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HB 17 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Higher Education Innovation Accelerator for public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
HB 395 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the career and technology education allotment and the essential knowledge and skills of the career and technology education and technology applications curriculums. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 588 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grant program for promoting computer science certification and professional development for public school teachers. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 728 85-0 (2017) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the establishment by the State Board of Education of an advanced computer science program for high school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 906 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the creation of research technology corporations for the development and commercialization of technologies owned by institutions of higher education or by certain medical centers with members that are institutions of higher education; providing for tax exemptions; providing a penalty. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 973 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1237 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1245 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1467 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to reports on and purchase of information technology by state agencies. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1485 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to academic freedom for public school teachers providing science instruction. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1580 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 1628 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1828 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1842 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1898 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to a study on state agency digital data storage and records management practices and associated state costs. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2023 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the labeling of genetically modified food; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2637 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2638 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the protection and use of intellectual property by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2730 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the authority of the commissioner of education to create career and technical credentials and certificates that may be earned through a career and technology education program and to a study to identify unmet needs in career and technology education programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2914 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to instruction in and an allotment for technology applications courses in computer programming. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2999 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain medical centers in certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 3058 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the new technology implementation grant program administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3274 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the designation of a chief innovation and technology officer for the Department of Information Resources. House: Government Transparency & Operation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3527 85-0 (2017) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3593 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to instruction in career and technology education provided by public schools, including instruction in technology applications, cybersecurity, and computer coding, and to consideration of completed practicums and internships in school accountability ratings. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3610 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Higher Education Innovation Accelerator for public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4064 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to staff development and continuing education requirements for public school educators regarding digital education methods. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Returned from the House for further action
HB 4092 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 54 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by or leased to or by a university research technology corporation. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
SB 22 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 352 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 532 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Relating to information collected about and purchases of information technology by governmental entities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 598 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
SB 644 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 645 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1170 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1336 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the establishment by the commissioner of education of an advanced computer science program for high school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1422 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry
Relating to the protection and use of intellectual property by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1635 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the career and technology education allotment and the essential knowledge and skills of the career and technology education and technology applications curriculums. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1809 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain medical centers in certain counties. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 2050 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to staff development and continuing education requirements for public school educators regarding digital education methods. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2118 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 178 85-1 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 29 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the funding of certain activities related to the commercialization of emerging technologies. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
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 494 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the institutions of higher education eligible to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 590 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the creation of research technology corporations for the development and commercialization of technologies owned by institutions of higher education or by certain medical centers with members that are institutions of higher education; providing for tax exemptions; providing a penalty. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
HB 664 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to funding for career and technology programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 896 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to creating a criminal offense regarding the breach of computer security. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 951 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on the qualification for and performance at institutions of higher education of certain students who completed certain mathematics courses during high school. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 986 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the creation of a chief innovation officer position for the Legislative Budget Board. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1384 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1389 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the funding of certain activities related to the commercialization of emerging technologies. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1713 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the establishment of a technology allotment for public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1801 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken Relating to a technology grant to be awarded to public school districts that have received certain performance ratings. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1984 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the aerospace and aviation office of the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office and to the aerospace and aviation advisory committee. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2023 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a forensic director responsible for statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2609 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to providing training academies for public school teachers who provide mathematics instruction to students in kindergarten through grade three. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2675 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to excepting manufacturers engaged in certain commercial research and development from certain provisions of the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2769 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the date of expiration of a certain pilot revolving loan program established under the loanstar revolving loan program to provide for energy efficiency measures and renewable energy technology for certain organizations. House: Energy Resources Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2995 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to overtime pay for certain information technology state employees. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3499 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the labeling of genetically modified food; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3525 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to creating the Texas Quality Research Leadership Authority to help Texas small businesses rapidly scale in potentially leading edge technologies and abolishing the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3631 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to administration of a justice court technology fund in certain counties by a justice of the peace council. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3700 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a pilot program in certain school districts to develop computer science education and professional development opportunities. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3738 84-0 (2015) Author: Cyrier, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the requirement that a person or laboratory that performs an official equine infectious anemia test be approved by the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3816 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grant program for promoting computer science certification and professional development for public school teachers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3853 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to creation of the university research initiative fund, the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and the disposition of balances from the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development No action taken in committee
