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84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 442 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to assignment of certain death benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
  Author: Gonzales, Larry
  Committees: Pensions | State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 1219 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a provisional license to practice funeral directing or embalming; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
  Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
  Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
  Committees: Public Health | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3757 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the prohibited disposition of a decedent's remains by a person charged with certain criminal conduct against the decedent; providing an administrative penalty.
  Author: Burrows, Dustin
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Referred to Public Health
SB 988 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the prohibited disposition of a decedent's remains by a person charged with certain criminal conduct against the decedent; providing an administrative penalty.
  Author: Perry, Charles
  Sponsor: Frullo, John | et. al.
  Committees: Public Health | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 1031 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a provisional license to practice funeral directing or embalming.
  Author: Watson, Kirk
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Left pending in committee

83rd Regular Session, 2013
HB 952 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to assignment of certain death benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
  Author: Gonzales, Larry
  Committees: Pensions | State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 1489 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prepaid funeral benefits contracts; authorizing a fee.
  Author: Flynn, Dan
  Committees: Investments & Financial Services
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1893 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission and the regulation of funeral directing and embalming.
  Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2608 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an exemption from certain requirements for certain funeral establishments that do not perform embalming services.
  Author: Huberty, Dan
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Referred to Public Health
HB 3064 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the disposition of unclaimed cremated remains of certain veterans.
  Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
  Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
  Committees: Defense & Veterans' Affairs | Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
SB 297 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prepaid funeral benefits contracts.
  Author: Carona, John
  Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
  Committees: Investments & Financial Services | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13

82nd Regular Session, 2011
HB 549 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the disposition of a decedent's remains.
  Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
  Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
  Committees: Public Health | Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 718 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the period in which a person commits the offense of funeral service disruption.
  Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al.
  Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1349 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the services included in a retail price list provided by a funeral establishment.
  Author: Marquez, Marisa
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1708 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of funeral directing and embalming.
  Author: Gutierrez, Roland
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2286 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the duties of a funeral director or an agent at the interment or entombment of a human body.
  Author: Gonzales, Veronica
  Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Public Health | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 2665 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to abolishing the Texas Funeral Service Commission and the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners and transferring the functions of those agencies to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
  Author: King, Phil
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 3004 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prepaid funeral benefits contracts and the prepaid funeral contract guaranty fund.
  Author: Nash, Barbara
  Sponsor: Carona, John
  Committees: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 579 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the total benefit amount under a prepaid funeral contract.
  Author: Hegar, Glenn
  Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
  Committees: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
SB 864 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of funeral establishments, including requirements for a retail price list of services provided by such establishments.
  Author: Rodriguez, Jose
  Sponsor: Marquez, Marisa
  Committees: Public Health | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1166 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prepaid funeral benefits contracts and the prepaid funeral contract guaranty fund.
  Author: Carona, John
  Sponsor: Nash, Barbara
  Committees: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar

81st Regular Session, 2009
HB 923 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prohibiting the disposition of a decedent's remains by a person charged with certain criminal conduct against the decedent.
  Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
  Committees: Public Health | Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1422 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the requirements for a funeral establishment license.
  Author: Villarreal, Mike
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1468 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of funeral services, funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories; providing penalties.
  Author: Chisum, Warren
  Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
  Committees: Public Health | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2936 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of funeral vehicle escort services.
  Author: Driver, Joe
  Committees: Public Safety
  Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
HB 3401 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regulation by the Texas Funeral Service Commission of the disposition of a deceased human body.
  Author: Darby, Drew
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Referred to Public Health
HB 3538 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain prepaid funeral benefit contracts.
  Author: Davis, Yvonne
  Committees: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
  Last Action: Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3762 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regulation of prepaid funeral benefits.
  Author: Flynn, Dan
  Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
  Committees: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
HB 3801 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regulation of prepaid funeral benefits.
  Author: Flynn, Dan
  Committees: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
  Last Action: Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
SB 755 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the requirements for a funeral establishment license.
  Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
  Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
  Committees: Public Health | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 1539 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to in-casket identification of a deceased person.
  Author: Carona, John
  Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
  Committees: Public Health | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2493 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regulation of prepaid funeral benefits.
  Author: Deuell, Bob
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed

80th Regular Session, 2007
HB 755 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to disciplinary action taken against a person required to file a death certificate.
  Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
  Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
  Committees: Public Health | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1093 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the offense of funeral service disruption.
  Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
  Sponsor: Harris, Chris
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 1288 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories.
  Author: Chisum, Warren
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Referred to Public Health
HB 2234 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to persons who may be ordered to take a blood sample from the body of a person who died as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
  Author: Zerwas, John
  Committees: Law Enforcement
  Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 2393 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the investment and management of assets held in a prepaid funeral benefits trust.
  Author: Flynn, Dan
  Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
  Committees: Financial Institutions | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3436 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of prepaid funeral benefits.
  Author: Flynn, Dan
  Committees: Financial Institutions
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 623 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories.
  Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
  Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
  Committees: Public Health | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1316 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the investment and management of assets held in a prepaid funeral benefits trust.
  Author: Janek, Kyle
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce

79th Regular Session, 2005
HB 18 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the persons who may inspect or obtain a copy of a military discharge record under the public information law.
  Author: Corte, Jr., Frank
  Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
  Committees: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations | Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 572 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requirements applicable to purchase agreements for certain funeral, cemetery, and crematory services.
  Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1086 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories.
  Author: Chisum, Warren
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2807 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to vouchers for tuition and required fees at certain institutions of higher education for students who sound "Taps" at a veteran's funeral.
  Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
  Committees: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations | Education
  Last Action: Referred to Education
HB 3015 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to next of kin for purposes of making funeral arrangements.
  Author: Hill, Fred | et. al.
  Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
  Committees: Public Health | Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 237 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requirements applicable to purchase agreements for certain funeral, cemetery, and crematory services.
  Author: Carona, John
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Motion withdrawn
SB 385 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories.
  Author: Carona, John
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce

78th Regular Session, 2003
HB 603 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of crematories, cemeteries, and funeral homes; providing a penalty.
  Author: Noriega, Rick
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Referred to Public Health
HB 856 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of funeral directing.
  Author: West, George
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1538 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Funeral Service Commission, including certain functions transferred to the commission from the Texas Department of Health, and the powers and duties of the Texas Finance Commission and the banking commissioner of Texas regarding cemeteries; providing administrative and civil penalties.
  Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
  Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
  Committees: Public Health | Government Organization
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
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