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HB 857 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the alignment for the proposed Regional Outer Loop project in certain counties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1071 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the alignment for the proposed Regional Outer Loop project in certain counties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1709 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al.
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Bois D'Arc Island Levee Improvement District of Dallas and Kaufman Counties. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3179 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the alignment for the proposed Regional Outer Loop project in certain counties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3214 84-0 (2015) Author: Spitzer, Stuart Relating to the imposition of an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain Kaufman County courts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3990 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to the study of the fiscal impact on local governments in Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall Counties of restructuring the NorthSTAR behavioral health system and the effective implementation the Sunset Commission Health and Human Services Commission Issue 9 recommendation. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 1979 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the study of the fiscal impact on local governments in Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall Counties of restructuring the NorthSTAR behavioral health system and the effective implementation the Sunset Commission Health and Human Services Commission Issue 9 recommendation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1458 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the designation of U.S. Highway 175 in Kaufman County as the Veterans Memorial Highway. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 4619 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Kaufman County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4821 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in Kaufman County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 604 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Kaufman County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 2563 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in Kaufman County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3547 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in Kaufman County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3552 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to development regulations for certain unincorporated areas associated with the watersheds of Cedar Creek Lake, the Trinity River, and the East Fork of the Trinity River; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1296 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to development regulations for certain unincorporated areas associated with the watersheds of Cedar Creek Lake, the Trinity River, and the East Fork of the Trinity River; providing a penalty. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Land & Resource Management
SB 1868 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of an additional county court at law in Kaufman County. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1124 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Kaufman County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2283 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to development regulations for certain unincorporated areas located in the watersheds of Cedar Creek Lake, the Trinity River, and the East Fork of the Trinity River; providing a penalty. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to subcommittee
SB 748 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Kaufman County. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1551 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the creation and composition of judicial districts and the election and powers and duties of certain district attorneys. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
HB 585 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Kaufman County. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
SB 109 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Kaufman County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3229 75-0 (1997) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the appointment of criminal law magistrates in Kaufman County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2998 74-0 (1995) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the composition of the Kaufman County Juvenile Board. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2861 73-0 (1993) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the creation of a statutory county court in Kaufman County. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1361 73-0 (1993) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Oakley, Keith
Relating to the creation of a statutory county court in Kaufman County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 2571 72-0 (1991) Author: Repp, Glenn
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the election and powers and duties of the board of directors of the Bois d'Arc Island Levee Improvement District of Dallas and Kaufman Counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 2714 71-0 (1989) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Kaufman and Rockwall counties, and to the realignment of the 354th judicial district. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1778 70-0 (1987) Author: Aikin, A. M. "Bob" Relating to the reorganization of the 86th and 354th judicial districts. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
SB 1349 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the reorganization of the 86th Judicial District and to the creation of a judicial district composed of Rockwall County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Special Subcommittee
HB 958 66-0 (1979) Author: Hollowell, Bill
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to the sale of certain wild animals in Kaufman, Van Zandt, and Wood counties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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SR 465 65-0 (1977) Author: Adams, Don Extending congratulations to the Kaufman County honorees of the Family Land Heritage Program.
HB 449 63-0 (1973) Author: Hollowell, Bill
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of Criminal District Attorney of Kaufman County; abolishing the office of County Attorney of Kaufman County; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
SB 167 63-0 (1973) Author: Adams, Don Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of Criminal District Attorney of Kaufman County; abolishing the office of County Attorney of Kaufman County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Laid on table subject to call
HB 942 61-0 (1969) Author: Bass, Jr., James William "Bill" Relating to the compensation to which the juvenile officer of Kaufman County is entitled.
HB 943 61-0 (1969) Author: Bass, Jr., James William "Bill" Relating to including Kaufman County under the provisions of the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act.
HB 96 60-0 (1967) Author: Bass, Jr., James William "Bill" Relating to establishing a juvenile board for Kaufman County.
