB 224 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Hudson, David
Relating to written material that state law requires to be set out in boldface or boldfaced print. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 263 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Relating to receivership for and liquidation of insurance companies. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 413 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the form and effect of a loan agreement. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 415 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Public Insurance Counsel. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Pending in committee
SB 437 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to deceptive trade practices and consumer protection. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 442 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie
Sponsor: Clemons, Billy
Relating to the regulation of timeshare interests; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 578 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to a seller's duty to disclose the condition of real property to a purchaser. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 792 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Relating to certain documents necessary for the transfer of title to a motor vehicle; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 974 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to unfair sales practices; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1001 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Wallace III, Ralph
Relating to identification of bank facilities. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1007 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to enforcement of laws governing prepaid funeral contracts; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 1041 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the authority of the consumer credit commissioner to enforce laws relating to certain consumer credit businesses. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1042 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the net assets requirement for certain consumer credit businesses. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1073 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to the sale of checks; providing penalties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1077 71-0 (1989) Author: Leedom, John Relating to advertising, price quotes, and charges of automobile rental companies. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1096 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the obligation of electric utilities to provide service to certain electric consumers. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1203 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to the prohibition of certain advertising to provide credit or credit related services; and providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1252 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to payments by or to physicians, hospitals, of health care entities for the purpose of soliciting or securing patients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Pending in committee
SB 1254 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to attorney general enforcement of certain consumer protection provisions of the Insurance Code. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1255 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to enforcement and penalties for violation of the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1555 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the labeling of raw, fresh, or frozen fruits, vegetables, and meats that are produced in a foreign country; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Agriculture
SB 1568 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Renaming the public interest advocate and the office of public interest of the Texas Water Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1617 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the establishment of a civil process to assist in the prevention of insurance fraud. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1642 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the regulation of residential telephone solicitation; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1695 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Clemons, Billy
Relating to the regulation of persons who in connection with the sale of goods or services offer prizes or gifts and solicit participation in sweepstakes or contests; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1799 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the establishment of a civil process to assist in the prevention of insurance fraud. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
HB 14 71-1 (1989) Author: Warner, Larry Relating to the Deceptive Trade Practices Act referral removal. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 15 71-1 (1989) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to products liability actions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 78 71-1 (1989) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to warning signs required on certain pay telephones. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 41 71-1 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to products liability actions. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 19 71-2 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the power of the consumer credit commissioner to regulate under the Texas Pawnshop Act. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 165 71-4 (1990) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to a buyer protection plan offered by a credit card issuer. House: Financial Institutions Coauthor authorized
HB 85 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to layaway plans. House: Business & Commerce Pending in subcommittee
HB 96 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the identification of a caller using an automatic dial announcing device. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 109 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the creation of an offense involving commercial telephone solicitation. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 289 70-0 (1987) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to the penalty for the offense of tampering with a consumer product and to the creation of the offense of threatening to tamper with a consumer product. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left as pending business in comm.
HB 855 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Jim
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the regulation of manufactured housing, to the regulation of persons engaged in the manufactured housing business, to the attachment of tax liens on manufactured housing, and to the protection of consumers of manufactured housing. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2070 70-0 (1987) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the remedies available to a person aggrieved by certain business practices, and the procedures applicable to invoking those remedies. House: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
HB 2176 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the purchase and disposition of crafted precious metals. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2244 70-0 (1987) Author: Shea, Gwyn Relating to the creation, operation, and regulation of risk retention groups and purchasing groups. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2534 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the application of consumer protection statutes to certain entities and transactions. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
SB 464 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Relating to the regulation of health spas. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 700 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to discontinuance of utility service. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 741 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to required disclosures in certain credit applications and advertisements. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Meeting canceled
SB 820 70-0 (1987) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation of the manufacture and sale of certain foods. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 910 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the period for payment on a health spa contract. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1228 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to the sale of American Indian arts and crafts and turquoise; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1288 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the definition of and civil penalties for a false, misleading, or deceptive act or practice. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1412 70-0 (1987) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the removal of certain entities and transactions from the coverage of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 35 69-0 (1985) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the regulation of health spa services; providing criminal and civil penalties and enforcement proceedings, and providing private actions for damages. House: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 132 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Carlyle Defining unsolicited telephone calls and providing for their regulation; providing for the creation of the Texas Telephone Solicitation Ethics Council and for the appointment of council members; prescribing the duties and powers for the council members and the council and the manner in which the jurisdiction and power conferred herein shall be exercised; and amending all other laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 385 69-0 (1985) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the regulation of going out of business sales; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 389 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the protection of obligors in certain open-end accounts; providing a penalty. House: Financial Institutions 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 390 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the prohibition of the requirement by a business that a credit card be presented for the acceptance of a check; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 398 69-0 (1985) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the regulation of real estate time-shares; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Coauthor authorized
