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HB 367 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to donation and distribution of surplus food at public schools and grace period policies for public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards. House: Public Education
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 646 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to food and beverages available from a vending machine located on property used by a state agency. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 842 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to prohibiting the purchase of certain food and drink items under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1047 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1107 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to county regulation of roadside vendors and solicitors. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1164 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to the lease or rental to a caterer of certain tangible personal property. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1182 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of tangible personal property consisting of certain food products held by the owner of the property for sale at retail. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1606 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the authority of the Texas Military Department to purchase food and beverages. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1926 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of food production and sales operations by a home food processor; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee and an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2023 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the labeling of genetically modified food; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2029 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the exemption of certain commercial weighing or measuring devices from registration and inspection requirements. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2101 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the issuance of a food and beverage certificate to holders of certain alcoholic beverage permits and licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2428 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to certified food managers in food establishments in certain counties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2438 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the preference given by school districts to produce grown by certain entities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3003 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to certain promotional activities by the holders of certain alcoholic beverage permits and licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3204 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to vendor requirements under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3227 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the administration and enforcement of produce safety standards by the Department of Agriculture; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3298 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to warning signs posted by certain food service establishments that prepare food items containing peanut products. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3299 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that establish a grocery store or healthy corner store in a food desert. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3300 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification requirements for certain food service workers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3324 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3743 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4022 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a study by the Health and Human Services Commission on access to healthy foods. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4054 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the application of sales and use taxes to certain food items. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4250 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to liability of food donors. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 60 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation tangible personal property consisting of food or food products held by the owner of the property for sale at retail. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 723 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 725 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Relating to the donation and distribution of food at public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 755 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the authority of a school district to donate food to a nonprofit organization to be served to students of the district. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 854 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Division of Emergency Management for certain persons. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1089 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the certification of food service workers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1158 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to food managers in food establishments in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1302 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authority of the Texas Military Department to purchase food and beverages. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security No action taken in committee
SB 1303 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of school district policies regarding the marketing and commercial advertising of food products on school district property. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1308 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the program to provide free or reduced-price meals to certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1668 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the administration and enforcement of produce safety standards by the Department of Agriculture; authorizing an administrative penalty. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1683 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1696 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to federal lunch programs for public school students, including a study on participation in such programs and school district lunch grace period policies. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 2156 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 85 84-0 (2015) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for telecommunications services used for the navigation of certain farm and ranch machinery and equipment. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 269 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
HB 275 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of farm products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1050 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Relating to liability of food donors. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1197 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to allowing certain extracurricular activities required by public school classes for agriculture, food, and natural resources. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1202 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the creation of the community nutrition program policy advisory council. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1485 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Statement of Leg. Intent Recorded in Journal
HB 1858 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification requirements for certain food service workers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2011 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to food service requirements applicable to brewpubs under the Alcoholic Beverage Code. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2430 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to food and beverage consumption in certain public swimming pools. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2527 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to the lease or rental to a caterer of certain tangible personal property. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2600 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of food production and sales operations by a home food processor; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee and an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2639 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to allowable food purchases under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2824 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to food and beverages available from a vending machine located on property owned or leased by the state. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2831 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2844 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to the lease or rental to a full service event business of certain tangible personal property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 3484 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the application of sales and use taxes to certain food items. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3499 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the labeling of genetically modified food; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3592 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to exempting certain licensees and permittees from the food service requirements of a food and beverage certificate issued under the Alcoholic Beverage Code. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3706 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to requiring certain food service establishments that prepare peanut products to post warning signs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3764 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to exemptions from certain regulation for small honey production operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3894 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to an award program to recognize school nutrition program excellence. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3944 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to judicial review of final orders arising out of nutritional programs administrated by the Texas Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 140 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for telecommunications services used for the navigation of certain farm and ranch machinery and equipment. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 582 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia
Relating to training courses for certain food handlers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 732 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of farm products. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 954 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of school district policies regarding the marketing and commercial advertising of food products on school property. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1324 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to food and beverage consumption in certain public swimming pools. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 1374 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to requiring that certain strategic plans of certain state agencies include the goals of reducing the incidence of food insecurity, poor nutrition, and diet-related disease in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1476 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to strategic plan goals to address hunger, food, nutrition, physical activity, and obesity in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1590 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a Texas grocery access investment fund program. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1766 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to exemptions from certain regulation for small honey production operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1866 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to an award program to recognize school nutrition program excellence. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 2058 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments; authorizing a fee; requiring a food allergen awareness certification for certain food service employees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 254 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to an exemption for farms from payment for wastewater service. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 735 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to imposing a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages and to the use of certain revenue for the promotion of children's health programs; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 751 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to prohibiting the purchase of certain food items under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 779 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to imposing a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages and to the use of the revenue for the promotion of children's health programs; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 910 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain direct sales of food to consumers. