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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS & PRIVATE SECURITY AGENCIES, BOARD OF ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 2215 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to criminal history checks for certain applicants under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act. House: Public Safety No action taken in committee
HB 2617 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the continuation of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies as the Texas Commission on Private Security, to the functions performed by that agency, and to certain powers of political subdivisions relating to alarm systems; providing a penalty. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2864 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to criminal history checks for certain applicants under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
SB 373 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies; providing a penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1455 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the regulation of a detection device under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2879 75-0 (1997) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 2880 75-0 (1997) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to certain activities allowed during the suspension of a license issued under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2999 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to an exemption from regulation under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act for certain peace officers. House: Public Safety Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3289 75-0 (1997) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to an exemption from regulation under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act for certain peace officers. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 3604 75-0 (1997) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the abolition of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies and the transfer of the functions of that agency to the State Board of Security Agencies. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 691 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the regulation of detection devices and alarm systems companies under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
SB 733 75-0 (1997) Author: Galloway, Michael Relating to exempting certain reserve peace officers in certain counties from the application of the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 922 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to an exemption from regulation under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act for certain peace officers. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1756 75-0 (1997) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to an exemption from regulation under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act for certain nonprofit medical alert service providers, persons obtaining public records, and persons obtaining certain documents for use in litigation. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 1905 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the abolition of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and and Private Security Agencies and the transfer of the board's functions to the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c by Chairman
HB 405 74-0 (1995) Author: Longoria, John | et. al. Relating to the exemption of certain peace officers from provisions of the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2082 74-0 (1995) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the qualifications for a license issued by the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
SB 1649 74-0 (1995) Author: Luna, Gregory | et. al. Relating to the exemption of certain peace officers from provisions of the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
HB 161 73-0 (1993) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to certain exceptions from the application of the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act and to the definition of an alarm systems company for the purposes of that Act. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1717 73-0 (1993) Author: Flores, Yolanda Relating to the application of the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act to certain peace officers. House: Public Safety Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1808 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the regulation of certain persons and organizations under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2407 73-0 (1993) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to allowing testing and training to be required by the State Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies. House: Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
SB 1004 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to an exemption from regulation under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act for certain peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2346 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the establishment of the Texas Board of Law Enforcement. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
SCR 155 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Granting Nellie Yocum permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 513 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 812 70-0 (1987) Author: Yost, Gerald
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the suspension of certain licenses issued by the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies. House: Public Safety
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 509 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the continuation, powers, and duties of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in committee
HB 759 69-0 (1985) Author: Ceverha, Bill
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to an administrative fee charged by the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies to process certain sets of fingerprints. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 785 68-0 (1983) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to certain fees imposed by the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 50 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John Relating to certain fees imposed by the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 565 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to regulation of private investigators and private security agencies and the disposition and use of funds; providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 592 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to continuation of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies and its membership, authority, and duties, its procedures and compensation; providing for the regulation and licensing of certain persons engaged in the business or occupation of conducting investigations or providing security; providing for certain fees; providing enforcement procedures and penalties. House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 967 65-0 (1977) Author: Smith, Carlyle Relating to the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 678 65-0 (1977) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to the membership and terms of office of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 211 64-0 (1975) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to commissioning investigators of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies as peace officers. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 431 64-0 (1975) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act; making the Act applicable to certain persons; relating to the duties and powers of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies; relating to the suspension or revocation of licenses or registration; prohibiting certain activities; relating to the qualification for licensure or registration; authorizing the commissioning of security officers; relating to training programs; relating to security bonds and liability insurance. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 111 63-0 (1973) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to the regulation and licensing by and procedures of the Texas Board of Private Detectives, Private Investigators, and Private Security Agencies and changing the name of that agency to the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies; relating to the privileges of registrants and licensees; relating to disposition of funds collected; providing penalties; amending Paragraph (7), Section 2, Subsection (b), Section 3, Section 4, Section 13, Subsection (b), Section 14, Subsection (3), Section 14(a), Section 33, Section 40, Section 45, Subsection (a), Section 46, Chapter 610, Acts of the 61st Legislature, Regular Session, 1969, as amended (Article 4413 (29bb), Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), and adding Paragraph (10), Section 2, and Section 14A and Section 14B, and repealing Subsections (c), (d), and (e), Section 14, Subsection (f), Section 34, and Section 36; amending Article 484, Penal Code of Texas, 1925; amending Article 2.12, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended, by adding a new Subsection (12); and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 768 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to amending the Private Detectives, Private Investigators, Private Patrolmen, Private Guards and Managers Act.
SCR 101 61-0 (1969)

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