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HB 168 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a study on the creation of bilingual zones in certain areas of this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4451 86-0 (2019) Author: Pacheco, Leo | et. al. Relating to state recognition of the Tap Pilam Coahuiltecan Nation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HCR 150 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Memorializing the 116th Congress to pass H.R. 40 establishing a commission to study and develop reparation proposals for African Americans. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1616 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to designating English as the official language of this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2363 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to state recognition of the Mount Tabor Indian Community. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2413 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to state recognition of the Tap Pilam Coahuiltecan Nation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1450 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to designation of a governor's liaison for federally recognized Native American tribes. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2678 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a study on the creation of bilingual zones in certain areas of this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4009 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the creation of the Texas Slavery and Segregation Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4208 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to designating English as the official language of this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 96 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Requesting The University of Texas at Austin to lead a study by several Texas public universities to examine how young black males in Texas are affected by the benefits and detriments of living in Texas. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 373 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to designating English as the official language of this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 835 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to state collaboration with federally recognized Indian tribes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 44 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the recognition of equal rights of all people. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 478 85-1 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Condemning white nationalism, fascism, neo-Nazism, and similar movements. Filed
HB 63 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to state collaboration with federally recognized Indian tribes. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1326 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to designating English as the official language of this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 447 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Relating to designating English as the official language of this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
HB 238 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 541 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the prohibition of certain insurance discrimination. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 941 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to state collaboration with federally recognized Indian tribes. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1146 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1220 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to reporting concerning selection of certain suppliers by insurers; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1419 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to a report to the legislature by the Texas Workforce Commission civil rights division concerning wage discrimination. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2458 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to prohibiting seeking or imposing the death penalty on the basis of a person's race. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2614 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to prohibiting seeking or imposing the death penalty on the basis of a person's race. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 237 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 420 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to disproportionate discretionary disciplinary action by school districts against students of a particular race or students enrolled in a special education program. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1270 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to prohibiting seeking or imposing the death penalty on the basis of a person's race. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HCR 17 83-2 (2013) Author: King, Susan Directing the State Preservation Board to conduct a study on improving access to the State Capitol building for persons with mobility impairments. Filed
HB 176 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to designating English as the official language of this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 293 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the eligibility of an individual born in this state whose parents are illegal aliens to receive state benefits. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 301 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the establishment of English as the official language of Texas and the requirement that official acts of government be performed in English. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 477 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission to participate in the establishment and operation of an affiliated nonprofit organization and provide grants. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 623 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the detection and reporting of unauthorized immigration, the collection and dissemination of information concerning unauthorized immigration, the legal treatment or classification of unauthorized immigrants for certain purposes, the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration, and the establishment of English as the official language of this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1212 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the collection and use of certain applicant information by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1276 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to state actions necessary to maximize federal funding for certain transportation projects and activities in this state. House: Transportation Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1481 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of person first respectful language in reference to individuals with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1558 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2227 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to an offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of gender identity or expression. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3255 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the creation of guidelines for the Office of the State Demographer to encourage the inclusion of a broad variety of racial/ethnic groups in estimates and projections. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HCR 30 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Requesting The University of Texas at Austin to lead a study by several Texas public universities to examine how young black males in Texas are affected by the benefits and detriments of living in Texas. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HJR 38 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish English as the official language of Texas and require that official acts of government be performed in English. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 26 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the use of person first respectful language in reference to individuals with disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 247 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the authority of the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission to participate in the establishment and operation of an affiliated nonprofit organization and provide grants. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 549 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for certain new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 593 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to disproportionate disciplinary action by school districts against students of a particular race or ethnicity or students enrolled in a special education program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1018 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to state actions necessary to maximize federal funding for certain transportation projects and activities in this state. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security No action taken in committee
HB 186 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development and Hispanic Studies. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 248 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the protection of the rights of Texas voters without regard to race, color, ethnicity, or membership in a language minority group. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 370 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the establishment of English as the official language of Texas and the requirement that official acts of government be taken in English. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 619 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to state acknowledgment of Native American tribes. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 795 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 824 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the imposition of conditions on and access to case records regarding a child adjudicated of having engaged in conduct that constitutes the commission of a hate crime. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 931 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring minority impact statements for state agency grant applications. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1033 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to designating English as the official language of this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1035 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the requirement that an application or examination for a state-issued license be in English. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1569 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to equal access to places of public accommodation. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 2215 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2464 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to intergovernmental affairs between the State of Texas and federally recognized Indian tribes. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 2632 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to a demonstration project to reduce social isolation among the elderly. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2966 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to an offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of gender identity or expression. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2974 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to personnel, employment, and other human resources functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3078 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the racial distribution of members of jury panels. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3884 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to faculty diversity at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4122 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment of a collaborative language acquisition pilot program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HCR 26 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Requesting The University of Texas at Austin to lead a study by several Texas public universities to examine how young black males in Texas are affected by the benefits and detriments of living in Texas. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HJR 27 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish English as the official language of Texas and require that official acts of government be taken in English. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 32 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish English as the official language of Texas and require that official acts of government be taken in English. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 160 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 482 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 698 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the establishment of a registry at the Texas Department of Insurance of certain legal entities alleged to have sold race-based insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1395 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the use of person first respectful language in reference to individuals with disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1731 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the development and implementation of a workforce diversity plan by certain state agencies. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2193 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the creation and evaluation of certain pilot projects of the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 28 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of an individual born in this state whose parents are illegal aliens to receive state benefits. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 244 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the protection of the rights of Texas voters without regard to race, color, ethnicity, or membership in a language minority group. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 502 80-0 (2007) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the minimum term of imprisonment for a first-degree felony offense that is committed because of bias or prejudice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 706 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to equal access to places of public accommodation. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 794 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to exempting certain general academic teaching institutions from the requirement that certain high school graduates be granted automatic admission. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 947 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a bill of rights for the underprivileged. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1078 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the imposition of conditions on a child adjudicated of having engaged in conduct that constitutes the commission of a hate crime. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1430 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development and Hispanic Studies. House: Border & International Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2032 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to African American studies programs and course work at certain public junior colleges. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2205 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to designating English as the official language of this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2528 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to personnel, employment, and other human resources functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3303 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a research and program to focus on eliminating achievement gaps among minority students. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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
HCR 45 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Requesting The University of Texas at Austin to lead a study by several Texas public universities to examine how young black males in Texas are affected by the benefits and detriments of living in Texas. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HCR 205 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Acknowledging the involuntary servitude of African slaves in the State of Texas and requesting the creation of a joint interim committee to study the contributions of African slaves and their descendents. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 243 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Encouraging state agencies to consider the diversity rankings of Texas law firms when hiring outside counsel. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 83 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish English as the official language of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 260 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Houston Center for Mexican American Studies. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 557 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to reports regarding the consideration of certain factors by public and private institutions of higher education in admissions. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 559 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment of a registry at the Texas Department of Insurance of certain legal entities determined to have sold race-based insurance coverage. 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
SCR 62 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Expressing regret for the role of the Texas government in maintaining the institution of slavery and requesting the creation of a joint interim committee to study the contributions of African slaves and their descendants. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
HB 589 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to prohibiting state agencies from collecting or storing racial information. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 1311 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to requiring a course in multicultural or gender studies in baccalaureate degree programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1443 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to exempting certain general academic teaching institutions from the requirement that certain high school graduates be granted automatic admission. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1482 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to reports regarding the use of race, color, ethnicity, or national origin by public institutions of higher education in admissions. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1554 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a report on Hispanic youth offenders. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1555 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the protection of the rights of Texas voters without regard to race, color, ethnicity, or membership in a language minority group. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1748 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to African American studies programs and course work at certain public junior colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2519 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2522 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3205 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to depictions of gender and ethnicity in textbooks used in the public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3413 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to Mexican American studies programs and course work at certain public junior colleges. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 3430 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to law enforcement policies on racial profiling in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HCR 104 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Directing the State Board of Education to examine the institution of slavery and subsequent racial and economic discrimination in the United States and to prepare a standardized history curriculum relating to these issues for use in the public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 250 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the information contained on a driver's license or personal identification certificate. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 302 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to reports regarding participation in higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1565 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the collection, retention, and reporting of law enforcement data relating to traffic and pedestrian stops. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 48 79-1 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to Mexican American studies programs and course work at certain public junior colleges. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 104 79-3 (2006) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a bill of rights for the poor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 192 78-0 (2003) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to reviews by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on the effect of race and ethnicity on decisions relating to good conduct time classifications and disciplinary matters. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 693 78-0 (2003) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to funding for school districts that accept students using a public education grant. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
No action taken in committee
HB 763 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the comptroller's reports on the effect of certain tax provisions and on tax incidence. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1058 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to Mexican-American studies programs and course work at certain public junior colleges. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1651 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to creating the position of Native American liaison. House: Border and International Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1969 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to requiring certain municipalities and counties to publish public notices in Spanish-language newspapers. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2161 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to prohibiting racially offensive street names. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2244 78-0 (2003) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to a civil action for deprivation of rights. House: Civil Practices Meeting cancelled
