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HB 387 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to spousal maintenance agreements. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 389 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the enforcement of spousal maintenance agreements and property distribution agreements incident to divorce or annulment. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1260 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the enforcement of spousal maintenance agreements and property distribution agreements incident to divorce or annulment. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 901 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to spousal maintenance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 201 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the eligibility of a spouse for spousal maintenance in a suit for dissolution of a marriage. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1175 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the modification or elimination of spousal maintenance by the parties to a premarital agreement. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 691 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to income withholding for spousal maintenance; providing a penalty. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2638 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain fees for collecting, disbursing, or monitoring spousal maintenance or child support payments in Dallas County. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 145 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to garnishment of wages for the enforcement of court-ordered spousal maintenance. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 638 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to providing alimony after the dissolution of certain marriages. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3141 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to maintenance awarded to a spouse in a suit for dissolution of a marriage. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HJR 16 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize garnishment of wages for the enforcement of court-ordered spousal maintenance. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 1098 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to exempting certain support payments from seizure. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1042 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Coauthor Authorized
HB 2099 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to providing alimony after the dissolution of certain marriages. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 33 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages. House: Judicial Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 2621 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
SB 424 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Considered in Calendars
SB 951 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1409 72-0 (1991) Author: Perez, Nicolas Relating to spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 90 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Perez, Nicolas
Relating to spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 88 72-1 (1991) Author: Perez, Nicolas Relating to spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 697 71-0 (1989) Author: Perez, Nicolas | et. al. Relating to spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 821 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
SB 330 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the provision for spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages and providing enforcement procedures. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Returned to committee
SB 281 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Restricting the abusive use of palimony suits. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 282 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the enforcement of certain property settlement agreements included in a divorce or annulment decree. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Pending in committee
SB 532 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the provision for spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages and providing enforcement procedures. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 173 69-0 (1985) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to a temporary readjustment allowance that may be granted on divorce or annulment. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1726 69-0 (1985) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to the enforcement of certain property agreement settlements that become a part of a divorce or annulment decree. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
SB 547 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Bush, Bob
Relating to the provision for spousal maintenance after the dissolution of certain marriages or putative marriages and providing enforcement procedures. House: Judiciary
Senate: Health & Human Resources
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 452 65-0 (1977) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to a temporary allowance which may be granted on divorce or annulment. Senate: Jurisprudence Motion lost
SB 775 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to service fees by persons ordered to pay child support, alimony, or separate maintenance by certain domestic relations courts and district courts and to the manner of payment and accounding for such funds. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to subcommittee
HB 138 59-0 (1965) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to uniform reciprocal enforcement of support.
HB 233 49-0 (1945) Author: Simpson, Jr., Marvin B. Relating to amending certain article relative to alimony.
HB 872 33-0 (1913) Author: Haney, Edgar Pierce | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relating to alimony.

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