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HB 206 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the Texas Veterans Land Board. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Reason for vote recorded in Journal
HB 773 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to information on projected changes in weather, water availability, and climate variability in strategic plans of certain state agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 997 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to approval and recording requirements for certain conveyances of land owned by political subdivisions to the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1406 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the asset management division of the General Land Office to sell real property to a federally recognized Indian tribe. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1481 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the abolition of the fee established by the commissioner of the General Land Office for processing applications for terminal facility discharge prevention and response certificates. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1625 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the procedures for the enforcement by the General Land Office of the Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act of 1991. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1644 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to transferring charge and control of a painting entitled "The Spirit of the Alamo Lives On." House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1685 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the authority of the General Land Office to sell retail electric power. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1831 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to the Alamo complex account; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2512 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to a study regarding the feasibility of creating a mechanism by which a governmental entity could acquire small parcels of real property in an area and convey them to a developer in order to ensure the property is developed in compliance with model subdivision rules. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2690 85-0 (2017) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al. Relating to the allocation of certain state hotel occupancy tax revenue. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2700 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the issuance of childhood cancer awareness license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3402 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3689 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles over real property and to the transfer of specific property from the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 736 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis
Relating to a report on the sale of retail electric power by the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 743 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the abolition of the fee established by the commissioner of the General Land Office for processing applications for terminal facility discharge prevention and response certificates. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1349 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles over real property and to the transfer of specific property from the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1596 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a study regarding the feasibility of creating a mechanism by which a governmental entity could acquire small parcels of real property in an area and convey them to a developer in order to ensure the property is developed in compliance with model subdivision rules. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1597 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a requirement that the General Land Office conduct an evaluation and submit a report regarding the use of wind and solar power to desalinate brackish groundwater on real property owned by the state. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1673 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to natural disaster housing recovery. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 615 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to authorizing the sale of certain real property held by the Health and Human Services Commission to the City of Rusk. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 830 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the issuance of Alamo specialty license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1588 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the validity of certain timeshare interests. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1925 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the transfer of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2031 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the diversion, treatment, and use of marine seawater and the discharge of treated marine seawater and waste resulting from the desalination of marine seawater; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2316 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the authority of the asset management division of the General Land Office to sell real property to a federally recognized Indian tribe. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Considered in public hearing
HB 2521 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the allocation and use of payments received under oil and gas leases of land owned by the state for a county road. House: County Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2879 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to a study by the General Land Office regarding the feasibility of creating a mechanism by which a governmental entity could acquire small parcels of real property in an area and convey them to a developer in order to ensure the property is developed in compliance with model subdivision rules. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 2968 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the preservation of the Alamo complex and surrounding area and to the Alamo Preservation Advisory Board. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3718 84-0 (2015) Author: Spitzer, Stuart | et. al. Relating to the possible use of certain state-owned land for border security. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 3439 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2968. Reported enrolled
SB 77 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 191 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to a prohibition on ownership, control, or management of the Alamo complex by a foreign entity. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 204 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the continuation of the functions of the Department of Aging and Disability Services; increasing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 350 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the duties of the General Land Office and other state agencies with regard to the accounting for and management of real property owned by the state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 991 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to a requirement that the General Land Office conduct a study regarding the use of wind or solar power to desalinate brackish groundwater. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1038 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a study by the General Land Office regarding the feasibility of creating a mechanism by which a governmental entity could acquire small parcels of real property in an area and convey them to a developer in order to ensure the property is developed in compliance with model subdivision rules. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1327 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the Alamo preservation fund and the establishment of an Alamo preservation fund advisory committee. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1376 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to natural disaster housing recovery. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1730 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the administration by the General Land Office of money allocated to this state from the national Housing Trust Fund. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2054 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Juvenile Justice Department to the State Orphans Home Alumni Association. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 378 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 622 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the report by the General Land Office to the legislature on the effectiveness of the coastal management program. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 724 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to study unclaimed land grant mineral proceeds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1363 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2089 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the powers and duties of the General Land Office, including the abolition of the Texas Facilities Commission and the transfer of its duties to the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2107 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Facilities Commission; authorizing fees. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 2623 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the authority of certain counties and the General Land Office to temporarily close a beach or beach access point. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 3016 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the application of municipal zoning regulations to certain commercial property in which the General Land Office retains an ownership interest. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3217 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to authorizing certain real property transactions involving the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3279 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the uprooting of seagrass plants; creating an offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3811 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the planning and contracting process for certain state agencies and state property; authorizing fees. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3853 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the promotion of Texas energy products, services and technologies in the global marketplace. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3856 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to building workforce skills to compete for trade-related jobs, business opportunities and investment. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 78 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 133 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the use of certain state property for community food gardens. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 211 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Facilities Commission and to property development plans in connection with governmental entities; authorizing fees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 835 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1295 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to state agency purchasing. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1536 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the Texas military; imposing criminal penalties; authorizing fees. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1549 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to pre-event disaster recovery program administration contracts in certain counties. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 1574 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authority of certain counties and the General Land Office to temporarily close a beach or beach access point. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1699 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the application of municipal zoning regulations to certain commercial property in which the General Land Office retains an ownership interest. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 1733 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to a study regarding the creation of dunes on the gulf coast for storm surge protection. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1784 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to establishing the Texas Landowner Ombudsman office in the General Land Office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 244 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the responsibilities of the Department of Family and Protective Services as trustee of the Parrie Haynes Trust. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 977 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1414 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to authorizing the sale of certain state land along the Canadian River bed. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 1727 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the sale and sale and leaseback of certain state property. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2250 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the abolition of the Coastal Coordination Council and the transfer of its functions to the General Land Office. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2373 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to control over state facilities and to the abolition of the Texas Facilities Commission and the transfer of its duties to the General Land Office. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2404 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a privilege fee for state-owned housing provided to certain state employees by a state agency. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2664 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to the abolition of the Texas Facilities Commission and the transfer of its duties to the comptroller, General Land Office, and State Preservation Board. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2870 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2879 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to the abolishment of the Texas Historical Commission and the transfer of its duties to the Parks and Wildlife Commission, the General Land Office, and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2969 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to authorizing the sale of certain real property held by certain state agencies. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2970 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the abolition of the Texas Facilities Commission and the transfer of its duties to the General Land Office. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3726 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the preservation and maintenance of the Alamo by the General Land Office. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/11
HCR 95 82-0 (2011) Author: Morrison, Geanie Granting Grandfather's Blind, Ltd., and Donner Properties permission to sue the State of Texas, the General Land Office, and the School Land Board. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 109 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Proposing a constitutional amendment to clarify references to the permanent school fund, to allow the General Land Office to distribute revenue derived from permanent school fund land or other properties to the available school fund, and to provide for an increase in the market value of the permanent school fund for the purpose of allowing increased distributions from the available school fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HR 2549 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3726. Reported enrolled
SB 184 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the use of certain state property for community food gardens. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 424 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 656 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the abolition of the Coastal Coordination Council and the transfer of its functions to the General Land Office. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1179 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education and other obsolete provisions of law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1538 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the abolition of the Texas Facilities Commission and the transfer of its duties to the General Land Office. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1841 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the preservation and maintenance of the Alamo by the General Land Office. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 5 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Proposing a constitutional amendment to clarify references to the permanent school fund, to allow the General Land Office to distribute revenue derived from permanent school fund land or other properties to the available school fund, and to provide for an increase in the market value of the permanent school fund for the purpose of allowing increased distributions from the available school fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Postponed
SR 1204 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3726. Consideration withdrawn
HR 197 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
SB 2 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Appropriating money for the support of state government for the period beginning September 1, 2011, and ending August 31, 2013; and authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending the appropriated funds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SR 105 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
HB 2457 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the duty of the General Land Office to clean, maintain, and clear debris from a public beach affected by a declared disaster. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3971 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to the funding of certain activities of the General Land Office pertaining to the management of coastal public land. House: Land & Resource Management Postponed
HB 4409 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to emergency preparation and management. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
SB 539 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the funding of certain activities of the General Land Office pertaining to the management of coastal public land. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1293 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the duty of the General Land Office to clean, maintain, and clear debris from a public beach affected by a declared disaster. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SCR 43 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Granting Jimmy Glen Riemer, Richard Coon, Jr., June Meetze Coon Trust, Johnson Borger Ranch Partnership, and W. R. Edwards, Jr., permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SCR 47 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Granting permission for Grandfather's Blind, Ltd., and Donner Properties to sue the State of Texas, General Land Office, and School Land Board. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 699 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the confidentiality of certain information involving real estate transactions of the School Land Board, Veterans' Land Board, General Land Office, or land commissioner. House: Land & Resource Management Considered in Calendars
