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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 11 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 3 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 877 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty. Filed
HB 48 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety to operate one or more southbound vehicle checkpoints near the international border of this state for the purpose of preventing certain criminal offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 288 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron | et. al.
Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to operate one or more southbound vehicle checkpoints near the international border of this state for the purpose of preventing certain criminal offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1700 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to checkpoints to ensure the validity of licenses and financial responsibility of vehicle operators. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
HB 84 82-1 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to operate one or more southbound vehicle checkpoints near the international border of this state for the purpose of preventing certain criminal offenses. Filed
SB 43 82-1 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to operate one or more southbound vehicle checkpoints near the international border of this state for the purpose of preventing certain criminal offenses. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Received from the Senate
HCR 10 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick Requesting TxDOT to assist the federal government to establish DCLs at the Texas-Mexico border crossings in order to facilitate cross-border employment, and the free movement of people and goods. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SCR 8 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Requesting the Texas Department of Transportation to assist the federal government to establish Dedicated Commuter Lanes at the Texas-Mexico border crossings in order to facilitate cross-border employment, and the free movement of people and goods. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Transportation
SCR 25 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Memorializing Congress to recognize the impact on Texas of the federal policy of opening the border to Mexican trucks in accordance with provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Filed without the Governor's signature
HB 495 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to the establishment and maintenance of one-stop border inspection stations. House: Transportation Considered in Calendars
HB 496 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the operation of vehicle theft checkpoints near the Mexican border. House: Public Safety
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1859 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Relating to one-stop inspection stations at the border of this state and Mexico. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1907 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the limited law enforcement authority of certain agents or officers of the government of the United States. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1927 76-0 (1999) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to the safe operation of vehicles on highways through the enforcement of certain laws relating to the operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated and through drug and alcohol driving awareness programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HCR 18 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Urging the United States Department of Transportation to provide additional funding for the Texas Department of Public Safety to increase manpower at the border to perform truck inspections. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Signed by the Governor
HCR 108 76-0 (1999) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al. Urging the United States Department of Transportation to provide additional funding for the Texas Department of Public Safety to increase manpower at the border to perform truck inspections. House: State, Federal & International Relations No action taken in committee
SB 398 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the authority of certain law enforcement agencies to establish a checkpoint on a highway or street to determine whether persons are driving while intoxicated. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 913 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and maintenance of one-stop border inspection stations by the Texas Department of Transportation in Brownsville, Laredo, and El Paso. House: Transportation
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SR 154 69-0 (1985) Author: Uribe, Hector Expressing displeasure with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration in their conducting car-by-car searches at the border.

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