HB 811 60-0 (1967) Author: Bass, Jr., James William "Bill" Relating to establishing a juvenile board for Kaufman County.
HB 283 59-0 (1965) Author: Markgraf, Jim Relating to archery season in Anderson, Cherokee, Henderson, Kaufman, and Van Zandt Counties; amending certain Acts.
SB 341 57-0 (1961) Author: Calhoun, Jr., C. Galloway Relating to providing for fixing the compensation of the Judge of the District Court in the 86th Judicial District, and authorizing the Commissioners Courts of Van Zandt, Kaufman and Rockwall Counties to pay the District Judge of the 86th Judicial District compensation in addition to the compensation paid by the State.
HB 926 55-0 (1957) Author: Shaw, William Edward "Bill" Relating to authorizing and directing the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools, acting by the Executive Director thereof, to execute and deliver to the Kaufman-Van Zandt County Soil Conservation District an easement to certain land in Kaufman County, Texas, for the construction of an earthen dam extending along and across certain State property known as Terrell State Hospital.
HB 281 54-0 (1955) Author: Morgan, Jack Cochran Relating to providing open season in Kaufman County for hunting and killing pheasant; excepting the "Point" or "Combine" Community.
HB 626 53-0 (1953) Author: Meridith, Fred V. Relating to preserving and protecting wild and tame pheasants, quails, partridges and doves within the following described portion of Kaufman County, for a period of five (5) years, from the final passage and effective date of this Act, and declaring a closed season therein, by prohibiting killing any of said wild or tame fowls and birds by any method, whether by firearms, shotguns, rifles, B-B guns, sticks or clubs; prescribing a penalty for violations of this Act.
HB 684 53-0 (1953) Author: Meridith, Fred V. Relating to constituting a local law for the maintenance of the public roads and highways in Kaufman County by authorizing the County to issue certificates of indebtedness for the purpose of acquiring right of way for designated State Highways or Federal Highways when the acquisition of such right of way is approved by the State Highway Commission; requiring the levy of a tax to pay such certificates to be approved by the Attorney General and registered by the Comptroller of Public Accounts and prescribing the effect thereof.
HB 954 51-0 (1949) Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance Relating to granting aid to the property in and inhabitants of Kaufman County, Texas, made necessary by reason of the calamitous overflows and floods of the Trinity River which has caused great destruction to levees and property.
HB 60 50-0 (1947) Author: Thomas, M. K. | et. al. Relating to providing for relief for Edom Independent School District in Van Zandt County and Independence Common School District in Henderson and Kaufman Counties, Texas, in order to aid said Districts in the rebuilding of their properties and equipping their schools; making an appropriation to each of said Districts for said purposes by reason of the great public calamity occurring in each of such communities.
HB 783 50-0 (1947) Author: Spencer, James C. | et. al. Relating to providing for relief for the Independence Common School District of Henderson and Kaufman Counties, in order to aid said District in the rebuilding of its property, and equipping the school; making an appropriation to said District for said purposes by reason of the great public calamity of fire destroying the school of such rural community.
HB 823 50-0 (1947) Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance Relating to making it lawful to hunt game birds seven days per week in season in Kaufman and Smith Counties, Texas; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict.
HB 824 50-0 (1947) Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance Relating to making it unlawful for any person to fish for, take, catch, or attempt to catch any fish in the fresh waters of Kaufman County, by certain means; providing a penalty for violation of the provisions of this Act; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict.
HB 418 49-0 (1945) Author: Bond, Thomas R. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to Kaufman County, and providing that certain fish may be caught or taken from fresh waters of Kaufman County with net, seine, traps, and permitting possession and sale of certain fish to be sold; providing that bass, trout, crappie, white perch, bream, other perch, and channel catfish shall be returned to the waters from which taken; prohibiting any person from going upon the lands of another for the purpose of catching fish and providing a penalty therefor; providing penalties for violations.
