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HB 284 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to authorization for certain health care facilities to secure residents with wheelchair self-release seat belts. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1188 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al. Relating to three-point seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3995 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections and the imposition of replacement fees. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 194 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the use of seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 693 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Relating to three-point seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1588 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron
Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections and the imposition of replacement fees. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2202 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authority of school districts and school district students to participate in University Interscholastic League competitions. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 58 85-1 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections. Filed
HB 166 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the issuance of a safety belt exemption placard. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2790 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the offense of failing to secure a child in a child passenger safety seat system. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 271 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of failing to secure a child in a child passenger safety seat system. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 478 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to certain court costs associated with the offense of failing to secure a child passenger in a motor vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1225 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to requirements for private passenger vehicle rental companies regarding child safety seats; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2614 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to insurance coverage for child passenger safety seat systems. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3378 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to seat belt requirements for certain vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1610 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to seat belt requirements for certain vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3213 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the offense of operating or riding in a passenger vehicle while not secured by a safety belt. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3638 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the use of safety belts by the operator of or a passenger in a motor vehicle used exclusively to transport solid waste. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3846 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the requirement to wear safety apparel and seat belts while operating certain off-highway vehicles; changing the elements of an offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 4499 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to school bus safety. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 1028 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the offense of operating or riding in a passenger vehicle while not secured by a safety belt. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2220 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to school bus safety. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 229 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to three-point seat belts on school buses. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 323 80-0 (2007) Author: Hamilton, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to three-point seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2146 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to assignment of points for a conviction involving failure to secure a child by a safety belt. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2431 80-0 (2007) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the use of a safety belt by a school bus operator. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 118 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to three-point seat belts on school buses. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 148 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to funding for safety or lap belts for school buses owned by a school district. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 724 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1080 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the use of a safety belt by a school bus operator; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 245 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the offense of failing to use safety belts. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 510 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to use of safety belts and child passenger safety seat systems. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1898 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to offenses involving use of safety belts or a child passenger safety seat. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 153 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to use of safety belts and child passenger safety seat systems. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 642 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to offenses involving use of a child passenger safety seat. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 643 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to funding for safety or lap belts in public school buses. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 1007 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the offense of failing to use safety belts. House: Transportation Considered in Calendars
HB 2602 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to use of safety belts and child passenger safety seat systems. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2739 78-0 (2003) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to authorizing premium discounts for certain motor vehicle insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 664 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the admissibility of the use or nonuse of a safety belt in a civil trial. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
HB 971 77-0 (2001) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to safety belt requirements in passenger vehicles. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 30 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to the wearing of safety belts by certain vehicle operators and passengers. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 338 76-0 (1999) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the use of safety belts by children riding in vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 345 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the wearing of safety belts by certain vehicle operators and passengers. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 534 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to persons required to be secured by a motor vehicle safety belt. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 856 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to exempting certain persons from the safety belt law. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 60 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony | et. al.
Relating to the wearing of safety belts by certain vehicle passengers; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 914 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to safety seats on certain school buses. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 34 74-0 (1995) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to the offense of failing to require a passenger riding in a car to be secured by a safety belt. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 849 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the requirement that safety belts be worn by persons operating or riding in certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 706 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the wearing of seat belts by certain vehicle operators and passengers. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 900 74-0 (1995) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the admissibility in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship of evidence relating to the use or nonuse of a child passenger safety seat system or a safety belt in certain motor vehicles being operated on a highway. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
HB 93 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to the offense of failing to require a child riding in a car to be secured by a safety belt. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1423 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred
Relating to the use of a safety belt. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 386 71-0 (1989) Author: Cavazos, Eddie | et. al. Relating to safety belts and seat backs on school buses. House: Transportation Pending in committee
HB 1287 71-0 (1989) Author: Soileau, Curtis Relating to exempting police officers from wearing safety belts in motor vehicles in certain circumstances. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
SB 6 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to safety belts and seat backs on school buses. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 556 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to exempting police officers from wearing safety belts in motor vehicles in certain circumstances. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 188 70-0 (1987) Author: Taylor, M.A. Relating to the required use of safety belts. House: Transportation Coauthor authorized
HB 375 70-0 (1987) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Relating to requiring safety belts on school buses. House: Transportation Pending in committee
SB 62 70-0 (1987) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the required use of safety belts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 270 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Cavazos, Eddie
Relating to safety belts and seat backs on school buses. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Record vote
HB 158 69-0 (1985) Author: Cavazos, Eddie
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to requiring safety belts on school buses. House: Transportation
Senate: Education
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 249 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to requiring safety belts on school buses. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 941 69-0 (1985) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to the regulation of the use of safety belts in certain motor vehicles; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
SB 500 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Relating to requiring safety belts on certain motor vehicles and to the regulation of their use; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 52 68-2 (1984) Author: Staniswalis, Chip Relating to passenger safety in motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
SB 350 60-0 (1967) Author: Wade, James Kuykendall "Jim" Relating to amending certain acts by making seat belts in certain motor vehicles a standard of safety for the issuance of a certificate of inspection.
HB 538 59-0 (1965) Author: Bonilla, Tony Relating to requiring that new passenger cars be equipped with approved seat belts; prescribing a penalty.
HB 270 58-0 (1963) Author: Miller, William H. | et. al. Relating to requiring that passenger cars manufactured after a certain date and registered in this state be equipped with seat belt anchorage units; prescribing specifications and regulations relating to sale and use of motor vehicle seat belts.

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