HB 2555 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to requiring a course in multicultural or gender studies in baccalaureate degree programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2740 78-0 (2003) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the collection of ethnicity information from Asian applicants for admission to a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2796 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the exercise of peremptory challenges based on race or gender. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2815 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the consideration of race, ethnicity, or national origin in certain actions and decisions of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2871 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the protection of the rights of Texas voters without regard to race, color, or ethnicity. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3065 78-0 (2003) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the composition of a jury in certain cases. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3216 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to requiring state institutions of higher education to develop plans for increasing the use of historically underutilized businesses in purchasing and contracting. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3463 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to discrimination by the state, a political subdivision of the state, or a private person. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 28 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Memorializing the 108th Congress to pass HR40 establishing a commission to study reparations proposals for African Americans. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 25 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting discrimination against or preferential treatment of a person in public employment, public education, or public contracting after the economic effects of past discrimination have been offset through the payment of reparations. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 226 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to remedies for certain past discriminatory practices by legal entities engaged in the business of insurance. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 301 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to creating the position of Native American liaison. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 750 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to the requirement that governmental public notices be published in Spanish-language newspapers. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1006 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to requiring state institutions of higher education to develop plans for increasing the use of historically underutilized businesses in purchasing and contracting. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1061 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to discrimination related to the business of insurance and to the use of insurance policy proceeds for certain victims of past discrimination; creating an offense. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 1146 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to state acknowledgment of Native American tribes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1474 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to discrimination against a housing development based on the source of funding for the development. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1604 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to discrimination in the sale of insurance. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1740 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the composition of a jury in certain cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 44 78-3 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the protection of the rights of Texas voters without regard to race, color, ethnicity, or membership in a language minority group. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 58 78-3 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to appropriations for personal needs allowances for residents of certain care facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 546 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to judicial training. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 757 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the establishment of a task force to eliminate health and health access disparities in Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 813 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 985 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al. Relating to study of the contributions of Hispanics to the United States military in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1250 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting racial or ethnic profiling by peace officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1296 77-0 (2001) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of discrimination by public educational institutions. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1336 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to reducing or eliminating racial profiling as a law enforcement practice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1464 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to a peremptory challenge based on the race, gender, or religion of a juror in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1560 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the use of gender-neutral terminology in publications of the office of the attorney general. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1642 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to equal rights in the enjoyment of public accommodations; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1643 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting racial or ethnic profiling by peace officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2415 77-0 (2001) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to an interim study of the marketplace in the state for life insurance issued with a small face amount. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2448 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the review by the Commission on Human Rights of tests given by fire departments and law enforcement agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2458 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the prevention of racial profiling by certain peace officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2590 77-0 (2001) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Relating to employment discrimination by school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2902 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the certification and monitoring of a housing program applicant's compliance with certain state and federal laws. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3056 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the violation of an individual's civil rights on premises where alcoholic beverages are sold. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3393 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the adoption and use of certain consumer information materials in Spanish regarding personal automobile insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3497 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to certain practices of title insurance companies in providing area and boundary coverage. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3615 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the clarifying prohibition against impermissible consideration of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment practices. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HJR 73 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting preferential treatment of a person in public employment, public education, or public contracting after the economic effects of past discrimination have been offset through the payment of reparations. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 133 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the admissibility in a criminal trial of race or ethnicity as a predictor of future criminal behavior. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1074 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to the prevention of racial profiling by certain peace officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1406 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to conducting a study to determine the need for a commission on Native American affairs. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1707 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to certain practices of title insurance companies in providing area and boundary coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1721 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to the clarifying prohibition against impermissible consideration of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment practices. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 148 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to providing individuals remedies for and protections against certain hateful acts; providing a penalty. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 271 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an offense motivated by bias or prejudice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 328 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to prohibiting certain discrimination against an employee who sustains an employment-related injury. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 363 76-0 (1999) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Relating to employment discrimination by school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 364 76-0 (1999) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of discrimination by public educational institutions. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 475 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 868 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the Texas Human Rights Protection Act; providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 909 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 913 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1106 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to the consideration of race, ethnicity, or national origin in certain actions and decisions of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1119 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the purposes of the State Bar of Texas. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1150 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to suspending or canceling certain permits and licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Calendars
HB 1181 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the placement of certain children for adoption or in substitute care. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1738 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to human rights instruction in public school classes. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1976 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Human Rights. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2386 76-0 (1999) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to discrimination or preferential treatment by the state or a political subdivision of the state because of race, color, sex, ethnicity, or national origin. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2489 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3748 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to discriminatory practices of certain clubs; providing remedies. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HCR 300 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1976. Signed by the Governor
HJR 31 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a right of privacy. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 364 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Human Rights. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 439 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to the Texas Human Rights Protection Act; providing civil penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 626 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the consideration of race, ethnicity, or national origin in certain actions and decisions of public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 39 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a prohibition of discrimination in the determination of eligibility for employment, occupational licenses, and coverage under certain health benefit plans based on the use of certain genetic tests and to limitations on the use of information derived from those tests; providing an administrative penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 154 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to human rights instruction in public school classes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 176 75-0 (1997) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the establishment in certain municipalities of boards to receive and act on complaints of police misconduct. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 220 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to discrimination in employment based on certain perceived disabilities. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 487 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 671 75-0 (1997) Author: Alvarado, Leo
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to a prohibition of certain underwriting decisions based on credit reports; providing a penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Tagged in committee
HB 712 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to discrimination against employees in certain businesses in the issuance of a group health benefit plan. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 768 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to remedies in an action alleging discrimination against an employee based on a claim for workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 839 75-0 (1997) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to prohibiting discrimination by insurers in issuing health or life insurance policies to certain persons who are victims of family violence. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 986 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the consideration of race and ethnicity in the awarding of scholarships and financial aid to students at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1116 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an offense motivated by bias or prejudice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1258 75-0 (1997) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of discrimination by educational institutions. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1333 75-0 (1997) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the punishment for an offense motivated by bias or prejudice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1366 75-0 (1997) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to prohibiting employment discrimination against certain peace officers for refusing to take a polygraph examination. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1422 75-0 (1997) Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to prohibiting employment discrimination against certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for refusing to take a polygraph examination. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1453 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the enforcement of certain laws prohibiting employment discrimination by the Commission on Human Rights. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1457 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1517 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1558 75-0 (1997) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to grievance and complaint resolution procedures for certain state employees. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1675 75-0 (1997) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to discrimination against certain victims of family violence by health benefit plan providers. House: Insurance Subcommittee members named
HB 1713 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to discrimination against victims of family violence in the issuance of insurance. House: Insurance Subcommittee members named
HB 2146 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to studying minority participation in public higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2238 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to evidence of discrimination in a suit involving university admissions. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2802 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to prohibiting a landlord from discriminating against a person based on the person's source of income. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2836 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to providing individuals remedies for and protections against certain hateful acts; providing a penalty. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3048 75-0 (1997) Author: Hodge, Terri
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the application of certain laws prohibiting employment discrimination. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3217 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to a study of the effects of racial and ethnic discrimination on higher education in this state and on the appropriateness of state measures to remedy those effects in admissions and financial aid determinations. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3242 75-0 (1997) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to characteristics of a defendant that may not be used by a judge or jury to deny community supervision, and to characteristics of a defendant that may not be used by a prosecutor to urge a judge or jury to deny community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3296 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the equitable purchase of services by state agencies from various ethnic groups. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3418 75-0 (1997) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the consideration of race, ethnicity, or national origin in certain actions and decisions of public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 80 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an offense motivated by bias or prejudice. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 98 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of discrimination in the determination of eligibility for employment and coverage under certain group health benefit plans based on the use of certain genetic tests and to limitations on the use of information derived from those tests; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 527 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to prohibiting employment discrimination against certain peace officers for refusing to take a polygraph examination. House: Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 837 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to discrimination against an employee based on a claim for workers' compensation benefits and to remedies in an action alleging that discrimination. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 851 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to including a multiracial classification on all forms requesting information on racial identification and providing for reporting racial information to federal agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1362 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to the implementation of certain policies and procedures to prohibit employment discrimination by certain entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1731 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to grievance and complaint resolution procedures for certain state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1827 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Moreno, Paul
Relating to characteristics of a defendant that shall not be used by a judge to deny community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1833 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to prohibiting a landlord from discriminating against a person based on the person's participation in a housing assistance program. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1868 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the consideration of race, ethnicity, or national origin in certain actions and decisions of public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 63 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to requiring the editorial governing boards and staff of student publications at public institutions of higher education to reflect the diversity of this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 64 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to human rights instruction in public school classes. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 343 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of discrimination in the determination of eligibility for employment, occupational licenses, and insurance coverage based on the use of genetic testing. House: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
HB 365 74-0 (1995) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an offense motivated by bias or prejudice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor Authorized
HB 622 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to protection of an employee in the private sector who reports certain activities; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 822 74-0 (1995) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination against a person based on the person's criminal history record. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 999 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to discrimination against public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1009 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry | et. al. Relating to discrimination against an employee based on a claim for workers' compensation benefits and to remedies in an action alleging that discrimination. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1190 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of the use of certain underwriting guidelines by health insurers. House: Insurance Coauthor Authorized
HB 1280 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to certain acts of unfair discrimination in the business of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1367 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain acts of unfair discrimination in the business of insurance and certain methods, programs, and mechanisms for providing property and casualty insurance in underserved areas; providing administrative penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1451 74-0 (1995) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to arbitration procedures under The Fire and Police Employee Relations Act. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1457 74-0 (1995) Author: Hudson III, Samuel
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to review of enforcement of the federal fair housing laws in this state. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1626 74-0 (1995) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 1769 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to establishing employee grievance procedures for certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1925 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to establishment of the agency human resource center within the office of the governor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2273 74-0 (1995) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the removal of statues or other public works of art erected on certain county property depicting the subjugation or enslavement of a minority group. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2284 74-0 (1995) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to gender equity in public schools and institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2682 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the prevention of redlining by telecommunications utilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2685 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the prohibition of the practice of redlining by a governmental body or a person licensed by a licensing agency. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2948 74-0 (1995) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to restrictions on certain employer-imposed workplace language requirements and to employee notification of those restrictions and other equal employment opportunity requirements by the Commission on Human Rights. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2968 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to harassment of persons making complaints with governmental agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3027 74-0 (1995) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Relating to prohibiting retaliation by landlords against tenants. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HCR 218 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Directing the Department of Public Safety to study the rate of traffic tickets issued to racial and ethnic minorities. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HJR 101 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention for the specific and exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide for equal legal rights for men and women. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 117 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting preferential treatment of person in public employment, public education, or public contracting after the economic effects of past discrimination have been offset through the payment of reparations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 120 74-0 (1995) Author: Moffat, Nancy Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting discrimination against or preferential treatment of a person by the state, an agent of the state, or a political subdivision of the state in public employment, public education, or public contracting. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 127 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting discrimination against or preferential treatment of certain persons by the state, an agent of the state, or a political subdivision of the state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 84 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to the punishment for certain offenses committed because of bias or prejudice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 141 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an offense motivated by bias or prejudice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Reason for vote recorded in Journal
