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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 3926 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of horse racing and greyhound racing and pari-mutuel wagering in connection with that racing.
  Author: Kuempel, John | et. al.
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1969 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of the Texas Racing Act, including conforming amendments.
  Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
  Sponsor: Cyrier, John
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures | Administration
  Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 3667 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a refund of state taxes for a horse racing or greyhound association that offers enhanced purses.
  Author: Alonzo, Roberto
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HJR 40 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation.
  Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 364 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Texas Racing Commission and the transfer of its powers and duties to the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation; providing penalties; authorizing fees.
  Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Co-author authorized
SB 917 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the applicability of the Texas Mass Gatherings Act to certain horse and greyhound races.
  Author: Seliger, Kel
  Sponsor: King, Ken
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1027 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to refunding certain taxes remitted by racing associations in consideration for enhancing racing purses.
  Author: Seliger, Kel
  Committees: Finance
  Last Action: Referred to Finance

83rd Regular Session, 2013
HB 2375 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authorization of racetrack extension locations, providing rulemaking authority to the commission and comptroller, and providing for administrative penalties.
  Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2729 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties; authorizing fees.
  Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 121 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands.
  Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 131 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes.
  Author: Menéndez, José
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 789 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties; authorizing fees.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Finance
  Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1450 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Texas Racing Commission and the transfer of its powers and duties to the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation; providing penalties; authorizing fees.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 1494 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of horse and greyhound racing; providing penalties; authorizing a fee.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
  Committees: Finance
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SJR 6 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes, and authorizing a limited state video lottery system to be operated at horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian tribal lands.
  Author: Ellis, Rodney
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SJR 36 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Finance
  Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 64 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes.
  Author: Carona, John
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Left pending in committee

82nd Regular Session, 2011
HB 2111 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties.
  Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3576 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land and by licensed operators at horse and greyhound racetracks and licensed locations; providing penalties.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HJR 111 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands.
  Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HJR 152 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land and by licensed operators at horse and greyhound racetracks and licensed locations.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 1118 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SJR 33 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs

81st Regular Session, 2009
HB 4062 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to providing a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties.
  Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HCR 252 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Requesting the governor to appoint a Governor's Task Force on Horse and Greyhound Racing.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
  Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
HJR 129 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on certain Indian lands.
  Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HJR 137 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize and regulate the conduct of gaming in this state in counties that by local option election approve the conduct of that gaming and authorizing the conduct of gaming by certain Indian tribes.
  Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al.
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars

80th Regular Session, 2007
HB 2701 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of horse and dog racing.
  Author: Flores, Kino
  Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3605 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to facilities subject to the Texas Racing Act.
  Author: Kuempel, Edmund
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures

79th Regular Session, 2005
SB 1796 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of racing.
  Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs

79th 1st Called Session, 2005
SB 46 (79th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to authorizing the state to operate video lottery at racetracks, to the operation of video lottery by certain Indian tribes, and to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing penalties.
  Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs

79th 2nd Called Session, 2005
HB 76 (79th 2nd C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the financing of public schools and reduction of school property taxes through the restricted establishment and operation of video lottery terminals at Texas racetracks licensed to conduct pari-mutuel wagering.
  Author: Hupp, Suzanna
  Committees: Property Tax Relief, Select
  Last Action: Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
SB 34 (79th 2nd C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to authorizing the state to operate video lottery at racetracks, to the operation of video lottery by certain Indian tribes, and to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing penalties.
  Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs

76th Regular Session, 1999
HB 2113 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate greyhound breeding and training; providing a criminal penalty.
  Author: Bonnen, Dennis
  Committees: County Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to County Affairs

75th Regular Session, 1997
HB 1445 (75th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission and to the transfer of certain commission functions to the Texas Department of Commerce; providing penalties.
  Author: Gray, Patricia
  Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3481 (75th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to financing of sports venues by authorizing games of skill at certain existing pari-mutuel racing facilities; providing for certain fees.
  Author: Danburg, Debra
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 356 (75th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission and to the transfer of certain commission functions to the Texas Department of Commerce; providing penalties.
  Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 1680 (75th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to financing of sports venues by authorizing games of skill at certain existing pari-mutuel racing facilities; providing for certain fees.
  Author: Ellis, Rodney
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs

73rd Regular Session, 1993
HB 1352 (73rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Racing Commission regarding racetrack licenses.
  Author: Jones, Delwin
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1699 (73rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the ineligibility of a county to hold certain racetrack licenses.
  Author: Wilson, Ron
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2839 (73rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to city and county fees on racetrack admissions.
  Author: Jones, Delwin
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 571 (73rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the residency and citizenship qualifications for holding a racetrack license under the Texas Racing Act.
  Author: Harris, O.H.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
SB 633 (73rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the dedication of state revenue derived from horse racing and greyhound racing to the foundation school fund.
  Author: Nelson, Jane
  Committees: Finance
  Last Action: Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1347 (73rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of parimutuel racing.
  Author: Harris, O.H.
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures | State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures

72nd Regular Session, 1991
HB 2263 (72nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation and licensing of entities that operate facilities for greyhound racing or horse racing or for training greyhounds or horses for racing and to the amounts deducted from pari-mutuel pools in horse races; providing administrative and criminal penalties.
  Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
  Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
  Committees: Urban Affairs | Economic Development
  Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 2268 (72nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation and licensing of entities that operate facilities for greyhound racing, horse racing, or training greyhounds or horses for racing.
  Author: Berlanga, Hugo
  Committees: Urban Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 1264 (72nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation and licensing of entities that operate facilities for greyhound racing or horse racing or for training greyhounds or horses for racing.
  Author: Harris, O.H. | et. al.
  Committees: Economic Development
  Last Action: No action taken in committee

71st Regular Session, 1989
HB 1232 (71st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation and licensing of entities who operate facilities for greyhound racing, horse racing, or training greyhounds or horses for racing.
  Author: Berlanga, Hugo
  Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
  Committees: Urban Affairs | Economic Development
  Last Action: Senate conferees appointed
SB 448 (71st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation and licensing of entities who operate facilities for greyhound racing, horse racing, or training greyhounds or horses for racing.
  Author: Harris, O.H.
  Committees: Economic Development
  Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1822 (71st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the deductions from horse racing pari-mutuel pools and the distribution of breakage.
  Author: Harris, O.H.
  Committees: Economic Development
  Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
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