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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 137 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to filling certain vacancies in nomination by special primary election. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 159 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to electronic voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 163 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 212 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to elections for the authorization of certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 332 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the use of school district buildings as polling place locations. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 365 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to a study of the uniform election date. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 469 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 496 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the adoption of the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HB 531 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses relating to an application for a ballot to be voted by mail; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 534 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the assistance of a voter; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 543 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to the required vote by a presidential elector. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 558 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the participation of certain large counties in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 581 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the issuance of, eligibility for, and use of limited term personal identification certificates and driver's licenses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 658 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to voting by voters with certain disabilities or voters who reside at a residential care facility. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 675 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the days and hours early voting is conducted at a temporary branch early voting polling place. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 771 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to requiring a presidential elector to vote for the candidates for president and vice president who won the popular vote in this state for those offices. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 910 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to registration powers of volunteer deputy registrars. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 944 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Relating to supervision of the conduct of a primary election; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 949 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to voting system equipment used by counties participating in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 985 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to the required vote by a presidential elector; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 999 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to requiring the election of directors of certain districts to be held on a uniform election date. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1001 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to recording of minutes for a local canvassing authority. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1002 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the issuance of a receipt by the Department of Public Safety to an applicant for a driver's license or personal identification certificate that may be used to show proof of voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1005 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1060 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the required vote by a presidential elector; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1061 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1072 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1130 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a study on the implementation of photo voter identification requirements. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1151 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the deadline for returning a ballot voted by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1262 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the use of a school as a polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1271 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike | et. al. Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1305 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the preservation of precinct election records. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1347 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1353 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1452 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to a study regarding cyber attacks on election infrastructure. House: Government Transparency & Operation Considered in Calendars
HB 1462 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to temporary branch polling place hours of operation. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1595 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to an early voting ballot voted by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Returned from the House for further action
HB 1661 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to a withdrawal of a candidate. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1681 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the acceptance of a voter at a polling place. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1735 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to election officers and practices; increasing a criminal penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1797 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the offense of unacknowledged assistance to a voter in completing an application for a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1825 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to the conduct of early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1887 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to eligibility to serve as an interpreter in an election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1888 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to eligibility to serve as an interpreter in an election. Filed
HB 1893 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to an election services contract between a county elections administrator and a political party. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1897 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to registering to vote and voting while in custody at certain county jails and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1933 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the uniform election dates for certain political subdivisions. House: County Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1953 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the canvass of election returns for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2178 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to observation of voter assistance by a poll watcher. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2202 85-0 (2017) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2270 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the requirements of service and duties of certain election officers. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2452 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2456 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to authorizing school districts to suspend classes on primary and general election days and requiring the commissioner of education to adjust funding for certain related absences. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2485 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the uniform election date. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2691 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2699 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to the form of a candidate's name on a ballot. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2720 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Relating to the location of a polling place. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2734 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 2815 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to early in-person voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2835 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to days and hours for voting during the early voting period. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2837 85-0 (2017) Author: Dean, Jay
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to removal of deceased voters from voter rolls. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2840 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the hours during which the polls are open for early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2919 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to a requirement that candidates for municipal elective office declare a party affiliation. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2981 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the time for holding certain runoff elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2984 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to voting a limited ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3055 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the restrictions on political activities for a county elections administrator. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3068 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the qualification of certain candidates for placement on the ballot. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3100 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the manner in which a majority is determined for the purpose of filling a vacancy in nomination. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3332 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3382 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3530 85-0 (2017) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to action by the state chair of a political party in the conduct of a primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3545 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3662 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the acceptance of a voter; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3666 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the recording of certain personal information of voters by election officials. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3688 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the use of certain public buildings as polling place locations. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3751 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the conduct of certain bond elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3840 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the conduct of primary elections; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3912 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to automatic recounts of certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3959 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to drawing for ballot order on the general primary election ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3994 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to jointly held elections for political subdivisions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4034 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to certain voter registration information. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4131 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to assisting voters and other voting processes and procedures; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4133 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to investigation and prosecution of certain election offenses; creating a criminal offense; increasing criminal penalties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 64 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to recording of minutes for a local canvassing authority. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 143 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the provision of the reason for rejecting a voter registration application. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 148 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to eligibility to serve as an interpreter in an election. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 167 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place during early voting by personal appearance and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 173 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the uniform election date. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 284 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 363 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the uniform election dates for certain political subdivisions. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 394 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to the required vote by a presidential elector; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 405 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to voting and election procedures; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 412 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to requiring a presidential elector to vote for the candidates for president and vice president who won the popular vote in this state for those offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 488 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 506 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to certain voting systems. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 643 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 701 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the election date for the authorization of the issuance of bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 703 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to prohibiting movable early voting polling places. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1125 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the early voting period. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1142 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to providing for an automatic vote recount in the case of certain election discrepancies; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1637 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to requiring a canvassing authority to explain a discrepancy between the number of voters accepted and the ballots cast in an election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1666 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to the conduct of primary elections and certain other election practices; increasing a criminal penalty; creating criminal offenses. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
House passage as amended reported
SB 1766 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the content and placement of certain ballot propositions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1820 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to an application for a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 1914 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the examination of volunteer deputy registrars. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2011 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the location and hours for early voting by personal appearance. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2133 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the political activities of certain county elections administrators. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2149 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to early in-person voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
HB 4 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 68 85-1 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina Relating to the adoption of the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 73 85-1 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the prevention of fraud committed by a person voting early by mail. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 81 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the number of registered voters of a taxing unit other than a school district who are required to sign a petition for an election to determine whether to reduce the ad valorem tax rate adopted by the unit to the rollback tax rate in order for the petition to be valid. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 96 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to signature verification on an early voting ballot voted by mail. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 169 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to assisting voters and other voting processes and procedures; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 184 85-1 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to the prevention of fraud in the conduct of an election; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 220 85-1 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 267 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the days and hours early voting is conducted at a temporary branch early voting polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 279 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 368 85-1 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the date on which changes to voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility take effect. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 377 85-1 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the release of certain voter registration information. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 1 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Government Reform, Select
Senate appoints conferees-reported
SB 5 85-1 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the prevention of fraud in the conduct of an election; creating a criminal offense; increasing criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 96 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation. Senate: Government Reform, Select Left pending in committee
SB 101 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the release of certain voter registration information. Filed
HB 134 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to certain information included with ballot propositions for elections to authorize state and local general obligation bonds. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 258 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to the provision of the reason for rejecting a voter registration application. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 260 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the provision of the reason for rejecting a voter registration application. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 305 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to registering to vote and voting while in custody at certain county jails and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 361 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the uniform election date. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 389 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the Montgomery County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 429 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the nonpartisan election of members to the State Board of Education; providing for a fee. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 448 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 464 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to requiring candidates to pay a filing fee or submit a petition in lieu of a filing fee to appear on the ballot for the general election for state and county officers. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 621 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Burton, Konni
Relating to the termination of a volunteer deputy registrar appointment. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 622 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to verification of a voter's registration on offering to vote. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 733 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1117 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1177 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the acceptance of a voter at a polling place. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1182 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to ballot propositions authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1198 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to an application for a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 1444 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the elimination in certain counties of straight-party voting for certain offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1448 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the provision of a voter's thumbprint with a mailed ballot. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1462 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses relating to an application for a ballot to be voted by mail; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1540 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to renewing the application to receive ballots to be voted by mail for certain elections held during a calendar year. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1615 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the days and hours early voting is conducted at a temporary branch early voting polling place. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1645 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to the participation of certain large counties in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1996 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to holding a primary election for a political party in a county without party leadership. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2021 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to preparation for the conduct of a primary election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2027 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Relating to establishing precincts for elections held on a uniform election date by certain political subdivisions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2046 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to an election services contract between a county elections administrator and a political party. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2050 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to voter information provided by a voter registrar to the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2126 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to authorizing school districts to suspend classes on primary and general election days and requiring the commissioner of education to adjust funding for certain related absences. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2127 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the eligibility of presidential and vice presidential candidates to be placed on the ballot. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2158 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the deadline for returning a ballot voted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2354 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to changing the date of the May uniform election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2366 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the notation on the precinct list of registered voters that a voter voted early. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2384 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the period in which a person may submit an application to vote an early ballot by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2520 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to restrictions on the political activities of a county clerk who administers elections; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2725 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the operation of a movable temporary branch polling place during early voting. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2754 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to filing requirements for candidates for certain judicial offices. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2762 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to certain petitions prescribed by law outside the Election Code. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2862 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the participation in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2888 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the use of a county early voting polling place by a political subdivision. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 2953 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the service of a poll watcher in an election. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2956 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the appointment and training of volunteer deputy registrars. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2985 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to requiring the election of directors of certain districts to be held on a uniform election date. House: Natural Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2986 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to recording of minutes for a local canvassing authority. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2987 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to issuance of a receipt for a voter registration application that may be used for the purpose of voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3005 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the deadlines for certain processes and procedures involving an election. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3034 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the cancellation of a person's voter registration on receipt of a statement from a family member that the person is deceased. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3059 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3107 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to statements made by an election officer in a joint primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3124 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the use of voting stations accessible to persons with disabilities in certain elections. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3140 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the disclosure of certain registration information by the voter registrar. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3157 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to notice of cancellation of elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3159 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to a contract with a county for election services. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3188 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the canvassing of primary elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3269 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the participation in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3352 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the dates to provide a ballot by mail to a voter. