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HB 906 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary 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. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3245 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the definition of distinguished researcher for purposes of the governor's university research initiative. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HJR 54 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary 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. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
SB 2205 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to automated motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 835 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to research, development and utilization of brackish groundwater resources. House: Natural Resources Referred directly to s/c on Special Water Districts by chair
HB 1000 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to state support for general academic teaching institutions in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1088 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. 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. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1295 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the disclosure of research, research sponsors, and interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2675 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to excepting manufacturers engaged in certain commercial research and development from certain provisions of the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3696 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to establishing the Texas Water Research Program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 44 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to matching private grants given to enhance additional research activities at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 632 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Button, Angie | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the governor's university research initiative and to the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1188 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring certain researchers to make research papers available to the public. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1666 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to excepting manufacturers engaged in certain commercial research and development from certain provisions of the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 285 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill 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. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 414 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 800 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption and a franchise tax credit related to certain research and development activities. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 841 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. 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. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 870 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to Prairie View A&M University's eligibility to participate in the research development fund. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 953 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for research and development activities performed in conjunction with institutions of higher education; authorizing a tax credit. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 1499 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1623 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi 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. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2390 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities by taxable entities in the aerospace industry. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2754 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to certain responsibilities of education research centers and to a joint advisory board for education research centers. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2941 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol 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. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2943 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip 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. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 859 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to a sales and use tax exemption and a franchise tax credit related to certain research and development activities. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1038 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the disclosure by public institutions of higher education of the identity of private sponsors of certain research. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1171 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to Prairie View A&M University's eligibility to participate in the research development fund. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
HB 154 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to a prohibition against human cloning and regulating other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2520 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to the linking of data regarding specialized technology research projects conducted by general academic teaching institutions and other state agencies. House: Technology Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2631 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the advanced research program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3739 82-0 (2011) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to exempting the sale of certain property used for research and development from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 58 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
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. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 543 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to prohibiting human cloning and other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1073 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1991 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the use of money from the Texas emerging technology fund for the research and development of clean energy. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 2103 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4073 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4458 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to research development and deployment of emerging technology in the area of electricity storage. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4567 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the research development fund. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4591 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide funding to develop and maintain research universities in this state of the highest tier. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 4616 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan 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. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HJR 1 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto 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. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
SB 9 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. 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. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 885 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1802 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to prohibiting human cloning and other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2030 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the regulation of certain research. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 14 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
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. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 225 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of state money for certain biomedical research. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1829 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to prohibiting human cloning and other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2608 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to funding for applied research for a clean coal project or certain other projects for the generation of electricity from coal. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2704 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the use of human cells and tissue, including a ban on human cloning; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3215 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan 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. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
