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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 1859 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the applicability of architectural barrier standards. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
No action taken in committee
HB 199 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the review of plans and specifications and the inspection of buildings or facilities for the purpose of eliminating architectural barriers encountered by persons with disabilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Companion considered in lieu of in committee
SB 484 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to the review of plans and specifications and the inspection of buildings or facilities for the purpose of eliminating architectural barriers encountered by persons with disabilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1901 76-0 (1999) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the adoption of standards and specifications for eliminating architectural barriers encountered by persons with disabilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2598 76-0 (1999) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to plans and specifications for projects on public rights-of-way. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3194 76-0 (1999) Author: Moreno, Joe Relating to the law relating to architectural barriers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 959 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Moreno, Joe
Relating to the law relating to architectural barriers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1161 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to standards and specifications applicable to certain buildings subject to requirements relating to architectural barriers. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1569 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to the leasing of classroom space for an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2295 70-0 (1987) Author: Aikin, A. M. "Bob" Relating to architectural barriers in certain buildings; providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 482 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to voting by certain disabled persons. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 519 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to sales and use tax exemptions for certain building materials used to remove or avoid architectural barriers to the handicapped; for certain drugs, medicines and medical devices; and for vehicles used by the handicapped. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1141 67-0 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to the applicability of standards for barrier-free buildings. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 5 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Davis, Bob
Relating to accessibility standards and specifications in certain buildings and facilities; amending the State Purchasing and General Services Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 115 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to sales and use tax exemptions for certain building materials used to remove or avoid architectural barriers to the handicapped; for certain drugs, medicines and medical devices; and for vehicles used by the handicapped. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 378 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to voting by certain disabled persons. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SCR 28 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob Encouraging State Purchasing and General Services Commission to continue promoting architectural accessibility for handicapped to state buildings. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SCR 29 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Polk, Mary
Encouraging Real Estate Commission to continue support of local listings of barrier-free homes. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 1888 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to removal of architectural barriers to the handicapped in public and certain privately financed buildings. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on State Lands & Buildings
SB 992 66-0 (1979) Author: Price, Bob Relating to certain facilities that must be accessible to the handicapped. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 1139 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to standards and specifications for public and certain privately financed buildings to facilitate their use by handicapped persons. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1605 65-0 (1977) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the enforcement of the law requiring elimination of architectural barriers to the handicapped in public buildings. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 114 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Directing the Board of Control to construct a ramp at the east entrance to the capitol. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 773 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the construction of buildings open to the public to make them accessible to certain handicapped persons. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
90 Day Bill
SCR 66 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Senate Concurrent Resolution directing the Board of Control, with funds presently available, to construct a ramp in accord with the provisions and requirements of Section 7, Article 678g, Vernon's Civil Statutes, at the east entrance of the Capitol. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 2048 64-0 (1975) Author: Caraway, Bill Relating to the reponsibility for the adminsitration and enforcement of state building standards designed to aid and assist the physically handicapped with respect to buildings and facilities under the jurisdiction and control of the Board of Regents of the University of Houston, the Board of Regents of Texas A & M University, and the Board of Regents of Texas Tech University; repealing all laws in conflict. House: Higher Education Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 272 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the construction of buildings open to the public to make them accessible to certain handicapped persons. Senate: Human Resources Co-author authorized
SB 898 64-0 (1975) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the responsibility for the administration and enforcement of state building standards designed to aid and assist the physically handicapped with respect to buildings and facilities under the jurisdiction and control of the Board of Regents of the University of Houston, the Board of Regents of Texas A & M University, and the Board of Regents of Texas Tech University. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SCR 80 64-0 (1975) Author: Adams, Don Directing the State Board of Control, with funds presently available, to construct ramp in accord with the provisions and requirements of Section 7, Chapter 324, Acts fo the 61st Legislature, Regular Session, 1969, as amended (Article 678g, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), at the East entrance of the Capitol beginning at the concrete drive at the northeast corner of the Capitol, slope up parallel with the east exterior face of the Capitol with the ramp center line approximately six feet from the exterior and terminating at the most northern door of the east entrance at a level equal to the first floor of the Capitol; said ramp to be constructed of materials consistent with those used in the Capitol and not distracting from the aesthetics of the Capitol. Senate: Administration Received from the Senate
HB 991 63-0 (1973) Author: McAlister, R.B. Relating to the responsibility for the administration and enforcement of state building standards designed to aid and assist the physically handicapped. House: Human Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 613 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: McAlister, R.B.
Relating to the responsibility for the administration and enforcement of state building standards designed to aid and assist the physically handicapped; repealing all laws in conflict. House: Human Resources
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HCR 96 62-0 (1971) Author: Blanton, Jack To modify state buildings, etc., in the Capitol Complex to permit use by physically handicapped.
SB 111 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to requiring that those buildings and facilities constructed in the state by the use of federal, state, county, or municipal funds shall adhere to the principles prescribed by this Act in order to make these buildings and facilities accessible to, and usable by, the physically handicapped.

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