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HB 240 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the occurrence on certain premises of certain activities that may constitute a common nuisance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 256 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the authority of a city attorney to seek an injunction to abate a common nuisance under the Alcoholic Beverage Code. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 715 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the occurrence on certain premises of certain activities that may constitute a common nuisance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2288 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to regulation of the sale of fireworks by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2359 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to common nuisances. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2631 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the remedies available to a person to abate a public nuisance in a municipality. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2770 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the declaration of a common nuisance involving a computer network or web address. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 3763 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to common nuisances. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1196 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the declaration of a common nuisance involving a computer network or web address. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1829 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to common nuisances. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 262 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to liability of an owner, lessee, or occupant of land that allows land to be used as a community garden. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 819 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the definition of a public health nuisance; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1643 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to abatement of public nuisances on certain undeveloped land; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2529 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to regulation of the sale of fireworks by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1019 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to abatement of public nuisances on undeveloped land in the unincorporated area of a county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1593 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to regulation of the sale of fireworks by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1652 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to liability of an owner, lessee, or occupant of land that allows land to be used as a community garden. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1932 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to regulating faulty on-site sewage disposal systems in the unincorporated areas of a county as a public nuisance; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2438 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the authority of a county to assess costs and fees relating to the abatement of a nuisance on real property against certain persons. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2502 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the authority of a municipality to require owners of real property to keep the property free of certain conditions. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3320 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to certain taking claims against certain governmental entities. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
SB 634 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Collier, Nicole
Relating to regulating faulty on-site sewage disposal systems in the unincorporated areas of a county as a public nuisance; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 819 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the disposal of demolition waste from abandoned or nuisance buildings by certain local governments. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 837 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the authority of a municipality to require owners of real property to keep the property free of certain conditions. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 289 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 407 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the grounds for a hearing concerning action on certain alcoholic beverage permits and licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Calendars
HB 1132 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the time permitted for the abatement of a public nuisance. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1376 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the definition of a junked vehicle for purposes of abatement of a public nuisance. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1622 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to suits to enjoin gang activity that constitutes a public nuisance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2013 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the disposal of demolition waste from abandoned or nuisance buildings in certain areas. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2268 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to compliance with state and federal environmental permits. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3802 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to liability of certain public utilities that allow certain uses of land that the public utility owns, occupies, or leases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 195 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 875 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Relating to compliance with state and federal environmental permits as a defense to certain actions for nuisance or trespass. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1258 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the disposal of demolition waste from abandoned or nuisance buildings in certain areas. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1793 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to liability of certain public utilities that allow recreational use of land that the public utility owns, occupies, or leases. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1814 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the time permitted for the abatement of a public nuisance. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 123 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 459 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to county abatement and regulation of nuisances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 736 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain counties to regulate nuisances. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 895 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the time in which a person must abate an animal carcass nuisance. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1413 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the definition of a junked vehicle for purposes of abatement of a public nuisance. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2683 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to an activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2732 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to the regulation of barking dogs by certain counties as a nuisance. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3096 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to authorizing the regulation of nuisances in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 4120 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to an odor nuisance ordinance enacted by a municipality. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 551 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to civil liability for criminal street gang activity that violates a court-ordered injunction. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 709 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Relating to activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1307 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to activities that constitute common nuisance. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1871 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the management of volunteer and other noncommercial cotton in pest management zones. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 2161 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to an activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 408 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the regulation of barking dogs by certain counties as a nuisance. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 812 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the remedies available to a person to abate a public nuisance in a municipality. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1093 80-0 (2007) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the offense of funeral service disruption. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1147 80-0 (2007) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to erecting certain signs on certain rights-of-way; providing penalties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1225 80-0 (2007) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the regulation of roosters by certain counties as a nuisance. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1368 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to maintaining or participating in a public nuisance. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1407 80-0 (2007) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to certain swimming pools as public nuisances in the unincorporated areas of counties. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1551 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to remedies for common nuisances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3581 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to county authority to abate nuisances. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 521 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the offense of funeral service disruption. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 680 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to certain swimming pools as public nuisances in the unincorporated areas of counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1437 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to the enforcement of municipal building and safety ordinances by occupants of the buildings; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 68 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to public nuisance actions involving criminal street gangs. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 427 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the remedies available to a person to abate a nuisance in a municipality. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 599 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to erecting or maintaining certain outdoor signs or advertising; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Record vote
HB 663 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the regulation of barking dogs by certain counties as a nuisance. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 869 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to common nuisances. House: Civil Practices Subcommittee members named
HB 892 79-0 (2005) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to certain swimming pools as public nuisances in unincorporated areas of certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1240 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to maintenance of a common nuisance on the property of a condominium owners' association. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1287 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to county abatement of a public nuisance. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1690 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to common nuisance. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1985 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for maintaining a public nuisance that is a junked vehicle. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2086 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to abatement of certain nuisances; providing a penalty. House: Civil Practices Subcommittee members named
HB 2097 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the authority of a home-rule municipality to prohibit public nuisances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2532 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to private nuisance actions. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HR 2258 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1690. Reported enrolled
SB 342 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Zedler, Bill
Relating to the regulation of swimming pools in the unincorporated areas of certain counties as a public nuisance. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1238 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to the creation of a public nuisance by the failure to properly maintain a drainage easement. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SR 1093 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1690. Reported enrolled
HB 66 79-3 (2006) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to prohibiting certain disruptions at a funeral service; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 97 79-3 (2006) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to prohibiting certain disruptions at a funeral service; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 14 79-3 (2006) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to prohibiting certain disruptions at a funeral service; creating an offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
HB 378 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the remedies available to a person to abate a public nuisance in a municipality. House: Civil Practices Considered in Calendars
HB 446 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to standing water as a nuisance. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1962 78-0 (2003) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the Transportation Code. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2182 78-0 (2003) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to common and public nuisances and the creation of and allocation of money from a nuisance abatement fund. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2538 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to activity of a criminal street gang that constitutes a public nuisance. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2813 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to public and common nuisances; providing a penalty. House: Civil Practices Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3528 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to civil actions for public nuisances. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
SB 185 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to standing water as a nuisance. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1010 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Relating to public and common nuisances; providing a penalty. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1100 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the regulation of nuisance odors emanating from municipal solid waste landfill facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Posting rule suspended
HB 848 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in a suit to abate a common or public nuisance. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 862 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the remedies available to a person to abate a public nuisance in a municipality. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1833 77-0 (2001) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to local enforcement of certain health and safety statutes and ordinances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2092 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the abatement of public nuisances in counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2270 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the jurisdiction of municipal courts of record over health and safety and nuisance abatement ordinances. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3402 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to activity of a criminal street gang that constitutes a public nuisance. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
SB 1544 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to local enforcement of certain health and safety statutes and ordinances. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1631 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to regulate nuisances. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1709 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to activity of a criminal street gang that constitutes a public nuisance. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 479 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to county regulation of public nuisances. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1135 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the remedies available to a person to abate a public nuisance in a municipality. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1159 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to county regulation of public nuisances. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1262 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the liability of certain persons for injury to others resulting from the criminal act of a third party. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2026 76-0 (1999) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to allowing certain local law enforcement officers to declare a premises a public nuisance. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2399 76-0 (1999) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to the liability in relation to and regulation of the ownership, operation, and use of sport shooting ranges. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2419 76-0 (1999) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to declaring a junked motor vehicle a nuisance. House: County Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3378 76-0 (1999) Author: George, Kenn Relating to the remedies available in a suit to abate a public nuisance. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3576 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to public nuisance in certain counties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 56 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to abatement of common nuisances. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 688 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to declaring a junked motor vehicle a nuisance. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 833 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate public nuisances. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 67 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to common nuisances and the investigation and abatement of those nuisances by the attorney general; making an appropriation. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 459 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to penalties for violation of certain nuisance and sanitation laws. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 525 75-0 (1997) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the right to conduct agricultural operations and to complaints, including nuisance actions and other nuisance complaints, against agricultural operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1270 75-0 (1997) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to allowing certain local law enforcement officers to declare a premises a public nuisance. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1271 75-0 (1997) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to junked vehicles and the civil and criminal consequences of maintaining a public nuisance that consists of a junked vehicle. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1927 75-0 (1997) Author: Zbranek, Zeb | et. al. Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain nuisance actions and participation in the enforcement of environmental laws. House: Civil Practices Considered in Calendars
