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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 164 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 173 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain rainwater harvesting; providing administrative penalties; authorizing fees; requiring an occupational license. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 572 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the disposal of pesticides. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 773 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to information on projected changes in weather, water availability, and climate variability in strategic plans of certain state agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1047 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1299 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the procedure for the approval of rules adopted by the comptroller relating to the appraisal of qualified open-space land and qualified timber land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1510 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transfer of certain functions related to emergency services districts from the Department of Agriculture to the Texas Division of Emergency Management. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1535 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the prohibition of certain pesticides on public road rights-of-way. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1730 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to certification of the state's primary standards of weights and measures. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2004 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the Texas economic development fund for the Department of Agriculture. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2174 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the regulation of motor fuel quality and motor fuel metering devices; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2484 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of animal export-import processing facilities; providing penalties; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 2716 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a study by the Department of Agriculture of the transfer of water from the Mississippi River. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 2817 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of, punishment for, and deterrence of certain offenses involving cattle, bison, or horses; authorizing an administrative penalty; authorizing an assessment; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3227 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the administration and enforcement of produce safety standards by the Department of Agriculture; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3243 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the duties of the structural pest control advisory committee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3451 85-0 (2017) Author: Stucky, Lynn | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control. House: Public Health
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 3582 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Relating to agriculture, including the regulation of seed by a political subdivision and the abolition of certain entities associated with the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3587 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to industrial hemp; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3707 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to an inspection program to deter cattle theft; authorizing an administrative penalty; authorizing an assessment. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3717 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy Relating to programs to provide incentives for conserving water in outdoor landscapes. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3952 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to suspension of the activities of the Texas Grain Producer Indemnity Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4004 85-0 (2017) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to verification of eligibility for the school lunch program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4118 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al. Relating to programs and fees administered by the Department of Agriculture House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 594 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the procedure for the approval of rules adopted by the comptroller relating to the appraisal of qualified open-space land and qualified timber land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 723 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1454 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1668 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the administration and enforcement of produce safety standards by the Department of Agriculture; authorizing an administrative penalty. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1675 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of animal export-import processing facilities; providing penalties; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1692 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of a nutrition education task force. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1744 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the regulation of motor fuel quality and motor fuel metering devices. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1984 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation and funding of the urban farming pilot program and the creation of the Select Committee on Urban Farming. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 2136 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of a matching grant program for community development in certain municipalities and counties. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 103 85-1 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to the disposal of pesticides. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 269 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
HB 550 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 557 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to the growth or cultivation of industrial hemp for certain research purposes. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 798 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to a task force to study methods to prevent the theft of desert plants. House: Agriculture & Livestock Postponed
HB 979 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to a grant program to reduce wait times for agricultural inspections of vehicles at ports of entry along the Texas-Mexico border. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 991 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the display of notice of federal and state tax rates for motor fuel sold at retail. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1202 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the creation of the community nutrition program policy advisory council. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1270 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the authority of the Department of Agriculture to employ and commission peace officers as investigators. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1296 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the appointment of certain representatives to certain regional water planning groups. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1322 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to industrial hemp; requiring an occupational license; authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1485 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Statement of Leg. Intent Recorded in Journal
HB 1616 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a pilot program for the purchase of produce at farmers markets under certain nutritional assistance programs. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2120 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to changing the name of the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2155 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the abolition of the equine incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2334 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the deposit of certain fees and penalties from programs administered by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 2548 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the disposal of pesticides. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2582 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the transfer of certain powers and duties related to endangered species from the comptroller to the commissioner of agriculture. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2972 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to notice concerning the availability to persons who transport agricultural products of an overweight vehicle permit. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 3142 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to Department of Agriculture fiscal matters; making appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3290 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to creating a farm to school community connections pilot program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3894 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to an award program to recognize school nutrition program excellence. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3944 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to judicial review of final orders arising out of nutritional programs administrated by the Texas Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 3983 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the Global Agricultural Innovation Institute program administered by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 77 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 219 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 786 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to establishing an agriculture ombudsman office in the Department of Agriculture. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 797 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to a grant program to reduce wait times for agricultural inspections of vehicles at ports of entry along the Texas-Mexico border. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 880 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to certain committees and programs to develop the wine industry in this state through the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 928 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Relating to the abolition of the equine incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1204 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
