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HB 2383 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the establishment of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law as an independent public institution of higher education; granting a power of eminent domain. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2846 86-0 (2019) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the sale of the Allens Creek Reservoir project. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4436 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to the board of pilot commissioners for Harris County ports. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1915 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Relating to the board of pilot commissioners for Harris County ports. House: Transportation
Senate: Texas Ports, Select
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 2222 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the board of pilot commissioners for Harris County ports. Senate: Texas Ports, Select Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2190 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the public retirement systems of certain municipalities. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3432 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1847 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1416 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2511 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 3659 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the Houston Community College System District service area. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 574 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3807 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1879 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3879 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4512 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the Greater Houston Partnership. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1067 80-0 (2007) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to subdivision replatting by certain municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 360 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to subdivision replatting by certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1096 79-0 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the regulation of dogs in certain municipalities; creating an offense. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Record vote
HB 1473 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha Relating to the composition of the pension board of certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 24 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a moratorium in death penalty cases in which analyses performed by a crime laboratory operated by the City of Houston Police Department were admitted into evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1111 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of dogs; creating an offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1731 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the composition of the pension board of certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1129 78-0 (2003) Author: Farrar, Jessica
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to enforcement of certain types of restrictions in certain municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1904 78-0 (2003) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the transfer of certain state property and the granting of certain state easements from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to the City of Houston. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 6 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a moratorium in death penalty cases in which analyses performed by a crime laboratory operated by the City of Houston Police Department were admitted into evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HR 1100 78-0 (2003) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Encouraging the City of Houston to redevelop Long Point Road. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HR 1295 78-0 (2003) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Encouraging the City of Houston to redevelop Long Point Road. Reported enrolled
SB 982 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the transfer of certain state property and the granting of certain state easements from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to the City of Houston. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1573 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the establishment of a retirement system for officers and employees of certain municipalities and of the retirement system and the transfer of credit from one retirement system to the established system. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 669 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the establishment of a retirement system for officers and employees of certain municipalities and of the retirement system and the transfer of credit from one retirement system to the established system. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
HB 567 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the erection of sound barrier walls along certain parts of Interstate Highway 610 in Houston. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 922 76-0 (1999) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Greater East End Management District; authorizing the issuance of bonds and the imposition of taxes. House: County Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2894 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of the Midtown Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 3799 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the creation of the East Downtown Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 276 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick
Relating to the creation of the Greater East End Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 691 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to the erection of sound barrier walls along certain parts of Interstate Highway 610 in Houston. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 789 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the erection of sound barrier walls along certain parts of Interstate Highway 610 in Houston. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1464 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Houston Downtown Management District. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3174 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Houston Downtown Management District. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1620 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Houston Downtown Management District; granting the authority to issue bonds; authorizing a tax. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HR 143 72-0 (1991) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Requesting the City of Houston, the Houston City Council, and the Department of Aviation not to impose an airport access tax. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SR 151 72-0 (1991) Author: Henderson, Don | et. al. Requesting that the City of Houston, the Houston City Council, and the Department of Aviation not impose an airport access tax for off-site parking lots. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1446 71-0 (1989) Author: Martinez, Roman | et. al.
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
House conferees appointed
HR 482 71-0 (1989) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Honoring the memory of Houston police officers who have died in the line of duty. House: Rules and Resolutions Reported enrolled
SB 639 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to procedures in the municipal courts of record of Houston. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 841 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to s/c on Urban Affairs
HB 3 71-1 (1989) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district. House: Natural Resources 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 10 71-1 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 114 71-2 (1989) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Spkr.
HR 59 71-2 (1989) Author: Wilson, Ron Encouraging the City of Houston to establish a commission on human rights. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 56 71-2 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 120 71-3 (1990) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district;...... House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Spkr.
SB 51 71-3 (1990) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district,...... Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Received from the Senate
HB 57 71-4 (1990) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district;......... House: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/amendment(s)
SB 22 71-4 (1990) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district;.... House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 106 71-5 (1990) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district;.... House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Spkr.
SB 64 71-5 (1990) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district;...... Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 34 71-6 (1990) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district;.... House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Spkr.
SB 39 71-6 (1990) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and dissolution of the Houston Downtown Management District and the power of certain entities to contract with the district;.... Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Received from the Senate
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.
SR 612 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Urging the Texas Historical Commission to recommend Houston's fourth ward for listing in National Register of Historic Places. Senate: Administration, Special
HR 38 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron Welcoming Vice Premiers Deng Xiaoping and Fang-Yi and the delegation from the People's Republic of China on their visit to Houston.
HR 67 65-0 (1977) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Inviting the American Legion to hold a national convention in Houston. House: Rules
SB 757 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Reyes, Ben T.
