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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 125 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the appointment of guardians ad litem and guardians. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1022 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to a written declaration to designate a guardian before the need for a guardian arises. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1954 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to certain accounts established at financial institutions, including disclosures related to those accounts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2158 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the adoption of the Texas Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2469 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the establishment of an electronic database for settlement agreements for certain suits involving minors or incapacitated persons; authorizing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 2892 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to guardianships; authorizing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3631 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to establishing a guardianship compliance program. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3847 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to guardianships, substitutes for guardianships, and durable powers of attorney for persons with disabilities or who are incapacitated. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3901 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to parental administrations for certain adults with intellectual disabilities and the prosecution of a related criminal offense. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
SB 36 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the regulation of certain guardianship programs. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 37 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to the requirement to obtain certification for attorneys representing persons in guardianship proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 38 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to certain procedural matters in courts exercising probate jurisdiction. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 39 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to estates and to guardianships, substitutes for guardianships, and durable powers of attorney for persons with disabilities or who are incapacitated. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 40 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the bond required and the bond insurance obtained for certain judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 41 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the demand for an accounting from an attorney in fact or agent of a principal by certain persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 498 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Neave, Victoria
Relating to the use of person first respectful language instead of the term "ward." House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Record vote
SB 511 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Wray, John
Relating to a written declaration to designate a guardian before the need for a guardian arises. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 667 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to establishing a guardianship compliance program. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 963 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of a guardianship court pilot program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1016 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the appointment and duties of court investigators for certain courts in guardianship proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1056 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the transfer of certain probate proceedings to the county in which the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate resides. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
House passage as amended reported
SB 1096 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to guardianships; authorizing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1193 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to the adoption of the Texas Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1325 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to authorizing counties to establish public guardians to serve as guardians for certain incapacitated persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1559 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to a fee exemption for guardianship proceedings of certain military servicemembers and certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other first responders. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1710 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Neave, Victoria
Relating to applications for the complete restoration of a ward's capacity or modification of a guardianship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1764 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the investment of funds in, and operation of guardianships of the estate in relation to, accounts established under the Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2016 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to parental administrations for certain adults with intellectual disabilities and the prosecution of a related criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 64 85-1 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a review by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System of certain court filings made in connection with guardianship proceedings. Filed
HB 39 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to guardianships for incapacitated persons and to substitutes for guardianships for certain adults with disabilities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 634 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the rights of a guardian of a person in the criminal justice system. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1333 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a request for a customer record of a financial institution for guardianship purposes. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1438 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to probate matters, including guardianships and other matters related to incapacitated persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1560 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to investment options for property recovered in a suit by a next friend or guardian ad litem on behalf of a minor or incapacitated person. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1921 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to requiring criminal history record information concerning a family member being proposed to serve as a guardian of a ward or proposed ward. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2183 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2418 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John Relating to decedents' estates. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2419 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the relationship between the Estates Code and the former Texas Probate Code. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 2665 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to access to and receipt of certain information regarding a ward by certain relatives of the ward. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2733 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to payment and reimbursement of court costs in a guardianship proceeding. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2829 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to requiring the provision of security from certain persons for the probable costs of a guardianship proceeding. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2858 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate judge or other judge authorized to hear probate, guardianship, or mental health matters, and the subsequent assignment of another judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2998 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to adoption of the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3424 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study and report on the establishment of a central database containing information about certain individuals under guardianship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3624 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to authorizing supported decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3643 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to temporary guardianships pending contest. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3645 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to temporary guardianships pending contest. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3906 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction and the appointment of an attorney ad litem or guardian ad litem in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3914 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to certain court-initiated guardianship proceedings involving individuals believed to be incapacitated persons including the appointment of a guardian ad litem or court investigator. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3930 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the provision of care and treatment to certain incapacitated persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4058 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to intervention in guardianship proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HR 3437 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1882. Reported enrolled
SB 993 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the relationship between the Estates Code and the former Texas Probate Code. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 995 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Wray, John
Relating to decedents' estates. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1224 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to guardianships for incapacitated persons. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1622 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to payment and reimbursement of court costs in a guardianship proceeding. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1623 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to requiring the provision of security from certain persons for the probable costs of a guardianship proceeding. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1665 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate judge or other judge authorized to hear probate, guardianship, or mental health matters, and the subsequent assignment of another judge. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1876 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the appointment of attorneys ad litem, guardians ad litem, mediators, and guardians in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1881 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Peña, Gilbert | et. al.
Relating to authorizing supported decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1882 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to a bill of rights for wards under guardianship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1912 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to authorizing supported decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1929 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction and the appointment of an attorney ad litem or guardian ad litem in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SR 1058 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1882. Reported enrolled
HB 1418 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to examination requirements for wards and proposed wards in certain guardianship matters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2080 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to guardianships, including the assessment and payment of attorney's fees and other court costs in guardianships, and to court-created management trusts for persons who have physical disabilities or who are incapacitated; changing the amount of a fee and requiring the collection of a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2124 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to a medical power of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2303 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a request for a customer record of a financial institution for guardianship purposes. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2407 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to restoration of a person's right to purchase a firearm on termination of a guardianship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2410 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the appointment of attorneys ad litem to represent the interests of certain persons in guardianship proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2411 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the authority of a guardian of the person of a ward to sign certain documents related to employment of the ward. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2412 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to notice and reporting of investigations of certified guardians conducted by the Guardianship Certification Board. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2413 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the protection of persons from family violence and other violence in guardianship proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2461 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to use of spendthrift trust assets to pay certain costs. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2463 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the contents of a court order appointing a guardian of the person of a ward. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2470 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to venue for actions to revoke certain medical powers of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2600 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the determination of probable cause for a court to ascertain whether a person is an incapacitated person for purposes of the appointment of a guardian ad litem or court investigator. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2915 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to relating to notice and costs in guardianship proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3313 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to changing the amount of the application fee for a certificate of registration as a private professional guardian. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 528 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to examination requirements for wards and proposed wards in certain guardianship matters. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 647 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to guardianships, including the assessment and payment of attorney's fees and other court costs in guardianships, and to court-created management trusts for persons who have physical disabilities or who are incapacitated. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 651 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to a medical power of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
