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HB 370 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the availability on the Internet of personal financial statements filed by public officials. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 371 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 422 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas of certain elected officials convicted of certain offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 444 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 500 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics Laid on the table subject to call
HB 501 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to personal financial statements filed by public officers and candidates, including the disclosure of certain contracts, agreements, services, and compensation in and the amendment of those statements. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 502 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists and to monetary limits on expenditures by lobbyists. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 503 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the prohibition on lobbying by certain elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 504 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the use of nonpublic information by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 505 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to restrictions on lobbyist expenditures from certain political contributions. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 508 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 756 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the name of a general-purpose political committee. House: Elections Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 776 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Relating to the removal of certain information from personal financial statements filed by certain persons. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 791 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to allowing individuals appointed to state office to file required financial statements by certified mail. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 887 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1004 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to the use of legislatively produced audio or visual materials in political advertising. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1085 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to certain prohibitions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1090 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1200 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the filing of financial disclosure statements by trustees of certain independent school districts; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1273 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1283 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the ethics of public officers and related requirements; creating criminal offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1377 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the contents of and recordkeeping requirements relating to personal financial statements filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1380 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the disclosure to a law enforcement agency of confidential information relating to a complaint filed with the Texas Ethics Commission; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 1381 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the provision of notice by the Texas Ethics Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1382 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to required disclosures on certain mailed political advertising; providing a civil penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 1722 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to lobbying activities engaged in by state employees. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1878 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to eligibility to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a public elective office in this state. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1941 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the contents of and public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 1942 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2292 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 2470 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to permitting the Texas Ethics Commission to provide seminars and charge an attendance fee for those seminars. House: General Investigating & Ethics Received from the House
HB 2471 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to prohibiting political contributions and political expenditures made by certain persons with public funds; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2472 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to waiving confidentiality regarding proceedings and information relating to a complaint filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 2473 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the disclosure of gifts by vendors to certain local government officers and of certain relationships with local government officers; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Received from the House
HB 2530 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a reduction of amounts appropriated to the Texas Department of Transportation for a violation of provisions relating to public participation in the environmental review of transportation projects. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2553 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the disclosure of public money spent by certain political subdivisions for lobbying activities in a comprehensive annual financial report. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3305 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to restrictions on certain contributions by persons appointed to public office by the governor; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Received from the House
HB 3380 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the suspension of annuity payments for certain former legislators engaged in lobbying activities. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3627 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to compliance with ethical and statutory requirements by out-of-state attorneys providing legal services in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3757 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to a waiver of the statute of limitations in the prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3816 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the registration as a lobbyist of persons who make certain political contributions. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 3817 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to a waiver of the statute of limitations in the prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3882 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to lobbying by former statewide elected officers or members of their staffs; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3903 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to certain political contributions by judicial candidates and officeholders and certain political committees. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3963 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to limitations on the issuance of certain one-time merit payments by state agencies under the direction of an elected officer. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 4036 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the timely filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures; increasing a criminal penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 4119 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the disclosure of family members engaged in lobbying activities in personal financial statements filed by public officers and candidates. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HJR 109 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the voters to remove elected officials finally convicted of a felony from office by means of a recall election. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 112 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain persons or groups to report certain contributions and political expenditures. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 14 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the ethics of public officers and related requirements; creating criminal offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 63 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates and the content of those statements. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 68 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas of certain elected officials convicted of certain offenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 107 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to rules adopted by the Texas Ethics Commission relating to lobbyists or the reporting of political contributions or expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 137 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to lobbying activities engaged in by state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 140 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 241 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 445 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the authorization and reporting of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 464 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the availability on the Internet of certain registrations and reports filed by lobbyists. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 500 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 501 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of certain contracts, services, and compensation in personal financial statements filed by public officers and candidates. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 502 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists and to monetary limits on expenditures by lobbyists. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 503 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the prohibition on lobbying by certain elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 504 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 505 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to restrictions on lobbyist expenditures from certain political contributions. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 612 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to complaints filed with and certain other filings submitted to the Texas Ethics Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 638 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to restrictions on legislative lobbying by a regional mobility authority or an employee of a regional mobility authority. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 657 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the filing of oaths of office and signed statements by certain judicial officers and judicial appointees with the secretary of state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 709 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the applicability of the electronic filing requirement for personal financial statements to certain appointed officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1293 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to a prohibition on requiring a gift or grant to be made to a district or county attorney or a commissioners court as a condition of a defendant's pretrial intervention agreement. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1812 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the authority of an appraisal district to use public money for lobbying activity. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 2044 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the use of tax proceeds for lobbying activities or lobbyists. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2045 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the reporting by local governmental entities of expenditures for lobbying. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2151 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to certain political contributions by judicial candidates and officeholders and certain political committees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 15 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to lobbying by certain former officers of state government; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 16 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the ethics of public servants, including the authority and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission, the regulation of certain contributions and expenditures, and the reporting of political contributions and political expenditures and personal financial information; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 17 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the disclosure of gifts by vendors to certain local government officers and of certain relationships with local government officers; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 18 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to conflicts of interest of members of state agency governing boards and governing officers; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 19 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the making and acceptance of political contributions before, during, or following a special legislative session; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 33 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to restrictions on certain contributions by persons appointed to public office by the governor; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 222 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 238 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to restrictions on certain contributions by persons appointed to public office by the governor; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 268 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the making and acceptance of political contributions during a special legislative session; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 271 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to restrictions on employment of former members of the state legislature. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 292 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the suspension of annuity payments for certain former legislators engaged in lobbying activities. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 302 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the disclosure of certain family members who are required to register as lobbyists in personal financial statements filed by public officers and candidates. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 333 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to the timely filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures; increasing a criminal penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HJR 54 85-1 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the governor or a specific-purpose committee for supporting or assisting the governor from accepting political contributions during a special legislative session. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 22 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 23 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to disclosure of certain relationships with local government officers and vendors; creating criminal offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 160 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the use of appropriated money for certain advertisements, notices, or announcements featuring an elected state officer near an election. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 213 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 220 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to restrictions on the name of a general-purpose political committee; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 221 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve as a campaign treasurer of a general-purpose political committee. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 314 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 425 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain persons, including elected officials convicted of certain crimes. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 485 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the availability on the Internet of personal financial statements filed by certain state officeholders. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 486 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the availability on the Internet of personal financial statements filed by public officials. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 487 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 681 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain persons, including elected officials convicted of certain crimes. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 776 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the creation of a public integrity unit in the office of the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud or the imposition of the motor fuels tax. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 940 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, offenses involving insurance fraud, and offenses involving motor fuels tax. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 972 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to reporting of expenditures by persons registered as lobbyists. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1027 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Relating to state agency contracting. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1059 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the filing and contents of and public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1085 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the filing of financial disclosure statements by trustees of an independent school district; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Considered in Calendars
HB 1114 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the authority with whom certain political committees must file reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1246 84-0 (2015) Author: Koop, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the methods of delivery for required financial statement forms sent to certain municipal officeholders and candidates for municipal office. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1257 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities or lobbyists. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 1294 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the disclosure on personal financial statements of certain contracts or subcontracts with governmental entities. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1295 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the disclosure of research, research sponsors, and interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1354 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the creation of a select interim committee to undertake a comprehensive review of personal financial disclosures made to the Texas Ethics Commission and certain other authorities. House: General Investigating & Ethics Considered in Calendars
HB 1355 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the consequences for an elected officer who threatens, punishes, or intimidates a person based on the person's religious beliefs; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics No action taken in committee
HB 1416 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1531 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the making and receiving of referrals for legal services by certain legislators and executive officers; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1532 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to quarterly reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Posting rule suspended
HB 1539 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to increasing the criminal penalties in certain circumstances for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1564 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the establishment of judicial donation trust funds to assist needy children and families appearing before justice and municipal courts. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1582 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David Relating to the disclosure of all compensation paid to current or former elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 1656 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to public financing of campaigns for appellate judicial offices; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1671 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to defining terms applicable to groups that accept political contributions or make political expenditures. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1690 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1823 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the name and governance of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1931 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick Relating to reporting requirements for gift or entertainment expenditures made by a person for a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 2222 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Relating to the creation of a public integrity unit to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, offenses involving insurance fraud, and offenses involving motor fuels tax. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 2351 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to conflicts of interest and discrimination policies for an ethics or medical committee review of an advance directive. House: State Affairs Postponed
HB 2398 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to court jurisdiction and procedures relating to truancy; establishing judicial donation trust funds; providing criminal penalties; imposing a court cost. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2845 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the eligibility of a person to be a candidate for or holder of a public elective office. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3219 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the use by a school district of public money for lobbying activities or lobbyists. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 3241 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to state agency contracting; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3351 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the status and eligibility of provisions in the educator's code of ethics House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3448 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3490 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the development of a reporting system for certain complaints submitted to the Texas Ethics Commission; providing a civil penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3511 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the contents of financial statements filed by certain persons; adding a provision subject to criminal penalties. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3512 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to lobbying activities and the registration of lobbyists. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3515 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to reporting of certain expenditures by registered lobbyists. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3517 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to requirements governing registration and authorized activities of certain lobbyists; expanding the applicability of an occupational registration. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3543 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the establishment of the Public Integrity Prosecutions Committee and the Office of Public Integrity Prosecutions for the prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, offenses involving insurance fraud, and offenses involving motor fuels tax and to the appointment of committee members and the appointment and compensation of the prosecutor. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3681 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the categorization of violations by the Texas Ethics Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics No action taken in committee
HB 3682 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the categorization and resolution of violations of laws enforced by the Texas Ethics Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3683 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the electronic filing of personal financial statements with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3736 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to conflicts of interest by members of state agency governing boards and governing officers and the contents and amendment of financial statements filed by certain persons; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3945 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to restrictions on introducing, sponsoring, or voting on measures or bills in which a member of the legislature has certain interests; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics No action taken in committee
HB 4075 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the reporting requirements for a person who makes direct campaign expenditures. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 37 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a person holding a statewide elective office automatically vacates office on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office before December 1 of the last full odd-numbered year of the person's term of office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 69 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud or the imposition of the motor fuels tax. Filed
HR 3488 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1295. Reported enrolled
SB 10 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
SB 19 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Relating to the ethics of public officers and employees, the disclosure of certain political contributions, and related requirements and procedures; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 24 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to training for members of the governing board of a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 111 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 319 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 353 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to state agency contracting. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 431 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade
Relating to the deadline for filing a candidate's personal financial statement. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 555 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the eligibility of a person to be a candidate for or holder of a public elective office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 585 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by registered lobbyists. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 586 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 587 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the availability on the Internet of certain registrations and reports filed by lobbyists. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 634 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the establishment of a task force on unethical and unlawful misconduct by public officials. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 668 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the adoption of a training manual for certain state officers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 711 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities or lobbyists. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 716 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the methods of delivery for required financial statement forms sent to certain municipal officeholders and candidates for municipal office. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 736 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the disclosure on personal financial statements of certain contracts with governmental entities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 852 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1192 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the confidentiality of certain information stored as part of the preparation of reports and personal financial statements required to be filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1298 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the selection of the presiding officer of, voting requirements for action by, and purpose of the Texas Ethics Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1299 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to rules adopted by the Texas Ethics Commission relating to lobbyists or the reporting of political contributions or expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1300 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to procedures for formal hearings conducted by the Texas Ethics Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1437 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates and the content of those statements; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1488 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the filing of financial disclosure statements by trustees of an independent school district and a junior college district; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1492 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to restrictions on future employment for state officers and employees who participate in a procurement or contract negotiation on behalf of a state agency; creating an offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1528 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to corporate donations to a charity chosen by a political contributor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1631 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to quarterly reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1683 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the retention of unexpended political contributions by and certain activities and benefits of certain public servants, including current and former members of the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1862 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities or lobbyists; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1969 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and expenditures and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SJR 44 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the number, method of appointment, and terms of members of the Texas Ethics Commission and providing for the governance, purpose, and mission of the commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 1064 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 1295. Reported enrolled
