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HB 1252 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to authorize tax incentives for the development of property for gambling purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2644 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to prohibiting the use of money in the Texas economic development fund or the Texas Enterprise Fund to finance a facility or establishment at which gambling is to be conducted. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2741 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by licensed persons in certain areas of this state to provide additional money for residual windstorm insurance coverage in the coastal areas; requiring occupational licenses or certifications; authorizing fees; imposing a tax; creating criminal offenses and providing other penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3286 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3611 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the termination of the entitlement of the state, a county, and certain municipalities to a share of a bingo prize fee collected in counties where certain illegal gambling occurs to the detriment of charitable bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3925 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the regulation of wagering through telephone, the Internet, or other approved electronic means on horse races and greyhound races under the pari-mutuel system of wagering; requiring a license to operate account wagering; requiring a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3926 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation of horse racing and greyhound racing and pari-mutuel wagering in connection with that racing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4136 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the operation of casino games at 12 casinos in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming; requiring occupational licenses or certifications; creating criminal offenses and providing other penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 23 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 55 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 59 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 90 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in certain areas of this state by licensed persons to provide additional money for residual windstorm insurance coverage in the coastal areas; providing for certification or licensing of persons engaged in occupations related to casino gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 119 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games at 12 casinos in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming; providing for certification or licensing of persons engaged in occupations related to casino gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 106 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to criminal offenses applicable to gambling devices, including eight-liners. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 39 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 653 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the prosecution of money laundering involving the proceeds of the offense of possession of a gambling device or gambling equipment or paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1830 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2329 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming; requiring occupational licenses or certifications; creating criminal offenses and providing other penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2642 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the transfer of the licensing and regulation of charitable bingo to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and regulation by counties of amusement redemption machine game rooms on bingo premises; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing fees and taxes; creating civil and administrative penalties; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3839 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by licensed persons in certain areas of this state to provide additional money for residual windstorm insurance coverage in the coastal areas; requiring occupational licenses or certifications; creating criminal offenses and providing other penalties; authorizing fees; imposing a tax. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 4019 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the operation of a sports betting website and the placement of a bet through a sports betting website; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4040 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the licensing and regulation of sports betting web sites, providing penalties; requiring a license; allowing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 22 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 40 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 105 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming; providing for certification or licensing of persons engaged in occupations related to casino gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 129 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe and the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas to conduct all forms of gaming on certain tribal land and requiring the tribes to annually pay five percent of net proceeds from gaming to the comptroller of public accounts for deposit in the general revenue fund. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 142 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in certain areas of this state by licensed persons to provide additional money for residual windstorm insurance coverage in the coastal areas; providing for certification or licensing of persons engaged in occupations related to casino gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 51 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 31 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes, authorizing a limited state video lottery system to be operated at horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian tribal lands, and reducing the number of illegal gambling machines. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 34 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 42 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of gambling and keeping a gambling place. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 109 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 137 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the information reported to the comptroller by a coin-operated machine license holder, the penalty for failure to report that information, the penalty for gambling promotion, and the prosecution of certain gambling offenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 292 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1919 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the defenses to prosecution of certain gambling offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2098 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authorization and regulation of social poker establishments and the duties of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2375 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the authorization of racetrack extension locations, providing rulemaking authority to the commission and comptroller, and providing for administrative penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2603 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land; providing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2729 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3012 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3529 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to regulation of certain online poker facilities under federal law. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HCR 127 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study the gaming industry in Texas. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 27 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 47 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 98 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 117 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 121 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 131 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 141 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize online poker gaming regulated under federal law. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 55 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 789 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties; authorizing fees. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 799 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the operation of video gaming by authorized organizations and commercial operators that are licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises; providing penalties; imposing fees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1103 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to regulation of certain online poker facilities under federal law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1132 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to certain gaming conducted in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on tribal land. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1371 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 6 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes, and authorizing a limited state video lottery system to be operated at horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian tribal lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 36 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 37 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize the operation of video gaming in this state by persons and organizations licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on certain Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 40 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 43 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize online poker gaming regulated under federal law. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 45 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of certain gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on tribal land. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 64 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 82 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 382 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 594 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the information reported to the comptroller by a coin-operated machine license holder, the penalty for failure to report that information, and the penalty for gambling promotion. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1154 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the assessment of a civil penalty against owners and operators of coin-operated machines who commit certain gambling offenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1183 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena | et. al. Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2111 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2424 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the operation of video gaming by authorized organizations and commercial operators that are licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3575 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3576 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land and by licensed operators at horse and greyhound racetracks and licensed locations; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 28 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 41 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 43 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize and regulate the conduct of gaming in this state in counties that by local option election approve the conduct of that gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 111 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 112 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Texas Gaming Commission and authorizing and regulating casino games and slot machines by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide money for the property tax relief fund and additional financial aid for higher education students. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 113 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 119 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize the operation of video gaming in this state by persons and organizations licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on certain Indian lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 133 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a federally recognized Indian tribe in a county along the Texas-Mexico international border to conduct certain gaming activity on certain tribal lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 147 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize and regulate the conduct of gaming in this state and authorizing the conduct of gaming by certain federally recognized Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 151 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 152 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land and by licensed operators at horse and greyhound racetracks and licensed locations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 626 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to lottery winnings, including assignment of winnings, periodic payments of winnings, and the deduction of child support delinquency amounts from winnings paid to a prize winner. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1118 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1212 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the operation of video gaming by authorized organizations and commercial operators that are licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1245 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 33 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 34 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Texas Gaming Commission and authorizing and regulating casino games and slot machines by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide money for the property tax relief fund and additional financial aid for higher education students. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 35 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize the operation of video gaming in this state by persons and organizations licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on certain Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 73 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 74 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the forfeiture of property related to certain gambling offenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 222 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Postponed
HB 358 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the seizure of the circuit board of a gambling device or equipment, altered gambling equipment, or gambling paraphernalia. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1308 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1724 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino and slot gaming in this state, the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission, and the powers and duties of the Texas Racing Commission; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1963 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to eliminating the limitation on lottery advertising expenses based on the lottery prize payout percentage. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3024 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the allocation of a portion of the revenue from lottery ticket sales to combat problem and compulsive gambling. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3239 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the creation of legislative committees to study proposals on the conduct of gaming in this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3813 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to display of the Problem Gamblers' Help Line telephone number on a bingo card-minding device or pull-tab dispenser. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4062 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to providing a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 4322 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the imposition of county or municipal occupation taxes on certain coin-operated amusement gaming devices. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4416 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the establishment of the Texas Gaming Commission to regulate games of chance or other gaming activities at specific locations including dog or horse tracks, destination resort casinos, or on Indian tribal lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 4533 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the conduct of charitable poker runs by certain nonprofit organizations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HCR 220 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study the gaming industry in Texas and its potential direct and indirect economic impact on specific markets and on the state as a whole. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Received from the House
HJR 5 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 70 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing and regulating slot machines and casino games by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide additional money to fund transportation in this state and to provide additional financial aid for higher education students. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 86 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that gambling or other gaming activity by federally recognized Indian tribes on tribal land is not prohibited by Texas law. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 87 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to treat recognized Indian tribes equally with regard to authorizing gambling or other gaming activity on tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 107 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to authorize and provide for regulating the conduct of gaming in this state and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 108 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a federally recognized Indian tribe in a county along the Texas-Mexico international border to conduct certain gaming activity on certain tribal lands. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 129 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on certain Indian lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 137 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize and regulate the conduct of gaming in this state in counties that by local option election approve the conduct of that gaming and authorizing the conduct of gaming by certain Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 2852 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Expressing support for efforts by the federal government to amend The Restoration Act, relating to certain Indian gaming prohibitions. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 310 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the forfeiture of property related to certain gambling offenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 311 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 370 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the penalty for engaging in gambling promotion or keeping a gambling place. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 422 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 998 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the seizure of the circuit board of a gambling device or equipment, altered gambling equipment, or gambling paraphernalia. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1084 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino and slot gaming in this state, the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission, and the powers and duties of the Texas Racing Commission; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 2104 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed operators for certain veterans organizations; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 2184 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the imposition of county or municipal occupation taxes on certain coin-operated amusement gaming devices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2394 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 31 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing and regulating slot machines and casino games by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide additional money to fund transportation in this state and to provide additional financial aid for higher education students. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 54 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 10 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 330 80-0 (2007) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 653 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to charitable poker runs that benefit certain nonprofit organizations; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1405 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gambling activities in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1448 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the punishment for the offense of possession of a gambling device, equipment, or paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2462 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to providing for the sale of certain gambling equipment seized by a law enforcement agency. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3186 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3326 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HB 3335 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gaming and other gambling activities authorized by law in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HB 3351 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of casino gaming and other gambling activities in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HJR 10 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting recognized Indian tribes to conduct gambling or other gaming activity on certain tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 14 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to permit certain recognized Indian tribes to conduct gambling or other gaming activity on certain tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 15 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to treat recognized Indian tribes equally with regard to authorizing gambling or other gaming activity on tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 58 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to authorize casino gaming, to authorize the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, licensed casino operators, and recognized Indian tribes, and to regulate the locations at which casino gaming may be conducted, and establishing a higher education trust fund from state gaming revenues to pay tuition and fees for the postsecondary education of Texas high school graduates. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 63 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at certain racetracks and on Indian lands to provide additional money to fund governmental programs. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 99 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing video lottery games at certain racetracks and on Indian lands, authorizing the regulation of gaming to provide additional money to fund governmental programs, and regulating the locations at which gambling may be conducted in this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HJR 100 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing video lottery games and casino gaming at certain racetracks, at certain tourist destination locations, and on Indian lands to provide additional money to fund governmental programs and regulating the locations at which gambling may be conducted in this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
SB 882 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to authorizing certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization on tribal land. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1359 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1452 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of certain ocean-going ships on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to the ships; creating offenses and providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1478 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to authorizing certain nonprofit organizations to conduct charitable poker tournaments; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1806 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 8 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 33 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting recognized Indian tribes to conduct gambling or other gaming activity on certain tribal land. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 45 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to authorize the operation of limited casino gaming by licensed operators and recognized Indian tribes and to authorize the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators and recognized Indian tribes, requiring the legislature to create a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state, and establishing a higher education trust fund from state gaming revenues to pay tuition and fees for the postsecondary education of Texas high school graduates. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 47 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing this state to license persons to conduct gaming on cruise vessels departing from or returning to a dock in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 9 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gaming in this state; appropriating money; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 103 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the offense of possession of a gambling device, equipment, or paraphernalia. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in subcommittee
HB 897 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state by persons licensed to conduct wagering on horse or greyhound races, persons licensed to operate the games at other locations, and recognized Indian tribes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1337 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1417 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1824 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to authorizing an alcoholic beverage permit holder to host a card game. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2038 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the establishment and operation of state regulated video lottery terminals at licensed Texas racetracks to enhance the Texas Racehorse and Greyhound racing and breeding industries; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3172 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the authorization and regulation of gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3230 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state, the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, and the regulation of gaming in this state; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3260 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the penalties for certain gambling offenses and to the forfeiture of certain gambling devices, equipment, and paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 3 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of the state by persons licensed to conduct wagering on horse or greyhound races and by recognized Indian tribes and prohibiting the operation of other gambling devices. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 4 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands and authorizing casino gaming in this state. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 5 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games and the operation of other games of chance to supplement the video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian lands. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 38 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of the state by persons licensed to conduct wagering on horse or greyhound races, persons licensed to operate the games at additional locations, and recognized Indian tribes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 49 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 51 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 63 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing state video lottery games that may be operated by licensed racetrack operators or recognized Indian tribes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 78 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state and authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 94 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize this state to license persons to conduct certain electronic gaming on cruise vessels departing from or returning to a dock in this state. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 1097 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the operation of video lottery games as part of the state lottery in municipalities or counties in which the voters have approved the operation of the games; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1326 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the creation of county gaming districts to regulate local-option video lottery gaming; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1327 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the establishment, oversight, and operation of video lottery terminals owned by Indian tribes on Indian lands; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1403 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to authorizing the state to operate video lottery at racetracks, to the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 18 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 29 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of the state by persons licensed to operate the games in counties or municipalities in which the voters have approved the operation of the games. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 30 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize this state to license persons to conduct certain electronic gaming on cruise vessels departing from or returning to a dock in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 32 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games by certain Indian tribes on Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 34 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 7 79-1 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 486 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment and operation of a state-owned casino in Harris County; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 809 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 977 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to criminal offenses for conduct involving gambling devices. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3380 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the regulation of ocean-going ships on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going ships; creating offenses and providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3494 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the imposition of state and local occupation taxes on amusement gaming machines. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 31 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to authorize the state to operate a casino at a publicly owned sports venue or facility in Harris County and conduct games of chance at that casino to fund public education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 507 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1446 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. Filed
SJR 24 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 61 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 514 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to a defense to certain gambling-related offenses for gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2967 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to gaming activities by certain Indian tribes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3336 77-0 (2001) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to the creation of entities to study, report on, and address problems associated with gambling. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 43 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to authorize the state to operate casinos and games of chance or skill. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 253 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to a defense to certain gambling-related offenses for gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 257 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the purchase of a lottery ticket by a person younger than the age of 18; imposing criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1197 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of a blue ribbon panel to study and make recommendations for a strategic plan for the education, prevention and treatment of problem gambling and an interagency council to coordinate the state's resources in meeting the needs of individuals, families, businesses, organizations and communities impacted by problem and pathological gambling. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 47 76-0 (1999) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to unclaimed lottery prizes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1690 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1802 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to an affirmative defense to certain gambling offenses committed on an ocean-going vessel. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2368 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment and operation of state-owned casinos; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 86 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to authorize the state to operate casinos and games of chance or skill. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 970 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Economic Development
Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1033 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to exempting bingo equipment, devices, and supplies from the sales tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1222 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to certain gambling by means of a computer or credit card; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Tech & Business by Pres.
HB 449 75-0 (1997) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the control of and disabling of gambling devices, equipment, or paraphernalia while an ocean-going vessel is in the territorial waters of this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3350 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
SB 864 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the control of and disabling of gambling devices, equipment, or paraphernalia while an ocean-going vessel is in the territorial waters of this state. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1701 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the regulation of gambling and gambling devices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2058 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the regulation of video draw poker; imposing a tax; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2118 74-0 (1995) Author: Place, Allen Relating to the definition of gambling device; providing an exclusion of contrivances that are designed for amusement purposes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2429 74-0 (1995) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the control of and disabling of gambling devices, equipment, or paraphernalia while an ocean-going vessel is in the territorial waters of this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HJR 32 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 87 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authorization and regulation of limited casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 884 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the definition of gambling device; providing an exclusion of contrivances that are designed for amusement purposes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1673 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the regulation of video draw poker; imposing a tax; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 17 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming. Senate: State Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 98 73-0 (1993) Author: Carona, John Relating to an illegal gambling tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 105 73-0 (1993) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to casino gaming conducted by certain charitable organizations; to certain gaming conducted on Indian lands; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 445 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the regulation of riverboat casino gaming; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Riverboat Gaming Commission; the installation of certain gaming at certain licensed racetracks; authorizing certain taxes; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Coauthor Authorized
HB 572 73-0 (1993) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to city and county fees on racetrack admissions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 581 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the conduct of calcutta games by certain charitable organizations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Calendars
HB 881 73-0 (1993) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to prohibiting automated teller machines and other methods of accessing cash or credit accounts at a racetrack. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1109 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the regulation of video lottery games; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1313 73-0 (1993) Author: Place, Allen Relating to the definition of gambling device; providing an exclusion for contrivances that are designed for amusement purposes; creating an offense and providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1587 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the operation of the state lottery; creating the State Lottery Commission; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1905 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike Relating to the regulation of ocean-going ships on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going ships; creating offenses and providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2151 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the regulation of riverboat casino gaming; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Riverboat Gaming Commission; the installation of certain gaming devices at certain licensed racetracks; authorizing certain taxes; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2726 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the definition of gambling device; providing an exclusion for contrivances that are designed for amusement purposes; creating an offense and providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HJR 4 73-0 (1993) Author: McCall, Brian Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming by charitable organizations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 244 73-0 (1993) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the regulation of video lottery games; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Recommitted to committee
