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HB 589 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens; authorizing a fee; changing the eligibility for community supervision. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1918 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the discharge of mechanic's, contractor's, and materialman's liens. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3498 86-0 (2019) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
SB 845 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the discharge of mechanic's, contractor's, and materialman's liens. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3065 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens; authorizing a fee; changing the eligibility for community supervision. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1506 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens; authorizing a fee; changing the eligibility for community supervision. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3611 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the notice of default required under a deed of trust or other contract lien on real property. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 855 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a security services contractor's lien. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 991 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to imposing liens for labor and materials provided by interior designers. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3553 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 1281 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 346 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the award of costs and attorney's fees in certain proceedings concerning mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 456 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a security services contractor's lien. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1456 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the waiver and release of a mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's lien or payment bond claim and to the creation of a mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's lien for certain landscaping. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/12
HB 1860 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to waiver of priority for removables in certain mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's lien claims. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 539 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to the award of costs and attorney's fees in certain proceedings concerning mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1332 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the waiver and release of a mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's lien or payment bond claim. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
HB 669 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to liability arising out of the filing of a mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's lien. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3400 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to certain construction liens under the Texas Residential Construction Commission Act. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1532 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to certain construction liens under the Texas Residential Construction Commission Act. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 734 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to contingent payment clauses in certain construction contracts. House: Business & Industry Companion considered in lieu of in committee
SB 324 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to contingent payment clauses in certain construction contracts. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 650 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to prompt payment of contractors and subcontractors under a contract to improve real property. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 629 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to notice required for a mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's lien in certain circumstances. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1146 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to contingent payment clauses in certain construction contracts. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1444 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al. Relating to contingent payment clauses in certain construction contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
HB 541 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to contingent payment clauses in certain construction contracts. House: Business & Industry Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 256 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to contingent payment clauses in certain construction contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 551 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the priority of a construction lender's lien over a mechanic's lien. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2055 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to damages for liability actions in residential construction. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
SB 623 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to damages for liability actions in residential construction. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 1495 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, and materialman's liens. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2054 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, and materialmen's liens. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3352 76-0 (1999) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, and materialman's liens. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 1269 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, and materialman's liens. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1274 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to certain procedures involving retainage payments to real property construction subcontractors. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Withdrawn from calendar
HB 896 70-0 (1987) Author: Staniswalis, Chip Relating to the regulation and management of high-level radioactive waste. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 986 70-0 (1987) Author: Willy, John Relating to the period for giving notice of certain claims to general contractors. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1504 70-0 (1987) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the sale of real property under a power of sale conferred by a contract lien. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/88
HB 1964 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Alex
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the authority of a public housing authority to accept a contractor's letter of credit in lieu of a performance bond and payment bond. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2478 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the revision of Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code. House: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 378 69-0 (1985) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to the notices and affidavit required for perfecting a lien on certain contract funds retained by the owner of real property for work performed on the property. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1892 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to disclosure requirements of certain home improvement contracts. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1767 68-0 (1983) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to contractors' bonds and subcontractors' liens for certain public contracts. House: Business & Commerce Coauthor authorized
HB 2084 67-0 (1981) Author: Pierce, George Relating to liens on oil and mineral property. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 17 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to a performance bond by a contractor or builder who secures a lien on a homestead improvements, repairs, or additions to the homestead; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Reported from subcommittee unfavorably
HB 18 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to contracts creating a liens on homesteads for labor and materials used in constructing improvements on the homestead. House: Business & Industry Scheduled for future calendar placement
HJR 107 66-0 (1979) Author: Salinas, Froy Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit certain liens for work and material used for improvements on a homestead. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SJR 50 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit certain liens for work materials used for improvements on a homestead. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1087 62-0 (1971) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to laborer's, contractor's, and materialman's liens.
SB 85 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to the filing of a performance bond by a contractor or builder who makes improvements, repairs, or additions to a homestead and who secures a lien on the homestead; providing a penalty.
HB 812 58-0 (1963) Author: Stollenwerck, Henry Relating to providing that those persons entitled to a lien hereunder may have said lien to secure an amount whom they are in privity of contract could claim.
