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HB 946 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Relating to vehicles exempt from vehicle safety inspections. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1312 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to the number of emissions inspections performed by certain vehicle inspection stations. House: Transportation Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 1793 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the inspection of certain commercial motor vehicles that are not domiciled in this state. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 2321 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement programs and local initiative projects. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2462 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the titling of motor vehicles; creating a criminal offense and authorizing fees. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2568 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to a review of the motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program to vehicles of certain model years. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2569 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to a review of the motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2784 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to vehicles exempt from vehicle safety inspections. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2954 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the authority of a county to end a low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program in the county. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3678 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the registration and inspection periods for motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3683 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to periodic motor vehicle inspections; reducing a fee. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3995 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections and the imposition of replacement fees. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1001 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Paul, Dennis | et. al.
Relating to vehicle safety inspections, including vehicles exempt from those inspections. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1093 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the inspection of certain commercial motor vehicles that are not domiciled in this state. Senate: Transportation Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1588 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron
Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections and the imposition of replacement fees. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2076 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the titling of motor vehicles; creating a criminal offense and authorizing fees. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
See remarks for effective date
SB 2137 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a fee associated with a required inspection of a motor vehicle for certain title transfers; authorizing a fee. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 2171 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the number of emissions inspections performed by certain vehicle inspection stations. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 161 85-1 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the authority of a county to end a low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program in the county. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 205 85-1 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to a review of the motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program to vehicles of certain model years. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HCR 28 85-1 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Directing the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to identify the minimum state motor vehicle inspection and maintenance program required to maintain air quality in compliance with the provisions of the federal Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 58 85-1 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections. Filed
HB 151 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to authorizing a credit representing motor fuels taxes against, and imposing, a mileage tax and to the use of revenue from that tax; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1888 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to commercial driver's licenses and commercial learner's permits and the operation of commercial motor vehicles; authorizing a fee; increasing a penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
See remarks for effective date
HB 1905 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to certain state and local taxes, including ad valorem taxes, and to the repeal of certain of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 2115 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the initial inspection period for motor vehicles purchased by certain commercial fleet buyers. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 2169 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to requiring used motor vehicle dealers to inspect vehicles for sale to consumers for certain defects; creating a civil penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3648 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to motor vehicle registration and safety inspections; repealing certain fees and increasing certain fees. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1675 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the repeal of mandatory periodic motor vehicle inspections. Senate: Transportation Co-author authorized
HB 114 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to voluntary emissions inspections in border counties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 828 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the emissions inspection and safety certification of vehicles retrofitted to operate on compressed natural gas. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1309 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to authorizing a credit representing motor fuels taxes against, and imposing, a mileage tax and to the use of revenue from that tax; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2144 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to authorizing a fee increase for a compulsory inspection of a motor vehicle. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2305 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to motor vehicle inspections; creating an offense; changing the collection method for certain fees. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
See remarks for effective date
HB 2875 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the motor vehicle inspection program; creating an offense; amending the amount of certain fees. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2876 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to fees for the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles; authorizing a maximum fee to be charged by an inspection station. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3489 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the inspection period for a motor vehicle. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3666 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to authorizing a public safety fee for the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3724 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the certification of inspectors and inspection stations for the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles and the enforcement of that program; authorizing fees. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3812 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to authorizing the optional imposition of a county air quality fee at the time of an emissions-related inspection. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