Relating to the establishment, operation, and maintenance of a foreign-trade zone and subzones of it at the Houston port of entry. House: Regions, Compacts & Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 920 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in the City of Houston and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from municipal courts of record. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SCR 43 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Granting permission to John R. Jenkins to bring suit into any court of competent jurisdiction in the State of Texas against the State of Texas, the Texas Department of Corrections, the County of Harris, the Harris County Sheriff's Department, the Harris County Jail, the Harris County Rehabilitation Center, the City of Houston, the Houston Police Department and the Houston City jail, and that the case shall be tried as other civil cases reserving to either party the right of appeal; providing that in the event such a suit is filed, service of citation or any other necessary process shall be had upon the Secretary of State for the State of Texas, the Direcctor of the Texas Department of Corrections, the Commissioners' Court of Harris County or a member thereof and the County of Harris, the Harris County Sheriff for the Sheriff's Department fo Harris County, the Harris County Jail and the Harris County Rehabilitation Center, the Mayor of the City of Houston for the City of Houston, and the Chief of Police of the City of Houston for the Houston Police Department and the Houston City Jail; providing that nothing herein shall be construed as a waiver of any defense, of law or fact, that may be asserted by or available to said governmental units in said unit, but that all such defenses are hereby specifically reserved; providing that nothing herein shall be construed as an admission on the part of said governmental units as to the validity of any allegation or claims asserted in said suit, and that all allegations or claims asserted in said suit must be proved as in other suits under the same rules as evidence and the same laws as apply in and govern the trial of other civil cases. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by Governor
SB 944 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Creating municipal courts of record in the city of Houston; prescribing the jurisdiction, organization, administration, procedure, and power of municipal courts of record; prescribing the practice in such courts and the appeals from the municipal courts of records; providing for appointment of a judge, court reporter, clerk, and personnel of the court; providing for conforming of the criminal jurisdiction of other courts to the municipal courts of record. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 987 62-0 (1971) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to deleting all reference to the district's power and authority to enter into a contract with the City of Houston with respect to compliance with the policy of such city on the formation of water control and improvement districts within such city's extraterritorial jurisdiction.
HCR 34 62-0 (1971) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Commending the city of South Houston and its Mayor, the Honorable George Washington Christy, on the opening of its new pollution-free waste disposal plant.
HR 450 62-0 (1971) Author: Nelms, Johnny | et. al. Extending a welcome to the Democratic Site Selection Committee and expressing strong support for Houston as 1972 Democratic National Convention site.
HB 81 61-0 (1969) Author: Archer, Jr., William Reynolds "Bill" | et. al. Relating to the establishment by the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System of a medical branch of The University of Texas within the city of Houston, Harris County, Texas, to be known as The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
HB 1056 61-0 (1969) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to authorizing the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas to promulgate and enforce safety rules and regulations on the waterways, channels, and turning basins within its jurisdiction; authorizing the city to provide for the prevention, detection, control, and fighting of fires and explosions on and adjacent to the waterways, channels, and turning basins within its jurisdiction.
SB 812 61-0 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to authorizing the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas, to promulgate and enforce safety rules and regulations on the waterways, channels, and turning basins within its jurisdiction; authorizing the city to provide for the prevention, detection, control, and fighting of fires and explosions on and adjacent to the waterways, channels, and turning basins within its jurisdiction; requiring the employment of necessary personnel and the purchase of equipment; providing that the city may exercise such functions both within and without its corporate boundaries.
HB 324 60-0 (1967) Author: Braun, Meyer Gus Rex | et. al. Relating to authorizing the construction of improvements at certain institutions of The University of Texas System in Dallas, Houston, and Galveston; providing for a method of payment.
HB 621 60-0 (1967) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to creation of the Fourteenth Supreme Judicial District, with the court to be held in Houston.
HB 1119 60-0 (1967) Author: Jones, Delwin | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the establishment of additional health-related educational institutions under the jurisdiction of existing governing boards of state-supported colleges and universities.
SB 115 60-0 (1967) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to establish a medical branch of The University of Texas within the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas, to be known as The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
SB 116 60-0 (1967) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to appropriating to the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System the sum of $10,000,000 to be used for the purpose of planning, constructing, and equipping the physical facilities for The University of Texas Medical School at Houston in the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas.
SB 196 60-0 (1967) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the establishment of additional health-related educational institutions under the jurisdiction of existing governing boards of state-supported colleges and universities.
SB 261 60-0 (1967) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to creation of the Fourteenth Supreme Judicial District, with the court to be held in Houston; also adding Brazos County to the First Judicial District.
SB 274 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to acquire by purchase, exchange, gift or otherwise certain properties to be used for campus expansion and University purposes in The University of Texas System.
SB 464 60-0 (1967) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to directing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to establish and maintain an Institute for Urban Studies in the Fort Worth-Dallas metropolitan area and the Board of Regents of the University of Houston to establish and maintain an Institute for Urban Studies in the Houston metropolitan area.
HB 500 58-0 (1963) Author: Grover, Henry Cushing "Hank" | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to establish a graduate school of biomedical sciences in Houston, Harris County, Texas, to be known as The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston, and to be operated as a component unit of The University of Texas system.
SB 155 58-0 (1963) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to establish a graduate school of biomedical sciences in Houston, Harris County, Texas, to be known as The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and to be operated as a component unit of The University of Texas system.
SB 331 58-0 (1963) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to appropriating money for the construction of a state office building in Houston, Texas, and for the acquisition of a site therefor; authorizing the State Building Commission to accept donations of land for such site.
