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HB 134 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 138 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 369 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 1421 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to a report by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice regarding inmate grievances. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1676 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the capital appellate defense committee and the office of capital appellate defender. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 1839 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the submission of a report by certain entities identifying spending reduction measures. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2137 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to an interstate compact on border security, immigration enforcement, and refugee resettlement. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2750 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to requiring a public employer to give notice to new employees of the ability of certain employees to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 4009 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the creation of the Texas Slavery and Segregation Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 32 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HJR 55 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 74 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
SB 135 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the submission of a report by certain entities identifying spending reduction measures. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 485 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the office of independent oversight ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 514 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to an interstate compact on border security and refugee resettlement; authorizing fines and fees. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 589 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 1060 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to requiring a public employer to give notice to new employees of the ability of certain employees to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1983 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the Texas Urban Agricultural Innovation Authority. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 2144 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to the public school finance system. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Postponed
HB 191 85-1 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 200 85-1 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 295 85-1 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to establishing the Texas Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission to study and address the impacts of climate change in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 351 85-1 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the creation of a commission to evaluate the potential continuation of additional state aid for tax reduction and recommend improvements to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 357 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to requiring a school district to give notice to new classroom teachers of the ability to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
SB 16 85-1 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to the public school finance system. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Record vote
SB 69 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation of a commission to evaluate the effect on school districts of the loss of additional state aid for tax reduction and recommend improvements to the public school finance system. Filed
SB 96 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation. Senate: Government Reform, Select Left pending in committee
HB 26 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to state economic development measures, including administration of the Texas Enterprise Fund, creation of the Economic Incentive Oversight Board and the governor's university research initiative, abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and renaming the Major Events trust fund to the Major Events Reimbursement Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 48 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to review convictions after exoneration and to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 236 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 427 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 607 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 867 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas Women Veterans Program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 1071 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1188 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to study and make recommendations regarding early childhood education. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1404 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the creation of a committee to evaluate special education services in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1450 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Border Security Division. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2078 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the creation and duties of the Global Climate Change Commission. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2222 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Relating to the creation of a public integrity unit to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, offenses involving insurance fraud, and offenses involving motor fuels tax. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 2373 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a task force to conduct a study and develop recommendations to alleviate the incidence of gun violence in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2497 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to a compact with other states regarding the licensure of emergency medical services personnel and the authority of those personnel to perform job duties in this state and other states. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2498 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to a compact with other states regarding the licensure of emergency medical services personnel and the authority of those personnel to perform job duties in this state and other states. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2565 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2614 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 2951 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3125 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to abolishing the property tax assistance division of the office of the comptroller of public accounts and transferring its powers and duties to the newly created State Property Tax Board. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3189 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Relating to the functions and duties of the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3271 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of a deer management program commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3303 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the Office of the Independent Oversight Ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3746 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the study of public education performance. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3963 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to establishment and functions of the Animal Welfare Commission. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4028 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the creation of a committee to recommend a new system for student assessment and public school accountability. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 40 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 49 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HJR 122 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
SB 80 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a periodic review of state and local tax preferences. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 81 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of a commission to examine and prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 204 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the continuation of the functions of the Department of Aging and Disability Services; increasing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 213 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the functions and duties of the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Withdrawn from schedule
SB 277 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to certain health-related and other task forces and advisory committees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 388 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the establishment of the Advisory Committee on Suicide Prevention. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 404 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to requiring state agencies to identify spending reduction measures. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 770 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of the Texas Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 868 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 908 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to establishment and functions of the Animal Welfare Commission. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1068 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1180 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the Sunset Advisory Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1200 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend a new system for student assessment and public school accountability. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1215 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to a study of the feasibility and benefits to this state of abolishing the property tax assistance division of the office of the comptroller of public accounts and transferring its powers and duties to an independent agency. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 1252 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Relating to an interstate compact on border security and immigration enforcement. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Record vote
SB 2001 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas Women Veterans Program. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Co-author authorized
SB 2051 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the study of public education performance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SJR 31 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes, authorizing a limited state video lottery system to be operated at horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian tribal lands, and reducing the number of illegal gambling machines. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 24 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the appointment and duties of and the funding for a policy director for the prevention of driving while intoxicated; imposing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 145 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 166 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate convictions after exoneration and to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 295 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the creation of a commission to study drowsy driving. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 384 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Expanded Learning Opportunities Council to study and make recommendations concerning expanded learning opportunities for public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 724 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to study unclaimed land grant mineral proceeds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 990 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the establishment of a sentencing policy, accountability, and review council to develop means to assess the effect of sentencing practices and policies on state correctional resources and improve the efficiency of the state criminal justice system, to develop a plan regarding the prosecution of certain child offenders, and to review certain penal laws. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1189 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to interstate cooperation to address regional water issues. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1286 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the designation of a state trade representative. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1556 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a periodic review of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1633 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to creating an advisory committee to study child abuse and neglect fatalities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1930 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1959 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the retirement of certain state debt. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2050 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a task force to conduct a study and develop recommendations to alleviate the incidence of gun violence in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2205 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the establishment of the Alamo Historic District Commission. House: Special Purpose Districts Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2603 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land; providing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2734 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to the establishment of the Texas State Jail Committee to study and make recommendations concerning the state jail system. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2804 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state. House: Criminal Procedure Reform, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2891 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to duties of the comptroller's office regarding state-owned intellectual property and commercial equity. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3045 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3144 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to establishment of the Public Charter School Authority. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3212 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the Red River Boundary Compact and the creation of the Red River Boundary Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3586 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the creation of the Accessible Learning Materials Council. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3587 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to establishment of the Texas Early Learning Council. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3790 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to creation of the Judicial Branch Certification Commission and the consolidation of judicial profession regulation; imposing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 38 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HJR 47 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 116 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HJR 117 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 2 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to certain charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 84 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to regulation of health benefit plan issuers in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 89 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 104 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 140 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 503 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the Expanded Learning Opportunities Council to study and make recommendations concerning expanded learning opportunities for public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 729 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 802 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the regulation of foundation repair contractors; providing penalties; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 966 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to creation of the Judicial Branch Certification Commission and the consolidation of judicial profession regulation; imposing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
SB 1168 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to interstate cooperation to address regional water issues. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1587 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to establishment of the Texas Early Learning Council. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1722 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to reforming the electoral process; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1784 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to establishing the Texas Landowner Ombudsman office in the General Land Office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 6 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes, and authorizing a limited state video lottery system to be operated at horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian tribal lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 38 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the state infrastructure fund and board to provide financial assistance for certain projects related to economic development infrastructure and for the transfer to the fund of money from the economic stabilization fund; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 59 83-1 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent the wrongful convictions of indigent defendants and to identify other related errors and defects in the criminal process. Filed
HB 102 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the appointment and duties of and the funding for an executive commissioner for the prevention of driving while intoxicated. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 115 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate convictions after exoneration and to prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Motion to reconsider spread on the Journal
HB 236 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the sex offender civil commitment program and to the creation of a state agency to perform the functions relating to the sex offender civil commitment program that are currently performed by the Council on Sex Offender Treatment. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 636 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to creation of the Texas Health Insurance Connector. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 773 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to creating an energy efficiency council to coordinate administration of energy efficiency programs. House: Energy Resources Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1140 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the creation of the Permanent School Fund Management Council to manage the permanent school fund; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1308 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a periodic review of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1430 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 1470 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the Texas State Civilian Complaint Review Board to investigate certain allegations of peace officer misconduct. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1641 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to study capital punishment in Texas and to a moratorium on executions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1654 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the creation of a commission to study drowsy driving. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1840 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation and functions of the Texas Grain Producer Indemnity Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1912 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to transferring the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Office of Rural Affairs within the Department of Agriculture and abolishing the board of the Texas Department of Rural Affairs. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1915 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to abolishing the Texas Youth Commission and the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission and transferring the powers and duties of those agencies to the newly created Texas Juvenile Justice Department and to the functions of the independent ombudsman that serves the department. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2017 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the organization, governance, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2448 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the creation of offices of inspectors general at the Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Youth Commission, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Department of Transportation, and Texas Education Agency; providing penalties. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2455 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the licensing and regulation of the practice of integrative medicine; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2530 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to the regulation of foundation repair contractors; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2536 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission and the residential placement of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2543 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the licensing and regulation of architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, and land surveying by the Texas Board of Professional Services, the deregulation of interior design, and the abolition of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners, and the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveyors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2636 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a council to study neonatal intensive care units. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2757 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3106 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the abolition of the Railroad Commission of Texas, the creation of the Texas Oil and Gas Commission, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the railroad commission to the oil and gas commission. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3237 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas Women Veterans Program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
No action taken in committee
