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HB 873 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to prohibiting certain establishments serving the public from restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on the premises. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 939 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenues in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1806 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2435 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to public improvement projects financed by or through assessments levied on property by municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2445 85-0 (2017) Author: Stucky, Lynn | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the imposition of hotel occupancy taxes by and the collection and use of certain tax revenue in certain municipalities and counties, including the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel and hotel and convention center projects; authorizing the imposition of a tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2526 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3010 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to authorizing and financing certain sports and community venue projects. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3077 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to impose certain taxes to finance certain venue projects. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3484 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3575 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use certain tax revenue for certain projects and to pledge that revenue for the payment of obligations related to those projects. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HB 3973 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4029 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 4187 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the use of revenue from municipal hotel occupancy taxes for a sports facility or field in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 786 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 884 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to use county revenue or incur debt to improve or redevelop certain sports facilities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SB 942 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1136 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Canales, Terry
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1188 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of certain recreation centers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1442 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1804 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2056 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Burrows, Dustin
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 2166 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Keough, Mark
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenues in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 336 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in certain entertainment facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 367 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in certain entertainment facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2298 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to prohibiting certain public places from excluding peace officers or special investigators from carrying weapons on the premises. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3629 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to use and allocation of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenues for certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3772 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to construct, enhance, upgrade, and maintain arenas, sports facilities, and fields in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3883 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge revenue for the payment of certain obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 71 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as recreational, park, or scenic land. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 178 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 234 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in counties that share a border on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees and issue bonds; creating a criminal offense and providing penalties. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 235 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in certain entertainment facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 636 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of a task force to evaluate recreational use of rivers. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1102 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1495 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance, upgrade, and maintain sports facilities and fields in certain municipalities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 168 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts; providing clarification of existing authority with regard to the imposition or use of certain assessments, fees, or taxes; providing authority to change a fee or repeal a tax. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 253 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 754 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 791 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in a county with frontage on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees; providing penalties. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 893 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in certain public entertainment facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 934 83-0 (2013) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax for the maintenance, operation, and promotion of and improved access to a coliseum in the county; authorizing a tax. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1603 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the use of certain tax revenue to enhance and upgrade convention center facilities, multipurpose arenas, multiuse facilities, and related infrastructure in certain municipalities. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1809 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the authority of a cultural education facilities finance corporation to acquire and finance certain public property projects. House: Ways & Means 1 hr. notice-for reconsideration
HB 2274 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade sports facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2313 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to increasing the recreational sports fee at Texas State University System institutions. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3127 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue for the maintenance and operation of a coliseum in certain counties. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3296 83-0 (2013) Author: Raney, John
