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SB 635 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the award of court costs and attorney's fees in certain actions challenging an order, ordinance, or similar measure of certain political subdivisions or the failure of an officer of certain political subdivisions to perform certain actions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 820 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to liability for injury arising from certain motor vehicle accidents. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 956 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the scope of a health care liability claim. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 1403 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the definition of health care liability claim for the purposes of certain laws governing those claims. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1774 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to liability for injury arising from certain motor vehicle accidents. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1808 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to an award of attorney's fees for certain dismissed claims joined to an action under the Family Code. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2644 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the scope of a health care liability claim. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 274 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the reform of certain remedies and procedures in civil actions and family law matters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 42 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to liability for injury arising from a motor vehicle accident. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 545 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to requiring courts to report the number of frivolous lawsuits filed each year. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3727 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to liability of a governmental unit for certain intentional torts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 222 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to arbitration and arbitration agreements. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 26 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to liability for injury arising from a motor vehicle accident. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1538 80-0 (2007) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to operating a motor vehicle without establishing financial responsibility; providing a penalty. House: Law Enforcement No action taken in committee
HB 1828 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to requiring courts to report the number of frivolous lawsuits filed each year. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1946 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to automatic external defibrillators. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 15 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to liability for injury arising from a motor vehicle accident. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 241 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to professional liability insurance for certain retired physicians acting as volunteer health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 242 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to medical liability insurance for certain retired physicians acting as volunteer health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 735 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in the Business & Commerce Code. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 736 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to updating citations in Chapter 84, Civil Practice and Remedies Code. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 737 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 88, Civil Practice and Remedies Code. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 738 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 81, Health and Safety Code. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 739 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to updating citations in Chapter 241, Health and Safety Code. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 740 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 578, Health and Safety Code. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 741 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 611, Health and Safety Code. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 742 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 159, Occupations Code. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 743 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 160, Occupations Code. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 744 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 164, Occupations Code. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 854 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to an action for damages alleging professional negligence by a registered professional land surveyor. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1069 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to liability of a governmental unit for a claim arising from roadway lighting conditions. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2346 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to requiring courts to report the number of frivolous lawsuits filed each year. House: Civil Practices Meeting cancelled
HB 2588 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to sovereign immunity of a political subdivision. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2646 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to multidistrict litigation. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 3415 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the transfer of asbestos-related claims by the judicial panel on multidistrict litigation. House: Judiciary Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 15 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos and silica. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 490 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to an action for damages alleging professional negligence by a registered professional land surveyor. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 890 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Nixon, Joe
Relating to the amount of recovery in a civil action. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 994 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to liability of a governmental unit for a claim arising from roadway lighting conditions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to reform of certain procedures and remedies in civil actions. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 48 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the survival of a wrongful death suit on the death of the plaintiff. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 385 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the liability of health care providers at free medical clinics. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HCR 299 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 4. Signed by the Governor
HJR 3 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning civil lawsuits against doctors and health care providers, and other actions, authorizing the legislature to determine limitations on non-economic damages. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 12 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to health care liability claims. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 198 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the liability of health care providers at free medical clinics. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 48 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to determine limits for noneconomic damages in medical or health care liability claims and other claims. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 47 78-1 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos or other mineral dusts. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 8 78-1 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos or other mineral dusts. Senate: State Affairs Placed on intent calendar
SB 41 78-1 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos and resulting illnesses. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 83 78-3 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to professional liability insurance for certain retired physicians acting as volunteer health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 84 78-3 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to medical liability insurance for certain retired physicians acting as volunteer health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 28 78-3 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to civil claims involving exposure to mineral dusts. Filed
