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HB 208 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to designating the third Wednesday in October as Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 210 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to designating March 21 as BRAVE Day. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 297 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the designation of January 9 as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 412 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to regulation of the retail sale of fireworks. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 441 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to operation of public schools on Memorial Day. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 554 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Labor Day holiday. House: County Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 724 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to the designation of Remember the Alamo Day as a state holiday. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 735 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to school districts, school district's employees, and students recognition of Texas' historical celebrations. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 822 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to designating April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1254 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to designating July 26 as Waxahachie Chautauqua Day. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1417 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the sale of fireworks during and before the Diwali holiday. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2224 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to replacing "Confederate Heroes Day" with "Civil War Remembrance Day" as a state holiday. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 2657 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to optional holidays for state employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2698 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al. Relating to designating June 12 as Women Veterans Day. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
HB 2986 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to designating May 17 as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Awareness Day. House: Public Health Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3042 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to designating July 7 as Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
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.
SB 222 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to designating June as Gun Violence Awareness Month. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 759 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the designation of Remember the Alamo Day as a state holiday. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 798 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to designating July 7 as Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
SB 805 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to Texas women veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1478 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the designation of January 9 as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
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
HB 194 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Gold Star Mothers. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 369 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to designating May 24 as Lung Cancer Awareness Day. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 504 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to designating the second full week in September as Direct Support Professionals Week. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 584 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to designating the fourth Saturday in July as National Day of the Cowboy. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1052 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to designating September as Hydrocephalus Awareness Month. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1150 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before certain holidays; affecting a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1242 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to replacing "Confederate Heroes Day" with "Civil War Remembrance Day" as a state holiday. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1850 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to operation of public schools on Memorial Day. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2079 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the designation of May as Postpartum Depression Awareness Month. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2290 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to designating January as Human Trafficking Prevention Month. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3005 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the deadlines for certain processes and procedures involving an election. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3029 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to regulation of the retail sale of fireworks. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 348 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 565 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to designating the first week of May as Jury Appreciation Week. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 870 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to replacing "Confederate Heroes Day" with "Civil War Remembrance Day" as a state holiday. Senate: Administration Co-author authorized
SB 961 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the designation of February 19 as Iwo Jima Day. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 990 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the protection of voting rights in the State of Texas; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1522 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to designating the fourth Saturday in July as National Day of the Cowboy. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 1688 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Memorial Day weekend sales tax exemption period. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1699 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the designation of May as Postpartum Depression Awareness Month. Senate: Health & Human Services Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1703 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the deadlines for certain processes and procedures involving an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 174 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to creating American Indian Heritage Day. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 308 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Relating to a school district's recognition of and education regarding traditional winter celebrations. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 419 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to designating the first Friday in November as Texas Arbor Day. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 463 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1204 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to designating October 1 as Influenza Awareness Day. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2626 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to display of the Honor and Remember flag. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 3209 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Willie Velasquez. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 80 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 665 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to a school district's recognition of and education regarding traditional winter celebrations. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
HB 114 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to designating April as Minority Cancer Awareness Month. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 505 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to replacing "Cesar Chavez Day" with "Texas Hispanic Heritage Day" as an optional state holiday. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
SB 210 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 282 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 661 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Dr. Hector P. Garcia. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 664 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to designating June as Juneteenth/Frontier Cowboy Month. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 665 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to designating August as American Indian Scouts Month. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1624 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Charles Bellinger Stewart. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1739 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to a recognition week to celebrate Texas native plants. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1927 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to Voter Education Week. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2113 81-0 (2009) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the holidays for members of fire and police departments in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2118 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the designation of May 9 as Willie Velasquez Day. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2229 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of aviation maintenance technicians. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Organization
