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HB 78 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to credits to certain accounts of the Parks and Wildlife Department resulting from the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 448 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the transfer of certain revenue into the state parks account. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 449 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the applicability of competitive bidding requirements to leases of radio towers and the land under radio towers procured by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 643 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1625 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the procedures for the enforcement by the General Land Office of the Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act of 1991. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1750 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to exempting certain honorably retired peace officers from continuing education requirements. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1875 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to the use of the Plains Junction Trail by adjoining landowners. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism No action taken in committee
HB 2854 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to an authorization to trap, transport, and transplant certain white-tailed deer between certain sites. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2855 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to the identification of breeder deer by use of microchip implants. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2971 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to creating an offense for the administration of illegal drugs to breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3182 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to requiring the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue permits for the management of the wild mule deer population; requiring an occupational permit. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3537 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the use of money subject to restrictions under federal law that is credited to the deferred maintenance fund account. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3827 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to the testing of breeder deer for chronic wasting disease. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3832 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to breeder deer affected by chronic wasting disease. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3833 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to the ownership of certain deer in this state. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3835 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to the payment for breeder deer taken for disease management. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HJR 16 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 708 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to an exemption from numbering for certain vessels propelled by trolling motors. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1720 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the identification of breeder deer by use of microchip implants. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 20 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 118 85-1 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to the appropriation of certain tax proceeds for the repair, restoration, and permanent dry berthing of the Battleship "Texas." House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 251 85-1 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 82 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 158 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the allocation and use of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 300 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al. Relating to the allocation to the Parks and Wildlife Department of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 323 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to tort liability arising from a volunteer's operation of a Parks and Wildlife Department motor-driven vehicle or motor-driven equipment. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 721 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the hunting or fishing license fee waiver for certain disabled veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 801 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to planning for the use of and liability resulting from prescribed burns by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1078 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1565 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of qualified timber land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1919 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the applicability of certain provisions concerning invasive species. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1925 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the transfer of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1932 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2139 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax for certain zoos and aquariums. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2582 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the transfer of certain powers and duties related to endangered species from the comptroller to the commissioner of agriculture. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3057 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the creation of a pilot program for the purpose of controlling certain predatory animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 3335 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the regulation of oyster resources. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3618 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to prohibiting camping and building fires in certain areas; creating a criminal offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HCR 131 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Urging the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to extend and expand its certificate of location program for oyster harvesting. Filed
HCR 138 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1919. Signed by the Governor
HJR 33 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 39 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 248 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 381 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to tort liability arising from a volunteer's operation of a Parks and Wildlife Department motor-driven vehicle or motor-driven equipment. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1118 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax for certain zoos and aquariums. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1132 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the protection and use of certain products, information, and technology of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1181 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew | et. al.
Relating to an interim study concerning this state's noncommercial hunting and fishing license systems. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1183 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to authorizing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to enter into certain contracts with private vendors. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1347 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1366 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry
Relating to the allocation to the Parks and Wildlife Department of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1597 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the transfer of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program to the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1640 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to prohibiting camping and building fires in certain areas; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1977 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use of hunting license fees to help feed hungry Texans. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1978 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Cyrier, John
Relating to a voluntary contribution to help feed hungry Texans when a person applies for a hunting license. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SJR 18 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 47 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 105 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 115 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to identification numbers on vessels. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 162 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 332 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to tort liability arising from a volunteer's operation of a Parks and Wildlife Department motor-driven vehicle or motor-driven equipment. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 840 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the identification of breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 896 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to allowable transfers to the Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission of proceeds from the taxes on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 929 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to the Parrie Haynes Trust. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 993 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to public notice by the Parks and Wildlife Department of consumption advisories for mercury contamination in certain aquatic and terrestrial animals, including fish, crustaceans, and molluscan shellfish. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1135 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Department of Transportation regarding the production of and use of native seeds. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
HB 1443 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the dedication of certain unclaimed lottery prize money to fund the repair, restoration, and permanent dry berth of the Battleship "Texas." House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1614 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the management, breeding, and destruction of deer and to procedures regarding certain deer permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1937 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to exempting residents who are at least 65 years of age from paying certain parks and wildlife fees. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1998 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2092 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to the transfer of responsibility for regulating deer breeding from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2146 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to certain restrictions on the mining of marl, sand, gravel, shell, or mudshell in certain protected freshwater areas. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2649 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the punishment for violating certain rules or permit terms under a permit to trap, transport, and transplant certain animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2744 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the applicability of certain provisions concerning the transfer of exotic species to certain transfers of water that supply populous areas. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2922 83-0 (2013) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3083 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the requirement to carry a certificate of number identification card on a vessel. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3279 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the uprooting of seagrass plants; creating an offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3509 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to endangered species habitat conservation and to the creation of a board to oversee and guide the state's coordinated response to federal actions regarding endangered species. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3878 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the Lazy W District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 40 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 157 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to the Parrie Haynes Trust. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 175 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 446 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to allowable transfers to the Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission of proceeds from the taxes on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 468 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to endangered species habitat conservation. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 820 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to the management, breeding, and destruction of deer and to procedures regarding certain deer permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 933 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 989 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the identification of breeder deer. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1212 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the applicability of certain provisions concerning the transfer of exotic species to certain transfers of water that supply populous areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1432 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to the punishment for violating certain rules or permit terms under a permit to trap, transport, and transplant certain animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1444 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the transfer of responsibility for regulating deer breeding from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Animal Health Commission. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 1684 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the registration of boat trailers. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SJR 17 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 46 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to compensatory time off for certain employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 128 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to a pilot program to implement renewable energy and other conservation technology in a state park or state natural area. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 283 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the wheelchair accessibility of new or renovated park playgrounds to children with disabilities. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Withdrawn from schedule
HB 308 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to life preserving devices on recreational vessels. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 384 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the proper identification of boats and outboard motors; creating an offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 555 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to reportable boating accidents and the penalties for certain boating accidents. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 870 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to creating an offense for the trapping of wild deer by a deer breeder and to the civil and criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct associated with deer breeding; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 1026 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to procedures relating to the issuance and renewal of, and certain notice requirements associated with, certain deer permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 1027 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the identification of breeder deer by microchips. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1161 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to certain federal officers and agents. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Returned to committee by Calendars Committee
HB 1300 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to funding for state sites and programs of the Parks and Wildlife Department through private contributions and partnerships and to commercial advertising on certain state sites. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1301 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to making a voluntary contribution to the Parks and Wildlife Department when registering a motor vehicle or renewing a motor vehicle registration. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1322 82-0 (2011) Author: Scott, Connie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the possession of fish in the tidal water of this state. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1346 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the consistent use of the term "game warden" throughout the Parks and Wildlife Code. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1384 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1399 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to making a voluntary contribution to the Parks and Wildlife Department when registering a motor vehicle or renewing a motor vehicle registration. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 1449 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain right-of-way easements on land owned by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1450 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study regarding tort liability arising from a volunteer's operation of a Parks and Wildlife Department vehicle. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1453 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to funding for state sites through private contributions and partnerships and to commercial advertising on certain state sites. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 1586 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the boundaries of the Ingleside Cove Wildlife Sanctuary. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1628 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the crediting of appropriated funds from the collection of taxes imposed on the sale of sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1843 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the discontinuation of management and efficiency reviews by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2148 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to oyster shells and an oyster shell recovery and replacement program. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2206 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the funding and planning of activities undertaken under the Coastal Erosion Planning and Response Act; imposing a fee. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2760 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to species-protection programs for the Edwards Aquifer, the Guadalupe River Basin, the San Antonio River Basin, and the San Antonio Bay and estuary system; imposing a tax. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3297 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the registration and titling of motorboats, vessels, and outboard motors by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3317 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the use of revenue from the hotel occupancy tax by certain counties. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 252 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the management, breeding, and destruction of deer and to procedures regarding certain deer permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 499 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the identification of breeder deer by microchips. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Returned to Calendars Committee
