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HB 575 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3653 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to eligibility for supplemental financial assistance provided to certain grandparents. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3806 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 4174 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the limitation on the right of a child's grandparent to request possession of or access to the child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
SB 205 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to eligibility for supplemental financial assistance provided to certain grandparents. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 524 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1828 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3859 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to exemptions from the application of certain financial assistance eligibility requirements for certain grandparents. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 414 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 823 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1321 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to asset exclusions in the determination of eligibility for financial assistance benefits for certain persons. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 390 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to standing for a grandparent or certain other persons to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 391 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 393 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to possession of or access to a child by a grandparent or certain other persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2547 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2773 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to intervention by foster parents in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 1148 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to possession of or access to a child by a grandparent or certain other persons. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1194 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2557 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to a suit for possession of or access to a child by a grandparent. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HR 665 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Commending Texas grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HB 1611 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen | et. al. Relating to possession of or access to a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2084 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to a suit for access to a child by a grandparent. House: Human Services Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2446 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to eligibility for public school prekindergarten classes of children residing with a grandparent. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 1349 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to eligibility for public school prekindergarten classes of children residing with a grandparent. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 1296 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to providing monetary assistance to certain grandparents caring for their grandchildren. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1481 80-0 (2007) Author: Castro, Joaquin | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to procedures for a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 3361 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit coverage for children and grandchildren. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3971 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the rights of a grandparent, aunt or uncle. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
SB 982 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain grandparents for foster care payments. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1042 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain grandparents. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Appropriations
HB 260 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, protective orders, and collaborative law. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 261 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to possession of or access to a grandchild and designation of other relatives as managing conservators. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2789 79-0 (2005) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to sales tax refunds for certain purchases made by certain grandparents. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2790 79-0 (2005) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Relating to a subsidized guardianship program to provide financial subsidies to certain grandparents. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3388 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to court-ordered possession of or access to a child by the child's grandparent, aunt, or uncle. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
SB 819 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain grandparents. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 820 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain grandparents for foster care payments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1665 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to payments to certain grandparents who provide care for children whose parents are deceased. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 617 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the operation of public school transportation systems. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 902 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al. Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain grandparents. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1066 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to health benefits coverage of grandchildren. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2103 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to allowing a grandparent to receive financial assistance benefits on behalf of a dependent child in certain situations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 297 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick | et. al.
Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain grandparents. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 24 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to access to a child by certain grandparents. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 43 76-0 (1999) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the placement of a child taken into custody by a governmental entity. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 953 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the conducting of a driver education course by the student's grandparent or stepparent. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1338 76-0 (1999) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a grandparent's access to a grandchild. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 3524 76-0 (1999) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance and services to certain grandparents. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1423 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick | et. al.
Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance and services to certain grandparents. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 897 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Cliff Relating to grandparent possession of and access to natural and adoptive grandchildren. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 909 70-0 (1987) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to grandparent possession of and access to natural and adoptive grandchildren. House: Judiciary Pending in committee
HB 2328 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to grandparent possession of and access to natural and adoptive grandchildren. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 807 68-0 (1983) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the rights of grandparents to have access to their grandchildren. House: Judiciary Coauthor authorized
SB 79 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to access rights to a child by grandparents of the child. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2280 67-0 (1981) Author: Thompson, Gary Relating to possession of and access to a child by grandparents. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
SB 93 67-0 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Price, Albert
Relating to the purchase of certain types of insurance by state departments and agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1269 66-0 (1979) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to a Foster Grandparents Program administered by the Governor's Committee on Aging. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1064 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to access to and possession of a child by a grandparents under certain circumstances. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 1586 65-0 (1977) Author: Stubbeman, David Relating to grandparents' visitation rights. House: Judiciary Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
SB 213 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Head, Fred
Cerating in the natural grandparents the right of reasonable access to an adopted child or child whose parent-child relationship has been terminated; and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
HB 898 64-0 (1975) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to court-ordered visitation by grandparents. House: Judiciary Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
SB 548 64-0 (1975) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Clark, Jim
Relating to and creating in the natural grandparents the right of reasonable access to an adopted child or child whose parent-child relationship has been terminated. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Read second time
SB 956 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Spurlock II, Joe
Relating to the right of visitation by a grandparent or grandparents with a grandchild who has been adopted by another grandparent or other grandparents. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 236 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to the rights of grandparents to visit a child who has been the subject of a divorce and custody proceeding.

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