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HB 547 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 619 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1823 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to properly recorded diacritical marks in vital statistics records, driver's licenses, commercial driver's licenses, and personal identification certificates. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2860 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information for an adult. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4079 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to microfiche, microfilm, or electronic storage of birth records. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 1362 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to notification and informational materials regarding mutual consent voluntary adoption registries. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
HB 984 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 2058 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2960 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to certain information reported to county voter registrars and to the Department of Public Safety and to the cancellation of a driver's license based on that information. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2464 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an additional fee for certain birth records to fund child abuse prevention programs; imposing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3230 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3252 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the confidentiality of birth and death records. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
SB 1836 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the funding of the Texas Home Visiting Program; authorizing voluntary contributions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 69 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the application of a vital statistics record fee to general records management. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 898 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to certain requirements relating to the issuance of a marriage license or the recording of a declaration of informal marriage and to the maintenance of marriage and divorce indexes by the bureau of vital statistics. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2061 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the reporting of certain information to the director of the bureau of vital statistics. House: Elections
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2301 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2590 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the reporting of certain information to county voter registrars and to the Department of Public Safety and to the cancellation of a driver's license based on that information. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2968 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to birth records of adopted children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 287 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to birth records of adopted children. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 256 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to birth records of children born in this state; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 363 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to certain requirements relating to the issuance of a marriage license or the recording of a declaration of informal marriage and to the maintenance of marriage and divorce indexes by the bureau of vital statistics. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 1212 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to certain requirements relating to the issuance of a marriage license or the recording of a declaration of informal marriage and to the maintenance of marriage and divorce indexes by the bureau of vital statistics. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4297 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4470 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to birth records of adopted children. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
SB 499 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: England, Kirk
Relating to birth records of adopted children. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1277 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to birth records of adopted children. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 525 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to birth records of adopted children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 578 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to certain requirements relating to an application for a marriage license and an affidavit of an absent applicant for a marriage license and to the maintenance of marriage and divorce indexes by the bureau of vital statistics; providing penalties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 691 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to certain requirements relating to an application for a marriage license and an affidavit of an absent applicant for a marriage license and to the maintenance of marriage and divorce indexes by the bureau of vital statistics; providing penalties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 726 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to prohibiting informal marriage and repealing procedures for recognition of those marriages. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues No action taken in committee
HB 1377 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to certain requirements relating to an application for a marriage license and an affidavit of an absent applicant for a marriage license and to the maintenance of marriage and divorce indexes by the bureau of vital statistics; providing penalties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3797 80-0 (2007) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to exempting local registrars and county clerks from certain bureau of vital statistics fees. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 47 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Strama, Mark
Relating to certain requirements relating to the issuance of a marriage license or the recording of a declaration of informal marriage and to the maintenance of marriage and divorce indexes by the bureau of vital statistics. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 221 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to birth records of adopted children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 723 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to certain reports filed with the bureau of vital statistics. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 770 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to birth records of adopted children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1124 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to fees charged for a vital statistics record. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2620 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the recognition of an informal marriage. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
SB 364 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to birth records of adopted children. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1524 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to fees charged for a vital statistics record. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 177 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the regulation of certain international matchmaking organizations; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1353 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a fee for preserving vital statistics records. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1778 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to access to birth records under the public information law. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2886 78-0 (2003) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to certain certificates and reports filed with the bureau of vital statistics. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2990 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to birth and death certificates. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 861 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Marchant, Kenny
Relating to access to birth records under the public information law. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1417 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to change of name and vital statistics information based on gender reassignment. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1553 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to birth and death certificates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 1587 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to bureau of vital statistics forms. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1744 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a fee for preserving vital statistics records. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 761 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to fees for copies of birth and death certificates. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1587 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2332 77-0 (2001) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a fee for preserving vital statistics records. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 879 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1586 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to fees for copies of birth and death certificates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 13 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to birth records of adopted children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 16 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the recognition of an informal marriage. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 836 76-0 (1999) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to access under the public information law to birth and death indexes. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1514 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to implementation of certain procedures to ensure accuracy of medical assistance eligibility lists. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1579 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1622 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the parent-child relationship and to suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2355 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the adoption, protection, and placement of children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Considered in Calendars
