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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  MASS GATHERINGS ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
SB 917 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to the applicability of the Texas Mass Gatherings Act to certain horse and greyhound races. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 270 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Mowery, Anna
Relating to mass gatherings outside the limits of a municipality. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1638 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the prevention of certain gatherings within a municipality. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 389 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to permit application and hearing procedures under the Texas Mass Gatherings Act; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2205 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to certain mass gatherings. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2291 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the regulation of mass gatherings; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1566 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to certain mass gatherings; providing certain criminal and civil penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1111 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the authority of a county judge to delegate to another county officer the duty to hear applications for mass gatherings. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2405 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to regulating mass gatherings on public beaches in coastal counties; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 286 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the authority of a county judge to delegate to another county officer the duty to hear applications for mass gatherings. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1105 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to regulating mass gatherings on public beaches in coastal counties; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 339 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the regulation of mass gatherings; imposing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 259 67-0 (1981) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the possession of firearms at public demonstrations and gatherings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 760 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the regulation of mass gatherings and outdoor festivals. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned from the Senate
HB 1458 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to meetings and gathering subject to the Texas Mass Gatherings Act. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1991 65-0 (1977) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to the regulation and control of mass gatherings; providing penalties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 929 63-0 (1973) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to the issuance of permits by certain governmental entities for holding public assemblies; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Amended in committee
SB 394 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Providing for civil liability for damages for all participants in a riot. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 395 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Providing for the detention of a witness to a developing or an in-process riot or civil insurrection, fixing a time limit, providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 396 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to a city or town's liability in case of riot or other disturbance. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 58 62-0 (1971) Author: Cavness, Don
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to the issuance of permits for and the regulation of mass gatherings; providing a penalty for violations.
HB 984 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Relatng to providing for civil liability for damages for all participants in a riot.
SB 117 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to the issuance of permits for and the regulation of mass gatherings; providing a penalty for violations.
HB 41 50-0 (1947) Author: Bell, John Junior | et. al. Relating to regulating picketing; to declare unlawful mass picketing; to declare unlawful use of certain language in attempting to interfere with another's right to work or to enter or leave premises; to declare unlawful certain kinds of picketing; to prescribe penalties; to provide for severability of provisions.
HB 233 50-0 (1947) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to defining mobs and lynching and defining lynching in the first degree and lynching in the second degree, prescribing penalties therefor; repealing all laws and parts of laws therewith.
HB 30 25-1 (1897) Relating to fixing the venue and regulating proceedings in prosecutions for murder by mob violence; defining and punishing murder by mob violence; providing for the suspension and removal of sheriff's, deputy sheriff's, constables, chiefs of police, city marshals and other officers who permit it; and fixing the venue and regulating proceedings in such cases.

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