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HB 7 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to disaster preparation for state agencies and political subdivisions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 28 86-0 (2019) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to the prevailing wage for work associated with public work contracts; authorizing a penalty. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 641 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to consideration of location of an offeror's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 728 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin Relating to litigation involving certain defects in school district instructional facilities and enforcement of certain duties following that litigation; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1416 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to requirements for building construction contracts entered into by public school districts. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1473 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes | et. al. Relating to disclosure of certain relationships with local government officers and vendors. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1696 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1716 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to certain public facilities financed, owned, and operated by a public facility corporation. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1734 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to litigation involving certain defects in school district facilities and enforcement of certain duties following that litigation; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2135 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to retainage requirements for certain public works construction projects. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2175 86-0 (2019) Author: Leman, Ben Relating to the threshold contract amount at which a county is required to engage in a competitive purchasing procedure for certain purchases. House: County Affairs Received from the House
HB 2439 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to certain regulations adopted by governmental entities for the building products, materials, or methods used in the construction or renovation of residential or commercial buildings. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2585 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to civil works projects and other construction projects of governmental entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 2796 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Relating to the use of certain data collected by the Texas Workforce Commission to determine general prevailing wage rates for certain public work contracts. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2886 86-0 (2019) Author: Bucy III, John Relating to the requirement for payment bonds from certain public work contractors. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2986 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to purchasing of cloud computing services by a political subdivision. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3439 86-0 (2019) Author: Patterson, Jared | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to require a labor peace agreement as a condition of engaging in a commercial transaction with the municipality or county. House: Urban Affairs Postponed
HB 3592 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to qualifying projects for public-private partnerships. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3898 86-0 (2019) Author: Sherman, Sr., Carl Relating to the authority of a county to require electronic bids or proposals for competitive bidding. House: County Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 4288 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Relating to use of a program manager for certain public works projects. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 124 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Sherman, Sr., Carl
Relating to the authority of a county to require electronic bids or proposals for competitive bidding. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 521 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to prohibiting certain solicitation responses and contracts resulting from a school district or open-enrollment charter school solicitation for goods or services. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 788 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state. Senate: Agriculture Referred to Agriculture
SB 1266 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to certain regulations adopted by governmental entities for the building products, materials, or methods used in the construction of residential or commercial structures. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1297 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the adoption of uniform general conditions for building construction contracts entered into by school districts and the composition of the committee that reviews uniform general conditions. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1342 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the use of certain data collected by the Texas Workforce Commission to determine general prevailing wage rates for certain public work contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1456 86-0 (2019) Author: Flores, Peter Relating to the requirement for performance bonds from certain public work contractors. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1503 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to civil works projects and other construction projects of governmental entities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1634 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to require a labor peace agreement as a condition of engaging in a commercial transaction with the municipality or county. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1689 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the creation and use of public facilities corporations. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1720 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Leman, Ben
Relating to the threshold contract amount at which a county is required to engage in a competitive purchasing procedure for certain purchases. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1861 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to certain public facilities financed, owned, and operated by a public facility corporation. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1901 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the encouragement of intra-state commerce. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1917 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the prevailing wage for work associated with public work contracts; authorizing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 101 85-0 (2017) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the development of and contracting for reclaimed water facilities in certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 622 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the applicability of project design and construction requirements to development corporations created by governmental entities subject to those requirements. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 863 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to safety training for employees performing construction work under a contract with a governmental entity; providing administrative penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1558 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to purchasing and contracting practices of coordinated county transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 1571 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to energy savings performance contracts. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1701 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the presentation of the investment policy of certain governmental entities to a business organization that conducts investment transactions for the entity. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2654 85-0 (2017) Author: Stucky, Lynn | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the personal liability of certain elected officials under local government programs to fund water and energy savings improvements through assessments. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2780 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of
HB 3020 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to contracting and purchasing of certain governmental entities and development corporations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3252 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to certain contracting requirements for certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 3326 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to job order contracting by governmental entities. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3347 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to before-school and after-school programs established by public school districts. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3357 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to the prevailing wage for work associated with public work contracts; authorizing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3434 85-0 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda | et. al. Relating to relating to requirements for building construction contracts entered into by public school districts. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3486 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to requirements regarding commissioning agent fees related to school district contracts for construction services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3913 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Relating to retainage requirements for certain public works construction projects. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HR 2552 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1289. Reported enrolled
HR 2573 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 533. Reported enrolled
SB 60 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities, including public institutions of higher education, to agricultural products produced, processed, or grown in this state. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 475 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to safety training for employees performing construction work under a contract with a governmental entity; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 675 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the development of and contracting for reclaimed water facilities in certain municipalities. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1179 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron
Relating to purchasing and contracting practices of coordinated county transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1289 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Relating to the purchase of iron and steel products made in the United States for certain governmental entity projects. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1382 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to energy savings performance contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1980 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to performance bonds for certain public improvements in certain municipalities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 2233 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to contracting and purchasing of certain governmental entities and development corporations. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SR 911 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 533. Reported enrolled
SR 918 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1289. Reported enrolled
SB 47 85-1 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to performance bonds for certain public improvements in certain municipalities. Filed
SB 121 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to prohibiting governmental contracts with a company engaged in planning, constructing, or maintaining the border wall between the United States and Mexico. Filed
HB 23 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to disclosure of certain relationships with local government officers and vendors; creating criminal offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 88 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 208 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the applicability of project design and construction requirements to economic development corporations created by governmental entities subject to those requirements. House: Government Transparency & Operation Considered in Calendars
HB 389 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the Montgomery County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 739 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Relating to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 932 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the evaluation and ranking of similar offers submitted to a governmental entity for certain construction-related contracts. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 1073 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain county contracts. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1184 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to authorizing certain utility cost savings and alternative fuel programs as eligible for local government energy savings performance contracts. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1410 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business by public junior college districts in awarding certain contracts. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 1486 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to a prohibition on a vendor contact with a member of the board of trustees of certain independent school districts during the procurement process. House: Public Education
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 2001 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to interlocal contracts between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 2049 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to indemnification and duties of engineers and architects under certain governmental contracts. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2636 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2679 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the powers of a public facility corporation. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3193 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to consideration of location of an offeror's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3528 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to change orders for certain local government contracts. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3688 84-0 (2015) Author: Frank, James Relating to the process for the selection of construction managers-at-risk used by governmental entities. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3939 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the requirements for construction contracts for certain public works projects. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
SB 12 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al.
Relating to alternative fuel fleets of certain governmental entities, including funding for motor vehicles, infrastructure, and equipment. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 39 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities, including public institutions of higher education, to agricultural products produced or grown in this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 154 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 333 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the Montgomery County Hospital District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 408 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Blanco, César
Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain county contracts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 506 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the authority of a political subdivision of this state to execute certain contracts for the use or acquisition of personal property. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 799 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to indemnification and duties of engineers and architects under certain governmental contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1199 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business by public junior college districts in awarding certain contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1266 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the powers of a public facility corporation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1272 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to requirements regarding certain purchasing and contracting guidelines for open-enrollment charter schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1274 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authorization for a county to establish a wage higher than the state minimum wage for competitive procurement requirements in a specific contract. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1281 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of a local government to participate in a cooperative purchasing program with local governments of this state or another state. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1435 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to a prohibition on vendor contact with a member of the board of trustees of an independent school district during the procurement process. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1460 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the evaluation and ranking of similar offers submitted to a governmental entity for certain construction-related contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1998 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to consideration of location of an offeror's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 123 83-0 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to an interlocal contract between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative to purchase roofing materials or services. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 493 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to safety training for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 712 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the responsibility for keeping fire-fighting equipment furnished to a volunteer fire department by a county in good working order. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 731 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 768 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the application of the public and private facilities and infrastructure contracting requirements to technology facilities. House: Technology
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1373 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business by public junior college districts in awarding certain contracts. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1447 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie Relating to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1730 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2033 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to contract award considerations by certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2528 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2536 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the composition of certain regional transportation authority subregional boards. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 2704 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to bids for construction contracts for certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2847 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to the composition of the Texas Council on Purchasing from People with Disabilities and certain contract requirements for political subdivisions of this state. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2958 83-0 (2013) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the applicability of project design and construction requirements to agencies or instrumentalities of, or agreements between, governmental entities subject to those requirements. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3202 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the selection process for construction managers-at-risk used by local governments. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3248 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the use of jail commissary proceeds in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3511 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the adjudication of certain claims under a written contract with a special-purpose district or authority or local governmental entity. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3681 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the acceptance of bids for certain contracts for improvements to real property from a person who received compensation for participating in the preparation of the bidding specifications. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3830 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the applicability of certain public works contracting requirements. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
SB 167 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to safety training for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 341 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 438 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Relating to an interlocal contract between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative to purchase roofing materials or services. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 756 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the responsibility for keeping fire-fighting equipment furnished to a volunteer fire department by a county in good working order. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1063 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the inclusion of natural gas as a public facility for a public facility corporation. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1107 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: González, Mary | et. al.
Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1430 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the applicability of certain public works contracting requirements. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1570 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business by public junior college districts in awarding certain contracts. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1604 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to asset management and acquisition by institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 39 83-1 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state. Filed
HB 140 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to requiring state contractors and grant recipients to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify; adding a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 178 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 497 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to competitive bidding by school districts for professional services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 507 82-0 (2011) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to notice for certain transactions involving local government entities in populous counties. House: Technology Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 679 82-0 (2011) Author: Button, Angie
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to change order approval requirements for certain political subdivisions of the state. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 782 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to a requirement that certain bond issuers obtain an appraisal of property that is to be purchased with bond proceeds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 800 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to an interlocal contract between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative to purchase roofing materials or services. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Point of order sustained
HB 902 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1082 82-0 (2011) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to authority for certain school districts to provide public notice by posting the notice on the district's Internet website. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1189 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to school district consideration of a vendor's principal place of business in making a contract award determination. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1283 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1500 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to allowing the commissioners court of a county to deliberate in a closed meeting regarding business and financial issues related to a contract being negotiated. House: County Affairs
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective immediately
HB 1650 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to a preference in governmental purchasing for building materials offered by resident bidders. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1694 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of certain governmental entities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1869 82-0 (2011) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to local governments that may consider a bidder's principal place of business when awarding a contract. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2195 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to requirements for certain arrangements or agreements of certain regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2223 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the contracts of certain regional transportation authorities that are required to be competitively bid. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2233 82-0 (2011) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to certain contracts entered into by school districts for another entity to provide food services at one or more district schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2930 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to contracting for and making purchases with proceeds from a commissary for the use of inmates in the jails of certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3020 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3071 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to contract award considerations by certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 84 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to requiring governmental entities and contractors with governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 413 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 640 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1113 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to certain contracts entered into by school districts for another entity to provide food services at one or more district schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1389 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to safety training for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1393 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the use of contracts by local governments to purchase electricity. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1488 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts; providing criminal penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1558 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to change order approval requirements for certain political subdivisions of the state. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1559 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to requirements for certain arrangements or agreements of certain regional transportation authorities. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1679 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1765 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to rest breaks for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1865 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to contract award considerations by certain conservation and reclamation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1866 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the selection of providers of professional services by governmental entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 6 82-1 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the foundation curriculum, the establishment of the instructional materials allotment, the adoption, review, and purchase of instructional materials and technological equipment for public schools, and the administration of state assessment instruments to public school students. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 40 82-1 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to an interlocal contract between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative to purchase roofing materials or services. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 78 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the amount of a county expenditure for which competitive bidding is required. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 117 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to the amount of a county expenditure for which competitive bidding is required. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 473 81-0 (2009) Author: Lewis, Tryon
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to procurement methods of the Ector County Hospital District for the construction, rehabilitation, alteration, or repair of certain projects. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 658 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 667 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the procurement methods authorized for public projects by certain local governments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 707 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the award of certain municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 987 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to competitive procurement requirements for local governments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1441 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the relationship between and operation of the Texas Education Agency and regional education service centers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1887 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to competitive bidding by school districts for professional services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1972 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to contracts and purchases by certain navigation districts. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 2082 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to consideration of contract amount and bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2106 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2174 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Relating to governmental agency contracts that involve the production of cement. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2314 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the designation of the Texas Department of Transportation as the contracting agent for certain airports. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2355 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol | et. al. Relating to the purchase of cement or cement products by certain governmental entities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2573 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to the amount of a county expenditure for which competitive bidding is required. House: County Affairs Postponed
HB 2725 81-0 (2009) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the posting by a governmental entity on an Internet website of information relating to certain business relationships and to venue for and prosecution by the attorney general of offenses related to the disclosure of those relationships. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2737 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Relating to the sale of used, surplus, or salvage property and firefighting equipment by an emergency services district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 3057 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the use by a metropolitan rapid transit authority of the construction manager-at-risk method for the construction, rehabilitation, alteration, or repair of a facility. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3487 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of counties; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3557 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity from certain suits by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3668 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the injunction of municipal purchasing contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4013 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy Relating to exempting certain school districts from certain laws and rules. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4033 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the provision of assistance by the Texas Ethics Commission in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures made in connection with offices of and measures proposed by local governmental entities and of expenditures made in connection with attempts to influence the actions of local governmental entities. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4274 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the sale of certain goods and services by a political subdivision. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 229 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the procurement methods authorized for public projects by certain local governments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 253 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the amount of a county expenditure for which competitive bidding is required. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 447 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the award of certain municipal contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 508 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the consideration of the location of a bidder's principal place of business for certain municipal contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 615 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to allowing a county to consider health insurance benefits provided by a bidder to its employees when awarding a purchasing contract. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 624 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to competitive procurement and change order requirements for local governments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 857 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie
Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts; providing criminal penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1110 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1467 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to governmental agency contracts that involve the production of cement. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2054 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to contracts and purchases by certain navigation districts. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 2145 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to publication of notice for certain transactions involving local governmental entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2437 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the use by a metropolitan rapid transit authority of the construction manager-at-risk method for the construction, rehabilitation, alteration, or repair of a facility. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2587 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity from certain suits by certain municipalities. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Received from the Senate
HB 273 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Relating to certain contracts and purchasing procedures for school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 291 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to requiring governmental entities and contractors with governmental entities to participate in the federal work authorization program; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 447 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 507 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the submission and opening of bids, proposals, and statements of qualifications for contracts involving school district facilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 576 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the bid bond form of bid deposit for certain special district construction projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 730 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the notice of a municipality's or county's intention to issue certificates of obligation. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 908 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to requiring governmental entities and contractors with governmental entities to verify employee information through the federal work authorization program. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 1491 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to disclosure of certain relationships with local government officers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1536 80-0 (2007) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to job order contracts entered into by school districts, public institutions of higher education, navigation districts, and certain other governmental entities. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1690 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the provision of a preference in certain state and school district construction contracts for contractors that provide health benefits to employees. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 1764 80-0 (2007) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the purchasing methods available to a county when paying with certain funds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1886 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the procurement methods of certain political subdivisions and certain other entities for the construction, rehabilitation, alteration, or repair of certain projects. House: Government Reform
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2373 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts; providing criminal penalties. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2411 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to school district depositories. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2626 80-0 (2007) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to purchases made at the campus level in certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2641 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the selection of depositories for certain county funds, including funds held by a county or district clerk. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2677 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to financial advisors retained by political subdivisions for the issuance of bonds. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2698 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to delegate the approval of change orders. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2741 80-0 (2007) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the selection of depositories for certain county funds, including funds held by a county or district clerk. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2749 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the award of a contract by an airport authority created by certain municipalities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2977 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to disposing of salvage personal property and purchasing by navigation districts. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3054 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the adjudication of claims arising under written contracts with local governmental entities. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3481 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to disclosure and availability of certain information concerning certain officers of regional water planning groups. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 3506 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the authority of a municipality to enter into contracts without competitive bidding; making conforming changes. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3516 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to publication of notice for certain transactions involving local governmental entities. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3517 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to competitive purchasing requirements for local governments. House: Government Reform
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3555 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the procedures for awarding certain contracts financed by certificates of obligation. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 3755 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the procurement methods of municipal water utilities for the design, construction, rehabilitation, alteration, or repair of certain projects. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
SB 116 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to requiring governmental entities and contractors with governmental entities to participate in the federal work authorization program; providing a penalty. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 356 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to contracts by governmental entities for construction projects and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 373 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to standards for vendors that sell, lease, or license education technology products to school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1064 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the purchasing and contracting practices of junior college districts; providing criminal penalties. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1114 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to purchases made at the campus level in certain school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1531 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to navigation districts and the navigation and canal commission, including disposing of salvage or surplus personal property and purchasing by a district. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1618 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc
Relating to the award of a contract by an airport authority created by certain municipalities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1765 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Martinez Fischer, Trey
Relating to the authority of a municipality to enter into contracts without competitive bidding; making conforming changes. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 664 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal and school district contracts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 731 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to an electronic requisition system for counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 914 79-0 (2005) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to disclosure and availability of certain information concerning certain local government officers and vendors; providing criminal penalties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1562 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the authority of a local government to enter into an interlocal contract with a federally recognized Indian tribe. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1606 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the level of municipal participation in contracts with developers for public improvements. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1644 79-0 (2005) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to certain contracts, certificates of convenience and necessity, and municipal annexation of certain water-related districts or corporations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1769 79-0 (2005) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of commissaries operated by sheriffs. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2039 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the adjudication of claims arising under written contracts with local governmental entities. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2121 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to an electronic requisition system for counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2241 79-0 (2005) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to require a contract between a municipal utility district and the municipality before the district issues obligations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2361 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the use of a fixed rate of return in county jail commissary contracts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2525 79-0 (2005) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to contracts by governmental entities for construction projects and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2661 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the use of competitive sealed proposals for certain construction projects. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2694 79-0 (2005) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the eligibility of certain counties to use the competitive proposal procedure for certain purchases. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2695 79-0 (2005) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to allowing a county to consider health insurance benefits provided by a bidder to its employees when awarding a purchasing contract. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2828 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the powers and duties of a navigation district or port authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2835 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of commissaries operated by sheriffs. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2990 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al. Relating to the immunity of certain governmental entities from suits arising under certain contracts. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 3361 79-0 (2005) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for certain job creation activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3365 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the use of excess proceeds of certificates of obligation. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3384 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the authority of a junior college district or local workforce development board to contract under the Interlocal Cooperation Act. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 70 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the provision of a preference in governmental purchasing decisions for vendors that provide health benefits to employees. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 748 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the use of funds received by certain special purpose districts under a contract with a municipality. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 861 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the level of municipal participation in contracts with developers for public improvements. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 901 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the authority of a water control and improvement district or a municipal utility district to enter into a contract to convey property to another water district or water supply corporation. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1068 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to an electronic requisition system for counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
SB 1191 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the adjudication of claims arising under written contracts with local governmental entities. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1214 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the selection and retention of an insurance broker by certain counties; imposing an administrative penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1335 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to authorizing certain municipally owned water utilities to use the design-build method of construction to construct a water desalination plant. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1786 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the powers and duties of a navigation district or port authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 15 79-2 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to contracting and ethics issues of governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 31 79-3 (2006) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the provision of a preference in governmental purchasing decisions for vendors that provide health benefits to employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 211 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the purchase of insurance by certain municipalities through competitive bidding and proposal procedures. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 397 78-0 (2003) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the procedure for the issuance by a municipality or county of certain certificates of obligation. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 655 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the sale of property by a defense base development authority. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 790 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the purchase of goods and services by county purchasing agents. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1061 78-0 (2003) Author: Griggs, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to municipal officer and employee participation in state travel services contracts. House: Government Reform
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1154 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the authority of counties and municipalities to contract for services to collect forfeited bail bonds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1222 78-0 (2003) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to purchasing contracts awarded by public school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1288 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the awarding of contracts by municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1780 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to payment to a subcontractor under a public work contract. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2242 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to notice sent by a local government after a mandatory pre-bid conference. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2295 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to municipal contracts regarding public improvements and purchasing. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2311 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to granting regional mobility authorities the authority to contract through exclusive development agreements. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2375 78-0 (2003) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to allowing local governments and school districts to prohibit contracts with delinquent taxpayers. House: County Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2493 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal and school district contracts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3028 78-0 (2003) Author: Moreno, Joe
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to certain purchasing contracts of certain navigation districts and port authorities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3032 78-0 (2003) Author: Laney, James Relating to purchasing preferences to Texas and United States products under certain state and local purchasing procedures. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3089 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to competitive purchasing procedures for certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3131 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to requiring commissioners and vendors of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas, to disclose certain financial relationships. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 232 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the purchase of goods and services by county purchasing agents. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 304 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Griggs, Bob
Relating to municipal officer and employee participation in state travel services contracts. House: Government Reform
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 376 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon | et. al. Relating to small business development programs of navigation districts and port authorities. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 440 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to purchasing procedures for certain regional water authorities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 689 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to the awarding of contracts by municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 701 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the purchase of insurance by certain municipalities through competitive bidding and proposal procedures. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 709 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the ability of certain counties to use lease-purchase or licensing agreements. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 719 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Corte, Frank
Relating to authorizing a defense base development authority to use alternative methods for contracting for public improvement projects. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 720 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the sale by defense base development authorities of property located in an enterprise zone. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
SB 726 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of an appraisal district; providing penalties. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 733 78-0 (2003) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to the purchase by certain local governments of an item from a local vendor. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 736 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to form of the notice given by certain local governments under their purchasing and contracting procedures. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 850 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to allowing local governments and school districts to prohibit contracts or other transactions with delinquent taxpayers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 902 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the term of a contract between an appraisal district and the financial entity designated as the depository for the district. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1118 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to competitive bidding procedures for certain purchases by a local government. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 1210 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal and school district contracts. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1229 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to competitive purchasing procedures for certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1396 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to certain purchasing contracts of certain navigation districts and port authorities. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1617 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the level of municipal participation in contracts with developers for public improvements. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1849 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to school district purchasing contracts. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
HB 6 78-1 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the purchase by certain local governments of an item from a local vendor. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 52 78-1 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal and school district contracts. House: County Affairs Meeting cancelled
HB 109 78-1 (2003) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to attendance at mandatory pre-bid conferences regarding certain purchases by local governments. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 197 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the threshold contract amount at which certain political subdivisions are required to engage in a competitive purchasing procedure. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 311 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the authority of a school district to select a sole broker of record for the purpose of purchasing insurance. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 579 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to use a design-build contract for transportation projects. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 833 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the authority of a municipality to use a design-build contract for public facilities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 852 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to government purchasing using the reverse auction procedure. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 884 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to an interlocal cooperation contract between a local government in this state and a local government in another state. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 969 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to local governments that may consider the location of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding contracts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1022 77-0 (2001) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the recording of expenditures of revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1140 77-0 (2001) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the procurement by a governmental entity of professional interior design services. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1411 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary | et. al. Relating to the procurement methods a political subdivision or a related entity may use. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1486 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny Relating to reviews by the comptroller or the state auditor of contracts involving state money. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1588 77-0 (2001) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the continuing educational requirements of county purchasing agents. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1619 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to authorizing county purchasing agents to establish a county purchasing card program. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1890 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to control of contracts and funds of a commissary for the county jail of certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1892 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the threshold contract amount at which certain political subdivisions are required to engage in a competitive purchasing procedure and the criteria required to evaluate bidders in the competitive purchasing process. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Tagged
HB 1981 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to competitive purchasing procedures applying to certain purchases and contracts of governmental entities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1992 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to permitting a municipality to consider financing alternatives submitted in competitive bids. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1993 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to the threshold contract amount at which certain political subdivisions are required to engage in a competitive purchasing procedure. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2002 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to exempting the purchase of certain recreational services performed on county-owned land in certain counties from competitive bidding and competitive proposal procedures. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2318 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the use of electronically transmitted information in certain county and municipal procedures for the purchase, sale, or lease of items. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2486 77-0 (2001) Author: Clark, Ron | et. al. Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of municipalities; providing penalties. House: Urban Affairs Record vote
HB 2506 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the authority of local governments to purchase electricity and energy services on behalf of citizens. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2863 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the threshold contract amount at which a county and certain municipalities are required to engage in a competitive purchasing procedure for certain purchases. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2918 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the advertising of competitive bids of certain local governments. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2996 77-0 (2001) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to require bidders to attend pre-bid conferences as a condition for accepting a bid. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3204 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to authorizing counties and municipalities to enter into contracts to provide services and accept payments through the Internet. House: County Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HR 1384 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 510. Reported enrolled
SB 155 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the authority of a municipality to use a design-build contract for public improvement projects and facilities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 201 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Jones, Jesse
Relating to authorizing counties and municipalities to provide information and to enter into contracts for the payment of taxes, fees, or other charges through the Internet. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 221 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Relating to government purchasing using the reverse auction procedure. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 227 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to use a design-build contract for transportation projects. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 335 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Jones, Jesse
Relating to an interlocal cooperation contract between a local government in this state and a local government in another state. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 510 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to the procurement methods a political subdivision or a related entity or certain educational institutions may use. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 528 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the recording of expenditures of revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 630 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to authorizing county purchasing agents to establish a county purchasing card program. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 871 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the receiving electronically of competitive bids by counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 872 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the advertising of competitive bids by counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 874 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to require bidders to attend pre-bid conferences as a condition for accepting a bid. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 999 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the continuing educational requirements of county purchasing agents. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1225 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the advertising of competitive bids of certain local governments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
HB 597 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to preference to Texas and United States products in purchasing by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 800 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the purchase of a motor vehicle under an Interlocal Cooperation Act contract. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1003 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to the requirements for competitive bidding and proposal procedures in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1029 76-0 (1999) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the requirements for competitive bidding and proposal procedures in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 1506 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the disposal of surplus county property. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1542 76-0 (1999) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to purchasing requirements for school districts and junior college districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1627 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to certain requirements for insurers that contract with municipalities. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1735 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to exempting certain entities that perform cooperative purchasing for local governments from competitive bidding requirements. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1757 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to procurement by local governments and state agencies of certain automated systems through certain nonprofit organizations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1790 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the procurement powers of navigation districts. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 2021 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the requirements for purchasing in school districts that adopt site-based decision-making plans. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2122 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to competitive bid requirements for certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2235 76-0 (1999) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the issuance of installment sale obligations or lease-purchase obligations by certain municipalities. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2264 76-0 (1999) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the qualifications of a county purchasing agent and to county purchasing procedures. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2466 76-0 (1999) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to the expenditure of revenue and interest derived from the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2525 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to fees paid by school districts for professional services. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2662 76-0 (1999) Author: Ramsay, Tom
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the functions of certain county purchasing agents. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2729 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to regional business certification programs for purchasing by political subdivisions. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2787 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the consideration of the location of a bidder's principal place of business in the award of contracts by certain local governments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 3026 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to school district contracts and bonds. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3406 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to the assessment or collection of ad valorem taxes by an entity other than the taxing unit imposing the taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3509 76-0 (1999) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to contracts by water districts with municipalities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3543 76-0 (1999) Author: Hodge, Terri
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to competitive bidding by mass transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3619 76-0 (1999) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to developer participation contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3676 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the awarding of contracts for private projects for which municipal entities have provided funding. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3735 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the awarding of contract(s) for private projects for which municipal entities have provided funding House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3802 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the approval of certain long-term contracts of certain counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HR 1303 76-0 (1999) Author: Elkins, Gary Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1520. Reported enrolled
SB 507 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to the requirements for competitive bidding and proposal procedures in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 663 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to the prohibition on discrimination in the award of public contracts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 669 76-0 (1999) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to certain contracting procedures for school districts and institutions of higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 795 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the disposition of surplus and salvage property of certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Ed. by President
SB 896 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to municipal participation in contracted developer cost. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1032 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the functions of certain county purchasing agents. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1257 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to developer participation contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1325 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to school district purchasing and bonds. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1363 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the acquisition of library materials by a junior college district. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1451 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the disposition of surplus and salvage property of certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1502 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon | et. al. Relating to the condemnation powers of navigation districts, the ability of navigation district or port authorities to form local government corporations and procurement powers of navigation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1520 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to the sale or transfer of property by certain governmental entities. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1599 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David Relating to competitive bidding by certain mass transit authorities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
SB 1603 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Ramsay, Tom
Relating to the receipt and expenditure of revenue derived from the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1665 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon | et. al.
