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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  FRANCHISES ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 1528 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2593 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to franchises granted by navigation districts. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1129 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to franchises granted by navigation districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1395 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 1692 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, and distributors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 327 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to termination of franchises to provide cable or video service in municipalities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 256 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to state-issued certificates of franchise authority to provide cable service and video service. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2293 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, distributors, and representatives. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3600 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to municipal and county authority to enforce a solid waste collection and transportation services franchise. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HR 2518 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1087. Reported enrolled
SB 529 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, distributors, and representatives. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1087 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to state-issued certificates of franchise authority to provide cable service and video service. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SR 1206 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1087. Reported enrolled
HB 3364 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the requirement that certain franchise litigation be brought in this state. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 3394 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the methodology of computing municipal franchise compensation payments for electric utilities in a region for which customer choice has been delayed. House: Regulated Industries Meeting cancelled
HB 1569 76-0 (1999) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to a franchise tax and property tax credit for certain corporations for payment of certain educational scholarships. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1985 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the consolidation of administrative support functions of state agencies through the use of franchising. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2209 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the consolidation of administrative support functions of state agencies through the use of franchising. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
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
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
SCR 105 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill Establishing the Franchise Agreements Task Force. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
HB 2087 71-0 (1989) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of an equity participation investment program and state investment in certain franchises. House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
SB 1226 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to petroleum product franchises and the assignment thereof or succession thereto; providing for certain restrictions on franchise requirements of franchises; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 206 68-0 (1983) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to civil liability for certain practices of motor fuel marketing franchisors. House: Business & Commerce Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 886 68-0 (1983) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to a dealer's return of farm and industrial equipment to a supplier after the termination of certain franchises. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1805 68-0 (1983) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to transfer of a service station franchise. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
SB 342 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to motor fuel marketing franchises and to the prohibition of certain practices relating to those franchises; providing for equitable relief and monetary awards; prescribing a limitation period and allowing certain off-set amounts as an affirmative defense. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 503 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to a dealer's return of farm and industrial equipment to a supplier after the termination of certain franchises. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
HB 310 67-0 (1981) Author: Lewis, Gibson
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to an election at which a city's decision to grant a franchise is submitted to the voters. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 332 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to regulation of franchises. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
SB 535 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Relating to certain definitions, license and disclosure requirements, location of dealerships, and prohibitions established by the Texas Motor Vehicle Commission Code. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 610 64-0 (1975) Author: McKinnon, Mike Relating to petroleum product franchises. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 688 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Prohibiting motor vehicle manufacturers, distributors, and representatives from preventing the succession to a dealership under a will or the laws of descent and distribution notwithstanding the terms of any franchise agreement; excepting designation of a successor made by a dealer during his lifetime. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 405 62-0 (1971) Author: Niland, Tom Relating to the Texas Franchise Investment Act governing all aspects of franchise offerings and advertising.
HB 709 62-0 (1971) Author: Semos, Chris V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Word, J.P.
Relating to the Texas Franchise Association Act.
HB 710 62-0 (1971) Author: Semos, Chris V. | et. al. Relating to the Texas Franchise Investment and Association Act. Establishing the State Securities Commissioner as the administrator, setting penalties, providing certain fees.
SB 285 56-0 (1959) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to prohibiting the holder of a franchise for the supplying of natural gas or electricity to any incorporated city or town from selling, offering to sell or accepting any consideration for the sale or delivery to anyone within said city or town of any appliance, fixture or installation which depends for its usefulness upon the natural gas or electricity which may be furnished under the franchise.
SB 110 34-0 (1915) Author: Townsend, Jr., William J. "Jim" Relating to providing that any and all franchises granted or entended by any city or town for the use of public highways shall not become effective until after an ordinance of such city or town proposing such franchise shall have been adopted by a majority vote of qualified property taxpayers of such town or city.

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