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 970 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to regulation of cottage food products and cottage food production operations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1101 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to allowable food purchases under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1221 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1382 83-0 (2013) Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the regulation of food prepared, stored, distributed, or sold at farms and farmers' markets; limiting the applicability of a fee. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1392 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to information provided by the Department of State Health Services on food regulation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1393 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to the use of a home by food production and sales operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1616 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to allowing a deer breeder to transfer and sell for processing as venison certain breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1781 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to a limitation on sanctions imposed on school districts for the sale of foods of minimal nutritional value. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1827 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to advertising by retailers participating in the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2111 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the transitional living services program for certain youth in foster care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2113 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the regulation of cottage food products and cottage food production operations. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2312 83-0 (2013) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the membership of and the beef marketing, education, research, and promotion programs of the Texas Beef Council. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2504 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to sales and use tax treatment of certain snack items; eliminating a tax exemption. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2686 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3434 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to incentives for using supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits to purchase nutritious foods. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 3616 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3705 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to establishing a pilot program for the purchase of produce at farmers markets under certain nutritional assistance programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3706 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to certain requirements for certain sponsors and other participants in the summer food service program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 74 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain food and medicine. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HR 710 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Urging the United States Congress to amend existing laws and regulations governing animal slaughter and meat processing to accommodate small farms and ranches. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 133 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the use of certain state property for community food gardens. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 376 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to breakfast for certain public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 403 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 415 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 493 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to imposing a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 924 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to strategic plans to address hunger, food, nutrition, and obesity in this state. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1070 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the membership of and the beef marketing, education, research, and promotion programs of the Texas Beef Council. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1135 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain donations by school districts or public schools of food provided to the district or school through the national free or reduced-price school lunch program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1151 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to sales and use tax treatment of certain snack items. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1208 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1359 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a prohibition of foods containing trans fat. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1786 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the restriction of certain foods at public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SJR 35 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain food, drinks, and medicine. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 78 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by certain state law enforcement agencies for peace officer training functions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 535 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to allowing a deer breeder to transfer and sell for processing as venison certain breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 742 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to student information required to be provided at the time of enrollment in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1139 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of cottage food products and cottage food production operations. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1151 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to prohibiting the purchase of certain food items under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 1182 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1290 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to food safety. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2049 82-0 (2011) Author: Lavender, George | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain land used to raise or keep bees for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2084 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the regulation of small food production and sales operations. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2209 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the imposition of a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages and to the use of the revenue for the promotion of children's health programs; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2213 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the imposition of a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages and to the use of certain revenue for the promotion of children's health programs; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2214 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the imposition of a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages and to the use of the revenue for the promotion of children's health programs; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2233 82-0 (2011) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to certain contracts entered into by school districts for another entity to provide food services at one or more district schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2243 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to funding for inspection of meat and poultry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2414 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the continuation of the Healthy Food Advisory Committee. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3065 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the requirement that certain food service establishments post a sign depicting the Heimlich maneuver. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3288 82-0 (2011) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to breakfast programs for public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3358 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to information on the number of calories in certain foods offered by public schools to students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3368 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan Relating to the accreditation of education or training programs for food service industry employees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3387 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the regulation of food prepared, stored, distributed, or sold at farmers' markets. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Posting rule suspended
HB 3451 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan Relating to improving nutrition and health outcomes among recipients of benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3467 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to restrictions on school districts making available to students food containing industrially produced trans fat. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3679 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to a prohibition on the marketing of foods of minimal nutritional value on public school campuses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3680 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the types of food or beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HJR 9 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating the revenue from a tax on certain sweetened beverages to fund training and programs to improve the health of public school students. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 10 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue from a tax on certain sweetened beverages to training and programs to improve the health of public school students and to the general revenue fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 81 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to food safety. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 171 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 184 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the use of certain state property for community food gardens. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 506 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to consumption advisories for mercury contamination in fish, crustaceans, molluscan shellfish, and other aquatic and terrestrial animals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 751 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the regulation of catfish and other siluriform fish intended for human consumption; providing civil and administrative penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1004 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the imposition of a tax on certain beverages. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1113 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to certain contracts entered into by school districts for another entity to provide food services at one or more district schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1454 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the membership and duties of the interagency obesity council. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1533 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to restrictions on school districts making available to students food containing industrially produced trans fat. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
