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HB 41 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Juneteenth holiday. House: County Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 59 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain lottery prize winners' choice to remain anonymous. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 255 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises or property of certain recreational facilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 349 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the disclosure under the public information law of certain information related to parades, concerts, or other entertainment events open to the general public that are paid for with public funds. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 412 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to regulation of the retail sale of fireworks. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 446 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to refunds of certain bingo licensing and registration fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 465 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving the carrying of weapons at amusement parks or locations associated with schools or educational institutions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 487 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 554 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Labor Day holiday. House: County Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 873 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to prohibiting certain establishments serving the public from restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on the premises. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 874 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to a charitable raffle ticket awarded as a bingo prize. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 894 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners; imposing fees; creating criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 986 85-0 (2017) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to an exemption from licensing requirements for physicians associated with certain sports teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1106 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the membership of the Texas Racing Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1110 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to increasing the punishment for assault committed against certain sports participants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1252 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to authorize tax incentives for the development of property for gambling purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1405 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to charitable raffles conducted by certain professional sports team charitable foundations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1417 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the sale of fireworks during and before the Diwali holiday. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1418 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the regulation of fantasy games; authorizing a civil penalty; requiring the registration of fantasy game operators; requiring a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1422 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the regulation of fantasy games; authorizing a civil penalty; requiring a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1424 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities or sports venues; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1457 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to fantasy sports contests. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1555 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the sale of lottery tickets by certain wine and beer retailers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1708 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the prizes awarded in certain pull-tab bingo games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Received from the House
HB 1806 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1900 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to a prohibition on lottery advertisement and promotion in certain low income counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2354 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the use and allocation of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2445 85-0 (2017) Author: Stucky, Lynn | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the imposition of hotel occupancy taxes by and the collection and use of certain tax revenue in certain municipalities and counties, including the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel and hotel and convention center projects; authorizing the imposition of a tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2475 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for certain amusement services. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2541 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to funding for apprenticeship training programs through a lottery game. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2562 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for property used in master recordings and admissions to certain amusement services. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 2577 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the regulation of bingo games; authorizing fee refunds. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2578 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the elimination of certain fees for licensure and the disposition of certain fees collected by the Texas Lottery Commission under the Bingo Enabling Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2644 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to prohibiting the use of money in the Texas economic development fund or the Texas Enterprise Fund to finance a facility or establishment at which gambling is to be conducted. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2741 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by licensed persons in certain areas of this state to provide additional money for residual windstorm insurance coverage in the coastal areas; requiring occupational licenses or certifications; authorizing fees; imposing a tax; creating criminal offenses and providing other penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2764 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to charitable raffles conducted by the charitable foundations of certain professional sports teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2828 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain sweepstakes in this state. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2909 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to reports on and the regulation of certain licensed activities and related organizations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2953 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the definition of a public entertainment facility and the promotion, sponsorship, or advertising of an entertainment event or venue or alcoholic beverage at certain governmentally owned public entertainment facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Administration
Left pending in committee
HB 2957 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to permits for certain vehicles being operated in connection with a motor sports racing event. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3005 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to certain promotional activities on the premises of a retailer of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3010 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to authorizing and financing certain sports and community venue projects. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3125 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to charitable raffles conducted by the charitable foundations of certain professional sports teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 3206 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the composition of the combative sports advisory board. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3286 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3294 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the eligibility of events, including certain NASCAR events, to receive funding through the Major Events Reimbursement Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3366 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain property and services. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HB 3453 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3484 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3611 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the termination of the entitlement of the state, a county, and certain municipalities to a share of a bingo prize fee collected in counties where certain illegal gambling occurs to the detriment of charitable bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3698 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the ineligibility of certain governmental entities that prohibit or discourage the enforcement of immigration laws to participate in and receive funds from the major events reimbursement program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3728 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar | et. al. Relating to funding for apprenticeship training programs through a lottery game. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3925 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the regulation of wagering through telephone, the Internet, or other approved electronic means on horse races and greyhound races under the pari-mutuel system of wagering; requiring a license to operate account wagering; requiring a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3926 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation of horse racing and greyhound racing and pari-mutuel wagering in connection with that racing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3973 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3989 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the locations where a person may openly carry a holstered handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 4029 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 4109 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to reducing the limitation on the maximum amount of gross receipts taxes collected for combative sports events. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4123 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the regulation of sport lagoons and granting rulemaking authority. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4129 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to disciplinary action against bingo operators and bingo registry workers for prohibited conduct and criminal convictions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4136 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the operation of casino games at 12 casinos in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming; requiring occupational licenses or certifications; creating criminal offenses and providing other penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4155 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the regulation of athlete agents. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4187 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the use of revenue from municipal hotel occupancy taxes for a sports facility or field in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HJR 23 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 55 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 59 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 81 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Proposing a constitutional amendment on professional sports team charitable foundations conducting charitable raffles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 90 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in certain areas of this state by licensed persons to provide additional money for residual windstorm insurance coverage in the coastal areas; providing for certification or licensing of persons engaged in occupations related to casino gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 91 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize additional professional sports team charitable foundations to conduct charitable raffles at additional venues. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 100 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Proposing a constitutional amendment on professional sports team charitable foundations conducting charitable raffles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 107 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to support educational programs that benefit classroom teaching in the state's public schools and to prohibit certain lottery advertisements and promotions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 119 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games at 12 casinos in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming; providing for certification or licensing of persons engaged in occupations related to casino gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 105 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to abolishing the Pan American Games trust fund, Olympic Games trust fund, Major Events reimbursement program fund, Motor Sports Racing trust fund, and Events trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 106 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to criminal offenses applicable to gambling devices, including eight-liners. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 116 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Racing Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 119 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Lottery Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 155 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to requirements for participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League, including a sudden cardiac arrest awareness form. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 389 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Major Events reimbursement program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 390 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Motor Sports Racing trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 391 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Events trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 392 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Major Events Trust fund, the Events trust fund, and the Motor Sports Racing trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 549 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to refunds of certain bingo licensing and registration fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 658 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 849 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to an exemption from licensing requirements for physicians associated with certain sports teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 856 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the prizes awarded in certain pull-tab bingo games. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 859 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the membership of the Texas Racing Commission. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 884 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to use county revenue or incur debt to improve or redevelop certain sports facilities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SB 888 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the sale of lottery tickets by certain wine and beer retailers. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1097 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to funding for apprenticeship training programs through a lottery game. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1136 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Canales, Terry
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1176 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the creation of a water park permit in the Alcoholic Beverage Code; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1337 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to charitable raffles conducted by certain professional sports team charitable foundations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1432 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the regulation of sport lagoons and granting rulemaking authority. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1447 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the liability of a sport shooting range. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1519 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the definition of a public entertainment facility and the promotion, sponsorship, or advertising of an entertainment event or venue or alcoholic beverage at certain governmentally owned public entertainment facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1539 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain property and services. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 1804 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1949 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the regulation of certain sweepstakes in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1962 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for property used in master recordings and admissions to certain amusement services. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1969 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Cyrier, John
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of the Texas Racing Act, including conforming amendments. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1970 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to fantasy sports contests. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1971 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the deposit and allocation of certain funds to the Texas Racing Commission horse industry escrow account. House: Appropriations
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1972 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the deposit and distribution by the Texas Racing Commission of certain pari-mutuel wagering funds to benefit the Texas-bred program. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2000 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the Major Events Reimbursement Program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2035 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of athlete agents. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2056 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Burrows, Dustin
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 2158 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the requirements for a mass gathering or outdoor music festival permit. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SJR 39 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 49 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment on professional sports team charitable foundations conducting charitable raffles. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 204 85-1 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to cardiac assessments of high school participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 108 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to certain lottery prize winners' choice to remain anonymous. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 336 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in certain entertainment facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 367 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in certain entertainment facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 410 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the amount of unclaimed lottery prize money to be deposited in the fund for veterans' assistance. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 653 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the prosecution of money laundering involving the proceeds of the offense of possession of a gambling device or gambling equipment or paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 677 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 767 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 779 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 785 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 854 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of the state lottery. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 900 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to a clarification of the law governing eligibility of certain events for funding under the Major Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 902 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to a clarification of the law governing eligibility of National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing events for funding under the Major Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 975 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to charitable raffles conducted by certain professional sports team charitable foundations; creating a criminal offense. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
HB 1040 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the liability of certain sports officials and organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1213 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1292 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to renaming the Major Events trust fund to the Major Events Reimbursement Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1302 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to fees imposed for the operation of amusement rides. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1318 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of presidential general election debates for distributions from a Major Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 1385 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1412 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the marketing and advertising of the veterans' assistance lottery game. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1440 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of Elite Rodeo Association World Championships for funding from the Major Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1504 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to a lottery prize winner's choice to remain anonymous on authorization to withhold five percent of winnings. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1829 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al. Relating to increasing the punishment for assault committed against certain sports participants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1830 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1860 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the creation of a grant program to provide money for security at certain major events; authorizing fees. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 1905 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to certain state and local taxes, including ad valorem taxes, and to the repeal of certain of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 1917 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the hours for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages at certain licensed or permitted premises during special events. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1929 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the payment in certain counties of expenses associated with the transportation of senior citizens and their caregivers for civic, community, educational, and recreational activities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1950 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to a municipality's or county's eligibility to receive money disbursed from a local events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2074 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the eligibility of a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association finals event to receive funding through a major events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2114 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the inheritance tax. House: Ways & Means Postponed
