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HB 72 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 898 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the issuance of local permits by a regulatory agency of a political subdivision. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1248 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to alternative resolution procedures for ad valorem tax suits brought under Chapter 42 of the Texas Property Tax Code for purposes of enhancing the public policy of this state of reducing the delay and the costs of litigation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1428 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing for members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1566 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John | et. al. Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1783 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the appeal through binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders; changing the amounts of certain fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1818 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2116 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to informal dispute resolutions for violations of health and safety standards at certain long-term care facilities; authorizing the imposition of costs. House: Human Services Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2422 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the certificate of merit required for certain civil actions against certain licensed or registered professionals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2590 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the administrative penalty, amelioration, and informal dispute resolution processes for providers participating in certain Medicaid waiver programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2672 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the relationship between public employers and fire and police employees. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3191 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the appeal through binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3430 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to dispute resolution for certain claims arising under insurance policies issued by the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association; authorizing fees. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3557 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3815 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to rules and policies of the Texas Education Agency regarding public involvement, complaints, negotiated rulemaking, alternative dispute resolution, and advisory committees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 507 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Frullo, John | et. al.
Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 669 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
SB 731 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the appeal through binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 857 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 924 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to informal dispute resolutions for violations of health and safety standards at certain long-term care facilities; authorizing the imposition of costs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 932 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the licensing of, the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission's duties with respect to, and the administrative penalties for certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1286 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1474 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the prosecution of the offense of impersonating a public servant. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1537 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to dispute resolution for certain claims arising under insurance policies issued by the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association; authorizing fees. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1908 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the selection of an arbitrator for purposes of an appeal through binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2195 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to a health care entity making available to patients and prospective patients charges for certain health care services, goods, or procedures; authorizing administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 364 85-1 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the abatement of discovery during pretrial settlement discussions in certain ad valorem tax appeals. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 21 85-1 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee. Filed
HB 210 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to victim-offender mediation services offered by the victim services division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 319 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1455 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to procedures required before certain condominium associations file a suit or initiate an arbitration proceeding for a defect or design claim. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1638 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to nonpreferred provider claims under a preferred provider benefit plan related to emergency care. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1732 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to dispute resolution for certain claims arising under insurance policies issued by the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association; authorizing fees. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2927 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to alternative dispute resolution of certain insurance payment disputes with certain physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3133 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to notice and availability of mediation for balance billing by a facility-based physician. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3184 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3475 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to health care information provided by and notice of facility fees charged by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3698 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly | et. al. Relating to nonbinding dispute resolution proceedings conducted by religious organizations or authorities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3711 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to the administration of oaths and issuance of subpoenas in certain county or sheriff department employee grievance proceedings; creating a criminal offense. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3867 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to the appeal through binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders; changing the amounts of certain fees. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3876 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the issuance of local permits by a regulatory agency of a political subdivision; limiting the amount of a fee. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 147 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3184. Signed by the Governor
SB 425 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to health care information provided by and notice of facility fees charged by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 481 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to consumer information concerning facility-based physicians and notice and availability of mediation for balance billing by a facility-based physician. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 553 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the informal dispute resolution process for certain disputes between the Department of Aging and Disability Services and certain long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 834 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to procedures required before certain condominium associations file a suit or initiate an arbitration proceeding for a defect or design claim. Senate: State Affairs Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 849 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to access to and fees associated with binding arbitration of appraisal review board orders. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 914 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Schubert, Leighton | et. al.