HB 129 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 160 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of state funds used on out-of-state travel by elected officers. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 342 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to employees of or applicants for employment with school districts who have been convicted of or pled guilty to certain offenses. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 343 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the filing of financial disclosure statements by trustees of certain independent school districts; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 348 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to ethics training for legislators and certain other state officers and employees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 415 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 470 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to an elected officer's performance of official duties in exchange for remuneration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 524 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the disclosure on personal financial statements of certain contracts or subcontracts with governmental entities. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 582 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; providing penalties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 687 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to preliminary review of complaints filed with a county ethics commission. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 905 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to certain activities by, employment of, and contracts of former members of the legislature; creating offenses. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 951 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1035 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1074 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the contents of and public access to personal financial statements and the creation of a select interim committee to undertake a comprehensive review of personal financial disclosures made to the Texas Ethics Commission and certain other authorities. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1075 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the creation of a select interim committee to undertake a comprehensive review of personal financial disclosures made to the Texas Ethics Commission and certain other authorities. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1256 83-0 (2013) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the donation of office space owned by a legislator or a legislator's business for use as the legislator's district office. House: Elections
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1350 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the use of appropriated money for certain advertisements, notices, or announcements featuring an elected state officer near an election. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1422 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the reporting in a lobbyist registration of certain persons from whom compensation or reimbursement is received. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1467 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain elected officials convicted of certain crimes. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 1576 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to prohibiting state officers and employees and related individuals from engaging in insider trading; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1641 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to electronic filing software provided or approved by the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Technology Referred to Technology
HB 1691 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the disclosure by a local government officer of certain gifts accepted as a guest. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1847 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to continuing legal education in ethics or professional responsibility for prosecutors. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 1915 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the adoption of an ethics policy by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2112 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to financial disclosure reports made by a member of a county planning commission. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2177 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the availability on the Texas Ethics Commission's website of personal financial statements filed by public officials. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2190 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the contents of and public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2191 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2643 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for appointment to a committee or panel that provides advice regarding the content or administration of assessment instruments used in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2737 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and expenditures and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2984 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to lobbying expenditures that are made jointly. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3146 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to reporting of certain expenditures by registered lobbyists. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3258 83-0 (2013) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3560 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the filing of personal financial statements by members of the board of directors of a regional tollway authority; creating an offense. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3575 83-0 (2013) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, offenses involving insurance fraud, and offenses involving motor fuels tax. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3621 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to a select committee to review and make recommendations for substantive changes to laws overseen by the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HCR 76 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Requesting the establishment of a select interim committee to undertake a comprehensive review of financial disclosures made by public officials. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HJR 73 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a member of the legislature or person holding a statewide elective office automatically vacates office on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office before December 1 of the last full odd-numbered year of the person's term of office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 99 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 149 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 178 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the disclosure on personal financial statements of certain contracts with governmental entities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 219 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and expenditures and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 334 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
Relating to preliminary review of complaints filed with a county ethics commission. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 386 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 417 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to public access to personal financial statements filed by candidates for and holders of state office and state chairs of political parties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 692 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the filing by electronic mail of financial disclosures by certain county officers, county employees, or candidates for county office. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 755 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 909 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain elected officials convicted of certain crimes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 932 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to ethics and accountability of certain public employees, public officers, political contributors, state contractors, and grant recipients; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1254 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to lobbying by former state agency officers and executive heads; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1389 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the disclosure on personal financial statements of service retirement annuities received. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1626 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the contents of and public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1682 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to certain ethics requirements applicable to state agencies, including required disclosures by state contractors. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1725 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to a prohibition of employment of a member or former member of the State Board of Education by an open-enrollment charter school; providing a penalty. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1741 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to training for and complaints regarding members of the governing board of a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1773 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the creation of a select interim committee to review and make recommendations for substantive changes to ethics laws. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HR 230 83-1 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Adopting procedures regarding the impeachment of Wallace L. Hall Jr., a member of the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System, or other state officers, for certain misconduct. Filed
HCR 1 83-2 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Approving the item of appropriation to the Public Integrity Unit made by the General Appropriations Act for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium notwithstanding the objections of the governor. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 12 83-2 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a member of the legislature or person holding a statewide elective office automatically vacates office on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office before December 1 of the last full odd-numbered year of the person's term of office. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 106 83-2 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Impeaching and suspending from office Judge Elizabeth Coker, Judge of the 258th Judicial District. Filed
HB 6 83-3 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the reimbursement of state funds used on out-of-state travel by elected officers. Filed
HB 156 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 246 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain elected officials convicted of certain crimes. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 306 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to a disclosure on advertisements made by a general-purpose committee of certain political contributions made to the committee. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 508 82-0 (2011) Author: Button, Angie Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. 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 702 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 876 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the filing of personal financial disclosure statements by municipal officers and candidates, members of the boards of trustees of school districts, and directors of sports and community venue districts. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1036 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al. Relating to eligibility to file a sworn complaint with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1081 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to reports and complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1129 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to a study by the attorney general of the effects on state law and authority of certain international and other agreements and bodies. House: State Sovereignty, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1211 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1298 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to reporting of lobbying activities and restrictions on lobbying activities by certain persons; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1616 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the reporting of political contributions, political expenditures, and personal financial information, and to complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1712 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the creation of a public integrity unit in the office of the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1928 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, offenses involving insurance fraud, and offenses involving motor fuels tax. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2002 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the county ethics commission for certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2252 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the selection of the presiding officer of and voting requirements for action by the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2629 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to transportation, lodging, and meals offered to and accepted by public servants. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2708 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to certain activities by, employment of, and contracts of former members of the legislature and state agency heads; creating offenses. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2739 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the county ethics commission for certain counties. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 2823 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to educational and training requirements for certain peace officers on ethical decision making. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2864 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the disclosure required by an officer of the executive branch on the nomination of an appointed officer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2867 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the inclusion of financial information of a spouse or a dependent child on the financial statement required to be filed by certain public officers, candidates, and state party chairs. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3054 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to disclosures for certain political advertising. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3093 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the amendment of certain reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3319 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to a political party's use of corporate or labor union contributions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3409 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to reporting of lobbying activities and changes in lobbying activities. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3424 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the creation of the offense for knowingly influencing or attempting to influence one or more members of the legislature through coercion or an offer of a benefit to prevent a quorum; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3463 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin Relating to paperwork requirements and unfunded mandates imposed on school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3472 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to the ethics and financial disclosure requirements of members of the governing board, officers, and employees of certain public retirement systems and officers and employees of a nonprofit corporation for investment of the permanent university fund. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3481 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the sworn complaint procedures of the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3653 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to the registration fee and registration renewal fee for lobbyists. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3784 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the ethics and financial disclosure requirements and audits of certain governmental bodies. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HJR 12 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a member of the legislature or person holding a statewide elective office automatically vacates office on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office before the final full year of the person's term of office. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 106 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Proposing a constitutional amendment giving the attorney general exclusive authority to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 115 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the number, method of appointment, and terms of the Texas Ethics Commission members and the term and selection of the presiding officer of the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 59 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of assistance by the Texas Ethics Commission in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures made in connection with offices of and measures proposed by local governmental entities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 68 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to contracting issues of state agencies, including ethics issues related to state contracting. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 110 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to ethics and accountability of certain public employees, public officers, political contributors, state contractors, and grant recipients; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 128 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 371 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain elected officials convicted of certain crimes. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 414 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the liability of county officers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 869 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the requirement that a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district file a financial disclosure statement. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1019 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Marquez, Marisa
Relating to the county ethics commission for certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1269 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to transportation, lodging, and meals offered to and accepted by public servants. House: Elections
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1443 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the mailing of notices, decisions, and reports by the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1445 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the contents of reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 1676 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to educational and training requirements for certain peace officers on ethical decision making. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1779 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to reports and complaints filed with and notices provided by the Texas Ethics Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 163 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to reporting of the fair market value of certain gifts made to public officials. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 477 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the use of political contributions to pay a civil penalty imposed by the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 485 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to ethics training for legislators and certain other state officers and employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 677 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to violations of laws administered and enforced by the Texas Ethics Commission and to sworn complaints alleging such violations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
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 723 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to certain activities by, employment of, and contracts of former members of the legislature; creating offenses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1400 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the creation of a public integrity unit in the office of the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1583 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of the Office of State-Federal Relations as an independent agency and the transfer of the duties and functions of that agency to the office of the governor. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1733 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to prohibiting inducements to employees of a public institution of higher education for requiring or recommending textbooks or instructional materials. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1827 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to eligibility to file a sworn complaint with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1869 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to a determination of value for purposes of punishment of the offense of abuse of official capacity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1997 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the making of political contributions to and acceptance of political contributions by statewide officers and members of the legislature before and during a special session of the legislature; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 2089 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2253 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the expenditure of funds for political advertising by a political subdivision. House: Elections Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2268 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities or payment of fees and dues of a state association or organization. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2301 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the creation of a county ethics commission in certain counties; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2410 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to exceptions to the requirements that certain persons register under the lobby law. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2430 81-0 (2009) Author: Button, Angie Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2496 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the posting of statements, registrations, and reports filed with the Texas Ethics Commission on the commission's Internet website. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2631 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the filing of personal financial disclosure statements by municipal officers and candidates, members of the boards of trustees of school districts, and directors of sports and community venue districts. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2725 81-0 (2009) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the posting by a governmental entity on an Internet website of information relating to certain business relationships and to venue for and prosecution by the attorney general of offenses related to the disclosure of those relationships. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2746 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the School of Ethics, Western Civilization, and American Traditions at The University of Texas at Austin. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3178 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to ethics of holders of and candidates for public office, public employees, and lobbyists; providing penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3188 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to filing with the Texas Ethics Commission disclosure reports relating to local governmental entities and local government officers. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3216 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to telephone or electronic mail notification to a respondent of a complaint filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3218 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the filing of sworn complaints with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3337 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the suspension of a lobbyist registration for failure to pay child support obligations. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3445 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to requirements governing registration and authorized activities of certain lobbyists. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3487 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of counties; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3515 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the creation of the offense of failure to report barratry and solicitation of employment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3553 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to reporting by a registered lobbyist of persons compensating the lobbyist for political services provided by the lobbyist. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3715 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to identification of certain persons employed to assist a registered lobbyist. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3830 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to certain election practices and procedures; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3843 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the election of the speaker of the house of representatives. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3922 81-0 (2009) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to notification sent by the Texas Ethics Commission to certain persons regarding deadlines to file reports. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3923 81-0 (2009) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the method of delivery of notices relating to sworn complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3924 81-0 (2009) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the provision of assistance by the Texas Ethics Commission in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures made in connection with offices of and measures proposed by local governmental entities. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4033 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the provision of assistance by the Texas Ethics Commission in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures made in connection with offices of and measures proposed by local governmental entities and of expenditures made in connection with attempts to influence the actions of local governmental entities. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4066 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to sworn complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4189 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the conduct of compliance programs by institutions of higher education and to the vaccination of students of institutions of higher education against bacterial meningitis. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 4352 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the removal of county officers from office. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 4440 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a study by the attorney general of the effects on state law and authority of certain international and other agreements and bodies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 4548 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HJR 66 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 151 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the disclosure of certain expenditures by prescription drug manufacturers; imposing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 194 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to a prohibition against certain activities by a person employed in the financial aid office of a public institution of higher education or of a career school or college. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 321 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the filing and posting on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures required in connection with the office of member of the board of trustees of a school district. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 388 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the creation of a public corruption unit in the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 585 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Kent, Carol
Relating to standards of conduct and ethics policies for metropolitan planning organizations. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 610 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to lobbying by former members of the governor's executive staff; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 695 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to public access to personal financial statements filed by candidates for and holders of state office and state chairs of political parties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 828 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to a determination of value for purposes of punishment of the offense of abuse of official capacity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 953 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to contracting issues of state agencies. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1003 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office of State-Federal Relations and the administrative attachment of that agency to the office of the governor. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1142 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the authority with whom campaign finance reports must be filed in connection with a judicial district office filled by the voters of only one county. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1200 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to disclosure of contracts between a member of the legislature, or a business entity in which the member has a substantial interest, and a state agency. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1215 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1368 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Marquez, Marisa
