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HB 26 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Board of Behavior Analyst Examiners and the requirement to obtain a license to practice as a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst; imposing fees; providing an administrative penalty; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 123 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to performance incentive funding for certain medical schools based on public health impact. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 138 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 237 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the name and governance of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 314 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the functions of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 553 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a task force to identify opportunities for academic credit and industry recognition for inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 579 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to notice by a state agency regarding certain contracts for which the total value exceeds that of the initial contract. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 593 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al. Relating to the prescriptive authority of certain psychologists; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 765 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to requiring political subdivisions to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 779 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the abolishment of the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office in the office of the governor and the moving image industry incentive program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Withdrawn from schedule
HB 787 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the security of the electric grid. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 791 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to allowing individuals appointed to state office to file required financial statements by certified mail. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 870 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the study of public education performance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 979 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for recipients of the Star of Texas Award. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
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 1106 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the membership of the Texas Racing Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1203 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a requirement that certain state agencies report on border security operations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1376 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to a study on the state certification of music therapists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1385 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the membership of the Texas Transportation Commission. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1387 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1397 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Joint Committee to Review the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1421 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to a report by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice regarding inmate grievances. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1450 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to designation of a governor's liaison for federally recognized Native American tribes. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1549 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the provision of services by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including child protective services and prevention and early intervention services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1551 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for sabotage and sedition; imposing a civil penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1850 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to creation of a task force to study the effects of population growth on counties in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1921 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the functions and territory of the Upper Colorado River Authority, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1953 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the canvass of election returns for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2042 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2137 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to an interstate compact on border security, immigration enforcement, and refugee resettlement. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2140 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of an advisory panel to study and compile a report on best management practices and funding mechanisms for the prevention, mitigation, and abatement of windblown and waterborne litter and illegal dumping in communities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2180 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the Sulphur River Basin Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2191 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the eligibility of certain entities for grants awarded by the criminal justice division of the governor's office. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2196 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the establishment of a seaport preliminary studies grant program. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2232 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a statewide task force to address sexual assault occurring on the campuses of public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2255 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to student eligibility for free high quality prekindergarten programs and state financial support for each school district that elects to provide a full-day prekindergarten program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2256 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the authority of the governor to transfer to the Texas Education Agency for prekindergarten programs amounts appropriated to trusteed programs in the office of the governor. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2353 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the composition of the State Pension Review Board. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 2362 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to creating a fund to provide grants to certain local entities in areas of the state affected by decreased oil and gas production for economic development and diversification projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2374 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to the designation of certain federal funds for border infrastructure projects. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2467 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to a grant program to support the provision of critical incident stress debriefing to certain peace officers. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2594 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the creation of the chancery court and the court of chancery appeals to hear certain cases; authorizing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2600 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the establishment of the Bee Pollinator Goals Task Force to develop and report on statewide pollinator goals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2644 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to prohibiting the use of money in the Texas economic development fund or the Texas Enterprise Fund to finance a facility or establishment at which gambling is to be conducted. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2898 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of sex offender treatment providers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, chemical dependency counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2990 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Dental Examiners; imposing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3160 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund for certain projects involving the commercialization of property derived from research at or through institutions of higher education. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3205 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the regulation of and federal funding for certain child-care providers. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3210 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the continuation and functions of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, and the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3274 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the designation of a chief innovation and technology officer for the Department of Information Resources. House: Government Transparency & Operation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3305 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to restrictions on certain contributions by persons appointed to public office by the governor; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Received from the House
HB 3312 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to certain reports by the Board of Pardons and Parole House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3364 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to reimburse grant recipients for certain expenses. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3381 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to Texas Military Heroes Day in public schools. House: Public Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3555 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to an innovation grant program for community faith-based programs that collaborate with the Department of Family and Protective Services to improve foster care. House: Human Services Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 3646 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the appointment of the commissioner of agriculture. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3770 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the creation of the Texas First Center to study and provide advice to the legislature on the effective use of state resources. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3780 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a state secondary Internet website domain name server. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 3798 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of an agriculture and rural ombudsman office. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 3949 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 4009 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the creation of the Texas Slavery and Segregation Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4069 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, and the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4252 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the abolition of the Office of State-Federal Relations. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HCR 46 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on January 31, 2017. Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 20 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the governor from appointing certain prosecuting attorneys to fill a vacancy of a district judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 29 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the governor's appointments to state boards, commissions, or other governing bodies of state agencies to reflect the gender composition of this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 55 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 72 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the governor's and lieutenant governor's terms of office to begin at 10 a.m. on the day preceding the day the regular legislative session convenes. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 664 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Requesting the governor to direct the Texas Rangers to investigate Baylor University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 21 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Phil | et. al.
Relating to the qualifications, duties, and limitations of Texas delegates to a convention called under Article V of the United States Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 99 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the abolishment of the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office in the office of the governor and other incentives for media productions. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 100 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to abolishing the Texas Enterprise Fund and the disposition of the balance of that fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 255 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron
Relating to contracts with and training for governmental entities and vendors, including purchasing and contract management training; authorizing fees. House: Appropriations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 260 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs and the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to State Affairs
SB 307 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the functions and territory of the Upper Colorado River Authority, following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 308 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the Sulphur River Basin Authority, following recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Committee. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 311 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of sex offender treatment providers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, chemical dependency counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 313 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Dental Examiners; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 317 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, and the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 393 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Texas Enterprise Fund and the disposition of the balance of that fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 485 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the office of independent oversight ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 514 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to an interstate compact on border security and refugee resettlement; authorizing fines and fees. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 528 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to the term of a chief administrative law judge. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 589 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 602 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a restructuring commission to evaluate each state supported living center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SB 656 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of an agriculture and rural ombudsman office. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 670 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the appointment of the commissioners of the health and human services agencies by the governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: Nominations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 677 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to the creation of a task force to identify opportunities for academic credit and industry recognition for inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 705 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to an exception from disclosure under the public information law for certain personal information of an applicant for an appointment by the governor. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Nominations
Effective immediately
SB 709 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the applicability of the electronic filing requirement for personal financial statements to certain appointed officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 763 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the composition of the Texas Historical Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 795 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to benefit certain historically underutilized businesses. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 806 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to a report concerning, and actions by certain state officers regarding, federal money provided to this state that is subject to a coercive federal condition. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 835 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to state collaboration with federally recognized Indian tribes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 859 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the membership of the Texas Racing Commission. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 959 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the adoption of the Compact for a Balanced Budget. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1210 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to review special education programs available in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1240 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the prescriptive authority of certain psychologists; authorizing a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1272 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to an annual proclamation related to hurricane preparedness. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1591 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to cooperation with federal agencies on a guest worker program in this state. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
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
SB 1893 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the administrative judicial regions in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 1901 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to Texas Military Heroes Day in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective immediately
SB 2034 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to creation of a task force to study the health effects of concrete and rock crushing. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 2094 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Relating to establishment of the immigration authority delegation training grant program for local law enforcement agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 19 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the making and acceptance of political contributions before, during, or following a special legislative session; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 31 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to oversight of and requirements applicable to state contracts and other state financial and accounting issues; providing a civil penalty. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 33 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to restrictions on certain contributions by persons appointed to public office by the governor; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 238 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to restrictions on certain contributions by persons appointed to public office by the governor; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 345 85-1 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the creation of a commission to study intellectual and developmental disability determinations in capital cases in which the state seeks the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 351 85-1 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the creation of a commission to evaluate the potential continuation of additional state aid for tax reduction and recommend improvements to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HJR 45 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 54 85-1 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the governor or a specific-purpose committee for supporting or assisting the governor from accepting political contributions during a special legislative session. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
SB 24 85-1 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to protection of energy critical infrastructure. Filed
SB 114 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of sex offender treatment providers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, chemical dependency counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
HB 10 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to certain criminal and civil consequences of trafficking of persons, compelling prostitution, and certain other related criminal offenses; to the prevention, prosecution, and punishment of those offenses, and to compensation paid to victims of those offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 11 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 26 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to state economic development measures, including administration of the Texas Enterprise Fund, creation of the Economic Incentive Oversight Board and the governor's university research initiative, abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and renaming the Major Events trust fund to the Major Events Reimbursement Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 27 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to state economic development measures, including administration of the Texas Enterprise Fund, the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and the disposition of balances from the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Postponed
HB 48 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to review convictions after exoneration and to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 63 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to state collaboration with federally recognized Indian tribes. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 86 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the creation of a select committee to evaluate the effects of a reduction in or the elimination of federal funding on the state budget due to federal fiscal policy. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 163 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to interstate cooperation to address regional water issues. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 177 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the research, collection, and use of adult stem cells. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 346 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund to benefit certain historically underutilized businesses. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 696 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; affecting surcharges. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 787 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission and strategic planning regarding military bases and defense installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 808 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a statewide task force to address sexual assault occurring on the campuses of public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 911 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the composition of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 914 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the creation of a long-range revenue analysis committee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1037 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David Relating to abolishing the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1144 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to establishing a task force to examine the adjudication, disposition, and registration of juvenile sex offenders. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1161 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the composition of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1245 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John Relating to changing the eligibility of inmates convicted of certain intoxication offenses for release on parole or mandatory supervision and to a biennial study regarding prevention of intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1256 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to the selection process for student members of the board of regents of a state university or state university system. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1394 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the composition, governance, and authority of a regional tollway authority that has or proposes to have projects located in counties that are not part of the authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1446 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Relating to reimbursement of certain medical costs for victims of certain sex offenses, compensation to victims of stalking for relocation and housing rental expenses, and the creation of a governor's program for victims of child sex trafficking. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1543 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Advisory Council on Hispanic Affairs in the office of the governor. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1553 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to requiring political subdivisions to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1602 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1603 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the creation of the chancery court and the court of chancery appeals to hear certain cases; authorizing fees. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1680 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Health Services Authority as a quasi-governmental entity and the electronic exchange of health care information. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1701 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the approval period for a proposal for an award of a grant from the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 1761 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the oversight of state border security activities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