HB 3863 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund a science, technology, and classroom building located at the University of Houston--Victoria. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3908 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a pilot program to expand joint credit programs to include certain courses offered by career schools and colleges in certain counties. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3929 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the use of automatic license plate reader systems; creating a criminal offense. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 64 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by or leased to or by a university research technology corporation. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 43 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the institutions of higher education eligible to participate in the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 271 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 345 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the prosecution of the offense of breach of computer security. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 458 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to the aerospace and aviation office of the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office and to the aerospace and aviation advisory committee. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 486 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 632 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Button, Angie | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the governor's university research initiative and to the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 686 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis
Relating to the Math and Science Scholars Loan Repayment Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 934 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Farney, Marsha
Relating to providing training academies for public school teachers who provide mathematics instruction to students in kindergarten through grade three. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1132 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the protection and use of certain products, information, and technology of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1140 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment of a technology allotment for public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1507 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services, including the appointment of a forensic director. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1666 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to excepting manufacturers engaged in certain commercial research and development from certain provisions of the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1743 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to expanding the powers and duties of the office of capital writs and renaming the office of capital writs the office of capital and forensic writs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1827 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the legislature's goals for renewable electric generating capacity. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1877 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Galindo, Rick
Relating to the development and maintenance by each state agency of a data use agreement for the state agency's employees and to training related to that agreement. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1878 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to a study on the feasibility of implementing more secure access requirements for certain electronically stored information held by the state. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 101 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding public school students. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 102 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 422 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to career and technology education or fine arts credits required for high school graduation. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 441 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the designation of the NASA Road 1 Bypass connecting State Highway NASA Road 1 to Interstate Highway 45 as the Captain John Young Flyover. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 468 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements and other information in connection with an award under the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 481 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 768 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the application of the public and private facilities and infrastructure contracting requirements to technology facilities. House: Technology
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 870 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to Prairie View A&M University's eligibility to participate in the research development fund. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1064 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the prosecution of the offense of breach of computer security. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1362 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to implementation of a pilot program under the loanstar revolving loan program to promote the use of energy efficiency measures and renewable energy technology by certain nonprofit organizations. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1423 83-0 (2013) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to multiple public school graduation plans for student success and economic competitiveness; creating an offense. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1448 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the use of money deposited to a justice court technology fund in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1552 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to create a law enforcement technology fund and to require certain defendants to pay court costs for deposit in the fund; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1623 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain property and services used in research and development activities by a qualifying biotechnology start-up. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1744 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to authorizing local governments to participate in statewide technology centers. House: Technology Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1771 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund for grants to school districts for the purchase of equipment for career and technology education courses. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2051 83-0 (2013) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the authority of public institutions of higher education to make certain investments to support technology commercialization. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2208 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a science and technology research facility at the University of North Texas. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2342 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the research, collection, and use of adult stem cells. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2390 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities by taxable entities in the aerospace industry. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2531 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the use of money in the spaceport trust fund for programs related to the aerospace industry. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2738 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to a study by the Department of Information Resources regarding state agency technology efficiency. House: Technology
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2780 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to the establishment of research technology corporations by institutions of higher education; providing for tax exemptions. House: Technology
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 2852 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to state purchase of information technology commodity items. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2866 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to the establishment and operation of the technology business incubator program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2897 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al. Relating to an integrated intelligence system to aid state and local law enforcement agencies in locating and arresting fugitives; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3308 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a science and technology learning center at Texas Woman's University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3387 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certified water conservation technologies, authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3450 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to a program to support the installation of certain emmissions-free generation systems that do not use water in the production of electricity and are located on publicly owned land or government buildings and parking structures. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3573 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the requirements for obtaining a health science technology education teaching certificate and to the scope of courses a person may teach holding a technology applications teaching certificate. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3852 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to information technologies to enhance the efficiency, useful life and global competitiveness of Texas' international commercial freight infrastructure. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3853 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the promotion of Texas energy products, services and technologies in the global marketplace. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HCR 104 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Encouraging school districts to adopt policies that promote the use of technology and technological devices in classrooms. House: Technology
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
SB 249 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the prosecution of the offense of breach of computer security. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 328 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry
Relating to entrepreneurs-in-residence at state agencies. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 694 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the authority of the Texas Forensic Science Commission to conduct investigations of forensic analyses conducted in connection with a civil proceeding. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 794 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the development, hosting, and management of computer software for state agencies. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 796 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a study on the use of technology and other methods to report, track, and prevent traffic violations and accidents. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 866 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Relating to authorizing local governments to participate in statewide technology centers. House: Technology
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1171 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to Prairie View A&M University's eligibility to participate in the research development fund. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
SB 1720 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis
Relating to the Math and Science Scholars Loan Repayment Program for teachers who agree to teach mathematics or science in certain school districts in this state. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 27 83-1 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the research, collection, and use of adult stem cells. Filed