HB 3426 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the creation of the Texas Department of Health Professions to regulate certain health professions, the transfer of certain powers and duties to the department, and the abolishment of certain state agencies and other licensing entities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3503 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the creation of the Texas Fiscal Stability Commission. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3575 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3576 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land and by licensed operators at horse and greyhound racetracks and licensed locations; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3617 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to abolishing the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, the Commission on Jail Standards, and the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education and transferring certain of the powers and duties of those agencies to the newly created Public Safety Licensing Commission. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HJR 28 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 85 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Permanent School Fund Management Council to assume the duty of the State Board of Education to manage the permanent school fund. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 95 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to establish legislative and congressional districts and revising constitutional redistricting procedures. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HJR 112 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Texas Gaming Commission and authorizing and regulating casino games and slot machines by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide money for the property tax relief fund and additional financial aid for higher education students. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 151 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 152 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land and by licensed operators at horse and greyhound racetracks and licensed locations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 34 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Hernandez Luna, Ana
Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas Women Veterans Program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Transferred to Calendars Committee
SB 166 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Relating to the sex offender civil commitment program and to the creation of a state agency to perform the functions relating to the sex offender civil commitment program that are currently performed by the Council on Sex Offender Treatment. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 170 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the reorganization of powers and duties among agencies in this state that provide representation to indigent defendants in criminal cases and to the reorganization of funding sources for indigent defense. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 196 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission. Senate: Redistricting, Select Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 347 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation of the Texas Center for Sustainable Business. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 614 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission and the residential placement of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 653 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Relating to abolishing the Texas Youth Commission and the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission and transferring the powers and duties of those agencies to the newly created Texas Juvenile Justice Department and to the functions of the independent ombudsman that serves the department. House: Corrections
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
SB 655 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the continuation, functions, and name of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Government Organization
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 1051 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a periodic review of state and local tax preferences. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1080 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to transferring the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Office of Rural Affairs within the Department of Agriculture and abolishing the board of the Texas Department of Rural Affairs. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 1232 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the creation of the grain producer indemnity fund. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1340 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of the Energy Efficiency Council and to statewide energy efficiency; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1399 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Legler, Ken
Relating to the regulation of foundation repair contractors; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report distributed
SB 1401 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the organization, governance, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1824 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the regulation of title insurance; providing criminal and administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1835 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 34 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Texas Gaming Commission and authorizing and regulating casino games and slot machines by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide money for the property tax relief fund and additional financial aid for higher education students. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 104 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HB 134 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 186 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development and Hispanic Studies. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 233 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to establish and recommend qualifications for certain health care translators and interpreters. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 286 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey | et. al. Relating to the appointment and duties of and the funding for an executive commissioner for the prevention of driving while intoxicated. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 498 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the establishment of an advisory panel to assist with a study regarding the prevention of wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 499 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to changing the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 553 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the establishment of the office of criminal and juvenile justice ombudsman. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 639 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the prosecution, punishment, and prevention of offenses involving trafficking of persons or certain forced or sex-based labor or services, law enforcement training relating to the trafficking of persons, and the creation of the trafficking of persons investigation and prosecution account in the general revenue fund. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 646 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the participation of this state in the Southern High-Speed Rail Compact. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 788 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 795 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 865 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Invasive Species Coordinating Committee. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 877 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to study capital punishment in Texas. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 913 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to study capital punishment in Texas and to a moratorium on executions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1235 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to establishing the Legislative Education Board and transferring to the Legislative Education Board the statutorily assigned functions and activities of the State Board of Education and certain functions of the Legislative Budget Board. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1402 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a periodic review of state and local taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1549 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the creation, organization, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1578 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the establishment of a medical reinsurance system and to certain insurance reforms necessary to the efficient operation of that system; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1646 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to electric utility energy efficiency goals and programs and demand reduction targets; creating an office of energy efficiency deployment in the state energy conservation office. House: Energy Resources Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1724 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino and slot gaming in this state, the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission, and the powers and duties of the Texas Racing Commission; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1815 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the creation of a state agency to facilitate public-private partnerships to plan and take action regarding governmental projects. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2037 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Permanent School Fund Management Council to manage the permanent school fund; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2162 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Reentry Policy Task Force to review corrections policies, programs, and procedures for inmates released into the community. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2905 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the office of inspector general for the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2942 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al. Relating to accountability and transparency in government operations, including disclosure, oversight, and enforcement measures; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3097 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the creation, organization, governance, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, including the transfer of certain duties to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and to the regulation of certain franchised motor vehicle dealers; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
HB 3180 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the licensing and regulation of commercial dog and cat breeders and the regulation of dog and cat dealers; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3241 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to economic development in the state by creating economic development opportunities in counties that contain colonias and by developing the workforce by increasing adult literacy rates. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 3259 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Council on Children and Families and the Children's Behavioral Health Council. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3278 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the creation, organization, governance, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Vehicles; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3395 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the establishment of the Transportation Legislative Oversight Committee. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3689 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the functions and continuation of the Texas Youth Commission and the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission and to the functions of the Office of Independent Ombudsman for the Texas Youth Commission. House: Corrections
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 3946 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to establishing the office of property owners' association ombudsman. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 4067 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development of the Border Region. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Returned from the House for further action
HB 4178 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the creation of the Reentry Policy Council to review corrections policies, programs, and procedures for inmates released into the community. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 4238 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to establishing a state master plan for closing academic achievement gaps in public primary and secondary education. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 4263 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation of the Texas Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4345 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the creation of the Texas Center for Sustainable Business. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4373 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the independent office of consumer affairs for the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4571 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to a statewide electronic health records bank. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4652 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to issues affecting the region adjacent and within 100 kilometers of the international border with Mexico. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
HJR 19 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to establish legislative and congressional districts and revising constitutional redistricting procedures. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HJR 77 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Permanent School Fund Management Council to assume the duty of the State Board of Education to manage the permanent school fund and to allow the School Land Board to transfer funds from the permanent school fund to the available school fund. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
SB 89 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the prosecution, punishment, and prevention of offenses involving trafficking of persons or certain forced or sex-based labor or services, law enforcement training relating to the trafficking of persons, and the creation of the trafficking of persons investigation and prosecution account in the general revenue fund. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 115 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 160 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 266 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the review of information technology systems used by a state agency for compatibility with open standards. Senate: Government Organization Received from the Senate
SB 315 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 341 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to changing the name of the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Energy Commission. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 395 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to creation of the Early Childhood Health and Nutrition Interagency Council. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 482 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 608 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation of the Texas Center for Sustainable Business. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 621 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SB 626 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation, organization, governance, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Vehicles; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 664 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the establishment and operation of a public building mapping information system. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 691 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the establishment of the Texas Invasive Species Coordinating Committee. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 775 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of clinical laboratory science professionals; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1020 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to abolishing the Texas Youth Commission and the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission and transferring the powers and duties of those agencies to the newly created Texas Juvenile Justice Department and to the functions of the independent ombudsman for the Texas Youth Commission. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
SB 1084 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino and slot gaming in this state, the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission, and the powers and duties of the Texas Racing Commission; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1230 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the Legislative Committee on Aging and other initiatives relating to the aging population of this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1407 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the creation of the State Developmental Center Evaluation Authority and the residential placement of individuals with mental retardation. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1509 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the Correctional Facility Capacity Commission. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1646 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Council on Children and Families. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1910 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the licensing and regulation of commercial dog and cat breeders and the regulation of dog and cat dealers; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1973 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation and duties of the state energy savings performance contract advisory council. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Government Organization
Left pending in committee
SB 2004 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a statewide electronic health records bank. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2021 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to creating the Texas Early Learning Council. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2150 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the creation of a commission to study the practices and procedures of the Texas Legislature. Senate: Administration Left pending in committee
SB 2280 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of the Reentry Policy Council to review corrections policies, programs, and procedures for inmates released into the community. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2383 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to universal health coverage for Texans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2534 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to the creation of an interagency task force on economic growth and endangered species; providing information and direction regarding endangered species issues in certain areas of the state. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SR 1107 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 300. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HB 14 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to reorganizing certain state institutions that provide financing for cancer research, including creating the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, and information about certain cancer treatments; granting authority to issue bonds. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 36 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to a periodic review of state and local taxes. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 112 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HB 662 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to the coordination, improvement, and funding of certain programs and services for the prevention of and early intervention in child abuse and neglect. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 668 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the office of inspector general. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 756 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the Commission for Affordable and Accessible Health Benefit Plan Coverage. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 809 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a commission to study capital punishment in Texas and to a moratorium on executions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 898 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the creation of the Criminal Justice Legislative Oversight Committee. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 921 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the sharing of information among state agencies. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 1066 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to health information technology and the creation of the Texas Health Services Authority. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1405 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gambling activities in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1430 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development and Hispanic Studies. House: Border & International Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1799 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the appointment and duties of and the funding for an executive commissioner for the prevention of driving while intoxicated. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1879 80-0 (2007) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to a citizen trade policy commission and an office of trade development. House: Border & International Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2345 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the creation of the Texas Organic Agricultural Industry Advisory Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2692 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the creation of the Motor Vehicle Board and its powers and duties. House: Transportation Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2733 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the creation of an office of state contract management by the attorney general. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
No action taken in committee
HB 2747 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to appointing a commission to study and develop a recommended technical high school graduation program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2776 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation of the health and human services accountability legislative oversight committee. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 2803 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 2874 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to establishment of a state public school curriculum commission. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2877 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the office of inspector general. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2939 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the administration of agencies responsible for the regulation of, and workforce planning and policy development for, certain licensed health professions. House: Government Reform Reported favorably as substituted
HB 3199 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the creation of the Judicial Compensation Commission. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3335 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gaming and other gambling activities authorized by law in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HB 3351 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of casino gaming and other gambling activities in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HB 3389 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HB 3442 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the creation of the law enforcement integrity unit in the office of the attorney general. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