HB 2723 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to the prohibition against the collection of certain information. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3741 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to regulation by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services of certain child-care facilities, family homes, and child-placing agencies. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1592 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to implementation of certain procedures to ensure accuracy of medical assistance eligibility lists. Senate: Human Services Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 1444 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to administration of vital statistics records. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 444 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to administration of vital statistics records. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1341 74-0 (1995) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the operation and funding of the Work and Family Policies Clearinghouse. House: Economic Development
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 277 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Ciro
Relating to reporting a finding of paternity to the State Registrar of Vital Statistics. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 642 72-0 (1991) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Ciro
Relating to indexing of birth and death records maintained by the Texas Department of Health and to the provision of death information to county clerks and the Texas Veterans Commission. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2047 71-0 (1989) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to certain information collected by the State Bureau of Vital Statistics. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 973 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to services provided by and records maintained by the Bureau of Vital Statistics of the Texas Department of Health or by local registration officials. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1561 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to certain information collected by the State Bureau of Vital Statistics. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Pending in committee
HB 713 70-0 (1987) Author: Warner, Larry Relating to the establishment of branch offices of county clerks for the purpose of issuing marriage licenses and certified copies of certain birth and death certificates. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 768 70-0 (1987) Author: Patrick, Kae
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the confidentiality of birth and death records maintained by the Bureau of Vital Statistics of the Texas Department of Health or by local registration officials. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 906 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the transfer of the duty to register births and deaths from a justice of the peace acting as a local registrar of births and deaths to a county clerk upon written agreement between both parties; providing for the ratification of such agreement by the commissioners court. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 933 70-0 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the confidentiality of birth and death records. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2006 70-0 (1987) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to birth and death records. House: Public Health Pending in committee
HB 2254 70-0 (1987) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to access to information contained in birth records maintained by the Texas Department of Health and local registrars of births and information contained in files sealed by the court in proceedings in which adoption, termination of the parent-child relationship, or both are sought. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
SB 385 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to birth and death records. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 653 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Eckels, Robert
Relating to the confidentiality of birth and death records. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Laid on the table subject to call
HB 666 69-0 (1985) Author: Lee, Don Relating to the status of certain birth and death records. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 730 69-0 (1985) Author: Lee, Don
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to a violation of the Vital Statistics Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Returned from Senate as amended
HB 855 69-0 (1985) Author: Patrick, Kae Relating to the confidentiality of birth and death records maintained by the Bureau of Vital Statistics of the Texas Department of Health or by local registration officials. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1469 69-0 (1985) Author: Lee, Don Relating to records of births and deaths. House: Public Health Placed on Consent Calendar
SB 592 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the status of certain birth and death records. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 596 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Lee, Don
Relating to a violation of the vital statistics act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1105 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Lee, Don
Relating to information in records of births and deaths; providing for hearings. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 870 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, Don Relating to the appointment of a local registrar of births and deaths, and to reports and records of vital statistics. House: County Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 791 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Lee, Don
Relating to the appointment of a local registrar of births and deaths and to reports, transcripts, and records of vital statistics. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 841 67-0 (1981) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to interlocal contracts for the registration of vital statistics. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 998 67-0 (1981) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the fee charged by the Texas Department of Health for copies of vital records. House: Health Services Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1852 67-0 (1981) Author: Lee, Don Relating to the authority of the state registrar of vital statistics and local registration officials to refuse to issue copies of certain records. House: Health Services Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 2085 67-0 (1981) Author: Pierce, George Relating to the duties of the Local Registrar to strictly enforce the provisions of the Act; giving the State Registrar supervisory authority over the Local Registrars, Deputy Local Registrars, and Subregistrars. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 2136 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the accessibility of birth and death records. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
SB 255 67-0 (1981) Author: Richards, Mike Relating to certain information to be required in birth or death certificates. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Notice given - 1 hr. suspend rules to consider
SB 292 67-0 (1981) Author: Richards, Mike
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the fee charged by the Texas Department of Health for copies of vital records. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 345 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to the correction of certain errors on certificates of birth. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 972 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Pierce, George
Relating to reporting of and prosecution of violations and of the law dealing with vital statistics. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 973 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Lee, Don
Relating to the authority of the State Registrar of Vital Statistics to make an addendum to birth, death or fetal death records on receipt of certain information and to the authority of the State Register and local registration officials to refuse to issue certified copies of birth, death, or fetal death records; providing for notice to persons applying for such certified copies and an opportunity for a hearing. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 63 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the notation of death on the birth certificates of certain persons who die under 18 years of age and to the duties of the county clerk and the local registrar on receipt of a death notice. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 504 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Ezzell, Michael H.
