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HB 556 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to the civil liability of certain persons in connection with allowing or forbidding handguns on the premises of a business or apartment complex. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 797 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 804 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the entitlement of a lessee of property who is required to pay the ad valorem taxes on the property to receive notice of the appraised value of the property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 890 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1097 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the expunction of records in residential eviction suits. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1098 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the amount of late fees that may be charged to certain tenants. House: Business & Industry Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1099 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a residential tenant's right to summon police or other emergency assistance. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1821 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to a late fee for failing to pay rent under a residential lease. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1852 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to municipal regulation of manufactured home communities. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1964 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the authority and liability of owners and managers of apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and multiple use facilities in charging tenants for submetered and nonsubmetered master metered water and wastewater services. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1966 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the carrying of a concealed handgun on the premises of a condominium or multifamily residential rental property. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2552 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to measures to address and deter certain criminal or other unlawful activity, including trafficking of persons, sexual offenses, prostitution, and activity that may constitute a public nuisance; increasing criminal penalties; creating a criminal offense. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2763 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to solid waste services and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2805 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the payment of costs for a cruelly treated animal abandoned by a tenant. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2976 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the towing of unauthorized or unattended vehicles on a parking facility. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 3363 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al. Relating to a landlord's notice to residential tenants regarding rent increases. House: Business & Industry Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3401 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to methods of payment of rent and security deposits to residential landlords and authorizing associated service charges. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3699 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to notice to and rights of certain residential tenants of premises purchased at a foreclosure sale. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3700 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the exclusion of a residential tenant from leased premises without judicial process. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3879 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to nonlawyer representation in an appeal of an eviction suit. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3880 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to required notice by telecommunications utilities to owners or managers of a multiunit complex before performing work. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4135 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the right to vacate and avoid residential lease liability following the occurrence of family violence. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 775 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
SB 873 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the authority and liability of owners and managers of apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and multiple use facilities in charging tenants for submetered and nonsubmetered master metered water and wastewater services. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 921 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to a late fee for failing to pay rent under a residential lease. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1057 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to inspection of certain vacant properties for abandoned animals; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1059 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the term of a parking permit issued to a residential tenant by a landlord. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1202 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the rehabilitation, demolition, or change in use of residential property occupied by a tenant. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1226 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to prostitution and trafficking of persons and to certain criminal and civil consequences of that conduct. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1229 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al.
Relating to solid waste services and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1248 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to municipal regulation of manufactured home communities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1374 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the expunction of records in residential eviction suits. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1418 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to a landlord's duty to maintain property and casualty insurance coverage for loss of or damage to a leased premises. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1445 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to methods of payment of rent and security deposits to residential landlords and authorizing associated service charges. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1009 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to application fees and deposits paid to a landlord of residential rental property. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1332 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the notice to vacate required to be given by a landlord to a tenant before filing an eviction suit. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1334 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the appeal of a residential eviction suit. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1510 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Relating to liability of persons who lease dwellings to persons with criminal records. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1639 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1851 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to promulgation of certain forms for use in landlord-tenant matters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1853 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the removal of a tenant's personal property after a writ of possession has been issued in an eviction suit. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2403 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to a landlord's duty to provide a copy of a lease to certain residential tenants. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2404 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to certain security devices for residential tenancies. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2489 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of residential leases or rental agreements. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3072 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to responsibility of new owners of residential rental property for tenant security deposits. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3364 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the appeal of a judgment in an eviction suit. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 3561 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to damages in certain wrongful eviction actions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HCR 144 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the House to make corrections in H.B. No. 2404. Signed by the Governor
SB 478 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the promulgation of certain forms for use in landlord-tenant matters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1344 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the removal of a tenant's personal property after a writ of possession has been issued in an eviction suit. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 1367 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Relating to certain obligations of and limitations on landlords. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 1473 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to liability of persons who lease dwellings to persons with criminal records. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 225 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the imposition of a surcharge for the use of a credit card for payments under a commercial or residential real estate lease. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 540 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to regulation of residential tenancies by local governments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1086 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Relating to interruption of electric service by a residential landlord. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1516 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to solid waste services for rental property and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1732 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to requiring a dimensional drawing of leased premises in a residential lease. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1772 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to the disconnection of electric or gas utility service. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2775 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain commercial lease revenue in determining a taxable entity's total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2839 83-0 (2013) Author: Frullo, John Relating to a landowner's liability for certain aviation activities on the owner's land. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3021 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to assignment of rents to holders of certain security interests in real property. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3079 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to limiting the liability of landlords who rent or lease dwellings to persons with criminal records. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3350 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3667 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to certain obligations of and limitations on residential landlords. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
SB 630 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to certain obligations of and limitations on residential landlords. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 815 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the disconnection of electric or gas utility service. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 848 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to assignment of rents to holders of certain security interests in real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 946 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the right to terminate a lease and avoid liability by a victim of certain sexual offenses or stalking. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 1120 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to a residential tenant's lease obligation after the loss of the leased premises resulting from a natural disaster. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 1268 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to recreational vehicles and recreational vehicle parks. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1111 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to a tenant's failure to pay rent during an appeal of an eviction for nonpayment of rent after filing a pauper's affidavit. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/12
HB 1127 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to notice of relief available to certain members of the military required to be provided in certain real property documentation. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 1/1/12
HB 1162 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the provision of notice to vacate to certain commercial tenants in an eviction suit. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1168 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to smoke alarms and fire extinguishers in residential rental units. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1217 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to a residential tenant's right to vacate a dwelling and avoid liability for rent following the declaration of a state of disaster; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1218 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to foreclosure sales of residential real property occupied by a tenant. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1371 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to vehicle parking requirements in certain municipal housing authority communities. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1372 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the appointment of a tenant representative as a commissioner of a municipal housing authority. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1429 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to rights and remedies of certain residential tenants; providing civil penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1474 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to regulation of residential tenancies by local governments. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1862 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a tenant's remedies regarding a local government's revocation of a certificate of occupancy due to a landlord's failure to maintain the premises. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2411 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to a residential tenant's right to vacate a dwelling and avoid liability for rent under certain circumstances following the declaration of a state of disaster; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2486 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to assignment of rents to holders of certain security interests in real property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2829 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to requiring the disclosure of certain information to purchasers and renters of residential property in certain counties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
SB 172 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the requirement by a municipality of a license or permit to occupy or lease a dwelling unit. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 790 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to a tenant's failure to pay rent during an appeal of an eviction for nonpayment of rent. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 889 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to assignment of rents to holders of certain security interests in real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1099 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to smoke alarms and fire extinguishers in residential rental units. Senate: Business & Commerce Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1110 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of multiple-unit rental home communities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1240 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to a tenant's remedies regarding a local government's revocation of a certificate of occupancy due to a landlord's failure to maintain the premises. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 23 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to a residential landlord's disclosure of previous use of leased premises for manufacture of methamphetamine and related remedial action. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 244 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to regulation of residential tenancies by local governments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 421 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to a mortgage servicer's notice of sale to a debtor and the debtor's subsequent notice to tenant. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 534 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the liability of certain guarantors under a residential lease. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 570 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to requiring the disclosure of certain information to purchasers and renters of residential property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 690 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the right of a tenant to hold a landlord liable for falsely advertised square footage or amenities. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 881 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a residential tenant's right to rescind a rental application or lease agreement. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 882 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to a residential tenant's rights and remedies after certain unlawful conduct. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 883 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to early termination of a residential lease agreement. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1109 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to late fees under a residential lease. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1226 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to right to vacate and avoid residential lease liability following the occurrence of certain criminal offenses or family violence. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1382 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to assessment of certain charges by certain commercial landlords that are governmental entities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1471 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi | et. al. Relating to foreclosure sales of residential real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1571 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to actions in a justice court regarding the repair of residential rental property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1806 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to notice to residential tenants regarding renter's insurance. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1819 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to minimum habitability standards for multi-family rental buildings in certain municipalities; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1931 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to judicial review of a decision to terminate certain federal housing assistance. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1977 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to encumbrances that may be fixed on homestead property. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2135 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy Relating to assessment of a premium surcharge by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association for coverage of improvements to certain commercial structures. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2427 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the rights and responsibilities of residential tenants. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 2526 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the notice required regarding the application of certain residential rental payments. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2577 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a right to vacate and avoid residential lease liability following the occurrence of certain sex offenses or domestic violence; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2824 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to appointment of counsel in appeals of certain eviction suits. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3102 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to requiring defendants convicted of the manufacture of methamphetamine to pay for remediation measures for the premises on which the methamphetamine was manufactured. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 3165 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to prohibition of certain practices by owners of developments supported with low income housing tax credit allocations. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3189 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain commercial lease revenue in determining a taxable entity's total revenue for purposes of the revised franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3251 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to a requirement that electric utilities and natural gas utilities notify the owner and manager of a multiunit residential property on the disconnection of service of a resident. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3261 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to procedures for notifying residential tenants before rehabilitation or a change in use of leased premises; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3443 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to tenant's remedies regarding governmental determination of substandard housing. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3501 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the authority of owners and managers of apartment houses to assess a service charge for the submetering of water and wastewater services. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3551 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the notice to vacate the premises in forcible entry and detainer actions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3993 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to lease-option contracts. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4010 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the right of a landlord to require a tenant to obtain liability insurance as a condition of residential tendency:. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4620 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the rights and responsibilities of residential landlords and tenants. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
