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HB 792 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the exception from disclosure under the public information law for information related to competition or bidding. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 793 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the definition of a governmental body for the purposes of the public information law. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 839 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al. Relating to the availability under the public information law of information contained in a bid or proposal after a contract is executed or awarded. House: Government Transparency & Operation No action taken in committee
HB 863 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to safety training for employees performing construction work under a contract with a governmental entity; providing administrative penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 878 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the extension and modification of a public school district depository contract. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2204 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the requirements for construction contracts for certain water supply projects, treatment works, and flood control measures. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2689 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to wage surveys for the determination of prevailing wage rates for certain contracts for public works. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2780 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of
HB 3250 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to civil works projects and other construction projects of governmental entities. House: Government Transparency & Operation Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 3357 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to the prevailing wage for work associated with public work contracts; authorizing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3899 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HR 2552 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1289. Reported enrolled
HR 2573 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 533. Reported enrolled
SB 407 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the exception from disclosure under the public information law for information related to competition or bidding. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
SB 408 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the definition of a governmental body for the purposes of the public information law. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
SB 425 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the availability under the public information law of information contained in a bid or proposal after a contract is executed or awarded. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 475 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to safety training for employees performing construction work under a contract with a governmental entity; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1289 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1416 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the requirements for construction contracts for certain water supply projects, treatment works, and flood control measures. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1951 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to wage surveys for the determination of prevailing wage rates for certain contracts for public works. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2128 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the Health and Human Services Commission's procurement and oversight of managed care organization contracts serving individuals in Texas Medicaid with serious mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SR 911 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 533. Reported enrolled
SR 918 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1289. Reported enrolled
HB 2000 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the purchase of certain commodity items by an entity other than a state agency. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2636 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3019 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the competitive bid process for construction during contracting and delivery of construction projects. House: Government Transparency & Operation No action taken in committee
SB 154 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 493 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to safety training for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 731 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2946 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to a contract for the acquisition of goods or services to which The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is a party. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 116 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the consideration of ownership interests of disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
SB 167 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to safety training for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 341 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1195 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to a contract for the acquisition of goods or services to which The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is a party. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 495 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to competitive bids for water utilities contracts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 888 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to historically underutilized businesses owned by disabled veterans for purposes of state contracting. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1728 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to energy savings performance contracts and energy efficiency planning. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2513 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to developing a list of preferred vendors that provide support to open-enrollment charter schools in using the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2771 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the purchasing powers and duties of a navigation district or port authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3020 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
SB 400 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the entities eligible to make purchases using the cooperative purchasing program administered by the comptroller. House: Human Services
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 806 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to considering ownership interests of disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1389 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to safety training for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1460 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to energy savings performance contracts. Senate: Government Organization Received from the Senate
SB 1488 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts; providing criminal penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1765 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 268 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to considering ownership interests of disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 962 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the purchase of library goods and services by public junior colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1105 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to procuring contracts for certain professional services by a governmental entity. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2185 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to informing public school districts of available resources to reduce support costs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3785 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the powers and duties of a navigation district or port authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 4096 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to certain contracts by certain governmental entities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4489 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to certain contracts by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4490 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to certain contracts by certain governmental entities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4515 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to contracting practices of certain large nonprofit corporations. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