HB 1382 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to authorizing the sale of certain real property held by the Department of Public Safety. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1504 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the funding and promotion of the Save Texas History and Adopt-A-Beach programs of the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management No action taken in committee
HB 1679 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the General Land Office's determination as to the existence of vacant public school land. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1853 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to exempting certain state agencies from certain laws relating to real property transactions. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2518 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the posting by the General Land Office of information about the process for purchasing commercial real estate from the School Land Board. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2819 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the management and protection of coastal public land and other coastal resources; providing for administrative penalties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3486 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the authority of the asset management division of the General Land Office to sell real property to an economic development corporation. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3560 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Relating to transferring to the comptroller the duties of the Texas Building and Procurement Commission that do not primarily concern state facilities and renaming the commission the Texas Facilities Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
HCR 164 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Encouraging the United States and Mexican federal governments to reopen the bridge and border crossing at La Linda, Coahuila, Mexico. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Signed by the Governor
HCR 287 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim Requesting the General Land Office to study acceptable appraisal methodology relating to the sale of residential and commercial leased property held by special districts of the state. Received from the House
SB 214 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to authorizing the transfer for consideration of certain fractional mineral interests held by the state to certain landowners. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 467 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the funding and promotion of the Save Texas History and Adopt-A-Beach programs of the General Land Office. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 567 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the General Land Office's determination as to the existence of vacant public school land. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 596 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information involving real estate transactions of the School Land Board, Veterans' Land Board, General Land Office, or Commissioner of the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 751 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the management of coastal public land. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 771 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to exempting certain state agencies from certain laws relating to real property transactions. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 863 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the authority of the commissioner of the General Land Office to accept, approve, and file corrected field notes to certain tracts of land in El Paso County and Hudspeth County. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1507 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the transfer of the primary duties of the Texas Building and Procurement Commission to the comptroller and the General Land Office. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 1509 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the authority of the asset management division of the General Land Office to sell real property to an economic development corporation. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SCR 48 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Encouraging the United States and Mexican federal governments to reopen the bridge and border crossing at La Linda, Coahuila, Mexico. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SCR 68 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel Granting Jimmy Glen Riemer, Richard Coon, Jr., June Meetze Coon Trust, Johnson Borger Ranch Partnership, and W. R. Edwards, Jr., permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 860 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to charitable contributions by state employees to certain General Land Office programs. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 887 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the restoration by the landowner of private property affected by coastal erosion. House: Land & Resource Management Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 957 79-0 (2005) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the valuation of state-owned real property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1117 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to studies or projects concerning coastal erosion that may be undertaken by the General Land Office in conjunction with qualified project partners. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1139 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to certain bonds required for employees of the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1740 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to authorizing the City of Aransas Pass to acquire certain state property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2203 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the General Land Office and the disposition of certain unsurveyed public school land. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2417 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to statutory authority for the legislature to make or reduce appropriations to certain governmental entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2689 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to a temporary moratorium on the authority of the General Land Office to lease the right to produce groundwater from state land or facilitate a water marketing initiative. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3340 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to surveys accepted for filing in the official records of the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HCR 132 79-0 (2005) Author: Luna, Vilma
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Granting the John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation permission to sue the state, the General Land Office, the School Land Board, and Jerry Patterson. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Natural Resources
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 284 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to charitable contributions by state employees to certain General Land Office programs. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 459 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the valuation of state-owned real property. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 517 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to studies or projects concerning coastal erosion that may be undertaken by the General Land Office in conjunction with qualified project partners. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 570 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the requirement of a surety bond for a receiver of the General Land Office. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1103 79-0 (2005) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the powers and duties of the General Land Office and the disposition of certain unsurveyed public school land. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1127 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the presence of open water lifeguards on all public beaches in this state. Senate: Natural Resources Refer to s/c on Ag & Coastal Resc by Pres
SB 1560 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the funding of coastal erosion response activities and the coastal management program. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1602 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to surveys accepted by the Commissioner of the General Land Office for filing in the official records of the General Land Office. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1613 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority for the legislature to make or reduce appropriations to certain governmental entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 248 79-3 (2006) Author: Janek, Kyle Commending the Oil Spill Prevention and Response officers of the General Land Office for their efforts following Hurricane Katrina. Reported enrolled