Relating to the creation of a county ethics commission in certain counties; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1594 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to suspension of a driver's license for failure to pay a civil penalty imposed by the Texas Ethics Commission; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1805 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to contracting issues of state agencies, including ethics issues related to state contracting. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
SB 1807 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron
Relating to the method of delivery of notices relating to sworn complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1808 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron
Relating to notification sent by the Texas Ethics Commission to certain persons regarding deadlines to file reports. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1950 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to disclosures on certain electronic communications that support or oppose a candidate, public officer, or measure. 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 2030 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the regulation of certain research. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2072 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Berman, Leo
Relating to contracting with the secretary of state for the filing of personal financial statements by officers and employees of certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 2085 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the offense of unlawful use of public funds for political advertising by a political subdivision. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2137 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to filing with the Texas Ethics Commission disclosure reports relating to local governmental entities and local government officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2468 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to the postemployment activities of certain local government officers in certain counties; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 15 81-1 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the postemployment activities of certain local government officers in certain counties; providing a penalty. Filed
HB 64 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to reporting of the fair market value of certain gifts made to public officials. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 72 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al. Relating to reporting of gifts of cash or a cash equivalent to public officials. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 158 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to reporting of the fair market value of certain gifts made to public officials. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 189 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the receipt of financial benefits by school district superintendents for services performed for business entities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 255 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to reporting of gifts of cash or a cash equivalent to public officials. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 349 80-0 (2007) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to political consultants who are, or who are associated with, registered lobbyists; providing a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 392 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to certain political activities by a labor organization or an affiliate of a labor organization that receives state funds; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 393 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to reporting of gifts to public officials; imposing a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 590 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to standards of conduct for and conflicts of interest of state officers and employees. House: Government Reform
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 602 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to certain activities by, employment of, and contracts of former members of the legislature; creating offenses. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 647 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the making of political contributions to and acceptance of political contributions by statewide officers and members of the legislature before and during a special session of the legislature; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 842 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to public access to personal financial statements filed by judges and justices. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 878 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the filing of personal financial disclosure statements by municipal officers and candidates, members of the boards of trustees of school districts, and directors of sports and community venue districts. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 943 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to filing of personal financial statements by unsalaried appointed state officers. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1073 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al. Relating to ethics training for legislators and certain other state officers and employees. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1200 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to grants of appropriated money to certain peace officer organizations. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 1290 80-0 (2007) Author: Macias, Nathan | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the appeal of a decision of the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1381 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the date on which certain reports of political contributions and expenditures must be received by the appropriate authority. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1491 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to disclosure of certain relationships with local government officers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1517 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the reporting of expenditures for lobbying and legislative communication by local governmental entities. House: State Affairs Returned to committee
HB 1588 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to clarifying the law regarding lobbyist communications with the executive branch. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1652 80-0 (2007) Author: Macias, Nathan
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the provision of forms for personal financial statements filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1722 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to eligibility of elected officials convicted of a crime for certain retirement and related benefits. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1735 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Relating to ethics training for legislators. House: Elections Postponed
HB 1753 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for fees and dues of a state association or organization. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2102 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of the Office of State-Federal Relations as an independent agency and the transfer of the duties and functions of that agency to the office of the governor. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 2195 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the time of day by which a report must be filed electronically with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2451 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the rulemaking authority of the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 2468 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the filing of financial statements by justices of the peace and candidates for justice of the peace in certain counties. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2489 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to registration and reporting requirements for lobbyists. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2490 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the deadline for filing a personal financial statement by persons appointed to certain state offices. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2493 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the applicability of restrictions on the representation of a person before a state regulatory agency by a former employee of the agency. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2589 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the imposition of a civil penalty in connection with a self-corrected statement, registration, or report filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2634 80-0 (2007) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2735 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to lobbying expenditures that are made jointly. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2746 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al. Relating to the posting of statements, registrations, and reports filed with the Texas Ethics Commission on the commission's Internet website. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2789 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to reporting of certain occupational income by public officers, candidates for public office, and state chairs of political parties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2791 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2802 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2839 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the deadline for filing a personal financial statement by persons appointed to certain state offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3066 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the use of political contributions to make payments in connection with the rental or purchase of certain real property; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3381 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to certain individuals employed to assist a registered lobbyist. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3481 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to disclosure and availability of certain information concerning certain officers of regional water planning groups. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 3483 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Susan Relating to the provision of forms for personal financial statements filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3610 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to ethics training for governmental officers and governmental financial advisors. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3647 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a study by the attorney general of the effects on state law and authority of certain international and other agreements and bodies. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3691 80-0 (2007) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the ethics of public servants. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3730 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to conflicts of interest in developing protocols for using psychotropic medications in health and human services programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3902 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the use of political contributions to make payments in connection with the rental of certain real property; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3906 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to contingent fees paid to influence the purchase of goods or services by a state agency; imposing a penalty. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3907 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to registration as lobbyists of certain persons who influence state purchasing. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3908 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to exceptions to the requirements that certain persons register under the lobby law. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 256 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Recalling S.B. No. 903 from the senate for further consideration. Signed by the Governor
HJR 68 80-0 (2007) Author: Olivo, Dora Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing compensation for public school employees and retired public school employees serving as members of local governing bodies. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
SB 115 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to certain political activities by a labor organization or an affiliate of a labor organization that receives state funds; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 129 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to reporting of gifts of cash or a cash equivalent to public officials. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 424 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to lobbying by former members of the governor's executive staff; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 459 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the provision of benefits to members or senior employees of the Texas Transportation Commission; providing criminal penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 558 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to reporting of gifts of cash or a cash equivalent to public officials. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 601 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to grants of appropriated money to certain peace officer organizations. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 630 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the creation of a public integrity unit in the office of the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 769 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: White Delisi, Dianne
Relating to contracting issues of state agencies, including ethics issues related to state contracting. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 903 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office of State-Federal Relations and the administrative attachment of that agency to the office of the governor. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Government Organization
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 1191 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to special reports filed with the Texas Ethics Commission by certain candidates and political committees after receiving large political contributions from a person. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1192 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to restrictions on certain lobbyist expenditures for meals provided to legislators; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1193 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to lobbying by former members of the legislature; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1199 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to restrictions on certain lobbyist expenditures for meals provided to legislative employees; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1784 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to information that must be provided by a registered lobbyist. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1944 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for fees and dues of a state association or organization. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2047 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to requirements and prohibitions regarding the relationship between student loan lenders and public or private institutions of higher education; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 2048 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a prohibition against certain activities by a person employed in the financial aid office of a public institution of higher education. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 2049 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to certain requirements and prohibitions regarding the relationship between educational loan lenders and postsecondary educational institutions; imposing criminal and civil penalties. Senate: Education Placed on intent calendar
SJR 26 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 92 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to legislative lobbying by a housing authority; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 104 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al. Relating to financial conflicts of interest of superintendents of public school districts; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 113 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha Relating to reporting of personal financial information by officers of certain school districts, junior college districts, and certain municipal retirement systems and reporting of expenditures to influence administrative action by certain school districts, junior college districts, and certain municipal retirement systems; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 199 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to outside employment by school district superintendents. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 476 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the filing of financial statements by policy board members of metropolitan planning organizations; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections No action taken in subcommittee
HB 762 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to the solicitation by state officers and employees of and recommendations regarding contributions to charitable organizations and governmental entities. House: Elections
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 913 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to a special office in the Texas Ethics Commission to investigate criminal conduct related to political funds and campaigns. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 914 79-0 (2005) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to disclosure and availability of certain information concerning certain local government officers and vendors; providing criminal penalties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1036 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to conflicts of interest of policy board members of metropolitan planning organizations; providing a criminal penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1508 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to reporting of expenditures by persons registered as lobbyists. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1615 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to requirements for software for electronic filing with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1708 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the applicability of state ethics laws to and indemnification of directors and officers of regional mobility authorities; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1800 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to corrected reports, registrations, and statements filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1942 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to restrictions on and reporting of certain expenditures by registered lobbyists. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1945 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the filing of personal financial statements by the state chair of a political party. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2169 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to ethics requirements for state agency purchasing personnel. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2202 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to prohibited conflicts of interest of registered lobbyists. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2282 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the civil penalty for late filing of a lobby registration or report that is corrected by the registrant. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2312 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the filing of personal financial disclosure statements by municipal officers and candidates, members of the boards of trustees of school districts, and directors of sports and community venue districts. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2380 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the filing of personal financial statements by officers and employees of certain municipalities. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2511 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the filing of a personal financial statement by a former state officer whose successor has not qualified for office. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2685 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the acceptance of gratuities by certain employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2783 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha Relating to the time for responding to notice of certain sworn complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2826 79-0 (2005) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to frivolous or bad-faith complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2933 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to standards of conduct for and conflicts of interest of state officers and employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HJR 92 79-0 (2005) Author: Olivo, Dora Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing compensation for public school employees and retired public school employees serving as members of local governing bodies. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 12 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to state contract management, including the training of personnel, the negotiation of contracts, and the standardization of practices. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1009 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to reporting of expenditures by persons registered as lobbyists. Senate: Administration Reported engrossed
SB 1010 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to prohibited conflicts of interest of registered lobbyists. Senate: Administration Reported engrossed
SB 1011 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to restrictions on and reporting of certain expenditures by registered lobbyists. House: Elections
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1160 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the civil penalty for late filing of a lobby registration or report that is corrected by the registrant. Senate: Administration No action taken in committee
SB 1161 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to corrected reports, registrations, and statements filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. Senate: Administration Reported engrossed
SB 1276 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to financial disclosure by appointed state officers after leaving office. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 1309 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to member restrictions for commissioners of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1793 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the registration fee for certain lobbyists. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SJR 45 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing compensation for public school employees and retired public school employees serving as members of local governing bodies. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 21 79-1 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the receipt of financial benefits by school district superintendents for services performed for business entities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 14 79-1 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to contracting and ethics issues of governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 15 79-2 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to contracting and ethics issues of governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 37 79-3 (2006) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the receipt of financial benefits by school district superintendents for services performed for business entities. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 93 79-3 (2006) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to reporting of certain gifts to public officials. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 20 79-3 (2006) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to reporting of certain gifts to public officials. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
HB 51 78-0 (2003) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al. Relating to representation of a person for compensation before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 289 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to a disclosure of a financial interest by a committee member or the executive director of the Office of Rural Community Affairs. House: Land & Resource Management Placed on General State Calendar
HB 301 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to represent a person before the Board of Pardons and Paroles or a parole panel. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 456 78-0 (2003) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to representation of a person for compensation before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 532 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to creating the offense of improper sexual relations between employees of a public or private primary or secondary school and certain students. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 711 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to certain persons appointed as officers or employees of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 795 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the functions of the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Ethics, Select Meeting cancelled
HB 966 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to enforcement of requirements relating to the filing of certain financial statements and campaign finance reports. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 969 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, John Relating to requiring commissioners and vendors of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas, to disclose certain financial relationships. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1010 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the electronic filing of a personal financial statement with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1140 78-0 (2003) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the acceptance of a referral fee or gift by certain judges; providing a criminal penalty. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1179 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to use of certain public funds to influence legislation; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1335 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to regulate political campaigns; providing a penalty. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 1606 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Ethics, Select
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2039 78-0 (2003) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to corporate ethics and integrity; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2814 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to legislative lobbying by a housing authority; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2843 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to legal and judicial ethics. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3149 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to conflicts of interest involving lobbyists. House: Elections
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3530 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to certain communications with state employees, agents, contractors and sub-contractors. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HCR 295 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 1606. Signed by the Governor
HCR 297 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 1606. Tabled
HR 1772 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1952. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 215 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the eligibility of elected public officers to serve as election judges or election clerks. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 231 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to establishing ethics and disclosure requirements for certain persons, including financial consultants and advisors, involved in the management or investment of state funds. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 254 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to representation of a person for compensation before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 268 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the functions of the Texas Ethics Commission. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 532 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the acceptance of a referral fee or gift by certain judges; providing a criminal penalty. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 755 78-0 (2003) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to a disclosure of a financial interest or employment by a committee member or the executive director of the Office of Rural Community Affairs. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 875 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to establishing uniform minimum ethics requirements for persons involved in the management or investment of state funds. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1059 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Marchant, Kenny
Relating to corporate ethics and integrity. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1196 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct to conduct a financial audit of certain judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1449 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Relating to conflicts of interest involving lobbyists. House: Elections
Senate: Government Organization
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1452 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to an offense for certain communications between an appraisal review board member and a chief appraiser or appraisal district employee concerning a matter related to an ad valorem tax protest. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1722 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to legal and judicial ethics. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1856 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the applicability of laws relating to conflicts of interest to regional education service centers. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1952 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Swinford, David | et. al.