SB 83 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to a right to vacate and avoid residential lease liability following the occurrence of certain sex offenses or domestic violence; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/10
SB 439 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a mortgage servicer's notice of sale to a debtor and the debtor's subsequent notice to tenant. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 472 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Relating to notice required before and period to vacate after foreclosure sale of real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Conf. Comm. Report printed and distributed
SB 716 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to late fees under a residential lease. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 766 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to notices required and the opportunity to cure default in connection with foreclosure of a lien against residential property; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 979 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to foreclosure sales of residential real property; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1221 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the exclusion of certain commercial lease revenue in determining a taxable entity's total revenue for purposes of the revised franchise tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1398 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the requirement by a municipality of a license or permit to occupy or lease a dwelling unit. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1448 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to actions in a justice court regarding the repair of residential rental property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/10
SB 1717 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to regulation of owners of developments supported with low income housing tax credit allocations and of housing sponsors of certain multifamily housing developments. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1776 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to assessment of certain charges by a commercial landlord that is a governmental entity. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1899 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to tenant's remedies regarding governmental determination of substandard housing. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2126 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the authority of owners and managers of apartment houses to assess a service charge for the submetering of water and wastewater services. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2359 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to restrictions on the location of certain sex offenders and to notice reflecting that location. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 31 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to residential lease agreements. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 177 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to provision of hot water service to residential rental units. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 750 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the amount of a late fee under a residential lease. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1368 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to maintaining or participating in a public nuisance. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1402 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a tenant's right to terminate a residential lease under certain circumstances; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1551 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to remedies for common nuisances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2050 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the registration of a manufactured home community with the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2353 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the applicability of the Texas Fair Housing Act to public housing authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2571 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the exclusion of a residential tenant. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 2676 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to regulation of residential tenancies by local governments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2695 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to prohibiting tenant lockouts for failure to pay rent. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 2963 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to occupancy limits for certain residential rental property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2985 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain commercial lease revenue in determining a taxable entity's total revenue for purposes of the revised franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3066 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the use of political contributions to make payments in connection with the rental or purchase of certain real property; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3101 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to a residential tenant's rights and remedies. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/08
HB 3553 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to lease-option contracts. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3695 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to notice and certain restrictions regarding the nonrenewal of lease agreements in manufactured home communities; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3902 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the use of political contributions to make payments in connection with the rental of certain real property; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 709 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to requiring notice of certain rental eligibility requirements in residential rental application transactions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1038 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the regulation of certain lease agreements in manufactured home communities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1437 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to the enforcement of municipal building and safety ordinances by occupants of the buildings; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1483 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to eviction suits in justice courts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1733 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to certain required provisions in lease agreements used for developments that are supported with a low income housing tax credit allocation. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 62 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to procedures for appealing a residential eviction suit. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 211 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the effect that certain orders relating to family violence and certain decisions regarding military service have on residential leases. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 673 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to prohibiting housing discrimination against certain persons convicted of a nonviolent criminal offense. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1000 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the registration of a manufactured home community with the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1389 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the provision of free notary public service by applicants for an allocation of low income housing tax credits. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1399 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to notice of a landlord's motor vehicle towing or parking rules and policies and to liability arising from certain actions of a towing service; providing a civil penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/06
HB 1578 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the authority of a landlord to charge a tenant to rekey security devices in certain circumstances. House: Business & Industry Failed to pass to engrossment
HB 2050 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the rights and duties of self-service storage facility customers. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2124 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to appointment of counsel in appeals of certain eviction suits. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 2434 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to submetering and allocation of water service. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2516 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the installation of smoke detectors in certain leased dwellings. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 2558 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to a notice of intent to terminate a residential lease. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 3159 79-0 (2005) Author: Noriega, Melissa Relating to the effect that certain orders relating to family violence and certain decisions regarding military service have on residential leases and lease agreements. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3462 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to the lease of real property by a candidate for public office from a corporation, association, or labor organization; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
SB 399 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to liability of certain individuals for certain governmental fines or penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 439 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to eviction suits in justice courts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 926 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of residential property managers and providing for mediation and education regarding residential landlord and tenant disputes; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1186 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to the effect that certain orders relating to family violence and certain decisions regarding military service have on residential leases; providing civil penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
See remarks for effective date
SB 1841 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to appointing certain recipients of housing assistance as commissioners of public housing authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 44 79-1 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to property tax relief for residential tenants. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 59 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to ad valorem tax rebates to individuals who lease or rent their principal residences; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 14 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide ad valorem tax relief to individuals who lease or rent their principal residences by rebating a portion of the taxes imposed on that residential property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 5 78-0 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to public school finance, a state ad valorem tax, state general sales and use taxes, state taxes on the sale or use of a motor vehicle, and property tax relief for residential tenants. House: Public Education
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Returned from the House for further action
HB 39 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the applicability of certain requirements regarding security devices on leased dwellings. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 204 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the offense of theft of service in connection with the rental of certain property. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 299 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to a landlord's duty to mitigate damages under certain circumstances. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 388 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to forcible entry and detainer and forcible detainer suits. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 427 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to leased property that is prone to flooding. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 537 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to a landlord's duty to mitigate damages under certain leases. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 560 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to vehicles left unattended on certain parking facilities and to the removal and storage of those vehicles. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/04
HB 636 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to prohibiting housing discrimination against certain persons convicted of a nonviolent criminal offense. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1502 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a residential tenant's right to summon police or emergency assistance; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2140 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the definitions in certain manufactured home communities. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2160 78-0 (2003) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to a specialty insurance agent license for certain persons who rent real property for residential use. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2180 78-0 (2003) Author: Baxter, Todd
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the computation of charges assessed against a tenant in certain commercial leases. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Returned from the House for further action
HB 2187 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to requiring a residential landlord to provide notice to certain tenants regarding the interruption of utilities in certain circumstances. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2388 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the late payment of certain submetered or allocated water bills and the use of certain submetering equipment. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2511 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to electric utility service to tenants of marinas. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3190 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the refund or retention by a landlord of a security deposit under a commercial lease. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3283 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to amendments to the Texas Timeshare Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 2 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to public school finance, a state ad valorem tax, state general sales and use taxes, state taxes on the sale or use of a motor vehicle, and property tax relief for residential tenants. Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate Committee report printed and distributed
SB 92 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to a residential tenant's right to summon police or emergency assistance; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 580 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the execution of a writ of possession in certain circumstances. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 942 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to a specialty insurance agent license for landlords who sell renter's insurance to residential tenants. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1105 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to amendments to the Texas Timeshare Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Postponed
SB 1238 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to regulating leasing in manufactured home communities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1592 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to applications for and allocations of reservations of the state ceiling among issuers of qualified residential rental project bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1660 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the allocation and approval processes of state ceiling among issuers of qualified residential rental project bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1832 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to flood insurance notice to residential tenants. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1892 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the lease and use for economic development purposes of certain property transferred by the State of Texas to the City of Corpus Christi. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SCR 60 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Requesting that the chief clerk of the house be authorized to return H.B. No. 2180 to the senate for further consideration. Signed by the Governor