HB 3597 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to designating October as Hydrocephalus Awareness Month. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3660 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Vietnam veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3683 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety to prohibit sex offenders from participating in certain holiday activities. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 4434 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4694 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the designation of May 9 as Willie Velasquez Day. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 4767 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the designation of days, weeks, and months for recognition by concurrent resolution of the legislature. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 138 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 495 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Dr. Hector P. Garcia. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 909 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to designating the first week of October as Monarch Butterfly Week. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 973 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to creating a recognition day to celebrate the history and heritage of Texas bison. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1340 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the holidays for members of fire and police departments in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1854 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Dolores C. Huerta. Senate: Administration Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1903 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Vietnam veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 2001 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the designation of May 9 as Willie Velasquez Day. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2012 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the designation of May 9 as Willie Velasquez Day. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
HB 266 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 708 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to Celebrate Freedom Week in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1045 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to designating April as Child Safety Month. House: Public Education
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 1449 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to designating November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2313 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to designating the second full week in September as obesity awareness week. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2779 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to designating March 31 as Governor James Pinckney Henderson Remembrance Day. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3535 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan | et. al. Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Dr. Hector P. Garcia. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3541 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to designating July 21 as First Lady Frances Cox Henderson Remembrance Day. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Organization
SB 393 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of election volunteers. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 555 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to designating April as Texas Fruit and Vegetable Month. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 640 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to creating a recognition day to celebrate adoption, adoptive families, and adoption workers in Texas. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 695 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1805 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Garcia, Juan
Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Dr. Hector P. Garcia. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 67 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to designating August 26 as Women's Independence Day. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 77 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the operation of public schools on Memorial Day. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 317 79-0 (2005) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to designating May 5 as Tejano Heritage Day. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 331 79-0 (2005) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of aviation maintenance technicians. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 185 78-0 (2003) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to creating September 11th Remembrance Day. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 530 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to prohibiting the legislature from meeting on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Committee report printed and distributed
SB 406 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to prohibiting the legislature from meeting on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 862 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Riddle, Debbie
Relating to the operation of public schools on Memorial Day. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 961 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to creating September 11th Remembrance Day. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1415 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to recognizing Texas Prayer Day. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1759 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the scheduling of spring break in public school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1840 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to creating a recognition day in remembrance of the Texian Navy. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 42 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Declaring that all state departments and agencies be closed for a half day, emergency services excepted, beginning at noon on Friday, April 18, 2003. Signed by the Governor
HB 108 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of education paraprofessionals. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 399 77-0 (2001) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to prohibiting the legislature from meeting on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Placed on intent calendar
HB 583 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to recognizing Texas Prayer Day. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 686 77-0 (2001) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Relating to designating September 25 as Bill of Rights Day. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1114 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to designating the last Tuesday in September as Voter Registration Day. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1255 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to creating the State of Texas Anniversary Remembrance Day Medal. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1319 77-0 (2001) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the observance of Veterans Day in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HCR 132 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Memorializing congress to enact legislation designating March 31 as a national holiday honoring Cesar Chavez. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 635 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to recognizing Texas Prayer Day. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 757 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to creating the State of Texas Anniversary Remembrance Day Medal. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 217 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to excused absences from public school attendance for the purpose of observing religious holy days. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective with 1999-2000 school year
HB 316 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the declaration of the birthday of Cesar Chavez as a legal holiday. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 467 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the designation of March 31 as Cesar Chavez Day. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 483 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to recognizing the date Texas joined the United States of America as Star Day. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 723 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to creating a state holiday honoring Cesar Chavez. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 974 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to creating a recognition day on February 19 in honor of Texas joining the Union. House: State, Federal & International Relations Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1196 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to recognizing Texas Parents Day. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1836 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to creating a state recognition day honoring Cesar Chavez. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2818 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al. Relating to recognizing July as Buffalo Soldiers Heritage Month. House: State, Federal & International Relations Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2997 76-0 (1999) Author: Culberson, John