Relating to a waiver of fees by the Department of Agriculture and the Parks and Wildlife Department for certain educational programs involving aquaculture and hydroponics. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1311 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the office of water and the water advisory committee in the Department of Agriculture. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1374 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to requiring that certain strategic plans of certain state agencies include the goals of reducing the incidence of food insecurity, poor nutrition, and diet-related disease in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1408 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the establishment of a matching grant program for community development in certain municipalities and counties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1476 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to strategic plan goals to address hunger, food, nutrition, physical activity, and obesity in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1590 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a Texas grocery access investment fund program. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1669 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the designation of an office in the Department of Agriculture to focus on matters relating to colonias. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1670 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the provision of affordable housing in colonias, rural communities, and small municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1866 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to an award program to recognize school nutrition program excellence. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 217 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the types of beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 378 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 533 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to a development of a workforce investment partnership in rural areas. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 725 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 749 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to a plan to increase outcomes in the summer food service program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 867 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the appointment of certain representatives to certain regional water planning groups. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1215 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the abolition of the equine incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
HB 1221 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1273 83-0 (2013) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the Texas Certified Retirement Community Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1308 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to certain economic development programs administered by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Postponed
HB 1363 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1493 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the transfer of programs from the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1494 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to certain regulatory programs administered by the Department of Agriculture; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
HB 1675 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Transportation
See remarks for effective date
HB 1781 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to a limitation on sanctions imposed on school districts for the sale of foods of minimal nutritional value. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1825 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to the sale or transportation of certain desert plants; creating an offense and providing penalties; providing authority to impose a fee. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1826 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to authorizing the Department of Agriculture to create a database of nonpaying buyers of agricultural products; authorizing a fee. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2513 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the elimination of obsolete and redundant reporting requirements for the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2686 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2995 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to the administration of the citrus budwood certification program and the creation of the citrus nursery stock certification program; providing civil, criminal, and administrative penalties and authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3566 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the regulation of advertising by structural pest control businesses. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3616 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3761 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to a feasibility report on the creation of a border agricultural inspection training program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 78 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 317 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the types of beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 403 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 415 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 732 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the Certified Retirement Community Program. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 759 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a plan to increase participation in the summer food service program. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 772 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the elimination of obsolete and redundant reporting requirements for the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 924 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to strategic plans to address hunger, food, nutrition, and obesity in this state. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1208 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1214 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to certain economic development programs administered by the Department of Agriculture. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1427 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the administration of the citrus budwood certification program and the creation of the citrus nursery stock certification program; providing civil, criminal, and administrative penalties and authorizing fees. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1433 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to certain regulatory programs administered by the Department of Agriculture; providing penalties; imposing fees. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1472 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to information that must be included on prepaid calling cards. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1551 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to the provision of affordable housing and other services in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1624 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the establishment of regional water banks by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Texas Water Development Board. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 338 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to disclaimers by certain entities promulgating lists of noxious or invasive terrestrial plant species. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 947 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 977 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1181 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to abolishing the Texas Department of Rural Affairs and transferring its functions to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Department of State Health Services, and Department of Agriculture. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1324 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim | et. al. Relating to the regulation of public grain warehouse operators. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1361 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim | et. al. Relating to the regulation of public grain warehouse operators. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1527 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the certification of the state's primary standards of weights and measures. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1840 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation and functions of the Texas Grain Producer Indemnity Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1912 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to transferring the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Office of Rural Affairs within the Department of Agriculture and abolishing the board of the Texas Department of Rural Affairs. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1965 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1982 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to transferring the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Office of Rural Affairs within the Department of Agriculture, abolishing the board of the Texas Department of Rural Affairs, and establishing an advisory council. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2084 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the regulation of small food production and sales operations. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2334 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al. Relating to the operation by the Department of Agriculture of programs for rural economic development and the marketing and promotion of agricultural and other products grown, processed, or produced in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2741 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to rules requiring license name in advertising of a structural pest control business. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2791 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the date by which a pest management zone or cotton grower may request an extension of the cotton stalk destruction deadline. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2870 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2996 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the Texas Urban Agricultural Innovation Authority. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2997 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation and funding of the urban farming pilot program and the creation of the Select Committee on Urban Farming. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2998 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to ad valorem tax relief for urban farms and green roofs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3166 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the licensing and regulation of architecture, engineering, interior design, landscape architecture, and land surveying by the Texas Board of Professional Services and the abolition of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners, and the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveyors. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3231 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the eligibility of nonprofit organizations that partner with certain schools to receive grants for agricultural projects. House: Agriculture & Livestock Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3289 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to expenditure of certain wine related revenue House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3414 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to certain fiscal matters relating to the Department of Agriculture. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3416 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to eliminating a requirement that the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission transfer certain funds to the Department of Agriculture for the Texas Wine Marketing Assistance Program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3417 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to state fiscal matters regarding business and economic development. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3451 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan Relating to improving nutrition and health outcomes among recipients of benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3637 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the regulation of equine dental technicians; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3679 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to a prohibition on the marketing of foods of minimal nutritional value on public school campuses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3680 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the types of food or beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 51 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 77 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to certain requirements for certain sponsoring organizations and other institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 89 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 199 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hernandez Luna, Ana
Relating to agricultural projects in certain schools, including the eligibility of nonprofit organizations that partner with schools to receive grants. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 248 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Landtroop, Jim
Relating to the regulation of public grain warehouse operators. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 378 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the date by which a pest management zone or cotton grower may request an extension of the cotton stalk destruction deadline. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 424 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 616 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the sale or transportation of certain desert plants; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1080 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to transferring the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Office of Rural Affairs within the Department of Agriculture and abolishing the board of the Texas Department of Rural Affairs. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 1086 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the operation by the Department of Agriculture of programs for rural economic development and the marketing and promotion of agricultural and other products grown, processed, or produced in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1157 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to the certification of the state's primary standards of weights and measures. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1179 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education and other obsolete provisions of law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1232 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the creation of the grain producer indemnity fund. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1454 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the membership and duties of the interagency obesity council. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1585 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters regarding business and economic development. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 275 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to methods to increase the number of students who participate in school breakfast programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 482 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to programs to increase the availability of fresh produce to, and the purchase and consumption of fresh produce by, certain low-income individuals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
HB 679 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to testing and warnings related to mercury levels in certain fish. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 681 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to requiring warning signs regarding mercury levels in certain fish. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 1114 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike | et. al. Relating to application requirements and performance standards for agricultural biomass and landfill diversion incentive grants. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1580 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the continuation and functions of the board of directors of the official cotton growers' boll weevil eradication foundation and the management of certain cotton in pest management zones. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 1622 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a grant program to provide children at risk of hunger or obesity with increased access to nutritious foods. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1840 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an interagency farm-to-school coordination task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1881 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Texas Equine Incentive Program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1908 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the safety of the fresh fruit and vegetables produced in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1911 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the Texas Rural Investment Fund. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2038 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the regulation of structural pest control. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
HB 2239 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to transferring the Office of Rural Community Affairs to the Department of Agriculture and abolishing the board of the office. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 2318 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the fuel ethanol and biodiesel incentive program of the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2366 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the creation of the Texas bioenergy fund. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2925 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to protections provided by the Department of Agriculture for certain consumers; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 3236 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Agriculture and the Prescribed Burning Board and the abolition of the Texas-Israel Exchange Fund Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3327 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the duties of the interagency obesity council and the Department of Agriculture relating to health, wellness, and prevention of obesity. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3496 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Nursery and Floral Advisory Council and the promotion of Texas nursery and floral industries. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4196 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to proof of title to breeding deer for certain purposes of deer breeding operations. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 4577 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the seizure and destruction of certain plants. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HCR 120 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Memorializing the United States Congress to make eradication of the fever tick in South Texas a priority and provide appropriate funding and resources. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 12 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Relating to disaster preparedness and emergency management and to certain vehicles used in emergencies; providing a penalty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 212 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Relating to the sale or transportation of certain desert plants; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 282 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to grant and outreach programs to provide nutrition education to children. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 395 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to creation of the Early Childhood Health and Nutrition Interagency Council. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 768 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Homer, Mark
Relating to exemptions from the Texas Structural Pest Control Act; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 867 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 868 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to free breakfast for certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 869 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to free breakfast for certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 870 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin | et. al.
