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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  PAWNSHOPS & PAWNSHOP TRANSACTIONS ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 1157 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the hold period for the disposition of and payment for items of goods acquired by pawnbrokers. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 4077 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the disposition and identification of certain goods acquired by recycling entities and pawnbrokers; providing an administrative penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 1703 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the disposition and identification of certain goods acquired by recycling entities and pawnbrokers; providing a civil penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3094 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the regulation of consumer credit transactions and the regulatory authority of the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1282 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to the regulation of consumer credit transactions and the regulatory authority of the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3045 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the regulation of the location of pawnshops in certain counties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3204 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to authorizing municipalities to enforce certain regulations relating to pawnshops; providing a criminal penalty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3933 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the relocation of pawnshops. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
SB 1905 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the regulation of and information regarding property in the custody of a pawnbroker. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 490 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to property in the custody of a pawnbroker; providing criminal penalties. House: Financial Institutions Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1454 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the regulation of and information regarding property in the custody of a pawnbroker; providing criminal penalties. House: Financial Institutions Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
SB 341 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of and information regarding property in the custody of a pawnbroker; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 635 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to property in the custody of a pawnbroker; providing criminal penalties. House: Financial Institutions Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 757 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to property in the custody of a pawnbroker; providing criminal penalties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1267 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the circumstances under which knowledge regarding the receipt of stolen property by a pawnshop may be presumed for the purposes of establishing theft; providing penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
HB 1144 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to property in the custody of a pawnbroker; providing criminal penalties. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 1839 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to property in the custody of a pawnbroker; providing criminal penalties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2000 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to persons eligible for a pawnshop license. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
SB 783 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to property in the custody of a pawnbroker; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 965 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roberto
Relating to documentation in certain transactions involving a pawnbroker. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2569 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the requirements of pawnbrokers concerning reporting information and handling property involved in a law enforcement investigation. House: Financial Institutions Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1370 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to certain pawnbroker requirements. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 214 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to presumptions in the prosecution of the offense of theft. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 814 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to public notification of an application for a license for a pawnshop in certain counties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
HB 1511 76-0 (1999) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the operation and regulation of pawnshops. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1878 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the regulation of pawnbrokers and pawnshop employees. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2656 76-0 (1999) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the designation of pawnshops as a permitted use in certain zoning classifications. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2676 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to law enforcement procedures for electronically obtaining data from pawn shops, recording thumbprints on transaction records, and holding hearings for recovery of stolen property. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 3170 76-0 (1999) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the creation of the offense of the fraudulent pledge or sale of property to a licensed pawnbroker. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3171 76-0 (1999) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to law enforcement procedures for obtaining electronic data from pawnshops, information requirements for transactions records, firearms background checks, and recovery of stolen property. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 963 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to law enforcement procedures for electronically obtaining data from pawn shops, recording thumbprints on transaction records, and holding hearings for recovery of stolen property. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1813 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the regulation of pawnbrokers and pawnshop employees. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 781 70-0 (1987) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to fingerprint requirements regarding a pawn transaction. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1230 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Anderson, Richard
Relating to the regulation of certain persons and entities involved in providing credit. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2015 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to public inspection of pledged goods in possession of a pawnbroker. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2175 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to requiring certain businesses to obtain identification of persons who sell or pledge personal property to those businesses. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2176 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the purchase and disposition of crafted precious metals. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1222 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Patronella, David
Relating to the purchase and disposition of crafted precious metals. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1223 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to requiring certain businesses to obtain identification of persons who sell or pledge personal property to those businesses. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 51 70-2 (1987) Author: Millsap, Mike Repealing Section 6(f). Texas Pawnshop Act. (Article 5069-51 06, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), as added by Section 5, H.B. 1230, 70th Legislature, Regular Session, 1987. House: Financial Institutions Meeting canceled
SB 23 70-2 (1987) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Repealing Section 6(f), Texas Pawnshop Act, (Article 5069-51.06, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), as added by Section 5, H.B. 1230, 70th Legislature, Regular Session), 1987. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2323 69-0 (1985) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to regulation of pawn transactions. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1150 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to the regulation of pawn transactions. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably with substitute
HB 926 67-0 (1981) Author: Laney, James Relating to the regulation of pawnbrokers. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1649 67-0 (1981) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to the receipt of property by pawnbrokers. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 538 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the regulation of pawnbrokers and their employees; providing for certain fees and penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1581 66-0 (1979) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to service charges on pawn transactions. House: Financial Institutions Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 166 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to licensing, regulation, and examination of pawnshops, pawnbrokers, and employees of pawnshops; providing penalties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 351 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to the recordation and preservation of information regarding the identity of a person who pawns an item. House: Business & Industry Motion to reconsider spread on the Journal
HB 352 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to the recordation and preservation of the thumbprint of a person who pawns an item. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1863 65-0 (1977) Author: Vaughan, Kenneth Relating to the licensing of employees of pawnshops, minimum assets to be maintained, and providing for the retention by a pawnshop of pledged property upon written notice by any law enforcement agency; providing a severability clause. House: Judiciary Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 363 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to requiring the regulations of the Consumer Credit Commissioner dealing with pawnbrokers to provide for adequate identification of pledgors and specifying certain requirements. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably substituted
HB 348 64-0 (1975) Author: Maloney, Robert Requiring pawnbrokers to make and preserve for two years, the thumb print of each person pawning an item. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1218 64-0 (1975) Author: Fox, Milton E. Relating to the requirement of record-keeping and taking of thumbprints by pawnbrokers and secondhand metal dealers. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1415 64-0 (1975) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to record-keeping and reporting by pawnbrokers. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
SB 105 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to requiring the regulations of the Consumer Credit Commissioner dealing with pawnbrokers to provide for adequate indentification of pledgors and specifying certain requirements. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 117 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the requirement of record-keeping and taking of thumbprints by pawnbrokers and secondhand metal dealers. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably substituted
SB 218 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill Requiring pawnbrokers to make and preserve for two years, the thumb print of each person pawning an item. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Matters
SB 156 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the form of books and records maintained by pawnbrokers and the information required; relating to serial numbers or identification mark numbers on pawned items. Senate: Human Resources Reported favorably
SB 347 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to requiring the regulations of the Consumer Credit Commissioner dealing with pawnbrokers to provide for adequate identification of pledgors and specifying certain requirements. Senate: Human Resources Sent to subcommittee
HB 416 62-0 (1971) Author: Stewart, Vernon
Sponsor: Hightower, Jack
Relating to the "Texas Pawnshop Act;" establishing penalties and providing for administrative enforcement thereof.
HB 712 61-0 (1969) Author: Dramberger, A.L. "Tony" | et. al. Relating to the making and keeping of certain records by pawnbrokers; providing for penalties.
HB 1242 61-0 (1969) Author: Stewart, Vernon James Relating to amending Statutes relating to Pawnbrokers' License.
SB 469 60-0 (1967) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. Relating to amending certain statutes regulating pawnbrokers; adding thereto a provision authorizing governing bodies of cities to enact ordinances containing more stringent regulations pertaining to pawnbrokers.
HB 778 57-0 (1961) Author: La Valle, Peter J. "Pete" Relating to regulating the business of pawn-brokering; providing a penalty.
HB 151 34-0 (1915) Author: McFarland, M. M. Relating to regulating pawn brokers.

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