HB 220 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to procedures for applications for writs of habeas corpus based on relevant scientific evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 465 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to abolishing the Texas Enterprise Fund, the Texas emerging technology fund, the Pan American Games trust fund, the Olympic Games trust fund, and a major events trust fund, a motor sports racing trust fund, and an events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 466 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the authority to enter into certain agreements relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund, the Texas emerging technology fund, or certain trust funds for sporting and non-sporting events and the money in those funds. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 525 82-0 (2011) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the qualifications for certification of a person as a qualified business under the enterprise zone program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1053 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the tuition exemption offered by public institutions of higher education to firefighters enrolled in certain courses. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1134 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1459 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the Texas Academy of Fine Arts, Culture, and Sciences at Sul Ross State University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1495 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the application of the Information Resources Management Act to public junior colleges and public junior college districts. House: Higher Education
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 1508 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain public junior colleges to offer a baccalaureate degree in nursing. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 1580 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the training and certification of state agency employees or contractors performing service work on pressure vessels. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2018 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to certain automobile insurance loss adjustment and claims settlement practices and the collection and use of certain data by insurers regarding automobile loss and damage claims; providing administrative penalties. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2077 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to a pilot program under the loanstar revolving loan program to promote the use of energy efficiency measures and renewable energy technology by certain nonprofit organizations. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2344 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to create a law enforcement technology fund and to require certain defendants to pay court costs for deposit in the fund. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2385 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the DNA database at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2397 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of breach of computer security. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2499 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Information Resources and the transfer of certain department functions to the comptroller of public accounts. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2520 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to the linking of data regarding specialized technology research projects conducted by general academic teaching institutions and other state agencies. House: Technology Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2631 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the advanced research program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2910 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to measures to increase degree completion rates and support students enrolled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3396 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of breach of computer security. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3515 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3651 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to the appropriation of certain revenue for information technology projects. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HR 2571 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2499. Reported enrolled
SB 317 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to procedures for applications for writs of habeas corpus based on relevant scientific evidence. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 632 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the application of the Information Resources Management Act to public junior colleges and public junior college districts. House: Higher Education
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Higher Education
SB 664 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Information Resources. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 808 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of breach of computer security. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 841 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of breach of computer security. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
House passage as amended reported
SB 1047 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the eligibility of an innovation and commercialization organization associated with the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center to receive funding from the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1069 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund reporting requirement. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Postponed
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 1359 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the DNA database at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1419 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the establishment by the Texas Forensic Science Commission of a DNA laboratory audit program. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1620 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie
Relating to substitution of certain career and technology courses for certain mathematics and science courses otherwise required under the recommended high school program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1624 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to Prairie View A&M University's eligibility to participate in the research development fund. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
SB 1658 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the duties of and investigations conducted by the Texas Forensic Science Commission, the administrative attachment of the Texas Forensic Science Commission to Sam Houston State University, and the accreditation of criminal laboratories by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1729 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1921 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the development, hosting, and management of computer software for state agencies. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
HB 58 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of private or independent institutions of higher education to participate in the advanced research program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1198 81-0 (2009) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the qualifications for certification of a person as a qualified business under the enterprise zone program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1652 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund or the Texas emerging technology fund to promote alternative energy sources and energy efficiency technologies. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 2379 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an adult stem cell research program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2773 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the Texas Teach Corps Scholarship Program for students who agree to teach in public schools in this state that have shortages of teachers in mathematics or science. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2812 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the curriculum, funding, promotion, and economic impact of career and technology education in public educational institutions. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2866 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to encouraging technology-related economic development projects that pay competitive compensation for associated workforce. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2893 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the technology demonstration sites project and to a computer lending pilot program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2928 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the creation and administration of the public high school mathematics and science teachers undergraduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2939 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Hurricane Center for Innovative Technology at the University of Houston. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2959 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to adoption and ownership of mathematics and science textbooks for public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2977 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to creation of a permanent technology endowment fund to supplement funding provided to school districts for education technology. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3285 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to capital improvements and technological enhancements of nursing homes. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3329 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to funds promoting economic development. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 3463 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for undergraduate students who agree to teach in public schools in this state that have shortages of teachers in math and science. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3571 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to a program to provide financial incentives to students who agree to teach mathematics or science in certain public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3572 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to assigning mentor teachers to new teachers in certain subject areas. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3579 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to procedures for applications for writs of habeas corpus based on scientific evidence establishing the innocence of a criminal defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3586 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the Texas Academy of Fine Arts, Culture, and Sciences at Sul Ross State University. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3714 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to public school career and technology education program curriculum and funding and to development of a list of high-demand occupations for career and technology education students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3789 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