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3369 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Relating to supervision of the conduct of a primary election; creating an offense. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3586 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the deadline for returning a ballot voted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3604 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to certain filing fees for candidates in a primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3691 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the use of paper ballots in countywide polling places. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3770 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses of electioneering near a polling place. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3832 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to voting a limited ballot. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3878 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to early voting in a primary or general election for state and county officers. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3972 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the use of school district buildings as polling place locations. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 108 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting a county or other political subdivision from eliminating offices or changing district boundaries between the primary and general elections. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 51 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 83 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 84 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 86 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 102 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to ballot propositions authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 120 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the penalty for theft of an official ballot or official carrier envelope for an election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 142 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to the appointment and training of volunteer deputy registrars. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 143 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the provision of the reason for rejecting a voter registration application. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 230 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 251 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to eligibility to serve as an interpreter in an election. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 261 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to registration powers of volunteer deputy registrars. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 328 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the numbering of local and state propositions on the ballot. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 333 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the Montgomery County Hospital District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 467 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the early voting period for certain elections. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 511 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the termination of a volunteer deputy registrar appointment. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 975 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the uniform election date. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 985 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the acceptance of a voter at a polling place. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 990 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the protection of voting rights in the State of Texas; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1015 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to limiting the amount of assistance a person may provide a voter; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1074 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to statements made by an election officer in a joint primary election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1448 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to holding a primary election for a political party in a county without party leadership. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1489 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to information regarding provisional voting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1508 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to reimbursement of county expenses for certain special elections. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1633 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to criminal conduct in connection with an election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1703 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the deadlines for certain processes and procedures involving an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1728 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the days and hours that early voting is conducted by personal appearance. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1748 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the nonpartisan election of members to the State Board of Education; providing for a fee. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1984 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the canvass of election returns for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 198 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the correction of voter registration records following a change of address submitted to the United States Postal Service. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 259 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to electioneering conducted near a polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 270 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an electronic means for voters to determine the status of ballots submitted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 370 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to registering to vote and voting while in custody at certain county jails and related procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 396 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to providing a federal postcard applicant with a ballot for certain elections in which the applicant is eligible to vote. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 464 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 465 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 467 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the hours voting is conducted at an early voting polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 491 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the hours during which the polls are open for early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 492 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the date by which a voter's registration becomes effective. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 506 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the location of early voting polling places for elections held on the November uniform election date by a political subdivision. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 547 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 650 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of presidential and vice-presidential candidates to be placed on the ballot. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 666 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the elections to which certain applications for a ballot to be voted by mail are applicable. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 785 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance or increase of debt. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 906 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the nonpartisan election of members to the State Board of Education; providing for a fee. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 927 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to voter registration; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 961 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a city. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 985 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the deadlines by which provisional ballots must be processed and the state canvass must be conducted for certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 986 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the language in which a ballot to be voted by mail is printed. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1037 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the placement on the ballot of the opportunity to cast a straight-party vote. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1099 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the filing deadline for candidates for nomination by a political party. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1164 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the territory that may be included in a single county election precinct. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1181 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the preparation of certain election forms. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1197 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to electioneering on the premises of certain privately owned polling places; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1252 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the administration of elections; creating an offense. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1253 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to voter registration; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1428 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to inappropriate actions by the early voting ballot board; creating an offense. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1564 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the penalty for theft of an official ballot or official carrier envelope for an election. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1636 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to eligibility to serve as an interpreter in an election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1837 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the registration of voters at certain polling places during early voting by personal appearance and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1838 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the registration of certain voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1839 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the registration of certain voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1840 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the identification of a person as an election poll watcher. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1865 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to authorizing school districts to suspend classes on primary and general election days and requiring the commissioner of education to adjust funding for certain related absences. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1871 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the allocation of the expenses of a joint election to certain school districts. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1911 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1996 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to certain political party officials visiting a primary election polling place for administrative purposes. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2031 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to payments made to certain voter registrars for certain voter registration activities. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2233 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron
Sponsor: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Relating to signature verification on an early voting ballot voted by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2272 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to ballot language for an election to approve and finance a municipal or county venue project. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2306 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the permanent authority of certain voters to vote early by mail. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2317 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to extension of voting hours for early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2373 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the use of an electronic device to capture a voter's signature for the signature roster. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2503 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the territory that may be included in a single county election precinct. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2512 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the disclosure of certain information to the secretary of state for use in voter registration or the administration of elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2515 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the provision of an election deadline calendar to authorities holding elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2570 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to voter registration; creating an offense. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 2670 83-0 (2013) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the participation of certain large counties in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2931 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the authority of an election judge to have certain persons removed from a polling place. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2940 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2959 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the removal of electronic voting system equipment from the polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3049 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the uniform election date. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3050 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the date on which county elections are held. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3051 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the election date for members of the board of trustees of an independent school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3052 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the date on which a municipality may hold a general election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3053 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the date of an election for members of the governing body of a hospital district. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3054 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the election date for the authorization of a political subdivision to issue bonds or impose a tax. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3100 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the service of central vote counting station officials under an election services contract or in a joint election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3104 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3151 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to required disclosures on a municipal bond election ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3177 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to requiring a candidate nominated by convention to pay a filing fee or file a petition as a qualification to appear on the ballot for the general election for state and county officers; imposing a fee. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 3300 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the hours during which the polls are open for early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3500 83-0 (2013) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the electronic transmission of balloting materials for an election to certain voters located outside this state. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HCR 42 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Urging Congress to designate election day as a national holiday. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 81 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 82 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 83 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 103 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 160 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Relating to the identification of a person as an election poll watcher. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 169 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to ballot language for an election to approve and finance a municipal or county venue project. House: Elections
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 452 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 554 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to the penalty for theft of an official ballot or official carrier envelope for an election. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 568 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures; modifying the penalty for the offense of false statement on a voter registration application. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 578 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to use of countywide polling places for certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 722 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Johnson, Eric
Relating to eligibility to serve as an interpreter in an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 910 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 928 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the regulation of electioneering at a polling location. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1683 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to providing a federal postcard applicant with a ballot for any election in which the applicant is eligible to vote. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 28 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the length of the unexpired term that causes the automatic resignation of certain elected county or district officeholders if they become candidates for another office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 31 83-1 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. Filed
SJR 4 83-1 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the length of the unexpired term that causes the automatic resignation of certain elected county or district officeholders if they become candidates for another office. Filed
SB 37 83-2 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. Filed
SJR 11 83-2 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the length of the unexpired term that causes the automatic resignation of certain elected county or district officeholders if they become candidates for another office. Filed
HB 16 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 112 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 153 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to electioneering near certain privately owned polling places. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 185 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the notice provided of early voting polling places. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 186 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; creating a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 248 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 250 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 304 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to limiting the amount of assistance a person may provide a voter; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 318 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 360 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the imposition, increase, or reduction of a tax or the issuance of bonds. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 368 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to ballot instructions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 369 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to procedures concerning verification of certain information submitted in a voter registration application. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 401 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 539 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 553 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the nonpartisan election of members to the State Board of Education. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 589 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of a county elections administrator to engage in certain political activity. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 624 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 717 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 995 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to provision by the secretary of state of notice to a candidate of the form of the candidate's name that will appear on the general election ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1038 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1074 82-0 (2011) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the hours during which the polls are open for early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1100 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the correction of voter registration records following a change of address submitted to the United States Postal Service. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1136 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to requiring an election authority to provide notice to certain county chairs regarding certain election activities. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1458 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1464 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to voter eligibility and registration in El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1528 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to consolidating precincts in a primary election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1584 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an electronic means for voters to determine the status of ballots submitted by mail. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 1725 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the maximum number of registered voters contained in a county election precinct. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1761 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to instructions included on balloting materials for a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1789 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the payment of state funds directly to an entity that conducts a primary election under contract in certain counties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1895 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the conduct of early voting by personal appearance on weekends in general and primary elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1904 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the deadlines for write-in candidates for the office of county or precinct chair of a political party. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1925 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to voter registration; creating an offense. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1926 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the administration of elections; creating an offense. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1977 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to the requirement that a voter sign the signature roster at the polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1978 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to requiring a voter who is on the suspense list of voters to cast a provisional ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2050 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the use of recording devices and mobile telephones by poll watchers. House: Elections Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2054 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the eligibility requirements for appointment as county elections administrator. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2055 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to allowing for countywide polling places as an alternative election system. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2056 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to notification regarding certain changes to early voting polling locations. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2058 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the offense of unacknowledged assistance to a voter in completing an application for a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 2060 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding state election inspectors. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2144 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the use of uniform election dates by newly incorporated municipalities. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2181 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the deadlines for write-in candidates for the office of county or precinct chair of a political party. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2190 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the deadlines by which provisional ballots must be processed and the state canvass must be conducted for certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2191 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the language in which a ballot to be voted by mail is printed. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2194 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to certain election practices and procedures; providing a penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 2274 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to requiring a municipality to pay for the expenses of an election contest for a person elected to the governing body of the municipality. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2298 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the hours during which the polls are open for early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2512 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the maintenance of a list of voters whose registrations have been recently canceled. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2563 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the use of certain voting equipment in an election that is not held jointly with a county election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2587 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to limiting the amount of assistance a person may provide a voter; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2588 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to observation of voter assistance by a poll watcher. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2752 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey | et. al. Relating to the removal of a political party's county chair. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2753 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to eligibility for certain political party offices. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2817 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2875 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to election practices and procedures pertaining to voters not included on the poll list. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2891 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the provision of a voter's fingerprints with a mailed ballot. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 2945 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the promotion of efficiencies in and the administration of certain district court and county services and functions. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3019 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the option to vote a paper ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3072 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to a requirement for photo identification for poll watchers. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3158 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to verification of precinct and ballot styles during the public testing of direct recording electronic voting machine systems. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3214 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Relating to providing notice to certain state agencies of a criminal investigation relating to an election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3222 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the hours during which the polls are open for early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3223 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to voting after polls close. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3271 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the removal of electronic voting system equipment from the polling place. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3332 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the hours of service of a poll watcher at a precinct polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3447 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Relating to the notice provided to certain officials of the participation of unregistered voters in an election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3484 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the applicability of cumulative voting for the board of trustees of certain independent school districts. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3497 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the inclusion in the results of an election of ballots that were mistakenly not counted. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3628 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Relating to the offense of unacknowledged assistance to a voter in completing an application for a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3751 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the presiding officers of the early voting ballot board and a recount committee used in certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HR 2020 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 14. Reported enrolled
