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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 378 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2751 83-0 (2013) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the liability of individuals providing labor or assistance to the Texas Forest Service in the performance of certain fire suppression duties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
SB 78 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1267 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Relating to the liability of individuals providing labor or assistance to the Texas Forest Service in the performance of certain fire suppression duties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
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 977 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1836 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before Texas Independence Day. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2308 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Forest Service. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2518 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System for the use and benefit of the Texas Forest Service. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 3618 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the regulation of restricted fireworks. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 424 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 646 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Forest Service. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2298 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2914 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the establishment of a fuel mitigation pilot grant program for fire departments. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3340 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the conveyance of certain state forest land in Cherokee County under the control of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 4438 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to the Texas Forest Service. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
SB 1192 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to biodiesel and cellulosic ethanol content requirements for certain fuels. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1333 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain employees of the Texas Forest Service. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1848 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the classification of certain employees of the Texas Forest Service as fire protection personnel. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HJR 61 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing municipalities to donate surplus fire-fighting equipment or supplies for the benefit of rural volunteer fire departments. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 2604 77-0 (2001) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to assistance to certain volunteer fire departments and to the imposition of an assessment on certain insurers to finance that assistance. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3281 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to overtime compensation for certain employees of the Texas Forest Service while working in an emergency situation. House: Appropriations Reported favorably as substituted
HB 3667 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to insurance for, and a fireworks sales tax for the support of, certain volunteer fire departments. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1346 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to assistance to certain volunteer fire departments and to the imposition of a tax to finance that assistance. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 722 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to the number of certified peace officers employed by the Texas Forest Service. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2107 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to assistance to certain volunteer fire departments and to the imposition of a tax to finance that assistance. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2403 76-0 (1999) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio | et. al. Relating to assistance to certain volunteer fire departments and to the imposition of a fee to finance that assistance. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2620 76-0 (1999) Author: Ramsay, Tom
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to authorizing counties to prohibit or restrict outdoor burning; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 680 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to used fire control or fire rescue equipment donated to or made available by the Texas Forest Service. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1220 75-0 (1997) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to the immunity from liability of the Texas Forest Service and its employees for damage, injury, or death caused by controlled burning planned, conducted, or supervised by the service. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
SB 675 75-0 (1997) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to used fire control or fire rescue equipment donated to or made available by the Texas Forest Service. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
HB 640 73-0 (1993) Author: Clemons, Billy
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Forest Service to replace equipment and facilities destroyed by fire. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 842 73-0 (1993) Author: Black, Layton | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to fire prevention and fire-fighting support activities of the Texas Forest Service. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2515 73-0 (1993) Author: Sadler, Paul
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the conveyance of a one-acre tract of land in Panola County, Texas, formerly used as a lookout tower site by the Texas Forest Service. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 250 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Forest Service to replace equipment and facilities destroyed by fire. Senate: Finance Governor submitted as emergency
SB 474 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to fire prevention and fire-fighting support activities of the Texas Forest Service. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 873 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the conveyance of a one-acre tract of land in Lee County, Texas, formerly used as a lookout tower site by the Texas Forest Service. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1059 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to fire prevention and fire-fighting support activities of the Texas Forest Service. House: Agriculture & Livestock Coauthor Authorized
SB 20 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to fire prevention and fire-fighting support activities of the Texas Forest Service. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 318 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the conveyance of a one (1) acre tract of land in Lee County, Texas, formerly used as a lookout tower site by the Texas Forest Service. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 609 69-0 (1985) Author: Thompson, Gary Relating to the office of state forester. House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
SB 262 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Thompson, Gary
Relating to the continuation of the office of state forester with change of name. House: Government Organization
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1245 68-0 (1983) Author: McWilliams, Jim
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the purchase by the Texas A&M University System of certain land in Harrison County for use by the Texas Forest Service. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 392 67-0 (1981) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Brookshire, Oscar
Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Forest Service, an agency of the Texas A&M University System for repair of damages to a base station antenna mast, and related facilities caused by a wind storm; and declaring an emergency. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1360 64-0 (1975) Author: Adams, Herman
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Relating to the authority of the Board of Directors of Texas A&M University to commission as peace officers certain employees appointed by the state forester. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 556 64-0 (1975) Author: Adams, Don Amending Section 88.103, Subchapter B, Chapter 88, Texas Education Code. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 954 63-0 (1973) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. An Act amending the Texas Education Code so as to add duties and authority of the state forester in developing rural fire protection plans; providing training in suppression of fires; to sell, lend, or otherwise make available to organized fire fighting groups fire control equipment available to the Texas Forest Service, including obsolete equipment and federal excess or surplus property; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 513 63-0 (1973) Author: Adams, Don
Sponsor: Hubenak, Joe A.
