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HB 15 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 135 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to reporting by political subdivisions regarding the receipt or expenditure of federal funds. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 405 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to municipal reimbursement of compensation paid by the Texas Department of Transportation for the removal of certain signs due to road construction. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 532 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue debt to purchase or lease tangible personal property. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 738 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to certain information included with ballot propositions for elections to authorize state and local general obligation bonds. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 739 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 902 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the use by certain municipalities of hotel occupancy tax revenue to improve or expand certain airports. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 911 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation on the use of municipal impact fees for roadway facilities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1144 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to voter approval of a proposed ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1146 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1147 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1295 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by business entities contracting with governmental entities and state agencies; authorizing a civil penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 1310 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to requirements for providing information regarding the issuance of certain proposed bonds by certain political subdivisions. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 1316 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to expenditures for lobbying activities made by a recipient of state money. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1356 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the notice of intention to issue certificates of obligation. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1494 85-0 (2017) Author: Morrison, Geanie W.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1529 85-0 (2017) Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1557 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to requirements for new or increased municipal fees. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1578 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1610 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by business entities contracting with governmental entities or state agencies. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 1647 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the definition of eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1680 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1694 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1759 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the authority of an independent school district to contract with a county for the design, improvement, or construction of an instructional facility or stadium or other athletic facility. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1763 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to annual reports by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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 1853 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to certain projects. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HB 1896 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the application of and use of revenue from hotel occupancy taxes imposed by municipalities and counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1930 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to financial accounting and reporting requirements for this state and political subdivisions of this state. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2000 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the creation of a fund to assist local governments with the acquisition of voting system equipment. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2171 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to notice to affected local taxing entities of certain claims for overpayment of sales or use taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2185 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2356 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 2362 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to creating a fund to provide grants to certain local entities in areas of the state affected by decreased oil and gas production for economic development and diversification projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2423 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to federal bankruptcy for home rule municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
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 2503 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the use of sales tax revenue collected under certain contracts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2526 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2538 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the use of certain tax revenue by certain municipalities and the authority of those municipalities to pledge that revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel and convention center projects. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2794 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 3030 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to a fiscal note statement regarding increased costs to counties and municipalities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3046 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to combined municipal sales tax ballot propositions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3077 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to impose certain taxes to finance certain venue projects. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3082 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the investment training requirement for certain local government officers. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 3212 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the disposition of fines collected by a county or municipality from the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3280 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to an annual report submitted to the comptroller by a municipality that imposes certain hotel occupancy taxes. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HB 3320 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James Relating to financial accounting and reporting requirements for this state and political subdivisions of this state. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3336 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3443 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to imposing a local tax on the sale or lease of a new luxury motor vehicle in certain areas. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3478 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the issuance of and the requirements for obtaining certain driver's licenses or identification certificates; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3524 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the prioritization of public transportation funding for areas disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3575 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use certain tax revenue for certain projects and to pledge that revenue for the payment of obligations related to those projects. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
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 3626 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the definition of eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means 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 3794 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the definition of eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3834 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to municipal infrastructure costs. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3838 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the definition of eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3895 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the application for and loans from the Texas military value revolving loan account. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
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 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 4173 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the portion of the municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue collected in certain cities that can be utilized to promote the arts. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HJR 61 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state or a municipality or county to donate certain property to the United States to promote border crossing security or international bridge trade corridors, to issue public securities to finance the acquisition or construction of that property, and to use public money to make certain payments related to public-private partnerships. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 73 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 151 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to voter approval of obligations for certain municipal liabilities to a public pension fund. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 200 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Relating to public access to boundary, financial, and tax rate information of certain political subdivisions. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 201 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 295 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 386 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the use of federal funds by political subdivisions for payment of the political subdivision's debt obligations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 387 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the use of certain unspent bond proceeds and voter approval of certain political subdivision actions, including the issuance of certain bonds and the use of certain unspent bond proceeds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 440 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the use by certain municipalities of hotel occupancy tax revenue to improve or expand certain airports. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 446 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the acceptance or expenditure of federal funds by a political subdivision. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 460 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 553 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the notice of intention to issue certificates of obligation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 641 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to periodic zero-based budgeting for certain political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 729 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 737 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to requirements for new or increased municipal fees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 753 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to financial accounting and reporting requirements for this state and political subdivisions of this state. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
SB 797 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 800 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of an independent school district to contract with a county for the design, improvement, or construction of an instructional facility or stadium or other athletic facility. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 832 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 942 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
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 1164 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to adopt fees that generate substantial revenue. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1221 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Gina
Relating to an annual report submitted to the comptroller by a municipality that imposes certain hotel occupancy taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1354 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1365 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Reynolds, Ron
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1442 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1462 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the creation and operation of certain local health care provider participation programs. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1545 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the definition of eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1611 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to requiring an election for the issuance of certain certificates of obligation by a municipality or county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1702 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the requirements for filing an annual financial statement by a municipality. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1703 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the requirements for filing an annual financial statement by a municipality. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1716 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to expenditures for lobbying activities made by a recipient of state money. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 1821 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
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 2136 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of a matching grant program for community development in certain municipalities and counties. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 2146 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the application of and use of revenue from hotel occupancy taxes imposed by municipalities and counties. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 2166 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Keough, Mark
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenues in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 2199 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the powers and duties of a county or municipality to impose taxes on behalf of a navigation district. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 32 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Government Reform, Select
Postponed
HB 74 85-1 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 111 85-1 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 180 85-1 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to public access to boundary, financial, and tax rate information of certain political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 206 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to a limit on local government expenditures. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 301 85-1 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the substitution of a local sales and use tax for property taxes imposed by certain local governments; authorizing the imposition of a tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 366 85-1 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 393 85-1 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a municipality. Filed
HJR 31 85-1 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate unfunded costs and requirements on a municipality, county, or school district. House: State Affairs Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 34 85-1 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 18 85-1 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to a limit on local government expenditures. Senate: Government Reform, Select Postponed
SB 63 85-1 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. Filed
SJR 8 85-1 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county. Co-author authorized
HB 114 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 156 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the use of proceeds of bonds sold and delivered by a home-rule municipality for a specific purpose. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 157 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the rates of sales and use taxes imposed by municipalities; authorizing an increase or decrease in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1148 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the investment training requirement for certain municipal officers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1182 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to ballot propositions authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1228 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to municipal public securities to provide for or loan or grant public money for the provision of water conservation infrastructure; providing a criminal penalty. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1295 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the disclosure of research, research sponsors, and interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1564 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the establishment of judicial donation trust funds to assist needy children and families appearing before justice and municipal courts. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1585 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1647 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to voter information provided by political subdivisions before an election to authorize the issuance of bonds. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1745 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the funding and issuing of marriage licenses and certifications and the recognition of certain marriages. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1750 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a prohibition on the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by local governments. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1957 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the definition of urban transit district. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1964 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Relating to certain convention center hotel projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2389 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the use of sales tax revenue collected under certain contracts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2398 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to court jurisdiction and procedures relating to truancy; establishing judicial donation trust funds; providing criminal penalties; imposing a court cost. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2420 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to certain employees by certain new businesses located in small municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2487 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the authority of an independent school district to contract with a municipality for the design, improvement, or construction of an instructional facility, stadium, or other athletic facility. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2538 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al. Relating to the designation of certain customer bill payment assistance program costs as an expense of operation that is a first lien against revenue securing certain public securities or obligations in certain municipalities. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2945 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the use of the juvenile case manager fund. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2961 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a city. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3041 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly Relating to posting certain fiscal analysis documents of counties and municipalities on the Internet. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 3113 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. House: Ways & Means Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 3344 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue debt to purchase or lease tangible personal property. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3408 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to posting certain municipal financial information on the Internet. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3493 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
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 3606 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to reporting requirements for receipt or expenditure of federal funds by political subdivisions that receive federal funds. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
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 3654 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the fiscal transparency of political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
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 3808 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to financial assistance to local governmental entities affected by the realignment of defense jobs or facilities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3984 84-0 (2015) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation on the use of municipal impact fees for roadway facilities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4080 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to optional annuity increases for certain retirees and beneficiaries of the Texas Municipal Retirement System. House: Pensions Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 3488 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1295. Reported enrolled
SB 102 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to ballot propositions authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 103 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by local governments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 309 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Relating to public access to boundary, financial, and tax rate information of certain political subdivisions. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 399 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 503 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to financial assistance to local governmental entities affected by the realignment of defense jobs or facilities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 573 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 597 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the definition of an eligible central municipality for purposes of the municipal hotel occupancy tax. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 619 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 673 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the funding and issuing of marriage licenses and certifications and the recognition of certain marriages. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
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 697 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the definition of urban transit district. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 794 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue debt to purchase or lease tangible personal property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 810 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the authority of an independent school district to contract with a municipality for the design, improvement, or construction of an instructional facility, stadium, or other athletic facility. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 852 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1000 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the use of sales tax revenue collected under certain contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 1013 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to periodic zero-based budgeting for certain political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1042 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to fiscal transparency and accountability of certain political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1316 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1592 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the designation of certain customer bill payment assistance program costs as an expense of operation that is a first lien against revenue securing certain public securities or obligations in certain municipalities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1692 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the establishment of a limit on the maximum ad valorem tax rate of a county or municipality for a tax year based on inflation and the rate of population growth. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 1064 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 1295. Reported enrolled
HB 253 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 811 83-0 (2013) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the disposition of fines for traffic violations collected by certain municipalities and counties. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 961 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a city. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1321 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to election procedures for the authorization of certain debt by political subdivisions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1511 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the rates of sales and use taxes imposed by municipalities; authorizing an increase or decrease in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1603 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the use of certain tax revenue to enhance and upgrade convention center facilities, multipurpose arenas, multiuse facilities, and related infrastructure in certain municipalities. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1655 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the expiration of the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1662 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the use of local hotel occupancy tax revenue to conduct an audit. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1724 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the statute of limitations on municipal and county hotel occupancy taxes and interest on delinquent payments of municipal hotel occupancy taxes and to the use of revenue from those taxes by certain municipalities to audit taxpayers. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1794 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1983 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the fiscal transparency of certain entities responsible for public money. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2105 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to municipally owned utility systems; authorizing the imposition of fees by a utility board of trustees. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2176 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to procedures and requirements for the issuance of certificates of obligation. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2272 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to ballot language for an election to approve and finance a municipal or county venue project. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2575 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3042 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the allocation of state hotel occupancy tax revenue to certain municipalities for cleaning and maintenance of and erosion control for public beaches. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3043 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to increasing the maximum rate at which certain municipalities may impose a hotel occupancy tax and to the use of revenue from that tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3112 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the public notice required to be provided by certain taxing units before adopting an ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3151 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to required disclosures on a municipal bond election ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3416 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on the issuance of capital appreciation bonds by local governments. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3488 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to financial accounting and reporting of pension benefits for employees of this state and political subdivisions of this state. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 3589 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the use of tax increment financing by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3642 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the addition of certain municipalities to the territory of a regional transportation authority. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3777 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to local government approval of private activity bonds issued by housing finance corporations. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3778 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to requiring state approval of bonds issued by housing finance corporations. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 102 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district and to voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 169 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to ballot language for an election to approve and finance a municipal or county venue project. House: Elections
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 449 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 475 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Justin
Relating to the expiration of the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 656 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Button, Angie | et. al.
