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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 71 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1193 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the governance of certain housing authorities. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1277 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the governance of certain housing authorities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1665 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the regulation of cross-border electric generating facilities. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2392 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to funding commitments for approval of certain bridges over the Rio Grande. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HCR 52 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Record vote
HCR 98 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Urging Congress and the president to reject the imposition of an import tax or border adjustment tax on trade with Mexico. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HR 1025 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Urging Congress to recognize the importance of trade between Texas and Mexico. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Reported enrolled
SB 593 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Blanco, César | et. al.
Relating to the governance of certain housing authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1136 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Canales, Terry
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1748 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Canales, Terry
Relating to use of tax revenue by certain development corporations for job-related skills training. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 120 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to investment prohibitions and divestment requirements for certain investments of public money in companies involved in the border wall between the United States and Mexico. Filed
SB 121 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to prohibiting governmental contracts with a company engaged in planning, constructing, or maintaining the border wall between the United States and Mexico. Filed
HB 11 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 62 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 163 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to interstate cooperation to address regional water issues. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 715 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the disposition of certain surplus property by the Department of Public Safety to certain local governments. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 731 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a pilot program under the foundation school program for funding prekindergarten programs provided by certain school districts with early high school graduation programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 979 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to a grant program to reduce wait times for agricultural inspections of vehicles at ports of entry along the Texas-Mexico border. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1602 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1854 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to documentation verifying that the interior of certain commercial motor vehicles was cleaned before loading cargo into the vehicles. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2476 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the operations of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2661 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the functions of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs and the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2878 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to certain qualified residential rental assistance projects financed by private activity bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3378 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the border commerce coordinator. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3675 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the regulation of commercial development of groundwater in certain areas. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3704 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the development of a statewide motor vehicle registration program to prevent transnational motor vehicle theft, including authorizing proposed fees to support the program. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3718 84-0 (2015) Author: Spitzer, Stuart | et. al. Relating to the possible use of certain state-owned land for border security. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 61 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Laid on the table subject to call
SB 3 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 58 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Faircloth, Wayne
Relating to the enforcement of commercial vehicle safety standards by certain municipalities and counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 421 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to participation of certain school districts in the three-year high school diploma plan pilot program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 731 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to funding for certain transportation infrastructure projects near the international border of this state; making an appropriation. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 797 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to a grant program to reduce wait times for agricultural inspections of vehicles at ports of entry along the Texas-Mexico border. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 838 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the functions of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs, the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees, and the use of the state's disaster contingency fund for purposes related to immigration and refugees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 877 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty. Filed
SB 969 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the applicability of the law governing the mineral use of subdivided land. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 976 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to certain qualified residential rental assistance projects financed by private activity bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1348 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the operations of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1389 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the border commerce coordinator. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1953 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas-Mexico Commission. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SCR 5 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
SJR 48 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of additional obligations to provide financial assistance to counties for roadways to serve border colonias. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 636 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to proof of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a person. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 703 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the hours of sale for liquor. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 722 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1130 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to development regulations for certain unincorporated areas located near the Tornillo-Guadalupe Port of Entry; providing a penalty. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1555 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the storage of certain imported alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1768 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to identification requirements for certain fire hydrants and flush valves. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1777 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to a study regarding the effects on international trade of wait times at points of entry between the United States and the United Mexican States. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2226 83-0 (2013) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to a permit exemption for certain drainage districts located in counties bordering the United Mexican States. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2304 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the certification of sheriffs and deputy sheriffs to enforce commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2991 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to allowing a county commissioners court to contract with an attorney to enforce subdivision platting requirements in certain counties that are economically distressed or that are located near the international border of this state. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3042 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the allocation of state hotel occupancy tax revenue to certain municipalities for cleaning and maintenance of and erosion control for public beaches. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3291 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of regional mobility authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3710 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border and amending Chapter 288 of the Health and Safety Code. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HCR 55 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Urging the U.S. Department of State to take appropriate action to ensure that Mexico complies with the 1944 Treaty regarding shared water resources and that it make required water deliveries to the United States a priority. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 80 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Carona, John
Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study the effects on international trade of wait times at points of entry between the United States and Mexico. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Signed by the Governor
SB 332 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
Relating to commissioners court oversight of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 350 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the storage of certain imported alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 461 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to development regulations for certain unincorporated areas located near the Tornillo-Guadalupe Port of Entry; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 782 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a permit exemption for certain drainage districts located in counties bordering the United Mexican States. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1143 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the allocation of state hotel occupancy tax revenue to certain municipalities for cleaning and maintenance of and erosion control for public beaches. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1274 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the certification of sheriffs and deputy sheriffs to enforce commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain counties. Senate: Transportation Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1336 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 1374 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to identification requirements for certain fire hydrants and flush valves. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1495 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation of a health care funding district in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border; authorizing the imposition of a tax. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1559 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to collection of fees for solid waste management in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1605 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to authorizing an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties for transportation projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1623 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to the creation and operations of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1719 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to the construction, remodeling, or rehabilitation of certain hotel projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SCR 6 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Urging Congress to reimburse the State of Texas for bearing the financial burden of the federal government's responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border during the 2012-2013 budget cycle. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2757 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2824 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to negotiations with the United Mexican States for purchase or lease of the New Orleans Greys flag flown during the Battle of the Alamo. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3144 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the advisory committee on Medicaid and child health plan program rate and expenditure disparities between the Texas-Mexico border region and other areas of the state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3191 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists in Medicaid managed care provider networks providing services in the Texas-Mexico border region and other regions of the state. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 294 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission to investigate the feasibility of and cooperate in the establishment of southbound checkpoints along the international border of this state. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1220 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to the advisory committee on Medicaid and child health plan program rate and expenditure disparities between the Texas-Mexico border region and other areas of the state. House: Public Health
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 84 82-1 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to operate one or more southbound vehicle checkpoints near the international border of this state for the purpose of preventing certain criminal offenses. Filed
SB 43 82-1 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to operate one or more southbound vehicle checkpoints near the international border of this state for the purpose of preventing certain criminal offenses. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Received from the Senate
SB 2195 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the creation of and penalties for certain offenses that take place at or involve an attempt to cross an international border. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 2428 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of Supplemental Environmental Projects to protect lands of significant natural resource and hazard mitigation value. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2483 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the operation and regulation of cross border health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3819 80-0 (2007) Author: Merritt, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of a border region high-speed rail authority for the Texas-Louisiana and the Texas-Mexico border regions; granting the power to issue bonds; imposing a tax. House: Border & International Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 185 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to contract with a private vendor for certain correctional facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1660 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to a cross-border language training program for language teachers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HCR 100 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Requesting the U.S. secretary of state and the International Boundary and Water Commission to require Mexico to fully repay its Rio Grande/Rio Bravo water debt to the United States. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 59 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Requesting that the Federal Bureau of Investigation be directly involved in assisting the Mexican law enforcement authorities in their investigation of the brutal murders of women in Juarez, Mexico. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Signed by the Governor
SB 786 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to establishing task forces in certain border communities to study impediments to trade in the border region. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SCR 7 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Requesting that the Federal Bureau of Investigation be directly involved in assisting the Mexican law enforcement authorities in their investigation of the brutal murders of women in Juarez, Mexico. Senate: International Relations and Trade Co-author authorized
HB 26 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the study of barriers to the binational exchange of health information. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 641 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to requiring the comptroller to study the state and federal mandates affecting the region of the state near the border with Mexico. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 903 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to requiring that the Texas Transportation Commission meet with transportation officials of bordering states of the United Mexican States to discuss transportation and infrastructure issues. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1700 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Relating to short-term motor vehicle liability insurance policies for motorists entering this state from Mexico. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2498 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a study of binational health care plan coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3551 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to inspection of commercial vehicles from across the border. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HCR 9 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick Requesting the Texas Department of Transportation to collaborate with Mexico to develop and implement an electronic check and clearance system at border crossings in Mexico, including weigh-in motion technology. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HCR 88 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Requesting the International Boundary and Water Commission to assure that Mexico meet its delivery obligations under the 1944 treaty governing the sharing of waters from the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo basin. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 224 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick
Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Transportation to meet with transportation officials of bordering states of the United Mexican States to discuss transportation and infrastructure issues. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 228 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to requiring certain state agencies to study the state and federal mandates affecting the region of the state near the border with Mexico. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 326 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to the creation of an initiative unit to develop a Texas-Mexico Commerce and International Relations Coordinated Plan. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 496 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Wise, Miguel
Relating to a study of barriers to providing binational health benefit plan coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 693 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al.
