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HB 3149 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to examinations required for licensure by the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3295 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on the use of certain audio recordings or video footage to influence the negotiation of a real estate transaction. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4618 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the requirement that a right-of-way agent obtain a license from the Texas Real Estate Commission; expanding an occupational regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 2207 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the requirement that a right-of-way agent obtain a license from the Texas Real Estate Commission; expanding an occupational regulation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1288 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to broker agreements for the leasing of real property owned by a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2534 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to certain real estate sales, brokerage, and advertising activities, certain functions of the Texas Real Estate Commission, and the authorization of a ground lease with the Texas Facilities Commission to construct or maintain a building. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2611 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al. Relating to broker agreements for the sale of real property by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3178 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the use of a broker for the sale or lease of real property by the Dallas County Hospital District. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2212 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to certain real estate sales, brokerage, and advertising activities, certain functions of the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1918 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to the Texas Real Estate Commission and the regulation of certain real estate professionals; increasing a fee; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3244 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to authorizing broker agreements for the sale of real property held in trust by home-rule municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3739 84-0 (2015) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to preferred qualifications for serving on an appraisal review board or panel of the board that hears ad valorem tax protests concerning commercial real property in certain appraisal districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3761 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to reactivation of certain real estate broker licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 699 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the Texas Real Estate Commission and the regulation of certain real estate professionals. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 1795 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to authorizing broker agreements for the sale of real property by certain municipalities. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
SB 985 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to authorizing broker agreements for the sale of real property by certain municipalities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1637 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the professions regulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1799 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the exemption of certain real estate professionals from registration as property tax consultants. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2177 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to certain claims against persons licensed as real estate brokers and salespersons. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
SB 747 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to the professions regulated by the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1353 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Relating to certain claims against persons licensed as real estate brokers and salespersons. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 114 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the repeal of the requirement that certain real estate professionals provide fingerprints to satisfy criminal history check provisions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1356 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to exemptions from the requirements governing real estate brokers and salespersons. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2837 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to correspondence real estate and real estate inspection courses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3738 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to requirements for correspondence courses for licensing as a real estate broker, salesperson, or inspector. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1184 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to online and correspondence real estate and real estate inspection courses. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 1530 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the regulation of the sale and inspection of real estate and residential service contracts. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 651 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the regulation of the sale and inspection of real estate and residential service contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1739 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the sale and inspection of real estate. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2377 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the use of private firms by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission in leasing space for state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 3184 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the disclosure of sales price to previous owner/client when a broker purchases real property from clients and resells within one year. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 810 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of the sale and inspection of real estate. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
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
HB 1508 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the regulation of certain occupations by the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2844 78-0 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the exemption from the requirement that a person register as a property tax consultant to perform certain property tax consulting services. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3433 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to requiring a person responsible for closing a real estate transaction to assist a purchaser or owner in applying for a residence homestead exemption for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways and Means Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 818 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the regulation of certain occupations by the Texas Real Estate Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1783 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to requiring a person responsible for closing a real estate transaction to assist a purchaser in applying for a residence homestead exemption for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 659 77-0 (2001) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the sale and inspection of real estate. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 695 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the regulation of certain occupations by the Texas Real Estate Commission; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 1272 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John Relating to exempting elderly license holders from certain requirements for the renewal of a real estate broker license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
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
SB 362 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of certain occupations by the Texas Real Estate Commission; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 1307 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to uniform closing and settlement statements. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1052 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to creating a real estate broker's and appraiser's lien on commercial real estate; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1193 76-0 (1999) Author: Telford, Barry