Relating to providing transparency in the budget adoption process of municipalities and counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Open Government
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 748 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the use of certain tax revenue to enhance and upgrade convention center facilities, multipurpose arenas, venues, and related infrastructure in certain municipalities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 843 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Relating to public access to boundary, financial, and tax rate information of certain political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Open Government
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 967 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to retain certain fees. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1138 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the rate of the municipal hotel occupancy tax in certain municipalities and the use of revenue from that tax. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1143 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the allocation of state hotel occupancy tax revenue to certain municipalities for cleaning and maintenance of and erosion control for public beaches. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1276 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes in certain municipalities. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1461 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to addition of certain municipalities to the territory of a regional transportation authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1510 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the public notice required to be provided by certain taxing units before adopting an ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 1649 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to procedures and requirements for the issuance of certificates of obligation. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1651 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1703 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities and counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1817 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to municipally owned utility systems. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SJR 38 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the state infrastructure fund and board to provide financial assistance for certain projects related to economic development infrastructure and for the transfer to the fund of money from the economic stabilization fund; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 54 83-1 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions. Filed
HB 83 83-1 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions. Filed
HB 360 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the imposition, increase, or reduction of a tax or the issuance of bonds. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 654 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to a report regarding the municipality or county of origin of certain tax revenue collected by the comptroller. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 782 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to a requirement that certain bond issuers obtain an appraisal of property that is to be purchased with bond proceeds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 831 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities to borrow money for a public hospital. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 904 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to court costs imposed on conviction and deposited to the municipal court building security fund. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1022 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1040 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the validation of the creation of, and certain acts related to, a venue project, and the dissolution of certain venue districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1055 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a fee by certain municipalities for the management and preservation of historical municipal records. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1058 82-0 (2011) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to contract with another entity to collect certain assessments levied by the municipality or county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1153 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to public access to financial and tax rate information of political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1261 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to court costs imposed on conviction and deposited to the municipal court technology fund. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1315 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1400 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1434 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to contributions to the retirement systems for certain police officers in certain municipalities. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1690 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade sports facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1900 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1985 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the collection of criminal and civil court costs, fees, and fines by a municipality or county and to notice to the Department of Public Safety regarding payment of an administrative fee by certain persons denied renewal of a driver's license. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2048 82-0 (2011) Author: Lyne, Lanham
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the collection and enforcement of state and local hotel occupancy taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2215 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the requirements of a municipal budget that raises more property taxes than in the previous year's budget. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2290 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to a searchable database for the bonds and other debt obligations issued by local governmental entities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2456 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2552 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the regulation of certain businesses using sanitary sewer services of certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2553 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to revenue sharing agreements between certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2860 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2943 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to property taxing entities' bond and debt reporting requirements to the Bond Review Board. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2952 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin | et. al. Relating to municipal, county, and school district and other special district budgets. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3076 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the rate of the hotel occupancy tax in certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3082 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the location of certain mobile voting stations. House: Elections Postponed
HB 3465 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the period for which a school district's participation in certain tax increment financing reinvestment zones may be taken into account in determining the total taxable value of property in the school district. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3508 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the definition of a convention center facility and to the pledge for bonds. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3773 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the duties of the comptroller of public accounts to audit the Office of Court Administration's Collection Improvement Program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 56 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on local governments. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HR 2518 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1087. Reported enrolled
SB 412 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to payment of costs of improvements of a public improvement district designated by a municipality or county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 422 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to contract with another entity to collect certain assessments levied by the municipality or county. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 494 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities to borrow money for a public hospital. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 540 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to a study of the fiscal impact of adjusting the amount of the ad valorem tax exemption to which disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of disabled veterans and certain members of the armed forces are entitled. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 714 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 760 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the term and renewal of interlocal contracts. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
SB 977 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Torres, Raul
Relating to the imposition, use, rebate, and refund of certain taxes related to certain hotel business revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1087 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to state-issued certificates of franchise authority to provide cable service and video service. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1285 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Strama, Mark
Relating to contributions to the retirement systems for certain police officers in certain municipalities. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1286 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the funding of retirement systems for firefighters in certain municipalities. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1677 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to court costs imposed on conviction and deposited to the municipal court building security fund. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1678 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to court costs imposed on conviction and deposited to the municipal court technology fund. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1692 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to municipal and county budgets on the Internet. House: County Affairs
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective on 9/1/11
SJR 17 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements upon certain local governments. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SJR 26 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to allow cities or counties to enter into interlocal contracts with other cities or counties without the imposition of a tax or the provision of a sinking fund. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
SR 1206 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1087. Reported enrolled
HB 347 81-0 (2009) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to the establishment of railroad quiet zones outside the boundaries of certain municipalities. Filed
HB 403 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the capital improvements that a local government may finance with an impact fee. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 752 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to enter into an agreement with a school district to dedicate revenue from a tax increment fund to the district for the acquisition, construction, or reconstruction of an educational facility. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1264 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the establishment of railroad quiet zones outside the boundaries of certain municipalities. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1377 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the procedure for reallocating local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1439 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to the use of county and municipal bond proceeds for toll projects. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1702 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the posting on the comptroller's Internet website certain information related to bonds issued by local governments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1720 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the use of public funds by a political subdivision for political advertising or communications that contain false information relating to a ballot measure; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
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 1844 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the procedure for reallocating local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1894 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the deadline for reallocating local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2085 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to finance a convention center hotel in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2252 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to grants for local areas adversely affected by a reduction in defense-related activity. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2268 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities or payment of fees and dues of a state association or organization. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2336 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to municipal investment of public funds received from the management and development of mineral rights. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2375 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue for certain transportation systems. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2433 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the powers of certain freight rail districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2624 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the allocation of revenue from the state hotel tax for certain purposes in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2891 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to a fee charged by a municipality for a copy of public records. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3184 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the imposition or increase of a tax or the issuance of bonds. House: Elections Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3425 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3896 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality or the commissioners court of a county to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 4077 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to administration of the municipal sales and use tax; providing a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4078 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the administration of the municipal sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4130 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating municipal and county financing of the acquisition of buffer areas or open spaces adjacent to a military installation for certain purposes. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4274 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the sale of certain goods and services by a political subdivision. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4301 81-0 (2009) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to the availability of certain county, municipal, and school district financial information on certain Internet websites. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4360 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to revenue sources for certain venue projects. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 4574 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to administration of the municipal sales and use tax; providing a criminal penalty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4661 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the rate of the municipal hotel occupancy tax in certain municipalities and to the use of certain revenue from the tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HJR 132 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the financing, including through tax increment financing, of the acquisition by municipalities and counties of buffer areas or open spaces adjacent to a military installation for certain purposes. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: S/C on Base Realignment and Closure
Filed with the Secretary of State
HR 1085 81-0 (2009) Author: Mallory Caraway, Barbara Urging Congress to enact legislation facilitating the ability of cities to access appropriate financing for critically needed municipal projects. House: Urban Affairs Reported enrolled
HR 1138 81-0 (2009) Author: Mallory Caraway, Barbara Urging U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to implement a plan that will allow cities affected by the credit crisis to access traditional market interest rates for bonds. House: Urban Affairs Reported enrolled
SB 252 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the authority of a municipality with a population of less than 10,000 to enter into an agreement with an owner of real property in or adjacent to an area in the municipality that has been approved for funding under certain revitalization or redevelopment programs to prohibit ad valorem tax increases on the owner's property for a limited period. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 316 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to the establishment of railroad quiet zones outside the boundaries of certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 430 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to higher education facilities as authorized projects in a public improvement district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 851 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the reallocation of local sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 894 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to municipal investment of public funds received from the management and development of mineral rights. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1207 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to finance a convention center hotel in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1282 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the powers of certain freight rail districts. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1294 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the deadline for reallocating local sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1619 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Relating to the applicability of certain municipal home-rule charter provisions on actions relating to the issuance of public securities by a home-rule municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1642 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue for certain transportation systems. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1753 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the procedure for reallocating local sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1959 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the allocation of revenue from the state hotel tax for certain purposes in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 2174 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to enter into an agreement with a school district to dedicate revenue from a tax increment fund to the district for the acquisition, construction, or reconstruction of an educational facility. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
HB 147 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the deferral of an administrative penalty imposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality against certain utilities and districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 573 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to providing street lights in a subdivision in the unincorporated area of certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 730 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the notice of a municipality's or county's intention to issue certificates of obligation. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1456 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the requirements for filing an annual financial statement by a municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1458 80-0 (2007) Author: Macias, Nathan Relating to the allocation of revenue from the state hotel tax for certain purposes in certain municipalities. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1753 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for fees and dues of a state association or organization. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1771 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the capital improvements that a local government may finance with an impact fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1835 80-0 (2007) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to restrictions on the imposition of permit fees by political subdivisions. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 1959 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to disposition of state traffic fines. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 2323 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to imposing a civil penalty on a political subdivision that spends the proceeds of an impact fee for a purpose other than the purpose for which the fee was imposed. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2365 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to financial accounting and reporting for this state and political subdivisions of this state. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2387 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the investment of funds held by a local government for the purpose of paying certain postemployment benefits. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2485 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to county accounting procedures regarding certain audits, debts, and records. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2632 80-0 (2007) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to the use of county and municipality bond proceeds for toll projects. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2822 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the use of public funds by a political subdivision for communications that contain false information relating to a ballot measure; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2945 80-0 (2007) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to authorizing a method for certain municipalities to compensate a person for the removal of an on-premise sign as required by the municipality. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3003 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the investment of public funds in ways that benefit the state and local economies and to the selection of local financial institutions for the deposit of public funds. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 3004 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the investment of public funds, including making investments in ways that benefit the state and local economies, and to the selection of local financial institutions for the deposit of public funds. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 3195 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the requirements of a municipal or county budget that raises more property taxes than in the previous year's budget. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3298 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to exempting municipalities and special districts from certain unfunded state mandates. House: Government Reform
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3427 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to the issuance of bonds by a municipality for certain improvements on the state highway system; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Transportation Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3497 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to economic impact studies and other financial issues affecting municipalities and counties that attempt to recruit or retain special events. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3506 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the authority of a municipality to enter into contracts without competitive bidding; making conforming changes. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3539 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to interest rate management agreements related to financing certain public improvements. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 3546 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to make a loan to the board of directors of a tax increment financing reinvestment zone for deposit in the tax increment fund for the zone. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3620 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to revenue collected from certain traffic penalties by municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3722 80-0 (2007) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to pass-through financing and the creation and operation of the transportation reinvestment fund. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3833 80-0 (2007) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to annexation by a municipality of area designated as a public improvement district by a county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 53 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding limitations on taxation and expenditures by the state government and local governments. House: Appropriations Left pending in subcommittee