SB 333 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to discrimination in the availability of insurance coverage. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 474 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the prohibition of discrimination by certain surety companies. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 891 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the punishment for murder of an individual selected as a victim because of the individual's race. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 895 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to establishing employee grievance procedures for certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 913 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to retaliation against a resident of a nursing home or related institution for reports of abuse or neglect. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 924 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to discrimination by certain accommodations and associations; imposing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
SB 1056 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to discrimination against an employee based on a claim for workers' compensation benefits and to remedies in an action alleging that discrimination. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1069 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to including a multiracial classification on all forms requesting information on racial identification and providing for reporting racial information to federal agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1199 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to monitoring state agency compliance with Title VI of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1548 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to business discrimination; providing criminal and civil penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SCR 84 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Directing each public institution in the state to develop by 1997 a plan for increasing the representation of women and members of ethnic and racial minority groups among the administrators, faculty, professional staff, and students of the institution. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SJR 45 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting discrimination against or preferential treatment of a person by the state, an agent of the state, or a political subdivision of the state in public employment, public education, or public contracting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 47 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of a civilian review board for police accountability in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 169 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to sexual harassment or racially offensive conduct by members of student organizations registered with public institutions of higher education; providing a penalty. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 196 73-0 (1993) Author: Conley, Karyne
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to prohibiting the consideration of race in adoptions and foster care. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 330 73-0 (1993) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to review of enforcement of the federal fair housing laws in this state. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 651 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain discriminatory employment practices. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 694 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to discrimination in employment based on perceived disabilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 703 73-0 (1993) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the establishment of local boards and a statewide board to receive and act on complaints of police misconduct; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 801 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to discrimination by certain athletic clubs; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 818 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to affirmative action programs for fire and police departments in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 839 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to discrimination by certain accommodations. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 860 73-0 (1993) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the prohibition of certain discriminatory employment practices. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1168 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a prohibition of certain discrimination regarding a wage claim filed with the Texas Employment Commission. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1169 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a prohibition of certain discrimination regarding a claim for unemployment compensation benefits. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1560 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to employment discrimination based on an employee's weight. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1915 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 1930 73-0 (1993) Author: Alvarado, Leo Relating to the ethnic composition of appointed advisory boards and governing bodies of political subdivisions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2311 73-0 (1993) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination against a person based on the person's criminal history record. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2495 73-0 (1993) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to creation of the Bureau of Hispanic Affairs. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2579 73-0 (1993) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to the unlawful employment practice of an employer requiring employees to speak a particular language at the work place during non-duty hours. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 411 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the prohibition of certain discriminatory employment practices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 456 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Relating to the punishment for certain offenses motivated by bias or prejudice and to the conditions of community supervsion or parole of persons convicted of that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1408 73-0 (1993) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to discrimination by certain accommodations and associations; imposing civil penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1463 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to discrimination by certain athletic clubs; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 90 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to certain lending practices of certain financial institutions; providing a penalty. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 93 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to racial sensitivity training for peace officers. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 184 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to the prohibition of discrimination based on genetic screening or brain-wave testing. House: Labor and Employment Relations 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 226 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of a civilian review board for police accountability in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 899 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the prohibition of certain discriminatory acts by funeral establishments, embalmers, or funeral directors. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1002 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a required course in racism and sexism issues at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1018 72-0 (1991) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to equal access for non-curriculum-related students groups, including student prayer groups, to public school premises for meetings during noninstructional time. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1058 72-0 (1991) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to discrimination by certain accommodations and associations; imposing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1154 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to discrimination because of sexual orientation. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 1445 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to employment discrimination based on an employee's weight. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1568 72-0 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offenses of hate crime and institutional vandalism; allowing civil actions for those crimes; allowing the collection and maintenance of information about those crimes; and prohibiting inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from receiving hate publications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1756 72-0 (1991) Author: Hudson III, Samuel
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the elimination of certain racially offensive names given to geographical features. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 2114 72-0 (1991) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to discrimination in employment. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2178 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to discrimination in employment. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2179 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the minority recruitment and mentorship program for engineering research in superconductivity administered by the Texas National Research Laboratory Commission. House: Science & Technology No action taken in committee
HB 2293 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred | et. al. Relating to discriminatory employment practices. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2294 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offenses of hate crime and institutional vandalism; prosecution of those crimes by the attorney general; allowing civil actions for those crimes; prohibiting the licensing of a peace officer convicted of those crimes; collecting and maintaining information about those crimes and establishing the hate crimes and institutional vandalism account. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2321 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred | et. al. Relating to equal rights under law. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2462 72-0 (1991) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to discrimination in employment based on perceived disabilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 295 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to discrimination by certain accommodations and associations; imposing civil penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 333 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie
Sponsor: Blair, Fred
Relating to discriminatory housing practices and municipal fair housing ordinances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 662 72-0 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to discrimination in employment based on perceived disabilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 767 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offenses of hate crime violence and hate crime vandalism; allowing civil acyions for those crimes; allowing the collection and maintenance of information about those crimes; and prohibiting inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from receiving hate publications. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1093 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to discrimination in employment. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1315 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to discriminatory employment practices. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1316 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Blair, Fred
Relating to equal rights under the law. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 1317 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation of the offenses of hate crime and institutional vandalism; prosecution of those crimes by the attorney general; allowing civil actions for those crimes; prohibiting the licensing of a peace officer convicted of those crimes; collecting and maintaining information about those crimes and establishing the hate crimes and institutional vandalism account. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1318 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to discrimination in employment. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 52 72-1 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offenses of hate crime and institutional vandalism; allowing civil actions for those crimes; allowing the collection and maintenance of information about those crimes; and prohibiting inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from receiving hate publications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 29 72-1 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offenses of hate crime violence and hate crime vandalism; allowing civil actions for those crimes; allowing the collection and maintenance of information about those crimes; and prohibiting inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from receiving hate publications. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 60 72-2 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offenses of hate crime and institutional vandalism; allowing civil actions for those crimes; allowing the collection and maintenance of information about those crimes; and prohibiting inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice from receiving hate publications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor Authorized
HB 5 72-4 (1992) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of a civilian review board for police accountability in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 296 71-0 (1989) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to certain powers and duties of the Commission on Human Rights regarding civil rights, and to the creation of the Texas Committee on Civil Rights. House: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
HB 593 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena | et. al. Relating to discrimination because of race, religion, color, sex, or national origin by officers or employees of the state or a political subdivision of the state. House: Business & Commerce Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 701 71-0 (1989) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to discrimination in certain transactions concerning housing; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 757 71-0 (1989) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the continuation, powers, and duties of the Commission on Human Rights. House: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
HB 889 71-0 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to certain privacy guarantees for employees. House: Labor and Employment Relations Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 1251 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the continuation, powers, and duties of the Commission on Human Rights. House: Government Organization Pending in committee
HB 1372 71-0 (1989) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the peremptory challenge of prospective jurors on racial grounds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1413 71-0 (1989) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain public accommodations and associations; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1414 71-0 (1989) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to discrimination because of sexual orientation. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1527 71-0 (1989) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al. Relating to the continuation, powers, and duties of the Commission on Human Rights. House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
HB 1543 71-0 (1989) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the recruitment of women and ethnic minorities into programs of medical and health care professions at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1717 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the definition of "person with a disability" and to discrimination based on disability; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1894 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to investigations of violations of the civil rights of persons in the custody of peace officers, jailers, or guards. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 2868 71-0 (1989) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to the licensure of and racial sensitivity among peace officers and cadets. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 2954 71-0 (1989) Author: Larry, Jerald Relating to investment of certain funds in entities that have contacts with certain foreign countries. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3137 71-0 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to collecting and maintaining information relating to crimes motivated by bigotry and bias. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HCR 26 71-0 (1989) Author: Warner, Larry Memorializing the United States Senate to ratify the International Bill of Rights and four other human rights conventions. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HCR 236 71-0 (1989) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Encouraging the Texas Committee for the Humanities to initiate programs in international studies. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
HR 123 71-0 (1989) Author: Warner, Larry Requesting the Senate of the United States Congress to promptly ratify the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 22 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of hate crime and the offense of institutional vandalism; allowing civil action for such crimes and requiring reports of such crimes. Senate: Criminal Justice Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 27 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to discrimination in employment, housing, and public facilities because a person has or is perceived as having AIDS, HIV infection, or AIDS-related complex; providing criminal and civil penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 75 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Shine, Hugh
Relating to discrimination in certain transactions concerning housing; creating a procedure for investigation and settling complaints of discriminatory housing practices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/90
SB 117 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain public accommodations and associations; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 345 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the peremptory challenge of prospective jurors on racial grounds. Senate: Criminal Justice Record vote
SB 479 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron | et. al.
Relating to the continuation, powers, and duties of the Commission on Human Rights. House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 752 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al. Relating to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity requirements for certain persons who contract with the state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Co-author authorized
SB 768 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig | et. al. Relating to discrimination because of sexual orientation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1192 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Guerrero, Lena
Relating to the definition of "person with a disability" and to discrimination based on disability; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1468 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Guerrero, Lena
Relating to discrimination because of race, religion, color, sex, or national origin by officers or employees of the state or a political subdivision of the state. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 139 71-1 (1989) Author: Perez, Nicolas Relating to an emergency appropriation to the state Commission on Human Rights. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 26 71-1 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to an emergency appropriation to the state Commission on Human Rights. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
HB 29 71-2 (1989) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to creation of a citizen's board for police accountability in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 65 71-2 (1989) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of a civilian review board for police accountability in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 102 71-2 (1989) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to investigations of violations of the civil rights of persons in the custody of peace officers, jailers, or guards. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
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
HB 16 71-3 (1990) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the procedures for disciplinary actions, dispute resolutions, and local option repeal under the municipal civil service law. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 25 71-3 (1990) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of a civilian review board for police accountability in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 95 71-3 (1990) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to a county civil service rule that prohibits county employees from belonging to organizations that promote racial hatred. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 56 71-4 (1990) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of a civilian review board for police accountability in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 132 71-4 (1990) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the procedures for disciplinary actions, dispute resolutions, and local option repeal under the municipal civil service law. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 141 71-4 (1990) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to venue in the prosecution of the offense of violation of the civil rights of a prisoner. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 58 71-5 (1990) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to venue in the prosecution of the offense of violation of the civil rights of a prisoner. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 59 71-5 (1990) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the procedures for disciplinary actions, dispute resolutions, and local option repeal under the municipal civil service law. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 96 71-5 (1990) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of a civilian review board for police accountability in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SCR 4 71-5 (1990) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Encouraging faculty, students, and administrators at educational institutions to establish a multicultural component within the university. Signed by the Governor
HB 65 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the peremptory challenge of prospective jurors on racial grounds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 86 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to review of enforcement of the federal fair housing laws in this state. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 102 70-0 (1987) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the recruitment of women and ethnic minorities into programs of engineering and applied science at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 801 70-0 (1987) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission about the composition of state boards and commissions. House: Government Organization 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1385 70-0 (1987) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the recruitment of women and ethnic minorities into programs of engineering and applied science at institutions of higher education; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to subcommittee
HB 1903 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to discrimination in employment, housing, and public facilities because a person has or is perceived as having AIDS, HIV infection, or AIDS-related complex; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HCR 235 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Requesting House Bill 65 to be returned to the house of representatives for the purpose of considering senate amendments. Signed by the Governor
HJR 55 70-0 (1987) Author: Patterson, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the establishment of English as the official language of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HR 503 70-0 (1987) Author: Uher, D.R. Condemning those nations that practice racial, ethnic, and religious discrimination.
