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HB 94 86-0 (2019) Author: Minjarez, Ina Relating to the receipt by certain relative caretakers of dependent children of supplemental financial assistance and the assignment of those relative caretakers as protective payees for financial assistance payments; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1035 86-0 (2019) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to protecting freedom of conscience from government discrimination. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2623 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the requirements for a change of name for a person with a final felony conviction or a person required to register as a sex offender. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3085 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an award of costs and attorney's fees and the imposition of sanctions in certain suits for the dissolution of a marriage or affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3158 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3786 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a study conducted by counties on the effectiveness of establishing a family drug court; establishing a family drug court grant program. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 748 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to maternal and newborn health care, including the newborn screening preservation account. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1403 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the jurisdiction of a court to hear and determine issues regarding a child seeking special immigrant juvenile status. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1697 86-0 (2019) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the requirements for a change of name for a person with a final felony conviction or a person required to register as a sex offender. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2089 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Relating to a health care facility's policies regarding advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 498 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in a proceeding involving marriage, a suit for dissolution of a marriage, or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1145 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the designation of a judicial district in Hidalgo County as the district court with preference for family law matters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 1593 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the engagement strategies included in a school district's family engagement plan. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2703 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a temporary order appointing a receiver in a suit for dissolution of a marriage. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2779 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to protecting freedom of conscience from government discrimination. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2927 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to certain powers of an associate judge under the Family Code. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3353 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the certification, training, and supervision of certified family partners and the provision of peer support services by certified family partners to the family or primary caregiver of certain children with serious emotional disturbance. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3522 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to the criteria for issuing a silver alert for a missing senior citizen. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3542 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to the withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining treatment from a pregnant patient; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3785 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to associate judges and court reporters for certain family law cases and proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3928 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land following a transfer between family members. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4041 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to establishing family drug courts in counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4090 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4174 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the limitation on the right of a child's grandparent to request possession of or access to the child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 4284 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the jurisdiction of the statutory county courts of Potter County in family law matters. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 581 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the requirements for a change of name for a person with a final felony conviction or a person required to register as a sex offender. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 912 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to certain powers of an associate judge under the Family Code. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 948 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie W.
Relating to certain information provided to prospective adoptive parents by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1161 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to access to certain preventive health and family planning services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1213 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1540 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the certification, training, and supervision of certified family partners and the provision of peer support services by certified family partners to the family or primary caregiver of certain children with serious emotional disturbance, including the provision of those services under the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1551 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the criteria for issuing a silver alert for a missing senior citizen. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 67 85-1 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the receipt by certain relative caretakers of dependent children of supplemental financial assistance and the assignment of those relative caretakers as protective payees for financial assistance payments; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 152 85-1 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 19 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to a preventive services program and mental health programs for veterans and military families. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 562 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in a proceeding involving marriage, a suit for dissolution of a marriage, or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 899 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in certain family law proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 1167 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the creation of an additional family district court in Harris County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1175 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to certain privileges of a child in a criminal or civil proceeding involving the child's parent or guardian. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1660 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to certain protective orders and magistrate's orders for emergency protection. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1695 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to Internet access to certain district court family dockets. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1699 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the commission of family violence as grounds for an annulment of a marriage. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1781 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to access by a sibling of a child separated from the sibling due to an action by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1824 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the applicability of certain definitions and certain laws governing attorneys ad litem, and amicus attorneys in family law proceedings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1826 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to waivers of citation in certain family law suits. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1901 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining treatment from a pregnant patient. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2159 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to requiring the payment of restitution as a condition of community supervision for offenses involving family violence committed in the presence of certain children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2486 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the right of a person to enter the person's residence or former residence accompanied by a peace officer to recover certain personal property; creating an offense. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2537 84-0 (2015) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to an employee's right to leave to care for a sibling with a serious health condition. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2984 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3376 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the appointment of bailiffs in family district courts in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3729 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to inclusion of family members of veterans court program participants in the treatment and services provided to the participants under the program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3802 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to intervention by a foster parent in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3941 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the creation of an additional family district court for Fort Bend County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3943 84-0 (2015) Author: Rinaldi, Matt Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in a proceeding involving marriage, a suit for dissolution of a marriage, or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4086 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the right to a de novo hearing before the referring court regarding a temporary order rendered by an associate judge in certain family law proceedings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 531 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Leach, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in a proceeding involving marriage, a suit for dissolution of a marriage, or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Considered in Calendars
