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HB 473 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1809 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to annual testing of certain child-care facility employees for tuberculosis. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1843 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for the University of Houston System and the component institutions of that system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3278 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to certain requirements for barber schools and private beauty culture schools. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 473 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to paid rest breaks for construction employees of construction contractors and subcontractors; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1181 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for the University of Houston System and the component institutions of that system. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 796 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for the Texas State University System and the component institutions of that system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1281 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to requiring reasonable workplace accommodations for and prohibiting discrimination against employees or applicants for employment with limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1381 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2390 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to civil liability arising from an employee wellness program. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2537 84-0 (2015) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to an employee's right to leave to care for a sibling with a serious health condition. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2636 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2695 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the reporting of physical assaults against certain direct care personnel. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2696 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study on reducing workplace violence against nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3226 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to addressing abusive conduct in the workplace; creating a private right of action. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 4110 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to implementation of a workplace violence prevention plan in certain hospitals; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 154 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 262 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requirements for employers who do not obtain workers' compensation insurance coverage under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act; providing an administrative violation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 781 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for certain university systems and the component institutions of those systems. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1160 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to implementation of a workplace violence prevention plan in certain hospitals; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1273 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the rights of an employee who is a victim of domestic violence. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 731 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1430 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1697 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3154 83-0 (2013) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Relating to environmental or health and safety audits under the Texas Environmental, Health, and Safety Audit Privilege Act. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3310 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to requirements for employers who do not obtain workers' compensation insurance coverage under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
SB 341 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1020 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requirements for employers who do not obtain workers' compensation insurance coverage under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1205 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1300 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon | et. al.
Relating to environmental or health and safety audits under the Texas Environmental, Health, and Safety Audit Privilege Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2305 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to certain health and safety matters regarding appropriate places that are accessible to certain individuals. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2306 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to certain health and safety matters regarding appropriate places of employment and places that are accessible to the public. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3020 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
SB 671 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a state occupational health and safety plan; establishing a maintenance tax. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1765 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1859 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain health and safety matters regarding appropriate places of employment and places that are accessible to the public. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 32 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to prohibiting discrimination against certain employees who sustain an injury in the course and scope of employment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2597 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to safe patient handling and health care worker injury prevention policies for certain hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3822 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to review of the medical necessity of certain health care provided in connection with a workers' compensation claim. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 180 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a state occupational health and safety plan; establishing a maintenance tax. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1990 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to safe patient handling and health care worker injury prevention policies for certain hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2059 80-0 (2007) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work if the employee or the employee's child is a victim of family violence or a violent felony offense. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2298 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to prohibiting discrimination against certain employees who sustain an injury in the course and scope of employment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2763 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the creation of a state occupational health and safety plan; establishing a maintenance tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 278 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a state occupational health and safety plan; establishing a maintenance tax. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 7 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office of injured employee counsel, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the office of injured employee counsel, and to the provision of workers' compensation benefits to injured employees and the regulation of workers' compensation insurers; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2786 79-0 (2005) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to certain methods of asbestos removal. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3381 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the creation of a state occupational health and safety plan; establishing a maintenance tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 1312 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a state occupational health and safety plan; establishing a maintenance tax. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1313 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to safety hotline posting requirements of employers in English and Spanish. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1314 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to identifying hazardous employers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1315 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to safety hotline posting requirements for employers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1316 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to providing educational materials to employees regarding workplace safety and retaliation by employers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1525 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to safe patient handling and movement practices of nurses in hospitals and nursing homes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/06
HB 328 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to certain information that may be obtained by a prospective employer from an applicant for employment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 45 78-2 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to sanitation facilities at a temporary place of employment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1971 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the creation of the offense of permitting an unsafe workplace. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2087 77-0 (2001) Author: Clark, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to civil liability for the manufacture of methamphetamine. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1273 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation of the offense of permitting an unsafe workplace. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 465 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to possession of or access to a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 466 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to appointing a guardian ad litem for certain children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 583 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to certain notification requirements for an employer of a child, a person with mental retardation, or a person who is mentally incapacitated. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 895 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to restrictions on the employment of certain children; providing penalties. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to s/c by chair
HB 1646 76-0 (1999) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Relating to the standards for occupational exposure of public employees to bloodborne pathogens. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1794 76-0 (1999) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the offense of employment harmful to certain persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2514 76-0 (1999) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to certain workers' compensation programs conducted to increase worker safety. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3722 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by a public safety employee. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HCR 57 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Declaring October 18-22, 1999, as Children's Firearm Safety Week. House: Public Safety Signed by the Governor