HB 22 78-4 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to medical liability insurance for certain retired physicians acting as volunteer health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 24 78-4 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to professional liability insurance for certain retired physicians acting as volunteer health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 13 77-0 (2001) Author: Corte, Frank | et. al. Relating to liability for injury arising from a motor vehicle accident. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 947 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the survival of a wrongful death suit on the death of the plaintiff. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1119 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to tort liability of governmental units. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HJR 22 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to certain claims against the state and agencies of the state. House: Civil Practices Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 1106 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Zbranek, Zeb
Relating to the application of the Medical Liability and Insurance Improvement Act of Texas to optometrists and therapeutic optometrists. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 26 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to requiring notice of a claim in order to maintain personal injury or wrongful death claims. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 35 76-0 (1999) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to liability for injury arising from a motor vehicle accident. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 380 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to the joinder of responsible third parties in certain civil actions. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 991 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to limiting the liability of certain professionals for damages arising from providing pro bono services. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1416 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al. Relating to the civil liability of charitable organizations that are chambers of commerce. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1679 76-0 (1999) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to liability for donation of drugs to certain nonprofit organizations. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2772 76-0 (1999) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to liability for certain motor vehicle accidents and the motor vehicle insurance requirement for that liability. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2993 76-0 (1999) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the award of prejudgment interest in certain civil cases. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
SB 347 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to liability for injury or property damage arising from a motor vehicle accident and related effects on motor vehicle insurance. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in subcommittee
HB 7 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to lawsuits arising outside or brought by persons who reside outside of Texas. House: Civil Practices No action taken in committee
SB 220 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to lawsuits arising outside or brought by persons who reside outside of Texas. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 4 74-0 (1995) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to responsibility for, and recovery of, damages in certain civil actions. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 5 74-0 (1995) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to exemplary damages in civil suits. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 6 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to venue for certain civil actions. House: State Affairs Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 668 74-0 (1995) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to civil remedies for deceptive, unfair, or discriminatory practices and certain related consumer claims. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 744 74-0 (1995) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to tort reform. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 971 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to health care liability claims. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1015 74-0 (1995) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis | et. al. Relating to the assessment of attorney's fees, costs, and damages for certain frivolous lawsuits and defenses. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 1095 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to tort reform. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1621 74-0 (1995) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the limitation on recovery of exemplary damages. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
SB 25 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to exemplary damages in civil suits. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 26 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al. Relating to civil remedies for deceptive trade practices. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 28 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to responsibility for, and recovery of, damages in certain civil actions. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 29 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David | et. al. Relating to tort reform. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 30 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David | et. al. Relating to health care liability claims. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 31 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to the assessment of attorney's fees, costs, and damages for certain frivolous lawsuits and defenses. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 32 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to venue for civil actions. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 373 73-0 (1993) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis | et. al. Relating to products liability. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
SB 4 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to products liability. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 142 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the provision of emergency care by a physician or health care provider. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in s/c
SB 465 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the bifurcation of the trial of a health care liability claim. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in s/c
HB 561 70-0 (1987) Author: Toomey, Mike Relating to prejudgment interest in civil cases. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 564 70-0 (1987) Author: Toomey, Mike Relating to revising the Civil Practice and Remedies Code to reform procedures and remedies in civil actions for personal injury, property damage, or death and civil actions based on tortious conduct, including revisions and additions to laws governing the determination of and limitations on liability, damages, and attorney's fees. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 565 70-0 (1987) Author: Toomey, Mike Relating to the provision and regulation of certain liability insurance. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 688 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas public entity excess liability pool. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 1171 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Professional Liability Insurance Underwriting Association. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 1172 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James Relating to the collection and report of certain liability claims information by the State Board of Insurance. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 1173 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James Relating to duty of certain insurers to write certain lines and classes of insurance coverage. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 1177 70-0 (1987) Author: Gavin, John Relating to the providing of accident prevention services on excess policies of professional liability insurance. House: Insurance House passage reported
HB 1185 70-0 (1987) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to certain reports required of liability insurers. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 1186 70-0 (1987) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to professional liability insurance for physicians engaged in certain volunteer work; imposing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HJR 37 70-0 (1987) Author: Toomey, Mike
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the regulation of civil actions. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Reported favorably with substitute