SB 91 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the recruitment of women and ethnic minorities into programs of engineering and applied science at institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 182 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to the recruitment of women and ethnic minorities into programs of engineering and science at institutions of higher education; authorizing appropriations. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 972 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the recruitment of women and ethnic minorities into programs of engineering and applied science at institutions of higher education; making an appropriation. Senate: Education Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 1018 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Eddie
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain public accommodations and associations; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1287 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to discrimination in employment, housing, and public facilities because a person has or is perceived as having AIDS, HIV infection, or AIDS-related complex; providing criminal and civil penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
HB 26 69-0 (1985) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a requirement that persons employed on network television productions filmed in Texas reflect the cultural diversity of the state. House: Cultural & Historical Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 660 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to requiring an institution of higher education to include a compulsory course on multicultural education as a part of its teacher education program. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 819 69-0 (1985) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the creation of a fund to be used for recruitment of women and members of minority groups into engineering programs of institutions of higher education. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1474 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain public accommodations and associations; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 1632 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the time for filing a civil action in a complaint brought under the Commission on Human Rights Act. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2206 69-0 (1985) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to certain types of discrimination by insurers. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2287 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Patricia
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the amendment and repeal of certain statutes to conform to Article I, Section 3a, of the Texas Constitution. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2354 69-0 (1985) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to review of enforcement of the federal fair housing laws in this state. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HJR 9 69-0 (1985) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment to recognize a right of privacy. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 276 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the creation of a fund to be used for recruitment of women and members of minority groups into engineering programs of institutions of higher education and to the powers and duties of the Commissioner of Education; authorizing appropriations. Senate: Education Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 597 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to equal employment opportunity in state government. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 926 69-0 (1985) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Evans, Larry
Relating to certain information provided by state agencies to the governor's office on equal employment opportunity. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1098 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the amendment and repeal of certain statutes to conform to Article I, Section 3a, of the Texas Constitution. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1201 69-0 (1985) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the prohibition of discrimination based on sexual preference in certain transactions concerning employment. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 1251 69-0 (1985) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the authority of the attorney general to prosecute certain offenses involving violations of civil rights of prisoners. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 73 69-2 (1986) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to the recruitment of women and ethnic minorities into programs of engineering and applied science at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 61 68-0 (1983) Author: Cary, Reby Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment, public accommodation, credit, and real property; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 90 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the state's peremptory challenges of prospective jurors who belong to racial minorities in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn by Author
HB 292 68-0 (1983) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to prevention of certain discriminatory employment practices on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, sex, age, or national origin. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 293 68-0 (1983) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to the discriminatory practices in employment, public accommodations, educational institutions, property transactions, and public contracts on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, sex, age or national origin. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1263 68-0 (1983) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the powers and status of the Tribal Councils and tribal businesses of the Alabama-Coushatta and the Tigua Indian Tribes. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1647 68-0 (1983) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to prevention of certain discriminatory employment practices on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, sex, age, or national origin. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1941 68-0 (1983) Author: Price, Albert Relating to a state equal employment opportunity program. House: State Affairs No action taken
HB 2185 68-0 (1983) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to providing that no licensed hospital shall deny emergency treatment to a person by an officer, employee, or member of the medical staff of such hospitals and to prohibit discrimination. House: Public Health Placed on daily General State Calendar
SB 491 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to prevention of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, education, and real property transactions; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 605 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Cary, Reby
Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on daily General State Calendar
SB 1019 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to prohibiting staff of a general hospital from certain discriminatory practices in providing emergency diagnoses and services; requiring written notice of the provisions of this Act be given appropriate personnel by a hospital; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 1265 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the powers and status of the tribal councils and tribal businesses of the Alabama-Coushatta and the Tigua Indian Tribes; prescribing exemptions from the Sales, Excise and Use Tax. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Cultural and Historical Resources
SR 564 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector Directing the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners to compile statistics on the number and distribution of members of racial minority groups licensed to practice medicine in Texas. Senate: Health & Human Resources
HB 3 68-1 (1983) Author: Cary, Reby Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment; providing penalties. House: State Affairs No action taken
HB 14 68-1 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 17 68-1 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
HB 38 68-2 (1984) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the ethnicity of teachers in certain school districts. House: Public Education See remarks
HB 48 68-2 (1984) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the ethnicity of school district employees other than teachers in certain school districts. House: Public Education See remarks
HB 60 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the teaching of racial tolerance in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 75 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the state's peremptory challenges of prospective jurors who belong to racial minorities in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 76 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to civil liability for a violation of an individual's right of privacy. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 107 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to creation of the Racial and Ethnic Goodwill Commission. House: State Affairs No action taken
HB 127 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to creation of the Racial and Ethnic Historical Contributions Commission. House: State Affairs No action taken
HB 130 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the functions of the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 184 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to composition of the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 185 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the composition of the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 327 67-0 (1981) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to prevention of certain discriminatory practices in employment and creating a Texas Human Relations Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 328 67-0 (1981) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to prevention of certain discriminatory practices in employment and creating the Equal Employment Opportunity Division of the Department of Labor and Standards. House: Employment Practices Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 334 67-0 (1981) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to prevention of certain discriminatory practices in employment and creating a Human Relations Division of the Department of Labor and Standards. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 586 67-0 (1981) Author: Cary, Reby
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment, public accommodation, credit, and real property. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 783 67-0 (1981) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to the prohibition of certain discriminatory acts in the provision of financial assistance for housing accommodations. House: Financial Institutions Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1019 67-0 (1981) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to certain types of discrimination by insurers. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 1203 67-0 (1981) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the right of an individual to communicate in any language. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1284 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to discrimination by student organizations at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Postponed
HB 1759 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to creation of the Advisory Committee on Multi-Ethnic Historical Contributions. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1761 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to high school and college instruction about the contributions of ethnic groups. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 62 67-0 (1981) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Creating the Special Joint Committee on Public Higher Education for Blacks. House: Higher Education Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
SB 145 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Polumbo, Anthony
Relating to discrimination because of age or disability. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
SB 633 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to discrimination in employment because of sex. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1184 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment, public accommodation, credit, and real property; providing penalties. Senate: Human Resources No action taken
SR 677 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Directing the Committee on State Affairs to study organizations in Texas that deny basic rights or utilize mind-control techniques. Senate: State Affairs
SB 34 67-1 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to providing that no licensed hospital shall deny emergency treatment to a person by an officer, employee, or member of the medical staff of such hospitals and to prohibit discrimination. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 120 66-0 (1979) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to prevention of certain discriminatory practices in the employment of persons because of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 121 66-0 (1979) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Promoting and protecting the welfare of the people of Texas by prevention and elimination of certain unreasonable practices and policies, including discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin; providing remedies and penalties; creating a Texas Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and defining the functions, powers and duties of the Commission; regulation the relation between the Commission and local commissions. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 122 66-0 (1979) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Promoting and protecting the welfare of the people of Texas by prevention and elimination of certain unreasonable practices and policies, including discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin; providing for remedies and penalties; creating a Texas Human Relations Commission, and defining the functions, powers, and duties of the commission; regulating the relation between the commission and local commissions. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 123 66-0 (1979) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to prevention of certain discriminatory practices in employment, places of public accommodation, educational institutions, real property transactions, and awarding of public contrats on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 172 66-0 (1979) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to minority performance on professional examinations. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 222 66-0 (1979) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to prevention of certain discriminatory practices in employment, places of public accommodation, educational institutions, real property transactions, and awarding of public contracts on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 250 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to an increase in the membership of the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Agencies and Licensing
HB 251 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to creation of the Racial and Ethnic Historical Contributions Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Remedies
HB 252 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to creation of the Racial and Ethnic Goodwill Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Remedies
HB 253 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the composition of the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Agencies and Licensing
HB 254 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to creation of the Advisory Committee on Multi-ethnic Historical Contributions. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Remedies
HB 255 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the functions of the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Agencies and Licensing
HB 381 66-0 (1979) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to employer bans on communication in Spanish and other languages by employees. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 629 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the state's peremptory challenges of prospective jurors who belong to racial minorities in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 681 66-0 (1979) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the right of an individual to communicate in any language. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Posting rule suspended
HB 1052 66-0 (1979) Author: Cary, Reby
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Relating to prevention and redress of discrimination in employment, training programs, public accommodations, credit transactions, and real property transactions; providing penalties; making appropriations. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
HB 1525 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the teaching of racial tolerance in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HJR 95 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn Proposing a constitutional amendment to guarantee the right of privacy. House: Constitutional Amendments Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 15 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to questions on student applications for grants, fellowships, or financial assistance at state-supported institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 202 66-0 (1979) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the creation of the Texas Civil Rights Commission; providing penalties. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 297 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to discrimination in public employment because of age. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 567 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to discrimination in employment because of age. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 697 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to discrimination in employment because of sex. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 930 66-0 (1979) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Reyes, Ben T.