HB 2212 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain state taxes; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2329 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming; requiring occupational licenses or certifications; creating criminal offenses and providing other penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2339 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in public entertainment facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2342 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to changing the name of the Medical Advisory Committee appointed by the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation to the Combative Sports Advisory Board. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2490 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the regulation of certain amusement rides by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; requiring an occupational license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2642 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the transfer of the licensing and regulation of charitable bingo to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and regulation by counties of amusement redemption machine game rooms on bingo premises; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing fees and taxes; creating civil and administrative penalties; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2745 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the frequency restrictions on charitable raffles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2784 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate camping on public beaches; adding a provision that may be subject to a criminal penalty. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2786 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to incentives for the production of video games. House: Economic & Small Business Development No action taken in committee
HB 3029 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to regulation of the retail sale of fireworks. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3315 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to changing the name of the Medical Advisory Committee appointed by the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation to the Combative Sports Advisory Board and allowing the board to address a broader range of issues. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3359 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to requirements for coaches of youth sports programs. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3402 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority of a venue district to act as an endorsing municipality or endorsing county for purposes of games or event trust funds; authorizing a fee. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3477 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to restrictions on event ticket sales. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3595 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3613 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to a Pan American Games trust fund, an Olympic Games trust fund, a Major Events trust fund, a Motor Sports Racing trust fund, and an Events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events, and to the abolishment of the special event trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3615 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenues in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3629 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to use and allocation of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenues for certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3667 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a refund of state taxes for a horse racing or greyhound association that offers enhanced purses. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3772 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to construct, enhance, upgrade, and maintain arenas, sports facilities, and fields in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3839 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by licensed persons in certain areas of this state to provide additional money for residual windstorm insurance coverage in the coastal areas; requiring occupational licenses or certifications; creating criminal offenses and providing other penalties; authorizing fees; imposing a tax. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 4010 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the regulation of certain amusement rides; providing a civil penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 4019 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the operation of a sports betting website and the placement of a bet through a sports betting website; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4040 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the licensing and regulation of sports betting web sites, providing penalties; requiring a license; allowing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 22 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 40 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 59 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to support educational programs that benefit classroom teaching in the state's public schools and to prohibit certain lottery advertisements and promotions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 73 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit professional sports team charitable foundations to conduct charitable raffles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 92 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 105 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming; providing for certification or licensing of persons engaged in occupations related to casino gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 129 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe and the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas to conduct all forms of gaming on certain tribal land and requiring the tribes to annually pay five percent of net proceeds from gaming to the comptroller of public accounts for deposit in the general revenue fund. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 142 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in certain areas of this state by licensed persons to provide additional money for residual windstorm insurance coverage in the coastal areas; providing for certification or licensing of persons engaged in occupations related to casino gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HR 3374 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 866. Reported enrolled
SB 48 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the events eligible for funding from the Major Events trust fund. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 235 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in certain entertainment facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 293 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to a clarification of the law governing eligibility of certain events for funding under the Major Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 397 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Blanco, César
Relating to the marketing and advertising of the veterans' assistance lottery game. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 541 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the eligibility of presidential general election debates for distributions from a Major Events trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 601 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of Elite Rodeo Association World Championships for funding from the Major Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 602 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 633 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to certain event trust funds and the abolishment of the special event trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 651 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to an audit of Major Events trust funds conducted by the state auditor. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 682 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenues in certain municipalities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 752 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the repeal of the inheritance tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 759 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Wray, John
Relating to the repeal of certain state taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Returned to committee
SB 802 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in public entertainment facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 866 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 898 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to charitable raffles conducted by certain professional sports team charitable foundations; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1027 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to refunding certain taxes remitted by racing associations in consideration for enhancing racing purses. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1078 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to changing the name of the Medical Advisory Committee appointed by the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation to the Combative Sports Advisory Board. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1100 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the eligibility of a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Finals Event for funding from the Major Events trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1156 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to abolishing the Pan American Games trust fund, Olympic Games trust fund, Major Events trust fund, Motor Sports Racing trust fund, and Events trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1210 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1319 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to requirements for coaches of youth sports programs. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1495 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance, upgrade, and maintain sports facilities and fields in certain municipalities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1800 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the computation of cost of goods for purposes of the franchise tax by certain taxable entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1972 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the creation of a grant program to provide money for security at certain major events; authorizing fees. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SJR 31 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes, authorizing a limited state video lottery system to be operated at horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian tribal lands, and reducing the number of illegal gambling machines. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 34 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 39 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit professional sports team charitable foundations to conduct charitable raffles. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SJR 51 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe and the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas to conduct all forms of gaming on certain tribal land and requiring the tribes to annually pay five percent of net proceeds from gaming to the comptroller of public accounts for deposit in the general revenue fund. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 1050 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 866. Reported enrolled
HB 42 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of gambling and keeping a gambling place. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 109 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 137 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the information reported to the comptroller by a coin-operated machine license holder, the penalty for failure to report that information, the penalty for gambling promotion, and the prosecution of certain gambling offenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 292 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 394 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to limits on prizes for bingo games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 515 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to the remittance of certain taxes and fees and the allocation of certain state money. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 778 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to an annual football game between The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1019 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to conforming the eligibility under a major events trust fund of a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Football Bowl Subdivision postseason event with the changes to the Bowl Championship Series system. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1062 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the remittance dates of certain taxes and fees and the allocation dates of certain state money. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1127 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the regulation of game rooms by certain counties; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1186 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the Texas Racing Commission's ability to share investigatory information with other state regulatory agencies. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1187 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the power of stewards or judges to impose penalties under the Texas Racing Act; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1270 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to certain unclaimed lottery prize money. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1319 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1443 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the dedication of certain unclaimed lottery prize money to fund the repair, restoration, and permanent dry berth of the Battleship "Texas." House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1551 83-0 (2013) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the elimination of the licensing and registration requirements for ringside physicians and timekeepers for combative sports events. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1812 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the events eligible to receive funding through a major events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1908 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to sports and community venue projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1919 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the defenses to prosecution of certain gambling offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2027 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the amount of unclaimed lottery prize money to be deposited in the fund for veterans' assistance. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2098 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authorization and regulation of social poker establishments and the duties of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2123 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2197 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing penalties; imposing and changing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2375 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the authorization of racetrack extension locations, providing rulemaking authority to the commission and comptroller, and providing for administrative penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2489 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the marketing and advertising of the veterans' assistance lottery game. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2603 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land; providing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2729 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2974 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the short-term motor vehicle rental tax used to finance certain athletic events. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3012 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3041 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the sale of event tickets; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3182 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to changing eligibility requirements, limiting disbursements for eligible expenses and changing reporting requirements under the major events trust fund and events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3476 83-0 (2013) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the liability of certain sports officials and organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3504 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to certain promotional activities on the premises of a retailer of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3529 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to regulation of certain online poker facilities under federal law. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3782 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the major events and events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HJR 25 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to support educational programs that benefit classroom teaching in the state's public schools and to prohibit certain lottery advertisements and promotions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 27 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 47 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 98 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 117 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 121 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 131 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 141 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize online poker gaming regulated under federal law. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 55 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 210 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing penalties; imposing fees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 282 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to limits on prizes for bingo games. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 398 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to conforming the eligibility under a major events trust fund of a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Football Bowl Subdivision postseason event with the changes to the Bowl Championship Series system. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 433 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 559 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the remittance dates of certain taxes and fees and the allocation dates of certain state money. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 618 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Vo, Hubert
Relating to the elimination of the licensing and registration requirements for ringside physicians and timekeepers for combative sports events. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 663 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the amount of unclaimed lottery prize money to be deposited in the fund for veterans' assistance. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 765 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and duties of an event oversight committee for an event eligible to receive funding through a major events trust fund; limiting payments from the fund to reimbursement for attracting unique events to Texas. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 789 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties; authorizing fees. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 799 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the operation of video gaming by authorized organizations and commercial operators that are licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises; providing penalties; imposing fees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 871 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Relating to the marketing and advertising of the veterans' assistance lottery game. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1103 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to regulation of certain online poker facilities under federal law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1132 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to certain gaming conducted in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on tribal land. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1340 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the temporary operation of a racetrack extension location. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1371 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1392 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to an audit by the state auditor and a study by the comptroller of the events trust funds. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 1450 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the abolishment of the Texas Racing Commission and the transfer of its powers and duties to the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation; providing penalties; authorizing fees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1494 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of horse and greyhound racing; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1503 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of amusement redemption machines at certain locations; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1558 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the sale of event tickets. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1666 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of amusement rides. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1678 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to the events and expenses eligible for, reporting requirements concerning disbursements from, and a study by the comptroller of the Major Events trust fund and the Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1800 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and duties of an event oversight committee for an event eligible to receive funding through an events trust fund for certain municipalities and counties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SCR 48 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1678. Point of order sustained