SB 810 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the boundaries of the Ingleside Cove Wildlife Sanctuary. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 932 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to oyster beds and shells and an oyster shell recovery and replacement program. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1345 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the crediting of appropriated funds from the collection of taxes imposed on the sale of sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1435 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the possession of fish in the tidal water of this state. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1480 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the regulation of exotic aquatic species by the Parks and Wildlife Department; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1595 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to species-protection programs for the Edwards Aquifer, the Guadalupe River Basin, the San Antonio River Basin, and the San Antonio Bay and estuary system; imposing a tax. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 7 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the allocation and use of the sporting goods sales tax revenue to fund state and local parks, the transfer of a historic site from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Historical Commission, and the general rulemaking authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 155 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to access to rivers and riverbeds for individuals with physical disabilities. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 455 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to creating an offense for the trapping of wild deer by a deer breeder and to the civil and criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct associated with deer breeding; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 865 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Invasive Species Coordinating Committee. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 971 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the wheelchair accessibility of new or renovated park playgrounds to children with disabilities. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 1384 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to authorizing certain nature centers to charge admission fees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1786 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to notice of proposed increases in fees charged by the Parks and Wildlife Department for certain permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 1964 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the crediting of appropriated funds from the collection of taxes imposed on the sale of sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1965 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to permits to control protected wildlife; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2088 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to increasing public awareness of the benefits of native plant species and problems associated with invasive plant species. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2553 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the registration and operation of certain motor vehicles. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
HB 2680 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi Relating to the retrieval and waste of game birds, game animals, and fish; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3113 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of certain nonprofit wildlife conservation associations to conduct charitable raffles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3117 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the possession, custody, or control of a cougar, bobcat, or coyote. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3271 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the Texas Partnership for Children in Nature. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3391 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Parks and Wildlife Department; changing the elements of an offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3560 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the establishment of a shared database for deer breeder reporting requirements. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3836 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the penalties associated with violations of laws pertaining to a deer breeder permit. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism No action taken in committee
HB 3864 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the acceptance of certain donated building projects by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3971 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to the funding of certain activities of the General Land Office pertaining to the management of coastal public land. House: Land & Resource Management Postponed
HB 3986 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the closure of certain man-made passes between the Gulf of Mexico and inland bays by the commissioner of the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4002 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the funding of the statewide wildfire protection plan at the Texas Forest Service. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4141 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to a study regarding the Battleship "Texas.". House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 4196 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to proof of title to breeding deer for certain purposes of deer breeding operations. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 4214 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the business of taxidermy; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4234 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John Relating to the collection by the Parks and Wildlife Department of taxes imposed on the sales and use of boats and boat motors and to the disposition of those taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4284 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to the criminal penalty for capturing, transporting, or transplanting white-tailed or mule deer without a permit. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4287 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the discharge of firearms in certain navigable rivers or streams. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 4595 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to responsibility and criminal penalties for certain violations committed by commercial oyster boat crews. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 60 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the dedication of the revenue received from the sporting goods sales tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 162 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the crediting of appropriated funds from the collection of taxes imposed on the sale of sporting goods. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 205 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Partnership for Children in Nature. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 417 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Relating to the purchase of a retired firearm from the Parks and Wildlife Department by a game warden. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 539 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the funding of certain activities of the General Land Office pertaining to the management of coastal public land. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 691 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the establishment of the Texas Invasive Species Coordinating Committee. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 801 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Homer, Mark
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of land used for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/10
SB 909 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to designating the first week of October as Monarch Butterfly Week. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 923 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to notice of proposed increases in fees charged by the Parks and Wildlife Department for certain permits. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1010 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the continuation and functions of the Parks and Wildlife Department; changing the elements of an offense. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 1121 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Thibaut, Kristi | et. al.
Relating to the retrieval and waste of game birds, game animals, and fish; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1232 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to increasing public awareness of the benefits of native plant species. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 1582 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the criminal penalty for capturing, transporting, or transplanting white-tailed or mule deer without a permit. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1584 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the penalties associated with violations of laws pertaining to a deer breeder permit. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1586 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the establishment of a shared database for deer breeder reporting requirements. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1643 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the artificial reef program; creating offenses and providing criminal and civil penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1999 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain nonprofit wildlife conservation associations to conduct charitable raffles. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 2050 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the disposition of certain fees collected by the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2051 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the collection by the Parks and Wildlife Department of taxes imposed on the sales and use of boats and boat motors and to the disposition of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 2172 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to proof of title to breeding deer for certain purposes of deer breeding operations. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 2379 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to responsibility and criminal penalties for certain violations committed by commercial oyster boat crews. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SCR 1 81-1 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to authorize a joint interim study on the benefits of establishing a statewide county park beautification and improvement program. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
HB 6 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the allocation and use of the sporting goods sales tax revenue to fund state and local parks. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 7 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the transfer of historic sites from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Historical Commission, to the allocation and use of revenue by the department and commission, and to the eligibility of certain land for entry into the state parks system. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 12 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to parks, wildlife, hunting, and historic sites; the funding, powers, and duties of the Parks and Wildlife Department, the Parks and Wildlife Commission, and the Texas Historical Commission; and standards for certain state law enforcement officers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 318 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the allocation and use of revenue from the sales tax imposed on sporting goods. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 466 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the allocation and use of revenue from the sales tax imposed on certain sporting goods. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 1309 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the possession or transportation of certain snakes that are not indigenous to this country; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 1310 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the wasting of certain game, alligators, and shellfish; imposing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1697 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the protection of real property used as open space or for another similar purpose. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2001 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to a program to control or eradicate nuisance aquatic vegetation. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2208 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the acquisition by the Parks and Wildlife Department of certain real property in Brewster County owned by the permanent school fund. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2769 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the marking of oyster beds. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 3843 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the issuance of certain bonds for the benefit of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 3845 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the possession, custody, or control of a cougar, bobcat, or coyote. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3847 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to a pilot project to conserve threatened and endangered species and habitat. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4135 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to preservation of game and fish in McCulloch County. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Postponed
HCR 286 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 12. Signed by the Governor
HJR 38 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the dedication of the revenue received from the sporting goods sales tax. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HR 2912 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 12. Reported enrolled
SB 252 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to the allocation and use of the sporting goods sales tax revenue to fund state and local parks. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 353 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the allocation and use of revenue from the sales tax imposed on sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 620 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the marking of oyster beds. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 825 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to a program to control or eradicate nuisance aquatic vegetation. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 969 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia
Relating to exemptions from certain fees for government vessels and outboard motors. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SJR 16 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the dedication of the revenue received from the sporting goods sales tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 1195 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 12. Reported enrolled
HB 506 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to hunting on or over certain submerged land; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 882 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the disposition of an abandoned watercraft. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 883 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the disposition of abandoned watercraft and the construction of, and donation of materials for, artificial reefs. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 942 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the registration of antique boats with the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 943 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to evidence establishing ownership of a vessel for a certificate of title issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 944 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the license requirements of marine dealers, distributors, and manufacturers. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1257 79-0 (2005) Author: Campbell, Scott Relating to a permit to take certain deer causing depredation; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1292 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the allocation and use of revenue from the sales tax imposed on sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1333 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain employees of the Texas Forest Service. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1407 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to an exemption from tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education for children of certain employees of the Texas Forest Service with fire-fighting, rescue, or other special duties who are killed or disabled in the line of duty. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1703 79-0 (2005) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the hunting of certain wounded or dangerous wildlife. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 1848 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the classification of certain employees of the Texas Forest Service as fire protection personnel. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 1889 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al. Relating to the powers, protections, and immunities of a commissioned law enforcement officer of the National Park Service. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 2024 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to hunter education. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2025 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction over the National Museum of the Pacific War and other historical sites from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Historical Commission. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2026 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the recovery of certain enforcement-related costs and to the taking and possession of certain wildlife or eggs, including requirements related to taxidermy and tanning and to harmful aquatic plants; imposing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2028 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the efficient use and maintenance of the state parks account and the Texas recreation and parks account by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 2029 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to commercial bay shrimping boat licenses, commercial bay shrimp boat licenses, and commercial bait-shrimp boat licenses. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to subcommittee
HB 2032 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the expansion of the operation game thief program to include certain other violations of law. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2052 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the establishment of regional habitat conservation plans by political subdivisions of this state. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2096 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the removal and disposal of certain vessels and structures in certain locations; providing penalties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2685 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the acceptance of gratuities by certain employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2895 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the recovery of certain costs associated with certain civil suits by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2897 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the establishment of an all-terrain vehicle trail and recreational area program; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2901 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to a deer breeder's permit; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate Amendments printed and distributed
HB 2908 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to the administration and operation of the Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Naval Museum. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 3146 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the establishment of a land conservation program and land conservation council in the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3153 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the creation of a wind power research institute at Texas A&M University--Kingsville. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3464 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to federal approval of land for habitat conservation. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 3553 79-0 (2005) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to the boundaries of and prohibited acts in the Nine-Mile Hole State Scientific Area; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
SB 21 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SB 380 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to commercial bay shrimping boat licenses, commercial bay shrimp boat licenses, and commercial bait-shrimp boat licenses. Senate: Natural Resources Refer to s/c on Ag & Coastal Resc by Pres
