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HB 1260 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of commercial shrimp unloading; requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1724 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the establishment of the commercial license buyback account managed by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2017 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the regulation of commercial shrimp unloading; requiring an occupational license and authorizing a fee for certain nonresident persons. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 4100 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to fees for certain licenses issued by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4593 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the marketing of shrimp and aquaculture products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1246 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to fees for certain licenses issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 2333 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the marketing of shrimp and aquaculture products. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3266 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to fees for certain commercial licenses issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1668 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to license, stamp, tag, and permit provisions administered by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 886 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to commercial shrimp boat licenses and to the creation of a gulf shrimp license moratorium program. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2029 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to commercial bay shrimping boat licenses, commercial bay shrimp boat licenses, and commercial bait-shrimp boat licenses. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to subcommittee
HB 2942 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to license fees for commercial fish dealers and shrimp boats. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/29/05
HB 3201 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the Texas Shrimp Marketing fund. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 3204 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the Texas Shrimp Marketing Assistance Program. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
SB 380 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to commercial bay shrimping boat licenses, commercial bay shrimp boat licenses, and commercial bait-shrimp boat licenses. Senate: Natural Resources Refer to s/c on Ag & Coastal Resc by Pres
SB 454 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Seaman, Gene
Relating to commercial shrimp boat licenses and to the creation of a gulf shrimp license moratorium program. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1271 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to fees for licenses issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/29/05
HB 1858 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the promotion and marketing of Texas products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2470 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to buyback programs of commercial licenses for certain aquatic animals and the promotion and marketing of the shrimp industry in this state and to funding those activities. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2785 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to the promotion and marketing of the shrimp industry of this state, the funding of those activities, and certain health and safety requirements for shrimp for human consumption. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to s/c on Agriculture
SB 456 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain commercial boats and equipment used for taking or producing fish, shrimp, shellfish, or other marine life. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 937 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the promotion of the shrimp industry of this state; and providing a source of funding. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Agriculture
SB 1344 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to funding license buyback programs of the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1710 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to prohibition of commercial finfishing, crabbing, and shrimping in certain Texas bays and related waters. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SJR 23 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation certain commercial boats and equipment used for taking or producing fish, shrimp, shellfish, or other marine life. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 26 78-3 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to appropriating the fees collected by the Parks and Wildlife Department under House Bill No. 2470, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. Filed
HR 348 70-0 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Mandating all state agencies involved with the shrimp industry to help develop a program for saving sea turtles.
SR 261 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al. Mandating all State agencies involved with the shrimping industry to work with industry officials in developing a comprehensive program for saving sea turtles that would eliminate the need for Turtle Excluder Devices.
HCR 203 69-0 (1985) Author: Campbell, Ben
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Establishing a special interim committee, the Joint Interim Committee on the Texas Shrimp and Oyster Industry. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 609 69-0 (1985) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to regulating the taking, possession, purchase, and sale of oysters and shrimp, to research programs concerning oysters and shrimp, and to fees for certain shrimp licenses; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Effective immediately
SCR 96 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos Creating the Joint Interim Committee on the Texas Shrimp Industry. Senate: Natural Resources Posting rule suspended
HB 792 68-0 (1983) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to taking shrimp in major bays of inside water for noncommercial purposes. House: Environmental Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 961 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to commercial shrimping. House: Environmental Affairs See remarks
HB 1321 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, Don
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to penalties for violation of shrimping laws. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Record vote
HB 1390 68-0 (1983) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the issuance of commercial bay shrimp boat licenses and commercial bait-shrimp boat licenses. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1425 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to commercial and noncommercial shrimp limits. House: Environmental Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1573 68-0 (1983) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the retention of redfish and speckled sea trout by shrimpers and to the application of criminal penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1579 68-0 (1983) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Relating to requirements for licensed commercial bait-shrimp boat operators to have live-bait facilities on board their vessels. House: Environmental Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 804 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to penalties for violation of shrimping laws. Senate: Natural Resources Amended