HB 549 77-0 (2001) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to a landlord's duty to mitigate damages under certain circumstances. House: Business & Industry Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 557 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to regulating leasing in certain manufactured home communities; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1343 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to a specialty insurance agent license for certain persons who rent real property for residential use. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1760 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to disclosure of certain information concerning owners and managers of residential rental property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2163 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to forcible entry and detainer and forcible detainer suits. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2186 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to charges assessed by a landlord under a commercial lease. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2202 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to authorizing a procedure for an appeal by pauper's affidavit of a residential eviction suit based on nonpayment of rent. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2224 77-0 (2001) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to a prohibition on discrimination against criminal offenders in the sale or rental of a dwelling. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2404 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the submetering and allocation of water service in apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and other multiple use facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2545 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the execution of certain writs in an action to determine possession of certain leased premises. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2737 77-0 (2001) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette Relating to filing information about housing designed for persons with disabilities and fair housing sponsor reports by Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs contractors, providing for filing reports through the Internet and providing penalties for failure to file. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2803 77-0 (2001) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to refund or retention by a landlord of a security deposit under a commercial lease. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2911 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to refund or retention by a landlord of a security deposit under a commercial lease. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2943 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the General Services Commission's facilities leasing program. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3130 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Phil Relating to authorizing counties to regulate, after voter approval, manufactured home rental communities in the same manner as other subdivisions. House: Land & Resource Management No action taken in committee
HB 3197 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Elizabeth Relating to the financing of certain housing and nonhousing facilities by a housing finance corporation. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3206 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the selection of tenants in multifamily rental housing developments funded or administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3363 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to priorities for issues of qualified residential rental project bonds under the private activity bond allocation program. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3609 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for gas and electricity. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3701 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the requirement that certain off-campus housing for students of institutions of higher education be equipped with a fire protection sprinkler system; providing a penalty. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 431 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to a specialty insurance agent license for certain persons who rent real property for residential use. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 457 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to a landlord's duty to mitigate damages under certain circumstances. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 591 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the execution of certain writs in an action to determine possession of certain leased premises. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 642 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the General Services Commission's facilities leasing program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1215 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to priorities for issues of qualified residential rental project bonds under the private activity bond allocation program. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1287 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Jones, Elizabeth
Relating to the financing of certain housing and nonhousing facilities by a housing finance corporation. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1330 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the submetering and allocation of water service in apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and other multiple use facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1343 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to the private activity bond allocation program. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1522 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to regulating leasing in certain manufactured home communities; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1621 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to discrimination against tenants of federally subsidized or assisted housing converted to market rate housing. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1745 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to generally prohibiting governmental entities from leasing office building space. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1841 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the requirement that certain off-campus housing for students of institutions of higher education be equipped with a fire protection sprinkler system; providing a penalty. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 818 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to requiring a residential landlord to provide notice to tenants regarding the interruption of utilities in certain circumstances. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 896 76-0 (1999) Author: Haggerty, Pat | et. al. Relating to the meaning of a tenant turnover date in connection with requirements for security devices for residential rental property. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1149 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the ability of tenant representatives to serve a certain number of consecutive terms as commissioners of local housing authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1664 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the execution of certain writs in an action to determine possession of certain leased premises. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1798 76-0 (1999) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the prosecution of theft of services provided at certain service establishments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2015 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to regulating leasing in certain manufactured home communities; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 2027 76-0 (1999) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the duty of a person placed on community supervision for certain offenses to make disclosure to the landlord of the property where the person resides; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2408 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to notice to tenants of certain changes in policy by a landlord. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2444 76-0 (1999) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to a residential landlord's duty to mitigate damages when a tenant abandons the leased premises before the lease expires. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2627 76-0 (1999) Author: Alvarado, Leo Relating to creating offenses for a landlord's failure to provide notice when entering leased residential premises under certain circumstances and for a landlord's failure to provide certain security devices for leased residential premises. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2628 76-0 (1999) Author: Alvarado, Leo Relating to requiring certain persons entering a leased residential dwelling to place a notice of entry inside the dwelling. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2629 76-0 (1999) Author: Alvarado, Leo Relating to the maintenance and use of keys to units in a residential multiunit complex by landlords and contractors. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2769 76-0 (1999) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the disposition of the personal property and security deposit of a deceased residential tenant. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2951 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to a landlord's right to enter a residential dwelling. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3182 76-0 (1999) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to procedures applicable in a suit filed by a landlord to evict a tenant and recover unpaid rent. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 125 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to regulating leasing in certain manufactured home communities. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 166 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the meaning of a tenant turnover date in connection with requirements for security devices for residential rental property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 884 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al. Relating to a landlord's duty to mitigate damages under certain circumstances. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 1103 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David Relating to requiring an on-site, full-time manager at certain apartment complexes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 342 75-0 (1997) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the contents of a written lease agreement between a landlord and tenant of residential rental property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 484 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to smoke-free dwellings in certain multiunit complexes. House: Business & Industry Posting rule suspended
HB 1221 75-0 (1997) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al. Relating to regulating leasing in certain manufactured home communities. House: Business & Industry Posting rule suspended
HB 1272 75-0 (1997) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to termination of a lease if a tenant or occupant is convicted of or placed on community supervision for a drug offense. House: Business & Industry Posting rule suspended
HB 1273 75-0 (1997) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the duty of a person placed on community supervision for certain offenses to make disclosure to the landlord of the property where the person resides; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Posting rule suspended
HB 1615 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to a tenant's security deposit held by a landlord. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1749 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the right of certain lessees of real property to protest before an appraisal review board a determination of the appraised value of the property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Tagged in committee
HB 1978 75-0 (1997) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to certain procedures concerning an eviction action. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2016 75-0 (1997) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to certain procedures concerning landlords and tenants of residential real property. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2042 75-0 (1997) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the effect of local ordinances relating to smoke detectors on residential rental property. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2290 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the execution of certain writs in an action to determine possession of certain leased premises. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2291 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a landlord's duty to mitigate damages under certain circumstances. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2686 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the disposition of certain money collected by a constable. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2802 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to prohibiting a landlord from discriminating against a person based on the person's source of income. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2852 75-0 (1997) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to tenant reporting and tenant reporting services. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3021 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the method of providing notice to vacate the premises in connection with an eviction action. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3358 75-0 (1997) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the duty of a parolee or a person released to mandatory supervision to make a disclosure to certain persons and to the liability of certain persons if the disclosure is not made. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3525 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to funding of the housing trust fund administered by the Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
SB 1423 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to the right of certain lessees of real property to protest before an appraisal review board a determination of the appraised value of the property for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1678 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to certain procedures concerning landlords and tenants of residential real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1833 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to prohibiting a landlord from discriminating against a person based on the person's participation in a housing assistance program. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 293 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the duty of a landlord to provide smoke detectors in leased residential premises. House: Business & Industry Rules suspended
HB 486 74-0 (1995) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to smoke-free dwellings in certain multiunit complexes. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 530 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the installation of smoke detectors with visual alarms in leased dwellings. House: Business & Industry Failed to pass
HB 561 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the disclosure of ownership and management of certain rental property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken in committee
HB 803 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to the liability of a landowner for the acts of certain persons. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1021 74-0 (1995) Author: Culberson, John Relating to creating an affirmative defense to certain damage claims for a landlord and the landlord's agent who comply with certain security and safety requirements. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1022 74-0 (1995) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the duty of a parolee or a person released to mandatory supervision to make a disclosure to certain persons and to the liability of certain persons if the disclosure is not made. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1175 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to prohibiting the use of nonjudicial methods to exclude residential tenants for nonpayment of rent. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1474 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to providing certain tenants the opportunity to cure a default under a lease. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1489 74-0 (1995) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to the duty of a landlord to provide smoke detectors in leased residential premises. House: Business & Industry Rules suspended
HB 1637 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to smoke detectors in leased residential premises. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2161 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to construction and water and wastewater utility service billing requirements for certain apartment complexes and condominiums. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2534 74-0 (1995) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to security devices in certain rental dwellings; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2649 74-0 (1995) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to regulating leasing in certain manufactured home communities. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2803 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to prohibiting improper utility disconnections in residential tenancies. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2834 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to retaliatory action by landlords against tenants. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2852 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to charging late fees under a residential lease. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2853 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to security devices in housing owned or operated by certain public or private colleges or universities. House: Business & Industry Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3027 74-0 (1995) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Relating to prohibiting retaliation by landlords against tenants. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3028 74-0 (1995) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to security deposits and application deposits provided by residential tenants and prospective residential tenants and lease obligations of certain successor landlords; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/96
SB 487 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the duty of a landlord to provide smoke detectors in leased residential premises. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 738 74-0 (1995) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to nonlawyer representation in a forcible detainer or a forcible entry and detainer suit in justice court. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 893 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to construction and water and wastewater utility service billing requirements for certain apartment complexes and condominiums. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1281 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to security devices in housing owned or operated by certain public or private colleges or universities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1334 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the relationship between landlords and tenants and to the regulation of residential rental locators; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/96
SB 1426 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to security devices in certain rental dwellings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal
SB 1605 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to security devices for certain rental dwellings; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1026 73-0 (1993) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to water submetering of newly constructed apartments, condominium projects, mobile home parks, and multiple use facilities. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1190 73-0 (1993) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to certain safety standards for residential rental property. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1218 73-0 (1993) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to a clarification of a commercial landlord's remedies for nonpayment of rent. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1349 73-0 (1993) Author: Corte, Frank | et. al. Relating to billing for master metered and submetered water utility service for certain dwelling units. House: Natural Resources Rules suspended
HB 1368 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Montford, John | et. al.