HB 554 49-0 (1945) Author: Bond, Thomas R. Relating to authorizing and instructing the State Board of Control to sell a tract of land situated in Kaufman County, Texas, aggregating eleven and four-tenths (11.4) acres, more or less.
HB 293 46-0 (1939) Author: Roach, John E. Relating to creating a Special Road Law for Kaufman County, Texas; providing that said County may fund or refund the indebtedness outstanding against its Road and Bridge Fund as of June 8, 1938.
HB 513 46-0 (1939) Author: Colquitt, Rawlins M. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act permitting the seining of fish during the months of July, August, and September of any year in Kaufman County.
HB 995 46-0 (1939) Author: Talbert, Eugene | et. al. Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful to kill quail in Smith and Kaufman Counties except on certain days; providing the number of quail that can be killed in one day, and providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
SB 93 46-0 (1939) Author: Cotten, Clay Relating to creating a Special Road law for Kaufman County; providing that said County may fund or refund the indebtedness outstanding against its Road and Bridge Fund as of June 8, 1938.
HB 556 44-0 (1935) Relating to changing the court terms of the Eighty-Sixth Judicial District; fixing the effective date of this Act.
HB 818 44-0 (1935) Relating to declaring it unlawful for any person to kill wild fox or to take or have in his possession for barter or sale the pelts of wild fox after the passage of this Act, for a period of five (5) years in the County of Kaufman, State of Texas; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
HB 882 43-0 (1933) Author: Morrison, Harlee Relating to providing for open season for the taking and killing of squirrels in Kaufman County, Texas, during the months of October, November, and December of each year; providing penalties.
HB 926 43-0 (1933) Author: Morrison, Harlee Relating to providing for open seasons for the taking and killing of squirrels in Kaufman County during the months of May, June, July, October, November an December of each year; providing the penalty for violation of said Act.
HB 289 42-0 (1931) Author: Rogers, Freedom Alexander "Alex" | et. al. Relating to providing for the taking of fish from the fresh water of Hunt County, Kaufman County and Rains County, Texas, and making it unlawful to take any such fish except by ordinary hook and line or by seine or net, the mesh of which is less than one and one-half inch square.
SB 44 42-1 (1931) Author: Greer, Julian Preston Relating to amending certain Acts providing for the taking of fish from the fresh waters of Hunt County, Kaufman County and Rains County, Texas, and making it unlawful to take any such fish except by ordinary hook and line or by seine or net, the mesh of which is less than one and one-half inch square; fixing penalty.
HB 637 41-0 (1929) Author: Bond, Thomas R. Relating to validating the authorization, issuance and sale of certain school bonds issued by the Phenix Independent School District, of Kaufman County, Texas, and providing for their payment by the annual levy, assessment and collection of general Ad Valorem taxes on all property in said district, approving and validating all orders of the Board of Trustees of said district, bonds and taxes.