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the rates of municipal and county hotel occupancy taxes in certain municipalities and counties and the use of certain revenue from those taxes; changing the rates of taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 280 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in a county with frontage on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees; providing penalties. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 400 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in certain public entertainment facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 412 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax for the maintenance, operation, and promotion of a coliseum in the county; authorizing a tax. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 551 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade sports facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 585 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade sports facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 748 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the use of certain tax revenue to enhance and upgrade convention center facilities, multipurpose arenas, venues, and related infrastructure in certain municipalities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 902 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 1511 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to appraisal of land that is available to the public. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1585 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1696 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the short-term motor vehicle rental tax used to finance certain athletic events. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 725 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 970 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade coliseums and multiuse facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1315 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1690 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade sports facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1902 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate outdoor lighting near astronomical observation facilities. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3316 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to venue projects in certain counties. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3438 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to an election to authorize a sales and use tax adopted by certain municipalities to finance sports and community venues to be used for economic development purposes. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HB 3508 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the definition of a convention center facility and to the pledge for bonds. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 92 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the provision of parks and recreational facilities by conservation and reclamation districts in El Paso County. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 174 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 753 82-0 (2011) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate outdoor lighting near astronomical observation facilities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 801 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Weber, Randy
Relating to the authority of the seawall commission in Matagorda County to build and maintain recreational facilities near the seawall. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 803 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to venue projects in certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 804 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the use of revenue from the hotel occupancy tax by certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 977 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Torres, Raul
Relating to the imposition, use, rebate, and refund of certain taxes related to certain hotel business revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1185 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Gooden, Lance
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax for the operation and maintenance of a fairground in the county. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SJR 28 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Marquez, Marisa
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the provision of parks and recreational facilities by conservation and reclamation districts in El Paso County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 42 82-1 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2441 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the authority of conservation and reclamation districts in Hays County to issue bonds supported by ad valorem taxes to fund the development and maintenance of recreational facilities. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3587 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to interactive water features and fountains. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 4306 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to authorizing the creation of a residential recreation district in certain counties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
SB 219 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 968 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Relating to interactive water features and fountains. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2240 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the financing of educational and related facilities by higher education facility authorities or nonprofit corporations performing the functions of those authorities and to the governance of certain higher education facility authorities. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1127 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the issuance of bonds for recreational facilities by certain conservation and reclamation districts in Montgomery County. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1560 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to liability of a governmental unit for certain recreational activities. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1990 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the authority of certain special districts to conduct and promote programs, activities, and events related to recreational facilities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2332 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to an exemption for certain programs from the child-care licensing requirements. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 576 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 774 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to liability of a governmental unit for certain recreational activities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1421 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to allowing the creation of scientific and cultural facilities districts in council of government regions; authorizing a tax. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HB 2070 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities. House: Civil Practices Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2683 79-0 (2005) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to allowing the Texas Department of Transportation to make grants to a county or municipality for recreational trails. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2897 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the establishment of an all-terrain vehicle trail and recreational area program; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
SB 968 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to allowing the Texas Department of Transportation to make grants to a county or municipality for recreational trails. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1224 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1311 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the establishment of an off-highway vehicle trail and recreational area program; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 408 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the liability of landowners for certain uses of their land. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1650 78-0 (2003) Author: Mercer, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to student fees charged at The University of Texas at San Antonio. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2379 78-0 (2003) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the recreational facility fee charged at The University of Texas at Dallas. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2477 78-0 (2003) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the provision of parks and recreational facilities by certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Postponed