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the recognition of certain symbols of the State of Texas and to the designation of State and Texas Anniversary Remembrance Day. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 3552 76-0 (1999) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the legislature from meeting on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
SB 107 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the designation of March 31 as Cesar Chavez Day. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 419 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the designation of January 17 as Dr. Hector P. Garcia Day. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1457 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to recognizing July as Buffalo Soldiers Heritage Month. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 1656 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to creating a recognition day on February 19 in honor of Texas joining the Union. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SCR 57 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Declaring that all state departments and agencies be closed for a half day, beginning at noon on Friday, April 2, 1999. Signed by the Governor
HB 1854 75-0 (1997) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to creating a recognition day on February 19 in honor of Texas' joining the Union. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 173 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Resolving that all state departments and agencies be closed for a half day beginning at noon on Friday, March 28, 1997, in observance of Good Friday. Signed by the Governor
HB 701 74-0 (1995) Author: Culberson, John Relating to limiting to 10 the number of paid holidays that may be taken by a state employee during a fiscal year. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 121 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Resolution to close all state departments and agencies for a half day beginning at noon on Friday, April 14, 1995. Signed by the Governor
HB 1170 73-0 (1993) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to legal holidays and alternative legal holidays for banks or trust companies. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1186 73-0 (1993) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to paid holidays for state employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2117 73-0 (1993) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the benefits and expenses of state officers and employees. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
SB 751 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Black, Layton
Relating to the benefits and expenses of the state and state officers and employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 850 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the ordering of runoff election to permit joint elections and avoid runoff elections on federal or state holidays. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections Referred to s/c on Elections & Ethics by Pres
SB 1222 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to legal holidays and alternative legal holidays for banks or trust companies. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn from intent calendar
SCR 63 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Black, Layton
Granting each house permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Wednesday, April 7, 1993, and ending on Tuesday, April 13, 1993. Signed by the Governor
HB 188 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al. Relating to the legal holidays recognized by this state and to the entitlement of state employees to certain paid holidays. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 329 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the legal holidays recognized by this state and to the entitlement of state employees to certain paid holidays. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 638 72-0 (1991) Author: Conley, Karyne | et. al. Relating to the observance of certain state holidays. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 1043 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to a teacher's absence from school for observance of a religious holiday. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 1893 72-0 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to legal holidays that fall on a weekend. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 134 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron | et. al.
Relating to the observance of certain state holidays. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 261 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Cavazos, Eddie
Relating to the designation of the anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo as a legal holiday. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1017 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to legal holidays that fall on a weekend. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 81 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Linebarger, Libby
Declaring that all state departments and agencies be closed for a half day, emergency services excepted, beginning at noon on Friday, March 29, 1991. Signed by the Governor
HB 167 72-1 (1991) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to holidays for state employees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 299 71-0 (1989) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the legal holidays recognized by this state and to the entitlement of state employees to certain paid holidays. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1156 71-0 (1989) Author: Conley, Karyne | et. al. Relating to the observance of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., as a state holiday. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 183 71-0 (1989) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Designating the last Friday of April as Arbor Day in Texas. House: Rules and Resolutions Signed by the Governor
HR 806 71-0 (1989) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Requesting school district boards to designate Veterans Day as an inservice training day for teachers. House: Public Education Reported enrolled
SB 123 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the observance of certain state holidays. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 157 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig | et. al. Relating to the observance of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., as a state holiday. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 363 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to a designation of the anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo as a legal holiday. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 553 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to legal holidays that fall on a weekend. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 14 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning January 18, 1989, and ending January 23, 1989 and beginning March 22, 1989, and ending March 28, 1989. Filed with the Secretary of State
SCR 93 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Guerrero, Lena
Allowing heads of state agencies to release employees for up to one-half day on March 24, 1989. Signed by the Governor
SB 8 71-3 (1990) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the observance of the birthday of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., as a state holiday. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 31 71-4 (1990) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Allowing heads of agencies to release employees for up to one-half day on Good Friday. Filed w/o the Governor's signature
HB 32 70-0 (1987) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the declaration of the birthday of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., as a legal holiday. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1255 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to a bank holiday on June 19. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 1320 70-0 (1987) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the legal holidays recognized by this state and to the entitlement of state employees to certain paid holidays. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2088 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James Relating to legal holidays for state banks. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 2449 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the protection of the free exercise of religious beliefs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 485 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Eddie