Sponsor: Moreno, Joe
Relating to the authority of certain navigation districts to acquire land, equipment, or improvements and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1669 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the qualifications of a county purchasing agent and to county purchasing procedures. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1709 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to fees paid by school districts for professional services. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1713 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the purchase of a motor vehicle under an Interlocal Cooperation Act contract. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Chair
SB 1730 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to contracts between commissioners courts and private vendors for certain corrections facilities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1820 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the awarding of contract(s) for private projects for which municipal entities have provided funding. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 501 75-0 (1997) Author: Woolley, Beverly
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the law applicable to interlocal contracts made by local governments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 532 75-0 (1997) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to contracts for the appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 739 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al. Relating to the award by certain municipalities of contracts to local bidders. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1161 75-0 (1997) Author: Clark, Ron
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to uniform competitive bidding requirements for municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1564 75-0 (1997) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to requiring certain special districts to select a depository and follow a competitive bidding process. House: County Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken in committee
HB 1669 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to exempting certain entities that perform cooperative purchasing for local governments from competitive bidding requirements. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1764 75-0 (1997) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to allowing municipalities to purchase goods for retail sale without following competitive bidding procedures. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1910 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to purchasing practices by health and human services agencies, by certain other agencies with programs related to health or human services, and by certain public and private local providers of health or human services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2179 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Galloway, Michael
Relating to competitive bidding in connection with certain contracts made by counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2225 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to purchasing practices by health and human services agencies, by certain other agencies with programs related to health or human services, and by certain public and private local providers of health or human services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2264 75-0 (1997) Author: Glaze, Bob Relating to county requisition orders. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2692 75-0 (1997) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the method of bidding for certain contracts related to community development programs. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2708 75-0 (1997) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the waiting period before a school district may purchase real property. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3042 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to exempting governmental entities from competitive bidding requirements when governmental entities participate in cooperative purchasing. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3349 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen Relating to contract management projects for school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 395 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Torres, Gerard
Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of certain local governments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 804 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to allowing municipalities to purchase goods for retail sale without following competitive bidding procedures. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 863 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to precommitment approval for certain purchases of a port authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1066 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to procurement practices by health and human services agencies, by certain other agencies with programs related to health or human services, and by certain public and private local providers of health or human services. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1552 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Relating to county requisition orders. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1677 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to contract management projects for school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 57 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the requirement that a sports facility district establish a plan to increase its usage of historically underutilized businesses. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 305 74-0 (1995) Author: Park, Carolyn
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the authority of local governments to enter into contracts with other governmental entities for purchases of goods and services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 882 74-0 (1995) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the requirement that the governing body of a municipality approve change orders for municipal construction contracts. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 939 74-0 (1995) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the requirement that the commissioners court of a county approve change orders for county construction contracts. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1178 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to authorizing municipalities to use the competitive sealed proposal procedure for certain purchases. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1475 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to counties authorized to employ a purchasing agent. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1647 74-0 (1995) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to purchasing and contracting authority of municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1900 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to routine purchases and contracts made by a port commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2354 74-0 (1995) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to certain contracts made by a governmental entity that require a payment bond. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2884 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to increasing the interest rate on late payments regarding state and local purchasing. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2926 74-0 (1995) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to request for proposal purchasing procedures for certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2989 74-0 (1995) Author: Sadler, Paul
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to the circumstances under which a county may purchase an item without following the statutory competitive purchasing procedures. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Meeting cancelled
HB 3103 74-0 (1995) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to procurement of public improvements at the least cost; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
SB 99 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to construction change orders. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 471 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to counties authorized to employ a purchasing agent. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 880 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to routine purchases and contracts made by a port commission. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 894 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to authorizing certain municipalities to use the competitive sealed proposal procedure for certain purchases. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
HB 232 73-0 (1993) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the performance bond for a county contract. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 235 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the performance bond for a county contract. House: County Affairs Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 795 73-0 (1993) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the contracting authority and procedures of certain hospital districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 824 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the sale or exchange of land by a home-rule municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 901 73-0 (1993) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to contracts made by local governments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 939 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to procurement of public improvements at the least cost. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1020 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the authority of counties to regulate the information resources technologies of county officers and employees. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1185 73-0 (1993) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to purchasing by local governments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1408 73-0 (1993) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the sale or lease of computer software by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1756 73-0 (1993) Author: Marchant, Ken
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to certain transfers of property by a county purchasing agent. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1836 73-0 (1993) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al. Relating to county purchase of road construction material. House: County Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 2087 73-0 (1993) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the authority of a county to donate surplus or salvage property to a civic or charitable organization. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2092 73-0 (1993) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to purchasing procedures of certain local governments; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2365 73-0 (1993) Author: Hernandez, Christine Relating to the purchase of motor vehicles, buses, bus bodies, and bus chassises. House: Public Education Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2673 73-0 (1993) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the competitive bidding requirements of certain government entities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2870 73-0 (1993) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to conflicts of interest of certain persons in certain contracts of certain fresh water supply districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 320 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the competitive bidding requirements of certain governmental entities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Tabled in subcommittee
SB 342 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to changes in plans, specifications, or proposals pertaining to contracts made by counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 493 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to purchases of property through competitive bids and other means by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 508 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to county purchase of road construction material. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 34 72-0 (1991) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the authority of a municipality to disqualify a party doing business in South Africa from consideration for certain municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 140 72-0 (1991) Author: Willy, John Relating to the requirement that bidders on certain county contracts furnish a bidder's bond. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 182 72-0 (1991) Author: Repp, Glenn Relating to the award by certain municipalities of contracts to local bidders or offerors. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 219 72-0 (1991) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to a county auditor employed jointly by two or more counties acting as the purchasing agent for those counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 571 72-0 (1991) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the notice requirement for competitive bids or proposals for municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 591 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Jerry
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to competitive bidding for certain purchases related to the construction and maintenance of county roads and bridges. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 914 72-0 (1991) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the competitive bidding requirements of governmental entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1229 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to governmental contracts for architectural or engineering services. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1413 72-0 (1991) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Montford, John | et. al.
Relating to competitive bidding requirements for personal property in certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 2368 72-0 (1991) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to exempting the procurement of security services, personnel or devices by cities from the requirement for competitive bidding or competitive proposals. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2536 72-0 (1991) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the award by certain municipalities of contracts to local bidders. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2661 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the adoption of amendments to the County Purchasing Act and to the provisions for disposition by counties of salvage or surplus property. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2755 72-0 (1991) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the purchasing, lease, or conversion of motor vehicles by local transit authorities and districts. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2863 72-0 (1991) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the authority of the Rankin County Hospital Distict relating to purchases and construction contracts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 354 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the purchase of insurance by municipalities without competitive bidding. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 862 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to exempting certain management services from municipal competitive bidding and competitive proposal requirements. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 986 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Eckels, Robert
Relating to the purchase and repurchase of earth-moving, material-handling, road maintenance, and construction equipment by a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1067 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to competitive bidding by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1369 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to changes to the state cooperation in local purchasing programs. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 105 72-1 (1991) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the competitive bidding requirements of governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 102 72-2 (1991) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to local government purchasing. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
SB 61 72-2 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to local government purchasing. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 98 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the authority of a city to disqualify a party doing business in South Africa from consideration for municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 233 70-0 (1987) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the exclusion of public school districts from the wage rate requirements for public works projects. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 530 70-0 (1987) Author: Kubiak, L.B.