HJR 90 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the establishment of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of scientific research of all forms of human cancer. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 56 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to prohibiting human cloning and other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 894 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to enrollment and participation in certain research programs of certain children in foster care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 944 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to participation in the advanced research program by certain private institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1292 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to reorganizing certain state institutions that provide financing for cancer research, including creating the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas; granting authority to issue bonds. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1754 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of certain institutions of higher education in this state to use private money to perform scientific research regarding regenerative or reparative medical therapies or treatments. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 1835 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of state money for certain biomedical research. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SJR 43 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the establishment of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of scientific research of all forms of human cancer. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 373 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the food and fibers research grant program and to the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Food and Fibers Commission to the Food and Fibers Research Council. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 827 79-0 (2005) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the designation of research centers to evaluate state or federally funded education programs and the sharing of student data. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1029 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to approval procedures of institutional review boards for certain clinical trials. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1743 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to strategic investment areas qualifying for the franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3575 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to an exemption from regulation for certain nonprofit agricultural research projects. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 161 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the food and fibers research grant program. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1164 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to prohibiting human cloning and other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1344 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to investment in research and development by utilities of the state of Texas. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1439 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to strategic investment areas qualifying for the franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 976 78-0 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to exempting certain purchases of machinery and equipment used for research or development from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1887 78-0 (2003) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to funds received by institutions of higher education to cover overhead expenses of conducting research. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 2759 78-0 (2003) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for certain component institutions of The University of Texas System. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3078 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George Relating to state agency action to identify and address disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental effects on minority populations and low-income populations. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 3321 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to finance biomedical research facilities and exempting the facilities financed by the bonds from prior approval by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3521 78-0 (2003) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to destructive human embryo research; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3526 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the establishment of the research development fund to promote research at certain institutions of higher education and to the abolition of the Texas excellence fund and the university research fund. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 538 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to franchise tax incentives for corporations conducting certain research and development activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 666 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the establishment of the matching excellence fund to promote research and develop excellence at certain institutions of higher education and to the abolition of the Texas excellence fund and the university research fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1106 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to exempting certain purchases of machinery and equipment used for research or development from sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1216 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center for biotechnology research and development facilities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1630 78-0 (2003) Author: Ratliff, Bill | et. al. Relating to overhead expenses of conducting research at institutions of higher education and the indirect cost reimbursement related to that research. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1755 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to finance biomedical research facilities and exempting the facilities financed by the bonds from prior approval by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1855 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the establishment of the research development fund to promote research at certain institutions of higher education and to the abolition of the Texas excellence fund and the university research fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1945 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the administration of grants under the new technology research and development program. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 1170 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for taxable items used in the performance of a space flight contract. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1447 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain activities in defense economic readjustment zones. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 1592 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to a project of an industrial development corporation. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1839 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to research and excellence funding at certain institutions of higher education. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2365 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to funding to enable Prairie View A&M University to qualify for agricultural research, extension, and education matching funds, including federal agricultural research and extension formula funds. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Tagged
HB 2510 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the establishment of a diabetes research center at the Texas Tech University campus in El Paso. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2636 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn | et. al. Relating to technology development and transfer by institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2672 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a pilot program to fund research and development assistance for small businesses. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2815 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to a phased-in and limited exemption for certain purchases of machinery and equipment used for research and development from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2821 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David Relating to eligibility for certain franchise tax credits. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2841 77-0 (2001) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3230 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the administration of the weather modification program and grants for weather modification and control activities. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3270 77-0 (2001) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to technology development and transfer by institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3573 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn | et. al. Relating to exempting certain purchases and leases of machinery and equipment used by certain companies for research and development from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 5 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 96 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to use of earned, unused franchise tax benefits for development stage companies conducting certain research and development activities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 449 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the creation and administration of the research university fund and to eliminating the transfers to the higher education fund. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 550 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David | et. al. Relating to the creation of a life science task force. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 737 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to research and excellence funding at certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 901 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a project of an industrial development corporation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1013 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to funding to enable Prairie View A&M University to qualify for agricultural research, extension, and education matching funds, including federal agricultural research and extension formula funds. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1114 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for taxable items used in the performance of a space flight contract. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1175 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to the administration of the weather modification program and grants for weather modification and control activities. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1190 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to technology development and transfer by institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1286 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to a phased-in and limited exemption for certain purchases of machinery and equipment used for research and development from sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1546 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a diabetes research center at the Texas Tech University campus in El Paso. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1627 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the creation of the atmosphere modification research program and center. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1797 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to an exemption from the licensure provisions of The Texas Engineering Practice Act for certain research or instructional work. House: Higher Education
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 22 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to assignment of an employee's rights in an invention. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 62 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to exempting certain purchases of machinery and equipment used for research and development from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 63 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax exemption for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 565 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the use of state research and technology funds on environmental issues in the border region. House: Higher Education
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 726 76-0 (1999) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the provision of grants to public school districts to support certain research by teachers. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 755 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al. Relating to franchise tax incentives for corporations conducting certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 970 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the application of certain rules of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy to certain pharmacy pilot and demonstration projects. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 980 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax refund or credit for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1478 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to establishing a center for border economic and enterprise development at The University of Texas at Brownsville. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1564 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to a feasibility study concerning major league baseball spring training in the border region. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 2560 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to coastal erosion. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2730 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the authorization of certain franchise tax incentives promoting economic development. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2788 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to retail charge agreements House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 2803 76-0 (1999) Author: George, Kenn Relating to a state initiative to encourage research and development in biotechnology and biogenetics. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2809 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to requiring a grain transportation study. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2865 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of the research university fund. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3075 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to funding for cancer research and treatment. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3152 76-0 (1999) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to tax incentives for investment in manufacturing and research and development. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3297 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to market research permits and to consumption on the premises of certain establishments licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3465 76-0 (1999) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Transportation to conduct a study of strategic deployment routes and highways used by the military. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3508 76-0 (1999) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to creating the Texas Commission on Spinal Cord Research. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3743 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to tax credits, refunds, and exemptions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 143 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Encouraging Texas colleges and universities to apply existing research resources to finding new affordable solutions to address water scarcity and quality problems, including salinity and fecal coliform, in the Rio Grande. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 5 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Relating to the authorization of certain franchise tax incentives promoting economic development. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
SB 210 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to directing certain higher education research programs to address environmental issues affecting the Texas-Mexico border region. House: Higher Education
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective immediately
SB 414 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the application of certain rules of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy to certain pharmacy pilot and demonstration projects. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 441 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to tax exemptions and credits. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 492 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to franchise tax incentives for corporations conducting certain research and development activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 606 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Transportation to conduct a study of strategic deployment routes and highways used by the military. House: Transportation
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Transportation
SB 704 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to a franchise tax refund or credit for certain research and development activities. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 985 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to a franchise tax refund or credit for certain research and development activities by a defense readjustment project. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1342 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to a state initiative encouraging the development of research in biotechnology and biogenetics. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1493 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of the research university fund. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 1690 76-0 (1999) Author: Bernsen, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to coastal erosion. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SJR 42 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the state to create a program involving the issuance of bonds backed by money received from the tobacco settlement to meet the vital infrastructure needs of the state. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 6 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to the use of money granted to an institution of higher education for research purposes. House: Science & Technology 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1400 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to the establishment of certain research programs to fund and evaluate research conducted at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Postponed in committee
HB 1405 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to economic diversification through technology commercialization at Texas universities. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1941 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the creation of research and development authorities. House: Science & Technology Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2392 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the development of research facilities at the University of Texas at Austin. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2597 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to creation of a Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston - University Park. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 372 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Luna III, Albert