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Rules suspended
SJR 8 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the constitutional provision that prohibits state employees, and other employees who are compensated with state money, from receiving a salary for serving on the governing body of a city, town, or district. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 14 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow election judges to hold other civil offices. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 53 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government; making appropriations. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 70 78-1 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to attorney general review of certain contracts for health care purposes. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
SB 22 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the organization, board membership, and functions of certain state agencies and to the transfer of certain functions to other state agencies; providing penalties. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Reform
HB 50 78-2 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al. Relating to the filing of personal financial disclosure statements by members of the boards of trustees of school districts. House: Ethics, Select Referred to Ethics, Select
HB 39 78-3 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al. Relating to the filing of personal financial disclosure statements by members of the boards of trustees of school districts. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 52 78-3 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the filing of personal financial disclosure statements by municipal officers and candidates, members of the boards of trustees of school districts, and directors of sports and community venue districts. House: Elections Left pending in committee
SB 18 78-3 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to personal financial statements filed by officers of certain local governments. Filed
HB 2 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 64 77-0 (2001) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to financial disclosure by certain municipal officers; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 183 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to ethical standards for persons licensed by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 442 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to limits on certain political contributions and to disclosure limits in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 1168 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to certain conduct in lobbying; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1282 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the application of the nepotism prohibitions to employment of certain individuals. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1329 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the code of ethics for public school educators. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1353 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the regulation of political contributions and political expenditures for legislative office. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 1502 77-0 (2001) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Banking and the regulation of certain financial institutions and businesses; providing an administrative penalty. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 1743 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the financial disclosure requirements for county officers and candidates for county office. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1870 77-0 (2001) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio Relating to the determination of a relationship by affinity under the nepotism prohibitions applicable to public officials. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2067 77-0 (2001) Author: Shields, John Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to serve as members of the State Board of Education or act as general counsel to that board. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2433 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to reporting of legislative advertising; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2539 77-0 (2001) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to lobbyist registration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2694 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to disclosure of contracts between candidates for or holders of certain public offices and governmental entities; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2748 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to requiring commissioners and vendors of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas, to disclose certain financial relationships. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2791 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the provision by the Texas Ethics Commission of copies of forms for personal financial statements. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2889 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to certain attorneys and law clerks employed by a court. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3065 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to political contributions to and conflicts of interest of members of governing bodies and employees of state agencies and former members or employees; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3200 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to conflicts of interest of Department of Information Resources employees. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3536 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to certain bids and contracts. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 77 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Memorializing congress to revise certain provisions of Public Law 106-230. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HJR 85 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow current and retired public school teachers and retired public school administrators to receive compensation for serving on the governing bodies of school districts, cities, towns, or other local governmental districts, including water districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 314 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Banking and the regulation of certain financial institutions and businesses; providing an administrative penalty. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 339 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to financial disclosure by certain municipal officers; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 345 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to representation of a person before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 982 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to establishing uniform minimum ethics requirements for persons involved in the management or investment of state funds. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Finance
Referred to Pensions and Investments
SB 1082 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to licensing, inspecting, surveying, and investigating certain nursing institutions. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1111 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to permissible activities of certain short-term state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c by chair
SB 1115 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to conflicts of interest of Department of Information Resources employees. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1210 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim | et. al.
Relating to certain attorneys and law clerks employed by a court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1452 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding complaint procedures and hearings of the Texas Ethics Commission. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising; providing civil penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
HB 102 76-0 (1999) Author: Alvarado, Leo Relating to lobbying restrictions in certain municipalities; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 218 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to regulating and reporting certain political contributions and certain political expenditures and to regulating certain political advertising; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 403 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the making and acceptance of political contributions immediately before a regular legislative session convenes. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 441 76-0 (1999) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the application of nepotism prohibitions to certain school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 497 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to personal financial disclosure by certain county officers and candidates. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 581 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to permitting county officers and employees to receive reduced airline fares while engaged in official county business. House: County Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 631 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde | et. al. Relating to the acceptance of certain gifts by state agencies. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 776 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to limiting political contributions for certain offices; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 839 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the public school ethics curriculum committee. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 845 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to restrictions on certain representations by lobbyists. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Posting rule suspended
HB 1158 76-0 (1999) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1215 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the reporting of offers of money made to candidates, officeholders, and political committees. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1421 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to limits on certain political contributions and to disclosure limits in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1422 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to disclosure of contracts between candidates for or holders of certain public offices and governmental entities; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1460 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to lobbying activities in connection with certain judicial rules. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1724 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to contracts for professional services in certain counties; providing a civil penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1835 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to restrictions on payment of certain loans with political contributions. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1955 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the disposition of unexpended political contributions. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1957 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to certain agreements between economic development corporations and persons engaged in certain political activities; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1958 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to reporting of certain political contributions; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1959 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to certain reports of political contributions and expenditures by candidates. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 2003 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to limiting the period for making or accepting certain contributions before a regular legislative session. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2020 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to regulating conflicts of interest of certain elected local officials associated with certain labor organizations. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2221 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions by candidates; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2222 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions by candidates; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2225 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions and political expenditures; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2385 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to reporting of certain legislative advertising; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2436 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to procedures for and access to reports of political contributions and expenditures; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2611 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to electronic reporting of certain political contributions and political expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2612 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain out-of-state political committees. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2625 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the appointment of certain persons as officers or employees of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission and to restrictions on employment following commission service. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2661 76-0 (1999) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to ethics in government, including financial disclosure by and standards of conduct applicable to holders of and candidates for certain offices; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2750 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for persons employed in a hospital in certain counties by a hospital district. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2930 76-0 (1999) Author: Walker, Gary
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the application of nepotism prohibitions to certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3049 76-0 (1999) Author: Counts, David Relating to prohibiting certain agreements between economic development corporations and persons engaged in certain political activities; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 3140 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to participation in certain decisions by state officers; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3169 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the availability of public information under and to the enforcement of the public information law. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3318 76-0 (1999) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to uniform rules of consanguinity in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3325 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain out-of-state political committees. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 3586 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the nepotism prohibitions applicable to public school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3739 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to ethics requirements in regard to management and investment of the permanent school fund. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 123 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to representation of a person before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 183 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to the acceptance of gifts by certain state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 204 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to permitting county officers and employees to receive reduced airline fares while engaged in official county business. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 418 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to procedures for and access to reports of political contributions and expenditures; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 895 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to reporting of political contributions and expenditures and to civil penalties for late reports. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 909 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain out-of-state political committees. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 972 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to procedures for and access to reports of political contributions and expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1517 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to registration of persons conducting surveys of members of the legislature; providing civil penalties. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1699 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to regulating and reporting certain political contributions and certain political expenditures and to regulating certain political advertising; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1865 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to regulating and reporting certain political contributions and political expenditures; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 35 75-0 (1997) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to a voluntary code of fair campaign practices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 48 75-0 (1997) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the penalty for late filing of a report of political contributions and expenditures or a personal financial disclosure statement. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 49 75-0 (1997) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to making or accepting a political contribution in connection with certain offices or a contribution to a legislative caucus during a special legislative session. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 90 75-0 (1997) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the verification of reports of political contributions and political expenditures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 97 75-0 (1997) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to lobbying by former legislators; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 131 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to political contributions made in connection with certain judicial offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 241 75-0 (1997) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to lobbying by certain former state officers and employees; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 305 75-0 (1997) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to the representation of a person before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 631 75-0 (1997) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the criminal penalties for late filing of a report of political contributions and expenditures or a personal financial statement. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 643 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to compliance with financial reporting requirements as a qualification for public office. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 665 75-0 (1997) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to the contents of reports of political contributions. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 998 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the conflict-of-interests prohibition applying to a local official who has a substantial interest in a business entity. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1071 75-0 (1997) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the representation of a person before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1417 75-0 (1997) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to restrictions on contributions or expenditures by political action committees. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 1421 75-0 (1997) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the authority of a certain economic development corporation to contract with a member of the board of directors of the corporation or a member's spouse. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1429 75-0 (1997) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the standards of conduct for former directors, officers, and employees of a nonprofit corporation under contract to invest the permanent university fund or certain other university funds and to the corporation's dealings with a former director, officer, or employee; providing a penalty. House: Pensions & Investments Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1448 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to reporting of representation before state agencies by state officers and employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 1449 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to reporting concerning fundraising for governor for a day and speaker's reunion day ceremonies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 1659 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to personal financial disclosure and standards of conduct for district attorneys and criminal district attorneys. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2501 75-0 (1997) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to compensation of a lobbyist with public funds of a political subdivision. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3097 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the adoption of codes of conduct for school board meetings and the creation of a civil cause of action for violations of codes of conduct. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3166 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the introduction, sponsorship, or vote of a member of the legislature on certain measures or bills; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3207 75-0 (1997) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures and political advertising, the registration of lobbyists, personal financial disclosure by certain holders of and candidates for public office, restrictions on certain representation before a state agency by a member of the legislature, and the publication of summaries of opinions of the Texas Ethics Commission; providing a civil penalty. Texas Ethics Commission; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3332 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to regulating and reporting certain political contributions and certain political expenditures and to regulating certain political advertising; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3370 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to a gift, political contribution or activity of an officer or employee of the Texas Lottery Commission or a former officer or employee of the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3455 75-0 (1997) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to reporting political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HJR 56 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to prescribe compliance with financial reporting requirements as a qualification for public office. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 113 75-0 (1997) Author: Bailey, Kevin Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to legislative elections and campaign finances, standards of conduct for legislators and legislative staff, conflicts of interest by legislators, and the compensation of legislators and the lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 43 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the representation of a person before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 73 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Hirschi, John
Relating to financial statements filed by judges of statutory county courts and statutory probate courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 104 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to prohibiting former members of the legislature from engaging in lobbying activities; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 122 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al. Relating to the representation of a person before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 145 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: Christian, Wayne | et. al.