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Relating to the celebration of the birthday of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., as a legal holiday. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 758 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to legal holidays for banks. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 1113 70-0 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the date on which Memorial Day is celebrated. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 25 69-0 (1985) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the declaration of the birthday of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., as a legal holiday. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Senate conferees appointed
HB 470 69-0 (1985) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to the abolition of certain legal holidays. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 932 69-0 (1985) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the operation of a bank or trust company on Sunday in certain municipalities. House: Financial Institutions 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1537 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to students at an institution of higher education who are absent from classes on a religious holy day. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1991 69-0 (1985) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the consequences of a member of the faculty at an institution of higher education being absent from work on a religious holy day. House: Higher Education 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1992 69-0 (1985) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to prohibiting denial of certain salary bonuses or similar compensation or career ladder advancement because of a teacher's absence from school for observance of a religious holy day. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 139 69-0 (1985) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the elimination of certain legal holidays and to the observance of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as a state holiday. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 150 69-0 (1985) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the declaration of Texas Sesquicentennial Day as a holiday. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 213 69-0 (1985) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the date on which Memorial Day is celebrated. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 365 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the elimination of certain legal holidays. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1442 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Relating to the consequences of a member of the faculty at an institution of higher education being absent from work on a religious holy day. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1443 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Relating to prohibiting denial of certain salary bonuses or similar compensation or career ladder advancement because of a teacher's absence from school for observance of a religious holy day. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2 69-1 (1985) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the holidays observed in this state, including a holiday commemorating the birthday of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 139 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the observance of certain holidays. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 759 68-0 (1983) Author: Martinez, Walter Relating to the designation of February 2 as Guadalupe Hildalgo Day and as a legal holiday. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 802 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to public school holidays. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1670 68-0 (1983) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to legal holidays that fall on a weekend. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 509 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the elimination of certain legal holidays. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
HB 137 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to observance of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., as a state holiday. House: Health Services
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 240 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to observance of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. as a state holiday. House: Appropriations Referred to subcommittee
HB 775 67-0 (1981) Author: Thompson, Gary Relating to legal holidays, state employee holidays, and days of observance in this state. House: Appropriations Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 2340 67-0 (1981) Author: Presnal, Bill
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the holiday schedule for state institutions of higher education. House: Appropriations
Senate: Education
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HB 151 66-0 (1979) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the designation of January 15th as "Martin Luther King, Jr., Day." House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1016 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to a declaration of Emancipation Day in Texas as a legal holiday. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 508 65-0 (1977) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C. Relating to the observance of the day of the biennial general election for state and county offiers as a holiday by departments and agencies of the state government and by the public schools. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 620 65-0 (1977) Author: Sullivant, Bill
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Relating to designation of January 6 as "Sam Rayburn Day." House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1570 65-0 (1977) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the designation of january 15th as "Martin Luther King, Jr., Day". House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
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
SB 387 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to legal holidays for banks or trust companies. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 388 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Polumbo, Anthony
Relating to legal holidays for banks or trust companies. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
90 Day Bill
HB 78 64-0 (1975) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to days designated as legal holidays. House: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 113 64-0 (1975) Author: Massey, Tom Relating to days designated as legal holidays. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 173 64-0 (1975) Author: Wilson, John Relating to the day designated as Veterans Day. House: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 184 64-0 (1975) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the commemoration of ceremonies on a certain enumerated day; providing an effective date. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 185 64-0 (1975) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to designating Senior Citizens Day. House: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 303 64-0 (1975) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the day designated as Veterans Day. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1033 64-0 (1975) Author: McAlister, R.B. Relating to designating March 21 as Children's Day and declaring it a legal holiday. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1746 64-0 (1975) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to excusing persons who are members of the Jewish faith from school attendance on certain Jewish holidays; providing that the persons shall be counted as attending school for purposes of determining the school district's average daily attendance. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days
SB 11 64-0 (1975) Author: McKinnon, Mike
Sponsor: Wilson, John
Relating to the day designated as Veterans Day. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
90 day bill
SB 44 64-0 (1975) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the day designated as Veterans Day. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1101 64-0 (1975) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to designating a Senior Citizens Day. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 118 63-0 (1973) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
To amend Article 4591, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, relating to the enumeration of legal holidays. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Motion to suspend rules lost
HB 221 63-0 (1973) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to certain bank holidays. House: Business & Industry Commitee substitute
HB 254 63-0 (1973) Author: Head, Fred Relating to days designated as legal holidays. House: State Affairs Reported favorably
HB 348 63-0 (1973) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to days designated as legal holidays. House: State Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
SB 60 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Foreman, Wilson
Relating to days designated as legal holidays; providing an effective date. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by Governor
SB 88 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Clayton, Bill
Relating to certain bank holidays. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 172 63-0 (1973) Author: Adams, Don Relating to days designated as legal holidays. Senate: Administration Referred to Committee on Administration
HB 901 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to days declared to be legal holidays for banking purposes.