Relating to a council on long-term care facility surveys and informal dispute resolution. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 948 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to mediation as an alternative dispute resolution process. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1246 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to dispute resolution for certain claims arising under insurance policies issued by the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1369 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to reports on attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem, guardian, mediator, and competency evaluator appointments made by courts in this state and an interim study on a billing system for attorneys ad litem. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1562 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to nonpreferred provider claims under a preferred provider benefit plan related to emergency care. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1876 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the appointment of attorneys ad litem, guardians ad litem, mediators, and guardians in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 33 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to alternative methods of dispute resolution in certain disputes between the Department of Aging and Disability Services and an assisted living facility licensed by the department. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 167 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 586 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for certain design and construction claims arising under written contracts with state agencies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1031 83-0 (2013) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to the confidentiality of certain communications involving an ombudsman program established by an employer as an alternative dispute resolution service. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 1239 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to fees charged by certain entities administering alternative dispute resolution systems for counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1329 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to the administration of oaths and issuance of subpoenas in an arbitration proceeding involving firefighters or police officers in certain political subdivisions; creating an offense. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1407 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to third-party property damage claims under private passenger automobile insurance policies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1408 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to dispute resolution for certain claims arising under insurance policies issued by the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association; authorizing fees. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1512 83-0 (2013) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to referral of disputes for alternative dispute resolution, including victim-directed referrals; authorizing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1692 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, and distributors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2057 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to alternative dispute resolution methods regarding educational services for students with disabilities, including individualized education program facilitation. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2080 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to guardianships, including the assessment and payment of attorney's fees and other court costs in guardianships, and to court-created management trusts for persons who have physical disabilities or who are incapacitated; changing the amount of a fee and requiring the collection of a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2107 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Facilities Commission; authorizing fees. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 2125 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to attorney's fees and interest rates that may be awarded in connection with certain property insurance claims. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2192 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to binding arbitration of an appraisal review board order determining a protest of an unequal appraisal of the owner's property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2198 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Pension Review Board. House: Pensions Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2544 83-0 (2013) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to victim-offender mediation services offered by the victim services division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2925 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to alternative dispute resolution of certain insurance payment disputes with chiropractors. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2956 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to certain binding arbitration provisions in certain insurance and health benefit plan coverage documents. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3193 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to expedited binding arbitration of appraisal review board orders; repealing the fee for that form of arbitration. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3444 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to eligibility to serve as an arbitrator in a binding arbitration of an appeal of an appraisal review board order. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3470 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to a disclosure by an attorney before accepting representation of a client in a suit for the dissolution of marriage. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3691 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to an order to conduct mediation following an application for expedited judicial foreclosure proceedings. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 200 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Pension Review Board. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 211 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Facilities Commission and to property development plans in connection with governmental entities; authorizing fees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 296 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for certain claims arising under written contracts with state agencies. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 399 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the confidentiality of certain communications involving an ombudsman program established by an employer as an alternative dispute resolution service. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 542 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to alternative dispute resolution methods regarding educational services for students with disabilities, including individualized education program facilitation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 647 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to guardianships, including the assessment and payment of attorney's fees and other court costs in guardianships, and to court-created management trusts for persons who have physical disabilities or who are incapacitated. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 719 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to fees charged by certain entities administering alternative dispute resolution systems for counties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1202 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to an order to conduct mediation following an application for expedited judicial foreclosure proceedings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1237 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to referral of disputes for alternative dispute resolution, including victim-directed referrals; authorizing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1255 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to binding arbitration of an appraisal review board order determining a protest of an unequal appraisal of the owner's property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1662 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to expedited binding arbitration of appraisal review board orders. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 1691 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the administration of oaths and issuance of subpoenas in an arbitration proceeding involving firefighters or police officers in certain political subdivisions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