Relating to information about persons with Spanish surnames on record of vital statistics. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1038 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to prevention and redress of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, credit transactions, and real property transactions; providing penalties; making appropriations. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 301 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the teaching of racial tolerance in the public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 419 65-0 (1977) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the prohibition of certain discriminatory acts in the provision of financial assistance for the purpose of purchasing, rehabilitating, improving, or refinancing housing accommodations; making other provisions relative to enforcement; providing administrative and judicial hearings, remedies and penalties. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 420 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the teaching of racial tolerance in the public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 427 65-0 (1977) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the creation of the Texas Fair Housing Act; providing functions, duties, and responsibilities of the Texas Fair Housing Commission; making other provisions relative to the regulation of certain discriminatory acts; and providing judicial hearings, remedies, and penalties. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 504 65-0 (1977) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to racial and ethnic representation on appointed county and municipal boards. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 521 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the creation and functions of the Racial and Ethnic Goodwill Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 537 65-0 (1977) Author: Hall, Anthony
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Relating to the prohibition of discrimination by certain alcoholic beverage licensees and permittees. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Motion lost
HB 697 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the creation and functions of the Racial and Ethnic Historical Contributions Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 977 65-0 (1977) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to the guaranteeing of equal employment opportunities with regard to employment by a county, city, or town. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1001 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Establishing an Advisory Committee on Multi-Ethnic Historical Contributions and defining the duties and functions thereof. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1002 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the composition of the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1003 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to an increase in the membership of the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1223 65-0 (1977) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Promoting and protecting the welfare of the people of Texas by prevention and elimination of certain unreasonable practices and policies, including discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin; providing for remedies and penalties; creating a Texas Human Relations Commission, and defining the functions, powers, and duties of the commission; regulating the relation between the commission and local commissions. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1224 65-0 (1977) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Promoting and protecting the welfare of the people of Texas by prevention and elimination of certain unreasonable practices and policies, including discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin; providing for remedies and penalties; creating a Texas Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and defining the functions, powers and duties of the Commission; regulation the relation between the Commission and local commissions. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1227 65-0 (1977) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to prevention of certain discriminatory practices in employment, places of public accommodation, educational institutions, and real property transactions and awarding of public contracts on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin. House: Labor Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1228 65-0 (1977) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to prevention of certain discriminatory practices in the employment of persons because of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin. House: Labor
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1556 65-0 (1977) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to retaliation by a public servant agaist a person for instituting a complaint of or action against discrimination. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1810 65-0 (1977) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to the use of the novel and television production of "Roots" in the public education system and at the Institute of Texan Cultures. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1817 65-0 (1977) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to the prohibition of certain discriminatory practices against handicapped persons. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 2020 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike Relating to the adoption of an official state costume and providing a penalty for discrimination based on use of state costume. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 51 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to prevention of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, education, and real property transactions; creating a state Commission on Human Rights and authorizing creation of local commissions; providing for cooperation and their respective powers and duties; defining discriminatory practices and making certain exemptions and exceptions; providing for filing of complaints, procedures for handling complaints, hearings, and orders; providing for judicial review; providing enforcement procedures; providing for keeping of records; relating to certain plans to eliminate discrimination and filing of such plans with the commission; defining certain offenses; providing remedies, sanctions, and penalties; making appropriations; and providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 168 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: McBee, Susan Gurley
Relating to the state's trust responsibility respecting Texas Indians; relating to recognition of an assistance to the Kickapoo Indians of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 308 65-0 (1977) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the creation of the Texas Human Relations Commission; providing functions, duties, and responsibilities of the Texas Human Relations Commission; making other provisions relative to the regulation of certain discriminatory acts; providing judicial hearings, remedies, and penalties. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 437 65-0 (1977) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to the creation, membership, terms of office, organization, compensations, powers, and duties of the Texas Commission on the Status of Women; providing for the appointment of an advisory panel and for cooperation of other state agencies; limiting the life of the commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 953 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts and practices in the business of insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 27 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to discriminatory acts by officers or employees of the state or a political subdivision of the state because of a person's political beliefs. House: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 38 64-0 (1975) Author: Johnson, Eddie Changing the name and composition of the Commission for Indian Affairs. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 40 64-0 (1975) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the membership of the Commission for Indian Affairs. House: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 393 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Luther
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the state's trust responsibility respecting Texas Indians. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 512 64-0 (1975) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to prohibitions against certain types of discrimination in determining motor vehicle insurance rates and in adopting and approving policy forms and endorsements for motor vehicle insurance. House: Insurance Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 653 64-0 (1975) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the creation of the Texas Human Relations Commission; providing functions, duties, and responsibilities of the Texas Human Relations Commission; making other provisions relative to the regulation of certain discriminatory acts; providing judicial hearings, remedies, and penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 666 64-0 (1975) Author: Preston, George L. Providing for a nonbinding referendum election on the issue of rescinding the state's ratification of the proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women. House: State Affairs Reported from committee with substitute
HB 888 64-0 (1975) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to providing minority groups with better access to state-supported law schools by directing their immediate participation in the Council on Legal Education Opportunity of the United States government and, absent the C.L.E.O. program, the immediate formulation and implementation of affirmative action programs by state-supported law schools. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1403 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to fair employment practices; creating within the Department of Labor and Standards the Fair Employment Practices Commission and prescribing its powers, duties, and functions; providing penalties and other other sanctions. House: Labor
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 1623 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to prevention of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, education, and real property transactions; providing remedies sanctions, and penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1863 64-0 (1975) Author: Reyes, Ben T. Relating to equal employment opportunities in state employment; providing for the development, submission, and approval of affirmative action plans; providing for the deduction of certain salaries under certain circumstances. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 2034 64-0 (1975) Author: Hall, Anthony Creating the Governor's Office of Equal Employment Information; requiring all agencies and departments of the State of Texas, including state-supported institutions of higher learning, to prepare and maintain written plans to assure implementation of programs of equal employment opportunity; requiring such plans to be filed with the Governor's Office of Equal Employement Information on October 1 of each year; requiring progress reports to be filed with the Governor's Office of Equal Employment Information on April 1 of each year; declaring such plans and reports to be public information. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2088 64-0 (1975) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Promoting and protecting the welfare of the people of Texas by prevention and elimination of certain unreasonable practices and policies, including discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin; providing for remedies and penalties; creating a Texas Human Relations Commission, and defining the functions, powers, and duties of the commission; regulating the relation between the commission and local commissions. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2125 64-0 (1975) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Promoting and protecting the welfare of the people of Texas by prevention and elimination of certain unreasonable practices and policies, including discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin; providing for remedies and penalties; creating a Texas Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and defining the functions, powers and duties of the Commission; regulating the relation between the Commission and local commissions. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2134 64-0 (1975) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the abolition of the Good Neighbor Commission; granting departmental status to the Center for Mexican-American Studies of the University of Texas at Austin; transferring the unexpended funds appropriated to the Good Neighbor Commission to the Department of Mexican-American Studies of the University of Texas at Austin; providing a repealing clause; providing an effective date. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 101 64-0 (1975) Author: Santiesteban, H. Amending and reenacting Chapter 279, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965, as amended (Article 5421z, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), relating to the state's trust responsibility respecting Texas Indians. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 165 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
Requiring use of bilingual election materials and voter registration materials in English and Spanish in certain areas and permitting use of the bilingual materials in other areas. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 221 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Commission on Equal Opportunity Employment. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 271 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Leland, Mickey
Prohibiting discrimination in employment practices against handicapped persons under certain conditions; authorizing certain tests or examinations for applicants; providing no quota system is required by the Act. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 520 64-0 (1975) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the prohibition of certain forms of discrimination by public school boards and persons, corporations, or other entities from whom they solicit or accept bids or with whom they contract; requiring certain certification as to nondiscrimination by vendors. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Rules suspended
SB 650 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to prevention of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, education, and real property transactions; creating a state Commission on Human Rights and authorizing creation of local commissions; providing for cooperation and their respective powers and duties; defining discriminatory practices and making certain exemptions and exceptions; providing for filing of complaints, procedures for handling complaints, hearings, and orders; providing for judicial review; providing enforcement procedures; providing for keeping of records; relating to certain plans to eliminate discrimination and filing of such plans with the commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to subcommittee
SB 672 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the membership of the Commission for Indian Affairs. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 707 64-0 (1975) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the membership of the Commission for Indian Affairs. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SCR 60 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
Requesting that the governor return Senate Bill No. 165 to the enrolling room for correction of a deficiency; declaring null and void the action of the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House in signing Senate Bill No. 165, and authorizing the two presiding officers to remove their signatures from the enrolled bill; directing the enrolling and engrossing clerk of the senate to correct Section 3 of the bill. Signed by Governor
HB 183 63-0 (1973) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the expiration of the Governor's Committee on Human Relations and providing an appropriation. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 184 63-0 (1973) Author: Truan, Carlos Promoting and protecting the welfare of the people of Texas by prevention and elimination of certain unreasonable practices and policies, including discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, age, or sex; providing for remedies and penalties; creating a Texas Human Relations Commission; providing for local sections thereof and defining the functions, powers, and duties of the commission and local commissions; amending Chapter 446, Acts of the 61st Legislature, Regular Session, 1969 (Article 1c, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Human Resources Commitee substitute
HB 239 63-0 (1973) Author: Allred, Dave Relating to the expiration of the Governor's Committee on Human Relations and providing an appropriation. House: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 386 63-0 (1973) Author: Allred, Dave To provide for a permanent agency to be entitled the Human Relations Commission; relating to regulation of certain discriminatory acts; transferring appropriations, property, records, and supplies of the Governor's Committee on Human Relations; and declaring an emergency. House: Human Resources
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 389 63-0 (1973) Author: Reyes, Ben T. Providing for driver's license examinations in the Spanish language for persons unable to take teh examination in English. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee
HB 706 63-0 (1973) Author: Nabers, Lynn Concerning discriminatory pricing practices in trade and commerce; providing for private redress. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 774 63-0 (1973) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the requirement that contracting agencies of the State of Texas, any county, city, town, school district, water district, hospital district, or other political subdivision of the state shall include nondiscrimination provisions by reason of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in all directly or indirectly publicly funded contracts for supplies, materials, services or equipment; requiring the contractor to include nondiscrimination provisions binding upon a subcontractor or vendor in every subcontract or purchase order; specifying compliance reports which the contractor shall file with the contracting agency; providing for cancellation, termination, or conditional continuance of a contract for noncompliance with the nondiscrimination clauses of the contract and for debarment of such a contractor from further contracts with the agency; requiring reasonable efforts by the contracting agency to secure compliance with the contract provisions of this Act; defining "contracting agency"; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 784 63-0 (1973) Author: Miller, Chris Relating to elimination of discriminatory provisions of certain laws based on sex; providing that domicile is not to be determined by sex or marital status. House: Judiciary Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 792 63-0 (1973) Author: Waters, Ron Prohibiting discrimination by alcoholic beverage licensees and permitees. House: Liquor Regulation Notice given
HB 879 63-0 (1973) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to prohibitions against certain types of discrimination in determining motor vehicle insurance rates and in adopting and approving policy forms and endorsements for motor vehicle insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 950 63-0 (1973) Author: Weddington, Sarah
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to denial of credit or loans on the basis of sex. House: Business & Industry Signed by the Governor
HB 1264 63-0 (1973) Author: Korioth, A.J. "Al" Relating to prevention of racial and other discrimination in the performance of contracts with the state and its municipalities and political subdivisions; declaring an emergency. House: Labor Referred to Committee on Labor
HB 1293 63-0 (1973) Author: Temple, Arthur "Buddy" Relating to state's trust responsibility respecting Texas Indians. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Reported favorably
HB 1413 63-0 (1973) Author: Korioth, A.J. "Al" Creating the Fair Employment Practices Commission and providing for its regulation of discriminatory acts in employment; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1523 63-0 (1973) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Commission on Equal Employment Opportunity; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1528 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to the membership of the Texas Commission for Indian Affairs, amending Article 5421z, Subchapter A, Section 2, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 176 63-0 (1973) Author: Salem, Joe Requesting state departments, agencies, and institutions as well as businesses and industries of Texas to employ without discrimination. Filed
SB 32 63-0 (1973) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Reyes, Ben T.