Relating to the duties of the interagency obesity council and the Department of Agriculture relating to health, wellness, and prevention of obesity and to the establishment of an obesity prevention pilot program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 910 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to free breakfast for certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 944 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to a grant program to provide children at risk of hunger or obesity with increased access to nutritious foods. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1004 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the continuation and functions of the board of directors of the official cotton growers' boll weevil eradication foundation. Senate: Government Organization Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1016 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Agriculture and the Prescribed Burning Board, the creation of the Texas Bioenergy Policy Council and Texas Bioenergy Research Committee, and the abolition of the Texas-Israel Exchange Fund Board; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1027 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to the establishment of an interagency farm-to-school coordination task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1089 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to farm-to-school initiatives. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 1131 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the seizure and destruction of certain plants. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1192 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to biodiesel and cellulosic ethanol content requirements for certain fuels. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1501 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to the eligibility of nonprofit organizations that partner with certain schools to receive grants for agricultural projects. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1668 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to application requirements and performance standards for agricultural biomass and landfill diversion incentive grants. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 1871 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the management of volunteer and other noncommercial cotton in pest management zones. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 1901 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the safety of the fresh fruit and vegetables produced in this state. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1988 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to the Texas Rural Investment Fund. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 2039 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requiring certain critical facilities to be capable of operating with alternative electrical power; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 2089 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to protections provided by the Department of Agriculture for certain consumers; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2172 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to proof of title to breeding deer for certain purposes of deer breeding operations. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
HB 37 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the retail sale of temperature-adjusted gasoline and diesel fuel. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 407 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the establishment of a home-delivered meal grant program in the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 454 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a study of methods to increase public school student participation in the national school breakfast program and school district participation in a special assistance provision of the national free or reduced-price breakfast or lunch program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1090 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the establishment of a program by the Department of Agriculture to make grants to encourage the construction of facilities that generate electric energy with certain types of agricultural residues, waste, debris, or crops and to the state's goal for generating renewable energy. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2417 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the responsibility for and management of the fuel ethanol and biodiesel production incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2458 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the licensing and regulation of structural pest control by the Department of Agriculture and the abolition of the Texas Structural Pest Control Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
HB 2629 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a competitive grant pilot program for certain small retailers of fresh produce. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 4062 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the enforcement and administration of certain programs by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HR 2797 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1090. Filed
HR 2801 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2458. Reported enrolled
HR 2851 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1090. Reported enrolled
SB 73 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a statewide initiative regarding the prevention and treatment of obesity-related health concerns. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 286 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a home-delivered meal grant program in the Department of Agriculture. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 357 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the establishment of a program by the Department of Agriculture to make grants to encourage the construction of facilities that generate electric energy with certain types of agricultural residues, waste, debris, or crops. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 416 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to creation of a state program to provide monetary awards to public school districts with extraordinary achievement in children's health. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 689 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the sale or transport of certain desert plants; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
SB 822 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the creation of the atmosphere modification research program and center and the administration of the weather modification and control program. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 827 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to the public schools eligible to receive certain grants from the Department of Agriculture. House: Public Education
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 906 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the licensing and regulation of structural pest control by the Department of Agriculture and the abolition of the Texas Structural Pest Control Board. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1497 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a competitive grant pilot program for certain small retailers of fresh produce. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1532 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the regulation of food safety in fresh fruits and vegetables. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1561 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Pena, Aaron
Relating to the seizure and destruction of certain plants; creating an offense. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SR 1161 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2458. Reported enrolled
SR 1176 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1090. Reported enrolled
HB 901 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to expiration dates for certain licenses issued or renewed by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1116 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1982 79-0 (2005) Author: Blake, Jr., Roy | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas Certified Retirement Community Program. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2049 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to assessments levied on producers and used for marketing, education, research, and promotion of Texas beef. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2448 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a health performance incentive program in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2578 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to providing the national free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch program to a greater number of public school students. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2785 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha Relating to the health of school-age children. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HCR 220 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Recalling S.B. No. 1708 from the Governor. Filed
HR 2280 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1116. Reported enrolled
SB 370 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to expiration dates for certain licenses issued or renewed by the Department of Agriculture. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 426 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Wong, Martha
Relating to the health of school-age children. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1102 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program by the Department of Agriculture to make grants to farmers and diverters who provide agricultural biomass to facilities that convert biomass to electrical energy. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1115 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a health performance incentive program in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1321 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas Certified Retirement Community Program. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1370 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the disposition of certain tax revenue for the protection and development of grape and wine production. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1371 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the disposition of certain tax revenue for the development of the Texas wine producing industry. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1379 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to a statewide initiative regarding the prevention and treatment of obesity-related health concerns. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1669 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the composition of the wine sold or dispensed by wineries located in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1708 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to assessments levied on certain owners of cattle and used for marketing, education, research, and promotion of Texas beef. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
House adopts resolution recalling from Gov.
SB 1766 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to transferring certain responsibilities from the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife to the Texas Department of Agriculture. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SCR 41 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Recalling S.B. No. 1708 from the governor. Sent to the Governor
SR 1099 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1116. Reported enrolled