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the purchase of office supplies by counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 662 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to safety standards for construction projects and consideration of safety records when awarding bids on construction projects. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 665 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the requirement that bid documents and contracts for construction projects in a municipality or in the municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction include detailed trench construction plans. House: Business & Commerce Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 994 70-0 (1987) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to purchasing requirements by certain navigation districts and port authorities; providing criminal penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1100 70-0 (1987) Author: Millsap, Mike
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to a preference for a resident bidder when two or more identical bids are submitted for a city or district contract. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1113 70-0 (1987) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to employment by certain commissioners courts of county purchasing agents. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1242 70-0 (1987) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of certain counties to establish programs to improve the extent to which women and minority businesses are awarded county contracts. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1312 70-0 (1987) Author: Burnett, Dick Relating to a preference for local bidders on certain contracts awarded by municipalities, counties, and other political subdivisions. House: County Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1387 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the purchase of supplies for a housing authority through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1519 70-0 (1987) Author: Warner, Larry Relating to contracts for sewer utility service for certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1927 70-0 (1987) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to political subdivisions that may contract for the enforcement of certain warrants. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1931 70-0 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the procedures governing purchases made by counties; amending Sections 3, 4, 10, and 12, County Purchasing Act (Article 2368a.5, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2098 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the requirements governing awarding of contracts by cities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2119 70-0 (1987) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the authority of a municipality to contract for jail facilities and the operation of those facilities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2155 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to school bus purchases. House: Public Education Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 2301 70-0 (1987) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the employment of county purchasing agents in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2460 70-0 (1987) Author: Telford, Barry An act to amend the public property finance act with respect to and regulating the use, acquisition, and purchase of real and personal property by designated governmental agencies or by non-profit corporations acting on their behalf, and declaring an emergency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2476 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to a private attorney's contract with a county for the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes and the requirement of the county tax assessor-collector's approval. House: Ways & Means Pending in committee
SB 363 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the employment of county purchasing agents in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SB 436 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Warner, Larry
Relating to sewer services to municipalities under privatization contracts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 482 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Eddie
Sponsor: Blair, Fred
Relating to the adoption of programs by certain home-rule municipalities to increase participation by minority business enterprises in contract awards. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 790 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the purchasing practices of cities, counties, and school districts, and certain other political subdivisions; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1279 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the purchasing practices of the state and other political subdivisions and governmental agencies; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1473 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to a contract for use, acquisition, or lease of school buses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1538 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to competitive bidding requirements for certain hospital districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
HB 26 70-2 (1987) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to a contract for an improvement to a public school's real property. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 67 70-2 (1987) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the acquisition of certain property by the Orange County Navigation and Port District and the provision of certain projects and facilities on that property. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
HB 80 70-2 (1987) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the authority of a municipality to contract for jail facilities and the operation of those facilities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 125 70-2 (1987) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to certain local government leases regarding airport matters. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 38 70-2 (1987) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to the authority of a municipality to contract for jail facilities and the operation of those facilities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to County Affairs
SB 50 70-2 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to certain government leases regarding airport matters. House: Government Organization
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 224 69-0 (1985) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the rights and liabilities of general contractors, subcontractors, and the state or a local government in relation to public construction projects. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 275 69-0 (1985) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to payments for goods and services contracted for by the state or by a political subdivision of the state. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 415 69-0 (1985) Author: Kubiak, L.B. Relating to the purchase of equipment, materials, and supplies for the county road department in certain counties. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 791 69-0 (1985) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to adoption of programs by political subdivisions to increase participation by minority business enterprises in contract awards. House: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 1144 69-0 (1985) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to the effect of certain contracts between an appraisal district and a private appraisal firm to perform appraisal services for the appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Considered by s/c in public hearing
HB 1177 69-0 (1985) Author: Smithee, John Relating to school district contracts that are required to be let by competitive bidding. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1203 69-0 (1985) Author: Toomey, Mike Relating to the bidding procedures of rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1303 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the purchase of computers and computer-related equipment by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1445 69-0 (1985) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to a county's authority to contract with an alcoholism recovery center and to provide payment for services rendered under the contract. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1673 69-0 (1985) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to bid procedures for county contracts. House: County Affairs Testimony received in committee
HB 1754 69-0 (1985) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the procedures governing purchases made by counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1788 69-0 (1985) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the hours of labor under certain contracts made by the state or a political subdivision. House: Labor & Employment Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1829 69-0 (1985) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the authority of a governmental entity to withhold payments to a general contractor if the general contractor does not pay a subcontractor or supplier. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1986 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the construction of roads and highways in the State of Texas. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2027 69-0 (1985) Author: Thompson, Gary
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the assignment of financial or purchasing responsibilities to certain county officers and employees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned from Senate as amended
HB 2326 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the purchasing procedures of counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
SB 258 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the authority of a city or town to contract and levy assessments for the relocation or replacement of sanitation sewer laterals or water laterals on private property. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably with substitute
SB 270 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Hammond, Bill
Relating to the exemption of certain city purchases and of payments by the state or its political subdivisions from competitive bidding and other requirements. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 443 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to the authority of a county to contract with a volunteer fire department. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 549 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Kubiak, L.B.
Relating to bidding for the purchase of equipment, materials, and supplies for the county and its officers, departments, or institutions in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 614 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the authority of a county to supply fire-fighting equipment to certain communities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SB 620 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Moreno, Alex
Relating to a county's authority to contract with a public or private alcoholism prevention, intervention, or treatment program or center, to eligibility of such programs or centers, and to provision of payment for services rendered under the contract. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 763 69-0 (1985) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to contracts and tuition for the education of students residing in school districts that do not offer classes at all grade levels. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 802 69-0 (1985) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Luna III, Albert
Relating to the taking of competitive bids and the issuance of certificates of obligation by cities and counties; providing certain definitions and penalties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1070 69-0 (1985) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to bid procedures for county contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1213 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the requirement that counties purchase supplies and materials through a competitive bidding process. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 434 68-0 (1983) Author: Ragsdale, Paul
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to adoption of programs by political subdivisions to increase participation by minority business enterprises in contract awards. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 668 68-0 (1983) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to an exemption of certain county purchases from competitive bidding requirements. House: County Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 728 68-0 (1983) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to the authority of a county to donate money to a crime stoppers organization and establishing limits to the yearly amount donated by the county. House: Law Enforcement Coauthor authorized
HB 950 68-0 (1983) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to contracts entered into by Pan American University. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 1768 68-0 (1983) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to assistance of small businesses. House: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2009 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to contracts, leases and other arrangements for the use and occupancy of airport property entered into by joint boards under the Municipal Airports Act. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 2146 68-0 (1983) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald Relating to the requirement that a city or town purchase personal and professional services through a competitive bidding process. House: Urban Affairs Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 2205 68-0 (1983) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to programs of certain cities to increase participation by minority and women's business enterprises in public contracts. House: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2284 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to prohibiting employment of tax appraisers by taxing units. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 2357 68-0 (1983) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Relating to restricting the sale of computer time on a computer owned or operated by a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Committee on Education
HB 2381 68-0 (1983) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to bid procedures for county contracts. House: County Affairs No action taken
SB 61 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to adoption of programs by home rule cities to increase participation by minority business enterprises in contract awards; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 395 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Hammond, Bill
Relating to an exemption of certain county purchases from competitive bidding requirements. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 484 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the creation of the office of purchasing agent in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 747 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the collection of claims owed to the state or to a political subdivision of the state. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 800 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the authority of a city, town, or village to make an agreement or contract with a conservation and reclamation district for the purchase of hydroelectric power or energy; providing for validation of certain agreements or contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 890 68-0 (1983) Author: Montford, John Relating to contracting to provide for the transportation of public school students. Senate: Education No action taken
HB 26 68-1 (1983) Author: Laney, James Authorizing certain counties to issue certificates of obligation. Filed
SB 18 68-1 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray Authorizing certain counties to issue certificates of obligation. Senate: Finance Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 268 67-0 (1981) Author: Thompson, Gary
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the authority of local governments to make purchases through cooperative agreements or through the State Purchasing and General Services Commission. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 311 67-0 (1981) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to contracts by certain counties for the collection of delinquent taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 395 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to damages in certain governmental contracts. House: State Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 899 67-0 (1981) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to the authority of governmental agencies and institutions of higher education to enter into contracts for use, acquisition or purchase of property. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1098 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Carlyle Relating to the authority to appoint a county purchasing agent in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1103 67-0 (1981) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the authority of certain school districts to contract with businesses in which a trustee has an interest. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1478 67-0 (1981) Author: Browder, Larry Relating to public school contracts that require competitive bidding. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1494 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the authority of commissioners courts to authorize county purchases not to exceed a designated amount. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1635 67-0 (1981) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to adoption of programs by home rule cities to increase participation by minority business enterprises in contract awards. House: Business & Industry Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 1814 67-0 (1981) Author: Schoolcraft, Alan
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to change orders on county or city contracts or city contracts for public works. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2114 67-0 (1981) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the approval of county purchase requisitions. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2231 67-0 (1981) Author: Valles, Robert "Bob" Relating to the expenditure by certain cities of proceeds from airport revenue bonds without the necessity of competitive bids and performance and payment bonds. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 2363 67-0 (1981) Author: Hartung, Frank
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to contracts for the construction or improvement of county jails. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2368 67-0 (1981) Author: Salinas, Froy
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the requirement that counties and cities submit certain contracts to competitive bidding. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 703 67-0 (1981) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the authority of local governments to make purchases through the State Purchasing and General Services Commission. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 710 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Browder, Larry
Relating to public school contracts that require competitive bidding. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 711 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the requirement that certain contracts relating to real property and certain sales, releases, or assignments of those contracts be recorded with the county clerk. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 977 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to adoption of programs by home rule cities to increase participation by minority business enterprises in contract awards. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken
SB 1110 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the expenditure of certain cities of proceeds from airport revenue bonds without the necessity of competitive bids and performance and payment bonds, providing for severability, and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken
SB 1119 67-0 (1981) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the authority of the Commissioners Court of Dallas County to authorize county purchases not to exceed a designated amount. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to subcommittee
SB 1159 67-0 (1981) Author: Richards, Mike
Sponsor: Lee, El Franco
Relating to the use of facsimile signatures on certain municipal documents. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1250 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to contracts for the construction or improvement of county jails. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 494 66-0 (1979) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to competitive bidding on community college contracts for certain purchases. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 751 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to municipal authority regarding the furnishing of surety bonds by public works contractors. House: Business & Industry Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 752 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to programs of political subdivisions to increase contract awards to minority businesses. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 801 66-0 (1979) Author: Bock II, Bennie
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to payment of construction contracts by municipal utility districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1311 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to conflicts of interest in the contracts of certain cities; providing a penalty. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1523 66-0 (1979) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to lease the Jennie Sealy Hospital and the R. Waverly Smith Pavilion, located in Galveston County, Texas, for the use and benefit of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
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HB 1546 66-0 (1979) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to construction work on or under streets and roads dedicated to public use and other public works contracted for by the state or any political subdivision thereof; clarifying the effect of completion and acceptance of work performed under contracts relating thereto; specifying the extent of a contractor's liability. House: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1612 66-0 (1979) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub"
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to competitive bidding on certain public works contracts. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1682 66-0 (1979) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to competitive bidding requirements for certain political subdivisions. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1782 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C. Relating to liens and performance and payment bond in connection with public contracts. House: Business & Industry Coauthor authorized
HB 1840 66-0 (1979) Author: Caraway, Bill Relating to allocation of governmental services a corresponding apportionment of ad valorem taxes between certain cities and certain districts vested with powers. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1891 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the appointment and compensation of county purchasing agents. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1979 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to contracts made by certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 2076 66-0 (1979) Author: Wilson, Ron Amending the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Health Services Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 2172 66-0 (1979) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to county purchases and the keeping of county inventories in Harris County. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 308 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to adoption of programs by political subdivisions to increase participation by minority business enterprises in contract awards. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 309 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the furnishing of surety bonds by contractors. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 436 66-0 (1979) Author: Short, E.L.
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to requirements governing competitive bidding in certain political subdivisions. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 680 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the acquisition of property by the state and by political subdivisions. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 839 66-0 (1979) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to competitive bidding on certain public works contracts; providing the extent if applicability of the Act. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1229 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to county purchases and the keeping of county inventories in Harris County. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 193 65-0 (1977) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to the advertisement of bids for material to be used by a county. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 273 65-0 (1977) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to requiring competitive bidding for certain personal property to be sold to public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 305 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to contractors' performance and payment bonds and certain liens for contracts over a certain amount. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Human Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 397 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to property and services a school district may contract for without competitive bids. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Committee on Education
HB 477 65-0 (1977) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to purchases by a city, town, or county from a cooperative association to which a member of the governing body belongs. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 567 65-0 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to bid security on proposed construction contracts in water control and improvement districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 581 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the establishment of a state-local cooperative purchasing service. House: Regions, Compacts & Districts Referred to subcommittee
HB 783 65-0 (1977) Author: Massey, Tom
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to county purchasing in times of emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 1110 65-0 (1977) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub"
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to competitive bidding for permanent improvements at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1358 65-0 (1977) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to competitive bidding on contracts for the purchase of insurance by school districts. House: Public Education Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1472 65-0 (1977) Author: Briscoe, Leonard Relating to the authority of certain municipal to reserve a portion of their contracts for good and services to minority group businesses. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Posting rule suspended
HB 1478 65-0 (1977) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to contracts for the education of Texas resident medical students attending the Medical College of El Paso. House: Higher Education Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1600 65-0 (1977) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to paying for contractual obligations by cities and counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1686 65-0 (1977) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Relating to certain joint contractual and financing arrangements of certain public entities. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1868 65-0 (1977) Author: Lewis, Gibson Authorizing any city, county, school dristrict, conservation district, hospital authority, district or joint board, and institution of higher education and any other state agency to enter into contracts for the use and purchase of equipment payable from revenues or taxes within constitutional limitations; providing for payment of interest on such contracts; providing for compliance with Acts 1931, 42nd Legislature, Chapter 163, as amended, but not requiring notice of intention or referendum; providing for approval of the contracts by the Attorney General and registration by the Comptroller; providing for incontestability; making other provisions in the premises; providing for severability and giving the Act cumulative effect. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1899 65-0 (1977) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to notice and bid requirements on certain contracts of navigation districts. House: Natural Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1900 65-0 (1977) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Relating to the purchase, acquisition, and financing of improvement districts and to the appointment, duties, and compensation of district officials; providing for certain surety bonds and making other provisions relative to the district; amending Water Code, as amended. House: Natural Resources Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 2059 65-0 (1977) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Relating to the filing of lawsuits by creditors in counties other than where the contract was made or where the debtor resides. House: Judiciary
Senate: Human Resources
Effective in 90 days
SB 187 65-0 (1977) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Close, G.R. "Bob"
Relating to the advertisement of bids for material to be used by a county. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 872 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to contracts of school districts for property or services which require competitive bids and requirements for advertising for bids. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
90 Day Bill
SB 950 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Clark, Jim
Relating to the award of contracts by navigation districts; providing that emergency contracts may be let for not more than $5,000 without advertisement for bids; providing that notice of bids must be published for at least two weeks and posted for at least 14 days; permitting a self-liquidating navigation district to enter into a contract for less than $5,000 without competitive bids; allowing navigation districts having a city over 375,000 to enter into contracts less than $5,000 without advertising for competitive bids. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 968 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the prohibition of repurchase agreements in connection with a county's purchase of heavy mobile equipment by competitive bidding. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably
SB 989 65-0 (1977) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to competitive bidding on contracts for permanent improvements at institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 990 65-0 (1977) Author: Braecklein, Bill Authorizing any city, county, school district, conservation district, hospital authority, district or joint board, an institution of higher education and any other state agency to enter into contracts for the use and purchase of equipment payable from revenues or taxes within constitutional limitations; providing for payment of interest on such contracts; providing for compliance with Acts 1931, 42nd Legislature, Chapter 163, as amended, but not requiring notice of intention or referendum; providing for approval of the contracts by the Attorney General and registration by the Comptroller; providing for incontestability; making other provisions in the premises; providing for severability and giving the Act cumulative effect. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 1208 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
Relating to contracts between cities and towns and districts created under Article XVI, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution or nonprofit corporations. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 1277 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to contracts for the furnishing of municipal services between certain counties and municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1321 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Olson, Jr., Lyndon
Relating to providing more expeditious procedures for local governments to finance and make interlocal contracts and agreements concerning water supply and waste disposal facilities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Calendars
HB 94 64-0 (1975) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the purchase and operation of school buses; repealing conflicting laws. House: Public Education Failed to pass to engrossment
HB 526 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to the power of certain cities to acquire, construct, improve and equip any property for purposes of treating and conveying waste. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 537 64-0 (1975) Author: Bryant, John W.