HB 150 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to the sale of certain food products sold at school events. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 679 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to testing and warnings related to mercury levels in certain fish. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1326 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a plan to replenish the food supplies of food banks or food pantries following a disaster. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 1410 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to student information required to be provided at the time of enrollment in public schools. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1430 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to a time and date stamp on documentation required from mobile food units in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1523 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of foods containing trans fat. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1802 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to mobile food units in certain municipalities. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 1840 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an interagency farm-to-school coordination task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1845 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to disclosure of calorie content of and nutrition information regarding food served by a chain restaurant; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1908 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the safety of the fresh fruit and vegetables produced in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1970 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to the minimum standards for operators and employees of child-care facilities and family homes. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3007 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to food handlers. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3012 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to food handlers and other food service employees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3282 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to cottage food production operations. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4633 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with food or other life-threatening allergies. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HR 1702 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Urging the United States Congress to repeal mandatory country of origin labeling provisions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 204 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Relating to a prohibition of foods containing trans fat. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 343 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to study the retail availability of healthy foods in certain underserved areas of this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 352 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a prohibition of trans fatty acids in meals provided to students by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1027 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to the establishment of an interagency farm-to-school coordination task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1329 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to food manufacturers, food wholesalers, and warehouse operators required to hold a license. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1528 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to advertising to promote good health by certain persons who advertise food or beverages in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1883 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to food safety. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1887 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to food handlers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1901 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the safety of the fresh fruit and vegetables produced in this state. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 299 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to testing and warnings related to mercury levels in certain fish. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 1064 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the term of a food manager certificate. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1084 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to the sale of certain food products sold at school events. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1585 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to administrative penalties imposed by a public health district or a county for violations of health and safety provisions relating to retail food service. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1954 80-0 (2007) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to a prohibition of trans fatty acids in meals provided to students by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2022 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the regulation of propane storage tanks used by mobile food units. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2476 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the sale and possession of horsemeat and the sale of equine animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 3138 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority to operate a mobile food unit, roadside food vendor, or temporary food service establishment in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3672 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to mobile food units in certain populous counties; providing a penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HJR 49 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain food, drinks, and medicine. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 35 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to a purchasing preference for contractors who provide foods of higher nutritional value and who do not provide foods containing trans fatty acids. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 552 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the accreditation of basic food safety education and training programs for food handlers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 862 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a prohibition of trans fatty acids in meals provided to students by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1426 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to the issuance of a food and beverage certificate to the holder of a wine and beer retailer's permit or a retail dealer's on-premise license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1532 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the regulation of food safety in fresh fruits and vegetables. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1742 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the sale and possession of horsemeat and the sale of equine animals. Filed
HB 107 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to prohibiting actions brought against certain persons alleging injury relating to an individual's weight gain, obesity, or any health condition associated with weight gain or obesity. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 390 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for food sold during certain athletic events. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 876 79-0 (2005) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the use in food of genetically engineered non-food materials. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1105 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the imposition of a tax on certain beverages and snack foods and to the use of the revenue from the tax for public education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1199 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the presence of lead in confectionery. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1200 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to certain payments or allowances to a retailer for a special advertising or distribution service; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1598 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to administrative penalties imposed by a public health district for violations of health and safety provisions relating to retail food service. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1879 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to testing and warnings related to mercury levels in certain fish. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 2446 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to serving expired food in public primary and secondary schools; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Posting rule suspended
HB 2507 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the regulation of mobile food units and roadside food vendors in certain populous areas. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2540 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John Relating to the term of a food manager certificate. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2785 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha Relating to the health of school-age children. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3324 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to a municipal and county sales and use tax on certain amusements and discretionary food and drink items. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3349 79-0 (2005) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to a parent's right to provide food to school children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HCR 155 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Requesting the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality develop rules to permit and manage dairy-based food production activities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HJR 77 79-0 (2005) Author: Vo, Hubert Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain food, drinks, and medicine. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 426 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Wong, Martha
Relating to the health of school-age children. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 43 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain food, drinks, and medicine. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 74 79-1 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to an offense of selling or offering to sell a marihuana flavored confectionery. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 17 79-1 (2005) Author: Vo, Hubert Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain food, drinks, and medicine. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 225 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for food sold during certain athletic events. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 376 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a requirement that retail grocers post a sign listing items that are exempt from the sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 470 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the labeling, advertising, and sale of halal foods; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 764 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al. Relating to the health of school-age children. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1093 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to nutrition and health programs for public school children. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1286 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the exemption of certain food from the sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1324 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to the sale and slaughter of equine animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2349 78-0 (2003) Author: Dawson, Glenda Relating to regulation of frozen dessert products and manufacturing. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3143 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to administration of the sales and use tax and compliance with the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3153 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to notice of nutritional information by a chain restaurant; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3155 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to public health measures relating to food. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3300 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a statewide Food Security survey. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3387 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to prohibiting the use of food crops for the genetic engineering of drugs, industrial chemicals and other non-food materials. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3542 78-0 (2003) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the regulation of milk and milk products. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HCR 103 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Memorializing the United States government to improve the enforcement of food import restrictions on seafood imports. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SB 213 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to the labeling, advertising, and sale of food in accordance with religious customs; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 343 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the health of school-age children. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 381 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to food manufacturer and food wholesaler licensing requirements under the Texas Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 474 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to an interim study on nutrition and health in public schools. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/03
SB 823 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to administration of the sales and use tax and compliance with the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1357 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to local school health advisory councils, health education instruction, and coordinated health programs for elementary school students. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1451 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of milk and milk products. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1454 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Dawson, Glenda
Relating to regulation of frozen dessert products and manufacturing. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1803 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Relating to certain licensing requirements and violations under the Texas Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1826 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Reyna, Elvira | et. al.
