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HB 8 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to cybersecurity for state agency information resources. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 74 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the Texas Balance of Powers Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HB 123 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to performance incentive funding for certain medical schools based on public health impact. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 138 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 870 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the study of public education performance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 958 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to an interim study regarding the method by which certain trial and appellate judges are selected. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1320 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to certain adjustments to the taxable value of property of certain school districts and the reduction of Foundation School Program funds received by certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1376 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to a study on the state certification of music therapists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1384 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to contributions and expenditures made in connection with a campaign for speaker of the house of representatives. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1387 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1397 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Joint Committee to Review the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1549 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the provision of services by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including child protective services and prevention and early intervention services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1551 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for sabotage and sedition; imposing a civil penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1850 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to creation of a task force to study the effects of population growth on counties in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1994 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to study health care costs and the transparency of health care costs and health benefits. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2140 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of an advisory panel to study and compile a report on best management practices and funding mechanisms for the prevention, mitigation, and abatement of windblown and waterborne litter and illegal dumping in communities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2338 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the Texas Sovereignty Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4009 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the creation of the Texas Slavery and Segregation Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 2 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Providing for the election of the speaker of the house. Reported enrolled
SB 936 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to undertake a study of the public retirement systems of this state. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1195 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to studies and reports on the prosecution of criminal cases involving abusable synthetic substances. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1210 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to review special education programs available in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2015 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the Texas Sovereignty Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 7 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the execution or enforcement of federal laws that violate the Bill of Rights of the Texas Constitution. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 24 85-1 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to protection of energy critical infrastructure. Filed
HB 20 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the operations of and transportation planning and expenditures by the Texas Department of Transportation and planning organizations. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 98 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the Texas Balance of Powers Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 177 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the research, collection, and use of adult stem cells. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 236 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 543 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain first-time DWI offenders; imposing fees for participation and alcohol monitoring. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 911 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the composition of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1543 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Advisory Council on Hispanic Affairs in the office of the governor. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1602 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1701 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the approval period for a proposal for an award of a grant from the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2164 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2203 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Joint Committee to Review the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2289 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the security of the electric grid. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2373 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a task force to conduct a study and develop recommendations to alleviate the incidence of gun violence in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2378 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2614 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 2974 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3054 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the dissemination of criminal history record information by the Department of Public Safety concerning the offense of intoxication manslaughter and to a task force to reduce habitual driving while intoxicated. Filed
HB 3282 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the coordination of, communication of best practices concerning, and collection of information pertaining to the provision of evidence-based behavioral services for students with autism spectrum disorder in this state. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3474 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to issues affecting counties and other governmental entities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate discharges conferees
HB 3509 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to contributions and expenditures made in connection with a campaign for speaker of the house of representatives. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3746 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the study of public education performance. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3750 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to interim studies on real property owned by the state. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 4028 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the creation of a committee to recommend a new system for student assessment and public school accountability. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4056 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to inspection procedures in certain long-term care facilities and the creation of a long-term care legislative oversight committee; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HR 2 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Providing for the election of the speaker of the house. Reported enrolled
SB 63 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the qualifications for and time that a person may serve in certain offices. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 200 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and the provision of health and human services in this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 208 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
SB 459 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Advisory Council on Cultural Affairs in the office of the governor. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1200 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend a new system for student assessment and public school accountability. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1940 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to undertake a study of health benefit plans administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1953 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas-Mexico Commission. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2004 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to deferred maintenance funding for state facilities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 2051 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the study of public education performance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SJR 6 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide qualifications for and limit the time that a person may serve in certain offices. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
HB 4 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the administration of the Texas Water Development Board and the funding of water projects by the board and other entities; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 295 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the creation of a commission to study drowsy driving. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 450 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the designation of a state climatologist and the operation of a state climate office. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 568 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the creation of a select committee to evaluate the effects of reduction in or elimination of federal funding on the state budget due to federal fiscal policy. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 724 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to study unclaimed land grant mineral proceeds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 877 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the establishment of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Oversight Committee. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 990 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the establishment of a sentencing policy, accountability, and review council to develop means to assess the effect of sentencing practices and policies on state correctional resources and improve the efficiency of the state criminal justice system, to develop a plan regarding the prosecution of certain child offenders, and to review certain penal laws. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1135 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Department of Transportation regarding the production of and use of native seeds. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