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 1984 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the aerospace and aviation office of the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office and to the aerospace and aviation advisory committee. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2030 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the oversight of state border security activities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2081 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the physician assistant board. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2164 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2203 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Joint Committee to Review the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2205 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the State Board for Educator Certification, educator preparation programs, educator certification, issuance of certain teaching permits, and certain procedures for investigating educator misconduct. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2266 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the membership of the State Board of Dental Examiners. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2289 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the security of the electric grid. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2357 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the investigation of deaths involving peace officers. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 2373 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a task force to conduct a study and develop recommendations to alleviate the incidence of gun violence in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2408 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2425 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to water quality improvement and pollution reduction through beverage container recycling incentives; assessing a fee; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2614 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 2615 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the office of independent ombudsman for the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2661 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the functions of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs and the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2678 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the establishment of an online information and application system for state and local incentives for economic development purposes. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2703 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Board of Behavior Analyst Examiners and the requirement to obtain a license to practice as a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst; imposing fees; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2707 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the abolishment of the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office in the office of the governor and the moving image industry incentive program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2850 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the practices and professions regulated by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2851 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the limitation on the liability of the nonprofit corporation established by the Texas Public Finance Authority to issue revenue bonds for open-enrollment charter schools to provide educational facilities. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2950 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2973 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the establishment of the contract management division of the Legislative Budget Board. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2974 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3054 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the dissemination of criminal history record information by the Department of Public Safety concerning the offense of intoxication manslaughter and to a task force to reduce habitual driving while intoxicated. Filed
HB 3112 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to a report to the Legislative Budget Board on the border security functions of certain state agencies. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3125 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to abolishing the property tax assistance division of the office of the comptroller of public accounts and transferring its powers and duties to the newly created State Property Tax Board. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3180 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the canvass of election returns for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3322 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the regulation of and federal funding for certain child-care providers. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3401 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3429 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an unmanned aircraft program in the office of the governor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3431 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the imposition and use of the admission fee to sexually oriented businesses; increasing the amount of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3474 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to issues affecting counties and other governmental entities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate discharges conferees
HB 3506 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive a Texas Armed Services Scholarship. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 3538 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act of 2008. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3544 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3596 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to public school safety and security policies, procedures, and practices. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3606 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to reporting requirements for receipt or expenditure of federal funds by political subdivisions that receive federal funds. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3613 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to a Pan American Games trust fund, an Olympic Games trust fund, a Major Events trust fund, a Motor Sports Racing trust fund, and an Events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events, and to the abolishment of the special event trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3678 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the office of independent ombudsman for the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3705 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3746 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the study of public education performance. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3853 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to creation of the university research initiative fund, the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and the disposition of balances from the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development No action taken in committee
HB 4028 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the creation of a committee to recommend a new system for student assessment and public school accountability. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4085 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the declaration of a state of disaster and certain state operations in a disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HB 4088 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the Texas enterprise fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development No action taken in committee
HCR 48 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on February 17, 2015. Signed by the Governor
HJR 22 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 38 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 40 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 81 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the terms of office of a district judge. Filed
HJR 103 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to reduce the amount of an item of appropriation in an appropriations bill. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 124 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the governor's and lieutenant governor's terms of office to begin at 10 a.m. on the day the regular legislative session convenes. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 145 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to override a veto of the governor following a legislative session. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 3430 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1465. Reported enrolled
SB 3 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 42 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the selection process for student members of the board of regents of a state university or state university system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 180 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 200 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and the provision of health and human services in this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 202 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of certain occupational regulatory programs and the deregulation of certain activities and occupations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 203 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Health Services Authority as a quasi-governmental entity and the electronic exchange of health care information. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
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 208 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
SB 277 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to certain health-related and other task forces and advisory committees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 302 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; affecting surcharges. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 458 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to the aerospace and aviation office of the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office and to the aerospace and aviation advisory committee. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 459 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Advisory Council on Cultural Affairs in the office of the governor. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 538 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the control of infectious diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Withdrawn from schedule
SB 557 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the composition, governance, and authority of a regional tollway authority that has or proposes to have projects located in counties that are not part of the authority. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 622 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to the physician assistant board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 632 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Button, Angie | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the governor's university research initiative and to the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 633 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to certain event trust funds and the abolishment of the special event trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 650 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to audits of the music, film, television, and multimedia fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 838 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the functions of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs, the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees, and the use of the state's disaster contingency fund for purposes related to immigration and refugees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 877 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty. Filed
SB 1007 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the practices and professions regulated by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 1035 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the oversight of state border security activities. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1047 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to abolishing the Texas Enterprise Fund and the disposition of the balance of that fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1124 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to creation of the university research initiative fund, the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and the disposition of balances from the Texas emerging technology fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1200 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend a new system for student assessment and public school accountability. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1215 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to a study of the feasibility and benefits to this state of abolishing the property tax assistance division of the office of the comptroller of public accounts and transferring its powers and duties to an independent agency. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 1219 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to a combined online application for persons applying for certain state and local economic development incentives. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1252 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Record vote
SB 1325 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to grants to local governmental entities from the Texas Military Preparedness Commission. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1358 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission and strategic planning regarding military bases and defense installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
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 1388 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to cooperation with federal agencies on a guest worker program in this state. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1399 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to abolishing the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1450 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to water quality improvement and pollution reduction through beverage container recycling incentives; assessing a fee; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1455 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Relating to certain required reports, plans, and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1463 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to improving the delivery of health care services to veterans in this state. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1465 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Relating to creating limited purpose disaster declaration authority for the governor and a search and rescue task force in each disaster field response region. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1523 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act of 2008. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1533 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office in the office of the governor and the moving image industry incentive program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1595 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to money allocated under the federal-aid highway program. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1597 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the transfer of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program to the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1616 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the composition of the Texas Water Development Board. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1708 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the creation of a governor's program for victims of child sex trafficking. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1761 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the authority and obligation of this state to comply with and implement a Clean Power Plan. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1767 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to certain required reports, plans, and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1953 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas-Mexico Commission. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1984 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the canvass of election returns for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2051 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the study of public education performance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SCR 3 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Providing for procedures for the canvass of votes for the governor and lieutenant governor and the inauguration of the governor and lieutenant governor, and inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on January 15, 2015. Signed by the Governor
SCR 40 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Authorizing a portrait of Governor Rick Perry to be placed in the Texas Capitol. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SJR 24 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 31 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes, authorizing a limited state video lottery system to be operated at horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian tribal lands, and reducing the number of illegal gambling machines. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 34 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 66 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the governor's and lieutenant governor's terms of office to begin at 10 a.m. on the day preceding the day the regular legislative session convenes. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SR 1057 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1465. Reported enrolled
HB 4 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the administration of the Texas Water Development Board and the funding of water projects by the board and other entities; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 24 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the appointment and duties of and the funding for a policy director for the prevention of driving while intoxicated; imposing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 150 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the display of flags at half-staff at the Capitol building to honor service members killed in action. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 291 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil Relating to a hiring freeze of nonessential personnel employed by a state agency. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 295 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the creation of a commission to study drowsy driving. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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 450 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the designation of a state climatologist and the operation of a state climate office. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 568 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the creation of a select committee to evaluate the effects of reduction in or elimination of federal funding on the state budget due to federal fiscal policy. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 589 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the Lower Colorado River Authority. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 602 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 623 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the board of pilot commissioners for the ports of Galveston County. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 664 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the creation of an entrepreneur-in-residence program in the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 683 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the election of the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 769 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to reports of political contributions accepted during a budget session. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 829 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the governor's executive authority while traveling outside of the state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 941 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to state collaboration with federally recognized Indian tribes. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 990 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the establishment of a sentencing policy, accountability, and review council to develop means to assess the effect of sentencing practices and policies on state correctional resources and improve the efficiency of the state criminal justice system, to develop a plan regarding the prosecution of certain child offenders, and to review certain penal laws. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1135 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Department of Transportation regarding the production of and use of native seeds. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
HB 1189 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to interstate cooperation to address regional water issues. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1229 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a statewide task force to address sexual assault occurring on the campuses of public and private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1266 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a review of and report regarding the use of adult and juvenile administrative segregation in facilities in this state. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1286 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the designation of a state trade representative. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1379 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve | et. al. Relating to coercive conditions placed on the receipt by this state of federal money. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1485 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to money allocated under the federal-aid highway program. House: Transportation Considered in Calendars