SB 857 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie
Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts; providing criminal penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1457 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to a waiver of sovereign or governmental immunity by governmental entities that fail to make a timely payment under the Prompt Payment Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1635 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the sale of certain communications equipment and mobile telephone services; providing criminal and civil penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1639 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to requirements based on dollar amounts regarding payment bonds and change orders for certain public contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2185 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to contracting practices of certain large nonprofit corporations. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 699 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the confidentiality of certain information involving real estate transactions of the School Land Board, Veterans' Land Board, General Land Office, or land commissioner. House: Land & Resource Management Considered in Calendars
HB 1106 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to considering ownership interests of disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1568 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the selection by certain governmental entities of providers of landscape architectural services. House: Government Reform No action taken in committee
HB 2373 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts; providing criminal penalties. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2976 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the filing of a conflicts disclosure statement by a vendor or member of a governing body of a port authority or navigation district. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3550 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to false claims against the state and school districts and actions by private persons to prosecute those claims; providing a civil penalty. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
SB 381 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to considering ownership interests of disabled veterans and recipients of the Purple Heart in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 596 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information involving real estate transactions of the School Land Board, Veterans' Land Board, General Land Office, or Commissioner of the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 717 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the selection by certain governmental entities of providers of landscape architectural services. Senate: Government Organization Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1064 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts; providing criminal penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1396 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the filing of a conflicts disclosure statement by a vendor or member of a governing body of a port authority or navigation district. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 100 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the award of certain highway contracts by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 773 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to certain purchases by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1064 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to creating the Governor's Health Care Coordinating Council. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1823 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the rights of a purchaser under an executory contract for conveyance of real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2229 79-0 (2005) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to the automatic renewal of contracts for security services. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2334 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the filing of a disclosure statement by a vendor or member of a governing body of a port authority or navigation district; imposing a penalty. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2801 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to audits of state agency expenditures to recover overpayments and lost discounts. House: Government Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2987 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to funding advanced in connection with a lawsuit that is at a rate above the usurious interest prohibition. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Business & Commerce
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 3066 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to unconscionable contract provisions. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 573 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Casteel, Carter
Relating to the award of certain highway maintenance contracts by the Texas Department of Transportation and to local matching funds requirements for highway projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 576 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to certain purchases by the Railroad Commission of Texas. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 629 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the rights of parties to an executory contract for conveyance of real property and certain other real property transactions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 945 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the filing of a disclosure statement by a vendor or member of a governing body of a port authority or navigation district; imposing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 998 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to contracts with local workforce development boards. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1405 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to funding advanced in connection with a lawsuit that is at a rate above the usurious interest prohibition. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1569 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to audits of state agency expenditures to recover overpayments and lost discounts. House: Government Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 443 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to providing notice concerning certain school district purchases. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 969 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, John Relating to requiring commissioners and vendors of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas, to disclose certain financial relationships. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1378 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to certain duties and information regarding water planning and development matters in the state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2091 78-0 (2003) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to procurement rules, guidelines, and procedures for regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2190 78-0 (2003) Author: Stick, Jack Relating to contracts between the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and commissioners courts or private vendors for certain facilities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2397 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to a vendor's or subcontractor's remedy for nonpayment of certain contracts. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1359 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to providing notice concerning certain school district purchases. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1412 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to procurement rules, guidelines, and procedures for regional transportation authorities. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1720 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to a vendor's or subcontractor's remedy for nonpayment of certain contracts. Senate: State Affairs Received from the Senate