SB 888 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the initial inspection period for certain vehicles. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1154 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to delinquent motor vehicle registrations and inspections; authorizing a change in the amount of a fee. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1350 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the motor vehicle inspection program; creating an offense; changing the collection method for certain fees. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1791 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a county air quality fee imposed at the time of an emissions-related inspection. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 890 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to certain custom vehicles and street rods. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2777 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the registration and compulsory inspection of certain street rods and custom vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3296 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to transferring the motor vehicle inspection program from the Texas Department of Public Safety to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 197 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 399 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to a diesel vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program and low-income vehicle repair assistance for diesel vehicles. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 951 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the registration and compulsory inspection of certain street rods and custom vehicles. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 56 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to the theft or unlawful possession of a motor vehicle inspection certificate; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 470 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the denial, suspension, or revocation of a motor vehicle inspection station certificate or an inspector certificate. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 715 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to motor vehicle inspection stations that perform emissions inspections using only the onboard diagnostic system of inspected vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1040 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of operating a motor vehicle with an expired inspection certificate. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1250 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to fees, adjustments, corrections, and repairs in connection with a vehicle inspection. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1347 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the installation of nitrous oxide systems on vehicles intended for use on public roads. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2777 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the requirement that an applicant for registration of a vehicle provide proof that the vehicle has passed a compulsory vehicle inspection. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2918 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to a motor vehicle dealer's duty to notify buyers of compulsory inspection requirements for certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3457 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3490 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the administrative consequences of certain conduct committed by a holder of a motor vehicle inspection station certificate or an inspector certificate. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4089 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to motor vehicle emissions inspections for certain salvage vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4539 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the vehicle inspection program. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 368 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the denial, suspension, or revocation of a motor vehicle inspection station certificate or an inspector certificate. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 2110 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 372 80-0 (2007) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the purchase of certain used motor vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1718 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to motor vehicle inspection fee refunds for vehicles used by volunteer fire departments. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1862 80-0 (2007) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to penalties for certain violations by a person or facility certified to conduct vehicle and equipment inspections required by law. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2181 80-0 (2007) Author: Crabb, Joe Relating to a late fee charged in connection with the inspection of a vehicle with an invalid inspection certificate. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2565 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee on motor vehicle inspections related to safety and emissions. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3258 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to fees, adjustments, corrections, and repairs in connection with a vehicle inspection. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3594 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to motor vehicle inspection facilities near the border of this state and Mexico. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 2136 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to certain penalties and fees imposed for operating a motor vehicle or vessel in violation of law. House: Transportation Record vote
HB 2843 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to required participation by certain counties in the vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2893 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to a motor vehicle liability insurance compliance program; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 125 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the display of a license plate on a motor vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 569 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to meetings between representatives of the Texas Department of Transportation and Mexican states on transportation and truck inspection issues. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
SB 650 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the continuation of the Texas emissions reduction plan, including the funding for the plan. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 646 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to the inspection of commercial motor vehicles in certain counties containing a port of entry. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1374 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to safety and emissions inspections of motor vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1422 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to a lost, stolen, or destroyed motor vehicle inspection certificate. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
HB 2883 78-0 (2003) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the creation of an inspection information database for commercial motor vehicles. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 2963 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle emissions in counties participating in early action compacts. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 3090 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to administrative hearings held in matters regarding the regulation of motor vehicle inspection stations and inspectors House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 3450 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to the inspection of trailers designed to carry intermodal freight containers. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3554 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to motor vehicle inspection facilities near the border of this state and Mexico. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 795 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the punishment for a corporation or association convicted of an offense involving the criminally negligent inspection, maintenance, or operation of a commercial motor vehicle. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 978 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the automation of the compulsory motor vehicle inspection system. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Referred to Law Enforcement
SB 1064 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to commercial vehicle inspections. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security No action taken in committee