Relating to security devices for certain rental dwellings; providing civil penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1375 73-0 (1993) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to pest control services provided by or for certain persons on their own property. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1564 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to occupancy limits for rental dwellings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1565 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to a cash payment for rental of residential property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1664 73-0 (1993) Author: Cain, David Relating to a penalty in a residential lease for the late payment of rent. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1682 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike | et. al. Relating to enclosures around pools and spas owned, controlled, or maintained by multi-unit rental complex owners or property owners associations; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1919 73-0 (1993) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a landlord's right to enter a residential dwelling. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 2141 73-0 (1993) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the regulation of residential leases of mobile home park sites. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 611 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to security devices for certain rental dwellings; providing civil penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 791 73-0 (1993) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to a clarification of a commercial landlord's remedies for nonpayment of rent. Senate: Jurisprudence Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
SB 941 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Martin, Mike | et. al.
Relating to enclosures around pools and spas owned, controlled, or maintained by multi-unit rental complex owners or property owners associations; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SR 1208 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John | et. al. Declaring the intent of the 73rd Legislature, in enacting H.B. No. 674, relating to the authority of a court to refer a case to alternative dispute resolution. Reported enrolled
HB 1294 72-0 (1991) Author: Hury, James Relating to the duty of a landlord to provide smoke detectors in leased residential premises. House: Judiciary 1st Printing printed and distributed
HB 1955 72-0 (1991) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to pools and spas owned or controlled by apartment owners and property owners associations; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 2356 72-0 (1991) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to newly constructed apartments, condominium projects, mobile home parks, and multiple use facilities. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2716 72-0 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to residential landlord duties on security devices; imposing a duty on landlords to notify tenants of their rights and obligations and a landlord's rights and obligations with respect to installing, changing, and rekeying security devices; and imposing tenant remedies for a landlord's failure to provide notification. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 451 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the duty of a landlord to provide smoke detectors in leased residential premises. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1009 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to newly constructed apartments, condominium projects, mobile home parks, and multiple use facilities. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1026 72-0 (1991) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to pools and spas owned or controlled by apartment owners and property owners associations; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Economic Development Postponed in committee
SB 50 72-1 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to security devices at residential leased premises. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 31 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to a landlord's unlawful entry on a tenant's premises; providing a criminal penalty. House: Judiciary 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 32 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to notice of an entry on leased premises. House: Judiciary 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 644 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to a penalty in a residential lease for the late payment of rent. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 711 71-0 (1989) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to a landlord's and tenant's duties and remedies. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1024 71-0 (1989) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to tenant remedies against the owner or landlord of an apartment house for cutoffs of electricity, gas, or water furnished to an apartment house through a mastermeter; relating to cutoff procedures and the.... House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1966 71-0 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the authority and obligations of a council of owners and a board of directors of a condominium; obligations of unit owners, tenants, and mortgagees; remedies against unit owners and tenants; and declaring.... House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2035 71-0 (1989) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to the disposition of property removed by a landlord from a rental dwelling abandoned by a tenant. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2108 71-0 (1989) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to the disposition of property removed by a landlord from a rental dwelling abandoned by a tenant. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2109 71-0 (1989) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to the interruption of utilities and the exclusion of a tenant. House: Business & Commerce Companion considered in lieu in comm.
HB 2141 71-0 (1989) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to forcible entry and detainer. House: Business & Commerce Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 2520 71-0 (1989) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to venue for suits involving residential tenancies. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2841 71-0 (1989) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the fiduciary duties of residential landlords and to the security deposits of tenants; providing civil penalties. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 3019 71-0 (1989) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to a landlord's obligation to maintain a savings account for, to pay interest on, and to return security deposit and pet deposit of tenant. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
SB 74 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to a landlord's and tenant's duties and remedies. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
SB 76 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to a penalty in a residential lease for the late payment of rent. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1003 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the effect on a residential lease of foreclosure of the landlord's mortgage. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1276 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to tenant remedies against the owner or landlord of an apartment house for cutoffs of electricity, gas, or water furnished to an apartment house through a mastermeter; relating to cutoff procedures and the ... Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1288 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to the exclusion of a tenant. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1289 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to forcible entry and detainer. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1290 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to the interruption of utilities connected to leased premises and the removal of property and exclusion of a tenant from leased premises. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1607 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerrero, Lena
Relating to waiver of residential landlord duties; venue for actions under Chapter 92 of the Property Code; maintenance of a rental dwelling in a habitable condition; and utility cutoffs due to a residential landlord's... House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 512 70-0 (1987) Author: Riley, Randall
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the offense of theft of service. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Record vote
HB 624 70-0 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to actions and procedures concerning matters within the jurisdiction of the justice and small claims courts and to the concurrent jurisdiction of county courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 731 70-0 (1987) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to removal of the property of an evicted tenant. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 946 70-0 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to a warehouseman's lien on the property of an evicted tenant. House: Judicial Affairs Rules suspended
HB 1064 70-0 (1987) Author: Price, Albert Relating to a penalty in a residential lease for the late payment of rent. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1075 70-0 (1987) Author: Price, Albert Relating to a landlord's duty to repair. House: Judicial Affairs Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 1125 70-0 (1987) Author: Hammond, Bill
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the posting of a bond by a tenant after seizure of the tenant's property by a landlord for unpaid rent. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1338 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to utility charges by a housing authority. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1395 70-0 (1987) Author: Price, Albert Relating to a landlord's obligation to maintain savings accounts for, to pay interest on, and to return security deposits of tenants. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1532 70-0 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to writs of possession. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1618 70-0 (1987) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to certain rights and liabilities of landlords and tenants. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1981 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to service connections by a municipal utility district to individually metered dwelling units; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2425 70-0 (1987) Author: Riley, Randall Relating to mortgage loans and to encumbrance on homestead property. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 2481 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to exclusion of, and removal and disposal of the property of, a commercial tenant by a landlord. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
SB 473 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Eckels, Robert
Relating to removal of and a warehouseman's lien on the property of an evicted tenant. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 847 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the fiduciary duties of residential landlords and to the security deposits of tenants; providing penalties. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Reported from s/c favorably w/amdt(s)
SB 1017 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to a landlord's duty to repair. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1037 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to interests in real and personal property. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 1067 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Richardson, Bob
Relating to service connections by a municipal utility district to individually metered dwelling units. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 1341 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Eckels, Robert
Relating to writs of possession. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
HB 175 70-2 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to enforcement of a warehouseman's lien. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 843 69-0 (1985) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the obligation of a landlord to refund a tenant's security deposit. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1030 69-0 (1985) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to utility service, utility deposits, and security deposits for certain apartment houses; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary Motion to reconsider and table
HB 1052 69-0 (1985) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to a utility service for certain apartment houses. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1119 69-0 (1985) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to forcible entry and detainer. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks
HB 1359 69-0 (1985) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to the procedure in certain eviction actions. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1550 69-0 (1985) Author: Messer, Bill
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the rights of landlords and tenants. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1650 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to a penalty in a residential lease for the late payment of rent. House: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 1666 69-0 (1985) Author: Bush, Bob Amending Chapter 54, Subchapter C of the Texas Property Code by adding an exemption for children's toys; requiring written notice after exercise of lien and by requiring certain safeguards and sale procedures; increasing remedies of the tenant; amending Section 92.105 of the Texas Property Code by requiring certain purchasers and transferees of an apartment house to be liable for the previous owner's return of security deposits; and declaring an emergency. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1691 69-0 (1985) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to electric rates for certain apartment houses. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 1908 69-0 (1985) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the creation of a warehouseman's lien on property belonging to an evicted tenant. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 2056 69-0 (1985) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to promotion of public health and safety and conservation of energy by regulation of thermostat settings of residential hot water heaters. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2076 69-0 (1985) Author: Robnett, Nolan
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to utility submetering for certain dwellings. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2132 69-0 (1985) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to residential landlord's liens and the return of security deposits on residential rental property. House: Business & Commerce Companion considered in lieu in comm.
