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HB 394 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the designation of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin as the state botanical garden and arboretum. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 287 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the designation of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin as the state botanical garden and arboretum. Senate: Administration Co-author authorized
SB 1200 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to guidelines for the proper care and display of the United States and Texas flags by public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1968 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to the state flag code. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective immediately
SB 620 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the issuance of commemorative coins by a vendor designated as the official state mint. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 258 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the pledge of allegiance to the state flag during a state flag retirement ceremony. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 425 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against changing the name of certain public institutions of higher education that are named after state historical figures. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 426 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the name of Stephen F. Austin State University. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2500 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the governor's flag. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
No action taken in committee
HB 3510 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to protocol for folding the state flag. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3511 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the making of the military salute to the Texas flag by veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4767 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the designation of days, weeks, and months for recognition by concurrent resolution of the legislature. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 596 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Christian, Wayne | et. al.
Relating to the name of Stephen F. Austin State University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1145 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim
Relating to protocol for folding the state flag. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 459 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the removal, relocation, or alteration of certain monuments or memorials on state property. House: State Affairs Postponed
HB 3661 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the governor's flag. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 16 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Amending the Housekeeping Resolution to provide for display of the motto "In God We Trust" in the House chamber. Filed
SR 141 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Providing for the display of the motto "In God We Trust" in the senate chamber. Reported enrolled
HB 946 79-0 (2005) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to the removal, relocation, or alteration of certain monuments or memorials on state property. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 2769 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the presentation of state flags to survivors of certain deceased honorably retired peace officers. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2802 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to a restrictive covenant, rule, or other prohibition regulating a homeowner's display of the United States flag. House: Business & Industry Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HR 516 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Amending the Housekeeping Resolution to provide for display of the motto "In God We Trust" in the House chamber. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
SB 54 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to a restrictive covenant, rule, or other prohibition regulating a homeowner's display of the United States flag. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 44 79-1 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Amending the Housekeeping Resolution to provide for display of the motto "In God We Trust" in the House chamber. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
HR 17 79-2 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Amending the Housekeeping Resolution to provide for display of the motto "In God We Trust" in the House chamber. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
HR 37 79-3 (2006) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Amending the Housekeeping Resolution to provide for display of the motto "In God We Trust" in the House chamber. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
HB 184 78-0 (2003) Author: Merritt, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the application of the sales tax to United States and Texas flags. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 452 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Texas firefighters. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 573 78-0 (2003) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor and other state military awards. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 723 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Elizabeth | et. al. Relating to marketing an annual print by the state artist for two-dimensional media. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HB 911 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Texas firefighters. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
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
SB 336 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to marketing an annual print by the state artist for two-dimensional media. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1776 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Texas firefighters. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 815 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to providing the state flag and a certificate of gratitude to the survivors of deceased peace officers. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1019 77-0 (2001) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to designating the state Tejano Music Hall of Fame. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1059 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to state symbols and place designations adopted by the legislature. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1974 77-0 (2001) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al. Relating to creating a committee to appoint a poet laureate and a state artist. House: State, Federal & International Relations Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2061 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to establishing a historical representation advisory committee and ensuring equitable representation in monuments on state property. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2360 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the removal, relocation, or alteration of certain state monuments and memorials. House: State, Federal & International Relations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2877 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the operations, powers, and duties of the State Preservation Board. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 3428 77-0 (2001) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to Texas military awards. House: State, Federal & International Relations No action taken in committee
HR 1380 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Suspending House Rule 13, enabling the conference committee to consider and take action on matters pertaining to H.B. No. 2061. Reported enrolled
SB 1043 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to creating a committee to appoint a poet laureate, a state musician, and state artists. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1211 77-0 (2001) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the presentation of the state flag to survivors of deceased peace officers. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1359 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to the operations, powers, and duties of the State Preservation Board. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 1761 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to designating the state Tejano Music Hall of Fame. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
