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HB 88 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to an unlawful employment practice by an employer whose leave policy does not permit an employee to use leave to care for the employee's foster child. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 360 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to leave policy and procedures for state employees. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 397 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 398 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to certain benefits paid by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 578 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to certain leave policies for state employees. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 629 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to leave for certain veterans obtaining medical and mental health care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 656 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to employment leave for certain family or medical obligations; imposing an assessment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 718 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to family care leave for certain employees; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 829 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to leave for certain veterans returning to state employment. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 830 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to parental leave for certain state employees. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1163 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to eligibility for membership and funding of benefits for certain law enforcement, custodial, and other peace officers. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 1194 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to long-term care insurance for state employees. House: Pensions Considered in Calendars
HB 1526 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the provision of certain state benefits to certain peace officers and certain active and retired employees of community supervision and corrections departments. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2289 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas of certain employees convicted of certain offenses. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 2810 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of overtime pay in the computation of benefits for members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 3015 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to vacation leave time accounts for firefighter employee organizations. House: Urban Affairs Received from the House
HB 3041 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3066 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to certain benefits and protections for military service members. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective immediately
HB 3158 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the retirement systems for and the provision of other benefits to police and fire fighters in certain municipalities. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 3483 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to requiring certain employers to provide paid leave to employees; authorizing administrative penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 4178 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to disclosure of certain health care costs and shared savings between certain health benefit plans and state employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4234 85-0 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 73 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to leave policy and procedures for state employees. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 191 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, disciplinary, college and career readiness, and developmental activities of the employee's child or grandchild. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 218 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 652 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas of certain employees convicted of certain offenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 820 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to leave for state employees who are foster parents or prospective foster parents. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1366 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to eligibility for membership and funding of benefits for certain law enforcement, custodial, and other peace officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1394 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the calculation of longevity pay for state judges and justices. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1638 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to waiver of a political subdivision's governmental immunity for certain employment benefit claims. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1752 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to authorizing certain municipalities to establish defined contribution plans to provide retirement benefits to certain employees. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1772 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to vote; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1935 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to disclosure of certain health care costs and shared savings between certain health benefit plans and state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2190 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the public retirement systems of certain municipalities. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 391 85-1 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana | et. al. Relating to employee rights and protections; providing a civil penalty. Filed
HB 58 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to an unlawful employment practice by an employer whose leave policy does not permit an employee to use leave to care for the employee's foster child. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 60 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to firefighters and emergency medical technicians who bring certain claims for benefits or compensation. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 339 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to leave for certain veterans returning to state employment. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 408 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the retirement benefits for certain elected state officials. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 437 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to eligibility to participate in health benefit programs for certain state employees reemployed after military service. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 442 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to assignment of certain death benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 445 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to providing notice of the availability of paid leave for military service to public officers and employees. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 532 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 577 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to pay, benefits and requirements for state active duty service members. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 701 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to certain benefits paid by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 1149 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 1780 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 1797 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to coverage for certain individuals under certain health benefit plans offered to governmental employees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2037 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to compensation and leave for certain peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2068 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to automatic employee participation in and administration of a deferred compensation plan provided by certain hospital districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2123 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to participation of the state military forces in the state group benefits program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2275 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the authority of certain university systems to provide benefits to certain qualified individuals. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2348 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Relating to nondiscrimination against physicians in payment for telephone consultation services. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2390 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to civil liability arising from an employee wellness program. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2537 84-0 (2015) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to an employee's right to leave to care for a sibling with a serious health condition. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2572 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the firefighters' relief and retirement fund in certain municipalities. House: Pensions Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2608 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to municipal control of certain public retirement systems established for the benefit of municipal employees. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 2643 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to parental leave for certain state employees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2836 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to longevity pay for certain state employees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2873 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 2974 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3476 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the provision and reimbursement of, or benefits for, home telemonitoring services, telemedicine medical services, and telehealth services under Medicaid and certain health benefit plans provided to certain retired public employees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3897 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to contributions to, benefits from, membership in, and the administration of systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Postponed
HB 4118 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to requiring employers who choose not to purchase workers' compensation insurance coverage from an insurance carrier to provide certain employee benefits; providing an administrative violation; creating a criminal offense. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
SB 40 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to leave for junior college district or university system employees who are physically assaulted while on duty. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 640 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to automatic employee participation in and administration of a deferred compensation plan provided by certain hospital districts. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1085 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, disciplinary, college and career readiness, and developmental activities of the employee's child or grandchild. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1273 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the rights of an employee who is a victim of domestic violence. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1330 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to injury leave for certain peace officers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1355 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to compensation and leave for certain peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Corrected comm. report printed & distributed