Relating to purchase of supplies, materials, services, or equipment from state funds appropriated for research projects. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 678 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the use of money granted to certain institutions of higher education for research purposes. Senate: Education Reported favorably with substitute
SB 705 70-0 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the creation of research and development authorities; authorizing bond issues. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 775 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the establishment of certain research programs to fund and evaluate research conducted at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1013 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the development of research facilities at the University of Texas at Austin. Senate: Education Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1066 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Morales, Dan
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property of a biomedical research organization. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SB 1477 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to creation of a Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston-University Park. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Science & Technology
HB 1613 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to the establishment of resource technology centers at institutions of higher education. House: Science & Technology Referred to subcommittee
HB 1670 69-0 (1985) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the rate of the cigarette tax and to allocation and dedication of certain cigarette tax revenue to cancer research. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1698 69-0 (1985) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to the authorization for creation of a Geo-Technology Research Institute. House: Science & Technology Coauthor authorized
HB 1903 69-0 (1985) Author: Martinez, Roman
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to items exempt from the purchasing authority of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2225 69-0 (1985) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the use of money granted to an institution of higher education for research purposes. House: Science & Technology Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1046 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to items exempt from the purchasing authority of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1050 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the use of money granted to an institution of higher education for research purposes. Senate: Education Posting rule suspended
SB 1296 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Pennington, Randy
Relating to the creation of a Geo-Technology Research Institute. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SCR 118 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Luna III, Albert
Expressing the importance of research and development and technological development to the states economic future. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
HB 2177 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the establishment of five demonstration projects utilizing human ecology as a methodology of health treatment. House: Public Health Referred to Committee on Public Health
HB 2253 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the regulation of Human Ecology as a methodology of health treatment. House: Human Services No action taken
HCR 191 68-0 (1983) Author: Presnal, Bill Creating a special joint committee to study technological research and development; directing the committee to make a report to the 69th legislature. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
SB 468 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Presnal, Bill
Relating to the establishment, objectives, duties, and ownership interests of the Institute for Ventures in New Technology as a part of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station, under the control of the board of regents of Texas A&M. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 688 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Lee, Don
Relating to the use of tetrahydrocannabinols and their derivatives for therapeutic and research purposes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 794 67-0 (1981) Author: Cockerham, Jerry Relating to experimentation on human fetuses and trafficking in fetal tissues. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2118 67-0 (1981) Author: Elizondo, Paul Relating to a study of methods of altering the composition certain inhalants and other substances. House: Higher Education Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 398 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John Relating to a research and development program for agriculturally derived fuels. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 554 67-0 (1981) Author: Leedom, John Relating to experimentation on human fetuses and trafficking in fetal tissues; providing a penalty. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SB 1144 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the use of tetrahydrocannobinols. and their derivatives for therapeutic and research purposes. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 71 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to participation of certain persons in medical research projects, experimental medical treatment, and certain surgical procedures; providing a penalty. House: Security & Sanctions Referred to subcommittee
HCR 173 65-0 (1977) Author: Lalor, Lance Creating a joint interim committee to study recombinant DNA research and its impact on the State of Texas. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 390 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Luther Relating to information required to be filed by organizations seeking to provide research for the State; relating to the accessibility of such information; prescribing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 607 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to research and experimentation agreements between the State Highway Department and institutions of higher education in this State. Senate: Education Reported favorably as amended
HB 219 62-0 (1971) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to the creation, powers and duties of a research advisory panel for narcotic and dangerous drug research.
HB 865 62-0 (1971) Author: Wolff, Nelson Relating to research and experimentation for the purpose of determining the effects of marihuana use; prescribing penalties.
HB 1008 62-0 (1971) Author: Cavness, Don Relating tothe creation of the Building Materials and Systems Testing Laboratory.
HB 1061 62-0 (1971) Author: Calhoun, Frank Relating to research and experimentation for the purpose of determining the effects of narcotic and dangerous drug use; providing immunity from prosecution in certain cases.
SB 387 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Harris, Ed
Relating to establishing a research advisory panel for the purpose of approving or disapproving research projects in the fields of narcotics and dangerous drugs; prescribing penalties.
SB 535 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Relating to creating the State of Texas Building Materials and Systems Testing Laboratory, including a Technical Testing and Evaluation Council.
HB 220 60-0 (1967) Author: Orr, Fred | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to establish a state system of scientific areas and authorizing governmental agencies to acquire, develop and manage scientific areas.
HB 1283 60-0 (1967) Author: Tarbox, Elmer Relating to the creation and operation of a research park on a portion of the campus of Texas Technological College.
HB 711 59-0 (1965) Author: Gibbens, Wayne B. Relating to creating a Water Resources Institute of Texas.
HB 772 59-0 (1965) Author: Gibbens, Wayne B. Relating to creating the Texas Water Resources Research Institute.
SB 186 59-0 (1965) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to authorizing the payment of reasonable fees and charges to The University of Texas for services rendered by members of the staff of said University to the Texas Highway Department and for equipment and materials necessary for research and experimentation in all phases of highway activity, economics, materials, specifications, design of roadways, construction, maintenance, pavements and structures, drainage, traffic control, safety, the economics of highway design and construction, and such other fields of highway design, construction, maintenance or operation as may be agreed upon between the Texas Highway Department and The University of Texas.
SB 393 59-0 (1965) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Statutes relative to State Experiment Stations.
HB 101 58-0 (1963) Author: Quilliam, Jr., William Reed Relating to creating and establishing an Educational Research and Development Foundation under the jurisdiction of the State Board of Education in the Central Education Agency.
HB 156 58-0 (1963) Author: Miller, William H. Relating to authorizing the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools to use any personnel and facilities under its control and management for carrying out research in mental retardation.
