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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 1563 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the licensing and regulation of animal export-import processing facilities; providing penalties; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock Received from the House
HB 2484 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of animal export-import processing facilities; providing penalties; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 2925 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to the administration of gasoline and diesel fuel motor fuels taxes and the fee on the delivery of certain petroleum products. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
SB 1557 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Shine, Hugh | et. al.
Relating to the administration of gasoline and diesel fuel motor fuels taxes and the fee on the delivery of certain petroleum products. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 1675 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of animal export-import processing facilities; providing penalties; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 57 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Urging the U.S. Congress to end the ban on crude oil exports. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 63 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Urging the U.S. Congress to expedite natural gas exports. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HR 1145 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Urging Congress to expedite the permitting process for the export of liquefied natural gas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
SB 933 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to review transmission interconnections that enable imports or exports from the ERCOT power grid. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SCR 13 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Urging the U.S. Congress to end the ban on crude oil exports. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
SCR 32 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Wu, Gene
Urging Congress to expedite natural gas exports. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
HB 3344 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to importation of liquor by local distributors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3856 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to building workforce skills to compete for trade-related jobs, business opportunities and investment. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 1777 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to importation of liquor by local distributors. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3850 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to importation and shipment of alcoholic beverages for personal consumption; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 4668 81-0 (2009) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to a fee on the importation and exportation of natural gas for coastal protection. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3595 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the amount charged by the comptroller for export stamps. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 109 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to businesses related to international transactions; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: International Relations and Trade
See remarks for effective date
HB 941 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the export of certain beer, malt liquor, and ale. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1993 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to documentation used to show exemption from the sales and use tax for items exported outside the United States. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1994 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to the reporting of sales tax refunds for items exported beyond the territorial limits of the United States. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1995 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to the price of export stamps issued by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2024 78-0 (2003) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to certain fees for importing certain alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2917 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to a tax on certain imported alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3145 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the use of customs brokers to obtain a refund of sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3219 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the implementation of an Internet-based platform for import and export activities of state agencies. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HCR 103 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Memorializing the United States government to improve the enforcement of food import restrictions on seafood imports. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SB 187 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to customs brokers. Senate: International Relations and Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 1358 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the use of customs brokers to obtain a refund of sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 25 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Memorializing the United States government to improve the enforcement of food import restrictions on seafood imports. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1046 77-0 (2001) Author: Mowery, Anna | et. al. Relating to importation of wine into the state by direct shipment. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2027 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to persons who distribute certain alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2378 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the cigarette tax and providing a penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2582 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to customs brokers. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 2990 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to refunds of sales and use tax paid on tangible personal property that is exported beyond the territorial limits of the United States. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3292 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to imposition of a tax on soft drinks; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3394 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the refund of sales and use tax paid on tangible personal property that is exported beyond the territorial limits of the United States. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3571 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to customs brokers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3638 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to sale and direct shipment of wine to consumers; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 489 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to importation of wine into the state by direct shipment. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 937 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the cigarette tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 1390 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to the penalty for certain interstate shipment of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2137 76-0 (1999) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to importation of alcoholic beverages into the state by direct shipment. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2328 76-0 (1999) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to importation of alcoholic beverages into the state by direct shipment; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2406 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to a refund of sales and use taxes paid on items exported beyond the limits of the United States. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3600 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the taxation of small quantities of cigarettes imported into this state from a foreign country. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 427 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to the penalty for certain interstate or foreign shipments of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 457 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the importation of alcoholic beverages for personal use. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 702 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to importation of alcoholic beverages into the state by direct shipment; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1253 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to the taxation of small quantities of cigarettes imported into this state from a foreign country; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Withdrawn from intent calendar
SCR 3 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Directing the Texas Department of Transportation to increase its efforts to employ NATAP and other new technology to expedite truck traffic at border crossings. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Co-author authorized
HB 809 69-0 (1985) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the development of international commerce and to the creation of the Texas World Trade Council and the Texas World Trade Development Authority. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1409 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Hall, W. N. "Billy"
Relating to the international trade and the exemption from sales tax of certain tangible personal property, to proof required under the Sales Tax Act to show that items have been exported outside the territorial limits of the United States, and to the World Trade Council. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 834 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to a report of the potential impact of certain energy-related embargoes. House: Energy Resources Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
HB 318 64-0 (1975) Author: Preston, George L.