SB 1773 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the retirement benefits for certain elected state officials. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1834 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to participation in the state group benefits program by a member of the Texas National Guard called to protect the border. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1939 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to contributions to, benefits from, membership in, and the administration of systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1940 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to undertake a study of health benefit plans administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1941 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to service credit and benefits under and funding requirements for the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 175 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 231 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to suspending Employees Retirement System of Texas annuity payments for employees who return to work for the state. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 364 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain employees of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 418 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to leave for certain veterans returning to state employment. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 472 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 480 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the use of sick leave by state employees who are attending educational activities of their children. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 498 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana | et. al. Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 531 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 609 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to participate in the retirement systems of certain municipalities. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 649 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan | et. al. Relating to tax reimbursement for businesses that refuse to comply with certain federal health care coverage requirements based solely on the religious convictions of the owners of the businesses; authorizing tax refunds and credits. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 651 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the number of hours certain employees must work to be eligible to participate in the Texas Municipal Retirement System. House: Pensions No action taken in committee
HB 667 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to an unlawful employment practice for an employer whose leave policy does not permit an employee to use leave to care for the employee's foster child. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 896 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to allowable transfers to the Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission of proceeds from the taxes on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 952 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to assignment of certain death benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1065 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the right of an employee who is a victim of a crime to time off from work to attend court proceedings related to that crime. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1091 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to firefighters and emergency medical technicians who bring certain claims for benefits or compensation. House: Urban Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1369 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1568 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the accreditation status and eligibility for funding under the Foundation School Program of a district that knowingly violates the Texas Constitution. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1577 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from a public retirement system of public officers or employees convicted of certain offenses. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 1578 83-0 (2013) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to a leave of absence for certain state employees who are donating adult stem cells. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1955 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the employment of domestic workers and hotel workers; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2035 83-0 (2013) Author: Vo, Hubert
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the shared work unemployment compensation program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2127 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the eligibility of certain employees of public institutions of higher education to participate in a state group benefits program. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2136 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to contributions to certain fire and police pension funds. House: Pensions Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2249 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the provision of lifetime income benefits under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2395 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to certain benefits paid by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2509 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the business leave time account for a police officer employee organization in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2727 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to consistency of venue for benefit disputes. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2924 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to military leave time accounts for police and fire departments. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 3310 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to requirements for employers who do not obtain workers' compensation insurance coverage under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3435 83-0 (2013) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to certain credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for service in the Texas State Guard. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 3829 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to participate in the retirement systems of certain municipalities. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
SB 54 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to leave for junior college district or university system employees who are physically assaulted while on duty. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 396 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain employees of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 442 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Farias, Joe
Relating to leave for certain veterans returning to state employment. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 443 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Orr, Rob
Relating to leave for reserve law enforcement officers for required training. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 446 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to allowable transfers to the Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission of proceeds from the taxes on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 547 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Farney, Marsha
Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 919 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the shared work unemployment compensation program. Senate: Economic Development Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1020 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requirements for employers who do not obtain workers' compensation insurance coverage under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1055 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the eligibility of certain employees of public institutions of higher education to participate in a state group benefits program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1077 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the provision of lifetime income benefits under the workers' compensation system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1133 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to contributions to certain fire and police pension funds. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1895 83-0 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 46 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to compensatory time off for certain employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 387 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 749 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to county law enforcement officer civil service systems; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 755 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to eligibility of certain dependents for coverage under the state employee group benefits program. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 917 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 1057 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to business leave time for certain municipal firefighters and police officers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1178 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to employment protection for members of the state military forces and specialty license plates for female members of the armed forces. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1253 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to certain modifications of a health benefit plan. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1362 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the insurance coverage provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1475 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to longevity pay for judicial staff counsel and assistant public defenders. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1492 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the authority of certain university systems to provide benefits to certain qualified individuals. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1606 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the designation of a qualified transportation benefit as a supplemental optional benefits program for state employees by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Considered in Calendars
HB 1766 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the insurance coverage provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1827 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1961 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to provision of workers' compensation medical benefits to a peace officer or firefighter injured in the line of duty; providing an administrative violation. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2088 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to suspension of payment of certain income benefits under the workers' compensation system for failure to submit to a designated doctor examination. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2089 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the resolution of overpayment or underpayment of income benefits under the workers' compensation program. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2228 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2300 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2506 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to creating defined contribution retirement plans for persons eligible to participate in the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2532 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the interest of a governmental entity in a life insurance policy insuring the life of an employee or retired employee of the governmental entity. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2653 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the contractual revocation of pension benefits of certain public employees convicted of an offense. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2720 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to unpaid furloughs for state employees. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2844 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the supervision of certain people convicted of a criminal offense and to the organization and operation of certain correctional entities. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3081 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to suspending Employees Retirement System of Texas annuity payments for employees who return to work for the state. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3084 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the retirement benefits for certain members and annuitants of the employee class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3195 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to compensatory time off for certain state employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3229 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the right of an employee who is a victim of a crime to time off from work to attend court proceedings related to that crime. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3354 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the administration of and benefits payable by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and to certain domestic relations orders. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3355 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to purchase of service credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3373 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to state contribution to the cost of certain dependents' participation in the group benefits program for state employees and their dependents. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3501 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to school district personnel. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3745 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the participation of certain retirees under the proportionate retirement program in the Texas Public School Employees Group Benefits Program. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HCR 82 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker to create a joint interim committee to study the benefits, including health insurance, retirement programs, and other benefits, of active and retired state employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HCR 99 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker to create a joint interim committee to study the benefits, including health insurance, retirement programs, and other benefits, of active and retired state employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 64 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the right of an employee who is a victim of a crime to time off from work to attend court proceedings related to that crime. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 547 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to provision by a health benefit plan of prescription drug coverage specified by formulary and to notice to an enrollee of a modification in a small or large employer health benefit plan. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 859 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to small and large employer health group cooperatives and to employer contributions to individual health insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1174 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to provision of workers' compensation medical benefits to a peace officer or firefighter injured in the line of duty; providing an administrative violation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1536 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to retirement under public retirement systems for employees of certain municipalities. Senate: State Affairs Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1664 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of and contributions to and benefits from the systems and programs administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 1667 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the administration of and benefits payable by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and to certain domestic relations orders. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1668 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to purchase of service credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1737 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to accrual and use of leave of absence for certain training or duty, including military training or duty, by public employees and officers. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 202 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the guaranteed benefits of a public school educator. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 462 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to the use of personal leave by a public school employee. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 476 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 560 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to injury leave for peace officers injured by an intoxicated driver of a motor vehicle or boat. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 615 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 781 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the Electra Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 878 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the Sweeny Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 879 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the Sweeny Hospital District. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1005 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the ability of an employee to participate in certain school-related activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 1122 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Relating to the amount of the franchise tax incentive for certain small employers that provide health care benefits to employees. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1176 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the insurance coverage provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1177 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the eligibility of certain peace officers and firefighters for legislative leave. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1246 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the provision of a preference in certain governmental purchasing decisions for vendors or contractors that provide health care benefits or equivalent health savings benefits to employees. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1303 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to continued health insurance coverage for eligible survivors of certain public servants killed in the line of duty. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1490 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al. Relating to injury leave and related benefits for certain state peace officers injured in the course of performance of duty. House: Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1554 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the pension retirement system in certain municipalities for firefighters and police. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1568 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to authorizing an exemption from tuition and fees charged by a junior college district for employees of the district. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1573 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to a requirement that a recipient of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund provide a health benefit plan for its employees. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1636 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the accrual of vacation and sick leave for certain state employees on a military leave of absence. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 2092 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to paid leave time for a peace officer to attend certain education and training programs. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 2111 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to supplemental benefits to certain annuitants of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2113 81-0 (2009) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the holidays for members of fire and police departments in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2407 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to participation in the group benefits program by certain retired state employees and their dependents. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2413 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the business leave time account for a police officer employee organization in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2442 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the limitation on paid leave for state employees at health and human services agencies pending a criminal history background check. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2453 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the availability and continuation of certain health benefit plan coverage. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2454 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to a one-time supplemental annuity payment by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2455 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to a one-time supplemental annuity payment by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2508 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the sheriff's department civil service commission appointments in certain counties. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2910 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to notice of the leave policies of a school district to district employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3047 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to compensation provided by state agencies to employees who elect to purchase a bus pass. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3071 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to benefits for members and veterans of the United States armed forces and the state military forces. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3631 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to compensation of certain state employees. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3712 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to compensatory time off for public security officers employed by the Department of Public Safety and police communications operators employed by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4099 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to authorizing payment to FSLA-exempt and FSLA-nonexempt state employees for unused compensatory time accrued during a disaster declared by the governor under Section 418.014, Government Code. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 60 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the right of an employee who is a victim of a crime to time off from work to attend court proceedings related to that crime. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 71 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the limitation on paid leave for state employees at health and human services agencies pending a criminal history background check. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 522 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the use of personal leave by a public school employee. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 648 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 649 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the ability of an employee to participate in certain school-related activities of the employee's child. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 687 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to injury leave and related benefits for certain state peace officers injured in the course of performance of duty. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 833 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Relating to the accrual of vacation and sick leave for certain state employees during a military leave of absence and to the eligibility of military service members to hold state office. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
SB 872 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to continued health insurance coverage and financial assistance for eligible survivors of certain public servants killed in the line of duty. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1340 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the holidays for members of fire and police departments in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1358 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to optional annuity increases for certain retirees and beneficiaries of the Texas Municipal Retirement System. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1474 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to compensation for certain emergency services personnel. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1628 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the pension retirement system in certain municipalities for firefighters and police. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1946 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to business leave time accounts for firefighter employee organizations in certain municipalities. House: Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1987 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the Electra Hospital District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 2298 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to compensation of certain state employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 2358 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the guaranteed benefits of a public school educator. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2567 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to state fiscal matters; providing the authority to issue bonds; providing civil penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 752 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 753 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1004 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the right of an injured employee to time off from work for treatment of a compensable injury; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1392 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1691 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers in certain municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2059 80-0 (2007) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work if the employee or the employee's child is a victim of family violence or a violent felony offense. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2153 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school-related activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2184 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Record vote