SB 453 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the disposition of an abandoned watercraft. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 455 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the use of abandoned watercraft as part of artificial reefs and the construction of, and donation of materials for, artificial reefs. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 489 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the license requirements of marine dealers, distributors, and manufacturers. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 537 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the registration of antique boats with the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 538 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to evidence establishing ownership of a vessel for a certificate of title issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1040 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the removal and disposal of certain vessels and structures in certain locations; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1311 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the establishment of an off-highway vehicle trail and recreational area program; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 1497 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the administration and operation of the Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Naval Museum. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1504 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to a deer breeder's permit; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1603 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the recovery of certain costs associated with certain civil suits by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1765 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the management of deer on private property; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1766 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to transferring certain responsibilities from the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife to the Texas Department of Agriculture. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1854 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the boundaries of and prohibited acts in the Nine-Mile Hole State Scientific Area; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 139 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George Relating to transfer of the Odessa Meteor Crater to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 621 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to exempting certain cold storage or processing facilities from recordkeeping requirements. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 953 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to educational requirements for game wardens. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HB 1328 78-0 (2003) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to cooperative federal and state wildlife-restoration projects. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1382 78-0 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the powers of a commissioned law enforcement officer of the National Park Service. House: Law Enforcement Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1837 78-0 (2003) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to federal approval of land for habitat conservation. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Point of order sustained
HB 2206 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land used for wildlife management. House: Local Government Ways and Means No action taken in committee
HB 2328 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the registration of persons engaged in certain fowl operations; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2351 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to certain fees collected by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2471 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to fees in connection with waterfowl and wetland conservation special license plates. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
HB 3136 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the calculation of net to land in the ad valorem tax appraisal of open-space land used for wildlife management. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 3516 78-0 (2003) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the immediate qualification of certain land used for wildlife management for ad valorem tax appraisal as qualified open-space land. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3599 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the management of deer and land with deer populations under management plans approved by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HB 3607 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the calculation of net to land in the ad valorem tax appraisal of open-space land used for wildlife management. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/04
HCR 256 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Directing the White-tailed Deer Advisory Committee to address how habitat relates to the ecological diversity of the state and to study the role of the wildlife biologist in the development of management plans and in the utilization of suitable management practices, including population goals and control, yearly census data, supplemental feeding and food plots, and genetic management. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Signed by the Governor
SB 3 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the management of deer and land with deer populations under management plans approved by the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 220 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1158 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to certain fees collected by the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1270 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to fees in connection with waterfowl and wetland conservation special license plates. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to s/c by chair
SCR 56 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Directing the White-tailed Deer Advisory Committee to address how habitat relates to the ecological diversity of the state and to study the role of the wildlife biologist in the development of management plans and in the utilization of suitable management practices, including population goals and control, yearly census data, supplemental feeding and food plots, and genetic management. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
HB 60 78-1 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the qualifications for membership on the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Government Reform Received from the House
SB 7 78-1 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
HB 5 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the composition of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Government Reform Laid on the table subject to call
SB 7 78-4 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
HB 237 77-0 (2001) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to membership of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 273 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the advertising of alcoholic beverages on properties under the control of and in programs and publications of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 1080 77-0 (2001) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to insurance requirements to limit the liability of an owner, lessee, or occupant of agricultural land for damages arising from a certified prescribed burn on that land. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2203 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the construction of facilities and trails for bicycles, electric bicycles, and pedestrians and to the safe operation of bicycles and electric bicycles. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2244 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2608 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al. Relating to the protection of bats; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2615 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the timing of public hearings by the Parks and Wildlife Department that affect commercial fishing activities. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2684 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of the Texas Transportation Commission to acquire certain protected property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2719 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the use of obsolete bridges, tunnels, and causeways to create artificial reefs. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2907 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the review by the Parks and Wildlife Department of state land proposed to be sold. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3107 77-0 (2001) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to requiring occupants of certain boats to wear a lifesaving device. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 3123 77-0 (2001) Author: Alexander, Clyde | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the standards for determining whether land qualifies for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land based on its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3495 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to educational requirements for game wardens. House: State Recreational Resources No action taken in committee
HCR 105 77-0 (2001) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Directing the Parks and Wildlife Department to negotiate with the Weches Cemetery Association for a land exchange or sale in Houston County. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 137 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction over the San Jacinto Battleground and the Battleship "Texas" from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Historical Commission. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 197 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SB 305 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 1194 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al.
Relating to the protection of bats; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1240 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the construction of facilities and trails for bicycles and electric bicycles and to the safe operation of bicycles and electric bicycles. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1356 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority of the Texas Transportation Commission to condemn certain protected property. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1643 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the review by the governor of certain conveyances for conservation purposes. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 167 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to commissioned rangers of the National Park Service. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 430 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prepare and implement a regional habitat conservation plan or habitat conservation plan or to enter into a conservation agreement. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 715 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to education requirements for game wardens. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 880 76-0 (1999) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the advertising of alcoholic beverages on properties under the control of and in programs and publications of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1691 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the Texas parks and wildlife capital account. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 1692 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the allocation of certain sales tax revenue to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1906 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to special license plates benefiting parks, fisheries, and wildlife. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2108 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to state assistance for local parks and recreational, cultural resource, and open space areas. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2233 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to exempting items used exclusively for wildlife management from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2272 76-0 (1999) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to advisory committees to the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2303 76-0 (1999) Author: Hope, Ruben
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the penalty for possession of a live game animal. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2549 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the state's artificial reef plan. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2599 76-0 (1999) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to prescribed burning. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3198 76-0 (1999) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to access to a lake or pond surrounded by privately owned land; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 3277 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to research in agriculture production and its effect on water use and availability and wildlife habitats. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3291 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to the keeping of dangerous wild animals; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 3462 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the identification of vessels without identification numbers and outboard motors without serial numbers. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3791 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Dan | et. al. Relating to fishing tournament permits; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HCR 23 76-0 (1999) Author: Clark, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Requesting the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to consider the economic impact of the double-crested cormorant on sport fishing. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 69 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SB 133 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the offense of retaining of lightning whelks caught in shrimp trawls. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 286 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al. Relating to the allocation of certain sales tax revenue to the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 287 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the Texas parks and wildlife capital account. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 627 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to directing the Parks and Wildlife Department to work with federal, state, and local agencies to mitigate environmental damage. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 872 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the lease, transfer, sale, or exchange of Parks and Wildlife Department lands. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 874 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the general power of the Parks and Wildlife Department to contract. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 965 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to commissioned law enforcement officers of the National Park Service. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1272 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prepare and implement a regional habitat conservation plan or habitat conservation plan or to enter into a conservation agreement. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1333 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the keeping of dangerous wild animals; providing criminal and civil penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1680 76-0 (1999) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to construction, repair, and maintenance of roads in or adjacent to certain state parks and wildlife facilities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
SCR 81 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Directing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Sunset Advisory Commission to include a review of appropriate sources of dedicated funding for financing the programs administered by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in the sunset review process. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
HB 205 75-0 (1997) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to designation of restricted areas on certain public water. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 300 75-0 (1997) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to the authority of an employee of the Parks and Wildlife Department to enter land and water and to collect information. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 709 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the appointment of members to the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 770 75-0 (1997) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the acquisition by the Parks and Wildlife Department of real property owned by the permanent school fund. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1067 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the allocation of certain sales, excise, and use tax revenue to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1211 75-0 (1997) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the use of public recreational facilities by certain private organizations. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 1431 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to removing the authority of certain local governments to participate directly in regional habitat conservation plans; requiring the Parks and Wildlife Department to coordinate with governmental entities affected by the plan and to submit the plan to the legislature for review. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1489 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the regulation of certain animals. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1609 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prepare and implement a regional habitat conservation plan or habitat conservation plan or to enter into a conservation agreement. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2242 75-0 (1997) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the management of historic sites. House: State, Federal & International Relations Left pending in committee
HB 2541 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of certain scientific breeders. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2542 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the regulation of parks and wildlife; providing penalties. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2583 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the placement of hike and bike trails near active railroad tracks. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 2764 75-0 (1997) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to the collection and availability of information concerning providers of certain retail products. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 2953 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to duties of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 3061 75-0 (1997) Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to regulation of the import, export, and management of deer; providing penalties. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 3189 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue revenue bonds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3320 75-0 (1997) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the use of local funds for state parks. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HCR 125 75-0 (1997) Author: Davis, Yvonne Directing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to report to the 75th Legislature on plans to implement findings of a study on state historic sites. House: State, Federal & International Relations Left pending in committee
SB 195 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SB 199 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the administration of park and recreation districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 807 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the allocation of certain sales, excise, and use tax revenue to the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Finance Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1136 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prepare and implement a regional habitat conservation plan or habitat conservation plan or to enter into a conservation agreement. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Land and Resource Management
SB 1272 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the collection and availability of information concerning providers of certain retail products. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1322 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the regulation of parks and wildlife; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1458 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to regulation and management of deer; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1741 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue revenue bonds and to the allocation of certain sales, excise, and use tax revenue to the Parks and Wildlife Department for debt service on revenue bonds. Senate: Finance Withdrawn from intent calendar
SCR 48 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Directing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to report to the 75th Legislature on plans to implement findings of a study on state historic sites. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 370 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the rehabilitation of injured wildlife. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 390 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to land acquisitions by public entities. House: Land and Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 451 74-0 (1995) Author: Park, Carolyn | et. al. Relating to the liability of a governmental unit to persons entering the premises of the governmental unit for recreational purposes. House: Civil Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 726 74-0 (1995) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the procedures for awarding construction contracts by or for the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 1358 74-0 (1995) Author: Alexander, Clyde | et. al.
