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HB 25 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. House: Elections
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 433 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 450 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person near a polling place. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
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 1413 85-0 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana Relating to the overseas military e-mail ballot program. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1414 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to voting procedures for certain federal postcard applicants and military personnel serving overseas. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
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 1711 85-0 (2017) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2000 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the creation of a fund to assist local governments with the acquisition of voting system equipment. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2984 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to voting a limited ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3386 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to consistency in election practices and procedures; increasing the penalty for unlawful participation in a political party's proceedings. House: Elections Left pending in committee
SB 144 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person occupying a voting station. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 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 752 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip
Relating to the overseas military e-mail ballot program. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 829 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1144 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2175 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 237 85-1 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to straight-party voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 269 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person near a polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 342 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to cybersecurity for voting systems. House: Elections Left pending in committee
SB 99 85-1 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to cybersecurity for voting systems. Filed
HB 430 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a study on the feasibility of online voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 675 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person occupying a voting station. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1026 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to eligibility for appointment as a tabulation supervisor in an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1288 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1555 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1646 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a program allowing certain military voters on active duty overseas to cast a ballot electronically. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1910 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to requiring the secretary of state to conduct a study of the reasons for the rejection of early voting by mail ballots. House: Elections Referred to Elections
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 2125 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to multiple methods of voting at the same polling place. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2900 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to compliance with federal voting system standards. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2944 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the deadline for returning a ballot voted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 1115 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to a program allowing certain military voters on active duty overseas to cast a ballot electronically. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1491 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person occupying a voting station. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1551 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to eligibility for appointment as a tabulation supervisor in an election. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 168 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts; providing clarification of existing authority with regard to the imposition or use of certain assessments, fees, or taxes; providing authority to change a fee or repeal a tax. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 579 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a study on the feasibility of online voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 600 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the adoption of certain voting procedures necessary to implement the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act, including the modification of certain election deadlines. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
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 1129 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to a program allowing certain military voters on active duty overseas to cast a ballot electronically. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1243 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2006 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to eligibility for appointment as a central counting station manager. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2023 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the availability of limited ballots during early voting. 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 3101 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to filing deadlines to become a write-in candidate in elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 3104 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
SB 902 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 904 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the adoption of certain voting procedures and the modification of certain election deadlines, including those necessary to implement the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
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
HB 111 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the adoption of voting procedures necessary to implement the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 339 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the use of certain voting equipment in an election that does not involve a federal office. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 368 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to ballot instructions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 725 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 1419 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2173 82-0 (2011) Author: Torres, Raul | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
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: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
House appoints conferees-reported
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 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 3585 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the adoption of voting procedures necessary to implement the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HJR 146 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the provision that requires the automatic resignation of certain county, municipal, or district officeholders if they become candidates for another office. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HR 2684 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 100. Reported enrolled
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 849 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to certain election practices and procedures. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 37 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
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. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SR 1249 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 100. Reported enrolled
HB 42 82-1 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 112 81-0 (2009) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 135 81-0 (2009) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 355 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie | 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 381 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | 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 419 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to the use of certain voting equipment in a city election that is not held jointly with an election in which a federal office appears on the ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 638 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Referred to Elections
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 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 1768 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2274 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to allowing multiple methods of voting at the same polling place. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2390 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to processing certain early voting ballots before election day. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2468 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to public access to the examination and approval of voting systems used in an election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
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 2794 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the requirements for accessibility to voting equipment by persons with disabilities in certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2801 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the use of emergency paper ballots. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2996 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to voting outside the county of residence. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3063 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to a pilot program authorizing counties to use direct recording electronic voting machines that produce paper records. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3335 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the creation and powers of certain groundwater and surface water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
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 3636 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. 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 3830 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to certain election practices and procedures; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
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 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
SB 92 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program to provide a ballot by electronic mail to military personnel serving overseas and their spouses and dependents residing overseas. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 142 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain restrictions on a person who serves as secretary of state. 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 317 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent 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 927 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to tampering with a direct recording electronic voting machine. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1310 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Smith, Todd | et. al.
Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1604 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to voting system requirements. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 2255 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to allowing multiple methods of voting at the same polling place. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 17 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide a ballot by electronic mail to military personnel serving overseas. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 65 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 123 80-0 (2007) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. 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 600 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the use of certain voting equipment in an election that does not involve a federal office. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 690 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to the use of certain voting equipment in certain elections that do not involve a federal office. House: Elections Referred to Elections
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 1031 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the use of certain voting equipment in certain elections that do not involve a federal office. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
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 2209 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the use of alternate forms of voting in certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3105 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3119 80-0 (2007) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the approval of direct recording electronic voting machines that use publicly disclosed program codes. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3891 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3894 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the use of hand-counted paper ballots. House: Elections Referred to Elections
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 90 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide a ballot by electronic mail to military personnel serving overseas. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 134 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 269 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 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 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 1246 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. 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 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
SB 1776 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Berman, Leo
Relating to the requirements for accessibility to voting equipment by persons with disabilities in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
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 166 79-0 (2005) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 345 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the disclosure of certain information provided on a voter registration application. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 758 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to a pilot program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1580 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the period for preserving precinct election records. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1790 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the use of alternate forms of voting in certain elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2090 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to population requirements for certain county election precincts. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2259 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2260 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to the form of information printed on a ballot used in an election. 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 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 2465 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to a public hearing conducted by the secretary of state in regard to the question of approval of a voting system or voting system equipment for use in elections. 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 3307 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the population requirements for county election precincts. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3383 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the process for the approval of voting systems. House: Elections Left pending in committee
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
SB 94 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 1672 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the approval of voting systems and equipment. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 1362 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the use of alternate forms of voting in certain elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
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 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 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 2583 78-0 (2003) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to members and veterans of the armed forces. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Companion considered in lieu of in committee
SB 655 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to members and veterans of the armed forces. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
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
HB 424 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to prohibiting the use of punch-card election ballots. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 555 77-0 (2001) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting in connection with certain judicial races. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 562 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to procedures for an automatic recount in certain elections. House: Elections Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1419 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to requiring the secretary of state to study voting systems, technologies, and strategies. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1599 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain procedures for counting and recounting voting system ballots. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1856 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the use of certain voting systems. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2303 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to requiring the secretary of state to study and report on voting technologies. House: Elections Laid on table subject to call in committee
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 2509 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain election processes and procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2923 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the implementation of new voting system technology in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2924 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to the preparation of electronic voting system ballots for automatic counting. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3221 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to requirements for providing voting systems accessible to persons with physical disabilities. House: Elections Left pending in committee
SB 6 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the fair conduct of elections and election campaigns; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
HB 231 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to the elimination of the notation of a person's political party affiliation on a voter registration certificate. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
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 307 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the meaning of electioneering and to the distance within which electioneering is prohibited at an early voting polling place. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 666 76-0 (1999) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the method of voting in connection with certain judicial races. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
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 862 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to establishing voting by mail as the exclusive method of voting in certain elections. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1053 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to requiring a voting system to be accessible by persons with physical disabilities. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1509 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the manual counting of electronic voting system ballots. House: Elections Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1546 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the order of parties, names, and propositions on a ballot to accommodate voters with visual impairments. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2392 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to participation by counties in an electronic voting pilot project for military voters. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
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 971 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to participation by counties in an electronic voting pilot project for military voters. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 513 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the use of a computer modem to transmit certain precinct election results. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1343 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to allowing the use of certain computerized voting systems. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
HB 261 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to an additional count of electronic voting system ballots after an election. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 569 74-0 (1995) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the form of a punch-card ballot in regard to straight-party voting. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2110 74-0 (1995) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to the procedures used before processing electronic voting system ballots at a central counting station. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 689 73-0 (1993) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the form of a punch-card ballot in regard to straight-party voting. House: Elections
Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 2615 73-0 (1993) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to an additional count of electronic voting system ballots after an election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 123 72-0 (1991) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the form of the ballot in the general election for state and county officers. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1003 72-0 (1991) Author: Mowery, Anna | et. al. Relating to processing election results in a voting system without centralized counting. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1833 72-0 (1991) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to state supervision over voting systems and to the acquisition and use of voting systems; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2583 72-0 (1991) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the counting and form of certain ballots. House: Elections Left pending in committee
SB 267 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the manual recounting of certain electronic voting system ballots by the general custodian of election records. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 643 72-0 (1991) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Mowery, Anna
Relating to processing election results in an electronic voting system that does not entail counting the ballots at a central location. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1618 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to state supervision over voting systems and to the acquisition and use of voting systems; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 140 72-1 (1991) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to state supervision over voting systems and to the acquisition and use of voting systems; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2198 71-0 (1989) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to the approval of a voting system or voting system equipment for use in elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3020 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the prohibition of electronic voting systems using punch-card ballots in elections in certain counties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 1549 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the approval of a voting system or voting system equipment for use in elections. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 501 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the prohibition of electronic voting systems using punch-card ballots in elections in certain counties. House: Elections Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 1412 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the approval and use of voting systems and voting system equipment and to the security, verification, processing, and recount of electronic voting equipment election results. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1525 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the requirement of mechanical voting machines to be used in elections in certain counties. House: Elections Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 1851 70-0 (1987) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the use of voting booths. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested cal.