HB 272 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2019 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2031 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a voluntary compensation plan as a method of alternative dispute resolution. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2041 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to alternative methods of dispute resolution in certain disputes between the Department of Aging and Disability Services and an assisted living facility licensed by the department. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2065 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2251 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Public Finance Authority. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2461 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the immunity of property tax arbitrators from liability for determinations made in the course of binding arbitrations. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2479 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to alternative dispute resolution systems established by counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3024 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3060 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to arbitration of certain claims under residential property insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3061 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to arbitration of certain disputes arising in connection with a personal automobile insurance policy. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3063 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to third-party property damage claims under private passenger automobile insurance policies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3444 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to required disclosure for appointment of certain impartial third parties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 654 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Public Finance Authority. Senate: Government Organization Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1216 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to determination of the validity and enforceability of a contract containing an arbitration agreement in suits for dissolution of marriage and certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1271 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to alternative dispute resolution systems established by counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1328 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to optional dispute resolution methods regarding educational services for students with a disability, including individualized education program facilitation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1432 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1508 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the right of certain debtors to elect to mediate a dispute before the debt is accelerated or a contract lien on real property is foreclosed; providing civil penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3 82-1 (2011) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association, and to the issuance of windstorm and hail insurance policies in the private insurance market by certain insurers; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 3 82-1 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the operation and name of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
HB 299 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to mediation procedures in certain family law suits. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1002 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to access by the members of electric cooperatives to meetings of the boards of directors and certain information of the electric cooperatives. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1083 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to mediation orders in certain arbitration proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1390 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to access by the members of electric cooperatives to meetings of the boards of directors and certain information of the electric cooperatives. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1401 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to an appeal from an order of an appraisal review board determining a protest. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2114 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to establishing a juvenile victim-offender mediation pilot program. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2139 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Conf. Comm. Report printed and distributed
HB 2256 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to mediation of out-of-network health benefit claim disputes concerning enrollees, facility-based physicians, and certain health benefit plans; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2270 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of pretrial victim-offender mediation programs. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2431 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to mediation of out-of-network health benefit claim disputes between enrollees and health benefit plan issuers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2435 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the location of an arbitration trial. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2539 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to a disaster recovery insurance claims mediation program. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2540 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the establishment and operation of a disaster recovery insurance claims mediation program. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2622 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of pretrial victim-offender mediation programs. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2696 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to arbitration proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2735 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Credit Union Department and the Credit Union Commission. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2815 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to requirements regarding information to be provided to employees covered by workers' compensation health care networks. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2882 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of pretrial victim-offender mediation programs. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3390 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3391 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Parks and Wildlife Department; changing the elements of an offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3426 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the notice required by certain mortgage servicers before foreclosing a contract lien on certain real property; providing civil penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3781 81-0 (2009) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to the resolution of disputes pertaining to the urban drilling of certain oil or gas wells. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3913 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to resolution of disputes arising under certain construction contracts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4041 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to an appeal from an order of an appraisal review board determining a protest. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4365 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to an award of attorney's fees to a prevailing property owner in a property tax dispute resolved by binding arbitration. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 4377 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the confidentiality of certain communications involving an ombudsman program established by an employer as an alternative dispute resolution service. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4412 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the arbitration deposit required for an appeal through binding arbitration of appraisal review board orders involving multiple tracts of land. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 222 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to arbitration and arbitration agreements. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 351 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to payment of certain emergency room physicians for services provided to enrollees of managed care health benefit plans; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 921 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to access by the members of electric cooperatives to meetings of the boards of directors and certain information of the electric cooperatives. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1010 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the continuation and functions of the Parks and Wildlife Department; changing the elements of an offense. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 1011 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
SB 1012 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the continuation and functions of the Credit Union Department and the Credit Union Commission. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 1117 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations through binding arbitration. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1475 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the notice required by certain mortgage servicers before foreclosing a contract lien on certain real property; providing civil penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1489 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to optional dispute resolution methods for school districts and parents of students seeking or receiving special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1497 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1650 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to appeals in cases arising under the Federal Arbitration Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2362 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to an award of attorney's fees to a prevailing property owner in a property tax dispute resolved by binding arbitration. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 497 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to resolution of disputes arising under certain construction contracts. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 524 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the determination through binding arbitration of certain ad valorem tax protests brought by property owners. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 554 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to parenting plans and parenting coordinators in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 555 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the use of parenting plans and parenting coordinators in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 664 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the adequacy of health maintenance organization health care delivery networks and availability of preferred provider benefits; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 724 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to workers' compensation claims for certain medical benefits, death benefits, and burial benefits. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1575 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the powers and duties of a domestic relations office. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1593 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to creation and operation of a pilot program for certain voluntary alternative agreements regarding compensable injuries. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1940 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the resolution of certain medical disputes regarding workers' compensation claims. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2166 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to creation and operation of a pilot program for certain voluntary alternative agreements regarding compensable injuries. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 2185 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to liability for the refund of certain unemployment compensation benefits to the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 2291 80-0 (2007) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a study of victim-offender mediation programs for juvenile offenders. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2314 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the confidentiality of certain communications involving an ombudsman program established by an employer as an alternative dispute resolution service. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2437 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan | et. al. Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of pretrial victim-offender mediation programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2665 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to mediation of certain disputes arising in connection with a personal automobile insurance policy. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2750 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of pretrial victim-offender mediation programs in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 3091 80-0 (2007) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to dispute resolution. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3194 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3265 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to dispute resolution and insurance policies or other coverage agreements. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3494 80-0 (2007) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the appeal through binding arbitration of a protest of an appraisal review board order, and to related complaints filed by a property owner and disciplinary action by the Board of Tax Professional Examiners; providing penalties. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3578 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the confidentiality of certain communications involving an ombudsman program established by an employer as an alternative dispute resolution service. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
HB 3885 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to binding arbitration. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
SB 160 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the confidentiality of certain communications involving an ombudsman program established by an employer as an alternative dispute resolution service. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 539 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the filing of certain information by arbitrators after each arbitration. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
SB 929 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to workers' compensation subclaims. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 942 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the resolution of certain disputes by collaborative law procedures. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1367 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the use of parenting plans and parenting coordinators in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. Senate: Jurisprudence Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1642 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1782 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to arbitration proceedings. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Civil Practices
HB 182 79-0 (2005) Author: Mowery, Anna | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations through binding arbitration. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 205 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the resolution of certain disputes by collaborative law procedures. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 252 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the use of parenting plans and parenting coordinators in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 282 79-0 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the funding of alternative dispute resolution systems. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 570 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the application of arbitration agreements to certain other agreements. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 974 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to resolution of disputes arising under certain construction contracts. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1237 79-0 (2005) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to binding arbitration clauses in certain residential construction contracts; providing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1310 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the authority of certain local dispute resolution centers to collect a fee from persons receiving dispute resolution services from the centers. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken in committee
HB 1330 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the creation of a dispute resolution program for state building construction contracts. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Organization
HB 2277 79-0 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to an employment agreement that requires an employee to waive the right to demand a jury trial. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2279 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the adequacy of health maintenance organization health care delivery networks and availability of preferred provider benefits; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2818 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations through binding arbitration. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3443 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to relief for residential property owners; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 168 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the funding of alternative dispute resolution systems. Senate: Jurisprudence Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 503 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to making the award of an arbitration an open record. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 504 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the filing of certain information by arbitrators after each arbitration. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Civil Practices
SB 505 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to registration of arbitrators and arbitration services providers with the secretary of state. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 715 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the prohibition of certain required arbitration agreements and employee waivers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 949 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the informal resolution of certain proceedings conducted by the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1351 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Fred | et. al.
Relating to the appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations through binding arbitration. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1516 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the adequacy of health maintenance organization health care delivery networks and availability of preferred provider benefits; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 105 79-3 (2006) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the use of parenting plans and parenting coordinators in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 151 79-3 (2006) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. Relating to binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 101 78-0 (2003) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to mediation of certain claims involving unfair methods of competition or unfair or deceptive acts or practices in the business of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 145 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to workers' compensation dispute resolution. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 359 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a restriction on the mandatory arbitration of certain employment disputes. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 371 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to certain restrictions on the arbitration of an employment dispute. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 538 78-0 (2003) Author: Hope, Ruben | et. al. Relating to the funding of alternative dispute resolution systems. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 884 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to alternative dispute resolution statements required in a suit for dissolution of a marriage and a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1189 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to alternative dispute resolution procedures in certain police departments. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1398 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to procedures for arbitration of seed performance disputes. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1780 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to payment to a subcontractor under a public work contract. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2369 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to arbitration of disputes between a metropolitan rapid transit authority and its employees. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2687 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to procedures for compensating owners of outdoor advertising that is subject to condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2920 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to revision of Texas arbitration laws. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3104 78-0 (2003) Author: Canales, Gabi Relating to health care liability claims. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 3168 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the determination of workers' compensation benefits and the resolution of disputes regarding those benefits. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3430 78-0 (2003) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to enforcement of arbitration agreements and arbitration awards. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 3490 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to resolution of disputes arising under construction contracts. House: Civil Practices Meeting cancelled
