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HB 457 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al. Relating to the use of tax revenue by certain municipalities for the payment of certain hotel-related bonds or other obligations. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 486 86-0 (2019) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 533 86-0 (2019) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1135 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1136 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to territory included in a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district established by a municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1154 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the hours for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages at certain licensed or permitted premises during special events. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1557 86-0 (2019) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of a municipality to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1967 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the hours for selling alcoholic beverages in certain establishments. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2293 86-0 (2019) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2665 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to receive certain tax revenue or pledge that revenue for the payment of obligations related to projects involving hotels. House: International Relations & Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3355 86-0 (2019) Author: Bucy III, John Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3579 86-0 (2019) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the calculation, collection, and remittance of state hotel occupancy taxes. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 4347 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use certain tax revenue for hotel and convention center projects and other qualified projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1260 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to applicability to military service members of minimum age policies imposed by commercial lodging establishments. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
SB 1405 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1831 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2194 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use certain tax revenue for hotel and convention center projects and other qualified projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2210 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the use of certain tax revenue by certain municipalities for the payment of job training programs and the development of hotel and convention center projects. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2336 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the use of tax revenue by certain municipalities for the payment of certain hotel-related bonds or other obligations. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2421 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the use of tax revenue by certain municipalities for the payment of certain hotel-related bonds or other obligations. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 468 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to a restriction on certain accommodations in accessible hotel and motel guest rooms; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 873 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to prohibiting certain establishments serving the public from restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on the premises. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1529 85-0 (2017) Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1578 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1680 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1694 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1896 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the application of and use of revenue from hotel occupancy taxes imposed by municipalities and counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2794 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 729 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 797 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 832 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 1354 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 2146 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the application of and use of revenue from hotel occupancy taxes imposed by municipalities and counties. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1377 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to a restriction on certain accommodations in accessible hotel guest rooms; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1742 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to certain convention center hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1917 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the hours for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages at certain licensed or permitted premises during special events. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2095 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to undertake a qualified hotel project. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2228 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to a refund of certain sales taxes collected by certain hotels and restaurants that complete renovation projects; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2298 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to prohibiting certain public places from excluding peace officers or special investigators from carrying weapons on the premises. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2688 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3113 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 3630 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the application of the hotel occupancy tax and the collection and administration of the tax by a municipality. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3692 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the financing of convention center hotels in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Postponed
HB 3883 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge revenue for the payment of certain obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 837 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1029 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to undertake a qualified hotel project. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1102 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1403 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the financing of convention center hotels in certain municipalities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 56 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the tax exemption for permanent hotel residents. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 333 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to requiring notice of a hotel's firearms policy and other guest policies; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 351 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the tax exemption for permanent hotel residents. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 505 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to authorizing certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 722 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 934 83-0 (2013) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax for the maintenance, operation, and promotion of and improved access to a coliseum in the county; authorizing a tax. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1279 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities and counties. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1283 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the tax exemption for permanent hotel residents in certain municipalities and counties. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1603 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the use of certain tax revenue to enhance and upgrade convention center facilities, multipurpose arenas, multiuse facilities, and related infrastructure in certain municipalities. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1662 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the use of local hotel occupancy tax revenue to conduct an audit. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1724 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the statute of limitations on municipal and county hotel occupancy taxes and interest on delinquent payments of municipal hotel occupancy taxes and to the use of revenue from those taxes by certain municipalities to audit taxpayers. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1908 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to sports and community venue projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1955 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the employment of domestic workers and hotel workers; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2018 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the sale and use of certain land used for a world exposition. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2269 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to authorizing certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 2274 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade sports facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2575 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2808 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the state hotel occupancy tax for certain members of the Texas State Guard. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 3042 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the allocation of state hotel occupancy tax revenue to certain municipalities for cleaning and maintenance of and erosion control for public beaches. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3043 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to increasing the maximum rate at which certain municipalities may impose a hotel occupancy tax and to the use of revenue from that tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3127 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue for the maintenance and operation of a coliseum in certain counties. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3296 83-0 (2013) Author: Raney, John