SB 905 76-0 (1999) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the standards for occupational exposure of public employees to bloodborne pathogens. Senate: Health Services Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1305 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to safety consultations. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 2133 75-0 (1997) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the State Office of Risk Management and to provisions of workers' compensation insurance coverage for state employees. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2311 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the reporting of health conditions in the workplace. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2400 75-0 (1997) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to family and medical leave for certain employees; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Tagged in committee
HB 3038 75-0 (1997) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to medical review under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to subcommittee
HB 3131 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to certain support services provided to a person with a disability to assist the person in the workplace. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1239 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce Relating to certain support services provided to a person with a disability to assist the person in the workplace. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1275 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to safety consultations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1516 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the reporting of occupational conditions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 377 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to employment discrimination based on certain perceived disabilities. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 403 74-0 (1995) Author: Longoria, John Relating to an employment security program for certain persons who sustain an injury in the course and scope of their employment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1324 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the creation of the offense of permitting a child to sell items or services or solicit donations. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 2549 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to a discount on workers' compensation insurance premiums for certain employers who maintain a drug-free workplace. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 241 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a discount on workers' compensation insurance premiums for certain employers who maintain a drug-free workplace. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 558 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to construction contract provisions, construction trust funds, and the creation of and management policies applicable to a construction account created to hold funds associated with a construction contract; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1072 73-0 (1993) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the responsibility of persons involved in construction. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1075 73-0 (1993) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to a discount on workers' compensation insurance premiums for certain employers who maintain a drug-free workplace. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1431 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the Hazard Communication Act, Manufacturing Facility and Public Employer Community Right-to-Know Act, and the Non-Manufacturing Facilities Community Right-to-Know Act; providing separate employee right-to-know and community right-to-know requirements; providing for the collection of fees; and providing administrative, civil, and criminal penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1449 73-0 (1993) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to medical benefits under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1525 73-0 (1993) Author: Longoria, John Relating to an employment security program for certain persons who sustain an injury in the course and scope of their employment. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1976 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the health and safety of persons living and working in areas of the state involved in the production of agricultural plants. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2136 73-0 (1993) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to the authority of the Texas Board of Health to adopt rules imposing occupational safety and health regulations on political subdivisions of the state. House: Public Health Reported favorably as substituted
SB 700 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the Hazard Communication Act, Manufacturing Facility and Public Employer Community Right-to-Know Act, and the Non-Manufacturing Facilities Community Right-to-Know Act; providing separate employee right-to-know and community right-to-know requirements; providing for the collection of fees; and providing administrative, civil, and criminal penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Meeting cancelled
SB 957 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the health and safety of persons living and working in areas of the state involved in the production of agricultural plants. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1136 73-0 (1993) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a discount on workers' compensation insurance premiums for certain employers who maintain a drug-free workplace. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1819 72-0 (1991) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the Hazard Communication Act; providing for the collection of fees; and providing administrative, civil, and criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Tagged in committee
HB 2613 72-0 (1991) Author: McCollough, Parker Relating to safety promotion and injury reporting for certain state employees under the workers' compensation laws. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
SB 850 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the provision of workplace chemical lists and to fees for filing those lists. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1489 72-0 (1991) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the transfer of the administration of certain state safety promotion and injury reporting programs from the office of the attorney general. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 585 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the protection of certain employees who report a violation of law or rule or refuse to enter certain work situations; providing a penalty. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to subcommittee
HB 751 71-0 (1989) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the creation of a special advisory committee to the Industrial Accident Board concerning occupational therapy and to the membership of that board's health care advisory committee. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1569 71-0 (1989) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine | et. al.
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to trench safety. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1722 71-0 (1989) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al. Relating to workers compensation insurance premium incentives to encourage certain small employers to maintain a safe workplace. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3001 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to certain safety inspections performed by insurance carriers who write workers' compensation insurance; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 3002 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Advisory Committee on Workplace Safety and to certain reports to be filed with that committee; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
SB 164 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the protection of certain employees who report a violation of law or rule or refuse to enter certain work situations; providing a penalty. Senate: Committee of the Whole Left as pending business in s/c
SB 202 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the creation of a special advisory committee to the Industrial Accident Board concerning occupational therapy and to the membership of that board's health care advisory committee. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to subcommittee
SB 1384 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the determination of the existence of an occupational disease after a documented exposure of a fire fighter to certain disease-causing agents. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1408 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to workers' compensation premium incentives to encourage small employers to maintain a safe workplace. Senate: Committee of the Whole Left as pending business in s/c
SB 1614 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to required filings, fees, and liabilities of local emergency planning committees. House: Public Safety
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Public Safety
SCR 66 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Requesting certain professional schools to require instruction in industrial hygiene and safety, occupational medicine, and occupational health nursing. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
HB 1 71-1 (1989) Author: Smith, Richard | et. al. Relating to the reform of the workers' compensation system and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; relating to worker safety; authorizing an appropriation; providing.... House: Business & Commerce Laid on the table subject to call
HB 45 71-1 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the regulation of certain persons who engage in the operation of cranes; providing penalties. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Labor & Employment Rel.
SB 1 71-1 (1989) Author: Montford, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Richard
Relating to the reform of the workers' compensation system; to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; to work safety; making appropriations; providing criminal and.... House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Record vote
HB 4 71-2 (1989) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the reform of the workers' compensation system, to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, and to work safety; creating the Employers' Mutual.... House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
HB 44 71-2 (1989) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the use of certain sick leave benefits by an employee of a political subdivision who sustains a work-related injury. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 45 71-2 (1989) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to contracts between health care providers and political subdivisions or joint funds for coverage of certain work-related injuries. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1 71-2 (1989) Author: Montford, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Richard
Relating to the reform of the workers' compensation system and to the regulation of workers' compensation insurance coverage; to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; ...... House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 9 71-2 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al. Relating to the reform of the workers' compensation system, to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Worker's Compensation Commission, and to work safety; creating the Employers' Mutual.... Senate: Economic Development Left as pending business in comm.
SB 18 71-2 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the reform of the workers' compensation system; to creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; to work safety; authorizing an appropriation; providing...... Senate: Economic Development Left as pending business in comm.