HB 2605 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the financing and administration of certain venue projects and related infrastructure; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2608 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the duration of a lease for municipal civic center property. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2880 78-0 (2003) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to alcoholic beverage industry sponsorship at public entertainment facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2889 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to issue bonds, notes, or warrants to finance the acquisition, construction, operation, or repair of certain health and recreational facilities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HJR 49 78-0 (2003) Author: Callegari, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the provision of parks and recreational facilities by certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Postponed
SB 624 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the provision of parks and recreational facilities by certain conservation and reclamation districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds on voter approval. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
SB 1380 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Relating to alcoholic beverage industry sponsorship and alcoholic beverage sale and consumption at public entertainment facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1895 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the duration of a lease for municipal civic center property. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SJR 30 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the provision of parks and recreational facilities by certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 461 77-0 (2001) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to imposing a recreational facility fee at the University of North Texas. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1023 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to recreational sports fees charged at institutions in The Texas A&M University System. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1356 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to imposing a recreational facility fee at The University of Texas at Tyler. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1670 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the functions of a municipal or county cultural education facilities finance corporation. House: County Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2476 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to authorizing a recreational facility fee at The University of Texas at Arlington. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2516 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the powers and rights of a cultural educational facilities finance corporation. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2601 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain possessory interests in certain municipal property open to the public. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/27/01
HB 2628 77-0 (2001) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the powers and rights of a cultural educational facilities finance corporation. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3299 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the general powers and authority of water districts; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 588 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the functions of a municipal or county cultural education facilities finance corporation. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 628 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Berman, Leo
Relating to imposing a recreational facility fee at The University of Texas at Tyler. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1081 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the powers and rights of a cultural educational facilities finance corporation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1337 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to recreational sports fees charged at institutions in The Texas A&M University System. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1444 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to the general powers and authority of water districts; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1498 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to authorizing a recreational facility fee at The University of Texas at Arlington. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1380 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to venue projects that may be authorized and financed by a municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1897 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to authorizing counties and municipalities to jointly establish certain recreational and cultural facilities. House: State Recreational Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 1036 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to venue projects that may be authorized by a municipality. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
SB 1512 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to authorizing counties and municipalities to jointly establish certain recreational and cultural facilities. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1004 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the authority of certain home-rule cities to abandon, sell, or exchange parks, golf courses, or golf course clubhouses. House: Urban Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 491 68-0 (1983) Author: Emmett, Ed Relating to the authority of a county to set and collect fees for the use of recreational facilities and services. House: County Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 563 68-0 (1983) Author: Carriker, Steve Relating to the authority of certain counties and cities to jointly establish an auditorium. House: County Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 818 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to limitations on the use of revenues derived from the hotel occupancy tax and General Revenue Fund for convention and exposition facilities in an eligible city. House: Business & Commerce No action taken
SB 826 68-0 (1983) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Emmett, Ed
Relating to the authority of a county to set and collect fees for the use of county recreational facilities and services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 103 68-2 (1984) Author: Davis, Mark R. Amending the Texas Education Code to prohibit any employee of a public school district from allowing any underaged student of such district to remain overnight at private recreational facility; providing an exception and an affirmative defense; prescribing a penalty including a fine or jail sentence, or both, as well as the suspension or revocation of any teaching certificate issued to such employee; providing for the issuance and revocation of permits; and declaring an emargency. House: Public Education See remarks
HB 749 67-0 (1981) Author: Semos, Chris V.
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to liability permitted on real property for recreational purposes. House: Judiciary
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2275 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra Authorizing certain cities to construct cultural and parking facilities. House: Ways & Means Posting rule suspended