Relating to short-term motor vehicle liability insurance policies for non-Texas resident motorists visiting this state. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 733 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the tuition charged certain foreign students attending a public junior college in a county bordering Mexico. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 743 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to certain higher education tuition rates and loan amount limits. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 749 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the authority of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to participate in environmental projects in Mexico and to study means to reduce air pollutants in certain facilities in the border region. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1826 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to certain cross-border health care plans offered by health maintenance organizations. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SCR 7 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Requesting the Texas Department of Transportation to collaborate with Mexico to develop and implement an electronic check and clearance system at border crossings in Mexico, including weigh-in motion technology. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Transportation
HB 699 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to warning visitors to Mexico of Mexican laws prohibiting transportation of firearms and ammunition. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1725 76-0 (1999) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio | et. al. Relating to immunization requirements for children living near the border with the United Mexican States. House: Public Health Tabled
HB 1859 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Relating to one-stop inspection stations at the border of this state and Mexico. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1915 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to developing, constructing, and improving highways that provide access to international ports of entry along the Texas-Mexico border. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 2005 76-0 (1999) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the maximum weight of load for vehicles and the powers of weight enforcement officers. House: Transportation Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2106 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to Texas' recognition of the La Paz Agreement between the United States and Mexico regarding environmental issues in border areas and related requirements for the location of certain sites for waste disposal in border areas. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2767 76-0 (1999) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to a border commerce coordinator in the governor's office. House: State, Federal & International Relations Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2849 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the authority of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission over issuance of district bonds. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3334 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the study of barriers to the binational exchange of health information. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3570 76-0 (1999) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to supplemental environmental projects undertaken in lieu of certain penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 129 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to initiate joint sessions with legislators of bordering Mexican states to establish communications on issues pertinent to the region. House: State, Federal & International Relations Left pending in committee
HCR 206 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Memorializing Congress to initiate discussions with the Mexican government to begin implementing guidelines governing duty-free allowance for Mexican residents along the U.S.-Mexico border. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HJR 2 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the issuance of general obligation bonds to develop, construct, and improve highways providing access to international ports of entry along the Texas-Mexico border. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
SB 77 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to the making of international cooperation agreements by state agencies and political subdivisions; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: State Affairs
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 615 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to immunization requirements for children living near the border with the United Mexican States. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Referred to Border Affairs
SB 749 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the enforcement of weight limits for vehicles in a port-of-entry between Texas and Mexico. House: Transportation
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 828 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to supplemental environmental projects undertaken in lieu of certain penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 892 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to retirement benefits for certain members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who are employed at public schools in counties on the Mexican border. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1136 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to a border commerce coordinator in the governor's office. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1378 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma | et. al.
Relating to the review of medical training needs for health care professionals in the Texas-Mexico border region. House: Higher Education
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1612 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authority of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission over issuance of district bonds. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1857 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the study of barriers to the binational exchange of health information. House: Public Health
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SCR 2 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Memorializing the U.S. Congress to provide for more customs inspection lanes and officials and for 24-hour customs operations, at border crossings between Texas and Mexico. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Signed by the Governor
SCR 40 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to initiate joint sessions with legislators of bordering Mexican states to establish communications on issues pertinent to the region. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Signed by the Governor
SR 704 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Recognizing the 250th anniversary of the Nuevo Santander region of Mexico. Reported enrolled
SR 705 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Honoring Governor Tomas Yarrington of Tamaulipas, Mexico. Reported enrolled
HB 1281 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the showing required by Mexican citizens to exempt from the sales and use tax tangible personal property exported to Mexico. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HCR 266 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Requesting the Mexican government to reduce pollution from power plants in Piedras Negras. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 523 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to stolen vehicle checkpoints near the Mexico border and the jurisdiction of a magistrate to hear a stolen property disposition hearing. House: Public Safety
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective immediately
HB 2211 74-0 (1995) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to requiring the approval of the Texas Transportation Commission before a political subdivision or private entity may construct or finance the construction of a bridge across the Rio Grande. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2923 74-0 (1995) Author: Munoz, Sergio Relating to establishing a community-based treatment program for certain dually diagnosed children in a region bordering Mexico. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HCR 16 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry Requesting the government of the United Mexican States to abolish its $50 limit on duty-free goods or to raise the limit significantly or reciprocate United States duty provisions. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HCR 93 74-0 (1995) Author: Munoz, Sergio | et. al. Urging the president of the United States to reconsider the proposal to levy crossing fees at the Texas-Mexico border. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
SB 627 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob | et. al.