HB 2241 80-0 (2007) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the work hours of and compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2365 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to financial accounting and reporting for this state and political subdivisions of this state. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2597 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to allowing state employees and employees of a public junior college to receive payment for a portion of accrued vacation or sick leave at a discounted rate. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2726 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain benefits consortiums. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3016 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the guaranteed benefits of a public school educator. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 641 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to employee leave from work to address family violence situations. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 817 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the use of personal leave by a public school employee. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1352 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to prohibiting a local mental health or mental retardation authority or an affiliate of an authority from providing certain services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 299 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain activities of the employee's child. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 426 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school activities of the employee's child; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 430 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the employee's child. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 547 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to minimum personal leave for faculty members at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 641 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers and detention officers in certain municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 722 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to contract requirements for contracts entered into between superintendents and independent school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 771 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers and detention officers in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1428 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to injury leave and related benefits for certain state peace officers injured in the course of performance of duty. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1750 79-0 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the right of certain employees who are crime victims to time off from work; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2088 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to service and disability benefits for certain state-employed fire fighters. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2390 79-0 (2005) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the establishment of an employee welfare benefit plan by certain private educational institutions. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2457 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the entrance requirements, base pay, and longevity pay in certain municipalities for a police officer who has previous experience as a police officer. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2866 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2935 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to assigning a mentor teacher to a first year classroom teacher. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2941 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to compensation of insurance agents. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2943 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to including pension and other postemployment benefits in the computation of rates for electric utilities. House: Pensions & Investments Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2947 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the compensation of insurance agents. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2973 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to eligibility for benefit replacement pay. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2976 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the benefits and compensation of retired state employees who return to state employment. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 3008 79-0 (2005) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the amount of longevity and hazardous duty pay for certain state employees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 41 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain activities of the employee's child. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 281 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers in certain municipalities and counties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 315 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to minimum personal leave for faculty members at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 996 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the use of personal leave by a public school employee. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1345 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Berman, Leo
Relating to the amount of emergency leave granted by state agencies to state employees on unpaid military leave. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1355 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to requiring a contractor to provide health insurance to its employees as a condition of eligibility for the award of certain state contracts. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1447 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to including pension and other postemployment benefits in the computation of rates for electric utilities. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1448 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the applicability of certain laws relating to portability of certain health benefit coverage provided to school district employees. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1574 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the benefits and compensation of retired state employees who return to state employment. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1601 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the entrance requirements and longevity pay in certain municipalities for a police officer who has previous experience as a police officer. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1739 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the establishment of an employee welfare benefit plan by certain private educational institutions. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 8 79-2 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to public education and public school finance matters; imposing criminal penalties. House: Public Education Reform, Select
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 50 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the employee's child. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 89 78-0 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to a leave of absence for certain state employees who are donating an organ, bone marrow, or blood. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 174 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to benefits for members of the state military forces called to active state duty. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 322 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to the use of sick and annual leave benefits by a state employee who sustains a compensable injury. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 355 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the employee's child. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 356 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school activities of the employee's child; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 459 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to annual vacation leave accrual for state employees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 622 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to business leave time accounts for police officer employee organizations in certain municipalities. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1626 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to use of personal leave by school district employees. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1640 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the work hours of and compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1970 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a legislative leave time bank for fire fighters and police officers in certain municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2102 78-0 (2003) Author: Wong, Martha Relating to sabbaticals for experienced public school teachers. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2366 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the rights and benefits of noncontract employees in school districts having an enrollment of at least 100,000 students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2400 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to military leave and military leave time accounts for certain municipal fire fighters and police officers. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2641 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to minimum personal leave for faculty members at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2642 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers and detention officers in certain municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2730 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers in certain municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3069 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to teacher personal leave. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 3361 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank | et. al. Relating to state employee military leave. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Laid on the table subject to call
SB 33 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain activities of the employee's child. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 37 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to personal leave for employees of the Texas School for the Deaf. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 75 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to child-care services for certain low-wage employees. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 149 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to a leave of absence for certain state employees who are donating an organ, tissue, bone marrow, or blood. Senate: Government Organization Co-author authorized
SB 886 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a legislative leave time bank for peace officers and firefighters. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1029 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers in certain municipalities and counties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1288 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick
Relating to military leave and military leave time accounts for certain municipal firefighters and police officers. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1289 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the work hours of and compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1669 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Corte, Frank
Relating to military leave for certain public employees. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1747 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to minimum personal leave for faculty members at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1800 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Corte, Frank | et. al.