SB 26 71-2 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to contracts between health care providers and political subdivisions or joint funds for coverage of certain work-related injuries. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 662 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to safety standards for construction projects and consideration of safety records when awarding bids on construction projects. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 663 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to the requirement that an employer or supervisor report a death or injury occurring at a trench construction site to local law enforcement officials; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 664 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to a presumption of recklessness if an employer fails to comply with federal regulations in excavating a trench. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 665 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the requirement that bid documents and contracts for construction projects in a municipality or in the municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction include detailed trench construction plans. House: Business & Commerce Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 666 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to reports of death or injury occurring at a trench construction site; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce S/C laid on table subject to call
HB 667 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the authority of the State Board of Insurance to verify that insurers writing workers' compensation insurance are providing accident prevention services to their policyholders. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 669 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the requirement that the Industrial Accident Board prepare information concerning the number and causes of employee injuries and deaths occurring each year. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/88
HB 1719 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the repeal of an obsolete law regarding the protection of workmen on buildings. House: Business & Commerce Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 1896 70-0 (1987) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to requiring certain agricultural employers to provide agricultural laborers with information concerning hazardous chemicals to which they may be exposed during their employment, and to powers and duties of the Department of Agriculture concerning the provision of that information; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/88
HB 2140 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to fees for filing of workplace chemical lists under the Hazard Communication Act. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2361 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the requirement that the Industrial Accident Board prepare information concerning the number and causes of employee injuries and deaths occurring each year and to the requirement that certain employers use accident prevention services. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 799 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the requirement that the Industrial Accident Board prepare information concerning the number and causes of employee injuries and deaths occurring each year. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1099 70-0 (1987) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to requiring certain agricultural employers to provide agricultural laborers with information concerning hazardous chemicals to which they may be exposed during their employment and to powers and duties of the Department of Agriculture concerning the provision of that information; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1275 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the requirement that the Industrial Accident Board prepare information concerning the number and causes of employee injuries and deaths occurring each year. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in committee
SB 1276 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the requirement that an employer or supervisor report a death or injury occurring at a construction site to local law enforcement officials; providing a penalty. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in committee
SB 1277 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the punishment of corporations or associations convicted of a criminal offense; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1278 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the dissolution of a corporation by the Attorney General. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1279 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the purchasing practices of the state and other political subdivisions and governmental agencies; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SCR 79 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Encouraging state agencies to develop fitness programs for their employees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HB 198 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to requiring sanitary conditions on common carriers. House: Transportation Postponed in committee
HB 776 69-0 (1985) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the reporting of occupational diseases to the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 928 69-0 (1985) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Relating to the use of certain tools by agricultural laborers in commercial farming operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1004 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to health and sanitation facilities for certain railroad employees. House: Transportation Postponed in committee
HB 1008 69-0 (1985) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to meal stops for railroad engine and train crews; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 1112 69-0 (1985) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to providing employees with access to information relating to hazardous chemicals to which they may be exposed during their employment, to providing hazard information to emergency service personnel and the commissioner of health, and to providing persons with a mechanism to gain access to information relating to hazardous chemicals; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 1536 69-0 (1985) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to the civil penalty imposed on an employer for failure to file a report of injury with the Industrial Accident Board. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1816 69-0 (1985) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a requirement that employees and prospective employees of child-care facilities be tested for tuberculosis. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 2219 69-0 (1985) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the submission of reports concerning on-the-job injuries sustained by state employees. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 2319 69-0 (1985) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to the provision of health and sanitation facilities for certain railroad employees. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
SB 425 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the use of certain tools by agricultural laborers in commercial farming operations; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 474 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Watson, Ed
Relating to the reporting of occupational diseases to the Texas Department of Health and to the powers and duties of the Texas Board of Health, the Texas Department of Health, and the commissioner of health; making certain information confidential. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 576 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to health and sanitation facilities for certain railroad employees. Senate: Health & Human Resources
SB 1008 69-0 (1985) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to meal stops for railroad engine and train crews; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1103 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the provision of health and sanitation facilities for certain railroad employees. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 695 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Providing minimum precautions to be taken by public utilities in relation to entering manholes. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 960 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to health and sanitation facilities for railroad employees. House: Energy Referred to Committee on Energy
HB 1150 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to toilet and drinking water facilities in locomotives and cabooses; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1352 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to levying a surtax on employers for the payment of interest owed to the federal unemployment trust fund. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1827 68-0 (1983) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to meal stops for railroad engine and train crews; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1984 68-0 (1983) Author: Martinez, Walter Relating to health and sanitation facilities for railroad employees. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2103 68-0 (1983) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of certain tools by agricultural laborers in commercial farming operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 2117 68-0 (1983) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to public health requirements that provide information to certain persons affected by toxic substances; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 172 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to heart and lung disease death or disability benefits for certain firemen. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 722 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to toilet and drinking water facilities in engines and cabooses; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 847 68-0 (1983) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to the hours of labor of railroad employees; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 999 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to public health requirements that provide information to certain persons affected by toxic substances; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 1048 68-0 (1983) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to meal stops for railroad engine and train crews; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 1060 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the prohibition of retaliation against individuals who file certain reports, complaints, or law suits; and to private rights of action by individuals to enforce pesticide regulations. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 1076 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the use of certain tools by agricultural laborers in commercial farming operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 11 68-1 (1983) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to toilet and drinking water facilities in engines and cabooses; providing a penalty; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 487 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony"
