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HB 1240 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the rules of the road regarding red signals at certain traffic control signals. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 471 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to safety equipment requirements for certain cyclists; changing the elements of an offense. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2347 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the rules of the road regarding red signals at certain traffic control signals. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3144 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to expanding the memorial sign program for motorcyclists to include bicyclists. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 307 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to safety equipment requirements for certain cyclists; creating an offense. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3641 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to require certain persons to wear a helmet while operating a bicycle. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1693 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the management of federal and state funds for the Texas Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program, and other programs directed toward the accommodation of pedestrians, bicyclists, persons with disabilities, children, senior citizens, users of public transportation, and persons of all ages and abilities on separate facilities and in conjunction with motorists on street and highway corridors, hereafter the "All-Ages, Active, Safe, and Economical Transportation in Texas (AASETT)" program. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1105 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the accommodation of pedestrians, bicyclists, persons with disabilities, children, senior citizens, users of public transportation, movers of commercial goods, and motorists on streets and highways. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1583 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to safety equipment requirements for certain cyclists; providing a penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3731 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the accommodation of bicycles, pedestrians, and mass transit riders on streets and highways. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 513 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the accommodation of pedestrians, bicyclists, persons with disabilities, children, senior citizens, users of public transportation, movers of commercial goods, and motorists on streets and highways. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 273 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to a motor vehicle passing a bicyclist; providing penalties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 964 81-0 (2009) Author: Cohen, Ellen Relating to the definition of electric bicycle for purposes of regulating the use, registration, and licensing of electric bicycles. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 1687 81-0 (2009) Author: Cohen, Ellen | et. al. Relating to the definition of an electric bicycle for purposes related to the use, registration, and licensing of electric bicycles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1898 81-0 (2009) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to notice required for certain recreational activities on premises owned, operated, or maintained by a governmental unit. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2883 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the accommodation of bicycles, pedestrians, and mass transit riders on streets and highways. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 2041 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to requiring an applicant for a driver's license to demonstrate knowledge of motorists' rights and responsibilities in relation to bicyclists. House: Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1790 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to a motor vehicle passing a bicyclist; providing penalties. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
SB 248 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to a motor vehicle passing a bicyclist; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1451 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the Safe Routes to School Program. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2903 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the development of bicycle tourism trails in this state. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
SB 602 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the development of bicycle tourism trails in this state. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 859 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a motor vehicle passing a bicyclist; providing penalties. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Record vote
HB 1996 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to the issuance of share the road license plates. House: Transportation Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
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
SB 715 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the issuance of share the road license plates. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to s/c by chair
HB 53 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government; making appropriations. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Not again placed on intent calendar
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 2203 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the construction of facilities and trails for bicycles, electric bicycles, and pedestrians and to the safe operation of bicycles and electric bicycles. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2204 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the construction of facilities and trails for bicycles, electric bicycles, and pedestrians and to the safe operation of bicycles and electric bicycles. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 238 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the safe operation of bicycles on roadways. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1240 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the construction of facilities and trails for bicycles and electric bicycles and to the safe operation of bicycles and electric bicycles. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1372 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the safety of bicyclists and pedestrians; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
HB 673 76-0 (1999) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to requiring the use of protective helmets for bicycle safety. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
S. refuses to adopt conf comm rept.-reported
HB 797 75-0 (1997) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to requiring the use of protective helmets for bicycle safety; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Safety Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 340 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to requiring the use of protective helmets for bicycle safety; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 619 74-0 (1995) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to requiring the use of protective helmets for bicycle safety; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Safety Coauthor Authorized
