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HB 882 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the duration of a bingo occasion. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 914 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation of bingo games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 967 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to tickets used to play pull-tab bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1186 86-0 (2019) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the prizes awarded in certain pull-tab bingo games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 567 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the duration of a bingo occasion. Senate: 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 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 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 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 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 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
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 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
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 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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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 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
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 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 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 5 79-1 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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
HR 1772 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1952. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
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 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 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 1952 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Swinford, David | et. al.
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Rules suspended
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 3234 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to the regulation of bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
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 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
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 1504 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the regulation of bingo. 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 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 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 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
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 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 1093 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authorization of satellite bingo games. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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
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 2714 75-0 (1997) Author: Palmer, Sue Relating to bingo reform. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
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
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 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
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 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 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 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
SB 500 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David Relating to the creation of a game of chance to be known as instant bingo. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1309 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David Relating to the definition and regulation of Bingo. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1458 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the conduct of a bingo game by the use of electronic devices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1563 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the conduct of a bingo game by the use of electronic devices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 127 73-0 (1993) Author: Kamel, Ted | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the tax imposed on the rental of premises for the conduct of bingo games. House: Ways & Means Coauthor Authorized
HB 175 73-0 (1993) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Relating to the rate of taxes and fees imposed on bingo games. House: Ways & Means Coauthor Authorized
HB 460 73-0 (1993) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to expenses for child care services provided at bingo games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1445 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the continuation of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and to the regulation of alcoholic beverages; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1480 73-0 (1993) Author: Cain, David Relating to the continuation of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and to the regulation of alcoholic beverages and bingo; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1607 73-0 (1993) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the state and local taxes on bingo and to the deposit of bingo taxes paid under protest. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2324 73-0 (1993) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to amending the bingo enabling act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2771 73-0 (1993) Author: Cain, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the regulation of bingo; providing penalties; imposing taxes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 550 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the operation of the state lottery; creating the State Lottery Commission. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 622 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al. Relating to the continuation of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and to the regulation of alcoholic beverages and bingo; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 768 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the regulation of bingo; providing penalties; imposing taxes. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 31 72-0 (1991) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the creation of a state day-care services fund from the tax imposed on bingo games; making an appropriation. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 859 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to subpoena powers, offenses, penalties, and interest under the Bingo Enabling Act. House: Liquor Regulation 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1156 72-0 (1991) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the regulation of bingo. House: Liquor Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1368 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to a commercial lessor's license under the Bingo Enabling Act. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Postponed in committee
HB 1372 72-0 (1991) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to persons eligible to conduct a game of bingo. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to Liquor Regulation
HB 1671 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the regulation of bingo; creating the Texas Bingo Commission. House: Liquor Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4 72-3 (1992) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Relating to the rate of the state gross receipts tax imposed on bingo games. House: Ways & Means Coauthor Authorized
HB 19 72-3 (1992) Author: Kubiak, Dan | et. al. Relating to the bingo tax reporting period. House: Ways & Means Coauthor Authorized
HB 342 71-0 (1989) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the regulation and taxation of bingo games; providing admininstrative and enforcement procedures and penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken in committee
HB 886 71-0 (1989) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the regulation of bingo and the taxation of receipts from bingo. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 1221 71-0 (1989) Author: Melton, Bob Relating to the eligibility of a veterans' organization to conduct bingo. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2028 71-0 (1989) Author: Earley, Robert Creating the Texas Bingo Commission and transferring all functions related to the regulation of Bingo from the Comptroller of Public Accounts to the Texas Bingo Commission. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2177 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the creation of a state day-care services fund from the tax imposed on bingo games. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 2260 71-0 (1989) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the regulation and taxation of bingo and bingo receipts; providing administrative and enforcement procedures and civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/90
HB 2272 71-0 (1989) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to the regulation and taxation of bingo and bingo receipts; providing administrative and enforcement procedures and civil and criminal penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2664 71-0 (1989) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the rates of the state and local taxes on bingo receipts and to the use of bingo tax revenue for indigent health care and other purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