HB 1542 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the Texas military; imposing criminal penalties; authorizing fees. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1556 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a periodic review of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1565 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to electors for president and vice president. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1633 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to creating an advisory committee to study child abuse and neglect fatalities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1870 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations from state tax revenues. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1927 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the Texas military; imposing criminal penalties; authorizing fees. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1930 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2036 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to identify future higher education and workforce needs of this state and make related recommendations to address those needs by the state's bicentennial. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2050 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a task force to conduct a study and develop recommendations to alleviate the incidence of gun violence in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2087 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2102 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governor to suspend requirements applicable to motor carriers during certain emergencies; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2203 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to curriculum and end-of-course assessment requirements for high school graduation, including the establishment of a workforce certification program and the elimination of certain tax discounts to fund the program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2205 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the establishment of the Alamo Historic District Commission. House: Special Purpose Districts Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2271 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to an annual hurricane damage mitigation week. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2342 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the research, collection, and use of adult stem cells. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2351 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the composition of the board of directors of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2355 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to a study comparing the business environments of Texas and Louisiana. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2443 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the composition of the Texas Juvenile Justice Board. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2488 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the establishment of an independent agency to function as a tax tribunal. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2505 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to political contribution limits in connection with certain offices of state government. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2510 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the continuation and functions of the state employee charitable campaign; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 2576 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a state cybersecurity coordinator. House: Technology Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2686 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2804 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state. House: Criminal Procedure Reform, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2881 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the creation of the Task Force to Reduce Habitual Incidents of Driving While Intoxicated. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3244 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to water quality improvement and pollution reduction through beverage container recycling incentives; providing penalties; assessing a fee. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3369 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3431 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the operation of the child protective services and foster care systems. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3528 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3658 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3784 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation of a state court to hear cases involving insurance and Medicaid fraud. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3854 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the promotion of Texas products and services in the global marketplace. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HJR 41 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the comptroller of public accounts to make a state revenue report after the first year of a state fiscal biennium and the governor to call a special session of the legislature if actual state revenue for that fiscal year was at least five percent more or five percent less than projected state revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 42 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HJR 71 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor, and the lieutenant governor when acting as governor, retain executive authority unless unavailable as provided by law. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HJR 80 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the authority of the governor to declare a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 98 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 131 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 148 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to certain charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 4 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the administration and functions of the Texas Water Development Board; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 22 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the administration of the Texas Water Development Board; making an appropriation from the economic stabilization fund to finance certain water-related projects. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
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 84 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to regulation of health benefit plan issuers in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 88 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 89 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 142 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as a part of the sunset review process. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 217 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the continuation and functions of the state employee charitable campaign. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
SB 292 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the governor's executive authority while traveling outside of the state. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 500 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 678 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to money allocated under the federal-aid highway program. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 729 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 747 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the term for the independent ombudsman for state supported living centers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 932 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to ethics and accountability of certain public employees, public officers, political contributors, state contractors, and grant recipients; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1003 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to a review of and report regarding the use of adult and juvenile administrative segregation in facilities in this state. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1027 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the coordination of state and federal standards and reporting requirements related to the receipt of certain federal money. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1102 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Relating to the appointment of a state cybersecurity coordinator. House: Technology
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1168 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to interstate cooperation to address regional water issues. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1208 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1222 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the control of conditional federal funds for state programs. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1336 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
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 1682 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to certain ethics requirements applicable to state agencies, including required disclosures by state contractors. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1727 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1807 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the display of flags at half-staff at state buildings to honor service members killed in action. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Committee report printed and distributed
SCR 5 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on January 29, 2013. Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 6 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes, and authorizing a limited state video lottery system to be operated at horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian tribal lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 7 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 13 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reason for vote recorded in Journal
SJR 22 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor, and the lieutenant governor when acting as governor, retain executive authority unless unavailable as provided by law. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 34 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, for partisan elections for all judicial offices, and for subsequent nonpartisan retention elections for all judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 38 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the state infrastructure fund and board to provide financial assistance for certain projects related to economic development infrastructure and for the transfer to the fund of money from the economic stabilization fund; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 40 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 62 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency and disaster response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 64 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HCR 6 83-1 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Approving the item of appropriation to the Public Integrity Unit in Travis County made by the General Appropriations Act for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium notwithstanding the objections of the governor. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HCR 9 83-1 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Approving H.B. No. 2138 notwithstanding the objections of the governor. Filed
HB 43 83-2 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund; redesignating the fund as the Texas Research Technology Fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HCR 1 83-2 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Approving the item of appropriation to the Public Integrity Unit made by the General Appropriations Act for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium notwithstanding the objections of the governor. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 13 83-2 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 334 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the establishment of the Texas Livestock Care Standards Advisory Committee. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 546 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to permitting certain persons placed on deferred adjudication to seek an expunction of arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 671 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to allowing the governor, and the lieutenant governor or another person when acting as governor, to retain executive authority while traveling within the contiguous 48 states of the continental United States. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 861 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to membership of the state continuing advisory committee for special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 1398 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to federal funding for personal responsibility education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1509 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to notice of the construction or expansion of a wind-powered electric generation facility located near a federally owned or operated radar installation or military installation. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1771 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the establishment of the Specialty Courts Advisory Council. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1781 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to obsolete or redundant reporting requirements applicable to state agencies and to certain reports, communications, publications, and other documents involving the attorney general. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 1965 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2083 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to notice of and issuance of a permit for the construction or expansion of a wind-powered electric generation facility located near a federally owned or operated radar installation or military installation. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2411 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to a residential tenant's right to vacate a dwelling and avoid liability for rent under certain circumstances following the declaration of a state of disaster; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2448 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the creation of offices of inspectors general at the Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Youth Commission, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Department of Transportation, and Texas Education Agency; providing penalties. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2457 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2545 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to the participation of this state in the Regional Air Quality Compact. House: State Sovereignty, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2785 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the creation of the Select Committee on Economic Development. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3101 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general within the governor's office. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 3132 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the State Preservation Board. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of
HB 3219 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to intelligence data standards and protected personal information. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3333 82-0 (2011) Author: Pena, Aaron
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the authority of the governor to order the disconnection of state computer networks from the Internet. House: Technology
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3376 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the declaration of local disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3390 82-0 (2011) Author: Lavender, George Relating to money allocated under the federal-aid highway program. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 3574 82-0 (2011) Author: Torres, Raul Relating to the Texas Back to Work initiative. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3705 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the creation of the disaster reconstruction coordination office within the governor's office; creating the disaster contingency account. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3757 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the coordination of rural and small community initiatives. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HCR 44 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on February 8, 2011. Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 65 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor, and the lieutenant governor when acting as governor, retain executive authority unless unavailable as provided by law. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HJR 80 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 97 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HJR 149 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the comptroller of public accounts to make a state revenue report after the first year of a state fiscal biennium and the governor to call a special session of the legislature if actual state revenue for that fiscal year was at least five percent less than projected revenue. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HJR 155 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, for partisan elections for all judicial offices, and for subsequent nonpartisan retention elections for all judicial offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HR 2691 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2457. Reported enrolled
SB 2 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to certain economic and workforce development programs through which employers may receive grants and subsidies. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 110 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to ethics and accountability of certain public employees, public officers, political contributors, state contractors, and grant recipients; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 144 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to allowing a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision to be eligible for a pardon. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
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 497 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the construction or expansion of a wind-powered electric generation facility located near a federally owned or operated radar installation or military installation; providing an administrative penalty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 652 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to governmental and certain quasi-governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 746 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to membership of the state continuing advisory committee for special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 824 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the coordination of rural and small community initiatives. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1053 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to notice of and issuance of a permit for the construction or expansion of a wind-powered electric generation facility located near a federally owned or operated radar installation or military installation. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1310 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Select Committee on Economic Development. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1338 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the powers and duties of the State Preservation Board. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 1461 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of the disaster reconstruction coordination office within the governor's office; creating the disaster contingency account. Senate: International Relations & Trade Left pending in committee
SB 1510 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to creation of the Texas Health Insurance Connector. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1572 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Relating to the operations and monitoring of fusion centers in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1688 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1703 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the declaration of local disaster. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1924 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to concurrent state and federal jurisdiction over certain units of the national park system in this state. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SCR 3 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Providing for procedures for the canvass of votes for the governor and lieutenant governor and the inauguration of the governor and lieutenant governor. Signed by the Governor
SJR 9 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant a pardon to a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 44 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 45 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, for partisan elections for all judicial offices, and for subsequent nonpartisan retention elections for all judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SR 1256 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2457. Reported enrolled
HR 197 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
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
SCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SR 105 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 394 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to benefit certain small businesses and certain projects. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 492 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services and social services initiatives. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 495 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the distribution of state agency publications and reports to members of the legislature, the governor, and other state officials. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 619 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to state acknowledgment of Native American tribes. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 654 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the prices of certain consumer goods and services during a declared state of disaster. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 697 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to a study of the feasibility of creating a job training program for certain individuals discharged from the Texas National Guard. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 931 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring minority impact statements for state agency grant applications. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 945 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to permitting certain persons placed on deferred adjudication to seek an expunction of arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1118 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the appointment of an administrative judge for drug court programs in this state. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1148 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority of the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1485 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to rulemaking and performance assessments of certain state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1553 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1583 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of the Office of State-Federal Relations as an independent agency and the transfer of the duties and functions of that agency to the office of the governor. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1645 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to funding for multi-disciplinary approaches to combat gang violence. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1997 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the making of political contributions to and acceptance of political contributions by statewide officers and members of the legislature before and during a special session of the legislature; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 2017 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to conducting a study to improve transparency in the state's budgeting process and electronic access to information about the state budget. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2152 81-0 (2009) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to the designation of the South Texas International Airport at Edinburg as the disaster relief headquarters for the Rio Grande Valley. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2426 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general, including the required appointment of deputy inspectors general at the Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Youth Commission, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Education Agency, and Texas Department of Transportation; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2500 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the governor's flag. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
No action taken in committee
HB 2546 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2596 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to allowing a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision to be eligible for a pardon. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2656 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2749 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to economic recovery grants for certain municipalities following public calamities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 3329 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to funds promoting economic development. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 3578 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the Governor's Mansion and Woodlawn. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3639 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the composition of the State Board of Education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3789 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