HB 1189 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to interstate cooperation to address regional water issues. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1556 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a periodic review of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1633 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to creating an advisory committee to study child abuse and neglect fatalities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1930 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2036 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to identify future higher education and workforce needs of this state and make related recommendations to address those needs by the state's bicentennial. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2050 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a task force to conduct a study and develop recommendations to alleviate the incidence of gun violence in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2203 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to curriculum and end-of-course assessment requirements for high school graduation, including the establishment of a workforce certification program and the elimination of certain tax discounts to fund the program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2205 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the establishment of the Alamo Historic District Commission. House: Special Purpose Districts Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2355 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to a study comparing the business environments of Texas and Louisiana. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2650 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the Criminal Justice Legislative Oversight Committee, the appointment of members, and the members' duties and responsibilities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2686 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2804 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state. House: Criminal Procedure Reform, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2831 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to procedures for the house of representatives to convene and conduct business when the legislature is not in session; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2881 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the creation of the Task Force to Reduce Habitual Incidents of Driving While Intoxicated. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3409 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3528 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3791 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to a "Texas solution" to reforming and addressing issues related to the Medicaid program, including the creation of an alternative program designed to ensure health benefit plan coverage to certain low-income individuals through the private marketplace; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 148 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 2 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Providing for the election of the speaker of the house. Reported enrolled
SB 2 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to certain charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 4 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the administration and functions of the Texas Water Development Board; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 84 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to regulation of health benefit plan issuers in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 89 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 196 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the Business Tax Advisory Committee. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1168 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to interstate cooperation to address regional water issues. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1208 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1336 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 1403 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to public school teachers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1682 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to certain ethics requirements applicable to state agencies, including required disclosures by state contractors. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1739 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the Criminal Justice Legislative Oversight Committee, the appointment of members, and the members' duties and responsibilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 62 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency and disaster response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 43 83-2 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund; redesignating the fund as the Texas Research Technology Fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 671 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to allowing the governor, and the lieutenant governor or another person when acting as governor, to retain executive authority while traveling within the contiguous 48 states of the continental United States. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1727 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the sale and sale and leaseback of certain state property. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2457 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3132 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the State Preservation Board. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of
HB 3706 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to measures in anticipation of federal legislation that would recognize the sovereignty of the states by providing each state with autonomy in determining whether and to what extent certain federal programs or mandates would apply in that state. House: State Sovereignty, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 65 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor, and the lieutenant governor when acting as governor, retain executive authority unless unavailable as provided by law. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HJR 67 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set the salary of the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HR 100 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Providing for nominations for election as speaker of the house. Reported enrolled
HR 101 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Providing for the election of the speaker of the house from nominations previously made. Filed
HR 102 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Providing for the election of the speaker of the house from nominations previously made. Filed
HR 2691 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2457. Reported enrolled
SB 1175 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1338 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the powers and duties of the State Preservation Board. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SR 1256 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2457. Reported enrolled
HB 3843 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the election of the speaker of the house of representatives. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4444 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the election of the speaker of the house of representatives; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 33 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the house of representatives to provide for the removal of the speaker. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 70 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Providing for the receipt of nominations to elect the speaker of the house of representatives. Reported enrolled
SB 1810 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to allowing the governor, and the lieutenant governor or another person when acting as governor, to retain executive authority while traveling within the contiguous 48 states of the continental United States so long as effective communication links with this state are maintained. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HJR 50 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the election of the speaker of the house of representatives by a public vote conducted by a roll call vote or electronic voting machine. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HR 1 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will Providing for the election of the speaker of the house of representatives. Filed
HR 30 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Providing for the election of the speaker. Filed
HR 31 80-0 (2007) Author: Merritt, Tommy Providing for the election of the speaker. Filed
HR 32 80-0 (2007) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Providing for the election of the speaker of the House of Representatives. Filed
HR 33 80-0 (2007) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the nomination for the speaker of the House of Representatives. Reported enrolled
HR 35 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Providing for the election of the speaker of the House of Representatives. Reported enrolled
HR 36 80-0 (2007) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to speeches by candidates before the house. Withdrawn
HR 2669 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Providing for the election of the speaker. House: Rules & Resolutions Referred to Rules & Resolutions
HR 2671 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Providing for the election of the speaker. House: Rules & Resolutions Referred to Rules & Resolutions
HR 2936 80-0 (2007) Author: Merritt, Tommy | et. al. Providing for the abolition of speaker pledge cards and for the election of the speaker. Reported enrolled
HB 1606 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Ethics, Select
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HCR 295 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 1606. Signed by the Governor
HCR 297 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 1606. Tabled
SB 1335 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the organization, quorum requirements, and period of service of the directors of certain legislative agencies. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
HJR 7 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on the Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the House of Representatives. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HR 2 74-0 (1995) Author: Black, Layton | et. al. Relating to the nomination and election procedures for the Speaker. Reported enrolled
HB 2803 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the election of the speaker of the house of representatives and political campaign funds used in a campaign for speaker of the house of representatives; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HR 20 73-0 (1993) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al. Relating to the nomination and election procedures for speaker. Reported enrolled
HJR 52 72-0 (1991) Author: Kubiak, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the election of the speaker of the house of representatives by secret ballot and limiting the number of terms a member of the house may serve as speaker. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HR 13 71-0 (1989) Author: Laney, James | et. al. Relating to the procedures for the nomination and election of the speaker. Reported enrolled
HR 9 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to election and nomination procedure for Speaker.