Relating to the acceptance of gifts by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 146 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to the acceptance of gifts by state agencies. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 155 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to the eligibility of a person who is delinquent in the payment of taxes to be a candidate for or to hold elective office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 457 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the representation of a person before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 616 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the standards of conduct for former directors, officers, and employees of a nonprofit corporation under contract to invest the permanent university fund or certain other university funds; providing a penalty. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 731 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to restrictions on employment of former state officers and employees; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1076 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to prohibited activities of officers, directors, and certain shareholders of insurance companies. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1171 75-0 (1997) Author: Galloway, Michael Relating to a prohibition on the expenditure of certain public funds on lobbying; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1333 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to reporting of representation before state agencies by state officers and employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1334 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to reporting concerning fundraising for governor for a day and speaker's reunion day ceremonies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1412 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to conduct requiring registration under the lobbying statute. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1686 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1804 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the contents of reports of political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 11 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of a person who is delinquent in the payment of taxes to be a candidate for or to hold elective office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2 74-0 (1995) Author: Black, Layton | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to restrictions on contributions to legislative caucuses during regular sessions of the legislature and to reporting requirements concerning caucus contributions and expenditures; providing penalties. House: House Administration
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 21 74-0 (1995) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to a voluntary code of fair campaign practices. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 246 74-0 (1995) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to removing a county official from office. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Meeting cancelled
HB 719 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the representation of a person before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 736 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the declination of remuneration by elected or appointed state officers. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 808 74-0 (1995) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to financial disclosure requirements and standards of conduct applying to county and district officers, candidates, and employees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 852 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to investigations of judges by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 853 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the effect of death or divorce on a marriage for the purpose of applying nepotism prohibitions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1330 74-0 (1995) Author: Munoz, Sergio | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to filing statements and reports electronically with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 1410 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to expanding the exception to nepotism prohibitions for a substitute teacher hired by a school district. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 1666 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to lobbying the federal government by state officers and employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1704 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to venue for criminal offenses under Title 15, Election Code. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1739 74-0 (1995) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to certain conflicts of interest involving a member of the board of trustees of a school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1893 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the powers and duties of an ombudsman under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2000 74-0 (1995) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the application of nepotism laws to the employment of a substitute teacher in school districts and the employment of certain personal attendants. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2041 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the application of the state's nepotism prohibitions to certain unmarried individuals who reside together. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2048 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the affidavit on campaign and officeholder reports. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2632 74-0 (1995) Author: Moffat, Nancy Relating to the discipline and removal of a member of a governing body in certain home-rule municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2854 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the offense of coercion of a public servant. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3094 74-0 (1995) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to regulating lobby activity by legislators and certain statewide elected officials. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 67 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al. Relating to the representation of a person before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
SB 184 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the representation of a person before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 452 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to powers and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission, to powers and duties of persons acting under certain laws administered by the commission, and to the registration of persons who represent inmates for compensation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 580 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to disclosure of certain organizational affiliations by certain employees of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1075 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al. Relating to a probable cause ruling by the Texas Ethics Commission concerning an offense involving a public servant's misuse of a thing of value belonging to the government or violation of a law relating to the public servant's office or employment; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1242 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to certain state-paid travel and the use of state-owned aircraft by certain state officers and employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1244 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to limiting political contributions for statewide and legislative offices; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1245 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to requiring certain elected officers and candidates to file federal income tax returns; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1511 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew | et. al. Relating to the acceptance of gifts by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1638 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David Relating to prohibited activities of officers, directors, and certain shareholders of certain entities regulated under the Insurance Code. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SCR 130 74-0 (1995) Author: Henderson, Don Directing the Supreme Court of Texas to adopt certain rules relating to attorney advertising. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 12 73-0 (1993) Author: Carona, John Relating to late reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 68 73-0 (1993) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to a voluntary code of fair campaign practices. House: Elections
Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 87 73-0 (1993) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to the manner in which relationships by consanguinity or affinity are determined. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 103 73-0 (1993) Author: Carona, John Relating to prohibiting a person from simultaneously holding more than one local elective office. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 213 73-0 (1993) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to prohibiting certain gifts from lobbyists. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 501 73-0 (1993) Author: Place, Allen | et. al. Relating to prohibiting former members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles and former directors and employees of the pardons and paroles division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from representing persons before the board; providing penalties. House: Corrections Coauthor Authorized
HB 535 73-0 (1993) Author: Place, Allen
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for personal attendants of certain officers. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 785 73-0 (1993) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to certain violations involving improper influence, lobbying, and political contributions in connection with the state lottery. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 919 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the offense of coercion of a public servant. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1337 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to a conflict of interest. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Referred to Agriculture & Wildlife Management
HB 1910 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al. Relating to redistricting by the Texas Ethics Commission, judicial review of redistricting plans, and restrictions on members of and membership on the commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1911 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to financial disclosure requirements by county or district officers and county employees. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2187 73-0 (1993) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to prohibiting former legislators, legislative employees, statewide elected officials, and officers of executive state agencies from engaging in lobbying activities; providing a criminal penalty House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2201 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue Relating to political contributions to and accepted by certain candidates and officeholders; political reporting by certain candidates and officeholders; personal financial statements filed by certain candidates and officeholders; appointments made by certain judicial officers; and, providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2449 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the regulation of persons who communicate to influence legislation or administrative action and to benefits accepted by public servants. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2450 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to ethics and accountability in state government, to the filing of personal financial statements, to the receipt of certain compensation; and providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2469 73-0 (1993) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to technical and substantive amendments to the laws relating to ethics of public servants, including laws governing the Texas Ethics Commission, communications to influence legislation or administrative action, the filing of personal financial statements, conflicts of interest, the giving or acceptance of certain benefits, and political funds; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2666 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to technical and substantive amendments to the laws relating to ethics of public servants, including laws governing the Texas Ethics Commission, communications to influence legislation or administrative action, the filing of personal financial statements, conflicts of interest, the giving or acceptance of certain benefits, and political funds and political advertising; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 122 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the number of members on the Texas Ethics Commission, to provide their qualifications, and to provide deadlines for filling vacancies. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 64 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al. Relating to the representation of persons before executive agencies by members of the legislature. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections No action taken in subcommittee
SB 67 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for certain small school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 133 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David Relating to a prohibition on activities of former officers and certain employees of the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Pardons and Paroles Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 181 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the offense of coercion of a public servant. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 528 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the use that a state officer or employee may make of a state credit card. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 533 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to recommendations made by the Texas Ethics Commission and the Sunset Advisory Commission concerning conflict of interest provisions for the governing bodies of state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections
No action taken in committee
SB 534 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to certain conflicts of interest for members of the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections No action taken in subcommittee
SB 635 73-0 (1993) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to prohibiting former members of the legislature from engaging in lobbying activities; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections No action taken in subcommittee
SB 740 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to certain expenditures attributable to groups under the lobbyist registration law. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections Referred to s/c on Elections & Ethics by Pres
SB 741 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to Section 36.02 of the Penal Code. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections Referred to s/c on Elections & Ethics by Pres
SB 742 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the rulemaking authority of the Ethics Commission. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections No action taken in subcommittee
SB 743 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to certain information required for registration as a lobbyist. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections Referred to s/c on Elections & Ethics by Pres
SB 744 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to Chapter 36, Penal Code. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections Referred to s/c on Elections & Ethics by Pres
SB 745 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the nature and reporting of accounts under Title 15 of the Election Code. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections Referred to s/c on Elections & Ethics by Pres
SB 746 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to procedures before the Texas Ethics Commission. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections Left pending in subcommittee
SB 747 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the reporting of lobby activities by entities employing lobbyists. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections No action taken in subcommittee
SB 748 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the verification requirements for certain filings with the Texas Ethics Commission; providing penalties. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections Referred to s/c on Elections & Ethics by Pres
SB 1005 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al.
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to technical and substantive amendments to the laws relating to ethics of public servants, including laws governing the Texas Ethics Commission, communications to influence legislation or administrative action, the filing of personal financial statements, conflicts of interest, the giving or acceptance of certain benefits, and political funds and political advertising; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections
House passage as amended reported
SB 1006 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the regulation of persons who communicate to influence legislation or administrative action and to benefits accepted by public servants. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections No action taken in subcommittee
SJR 26 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the number of members on the Texas Ethics Commission and to require vacancies to be filled expeditiously. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1 72-0 (1991) Author: Laney, James | et. al. Relating to ethics of public servants, including the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning expenditures made to influence legislation or administrative action; to personal financial statements filed by state officers and employees; to the giving or acceptance of certain benefits; and to restrictions and reporting concerning political contributions and expenditures; making an appropriation; and providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 82 72-0 (1991) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to payments from political contributions for housing or household expenses; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 174 72-0 (1991) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning expenditures made to influence legislation or administrative action; to personal financial statements filed by state officers and employees; and to the acceptance, use, and reporting of political contributions and expenditures; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 273 72-0 (1991) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to a voluntary code of fair campaign practices. House: Elections Reported from s/c favorably with amendments
HB 342 72-0 (1991) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to implementation of annual legislative sessions and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 357 72-0 (1991) Author: Taylor, M.A. Relating to false statements made during a political campaign. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 383 72-0 (1991) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to restrictions and reporting requirements in connection with political contributions from an out-of-state political committee. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 511 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to an emergency appropriation to the State Ethics Advisory Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 746 72-0 (1991) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to financial statement requirements and standards of conduct applying to certain district, county, and precinct officers, candidates, and employees; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 761 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al. Relating to ethics and accountability in state government, to the composition, powers, and duties of the State Ethics Commission, to expenditures made to influence legislation or administrative action, to the filing of personal financial statements, to the receipt of certain compensation, and to political contributions and expenditures; making an appropriation; and providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 893 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to ethical conduct of members of the legislature and to the acceptance of honoraria; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1196 72-0 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain criminal offenses involving theft, misapplication of fiduciary or other property, tampering with or fabricating physical evidence, bribery and corrupt influence, tampering with a governmental record, or violations of state insurance law. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1344 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the regulation of nepotism in government. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1345 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the manner in which relationships by consanguinity or affinity are determined. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1550 72-0 (1991) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to the definition of "benefit" for the purposes of prosecution of certain offenses against public administration and to defenses to those prosecutions. House: State Affairs Posting rule suspended
HB 1579 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to an exemption from the nepotism laws for persons appointed or employed by hospitals in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2444 72-0 (1991) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to limitations on political contributions and expenditures; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Posting rule suspended
HB 2480 72-0 (1991) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to political contributions made by individuals, corporations, and other entities, to political contributions and expenditures made by political committees, and to contributions to inaugural committees; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2711 72-0 (1991) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the regulation and reporting of political funds. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to ethics of public servants, including the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning expenditures made to influence legislation or administrative action; to personal financial statements filed by public officers and employees; to the giving or acceptance of certain benefits; to restrictions and reporting concerning political contributions and expenditures; and providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 4 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Cavazos, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for certain criminal offenses. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 83 72-0 (1991) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the regulation of legislative advertising; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 117 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to false statements made during a political campaign. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 674 72-0 (1991) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to prohibiting a member of a Private Industry Council from receiving funds allocated or disbursed by the council; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 927 72-0 (1991) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to prohibiting former members of the legislature from engaging in lobbying activities; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Elections & Ethics by Pres
SB 1449 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to requiring certain disclosures by persons who submit contracts or other proposals to the governing bodies of local governments. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SJR 8 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish the Texas Ethics Commission and to authorize the commission to recommend the salary of members of the legislature and the lieutenant governor, subject to voter approval, and to set the per diem for those officials, subject to a limit. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 128 72-1 (1991) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to a voluntary code of fair campaign practices. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 50 72-2 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for personal attendants of certain officers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 16 72-3 (1992) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for personal attendants of certain officers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 11 72-4 (1992) Author: Crawford, Richard Relating to the regulation of persons who communicate to influence legislation or administrative action, to benefits and reimbursements accepted by public servants, and to the status of political contributions. Filed
HB 68 71-0 (1989) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the prohibition of contracts between state public officials and certain persons related to them. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 130 71-0 (1989) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to prohibiting members of the legislature and officers and employees of the legislative branch from acting as paid lobbyists for two years after their legislative service. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 167 71-0 (1989) Author: Rudd, Jim | et. al. Relating to the circumstances under which the nepotism law does not apply to a substitute school teacher. House: Public Education 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 215 71-0 (1989) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to a prohibition on certain activities of former state officers or employees; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 549 71-0 (1989) Author: Waterfield, Richard