HB 176 39-0 (1925) Author: Justice, Hyle Appleton Relating to validating Common County Line Consolidated School District No. 3 of Henderson and Kaufman Counties. House: School Districts
HB 653 39-0 (1925) Author: Wade, William Andrew Relating to creating a special road law for Kaufman county. House: Highways and Motor Traffic
HB 682 39-0 (1925) Author: Wade, William Andrew Relating to creating and incorporating the Tolosa Independent School District No. 104 in lying in the counties of Kaufman and Henderson in the State of Texas. House: School Districts
SB 258 39-1 (1926) Author: Hardin, J. Roy Relating to validating the authorization, issuance and sale of certain road Bonds of Justice Precinct Number 2, of Kaufman County, Texas, and providing for their payment by the annual levy, assessment and collection of general ad valorem taxes on all taxable property in said Precinct. Senate: Commerce and Manufactures
SB 259 39-1 (1926) Author: Hardin, J. Roy Relating to validating the authorization, issuance and sale of certain road Bonds of Justice Precinct Number 7, of Kaufman County, Texas, and providing for their payment by the annual levy, assessment and collection of general ad valorem taxes on all taxable property in said Precinct. Senate: Commerce and Manufactures
SB 260 39-1 (1926) Author: Hardin, J. Roy Relating to validating the authorization, issuance and sale of certain road Bonds of Commissioners' Precinct Number 3, of Kaufman County, Texas, and providing for their payment by the annual levy, assessment and collection of general ad valorem taxes on all taxable property in said Precinct. Senate: Commerce and Manufactures
SB 261 39-1 (1926) Author: Hardin, J. Roy Relating to validating the authorization, issuance and sale of certain road Bonds of Justice Precinct Number 8, of Kaufman County, Texas, and providing for their payment by the annual levy, assessment and collection of general ad valorem taxes on all taxable property in said Precinct. Senate: Commerce and Manufactures
SB 262 39-1 (1926) Author: Hardin, J. Roy Relating to validating the authorization, issuance and sale of certain road Bonds of Commissioners' Precinct Number 1, of Kaufman County, Texas, and providing for their payment by the annual levy, assessment and collection of general ad valorem taxes on all taxable property in said Precinct. Senate: Commerce and Manufactures
HB 570 38-0 (1923) Author: Hardin, J. Roy Relating to changing and enlarging the boundaries of Elmo Independent School District in Kaufman County.
HB 49 36-2 (1919) Author: Osborne, Stonewall J. Relating to creating and establishing the Phenix Independent School District in Kaufman County, Texas.
HB 107 36-2 (1919) Author: Osborne, Stonewall J. Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Kaufman County, Texas, adopting certain provisions, except as herein otherwise provided, and prescribing ways and means of conducting and supervising the construction of roads in said county, or any political subdivision or defined district thereof.
HB 222 36-2 (1919) Author: Osborne, Stonewall J. Relating to providing for the compensation of members of the Board of Permanent Road Commissioners in Kaufman County.
HB 488 34-0 (1915) Author: Thompson, E. E. Relating to authorizing and empowering Kaufman County or any political subdivision thereof to issue bonds to any amount not exceeding one-fourth of the assessed valuation of the real property of such county for the purpose of constructing, maintaining and operating roads and turnpikes.
SB 271 33-0 (1913) Author: Warren, Robert Lee Relating to authorizing and empowering Kaufman County to issue bonds for the purpose of constructing and maintaining roads.
SB 36 33-1 (1913) Author: Warren, Robert Lee Relating to Kaufman County road law - repealing Sections Two and Twelve of act creating.
SB 305 32-0 (1911) Relating to amending an Act creating a more efficient road system for Kaufman county, Texas; to provide that each county commissioner shall be ex officio road commissioner for his district, prescribing his duties and compensation.
HB 252 31-0 (1909) Relating to amending "An Act to create a a more efficient road system for Kaufman county, Texas, and making county commissioners of said county ex-officio road commissioners, and prescribing their duties as such, and providing for their compensation as road commissioners," by adding thereto Section 20a, providing a penalty for a failure to pay poll tax in Kaufman county, Texas, providing a method of collecting same.
SB 35 31-0 (1909) Relating to exempting the counties Val Verde, Medina, Terrell, Jeff Davis, Jackson, Hidalgo, Bandera, Van Zandt, Mitchell, Ward, Rains, Erath, Crosby and Kaufman from the provisions and operations of Articles relating to the inspection of hides and animals.
HB 346 30-0 (1907) Relating to incorporating Seagoville School District in Dallas and Kaufman Counties an independent school district; and to provide for the election of trustees, raising revenue by taxation, issuing bonds and maintaining public free schools therein.
HB 103 30-1 (1907) Relating to incorporating Seagoville School District in Dallas and Kaufman Counties an independent school district; and to provide for the election of trustees, raising revenue by taxation, issuing bonds and maintaining public free schools therein.
HB 373 29-0 (1905) Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Kaufman county, Texas.

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