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land used for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/96
HB 1359 74-0 (1995) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to road construction, repair, and maintenance in certain areas controlled by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1606 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to special rangers of the National Park Service. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 1779 74-0 (1995) Author: Black, Layton Relating to meetings of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1823 74-0 (1995) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to regulation by the Parks and Wildlife Department of the taking of marl, sand, gravel, shell, or mudshell; providing penalties. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1956 74-0 (1995) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to eliminating certain mandated reports prepared by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission or the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1964 74-0 (1995) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the issuance of permits by the Parks and Wildlife Department for the conservation, protection, and management of certain wildlife resources; providing penalties. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2012 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the disclosure of certain information collected by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2130 74-0 (1995) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to suits for recovery of value of certain species and collection of restitution after judgment. House: State Recreational Resources Considered in Calendars
HB 2133 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the authority of certain Parks and Wildlife Department employees to enter on private property and to the use of information obtained. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2712 74-0 (1995) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to removing the authority of certain local governments to participate directly in regional habitat conservation plans; requiring the Parks and Wildlife Department to coordinate with governmental entities affected by the plan and to submit the plan to the legislature for review. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Consideration withdrawn
HB 2940 74-0 (1995) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the appraisal and ad valorem taxation of certain types of personal property; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/96
HB 3046 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to vessels and obstructions in fish passes. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HJR 72 74-0 (1995) Author: Alexander, Clyde | et. al.
Sponsor: Montford, John
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the ad valorem taxation of open-space land used for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 171 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program. Senate: Administration Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 248 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to the seizure and disposition of certain property under the Parks and Wildlife Code. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1378 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to disposition of certain areas acquired or improved by a political subdivision with grants of money from the Texas recreation and parks account. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to State Recreational Resources
SB 1525 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the acquisition by the Parks and Wildlife Department of real property owned by the permanent school fund. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably as amended
HB 1146 73-0 (1993) Author: Erickson, Bernard
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to statistical reporting by aquatic products dealers. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1563 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the rehabilitation of injured wildlife. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1643 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to the transportation of aquatic products. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 1644 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the shipping of finfish in individual packages. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Considered in Calendars
HB 1863 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to ad valorem tax relief for open-space wildlife land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2035 73-0 (1993) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the resource protection duties of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Left pending in committee
HB 2400 73-0 (1993) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to location of sightings of threatened and endangered species. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Referred to Agriculture & Wildlife Management
HB 2719 73-0 (1993) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to access to a portion of the Devil's River in Val Verde County and directing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to generate a plan for river use in that segment of the river. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Referred to subcommittee
HCR 59 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene Requesting the Parks and Wildlife Department to refrain from enforcement of Subsection (b), Section 47.0182, of the Parks and Wildlife Code in Cameron County until the 73rd Legislature has had opportunity to conduct hearings on the subject. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Considered in Calendars
HJR 84 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to grant ad valorem tax relief to wildlife land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 23 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the protection of certain animals; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 713 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the rehabilitation of injured wildlife. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Agriculture by Chair
SB 901 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: James, Mary
Relating to the award of a certificate of number and the collection of certain taxes by an authorized agent of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 960 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to the establishment of a Texas parks and wildlife trust fund and the allocation of certain revenue from the limited sales, excise, and use tax act to the Parks and Wildlife Depaartment. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1112 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the appointment of members to the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1132 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to payment of death benefits to certain peace officers of the State of Texas. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1157 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to location of sightings of threatened and endangered species. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1174 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the resource protection duties of the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1204 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to access to a portion of the Devil's River in Val Verde County and directing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to generate a plan for river use in that segment of the river. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1270 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the seizure, forfeiture, and disposition of contraband used in the commission of certain offenses under Parks and Wildlife Code; providing immunity for certain department employees. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1437 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the shipping of finfish in individual packages. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1438 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the commercial transportation of aquatic products. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SCR 87 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Requesting the Parks and Wildlife Department to develop and implement a plan for recreational access to the Devil's River. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Agriculture & Wildlife Management
SR 1068 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Jim Directing the Parks and Wildlife Department to negotiate with the Weches Cemetery Association in Houston County for the sale of one acre of real property at an agreed price. Reported enrolled
HB 141 72-0 (1991) Author: Willy, John | et. al. Relating to certain federal-state agreements under the federal Migratory Bird Conservation Act and to acquisition of conservation easements. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 466 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to contract for rehabilitation of displaced, orphaned, sick, or injured wildlife; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1105 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to regulation of fish farmers under the Parks and Wildlife Code. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1135 72-0 (1991) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the transfer of administration of beach cleaning funds from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the General Land Office. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1212 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the distribution of revenue from the unclaimed refundable gasoline tax. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1578 72-0 (1991) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple | et. al.
