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SR 307 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Welcoming the Kenedy County delegation to the State Capitol. Reported enrolled
HB 696 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; affecting surcharges. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
SB 302 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; affecting surcharges. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
HB 612 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Kenedy and Kleberg Counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2942 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to appointment of a bailiff to serve the 105th District Court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 3153 83-0 (2013) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the operation and administration of, and practice in courts in, the judicial branch of state government and the composition of certain juvenile boards; imposing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
SB 1460 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to appointment of a bailiff to serve the 105th District Court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 1629 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the operation and administration of, and practice and procedures in courts in, the judicial branch of state government. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1814 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Escobar, Juan
Relating to the creation of the office of district attorney for Kenedy and Kleberg Counties and the district attorney for the 105th Judicial District. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2027 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the use of certain weapons in or on the beds or banks of certain rivers and streams in particular counties; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3155 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the creation of a judicial district in Kenedy and Kleberg Counties, the composition of the 105th Judicial District, and the district attorney for Kenedy, Kleberg, and Nueces Counties. House: Judiciary Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 2212 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2027. Reported enrolled
SR 1072 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2027. Reported enrolled
HB 90 79-1 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the creation of a judicial district in Kenedy and Kleberg Counties and to the composition of the 105th Judicial District. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HR 1920 78-0 (2003) Author: Escobar, Juan Honoring Kenedy County for its contributions to the Lone Star State. Reported enrolled
HB 1927 74-0 (1995) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to creating the Kenedy County Public Lands and Water Sanctuary; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1591 69-0 (1985) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to predator control from aircraft in Brooks, Kenedy, and Willacy counties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 1366 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to the establishment, membership, personnel, compensation, powers and duties, and financing of a juvenile board in each of the counties of Brooks, Kenedy, Kleberg, and Willacy; authorizing appointment of advisory councils and cooperation by other agencies and political subdivisions. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 787 64-0 (1975) Author: McKinnon, Mike Relating to providing an exception to the application of the The Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act for Kenedy and Kleberg Counties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Subcommittee on Wildlife Preservation
SCR 42 64-0 (1975) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Torres, Ruben M.
Granting permission to the parties, as that term is hereinafter defined, to sue the State of Texas to establish any and all claims which they ahve or assert to lands within the three tracts of land hereinafter described; providing that the term "parties" means the following named persons, firms, or corporations, their respective heirs, personal representatives, successors, and assigns, together with any and all other persons, firms, or corporations who are which any court of competent jurisdiction may determine are necessary or proper parties to the litigation here authorized, whether such joinder is effected by intervention or joinder as involuntary plaintiffs or as defendants, and who as defendants would ahve a permissive or compulsory counterclaim or cross-claim which might be asserted against the State of Texas; providing that the tracts with regard to which suit may be brought, either separately or concurrently, are as follows; providing that the venue of the suit or suits be in any district court in any county in which any one of the tracts is located, and that in the event the suit is filed, service of citation and other required process be made on the attorney general and on the commissioner of the general land office; providing that nothing in this resolution shall be construed as an admission by the State of Texas, or any of its agents, employees, departments, agencies, or political subdivisions, of liability or of the truth of any allegations asserted by the claimant but the alleged cause of action must be proved under the laws of this state as in other civil cases; providing that nothing in this resolution shall be construed as a waiver of any defense of fact or law available to the State of Texas or any of its agents, employees, departments, agencies, or political subdivisions, but every defense is specifically reserved. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by Governor
HB 678 57-0 (1961) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to size limits upon fish taken from the Laguna Madre within the Counties of Cameron, Kenedy, and Willacy.
HB 482 56-0 (1959) Author: Conley, Carl C. Relating to amending certain acts relative to the taking of menhaden fish; including under the provisions said Act the additional Counties of Kleberg, Kenedy, Willacy, Jefferson, and Cameron.
HB 588 56-0 (1959) Author: Conley, Carl C. Relating to providing for the taking of drumfish in Kenedy and Willacy Counties during the months of December, January, and February under permits issued by the Game and Fish Commission; providing for the taking of flounder by the use of spear or gig and light.
HB 692 56-0 (1959) Author: Glusing, Ben A. Relating to providing an open season for hunting wild buck deer, wild turkey gobblers and collared peccary or javelina in Justice Precinct No. 1 in Kenedy County; providing a penalty for the violations of this Act.
HB 983 56-0 (1959) Author: Glusing, Ben A. Relating to permitting the catching of shrimp for bait purposes in the waters of Baffin Bay in Kleberg and Kenedy Counties.