SB 18 79-1 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a statewide initiative regarding the prevention and treatment of obesity-related health concerns. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HR 77 79-3 (2006) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Congratulating Melba and Bryan Stridde on the acceptance of the Meyer-Stridde Ranch into the Texas Family Land Heritage Program. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 78 79-3 (2006) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Honoring Rosemary Haynes of McMullen County and her family on the induction of their ranch into the Texas Family Land Heritage Program. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 79 79-3 (2006) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Honoring the Zowarka Z Cross Ranch on its inclusion in the Texas Family Land Heritage Program. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 80 79-3 (2006) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Congratulating John Charles Austin of McMullen County on the induction of the Austin Ranch into the Texas Family Land Heritage Program. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 81 79-3 (2006) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Honoring the Guy H. Smith and Sons Ranch on its inclusion in the Texas Family Land Heritage Program. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 82 79-3 (2006) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Congratulating the Mahoney and McDonald families of Atascosa County on the acceptance of the Mahoney-McDonald Ranch into the Texas Family Land Heritage Program. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 83 79-3 (2006) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Congratulating James L. Rayes and Susan "Rebecca" Rayes Glover on the induction of the Lewis Ranch into the Texas Family Land Heritage Program. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 92 79-3 (2006) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Honoring Linda Turner McKay and Jean Turner Culli of Beeville for the acceptance of Oakland Stock Farm into the Texas Family Land Heritage Program. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HB 1620 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to funding of the Texas Wine Marketing Assistance Program. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1858 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the promotion and marketing of Texas products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2008 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to certain powers and duties of the Department of Agriculture and other entities engaged in agricultural activities. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to s/c on Agriculture
HB 2012 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of an organic standards registration and certification program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2133 78-0 (2003) Author: Campbell, Scott
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to agriculture and the powers and duties of the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2320 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to administration by the Texas Department of Agriculture of quarantined articles. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2382 78-0 (2003) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the frequency of inspection and testing of weights and measures. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2785 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to the promotion and marketing of the shrimp industry of this state, the funding of those activities, and certain health and safety requirements for shrimp for human consumption. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to s/c on Agriculture
HB 3442 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to certain expenditures, charges, and other financial matters of certain governmental entities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/03
HCR 245 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Addressing issues relative to small community water systems that face exceptional physical or financial circumstances in attempting to comply with federal Safe Drinking Water Act requirements relating to naturally occurring materials. House: Environmental Regulation Received from the House
HR 784 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Byron Congratulating Russell Emmons of Freestone County on the selection of the Emmons Rafter E Ranch for inclusion in the Family Land Heritage Program of the Texas Department of Agriculture. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 785 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Byron Congratulating Naomi Ridgway of Navarro County on the selection of Ridgway Farms for inclusion in the Family Land Heritage Program of the Texas Department of Agriculture. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 1850 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3442. Reported enrolled
SB 279 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, including certain functions transferred to the department from the Department of Agriculture and including certain functions transferred from the department to the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas; the financial responsibilities of valet parking services; and the powers and duties of the Department of Information Resources and the licensing authorities of this state regarding on-line license information; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
SB 854 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the sale, distribution, or importation of noxious plants; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 855 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to funding of the Texas Wine Marketing Assistance Program. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 937 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the promotion of the shrimp industry of this state; and providing a source of funding. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Agriculture
SB 1123 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the promotion and marketing of Texas products. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1141 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to agriculture and the powers and duties of the Department of Agriculture. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1268 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the creation of an organic standards registration and certification program. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1405 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to administration by the Texas Department of Agriculture of quarantined articles. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1413 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to certain powers, duties, and programs of the Department of Agriculture and to other entities engaged in agricultural activities. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 1828 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the composition and duties of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 7 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to governmental entities and certain regulatory practices; providing a penalty. House: Government Reform
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 24 78-3 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to appropriations to departments and agencies of the state government, including conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HR 309 78-3 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 24. Reported enrolled
SB 22 78-3 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to appropriation of certain funds collected by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission that will be transferred to the Texas Department of Agriculture. Filed
SB 26 78-3 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to appropriating the fees collected by the Parks and Wildlife Department under House Bill No. 2470, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. Filed
SB 25 78-4 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a health performance incentive program in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 681 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al. Relating to an economic development program administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 819 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to transfer of the Office of Rural Affairs to the Department of Agriculture. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2000 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al. Relating to the duties of the Department of Agriculture and certain agricultural boards. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2354 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to collecting and remitting commodity producers board assessments. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3230 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the administration of the weather modification program and grants for weather modification and control activities. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
SB 746 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy | et. al.
Relating to an economic development program administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 938 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Relating to the duties of the Department of Agriculture and certain agricultural boards. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1175 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Walker, Gary
Relating to the administration of the weather modification program and grants for weather modification and control activities. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1378 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a study and report on the development of an information system relating to the use of certain pesticides that may affect sources of drinking water. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2599 76-0 (1999) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to prescribed burning. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2660 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to state drought planning and preparation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2719 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the promotion of Texas agricultural products; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2809 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to requiring a grain transportation study. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3278 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to providing for representation of agricultural interests in the water resource planning and management activities of the state. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3417 76-0 (1999) Author: Counts, David Relating to transfer of the Office of Rural Affairs to the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Considered in Calendars
SB 448 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy | et. al.