Relating to the commission of special game wardens by the director of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1742 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the jurisdiction of the Parks and Wildlife Department to protect Endangered Species of the State. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1743 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the authority of certain employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department to administer oaths. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1770 72-0 (1991) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to volunteer services for the benefit of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1771 72-0 (1991) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the issuance of permits to take, possess, and hold wildlife for propagation, zoological, rehabilitation, or scientific purposes and to the species of certain animals and birds covered by permits. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1808 72-0 (1991) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the disposition of interest received from investments of money in the funds and accounts in the charge of the state treasurer. House: Appropriations Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 1809 72-0 (1991) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the establishment of fees by the Parks and Wildlife Commission to review permit applications and to the collection of revenue by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1865 72-0 (1991) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to the management of state-owned marl, sand, gravel, shell, mudshell, and other substrate material; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
HB 1990 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the creation and administration of the Texas Protected Rivers System; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2153 72-0 (1991) Author: Bomer, Elton
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Relating to the civil liability of Parks and Wildlife Department and Parks and Wildlife Commission members and employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2214 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the lease by the Parks and Wildlife Department of grazing or farming rights on game preserves, sanctuaries, or management areas. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2457 72-0 (1991) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to exempting certain information about threatened, endangered, or protected plants and animals from disclosure under the open records law. House: Environmental Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2725 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the protection of native plants, including native cacti; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 222 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to studies conducted by the Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Water Commission concerning streams, rivers, bays, and estuaries. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 517 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple | et. al. Relating to the commission of special game wardens by the director of the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 726 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to regulation of fish farmers under the Parks and Wildlife Code; creating an offense and providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 746 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to search for and inspect wildlife resources. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 1053 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Martin, Mike
Relating to the prevention and remediation of coastal erosion, the protection of coastal resources, the protection and enhancement of the public's common law rights of access to and use of public beaches, and the preservation of sand dunes for storm protection and conservation purposes; providing for civil penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1054 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Martin, Mike
Relating to the protection and enhancement of state-owned coastal wetlands. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1061 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the jurisdiction of the Parks and Wildlife Department to protect Endangered Species of the State. Senate: Natural Resources Postponed in committee
SB 1205 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation and administration of the Texas Protected Rivers System; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1217 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the control of exotic animals as depredating animals. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1218 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to exempting certain information about threatened, endangered, or protected plants and animals from disclosure under the open records law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1219 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the meaning of "wild" when used in reference to an animal. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1238 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the transfer of administration of beach cleaning funds from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the General Land Office. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on table subject to call in subcommittee
SB 1424 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to the sale or exchange of land between the Parks and Wildlife Department and municipalities. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1550 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Related to required meetings of the Operation Game Thief Committee. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 126 72-1 (1991) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the disposition of interest received from investments of money in the funds and accounts in the charge of the state treasurer. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 232 72-1 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert | et. al. Relating to the sale and protection of certain animals; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 103 72-1 (1991) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to the sale and protection of certain animals; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Environmental Affairs
HCR 9 72-2 (1991) Author: Oliveira, Rene Requesting the Parks and Wildlife Department, before adopting rules to implement House Bill 2494, to study its impact on the Texas commercial seafood industry and submit a report of its findings to the 73rd Legislature. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 39 72-2 (1991) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to the sale and protection of certain animals; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Administration Co-author authorized
HB 149 71-0 (1989) Author: Lucio, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment and maintenance of artifical reefs; establishing an artificial reef fund; making an appropriation. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 529 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the composition of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 595 71-0 (1989) Author: Soileau, Curtis Relating to the appointment of members to the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Environmental Affairs Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
HB 634 71-0 (1989) Author: Willy, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment and maintenance of artifical reefs; establishing an artificial reef fund; making an appropriation. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 961 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the creation, administration, and powers of the Texas Rivers Protection System; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Companion considered in lieu in comm.
HB 1045 71-0 (1989) Author: Willy, John Relating to certain federal-state agreements under the federal Migratory Bird Conservation Act and to acquisition of conservation easements. House: Environmental Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
HB 1417 71-0 (1989) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to enforcement and application of certain laws and regulations under the Parks and Wildlife Code. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1945 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson, David Relating to granting limited law enforcement authority to certified law enforcement officers of the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. House: Public Safety 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2259 71-0 (1989) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to jurisdiction over the Alamo. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 2375 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to contract for rehabilitation of sick or injured wildlife; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 2686 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson, David Relating to the regulation of the possession of dangerous wildlife and to the prohibition of hunting dangerous wildlife in captivity; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 2978 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the introduction of fish, shellfish, and aquatic plants into the public water of the state; providing criminal penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Pending in committee
HB 3010 71-0 (1989) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to the creation of local and regional plans for managing and protecting an endangered species and for submission of such plans for review by the Texas Parks and Wildlife. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 3037 71-0 (1989) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the jurisdiction of the Parks and Wildlife Department to protect Endangered Species of the State. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 5 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Willy, John | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and maintenance of artifical reefs; establishing an artificial reef plan and fund; making an appropriation. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 43 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the appointment of members to the Parks and Wildlife Commission. Senate: Natural Resources Left as pending business in comm.
SB 370 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the creation, administration, and powers of the Texas Rivers Protection System; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 599 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to venue and proof requirements in certain enforcement proceedings under the Parks and Wildlife Code. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 999 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the adoption of emergency rules by the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1219 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to certain federal-state agreements under the federal Migratory Bird Conservation Act and to acquisition of conservation easements. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1260 71-0 (1989) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the regulation of the possession of dangerous wildlife in certain counties and to the protection of federally endangered wildlife; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1437 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the creation of local and regional plans for managing and protecting an endangered species and for submission of such plans for review by the Texas Parks and Wildlife. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1461 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Campbell, Ben
Relating to the jurisdiction of the Parks and Wildlife Department to protect endangered species of the state. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 87 71-1 (1989) Author: Waterfield, Richard Relating to property rights in, and the establishment of a wildlife management area along, certain riverbeds. House: Natural Resources 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 136 71-1 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the imposition and administration of sales and use taxes on and the numbering and titling of motorboats, outboard motors and other vessels. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 51 71-1 (1989) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to property rights in, and the establishment of a wildlife management area along and in the vicinity of, the Canadian River bed; making an appropriation. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably with substitute
SB 90 71-1 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to the administration and enforcement of taxes on the sale and use of certain motorboats and to certificates of title for those motorboats. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 25 71-2 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission to regulate the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in an area of Galveston State Park assigned to a nonprofit concessioner. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to Liquor Regulation
HB 1239 70-0 (1987) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the classification of Parks and Wildlife Code misdemeanors and to jurisdiction of misdemeanor offenses charged under that code. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1240 70-0 (1987) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to a justice court's jurisdiction of misdemeanor offenses charged under the Parks and Wildlife Code. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1656 70-0 (1987) Author: McKinney, Mike Relating to the use of certain funds deposited to the credit of the game, fish, and water safety fund. House: Appropriations Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 1748 70-0 (1987) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to affidavits certifying certain convictions under the Parks and Wildlife Code and other information provided to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department by a justice court. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2409 70-0 (1987) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to providing for certificate of title evidencing ownership of a motorboat or an outboard motor to be issued on an accelerated basis for a prescribed fee. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 998 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to affidavits certifying certain convictions under the Parks and Wildlife Code and other information provided to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department by a justice court. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1541 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the protection of nesting islands for sea birds in Nueces County; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
HB 2444 69-0 (1985) Author: Roberts, Ted
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to taking sand, gravel, marl, shell, and mudshell from Cedar Bayou in Aransas County. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2482 69-0 (1985) Author: Roberts, Ted Relating to taking sand, gravel, marl, shell, and mudshell from the Mustang Island Fish Pass and Packery Channel in Nueces County. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 2501 69-0 (1985) Author: Millsap, Mike Relating to the use of boats and other watercraft in the critical habitat of the whooping crane; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs Transferred to Calendars Committee
SB 577 69-0 (1985) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the protection of endangered, threatened, or protected plants; authorizing certain fees; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 1380 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John Relating to taking sand, gravel, marl, shell, and mudshell from Cedar Bayou in Aransas County. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1 68-0 (1983) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to hunting and fishing and to the conservation of wildlife resources in all counties; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 480 68-0 (1983) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to research and management of alligators, fur-bearing animals, and other wildlife resources, and to the removal of alligators and fur-bearing animals from wildlife management areas. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 492 68-0 (1983) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the Matagorda Island State Park and Wildlife Management Area. House: Environmental Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 552 68-0 (1983) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the appointment, powers, and duties of law enforcement officers commissioned by the director of the Parks and Wildlife Department, and to rewards made from the operation game thief fund. House: Law Enforcement Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 582 68-0 (1983) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the expiration dates of permits for scientific, zoological, and propagation purposes, and to reports filed by a permit holder. House: Environmental Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 688 68-0 (1983) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the manufacture, sale, and use of certain chemical compounds that are hazardous to wildlife. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1731 68-0 (1983) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the establishment of a Texas Trails System. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 94 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Agnich, Fred
Relating to hunting and fishing and to the conservation of wildlife resources in all counties; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 216 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to licenses and permits and to license fees, user fees, penalties, and other charges connected with the duties, services, and functions of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 243 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to research and management of alligators, fur-bearing animals, and other wildlife resources, and to the removal of alligators and fur-bearing animals from wildlife management areas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 245 68-0 (1983) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to representation and recovery of and methods of determining damages in a suit for unauthorized discharge of waste into water. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 252 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the expiration date of permits for scientific, zoological, and propagation purposes, and to reports filed by a permit holder. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on daily Major State Calendar
SB 1025 68-0 (1983) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Hill, Gerald
Relating to abandoned motor vehicles, including certain motorboats, outboard motors, or vessels. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 471 67-0 (1981) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the application of the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act to the wildfire resources in Shelby County. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1189 67-0 (1981) Author: Salinas, Froy
Sponsor: Short, E.L.