SB 1235 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to guardianships, including assessments for and provision of guardianship services by the Department of Aging and Disability Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
SB 1523 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to changing the amount of the application fee for a certificate of registration as a private professional guardian. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 383 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to allowing a surrogate decision-maker to consent to certain medical treatments on behalf of an inmate of a correctional facility. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1128 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to consent to certain medical treatments by a surrogate decision-maker on behalf of certain inmates. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1325 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to payment of the costs for services of a guardian ad litem, court visitor, and attorney ad litem in a guardianship proceeding. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1835 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to trusts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1837 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to guardianships and alternatives to guardianship for persons who have physical disabilities or who are incapacitated. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1858 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the creation, administration, and interpretation of powers of attorney, including statutory powers of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2046 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to decedents' estates. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2492 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the family allowance, treatment of exempt property, and an allowance in lieu of exempt property in the administration of a decedent's estate. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
HB 2728 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the operation and regulation of charitable bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2744 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to guardianships, including the functions of the Guardianship Certification Board. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2759 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of provisions of the Texas Probate Code relating to durable powers of attorney, guardianships, and other related proceedings and alternatives, and the redesignation of certain other provisions of the Texas Probate Code, including conforming amendments and repeals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
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HB 2900 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to guardianship matters and proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HCR 182 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1198. Signed by the Governor
HR 2690 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1198. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 220 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to guardianships, including the assessment of prospective wards for, and the provision of, guardianship services by the Department of Aging and Disability Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 286 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to attorney's fees and other costs in guardianship proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
House passage as amended reported
SB 481 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the removal of a guardian of an incapacitated person ordered by a court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 482 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to authorization agreements between parents and nonparent relatives of a child. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 856 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to consent to certain medical treatments by a surrogate decision-maker on behalf of certain inmates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1027 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the provision of legal services by a guardian in connection with a guardianship. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1192 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the creation, administration, and interpretation of powers of attorney, including statutory powers of attorney. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1196 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to guardianships and alternatives to guardianship for persons who have physical disabilities or who are incapacitated. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1197 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to trusts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1198 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to decedents' estates. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
SB 1299 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of provisions of the Texas Probate Code relating to durable powers of attorney, guardianships, and other related proceedings and alternatives, and the redesignation of certain other provisions of the Texas Probate Code, including conforming amendments and repeals. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SR 1254 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1198. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 585 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to records related to an estate of a decedent or incapacitated person. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 587 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the payment of attorney's fees to an attorney representing an applicant for the appointment of a guardian. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 804 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to authorizing a power of attorney for the medical care and education of a child. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 889 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to examination requirements in certain guardianship matters concerning persons with mental retardation. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1940 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to an agreement authorizing a non-parent relative of a child to make certain decisions regarding the child; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2047 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to authorizing a criminal justice agency to disclose certain criminal history record information to the Guardianship Certification Board and offices of the county clerk. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2048 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the appointment or removal of guardians of incapacitated persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2049 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to reporting and application requirements regarding certain public and private guardians. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2050 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to criminal history record information relating to persons who are certified to provide guardianship services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2260 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to a determination of whether a probate court of this state is a more appropriate forum than a court of another state with respect to guardianship proceedings involving adults. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2367 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to venue or transfer of certain probate matters and guardianship matters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2368 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to trusts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2502 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of provisions of the Texas Probate Code relating to decedents' estates and the redesignation of certain other provisions of the Texas Probate Code, including conforming amendments and repeals. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
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HB 3080 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to guardianships and other matters relating to incapacitated persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3635 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to administration of a trust with cotrustees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3747 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the discharge and court-ordered treatment of certain patients with mental illness. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 4562 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to medical assistance program reimbursement for guardianship expenses of certain recipients. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 271 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to informal caregiver support services and to the appointment of a successor guardian for certain wards adjudicated as totally incapacitated. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 584 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to notification to a patient of a state-operated mental health facility or resident of a residential care facility of the exemption of certain trusts from liability to pay for support. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 683 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the employment, powers, and duties of and procedures for matters referred to a statutory probate court judge or associate judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1053 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the appointment or removal of guardians of incapacitated persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1055 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to reporting and application requirements regarding certain public and private guardians. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1056 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to authorizing a criminal justice agency to disclose certain criminal history record information and to orders of disclosure regarding such information. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1057 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to criminal history record information relating to persons who are certified to provide guardianship services. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1267 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to transfer of certain probate matters and guardianship matters. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1369 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the appointment of attorneys ad litem and to court-appointed volunteer advocates in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1598 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to an agreement authorizing a nonparent relative of a child to make certain decisions regarding the child; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 2071 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of provisions of the Texas Probate Code relating to decedents' estates and the redesignation of certain other provisions of the Texas Probate Code, including conforming amendments and repeals. Senate: Administration Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 2344 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to examination requirements in certain guardianship matters concerning persons with mental retardation. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2435 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to medical assistance program reimbursement for guardianship expenses of certain recipients. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 336 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the administration and operation of certain trusts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 342 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to concurrent guardianship proceedings in this state and in a foreign jurisdiction. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 353 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the obtaining of criminal history record information in a guardianship matter or proceeding. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 417 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to guardianship matters and proceedings. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 519 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the creation of a trust for the management of an incapacitated person's estate. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 564 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the administration and operation of certain trusts and other property interests held for the benefit of another. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 585 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the jurisdiction and procedures of a probate court in certain guardianship proceedings. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 660 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to venue or transfer of certain probate matters and guardianship matters. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken in committee