HB 2268 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to a landlord's duty to repair. House: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 2269 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to a landlord's obligation to maintain savings accounts for, to pay interest on, and to return tenant security deposits. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2288 69-0 (1985) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to rent control during a housing emergency. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2314 69-0 (1985) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission to adopt rules concerning an apartment house owner's allocation of central system utilities, and to regulate non-submetered mastermeter utilities; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 2315 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission to adopt rules concerning an apartment house owner's allocation of central system utilities, and to regulate non-submetered mastermeter utilities; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 2321 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David Relating to the liability of a landlord who does not return or properly account for a tenant's security deposit. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 722 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the rights of landlords and tenants. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1012 69-0 (1985) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to procedures in and effects of suits for forcible entry and detainer and forcible detainer. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1196 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the liability of a landlord who does not return or properly account for a tenant's security deposit. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1211 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Bush, Bob
Relating to residential landlord's liens and the return of security deposits on residential rental property. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 1215 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to electric rates for certain apartment houses. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1231 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Keller, Ray
Relating to the procedure in certain eviction actions. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 1255 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to a landlord's duty to repair. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1306 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to utility service for certain apartment houses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1314 69-0 (1985) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to a landlord's obligation to maintain savings accounts for, to pay interest on, and to return tenant security deposits. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1323 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to utility submetering. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
HB 52 68-0 (1983) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the attorney general's duty to respond to requests for legal opinions. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 247 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to an injunction to prevent the use of leased property for the delivery of a controlled substance. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 431 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to utility charges by a housing authority. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 445 68-0 (1983) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to venue in a suit arising from a lease or rental contract for residential premises. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 596 68-0 (1983) Author: Laney, James Relating to an exemption of children's toys from a residential landlord's lien. House: Business & Commerce Placed on daily Major State Calendar
HB 750 68-0 (1983) Author: Cain, David Relating to the distribution of voter registration information in certain apartment complexes. House: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 955 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson, David Relating to utility charges by a landlord to a tenant. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1069 68-0 (1983) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a landlord's obligation to maintain savings accounts for, to pay interest on, and to return tenant security deposits. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1167 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to a seizure of property under a landlord's lien. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1219 68-0 (1983) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to property tax relief for renters. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1822 68-0 (1983) Author: Price, Albert Relating to a landlord's duty to repair. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
HB 1901 68-0 (1983) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the liability of a landlord who does not return or properly account for a tenant's security deposit. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
SB 774 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to a landlord's obligation to maintain savings accounts for, to pay interest on, and to return tenant security deposits. Senate: Health & Human Resources No action taken
HB 22 67-0 (1981) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to voiding of a lease by a landlord where a tenant or occupant of the leased property or employee or agent of the tenant or occupant uses the leased property to violate the provisions of the Penal Code relating to public decency. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 39 67-0 (1981) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to allowing a landlord to void a lease if the property is used for obscene purposes. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 65 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to a landlord's authority to remove possessions of a tenant who has abandoned the premises. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 81 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to certain duties of landlords. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 88 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to a tenant's covenant not to sue. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 92 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to requirement of adequate locks and lighting for apartments and hotels. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 312 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the furnishing of security personnel at large apartment complexes. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 456 67-0 (1981) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to voiding a lease if the lessee uses the property for certain criminal activities. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 530 67-0 (1981) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Relating to a landlord's duty to install a security device on the tenant's request. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 585 67-0 (1981) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to the duty of landlord and tenant to maintain residential rental premises in a fit and habitable condition. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 881 67-0 (1981) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a landlord's obligation to maintain savings accounts for and to pay interest on tenant security deposits. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 979 67-0 (1981) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to a landlord's duty to respond to a tenant's request to install, change, or rekey a security device on a window or a door of a residential dwelling unit. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1340 67-0 (1981) Author: Pierce, George Relating to a lien for rent and other charges against property in a self-storage facility. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1803 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to venue in a suit arising from a lease or rental contract for residential premises. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 1860 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to an injunction to prevent the use of leased property for the sale of a controlled substance. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 1865 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the duty of a landlord to maintain a dwelling unit in safe condition. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1977 67-0 (1981) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to property tax relief for renters. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2046 67-0 (1981) Author: Robnett, Nolan
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to smoke detectors in residential dwelling units in which are rented or leased. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 2047 67-0 (1981) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to alternative service of citation in forcible entry and detainer cases. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 2112 67-0 (1981) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to refund of security deposits by certain residential landlords. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 2168 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to disclosure of ownership and disclosure of management of a residential dwelling unit by a landlord to a tenant. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 582 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to voiding of a Lease by a Landlord where a Tenant or Employee of Tenant uses the Leased Property to Violate the Provisions of Chapter 43 of the Texas Penal Code relating to Public Indecency, and relating to defining an offense on the part of an owner or lessor for knowingly allowing property to be used in violation of Chapter 43, Texas Penal Code. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 653 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Pierce, George
Relating to a lien for rent and other charges against property in a self-service storage facility; making certain statutes inapplicable but preserving certain rights and remedies. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 14 66-0 (1979) Author: Allee, Henry E. Relating to the duty of landlord and tenant to maintain residential rental premises in a fit and habitable condition. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 80 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to right of a landlord to remove property from abandoned premises. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 81 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to certain duties of landlords. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 84 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the tenant's covenant not to sue. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 112 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the duty of a landlord to maintain a dwelling unit in safe condition; providing a cause of action. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 188 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to certain duties of landlords. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 215 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to warranty of habitability of a residential unit and prohibiting retaliatory conduct. House: Business & Industry Coauthor authorized
HB 753 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to requirement of adequate locks and lighting for apartments and hotels. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1434 66-0 (1979) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Relating to a requirement that taxing units provide tax relief for elderly renters comparable to that they provide elderly homeowners. House: Ways & Means Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1446 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Relating to regulation of security deposits in connection with rentals of residential premises. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1534 66-0 (1979) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to refund of security deposits by certain residential landlords. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1765 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to allowing a landlord to void a lease if the property is used for obscene purposes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1773 66-0 (1979) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas
Sponsor: Jones, Gene | et. al.