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 3745 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3777 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 3950 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to the establishment of the Health Professions Scope of Practice Review Commission. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3996 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 22 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to establish legislative and congressional districts and revising constitutional redistricting procedures. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HJR 63 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at certain racetracks and on Indian lands to provide additional money to fund governmental programs. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 98 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games by licensed racetrack operators and certain Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HJR 99 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing video lottery games at certain racetracks and on Indian lands, authorizing the regulation of gaming to provide additional money to fund governmental programs, and regulating the locations at which gambling may be conducted in this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HJR 100 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing video lottery games and casino gaming at certain racetracks, at certain tourist destination locations, and on Indian lands to provide additional money to fund governmental programs and regulating the locations at which gambling may be conducted in this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
SB 40 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to electronic health information. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 50 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to early childhood education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 263 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 383 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the sharing of information among state agencies. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 750 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to the creation of offices of inspectors general within certain state agencies. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Reform
SB 866 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Organic Agricultural Industry Advisory Board. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1055 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to establishing a commission to study and report on the projected need for faculty at public and private institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1068 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1121 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of the law enforcement integrity unit in the office of the attorney general. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1190 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the establishment of a commission on state government spending to address waste, fraud, and abuse in state agency operations. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 1292 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to reorganizing certain state institutions that provide financing for cancer research, including creating the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas; granting authority to issue bonds. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1359 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1457 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the establishment of a strategy for reducing child abuse and neglect and improving child welfare. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1629 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the creation of a foster care youth advisory council. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1741 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the creation of a state agency to perform the functions relating to the sex offender civil commitment program that are currently performed by the Council on Sex Offender Treatment. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1803 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to establishing an office of state statistician. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1907 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the administration of agencies responsible for the regulation of, and workforce planning and policy development for, certain licensed health professions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1911 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to universal health coverage for Texans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1919 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to establishing a commission to study and report on the allocation of state resources for medical education. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 41 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish a commission on state government spending to address waste, fraud, and abuse in state agency operations. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
HB 9 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gaming in this state; appropriating money; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 432 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a commission to study capital punishment in Texas and to a moratorium on executions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 493 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the creation of a commission to study capital punishment in Texas. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 618 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 955 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the regulation of financial businesses and practices; providing civil penalties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 1064 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to creating the Governor's Health Care Coordinating Council. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1169 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to an international trade council. House: Border & International Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1337 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1353 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to creation and operation of a guaranty fund for certain groups certified to self insure for workers' compensation insurance coverage and to service companies that administer the guaranty fund. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1486 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of a cervical cancer task force. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1685 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the establishment of an interagency coordinating council for the prevention of child abuse and neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1966 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an interagency task force to address the impact of globalization on this state. House: Border & International Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2160 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to the Texas Energy Education Council; authorizing the imposition of an assessment on producers of oil, gas, and condensate. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2170 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Subcommittee members named
HB 2676 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Subcommittee members named
HB 2752 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Subcommittee members named
HB 2854 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the creation of an office of inspector general at certain state agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2869 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 3094 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to the creation of the Texas Energy Planning Council. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3129 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the creation of a driver safety program for holders of provisional driver's licenses. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 3345 79-0 (2005) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the creation of the Texas Homefront Heroes program. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HB 3364 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the creation of a Civilian Oversight Commission and local district complaint offices; providing penalties. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 3368 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to establishing a State Emergency Medical Services Commission. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HJR 5 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games and the operation of other games of chance to supplement the video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian lands. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 64 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to establish legislative and congressional districts and revising constitutional redistricting procedures. House: Redistricting Subcommittee members named
HJR 78 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state and authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 83 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to establish legislative and congressional districts and revising constitutional redistricting procedures. House: Redistricting Subcommittee members named
HJR 93 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to establish legislative and congressional districts and revising constitutional redistricting procedures. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
SB 223 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 544 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the creation of a commission to study capital punishment in Texas. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1033 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the powers and duties of the Criminal Justice Advisory Council. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1263 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to ensure the quality of forensic science. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1404 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Redistricting
SB 1512 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the use and management of surface water resources and regional water planning. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1531 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to requiring a contractor or subcontractor to provide health insurance to its employees to participate in certain state contracts. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1634 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the Texas Energy Education Council; authorizing the imposition of an assessment on producers of oil, gas, and condensate. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1651 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to an office of inspector general at certain state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1713 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the creation of a study commission on transportation financing. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1744 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the creation of the Texas-Mexico Strategic Investment Commission. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Referred to Border and International Affairs
SJR 32 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games by certain Indian tribes on Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 40 79-1 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the management of the water resources of the state, including the protection of instream flows and freshwater inflows. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 58 79-1 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state to provide additional money to fund public education and other governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of other gambling activities in this state; appropriating money; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 86 79-1 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the use of the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HJR 18 79-1 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at certain racetracks and on Indian lands to provide additional money to fund public education and other governmental programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 15 79-1 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the management of the water resources of the state, including the protection of instream flows and freshwater inflows. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 7 79-1 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 18 79-2 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of a judicial compensation commission. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 357 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to study capital punishment in Texas and to a moratorium on executions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 486 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment and operation of a state-owned casino in Harris County; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 580 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the abolition of the University Interscholastic League and the establishment of the Texas Schoolchildren's Academic and Athletic Commission. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 730 78-0 (2003) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to residential construction, including certain warranties, building and performance standards, and dispute resolution; providing an administrative penalty. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 866 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the creation of a commission to study capital punishment in Texas. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 1403 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George Relating to the regulation of barbers and cosmetologists by the Texas Commission on Barbering and Cosmetology and the abolition of the State Board of Barber Examiners and the Texas Cosmetology Commission. House: Government Reform Considered in Calendars
HB 1487 78-0 (2003) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 1490 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the development and implementation of a statewide suicide prevention plan under the direction of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1495 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the registration of homebuilders. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 1521 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank | et. al. Relating to economic development, strategic planning, and other issues regarding military facilities, and the merger of certain state agencies with military responsibilities; granting authority to issue bonds. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1745 78-0 (2003) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the designation of the poet laureate, state musician, and state artists. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1814 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 2019 78-0 (2003) Author: Griggs, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the creation of a state advisory council with authority to promote research, education, treatment, and support activities related to persons with traumatic brain injuries. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2034 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the creation of a statewide sports commission. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2136 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2292 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 2523 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to the oversight of state programs supporting community justice assistance and supporting probation services for juvenile and adult offenders. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2596 78-0 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the abolishment of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and to the transfer of its powers and duties to the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 2750 78-0 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the creation and funding of the child support oversight council. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2834 78-0 (2003) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the licensing and regulation of surgical technologists; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2848 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to transferring power and authority over railroads from the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Department of Transportation and renaming the Railroad Commission of Texas as the Texas Energy Commission. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 3049 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the consolidation of certain state agencies having general governmental functions, including functions regarding information resources, purchasing, and building and space acquisition and management. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3181 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the creation of the Commission for State Health Expenditures. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3340 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to permitting of water rights for instream uses by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3368 78-0 (2003) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the Texas Energy Resource Council. House: Energy Resources No action taken in committee
HB 3472 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the abolition of the Texas Department of Economic Development; to the transfer of its functions to the Governor's Economic Development Division; and to the creation of the Texas Office of Tourism and the consolidation of the tourism functions of certain state agencies. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HCR 305 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2292. Signed by the Governor
SB 11 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to homeland security. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 90 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 444 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the creation of a commission to study capital punishment in Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 500 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 517 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Border Strategic Investment Commission. Senate: International Relations and Trade Co-author authorized
SB 652 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Corte, Frank | et. al.
Relating to economic development, strategic planning, and other issues regarding military facilities, and the merger of certain state agencies with military responsibilities; granting authority to issue bonds. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 773 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the registration of homebuilders. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 869 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to homeland security. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 1045 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1048 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the abolition of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Railroad Commission of Texas, the creation of the Texas Energy and Communications Commission, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the public utility commission and the railroad commission to the energy and communications commission and other state agencies. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
SB 1374 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to public waters and provision for environmental flows by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1421 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1842 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the creation of an office of inspector general. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1894 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing the imposition of gaming taxes for certain purposes including the establishment of scholarships for Texas students in public colleges and universities; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 6 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to establish legislative and congressional districts and revising constitutional redistricting procedures. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 15 78-1 (2003) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the transfer of the powers and duties of the comptroller of public accounts relating to state administration of the property tax system to the State Board on Property Valuation or the commissioner of the State Board on Property Valuation, as applicable. House: Government Reform Meeting cancelled
HB 51 78-1 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the creation of a select committee to study prison privatization. House: Government Reform
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 53 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government; making appropriations. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 69 78-1 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the oversight of the management of the assets of certain state retirement systems. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 88 78-1 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 1 78-1 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to establish legislative and congressional districts and revising constitutional redistricting procedures. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 6 78-1 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. Senate: Jurisprudence Co-author authorized
SB 22 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the organization, board membership, and functions of certain state agencies and to the transfer of certain functions to other state agencies; providing penalties. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Reform
SB 29 78-1 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to creating a Legislative Policy Council to perform policy analysis and related empirical analysis and research. Senate: Government Organization Committee report printed and distributed
SB 48 78-1 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission. Senate: Jurisprudence Co-author authorized
SJR 2 78-1 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to establish legislative and congressional districts and revising constitutional redistricting procedures. Senate: Jurisprudence Co-author authorized
HB 49 78-2 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2 78-2 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission. Filed