HB 990 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the statutory probate court of Collin County. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1295 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to filing fees for certain actions filed in a court with probate jurisdiction. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1483 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Guardianship Certification Board. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1484 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to provisional certification for certain guardians. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1485 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to reimbursement of members of the Guardianship Certification Board for certain expenses. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1599 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the appointment of attorneys ad litem. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1708 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to examination requirements in certain guardianship matters concerning persons with mental retardation. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1709 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to bonds required of guardians and other personal representatives. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3216 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the participation of certain family members in a family-controlled state trust company. House: Financial Institutions Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3460 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the statutory probate court of Collin County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 3757 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the rights of certain incapacitated persons that may be terminated by a court in a guardianship proceeding. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 3887 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the requirements relating to the appointment of a guardian of the person or of the estate of certain incapacitated persons. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
SB 291 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to criminal history record information for guardianship proceedings and to lists of certain public guardians; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 392 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to venue or transfer of certain probate matters and guardianship matters. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 400 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the jurisdiction of a probate court in certain guardianship proceedings. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 406 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to a motion for the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate court judge. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 505 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Guardianship Certification Board. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 506 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to provisional certification for certain guardians. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 507 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to reimbursement of members of the Guardianship Certification Board for certain expenses. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 590 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a designated agent's access to a principal's medical and health care information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 706 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the appointment of attorneys ad litem. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 819 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the fees charged for filing an inventory and appraisement in probate actions. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 973 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to notification to a patient of a mental health facility or resident of a residential care facility of the exemption of certain trusts from liability to pay for support. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1024 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the requirements for appointment as a visiting statutory probate court judge. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judiciary
SB 1303 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to guardianship matters and proceedings. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1304 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the administration and operation of certain trusts and other property interests held for the benefit of another. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1392 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the rights of certain incapacitated persons that may be terminated by a court in a guardianship proceeding and to the restoration of certain rights. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judiciary
SB 1555 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Garcia, Juan
Relating to compensation and payment of attorney's fees of attorneys serving as guardians of a ward. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1701 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the appointment of a successor guardian for certain wards adjudicated as totally incapacitated. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 230 79-0 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to grounds for removal of a guardian. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 782 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the statutory probate courts of El Paso County. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 934 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to notice requirements in certain proceedings relating to charitable trusts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1190 79-0 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to trusts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/06
HB 1191 79-0 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to guardianship matters and proceedings. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1472 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the creation of a management trust by a probate court. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1501 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the authority of a guardian of the estate of a ward to make certain gifts of the ward's estate for estate planning purposes. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1792 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to conforming the law concerning the removal of a guardian of a ward to amendments made by the 78th Legislature. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1793 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the jurisdiction of a court with respect to an action involving a testamentary trust. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 1910 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to certain actions for personal injury, death, or property damages brought by or against a guardian of the person or estate of an incapacitated person. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1911 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to certain actions for personal injury, death, or property damages brought by or against a personal representative of a decedent's estate. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 2011 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the creation of a living trust; providing a civil penalty. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2750 79-0 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to certain identifying information provided in connection with a decedent's estate or guardianship. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2875 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to a statutory probate court judge's authority to transfer certain proceedings from another court to the statutory probate court and to the venue for certain actions brought by or against a guardian, executor, or other personal representative. House: Judiciary Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3240 79-0 (2005) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of a residence homestead held in a court-ordered trust. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/06
HB 3435 79-0 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to guardianships. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 3475 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the statutory probate courts of El Paso County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HJR 75 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the legislature to authorize the creation of perpetual trusts. House: Financial Institutions Withdrawn from schedule
SB 346 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to conforming the law concerning the removal of a guardian of a ward to amendments made by the 78th Legislature. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 347 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the appointment of an appraiser to appraise the property of a decedent's or ward's estate. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 349 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the jurisdiction of a court with respect to an action involving a testamentary trust. Senate: Jurisprudence Record vote
SB 367 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the statutory probate courts of El Paso County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1157 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to trusts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1158 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to guardianship matters and proceedings. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1216 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a statutory probate court judge's authority to transfer certain proceedings from another court to the statutory probate court. Senate: Jurisprudence Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 92 79-3 (2006) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the administration and operation of certain trusts. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 445 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the filing of a recusal motion in a proceeding involving a temporary guardianship. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken in committee
HB 1470 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to guardianships and the jurisdiction of certain courts; providing a criminal penalty. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1471 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the duties and removal of a trustee. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1709 78-0 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the settlement of the guardianship of the estate of a ward. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2189 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to temporary guardianship procedures. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2239 78-0 (2003) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the applicability of the rule against perpetuities to trusts. House: Financial Institutions No action taken in committee
HB 2240 78-0 (2003) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the management of certain trusts and the adoption of the Uniform Prudent Investor Act. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/04
HB 2431 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to jurisdiction of courts with respect to guardianship proceedings. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2679 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the authority of a guardian of the person of a ward to transport the ward to an inpatient mental health facility and file for emergency detention under certain circumstances and to consent to the administration of certain medication. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3503 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to exculpatory clauses in trusts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HJR 77 78-0 (2003) Author: Paxton, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment to remove the prohibition against perpetual trusts. House: Financial Institutions No action taken in committee
SB 534 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to the applicability of the rule against perpetuities to trusts. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 574 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the duties and removal of a trustee. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 575 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to adoption of the Uniform Prudent Investor Act. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1178 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to guardianships of incapacitated persons; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1450 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the authority of a guardian of the person of a ward to transport the ward to an inpatient mental health facility and file for emergency detention under certain circumstances and to consent to the administration of certain medication. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SJR 26 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to remove the prohibition against perpetual trusts. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 361 70-0 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the appointment of temporary administrators, representatives, and guardians for certain persons and estates. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 366 70-0 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to payment of claims without guardianship and the administration of terminated guardianship assets. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 368 70-0 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the acceptance or disclaimer of certain property interests, the effects of acceptance of certain trust interests, and the appointment of a guardian ad litem in certain probate proceedings. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 505 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the appointment and power of disclaimer of a guardian or representative for an unborn or unascertained beneficiary. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