HB 3799 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the preservation and maintenance of the Governor's Mansion. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4076 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Power Source. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4093 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the appointment of the director of the governor's office of homeland security. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4178 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the creation of the Reentry Policy Council to review corrections policies, programs, and procedures for inmates released into the community. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 4185 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to an annual report by the Texas Fusion Center regarding criminal street gangs and gang-related crime. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 4337 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to an annual report by the Texas Fusion Center regarding criminal street gangs and gang-related crime. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4403 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the filling of a vacancy in state judicial offices by appointment. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4416 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the establishment of the Texas Gaming Commission to regulate games of chance or other gaming activities at specific locations including dog or horse tracks, destination resort casinos, or on Indian tribal lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HCR 19 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on January 27, 2009. Filed with the Secretary of State
HCR 252 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Requesting the governor to appoint a Governor's Task Force on Horse and Greyhound Racing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Vetoed by the Governor
HJR 24 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 29 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to override a veto of the governor following a legislative session. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HJR 58 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Not again placed on intent calendar
HJR 98 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant a pardon to certain persons under specific circumstances. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 117 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of money from the economic stabilization fund for response to a natural disaster. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 120 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a person who holds elective office, other than a municipal office with a term of two years or less, automatically vacates the office held on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office when the unexpired portion of the person's term of office exceeds one year. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 12 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Relating to disaster preparedness and emergency management and to certain vehicles used in emergencies; providing a penalty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 111 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to suspension of the unemployment compensation waiting period requirement during a disaster subject to a federal disaster declaration. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Business & Commerce
Considered in Calendars
SB 169 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 181 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a task force to study and develop uniform reentry procedures for essential personnel entering an area evacuated during a disaster or other emergency. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 223 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to allowing a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision to be eligible for a pardon. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 250 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a report on use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 318 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the order of succession to the office of governor. Senate: Administration Left pending in committee
SB 339 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to uniform reentry procedures for essential personnel entering an area evacuated during a disaster or other emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Refer to s/c on Flooding & Evacuations by Pres
SB 355 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to use of the money from the Texas Enterprise Fund to benefit small businesses. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 379 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the duties of the Texas Fusion Center, including an annual report by the center regarding criminal street gangs. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 487 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to restrictions on the prices of certain consumer goods and services during an abnormal disruption of the market. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 550 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the designation of the office of the governor as the lead agency for border security. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 610 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to lobbying by former members of the governor's executive staff; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 737 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to conducting a study to improve transparency in the state's budgeting process and electronic access to information about the state budget. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 783 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund, including transfers between the fund and the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 897 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to certain reporting requirements in connection with the transportation of hazardous materials by a railroad company. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 988 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1003 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office of State-Federal Relations and the administrative attachment of that agency to the office of the governor. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1014 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 1462 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the use of public facilities as emergency shelters during disasters. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1810 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to allowing the governor, and the lieutenant governor or another person when acting as governor, to retain executive authority while traveling within the contiguous 48 states of the continental United States so long as effective communication links with this state are maintained. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1929 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the designation of qualified media production locations in media production development zones and to exemptions from the sales and use tax for items used for media production facilities in qualified media production locations. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1989 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to establishment of the Texas Statewide Interoperability Executive Advisory Council. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 2150 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the creation of a commission to study the practices and procedures of the Texas Legislature. Senate: Administration Left pending in committee
SB 2183 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the appointment of an interoperability coordinator in the division of emergency management in the office of the governor. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 2280 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of the Reentry Policy Council to review corrections policies, programs, and procedures for inmates released into the community. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2307 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the preservation and maintenance of the Governor's Mansion. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 2331 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the establishment of the Texas power source fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2367 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to an annual report by the Border Security Council regarding criminal street gangs and expanding gang prevention efforts. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SCR 67 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Authorizing the Texas Legislative Council to pay membership dues to the Council of State Governments for state officers. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SJR 7 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 11 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant a pardon to certain persons under specific circumstances. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SJR 14 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to override a veto of the governor following a legislative session. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SJR 23 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment and for nonpartisan retention elections for those offices. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 30 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor's absence from the state, and the lieutenant governor's absence from the state when acting as governor, do not affect the person's ability to serve as governor if the person maintains effective communication links with this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 36 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor, and the lieutenant governor when acting as governor, retain executive authority unless the person becomes unavailable as provided by law. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SJR 44 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, for partisan elections for all judicial offices, and for subsequent nonpartisan retention elections for all judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 45 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of additional general obligation bonds and notes to provide financial assistance to counties for roadway projects to serve border colonias. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HJR 1 81-1 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant a posthumous pardon for actual innocence. Filed
SJR 1 81-1 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant a posthumous pardon for actual innocence. Filed
HB 13 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to homeland security issues, including border security issues and law enforcement. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Returned from the House for further action
HB 289 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services and social services initiatives. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 374 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to use of state buildings and grounds by a television or film production company. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 639 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to information included in legislative appropriations requests of state agencies and in the budgets submitted by the governor and the Legislative Budget Board. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 800 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to permitting certain persons placed on deferred adjudication to seek an expunction of arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1145 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to permitting certain persons placed on deferred adjudication to seek an expunction of arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1588 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to clarifying the law regarding lobbyist communications with the executive branch. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2102 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of the Office of State-Federal Relations as an independent agency and the transfer of the duties and functions of that agency to the office of the governor. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 2155 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the use of grant money received from the criminal justice division of the governor's office. House: Border & International Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 2189 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the use of grant money received from the criminal justice division of the governor's office. House: Border & International Affairs Referred to Border and International Affairs
HB 2405 80-0 (2007) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to paying the costs incurred by a state agency that is deployed by the governor to respond to a natural disaster or other emergency. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2609 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to vaccination against human papillomavirus. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3073 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the transfer of responsibility for the National Flood Insurance Program from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Texas Water Development Board and the administration and funding of the program. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3109 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governor to contract in relation to a clean coal project. House: Energy Resources Postponed
HB 3112 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to certain matters regarding a clean coal project, including contracting authority and indemnification requirements, liability, representation of a state agency by the attorney general, and monitoring of sequestered carbon dioxide. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3161 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to advisory committees that recommend entities receive grants from the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3661 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the governor's flag. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3662 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the election of the governor. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3889 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general; providing penalties. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3949 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the transfer of the Texas Commission on the Arts to the office of the governor and the dedication of certain sales and use tax and franchise tax revenue to the Music, Film, and Arts Office operating fund. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
HCR 256 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Recalling S.B. No. 903 from the senate for further consideration. Signed by the Governor
HJR 4 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing general law to provide for the vote required to be elected governor. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HJR 23 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 46 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to reduce the amount of an item of appropriation in an appropriations bill. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 59 80-0 (2007) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to override a veto of the governor following a legislative session. House: Government Reform
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 152 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of grant money received from the criminal justice division of the governor's office. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 200 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 301 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 422 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to distribution and use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in subcommittee
SB 424 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to lobbying by former members of the governor's executive staff; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 903 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office of State-Federal Relations and the administrative attachment of that agency to the office of the governor. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Government Organization
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 1376 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the transfer of the Texas Commission on the Arts to the office of the governor and the dedication of certain sales and use tax and franchise tax revenue to the Music, Film, and Arts Office operating fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1458 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of the governor to contract in relation to a clean coal project. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 1461 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Relating to certain matters regarding a clean coal project, including contracting authority and indemnification requirements, liability, representation of a state agency by the attorney general, and monitoring of sequestered carbon dioxide. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SCR 6 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Providing for procedures for the canvass of votes for the governor and lieutenant governor and the inauguration of the governor and lieutenant governor. Signed by the Governor
SCR 12 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on February 6, 2007. Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 12 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 21 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 28 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to override a veto of the governor following a legislative session. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
HB 695 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the prices of certain consumer goods and services during an abnormal disruption of the market. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 865 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to benefits for survivors of certain members of the United States armed forces. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Considered by s/c in work session
HB 907 79-0 (2005) Author: Campbell, Scott Relating to the membership of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Council. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1066 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the issuance of concealed handgun licenses to residents of other states and to reciprocity agreements with other states concerning concealed handgun licenses. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 1534 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the appointment of a sheriff, municipal police officer, and firefighter to the Critical Infrastructure Protection Council. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1938 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the award of a grant and reporting requirements under the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2410 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the membership and terms of the board of directors of the Texas Environmental Education Partnership Fund. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2416 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2528 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the appointment of an international protocol officer. House: Border & International Affairs Referred to Border and International Affairs
HB 2649 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the award of a grant and reporting requirements under the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2717 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the governor's study of emerging technology and economic development. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2795 79-0 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to certain appointments made by the governor and the chief justice of the supreme court. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3170 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to legislative review and gubernatorial suspension of certain rules of state agencies. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3224 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to benefits for certain members of the United States armed forces and the Texas National Guard and their survivors. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3247 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to a program to promote research with economic development potential at certain institutions of higher education through financial assistance from the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 26 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on Wednesday, January 26, 2005. Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 14 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 105 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a report on the use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in subcommittee
SB 228 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 390 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the order of succession to the office of governor. Senate: State Affairs Considered in public hearing
SB 432 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the abolition of the Public Safety Radio Communications Council and the transfer of certain functions to the office of the governor. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 577 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the membership of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Council. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 593 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the governor's study of emerging technology and economic development. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 638 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the award of a grant and reporting requirements under the Texas Enterprise Fund. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in subcommittee
SB 769 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Pena, Aaron
Relating to allowing a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision to be eligible for a pardon. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1100 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the promotion of tourism related to the musical heritage of this state. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1125 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hodge, Terri | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and operation of multicounty drug task forces and to the disposition of certain contraband seized by those task forces. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1270 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the membership and terms of the board of directors of the Texas Environmental Education Partnership Fund. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1289 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to authorizing a state university to conduct a one-time lottery. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1337 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the governor's study of emerging technology and economic development. Senate: Business & Commerce Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
SB 1609 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1686 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the interagency work group on rural issues. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SJR 11 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 20 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Pena, Aaron
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant a pardon to a person who successfully completes a term of deferred adjudication community supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 65 79-1 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 68 79-1 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 18 79-2 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 31 79-2 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to public education and public school finance matters. House: Public Education Reform, Select Referred to Public Education Reform, Select
HB 147 79-3 (2006) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governor to issue evacuation orders during disasters. House: State Affairs Postponed
SB 33 79-3 (2006) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governor to issue evacuation orders during disasters. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 9 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to homeland security. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