HR 2684 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 100. Reported enrolled
SB 14 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. House: Voter Identification & Voter Fraud, Select
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
See remarks for effective date
SB 100 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the adoption of certain voting procedures and to certain elections, including procedures necessary to implement the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act, deadlines for declaration of candidacy and dates for certain elections, and to terms of certain elected officials. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 178 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. Co-author authorized
SB 211 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place during early voting by personal appearance and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 212 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 214 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 849 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to certain election practices and procedures. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 865 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the payment of state funds directly to an entity that conducts a primary election under contract in certain counties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 997 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the public inspection of an application for a ballot to be voted early by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1034 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of their general elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 1128 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the conduct and administration of elections. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1199 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a ballot by mail single language requirement. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1233 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the promotion of efficiencies in and the administration of certain district court and county services and functions. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1355 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to allowing for countywide polling places as an alternative election system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1398 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to verification of precinct and ballot styles during the public testing of direct recording electronic voting machine systems. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1675 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the inclusion in the results of an election of ballots that were mistakenly not counted. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1815 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to electioneering on the premises of certain privately owned polling places. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 935 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 14. Reported enrolled
SR 1249 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 100. Reported enrolled
HB 47 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the procedures for registering to vote and accepting a voter at a polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 113 81-0 (2009) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the eligibility requirements for appointment as county elections administrator. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 125 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 247 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to allowing certain early voting polling places to serve as election day polling places. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 252 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to authorizing the appointment of students to serve as election clerks. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 258 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the date on which a declaration of write-in candidacy must be filed. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 283 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to prohibited deceptive election practices; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 373 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 401 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of their general elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 452 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 475 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the hours during which the polls are open for early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 488 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the eligibility requirements for volunteer deputy registrars. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 496 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the procedure for holding a special election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 512 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to the hours during which the polls are open for early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 551 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the electronic transmission of a federal postcard application used for voting. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 559 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the nondisclosure of certain personal information in voter registration records, concealed handgun license records, and tax appraisal records that relates to a justice of the peace. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 573 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to a person's eligibility for appointment as a volunteer deputy voter registrar. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 719 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to polling places for certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 790 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the counting of a provisional ballot cast by a voter in a precinct in which the voter does not reside. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1103 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a study regarding uniform election dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1117 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to ballot instructions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1145 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the appointment of election judges. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 1256 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to requiring the posting of notice of voter complaint information at a polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1265 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the information about certain candidates required to be filed with the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1414 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1457 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to procedures concerning verification of certain information submitted in a voter registration application. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1493 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of certain devices in a polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1638 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to state compensation for certain election expenses. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1862 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the eligibility of certain voters to vote a limited ballot in a new county of residence. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1945 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the date of the general election for certain political subdivisions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2036 81-0 (2009) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the use of countywide voting locations by certain counties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2101 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the place for the convening of a county convention. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2404 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to make clerical corrections to certain election returns based on an amended county canvass. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2409 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the conduct of early voting by personal appearance on Saturday. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2524 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the accuracy, security, and reliability of certain electronic voting systems. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2561 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2786 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the tallying of certain straight-party votes. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2802 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the administration of a recount of votes cast in an election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2847 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to using county election precincts for any election held on the November uniform election date. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2950 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the creation of the position of county elections administrator. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2996 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to voting outside the county of residence. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3043 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the conduct of early voting by personal appearance on Saturday in general and primary elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3046 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the correction of voter registration records following a change of address submitted to the United States Postal Service. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3061 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the use of state voter registration funds to employ temporary staff in a voter registrar's office. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3184 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the imposition or increase of a tax or the issuance of bonds. House: Elections Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3198 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to requiring candidates for certain offices to pay a filing fee or submit a petition in lieu of a filing fee to appear on the ballot for the general election for state and county officers. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3290 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the acceptance of a voter for voting. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 3369 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the use of prohibited electronic devices at polling locations. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3444 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the registration of individuals who assist in certain early voting procedures; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3556 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3600 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting centers as an alternative election system. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3675 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to the use of certain voting equipment in an election that does not involve a federal office. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3679 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the registration of certain voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3830 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to certain election practices and procedures; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3948 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to certain voting requirements and procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4045 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the May uniform election date. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 4354 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting centers as an alternative election system. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4380 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the contents of an application for a place on the ballot as a candidate for the legislature. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4392 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an electronic means for voters to determine the status of ballots submitted by mail. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 4434 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4653 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to certain election practices and procedures relating to the conduct of elections; providing penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 4690 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the eligibility of a voter to vote in the general election for state and county officers, including an election held in conjunction with that election, if the voter's residence has changed. House: Elections Left pending in committee
SB 118 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place during early voting by personal appearance and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 137 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 139 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 245 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting systems. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 362 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 392 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 402 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the authority of the voters of a municipality or a county to adopt a one-quarter cent sales and use tax in the municipality or county to provide property tax relief. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1133 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the date of the general election for certain political subdivisions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1134 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Relating to the authority for certain high school students to serve as election clerks. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1279 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the deadline for providing absentee ballots for the general election for state and county officers; making conforming changes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1280 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the establishment of a program to provide a ballot by electronic mail to military personnel serving overseas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1402 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron
Relating to requiring certain political subdivisions to enter a contract with the county elections administrator to perform election services. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1780 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to political party precinct conventions. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1970 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to certain election practices and procedures; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2066 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the place for the convening of a county convention. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2067 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc
Relating to access to precinct conventions by the elderly and persons with physical disabilities. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2399 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the authority of a political subdivision other than a county to change the date of its general election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 101 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the procedures for registering to vote and accepting a voter at a polling place. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 218 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 243 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to allowing certain early voting polling places to serve as election day polling places. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 384 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 527 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to requiring that a computerized voting system produce a paper record for recount or audit purposes. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 556 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the requirements for accessibility to voting equipment by persons with disabilities in certain elections and reimbursement from state funds for costs associated with a special election held statewide. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 629 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the date for a consolidation election of two or more municipalities. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 731 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the use of certain voting equipment in an election that does not involve a federal office. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 862 80-0 (2007) Author: Aycock, Jimmie | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the appointment of a temporary county chair. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 938 80-0 (2007) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the eligibility for appointment as a volunteer deputy voter registrar. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 942 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 961 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the hours during which the polls are open on election day and conforming changes. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 979 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1071 80-0 (2007) Author: Aycock, Jimmie | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the duties of a county chair on a change of leadership. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1146 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the authority of small cities to conduct elections only by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 1364 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the accuracy, security, and reliability of certain electronic voting systems. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1446 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the period for preserving precinct election records. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1525 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the hours during which the polls are open for early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1987 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the offense of possessing another person's official ballot or official carrier envelope. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2035 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2085 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the authority of the voters of a municipality or a county to adopt a one-quarter cent sales and use tax in the municipality or county to provide property tax relief. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 2280 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to eligibility of voters to sign ballot access petitions. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2453 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the counting of a provisional ballot cast by a voter in a precinct in which the voter does not reside. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2596 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the submission of a candidate's application for a place on the ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2926 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to using county election precincts in every county for any election held on the November uniform election date. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3104 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the administration of political party precinct, county, and senatorial district conventions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3343 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to publicizing a list of voters' rights. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3619 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the authority of a political subdivision other than a county to change the date of its general election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4076 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to voting station requirements for elections held by the Lipan-Kickapoo Water Conservation District. House: Elections Recommendations filed with the Speaker
SB 407 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the authority of the voters of a municipality or a county to adopt a one-quarter cent sales and use tax in the municipality or county to provide property tax relief. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably as amended
SB 493 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the creation of a joint elections administrator; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 540 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the accuracy, security, and reliability of certain electronic voting systems. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 803 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 836 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 946 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 958 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to public access to information contained in an early voting roster. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1006 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting systems. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1247 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1646 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Berman, Leo
Relating to certain election practices and procedures; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1647 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Berman, Leo
Relating to certain election practices and procedures, including provisions relating to the conduct of elections, voting systems, and recounts. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 56 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the offense of tampering with a direct recording electronic voting machine; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 57 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the dates on which elections may be held and certain procedures involving the uniform election held in May. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 178 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the use of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification card in an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 208 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the location of a polling place for a primary election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 377 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the disclosure of certain information from an early voting roster; providing a penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 899 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to allowing certain early voting polling places to serve as election day polling places. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 963 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to provisional voting by a person who applied for an early voting ballot by mail. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 964 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the filing fee for candidates for justice of certain courts of appeals. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1023 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the length of a ballot proposition. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1143 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the submission of separate proposals at a bond election for each project to be supported by the bonds. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1209 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to using county election precincts for any election held on the November uniform election date. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1349 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the use of a mobile telephone in a polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1414 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the acceptance and counting of certain ballots voted by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1509 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the requirements for the validity of a signature on certain petitions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1510 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the requirements for the validity of a signature on certain petitions. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1511 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the term of appointed members of the elections advisory committee. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1614 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to supervision of a primary election by the county executive committee. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1706 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1799 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to a transfer and nonsubstantive revision of laws governing the holding of local option elections regarding alcoholic beverages. House: Elections