HB 110 78-1 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to certain governmental contracts to be performed in nonattainment areas for national ambient air quality standards. House: Environmental Regulation Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 19 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to certain government contracts to be performed in nonattainment areas for national ambient air quality standards. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1098 77-0 (2001) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the collection of taxes on printed materials distributed by mail. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1589 77-0 (2001) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to competitive bid requirements for certain contracts awarded by governmental entities. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1691 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the Texas Council on Purchasing from People with Disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2229 77-0 (2001) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to certain contracts between governmental entities and nonresident bidders. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2237 77-0 (2001) Author: Moreno, Joe | et. al. Relating to the procurement powers of certain navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2694 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to disclosure of contracts between candidates for or holders of certain public offices and governmental entities; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2748 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to requiring commissioners and vendors of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas, to disclose certain financial relationships. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2817 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to certain laws governing water districts and nonprofit water or sewer service corporations; creating a criminal offense. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 3087 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to prohibiting procurement by the state of goods created using child or forced labor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3488 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to establishing a purchasing preference for calcium rich foods and drinks. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 925 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Moreno, Joe
Relating to the procurement powers of certain navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 413 76-0 (1999) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the repeal of the exception to disclosure under the public information law of information submitted by an applicant for certification as a historically underutilized or disadvantaged business. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1615 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the acquisition of goods and services by certain medical and dental institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 3072 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to certain payments by a retail seller in a retail installment transaction involving a motor vehicle. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 543 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to a payment to a governmental entity by credit card or check. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 667 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to the repeal of the exception to disclosure under the public information law of information submitted by an applicant for certification as a historically underutilized or disadvantaged business. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 690 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to preference to Texas and United States products in purchasing by state agencies, school districts, and certain charter schools. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to State Affairs
HB 557 75-0 (1997) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the repeal of certain wage requirements regarding payment for services under certain public contracts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1430 75-0 (1997) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to payment bonds on certain public works contracts. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1513 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the recovery by state agencies of certain indirect costs. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2506 75-0 (1997) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to interest charged on late payment made by certain political subdivisions under a contract for goods or services. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 1688 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a preference given to bidders who hire recipients of financial assistance and services. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1727 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce Relating to assisting small businesses to participate in state public works contracting. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 727 74-0 (1995) Author: Hernandez, Christine Relating to the creation of a state business daily to give notice before a state agency makes a procurement with a value that exceeds $25,000. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1012 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to the availability under the open records law of information submitted to a governmental entity by a potential vendor or contractor. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 845 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of a state business daily to give notice before a state agency makes a procurement with a value that exceeds $25,000. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 421 73-0 (1993) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the competitive bidding requirements of governmental entities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1281 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to requiring bidders for certain contracts with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to show proof of support of employment programs for released felons and to the use of that information by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice in awarding contracts. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Record vote
HB 1413 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to assistance to disadvantaged businesses in professional services contracts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1823 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to purchases by community centers and assistance organizations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 226 73-0 (1993) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Relating to the competitive bidding requirements of governmental entities and certain duties of the Office of Small Business Assistance. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 227 73-0 (1993) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the minimum contract amount in a public works or construction contract requiring execution of a bond. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to State Affairs
HB 192 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the awarding of certain contracts to small, disadvantaged business enterprises. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 360 72-0 (1991) Author: Soileau, Curtis | et. al. Relating to the preference for Texas and American products or bidders and to procedures relating to rejected low bids under certain public contracts. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 223 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the preference for Texas and United States products under certain public purchasing contracts. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 224 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the expansion of the preference given Texas and American bidders for certain state contracts. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from calendar
HB 707 70-0 (1987) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the preference for disadvantaged, Texas, and American products under certain public purchasing contracts. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1285 70-0 (1987) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to a contract for an improvement to a public school's real property. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Senate recommits conf. comm. report