SB 1159 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle emissions in counties participating in early action compacts. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SCR 20 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Memorializing Congress to fund one-stop border vehicle inspection facilities. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Sent to the Governor
SB 44 78-1 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the use of the TexasOnline project in connection with the purchasing of motor vehicle inspection certificates and the sending of inspection records, reports, and information to the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 107 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to the automation of the compulsory motor vehicle inspection system. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 802 77-0 (2001) Author: Hope, Ruben | et. al. Relating to incentives for the sale, purchase, or use of certain vehicles. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 832 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to creating an advisory committee to assist the Department of Public Safety in the certification of motor vehicle inspection stations and inspectors. House: Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2058 77-0 (2001) Author: Moreno, Joe
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the inspection of a commercial motor carrier's premises by municipal police officers. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2134 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle emissions; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2787 77-0 (2001) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to notifying students of institutions of higher education of emissions inspection requirements for certain vehicles and enforcement of vehicle inspection laws by those institutions. House: Public Safety
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 2939 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to a prohibition on the issuance of an inspection certificate. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3071 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to matters regarding the regulation of motor vehicle inspection stations and inspectors. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3091 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to motor vehicle inspection facilities near the border of this state and Mexico. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3375 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the inspection of motor carriers before they leave a port of entry onto the public roads in a county greater than three million. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3523 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the implementation of the state implementation plan to meet federal ambient air quality standards. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3547 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the motor vehicle inspection fee and the use of revenues derived from that fee. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3551 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to inspection of commercial vehicles from across the border. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 220 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to the regulation and enforcement of weight limitations and safety standards for certain motor vehicles and the enforcement of certain other traffic laws; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 391 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roberto
Relating to the automation of the compulsory motor vehicle inspection system. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Motion fails
SB 1028 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the motor vehicle inspection fee and the use of revenues derived from that fee. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1278 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to placement of vehicle registration and inspection stickers. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1559 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to motor vehicle inspection facilities near the border of this state and Mexico. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2794 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the automation of the compulsory motor vehicle inspection system. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 910 70-0 (1987) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to fees for appointment of vehicle inspectors and state-appointed stations. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1096 70-0 (1987) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to the inspection of certain vehicles. House: Transportation 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1610 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the fee collected for the compulsory safety inspection of a motor vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1625 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to punishment of the offenses of late registration and late inspection of a motor vehicle. House: Transportation Comm. laid on table subj. to call
SB 1218 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to punishment of the offenses of late registration and late inspection of a motor vehicle. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1437 69-0 (1985) Author: Ceverha, Bill Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles and fees collected for the inspection. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1873 69-0 (1985) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to compulsory motor vehicle inspection and the fees derived from those inspections. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 877 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the compulsory inspection of motor vehicles and fees collected for the inspection and their disposition. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
HB 978 68-0 (1983) Author: Price, Albert Relating to a warranty that a used passenger car satisfies the requirement of the state motor vehicle inspection law. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
HB 1081 68-0 (1983) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the raising of funds for the Department of Public Safety, and the reform of the State Motor Vehicle Inspection Program. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1407 68-0 (1983) Author: Patronella, David Relating to a warranty by certain sellers that a passenger car satisfies the uniform safety standards established under the state motor vehicle inspection law. House: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2041 68-0 (1983) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to a motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Transportation No action taken
SB 444 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Martinez, Walter
Relating to fees for compulsory inspection of certain vehicles and to the raising of funds for the law enforcement and custodial officer supplemental retirement funds. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1177 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to a warranty by certain sellers that a passenger car satisfies the uniform safety standards established under the state motor vehicle inspection law. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 1205 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to a motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program, to certain powers and duties of the Public Safety Commission, and to certain powers and duties of the Department of Public Safety. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1298 67-0 (1981) Author: Cofer, Lanell Relating to safety inspection of motor vehicles sold by dealers. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 2211 67-0 (1981) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to compulsory inspection of certain vehicles. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
SB 955 67-0 (1981) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to compulsory inspection of certain vehicles, inspection stations, inspectors, and fees. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 990 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to inspection of vehicles registered or titled in another state before registration or issuance of title in the State of Texas. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 151 67-1 (1981) Author: Wieting, Leroy J.