SJR 6 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes, and authorizing a limited state video lottery system to be operated at horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian tribal lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 36 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 37 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize the operation of video gaming in this state by persons and organizations licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on certain Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 40 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 43 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize online poker gaming regulated under federal law. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 45 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of certain gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on tribal land. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 64 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 52 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to physical examination requirements for participation in certain University Interscholastic League extracurricular athletic activities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 82 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 254 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to establishing the Texas Derbies. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 382 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 457 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to restrictions on the promotion and operation of charitable raffles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 465 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to abolishing the Texas Enterprise Fund, the Texas emerging technology fund, the Pan American Games trust fund, the Olympic Games trust fund, and a major events trust fund, a motor sports racing trust fund, and an events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 466 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the authority to enter into certain agreements relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund, the Texas emerging technology fund, or certain trust funds for sporting and non-sporting events and the money in those funds. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 594 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the information reported to the comptroller by a coin-operated machine license holder, the penalty for failure to report that information, and the penalty for gambling promotion. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 675 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to football helmet safety requirements in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 677 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to cognitive-linguistic or neurocognitive assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 700 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to consolidating the functions of the Texas Racing Commission, the Texas Lottery Commission, and the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 735 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to events to receive funding through a major events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1123 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the regulation of athlete agents; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1154 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the assessment of a civil penalty against owners and operators of coin-operated machines who commit certain gambling offenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1183 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena | et. al. Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1595 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to the liability of a sport shooting range and the regulation of firearms, ammunition, firearm supplies, and sport shooting ranges. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 1836 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before Texas Independence Day. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1955 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to contracting with a lottery operator by the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 2111 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2130 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the display of owner information on and taxes and fees applicable to certain coin-operated machines. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2271 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission, the abolishment of the Equine Research Account Advisory Committee, and the authority of Texas AgriLife Research; providing an administrative penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2424 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the operation of video gaming by authorized organizations and commercial operators that are licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2728 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the operation and regulation of charitable bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3042 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to the creation of an instant-ticket lottery game with revenue dedicated to providing grants for breast cancer research, education, and patient treatment and support. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3130 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the registration of a referee of certain extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by certain public or private schools; providing penalties. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3282 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the operation and regulation of 24-number bingo games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 3500 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to rules adopted by the commissioner of insurance regulating the manufacture, transportation, storage, and retail sales of fireworks. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3570 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to insurance coverage requirements for certain amusement rides. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3575 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3576 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land and by licensed operators at horse and greyhound racetracks and licensed locations; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3583 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the authority of local law enforcement authorities to enforce certain laws regulating coin-operated machines; providing criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3694 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to certain requirements of sports officials by the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HJR 28 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 32 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to support educational programs that benefit classroom teaching in the state's public schools and to prohibit certain lottery advertisements and promotions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 41 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 43 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize and regulate the conduct of gaming in this state in counties that by local option election approve the conduct of that gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 111 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 112 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Texas Gaming Commission and authorizing and regulating casino games and slot machines by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide money for the property tax relief fund and additional financial aid for higher education students. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 113 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 119 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize the operation of video gaming in this state by persons and organizations licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on certain Indian lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 147 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize and regulate the conduct of gaming in this state and authorizing the conduct of gaming by certain federally recognized Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 151 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 152 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land and by licensed operators at horse and greyhound racetracks and licensed locations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 309 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to events to receive funding through a major events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 626 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to lottery winnings, including assignment of winnings, periodic payments of winnings, and the deduction of child support delinquency amounts from winnings paid to a prize winner. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 659 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission, the abolishment of the Equine Research Account Advisory Committee, and the authority of Texas AgriLife Research; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 766 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the liability of a sport shooting range and the regulation of firearms, ammunition, firearm supplies, and sport shooting ranges. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 780 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of an instant-ticket lottery game with revenue dedicated to the TEXAS grant program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1098 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Relating to certain offenses involving unauthorized recordings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Returned to Calendars Committee
SB 1118 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1156 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before Memorial Day. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1212 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the operation of video gaming by authorized organizations and commercial operators that are licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1245 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1342 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the use of bingo proceeds by licensed authorized organizations, including the use of proceeds to provide health insurance or health insurance benefits to certain employees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1344 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the dedication of certain unclaimed state lottery prize money to support education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1467 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the assessment, collection, and distribution of a county or municipal occupation tax on certain coin-operated machines. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 33 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 34 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Texas Gaming Commission and authorizing and regulating casino games and slot machines by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide money for the property tax relief fund and additional financial aid for higher education students. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 35 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize the operation of video gaming in this state by persons and organizations licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on certain Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 73 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 74 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the forfeiture of property related to certain gambling offenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 75 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the licensing and regulation of amusement redemption machines at certain locations; providing criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 222 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Postponed
HB 357 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the sale of lottery tickets at a location at which a person holds an alcoholic beverage permit. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Postponed
HB 358 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the seizure of the circuit board of a gambling device or equipment, altered gambling equipment, or gambling paraphernalia. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 398 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to special event trust funds used to promote major athletic, motor sports racing, and other special events in this state. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce No action taken in committee
HB 599 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before Texas Independence Day. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 808 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the availability of automated external defibrillators at certain athletic clubs. House: Public Health Postponed
HB 855 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain inflatable amusement structures; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1279 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to dedication of a portion of unclaimed lottery revenues to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1299 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the fund for veterans' assistance and the creation of a lottery game to benefit the fund. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1308 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1473 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the application of certain requirements affecting certain subdivision golf courses. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1474 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the operation and regulation of charitable bingo and the use of bingo proceeds. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1724 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino and slot gaming in this state, the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission, and the powers and duties of the Texas Racing Commission; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1789 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade sports facilities, coliseums, and multiuse facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1955 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to administrative and contract provisions applicable to certain nonprofit corporations located in large counties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1963 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to eliminating the limitation on lottery advertising expenses based on the lottery prize payout percentage. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2081 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission, the abolishment of the Equine Research Account Advisory Committee, and the authority of Texas AgriLife Research. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Postponed
HB 2325 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and imposing a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2437 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to a major events trust fund and an events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2509 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the payment of a lottery prize awarded to a minor. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3024 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the allocation of a portion of the revenue from lottery ticket sales to combat problem and compulsive gambling. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3113 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of certain nonprofit wildlife conservation associations to conduct charitable raffles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3214 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the exemption of certain units conducting bingo games from the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3239 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the creation of legislative committees to study proposals on the conduct of gaming in this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3705 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to work performed in sports and community venue districts in certain municipalities. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3806 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation and regulation of charitable bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3807 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the fee imposed on bingo prizes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3808 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the criminal offense for conducting, promoting, or administering bingo without a license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3809 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to reports regarding charitable bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3810 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the regulation of pull-tab bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3811 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the locations where a licensed authorized organization may conduct bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3812 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to bingo advisory opinions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3813 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to display of the Problem Gamblers' Help Line telephone number on a bingo card-minding device or pull-tab dispenser. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3814 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to charitable bingo accounting procedures and the use of bingo proceeds. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3815 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation and regulation of charitable bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3839 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to establishing the Texas Derby. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4018 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of amusement redemption machines and imposing a fee on amusement redemption machines; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 4062 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to providing a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 4219 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of a fee associated with the transfer of real property. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4322 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the imposition of county or municipal occupation taxes on certain coin-operated amusement gaming devices. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4416 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the establishment of the Texas Gaming Commission to regulate games of chance or other gaming activities at specific locations including dog or horse tracks, destination resort casinos, or on Indian tribal lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 4513 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the licensing and regulation of amusement redemption machines at certain locations; providing criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4533 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the conduct of charitable poker runs by certain nonprofit organizations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 4627 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to physical examination requirements for participation in certain University Interscholastic League extracurricular athletic activities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4640 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to regulation of pari-mutuel racing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HCR 220 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study the gaming industry in Texas and its potential direct and indirect economic impact on specific markets and on the state as a whole. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Received from the House
HJR 5 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 37 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to certain public school purposes. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HJR 70 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing and regulating slot machines and casino games by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide additional money to fund transportation in this state and to provide additional financial aid for higher education students. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 79 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 87 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to treat recognized Indian tribes equally with regard to authorizing gambling or other gaming activity on tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 99 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize and regulate the conduct of gaming in this state in counties that by local option election approve the conduct of that gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 107 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to authorize and provide for regulating the conduct of gaming in this state and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 108 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a federally recognized Indian tribe in a county along the Texas-Mexico international border to conduct certain gaming activity on certain tribal lands. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 129 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on certain Indian lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 137 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize and regulate the conduct of gaming in this state in counties that by local option election approve the conduct of that gaming and authorizing the conduct of gaming by certain Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 2852 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Expressing support for efforts by the federal government to amend The Restoration Act, relating to certain Indian gaming prohibitions. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 210 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to certain prohibited lottery games. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 227 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to a fee on certain lottery prizes to fund the TEXAS grant program. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 309 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of amusement redemption machines at certain locations; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 310 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the forfeiture of property related to certain gambling offenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 311 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 370 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the penalty for engaging in gambling promotion or keeping a gambling place. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 421 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the fund for veterans' assistance and the creation of a lottery game to benefit the fund. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 422 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 998 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the seizure of the circuit board of a gambling device or equipment, altered gambling equipment, or gambling paraphernalia. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1013 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission, the abolishment of the Equine Research Account Advisory Committee, and the authority of Texas AgriLife Research; providing an administrative penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