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the rates of municipal and county hotel occupancy taxes in certain municipalities and counties and the use of certain revenue from those taxes; changing the rates of taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3337 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3475 83-0 (2013) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to information relating to hotel occupancy tax receipts. House: Ways & Means Postponed
SB 266 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to use of local hotel occupancy tax revenue to conduct an audit. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 318 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the tax exemption for permanent hotel residents. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 319 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the tax exemption for permanent hotel residents. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 412 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax for the maintenance, operation, and promotion of a coliseum in the county; authorizing a tax. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 551 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade sports facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 585 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade sports facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 748 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the use of certain tax revenue to enhance and upgrade convention center facilities, multipurpose arenas, venues, and related infrastructure in certain municipalities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 930 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to the sale and use of certain land used for a world exposition. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1041 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to authorizing certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1138 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the rate of the municipal hotel occupancy tax in certain municipalities and the use of revenue from that tax. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1143 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the allocation of state hotel occupancy tax revenue to certain municipalities for cleaning and maintenance of and erosion control for public beaches. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1276 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes in certain municipalities. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1585 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1703 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities and counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1719 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to the construction, remodeling, or rehabilitation of certain hotel projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1783 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the tax exemption for permanent hotel residents in certain oil and gas producing municipalities. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1833 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the rate of the hotel occupancy tax in certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1004 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the hotel occupancy tax rate in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1040 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the validation of the creation of, and certain acts related to, a venue project, and the dissolution of certain venue districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1234 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1316 82-0 (2011) Author: Torres, Raul Relating to the imposition and use of the municipal hotel occupancy tax by certain eligible central municipalities. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1454 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the hotel occupancy tax on the price paid for a hotel room. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1494 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to a prohibition against use of school district resources for a hotel. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2048 82-0 (2011) Author: Lyne, Lanham
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the collection and enforcement of state and local hotel occupancy taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2265 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to a county audit of a hotel regarding the hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2384 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to hotel occupancy taxes and livestock facility use taxes for certain venue projects. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3014 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the tax exemption for permanent hotel residents. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3076 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the rate of the hotel occupancy tax in certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3341 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the rebate, refund, or payment of tax proceeds to a qualified hotel project. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 3487 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to regulations concerning certain service animals; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3508 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the definition of a convention center facility and to the pledge for bonds. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 349 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the hotel occupancy tax rate in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 764 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to a prohibition against use of school district resources for a hotel. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 977 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Torres, Raul
Relating to the imposition, use, rebate, and refund of certain taxes related to certain hotel business revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1180 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to hotel occupancy taxes and livestock facility use taxes for certain venue projects. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1185 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Gooden, Lance
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax for the operation and maintenance of a fairground in the county. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1413 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax and to the rate of the tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1577 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the hotel occupancy tax on the price paid for a hotel room. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1917 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the tax exemption for permanent hotel residents in certain smaller municipalities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 1999 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the exclusion of certain amounts from the total revenue of certain taxable entities for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2085 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to finance a convention center hotel in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3343 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to county participation in the enterprise zone program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3669 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4348 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the allocation of a portion of the state hotel occupancy tax revenue collected in a catastrophe area to the catastrophe reserve trust fund. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 4661 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the rate of the municipal hotel occupancy tax in certain municipalities and to the use of certain revenue from the tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1207 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to finance a convention center hotel in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1833 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to county participation in the enterprise zone program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