SB 1106 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Authorizing certain cities to establish, acquire, construct, improve, or operate cultural facilities and related parking facilities; authorizing such cities to issue revenue bonds to provide all or part of the funds to provide such cultural facilities and parking facilities in order to accomplish the purposes of this Act; containing provisions relating to the issuance of such bonds, their terms, and conditions; providing the characteristics of the bonds and for their eligibility for investments and security for deposits of public funds; authorizing the governing body of certain cities to pledge a portion, no to exceed 1-1/2 percent, of their existing mixed beverage tax revenues for the purpose provided for herein; containing other provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HCR 56 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred Urging state agencies to make undeveloped open land under their control available for recreational purposes. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 554 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the power of certain cities to acquire, construct, improve, and equip any property for park purposes, including, but not by way of limitation, establishing, acquiring, leasing, or contracting as lessee or lessor, purchasing, constructing, improving, enlarging, equipping, repairing, operating, or maintaing any or all golf courses, clubhouses, and pro shops, tennis courts and facilities, swimming pools, marinas, recreation centers, rugby fields, baseball fields, zoos, clarification lakes or pools, park transportation systems and equipment, theaters, bicycle trails, multipurpose shelters, service facilities, and any other recreational facilities, all or any (hereinafter the "facility" or "facilities") together with all necessary water, sewer, and drainage facilities, and to establish, acquire, lease or contract as lessee or lessor, purchase, construct, improve, enlarge, equip, repair operate, or maintain any or all structures, parking areas, or parking facilities to be used in connection with such facilities for parking or storage of motor vehicles or other conveyances, such leases and contracts to e on such terms as the city deems appropriate; authorizing such cities to enter into operating contracts as to said facilities and to finance said facilities and improvements through the issuance of revenue bonds, which shall be deemed to be a security; authorizing such cities to pledge to the payment of the operation and maintenance of any facility or facilities a continuing annual ad valorem tax; provided that such taxes shall be within any Constitutional or charter limit and no part of the interest on or principal of said revenue bonds; authorizing said cities to fix and collect fees, rentals, rates, and charges for such facilities and pledge all or any part of the revenues, income, receipts from such fees, rentals, rates and charges to the payment of such bonds and additionally to secure such bonds by mortgages, liens, or security interests on any personal property appurtenant to such real property; authorizing the pledge to the payment of such bonds all or any part of any grant, donation, revenues, or income received or to be received from the United States government or any other public or private source; authorizing the issuance of refunding bonds; making such revenue bonds legal and authorized investments; containing other provisions relating to the subject. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1090 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to additional authority of governmental units in the joint establishment of recreational facilities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably
HB 273 63-0 (1973) Author: McAlister, R.B. Relating to the liability of persons supplying certain areas for recreational purposes without charge. House: Judiciary Reported unfavorably
HB 1111 63-0 (1973) Author: Hilliard, Bill
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Amending Chapter 63, 59th Legislature, Acts 1965, as amended, by making the Act applicable to all incorporated cities, including Home Rule Cities having a population of five thousand (5,000) or more according to the last preceding federal census; by amending the Act to authorize such city to establish, acquire, lease as lessee or lessor, purchase, construct, improve, enlarge, equip, repair, operate or maintain (any or all) public improvements such as golf courses, tennis courts and similar recreational facilities; and amending said Act to authorize such city to issue negotiable revenue bonds to provide all or part of the funds for the establishment, acquisition, purchase, construction, improvement, enlargement, equipment or repair (any or all) of public improvements such as golf courses, tennis courts and other similar recreational facilities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
SB 132 63-0 (1973) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to the liability of persons supplying certain areas for recreational purposes without charge. Senate: Human Resources Committee substitute
SB 702 63-0 (1973) Author: Meier, Bill Applicable to all incorporated cities, including home rule cities having a population of five thousand (5,000) or more according to the last preceding federal census; authorizing such city to establish, acquire, lease as lessee or lessor, purchase, construct, improve, enlarge, equip, repair, operate or maintain (and or all) public improvements, including golf courses, tennis courts and similar recreational facilities; authorizing such city to issue negotiable revenue bonds to provide all or part of the funds for such public improvements and facilities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1682 62-0 (1971) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Relating to be known as the "Civic Center Authority Act," providing for the creation of civic center authorities without taxing power.
HB 1683 62-0 (1971) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Relating to authorizing cities, towns, and villages to contract with civic center authorities.
SB 919 62-0 (1971) Author: Connally, Wayne
Sponsor: Harding, Forrest A.
Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to designate a representative to act on behalf, and at the pleasure, of the Commission as State Liaison Officer, for the purpose of evidencing the consent and agreement of the Department in State and local assistance programs authorized by the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965, as amended or as may hereafter be amended.
SCR 43 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Requesting the continuation of the Parks and Wildlife Commission to continue acquisition and development of recreational facilities.
HB 909 61-0 (1969) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to creating the Aransas Water Recreation Area and providing for its administration and control; prohibiting certain commercial activities and pollution; providing for enforcement by injunction and by criminal prosecution.
HB 1387 61-0 (1969) Author: Burnett, Robert M. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to certain cities and to certain counties which have issued bonds to construct and equip a coliseum or stadium and which are operating the same; authorizing any such county to sell such coliseum and stadium to any such city in which the same is situated pursuant to agreements of sale and purchase; prescribing the minimum sale and purchase price for such facilities and authorizing alternative methods of payment thereof; directing the uses of the proceeds of such sale; prescribing the method of conveying title; prescribing the powers of such cities after the taking of title to such facilities.
SB 332 61-0 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to clarifying the powers of the Board of Directors of the Trinity River Authority of Texas over the recreational facilities which the Authority is required develop.
HB 149 60-0 (1967) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" Relating to providing for the joint establishment and operation of recreational facilities by a city, town, independent school district, or any other political subdivision.
HB 1350 60-0 (1967) Author: Scoggins, Ralph "Skip" | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain cities to establish, acquire, lease, purchase, construct, improve, enlarge, equip, repair, operate, maintain, and finance certain civic, cultural, recreational, and other buildings and facilities.
HB 70 59-0 (1965) Author: Slider, James Lenoy | et. al. Relating to conservation and development of the natural resources of Texas by increasing opportunities for outdoor recreation; enacting the State Recreation Development Act.
HB 585 59-0 (1965) Author: Klager, James Edward "Jim" | et. al. Relating to developing outdoor recreation resources and facilities and authorizing state participation in the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965.