SB 522 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to the definition of gambling device; providing an exclusion of contrivances that are designed for amusement purposes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 550 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the operation of the state lottery; creating the State Lottery Commission. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 597 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of riverboat casino gaming; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Riverboat Gaming Commission; the installation of certain gaming devices at certain licensed racetracks; authorizing certain taxes; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1217 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of riverboat casino gaming; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Riverboat Gaming Commission; the installation of certain gaming devices at certain licensed racetracks; authorizing certain taxes; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1306 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of ocean-going ships on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going ships; creating offenses and providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1347 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the regulation of parimutuel racing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 862 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the disposition of abandoned or unclaimed property, gambling paraphernalia, prohibited weapon, criminal instrument, and other contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on intent calendar
HB 968 72-0 (1991) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to a defense to the offenses of possession of gambling device or equipment and possession of gambling paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1524 72-0 (1991) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the regulation and licensing of gaming on certain island property and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Pleasure Island Commission of Texas; authorizing certain taxes and fees; defining offenses and providing penalties. House: Urban Affairs Record vote
HB 1543 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, civil and criminal enforcement of, and the allocation of revenue from a tax on certain gambling activities, gambling devices, and gambling paraphernalia. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1715 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to a defense to the offense of possession of a gambling device. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2077 72-0 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HJR 63 72-0 (1991) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize casino gambling on certain islands. House: Urban Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 247 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to a defense to the offenses of possession of gambling device or equipment and possession of gambling paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 433 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to a defense to the offense of possession of a gambling device. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 612 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to the regulation of ocean-going ships on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going ships; creating offenses; imposing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
SB 785 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the disposition of abandoned or unclaimed property, gambling paraphernalia, prohibited weapon, criminal instrument, and other contraband. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1613 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the regulation of ocean-going ships on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going ships; creating offenses; imposing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 91 72-1 (1991) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the regulation and licensing of gaming on certain island property and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Pleasure Island Commission of Texas; authorizing certain taxes and fees; defining offenses and providing penalties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 201 72-1 (1991) Author: Hury, James | et. al. Relating to the regulation of ocean-going vessels on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels; creating offenses; imposing penalties. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
SB 95 72-1 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the regulaton of ocean-going vessels on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels; creating offenses; imposing penalties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 89 72-2 (1991) Author: Hury, James | et. al. Relating to the regulation of ocean-going vessels on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels; creating offenses; imposing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 40 72-2 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the regulation of ocean-going vessels on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels; creating offenses; imposing penalties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 141 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels and to the regulation and inspection of those vessels. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 447 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
HB 11 70-0 (1987) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment and operation of a state lottery; providing penalties. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 12 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the establishment and operation of a state lottery to provide general revenue and revenue for economic development; providing penalties. House: Urban Affairs Pending in committee
HB 359 70-0 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the possession of an antique device. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 342 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to gambling promotion and related offenses: providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1747 69-0 (1985) Author: Blackwood, Bill
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the deposit in interest-bearing accounts of money seized in connection with certain controlled substances violations and gambling violations. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1776 69-0 (1985) Author: Messer, Bill
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the definition of "bet" for the purposes of the Penal Code prohibition against gambling. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 765 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Johnson, Sam
Relating to the manufacture for sale out of state of gambling devices, equipment, or paraphernalia to be shipped out of state. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 914 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the definition of "bet" for the purposes of the Penal Code prohibition against gambling. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SB 482 68-0 (1983) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Relating to the definition of the term "bet" for purposes of the Penal Code prohibitions against gambling. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1195 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to casino gambling in certain counties after a local option election authorizing such activity; the licensing, registration and regulation of casino gambling; taxation of casino gambling operations; appropriating funds to be recovered from licensed fees; and providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 10 68-1 (1983) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the definition of the term "bet" for purposes of the Penal Code prohibitions against gambling. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 912 67-0 (1981) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the offense of possession of a gambling device or gambling equipment. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 350 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to regulation of certain lotteries and raffles. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 1124 65-0 (1977) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to gambling places, devices and equipment, or paraphernalia aboard ocean-going vessels. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 1754 65-0 (1977) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to the definition of gambling paraphernalia; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 210 65-0 (1977) Author: Andujar, Betty
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the possession of anitque gambling devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
HB 1362 64-0 (1975) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to the regulation of certain lotteries and raffles. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SB 946 64-0 (1975) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to the offense of gambling by participants in a game. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
HJR 39 63-0 (1973) Author: Sanchez, Henry Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution giving the legislature the power to provide for the use and regulation of slot machines. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 155 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. | et. al. Relating to the possession of paraphenalia used in connection with bookmaking; providing penalties.