HB 33 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to placement of the state seal on the athletic uniform of teams representing public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 483 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to recognizing the date Texas joined the United States of America as Star Day. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 1649 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al. Relating to procedures for retirement of the Texas flag. House: State, Federal & International Relations Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1865 76-0 (1999) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the operations of the Texas Emancipation Juneteenth Cultural and Historical Commission. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1925 76-0 (1999) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the display of certain flags at the Capitol building. House: House Administration
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 2103 76-0 (1999) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to state symbols and place designations adopted by the legislature. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2997 76-0 (1999) Author: Culberson, John
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the recognition of certain symbols of the State of Texas and to the designation of State and Texas Anniversary Remembrance Day. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 3425 76-0 (1999) Author: Najera, Manny
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to eligibility for the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3443 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the provision of a bronze state seal by the Texas Veterans Commission to a cemetery that reserves an area for the burial of veterans and their immediate families. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HCR 12 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Designating the city of Marlin as the Official Hot Mineral Water City of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 100 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the design of a quarter dollar coin commemorating the State of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 483 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to procedures for retirement of the Texas flag. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 951 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the display of the Flag of the State of Texas at the capitol building. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 686 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al. Relating to the designation and use of certain symbols of the State of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations Placed on General State Calendar
HCR 5 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth Designating picante sauce as the Official State Sauce of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HCR 21 75-0 (1997) Author: Siebert, Bill
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Declaring rodeo the official sport of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 23 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Designating the guitar as the official State Musical Instrument of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 54 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse Designating the cast iron Dutch oven as the official State Cooking Implement. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HCR 82 75-0 (1997) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Declaring the chiltepin the official State Native Pepper of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 83 75-0 (1997) Author: Hochberg, Scott Designating buckminsterfullerene the official State Molecule of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HCR 116 75-0 (1997) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Designating the Chappell Hill Bluebonnet Festival as the official Bluebonnet Festival of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 117 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne Designating the two-step as the Official State Dance of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HCR 144 75-0 (1997) Author: Crabb, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Creating a special committee to designate Texas State Artists. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 147 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Designating the Texas 1015 Onion as the official State Vegetable of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HCR 148 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Designating the Texas Sweet Onion as the official State Vegetable of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 222 75-0 (1997) Author: Merritt, Tommy Designating the Kilgore College Rangerettes as the Official State Dance-Drill Team of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HCR 228 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Delwin | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Designating cotton the Official State Fiber and Fabric of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 229 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Declaring the Texas Rio Grande Valley Onion Festival the Official State Onion Festival of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HR 576 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Recognizing the Texas sweet onion as the Official State Vegetable of Texas and commemorating the Eighth Annual Texas Rio Grande Valley Onion Festival. House: State, Federal & International Relations Reported enrolled
HR 1240 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth Recognizing picante sauce as the Official State Sauce of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
SCR 17 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Declaring Kid Cardona the Caricature Artist of Texas. House: Rules & Resolutions Signed by the Governor
SCR 27 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Recognizing the Devil's Cigar Fungus as the Official State Fungus of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Posting rule suspended
SCR 57 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Naming the Brachiosaur Sauropod, Pleurocoelus, the official Lone Star State Dinosaur. House: State, Federal & International Relations Signed by the Governor
SR 438 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike Recognizing the chiltepin as the State Native Pepper of Texas. Reported enrolled
HCR 43 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard Designating the harvester ant as the Official State Insect of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HCR 44 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Designating the prickly pear cactus as the official state plant. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 50 74-0 (1995) Author: Chisum, Warren Designating the longhorn as the official State Mammal of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HCR 53 74-0 (1995) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Galloway, Michael
Designating Seaport Coffee as the official State Coffee of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Left pending in committee
HCR 77 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard Designating the prickly pear cactus as the official state vegetable fruit of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations No action taken in committee
HCR 94 74-0 (1995) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Designating the monarch butterfly as the official State Insect. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 105 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Declaring the jalapeno pepper the official State Pepper of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 150 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Designating the battleship Texas as the official State Ship of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HCR 176 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry Designating the mayhaw as an official State Crop of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations No action taken in committee
HCR 178 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Designating the longhorn the official Large State Mammal of Texas and the armadillo the official Small State Mammal of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 210 74-0 (1995) Author: Janek, Kyle Creating a special committee to designate Texas state artists. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
SB 627 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob | et. al.