House appoints conferees-reported
HB 815 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the hours for selling alcoholic beverages in certain establishments. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 1257 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the definition of hotel under the Alcoholic Beverage Code. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 424 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the safety of hotel guests; providing penalties. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 428 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the hours for selling alcoholic beverages in certain establishments. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1773 79-0 (2005) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2142 79-0 (2005) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the construction, remodeling, or rehabilitation of certain hotel projects. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 92 79-1 (2005) Author: West, George Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 86 79-1 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. Filed
SB 29 79-2 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 262 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the funding of convention center hotel facilities in certain municipalities. House: Economic Development Point of order sustained
HB 802 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the number and location information requirements provided by business phones in certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1147 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the hours for selling alcoholic beverages in certain establishments. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Calendars
HB 1334 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to certain sexual offenses requiring sex offender registration. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 154 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to the funding of convention center hotel facilities in certain municipalities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 470 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to requiring confirmation of a hotel reservation. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 878 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the prosecution of the offense of theft of service. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 437 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the offenses of theft of service and obtaining property or credit by false statement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1779 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the eligibility of lodging establishments located near interchanges for specific information logo signs. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 162 70-0 (1987) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the requirement that hotels provide smoke detectors for hearing impaired persons; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 749 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to a repeal of the authority of certain hotel and motel operators to impose a lien on the baggage and other property of guests. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 573 69-0 (1985) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to the service of alcoholic beverages by a private club in a hotel. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 747 68-0 (1983) Author: Burnett, Dick
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to application of the offense of disorderly conduct to looking into a room in a hotel or similar establishment for a lewd or unlawful purpose. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1076 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Gary Providing for successor liability for hotel occupancy tax. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
SB 658 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Gary
Relating to withholding of amounts due for hotel occupancy tax, to successor liability for hotel occupancy tax, and to certain powers and duties of the state comptroller. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 7 68-1 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to requiring persons who operate hotels, motels, boarding houses, and similar establishments to install and maintain smoke alarms in sleeping quarters; providing penalties. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 26 68-1 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to requiring persons who operate hotels, motels, boarding houses, and similar establishments to install and maintain smoke alarms in sleeping quarters; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 92 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to requirement of adequate locks and lighting for apartments and hotels. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 753 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to requirement of adequate locks and lighting for apartments and hotels. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1435 66-0 (1979) Author: Looney, Cullen Relating to the liability of a lodging facility for failure to honor a reservation. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 1791 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to security measures to prevent theft from hotel rooms and liability for and insurance coverage of losses resulting from theft from hotel rooms. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 1824 66-0 (1979) Author: Lewis, Gibson
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the leasing and sale of county-owned land to private enterprise for the purchase of constructing, operating, and leasing hotel facilities in conjunction with a convention center in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 51 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Bock II, Bennie
Relating to authorized activities of or in mixed beverage establishments in hotels. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 709 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Semos, Chris V.
Relating to charges for directory assistance calls made from a guest room at a hotel or motel. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Considered by committee in formal meeting
HB 1925 65-0 (1977) Author: Gilley, Smith Relating to certain reservations for lodging at a hotel or inn. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
SB 868 65-0 (1977) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Bock II, Bennie
Relating to the delivery of mixed beverages, wine, and beer to hotel rooms. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
HB 991 64-0 (1975) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to the acceptance of security deposits by hotels. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 505 63-0 (1973) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to reservations and leases required by hotels and motels,and other businesses providing lodging for persons on a day-to-day basis; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Failed to pass to engrossment
HB 959 63-0 (1973) Author: Lombardino, Frank
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the delivery of wine and beer to hotel rooms by Mixed Beverage Permittees. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
SB 877 63-0 (1973) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the delivery of wine and beer to hotel rooms by Mixed Beverage Permittees; amending Subsection (22), Section 15, Article I, Texas Liquor Control Act, as amended (Article 666-15, Vernon's Texas Penal Code); and declaring emergency. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1367 62-0 (1971) Author: McKissack, Dick Relating to the authority of hotels to deliver authorized beverages to the rooms of bona fide guests.
HB 57 61-1 (1969) Author: Niland, Thomas M. "Tom" Relating to exemption of certain residential hotels from the minimum wage.
HB 258 60-0 (1967) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to amending certain article of the Penal Code relating to obtaining board or lodging by trick or fraud, and failure or refusal to pay for food or lodging.
HB 28 59-0 (1965) Author: Guffey, Lloyd Myron Relating repealing certain article of the Penal Code relative to leaving lodging with intent not to pay for lodging and meals.
HB 998 59-0 (1965) Author: Townsend, James Terrell "Terry" Relating to prohibiting hotels and motels from conditioning rental of lodging upon agreement to pay for or occupy it for more than 24 consecutive hours.
HB 514 58-0 (1963) Author: Guffey, Lloyd Myron Relating to the offense of obtaining board or lodging by means of trick or deception or false or fraudulent representations and refusal to pay therefor by adding a new provision prohibiting any person from leaving the premises of any hotel, motor hotel, inn or tourist court with intent not to pay for the services received; providing penalties for violations.
HB 700 58-0 (1963) Author: Adams, J. Collier | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful for any owner or operator of a tourist court or hotel, inn or rooming house who provides a gas stove for the heating thereof, or any person who rents of leases to another person any living accommodation and provides a gas stove for the heating thereof, to fail to provide proper ventilation for any such gas stove; providing a term in the county jail for violation of any of the provisions.