HJR 90 70-0 (1987) Author: Toomey, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the immunity of a city or town from liability for damages arising from its proprietary functions. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 91 70-0 (1987) Author: Toomey, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the time in which a minor may bring an action. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 92 70-0 (1987) Author: Toomey, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the authority of the legislature to regulate the amount of exemplary damages that may be recovered in a civil suit. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 93 70-0 (1987) Author: Toomey, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the authority of the legislature to regulate the amount of noneconomic damages that may be recovered in a civil suit. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 11 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to determination of percentage of fault and limitation of liability. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 201 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the liability, procedure, and defense of civil claims against governmental units and public servants. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 202 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to the liability of certain charitable organizations and their volunteers. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 287 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Toomey, Mike
Relating to revising the Civil Practice and Remedies Code to reform procedures and remedies in civil actions for personal injury, property damage, or death and civil actions based on tortious conduct, including revisions and additions to laws governing the determination of and limitations on liability and damages. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Motion to adopt conf. comm. report
SB 290 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Toomey, Mike
Relating to prejudgment interest in civil cases. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal
SB 292 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to insurance required as a condition for obtaining a permit, license, or other authorization from a state agency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 542 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Professional Liability Insurance Underwriting Association. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 566 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to frivolous law suits. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 567 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the limitations period for certain actions brought by a minor. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 568 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to comparative responsibility and limitation of liability in certain civil cases. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 569 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to attorney's contingent fees. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 570 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the periodic payment of judgments in certain civil cases. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 571 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the recovery of damages other than exemplary damages in civil cases. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 572 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the recovery of exemplary damages in civil cases. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 573 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to collateral benefits of a claimant in a civil suit. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 574 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the civil liability of directors and officers of nonprofit corporations. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 575 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to liability of directors of certain corporations in certain circumstances. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 576 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the civil liability of certain public officials. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 577 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the civil liability of an owner, lessee, or occupant of real property. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 578 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the civil liability of a manufacturer or seller of certain drugs for drug-related injuries. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 579 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to civil immunity for certain charitable organizations. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 580 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to governmental liability. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1074 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to review by medical review panels of certain claims against health care providers. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1414 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to a unified system of security for judgments pending appeal to provide a procedure to supersede judgment liens, to provide a limit on the amount of security required, to provide flexibility in the type and amount of security required, to provide for interlocutory appellate review, to provide for implementing rules, and to declare an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1545 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the liability of tort of certain subregional transportation authorities. Senate: Jurisprudence Received from the Senate
SJR 15 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the authority of the legislature to regulate an action to recover damages. Reported favorably w/o amendments
SJR 23 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the time in which a minor may bring an action. Co-author authorized
SJR 24 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the authority of the legislature to regulate the amount of noneconomic damages that may be recovered in a civil suit. Co-author authorized
SJR 25 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the authority of the legislature to regulate the amount of exemplary damages that may be recovered in a civil suit. Co-author authorized
SJR 26 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Toomey, Mike
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the immunity of a city or town from liability for damages arising from its proprietary functions. Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 1 70-1 (1987) Author: Toomey, Mike Relating to revising the Civil Practice and Remedies Code to reform procedures and remedies in civil actions for personal injury, property damage or death and civil actions based on tortuous conduct, including revisions and additions to laws governing the determination of and limitations on liability and damages. House: State Affairs Rules suspended
HB 2 70-1 (1987) Author: Toomey, Mike Relating to prejudgment interest in civil cases. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 3 70-1 (1987) Author: Toomey, Mike Relating to the venue of certain civil actions. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 4 70-1 (1987) Author: Gavin, John Relating to the provision and regulation of certain liability insurance. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 6 70-1 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to liability limits for a health care liability claim. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 8 70-1 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the division of risk management. Filed
HJR 3 70-1 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the regulation of civil actions. Coauthor authorized
SB 2 70-1 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to the provision and regulation of certain liability insurance; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Committee of the Whole
Effective in 90 days--9/2/87
SB 5 70-1 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Toomey, Mike
Relating to revising the Civil Practice and Remedies Code to reform procedures and remedies in civil actions for personal injury, property damage, or death and civil action based on tortuous conduct, including revisions and additions to laws governing the determination of and limitations on liability and damages. House: State Affairs
Senate: Committee of the Whole
Effective in 90 days--9/2/87
SB 6 70-1 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Toomey, Mike
Relating to prejudgment interest in civil cases. House: State Affairs
Senate: Committee of the Whole
Effective in 90 days--9/2/87
SB 7 70-1 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Toomey, Mike
Relating to the venue of certain civil actions. House: State Affairs
Senate: Committee of the Whole
Effective in 90 days--9/2/87
SB 8 70-1 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the division of risk management. House: State Affairs
Senate: Committee of the Whole
Effective in 90 days--9/2/87
HB 5 70-2 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to liability limits for a health care liability claim. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 77 70-2 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to prejudgment interest in certain civil cases. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 3 70-2 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to liability limits for a health care liability claim. House: State Affairs Coauthor withdrawn
SB 16 70-2 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to liability limits for a health care liability claim. Senate: Economic Development Left as pending business in comm.