HB 813 70-0 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the circumstances under which a guardian may borrow money against the estate of a ward. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1529 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David Relating to the costs adjudged against the personal representative of an estate or guardianship for neglect or breach of a statutory or fiduciary duty. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1547 70-0 (1987) Author: Warner, Larry Relating to the distribution of certain trust income. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2137 70-0 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the regulation of trust companies and other corporations exercising trust powers. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 121 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to appointment and power of disclaimer of a guardian or representative for an unborn or unascertained beneficiary. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 125 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David Relating to costs adjudged against the personal representative of an estate or guardianship for neglect or breach of a statutory or fiduciary duty. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 746 69-0 (1985) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the payment of certain claims owed to persons for whom no guardian has been appointed, to the termination of certain guardianships, and to the disposition of guardianship assets. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 965 69-0 (1985) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the regulation of trusts and gifts to minors. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2034 69-0 (1985) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the appointment and duties of temporary guardians and the designation of guardians under the Texas Probate Code. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 352 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to costs adjudged against the personal representative of an estate or guardianship for neglect or breach of a statutory or fiduciary duty. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in committee
SB 517 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the regulation of trusts and gifts to minors. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1429 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the designation of a guardian by a person before the person becomes incompetent. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1451 69-0 (1985) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to the disclaimer of an interest in certain property of a decedent by the person or the personal representative of the person entitled to receive the property, and to the representation of certain persons in probate proceedings. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 266 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the appointment of guardians ad litem and attorneys ad litem in probate proceedings. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 520 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the appointment of guardians ad litem and attorneys ad litem in certain probate proceedings. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
SB 523 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the liability of certain personal representatives for attorney's fees. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
SB 1097 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the definition of an incapacitated person, to limited guardianships for incapacitated persons, and to hearings and evidentiary matters connected with those hearings. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 594 67-0 (1981) Author: Cain, David Relating to the transfer of assets to and the naming and the authority of a custodian under the Texas Uniform Gifts to Minors Act. House: Judicial Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 2094 67-0 (1981) Author: Nowlin, James
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the transfer of assets to and the naming and authority of a custodian under the Texas Uniform Gifts to Minors Act. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 482 66-0 (1979) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Relating to the sale of property of a minor in an estate by a parent without appointment as a guardian. House: Judiciary Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 902 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the liability of a trustee or personal representative of the estate of a decedent who continues a partnership in the place of the deceased partner. House: Judiciary Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1360 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to a temporary guardianship for minors by reason of residence. House: Judiciary Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1451 66-0 (1979) Author: Messer, Bill
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to guardianship of deceased wards, final accounting by the guardian, payment of a ward's funeral expenses, and payments becoming due until the guardian's discharge. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 462 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the liability of a trustee or of a personal representative of the estate of a decedent who continues a partnership in the place of the deceased partner. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 511 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Hartung, Frank
Relating to certain trustee's powers and the qualification of a charitable remainder unitrust, annuity trust, or pooled income fund for a federal tax deduction. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1009 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to protection for elderly persons, the appointment and duties of an attorney ad litem in a proceeding for a permanent guardianship, and the liability of officers, and employees of the Texas Department of Human Resources. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 58 65-0 (1977) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the appointment of a guardian ad litem in a proceeding for the appointment of a permanent guardian of an adult. House: Judiciary Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 289 65-0 (1977) Author: Ezzell, Michael H.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to appointment of an attorney ad litem in an proceeding for the appointment of a permanent guardian of an adult. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Effective in 90 days
HB 1187 65-0 (1977) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the determination of heirship of a ward who dies instestate and the sale of property of the ward under certain circumstances. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 1445 65-0 (1977) Author: Gaston, Frank
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to a guardianship for a person missing on public service; amending the Texas Probate Code. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 2240 65-0 (1977) Author: Salinas, Froy
Sponsor: Hance, Kent
Relating to persons who may be appointed guardians. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Effective in 90 days
SB 442 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Providing for the transfer of custodial property to a minor or his estate entitled to receive it under the Uniform Gifts to Minors Act. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Matters
SB 485 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
Relating to the authority of a guardian to make certain investments or sales. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 1127 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to appointment of an attorney ad litem in a proceeding for the appointment of a permanent guardian of an adult. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 1147 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the employment of attorneys by certain personal representatives. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 179 64-0 (1975) Author: Hutchison, Ray
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Concerning the designation of trustees to receive death benefits under employees' trusts; the payment thereof when no trustee makes claim; the exemption of such death benefits from certain obligations of the employee's estate; allowing commingling of death benefits with other assets; the validation of beneficiary designations prior to the effective date of this Act. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 407 64-0 (1975) Author: McDonald, Felix
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Relating to the definition of a minor for probate purposes. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 919 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the authority of guardians of estates of wards to make tax-motivated gifts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1266 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Providing for venue in the sale of real estate of a minor without guardianship and further providing that such application shall be under oath. House: Judiciary Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1267 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Amending Section 147 of the Texas Probate Code relating to the time an independent executor must plead a suit brought against him. House: Judiciary Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1270 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Relating to claims against estates of wards. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 1271 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the sale of real estate by the personal representative. House: Judiciary Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 411 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the authority of guardians of estates of wards to make tax-motivated gifts. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably
SB 562 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Providing a time for the payment of claims in estates of wards and further providing that in insolvent estates preference shall be given to claims for care, maintenance, and education of the ward and administrative expenses of the guardianship. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Matters
SB 566 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the court approval of previous expenditures from the corpus of a ward's estate without approval and raising the limit on such expenditures. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 568 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the time allowed an independent executor before he must pleadto a suit brought against him. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 991 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Providing for the filing of partition suits in the Probate Court in which guardianship proceedings are pending. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 451 63-0 (1973) Author: Hollowell, Bill Authorizing judges to remove guardians and terminate guardianships within their jurisdiction under certain conditions, after notice to the guardians and wards; amending the Texas Probate Code. House: Judiciary Committee hearing date
HB 1143 63-0 (1973) Author: Clayton, Bill Clarifying authority of corporate guardians to sell or dispose of certain investments. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1505 63-0 (1973) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to the authority of the guardian of the person of an incompetent to consent to the sterilization of such incompetent, amending Part 5, Chapter 7, Texas Probate Code, by adding Section 229a; and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary Sent to Calendar Committee
SB 551 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to partial distribution of the corpus or income of an estate, borrowing money by guardians of estates, and the sale of real property of an estate. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 660 63-0 (1973) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Clayton, Bill
Amending the Texas Probate Code to clarify the authority of corporate guardians to sell or dispose of certain investments. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 903 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill
Sponsor: Word, J.P.
Relating to the filing and payment of claims against the estate of a decedent and the limit on claims which may be paid to nonresident guardians.
SB 483 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to the appointment of appraisers when letters testamentary or of administration or of guardianship are granted.
HB 327 61-0 (1969) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to the amount of money which a minor, an incompetent, or a drunkard is entitles to receive as a liquidated debt without a guardian.
HB 375 61-0 (1969) Author: Daniel, Jr., Price Relating to the filling of vacancies occurring in the number of trustees originally appointed under a valid trust agreement.
HB 384 61-0 (1969) Author: Neugent, L. Dean | et. al. Relating to the determination and distribution of common law trust income.
SB 274 61-0 (1969) Author: Jordan, Barbara Charline Relating to amending the Probate Code, increasing the maximum from $500 to $1,500 on moneys paid the County Clerk for withdrawal by the creditor minor on a small estate; and providing a procedure for the accounting of any increase and reporting of the status of such investments.
SB 611 61-0 (1969) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending the Uniform Gifts to Minors Act relating to the duties and powers of custodians.
SB 25 60-0 (1967) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to permitting beneficiaries of a trust created before the effective date of the Texas Trust Act to elect to come under the provisions of said Act, after the death of trustor or trustors; specifying the means by which the election is to be made.
SB 80 59-0 (1965) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending the Texas Trust Act, to eliminate overlapping or conflict with the definitions of Section 4 of said Act; permitting trustee's compensation or commissions and attorney's fees to be charged either against principal or income of a trust, or between both.