SB 98 59-0 (1965) Author: Krueger, Culp | et. al. Relating to conservation and development of the natural resources of Texas by increasing opportunities for outdoor recreation; enacting the State Recreation Development Act.
SB 165 59-0 (1965) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to designating the Parks and Wildlife Department of the State of Texas as the State Agency to cooperate with the Federal Government in the administration of the "Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965."
SB 212 58-0 (1963) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to exempting certain nonprofit water supply or sewer service corporations and nonprofit corporations having no capital stock organized for the purpose of providing or operating recreational facilities or activities from the payment of the franchise tax.
SB 424 58-0 (1963) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to authorizing the governing body of any incorporated city or town (including home rule cities) to lease any city-owned swimming pool to be operated by lessee as a public swimming pool under such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon by such governing body and lessee; providing for the authorization and execution of the lease and lease agreement.
SB 90 57-3 (1962) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to amending a certain Act to permit State-owned submerged lands and islands to be leased for recreational purposes.
SB 2 56-1 (1959) Author: Ratliff, David W. Relating to amending Statutes to authorize Commissioners Courts to construct coliseums and auditoriums in certain counties.
HB 69 56-2 (1959) Author: Latimer, Roy Truett Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of Taylor County to purchase, build, construct, and equip buildings and other permanent improvements to be used as a coliseum and auditorium.
SB 12 56-3 (1959) Author: Ratliff, David W. Relating to amending certain acts by adding a provision for a coliseum and auditorium.
HB 131 54-0 (1955) Author: Walling, J. B. | et. al. Relating to public recreational programs and facilities; authorizing their establishment by counties, cities and towns acting singly or jointly.
HB 475 53-0 (1953) Author: Walling, J. B. | et. al. Relating to public recreation; authorizing any city, town, school district or county to establish, construct and conduct, singly or jointly, recreational facilities.
HB 2 52-0 (1951) Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al. Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming certain proceedings and bonds heretofore had or authorized by cities for the purpose of purchasing a park and recreational facilities and the construction and improvement of parking area and streets adjacent thereto, either or both; providing that this Act shall not apply to any proceedings or bonds the validity of which has been contested in any pending suit or litigation.
HB 495 52-0 (1951) Author: Pearson, Jr., Gary Pinkney | et. al. Relating to authorizing the governing body of any city or town and the board of trustees of any independent school district, which city or town and school district overlap one another, to co-operate with one another and jointly purchase, construct, or otherwise acquire and equip a building, including the purchase of a site, to be used as an auditorium; providing that the use thereof by such city or town and school district shall not interfere with one another; providing for the payment thereof, including the issuance of bonds and the levy and collection of taxes.
HB 618 52-0 (1951) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. | et. al. Relating to empowering all incorporated cities and towns, including all home rule cities, having a population exceeding one hundred and twenty-five thousand (125,000), to build and purchase and to encumber municipal auditoriums, exhibition halls, coliseums, and other buildings or structures for public gatherings, and to encumber the incomes thereof and everything pertaining thereto, or any part thereof; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith, and providing that this law shall take precedence over all conflicting city charter provisions.
HB 826 52-0 (1951) Author: Craig, William Jenkins "Bill" Relating to amending certain acts authorizing independent school districts, etc., to build or purchase buildings and grounds for construction of gymnasia, stadia or other recreational facilities.
SB 284 52-0 (1951) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to authorizing the governing body of any city or town and the board of trustees of any independent school district, which city or town and school district overlap one another, to co-operate with one another and jointly purchase, construct, or otherwise acquire, and equip a building, including the purchase of a site, to be used as an auditorium; providing for the control and use of said auditorium; providing for the payment thereof, including the issuance of bonds and the levy and collection of taxes.
HB 798 51-0 (1949) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison Relating to amending Statutes relating to School Gymnasia, Stadia and Recreational Facilities.
