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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 544 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the use of the rural water assistance fund.
  Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 709 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a study conducted by Texas A&M University on services for children and families available in rural counties for children in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
  Author: Wu, Gene
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 1407 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of the emergency medical services assistance program.
  Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
  Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
  Committees: Public Health | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1510 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain functions related to emergency services districts from the Department of Agriculture to the Texas Division of Emergency Management.
  Author: Isaac, Jason
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Urban Affairs | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3433 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the adoption by state agencies of rules affecting rural communities.
  Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al.
  Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 785 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the use of the rural water assistance fund.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1471 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of the emergency medical services assistance program.
  Author: Seliger, Kel
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 1119 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a study assessing the statewide need for the replacement of mile markers on certain highways.
  Author: Hernandez, Ana
  Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
  Committees: Transportation | Transportation
  Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2113 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the taxation of fireworks.
  Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
  Committees: Ways & Means | Administration
  Last Action: Referred to Administration
SB 413 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the qualifications for membership on the Texas Water Development Board.
  Author: Seliger, Kel
  Sponsor: King, Tracy
  Committees: Natural Resources | Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 761 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the taxation of fireworks.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon
  Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
  Committees: Ways & Means | Finance
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1975 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a study of the economic cost of significant oil and gas activity in rural areas of the state.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development

83rd Regular Session, 2013
HB 533 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a development of a workforce investment partnership in rural areas.
  Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2048 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Rural Development Fund and to the establishment, operation, and funding of certain programs for rural economic development.
  Author: Lozano, J. M.
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2562 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an annual report on the Public Assistance Reporting Information System.
  Author: Farias, Joe
  Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
  Committees: Defense & Veterans' Affairs | Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 3039 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to financing programs and activities related to rural economic development; authorizing a fee.
  Author: Workman, Paul
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1214 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain economic development programs administered by the Department of Agriculture.
  Author: Schwertner, Charles
  Sponsor: Darby, Drew
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development | Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 1554 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of a matching grant program for community development in certain municipalities and counties.
  Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Sponsor: King, Tracy | et. al.
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock | Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar

82nd Regular Session, 2011
HB 423 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the powers of rural and urban transit districts.
  Author: Guillen, Ryan
  Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
  Committees: Transportation | Transportation & Homeland Security
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 865 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the composition and use of money in the rural water assistance fund.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3717 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a study regarding emergency service in rural areas.
  Author: Guillen, Ryan
  Committees: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3757 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the coordination of rural and small community initiatives.
  Author: Callegari, Bill
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 360 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the composition and use of money in the rural water assistance fund.
  Author: Fraser, Troy
  Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
  Committees: Natural Resources | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
SB 824 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the coordination of rural and small community initiatives.
  Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development | International Relations & Trade
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 825 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the provision of affordable housing in colonias, rural communities, and small municipalities.
  Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: International Relations & Trade
  Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 826 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of certain programs for rural economic development.
  Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: International Relations & Trade
  Last Action: Referred to International Relations and Trade

81st Regular Session, 2009
HB 377 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the creation and funding of the Texas Rural Job Development Fund.
  Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1911 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the Texas Rural Investment Fund.
  Author: Isett, Carl | et. al.
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1918 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Office of Rural Community Affairs to the Texas Department of Rural Affairs.
  Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
  Sponsor: Estes, Craig
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock | Agriculture & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2239 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to transferring the Office of Rural Community Affairs to the Department of Agriculture and abolishing the board of the office.
  Author: Hamilton, Mike
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 2914 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of a fuel mitigation pilot grant program for fire departments.
  Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
  Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock | Agriculture & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 1988 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the Texas Rural Investment Fund.
  Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock | Agriculture & Rural Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Livestock

80th Regular Session, 2007
HB 2277 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to delivery of certain unclaimed money to a rural scholarship fund.
  Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2542 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office of Rural Community Affairs.
  Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
  Sponsor: Estes, Craig
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock | Government Organization
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 2598 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the creation and funding of the Texas Rural Job Development Fund.
  Author: Homer, Mark | et. al.
  Committees: Agriculture & Livestock
  Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2660 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the use of money from the Texas economic development bank fund for rural rail development.
  Author: King, Tracy
  Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
  Committees: Economic Development | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 3128 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the administration of certain housing programs by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
  Author: Cook, Robert
  Committees: Urban Affairs
  Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
SB 947 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to delivery of certain unclaimed money to a rural scholarship fund.
  Author: Duncan, Robert
  Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
  Committees: Appropriations | Finance
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1334 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the administration of certain housing programs by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
  Author: Estes, Craig
  Committees: Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1336 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality with a population of less than 10,000 to enter into an agreement with an owner of real property in or adjacent to an area in the municipality that has been approved for funding under certain revitalization or redevelopment programs to prohibit ad valorem tax increases on the owner's property for a limited period.
  Author: Estes, Craig
  Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
  Committees: Local Government Ways & Means | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1485 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Rural Development Fund and to the establishment, operation, and funding of certain programs for rural economic development.
  Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
  Committees: Economic Development | Finance
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
SJR 44 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit the voters of a municipality with a population of less than 10,000 to authorize the governing body of the municipality to enter into an agreement with an owner of real property in or adjacent to an area in the municipality that has been approved for funding under certain revitalization or redevelopment programs to prohibit ad valorem tax increases on the owner's property for a limited period.
  Author: Estes, Craig
  Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
  Committees: Local Government Ways & Means | Natural Resources
  Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State

79th Regular Session, 2005
HB 2619 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a program by the Office of Rural Community Affairs to assist rural areas with the establishment of emergency services districts.
  Author: Hegar, Glenn
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Land & Resource Management | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3317 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to financial arrangements between referring health care providers and providers of designated health services in rural areas; providing penalties.
  Author: Brown, Betty
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
SB 277 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to use of money in the Texas Enterprise Fund.
  Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1001 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the provision of health care in medically underserved communities.
  Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
  Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
  Committees: Public Health | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1240 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the employment of physicians by a rural hospital.
  Author: Madla, Frank
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1241 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to financial arrangements between referring health care providers and providers of designated health services in rural areas; providing penalties.
  Author: Madla, Frank
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services

78th Regular Session, 2003
HB 289 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a disclosure of a financial interest by a committee member or the executive director of the Office of Rural Community Affairs.
  Author: Chisum, Warren
  Committees: Land & Resource Management
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
HB 423 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to restrictions on the transfer of groundwater from a rural county to another county.
  Author: Christian, Wayne
  Committees: Natural Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
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