SB 808 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the retention of redfish and speckled sea trout by shrimpers and to the application of criminal penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 859 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to requirements for licensed commercial bait-shrimp boat operators to keep live shrimp and to have live-bait facilities on board their vessels. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken
SB 1204 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to commercial and noncommercial shrimp limits. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 401 67-0 (1981) Author: Gonzales, Arnold
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the sale or delivery by commercial bait-shrimp boat operators. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 740 67-0 (1981) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Relating to commercial shrimping. House: Environmental Affairs Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 741 67-0 (1981) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Relating to commercial shrimping. House: Environmental Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 828 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the issuance of commercial bay shrimp boat licenses and commercial bait-shrimp boat licenses. House: Environmental Affairs Withdrawn from calendar
HB 961 67-0 (1981) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to shrimping in major bays. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 962 67-0 (1981) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to commercial fishing of sea bobs. House: Environmental Affairs No action taken
HB 963 67-0 (1981) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to commercial shrimp season. House: Environmental Affairs No action taken
HB 966 67-0 (1981) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to commercial bay shrimp operators. House: Environmental Affairs No action taken
HB 1367 67-0 (1981) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to catch and possession limits for commercial bait-shrimp. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1448 67-0 (1981) Author: Emmett, Ed Relating to commercial shrimping. House: Environmental Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 1845 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to minimum shrimp size restrictions in outside water. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1846 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to shrimping in outside waters. House: Environmental Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1848 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to the general closed shrimp season in outside water. House: Environmental Affairs Postponed
HB 1921 67-0 (1981) Author: Riley, Ken Relating to the issuance of a commercial fishing boat license and a commercial shrimp boat license. House: Environmental Affairs Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
SB 313 67-0 (1981) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Benedict, Jerry L.
Relating to commercial shrimping in bait bays and nursery areas. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 413 67-0 (1981) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: McLeod, E. Douglas
Relating to commercial shrimping, providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 448 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to commercial shrimping for bait. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
SB 749 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Relating to the issuance of commercial bay shrimp boat licenses and commercial bait-shrimp boat licenses and to certain studies and reports. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 820 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, John Relating to shrimping in outside waters. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 865 67-0 (1981) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Benedict, Jerry L.
Relating to the general closed shrimp season in outside water; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 971 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the issuance of a commercial fishing boat license and a commercial shrimp boat license. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
SB 1033 67-0 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Benedict, Jerry L.
Relating to minimum shrimp size restrictions in outside water. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1049 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the net width of trawls used for catching shrimp. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 1057 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to bait-shrimping in certain areas. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
HB 119 67-1 (1981) Author: Sharp, John Relating to commercial shrimping. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
HB 516 66-0 (1979) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to the use of push nets for taking shrimp or other edible aquatic life. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
HB 579 66-0 (1979) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Relating to minimum shrimp size restrictions in outside water. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 582 66-0 (1979) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to the bay shrimping season. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 589 66-0 (1979) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to shrimping in inside water. House: Environmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 662 66-0 (1979) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the description of major bays for the purpose of shrimping. House: Environmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 820 66-0 (1979) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to the method of measuring shrimp trawls. House: Environmental Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1119 66-0 (1979) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to the length of commercial shrimp nets. House: Environmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1317 66-0 (1979) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the penalty for a violation of Chapter 77, Parks and Wildlife Code, relating to the taking of shrimp. House: Environmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1349 66-0 (1979) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the size limitations of try net shrimp trawl doors. House: Environmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1372 66-0 (1979) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to bay shrimping; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1619 66-0 (1979) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to commercial fishing and the authority of the Department of Parks and Wildlife regarding expenditure of certain funds, extended fishery jurisdiction, and fishery management jurisdiction; making an appropriation; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1864 66-0 (1979) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to commercial shrimping. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1872 66-0 (1979) Author: Gonzales, Arnold
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to the catching of shrimp. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 333 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to minimum shrimp sizes restrictions in outside water. Senate: Natural Resources Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 334 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Wieting, Leroy J.
Relating to the measurement of shrimp nets; providing certain limitations. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 335 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Benedict, Jerry L.