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to a county purchasing agent's power to purchase provisions for a county jail in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to subcommittee
HB 731 64-0 (1975) Author: Rains, Don Relating to the transfer or sale of surplus and salvage equipment or material. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1042 64-0 (1975) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to property and services a school district may contract for without competitive bids. House: Public Education Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1315 64-0 (1975) Author: Earle, Ronald Relating to the establishment of a state-local cooperative purchasing service through the State Board of Control for local governments of the state. House: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1518 64-0 (1975) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Relating to revising the Texas Educational Code to allow county and local school districts to supplement state funds for the purposes of contracting with public transportation companies for transportation of pupils. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days
HB 1707 64-0 (1975) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to local adminstrative policies and procedures and to indirect costs of local governmental contracting parties under the Interlocal Cooperation Act. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1993 64-0 (1975) Author: Bailey, Kay Relating to the procedure by which counties having a population of eight hundred thousand (800,000) or more according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census shall purchase supplies and materials. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2064 64-0 (1975) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to certain governmental contracts with professional engineers. House: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 170 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill
Sponsor: Bryant, John W.
Relating to the salaries of purchasing agents in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 239 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to a county purchasing agent's power to purchase provisions for a county jail. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 349 64-0 (1975) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the purchase and operation of school buses. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 452 64-0 (1975) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Newton, Jon P.
Relating to bids on contracts of the San Antonio River Authority and to the authority of the manager to execute contracts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 473 64-0 (1975) Author: Hance, Kent
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to property and services a school district may contract for without competitive bids. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 520 64-0 (1975) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the prohibition of certain forms of discrimination by public school boards and persons, corporations, or other entities from whom they solicit or accept bids or with whom they contract; requiring certain certification as to nondiscrimination by vendors. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Rules suspended
SB 653 64-0 (1975) Author: McKinnon, Mike
Sponsor: Salem, Joe
Relating to authorizing commissioners courts of certain counties to purchase necessary equipment to regulate parking and enforce or contract to enforce parking regulations; authorizing enforcement by the sheriff's department; authorizing contract with the city in which the county seat is located for enforcement. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 day bill
SB 937 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Relating to the procedure by which counties having a population of 80,000 or more according to the last preceding or any future federal census shall purchase supplies and materials. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 958 64-0 (1975) Author: Longoria, Raul Clarifying the power of a city, town, or district to enter into certain contracts and for such district to issue bonds in accordance with the provisions of such act as amended. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 261 63-0 (1973) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to a cooperative purchasing service through the State Board of Control for counties, home-rule cities, cities, villages, and towns organized under general law, special districts, school districts, junior college districts, and other legally constituted political subdivisions of the state or combinations of these. House: State Affairs Subcommittee hearing date
HB 363 63-0 (1973) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to competitive bidding on certain contracts involving political subdivisions; providing certain exceptions; declaring certain laws unaffected by this Act; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee hearing date
HB 892 63-0 (1973) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to the approval of claims against a county. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HB 1086 63-0 (1973) Author: Barnhart, Ray A. Relating to required competitive bidding on certain contracts negotiated by public school boards. House: Education Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1192 63-0 (1973) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to the salaries of purchasing agents in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Read first time
HB 1275 63-0 (1973) Author: Kubiak, Dan To raise the amount of personalty or building services a school district may contract without advertising for bids. House: Education Reported favorably
HB 1338 63-0 (1973) Author: Doyle, Terry Relating to contracts for acquisition of water supply and treatment systems, water distribution systems, sanitary sewer and collection treatment systems and drainage systems by cities and towns; providing a severability clause. House: Natural Resources Committee hearing date
HB 1355 63-0 (1973) Author: Powers, Pike Relating to certain bids for certain materials supplied to a county. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 1400 63-0 (1973) Author: Powers, Pike Relating to competitive bidding on contracts made by cities and counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 1515 63-0 (1973) Author: Atwell, Ben
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to authorization of change orders by the Commissioner's Court or governing body; amending Chapter 1931, as amended (Article 2368a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1526 63-0 (1973) Author: Barnhart, Ray A. Repealing Chapter 163, Acts of the 42nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1931, as amended (Article 2368a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); repealing Chapter 923, Acts of the 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1971, as amended (Article 2368.1, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1659 63-0 (1973) Author: Vecchio, James S. Relating to competitive bidding for all architectural design contracts for new school buildings by the board of any independent school districts; amending Subsection (c), Section 21.901, Texas Education Code; and declaring an emergency. House: Education Referred to Committee on Education
HB 1672 63-0 (1973) Author: Parker, Walt Providing that any city, whether general law or home rule charter, may contract with a district created pursuant to Article XVI, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution, for the collection and disposal of solid waste, providing that cities may pledge to the payment of such contracts sanitary service fees and other revenue of the city, to pay such contracts, providing that cities may adjust such sanitary service fees in order that such fees together with other revenues, if any, of the city are sufficient to meet the contractual obligations, that may include operation and maintenance expenses, and debt service of the district's revenue bonds issued for solid waste improvements, providing a severability clause, and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 304 63-0 (1973) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to a cooperative purchasing service through the State Board of Control for counties, home-rule cities, cities, villages, and towns organized under general law, special districts, school districts, junior college districts, and other legally constituted political subdivisions of the state or combinations of these for cooperative purchasing among local governments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to subcommittee
SB 441 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Doyle, Terry
Relating to contracts for acquisition and improving, enlarging and extending of water supply and treatment systems, water distribution systems, sanitary sewer and collection or treatment systems and drainage systems for the benefit of and by cities and towns; providing a severability clause. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 806 63-0 (1973) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Lewis, Gibson
Relating to the purchasing procedure in counties having a population of not less than 700,000 and not more than 800,000 and having an assessed valuation of $800,000,000 or more. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 859 63-0 (1973) Author: Harrington, D. Roy
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
Relating to competitive bidding on and giving of bond for faithful performance of certain contracts made by cities and counties; amending Section 2, Chapter 163, General Laws, Acts of the 42nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1931, as amended (Article 2368a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 974 63-0 (1973) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to certain bids for certain materials supplied to a county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Received from the Senate
HB 177 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to the compensation of the county purchasing agent in certain counties.
HB 440 62-0 (1971) Author: Shannon, Tommy
Sponsor: Kennard, Don
Relating to the transfer and sale of surplus and salvage equipment and material by the Board of Control.
HB 646 62-0 (1971) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Jordan, Barbara
Relating to the authorizing cooperation and contracts among political subdivisions and agencies of this state.
HB 930 62-0 (1971)
Sponsor: Bernal, Joe J.
Relating to competitive bidding on certain contracts involving political subdivisions.
HB 1131 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to authorizing certain county governments, and any political subdivisions within any such county of this state, to contract with each other for the performance of functions required and authorized by the Constitution or laws of this state.
HB 1268 62-0 (1971) Relating to providing that in certain counties the Board of Hospital Managers for the county hospital district shall supervise and be responsible for the making of purchases and expenditures, and providing for public notice and competitive bids on any contract for construction, equipment, goods and supplies or services involving $1,000 or more.
HB 1390 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to changing the manner of payment of construction contracts by water control and improvement districts.
HB 1391 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to changing the manner of payment of construction contracts by water control and preservation districts.
HB 1667 62-0 (1971) Author: Tarbox, Elmer Relating to exceptions in emergency situations from the requirement that certain contracts proposed to be made by a public school board be submitted to competitive bidding.
HB 1672 62-0 (1971) Author: Murray, Menton J.
Sponsor: Bates, James S.
Relating to contracts and leases for the operation of water systems.
HB 1683 62-0 (1971) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Relating to authorizing cities, towns, and villages to contract with civic center authorities.
HB 1770 62-0 (1971) Author: Slack, Richard C. Relating to validating contracts executed for the disposal of salt water and to providing bonds issued by such water power control districts shall be legal and authorized investments in certain instances, and that such bonds shall be eligible and lawful securities for certain deposits.
HB 1841 62-0 (1971) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to the authority of the commissioners courts in certain counties to appoint special investigators on a contract basis.
SB 81 62-0 (1971) Author: Jordan, Barbara Relating to the requirement that contracting agencies of the State of Texas, any county, city, town, school district, water district, hospital district, or other political subdivision of the State shall include nondiscrimination provisions by reason of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in all directly or indirectly publicly funded contracts for supplies, materials, services or equipment.
SB 266 62-0 (1971) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to and establishing state policies and procedures for the procurement of professional services of architects, attorneys, physicians, surgeons and engineers by agencies and departments of the State of Texas, political subdivisions, counties, municipalities, districts, public authorities or publicly-owned utilities.
SB 341 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Harris, Ed
Relating to validating elections and other proceedings relating to the authorization, execution, and delivery of water supply contracts under certain conditions.
SB 357 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Atwell, Ben
Relating to the salaries of purchasing agents in certain counties.
SB 380 62-0 (1971) Author: Jordan, Barbara Relating to authorizing cooperation and contracts among political subdivisions of this State.
SB 607 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Foreman, Wilson
Relating to act to be known as the Certificate of Obligation Act of 1971, providing for and regulating the authorization, issuance and delivery of such certificates by certain cities and counties for the payment of contractual obligations.
SB 781 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to the authority of counties and of their political subdivisions to enter into contracts with one another for performance of governmental functions.
SB 813 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Harris, Ed
Relating to contracts between certain political subdivisions of this State for the performance of governmental services.
SB 893 62-0 (1971) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to authorizing cities, towns, and villages to contract with civic center Authorities.
SB 979 62-0 (1971) Author: Wallace, Jim Relating to contracts for the acquisition of water supply systems, water distribution systems, and sanitary sewer systems by cities or towns.
HB 64 62-4 (1972) Author: Golman, Joe H. | et. al. Relating to a cooperative purchasing system through the State Board of Control for counties, home rule cities, villages, and towns organized under general law, special districts, school districts, junior college districts, and other legally constituted political subdivisions of the state or combinations of these.
SB 38 62-4 (1972)
HB 33 61-0 (1969) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to purchasing procedures in counties having a population not less than 350,000 and not more than 800,000, and having an assessed valuation of $800,000,000 or more.
HB 931 61-0 (1969) Author: Wright, John Relating to providing for the Office of County Purchasing Agent in all counties of this State having a population of seventy-four thousand (74,000) or more inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 1050 61-0 (1969) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to pecuniary interest of an officer of a county, city, or town in a contract with the county, city, or town.
SB 194 61-0 (1969) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to authorizing commissioners courts of certain counties to purchase necessary equipment and to regulate parking in courthouse parking lots; providing for enforcement; providing a penalty for violation of parking regulations.
SB 442 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to the sale and lease back and renting or leasing and purchase of land, buildings, facilities, or equipment for hospital district purposes in certain counties.
SB 443 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to the sale and lease back and renting or leasing and purchase of land, buildings, facilities, or equipment for hospital district purposes in certain counties.
SB 444 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to the sale and lease back and renting or leasing and purchase of land, buildings, facilities or equipment for county purposes in any county.