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1801 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the uniform election date in May. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1802 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the disclosure of certain information from a provisional ballot affidavit. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1803 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the deadline for printing ballots to be voted by mail; providing a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1804 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the prosecution of certain unlawful voters. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1973 79-0 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the processing of certain election ballots voted early. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2059 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the period of voter registration of a person registered by a federal postcard application. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2068 79-0 (2005) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the designation of certain state agencies as voter registration agencies. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2069 79-0 (2005) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to contracts to provide election services to a political party. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2090 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to population requirements for certain county election precincts. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2143 79-0 (2005) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to adjusting the term of an elected officer of a home-rule municipality to comply with the Election Code. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 2199 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the salaries of a county elections administrator and the administrator's employees. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2261 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to the correction of registration records. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2262 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to requiring a voter who is on the suspense list of voters to cast a provisional ballot. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2263 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to the provision of a ballot to be voted by mail to military personnel and their spouses and dependents. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2280 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the implementation of a statewide voter registration system as required by the federal Help America Vote Act. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/06
HB 2281 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the delivery of certain early voting ballots to the central counting station. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2283 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the repeal of obsolete provisions of the Election Code governing the use of mechanical voting machines and punch-card ballots. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2309 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to certain election processes and procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 2319 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the election of unopposed candidates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2321 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the residence of a voter who resides on property located in more than one territory. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2322 79-0 (2005) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the electronic administration of state funds used for voter registration. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2404 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the creation of the position of county elections administrator. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2454 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the eligibility of certain voters to vote a limited ballot in a new county of residence. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2632 79-0 (2005) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the notice provided on changing a polling location in an election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2693 79-0 (2005) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to creating a statewide ballot for a person who casts a ballot outside the precinct in which the voter is registered. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2759 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to requirements for county election precincts. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3083 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3171 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the procedure for collecting signatures on a petition filed in connection with a candidate's application for a place on the ballot. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3207 79-0 (2005) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to increasing the penalties for certain criminal offenses involving an election. House: Elections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3292 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to notice provided to a county of an election ordered by a political subdivision. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3295 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the electronic reporting of precinct results to the secretary of state. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3307 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the population requirements for county election precincts. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3315 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to state compensation for certain primary election expenses. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3457 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to the appointment of an alternate presiding judge at the central counting station for processing electronic voting system results. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HJR 57 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a person newly elected to the legislature may take office on receiving a certificate of election if the office to which the person was elected is vacant. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HR 2216 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2309. Reported enrolled
SB 475 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the offense of tampering with a direct recording electronic voting machine; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 895 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the processing of certain election ballots voted early. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1051 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to authorizing a county clerk to mail an application to vote by mail to certain voters. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1272 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to requirements for county election precincts. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 1463 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to combined municipal sales tax ballot propositions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1566 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to supervision of a primary election by the county executive committee. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 1091 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2309. Reported enrolled
HB 62 79-3 (2006) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the use of certain voting equipment in an election that does not involve a federal office. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 402 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to a pilot program involving the use of an electronic registration system. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 403 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the penalty for premature disclosure of voting results. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 490 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the use of a receipt issued by certain voter registration entities to a person on completing an application for voter registration. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 714 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the use of uniform election dates. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 872 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the dates on which elections may be held. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1173 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the use of a building on a federal military base or facility as a polling place in an election. House: Elections
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 1517 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to publicizing a list of voters' rights. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1549 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to changes required in election laws to implement the federal Help America Vote Act of 2002. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 1601 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to certain regulations and procedures for early voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1695 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain election processes and procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1696 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the hours of service of a poll watcher on election day. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1697 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to recounts of elections in which direct recording electronic voting machines were used. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1777 78-0 (2003) Author: Dawson, Glenda
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to allowing a political subdivision other than a county to change the date of its general election. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1975 78-0 (2003) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to providing a physical address for a ballot to be delivered to the early voting clerk. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1983 78-0 (2003) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to a challenge to a person voting by mail in an election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2048 78-0 (2003) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the eligibility of a candidate to assist a voter. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2064 78-0 (2003) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the procedure for returning an application for an early voting ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2085 78-0 (2003) Author: Campbell, Scott
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the availability of bilingual clerks for an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2119 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to certain duties of local registrars of deaths relating to voter registration. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2152 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to automatic recounts of certain majority vote elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2153 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to filing a voting system equipment contract with the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2155 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the use of mobile telephones in a polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2226 78-0 (2003) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to changing the deadlines and authority for ordering the election and filing for candidacy in political subdivision elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2279 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to allowing certain early voting polling places to serve as election day polling places. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2353 78-0 (2003) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the determination of certain dates, deadlines, and procedures under the Election Code. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2434 78-0 (2003) Author: Campbell, Scott Relating to the registration of voters and certain election practices and procedures; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2496 78-0 (2003) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the date of the primary election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2630 78-0 (2003) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the time of the local canvass and the counting of certain early voting mail ballots in certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3056 78-0 (2003) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the determination and clarification of certain dates, deadlines, and procedures under the Election Code. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3166 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to notice of an election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HR 1758 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1695. Reported enrolled
SB 197 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Relating to the challenge of a voter's registration. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 784 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the dates on which elections may be held. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 910 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to changes required in election laws to implement the federal Help America Vote Act of 2002. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1215 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Jones, Elizabeth
Relating to changing the deadlines and authority for ordering the election and filing for candidacy in political subdivision elections. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1611 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Denny, Mary
Relating to the determination and clarification of certain dates, deadlines, and procedures under the Election Code. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1643 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Denny, Mary
Relating to the appointment of election officers for a central counting station for certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1848 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to certain early voting by mail procedures and to the prevention of voting fraud generally; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 1028 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1695. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HB 80 78-1 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of an additional polling place at which certain voters may vote on election day. House: Elections Meeting cancelled
HB 1 78-3 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the dates of and procedures for certain elections, the procedures for canvassing the ballots for an election, and the counting of certain ballots voted by mail. House: Elections
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
HB 70 78-3 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to allowing certain early voting polling places to serve as election day polling places. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HR 333 78-3 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 9 78-3 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the dates of certain elections, the procedures for canvassing the ballots for an election, and the counting of certain ballots voted by mail. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SR 134 78-3 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 563 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain practices and procedures involved with a polling place used in an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 709 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the maximum number of registered voters an election precinct may contain in certain counties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 754 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the use of uniform election dates. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1252 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to notice of a change in the location of a polling place for certain elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1337 77-0 (2001) Author: Green, Rick Relating to the frequency of municipal bond elections. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1815 77-0 (2001) Author: Green, Rick Relating to the frequency of municipal bond elections. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1828 77-0 (2001) Author: West, George Relating to the salaries of a county elections administrator and the administrator's employees. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2336 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the distribution of federal funds made available to assist the state in the administration of elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2457 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to certain procedures governing the operation of early voting signature verification committees. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2922 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to requiring the secretary of state to establish a toll-free telephone number for reporting abuses of voting rights. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 79 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to uniform election dates. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 80 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to certain processes and procedures for holding joint elections. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 229 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the date for holding elections in certain cities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
HB 258 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to election dates and certain election procedures. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 265 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the authority with whom an application for a place on the general primary election ballot for a legislative office is required to be filed. House: Elections Failed to pass to engrossment
HB 306 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain practices and procedures involving polling places used for an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 386 76-0 (1999) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to ballot access by certain candidates. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 626 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur | et. al. Relating to primary election dates and procedures and related dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 736 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to exceptions to the requirement to conduct elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 737 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to changing the August uniform election date to a September date. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 738 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to the scope of and deposit for certain election recounts. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 808 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the restrictions on political activities of full-time employees of a county elections administrator's office. House: Elections Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 927 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to exempting certain counties from the requirement that presiding and alternate presiding election judges must be from different political parties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1711 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the designation of polling places for certain elections. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1781 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to election dates, related dates and deadlines, and to certain processes and procedures promoting the consolidation of elections. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 2862 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the appointment of election judges for county elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3054 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to certain processes and procedures involving the redistricting of congressional, legislative, and State Board of Education districts. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3712 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the location of polling places and to ballots for write-in voting. House: Elections Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HJR 63 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Proposing a constitutional amendment to remove restrictions on the types of voting methods that may be used to elect the governing body of a municipality. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 26 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to exceptions to the requirement to conduct elections on uniform election dates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 35 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra | et. al.
Relating to certain processes and procedures promoting the consolidation of elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 203 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Jones, Jesse
Relating to the restrictions on political activities of full-time employees of a county elections administrator's office in certain counties. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 309 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to a limitation on buildings that may be used as a polling place for certain elections. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 438 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the scope of certain election recounts. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 493 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to certain procedures relating to a person's candidacy in an election. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1832 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the location of polling places and to certain ballots for write-in voting. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1966 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to certain election procedures. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
SB 509 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to an administrative fee under an election services contract. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1090 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the appointment and duties of signature verification committees and early voting ballot boards for the purposes of early voting. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
HB 271 74-0 (1995) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to conducting and financing primary elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 541 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on the listing of a county clerk's name on election supplies at an election in which the clerk is a candidate. House: Elections Coauthor Authorized
HB 544 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to written communications used by voters in a polling place and to the criminal penalty for electioneering. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 545 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to official forms used in connection with the administration of elections. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 945 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the administration of an election when the county election officer is opposed in that election. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
SB 435 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to written communications used by voters in a polling place. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 565 73-0 (1993) Author: Marchant, Ken
Sponsor: Luna, Gregory
Relating to exceptions to the requirement that elections be held on uniform election dates. House: Elections
Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 961 73-0 (1993) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the consolidation of county election precincts in a special election. House: Elections
Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1069 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to an elected county elections administrator in certain counties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1422 73-0 (1993) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the minimum fee for an election services contract. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2169 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to certain election processes and procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2171 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to certain election processes and procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2172 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to certain election processes and procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2692 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to certain election processes and procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2698 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to the notification by clients of the use election supply printers. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2038 72-0 (1991) Author: Cate, Tom Relating to changes in the election processes and procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2040 72-0 (1991) Author: Cate, Tom Relating to the canvass of certain elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2396 72-0 (1991) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to payments made for polling places, election services contracts, and county party officials, and publishing notice for testing tabulating equipment. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2397 72-0 (1991) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to public inspection of election records and referral, investigation and prosecution of election-related crimes. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2546 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to certain election processes and procedures. House: Elections Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 2552 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al.