SB 918 71-0 (1989) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the regulation of bingo and the taxation of receipts from bingo. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1151 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Creating the Texas Bingo Commission and transferring all functions related to the regulation of Bingo from the Comptroller of Public Accounts to the Texas Bingo Commission. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1332 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the regulation and taxation of bingo and bingo receipts; providing administrative and enforcement procedures and civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1024 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to state day-care centers for certain children; imposing a state tax on the gross receipts from bingo games; making an appropriation. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 1043 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to bingo, the imposition of a state tax on the gross receipts from bingo games and the collection of bingo taxes, and the prizes that may be offered or awarded at a bingo occasion. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 145 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the prizes that may be offered or awarded at a bingo occasion. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Pending in committee
SB 1479 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to exempting from licensing and regulation certain bingo games and bingo materials. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 54 69-0 (1985) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the organizations authorized to conduct bingo games. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 402 69-0 (1985) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the regulation and taxation of bingo games; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Senate adopted conf. comm. report
HB 651 69-0 (1985) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the authority of the comptroller of public accounts under the Bingo Enabling Act to obtain criminal history record information from the Department of Public Safety, the Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division, or other law enforcement agency, and to the offense of unauthorized disclosure of criminal history information records; providing a penalty. House: Ways & Means Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 836 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the regulation and taxation of bingo games. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 962 69-0 (1985) Author: McKinney, Mike Relating to denial, revocation and suspension by the comptroller of public accounts of permits or licenses of persons violating provisions of the Tax Code or Bingo Enabling Act. House: Ways & Means Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 1031 69-0 (1985) Author: Pierce, George Relating to the regulation and taxation of bingo games. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
SB 124 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the regulation and taxation of bingo games. Senate: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
SB 299 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the regulation and taxation of bingo games. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to subcommittee
SB 303 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the authority of the comptroller of public accounts under the Bingo Enabling Act to obtain criminal history record information from the Department of Public Safety, the Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division, or other law enforcement agency, and to the offense of unauthorized disclosure of criminal history information records; providing a penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 304 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the regulation and taxation of bingo games; changing penalties; amending the Bingo Enabling Act. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 473 69-0 (1985) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: McKinney, Mike
Relating to denial, revocation and suspension by the comptroller of public accounts of permits or licenses of persons violating provisions of the Tax Code or the Bingo Enabling Act; providing for hearing and appeals. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1197 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the maximum aggregate amount of prizes that can be offered or awarded on any one bingo occasion. Senate: Economic Development Postponed in committee
SB 1439 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to promotional bingo. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 8 69-1 (1985) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the regulation and taxation of bingo games; providing penalties. Filed
HB 50 69-3 (1986) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to amendments to the Bingo Enabling Act (Article 179d, Vernon's Civil Statutes); imposing a tax; and declaring an emergency. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 147 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the determination of local option status under the Bingo Enabling Act. House: County Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 168 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the procedure for ordering an election under the Bingo Enabling Act. House: County Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 394 68-0 (1983) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Relating to the value of prizes awarded at a bingo game. House: State Affairs Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 780 68-0 (1983) Author: Gandy, Charles Relating to the political subdivision entitled to impose a tax on the gross receipts from bingo. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 1275 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the regulation of bingo; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1467 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the definitions of fraternal organizations and religious societies in the Bingo Enabling Act. House: State Affairs Postponed
HB 2043 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the taxation of bingo. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
SB 691 68-0 (1983) Author: Sharp, John Relating to the taxation of the gross receipts from bingo. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 741 68-0 (1983) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Relating to the regulation of bingo; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 897 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to the authority of the comptroller to charge bingo licensees an audit or investigation fee. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1002 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the frequency of bingo games. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 1003 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to restrictions on bingo games under the Bingo Enabling Act. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 108 68-2 (1984) Author: Gamez, Joe Relating to an increase in the gross receipts tax imposed under the Bingo Enabling Act to fund public education. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 178 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the legalization of bingo games for charitable purposes. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 2190 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Bingo Enabling Act. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 27 67-0 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to legalization on a local option basis of bingo games for certain charitable purposes. Senate: State Affairs Postponed
HB 3 67-1 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the regulation and taxation of bingo games. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 29 67-1 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the regulation and taxation of bingo games. Senate: State Affairs Companion document considered in lieu
HJR 21 66-0 (1979) Author: Willis, Doyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize bingo games conducted by certain religious, veterans, fraternal, or volunteer fire department organizations. House: Constitutional Amendments Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 1200 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to legalization on a local option basis of bingo games for certain charitable purposes and to disposition of proceeds; changing criminal penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SJR 18 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize bingo games for charitable purposes on a local option election basis. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 350 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to regulation of certain lotteries and raffles. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HJR 24 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron Proposing an amendment to Article III, Section 47, of the Texas Constitution, to authorize the establishment of certain bingo games and raffles for the benefit of nonprofit organizations. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 54 65-0 (1977) Author: Bock II, Bennie Proposing an amendment to the Texas constitution to authorize the establishment of certain bingo games and raffles for the benefit of nonprofit charitable organizations. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 634 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the regulation of certain lotteries and raffles. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably
SJR 2 65-0 (1977) Author: Lombardino, Frank
Sponsor: Bock II, Bennie
To authorize the establishment of certain bingo games and raffles for the benefit of certain nonprofit or charitable organizations and to establish restriction on sale of tickets in lotteries or gift enterprises in other states. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: State Affairs
Failed of adoption
HB 1362 64-0 (1975) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to the regulation of certain lotteries and raffles. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HJR 86 64-0 (1975) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to authorizing the establishment of certain bingo games and raffles. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
SJR 8 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Amending Constitution to authorize establishment of certain bingo games and raffles. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
HJR 52 61-0 (1969) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize religious nonprofit organizations to conduct bingo games for charitable purposes.

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