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to agricultural laborers' use of hoes that have short handles. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 590 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to toilet and drinking water facilities in locomotives and cabooses. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1534 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to equipment and facilities in motor vehicles used to transport railroad employees. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1678 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to health and sanitation facilities for railroad employees. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1688 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to meal stops for railroad engine crews. House: Transportation No action taken
HB 2079 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to certain safety procedures to be followed by an employer covered by worker's compensation insurance. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 2095 67-0 (1981) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to an employer's duty to provide seats for certain employees. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 2316 67-0 (1981) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to the appropriation to the Texas Department of Health to enforce occupational safety laws in grain elevators. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
HB 2321 67-0 (1981) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to enforce occupational safety laws in grain elevators. House: Appropriations No action taken
SB 803 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to toilet and drinking water facilities in locomotives and cabooses; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 982 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to certain safety procedures to be followed by an employer covered by worker's compensation insurance. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
HB 47 67-1 (1981) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to the enforcement of occupational safety laws in grain elevators by the Texas Department of Health. House: Appropriations Coauthor authorized
HB 1276 66-0 (1979) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to equipment required on any locomotive operated in this state; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1536 66-0 (1979) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the employer's notice of injuries filed with the Industrial Accident Board. House: Employment Practices Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 66 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the report of an accident resulting in an injury to an employee filed by an employer with the Industrial Accident Board. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 1223 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to protection of convenience store workers; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee unfavorably
HB 180 65-0 (1977) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to prohibiting a charge for use of a toilet in certain places; providing a penalty; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1060 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the right of an employee to sue an employer for certain injuries; providing for suits by certain beneficiaries in cases of death. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 510 64-0 (1975) Author: Geiger, Richard S. Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, powers, duties, and functions of the Division of Occupational Safety in the State Department of Health, the Occupational Safety Board and the Occupational Safety Hearings Commission, and the General Advisory Committee and Subcommittees for Occupational Safety; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 1092 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene Relating to abolishing the Occupational Safety Board. House: Labor Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1284 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene Relating to establishing a Division of Occupational Safety and Health in the Texas Department of Labor and Standards, its duties and powers; establishing an Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1647 64-0 (1975) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the abolition of the imputation of an employer or coemployee's knowledge or appreciation of a risk or danger to an injured person or decedent. House: Judiciary Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HCR 50 64-0 (1975) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to requesting the governor to create and convene a special interim public employees occupational safety and health commission. House: Labor Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 288 64-0 (1975) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, powers, duties, and functions of the Division of Occupational Safety in the State Department of Health, the Occupational Safety Board and the Occupational Safety Hearings Commission, and the General Advisory Committee and Subcommittees for Occupational Safety. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 575 63-0 (1973) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to the protection of health and safety of employees. House: Labor Referred to subcommittee
HB 586 63-0 (1973) Author: Salem, Joe Creating a Department of Labor Relations, transferring and vesting in it certain powers and duties of The Commissioner of Labor Statistics and the Bureau of Labor Statistics and providing additional powers and duties; transferring certain other duties and powers of the Commission and Bureau of Labor Statistics to the Secretary of Agriculture and Department of Public Safety; repealing conflicting laws; providing severability. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee
HB 691 63-0 (1973) Author: Cavness, Don Creating the Occupational Safety Board; defining terms; declaring policies and coverage of the Act; providing for membership on the board and their renumeration, and for employees and representatives of the board; prescribing duties and powers of the board and of its representatives and of those affected by the Act; providing responsibilities, criteria, procedures, privileges, penalties, and appeals incident to enforcement of the Act; making other provisions relating to occupational safety; providing a severability clause; and declaring as emergency. House: Labor Referred to subcommittee
HB 984 63-0 (1973) Author: Vecchio, James S. Relating to establishment of loss prevention services and safety programs for workmen's compensation subscribers. House: Judiciary Subcommittee hearing date
HB 985 63-0 (1973) Author: Vecchio, James S. Relating to the establishment of loss prevention services and safety programs for workmen's compensation subscribers. House: Judiciary Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1210 63-0 (1973) Author: Maloney, Robert To alter the statutory defenses to an action for personal injuries sustained by an employee in the course of his employment; amending the quantum of negligence to be proven for an employee to recover from an employer not a subscriber. House: Judiciary Subcommittee hearing date
HR 98 63-0 (1973) Author: Clark, Jim Commending certain oil companies for contracts in which they include health and safety clauses for protection of employees. House: Rules
SB 330 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" An Act creating a Department of Labor Relations, transferring and vesting in it certain powers and duties of The Commissioner of Labor Statistics and the Bureau of Labor Statistics and providing additional powers and duties; transferring certain other duties and powers of the Commissioner and Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Secretary of Agriculture and Department of Public Safety; repealing conflicting laws; providing severability. Senate: State Affairs Sent to subcommittee
SB 391 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Clayton, Bill
Creating the Occupational Safety Board; defining terms; declaring policies and coverage of the Act; providing for the appointment of a General Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety; providing for membership on the board and their remuneration, and for employees and representatives of the board; prescribing duties and powers of the board and of its representatives and of those affected by the Act; providing responsibilities, criteria, procedures, privileges, penalties, and appeals incident to enforcement of the Act; making other provisions relating to occupational safety; providing severability clause; providing the extent of the application of the Act. House: Labor
Senate: State Affairs
Rules failed to suspend
SB 623 63-0 (1973) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to restrictions on working conditions and working hours for female employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 601 62-0 (1971) Author: Bass, Bill Relating to occupational diseases.
HB 832 62-0 (1971) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to employers' liability and workmen's compensation laws.
HB 845 62-0 (1971) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to carriers regulated by the Interstate Commerce Commission; providing for severability.
HB 991 62-0 (1971) Author: Nichols, R.C. "Nick" Relating to the meaning of certain terms and the associations liability for occupational diseases under the workmen's compensation laws of this state.
SB 67 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Jungmichel, Charles
Relating to deleting therefrom the requirement that reports of Highway Department employment physical examinations be notarized by the examining physician.
SB 503 62-0 (1971) Author: Wallace, Jim Relating to including within the defintion of employer carriers regulated by the Interstate Commerce Commission.
HB 624 61-0 (1969) Author: Graves, Curtis M. | et. al. Relating to the maintenance and operation of sanitary toilet facilities.
HB 70 60-0 (1967) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al. Relating to making findings and declaring policies relating to occupational safety; providing penalties.
HB 208 60-0 (1967) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" Relating to the State Department of Health; providing definitions; fixing terms; providing for appointment; requiring the licensing of migrant labor camps; providing for the application, issuance, suspension, and revocation of licenses, etc; providing penalty for violations.