Relating to the boll weevil eradication program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 705 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to providing aid, support, and assistance to agriculture; establishing the agricultural technology program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 873 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of aquaculture. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1028 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the promotion of Texas agricultural products; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1310 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Relating to providing for representation of agricultural interests in water resource planning and management. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2204 70-0 (1987) Author: Smithee, John Relating to requiring permits for the surface storage of salt, giving the Texas Commissioner of Agriculture and the Texas Water Commission certain powers and duties; giving local governments certain authority and enforcement powers; providing procedures for enforcement and civil and criminal penalties; amending the Water Code. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 2470 70-0 (1987) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the appropriations and riders affecting the Department of Agriculture; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1190 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to appropriations and riders affecting the Department of Agriculture; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1377 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the date for sunset review of the Department of Agriculture. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 195 69-0 (1985) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the regulation of the use of pesticides; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Coauthor withdrawn
HB 1802 69-0 (1985) Author: Moreno, Alex
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the refusal to issue certain licenses by the Department of Agriculture. House: Appropriations
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1803 69-0 (1985) Author: Moreno, Alex
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the handling and marketing of certain fruits and vegetables and the payment of claims against certain persons licensed to handle those fruits or vegetables; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1944 69-0 (1985) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the authority of the Department of Agriculture under certain circumstances to suspend or refuse to renew a license or certificate. House: Agriculture & Livestock Companion considered in lieu of
HB 2108 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the administration of the Department of Agriculture and the laws relating to agriculture. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2234 69-0 (1985) Author: Jackson, Lee Relating to the procedures and activities of the Department of Agriculture and the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HCR 236 69-0 (1985) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Honoring William H. Pieratt. House: Agriculture & Livestock Signed by the Governor
SB 1146 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to the procedures and activities of the Department of Agriculture and the Texas Animal Health Commission. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1243 69-0 (1985) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Shaw, Larry
Relating to the authority of the Department of Agriculture under certain circumstances to suspend or refuse to renew a license or certificate. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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SCR 90 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Directing the Texas Department of Agriculture to study the feasibility of providing tax incentives to encourage donations to food banks and to encourage the transportation of foodstuffs to food banks. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 183 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl Directing that an interagency working committee be formed to promote protection of public health and the environment. Senate: Administration, Special Received from the Senate
HB 524 68-0 (1983) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to the rulemaking procedures of the Department of Agriculture and the Texas Animal Health Commission, and to the development of domestic and foreign markets for agricultural products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1279 68-0 (1983) Author: Presnal, Bill
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the authority of the Department of Agriculture to transfer funds between programs. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 2083 68-0 (1983) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to deferred suspention of certain licenses issued by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 2103 68-0 (1983) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of certain tools by agricultural laborers in commercial farming operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HCR 263 68-0 (1983) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Granting DiscoverAir permission to sue the State of Texas and the Department of Agriculture. House: Judicial Affairs Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
SB 1209 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the issue of certain licenses by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
SB 1222 68-0 (1983) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Robinson, Phyllis
Relating to the regulation of the sale of eggs and to expenses for out-of-state inspections. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 1298 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Patterson, Pete
Relating to fees collected by the Department of Agriculture. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
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SCR 133 68-0 (1983) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Leonard, Jr., Bob
Granting DiscoverAir permission to sue the State of Texas and the Department of Agriculture. Senate: Administration, Special Filed without the Governor's signature
HB 5 68-1 (1983) Author: Carriker, Steve Relating to the creation of the Texas Storable Commodities Preservation Program to provide farm storage facilities construction loans. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
HCR 78 68-2 (1984) Author: Gibson, Jay
Sponsor: Montford, John
Commending the Department of Agriculture on market support programs. Signed by the Governor
HB 136 67-0 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the use of alcohol fuels in state vehicles. House: Energy Resources Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 151 67-1 (1981) Author: Wieting, Leroy J.
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to control of agricultural diseases and pests. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HCR 45 67-1 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan Requesting the President, U. S. Department of Agriculture, and the Texas Department of Agriculture to study the beef market. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 3 67-2 (1982) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to appropriations to the Department of Agriculture, Texas Tech University and Texas A&M University for fire ant control. House: Appropriations Coauthor authorized
HB 1646 65-0 (1977) Author: Presnal, Bill
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to the disposition of money collected or received by the Texas Department of Agriculture. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
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SB 1100 65-0 (1977) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Hubenak, Joe A.
Relating to the charging and collecting of fees for tolerance and precision testing performed by the State Department of Agriculture Metrology Laboratory. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Economic Development
Assigned to Consent Calendar
HCR 2 65-2 (1978) Author: Kubiak, Dan Requesting the State Department of Agriculture to initiate measures designed to give relief to farmers and ranchers in their efforts to obtain baling wire necessary for harvest. House: Agriculture & Livestock Assigned to Resolutions Calendar
SB 938 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Doran, Jr., Hilary B.
Relating to exempting certain construction projects of the Texas Agriculture Department from Building Commission action.
SB 1009 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Jungmichel, Charles
Relating to authorizing the Department of Agriculture to receive and hold for processing export-import livestock and other animals.
HB 1286 60-0 (1967) Author: Wayne, Ralph Erskine Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Agriculture to test agricultural products for aflatoxins and charge a fee for such tests; providing that fees collected shall be deposited in the Special Department of Agriculture Fund.
SB 590 60-0 (1967) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to authorize the issuance of "stop-sale" orders in connection with violations; authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to promulgate rules and regulations.
HB 270 59-0 (1965) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to amending certain acts by providing for the transfer from the Comptroller and his authorized representatives to the Division of Weights and Measures of the Department of Agriculture, State of Texas of the function of measuring, calibrating, and determining the capacity in gallons of any vehicle tank or other container in which motor fuels, blending materials, liquefied gases and liquid fuels are transported.
SB 79 59-0 (1965) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the transfer from the Comptroller and his authorized representatives to the Division of Weights and Measures of the Department of Agriculture, State of Texas of the function of measuring, calibrating, and determining the capacity in gallons of any vehicle tank or other container in which motor fuels, blending materials, liquefied gases and liquid fuels are transported.
