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HB 52 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration and the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning arrested persons and certain persons lawfully detained. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 124 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 149 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 611 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 750 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to a court's jurisdiction in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship over certain young people seeking special immigrant juvenile status and to child protective services caseworkers assigned to those young people. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 754 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 762 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 763 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 764 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to civil liability of a local government for failure to comply with an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 889 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 921 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1109 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1265 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to training of peace officers employed by the Department of Public Safety concerning the enforcement of federal immigration laws. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1308 85-0 (2017) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1344 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to protection for reporting the existence of certain immigration policies of a governmental entity. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1778 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the expiration of certain security officer commissions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2137 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to an interstate compact on border security, immigration enforcement, and refugee resettlement. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2191 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the eligibility of certain entities for grants awarded by the criminal justice division of the governor's office. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2225 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to the licensing of family residential centers by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the detention of certain juveniles. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2280 85-0 (2017) Author: Dean, Jay Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and to the agency's enforcement of immigration detainers and of laws relating to immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2522 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to a memorandum of understanding between this state and the United States Department of Homeland Security concerning the enforcement of federal immigration laws. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3698 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the ineligibility of certain governmental entities that prohibit or discourage the enforcement of immigration laws to participate in and receive funds from the major events reimbursement program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3792 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 4 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement by campus police departments and certain local governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to related duties and liability of certain persons in the criminal justice system; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 619 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to county and municipal cooperation with state and federal immigration law enforcement and efforts to enhance international border security. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 986 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to a grant program to support the enforcement of immigration law by a municipality or county. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 997 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to peace officer enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1018 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the licensing of family residential centers by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the detention of certain juveniles. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to State Affairs
SB 2094 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Relating to establishment of the immigration authority delegation training grant program for local law enforcement agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 53 85-1 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 183 85-1 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 315 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 317 85-1 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 42 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. Filed
SB 108 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses. Filed
SB 109 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and to certain other provisions related to immigration law. Filed
SB 110 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. Filed
HB 231 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to extending the court's jurisdiction in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship over certain young people for purposes of obtaining special immigrant juvenile status and Department of Family and Protective Services policies for handling cases involving those young people. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 592 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 887 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to protections under civil and criminal law for certain young victims of trafficking; increasing the penalty for trafficking of persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 1439 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the creation of an educational publication for judicial guidance on cases involving a child who may be eligible for special immigrant juvenile status. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 4117 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 185 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 496 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to authorizing a suit to declare that certain young people have been abused, neglected, or abandoned and extending the jurisdiction of certain courts making such a declaration. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 540 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to regulation of residential tenancies by local governments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 559 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 615 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of unauthorized foreign nationals and to a biennial report regarding reported violations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 676 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 823 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 954 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to eligibility requirements for businesses for the receipt of certain public subsidies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1117 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to certain duties of employers voluntarily participating in the federal E-Verify program and of the Texas Workforce Commission in regard to the E-Verify program; providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1447 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie Relating to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1705 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the age qualification and extended jurisdiction over one seeking a suit affecting parent child relationship order in family court for purposes of obtaining special immigrant juvenile status. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1730 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2187 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2301 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to requiring state contractors and governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-Verify, and authorizing the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3738 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 361 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 526 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a prohibition on certain law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 527 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the detention by local law enforcement agencies of certain persons subject to federal immigration detainers. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 738 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program; imposing fees. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 14 83-3 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. Filed
HB 12 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Record vote
HB 296 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the enforcement of immigration laws, to the investigation, prosecution, and punishment of certain criminal offenses concerning illegal immigration, and to certain employment and labor practices and requirements regarding immigration and immigrants; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 302 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 582 82-0 (2011) Author: Button, Angie Relating to eligibility requirements for businesses for the receipt of certain public subsidies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 608 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to state agency reports on the cost of services and benefits provided to undocumented immigrants. House: State Affairs Postponed
HB 1297 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration and to certain requirements concerning illegal criminal aliens in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1455 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the release or discharge by a law enforcement agency of certain illegal immigrants at the office of a United States senator or United States representative. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1466 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to authorizing a suit to declare that certain young people have been abused, neglected, or abandoned and extending the jurisdiction of certain courts making such a declaration. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1800 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the detection and reporting of unauthorized immigration, the collection and dissemination of information concerning unauthorized immigration, and the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2260 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to verifying the eligibility of applicants for federal, state, and local public benefits; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2757 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2886 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a work program for certain persons not legally authorized to be in the United States; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3240 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal E-Verify program and of the Texas Workforce Commission in regard to the E-Verify program; outlining certain duties of employers participation and providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3252 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of unauthorized foreign nationals and to a biennial report regarding reported violations. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3667 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the establishment and administration of an employment verification compliance program, deterring the use of unauthorized foreign workers, imposing powers and duties on executive agencies, and providing for remedies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 9 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to homeland security; providing penalties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 11 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Co-author authorized
SB 126 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the duty of a peace officer to inquire into the lawful presence of certain persons. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SCR 36 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Urging the members of the Texas congressional delegation to provide to the legislature a cost analysis of the exact funding necessary for full enforcement of all immigration laws in Texas and to immediately report back to the legislature as to the status of that funding and directing the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house to send a delegation of members from both chambers to meet with members of Congress and members of the executive branch to discuss the border security crisis. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to State Affairs
HB 9 82-1 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 10 82-1 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the duty of a law enforcement agency to request information regarding the immigration status of an arrested person. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 11 82-1 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the duty of a local law enforcement agency to verify the immigration status of certain arrested persons by use of the federal Secure Communities program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 9 82-1 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities and the administration of certain documentation of citizenship status and other lawful admittance by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 3334 81-0 (2009) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the cost of replacing a law enforcement officer during training on enforcement of immigration laws. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 13 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to homeland security issues, including border security issues and law enforcement. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Returned from the House for further action
HB 3507 80-0 (2007) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to the powers of peace officers. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 3704 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to immigration law training for certain law enforcement officers. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HCR 11 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Directing the attorney general to seek recovery of money from the federal government for costs incurred by the state in dealing with illegal immigration and to demand federal enforcement of federal immigration laws. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 97 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck Expressing its support for the enforcement of current immigration laws. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 445 79-3 (2006) Author: Crabb, Joe | et. al. Expressing support for the enforcement of current immigration laws. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 751 79-3 (2006) Author: Merritt, Tommy Expressing support for President George W. Bush's comprehensive immigration reform plan. Filed

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