Relating to the duties and authority of the state forester in developing rural fire protection plans; providing training in suppression of fires; to sell, lend, or otherwise make available to organized fire fighting groups fire control equipment available to the Texas Forest Service, including obsolete equipment and federal excess or surplus property. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1097 62-0 (1971) Author: Price, Rayford Relating to the purchase of land by the Texas A&M University System in cherokee County.
SB 492 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Rayford
Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of the Texas A & M University System to acquire by purchase in the name of the State of Texas, for the use of benefit of the Texas Forest Service, and to improve the same, a sufficient quantity of land suitable for the expansion of the Indian Mound Nursery in Cherokee County for the operation thereon of a forest tree nursery and for the production of other forest products.
HB 475 59-0 (1965) Author: Bass, Robert Wilton "Bob" Relating to authorizing the Texas Forest Service to acquire land and construct, equip and maintain a duty tower in the New Boston area; making an appropriation.
HB 597 58-0 (1963) Author: Crews, David William Relating to declaring the public policy of the State relating to the control of forest pests; providing for the administration of this Act by the Texas Forest Service.
SB 188 58-0 (1963) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools to convey and transfer to the Texas Forest Service, a part of the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College System, certain land in Cherokee County, Texas.
SB 211 58-0 (1963) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools to convey and transfer to the Texas Forest Service, a part of the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College System, certain land in Cherokee County, Texas.
HB 126 55-0 (1957) Author: Huffman, Reagan Russell | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas to acquire by purchase in the name of the State of Texas, for the use and benefit of the Texas Forest Service, and to improve the same, a sufficient quantity of land suitable for the operation thereon of a forest tree seedling nursery in the reforestation program of the Texas Forest Service and for the production of other forest products.
SB 93 55-0 (1957) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas to acquire by purchase in the name of the State of Texas, for the use and benefit of the Texas Forest Service, and to improve the same, a sufficient quantity of land suitable for the operation thereon of a forest tree seedling nursery in the reforestation program of the Texas Forest Service and for the production of other forest products.
SB 120 52-0 (1951) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to amending certain statutes by providing for the appointment of a State Forester to act as a Director of the Texas Forest Service; prescribing the duties of said Director; providing for cooperation with the Federal Forest Service.
SB 182 52-0 (1951) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to authorizing the Director of the Texas Forest Service to establish zones of infestation and infection for the purpose of the control of forest tree insects and disease; providing for notice of the establishment of zones of infestation; authorizing the Director of the Texas Forest Service and his agents to go upon the land within zones of infestation and suppress, eradicate and destroy the insects or disease.
HB 365 50-0 (1947) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to making an emergency appropriation for the Texas Forest Services of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas for the balance of the fiscal year beginning the 25th day of February, 1947, and ending August 31, 1947, being an appropriation available immediately.
HB 543 47-0 (1941) Author: Burnaman, N. O. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes authorizing the State Forester to designate certain of his employees as peace officers.
HB 544 47-0 (1941) Author: Burnaman, N. O. | et. al. Relating to authorizing employees of the Texas Forest Service to enter on any privately owned lands for the purpose of investigating and controlling forest and grass fires that appear to be or are burning uncontrolled.

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