Relating to state employee military leave. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1880 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to benefits for members of the state military forces called to active state duty. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Left pending in committee
HB 55 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain activities of the employee's child. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 568 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to annual vacation leave accrual for state employees. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 696 77-0 (2001) Author: Telford, Barry | et. al. Relating to programs and systems administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 758 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain activities of the employee's child. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 856 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school activities of the employee's child; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 877 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the benefits provided to the surviving spouse and minor children of certain public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1043 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to participation and credit in, contributions to, and benefits and administration of the Texas Municipal Retirement System. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1109 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to unemployment compensation contributions by certain employers of domestic workers. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1113 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to legislative leave time accounts for police officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1242 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to participation and credit in, contributions to, and benefits and administration of the Texas County and District Retirement System. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1254 77-0 (2001) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the extension of uniform group benefits for political subdivisions to certain affiliated service contractors. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1259 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the compensation received by peace officers commissioned by the Department of Public Safety who are required to work on certain holidays. House: Appropriations Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1299 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the pooling of sick leave by county employees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1545 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the operation, regulation, administration, and financing of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1616 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to suspending crime victims' compensation payments otherwise paid to a person imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1761 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the employee's child. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Record vote
HB 1774 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the use of sick or annual leave before receiving workers' compensation benefits by an employee of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1798 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the rights and benefits of non-contract employees in school districts having an enrollment of at least 100,000 students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1882 77-0 (2001) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to service credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for accumulated personal or sick leave. House: Pensions & Investments Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 1969 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to benefits for certain disabled peace officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2025 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann Relating to paid leave for peace officers and firefighters in certain municipalities who are injured in the line of duty. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2029 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the application of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act to employment by an Indian tribe. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2080 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to community service leave for state agency employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2157 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to service credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for accumulated personal or sick leave. House: Pensions & Investments Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 2194 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to benefits for certain disabled peace officers and county jailers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2199 77-0 (2001) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to service credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for accumulated personal or sick leave. House: Pensions & Investments Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 2268 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to minimum personal leave for faculty members at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2341 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to legislative leave for certain sheriff's department employees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Tabled in committee
HB 2373 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to life insurance, disability insurance, and pension benefits provided to volunteer firefighters by volunteer fire departments. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2623 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to personal leave for noncontract employees in school districts having an enrollment of at least 200,000 students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2706 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to a legislative leave time bank for certain peace officers and firefighters. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2860 77-0 (2001) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al. Relating to youth-related volunteer activity leave for state agency employees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3187 77-0 (2001) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to youth-related volunteer activity leave for state agency employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3226 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to injury leave for certain state employees injured in the course of performance of duty. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3445 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to state employment practices. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3471 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to tax-exempt benefits for county employees. House: Pensions & Investments Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3603 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the paid leave and the return to duty for certain municipal peace officers and firefighters in certain circumstances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 188 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to paid leave for a state employee who is an emergency medical services volunteer. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 255 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to injury leave for certain state employees injured in the course of performance of duty. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 292 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Telford, Barry
Relating to programs and systems administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas and to certain other public retirement systems. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 363 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to a leave of absence for certain state employees who are donating an organ, bone marrow, or blood. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 453 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the use of sick or annual leave before receiving workers' compensation benefits by an employee of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 474 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to service credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for accumulated personal or sick leave. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 522 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to participation and credit in, contributions to, and benefits and administration of the Texas Municipal Retirement System. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 523 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to participation and credit in, contributions to, and benefits and administration of the Texas County and District Retirement System. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 609 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the compensation received by peace officers commissioned by the Department of Public Safety who are required to work on certain holidays. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 744 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to certain fully insured multiple employer welfare arrangements. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 802 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to tax-exempt benefits for county employees. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 850 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Tillery, Dale
Relating to benefits for certain disabled peace officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 964 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a legislative leave time bank for fire fighters and police officers in certain municipalities and counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1011 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a minimum personal leave program for faculty members at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1066 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred
Relating to the state employee incentive program. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1137 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to unemployment compensation contributions by certain employers of domestic workers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1253 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to legislative leave for certain sheriff's department employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1465 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the operation, regulation, and administration of public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1615 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to youth-related volunteer activity leave for state agency employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1714 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a legislative leave time bank for peace officers and firefighters. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 47 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to payment for overtime work by fire fighters in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 93 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to payment for overtime work by fire fighters and police officers in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 387 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to longevity pay for part-time state employees. House: Appropriations Referred to subcommittee
HB 1620 70-0 (1987) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to employee insurance and other benefits and to allotment for school districts; amending the Education Code by adding Section 13.910 and amending Section 16.101; amending Subsection (b) of Section 1 of Article 3.51, Insurance Code, as amended. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1945 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to hazardous duty and longevity pay for certain state law enforcement officers. House: Public Safety Record vote