HB 42 78-3 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the redistricting of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 7 78-3 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 7 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to creating the Office of Rural Community Affairs. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 415 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the creation of the Texas Fair Drug Pricing Board; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 453 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the creation of the Agriculture Policy Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 578 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the creation of a commission and project to provide government services through a secure and uniform online system. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 616 77-0 (2001) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to creating the Office of Natural Resource Public Interest Counsel; creating a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 636 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to sexual assault prevention and crisis services. House: Judicial Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 720 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a commission to study capital punishment in Texas and to a moratorium on executions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 967 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to ensuring an appropriate care setting for a person with a disability. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1012 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the regulation of professional geoscientists; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1183 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the regulation of surgical assistants; granting rulemaking authority; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1308 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the creation of an office within the Health and Human Services Commission for coordinating the delivery of early childhood services. BE ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1977 77-0 (2001) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to creating the Tourism Coordinating Council. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 2259 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the designation and functions of a state demographer. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
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 2439 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to uses of balances in the inaugural fund. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
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HB 2492 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the state employee incentive and productivity program. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2519 77-0 (2001) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2523 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the powers and duties of the State Investment Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2542 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to the advisory committee for the Center for Rural Health Initiatives. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2584 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a commission to study geriatrics as a requisite for medical school graduation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2773 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the Department of Information Resources' oversight of electronic projects. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3154 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the establishment of an asthma and allergy research advisory committee in the Texas Department of Health. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Tagged
HB 3348 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the Texas Energy Resource Council; authorizing the imposition of an assessment on producers of oil, gas, and condensate. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3622 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Innocence Commission; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HCR 297 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 7. Signed by the Governor
HJR 69 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to certain operations of state and local government. House: Constitutional Revision, Select Postponed
HJR 74 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the investment and management of the permanent school fund. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 86 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish the State Investment Commission, with authority to invest state funds. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 147 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. Senate: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
SB 187 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the creation of an authority and related projects and duties regarding government services provided through online systems. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 195 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the Border Trade Advisory Committee. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 212 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to abolishing the office of commissioner of education, creating the education commission, and transferring the powers and duties of the commissioner of education to the education commission. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 326 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to the creation of an initiative unit to develop a Texas-Mexico Commerce and International Relations Coordinated Plan. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 349 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 367 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to ensuring an appropriate care setting for a person with a disability. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 405 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the regulation of professional geoscientists; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 428 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of an electronic grants management system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 430 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to certain safety programs in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 656 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the designation and functions of a state demographer. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 662 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to combining the office of public insurance counsel, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and the office of public interest counsel of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission into a single independent office of public interest counsel; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 665 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to the creation of an office within the Health and Human Services Commission for coordinating the delivery of early childhood services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 680 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to study capital punishment in Texas. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1063 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to creating a task force to study the use of state office space. Senate: Administration No action taken in committee
SB 1188 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the creation of an office of inspector general. Senate: Administration Left pending in committee
SB 1557 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the licensing of certain residential contractors; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1751 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the Texas Energy Resource Council. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1756 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to creating the Office of Rural Community Affairs. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1825 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to state energy policy and the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Energy Policy Council. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1837 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the creation of the Texas Border Strategic Investment Commission; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SCR 53 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Creating the Communities in Schools of Texas State Advisory Council. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Referred to House Administration
SJR 5 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to determine legislative and congressional districts and revising the constitutional redistricting provisions. Senate: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 34 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the regulation of professional geoscientists; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 55 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the creation of a state agency to promote economic development in the region bordering the Rio Grande. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 235 76-0 (1999) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al. Relating to creating the Office of Natural Resource Public Interest Counsel; creating a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 406 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to long-term care for public employees. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 526 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the restructuring of the electric industry and to the continuation of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Office of Public Utility Counsel. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 564 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to a border commerce coordinator designated by the governor. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective immediately
HB 752 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the regulation of the practice of naturopathic medicine; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 839 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the public school ethics curriculum committee. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1088 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to the regulation of sociological practitioners; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1232 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the creation of a single state board and a single commissioner to oversee and administer public and higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1311 76-0 (1999) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the creation of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke to develop a program to prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Referred to Health Services
HB 1469 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to annexations by a municipality. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 1549 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the operation of a business in the State of Texas. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1770 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the Texas Teaching Fellows Commission. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1918 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the Texas Department of Transportation planning of multimodal and intermodal transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 2000 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the ratification of the Southern Dairy Compact; providing civil penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 2022 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the designation of a small business advocate to head the Office of Small Business Assistance. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2155 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas State Board of Mechanical Industries and the regulation of plumbing and mechanical laws and programs by that board; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2244 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to coordination of transportation services provided to clients of health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2322 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to creation, powers, and duties of the Task Force on Educational Aides. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2368 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment and operation of state-owned casinos; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2411 76-0 (1999) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the creation of the Health and Human Services Policy Council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2599 76-0 (1999) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to prescribed burning. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2741 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the creation of the State Claims Commission for certain contract claims. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2836 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the establishment and duties of the position of public information advocate within the office of the attorney general. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3283 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the creation of a state council with authority to promote research, education, treatment, and support activities related to persons with brain injuries. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3508 76-0 (1999) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to creating the Texas Commission on Spinal Cord Research. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3730 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3737 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Port Regionalization and Megaport Advisory Committee. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3754 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to creation of the Charter School Commission. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HCR 313 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make a technical correction in H.B. No. 2022. Signed by the Governor
SB 71 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the creation of the Judicial Compensation Commission. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
SB 97 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to long-term care for public employees. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 129 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the regulation of professional geoscientists; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 146 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to the regulation of the practice of naturopathic medicine; providing penalties. Senate: Health Services Left pending in committee
SB 495 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy
Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Defense Affairs and Texas Strategic Military Planning Commission. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 552 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the creation of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke to develop a program to prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 670 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al. Relating to establishing a commission to study and make recommendations for revision of the Texas Constitution. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 737 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the ratification of the Southern Dairy Compact; providing civil penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Agriculture by President
SB 756 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the Texas Teaching Fellows Commission. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 811 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to establishing the Texas Commission on Participation in Education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 904 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to creating the Office of Natural Resource Public Interest Counsel; creating a criminal penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1014 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain contractors; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1079 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the duties of the office of the attorney general with regard to the public information law. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1597 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Commission on Men. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1688 76-0 (1999) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the establishment and administration of the education endowment fund. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1697 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the formation of a commission to study issues relating to the consolidation of local governments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1805 76-0 (1999) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to creation, powers, and duties of the Task Force on Educational Aides. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SJR 10 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of a judicial compensation commission. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 27 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Texas Redistricting Commission to establish legislative and congressional districts and to revise the constitutional redistricting provisions. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to establishing the Texas Healthy Kids Corporation and other other health benefit coverage to increase access to health care for children. House: Public Health
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 5 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the development and management of the water resources of the state; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 12 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the restructuring of the electric industry. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 37 75-0 (1997) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the regulation of plastering contractors; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 66 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to unfunded state mandates on political subdivisions. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 160 75-0 (1997) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to the Texas Workforce Commission on apprenticeship and job-training issues. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 191 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to legislative review and gubernatorial suspension of certain rules of state agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 232 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the Multiculturism Curriculum Task Force. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 408 75-0 (1997) Author: West, George Relating to the regulation of sociological practitioners; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
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 443 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development and Hispanic Studies. House: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 466 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the establishment and operation of a program to provide guardianship services to certain incapacitated adults. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 514 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas child care fund. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 518 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the creation of a judicial compensation commission. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 595 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to development of a statewide consumer guide for senior citizens. House: Human Services Subcommittee members named
HB 734 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to development of a statewide consumer guide for senior citizens. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 744 75-0 (1997) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the regulation of geologists and geophysicists; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 805 75-0 (1997) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to establishing policy boards for certain public institutions of higher education to assist in the governance of those institutions. House: Higher Education Committee report filed with Chief Clerk
HB 828 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to legislative review and gubernatorial suspension of certain rules of state agencies. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 840 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al. Relating to the State Cemetery. House: State, Federal & International Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 876 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the application process for state loan and loan guaranty programs. House: Financial Institutions Laid on the table subject to call
HB 987 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the development of a quality-based system of reimbursing nursing facilities under the state Medicaid program. House: Human Services Rules suspended
HB 1072 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the regulation of retail stores. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1083 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Human Resource Task Force and the streamlining of the organizational structures of state agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1099 75-0 (1997) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the creation of a rating system and consumer report cards for the comparison of health care plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1191 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the Texas Education Policy Council and the Texas Education Coordinating Council. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1216 75-0 (1997) Author: Edwards, Al | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Emancipation Juneteenth Cultural and Historical Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1263 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Guardianship Advisory Board and the establishment of local guardianship centers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1301 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the oversight of the private sector prison industries program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1344 75-0 (1997) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to review of the termination of certain insurance agents; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1390 75-0 (1997) Author: Serna, Gilbert Relating to the regulation of homeopathic and integrated medicine. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1414 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Community Reinvestment work group. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1428 75-0 (1997) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Galloway, Michael