HB 4073 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4143 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the establishment by the Texas Forensic Science Commission of a DNA laboratory audit program. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4150 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the collection and provision of information concerning public school career and technology education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4221 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to providing a middle school allotment under the public school finance system to fund programs to encourage preparation for high school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4224 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the teaching of science in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4329 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to an interim study on the creation of a data collection to track specialized technology research projects conducted by public universities, public university research facilities, and other state institutions. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4439 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the transmission of information regarding public school students through the use of radio frequency identification technology. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 4581 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the use of advanced technologies by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for measuring and monitoring air pollution. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4671 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to funding for career and technology education programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 44 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the participation of students in funding awarded under the advanced research program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 783 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund, including transfers between the fund and the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1313 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the quality and accessibility of public school career and technical education programs and to assistance to students concerning postsecondary education and training. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1600 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Strama, Mark
Relating to an interim study on the creation of a data collection to track specialized technology research projects conducted by public universities, public university research facilities, and other state institutions. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1662 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Vaught, Allen | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of breach of computer security. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1909 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the establishment by the Texas Forensic Science Commission of a DNA laboratory audit program. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1976 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to procedures for applications for writs of habeas corpus based on relevant scientific evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 2086 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the essential high school program and to the curriculum requirements for the recommended and advanced public high school programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2258 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to intensive summer programs for public school students and to college readiness programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 2262 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the administration of mathematics, science, and technology teacher preparation academies at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 2337 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to procedures for applications for writs of habeas corpus based on scientific evidence establishing the innocence of a criminal defendant. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2371 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the naming of the Texas Department of Public Safety Garland Laboratory in Garland as the Representative Fred Hill Center for Forensic Analysis. House: Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Public Safety
HB 225 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of state money for certain biomedical research. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 390 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the eminent domain authority of The University of Texas System. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 1378 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of the public school mathematics and science teachers undergraduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1657 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the protection and use of intellectual property by the executive administrator of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 1831 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the sales and use tax on certain pharmaceutical biotechnology cleanrooms and equipment. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1925 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the transmission of information regarding public school students through the use of radio frequency identification technology. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2608 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to funding for applied research for a clean coal project or certain other projects for the generation of electricity from coal. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2658 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the development of college preparatory mathematics and science courses for use in public high schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2812 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the technology immersion pilot project. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2990 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to use of certain electronic monitoring technology in certain correctional facilities by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3087 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the development of applied mathematics and science courses for use in public high schools. House: Public Education Posting rule suspended
HB 3161 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to advisory committees that recommend entities receive grants from the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3163 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the proportional distribution of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund to different regions in this state. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 3164 80-0 (2007) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the use of testimony of certain expert witnesses as evidence in criminal and civil proceedings. House: Civil Practices No action taken in committee
HB 3215 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the eligibility of private or independent institutions of higher education to participate in the advanced research program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
HB 3464 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to establishing an office of state statistician. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
HB 3557 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to rules adopted by the State Board of Education regarding the required curriculum of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 6 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron
Relating to the apprehension, prosecution, and punishment of individuals committing or attempting to commit certain sex offenses, to the placement by public schools of certain students who are sex offenders, and to the notification requirements concerning certain offenses committed by students. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 616 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the protection and use of intellectual property by the executive administrator of the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 865 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the sales and use tax on certain pharmaceutical biotechnology cleanrooms and equipment. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1418 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon
Relating to the establishment and operation of a spatial reference center at Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1421 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to allowing the creation of scientific and cultural facilities districts in council of government regions; authorizing a tax. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1614 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the implementation of health information technology standards. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1700 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to state assistance with the costs of constructing or renovating public high school science laboratories. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1803 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to establishing an office of state statistician. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1835 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of state money for certain biomedical research. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
HB 1670 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the resolution of conflicts between regional water plans and groundwater conservation district management plans. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1697 79-0 (2005) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the use of gifts to fund technology workforce development grants and to the evaluation of the technology workforce development grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1765 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the creation of programs and funding for emerging technology industries. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2081 79-0 (2005) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to prohibiting the use of state money for research involving the destruction of human embryos. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2479 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the medical assistance program and the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2637 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to regulation by the Public Utility Commission of Texas of certain technology, including new or emerging technology. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 2717 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the governor's study of emerging technology and economic development. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2953 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the identification of public school students through the use of radio frequency identification technology. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3247 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to a program to promote research with economic development potential at certain institutions of higher education through financial assistance from the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3553 79-0 (2005) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to the boundaries of and prohibited acts in the Nine-Mile Hole State Scientific Area; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
SB 831 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the creation of programs and funding for emerging technology industries. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1034 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the use of gifts to fund technology workforce development grants and to the evaluation of the technology workforce development grant program. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1059 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas at Brownsville, The University of Texas--Pan American, and Texas State Technical College--Harlingen. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1337 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the governor's study of emerging technology and economic development. Senate: Business & Commerce Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
SB 1530 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a statewide strategic plan for the support and promotion of technology research in this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1854 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the boundaries of and prohibited acts in the Nine-Mile Hole State Scientific Area; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 411 78-0 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to improvement of science instruction and student performance in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1038 78-0 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to a technology immersion pilot project in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1544 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to a pilot project to allow select public junior colleges to offer certain baccalaureate degrees. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1888 78-0 (2003) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to a pilot project to allow select public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degrees in applied science. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2209 78-0 (2003) Author: Wong, Martha Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for corporations engaged primarily in biotechnology research and development. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2423 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to pharmaceutical biotechnology cleanrooms and equipment. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2975 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program by the Texas Workforce Commission in the Texas-Mexico border region for technology training of certain persons. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Effective immediately
