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HB 58 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain first-time marihuana possession offenders; imposing a fee for participation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 81 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 82 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana and eligibility for placement on community supervision or on deferred adjudication community supervision for that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 436 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 674 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Relating to the suspension of a student enrolled in a grade level below grade three from public school and to a positive behavior program for public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 680 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of 0.35 ounces or less of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 775 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 780 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to county and municipality zoning rules concerning the cultivation, production, dispensing, or possession of low-THC cannabis. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2107 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and cannabis testing facilities; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2200 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the medical use of marihuana; providing a defense to prosecution for possession of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2940 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to citations and participation in pretrial diversion for misdemeanor possession of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2980 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to providing or administering low-THC cannabis to a child for whom the low-THC cannabis was prescribed. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3587 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to industrial hemp; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4224 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the expunction of certain records involving marihuana possession. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 46 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 111 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis for medical use. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HR 2217 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Urging Congress to amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude cannabidiol and cannabidiol-rich plants from the definition of "marijuana." House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 170 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a civil action to collect a civil penalty for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 268 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 269 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SJR 17 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 18 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis for medical use. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 85 85-1 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and cannabis testing facilities; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 307 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 334 85-1 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 79 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing fees. Filed
HB 325 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of and penalties for possession of 0.35 ounces or less of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 414 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana or a synthetic cannabinoid. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 507 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to a civil action to collect a civil penalty for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 837 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the medical use of marihuana; providing a defense to prosecution for possession of marihuana. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 892 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2165 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David Relating to repealing marihuana offenses; prohibiting the sale or distribution of marihuana to a minor; creating criminal offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3785 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of cannabis for medical purposes; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
SB 54 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 339 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1417 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a civil penalty for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1686 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to revocation of community supervision for use or possession of small amounts of marihuana. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1839 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of cannabis for medical purposes; authorizing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 184 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana or a synthetic cannabinoid by certain defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 594 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the medical use of marihuana. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1244 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2417 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the procedures applicable to state jail felony community supervision and to the punishment prescribed for certain state jail felonies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2418 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the penalties for the production or delivery of marihuana plants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2498 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the punishment for the offense of delivery of marihuana or possession with the intent to deliver marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 731 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the penalties for the production or delivery of marihuana plants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 49 82-0 (2011) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to the addition of certain synthetic derivatives of marihuana to Penalty Group 2 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 108 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to the addition of a synthetic derivative of marihuana to Penalty Group 2 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 548 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the penalties for possession of two ounces or less of marihuana and to the issuance of an occupational driver's license. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 597 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to designating certain synthetic cannabinoids as controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; providing penalties and establishing certain criminal consequences or procedures. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1491 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the medical use of marihuana. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 331 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Relating to designating certain synthetic cannabinoids as controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; providing penalties and establishing certain criminal consequences or procedures. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 164 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the medical use of marihuana. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 902 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the penalties for possession of two ounces or less of marihuana and to the issuance of an occupational driver's license. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 758 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the penalties for possession of two ounces or less of marihuana and to the issuance of an occupational driver's license. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1534 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the medical use of marihuana. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 254 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the penalties for possession of two ounces or less of marihuana and to the issuance of an occupational driver's license. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 658 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the medical use of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2400 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the expulsion of a student from public school for certain conduct involving marihuana or a controlled substance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 74 79-1 (2005) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to an offense of selling or offering to sell a marihuana flavored confectionery. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 715 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the penalty for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2892 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the illegal use of money or property derived from or intended to further certain controlled substance offenses and to the enhancement of certain controlled substance offenses; providing penalties. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 513 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the medical use of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1028 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the penalty for possession of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2010 77-0 (2001) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the availability of deferred adjudication to a defendant charged with delivering certain controlled substances or marihuana to a minor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 21 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to criminal solicitation of certain offenses involving a controlled substance; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2018 76-0 (1999) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the penalty for possession of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3602 76-0 (1999) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to criminal solicitation of certain offenses involving a controlled substance; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1632 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to criminal solicitation of certain offenses involving a controlled substance; providing a penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1286 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the creation of the offense of manufacturing marihuana and the prosecution of and punishment for the offenses of delivery or possession of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 76 71-1 (1989) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the offense of investing funds derived from unlawful delivery or possession of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 803 70-0 (1987) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the imposition of taxes on the purchase, acquisition, importation, manufacture, or production of a controlled substance, counterfeit substance, or marihuana; providing criminal penalties. House: Ways & Means Record vote
HB 957 69-0 (1985) Author: Thompson, Gary Relating to the manufacture or delivery of a simulated controlled substance, including simulated marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 403 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to penalties under the Texas Controlled Substances Act for the offense of possession of marijuana. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 404 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to penalties under the Texas Controlled Substances Act for the offense of possession of marijuana. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1686 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to a state program for the supervised use of marihuana for medical and research purposes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Human Resources
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 216 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to venue for trial of marihuana offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 120 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the possession of marijuana; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 204 65-0 (1977) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the possession of marijuana; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 515 64-0 (1975) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to the penalty for possession of marijuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 895 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the possession of marijuana; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1781 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the definition of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Rules suspended
SB 126 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Defining the term "marihuana". House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 522 64-0 (1975) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the possession of marijuana. Senate: Jurisprudence Motion to suspend rules lost
HB 281 63-0 (1973) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to offenses involving marijuana; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in public hearing
HB 407 63-0 (1973) Author: Gaston, Frank Relating to the penalties for possession of cannabis. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee hearing notice posted
HB 1225 63-0 (1973) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to transferring cannabis from the Narcotic Drug Act to the Dangerous Drug Act and to expunging convictions involving cannabis under the Narcotic Drug Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in public hearing
HB 1379 63-0 (1973) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to the penalties for offenses involving marijuana and hashish. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in public hearing
HB 1486 63-0 (1973) Author: Cole, James D. Relating to the penalties for possession of marijuana and to the expunction of convictions for its possession and providing certain penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 24 63-0 (1973) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to the penalties for possession of cannabis. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 63 63-0 (1973) Author: Meier, Bill Defining the term marijuana, relating to the possession and sale of such drug, providing penalties. Senate: Subcommittee on Criminal Matters Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 136 63-0 (1973) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to the penalties for offenses involving marijuana. Senate: Subcommittee on Criminal Matters Committee substitute
SB 152 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the penalties for offenses involving cannabis. Senate: Subcommittee on Criminal Matters Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 680 63-0 (1973) Author: McKnight, Peyton Relating to the penalties for possession of marijuana and to the expunction of convictions for its possession and providing certain penalties. Senate: Subcommittee on Criminal Matters Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
HB 80 62-0 (1971) Author: Cole, James D. Relating to expunging from a person's criminal record a conviction for possession of cannabis in certain situations.
HB 549 62-0 (1971) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to the possession of cannabis.
HB 675 62-0 (1971) Author: Harding, Forrest A. Relating to the penalty for possession of less than two ounces of cannabis.
HB 993 62-0 (1971) Author: Salter, Robert Relating to the penalty for possession of cannabis.
HB 1568 62-0 (1971) Author: Farenthold, Frances Relating to providing penalties for possession of cannabis.
HB 1238 61-0 (1969) Author: Vance, Arthur K. | et. al. Relating to the classification of certain dangerous drugs and narcotic drugs.

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