Left pending in committee
SB 1084 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino and slot gaming in this state, the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission, and the powers and duties of the Texas Racing Commission; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1108 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the closure of certain instant lottery games. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1181 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the employment of certain persons by amusement parks. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 1196 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to administrative and contract provisions applicable to certain nonprofit corporations located in large counties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1341 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to work performed in sports and community venue districts in certain municipalities. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1515 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to a major events trust fund, a motor sports racing trust fund, and an events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1649 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to dedication of a portion of unclaimed lottery revenues to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1656 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to regulation of pari-mutuel racing. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1835 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Vaught, Allen
Relating to the offenses of unauthorized duplication, unauthorized recording, and improper labeling of recordings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1999 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain nonprofit wildlife conservation associations to conduct charitable raffles. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 2104 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed operators for certain veterans organizations; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 2184 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the imposition of county or municipal occupation taxes on certain coin-operated amusement gaming devices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2394 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 2505 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to safety of children who participate in rodeos. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SJR 31 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing and regulating slot machines and casino games by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide additional money to fund transportation in this state and to provide additional financial aid for higher education students. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 54 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 10 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 97 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the use of the net proceeds of bingo by a veterans organization. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HB 330 80-0 (2007) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 378 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the compensation and duties of Texas Lottery Commission members. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 539 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the regulation of fireworks and fireworks displays. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 653 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to charitable poker runs that benefit certain nonprofit organizations; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1070 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the liability insurance requirements for certain amusement rides. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1156 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation and regulation of charitable bingo and the use of bingo proceeds. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1166 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authority of certain counties to develop a parks and recreation system under the law governing sports and community venue projects. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1179 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to procurements by the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1180 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the continuation of the Texas Lottery Commission and certain laws administered by the commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1181 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation and administration of state lotteries by the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1183 80-0 (2007) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to liability of landowners who allow their land to be used for radio control flying and related activities. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1293 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to licensing and regulation of event coordinators for combative sports. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1405 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gambling activities in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1448 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the punishment for the offense of possession of a gambling device, equipment, or paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1560 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to liability of a governmental unit for certain recreational activities. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1670 80-0 (2007) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the payment of a lottery prize awarded to a minor. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2026 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the availability of automated external defibrillators at certain athletic clubs. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2160 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to eliminating the limitation on lottery advertising expenses based on the lottery prize payout percentage. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Postponed
HB 2206 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the use of a card-minding device to play bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2265 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the award of prizes in, and the conduct of, a progressive bingo game. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2440 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the regulation of commercially operated party boats on public water of this state. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2462 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to providing for the sale of certain gambling equipment seized by a law enforcement agency. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2535 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the authority of federally recognized Indian tribes along the Texas-Mexico border to engage in bingo. House: Border & International Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2672 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to activities of a winery located in a dry county. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
HB 2700 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to judges and stewards employed by the Texas Racing Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2701 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the regulation of horse and dog racing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2739 80-0 (2007) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the sale of lottery tickets at a location at which a person holds an alcoholic beverage permit. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3025 80-0 (2007) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes for the enhancement and upgrading of sports facilities and fields by certain municipalities. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3186 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3326 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HB 3335 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gaming and other gambling activities authorized by law in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HB 3350 80-0 (2007) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to payment of costs incurred in the operation and administration of the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Returned from the House for further action
HB 3351 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of casino gaming and other gambling activities in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HB 3605 80-0 (2007) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to facilities subject to the Texas Racing Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3615 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the regulation, operation, and taxation of certain coin-operated machines; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 3914 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission to establish an Internet lottery game program. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3973 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to authorizing a long-term concession agreement for operation of the lottery and establishing three trust funds to receive the revenue resulting from the long-term concession agreement. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 10 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting recognized Indian tribes to conduct gambling or other gaming activity on certain tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 14 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to permit certain recognized Indian tribes to conduct gambling or other gaming activity on certain tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 15 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to treat recognized Indian tribes equally with regard to authorizing gambling or other gaming activity on tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 26 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to certain public school purposes to offset other revenue used for that purpose. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 58 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to authorize casino gaming, to authorize the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, licensed casino operators, and recognized Indian tribes, and to regulate the locations at which casino gaming may be conducted, and establishing a higher education trust fund from state gaming revenues to pay tuition and fees for the postsecondary education of Texas high school graduates. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 63 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at certain racetracks and on Indian lands to provide additional money to fund governmental programs. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 85 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a contract with an entity to operate the state lottery to be approved by a majority of the members of each house of the legislature. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 98 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games by licensed racetrack operators and certain Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HJR 99 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing video lottery games at certain racetracks and on Indian lands, authorizing the regulation of gaming to provide additional money to fund governmental programs, and regulating the locations at which gambling may be conducted in this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HJR 100 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing video lottery games and casino gaming at certain racetracks, at certain tourist destination locations, and on Indian lands to provide additional money to fund governmental programs and regulating the locations at which gambling may be conducted in this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
SB 42 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the development of consumer information and protection policies and to purchasing by the Texas Lottery Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 191 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the demolition of certain sports and community venues. House: County Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 765 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Frost, Stephen
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes for the enhancement and upgrading of sports facilities and fields by certain municipalities. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 770 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the creation of a lottery game to benefit the permanent fund for veterans' assistance. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 774 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to liability of a governmental unit for certain recreational activities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 882 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to authorizing certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization on tribal land. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 967 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to injurious or disruptive conduct at major venue sporting events; providing penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1110 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the use of a card-minding device to play bingo. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1200 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to rules governing the sale of tickets to an instant lottery game. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1256 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the operation and regulation of charitable bingo and the use of bingo proceeds. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1359 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1424 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Todd | et. al.
Relating to the municipalities authorized to use the other events trust fund to attract certain sporting events and to the comptroller of public accounts' responsibilities regarding those events. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1452 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of certain ocean-going ships on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to the ships; creating offenses and providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1523 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to facilitating and supporting efforts of certain municipalities and counties to promote economic development, including hosting certain major sporting or athletic events. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1552 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to allowing qualified organizations to conduct raffles using stored value cards and video displays. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1751 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission to establish an Internet lottery game program. Senate: State Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1806 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1996 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machines and the locations in which amusement redemption machines are operated; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 8 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 33 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting recognized Indian tribes to conduct gambling or other gaming activity on certain tribal land. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 45 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to authorize the operation of limited casino gaming by licensed operators and recognized Indian tribes and to authorize the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators and recognized Indian tribes, requiring the legislature to create a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state, and establishing a higher education trust fund from state gaming revenues to pay tuition and fees for the postsecondary education of Texas high school graduates. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 47 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing this state to license persons to conduct gaming on cruise vessels departing from or returning to a dock in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing school property taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 9 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gaming in this state; appropriating money; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 103 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the offense of possession of a gambling device, equipment, or paraphernalia. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in subcommittee
HB 175 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to allowing a lodge or other local organization affiliated with a grand lodge or similar charitable or benevolent institution or order incorporated under state law to hold a charitable raffle. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 396 79-0 (2005) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to protecting the state from losses incurred by a lottery sales agent. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Subcommittee members named
HB 541 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the conduct of charitable raffles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 611 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to distribution of recordings on consignment. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 616 79-0 (2005) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 659 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to authorizing a qualified organization under the Charitable Raffle Enabling Act to conduct a reverse raffle. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 865 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to benefits for survivors of certain members of the United States armed forces. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Considered by s/c in work session
HB 866 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the provision of a violent or sexually explicit video game to a minor; providing criminal penalties. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 897 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state by persons licensed to conduct wagering on horse or greyhound races, persons licensed to operate the games at other locations, and recognized Indian tribes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 981 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the ability of state-supported college or university football teams to participate in post-regular-season competition. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 1085 79-0 (2005) Author: Dawson, Glenda Relating to the maximum value of a charitable raffle prize. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1112 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to bingo accounts and the disposition of revenue from charitable bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1138 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the operation and regulation of charitable bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1337 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1417 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1433 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the provision of a violent or sexually explicit video game to a minor; providing criminal penalties. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1434 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
Point of order sustained