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Prohibiting the purchase of imported beef by state agencies and subdivisions; providing the State Department of Health with authority to enforce the provisions of the Act and to promulgate certain rules and regulations. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 614 64-0 (1975) Author: Gilley, Smith
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Prohibiting the purchase of imported dairy products by state agencies and subdivisions. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 884 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Forrest Relating to the sale of imported meat for immediate consumption; creating offenses and providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HCR 24 64-0 (1975) Author: Bigham, John R.
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Memorializing Congress to enact price subsidies and import restrictions to relieve Texas farmers and ranchers. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by Governor
HR 133 64-0 (1975) Author: Head, Fred Memorializing Congress to ban importation of foreign beef and beef products for at least a six-month period. House: Agriculture & Livestock
SB 373 64-0 (1975) Author: Hance, Kent Prohibiting the purchase of imported beef by state agencies and subdivisions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 823 63-0 (1973) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the importation of wild game birds, wild game animals, and other protected species of wildlife from the Republic of Mexico; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HR 125 63-0 (1973) Author: Korioth, A.J. "Al" Declaring state policy concerning taxation of imported goods. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
HR 674 62-0 (1971) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Creating a new interim House Agricultural Export Committee.
SB 1009 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Jungmichel, Charles
Relating to authorizing the Department of Agriculture to receive and hold for processing export-import livestock and other animals.
HB 396 60-0 (1967) Author: Holmes, Jr., Thomas H. "Tom" Relating to the importation of sheep.
SB 507 60-0 (1967) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to prohibiting the importation, possession, sale, or release of certain fish or fish eggs; providing a penalty.
HB 83 59-0 (1965) Author: Holmes, Jr., Thomas H. "Tom" | et. al. Relating to the wholesale and retail sale of imported meat.
HB 267 58-0 (1963) Author: Wells, Halen Gill Relating to providing for the stopping and inspecting of all shipments of livestock or livestock products transported into or through the State of Texas; providing penalties for violations.
HB 721 58-0 (1963) Author: Jarvis, Ben E. Relating to importation of wild birds and animals.
SB 204 58-0 (1963) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to providing for the stopping and inspecting of all shipments of livestock or livestock products transported into or through the State of Texas to determine whether said shipments are in compliance with all laws, rules, and regulations administered by the Texas Animal Health Commission affecting such shipments, and to see that said shipments did not originate from a quarantined area or herd, and do not represent a danger to the livestock industry through insect infestation or affected with any infectious, noninfectious, or contagious disease.
HB 128 57-0 (1961) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to setting up health standards for milk produced outside the State and imported to points within; providing penalties.
HB 407 57-0 (1961) Author: Townsend, James Terrell "Terry" Relating to amending Sections 9, 10, 11 and 13 of Article 1525b, Vernon's Annotated Penal Code, so as to regulate the movement of livestock and domestic fowl into the State of Texas.
HB 443 57-0 (1961) Author: Peeler, Travis A. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code of Texas providing the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission authority to permit, limit, or prohibit the importation of fish, birds, wild animals or other wild life into this State for any and all purposes.
SB 54 57-0 (1961) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the registration and registration fee of importers and manufacturers of foods and drugs.
HB 214 56-0 (1959) Author: McCoppin, George W. | et. al. Relating to regulating the importation of camellia plants and flowers into the State of Texas; providing a penalty.
SB 14 56-0 (1959) Author: Crump, Louis M. Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to regulate the movement of livestock and domestic fowl into the State of Texas; providing a penalty.
SB 239 56-0 (1959) Author: Wood, Bill D. Relating to regulating the importation of camellia plants and flowers into the State of Texas.
SB 257 55-0 (1957) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" | et. al. Relating to amending the Liquor Control Act and Penal Code relating to liquor imports.
HB 454 42-0 (1931) Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes providing for the registration and registration fee of importers and manufacturers of foods and drugs, and defining manufacturers and importers.

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