HB 944 51-0 (1949) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" | et. al. Relating to authorizing the governing body of any city having a population of not less than one hundred and seventy-five thousand (175,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding United States Census to issue negotiable revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring, purchasing and installing air conditioning equipment in and for the municipal auditorium and/or municipal theatre owned and operated by said city, such bonds to be secured solely by a pledge of, and payable from the net revenues derived from the operation thereof; containing a severability provision.
SB 318 51-0 (1949) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Court of Bexar County, Texas to appoint a Coliseum Advisory Board for the operation and maintenance of the project known as the Agricultural and Livestock Exhibition Buildings and grounds, which were heretofore received by said County from the City of San Antonio.
SB 456 51-0 (1949) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to amending a previous Act, authorizing independent school districts or common school districts and cities which have assumed the control of public school situated therein to build or purchase buildings and grounds located within or without the district or city, for the purpose of constructing gymnasia, stadia, or other recreational facilities; validating the Acts heretofore performed by school districts; enacting provisions incident and relating to the subject and purpose of this Act.
HB 229 50-0 (1947) Author: Walker, Miller B. Relating to providing for the licensing and regulation of "public recreation rooms"; defining terms; prescribing penalties for violations of the provisions of this Act; providing for severability of the provisions of this Act in the event that some portions thereof should be declared unconstitutional; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith
HB 657 50-0 (1947) Author: Etheredge, Jr., M. B. Relating to authorizing the Texas Prison Board to erect, improve and equip a stadium at the Penitentiary at Huntsville, to be used for rodeos and other exhibitions.
HB 735 50-0 (1947) Author: Swanson, Frederick Glenn | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, authorizing independent school districts or common school districts and cities which have assumed the control of public schools situated therein to build or purchase buildings and grounds located within or without the district or city, for the purpose of constructing gymnasia, stadia, or other recreational facilities, to build additions thereto, and to authorize the purchase of additional buildings and grounds for such purposes and to mortgage and encumber the same, and the income thereof, and to evidence the obligation therefor by the issuance of bonds to secure the payment of funds to purchase or construct or to purchase and construct the same.
HB 875 50-0 (1947) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, by authorizing certain school districts and cities to build or purchase buildings and grounds for the purpose of constructing gymnasia, stadia, or other recreational facilities.
HB 268 49-0 (1945) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to creating the Texas Recreation Board; fixing the method of appointment, qualifications and terms of the members thereof; providing severability of the provisions thereof.
HB 788 49-0 (1945) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby Relating to amending certain Acts authorizing independent school districts or common school districts and cities which have assumed the control of public schools situated therein to build or purchase buildings and grounds located within or without the district or city, for the purpose of constructing gymnasia, stadia, or other recreational facilities, to build additions thereto, and to authorize the purchase of additional buildings and grounds for such purposes and to mortgage and encumber the same, and the income thereof, and to evidence the obligation therefor by the issuance of bonds to secure the payment of funds to purchase or construct or to purchase and construct the same.
SB 121 49-0 (1945) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to creating the Texas Recreation Board; fixing the method of appointment, qualifications and terms of the members thereof.
SB 303 49-0 (1945) Author: Brown, Buster Relating to amending statute relating to home rule cities projects so as to include picture theaters and picture shows in certain projects which cities, towns and villages are authorized and empowered to build and purchase, mortgage and encumber.
HB 647 48-0 (1943) Author: Halsey, Marcus "Mark (Hop)" Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of Texas Technological College at Lubbock, Texas, to select and convey to the City of Lubbock, a municipal corporation of Lubbock County, Texas, a tract of land not exceeding five (5) acres upon the campus of the said College for the purpose of erecting thereon an auditorium building to be paid for by the city of Lubbock, the instrument conveying said property to set forth said purposes and to provide that the said tract so selected and conveyed shall revert to the said College for its original use as a part of the property of Texas Technological College in the event said property should cease to be used for said purpose, and authorizing the said Board of Directors of said College to permit ingress to and egress from the said auditorium.
HB 62 47-1 (1941) Author: Halsey, Marcus "Mark (Hop)" Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of Texas Technological College at Lubbock, Texas, to select and convey to the City of Lubbock a certain tract of land for the purpose of erecting thereon an Auditorium Building.