SB 593 61-0 (1969) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to providing for the Office of County Purchasing Agent in all counties of this State having a population of seventy-four thousand (74,000) or more inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 72 61-1 (1969) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to providing for the office of county purchasing agent in all counties of this state having a population of seventy-four thousand (74,000) or more inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 74 61-1 (1969) Author: Allen, John Relating to the authority of counties to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of establishing, improving, enlarging, extending, or repairing county airports, facilities, and services.
SB 5 61-1 (1969) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to providing for the office of county purchasing agent in all counties of this state having a population of seventy-four thousand (74,000) or more inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census.
SB 16 61-1 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to authorizing the Tarrant County Commissioners Court and the El Paso County Commissioners Court to contract with political subdivisions for the performance of governmental services and authorizing political subdivisions in Tarrant County to contract with Tarrant County and/or with each other for such services; and authorizing political subdivisions in El Paso County to contract with El Paso County and/or with each other for such services; providing terms and conditions for such contracts.
SB 17 61-1 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of certain counties to sell certain real and personal property for the purpose of entering contracts to lease or to construct, repair, renovate, improve, enlarge, or to rent buildings, land, facilities, equipment, or services from others for county purposes, to pay certain utility bills and to purchase back certain facilities; providing for payment of prevailing wages on construction contracts and determination of such wages in certain counties; validating certain actions, proceedings, orders, and contracts.
SB 18 61-1 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to authorizing the commissioners courts of certain counties to sell certain real and personal property for the purpose of entering contracts to lease or to construct, repair, renovate, improve, enlarge, or to rent buildings, land, facilities, equipment, or services from others for hospital district purposes, to pay certain utility bills and to purchase back certain facilities, providing for payment of prevailing wages on construction contracts and determination of such wages in certain counties; validating certain actions, proceedings, orders, and contracts.
SB 49 61-1 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including Home-Rule cities) or towns; validating, ratifying, confirming and approving refunding bonds issued for the purpose of refunding time warrants and all proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions and other instruments relating to the issuance of refunding bonds for such purposes of counties, cities (including Home-rule cities) and towns; providing that this Act shall not apply to any contract scrip warrant, time warrant or to any refunding bond proceedings, governmental acts, orders, resolutions or other instruments, or bonds executed or issued by any county with a population in excess of three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000), according to the last preceding Federal Census or any contract, scrip warrant, time warrants or any refunding bond proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions or other instruments, or bonds, the validity of which is now involved in litigation.
HB 14 61-2 (1969) Author: Salter, Robert F. "Bob" Relating to authorizing school districts to contract with private educational institutions and trade and technical schools to provide vocational classes.
HB 83 61-2 (1969) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to providing for the office of county purchasing agent in all counties of this state having a population of seventy-four thousand (74,000) or more inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census.
SB 23 61-2 (1969) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to providing for the office of county purchasing agent in all counties of this state having a population of seventy-four thousand (74,000) or more inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census.
SB 27 61-2 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Tarrant County Commissioners Court and the El Paso County Commissioners Court to contract with political subdivisions for the performance of governmental services and authorizing political subdivisions in Tarrant County to contract with Tarrant County and/or with each other for such services; and authorizing political subdivisions in El Paso County to contract with El Paso County and/or with each other for such services.
SB 53 61-2 (1969) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to authorizing school districts to contract with private educational institutions and trade and technical schools to provide vocational classes.
HB 461 60-0 (1967) Author: Wright, John | et. al. Relating to cooperation and contracts among political subdivisions in this State; providing an effective date.
HB 611 60-0 (1967) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to ament certain acts relative to letting of contracts by cities and counties.
HB 650 60-0 (1967) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" Relating to the compensation of assistant purchasing agents in certain counties.
HB 806 60-0 (1967) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of each county to contract for janitorial services for buildings owned, rented, or leased by the county.
HB 843 60-0 (1967) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide that any contract executed by a Board of Park Commissioners which purports to obligate the County for an amount in excess of $15,000, or which extends beyond a period of 5 years, must be ratified by the Commissioners Court of such County.
HB 1044 60-0 (1967) Author: Dramberger, A.L. "Tony" | et. al. Relating to enabling any city or town to enter into a contract or contracts with corporations operating without profit for the acquisition or construction of public buildings or other public improvements.
SB 230 60-0 (1967) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to cooperation and contracts among political subdivisions in this state; providing an effective date.
SB 250 60-0 (1967) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to defining an eligible district as any independent school district which has an incorporated city and the campus of an institution of higher learning of the State of Texas (a state university or college) located wholly or partially within its boundaries; authorizing any eligible district to contract for the use of stadium and other athletic facilities owned or controlled by other entities; authorizing the pledge of annual maintenance taxes to the payment of the consideration for any such contract provided that such tax is voted at an election.
SB 342 60-0 (1967) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain cities to enter into contracts with conservation and reclamation districts in regard to the conveyance, transportation, distribution, sale and repurchase of water.
SB 382 60-0 (1967) Author: Hazlewood, Grady | et. al. Relating to repealing Statutes relative to competitive bidding by school districts for purchase of land, construction of buildings, etc.
HB 146 59-0 (1965) Author: Beckham, Vernon Finis Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to the requirement of competitive bids in purchases by counties.
HB 152 59-0 (1965) Author: Traeger, John | et. al. Relating to repealing certain statutes relative to competitive bids by Texas public school boards.
HB 222 59-0 (1965) Author: Cain, Pat Relating to venue for suits on contracts providing goods and services over a period of time.
HB 311 59-0 (1965) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to amending certain acts by providing for the Office of County Purchasing Agent in all counties of this State having a population of seventy-four thousand (74,000) or more inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 355 59-0 (1965) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" Relating to authorizing county boards of school trustees and independent school districts to contract for school bus service with public transportation companies as an alternative to operating public school transportation systems.
HB 409 59-0 (1965) Author: Connally, Wayne W. Relating to amending certain Acts authorizing counties, or any other political subdivision of this State, or any political subdivision of counties to make, and the State Highway Commission to accept, voluntary contributions of funds for expenditures by the State Highway Commission in the proper development and construction of the public roads and State Highway System within such county, or other political subdivision of this State, or political subdivision of any county.
HB 515 59-0 (1965) Author: Simpson, Joshua M. "Red" Relating to competitive bidding on contracts and purchases made by trustees of school districts.
HB 674 59-0 (1965) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts to permit Texas state institutions of the college rank to enter into interagency agreements with the Texas Highway Department.
HB 700 59-0 (1965) Author: Miller, William H. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for contracts in the conduct of research.
HB 898 59-0 (1965) Author: Mutscher, Gus F. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to authorize State academic colleges and universities to enter into cooperative agreements with one another without the prior approval of the Board of Control.
SB 6 59-0 (1965) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to repealing Acts of 1963, 58th Legislature, Page 953, Chapter 378, Section 1, designated as Article 2752a, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, relative to Competitive Bidding on certain contracts by Board of Trustees of Common School Districts.
SB 423 59-0 (1965) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to authorizing county boards of school trustees and independent school districts to contract for school bus service with public transportation companies as an alternative to operating public school transportation systems.
SB 577 59-0 (1965) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to authorizing any water power control district heretofore or hereafter organized to enter into contracts with any person, firm or corporation for the sale or disposal of salt water for pollution control.
HB 143 58-0 (1963) Author: Beckham, Vernon Finis Relating to raising to Three Hundred Dollars ($300) the amount of emergency purchases a county may make without advertising for competitive bidding.
HB 223 58-0 (1963) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" | et. al. Relating to providing for the making of contracts for appraisal services for ad valorem tax purposes by taxing units; to be cited as the Appraisal Services Act.
HB 524 58-0 (1963) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" | et. al. Relating to providing for competitive bidding on all purchases by a public school of a value over One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) and on all contracts by a public school for the construction, maintenance, repair or renovation of any building or for the materials used in the construction, maintenance, repair or renovation thereof when said contracts involve One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) or more.
HB 815 58-0 (1963) Author: Foreman, Wilson | et. al. Relating to providing for contracts in the conduct of research.
HB 987 58-0 (1963) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to making the requirements governing advertising for bids by navigation districts coming within the purview of the Act conform with the requirements governing advertising for bids by counties and cities of this State.
HB 988 58-0 (1963) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to authorizing navigation districts coming within the purview of the Act to contract for improvements to be paid for in partial payments as the work progresses not to exceed the contract price of the total amount of work done under contract.
HB 1051 58-0 (1963) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to providing for certain power and authority of Boards of Trustees or Boards of Regents of public junior colleges in relation to libraries, library buildings, and other buildings including the power and authority to enter into lease and rental agreements with certain municipalities.
SB 111 58-0 (1963) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to the Appraisal Services Act; providing for the making of contracts for appraisal services for ad valorem tax purposes by taxing units; providing for reports; providing for duties and responsibilities of tax administration officials; prohibiting contracts contingent on delivering a certain total of valuation.
SB 263 58-0 (1963) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to authorizing and empowering municipal corporations and political subdivisions, including conservation and reclamation districts, to enter into contracts and agreements with the owners of land relating to the development of such land.
SB 385 58-0 (1963) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to raising to Five Hundred ($500) Dollars the amount of emergency purchases a county may make without advertising for competitive bidding.
HB 447 57-0 (1961) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities and towns in this State to acquire properties suitable for use by commerce and industry.
HB 555 57-0 (1961) Author: Rosson, Renal B. Relating to authorizing eligible counties, as defined therein to acquire a supply of fresh water for the courthouse and other county purposes and providing for the acquisition of such treatment and distribution facilities as may be required.
HB 836 57-0 (1961) Author: Rosson, Renal B. Relating to authorizing counties to acquire a supply of fresh water for the courthouse and other county purposes and providing the acquisition of such treatment and distribution facilities as may be required.
HB 838 57-0 (1961) Author: Price, William Rayford | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for an increase in interest rates; providing for resale of forfeited land; providing for an increase in fees for processing and servicing applications; relating to Veteran's Land Program.
HB 76 57-1 (1961) Author: McGregor, Malcolm Relating to enabling any city or town to enter into a contract or contracts with corporations operating without profit for the acquisition or construction of public buildings or other public improvements.
HB 77 57-1 (1961) Author: Isaacks, Maud Relating to enabling certain cities and towns to enter into a contract or contracts with corporations operating without profit for the acquisition or construction of public buildings or other public improvements.
SB 8 57-1 (1961) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to providing for the purchase by counties of road building and maintenance machinery and equipment ant tires and tubes therefor, through the State Board of Control; providing that the State Board of Control shall make rules and regulations.
SB 57 57-1 (1961) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to enabling any city or town to enter into a contract or contracts with corporations operating without profit for the acquisition or construction of public buildings or other public improvements.
SB 27 57-3 (1962) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to enabling any city or town to enter into a contract or contracts with corporations operating without profit for the acquisition or construction of public buildings or other public improvements.
HB 109 56-0 (1959) Author: Coley, Harold H. "Hal" Relating to County Auditors serving as county purchasing agents.
HB 121 56-0 (1959) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. | et. al. Relating to the authority of local units of government to contract regarding the assessing and collecting of local taxes.
HB 336 56-0 (1959) Author: McGregor, Malcolm | et. al. Relating to validating, ratifying and confirming certain contracts heretofore entered into between cities and contiguous Water Control and Improvement Districts affecting the water and sewer facilities of said cities and districts and the operation thereof.
HB 352 56-0 (1959) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" Relating to counties having a population of eight hundred thousand (800,000) or more, relating to the purchasing of or contracting for supplies and material for the use of counties, providing for the advertising for bids once each week for two (2) successive weeks in at least one daily newspaper published and circulated in the county, where the total expenditure for any such purchase or any such contract shall exceed One Thousand Dollars ($1,000).
HB 499 56-0 (1959) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to purchasing agents and assistants in counties having population of 600,000 or more inhabitants.
HB 509 56-0 (1959) Author: Wilson, J. Edgar Relating to amending certain acts relating to agents to contract for county.
HB 651 56-0 (1959) Author: Parish, Harold Burton | et. al. Relating to authorizing any incorporated city or town in the State of Texas, including Home-Rule Cities, to enter into contracts with a district, authority, or other political subdivision created and operating and having sanitary sewer powers, whereby the district agrees to collect, transport, process, dispose, and control, any or all, of wastes and sewage, either or both, for such city and its inhabitants.
SB 4 56-0 (1959) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to requiring competitive bids on purchases and expenditures made by the Board of Trustees of school districts.
SB 80 56-0 (1959) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to the authority of local units of government to contract regarding the assessing and collecting of local taxes.
