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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 906 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the creation of research technology corporations for the development and commercialization of technologies owned by institutions of higher education or by certain medical centers with members that are institutions of higher education; providing for tax exemptions; providing a penalty.
  Author: Elkins, Gary
  Committees: Government Transparency & Operation
  Last Action: Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3245 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the definition of distinguished researcher for purposes of the governor's university research initiative.
  Author: Button, Angie
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
HJR 54 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by or leased to or by a university research technology corporation.
  Author: Elkins, Gary
  Committees: Government Transparency & Operation
  Last Action: Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
SB 2205 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to automated motor vehicles.
  Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
  Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
  Committees: Transportation | Transportation
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 835 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to research, development and utilization of brackish groundwater resources.
  Author: Larson, Lyle
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred directly to s/c on Special Water Districts by chair
HB 1000 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to state support for general academic teaching institutions in this state.
  Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
  Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
  Committees: Higher Education | Finance
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1088 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Technical Center for Innovative Desalination at The University of Texas at El Paso in partnership with The University of Texas at San Antonio.
  Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1295 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the disclosure of research, research sponsors, and interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies.
  Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
  Committees: General Investigating & Ethics | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2675 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to excepting manufacturers engaged in certain commercial research and development from certain provisions of the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
  Author: Larson, Lyle
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3696 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to establishing the Texas Water Research Program.
  Author: Landgraf, Brooks
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
SB 44 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to matching private grants given to enhance additional research activities at institutions of higher education.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Howard, Donna
  Committees: Higher Education | Higher Education
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
SB 632 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the creation of the governor's university research initiative and to the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund.
  Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
  Sponsor: Button, Angie | et. al.
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1188 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring certain researchers to make research papers available to the public.
  Author: Seliger, Kel
  Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
  Committees: Higher Education | Higher Education
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1666 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to excepting manufacturers engaged in certain commercial research and development from certain provisions of the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
  Author: Hancock, Kelly
  Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
  Committees: Public Health | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Effective immediately

83rd Regular Session, 2013
HB 285 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prohibiting discrimination by public institutions of higher education against faculty members and students based on their conduct of research relating to intelligent design.
  Author: Zedler, Bill
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HB 414 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities.
  Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 800 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption and a franchise tax credit related to certain research and development activities.
  Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
  Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing | Finance
  Last Action: Effective on 1/1/14
HB 841 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Center for Innovative Desalination Technology at the University of Houston in partnership with The University of Texas at El Paso.
  Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 870 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to Prairie View A&M University's eligibility to participate in the research development fund.
  Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
  Committees: Higher Education | Higher Education
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 953 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for research and development activities performed in conjunction with institutions of higher education; authorizing a tax credit.
  Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing | Finance
  Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 1499 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities.
  Author: Alvarado, Carol
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1623 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain property and services used in research and development activities by a qualifying biotechnology start-up.
  Author: Gonzalez, Naomi
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing
  Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2390 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities by taxable entities in the aerospace industry.
  Author: Menéndez, José
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2754 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers.
  Author: Branch, Dan
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
HB 2941 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain property and services used in research and development activities performed in conjunction with institutions of higher education.
  Author: Alvarado, Carol
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2943 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption and a franchise tax credit related to certain research and development activities of entities in the aerospace industry.
  Author: Cortez, Philip
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 859 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption and a franchise tax credit related to certain research and development activities.
  Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
  Committees: Finance
  Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1038 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the disclosure by public institutions of higher education of the identity of private sponsors of certain research.
  Author: Rodríguez, José
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
SB 1171 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to Prairie View A&M University's eligibility to participate in the research development fund.
  Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Co-author authorized

82nd Regular Session, 2011
HB 154 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a prohibition against human cloning and regulating other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties.
  Author: Raymond, Richard Pena
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 2520 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the linking of data regarding specialized technology research projects conducted by general academic teaching institutions and other state agencies.
  Author: Davis, John
  Committees: Technology
  Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2631 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the advanced research program.
  Author: Branch, Dan
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Higher Education | Higher Education
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 3739 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to exempting the sale of certain property used for research and development from the sales tax.
  Author: Morrison, Geanie
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means

81st Regular Session, 2009
HB 58 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the eligibility of private or independent institutions of higher education to participate in the advanced research program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
  Author: Branch, Dan
  Sponsor: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
  Committees: Higher Education | Higher Education
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 543 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prohibiting human cloning and other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties.
  Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1073 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities.
  Author: Guillen, Ryan
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1991 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the use of money from the Texas emerging technology fund for the research and development of clean energy.
  Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
  Committees: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2103 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities.
  Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 4073 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities.
  Author: Chavez, Norma
  Committees: Ways & Means
  Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4458 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to research development and deployment of emerging technology in the area of electricity storage.
  Author: Strama, Mark
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 4567 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the research development fund.
  Author: Zerwas, John
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
HB 4591 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide funding to develop and maintain research universities in this state of the highest tier.
  Author: Alonzo, Roberto
  Committees: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 4616 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to financial support and incentives for the development of national research universities and high-quality comprehensive regional universities and a review of the institutional groupings under the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's accountability system.
  Author: Branch, Dan
  Committees: Higher Education
  Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
HJR 1 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide funding to develop and maintain research universities in this state of the highest tier.
  Author: Alonzo, Roberto
  Committees: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 9 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to financial support and incentives for the development of national research universities and high-quality comprehensive regional universities and a review of the institutional groupings under the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's accountability system.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
  Committees: Higher Education | Higher Education
  Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
SB 885 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities.
  Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
  Committees: Economic Development
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1802 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prohibiting human cloning and other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2030 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain research.
  Author: Watson, Kirk
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services

80th Regular Session, 2007
HB 14 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to reorganizing certain state institutions that provide financing for cancer research, including creating the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, and information about certain cancer treatments; granting authority to issue bonds.
  Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
  Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
  Committees: Public Health | Finance
  Last Action: Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 225 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of state money for certain biomedical research.
  Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
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