HB 1403 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to the purchase of supplies, materials, services, or equipment from state funds appropriated for research projects. House: Science & Technology Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1621 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Cliff
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the liability of certain persons who clean up hazardous or solid wastes and to the indemnification of those persons. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1844 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the authority of a governmental body to purchase certain professional services through competitive bidding. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1973 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to contracts for public works. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2087 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the arbitration of a controversy under certain contracts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2628 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the authority of political subdivisions to acquire property by the issuance of notes for cash. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 449 70-0 (1987) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to appeal of a determination of the general prevailing rate of per diem wages for public works contracts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 450 70-0 (1987) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the enforcement of the general prevailing rate of per diem wages for public works contracts. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 456 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the definition of the term "general prevailing rate of per diem wages." Senate: State Affairs Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 457 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to a requirement that the prevailing wage rate be posted in certain places of employment; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 539 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Larry, Jerald
Relating to variable contract rate disclosures for motor vehicle retail installment contracts and to contracts for the retail installment sales of heavy commercial vehicles and for refunds on prepayment. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 910 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the period for payment on a health spa contract. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1158 70-0 (1987) Author: Anderson, Richard Relating to the use and acquisition of real and personal property by certain governmental agencies or by nonprofit corporations acting on behalf of governmental agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1417 70-0 (1987) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the authority to review and approve change orders to certain public works contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 1440 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the purchase of electricity from facilities using solid waste. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1455 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to a restriction of the use of certain indemnity provisions in certain construction contracts. Senate: Jurisprudence Received from the Senate
SB 64 70-2 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the operation of and issuance of bonds for projects by the Texas Public Building Authority. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 40 69-0 (1985) Author: Lee, Don Relating to the grant of a preference in the purchase of products by governmental bodies. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 655 69-0 (1985) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to certain contracts pertaining to the reenactment of a crime and the payments of proceeds from those contracts into an escrow account for crime victims' compensation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1911 69-0 (1985) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the authority of the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to select and acquire a site for a Super-conducting Super Collider Accelerator project. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
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SB 807 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the procedures governing purchases made by counties; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 836 69-0 (1985) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to competitive bidding on contracts for the construction of permanent improvements at institutions of higher education; amending section 51.907 of the Texas Education Code; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1073 69-0 (1985) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the authority of certain governmental entities to contract for the acquisition, use, or purchase of property. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1173 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to interagency cooperation contracts; increasing the exclusion for written requirements and advance approval of such contracts from less than $350 to less than $2,500; allowing performing agencies to subcontract and purchase equipment; permitting receiving agencies to advance federal funds. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 58 69-2 (1986) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the purchase of certain energy-saving devices by state agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 86 69-3 (1986) Author: Lee, Don Relating to the authority of certain entities that operate training programs on a statewide basis to contract with agencies and political subdivisions of the state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 43 69-3 (1986) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the definition of "agency" in The Interagency Cooperation Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-12/30/86
HB 468 68-0 (1983) Author: Cary, Reby Relating to the acquisition of supplies, materials, services, and equipment by community centers for mental health and mental retardation services. House: Public Health Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1112 68-0 (1983) Author: Ragsdale, Paul
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the amount of performance and payment bonds required for certain public works contractors. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken
HB 1903 68-0 (1983) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the authority of certain governmental entities to contract for the acquisition, use, or purchase of property. House: State Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2016 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to contracts made by the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Testimony taken
HB 2019 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to bids of nonresident contractors. House: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2261 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to appraisal district contracts with an appraisal firm which performs appraisal services for a property owner in an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 2415 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, Don Relating to the grant of a preference in the purchase of products by governmental bodies. House: State Affairs No action taken
HB 12 68-2 (1984) Author: Lee, Don Relating to the grant of a preference in the purchase of products by governmental bodies. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
HB 133 68-2 (1984) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the provision of telecommunications services by the State Purchasing and General Services Commission. House: House Administration Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 98 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to bond for construction of a swimming pool. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1815 67-0 (1981) Author: Pierce, George
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the deposit and investment of retainage. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1972 67-0 (1981) Author: Sutton, Lou Nelle Relating to minority businesses bidding on construction contracts awarded by governmental entities. House: Business & Industry Notice given - to call motion to reconsider