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
SB 684 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the approval and use of voting systems and voting system equipment and to the security, verification, processing, and recount of electronic voting system election results. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
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 569 69-0 (1985) Author: Willy, John
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the furnishing of indelible marking instruments for use at polling places. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2260 69-0 (1985) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the form of the ballot in an electronic voting system. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested cal.
HB 2346 69-0 (1985) Author: Hackney, Clint
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the inspection and sealing of voting machines prior to an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 87 69-3 (1986) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to verify electronic voting system results in an election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
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 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 1293 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, El Franco
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the amount charged by the county for the use of electronic voting equipment in a primary election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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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 392 67-0 (1981) Author: Riley, Ken Relating to straight ticket voting. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 562 67-0 (1981) Author: Elizondo, Paul Relating to the use of punch card voting systems. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 569 67-0 (1981) Author: Patrick, Kae Relating to the use of punch card voting systems. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 779 67-0 (1981) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the use of voting booths. House: Elections Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 780 67-0 (1981) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the use of sample ballots in elections. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 981 67-0 (1981) Author: Elizondo, Paul Relating to use of various types of voting systems in the same election. House: Elections Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1473 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the processing of results of absentee electronic voting system ballots. House: Elections Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
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 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
HB 542 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron
Sponsor: Vale, Bob
Relating to use of various types of voting systems in the same election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
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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SB 631 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to use of voting machines for absentee voting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1712 65-0 (1977) Author: Schieffer, Tom
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to certify voting devices; amending the Texas Election Code, as amended. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
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 948 65-0 (1977) Author: McKnight, Peyton Relating to the authority of the Secretary of State to certify voting devices. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably
HB 56 64-0 (1975) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to ballots used at elections where voting is by an electronic voting system; 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 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 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 1079 64-0 (1975) Author: Fox, Milton E.
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Relating to electronic voting systems. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1455 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Authorizing changing the dates of certain municipal and school district elections in counties where voting machines are used. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1695 64-0 (1975) Author: Lary, Camm Providing for definitions, examination and approval of electronic voting systems by the Secretary of State, adoption by Commissioners Court of electronic voting systems, experimental use of electronic voting systems, payment for voting equipment or automatic tabulating equipment, use of electronic voting systems for absentee voting, the form of the ballot, preparation of the ballot and program and procedure while the polls are open. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
SB 700 64-0 (1975) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to electronic voting systems. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 950 64-0 (1975) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Lary, Camm
Relating to electronic voting systems. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
90 day bill
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 1200 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to electronic voting systems. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Motion to suspend rules lost
HB 1743 63-0 (1973) Author: Menefee, Hawkins Pertaining to preservation of ballots and records of voting machines where a second election is scheduled to be held in the same county within twenty-one days after another election; amending Section 20 of Article 7.14, Vernon's Texas Election Code; and declaring an emergency House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
SB 697 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to approval, adoption, and use of electronic voting systems at elections. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 988 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Menefee, Hawkins
Pertaining to preservation of ballots and records of voting machines where a second election is scheduled to be held in the same county within twenty-one days after another election. House: Elections
Senate: Administration
Notice given
SB 348 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to a voter's use of a marked ballot or other paper containing names of candidates or statements of propositions in preparing his ballot and to his exhibition of such a paper at the polling place; providing a criminal penalty for violation.