Relating to authorizing the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to negotiate an agreement with the appropriate authorities in Mexico for the exchange of certain Alamo and San Jacinto battle flags. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective immediately
SB 1633 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to requiring the approval of the Texas Transportation Commission before a political subdivision or private entity may construct or finance the construction of a bridge across the Rio Grande. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective immediately
SR 426 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Welcoming a delegation of eminent citizens from Mexico. Reported enrolled
HB 116 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to law enforcement efforts to prevent transportation of stolen vehicles and heavy equipment into Mexico and to prevent theft of vehicles and heavy equipment. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1817 73-0 (1993) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al. Relating to granting zoning and code authority in unincorporated areas by local option to counties located along the Texas-Mexico border; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 133 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry | et. al. Memorializing the Congress of the United States to take all necessary action to ensure that Interstate 69 will enter Texas at Joaquin and follow along the least congested and most feasible route between the Louisiana- Texas and Texas-Mexico borders. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 42 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a method to explore possibilities for compact agreements regarding trade and other matters with the United Mexican States and other foreign trade partners. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1879 72-0 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to improving relations with the United Mexican States and other foreign countries and rural economic development. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1925 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to approval of cooperative agreements with foreign institutions of higher education and reciprocal tuition rates for certain residents of Mexico. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 2579 72-0 (1991) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the use of toll revenues from bridges in counties bordering a river between Texas and Mexico. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2896 72-0 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard | et. al. Relating to entering into contracts with the United Mexican States for the construction, reconstruction, maintenance, or improvement of public roads and highways. House: State, Federal & International Relations Placed on General State Calendar
HCR 1 72-0 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Expressing support for border waste management program cooperation between the United States and Mexico. House: State, Federal & International Relations Received from the House
HCR 67 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study the relationship between Mexico and Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Federal & Intl. Relations
HCR 70 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Memorializing the Congress of the United States to give favorable consideration to establishing a free trade agreement between Mexico and the United States. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Federal & Intl. Relations
HCR 115 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al | et. al. Directing the Texas Education Agency to study the feasibility of working with Mexican border states to develop a joint teacher certification program to increase standards at primary and secondary levels in the border region. House: State, Federal & International Relations 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SCR 39 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roberto
Expressing support for the development of an international heritage corridor with Mexico and requesting the Governor to create by Executive Order a Task Force of the Texas Historical Commission, and the Texas Department of Highways and Public Transportation, Parks and Wildlife Department, and Texas Department of Commerce to collaborate with the Lower Rio Grande Heritage Project. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources Signed by the Governor
SR 844 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al. Creating a Special Interim Advisory Committee on Texas-Latin American Trade in the 1990's to study these issues and serve as a central repository for information on these matters. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
HCR 4 72-1 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Expressing support for border waste management program cooperation between the United States and Mexico. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Federal & Intl. Relations
HB 16 72-2 (1991) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to industrial development corporations created by certain municipalities in counties bordering Mexico. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 46 72-2 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to industrial development corporations created by certain municipalities in counties bordering Mexico. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HCR 16 72-4 (1992) Author: Cuellar, Renato Urging Governor Ann Richards to initiate discussion of mutual concerns involving the administration of judicial systems with the governors of Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon, Coahuila and Chihuahua. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1432 71-0 (1989) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a council to explore possibilities for compact agreements regarding trade and other matters with the bordering states of Mexico. House: State, Federal & International Relations No action taken in committee
HB 2972 71-0 (1989) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the office of Texas-Mexico health and environmental issues in the Texas Department of Health. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HCR 118 71-0 (1989) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Extending an invitation to the people of Mexico to join Texas in a relationship of mutual benefit. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SB 1030 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to the establishment of a council to explore possibilities for compact agreements regarding trade and other matters with the bordering states of Mexico. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HCR 9 71-4 (1990) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Inviting Mexico to join Texas in a relationship distinguished by friendship and commerce. House: State, Federal & International Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HR 50 71-4 (1990) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Inviting Mexico to join Texas in a relationship distinguished by friendship and commerce. House: State, Federal & International Relations Reported enrolled
HR 121 70-0 (1987) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Memorializing Congress to ensure that Mexican commercial vehicles are subject to safety standards and highway user fees comparable to those under which American carriers must operate.
SB 391 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the tuition at public senior colleges and universities for certain citizens of Mexico. Senate: Education Left as pending business in comm.
SB 392 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the establishment of a scholarship program for eligible citizens of Mexico and Central America. Senate: Education Left as pending business in comm.
SR 448 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector | et. al. Extending welcome to distinguished visitors from Mexico.