Relating to shrimping in inside water. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 336 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to the bay shrimping seasons. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 764 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the penalty for a violation of Chapter 77, Parks and Wildlife Code, relating to the taking of shrimp. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 882 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Authorizing the board of regents of The University of Texas System to lease the Jennie Sealy Hospital and the R. Waverly Smith Pavilion, located in Galveston County, Texas, for the use and benefit of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Senate: Education Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 902 66-0 (1979) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to commercial shrimping. Senate: Natural Resources Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
HB 465 65-0 (1977) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to the taking of shrimp for personal use in the major bays of the state. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
HB 1073 65-0 (1977) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the size limitation of try net shrimp trawl doors. House: Environmental Affairs Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1459 65-0 (1977) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to the taking of shrimp and the penalties for a violation of shrimp conservation laws. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Wildlife Preservation
HB 1680 65-0 (1977) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to regulation of shrimping under the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Pollution Control
HB 1681 65-0 (1977) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to the use of push nets for taking shrimp or other edible aquatic life; prohibiting acts for which penalties are applicable. House: Environmental Affairs Assigned to Consent Calendar
HB 1737 65-0 (1977) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to the mesh size of certain shrimp trawls. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 292 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Agnich, Fred
Relating to the taking of shrimp for personal use in the major bays of the state. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
HB 149 64-0 (1975) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to the taking of shrimp in the Galveston Ship Channel between Galveston Island and Pelican Island. House: Environmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 516 64-0 (1975) Author: Baker, Andrew Z.
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Relating to the methods and manner of taking shrimp; providing for the issuance of duplicate shrimp boat licenses on a change of boat ownership; providing penalties; providing for the liability for violations; providing a period of limitation; providing for the seizure and method of sale of marine life; providing an exception to saltwater fish size limitations. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 959 64-0 (1975) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the taking of fish and shrimp in certain coastal water, prohibiting the sale or transport for sale of certain fish; authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to permit the taking of certain fish; prescribing offenses; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Reported from committee with substitute
HB 1489 64-0 (1975) Author: Wieting, Leroy J.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Amending the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act, as amended (Article 4075b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), to provide new definitions; to provide a more flexible closed gulf shrimping season; to establish a contiguous zone for shrimp mangagement; to provide for confiscation of the cargo of shrimp. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 662 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Amending the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act, as amended to provide new definitions; to provide a more flexible closed gulf shrimping season; to establish a contiguous zone for shrimp management; to provide for confiscation of the cargo of shrimp. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 788 62-0 (1971) Author: Haynes, Clyde Relating to exempting from the licensing provisions of the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act certain boats in the coastal waters of Orange or Jefferson Counties.
HB 1014 62-0 (1971) Author: Uher, D.R. "Tom" Relating to the limit of white shrimp which may be taken from the waters of this state.
HB 1264 62-0 (1971) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to amending the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act.
HB 1733 62-0 (1971) Author: Haynes, Clyde
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Relating to the method, number, and seasons for taking shrimp from that part of Lake Sabine that is in Orange County; providing penalties.
HR 460 62-0 (1971) Author: Uher, D.R. "Tom" | et. al. Creating a special interim committee on the shrimping industry.
SB 39 62-0 (1971) Author: Harrington, D. Roy
Sponsor: Haynes, Clyde
Relating to permitting the use of certain seines to catch limited amounts of shrimp for personal use in certain outside waters of this State; providing for a penalty for exceeding this privilege.
HB 320 60-0 (1967) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to amending certain acts by authorizing the use of electro-trawls by Commercial Gulf Shrimp Boats in certain waters of the Gulf of Mexico; providing a repealing clause; providing a saving clause.
HB 1064 60-0 (1967) Author: Clark, Jim | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of certain shrimp trawls in the shrimp nursery grounds of Harris, Chambers, and Galveston Counties; providing a penalty.
HB 1078 60-0 (1967) Author: Birkner, Otha Wyatt "Skeet" Relating to amending certain statute relating to the taking and sale of bait shrimp and providing that fifty (50) percent of bait shrimp taken in closed season shall be kept in a live condition on board the vessel.