HB 1999 70-0 (1987) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to authorization for the Texas Employment Commission to provide information and technical assistance regarding child day care for public and private employees. House: Labor and Employment Relations Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 2019 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson, David Relating to the authority of certain governmental entities to make deductions from employees' salaries to purchase annuities or investments for the employees. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2096 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to the right of employees of political subdivisions to designate a part of their earned income for transfer to organizations or agencies of their own choosing. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2109 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the legislative leave taken by certain fire fighters or police officers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2463 70-0 (1987) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the right of unpaid parental leave for employees of the state of Texas; employment protection and maintenance of benefits for those exercising the right; including prohibition of coercion of those exercising the right; and providing for enforcement. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
SB 551 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to church benefit plans and church benefits boards. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1280 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the right of unpaid parental leave for employees of the State of Texas and providing for enforcement. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 97 69-0 (1985) Author: Hudson, David Relating to leave for teachers for observance of religious holy days. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 555 69-0 (1985) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Relating to the transfer of leave time by firefighters or policemen to the head of employee association. House: Urban Affairs Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
HB 566 69-0 (1985) Author: Hudson, David Relating to leave for teachers for observance of religious holy days. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 677 69-0 (1985) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to the payment of hazardous duty pay and longevity pay to law enforcement and certain other employees of various state agencies. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Public Safety
HB 706 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to insurance and other employee benefits for school district employees. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1461 69-0 (1985) Author: Gavin, John Relating to the compensation, leave and work accounting records of the members of the State Board of Insurance and decision making by the State Board of Insurance with respect to matters within its quasi-judicial jurisdiction. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2003 69-0 (1985) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to legislative leave for fire fighters and police officers in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 591 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to employee insurance and other benefits and to allotment for school districts; amending the Education Code by adding Section 13.909 and amending Section 16.201; amending Subsection (b) of Section 1 of Article 3.51, Insurance Code, as amended. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 689 69-0 (1985) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Relating to legislative leave for fire fighters and police officers in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1128 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to the compensation, leave and work accounting records, and meetings of the members of the State Board of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1376 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to the frequency with which certain employers must pay wages and to the effect of compliance with certain overtime provisions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 839 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to sick and personal leave for public school teachers. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 933 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the collection of fringe benefits owed to an employee. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
HB 1108 68-0 (1983) Author: Keller, Ray
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the vacation time of jail personnel of certain county jails; providing a penalty. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1399 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the general prevailing rate of wages and fringe benefits paid to laborers on public works projects; providing a penalty. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to subcommittee
HB 2222 68-0 (1983) Author: Gamez, Joe Relating to personal leave for teachers. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HCR 136 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Directing state agencies to release personnel of the Jewish faith for observance of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. House: Rules and Resolutions Signed by the Governor
HCR 270 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron Directing that state employees be permitted to take leave on either January 15 or February 2. Filed
SB 196 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to personal leave for teachers. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 276 68-0 (1983) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to a leave of absence for a state employee who is a disabled veteran. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 546 68-0 (1983) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to hours of vacation for certain fire fighters and police officers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HCR 4 68-1 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron Permitting state employees to take leave on January 15 in celebration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. or, at their individual option, February 2 in celebration of Hidalgo Day. House: Appropriations Coauthor authorized
HB 23 68-2 (1984) Author: Hudson, David Relating to leave for teachers for observance of religious holy days. House: Public Education See remarks
HB 537 67-0 (1981) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to developmental leaves of absence for teachers and faculty members. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1026 67-0 (1981) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to personal leave for employees of the state. House: Appropriations Referred to subcommittee
SB 528 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Price, Albert
Relating to time off from work to attend political conventions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 861 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to merit salary increases for state employees. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 883 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to personal leave for employees of the State. Senate: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 298 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to personal emergency leave for public school teachers. House: Public Education Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1694 66-0 (1979) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to developmental leaves of absence for teachers and faculty members. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
SB 174 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Lalor, Lance
Relating to personal leave and holidays for public employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
House conferees appointed
SB 708 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Price, Albert
Relating to time off from work to attend political conventions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on daily General State Calendar
SB 895 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to overtime to be paid to certain employees. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 1011 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to overtime work for peace officers in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 91 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to certain lump-sum payments for certain firemen and policemen on termination of service. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 627 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to certain lump-sum payments to certain firemen and policemen on termination of service. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1241 65-0 (1977) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to paid vacation and sick leave for employees in private industry. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1426 65-0 (1977) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to granting leave of absence or schedule adjustment to firemen and policemen for public office and public service. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 876 65-0 (1977) Author: Hance, Kent Relating to granting public school teachers leave to attend meetings of professional or scholarly organizations and associations. Senate: Education Referred to subcommittee
SB 1114 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to employers granting employees time off to vote in any election held in this State. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 807 64-0 (1975) Author: Massey, Tom Providing lump-sum payment for accrued vacation time to a state employee at the time of separation from state employment. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 957 64-0 (1975) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Relating to certain lump sum payments for firemen and policemen on termination of service. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1088 64-0 (1975) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to permitting public employees to be absent with pay on certain days. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1108 64-0 (1975) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to firemen or policemen receiving, on termination of their service, a lump-sum payment of the full amount of salary for accumulated sick leave and vacation leave. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1123 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to certain payments to state employees on certain terminations of employment. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1397 64-0 (1975) Author: McAlister, R.B. Relating to granting a parent or guardian of a student attending an elementary or secondary school leave to visit the school for at least one hour each quarter. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
SB 345 64-0 (1975) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Massey, Tom
Providing that a state employee continuously employed for six months may be paid in a lump sum for vacation time duly accrued at the time of separation from state employment. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 740 63-0 (1973) Author: Johnson, Eddie
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to a leave of absence for temporary disability for certified employees of school districts. House: Education Signed by the Governor
HB 842 63-0 (1973) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to lump-sum payment of the full amount of salary for accumulated sick and vacation leave to firemen upon leaving the classified service. House: Labor Sent to Calendar Committee
SB 365 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the use of sick leave and leave without pay by teachers during and after pregnancy. Senate: Education Sent to subcommittee
HB 68 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to reinstatement of members of fire and police departments who have been granted military leaves of absence.