HB 28 62-4 (1972) Author: Stroud, J.W. Relating to authorizing certain counties to issue negotiable certificates of indebtedness for the purpose of acquiring voting machines or voting equipment.
SB 49 62-4 (1972)
HB 50 61-0 (1969) Author: Graves, Curtis M. | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code to require the placing of a separate number beside the name of each candidate in certain elections, applying to paper ballots, voting machines, and electronic voting systems.
HB 571 61-0 (1969) Author: Price, William Rayford | et. al. Relating to the adoption of a uniform statewide voting system purchased by the state; amending the Texas Election Code.
SB 838 61-0 (1969) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relating to the form of the ballot for electronic voting systems.
SB 59 60-0 (1967) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to amending certain articles of the Texas Election code relating to the form of paper ballots and the method of marking paper ballots.
SB 181 60-0 (1967) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to perform certain governmental functions including the administration of certain bonds.
HB 89 59-0 (1965) Author: Bass, III, Thomas Hutcheson "Tom" | et. al. Relating to use of marking devices and automatic ballot-tabulating equipment at elections in this state; amending the Texas Election Code.
HB 526 59-0 (1965) Author: Peeler, Travis A. | et. al. Relating to amending the Election Code so as to eliminate the "scratch" method of marking ballots and to provide in lieu thereof that the voter shall mark his ballot by placing an X in a square beside the name of a candidate for whom or the statement of a proposition for which he desires to vote.
SB 425 59-0 (1965) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to amending the Texas Election Code as to form of the ballot and other procedures for handling of ballots for voters entitled to vote for federal offices only.
HB 111 58-0 (1963) Author: Bass, III, Thomas Hutcheson "Tom" | et. al. Relating to use of voting machines and other types of automatic ballot-tabulating equipment at elections in this State and authorizing the use of additional types of voting and ballot-tabulating equipment and providing procedures for their approval and use.
HB 419 58-0 (1963) Author: Garrison, Donald E. "Don" | et. al. Relating to providing that the name of a candidate who is a nominee of more than two (2) or more political parties may appear two (2) or more times on the official ballot.
HB 458 58-0 (1963) Author: Harris, O.H. | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code so as to eliminate the possibility of a candidate's name appearing more than once upon the official ballot in case he has been nominated for the office of President or Vice-President of the United States and also for an office requiring a state-wide vote for election.
HB 570 58-0 (1963) Author: Morgan, Richard L. "Dick" | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code to eliminate provisions for placing party columns on ballots and for voting straight tickets, and so as to provide for the listing of party nominees under the title of the office, arranged in the order determined by a drawing for position.
HB 571 58-0 (1963) Author: Morgan, Richard L. "Dick" | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code to eliminate the provisions for scratch or negative methods of marking ballots and to provide that the "X" method shall be the method for marking ballots.
HB 591 58-0 (1963) Author: Garrison, Donald E. "Don" | et. al. Relating to amending the Election Code to provide for the manner of appointing the number of presidential electors to which the State of Texas hereafter may be entitled.
HB 1062 58-0 (1963) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to amending the Election Code to provide for the use of various colors of ink in the printing of ballots in counties having a population in excess of one million (1,000,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 33 57-0 (1961) Author: Blaine, John E. "Ned" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts permitting the use, in cities of more than two hundred thousand (200,000) inhabitants in which voting machines are used, of paper ballots under certain conditions, and to lower to five (5) days the period for keeping voting machines locked, under certain conditions.
HB 635 57-0 (1961) Author: Andrews, Thomas M. "Tom" | et. al. Relating to amending the Election Code relating to the form and method of marking official ballots.
HB 684 57-0 (1961) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas providing for a uniform system of marking a ballot in all elections: By placing an X mark in the square beside the candidate's name.
HB 811 57-0 (1961) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to amending the Texas Election Code eliminating the disqualification of a ballot where two or more names for the same office remain unscratched on a ballot.
