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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  CONSERVATION OF WILDLIFE ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HJR 61 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Calendars
SJR 22 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 629 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1015 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the regulation of big cats and nonhuman primates; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1116 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the creation of the Texas Native Seed Competitive Grant Program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1460 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the use of land and water for wildlife management. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1998 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3509 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to endangered species habitat conservation and to the creation of a board to oversee and guide the state's coordinated response to federal actions regarding endangered species. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HJR 113 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the right to hunt and fish in accordance with state law. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism No action taken in committee
SB 468 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to endangered species habitat conservation. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1395 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1627 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the regulation of big cats and nonhuman primates; providing penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1736 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
HB 36 83-1 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to a moratorium on development of land located near the state's largest Mexican free-tailed bat population. Filed
HB 604 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain land used for wildlife management under a conservation easement. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/08
HB 1472 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the annexation of land for which property taxes are imposed based on the land's value for agricultural or wildlife management purposes or timber production. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 133 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain land used for wildlife management under a conservation easement. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1668 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to license, stamp, tag, and permit provisions administered by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2052 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the establishment of regional habitat conservation plans by political subdivisions of this state. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2305 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to the annexation of land for which property taxes are imposed based on the land's value for agricultural or wildlife management purposes. House: Land & Resource Management Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2555 79-0 (2005) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the humane dispatch of certain game animals and game birds. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3146 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the establishment of a land conservation program and land conservation council in the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
SB 1455 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the establishment of regional habitat conservation plans by political subdivisions of this state. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1678 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the powers of the Lower Colorado River Authority to adopt and implement certain environmental conservation measures. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2244 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
SB 305 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 430 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prepare and implement a regional habitat conservation plan or habitat conservation plan or to enter into a conservation agreement. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2461 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the issuance of certain specially designed license plates by the Texas Department of Transportation and to the fund created in connection with the issuance of certain specially designed license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HCR 23 76-0 (1999) Author: Clark, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Requesting the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to consider the economic impact of the double-crested cormorant on sport fishing. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 1272 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prepare and implement a regional habitat conservation plan or habitat conservation plan or to enter into a conservation agreement. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1 68-0 (1983) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to hunting and fishing and to the conservation of wildlife resources in all counties; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 492 68-0 (1983) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the Matagorda Island State Park and Wildlife Management Area. House: Environmental Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1064 68-0 (1983) Author: Agnich, Fred
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the establishment and use of the special nongame and endangered species conservation fund. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 94 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Agnich, Fred
Relating to hunting and fishing and to the conservation of wildlife resources in all counties; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 626 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wyatt, Jr., Joe
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of properties dedicated to the preservation of wildlife and the conservation of wildlife areas owned by nonprofit organizations devoted to such purposes; placing certain conditions for eligibility for the exemption on a nonprofit corporation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
90 Day Bill
SB 259 62-0 (1971) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to the leasing of certain areas to the National Audubon Society for the purpose of propagating, protecting, and conserving birds and bird life.
HB 1108 59-0 (1965) Author: Garrison, Donald E. "Don" | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code to clarify language and to exclude from the unprotected list of birds certain rare, uncommon, beneficial or nondestructive species.
HB 21 54-0 (1955) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the leasing of certain areas to the National Audubon Society for the purpose of propagating, protecting and conserving birds and bird life.
SB 12 42-1 (1931) Author: Gainer, Charles Salter Relating to conserving and protecting for the use of the public buffaloes in Texas, making it unlawful for any person to kill, sell or transport the same except under certain conditions, and providing for a method of condemning the same by a State, Game, Fish & Oyster Commission, in order that buffaloes may be conserved and protected against destruction.
HB 457 36-0 (1919) Author: Scott, S. M. Relating to preserving, propagating, and protecting all the wild game, wild birds, wild fowl of the State, to provide adequate penalties for the unlawful taking, slaughter, storage, sale, purchase or shipment thereof, to provide for the appointment of Deputy Game Commissioners and fixing their salaries, to define the duties and powers of Game, Fish and Oyster Commissioner and his deputies; to provide for the issuance of Hunting Licenses and prescribe penalties for hunting without a license.
HB 574 22-0 (1891) Relating to protecting certain birds and their eggs, prescribing penalties.

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