SB 142 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to improvement of science instruction and student performance in public schools. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 396 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to a technology immersion pilot project in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 712 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for taxable items used in the performance of a space flight contract. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 793 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to biotechnology cleanrooms and equipment. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1034 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of certain human cells and tissue; imposing a criminal penalty. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1500 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to a pilot project to allow select public junior colleges to offer certain baccalaureate degrees. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Education
HB 126 78-1 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to appropriations to the Texas excellence fund and the university research fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 43 78-2 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to appropriations to the Texas excellence fund and the university research fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 759 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the adoption and ownership of mathematics and science textbooks for public grade school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 897 77-0 (2001) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to certain programs to develop the technology workforce in Texas by supporting and promoting higher education in electrical engineering and computer science. House: Higher Education Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1170 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for taxable items used in the performance of a space flight contract. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1295 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to requiring a person in the business of selling personal computers to provide certain software with each personal computer sold. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1338 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to certain exemptions from the Texas Engineering Practice Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1475 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to master technology teacher certification, grants, and stipends. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1624 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the creation of a division to study transferring to private contractors certain state agency personal computing equipment and the responsibility for computer services. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2296 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the establishment of high schools for the study of advanced technology by certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2369 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn | et. al. Relating to state financing of the development and production of Texas biotechnological and biomedical products and small businesses; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Financial Institutions Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2593 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program by the Texas Workforce Commission for technology training for certain persons. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2636 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn | et. al. Relating to technology development and transfer by institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2700 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to certain services provided through telemedicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2770 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to cooperative distance learning programs in public schools. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 2774 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the establishment of pilot projects to demonstrate the applications of technology in providing certain services under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2790 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to franchise tax incentives for corporations conducting certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2815 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to a phased-in and limited exemption for certain purchases of machinery and equipment used for research and development from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2841 77-0 (2001) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2941 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the creation of technological development zones in certain populous counties; providing for the power of eminent domain and the issuance of bonds. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3028 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to a state science and engineering fair conducted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3060 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of pilot projects for demonstrating the application of technology to the provision of long-term care, community care, and certain other medical assistance. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3216 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn Relating to franchise tax incentives for corporations conducting certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3230 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the administration of the weather modification program and grants for weather modification and control activities. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3270 77-0 (2001) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to technology development and transfer by institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3309 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the development, funding, and operation of the Southeast Texas Biotechnology Park. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3374 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to the availability and deployment of advanced telecommunications services for economic development and providing of funding. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 3573 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn | et. al. Relating to exempting certain purchases and leases of machinery and equipment used by certain companies for research and development from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 251 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Directing the South Texas Independent School District to establish a school for advanced technology. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 5 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 353 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to certain programs to develop the technology workforce in Texas by supporting and promoting higher education in engineering and computer science. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 550 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David | et. al. Relating to the creation of a life science task force. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 927 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the transfer or donation of data processing equipment to certain public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1114 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for taxable items used in the performance of a space flight contract. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1175 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to the administration of the weather modification program and grants for weather modification and control activities. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1190 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to technology development and transfer by institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1209 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of cloning of human beings; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1286 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to a phased-in and limited exemption for certain purchases of machinery and equipment used for research and development from sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1340 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of a division to study transferring to private contractors certain state agency personal computing equipment and the responsibility for computer services. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1483 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to certain services provided through telemedicine. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1485 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: George, Kenn
Relating to state financing of the development and production of Texas biotechnological and biomedical products and small businesses; providing for the issuance of bonds. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1536 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Relating to the application of technology in providing certain health services, including certain telemedicine and telehealth services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1567 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation of the Emerging University excellence fund to promote research and excellence at certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1579 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development, funding, and operation of the Southeast Texas Biotechnology Park. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1797 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to an exemption from the licensure provisions of The Texas Engineering Practice Act for certain research or instructional work. House: Higher Education
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 565 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the use of state research and technology funds on environmental issues in the border region. House: Higher Education
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 755 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al. Relating to franchise tax incentives for corporations conducting certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1418 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to optional career and technology education programs offered by public school districts and a study of career and technology education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1623 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality to create a municipal court technology fund and to require certain defendants to pay court costs for deposit in the fund. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1735 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to exempting certain entities that perform cooperative purchasing for local governments from competitive bidding requirements. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2318 76-0 (1999) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to staff development in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2547 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the operation of the Geo-Technology Research Institute. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2548 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to the creation of the Texas High Technology Partnership Center. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2652 76-0 (1999) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to liability for damages arising from failure of computer software to recognize and accurately process certain dates. House: Civil Practices No action taken in committee