SB 132 57-0 (1961) Author: Crump, Louis M. Relating to providing for the registration in the Department of Agriculture of all persons engaged in the business of structural pest control; providing for a penalty for the violation of this Act.
HB 277 56-0 (1959) Author: Pieratt, William Harold "Bill" Relating to amending certain statutes providing that the Commissioner of Agriculture shall fix and collect fees for testing all weights, scales, beams, and any kind of instruments or mechanical devices for weighing or measuring; providing a penalty for violation of Act.
HB 18 55-2 (1957) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to amending Item 46 of the biennial appropriation for the Department of Agriculture by adding the words "or pest" immediately after the word "insect" that appears in Item 46.
SB 18 55-2 (1957) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to amending Statutes relating to appropriation to State Department of Agriculture to include pest control.
HB 135 54-0 (1955) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Department of Agriculture for the operating expenses incurred in the enforcement of the provisions of previous legislation, for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1955.
HB 711 54-0 (1955) Author: Bishop, Jr., A. J. Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Department of Agriculture for the operating expenses for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1955, provided for its expenditures.
SB 42 54-0 (1955) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Department of Agriculture for the operating expenses incurred in the enforcement of the provisions of Senate Bill No. 215, 53rd Legislature, Regular Session, for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1955.
HB 67 53-0 (1953) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Department of Agriculture for the operating expenses of the Citrus Division for the remainder of the calendar year of 1953.
HB 113 53-0 (1953) Author: Walling, J. B. Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Agriculture Department for operating expenses incurred in the enforcement of the provisions of House Bill No. 593, 52nd Legislature for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1953.
HB 114 53-0 (1953) Author: Walling, J. B. Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Department of Agriculture for the operating expenses for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1953, provided for its expenditures under the general provisions of House Bill No. 426, Regular Session, Fifty-second Legislature.
HB 326 53-0 (1953) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Relating to making an appropriation for use by the State Departments of Agriculture to pay the salary and expenses of an inspector of prescription balances and weights in Texas pharmacies, limiting the salary and expenses of such inspector.
HB 665 53-0 (1953) Author: Paxton, James Robert "Jim Bob" Relating to vesting the Commissioner of Agriculture with exclusive control and jurisdiction of the weighing of certain grains; providing for penalties for violations of any of the provisions of this Act.
SB 44 53-0 (1953) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Department of Agriculture for the operating expenses of the Citrus Division for the remainder of the calendar year of 1953, provided for its expenditures under the general provisions of House Bill No. 426, Regular Session, Fifty-second Legislature.
SB 94 53-0 (1953) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Department of Agriculture for the operating expenses for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1953.
HB 147 52-0 (1951) Author: Smith, Max Carlton | et. al. Relating to making an additional appropriation to the State Department of Agriculture supplementing certain funds for the biennium ending August 31, 1951, from the Special Pure Bred Cottonseed Inspection Fund and out of Agricultural Field Seed Fund; providing the purpose for which such funds shall be used and expended.
HB 268 52-0 (1951) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison | et. al. Relating to creating a citrus and vegetable bonding and licensing law which shall provide for the bonding and licensing of all buyers, brokers, purchasers, handlers, dealers, or other persons of firms who purchase or handle citrus and/or vegetables either as purchasers for themselves or for others; fixing the amount of such bond and license.
HB 500 52-0 (1951) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. | et. al. Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Department of Agriculture, Division of Weights and Measures for the purpose of enforcing the Texas Antifreeze Act.
HB 666 52-0 (1951) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to appropriating the sum of Thirty-seven Thousand Dollars ($37,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of any funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the State Department of Agriculture for the biennium ending August 31, 1953, for the operation and maintenance of two (2) or more market-news stations within this State.
HB 384 51-0 (1949) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison | et. al. Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Department of Agriculture, Division of Horticulture and Plant Quarantines, for the purpose of employing personnel and paying their expenses to search for and insect host plants of dangerous citrus insects, pest or plant diseases, especially for Citrus Black Fly, on road stations leading into the Citrus Belt of Texas and on international bridges between the United States and the Republic of Mexico.
HB 453 51-0 (1949) Author: Jackson, Robert Hal Relating to making an emergency appropriation for the Department of Agriculture to be paid out of moneys voluntarily paid by Certified Seed Breeders and Growers.
SB 380 51-0 (1949) Author: McDonald, Warren Swann Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to feeding stuff, adulterated feed, labeling of feed, etc.; providing a savings clause; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 42 51-1 (1950) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel Relating to making an additional appropriation to the State Department of Agriculture for the biennium ending August 31, 1951, from the Special Pure Seed Fund and out of the Seed Laboratory Fees.
SB 34 51-1 (1950) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to making an additional appropriation to the state Department of Agriculture for the biennium ending August 31, 1951, from the Special Pure Seed Fund and out of Seed Laboratory Fees.