HB 283 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the making of political contributions to or the acceptance of political contributions by statewide officeholders and members of the legislature during the period in which the governor may veto a bill. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 801 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to grants awarded by the criminal justice division of the governor's office. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1193 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the annual gas utility report made by the Railroad Commission of Texas to the governor. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1341 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the definition of an energy emergency. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2041 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Dan | et. al. Relating to legislative review and gubernatorial suspension of certain rules of state agencies. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2754 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to legislative review and gubernatorial suspension of certain rules of state agencies. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 2909 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the administration of state-federal relations and federal formula grant programs. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 3238 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to workforce efficiency reviews performed by the governor. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 3434 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to concurrent state and federal legislative jurisdiction over units of the national park system in this state. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HB 3455 78-0 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to powers of the governor as the chief executive officer of the state and the organization and efficiency of state agencies. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 3633 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the confirmation of state and district officers appointed by the governor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 35 78-0 (2003) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Inviting the Governor to address a joint session of the legislature on Tuesday, February 11, 2003, at 11:30 a.m. Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 22 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 50 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the governor to remove from office officers in the executive branch of state government who were appointed by a governor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 52 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Proposing a constitutional amendment expanding the governor's line-item veto authority to include the power to reduce the amount of an appropriation. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 11 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to homeland security. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 244 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the making of political contributions to or the acceptance of political contributions by statewide officeholders and members of the legislature during the period in which the governor may veto a bill. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 601 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 869 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to homeland security. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 904 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the appointment by the governor of the presiding officers of the governing bodies of state agencies. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 983 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the approval of expenditures for state militia. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 985 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the definition of an energy emergency. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1146 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to state acknowledgment of Native American tribes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1179 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Relating to authorizing the governor to grant pardons to persons who have received deferred adjudication. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1189 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to grants awarded by the criminal justice division of the governor's office. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1300 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the oversight of regional planning commissions by the governor and the state auditor. House: Government Reform
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Referred to Government Reform
SB 1675 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the administration of state-federal relations and federal formula grant programs, including the use of office space outside the state by certain state agencies. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1868 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to powers of the governor as the chief executive officer of the state and the organization and efficiency of state agencies. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 3 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Providing for the inauguration of the Lieutenant Governor and the Governor, and to canvass the votes of the general election. Signed by the Governor
SJR 3 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hodge, Terri | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant pardons to persons who have received deferred adjudication. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 12 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SJR 28 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 39 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment to clarify the circumstances in which the governor and legislature may take certain actions to ensure the continuity of state and local government in the event of an enemy attack or threat of enemy attack and authorizing the legislature to meet by telecommunications in that event. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SJR 50 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the legislature shall convene in a scheduled special session once each even-numbered year unless the scheduled special session is canceled by the governor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 22 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the abolition or oversight of certain state or regional entities. House: Government Reform Meeting cancelled
HB 23 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to budgetary and other fiscal management matters affecting state government or certain regional entities. House: Government Reform Meeting cancelled
HB 24 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the organization and operations of, and fiscal matters affecting, certain state entities. House: Government Reform Meeting cancelled
HB 25 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to various information, meetings, and operations of certain state entities. House: Government Reform Meeting cancelled
HB 42 78-1 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the implementation of unified drug enforcement strategies. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 53 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government; making appropriations. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 54 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to excepting certain budgetary working papers from required public disclosure. House: Government Reform Laid on the table subject to call
HB 57 78-1 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to the abolition of the Office of State-Federal Relations. House: Government Reform Received from the House
HB 58 78-1 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to the oversight of regional planning commissions by the governor and the state auditor. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Organization
HB 59 78-1 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to the governor's budget and the governor's report on state agency efficiency. House: Government Reform Received from the House
SB 15 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 19 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
SJR 4 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to grant one or more reprieves in a capital case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the compilation and distribution of the state budget by the governor and to payment of certain tax refunds. House: Government Reform Reported engrossed
HB 10 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to performance reviews of school districts. House: Government Reform No action taken in committee
HB 11 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to designating the presiding officer of the governing body of certain state agencies. House: Government Reform Reported engrossed
HB 15 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the oversight of regional planning commissions by the governor and the state auditor. House: Government Reform Reported engrossed
HB 7 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to governmental entities and certain regulatory practices; providing a penalty. House: Government Reform
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 12 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to designating the presiding officer of the governing body of certain state agencies. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 13 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the oversight of regional planning commissions by the governor and the state auditor. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 20 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the governor's budget authority and to the payment of certain tax refunds. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HR 344 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 7. Reported enrolled
SB 2 78-3 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the organization, board membership, and functions of certain governmental agencies and to the transfer of certain functions to other governmental agencies. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SR 132 78-3 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 7. Reported enrolled
HB 8 78-4 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the appointment of certain officers of the State Board of Education. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 260 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to providing the governor with sole discretion to commute punishment in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 726 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to procedures and policies concerning the duration, eligibility for renewal, and assumption of costs of criminal justice grant projects. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1129 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the appointment of members of the governing board of a state university or university system. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 1893 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to removal of certain state officers convicted of a felony offense. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2081 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to the creation of a commutation process for certain seriously ill inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2147 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to contributions for the governor for a day or speaker's reunion day ceremony. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2439 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to uses of balances in the inaugural fund. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2618 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the funding and operation of certain emergency management and disaster relief programs. House: Public Safety
Senate: Finance
No action taken in committee
HB 2626 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to legislative review and gubernatorial suspension of certain rules of state agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2908 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to transferring the Texas Strategic Military Planning Commission to the office of the governor. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3033 77-0 (2001) Author: Moreno, Joe Relating to the composition of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
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
HJR 6 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for gubernatorial appointment to fill vacancies in the offices of appellate justices and judges and for nonpartisan retention elections for those justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HJR 21 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide the governor with sole discretion to commute punishment in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HJR 45 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the governor to call a special session for the appointment of presidential electors under certain circumstances. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 59 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 93 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for gubernatorial appointment for the offices of justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of criminal appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 96 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the governor to remove from office officers in the executive branch of state government who were appointed by a governor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 550 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David | et. al. Relating to the creation of a life science task force. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 760 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the composition of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 761 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the composition of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1203 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al. Relating to coastal area hazard reduction and recovery planning and operations. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 1396 77-0 (2001) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the requirement that state agencies notify the governor's office of job vacancies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1643 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the review by the governor of certain conveyances for conservation purposes. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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 1805 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to transferring the Texas Strategic Military Planning Commission to the office of the governor. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
SCR 4 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Authorizing a portrait of Governor George W. Bush to be placed in the Texas Capitol. Signed by the Governor
SCR 13 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Inviting the Governor to address a joint session of the legislature on Wednesday, January 24, 2001, at 11:30 a.m. Filed with the Secretary of State
SCR 70 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Recalling S.B. No. 1672 from the governor. Signed by the Governor
SJR 3 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for gubernatorial appointment for the offices of justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of criminal appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 30 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a revision of Article IV, Texas Constitution, relating to the executive branch of state government. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 1 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos Commending Rick Perry for his service to the Texas Legislature and congratulating him in his new position as Governor of Texas. Reported enrolled
HB 392 76-0 (1999) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette Relating to the selection and supervision of the executive director of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 432 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to legislative review and gubernatorial suspension of certain rules of state agencies. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 486 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the selection and supervision of the executive director of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 515 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the funding and operation of certain emergency management and disaster relief programs. House: Public Safety Reported favorably as amended
HB 556 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to permitting certain persons to seek an expunction of arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 557 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to permitting certain persons to seek an expunction of arrest records and files. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 564 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to a border commerce coordinator designated by the governor. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective immediately
HB 766 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to creating a bill of rights for Texas businesses. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 930 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the operation and oversight of a regional planning commission, council of government, or other similar regional planning agency. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 2022 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the designation of a small business advocate to head the Office of Small Business Assistance. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2383 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the conduct of primary elections. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2767 76-0 (1999) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to a border commerce coordinator in the governor's office. House: State, Federal & International Relations Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3677 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to requirements of a local option election. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3702 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John Relating to a governor's private citizen committee to study and recommend cost control in state government. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 1 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on Wednesday, January 27, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. Filed with the Secretary of State
HCR 155 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David Urging the Railroad Commission of Texas and the governor of Texas to review recommendations by the Railroad Advisory Committee regarding service by rail carriers. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HCR 313 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make a technical correction in H.B. No. 2022. Signed by the Governor
HJR 7 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on the Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the House of Representatives. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 44 76-0 (1999) Author: Ramsay, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the filling of a vacancy in the office of governor or lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 74 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the commissioner of health and human services serves at the pleasure of the governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Services
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 95 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the adjutant general serves at the pleasure of the governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 79 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al.
Relating to the employment and supervision of the executive director of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 100 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the design of a quarter dollar coin commemorating the State of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1136 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to a border commerce coordinator in the governor's office. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1707 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the composition of the State Board of Education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1744 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to creating a bill of rights for Texas businesses. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SCR 4 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Arranging for the canvass for the votes cast for governor and lieutenant governor. Signed by the Governor
SJR 5 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide a four-year term for the head of the state agency that has responsibility for coordinating health and human services and to provide that the term run concurrently with the term of the governor. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SJR 11 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appointment of appellate justices and judges by the governor with retention elections on a nonpartisan ballot for those justices and judges, for the nonpartisan election and retention or rejection of district judges, for the election of certain district judges from state representative districts or commissioners court precincts, and for the alteration of the terms of certain judicial offices. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 191 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to legislative review and gubernatorial suspension of certain rules of state agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1449 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to reporting concerning fundraising for governor for a day and speaker's reunion day ceremonies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 1781 75-0 (1997) Author: Shields, John | et. al. Relating to creating a governor's committee to study cost control in state government. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2884 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the archives of the governor's office. House: State, Federal & International Relations Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3157 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to excepting certain legislative documents from required disclosure under the open records law. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HCR 2 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Carona, John
Requesting that the governor consider including a veterans' representative on various boards and commissions. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 11 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Requesting the governor to order the state flag to be flown at half-staff to honor the memory of Fort Bend County Assistant District Attorney Gil Epstein. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HR 11 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Requesting the governor to order the state flag flown at half-staff in memory of Fort Bend County Assistant District Attorney Gil Epstein. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 942 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to creating a governor's committee to study cost control in state government. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1334 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to reporting concerning fundraising for governor for a day and speaker's reunion day ceremonies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1567 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the appointment, senate confirmation, and suspension or removal of port pilots. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1702 75-0 (1997) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the records of the executive office of the governor. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 1710 75-0 (1997) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the removal of certain appointive officers from office for good cause. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 39 74-0 (1995) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to the date of the primary elections in a gubernatorial election year. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 723 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to legislative review and gubernatorial suspension of certain rules of state agencies. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 735 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to uses of balances in the inaugural fund; making an appropriation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1460 74-0 (1995) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to establishment of the office of administrative rule review within the office of the governor. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1925 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to establishment of the agency human resource center within the office of the governor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2260 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to requiring the printing of the governor's vetoes and veto proclamations with the general and special laws passed by the legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2322 74-0 (1995) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to transferring the music, film, television, and multimedia office from the office of the governor to the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2366 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the transfer of certain programs from the governor's office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3051 74-0 (1995) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to abolishing the State Employee Incentive Commission and the productivity bonus program and transferring responsibility for the state employee incentive program to the governor's office. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 92 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Establishing the Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HJR 23 74-0 (1995) Author: Averitt, Kip Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times an official in the executive or legislative department of the state may be elected. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 56 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HJR 70 74-0 (1995) Author: Park, Carolyn Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 83 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of years that a person may serve in an elective executive department office of state government. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 102 74-0 (1995) Author: Horn, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the governor to veto provisions of an appropriation act other than items of appropriation and to reduce the amount of an item of appropriation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 940 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to requiring senate confirmation of the governor's appointment of the city or county elected official and the one resident from the coastal area to the Coastal Coordination Council. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1020 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the transfer of certain programs from the governor's office. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