HB 843 57-0 (1961) Author: Yezak, Herman Relating to amending the Election Code of Texas making the duties of the District Clerk and District Court relative to stub boxes, applicable to all elections.
HB 911 57-0 (1961) Author: Dewey, Jr., Brownrigg Hefferron "Browny" Relating to amending the Election Code of Texas establishing the order the various columns are to appear on the official ballot, and the order of the names of candidates running for the same office are to appear.
HB 946 57-0 (1961) Author: Johnson, Jake Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas providing a method of determining the positions on the general election ballot of the various party columns.
SB 44 57-0 (1961) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to amending the Election Code to permit the use, in cities of more than two hundred thousand (200,000) inhabitants in which voting machines are used, of paper ballots under certain conditions.
SB 437 57-0 (1961) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code by adding a provision authorizing the use of voting machines for absentee voting for school trustees in counties where voting machines have been adopted.
HB 186 56-0 (1959) Author: Kilgarlin, William Wayne "Bill" | et. al. Relating to authorizing the optional use of paper ballots for precinct offices, in conjunction with the use of voting machines for other offices, for conducting absentee voting by personal appearance in the clerk's office, and providing procedures for casting, counting, and making returns of absentee ballots at elections where this method is used.
HB 447 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnston, Dean Francis Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas to provide Filing Notifications of Candidacy and Declaration of Qualification; providing a paper write-in ballot; providing a method for ascertaining that the voter does not duplicate his vote.
HB 451 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnston, Dean Francis Relating to authorizing the posting of propositions on the door of the voting machine in elections where voting machines are used, in lieu of printing the full proposition on the ballot, where the ballot frame will not accommodate the full proposition.
HB 911 56-0 (1959) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to the use of voting machines in certain counties; amending the Election Code.
HB 916 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnston, Dean Francis Relating to the holding of elections in which voting machines are used; amending the Election Code to limit the number of voters to be included in an election precinct, to change the method of making up the poll list for the election, and to provide additional methods for the appointment of watchers.
HB 33 56-3 (1959) Author: Johnston, Dean Francis Relating to amending the Election Code so as to provide certain procedures with respect to the arrangement of the ballot on voting machines and the casting of write-in ballots in certain counties.
HB 52 55-0 (1957) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to aid to voters; amending the Texas Election Code so as to allow a voter who is entitled to assistance to select the person to assist him in preparing his ballot; providing for assistance to physically incapacitated voters where voting machines are used.
HB 417 55-0 (1957) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code by authorizing the authority holding an election, in counties where voting machines have been adopted, in its discretion to appoint a special canvassing board to count and make returns on absentee ballots, and prescribing procedures for absentee voting where a special canvassing board is appointed.
HB 519 55-0 (1957) Author: Terrell, L. C. "Less" Relating to amending the Election Code by eliminating provisions for alternate methods of marking ballots and providing that the scratch method shall be the method for marking ballots.
HB 722 55-0 (1957) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton Relating to authorizing the optional use of paper ballots for unopposed races in elections where voting machines are used and where all races cannot be placed on one machine.
HB 45 54-0 (1955) Author: Maverick, Jr., Fontaine Maury | et. al. Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas, providing that the name of no candidate shall appear more than once upon the official ballot, except as a candidate for two (2) or more offices permitted by the Constitution to be held by the same person.
HB 80 54-0 (1955) Author: Yezak, Herman Relating to amending sections of the Election Code of the State of Texas so as to eliminate provisions for alternate methods of marking ballots and so as to provide that the scratch method shall be the method for marking ballots; changing certain provisions relative to voting for write-in candidates.
HB 832 54-0 (1955) Author: Bergman, Douglas Ernest Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas, providing for the transporting of voting machines within a county without the necessity of a certificate of convenience as required by the Penal Code of Texas; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
SB 262 54-0 (1955) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas to provide that the name of no candidate shall appear more than once upon the official ballot, except as a candidate for two (2) or more offices permitted by the Constitution to be held by the same person.
HB 50 53-0 (1953) Author: Downer, Albert Dee | et. al. Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas, to provide that the name of no candidate shall appear more than once upon the official ballot, except as a candidate for two (2) or more offices permitted by the Constitution to be held by the same person.