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 595 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the allocation of revenue from the state hotel tax to clean and maintain rivers in certain municipalities located in counties in a park and recreation district. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1102 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to financial accounting and reporting for this state and political subdivisions of this state. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1106 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to county accounting procedures regarding certain audits, debts, and records. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1264 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to make a loan to the board of directors of a tax increment financing reinvestment zone for deposit in the tax increment fund for the zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1266 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to pass-through financing and the designation and operation of transportation reinvestment zones. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1425 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to economic impact studies and other financial issues affecting municipalities and counties that attempt to recruit or retain special events. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Economic Development
SB 1536 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: White Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the issuance of bonds by a municipality for certain improvements on the state highway system; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1704 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to exempting expenditures for advertising from certain competitive bidding requirements for municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1765 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Martinez Fischer, Trey
Relating to the authority of a municipality to enter into contracts without competitive bidding; making conforming changes. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1844 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to allowing an issuer of certificates of obligation to delegate the authority to effect the sale of the certificates. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1889 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of sales tax revenue to pay or secure certain municipal public securities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 1944 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for fees and dues of a state association or organization. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 733 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the date on which an election on the issuance of bonds or the imposition or increase of taxes must be held. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 777 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to the allocation of revenue from the state hotel tax for certain purposes in certain municipalities located in counties in a park and recreation district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 918 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the authority of a municipality to establish economic development programs in certain areas. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1188 79-0 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to tax increment financing. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 1210 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the amount spent by a political subdivision on a project supported by bonds approved at an election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1211 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to the use of proceeds of political subdivision bonds approved at an election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1265 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to restrictions on the issuance of public securities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1698 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the authority of certain municipal electric utilities to invest funds held in a decommissioning trust. House: Regulated Industries Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1894 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the definition of a primary job with respect to a project that may be undertaken by a development corporation. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2076 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the use of revenue generated by municipally owned electric utilities. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 2133 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the use of an administrative penalty imposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality against a municipally owned utility to ameliorate the violation for which the penalty was imposed. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2650 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to local government participation in the financing of turnpike projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2864 79-0 (2005) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to the use of sales tax revenue to pay or secure certain municipal public securities. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3157 79-0 (2005) Author: Noriega, Melissa Relating to the requirements for filing an annual financial statement by a municipality. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3448 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the collection of street lighting service fees by a county or by certain public or private entities contracting with a county. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3450 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the deposit of municipal sales and use taxes into a tax increment fund. House: Local Government Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
SB 583 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of a municipality to establish economic development programs in certain areas. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 771 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to tax increment financing. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 923 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the definition of a primary job with respect to a project that may be undertaken by a development corporation. Senate: Business & Commerce Refer to s/c on Emrg Tech & Econ Dev by Pres
SB 1198 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the determination of the portion of the tax increment produced by a municipality that the municipality is required to pay into the tax increment fund for a reinvestment zone. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1199 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the deposit of municipal sales and use taxes into a tax increment fund. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1440 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Luna, Vilma
Relating to the use of sales tax revenue to pay or secure certain municipal public securities. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1463 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to combined municipal sales tax ballot propositions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1464 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to funds to be used for nuclear decommissioning purposes by electric utilities. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1639 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a project that may be undertaken by a certain development corporation in connection with the promotion or development of new or expanded business enterprises. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1742 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to authorizing certain nature centers to charge admission fees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SJR 44 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing authorization for a county to issue bonds or notes to finance the development or redevelopment of an unproductive, underdeveloped, or blighted area within the county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SB 41 79-1 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of sales tax revenue to pay or secure certain municipal public securities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
HB 53 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to an increase in the cigarette tax and the distribution of that increase to counties and municipalities for police, sheriff, and fire services. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 397 78-0 (2003) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the procedure for the issuance by a municipality or county of certain certificates of obligation. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 865 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to providing revenue from the gasoline tax to municipalities and counties for constructing and maintaining roads. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 917 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the authority of counties and municipalities to incur debt to participate in erosion response projects undertaken by the General Land Office. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 939 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Local Government Ways and Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1089 78-0 (2003) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose and use utility fees for certain disabled access improvements. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 1098 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose and use utility fees for certain disabled access improvements. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 1150 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the financing of certain local water, conservation, and open-space projects in accordance with the law governing sports and community venue projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1564 78-0 (2003) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the use of municipal funds for the acquisition of land or acquisition, construction, expansion, or renovation of facilities for an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1827 78-0 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to the allocation of revenue from the state hotel tax for certain purposes in certain municipalities located in counties in a park and recreation district. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2391 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the eligibility of certain areas of a municipality or county to participate in certain economic development programs. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2480 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to an increase in taxes on alcoholic beverages and the distribution of that increase to certain municipalities for use in urban renewal projects. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2611 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Bill Relating to excepting an audit working paper of a municipal auditor from required disclosure under the public information law. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2889 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to issue bonds, notes, or warrants to finance the acquisition, construction, operation, or repair of certain health and recreational facilities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3075 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to local agreements to allow certain development corporations and taxing units to invest in and receive tax revenues from certain regional economic development projects. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3551 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the authority of a municipality to use commercial paper instead of certificates of obligation. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
SB 592 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to the location of a jail or related facility operated jointly by a municipality and a county. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1016 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the financing of certain local water, conservation, and open-space projects in accordance with the law governing sports and community venue projects. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1221 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose and use utility fees for certain disabled access improvements. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1581 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Keffer, Bill
Relating to excepting an audit working paper of a county auditor or a municipal auditor from required disclosure under the public information law. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1651 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the use of development corporations to improve local telecommunications infrastructure. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Economic Development
HB 374 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the assessment of court costs for certain offenses to finance child health and safety programs in municipalities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 483 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the removal from the statutes of certain antiquated or unnecessary words referring to incapacitated persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 782 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the ability of a development corporation to receive funding from a municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 925 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al. Relating to the use of development corporations to improve local telecommunications infrastructure. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1022 77-0 (2001) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the recording of expenditures of revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1032 77-0 (2001) Author: Shields, John Relating to the purposes for which certain municipalities may use revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1215 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the use of development corporations to improve local telecommunications infrastructure. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1285 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to providing information to a municipality on sales and use taxes paid to the municipality. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1337 77-0 (2001) Author: Green, Rick Relating to the frequency of municipal bond elections. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1385 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to security for public securities issued by governmental entities. House: Financial Institutions Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1486 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny Relating to reviews by the comptroller or the state auditor of contracts involving state money. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1815 77-0 (2001) Author: Green, Rick Relating to the frequency of municipal bond elections. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1886 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to municipal hotel occupancy taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1912 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose and use utility fees for certain disabled access improvements. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Record vote
HB 1914 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the issuance and sale of and security and payment for public securities. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 1992 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to permitting a municipality to consider financing alternatives submitted in competitive bids. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2083 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the use of certain revenue by certain municipalities that have territory within the boundaries of certain airports. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2123 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the reimbursement of expenses incurred by certain airports for providing municipal services within the boundaries of a municipality. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2140 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to municipal tax rate adjustments to compensate for unfunded state and federal mandates. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2161 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to local revenue sources for transportation projects. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
HB 2185 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to fees collected by a county tax assessor-collector for processing certain payments by credit card. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2329 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the use of local counsel in connection with public securities issued by a governmental entity. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 2343 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to authorizing counties to recover certain transaction fees for fines and other charges paid by credit card. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2486 77-0 (2001) Author: Clark, Ron | et. al. Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of municipalities; providing penalties. House: Urban Affairs Record vote
HB 2596 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the use of development corporations to improve local telecommunications infrastructure. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
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 2682 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to dedicate tax revenue from certain reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2823 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to a pilot program to administer a local crime victims' compensation program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2842 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to reinvestment zones and tax increment financing under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 2957 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to authorized investments for certain public money. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 480 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the use of development corporations to improve local telecommunications infrastructure. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations No action taken in committee
SB 528 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the recording of expenditures of revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 565 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to security for public securities issued by governmental entities. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 569 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Relating to the use of certain revenue by, and other rights and responsibilities of, certain municipalities that have territory within the boundaries of certain airports. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1044 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to the ability of a development corporation to receive funding from a municipality. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1103 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to create an industrial development district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1171 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to authorizing counties to recover certain transaction fees for fines and other charges paid by credit card. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1204 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to an interim committee on revenue sources for local transportation infrastructure. Senate: Administration No action taken in committee
SB 1228 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to the reimbursement of expenses incurred by certain airports for providing municipal services within the boundaries of a municipality. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to s/c by chair
SB 1244 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to providing information to a municipality on sales and use taxes paid to the municipality. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1564 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to the funding of emergency medical services by municipalities with a population of 5,000 or more in counties with a population of less than 60,000. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1759 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the issuance and sale of and security and payment for public securities. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 352 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the limit on fines collected by municipalities for traffic violations. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 507 76-0 (1999) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the assessment of court costs for certain offenses to finance child health and safety programs in municipalities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1116 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the purposes for which certain municipalities may use revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 1177 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to permissible uses of courthouse security fund and municipal court building security fund. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 1542 76-0 (1999) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to purchasing requirements for school districts and junior college districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1655 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Vilma | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the rate and allocation of the hotel occupancy tax in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1761 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the treatment of certain contracts for purposes of determining the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1785 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the sales and use tax imposed by certain rapid transit authorities. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 2151 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to immunity from liability of a member of the board of directors of a public facility corporation. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2380 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to ad valorem tax revenues collected by the assessor-collector of certain counties and to interest on those revenues. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2466 76-0 (1999) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to the expenditure of revenue and interest derived from the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2766 76-0 (1999) Author: Moreno, Joe Relating to the powers of municipalities that have created certain reinvestment zones. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3157 76-0 (1999) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to public securities, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3224 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the issuance of public securities by or on behalf of the state and political subdivisions. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 3388 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the enforcement of traffic laws on private roads by certain general-law municipalities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3422 76-0 (1999) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the sharing of revenue among a municipality and other municipalities that jointly operate an airport in the territory of the municipality. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3611 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose a tax on certain mixed alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3851 76-0 (1999) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose a sales and use tax to retire the debt of a municipal power agency created by the municipalities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 233 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of a certification program for criminal court cost and fee collection programs and to the percentage of certain criminal court costs and fees retained by a county or municipality. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 683 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities and counties to impose a sales and use tax to fund venue projects. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
SB 824 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Moreno, Joe
Relating to the powers of municipalities that have created certain reinvestment zones. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 935 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the purposes for which certain municipalities may use revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Scheduled for formal meeting on . . . .