Relating to goods made from endangered species that were taken in another state. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1837 67-0 (1981) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the establishment of Texas Trails System. House: Environmental Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2102 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the conservation of endangered, threatened, or protected native plants. pref. bill. no. 125. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 934 67-0 (1981) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Whaley, Foster
Relating to the control of rodents and predatory animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 62 66-0 (1979) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the organization and duties of State Commission for the Deaf. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 608 66-0 (1979) Author: Clark, Bill Relating to penalties for second and subsequent convictions of crimes defined by the Parks and Wildlife Code. House: Environmental Affairs Returned to Calendar Committee
HB 1781 66-0 (1979) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Thereto so as to authorize certain cities and towns owning sea life parks and oceanariums to abandon such use upon certain findings and authorizing the sale or lease thereof for other purposes, subject to certain conditions. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 533 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the conservation and protection of endangered, threatened, of State protected native plant species. Senate: Natural Resources Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 534 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to rewards for persons providing information about game law violators. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 69 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Hubenak, Joe A.
Relating to the establishment of a procedure for resolving differences between agencies on matters relating to the equitable mitigation of adverse impacts on fish and wildlife resources of various construction practices and expediting decisions necessary for federal coordination; granting certain powers and duties to the governor; directing that a study be made of the subject of mitigation by a joint interim committee and prescribing its powers, duties, and authority; providing for an expiration date and severability; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 970 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Bird, Ronald C.
Relating to motorboats and outboard motors; relating to proclamations in certain counties for the taking of wildlife resources; relating to special archery seasons in certain counties; prescribing requirements fro crab traps and pots in certain bays in Harris County and providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
HB 17 65-1 (1977) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C. Appropriating funds to the Parks and Wildlife Department for the control and eradication of hydrilla. Filed
HB 726 64-0 (1975) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to the designation, acquisition, and administration of state wilderness areas; prohibiting certain acts; providing for rules relating to wilderness areas; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 1186 64-0 (1975) Author: Agnich, Fred
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Adopting the Parks and Wildlife Code, a formal revision of general and permanent and local and special statutes relating to the Parks and Wildlife Department, wildlife resources, water safety, and state and national parks. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
SB 538 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Grant Adopting the Parks and Wildlife Code, a formal revision of general and permanent and local and special statutes relating to the Parks and Wildlife Department, wildlife resources, water safety, and state and national parks. Senate: Natural Resources Ordered not printed after committee report
HB 13 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the creation and administration of the Natural and Scenic Rivers System; providing for powers and duties in the Parks and Wildlife Department; providing for the creation of scenic and surface easements; providing for the preservation and protection of natural and scenic rivers; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs Reported unfavorably
HB 557 63-0 (1973) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to the designation, acquisition, and administration of state wilderness areas; prohibiting certain acts; providing for rules relating to wilderness areas; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs Amended in committee
HB 769 63-0 (1973) Author: Agnich, Fred
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to making the Texas Conservation Foundation Act applicable to purposes related to wildlife refuges, preservations, and management areas. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 1195 63-0 (1973) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to allocation of funds in the Omnibus Tax Clearance Fund for construction of trails for hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
HB 1366 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to increasing the tax on cigarettes and placing the additional tax in the special Scientific Areas Fund. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
SB 415 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to making the Texas Conservation Foundation Act applicable to purposes related to wildlife refuges, preservations, and management areas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 502 63-0 (1973) Author: Braecklein, Bill
Sponsor: Hudson III, Samuel
Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to transfer certain property from one division of the department to another; providing for the repayment of dedicated funds in certain circumstances. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 247 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to the regulation by the Parks and Wildlife Department of the exhibition of wildlife for public purposes, and providing penalties for violation.
HB 308 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to the administration of funds by the Water Safety Series Division of the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 399 62-0 (1971) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to prohibiting the traffic of endangered species; prescribing a penalty for violation.
HB 1093 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, John Relating to a joint study to determine the best sites for natural river areas. ("Natural Rivers Act")
HB 1522 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to authorizing the Governor to appoint a citizen to serve as administrative head of state and local assistance programs as set up in the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965, as amended.
HB 1536 62-0 (1971) Author: Adams, Don Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to execute deeds to exchange portions of certain sections at Palo Duro State Park for adjoining real property.
HB 1544 62-0 (1971) Author: McKissack, Dick Relating to expressing intent to promote utilization of lands, public and private, by management of recreational and wildlife resources and authorizing liberal construction.
HB 1810 62-0 (1971) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Watson, Murray
Relating to authorizing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to acquire certain Spanish Missions in Milam County.
HB 1864 62-0 (1971) Author: Wieting, Leroy J.
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to creating Ingleside Cove Wildlife Sanctuary; providing penalties for certain types of hunting and fishing in Ingleside Cove Wildlife Sanctuary.
HB 1875 62-0 (1971) Author: Harding, Forrest A. Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to collect a fee for issuing permits to offset cost.
SB 302 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack | et. al.
Sponsor: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Relating to authorizing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission to locate and designate outstanding natural features or formations with markers or monuments.
SB 576 62-0 (1971) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Sponsor: Golman, Joe H.
Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to publish information on State Parks, State historic sites and State scientific areas.
SB 714 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to establishing a Natural Rivers System.
HB 60 61-0 (1969) Author: Dramberger, A.L. "Tony" Relating to the issuance of permits by the Parks and Wildlife Commission for the taking of shell and gravel or sand from the inside waters of this State.
HB 745 61-0 (1969) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to the creation of the Texas Marine Sanctuary; providing for a penalty for violations; authorizing injunctions.
HB 790 61-0 (1969) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" | et. al. Relating to creating a Texas Conservation Foundation.
HB 1353 61-0 (1969) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to allowing the Parks and Wildlife Department to contract for the removal of noxious vegetation from waters.
HB 1381 61-0 (1969) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to allowing the Parks and Wildlife Department to plan and develop as well as acquire land.
SB 320 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to creating a Texas Conservation Foundation; providing powers, duties, organization, and term of office.
SB 489 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to the licensing and regulation of persons possessing raptors; providing for penalties.
SB 519 61-0 (1969) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to changing the designations of certain bonds, to authorize the Parks and Wildlife Department to exercise discretion in establishing interest rates, maximum maturity and the capitalization of interest for the initial fiscal year and appropriate reserves and to authorize the Parks and Wildlife Commission to invest surplus monies in the Park Development Fund in specified securities and recognizing the expenses of issuing bonds to be costs of acquiring land to be acquired with the proceeds thereof.
HB 58 60-0 (1967) Author: Hendryx, Gene R. Relating to the acquisition, restoration, and maintenance of historical structures and sites by the Parks and Wildlife Department and structures and sites relating to prehistoric animal or plant life.
HB 65 60-0 (1967) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to changing the name of the Rockport Wildlife Sanctuary to the Connie Hagar Wildlife Sanctuary-Rockport.
HB 220 60-0 (1967) Author: Orr, Fred | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to establish a state system of scientific areas and authorizing governmental agencies to acquire, develop and manage scientific areas.
HB 917 60-0 (1967) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the Parks and Wildlife Department to expend funds to counties and school districts in lieu of taxes for wildlife management areas.
HB 1081 60-0 (1967) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for an additional ten cents per cubic yard on all shell or mudshell sold by the Parks and Wildlife Department; providing that such monies shall be deposited in the General Revenue Fund.
HB 1111 60-0 (1967) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the defacing or damaging of caves or caverns; providing a penalty.
HB 1175 60-0 (1967) Author: Haines, David Graves Relating to coordination between State and Federal agencies in the control of predation.