Relating to the creation and operation of a commission to coordinate the celebration of the centennial of the discovery of the Spindletop Oil Field. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1437 75-0 (1997) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to the creation of an emergency telephone call box system for highway users in this state. House: Transportation Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1469 75-0 (1997) Author: West, George Relating to the creation of a panel with authority to approve the release of the state's interest in land in certain circumstances. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1511 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the administration and allocation of Medicaid and other funds used to pay for graduate medical education. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1544 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the licensing and regulation of public adjusters; providing criminal penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1550 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the juvenile justice system. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1609 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prepare and implement a regional habitat conservation plan or habitat conservation plan or to enter into a conservation agreement. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1643 75-0 (1997) Author: Palmer, Sue Relating to judicial review of state agency orders and decisions and of the validity of agency rules under the Administrative Procedure Act. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1644 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al. Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technologists and other persons who perform radiologic procedures. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1695 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the continuation and operation of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, the provision of services to children and families, and suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties. House: Human Services Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1781 75-0 (1997) Author: Shields, John | et. al. Relating to creating a governor's committee to study cost control in state government. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1812 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the preservation, management, and disposition of state records and other historical resources. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1845 75-0 (1997) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, including the nonsubstantive codification of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 74th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1872 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the procedures that apply to an annexation by a home-rule municipality; providing penalties. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
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 1942 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to creating the home and community personal attendant services program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1945 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the establishment of caseload standards for certain employees of the Texas Department of Human Services or the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1954 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to declaring a temporary moratorium on annexation and establishing a commission to study annexation procedures. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2036 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the transfer of child support enforcement duties from the Office of the Attorney General and the creation of the Texas Family Support Commission. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2133 75-0 (1997) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the State Office of Risk Management and to provisions of workers' compensation insurance coverage for state employees. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2135 75-0 (1997) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the regulation of wall and ceiling contractors; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2219 75-0 (1997) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to lead poisoning screening and lead inspection and abatement requirements for certain facilities; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2223 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Rio Grande River Authority Commission. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2224 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the consolidation of investigations of fraud in the provision of health and human services and other improvements in identifying and preventing fraud. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2295 75-0 (1997) Author: Oakley, Keith | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to excavation operations that may damage underground facilities; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2312 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the creation of the Small Business Advocacy Office within the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2336 75-0 (1997) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the purchase of goods and services by the state and to purchasing services provided by the state to local governments. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2341 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen Relating to certification of bail bondsmen by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2362 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to annexations by a municipality. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2364 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the oversight of recently completed annexations by certain municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2385 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study of the state's health and human services needs. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2407 75-0 (1997) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the abolition of the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2416 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the creation of the Texas Real Estate Inspector Licensing Board and the regulation of real estate inspectors; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2417 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the registration of Reiki Practitioners; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2453 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Advisory Commission on Military Forces in Texas. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2471 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to establishing a center for the study and prevention of juvenile crime and delinquency at Prairie View A&M University. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2500 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to state agency loan and loan guarantee programs, the creation, administration, and operation of the Texas Economic Development Agency to administer state agency loan and loan guarantee programs and to engage in capital formation initiatives to further the state's economic and agricultural development goals, and to the abolition of the Texas Department of Commerce and the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2509 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a pilot program for the treatment of Alzheimer's patients. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2517 75-0 (1997) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to audits and annual performance reports of junior college districts. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2574 75-0 (1997) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Affordable Housing Commission. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2590 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the creation of the Texas At-Risk Youth Task Force. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2596 75-0 (1997) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the Texas Information and Referral Network providing information on health and human services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
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 2691 75-0 (1997) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to a requirement that the Railroad Commission of Texas conduct a study of the East Texas Oil Field. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2698 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to judicial efficiency. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2699 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Council on Sex Offender Treatment and to the administration of certain of those functions by the Texas Department of Health. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2719 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to a study of the state tax structure and tax laws and the repeal of certain tax laws. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
HB 2721 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the TexShare library consortium. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2777 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to eligibility determination and service delivery of health and human services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2782 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the use of suitable state property for community gardens and farmers markets for the benefit of low-income and needy families. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2872 75-0 (1997) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to declaring a temporary moratorium on annexation and establishing a commission to study annexation procedures. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3067 75-0 (1997) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette Relating to the operation of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and the Texas Housing Corporation. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3133 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to legislative oversight of an integrated delivery system for health and human services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3211 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to development of a statewide consumer guide on child care. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3250 75-0 (1997) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to dog and cat sterilization and the issuance of Animal Friendly license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3258 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the implementation of the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3265 75-0 (1997) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the regulation of surgical technologists and surgical first assistants; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3281 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to local court processing for child support cases and to enforcement of child support orders; providing penalties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 3283 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the administration of the child support enforcement duties of the Office of Attorney General. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 3284 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the creation of the Texas Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 3299 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation, appointment, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission and to the transfer to that commission of the powers and duties of the Texas Racing Commission and the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3342 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to creating the Texas Public Health Foundation and the Texas Public Health Foundation Commission. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3352 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen Relating to arbitration of certain claims against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice arising from the construction of certain state correctional facilities. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3365 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the consolidation of state telecommunications services into a nonprofit corporation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3387 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the duties and operations of a watermaster's office, reimbursement of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission for the compensation and necessary expenses of a watermaster's office, and creation of the watermaster fund. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3447 75-0 (1997) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the regulation of geologists, geophysicists, and soil scientists; providing an administrative and a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3604 75-0 (1997) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the abolition of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies and the transfer of the functions of that agency to the State Board of Security Agencies. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 282 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Requesting the appointment of a Commission on Men. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 49 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of a judicial compensation commission. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HJR 85 75-0 (1997) Author: Shields, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Texas Redistricting Commission and to revise the constitutional redistricting provisions. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 105 75-0 (1997) Author: Shields, John Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the legislature may create a commission to recommend abolishing or reducing the size of state agencies and require future legislatures to accept or reject, but not amend, the commission's recommendations. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the development and management of the water resources of the state; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 14 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to long-term care for public employees. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
SB 30 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to fraud and improper payments under the state Medicaid program and other welfare programs and to the creation of a criminal offense; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 84 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the licensure and regulation of nursing facility administrators; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 154 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to the Texas Workforce Commission on apprenticeship and job-training issues. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 190 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of nursing homes and similar facilities; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 211 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas child care fund and to the development of a statewide guide on child care. House: Economic Development
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 257 75-0 (1997) Author: Luna, Gregory | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the regulation of the practice of naturopathic medicine; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 259 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the regulation of roofing contractors; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Returned to committee
SB 273 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Relating to development of a statewide consumer guide for senior citizens and to coordination of state activities relating to aging; authorizing a study relating to long-term health care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 281 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to development of a statewide consumer guide for senior citizens. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 291 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the regulation of orthotists and prosthetists; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
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 305 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 323 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to judicial training and continuing education for administrative law judges of the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 328 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the creation of the Judicial Compensation Commission. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Finance
Considered in Calendars
SB 339 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce Relating to the establishment of the Texas child care fund and compensation of certain child care providers. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 359 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and operation of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, the provision of services to children and families, and suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
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 368 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Council on Sex Offender Treatment and to the administration of certain of those functions by the Texas Department of Health. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 370 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation, the abolition of the Texas Turnpike Authority, and the creation of regional tollway authorities; authorizing the issuance of bonds and the imposition of taxes; granting the power of eminent domain; and providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 371 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Telford, Barry
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and the transfer of certain commission functions to the state fire marshal and the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 387 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the use of a rating system and consumer report cards to compare certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Considered in Calendars
SB 394 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the application process for state loan and loan guaranty programs. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 416 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the enforcement and collection of child support payments. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 434 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the provision and coordination of certain mental health services provided in certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 486 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Kubiak, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of geologists, geophysicists, and soil scientists; providing an administrative and a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Returned to committee
SB 543 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the establishment of caseload standards for certain employees of the Texas Department of Human Services or the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 546 75-0 (1997) Author: Carona, John Relating to the licensing and regulation of public adjusters; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 586 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the creation of the Guardianship Advisory Board. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 617 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the practice and conduct of registered nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 645 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Ramsay, Tom
Relating to state fiscal matters, including holidays, employee compensation and deductions, reports, consultants, and the comptroller's powers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 671 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Community Reinvestment work group. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 741 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the consolidation of investigations of fraud in the provision of health and human services and other improvements in identifying and preventing fraud. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 746 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to property tax increment financing and property tax abatements. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 761 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the regulation of wall and ceiling contractors; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 801 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the consolidation of investigations of fraud in the provision of health and human services and other improvements in identifying and preventing fraud. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 892 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the formation of a commission to study issues relating to the consolidation of local governments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to subcommittee
SB 898 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, including the nonsubstantive codification of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 74th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 932 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Relating to abolishing the Texas Department of Commerce and transferring its powers and duties to the newly created Texas Department of Economic Development and to certain other economic development programs in the state. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 937 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the creation of the Texas Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 942 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to creating a governor's committee to study cost control in state government. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 943 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technologists and other persons who perform radiologic procedures. Senate: Health & Human Services Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 973 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the State Cemetery and the creation of the State Cemetery Committee. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1041 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the International Trade Task Force and the promotion and development of international trade. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1049 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Community Environmental Equity Board and the creation of the community environmental equity fund. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1058 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to review of the termination of certain insurance agents; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1073 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to legislative review and gubernatorial suspension of certain rules of state agencies. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1097 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of the Texas Real Estate Inspector Licensing Board and the regulation of real estate inspectors; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1112 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Relating to development of a statewide guide on child care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1129 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to review of the termination of contracts with certain insurance agents; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1133 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the creation of an emergency telephone call box system for highway users in this state. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1136 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prepare and implement a regional habitat conservation plan or habitat conservation plan or to enter into a conservation agreement. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Land and Resource Management
SB 1185 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to establishing a center for the study and prevention of juvenile crime and delinquency at Prairie View A&M University. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