SCR 14 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Black, Layton
Directing that a portrait of Governor Ann Richards be placed in an appropriate location in the Texas Capitol. Signed by the Governor
SJR 10 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and certain district judges by the governor and to confirmation elections on a nonpartisan ballot of those justices and judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 22 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
SJR 24 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
SJR 37 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 296 73-0 (1993) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to consent decrees, agreed judgments, and settlements of legal disputes involving the state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 526 73-0 (1993) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the office of inspector general for education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2260 73-0 (1993) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the transfer of programs from certain executive agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Record vote
HB 2281 73-0 (1993) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Relating to the acceptance of gifts and grants by the Governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HCR 19 73-0 (1993) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Inviting Governor Ann W. Richards to address the Regular Session of the 73rd Legislature in Joint Session at 12 noon Wednesday, January 27, 1993. Filed with the Secretary of State
HCR 160 73-0 (1993) Author: Hunter, Bob Establishing the Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Posting rule suspended
HCR 170 73-0 (1993) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Instructing the House enrolling clerk to make a correction to H.B. 2281. Signed by the Governor
HJR 27 73-0 (1993) Author: Averitt, Kip Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times an official in the executive or legislative department of the state may be elected. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 55 73-0 (1993) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on executive and legislative officers of this state. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 927 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the transfer of certain programs from the governor's office. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1299 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the appointment by the governor of the governing bodies of certain nonprofit corporations that administer public job training funds. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 104 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Establishing the Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SJR 1 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times an official in the executive or legislative department of the state may be elected. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SR 426 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill Requesting the Governor of the State of Texas to use discretionary funds for the continued operation and maintenance of the Old Stone Fort. Senate: Administration Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 193 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the establishment of an Office of Federal Funds Management within the Office of the Governor. House: State, Federal & International Relations Left pending in committee
HB 672 72-0 (1991) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the distribution of certain federal grant funds by the Criminal Justice Division of the office of the governor. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 716 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the creation of the international affairs division in the governor's office. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 759 72-0 (1991) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the availability of bail for a person awaiting extradition after the service of the governor's warrant of arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 840 72-0 (1991) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the composition of the governing bodies of certain state agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 909 72-0 (1991) Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al. Relating to the abolition of the Council on Disabilities and to the transfer of its functions to the operation of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities. House: Government Organization Left pending in subcommittee
HB 910 72-0 (1991) Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al. Relating to abolition of the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council and the transfer of certain of the council's functions to the governor's office, the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Department of Community Affairs, the Department of Information Resources, and the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Government Organization Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
HB 1137 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the establishment of the Office of Texas-Mexico Relations in the governor's office. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1332 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the establishment of an office of protocol. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Federal & Intl. Relations
HB 1964 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the authority of the governor to designate the presiding officer and executive director of certain state boards and commissions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2110 72-0 (1991) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to emergency appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2848 72-0 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to transferring responsibility for certain immigration-related matters from the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council to the governor's office and to placing responsibility for certain refugee-related matters with the governor's office. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HJR 31 72-0 (1991) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times an official in the executive or legislative department of the state may be elected. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HJR 35 72-0 (1991) Author: Kubiak, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the inauguration date for the governor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 53 72-0 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the governor to appoint a member of the senate and a member of the house of representatives to state boards, committees, commissions, and other agencies in the executive branch of state government. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 337 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to the availability of bail for a person awaiting extradition after the service of the governor's warrant of arrest. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 373 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the creation of the office of rural affairs in the office of the governor. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 379 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Relating to abolition of the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council and the transfer of certain of the council's functions to the governor's office, the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Department of Community Affairs, the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission, the Department of Information Resources, the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, the Texas Department of Commerce, and the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 381 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Schechter, Sue
Relating to the abolition of the council on disabilities and to the transfer of its functions to and the operation of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 578 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to faculty representation on the governing boards of certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1472 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the distribution of certain federal grant funds by the Criminal Justice Division of the office of the governor. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SCR 2 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Providing for a joint session to canvass the votes for governor and lieutenant governor, and for a joint session for the inaugural ceremony. Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 31 72-0 (1991) Author: Sibley, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times an official in the executive or legislative department of the state may be elected. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 864 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Encouraging the governor to issue an executive order relating to state agency contracts with historically underutilized businesses. Reported enrolled
HJR 23 72-1 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the location of state-wide elected officials' residences. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 6 72-1 (1991) Author: Sibley, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times an official in the executive or legislative department of the state may be elected. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 9 72-1 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the terms of office for officers appointed by the Governor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 3 72-2 (1991) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment to clarify that the annual salary paid to the governor is not reduced solely because of the governor's temporary absence from the state or temporary disability. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SJR 6 72-2 (1991) Author: Sibley, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times an official in the executive or legislative department of the state may be elected. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 1 72-3 (1992) Author: Sibley, David | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times an official in the executive or legislative department of the state may be elected. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 12 72-4 (1992) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Authorizing and adopting a flag for the governor of Texas. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources Referred to Cultural & Historical Resources
SJR 3 72-4 (1992) Author: Sibley, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times an official in the executive or legislative department of the state may be elected. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1848 71-0 (1989) Author: Perry, Rick
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the authorization of the governor to administer an oath, affidavit, or affirmation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1897 71-0 (1989) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to faculty representation on the governing boards of certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2058 71-0 (1989) Author: Thomas, Bill
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to preservation and maintenance of the Governor's Mansion. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2345 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the authority of the governor to designate the presiding officer and executive director of certain state boards and commissions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2684 71-0 (1989) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to the creation of an advisory council for the selection of members of governing boards of public senior colleges and universities. House: Higher Education Reported favorably w/amendment(s)
HB 2758 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to access to and preservation of governmental documents of the State of Texas. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources Pending in committee
HCR 31 71-0 (1989) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Inviting Governor William P. Clements to address a joint session. Signed by the Governor
HCR 119 71-0 (1989) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh | et. al.
Requesting the governor to direct the Board of Pardons and Paroles to investigate certain cases involving victimization by domestic violence. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HJR 52 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and certain district judges by the governor and to confirmation elections on a nonpartisan ballot of those justices... House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
HJR 90 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Governor to appoint members of the Legislature to boards, commissions, committees and other appointive panels in the Executive Department of State government. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 158 71-0 (1989) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the organization, powers, and duties of the energy management center of the office of the governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 860 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to certain reports made to the governor and legislature concerning radiation and the federal transport of high-level radioactive waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 928 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to faculty representation on the governing boards of certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 989 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the oversight of the Governor's Mansion. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1234 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation of an advisory council for the selection of members of governing boards of public senior colleges and universities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SCR 168 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Directing that a suitable portrait of Governor William P. Clements, Jr., be placed in the rotunda of the Texas Capitol. House: House Administration Signed by the Governor
SJR 22 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and certain district judges by the governor and to confirmation elections on a nonpartisan ballot ... Senate: State Affairs Referred to Special Subcommittee
SR 99 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector | et. al. Requesting that the Senate, through the confirmations process, strive to achieve the most inclusive representation on each board or in each agency. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SR 761 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al. Directing the Committee on Nominations to prepare a study of gubernatorial appointments. Senate: Administration Adopted
HB 59 71-2 (1989) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to court commissions for filling vacancies in the offices of district judges. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
HJR 7 71-2 (1989) Author: Hill, Patricia Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the filling of vacancies in the offices of district judges by appointment of the governor. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
SB 32 71-2 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to court commissions for filling vacancies in the offices of district judges. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 4 71-2 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the filling of vacancies in the offices of district judges by appointment of the governor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 16 71-3 (1990) Author: Smith, Terral Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges by the governor and to confirmation elections on a nonpartisan ballot of those justices and judges.... House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
HJR 17 71-3 (1990) Author: Smith, Terral Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appointment of certain district judges by the governor and to confirmation elections on a nonpartisan ballot of those judges from single-member divisions. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SCR 18 71-4 (1990) Author: Leedom, John Directing that a portrait of Governor Bill Clements be placed in the rotunda of the Texas Capitol. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
SCR 15 71-5 (1990) Author: Leedom, John Directing that a portrait of Governor William P. Clements, Jr., be placed in the rotunda of the State Capitol. Received from the Senate
SJR 10 71-5 (1990) Author: Edwards, Chet Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the procedures for filling vacancies in certain state and district offices. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HJR 5 71-6 (1990) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the procedures for filling vacancies in certain state and district offices. Filed
SJR 2 71-6 (1990) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the procedures for filling vacancies in certain state and district offices. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 542 70-0 (1987) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to appointments by the governor to the board of regents of The University of Texas system. House: Higher Education Pending in committee
HB 555 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to state budget execution. House: Government Organization
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably with substitute
HB 642 70-0 (1987) Author: Cooper, Anne Relating to the appointment by the governor of the commissioner of agriculture. House: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
HB 695 70-0 (1987) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the composition of the governing boards of certain public senior colleges and universities. House: Higher Education Pending in committee
HB 801 70-0 (1987) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission about the composition of state boards and commissions. House: Government Organization 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HCR 11 70-0 (1987) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Providing for canvass of votes for Governor and Lieutenant Governor and appointing a committee to arrange for a joint session and inauguration ceremony. Filed
HJR 67 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of the Judicial Screening Commission on Appellate Court Candidates and Nominees for Appointment. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 85 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to filling vacancies in certain judicial offices. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 34 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the withholding, transfer, time of payment, and commitment of legislative appropriations. Senate: Finance Record vote
SB 183 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Relating to gubernatorial appointments to certain vacancies in state and district offices. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SCR 4 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Providing for canvass of votes for Governor and Lieutenant Governor and appointing a committee to arrange for the joint session and inauguration ceremony. Signed by the Governor
SCR 6 70-0 (1987) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Directing that a suitable portrait of Governor Mark White be placed in the rotunda of the Texas Capitol. Signed by the Governor
SCR 23 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Johnson, Cliff
Requesting the governor to take certain action in the event of a natural or man-made disaster affecting large numbers of livestock. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SJR 2 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the appointment of appellate and district judges by the governor from a list of candidates submitted by court commissions, and for elections on retaining judges in office. Left as pending business in comm.
SJR 53 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to limit the authority of a governor to fill vacancies in state and district offices if the governor is not reelected. Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 7 70-2 (1987) Author: Hollowell, Bill
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to state budget execution. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HR 23 70-2 (1987) Author: Edwards, Al Creating a special committee to investigate impeachment of the governor. House: State Affairs
SCR 9 70-2 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank Establishing the Joint Special Committee on Address. Senate: Administration, Special Referred to Administration
HB 1893 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to the investigation by the Governor's Office of requests for extradition of Texas residents to another state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 1983 69-0 (1985) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the funding of criminal justice programs administered by local governments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2318 69-0 (1985) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to the creation of the Texas emergency economic opportunity funds and economic development in the state. House: Science & Technology 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HJR 49 69-0 (1985) Author: Patterson, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times a person may be elected governor, lieutenant governor, or speaker of the house of representatives. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HR 577 69-0 (1985) Author: Wright, Brad The Texas House of Representatives urges the Governor of Texas to refrain from imposing a Section 1122 capital expenditure review program until the loss of federal funds becomes a certainty, etc.
SB 856 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the investigation by the governor's office of requests for extradition of Texas residents to another state and to recall of warrant by the governor. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably w/o amendments
HR 4 69-1 (1985) Author: Wright, Brad Requesting the Governor of Texas to refrain from imposing a Section 1122 capital expenditure review program until the loss of federal funds becomes a certainty, as evidenced by notification in writing by the ...
SB 42 69-2 (1986) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the withholding, transfer, time of payment, and commitment of legislative appropriations and the relevant authority and duty of the governor and the Legislative Budget Board. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
HB 27 69-3 (1986) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to the withholding, transfer, time of payment, and commitment of legislative appropriations. House: Appropriations Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 7 69-3 (1986) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the withholding, transfer, time of payment, and commitment of legislative appropriations and the relevant authority and duty of the governor and the Legislative Budget Board. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 166 68-0 (1983) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the days on which emergency elections ordered by the governor may be held and the content of an emergency election proclamation. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HCR 14 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Requesting the governor to give greater consideration to appointment of older citizens to state boards and commissions. House: Retirement and Aging Signed by the Governor
HCR 103 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Requesting the governor to initiate an annual Distinguished Citizen Award. House: State Affairs Signed by the Governor
HJR 23 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, to remove any officer holding a position filled by gubernatorial appointment. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HR 516 68-0 (1983) Author: Hilbert, Paul Urging Governor White to continue efforts to insure victims of the Houston - area storm receive needed assistance.