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for substitute teachers or bus drivers in certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 550 71-0 (1989) Author: Waterfield, Richard Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for certain school districts. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 714 71-0 (1989) Author: Kubiak, L.B. Relating to a prohibition of certain contracts between elected state officers and state governmental bodies. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1130 71-0 (1989) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to standards of conduct of school district employees; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1283 71-0 (1989) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to a prohibition on certain activities of former state officers or employees; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1651 71-0 (1989) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to prohibiting a member of an appraisal district board of directors from having an interest in a contract with the appraisal district or a taxing unit in the district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1759 71-0 (1989) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to the requirement that certain contracts in which local public officials have an interest be made through competitive bidding. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1765 71-0 (1989) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to standards of conduct for officers and employees of state government. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2264 71-0 (1989) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to appearances before the legislature by officers and employees of and persons under contract to certain water districts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2373 71-0 (1989) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to physician conflicts of interest. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
SB 53 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on certain activities of former state officers or employees; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Read second time
SB 496 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to prohibiting board and commission members of certain state agencies from being employed by their former agency for two years. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1243 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to physician conflicts of interest. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Pending in committee
SB 1597 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the abolition of the State Ethics Advisory Commission. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 127 71-1 (1989) Author: Hudson, David Relating to making and receiving political contributions in the Capitol Complex; providing a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 23 71-2 (1989) Author: Hudson, David Relating to making and receiving political contributions in the capitol complex; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 117 71-2 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena | et. al. Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission, to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning.... Coauthor authorized
HJR 9 71-2 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the compensation of members of the legislature and to the creation, powers, and duties of the State Ethics Enforcement Commission. Filed
HB 7 71-3 (1990) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning.... House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 4 71-3 (1990) Author: Criss, Lloyd Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the compensation of members of the legislature and to the creation, powers, and duties of the State Ethics Enforcement Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 10 71-3 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning.... Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 58 71-3 (1990) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to false statements made during a political campaign. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 68 71-3 (1990) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the clarification of the application of the nepotism law to appraisal districts. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 164 71-4 (1990) Author: Melton, Bob Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning.... House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 44 71-4 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning . . . Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 51 71-4 (1990) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the clarification of the application of the nepotism law to appraisal districts. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 90 71-4 (1990) Author: Montford, John Relating to restrictions on the reimbursement of personal funds from political contributions and on payments made on certain loans; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 48 71-6 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, . . . Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 380 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to expenditures made by certain local governmental entities to influence legislation or administrative action. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 790 70-0 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the authority of certain counties to require and regulate the filing of financial reports by county officials, precinct officials, county judicial officials, candidates for those offices, and county employees; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/88
HB 799 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the deadline for the filing of annual financial records with the State Pension Review Board. House: Retirement and Aging Laid on the table subject to call
HB 816 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James Relating to liability of directors of certain corporations. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 836 70-0 (1987) Author: Culberson, John Relating to requiring the filing of financial statements by elected county officers and candidates for elected county offices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1036 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the authority of members and employees of the Railroad Commission of Texas to have ex parte consultations and communications and to authorize certain discovery proceedings. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate conferees appointed
HB 1523 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to certain procedures related to investigations of judges by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1673 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Richard Relating to a cause of action for violation of a rule of a national collegiate athletic association. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1754 70-0 (1987) Author: Patrick, Kae Relating to the abolition of the State Ethics Advisory Commission. House: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
HB 1791 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the collection and furnishing of information regarding certain disciplinary actions taken against physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1822 70-0 (1987) Author: Laney, James Relating to certain communications of members and employees of the public utility commission. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1948 70-0 (1987) Author: Robnett, Nolan
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to conflicts of interest of local public officials. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2003 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to registration and reports filed with the secretary of state concerning communications to influence legislation or administrative action. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2133 70-0 (1987) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to conflicts of interest for a local public official with a substantial interest in a business. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2234 70-0 (1987) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the standards of corporate behavior, imposing liability and certain penalties. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2367 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to statements of political contributions and expenditures filed by candidates for the legislature or statewide office before a regular legislative session is convened. House: Elections Pending in committee
HB 2606 70-0 (1987) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the offense of misuse of public information by a public servant. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HJR 26 70-0 (1987) Author: Patterson, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that a person is ineligible to be appointed or elected to certain elective offices during a term of probation or punishment for a criminal offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 197 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Waldrop, Tom
Relating to prohibiting a member of the legislature from acting as a paid lobbyist. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 502 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Relating to the authority of certain counties to require and regulate the filing of financial reports by county officials, precinct officials, county judicial officials, candidates for those offices, and county employees; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 624 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to conflicts of interest involving certain public officers and employees; defining offenses and providing remedies and penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 948 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the abolition of the State Ethics Advisory Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1076 70-0 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the conflicts of interest of local public officials. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1080 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to deadlines for filing certain financial statements and to forms provided by the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1081 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to certain registrations and reports filed with the secretary of state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/88
SB 1131 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to conflicts of interest for a local public official with a substantial interest in a business; creating an offense and providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1443 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to interpret and administer the law providing standards of conduct for certain public officers and employees and to reliance on those interpretations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 59 70-2 (1987) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Relating to the conflicts of interests of employees of housing authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
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HB 82 70-2 (1987) Author: Waldrop, Tom Relating to prohibiting a person elected to the legislature from acting as a paid lobbyist. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 48 70-2 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the offense of misuse of public information by a public servant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 77 69-0 (1985) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to the standards of conduct and financial disclosure requirements for certain public servants, a requirement that persons bidding on state contracts disclose conflicts of interest, the punishment for the offense of official misconduct, and the creation of the offense of conflict of interest. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 148 69-0 (1985) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to venue in the criminal prosecution of state employees and officers charged with offenses involving abuse of office. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 176 69-0 (1985) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to standards of conduct and financial disclosure requirements for certain public servants and former public servants; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 214 69-0 (1985) Author: Pennington, Randy
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to restrictions on municipal employees concerning retirement and job advancement; providing a penalty. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Record vote
HB 318 69-0 (1985) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to exempting unopposed candidates from filing reports required to be filed within 48 hours of accepting certain contributions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 372 69-0 (1985) Author: Carriker, Steve Relating to representation of persons before state agencies by members of the legislature; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 463 69-0 (1985) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to certain standards of conduct for state officers and employees. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 1033 69-0 (1985) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to the requirement that county officials, special district board members, and candidates for those positions file financial disclosure statements; providing penalties. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1083 69-0 (1985) Author: Laney, James Amending Article 5996a (which prohibits State employment of certain persons related to State officers) so as to exempt persons who have completed three full semesters as full time professors in a professional school in the two years immediately prior to the election or appointment of the State officer concerned, and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu in comm.
HB 1491 69-0 (1985) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to information provided to property tax officials under a promise it will be held confidential. House: Ways & Means Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 1964 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to interpret and administer the law providing standards of conduct for certain public officers and employees and to reliance on those interpretations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Returned from Senate as amended
HB 1965 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the timeliness of registrations and reports filed under the law regulating lobbyist activities. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1966 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the filing of financial statements by persons appointed to fill vacancies in elective offices and to the secretary of state's duty to send copies of the financial statement form to certain persons. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1984 69-0 (1985) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to conflicts of interest of local public officials. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 22 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to conflicts of interest involving certain public officers and employees; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 86 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to required disclosure of financial interests, activities, and gifts by elective county officers and candidates for elective county office; providing standards of conduct; giving the county clerk certain duties; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 189 69-0 (1985) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Relating to communications with participants in the decision-making process in a contested case under state agency jurisdiction; making certain exceptions. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1216 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the abolishment of the State Ethics Advisory Commission, Chapter 444, Acts of the 68th Legislature, Regular Session, 1983 (Article 6252-9d, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
SB 1424 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the value of honorariums that may be accepted by an elected official. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 189 68-0 (1983) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to required disclosure of financial interests, activities, and gifts by elective officers and candidates for elective office in certain political subdivisions. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 832 68-0 (1983) Author: Millsap, Mike Relating to the regulation of nepotism in government. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1205 68-0 (1983) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to standards of conduct and financial disclosure requirements for certain public servants and former public servants; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1448 68-0 (1983) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to conflicts of interest involving certain public officers and employees; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1450 68-0 (1983) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to the creation of the State Ethics Commission; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1749 68-0 (1983) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to conflicts of interest of local public officials; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1907 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to the creation of a legislative ethics advisory committee. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2095 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to offenses against public administration and offenses involving the abuse of office or employment, including theft, by a public servant; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HJR 108 68-0 (1983) Author: Millsap, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit a member of the legislature from benefiting from a state or county contract with a business in which the member has a substantial interest. House: State Affairs Placed on daily Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SB 41 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to required disclosure of financial interests, activities, and gifts by elective county officers and candidates for elective county office; providing standards of conduct; prescribing short title for State Ethics and Disclosure Act; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on County Affairs
SB 319 68-0 (1983) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Relating to the regulation of nepotism in government; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 651 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to offenses against public administration and offenses involving the abuse of office or employment, including theft, by a public servant; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 773 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to standards of conduct and financial disclosure requirements for certain public servants and former public servants; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on daily General State Calendar
SB 824 68-0 (1983) Author: Montford, John Relating to standards of conduct and financial disclosure requirements for certain public servants and former public servants; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 1043 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to revision of the political funds reporting and disclosure law and to regulation of the ethical conduct of public servants; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1044 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to conflicts of interest of local public officials; providing a penalty. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1344 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate violations of, and to interpret, state ethics provisions. Senate: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SJR 28 68-0 (1983) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit a member of the legislature from benefiting from a state or county contract with a business in which the member has a substantial interest. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 23 68-1 (1983) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to an appropriation for operation of the State Ethics Advisory Commission. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
SB 4 68-1 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to conflicts of interest involving certain public officers and employees; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 22 68-1 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to an appropriation for operation of the State Ethics Advisory Commission. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
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HB 3 67-0 (1981) Author: Clayton, Bill
Sponsor: Short, E.L.
Relating to creation of a committee to study laws about the conduct of public servants. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 243 67-0 (1981) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to required disclosure of financial interests, activities, and gifts by elective officers and candidates for elective office in certain political subdivisions. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 380 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to restrictions on conduct of the members of the State Board of Insurance, the Commissioner of Insurance, and certain persons and entities. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 450 67-0 (1981) Author: Presnal, Bill
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to conflicts of interest affecting certain officers or employees of local governments. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 474 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to required disclosure of financial interests, activities, and gifts by members of and candidates for the governing body in certain cities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 592 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to political activity of officers and employees of the Department of Human Resources. House: Human Services Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 619 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to regulation of political activity of state employees. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 634 67-0 (1981) Author: Keller, Ray
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the right of fire and police personnel to engage in certain political activities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 862 67-0 (1981) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to actions by public servants to influence legislation. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1103 67-0 (1981) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the authority of certain school districts to contract with businesses in which a trustee has an interest. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1466 67-0 (1981) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to honoraria and appreciation benefits paid to public servants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 2264 67-0 (1981) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Vale, Bob
Relating to a code of conduct for employees of state agencies who inspect and survey health care facilities. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HR 98 67-0 (1981) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Requesting a special committee to study and clarify laws and rules relating to the conduct of House members. House: State Affairs
SB 172 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Redistricting representation by certain persons having conflicts of interest in matters related to the medical assistance program; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 189 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to political activity of officers and employees of the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1097 67-0 (1981) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to a code of conduct for employees of state agencies who inspect and survey health care facilities. Senate: Human Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 104 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to required disclosure of financial interests, activities, and gifts by members of and candidates for the governing body in certain cities; providing a penalty. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 113 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to required disclosure of financial interests, activities, and gifts by members of and candidates for the governing body in certain cities; providing a penalty. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 133 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to restrictions on conduct of members of the State Board of Insurance, the Commissioner of Insurance, and certain persons and entities. House: Insurance Considered by committee in formal meeting
HB 242 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to required disclosure of financial interests, activities, and gifts by county judges, county commissioners, and candidates for those offices in certain counties; providing a penalty. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 358 66-0 (1979) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Relating to the expenditure of the State Bar's funds for political purposes. House: Government Organization Referred to Subcommittee on State Bar & Good Neighbor Com.