SB 503 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to the authority of a guardian to purchase or to continue in effect life, term, or endowment insurance and annuity policies administered by the Veterans Administration; amending the Texas Probate Code.
HB 381 58-0 (1963) Author: Fairchild, Robert Lewis Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code to permit mortgage or pledge of any real or personal property of an estate, under order of the court, for the purpose of making improvements or repairs on the ward's home or for building the ward a home.
HB 1048 58-0 (1963) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code to allow the guardian subject to the approval of the Court to make all funeral arrangements for a deceased ward, to pay all such expenses out of the estate of the deceased ward, and to allow such guardian to pay all other existing debts.
SB 160 58-0 (1963) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending the Texas Trust Act relating to permitting trustees' compensation to be chargeable either against principal or income of a trust; providing that trustees' commissions shall be paid out of principal.
HB 95 57-0 (1961) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to amending a certain Section of the Texas Probate Code relating to authorized investments by a guardian of an estate of money on hand belonging to the ward beyond that which may be necessary for the education and maintenance of such ward.
HB 221 57-0 (1961) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code so as to permit Probate and County Courts to approve expenditures by guardians from the corpus of ward's estates for support, maintenance and education under certain circumstances.
HB 292 57-0 (1961) Author: Bartram, Raymond A. | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code relative to reciprocity provisions authorizing out-of-State banks and trust companies, including national banks to act in certain fiduciary capacities in the State of Texas.
HB 293 57-0 (1961) Author: Bartram, Raymond A. | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Banking Code, Texas Probate Code and Texas Trust Act so as to clarify, harmonize and confirm the provisions dealing with action without bond by banks with trust powers and by trust companies authorized to serve as trustee, executor, administrator, guardian, or receiver.
HB 330 57-0 (1961) Author: Bailey, Scott J. Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code to provide that the guardian of an estate may invest certain moneys of his ward in certain bank savings accounts.
SB 38 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to authorized investments by a guardian of an estate of money on hand belonging to the ward beyond that which may be necessary for the education and maintenance of such ward; amending the Texas Probate Code authorizing such guardian to invest such money in interest-bearing time deposits which may be withdrawn on or before one year after demand in any bank to the extent that the payment of such deposit is insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
SB 141 57-0 (1961) Author: Hudson, Hubert R. Relating to amending the Texas Banking Code of 1943, clarifying, harmonizing and confirming the provisions of those Statutes dealing with action without bond by banks with trust powers and by trust companies authorized to serve as trustee, executor, administrator, guardian, receiver, or, although without general depository powers, depository for any moneys paid into court.
SB 142 57-0 (1961) Author: Hudson, Hubert R. Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code to add reciprocity provisions authorizing out-of-state banks and trust companies, including national banks, to act in certain fiduciary capacities in the State of Texas, when and to the extent that banks and trust companies organized under the laws of the State of Texas, and national banks, with their principal offices in this state, are permitted to so act in other states, territories or the District of Columbia; fixing penalties for violation.
SB 287 57-0 (1961) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code so as to provide certain conditions for certain persons to act as independent administrators and guardians.
HB 182 56-0 (1959) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" Relating to amending the Probate Code so as to permit Probate and County courts to approve expenditures by guardians from the corpus of ward's estates for support, maintenance and education under certain circumstances.
HB 290 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" Relating to amending the Probate Code so as to permit Probate and County Courts to approve expenditures by guardians from the corpus of ward's estates for support, maintenance and education under certain circumstances.
HB 468 56-0 (1959) Author: Bartram, Raymond A. Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code relative to investments by guardians in insurance and annuity contracts.
HB 568 56-0 (1959) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing that if a trustee shall unlawfully and with intent to defraud any beneficiary or settlor of a trust, convert the same or any part thereof to his own use, he shall be punished as provided in cases of theft.
HB 569 56-0 (1959) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by extending its terms to include a trustee and by providing that an indictment for theft or conversion of any estate by a trustee with intent to defraud any beneficiary or settlor of a trust may be presented within ten (10) years from the time of the commission of the offense.
HB 643 56-0 (1959) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick Relating to amending the Probate Code by enlarging the scope so as to include as authorized investments of guardians of estates of wards, investments in savings accounts of national banks or state banks and investments in a common trust fund.
HB 652 56-0 (1959) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code by permitting guardians of estates to borrow money, secured by mortgage, deed of trust or otherwise, for repairs to the family homestead, or premises occupied as such, in certain circumstances.
SB 189 56-0 (1959) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to amending the Probate Code relating to investments by guardians in insurance and annuity contracts.
HB 483 55-0 (1957) Author: Sutton, Jr., Robert Keltner Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code relating to investments of guardians in insurance and annuity contracts.
SB 272 55-0 (1957) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code relating to investments by guardians in insurance and annuity contracts.
HB 14 54-0 (1955) Author: Bergman, Douglas Ernest | et. al. Relating to establishing and adopting a probate code for the State of Texas by revising and rearranging the statutes of this State which pertain to descent and distribution, wills, administration of descendants' estates, actions to declare heirship, guardianship, and other probate matters; and by making various changes in, omissions from, and additions to, such statutes.
HB 167 53-0 (1953) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to amending statutes, providing the procedure for appointment and qualification of nonresident guardians requiring written application and certain procedure in connection therewith; validating certain Letters of Guardianship heretofore issued under the Article and also validating certain conveyances, mineral leases, and other acts of such guardians.
SB 316 53-0 (1953) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to amending Statutes so as to provide that when real estate is sold by a guardian partly on credit, the cash payment shall be not less than thirty per cent (30%) of the purchase price.
HB 205 52-0 (1951) Author: Sadler, Harley Herman Relating to amending certain statutes so as to authorize guardians of the estates of minors, persons of unsound mind, and other persons, appointed under the laws of this State, to make, enter into and execute oil and gas leases and oil, gas and mineral leases upon lands belonging to the estates of their wards; providing that leases may include provisions authorizing the lessee to pool or unitize the oil, gas and gas rights in the lands of their wards with similar rights in the lands of their wards with similar rights in other lands.
HB 251 52-0 (1951) Author: Peterson, Dudley W. | et. al. Relating to providing for validating the appointment of guardians heretofore appointed upon citations or notices not directed to the sheriff or any constable of the county in which proceedings are instituted but conforming to the other requirements of Article 4114 of Title 69 of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, Revision of 1925, both before and after the Amendment of 1941; providing that this Act shall not apply in certain cases.