HB 169 54-0 (1955) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to regulating the size and taking of certain fish in the waters of the Laguna Madre lying within Cameron, Kenedy and Willacy Counties, State of Texas; providing a penalty for violations of the Act.
HB 496 54-0 (1955) Author: Cooper, Jr., J. W. Relating to use and possession of fishing gear and devices for taking fish or shrimp in Laguna Madre, in Cameron, Willacy, Kenedy, Kleberg and Nueces Counties; providing for seizure and destruction of any fishing gear or device found in said waters in possession or being used in violation of the provisions of this Act; containing penalty, saving, and repealing clauses.
SB 427 54-0 (1955) Author: Shireman, William H. Relating to limiting the provisions of this Act to the Counties of Kenedy and Kleberg, making it unlawful, except under the provisions of this Act, for any person to hunt, take, kill or possess any game bird or game animal in said counties at any time; to take, kill, or trap any furbearing animal in said counties; to take or attempt to take any fresh water fish or other aquatic life in said counties by any means or method; prescribing the legislative policy with respect to the wildlife resources in said counties; conferring upon the Game and Fish Commission authority to regulate, by promulgation, order, rule or regulation, the taking of the wildlife resources of said counties.
SB 52 53-1 (1954) Author: Shireman, William H. Relating to providing an open season for hunting wild buck deer, wild turkey gobblers and collared peccary or javelina, in Justice Precinct No. 1, in Kenedy County; providing a bag limit for said precinct in said county; providing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 47 51-0 (1949) Author: Cannon, Oscar E. | et. al. Relating to creating a Criminal District Court for the Counties of Nueces, Kleberg and Kenedy, and to prescribing the jurisdiction thereof as a Criminal Court; and to repeal all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
HB 966 51-0 (1949) Author: Cannon, Oscar E. Relating to amending a previous Act, creating the 105th Judicial District and the 105th District Court for the counties of Nueces, Kleberg, and Kenedy; providing a savings clause; repealing conflict laws and making this Act cumulative of other laws.
SB 305 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to create the 105th Judicial District and the 105th District Court for the counties of Nueces, Kleberg, and Kenedy; providing a saving clause; repealing conflicting laws and making this Act cumulative of other laws.
HB 480 50-0 (1947) Author: Reams, Sam G. | et. al. Relating to creating a Criminal District Court for the Counties of Nueces, Kleburg and Kenedy, and to prescribe the jurisdiction thereof as a Criminal Court; to repeal all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
SB 244 50-0 (1947) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to fixing an open season for hunting, taking or killing quail in Kleberg and Kenedy Counties.
HB 342 49-0 (1945) Author: Vale, Arnold J. Relating to providing an open season for hunting wild buck deer, wild turkey gobblers and Collared Peccary or Javelina, in Precincts 1 and 2 in Kenedy County; providing a bag limit for said precincts in said County; providing a penalty for the violation of this Act; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 67 42-2 (1931) Author: Dunlap, Edwin Donald "Ed" Relating to fish law for Kieberg and Kennedy Counties in the waters between Padre Island and the mainland.
SB 223 40-0 (1927) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to changing the time of holding the terms of the District Court of the 28th Judicial District of Texas.
SB 205 39-0 (1925) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to providing for the changing and fixing of the time of holding the courts in the Twenty-eighth Judicial District of the State of Texas, and validating and continuing all processes and writs, bonds, recognizances and jurors heretofore selected, etc., returnable to the terms of court as they now exist, and continuing in session any court in said district now in session until adjourned by the judge thereof. Senate: Judicial Districts
SB 343 38-0 (1923) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to providing for collection of delinquent taxes in Kenedy County.
SB 396 38-0 (1923) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to validating all sales of public school land sold to highest bidder on January 20, 1908 and now situated in Kleberg, Kenedy and Brooks counties, which are in good standing a to interest payments on the records of the General Land Office.
HB 371 37-0 (1921) Author: Leslie, Jesse Edward Relating to creating and establishing out of the territory now embraced in the counties of Cameron, Willacy and Hidalgo, in the State of Texas, four counties, to be known as the counties of Cameron, Willacy, Hidalgo and Kenedy, each containing the superficial area of not less than seven hundred square miles.
HB 45 37-1 (1921) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to reorganizing the Twenty-eighth Judicial District of the State of Texas, and to create a Criminal District Court for the counties of Nueces, Kleberg, Kenedy, Willacy and Cameron and to prescribe the jurisdiction thereof as a criminal court.

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