HB 1520 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to activities of a winery located in a dry county. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1528 79-0 (2005) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the expiration of the other events trust fund established to support local efforts to recruit or retain certain sports events. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1652 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to prohibiting the sale of fireworks to a person under 18 years of age and to the penalty for the unlawful sale of fireworks to certain persons. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1711 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to funding of economic development and job training in certain counties with a high unemployment rate. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1734 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes for the enhancement and upgrading of sports facilities and fields by certain municipalities. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1824 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to authorizing an alcoholic beverage permit holder to host a card game. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1892 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to excluding certain challenge courses from regulation as amusement rides. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2015 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to authorizing certain sweepstakes and other prize promotions by businesses; creating a defense to prosecution for certain gambling offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2038 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the establishment and operation of state regulated video lottery terminals at licensed Texas racetracks to enhance the Texas Racehorse and Greyhound racing and breeding industries; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2092 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to authorizing a special events trust fund to support certain Olympic events, including training and development activities. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2178 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to restricting motion picture theaters from showing certain trailers; providing a civil penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2185 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to tuition rates for Olympic athletes residing and training in Texas. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2546 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the combative sports program. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2638 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to measures to support efforts of municipalities and counties to recruit or retain special events. House: Local Government Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2715 79-0 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to authorizing licensed bingo organizations to conduct charitable poker games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2779 79-0 (2005) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to municipal authority to impose taxes to repair, upgrade, or demolish certain professional sports venues. House: Local Government Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2797 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to authorizing certain nonprofit organizations organized by recognized Indian tribes to conduct bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2800 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the dissolution of certain sports and community venues. House: Local Government Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2879 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Bill
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to requirements for certain amusement rides. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2888 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to licensing examinations for stewards, judges, or reciprocal licensees licensed by the Texas Racing Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3103 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to authorizing measures to support efforts to attract major motor sports racing events to this state. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3107 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the definition of facility. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3172 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the authorization and regulation of gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3196 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to certain temporary wine and beer retailer's permits. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3224 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to benefits for certain members of the United States armed forces and the Texas National Guard and their survivors. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3230 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state, the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, and the regulation of gaming in this state; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3260 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the penalties for certain gambling offenses and to the forfeiture of certain gambling devices, equipment, and paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3296 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to authorizing a general-purpose political committee to conduct a raffle to raise money for political purposes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3324 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to a municipal and county sales and use tax on certain amusements and discretionary food and drink items. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3343 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to establishing internet sales of lottery tickets. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3397 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to develop a parks and recreation system under the law governing sports and community venue projects. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3410 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to immunity from liability for certain civil actions and civil actions against a sales agent licensed by the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3424 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the regulation of certain promotional activities conducted by alcoholic beverage permit and license holders. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 2 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the state highway fund to be used to pay death benefits to the survivors of veterans and to allow the retroactive payment of death benefits to the survivors of certain veterans. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 3 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of the state by persons licensed to conduct wagering on horse or greyhound races and by recognized Indian tribes and prohibiting the operation of other gambling devices. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 4 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands and authorizing casino gaming in this state. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 5 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games and the operation of other games of chance to supplement the video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian lands. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 25 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to public school purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 38 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of the state by persons licensed to conduct wagering on horse or greyhound races, persons licensed to operate the games at additional locations, and recognized Indian tribes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 49 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 51 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 62 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a business entity to conduct sweepstakes for its customers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 63 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing state video lottery games that may be operated by licensed racetrack operators or recognized Indian tribes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 78 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state and authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 94 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize this state to license persons to conduct certain electronic gaming on cruise vessels departing from or returning to a dock in this state. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 92 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to sex discrimination in public junior high school, middle school, and high school athletic activities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 150 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to authorizing measures to support efforts to attract major motor sports racing events to this state. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 405 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Lottery Commission. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 442 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to immunity from liability for certain civil actions and civil actions against sales agents. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 636 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to excluding a challenge course used for educational purposes from regulation as an amusement ride. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 657 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the expiration of the other events trust fund established to support local efforts to recruit or retain certain sports events. Senate: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 742 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to disqualification for eligibility for workers' compensation benefits of certain professional athletes. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 766 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to allowing a lodge or other local organization affiliated with a grand lodge or similar charitable or benevolent institution or order incorporated under state law to hold a charitable raffle. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 796 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the combative sports program. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 846 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to distribution of recordings on consignment. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1037 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to tuition rates for Olympic athletes residing and training in Texas. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1038 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to authorizing a special events trust fund to support certain Olympic events, including training and development activities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1097 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the operation of video lottery games as part of the state lottery in municipalities or counties in which the voters have approved the operation of the games; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1253 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to measures to support efforts of municipalities and counties to recruit or retain special events. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1282 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Keffer, Bill
Relating to insurance and regulatory requirements for certain amusement rides. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1289 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to authorizing a state university to conduct a one-time lottery. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1326 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the creation of county gaming districts to regulate local-option video lottery gaming; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1327 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the establishment, oversight, and operation of video lottery terminals owned by Indian tribes on Indian lands; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1331 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Relating to certain temporary wine and beer retailer's permits. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1403 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to authorizing the state to operate video lottery at racetracks, to the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1730 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the use of ad valorem taxes by a municipality or county for a sports and community venue project. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1790 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the ability of football teams of general academic teaching institutions to participate in certain postseason intercollegiate competitions. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 1796 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation of racing. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 18 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 29 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of the state by persons licensed to operate the games in counties or municipalities in which the voters have approved the operation of the games. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 30 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize this state to license persons to conduct certain electronic gaming on cruise vessels departing from or returning to a dock in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 32 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games by certain Indian tribes on Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 34 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3 79-1 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing property taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 58 79-1 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state to provide additional money to fund public education and other governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of other gambling activities in this state; appropriating money; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 80 79-1 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the continuation of the Texas Lottery Commission and certain laws administered by the commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 120 79-1 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to an exception for certain employees of the Texas Lottery Commission from the application of the employment-at-will doctrine. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 18 79-1 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at certain racetracks and on Indian lands to provide additional money to fund public education and other governmental programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 3 79-1 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing school property taxes. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 38 79-1 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authorization and regulation of electronic pull-tab bingo; not authorizing the use of slot machines or video lottery terminals. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 46 79-1 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to authorizing the state to operate video lottery at racetracks, to the operation of video lottery by certain Indian tribes, and to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 52 79-1 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the development of consumer information and protection policies and to purchasing by the Texas Lottery Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 76 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to authorizing certain nonprofit organizations organized by recognized Indian tribes to conduct bingo. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 7 79-1 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3 79-2 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to property tax relief and protection of taxpayers, certain taxes, fees, and property, and other matters relating to the financing of public schools; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 22 79-2 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to an exception for certain employees of the Texas Lottery Commission from the application of the employment-at-will doctrine. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 37 79-2 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the compensation and duties of Texas Lottery Commission members. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 76 79-2 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to the financing of public schools and reduction of school property taxes through the restricted establishment and operation of video lottery terminals at Texas racetracks licensed to conduct pari-mutuel wagering. House: Property Tax Relief, Select Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
SB 34 79-2 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to authorizing the state to operate video lottery at racetracks, to the operation of video lottery by certain Indian tribes, and to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 162 79-3 (2006) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the operation of video lottery games as part of the state lottery in municipalities or counties in which the voters have approved the operation of the games and by certain Indian tribes on Indian land; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 37 79-3 (2006) Author: Pickett, Joseph Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize the operation of video lottery games in counties or municipalities in which the voters have approved the operation of the games and by certain Indian tribes on Indian land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 39 79-3 (2006) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to facilitating and supporting efforts of certain municipalities and counties to promote economic development by hosting certain major sporting or athletic events. Senate: Business & Commerce Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
HB 486 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment and operation of a state-owned casino in Harris County; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 581 78-0 (2003) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the medication or drug testing of racing animals under the Texas Racing Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 716 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the punishment for assaults committed against certain sports participants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 794 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 809 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 828 78-0 (2003) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to criminal history records searches for volunteers in children's organized sports; imposing civil liability on certain persons and organizations. House: Civil Practices Meeting cancelled
HB 855 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George Relating to the application of the sales tax to certain bingo equipment. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 948 78-0 (2003) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the composition of the Texas Racing Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 977 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to criminal offenses for conduct involving gambling devices. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1215 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Texas Lottery Commission to operate and administer keno and to allow a license to be issued under the State Lottery Act to a location that possesses certain permits issued under the Alcoholic Beverage Code. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1241 78-0 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to measures to protect the state from theft, lost lottery tickets, or other losses incurred by or in connection with lottery sales agents. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1242 78-0 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to insurance for lottery sales agents and contractors to cover the theft or loss of certain lottery tickets. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1257 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to laws regulating the carrying of weapons and the places where weapons are prohibited and to the organization of those laws in the statutes. House: Law Enforcement Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1317 78-0 (2003) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the authorization and regulation of progressive bingo games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Calendars
HB 1401 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the implementation of Amber Alert or another system for publicly disseminating emergency information about abducted children by the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1407 78-0 (2003) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to the exhibition and regulation of amusement redemption machines by certain nonprofit organizations and others where approved by local option. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1468 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to certain prohibitions against operating video sweepstakes in this state. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1572 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the regulation of certain combative sports. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1675 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to an extension of the state law supporting the Olympic and Pan American Games to cover the 2011 Pan American Games. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1813 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the conduct of a raffle by a qualified nonprofit organization. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1848 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the regulation of certain combative sports activities; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1870 78-0 (2003) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the rental or sale of adult video games; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 1952 78-0 (2003) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to local regulation of public swimming pools. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2034 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the creation of a statewide sports commission. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2056 78-0 (2003) Author: Dawson, Glenda
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the maximum value of a charitable raffle prize. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 2124 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2439 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation and administration of the state lottery, including authorizing the Texas Lottery Commission to offer video lottery; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2440 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the imposition of a tax on a prize awarded for play of a coin-operated amusement gaming machine. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2441 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machines. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2442 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the use of electronic or mechanical card-minding devices during a bingo occasion. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Calendars
HB 2443 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the authorization of satellite bingo games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2488 78-0 (2003) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to safety in bicycling and certain other activities using nonmotorized recreational equipment. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HB 2519 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the regulation of bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