HB 417 52-0 (1951) Author: Crouch, Douglass "Doug" Relating to amending certain statutes so as to prescribe the method of service of citation in connection with temporary administrators; validating service of all citations heretofore served and all sales of property by administrators originally appointed as temporary administrators; providing nothing herein shall affect pending litigation.
SB 26 52-0 (1951) Author: Bullock, Pat M. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to authorize guardians of the estates of minors, persons of unsound mind, and other persons, appointed under the laws of this State, to make, enter into, and execute leases for the exploration, development, and production of oil, gas, and other minerals, or any one or more of them on, in, and under lands belonging to the estates of their wards.
HB 539 51-0 (1949) Author: Thomas, M. K. Relating to amending a previous Act, authorize guardians to contract for the recovery of property of their wards and pay expenses incident to such recovery by conveyance of a contingent interest therein.
HB 565 51-0 (1949) Author: Wagonseller, Wayne Warren Relating to amending previous sections, authorizing guardians of the estates of minors and other persons to enter into pooling or unitization agreements coverage the interests of their wards in oil as well as gas rights; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 33 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that administrators may, for a named beneficiary, acquire and hold shares in any building and loan association.
SB 89 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to authorizing guardians of estates of minors to contribute to charitable institutions.
SB 177 51-0 (1949) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to providing that executors, guardian and other fiduciaries, as well as the State of Texas, may have the same power as an individual who is sui juris to enter into pooling agreements for the development and operation of fields for the production of oil.
SB 331 51-0 (1949) Author: McDonald, Warren Swann Relating to amending a previous Act, to authorize guardians to contract for the recovery of property of their wards and pay expenses incident to such recovery by conveyance of a contingent interest therein, subject to approval by the Probate Court.
HB 190 50-0 (1947) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy | et. al. Relating to amending previous Acts, relative to providing for closing the guardianship when disabilities of minority are removed.
HB 285 50-0 (1947) Author: Murphy, Jr., Charles Alfred Relating to amending a previous Act, in regard to amount of bond of guardian of an estate.
HB 562 50-0 (1947) Author: Holstein, Ligon L. | et. al. Relating to validating sales of real estate made by guardians and administrators prior to December 31st, 1946.
HB 717 50-0 (1947) Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. Relating to providing for uniform powers of Foreign Representatives; repealing all laws in conflict
HB 121 49-0 (1945) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that bonds made by surety companies authorized to write such bonds in the State of Texas may be in the amount of the value of the personal property belonging to such estate, plus a reasonable amount to cover the rents, revenues and income derived from the renting or use of real estate belonging to such estate.
HB 123 49-0 (1945) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to amending certain Statutes to change the bond requirements of a guardian when selling real estate of a ward.
HB 125 49-0 (1945) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to amending certain articles so that when executors' and administrators' bonds are made by either domestic or foreign corporations permitted to do business in this State, such bonds may be in a sum of the estimated value of the personal property belonging to such estate, plus such reasonable estimated amount as may be found necessary by the court for the protection of such estate.
HB 320 49-0 (1945) Author: Roark, Woodrow W. Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide that in the event the estate of a ward or wards shall consist of any cash money on deposit or United States Government securities and/or bonds or should consist of any proceeds of any life insurance policy due to said estate, then in the event the guardian's bond shall only be in the amount equal to the amount of cash money on deposit and/or the amount of any proceeds or funds due from any insurance policy, providing that if the insurance is payable in installments, the bond shall be equal to total amount of insurance paid each year.
HB 321 49-0 (1945) Author: Roark, Woodrow W. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the purchase of a life insurance contract by the guardian and limiting the amount of the premium.
HB 480 49-0 (1945) Author: Gray, Sr., Jessy Franklin Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for rules and regulations to govern the County Judge in fixing and setting a bond of guardians in instances where the ward will require monies in installments from insurance and pension sources.
HB 627 49-0 (1945) Author: McAlister, Obel L. Relating to amending certain Statutes to authorize the formation of private corporations for the purpose of acting as Executor under the last will or as an Administrator of the estate of any deceased person and as Guardian of any infant, insane person, idiot or habitual drunkard and as Trustee under any lawful trust committed to it by contract or under appointment of any Court of competent jurisdiction and as Agent for the performance of any lawful act.
SB 118 49-0 (1945) Author: Stone, William E. Relating to amending certain Acts fixing amount of bond of guardian of ward, providing for payment, conditions and approval of bond of guardian, prescribing duties of judge with reference to such bond and making the judge liable for damage for failure to use reasonable diligence in the discharge of his duties, and to repeal all laws in conflict herewith.
SB 213 49-0 (1945) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. Relating to authorizing guardians of the estates of minors and other persons, appointed under the laws of this state, to enter into pooling or unitization agreements covering the interest of their wards in the gas and gas rights in any lands which are subject to gas leases or oil, gas and mineral leases heretofore or hereafter made and entered into, so as to pool or unitize such gas and gas rights with similar rights under other lands and prescribing the manner in which said pooling or unitization agreements shall be made.
SB 214 49-0 (1945) Author: York, Joseph Alton Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that suit against an executor, administrator or guardian to establish a money demand against the estate shall be brought in the county in which such estate is administered.
HB 482 48-0 (1943) Author: McMurry, Houston | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes relative to the sale of real estate by guardians and prescribing the terms of sale and requisites of orders directing the sale of real estate and requiring bond.
HB 524 48-0 (1943) Author: Stinson, Jeff D. | et. al. Relating to trusts and trustees; providing for the creation of trusts and the regulation of trusts and trustees; listing the permissible purpose of trusts.
SB 14 48-0 (1943) Author: Lemens, Vernon Relating to amending certain statutes relative investments by guardians of estates in building and loan association shares.
SB 233 48-0 (1943) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to providing for the issuance of orders of sale of real estate belonging to wards by their guardians and the confirmation thereof by the Probate Courts.
SB 251 48-0 (1943) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. | et. al. Relating to trusts and trustees; providing for the creation of trusts and the regulation of trusts and trustees.
SB 270 48-0 (1943) Author: Mauritz, Fred Relating to providing for the sale of easements and right-of-ways by guardians, executors and administrators and prescribing the procedure therefor.
SB 361 48-0 (1943) Author: Stone, William E. Relating to amending certain Statutes relative the closing of guardianships of estates.
HB 738 47-0 (1941) Author: Bridgers, William W. "Billy" Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to the offense of conversion by an executor, administrator, or guardian having charge of any estate, real, personal, or mixed.