Relating to certain violations under the Texas Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SCR 25 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Memorializing the United States government to improve the enforcement of food import restrictions on seafood imports. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
HB 55 78-4 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the imposition of a tax on certain beverages and snack foods and to the use of the revenue from the tax for public education. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HJR 8 78-4 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain food, drinks, and medicine. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HJR 12 78-4 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain food, drinks, medicine, and child-care services. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 143 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to posting reports of inspections of certain food service establishments. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 192 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the fee charged for food service establishment permits and health inspections. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 251 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to certification of food managers. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 518 77-0 (2001) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to requiring hepatitis A vaccines for food service employees. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 863 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a requirement that retail grocers post a sign listing items that are exempt from the sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 957 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to fees for food service establishment permits. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1673 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the salvage of certain distressed merchandise. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1687 77-0 (2001) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1910 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to agreements concerning food and beverages in vending machines on public school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2443 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the Texas Food for Health Advisory Council. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2647 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to a pilot program of nutrition, preventative health care, and physical activity for certain public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2802 77-0 (2001) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the penalties applicable for the violation of laws concerning the processing and sale of meat and poultry products. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3262 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al. Relating to the application of the sales tax to certain food served to students at institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3306 77-0 (2001) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to weight standards for loaves of bread. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3488 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to establishing a purchasing preference for calcium rich foods and drinks. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3601 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the enforcement powers of the Texas Department of Health over food, drugs, devices, and cosmetics. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3610 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to education and training programs for food service workers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 62 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to county and public health district fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 766 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the processing and sale of meat and poultry products; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1046 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the enforcement powers of the Texas Department of Health over food, drugs, devices, and cosmetics. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1084 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to requiring hepatitis A vaccines for food service employees. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1232 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to the percent of alcohol sales allowed for certain holders of a food and beverage certificate issued by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1233 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to the application of certain alcoholic beverage regulations to the holder of a food and beverage certificate. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1373 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to education and training programs for food service workers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1454 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to the Texas Food for Health Advisory Council. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1471 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the application of the sales tax to certain food served to students at institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HB 126 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to liability for false disparagement of perishable food products. House: Civil Practices Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 128 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to participation of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in certain food bank programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 749 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the sale of certain items at a flea market; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 902 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the liability of parties in a suit for false disparagement of a perishable food product. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 937 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the operation of certain food programs administered by the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Public Education
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1398 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1751 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to health insurance coverage for medical foods. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 1971 76-0 (1999) Author: Zbranek, Zeb | et. al. Relating to the regulation and promotion of the oyster industry in this state. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2218 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to requiring certified food managers in certain counties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2293 76-0 (1999) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the certification of food managers. House: Public Health Postponed
HB 2637 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the Texas Department of Health's regulation of certain food establishments. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2805 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the regulation of ice cream pushcart vendors; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3289 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to weight standards for loaves of bread. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
SB 1031 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to weight standards for loaves of bread. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1239 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to the Texas Department of Health's regulation of certain food establishments. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1477 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Hilbert, Paul
Relating to requiring certified food managers in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1633 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the sale or exchange of items at a flea market; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1685 76-0 (1999) Author: Bernsen, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Zbranek, Zeb | et. al.
Relating to the regulation and promotion of the oyster industry in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1891 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the regulation of ice cream pushcart vendors; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Health Services Committee report printed and distributed
HB 145 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to prohibiting hospital employees and medical staff from wearing surgical attire or hospital uniforms on the premises of certain food-related businesses. House: Public Health Subcommittee members named
HB 1362 75-0 (1997) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to exemptions from regulation as a food manufacturer or wholesaler. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2322 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the regulation of certain food establishment personnel; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3125 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to student participation in the selection or retention of food service providers at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1355 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the regulation of certain retail sellers and retail establishments; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 462 74-0 (1995) Author: Alvarado, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to food products sold to prison inmates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 722 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to liability for false disparagement of perishable food products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1313 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the Texas Seafood-Linked Industries Research, Educational, and Consumer Safety Program; making an appropriation. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2382 74-0 (1995) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the training of food service workers. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2383 74-0 (1995) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of retail food stores, food service establishments, mobile food units, and roadside food vendors. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 2553 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of bed and breakfast establishments as food service establishments. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2856 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to creation of the Texas Food Security Council. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3129 74-0 (1995) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to inspection of automatic checkout systems; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
SB 583 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Repealing provisions of law requiring certain persons to obtain food wholesaler's licenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 811 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to liability for false disparagement of perishable food products. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 923 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to repealing the exemption from tax of food items sold at certain institutions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 955 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to exemptions from regulation as a food manufacturer or wholesaler. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1081 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the training of food service workers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1082 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation of retail food stores, food service establishments, mobile food units, and roadside food vendors. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1475 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to creation of the Texas Food Security Council. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1002 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to food products sold to prison inmates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Posting rule suspended
HB 2027 73-0 (1993) Author: Bomer, Elton | et. al. Relating to franchise agreements for fast food restaurants; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Coauthor Authorized
HB 2560 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack | et. al. Relating to the summer food service program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 195 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Bomer, Elton | et. al.