HB 917 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the authority of counties and municipalities to incur debt to participate in erosion response projects undertaken by the General Land Office. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1106 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to presumptions for state land records. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1306 78-0 (2003) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information relating to real property purchased or sold by certain state entities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1402 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George Relating to oil spill prevention and response. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1456 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the share of the cost of a coastal erosion study or project required to be paid by a qualified project partner under an agreement with the commissioner of the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1563 78-0 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to charitable contributions by state employees to the General Land Office's Adopt-A-Map/Adopt-A-Document Program. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2044 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the powers and duties of the General Land Office and the accounting and disposition of state-owned real property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2065 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the authority of the General Land Office to sell certain state-owned real property. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 3044 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to written comments by the General Land Office regarding leases executed by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Organization
HB 3156 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3442 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to certain expenditures, charges, and other financial matters of certain governmental entities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/03
HCR 294 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 2044. Signed by the Governor
HR 1795 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2044. Reported enrolled
HR 1850 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3442. Reported enrolled
SB 619 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to oil spill prevention and response. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 641 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to presumptions for state land records. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 710 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the share of the cost of a coastal erosion study or project required to be paid by a qualified project partner under an agreement with the commissioner of the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1091 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the composition of the Recycling Market Development Board and the termination of certain duties of the General Land Office relating to the board and the recycling awareness campaign. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1121 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the powers and duties of the General Land Office and the accounting and disposition of state-owned real property. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1603 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Casteel, Carter
Relating to charitable contributions by state employees to the General Land Office's Adopt-A-Map/Adopt-A-Document Program. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1713 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the confidentiality of certain information relating to real property purchased or sold by certain state agencies. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Land and Resource Management
SB 1863 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 11 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Granting Snowmass, Inc., and Elizabeth S. and Samuel H. Vester, Jr., permission to sue the state and the General Land Office. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 22 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Granting Edmund and Ruben Kappler permission to sue the state and the General Land Office. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2138 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the confidentiality of the location or sale price of certain real property sold or purchased by the state. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2144 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to certain purchases by the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2796 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to a trust fund for the purpose of maintaining and preserving the Capitol, the General Land Office Building, their contents, and their grounds. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
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HB 3410 77-0 (2001) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the sale and lease of vacant and unsurveyed public school land. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3426 77-0 (2001) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the transfer of responsibility for responding to and cleaning up certain oil discharges in coastal areas to the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3502 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the disposition of certain real property owned by the state. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HCR 242 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Granting Gulf Marine Institute of Technology permission to sue the state and the General Land Office. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Finance
Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1058 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to certain purchases by the General Land Office. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1414 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the confidentiality of the location or sale price of certain real property sold or purchased by the state. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1624 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to a trust fund for the purpose of maintaining and preserving the Capitol, the General Land Office Building, their contents, and their grounds. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 1672 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to the disposition of certain real property owned by the state. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Returned from the Governor
SB 1806 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the sale and lease of vacant and unsurveyed public school land. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SCR 48 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel Granting Cyral and Patricia Farley permission to sue the state and the General Land Office. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SCR 70 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Recalling S.B. No. 1672 from the governor. Signed by the Governor
HB 1648 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to management of real property and construction and management of certain improvements by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Land & Resource Management Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1800 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the transfer by the General Land Office to the City of Texas City the state's interest in certain real property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 2048 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the authority of the state to obtain electricity and to sell or convey that electricity. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2618 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the authority of a municipality to lease or sell property used for the purpose of operating certain properties located on certain state-owned lands. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2813 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to notice of availability of coastal public lands for lease. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 3691 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the acquisition by the state of a municipal airport in the city of Austin that is no longer operated as a municipal airport. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 199 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to management of real property and construction and management of certain improvements by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 937 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to notice of availability of coastal public lands for lease. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1152 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the authority of the state to obtain electricity and to sell or convey that electricity. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1667 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to the authority of a municipality to lease or sell property used for the purpose of operating certain properties located on certain state-owned lands. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2914 75-0 (1997) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Galloway, Michael
Relating to the conveyance by the General Land Office of the state's interest in certain real property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2741 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the operation and re-creation of the dedicated accounts known as the General Land Office special account and the veterans housing program fee account. House: Appropriations Referred to subcommittee