SB 642 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Relating to abatement of common nuisances. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 891 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to common nuisances and the investigation and abatement of those nuisances by the attorney general; making an appropriation. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1821 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to nuisance actions under the civil practices and remedies code, authorizing the recovery of attorney's fees and providing for participation in the enforcement of environmental laws. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1164 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to civil actions to abate certain nuisances. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1512 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to provisions governing common nuisances and the authority conferred on the attorney general, amending provisions of the Civil Practice and Remedies Code, the Code of Criminal Procedure, and the Government Code; and making an appropriation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1965 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to regulation of nuisances by a home rule municipality. House: Land and Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 2042 74-0 (1995) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to civil remedies for certain nuisances. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2097 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the power of a municipality to abate certain nuisances that are dangerous to the public health or safety; creating a civil penalty. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 595 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the authority of counties to abate a public nuisance on certain property and assess costs of abatement. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1198 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the power of a municipality to abate certain nuisances, including substandard buildings, that are dangerous to the public health or safety; creating a civil penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1210 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to provisions governing common nuisances and the authority conferred on the attorney general, amending provisions of the Civil Practice and Remedies Code, the Code of Criminal Procedure, and the Government Code; and making an appropriation. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 186 73-0 (1993) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al. Relating to civil remedies for certain public nuisances. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 2580 73-0 (1993) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the abatement of public nuisances in counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 356 72-0 (1991) Author: Martin, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the abatement of public nuisances in counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 646 72-0 (1991) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the use or maintenance of certain places for acts of public lewdness as a public or common nuisance. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SB 509 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene | et. al. Relating to the abatement of public nuisances in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 547 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the authority of certain counties to abate public nuisances. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 32 71-2 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the authority of certain counties to abate public nuisances. House: County Affairs Meeting canceled
SB 47 71-2 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the abatement of public nuisances in certain counties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 15 71-3 (1990) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the authority of certain counties to abate public nuisances. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 282 70-0 (1987) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authorization of a public hearing to discuss the abatement of public nuisances on premises in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 982 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to common and public nuisances; providing a penalty. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1155 70-0 (1987) Author: Betts, Weldon Relating to neighborhood nuisance abatement. House: County Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1341 70-0 (1987) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the abatement of public nuisances in unincorporated areas by certain counties; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
SB 417 70-0 (1987) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to maintaining a common or public nuisance; providing for remedies and penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 548 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to suits to enjoin public nuisances; providing a penalty. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Pending in committee
SB 549 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to injunction of common nuisances and forfeiture of bond. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Pending in committee
SB 1055 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Betts, Weldon
Relating to the abatement of public nuisances in certain counties; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1395 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Relating to statement of costs incurred by cities, towns, and villages for nuisance abatement. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
HB 58 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to injunctions of common nuisances. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Returned from Senate as amended
HB 59 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to injunctions of public nuisances; providing a penalty. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1172 69-0 (1985) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the authorizing of a public hearing to discuss the abatement of nuisances on premises in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Record vote
HB 40 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to injunctions of public nuisances; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken
HB 41 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to injunctions of common nuisances. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Postponed
HB 1817 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to injunctions of public nuisances. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 1818 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to injunctions of common nuisances. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 1767 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to injunctions to abate public nuisances. House: Business & Industry Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 831 65-0 (1977) Author: Smith, Carlyle Relating to the definition of "junked vehicle"; providing punishment by court fine not to exceed $200 for those who do not abate public nuisances. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 433 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Smith, Carlyle
Relating to the definition of "junked vehicle" and a provision in a city or county procedures for complaints in connection with maintaining a nuisance and imposition of penalties for violations. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
HB 227 64-0 (1975) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to investigations of nuisance telephone calls. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 753 64-0 (1975) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to venue in negligence suits. House: Judiciary Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2186 64-0 (1975) Author: Lary, Camm
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to the authority of a city attorney to bring suit to enjoin public nuisances. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 290 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Enabling certain home-rules cities to appoint an environmental health officer to enforce nuisance abatement. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 day bill
HB 357 62-0 (1971) Author: Johnson, Jake
Sponsor: Kennard, Don
Relating to declaring prairie dogs to be a public nuisance.