HCR 138 69-0 (1985) Author: Millsap, Mike
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Authorizing appointment of joint study committees during the legislative interim. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration, Special
Signed by the Governor
HR 3 69-0 (1985) Author: Laney, James Relating to election and nomination procedure for Speaker.
HR 13 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Jay Relating to election and nomination of speaker.
SB 95 68-0 (1983) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Bomer, Elton
Relating to the authority of the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to administer oaths, affidavits, and affirmations and to give a certificate of the fact. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SCR 123 68-0 (1983) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Authorizing the lieutenant governor and speaker to appoint joint committees during the interim. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration, Special
Signed by the Governor
HB 1596 67-0 (1981) Author: Ware, Bob Relating to the filing of contribution and expenditure statement by candidates for speaker of the house of representatives. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HJR 10 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of sessions that a person may serve as speaker of the house of representatives. House: Constitutional Amendments Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HJR 22 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Constitutional amendment to limit the number of terms an individual may serve as speaker. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 30 67-0 (1981) Author: Bock II, Bennie Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of years a person may serve as a speaker of the house of representatives. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HR 11 67-0 (1981) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to nomination procedure for Speaker.
HR 12 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the use of ballots in the election procedure of the Speaker. House: Rules
HR 70 67-2 (1982) Author: Clayton, Bill Commending the Speaker's staff.
HJR 52 66-0 (1979) Author: Garcia, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times a person may be elected speaker of the house of representatives. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 64 66-0 (1979) Author: Rains, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for higher annual salaries for the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HR 5 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Providing for election of the Speaker of the House by secret ballot. House: Rules
HJR 23 65-0 (1977) Author: Bryant, John W. Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to provide that the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house shall each receive an annual salary equal to two-thirds the annual salary of the governor. House: Constitutional Amendments Assigned to Constitutional Amendments Calendar
HJR 90 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide that a member of the House of Representatives may not be elected to more than one term as Speaker of the House. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HR 7 65-0 (1977) Author: Massey, Tom Concerning the election of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
HR 9 65-2 (1978) Author: Jones, Luther Relating to amending Rule I of the Rules of the House of Representatives providing for the election of the Speaker by secret ballot. House: Rules
HR 13 64-0 (1975) Author: Geiger, Richard S. Requesting the Speaker to appoint a special temporary committee to consider a bill effecting changes to the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act.
HB 7 63-0 (1973) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to the candidacy of a Speaker of the House of Representatives to succeed himself and to soliciting or accepting pledges or promises for candidates for Speaker of the House of Representatives; amending the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925. House: Rules
Senate: Jurisprudence
Returned from the Senate
HB 8 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe
Sponsor: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Relating to contributions, loans, and expenditures for campaigns for the office of Speaker of the House of Representatives; providing penalties for violation. House: Rules
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HB 9 63-0 (1973) Author: Hendricks, Bob
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Relating to bribery with intent to influence votes for Speaker of the House of Representatives; providing for construction of the Act; providing penalties for violation. House: Rules
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HR 2 63-0 (1973) Author: Caldwell, Neil Concerning election of the Speaker of the House.
HR 86 63-0 (1973) Author: Howard, Ed Amending House Rule relating to candidates for Speaker. House: Rules
HR 144 63-0 (1973) Author: Hollowell, Bill Amending the House Rules concerning the term of office for the Speaker of the House. House: Rules
SJR 35 63-0 (1973) Author: Adams, Don Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to authorize the legislature by law to limit or regulate the terms for which a member may be elected speaker. House: Rules
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Rules
HJR 47 62-0 (1971) Author: Earthman, Jim Proposing an amendment to provide an annual salary for the Members of the Legislature and for the Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the House of Representatives.