Providing for driver's license examinations in Spanish language for persons unable to take the examination in English. House: Transportation
Senate: Human Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 37 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the expiration of the Governor's Committee on Human Relations and providing and appropriation. Senate: Human Resources Laid on table subject to call
SB 39 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Commission on Equal Opportunity Employment. Senate: Human Resources Sent to subcommittee
SB 428 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the gathering of information about the national origins or the ethnic, racial, or religious makeup of the personnel of a governmental agency or political subdivision. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably
SB 558 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Providing for an agency to be entitled the Human Relations Commission; relating to regulation of certain discriminatory acts; providing for the membership, organization, functions, powers and duties of the commission in cooperation with other agencies, departments and institutions; defining unlawful discriminatory acts; excepting certain acts as not being discriminatory; providing for filing of complaints and charges, for hearings, and reports; providing for judicial hearings and enforcement procedures transferring appropriations, property, records, and supplies of Governor's Committee on Human Relations. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Reported favorably
SR 922 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Directing Senate Human Resources Committee to study the need for safeguards to protect the individual liberties of the people of Texas. Senate: Administration
HB 758 62-0 (1971) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to promoting and protecting the welfare of the people of Texas by prevention and elimination of certain unreasonable practices and policies relating to discrimination.
HB 909 62-0 (1971) Author: Semos, Chris V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to discriminatory action by state or local government officers or employees.
HB 1038 62-0 (1971) Author: Cruz, Lauro Relating to providing for a permanent agency to be entitiled the Human Relations Commission.
HB 1192 62-0 (1971) Author: Nichols, R.C. "Nick" Relating to cancelling, refusing to issue, or refusing to renew motor vehicle or fire insurance policies.
HCR 109 62-0 (1971) Author: Cruz, Lauro | et. al. Concerning admission requirements for graduate schools.
HJR 16 62-0 (1971) Author: Braun, Rex | et. al. Providing that equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex, race, color, creed or national origin.
SB 79 62-0 (1971) Author: Jordan, Barbara Relating to creating the Fair Employment Practices Commission and providing for its regulation of discriminatory acts in employment; providing penalties.
SB 81 62-0 (1971) Author: Jordan, Barbara Relating to the requirement that contracting agencies of the State of Texas, any county, city, town, school district, water district, hospital district, or other political subdivision of the State shall include nondiscrimination provisions by reason of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in all directly or indirectly publicly funded contracts for supplies, materials, services or equipment.
SB 477 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J. Relating to promoting and protecting the welfare of the people of Texas by prevention and elimination of certain unreasonable practices and policies, including discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, age, or sex; providing for remedies and penalties; creating a Texas Human Relations Commission.
SB 963 62-0 (1971) Author: Christie, Joe
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H. Tati
Relating to the authority of the Tribal Council of the Tigua Indian Community to issue revenue bonds and other evidences of indebtedness and to dispose of certain revenues.
SB 969 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles
Sponsor: Hannah, John H.
Relating to residential leases of certain Indian land to members of the Alabama and Coushatta Tribes.
SJR 16 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Braun, Rex
Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution by adding a new section, providing that equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex, race, color, creed, or national origin.
HR 47 62-3 (1972) Author: Graves, Curtis M. | et. al. Encouraging the Texas Highway Department to recruit and employ Blacks.
HB 202 61-0 (1969) Author: Dickson, Temple | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful to refuse to serve certain persons in barber and beauty shops; prescribing a penalty.
HB 251 61-0 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David | et. al. Relating to repealing Statute relating to the use of libraries by different races.
HB 253 61-0 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David | et. al. Relating to repealing Statutes empowering cities to enact ordinances providing for segregation of whites and Negroes.
HB 255 61-0 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David | et. al. Relating to repealing Statutes requiring that railway companies provide separate coaches for white and Negro passengers.
HB 256 61-0 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David | et. al. Relating to repealing Statutes requiring separate facilities for whites and Negroes in the state parks system.
HB 257 61-0 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David | et. al. Relating to deleting certain provisions requiring separate apartments be maintained for white passengers in railroad depots.
HB 258 61-0 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David | et. al. Relating to removing certain provisions pertaining to racial segregation of teachers' meetings.
HB 261 61-0 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David | et. al. Relating to repealing Statutes relating to miscegenation.
HB 291 61-0 (1969) Author: Graves, Curtis M. | et. al. Relating to providing for a selection of public school history textbooks which forthrightly and objectively portray the role of the American Negro and other minority groups.
HB 528 61-0 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David Relating to separate facilities for different races in mines.
HB 694 61-0 (1969) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to promoting and protecting the welfare of the people of Texas by prevention and elimination of certain unreasonable practices and policies, including discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, age, or sex; providing for remedies and penalties; creating a Texas Human Relations Commission.
HB 808 61-0 (1969) Author: Salem, Joe | et. al. Relating to declaring void certain deed restrictions based on race, color, religion, or national origin.
HB 820 61-0 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David | et. al. Relating to removing the prohibition against certain matches, contests or exhibitions involving persons of different races.
HB 914 61-0 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David | et. al. Relating to abolishment of the dual school system.
HB 1042 61-0 (1969) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al. Relating to providing that cemetery associations shall not make, adopt or enforce rules or regulations prohibiting the interment of the human dead because of race, color or national origin.
HCR 36 61-0 (1969)
HJR 5 61-0 (1969) Author: Braun, Meyer Gus Rex | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing that equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex, race, color, creed, or national origin.
HJR 42 61-0 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate the provisions for establishment of a college or university for Negroes.
HJR 43 61-0 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal requiring separate schools for white and colored children.
SB 15 61-0 (1969) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to deleting the provision restricting the use of the county free library to white persons.
SB 307 61-0 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to creating a temporary state agency to be known as the Governor's Committee on Human Relations, and defining its membership and duration; defining its purpose, duties, and powers, and its relationship with other agencies and officers of the state, etc.
SB 359 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to repealing Statutes requiring separate facilities for whites and Negroes in the state parks system.
SB 360 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to repealing Statutes relating to the use of libraries by different races.
SB 361 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to repealing Statutes providing for separate schools for white and Negro children.
SB 362 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to repealing Statutes requiring that railway companies provide separate coaches for white and Negro passengers.
SB 363 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to repealing Statutes empowering cities to enact ordinances providing for segregation of whites and Negroes.
SB 364 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to repealing Statutes relating to miscegenation.
SB 365 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to deleting certain provisions requiring separate apartments to be maintained for white passengers in railroad depots.
SB 366 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to removing certain provisions pertaining to racial segregation of teachers' meetings.
SB 367 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to separate facilities for different races in mines.
SB 368 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. Relating to promoting and protecting the welfare of the people of Texas by prevention and elimination of certain unreasonable practices and policies, including discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, age, or sex; providing for remedies and penalties; creating a Texas Human Relations Commission; providing for local sections thereof and defining the functions, powers, and duties of the commission; regulating the relation between the state commission and local commissions.
SB 370 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to the racial classification of prisoners.
SB 453 61-0 (1969) Author: Berry, Virgil E. "Red" Relating to the discharge or retirement of employees of the Texas Department of Public Safety by reason of age.
SB 516 61-0 (1969) Author: Jordan, Barbara Charline Relating to providing that cemetery associations shall not make, adopt, or enforce rules or regulations prohibiting interment of the human dead because of race, color or national origin; declaring void as against public policy provisions in contracts, deeds, or certificates of ownership prohibiting the interment of deceased persons because of race, color or national origin.
SB 856 61-0 (1969) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. | et. al. Relating to appropriating money out of the General Revenue Fund of the Governor's Committee on Human Relations for the year beginning September 1, 1969, and ending August 31, 1970.
SJR 4 61-0 (1969) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex, race, color, creed, or national origin; providing that the amendment is self-operative; and providing that the calling of an election and the publication and issuance of the proclamation therefor.
HB 13 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. | et. al. Relating to actions by state or local government officers or employees that discriminate against persons because of the persons' race, religion, color, national origin, or sex.
HB 74 60-0 (1967) Author: Harris, Ed | et. al. Relating to repealing certain articles of the Penal Code so as to remove the requirement that railway companies and other intercity common carriers provide separate coaches or compartments for white and Negro passengers and to removing the requirement that whites and Negroes be segregated on buses.
HB 121 60-0 (1967) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" | et. al. Relating to making unlawful any discrimination against any citizen of the United States by the State or any political subdivision of the State or any person purporting to act on behalf of or under the authority of the State of Texas or any of its political subdivisions because of race, creed, color, national origin, or sex; providing for enforcement and providing for the creation of a Civil Rights Division in the office of the Attorney General.
HB 198 60-0 (1967) Author: Scoggins, Charles R. "Chuck" | et. al. Relating to repealing certain acts relating to continuance or abolition of dual school systems, transfer of pupils, funds and teachers between districts and maintenance of order and closing of schools.
HB 227 60-0 (1967) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to repealing certain Articles of Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes, relating to the dual school system.
HB 654 60-0 (1967) Author: Scoggins, Ralph "Skip" | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute relating to the Commission for Indian Affairs.
HB 683 60-0 (1967) Author: Graves, Curtis M. | et. al. Relating to providing for a selection of public school history textbooks which forthrightly and objectively portray the role of the American Negro and other minority groups.
HB 888 60-0 (1967) Author: Scoggins, Ralph "Skip" | et. al. Relating to transfer of trust responsibilities concerning the Tigua Indians.
HB 1207 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to use of convict labor on the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation.
HB 1223 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to Maturity of Bonds issued by the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation.
HJR 5 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide that equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex.
SB 185 60-0 (1967) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to actions by state or local government officers or employees that discriminate against persons because of the persons' race, religion, color, or national origin.
SJR 5 60-0 (1967) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide that equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex, race, color, creed, or national origin.
HB 176 59-0 (1965) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. | et. al. Relating to actions by state or local government officers or employees that discriminate against persons because of the persons' race, religion, color, or national origin.
HB 263 59-0 (1965) Author: Roberts, Ronald Edd Relating to preservation of political rights of teachers and other employees of state institutions of higher education.
HB 796 59-0 (1965) Author: Haring, Paul Byrne Relating to the establishment of local commissions on human relations, their authority and procedures, and review of their determinations.
HB 1185 59-0 (1965) Author: Johnson, Jake | et. al. Relating to providing persons in the State with protection for their fundamental liberties.
HJR 6 59-0 (1965) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex.
HJR 44 59-0 (1965) Author: Markgraf, Jim Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas declaring the equality of men before the law and guaranteeing certain inalienable rights.
SB 418 59-0 (1965) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to actions by state or local government officers or employees that discriminate against persons because of the persons' race, religion, color, or national origin.
SJR 6 59-0 (1965) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex.
SJR 32 59-0 (1965) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas declaring the equality of men before the law and guaranteeing certain inalienable rights.
HB 77 58-0 (1963) Author: Cherry, Horace Dicken "Dick" | et. al. Relating to protecting the right of public employees to exercise all rights and privileges of citizenship and to prohibit certain boards from affecting tenure of certain public employees; providing remedies; and providing a penalty for breach of its terms.