HB 3492 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to resolution of disputes arising under construction contracts. House: Civil Practices Meeting cancelled
SB 184 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the funding of alternative dispute resolution systems. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 328 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to the filing of certain information by arbitrators after each arbitration. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 905 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to reimbursement for land removed from emergency service districts and dispute resolution relating to the amount of reimbursement. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 986 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to alternative dispute resolution of certain contract claims against the state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 997 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to making the award of an arbitration an open record. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 998 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to registration of arbitrators and arbitration services providers with the secretary of state. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1070 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the procedures of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1249 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to procedures for compensating owners of outdoor advertising that is subject to condemnation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1671 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to health care liability claims against nursing homes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1692 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to alternative dispute resolution procedures in certain police departments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1779 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to resolve certain disputes relating to the rates and terms of transmission service. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1785 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to resolution of disputes arising under construction contracts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1804 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Zedler, Bill
Relating to certain health care treatment plans and pharmaceutical services and to medical necessity reviews. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1847 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes, establishing scholarships for Texas Students in public colleges and universities providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 982 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to certain violations committed by nursing institutions. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1347 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the regulation of certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1363 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the mediation of certain disputes by collaborative law procedures. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1364 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the funding of alternative dispute resolution systems. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1423 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to mandatory mediation for certain disputes involving a property owners' association. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 1572 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the rights of victims of crime, participation by victims and witnesses in certain criminal proceedings, and the payment of restitution to victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1577 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to medical dispute resolution in certain workers' compensation cases. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2289 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to alternative dispute resolution procedures in certain police departments. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2465 77-0 (2001) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to a binding arbitration contract provision. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2622 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to arbitration of disputes between a metropolitan rapid transit authority and its employees. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2730 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to alternative dispute resolution procedures for proposals for legislation to change or clarify the permissible scope of practice of a health care profession. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2760 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the resolution of disputes arising under interlocal cooperation contracts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3152 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to due process for physicians, dentists, and podiatrists in hospitals. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3398 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to local control of fire fighters employment matters in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HR 1403 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1839. Reported enrolled
SB 902 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to administrative adjudication by the State Office of Administrative Hearings of disputes regarding workers' compensation claims. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1082 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to licensing, inspecting, surveying, and investigating certain nursing institutions. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1179 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to alternative dispute resolution procedures in certain police departments. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1284 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to payment by certain issuers of health benefit plans of certain claims; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 1578 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to local control of fire fighters employment matters in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1587 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to alternative dispute resolution procedures for proposals for legislation to change or clarify the permissible scope of practice of a health care profession. Senate: Administration Left pending in committee
SB 1593 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to nursing institutions, assisted living facilities, and intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1706 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to arbitration. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1838 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to certain long-term care facilities. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1839 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Relating to certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SCR 20 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Reyna, Elvira
Urging judges who hear family law cases to increase use of alternative dispute resolution and mediation in solving child custody disputes. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
SCR 74 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 3152. Signed by the Governor
HB 826 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to alternative dispute resolution proceedings of governmental bodies and the resolution of certain contract claims against the state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1206 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to providing an informal method of dispute resolution for members of property owners' associations. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3065 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of victim-offender alternative dispute resolution procedures in family violence cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3066 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the participation of attorneys representing the state in criminal cases in mediation or similar procedures. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3373 76-0 (1999) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to police department mediation in certain municipalities and its effect on time schedules for appeals. House: Urban Affairs Posting rule suspended
HB 3451 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to arbitration to resolve certain matters relating to nursing homes and related institutions. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3452 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to binding arbitration to resolve certain disputes involving certain residential and custodial facilities licensed by the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3614 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to alternative dispute resolution systems established by counties. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3721 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent certain persons in certain proceedings. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 207 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to protecting against family violence in family law cases and in certain other cases involving alternative dispute resolution procedures. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