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to control of agricultural diseases and pests. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HCR 40 67-1 (1981) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Authorizing the governor to direct the Air Control Board to proceed with motor vehicle inspection program for Harris County. House: Rules Withdrawn from calendar
HB 308 66-0 (1979) Author: Coleman, Ronald Relating to inspection of certain motor vehicles before registration. House: Transportation Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 726 66-0 (1979) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to air quality control. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 957 66-0 (1979) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to safety standards for vehicle windshields. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1736 66-0 (1979) Author: Cofer, Lanell
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to safety inspection of motor vehicles sold by dealers; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1810 66-0 (1979) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to a motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 2032 66-0 (1979) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the authority of constables to enforce certain requirements for motor vehicle. House: Transportation Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2138 66-0 (1979) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to a study of the effectiveness of various programs for inspection and maintenance of automobiles and the establishment of a pilot program to examine the feasibility of a system for testing emission of air contaminants from motor vehicles or inspecting motor vehicle parameters affecting such emissions together with inspecting motor vehicle safety features and facilitating vehicle registration, and the development of and preparation for a motor vehicle inspection and maintenance program. House: Environmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 108 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Coleman, Ronald
Relating to inspection of and fees for inspection of certain motor vehicles before issuance of certification of title registration and to certain regulations governing inspection stations. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1119 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to safety standards for vehicle windshields. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 146 65-0 (1977) Author: Kaster, James J. Relating to safety standards for vehicle windshields. House: Transportation Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 441 65-0 (1977) Author: McDonald, Sr., T.H. Relating to the placement, inspection, and recording of permanent identification numbers on parts of certain vehicles; providing a civil penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Subcommittee on Motor Transportation
HB 1256 65-0 (1977) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to compulsory inspection of certain vehicles, inspection stations, inspectors, and uniform standards of safety. House: Transportation Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1772 65-0 (1977) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to an inspection certificate for a motor vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
SB 1302 65-0 (1977) Author: McKnight, Peyton
Sponsor: Wyatt, Jr., Joe
Relating to compulsory inspection of certain vehicles, inspection stations, inspectors, and uniform standards of safety. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 561 64-0 (1975) Author: Gilley, Smith Relating to fees for certifying physical examination of motor and serial numbers or permanent identification number of certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation Reported from committee with substitute
HB 713 64-0 (1975) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Relating to the requirement and inspection of safety guards or flaps on certain motor vehicles. House: Transportation Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 750 64-0 (1975) Author: Salem, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Relating to fraudulent representations in connection with the inspection of vehicles. House: Transportation Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1124 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to compulsory inspection of certain vehicles, inspection stations, inspectors, and uniform standards of safety. House: Transportation Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 731 64-0 (1975) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to inspection of certain vehicles. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 41 63-0 (1973) Author: Kaster, James J. Relating to safety standards for vehicle windshields. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 195 63-0 (1973) Author: Salem, Joe Relating to the inspection of brakes on certain vehicles; amending Subsection (a), Section 142, Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways (Article 6701d, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 718 63-0 (1973) Author: Wilson, John Eliminating the inspection of tires from annual vehicle inspection. House: Transportation Subcommittee hearing date
HB 853 63-0 (1973) Author: Nichols, R.C. "Nick" Relating to the inspection of protective headgear worn by motorcycle operators and passengers; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Considered in public hearing
HB 854 63-0 (1973) Author: Nichols, R.C. "Nick"
Sponsor: McKinnon, Mike
Relating to the affixing of inspection certificates to motorcycles. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 998 63-0 (1973) Author: Fox, Milton E.
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Authorizing the Department of Public Safety to appoint as official inspections stations vehicle maintenance facilities owned and operated by political subdivisions of the state to inspect vehicles owned by such political subdivisions; making provisions related to the subject; and declaring an emergency. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1023 63-0 (1973) Author: Salem, Joe Relating to fraudulent representations in connection with the inspection of vehicles. House: Transportation Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 6 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the inspection of tires annually on certain motor vehicles; providing an effective date.
HB 60 62-0 (1971) Author: Dramberger, A.L. "Tony" Relating to providing for the inspection of tires annually on motor vehicles.
HB 473 62-0 (1971) Author: Hawn, Joe Relating to providing for the compulsory inspection, adjustment, correction or repair of motor vehicles, trailers, semitrailers, pole trailers, and mobile homes under the supervision of the Texas Department of Public Safety.
HB 900 62-0 (1971) Author: Lombardino, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernal, Joe J.
Relating to the requiring reinspection of a motor vehicle, trailer, semi-trailer, pole trailer, or mobile home after certain damage to the vehicle.
SB 94 62-0 (1971) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to providing for the compulsory inspection, adjustment, correction or repair of motor vehicles, trailers, semitrailers, pole trailers, and mobile homes under the supervision of the Texas Department of Public Safety.
SB 118 62-0 (1971) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to providing for the annual inspection of directional signals on motor vehicles.
SB 119 62-0 (1971) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to providing for the visual inspection of tires annually on motor vehicles.
SB 120 62-0 (1971) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to providing for the annual inspection of windshields on motor vehicles.
SB 727 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack
Sponsor: Slider, James L.
Relating to adding State-owned vehicles under control of the Parks and Wildlife Department or Agencies and Branches of Government for whom appropriations are made under Article VI of the General Appropriations Act, to those of State Agencies exempt from inscription requirements.
SB 7 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to the maintenance and use of exhaust emission systems on certain motor vehicles and motor vehicle engines and to the maintenance and use of exhaust systems on motor vehicles; prohibiting crankcase emissions from certain motor vehicles and motor vehicle engines, etc.
SB 7 61-1 (1969) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to the Commissioners Court providing office space, etc. in county buildings for certain Members of the Legislature in certain counties.