HB 179 58-0 (1963) Author: Alaniz, John C. Relating to the Texas Fair Employment Practice Act prohibiting certain practices of discrimination because of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, age, sex, or national origin by the State of Texas; creating the Texas Fair Employment Practices Commission; providing for judicial review and enforcement; and imposing penalties.
HB 313 58-0 (1963) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Relating to making unlawful any discrimination against any person by the state or any political subdivision of the state because of race, creed, color, sex or national origin; providing that violation of this Act shall constitute a misdemeanor and prescribing the penalty upon conviction thereof; providing that violation of this Act by any public official or employee shall constitute grounds for removal from office or dismissal.
HB 498 58-0 (1963) Author: Isaacks, Maud | et. al. Relating to preservation of political rights of teachers and other employees of state institutions of higher education.
HB 709 58-0 (1963) Author: Brown, Donald M. "Don" Relating to repealing Article 4607 of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925.
HB 711 58-0 (1963) Author: Brown, Donald M. "Don" Relating to repealing Article 492 and Article 493 of the Penal Code of Texas.
HCR 89 58-0 (1963)
HJR 60 58-0 (1963) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing that equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex; providing that this section shall not affect the community property laws or the criminal laws of this state as they now exist, nor in any manner affect existing homestead rights of widows and unmarried daughters; setting an effective date.
SB 18 58-0 (1963) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to making unlawful any discrimination against any person by the state or any political subdivision of the state because of race, creed, color, sex or national origin; providing penalties.
SB 173 58-0 (1963) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to making unlawful certain discriminatory practices in respect to employment because of the ages of the individuals seeking or being in employment, creating and conferring jurisdiction upon the "division against discrimination" in the Labor Commission of Texas.
SJR 2 58-0 (1963) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing that equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex; providing that the amendment is self-operative; and providing for its effective date.
HB 548 57-0 (1961) Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun" | et. al. Relating to providing requirements for the holders of any office or public trust in this state, or employment in public schools, public junior colleges, and state colleges and universities: setting out administrative procedures for filing and inspection, making violation an offense and prescribing the penalty therefor.
HB 585 57-0 (1961) Author: Johnson, Jake Relating to making unlawful certain discriminatory practices in respect to employment because of the ages of the individuals seeking or being in employment, creating and conferring jurisdiction upon the "Division against discrimination" in the Labor Commission of Texas.
HB 931 57-0 (1961) Author: Alaniz, John C. Relating to the Texas Fair Employment Practice Act; prohibiting certain practices of discrimination because of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, age, sex or natural origin by the State of Texas; imposing penalties.
HB 939 57-0 (1961) Author: Collins, Sam Forse Relating to amending a certain Act providing for determination, seperately for whites and seperately for negroes, of the number of professional unit allocations for Foundation School Program Act and Fund purposes under a sparse area formula.
HJR 3 57-0 (1961) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex; providing for its effective date.
SJR 4 57-0 (1961) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that equality under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex; providing that the amendment is self-operative; providing for its effective date.
SJR 15 57-0 (1961) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that equality of rights under law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex.
HB 13 57-1 (1961) Author: Collins, Sam Forse Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide for determination, separately for whites and separately for negroes, of the number of professional unit allocations for Foundation School Program Act and Fund purposes under a sparse area formula and providing for the allocation of certain funds to the Foundation School Fund.
HB 158 57-1 (1961) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" | et. al. Relating to making unlawful certain discriminatory practices in respect to employment because of the ages of the individual seeking, or being in employment; declaring state policy concerning discrimination in employment because of age.
HB 200 56-0 (1959) Author: Korioth, Thomas Anthony "Tony" | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide an effective guarantee of "the right to work" by prohibiting discrimination in employment on account of sex; defining offenses, penalties and enforcement procedures incident thereto.
HB 226 56-0 (1959) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel | et. al. Relating to prohibiting certain practices of discrimination against certain persons because of their age.
HB 415 56-0 (1959) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel Relating to prohibiting discrimination in employment on account of physical disability; providing for penalties and injunctive relief.
HB 428 56-0 (1959) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel Relating to prohibiting discrimination in employment on account of membership in or the obligations of membership in any Reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States; providing for penalties, damages, injunctive relief and other enforcement procedures incident thereto.
HJR 59 56-0 (1959) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Proposing an amendment providing that equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex.
SJR 5 56-0 (1959) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Proposing an amendment providing that equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged because of sex.
HB 32 55-0 (1957) Author: Huffman, Reagan Russell | et. al. Relating to making unlawful the employment by the State, any school district, any county, or municipality in the State of Texas any member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; providing penalties.
HB 65 55-0 (1957) Author: Sadler, Jerry | et. al. Relating to providing local option elections to determine continuance or abolition of a dual school system in each public school district in the State of Texas; making violation an offense and prescribing the penalty therefor.
HB 239 55-0 (1957) Author: Chapman, Joe N. | et. al. Relating to promoting interracial harmony and tranquility and to that end to declare it to be the public policy of the State that the right of all people to be secure from interracial tension and unrest is vital to the health, safety and welfare of the State; requiring registration of persons and organizations engaged in advocating racial integration whose activities opposing segregation of races tend to cause racial conflicts or violence, or engaged in raising or expending funds for certain purposes in connection with litigation.
HB 115 54-0 (1955) Author: White, Richard Crawford Relating to providing for the posting of one sample ballot in Spanish at polling places in precincts where over 50% of the registered voters are Spanish Speaking.
HB 30 53-0 (1953) Author: Bell, Marshall O. | et. al. Relating to amending the Communist Control Law to enlarge the definition of a Communist so as to include a person who knowingly in any manner advocates or acts to further the World Communist Movement, and to provide for the issuance of search warrants for search and seizure of implements for sabotage or destruction of properties, facilities, or service connected with national defense, and for search and seizure of books, records, pamphlets, cards, receipts, paraphernalia, and memoranda of communistic membership or activity.
HB 440 53-0 (1953) Author: Maverick, Jr., Fontaine Maury | et. al. Relating to permitting fistic combat matches, boxing, sparring and wrestling contests or exhibitions between professional boxers or wrestlers of the white race and professional boxers or wrestlers of the negro race.
HB 448 52-0 (1951) Author: Cobb, Morris Gray Relating to repealing certain Act concerning Colored Girls Training School.
HB 573 52-0 (1951) Author: Garrett, Warren R. "Gabe" | et. al. Relating to declaring the policy of this State with reference to citizens of the Americans, declaring that public places catering to the public for business and profit are public utilities; defining the term "Mexican or Latin-American origin"; providing for the elimination of discrimination by public utilities against persons of Mexican or Latin-American origin; prescribing civil damages.
HB 702 52-0 (1951) Author: Murphy, Jr., Charles Alfred Relating to amending certain acts by providing that the majority of the members of the Board of Directors of Texas State University for Negroes shall be Negro citizens of this State.
SB 327 52-0 (1951) Author: McDonald, Warren Swann Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas State Parks Board of the sum of One Hundred Thousand ($100,000) Dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to provide for separate equal facilities for Negroes in the State Parks System of Texas.
SB 19 51-1 (1950) Author: McDonald, Warren Swann Relating to requiring separate facilities for white and negro citizens in the system of State parks and the use thereof.
HB 287 50-0 (1947) Author: Jones, Obie | et. al. Relating to changing the name of the Deaf, Dumb, and Blind Asylum for Colored Youths and Colored Orphans to be hereafter known as Texas Colored Blind, Deaf and Orphan School.
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 642 50-0 (1947) Author: Ward, Jesse F. | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to the Prairie View University for scholarship aid to qualified negro students for graduate and professional study outside of Texas; providing regulations therefor.
HB 780 50-0 (1947) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to authorizing certain educational institutions heretofore created, to enter into and carry out certain agreements with any State University for Negroes established in this State; repealing all Special and General Laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act to the extent of such conflict; providing a saving clause.
HJR 48 50-0 (1947) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide a method of maintaining, operating and supporting the University for Negroes established by S. B. No. 140 of the Fiftieth Legislature.
SB 140 50-0 (1947) Author: Stewart, W. Lacy Relating to providing for the establishment, support, maintenance and direction of a University of the first class for the instruction and training of 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.
HB 45 49-0 (1945) Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al. Relating to declaring the policy of this State with reference to citizens of the Americas, declaring that public places catering to the public for business and profit are public utilities; providing for the elimination of discrimination by public utilities against persons of Mexican or Latin-American origins; prescribing penalties.
HB 78 49-0 (1945) Author: Hoyo, John C. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the State Board of Control to acquire and/or construct and/or recondition and equip a State Training School for dependent and delinquent colored girls at a cost of not to exceed $150,000; making an appropriation.
SB 1 49-0 (1945) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to declaring the policy of this State with reference to citizens of the Americas, declaring that public places catering to the public for business and profit are public utilities, defining the term "Mexican or Latin-American origin", providing for the elimination of discrimination by pubic utilities against persons of Mexican or Latin-American origin, prescribing penalties and civil damages, repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 46 49-0 (1945) Author: Spears, J. Franklin | et. al. Relating to authorizing the State Board of Control to acquire and/or construct and/or recondition and equip a State Training School for dependent and delinquent colored girls at a cost of not to exceed One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.00); appropriating One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.00) for such purpose, and further appropriating Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000.00) for the maintenance and operation of said institution for the year ending August 31, 1947.
SB 319 49-0 (1945) Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" Relating to creating in the Treasury a "Child Welfare Service Fund;" providing for the transfer of the now existing accumulated balance from the "Children's Assistance Fund" to the "Child Welfare Service Fund" and appropriating same to the State Department of Public Welfare.
SJR 6 49-0 (1945) Author: Chadick, T. C. | et. al. Proposing an Amendment to Section 51b of Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas so as to increase the old-age assistance payments so as not to exceed twenty dollars ($20.00) per month; providing for an election on the question of the adoption or rejection of such Amendment and making an appropriation therefor; providing for the proclamation and publication thereof, and prescribing the form of ballot.
HB 68 48-0 (1943) Author: Dwyer, Pat | et. al. Relating to assuring full and equal accommodations, rights, and privileges to all persons of the Caucasian Race in all public places of business or amusement in Texas.
HB 284 48-0 (1943) Author: Bundy, Marvin A. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to changing the name of the State Colored Orphans' Home to be hereafter known as the Gilmer State Home for Negro Children.
HB 306 48-0 (1943) Author: Bundy, Marvin A. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to changing the name of the Deaf, Dumb and Blind Institute for Colored Youths to be hereafter known as the State School for Deaf and Blind Negro Children.