HB 385 60-0 (1967) Author: Bass, Robert Wilton "Bob" Relating to extending to male employees protection from immoral conditions in a place of employment.
HB 439 60-0 (1967) Author: Simpson, Joshua M. "Red" | et. al. Relating to enacting "The Employee Safety and Compensation Bill".
HB 495 60-0 (1967) Author: Fondren, Gene Norris | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute so as to create the Industrial Safety Division of the Industrial Accident Board; requiring the reporting of all industrial accidents and providing a penalty for failure to report; providing an effective date.
HB 555 60-0 (1967) Author: Bass, Robert Wilton "Bob" Relating to extending to male employees protection from immoral, unsanitary, and dangerous influences in the place of employment.
HB 559 60-0 (1967) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al. Relating to the occupational safety of employees of industry and enterprise; providing for enforcement and prescribing penalties; providing for cooperation with other state agencies.
HB 635 60-0 (1967) Author: Clark, Jim | et. al. Relating to requiring certain employers to establish and maintain first aid stations conforming to rules promulgated by the State Department of Health and to keep a registered nurse on duty; providing for enforcement.
HB 1073 60-0 (1967) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" Relating to safety requirements for workmen's hoists; providing penalties.
HCR 122 60-0 (1967)
SB 8 60-0 (1967) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to making findings and declaring policies relating to occupational safety; providing enforcement procedures and penalties.
SB 378 60-0 (1967) Author: Ratliff, David W. Relating to amending certain statute so as to create the Industrial Safety Division of the Industrial Accident Board; requiring the reporting of all industrial accidents and providing a penalty for failure to report; providing an effective date.
HB 40 59-0 (1965) Author: Caldwell, Neil | et. al. Relating to making findings and declaring policies relating to occupational safety.
HB 149 59-0 (1965) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to create the office of Industrial and Occupational Safety Coordinator under the control of the Industrial Accident Board.
HB 1009 59-0 (1965) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Relating to health standards of persons who handle certain seafood products being processed for human consumption; amending the Penal Code.
SB 433 59-0 (1965) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to making findings and declaring policies relating to occupational safety.
HB 23 58-0 (1963) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" Relating to making findings and declaring policies relating to occupational safety; providing penalties.
HB 268 58-0 (1963) Author: Jarvis, Ben E. Relating to providing that an employer and prospective employee or an employer and a present employee may enter into an agreement certifying the nature and the extent of any preexisting disability of the prospective or present employee.
HB 869 58-0 (1963) Author: Lack, D. Emmett | et. al. Relating to providing that every employee required as a condition of employment, to submit to a medical or physical examination shall be compensated by his employer for all time lost because of such examination and that the cost of such examination and of records required to be furnished shall be borne by the employer; providing penalties.
SB 13 58-0 (1963) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to making findings and declaring policies relating to occupational safety; providing penalties.
SB 411 58-0 (1963) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Texas State Department of Health to adopt rules and regulations concerning camping or housing facilities for migrant agricultural labor; providing for issuance of permits for construction and operation of such facilities; providing penalties for violation.
HB 36 57-0 (1961) Author: Hughes, Charles Ervin | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute creating the office of Industrial and Occupational Safety Coordinator under the control of the Industrial Accident Board; providing qualifications and duties for such office.
HB 605 57-0 (1961) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to providing for reimbursement by employers for time lost because of compulsory medical or physical examinations; providing penalties.
HB 19 56-0 (1959) Author: Hughes, Charles Ervin | et. al. Relating to making findings and declaring policies relating to occupational safety; providing for the enforcement and administration of such rules by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics; providing penalties.
HB 71 56-0 (1959) Author: Ehrle, Sr., William Lawrence "Will" Relating to the liability of the Association for compensation for occupational disease; extending the period of liability for an occupational disease caused by exposure to x-rays or radioactive substances.
HB 130 56-0 (1959) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to providing that every employee required as a condition of employment, to submit to a medical or physical examination shall be compensated by his employer for all time lost because of such examination and that the cost of such examination and of record required to be furnished shall be borne by the employer; providing penalties.
HB 455 56-0 (1959) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to providing for ingress and egress of persons employed in mines; providing a penalty of mine operators for violation.
HB 831 56-0 (1959) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to amending certain statutes relative to recovery of damages for personal injuries sustained by an employee in the course of his employment.
HB 60 55-0 (1957) Author: Hughes, Charles Ervin Relating to making findings and declaring policies relating to occupational safety.
HB 450 55-0 (1957) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to providing that every employee required as a condition of employment to submit to a medical or physical examination shall be compensated by his employer for all time lost because of such examination and that the cost of such examination and of records required to be furnished shall be borne by the employer; providing penalties.
HB 44 54-0 (1955) Author: Hughes, Charles Ervin Relating to making findings and declaring policies relating to industrial safety; defining terms; creating within the Bureau of Labor Statistics an Industrial Safety Board; authorizing said Board, after hearing, to make industrial safety rules for places of employment; to provide for the review of such rules; to provide penalties.
HB 356 54-0 (1955) Author: Benton, J. A. "Captain" Relating to the equipment of rail track motor cars used or furnished by common carriers by railroad for transporting employees; providing for the extension of necessary time in which to equip said cars; and penalizing those carriers who operate or furnish for operation such unequipped cars to their employees for transportation to or from their place or places of labor.
HB 715 54-0 (1955) Author: Winfree, Sr., Joseph Edwin Relating to forbidding employers to charge certain individuals fees for or the cost of medical examinations, records, reports or other information required by the employer as conditions precedent to employment or continuation of employment; fixing penalties for violations hereof; providing for separability of the parts hereof in case of partial unconstitutionality.