SB 203 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to the possession of bookmaking paraphernalia; providing penalties.
HJR 72 59-0 (1965) Author: Price, William Rayford Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing for parimutuel wagering and all other forms of gambling to be prohibited in this State; providing that the Legislature shall enforce said prohibition by appropriate legislation.
SB 370 59-0 (1965) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to the definition of "money, property, or other valuable thing" in Penal Statutes.
HB 894 57-0 (1961) Author: Barlow, James E. Relating to amending the Penal Code of the State of Texas providing that a slot machine shall be any machine actually used and operated so that it will or may deliever when operated, as the result of an application of chance, any money or property.
SB 398 56-0 (1959) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to the definition and description of a slot machine.
HB 350 55-0 (1957) Author: Cox, James E. Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing that gaming with playing cards in any place not a private residence shall be a felony offense.
HB 351 55-0 (1957) Author: Cox, James E. Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing that betting or wagering at any game played with dice shall be a felony offense.
SB 323 52-0 (1951) Author: Russell, Joe Relating to defining a slot machine; providing a penalty for the manufacture, ownership, storing, keeping, sale, renting, leasing, letting on shares, landing or giving sway, transportation or possession of a slot machine.
SB 410 52-0 (1951) Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. Relating to defining a punch board; providing a penalty for the manufacture, ownership, storing, keeping, exhibiting, selling, renting, leasing, letting on shares, lending, or giving away, transportation, or possession of a punch board.
HB 486 50-0 (1947) Author: Shannon, James W. "Bill" Relating to permitting the operation of "marble machines" for amusement purposes, and provided there is no pay-off in money or other valuable thing other than free games.
HB 571 49-0 (1945) Author: Bond, Thomas R. Relating to amending the Penal Code by making it a violation of the law to keep or exhibit for the purpose of gaming, any policy game, any gaming table, bank, wheel or device of any name or description whatever, or any table, bank, wheel or device for the purpose of gaming which has no name, or any slot machine, any pigeon-hole table, any Jenny-Lind table or table of any kind; providing a penalty.
HJR 12 47-0 (1941) Author: King, Arthur Howard Proposing a constitutional amendment forbidding the Legislature to enact any laws legalizing betting on horse races, or any other form of gambling.
SB 417 47-0 (1941) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to amending certain Article of the Penal Code providing for the destruction of gambling equipment and paraphernalia by order of the Court and providing for the confiscation of property not gambling paraphernalia per se which is used as equipment or paraphernalia for a gambling house, or which is used for gaming purposes.
HB 162 46-0 (1939) Author: Broadfoot, Albert S. | et. al. Relative to providing for injunction to stop or prohibit the use of any premises for gaming or for use as bawdy or disorderly houses or for carrying on bucket shops or for the business of pool selling or book making or for voluntary engaging in fights between a man and a bull for pay.
HB 295 46-0 (1939) Author: Roach, John E. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code relative to gaming.
SB 1 45-1 (1937) Relating to prohibiting in this State the certificate system of betting upon horse races.
SB 2 45-1 (1937) Relating to defining and prohibiting the offenses of "book making" and of "pursuing the business of book making"; prescribing penalties for a violation of the several provisions hereof.
SB 3 45-1 (1937) Relating to making it unlawful to bet or wager money or anything of value upon any dog race, or upon the result of any race, speed, skill or endurance contest between dogs, to be run or held in this State or elsewhere and providing a penalty therefor.
HB 907 44-0 (1935) Relating to confiscation of property and equipment of gambling houses.
SB 37 43-0 (1933) Author: Moore, Joseph M. "Joe" Relating to prohibiting any judge or officer of an election from betting or wagering on the election or nomination of any person; prescribing offenses and punishment.
HB 77 40-1 (1927) Author: Teer, Claud D. Relating to the actual, threatened or contemplated use of any premises, place or building, or part thereof for gaming or keeping or exhibiting games prohibited by the penal code or for keeping, being interested in, aiding or abetting the keeping of a bawdy or disorderly house as those terms are defined in the penal code.
HB 132 40-1 (1927) Author: Smith, R. R. Relating to amending certain chapters of the Penal Code by defining the offense of selling, transferring, assigning, consigning, delivering and transporting slot machines, punch boards, pull boards and other devices for playing at or participating in the hazard of prize-winning or gambling, and prescribing the penalty therefor and prescribing the venue for prosecutions thereof.