SB 252 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain counties establishing alternative dispute resolution systems for students. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 318 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to requiring use of an alternative dispute resolution procedure to establish a property owners' association lien for assessments. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 489 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to providing an informal method of dispute resolution for members of property owners' associations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1048 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to alternative dispute resolution records and proceedings of governmental bodies. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1050 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the use of arbitration to resolve certain disputes involving nursing facilities. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 1051 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the enforcement of an arbitration order in certain disputes involving a licensed nursing facility and the Texas Department of Human Services. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 1124 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the use of mediation or other dispute resolution procedures in family violence cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1125 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to mediation in certain criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1221 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to dispute resolution procedures involving certain nursing facilities. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 1337 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to arbitration of disputes in the workplace. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1384 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel to represent certain persons in certain proceedings. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1538 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to alternative dispute resolution procedures in certain police departments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1718 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Hilbert, Paul
Relating to alternative dispute resolution systems established by counties. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1783 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to police department mediation in certain municipalities and its effect on time schedules for appeals. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 518 70-0 (1987) Author: Roberts, Ted Relating to court costs imposed to finance a county's alternate dispute resolution system. House: County Affairs Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 1168 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James Relating to the arbitration of civil suits. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2087 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the arbitration of a controversy under certain contracts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
SB 284 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the arbitration of civil suits. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 386 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Roberts, Ted
Relating to court costs imposed to finance a county's alternate dispute resolution system. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1173 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to mediation of issues in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship, to the appointment and qualifications of mediators, and to the fees that may be charged for mediation services. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1436 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to alternative dispute resolution procedures. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1146 69-0 (1985) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to mediation of issues in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship and to the appointment and qualifications of mediators. House: Judiciary 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 532 69-0 (1985) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to enforcement of agreements to arbitrate disputes. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 949 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Bush, Bob
Relating to mediation of issues in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship and to the appointment and qualifications of mediators. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1099 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to arbitration of civil suits; providing for procedures and effect. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken in committee
SB 1281 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to hearing examiners for an appeal of job actions against a fire fighter or police officer in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1321 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to court procedures and alternative methods of resolving citizen disputes. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 39 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to authorization of certain counties to establish alternative systems for resolving citizen disputes. House: County Affairs Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1056 68-0 (1983) Author: Keller, Ray
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to specific enforcement of agreements to arbitrate future disputes. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 10 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to authorization of counties to establish and finance alternative systems for resolving citizen disputes. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 575 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to specific enforcement of agreements to arbitrate future disputes. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 1988 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Granting commissioners courts authority to create alternative systems for resolution of civil disputes. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
SB 759 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to authorization for county governments in all counties of 500,000 inhabitants or more to establish alternative systems for resolution of disputes; to charge and collect costs in all civil cases for the administration of such system; and to administer of contract for the administration of such systems so established. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Failure to suspend the rules
HB 127 67-1 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to authorization for county governments in all counties of 500,000 inhabitants or more to establish alternative systems for resolution of disputes; to charge and collect costs in all civil cases for the administration of such system; and to administer or contract for the administration of such systems so established. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 13 67-1 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to authorization for county governments in all counties of 500,000 inhabitants or more to establish alternative systems for resolution of disputes, to charge and collect costs in certain civil cases for the administration of such systems, and to administer or contract for the administration of such systems so established. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 15 66-0 (1979) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to contracts covered by the Texas General Arbitration Act. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1639 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to arbitration agreements. House: Judiciary Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1279 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to arbitration agreements. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 731 65-0 (1977) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to arbitration of certain disputes, controversies, and issues in which certain health care providers, hospitals, or their agents and employees as defined in this Act are involved arising out of or resulting from injury or death of a person. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 756 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the arbitration of disputes between an employer and employees operating under a collective-bargaining agreement. House: Labor
Senate: Economic Development
Reported from committee adversely
HB 1578 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Relating to contracts covered by the Texas General Arbitration Act. House: Judiciary Assigned to General State Calendar
SB 842 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the arbitration of disputes between an employer and emloyees operating under a collective-bargaining agreement. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably
SB 1022 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack The validity fo arbitration agreements. Senate: Human Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1447 64-0 (1975) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to requiring local mediation panels in each school district. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1584 64-0 (1975) Author: Reynolds, Richard F. Relating to the enforcement of certain arbitration agreements. House: Labor Referred to Committee on Labor
SB 814 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the enforcement of certain arbitration agreements. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1484 63-0 (1973) Author: Reynolds, Richard F. Relating to the enforcement of certain arbitration agreements. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 137 62-0 (1971) Author: Orr, Fred Relating to the validity of arbitration agreements.