HB 475 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Relating to expenditure of the State Bar's funds for political purposes. House: Government Organization Referred to Subcommittee on State Bar & Good Neighbor Com.
HB 659 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Relating to the regulation of lobbying. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
House refuses to concur in Senate amendments
HB 660 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to enforcement of the law regulating lobbying. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 731 66-0 (1979) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to required disclosure of financial interests, activities, and gifts by elective officers and candidates for elective office in political subdivision; providing a penalty. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 812 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to former officers or employees of state agencies who represent other persons before the agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 834 66-0 (1979) Author: Salinas, Froy Relating to the applicability of the state ethics and financial disclosure law to the judges of certain statutory courts. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1344 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to truth in campaigning. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1508 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to required disclosure of financial interests, activities, and gifts by board members of public retirement systems. House: Employment Practices Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1713 66-0 (1979) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to required disclosure of financial interests, activities, and gifts by elective officers and candidates for elective office in political subdivisions; providing a penalty. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1855 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to standards of conduct for certain municipal public servants; providing a penalty. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1861 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to required disclosure of financial interest, activities, and gifts by elective officers and candidates for elective office in political subdivisions; providing a penalty. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 367 66-0 (1979) Author: Short, E.L.
Sponsor: Salinas, Froy
Relating to the applicability of the state ethics and financial disclosure law to the judges of certain statutory courts. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
SB 728 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to truth in campaigning. Senate: State Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 787 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to certain offenses in connection with endorsements of candidates for public office; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1084 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the eligibility of former employees of the Public Utility Commission to hold employment with a utility company or affiliated interest. Senate: Human Resources Removed from local and uncontested calendar
SB 1140 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to procurement of certain human services by state agencies and regional councils of government. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 28 65-0 (1977) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to the effect of resignation of certain public officers from an unexpired term of office after election to a succeeding term; and declaring an emergency. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 232 65-0 (1977) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to the prohibition and disclosure of conflicts of interests of board members of community centers for mental health and mental retardation. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 454 65-0 (1977) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Defining, prohibiting, and providing a penalty for unethical practices by insurance adjusters. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 477 65-0 (1977) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to purchases by a city, town, or county from a cooperative association to which a member of the governing body belongs. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1061 65-0 (1977) Author: Salinas, Froy Relating to applicability of the ethics and financial disclosure law to county judges and judges of certain statuatory courts. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1317 65-0 (1977) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to exemption of interests held in certain trusts from disclosure under the ethics and financial disclosure law. House: Judicial Affairs Tabled
SB 435 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to regulation of pecuniary interests of members and former members of certain state boards and commissions; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 436 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to certain conduct of members of the State Board of Insurance. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 566 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to regulation of political activity of state employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1179 65-0 (1977) Author: Adams, Don Relating to conflict of interest of members of the Finance Commission and the Banking Board. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably
SB 1259 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the requirement that certain county officers and district attorneys disclose certain financial interests, activities, and gifts; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 37 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit members and former members of certain state boards and commission from having certain pecuniary interests. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 571 64-0 (1975) Author: Reyes, Ben T. Relating to prohibiting members of the legislature from soliciting, accepting, or agreeing to accept benefits for the representation of persons in certain proceedings involving state agencies; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 572 64-0 (1975) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to prohibiting certain officers and employees and former officers and employees of a state agency from representing clients before the agency; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 591 64-0 (1975) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to regulation of acceptance of certain honorariums by members of the legislature; prescribing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 676 64-0 (1975) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to prohibiting certain officers and employees and former officers and employees of a state agency from representing clients before the agency; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 762 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the creation, organization, powers, duties, and procedures of the State Ethics Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 803 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to prohibiting state employees from communicating certain information to a member of the legislature; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 822 64-0 (1975) Author: Hutchison, Ray Relating to disclosure of contributions and gifts to certain elected officers; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 839 64-0 (1975) Author: Caldwell, Neil
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the requirement that certain officers of government and candidates make public disclosure of interests in property that are acquired from them with public funds; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 965 64-0 (1975) Author: Nugent, James E.
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to a judge's willful and persistent conduct which is clearly inconsistent with the proper performance of his duties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 1185 64-0 (1975) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Defining the word "trivial" as used in said section; providing that said exceptions shall not be a criminal offense and no prosecution shall arise therefrom. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 1472 64-0 (1975) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to conflicts of interest of members of governing bodies of cities, towns, and villages. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1592 64-0 (1975) Author: Reynolds, Richard F. Relating to the content of the financial statement required to be filed by certain state officers, appointees, executive heads of state agencies, and candidates. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1593 64-0 (1975) Author: Reynolds, Richard F. Relating to the content of the financial statement required to be filed by certain state officers, appointees, executive heads of state agencies, and candidates. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 588 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to standards of conduct of state officers and employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1 63-0 (1973) Author: Nugent, James E.
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to the conduct of certain state officers and employees and the requirement that certain interests, activities, and gifts be disclosed; providing civil and criminal sanctions. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HB 85 63-0 (1973) Author: Clark, Jim Declaring a policy for a standards of ethics for members of the House of Representatives and Senate, legislative officers or employees, elected or appointed state officers, and judges; establishing standards of conduct; creating a State Ethics Commission; requiring reporting a campaign financial contributions; requiring full, public disclosure of all sources of income, debts, holdings of members, officers and judges and their immediate families; requiring legislative agents to register with the Ethics Commission and submit certain information to the comission; prescribing standards of conduct for legislative agents; declaring violations and penalties for legislative agents; declaring powers and duties of the Ethics Commission; declaring findings and disposition of cases brought before Ethics Commission members; declaring violations and penalties; providing for appeals; providing that other remedies not be prejudiced; repealing certain other acts; providing for severability and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Subcommittee hearing notice posted
HB 588 63-0 (1973) Author: Barnhart, Ray A. Requiring the disclosure of certain financial interests and activities by local elected officials; providing that such disclosure statements be public records; providing penalties; providing for severability. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1522 63-0 (1973) Author: Temple, Arthur "Buddy" Relating to the filing of public statements by certain state officers disclosing certain gifts and certain business and financial activities and interests of the officer; providing for penalties; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee hearing date
HB 1527 63-0 (1973) Author: Rodriguez, Lindsey Relating to an additional method of removal from office of any state officer or state employee who heads or directs a state agency whose removal is not provided for in the constitution of the State of Texas and who knowingly participates in corruption or illegalities, or who knowingly tolerates corruption or illegalities among these people under his control and supervision within his agency; providing for the State Ethics Commission to hear complaints of alleged violations of this Act and to make a determination thereof; and for providing for appeal from this commission to a District Court of Travis County for a final ruling. House: State Affairs Reported favorably
HB 1607 63-0 (1973) Author: McAlister, R.B. Relating to the filing of statements of income by candidates for certain public offices; amending the Texas Election Code by adding Section 244a; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Subcommittee hearing date
HR 13 63-0 (1973) Author: Bales, Larry Creating a committee to investigate the conduct of Representative John Allen. House: Rules
HR 199 63-0 (1973) Author: Bales, Larry Requesting the Sub-Committee on Ethics of State Affairs Committee to review the entire area of ethics. House: State Affairs
SB 15 63-0 (1973) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Declaring a policy for a standard of ethics for members of the House of Representatives and Senate, legislative officers or employees, elected or appointed state officers, and judges; establishing standards of conduct; creating a State Ethics Commission; requiring reporting of campaign financial contributions; requiring full, public disclosure of all sources of income, debts, holdings of members, officers and judges and their immediate families; declaring powers and duties of the Ethics Commission; declaring findings and disposition of cases brought before the Ethics Commission; declaring the confidential nature of certain matters of the Ethics Commission; establishing compensation for Ethics Commission members; declaring violations and penalties; providing for appeals; providing that other remedies not be prejudiced; providing for severability. Senate: Jurisprudence Sent to subcommittee
SB 69 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the registration and filing of statements of certain expenditures and activities by certain persons involved in influencing legislation; establishing standards of conduct, procedures for filing statements, registration, and revoking registrations; prohibiting certain acts; providing penalties. Senate: Administration Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 353 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Providing for filing of a financial report by every elected and appointed public official of this state; providing for penalties for violations of the Act. Senate: State Affairs Committee hearing date
SB 477 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to members of the legislator appearing before or contacting in person an officer or employee of a state agency; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 663 63-0 (1973) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Requiring the disclosure of certain business and financial activities and interests by certain employees of news organizations; prescribing penalties; providing for severability. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 664 63-0 (1973) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Requiring the disclosure of certain business and financial activities and interests by news organizations, its officers and employees; prescribing penalties; providing for severability. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 883 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the disclosure of state-regulated business interests by certain appointed state officers and the executive heads of certain state agencies; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 894 63-0 (1973) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to the presentation of facts and arguments to voters, by corporations, in elections affecting issuance of bonds or imposition of a tax; amending Sections (a) and (b), Article 213, Penal Code of Texas, 1925; and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Sent to subcommittee
HB 13 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to members of the Legislature appearing before or contacting in person an officer or employee of a state agency; providing penalties.
HB 123 62-0 (1971) Author: Patterson, Charles Relating to public disclosure of financial interests and other information by officers and certain employees of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of state government; providing a penalty.
HB 127 62-0 (1971) Author: Angly, Jr., Maurice Relating to statements of income and indebtedness of state legislators.
HB 203 62-0 (1971) Author: Nugent, James E.
Sponsor: Hall, Ralph
Relating to establishing standards of conduct of Members of the Legislature, legislative employees, elective State officials, appointed State officials of a State Agency, employees of a State Agency, and any person who has an office in honor or trust in the State of Texas or any of its political subdivisions; providing penalties.
HB 328 62-0 (1971) Author: Jungmichel, Charles Relating to extending the provisions of Section 2.08, Texas Education Code, to any employee of any textbook publishing company selling textbooks in Texas or to any person receiving any payments of money from any such companies.
HB 435 62-0 (1971) Author: Johnson, Jake Relating to the standards of conduct for officers of state agencies in the area of using state employees to benefit private business interests with which the officers are associated.
HB 442 62-0 (1971) Author: Nichols, R.C. "Nick" Relating to prohibiting receipt of compensation from certain sources during a specified period of time by members of the State Board of Insurance, insurance commissioner , and all employees and agents of the Board.
HB 983 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to providing for the filing of a financial report by every elected and appointed public official of this state; providing for penalties.
HB 1004 62-0 (1971) Author: Pickens, Ace | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of confidential information by government employees; providing penalties.
HB 1089 62-0 (1971) Author: Floyd, Guy
Sponsor: Bernal, Joe J.
Relating to requiring of certain county officials and others records and reports of certain monies received or disbursed by them, with certain exceptions.
HB 1155 62-0 (1971) Author: Lee, W.E. "Will" Relating to standards of conduct for legislators and procedures for investigation and recommendations by a legislative committee.
HCR 87 62-0 (1971) Author: Farenthold, Frances | et. al. Creating a joint committee on legislative ethics.
HJR 18 62-0 (1971) Author: Nugent, James E. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Article III, Section 24 of the Texas Constitution to establish a commission to set rules of ethics for legislators and state officers and employees, and to prescribe compensation for legislators.
HJR 96 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Grant | et. al.
Sponsor: Hall, Ralph
Proposing an amendment to establish a commission to set rules of ethics and rules for filing of financial statements for Legislators, State officers and officers of the Legislature and to recommend improvements and economy in the Legislative process.
SB 86 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph | et. al. Relating to establishing standards of conduct of legislators, other elected officials, and officers of State agencies in the area of possible conflict between their private interests and official duties, establishing penalties for malfeasance, establishing a State Ethics Committee.
SB 93 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles Relating to making additional requirements for reporting substantial interests of officers and employees of State agencies, legislators and legislative employees.
SB 227 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles Relating to amending Standards of Conduct and Code of Ethics relative to officers and employees of State Agencies and Legislators and Legislative Employees.