SB 194 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the times at which certain vacancies in state and district offices may be filled, appointments to fill vacancies for certain partial terms, the terms of certain state and district officers, and the time at which certain terms expire. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1308 68-0 (1983) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Clark, Jerry
Relating to the authority of the governor to appoint an agent to sign for the governor or use the governor's signature on certain documents relating to criminal justice. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Effective immediately
SCR 3 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hollowell, Bill
Providing for canvass of votes cast for Governor and Lieutenant Governor and appointing a joint committee to arrange for the Joint Session and inauguration ceremony. Signed by the Governor
SCR 142 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John Requesting Governor Mark White to award an annual Distinguished Citizen Award. Received from the Senate
HB 16 68-1 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to an appropriation from the municipal court judges and personnel training fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
HB 14 68-2 (1984) Author: Criss, Lloyd Making an appropriation of funds in the municipal court judges and personnel training fund. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 367 67-0 (1981) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the criminal justice division in the governor's office, the criminal justice division advisory board, and the criminal justice planning fund. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 477 67-0 (1981) Author: Ceverha, Bill Relating to the authority of the governor's Division of Disaster Emergency Services to provide financial assistance to private aviators for certain services. House: Government Organization Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1560 67-0 (1981) Author: Sharp, John Relating to executive and legislative review of rules of state agencies. House: State Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1566 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the elections for which the governor is to issue proclamations. House: Elections Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 2109 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the term of office of the person elected governor or lieutenant governor by the legislature. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HJR 78 67-0 (1981) Author: Cockerham, Jerry
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected governor or lieutenant governor and to provide that the lieutenant governor's compensation is set by law. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
SB 127 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Lewis, Gibson
Relating to the criminal justice division in the governor's office, the criminal justice division advisory board, the criminal justice planning fund, and allocation, distribution, reporting, and use of certain crimes; authorizing appropriations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 202 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to intergovernmental efficiency and coordination in grant and contact management. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 695 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the elections for which the governor is to issue proclamations. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 696 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the line of succession to the governorship or lieutenant governorship and the term of office of the person declared or elected governor or lieutenant governor by the legislature. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Elections
SB 1150 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Presnal, Bill
Relating to a transfer of funds and a supplemental appropriation to the office of the governor for disasters and emergencies. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SJR 15 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to extend the governor's removal power to all gubernatorially appointed public officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 18 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected governor or lieutenant governor and to provide that the lieutenant governor's compensation is set by law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 20 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the date the governor takes office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 27 67-0 (1981) Author: McKnight, Peyton Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide two-year terms for the governor and lieutenant governor. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee unfavorably
HCR 40 67-1 (1981) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Authorizing the governor to direct the Air Control Board to proceed with motor vehicle inspection program for Harris County. House: Rules Withdrawn from calendar
HCR 3 67-2 (1982) Author: Kubiak, Dan Requesting Governor Clements to include fire ant legislation in the subjects that may be considered during 2nd Called Session. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Administration, Special
Posting rule suspended
HB 1125 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to the budget execution powers of the governor. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 1717 66-0 (1979) Author: Florence, Buck Relating to the official residence of the governor. House: State Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1820 66-0 (1979) Author: Gaston, Frank Relating to the authority of the governor to conduct examinations of institutions and agencies of the executive branch of state government; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1848 66-0 (1979) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to the expansion of the Governor's Coordinating Office for the Visually Handicapped to provide services for severely handicapped individuals with other than visual disabilities; providing for the Governor's Coordinating Office for the Visually Handicapped to be renamed the "Governor's Coordinating Office for the Severely Handicapped". House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Agencies and Licensing
HB 2063 66-0 (1979) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to abolition of the Governor's Coordinating Office for the Visually Handicapped and transer of its powers, duties, and functions. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 2099 66-0 (1979) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to a performance audit of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation. House: Transportation Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 2210 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the authority of the governor to transfer programs of certain offices and agencies to other agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 10 66-0 (1979) Author: Bush, Bob Requesting the governor to appoint a study committee on alcohol and drug abuse. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HJR 29 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the legislature to give budget execution authority to the governor. House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
HJR 35 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment to give the governor limited power to remove appointed officers. House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
HJR 48 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected to the office of governor. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 49 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected to the office of governor. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 56 66-0 (1979) Author: Kubiak, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of consecutive terms that a person may be elected governor. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 69 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the budget execution authority of the governor. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 83 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected governor, lieutenant governor, or attorney general. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 84 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of consecutive terms that a person may be elected governor, lieutenant governor, or attorney general. House: Constitutional Amendments Message from the Governor recorded in Journal
HJR 86 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to execution of the state budget. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 92 66-0 (1979) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate the constitutional authority of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
SB 625 66-0 (1979) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Cartwright, Donald
Relating to the report to the governor by the State Board of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 1041 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the expansion of the Governor's Coordinating Office for the Visually Handicapped to provide services for severely handicapped individuals with other than visual disabilities; providing for the Governor's Coordinating Office for the Visually Handicapped to be renamed the "Governor's Coordinating Office for the Severely Handicapped" Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 1251 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Hill, Gerald
Relating to the authority of the governor to transfer certain programs of certain offices and agencies to other agencies. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Governor submitted as emergency
SB 1253 66-0 (1979) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to the governor's authority to designate the charimen of state boards and commissions. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1317 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the conducting and financing of ceremonies and events for the inauguration of the governor and lieutenant governor. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
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SCR 2 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Waters, Ron
Providing for a joint session to canvass votes providing for Inaugural committees providing for a joint session for inaugration . Signed by the Governor
SJR 8 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Simpson, Bob
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the governor to remove appointed officers with the advice and consent of the senate; and allowing the governor to call a special session of the senate for this purpose. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 22 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected to the office of governor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SJR 27 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected governor or lieutenant governor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 34 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the date the governor takes office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 39 66-0 (1979) Author: Harris, O.H. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the budget execution powers of the governor and the power of veto or reduce items of appropriations. Senate: State Affairs Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
HB 314 65-0 (1977) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to regulation of the style and format of certain periodic reports to the governor or the legislature. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 584 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to biennial reports by the governor on the organization and efficiency of state agencies. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 713 65-0 (1977) Author: Cartwright, Donald Relating to the report to the governor of the State Board of Insurance. House: Insurance Assigned to Consent Calendar
HB 1651 65-0 (1977) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Governor's Energy Advisory Council and the Advisory Committee to the Governor's Energy Advisory Council. House: Energy Resources Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
HB 1841 65-0 (1977) Author: Clark, Bill Granting the governor authority to delcare legal holidays. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 62 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Requesting the governor to have made a study devising a method of improving the state's decision-making processes relating to the natural resources of the Gulf Coast. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 68 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike Requesting the governor to take necessary steps to protect coastal natural resources through state programs. House: State Affairs Assigned to Resolutions Calendar
HCR 152 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, Ron Requesting the Governor recognize citizens by a awarding an annual Distinguished Citizen Award in each of the following areas: the arts and humanities, science, education, public service, and human rights. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on Calendars
HCR 186 65-0 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Expressing support for the governor in efforts to relieve the burden of the federal flood insurance program. Senate: Administration Signed by the Governor
HJR 11 65-0 (1977) Author: Simpson, Bob
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Proposing an amendment to Article IV, Section 9, of the Texas Constitution, to permit the legislature to give budget execution authority to the governor. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Finance
Reported from committee favorably
HJR 12 65-0 (1977) Author: Simpson, Bob Proposing an amendment to Article IV, of the Texas Constitution, to give the governor limited power to remove appointed officers. House: Constitutional Amendments Assigned to Constitutional Amendments Calendar
HJR 22 65-0 (1977) Author: Kubiak, Dan Proposing an amendment to Article IV, Sections 4, 22, and 23, of the Texas Constitution, so as to change the term of office for the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, comptroller of public accounts, treasurer, commissioner of the general land office, secretary of state, and certain statutory state officers from foru years to two years. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 43 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the budget execution authority of the governor. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 57 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to limit the number of times that a person may be elected to the office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
SB 332 65-0 (1977) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to biennial reports by the governor on the organization and efficiency of state agencies; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 458 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to state expenditures for inauguration of the governor and the lieutenant governor; authorizing an appropriation. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
SB 473 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Olson, Jr., Lyndon
Relating to the requirement that the governor compile and make available to the public certain information concerning regulatory agencies and to cooperation by agencies in furnishing requested information. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Calendars
SB 474 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the requirement that each agency of the state file an annual statement of financial condition with the comptroller of public accounts and the governor. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably
SB 794 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the decentralization of state agencies in the central Texas area. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1186 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the expansion of the Governor's Coordinating Office for the Visually Handicapped to provide services for severely handicapped individuals with other than visual disabilities. Senate: Human Resources Coauthor authorized
SCR 77 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
Requesting the General Land Office and its coastal management advisory committee to continue their efforts through the balance of the program development phase of the Texas Coastal Management Program. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Calendars
SJR 7 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to limit the number of times that a person may be elected to the office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SJR 29 65-0 (1977) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the budget execution authority of the governor. Senate: Finance Considered by committee in public hearing
SJR 32 65-0 (1977) Author: Sherman, Max To permit the legislature to give budget execution authority to the governor. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SJR 33 65-0 (1977) Author: Sherman, Max To give the governor limited power to remove appointed officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SCR 1 65-1 (1977) Author: Adams, Don Addressing the Governor of the State of Texas to remove Donald B. Yarbrough from the office of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas. Senate: Committee of the Whole Referred to Committee of the Whole Senate
SCR 6 65-1 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Requesting the governor to expand the call of the 1st Called Session of the 65th Legislature to include legislation relating to the regulation of nursing homes. Senate: Human Resources Laid on table subject to call
HB 106 64-0 (1975) Author: Reynolds, Richard F. Relating to registration by certain persons engaged in activities designed to influence legislation. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1167 64-0 (1975) Author: Fox, Milton E. Relating to the Governor's Energy Advisory Council and Advisory Committee. House: Energy Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1172 64-0 (1975) Author: Caldwell, Neil
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Providing for a procedure by which federal grant applications may be reviewed. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1182 64-0 (1975) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the development of energy technologies. House: Energy Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1545 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to the authority of the governor to approve, approve with modification, or disapprove, a regulation proposed by an executive agency. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2034 64-0 (1975) Author: Hall, Anthony Creating the Governor's Office of Equal Employment Information; requiring all agencies and departments of the State of Texas, including state-supported institutions of higher learning, to prepare and maintain written plans to assure implementation of programs of equal employment opportunity; requiring such plans to be filed with the Governor's Office of Equal Employement Information on October 1 of each year; requiring progress reports to be filed with the Governor's Office of Equal Employment Information on April 1 of each year; declaring such plans and reports to be public information. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2100 64-0 (1975) Author: Finney, Dave Relating to the designation of the governor to represent the state in negotiating a compact among the states bordering the Republic of Mexico; setting forth the functions and duties of the Greater South Texas Cultural Basin Commission; calling for a biennial report by the governor; and providing for ratification of any compact by the legislature. House: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HCR 50 64-0 (1975) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to requesting the governor to create and convene a special interim public employees occupational safety and health commission. House: Labor Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HCR 98 64-0 (1975) Author: Nugent, James E.