SB 428 61-0 (1969) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas by increasing the maximum penalty for certain nuisances from a fine of One Hundred Dollars to a fine of One Thousand Dollars.
HB 589 54-0 (1955) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Relating to declaring any vehicle or structure parked or placed wholly or partly within any highway under the jurisdiction of the Texas Highway Commission for the purpose of selling the name or of selling therefrom or therein, any article or thing, to be a nuisance and authorizing the Texas Highway Department to immediately remove such vehicle or structure from within such highway; fixing the penalty for such violation.
HB 790 54-0 (1955) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to amending the Penal Code by prohibiting the conduct of trades, businesses or occupations or the maintenance of processes, conditions, or substances which are injurious to the health of those who reside in the vicinity.
HB 650 49-0 (1945) Author: Voigt, Frank B. Relating to making it unlawful to operate motor boats without mufflers on their motors, or to operate motor boats without having the mufflers on their motors silenced, within one-half (1/2) mile of any private residence within this State; fixing penalties.
HB 863 47-0 (1941) Author: Montgomery, Sr., William Calvin | et. al. Relating to declaring the location of feed pens for certain livestock or slaughter pens within five hundred (500) feet of a cemetery is a nuisance in certain counties; providing for injunction; enacting provisions relative to old, abandoned and neglected cemeteries; providing for the removal of bodies.
HB 605 46-0 (1939) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal describing a common nuisance.
HB 483 45-0 (1937) Relating to further defining a nuisance and providing for the punishment of certain persons and peace officers and organizations who knowingly permit and accept receipts from any contest enumerated and referred to in said Chapter 62.
SB 38 43-2 (1934) Relating to regulating the conducting in public competition for prizes, awards, or admission fees, any personal, physical or mental endurance contests; prescribing the penalties for violation of this Act.
HB 20 38-2 (1923) Author: Abney, Cary M. Relating to providing that certain places to which people resort for board or lodging or commonly congregate for business or pleasure, and which place repeatedly permits employees or guests to make, sell or give away intoxicating liquor, or permits parties to drink intoxicating liquors to excess, or permits gambling or prostitution, shall be declared a nuisance to be abated by the courts
HB 568 37-0 (1921) Author: Hendricks, Homer Relating to and providing remedies for nuisances.
SB 355 36-0 (1919) Author: Dean, William Luther | et. al. Relating to declaring to be creators and promoters of a public nuisance, being any person who is the proprietor of any place of public amusement, who shall permit his place of business, or place of public amusement to be opened for the purpose of traffic of the public amusement on Sunday; declaring that such may be enjoined at the suit of either the Attorney General, the County or District Attorney in behalf of the State. Senate: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 133 34-0 (1915) Author: Biggers, Don Hampton | et. al. Relating to declaring prairie dogs a public nuisance and to provide for their destruction.
HB 171 33-0 (1913) Author: Ridgell, Thomas B. Relating to making it unlawful for any person to throw or deposit any glass bottle, glass, nails, tacks, hoops, wire, cans or any other substance in a public road, street or alley likely to injure any person, animal, automobile or vehicle, and to provide a punishment for the violation of this Act.
HB 682 33-0 (1913) Author: Jordan, Harry Phillip Relating to regulating the blowing of whistles by locomotives and factories, providing for the establishment and operation of gates by railway companies at all street crossing in cities over 10,000 population, providing penalties.
HB 844 33-0 (1913) Author: Ussery, J. W. | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful for anyone to dance in any public place or to permit the same to be danced at a place owned or leased by himself, any dance commonly known as the "bunny hug", "grizzly bear", or other obscene or eccentric dance; prescribing penalties.
HB 874 33-0 (1913) Author: Oliver, George F. Relating an act to enjoin and abate houses of lewdness, assignation and prostitution, to declare the same to be nuisances, and to assess a tax against the person maintain said nuisance.

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