SB 333 58-0 (1963) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to making it unlawful for any owner or operator of a tourist court or hotel, inn or rooming house who provides a gas stove for the heating thereof, or any person who rents or leases to another person any living accommodation and provides a gas stove for the heating thereof, to fail to provide proper ventilation for any such gas stove; providing a term in the county jail for violation of any of the provisions.
HB 185 54-0 (1955) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to amending Statutes by prohibiting the Texas State Parks Board from constructing hotels, lodges or motels.
HB 207 53-0 (1953) Author: Fisk, Jack Gordon Relating to amending certain Statutes prohibiting the Texas State Parks Board from constructing hotels, lodges or motels.
HB 515 52-0 (1951) Author: Bryan, Sr., Jack C. Relating to levying an occupation tax on the business of operating hotel or hotels; making exceptions; providing for the filing of reports, keeping records, and allocating said revenues.
HB 408 50-0 (1947) Author: Mangum, Preston P. "Pete" Relating to amending a previous Act, pertaining to hotels and boarding houses and particularly to amend to provide for the limitation of liability of hotels, apartment hotels and boarding houses to guests; repeal all laws and parts of laws in conflict; providing severability.
HB 538 50-0 (1947) Author: McDaniel, Vernon Relating to amending the Penal Code of the State of Texas to require the furnishing of a rate card by hotels to its guests only upon request.
HB 697 50-0 (1947) Author: Evans, Roger Q. Relating to providing for certain requirements as to hotels and nightclubs for additional security and protection from fire; prescribing penalties.
HB 67 48-0 (1943) Author: Markle, Donald M. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the formation of private corporations to own, lease, operate, and manage hotels and tourist courts and to own the stocks, bonds and other securities of hotel and tourist court corporations.
HB 406 48-0 (1943) Author: McDonald, Sr., William Thomas | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful for any hotel in this State to charge its guests or patrons a fee or charge for outside telephone calls; providing for the punishment for a violation of this Act.
HB 720 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending a certain Article relating to sales to satisfy liens of hotel and boarding house proprietors and innkeepers.
HB 6 38-0 (1923) Author: Lewis, A. L. Relating to requiring hotel owners or keepers to post in each room a card or sign stating the price per day for such room; prohibiting any advances in prices within thirty days; compelling hotels to furnish guests with tickets showing prices of rooms; fixing a penalty.
HB 269 38-0 (1923) Author: Abney, Cary M. Relating to providing that any hotel or boarding house or other place to which the people resort for board or lodging, and which place repeatedly permit employees or guests to make, sell or give away intoxicating liquors to excess, or permits gambling or prostitution, shall be declared a nuisance to be abated by the court.
SB 33 38-0 (1923) Author: Ridgeway, Thomas Henry Relating to hotels, apartment hotels and boarding houses protecting them from fraud, limiting their liability.
SB 42 38-0 (1923) Author: McMillin, Dan Scott | et. al. Relating to requiring hotel owners or keepers to post in each room a card or sign stating the price per day for such room; prohibiting any advance in prices within 30 days; fixing penalty.
HB 102 37-0 (1921) Author: Cummins, Humboldt Hunter "Hum" Relating to a certain Act regarding the operation of hotels, lodging houses, etc.
HB 186 37-0 (1921) Author: Walker, B. P. Regulating to a certain Act regarding the rates and charges of hotels in this State.
HB 211 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to preventing profiteering by the owners of public hotels, etc.
HB 264 37-0 (1921) Author: Barker, Charles A. Relating to a certain Act prohibiting any person or persons to register at any hotel under an assumed name.
HB 362 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, John C. | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the sanitation of hotels, restaurants, eating houses, etc.
SB 25 37-0 (1921) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to hotels and boarding houses.
SB 44 37-0 (1921) Author: Hertzberg, Harry Relating to requiring hotels, boarding houses, etc., to post in rooms prices for rooms and meals, rooms without meals, etc.
SB 182 37-0 (1921) Author: Hertzberg, Harry Relating to regulating the sanitation of hotels, restaurants, lodging houses, etc.
HB 31 36-0 (1919) Author: Cox, Ben L. Relating to creating the office of State Hotel Inspector, providing for his appointment, defining his duties and powers, fixing the amount of his compensation; efining the necessary regulations for the equipment, management and maintenance and sanitary condition of hotels and cafes in the State of Texas and fixing the penalty for the violation.