SB 175 46-0 (1939) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to authorizing independent school districts and cities which have assumed the control of public schools situated therein to build or purchase buildings and grounds outside district for athletic purposes.
HB 631 45-0 (1937) Relating to enabling Houston to finance construction of convention hall.
SB 219 44-0 (1935) Relating to building recreational facilities by school districts; authorizing issuance of revenue bonds and encumbrance of original gymnasia.
HB 129 44-1 (1935) Relating to empowering cities of two hundred and ninety thousand (290,000) or more inhabitants to build and purchase, mortgage and encumber exposition and convention halls or either and the income thereof and to evidence the obligations therefor by bonds, notes or warrants and to secure the payment of funds to purchase same or to remodel, renovate or repair same.
SB 36 44-1 (1935) Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas to loan to the Athletic Council of such College Fifteen Thousand Five Hundred Twenty-five Dollars and Seventy-one Cents ($15,525.71) each year of the current biennium out of the local funds of the college for the purpose of refinancing the Agricultural and Mechanical College Stadium Bonds now in default.
HB 109 44-2 (1935) Relating to empowering certain cities to build, maintain and encumber health and recreational establishments.
HB 845 43-0 (1933) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to authorizing independent school districts to build or purchase buildings and grounds for the purpose of constructing gymnasia, stadia, or other recreational facilities, and to encumber the same and the income thereof to secure the payment of the purchase price to evidence the indebtedness created thereby by the issuance of bonds, notes or their evidences of indebtedness.
HB 30 43-3 (1934) Author: Caven, Hubbard Scott | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities containing a junior college within their corporate limits, to establish community centers consisting of all land and buildings or structures necessary therefor, including gymnasiums, auditoriums, natatoriums and dormitories to furnish residence to teachers and students attending schools and colleges in any such city.
HB 39 43-4 (1934) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain independent school districts to construct gymnasia.
SB 10 43-4 (1934) Author: Poage, William Robert "Bob" Relating to providing for the issuance of revenue bonds by independent, consolidated and common school districts and by cities and towns which have assumed the control of the public schools within their boundaries and providing that any bonds issued shall be payable from the net revenues of the project after payment of operating and maintenance charges.
SB 572 42-0 (1931) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to making better provisions for public parks and playgrounds outside the limits of incorporated cities.
SB 90 41-0 (1929) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to authorizing certain incorporated cities to acquire and maintain recreational parks and playgrounds outside of the city limits.
HB 93 39-0 (1925) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to defining, licensing, regulating and controlling recreation establishment and fixing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 122 37-0 (1921) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to establishing a State Athletic Commission and regulating the art of boxing and sparring exhibitions, or performances, in the State of Texas.
SB 177 37-0 (1921) Author: Baugh, James Harvey | et. al. Relating to providing for the creation of the office of City Commissioner of public indoor recreation places by municipal corporations; defining duties, and providing for regulation, etc.
SB 168 36-0 (1919) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to authorizing cities and towns heretofore organized under any of the laws of this State, either general or special, or which may be hereafter organized in this State, to provide for the health, comfort, convenience, recreation and amusement of the citizens of such towns or cities, and to use the public places, parks and reservoirs owned by such city, and to make all necessary regulations and reasonable charges therefor.
HB 41 35-1 (1917) Author: Mendell, Jr., George W. | et. al. Relating to extending grant of land to city of Austin for municipal auditorium and market.
SB 46 35-1 (1917) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass Relating to amending an Act of the Thirty-third Legislature granting to the City of Austin the right to establish a municipal auditorium, etc.
SB 135 33-0 (1913) Author: McGregor, Temple Harris Relating to granting unto the municipal authorities of the city of Austin, the right to establish, operate and maintain a public municipal auditorium upon the tract of land bounded on the north by Fifth Street, on the South by Fourth Street, on the East by Guadalupe Street, and on the West by San Antonio Street.
SB 117 30-0 (1907) Relating to declaring theatres, play-houses, opera houses and other show buildings by whatever name known, to be public places of amusement; providing penalties for violation of the provisions of this act.

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