HB 1184 60-0 (1967) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to establishment of El Robano Wildlife Sanctuary; prohibiting hunting and fishing in the sanctuary and closing the are to firearms and vehicles; prescribing penalties.
SB 409 60-0 (1967) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to authorizing and directing the Parks and Wildlife Department to expend funds to cities, counties, and school districts in lieu of taxes for Wildlife Management areas.
SB 596 60-0 (1967) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Galveston Bay Area Authority; relating to the control of water pollution and waste disposal in the Galveston Bay area; prescribing penalties.
SB 597 60-0 (1967) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to rehabilitate the Copano Bay Causeway as a public fishing pier and recreation area.
HB 70 59-0 (1965) Author: Slider, James Lenoy | et. al. Relating to conservation and development of the natural resources of Texas by increasing opportunities for outdoor recreation; enacting the State Recreation Development Act.
HB 585 59-0 (1965) Author: Klager, James Edward "Jim" | et. al. Relating to developing outdoor recreation resources and facilities and authorizing state participation in the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965.
HB 738 59-0 (1965) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to redefining the boundaries of the Rockport Wildlife Sanctuary; amending certain Acts.
HB 1108 59-0 (1965) Author: Garrison, Donald E. "Don" | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code to clarify language and to exclude from the unprotected list of birds certain rare, uncommon, beneficial or nondestructive species.
SB 64 59-0 (1965) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to authorizing the Texas Historical Survey Committee to name natural geographical features.
SB 98 59-0 (1965) Author: Krueger, Culp | et. al. Relating to conservation and development of the natural resources of Texas by increasing opportunities for outdoor recreation; enacting the State Recreation Development Act.
SB 165 59-0 (1965) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to designating the Parks and Wildlife Department of the State of Texas as the State Agency to cooperate with the Federal Government in the administration of the "Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965."
HB 6 58-0 (1963) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to the creation of Padre Island National Seashore.
HB 597 58-0 (1963) Author: Crews, David William Relating to declaring the public policy of the State relating to the control of forest pests; providing for the administration of this Act by the Texas Forest Service.
HB 745 58-0 (1963) Author: Cowles, L. Nelson Relating to authorizing the Game and Fish Commission to enter into contracts or agreements with the Federal Government for the eradication of noxious vegetation in the navigable waters of this State.
SB 295 58-0 (1963) Author: Strong, Jack B. Relating to declaring noxious certain aquatic plants in that portion of Caddo Lake situated in Harrison and Marion Counties; authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to execute exclusive contracts for removal of noxious aquatic plants.
HB 443 57-0 (1961) Author: Peeler, Travis A. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code of Texas providing the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission authority to permit, limit, or prohibit the importation of fish, birds, wild animals or other wild life into this State for any and all purposes.
HB 444 57-0 (1961) Author: Peeler, Travis A. Relating to amending a certain Act authorizing game wardens to make arrests of certain persons outside the incorporated limits of any city, town, or village.
HB 709 57-0 (1961) Author: Bailey, Scott J. Relating to amending the Texas Penal Code relating to the administration of the Game and Fish Commission.
HB 846 57-0 (1961) Author: Glusing, Ben A. | et. al. Relating to providing for the trapping, transporting and transplanting of wild white-tailed deer from overpopulated areas to other areas in which deer populations are below carrying capacity.
HB 965 57-0 (1961) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to declaring certain areas of Laguna Madre in the counties of Cameron, Willacy, Kleberg, and Nueces in the State of Texas, to be the "Laguna Madre Wildlife Management Area."
HB 125 57-1 (1961) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to amending a certain Act that the School Land Board to lease the surface estate in State-owned islands and submerged lands for the propagation, protection and conservation of birds and bird life to any organization organized for that purpose; authorizing the littoral owner to lease State-owned lands for his own use, with certain conditions.
SB 72 57-3 (1962) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to conveying whatever right, title or interest the State of Texas may have in certain lands to the City of Mineral Wells.
HB 939 56-0 (1959) Author: Dungan, William Taylor "Bill" Relating to declaring the legislative policy of the State as to Lavon Lake in Collin County in regard to game; regulating the use of boats and water skis on said Lavon Lake; regulating and prohibiting the use and discharge of firearms on said Lavon Lake; providing penalties for violation; designating peace officers of Collin County and game wardens to make inspections of boats and other watercraft on Lavon Lake and to enforce provisions of the Act.
SB 417 56-0 (1959) Author: Dies, Jr., Martin | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts to provide that any vacancy on the Game and Fish Commission shall be filled by the appointment of a resident of one of nine regions, herein established, which region, at the time of the appointment, is not represented on the Commission.
HB 28 56-1 (1959) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Game and Fish Commission to transfer and convey certain lands in Hemphill County, Texas to the Adobe Walls Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
HB 49 56-1 (1959) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt | et. al. Relating to creating the Laguna Madre Wildlife Sanctuary in Nueces County, Texas; prohibiting hunting in said sanctuary; providing a penalty.
HB 40 56-3 (1959) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to creating the Laguna Madre Wildlife Sanctuary in Nueces County, Texas; providing a penalty.
HB 427 55-0 (1957) Author: Burkett, Jr., Joseph W. "Joe" Relating to authorizing the Game and Fish Commission to publish information.
HB 435 55-0 (1957) Author: Heitman, Jr., Charles "Charlie" Relating to the hunting of deer in Sabine and Nacogdoches Counties; changing the open season for hunting deer in Sabine County and adding and re-enacting provisions permitting the use of dogs for hunting deer in Sabine and Nacogdoches Counties.
HB 512 55-0 (1957) Author: Thurmond, George Murat Relating to enabling the Game and Fish Commission to sell or exchange sections or parcels of land in Brewster, Culberson or Hudspeth Counties.
HB 950 55-0 (1957) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to conserving the game and fish resources of Calhoun County, Texas by withdrawing certain areas of water, marsh islands and submerged land from sale or lease and setting the same aside for a public hunting and fishing area, subject to certain exceptions and restrictions.
HB 21 54-0 (1955) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the leasing of certain areas to the National Audubon Society for the purpose of propagating, protecting and conserving birds and bird life.
HB 324 53-0 (1953) Author: Crosthwait, John L. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the leasing of grazing rights upon, and the sale of timber or other valuable products taken from, lands acquired by the Game and Fish Commission for use as game management areas; providing the grazing lease or product sales shall be made by the State Board of Control.
HB 609 52-0 (1951) Author: Wood, Clifford W. Relating to authorizing the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission of Texas to enter into cooperative agreements with the United States for the protection and management of wildlife resources on certain National Forest lands in Texas situated in Houston and Trinity Counties and to restock and protect same; prescribing penalty for violations of rules and regulations promulgated by said Commission and for other purposes.
SB 298 52-0 (1951) Author: Carney, Howard A. Relating to providing for the use, operation and management by the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission under its rules and regulations of land acquired by said Commission, including in such management authority to make disposition of timber and other plants and crops, make tenancy of rental agreements, sell or lease certain mineral rights, including restriction to directional drilling on fish hatchery land, grant certain rights-of-way or easements, when such disposals, sales and leases shall not adversely affect or will be beneficial to game and fish protection.
SB 469 52-0 (1951) Author: Wagonseller, Wayne Warren Relating to authorizing the Texas State Parks Board to transfer and convey certain land in Palo Pinto County to the City of Mineral Wells.
HB 484 50-0 (1947) Author: Fertsch, Marvin D. Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas; providing open season for taking mourning doves and white-winged doves in Lavaca County.
SB 135 50-0 (1947) Author: Carney, Howard A. Relating to conferring regulatory powers upon the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission; providing penalties.
HB 453 49-0 (1945) Author: Kirby, Dann Relating to declaring the policy of the State of Texas toward the perpetuation of the Texas Bighorn Mountain Sheep, declaring the purpose of the Legislature to authorize the purchase of not to exceed twelve (12) sections of privately owned, and not to exceed eight (8) sections of public school lands in Culberson and Hudspeth Counties; authorizing the acceptance by the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission of gifts of moneys or of lands in said Counties for the purpose of a game management unit for the special benefit of said species.
