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HB 786 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 920 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1794 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the establishment of the Work Group on Mental Health Access for First Responders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1958 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2013 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to fee waivers for certain hunting and fishing licenses for volunteer firefighters. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 2386 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to volunteer firefighter supervision of outdoor burning of waste consisting of plant growth. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2693 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain fire departments. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2735 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders and volunteer emergency services personnel; providing for a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3665 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the definition of volunteer fire department for purposes of certain motor fuel tax exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 580 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1064 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to volunteer firefighter supervision of outdoor burning of waste consisting of plant growth. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 103 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 105 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions. Filed
HB 237 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 353 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the application of certain weapons laws to and liability for certain actions of volunteer emergency services personnel licensed to carry a concealed handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1147 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 1233 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to persons authorized by law to conduct certain fire safety inspections and training. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1620 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2113 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the taxation of fireworks. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 2376 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2759 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 31 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 289 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 612 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 691 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain students enrolled in fire science courses at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 761 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the taxation of fireworks. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1684 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to authorizing certain first responders to carry a concealed handgun while on duty and to the prosecution of certain related criminal offenses; providing for a fee. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 7 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the amounts, availability, and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenue and accounts; reducing or affecting the amounts or rates of certain statutorily dedicated fees and assessments; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 712 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the responsibility for keeping fire-fighting equipment furnished to a volunteer fire department by a county in good working order. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1429 83-0 (2013) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2369 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to participation by certain volunteer fire departments in the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System instead of a Texas local firefighters retirement system. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 2516 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to fines paid for the violation of a county regulation prohibiting or restricting outdoor burning. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2517 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of counties to require a person to notify a local fire department before starting an outdoor fire; creating a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 443 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Orr, Rob
Relating to leave for reserve law enforcement officers for required training. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 756 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the responsibility for keeping fire-fighting equipment furnished to a volunteer fire department by a county in good working order. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 766 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 70 83-1 (2013) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to assist volunteer fire departments during the next state fiscal biennium. Filed
SB 48 83-1 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to assist volunteer fire departments during the next state fiscal biennium. Filed
HB 11 83-2 (2013) Author: Simpson, David Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to assist volunteer fire departments during the next state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 12 83-2 (2013) Author: Simpson, David Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to be used to assist volunteer fire departments during the current state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1092 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1163 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain peace officers and firefighters. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1231 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1814 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the provision of water and certain equipment by water supply or sewer service corporations for use in fire suppression and the liability of those corporations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2607 82-0 (2011) Author: Beck, Marva Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a firefighter or peace officer killed while performing official duties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3863 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HJR 128 82-0 (2011) Author: Beck, Marva Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a firefighter or peace officer killed while performing official duties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 979 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim Commending the firefighters of Texas and paying tribute to the volunteer firefighters who have died in the line of duty. Reported enrolled
SB 1659 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the provision of water and certain equipment by water supply or sewer service corporations for use in fire suppression and the liability of those corporations. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1927 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Garza, John
Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 387 81-0 (2009) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the exemption of volunteer fire departments from certain motor fuel taxes. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 606 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the exemption of volunteer fire departments from certain motor fuel taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 793 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the authority to charge reasonable fees for emergency services performed by volunteer fire departments. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 794 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the exemption of volunteer fire departments from certain motor fuel taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1585 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer firefighters, emergency medical services volunteers, and individuals serving as foster parents. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1632 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2013 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to tuition and laboratory fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain volunteer firefighters enrolled in fire science courses. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2716 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to exempting certain entities providing emergency services from motor fuel taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2737 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Relating to the sale of used, surplus, or salvage property and firefighting equipment by an emergency services district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
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
HJR 68 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of volunteer firefighters, emergency medical services volunteers, and individuals serving as foster parents. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 254 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron
Relating to the exemption of volunteer fire departments from certain motor fuel taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1101 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to exempting certain entities providing emergency services from motor fuel taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1485 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Bolton, Valinda
Relating to the sale of surplus or salvage property and firefighting equipment by an emergency services district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 685 80-0 (2007) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to the exemption of volunteer fire departments from certain motor fuel taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 741 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to an exemption from tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education for children of certain volunteer peace officers who are killed or disabled in the line of duty. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1205 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1718 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to motor vehicle inspection fee refunds for vehicles used by volunteer fire departments. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1915 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the creation of a fire department listing by the Texas Forest Service. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2624 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to certain functions and services performed in relation to accidents. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2667 80-0 (2007) Author: Latham, Thomas