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to dates for conducting elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2586 72-0 (1991) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the counting of ballots. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2587 72-0 (1991) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to public inspection of election records. House: Elections Left pending in committee
SB 270 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to election services contracts. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1164 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to certain election processes and procedures. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
HB 39 72-1 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to certain election processes and procedures; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 22 72-2 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to certain election processes and procedures; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 772 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the abolishment of the state board of canvassers. House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1245 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the abolishment of the state board of canvassers. House: Government Organization Pending in subcommittee
HB 1678 71-0 (1989) Author: Park, Carolyn
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the delivery of the key to the ballot box containing voted ballots in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2200 71-0 (1989) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to the procedures for accepting voters at a polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2201 71-0 (1989) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the printing and correction of ballots; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2203 71-0 (1989) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to the presence of law enforcement officers in a polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 528 71-0 (1989) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the abolishment of the state board of canvassers. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1261 71-0 (1989) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the procedures for accepting voters at a polling place. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1488 71-0 (1989) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the printing and correction of ballots; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1492 71-0 (1989) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the presence of law enforcement officers in a polling place. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 100 71-2 (1989) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the collection and furnishing of certain precinct election information. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 107 71-2 (1989) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry Relating to the collection and furnishing of certain precinct election information. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 129 71-4 (1990) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the method of selecting a political party's county chairman in certain counties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 50 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to revealing certain information and posting certain notices at a polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 75 70-0 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to voting in connection with judicial races. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 170 70-0 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to the nonpartisan election of judicial officers. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 270 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to conforming the Election Code to Acts of the 69th Legislature and making certain corrective and conforming amendments. House: Elections Motion to suspend rules lost
HB 340 70-0 (1987) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the form of the ballot in connection with uncontested races. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 545 70-0 (1987) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the persons who are permitted to be in a polling place. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 551 70-0 (1987) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to prohibiting the wearing of badges by persons in a polling place. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 612 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to electoral and political processes and procedures, including conducting elections, voter registration, financing certain elections, political party conventions, candidacy for public office, and the regulation of certain political funds; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 866 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the form of certain ballot propositions. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1052 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to posting notice of an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1087 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Richard Relating to disarranging ballots for the voters' selection at the polling place. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1090 70-0 (1987) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to a criminal offense for assessing charges for the use of a public building for a polling place other than for actual expenses resulting from use in the election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1108 70-0 (1987) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to the observation of the recount of an election by persons entitled to be present at the recount. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1143 70-0 (1987) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to joint elections held by political subdivisions. House: Elections Pending in committee
HB 1174 70-0 (1987) Author: Cooper, Anne Relating to the holding of elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1199 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to the deadline for conducting the drawing for the order of candidates' names on the general primary election ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1371 70-0 (1987) Author: Aikin, A. M. "Bob" Relating to a single absentee ballot application submitted by certain voters for multiple elections for which the county clerk is required to, or contracts to, conduct absentee voting. House: Elections S/C laid on table subject to call
HB 1408 70-0 (1987) Author: McKinney, Mike Relating to the requirements for a petition filed instead of a filing fee in the general primary election. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1608 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to reports filed by specific purpose political committees. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1689 70-0 (1987) Author: Carriker, Steve Relating to the financing of primary elections. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1784 70-0 (1987) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the authority of a county elections administrator to enter into a contract to perform election services. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1854 70-0 (1987) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the processing of the results of an election in which a voting system is used. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1857 70-0 (1987) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the identification of persons who print ballots and other election supplies for certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested cal.
HB 1858 70-0 (1987) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to expenses incurred in connection with a primary election that are payable by the county. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested cal.
HB 1861 70-0 (1987) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the time for canvassing a special election for the legislature. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested cal.
HB 1893 70-0 (1987) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the validity of signatures on voter's petitions in certain elections. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2047 70-0 (1987) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to furnishing a voter with a written communication for use at the polling place. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2364 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the form of the ballot in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2365 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to instructions to the voter that are printed on a ballot for an election in which straight-party voting is allowed. House: Elections Pending in committee
HB 2368 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the presence of representatives of political parties at recounts of elections. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2371 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the disposition of a poll list. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2389 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to uniform election dates and runoff elections. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2390 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the hours of service of election clerks and poll watchers. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2417 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the list of registered voters furnished for use in a political party's conventions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2420 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to recounts of elections. House: Elections S/C laid on table subject to call
HB 2421 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to recounts of elections. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 99 70-0 (1987) Author: Carriker, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the division of counties into Justice of the Peace or Constable precincts. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 204 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to revealing the total number of voters who have voted at a polling place. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 280 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to conforming the Election Code to Acts of the 69th Legislature and making certain corrective and conforming amendments. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 512 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Aikin, A. M. "Bob"
Relating to eligibility for late absentee voting by a disabled voter. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 884 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to furnishing a voter with a written communication for use at the polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1071 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the method of returning marked absentee mail ballots. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1166 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to absentee voting; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1167 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to a single absentee ballot application submitted by certain voters for multiple elections for which the county clerk is required to, or contracts to, conduct absentee voting. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1210 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to election dates and runoff elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1434 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Horn, Jim
Relating to recounts of elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1448 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Horn, Jim
Relating to the qualifications of central counting station personnel in elections using electronic voting systems. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 19 70-2 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to recounts of elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
HB 28 70-2 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to uniform election dates and runoff elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
HB 139 70-2 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to election of the members of the public utility commission and the regulation of utilities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 155 70-2 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the establishment of temporary branch absentee polling places in certain counties. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 34 69-0 (1985) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the number of ballots furnished in an election for each election precinct. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 143 69-0 (1985) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the use of voting booths and guardrails in elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Postponed in committee
HB 144 69-0 (1985) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to furnishing a voter with a written voting aid for use at the polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 177 69-0 (1985) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to straight-ticket voting in connection with judicial races. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 276 69-0 (1985) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to absentee voting and to the location of polling places in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 327 69-0 (1985) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to the form of the ballot for judicial races. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 328 69-0 (1985) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to voting in connection with judicial races. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 355 69-0 (1985) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to the election precincts and polling places for elections held on the same day in all or part of the same territory and to joint elections of certain political subdivisions. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 754 69-0 (1985) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the consolidation of county election precincts in certain elections. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 1196 69-0 (1985) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to a statement on the ballot explaining the nature and effect of certain measures to be voted on. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1216 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the validity of signatures on voters' petitions in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1315 69-0 (1985) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to joint elections held by political subdivisions. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1317 69-0 (1985) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the consolidation of election precincts in primary elections. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1338 69-0 (1985) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to documentation of facts contained in campaign communications or political advertising; providing a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1355 69-0 (1985) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the stationing of a peace officer near the entrance to a polling place. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1459 69-0 (1985) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to election precincts in certain counties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1878 69-0 (1985) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to the creation of the offense of conducting a poll of voters at a polling place on election day. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 2162 69-0 (1985) Author: Patronella, David
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the number of signatures required on an application for a place on the ballot in a municipal election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2177 69-0 (1985) Author: Russell, Sam
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to certain documents relating to elections that are required to be delivered to the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2179 69-0 (1985) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to reports to the secretary of state of certain precinct election results. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2261 69-0 (1985) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the time for the canvass of the general election returns by the state canvassing board. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2330 69-0 (1985) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to furnishing lists of registered voters for elections and to the disposition of those lists and certain affidavits after an election. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2344 69-0 (1985) Author: Hackney, Clint
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to furnishing forms for an affidavit of residence to persons voting absentee by mail and to the disposition of absentee balloting materials after processing by a special canvassing board. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2345 69-0 (1985) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the disposition of absentee balloting materials after processing by a special canvassing board. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HJR 27 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the number of precincts in Chambers County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 85 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to the procedure for verifying voters' signatures on carrier envelopes for absentee ballots voted by mail. Senate: State Affairs Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 96 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Russell, Sam
Relating to creation of the offense of conducting a poll of voters at a polling place on election day; providing a penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 688 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to election precincts in certain counties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1363 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to certain documents relating to elections that are required to be delivered to the secretary of state. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1470 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Patronella, David
Relating to the financing of primary elections and to filing fees; to preparation, distribution, and care of certified list of voters. House: Elections
Senate: Finance
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HB 90 69-2 (1986) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to primaries, other elections, political party conventions, the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, and procedures related to candidacy for public office. House: Elections Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 41 69-2 (1986) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to primaries, other elections, politcal party conventions, the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, and procedures related to candidacy for public office. Senate: State Affairs Tagged in committee
HB 19 69-3 (1986) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to primaries, other elections, political party conventions, the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, and procedures related to candidacy for public office. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 58 69-3 (1986) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the conduct of elections and the general provisions of the conduct of voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 4 69-3 (1986) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to primaries, other elections, financing elections, political party conventions, the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, procedures related to candidacy for public office, and dates and periods relevant to the electoral process; making appropriate amendments to the Election Code. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 4 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the holding of elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Record vote
HB 47 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to primary elections and conventions held by political parties and the uniform dates for holding elections. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 142 68-0 (1983) Author: Jackson, Lee Relating to the making of a campaign expenditure by a political committee immediately before an election. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 192 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the number of ballots furnished for each polling place. House: Elections Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 195 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the requirement that a precinct have on the premises on election day a quantity of ballots not less than the total number of registered voters in that precinct so as to avoid shortages of ballots. House: Elections Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 204 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the time at which the secretary of state furnishes to the county clerks certain forms and the certification of candidates for the general election. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 312 68-0 (1983) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to the number of ballots furnished for each polling place. House: Elections Coauthor authorized
HB 350 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the placement of signs outside of the entrance of a polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 441 68-0 (1983) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to furnishing a voter with a written voting aid for use at the polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Record vote
HB 612 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the composition of a committee conducting a recount of paper ballots. House: Elections Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 639 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to absentee voting on a federal post card application. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 660 68-0 (1983) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the required elements of disclosure for political advertising. House: Elections Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 679 68-0 (1983) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to the posting of informational signs at a polling place. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 730 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the validity of signatures on voters' petitions in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 998 68-0 (1983) Author: Russell, Sam