HB 632 48-0 (1943) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" Relating to regulating the separation and seating of White and Negro passengers on motor buses operating for hire; fixing a penalty for the violation hereof.
SB 203 48-0 (1943) Author: Fain, Jr., Clement Franklin "Clem" Relating to assuring full and equal accommodations, rights, and privileges to all persons of the Caucasian Race in all public places of business or amusement in Texas, providing penalties, and repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 583 47-0 (1941) Author: Whitesides, Washington M. Relating to providing for the construction, establishment and maintenance of two buildings on State land as part of the Rusk State Hospital for the care, treatment, and support of epileptic and feeble minded negroes; making an appropriation.
HB 606 47-0 (1941) Author: Baker, Noel C. Relating to repealing a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes providing the State Board of Control may support and maintain a place for Negro orphans, Negro delinquent children, and Negro dependent and neglected children.
HB 673 47-0 (1941) Author: McDonald, Sr., William Thomas Relating to making an appropriation for the establishment of a training school for dependent or delinquent negro girls for the biennium beginning September 1, 1941 and ending August 31, 1943.
HB 909 47-0 (1941) Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet | et. al. Relating to assuring full and equal accommodation, rights, and privileges to all persons of the Caucasian Race in all public places of business or amusement in Texas.
HB 120 46-0 (1939) Author: Harrell, Mason Douglas | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act requiring separate compartments for street cars, interurban cars and commercial motor vehicles so as to secure separate accommodations for the white and colored races.
HB 121 46-0 (1939) Author: Harrell, Mason Douglas | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act requiring separate coaches and compartments for the accommodation of white and negro passengers, so as to extend to busses, streetcars, etc.
HB 487 46-0 (1939) Author: Holland, Arthur Lawson | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article by adding a section provided it shall be unlawful to operate any dining, club or café cars upon any railroad in Texas without having a white steward at all times in charge thereof while food is being served and/or drinks to white persons.
HB 509 46-0 (1939) Author: Allison, Alvin Ray Relating to requiring any person who shall place a child or who shall own, conduct, or manage a child-placing agency, day nursery, free foster home, children's boarding home, children's institution or other place for the care and custody of children under sixteen (16) years of age to obtain an annual license from the Division of Child Welfare and Division of Public Welfare; providing for penalty.
HB 525 45-0 (1937) Author: Beckworth, Sr., Lindley Garrison Relating to creating the Texas Home for Colored Orphans and providing for the maintenance of such Home at or near Gilmer, Texas, in the County of Upshur, upon a site or tract of land heretofore donated by the Dickson Colored Orphans, Incorporated, to and accepted by the State of Texas.
HB 1137 45-0 (1937) Author: Stevenson, Coke Robert Relating to appropriating any and all unexpended balances remaining of that certain appropriation made by the Forty-fourth Legislature, Regular Session, 1935, for the location, establishment, erection, equipment, and completion of a Tuberculosis Sanatorium for Negroes to be known as the State Tuberculosis Sanatorium for Negroes.
HB 1188 45-0 (1937) Author: Beckworth, Sr., Lindley Garrison Relating to authorizing State Board of Control to accept and care for orphan Negro children in the Home located at Austin, Texas.
HB 270 44-0 (1935) Author: Palmer, E. Gaston | et. al. Relating to separate coaches for the accommodation of white and negro passengers so as to include commercial motor vehicle within the terms of the Act.
SB 467 44-0 (1935) Author: Burns, Gordon M. | et. al. Relating to providing for the establishment of a state tuberculosis sanatorium for negroes to be known as the State Tuberculosis Sanatorium for Negroes.
HB 354 41-0 (1929) Author: Wallace, John Forsythe Relating to making certain emergency appropriations out of the General Revenue of the State for the several institutions and departments of the State Government for the balance of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1929. House: Appropriations
SB 16 41-1 (1929) Author: Witt, Edgar E. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute; relating to discrimination and other practices in connection with the sale of life insurance policies so as to better regulate the sale of stock, bonds and other securities in connection with life insurance policies; providing for a penalty for the violation thereof.
HB 11 41-3 (1929) Author: Keller, Jack | et. al. Relating to the care of colored orphans in Deaf, Dumb and Blind Institute.
HB 154 41-5 (1930) Author: Purl, George Clark | et. al. Relating to changing the name of the Deaf, Dumb and Blind Institute for Colored Youth.
HB 227 40-0 (1927) Author: Nabors, A. Edgar | et. al. Relating to repealing law which provided for a negro training school on Ferguson State Farm.
HB 371 40-0 (1927) Author: Purl, George Clark Relating to white and negro communities in municipalities, to foster a separation of white and negro residence communities; fixing a penalty.
HB 451 40-0 (1927) Author: Shearer, Dr. Amon Robert | et. al. Relating to maternity and infancy welfare and hygiene; accepting the provisions of an Act of the United States Congress approved December 23, 1921 and known as the "Sheppard-Towner Act," providing that the work shall be carried on through the State Board of Health, through its Bureau of Child Hygiene.
SB 239 40-0 (1927) Author: Hall, James W. Relating to providing for the care of dependent and delinquent colored girls; providing for the establishment and maintenance of a State Training School for such girls.
SB 275 40-0 (1927) Author: Love, Thomas Bell Relating to providing for the segregation or separation of the white and negro races and providing for the conferring of power and authority upon cities to pass suitable ordinance controlling the same and providing for fixing the penalty.
HB 145 39-0 (1925) Author: Kinnear, James W. Relating to providing for the claims of the Texas-Cherokee Indians and their associate bands, for certain lands in East Texas ceded them by the Republic of Texas. House: Public Lands and Buildings
SB 44 38-2 (1923) Author: Bowers, Richard Saffarrans Relating to providing that any qualified elector under the laws and Constitution who is a Democrat shall be eligible to participate in Democratic primaries, but, declaring that in no event shall a negro participate in a Democratic primary in the State of Texas, and declaring ballots cast by negroes as void.
HB 36 37-0 (1921) Author: Black, O. B. Relating to a certain Act regarding the creation and establishment of a tuberculosis sanatorium for negroes, to be maintained by the State of Texas.
HB 520 37-0 (1921) Author: Morris, Grover Cleveland Relating to providing a home for old ex-slaves of Texas.
HB 237 36-0 (1919) Author: Davis, John Relating to providing for accepting property of the Texas Old Slave Home without cost to the State, and for the establishment and maintenance of a home for the Old Slaves of Texas, who are known in history as the Confederate Home Guards of Dixie; and authorizing the appointment of a board of managers for the said home; making an appropriation for the support and maintenance.
HB 554 36-0 (1919) Author: Johnson, Thomas S. | et. al. Relating to declaring the English language the official language of the State of Texas; making it unlawful for public officials to conduct public business in any other than the English language; providing that certain books, accounts, contract, etc., shall not be admissible in evidence unless written or printed in the English language, with certain exception; prescribing punishment and penalties for the violation of this Act.
HB 129 35-0 (1917) Author: Beason, Augustine L. Relating to defining 'colored race,' 'colored children,' 'white race,' 'and 'white children,' as used in the Civil Statutes.
HB 451 35-0 (1917) Author: Neeley, William E. Relating to providing for the establishment of a hospital in Rusk in Southwest Texas for the care, treatment and support of insane persons of the African race, or African descent; making an appropriation therefor.
SB 129 35-0 (1917) Author: Clark, Isaac Edgar Relating to providing for the creation of an asylum in South Texas for the care, treatment and support of negro insane persons; making an appropriation.
SB 486 35-0 (1917) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass Relating to making an emergency appropriation for the support of the Deaf and Dumb and Blind Institute for colored youths for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1917.
SB 13 35-3 (1917) Author: Buchanan, Arren C. Relating to establishing and maintaining at the Ferguson State Farm in Madison County, Texas a school for the education and training of delinquent and incorrigible negro boys, to be named and known as the State Training School for Negro Boys, the government and management of which shall be vested in the Board of Prison Commissioners of this State.
HB 92 35-4 (1918) Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al. Relating to better providing for the location, establishment and construction of the Hospital at Rusk, Texas for the care, treatment and support of insane persons of the African Race or African descent; making an appropriation.
SB 30 35-4 (1918) Author: Strickland, Jeff J. Relating to making additional appropriation to complete the construction, equipment and furnishing of the hospital for negro insane at Rusk, Texas, for care and treatment of persons of the African Race or African descent.
HB 281 34-0 (1915) Author: Stephens, John J. | et. al. Relating to the establishment, maintenance and control of a State colored orphanage; making an appropriation for the establishment, maintenance and support of the said institution; defining who may be admitted.
SB 245 34-0 (1915) Author: Harris, Hugh Relating to appropriating out of the unexpended funds realized from a sale of products and from labor of the State Juvenile Training School the sum of fifteen thousand dollars, or as much thereof as may be necessary, for the purpose of remodeling, repairing and equipping the building at that institution formerly used as a dormitory for negroes, so that the same may be used for other dormitory and housing purposes.
HB 815 33-0 (1913) Author: Hall, William L. | et. al. Relating to amending Chapter 1 of the Penal Code by adding thereto Article 483-A declaring it to be an offense for any white person and negro to cohabit together or carnally know each other and prescribing a penalty.
SB 12 33-0 (1913) Author: Paulus, David Augustus | et. al. Relating to providing for the purchase of a site for and for the establishment, location and construction of an asylum in south Texas for the care, treatment and support of negro insane persons and to make an appropriation therefor.
HB 10 31-3 (1910) Relating to making appropriations for the purpose of building, remodeling, repairing, equipping and completing the construction of additions to the negro male and female departments and the dining hall at the State Lunatic Asylum at Austin; and for the purpose of remodeling, building, equipping and completing the construction of a re-inforced concrete tunnel at said institution; and providing for the construction and equipment of a steam laundry at said institution; providing the manner of expending such appropriations.
HB 92 30-0 (1907) Author: Graham, Charles A. Relating to amending certain statute relating to offenses by railroad officials or against railway companies so as to include street car companies within the provisions of the law requiring railroad companies to provide separate coaches for white and negro passengers.
SB 293 26-0 (1899) Relating to defining and punishing unjust discrimination by officers, agents, servants and employees, and receivers, their officers, servants, agents and employees of railroad companies in this State.
SB 97 22-0 (1891) Relating to requiring railroad companies in this State to provide separate coaches for white and negro passengers; providing penalties.
SB 365 22-0 (1891) Relating to requiring railroad companies in this State to provide separate coaches for white and colored passengers, providing penalties.
SB 18 21-0 (1889) Relating to authorizing railroad companies in this state to provide separate coaches for while and colored passengers.
HB 445 20-0 (1887) Relating to establishing an asylum for the deaf and dumb and the blind of the youth of the people of color of the State of Texas.

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