Relating to false entries, altered certificates, records, or reports, fraudulent conduct, failure to furnish information, file certificates, or perform certain duties relative to information required by the vital statistics law. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 930 66-0 (1979) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Reyes, Ben T.
Relating to information about persons with Spanish surnames on record of vital statistics. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 76 65-0 (1977) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the acquisition of records of the Bureau of Vital Statistics by persons 18 years of age and older. House: Health & Welfare Coauthor authorized
HB 1846 65-0 (1977) Author: Bock II, Bennie
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the fee charged by the Texas Department of Health Resources for a delayed certificate of birth and for copies of vital statistics. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 783 65-0 (1977) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the indication of Spanish origin in certain records filed with the Bureau of Vital Statistics. Senate: Human Resources Motion lost
SB 829 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the fees for certified copies of vital statistics records. Senate: Human Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 145 64-0 (1975) Author: Miller, Chris Relating to public access to certain birth and death records. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1363 63-0 (1973) Author: Clayton, Bill
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to certain reports, permits, and duties required by the State Department of Health regarding death. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 613 62-0 (1971) Author: Harding, Forrest A. Relating to fees for certified copies of certain vital statistics.
SB 254 62-0 (1971) Author: Christie, Joe
Sponsor: Harding, Forrest A.
Relating to the fee charged for certified copies of vital records issued by the State Registrar and for searching the files of the Bureau of Vital Statistics.
HB 40 60-0 (1967) Author: Harding, Forrest Ashby | et. al. Relating to the filing of divorce and annulment of marriage information with the State Bureau of Vital Statistics.
HB 665 60-0 (1967) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to amending certain statutes providing for an increase in the fees for the filing of delayed certificates of birth; for certified copies of vital records issued by the State Registrar and for searching the files of the State Bureau of Vital Statistics; for the filing of new birth certificates based on adoption, legitimation, and paternity determination; and for the filing of amendments to birth certificates based on court orders of change of name; providing an effective date.
HB 384 58-0 (1963) Author: Carriker, Max D. Relating to requiring district clerks to report certain divorce information to the State Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics; providing for the payment of a fee by anyone receiving divorce information from the Bureau and the accounting for such fee by the Bureau.
HB 646 58-0 (1963) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to requiring district and county clerks to report certain information relative to divorce, annulments, births, deaths, and marriages to the State Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics; providing for the indexing and dissemination of such information by the Bureau of Vital Statistics.
HB 253 57-0 (1961) Author: Korioth, Thomas Anthony "Tony" Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the filing of a record of each marriage, each divorce and annulment of marriage in this State with the State Registrar of Vital Statistics.
HB 427 57-0 (1961) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to amending Rule 54a of Article 4477, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes, providing for an increase in the fees for certified copies of vital records issued by the State Registrar of Vital Statistics; providing fees for the filing of new birth certificates based on adoption, legitimation, and paternity determination; providing the time this Act shall take effect.
SB 69 57-0 (1961) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to amending a certain Statute increasing fees charged for certified copies of vital records issued by the State Registrar of Vital Statistics and for searching the files of the State Bureau of Vital Statistics.
SB 200 57-0 (1961) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to amending a certain Statute and the Penal Code of Texas providing for the filing of a statistical report of each marriage, divorce, and annulment of marriage in this state with the State Registrar of Vital Statistics; providing the time this Act shall take effect.