HCR 160 69-0 (1985) Author: Smithee, John Requesting the Republic of Mexico to loan to Texas, for purposes of its sesquicentennial ceremonies in 1986, the New Orleans Greys battle flag that flew over the Alamo in 1836. House: Cultural & Historical Resources Referred to Cultural & His. Resources
SCR 166 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Requesting the Republic of Mexico to loan the Alamo battle flag to Texas for display during the sesquicentennial. Senate: State Affairs Received from the Senate
SR 537 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Requesting Mexico to loan to Texas the New Orleans Grey battle flag that flew over the Alamo in 1836.
HR 26 69-3 (1986) Author: Moreno, Alex Congratulating the Republic of Mexico on its 165th Anniversary of Independence.
HB 2141 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to allocations to school districts affected by the devaluation of the Mexican peso. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1430 67-0 (1981) Author: Valles, Robert "Bob" Relating to the improvement or expansion of bridges that connect this state and the Republic of Mexico. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
SB 786 65-0 (1977) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the treaty between the United States of America and the United Mexican States on the execution of penal sentences; providing court's jurisdiction to approve and order transfer of Mexican nationals under the custody, constrictive custody, in confinement, or under restraint of the State of Texas to federal jurisdiction for purpose of transfer to United Mexican States; making other provisions relative to the implementation of the above treaty; providing a severability clause. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SR 160 65-0 (1977) Author: Traeger, John Requesting the Lieutenant Governor to appoint a Texas respresentative to accompany Mexico President Jose Lopez Portillo to Washington, D.C.
HB 823 63-0 (1973) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the importation of wild game birds, wild game animals, and other protected species of wildlife from the Republic of Mexico; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 953 63-0 (1973) Author: Sanchez, Henry Relating to providing an exemption from the state excise, sales, and use tax for tangible personal property manufactured in Mexico. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HR 244 63-0 (1973) Author: Murray, Menton J. Requesting the Alcoholic Beverage Commission to collect certain taxes due to the state regarding liquor and importation of same from Mexico.
SB 941 63-0 (1973) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Hall, Anthony
Relating to mutual fire protection agreements between a Texas border city and its corresponding border city in the Republic of Mexico and the duty status of a Texas fireman responding to a call for fire fighting assistance under the agreement. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HCR 20 62-4 (1972) Author: Niland, Tom
Sponsor: Christie, Joe
Requesting the president of the United States and the Department of State take steps to settle the obligation for confiscated property owed to the Stevens family by the government of Mexico.
SB 508 60-0 (1967) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to amending certain statutes by providing for temporary permits of motor vehicles transporting property between Mexico and counties of this state which have a boundary contiguous with Mexico.
HB 931 58-0 (1963) Author: Rodriguez, Lindsey Relating to the temporary registration in this state of commercial motor vehicles owned by citizens of another nation when such motor vehicles are temporarily operated on the public highways in certain counties of the State of Texas; providing a penalty.
HB 785 52-0 (1951) Author: Rutherford, James T. | et. al. Relating to providing that the State of Texas may enter into a compact with any other state of the United States or of the United Mexican States-with the consent and approval of the government of the United States-for mutual helpfulness in meeting any civil defense emergency or disaster; containing a saving clause.
SB 442 51-0 (1949) Author: Harris, Fred R. "Red" Relating to amending previous Acts, providing for payment of an annual occupation tax and other maintenance fees, charges and tax and other maintenance fees, charges and taxes by Mexican Insurance Companies writing automobile accident and other insurance coverage in the State of Texas effective only in the Republic of Mexico, and providing for the making of annual adapted reports; repealing all laws and parts of laws to the extent of any conflict.
HB 649 48-0 (1943) Author: Huffman, Calvin Combest "Cal" Relating to authorizing the Texas Highway Commission to exchange engineering employees with the Republic of Mexico for a period of six (6) months; providing a repealing clause.
HB 740 48-0 (1943) Author: Stinson, Jeff D. Relating to permitting insurance carriers organized and licensed under the laws of the Republic of Mexico, or any State thereof, to underwrite in the State of Texas automobile coverage, accident and other insurance risks upon persons and personal property while in the Republic of Mexico, prescribing the conditions to be complied with to enjoy such privileges; repealing all laws and parts of laws to the extent of conflict herewith; providing for severability.
SB 357 48-0 (1943) Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" | et. al. Relating to permitting insurance carriers organized and licensed under the laws of the Republic of Mexico, or any state thereof, to underwrite in the State of Texas automobile coverage, accident and other insurance risks upon persons and personal property while in the Republic of Mexico.

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