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the challenge at the polling place of a person's qualifications to vote. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1006 68-0 (1983) Author: Shea, Gwyn
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to election contests for the offices of state senator and state representative. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1038 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald
Sponsor: Vale, Bob
Relating to the consolidation of duties in connection with voter registration and the conduct of elections in the office of the county clerk or county tax assessor-collector. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1100 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to branch offices for absentee voting in certain counties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1102 68-0 (1983) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the consolidation of county election precincts in certain elections. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1121 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the tabulation of unofficial returns in certain races by the secretary of state, to certain election procedures to implement the tabulation system, and to the time for convening political party precinct conventions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1141 68-0 (1983) Author: Shea, Gwyn
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the holding of joint elections by certain political subdivisions on the first Saturday in April. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1156 68-0 (1983) Author: Martinez, Walter Relating to mandatory joint elections held by certain political subdivisions. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1269 68-0 (1983) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to the maximum population for a county election precinct in which voting machines or electronic voting systems are used. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1288 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to revealing the number of votes cast in an election before the closing polls. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1303 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the use of a public building for holding an election. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1745 68-0 (1983) Author: Russell, Sam
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to mandatory joint elections held by political subdivisions and to the use of county election precincts and polling places. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1816 68-0 (1983) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to the number of ballots furnished for each election precinct in any election. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1817 68-0 (1983) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to the qualification of watchers in general, special, or primary elections. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 1818 68-0 (1983) Author: Oliver, Jesse
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the service of process in an election contest. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1982 68-0 (1983) Author: Martinez, Walter Relating to the distribution of sample ballots for the general election for state and county officers. House: Elections Withdrawn by Author
HR 4 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Directing the House Committee on Elections to create a subcommittee to study means of setting the election dates so as to maximize voter turnout. House: Elections
SB 382 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Hudson III, Samuel
Relating to the number of ballots furnished for each polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1001 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to furnishing a voter with a written voting aid for use at the polling place. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1139 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the maximum population for a county election precinct in which voting machines or electronic voting systems are used. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
HB 136 68-2 (1984) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to the counting of straight-ticket ballots. House: Elections Companion document considered in lieu of
SB 51 68-2 (1984) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Lee, El Franco
Relating to the counting of straight-ticket ballots. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 166 67-0 (1981) Author: Elizondo, Paul Relating to the use of county election precincts and polling places for all elections held in the county. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 168 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to delivery of a copy of a nominating petition and an application for a place on a primary election ballot to a public officer. House: Elections Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 270 67-0 (1981) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to validation of certain local elections House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 780 67-0 (1981) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the use of sample ballots in elections. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 805 67-0 (1981) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the days on which emergency elections ordered by the governor may be held and the content of an emergency election proclamation. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 847 67-0 (1981) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the time at which changes in county election precinct boundaries may be made and may take effect and the time for issuing voter registration certificates. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 882 67-0 (1981) Author: Bush, Bob
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to primary elections and conventions held by political parties and the uniform dates for holding elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 892 67-0 (1981) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to certain precinct maps furnished to the secretary of state by the county clerk. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1128 67-0 (1981) Author: Staniswalis, Chip
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to the definition of terms in the election code. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1290 67-0 (1981) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the possession of written voting aids while voting. House: Elections Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1329 67-0 (1981) Author: Browder, Larry Relating to the distance from a polling place within which electioneering is prohibited. House: Elections Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1331 67-0 (1981) Author: Browder, Larry Relating to the establishment of branch absentee voting offices for certain elections. House: Elections Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1396 67-0 (1981) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to a recount of ballots in an election on a measure. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1403 67-0 (1981) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to notice of the drawing to determine the order of candidates' names on the ballot for certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1474 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the time for a canvass of an election by the state canvassing board. House: Elections Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 1487 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to exceptions to the requirement that elections be held on uniform dates. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1566 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the elections for which the governor is to issue proclamations. House: Elections Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 1567 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the form of the official application for an absentee ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1830 67-0 (1981) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to allocation of voting machines among election precincts. House: Elections Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1924 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Relating to the day of the week on which an emergency special election for state senator or state representative may be held. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2006 67-0 (1981) Author: Elizondo, Paul Relating to the use of public buildings as polling places. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2119 67-0 (1981) Author: Elizondo, Paul
Sponsor: Vale, Bob
Relating to joint elections held by incorporated cities and towns and school districts. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HJR 84 67-0 (1981) Author: Lee, El Franco
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Proposing a constitutional amendment to the division of counties into precincts for the election of justices of the peace, constables, and county commissioners. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 42 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Ware, Bob
Relating to the deadline for receipt of absentee ballots voted by mail and to the period for mailing ballots to voters outside the United States. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 286 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the procedure for accepting a voter at the polling place. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 288 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the form of the ballot and the method for showing a candidate's party alignment on the ballot. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 378 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to voting by certain disabled persons. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 379 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to voting instructions for persons with hearing impairments. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 615 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the time for a canvass of an election by the state canvassing board. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 648 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the processing of results of absentee electronic voting system ballots. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 695 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the elections for which the governor is to issue proclamations. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 699 67-0 (1981) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to certain deadlines for placing names on the general election ballot and to the time for certification of candidates for certain offices for placement on the ballot; amending the Texas Election Code. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Elections
SB 772 67-0 (1981) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to applications for a ballot to be voted absentee and to assitance to applicants; providing for contingent effectiveness of certain provisions; providing for penalties. Senate: State Affairs Received from the Senate
SB 916 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the number of voters required to vote in an election to reduce or limit the ad valorem tax rate adopted by a taxing unit. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 1019 67-0 (1981) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the allocation of voting machines among polling places. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1072 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Shaw, Larry
Relating to the meaning of "qualified voter" for the purpose of responding to a challenge of a voter at a polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
SB 1073 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Shaw, Larry
Relating to the method of maintaining duplicate voter registration certificate files. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1126 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the procedure for verifying voters' signatures on carrier envelopes for absentee ballots voted by mail. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SR 256 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to procedures pertaining to apportionment to be performed by the 67th Legislature. Senate: Administration
HB 259 66-0 (1979) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to separate ballots for submission of propositions. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 260 66-0 (1979) Author: Fox, Milton E. Relating to placement of names of candidates on the official ballot for a public election. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 319 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Conferring jurisdiction on the district courts to hear and determine election contests relative to boards of certain agencies. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 436 66-0 (1979) Author: McBee, Susan Gurley
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the quantity of ballots to be furnished to voting precincts. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 457 66-0 (1979) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to certain precinct maps furnished to secretary of state by county clerk. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 543 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to notice given to certain election officials of changes in county election precinct boundaries. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 544 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to recounts of paper ballots. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 574 66-0 (1979) Author: McBee, Susan Gurley
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the counting of votes for write-in candidates and elimination of write-in filing requirements. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Laid on the table subject to call
HB 886 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to the boundaries of single-member districts of political subdivisions located in Dallas County. House: Regions, Compacts & Districts Referred to Committee on Regions, Compacts & Districts
HB 890 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to the method of determining the ballot order in a general election. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 922 66-0 (1979) Author: Rains, Don Relating to the physician's certification of sickness or physical disability for absentee voting. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 923 66-0 (1979) Author: Rains, Don
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to procedures for accounting for ballots supplied for absentee voting. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1007 66-0 (1979) Author: Pierce, George
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to the time for filing an application for a place on an election ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1150 66-0 (1979) Author: Davis, Bob
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the procedure for contesting an election for the office of state senator or representative. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1697 66-0 (1979) Author: Coody, Bill Relating to certain political advertising. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1883 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Relating to the reporting of unofficial election results by the secretary of state. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1968 66-0 (1979) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to judicial verification of election returns for certain federal offices. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2025 66-0 (1979) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to signing and witnessing an application for an absentee ballot; providing a penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2054 66-0 (1979) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to public inspection of the official ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 2059 66-0 (1979) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the officer with whom are filed applications for a place on the primary ballot for nomination to a district office. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2060 66-0 (1979) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the meeting of the primary committee. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2061 66-0 (1979) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the time for canvassing primary election returns by the state executive committee. House: Elections Sent to Local and Consent Calendar Committee
HB 2104 66-0 (1979) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to assistance to voters in preparing their ballots; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2250 66-0 (1979) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the consideration of write-in votes for the purpose of determining whether a candidate for an office of a political subdivision has received a majority vote. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HJR 76 66-0 (1979) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the division of counties into precincts for the election of justices of the peace, constables, and county commissioners. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HR 58 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Requesting a subcommittee of the Committee on Elections to study election dates. House: Elections
SB 33 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the form of the ballot and the method for showing party affiliation of the candidates in an election where nominees of political parties appear on the ballot. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 35 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Regulating assistance to voters by persons who are not election officials; stating criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 80 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to ballot identification of incumbent judges. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to subcommittee
SB 121 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the method of determining the order of party columns on the ballot in a general election. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 410 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the deadline for receipt of absentee ballots voted by mail. Senate: State Affairs Removed from local and uncontested calendar
SB 497 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to certain precinct maps furnished to secretary of state by county clerk. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1033 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the hours that polls remain open in elections. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1120 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the posting of a list of write-in candidates and display of sample ballots in a polling place. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1121 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to dates for elections. Senate: State Affairs Removed from local and uncontested calendar
SB 1127 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to public inspection of the official ballot. Senate: State Affairs Removed from local and uncontested calendar
SB 1149 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the financing and conduct of primary elections. Senate: State Affairs Passed to engrossment
SCR 99 66-0 (1979) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Davis, Bob
Requesting the House to return H.B. 1150 to the Senate for further consideration. Signed by the Governor
SJR 6 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution relating to the division of counties into precincts for the election of justices of the peace, constables, and county commissioners. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 104 65-0 (1977) Author: Fox, Milton E. Relating to placement of names of candidates on the official ballot for a public election. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 203 65-0 (1977) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Relating to administration of elections in certain counties; creating the separate appointive office of county elections administrators and providing for transfer of all county election duties to the administrator; enlarging the duties of the administrator in regard to designation of polling places and selection of election judges for county elections; authorizing the expenditure of public funds for conducting training programs for election judges and clerks; authorizing the administrator to contracts with other political subdivisions and with political parties to furnish services in the conduct of their elections; providing civil and criminal penalties and remedies. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 244 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
To permit young children to accompany parents into polling places and voting booths; and declaring an emergency. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 808 65-0 (1977) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to accessiblity of polling places to elderly and physically handicapped persons. House: Elections Coauthor authorized
HB 893 65-0 (1977) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to ballot used at elections; eliminating the ballot stub to be signed by the voter and adjusting voting procedures accordingly; adding provisions on ascertaining how a voter voted where fraud or illegality in casting the ballot is established in an election contest or criminal proceeding. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 976 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron Requiring all elections held by the state or by political subdivisions of the state to be held on a Saturday, with certain exceptions. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 1007 65-0 (1977) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Providing means whereby a voter may express his lack of confidence in any of the candidates for certain offices in certain elections. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1008 65-0 (1977) Author: Bigham, John R.