SB 162 56-0 (1959) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing for the filing of a record of each marriage, each divorce and annulment of marriage in this state with the State Registrar of Vital Statistics.
SB 163 56-0 (1959) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending certain acts by providing for the filing of applications for delayed registrations of birth with the State Registrar of Vital Statistics and, under certain conditions, with the county courts for probate matters; providing the time this Act shall take effect.
SB 164 56-0 (1959) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to amending certain acts by providing for the transfer of the item as to the legitimacy status of a person from the legal certificate of birth to that section of the certificate entitled "For Medical and Health Use Only," providing that the section "For Medical and Health Use Only" shall not be considered a part of the legal certificate of birth; and providing the time this Act shall take effect.
HB 272 55-0 (1957) Author: Cox, John Trimmier Morrison Relating to amending certain Acts by increasing the fees for certified copies of vital records furnished by county clerks and the State Registrar of Vital Statistics and for searching the records of the State Bureau of Vital Statistics, by authorizing deposit of fees in the Vital Statistics Fund oftener than at the close of each month, and by providing for a refund of fees where the Bureau cannot render the service for which the fee was paid.
SB 167 55-0 (1957) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to amending certain Acts to provide that the state registrar, county clerk, or local registrar shall not issue a certified copy disclosing illegitimacy or otherwise disclose illegitimacy unless the issuance of the certified copy or the disclosure is authorized by order of the county court of the county in which the birth, death, or fetal death occurred; providing that access to certain files based on legitimation, paternity determination, and adoption shall not be authorized except upon order of a court of competent jurisdiction.
SB 168 55-0 (1957) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to amending certain Acts to provide that a certificate of stillbirth shall be signed by the person in attendance at the stillbirth.
SB 169 55-0 (1957) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to amending certain Acts by increasing the fees for certified copies of vital records furnished by county clerks and the State Registrar of Vital Statistics and for searching the records of the State Bureau of Vital Statistics, by authorizing deposit of fees in the vital statistics fund oftener than at the close of each month, and by providing for a refund of fees where the Bureau cannot render the service for which the fee was paid.
HB 243 52-0 (1951) Author: Lehman, Henry G. "Bud" Relating to amending certain acts by providing that the State Department of Health shall make and may amend regulations for collecting, recording, transcribing, compiling and preserving vital statistics and shall be authorized to suspend any part or parts of the Vital Statistics Law in time of disaster and substitute emergency regulations therefor.
SB 218 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for a standard burial-transit permit; regulations of the State Department of Health regulating the disposal, transportation, interment, and disinterment of dead bodies to such extent as may be reasonable and necessary for the protection of the public health and safety.
SB 219 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to amending certain acts to provide that the State Department of Health shall make and may amend regulations for collecting, recording, transcribing, compiling and preserving vital statistics and shall be authorized to suspend any part or parts of the Vital Statistics Law in time of disaster and substitute emergency regulations therefor.
HB 176 51-0 (1949) Author: Wood, Clifford W. Relating to amending a previous Act, establishing the Central Bureau of Vital Statistics and State Registrar of Vital Statistics.
HB 751 51-0 (1949) Author: Miller, Jr., William Andrew Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the issuance of a certified copy of the record, or any part thereof, of any birth or death registered under the provisions of this Act, in form approved by the State Department of Health.
SB 301 51-0 (1949) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to amending a previous Act, establishing the central Bureau of Vital Statistics.
HB 58 50-0 (1947) Author: McVey, Clinton Elmer Relating to authorizing the gathering, keeping and use of certain data or information through the Bureau of Vital Statistics of the State Department of Health, affecting the marital status of persons within this state.
HB 637 49-0 (1945) Author: Files, Rae Mandette Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for a uniform system of reporting adoptions to the State Department of Public Welfare; providing a repealing clause; providing a saving clause.
HB 654 49-0 (1945) Author: Mabe, Jake M. | et. al. Relating to amending the Vital Statistics Law so as to secure records of births, adoption and marriages and other matters pertaining to the names, location and identity of the citizens or residents of this state; defining certain offenses and prescribing penalties therefor; prescribing the method for enforcing the provisions of this Act.