SB 707 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to access to certain preventive health and family planning services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 739 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the right of a person to enter the person's residence or former residence accompanied by a peace officer to recover certain personal property; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 764 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the creation of an additional family district court in Harris County. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 814 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to waivers of citation in certain family law suits. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 822 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the applicability of certain definitions and certain laws governing attorneys ad litem, guardians ad litem, and amicus attorneys in family law proceedings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1090 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in a proceeding involving marriage, a suit for dissolution of a marriage, or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1322 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the ability of certain relative caretakers of dependent children to receive supplemental financial assistance and be assigned as a protective payee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1932 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the payment of permanency care assistance. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1938 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the creation of an additional family district court for Fort Bend County. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 281 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the right of one immediate family member of certain deceased peace officers to make an oral statement regarding the terms of a plea bargain agreement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 750 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in a proceeding involving marriage, a suit for dissolution of a marriage, or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1098 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to family cost share provisions in the early childhood intervention program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1453 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to visitation for certain children in the temporary managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1808 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to an award of attorney's fees for certain dismissed claims joined to an action under the Family Code. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1811 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to redesignation of the 357th District Court as a family district court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2774 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to intervention by a foster parent in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3402 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the privilege of a child to refuse to testify against the child's parent or guardian. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3717 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to court-ordered access to a child by the child's sibling. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3772 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to criminal history background checks in connection with firearm transfers; creating offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 117 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the right of a person to enter the person's residence or former residence accompanied by a peace officer to recover certain personal property; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
SB 285 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in a proceeding involving marriage, a suit for dissolution of a marriage, or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in this state. Senate: Jurisprudence Co-author authorized
SB 352 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to visitation for certain children in the temporary managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 771 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to training for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 1060 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to family cost share provisions in the early childhood intervention program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1526 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to criminal history background checks in connection with firearm transfers; creating offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 719 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to trial by special judge of certain matters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 841 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to certain statutory references to the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1101 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the right of one immediate family member of certain deceased peace officers to make an oral statement regarding the terms of a plea bargain agreement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1221 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to providing financial assistance to certain kinship caregivers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1506 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who are victims or whose immediate family members are victims of sexual assault. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1623 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to certain information regarding paternity required to be provided to certain pregnant women and mothers of newborns. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1644 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain tests for the early detection of cardiovascular disease in certain children. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1782 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to a report on efforts made by the Department of Family and Protective Services to place children in adoptive homes. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2303 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act for parents and guardians of certain deceased crime victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3234 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the prioritization of requests to release certain case records maintained by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 277 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the preparation of case records of children discharged from foster care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 314 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who are victims or whose immediate family members are victims of sexual assault. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 788 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to certain statutory references to the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 302 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to preferences and designations of certain district courts in Harris County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 353 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to certain health care rights of domestic partners. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 910 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to notice requirements in certain counties for hearings in suits for dissolution of marriage and suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2225 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to creating a committee to review the process for finding permanent placements for children in the conservatorship of the state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2443 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to benefits and services for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2616 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to attorney fees in parent-child proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2860 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to financial assistance programs in connection with certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4260 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to coverage under an automobile insurance policy for certain family members. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4373 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the independent office of consumer affairs for the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 493 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to benefits and services for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1411 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Relating to financial assistance programs in connection with certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2159 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the number of families served by the nurse-family partnership competitive grant program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 567 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the state registry of paternity. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 568 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the requirements for an affidavit of voluntary relinquishment of parental rights and to the inheritance rights of certain parents. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 619 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the involuntary termination of the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 620 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to retroactive child support and notification in cases involving an anticipated adoption that is not completed. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Postponed
