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HR 897 86-0 (2019) Author: Cyrier, John Congratulating the 2020 Texas Commission on the Arts honorees. Reported enrolled
HR 903 86-0 (2019) Author: Cyrier, John Congratulating the 2019 Texas Commission on the Arts honorees. Reported enrolled
SR 455 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Recognizing the 2019 Texas Commission on the Arts honorees. Reported enrolled
SR 456 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Recognizing the 2020 Texas Commission on the Arts honorees. Reported enrolled
HR 2131 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John Congratulating the 2017 State Artists. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 2132 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John Congratulating the 2018 Texas State Artist honorees. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
SR 869 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Recognizing Jenny Browne as the 2017 State Poet Laureate. Reported enrolled
SR 872 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Recognizing Carol Coffee Reposa as the 2018 State Poet Laureate. Reported enrolled
HR 2456 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Congratulating the 2015 Texas Commission on the Arts honorees. Reported enrolled
HR 2457 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Congratulating the 2016 Texas Commission on the Arts honorees. Reported enrolled
SR 679 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Recognizing the 2015 Texas Commission on the Arts honorees. Again read
SR 680 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Recognizing the 2016 Texas Commission on the Arts honorees. Again read
HR 1536 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Congratulating the 2014 Texas Commission on the Arts honorees. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 1537 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Congratulating the 2013 Texas Commission on the Arts honorees. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HCR 165 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Honoring the 2011 and 2012 Texas State Artist appointees. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Signed by the Governor
HCR 254 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Honoring the 2009 and 2010 State Artist appointees. House: Rules & Resolutions Signed by the Governor
HCR 167 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Recognizing the 2007 and 2008 appointments of State Poet Laureate, State Musician, and State Visual Artists. House: Rules & Resolutions Signed by the Governor
HB 1745 78-0 (2003) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the designation of the poet laureate, state musician, and state artists. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1974 77-0 (2001) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al. Relating to creating a committee to appoint a poet laureate and a state artist. House: State, Federal & International Relations Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1043 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to creating a committee to appoint a poet laureate, a state musician, and state artists. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/01
SCR 37 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Jones, Delwin
Creating a special committee to designate two Poets Laureate for the State of Texas to serve a term of one year. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 224 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Creating a committee to designate the Poet Laureate of Texas. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
SCR 174 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Creating a special committee to designate two Poets Laureate for the State of Texas. Senate: Administration Placed on intent calendar
HCR 106 73-0 (1993) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Authorizing a committee to be created to designate a Poet Laureate for the State of Texas. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 96 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert Creating a committee to designate a Poet Laureate for the State of Texas for the year beginning July 1, 1991, and ending June 30, 1992, and a Poet Laureate for the year beginning July 1, 1992, and ending June 30, 1993. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HCR 143 71-0 (1989) Author: Crawford, Richard
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Creating the committee to select the Poet Laureate of Texas. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 152 71-0 (1989) Author: Smithee, John Creating a committee to designate the Poet Laureate of Texas. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources Referred to Cultural & His. Resources
SCR 45 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Authorizing creation of a committee to designate a Poet Laureate for the State of Texas. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: Administration, Special
Signed by the Governor
HB 1017 68-0 (1983) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to the selection and duties of the Texas Cultural Awards Committee. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 827 67-0 (1981) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to selection of state artist and state poet laureate. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 216 67-0 (1981) Author: Simpson, Bob
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Creating a committee to designate a Poet Laureate of the State of Texas. House: House Administration Signed by the Governor
HCR 5 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Creating a special committee to designate state poet laureate. House: Rules
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SCR 7 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron That there shall be named a committee of five to appoint and designate some outstanding and recognized poet who is a citizen of Texas, who shall be Poet Laureate of the State of Texas for the year beginning May 1, 1979, and ending April 30, 1980. Senate: Administration Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HCR 24 65-0 (1977) Author: Adams, Herman
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Creating a committee to designate the Poet Laureate of the State of Texas for 1977-78 and one for 1978-79. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Committee appointed
SCR 36 65-0 (1977) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Sponsor: Hendricks, Bob
Creating a committee to designate the Poet Laureate of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Calendars
HCR 22 64-0 (1975) Author: Adams, Herman Relating to providing for a committee to designate a poet laureate. House: Rules Considered by committee in public hearing
SCR 11 64-0 (1975) Author: Harrington, D. Roy
Sponsor: Adams, Herman
Providing for a committee of five to appoint and designate some outstanding and recognized poet who is a citizen of Texas, who shall be Poet Laureate of the State of Texas, who shall be Poet Laureate of the State of Texas for the year beginning May 1, 1975, and ending April 30, 1976, and a poet laureate with like qualifications to be designated for the year beginning May 1, 1976, and ending April 30, 1977; providing for an alternate poet laureate in each of these years; providing that said committee shall consist of two members of the senate to be named by the lieutenant governor, two members of the house to be named by the speaker, and the said committee shall meet with the governor who is hereby designated as the fifth member of the committee; authorizing to designate the fifth member of the committee if the governor does not serve. House: Rules
Senate: Administration
Signed by Governor
HCR 4 63-0 (1973) Author: Powers, Pike Resolving that there shall be named a committee to appoint and designate some outstanding and recognized poet, who shall be Poet Laureate of the State of Texas for the year 1973-1974 and a Poet Laureate for the year 1974-1975. Considered in public hearing
SCR 3 63-0 (1973) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Creating a five (5) member Poet Laureate Committee. Senate: Administration Referred to Committee on Administration
SCR 6 63-0 (1973) Author: Harrington, D. Roy
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
Creating a Poet Laureate of the State of Texas. House: House Administration Signed by Governor
SCR 11 62-0 (1971) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Providing for the appointment of a five member committee to designate a Poet Laureate of the State of Texas.
SCR 5 61-0 (1969)
HCR 22 60-0 (1967)
SCR 10 59-0 (1965)
SCR 16 58-0 (1963)
HB 858 50-0 (1947) Author: Davis, Gordon Reece Relating to creating the Poet Laureate Advisory Committee for the purpose of selecting a "Poet Laureate" of the State of Texas.
HB 876 49-0 (1945) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to providing for the appointment of a committee for the purpose of selecting a "Post Laureate of the State of Texas"; and prescribing the method of selection thereof.

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