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HB 1423 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to signs along certain roads in Hays County. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2737 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Hays County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3372 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1329 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the operation and administration of and practice in courts in the judicial branch of state government; increasing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 375 85-1 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to signs along certain roads in Hays County. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1237 84-0 (2015) Author: Tinderholt, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Burton, Konni
Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 290 in Hays and Travis Counties as the Lieutenant Clay Crabb Memorial Highway. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 890 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the conversion of the West Travis County Public Utility Agency to the Hill Country Regional Water Authority and to the creation of the Hill Country Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue revenue bonds or notes; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty; providing authority to impose fees. House: Special Purpose Districts Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 508 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the conversion of the West Travis County Public Utility Agency to the Hill Country Regional Water Authority and to the creation of the Hill Country Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue revenue bonds or notes; granting the power of eminent domain; providing an administrative penalty; providing authority to impose fees. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 2310 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to appointment of bailiffs for the district courts in Comal, Hays, and Caldwell Counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3345 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the appointment of deputy district clerks in the 428th District Court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2441 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the authority of conservation and reclamation districts in Hays County to issue bonds supported by ad valorem taxes to fund the development and maintenance of recreational facilities. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 83 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit conservation and reclamation districts in Hays and Chambers Counties to issue bonds supported by ad valorem taxes to fund the development and maintenance of parks and recreational facilities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
SB 2030 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to an additional filing fee for civil cases filed in Hays County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 919 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in Hays County. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
SB 242 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in Hays County. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3225 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to development regulations in certain counties. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
SB 1070 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to development regulations in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HR 583 76-0 (1999) Author: Green, Rick Honoring the brave men and women who provided assistance to residents of Harper, Caldwell, and Gonzales counties during the 1998 flood. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
SB 1938 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Rhodes, Alec
Relating to the Hays County juvenile probation department. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1989 74-0 (1995) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the underground storage of appropriated water incidental to a beneficial use. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 985 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the appropriation and regulation of State water for beneficial use, including underground storage or recharge of State water in aquifers, other than that portion of Edwards Aquifer in Kinney, Uvalde, Medina, Bexar, Comal and Hays Counties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2785 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David Relating to the management of spring flow from the Edwards Aquifer and to the increase of the recharge to and the conservation of the water taken from the Edwards Aquifer located in Kinney, Uvalde, Medina, Bexar, Hays and Comal Counties, Texas. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2850 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David Relating to the management of water resources in the counties of Atascosa, Bexar, Caldwell, Calhoun, Comal, DeWitt, Frio, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Jackson, Karnes, Kinney, Medina, Uvalde, Victoria, and Wilson; making an appropriation. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1304 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the appropriation of state water for recharge of certain water bearing sands and aquifers, except the Edwards Aquifer in Kinney, Uvalde, Medina, Bexar, Comal and Hays Counties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1360 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to changing the composition of the Lower Colorado River Authority board of directors by adding a board member who resides in the watershed of the Colorado River in Hays County. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1370 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the management of water resources in the counties of Atascosa, Bexar, Caldwell, Calhoun, Comal, DeWitt, Frio, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Jackson, Karnes, Kinney, Medina, Uvalde, Victoria, and Wilson; making an appropriation. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
HB 509 71-0 (1989) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to supplemental compensation received by the judges of district courts in Caldwell, Comal, Guadalupe, and Hays counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SCR 130 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Linebarger, Libby
Congratulating the Mexican American elected officials of Hays County. Signed by the Governor
HB 186 70-0 (1987) Author: Cooper, Anne
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the redesignation of the County Court at Law of Hays County as County Court at Law No. 1 of Hays County and to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Hays County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
SB 27 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the redesignation of the County Court at Law of Hays County as County Court at Law No. 1 of Hays County and to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Hays County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1768 67-0 (1981) Author: Rains, Don Relating to the approval of proclamation of the Parks and Wildlife Commission by the Commissioners Court of Hays County. House: Environmental Affairs Postponed
HB 2186 66-0 (1979) Author: Rains, Don
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the approval of the Commissioners Court of Hays County of hunting and fishing regulations. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2187 66-0 (1979) Author: Rains, Don
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court at Law of Hays County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1748 64-0 (1975) Author: Rains, Don Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of Criminal District Attorney of Hays County; abolishing the office of County Attorney of Hays County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
SB 796 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Rains, Don
Relating to membership of juvenile boards in Comal, Hays, Caldwell, Austin, and Fayette Counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 797 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Rains, Don
Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of Criminal District Attorney of Hays County; abolishing the office of County Attorney of Hays County; conforming the jurisdiction of the Criminal District Attorney of Caldwell and Comal Counties; prescribing the qualifications and duties and providing compensation of the criminal district attorney; providing for filling the office initially by appointment by the governor and subsequently by election. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 806 63-0 (1973) Author: Poerner, John H.