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 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 1090 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the treatment of certain contracts for purposes of determining the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1166 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Shields, John
Relating to the purposes for which certain municipalities may use revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1370 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to public securities, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties. Senate: Administration Printing rule suspended
SB 1480 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the sharing of revenue among a municipality and other municipalities that jointly operate an airport in the territory of the municipality. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1508 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Luna, Vilma
Relating to the rate and allocation of the hotel occupancy tax in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1603 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Ramsay, Tom
Relating to the receipt and expenditure of revenue derived from the municipal hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1818 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the sales and use tax in certain metropolitan transit authorities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
SB 1876 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: Christian, Wayne
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose a sales and use tax to retire the debt of a municipal power agency created by the municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1921 75-0 (1997) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to the creation of municipal development districts; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2692 75-0 (1997) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the method of bidding for certain contracts related to community development programs. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2799 75-0 (1997) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to investment practices of governmental entities. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2986 75-0 (1997) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the transfer of certain unclaimed property to the treasurer of certain political subdivisions; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
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 3320 75-0 (1997) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the use of local funds for state parks. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3477 75-0 (1997) Author: Moffat, Nancy | et. al. Relating to information to be filed pertaining to certain bonds issued by and installment sale obligations of, municipalities with a population of less than 500. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
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 269 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to the waiver or alternate use of municipal impact fees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 314 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to providing certain entities relief from the local share requirement of a program providing state or federal matching funds. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 315 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the creation of a state match pool to provide the local share requirement for a program offering federal matching funds. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 397 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Torres, Gerard
Relating to the qualifications for an investment officer of a regional planning commission, council of government, or similar regional planning agency. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 721 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to the issuance of certificates of obligation for the payment of a municipality's contractual interests in certain utilities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 142 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the identification and legislative review of unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Tagged in committee
HB 375 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Renato
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to billing for an assessment by certain municipalities for expenses incurred in relation to certain neglected property. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 609 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 731 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the investment of funds of a local government or an institution of higher education. House: Pensions and Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 839 74-0 (1995) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to imposing a limitation on the amount of special expenses that certain municipalities may retain from amounts collected in certain court proceedings. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 840 74-0 (1995) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the enforcement of the limitation on the amount that certain municipalities may retain from amounts collected for traffic violations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1947 74-0 (1995) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to the amount of debt a local government may incur. House: Financial Institutions Considered in Calendars
HB 2388 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the authority of municipalities to secure obligations with the revenues from impact fees and permitting municipalities to pledge impact fees as security for obligations. House: Financial Institutions Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2409 74-0 (1995) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2696 74-0 (1995) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the ability of a municipality to participate in a federal program for which local matching funds are required. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2969 74-0 (1995) Author: McCoulskey, Huey
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the acquisition and disposition of land and facilities by certain municipalities and to the issuance of municipal bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2995 74-0 (1995) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to certain public funds investment pools. House: Pensions and Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
SB 536 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to providing certain entities relief from the local share requirement of a program providing state or federal matching funds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 537 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the creation of a state match pool to provide the local share requirement for a program offering federal matching funds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1329 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the use of impact fees by a municipality. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1335 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the waiver of, moratorium on, or alternate use of municipal impact fees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1405 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the investment of funds of a local government or an institution of higher education. Senate: State Affairs Tabled in committee
SB 1532 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to short term obligations for a unit of government. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1550 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the acquisition and sale of land and facilities by a municipality; authorizing the issuance of municipal bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Withdrawn from intent calendar
SJR 8 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for state funding of new legislative mandates on local governments. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 44 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to requiring state funding of legislative mandates on local governments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 358 73-0 (1993) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the use of certificates of obligation issued by a municipality for purposes related to a public calamity. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 384 73-0 (1993) Author: Campbell, Ben
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the authority of a municipality to adopt an additional sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 684 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the fiscal year of general-law municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 695 73-0 (1993) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to the issuance of anticipation notes by counties and municipalities. House: Investments & Banking Laid on the table subject to call
HB 696 73-0 (1993) Author: Marchant, Ken
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to depositories and investment securities for local governments. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1273 73-0 (1993) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the issuance of obligations and the execution of credit agreements by certain governmental entities. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1289 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the allocation of collected county taxes to municipalities in certain counties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1306 73-0 (1993) Author: Lewis, Ron | et. al. Relating to the itemization of certain pollution control expenditures in municipal budgets. House: Environmental Regulation Considered in Calendars
HB 1745 73-0 (1993) Author: Blackwood, Bill
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the financing and use of certain property by a municipality or county. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1821 73-0 (1993) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the investment of the funds of a local government or an institution of higher education. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2717 73-0 (1993) Author: Heflin, Talmadge | et. al. Relating to the amount of debt a municipality, county, or school district may incur. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 2868 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the establishment of fiscal years in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 63 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Marchant, Ken
Relating to the issuance of anticipation notes by counties and municipalities. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 302 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to depositories for municipal funds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 450 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to authorized investment of the state and certain units of local government. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 578 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the authority of a municipality to adopt an additional sales and use tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1082 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the issuance of obligations and the execution of credit agreements by certain governmental entities. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1177 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to performance audit reviews of certain municipalities by the comptroller. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1271 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to the establishment of an intercept program to increase the credit rating of certain local government debt and authorizing the comptroller of public accounts to withhold local government funds to pay such obligations under certain circumstances. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1368 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the itemization of certain pollution control expenditures in municipal budgets. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1445 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the establishment of fiscal years in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1501 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the validation of governmental acts and proceedings concerning the issuance of bonds by certain municipal park boards of trustees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Withdrawn from intent calendar
SJR 15 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for state funding of new legislative mandates on local governments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 163 72-0 (1991) Author: Culberson, John Relating to public notice of information regarding the revenue, financial condition, and budget of certain political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in subcommittee
HB 412 72-0 (1991) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the disposition by certain municipalities of fines collected for certain traffic law violations. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 760 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the allocation of collected county taxes to municipalities in certain counties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 901 72-0 (1991) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Relating to the creation of a development corporation by certain cities and to the levy of a municipal sales and use tax for the corporation. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 989 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Renato | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to the repayment of certain municipal bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1572 72-0 (1991) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to depositories for municipal funds. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1714 72-0 (1991) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to the issuance of anticipation notes by counties and municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
SB 313 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the minimum voter turnout required for an election on the issuance of county or municipal bonds. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
SB 376 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to the creation of a development corporation by certain cities and to the levy of a municipal sales and use tax for the corporation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 876 72-0 (1991) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Blackwood, Bill
Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to adopt an additional sales and use tax to reduce property taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1304 72-0 (1991) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the disposition by certain municipalities of fines collected for certain traffic law violations. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
SB 1361 72-0 (1991) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to the issuance of anticipation notes by counties and municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 52 72-1 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to depositories for municipal funds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 27 72-2 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to depositories for municipal funds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 7 72-4 (1992) Author: Henderson, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Edwards, Al | et. al.
Relating to the validation of government acts and proceedings regarding certain bond elections in municipalities with a population of more than 1.5 million. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
House passage as amended reported
HB 701 70-0 (1987) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the disposition of fees assessed for certain services performed by a peace officer and the amount and collection of certain other fees assessed by a county. House: Appropriations Referred to subcommittee
HB 1009 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to certain fees set by commissioners courts. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1011 70-0 (1987) Author: Millsap, Mike Relating to the imposition of fees to finance capital improvements by municipalities and certain special districts. House: Natural Resources Pending in committee
HB 1602 70-0 (1987) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to payment in lieu of taxes by certain utilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1665 70-0 (1987) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to depositories for state and local funds. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 1793 70-0 (1987) Author: McWilliams, Jim Relating to protection of a municipality from losses on investments of municipal funds. House: Urban Affairs Pending in committee
HR 538 70-0 (1987) Author: Hammond, Bill Requesting the House Committee on Financial Institutions to study expanding the investment options of local governments and institutions of higher education.
HB 47 70-2 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the financing of budgeted expenditures and needs of taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 146 70-2 (1987) Author: Ceverha, Bill
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Providing procedures for certain cities and counties for the authorization and issuance of bonds and other obligations and to provide and finance correctional facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 40 70-2 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to the levy of a maintenance and operation tax for the operation of the ports and harbors of certain cities; providing for the preparation and adoption of budgets for the ports and harbors of certain cities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
SB 96 70-2 (1987) Author: McFarland, Bob Providing procedures for certain cities and counties to provide and finance correctional facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Left as pending business in comm.
HB 111 69-0 (1985) Author: Lee, Don Relating to the disposition of fees collected for deposit in the criminal justice planning fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1250 69-0 (1985) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the imposition and rate of local sales and use taxes by certain cities and counties for general services, reduction of property taxes, and transportation purposes; providing for transportation departments in certain cities; providing for the payment of and creation of bonded indebtedness; and providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably with substitute
HB 2010 69-0 (1985) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to requiring a public hearing on the budget of cities and towns. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2393 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the issuance of certificates of obligation by certain cities. House: Urban Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 2478 69-0 (1985) Author: Lee, Don
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the validation of notes and deeds of trust issued to finance municipal airport improvements. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 350 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Wallace III, Ralph
Relating to the issuance of bonds, including the issuance of bonds in book-entry form, by or on behalf of governmental entities and the validity of certain liens and pledges; preserving the exemption of anticipated sales and use taxes from a pledge or lien. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 802 69-0 (1985) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Luna III, Albert
Relating to the taking of competitive bids and the issuance of certificates of obligation by cities and counties; providing certain definitions and penalties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1282 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Price, Albert
Relating to the issuance of bonds by certain cities to pay current expenses; providing for the levy of a tax to pay the principal of and interest thereon; containing other provisions pertaining to the subject; and declaring an emergency. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 194 68-0 (1983) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to the authorization of a city or town to contract and levy assessments for the relocation or replacement of sanitation sewer laterals on private property. House: Urban Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 310 68-0 (1983) Author: Valles, Robert "Bob"
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the expenditure of the proceeds from airport revenue bonds by certain cities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 432 68-0 (1983) Author: Buchanan, J. W. Relating to the issuance of certificates of indebtedness by general-law cities and towns to fund certain court judgments. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 661 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to local government compensation for required removal of outdoor advertising. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 910 68-0 (1983) Author: Jones, Arves Relating to the expenditure of the proceeds from airport revenue bonds by certain cities. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1189 68-0 (1983) Author: Khoury, Rollin
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the validation of bonds, certificates of obligation, warrants, notes, or other evidences of debt by an incorporated city in connection with the aquisition of a waterworks system. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1268 68-0 (1983) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to disposition of fines for speeding offenses in certain municipalities. House: Law Enforcement Postponed
HB 1777 68-0 (1983) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the formation and administration of municipally created reinvestment zones that qualify for tax increment financing. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1826 68-0 (1983) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the use of municipal funds to influence legislation. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Committee on Urban Affairs
HB 2084 68-0 (1983) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the collection and disposition of hotel occupancy taxes by certain cities. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 2153 68-0 (1983) Author: Luna III, Albert
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the issuance of warrants or notes by certain cities and towns to pay their current expenses. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 2434 68-0 (1983) Author: Moreno, Alex
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the validation of notes, refunding bonds, and other acts and proceedings of certain cities and towns. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 263 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to state reimbursement of cities for the costs the cities incur in providing certain services to the state. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 358 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Buchanan, J. W.
