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HB 884 84-0 (2015) Author: Phelan, Dade
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the abolishment of the Orange County child support office and to the divorce and contempt fees paid in Orange County. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1979 84-0 (2015) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to a bag limit exemption for certain participants in certain fishing tournaments in Chambers, Jefferson, Galveston, Hardin, Newton, and Orange Counties; authorizing a fee. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
SB 372 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the abolishment of the Orange County child support office and to the divorce and contempt fees paid in Orange County. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3557 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamilton, Mike | et. al. Relating to the county courts at law in Orange County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1552 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the creation and composition of certain county courts at law. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
HB 2579 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to annexation and incorporation procedures relating to certain unincorporated communities in certain counties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 77 72-0 (1991) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to a court administrator system in Orange County. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 3154 71-0 (1989) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the terms of commissioners of the Orange County Navigation and Port District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1742 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the liability of pilots rendering pilot services to or from ports located in Jefferson County or Orange County. House: Transportation
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1800 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the terms of commissioners of the Orange County Navigation and Port District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HR 31 70-0 (1987) Author: Lewis, Ron Honoring Orange County.
SB 1340 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Orange County and to the County Court at Law of Orange County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 67 70-2 (1987) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the acquisition of certain property by the Orange County Navigation and Port District and the provision of certain projects and facilities on that property. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
SB 29 70-2 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the acquisition by the Orange County Navigation and Port District and the provision of certain projects and facilities on that property. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1098 69-0 (1985) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the composition of the Orange County Juvenile Board. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HR 10 69-0 (1985) Author: Lewis, Ron Honoring Orange County.
SB 1473 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the compensation and travel reimbursement for the governing body of the Orange County Navigation and Port District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1250 68-0 (1983) Author: Peveto, Wayne
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the election, terms of office, and compensation of directors of the Orange County Drainage District of Orange County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 480 67-0 (1981) Author: Peveto, Wayne
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the compensation of the judges of the district courts in Orange County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 481 67-0 (1981) Author: Peveto, Wayne
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the compensation and duties of the Orange County Juvenile Board, and making provisions for the juvenile court and the Orange County Child Support office, and providing for certain services relating to children. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HR 25 67-0 (1981) Author: Peveto, Wayne Extending best wishes to the citizens of Orange County.
SB 1016 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Crawford, Bo
Relating to authority to establish a foreign trade zone in the Port Arthur Customs District. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SR 154 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl Extending congratulations to "Orange County on Orange County Day".
HB 1163 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike Relating to the creation of a judicial districts composed of Jefferson County and a judicial district composed of Orange County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
HB 2133 65-0 (1977) Author: Peveto, Wayne
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the compensation of the directors of the Orange County Drainage District of Orange County, Texas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
SB 1203 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the creation of the 281st Judicial District composed of Orange County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 1309 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Carl Authorizing the Texas Employment Commission to sell and convey certain land located in the city of Orange, Orange County, Texas; prescribing the procedures, terms, and conditions of sale; disposition of the proceeds. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
SR 64 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Carl Extending congratulations to Orange County.
HB 1554 64-0 (1975) Author: Peveto, Wayne
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Relating to the southern boundary of Orange County. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 1583 63-0 (1973) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to the abolition of the county school superintendent in Orange County; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Reported favorably
HB 1645 63-0 (1973) Author: Peveto, Wayne
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Relating to the salaries of commissioners and elections held in the Orange County Navigation and Port District; amending Sections 10 and 17, Chapter 370, Acts of the 53rd Legislature, Regular Session, 1953, as amended; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 584 62-0 (1971) Author: Haynes, Clyde
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Relating to the compensation of the court reporter of the County Court of Law of Orange County.
HB 788 62-0 (1971) Author: Haynes, Clyde Relating to exempting from the licensing provisions of the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act certain boats in the coastal waters of Orange or Jefferson Counties.