HB 357 60-0 (1967) Author: Crews, David William | et. al. Relating to compulsory inspection of certain equipment on motor vehicles, trailers, semitrailers, pole trailers, and mobile homes registered in this state.
SB 118 60-0 (1967) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to compulsory inspection of certain equipment on motor vehicles, trailers, semi-trailers, pole trailers, and mobile homes registered in this State.
SB 350 60-0 (1967) Author: Wade, James Kuykendall "Jim" Relating to amending certain acts by making seat belts in certain motor vehicles a standard of safety for the issuance of a certificate of inspection.
HB 52 59-0 (1965) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to amending certain acts relating to inspection of motor vehicles.
SB 22 59-0 (1965) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Acts relative to the inspection of motor vehicles.
HB 662 58-0 (1963) Author: Townsend, James Terrell "Terry" | et. al. Relating to the inspection of motor vehicles.
HB 693 57-0 (1961) Author: Lewis, Ben H. Relating to amending a certain Act abolishing the Motor Vehicle Inspection Fund and transferring all its funds to the General Revenue Fund of the State; providing an effective date.
HB 177 56-0 (1959) Author: Hutchins, Jr., Edgar Relating to amending certain acts relating to the inspection of vehicles; requiring the inspection of the steering mechanism of all registered motor vehicles.
HB 367 55-0 (1957) Author: Hutchins, Jr., Edgar Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the inspection of vehicles; requiring the inspection of the steering mechanism of all registered motor vehicles.
HB 19 53-0 (1953) Author: Sellers, Sam C. | et. al. Relating to repealing the "Motor Vehicle Compulsory Inspection Act."
HB 20 53-0 (1953) Author: Hall, Bertie Lee "Bert" | et. al. Relating to repealing the Automobile Inspection Act of 1951 and re-enacting a part of the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways and relating to the inspection of vehicles.
HB 39 53-0 (1953) Author: Buchanan, Dexter Harold "Buck" | et. al. Relating to providing for the compulsory inspection, adjustment, correction or repair of motor vehicles, trailers, semitrailers, pole trailers and mobile homes under the supervision of the Texas Department of Public Safety; providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 78 53-0 (1953) Author: Burkett, Omar | et. al. Relating to repealing the "Automobile Inspection Law."
HB 179 53-0 (1953) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. Relating to repealing the Compulsory Vehicle Inspection Law of 1951; re-enacting a part of the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways and relating to the inspection of vehicles.
HB 772 53-0 (1953) Author: Sentell, C. Frank | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts concerning gross weight of trailers and semi-trailers under the Motor Inspection Act by providing the minimum weight to which this Act may apply;
SB 3 53-0 (1953) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to repealing the Compulsory Vehicle Inspection Law of 1951; re-enacting certain sections of the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways relating to the inspection of vehicles.
SB 9 53-0 (1953) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to repealing the Compulsory Vehicle Inspection Law and re-enacting certain provisions of the Uniform Traffic Act to provide compulsory inspection, adjustment correction or repair of motor vehicles, trailers, semi-trailers, pole trailers and house trailers, and the procedure therefor by the Texas Department of Public Safety; making an appropriation.
HB 223 52-0 (1951) Author: Steward, Jerry Alexander | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts providing for compulsory inspection, adjustment, correction or repair of motor vehicles, trailers, semitrailers, pole trailers, and house trailers under the supervision of the Texas Department of Public Safety; prescribing penalties for violations.
SB 203 52-0 (1951) Author: Bell, John Junior | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts providing for the compulsory inspection, adjustment, correction or repair of motor vehicles, trailers, semi-trailers, pole trailers and house trailers under the supervision of the Texas Department of Public Safety.
HB 64 47-1 (1941) Author: Hoyo, John C. Relating to amending certain Act to make provisions thereof applicable to cities having a population in excess of two hundred and fifty thousand (250,000) inhabitants.
SB 471 45-0 (1937) Relating to empowering and authorizing Cities and Towns in the State of Texas having a population in excess of 230,000 and not exceeding 232,000, according the the last preceding or any future Federal Census, to enact ordinances governing operation of all motor vehicles upon the public thoroughfares of such Cities.
HB 49 43-0 (1933) Author: Alsup, Lon E. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute regulating the testing of automobile lights, and operation of motor vehicles, tractors, motorcycles and bicycles in Texas.

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