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to the formation of county election precincts in cities having 10,000 or more inhabitants. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1125 65-0 (1977) Author: McBee, Susan Gurley
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to the administration of elections; providing for consolidation of election duties performed by county clerks and voter registration duties performed by county tax assessor-collectors; designating the county tax assessor-collector as the registrar of voters in each county but permitting the commissioners court to change the designation to the county clerk; also authorizing the commissioners court to create the separate appointive office of county elections administrator and providing for transfer for all county election duties to the administrator; authorizing the county officer in charge of election duties (county clerk or county elections administrator) to contract with other political subdivisions and with political parties to furnish services in the conduct of their elections; enlarging the duties of that officer in regard to designation of polling places and selection of election judges for county elections; authorizing the expenditure of public funds for conducting training program for election judges and alternate judges in elections held by political subdivisions or political parties; providing a penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1454 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike Regulating write-in candidacy for public office. House: Elections Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 1562 65-0 (1977) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to locations for conducting absentee voting in certain elections in counties with a population in excess of 1,500,000. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1576 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to the Texas Election Code. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Returned from the Senate
HB 1627 65-0 (1977) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to the form of the petition of minor party and the form of the application of independent candidate for a place on the general election ballot. House: Elections Assigned to Consent Calendar
HB 1743 65-0 (1977) Author: Rains, Don
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Providing for changes of content in general primary and general election ballot up to 40 days prior to date of election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1788 65-0 (1977) Author: Bird, Ronald C.
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to the procedure for accepting a voter at the polling place; permitting combination of the signature roster, the poll list, and other forms on the list of registered voters; eliminating the March 1 date for prparation of list of registered voters. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1833 65-0 (1977) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to maintenance and inspection of records of absentee voters and the applications for absentee ballots and accompanying papers. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1845 65-0 (1977) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Relating to application forms for applying for an absentee ballot and to procedures for conducting the absentee voting. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1847 65-0 (1977) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the requirements of election returns made by the presiding judge of any election. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1908 65-0 (1977) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to conduct of joint elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1940 65-0 (1977) Author: Wright, Brad Changing the deadline for candidates to file for a place on a primary election ballot and changing dates for other actions to conform to the change in the filling deadline. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 1956 65-0 (1977) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to judicial recount for certain federal offices. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1968 65-0 (1977) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the place on the ballot for propositions submitting proposed constitutional amendments relating to a reorganization of the Texas Constitution. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 2055 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to the services, duties, and privilages of poll watchers. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 2058 65-0 (1977) Author: Lalor, Lance
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Relating to runoff elections in cities and towns over 200,000. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 2101 65-0 (1977) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Changing the deadline for candidates to file for a place on a primary election ballot and changing dates for other actions to conform to the change in the filing deadline. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 2168 65-0 (1977) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to the filing procedure for candidacy in a general (regular) municipal election. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2169 65-0 (1977) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to the filing procedure for candidacy in a general (regular) municipal election. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 114 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Wright, Brad
Permitting a voter who expects to serve as a poll watcher in an election precinct other than the precinct of his residence to vote absentee. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 492 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Regulating assistance to voters by persons who are not election officers; stating criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 493 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to primary elections held by political parties; providing for the conduct and financing of joint primary elections for all parties making nominations by the primary election process; also making changes with respect to other affairs of political parties and to other matters relating to the nomination and election of candidates, which are necessitated by the changes in the law with respect to primary elections; containing penal provisions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 530 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the method of voting at elections where names of nominees of political parties appear on the ballot; removing authorization for a voter to vote a straight ticket for a political party by making a single mark or punch or by operating a single lever or other mechanism. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 584 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to uniform dates for holding general and special elections in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 670 65-0 (1977) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to the formation of county election precincts in cities having 10,000 or more inhabitants. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 706 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the procedure for accepting a voter at the polling place; eliminating the signature roster and providing for placing the voter's signature on the list of registered voters. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 715 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to use of paper ballots in an election conducted by voting machines where a machine becomes out of order on election day. Senate: State Affairs Motion withdrawn
SB 780 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the invalidity of ballots cast by persons not signing ballot stubs. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 834 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to runoff elections in cities and towns over 200,000. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably substituted
SB 1061 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to polling places in joint elections. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1087 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the procedure for accepting a voter at the polling place; permitting combination of the signature roster, the poll list, and other forms on the list of registered voters; eliminating the March 1 date for preparation of list registered voters. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1090 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the duties of the Secretary of State as chief election officer, to the assistance rendered to a voter during absentee voting and on election day, to the bond required and the making of interim appointments in election contests, and to the location of polling places; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably substituted
SB 1093 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Providing for changes of content in general primary and general election ballot up to 60 days prior to date of election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1120 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to locations for absentee voting in certain elections in counties with population in excess of 1,500,000. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Elections
SCR 42 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Condemning the system under which certain organizations send out questionnaires to political candidates. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 18 65-2 (1978) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: McBee, Susan Gurley
Relating to the arrangement on the ballot of certain proposed constitutional amendments. House: Elections
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 58 64-0 (1975) Author: Kaster, James J. Relating to primary elections and conventions held by political parties; changing the dates of the primaries and conventions and related actions; making procedural changes incidental to the change in dates; also making certain changes in addition to those necessitated by the change in dates; prescribing criminal penalties. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 119 64-0 (1975) Author: Reynolds, Richard F. Relating to the primary elections and conventions held by political parties; changing the dates of the primaries and conventions and relation actions; making procedural changes incidental to the change in dates; also making certain changes in addition to those necessitated by the change in dates; prescribing criminal penalties. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 275 64-0 (1975) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Setting uniform dates for holding general and special elections in this state, adjusting existing elections dates and terms of office to the uniform dates, and authorizing political subdivisions to hold joint elections; providing an effective date and termination date. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 352 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, W.C. "Bud"
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to declination of party nomination, withdrawal of independent candidacy, death, and ineligibility of candidates in general and special elections held within the state; relating to methods for making changes in printed ballots which are necessitated by or result from the death, declination, withdrawal, or ineligibility of candidates; relating to the printing of the name of a deceased or ineligible candidate on the ballot and the effect of votes cast for such a candidate; relating to the declination of party nominations, the filling of vacancies in nomination caused by death, declination, or ineligibility of nominees, the withdrawal of independent candidates, and the ballot status of party nominees and independent candidates who die, decline, withdraw, or are ineligible. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 363 64-0 (1975) Author: Fox, Milton E. Relating to placement of names of candidates on the official ballot for a public education; to delete the provision which permits a person's name to appear on the same ballot as a candidate for the office of President or Vice-President of the United States and as a candidate for an office requiring a statewide vote for election; also revising the provision defining what political parties are required to nominate by primary election in order to have the names of the party nominees printed on the official ballot for a general election. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 440 64-0 (1975) Author: Schieffer, Tom Relating to qualifying requirements for a candidate in a primary election who files under an extended deadline and for a candidate in a general election who is nominated to replace a candidate who has declined a party nomination. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 441 64-0 (1975) Author: Schieffer, Tom Relating to procedures for and effect of withdrawal of candidacy in a general, special, or primary election or declination of a party nomination in a general election for state and county officers, to ballot changes necessitated by withdrawal, declination, death, or ineligibility of a candidate, and to the effect of votes cast for the candidate if his name appears on the ballot. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 523 64-0 (1975) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to electioneering and loitering at or near polling places; to change the distance within which electioneering and loitering are prohibited. House: Elections Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 541 64-0 (1975) Author: Hernandez, Joe Increasing the distance within which electioneering or loitering near polling places for elections is prohibited. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 547 64-0 (1975) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Lowering the required minimum number of registered voters in a county election precinct. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 618 64-0 (1975) Author: Hilliard, Bill Providing for designation of a candidate's political party affiliation on the ballot in a special election to fill a vacancy in the state legislature or the congress of the United States. House: Elections Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 659 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, Ed
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to the procedure for preparing the statements of canvass and returns in elections where voting machines are used. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 667 64-0 (1975) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to ballots used at elections; eliminating the ballot stub to be signed by the voter, and adjusting voting procedures accordingly; adding provisions on ascertaining how a voter voted where fraud or illegality in casting the ballot is established in an election contest or criminal proceeding. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 784 64-0 (1975) Author: McBee, Susan Gurley
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to county election precincts formed by commissioners courts. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 815 64-0 (1975) Author: Powers, Pike Relating to ballots used at elections; revising the form of the ballot to eliminate the ballot stub which the voter signs, and adjusting voting procedures accordingly. House: Elections Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1134 64-0 (1975) Author: Hutchison, Ray
