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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
SB 1422 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry
Relating to the protection and use of intellectual property by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2891 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to duties of the comptroller's office regarding state-owned intellectual property and commercial equity. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2017 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the organization, governance, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1401 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the organization, governance, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1657 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the protection and use of intellectual property by the executive administrator of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 3563 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the setting and collecting of fees for the public's use of certain images and documents protected by copyright owned by the State Preservation Board. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
No action taken in committee
SB 616 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the protection and use of intellectual property by the executive administrator of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1732 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to fees for copies of certain records and research protected by copyright and owned by the State Preservation Board. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 739 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the protection and use of intellectual property by the Department of Information Resources. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2931 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the administration and finances of counties and certain other entities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 349 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to the intellectual property rights of the Department of Information Resources and certain other state agency intellectual property matters. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1655 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the administration and finances of counties and certain other entities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1785 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2356 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the deposit of a portion of royalties received by institutions of higher education from intellectual property to the credit of the general revenue fund. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2936 77-0 (2001) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette Relating to the protection and use of certain intellectual property by an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 709 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1032 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to state fiscal matters, including electronic records and signatures used or accepted by the comptroller, rulemaking about the rollback tax rate limit, the intellectual property of the comptroller, the collection of delinquent taxes and debts to the state, state property accounting, advisory committees, determining the fiscal year to charge for certain state expenditures, financial reporting by state agencies, administration of the energy management center, longevity pay, hazardous duty pay, temporary reassignments of state employees, automatic payment of interest to vendors, the applicability and collection of 9-1-1 fees and surcharges, the payment of credit interest on local revenue funds, the deadline for governmental entities to claim refund of the state hotel occupancy tax, and reports about the franchise tax credit for after school care. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 834 70-0 (1987) Author: Granoff, Al
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the use of a deceased individual's name, voice, signature, photograph, or likeness. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1401 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to intellectual property policies of institutions of higher education. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1402 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to intellectual property. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HR 784 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Permitting the conference committee appointed to adjust the differences between the house and senate versions of HB1402.
SB 777 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to intellectual property policies of institutions of higher education. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Education
Referred to Science & Technology
SB 778 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to intellectual property. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Education
Referred to Science & Technology
SR 713 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Suspending Senate rules to permit the Conference Committee on H.B. 1402 to consider certain matters.
HCR 142 69-0 (1985) Author: Godwin, J. Kelly Directing state institutions of higher education to adopt a written intellectual property policy. House: Science & Technology Referred to Science & Technology
SCR 92 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Godwin, J. Kelly
Directing state institutions of higher education to adopt a written intellectual property policy. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
HB 596 67-0 (1981) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to the regulation of invention development services. House: Judiciary Coauthor authorized
HB 1807 64-0 (1975) Author: Reynolds, Richard F. Relating to amending Section 2, Chapter 890, 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1971, providing that any sound recording which has been in existence more than twenty-five (25) years may be reproduced for sale, sold, or offered for sale with impunity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 434 63-0 (1973) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to the sale, reproduction to sell and possession of original designs, drawings, posters and books that are reproduced without the consent of the owner; providing penalties for violation; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 300 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, O.H. Providing that any sound recording which has been in existence more than fifteen years may be reproduced for sale, sold, or offered for sale with impunity. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee hearing date
HB 90 49-0 (1945) Author: Reed, William Otey Relating to empowering the State Librarian to issue Certificates of Authorship for the protection of the rights of authors in their unpublished works; providing penalties for violation thereof.
HB 668 48-0 (1943) Author: Hanna, Sam C. | et. al. Relating to empowering the State Librarian to issue Certificates of Authorship for the protection of the rights of authors in their unpublished works.

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