HB 789 62-0 (1971) Author: Haynes, Clyde Relating to the payment of certain fees by parties in family law matters in Orange County.
HB 1596 62-0 (1971) Author: Haynes, Clyde
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Relating to adding to the jurisdiction of the County Court at Law of Orange County.
HB 1733 62-0 (1971) Author: Haynes, Clyde
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Relating to the method, number, and seasons for taking shrimp from that part of Lake Sabine that is in Orange County; providing penalties.
HB 1753 62-0 (1971) Author: Haynes, Clyde Relating to the compensation of the official shorthand reporters of the 16th and 158th Judicial Districts.
HB 1765 62-0 (1971) Author: Haynes, Clyde
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district known as "Tiger Lake Utility District of Orange County, Texas," declaring district a governmental agency, body politic and corporate.
SB 594 62-0 (1971) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to repealing statutes and creating a Court of Domestic Relations in and for Orange County.
SB 595 62-0 (1971) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to amending statutes relating to payments of certain fees by parties in family law matters in Orange County, duties of Orange County Juvenile Board and juvenile probation officer.
SB 625 62-0 (1971) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to the Orange County Juvenile Board and the Juvenile Probation Department.
HB 500 61-0 (1969) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to the establishment of the Orange County Juvenile Board and the Juvenile Probation Department.
HB 1339 61-0 (1969) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to the salary of the judge of the County Court at Law of Orange County.
SB 227 61-0 (1969) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to the establishment of the Orange County Juvenile Board and the Juvenile Probation Department; providing for the powers and duties of the board and the department.
SB 687 61-0 (1969) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to providing for the procedures to be followed by certain commissioners of pilots in fixing rates of pilotage and removing the statutory ceiling on such rates in the ports of Galveston, Orange and Jefferson Counties, Texas.
SB 786 61-0 (1969) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to providing for the procedures to be followed by certain commissioners of pilots in fixing rates of pilotage and removing in the statutory ceiling on such rates in the ports of Orange and Jefferson Counties.
SB 789 61-0 (1969) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to the salary of the judge of the County Court at Law of Orange County.
HB 1285 60-0 (1967) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to the creation, establishment, maintenance, and operation of the Orange County Airport Authority.
SB 565 60-0 (1967) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to the creation, establishment, maintenance, and operation of the Orange County Airport Authority.
SCR 74 60-0 (1967)
HB 486 59-0 (1965) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to the possession of shrimp in certain waters, lawfully taken from the waters of another state; amending the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act.
HB 743 59-0 (1965) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to the regulatory authority of the Game and Fish Commission over the taking of shrimp in Orange and Jefferson counties; repealing certain Acts.
HB 790 59-0 (1965) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to creating the County Court at Law of Orange County.
HB 1044 59-0 (1965) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to validating Orange County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conservation and reclamation district validating the addition of lands to such District and the boundaries thereof.
HB 692 58-0 (1963) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to creating a permanent judicial district to be known as the 176th Judicial District of Texas, composed of Orange County.
HB 971 58-0 (1963) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Orange County Drainage District of Orange County, Texas."
HB 1005 58-0 (1963) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to establishing a maximum salary which may be paid out of the General Fund of Orange County to the 128th Judicial District Judge of such district.
HB 1043 58-0 (1963) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Game and Fish Commission to regulate the taking of shrimp from the coastal waters of Orange and Jefferson Counties, and to regulate the sale, transportation, possession and other handling thereof; prescribing procedures; providing for enforcement; providing a penalty for violation of such rules and regulations.
HB 1044 58-0 (1963) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act, making it lawful to transport in the coastal waters of Orange and Jefferson Counties, under certain conditions, any trawl or equipment lawfully used in waters of another state.
SB 440 58-0 (1963) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of Orange County to pay the District Judge of the 128th Judicial District compensation in addition to the compensation paid by the state.