HB 876 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the confidentiality of certain identification information of a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 930 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to certain orders rendered by, and preservation of the record in matters heard by, an associate judge under the Family Code. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1342 80-0 (2007) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in Cameron County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1359 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the maximum amount of a monthly subsidy that may be paid under adoption assistance agreements for certain children with special needs. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1703 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the transfer of an embryo except in an adoption proceeding; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1761 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1972 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to requirements applicable to an attorney ad litem representing a child in a child abuse proceeding. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2068 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to trial by special judge in civil and family law cases. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
HB 2486 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in Wichita County. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 3086 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the statute of limitations applicable to certain actions on a claim under a marital property agreement. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3216 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the participation of certain family members in a family-controlled state trust company. House: Financial Institutions Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3468 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to standing for receipt of certain damages based on a death caused by a compensable injury. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3679 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to internships for certain attorneys before engaging in certain trial work in civil matters. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3794 80-0 (2007) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to the establishment of a family home within a property owners association. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
SB 131 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the creation of nursing home family councils. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 615 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in Cameron County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 872 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the maximum amount of a monthly subsidy that may be paid under adoption assistance agreements for certain children with special needs. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1703 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the inspection of registered or listed family homes. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 209 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to challenging an acknowledgment of paternity executed by a minor. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 239 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to birth records of adopted children. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 261 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to possession of or access to a grandchild and designation of other relatives as managing conservators. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 270 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to court-ordered access to a child by the child's sibling. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 384 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to placement of a child with a noncustodial parent or relative to further the best interest of the child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 404 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the membership of the Family and Protective Services Council. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1176 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the designation of a former spouse as a survivor or P.O.D. payee of a multiple-party account before a decree of divorce or annulment is rendered. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues No action taken in committee
HB 1413 79-0 (2005) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1895 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the authority of an associate judge appointed by a court with family law jurisdiction. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 1999 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the preparation of medical history reports by parents who relinquish children for adoption. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2311 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to prohibiting the transfer of an embryo except in an adoption proceeding; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2960 79-0 (2005) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the abolition of the work and family policies advisory committee, work and family policies fund, and certain requirements for the Texas Workforce Commission's administration of federally established day-care programs. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2961 79-0 (2005) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the repeal of certain requirements for the Texas Workforce Commission's administration of federally established day-care programs. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2962 79-0 (2005) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the abolition of the work and family policies advisory committee and the work and family policies fund. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3015 79-0 (2005) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to next of kin for purposes of making funeral arrangements. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
HB 3092 79-0 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to certain requirements for filing an application for court-ordered chemical dependency treatment services for an adult. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3216 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to report of inmate death. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HCR 153 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Requesting the Texas Legislative Council to schedule a revision of the Family Code during the 2005-2006 interim. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
SB 417 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1328 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the privacy of protected health information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 105 79-3 (2006) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the use of parenting plans and parenting coordinators in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 162 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the requirements for a petition to change the name of an adult. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 445 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the filing of a recusal motion in a proceeding involving a temporary guardianship. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken in committee
HB 585 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the membership of the Board of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 883 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the powers of an associate judge under the Family Code. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 972 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the computation of income for certain recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1391 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the confidentiality of pleadings and protective order applications in certain proceedings in the Family Code. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1497 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the adoption of an adult. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1690 78-0 (2003) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the time in which a final order must be rendered in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1833 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to certain fees that may be assessed and collected by a domestic relations office. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2137 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the issuance of an administrative writ of withholding for the enforcement of a child support obligation. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3114 78-0 (2003) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the definition of gross income under the Family Code. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HCR 13 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Urging congress to enact the Protect Children From E-Mail Smut Act of 2001. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