SB 78 47-0 (1941) Author: Cotten, Clay Relating to amending certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes regarding the disposition of estates by guardians.
SB 125 47-0 (1941) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to amending certain Article relating to the commencement of proceedings for the appointment of guardians of the persons and estates of minors, persons of unsound mind, habitual drunkards and persons for whom it is necessary to appoint guardians to collect funds from the State and/or Federal Government.
HB 40 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to the regulation of sales of real estate by guardians.
HB 530 46-0 (1939) Author: Reed, William Otey Relating to amending a certain Article to provide for annual accounts and the matter to be shown therein and that guardians shall show in such annual accounts the source and nature of receipts and disbursements, showing principal and income separately, and include in their accounts by reference to former accounts.
SB 189 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide for annual accounts and that guardians shall show in such annual accounts the source and nature of receipts and disbursements, showing principal and income separately; requiring the exhibition of all securities owned by the ward to the Court.
SB 357 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the commencement of proceedings for the appointment of guardians of the persons and estates of minors, persons of unsound mind, habitual drunkards and persons to whom it is necessary to appoint guardians.
SB 358 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to amending a certain Statue to provide personal service of process on minors and guardians.
SB 359 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide for the filing of written applications for the appointment of guardians and requiring such applications to set forth and contain certain information with respect to the person for whom the appointment of a guardian is sought.
SB 360 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide for the issuance of notices upon the filing of applications for appointment of guardians.
SB 364 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to amending a certain Statute prohibiting certain persons from accepting guardianships.
SB 371 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to amending a certain Statute by providing for appointments of a guardian of a person who within six months prior to the filing of an application for the appointment of a guardian of his person or estate has been adjudged to be a person of unsound mind or a habitual drunkard under certain conditions.
SB 382 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide for the filing of an application for the appointment of a guardian of a person who may have been adjudged insane or a habitual drunkard and for the issuance and service of notices in such cases.
SB 383 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide for the release of a guardian and the immediate appointment of a successor and providing that such resigning guardian shall not be discharged and that neither he nor his sureties shall be released until he has delivered the estate of his ward to his successor and final judgment rendered upon his final account.
SB 384 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide for the immediate appointment of a successor guardian upon the death, resignation or removal of a guardian without further citation or notice and prior to the approval of final accounting of the former guardian.
HB 938 45-0 (1937) Relating to providing for the appointment of a guardian for a non compos mentis interested in an estate subject to division; providing for appointment of a guardian ad litem and/or attorney to represent nonresidents and unknown parties having an interest in said property.
SB 84 45-0 (1937) Relating to providing, with approval of the court, for the purchase by a Guardian of life insurance and/or annuity contracts for the benefit of his or her ward or wards.
HB 38 45-1 (1937) Relating to providing the procedure authorizing the issuance of letters of guardianship in estates of nonresident minors, persons of unsound mind, and drunkards.
HB 124 45-2 (1937) Relating to the investment of surplus funds of ward or wards in the hands of guardians or the lending of same.
HB 653 44-0 (1935) Relating to citation of sureties upon filing application by guardian for removal of business to another county.
HB 654 44-0 (1935) Relating to service of citation to ward on filing of final account.
SB 81 44-0 (1935) Relating to guardians authorized to apply for order to recovery realty of wards under certain conditions.
SB 366 44-0 (1935) Relating to bond of guardian and order confirming sale of real estate.
SB 367 44-0 (1935) Relating to confirmation of sales of real estate by guardians.
HB 227 43-0 (1933) Author: Harman, William Murdock | et. al. Relating to providing for the removal of guardianships from one county in this State to another county therein, when the residence of the ward is changed to such other county, and in cases where the guardian of the ward's estate is in one person or corporation, and his natural guardian, or guardian of his person is another.
SB 180 43-0 (1933) Author: Cousins, Sr., William Roy Relating to giving county courts acting in probate matters authority to authorize guardians of estates of minors to partition real estate in which the minor's estate has an interest in common with other part owner or owners.
SB 7 43-3 (1934) Relating to sale of real estate by guardian.
HB 119 42-0 (1931) Author: Savage, William Thomas | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes relating to terms of sale of real estate made by guardians, so as to provide that a sale may be made of the equity in land securing an indebtedness.
HB 57 41-0 (1929) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for fixing the venue where the appointment of guardians may be made. House: Judiciary
HB 122 41-0 (1929) Author: Johnson, Andrew Percy Relating to amending a certain Statute so as to provide that the county judge may in his discretion require a guardian of an estate to give bond with one or more corporations authorized to execute surety bonds in this State as surety, in such amount as may be fixed by the judge, and providing for guardian bonds with two or more good and sufficient sureties to be approved by county judges. House: Judiciary
HB 415 41-0 (1929) Author: Thompson, J. Lewis Relating to amending certain laws relating to the investment of surplus funds of ward in the hands of guardian, or loan same, designating certain investments that may be made.
HB 552 41-0 (1929) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers | et. al. Relating to validating the appointment of guardians.
SB 117 41-0 (1929) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to providing for the giving of notices to the United States Veterans Bureau of the filing of all annual and other accounts and of all applications for the expenditure and investment of funds by guardians whose wards are beneficiaries of the United States Veterans' Bureau and providing for collection of fees therefor.
SB 118 41-0 (1929) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to providing for the removal of guardians without notice when notices or other process of court cannot be served upon them on account of their whereabouts being unknown.
SB 73 41-2 (1929) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto | et. al. Relating to validating the service of citations whether published or posted in all proceedings where guardians have been appointed, written wills probated or executors or administrators appointed and validating sale of lands under the orders of the probate courts by guardians, executors or administrators after citation was published.
HB 43 40-0 (1927) Author: Kittrell, Sr., Norman Goree Relating to amending Article 4231, of Chapter 10, Title 69, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925; relating to posting notice of resignation for guardians.
HB 294 40-0 (1927) Author: Parish, Sr., Overton L. Relating to validating the appointment of guardians when citation was published and not posted.
SB 62 40-0 (1927) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to providing that whenever the estate of a minor consists in part of real estate, and any part or parcel of such real estate produces no revenue or does not produce sufficient revenue to make a fair return upon the value of such part or parcel of said real estate, and the guardian of said estate does not deem it advisable or advantageous to said estate to improve such part or parcel of said real estate, said guardian may make a written application to the court in which such guardianship is pending stating such facts and asking for an order to sell such part or parcel of said real estate, and authorizing the court to order such sale.