SB 466 62-0 (1971) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Clayton, Bill
Relating to enumerating days declared to be legal holidays for banking purposes on which each bank or trust company in Texas shall remain closed and providing such days shall be neither business days nor banking days under the laws of this State and the United States and any act authorized, required or permitted to be performed at or by any bank or trust company may be performed on the next succeeding business day and no liability or loss of right of any kind shall result therefrom to any bank or trust company.
SB 843 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J. Relating to establishing the 16th day of September as a legal holiday.
HB 112 61-0 (1969) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" | et. al. Relating to days designated as legal holidays; setting an effective date.
SB 142 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to days designated as legal holidays.
HB 255 60-0 (1967) Author: Ward, James E. Relating to amending certain statute relating to legal holidays on which state public offices may be closed.
HB 849 60-0 (1967) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to providing that all legal holidays shall fall on and be celebrated on Monday.
HB 134 59-0 (1965) Author: Ward, James E. Relating to amending certain statutes relative to legal holidays on which state public offices may be closed.
HB 136 59-0 (1965) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to amending certain acts so as to designate May 30 (Memorial Day) a legal holiday in Texas and to further provide that said date shall be a legal holiday for banking purposes.
SB 308 59-0 (1965) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to making September 28, the day on which Mexico gained its independence from Spain, a state holiday.
HB 189 58-0 (1963) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to designating May 30 (Memorial Day) a legal holiday in Texas and to further provide that said date shall be a legal holiday for banking purposes.
SB 128 58-0 (1963) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to providing that when certain legal holidays fall upon Sunday, then the Monday next following such Sunday shall be a legal holiday for banking purposes.
HB 20 57-0 (1961) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act designating May 30 (Memorial Day) a legal holiday in Texas instead of the 12th day of October, and to further provide that said date shall be a legal holiday for banking purposes.
HB 229 57-0 (1961) Author: Rosas, Mauro Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the closing of certain schools on Veterans Day.
HB 935 57-0 (1961) Author: Rosas, Mauro Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the closing of all public schools of the State of Texas on Veterans Day, November 11th, of each year.
HB 988 57-0 (1961) Author: Struve, Joseph Daniel | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to fistic combat, wrestling matches, boxing, sparring contests or exhibitions for money.
SB 177 57-0 (1961) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to amending a certain Act to provide that Veterans Day shall be a legal holiday.
HB 53 56-3 (1959) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to amending certain statutes so as to add May 30 (Memorial Day) as a legal holiday for certain purposes.
HB 250 55-0 (1957) Author: Anderson, Louis H. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by designating certain days as legal holidays.
HB 291 55-0 (1957) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Relating to removing the conflict in Thanksgiving holidays set by the Federal and State governments by amending certain Act.
HB 669 55-0 (1957) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to amending certain Statutes designating legal holidays.
SB 89 55-0 (1957) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by designating certain days as legal holidays on which all public offices of the state may be closed; providing for the effective date of such Act.
HB 19 54-0 (1955) Author: King, Tom E. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide that any bank or trust company doing business in this State may, at its option, close for general banking purposes on Saturday or on any other weekday and that such day shall be deemed to be a legal holiday for all purposes unless such bank elects to perform limited banking services on such day; defining limited banking services; providing the manner in which such institutions shall designate such day and give public notice thereof.