SB 58 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to the creation of a relative caregiver placement pilot program for certain children for whom the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services is appointed managing conservator. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 593 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to the membership of the Board of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Failed to pass to 3rd reading
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 27 78-3 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the state's financing of foster care payments. Filed
HB 240 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to eligibility of certain employees for unemployment compensation benefits after the birth or adoption of a child. House: Economic Development No action taken in subcommittee
HB 352 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al. Relating to the creation of a covenant marriage. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 482 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to protecting certain persons from retaliation by nursing homes or intermediate care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 714 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to foster care for a child who resides with a relative. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 835 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the study of a buy-in option for the state child health plan. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 954 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to consideration of kinship to a student, former student, or donor in admissions to public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1132 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to guardianships and other related matters concerning incapacitated persons. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1363 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the mediation of certain disputes by collaborative law procedures. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1376 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the eligibility for appointment of a visiting associate judge in certain family law cases. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
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 2114 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to interment of a victim and an individual convicted of the murder of the victim in the same cemetery; providing a civil penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2368 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the fees assessed by a district court in Dallas County for certain services rendered in juvenile or family law cases. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2717 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to permanency planning procedures for children in state institutions. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2788 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the transfer of certain cases from a district court of a judicial district to a newly created district court of that judicial district. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2789 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to the possessory conservator's access to a child on the telephone. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3063 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to certain records pertaining to adoptions. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
SB 70 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to the creation of a covenant marriage. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 233 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to parental liability for the conduct of a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 368 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Relating to permanency planning procedures for children in state institutions and to family-based alternatives to the institutionalization of children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 445 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the designation of an agent to represent a property owner in certain property tax matters. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 618 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the eligibility for appointment of a visiting associate judge in certain family law cases. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
SB 666 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the eligibility for appointment of a visiting associate judge in certain family law cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 722 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to guardianships and other related matters concerning incapacitated persons. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
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 1064 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to adoption services of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services with respect to sibling groups. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1086 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the minimum qualifications of certain persons conducting a social study in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1349 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the prosecution and punishment of criminal offenses relating to making certain false statements or reports. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 350 76-0 (1999) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al. Relating to creating a covenant marriage. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 383 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the recognition of a same-sex marriage. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 735 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 768 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the extension of group life insurance to spouses and children. House: Insurance Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 783 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 797 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1325 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits for certain individuals who voluntarily leave their last work. House: Economic Development Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1338 76-0 (1999) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a grandparent's access to a grandchild. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
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 1583 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the confidentiality of certain juvenile records or files. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1855 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to the mandatory termination of parental rights of a person who engaged in certain criminal conduct. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1884 76-0 (1999) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the collection and enforcement of child support. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2707 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to funeral expenses for children in foster care. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2829 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the dissolution of a marriage on the grounds of insupportability. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2990 76-0 (1999) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the enforcement of an order for possession of or access to a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3270 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the involvement of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services in the adoption of certain children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Considered in Calendars
SB 245 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to perform certain family obligations; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 405 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Relating to the extension of certain group life insurance coverage to spouses and children. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 644 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to creating a covenant marriage. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 996 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to burial expenses for children in foster care. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1394 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to a joint managing conservator's or possessory conservator's access to a child on the telephone. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
SB 1652 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the modification of a court order providing for possession of or access to a child. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 304 70-0 (1987) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to instruction on reproduction and family life in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1458 70-0 (1987) Author: Perez, Nicolas Relating to the appointment of family law masters for certain courts. House: Judiciary Pending in committee
SB 927 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Perez, Nicolas
Relating to the appointment and use of family law masters for certain courts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1138 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to technical corrections and clarifications in suits brought under Titles 1 and 2, Family Code. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
SR 656 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted Establishing a special interim study committee to study the State's role in the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program.
HCR 156 69-0 (1985) Author: Emmett, Ed
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Establishing the Joint Special Committee on the Family Role in Reducing Recidivism. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Signed by the Governor
HR 139 69-0 (1985) Author: Craddick, Tom Directing the State Board of Education and the Central Education Agency to prepare a report on public education concerns relating to families.