HB 2653 76-0 (1999) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the law that applies to a contract made over the Internet. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2727 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al. Relating to tech-prep education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2803 76-0 (1999) Author: George, Kenn Relating to a state initiative to encourage research and development in biotechnology and biogenetics. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2834 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the listing of state agency Internet addresses in telephone directories. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2865 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of the research university fund. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2992 76-0 (1999) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the creation of a business technology outreach program at the University of Houston. House: Economic Development
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3660 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to service credit under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for certain work experience of certified career and technology education teachers. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HCR 117 76-0 (1999) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Supporting and encouraging the future development and expansion of career and technology academic programs throughout Texas high schools. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
SB 73 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the establishment of a video teleconferencing pilot program to assist certain businesses in establishing international trade relationships. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 231 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to a statewide campaign to encourage persons to enter the technology workforce. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 492 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to franchise tax incentives for corporations conducting certain research and development activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 601 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality to create a municipal court technology fund and to require certain defendants to pay court costs for deposit in the fund. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 722 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to the establishment of a high technology training program by the Texas State Technical College System. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Ed. by President
SB 852 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the listing of state agency Internet addresses in telephone directories. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 976 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al. Relating to the creation of a business technology outreach program at the University of Houston. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
SB 1027 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to tech-prep education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1342 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to a state initiative encouraging the development of research in biotechnology and biogenetics. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1353 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the practice of software engineering. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 1382 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the technology access clause in certain state contracts. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1493 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of the research university fund. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 1617 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to educational technology. House: Public Education
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1767 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to service credit under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for certain work experience of certified career and technology education teachers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1819 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Gregory
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the identification of technical education programs that are needed to maintain and improve the state's economic and technological competitiveness. House: Higher Education
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SCR 9 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Endorsing the establishment of the Texas Institute of Science and Technology. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
HB 339 75-0 (1997) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to county authority to impose a charge for access to the county's computerized electronic information system. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 436 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to a study project involving the use of computer networks in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 451 75-0 (1997) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the use of certain state services and facilities by members of the legislature. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 690 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to electronic assistance provided by the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 784 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the hearing of oral argument by appellate courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 997 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al. Relating to interlibrary resource sharing and the cooperative purchase of certain library materials. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 1300 75-0 (1997) Author: Corte, Frank
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the provision of certain software or services to persons who access the Internet; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1482 75-0 (1997) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to computer and telecommunications offenses; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1556 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to establishing Internet electronic mail addresses for state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective immediately
HB 1572 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana
Sponsor: Luna, Gregory
Relating to disposal of certain property by a charitable organization. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1669 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to exempting certain entities that perform cooperative purchasing for local governments from competitive bidding requirements. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1717 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to information on health and human services information provided through the Internet. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1729 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to furnishing printed copies of state publications released only in an electronic format to the Texas State Library. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1753 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to exempting certain purchases of machinery and equipment used for research and development from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1754 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to a franchise tax exemption for certain research and development activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1772 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to allowing a governmental body to hold a meeting or receive testimony by videoconference. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1877 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the recording of certain documents by electronic means and to the creation of an electronic recording advisory committee. House: County Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1930 75-0 (1997) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Information Resources. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2597 75-0 (1997) Author: King, Tracy Relating to establishing Internet electronic mail addresses for state agencies. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2619 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the creation of the Advisory Board of Information Technology for the Blind and the accessibility of information technology by the blind. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2645 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the establishment and operation of an electronic procurement marketplace, including an electronic commerce network. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2940 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to dealing in computer equipment by a secondhand dealer. House: Business & Industry
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3434 75-0 (1997) Author: Kubiak, Dan | et. al. Relating to governmental use of information resources, including the powers and duties of the Department of Information Resources. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3476 75-0 (1997) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to county authority to impose a charge for access to the county's computerized electronic information system. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3500 75-0 (1997) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to the establishment of a video teleconferencing pilot program to assist certain businesses in establishing international trade relationships. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HCR 216 75-0 (1997) Author: Edwards, Al Encouraging state agencies to convert all future building project documentation into electronic format. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 291 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry Encouraging state agencies to evaluate the use of multimedia kiosks for service delivery. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 1076 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry Encouraging state agencies to evaluate touchscreen kiosks for service delivery. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 290 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to electronic assistance provided by the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 294 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to a study project involving the use of computer networks in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective immediately
SB 365 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Information Resources. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 683 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to computer and telecommunications offenses; providing penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 736 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce Relating to the ad valorem taxation of an inventory of computer software. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 811 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to the use of certain telecommunications facilities of institutions of higher education to assist small business. House: Higher Education
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Point of order sustained
SB 814 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the establishment of a video teleconferencing pilot program to assist certain businesses in establishing international trade relationships. House: Economic Development
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 820 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the establishment and operation of an electronic procurement marketplace, including an electronic commerce network. House: State Affairs