Affecting the rights and duties of landlords and tenants; relating to a landlord's duty to repair certain conditions in a residential rental premises; providing for remedies of the tenant for landlord's failure to repair; imposing remedies for retaliation by tenants; imposing remedies for harassment by tenants and landlords; waiver under limited conditions; relating to court jurisdiction and venue over actions under this Act; repeal of laws; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1925 66-0 (1979) Author: Grubbs, Walter B.
Sponsor: Short, E.L.
Relating to the requirement of fire detection and smoke alarm systems in certain buildings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Human Resources
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 721 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to warranty of habitability of a residential unit and prohibiting retaliatory conduct. Senate: Human Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 774 66-0 (1979) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to a warranty of habitability of rental residential premises. Senate: Human Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 968 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Affecting the rights and duties of landlords and tenants; relating to a landlord's duty to repair certain conditions in a residential rental premises; providing for remedies of the tenant for landlord's failure to repair; imposing remedies for for harassment by tenants and landlords; waiver under limited conditions; relating to court jurisdiction and venue over actions under this Act; repeal of laws; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 279 65-0 (1977) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the duty of landlord and tenant to maintain residential rental premises in a condition fit for human habitation; providing remedies; prohibiting retaliation. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 363 65-0 (1977) Author: Allee, Henry E. Relating to certain duties of a landlord and the right of a tenant to make certain repairs. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 382 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to certain duties of landlords. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 384 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to a tenant's covenant not to sue. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 421 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the duty of a landlord to maintain a dwelling unit in safe condition; providing a cause of action. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 422 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to right of a landlord to remove property from abandoned premises. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 461 65-0 (1977) Author: Allee, Henry E. Relating to discrimination against families with children in the rental of residential dwellings. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 495 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to certain duties of landlords. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 507 65-0 (1977) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to a landlord's failure to make payments for certain utilities and providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Assigned to Consent Calendar
HB 845 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to a warranty of habitability of rental residential premises; providing remedies; prohibiting retaliation. House: Business & Industry Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 862 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to a landlord's duty to mitigate damages with respect to all tenancies. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 863 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to the unenforceability of liquidated damage clauses in leases for residential dwelling units. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 864 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to the application of unconscionability to landlord-tenant relations. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1016 65-0 (1977) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to a landlord's warranty of the habitability of residential premises. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1017 65-0 (1977) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1018 65-0 (1977) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the provisions of rental agreements. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1019 65-0 (1977) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to interruption of tenant's utilities by his landlord. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1133 65-0 (1977) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to fees for service by certain peace officers of a landlord's written notice to vacate premises. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 1249 65-0 (1977) Author: Cain, David Relating to a landlord's duty to maintain residential premises in habitable condition. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1548 65-0 (1977) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to a landlord's duty to repair certain conditions in residential rental premises; providing for remedies of the tenant for landlord's failure to repair; imposing tenant remedies for retaliation by landlord; imposing landlord remedies for retaliation by tenants; imposing remedies for harrassment by tennants and landlords; waiver under limited conditions. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1702 65-0 (1977) Author: Nowlin, James
Sponsor: Lombardino, Frank
Relating to the removal of abandoned property from residential premises; declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 1871 65-0 (1977) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to a landlord's lien in certain abandoned mobile homes. House: Business & Industry Assigned to Consent Calendar
HR 3 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the protection of tenants and their property in large residential complexes. House: State Affairs
SB 314 65-0 (1977) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to a warranty of habitability of rental residential premises; providing remedies; and prohibiting retaliations; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably
SB 315 65-0 (1977) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to notice for terminating certain tenancies, willful interruption of utilities and willful exclusion of tenant by a landlord, a landlord's lien for rent, certain security deposits, a warranty of habitability of residential units, the enforcement of an unconscionable rental agreement, and teh prohibition of retaliatory conduct by a landlord. Senate: Human Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 407 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Florence, Buck
Relating to electric metering and submetering in apartment houses and condominiums and regulation by the Public Utility Commission of Texas; providing for enforcement procedures. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Human Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 489 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to theft of rental services and providing for presumption of intent to avoid payment under certain circumstances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 696 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Weddington, Sarah
Relating to the rights, duties, and remedies of tenants and landlords with respect to each other, as to security deposits and rentals. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Human Resources
Assigned to Consent Calendar
SB 724 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to landlord-tenant relationship. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 186 64-0 (1975) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to a landlord's warranty of the habitability of residential premises. House: Judiciary Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 909 64-0 (1975) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the rights and duties of landlords and tenants to maintain dwelling units and furnishings in habitable condition. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 1519 64-0 (1975) Author: Miller, Chris Relating to the duty of the landlord regarding possessions of a tenant who has abandoned the premises. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1827 64-0 (1975) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to a landlord's duty to maintain residential premises in habitable condition; and the handling of a dispute between a landlord and a tenant over repairs that are necessary to maintain the residential premises in a habitable condition. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1874 64-0 (1975) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Amending Section 1, Article 5236c, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1875 64-0 (1975) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Amending Title 84, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended, by adding an Article 5236f. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1876 64-0 (1975) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Amending Article 5236a, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HR 154 64-0 (1975) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to requesting Department of Public Safety to urge developers of townhouses and apartments to establish security programs. House: Transportation
HB 179 63-0 (1973) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to the refund of a security deposit by a landlord to a tenant and legal action by the tenant if refund is not made; and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary Considered in public hearing
HB 234 63-0 (1973) Author: Denson, Woody Relating to security deposits required of a tenant by a landlord who leases 10 or more dwelling units; providing for interest to the tenant at the rate of six percent per annum on a security deposit while retained by the landlord; providing a remedy. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 518 63-0 (1973) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to duties and obligations of landlord and tenant to maintain premises in a condition fit for use as a dwelling unit for human beings; providing remedies; prohibiting retaliation. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 519 63-0 (1973) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to disclosure to a tenant of residential premises of the name, address, and phone number of the owner of the premises. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 520 63-0 (1973) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the duty of a lessor with knowledge from a written notice from a tenant of an imminently dangerous condition at a dwelling unit to repair the imminently dangerous conditions within a reasonable time. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 521 63-0 (1973) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to certain security deposits; regulating the advance or deposit of money by a tenant to secure the performance of a lease agreement for residential premises. House: Judiciary Considered in public hearing
HB 522 63-0 (1973) Author: Truan, Carlos Invalidating a provision in a lease agreement which purports to give certain lessors a lien on the baggage and other property of the tenant for rent due and unpaid, cleaning expense, or damage to the premises; relating to a baggage lien for rent. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 523 63-0 (1973) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the enforcement of an agreement or contract for the lease of residential premises if a court finds the agreement or contract, or a clause in the agreement or contract, was unconscionable at the time it was made. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 524 63-0 (1973) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to a tenant's remedies for diminution of services or exclusion from residential premises by a landlord in any manner except an action of forcible entry and detainer or forcible detainer. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 741 63-0 (1973) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to security deposits required of a tenant by a landlord who leases residential premises; and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 778 63-0 (1973) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to notice to a tenant of an application for a distress warrant. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 877 63-0 (1973) Author: Bigham, John R.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Establishing certain rights, duties, and remedies of residential landlords and tenants in regard to tenants' security deposits; granting persons eighteen years of age and older the right to enter into binding residential agreements and/or security deposit agreements; repealing inconsistent laws; providing an effective date. House: Judiciary Signed by the Governor
HB 1325 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Providing for citation by publication in actions in forcible detainer. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 1684 63-0 (1973) Author: Garcia, Matt
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Providing for service of process on agents of a residential landlord under certain circumstances; relating to the willful interruption of utility services by a residential landlord; relating to the willful exclusion of a tenant by a residential landlord; relating to residential landlord liens; repealing all laws in conflict and specifically Article 5238a; declaring an effecting date; and providing a savings clause. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SB 484 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Establishing certain rights, duties, obligations and remedies of residential landlords and tenants in regard to tenants' security deposits and rental agreements; granting persons eighteen years of age and older the right to enter into binding residential rental agreements and security deposit agreements; prescribing certain rules of evidence in actions brought under this Act; making certain provisions relating to change of ownership; repealing inconsistent laws; providing an effective date. House: Judiciary
Senate: Finance
Sent to Calendar Committee
SB 972 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Garcia, Matt
Providing for service of process on agents of a residential landlord under certain circumstances; relating to the interruption of utility services by a residential landlord; relating to the exclusion of a tenant by a residential landlord; relating to residential landlord liens for rent; providing remedies and damages for violations; providing an effective date; providing a saving clause. House: Judiciary
Senate: Human Resources
Laid on the table subject to call
HB 362 62-0 (1971) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the rights, duties and remedies of landlords and tenants.