HB 486 62-0 (1971) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to including persons employed by the Texas Rehabilitation Commission in the definition of employee relating to the accumumlated vacation and sick leave payment to estates of employees.
HB 765 62-0 (1971) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to firemen or policemen receiving upon termination of their service, a lump-sum payment of the full amount of salary for accumulated sick leave and vacation leave.
HB 970 62-0 (1971) Author: Haynes, Clyde Relating to developmental leaves of absence for professional public school personnel.
HB 1103 62-0 (1971) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to the hours and compensation of firemen in certain cities.
HB 1634 62-0 (1971) Author: Lemmon, Ray | et. al. Relating to providing for the lump sum payment upon termination of service of a portion of the accumulated sick leave and vacation leave of firemen and policemen in certain cities.
SB 538 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to political activities and leaves of absence of firemen and policemen pursuant to the Firemen's and Policemen's Civil Service Law.
SB 549 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J.
Sponsor: Haynes, Clyde
Relating to developmental leaves of absence for professional public school personnel.
SB 554 62-0 (1971) Author: Wallace, Jim
Sponsor: Lemmon, Ray
Relating to providing for the lump sum payment upon termination of service of a portion of the accumulated sick leave and vacation leave of firemen and policemen in certain cities.
HB 229 61-0 (1969) Author: Vale, Bob | et. al. Relating to firemen or policemen receiving, upon termination of their service, a lump-sum payment of the full amount of salary for accumulated sick leave and vacation leave.
HB 774 61-0 (1969) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Relating to the payment of accumulated vacation and sick leave to the estates of certain state employees upon their death.
HB 275 59-0 (1965) Author: Johnson, Jake Relating to providing an emergency leave of absence for certain firemen and policemen.
HB 999 59-0 (1965) Author: McDonald, Guy V. Relating to authorizing the commissioners court in certain counties to provide for vacations, holidays, sick pay, and deductions for absences of county employees.
SB 103 59-0 (1965) Author: Richter, Walter Hoppe Relating to faculty development leaves of absence for faculty members of State institutions of higher learning.
HB 559 58-0 (1963) Author: Mann, Jr., Dudley R. | et. al. Relating to sabbatical leaves of absence for faculty members of state-supported colleges and universities.
SB 227 58-0 (1963) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to sabbatical leaves of absence for faculty members of state-supported colleges and universities.
HB 225 57-0 (1961) Author: Foreman, Wilson | et. al. Relating to providing for longevity pay for employees of the State of Texas; providing that such additional compensation come out of the fund from whence the salary is paid.
HB 453 57-0 (1961) Author: McGregor, Malcolm Relating to sabbatical leaves of absence for faculty members of State-supported colleges and universities.
SB 40 57-0 (1961) Author: Herring, Charles | et. al. Relating to providing for longevity pay for employees of the State of Texas.
HB 106 56-0 (1959) Author: Coley, Harold H. "Hal" Relating to authorizing each elected county officer and the Commissioners Court of each county to provide for paid vacations, holidays fixed by State law and sick leave, and to provide for deductions for absences, for employees working under such officer or Commissioner Court or their appointees or under a County Commissioner or his appointees.
SB 287 56-0 (1959) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to providing for longevity pay for employees of the State of Texas.
HB 761 53-0 (1953) Author: Berry, George S. Relating to providing for leaves of absence without loss of time or efficiency rating or vacation time or salary of all officers and employees of the State of Texas and of any county or political subdivision thereof, including municipalities, who are members of the National Guard or Official Militia of Texas or members of any of the Reserve Components of the Armed Forces.
HB 890 53-0 (1953) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to authorizing all State departments, institutions, and agencies to grant to all employees who are paid on an hourly or daily basis and who have been continuously employed by the State of Texas for six (6) months a vacation with full pay for the same length of time as the vacation granted to employees who are paid on a monthly basis.
SB 327 53-0 (1953) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins | et. al. Relating to authorizing the State Highway Commission to grant to day laborers eighty-eight (88) hours vacation with full pay to such laborers who have worked for said State Highway Department for over six months.
HB 78 52-0 (1951) Author: Bell, Marshall O. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts relative to Firemen's and Policemen's Civil Service in cities over ten thousand (10,000); providing that the Civil Service Commission shall on application grant military leave without pay, to members of fire and police departments to enable them to enter military service.