HJR 30 74-0 (1995) Author: Cook, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the commissioner of the General Land Office to issue mineral patents for certain university fund land held in good faith under color of title for at least 50 years. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2658 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike Relating to the right and authority of the Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office to acquire, hold, and dispose of surplus federal property. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 91 73-0 (1993) Author: Cook, John Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the commissioner of the General Land Office to issue mineral patents for certain university fund land held in good faith under color of title for at least 50 years. House: Energy Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1072 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the conveyance by the General Land Office of the state's interest in certain real property previously conveyed by the state to the city of Port Arthur. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 808 72-0 (1991) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the powers and duties of the Commissioner of the General Land Office regarding processing, resource recovery, and recycling of solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 884 72-0 (1991) Author: Fleuriet, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to an emergency appropriation to the General Land Office for the demolition and removal of the Old Queen Isabella Causeway State Fishing Pier. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1135 72-0 (1991) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the transfer of administration of beach cleaning funds from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the General Land Office. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2110 72-0 (1991) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to emergency appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 365 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to an emergency appropriation to the General Land Office for the demolition and removal of the Old Queen Isabella Causeway State Fishing Pier. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1238 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the transfer of administration of beach cleaning funds from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the General Land Office. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on table subject to call in subcommittee
SJR 11 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the commissioner of the General Land Office to issue patents for certain public free school fund land held in good faith under color of title for at least 50 years. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 32 72-1 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to an appropriation to the General Land Office for the demolition and removal of the Old Queen Isabella Causeway State Fishing Pier. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 180 72-1 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Recognizing the Texas General Land Office and Ruth's Chris Steakhouse for their Town Lake Cleanup Campaign scheduled for Saturday, August 17, 1991. Reported enrolled
HB 1883 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the utilization of gas power by state agencies under the General Land Office jurisdiction; the cooperation of state agencies in the use of gas power and their ability to charge for excess capacity and... House: Energy Pending in committee
HCR 40 71-0 (1989) Author: Willy, John Granting the Brazos River Harbor Navigation District permission to sue the State of Texas, the School Land Board, and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HCR 146 71-0 (1989) Author: Rangel, Irma Granting John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation permission to sue the General Land Office and the State of Texas. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HCR 228 71-0 (1989) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Granting Highland Farms Trust and others permission to sue the State of Texas, the General Land Office and the School Land Board. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HCR 282 71-0 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert Granting NCNB Texas National Bank permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 968 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the utilization of gas power by state agencies under the General Land Office jurisdiction; the cooperation of state agencies in the use of gas power and their ability to charge for . . . Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1571 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Wallace III, Ralph
Relating to the coastal management coordinating responsibilities of the General Land Office. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1680 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the transfer of administration of beach cleaning funds from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the General Land Office. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 1775 71-0 (1989) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to real estate transactions involving state-owned real property by the asset management division of the General Land Office. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
SCR 36 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Granting the Brazos River Harbor Navigation District permission to sue the state, the School Land Board, and the General Land Office. Senate: Jurisprudence Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SCR 72 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Granting Clinton Manges and Duval County Ranch Company permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SCR 101 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Granting the John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. Senate: Jurisprudence Tagged in committee
SCR 134 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Granting Highland Farms Trust and others permission to sue the State of Texas, the General Land Office and the School Land Board. Senate: Jurisprudence Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HCR 12 71-1 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert Granting NCNB Texas National Bank permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
SCR 15 71-1 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Granting NCNB Texas National Bank permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 21 71-2 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to appropriations for the coastal management coordinating responsibilities of the General Land Office. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 12 71-2 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Granting the City of Pasadena permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HCR 49 71-3 (1990) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Granting Natland Corporation and the Port of Corpus Christi Authority permission to sue the state and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SCR 9 71-3 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Granting the City of Pasadena of Harris County, Texas and other parties, permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HCR 38 71-4 (1990) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Granting Natland Corporation and the Port of Corpus Christi permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SCR 4 71-4 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Granting the City of Pasadena and other parties permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Reported favorably with substitute
HCR 8 71-5 (1990) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Granting the city of Pasadena permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HB 2359 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the administration of certain state land by the commissioner of the General Land Office and the School Land Board. House: Energy Pending in committee
HCR 147 70-0 (1987) Author: Rangel, Irma Granting the John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 478 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the acquiring and granting of interests in and management of personal or real property assets of the state and permanent school fund; providing a civil penalty. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SCR 100 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos Granting the John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HCR 46 70-2 (1987) Author: Rangel, Irma Granting John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 14 70-2 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the conveyance of state-owned real property and described real property and to disposition of the proceeds. Senate: State Affairs Motion withdrawn
SCR 35 70-2 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos Granting the John G. and Maire Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
HB 1679 69-0 (1985) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the conveyance of certain land in Tyler County under the control of the General Land Office in exchange for certain land in Cherokee County under the control of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1723 69-0 (1985) Author: Adkisson, Tommy Relating to the cleanup and restoration following an oil discharge or spill and to the assessment and collection of penalties and damages, and receipt of injunctive relief, for the discharge and spill of oil and other environmental damage. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1952 69-0 (1985) Author: Shaw, Larry
