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HB 1173 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1213 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1406 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the asset management division of the General Land Office to sell real property to a federally recognized Indian tribe. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1450 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to designation of a governor's liaison for federally recognized Native American tribes. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1891 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a documented member of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas hunting certain deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4168 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to requirements for the court in permanency hearings for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services who are receiving transitional living services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 55 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 835 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to state collaboration with federally recognized Indian tribes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 880 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a documented member of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas hunting certain deer. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1758 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Chris
Relating to requirements for the court in permanency hearings for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services who are receiving transitional living services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 63 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to state collaboration with federally recognized Indian tribes. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 825 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to procedures for identifying any Native American heritage of children in certain hearings in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2316 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the authority of the asset management division of the General Land Office to sell real property to a federally recognized Indian tribe. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Considered in public hearing
HB 2859 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to the establishment of membership service credit by a member of the Employees Retirement System of Texas for employment with a tribal government. House: Pensions No action taken in committee
HJR 22 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 40 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 129 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe and the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas to conduct all forms of gaming on certain tribal land and requiring the tribes to annually pay five percent of net proceeds from gaming to the comptroller of public accounts for deposit in the general revenue fund. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HR 1843 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly Acknowledging regret for the trespasses of our predecessors against the Indigenous People, expressing respect for the cultures of the Indigenous People, honoring them for their stewardship and protection of this land, and committing to building an honest, constructive relationship and to forging a covenant with the Creator and all Indigenous People to work toward achieving the mutual goal of a society that advances opportunities for all citizens. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 2194 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly Welcoming the members of the Indigenous Nations and the Indigenous Cultures Institute on the occasion of their visit to the Capitol. Reported enrolled
SJR 34 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 51 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe and the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas to conduct all forms of gaming on certain tribal land and requiring the tribes to annually pay five percent of net proceeds from gaming to the comptroller of public accounts for deposit in the general revenue fund. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 174 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to creating American Indian Heritage Day. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 941 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to state collaboration with federally recognized Indian tribes. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 2603 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land; providing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2729 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3012 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HCR 127 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study the gaming industry in Texas. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 47 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 98 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 117 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 121 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 131 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 789 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties; authorizing fees. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1132 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to certain gaming conducted in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on tribal land. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1371 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 6 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes, and authorizing a limited state video lottery system to be operated at horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian tribal lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 36 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 37 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize the operation of video gaming in this state by persons and organizations licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on certain Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 40 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 45 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of certain gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on tribal land. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 64 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 2497 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to state collaboration with federally recognized Indian tribes. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2768 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribe to commission peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3575 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3576 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land and by licensed operators at horse and greyhound racetracks and licensed locations; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 28 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 111 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 113 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 133 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a federally recognized Indian tribe in a county along the Texas-Mexico international border to conduct certain gaming activity on certain tribal lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 147 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize and regulate the conduct of gaming in this state and authorizing the conduct of gaming by certain federally recognized Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 151 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 152 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land and by licensed operators at horse and greyhound racetracks and licensed locations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 588 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a documented member of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas hunting certain deer. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 1203 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to state collaboration with federally recognized Indian tribes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1378 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Otto, John | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribe to commission peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SJR 33 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 619 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to state acknowledgment of Native American tribes. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1308 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1595 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a documented member of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas hunting certain deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1724 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino and slot gaming in this state, the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission, and the powers and duties of the Texas Racing Commission; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2464 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to intergovernmental affairs between the State of Texas and federally recognized Indian tribes. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 4062 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to providing a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 5 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 70 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing and regulating slot machines and casino games by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide additional money to fund transportation in this state and to provide additional financial aid for higher education students. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 86 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that gambling or other gaming activity by federally recognized Indian tribes on tribal land is not prohibited by Texas law. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 87 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to treat recognized Indian tribes equally with regard to authorizing gambling or other gaming activity on tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 107 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to authorize and provide for regulating the conduct of gaming in this state and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 108 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a federally recognized Indian tribe in a county along the Texas-Mexico international border to conduct certain gaming activity on certain tribal lands. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 129 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on certain Indian lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 137 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize and regulate the conduct of gaming in this state in counties that by local option election approve the conduct of that gaming and authorizing the conduct of gaming by certain Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 2852 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Expressing support for efforts by the federal government to amend The Restoration Act, relating to certain Indian gaming prohibitions. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 1084 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino and slot gaming in this state, the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission, and the powers and duties of the Texas Racing Commission; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1262 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a documented member of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas hunting certain deer. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SJR 31 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing and regulating slot machines and casino games by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide additional money to fund transportation in this state and to provide additional financial aid for higher education students. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 54 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 10 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 971 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a documented member of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas hunting certain deer. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1405 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gambling activities in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2535 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the authority of federally recognized Indian tribes along the Texas-Mexico border to engage in bingo. House: Border & International Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2662 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy Relating to a review by the commissioner of education of the accountability ratings of certain school districts and open-enrollment charter schools under certain circumstances. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3326 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HB 3335 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gaming and other gambling activities authorized by law in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HB 3351 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of casino gaming and other gambling activities in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HJR 10 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting recognized Indian tribes to conduct gambling or other gaming activity on certain tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 14 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to permit certain recognized Indian tribes to conduct gambling or other gaming activity on certain tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 15 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to treat recognized Indian tribes equally with regard to authorizing gambling or other gaming activity on tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 58 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to authorize casino gaming, to authorize the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, licensed casino operators, and recognized Indian tribes, and to regulate the locations at which casino gaming may be conducted, and establishing a higher education trust fund from state gaming revenues to pay tuition and fees for the postsecondary education of Texas high school graduates. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 63 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at certain racetracks and on Indian lands to provide additional money to fund governmental programs. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 98 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games by licensed racetrack operators and certain Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HJR 99 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing video lottery games at certain racetracks and on Indian lands, authorizing the regulation of gaming to provide additional money to fund governmental programs, and regulating the locations at which gambling may be conducted in this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HJR 100 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing video lottery games and casino gaming at certain racetracks, at certain tourist destination locations, and on Indian lands to provide additional money to fund governmental programs and regulating the locations at which gambling may be conducted in this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
SB 869 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a documented member of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas hunting certain deer. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 882 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to authorizing certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization on tribal land. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1806 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 33 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting recognized Indian tribes to conduct gambling or other gaming activity on certain tribal land. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 45 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to authorize the operation of limited casino gaming by licensed operators and recognized Indian tribes and to authorize the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators and recognized Indian tribes, requiring the legislature to create a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state, and establishing a higher education trust fund from state gaming revenues to pay tuition and fees for the postsecondary education of Texas high school graduates. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 9 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gaming in this state; appropriating money; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 179 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to artifacts recovered from Native American burial sites. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1417 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1562 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the authority of a local government to enter into an interlocal contract with a federally recognized Indian tribe. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2797 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to authorizing certain nonprofit organizations organized by recognized Indian tribes to conduct bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3230 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state, the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, and the regulation of gaming in this state; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3333 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the sale or transfer of interest of real property to certain federally recognized Indian tribes. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HJR 3 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of the state by persons licensed to conduct wagering on horse or greyhound races and by recognized Indian tribes and prohibiting the operation of other gambling devices. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 4 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands and authorizing casino gaming in this state. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 5 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games and the operation of other games of chance to supplement the video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian lands. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1327 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the establishment, oversight, and operation of video lottery terminals owned by Indian tribes on Indian lands; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 34 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Memorializing Congress to recognize the Lipan Apache Band of Texas as a federally acknowledged Indian tribe. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 32 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games by certain Indian tribes on Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 34 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 5 79-1 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 58 79-1 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state to provide additional money to fund public education and other governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of other gambling activities in this state; appropriating money; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 18 79-1 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at certain racetracks and on Indian lands to provide additional money to fund public education and other governmental programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 46 79-1 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to authorizing the state to operate video lottery at racetracks, to the operation of video lottery by certain Indian tribes, and to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 76 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to authorizing certain nonprofit organizations organized by recognized Indian tribes to conduct bingo. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3 79-2 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to property tax relief and protection of taxpayers, certain taxes, fees, and property, and other matters relating to the financing of public schools; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 34 79-2 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to authorizing the state to operate video lottery at racetracks, to the operation of video lottery by certain Indian tribes, and to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 162 79-3 (2006) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the operation of video lottery games as part of the state lottery in municipalities or counties in which the voters have approved the operation of the games and by certain Indian tribes on Indian land; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 37 79-3 (2006) Author: Pickett, Joseph Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize the operation of video lottery games in counties or municipalities in which the voters have approved the operation of the games and by certain Indian tribes on Indian land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 809 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 929 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the protection of certain unmarked burials and associated human remains or funerary objects and to the creation of certain offenses concerning unmarked burials; providing criminal penalties. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HB 1434 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to artifacts recovered from Native American burial sites. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1651 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to creating the position of Native American liaison. House: Border and International Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2159 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to a documented member of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas hunting certain deer. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 301 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to creating the position of Native American liaison. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1146 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to state acknowledgment of Native American tribes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1446 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. Filed
SJR 7 78-4 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games in this state. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 514 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to a defense to certain gambling-related offenses for gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1997 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the protection of certain unmarked burials and associated human remains or funerary objects and to the creation of certain offenses concerning unmarked burials; providing criminal penalties. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 2029 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the application of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act to employment by an Indian tribe. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2394 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the protection of certain unmarked burials and associated human remains or funerary objects; providing criminal penalties. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 2967 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to gaming activities by certain Indian tribes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 253 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to a defense to certain gambling-related offenses for gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 472 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the protection of certain unmarked burials and associated human remains or funerary objects and to the creation of certain offenses concerning unmarked burials; providing criminal penalties. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
SB 1406 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to conducting a study to determine the need for a commission on Native American affairs. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 321 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the creation of and punishment for an offense concerning American Indian burial remains and funerary objects. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 463 70-0 (1987) Author: Perez, Nicolas Relating to the transfer of certain trust responsibilities and trust lands of the Alabama-Coushatta and Tigua Indian tribes to the United States Department of the Interior based on the restoration of the federal trust relationship with those tribes. House: State Affairs Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 2264 70-0 (1987) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to the sale of Indian arts and crafts and turquoise; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
SB 609 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Guerrero, Lena
Relating to the creation of and criminal and civil penalties for an offense concerning American Indian burial remains and funerary objects. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 610 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Perez, Nicolas