HB 560 62-0 (1971) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to a baggage lien for rent.
HB 1872 62-0 (1971) Author: Nelms, Johnny Relating to the liability of persons engaged in the business of owning apartments for damages received by a person using an unsupervised swimming pool.
SB 416 62-0 (1971) Author: Word, J.P. Relating to amending the Texas Trust Act, permitting a reserve for depreciation on all trusts created after the effective date of this Act.
SB 944 62-0 (1971) Author: Sherman, Max Relating to establishing certain rights, duties, and remedies of residential landlords and tenants in regard to tenants' security deposits.
HB 787 61-0 (1969) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" Relating to providing that the operator of any residential house, apartment, duplex or other single or multi-family dwelling, shall have a lien upon all baggage and all other property found therein for all rents due and unpaid by the tenant thereof; providing for procedures and means of enforcement.
HB 1011 61-0 (1969) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to rentals and tenant selection for housing projects.
HB 1136 61-0 (1969) Author: Niland, Thomas M. "Tom" Relating to the date of trial and issuance of a writ of restitution in an action of forcible detainer.
HB 1232 61-0 (1969) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to setting out and limiting the liability of a tenant of a dwelling.
SB 460 61-0 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to amending Statutes relative to Landlord and Tenant to provide that the operator of any residential house, apartment, duplex or other single or multi-family dwelling, shall have a lien upon baggage and other property found therein for all rents due and unpaid by the tenant thereof; providing that such operator shall have the right to take and retain possession of such baggage and other property until the amount of such unpaid rent is paid; and providing that such baggage and other property shall be exempt from attachment or execution to the same extent as set out in Article 4594, regulating baggage liens for hotels, boarding houses, rooming houses, inns, tourist courts and motels; providing for certain exemptions; providing for procedures and means of enforcement.
HB 219 60-0 (1967) Author: Pickens, Franklin Ace Relating to amending the Penal Code by adding an article relating to obtaining or granting occupancy of a rent house, duplex, or apartment by trick, deception, or fraud or without permission; and relating to the giving of a worthless check, or the stopping of payment on a check, for certain rental payments or certain refunds; providing penalties for violations.
HB 742 60-0 (1967) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Relating to the notice required for terminating certain tenancies.
HB 1135 60-0 (1967) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to rental of space for state agencies.
HB 368 59-0 (1965) Author: Harding, Forrest Ashby Relating to providing for the rendering of judgment for attorney's fees in an amount determined by the court to be reasonable, plus costs of suit, in favor of landlords and against tenants in forcible entry and detainer suits and in forcible detainer suits where tenants are unlawfully holding over the premises of the landlord at the time the suit is filed but vacate the premises prior to the rendition of judgment when the landlord follows certain prescribed procedures.
HB 392 58-0 (1963) Author: Harding, Forrest Ashby Relating to the rendering of judgment for costs of forcible entry and detainer suits in favor of landlords and against tenants where tenants are unlawfully holding over on the premises of the landlord at the time suit is filed but vacate the premises prior to the rendition of judgment when the landlord follows certain prescribed procedures; providing that this Act be cumulative of all other remedies available to the landlord.
HB 700 58-0 (1963) Author: Adams, J. Collier | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful for any owner or operator of a tourist court or hotel, inn or rooming house who provides a gas stove for the heating thereof, or any person who rents of leases to another person any living accommodation and provides a gas stove for the heating thereof, to fail to provide proper ventilation for any such gas stove; providing a term in the county jail for violation of any of the provisions.
SB 249 58-0 (1963) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to limiting the liability of a landowner or lessee of agricultural lands, ranch lands or woodlands for personal injury or property damage suffered by any person while hunting, fishing or engaging in any other type of recreational activity upon the landowner's property, with or without payment of compensation.
SB 333 58-0 (1963) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to making it unlawful for any owner or operator of a tourist court or hotel, inn or rooming house who provides a gas stove for the heating thereof, or any person who rents or leases to another person any living accommodation and provides a gas stove for the heating thereof, to fail to provide proper ventilation for any such gas stove; providing a term in the county jail for violation of any of the provisions.
HB 295 55-0 (1957) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel Relating to requiring a minimum of three (3) days notice to tenants to vacate for non-payment of rent.
HB 263 54-0 (1955) Author: Ford, Jr., Curtis Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide a lien in favor of hotels, boarding houses, rooming houses, inns, tourist courts, and motel on guests' properties for all sums due from such guests; providing for retention of possession of such properties; providing for exemption from attachment and execution during such retention of possession.
HB 854 54-0 (1955) Author: Jackson, James Horace Relating to levying an occupation tax based upon the gross rents received from certain real property situated in Texas, defining terms; creating a presumption; providing for keeping certain records; providing for reports; providing for penalties; providing for enforcement; making allocations.
HB 72 53-0 (1953) Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" Relating to authorizing and directing County Clerks in counties of six hundred thousand (600,000) population, or more, according to the last preceding Federal Census, to destroy chattel mortgage and chattel mortgage records after the expiration of ten (10) years, unless an affidavit of unpaid indebtedness is filed.
HB 826 53-0 (1953) Author: Jackson, James Horace Relating to levying an occupation tax based upon the gross rents received from certain real property situated in Texas, defining terms; creating a presumption; providing for keeping certain records; providing for reports; providing for penalties; providing for enforcement; making allocations.
HB 808 51-0 (1949) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton | et. al. Relating to providing for the abolishment of rent control in Texas as established by an Act of the Eighty-first Congress, and declaring all Federal rent controls to be no longer needed.
HB 339 49-0 (1945) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton Relating to amending certain Statuts providing for payment of a month's rent in advance during pendency of forcible entry and detainer suit for judgment in the event of failure.
HB 23 46-0 (1939) Author: Corry, W. N. | et. al. Relating to the Texas Farm Tenancy Act; establishing a code of working relationships and protection between Texas tenant farmers and landlords; to encourage the development of more profitable farming practices.
HB 235 46-0 (1939) Author: Brown, R. Lee Relating to amending a certain Article fixing the date of the beginning and the date of the ending of farm tenancy.
HB 720 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending a certain Article relating to sales to satisfy liens of hotel and boarding house proprietors and innkeepers.
HB 22 43-0 (1933) Relating to amending certain statute relating to landlords' liens and extending the lien to include all property of any subtenant of the tenant in such residence, storehouse or other building and all property stored with or by such tenant or subtenant in such residence, storehouse or other building with the owner's permission.
SB 269 42-0 (1931) Author: Martin, William Marvin "Will" Relating to amending certain Statutes providing for a landlord's lieu upon the properties and crops of a tenant for rents and advances.
HB 598 41-0 (1929) Author: Bond, Thomas R. Relating to making it unlawful for any person or persons to go on the premises or plantation of any citizen of the State of Texas, in the nighttime or between sunset and sunrise, and move or assist in moving any laborer or tenant or the effects of or property of any laborer or tenant therefrom without the consent of the owner or proprietor thereof other than in the discharge of a Civil or Military order, and to provide penalties for the violation of this Act, and repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 533 39-0 (1925) Author: Masterson, Alexander E. Relating amending certain statute so as to provide that relying on use and occupancy of property by tenants or agents shall plead the name of each, and the period used or occupied by each such tenant or agent. House: Judiciary
HB 27 37-0 (1921) Author: Rosser, Mark E. Regulating to a certain Act regarding the authorization of the erection and maintenance of apartments and rooming on the old capitol grounds in the City of Austin for the use of the State Senate and Representatives.