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 1246 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a statewide rural health care system. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1265 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the abolition of the Texas Department of Commerce, and the consolidation of economic development and tourism activities from the Texas Department of Commerce and other agencies into the Office of Economic Development and Tourism and a public-private effort called "Partnership Texas." Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1271 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the creation of the Human Resource Task Force and the streamlining of the organizational structures of state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1301 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to parking, vehicle traffic, and security in the Capitol Complex. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 1355 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the regulation of certain retail sellers and retail establishments; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1406 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the duties and operations of a watermaster's office, reimbursement of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission for the compensation and necessary expenses of a watermaster's office, and creation of the watermaster fund. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1433 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the consolidation of state telecommunications services into a nonprofit corporation. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1443 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to arbitration of certain claims against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice arising from the construction of certain state correctional facilities. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1489 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to adult literacy funding and coordination. Senate: Finance No action taken in subcommittee
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 1535 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation of the State Board of Communities In Schools and the operation and expansion of a statewide Communities In Schools program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1536 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to legislative oversight of an integrated delivery system for health and human services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1580 75-0 (1997) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of plastering contractors; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Record vote
SB 1598 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the use of suitable state property for community gardens and farmers markets for the benefit of low-income and needy families. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Co-author authorized
SB 1602 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to annexations by a municipality. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1675 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation, administration, and financing of a regional communications district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1685 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the requirement of registration of Construction Contractors who engage in contracts with any governmental agency or municipality within the State of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1742 75-0 (1997) Author: Galloway, Michael Relating to the oversight of recently completed annexations by certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1745 75-0 (1997) Author: Galloway, Michael Relating to declaring a temporary moratorium on annexation and establishing a commission to study annexation procedures. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1752 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the purchase of goods and services by the state and to purchasing services provided by the state to local governments. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1775 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to creating the Insurance Fraud Prevention Board and the insurance fraud prevention fund and making an appropriation. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1852 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Affordable Housing Task Force. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1853 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the consolidation of state telecommunications services into a nonprofit corporation. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SCR 58 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Directing the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to establish an Intergovernmental Task Force on Housing Investment. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 75 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Authorizing the creation of a commission to study the creation of an institution of higher education to be located in the southern portion of the County of Dallas. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SCR 95 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel Authorizing the creation of the Texas Education Telecommunications Coordinating Committee. House: State Affairs
Senate: Education
Referred to State Affairs
SCR 111 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Requesting that the governor appoint a Commission on Men. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
SJR 20 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of a judicial compensation commission. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Finance
Considered in Calendars
SJR 41 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Texas Redistricting Commission to establish legislative and congressional districts and to revise the constitutional redistricting provisions. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Leg & Cong Redistricting Referred to subcommittee
SR 956 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Requesting that the governor appoint a Commission on Men. Reported enrolled
HB 10 74-0 (1995) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the adoption of the Environment Code; providing penalties. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 88 74-0 (1995) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the constitutional defense council to study, monitor, and advise this state on certain matters involving action of the federal government and to authorizing legal action by this state to challenge or oppose certain federal laws or other actions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 152 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to the abolition of the Texas Public Finance Authority and the Bond Review Board and the transfer of their powers and duties to the Office of Debt Management; creating the Office of Debt Management and authorizing the office as a central agency to issue certain bonds. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 244 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to ensuring that the state and its local governments and citizens receive all available federal assistance in connection with the reduction, closure, or conversion of federal military bases in this state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 284 74-0 (1995) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to regulation of locksmiths; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 369 74-0 (1995) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the operation and funding of small employer health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 554 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to creation, powers, and duties of the Public Assistance Fraud Oversight Task Force. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 578 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of a state interagency task force on electronic benefits transfers. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 655 74-0 (1995) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the recodification of statutes relating to parents and children and suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 667 74-0 (1995) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the regulation of auctions and auctioneers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 682 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the regulation of certain animal control officers; providing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
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 717 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to financing public education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 787 74-0 (1995) Author: Hernandez, Christine Relating to the creation of an office of parental involvement at the Central Education Agency. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 810 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and to retention elections for those justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 870 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the health care purchasing office. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 894 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the establishment of caseload standards for certain employees of the Texas Department of Human Services or the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 914 74-0 (1995) Author: Counts, David Relating to the adoption of the Interstate Insurance Receivership Compact by this state. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 925 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the regulation of geologists and geophysicists; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
HB 1032 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to studying and improving the structure and use of state agency field offices. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1033 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to health and workers' compensation insurance coverage providing benefits to employees of the state and local governments. House: Pensions and Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 1048 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the creation of the Texas Health Care Information Council; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1062 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to develop electronic benefits transfer systems that permit the use of food stamps in farmers markets. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1193 74-0 (1995) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation of orthotists and prosthetists; providing a civil penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1223 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the regulation of barbers and cosmetologists under the Texas Board of Barber and Cosmetologist Examiners and the abolition of the State Board of Barber Examiners and the Texas Cosmetology Commission. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1266 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to creating an ombudsman office to represent private property owners in certain proceedings. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 1285 74-0 (1995) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the creation of the Commission on Bail Enforcement Agent Standards and Education and the regulation of the practices of bail enforcement agents. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1313 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the Texas Seafood-Linked Industries Research, Educational, and Consumer Safety Program; making an appropriation. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1349 74-0 (1995) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the consolidation of certain programs regarding unemployment compensation, job training, labor and employment, and workforce development, the creation of a statewide workforce development system, and the operations of the Texas Employment Commission. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1354 74-0 (1995) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to investment of certain public funds. House: Pensions and Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 1390 74-0 (1995) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to requiring a quail stamp for hunting quail; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal
HB 1403 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the provision of services and other assistance to needy people, including health and human services and assistance in becoming self-dependent. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1409 74-0 (1995) Author: McDonald, Nancy | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to children and family issues, including health and human services issues. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 1415 74-0 (1995) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to the detection and prevention of osteoporosis. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1427 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to supported employment of persons with a disability. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1460 74-0 (1995) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to establishment of the office of administrative rule review within the office of the governor. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1464 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Houston Downtown Management District. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1515 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the creation of the Environmental Equity Fund consisting of penalties from the enforcement of pollution prevention laws. House: Appropriations Referred to subcommittee
HB 1519 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the licensing and regulation of licensed hypnotherapists. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Failed to pass to engrossment
HB 1639 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to the establishment of an interagency task force to integrate licensing and permit requirements of regulated businesses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1655 74-0 (1995) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to the regulation of plastering contractors; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1662 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1684 74-0 (1995) Author: Place, Allen | et. al. Relating to children and family issues, including education and health and human services and juvenile justice issues; providing penalties. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1764 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the licensing of certain residential contractors; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1781 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the operation of the Texas Board of Plumbing and Mechanical Work and the regulation of plumbing and mechanical laws and programs by that board; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1798 74-0 (1995) Author: McCoulskey, Huey
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation of a panel with authority to approve the release of the state's interest in land in certain circumstances. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 1841 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al. Relating to the creation of a license management program for certain commercial fishing. House: State Recreational Resources Coauthor Authorized
HB 1846 74-0 (1995) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Relating to the establishment of the El Paso Quadricentennial Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1862 74-0 (1995) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to the private enforcement and collection of child support payments under the Child Support Collection Privatization Council. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1863 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to eligibility for and the provision of services and programs for needy people, including children; to assistance in becoming or remaining self-dependent; and to the responsibility of parents and others to assist needy people, including children, in becoming or remaining self-dependent; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1888 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the regulation of lead-based paint activities and hazards; providing civil, administrative, and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1906 74-0 (1995) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to the establishment of the Health Professions Workforce Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1925 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to establishment of the agency human resource center within the office of the governor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1936 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the child fatality review team committee and child fatality review teams. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1996 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the creation of the Bureau of Hispanic Affairs. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2072 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of public adjusters; providing criminal penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 2128 74-0 (1995) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the regulation of telecommunications utilities, to the provision of telecommunications and related services, and to the continuation of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2188 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to the regulation of orthotists and prosthetists; providing a civil penalty. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2198 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to establishing a pilot program to use suitable underutilized state property for community gardens and farmers markets for the benefit of low-income and needy families. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2217 74-0 (1995) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the licensing of amusement event ticket brokers; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 2219 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to establishing the Center for Ports and Waterways. House: Transportation Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2220 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the development of distance learning and related activities by institutions of higher education and to a Distance Learning Clearinghouse. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2237 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to creating an interim committee to study the feasibility of establishing a privately operated telephone service for inmates and defendants confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2320 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of the Texas Real Estate Inspector Board and the regulation of real estate inspectors; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2327 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a prepaid higher education tuition program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2335 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to coordinated and efficient long-term care planning and access. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2341 74-0 (1995) Author: Ramsay, Tom
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to research for the control of fire ants. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2380 74-0 (1995) Author: Hernandez, Christine Relating to cooperation between school districts and institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2392 74-0 (1995) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the creation of statewide preceptorship programs in general internal medicine and general pediatrics and the expansion of primary care residency position. House: Higher Education Coauthor Authorized
HB 2412 74-0 (1995) Author: West, George Relating to the regulation of sociological practitioners; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2468 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of an advisory committee for the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services on programs for promoting the adoption of and provision of services to minority children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
HB 2490 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to audits of certain state loan programs. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Record vote
HB 2535 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the state auditor, the operation of the state auditor's office, and the management of state auditing and risk assessment. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2536 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Renato Relating to establishing a citrus budwood certification program for the designation of foundation groves containing citrus trees from which citrus budwood is certified as free of certain pathogens and as to type of citrus variety; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2546 74-0 (1995) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the regulation of cemeteries and places of burial; providing criminal penalties. House: State, Federal & International Relations Left pending in committee
HB 2602 74-0 (1995) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the establishment of a state cooperative and private cooperatives for the purchase of insurance for certain fire departments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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
HB 2705 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to creation of the Office of Public Guardian. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2707 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to certification and licensing of certain court-appointed interpreters; providing a penalty. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2742 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the regulation of certain clinical laboratory science practitioners and the practice of clinical laboratory science; providing for fees and administrative, civil, and criminal penalties; providing for denial, suspension, probation, or revocation of a license. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2769 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to the purchase of goods and services by the state and to purchasing services provided by the state to local governments. House: State Affairs Point of order sustained
HB 2774 74-0 (1995) Author: Serna, Gilbert Relating to the regulation of a commercial laundry; providing penalties. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2780 74-0 (1995) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to arbitration of certain claims against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice arising from the construction of certain state correctional facilities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2821 74-0 (1995) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to the representation of college and university students on the governing boards of their university systems. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2856 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to creation of the Texas Food Security Council. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2907 74-0 (1995) Author: Place, Allen Relating to the creation of a Crime Victims' Institute in the Office of the Attorney General; creating the Crime Victims' Institute Fund, a dedicated fund in the state treasury. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2911 74-0 (1995) Author: Counts, David Relating to financial solvency requirements for certain insurers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2932 74-0 (1995) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the regulation of the practice of kinesiotherapy, including the creation of The Texas Advisory Board of Kinesiotherapy. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2990 74-0 (1995) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the regulation of certain proprietary schools; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2999 74-0 (1995) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians and electrical contractors; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3039 74-0 (1995) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the regulation of the practice of kinesiotherapy; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3069 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to judicial review of state agency orders and decisions and of the validity of agency rules under the Administrative Procedure Act. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3090 74-0 (1995) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the authority of certain nurses to exercise limited authority to prescribe drugs. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3174 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Houston Downtown Management District. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 3210 74-0 (1995) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to rulemaking by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission in relation to vehicle emissions and similar clean air programs and to advisory participation in that rulemaking. House: Environmental Regulation No action taken in committee