Relating to authorizing the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to negotiate an agreement with the appropriate authorities in Mexico for the exchange of certain Alamo and San Jacinto battle flags. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective immediately
SCR 95 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Declaring the Mexican free-tailed bat the "Official Flying Mammal" of the State of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
SCR 101 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Designating the battleship Texas as the official State Ship of Texas. House: State, Federal & International Relations Signed by the Governor
HB 1463 73-0 (1993) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the description and use of the state flag, the governor's flag, the state arms, and the state seal and to the adoption and rendition of the state song. House: International & Cultural Relations
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HCR 75 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Renato | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Designating the Texas Red Grapefruit as the official fruit of Texas. House: International & Cultural Relations Signed by the Governor
HCR 106 73-0 (1993) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Authorizing a committee to be created to designate a Poet Laureate for the State of Texas. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 119 73-0 (1993) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Declaring the Texas State Museum of History in Arlington to be the official state history museum of Texas. House: International & Cultural Relations
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HCR 141 73-0 (1993) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Recognizing the Texas horned lizard as the State Reptile of Texas. House: International & Cultural Relations Signed by the Governor
SCR 110 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Requesting the 73rd Legislature to create a special committee to designate Texas State Artists. Signed by the Governor
HB 1519 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Turner, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the creation and operation of a commission to coordinate the celebration of the bicentennial of the birth of Sam Houston. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HCR 96 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert Creating a committee to designate a Poet Laureate for the State of Texas for the year beginning July 1, 1991, and ending June 30, 1992, and a Poet Laureate for the year beginning July 1, 1992, and ending June 30, 1993. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HCR 153 72-0 (1991) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Designating the square dance as the official State Folk Dance of Texas. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 154 72-0 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Creating a special committee to designate Texas State Artists. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 254 72-0 (1991) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Adopting as the official design of the reverse side of the Great Seal of Texas the design described in HCR254. Filed
SB 373 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the creation of the office of rural affairs in the office of the governor. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 1381 72-0 (1991) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the use of the Texas flag or a representation of the Texas flag; changing the criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SCR 42 72-0 (1991) Author: Haley, Bill Creating a special committee to designate Texas State Artists in two categories of art to serve concurrently a term of one year. Senate: Administration Reported favorably w/o amendments
SCR 159 72-0 (1991) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Resolving that the 72nd Texas Legislature adopt as the official design of the reverse side of the Great Seal of Texas the design described in SCR159. Signed by the Governor
HB 220 72-1 (1991) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to authorizing the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to negotiate an agreement with the appropriate authorities in Mexico for the exchange of certain Alamo and San Jacinto battle flags. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources Meeting cancelled
HCR 33 72-1 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Creating a special committee to designate Texas State Artists. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1274 71-0 (1989) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to exempting Texas and American flags from sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1576 71-0 (1989) Author: Arnold, Bill
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Relating to the salute to the Texas flag. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
HCR 7 71-0 (1989) Author: Richardson, Bob
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Commemorating the Sesquicentennial of Austin as the State Capital. Signed by the Governor
HCR 9 71-0 (1989) Author: Harrison, Dudley
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Lone Star Flag of Texas. House: Rules and Resolutions Signed by the Governor
HCR 12 71-0 (1989) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Creating the Texas State Artist Committee. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Left as pending business in comm.
HCR 61 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Designating the Guadalupe Bass as the Official State Fish of Texas. House: Rules and Resolutions
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 97 71-0 (1989) Author: Junell, Robert Designating the armadillo as the official state animal of Texas. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HCR 165 71-0 (1989) Author: Arnold, Bill Requesting certain agencies to implement a public information program regarding the salute to the Texas flag. House: State Affairs Received from House
SCR 1 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Lone Star Flag of Texas. House: Rules and Resolutions Referred to Rules and Resolutions
SCR 2 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Creating a joint committee to select the Texas State Artists. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SCR 114 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Warner, Larry
Declaring the Confederate Air Force to be the official air force of the State of Texas. House: Rules and Resolutions Signed by the Governor
HCR 10 71-1 (1989) Author: Arnold, Bill Requesting certain agencies to implement a public information program regarding the salute to the Texas flag. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2054 70-0 (1987) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the sale of souvenirs bearing the Great Seal of Texas. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources No action taken in committee
HB 2060 70-0 (1987) Author: Wallace III, Ralph
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to an official state coin. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1685 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the regulation of the private use of the Great Seal of Texas; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Placed on General State Calendar
SB 123 69-0 (1985) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the creation and maintenance on the grounds of the State Capitol a permanent flower bed depicting through appropriate design and flower selection the Texas flag. Senate: Administration, Special Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 249 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the official beverage of the State of Texas. House: State Affairs No action taken
HB 827 67-0 (1981) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to selection of state artist and state poet laureate. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1210 67-0 (1981) Author: Wallace III, Ralph
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the issuance of gold sesquicentennial commemorative medals. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 18 65-0 (1977) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Polumbo, Anthony
Relating to displaying the Texas Flag outdoors at night and rules governing use and display of the Texas Flag. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
HB 475 62-0 (1971) Author: McAlister, R.B. Relating to the salute to the Texas Flag.