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 839 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to allowing a governmental body to hold a meeting by videoconference call under certain circumstances. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 931 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to allowing a governmental body to hold a meeting by videoconference call under certain circumstances. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1032 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to centers for technology development and transfer. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1039 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to electronic commerce for the state's purchasing activities. Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology Ref. to Int. Relations, Trade & Technology
SB 1040 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to programs of institutions of higher education that address small business research and development. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1059 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to access by blind and visually impaired individuals to information technology. House: State Affairs
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1203 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the recording of certain documents by electronic means and to the creation of an electronic recording advisory committee. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1385 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Clark, Ron
Relating to the use of videoconferencing technology by the office of the attorney general. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1515 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to coordinating and directing the modernization of state and local law enforcement agencies' telecommunications and automated information systems. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1518 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Williams, Thomas | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Texas High Technology Partnership Center. House: Economic Development
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1578 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to meetings of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to consider higher education impact statements. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SCR 51 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Directing the Texas Department of Commerce to increase technology-based investments in the state. House: Economic Development
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Signed by the Governor
HB 85 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the development of distance learning and related activities by institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 334 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the state's official marine education center. House: Public Education
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 707 74-0 (1995) Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al. Relating to the creation of a distance learning clearinghouse in the Department of Information Resources. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 708 74-0 (1995) Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al. Relating to the creation of a distance learning clearinghouse in the Central Education Agency. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 1249 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the electronic availability of legislative information through the Internet. House: State Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2301 74-0 (1995) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the application of the manufacturing equipment sales tax exemption to fabrication in a cleanroom environment of semiconductor products. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2539 74-0 (1995) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the establishment of a historically black or Hispanic college or university Internet access trust fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2540 74-0 (1995) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to allowing the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to assist public libraries with public information technology grants. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2694 74-0 (1995) Author: Hernandez, Christine Relating to the creation of the Education Information Highway Task Force. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 188 74-0 (1995) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Rejecting NASA contentions regarding the Johnson Space Center and memorializing congress to countermand the NASA proposal to consolidate and downsize the operations of the center. House: Economic Development Signed by the Governor
SB 734 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to promoting the ability of state agencies and the public to access information maintained and services provided electronically by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1453 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the availability of legislative information and the use of certain legislatively produced materials. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/95
SCR 66 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: Moreno, Paul
Declaring support of the El Paso region as the pilot site for the Intermodal Installation Program. House: Transportation Signed by the Governor
HB 206 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the participation of the Central Education Agency in state telecommunications management and coordination. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 210 73-0 (1993) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the funding for the Center for Educational Technology. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 211 73-0 (1993) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the reporting of certain technological innovations developed by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 619 73-0 (1993) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to establishing a science, engineering, and mathematics minority scholars loan fund. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 923 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to statewide energy policy and research. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1020 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the authority of counties to regulate the information resources technologies of county officers and employees. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1524 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to a franchise tax credit for investment in biogenetic or biomolecular research. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1736 73-0 (1993) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to establishment of an economic limit factor for certain oil production and to oil and gas production as the result of new drilling technology. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2249 73-0 (1993) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the emphasis of water conservation in certain advanced research and technology programs at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HCR 124 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim study committee to examine opportunities for providing equal electronic access to state information required by the public and businesses. House: House Administration Left pending in committee
HCR 147 73-0 (1993) Author: Coleman, Garnet Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study how the considerable resources of public television might best be used to further enhance service to the people of Texas. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
HCR 160 73-0 (1993) Author: Hunter, Bob Establishing the Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Posting rule suspended
SB 80 73-0 (1993) Author: West, Royce Relating to a committee to advise the Texas Department of Commerce about aerospace matters and to the abolishment of the Texas Space Commission. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 233 73-0 (1993) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina | et. al.
Relating to establishing a minority doctoral incentive program. House: Higher Education
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective immediately
SB 780 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the funding for the Center for Educational Technology. House: Appropriations
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 796 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the establishment of an economic limit factor for certain oil production and to oil and gas production as the result of new drilling technology. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 104 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Establishing the Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SCR 106 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study how the considerable resources of public television might best be used to further enhance service to the people of Texas. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
HB 102 70-0 (1987) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the recruitment of women and ethnic minorities into programs of engineering and applied science at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1385 70-0 (1987) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the recruitment of women and ethnic minorities into programs of engineering and applied science at institutions of higher education; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to subcommittee
HB 1405 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to economic diversification through technology commercialization at Texas universities. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1406 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to a center for the support of a comprehensive database network to further the state's goal of economic diversification. House: Science & Technology Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1934 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the creation of the Texas Committee to Study the Release of Genetically Engineered Microorganisms, providing for notice of proposed releases of genetically engineered microorganisms, and to assistance provided by the Texas Economic Development Commission to biotechnology companies interested in releasing genetically engineered microorganisms into the environment. House: Science & Technology Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2079 70-0 (1987) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the establishment of academies of mathematics and science for advanced high school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HR 68 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Requesting Texas to strengthen her scientific and technological resources.
SB 91 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the recruitment of women and ethnic minorities into programs of engineering and applied science at institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 182 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to the recruitment of women and ethnic minorities into programs of engineering and science at institutions of higher education; authorizing appropriations. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 788 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to economic diversification through technology commercialization at Texas universities: authorizing appropriations. Senate: Education Reported favorably with substitute
SB 972 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the recruitment of women and ethnic minorities into programs of engineering and applied science at institutions of higher education; making an appropriation. Senate: Education Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 1306 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the establishment of the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science for advanced high school students as a division of North Texas State University. Senate: Education Reported favorably w/amendments
SR 46 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Recognizing the need for Texas to build a nationally and globally competitive economy through strengthening her scientific and technological resources.