SB 129 56-0 (1959) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to providing that in all cases where two or more responsible bidders submit the lowest and best bids in connection with a proposed county, city, or district contract and these bids are identical in both amount and nature, the Commissioners Court of the county or the governing body of the city or district shall only enter into a contract with one of the responsible bidders and the one bidder shall be selected by casting of lots, and the casting of lots shall be in such manner as shall be prescribed by the County Judge or Mayor or governing body of the district, as the case may be, and shall be conducted in the presence of the governing body of the county, city or district, at which time all qualified bidders or their legal representatives may also be present.
SB 133 56-0 (1959) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to validating, ratifying and confirming certain contracts heretofore entered into between cities and contiguous Water Control and Improvement Districts affecting the water and sewer facilities of said cities and districts and the operation thereof.
SB 316 56-0 (1959) Author: Secrest, Jarrard | et. al. Relating to authorizing counties, cities, water control and improvement districts, drainage districts and other political subdivisions to enter into contracts with soil conservation districts for the joint acquisition of right-of-ways or joint construction, or maintenance of dams, flood detention structures, canals, drains, levees and other improvements for flood control and drainage as related to flood control, and for making necessary outlets, and maintaining them.
SB 420 56-0 (1959) Author: Crump, Louis M. Relating to enabling any city or town to enter into a contract or contracts for the acquisition of water supply systems, water distribution systems, sanitary sewer systems, either separately or together, from a sanitation district or corporations operating without profit.
SB 20 56-2 (1959) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to empowering any city which heretofore has held an election authorizing the sale of its natural gas system to lease such system and to grant to the lessee or to others an option to purchase such system.
SB 29 56-3 (1959) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to authorizing certain cities to make contracts, leases or other agreements with companies, corporations or individuals for the operation or lease of any city or municipal park owned or to be acquired by such cities or any of the improvements or facilities of such park or parks for a term of not exceeding forty years and containing such provisions as such cities may deem necessary.
HB 93 55-0 (1957) Author: McDonald, Scott | et. al. Relating to the construction, acquisition and operation of automotive parking stations by cities and towns having a population of not less than one hundred and thirty thousand nor more than four hundred and five thousand (herein called "Eligible Cities"), and providing for the financing thereof.
HB 701 55-0 (1957) Author: Moore, James Steele "Jim" Relating to contracts made by County Commissioners Courts prohibiting certain persons from being directly or indirectly interested in such contracts, providing that taxpaying citizens of the county may enjoin such contracts; fixing a penalty.
HB 736 55-0 (1957) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to Purchasing Agents of counties that have a population of one hundred thousand (100,000) or more; providing that the Purchasing Agent is entitled to a salary between Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000) and Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000).
HB 918 55-0 (1957) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code relating to allowing an officer of any county, city or town to be paid for rendering certain services.
SB 140 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to permit officers of counties, cities and towns to enter into or become pecuniarily interested in contracts with the county, city or town when the material, goods, merchandise or services covered by the contract are available from only one source.
SB 151 55-0 (1957) Author: Phillips, Jimmy | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to increase the compensation of the County Road Engineer; providing for the method of purchasing equipment, materials and supplies for the county road and bridge department and the approval and payment of claims therefor.
SB 378 55-0 (1957) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to amending certain Statutes prescribing the authority of the Navigation and Canal Commissioners of navigation districts in relation to construction contracts in cases of public calamity or extreme emergency or unforeseen damage to property of such navigation districts.
HB 172 54-0 (1955) Author: Benton, J. A. "Captain" Relating to prohibiting the governing board of every incorporated city or town in this State from paying to any person, firm, corporation or association any money or compensation for work performed or service rendered in the improvement of any street or other property of such city unless the city has entered into a valid and lawful contract or agreement for such work or service prior to the performance of the work and prior to the rendering of the service; providing that the provisions of this Act shall not be construed as prohibiting the payment of any legal obligation of the city.
HB 189 54-0 (1955) Author: Mullen, Bob R. Relating to requiring county attorneys, criminal district attorneys and district attorneys to institute suits in behalf of a county school district or other political subdivision within their jurisdiction for the recovery of any money unlawfully expended or any money or property misappropriated or applied to any unlawful purpose by any officer or employee of any county, school district, or political subdivision; prescribing their power and duties in relation thereto.
HB 327 54-0 (1955) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts authorizing the appointment of a Purchasing Agent and prescribing his duties and salary, prescribing the mode, manner and method by which supplies, material, equipment and machinery may be purchased and making it a misdemeanor and a violation of the law and affixing a penalty for the violation of the provisions relative thereto.
HB 452 54-0 (1955) Author: Carr, Waggoner | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide for a Purchasing Agent in counties having a population of one hundred thousand (100,000) or more inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal census; providing that the salary of the purchasing agent shall be set at a figure not less than Thirty-six Hundred Dollars ($3600.00), nor more than Six Thousand Dollars ($6,000.00) per year and providing that this salary shall be paid out of the General Fund and/or the Road and Bridge Fund; providing for a repealing clause.
HB 913 54-0 (1955) Author: Banks, Jr., Clinton Stanley Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide that any county may into into long-term contracts with any agency, district or municipal corporation of the State where revenues derived from such contract by any such agency, district or municipal corporation may be pledged to the payment of revenue bonds issued by any such agency, district or municipal corporation.
SB 125 54-0 (1955) Author: Shireman, William H. Relating to amending certain Acts by requiring thirty days publication of notice for letting certain contracts and providing that upon petition of 1% of the taxpaying voters the city or county shall call a bond election in certain circumstances.
SB 190 54-0 (1955) Author: Corbin, Sr., Kilmer B. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide for a purchasing agent in counties having a population of 100,000 or more inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census; providing that the salary of the purchasing agent shall be set at a figure not less than Thirty-six Hundred Dollars ($3600.00), nor more than Six Thousand Dollars ($6000.00) per year and providing that this salary shall be paid out of the General Fund and/or the Road and Bridge Fund; providing for a repealing clause.
SB 283 54-0 (1955) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain Acts authorizing the appointment of a Purchasing Agent for Dallas County and prescribing his duties and salary; prescribing the mode, manner and method by which supplies, materials, equipment and machinery may be purchased, and making it a misdemeanor and a violation of the law, and fixing a penalty for violation of the provisions relative thereto.
HB 488 53-0 (1953) Author: Huffman, Reagan Russell Relating to authorizing School Districts participating in the Foundation School Program to purchase, sell and trade directly upon the open market motor vehicles, tires and tubes, used for transporting school children, when requisition are approved by designated school officials.
HB 602 53-0 (1953) Author: Houston, Jr., Horace Ben Relating to amending certain Acts increasing the amount of partial payments which may be made on a contract to an amount not to exceed ninety (90%) per cent of the amount due at the time of such payment.
HB 606 53-0 (1953) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick Relating to counties having a population in excess of 300,000 inhabitants; providing that in no such county shall the commissioners' court make any contract for the expenditure or payment of $2,000.00 or more out of any funds of the county or subdivision thereof without first submitting the proposed contract to competitive bids.
SB 72 53-0 (1953) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to amending certain Acts to authorize cities and counties to enter into lump sum or unit price contracts and to make certain changes in the work to be performed or materials, equipment and supplies to be furnished under public contract; validating time warrants, contracts, scrip warrants, refunding bonds issued for the purpose of refunding time warrants, heretofore issued in certain counties.
SB 279 53-0 (1953) Author: Wagonseller, Wayne Warren Relating to authorizing school districts participating in the Foundation School Program to purchase, sell and trade directly upon the open market motor vehicles, tires and tubes, used for transporting school children, when requisitions are approved by designated school officials.
HB 57 53-1 (1954) Author: Warden, John A. Relating to validating contracts for supplemental water supply heretofore executed by and between Eligible Cities and Eligible Districts, as defined herein, when the payments under any such contract are to be made from the water revenues of such City, imposing no tax obligation on the city.
HB 109 53-1 (1954) Author: Lindsey, Jim T. | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities and towns to make water supply contracts with persons, firms or corporations; prescribing the circumstances under which any such contract shall be approved or authorized at an election and the procedure for such election.
HB 113 52-0 (1951) Author: Rutherford, James T. Relating to amending certain statutes allowing Cities and Towns of this State to enter into contracts with an Attorney of this State for the collection of Delinquent Taxes, and to receive the same compensation as now allowed Attorneys under contract for such purposes with the State and County.
HB 217 52-0 (1951) Author: Perry, J. Franklin Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving certain contracts, scrip warrants, and time warrants authorized by counties or cities since the approval by the Governor of Texas upon certain conditions.
HB 267 52-0 (1951) Author: Shaw, Lynn Baron | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of any county which has or may hereafter provide for exhibits or the erection of certain buildings or improvements, to enter into contracts for conducting, maintenance, use, operation, management and lease thereof on such terms as may be agreeable to the Court.
HB 325 52-0 (1951) Author: Pearson, Lee Roy Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the powers and duties of Commissioners Courts in determining the value of property for tax purposes in such Counties, and in making contracts with persons, firms or corporations to compile taxation data.
HB 366 52-0 (1951) Author: Maverick, Jr., Fontaine Maury | et. al. Relating to providing that the Commissioners Court of any county may enter into contracts for the accomplishment of plans and programs for flood control and soil conservation with the Federal Soil Conservation Service, State Soil Conservation Districts, State Extension Service, Conservation and Reclamation Districts, Drainage Districts, Water Control and Improvement Districts, Navigation Districts, Flood Control Districts, Levee Improvement Districts and Municipal Corporations.
HB 520 52-0 (1951) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to authorizing the State Board of Control to allow the board of trustees of any school district to purchase privately owned or contracted school buses now in operation in the transportation of school children.
HB 737 52-0 (1951) Author: Cobb, Morris Gray Relating to creating the office of County Purchasing Agent in all counties in this State having a population of not less than sixty thousand (60,000) inhabitants and not more than one hundred thousand (100,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census and having a tax valuation of not less than forty-five Million Dollars ($65,000,000) and not more than Eighty Million Dollars ($80,000,000), providing for the appointment of such agent, prescribing his duties and fixing his compensation; prescribing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
SB 9 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to amending certain statutes allowing cities and towns of this State to enter into contracts with an attorney of this State for the collection of delinquent taxes, and to receive the same compensation as now allowed attorneys under contract for such purposes with the State and county.
SB 118 52-0 (1951) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to providing for the recording of certain contracts and agreements of agencies or political subdivisions of the State government.
SB 188 52-0 (1951) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Court of any county which has or may hereafter provide for exhibits or the erection of certain buildings or improvements, to enter into contracts for conducting, maintenance, use, operation, management and lease thereof on such terms as may be agreeable to the court, permitting the use thereof for any useful public purpose beneficial to the county and its citizens.
SB 230 52-0 (1951) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of any county which has or may hereafter provide for exhibits or the erection of certain buildings or improvements, to enter into contracts for conducting, maintenance, use, operation, management and lease thereof on such terms as may be agreeable to the court, permitting the use thereof for any useful public purpose beneficial to the county and its citizens.
SB 352 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to amending Statutes governing advertising of bids by cities and counties.
SB 416 52-0 (1951) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to authorizing the creation of the Office of County Purchasing Agent in all counties in this State having a population of not less than sixty thousand (60,000) inhabitants and not more than one hundred thousand (100,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census, and having a tax valuation of not less than Forty-five Million Dollars ($45,000,000.00) and not more than Eighty Million Dollars ($80,000,00.00); prescribing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 286 51-0 (1949) Author: Rutherford, James T. Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to include cities, towns and independent school districts, within the provisions of this act.
HB 501 51-0 (1949) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for a Purchasing Agent and his assistant in counties having populations in excess of one hundred and forty thousand (140,000) according to the last preceding Federal Census, General or Special.
HB 587 51-0 (1949) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to authorizing counties of this State to purchase road machinery, road equipment, tires and tubes by and through the State Board of Control; providing that this Act shall be cumulative; providing a severability clause.
HB 903 51-0 (1949) Author: Blount, Ralph E. "Peppy" Relating to authorizing any city or town within or town within this State to enter into a contract with any District or authority for supplying water to such city and authorizing such city to lease its water production, water supply and water supply facilities to such District, or make contract with such District for the operation of such water facilities; enacting other provisions related to the subject.
SB 60 51-0 (1949) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to amending certain Act relating to contracts made by Commissioners Court for collection of delinquent taxes so as to include cities, towns and independent school districts, within the provisions of this Act.
SB 343 51-0 (1949) Author: Hudson, Hill D. | et. al. Relating to authorizing any city or town within this State which is situated within any conservation district created by the Special Act of the Legislature under Article 16, Section 59 of the Constitution for the principal purpose of supplying water to cities to enter into a contract with such district for supplying water to such city and authorizing such city to lease its water production, water supply and water supply facilities to such district, or make a contract with such district for the operation of such water facilities; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
HB 82 50-0 (1947) Author: Stump, William R. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that no Commissioners Court and no city in this State shall make a contract calling for or requiring the expenditure or payment of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000) or more out of any fund or funds of any county or subdivision of any county or city, without first submitting such proposed contract to competitive bids; repealing all General and Special Laws in conflict.