SB 383 58-0 (1963) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to providing for contracts in the conduct of research.
HB 504 57-0 (1961) Author: Cannon, Joe Barnett Relating to amending a certain Act providing for contracts in the conduct of medical research.
SB 210 57-0 (1961) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending a certain Act providing for contracts in the conduct of research.
HB 66 56-0 (1959) Author: Ballman, Charles Lee | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the sale, barter, exchange or distribution of unattenuated hog cholera virus in the State of Texas; providing a penalty for violation.
SB 209 52-0 (1951) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to amending certain acts by creating a Cotton Research Committee and providing for its membership.
HB 789 51-0 (1949) Author: Holt, I. B. Relating to authorizing payment of reasonable fees to Texas A. & M. College System for services rendered to State Highway Department.
HB 13 49-0 (1945) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" | et. al. Relating to appropriating funds to the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas in the sum of Thirteen Thousand, Two Hundred and Fifty-five Dollars ($13,255.00) as an emergency appropriation to be expended before September 1, 1945, to enable said Institution to further study a plant disease known at "cotton wilt" or verticillium wilt, which is becoming prevalent in some sections of the State and is preventing the normal production to an alarming extent, in addition to its injury to the fiber and staple of cotton, and it is likely to spread over a vast area of the cotton producing area of the State.
HB 412 49-0 (1945) Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al. Relating to providing facilities for the purpose of extending assistance by providing technical aid and data to industries now located in Texas and to assist new industries in the solution of their waste and atmospheric pollution and industrial hygiene and food hygiene problems; making an appropriation.
SB 274 49-0 (1945) Author: Jones, Charles R. | et. al. Relating to providing facilities for the purpose of extending assistance by providing technical aid and data to persons, firms, political sub-divisions and industries now located in Texas and to assist new industries in the solution of their waste and atmospheric pollution and industrial hygiene and food hygiene problems providing a building equipped with laboratory facilities for the purpose of undertaking research on industrial problems and research on tropical and other diseases.
HB 270 48-0 (1943) Author: Whitesides, Washington M. Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas to establish and maintain a Tomato Disease Laboratory and Agricultural Experiment Station at some point within the limits of Cherokee County in the State of Texas for the purpose of making scientific investigations and experiments in the production of tomatoes, cotton, corn, livestock, fruit trees, and other farm crops; providing a saving clause.
HB 739 48-0 (1943) Author: Shell, J. Harvey Relating to defining the term "oil mill", providing that each oil mill shall maintain a cotton-seed testing laboratory on or within 1000 yards of the premises where the oil mill is located and providing that said laboratory shall be staffed with at least one chemist who shall be qualified to make chemical analysis of cottonseed; providing penalties for violating the provisions of this act; providing a saving clause.
SB 447 46-0 (1939) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to declaring a State policy regarding the encouragement and stimulation of new uses for cotton; making an appropriation.
HB 4 38-0 (1923) Author: Lewis, A. L. | et. al. Relating to establishing and maintaining a horticultural and agricultural experiment station in the citrus belt of Cameron or Hidalgo County, Texas.
SB 262 36-0 (1919) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to providing for the establishment, maintenance and management of experimental apiaries under the direction of the Director of the Texas Agricultural Experiment Stations of the Agricultural and Mechanical College, for the purpose of experimenting with the culture of honey bees, and studying honey bee yield conditions, and other beekeeping problems and making necessary appropriations therefor, designating expenditures. House: Agriculture
Senate: Agricultural Affairs
HB 21 35-4 (1918) Author: DeBogory, Eugene Relating to appropriating two thousand dollars, as a fund to the Agricultural & Mechanical College at Bryan, Texas.
HB 221 32-0 (1911) Relating to authorizing and empowering the Board of Directors for the Agricultural and Mechanical College of the State of Texas to employ a civil engineer, having a practical knowledge of conservation of moisture and soil fertility, to instruct the students of the Agricultural and Mechanical College, and the farmers of the State, by practical demonstrations in terracing; providing an appropriation therefor.

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