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Requesting the Governor to initiate discussions and negotiations that could lead to importation of water to Texas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by Governor
HCR 135 64-0 (1975) Author: Finney, Dave
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Requesting Governor to represent State of Texas in conference to formulate an interstate compact establishing the Border States Authority. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by Governor
HCR 139 64-0 (1975) Author: Nugent, James E. Requesting the Governor to sign SB 90. Signed by Governor
HJR 44 64-0 (1975) Author: Sullivant, Bill Relating to revising the executive provisions of the constitution. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
HJR 50 64-0 (1975) Author: Gaston, Frank Relating to limiting the number of terms of a Governor. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
HJR 52 64-0 (1975) Author: Gaston, Frank Relating to the Governor's authority for administrative reorganization. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
SB 716 64-0 (1975) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to the designation of the governor to represent the state in negotiating a compact among the states bordering the Republic of Mexico; setting forth the functions and duties of the Greater South Texas Cultural Basin Commission; calling for a biennial report by the governor; and providing for ratification of any compact by the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 841 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Providing for legislative recognition of the problems relating to congestion of traffic in the Capitol Complex and urban problems caused by the high concentration of state employees in the capital; providing for the creation of a Division of State Government Decentralization in the office of the governor; providing for the employment of staff; requiring that the Division undertake certain studies and establishing procedures for the conduct of such studies. Senate: Administration Referred to Committee on Administration
SCR 2 64-0 (1975) Author: Adams, Don
Sponsor: Nowlin, James
Providing for a joint committee composed of seven members of the senate and seven members of the house to be appointed by the presiding officer of the respective houses to arrange for the canvas of the votes cast for governor and lieutenant governor at the general election held on the first Tuesday in November, 1974, and that a joint session of the senate and house be held in the hall of the house of representatives at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 16, 1975, for the purpose of counting said votes and receiving the report and hearing the declaration of the results of the canvas; providing for a joint committee composed of seven members of the senate and seven members of the house of representatives to also be appointed by the presiding officer of the respective houses to arrange for the inaugeration of the governor-elect and the lieutenant governor-elect as determined by the canvass of the votes; providing for expenses incurred by the committee arranging for the inauguration of the governor-elect and lieutenant governor-elect to be paid out of the expense fund of the 64th Legislature upon authority of the chairman of said joint committee with approval of the respective chairmen of the Administration Committee of the Senate and the Administration Committee of the House of Representatives; instructing the State Board of Control to close all entrances to the capitol grounds on Tuesday, January 21, 1975, at 15th Street and North Congress Avenue, 14th Street at Colorado, San Jacinto, and Brazos Streets, and all other entrances to the capitol area on Congress Avenue, San Jacinto, and Colorado Streets except for those vehicles approed by the inaugural committee as necessary for use in connection with the ceremony and the program following; providing for state visitor parking lots numbers one and two to be closed to all parking except those vehicles approved by the inaugural committee. Filed without Governor's signature
SJR 14 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Amending Constitution to revise the executive provisions; providing transition provisions. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
SJR 52 64-0 (1975) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Amending Constitution relating to Governor's budget execution authority. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
SJR 54 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Amending Constitution to revise the executive provisions of the Texas Constitution. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
HB 239 63-0 (1973) Author: Allred, Dave Relating to the expiration of the Governor's Committee on Human Relations and providing an appropriation. House: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 490 63-0 (1973) Author: Kaster, James J. Relating to the establishment of the Division of Technical-Vocational Education in the governor's office and the appointment of the Advisory Council for Technical-Vocational Education. House: Education Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1142 63-0 (1973) Author: Clayton, Bill Amending the Interagency Planning Councils Act by adding thereto a section requiring an Office of Information Systems within the Governor's staff, requiring the Governor's recommendations on all requests for acquiring data processing and telecommunications equipment. House: State Affairs Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1502 63-0 (1973) Author: Newton, Jon P.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the establishment of additional powers, duties, and functions of the division of planning coordination in the governor's office. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HJR 14 63-0 (1973) Author: Bowers, Sid Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to remove the requirement that the governor give a message to the legislature at the close of his herm of office concerning the condition of the state and his recommendations for legislation. House: State Affairs Committee hearing notice posted
HJR 22 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Gene Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide that a person who has served two consecutive terms as governor may not succeed himself. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 37 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the expiration of the Governor's Committee on Human Relations and providing and appropriation. Senate: Human Resources Laid on table subject to call
SB 89 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Grant Requiring state agencies and departments to submit quarterly expenditure plans; authorizing the governor, as the state's chief executive officer, to review agency and department expenditure plans; authorizing the Governor to withhold spending approval for certain expenditures; authorizing the governor to transfer certain funds within a state agency or department; providing severability clause. Senate: Finance Sent to subcommittee
SB 243 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Grant Creating a Division of Technical-Vocational Education in the governor's office and the appointment of the Advisory Council for Technical-Vocational Education. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 495 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the establishment, powers, duties, and functions of a division of environmental study and coordination in the governor's office. Senate: State Affairs Committee substitute
SCR 5 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles Providing for the appointment of joint committees for the purpose of canvassing votes for Governor and Lieutenant Governor and arranging for the Inaguration of the Governor-elect and the Lieutenant Governor-elect. Signed by Governor
SCR 8 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles Recommending the closing of state officess and departments at noon Tuesday, January 16, 1973. Signed by Governor
SCR 14 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles Closing State Offices on Thursday, January 25, in Tribute to the President. Signed by Governor
SCR 114 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles Directing the Governor's Office to conduct a study to utilize science and technology in state government. House: Rules
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Rules
SCR 142 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Newton, Jon P.
Suspending the Joint Rules to take up H.B. 1502. Filed without Governor's signature
SCR 144 63-0 (1973) Author: Santiesteban, H. Directing the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles in cooperation with the governor to undertake a speedy review of the case file of all individuals currently serving penitentiary sentences for convictions involving violations of Article 725b in the light of penalties set forth in the revised statutes. Received from the Senate
SJR 3 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Amending the Texas Constitution to provide that a person who has served two consecutive terms as governor may not succeed himself. Senate: State Affairs Defeat by Senate reported
HR 12 63-1 (1973) Author: Lewis, Gibson Urging the Governor to call a special session concerning the energy crisis. House: State Affairs
HR 13 63-1 (1973) Author: Kubiak, Dan Requesting the Governor to open the call of the current session to urgent matters concerning education. House: Education
HB 1567 62-0 (1971) Author: Slider, James L.
Sponsor: Watson, Murray
Relating to the provision of a focal point for State Planning and Coordination.
HB 1569 62-0 (1971) Author: Farenthold, Frances Relating to the creation of a Governor's Committee on Early Childhood Education.
HCR 4 62-0 (1971) Author: Cavness, Don
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Providing for Joint Committees of the House and Senate to arrange for canvass of votes cast for Governor-elect and Lieutenant Governor-elect at the General Election and to make inaugural arrangements.
HCR 58 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Concerning intra-state reciprocal retirement plan.
HJR 71 62-0 (1971) Author: Poerner, John H. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to provide a four- year term of office for the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, comptroller, Treasurer, Commissioner of the General Land Office, and statutory state officers elected statewide who now have two-year terms.
SB 590 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to amending the Land and Conservation Fund Act 0f 1965 to authorize the appointment of State Liason Officer.
SB 824 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray Relating to the provision of a focal point for State Planning and Coordination.
SCR 2 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Providing for Joint Committees to canvass votes in the general election for Governor and Lieutenant Governor and to arrange for the inauguration.
SCR 79 62-0 (1971) Author: Connally, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Von Dohlen, Tim
Creating special legislative committee to serve as liaison between State agencies in working to solve problems created by drought.
SJR 1 62-0 (1971) Author: Creighton, Tom
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Texas so as to provide a four-year term for the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Treasurer, Commissioner of General Land Office, Secretary of State, and certain statutory state officers.
SJR 12 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for an orderly transition in the office of the Governor by authorizing certain funds to be appropriated for the use of the new Governor-elect.
HCR 22 62-3 (1972) Author: Denton, Lane Requesting the Governor to open the Call to consideration of certain legislative matters.
HCR 26 62-3 (1972) Author: Kubiak, Dan Requesting that the Governor submit to the 62nd Legislature, 3rd Called Session, for consideration the subject of amendments to those sections of the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways relating to brake and lighting equipment requirements on trailers.
HCR 37 62-3 (1972) Author: Cobb, L. Dean Requesting the Governor to submit to the 62nd Legislature, 3rd Called Session, for consideration House Bill 8, to allow "spray dipping" of livestock.
HB 50 62-4 (1972) Author: Doran, Jr., Hilary B. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Governor of the State of Texas to determine certain facts specified by the Legislature as a prerequisite to the expenditures of certain appropriations; providing the procedures incident thereto.
HB 51 62-4 (1972) Author: Doran, Jr., Hilary B. | et. al. Relating to granting to the Governor authority to meet situations presenting an emergency and an imperative public necessity.
SB 15 62-4 (1972)
SB 27 62-4 (1972)
SB 28 62-4 (1972)
SB 32 62-4 (1972) Relating to making an appropriation to the Governor for emergency use in accordance with H.B. No. 51, Acts of the 62nd Legislature, 4th Called Session.
HB 431 61-0 (1969) Author: Davis, Cletus A. "Cowboy" Relating to granting to the Governor or any city or town the power, under stated conditions, to declare a state of emergency, etc.
HB 1219 61-0 (1969) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to authorizing the governor's office to arrange planning assistance for political subdivisions; providing an effective date.
HCR 24 61-0 (1969)
HCR 33 61-0 (1969)
HJR 19 61-0 (1969) Author: Stroud, James W. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment creating a Legislative and Executive Compensation Commission, and empowering the Commission to set compensation for Senators, Members of the House of Representatives, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Lieutenant Governor, and the Governor.
SJR 3 61-0 (1969) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for an orderly transition in the office of the governor by authorizing certain funds to be appropriated for the use of a new governor-elect.
HB 276 60-0 (1967) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to planning; designating the Governor the Chief Planning Officer; providing Interagency Planning Councils; establishing a Division of Planning Coordination.
HB 459 60-0 (1967) Author: Wright, John | et. al. Relating to planning; designating the Governor the Chief Planning Officer of the State; providing Interagency Planning Councils; establishing a Division of Planning Coordination.
HB 1118 60-0 (1967) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the governor's approval for reimbursement for certain travel expenses incurred in transacting official business.
HB 1296 60-0 (1967) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to the terms of appointment of members of the Governor's Committee on Public School Education.
HCR 97 60-0 (1967)
HJR 34 60-0 (1967) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide a four-year term of office for the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Treasurer, Commissioner of the General Land Office, Secretary of State, and certain statutory state officers.
HJR 49 60-0 (1967) Author: Foreman, Wilson | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to not require approval by the governor, secretary of state and the comptroller of certain materials and services purchase contracts.

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