HB 584 50-0 (1947) Author: Lee, Otis | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the compensation of the county purchasing agent and their assistant in counties of more than 140,000 population and less than 338,000.
HB 388 49-0 (1945) Author: Winfree, Sr., Joseph Edwin | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful for any city, however incorporated, and any state agency created under Section 59, Article XVI, Constitution of Texas, to pay any person, firm, corporation or association of persons, and for any person, firm, corporation or association of persons to receive, accept or appropriate to his or their own use and benefit, any money or thing of value as a fee, bonus, brokerage or commission for the purchase or acquisition of any property, whether real, personal or mixed; providing penalties for the violation hereof; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 346 49-0 (1945) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to amending certain Acts authorizing the Commissioners Court of Dallas County to appoint a purchasing agent for said county, and to fix his duties, official bond, and compensation.
HB 621 47-0 (1941) Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes providing for County Auditors in certain counties to act as Purchasing Agents and Auditors for school districts.
HB 814 47-0 (1941) Author: Anderson, Preston Louis Relating to amending a certain Article by providing that contracts for the purchase by counties for certain supplies shall be awarded to the party who, in the judgment of the Commissioners Court, has submitted the lowest and best bid.
HB 83 46-0 (1939) Author: Smith, Paris | et. al. Relating to providing for contracting for the collection of delinquent taxes.
HB 263 46-0 (1939) Author: Bray, Clayton | et. al. Relating to authorizing and empowering the Commissioners Court in counties having a population of more than (15,000) and less than sixteen thousand (16,000) inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census, to purchase fire trucks and other firefighting equipment for the protection and preservation of bridges, warehouses, shops, and other property located without the limits of any incorporated municipality or town.
HB 468 46-0 (1939) Author: Bray, Clayton | et. al. Relating to authorizing and empowering the Commissioners Courts in certain counties to enter into contracts and agreements with the governing bodies of municipalities within said counties for the purpose of furnishing fire protection in such counties outside of the corporate limits of said municipalities and to make appropriations for paying municipalities for such services.
HB 473 46-0 (1939) Author: Johnson, Jr., B. Thomas "Nub" | et. al. Relating to creating the office of County Purchasing Agent in all counties in this State having a population of more than one hundred and forty thousand (140,000) inhabitants and less than two hundred and ninety thousand (290,000) inhabitants, and wherein is situated an incorporated city of more than one hundred and forty thousand (140,000) inhabitants.
HB 661 46-0 (1939) Author: Coleman, Wiley N. Relating to providing for the appointment of a County Purchasing Agent in certain counties.
HB 676 46-0 (1939) Author: Cleveland, Epp J. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act authorizing the Board of Directors of Texas Technological College and the Board of Directors of the Texas College of Arts and Industries and the Board of Regents of the Texas State Teachers Colleges of Texas to erect and equip and to contract for the erection, completion, and equipment to certain dormitories, cottages, and other buildings and improvements and to purchase or lease additional real estate.
HB 703 46-0 (1939) Author: Cleveland, Epp J. Relating to authorizing cooperative agreement between the Public School System and the Board of Regents of the Texas State Teachers College.
HB 781 46-0 (1939) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Courts in certain counties to appoint an Inventory Agent.
HB 849 46-0 (1939) Author: Harrell, Eugene F. Relating to providing that the Commissioners' Court of certain counties may designate the county auditor to act as purchasing agent.
HB 891 46-0 (1939) Author: Russell, John K. Relating to amending a certain Article by providing that certain County Auditors may act as County Purchasing Agents under certain conditions in certain conditions.
HB 974 46-0 (1939) Author: Johnson, Jr., B. Thomas "Nub" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act to fix the terms of office of the County Purchasing Agent in certain counties.
HB 1007 46-0 (1939) Author: Blankenship, Dallas A. | et. al. Relating to providing that in certain counties have purchased and adopted voting machines for the purpose of holding elections, the County Auditor, upon order of the Commissioners Court, shall advertise for bids for the hauling and/or transporting voting machines to the various precincts in the county.
SB 28 46-0 (1939) Author: Nelson, G. Hobert Relating to authorizing and empowering the Board of Directors of Texas Technological College, the Board of Directors of Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College, the Board of Regents of the University of Texas, the Board of Directors of the State Teachers' Colleges of Texas, the Board of Directors of the Texas State College for Women, and the Board of Directors of the College of Arts and Industries, to erect and equip, and contract for the erection and equipment of any dormitories, cottages or stadiums to be self-liquidating from revenues earned from same, authorizing the execution of notes and bonds therefor, and providing in addition to revenues earned by said improvements to allow in the event of an emergency supplementing same from not exceeding twenty-five (25%) per cent of local funds and authorizing the respective Boards of said Institutions to do any and all things necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act.
SB 169 46-0 (1939) Author: Martin, Jesse E. Relating to creating the office of County Purchasing Agent in all counties in this State having a population of more than 140,000 inhabitants and less than 290,000 in habitants.
SB 429 46-0 (1939) Author: Martin, Jesse E. Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the appointment of a county Purchasing Agent whose term of office shall be for two (2) years; fixing the salary of said purchasing agent in certain counties.
HB 137 45-0 (1937) Author: Beckworth, Sr., Lindley Garrison | et. al. Relating to authorizing trustees of common school districts and consolidated common school districts to make contracts with superintendents, principals, and teachers, with the approval of the County Superintendent.
HB 427 45-0 (1937) Author: Reed, William Otey Relating to authorizing and empowering the Commissioners Court in counties having a population of more than three hundred thousand (300,000) and less than three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000) inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census, to purchase fire trucks and other fire-fighting equipment for the protection and preservation of bridges, warehouses, shops, and other property located without the limits of any incorporated city or town.
HB 970 45-0 (1937) Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al. Relating to compensation of County Purchasing Agents in certain counties.
SB 472 45-0 (1937) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to permitting the County Auditor in certain counties to act as purchasing agent therein on order of the Commissioners' Court, fixing his compensation therefor .
SB 9 45-2 (1937) Author: Hill, Jr., Joe Lafayette Relating to authorizing County Commissioners' Courts and the City Commission of any incorporated town within said County to lease or rent office space for the purpose of aiding and cooperating with the agencies of the State and Federal governments engaged in the administration of relief of the unemployed and needy people in the State of Texas, and to pay the regular monthly utility bills for such offices, such as lights, gas and water.
SB 26 45-2 (1937) Author: Davis, Ephraim McDaniel "E.M." Relating to authorizing Cities and Towns to make contracts with Water Improvement and Water Control and Improvement Districts.
SB 292 44-0 (1935) Author: Burns, Gordon M. Relating to making an emergency appropriation of money for the Sam Houston State Teachers College at Huntsville, Texas.
HB 596 43-0 (1933) Author: McDougald, Sr., James R. Relating to creating the office of county purchasing agent in counties of certain population.
HB 810 43-0 (1933) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to amending certain statute relating to notice of competitive bids and the right to referendum so as to provide that it shall not apply to cities and towns acting under authority of this Act until after June 1, 1934, instead of after June 1, 1932.
SB 90 43-0 (1933) Author: Regan, Kenneth Mills Relating to creating office of County Purchasing Agent in certain counties.
SB 26 43-3 (1934) Author: Regan, Kenneth Mills | et. al. Relating to authorizing water control and improvement districts to assign water contracts for a period of not exceeding forty years, or to assign the revenues accruing or to accrue under such contract, and to receive therefor either a lump sum in cash or outstanding bonds of said district.
HB 312 42-0 (1931) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. | et. al. Relating to requiring Commissioners' Court and governing bodies of cities and towns in this State to advertise for bids on projects respecting public improvements under certain conditions.
SB 62 41-1 (1929) Author: Miller, Eugene Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of the College of Industrial Arts to make contracts for the erection of dormitories.
HB 71 41-2 (1929) Author: Dunlap, Edwin Donald "Ed" | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of The Texas College of Arts and Industries to make contracts for the erection of dormitories, to purchase or lease lands and other appurtenances for dormitories, to make contracts for the collection and disposition of the revenue derived from dormitories.
SB 138 41-2 (1929) Author: Miller, Eugene Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of the College of Industrial Arts to make contracts for the erection of dormitories.
SB 173 41-2 (1929) Author: Gainer, Charles Salter Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas to purchase, acquire and construct permanent improvements, including dormitories, stadiums, and athletic fields, and for the improvement of such structures heretofore erected.
SB 57 41-4 (1930) Author: Parrish, Pinkney L. "Pink" Relating to limiting the power of the Commissioners' Court in making contracts in connection with the collection of delinquent taxes.
SB 90 41-5 (1930) Author: Miller, Eugene Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of the College of Industrial Arts to erect and equip and make contracts for the erection and equipping of dormitories and other improvements on the campus or other real estate purchased or leased for the purpose.
HB 122 40-0 (1927) Author: Denman, Charles Culberson "Cub" Relating to providing for the purchase of stationary, blank books, record books, and office supplies for all officers in each county; and authorizing the District Clerk of each County to purchase all supplies needed for the District Court of such county.
SB 245 40-0 (1927) Author: Hall, James W. Relating to amending Harris County Road Law with respect to the method of making purchases of materials and supplies and the awarding of contracts therefor.
SB 34 40-1 (1927) Author: Wood, Ashley Elijah Relating to providing more adequate and better regulations and provisions in connection with bonds where a person or persons, firm or corporation, enter into a formal contract with this State of its counties or school districts, or for subdivisions thereof or any municipality therein for the construction of any public building or the prosecution and completion of any public work.
SB 406 38-0 (1923) Author: Darwin, Henry Lewis Relating to prohibiting commissioners' courts and supervisors of levee improvement districts from letting any contract calling for or requiring the expenditure of two thousand ($2,000) dollars or more without first submitting same to competitive bids and publishing notice of the proposed letting of such contract.
HB 97 37-0 (1921) Author: Hall, James W. Relating to a certain Act regarding purchase of supplies and contracts for labor on behalf of school districts.
HB 411 37-0 (1921) Author: Teer, Claud D. Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the purchase of supplies for the use of counties.
SB 144 37-0 (1921) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to the purchasing of supplies for the use of counties, and providing that in cases of emergency purchases not in excess of One Hundred and Fifty ($150.00) Dollars may be made upon requisition approved by the Commissioners' Court without advertising for competitive bids.
HB 141 36-0 (1919) Author: Stephens, Caulie R. | et. al. Relating to amending certain articles relating to contracts for materials for the county so as to provide for the making of contracts by the commissioners' court; and providing against the indiscriminate making of accounts to nature and become due in the future.
HB 24 36-4 (1920) Author: Horton, Frank B. Relating to amending the special road law for Dallas County, Texas.
HB 157 35-0 (1917) Author: Williford, Robert Lee | et. al. Relating to requiring the Commissioners' Court to publish notice of the time and place of the letting of any contract calling for the expenditure of Five Hundred Dollars or more; requiring the submitting of contracts to competitive bids; providing that contracts made in violation shall not be enforced.
HB 341 35-0 (1917) Author: Holland, Robert H. | et. al. Relating to bids for materials and supplies furnished counties.
SB 6 34-0 (1915) Author: Bailey, Louis Hart Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to placing the finances of all improvement, navigation, drainage, road or irrigation districts under the control and supervision of the County Auditor.
SB 187 31-0 (1909) Relating to ratifying, approving and confirming a certain contract of lease between County of Galveston of the first part, Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway Company, Galveston, Houston and Henderson Railway Company, Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway Company of the second part, and Galveston-Houston Electric Railway Company of the third part, relating to Galveston causeway, and a certain memoranda of agreement executed by Galveston county, Gulf, Colorado and Sante Fe Railway Company, Galveston, Houston and Henderson Railroad Company and Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway Company, construing Articles XVII and XXI of said contract of lease, and to amend an act entitled "An Act to authorize Galveston county to build and own the combination roadway and bridge from mainland to Galveston Island across Galveston Bay, to connect, as part of the roadways of the county on the island and mainland and the county to issue bonds for same on taxation; also establishing three-mile limit and condemnation proceedings and providing for the right of way."
HB 126 30-0 (1907) Author: Kennedy, Austin Milton Relating to requiring Commissioners Courts to purchase from the lowest bidder all blank books and stationery supplies required by the several counties, and prescribing the manner of contracting therefor.
HB 15 29-1 (1905) Relating to authorizing the City of Austin to make certain contracts.
HB 17 28-1 (1903) Relating to authorizing the City of Austin to enter into certain contracts and to sell, transfer, or lease certain of its property, property rights, and franchises, in order to secure a more economical and satisfactory water, light and power system for the use of the people of said city.

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