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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  FURNITURE & FIXTURES ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
SB 765 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and duties of an event oversight committee for an event eligible to receive funding through a major events trust fund; limiting payments from the fund to reimbursement for attracting unique events to Texas. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1247 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the repeal of certain prohibitions on purchases of paper supplies and cabinets by state agencies. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2682 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to requiring upholstered furniture sold in this state to be made with filling that is burn resistant to an open flame; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1251 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to fire-resistant upholstered furniture; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 2403 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to reporting requirements regarding certain clothes-washing machines. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2797 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to open-flame standards for mattresses and upholstered furniture; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 878 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to fire-resistant mattresses and upholstered furniture; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1331 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to reporting requirements regarding certain clothes-washing machines. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1464 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the appraisal of furniture, fixtures, and equipment for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 503 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the manufacture, repair, germicidal treatment and/or sale of bedding and upholstered furniture. Senate: Human Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 371 65-0 (1977) Author: Nowlin, James
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the tax exemption for household and kitchen furniture. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2060 65-0 (1977) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to standards for the manufacture, repair, and sale of bedding and upholstered funtiture. House: Business & Industry Referred to Subcommittee on Consumer Protection
HJR 27 65-0 (1977) Author: Nowlin, James Proposing an amendment to Article VIII, Section 1, of the Texas Constitution, to increase the tax exemption of household and kitchen furniture. House: Constitutional Amendments Assigned to Constitutional Amendments Calendar
HB 611 61-0 (1969) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to the accounting of and responsibility for state property.
HB 607 57-0 (1961) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt Relating to amending Article 4.01 of the Insurance Code of Texas, as amended, relating to that provision requiring that furniture, fixtures and automobiles are to be rendered as personal property in the city and county where located.
HB 852 57-0 (1961) Author: Lewis, Ben H. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to State property accountability and responsibility.
HB 915 57-0 (1961) Author: Alaniz, John C. Relating to amending a certain Statute imposing an excise tax on the sale, distribution or use of furniture and related items in the State of Texas; providing an effective date.
HB 140 35-4 (1918) Author: Mendell, Jr., George W. | et. al. Relating to requiring the heads of the departments located in the capitol and the State land office buildings in the city of Austin to file with the Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds a complete inventory of all furniture, fixtures, machinery, machines, typewriters and other office utilities, except books and stationery.

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