HB 637 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the enforcement of warranties on new motor vehicles. House: Transportation 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 845 69-0 (1985) Author: Blanton, Bill Relating to interest charges for retail purchases under a lender credit card agreement. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 899 69-0 (1985) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the notice of changes under certain credit agreements. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 920 69-0 (1985) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the assignability and survival of certain causes of action brought by consumers for deceptive trade practices. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1040 69-0 (1985) Author: Hudson, David Relating to real estate sales promotion; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1313 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to installment transactions involving professional services. House: Business & Commerce Considered by s/c in formal meeting
HB 1558 69-0 (1985) Author: Blanton, Bill Relating to a surcharge for use of a credit card. House: Financial Institutions 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1871 69-0 (1985) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to regulation of membership camping resorts; providing penalties. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2145 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to information supplied in connection with a credit application; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2240 69-0 (1985) Author: Granoff, Al
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to restraining orders under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 34 69-0 (1985) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Relating to the regulation of health spa services; providing criminal and civil penalties and enforcement procedures, including injunctions; providing private actions for damages. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 749 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Granoff, Al
Relating to restraining orders under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act, as amended (Section 17.41 et seq., Business & Commerce Code); amending Subsection (a), Section 17.47, Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act, as amended (Chapter 17, Business & Commerce Code). House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 931 69-0 (1985) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to civil penalties for certain trade practices that are deceptive or that violate an injunction or restraining order. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1214 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the rights of the elderly and cases actionable under the Deceptive Trade Practices Consumer Protection Act by private persons and the Attorney General. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1353 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Blanton, Bill
Relating to a surcharge for use of a credit card. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 256 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to layaway plans. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 318 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to prepaid funeral services and merchandise. House: Financial Institutions Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 699 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the consumer warning regarding the potential danger of formaldehyde used in manufactured housing. House: Business & Commerce Coauthor authorized
HB 704 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the manufacture and resale of certain building materials that contain urea formaldehyde and the sale of residences containing that substance. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
HB 737 68-0 (1983) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the protection of obligors in certain open-end accounts. House: Financial Institutions Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 791 68-0 (1983) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the maximum rates of interest or time price differential that may be charged in a credit card transaction. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 897 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to the protection of consumers and regulation of manufactured housing. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 979 68-0 (1983) Author: Price, Albert Relating to express warranties applicable to new motor vehicles. House: Transportation Coauthor authorized
HB 1438 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the removal of certain businesses from treatment as a consumer under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 2029 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to notice, settlement, damages, and attorneys' fees in claims of misrepresentation or unfair competition in the business of insurance. House: Insurance Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2115 68-0 (1983) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to proof of identity of a person offering personal property as security for a loan; records of proof of identity. House: Financial Institutions Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 160 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to creation of the offense of tampering with a consumer product including food or drugs; defining offenses and providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 239 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Relating to the authority of the attorney general to sue to restrain or enjoin violations of certain consumer protection laws. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 668 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the clarification of violations of consumer protection acts relating to debt collection and home solicitation transactions as deceptive trade practices. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 1021 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the regulation of credit practices. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 1028 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to civil penalties for certain practices that are deceptive or that violate an injunction or restraining order. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1258 68-0 (1983) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the regulation of certain business and insurance transactions under Subchapter E, Chapter 17, Business & Commerce Code. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
HB 766 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to penalties for violation of the Deceptive Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act which can be recovered by the State and to the limitations period for actions brought by the State. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 802 67-0 (1981) Author: Elizondo, Paul Relating to requirements for plain language usage in consumer agreements. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1211 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Carlyle Relating to an administrative class action regarding unfair claims settlement practices by insurers. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 1393 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to consumer fraud. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1574 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the regulation of certain business and insurance transactions and practices and to consumer remedies. House: Judiciary Coauthor withdrawn
HB 1798 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the application of the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act to certain business entities. House: Employment Practices Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 2030 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to the labeling of reconditioned motor oil. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 2101 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to certain motor vehicle repairs. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
SB 90 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to penalties for violation of the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
