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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HCR 57 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Designating tacos as the official state food of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HCR 77 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex | et. al. Designating rescue shelter cats and dogs as the official state pets of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HCR 86 86-0 (2019) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Designating the Bowie knife as the official state knife of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HCR 123 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Designating the breakfast taco as the official state breakfast item of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
SCR 20 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Designating the Bowie knife as the official state knife of Texas. Senate: Administration Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HCR 32 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Designating the Bowie knife as the official State Knife of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
No action taken in committee
HCR 51 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike | et. al. Designating the 1847 Colt Walker pistol as the official state handgun of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HCR 92 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Designating the breakfast taco as the official state breakfast item of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HCR 110 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Designating tacos as the official state food of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
SCR 8 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Designating the cannon as the official state gun of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HCR 35 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Designating the cowboy hat as the official State Hat of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 42 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Designating the cowboy hat as the official State Hat of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HCR 65 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Designating the western honey bee as the official State Pollinator of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 78 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Designating "the Lone Star State" as the official nickname of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 101 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Designating Texas vodka and red grapefruit juice as the official mixed drink of the 84th Legislative Session. Filed
HCR 104 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Designating #txlege as the official hashtag of the Texas Legislature. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 105 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Designating #Texas as the official hashtag of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 106 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Designating #TexasToDo as the official state hashtag of Texas Tourism. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 122 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Designating the Texas Gulf shrimp as the Official State Crustacean of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 31 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Designating the Kemp's ridley sea turtle as the official State Sea Turtle of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 53 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha Designating pecan pie as the official State Pie of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HCR 87 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Designating the pumpkin as the official State Squash of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 102 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Designating peach cobbler as the official cobbler of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SCR 12 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Farney, Marsha
Designating pecan pie as the official State Pie of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 20 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan Designating the hamburger as the official State Sandwich of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HCR 24 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Designating Nymphaea Texas Dawn as the official State Waterlily of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Signed by the Governor
HCR 84 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Designating 42 as the official State Domino Game of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 86 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Designating the Texas State Bison Herd at Caprock Canyons State Park as the official State Bison Herd of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Signed by the Governor
HCR 133 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Designating the red drum as the official State Saltwater Fish of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SCR 35 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Designating western swing as the official State Music of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SCR 41 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Designating the red drum as the official State Saltwater Fish of Texas. Senate: Administration Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HCR 16 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Designating Paluxysaurus jonesi as the official Lone Star State Dinosaur, replacing Brachiosaur Sauropod, Pleurocoelus. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Signed by the Governor
HCR 18 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Designating the Texas toad as the official State Amphibian of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Signed by the Governor
HCR 49 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Designating the Burton Cotton Gin & Museum as the official Cotton Gin Museum of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HCR 52 81-0 (2009) Author: Craddick, Tom Designating "Ol' 927," the B-24A Liberator owned and maintained by the Commemorative Air Force, as the official World War II Aircraft of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HCR 53 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Designating the American quarter horse as the official State Horse of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Signed by the Governor
HCR 71 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Designating the Burton Cotton Gin & Museum as the official Cotton Gin Museum of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Signed by the Governor
HCR 136 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Designating the tarpon as the official State Saltwater Fish of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
SCR 7 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Designating the Texas toad as the official State Amphibian of Texas. Senate: Government Organization Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HCR 12 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Designating the bolo tie as the official State Tie of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Signed by the Governor
HCR 30 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Designating the Texas blind salamander as the official State Amphibian of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Vetoed by the Governor
HCR 62 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Designating the cowboy boot as the official State Boot of Texas. House: Rules & Resolutions Withdrawn from calendar