SJR 3 70-2 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to liability limits for a health care liability claim. Senate: Economic Development Left as pending business in comm.
HB 1027 69-0 (1985) Author: McKenna, Jan Relating to governmental liability for certain torts. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 117 61-0 (1969) Author: Dickson, Temple | et. al. Relating to the Texas Tort Claims Act; providing that the Act shall not apply to functions of municipalities heretofore held proprietary; making applicable the provisions of the Workmen's Compensation Act to those units of government acquiring workmen's compensation insurance; and providing for an effective date hereof.
HB 456 61-0 (1969) Author: Harris, Ed | et. al. Relating to the Texas Tort Claims Act; making liable for tort claims for personal injury all units of government in Texas and setting certain limits; abolishing certain immunities of the sovereign to suit, and granting permission for such suits, etc; providing for an effective date hereof.
HB 1419 61-0 (1969) Author: McDonald, Felix Relating to creating the Texas Tort Claims Act; defining certain torts, etc.; and providing for an effective date hereof.
SB 145 61-0 (1969) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to enacting the Texas Tort Claims Act; defining certain terms; making liable for tort claims for personal injury all units of government in Texas and setting certain limits; abolishing immunity of the sovereign to suit, and granting permission for such suit, etc; and providing for an effective date hereof.
SB 802 61-0 (1969) Author: Creighton, Tom | et. al. Relating to enacting the Texas Tort Claims Act; defining certain terms; making all units of government in Texas liable for tort claims for personal injury or death arising from the operation or use of a motor vehicle and setting certain limits; abolishing certain immunities of the sovereign to suit, and granting permission for such suit; providing for venue in such suits; preserving the privileges and immunities of the Workmen's Compensation Act to those units of government providing workmen's compensation coverage; and providing and effective date hereof.
HB 728 60-0 (1967) Author: Dickson, Temple | et. al. Relating to enacting the Texas Tort Claims Act; providing an effective date.
HCR 111 60-0 (1967)
SB 407 60-0 (1967) Author: Mauzy, Oscar | et. al. Relating to the Texas Tort Claims Act.
HB 77 56-0 (1959) Author: Anderson, Louis H. | et. al. Relating to enacting the Texas Tort Claims Act.
HB 141 55-0 (1957) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to the Texas Tort Claims Act; making liable for tort claims all units of government in Texas; abolishing immunity of the sovereign to suit, and granting permission for such suits.
HB 460 55-0 (1957) Author: White, Richard Crawford Relating to the Texas Tort Claims Act; making liable for tort claims certain units of government in Texas; making exceptions to such liability and excepting certain governmental units.
HB 433 54-0 (1955) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to the Texas Tort Claims Act; defining certain terms; making liable for tort claims all units of government in Texas; abolishing immunity of the sovereign to suit, and granting permission for such suits; abolishing the distinction between governmental and proprietary function of government, and declaring all to be proprietary.
HB 33 53-0 (1953) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt | et. al. Relating to enacting the Texas Tort Claims Act.

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