SB 619 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the waiver of certain provisions of the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act, as amended, by certain consenting business concerns or consumers. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 670 67-0 (1981) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the regulation of certain business and insurance transactions and practices and to consumer remedies. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 756 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to certain motor vehicle repairs. Senate: Economic Development No action taken
SB 885 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to consumer fraud, its prevention, and providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 1253 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to written notice of claim of deceptive trade practices, settlement of claim, damages and attorneys fees of deceptive trade practices under the insurance code. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 174 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to bond for the construction of a swimming pool. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 186 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to certain sales of television receivers that are not equipped with interference filters. House: Business & Industry Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 187 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the measure of damages that may be recovered in certain cases of fraud. House: Judiciary Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 311 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Luther Relating to damages, fees, and costs recoverable in certain consumer actions. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Business Practices
HB 322 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to irrevocable prepaid burial contracts. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 345 66-0 (1979) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to damages recoverable by certain defendants in consumer actions. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Business Practices
HB 642 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to disclosures required of auto repair dealers. House: Business & Industry Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 744 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Danny Relating to the regulation of certain business and insurance practices. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Business Practices
HB 949 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to enforcement of the Deceptive Trade Practices - Consumer Protection Act by the attorney general and by district and county attorneys. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 962 66-0 (1979) Author: Browder, Jim
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to regulation of residential service companies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 1371 66-0 (1979) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of the sale of toys and other articles that present electrical, mechanical, or thermal hazards and that are intended for use by children; changing penalties. House: Health Services Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1584 66-0 (1979) Author: Bode, Mary Jane Relating to the regulation of certain acts and practices in the health club business. House: Business & Industry Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 1601 66-0 (1979) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to the regulation of pay toilets for public use. House: Business & Industry Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1656 66-0 (1979) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to revolving lines of credit available from certain creditors; regulating, authorizing and limiting certain loan contract requirements, provisions and practices; regulating and limiting interest rates; providing for penalties. House: Financial Institutions Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1921 66-0 (1979) Author: Brown, Albert "Al"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to repeal of the law regulating the sale, distribution, and possession of oleomargarine. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 101 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to special packaging for certain hazardous household substances; providing for special packaging standards to be established by the Texas Board of Health; providing criteria for such standards; providing for adoption of federal standards and for certain exemptions; providing for conventional packaging under certain conditions; providing procedures for the adoption of substantive and procedural rules; providing for examination and investigations; providing penalties for violation; and providing an effective date. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Considered by committee in formal meeting
SB 102 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to certain regulatory authority of the Texas Department of Health and to designation of certain toys and other articles intended for use by children as hazardous substances. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 357 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Hill, Danny
Relating to the regulation of certain business and insurance transactions and practices and to consumer remedies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 769 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the regulation of certain acts and practices in the health club business. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 811 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Relating to certain loans and extensions of credit; regulating, authorizing, and limiting certain loan contract requirements, provisions, and practices; regulating and limiting interest rates; providing for enforcement by the consumer credit commissioner; providing for penalties; and declaring an emergency. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 955 66-0 (1979) Author: Harris, O.H. Amended, by adding a new paragraph numbered 6 to provide that such Section shall not apply to certain warranties and agreements, and declaring an emergency. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 979 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub"
Relating to the financing of certain credit transactions. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 1013 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Amending the Texas Mobile Homes Standards Act. Senate: Human Resources Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1039 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to the regulation of contracts for dance studio lessons; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1263 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the financing of certain credit transactions; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Economic Development Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 36 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Relating to a written warranty for a consumer product. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1393 65-0 (1977) Author: Hill, Danny Relating to certain definitions in, the relief and defenses available under, and to the intent of the legislature regarding the construction of certain provisions of, Subchapter E, Chapter 17, Business and Commerce Code. House: Business & Industry Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1439 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to a bond for the construction of a swimming pool. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1761 65-0 (1977) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to enforcement of the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act by the attorney general and by district and county attorneys. House: Judiciary Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1925 65-0 (1977) Author: Gilley, Smith Relating to certain reservations for lodging at a hotel or inn. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1961 65-0 (1977) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the civil liability and penalties for contracting for, charging or receiving certain interest, time price differential or other charges and for failing to perform certain duties in consumer credit transactions. House: Financial Institutions Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2002 65-0 (1977) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to the interest rates applicable to commercial transactions. House: Financial Institutions Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 2043 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike To regulate procedures in non-class actions. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 2106 65-0 (1977) Author: Coleman, Ronald Relating to consumer product safety; creating the Texas Consumer Product Safety Commission to regulate product safety; prescribing civil and criminal penalties; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 84 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to actions commenced by district attorneys and county attorneys concerning deceptive trade practices. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably
SB 260 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the regulation of deceptive and unlawful trade practices in the repair of motor vehicles; forbidding the disclaimer of warranty against defects in materials and workmanship for repair of motor vehicles; requiring certain disclosures relating to warranties, price estimates, and work performed on a motor vehicle; prohibiting certain acts and omissions by automotive repair facilities and providing certain civil penalties; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources

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