Legislative Reference Library of Texas About the library Site Index
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

LRL Home - Legislation - Legislative archive system - Advanced search - Advanced search results

Advanced Search

Help  |  Status

Fitered rows : {data.filteredRows} found
[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  TRUSTS ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 1354 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to trusts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1948 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the administration and operation of certain trusts created to provide for the general care and maintenance of perpetual care cemeteries. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1954 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to certain accounts established at financial institutions, including disclosures related to those accounts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 3368 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the eligibility of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities to receive funding from certain settlements. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 617 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Wray, John
Relating to trusts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1029 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John Relating to trusts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1847 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the designation of the trustee of an express trust as a beneficiary of a trust account or a P.O.D. payee of a P.O.D. account. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2534 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the regulation of state trust companies. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 3308 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the regulation of state trust companies. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 387 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Wray, John
Relating to trusts and certain other forms of asset protection. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 875 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the regulation of state trust companies. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1020 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the designation of the trustee of an express trust as a beneficiary of a trust account or a P.O.D. payee of a P.O.D. account. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 865 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to removing the single nonprofit trust requirement for certain insurance premium tax exemptions; affecting certain taxes. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1664 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the regulation of banks, trust companies, and bank holding companies. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1812 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the events eligible to receive funding through a major events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2184 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the partition of mineral interests of a charitable trust. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2189 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the rule against perpetuities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2380 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to a provision in a will or trust that would cause a forfeiture of or void an interest for bringing any court action, including contesting the will or trust. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 2461 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to use of spendthrift trust assets to pay certain costs. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2913 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to trusts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2917 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the property code. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3316 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to an account or bond for construction retainage under certain contracts. House: Business & Industry Point of order sustained
SB 648 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to trusts. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 778 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis
Relating to trusts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 805 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of banks, trust companies, and bank holding companies. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Investments & Financial Services
SB 1240 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the partition of mineral interests of a charitable trust. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1734 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to an allowance of challenging a will. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 244 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the responsibilities of the Department of Family and Protective Services as trustee of the Parrie Haynes Trust. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 735 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to events to receive funding through a major events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1813 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the beneficiaries of a trust who are entitled to demand an accounting from the trustee. House: Business & Industry Postponed
HB 1835 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to trusts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1858 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the creation, administration, and interpretation of powers of attorney, including statutory powers of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2034 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to asbestos and silica litigation. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2046 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to decedents' estates. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HCR 182 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1198. Signed by the Governor
HR 2690 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1198. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 309 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to events to receive funding through a major events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 402 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to community land trusts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/12
SB 1192 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the creation, administration, and interpretation of powers of attorney, including statutory powers of attorney. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1197 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to trusts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1198 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to decedents' estates. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
SB 1202 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to asbestos and silica litigation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 1254 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1198. Reported enrolled
HB 2350 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to require trust accounts for certain commercial buildings; providing a criminal penalty. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2416 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to attorney general participation in proceedings involving charitable trusts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2437 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to a major events trust fund and an events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Reported favorably as substituted
HB 3083 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi Relating to notice of dragnet clauses in deeds of trust. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3801 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to regulation of prepaid funeral benefits. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