HB 75 37-0 (1921) Author: Melson, John McCullough Relating to a certain Act regarding issuance of distress warrants.
HB 102 37-0 (1921) Author: Cummins, Humboldt Hunter "Hum" Relating to a certain Act regarding the operation of hotels, lodging houses, etc.
HB 177 37-0 (1921) Author: Melson, John McCullough Relating to a certain Act regarding the issuance of distress warrants.
HB 186 37-0 (1921) Author: Walker, B. P. Regulating to a certain Act regarding the rates and charges of hotels in this State.
HB 211 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to preventing profiteering by the owners of public hotels, etc.
HB 234 37-0 (1921) Author: Webb, Lumpkin Relating to a certain Act to prevent the fraudulent breaking of contracts by employees, renters, etc.
HB 264 37-0 (1921) Author: Barker, Charles A. Relating to a certain Act prohibiting any person or persons to register at any hotel under an assumed name.
HB 362 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, John C. | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the sanitation of hotels, restaurants, eating houses, etc.
HB 493 37-0 (1921) Author: Burmeister, Frank H. | et. al. Relating to amend a certain Act providing for the protection of farmers in contracts made in renting or cultivation of farm lands, etc.
SB 25 37-0 (1921) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to hotels and boarding houses.
SB 44 37-0 (1921) Author: Hertzberg, Harry Relating to requiring hotels, boarding houses, etc., to post in rooms prices for rooms and meals, rooms without meals, etc.
SB 182 37-0 (1921) Author: Hertzberg, Harry Relating to regulating the sanitation of hotels, restaurants, lodging houses, etc.
SB 55 36-0 (1919) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to providing that all persons leasing or renting lands or tenements, at will or for a term, shall have a preference lien upon the property of the tenant hereinafter indicated, upon such premises for any rent that may become due and all for money, and the value of all animal, tools, provisions and supplies furnished by the landlord to the tenant to enable the tenant to make a crop on such premises.
SB 62 36-0 (1919) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to amending certain statutes of the Penal Code relating to obtaining board and lodging under false pretenses, or obtaining any property or thing of value or the making, uttering or delivery of any check, draft or order in payment of any obligation to defraud; fixing the punishment; prescribing a rule of evidence or prosecution; making the law cumulative.
SB 81 36-0 (1919) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to amending certain articles relating to fixing a special lien in favor of hotels, inns and boarding houses and providing a remedy for the enforcing of said lien by advertising and selling the baggage and other property of the guests of such hotel, inn, or boarding house, providing for the disposition of the proceeds of said sale, defining the term hotel and inn.
SB 96 36-0 (1919) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the leasing or renting of residences, stores, houses or other buildings and providing for registration with County Clerks.
SB 157 36-0 (1919) Author: Strickland, Jeff J. Relating to making it unlawful to construct, with a view to rent, or to offer to rent, or to have rented, any house or apartment house that is to be used as a dwelling that does not conform to the sanitary standards prescribed for said dwelling house or apartment; making the violation of the act a misdemeanor and fixing a punishment.
SB 166 36-0 (1919) Author: Suiter, William David "Will" | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful to rent, offer to rent, to have rented, or to receive compensation for the use and hire of any house or apartment house that is to bused as a dwelling which does not conform to the sanitary and comfort standards described herein for dwelling houses or apartment houses, and prescribing the water supply and the protection of same from sources of pollution; making the violation of the act a misdemeanor and prescribing penalties therefor.
SB 273 36-0 (1919) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to amending certain statute providing for the collection of delinquent taxes; providing for a reasonable compensation for report of an abstract company or an individual abstractor as to record owner of property reported delinquent, and as to the holders of any liens against said property and report as to subsequent conveyances; charging such fee as additional costs against the delinquent lands. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
HB 99 35-0 (1917) Author: Boner, Charles Wilbur Relating to the renting of real estate and residential property, limiting the amount of rental charges, imposing duties on the county tax assessor, and providing a penalty.
HB 168 35-0 (1917) Author: Nichols, Joseph Francis Relating to making it an offense for tenants to misuse property subject to landlord's liens.
HB 301 35-0 (1917) Author: Beard, Stanley Alphonse Relating to giving landlords preference lien upon the property of tenants and providing for the manner in which such lien shall be protested.
SB 39 35-0 (1917) Author: Floyd, Charles Richard Relating to enforcing hire, tenant and share farming contracts when money or goods are obtained therein; creating penalties.
SB 132 35-0 (1917) Author: Alderdice, James Monroe Relating to requiring adequate fire escapes for all buildings three or more stories in height when used as a hospital, seminary, college, academy, schoolhouse, hotel, etc.
SB 151 35-0 (1917) Author: Johnston, Rienzi Melville Relating to the subject of landlord's liens upon residences, storehouses or other buildings, prescribing the manner in which such liens shall be fixed and preserved.
HB 33 34-0 (1915) Author: Nichols, Joseph Francis Relating to amending the Penal Code to provide that any person as tenant, lessee, superintendent or person in charge of farm lands who shall embezzle or fraudulently misapply any money belonging to the landlord after the sale of said crop or farm product to be guilty of a penal offense; providing a penalty.
HB 239 34-0 (1915) Author: Reeves, Icil B. "Ice" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the amount that may be charged by landlord for rent on lands for agricultural purposes where the same is cultivated by the tenant who furnishes everything except the land.
HB 250 34-0 (1915) Author: Williams, Newton Barber "Newt" | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws pertaining to Landlords Liens for rents.
HB 312 34-0 (1915) Author: Valentine, I. T. | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws relating to landlords lien for rent, providing that no lien for rent on such buildings more than three months past due shall be valid as against purchases or creditors bills unless verified statement of the amount of rent due and the months for which it is due shall be filed and recorded with the County Clerk.
HB 623 34-0 (1915) Author: Haxthausen, Sr., August (Von) Relating to providing for the creation of a hotel commission; proscribing the duties of such; making an appropriation.
SB 9 34-0 (1915) Author: Bailey, Louis Hart Relating to amending certain statutes relating to landlord lien.
SB 131 34-0 (1915) Author: McGregor, Temple Harris | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute that it shall not apply in any way nor in any case where any person leases or rents lands or tenements at will for a term of years for agricultural purposes.
SB 190 34-0 (1915) Author: Robbins, Archie C. Relating to providing for the investigation and management of hotels, rooming houses and apartment houses; providing for fire escapes and providing penalties and remedies.
SB 41 34-1 (1915) Author: Bailey, Louis Hart Relating to amending a certain Stature relating to bondholder's lien.
HB 437 33-0 (1913) Author: Humphrey, R. B. Relating to denouncing the offense of the fraudulent disposition of mortgage property, and providing punishment therefor.
HB 591 33-0 (1913) Author: Robbins, Archie C. Relating to providing for the investigation and management of hotels, rooming houses and apartment houses; defining hotels, rooming Houses and apartment houses; providing for fire escapes and providing penalties and remedies; providing for an appropriation.
SB 347 33-0 (1913) Author: Vaughan, Horace Worth Relating to defining hotels, public inns, and places where sleeping and food accommodations are furnished for hire and relating to the obtaining of board and lodging therein under false pretenses and prescribing penalties.
SB 388 33-0 (1913) Author: Gibson, Flavius M. Relating to defining the offense of a tenant selling agricultural products on which there is a landlord's lien, and providing punishment therefor.
HB 18 33-2 (1914) Author: Allison, Matt F. | et. al. Relating to the landlord's lien on agricultural products.
SB 114 32-0 (1911) Relating to allowing a suit for rent to be joined with an action of forcible entry and detainer wherever the amount of rent is within the jurisdiction of the justice court.
SB 215 26-0 (1899) Relating to defining the offense of defrauding hotel and boarding house keepers of their charges, and providing penalties therefor.
HB 110 25-0 (1897) Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, relating to forcible entry and detainer.
SB 42 21-0 (1889) Relating to landlords and tenants.

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