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HB 1654 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the offense of failure to comply with an order from a fire marshal and the authority of certain county employees to issue citations for certain violations. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
SB 237 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty; imposing a fee; requiring occupational licenses. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1117 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the offense of failure to comply with an order from a fire marshal. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
HB 170 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of e-cigarettes, cigarettes, and tobacco products; creating criminal offenses. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 417 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to information regarding the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1641 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty; imposing a fee; requiring occupational licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3553 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the definition of peace officer for purposes of intercepting or collecting information in relation to certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4011 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to reporting and monitoring requirements related to fire protection sprinkler systems in residential high-rise buildings. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1105 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to fire inspections by the state fire marshal for state-owned and state-leased buildings. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1197 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to fire investigations by the state fire marshal; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 570 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the appointment of reserve peace officers by a fire marshal. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 956 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the state fire marshal's investigation of the death of a firefighter who dies in the line of duty or in connection with an on-duty incident. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1142 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to regulation of fire protection sprinkler technicians. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1174 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the expiration of a county burn ban. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1853 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
No action taken in committee
HB 1951 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the operation of certain insurance programs; imposing administrative penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HCR 161 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Recalling H.B. No. 1951 from the senate to the house. Signed by the Governor
SB 396 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Marquez, Marisa
Relating to the state fire marshal's investigation of the death of a firefighter who dies in the line of duty or in connection with an on-duty incident. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 644 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the operation of certain insurance programs; imposing administrative penalties. Senate: Government Organization Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1592 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the expiration of a county burn ban. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1748 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
HB 90 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the sale of toy-like lighters in this state; imposing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1971 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to regulation of fire protection sprinkler technicians. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 3201 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the designation of certain fire marshals and related officers, inspectors, and investigators as peace officers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 4475 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to fire code certificates of compliance, violations, and enforcement; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1889 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to regulation of fire protection sprinkler technicians. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1897 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to fire code certificates of compliance, violations, and enforcement; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1809 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for law enforcement officers commissioned by the Texas Department of Insurance or the state fire marshal. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 472 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to requirements for certain licensing programs administered by the state fire marshal. House: Insurance
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2106 78-0 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the regulation of fireworks by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2701 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the provision of fire prevention and safety education. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1459 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county fire marshal. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1460 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to county fire marshals and county fire protection; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1079 77-0 (2001) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for law enforcement officers commissioned by the Texas Department of Insurance or the state fire marshal. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1450 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the investigation of a firefighter fatality by the state fire marshal. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1950 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operations of certain emergency services districts; providing criminal penalties. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1167 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operations of certain emergency services districts; providing criminal penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 948 76-0 (1999) Author: Palmer, Sue Relating to the disposition and use of a fine for the violation of a county fireworks ordinance. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1008 76-0 (1999) Author: Palmer, Sue Relating to the seizure of illegal fireworks. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1238 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to classification of the position of fire marshal in certain municipal fire departments. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1404 76-0 (1999) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for law enforcement officers commissioned by the Texas Department of Insurance or the state fire marshal. House: Pensions & Investments No action taken in committee
HB 1505 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to classification of the position of fire marshal in certain municipal fire departments. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 339 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the regulation of mass gatherings; imposing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 443 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to classification of the position of fire marshal in certain municipal fire departments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 554 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to classification of the position of fire marshal in certain municipal fire departments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
HB 649 75-0 (1997) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the use of unmarked motor vehicles by county fire marshals. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 371 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Telford, Barry