Relating to franchise agreements for fast food restaurants; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Record vote
SB 558 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to food labeling requirements under the Texas Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 565 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Glaze, Bob
Relating to the licensure of food manufacturers and wholesale food distributors. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 707 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to food products sold to prison inmates. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 715 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the summer food service program. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1421 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of food service establishments, retail food stores, mobile food units, or temporary food service establishments not regulated by counties or public health districts; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1682 72-0 (1991) Author: Rabuck, Bob
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to training programs for persons employed in the food service industry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1902 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the sale of beer for use in food products. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 2131 72-0 (1991) Author: Larry, Jerald Relating to requiring nutritional information on the label of a package containing a manufactured food product; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 810 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the issuance of a permit for a commercial hazardous waste incinerator within a certain distance of a facility in which food is handled. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 873 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the regulation of the manufacture and sale of foods, drugs, and devices. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1252 72-0 (1991) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the location in a food court of the premises of a holder of a mixed beverages permit. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Liquor Regulation
HB 302 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Anita
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Relating to the competitive bidding requirements for county food purchases. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1044 71-0 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to powers of local health jurisdictions concerning training programs for food service workers. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1321 71-0 (1989) Author: Vowell, Jack | et. al. Relating to the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2277 71-0 (1989) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to sales tax on certain food products. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 2293 71-0 (1989) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to liability of certain governmental entities for damages from donated food. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2759 71-0 (1989) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to requiring hepatitis tests for employees who manufacture, process, prepare, or dispense food or drink. House: Public Health Pending in committee
SB 956 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1373 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to sales tax on certain food products. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 235 70-0 (1987) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the confectionery that contains alcohol of not more than five percent by volume. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 939 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to disclosure of the ingredients of a substance used for frying by restaurants. House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
HB 1179 70-0 (1987) Author: Clark, Jerry
Sponsor: Anderson, Richard
Relating to fees collected by the Texas Department of Health for milk, milk products, and frozen desserts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1418 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to disclosure of ingredients of food sold by certain restaurants. House: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
HB 1433 70-0 (1987) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the labeling of raw, fresh, or frozen fruits, vegetables, and meats that are produced in a foreign country; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 2092 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to employee training and minimum accreditation standards for training programs for food service workers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2113 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the creation of a Texas food and fiber development program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 2121 70-0 (1987) Author: Connelly, Barry Relating to the authority of counties to regulate food service establishments and retail food stores; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 2125 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the authority of counties and public health districts to regulate food service establishments and retail food stores; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Testimony received in committee
HB 2247 70-0 (1987) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to the sales and use taxation of electricity used in the preparation or storage of food. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 2583 70-0 (1987) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to exempting food and drinks served to residents of certain retirement facilities from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
SB 820 70-0 (1987) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation of the manufacture and sale of certain foods. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SR 648 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Directing the Subcommittee on Agriculture of the Committee on Natural Resources to conduct an interim study of the State's natural fiber industry and the meat packing industry.
HB 1732 69-0 (1985) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the regulation and manufacture of certain foods, drugs, devices, and cosmetics; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 1802 69-0 (1985) Author: Moreno, Alex
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the refusal to issue certain licenses by the Department of Agriculture. House: Appropriations
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1803 69-0 (1985) Author: Moreno, Alex
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the handling and marketing of certain fruits and vegetables and the payment of claims against certain persons licensed to handle those fruits or vegetables; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 959 69-0 (1985) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to regulation of the manufacture and transfer of foods, drugs, devices, and cosmetics; revising the Texas Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended (Article 4476-5, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), to conform with federal legislation and uniform legislation in other states; providing for fees and penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
HB 368 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of tampering with food or a drug and sentencing alternatives applicable to convictions for that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 719 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, El Franco
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the display and sale of unpackaged food. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 743 68-0 (1983) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of tampering with food. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1217 68-0 (1983) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the labeling, advertising, or sale of kosher food; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 560 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the display and sale of unpackaged food; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SCR 81 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Establishing an interim study committee to investigate hunger in Texas. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 490 67-0 (1981) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to exempting food sold for immediate consumption from the application of the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 809 67-0 (1981) Author: Grubbs, Walter B.