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the powers and duties of the General Land Office and the School Land Board, agreements with the United States relating to certain information about oil and gas production, the management of certain public land and natural resources, and the acquisition and sale of property subject to escheat. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HCR 1 69-0 (1985) Author: Lee, Don
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Granting Executive Condominiums, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HCR 101 69-0 (1985) Author: Johnson, Cliff
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Granting Mongo P. Edmonson, E.M. (Boggy) James, Home Equity Company and Fern L. James permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed w/o the Governor's signature
HCR 227 69-0 (1985) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Granting Eugene T. McLaughlin and Cara Houchins Hughes permission to sue the state and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
SB 43 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the acquisition, disposition, accounting, and management of certain state property; to the creation and use of the Texas capital trust fund; to establishing an asset management division in the General Land Office and the powers and duties of the division and the Commissioner of the General Land Office; and to transfer of real estate records from the State Purchasing and General Services Commission to the asset management division. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 493 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to management of public lands, to the continuation, administration, powers, and duties of the School Land Board, to the powers and duties of the commissioner of the General Land Office, to the authority of the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to execute grants of easements on university land, to the powers and duties of boards for lease of land owned by the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife and the Texas Department of Corrections, and to the abolition of certain boards for lease of state departments,boards, and agencies, including the Board for Lease of Eleemosynary and State Memorial Park Lands, and the transfer of those boards' leasing authority to the School Land Board; creating certain special funds in the State Treasury, amending the following sections and subsections of the Natural Resources Code: 21.041, 21.072(b), 32.001(4), 32.018, 32.061, 32.062, 32.107(c), 34.002 34.001, 34.051, 34.057, 34.064, 51.019, 51.121, 51.124, 51.125, 51.291, 51.296, 51.299, 51.302(a), 52.016, 52.131(c) and (e), 52.172, 52.321, 53.322, 52.324, and 53.163; adding Subchapter E to Chapter 31 and Subchapter E to Chapter 32 and Subchapter I to Chapter 51 and the following Sections and Subsections 32.002, 32.003, 32.0121, 32.0122, 32.0123, 32.0171, 32.024, 32.025, 32.026, 32.064, 32.065, 32.066, 32.1071, 32.1072, 32.1073, 32.157, 34.0131 through 34.0135, 34.0191, 34.0192, 34.065, 34.066, 51.131, 51.293(c), 52.131(f),(g),(h), and (i),52.187, 52.297, and 53.155; and repealing Sections 31.101 through 31.108, 32.108, 34.058 through 34.063, 34.101 through 34.185, 51.055 and Chapters 35 and 36, and Section 4, Chapter 11; Acts of the 68th Legislature, 1983. House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 710 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to an appropriation to the General Land Office for surveying certain riverbed property in Hutchinson and Roberts counties. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 762 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Tallas, Jim
Relating to the conveyance of a right-of-way in certain state-owned property in Fort Bend County. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1224 69-0 (1985) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the conveyance of certain land in Tyler County under the control of the General Land Office in exchange for certain land in Cherokee County under the control of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1350 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the conveyance of state-owned real property and described real property and to disposition and appropriation of the proceeds. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SCR 173 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Granting Eugene T. McLaughlin and Cara Houchins Hughes permission to sue the state. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1113 68-0 (1983) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to certain fees imposed by the General Land Office and the Veterans Land Board. House: Environmental Affairs Postponed
HB 2388 68-0 (1983) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the conveyance of certain state real property in Jefferson County to the city of Port Arthur. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HCR 146 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Granting Marathon Oil Company permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Filed without the Governor's signature
HCR 159 68-0 (1983) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Granting Speedman Oil Company permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Filed without the Governor's signature
HCR 229 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Granting Southern States Exploration, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Filed without the Governor's signature
HCR 230 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Granting Maria G. Gonzalez, Gutierrez Gonzalez Venture, Ltd. and others permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Filed without the Governor's signature
HCR 233 68-0 (1983) Author: Hanna, Joe
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Granting Genevieve Sewell Conner, Joann Pankey, James L. Sewell, Phyllis R. Sewell, Edward L. Sewell, Jr. and Thomas D. Sewell permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Filed without the Governor's signature
HCR 238 68-0 (1983) Author: Waldrop, Tom Granting John B. McDonald, Jerry Calhoun, J. Christopher Kolstad, Bobby Reed, and Joe Cannon permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Referred to Committee on Administration
SB 282 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Presnal, Bill
Making a supplemental appropriation to the General Land Office. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 390 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John Relating to fees imposed by the Veterans Land Board, the General Land Office, the Commissioner of the General Land Office, and boards for the lease or sale of public lands. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SCR 115 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Granting L. Moody Bennett permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Filed without the Governor's signature
SCR 122 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Waldrop, Tom
Granting John B. McDonald, Jerry Calhoun, J. Christopher Kolstad, Bobby Reed, and Joe Cannon permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Filed without the Governor's signature
HCR 47 68-2 (1984) Author: Lee, Don Granting Executive Condominiums, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Referred to Committee on Administration
HB 856 67-0 (1981) Author: Valles, Robert "Bob" Relating to the purchase by the state of certain improved real property in El Paso County for use as a community center. House: Appropriations Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HCR 55 67-0 (1981) Author: Atkinson, Hamp
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Granting William D. Garren and Johnny Frank Garren permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 112 67-0 (1981) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Granting Jessie Johnson permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs No action taken
HCR 193 67-0 (1981) Author: Wright, Brad Granting H. D. Schwarz, Jr., Louis C. Lechenger, Lois S. Rottersmann, Charlotte S. Friedmann, and Pauline L. Morgenstern permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HCR 217 67-0 (1981) Author: Buchanan, J. W. Granting Billy M. Gillman permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs House passage reported
HCR 218 67-0 (1981) Author: Buchanan, J. W. Granting Lloyd Muennink permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs House passage reported
HCR 14 67-1 (1981) Author: Buchanan, J. W. Granting Billy M. Gillman permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 15 67-1 (1981) Author: Buchanan, J. W. Granting Lloyd Muennink permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SCR 15 67-1 (1981) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Buchanan, J. W.
Granting Lloyd Muennink permission to sue the state and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Signed by the Governor
SCR 16 67-1 (1981) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Buchanan, J. W.
Granting Billy M. Gillman permission to sue the state and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Signed by the Governor
HB 365 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to the identification and preservation of certain natural areas in the state. House: Environmental Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 963 66-0 (1979) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the authority of the General Land Office to reimburse certain employees for the expense of appointment as a notary public. House: Environmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1789 66-0 (1979) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to the sale of certain state-owned land by the commissioner of the General Land Office. House: State Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 416 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the authority of the General Land Office to reimburse certain employees for certain expenses of appointment as a notary public. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SCR 42 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Coleman, Ronald