HCR 81 80-0 (2007) Author: Hernandez, Ana Designating Podunk, Texas, as the official Mythical Town of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Organization
HCR 102 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Designating silver as the official precious metal of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Signed by the Governor
HCR 132 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Designating the cowboy boot as the official State Boot of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HCR 151 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Designating the cowboy boot as the official State Shoe of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Signed by the Governor
HCR 170 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Commemorating the Texas Maritime Museum's 20th anniversary as the official State Maritime Museum of Texas. House: Rules & Resolutions Signed by the Governor
HCR 71 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Designating Texas purple sage (Leucophyllum frutescens) as the official State Native Shrub of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 77 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Designating the cast iron Dutch oven as the official State Cooking Implement. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HCR 98 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Designating pan de campo the Official State Bread of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 108 79-0 (2005) Author: Castro, Joaquin | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Designating the Blue Lacy as the official State Dog Breed of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 117 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Designating Elissa the official tall ship of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 228 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Designating the Official State Prayer of Texas. Filed
SCR 8 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Designating the chuck wagon as the official vehicle of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
SCR 9 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Jones, Jesse
Designating the cast iron Dutch oven as the official State Cooking Implement. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 16 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Designating tortilla chips and salsa as the official State Snack of Texas. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 34 78-0 (2003) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Designating the Texas State Railroad as the official State Railroad of Texas. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 92 78-0 (2003) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Designating the sopaipilla as the official State Pastry of Texas. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SCR 2 77-0 (2001) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Declaring the pecan the official health nut of the State of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 75 70-0 (1987) Author: Willy, John
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Designating the Lightning Whelk as the State Shell of Texas. House: Rules and Resolutions Signed by the Governor
SCR 12 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Creating a legislative committee to designate the Texas State Artist. Senate: Administration, Special No action taken in committee
SCR 57 70-0 (1987) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Roberts, Ted
Designating the Texas Maritime Museum in Aransas County as the official state maritime museum. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 104 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Commending the Texas Association of Counties. House: Rules and Resolutions Signed by the Governor
HCR 11 70-2 (1987) Author: Melton, Bob
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Extending the period of authorization to fly the official POW/MIA flag on the Capitol grounds until May 31, 1989. House: Rules and Resolutions
Senate: Administration, Special
Signed by the Governor
HCR 14 70-2 (1987) Author: Hudson, David
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Reaffirming the adoption of "Texas, Our Texas" as the state song. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: Administration, Special
Signed by the Governor
HCR 40 69-0 (1985) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Designating the Corpus Christi Aquarium Association as the "Official Aquarium of Texas." House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 52 69-0 (1985) Author: Taylor, M.A.
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Designating the official county flag for the Texas Sesquicentennial. Signed by the Governor
HCR 117 69-0 (1985) Author: Clark, Jerry Designating the armadillo as the state mammal. House: Cultural & Historical Resources Placed on Resolutions Calendar
HCR 171 69-0 (1985) Author: Millsap, Mike
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Designating "No Place But Texas" as the official sesquicentennial song of the 69th Legislature. House: State Affairs Signed by the Governor
HCR 247 69-0 (1985) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Recognizing R.T. Texadillo as the Official Mascot of the Texas Sesquicentennial. House: Cultural & Historical Resources Referred to Cultural & His. Resources
SCR 66 69-0 (1985) Author: Blake, Roy Proclaiming the nine-banded armadillo as the official state wildlife mammal of the State of Texas. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HCR 17 69-3 (1986) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Creating a committee to select the Sesquicentennial Texas State Artist. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HCR 24 69-3 (1986) Author: Gibson, Bruce Directing the State Artist Committee to appoint the Sesquicentennial Texas State Artist. Filed
HCR 25 69-3 (1986) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Recognizing National School Bus Safety Week. Filed
HCR 53 67-0 (1981) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Proclaiming the nine-banded armadillo as the official mammal of the State of Texas. House: Rules
Senate: Administration
Removed from local and uncontested calendar
SCR 79 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Proclaiming the nine-banded armadillo as the official mammal of the State of Texas. Senate: Administration Referred to Committee on Administration
HCR 74 66-0 (1979) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Proclaiming the nine-banded armadillo as the official mammal of the State of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Senate refuses to adopt conference committee report
HCR 18 65-0 (1977) Author: Grant, Ben Z.
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Making chili the official "Texas State Dish." House: State Affairs Signed by the Governor
HCR 3 64-0 (1975) Author: Munson, Ben Relating to adopting the white bass as the state fish. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 4 64-0 (1975) Author: Kaster, James J. Relating to designating the ladybug as the state insect. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 148 63-0 (1973) Author: Atwell, Ben Designating the Roadrunner as the State Bird. House: Environmental Affairs Reported favorably
HCR 44 62-0 (1971) Author: Moore, Aubry L.
Sponsor: Word, J.P.
Designating Lupinus Texensis be recognized along with the Lupinus Subcarnosus as the official state flower of Texas.
HCR 9 58-0 (1963)
SJR 31 40-0 (1927) Author: Neal, Mary Elizabeth "Margie" Proposing an amendment for the adoption of the State Song of Texas.

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