HB 3220 74-0 (1995) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the collection, management, and recycling of used oil and used oil filters. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3236 74-0 (1995) Author: Corte, Frank | et. al. Relating to the management of the Edwards Aquifer. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HCR 186 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry
Sponsor: Montford, John
Endorsing and announcing the creation and appointment of an Events Subcommittee for the observance of the State of Texas Sesquicentennial. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HJR 18 74-0 (1995) Author: McCoulskey, Huey Proposing a constitutional amendment creating a panel with authority to approve the release of the state's interest in land that is held by a person in good faith under color of title. House: Land and Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HJR 95 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a redistricting commission to propose redistricting plans to the legislature and revising certain redistricting procedures. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 22 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the provision of services and other assistance to needy people, including health and human services and assistance in becoming self-dependent. Senate: Health & Human Services Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 87 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authorization and regulation of limited casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 103 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to providing guardianship services and a pooled income trust for incapacitated persons. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 142 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to fair access to certain insurance coverage. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 196 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the establishment of caseload standards for certain employees of the Texas Department of Human Services or the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 262 74-0 (1995) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the investigation of child abuse and the protection of abused children. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 330 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment, powers, and duties of the Texas Residential and Commercial Insurance Plan Association. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 377 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to state agency loan and loan guarantee programs. Senate: State Affairs Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
SB 406 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to health care purchasing by state agencies. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 408 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John | et. al. Relating to health and workers' compensation insurance coverage providing benefits to employees of the state and local governments or retired employees or annuitants. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 441 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to the regulation of geologists and geophysicists; providing a civil and criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 484 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of the Texas Juvenile Justice Task Force to create and codify the juvenile justice system code. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 517 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to authorizing targeted investments by certain retirement systems to stimulate community development. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 544 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to lead-based paint activities in target housing; providing civil, administrative, and criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 573 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Jim | et. al. Relating to children and family issues, including education and health and human services and juvenile justice issues; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 596 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the consolidation of certain programs regarding job training, labor, and employment, the creation of a statewide workforce development system, and the creation and operation of the Texas Workforce Development Department. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 606 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to the detection and prevention of osteoporosis. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 617 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation of an office of parental involvement at the Central Education Agency. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 637 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to develop electronic benefits transfer systems that permit the use of food stamps in farmers markets. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 715 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of public adjusters; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
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 750 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the creation of a license management program for certain commercial fishing. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 797 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the establishment of the Texas Family Support Agency and the administration of a statewide plan for child support. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 844 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of the office of access to financial services within The Finance Commission of Texas. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 850 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the provision of vocational, technical, and other freshman- and sophomore-level education by certain public institutions of higher education, the reorganization of the Texas State Technical College System, and the establishment of an advanced or emerging technology grant fund to support certain public technical institute and public junior college programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 852 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to work programs and training for children committed to the Texas Youth Commission, franchise tax credits for participating industries, and optional ad valorem tax abatement from cities and counties for businesses providing training and employment for such children. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 874 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the requirement of DNA analysis of certain defendants as a condition of community supervision and of certain inmates and to the creation of a DNA database within the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas; providing penalties. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Public Safety
SB 984 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Community Environmental Equity Board and the creation of the community environmental equity fund. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1099 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1111 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to the creation and duties of the petroleum storage tank review board. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 1135 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1143 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the creation of the Texas Health Care Information Council; providing civil penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1163 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the establishment of the El Paso Quadricentennial Commission. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1173 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Cuellar, Renato
Relating to establishing a citrus budwood certification program for the designation of foundation groves containing citrus trees from which citrus budwood is certified as free of certain pathogens and as to type of citrus variety; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1223 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to establishing the Center for Ports and Waterways. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1276 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to the creation and administration of the Crime Victims' Institute and advisory council and the Crime Victims' Institute account. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1280 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the creation of statewide preceptorship programs in general internal medicine and general pediatrics and the expansion of primary care residency positions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1321 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the purchase of goods and services by the state and to purchasing services provided by the state to local governments. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1359 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the Office of Natural Resource Public Interest Counsel. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1368 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Leg & Cong Redistricting Ref. to Cmte of Whole on Leg. & Cong. Red.
SB 1382 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of the Texas Real Estate Inspector Board and the regulation of real estate inspectors; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1393 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of certain nurses to exercise limited authority to prescribe drugs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1474 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to establishing a pilot program to use suitable underutilized state property for community gardens and farmers markets for the benefit of low income and needy families. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1475 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to creation of the Texas Food Security Council. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1485 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the child fatality review team committee and child fatality review teams and to the reporting and investigation of deaths of certain children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1503 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to the state auditor, the operation of the state auditor's office, and the management of state auditing and risk assessment. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1507 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to the private enforcement and collection of child support payments under the Child Support Collection Privatization Council. Senate: Jurisprudence Subcommittee meeting cancelled
SB 1528 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment of the school-to-work component of the state's workforce development system and to the creation of the Texas Skill Standards Board. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
SB 1539 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the establishment of a prepaid higher education tuition program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1556 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment of a property and casualty market assistance program by the Commissioner of Insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1599 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the creation of the Texas-Mexico Border Environmental Education Council. House: State Affairs
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1616 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to arbitration of certain claims against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice arising from the construction of certain state correctional facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1620 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Houston Downtown Management District; granting the authority to issue bonds; authorizing a tax. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1641 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the regulation of certain clinical laboratory science practitioners and the practice of clinical laboratory science; providing for fees and administrative, civil, and criminal penalties; providing for denial, suspension, probation, or revocation of a license. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1685 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the detection and prevention of prostate cancer. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SJR 19 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment creating a panel with authority to approve the release of the state's interest in land that is held by a person in good faith under color of title. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 52 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Texas Redistricting Commission and to revise the constitutional redistricting provisions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 41 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Academy of Foreign Languages and Culture. House: International & Cultural Relations Returned to committee
HB 42 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Rio Grande River Authority Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 154 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the adoption of minimal safety standards for elevators, escalators, and related equipment, to the creation of the elevator advisory board, and to inspections of elevators, escalators, and related equipment; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 246 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Commission on Juvenile Issues. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 256 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the Multiculturism Curriculum Task Force. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 300 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Small Business Equity Commission and the development of certain businesses; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 343 73-0 (1993) Author: Glaze, Bob
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the reporting of certain injuries to the Department of Public Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 344 73-0 (1993) Author: Glaze, Bob Relating to the establishment of an Interagency Council on Nutrition and a task force to determine dietary guidelines for certain state agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 420 73-0 (1993) Author: Hightower, Allen | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Commission on Children. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 445 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the regulation of riverboat casino gaming; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Riverboat Gaming Commission; the installation of certain gaming at certain licensed racetracks; authorizing certain taxes; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Coauthor Authorized
HB 456 73-0 (1993) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the regulation of certain staff leasing services; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 504 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the regulation of the transfer of handguns and to the inclusion of assault and semiautomatic rifles in the list of prohibited weapons; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 505 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the establishment of the Commission on Economically Disadvantaged and Minority Youth. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 526 73-0 (1993) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the office of inspector general for education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 648 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Renato Relating to the creation, operation, and funding of the Texas Motor Vehicle Insurance Program. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 677 73-0 (1993) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to study and reorganize school district boundaries. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 703 73-0 (1993) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the establishment of local boards and a statewide board to receive and act on complaints of police misconduct; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 708 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the composition, powers, duties, and change of the name of the Interagency Council for Services for the Homeless. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 749 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to public school finance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 834 73-0 (1993) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the establishment of the Prosecutor Council. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 988 73-0 (1993) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the requirement of DNA analysis of certain inmates and to the creation of a DNA data base and of the Forensic Science Review Committee within the Department of Public Safety; providing a penalty. House: Public Safety Posting rule suspended
HB 1010 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the state's use and acquisition of information technologies. House: State Affairs
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 1027 73-0 (1993) Author: Smithee, John Relating to privatization of governmental services. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1033 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike Relating to the regulation of persons operating, assembling, or disassembling cranes; creating offenses and providing criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Calendars
HB 1051 73-0 (1993) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities and the administration of the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1079 73-0 (1993) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to the abolition of the Texas Public Finance Authority and the Bond Review Board and the transfer of their powers and duties to the Office of Debt Management; creating the Office of Debt Management and authorizing the office as a central agency to issue certain bonds. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1134 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the regulation of the practice of podiatry. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 1194 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike Relating to the establishment of a Council on Competitive Government, and repealing existing provisions concerning the competitive cost review program. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1234 73-0 (1993) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to punishment applicable to criminal offenses, the manner in which punishment is executed, the efficient operation of a system of community corrections, and the creation of the Texas Commission on Juvenile Issues; providing an appropriation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1257 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to the existence, composition, and expenses of state agency advisory committees. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1259 73-0 (1993) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to the regulation and operation of proprietary schools; providing penalties. House: Higher Education Returned to committee
HB 1261 73-0 (1993) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to establishing the Texas partnership and scholarship program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1341 73-0 (1993) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the creation of the Texas Commission on Juvenile Justice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1396 73-0 (1993) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the abolition of the Texas Public Finance Authority and the Bond Review Board and the transfer of their powers and duties to the Office of Debt Management; creating the Office of Debt Management and authorizing the office as a central agency to issue certain bonds. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1445 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the continuation of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and to the regulation of alcoholic beverages; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1461 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to insurance regulation and to the continuation, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Insurance and the office of public insurance counsel; providing administrative penalties; making an appropriation. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1478 73-0 (1993) Author: Cain, David | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the fitting and dispensing of hearing aids and speech-language pathology and audiology and to the creation of a new state board to replace the State Committee of Examiners for Speech Pathology and Audiology and the Texas Board of Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Aids. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1480 73-0 (1993) Author: Cain, David Relating to the continuation of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and to the regulation of alcoholic beverages and bingo; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1488 73-0 (1993) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the creation of the Center for Minority Health Improvement. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1587 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the operation of the state lottery; creating the State Lottery Commission; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1592 73-0 (1993) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to the regulation of hospices; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1609 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the creation, organization, powers and duties of the Texas Youth Corps, and its related advisory council. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1610 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley | et. al. Relating to the consolidation of economic development, technical education, job training, employment, and unemployment insurance programs and the development of an integrated state-local delivery system serving all Texans. House: Economic Development Coauthor Authorized
HB 1646 73-0 (1993) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relatng to the transfer of the MedPREP program from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to the Center for Rural Health Initiatives. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1658 73-0 (1993) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to state agency advisory committees. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1665 73-0 (1993) Author: Cain, David | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Health Professions Council, the continuation and functions of the Midwifery Board and the regulation of the practice of midwifery, the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians and the regulation of dietetics, and the abolition of the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators and the transfer of the regulation of nursing home administrators to the Texas Department of Health; providing penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1712 73-0 (1993) Author: Yost, Gerald | et. al.