HB 56 50-0 (1947) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to abolishing the office of Commissioner of Agriculture and Department of Agriculture; transferring all powers, duties and authorities heretofore imposed by law in the Commissioner of Agriculture and Department of Agriculture to the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas; providing for the repeal of all existing statutory provisions and existing laws in conflict with this Act; providing for the retention of all laws relating to agriculture not in conflict herewith.
HB 234 50-0 (1947) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" | et. al. Relating to appropriating funds to the State Department of Agriculture, for the purpose of purchasing equipment, automobiles and trucks, for the Weights and Measures Division, for the payment of necessary travel and contingent expense in connection with the purchase and operation of same.
HB 241 50-0 (1947) Author: Conner, Charles M. | et. al. Relating to appropriating funds to the State Department of Agriculture for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of certain existing laws and that such appropriations be made out of existing and accruing funds deposited and to be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of certain special funds, such funds to be appropriated for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1947.
HB 475 50-0 (1947) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison | et. al. Relating to appropriating funds to the State Department of Agriculture for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the certain prior Acts of the Legislature, such funds to be appropriated for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1947, and being supplementary to the appropriation granted by Senate Bill No. 317, Acts of the 49th Legislature, Regular Session.
SB 104 50-0 (1947) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" | et. al. Relating to appropriating funds to the State Department of Agriculture, for the purpose of purchasing and assembling equipment, and including trucks, for the Weights and Measures Division.
SB 250 50-0 (1947) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to appropriating funds to the State Department of Agriculture, such funds to appropriated for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1947.
HB 235 49-0 (1945) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby Relating to appropriating certain funds to the State Department of Agriculture out of existing and accruing funds deposited in the State Treasure to the credit of certain funds.
HB 533 49-0 (1945) Author: Atkinson, Henry L. | et. al. Relating to making certain emergency appropriations for the Department of Agriculture incident to the administration and enforcement of the Pink Bollworm Law.
HB 17 47-0 (1941) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to appropriating fees and unexpended balances that have accrued during the fiscal year ending August 31, 1941 by virtue of certain acts of the General and Special Laws to the Department of Agriculture.
HB 30 47-0 (1941) Author: Fuchs, Robert A. | et. al. Relating amending the Revised Civil Statutes pertaining to weights and measures and the Babcock test for butterfat.
HB 345 47-0 (1941) Author: Celaya, Augustine | et. al. Relating to making an emergency appropriation for the remaining portion of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1942, to assist in the maintenance of a newly established quarantine patrol station necessary to the enforcement of the provisions of certain acts, and to pay salaries of quarantine inspectors for the operation of this station.
HB 1041 47-0 (1941) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to providing for the use of net weights in intrastate commerce transactions in cotton; providing a penalty.
SB 17 47-0 (1941) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to abolishing the office of Commissioner of Agriculture and Department of Agriculture.
HB 628 46-0 (1939) Author: Segrist, Kal | et. al. Relating to repealing a certain Article abolishing the Live Stock Sanitary Commission and transferring the duties and powers of the Live Stock Sanitary Commission to the State Department of Agriculture.
SB 374 46-0 (1939) Author: Small, Sr., Charles Clinton "Clint" Relating to appropriating $50,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary for the purpose of defraying expenses incident to cooperating with the Federal Government in the extermination of migratory grasshoppers.
HB 101 45-0 (1937) Relating to making an emergency appropriation to supplement an appropriation made by the Regular Session of the Forth-fourth Legislature for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1937, found on page 1053, Acts of the Regular Session of the Forty-fourth Legislature; said appropriation is to pay the salaries and other expenses of the inspection work incident to the eradication of the Mexican Fruit Fly, Citrus Canker, and other pests.
HB 519 44-0 (1935) Relating to making an appropriation for the Secretary of State's Office Industrial Accident Board and State Department of Agriculture.
HB 779 44-0 (1935) Relating to making available currently the funds now on hand and hereafter accruing to Jack and Stallion Fund of the State Department of Agriculture, providing for the drawing of warrants by the comptroller and the payment of same by the State Treasurer in accordance with the provisions hereof and with the General Laws.
SB 378 42-0 (1931) Author: Cousins, Sr., William Roy Relating to creating a division under the State Department of Agriculture providing for the classification and grading of rough rice.
HB 54 41-2 (1929) Author: Hornaday, Emery Polk | et. al. Relating to appropriating Fifteen Thousand ($15,000.00) Dollars to the State Department of Agriculture to be used by the Commissioner of Agriculture as an emergency fund to pay salaries, and traveling expenses of inspectors, and general office expenses of the Department of Agriculture, and to pay damages for fruit destroyed and other claims.
HB 382 33-0 (1913) Author: Dove, Daniel C. | et. al. Relating to creating in the Department of Agriculture a division known as the Marketing Bureau, providing for appointment of an officer in charge, specifying his compensation, defining his duties.
HB 274 30-0 (1907) Relating to creating a Department of Agriculture.

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