HB 92 39-0 (1925) Author: Acker, Sr., Walter P. Relating to providing a method of validating titles to lands conveyed by guardians under the provisions of certain statutes, where county court failed to require the bond provided for in said statutes. House: Judiciary
HB 229 39-0 (1925) Author: Daniel, Roy Joyner | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute relating to filing of accounts by guardians and furnishing certified copies thereof in certain cases. House: Judiciary
HB 287 39-0 (1925) Author: Bobbitt, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to authorizing the temporary and permanent guardians of the estates of minors and persons; making oil, gas and mineral leases on real estate belonging to the estates of their wards, and prescribing the manner in which such leases shall be made, and repealing certain statute relating to making of mineral leases by guardians, approved March 24, 1919, and repealing all other laws in conflict herewith. House: Judiciary
HB 336 39-0 (1925) Author: Wade, William Andrew Relating to amending certain statute so as to authorize the appointment of temporary guardians of the persons and estates of minors and persons of unsound mind; providing the mode and manner of such appointment. House: Judiciary
HB 353 39-0 (1925) Author: Frnka, Joseph V. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute relating to the filing of inventory and appraisement. House: Judiciary
SB 130 39-0 (1925) Author: Parnell, John D. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute relating to filing of accounts by guardians and furnishing certified copies thereof in certain cases. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 137 39-0 (1925) Author: Ward, Pierce B. Relating to the management and control of the estates of minors by guardian, so as to provide for the sale of the real estate of minors, and for the improvement of such real estate, and for the extension of debts against the estate of such minor, and to provide for securing the payment of such debts and for such improvements by executing mortgages, deeds of trust, mechanics' contracts and material men lien in the manner and under the circumstances herein set forth, and providing for application for such order whenever it appears that a necessity exists therefor. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 404 39-0 (1925) Author: Wood, Ashley Elijah | et. al. Relating to temporary and permanent Guardians of the estates of minors; allowing such to make oil, gas and mineral leases on real estate belonging to the estates of their wards. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 98 38-2 (1923) Author: Bledsoe, William Harrison Relating to providing for the appointment and qualification of non-resident guardians of the estates of non-resident minors in the State of Texas; prescribing the procedure in such cases.
SB 217 37-0 (1921) Author: Wood, Ashley Elijah Relating to providing that temporary administrators appointed may be made permanent administrators.
HB 189 36-0 (1919) Author: Taylor, Mack | et. al. Relating to authorizing the guardians of estates to make mineral leases on real estate of their wards, and prescribing the manner in which the said mineral leases shall be made.
HB 318 36-0 (1919) Author: Miller, Barry Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for the appointment of a guardian of a person of unsound mind or an habitual drunkard, on a hearing before the court, without the necessity of a jury trial, which will be granted if requested as set out in certain statute, and validating all appointments heretofore made without a jury trial.
HB 478 36-0 (1919) Author: Davis, John Relating to amending certain statute relating to premium on surety company bond to be paid by guardian.
HB 173 36-2 (1919) Author: Davis, John E. | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws so as to provide for the appointment of a guardian of a person with unsound mind or an habitual drunkard without the need of a jury trial.
HB 311 35-0 (1917) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to prescribing what facts an application for appointment of a guardian shall contain.
HB 334 35-0 (1917) Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al. Relating to regulating the selection of a guardian by a minor fourteen years of age or over.
HB 739 35-0 (1917) Author: Thomason, Robert Ewing Relating to the appointment of guardians of estates.
SB 439 35-0 (1917) Author: Gibson, Flavius M. Relating to providing for the appointment by the County Judge of guardians of the estates of persons incapable, from any cause, of properly managing their estates.
HB 436 34-0 (1915) Author: Bruce, Ernest L. | et. al. Relating to authorizing guardians of estates to make mineral leases.
HB 601 34-0 (1915) Author: Florer, James A. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the appointment of a guardian for a person of unsound mind or an habitual drunkard.
SB 246 34-0 (1915) Author: King, Steve M. Relating to authorizing guardians of estates to make mineral leases, and prescribing the manner in which said mineral leases shall be made.
HB 15 33-0 (1913) Author: Macgill, Charles P. Relating to providing that the premium on a guardian's bond may not be a charge on the ward's estate.
HB 16 33-0 (1913) Author: Macgill, Charles P. Relating to authorizing the County Judge in certain cases to appoint temporary guardians for minors and persons of unsound mind.
HB 18 33-0 (1913) Author: Macgill, Charles P. Relating to authorizing the sale of property of the estate of wards for certain purposes.
HB 23 33-0 (1913) Author: Macgill, Charles P. Relating to the investment and lending of the money of wards.
HB 118 33-0 (1913) Author: Simpson, J. E. | et. al. Relating to bonds of guardians of minors.
HB 127 33-0 (1913) Author: Hall, William L. | et. al. Relating to prescribing the conditions authorizing the sale of real estate by guardians.
HB 445 33-0 (1913) Author: Henry, Sr., Patrick | et. al. Relating to authorizing guardians of estates to make mineral leases, and prescribing the manner in which said mineral leases shall be made.
SB 67 33-0 (1913) Author: Wiley, James Robert Relating to the appointment of guardians and the investment by the guardian of surplus funds of the ward.
SB 370 33-0 (1913) Author: Nugent, Clinton W. Relating to amending title 51 of the Revised Civil Statutes, relating to guardianship of persons of unsound mind and habitual drunkards, so as to add thereto articles 2743a and 3743b; providing for the partition and distribution of the estates of persons of unsound mind by their lawful heirs at law.
SB 31 29-0 (1905) Relating to authorizing the appointment of temporary guardians of minors and their estates, regulating their duties and requirements, and the practice in relation thereto.
HB 624 26-0 (1899) Relating to amending "An Act to amend Article 2601, Chapter 6, Title 51, of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, relating to bonds of guardians and sureties thereon," so as to authorize the giving of such bonds by companies organized in other States, and authorized to do business in this State.
SB 15 25-0 (1897) Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, relating to bonds of guardians, and sureties thereon.
SB 79 25-0 (1897) Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas; relating to loaning money of wards by their guardians.
SB 186 24-0 (1895) Relating to compelling county judges to require that the bonds of guardians be kept solvent.
SB 23 22-1 (1892) Relating to providing for the hypothecation of lands belonging to an estate in the hands of a guardian.
SB 4 19-0 (1885) Relating to amending article 2514 of chapter 5, title 47 of an act entitled, "An Act to adopt and establish the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas," adopted February 28, 1879.

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