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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 1493 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the transfer of programs from the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3856 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to building workforce skills to compete for trade-related jobs, business opportunities and investment. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 951 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Rural Development Fund and to the establishment, operation, and funding of certain programs for rural economic development. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1181 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to abolishing the Texas Department of Rural Affairs and transferring its functions to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Department of State Health Services, and Department of Agriculture. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1327 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the creation of a grant program to defray the cost of constructing a new health facility in a rural county. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1619 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to emergency service districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 1791 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1878 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to emergency service districts. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1912 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to transferring the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Office of Rural Affairs within the Department of Agriculture and abolishing the board of the Texas Department of Rural Affairs. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1965 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1982 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to transferring the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Office of Rural Affairs within the Department of Agriculture, abolishing the board of the Texas Department of Rural Affairs, and establishing an advisory council. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3166 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the licensing and regulation of architecture, engineering, interior design, landscape architecture, and land surveying by the Texas Board of Professional Services and the abolition of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners, and the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveyors. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3417 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to state fiscal matters regarding business and economic development. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
SB 63 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities for certain foster children to pursue home ownership, postsecondary education, and business development. House: Human Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
SB 643 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the creation of a grant program to defray the cost of constructing a new health facility in a rural county. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 917 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to emergency service districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1080 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to transferring the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Office of Rural Affairs within the Department of Agriculture and abolishing the board of the Texas Department of Rural Affairs. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 1265 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the accreditation of paramedic training programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1585 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters regarding business and economic development. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 1918 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to changing the name of the Office of Rural Community Affairs to the Texas Department of Rural Affairs. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 775 79-0 (2005) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the allocation of certain community development block grant program money for the installation of street lights in colonias. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2882 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the functions and continuation of the state's urban and rural housing and community affairs programs; the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs; the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation; and the Office of Rural Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 647 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the allocation of certain community development block grant program money for the installation of street lights in colonias. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade

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