HB 20 37-0 (1921) Author: Marshall, John Calvin Relating to amend a certain Act providing a penalty for betting on all public elections, and defining public elections.
HB 594 36-0 (1919) Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave" Relating to prohibiting the operation of shooting galleries, ten pin alley, knife boards or money and ring boards, or any other gambling devices within this State; fixing penalties for violations of this Act.
SB 8 35-0 (1917) Author: Johnson, Willard Arnold Relating to amending the Penal code of the state relative to card playing
HB 127 34-0 (1915) Author: Vannoy, J. J. Relating to amending the Penal Code providing penalty for betting on public elections, and defining public elections.
HB 562 34-0 (1915) Author: Crudgington, Jonathan Wilford Relating to amending certain articles of the Penal Code relating to gaming, prohibiting the same in certain places and exempting the same in certain other places; prescribing a penalty.
SB 24 34-0 (1915) Author: Johnson, Willard Arnold Relating to amending the Penal Code relating to gaming with cards.
HB 223 33-0 (1913) Author: Cox, George Joshua Relating to compelling jail sentences in cases of gambling.
HB 448 33-0 (1913) Author: Savage, Sr., Henry B. Relating to repealing article and re-numbering it, relating to gaming.
SB 56 33-0 (1913) Author: Warren, Robert Lee Relating to amending article 395 of the penal code so as to make it an offense to offer to wager or bet upon elections.
SB 257 33-0 (1913) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to amending the penal code of the Revised Criminal Statutes of 1911, so as to make same conform to other laws, making act cumulative.
HB 90 31-0 (1909) Relating to prohibiting the buying and selling of pools or receiving or making bets on horse racing; to prohibit the leasing of premises for pool rooms, and to provide a penalty for its violation and to repeal "An Act to prohibit the buying and selling of pools, or receiving or making bets on horse racing;" and providing that a conviction may be had upon the unsupported evidence of an accomplice or participant, and exempting such witness from prosecution.
HB 84 30-0 (1907) Relating to making it unlawful to bet or wager at any gaming table or bank or pigeon-hole or jenny-lind table, or nine or ten pin alley, or to bet or wager any money or other thing of value at any of certain games, by whatsoever name the same may be known or whether named, or not, or matching for money or anything of value, and making it a felony punishable by confinement in the penitentiary for any person directly, through an agent, or as agent for another, to keep any house or place to gamble with cards, dice, dominoes or upon anything whatever, or where people resort for such purpose or to exhibit for the purpose of gaming, any table, bank, alley, machine or device whatsoever; providing for the search for, and the seizure of any gambling device, equipment or paraphernalia and its destruction; and generally to suppress gambling.
HB 138 30-0 (1907) Relating to prohibiting betting or gambling on baseball and football games, and providing penalties for violations.
HB 104 29-0 (1905) Author: Barcus, George W. Relating to making it an offense to be the proprietor, manager, or in any way to have control of and run a public gaming house; and fixing a penalty therefor.
HB 116 29-0 (1905) Author: Hancock, Curtis Relating to pools, pool rooms and horse racing.
SB 176 29-0 (1905) Relating to prohibiting by injunction the use or contemplated use of any premises for the purposes of gaming.
HB 196 28-0 (1903) Relating to prohibiting the buying and selling of pools or receiving or making bets on horse racing; to prohibit leasing of premises for pool rooms, and to provide a penalty for its violation.
HB 11 27-0 (1901) Relating to amending Articles 379 and 381, Chapter 3, Title XI, of the Penal Code of the State of Texas; relating to gaming.
SB 101 27-0 (1901) Relating to prohibiting the keeping or exhibiting for the purpose of gaming, any gaming table, or bank, or slot machines, pigeon hole table or jenny lind table, or nine or ten pin alley or alley of any kind whatever regardless of the number of pins, balls or rings used for gaming.
SB 232 20-0 (1887) Relating to making it penal to keep or exhibit for the purpose of gaming any gaming table or bank, etc., and making fineable not less than $25 nor more than $100, and imprisonment in the county jail for not less than ten nor more than ninety days.
HB 126 19-0 (1885) Relating to amending Article 358 of Chapter 3, Title 11 of the Penal Code of the State of Texas.

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