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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HCR 179 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh Requesting the Governor's Office of Economic Development and Tourism to conduct a study on the promotion of Employee Stock Ownership Plans in Texas. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2196 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the establishment of a seaport preliminary studies grant program. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3360 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the Economic Incentive Oversight Board. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3641 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the promotion of the cruise industry in this state by the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office. Filed
HB 3650 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the promotion and development of the cruise industry in this state. House: Texas Ports, Innovation & Infrastructure, Select Left pending in committee
SB 1816 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the spaceport trust fund and the disposition of the balance of that fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 26 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to state economic development measures, including administration of the Texas Enterprise Fund, creation of the Economic Incentive Oversight Board and the governor's university research initiative, abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and renaming the Major Events trust fund to the Major Events Reimbursement Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 29 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the funding of certain activities related to the commercialization of emerging technologies. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 302 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the creation of a certificate program to promote travel to and throughout this state; authorizing fees. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 1860 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the creation of a grant program to provide money for security at certain major events; authorizing fees. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 1984 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the aerospace and aviation office of the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office and to the aerospace and aviation advisory committee. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1987 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of the governing body of a school district to waive or reduce the new jobs creation requirement under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3613 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to a Pan American Games trust fund, an Olympic Games trust fund, a Major Events trust fund, a Motor Sports Racing trust fund, and an Events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events, and to the abolishment of the special event trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 458 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to the aerospace and aviation office of the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office and to the aerospace and aviation advisory committee. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 633 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to certain event trust funds and the abolishment of the special event trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 636 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of a task force to evaluate recreational use of rivers. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1219 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to a combined online application for persons applying for certain state and local economic development incentives. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1358 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission and strategic planning regarding military bases and defense installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1972 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the creation of a grant program to provide money for security at certain major events; authorizing fees. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 664 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the creation of an entrepreneur-in-residence program in the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1308 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to certain economic development programs administered by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Postponed
HB 1956 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification pilot program for adults 19 to 50 years of age. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2061 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to a tax credit for investment in certain communities; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing a fee. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2101 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to maintenance and operation of travel information centers by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2271 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to an annual hurricane damage mitigation week. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2355 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to a study comparing the business environments of Texas and Louisiana. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3039 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to financing programs and activities related to rural economic development; authorizing a fee. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3190 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to economic development incentives for firearm and ammunition manufacturers. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing No action taken in subcommittee
HB 3424 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to maintenance and operation of travel information centers by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3591 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to state funding to support economic development; providing for the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3853 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the promotion of Texas energy products, services and technologies in the global marketplace. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3854 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the promotion of Texas products and services in the global marketplace. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3856 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to building workforce skills to compete for trade-related jobs, business opportunities and investment. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 931 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to tax credits for investments in economically distressed communities. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1141 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification pilot program for adults 19 to 50 years of age. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1214 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to certain economic development programs administered by the Department of Agriculture. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 269 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 2870 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
SB 2 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to certain economic and workforce development programs through which employers may receive grants and subsidies. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 763 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the designation of certain areas as banking development districts to encourage the establishment of financial institution branches in those areas. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 826 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of certain programs for rural economic development. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 988 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a cybersecurity, education, and economic development council. House: Technology
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1179 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education and other obsolete provisions of law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2546 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4133 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the creation of the Texas Export Financial Assistance Guarantee Program. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1014 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
HB 3694 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the enterprise zone program. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 893 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to access to funds appropriated for statewide adult education programs. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1663 79-0 (2005) Author: Blake, Jr., Roy Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas Certified Retirement Community Program. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 96 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the provision on the Internet of forms and permit or license information by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1499 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the telecommunications infrastructure fund, including the administration of the fund. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 275 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Relating to the abolition of the Texas Department of Economic Development and the transfer of certain of its functions and the functions of the Texas Aerospace Commission to the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office; to the establishment, operation, and funding of the Texas Economic Development Bank; and to the administration and operation of certain economic development programs; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Economic Development
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1265 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the abolition of the Texas Department of Commerce, and the consolidation of economic development and tourism activities from the Texas Department of Commerce and other agencies into the Office of Economic Development and Tourism and a public-private effort called "Partnership Texas." Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee

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