SB 428 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the qualifications of retired judges sitting in certain domestic relations or juvenile courts; amending Section 5b, Chapter 156, Acts of the 40th Legislature, Regular Session, 1927, as amended (Article 200a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SB 928 69-0 (1985) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the definition of "family" in Chapter 71, Family Code. Senate: Jurisprudence Received from the Senate
SCR 93 69-0 (1985) Author: Washington, Craig Creating a special joint committee to study enhancing the role of the family to reduce recidivism of offenders. Senate: Criminal Justice Postponed in committee
HB 255 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the recovery of damages for the wrongful death of a child or a spouse. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 867 68-0 (1983) Author: DeLay, Tom
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to payment of certain benefits to family and dependants of a deceased insured under group accident and health insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1062 67-0 (1981) Author: Hartung, Frank
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the investment of funds of a county or an incorporated city, town, or village. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2105 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to protective orders under Title 4, Family Code. House: Judiciary Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
SB 61 67-0 (1981) Author: Vale, Bob Providing for concurrent jurisdiction in family law matters between district courts named county courts at law in Bexas County, Texas; and providing for transfer of cases and exchange of judges and for practice and procedure in cases transferred to a county court at law and in cases transferred to any of the courts of Bexar County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 94 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to wrongful death actions by brothers or sisters of a deceased person. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 266 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Providing for the administration of family law by replacing the juvenile courts of Dallas and Harris counties and all functioning domestic relations courts with district courts of general jurisdiction to be called family district courts; providing for transfer of cases, process, and writs; providing for the jurisdiction, terms, personnel, facilities, and administration of these courts; providing for the appointment, qualifications, terms, and compensation of judges; restructuring existing juvenile boards in certain counties and providing for the futures creation and organization of juvenile boards in other counties and for compensation of members; making provisions relating to retirement benefits for judges of family district courts; providing effective dates; repealing the laws creating and providing for the replaced courts; repealing the laws providing for creation of domestic relations courts in Lubbock and Starr counties; making certain transition provisions and other provisions relating to such courts; and declaring an emergency. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1333 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to reform of the state welfare system by changing the rules of law regarding the obligation of a person to support his relatives. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 752 64-0 (1975) Author: Evans, Charles Providing for the administration of family law by redesignating each domestic relations court and special juvenile court of the State of Texas a regular numbered judicial district; increasing the jurisdiction of each court to that of a court of general jurisdiction giving preference to family matters; providing for terms, personnel, facilities, and administration; making other provisions relative to the courts and judges; repealing certain Acts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 705 64-0 (1975) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Relating to immunization reminder notices sent by the State Department of Health. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 256 63-0 (1973) Author: Uher, D.R. Providing for the administration of family law by replacing all functioning domestic relations courts and juvenile courts in the state with district courts of general jurisdiction, to be called family district courts; providing for these courts' jurisdiction, terms, personnel, facilities, and administration; restructuring existing juvenile boards in certain counties and providing for the future creation and organization of juvenile boards in other counties; repealing the laws creating and providing for the replaced courts; repealing the laws providing for creation of domestic relations courts in Lubbock and Starr counties. House: Judiciary Committee hearing date
HB 725 63-0 (1973) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Providing for the administration of family law by replacing the special juvenile courts of Harris and Dallas counties and all functioning domestic relations courts with district courts of general jurisdiction, to be called family district courts; providing for these courts' jurisdiction, terms, personnel, facilities, and administration; restructuring existing juvenile boards in certain counties and providing for the future creation and organization of juvenile boards in other counties; repealing laws creating and providing for the replaced courts; repealing the laws providing for creation of domestic relations courts in Lubbock and Starr counties; and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Administration
HB 927 63-0 (1973) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to certain insurance coverage for newborn children. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
SB 53 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Providing for the administration of family law by replacing all functioning domestic relations courts and the juvenile courts of Dallas and Harris Counties with district courts of general jurisdiction, to be called family district courts; providing for these courts' jurisdiction, terms, personnel, facilities, and administration; restructuring existing juvenile boards in certain counties and providing for the future creation and organization of juvenile boards in other counties; repealing the laws creating and providing for the replaced courts; repealing the laws providing for creation of domestic relations courts in Lubbock and Starr Counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably as amended
HB 434 62-0 (1971) Author: Johnson, Jake Relating to the production and possession of wine and beer by the head of a family for family use.