HB 789 54-0 (1955) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to minimum health, safety and sanitation standards to be maintained by business, manufacturing, and other industrial establishments, and the duties of the State Health Department with respect thereto.
SB 119 54-0 (1955) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to the equipment of rail track motor cars used or furnished by common carriers by railroad for transporting employees; providing for the extension of necessary time in which to equip said cars; and penalizing those carriers who operate or furnish for operation such unequipped cars to their employees for transportation to or from their place or places of labor.
HB 545 53-0 (1953) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" Relating to authorizing and directing the Railroad Commission of the State of Texas to promulgate and adopt rules and regulations, to issue and enforce orders relating to sanitation, health and adequate shelter of Railroad Employees; to appoint an advisory committee composed of employers and employees on Texas railroads, prescribing the function of such committee, providing a penalty for the violation thereof.
HB 807 53-0 (1953) Author: Maverick, Jr., Fontaine Maury Relating to providing the maximum hours per week for employment of females, providing for premium pay for overtime work for females, providing for enforcement and penalties.
HB 810 53-0 (1953) Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the proper construction of scaffolds on buildings, tanks, towers, vessels, or other structures, for the protection of workmen.
SB 282 53-0 (1953) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to authorizing and directing the Railroad Commission of the State of Texas to promulgate and adopt rules and regulations, to issue and enforce orders relating to sanitation, health and adequate shelter of railroad employees; to appoint an advisory committee composed of employers and employees on Texas railroads, prescribing the function of such committee, providing a penalty for the violation thereof.
HB 637 51-0 (1949) Author: Sparks, James Thomas Relating to creating with the Bureau of Labor Statistics an Industrial Safety Board; providing a saving clause and repealing all acts in conflict herewith.
HB 979 51-0 (1949) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to regulate commercial fishing operations within the State of Texas and providing for health certificates for vessels and crews; defining "commercial fishing operations"; providing a penalty; providing a severance and savings clause.
SB 494 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, John Junior | et. al. Relating to regulate commercial fishing operations within the State of Texas and providing for health certificates for vessels and crews; providing a penalty; providing a severance and savings clause.
HB 521 50-0 (1947) Author: Edwards, Jr., Britton T. Relating to amending a previous Act, to exempt employees engaged in the first processing of, or in canning or packing, perishable or seasonal fresh fruits or vegetables for a certain period of time.
HB 866 50-0 (1947) Author: Sparks, James Thomas Relating to prescribing certain requirements for workmen's safety, vesting in the Commissioner of Labor Statistics supervisory, investigatory, administrative, and enforcement powers; providing certain penalties; providing invalidity of a part shall not invalidate the whole.
HB 162 49-0 (1945) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes defining the term "injury" or "personal injury" so as to include occupational diseases.
HB 621 49-0 (1945) Author: Foster, William S. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Article of the Penal Code relating to requirements of employers where females are employed to furnish suitable seats by adding department stores and other businesses.
HB 88 48-0 (1943) Author: Cato, Arthur | et. al. Relating to regulating the employment of women and minors; to protect the lives, health and morals of women and minor workers; providing penalties for violation of the Act; providing a saving clause.
HB 183 48-0 (1943) Author: Love, Jack Relating to amending certain Articles regulating industrial home work; defining certain terms, prohibiting certain forms of industrial homework; empowering the Bureau of Labor Statistics to enforce the provisions of this Act; providing a Penalty.
HB 213 48-0 (1943) Author: Sharpe, Ben H. Relating to amending statutes relating to persons employed in mines; providing for a penalty; providing for the repeal of conflicting laws.
HB 54 47-0 (1941) Author: Sharpe, Ben H. Relating to repealing certain acts of the Revised Civil and Criminal Statutes relative to providing certain safety regulations for persons employed in mines; placing enforcement under the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics; providing for certain penalties.
HB 551 47-0 (1941) Author: Boone, Sr., Lester Carl | et. al. Relating to providing for the general welfare and to protect the health, efficiency, and general well-being of workers in the State of Texas by providing for the elimination of wage and hour standards detrimental to the health and well-being of workers, to prescribe minimum wage and maximum hour standars; providing for penalties.
HB 783 47-0 (1941) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to amending a certain Article by defining the term "injury" or "personal injury" so as to include occupational diseases.
SB 170 47-0 (1941) Author: Sulak, Louis J. Relating to repealing an Article of the Penal Code requiring health certificates for waiters and all other food handlers.
HB 76 46-0 (1939) Author: Weldon, Odis A. Relating to amending a certain Act providing certain requirements for operations of mines; providing a penalty.
HB 142 46-0 (1939) Author: Wood, Robert H. Relating to amending a certain Act requiring certain health certificates for persons employed in public eating places, etc.
SB 390 46-0 (1939) Author: Hill, Jr., Joe Lafayette Relating to providing that persons, firms, or corporations, who operate or conduct hotels, cafes, restaurants, dining cars, or other public eating places, bakeries, and meat markets in this State, shall not work, employ or keep in their employ any person who is infected with or affected by any infectious or contagious disease; providing penalties for a violation of the provisions of this Act.
SB 391 46-0 (1939) Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" Relating to repealing a certain Statute requiring safety devices in mine shafts, particularly salt mines; providing a penalty for mine operators for violation.
HB 646 45-0 (1937) Relating to providing that persons, firms, or corporations, who operate or conduct hotels, cafes, restaurants, dining cars, or other public eating places, bakeries, and meat markets in this State, shall not work, employ, or keep in their employ any person who is infected with or affected by any infectious or contagious disease; providing penalties for a violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 436 39-0 (1925) Author: Dinkle, Clifford Eugene Relating to providing hours of labor in certain employments for female employees. House: Labor
SB 322 39-0 (1925) Author: Fairchild, I. D. Relating to exempting heads of departments and executives from the operation of certain statute, and defining "heads of departments" and "executives" as used in said Act. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
HB 222 38-0 (1923) Author: Laird, John W. Relating to amending statute relating to hours of labor on public work; prohibiting the working of laborer on public works for more than eight hours and repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 243 38-0 (1923) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to protecting the health and welfare of women and minor workers in Texas by establishing a minimum wage commission and providing for the determination of minimum wages for women and minors.
