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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 377 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to the creation and funding of the Texas Rural Job Development Fund. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 885 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities for eligible persons to pursue home ownership, postsecondary education, and business development. House: Agriculture & Livestock Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1079 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the appellate process for the community development block grant program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1684 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation and administration of the rural veterinarian loan repayment program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 1715 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. 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 Considered in Calendars
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 2239 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to transferring the Office of Rural Community Affairs to the Department of Agriculture and abolishing the board of the office. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 4046 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the creation of nonprofit health corporations with assistance from the Texas Rural Foundation. House: Public Health Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
SB 684 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
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
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1667 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the creation and administration of the rural veterinarian loan repayment program. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2287 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of the small municipality and rural area housing development fund. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 2288 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Relating to the provision of affordable housing in this state. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2292 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the establishment of a natural disaster housing reconstruction initiative. House: State Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2542 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office of Rural Community Affairs. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2598 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to the creation and funding of the Texas Rural Job Development Fund. House: Agriculture & Livestock Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 910 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office of Rural Community Affairs. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1128 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Relating to the Texas Rural Foundation. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1440 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to certain duties of the Office of Rural Community Affairs relating to assisting volunteer fire departments and emergency services districts in rural areas. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1982 79-0 (2005) Author: Blake, Jr., Roy | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas Certified Retirement Community Program. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2597 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to systems for identifying colonias and for tracking the progress of state-funded projects that benefit colonias and the submission of a related report to the legislature. House: Border & International Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2619 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a program by the Office of Rural Community Affairs to assist rural areas with the establishment of emergency services districts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1686 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the interagency work group on rural issues. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 289 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to a disclosure of a financial interest by a committee member or the executive director of the Office of Rural Community Affairs. House: Land & Resource Management Placed on General State Calendar
HB 713 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the powers of the executive director of the Office of Rural Community Affairs. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1325 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the rural physician assistant loan reimbursement program. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 1877 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to creating the rural physician relief program. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1928 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to annual reports filed with the Office of Rural Community Affairs by emergency services districts. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 2632 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the Office of Rural Community Affairs. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3297 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Rural and Border Community Affairs and creating a foundation to finance border health programs. House: Border and International Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3325 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the creation and administration of the community telecommunications alliance program. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3443 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 363 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to annual reports filed with the Office of Rural Community Affairs by emergency services districts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 446 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Quintanilla, Chente
Relating to the authority of the Rural Foundation. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 755 78-0 (2003) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to a disclosure of a financial interest or employment by a committee member or the executive director of the Office of Rural Community Affairs. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 858 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to creating the rural physician relief program. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1269 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the powers of the executive director of the Office of Rural Community Affairs. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1871 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 7 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to creating the Office of Rural Community Affairs. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 3449 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and to other matters relating to housing or community development, including the creation of the Manufactured Housing Board and the Office of Rural Community Affairs; providing a penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HCR 297 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 7. Signed by the Governor
SB 322 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and to other matters relating to housing or community development, including the creation of the Manufactured Housing Board; providing a penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 1756 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to creating the Office of Rural Community Affairs. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs

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