Granting H.D. Schwartz, Jr.; Louis C. Lechenger; Lois S. Rottersman; Charlotte S. Friedmann; and Pauline L. Morgenstern permission to sue the state. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 995 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike An Act granting the Certifying Agency the duty and authority to certify those coastal wetlands which are essential to the public interest; granting the Acquiring Agency the authority to acquire fee and lesser interest such lands and to preserve and manage such lands in the public interest; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HCR 43 65-0 (1977) Author: Chavez, Melchor
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Granting National Seafoods, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 63 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike Requesting the General Land Office and the Coastal Management Advisory Committee to continue development of the Texas Coastal Management Program, and submit the program for certification by the Secretary of Commerce. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
SB 578 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
Granting the certifying agency, the General Land Office, the duty and authority to certify those coastal wetlands which are essential to the public interest; providing procedures for certification; exempting certain agricultural lands; granting the acquiring agency, the Parks and Wildlife Department, the authority to acquire fee or lesser interest in such lands and to preserve and manage such lands in the public interest; providing the source of funds to compensate the owners therefor. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
HB 1442 64-0 (1975) Author: Caraway, Bill Relating to fees charged by the General Land Office. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2243 64-0 (1975) Author: Presnal, Bill Providing for transfers to a special fund of Two Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,500,000) from the Operator's and Chauffeur's License Fund and Five Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($5,500,000) from the Motor Vehicle Inspection Fund; making an appropriation to the General Land Office for a specific purpose. House: Appropriations Considered by committee in public hearing
HCR 148 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Directing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to seek acquisition of the federally-owned portion of Matagorda Island. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by Governor
SB 492 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Caraway, Bill
Relating to fees charged by the General Land Office. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 872 64-0 (1975) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to the Board of Managers of the Texas State Railroad; transferring to the General Land Office certain powers, duties, functions, property and records of the Board of Managers of the Texas State Railroad; abolishing the Board of Managers of the Texas State Railroad. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SCR 86 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Directing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission, in cooperation with the General Land Office, to seek acquisition of the federally-owned portion of Matagorda Island for the purpose of combining it with the state-owned portion to create a unique island state park of matchless beauty for the benefit of all Texans and to continue its ongoing program of providing state beach parks on our Gulf Coast Islands and Peninsulas; requesting that the Speaker of the House and Lieutenant Governor initiate the creation of a special joint committee to facilitate the acquisition of land necessary for a Matagorda Island state park and to recommend possible uses and development of the park; providing that official copies of this resolution be prepared for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission, the General Land Commissioner, and all members of the Texas delegation to the United States Congress as an expression of the will of the 64th Legislature of the State of Texas. Senate: Administration Referred to Committee on Administration
HB 1571 63-0 (1973) Author: Caldwell, Neil
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Repealing Chapter 6, Page 526, Acts of the 46th Legislature, General Laws, Regular Session, 1939 (Article 6070c-1, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); transferring the land involved to the General Land Office; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1015 62-0 (1971) Author: Baker, George
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to authorizing the commissioner of the General Land Office to convey to the United States government any right, title, or interest of the State of Texas in certain sections of land situated in the Big Bend National Park at an appraised price or to trade any right, title, or interest of the State of Texas in those sections of land in exchange for other land of equal value belonging to the United States government on an appraised value basis.
HB 1851 62-0 (1971) Author: Bass, Bill
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to authorizing the commissioner of the General Land Office to sell and convey to the Boy Scouts of America the state's interest in and to a certain described tract of land in Henderson County, Texas.
HB 1877 62-0 (1971) Author: Coats, Sam Relating to providing for an inventory of all land uses within the State of Texas.
SB 303 60-0 (1967) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Relating to repealing certain statutes; providing that any applications for Patents of Mineral Rights which have not been issued by the General Land Office on the effective date hereof shall be null and void.
HB 824 58-0 (1963) Author: Davis, William S. "Bill" Relating to providing for transfer of moneys now on deposit in the State Treasury to the credit of the Veterans Land Board Special Fund, the Land Office Special Sale Fee Fund, and the Land Office Permit Fee Fund to a single fund in the State Treasury to be known as the State Lands Fund; abolishing the enumerated funds; providing an effective date of this Act.
HB 625 57-0 (1961) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to amending a certain Act providing that certain fees collected by the General Land Office be deposited in the General Revenue Fund; abolishing the Land Office Special Sale Fee Fund; transferring the unexpended balance in that fund to the General Revenue Fund; providing an effective date.
HB 656 57-0 (1961) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to appropriating revenues accruing to Veterans Land Board Special Fund, No. 52 and any balance on hand in such fund to the General Land Office.
SB 367 57-0 (1961) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to fees charged for services rendered by the General Land Office.
HB 359 55-0 (1957) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to transferring a certain tract of land located on Brazos Island in Cameron County from the General Land Office to the Texas State Parks Board; reserving the mineral estate.
SB 348 55-0 (1957) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the prospecting of land belonging to the state for certain minerals.
HB 792 54-0 (1955) Author: Hardeman, Jr., D. Barnard | et. al. Relating to directing the State Auditor to make a complete examination and detailed audit of all books, accounts and other records of business transacted by the General Land Office, School Land Board, and Veteran's Land Board, and of any other department commission, board, or agency, however named, which has been directly or indirectly involved in financial or other transactions or dealings with the General Land Office, since January 1, 1939; directing cooperation and aid of other state departments and offices; granting the State Auditor power to administer oaths to witnesses, subpoena witnesses and records in custody, and to examine, audit, inspect and make copies of books, records or files of public and private agencies or individuals involved in dealings with the General Land Office since January 1, 1939; providing for special reports to be filed on this examination and audit with the Governor and other state officials; providing for prompt disclosure of improper practices, incompetency, or evidence of illegal transactions and for proper action and disposition of such matters; providing for an appropriation for payment of necessary expenses of the State Auditor in making this audit and examination; providing for severability.
HB 629 50-0 (1947) Author: Sallas, Jonathan Benjamin Relating to creating a Bureau of Controlled Surveying and Mapping for the State of Texas.
SB 76 48-0 (1943) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the conditions of payment for State lands in the event of death of any purchaser of school land.
SB 275 48-0 (1943) Author: Bullock, Pat M. Relating to amending certain laws providing for a rental payment of $.10 per acre, to accompany each mineral prospect permit application.
HB 311 46-0 (1939) Author: Keith, Joseph Arthur "Joe" Relating to making certain emergency appropriations for the General Land Office and Executive Department.
SB 281 46-0 (1939) Author: Roberts, Morris | et. al. Relating to abolishing the office of State Reclamation Engineer; transferring to and vesting the functions in the Commissioner of the General Land Office.
SB 49 44-1 (1935) Relating to providing additional clerks for the General Land Office.