HB 117 53-0 (1953) Author: Yezak, Herman Relating to amending House Bill No. 6, Chapter 492, Acts of the Fifty-second Legislature, Regular Session, 1951; relating to form of ballot.
SB 407 52-0 (1951) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to amending certain statutes prescribing the requirements of the official ballot which shall be used in all elections by the people, and providing that the name of no person shall appear as a candidate for more than one office except as a candidate for two or more offices permitted by the Constitution to be held by the same person.
HB 89 51-0 (1949) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt | et. al. Relating to providing for a more secret ballot in all elections in Texas; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict with this Act to the extent of such conflict only.
HB 167 51-0 (1949) Author: Yezak, Herman Relating to amending certain Act relating to a secret ballot, providing for issuing, and affixing of opaque gummed labels under this Act; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 357 51-0 (1949) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to providing for a secret ballot in all elections in Texas; amending previous Acts; providing for protection against fraud; providing for a savings clause; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict with this Act to the extent of such conflict only.
SB 223 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelly, Keith F. Relating to providing for a secret ballot in all elections in Texas; amending a previous Act; providing for a savings clause; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict with this Act to the extent of such conflict only.
HB 94 50-0 (1947) Author: Markle, Donald M. | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for a more secret ballot in all elections in Texas; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict only to the extent of the conflict.
HB 444 50-0 (1947) Author: Lee, Otis Relating to amending a previous Act, providing a form for marking ballot in elections; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith; providing a severable and saving clause.
SB 67 50-0 (1947) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. | et. al. Relating to providing for a more secret ballot in all elections in Texas; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict to the extent of the conflict only.
SB 387 50-0 (1947) Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to provide that where a candidate has been nominated for the same office by more than one political party, his name shall appear on the official ballot under the heading of each party so nominating him; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 63 49-0 (1945) Author: Hoyo, John C. Relating to amending certain Acts, providing for unofficial ballots; repair and substitution of voting machines; authorizing and empowering canvassing boards charged with the duty of canvassing said election returns to make and cause to be made, prior to or at the time of canvassing said election returns, a comparison or recheck of said election returns, with the results registered on the counter-dials of said voting machines so used in said election.
HB 140 49-0 (1945) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" | et. al. Relating to providing for a more secret ballot in all elections in Texas; amending certain Statutes to provide for the form of ballot and providing punishment for voting or attempting to vote illegally.
HB 469 49-0 (1945) Author: Hoyo, John C. Relating to amending certain Acts providing for unofficial ballots, repair and substitution of machines.
SB 48 49-0 (1945) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. | et. al. Relating to providing for a more secret ballot and procedure to be followed by judges, clerks and citizens.
SB 312 49-0 (1945) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to providing that the official ballots to be used in primary or general elections shall designate places for nominations for candidates for two or more state offices of the same classification.
SB 123 48-0 (1943) Author: Moore, Weaver | et. al. Relating to providing for secret ballot, repealing laws in conflict herewith, and providing a savings clause.
HB 1007 46-0 (1939) Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al. Relating to providing that in certain counties have purchased and adopted voting machines for the purpose of holding elections, the County Auditor, upon order of the Commissioners Court, shall advertise for bids for the hauling and/or transporting voting machines to the various precincts in the county.
SB 238 46-0 (1939) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing that the County Commissioners' Court of a county which has adopted voting machines shall provide voting machines for each voting precinct designated.
HB 121 45-2 (1937) Relating to providing that the Commissioners Court of any county in the State of Texas may adopt for use in elections and primary elections in at least three (3) of the larger voting precincts in voting strength in said county any kind of voting machine approved by the Secretary of State.
SB 34 41-4 (1930) Author: Love, Thomas Bell | et. al. Relating to further regulating elections and primary elections; providing for a system of voting therein by the use of voting machines.
HB 653 38-0 (1923) Author: Dinkle, Clifford Eugene | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for the purchase of the electric voting machine now installed in the House of Representatives.
SB 65 31-1 (1909) Relating to amending Articles 3388 and 3389, Title LXIX, Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, 1895, prescribing the form of ballot to be used in local option elections, and making the general election law control in such local option elections whenever applicable.

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