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the licensing and regulation of manufactured housing. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1948 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the regulation of the sale and inspection of real estate. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2238 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to exempting certain persons from requirements related to the sale, exchange, or lease-purchase of a manufactured home. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 772 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to exempting certain persons from requirements related to the sale, exchange, or lease-purchase of a manufactured home. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1008 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to creating a real estate broker's lien on commercial real estate. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1016 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the regulation of the sale and inspection of real estate. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 692 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to continuing education requirements for real estate brokers and salesmen. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1538 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the regulation of real estate brokers, real estate salesmen and inspectors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1650 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen Relating to creating a commercial real estate broker's lien. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
SB 223 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to continuing education requirements for real estate brokers and salesmen. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
SB 573 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to creating a commercial real estate broker's lien. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Returned to committee
SB 1100 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Jones, Delwin
Relating to the regulation of real estate brokers, salespersons, and inspectors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 985 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to an exception from certain experience requirements for licensure as a real estate broker. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2103 70-0 (1987) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the regulation of real estate brokers and salesmen and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1121 70-0 (1987) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation of real estate brokers and salesmen and declaring an emergency. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1094 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Richard Relating to the imposition of a transcript evaluation fee for applicants for a real estate license. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
SB 912 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the imposition of a transcript evaluation fee for applicants for a real estate license. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1134 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to the regulation of real estate brokers and salesmen and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 636 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Relating to the regulation of real estate brokers and salesmen, to certain duties of the Texas Real Estate Commission, and to the appointment, membership, and powers and duties of a Texas Real Estate Broker Lawyer Committee. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 718 68-0 (1983) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Hill, Gerald
Relating to the regulation of real estate brokers and salesmen, to source of funds for administration of the Residential Service Company Act, to payments from the Real Estate Recovery Fund, and to fees to be charged and collected by the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 782 67-0 (1981) Author: Sharp, John Relating to the licensing and regulation of real estate brokers and real estate salesman; amending The Real Estate License Act, as revised and amended. House: Business & Industry Rules suspended
SB 484 67-0 (1981) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to the licensing and regulation of real estate brokers and real estate salesman, the authority and responsibility of the Texas Real Estate Commission, and the handling of complaints, providing a repealing clauses; providing for serverability; amending the Real Estate License Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 540 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to the applicability to certain real estate brokers and salesmen of the Texas Manufactured Housing Standards Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 232 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to the regulation of real estate brokers and salesmen. House: Government Organization Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1509 66-0 (1979) Author: Harrison, Jr., W.O. "Bill" Relating to professional liability insurance for licensed real estate brokers and salesmen. House: Insurance Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1772 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to the time at which the Texas Real Estate Commission performs moral character checks on applicants for licenses. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2221 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Relating to an attorney's right to real estate broker's license. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 171 66-0 (1979) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub"
Relating to membership and continuation of the Texas Real Estate Commission, to regulation and licensure of real estate brokers and salesmen, and to payments from the real estate recovery fund. House: Government Organization
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 283 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to regulation of real estate brokers and salesmen. Senate: Economic Development Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1042 66-0 (1979) Author: McKnight, Peyton Relating to professional liability insurance for licensed real estate brokers and salesmen against certain real estate professional liability claims and related risks. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1577 65-0 (1977) Author: Hendricks, Bob Relating to the requirements for a real estate broker's license. House: Business & Industry Assigned to General State Calendar
SB 1068 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the definition of "real estate broker" as not including real estate appraiser. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
SB 1293 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to residency and experience requirements for real estate salesmen or brokers. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 411 64-0 (1975) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to the requirement that a real estate broker or real estate salesman obtain a written statement from each party to a contract for the sale of real estate concerning each party's representation by an attorney. House: Business & Industry Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 927 64-0 (1975) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Relating to the licensing and regulation of real estate brokers and real estate salesmen; providing for the Texas Real Estate Commission and defining its powers and duties; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1081 64-0 (1975) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Relating to the establishment of a real estate recovery fund; prescribing the procedure and conditions for making claims for recovery from the fund; providing powers and duties of the Texas Real Estate Commission; repealing certain bond requirements. House: Business & Industry Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 335 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to regulation of offers and sales of real estate syndicate securities; providing exemptions and penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 344 64-0 (1975) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub"
Relating to licensing and regulation of real estate brokers and real estate salesmen; defining the powers, duties, and responsibilities of the Texas Real Estate Commission in implementing the Act; providing for the establishment of a real estate recovery fund and for the handling and use of the fund within the limitations set out in the Act; defining certain offenses and providing civil and criminal penalties; providing enforcement procedures; making special provisions as to salesmen and brokers licensed on the effective date of this Act; revising the real Estate License Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 421 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the establishment of a real estate recovery fund; prescribing the procedure and conditions for making claims for recovery from the fund; providing powers and duties of the Texas Real Estate Commission; repealing certain bond requirements. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 134 63-0 (1973) Author: Denson, Woody Relating to the liability of a seller, as principal or agent, and the sanctions against a real estate broker or salesman who fails to disclose before sale certain latent structural defects in real estate structures; amending Section 16, The Real Estate License Act, as amended (Article 6573a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry Considered in public hearing
HB 64 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the requirements of time spent actively engaging as a Real Estate Salesman for the licensing of Real Estate Salesmen and Real Estate Brokers.