HB 467 52-0 (1951) Author: Etheredge, Jr., M. B. | et. al. Relating to providing for leaves of absence without loss of pay, time, or efficiency rating of all officers and employees of the State of Texas, any county, or political subdivision thereof, including municipalities, who are members of the National Guard of Texas or members of any of the Reserve Components of the Armed Forces, providing that the limitation as to the number of days allowed shall not apply to members of the Legislature; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 238 51-0 (1949) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Relating to providing for leaves of absence without loss of pay, time, or efficiency rating of all officers and employees of the State of Texas, any county, or political subdivision thereof, including municipalities, who are members of the National Guard of Texas or members of any of the Reserve Components of the Armed Forces, providing that the limitation as to the number of days allowed shall not apply to members of the Legislature.
SB 180 51-0 (1949) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to providing for leave or absence without loss of time or efficiency rating of all officers and employees of the State of Texas.
HB 276 50-0 (1947) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. Relating to amending certain Articles, relative to compensation, vacations, etc., of firemen and policemen in certain cities.
HB 416 50-0 (1947) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Relating to providing for leaves of absence without loss of pay, time, or efficiency rating of all officers and employees of the State of Texas who are members of the National Guard of Texas or of the National Guard Reserve of Texas or of the Organized Reserves of the United States Army or of the Naval Reserves of the Navy of the United States or of the Officers' Reserve Corps; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict.
SB 48 50-0 (1947) Author: Harris, Fred R. "Red" | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code relating to work and vacation of firemen and policemen in certain cities; fixing the hours that shall constitute a legal day's work in fire and police departments; providing penalties.
SB 234 50-0 (1947) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to providing for leaves of absence without loss of pay, time, or efficiency rating of all officers and employees of the State of Texas who are members of the National Guard Reserve.
HB 335 49-0 (1945) Author: Kirby, Dann Relating to requiring employers to protect the contractual and/or seniority rights of employees entering military service, or seeking, or appointed to, or elected to public office; providing penalties for the violation of this Act.
HB 91 48-0 (1943) Author: Benton, J. A. "Captain" | et. al. Relating to requiring employers to protect the contractual and/or seniority rights of employees entering military service, or seeking, or appointed to, or elected to public office; providing penalties for the violation of this Act.
HB 765 47-0 (1941) Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet Relating to amending a certain Act providing that all officers and employees of the State of Texas, any county, or political subdivision thereof, including municipalities, who are members of the National Guard, National Guard Reserves, or Organized Reserves of the Army or Navy of the United States, shall be entitled to leave of absence without loss of pay or efficiency rating during such days as they may attend training ordered or authorized under provisions of Law.
SB 73 47-0 (1941) Author: Fain, Jr., Clement Franklin "Clem" Relating to amending certain Article providing for leave of absence for District Attorneys called into Service in the Armed Forces of the United States.
SB 74 47-0 (1941) Author: Fain, Jr., Clement Franklin "Clem" Relating to amending certain Article by providing for leaves of absence for certain elective county officials called into service in the Armed Forces of the United States.
HB 725 46-0 (1939) Author: Mohrmann, John M. Relating to providing that all officers and employees of the State of Texas, any county, or political subdivision thereof, including municipalities, who are members of the National Guard, National Guard Reserve, or Organized Reserves of the Army of Navy of the United States, shall be entitled to leave of absence without loss or pay or efficiency rating during such days as they may attend training ordered or authorized under provisions of law.
HB 473 45-0 (1937) Relating to work and vacation of firemen and policemen in cities of more than twenty-five thousand (25,000) inhabitants and in cities of more than thirty thousand (30,000) inhabitants; providing for vacations for jailers, jail guards, and jail matrons assigned to duty in any county jail in any city of more than twenty-five thousand (25,000) inhabitants; providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Article.
SB 89 45-0 (1937) Relating to work and vacation of firemen and policemen in cities of more than twenty-five thousand (25,000) inhabitants and in cities of more than thirty thousand (30,000) inhabitants.
HB 265 44-0 (1935) Author: Moore, Helen | et. al. Relating to work and vacation of firemen and policemen in certain cities of more than twenty-five thousand (25,000) inhabitants and in cities of more than thirty thousand (30,000) inhabitants; providing penalties for violation of the provisions of this Article.
HB 427 42-0 (1931) Author: Patterson, Jr., William Franklin | et. al. Relating to providing that all officers and employees of the State of Texas, any county, or political subdivision thereof, including municipalities, who are members of the National Guard, National Guard Reserve, or Organized Reserves of the Army or Navy of the United States, shall be entitled to leave of absence without loss of pay or efficiency rating during such days as they may attend training ordered or authorized under provisions of law.
SB 200 37-0 (1921) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to requiring public service corporations to give each employee a fifteen day vacation each year, etc.
HB 241 36-0 (1919) Author: Johnson, Thomas S. Relating to amending certain statute in regard to vacations of firemen in certain cities.
HB 560 35-0 (1917) Author: Pillow, Jr., R. L. | et. al. Relating to providing an annual vacation to paid firemen in certain cities; prescribing penalties for the violation thereof.
HB 69 35-1 (1917) Author: Pillow, Jr., R. L. Relating to providing an annual vacation to paid firemen in cities of 30,000 inhabitants or over; prescribing penalties for the violation thereof.

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