HJR 60 62-0 (1971) Author: Sherman, W.C. "Bud" Proposing an amendment providing that compensation of the Lieutenant Governor, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Members of the Legislature shall be set by law eliminating per diem for such individuals.
HJR 67 62-0 (1971) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe | et. al. Proposing an amendment setting the salary of the lieutenant governor and members of the legislature at $9,000 per year with a biennial cost of living adjustment.
HJR 72 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Delwin Proposing an amendment to provide that members of the Legislature shall receive a salary based on years of service in the Legislature and to provide the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall receive a salary of $20,000 a year.
HJR 85 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Delwin Proposing an amendment to provide that members of the Legislature shall receive a salary based on years of service in the Legislature, and to provide that the Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the House of Representatives shall receive a salary of $20,000 per year.
HJR 94 62-0 (1971) Author: McAlister, R.B. Proposing an amendment providing for annual regular sessions of the legislature.
HJR 95 62-0 (1971) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Kennard, Don
Proposing an amendment to provide a salary of $22,500 for the Lieutenant Governor, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
SCR 14 61-2 (1969) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Authorizing the lieutenant governor and speaker to each appoint two additional members to the Legislative Budget Board.
HJR 14 60-0 (1967) Author: Traeger, John Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide for an annual salary of $18,000 for the Lieutenant Governor and for the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
HJR 8 59-0 (1965) Author: Traeger, John Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas allowing an annual salary in an amount to be fixed by the Legislature for the Lieutenant Governor and for the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and increasing the per diem allowance of Members of the Legislature.
HB 468 58-0 (1963) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to making illegal the soliciting or accepting pledges, promises or obligations for the Office of Speaker of the House of Representatives prior to the general election immediately preceding that session of the Legislature during which candidates for said office would preside if elected; providing for penalties for violation thereof.
HJR 2 58-0 (1963) Author: Townsend, James Terrell "Terry" | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the election of a Speaker during the last week of any regular session to serve as Speaker whose terms of office shall commence after the next general election; providing additional election in the event the Speaker is unable to serve.
HJR 4 58-0 (1963) Author: Dungan, William Taylor "Bill" | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the date of commencement and date of expiration of the terms of office of Members of the House of Representatives, and to provide for a special assembly of Members-elect of the House of Representatives for the purpose of taking the oath of office and electing the Speaker and providing that no Special Session of the Legislature shall be convened during the period of time after the General Election until the following December 1st; providing for the necessary proclamation and publication.
HJR 50 58-0 (1963) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the popular election of the Speaker of the House of Representatives; providing for the Speaker's duties, qualifications, compensation, impeachment, term and powers; providing for the election by the House from one of its members a Speaker pro tempore and setting out his duties and powers.
HB 358 57-0 (1961) Author: Dungan, William Taylor "Bill" | et. al. Relating to regulating the conduct of the election of Speaker of the House of Representatives; providing penalties.
HJR 74 57-0 (1961) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide for the election of a Speaker on the last day of any regular session to serve as Speaker whose term of office shall commence at the next general election; providing that in the event such elected Speaker does not represent a district at the next session he shall constitute the one hundred fifty-first member of the House of Representatives; providing addition election in the event the Speaker is unable to serve.
HJR 50 56-0 (1959) Author: Cloud, Ed J. Proposing an amendment relating to the compensation of members of the Legislature and the Speaker of the House of Representatives and Lieutenant Governor in regular and called sessions.
HJR 54 56-0 (1959) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" Proposing an amendment providing for the popular election of the Speaker of the House of Representatives; providing for the Speaker's duties, qualifications, compensation, impeachment, term and powers; providing for the election by the House from one of its members a President pro tempore and setting out his duties and powers.
HJR 9 51-0 (1949) Author: Lewis, Don A. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Section 9 of Article III of the Constitution of Texas to provide for the assembling of the House of Representatives at the Capitol on the second Tuesday in December of each two years following the general election in November; providing for the submission to the qualified electors; and for the necessary proclamation by the Governor.
HB 2 48-0 (1943) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to authorize use of offices and apartments on the second floor of the Capitol building for bedroom, cooking and other private purposes by the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
HJR 1 47-0 (1941) Author: Reed, William Otey Proposing an amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding a new section, requiring all bills passed by the Legislature on and after January 1, 1945, appropriating money for any purpose, to be sent to the Comptroller of Public Accounts for his approval, and fixing the duties of the Comptroller with reference thereto.
HB 406 34-0 (1915) Author: Rowell, Sr., Thomas David | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing the manner and method of election of a speakers of the House of Representatives and to provide for parliamentary rules to be enforced pending said election.

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