HB 97 36-0 (1919) Author: Lange, Edward Henry | et. al. Relating to amending certain law relating to fixing a special lien in favor of hotels, inns and boarding houses and providing a remedy for the enforcing of said lien by advertising and selling the baggage and other property of the guests of such hotel, inn or boarding house, providing for the disposition of the proceeds of said sale, defining liability of hotels for baggage deposited, defining the term hotel and inn.
HB 339 36-0 (1919) Author: Barker, Charles A. Relating to prohibiting any person for himself, herself or for any other person to register at any hotel, rooming house or boarding house in any name other than the name by which such person is commonly known.
HB 367 36-0 (1919) Author: Malone, Wallace Relating to prohibiting owners and managers of hotels, restaurants, cafes, barber shops, bath houses, dining cars, railroad companies and sleeping car companies from allowing "tips" to be given to employees; prohibiting all persons from giving same to such employee; prohibiting such employees from receiving same; defining the word "tips" and prescribing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
SB 81 36-0 (1919) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to amending certain articles relating to fixing a special lien in favor of hotels, inns and boarding houses and providing a remedy for the enforcing of said lien by advertising and selling the baggage and other property of the guests of such hotel, inn, or boarding house, providing for the disposition of the proceeds of said sale, defining the term hotel and inn.
HB 183 35-0 (1917) Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al. Relating to fixing a special lien in favor of hotels and boarding houses.
HB 184 35-0 (1917) Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al. Relating to the obtaining of board and lodging under false pretenses or the making of any payment to defraud; prescribing penalties.
HB 207 35-0 (1917) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to creating a hotel commission to collect annual licenses from hotels and rooming houses, providing for appropriations and prescribing punishment.
SB 41 35-0 (1917) Author: Johnston, Rienzi Melville Relating to the creation of a hotel commission and prescribing punishment; making an appropriation.
SB 90 35-0 (1917) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to amending certain laws relating to obtaining board and lodging under false pretenses.
SB 91 35-0 (1917) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to fixing a special lien in favor of hotels and boarding houses and providing a remedy for the enforcement of said lien by the advertising and sale of baggage and other property under control of the guests of such establishment.
HB 623 34-0 (1915) Author: Haxthausen, Sr., August (Von) Relating to providing for the creation of a hotel commission; proscribing the duties of such; making an appropriation.
SB 145 34-0 (1915) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to providing for the creation of a hotel commission; making an appropriation.
SB 190 34-0 (1915) Author: Robbins, Archie C. Relating to providing for the investigation and management of hotels, rooming houses and apartment houses; providing for fire escapes and providing penalties and remedies.
SB 257 34-0 (1915) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to repealing a certain Article of the Penal Code relating to the obtaining of board and lodging under false pretenses; prescribing penalties.
SB 258 34-0 (1915) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to repealing a certain Statute fixing a special lien in favor of hotels and boarding houses and providing a remedy for the enforcement of said lien by the advertising and sale of the baggage and other property under the control of the guests of such.
HB 152 33-0 (1913) Author: Ratliff, William Hillard Relating to the creation of a hotel commission.
HB 591 33-0 (1913) Author: Robbins, Archie C. Relating to providing for the investigation and management of hotels, rooming houses and apartment houses; defining hotels, rooming Houses and apartment houses; providing for fire escapes and providing penalties and remedies; providing for an appropriation.
HB 670 33-0 (1913) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman Relating to prohibiting the owners, managers, agents or servants or any employee of any hotel, boarding house, restaurant, lunch room or other eating place from serving any intoxicating liquor, providing penalties.
HB 186 30-0 (1907) Relating to requiring persons owning, keeping, maintaining, controlling, or managing hotels, inns, public lodging houses or places where sleeping accommodations are furnished to the public to construct, equip, and maintain, in good order and repair fire escapes on such hotels, inns, and lodging houses; and providing for the construction, equipment and maintenance of such fire escapes where the owners of such buildings refuse or fail to construct same, and providing penalties for violation of the provisions hereof and prescribing date of effectiveness of this act.
SB 215 26-0 (1899) Relating to defining the offense of defrauding hotel and boarding house keepers of their charges, and providing penalties therefor.

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