Relating to the issuance of certificates of indebtedness by general-law cities and towns to fund certain court judgments, decrees, or settlements. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 595 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Wright, Brad
Relating to the authorization of a city or town to contract and levy assessments for the relocation or replacement of sanitation sewer laterals on private property, to certain notice requirements, and to certain payment procedures. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
SB 854 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the use of municipal funds to influence legislation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1052 68-0 (1983) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to the designation of local units of government in certain major metropolitan areas as the local unit of government responsible for local-level planning, management, and operation of block grants. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1167 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Relating to authorizing the issuance of short term obligations by certain cities, river authorities, navigation districts, joint power agencies, and certain transit authorities and the use of funds generated; prescribing the terms and conditions under which such obligations may be issued and delivered and the status of such obligations; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1203 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the administration and disbursement of federal community development block grant funds to certain cities and counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1428 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to validation of notes, refunding bonds, and other acts and proceedings of certain cities and towns. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken
HB 391 67-0 (1981) Author: Thompson, Gary
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to intergovernmental efficiency and coordination in grant and contract management. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 687 67-0 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to increasing payments to local governments from the mixed beverage tax clearance fund and the expenditure by local governments of money received from the fund. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to Committee on Liquor Regulation
HB 854 67-0 (1981) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the use of municipal funds to influence legislation. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1031 67-0 (1981) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to the authority of certain cities and counties to authorize certificates of obligation for the purchase of buildings. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 1088 67-0 (1981) Author: Pierce, George Relating to the refunding of certain bonds and other obligations of cities, towns, and villages. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1670 67-0 (1981) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the requirement of counties, cities and towns to file copies of their budgets with the State Comptroller. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2144 67-0 (1981) Author: Luna III, Albert
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to issuance by certain cities of current expense warrants. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HJR 55 67-0 (1981) Author: Wolens, Steven Proposing a constitutional amendment to grant the legislature the power to authorize cities and towns to undertake and finance certain improvements in areas in need of rehabilitation or development. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 61 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit use of public funds and credit for payment of premiums of certain insurance companies authorized to do business in Texas. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 566 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to state payments to reimburse municipalities for the expenses of providing certain services to state facilities. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 585 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Pierce, George
To amend Chapter 10 of Title 28, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended, by adding Article 1113b, to permit a municipality to keep certain accounts and records on other than a cash basis to the extent permitted or required by generally accepted accounting principles. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 609 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Pierce, George
Relating to the refunding of certain bonds and other obligations of cities, towns, and villages. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 858 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Lewis, Gibson
Relating to the requirement of counties, cities and towns to file copies of their budgets with the State Comptroller. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 917 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to voter approval of the issuance of bonds or other evidences of indebtedness by a unit of government. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1106 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Authorizing certain cities to establish, acquire, construct, improve, or operate cultural facilities and related parking facilities; authorizing such cities to issue revenue bonds to provide all or part of the funds to provide such cultural facilities and parking facilities in order to accomplish the purposes of this Act; containing provisions relating to the issuance of such bonds, their terms, and conditions; providing the characteristics of the bonds and for their eligibility for investments and security for deposits of public funds; authorizing the governing body of certain cities to pledge a portion, no to exceed 1-1/2 percent, of their existing mixed beverage tax revenues for the purpose provided for herein; containing other provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1110 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the expenditure of certain cities of proceeds from airport revenue bonds without the necessity of competitive bids and performance and payment bonds, providing for severability, and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken
SB 1154 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the investment, deposit and withdrawl of local governmental funds. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 1234 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Authorizing certain counties to establish certain kinds of public facilities, to levy a hotel occupancy tax, and to issue bonds related thereto. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1237 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the authority of certain cities and counties to undertake and finance public improvements and facilities and to impose a hotel occupancy tax; providing for authorized uses of revenues derived from tax imposed; validating orders levying taxes and bonds issued. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1241 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to repeal of the act that authorizes certain cities and counties to issue certificates of obligation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1263 67-0 (1981) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to current expense warrants; containing other provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1268 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the management of public funds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken
SJR 39 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to voter approval of local government debt. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SJR 44 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution authorizing the legislature to permit cities and towns to provide property tax relief for certain property located in unproductive areas. Senate: Finance No action taken
HB 228 66-0 (1979) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" An act defining the term "eligible city" as any city or town in this state, including home rule cities, whose corporate limits are within a distance of fifteen (15) miles from a river between the state of Texas and the republic of Mexico, authorizing each eligible city to acquire, purchase, construct, improve, enlarge, equip, operate, and maintain any toll bridge or bridges or parts thereof, buildings, structures, activities, operations, or other facilities, for any public purpose; authorizing each eligible city to issue revenue bonds for public purposes; providing the terms, condition, payment, and security of said revenue bonds, and liens, pledges, and encumbrances in connection therewith; providing for refunding bonds; enacting other provisions relating to the subject; prescribing a severability provision. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 653 66-0 (1979) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the issuance of municipal bonds for multiple public improvements. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 913 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to annual municipal financial statements. House: Employment Practices Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1176 66-0 (1979) Author: Caraway, Bill
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Authorizing a city, county, school district, conservation and reclamation district, hospital organization, and any other political subdivision of the State of Texas to enter into contracts for the use, acquisition, or purchase of property. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1367 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Luther Relating to the use of municipal funds by an incorporated city or town to influence legislation. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1387 66-0 (1979) Author: Browder, Jim
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to disposition of fines collected for certain traffic law violations. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1455 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Forrest
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to refunding bonds, and providing alternate and additional authority, procedures, and methods to governmental entities for issuing and selling refunding bonds and/or making deposits in connection with paying or redeeming revenue obligations so as to cause the discharge and final payment or redemption of revenue obligations with or without the issuance of refunding bonds. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1629 66-0 (1979) Author: Whitehead, Emmett Relating to local regulation of drug paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1646 66-0 (1979) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the issuance of certain revenue bonds by cities and towns located on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, or any channel, canal, bay or inlet connected therewith, having a population of more than 5,000 inhabitants. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1647 66-0 (1979) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to the rights, powers, authority, privileges, and functions of cities and towns on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico or connecting waters regarding harbor, wharf, dock, and port facilities; containing other provisions relating to the subject. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2100 66-0 (1979) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Relating to the expenditure of the proceeds of airport revenue bonds in certain cities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2144 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance An Act Relating to the power of certain cities to provide funds to any mortgage lender for the purpose of enabling such mortgage lender to provide funds to finance or refinance the acquisition, construction, or rehabilitation of residential property for dwelling units to be occupied by one or more persons of low and moderate income within the corporate limits of the eligible city; providing for the issuance of revenue bonds for such purposes; providing for the power to promulgate regulations relative to the provision of said funds; providing for the approval and registration of said bonds; providing that this act shall be cumulative; providing that this act shall be severable; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 67 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Allee, Henry E.
Relating to the time, place, and notice of county and municipal bond elections. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 253 66-0 (1979) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to issuance of certificates of obligation, competitive bidding requirements for issuers of certificates of obligation, and the validation of previously authorized certificates of obligation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 388 66-0 (1979) Author: Harris, O.H. Further authorizing cities and towns to make pledges of revenues to the payment of revenue bonds issued pursuant to existing law; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 718 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Garcia, A. C. "Tony"
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities regarding the acquisition, construction, operation, and financing of international toll bridges and related facilities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 814 66-0 (1979) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the validation of proceedings authorizing the issuance of certificates of obligation; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 827 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to authorization of incorporated cities to issue voted but unissued bonds of certain conservation and reclamation districts which have been abolished by cities; adding municipal utility districts as a certain district embraced by this Act; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 962 66-0 (1979) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to expenditure of proceeds of certain airport revenue bonds, validating certain provisions previously made for such expenditures, containing other matters relating to the subject and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 999 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Relating to the issuance of certain revenue bonds by certain cities and towns located on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico or any channel, canal, bay, or inlet connected therewith, having a population of more than 5,000 inhabitants; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 1100 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to refunding bonds, by providing alternate and additional authority, procedures, and methods for issuing and selling refunding bonds, and/or making deposits in connection with paying or redeeming revenue obligations so as to cause the discharge and final payment or redemption of revenue obligations with or without the issuance of refunding bonds; enacting other provisions relating to the subject, and declaring an emergency. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 1110 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to the power of certain cities to provide funds to any mortgage lenders for the purpose of enabling such mortgage lender to provide funds to finance or refinance the acquisition, construction, or rehabilitation of residential property for dwelling units to be occupied by one or more persons of low and moderate income within the corporate limits of the eligible city. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1111 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Authorizing certain cities to issue bonds in lieu of voted but unissued bonds of certain municipal utility districts annexed and abolished by such cities; providing for the manner of issuing, selling, approving, and registering such bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1211 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Hall, W. N. "Billy"
Relating to the undertaking and financing of certain municipal public works or improvements in areas in need of rehabilitation. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 416 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Luther
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the time period within which a county of municipal bond election must be held after the election is called. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1387 65-0 (1977) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to state payments to cities and towns for certain purposes. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1549 65-0 (1977) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Relating to the authority of certain cities to undertake and finance certain improvements. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Assigned to Consent Calendar
HB 1550 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Walt
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Relating to refunding certain bonds and other obligations of cities, towns, and villages. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days
HB 1600 65-0 (1977) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to paying for contractual obligations by cities and counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1738 65-0 (1977) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to use of municipal funds by an incorporated city or town to influence legislation. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1802 65-0 (1977) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to investments of the sinking fund of a county, city, town or school district. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1959 65-0 (1977) Author: Hill, Gerald An act to provide express statutory authority for political subdivisions to finance, construct, complete, acquire or operate facilities jointly, prescribing the manner for treatment of the cost thereof and the payment of contractual obligations; validating certain existing agreements, providing a severance clause, and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1960 65-0 (1977) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the use of the proceeds from revenue bonds issued by certain cities to construct plant facilities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Withdrawn from calendar
HB 2068 65-0 (1977) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the auditing of records and accounts of all cities, towns, and villages in this state, and the preparation and filing of financial statements; delcaring such financial statements to be a public record; providing for severability. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HJR 65 65-0 (1977) Author: Craddick, Tom Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide the legislature with the power to authorize counties, cities, or towns to issue revenue bonds for industrial or rural development purposes. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 75 65-0 (1977) Author: Garcia, Matt Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to provide the legislature with the power to authorize counties, cities, and towns to issue industrial revenue bonds. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 86 65-0 (1977) Author: Bush, Bob Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to grant the Legislature the power to authorize cities and towns to issue bonds to finance the redevelopment of certain blighted downtown areas. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 92 65-0 (1977) Author: Salinas, Froy Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to permit public funds and/or credit to be used for the payment of premiums on non-assessable insuarance contracts from mutual isurance companies authorized to do business in Texas. House: Constitutional Amendments Assigned to Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SB 687 65-0 (1977) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to use of municipal funds by an incorporated city or town to influence legislation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 741 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Olson, Jr., Lyndon
Relating to the establishment of a system to assess and publicize the fiscal effects of certain local government actions. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 846 65-0 (1977) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Garcia, A. C. "Tony"
Relating to the authority of certain cities to undertake and finance certain improvments and providing procedures therefor. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 1046 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Hill, Gerald
Relating to the use of proceeds from revenue bonds issued by certain cities to construct electric plant facilities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
90 Day Bill
SB 1103 65-0 (1977) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Torres, Ruben M.