HB 1993 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo Relating to payment of contractors and subcontractors on certain public works projects. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1994 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo Relating to bids for public works. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 2265 67-0 (1981) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Texas Hospital Equipment Financing Act. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 1920 66-0 (1979) Author: Laney, James Relating to regulation of natural gas sales contracts. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 680 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the acquisition of property by the state and by political subdivisions. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1039 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to the regulation of contracts for dance studio lessons; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SCR 94 66-0 (1979) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: McBee, Susan Gurley
Authorizing continuation of interagency contracting arrangements between Legislative Council and State Commission for the Blind. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Signed by the Governor
HB 200 65-0 (1977) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the jurisdiction of the Public Utility Commission of Texas over contracts between political subdivisions. House: Natural Resources Considered by committee in formal meeting
HB 2248 65-0 (1977) Author: Lewis, Gibson
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the validation of certain governmental acts and proceedings by municipalities, counties, and independent school districts regarding paving contracts. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 141 64-0 (1975) Author: Hudson III, Samuel
Sponsor: McKinnon, Mike
Relating to contractors' performance and payment bonds and certain liens for contracts over a certain amount. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days
HB 1104 64-0 (1975) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Amending Acts 1973, 63rd Legislature, Regular Session, Page 574, Chapter 246; amending Section 1 of said Act to change the definition of "Home Solicitation Transaction"; providing that such definition shall apply to the sale of realty only when the transaction occurs at the residence of the prospective buyer. House: Judiciary Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HCR 114 64-0 (1975) Author: Caldwell, Neil Requesting the Senate to return HB 605 to the House for further consideration. Signed by Governor
HB 596 63-0 (1973) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Declaring the public policy of the State of Texas; invalidating provisions for indemnity in certain contracts where there is negligence attributable to the indemnitee; defining terms; specifying the applicability of the Act. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HB 774 63-0 (1973) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the requirement that contracting agencies of the State of Texas, any county, city, town, school district, water district, hospital district, or other political subdivision of the state shall include nondiscrimination provisions by reason of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in all directly or indirectly publicly funded contracts for supplies, materials, services or equipment; requiring the contractor to include nondiscrimination provisions binding upon a subcontractor or vendor in every subcontract or purchase order; specifying compliance reports which the contractor shall file with the contracting agency; providing for cancellation, termination, or conditional continuance of a contract for noncompliance with the nondiscrimination clauses of the contract and for debarment of such a contractor from further contracts with the agency; requiring reasonable efforts by the contracting agency to secure compliance with the contract provisions of this Act; defining "contracting agency"; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 912 63-0 (1973) Author: Doyle, Terry Relating to certain liens and to certain claims against bonds. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 1437 63-0 (1973) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to the effect of certain contractual agreements on students enrolled in public schools. House: Education Subcommittee hearing date
SB 304 63-0 (1973) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to a cooperative purchasing service through the State Board of Control for counties, home-rule cities, cities, villages, and towns organized under general law, special districts, school districts, junior college districts, and other legally constituted political subdivisions of the state or combinations of these for cooperative purchasing among local governments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to subcommittee
SB 266 62-0 (1971) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to and establishing state policies and procedures for the procurement of professional services of architects, attorneys, physicians, surgeons and engineers by agencies and departments of the State of Texas, political subdivisions, counties, municipalities, districts, public authorities or publicly-owned utilities.
HB 672 61-0 (1969) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to the right to rescind a contract for sale of merchandise when solicited door to door; amending the Business & Commerce Code.
HB 761 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to certain covenants of indemnification in contracts of agreements pertaining to construction, alteration, maintenance, or repair of certain improvements to or on real property.
SB 94 61-0 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" | et. al. Relating to purchase of certain firearms and accessories by residents of Texas in states contiguous to Texas.
SB 438 61-0 (1969) Author: Word, James Powell Relating to certain covenants of indemnification in contracts or agreements pertaining to construction, alteration, maintenance, or repair of certain improvements to or on real property.
SB 170 60-0 (1967) Author: Word, James Powell Relating to contractual relationship between parties to a construction contract; exempting contracts in existence prior to the date this Act takes effect.
HB 191 59-0 (1965) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to abolishing the gift tax on motor vehicles.
HB 298 59-0 (1965) Author: Vale, Bob | et. al. Relating to venue in suits on promissory notes.
HB 503 59-0 (1965) Author: Vale, Bob | et. al. Relating to the purchasing procedure of publicly owned gas and electric companies in certain counties.
HB 504 59-0 (1965) Author: Vale, Bob | et. al. Relating to the purchasing procedure of publicly owned gas and electric companies.
HB 752 59-0 (1965) Author: Alaniz, John C. | et. al. Relating to requiring recordation and regulating forfeiture of certain real estate contracts.
SB 41 59-0 (1965) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing that when a purchase under a certain Article is an emergency purchase and such is certified in writing by affidavit, by the purchaser, the Article shall not apply; defining emergency purchase.
HB 1064 58-0 (1963) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to providing for the period of notice stipulation in contracts between Federal prime contractors and their subcontractors.
HB 145 57-0 (1961) Author: Slack, Richard C. Relating to extending the time for payment of all notes or obligations executed by purchasers of school land for the unpaid balances of principal due the State thereon which are due or will become due prior to November 1, 1966.
HB 582 56-0 (1959) Author: Yezak, Herman Relating to requiring any contract by a person under twenty-one years of age with a representative of organized baseball to be approved by the Probate Court of the county of his residence.
HB 584 56-0 (1959) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. | et. al. Relating to repealing certain acts relating to the sale of sand and gravel by the City of Austin.
SB 183 56-0 (1959) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to the requirement of performance and payment bonds by public contractors and claims and liens thereunder for materials and labor.
HB 339 55-0 (1957) Author: Dugas, Jr., Louis Relating to repealing certain Articles of the Penal Code concerning wage rates, hours of work and contracts for skilled and unskilled labor on public works construction in the State with provisions for the authorization of enforcement and regulation by the State Commission of Labor Statistics, and setting forth these provisions anew; providing a penalty.