SB 584 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to notification to a patient of a state-operated mental health facility or resident of a residential care facility of the exemption of certain trusts from liability to pay for support. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 918 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Leibowitz, David
Relating to attorney general participation in proceedings involving charitable trusts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1515 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to a major events trust fund, a motor sports racing trust fund, and an events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 334 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to district court jurisdiction over suits concerning trusts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 336 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the administration and operation of certain trusts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 564 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the administration and operation of certain trusts and other property interests held for the benefit of another. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 3198 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the removal of a trustee. House: Judiciary Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HR 2793 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 593. Reported enrolled
SB 593 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to proof of, and providing notice to certain beneficiaries under, a decedent's will. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1304 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the administration and operation of certain trusts and other property interests held for the benefit of another. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1518 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the removal of a trustee. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SR 1160 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 593. Reported enrolled
HB 1190 79-0 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to trusts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/06
HB 1698 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the authority of certain municipal electric utilities to invest funds held in a decommissioning trust. House: Regulated Industries Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2011 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the creation of a living trust; providing a civil penalty. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2561 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the applicability of the rule against perpetuities to trusts. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 2581 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of a perpetual care cemetery and the sale of interment rights in a mausoleum before completion of construction. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2803 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the sale of facilities of public institutions of higher education to real estate investment trusts. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1173 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the regulation of a perpetual care cemetery and the sale of interment rights in a mausoleum before completion of construction and to the protection of cemetery property. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1464 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to funds to be used for nuclear decommissioning purposes by electric utilities. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1471 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the duties and removal of a trustee. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1781 78-0 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to the venue in the prosecution of the offense of misapplication of trust funds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2240 78-0 (2003) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the management of certain trusts and the adoption of the Uniform Prudent Investor Act. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/04
HB 2241 78-0 (2003) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to adoption of the Uniform Principal and Income Act. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/04
HB 3503 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to exculpatory clauses in trusts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 573 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to adoption of the Uniform Principal and Income Act. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 574 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the duties and removal of a trustee. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 575 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to adoption of the Uniform Prudent Investor Act. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3 78-4 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to trusts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 628 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to authorizing a person other than a corporate fiduciary to serve as trustee of certain trusts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 923 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the jurisdiction of a district court over proceedings concerning trusts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1316 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the consideration of a trust as property liable for the support of clients at mental health community centers or patients at state hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1608 77-0 (2001) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the applicability of the rule against perpetuities to trusts. House: Financial Institutions Considered in Calendars
HB 3529 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the regulation of self-insurance trusts. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HJR 9 77-0 (2001) Author: Averitt, Kip Proposing a constitutional amendment to remove the prohibition against perpetual trusts. House: Financial Institutions Considered in Calendars
SB 698 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the applicability of the rule against perpetuities to trusts. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 26 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Proposing a constitutional amendment to remove the prohibition against perpetual trusts. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 115 76-0 (1999) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to certain rights of a trustee and settlor concerning a charitable trust. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 843 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale | et. al. Relating to the timing of trust fund distributions to certain taxing entities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1373 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to allocation of principal and income in certain trusts. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1475 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to management and investment of trust assets. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1553 76-0 (1999) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to permitting the creation of perpetual trusts in certain circumstances. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 1851 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to guardianships and other related matters concerning incapacitated persons. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2317 76-0 (1999) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to venue in an action concerning a trust. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2435 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the requirement that child support in excess of certain amounts under the child support guidelines be placed in a trust for the child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2696 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the application of the Texas Non-Profit Corporation Act and Civil Practice and Remedies Code to charitable trustees. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 3001 76-0 (1999) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to authorizing certain trusts to convert to nonprofit corporations. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3632 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to trustees of certain trusts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 91 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to authorizing title auditors to audit and review escrow and trust accounts of title insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1338 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to the timing of trust fund distributions to certain taxing entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1623 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the consideration of a trust as property liable for the support of a resident at a state facility for the mentally retarded. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1736 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to management and investment of trust assets. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1737 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to guardianships and management trusts for incapacitated persons. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 849 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the protection or release of a trustee from liability under certain circumstances. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 850 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to trusts for certain minors or incapacitated persons. House: Civil Practices Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1870 75-0 (1997) Author: Marchant, Kenny | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the regulation of trust companies; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2006 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the administration and operation of certain trusts. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2039 75-0 (1997) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to certain rights of a trustee and settlor concerning a charitable trust. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2936 75-0 (1997) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to allocation of principal and income in certain trusts. House: Pensions & Investments Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 911 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the protection of a trustee from liability under certain circumstances. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 912 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to trusts for certain minors or incapacitated persons. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 959 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the regulation of trust companies; providing administrative and criminal penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 998 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the administration and operation of certain trusts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1348 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to venue, notice, and attorney general participation in proceedings involving charitable trusts. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1454 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to requirements for certain political subdivisions that acquire real property held in trust. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 127 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to periodic reports concerning certain state trust funds. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1587 72-0 (1991) Author: Tallas, Jim
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Amending Section 113.056 of the Texas Trust Code relating to the standards for trust management and investment. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2052 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the circumstances under which a court ordered trust may be created. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
SB 775 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to the standards for trust management and investment. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
HB 429 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the amount of compensation a county may collect for handling certain trust funds. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 722 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the amount of compensation a county may collect for handling certain trust funds. House: County Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1650 71-0 (1989) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to the regulation of trust companies. House: Financial Institutions 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1072 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Marchant, Ken
Relating to the regulation of trust companies. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2221 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the regulation of trust companies and other corporations exercising trust powers; adding Chapter XI, The Texas Banking Code of 1943 (Article 342-101 et seq., Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and repealing Articles 1513 and 1513a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 916 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Relating to the regulation of trust companies and other corporations exercising trust powers. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1098 70-0 (1987) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the registration of charitable trusts. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1384 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Patronella, David
Relating to fees for the district clerk's handling of trust funds. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2014 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the misapplication of property by a person who holds the property as a fiduciary; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1096 69-0 (1985) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to public accountings made by the trustee of a charitable trust. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1097 69-0 (1985) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to public accountings made by the trustee of charitable trust. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1447 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the regulation of trust companies and corporations or other entities exercising trust powers. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 1139 68-0 (1983) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to a substantive revision of state law governing certain trusts. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2258 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to recovery of actual costs and attorney's fees by the attorney general in a charitable trust suit and to the venue of a charitable trust suit. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 392 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Wright, Brad
Relating to an exemption of certain property from charges for fees for services and support and maintenance of residents of residential care facilities operated by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 701 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to a substantive revision of state law governing certain trusts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1184 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Hill, Gerald
Relating to recovery of actual costs and attorney's fees by the attorney general in certain charitable trust suits and to the venue of such charitable trust suits. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 683 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Bush, Bob
Relating to the duties and powers of the attorney general relating to charitable trusts and to fraudulent claims or claimants in regard to workers compensation and to certain powers and duties of the Industrial Accident Board; providing for the use and confidentiality of certain documentary material. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1542 66-0 (1979) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the right of a foreign corporation to transact a trust business in the state. House: Financial Institutions Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1776 66-0 (1979) Author: Hartung, Frank Relating to the transfer of fiduciary appointments. House: Financial Institutions Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 2017 66-0 (1979) Author: Gilley, Smith Relating to the power of a trustor to authorize a corporate trustee to deposit trust funds with itself. House: Financial Institutions Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 817 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Von Dohlen, Tim