Redefining the term "issuer"; providing for severability. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Economic Development
90 Day Bill
SJR 44 65-0 (1977) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Bush, Bob
To grant the legislature the power to authorize cities and towns to issue bonds to finance redevelopment of certain blighted areas. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 3 65-2 (1978) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to voter approval of local government debt. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 367 64-0 (1975) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the issuance of airport revenue bonds by cities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 413 64-0 (1975) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Kothmann, Glenn
Validating certain municipal special assessments and reassessments and related certificates of special assessment. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 526 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to the power of certain cities to acquire, construct, improve and equip any property for purposes of treating and conveying waste. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 622 64-0 (1975) Author: Wilson, John Relating to acquisition of certain rights of way by counties and cities and reimbursement by the highway department. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Failed to pass
HB 625 64-0 (1975) Author: Torres, Ruben M. Relating to including all cities, towns, and villages under the provisions of Chapter 63, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965, as amended (Article 1269j-4.1, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), authorizing the construction of city facilities, issuance of revenue bonds, and impositions of a local hotel occupancy act. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 645 64-0 (1975) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the power of certain cities to construct, acquire, improve, and operate farmers' markets and to finance them through the issuance of revenue bonds. House: Agriculture & Livestock Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 826 64-0 (1975) Author: Hutchison, Ray Relating to a requirement of advertisement and public sale for obligations issued under the Clean Air Financing Act. House: Environmental Affairs Reported from committee with substitute
HB 830 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to power of certain cities to acquire, construct, improve, and equip any property for park purposes. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 1071 64-0 (1975) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the promotion, development, and financing of new and expanded health facilities for the providing of medical care, public health, and medical research, including training and teaching, by cities, counties, hospital districts, hospital authorities, and other public health authorities of the State of Texas. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1627 64-0 (1975) Author: Kaster, James J. Relating to the auditing of records and accounts of all cities, towns and villages in this State, and the preparation and filing of financial statements; declaring such financial statements to be a public record. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1829 64-0 (1975) Author: McBee, Susan Gurley Validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, certificates of obligation and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including Home-Rule cities) or towns; validating, ratifying, confirming and approving refunding bonds issued for the purpose of refunding certificates of obligation and all proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions and other instruments relating to the issuance of refunding bonds for such purposes of counties, cities (including Home-Rule cities) and towns; providing that this Act shall not apply to any contract, certificate of obligation or to any refunding bond proceedings, governmental acts, orders, resolutions or other instruments, or bonds executed or issued by any county with a population in excess of three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000), according to the last preceding Federal Census, or any contract, certificate of obligation, or any refunding bond proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions or other instruments, or bonds, the validity of which is now involved in litigation if the question is ultimately determined against the validity thereof; providing a savings clause. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1831 64-0 (1975) Author: Tanner, Jr., Perry A Validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including Home-Rule cities) or towns; validating, ratifying, confirming and approving refunding bonds issued for the purpose of refunding time warrants and all proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions and other instruments relating to the issuance of refunding bonds for such purposes of counties, cities (including Home-Rule cities) and towns; providing that this Act shall not apply to any contract, scrip warrants, time warrants or to any refunding bond proceedings, governmental acts, orders, resolutions or other instruments, or bonds executed or issued by any county with a population in excess of three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000), according to the last preceding Federal Census, or any contract, scrip warrant, time warrant, or any refunding bond proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions or other instruments, or bonds, the validity of which is now involved in litigation if the question is ultimately determined against the validity thereof; providing a savings clause. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1869 64-0 (1975) Author: Olson, Jr., Lyndon Relating to uniform system of accounting; counties, hospital districts and certain cities; quarterly reports; providing an effective date. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 1944 64-0 (1975) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to certain refunding bonds to be issued by certain cities, towns, and villages, including home-rule cities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 2049 64-0 (1975) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to expenditure of public monies for influencing legislation, directly or indirectly. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 2101 64-0 (1975) Author: Finney, Dave Relating to the issuance, refunding, and authorization procedure for bonds by any city, hospital district, and hospital authority. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 161 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, O.H. Allowing agencies of the state, counties, cities, towns, and villages of the state to receive funds of taxes paid on motor fuel, diesel, and liquified gas used in motor vehicles owned or leased by the state or a county, city, town, or village and used exclusively in performing the public functions of the agency of the county, city, town, or village. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 202 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Bryant, John W.
Relating to exempting certain cities, counties, and hospital districts from establishing a uniform system of accounting and record maintenance in connection with expenditures of welfare assistance. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 298 64-0 (1975) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Korioth, A.J. "Al"
Relating to including all cities, towns, and villages under the provisions of Chapter 63, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965, as amended, authorizing the construction of city facilities, issuance of revenue bonds, and imposition of a local hotel occupancy tax. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 454 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Amending Chapter 53 of the Texas Education Code by adding Section 53.47 so as to establish procedures for the issuance of bonds for the purchase of certain student loan notes. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 503 64-0 (1975) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to state support of local bicentennial projects. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 643 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Harris, Ed
Relating to the issuance and sale of certain bonds by coastal cities of more than 5,000 population. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 942 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to issuance, refunding, and authorization procedure for bonds by any city, hospital district, and hospital authority. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 1086 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Tanner, Jr., Perry A
Validating, ratifying, confirming, and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities, including home-rule cities, or towns; validating, ratifying, confirming, and approving refunding bonds issued for the purpose of refunding time warrants and all proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions, and other instruments relating to the issuance of refunding bonds for such purposes of counties, cities, including home-rule cities and towns; providing that this Act shall not apply to any contract, scrip warrants, time warrants, or to any refunding bond proceedings, governmental acts, orders, resolutions, or other instruments, or bonds executed or issued by any county with a population in excess of 350,000, accoridng to the last preceding federal census, or any contract, scrip warrant, time warrant, or any refunding bond proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions, or other instruments, or bonds, the validity of which is now involved in litigation if the question is ultimately determined against the validity thereof. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SJR 45 64-0 (1975) Author: Traeger, John Amending Constitution to give Legislature power to authorize cities, counties, or other municipal corporations to lend credit or things of value for public purposes. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
HB 100 63-0 (1973) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Wolff, Nelson
Validating and legalizing all special assessments and reassessments for street improvements levied or purported to be levied by any and all cities in the state and validating the proceedings of the governing bodies of such cities levying or purporting to levy such assessments or reassessments; validating and legalizing all special assessments or reassessments levied or purported to be levied by all cities in the state for improvements to sanitary sewer systems within their limits or for improvements to water systems within their limits, either or both, against benefited properties and the owners thereof and validating the proceedings of the governing bodies of such cities levying or purporting to levy such assessments or reassessment; validating all assignable certificates of special assessments or reassessments; providing that nothing herein shall be constructed as validating or legalizing any assessment lien for street or highway improvements against any interest in property exempt at the time the street or highway improvements where ordered from the lien of special assessment for the local improvements against any interest in property exempt at the time the lien became effective from the lien of special assessment for local improvements under the Constitution of the State of Texas; providing non-litigation clauses; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HB 173 63-0 (1973) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt
Sponsor: McKinnon, Mike
Validating proceedings heretofore had by cities in Texas for the issuance of and the levy of a tax for bonds issued to acquire buildings and facilities for an upper level college; validating such bonds; authorizing such cities to complete the delivery of such bonds to the purchasers thereof and convey such buildings and facilities and the site or sites therefor without consideration to the State of Texas; authorizing the acceptance of such conveyance; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HB 318 63-0 (1973) Author: Baker, Andrew Z.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to the issuance of certain bonds by coastal cities of more than 5,000 population; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HB 364 63-0 (1973) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to the auditing and disclosure of financial statements and certain supplemental statements of certain units of local government and certain entities furnishing services for residents of, or supported wholly or partly by the funds of, certain units of local government; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 536 63-0 (1973) Author: Sanchez, Henry Defining the term "Issuer" to mean and include the State of Texas or any department, agency or instrumentality of the State or any county, municipal cooperation, taxing district or other political body, board, district or subdivision of the State having power to borrow money and issue bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness, and which has the power to issue refunding of bonds in lieu of outstanding obligations of the issuer; authorizing the governing body of any issuer to refund any interest bearing obligations and/or interest coupons appertaining thereto, issued by or on behalf of said issuer, by the issuance of refunding bonds; providing for the manner in which said refunding bonds may be issued and delivered, and for certain restrictions in connection therewith; providing for the approval of said refunding bonds by the Attorney General and their registration by the Comptroller of Public Accounts; providing for the sale of said refunding bonds for cash to provide the money required to pay, retire, or redeem, at or prior to maturity, the obligations being refunded; providing in connection with the sale of refunding bonds for the deposit of money or certain obligations of the United States of American with the State Treasurer of the State of Texas in an amount sufficient to provide for the payment, retirement, or redemptions of the obligations being refunded, and requiring the State Treasurer to use said deposits and the proceeds therefrom for such payment retirement, or redemption; providing that all such deposits, and the proceeds therefrom, shall be kept and held separate and apart in escrow, and in trust, charged with a first lien in favor of the holders of the obligations to be paid therefrom, and protecting said deposits, and the proceeds therefrom, by the State Treasurer's official bonds; providing in the alternative for making appropriate arrangements with the place of payment for such deposits and the payment, retirement, or redemption of the obligations being refunded; providing that, at the option of the Issuer, such obligations being refunded shall be discharged, and shall not be regarded as being outstanding, when the required deposits have been made hereunder, or, that the refunding bonds may be made subordinate to the obligations being refunded; providing that this Act shall be cumulative of all other laws on the subject, but shall prevail and control in the case of conflict with any other law; prescribing a severability provision. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 563 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the transmittal of city sales and use tax funds by the comptroller; providing for the deduction of costs; providing an effective date. House: Revenue & Taxation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 565 63-0 (1973) Author: Reyes, Ben T. Relating to the expenditure of money by an incorporated city or town to influence legislation. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 772 63-0 (1973) Author: Munson, Ben
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Validating election proceedings of certain home-rule cities with respect to issuance of revenue bonds for waterworks purposes; authorizing the issuance of such bonds payable from net revenues of the city's waterworks and sewer system, either or both; limiting the applicability of the Act; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HB 1111 63-0 (1973) Author: Hilliard, Bill
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Amending Chapter 63, 59th Legislature, Acts 1965, as amended, by making the Act applicable to all incorporated cities, including Home Rule Cities having a population of five thousand (5,000) or more according to the last preceding federal census; by amending the Act to authorize such city to establish, acquire, lease as lessee or lessor, purchase, construct, improve, enlarge, equip, repair, operate or maintain (any or all) public improvements such as golf courses, tennis courts and similar recreational facilities; and amending said Act to authorize such city to issue negotiable revenue bonds to provide all or part of the funds for the establishment, acquisition, purchase, construction, improvement, enlargement, equipment or repair (any or all) of public improvements such as golf courses, tennis courts and other similar recreational facilities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HB 1183 63-0 (1973) Author: Hutchison, Ray
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Authorizing counties and cities to issue revenue certificates of obligation. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HB 1211 63-0 (1973) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to encumbrance of city light, water, sewer, and natural gas systems, parks and swimming pools for the purpose of construction, improvement, extension and repair of such systems. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered in public hearing
HB 1212 63-0 (1973) Author: Maloney, Robert Defining the term "eligible city"; authorizing each city to issue revenue bonds for off-street and on-street parking or other related puposes; providing for the payment and security of said bonds, and liens, pledge of taxes to the payment of operation and maintenance expenses to the extent revenues are not available; providing for refunding bonds; enacting other provisions relating to the subject; prescribing a severability provision; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1411 63-0 (1973) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to the authority of cities and counties to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring property for industrial development purposes, and to lease such property; providing that the property is taxable. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Committee hearing date