HB 566 54-0 (1955) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to designating the 11th day of November as Veterans Day.
SB 250 54-0 (1955) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Relating to designating the 11th day of November as Veterans Day.
HB 696 53-0 (1953) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. Relating to amending certain Statutes by declaring certain days to be legal holidays; providing an effective date.
HB 384 52-0 (1951) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Relating to amending certain statutes relating to Thanksgiving Day; by removing from the enumeration of legal holidays the phrase "and all days appointed by the President of the United States or by the Governor, as days of fasting and thanksgiving" and adding to the enumeration the phrase "the last Thursday in November."
HB 667 52-0 (1951) Author: Staton, Hiram Relating to amending certain articles so as to permit State and National banks in this State to remain open for the transaction of business on all legal holidays except on the 1st day of January, the 4th day of July, the 25th day of December and all days appointed by the President of the United States or by the Governor as days of thanksgiving.
HB 668 52-0 (1951) Author: Staton, Hiram Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide certain legal holidays for bank purposes; to provide that any bank or trust company doing business in this state may, as its option, designate certain additional holidays, and give the public notice thereof.
HB 139 50-0 (1947) Author: Holt, I. B. Relating to designating and fixing the last Friday in February of each year as "Texas Temperance Day."
HB 612 50-0 (1947) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to authorizing banks and trust companies to remain open on holidays, and to designate certain additional holidays upon which such banks and trust companies may remain closed.
SB 326 50-0 (1947) Author: Stewart, W. Lacy Relating to authorizing banks and trust companies to remain open on holidays, and to designate certain additional holidays upon which such banks and trust companies may remain closed.
HB 287 49-0 (1945) Author: Deen, Tom W. | et. al. Relating to designating and fixing the last Friday in February of each year as "Texas Temperance Day".
HB 868 49-0 (1945) Author: Crosthwait, John L. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Article so as to include May 8th as a legal holiday.
SB 289 46-0 (1939) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to amending a certain Statute making May 30th, as Memorial Day, a legal holiday.
SB 245 43-0 (1933) Author: Hornsby, John William Relating to designating and fixing the Third day of November as "Father of Texas Day" in memory of Stephen F. Austin, the real and true Father of Texas.
HB 126 42-0 (1931) Author: McCombs, Charles S. Relating to making January 19th, which is the birthday of Robert E. Lee, a legal holiday.
HB 267 37-0 (1921) Author: Hill, Herman B. | et. al. Relating to a certain Act declaring the eleventh day of November each year as a holiday and designated the same as Armistice Day.
HB 329 37-0 (1921) Author: Hill, Herman B. Relating to declaring the 11th day of November of each year as a legal holiday.
SB 163 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, Jr., Woodville Jefferson Relating to declaring the eleventh day of November of each year a legal holiday and designating November 11th as "Victory Day."
HB 210 36-0 (1919) Author: Hill, Herman B. Relating to declaring the 11th day of November of each year a legal holiday under the same conditions as other holidays are designated in Texas.
SB 386 36-0 (1919) Author: Floyd, Charles Richard Relating to establishing and designating Frances Willard Day in the public schools of the State, and requiring instruction and appropriate exercises upon said day relative to the history and benefits of the prohibition of the manufacture and sale of Intoxicating Liquors. Senate: Educational Affairs
SB 482 33-0 (1913) Author: Johnson, Willard Arnold Relating to legal holidays, making every Saturday, from 12 (twelve) o'clock noon until 12 (twelve) o'clock midnight, a legal half-holiday.
HB 91 29-0 (1905) Author: Bowser, Oliver P. | et. al. Relating to legal holidays in the state of Texas.
SB 60 25-0 (1897) Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, relating to the institution of suits on holidays and on Sunday.
SB 74 23-0 (1893) Relating to legal holidays, naming the first Monday in September of each year as a legal holiday to be called "Labor Day."
SB 277 21-0 (1889) Relating to setting apart the 22nd day of February of each year as "Arbor Day," and to encourage the planting of trees in this state.

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