SB 177 49-0 (1945) Author: Winfield, Henry L. Relating to declaring the policy of the State of Texas toward the perpetuation of the Texas Bighorn Mountain Sheep, declaring the purpose of the Legislature to authorize the purchase of not to exceed 12 sections of privately owned, and not to exceed 8 sections of Public School lands in Culberson and Hudspeth counties.
SB 63 48-0 (1943) Author: Ramsey, Ben Relating to authorizing the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission of Texas to enter into co-operative agreements with the United States for the protection and management of wildlife resources on certain National Forest lands in Texas situated in the Counties of San Augustine and Sabine, and to re-stock and protect the same; prescribing penalty for violations of the rules and regulations promulgated by the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission.
HB 440 47-0 (1941) Author: Love, Jack | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful to shoot, kill, maim, injure, molest, entrap, or detain an Antwerp Messenger or Homing Pigeon, commonly called a "carrier pigeon"; making it unlawful for person other than owner to remove or alter any stamp or identification mark; and to provide a penalty for the violation thereof.
HB 631 47-0 (1941) Author: McMurry, Houston Relating to amending a certain Act making Clay County eligible to the provisions of this Act regarding elections as to whether domestic turkeys shall be permitted to run at large.
HB 53 47-1 (1941) Author: Manning, Rushing | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission of Texas to enter into cooperative agreements with the United States for the protection and management of wildlife resources on certain national forest lands in Texas situated in certain counties to restock and protect the same; prescribing penalty for violations of the rules and regulations promulgated by the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission.
HB 147 46-0 (1939) Author: Clark, Lester Relating to declaring it unlawful to take, hunt, trap, ensnare, kill, or attempt to kill by any means whatsoever any wild deer, buck, doe, fawn, or wild turkey in Palo Pinto County for a period of four (4) years from and after the passage of this Act; providing a penalty therefor.
HB 333 46-0 (1939) Author: McFarland, Charles Milford | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code to include in the unprotected list certain birds not now included.
HB 884 46-0 (1939) Author: Felty, Fred Cumming Relating to declaring the Collared Peccary or Javelina a game animal; providing an open season for taking same and the number that may be taken or possessed; prohibiting the sale of any Peccary or part of such animal; providing a suitable penalty.
HB 965 46-0 (1939) Author: Shell, J. Harvey Relating to declaring a certain area adjacent to the town of Rockport, Aransas County, Texas, a Wildlife Sanctuary; providing a suitable penalty for hunting therein.
HB 1109 46-0 (1939) Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the taking of Collared Peccary or Javelina or their hides.
SB 215 46-0 (1939) Author: Redditt, John Sayers Relating to assenting to the provisions of the Act of Congress entitled "An Act to provide that the United States shall aid the States in wildlife restoration projects and for other purposes," approved September 2, 1937.
HB 629 45-0 (1937) Relating to declaring the islands in Galveston Bay, known as Vingt et Un Islands, as a wildlife sanctuary and prohibiting the molestation of any birds found on said Islands; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
SB 484 45-0 (1937) Relating to enlarging the State Parks Board to six members and to have six-year overlapping terms.
HB 215 40-0 (1927) Author: Finlay, Sr., James Relating to providing that the State Board of Control and State Parks Board shall give due consideration to the Pecan Tree when beautifying State Parks or other public property belonging to the State.
SB 353 39-0 (1925) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to propagating and protecting wild fox and wild raccoon; preventing shooting and trapping wild fox and wild raccoon within the limits of Harris County, State of Texas, for a period of five years from and after the passage of this Act; and providing a penalty therefor. Senate: State Affairs
SB 344 38-0 (1923) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to lease a group of three islands situated in Bahia Grande (Big Bay) in Cameron County for a term not to exceed fifty years to the National Association of Audubon Societies.
HB 356 37-0 (1921) Author: Burmeister, Frank H. Relating to the destruction of prairie dogs, ground squirrels, rats, etc.
SB 42 37-1 (1921) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to lease Green Island, the group of islands known as Three Islands and North Bird Island and South Bird Island and the adjacent flats and reefs in Laguna Madre on the Texas Coast for a term not to exceed fifty years to the National Association of Audubon Societies for and in consideration of said Association undertaking to propagate, protect and conserve birds and bird life thereon.
HB 91 36-0 (1919) Author: Kellis, W. F. Relating to providing for the eradication of predatory animals, making an appropriation therefor, and prescribing the manner of its expenditure in cooperation with the Bureau of Biological Survey, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
HB 124 36-0 (1919) Author: Hornby, Sr., Harry P. Relating to prohibiting the killing or shipment or sale of the reptile commonly known as the horned toad, except for educational purposes; providing penalties for the violation of this Act.
SB 275 36-0 (1919) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to preserving, propagating, and protecting the wild game, wild birds, wild fowl of this State, providing adequate penalties for the unlawful taking, slaughter, sale, purchase, or shipment thereof, providing for the appointment of Deputy Game Commissioners and fixing their salaries, defining the duties and powers of the Game, Fish and Oyster Commissioner, and his deputies; fixing the venue of prosecution under this Act. Senate: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 24 35-0 (1917) Author: Beason, Augustine L. Relating to prohibiting the use of automatic shot guns, automatic rifles, and shot guns known as pump guns for the purpose of killing wild game or game birds, and prohibiting the use of any such fire arms except on the premises of the owner; fixing a penalty.
HB 40 35-0 (1917) Author: Lange, Edward Henry Relating to making it a misdemeanor to kill or in any manner injure the winged quadruped known as the common bat.
HB 477 35-0 (1917) Author: Scholl, Louis H. | et. al. Relating to providing for the establishment and maintenance of experimental apiaries for the purpose of studying beekeeping problems under the direction of the Agricultural and Mechanical College; making appropriations.
SB 96 35-0 (1917) Author: Bee, Carlos Relating to making it a misdemeanor to kill or in any manner injure the winged quadruped known as the common bat.
HB 30 35-3 (1917) Author: Mendell, Jr., George W. Relating to making appropriation for additional support of the Game, Fish and Oyster Department.
SB 24 35-3 (1917) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass Relating to an appropriation for the Game, Fish and Oyster Department.
SB 42 35-4 (1918) Author: Buchanan, Charles R. Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court to purchase poisons and other accessories for the purpose of destroying certain animals; providing procedure for the distribution and use of such poisons.
SB 107 35-4 (1918) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass Relating to making appropriations for deficiencies in appropriations heretofore made for the support of the Game, Fish and Oyster Department for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1917.
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 339 34-0 (1915) Author: Beason, Augustine L. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute permitting the killing of pelicans.
SB 231 34-0 (1915) Author: Bee, Carlos Relating to preserving, propagate and protect wild game, wild birds and wild fowl of the State, to provide adequate penalties for the unlawful taking, slaughter, sale, purchase or shipment thereof; providing for the appointment of deputy game commissioners and fixing their salaries, defining the duties and powers of the Game, Fish and Oyster Commissioner and his deputies.
SB 319 34-0 (1915) Author: Bee, Carlos Relating to making it a misdemeanor to kill or in any manner injure the winged quadruped known as the common bat.
SB 378 34-0 (1915) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to appropriating the sum of three thousand dollars ($3,000) for the suppression and eradication of foul brood in bees, to be expended under the direction of the State Entomologist and the Director of the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station.
HB 95 33-0 (1913) Author: Mills, Charles H. Relating to providing penalties for the unlawful taking, slaughter, sale, purchase or shipment of wild game, defining the duties and powers of the Game, Fish and Oyster Commissioner and his deputies, providing for issuance of hunting licenses and prescribing penalties for hunting without license, and declaring that certain monies shall belong to the special game fund
HB 702 33-0 (1913) Author: Cox, George Joshua Relating to amending the General Laws relating to the taking of fish so as to exempt Franklin County.
SB 61 33-0 (1913) Author: McNealus, James Clayton | et. al. Relating to preserving, propagating and protecting the wild game, wild birds and wild fowl of the state; providing for the appointment of deputy game commissioners and providing adequate penalties.
HB 345 30-0 (1907) Relating to preserving and protecting the wild game, wild birds and wild fowl of the State, to provide adequate penalties for the violation of this Act, and the unlawful taking, slaughter, sale, purchase or shipment thereof.

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