HB 1472 63-0 (1973) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to the issuance of Certificates of Indebtedness by cities, as authorized for New Community plans adopted by city or town under federal act. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1499 63-0 (1973) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to the auditing of records and accounts of all cities, towns and villages in this State, and the preparation and filing of financial statements for public record; relating to the duties of the city treasurer in general law cities, to delete the requirement for the semi-annual statement; providing for severability. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Committee hearing date
HB 1526 63-0 (1973) Author: Barnhart, Ray A. Repealing Chapter 163, Acts of the 42nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1931, as amended (Article 2368a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); repealing Chapter 923, Acts of the 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1971, as amended (Article 2368.1, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1539 63-0 (1973) Author: Finney, Dave Validating certain treasury warrants heretofore authorized by certain cities pursuant to home rule charter for certain purposes therein permitted; and validating all ordinances and proceedings of the governing bodies of such cities pertaining to such treasury warrants; authorizing the consummation of the delivery by exchange or by sale of the treasury warrants herein validated; authorizing the refunding of the same; providing a no-litigation clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Committee hearing date
HB 1543 63-0 (1973) Author: Finney, Dave Relating to the total or partial financing of street beautification projects by the levying of special assessments against property in the area based on the benefit conferred by the projects; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Committee hearing date
HJR 8 63-0 (1973) Author: Cobb, L. Dean Proposing an amendment of the constitution of the State of Texas to give the legislature the power to authorize cities, towns, and counties to issue revenue bonds for industrial purposes. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 25 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, Ed Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide for certain counties and cities bordering on the Gulf of Mexico may issue bonds for construction of seawalls and breakwaters upon the vote of the majority of the resident property taxpayers voting in an election. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered in public hearing
SB 84 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to issuance of certain bonds by coastal cities of more than 5,000 population. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Laid on table subject to call
SB 183 63-0 (1973) Author: McKinnon, Mike Validating proceedings heretofore had by cities in Texas for the issuance of and the levy of a tax for bonds issued to acquire buildings and facilities for an upper-level college; validating such bonds; authorizing such cities to complete the delivery of such bonds to the purchasers thereof and convey such buildings and facilities and the site or sites therefor without consideration to the State of Texas; authorizing the acceptance of such conveyance. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably
SB 205 63-0 (1973) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Sanchez, Henry
Defining the term "issuer" to mean any city in the State of Texas which owns the water, sewer and electric utility systems serving such city and which had a population not exceeding 60,000 according to the last preceding census;...prescribing a severability provision. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 239 63-0 (1973) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Kubiak, Dan
Relating to the authority of incorporated cities and towns having a population of 5,000 or more to issue certain revenue bonds, to impose certain hotel occupancy taxes and to use other specified revenues for the construction, acquisition, furnishing and improvement of civic centers, buildings, museums, libraries and other civic related facilities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 303 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Maloney, Robert
Relating to the encumbrance of city light, water, sewer and natural gas systems, parks, and swimming pools for the purpose of acquisition, construction, improvement, extension, and repair of such systems and facilities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 651 63-0 (1973) Author: Andujar, Betty Validating certain treasury warrants heretofore authorized by certain cities pursuant to home rule charter for certain purposes therein permitted; and validating all ordinances and proceedings of the governing bodies of such cities pertaining to such treasury warrants; authorizing the consummation of the delivery by exchange or by sale of the treasury warrants herein validated; authorizing the refunding of the same; providing a no-litigation clause. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee hearing date
SB 702 63-0 (1973) Author: Meier, Bill Applicable to all incorporated cities, including home rule cities having a population of five thousand (5,000) or more according to the last preceding federal census; authorizing such city to establish, acquire, lease as lessee or lessor, purchase, construct, improve, enlarge, equip, repair, operate or maintain (and or all) public improvements, including golf courses, tennis courts and similar recreational facilities; authorizing such city to issue negotiable revenue bonds to provide all or part of the funds for such public improvements and facilities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 723 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the validation of certain revenue and tax bonds, notes, and warrants or cities and towns; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee hearing date
SB 751 63-0 (1973) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Relating to the issuance of Certificates of Indebtedness by cities, as authorized for New Community plans adopted by city or town under federal act. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 765 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack To be known as the Act for development of Health Resources of 1973, relating to the acquisition and operation of medical projects as defined in this Act and to the promotion of medical care, public health, and research, including training and teaching, by cities, counties, hospital districts, and public health authorities of the State of Texas; authorizing such entities to acquire certain properties, and to lease, soil, or convey said properties, for the promotion of public health and research and to enter into other contractual relationships, including operating contracts relating thereto; providing the procedures to be followed and making certain findings with respect to the need for such facilities; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds, refunding bonds and temporary bonds; prescribing the procedures for issuance of the bonds for their form and characteristics, for their use, and security and for their payment; providing that such bonds shall be tax free and be legal investments and eligible to secure public deposits; providing for the issuer to pay expense of relocation or alteration of any highway, railroad or public utility; denying facilities provide by this Act the defense of governmental immunity or immunity of charitable institutions; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Sent to Calendar Committee
SB 984 63-0 (1973) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
To authorize municipalities to implement community development programs with federal funds; defining terms; authorizing cities to acquire land for resale when necessary in community development; requiring correction of slum and blighted conditions prior to sale or as a conditions of sale; requiring deed restrictions consistent with defined community development programs; requiring adherence with laws governing municipal indebtedness; authorizing loans and grants of federal money for certain purposes and in certain circumstances; authorizing use of local funds for administrative purposes; providing severability. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Votes recorded
SJR 12 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Harris, Ed
Proposing an amendment of the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide that certain counties and cities bordering on the Gulf of Mexico may levy a tax to pay for bonds issued for the construction of sea walls and breakwaters upon the vote of the majority of the resident property taxpayers voting in an election. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by Governor
HB 99 62-0 (1971) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to creating a public agency of the State of Texas to be known as the State of Texas Municipal Bond Bank.
HB 226 62-0 (1971) Author: Kaster, James J.
Sponsor: Christie, Joe
Relating to authorizing incorporated cities of not more than 500,000 population according to the last preceding federal census to expend money, not exceeding one per cent of the city's general fund budget, for advertising the city and promoting its growth and development and providing for the creation and operation of a Citizens' Advisory Committee or City Board of Development.
HB 230 62-0 (1971) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to validating and legalizing all special assessments and reassessments for street improvements and the liens and liabilities created thereby heretofore levied as purported to be levied by any and all cities in this State.
HB 516 62-0 (1971) Author: Ligarde, Honore
Sponsor: Connally, Wayne
Relating to defining the term "eligible city" as any incorporated city which owns and operates any portion of a toll bridge over the Rio Grande River.
HB 745 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to authorizing the State to furnish technical assistance to local governments in regulating the physical development of unincorporated areas; requiring the submission of plans;authorizing the assumption of regulatory authority by the State; providing for reimbursement for expenses.
HB 792 62-0 (1971) Author: Bynum, Ben | et. al. Relating to defining the term "eligible city" as relates to insurance of revenue bonds for off-street and on-street parking purposes.
HB 931 62-0 (1971) Author: Lombardino, Frank | et. al. Relating to public financial disclosure of certain units of local government.
HB 1120 62-0 (1971) Author: Ward, J.E. Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants, and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including home rule cities)or towns.
HB 1266 62-0 (1971) Author: Foreman, Wilson Relating to an Act to be known as The Certificate of Obligation Act of 1971; providing for and regulating the authorization, issuance and delivery of such certificates by certain cities and counties for the payment of contractual obligations.
HB 1397 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to city depositories.
HB 1411 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to the authority of cities and counties and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for acquiring property for industrial development purposes, and to lease such property.
HB 1439 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to the authority of cities, counties, and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for the acquiring of property for industrial development purposes.
HB 1849 62-0 (1971)
HJR 81 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill Providing an amendment to give the Legislature the power to authorize cities and counties to issue revenue bonds for industrial development purposes.
SB 41 62-0 (1971) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to the minimum cash requirement in local funds for state financial assistance to a Regional Planning Commission.
SB 235 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Harris, Ed
Relating to home-rule cities, Park Boards of Trustees and Parks.
SB 451 62-0 (1971)
SB 607 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Foreman, Wilson
Relating to act to be known as the Certificate of Obligation Act of 1971, providing for and regulating the authorization, issuance and delivery of such certificates by certain cities and counties for the payment of contractual obligations.
SB 630 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to creating a public agency of the State of Texas to be known as the State of Texas Municipal Bond Bank, and prescribing its purposes.
SB 663 62-0 (1971) Author: Connally, Wayne Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming, and approving contracts, scrip warrants, and time warrant and refund bonds authorized by counties or cities (including home rule cities) or towns.
SB 803 62-0 (1971) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to the Act for Development of Employment, Industrial and Health Resources of 1971, relating to the promotion of industrial development, employment, public health and research by certain political subdivisions of the State of Texas.
SB 838 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray
Sponsor: Bigham, John R.
Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including Home Rule cities) or towns.
SB 956 62-0 (1971) Author: Creighton, Tom
Sponsor: Hull, Cordell
Relating to providing for the authorization and issuance, by any city or town which owns a sea life park and oceanarium, the same having been or being constructed, equipped and developed wholly or partly with the proceeds of duly voted general obligation park bonds, or Certificates of Indebtedness for the purpose of operating, maintaining, supplying, repairing or further developing any such park improvements and certain other public facilities.
SB 986 62-0 (1971) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to an Act to be known as the Act for development of employment, industrial and health resources of 1971 relating to the promotion of industrial development, employment, public health and research by certain political subdivisions of the State of Texas.
SB 1032 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph
Sponsor: Parker, Walt
Relating to providing for the authorization and issuance by any city or town which has by duly adopted resolution, order or ordinance approved or approved in principle a New Community plan in connection with a New Community Development project under the federal Urban Growth and New Community Development Act of 1970.
SJR 33 62-0 (1971) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" | et. al.
Sponsor: Moore, Aubry L.
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, to give the Legislature the power to authorize cities and towns to issue revenue bonds for industrial and rural development purposes.
SJR 42 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas; to provide that certain counties and cities bordering on the Gulf of Mexico may levy a tax to pay for bonds issued for the construction of sea walls and breakwaters upon the vote of the majority of the resident property owners voting in an election.
HB 39 62-4 (1972) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to authorizing each city, town, village, county or conservation district, including each river authority, to acquire, construct and improve or cause to be acquired, constructed and improved, air control facilities, acquire interest in land and enter into leases and other contracts with persons whereby such persons shall use and or acquire such air control facilities.
SB 52 62-4 (1972)
HB 2 61-0 (1969) Author: Moyer, J. Hudson Relating to the allowable interest rate on airport revenue bonds in certain cities.
HB 207 61-0 (1969) Author: Thomas, Bob Loyd "Bobby" Relating to expenditures by cities for influencing legislation, directly or indirectly.
HB 312 61-0 (1969) Author: Wright, John Relating to validating the incorporation of cities and towns heretofore incorporated or attempted to be incorporated under the general laws of Texas; validating governmental proceedings and bonds issued or authorized to be issued by such cities; providing a savings clause.
HB 336 61-0 (1969) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt | et. al. Relating to validating proceedings heretofore had by cities in Texas for issuance of certain revenue bonds and ad valorem tax bonds.
HB 353 61-0 (1969) Author: Braun, Meyer Gus Rex Relating to providing for the creation of special pollution control funds at the state, county, and city levels, to receive moneys collected as fines or penalties on the conviction of persons found in violation of the laws involving the pollution of the air and waters of the state; providing for division of such funds between the agencies, making allowance for the acceptance of any gifts, grants, or bequests by a pollution control agency and the deposit of these moneys in the Special Pollution Control Fund; providing for the disbursement and expenditure of the Special Pollution Control Fund for certain specified purposes and in ways specified by the regular purchasing procedures of the agencies as prescribed by law.
HB 449 61-0 (1969) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to validating and legalizing all special assessments and reassessments for street improvements levied or purported to be levied by any and all cities in the state.
HB 759 61-0 (1969) Author: Adams, Don Relating to funds collected by local officials.
HB 771 61-0 (1969) Author: Hendricks, Bob Relating to defining the term "issuer" as meaning any and every kind and type of political or governmental instrumentality or entity in or of the State of Texas, and defining the term "governing body" as being the group authorized by law to issue bonds for or on behalf of any issuer; authorizing the governing body of any issuer to refund any of its outstanding bonds, notes, or other general or special obligations by the issuance of refunding bonds to be secured by or payable from any lawful source.
HB 871 61-0 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to the authority of cities and counties and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring property for industrial development purposes, and to lease such property; providing that the property is taxable.
HB 980 61-0 (1969) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to providing for the authorization and issuance of general obligation bonds by any city or town and the levy and collection of taxes for the payment of the principal and interest thereof for the purpose of securing money to pay a cash judgment or decree heretofore or hereafter entered against said city or town or for which it is legally responsible and interest thereon and cost and expenses in connection therewith.
HB 1002 61-0 (1969) Author: Cummings, Russell Bennett Relating to assessments for water or sewer systems, to provide that the section applies only to cities with a population of less than 900,000.
HJR 41 61-0 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to give the legislature the power to authorize cities, counties, and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for industrial development purposes.