SB 626 62-0 (1971) Author: Wallace, Jim Relating to disqualification of certain persons connected with lobbying from certain appointive state offices and prohibiting certain appointees from lobbying on termination from state service; prescribing a penalty.
SB 957 62-0 (1971) Author: Wallace, Jim Relating to registration and filing of financial statements by persons engaged in representation before the Legislature and state agencies.
SJR 15 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Nugent, James E.
Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to establish a commission to set rules of ethics for legislators and state officers and employees of the legislature and to prescribe compensation for legislators, the Lieutenant Governor, and the Speaker of the House.
SB 8 62-1 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to the filing of financial statements by certain persons; amending Section 4, Chapter 100, Acts of the 55th Legislature, Regular Session, 1955.
SB 12 62-1 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to filing of a financial statement by certain persons. Amending Section 4, Chapter 100 of the 55th Legislature.
SB 15 62-1 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph | et. al. Relating to the filing of finacial statements by candidates for certain offices.
HB 133 61-0 (1969) Author: Nugent, James E. | et. al. Relating to making additional requirements for reporting substantial interests of officers and employees of State agencies, legislators and legislative employees; prohibiting presentation of facts or argument to an administrative agency of this State except under conditions as herein provided; prohibiting officers and agents of a State agency from making investments causing a conflict of interests and further defining same; prohibiting legislators from representing clients before administrative agencies while legislation or appropriations are before the Legislature or committees affecting such agencies and providing remedies; prohibiting a Member of the Legislature from introducing or causing to be introduced proposed legislation which affects directly a client or employer of such Member.
HB 143 61-0 (1969) Author: Nugent, James E. | et. al. Relating to amending the State Bar Act.
HB 854 61-0 (1969) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Relating to requiring state agencies to formulate rules of conduct for its officers and employees.
HB 1235 61-0 (1969) Author: Angly, Jr., Maurice Relating to statements of income and indebtedness of state legislators.
HCR 134 61-0 (1969)
HJR 27 61-0 (1969) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to establish a commission to set rules of ethics for state officers and employees and to prescribe compensation for legislators.
HJR 30 61-0 (1969) Author: McDonald, Felix Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the removal, retirement, or censure of Justices, Judges, and Justices of the Peace under prescribed circumstances.
HJR 61 61-0 (1969) Author: Ratcliff, Joseph Neil "Joe" Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the creation of a commission to set rules concerning conflicts of interest of and practice before state agencies by legislators, and to set rates of compensation for legislators, the Speaker of the House, and the Lieutenant Governor.
SB 70 61-0 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to providing for punishment for false accusation under this Act; making additional requirements for reporting substantial interests of officers and employees of State agencies, legislators and legislative employees; prohibiting presentation of facts or argument to an administrative agency of this State except under conditions as herein provided; prohibiting officers and agents of a State agency from making investments causing a conflict of interests and further defining same; prohibiting legislators from representing clients before administrative agencies while legislation or appropriations are before the Legislature or committees affecting such agencies and providing remedies; prohibiting a Member of the Legislature from introducing or causing to be introduced proposed legislation which affects directly a client or employer of such Member.
SB 681 61-0 (1969) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to establishing standards of conduct of officers and employees of state agencies, legislators and legislative employees in the area of possible conflict between their private interests and official duties; establishing penalties for malfeasance; establishing a Joint Legislative Ethics Committee; setting rules for its formation, procedure, nature and scope of investigation, funding, powers, filing of complaints, hearings, records and decisions; and providing for advisory opinions.
SB 48 61-1 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" | et. al. Relating to making additional requirements for reporting substantial interests of officers and employees of State agencies, legislators and legislative employees; prohibiting presentation of facts or argument to an administrative agency of this State except under conditions as herein provided; prohibiting officers and agents of a State agency from making investments causing a conflict of interests and further defining same; prohibiting a Member of the Legislature from introducing or causing to be introduced proposed legislation which affects directly a client or employer of such Member; providing for an annual disclosure statement by all members of the Texas Legislature; providing for disclosure by legislators representing clients for compensation before a state agency.
HB 378 60-0 (1967) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" Relating to the State Judicial Qualifications Commission.
HB 417 60-0 (1967) Author: Nugent, James E. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to make additional requirements for reporting substantial interests of employees of State agencies, the Executive Department, Executive Department employees, legislators and legislative employees.
HB 79 59-0 (1965) Author: Nugent, James E. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts by making additional requirements for reporting substantial interests of employees of State agencies, legislators and legislative employees.
HCR 106 59-0 (1965)
HJR 57 59-0 (1965) Author: McDonald, Felix Proposing an Amendment to Section 1-a of Article V of the Constitution of the State of Texas, by adding to said Section as presently written, the following provisions: requiring automatic retirement of certain District and Appellate Judges at age seventy-five (75) or such earlier age, not under seventy (70), as may be provided by law; creating a State Judicial Qualifications Commission and providing for its composition and the qualifications, methods of selection and terms of office of its members.
SJR 10 59-0 (1965) Author: Calhoun, Jr., C. Galloway Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas requiring automatic retirement of District and Appellate Judges at age seventy-five or such earlier age, not under seventy, as may be provided by law; creating a State Judicial Qualifications Commission and providing for its composition and the qualifications, methods of selection and terms of office of its members.
HB 47 58-0 (1963) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" Relating to making it unlawful for any person employed in the Executive branch of the State Government, or any agency or department thereof, to use his official authority or influence for the purpose of interfering with, or influencing the passage of legislation; providing a penalty for violations of this Act.
HB 676 58-0 (1963) Author: Morgan, Richard L. "Dick" Relating to providing that before the constitutional oath of office may be administered, each member of the Legislature at the beginning of each regular session and each state-wide elected official, except members of the United States Congress shall file with the Secretary of State a sworn statement of his net worth at the time he files such statement, listing assets and liabilities; providing that each included official shall file with the Secretary of State a similar sworn statement not less than thirty (30) days before the expiration of his term of office; and providing that any person who knowingly places false information in any such sworn statement shall be punished as for perjury.
HB 1018 58-0 (1963) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" | et. al. Relating to making additional requirements for reporting substantial interests of employees of State agencies, legislators and legislative employees.
HB 1063 58-0 (1963) Author: Chapman, Joe N. | et. al. Relating to requiring justices and judges of the State Courts to file statements under oath with the Secretary of State as a matter of public record disclosing certain information relating to interests in or offices held by such justices, judges or their wives in any private corporation.
HCR 95 58-0 (1963)
HB 13 57-0 (1961) Author: Martin, Lloyd C. | et. al. Relating to regulating the soliciting and receiving of funds for political activity by State officials, employees, Senators and Representatives; regulating the giving or receiving of funds by State officials and employees; prohibiting the solicitation or collection of funds for political purposes from State officials and employees on State property; prohibiting the promotion, demotion or discharge of State officials and employees because of political activity of lack thereof; prohibiting the selling of a State official's or employee's vote; providing penalties.
HB 272 57-0 (1961) Author: James, Tom Relating to amending a certain Statute providing that certain acts of personal misconduct shall be cause for removal from office of certain district and county officers.
HB 281 57-0 (1961) Author: Butler, Jerry Relating to repealing a certain Act providing a penalty for the private use for profit by certain persons of State, county or municipal property, labor or services paid for by the State, county or municipality.
HB 904 57-0 (1961) Author: Koliba, Sr., Homer Louis Relating to amending a certain Act providing for filing of affidavits by certain persons and penalties for failure to so file.
HB 1044 57-0 (1961) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" Relating to amending the Insurance Code providing that members and employees of the State Board of Insurance shall be subject to the same code of ethics and standards of conduct as members and employees of other State regulatory agencies.
HB 3 55-0 (1957) Author: Glusing, Ben A. | et. al. Relating to establishing standards of conduct for officers and employees of state agencies, legislators and legislative employees in the area of possible conflict between their private interests and official duties.
HB 38 55-0 (1957) Author: Lee, John Ruskin | et. al. Relating to defining the duties of public officers in regard to the publication of statements and notices required or authorized by law.
HB 85 55-0 (1957) Author: Isaacks, Maud Relating to amending certain statutes so as to penalize any official, officials, or officer or officers named therein for failure to perform any duties required of such official, officials, or officer or officers.
HB 86 55-0 (1957) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel Relating to providing for the removal of any official of the State of Texas, or subdivision thereof who shall refuse to testify on ground of self-incrimination before any court or other duly authorized governmental agency.
HB 321 55-0 (1957) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to prohibiting candidates or Members of the Legislature from representing others before administrative commissions, boards, etc.
HJR 18 55-0 (1957) Author: Bell, Marshall O. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas requiring members of the Legislature who appear before State agencies for compensation or hire to file sworn statements setting out certain information, and fixing the per diem of the members of the Legislature at $25.00 per day during the term of their office.
SB 55 55-0 (1957) Author: Smith, Preston Earnest Relating to defining the duties of public officers in regard to the publication of statements and notices required or authorized by law; providing for forfeiture of salary and removal from office for violation thereof and providing the procedure therefor.
SB 140 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to permit officers of counties, cities and towns to enter into or become pecuniarily interested in contracts with the county, city or town when the material, goods, merchandise or services covered by the contract are available from only one source.
SB 166 55-0 (1957) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas; re-defining the offense of bribery and offering a bribe; prescribing a penalty for violation.
SB 172 55-0 (1957) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to prohibiting State employees including members of Legislature from taking money or property or persons from offering same to appear before State Departments, agencies or bureaus.
SB 352 55-0 (1957) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to prohibiting any public official from receiving, or entering into agreements for, compensation or valuable consideration of any kind for services to be rendered in relation to any matter before any state executive agency, unless full disclosure of such transaction is made in sworn written statement to be filed with the Secretary of State; prescribing penalties.
SB 386 55-0 (1957) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to establishing standards of conduct for officers and employees of state agencies, legislators and legislative employees in the area of possible conflict between their private interests and official duties.
HB 12 55-1 (1957) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of information to the public by requiring the registration of certain persons who undertake to influence the passage or defeat of legislation or its approval or veto by the Governor and by requiring the reporting by members of the Legislature, elective state officers or state officers appointed by the Governor, and candidates for state office or the Legislature of contributions, gifts, employment and anything of value received by them or by members of their immediate families from persons required to register or from such person's employers; providing a penalty.
HB 105 54-0 (1955) Author: Isaacks, Maud Relating to amending Statutes so as to penalize any official, officials, or officer or officers named therein, for a failure to perform any duties required of such official, officials, or officer or officers, and repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 148 54-0 (1955) Author: Reeves, Elbert | et. al. Relating to defining the duties of public officers in regard to the publication of statements and notices required or authorized by law; providing for forfeiture of salary and removal from office for violation thereof and providing the procedure therefor.
HB 192 54-0 (1955) Author: Mullen, Bob R. Relating to providing for the removal of an official of the State of Texas, or subdivision thereof who shall refuse to testify on the ground of self-incrimination before any court or other duly authorized governmental agency; providing method of removal; providing the Act shall be cumulative; containing a separability clause.
HB 504 54-0 (1955) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton Relating to prohibiting certain officers and employees of the public school system and public institutions of higher learning from acting as agent or attorney for publishers, manufacturers or sellers of textbooks, encyclopedias, reference books, or books used in the schools, or school apparatus or equipment.
SB 398 54-0 (1955) Author: Shireman, William H. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting any public official from receiving, or entering into agreements for, compensation or valuable consideration of any kind for services to be rendered in relation to any matter before any state executive agency, unless full disclosure of such transaction is made in sworn written statement to be filed with the Secretary of State; prescribing penalties for violation.
HB 686 53-0 (1953) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to requiring members of the Texas Legislature to file reports of all special or general retainer fees received by them, or promised to them, and the persons retaining them, fixing penalties.
HB 492 52-0 (1951) Author: Tatum, Raymond T.R. Relating to prohibiting the use of State funds and State buildings and equipment for political campaign purposes; prohibiting using or employing State employees in political campaigns; prohibiting State employees from engaging in political campaigns.

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