SB 107 57-0 (1961) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to liens for persons, firms, lumber dealers or corporations, artisans, laborers, mechanics, subcontractors who labor, specially fabricate material or furnish labor or material for certain construction or repair works; creating liens to support payment; fixing the effective date of this Act and prescribing the contracts to which it applies and the contracts which shall continue to be governed by the law heretofore applicable.
HB 344 56-0 (1959) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt | et. al. Relating to the requirement of performance and payment bonds by public contractors and claims and liens thereunder for materials and labor.
SB 183 56-0 (1959) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to the requirement of performance and payment bonds by public contractors and claims and liens thereunder for materials and labor.
HB 123 55-0 (1957) Author: Strickland, Robert L. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to liens of mechanics, laborers, contractors, and materialmen.
SB 91 55-0 (1957) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to liens of mechanics, laborers, contractors, and materialmen; pertaining to the manner of fixing and securing liens, the rights of parties, and defining the rights, duties, obligations and liabilities of parties affected thereby.
HB 448 54-0 (1955) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to liens of mechanics, contractors, and materialmen, so as to extend the definition of the word "improvement" to include application of chemicals to trees, crops or range land.
HB 521 54-0 (1955) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to liens in connection with oil and mineral developments and operations; changing the period for filing of statements with the county clerk by journeymen, day laborers, and other persons from three months to six months after the indebtedness accrues.
SB 189 53-0 (1953) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to amending Statutes so as to provide six (6) months instead of four (4) as the filing time limit for original contractors, prescribe information to be contained in affidavit for lien, and provide for conclusive presumption of furnishing under a single contract under certain circumstances.
HB 511 52-0 (1951) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to define the word "improvement" as used in said Article to include grubbing out of domestic orchards, replacing trees, pruning, cultivating, and caring for orchard trees.
HB 462 41-0 (1929) Author: Hardy, Bailey Whitson Relating to liens in connection with oil wells, mines, etc.
HB 478 41-0 (1929) Author: Purl, George Clark Relating to providing more adequate and better regulations and provisions in connection with bonds where a person or persons, firm or corporation enter into a formal contract with this State, or its counties, or school districts, or any other subdivision thereof, or any municipality therein, for the construction of any public building, or the prosecution and completion of any public work.
SB 153 41-2 (1929) Author: Gainer, Charles Salter Relating to filing bond on presentation of certain claims.
HB 191 39-0 (1925) Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green | et. al. Relating to creating a lien in favor of any person, firm or corporation who may furnish any material, apparatus, fixtures, machinery or labor to contractors who contract for public improvements. House: State Affairs
SB 123 39-0 (1925) Author: Davis, John Relating to creating a lien in favor of any person, firm or corporation who may furnish any material, apparatus, fixtures, machinery or labor, to contractors who contract for public improvements. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
HB 83 35-0 (1917) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to amending law relating to laborers' and mechanics' liens.
HB 137 34-0 (1915) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman Relating to amending certain laws providing for builder's and materialmen's and laborer's liens for entire amount of value of labor and material.
HB 140 34-0 (1915) Author: Calhoun, Benjamin A. Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to builder's and materialmen's and laborer's liens for entire amount of value of material and labor.
SB 79 34-0 (1915) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to materialmen's and laborers' liens on buildings, etc.
HB 438 33-0 (1913) Author: Haxthausen, Sr., August (Von) | et. al. Relating to protecting materialmen, artisans, mechanics, and laborers for material furnished or labor performed on any buildings, improvements, fixtures or articles whatsoever.
SB 284 24-0 (1895) Relating to the liens of mechanics, contractors, sub-contractors, builders, laborers, and material men.
HB 47 22-1 (1892) Relating to providing for the speedy and efficient enforcement of the liens of mechanics, contractors, sub-contractors, builders, laborers, and material men.
SB 55 21-0 (1889) Relating to providing for the speedy and efficient enforcement of the liens of mechanics, contractors, subcontractors, builders, laborers, and material men.
HB 85 19-0 (1885) Relating to amending certain articles of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, relating to mechanics', contractors', builders' and material mens' liens.

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