HB 1356 62-0 (1971) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to casting contempt upon flags of the United States; providing penalties for violation.
HB 1803 62-0 (1971) Author: McAlister, R.B. Relating to providing for a referendum on the question of adopting a new state song.
SB 32 59-0 (1965) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by clarifying the salute to the Texas Flag.
SB 374 58-0 (1963) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to protecting the flag, standard, color or ensign of the United States of America, the State of Texas or the Confederate States of America; providing a penalty.
HB 912 54-0 (1955) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to regulating the use of the Great Seal of Texas so as to prohibit the use thereof for advertising or any unofficial use except as is provided in this Act; providing a penalty therefor.
SB 244 54-0 (1955) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to prohibiting the display of flags of international organizations, other nations or states in equal or superior prominence or honor to the flag of the United States or of the State of Texas.
SB 245 54-0 (1955) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to regulating the display of the Texas flag so as to forbid the use of any flag other than that of the United States in a position superior to that of the Texas flag at any place within the boundaries of the State of Texas.
SB 246 54-0 (1955) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to regulating the display of the United States and Texas flags within the boundaries of Texas.
SB 409 54-0 (1955) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to regulating the use of the Great Seal of Texas so as to prohibit the use thereof for advertising or any unofficial use except as is provided in this Act; providing a penalty therefor.
SB 436 52-0 (1951) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to clarify the salute to the Texas Flag.
HB 103 46-0 (1939) Author: Howard, George Francis | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the use of seals and scrolls.
HB 575 43-0 (1933) Author: Hughes, Sarah Tilghman | et. al. Relating to making plain the salute to the Texas Flag and giving uniformity to the salute; providing a clear description of the Flag to the end that pupils in the lower grades of the elementary schools will be able to draw or make the Flag; and outlining rules for correct use and display of the Texas Flag.
SB 317 36-0 (1919) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to naming the Pecan as the Texas State tree. House: Agriculture
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SB 200 35-0 (1917) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to preventing and punishing the desecration, mutilation or improper use of the flag of the United States of America.
HB 29 35-3 (1917) Author: Mendell, Jr., George W. Relating to amending laws prohibiting the use of the United States flag for advertising purposes.
SB 23 35-3 (1917) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass | et. al. Relating to the use of the flag of the United States for advertising purposes.
HB 15 35-4 (1918) Author: Miller, Barry | et. al. Relating to prescribing penalty for the use of any disloyal language or any disloyal conduct by any person of or toward the United States of America during the period of the war with Germany.
SB 271 34-0 (1915) Author: Bailey, Louis Hart Relating to preventing and punishing the desecration, mutilation or improper use of the flag of the United States of America.
HB 27 33-0 (1913) Author: Mills, Charles H. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of any imitation, label, trade mark, design, device, imprint, or form of the flag of the State of Texas for advertising or commercial purposes, and prohibiting the offering or exposing for sale any article or commodity bearing such imitation, design, imprint or form of the flag of the State of Texas, fixing a penalty for violation thereof.
SB 117 33-0 (1913) Author: Conner, Robert P. Relating to amending Article 2386 Revised Statutes 1911 and providing seal for Justice Court, adding Article 2386 A.
HB 39 33-1 (1913) Author: Wortham, Louis J. Relating to prohibiting the use of any imitation, label, trade-mark, design, device, imprint, or form of the flag of the State of Texas for advertising or commercial purposes, and prohibiting the offering or exposing for sale any article or commodity bearing such imitation, design, imprint or form of the flag of the State of Texas, fixing a penalty for violation thereof, fixing date when this bill shall go into effect.

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