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to regulation of food, drug, health device, and cosmetic salvage brokers and establishments. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 975 67-0 (1981) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to an exemption under the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Act for food prepared and served by social or service organizations. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1107 67-0 (1981) Author: Presnal, Bill
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to regulation of frozen dessert manufacturers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1233 67-0 (1981) Author: Rains, Don Relating to license fees for persons selling citrus fruits. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1503 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to requiring a restaurant operator to keep on the premises a food dislodging device and to have on duty an employee trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 1511 67-0 (1981) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to regulation of manufacturers and wholesale distributors of food, drugs, health devices, and cosmetics. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 1629 67-0 (1981) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to liability for damages resulting from a person eating certain donated food. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1807 67-0 (1981) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the labeling and advertising of Kosher food. House: Business & Industry Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 731 67-0 (1981) Author: Leedom, John Relating to exempting food sold for immediate consumption from the application of the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Act. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 1123 67-0 (1981) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to regulation of frozen dessert manufacturers; providing penalties. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1280 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Relating to the labeling, sale, and advertisement of kosher food; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Human Resources
Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
SB 1019 66-0 (1979) Author: Kothmann, Glenn
Sponsor: Green, Forrest
Relating to the purchase of meat food products from Texas meat packers by state agencies. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Motion to reconsider spread on the journal
HB 988 65-0 (1977) Author: Nabers, Lynn
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to the label on food articles which contain imported meat. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Economic Development
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1567 65-0 (1977) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to removing candy from items not defined as "food products". House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 569 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey
Sponsor: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Relating to requiring health certificates of persons preparing or dispensing food served in child care facilities; defining the word "person." House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 840 64-0 (1975) Author: Sherman, W.C. "Bud" Relating to exempting from the sales tax certain meals and food products served by a private or public institution of higher learning or a person under contract with such an institution. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1068 64-0 (1975) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to incorporation, organization, and regulation of food cooperative associations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1146 64-0 (1975) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the exemption of non-profit food cooperative corporations from the corporate franchise tax. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1191 64-0 (1975) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to the use of certain cash registers in retail food transactions. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 1307 64-0 (1975) Author: Cartlidge, Tom Relating to the labeling of perishable foods, drugs, and cosmetics to alert the consumer to the usable duration period of the products. House: Health & Welfare Reported from committee with substitute
HB 1441 64-0 (1975) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to exempting from the sales tax the receipts from the sale of meals and food products when served by a Parent-Teacher Association in a fund-raising sale. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HB 1476 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to the number and amount of food additives and preservatives in prepared food products. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1499 64-0 (1975) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to the calling out of prives, taxes, and totals under certain circumstances at business selling certain food at retail; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 1882 64-0 (1975) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to removing candy from items not defined as "food products;" amending the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
SB 19 64-0 (1975) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to exempting from the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Act the sales of certain food products when sold by certain groups and organiziations for the education or the physical or religious training of children. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
SB 546 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to exempting from the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Act the sales of certain food products when sold by certain groups and organizations for the education or the physical or religious training of children. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 16 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the dating of fresh milk, fresh eggs, and fresh meat by a retail seller; providing a penalty for violations; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 1349 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to the number and amount of food additives and preservatives in prepared food products. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1391 63-0 (1973) Author: Menefee, Hawkins Relating to sale of bread. House: Business & Industry Reported from subcommittee
SB 868 63-0 (1973) Author: Wallace, Jim
Sponsor: Menefee, Hawkins
Relating to the sale of bread; amending Article 719, Penal Code of Texas, 1925; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Human Resources
90 Day Bill
HB 8 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the dating of fresh milk, fresh eggs, and fresh meat by a retail seller; providing a penalty for violation.
HB 942 62-0 (1971) Author: Sanchez, Henry Relating to providing for the weighing of prepared foods by establishments that serve prepared foods by weight; providing for penalties.
SB 375 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to the indication of price per unit of certain consumer goods; providing penalties.
SB 156 61-0 (1969) Author: Word, James Powell Relating to the grading, classification, and sale of eggs.
HB 389 57-0 (1961) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to repealing certain Articles of the Revised Civil Statutes and of the Penal Code of Texas regulating the sale and manufacture of foods, drugs, devices and cosmetics for the protection of public health in the State of Texas, defining adulteration and misbranding; prescribing penalties.
HB 448 57-0 (1961) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the registration and registration fee of importers and manufacturers of drugs and foods; providing for an annual registration fee with the State Department of Health.
SB 54 57-0 (1961) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the registration and registration fee of importers and manufacturers of foods and drugs.
SB 32 56-0 (1959) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to the enrichment of corn meal and corn grits by the addition of certain vitamins and minerals thereto; providing a penalty for violations.
SB 125 56-0 (1959) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to regulating the sale and manufacture of foods, drugs, devices and cosmetics for the protection of public health in the State of Texas, "defining adulteration and misbranding,"; prescribing penalties.
HB 349 55-0 (1957) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to regulating the sale and manufacture of foods, drugs and cosmetics for the protection of public health in the State of Texas.
SB 238 55-0 (1957) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to regulating the sale and manufacture of foods, drugs, devices and cosmetics for the protection of public health in the State of Texas; defining adulteration and misbranding; defining certain authority of the Commissioner of Health; prescribing penalties.