HB 100 43-1 (1933) Relating to making appropriation for the support and maintenance of the General Land Office and particularly making an appropriation for a special audit to be made by or under the direction of the Commissioner of the General Land Office of all books and accounts of oil companies relative to the bonus and rentals due on sold public school lands.
HB 18 40-0 (1927) Author: Daniel, Roy Joyner | et. al. Relating to defining, regulating and licensing real estate brokers; creating the real estate division of the General Land Office and providing for the appointment of a supervisor of such division.
HB 9 39-0 (1925) Author: Foster, Benjamin Frank Relating to the advertisement and sale of public free school and asylum land. House: Public Lands and Buildings
HB 562 39-0 (1925) Author: Raymer, Jr., Felix A. Relating to validating assignments of not less than forty acres of a permit or lease for oil and gas on University lands and fresh water lakes, and not less than one thousand linear feet of any river bed in this State, where such assignments were executed and delivered before the passage of this act. House: State Affairs
HB 569 39-0 (1925) Author: Maxwell, Homer Robert Relating to validating all homestead claims or preemptions filed in the General Land Office July 16, 1888, and on which the residence of the first assignee cannot be proved but on which the second assignee has lived twenty years or more, and authorizing patents to be issued thereon. House: Public Lands and Buildings
SB 135 39-0 (1925) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin Relating to authorizing owners of oil and gas permits and leases on University Land to sell and transfer same as a whole or in tracts not less than forty acres except in cases where a less quantity remains in a permit or lease. Senate: Public Land and Land Office
SB 50 36-0 (1919) Author: Buchanan, Charles R. Relating to amending certain statute relating to fees chargeable by the General Land Office of Texas.
SB 6 36-2 (1919) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to employ additional help until August 31st, 1919, present year, making an appropriation.
HB 83 35-4 (1918) Author: Bryan, E. R. | et. al. Relating to amending Article 3842 Revised Civil Statutes of 1911 relating to fees chargeable by the General Land Office of Texas.
HB 84 35-4 (1918) Author: Bryan, E. R. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts relating to the development of minerals in public lands by requiring applications to be file din the General Land Office and providing that permits shall be issued to the one who makes the highest cash offer for the area in addition to the one-eighth royalty, and providing for the employment of a mineral inspector and making an appropriation therefor.
SB 37 35-4 (1918) Author: Buchanan, Charles R. Relating to amending certain laws relating to fees chargeable by the General Land Office of Texas.
SB 281 34-0 (1915) Author: Johnson, Willard Arnold Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the filing in the General Land Office of chains of transfer to lands in cases where such transfers have been executed by heirs, executors, administrators or survivors in community of deceased persons or by the guardian of persons of unsound mind or minors.
HB 582 33-0 (1913) Author: Woods, John William "Cowboy Speaker" Relating to providing for the division of school land surveys on the records of the General Land Office and the patenting of portions thereof in less than whole tracts without transfers.
HB 823 33-0 (1913) Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee Relating to the filing in the General Land Office of chains of title to portions of the sold public free school lands, university and asylum lands.
HB 19 32-0 (1911) Relating to providing for the filing in the General Land Office of chains of transfer of title to portions of sold public free school lands, University and asylum lands, of this State.
HB 51 31-2 (1909) Relating to regulating the manner and form of making payments to the State for public lands; to define the duties of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, the State Treasurer and the Comptroller of Public Accounts in respect thereto; and to repeal Article 4046, Revised Civil Statutes of 1895.
HB 513 30-0 (1907) Relating to validating sales of school lands to actual settlers in such cases as the applicant did settle on the land within the time required by law, but did not file in the General Land Office the affidavit of settlement within the time required by law, but did settle and in person or by legally substituted assignee continued to reside upon the land in good faith.
SB 34 27-0 (1901) Relating to appropriating the sum of $225.00 for the use of the General Land Office to purchase stamps to enable said office to conduct business for the remainder of the year ending February 28, 1901.
HB 364 26-0 (1899) Relating to empowering the Governor of the State of Texas, together with the Commissioner of the General Land Office of said State, to employ four additional clerks, or so many thereof as may be necessary, to tabulate the account in the General Land Office between the State of Texas and the permanent school fund, and making an appropriation thereof.
SB 222 26-0 (1899) Relating to authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office, with the consent and approval of the Governor, to appoint two State land agents, prescribing their duty, fixing their salaries, making an appropriation therefor; providing for the recovery for the depredation upon timber and for the use or occupancy without lawful authority, and to prevent the free use and unlawful enclosure of any of the public lands owned or held in trust by the State for any purpose whatever.
SB 75 25-0 (1897) Relating to validating all office forfeitures of lands heretofore made by the Commissioner of the General Land Office for the non-payment of an part of the interest due thereon, which land has been heretofore sold by the State through any of its authorized agencies, and without reference to the date when, or acts of the Legislature under which said sales were made.
HB 236 22-0 (1891) Relating to making valid and confirm contracts of sale made by the Land Board of the State of Texas.
HB 21 21-0 (1889) Relating to making valid and confirming certain contracts of sale made by the land board of the state of Texas with divers persons for the sale of certain of the free school, university, and asylum lands of the state of Texas, sold under the act of the legislature of the state of Texas, approved April 12, 1883.

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