Relating to the transfer of certain trust responsibilities and trust lands of the Alabama-Coushatta and Tigua Indian tribes to the United States Department of the Interior based on the restoration of the federal trust relationship with those tribes. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 1228 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to the sale of American Indian arts and crafts and turquoise; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1374 69-0 (1985) Author: Harrison, Dudley
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the powers, duties, and membership of the Texas Indian Commission, the authority of the tribal council of the Texas Band of Kickapoo Indians, and the tax-exempt status of sales made by or to that band. House: Cultural & Historical Resources
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 200 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the composition of the Texas Indian Commission. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources Referred to Committee on Cultural and Historical Resources
HB 201 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the composition of the Texas Indian Commission. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources Referred to Committee on Cultural and Historical Resources
HB 202 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the functions of the Texas Indian Commission. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1263 68-0 (1983) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the powers and status of the Tribal Councils and tribal businesses of the Alabama-Coushatta and the Tigua Indian Tribes. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1265 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the powers and status of the tribal councils and tribal businesses of the Alabama-Coushatta and the Tigua Indian Tribes; prescribing exemptions from the Sales, Excise and Use Tax. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Cultural and Historical Resources
HB 130 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the functions of the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 184 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to composition of the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 185 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the composition of the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 250 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to an increase in the membership of the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Agencies and Licensing
HB 253 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the composition of the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Agencies and Licensing
HB 255 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the functions of the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Agencies and Licensing
HB 1002 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the composition of the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1003 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to an increase in the membership of the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1611 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the Texas Indian Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HR 101 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Relating to directing the Committee on State Affairs to conduct and interim study of the Texas Indian Commission, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and all programs available to Texas Indians. House: State Affairs
SB 168 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: McBee, Susan Gurley
Relating to the state's trust responsibility respecting Texas Indians; relating to recognition of an assistance to the Kickapoo Indians of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 38 64-0 (1975) Author: Johnson, Eddie Changing the name and composition of the Commission for Indian Affairs. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 40 64-0 (1975) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the membership of the Commission for Indian Affairs. House: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 393 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Luther
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the state's trust responsibility respecting Texas Indians. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
SB 101 64-0 (1975) Author: Santiesteban, H. Amending and reenacting Chapter 279, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965, as amended (Article 5421z, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), relating to the state's trust responsibility respecting Texas Indians. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 672 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the membership of the Commission for Indian Affairs. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 707 64-0 (1975) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the membership of the Commission for Indian Affairs. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1293 63-0 (1973) Author: Temple, Arthur "Buddy" Relating to state's trust responsibility respecting Texas Indians. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Reported favorably
HB 1528 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to the membership of the Texas Commission for Indian Affairs, amending Article 5421z, Subchapter A, Section 2, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 654 62-0 (1971) Author: Hannah, John H. Relating to residential leases of certain Indian land to members of the Alabama and Coushatta Tribes.
SB 963 62-0 (1971) Author: Christie, Joe
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H. Tati
Relating to the authority of the Tribal Council of the Tigua Indian Community to issue revenue bonds and other evidences of indebtedness and to dispose of certain revenues.
SB 969 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles
Sponsor: Hannah, John H.
Relating to residential leases of certain Indian land to members of the Alabama and Coushatta Tribes.
HB 1422 61-0 (1969) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to authorizing the Commission for Indian Affairs to accept or acquire lands, easements and other properties by gifts, grants, and otherwise, for the purpose of preserving and using historic sites and related properties within the county in which an Indian Reservation is located, and to develop same as tourist attractions.
SB 806 61-0 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to authorizing the Commission for Indian Affairs, in addition to its other powers and authority, to accept or acquire lands, easements and other properties by gifts, grants, and otherwise, for the purpose of preserving and using historic sites and related properties within the county in which an Indian Reservation is located, and to develop same as tourist attractions; granting authority to the Commission to issue revenue bonds and other evidences of indebtedness for such purposes payable solely from revenues and without creating a debt against the State; providing for pledge of such revenue income and properties to secure the payment of revenue bonds and other evidences of indebtedness; authorizing the Commission to lease or grant concessions with respect to the operations of such properties; providing for the disbursement and use of profits therefrom.
HB 654 60-0 (1967) Author: Scoggins, Ralph "Skip" | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute relating to the Commission for Indian Affairs.
HB 888 60-0 (1967) Author: Scoggins, Ralph "Skip" | et. al. Relating to transfer of trust responsibilities concerning the Tigua Indians.
HB 1207 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to use of convict labor on the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation.
HB 1223 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to Maturity of Bonds issued by the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation.
HB 1096 59-0 (1965) Author: Lack, D. Emmett | et. al. Relating to the supervision, management, and financing of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation.
SB 528 59-0 (1965) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to the supervision, management, and financing of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation.
HB 409 56-0 (1959) Author: Hooks, J. C. Relating to the leasing for oil, gas, and other mineral purposes of one thousand, two hundred and eighty (1,280) acres of land owned by the Alabama and Coushatta Tribes of Texas.
HB 145 39-0 (1925) Author: Kinnear, James W. Relating to providing for the claims of the Texas-Cherokee Indians and their associate bands, for certain lands in East Texas ceded them by the Republic of Texas. House: Public Lands and Buildings

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