HB 702 54-0 (1955) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to contributing to the control and prevention of diseases which may be normally transmitted through the medium of food, drink, or utensils, dishes, and serving implements used in connection therewith; defining the term "food"; prohibiting certain performances and employment of persons infected with transmissible conditions of disease; providing for sanitary requirements and examinations of certain employees and persons; authorizing Incorporated cities (including home rule cities) to enact ordinances incidental hereto; providing a providing a penalty for violation of this Act; repealing all other laws in conflict herewith; providing for severability.
HB 835 54-0 (1955) Author: King, Tom E. Relating to amending certain Statutes prohibiting the manufacture, sale, or exchange of food to which has been added formaldehyde, boric acid and other mineral acids; excepting the sale of lime or lemon juices under certain circumstances; providing a saving clause.
HB 836 54-0 (1955) Author: King, Tom E. Relating to amending the Penal Code, prohibiting the manufacture, sale, or exchange of food to which has been added formaldehyde, boric acid and other mineral acids; excepting the sale of lime or lemon juices under certain circumstances; providing a saving clause.
SB 329 54-0 (1955) Author: Corbin, Sr., Kilmer B. Relating to contributing to the control and prevention of diseases which may be normally transmitted through the medium of food, drink, or utensils, dishes, and serving implements used in connection therewith; defining the terms "food"; prohibiting certain performances and employment of persons infected with transmissible conditions of disease; providing for sanitary requirements and examinations of certain employees and persons; authorizing incorporated cities (including home rule cities) to enact ordinances incidental hereto; providing a penalty for violation of this Act; repealing all other laws in conflict herewith; providing for severability.
HB 72 52-0 (1951) Author: Miller, Jr., William Andrew Relating to regulating the sale and manufacture of foods, drugs and cosmetics for the protection of public health in the State of Texas.
HB 80 52-0 (1951) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas; prohibiting the manufacturing and selling of any article of food to which has been added formaldehyde, boric acid, borates or sulphites, with certain exceptions; regulating the use of sulphur dioxide in lime and lemon juices.
HB 81 52-0 (1951) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes; prohibiting the manufacture or sale of food to which has been added formaldehyde, borates and certain other ingredients; regulating the use of sulphur dioxide in lemon or lime juices.
HB 17 51-0 (1949) Author: Woodruff, II, George Jefferson "Jeff" Relating to prohibiting the selling, offering, exhibiting for sale, or having in possession with intent to sell as food for human consumption horse meat, defining horse meat, prohibiting the transfer of its possession under certain circumstances, setting out facts constituting prima facie evidence of violations of this Act; providing a repealing clause; providing a savings clause.
HB 119 51-0 (1949) Author: Miller, Jr., William Andrew Relating to regulating the sale and manufacture of foods, drugs and cosmetics for the protection of public health in the State of Texas; repealing all laws in conflict; prescribing penalties.
SB 67 51-0 (1949) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the selling, offering, exhibiting for sale, or having in possession with intent to sell as food for human consumption horsemeat; providing a repealing clause; providing a savings clause.
SB 149 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to regulating the sale and manufacture of foods, drugs and cosmetics for the protection of public health in the State of Texas; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 588 49-0 (1945) Author: Allison, Mack | et. al. Relating to amending the Food and Drug Act relating to registration and enforcement.
SB 302 49-0 (1945) Author: York, Joseph Alton Relating to amending statute so as to make it possible for dishes, receptacles or utensils to be sterilized with a chlorine solution.
HB 275 48-0 (1943) Author: Cato, Arthur | et. al. Relating to protecting the public health by regulating the sale, distribution or possession of, and to require the enrichment of oleomargarine by the addition of vitamins; specifying ingredients and authorizing the State Health Officer to change or add to the specifications; fixing active enforcement date of this Act, and to fix penalties for the violation of same.
HB 282 48-0 (1943) Author: Cato, Arthur | et. al. Relating to protecting the public health by regulating the manufacture, baking, mix, compound, sale or offer for sale for human consumption of flour and bread as defined herein, and to require the enrichment of flour and bread by the addition of certain vitamins and minerals and to prescribe the methods of enrichment; fixing active enforcement date of this Act; and providing a penalty for violation of any section of this Act.
HB 535 48-0 (1943) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to authorize the manufacture, baking and sale of bread in additional weights to those now authorized.
HB 557 48-0 (1943) Author: Mangum, Preston P. "Pete" | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful for any person, firm, association or corporation to pack for sale, sell or offer for sale any wheat flour, whole wheat flour, graham flour, other cereal flour, or corn meal, except such cereals sold as grits, except in standardized packages.
SB 121 48-0 (1943) Author: Lovelady, Karl L. Relating to protecting the public health by regulating the manufacture, baking, mix, compound, sale or offer for sale for human consumption of flour and bread as defined herein, and to require the enrichment of flour and bread by the addition of certain vitamins and minerals and to prescribe the methods of enrichment; providing a penalty for violation of any section of this Act.