HB 2530 78-0 (2003) Author: Laney, James Relating to application of law regulating sweepstakes to certain associations of airmen. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2543 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to allowing nonprofit corporations to offer limited cash prizes under the Charitable Raffle Enabling Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 2605 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the financing and administration of certain venue projects and related infrastructure; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2610 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the financing of health care facilities under the sports and community venue statute. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2768 78-0 (2003) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to facilitating and supporting the efforts of certain municipalities and counties to promote economic development by hosting certain sport events and authorizing certain municipalities and counties to issue notes for payment of obligations incurred to bid or prepare for and host those events. House: Economic Development Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 2792 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the use of electronic pull-tab minding devices or card-minding devices during a bingo occasion. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Calendars
HB 2880 78-0 (2003) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to alcoholic beverage industry sponsorship at public entertainment facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3021 78-0 (2003) Author: Woolley, Beverly
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the disclosure of certain business or financial relationships of certain local governmental officers; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 3144 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the display of a motor home at a show, exhibition, or rally in this state. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3248 78-0 (2003) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to liability of the state and certain political subdivisions for certain recreational activities. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3380 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the regulation of ocean-going ships on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going ships; creating offenses and providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3467 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to liability of sponsors of and participants in certain activities involving animals. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 3494 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the imposition of state and local occupation taxes on amusement gaming machines. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 27 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to public school purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 31 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to authorize the state to operate a casino at a publicly owned sports venue or facility in Harris County and conduct games of chance at that casino to fund public education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 6 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to clarifying the time to claim a lottery prize and extending the time for certain military personnel. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 178 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to the disposition of unclaimed prize money by the Texas Lottery Commission. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 217 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to participation by the Texas Lottery Commission in multistate lottery games. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 270 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Government Organization
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 275 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Relating to the abolition of the Texas Department of Economic Development and the transfer of certain of its functions and the functions of the Texas Aerospace Commission to the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office; to the establishment, operation, and funding of the Texas Economic Development Bank; and to the administration and operation of certain economic development programs; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Economic Development
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 292 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the regulation of athlete agents. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 443 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to access to criminal history record information concerning volunteers with certain programs providing activities to children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 477 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to disqualification for eligibility for workers' compensation benefits of certain professional athletes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 478 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Campbell, Scott
Relating to disqualification for eligibility for workers' compensation benefits of certain persons who perform services that benefit a political subdivision. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 499 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to authorizing the Texas Lottery Commission to operate and administer keno and to allow a license to be issued under the State Lottery Act to a location that possesses certain permits issued under the Alcoholic Beverage Code. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 507 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 909 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the regulation of combative sports; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 988 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to application of law regulating sweepstakes to certain associations of airmen. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1111 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the financing, construction, operation of, and records regarding venue projects in certain counties. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1127 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Mercer, Ken
Relating to the creation of a coaching education program by the San Antonio Life Sciences Institute. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1205 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon | et. al. Relating to liability of the state and certain political subdivisions for certain recreational activities. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Civil Practices
SB 1244 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to operation of video lottery machines at racetracks. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1380 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Relating to alcoholic beverage industry sponsorship and alcoholic beverage sale and consumption at public entertainment facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1387 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Homer, Mark | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of racing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
SB 1422 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of electronic pull-tab minding devices or card-minding devices during a bingo occasion. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1446 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. Filed
SB 1625 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the transfer of powers and duties and the allocation of revenue of certain sports and community venue districts. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1734 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to bingo regulation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1735 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authorization of satellite bingo games. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1736 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use of electronic or mechanical card-minding devices during a bingo occasion. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1768 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the display of a motor home at a show, exhibition, or rally in this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1809 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to a promotion and development fund of a sports and community venue district located in a populous county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1810 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the powers of a sports and community venue district located in a populous county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1811 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to service of process and to the ability to sue and be sued of a sports and community venue district. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1882 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to facilitating and supporting the efforts of certain municipalities to promote economic development by hosting the Pan American Games, the Olympic Games, the Super Bowl, the NCAA Final Four, the NBA All Star Game, the MLB All Star Game, BCS Games, and World Cup Soccer Games, and events and activities related to any of the foregoing; authorizing certain municipalities and certain counties to issue notes for payment of obligations incurred to bid for, prepare for, and host any of the foregoing events. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1894 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing the imposition of gaming taxes for certain purposes including the establishment of scholarships for Texas students in public colleges and universities; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1919 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the punishment for assaults committed against certain sports participants. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 24 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 61 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 55 78-1 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 93 78-1 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to protecting the state from all losses incurred by a lottery sales agent. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 34 78-1 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the prohibition of elimination tournaments; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to public education, public school finance, and related matters, including certain new or modified taxes and fees and other state and local tax and revenue measures to provide sufficient funding for public education and to provide tax relief and protection for taxpayers; providing penalties. House: Public School Finance, Select
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Meeting cancelled
HB 2 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to public education and public school finance, including state and local taxation. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 15 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to public education and public school finance, including state and local taxation. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 17 78-4 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to authorizing the state to conduct video lottery and authorizing Indian tribes to conduct video lottery under a contract with the state; providing penalties. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HJR 1 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for funding public education, providing for school district property tax rate limitation and reduction, authorizing a school district ad valorem tax for educational program enrichment, creating the Texas education fund, dedicating certain sales and use tax revenue to funding public education, authorizing the legislature to establish a five percent limit on annual increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of residence homesteads and other owner-occupied residential real property, and authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands. House: Public School Finance, Select Reason for vote recorded in Journal
HJR 2 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the education excellence fund, authorizing a state ad valorem tax for public education, authorizing state video lottery games that may be operated by licensed racetrack operators or recognized Indian tribes, and authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HJR 3 78-4 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lotteries. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HJR 7 78-4 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the education excellence fund, authorizing a state ad valorem tax for public education, authorizing state video lottery games that may be operated by licensed racetrack operators or recognized Indian tribes, and authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
SB 12 78-4 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to the financing of certain sports and community venues. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SJR 7 78-4 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games in this state. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 275 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the punishment for assaults committed against certain sports officials. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 276 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to limiting civil liability for certain sports officials. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 514 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to a defense to certain gambling-related offenses for gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 539 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to arts, entertainment, advertisement, and sports contracts entered into by minors. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 646 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to an exemption from sales and use tax for certain bingo equipment. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 790 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the financing of health care facilities under the sports and community venue statute. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 891 77-0 (2001) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Texas Lottery Commission to participate in a multistate lottery game. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Calendars
HB 965 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the eligibility requirements for an applicant or a holder of a lottery sales agent license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1023 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to recreational sports fees charged at institutions in The Texas A&M University System. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1165 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to liability in relation to and regulation of the ownership, operation, and use of sport shooting ranges. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1196 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to incentives under the Texas Racing Act for the Thoroughbred or Arabian horse breeding industry in this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 1216 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the regulation of talent agencies. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1730 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the requirement that the name of a state agency be printed on certain state motor vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1772 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the approval and financing of sports and community venue projects. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1773 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the regulation of athlete agents. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1795 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the use of electronic or mechanical card-minding devices during a bingo occasion. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1837 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to restrictions on the application of noise regulations to sport shooting ranges. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1917 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the liability of certain persons for injury to others that occurs on land used for recreation. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1918 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for equine activities. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1923 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al. Relating to economic incentives to attract national horse racing events of national significance. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2002 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to exempting the purchase of certain recreational services performed on county-owned land in certain counties from competitive bidding and competitive proposal procedures. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2119 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the authorization and regulation of progressive bingo games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2335 77-0 (2001) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the medication or drug testing of racing animals under the Texas Racing Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2479 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machines. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2484 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of racing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2485 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to contracts relating to entertainment facilities of certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2530 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain prohibitions applicable to a person offering a sweepstakes; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2578 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the subpoena and investigative authority of the Texas Lottery Commission for the regulation of bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2627 77-0 (2001) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for membership in or admission to a health spa. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2629 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to authorizing certain community bingo games offered without charge and with nominal prizes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2681 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use hotel occupancy tax revenue for certain venue projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2754 77-0 (2001) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to the punishment for assault committed against certain sports officials. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2916 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the regulation of pull-tab or instant bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2933 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the regulation of circuses, carnivals, and zoos. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2967 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to gaming activities by certain Indian tribes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3057 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the Texas Lottery Commission and the administration and operation of the state lottery. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3126 77-0 (2001) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the allocation of revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3139 77-0 (2001) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to an exemption from the requirements of the open meetings law for certain negotiations involving the Texas Lottery Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3234 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to the regulation of bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3235 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to the Pan American Games trust fund and revenue dedicated to that fund. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Posting rule suspended
HB 3255 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain bingo games involving more than one organization that is licensed to conduct bingo games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3291 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John Relating to eliminating the licensing and registration requirements for music, skill, or pleasure coin-operated machines. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3336 77-0 (2001) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to the creation of entities to study, report on, and address problems associated with gambling. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3360 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to pull-tab bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3361 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission to summarily suspend licenses issued under the Bingo Enabling Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3555 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to transfer of the regulation of riding stables to the Texas Animal Health Commission from the Texas Department of Health. House: Agriculture & Livestock Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3589 77-0 (2001) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the Texas Film Industry Development Loan Guarantee Program. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HCR 309 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections in H.B. No. 1772. Signed by the Governor
HCR 330 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections in H.B. No. 2530. Signed by the Governor
HCR 332 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house of representatives to make corrections to H.B. No. 6. Filed without the Governor's signature
HCR 333 77-0 (2001) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections in H.B. No. 2484. Signed by the Governor
HJR 43 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to authorize the state to operate casinos and games of chance or skill. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 98 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to public school purposes. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 253 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to a defense to certain gambling-related offenses for gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 257 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the purchase of a lottery ticket by a person younger than the age of 18; imposing criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 390 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hilbert, Paul
