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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 2956 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to the recovery of fraudulently obtained unemployment benefits or of taxes or fees owed to the state. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HJR 13 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing garnishment of wages for the recovery of fraudulently obtained unemployment benefits or of taxes or fees owed to the state. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HJR 122 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing garnishment of wages for the recovery of fraudulently obtained unemployment benefits. House: Economic & Small Business Development Postponed
HB 2373 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to garnishment of wages for court-ordered restitution in a criminal judgment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 80 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing garnishment of wages for court-ordered restitution in a criminal judgment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1612 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to garnishment of wages for court-ordered restitution in a criminal judgment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 67 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing garnishment of wages for court-ordered restitution in a criminal judgment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 231 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to child support enforcement. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1182 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the issuance of an administrative writ of withholding for the enforcement of a child support obligation. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1449 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, including proceedings for the establishment, modification, and enforcement of child support; providing a civil penalty. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2408 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to delivery to an employer of an order or writ for the withholding of child support from an employee's earnings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3429 79-0 (2005) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to protection of lienholders with respect to wage liens. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 1153 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, including proceedings for the establishment, modification, and enforcement of child support; providing a civil penalty. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 822 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to property subject to a child support lien. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 691 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to income withholding for spousal maintenance; providing a penalty. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1235 70-0 (1987) Author: Valigura, Keith Relating to judgment by default in a garnishment proceeding. House: Judiciary Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2 68-0 (1983) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the enforcement of court-ordered child support, to the method of payment and terms of child support payments, and to possession and access to a child. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HJR 1 68-0 (1983) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow for the assignment of income for the enforcement of court-ordered child support payments. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Filed without the Governor's signature
HB 985 67-0 (1981) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the establishment of the parent-child relationship and to determination, payment, collection, and enforcement of child support. House: Judiciary Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
SB 105 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Edwards, Al
Relating to payment, collection, and enforcement of child support; changing the limitation period for bringing paternity suits. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 472 66-0 (1979) Author: Ezzell, Michael H. Relating to voluntary assignment of wages for the payment of child support; providing penalties. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 192 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to garnishment of wages for certain court-ordered child support and court-ordered temporary support. House: Judiciary Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1271 65-0 (1977) Author: Miller, Chris
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to work-release sentences for certain defendants. House: Social Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 1322 65-0 (1977) Author: Hill, Danny
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to the conditions of a work-release sentence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 1348 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to voluntary assignment of wages for teh payment of child support; providing penalties. House: Judiciary Assigned to General State Calendar
HJR 17 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Proposing an amendment to Article XVI, Section 28, of the Texas Constitution, to allow the garnishment of wages for certain support payments. House: Constitutional Amendments Failed of adoption
HB 387 63-0 (1973) Author: Hawn, Joe Relating to garnishment of wages; providing penalties; and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HJR 19 63-0 (1973) Author: Hawn, Joe Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas giving the legislature the power to provide for the garnishment of wages for the nonpayment of court-ordered child support. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
SJR 33 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas giving the legislature the power to provide for the garnishment of wages for the nonpayment of court-ordered child support. Senate: Jurisprudence Subcommittee hearing date
HJR 62 62-0 (1971) Author: Schulle, Gerhardt | et. al.
Sponsor: Wilson, Charles
Proposing an amendment authorizing the garnishment of current wages by court order for child support obligations.
SJR 11 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, to authorize the garnishment of current wages by court order for child support obligations.
HB 333 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to garnishment of wages.
HB 458 60-0 (1967) Author: Jones, Delwin | et. al. Relating to garnishment of wages.
HJR 11 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Proposing repeal of an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas which prohibits garnishment of wages.
HJR 31 60-0 (1967) Author: Jones, Delwin | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to authorize garnishment of wages to enforce payment of a check.
HB 482 59-0 (1965) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to garnishment of wages.
HB 920 59-0 (1965) Author: Ivy, David M. Relating to the exemption of current wages from garnishment, subjecting a portion to garnishment for certain judgments.
HJR 34 59-0 (1965) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to the garnishment of current wages for personal service.
HJR 59 59-0 (1965) Author: Clayton, Bill Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to garnishing wages.
HJR 74 59-0 (1965) Author: Ivy, David M. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to the garnishment of current wages for personal service.
HB 423 58-0 (1963) Author: Fletcher, Henry A. Providing for the assignment and garnishment of wages to secure payment for child support; providing for the venue of suits to enforce payment; providing remedies for failure to comply; providing that remedies of this Act are in addition to others provided for elsewhere in the Statutes.
HB 494 58-0 (1963) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Relating to the garnishment of current wages for personal services.
HJR 52 58-0 (1963) Author: Jarvis, Ben E. | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to give to the Legislature the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for the garnishment of fifty per cent (50%) of the current wages of a parent for personal services for child support payments in accordance with an Order of a Court of competent jurisdiction.
HJR 54 58-0 (1963) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that current wages for personal services shall never be subject to garnishment except for a debt incurred in the transfer of tangible personal property.
HJR 61 58-0 (1963) Author: Parsley, Bill J. | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the garnishment of current wages in certain cases where a final judgment or decree has determined the existence of liability.
HB 236 57-0 (1961) Author: Jarvis, Ben E. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the assignment and garnishment of wages to secure payment of child support.
HB 1020 57-0 (1961) Author: Fletcher, Henry A. Relating to repealing a certain Statute relating to the garnishment of current wages for personal services.
HJR 12 57-0 (1961) Author: Fletcher, Henry A. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas, to provide that current wages for personal services shall never be subject to garnishment except for a debt incurred in the transfer of tangible personal property; providing for the necessary election and form of the ballot; and providing for the necessary proclamation and publication.
HJR 15 57-0 (1961) Author: Jarvis, Ben E. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to give the Legislature the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for the garnishment of the current wages of a parent for personal services for child support payments in accordance with an order of a court of competent jurisdiction.
HJR 37 56-0 (1959) Author: Day, Jr., James C. "Jimmy" | et. al. Proposing an amendment providing that no current wages for personal services shall be subject to garnishment except as may be provided for the Legislature, providing that in no event may the Legislature provide for the garnishment of more than twenty per cent (20%) of such wages, and providing further that in no event may such garnishment be entertained until after the claim upon which such garnishment is based is reduced to judgment.
SB 79 46-0 (1939) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to amending a certain Statute providing a maximum amount allowable as compensation to a garnishee.
HB 135 37-0 (1921) Author: Bonham, Herbert Spencer | et. al. Relating to a certain Act requiring a garnishee to file his answer in garnishment in all cases and authorizing a default judgment in case of failure to file such answer as required.
SB 6 21-0 (1889) Relating to providing that the defendant in a garnishment suit many replevy the debts or effects garnished.

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