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to creation of the County Court at Law of Hays County and conforming the jurisdiction and procedures of the County Court of Hays County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1270 63-0 (1973) Author: Poerner, John H. Relating to creation of the 253rd Judicial Districts composed of Comal, Hays, and Caldwell counties; prescribing in addition to its jurisdiction as a district court concurrent jurisdiction with the county courts in said counties in certain cases; providing for transfer of cases. House: Judiciary Committee hearing date
SB 898 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to the creation of the 253rd Judicial District composed of Caldwell, Comal and Hays Counties; prescribing in addition to its jurisdiction as a district court special jurisdiction over the county courts in said counties; amending Subchapter C, Judicial Districts Act of 1969, as amended (Article 199a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by adding Section 3.049; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably
SB 237 62-0 (1971) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Sponsor: Jungmichel, Charles
Relating to the additional compensation for members of the juvenile boards in Comal, Hays, Caldwell, Fayette and Austin Counties.
HB 619 60-0 (1967) Author: Jungmichel, Charles H. Relating to the compensation of members of certain juvenile boards.
SB 508 59-0 (1965) Author: Richter, Walter Hoppe Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of the State Teachers Colleges to accept for the use and benefit of the Southwest Texas State College certain land in Hays County, Texas, to be conveyed by the United States government.
HB 1067 58-0 (1963) Author: Fletcher, Henry A. Relating to giving to Hays County Wimberley Water Supply District sanitary sewer system powers and authority to issue bonds therefor.
SB 499 58-0 (1963) Author: Richter, Walter Hoppe Relating to Hays County Wimberley Water Supply District, by giving said district sanitary sewer system powers and authority to issue bonds therefor.
HB 451 57-0 (1961) Author: Bartram, Raymond A. | et. al. Relating to creating juvenile boards in Comal, Hays, Caldwell, Austin and Fayette Counties.
HB 127 57-1 (1961) Author: Fletcher, Henry A. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to regulatory authority of the Game and Fish Commission in certain counties, so as to include Blanco and Hays Counties; exempting Blanco County from certain provisions.
HB 82 57-3 (1962) Author: Bartram, Raymond A. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the exchange and conveyance of certain State-owned realty for certain realty owned by the United States contingent upon Federal legislation authorizing such transfer.
HB 180 56-0 (1959) Author: Smith, Max Carlton | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to redefine the boundaries of the "Yorks Creek Improvement District".
HB 943 56-0 (1959) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Hays County Wimberley Water Supply District.
SB 432 56-0 (1959) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district, to be known as Hays County Wimberley Water Supply District.
HB 292 55-0 (1957) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of the State Teachers Colleges to execute and deliver to the State Highway Commission right-of-way easements to four (4) tracts of land in Hays County for the construction and maintenance of U.S. Highway 81 extending along and across certain State property owned by the State of Texas for the use and benefit of Southwest Texas State Teachers College.
HB 783 55-0 (1957) Author: Bartram, Raymond A. | et. al. Relating to creating an additional District Court in and for the Counties of Austin, Caldwell, Comal, Fayette, and Hays, to be known as the District Court of the 155th Judicial District.
HB 922 55-0 (1957) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Relating to amending certain Acts by changing the provisions relating to the Board of Directors of the York Creek Improvement District in the Counties of Guadalupe, Hays and Comal.
SB 384 54-0 (1955) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. Relating to creating a conservation district comprising certain territory lying within the Counties of Guadalupe, Hays and Comal, Texas, for the purpose of flood control, and preservation of land and soil and the fertility thereof,and to construct, acquire, improve, carry out, maintain, repair and operate dams, structures, projects and works of improvement for flood prevention (including structural and treatment measures) and for agricultural phases of the conservation, development, utilization and disposal of water within the district, and to purchase or acquire other facilities and equipment necessary or useful in connection therewith and for other purposes for soil conservation and preservation and related matters, and to purchase or acquire land, easements or right-of-ways, and to cooperate with county, state and federal governments in carrying out the purposes of this Act.