Relating to the right of certain foreign corporations, registered bank holding companies, banks, or trust companies to transact a trust business in the state. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 77 65-0 (1977) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the authority of a corporate trustee to deposit trust funds with itself. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 1316 65-0 (1977) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the removal of the disqualification from public office that results from investment in a regulated business. House: Judicial Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1317 65-0 (1977) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to exemption of interests held in certain trusts from disclosure under the ethics and financial disclosure law. House: Judicial Affairs Tabled
HB 1557 65-0 (1977) Author: Cartwright, Donald
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to common trust funds and their acquisition by a custodian of property for a minor. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days
HB 1646 64-0 (1975) Author: Evans, Charles Amending the law related to trusts and trustees, Title 125A, Trust and Trustees, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, by adding a new Article to be Article 7425a-3 relating to the deposit of securities with the Federal Reserve Bank or with a clearing corporation. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Committee on Financial Institutions
HB 1753 64-0 (1975) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the deposit of securities with the Federal Reserve Bank or with a clearing corporation. House: Judiciary Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 43 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill Concerning the designation of trustees to receive death benefits under employees' trusts; the payment thereof when no trustee makes claim; the exemption of such death benefits from obligations of the employees' estate; the validation of beneficiary designations prior to the effective date of this Act; providing for a severability clause; providing for an effective date. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Matters
HB 1144 63-0 (1973) Author: Clayton, Bill Permitting a corporation, which shall include a national banking association and a state chartered bank, serving as trustee, executor, administrator, or guardian to sell without prior court approval shares of the capital stock of itself so owned or held by itself for any estate to any one or more of its stockholders, who are not at the time of said sale and purchase serving either as an officer or director of said corporation. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
SB 661 63-0 (1973) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Clayton, Bill
Amending the Texas Trust Act to permit a corporation, which shall include a national banking association and a state chartered bank, serving as trustee, executor, administrator, or guardian to sell without prior court approval shares of the capital stock of itself so owned or held by itself for any estate to any one or more of its stockholders, who are not at the time of said sale and purchase serving either as an officer or director of said corporation. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by Governor
SB 841 63-0 (1973) Author: Wallace, Jim Relating to the handling of trust funds paid into court in an interpleader action; amending Chapter 14, General Laws, Acts of the 41st Legislature, 4th Called Session, 1930, as amended (Article 2558a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by adding a Section 4c; and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 957 63-0 (1973) Author: Sherman, Max Authorizing trust institutions to invest trust funds in shares of fiduciary investment companies; to prescribe limitations for such investments; to establish the standards for fiduciary investment companies to qualify them for such investments; to define the powers of Banking Commissioner of Texas under this Act; and for other purposes. Senate: Administration Committee hearing date
HB 335 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Hightower, Jack
Relating to the treatment as principal or income of corporate distributions to a trust; making the Act applicable only to trusts created after the effective date of the Texas Trust Act.
SB 174 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to amending the governing instruments of private foundations and nonexempt split-interest trusts to require certain distributions, prohibit certain self-dealing, prohibit excess business holdings, describe authorized investments, and prohibit certain expenditures.
SB 710 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray Relating to the regulation of charitable trusts and bequests.
SB 217 61-0 (1969) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to the filling of vacancies occurring in the number of trustees originally appointed under a valid charitable trust agreement.
SB 466 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to the acquisition of interests in investment trusts and mutual funds by trustees under Uniform Common Trust Act.
SB 468 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to declaring that the Uniform Common Trust Fund Act shall for all purposes be considered a portion of the Texas Trust Act.
SB 510 61-0 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to permitting beneficiaries of a trust created before the effective date of the Texas Trust Act to elect to come under the provisions of said Act, after the death of the trustor or trustors; specifying the means by which the election is to be made.
SB 595 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code to authorize certain investments by corporate guardians.
SB 784 61-0 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to trustees filing annual reports with the Secretary of State; providing a civil penalty.
SB 34 61-1 (1969) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to the filling of vacancies occurring in the number of trustees originally appointed under a valid charitable trust agreement.
SB 7 61-2 (1969) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to the filling of vacancies occurring in the number of trustees originally appointed under a valid charitable trust agreement.
HB 42 60-0 (1967) Author: Simpson, Joshua M. "Red" | et. al. Relating to declaring construction payments and loan receipts to be trust funds.
HB 394 60-0 (1967) Author: Haines, David Graves Relating to apportionment of consideration for the physical severance of natural resources between principal and income of a trust.
HB 625 60-0 (1967) Author: Crews, David William Relating to requiring annual reports from charitable trusts and foundations; providing for the Attorney General to have access to their books and records; providing penalty after notice for failure to comply; exempting certain nonprofit corporations.
HB 779 60-0 (1967) Author: Tarbox, Elmer Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code concerning the designation of trustee to receive proceeds of life insurance policies; providing an effective date.
HB 888 60-0 (1967) Author: Scoggins, Ralph "Skip" | et. al. Relating to transfer of trust responsibilities concerning the Tigua Indians.
HB 1040 60-0 (1967) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to prescribing a method of ascertaining assessable value for tax purposes of property of any trust forming part of a pension plan, disability or death benefit plan, profit-sharing or stock bonus plan of an employer for the exclusive benefit of employees or their beneficiaries by providing for deduction of liabilities to employees and their beneficiaries; fixing the taxable situs of property owned by any such trust.
SB 439 60-0 (1967) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to prescribing a method of ascertaining assessable value for tax purposes of property of any trust forming part of a pension plan, disability or death benefit plan, profit-sharing or stock bonus plan of an employer for the exclusive benefit of employees or their beneficiaries by providing for deduction of liabilities to employees and their beneficiaries.