HB 598 62-0 (1971) Author: Santiesteban, H. Tati Relating to adopting Title 2 of the Family Code, relating to parent and child.
HB 806 62-0 (1971) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to administration of family law in certain counties.
SB 376 62-0 (1971) Author: Word, J.P. Relating to parent and child.
SB 508 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar | et. al. Relating to amending and repealing Statutes and enacting Family District Court Act, transferring functions of Domestic Relations and special juvenile courts, jurisdiction concurrent with other District Courts, naming courts, etc.
HB 114 61-0 (1969) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to providing for the administration of family law by replacing all functioning domestic relations courts and the juvenile courts of Dallas and Harris counties with district courts of general jurisdiction, to be called family district courts; restructuring existing juvenile boards in certain counties and providing for the future creation and organization of juvenile boards in other counties; repealing the laws creating and providing for the creating of domestic relations courts in Lubbock and Starr counties.
SB 605 61-0 (1969) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to providing for the administration of family law by replacing the functioning domestic relations court of Midland County with a district court of general jurisdiction, to be called family district court; providing for this court's jurisdiction, terms, personnel, facilities, and administration; restructuring existing juvenile board in Midland County and providing for the future creation and organization of a juvenile board in Midland County; repealing the laws creating and providing for the replaced court.
HB 523 60-0 (1967) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to amending certain articles of the Penal Code so as to permit prosecution for wife or child desertion in the county where such wife or child shall have resided for 60 days next preceding the filing of the indictment or information or in the county in which the defendant may be located.
HB 993 60-0 (1967) Author: Ligarde, Honore Relating to exempting from forced sale certain property belonging to persons who are not constituents of a family.
SB 123 60-0 (1967) Author: Word, James Powell | et. al. Relating to providing for the administration of family law by replacing all functioning domestic relations courts and the juvenile courts of Dallas and Harris counties with district courts of general jurisdiction, to be called family district courts.
HCR 15 60-1 (1968)
HB 138 59-0 (1965) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to uniform reciprocal enforcement of support.
HB 255 59-0 (1965) Author: Moyer, J. Hudson Relating to the judicial determination and administration of family law matters, including but not limited to adoptions, birth records, divorce, marriage, annulments, child custody, support and reciprocal support, separate maintenance, dependency, neglect, juvenile and parental delinquency and especially the welfare of troubled and neglected children.
SCR 59 59-0 (1965)
HB 121 58-0 (1963) Author: Adams, J. Collier Relating to providing for monetary contributions to the support of certain recipients of public assistance by certain relatives of the recipient.
HB 966 58-0 (1963) Author: Morgan, Richard L. "Dick" Relating to eligibility for Old Age Assistance based upon income and resources of applicant and contributions of responsible relatives.
HB 51 38-0 (1923) Author: Wilmans, Edith Eunice | et. al. Relating to creating the "Dallas County District Court of Domestic Relations" and restricting the jurisdiction in part and providing for the transfer of case between the Fourteenth District Court, the Forty-fourth District Court and the Sixty-eight District Court; and providing that the Dallas County District Court of Domestic Relations shall have jurisdiction of criminal prosecutions under the Wife and Child Desertion Act; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 61 35-0 (1917) Author: Hopkins, Sr., George Milton Relating to providing that no property encumbered by certain liens shall be set aside to the widow or children as exempt property, or appropriated to make up the allowances in lieu of exempt property, or for a year's support, until the debts secured by such liens are first discharged.

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