SB 467 58-0 (1963) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to amending the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act by making it lawful to transport in certain Texas coastal waters, under certain conditions, any trawl or equipment lawfully used in the waters of another state or foreign nation.
SB 468 58-0 (1963) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to authorizing the Game and Fish Commission to regulate the taking of shrimp from the coastal waters of Orange and Jefferson Counties, and to regulate the sale, transportation, possession and other handling thereof; providing a penalty for violation of such rules and regulations.
HB 606 57-0 (1961) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to creating a permanent judicial district court to be known as the 148th Judicial Court of Texas, composed of Orange County.
HB 647 57-0 (1961) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to amending a certain Act relating to Orange County Navigation and Port District of Orange County, Texas, and the governing board thereof.
HB 1129 57-0 (1961) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to constituting a local law for the maintenance of the public roads and highways in Orange County.
SB 476 57-0 (1961) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to constituting a local law for the maintenance of the public roads and highways in Orange County; authorizing the County to issue certificates of indebtedness for the purpose of construction improvements to the public roads within said County and of acquiring right of way for designated State Highways, Federal Highways, and county roads.
HB 69 57-1 (1961) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to Orange County Navigation and Port District of Orange County, Texas; amending a certain Act relating to the date and manner of election and terms of office of Commissioners of the District.
SB 25 57-1 (1961) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the powers, rights, privileges and functions of the Orange County Navigation and Port District; relating to the authority of the Board of Commissioners to fix rates of pilotage and the liability of certain vessels under certain circumstances for the payment of pilotage.
HB 27 57-3 (1962) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to closing the season for hunting alligators in Orange County, Texas; providing a penalty for violation.
HB 113 57-3 (1962) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to creating a permanent Judicial District Court to be known as the 148th Judicial Court of Texas, composed of Orange County.
HB 396 55-0 (1957) Author: Dugas, Jr., Louis Relating to amending certain Acts relating to Orange County Navigation and Port District of Orange County, Texas.
SB 212 55-0 (1957) Author: Fuller, Jep S. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to Orange County Navigation and Port District of Orange County, Texas.
HB 582 54-0 (1955) Author: Dugas, Jr., Louis Relating to providing for a closed season on deer in Orange County and Galveston County for a period of five years; providing a penalty.
HB 887 54-0 (1955) Author: Dugas, Jr., Louis Relating to validating Orange County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; validating the creation order, confirmation election, bond election, and proceedings in connection therewith; validating the bonds authorized at said election.
SB 400 54-0 (1955) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to validating Orange County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; validating the creation order, confirmation election, bond election, and proceedings in connection therewith; validating the bonds authorized at said election, and providing that said bonds when approved by the Attorney General, registered by the Comptroller, and delivered to the purchaser or purchasers shall be incontestable.
HB 654 53-0 (1953) Author: Carter, Ellis D. Relative to creating within the State of Texas, in addition to the Districts into which the State has heretofore been divided a District to be known as Orange County Navigation and Port District of Orange County, Texas, situated in Orange County, Texas.
HB 217 51-0 (1949) Author: Walker, Miller B. Relating to making permanent the 128th Judicial District of Texas composed of Orange County, Texas, and to provide for the terms thereof.
HB 959 51-0 (1949) Author: Walker, Miller B. Relating to amending a previous Act, adding Orange County to the list of Counties named therein so as to permit certain Counties by an election of the freeholders thereof have a stock law in such Counties, or in subdivisions thereof.
SB 108 51-0 (1949) Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy Relating to make permanent the 128th Judicial District of Texas composed of Orange County, Texas, and to provide for the terms thereof.
HB 333 49-0 (1945) Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy Relating to creating a Special Road Law for Orange County, Texas, providing that said County may refund the indebtedness outstanding against its Road and Bridge Fund as of March 1, 1945, in an amount not to exceed Eighty Thousand Dollars ($80,000), by the issuance of refunding bonds.