SB 163 60-0 (1967) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to permitting the use of certain seines to catch limited amounts of shrimp for personal use on the Gulf beach of Jefferson, Galveston, Chambers, and Brazoria Counties.
HB 486 59-0 (1965) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to the possession of shrimp in certain waters, lawfully taken from the waters of another state; amending the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act.
HB 743 59-0 (1965) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to the regulatory authority of the Game and Fish Commission over the taking of shrimp in Orange and Jefferson counties; repealing certain Acts.
HB 1005 59-0 (1965) Author: Kilpatrick, Rufus U. Relating to shrimp taken from outside waters for bait purposes; amending the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act.
HB 109 58-0 (1963) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to amending Texas Shrimp Conservation Act to clarify the research, investigations and studies to be conducted by and under the direction of the Game and Fish Commission; prescribing certain penalties and forfeitures.
HB 977 58-0 (1963) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to stating the duties and obligations of the Game and Fish Commission of Texas under this Act, relating to shrimp and the shrimp industry; providing for penalties; providing an effective date.
HB 1043 58-0 (1963) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Game and Fish Commission to regulate the taking of shrimp from the coastal waters of Orange and Jefferson Counties, and to regulate the sale, transportation, possession and other handling thereof; prescribing procedures; providing for enforcement; providing a penalty for violation of such rules and regulations.
HB 1044 58-0 (1963) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act, making it lawful to transport in the coastal waters of Orange and Jefferson Counties, under certain conditions, any trawl or equipment lawfully used in waters of another state.
HB 1078 58-0 (1963) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" | et. al. Relating to the territorial waters of the State of Texas; prohibiting the licensing of certain alien-owned commercial fishing or shrimping vessels; making certain operations unlawful when conducted by such vessels in Texas waters; providing for enforcement of this Act; providing penalties.
SB 423 58-0 (1963) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to repealing statutes and re-enacting the Shrimp Conservation Act; providing an effective date; providing penalties.
SB 467 58-0 (1963) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to amending the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act by making it lawful to transport in certain Texas coastal waters, under certain conditions, any trawl or equipment lawfully used in the waters of another state or foreign nation.
SB 468 58-0 (1963) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to authorizing the Game and Fish Commission to regulate the taking of shrimp from the coastal waters of Orange and Jefferson Counties, and to regulate the sale, transportation, possession and other handling thereof; providing a penalty for violation of such rules and regulations.
HB 437 57-0 (1961) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act known as the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act, to increase the size of the "Sports Bait-Shrimp Trawl" and to regulate the heading and dumping of shrimp heads.
HB 614 57-0 (1961) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to amending the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act providing for the care, conservation, protection, and methods and means of taking shrimp; prohibiting fishing and the taking of shrimp between certain hours and prescribing the requirements for the taking of shrimp with seines.
HB 866 57-0 (1961) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to amending a certain Act eliminating certain words, phrases and definitions; to add certain words, phrases and definitions; to make certain acts legal; to make certain acts illegal; to regulate the selling and disposition of certain shrimp.
HB 42 57-1 (1961) Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun" Relating to providing for the taking of bait shrimp manually with a seine in the Gulf waters of Jefferson County by any person or group of persons; providing that it shall be unlawful to use a boar or other mechanical apparatus in the seining operation under this statute.
HB 12 56-0 (1959) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to enacting the "Texas Shrimp Conservation Act"; providing for the conservation and protection of the shrimp resources of Texas; providing and declaring penalties for commission of unlawful acts; providing an effective date; providing for fines, imprisonment and/or both upon conviction of an unlawful act.
SB 17 56-2 (1959) Author: Phillips, Jimmy | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize the issuance of temporary Commercial Bay-Bait Shrimp Boat Licenses.
SB 30 56-3 (1959) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorizing the issuance of temporary Commercial Bay-Bait Shrimp Boat Licenses.