Relating to an exemption from the requirements of the open meetings law for certain negotiations involving the Texas Lottery Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 413 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to an exemption from sales and use tax for certain bingo equipment. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 685 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to transfer of the regulation of riding stables to the Texas Animal Health Commission from the Texas Department of Health. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 817 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the requirement that the name of a state agency be printed on certain state motor vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1096 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to economic incentives to attract horse racing events of national significance. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1118 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation of pari-mutuel racing. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1121 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to restrictions on the application of noise regulations to sport shooting ranges. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1197 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of a blue ribbon panel to study and make recommendations for a strategic plan for the education, prevention and treatment of problem gambling and an interagency council to coordinate the state's resources in meeting the needs of individuals, families, businesses, organizations and communities impacted by problem and pathological gambling. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1315 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Christian, Wayne
Relating to the use of revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1337 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to recreational sports fees charged at institutions in The Texas A&M University System. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1347 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the punishment for assault committed against certain sports officials. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1504 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the regulation of bingo. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1622 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the regulation of amusement rides; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1668 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to incentives under the Texas Racing Act for the Thoroughbred or Arabian horse breeding industry in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1720 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to the regulation of card-minding devices used to play bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 33 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to placement of the state seal on the athletic uniform of teams representing public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 47 76-0 (1999) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to unclaimed lottery prizes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 140 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur | et. al. Relating to the state's support of certain municipalities' bids to host the 2007 Pan American Games and the 2012 Summer Olympic Games and agreements relating to the hosting of those international sporting events. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 242 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the creation of the offense of discharging a firearm at a sport shooting range while intoxicated. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 317 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to amusement park safety. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 550 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to enter into a lottery contract or to purchase a lottery ticket or receive a lottery prize. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 703 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the purchase and sale of lottery tickets. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 844 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the total amount of state lottery prizes that may be awarded in a fiscal year. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1058 76-0 (1999) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to limiting the liability of a municipality for certain recreational activities. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1059 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the regulation of amusement rides; providing penalties. House: Public Safety
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/00
HB 1243 76-0 (1999) Author: Crownover, Ronny Relating to eligibility for membership on the Texas Racing Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1359 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the use of golf carts on public roadways. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1380 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to venue projects that may be authorized and financed by a municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1389 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of the offense of fighting between a dog and a hog. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1526 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the terms of the lease or sale of a political subdivision's stadium or venue to a professional sports team. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1564 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to a feasibility study concerning major league baseball spring training in the border region. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 1799 76-0 (1999) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the assignment or deposit of certain lottery prizes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1802 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to an affirmative defense to certain gambling offenses committed on an ocean-going vessel. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1897 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to authorizing counties and municipalities to jointly establish certain recreational and cultural facilities. House: State Recreational Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2014 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain nonprofit county fair associations. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 2114 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the application of the open meetings law to a board or committee of a sports and community venue district. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2169 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to construction and operation of outdoor shooting ranges; providing penalties. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2368 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment and operation of state-owned casinos; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2399 76-0 (1999) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to the liability in relation to and regulation of the ownership, operation, and use of sport shooting ranges. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2404 76-0 (1999) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the punishment for assaults committed against certain sports officials. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2452 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the eligibility requirements for an applicant or a holder of a lottery sales agent license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 2571 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the amount retained in the lottery pooled bond fund. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3043 76-0 (1999) Author: Palmer, Sue | et. al. Relating to establishing a scholarship program and prekindergarten program to be funded from revenues of the state lottery. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3076 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the assignment of lottery winnings for the payment of reasonable attorney's fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 3087 76-0 (1999) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the authorization and regulation of progressive bingo games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3135 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur | et. al. Relating to state and local funding and agreements supporting the bids of certain municipalities to host the 2007 Pan American Games; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3143 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to automated bingo services and the regulation of automated bingo games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3241 76-0 (1999) Author: Green, Rick Relating to restrictions on the construction or operations of health and fitness facilities by a political subdivision. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3300 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to limits on eminent domain, a code of conduct, and the board of directors for sports and community venue districts in certain populous counties and to elections for certain districts. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3335 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to notification by the Texas Lottery Commission for certain lottery drawings. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3468 76-0 (1999) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the appointment of directors and chairman of the board of directors of a sports and community venue district. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3526 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to facilitating and supporting cooperative efforts of municipalities and counties to promote economic development by hosting the Olympic Games. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3649 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to authorizing certain charitable organizations to serve as commercial bingo lessors. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3688 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the authorization of satellite bingo games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Calendars
HB 3709 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the regulation of pari-mutuel racing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HCR 320 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections in H.B. 844. Signed by the Governor
HJR 86 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to authorize the state to operate casinos and games of chance or skill. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HR 1344 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 1059. Reported enrolled
SB 137 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to the sale of lottery tickets by vending machine; the purchase of a lottery ticket by a person younger than the age of 18; and the imposition of criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 219 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the total amount of state lottery prizes that may be awarded in a fiscal year. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 312 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the regulation of amusement rides; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 456 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Reyna, Arthur | et. al.
Relating to facilitating and supporting efforts of certain municipalities to promote economic development by hosting the Pan American Games and the Olympic Games; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 508 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to limiting the liability of landowners for use of their land for certain recreational purposes. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 575 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation of bingo, including the authorization of linked bingo games. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 584 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to establishing the Hope adult literacy grant program to be funded by revenue from a special lottery game. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 616 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to the financial obligations of the state under a contract between the Texas Lottery Commission and a lottery operator. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 857 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the imposition of the sales and use tax on amusement services provided by certain educational institutions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1012 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the sharing of revenue derived from the state lottery with counties and municipalities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1033 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to exempting bingo equipment, devices, and supplies from the sales tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1036 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to venue projects that may be authorized by a municipality. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
SB 1093 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authorization of satellite bingo games. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1117 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the payment of certain lottery prizes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1123 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the punishment for assaults committed against certain sports officials. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1222 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to certain gambling by means of a computer or credit card; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Tech & Business by Pres.
SB 1280 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hilbert, Paul
Relating to an exemption from the requirements of the open meetings law for certain negotiations involving the Texas Lottery Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1314 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation of horse and greyhound racing, including the regulation of pari-mutuel wagering. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 1320 76-0 (1999) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to the amount retained in the lottery pooled bond fund. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1418 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to automated bingo services and the regulation of automated bingo games. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1501 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the appointment of directors and chairman of the board of directors of a sports and community venue district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1512 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to authorizing counties and municipalities to jointly establish certain recreational and cultural facilities. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1646 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to state funding and agreements supporting the bids of certain municipalities or counties to host the 2007 Pan American Games; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Tech & Business by Pres.
SB 1761 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to scholarships for educationally and economically disadvantaged students. Senate: Education Referred to s/c on Higher Ed. by President
SB 1842 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David | et. al. Relating to the regulation of pari-mutuel racing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SR 1193 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1059. Reported enrolled
HB 4 75-0 (1997) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Relating to residence homestead school property tax exemptions and tax limitations, allocating and dedicating certain state funds for education, limiting the increase in school property tax rates, and providing for certain additional revenue; making an appropriation. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select
Senate: Tax Reform & Public School Finance, Select
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 92 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the financing of sports and community venues and related infrastructure; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 159 75-0 (1997) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to assignments by certain recipients of state assistance of lottery prizes to the state and collection of those assignments. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Tagged in committee
HB 275 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to financial assistance for certain intercollegiate athletes. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 362 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to exempting certain film, video, and audio productions from the tax on the rental of motor vehicles. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 363 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to exempting from the sales tax property used in producing a motion picture or a video or audio recording. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 364 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to exempting certain film, video, and audio productions from the hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 365 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to loans to fund motion picture facilities. House: Economic Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 369 75-0 (1997) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the penalties for certain offenses involving activities as an athlete agent. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 405 75-0 (1997) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to restricting certain recreational amenities available to inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 449 75-0 (1997) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the control of and disabling of gambling devices, equipment, or paraphernalia while an ocean-going vessel is in the territorial waters of this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 534 75-0 (1997) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the dedication of certain lottery revenues to the counties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 535 75-0 (1997) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the dedication of certain lottery revenues to the counties for juvenile justice purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 560 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for bovine activities. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 562 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to excepting from required disclosure under the open records law certain information related to an athletic or other scholastic competition. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 566 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain deductions from the winnings of lottery winners. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 572 75-0 (1997) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to providing tuition and fee scholarships funded from state lottery revenue and other sources to students at institutions of higher education who meet certain academic, citizenship, and other requirements. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 601 75-0 (1997) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the liability in relation to and regulation of the ownership, operation, and use of sport shooting ranges. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on intent calendar
HB 641 75-0 (1997) Author: Haggerty, Pat | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the maximum value of a raffle prize. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 743 75-0 (1997) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the offense of arranging, conducting, or participating in certain drinking games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 884 75-0 (1997) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to personal financial disclosure statements filed by certain county and district officers and candidates. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 952 75-0 (1997) Author: Moffat, Nancy | et. al. Relating to the dedication of revenue derived from the state lottery to the foundation school fund. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1036 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al. Relating to application of the capitol view corridors to construction, renovation, and equipment of Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1211 75-0 (1997) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the use of public recreational facilities by certain private organizations. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 1236 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the continuation of the Texas Racing Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1397 75-0 (1997) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose a local tax on the gross rental receipts from the rental of a rented motor vehicle; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1408 75-0 (1997) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al. Relating to eliminating the state lottery. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1445 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission and to the transfer of certain commission functions to the Texas Department of Commerce; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1661 75-0 (1997) Author: Yarbrough, Ken | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense involving certain sales of tickets to certain events; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1766 75-0 (1997) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the maximum value of a charitable raffle prize. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1844 75-0 (1997) Author: Hernandez, Christine Relating to keeping school campuses open after school hours for recreational purposes and tutoring. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1955 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the operation of ice skating centers. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2010 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to restrictions on the extension of athletic scholarships or similar financial assistance at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2053 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the expenditures of funds for private club memberships by an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 2086 75-0 (1997) Author: Palmer, Sue
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the regulation and operation of bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2157 75-0 (1997) Author: Williamson, Richard