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to certain insurance-related matters involving rural volunteer firefighters, volunteer police force members, or emergency services districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2868 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to assessment of certain insurers to fund the volunteer fire department assistance fund. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3731 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the administration of retirement systems for paid, partly paid, or volunteer firefighters. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1043 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the creation of an online volunteer fire department registry by the Texas Forest Service. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1057 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the exemption of volunteer fire departments from certain motor fuel taxes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1213 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the administration of certain retirement systems for paid, partly paid, or volunteer firefighters. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1440 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to certain duties of the Office of Rural Community Affairs relating to assisting volunteer fire departments and emergency services districts in rural areas. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 340 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of a navigation district to establish a volunteer police reserve force. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 519 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to the exemption of volunteer fire departments from the gasoline tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 520 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to the tax on gasoline sold to volunteer fire departments for their exclusive use. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 701 79-0 (2005) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to a prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer member of an emergency service organization. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1956 79-0 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the regulation of firefighters and fire departments by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2171 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the volunteer fire department self-insurance fund. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2566 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System; providing an administrative penalty. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HJR 31 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to allocate an amount greater than one-fourth of the net revenue from the tax on motor fuels sold to volunteer fire departments to the available school fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 522 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System; providing an administrative penalty. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 879 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to the regulation of firefighters and fire departments by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to reform of certain procedures and remedies in civil actions. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 576 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to the application of the gasoline tax to gasoline sold to volunteer fire departments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 861 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the qualifications of a volunteer emergency care attendant. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 873 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the rural volunteer fire department insurance program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2237 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the financial assistance for the eligible survivor of a member of an organized volunteer fire-fighting unit. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2264 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to limiting the liability of volunteer fire departments and volunteer fire fighters. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2413 78-0 (2003) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the tax on gasoline sold to volunteer fire departments for their exclusive use. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2918 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the administration of the rural volunteer fire department assistance program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3277 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to limiting the liability of volunteer fire departments and volunteer fire fighters. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
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
HJR 83 78-0 (2003) Author: Hopson, Chuck Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to allocate an amount greater than one-fourth of the net revenue from the tax on motor fuels sold to volunteer fire departments to the available school fund. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 482 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat | et. al.
Relating to certain benefits provided to the survivors of public employees and chaplains killed in the line of duty. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1461 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the sale of used fire-fighting equipment to certain volunteer fire departments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 244 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to exempting certain emergency service organizations from the sales and use tax on boats and boat motors. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 255 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to exempting members of certain emergency service organizations from the hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 459 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to higher education tuition and fee exemptions for children of dead or disabled firefighters or peace officers. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1263 77-0 (2001) Author: Clark, Ron Relating to limiting the liability of volunteer fire departments and volunteer fire fighters. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1605 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to authorizing members of the governing body of certain municipalities to serve as volunteers. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1802 77-0 (2001) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio Relating to tax-free sales by certain public service organizations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1803 77-0 (2001) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio Relating to the personal liability of volunteer firefighters and volunteer emergency medical services personnel. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2122 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the administration of a statewide retirement system for volunteer firefighters and other emergency services personnel. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2373 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to life insurance, disability insurance, and pension benefits provided to volunteer firefighters by volunteer fire departments. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2374 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the operation of volunteer fire departments in certain municipalities or counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
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 2743 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to the maximum tax rate allowed on property in emergency service and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2744 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to emergency services and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2745 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to the property tax rate in overlapping emergency services and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2746 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to emergency services and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3438 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the authority of a county to grant volunteer firefighters and volunteer emergency medical technicians a tax credit against county ad valorem taxes imposed on the real property of those persons. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HCR 314 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 2744. Signed by the Governor
HJR 87 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the maximum tax rate allowed on property in emergency service and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 188 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to paid leave for a state employee who is an emergency medical services volunteer. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 738 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to authorizing members of the governing body of municipalities to serve as volunteers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1068 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the benefits and administration of a statewide retirement system for volunteer firefighters and other emergency services personnel. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
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 1616 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the issuance of volunteer firefighter license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1788 76-0 (1999) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al. Relating to firemen enrolled in fire science courses. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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
SB 990 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the records of an overturned disciplinary action or a charge of misconduct against certain fire fighters and peace officers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1278 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the use of leave by a state employee who is a reserve peace officer to attend peace officer training. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SR 605 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Encouraging volunteer fire departments to participate in the Texas statewide emergency personnel services retirement fund. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 452 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Anita