HB 116 37-0 (1921) Author: Seagler, Richard Ernest | et. al. Relating to a certain Act to provide sheds for persons working for railway corporations.
HB 176 37-0 (1921) Author: Malone, Wallace Relating to amend a certain Act providing bath houses for employees of coal mines.
HB 234 37-0 (1921) Author: Webb, Lumpkin Relating to a certain Act to prevent the fraudulent breaking of contracts by employees, renters, etc.
SB 159 37-0 (1921) Author: Clark, Isaac Edgar Relating to amending the present law relative to the health, comfort and safety of employees, and the Board of Labor Statistics.
SB 167 37-0 (1921) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to amending an act regulating the employment of women and minors and establishing a Board of Industrial Welfare to investigate and deal with such employment, including the fixing of a minimum wage, providing for an appropriation therefor, and fixing penalties for the violation thereof and declaring an emergency.
SB 200 37-0 (1921) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to requiring public service corporations to give each employee a fifteen day vacation each year, etc.
HB 127 36-0 (1919) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to protecting those engaged in the erection or construction of buildings three or more stories in height, from falling through joists, and from falling planks, bricks, rivets or any other substance whereby life and limb is endangered, prescribing the method of protection, and placing the responsibility for carrying out the provision of this Act; prescribing a penalty.
HB 501 36-0 (1919) Author: Beason, Augustine L. Relating to requiring persons, firms, corporations and joint stock companies owning or operating any street car line or lines within the State of Texas, to provide suitable seats for the employees on street cars; setting out persons who shall be liable to punishment for failure to comply with this Act; declaring that failure to comply with this Act shall be a misdemeanor and fixing the penalty therefor.
SB 64 36-0 (1919) Author: Cousins, Sr., William Roy Relating to regulating the employment of women and minors and establishing an Industrial Welfare Commission to investigate and deal with such employment, including the fixing of a minimum wage; providing for an appropriation therefor, and fixing penalties for violating this Act.
SB 289 36-0 (1919) Author: Hertzberg, Harry Relating to protecting those engaged in the erection or construction of buildings three or more stories in height, from falling through joists and from falling planks, bricks, rivets or any other substance whereby life and limb is endangered, prescribing the method of protection, and placing the responsibility for carrying out the provisions of this Act; prescribing a penalty. House: Labor
Senate: Commerce and Manufactures
HB 232 35-0 (1917) Author: Burton, Charles A. | et. al. Relating to providing for days of rest for certain employees of railroads; fixing penalties.
HB 505 35-0 (1917) Author: Cope, W. D. | et. al. Relating to providing for the safety and the protection of the health of employees in factories, mills, workshops, and mercantile establishments; giving the Commissioner of Labor Statistics power to close such establishments failing to comply; fixing penalties.
SB 22 35-0 (1917) Author: Bee, Carlos Relating to protecting the lives, health and morals of women workers, establishing an Industrial Welfare Commission for Women; providing penalties; making an appropriation.
SB 59 35-0 (1917) Author: Strickland, Jeff J. Relating to amending certain laws so as to require all persons, corporations and receivers engaged in the construction or repairing of railway equipment to provide suitable premises and shelter for the protection of certain employees from rain, heat and other inclement weather; providing penalties.
SB 178 35-0 (1917) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton | et. al. Relating to the protection of those engaged in the erection or construction of buildings; prescribing a penalty.
SB 179 35-0 (1917) Author: Westbrook, Ed Relating to regulating the hours of service of section men and other persons engaged upon the construction or maintenance of railway tracks or road beds; providing penalties.
HB 94 35-4 (1918) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Relating to the protection of the health, safety and comfort of employees in factories, mills, workshops, mercantile establishments, laundries or other establishments where females are employed; fixing penalties for violation of provisions of the Act.
SB 39 35-4 (1918) Author: Bee, Carlos | et. al. Relating to regulating conditions to be maintained by factories, etc., where women are employed.
HB 23 34-0 (1915) Author: Maddox, Bert P. Relating to requiring owners or operators or lessees of coal mines in this State to furnish and equip bath houses convenient to the entrance of such mines, to enable miners to wash and change clothes before entering and after coming from such mines, and equip said bath houses with individual lockers, fixing penalties for violation thereof, and providing for the manner of enforcement.
HB 29 34-0 (1915) Author: Savage, Sr., Henry B. | et. al. Relating to providing for the health, safety and comfort of employees in factories, mercantile establishments, mills and workshops and to provide for the enforcement thereof.
HB 61 34-0 (1915) Author: Walters, Hilton Robert "Hill" | et. al. Relating to requiring railroad companies to construct car sheds for the protection of employees.
HB 62 34-0 (1915) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman | et. al. Relating to protecting employees engaged in the erection or construction of buildings three or more stories in height; prescribing a penalty.
HB 305 34-0 (1915) Author: Burton, Charles A. | et. al. Relating to protecting the lives, health and morals of women workers, establishing an Industrial Welfare Commission for women, prescribing its powers and duties and providing for the fixing of minimum wages and the standard condition of labor for such workers; providing penalties; making an appropriation.
HB 449 34-0 (1915) Author: Spencer, Richard French "French" | et. al. Relating to requiring railroads to allow at least four days rest in each calendar month for certain employees; providing penalties.