SB 122 48-0 (1943) Author: Lovelady, Karl L. Relating to protecting the public health by regulating the sale, distribution or possession of, and to require the enrichment of oleomargarine by the addition of vitamins; fixing active enforcement of this Act, and to fix penalties for the violation of same.
SB 159 48-0 (1943) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to suspending certain requirements for packing flour and meal for duration of war.
HB 474 47-0 (1941) Author: Hoyo, John C. Relating to providing for the protection of the public health; authorizing the State Health Officer to define and fix the specifications and standards for certain meat and food products as defined in the Act.
HB 225 46-0 (1939) Author: Smith, Paris Relating to better safeguarding the health of the people of Texas; making it unlawful to sell, offer, or expose for sale adulterated or misbranded foods, drugs, cosmetics or devices; providing penalties for violation of the prevision of this Act.
SB 348 46-0 (1939) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to better safeguarding the health of the people of the State of Texas by making it unlawful to serve food in improperly cleaned or unsterilized dishes or utensils; providing penalties.
HB 454 42-0 (1931) Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes providing for the registration and registration fee of importers and manufacturers of foods and drugs, and defining manufacturers and importers.
HB 272 39-0 (1925) Author: Wilson, Bates Frayser | et. al. Relating to requiring sanitary conditions where food is manufactured, cooked, prepared or stored; prescribing a penalty. House: Public Health
HB 297 39-0 (1925) Author: Rawlins, John Allen Relating to regulating the manufacture and sale of ice-cream or nut ice-cream; prohibiting the sale of such products except under their true name and providing for inspection thereof; prescribing a standard for ice cream, fruit ice cream or nut ice cream. House: Public Health
HB 356 39-0 (1925) Author: Loftin, Reuben Relating to providing for the levy and collection of an occupation tax of one cent on each ten cents of the gross receipts from the sale of alcoholic drinks, soft drinks, ice cream and iced drinks. House: Revenue and Taxation
HB 416 39-0 (1925) Author: Montgomery, William Rogers Relating to prohibiting the sale of diseased, immature, unripe, overripe or frost damaged citrus fruits; prescribing the powers of the Commissioner of Agricultures; fixing a penalty. House: Agriculture
HB 28 38-0 (1923) Author: Hull, Thomas Phillip Relating to amending legislation relating to fixing the weight of a loaf of bread and making the same penalties as those of said Act apply to any person, firm, or corporation, making, manufacturing for sale, or selling, or offering or exposing for sale bread under or over the standard avoirdupois weights specified, and regulating the sale, etc., of twin and multiple loaves; and generally regulating the sale and delivery and handling of all bakers' products by all persons.
HB 50 38-0 (1923) Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner Relating to defining self-rising flour, and the ingredients thereof, prescribing the weight of available carbon dioxide gas, and the percentage of chemical leavening ingredients, providing that the package or container in which it is sold shall be labeled.
SB 247 37-0 (1921) Author: Floyd, Charles Richard Relating to regulating the manufacture and sale of ice cream.
HB 25 36-0 (1919) Author: Fly, William Madden | et. al. Relating to amending certain articles so as to provide that the Department of Dairy and Food Commissioner of this State shall be consolidated with and made a part of the Department of the State Board of Health, and be known as the Pure Food and Drug Bureau of the Department of Public Health of this State.
HB 680 35-0 (1917) Author: Spradley, Charles Milton Relating to preventing the adulteration and misbranding of food products.
SB 177 34-0 (1915) Author: Wiley, James Robert Relating to providing for the sanitation of places where food or drugs are prepared, manufactured, packed, store, sold or distributed; regulating the health of all persons who handle the material from which food or drugs are prepared or the finished product; defining the duties of the Dairy and Food Commissioner.
HB 205 33-0 (1913) Author: Morris, Leopold Relating to prohibiting and preventing the use of benzoate and saccharine in the preparation of food and beverages; prescribing penalties.
SB 99 32-0 (1911) Relating to prohibiting and preventing adulterative fraud and deception and misbranding in the manufacture and sale of articles of food and drugs; prescribing penalties for the violation of this Act; to provide for the appointment of a Dairy and Food Commissioner, and to define his powers and duties.
HB 28 31-0 (1909) Relating to amending "An Act to prohibit and prevent the adulteration, fraud and deception in the manufacture of and sale of articles of food and drugs;" so as to more perfectly prevent the manufacture of, sale of, or offering for sale of, misbranded or adulterated food and drugs; to prevent the addition of injurious drugs or articles to food.
HB 5 30-0 (1907) Relating to prohibiting and preventing adulteration, fraud and deception in the manufacture and sale of food and drugs, prescribing penalties for the violation of this act, to provide for the appointment of a Dairy and Food Commissioner, and to define his powers and duties, and to fix his compensation.
HB 489 18-0 (1883) Relating to preventing the adulteration of food, wines, beers, fermented or distilled liquors, and drugs

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