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and the transfer of certain commission functions to the state fire marshal and the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1118 70-0 (1987) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the powers and duties of the county fire marshal of certain counties; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 101 69-0 (1985) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the powers and duties of the county fire marshal; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 254 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the creation of a fire safety education program in the office of the state fire marshal. House: Insurance Considered in public hearing
HB 876 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 877 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code or a building code; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1733 68-0 (1983) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the orders and duties of the county fire marshal; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned from the Senate
HB 1316 66-0 (1979) Author: Cartwright, Donald Relating to enforcement by the State Fire Marshal of fire escape requirements. House: Insurance Comm. report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 1083 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Providing the State Fire Marshal with authority to enter and examine certain buildings and premises in order to perform his duties, authorizing the State Fire Marshal to take full control and custody of buildings and premises under certain conditions, empowering the State Fire Marshal to declare certain buildings or structures public nuisances and to order them to be repaired or demolished, providing the State Fire Marshal with authority to act promptly in situations determined to constitute imminent peril to buildings, property and to the public, allowing for recourse to a court of competent jurisdiction where required for the enforcement of State Fire Marshal orders. Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 323 65-0 (1977) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to the penalty for failure to obey orders of county fire marshal. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 885 65-0 (1977) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Placing the state fire marshal under the authority of the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education and naming the state fire marshal executive director of the Commission; abolishing the office of Firemen's Pension Commission; transferring all powers, duties, appropriations, staff, records, inventory, and equipment of the Firemen's Pension Commissioner to the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education; transferring all equipment, inventory, staff, funds, and records related to the existing programs of the state fire marshal from the State Board of Insurance to the Commission; making other provisions relating to the organization, powers, duties, and authority of the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1821 65-0 (1977) Author: Cartwright, Donald Relating to the authority of the State Fire Marshal to conduct certain hearings and proceedings on behalf of the State Board of Insurance. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
SB 212 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Clark, Jim
Relating to the penalty for failure to obey orders of the county fire marshal. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 951 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Cartwright, Donald
Relating to the authority of the State Fire Marshall to conduct certain hearings and proceedings on behalf of the State Board of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 1260 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Davis, Bob
Relating to the expenses of investigations by the State Fire Marshal or persons designated to act on his behalf; providing for cooperation between officials of the state or political subdivisions and insurance companies in investigations into fire losses and for exchange of information; making certain information confidential; providing for funding. House: Insurance
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
HB 415 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the appointment of an acting fire marshal. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 1298 64-0 (1975) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to the authority of the State Board of Insurance and the state fire marshal appointed by the board over the regulation of fire alarm and fire detection devices and systems, the investigation of arson, and implementation of other laws, rules, and regulations concerning the state fire marshal. House: Insurance Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 605 64-0 (1975) Author: Adams, Don Relating to the creation of the office of state fire marshal and the state fire prevention advisory board, and the prescribing of the powers and duties of and the procedures applicable to that office and board in administering and enforcing a state fire prevention safety regulatory system. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 925 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Relating to the authority, powers, and duties of the State Board of Insurance and the state fire marshal appointed by the board over the regulation of fire alarm and fire detection devices and systems, the investigation of arson, the sale, installation, leasing, servicing and inspection of such systems, and implementatiion of other laws, rules, and regulations concerning the state fire marshal; providing for certification of organizations and licensure of persons engaged in selling, installing, maintaining, or inspecting and certifying fire alarm or fire detection devices, the licensing of certain personnel, and approval of testing laboratories; establishing an advisory board; providing for the collection of fees and establishing the fire alarm and detection system fund. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 482 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to regulation of the possession, transportation, and use of explosives; providing penalties and other sanctions.
HB 643 61-0 (1969) Author: Pickens, Franklin Ace Relating to the issuance of search warrants to fire marshals and health officers to inspect premises for fire or health hazards or violations of fire or health regulations.
SB 306 60-0 (1967) Author: Word, James Powell | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to make the county fire marshal law applicable to all counties; specifically providing that the provisions of this Act shall not apply to any state agency authorized to prevent and extinguish forest and grass fires.
HB 35 57-0 (1961) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" | et. al. Relating to repealing a certain Act directing counties having a population of five hundred thousand (500,000) inhabitants or more and authorizing counties having a population less than five hundred thousand (500,000) inhabitants, to create the office of County Fire Marshal.
HB 133 57-0 (1961) Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun" Relating to requiring certification of fire insurance damage claims by the Fire Chief, Fire Marshal or other designated fire official of the incorporated city or town wherein such fire damage is alleged to have occured.
HB 223 57-0 (1961) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to requiring the certification of fire insurance damage claims by the Fire Chief, Fire Marshall or other designated fire official of the incorporated city or town wherein such fire damage is alleged to have occurred.
SB 52 53-0 (1953) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that all counties having a population in excess of three hundred fifty thousand (350,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census may create the office of County Fire Marshal.
SB 303 52-0 (1951) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to authorizing counties having a population in excess of 600,000 inhabitants to create the office of County Fire Marshal.
HB 697 50-0 (1947) Author: Evans, Roger Q. Relating to providing for certain requirements as to hotels and nightclubs for additional security and protection from fire; prescribing penalties.

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