HB 839 53-0 (1953) Author: Heideke, Herman A. | et. al. Relating to providing that wild fox may be taken or killed at any time in Guadalupe, Comal, Hays, Blanco and Kendall Counties, and providing that the hides and pelts thereof may be sold.
HB 21 53-1 (1954) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Relating to authorizing and directing the Game and Fish Commission to convey certain land in Hays County, Texas, to San Marcos Independent School District.
HB 204 52-0 (1951) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Relating to authorizing and directing the conveyance by the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission to the State Highway Commission of a portion of the San Marcos State Fish Hatchery, Hays County, Texas.
HB 575 51-0 (1949) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Relating to granting and dedicating right-of-way off of the south side of a tract of land acquired by the State from W. E. Logan, in Hays County.
HB 78 51-1 (1950) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Relating to the County of Hays, prohibiting the transportation of minnows taken in said County beyond the borders of said County for the purpose of sale; limiting the number of minnows to be transported beyond the borders of said County; providing penalties for any violation of this Act.
HB 1015 46-0 (1939) Author: Cleveland, Epp J. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act fixing number of school trustees in Kyle Independent School District in Hays County.
HB 192 42-0 (1931) Author: Shelton, Edgar Poe Relating to levying and collecting annually a Three ($3.00) Dollar road tax against all able-bodied male citizens of Hays County, Texas, who are between the ages of twenty-one and forty-five years.
HB 866 42-0 (1931) Author: Shelton, Edgar Poe Relating to making it unlawful for any person to take or catch any kind of fish in any of the waters in Hays County during the months of February, March and April of each year, fixing a penalty.
SB 62 41-0 (1929) Author: Wirtz, Alvin Jacob Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Hays County, Texas.
HB 174 39-0 (1925) Author: Sheats, Corry Thaddeus Relating to acquitting, quit-claiming, granting and releasing unto Laura Weir Scott, her heirs and assigns all right, title and interest which the State of Texas now has or may hereafter have in and to the tract of 110 acres of land, more or less, part of the J.S. Irvine survey, situated in Hays and Travis Counties, Texas, described in the deed dated April 19, 1922, executed by Mrs. Montie B. Botts to the said Laura Weir Scott, and of record in Book No. 335, page 363 to 365 of the Deed Records of Travis County, Texas, which right, title and interest the State of Texas has or may have. House: Judiciary
SB 12 39-1 (1926) Author: Wirtz, Alvin Jacob Relating to creating Road District Number Three-B (3-B), in Hays County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
HB 685 38-0 (1923) Author: McKean, Sr., A. J. Relating to fixing the time for holding court in the Twenty-second Judicial District, and changing the time of holding the district courts in Austin, Hays and Caldwell Counties, and providing an extra term of court each year for the counties of Hays and Caldwell.
HB 92 36-2 (1919) Author: Bass, Charles Thornton Relating to amending certain laws relating to Kyle Independent School District with reference to its powers.
HB 537 34-0 (1915) Author: Scholl, Louis H. Relating to rendering a more effective to the present road laws of the State in its application and operation in Hays County; prescribing a penalty.
SB 337 34-0 (1915) Author: Harley, James A. Relating to creating a special road law for Hays County.
HB 212 33-0 (1913) Author: Watson, Daniel Relating to diminishing the civil and criminal jurisdiction of the county court of Hay county and to increase and conform the jurisdiction of said county to such change.
HB 899 33-0 (1913) Author: Watson, Daniel Relating to creating the Kyle Independent School District in Hays County, Texas.
HB 900 33-0 (1913) Author: Watson, Daniel Relating to amending the act creating the Buda Independent School District.
SB 153 33-0 (1913) Author: Weinert, Ferdinand C. | et. al. Relating to creating and incorporating the Buda Independent Consolidated County Line School District in Hays and Travis counties.
HB 83 32-1 (1911) Relating to creating the Buda Independent School District, known as Common School District No. 10, in Hays county, Texas.
HB 683 24-0 (1895) Relating to fixing the times and regulating the terms for holding district court in Hays and Caldwell counties, in the Twenty-second Judicial District of Texas.

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