HB 258 57-0 (1961) Author: Stewart, III, Maco | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act providing that the Court of Civil Appeals for the First Supreme Judicial District may transact its business either at the City of Galveston or the City of Houston.
SB 235 57-0 (1961) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to amending a certain Act to provide that the Court of Civil Appeals for the First Supreme Judicial District may transact its business either at the City of Galveston or the City of Houston.
HB 14 55-0 (1957) Author: Baker, Robert W. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes to change the location of the Court of Civil Appeals for the First Supreme Judicial District from the City of Galveston to the City of Houston and making provision for suitable rooms for such Court and for the justices thereof.
HB 56 54-0 (1955) Author: Baker, Robert W. | et. al. Relating to amending Statutes so as to change the location of the Court of civil Appeals for the First Supreme Judicial District from the City of Galveston to the City of Houston and making provision for suitable rooms for such court and for the justices thereof; providing for the temporary conduct of business at either the City of Galveston or the City of Houston but providing that the change of location from the City of Galveston to the City of Houston shall be completed by January 1, 1956.
HB 437 50-0 (1947) Author: Murphy, Jr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Relating to providing for the establishment, support, maintenance and direction of a University of the first class for the instruction and training of the colored people of this State to be known as "The Texas State University for Negroes" and to be located at Houston, Harris County; and providing for an Agricultural and Mechanical College for colored students to be known as "The Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College" as same is now located at Prairie View, Waller County; providing for establishment of equivalent courses during the interim by the Agricultural and Mechanical College and Texas University governing boards; making appropriations therefor; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict.
HB 821 50-0 (1947) Author: Miller, Jr., William Andrew | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas to accept title for and in behalf of the State of Texas for the use and benefit of The University of Texas of any and all lands to be donated as sites needed for the location within the Texas Medical Center at Houston of the M. D. Anderson Hospital for Cancer Research, the Dental College of The University of Texas, a School of Public Health and a Preceptorial Training Center.
HB 278 48-0 (1943) Author: Morse, Robert Emmett | et. al. Relating to creating the Dental College of The University of Texas to be located in the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas, provided the Texas Dental College, Houston, Texas, shall donate its property to the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to be used for said purpose, free of all debt or other encumbrances.
SB 79 38-2 (1923) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to making an appropriation to be used for the erection of a monument in the City of Houston in memory of Sam Houston, who headed the military forces in Texas' struggle for freedom and who was President of the Republic of Texas and later Governor of Texas.
SB 169 37-0 (1921) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to proposing the removal of the Court of Civil Appeals of the First Supreme Judicial District from Galveston to Houston, etc.
SB 50 36-3 (1920) Author: Davidson, Lynch Relating to granting to the City of Houston, Texas all right title and interest to certain lands lying under certain waters for public purposes and for the development of Commerce.
HB 74 34-0 (1915) Author: Haxthausen, Sr., August (Von) | et. al. Relating to creating the Ninth Supreme Judicial District with court to be located at Houston.
SB 50 32-1 (1911) Author: Hume, Jr., Francis Charles "Charlie" Relating to amending "An Act to grant a new charter to the city of Houston, Harris county, Texas," providing for the improvement of highways in the city of Houston, and providing for the payment of the cost of making such improvements, and for the making thereof upon petitions of property owners, and providing for the enforcement and collection of such assessments, and providing that this amendment shall be referred to the qualified property taxpaying votes of the city of Houston for adoption before becoming effective.
HB 503 29-0 (1905) Relating to granting a new charter to the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas.
HB 634 29-0 (1905) Relating to amending Section 2 of Article 9 and Section 17 of Article 9 of "An Act to grant a new charter to the city of Houston, Harris County, Texas," approved March 18th, 1905.
HB 392 28-0 (1903) Author: Hoskins, Rockwell | et. al. Relating to providing a charter for the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas.
HB 827 26-0 (1899) Relating to amending Section 40, of an act entitled "An Act to provide a charter for the city of Houston, Harris county, Texas," the same being Chapter 7 of the Special Acts of the Regular Session of the Twenty-fifth Legislature, and to add thereto Section 40a, authorizing the creation of the office of boiler inspector; and Section 40b, empowering the city council to provide for the refunding money heretofore paid for paving assessments under the front foot rule heretofore existing.
SB 268 26-0 (1899) Relating to amending Sections two (2), six (6), ten (10) and fourteen (14), of the Special Laws of the Twenty-fifth Legislature, entitled "An Act to provide a charter for the city of Houston, Harris county, Texas," and to add to said act Section 41a, to provide for the extension of the corporate limits, for purposes of improving Buffalo Bayou, and providing that the land embraced in said extension shall not be subject to taxation by said city.
SB 306 25-0 (1897) Relating to providing a new charter for the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas.
HB 608 24-0 (1895) Relating to incorporating the city of Houston and granting a new charter to said city of Houston.
HB 561 23-0 (1893) Relating to incorporating the city of Houston and granting a new charter to the said city of Houston.
SB 339 22-0 (1891) Relating to amending the charter of the City of Houston.
SB 245 18-0 (1883) Relating to amending an act incorporating the city of Houston, in Harris county

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