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the authority of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission to sell surplus and salvage property to rural fire prevention districts and volunteer fire departments. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 795 70-0 (1987) Author: Toomey, Mike Relating to the liability of a rural fire prevention district for certain actions of employees and volunteers of the district. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1293 70-0 (1987) Author: McWilliams, Jim
Sponsor: Anderson, Richard
Relating to the exemption of fire department vehicles from certain width, length, and weight requirements. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1933 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the exclusion of certain territory from a rural fire prevention district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2196 70-0 (1987) Author: Harrison, Dudley Relating to the authority of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission to sell surplus and salvage property to volunteer fire departments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 692 70-0 (1987) Author: Anderson, Richard Relating to the exemption of fire department vehicles from certain width requirements. Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1149 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the authority of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission to sell surplus and salvage property to rural fire prevention districts and volunteer fire departments. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 82 69-0 (1985) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the driver's license required for a volunteer fire fighter to operate a fire truck. House: Transportation 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 128 69-0 (1985) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the authority of a county to contract with a volunteer fire department and to supply fire-fighting equipment to certain communities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 816 69-0 (1985) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the creation, administration, and operation of the volunteer fire department loan fund under jurisdiction of the Volunteer Fire Department Loan Board, and authorizing a tax on certain insurance premiums to support the fund. House: State Affairs Withdrawn by author
HB 1587 69-0 (1985) Author: Valigura, Keith Relating to key rate credits for rural fire prevention districts and metropolitan county-supported fire protection systems. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
SB 443 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to the authority of a county to contract with a volunteer fire department. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 614 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the authority of a county to supply fire-fighting equipment to certain communities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SB 714 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the authority of a county to contract with a volunteer fire department and to supply fire-fighting equipment to certain communities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 591 68-0 (1983) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to the authority of a volunteer fire department to respond to a fire in a home-rule city. House: Urban Affairs Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 1794 68-0 (1983) Author: Denton, Betty
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the exemption of certain volunteer fire department vehicles from compulsory liability insurance requirements. House: Insurance
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 211 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to special license plates for volunteer firefighters. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1362 67-0 (1981) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to the response of a volunteer fire department to a fire in a home rule city. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 344 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Clark, Bill
Relating to including volunteer firefighters, policemen, emergency medical personnel, and other volunteers specifically named in workers' compensation insurnace of political subdivisions. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 708 66-0 (1979) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to the taxation of nonprofit volunteer fire departments under the franchise tax. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 720 66-0 (1979) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to telephone service to a volunteer fire department. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Utilities Legislation
HJR 91 66-0 (1979) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the payments of assistance to the surviving dependent parents, brothers, and sisters of certain public servants killed while on duty. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 407 65-0 (1977) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to exemption from sales taxes for the purchase of emergency medical equipment and vehicles when purchased by a volunteer fire department. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days
HB 649 65-0 (1977) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to registration of vehicles owned by volunteer fire departments. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
SB 231 65-0 (1977) Author: Adams, Don Relating to an exemption from sales taxes for the purchase or acquisition of emergency medical equipment and vehicles when purchased or acquired for exclusive use by a volunteer fire department. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 857 64-0 (1975) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to the exemption of volunteer firemen enrolled in fire science courses from payment of tuition and laboratory fees at state-supported institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 2019 64-0 (1975) Author: Wilson, John Relating to the creation of the Volunteer Ambulance Driver's Relief and Pension Fund. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 614 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to benefits paid for death or disability of a fireman from heart or lung disease. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Motion to suspend rules lost
SB 966 64-0 (1975) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the exemption of volunteer firemen enrolled in fire science courses from payment of tuition and laboratory fees at state-supported institutions of higher education. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 96 63-0 (1973) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to certain tax exemptions for volunteer fire departments; defining volunteer fire departments. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HB 165 63-0 (1973) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to tuition and laboratory fee exemptions for certain firemen enrolled in certain courses at state-supported institutions of higher education; amending Section 54.208, Texas Education Code; and declaring an emergency. House: Education
Senate: Education
Reported favorably
HB 335 63-0 (1973) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to certain retirement benefits for certain volunteer firemen. House: Labor Referred to subcommittee
HB 529 63-0 (1973) Author: Madla, Frank Exempting from the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax the receipts from the sale, rental, or lease in this state of taxable items to volunteer fire departments. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
HB 666 62-0 (1971) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to the definition of organized volunteer fire departments.
HB 1539 62-0 (1971) Author: Davis, Harold | et. al.
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to the liability of volunteer fire departments for damage done to private property.
HB 1621 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to exempting the property of volunteer fire departments from taxation.
SB 238 62-0 (1971) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Sponsor: Wyatt, Jr., Joe
Relating to the definition of organized volunteer fire departments.
SB 544 62-0 (1971) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Relating to providing for refunds of motor fuel tax paid by volunteer fire departments for use in fire-fighting vehicles.
SB 753 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to the liability of volunteer firemen and volunteer fire departments for damage done to private property.
HB 1057 59-0 (1965) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Relating to fire protection in unincorporated areas of counties; amending certain Acts.
HB 534 56-0 (1959) Author: Collins, Sam Forse | et. al. Relating to providing for the issuance of distinctive license plates or tags to members of Volunteer Fire Departments for use by such persons upon their personally owned, private passenger vehicles in lieu of the standard license plates now required.
HB 611 52-0 (1951) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Relating to providing that in all counties having a population of three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000) inhabitants or more, the Commissioners Court may contract with any incorporated volunteer fire department located outside the limits of any incorporated city or town in said county for the use of fire fighting equipment and service of the incorporated volunteer fire department for the purpose of fighting fires outside the limits of any incorporated city or town within the county upon terms and conditions mutually agreed upon.
HB 297 48-0 (1943) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to providing for special fire fighting equipment for Dallas County.
HB 755 48-0 (1943) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to providing for special fire fighting equipment in all counties having a population of three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000) or more according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 150 38-0 (1923) Author: Arnold, Virgil E. Relating to creating a pension fund for firemen, policemen and fire alarm operators in cities and towns of Texas having and maintaining a paid or partially paid or volunteer fire or police department or fire alarm operators' department, and providing for the administration of this act.

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