HB 325 48-0 (1943) Author: Sadler, Harley Herman Relating to providing for the registration in this State of the names of all divorced persons, names of any children, and date divorce granted, and for the compiling and preservation of records for such purposes.
HB 502 48-0 (1943) Author: Baker, Noel C. Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Department of Health for the State Bureau of Vital Statistics for the employment of necessary assistance and the amounts and the purchases of essential supplies in the issuance of certified copies of certificates.
HB 507 48-0 (1943) Author: Brawner, Herbert F. | et. al. Relating to providing for the registration in this state of marriages, and for the compiling and preservation of records for such purposes.
HB 628 48-0 (1943) Author: Goodman, James H. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide that if the husband is deceased, divorced, or permanently or temporarily outside the limits of the United States or if his whereabouts are unknown, the mother shall have the right to file with the local registrar the certificate of marriage to which may be attached a birth certificate for each child giving certain information.
HB 695 48-0 (1943) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for uniform fees to be charged for the issuance of delayed birth and death certificates by the Probate Court, Clerk thereof, and the State Registrar.
HB 765 48-0 (1943) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide that a certified copy of any birth or death certificate wherein a child, or an adult, is stated to be illegitimate may be issued by the State Registrar or any local registrar upon an order of the Probate Court; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 821 47-0 (1941) Author: Roark, Woodrow W. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes relating to the registration of births and deaths.
HB 913 47-0 (1941) Author: McAlister, Obel L. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes to provide for the filing of a birth record in the county where the birth occurred or where the parents resided at the time of the birth.
SB 442 47-0 (1941) Author: Martin, Jesse E. Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the filing of a birth record in the county where the birth occurred or where the parents resided at the time of the birth of such child, or where such child now resides; providing for the registration of a birth that has not been previously registered.
SB 116 43-0 (1933) Author: Beck, John W. E. H. | et. al. Relating to vital statistics.
SB 20 41-1 (1929) Author: Beck, John W. E. H. Relating to amending certain laws relating to a system of Vital Statistics, and formation of Registration Districts and Local Registrars of Birth and Deaths and for Deputy-Registrars for the duties of such officers and their compensation.
HB 44 40-1 (1927) Author: Lipscomb, George Raiford | et. al. Relating to providing for an adequate system of Vital Statistics, and for the registration of all births in this State, and for the compiling and preservation of records for such purposes; providing for issuance of birth and death certificates and certificates for disposing of all dead bodies in this State; providing penalties.
SB 46 40-1 (1927) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin Relating to providing for an adequate system of Vital Statistics, and for the registration of all births and deaths in this State, and for the compiling and preservation of records for such purposes; providing penalties for violating certain provisions of this Act.
HB 360 35-0 (1917) Author: Blalock, Myron Geer Relating to establishing a Bureau of Vital Statistics for the State Board of Health, providing for an adequate system for the registration of births and deaths in the State of Texas, providing penalties for the violation of any of the provisions of this Act, making appropriation for the efficient enforcement of the same.
SB 188 35-0 (1917) Author: McCollum, Augustus Rounsaville | et. al. Relating to establishing a Bureau of Vital Statistics for the State Board of Health, providing for an adequate system for the registration of births and deaths; providing penalties.
HB 160 35-4 (1918) Author: Fly, William Madden Relating to providing a permanent record of all marriages and divorces in the State; prescribing a fee to be paid upon the issuance of the marriage license.
SB 274 32-0 (1911) Relating to amending Section 10 of Chapter 30 of the General Laws of the State of Texas, passed by the Thirty-first Legislature (1909), at its Regular Session, approved April 21st, 1909, relating to the Texas State Board of Health and Vital Statistics, and repeal Section 11 of said Chapter; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
SB 168 28-0 (1903) Relating to carry in effect Section 32, of Article 16, of the Constitution of the State of Texas in relation to a State board of health and vital statistics; to change the name of the quarantine department to the department of public health and vital statistics, and to create and establish a State bureau of vital statistics within said department and to provide for the record and preservation of its vital statistics, etc.

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