Sponsor: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Amending Section 63, Texas Election Code, as amended (Article 6.07, Vernon's Texas Election Code), to provide that the constitutional amendments proposed by Senate Joint Resolution No. 11 as passed by the 64th Legislature in regular session are to be printed and numbered on the official ballot in the order that the propositions are numbered by that resolution, and to declare this amendment to the Election Code a temporary law. House: Elections
Senate: Texas Constitution
Effective immediately
HB 1136 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Amending Section 99, Texas Election Code (Article 8.17, Vernon's Texas Election Code), to permit young children to accompany parents into polling places and voting booths. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1469 64-0 (1975) Author: Gilley, Smith Amending Section 371, Texas Election Code (Article 15.71, Vernon's Texas Election Code), to delete the prohibition against hiring vehicles and drivers for the purpose of conveying voters to polling places. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1493 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Luther Relating to the conduct of elections, the qualifications for voting, and procedures and matters incidental to the holding of elections in this state; containing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1823 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, Ed Setting a time limit for conducting the drawing to determine the order of names on the ballot in certain elections. House: Elections Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1939 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Luther Relating to the conduct of elections, the qualifications for voting, and procedures and matters incidental to the holding of elections in this state; containing criminal penalties; amending the Texas Election Code. House: Elections Reported from committee with substitute
HB 2091 64-0 (1975) Author: Hartung, Frank Relating to the penalty for violating certain provisions of the Texas Election Code relating to the acceptance of voters. House: Elections Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 165 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
Requiring use of bilingual election materials and voter registration materials in English and Spanish in certain areas and permitting use of the bilingual materials in other areas. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 494 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to senatorial district chairmen and committeemen, senatorial district executive committees, and senatorial district conventions in counties containing all or part of two or more senatorial districts, and also relating to the filling of vacancies in the office of precinct chairman in these counties. Senate: State Affairs Motion to suspend rules lost
SB 641 64-0 (1975) Author: McKnight, Peyton
Sponsor: Hilliard, Bill
Relating to the application for a place on the ballot at a special election held for the purpose of filling a vacancy and the information to be included on the application; relating to the time and place for filing such an application and the fee or petition of voters to accompany the application; providing that in certain special elections the political party affiliation of the applicant shall be printed on the official ballot or the word "Independent" in appropriate cases; and making other provisions regarding the application and ballot in special elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
90 day bill
SB 1097 64-0 (1975) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to electioneering and loitering at or near polling places. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably
SCR 60 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
Requesting that the governor return Senate Bill No. 165 to the enrolling room for correction of a deficiency; declaring null and void the action of the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House in signing Senate Bill No. 165, and authorizing the two presiding officers to remove their signatures from the enrolled bill; directing the enrolling and engrossing clerk of the senate to correct Section 3 of the bill. Signed by Governor
HB 128 63-0 (1973) Author: Cobb, L. Dean
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Relating to branch offices for absentee voting by personal appearance in elections; amending Paragraph (b), Subdivision 14, Section 37, Texas Election Code, as amended (Article 5.05, Vernon's Texas Election Code); and declaring an emergency. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HB 163 63-0 (1973) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to the method of voting at elections where names of nominees of political parties appear on ballot; removing authorization for a voter to vote a straight ticket for a political party by making a single mark or punch by operating a single lever or other mechanism; amending the following sections of the Texas Election Code: Subdivision 7 of Section 61, as amended (Article 6.05, Vernon's Texas Election Code); Section 62, as amended (Article 6.06); Seciton 8 of Section 79, as amended (Article 7.14); adn Subdivision 4, Subparagraphs (b) (3), (c) (3), (c) (4), and (d) (1) of Subdivision 11, and Subdivision 12 of Section 80 (Article 7.15); repealing Section 101a, Texas Election Code (Article 8.19, Vernon's Texas Election Code); and declaring an emergency. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 208 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to political advertising in elections; providing criminal and civil penalties for false representations of the source of the advertising. House: Elections Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 620 63-0 (1973) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to ballots used at elections; revising the form of the ballot to eliminate the ballot stub which the voter signs, and adjusting voting procedures accordingly; making it unlawful for a voter to remove an official ballot from the polling place, and providing a criminal penalty for violation. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 947 63-0 (1973) Author: Cole, James D. Providing the permissive creation of a County Election Commission in any county in Texas and providing the composition, authority and duties of each such County Election Commission; containing a repealing clause; containing a saving clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Elections Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 1077 63-0 (1973) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to absentee voting in elections; to increase the number of watchers authorized at absentee voting by a personal appearance. House: Elections Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 1347 63-0 (1973) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to the hours during which polls are open for voting in elections, the deadlines for returning marked absentee mail ballots to the clerk's office, and the procedures followed by the clerk after receipt of a marked absentee ballot. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 1443 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to the conduct of elections, the qualifications for voting, the registration of voters, and other procedures and matters incidental to the holding of elections in this state; containing penal provisions; amending sections of the Texas Election Code relating to qualifications and requirements for voting; relating to absentee voting; relating to voting by former residents in presidential elections; relating to voting rights and procedures after a change of residence to another county; relating to records of voting by persons lacking full voting rights; relating to information required on a voter registration application; relating to the form and content of voter registration certificates; relating to voter registration records; relating to voting rights and procedures after a change of residence to another county; relating to lits of registered voters; relating to the order of party columns on the ballot; relating to the publication of notices on proposed constitutional amendments; relating to absentee voting where an electronic voting system is used; relating to the form of the ballot for electronic voting systems; relating to assistance to voters in preparing their ballots; relating to assistance to voters; repealing sections of the Texas Election Code relating to voting by new residents in presidential elections; relating to residence requirements and other qualifications for voting in city elections. House: Elections Reported favorably
HB 1529 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, Ed Providing for a Voters' Information Pamphlet; amending the Texas Election Code by adding Section 8; and declaring an emergency. House: Elections Subcommittee hearing date
SB 11 63-0 (1973) Author: Wolff, Nelson
Sponsor: Semos, Chris V.
Enacting temporary provisions relating to the conduct and financing of primary elections held in 1974; also enacting permanent provisions relating to the minimum and maximum number of registered voters in a voting precinct, the standards for determining whether a party makes its nominations by primary elections or by conventions, the filing procedure for primary election candidates, and the number of ballots furnished for each voting precinct in primary elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 287 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the hours during which the polls are open in elections, and the deadline for returning marked absentee mail ballots tot he clerk's office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 748 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to polling places for elections. Senate: State Affairs Notice of intent given
SB 752 63-0 (1973) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Providing for permissive creation of County Election Commission in any Election Commission; containing a repealing clause; containing a saving clause; and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably
SB 820 63-0 (1973) Author: Wolff, Nelson Relating to the conduct of elections, the qualifications for voting, the registration of voters, and other procedures and matters incidental to the holding of elections in this state; containing penal provisions; amending the following sections of the Texas Election Code, as amended; Section 33 (Article 5.01, Vernon's Texas Election Code), relating to disqualifications for voting; Section 34 (Article 5.02), relating to qualifications and requirements for voting; Subdivisions 2, 3b, 4, 6, and 15, Section 37 (Article 5.05), relating to absentee voting; Section 37b (Article 5.05b), relating to voting by former residents in presidential elections; Subdivisions 1, 2, and 3, Section 37c (Article 5.05c), relating to voting rights and procedures after a change of residence to another county; Section 37d (Article 5.05d), relating to records of voting by persons lacking full voting rights; Section 42a (Article 5.10a), relating to persons entitled to register; Subdivision 3, Section 43a (Article 5.11a), relating to registration periods; Section 45b (Article 5.13b), relating to information required on a voter registration application; Subdivisions 2 and 3, Section 46a (Article 5.14a), relating to the form and content of voter registration certificates; Subdivision 1, Section 47a (Article 5.15a), relating to voter registration records; Subdivision 3, Section 50a (Article 5.18a), relating to voting rights and procedures after a change of residence to another county; Subsection (1), Section 51a (Article 5.19a), relating to lists fo registered voters; Section 61b (Article 6.05b), relating to the order of party columns on the ballot; Subdivisions 2 and 2a, Section 63 (Article 6.07), relating to the publication of notices on proposed constitutional amendments; Paragraph (a), Subdivision 9, Section 80 (Article 7.15), relating to absentee voting where an electronic voting system is used; Subdivision 11, Section 80, relating to the form of the ballot for electronic voting systems; and Section 15 of Section 79 (Article 7.14), Subdivision 14 of Section 80 (Article 7.15), and Section 95 (Article 8.13), relating to assistance to voters in preparing their ballots; also amending Article 225, Penal Code of Texas, 1925, as amended, relating to assistance to voters; repealing the following sections of the Texas Election Code: Section 37a (Article 5.05a), relating to voting by new residents in presidential elections; . . . Senate: State Affairs Reported by subcommittee favorably
SB 987 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Setting the date for certain elections to be held in 1973. House: Elections Effective immediately
HB 109 62-0 (1971) Author: Earthman, Jim Relating to the procedure for becoming a write-in candidate in certain elections and to the counting and canvassing of votes cast for write-in candidates and unopposed candidates.
HB 1116 62-0 (1971) Author: Earthman, Jim Relating to the powers and duties of the presiding judge of a special canvassing board of absentee voting.
HJR 2 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Wilson, Charles
Proposing an amendment to Sections 1 and 2, Article VI, Constitution of the State of Texas, so as to lower the minimum age required for voting to 18 years.
HJR 49 62-0 (1971) Author: Harding, Forrest A. Proposing an amendment to lower the minimum age for the qualification as an elector to the age of eighteen years of age.
HJR 90 62-0 (1971) Author: Reed, Dick | et. al. Ratifying the proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States extending the right to vote to persons who are 18 years of age or older.
SB 23 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike
Sponsor: Bass, Tom
Relating to the assembling, compilation, and preservation in a central location of certain records pertaining to elections.
SB 162 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to revising, amplifying, and clarifying laws relating to general, special and primary elections held by State, by counties, cities or other political subdivisions and by political parties.
SB 231 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to the election precinct in which a voter may vote.
SB 459 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to election contests.
SB 794 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to amending the Texas Election Code.
SJR 6 62-0 (1971) Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, to lower the minimum age for voting to 18 years.
HB 5 62-1 (1971) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to enacting temporary provisions relating to the method of conducting and financing primary elections and to the fees, assessments, and deposits levied against candidates; providing penalties; making the Act effective only upon the occurrence of certain conditions and fixing the expiration date if the Act becomes effective.
SCR 7 62-1 (1971) Author: Creighton, Tom Recalling H.B. No.5 from the House of Representatives for further consideration.
HB 1174 61-0 (1969) Author: Bray, Jamie Houston Relating to amending the Texas Election Code; providing for the time, or times, that certain candidates of political parties shall be certified to the Secretary of State by the political party or parties; providing for the time that the Secretary of State shall prescribe and furnish forms necessary under this code to each county clerk; providing for the time, or times, the Secretary of State shall certify to each county clerk the names of the candidates to appear on the General Election Ballot.

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