HB 506 60-0 (1967) Author: Pendleton, Randall George "Randy" | et. al. Relating to the real estate brokerage business and the licensing and regulation of real estate brokers and salesmen.
HB 1177 60-0 (1967) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to amending the Real Estate License Act to change the license fees and custody and disposition of funds.
SB 215 60-0 (1967) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" | et. al. Relating to the real estate brokerage business and the licensing and regulation of real estate brokers and salesmen; amending the Real Estate License Act.
HB 752 59-0 (1965) Author: Alaniz, John C. | et. al. Relating to requiring recordation and regulating forfeiture of certain real estate contracts.
HB 99 58-0 (1963) Author: Quilliam, Jr., William Reed | et. al. Relating to Real Estate Brokers and Salesmen; amending the Real Estate License Act relative to the examination and licensing of real estate brokers and salesmen, the revocation and suspension of licenses, license prerequisite to suit for compensation, judicial review, and expiration and renewal of licenses; and providing a penalty for violation.
SB 149 58-0 (1963) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to Real Estate Brokers and Salesmen; amending The Real Estate License Act and the Penal Code of the State of Texas relating to making it unlawful for any person to violate the provisions of the Texas Real Estate License Act or any order, permit, decision, demand or requirement of the Texas Real Estate Commission authorized by The Real Estate License Act, and providing penalty for such violation.
HB 578 57-0 (1961) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to amending The Real Estate License Act making it unlawful for any person to violate the provisions of the Texas Real Estate License Act or any order to permit, decision, demand or requirement of the Texas Real Estate License Act, and proving penalty for such violation.
HB 638 57-0 (1961) Author: Chapman, Joe N. Relating amending Section (2) of Article 19.01 of Title 122A Taxation-General, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, by deleting therefrom real estate as an object or subject matter with reference to which said Article 19.01 levies an occupation tax.
SB 168 57-0 (1961) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute deleting therefrom real estate as an object or subject matter with reference to which an occupation tax is levied.
HB 273 56-0 (1959) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" Relating to suits for compensation for real estate brokerage services; providing that nothing herein shall affect any cause of action arising prior to the effective date of this Act.
HB 17 46-0 (1939) Author: Boyer, Max W. | et. al. Relating to providing for the licensing of real estate dealers and salesmen, etc.
HB 18 40-0 (1927) Author: Daniel, Roy Joyner | et. al. Relating to defining, regulating and licensing real estate brokers; creating the real estate division of the General Land Office and providing for the appointment of a supervisor of such division.
HB 96 39-0 (1925) Author: Kemble, Sr., George Clark | et. al. Relating to the defining, regulating and licensing real estate brokers, real estate agents and real estate salesmen within the State of Texas, and creating a State Board of Examiners to operate in conjunction with the office of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, and providing for the appointment of such examiners and fixing their qualifications, compensation and term of office. House: Insurance
SB 64 39-0 (1925) Author: Stuart, Robert Alda Relating to defining, regulating and licensing Real Estate Brokers, agents and salesmen within the State of Texas, creating a State Board of Examiners to operate in conjunction with the office of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, and providing for the appointment of such examiners and fixing their qualifications, compensation and terms of office. Senate: State Affairs
HB 187 37-0 (1921) Author: Black, O. B. | et. al. Relating to a certain Act regarding the creation of a State real estate commission.
HB 237 33-0 (1913) Author: Mendell, Jr., George W. Relating to requiring every person to procure a certificate of registration from the county clerk before engaging in the real estate business; providing a penalty.

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