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85th Regular Session, 2017
SB 635 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Huffines, Don
  Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 820 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to liability for injury arising from certain motor vehicle accidents.
  Author: Thompson, Ed
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 956 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the scope of a health care liability claim.
  Author: Turner, Chris
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HB 1403 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the definition of health care liability claim for the purposes of certain laws governing those claims.
  Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
  Sponsor: Estes, Craig
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15

83rd Regular Session, 2013
HB 1774 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to liability for injury arising from certain motor vehicle accidents.
  Author: Thompson, Ed
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1808 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an award of attorney's fees for certain dismissed claims joined to an action under the Family Code.
  Author: Lucio III, Eddie
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2644 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the scope of a health care liability claim.
  Author: Turner, Chris
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee

82nd Regular Session, 2011
HB 274 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the reform of certain remedies and procedures in civil actions and family law matters.
  Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
  Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11

81st Regular Session, 2009
HB 42 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to liability for injury arising from a motor vehicle accident.
  Author: Corte, Jr., Frank
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 545 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring courts to report the number of frivolous lawsuits filed each year.
  Author: Raymond, Richard
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3727 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to liability of a governmental unit for certain intentional torts.
  Author: Burnam, Lon
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 222 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to arbitration and arbitration agreements.
  Author: West, Royce
  Committees: Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence

80th Regular Session, 2007
HB 26 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to liability for injury arising from a motor vehicle accident.
  Author: Corte, Jr., Frank
  Committees: Civil Practices
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1538 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to operating a motor vehicle without establishing financial responsibility; providing a penalty.
  Author: Hancock, Kelly
  Committees: Law Enforcement
  Last Action: No action taken in committee
HB 1828 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring courts to report the number of frivolous lawsuits filed each year.
  Author: Raymond, Richard
  Committees: Judiciary
  Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
HB 1946 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to automatic external defibrillators.
  Author: Eissler, Rob
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Referred to Public Health

79th Regular Session, 2005
HB 15 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to liability for injury arising from a motor vehicle accident.
  Author: Corte, Jr., Frank
  Committees: Civil Practices
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 241 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to professional liability insurance for certain retired physicians acting as volunteer health care providers.
  Author: Goolsby, Tony
  Committees: Insurance
  Last Action: Referred to Insurance
HB 242 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to medical liability insurance for certain retired physicians acting as volunteer health care providers.
  Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al.
  Committees: Insurance
  Last Action: Referred to Insurance
HB 735 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in the Business & Commerce Code.
  Author: Nixon, Joe
  Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: Civil Practices | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
HB 736 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to updating citations in Chapter 84, Civil Practice and Remedies Code.
  Author: Nixon, Joe
  Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: Civil Practices | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
HB 737 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 88, Civil Practice and Remedies Code.
  Author: Nixon, Joe
  Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: Civil Practices | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
HB 738 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 81, Health and Safety Code.
  Author: Nixon, Joe
  Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: Civil Practices | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
HB 739 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to updating citations in Chapter 241, Health and Safety Code.
  Author: Nixon, Joe
  Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: Civil Practices | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
HB 740 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 578, Health and Safety Code.
  Author: Nixon, Joe
  Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: Civil Practices | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
HB 741 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 611, Health and Safety Code.
  Author: Nixon, Joe
  Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: Civil Practices | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
HB 742 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 159, Occupations Code.
  Author: Nixon, Joe
  Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: Civil Practices | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
HB 743 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 160, Occupations Code.
  Author: Nixon, Joe
  Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: Civil Practices | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
HB 744 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 164, Occupations Code.
  Author: Nixon, Joe
  Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
  Committees: Civil Practices | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
HB 854 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an action for damages alleging professional negligence by a registered professional land surveyor.
  Author: Madden, Jerry
  Sponsor: Estes, Craig
  Committees: Civil Practices | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 1069 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to liability of a governmental unit for a claim arising from roadway lighting conditions.
  Author: Solis, Jim
  Committees: Civil Practices
  Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2346 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring courts to report the number of frivolous lawsuits filed each year.
  Author: Raymond, Richard
  Committees: Civil Practices
  Last Action: Meeting cancelled
HB 2588 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to sovereign immunity of a political subdivision.
  Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin
  Committees: Civil Practices
  Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2646 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to multidistrict litigation.
  Author: Nixon, Joe
  Committees: Civil Practices
  Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
HB 3415 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the transfer of asbestos-related claims by the judicial panel on multidistrict litigation.
  Author: Hughes, Bryan
  Committees: Judiciary
  Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 15 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos and silica.
  Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
  Sponsor: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
  Committees: Civil Practices | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
SB 490 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an action for damages alleging professional negligence by a registered professional land surveyor.
  Author: Estes, Craig
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
SB 890 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the amount of recovery in a civil action.
  Author: Williams, Tommy
  Sponsor: Nixon, Joe
  Committees: Civil Practices | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 994 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to liability of a governmental unit for a claim arising from roadway lighting conditions.
  Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs

78th Regular Session, 2003
HB 4 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to reform of certain procedures and remedies in civil actions.
  Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
  Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
  Committees: Civil Practices | State Affairs
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
HB 48 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the survival of a wrongful death suit on the death of the plaintiff.
  Author: Turner, Sylvester
  Committees: Civil Practices
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 385 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the liability of health care providers at free medical clinics.
  Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
  Committees: Civil Practices
  Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
HCR 299 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 4.
  Author: Nixon, Joe
  Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
  Last Action: Signed by the Governor
HJR 3 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
  Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
  Committees: Civil Practices | State Affairs
  Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 12 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to health care liability claims.
  Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Co-author authorized
SB 198 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the liability of health care providers at free medical clinics.
  Author: Janek, Kyle
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SJR 48 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to determine limits for noneconomic damages in medical or health care liability claims and other claims.
  Author: Nelson, Jane
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs

78th 1st Called Session, 2003
HB 47 (78th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos or other mineral dusts.
  Author: Nixon, Joe
  Committees: Civil Practices
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 8 (78th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos or other mineral dusts.
  Author: Janek, Kyle
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
SB 41 (78th 1st C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos and resulting illnesses.
  Author: Carona, John
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
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