SB 480 60-0 (1967) Author: Word, James Powell Relating to declaring construction payments and loan receipts to be trust funds; defining wrongful disbursement and misapplication of trust funds as a misdemeanor and felony and attaching a penalty; making the Texas Trust Act inapplicable and the application of the Act inapplicable to bonded jobs, closing agents and lending institutions.
SB 81 59-0 (1965) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending the Texas Trust Act by providing that, when by the terms of an instrument containing a trust, a single trustee or a co-trustee is excluded from exercising its judgment in the making or retention of trust investments or in the doing of any other act in the management and administration of the trust, with the power to direct such investments or other acts being reserved by the trustor or vested in some person or persons other than the excluded trustee or co-trustee, the excluded trustee or co-trustee shall not be liable in making or retaining investments or in doing some other act pursuant to the authorized directions.
SB 82 59-0 (1965) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending the Texas Trust Act by providing that a corporate trustee, executor, administrator or guardian, when authorized by will, trust agreement, other trust instrument, or judicial order, to retain its own capital stock in trust may, when the exercise of rights or the receipt of a stock in trust may, when the exercise of rights or the receipt of a stock dividend results in a fractional share holding, purchase an additional fractional share (or shares) to round out the fractional share so acquired into one full share.
SB 83 59-0 (1965) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to adding a new Subsection to the Texas Trust Act authorizing a Texas trustee to appoint an ancillary trustee to administer trust property located in a state other than Texas, or in a foreign country.
HB 997 58-0 (1963) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" Relating to the allocation of dividends and share rights.
SB 161 58-0 (1963) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending the Texas Trust Act to permit a trustee to lend funds of a trust to a beneficiary of such trust when the terms of the instrument or transaction by which such trust was established expressly authorize such action.
HB 537 57-0 (1961) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. | et. al. Relating to adopting and establishing general statutory provisions and a definition applicable to real estate investment trusts; to provide for the formation and operation of a real estate investment trust.
SB 116 57-0 (1961) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to adopt and establish general statutory provisions and a definition applicable to real estate investment trusts.
SB 141 57-0 (1961) Author: Hudson, Hubert R. Relating to amending the Texas Banking Code of 1943, clarifying, harmonizing and confirming the provisions of those Statutes dealing with action without bond by banks with trust powers and by trust companies authorized to serve as trustee, executor, administrator, guardian, receiver, or, although without general depository powers, depository for any moneys paid into court.
SB 142 57-0 (1961) Author: Hudson, Hubert R. Relating to amending the Texas Probate Code to add reciprocity provisions authorizing out-of-state banks and trust companies, including national banks, to act in certain fiduciary capacities in the State of Texas, when and to the extent that banks and trust companies organized under the laws of the State of Texas, and national banks, with their principal offices in this state, are permitted to so act in other states, territories or the District of Columbia; fixing penalties for violation.
HB 873 56-0 (1959) Author: Spilman, Wade Fetzer Relating to amending certain acts relative to trust companies authorized to lend and accumulate money.
SB 126 56-0 (1959) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to providing that the Attorney General shall be a necessary party to certain judicial proceedings, settlements and comprise agreements affecting charitable trusts, and authorizing settlements with or without the intervention of a court; expecting pending suits from the operation of the Act.
SB 429 56-0 (1959) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to amending certain acts authorizing trust companies created or authorized thereunder to lend and accumulate money.
SB 165 55-0 (1957) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to repealing Chapter 7 of the Insurance Code relating to fidelity, guaranty and surety and trust companies.
HB 618 54-0 (1955) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot Relating to defining Pension Trusts; providing that Pension Trusts are Trusts within the meaning of the Texas Trust Act; to provide that such Pension Trusts shall not be deemed perpetuities nor unreasonable accumulations; to declare the effect of this Act upon Pension Trusts created under the Laws of this State and those created elsewhere; to express the intent of the Legislature in passing this Act.