HB 1183 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to bicycle safety. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2929 74-0 (1995) Author: Black, Layton
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the safe operation of bicycles on roadways and to the consequences of certain offenses involving the operation of bicycles on roadways; creating an offense. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
HCR 78 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John Encouraging the Texas Department of Transportation and Texas Department of Public Safety to set transportation and safety goals consistent with those recommended by the National Bicycle and Walking Study. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 337 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to requiring the use of protective helmets for bicycle safety. House: Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Motion to reconsider fails
SB 632 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to bicycle safety. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 968 74-0 (1995) Author: Galloway, Michael Relating to the regulation of bicycles on county roads. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 629 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to riding a bicycle on a shoulder of a street or highway. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 630 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to hand signals for bicycle operators. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1978 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to bicycle safety training courses. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/94
HB 2247 73-0 (1993) Author: Shields, John Relating to the use of certain safety equipment by a bicycle operator or passenger; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2809 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the regulation of the operation of bicycles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1810 68-0 (1983) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the operation of bicycles upon roadways under certain conditions. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1811 68-0 (1983) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the inclusion of bicycles under the definition of a vehicle. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1812 68-0 (1983) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the rights and duties of a bicyclist upon a sidewalk or roadway. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
SB 843 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Martinez, Roman
Relating to the application of certain vehicle and traffic laws to bicycles and bicyclists. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1685 66-0 (1979) Author: Bode, Mary Jane
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to the requirement that bicyclists use an available path that is adjacent to a roadway. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1785 66-0 (1979) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to license requirements for and the definition of a motor-assisted bicycle. House: Transportation Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 886 65-0 (1977) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to the regulation of bicyclists. House: Transportation Referred to Subcommittee on Motor Transportation
SB 1135 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to definition of "motor-assisted bicycle"; relating to issuance of restricted licenses for the operation of certain motorcycles, motor scooters, and motorized bicycles and to the authority and duty of the Department of Public Safety to the certify motorcycles, and motor scooters, and motorized bicycles not exceeding 125cc piston displacement. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 208 64-0 (1975) Author: Davis, Bob
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to riding bicycles on sidewalks. House: Transportation
Senate: Human Resources
Returned from the Governor
HB 2130 64-0 (1975) Author: Earle, Ronald Relating to authorizing the State Highway Department to construct and maintain bikeways. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 2131 64-0 (1975) Author: Earle, Ronald Relating to bicycle racing. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HR 72 64-0 (1975) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to creating a special interim committee to study the possible development of a state bicycle trail system. House: Transportation
HR 166 64-0 (1975) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Requesting Sub-committee on State Parks, Environmental Affairs Committee, to make an interim study of urban, parkland acquisition and bicycle facilities. House: Environmental Affairs
SB 883 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Earle, Ronald
Relating to bicycle racing and its regulation. House: Transportation
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 954 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to authorizing the State Highway Department to construct and maintain bikeways. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SCR 90 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Davis, Bob
Requesting that the Governor return House Bill No. 208 to the senate for further consideration; declaring null and void the action of the president of the senate and the speaker of the house of representatives in signing House Bill No. 208 and authorizing the two presiding officers to remove their signatures from the enrolled bill. Signed by Governor
HB 1196 63-0 (1973) Author: Semos, Chris V.
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the application of certain motor vehicle laws to motor-assisted bicycles. House: Transportation
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 836 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: McAlister, R.B.
Relating to authorizing the State Highway Department to construct and maintain hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding trails and to teh location of such trails; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Finance
Rules failed to suspend
HB 114 60-0 (1967) Author: Haines, David Graves Relating to bicycles, their equipment and operation, and providing a penalty.
SB 162 55-0 (1957) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the issuance of a special license for the operation of a motor scooter or motorized bicycle of five brake horsepower or less.
HB 23 39-0 (1925) Author: Williamson, W. Albert "Cap" | et. al. Relating to regulating the lights and lighting and operation of motor vehicles, tractors, motorcycles and bicycles in this State; prescribing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act. House: Highways and Motor Traffic
HB 427 33-0 (1913) Author: Lane, Hunter P. Relating to making it unlawful to take or use, without the consent of the owner, any automobile, motorcycle, or bicycle, and providing penalty.

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