HB 508 34-0 (1915) Author: Laney, Charles O. Relating to creating a commission to ascertain the wages and conditions of labor of women in the various occupations, trades and industries in which said women are employed.
SB 58 34-0 (1915) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to protecting those engaged in the erection or construction of buildings three or more stories in height from falling timbers; prescribing a penalty.
SB 65 34-0 (1915) Author: Townsend, Jr., William J. "Jim" Relating to amending certain laws so as to require all persons and receivers engaged in the construction or repairing of railway cars to provide shelter for the protection of such employees while engaged in such work; providing penalties for violations of this act.
SB 181 34-0 (1915) Author: Bee, Carlos Relating to establishing an Industrial Welfare Commission for Women and prescribing its powers and duties and providing for the fixing of minimum wages and the standard condition of labor for such workers; providing penalties and making an appropriation.
SB 237 34-0 (1915) Author: Westbrook, Ed Relating to requiring railroads to allow at least four days rest in each calendar month to certain employees; providing penalties.
HB 137 33-0 (1913) Author: Bagby, William T. "Lion of Lavaca" | et. al. Relating to promoting the safety of employees on railroads.
HB 488 33-0 (1913) Author: Parks, J. W. Relating to providing for the health, safety and comfort of employees in factories, mercantile establishments, mills and workshops or other establishments, and to provide for the enforcement thereof.
HB 507 33-0 (1913) Author: Russell, Angus T. Relating to providing for the relief from penalties of persons, firms or corporations operating compresses in cases where cotton is delivered from gins in boxes more than 54 inches by 23 inches.
HB 525 33-0 (1913) Author: Harris, Eugene L. Relating to providing for equipping a mine rescue station, to be located in Austin, and making an appropriation for that purpose.
HB 753 33-0 (1913) Author: Cox, William Euel Relating to providing for the erection of booths for the use of flagmen at street crossings on railroad tracks in towns and cities; providing a penalty.
SB 108 33-0 (1913) Author: Townsend, Jr., William J. "Jim" Relating to promoting the safety of employees on railroads.
SB 226 33-0 (1913) Author: Collins, Vinson Allen "Yank" Relating to providing for the health, safety and comfort of employees in factories, mercantile establishments, mills and workshops or other establishments in this state, and to provide for the enforcement thereof.
HB 127 31-0 (1909) Relating to requiring all railroad companies doing business in this State to provide suitable premises and shelter for the protection from the weather of their employees while engaged in labor in the service of such railroad company.
HB 146 31-0 (1909) Relating to amending "An Act providing for the health and safety of persons in and around mines, and for creating a State Mining Board and the office of State Mining Inspector, and defining the duties of such inspector," by providing that the salary of the State Mining Inspector shall be two thousand ($2,000) dollars per year, and that his traveling expenses shall not in any one year exceed the sum of one thousand ($1,000) dollars, providing for the execution of a good and sufficient bond for the faithful performance of the duties of said officer, and providing for the approval of said bond by the Governor of the State of Texas.
SB 178 31-0 (1909) Relating to promoting the safety of employes and travelers upon railroads in this State by limiting the hours of service of conductors, engineers, firemen and brakemen, making it unlawful for any railroad company or the receiver of any railroad company, or any officer or agent of such railroad company or receiver to require or permit any conductor, engineer, fireman or brakeman, to be or remain on duty for a longer period than sixteen consecutive hours; by imposing a penalty for each violation by any railroad company or receiver of any railroad or any of the officers or agents of such company or receiver for each and every violation of this Act.
SB 24 31-1 (1909) Relating to declaring corporations, receivers, or other persons operating railroads in this State, to be liable to employees for injuries received through the negligence of such employer, officer, agent or servant, or in the case of death from such injury, to be liable to the surviving widow and children, or husband and children and mother and father of the deceased; and if none, then of the next of kin dependent upon such employees.
HB 15 30-0 (1907) Relating to providing for the health and safety of persons in and around mines and for creating a State Mining Board and the office of State Mining Inspector and defining the duties of such inspector.
HB 80 30-0 (1907) Relating to protecting the lives and property of the traveling public, and the employees of the railroads in the State of Texas.
HB 336 30-0 (1907) Relating to providing for an eight hour day for railroad, telegraph or telephone operators, and providing penalties for the violation thereof.
HB 364 30-0 (1907) Relating to prohibiting any corporation or receiver operating a line of railway in whole or in part in the State of Texas, or any officer, agent or representative of such corporation, or receiver from requiring or knowingly permitting any conductor, engineer, fireman, brakeman, train dispatcher or telegraph operator who has been on duty for fourteen consecutive hours, to perform any work until he has had, at least eight hours off duty, except in certain cases, and to prohibit any such corporation or receiver, or any officer, agent, or representative thereof from requiring or knowingly permitting any such employee who has been on duty for fourteen consecutive hours, and who has gone off duty to again go on duty, or perform any work for such corporation or receiver until he has had at least eight hours off duty, and providing penalties for violation of this Act, and prescribing the venue of suits and prosecutions thereunder.
HB 109 30-1 (1907) Relating to railroads; regulating the number of hours certain railroad employees shall work.
HB 475 28-0 (1903) Relating to making it unlawful for the owner, agent, lessee, receiver, or operator of any mine in this State to employ or permit any person to work therein unless at least two openings are provided in connection with each stratum or seam of ore or coal, and providing a penalty for the violation of the provisions thereof.
SB 134 28-0 (1903) Relating to regulating the hours of work for employees of railway corporations, and prescribing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 430 19-0 (1885) Relating to restricting the employment of sailors and crews of foreign vessels from rolling cotton, handling cargo or laboring on the wharves or levees of ports in the State of Texas, beyond the end of the ship-tackle.

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