HB 41 70-2 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the creation of the Texas Committee to Study the Release of Genetically Engineered Microorganisms, providing for notice of proposed releases of genetically engineered microorganisms, and to assistance provided by the Texas Economic Development Commission to biotechnology companies interested in releasing genetically engineered microorganisms into the environment. House: Science & Technology Referred to Science & Technology
HB 128 70-2 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to state support for a consortium of semiconductor companies engaged in semiconductor research; providing for powers and duties of the Texas Semiconductor Industry Research Commission; granting authority to issue bonds and the power of eminent domain. House: Science & Technology Point of order sustained
HJR 15 70-2 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the issuance of general obligation bonds for undertakings related to a consortium of semiconductor companies to engage in a semiconductor industry research facility. House: Science & Technology Pending in committee
SB 59 70-2 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the state support for a consortium of semiconductor companies engaged in semiconductor research; providing for powers and duties of the Texas Semiconductor Industry Research Commission; granting authority to issue bonds. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably with substitute
SJR 7 70-2 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the issuance of general obligation bonds for undertaking related to a consortium of semiconductor companies to engage in a semiconductor industry research facility. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 1698 69-0 (1985) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to the authorization for creation of a Geo-Technology Research Institute. House: Science & Technology Coauthor authorized
HB 1970 69-0 (1985) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the establishment of a Center for Technology Development and Transfer at the University of Texas at Austin. House: Higher Education 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2021 69-0 (1985) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to technology training and creating the Technology Training Board. House: Science & Technology Coauthor authorized
SB 840 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Richardson, Bob
Relating to the establishment and activities of a Center for Technology Development and Transfer at the University of Texas at Austin; making certain information confidential. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
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SB 884 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to a site for the Super-conducting Super Collider Accelerator project and the eminent domain authority of the board of regents of The University of Texas System. Senate: Education Reported favorably w/amendments
SB 911 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to postsecondary technical-vocational education, to Texas State Technical Institute, and to certian powers and duties of the coordinating board; creating a joint advisory committee. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1049 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Luna III, Albert
Relating to technology training and the creation, membership, and duties of the Technology Training Board. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Education
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1296 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Pennington, Randy
Relating to the creation of a Geo-Technology Research Institute. House: Science & Technology
Senate: Education
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HB 73 69-2 (1986) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to the recruitment of women and ethnic minorities into programs of engineering and applied science at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 912 68-0 (1983) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to the establishment of an Institute for Ventures in New Technology under the Texas A&M University System's Texas Engineering Experiment Station. House: Higher Education Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1147 68-0 (1983) Author: Hammond, Bill
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the improvement of the teaching of mathematics and science in the public schools; declaring state intent for improvement of instruction in the teaching of mathematics and science; providing pilot programs to be used as demonstration models; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
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HB 1538 68-0 (1983) Author: Hammond, Bill
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the teaching of mathematics, science, computer science, and related technological subjects in the public schools and to the compensation paid to noncertified teachers in those fields. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
No action taken
HB 1878 68-0 (1983) Author: Jackson, Lee Relating to the creation of the Texas State Science and Technology Museum. House: Ways & Means Placed on daily General State Calendar
HR 167 68-0 (1983) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Recommending that serious attention be given to securing adequate and appropriate representation of higher education faculty from the traditional disciplines of the sciences and liberal arts. House: Higher Education
HR 168 68-0 (1983) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Recommending to the Texas Education Agency that serious attention be given to securing adequate and appropriate representation of higher education faculty from the traditional disciplines of the sciences and liberal arts. House: Public Education
SB 468 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Presnal, Bill
Relating to the establishment, objectives, duties, and ownership interests of the Institute for Ventures in New Technology as a part of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station, under the control of the board of regents of Texas A&M. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1061 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the creation of the Texas State Science and Technology museum and allocation of certain cigarette taxes. Senate: Finance No action taken
SR 3 68-1 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet Establishing a special interim committee to study the interdependence of small businesses, high technology, and the State's education system. Senate: State Affairs
HB 3 68-2 (1984) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to the teaching of mathematics, science, computer science, and related technological subjects in the public schools and to the compensation paid to noncertified teachers in those fields. House: Public Education Coauthor authorized
HB 1901 67-0 (1981) Author: Martin, Michael W. Relating to balanced treatment of creation-science and evolution-science in public schools. pref. no. 18. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
SB 1169 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to require balanced treatment of creation-science and evolution science in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
HJR 93 65-0 (1977) Author: Garcia, Matt Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide legislative authority to exempt from taxation property primarily used for scientific research or education. House: Constitutional Amendments Assigned to Constitutional Amendments Calendar
HB 1189 63-0 (1973) Author: Lewis, Gibson Transferring jurisdiction of scientific areas from the Parks and Wildlife Commission to the Board of Regents of the University of Texas; deleting the word Commission and adding the word Board. House: State Affairs Considered in public hearing
SCR 114 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles Directing the Governor's Office to conduct a study to utilize science and technology in state government. House: Rules
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Rules
HB 1136 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to providing for the regulation of weather modification operations; providing for the powers and duties of the Texas Water Development Board in weather modification operations; providing for the issuing of licenses and permits; providing fees and penalties.
SB 458 60-0 (1967) Author: Christie, Joe William Relating to providing for the regulation of weather modification operations; providing for the powers and duties of the Texas Water Development Board; providing for fees and penalties.
HB 240 56-0 (1959) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to amending certain acts relating to the organization, officers and compensation of the State Board of Examiners in the Basic Sciences.
HB 805 56-0 (1959) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to the waiver by the Board of an examination for certain persons under the Basic Science Law.
SB 73 56-0 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending certain acts relating to organization, officers and compensation of the Texas Board of Examiners in the Basic Sciences.
SB 74 56-0 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending certain acts relating to fees payable to the State Board of Examiners in the Basic Science by applicants for certificates issued by the Board.
SB 207 55-0 (1957) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending certain Acts relating to organization, officers and compensation of the State Board of Examiners in the Basic Sciences.
SB 208 55-0 (1957) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending certain Acts relating to fees payable to the State Board of Examiners in the Basic Sciences by applicants for certificates issued by the Board.
SB 241 54-0 (1955) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to amending certain Acts commonly known as the Basic Science Law so as to combine the offices of Secretary and Treasurer of the State Board of Examiners in Basic Sciences into the single office of Secretary-Treasurer; requiring fee payments by applicants for certification by waiver of examination; clarifying certification by reciprocity; providing a severability clause.

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