SB 179 48-0 (1943) Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" Relating to providing that it shall hereafter be lawful to use dogs for the purpose of hunting and trailing deer in the Counties of Orange, Liberty, and Hardin.
HB 1058 46-0 (1939) Author: Kinard, DeWitt Edward Relating to creating a Special Road Law for Orange County, Texas, providing that said County may fund or refund the indebtedness outstanding against its Road and Bridge Fund as of March 1, 1939, by the issuance of funding bonds.
HB 111 45-2 (1937) Relating to providing that it should be lawful to use one dog for the purpose of hunting, pursuing, and taking of deer in Jefferson, Montgomery, and Orange Counties.
HB 134 44-1 (1935) Relating to granting aid to the property in and inhabitants of Orange County, Texas, made necessary by reason of the location of Orange County on the Gulf Coast and by reason of the calamitous overflows, floods, and storms which caused great destruction of property and loss of life in said county.
HB 9 43-4 (1934) Relating to authorizing the State Highway Commission to construct certain toll bridges.
HB 964 42-0 (1931) Author: McDougald, Sr., James R. | et. al. Relating to releasing the inhabitants of and property in Orange County from the payment of nine-tenths (9/10) of the ad valorem taxes levied for State purposes for a period of twenty-five (25) years.
HB 1060 42-0 (1931) Author: Adams, F. P. "Pat" | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful to hunt wild deer with one dog in the counties of Jasper, Newton, and Orange, Texas, during the open season of each year for a period of five (5) years.
HB 501 39-0 (1925) Author: Baker, Oscar Lindsey Relating to establishing a more efficient system of public roads for Orange County, and to empower the commissioners' court thereof to provide rules and regulations therefor. House: Highways and Motor Traffic
HB 556 39-0 (1925) Author: Baker, Oscar Lindsey Relating to creating the Orange Independent School District in the County of Orange, State of Texas. House: School Districts
SB 347 39-0 (1925) Author: Triplett, Henry Franklin Relating to establishing a more efficient system of public roads for Orange County, and empowering the commissioners' court thereof to provide rules and regulations therefor. Senate: Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Highways and Motor Traffic as of 1/23/1925)
HB 3 39-1 (1926) Author: Baker, Oscar Lindsey Relating to creating Road District Number One (1), in Orange County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district.
HB 206 36-2 (1919) Author: Stout, Lee E. Relating to creating the West Orange Independent School District in Orange County, Texas.
HB 28 36-4 (1920) Author: Merriman, James Otho Relating to creating Cove Independent School District in Orange County, Texas, defining its boundaries.
HB 118 35-4 (1918) Author: Stewart, L. C. Relating to creating the Mauriceville Independent School District in Orange County, Texas.
HB 604 34-0 (1915) Author: Bruce, Ernest L. Relating to increasing the authority and duties of the commissioners court of Orange County, Texas, and of the county commissioners of said county to devote their entire time and attention to the affairs of said county, making each such county commissioner ex officio road commissioner of his commissioner's precinct, and to fix the salary for the members of said commissioners court.
SB 142 28-0 (1903) Relating to restoring and conferring upon the county court of Orange county the general civil jurisdiction provided for by the Constitution and general laws of the State of Texas.
HB 381 26-0 (1899) Relating to regulate the terms and fixing the times for holding the district courts in the First Judicial District of Texas, composed of Jasper, Newton, Orange, Jefferson and Tyler counties, so as to change the terms in Tyler and Jefferson counties.
HB 387 25-0 (1897) Relating to restoring to and conferring upon the County Court of Orange County the criminal jurisdiction heretofore belonging to it under the constitution and general statutes of the State of Texas, to conform the jurisdiction of the District Court to such change.
SB 236 25-0 (1897) Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, so as to extend the terms of the District Court in Orange and Jefferson Counties.
HB 532 19-0 (1885) Relating to restoring the civil jurisdiction of the county court of Orange County.

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