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to reporting under the sales and use tax the value of certain tickets to an amusement service purchased for resale. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2207 75-0 (1997) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to requiring certain persons providing services to lottery sales agent license applicants to post a surety bond. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2289 75-0 (1997) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the financing of sports and special events venues and related infrastructure; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issue of local bonds; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2424 75-0 (1997) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to deductions from lottery winnings and compensation of the amount of certain child support, taxes, and other payments. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2425 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to a cause of action for violation of collegiate athletic association rules by certain regional collegiate athletic associations. House: Civil Practices Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2458 75-0 (1997) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to compensation of the members of the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2459 75-0 (1997) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the eligibility of a person to be an employee of the Texas Lottery Commission, to purchase a lottery ticket, or to claim, collect, or receive a lottery prize. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2468 75-0 (1997) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for law enforcement officers commissioned by the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2538 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the regulation of boxing and wrestling, the imposition of a tax on the sale of television rights, closed circuit telecasting rights, and pay-per-view telecasting rights for boxing and wrestling events, and the prohibition of certain types of fighting. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2572 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the regulation of athletic trainers. House: Public Health Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2573 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to fees assessed for the regulation of athletic trainers and the audit of certain financial transactions regarding that regulation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2664 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to the liability of certain persons for injury to others that occurs on agricultural land used for recreation. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2676 75-0 (1997) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to lottery advertisements and promotions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2714 75-0 (1997) Author: Palmer, Sue Relating to bingo reform. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2733 75-0 (1997) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the operation of golf carts on a public road or highway. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2753 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to the offense of possessing a firearm, illegal knife, club, prohibited weapon, or a concealed handgun in a movie theater. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2761 75-0 (1997) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to travel by public school students for participation in interscholastic competitions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2768 75-0 (1997) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to records of the Texas Lottery Commission that are open for public inspection. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3001 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to minimum requirements for participation in intercollegiate athletics at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3002 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the assignment of a lottery prize. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3034 75-0 (1997) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the reimbursement to municipalities of certain lottery revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 3063 75-0 (1997) Author: Clark, Ron
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the registration of certain golf carts. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3081 75-0 (1997) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to certain deductions from certain payments made by the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3209 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the punishment for certain assaults committed against rules officials assigned to officiate interschool athletic competitions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3297 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to monitoring the performance of students at institutions of higher education who participate in intercollegiate athletics. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 3299 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation, appointment, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission and to the transfer to that commission of the powers and duties of the Texas Racing Commission and the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3350 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3370 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to a gift, political contribution or activity of an officer or employee of the Texas Lottery Commission or a former officer or employee of the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3371 75-0 (1997) Author: Torres, Gerard Relating to the regulation of the use of bingo card-minding devices. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3402 75-0 (1997) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to redefining the term Amusement Services. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3481 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to financing of sports venues by authorizing games of skill at certain existing pari-mutuel racing facilities; providing for certain fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 34 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to public school purposes. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Left pending in committee
HJR 35 75-0 (1997) Author: Moffat, Nancy Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain lottery proceeds to public education. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
SB 22 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the regulation of the use of bingo card-minding devices. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 76 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom | et. al. Relating to the dedication of certain lottery revenue for the use of local governments. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 105 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the dedication of revenue derived from the state lottery for certain educational purposes. House: Revenue & Public Education Funding, Select
Senate: Finance
Referred to Revenue & Public Ed. Funding
SB 169 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to lottery tickets stolen from a lottery sales agent. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 180 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to providing tuition and fee scholarships funded from state lottery revenue and other sources to students at institutions of higher education who meet certain academic, citizenship, and other requirements. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 183 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to training programs for youth sports coaches. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 237 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to competitive bids for state lottery contracts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 238 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to state lottery contracts. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
SB 356 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission and to the transfer of certain commission functions to the Texas Department of Commerce; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 432 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Relating to the regulation of lotteries, bingo, horse racing, and greyhound racing by the following state agencies: Texas Gaming Commission, Texas Lottery Commission, Texas Bingo Commission, and Texas Racing Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 438 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to application of the capitol view corridors to construction, renovation, and equipment of Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 581 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to the cost of operation and administration of the state lottery. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 710 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the creation of an offense involving certain sales of tickets to certain events; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to subcommittee
SB 717 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to keeping school campuses open after school hours for recreational purposes and tutoring. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 806 75-0 (1997) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma | et. al.
Relating to the use of student fees and certain other funds to support intercollegiate athletics at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 856 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose a local tax on the gross rental receipts from the rental of a motor vehicle. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 864 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the control of and disabling of gambling devices, equipment, or paraphernalia while an ocean-going vessel is in the territorial waters of this state. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 935 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to the financing of community venues and related infrastructure in certain municipalities or counties; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 944 75-0 (1997) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to the financing of venues for tourism, sports, arts, and entertainment and to related infrastructure; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds; providing civil penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 1004 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to deductions from the winnings of lottery winners determined to be delinquent in certain amounts collected by the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1031 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Relating to the assignment of a lottery prize. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Rules suspended
SB 1093 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the use of state lottery revenue to fund the Texas tuition assistance grant program. Senate: Finance No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1096 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to deductions of the amount of certain child support awards from lottery winnings. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1104 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the operation of ice skating centers. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1190 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Kubiak, Dan
Relating to contracts and communications involving certain athletes and athlete agents. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1191 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to fees assessed for the regulation of athletic trainers and the audit of certain financial transactions regarding that regulation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1192 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation of athletic trainers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1319 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the regulation of boxing and wrestling. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1429 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to exempting certain film, video, and audio productions from the hotel occupancy tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1430 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to exempting from the sales tax property used in producing a motion picture or a video or audio recording. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1431 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to grants to fund motion picture facilities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1432 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to exempting certain film, video, and audio productions from the tax on the rental of motor vehicles. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1435 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the liability of certain persons for injury to others that occurs on agricultural land used for recreation. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1484 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the ex officio members of the Texas Racing Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1680 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to financing of sports venues by authorizing games of skill at certain existing pari-mutuel racing facilities; providing for certain fees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1701 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the regulation of gambling and gambling devices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1724 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the financing of sports venues, other projects, and related infrastructure; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issue of local bonds; providing penalties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1747 75-0 (1997) Author: Galloway, Michael Relating to the financing of sports venues in certain counties; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds; providing penalties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1851 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to the violation of a rule of a national collegiate athletic association. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 19 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense involving certain sales of tickets to events; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 51 74-0 (1995) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the reimbursement of the value of certain athletic scholarships. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 57 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the requirement that a sports facility district establish a plan to increase its usage of historically underutilized businesses. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 91 74-0 (1995) Author: Ramsay, Tom | et. al. Relating to restricting certain recreational amenities available to inmates imprisoned in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Coauthor Authorized
HB 109 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense involving certain sales of tickets to certain events; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 147 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Relating to abolishing the school district property tax and dedicating all lottery revenue, some sales taxes and certain other statewide taxes to education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 280 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for equine activities. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 664 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a referendum on whether certain municipalities should create a sports facility district. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 746 74-0 (1995) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to assistance to school districts at or below the equalized wealth level through the creation of an equalization account funded by unclaimed lottery prizes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 754 74-0 (1995) Author: Carona, John Relating to the responsibilities of amusement park riders and to suits brought for injuries incurred on amusement park rides. House: Civil Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 859 74-0 (1995) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to financing of certain urban improvements. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1007 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to assignments of lottery prizes to the state by a person that owes criminal court costs, fines, or other fees or court-ordered restitution and collection of those assignments. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1052 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the sale, resale, and purchase of lottery tickets and the validation of certain transactions involving the sale, resale, or purchase of certain lottery tickets. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Calendars
HB 1177 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation and use of the lottery dedication account for the support of public free schools. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1305 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission and to the transfer of certain commission functions to the Texas Department of Commerce; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
HB 1458 74-0 (1995) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the dedication of certain lottery revenue for state day-care services. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1566 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Equine Research Account Advisory Committee. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1657 74-0 (1995) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the creation of a game of chance to be known as instant bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1691 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the offense of disorderly conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1733 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the dedication of net lottery revenues to the county juvenile justice fund and general revenue fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1734 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the dedication of net lottery revenues to the county assistance fund and general revenue fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1999 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the creation of an offense involving sales of tickets to certain events; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 2014 74-0 (1995) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the tuition and fees charged to certain nonresident students holding athletic scholarships at general academic teaching institutions. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 2058 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the regulation of video draw poker; imposing a tax; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2085 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the liability of certain private and governmental owners of agricultural land used for recreation. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2118 74-0 (1995) Author: Place, Allen Relating to the definition of gambling device; providing an exclusion of contrivances that are designed for amusement purposes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2217 74-0 (1995) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the licensing of amusement event ticket brokers; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 2227 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the method of sale of charitable raffle tickets. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2394 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to restrictions on a lease or use agreement between a local governmental entity and a professional sports franchise. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 2395 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of professional athletes employed by a franchise of the International Hockey League for workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2429 74-0 (1995) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the control of and disabling of gambling devices, equipment, or paraphernalia while an ocean-going vessel is in the territorial waters of this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2470 74-0 (1995) Author: Park, Carolyn Relating to amounts set aside from live pari-mutuel pools for the state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2511 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission and to the transfer of certain commission functions to the Texas Department of Commerce. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2713 74-0 (1995) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the regulation of bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2771 74-0 (1995) Author: Wolens, Steven | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to pyramid promotional schemes; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2808 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to the sale of a lottery ticket from a vending machine. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2812 74-0 (1995) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to student fees to support intercollegiate athletics at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Referred to special subcommittee
HB 2847 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to venue of suits involving the issue of boxing championships. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2946 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the conduct of a bingo game by the use of electronic devices. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2963 74-0 (1995) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the financing of sports facilities in certain municipalities House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2964 74-0 (1995) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the financing of sports facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2983 74-0 (1995) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis | et. al. Relating to sports facilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2992 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission to create a lottery game with revenue dedicated to public education; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3021 74-0 (1995) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the regulation of bingo; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 3024 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the sponsorship of professional bowling tournaments by alcoholic beverage manufacturers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3031 74-0 (1995) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to authorized locations for the sale of lottery tickets or other lottery interests; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 3115 74-0 (1995) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to assignments by certain recipients of state assistance of lottery prizes to the state and collection of those assignments. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HJR 32 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 111 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to public school purposes. House: Appropriations Coauthor Authorized
SB 87 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authorization and regulation of limited casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 213 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for equine activities. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 305 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense involving certain sales of tickets to certain events; providing a penalty. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to State Recreational Resources
SB 367 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Racing Commission and to the transfer of certain commission functions to the Texas Department of Commerce. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee

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