HB 192 55-0 (1957) Author: Huebner, Sr., John A. Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to permit the use of shrimp trawls in certain waters in Jackson County and Calhoun County when used for the purpose of taking shrimp for bait.
HB 538 55-0 (1957) Author: Forsyth, B. Gordon Relating to making it unlawful to use or employ doors or boards to spread or open a shrimp trawl in the inland salt waters of Nueces County during the closed season of greater size and dimension than twenty-four (24) by thirty-six (36) inches, or a total of nine hundred and sixty (960) square inches; providing a penalty.
HB 610 55-0 (1957) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to the taking, sale and possession of shrimp from or on coastal lakes, bays and other inland salt or tidal waters, requiring and providing for bait dealer license and for inland trawl licenses under certain circumstances; giving the Game and Fish Commission limited regulatory authority to set annual open season for trawls of certain size limit.
HB 835 55-0 (1957) Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" Relating to regulating fishing and shrimping in the waters of Galveston Bay and Trinity Bay lying within Chambers and Harris Counties, Texas, north of a line extending from Eagle Point to Smith Point; fixing a penalty for the violation of any provision of this Act.
SB 342 55-0 (1957) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to making it unlawful to use or employ doors or boards to spread or open a shrimp trawl in the inland salt waters of Nueces County during the closed season, of a greater size and dimension than twenty-four by thirty-six inches, or a total of eight hundred and sixty-four square inches; providing a penalty.
HB 5 54-0 (1955) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick Relating to regulating the taking and possession of shrimp from and on inland lakes, bays, inland salt or tide water and passes and within one mile of such passes; regulating sale and possession of shrimp and providing for a bait dealer license and defining "bait dealer"; requiring and providing for bait trawl licenses under certain circumstances; providing penalties and automatic forfeiture of fishing privileges and licenses upon first, second and third convictions.
HB 157 54-0 (1955) Author: McNeil, William T. Relating to conserving the fish marine resources of Calhoun, Victoria, Jackson and Matagorda Counties in the area of Matagorda Bay by providing a test closed season for three years, by prohibiting the taking of shrimp, of any species by use of certain nets and shrimp trawls, in and from the inland tidal waters of Matagorda Bay, west of the Colorado River.
HB 318 51-0 (1949) Author: Cannon, Oscar E. | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act by adding a section, providing that it shall be lawful to take shrimp from certain territorial waters under certain conditions outside of and exclusive of inland bays and waters.
HB 380 50-0 (1947) Author: Crawford, Carlton Relating to amending a previous Act, to conserve the game and fish resources of the inland salt waters and the Gulf Coast of Texas by amending the Penal Code so as to provide certain restrictions, regulations and exemptions on the taking and sale of shrimp; providing a penalty; providing a severance clause.
HB 820 47-0 (1941) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al. Relating to the purpose of better conserving the marine fish resources of this State by placing a closed season on shrimp in the inland salt water of the State during certain period; providing a penalty for violations of this Act.
HB 390 46-0 (1939) Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al. Relating to regulating fishing and the taking of shrimp in coastal waters; enacting prohibition and penalties in connection therewith.
HB 391 46-0 (1939) Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al. Relating to amending Acts regulating the taking of fish and shrimp in the tidal waters of this State; fixing a penalty.
HB 699 46-0 (1939) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. Relating to placing a closed season on shrimp in the inland salt waters of this State during the period of time from and between the 20th day of June and the 20th day of August and during the period of time from and between the 20th day of December and the 20th day of March of any year; providing a penalty for violations of this Act.
HB 213 43-1 (1933) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. Relating to opening the waters of Lavaca Bay in Calhoun County, Texas, for shrimp trawling during the months of September, October, November and December of each year; opening Powder Horn Lake in Calhoun County, Texas for seining during the months of December, January and February of each year.
HB 94 43-3 (1934) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. Relating to opening the waters of Espiritu Santo Bay in Calhoun County, Texas, for shrimp trawling during the months of September, October, November and December of each year.
SB 87 41-4 (1930) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful to use shrimp trawls of certain specified size for the purpose of taking shrimp of any size for bait in any of the tidal waters of this State.

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