HB 538 53-0 (1953) Author: Crain, Jr., Frank H. Relating to providing for the establishment and operation in the Department of the Attorney General of a Division of Charitable Trusts for the supervision and enforcement of charitable trusts within the State; providing penalties for failure to register charitable trusts.
SB 261 53-0 (1953) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to providing for the establishment and operation in the Department of the Attorney General of a Division of Charitable Trusts for the supervision and enforcement of charitable trusts within the State; providing penalties for failure to register charitable trusts.
HB 702 50-0 (1947) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to permitting certain fiduciaries to establish common trust funds and to invest trust funds therein; providing for severability of the provisions of this Act; repealing all laws inconsistent therewith.
HB 323 49-0 (1945) Author: Harris, Joe Relating to amending Statutes so as to define "Trust" for the purposes of the Texas Trust Act, to specify the purpose for which a trust may be created and the capacities to create a trust, to correct clerical errors in the Texas Trust not as originally enacted.
SB 126 49-0 (1945) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. Relating to amending certain Acts by defining "Trust" for the purposes of the Texas Trust Act; to specify the purpose for which a trust may be created and the capacities to create a trust.
HB 524 48-0 (1943) Author: Stinson, Jeff D. | et. al. Relating to trusts and trustees; providing for the creation of trusts and the regulation of trusts and trustees; listing the permissible purpose of trusts.
SB 251 48-0 (1943) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. | et. al. Relating to trusts and trustees; providing for the creation of trusts and the regulation of trusts and trustees.
HB 592 47-0 (1941) Author: Winfree, Sr., Joseph Edwin | et. al. Relating to adopting the provisions of the Uniform Trusts Act; defining certain terms; providing for suits in contract and tort against the trustee in his representational capacity; providing certain penalties if a trustee violates any provision of this Act.
HB 46 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to repealing the right of sale under deeds of trust or by means of any form of procedure providing for the sale of any property other than by means of a foreclosure judgment.
HB 122 43-2 (1934) Author: Hankamer, Harold Monroe | et. al. Relating to providing for the creation of trust funds, for maintenance of cemetery lots, and the appointment of trustees and substitute trustees therefor, and for the construction of said trust; providing certain penalties.
HB 143 39-0 (1925) Author: Acker, Sr., Walter P. Relating to the protection of those dealing with trustees. House: Judiciary
SB 110 36-3 (1920) Author: Gibson, Flavius M. Relating to conferring upon trust companies with a capital of not less than five hundred thousand dollars, the power to purchase, sell, discount and negotiate notes, drafts, bills of exchange, etc.
HB 189 33-0 (1913) Author: Walker, C. Herbert Relating to providing that corporate surety companies may become sureties on bonds of county and state officials, and district and municipal officials.
HB 476 33-0 (1913) Author: Walker, C. Herbert Relating to defining trusts, and to provide for criminal penalties and punishment of corporations, firms and persons, and to promote free competition in commerce and all classes of business, both intrastate business and interstate business.
HB 9 21-0 (1889) Relating to defining trusts, and providing for penalties and punishment of corporations, persons, firms, and associations of persons connected with them, and promoting free competition in the state of Texas.
HB 117 21-0 (1889) Relating to defining trusts, and providing for penalties and punishment of corporations, persons, firms, and associations of persons connected with them, and promoting free competition in the state of Texas.
HB 136 21-0 (1889) Relating to defining trusts, and providing for penalties and punishment of corporations, persons, firms, and associations of persons connected with them, and promoting free competition in the state of Texas.
HB 192 21-0 (1889) Relating to defining trusts, and providing for penalties and punishment of corporations, persons, firms, and associations of persons connected with them, and promoting free competition in the state of Texas.
HB 313 21-0 (1889) Relating to defining trusts, and providing for penalties and punishment of corporations, persons, firms, and associations of persons connected with them, and promoting free competition in the state of Texas.

The Legislative Archive System is a work in progress. Complete information is not available for all bills and all sessions. Visit the Legislative Archive System status page for details. Please contact the Legislative Reference Library at 512-463-1252 if you have any questions. Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.