HB 888 62-0 (1971) Author: Silber, Paul Relating to the validity of arbitration agreements.
SB 523 60-0 (1967) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to amending certain statutes to give County Courts at Law and District Courts trying condemnation cases to set a fee for the special commissioners who act as arbitrators in such cases in an amount of not less than $10.00 to be charged as costs of court in such cases; providing an effective date.
HB 379 59-0 (1965) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to the enforcement of certain arbitration agreements.
SB 15 59-0 (1965) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to arbitrations pursuant to written agreements concluded upon the advice of counsel to both parties, expressly excluding all arbitrations relating to any labor union contract, all affecting controversies between any employer and any employee of the employer or their respective representatives and all relating to any contract of insurance and to any construction contract.
SB 178 59-0 (1965) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to adjustment and settlement of industrial controversies; creating a State Mediation Service within the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
HB 231 58-0 (1963) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" Relating to arbitrations pursuant to written agreements of the parties, expressly excluding all arbitrations relating to any labor union contract and all affecting controversies between any employer and any employee of the employer or their respective representatives.
SB 53 58-0 (1963) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to declaring strikes and collective bargaining by firemen and policemen to be against the public policy and to provide in all cities of more than ten thousand (10,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding federal census, for the setting up of a local Commission of Arbitration which shall hear and determine grievances and disputes which may arise between the governing body of the city and its firemen or policemen; providing a penalty for the willful violation of this Act.
SB 102 58-0 (1963) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to adjustment and settlement of industrial controversies; creating a State Mediation Service within the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
SB 143 58-0 (1963) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending statutes relating to "Arbitration in General" and enacting the "Texas General Arbitration Act" relating to arbitrations pursuant to written agreements of the parties, expressly excluding all arbitrations relating to any labor union contract and all affecting controversies between any employer and any employee of the employer or their respective representatives; providing effective dates.
SB 70 57-0 (1961) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to arbitration; establishing the validity of a written agreement to arbitrate a controversy; establishing procedures, including provisions to compel or stay arbitration, appointment of arbitrators, power of arbitrators to act, conduct of hearing, waiver of right to be represented by an attorney, attendance of witnesses, issuance of subpoenas, taking of depositions, rendition of award, modification or correction of award by arbitrators, payment of fees and expenses of arbitration, and confirmation of an arbitration award.
HB 62 56-0 (1959) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to adjustment and settlement of industrial controversies; creating a State Mediation Service within the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
SB 145 56-0 (1959) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to arbitration; establishing the validity of a written agreement to arbitrate a controversy.
HB 40 55-0 (1957) Author: Huffor, Earl | et. al. Relating to arbitration.
HB 168 55-0 (1957) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to adjustment and settlement of industrial controversies; creating a State Mediation Service within the Bureau of Labor Statistics, providing for the personnel thereof.
HB 262 51-0 (1949) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to amending a previous Act, to provide for a more efficient legal method of arbitration, providing the necessary procedure therefor, and repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 725 50-0 (1947) Author: Miller, Jr., William Andrew Relating to providing for the mediation of labor disputes in public utilities; creating a board of mediation and providing for the qualifications, powers, duties, compensation of the members of such board; providing for the seizure and operation of public utilities by the state in order to insure continuous operation and prescribing penalties for striking against the state in public utilities.
HB 315 48-0 (1943) Author: Stinson, Jeff D. Relating to establishing procedure for arbitrations; authorizing agreements to submit issues to arbitration, etc.
SB 173 48-0 (1943) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to establishing procedure for arbitration of certain matters and for stay of court proceedings pending arbitration.
HB 824 47-0 (1941) Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet | et. al. Relating to amending certain Articles of the Revised Civil Statutes by providing for the amicable adjustment of grievances and disputes that may arise between employers and employees; to create a board of arbitration; providing for penalties.
HB 18 36-0 (1919) Author: King, Thomas B. Relating to establishing courts of reconciliation; defining the duties and jurisdiction of said courts.
SB 142 24-0 (1895) Relating to providing for the amicable adjustment of grievances and disputes that may arise between employers or receiver and employes and authorizing the creation of a board of arbitration, and to provide penalties for the violation hereof.

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