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to the regulation of certain animal control officers; providing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1731 73-0 (1993) Author: Granoff, Al
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to contracted placement and treatment services for youth. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1749 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to comprehensive planning on local issues and community development. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1752 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to school districts and institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1788 73-0 (1993) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to cemeteries and other burial places; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1792 73-0 (1993) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Edwards Aquifer Water Resource Management Authority and the management of the Edwards Aquifer; granting the power of eminent domain; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1800 73-0 (1993) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the regulation of legal technicians. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1835 73-0 (1993) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the regulation of the practice of perfusion; providing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/94
HB 1855 73-0 (1993) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al. Relating to workforce development, investment in human resources, the organization, administration, and operation of agencies of state government providing these services, and creating the Commission on Education and Economic Competitiveness. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1865 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the operation of the Texas Board of Plumbing and Mechanical Work and the regulation of plumbing and mechanical laws and programs by that board; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1883 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy and occupational therapy and to the creation of a new state board to replace the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners and The Texas Advisory Board of Occupational Therapy. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1889 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Small Business Equity Commission and the development of certain businesses; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1900 73-0 (1993) Author: Erickson, Bernard Relating to the licensing of persons who fit and dispense hearing instruments; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1938 73-0 (1993) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the creation of the Petroleum Storage Tank Advisory Committee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2002 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the provision of services to persons with certain disabilities; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2036 73-0 (1993) Author: Alexander, Clyde | et. al. Relating to Texas Low-level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact. House: Environmental Regulation Coauthor Authorized
HB 2048 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to municipal solid waste management. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2055 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to health insurance and health costs and the availability of health insurance coverage for certain individuals and small employers. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2099 73-0 (1993) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina | et. al. Relating to the containment of health care costs and to ensuring the quality of the delivery of health care services; creating the Texas Health Care Cost Containment Council; making appropriations; creating offenses and providing penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2130 73-0 (1993) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the creation of the Texas Rapid Action Council. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2151 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the regulation of riverboat casino gaming; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Riverboat Gaming Commission; the installation of certain gaming devices at certain licensed racetracks; authorizing certain taxes; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2180 73-0 (1993) Author: Black, Layton
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the regulation of the practice of registered nursing and to the continuation of the Board of Nurse Examiners; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2202 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al. Relating to the regulation of professional social work; creating the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners; abolishing the Council on Social Work Certification; and providing penalties. House: Human Services Coauthor Authorized
HB 2261 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the creation of the HIV/AIDS Interagency Coordinating Council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2331 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al. Relating to voluntary payroll deductions for state employees for charitable organizations; making an appropriation. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 2376 73-0 (1993) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to the requirement of DNA analysis of certain inmates and to the creation of a DNA data base and of the Forensic Science Review Committee within the Department of Public Safety; providing a penalty. House: Public Safety Posting rule suspended
HB 2381 73-0 (1993) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the requirement of DNA analysis of certain inmates and the creation of a DNA data base and of the Forensic Science Review Committee within the Department of Public Safety; providing penalties. House: Public Safety Posting rule suspended
HB 2385 73-0 (1993) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to pediatric emergency medical services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2408 73-0 (1993) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to the licensing of certain persons who represent or advise others in business brokerage matters; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2414 73-0 (1993) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the creation of an Education Mandate Review Commission. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2488 73-0 (1993) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the establishment of the Prosecutor Conduct Commission with the authority to discipline certain prosecutors. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2495 73-0 (1993) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to creation of the Bureau of Hispanic Affairs. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2498 73-0 (1993) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the regulation of physician assistants; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2524 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to the creation and operation of a commission to coordinate the celebration of the bicentennial of the birth of Stephen F. Austin. House: International & Cultural Relations
Senate: Administration
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2552 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the establishment, powers, and duties of the State Health Resources Planning and Cost Containment Commission; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2616 73-0 (1993) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the creation of a commission to study and reorganize school district boundaries. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 2626 73-0 (1993) Author: Black, Layton
Sponsor: Harris, O.H. | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and operation of the General Services Commission and to the transfer of certain functions to or from the commission; the purchase, financing, management, and use of real and personal property of the state; and contracting for certain services provided to the state or among state agencies; providing for the issuance of revenue bonds; making an appropriation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2689 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to the regulation of dental hygienists and to the creation, powers, and duties of the State Dental Hygiene Examiners Board; providing a penalty. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2734 73-0 (1993) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the Office of Minority Health. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 2755 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al. Relating to public health initiatives to reduce the incidence of morbidity and mortality from the use of tobacco products; creating offenses and providing penalties. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 2760 73-0 (1993) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the creation of an Education Mandate Review Commission. House: Public Education Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2770 73-0 (1993) Author: Cain, David Relating to the creation of a state agency to perform the functions relating to preserving and promoting history that are currently performed by certain state agencies. House: International & Cultural Relations Left pending in committee
HJR 87 73-0 (1993) Author: Shields, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to redistricting and the creation of a redistricting commission to redistrict the state's congressional, legislative, and other statewide election districts. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
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 89 73-0 (1993) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Relating to establishing a birth defects registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 155 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the creation of the Texas Commission on Children and Youth. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 190 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the adoption of minimal safety standards for elevators, escalators, and related equipment, to the creation of the elevator advisory board, and to inspections of elevators, escalators, and related equipment; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 210 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of the provision of health care services and mental health services to certain persons and to referrals of certain persons for such services; transferring certain funds; creating offenses and providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 286 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the creation of the HIV/AIDS Interagency Coordinating Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 333 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to the provision of guardianship services by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 357 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of persons operating, assembling, or disassembling cranes; creating offenses and providing criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 367 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the establishment of a workforce development initiative to improve the transition of the youth of this state from school to employment and the creation of certain pilot programs to implement that initiative. House: Economic Development
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 378 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to maximizing the availability of federal funds to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the efficient and economical operation of the department. House: Corrections
Senate: Finance
See remarks
SB 383 73-0 (1993) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Greenberg, Sherri
Relating to the existence, composition, and expenses of state agency advisory committees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 385 73-0 (1993) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the responsibility of the General Services Commission and other state agencies in certain personnel matters. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
SB 388 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the reporting of certain injuries to the Department of Public Health. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 405 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the continuation of the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 407 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities and the administration of the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 422 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the regulation of the practice of podiatry. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 426 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Cuellar, Renato
Relating to family practice residency training pilot programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 465 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the composition, powers, duties, and change of the name of the Interagency Council for Services for the Homeless. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 469 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to the composition and staffing of the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 487 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Academy of Foreign Languages and Culture. House: International & Cultural Relations
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 494 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the establishment of a state council on competitive government. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
SB 538 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to the creation of the higher education grievance panel and to grievance procedures for faculty members of public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 550 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the operation of the state lottery; creating the State Lottery Commission. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 592 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain staff leasing services; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 597 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of riverboat casino gaming; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Riverboat Gaming Commission; the installation of certain gaming devices at certain licensed racetracks; authorizing certain taxes; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to special subcommittee
SB 622 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al. Relating to the continuation of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and to the regulation of alcoholic beverages and bingo; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 642 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Council on Workforce and Economic Competitiveness, the creation of local workforce development boards, and the development of an integrated state and local program delivery system serving all Texans. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 647 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the regulation of legal technicians. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 674 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of health professions, including the profession of nursing facility administration, and to the abolition of the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 690 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy and occupational therapy, including the creation of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners and the continuation and modification of the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners and The Texas Advisory Board of Occupational Therapy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 704 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the regulation and operation of proprietary schools; providing penalties. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 737 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Earley, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the use of alternative fuels. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 767 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to abolishing the career ladder for public school teachers and to appraisals of public school teachers. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 773 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the creation, powers, duties, and funding of regional poison control centers; requiring an appropriation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 795 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to voluntary payroll deductions for state employees for charitable organizations; making an appropriation. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to State Affairs
SB 839 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Black, Layton
Relating to the regulation of the practice of vocational nursing and to the continuation of the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 872 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of the practice of perfusion; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 912 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the creation of the Rio Grande River Authority Commission. Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology Referred to special subcommittee
SB 920 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the creation of the Texas Seafood Marketing Program and to the dedication of certain revenue. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 940 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the requirement of DNA analysis of certain inmates and the creation of a DNA data base and of the Forensic Science Review Committee within the Department of Public Safety; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 953 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Erickson, Bernard
Relating to the licensing of persons who fit and dispense hearing instruments; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 963 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to municipal solid waste management. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1003 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the regulation of physician assistants; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1024 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative and congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission; making an appropriation. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1033 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John Relating to reports of, and suits for the protection of, abused children; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SB 1040 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the maintenance of air quality in the state; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1060 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the regulation of psychologists, professional counselors, social workers, and marriage and family therapists and to the creation of a new state board to replace the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors, the Council for Social Work Certification, and the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1062 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and to the regulation of the practice of medicine, including the practice of acupuncture; creating an offense and providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1064 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to insurance regulation and to the continuation, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Insurance and the office of public insurance counsel; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1067 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to the sentencing policy of the state and to offenses and punishments under the Penal Code, to offenses and punishments involving certain prohibited or dangerous substances, to the effect of certain convictions and acquittals, and to the civil consequences of certain offenses involving intoxication; providing conforming amendments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Effective according to its terms
SB 1079 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the regulation of the fitting and dispensing of hearing aids and speech-language pathology and audiology and to the creation of a new state board to replace the State Committee of Examiners for Speech Pathology and Audiology and the Texas Board of Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Aids. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1110 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to state regulation and assistance in the field of fire protection, including the powers and duties of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection; providing a penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1130 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Relating to the Interagency Council on Sex Offender Treatment; providing a criminal penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1142 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to surrogate decision making for certain clients of an intermediate care facility serving persons with mental retardation or related conditions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1147 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to workforce development, investment in human resources, the organization, administration, and operation of agencies of state government providing these services, and creating the Commission on Education and Economic Competitiveness. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1206 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1217 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of riverboat casino gaming; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Riverboat Gaming Commission; the installation of certain gaming devices at certain licensed racetracks; authorizing certain taxes; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to special subcommittee

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