HB 698 55-0 (1957) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to protected assignments of accounts receivable.
HB 293 54-0 (1955) Author: Sayers, Scott Philen | et. al. Relating to providing for contingent fee contracts for attorneys and limiting the amounts thereof; and declaring that such contracts shall be void and unenforceable if obtained as the result of intervention of any lay person, organization or corporation, or in which such lay person, organization or corporation has an interest therein.
HB 9 53-0 (1953) Author: Fisk, Jack Gordon | et. al. Relating to amending, revising and recodifying certain laws dealing with the State Board of Control, prescribing the function and procedures of the Office of Central Services (successor to the State Board of Control); fixing an effective date.
SB 214 53-0 (1953) Author: Sadler, Harley Herman | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Railroad Commission of Texas to approve agreements for construction and operation of cooperative facilities for conservation and utilization of gas, after notice and hearing and certain findings by the Commission.
HB 141 52-0 (1951) Author: Davis, Charles Gowin Relating to amending certain statutes to provide for the maximum rate of interest that may be legally charged, directly or indirectly, on any note or other written contract; providing that any such note or contract shall be null and void where a greater rate of interest, than that provided in this Act, is charged; defining the word "indirectly".
SB 237 52-0 (1951) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to providing that the Commissioners Court of any County in the State may enter into contracts for the accomplishment of plans and programs for flood control and soil conservation with certain agencies, and such agencies, districts and municipal corporations may be divided between the parties or delegated to either the County or to one or more of said agencies, districts, and municipal corporations for a specified period or until certain plans for programs are accomplished.
HB 454 51-0 (1949) Author: McCorkle, Claude H. Relating to providing that any person, firm, or corporation who shall purchase, buy, receive or accept for the purpose of purchasing or buying any goods, wares, merchandise or personal property of whatsoever kind or character, upon a contract or agreement, expressed or implied, that the value, purchase price, or amount to be paid for such property is to be found, fixed or ascertained, by a test, examination or classification made or to be made of such property by the purchaser or receiver thereof, and shall fail, or refuse to pay to the seller of the property the price or value so found or fixed thereon, shall be guilty of theft by conversion and punished as provided for such offense or theft.
HJR 17 48-0 (1943) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al. Proposing an amendment providing after adoption all contracts for a greater rate of interest than eight per centum per annum when secured by a bona fide lien on real estate, farm machinery and equipment, live stock, crops or other farm produce, shall be deemed usurious, and except as otherwise provided by the Legislature all other contracts for a greater rate than eight per centum per annum shall also be deemed usurious.
HB 703 47-0 (1941) Author: Rhodes, Cecil T. Relating to authorizing the creation of the office of County Purchasing Agent in all counties of this State with certain population; prescribing his duties and fixing his compensation; prescribing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 842 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending a certain Article relating to contracts and conveyances by persons subsequently adjudged insane or otherwise incompetent.
HB 78 45-2 (1937) Relating to the licensing of citrus fruit dealers.
SB 462 44-0 (1935) Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to sell or to offer to sale, within the State of Texas, any goods, wares and/or merchandise manufactured out of the State of Texas, wholly or in part, by by convicts or prisoners in penal and/or reformatory institutions except convicts or prisoners on parole or probation, providing exemptions, providing penalties.
SB 386 39-0 (1925) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to requiring all public works authorized to be done by the State, or by any county, city or town incorporated under General or Special Law, or school district created by General or Special Law, to be done under contract and contracts by competitive bidding. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
HB 510 35-0 (1917) Author: Valentine, I. T. Relating to requiring the Comptroller of Public Accounts and county judges to implement the use of the plat book system for tax assessment purposes.
HB 25 35-3 (1917) Author: Sackett, Henry H. | et. al. Relating to amending Article 5692, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, as adopted in 1911, providing that actions for specific performance shall be filed within four years.
HB 64 22-0 (1891) Relating to amending the statute on interest.
SB 10 22-0 (1891) Relating to invalidating the provision in any stipulation, contract, or agreement limiting the time in which suit may be brought thereon to not less than two years.
HB 21 22-1 (1892) Relating to regulating the rate of interest and to defining usury.

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