SB 20 61-0 (1969) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to authorizing public agencies of State, cities and political subdivisions to change interest rate on bonds thereof, qualifications and exceptions.
SB 275 61-0 (1969) Author: Grover, Henry Cushing "Hank" Relating to authorizing the Legislature of the State of Texas to make appropriations to cities to supplement salaries of policemen and firemen; providing a basis for determining the amount to be received by a given city; providing for apportionment of the funds by the Comptroller of Public Accounts; providing that the funds be kept in special accounts.
SB 583 61-0 (1969) Author: Jordan, Barbara Charline | et. al. Relating to expenditures by cities for influencing legislation, directly or indirectly.
SB 629 61-0 (1969) Author: Word, James Powell Relating to providing for the authorization and issuance of general obligation bonds by any city or town and the levy and collection of taxes for the payment of the principal and interest thereof for the purpose of securing money to pay a cash judgment or decree heretofore or hereafter entered against said city or town or for which it is legally responsible and interest thereon and cost and expenses in connection therewith.
SB 727 61-0 (1969) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to the issuance of certain bonds by cities having a population of 5,000 or more.
SB 775 61-0 (1969) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to validating all proceedings including all revenue bonds and provisions for security and payment thereof, the terms and conditions of sale thereof, contracts, agreements, leases, operating agreements, options and other agreements, taken, had, made, entered into or executed by the governing bodies of all cities and towns, including home rule cities, in the State, in connection with the establishment, acquisition, purchase, construction, improvement, operation, maintenance, financing and use of certain public improvements.
SB 818 61-0 (1969) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities and towns having a toll bridge between the State of Texas and the Republic of Mexico located within, or within fifteen (15) miles of, their corporate limits, subject to outstanding covenants relating to outstanding bonds, to appropriate or pledge to revenue bonds issued hereunder, all or any part of any revenues derived by such cities and towns from or on account of any such toll bridges, including revenues derived under any contracts with other cities or towns covering or relating to the operation of any such toll bridges.
HB 31 61-1 (1969) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to the issuance of certain bonds by cities having a population of 5,000 or more.
SB 35 61-1 (1969) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to the issuance of certain bonds by cities having a population of 5,000 or more.
SB 43 61-1 (1969) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to authorizing home-rule cities of this state to establish, acquire, lease, purchase, construct, improve, enlarge, equip, repair, operate, and maintain parking structures, parking areas, parking garages or facilities for off-street parking or storage of motor vehicles or other conveyances; authorizing the governing body of such cities to exercise the right of eminent domain to acquire fee simple title to property for the purpose of acquiring sites for off-street parking facilities; providing that in the event the exercise of eminent domain or other power makes necessary the relocation of highways, railroads or other specified facilities, such relocation shall be accomplished at the sole expense of such city, etc.
SB 46 61-1 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to validating proceedings relating to the issuance of revenue bonds authorized by incorporated cities, towns and villages under certain conditions; providing for the issuance of such revenue bonds, for their security and payment, their approval by the Attorney general and registration by the Comptroller of Public Accounts; limiting the application of this Act.
SB 49 61-1 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including Home-Rule cities) or towns; validating, ratifying, confirming and approving refunding bonds issued for the purpose of refunding time warrants and all proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions and other instruments relating to the issuance of refunding bonds for such purposes of counties, cities (including Home-rule cities) and towns; providing that this Act shall not apply to any contract scrip warrant, time warrant or to any refunding bond proceedings, governmental acts, orders, resolutions or other instruments, or bonds executed or issued by any county with a population in excess of three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000), according to the last preceding Federal Census or any contract, scrip warrant, time warrants or any refunding bond proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions or other instruments, or bonds, the validity of which is now involved in litigation.
HB 46 61-2 (1969) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to the issuance of certain bonds by cities having a population of 5,000 or more.
HB 88 61-2 (1969) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to validating proceedings related to the issuance of revenue bonds authorized by incorporated cities, towns and villages under certain conditions; providing for the issuance of such revenue bonds, for their security and payment, their approval by the Attorney General and registration by the Comptroller of Public Accounts.
SB 26 61-2 (1969) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to authorizing home rule cities of this state to establish, acquire, lease, purchase, construct, improve, enlarge, equip, repair, operate, and maintain parking structures, parking areas, parking garages or facilities for off-street parking or storage of motor vehicles or other conveyances.
SB 29 61-2 (1969) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to the issuance of certain bonds by cities having a population of 5,000 or more.
HB 63 60-0 (1967) Author: McDonald, Felix | et. al. Relating to the issuance of refunding bonds for the purpose of refunding outstanding bonds and warrants secured by revenues from toll bridges acquired by cities.
HB 126 60-0 (1967) Author: Field, John | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain cities that have provisions in their charters limiting their total bonded indebtedness to fixed amounts in dollars to incur total bonded indebtedness in an amount not exceeding ten per cent of the total assessed valuation of property shown by the last assessment roll of such a city, notwithstanding the limit of total bonded indebtedness fixed in dollars by the city charter in a lesser amount.
HB 133 60-0 (1967) Author: Simpson, Joshua M. "Red" | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute by authorizing certain home-rule cities to pledge an ad valorem tax to the payment of airport operation and maintenance expense as a supplement to the revenues and income derived from the operation of their airport or airports.
HB 316 60-0 (1967) Author: Cummings, Russell Bennett | et. al. Relating to authorizing any city having a population of 900,000 or more, according to the preceding federal census, and whose home-rule charter provides for an elected comptroller, auditor, or treasurer, acting by and through the official or officials of such city charged with the duty of managing and conducting its fiscal affairs and subject to supervision and control of its governing body, as established by ordinance, from time to time to invest any and all trust funds and special deposits in the custody of such city.
HB 390 60-0 (1967) Author: Johnson, Jake Relating to expenditures by cities for influencing legislation, directly or indirectly.
HB 404 60-0 (1967) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize fresh water supply districts and hospital districts to authorize the assessor and collector of taxes for the county in which such are located to act as assessors and collectors of taxes for such districts.
HB 598 60-0 (1967) Author: Hendryx, Gene R. Relating to validating notes, warrants, time warrants, and treasury warrants heretofore issued or authorized to be issued and sold or attempted to be issued and sold by any and all cities in the state for the purpose of obtaining funds for public purposes.
HB 611 60-0 (1967) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to ament certain acts relative to letting of contracts by cities and counties.
HB 848 60-0 (1967) Author: Schulle, Jr., Gerhardt A. Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including Home-Rule cities) or towns.
HB 891 60-0 (1967) Author: Musgrove, Burke Relating to amending certain act so as to provide that said Act shall be applicable to any city which has outstanding refunding bonds issued pursuant to a plan of composition confirmed by a United States district court under the National Bankruptcy Laws, where the ordinance authorizing the issuance of such refunding bonds provides that not less than a fixed rate of tax therein specified shall be levied, assessed and collected each year so long as any of such bonds or interest thereon are outstanding.
HB 986 60-0 (1967) Author: Garwood, Jr., Roy Harper | et. al. Relating to validating ad valorem tax bonds hertofore issued, sold, and delivered by any city for public recreation tower structure purposes.
HB 987 60-0 (1967) Author: Nowlin, James | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts relating to city airport revenue bonds so as to make said chapter applicable to certain cities.
HB 1044 60-0 (1967) Author: Dramberger, A.L. "Tony" | et. al. Relating to enabling any city or town to enter into a contract or contracts with corporations operating without profit for the acquisition or construction of public buildings or other public improvements.
HJR 28 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to give the Legislature the power to authorize cities and counties to issue revenue bonds for industrial development purposes.
SB 64 60-0 (1967) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities with a population of six hundred thousand (600,000) or more according to the then last preceding Federal Census to incur total bonded indebtedness in an amount not exceeding ten (10%) per cent of the total assessed valuation of property shown by the last assessment roll of such a city, notwithstanding the limit of total bonded indebtedness fixed in dollars by the city charter is a lesser amount.
SB 195 60-0 (1967) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" | et. al. Relating to the authority of cities and counties to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring property for industrial development purposes, and to lease such property; providing that the property is taxable.
SB 385 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including Home-Rule cities) or towns.
SB 413 60-0 (1967) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to amending statutes relating to cities issuing refunding bonds, so as to make applicable to any city which has outstanding refunding bonds adjudicated to be valid by a decree of the Federal Court, or issued pursuant to a plan of composition confirmed by a United States District Court under the National Bankruptcy Laws.
SB 470 60-0 (1967) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. Relating to validating Ad Valorem Tax Bonds heretofore issued, sold, and delivered by any city for public recreation tower structure purposes.
SB 473 60-0 (1967) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. Relating to amending certain acts relating to city airport revenue bonds.
SB 494 60-0 (1967) Author: Grover, Henry Cushing "Hank" Relating to authorizing the Legislature of the State of Texas to make appropriations to cities; providing for apportionment of monies by the Comptroller of Public Accounts; establishing a special fund for such appropriations.
SB 495 60-0 (1967) Author: Grover, Henry Cushing "Hank" Relating to authorizing the Legislature of the State of Texas to make appropriations to cities.
SJR 14 60-0 (1967) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to give the Legislature the power to authorize cities and counties to issue revenue bonds for industrial development purposes.
HB 20 59-0 (1965) Author: Atwood, Alan C. "Bud" | et. al. Relating to validating all proceedings by certain cities and towns in the issuance and sale of revenue time warrants, and in the pledging of revenues of any international toll bridge system; providing a non-litigation clause.
HB 43 59-0 (1965) Author: Schiller, Milton Joe | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts relating to the grant or loan of appropriated funds to incorporated cities for the construction of airports and navigational facilities.
HB 159 59-0 (1965) Author: Townsend, James Terrell "Terry" Relating to amending certain acts by providing that all incorporated cities, towns, and villages of the State of Texas may transfer to the general fund thereof revenues of any municipally owned utility system in the amount and to the extent authorized or permitted in the indenture, deed of trust, or ordinance providing for and securing payment of revenue bonds issued.
HB 371 59-0 (1965) Author: McDonald, Felix | et. al. Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds or revenue time warrants to effect the purpose of repairing, improving, reconstructing, or replacing an existing toll bridge or building an auxiliary bridge.
HB 470 59-0 (1965) Author: Townsend, James Terrell "Terry" Relating to authorizing all counties and all incorporated cities, towns, and villages of this State to operate and maintain parks, and to acquire or improve, or both, land for park purposes, and to issue negotiable tax bonds for such park purposes.
HB 564 59-0 (1965) Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming, and approving contracts, scrip warrants, time warrants, and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including home-rule cities) or towns since the approval by the Governor of Texas of Chapter 384, Acts of the 58th Legislature, 1963.
HB 699 59-0 (1965) Author: Bass, III, Thomas Hutcheson "Tom" | et. al. Relating to authorizing any city having a population of 900,000 or more, acting by and through the official or officials of such city charged with the duty of managing and conducting its fiscal affairs, from time to time to invest any and all trust funds and special deposits in the custody of such city, by purchasing with such funds obligations of the United States government.
HB 726 59-0 (1965) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee Relating to amending certain Acts to redefine the term "public security" by including within the definition of such term assignable certificates of special assessment issued pursuant to the valid laws of the State of Texas or Charter provisions of any city to evidence an assessment levied for public improvements.
HB 975 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to validating certain contracts, instruments, orders, ordinances, resolutions, acts and proceedings of certain incorporated cities.
HB 1079 59-0 (1965) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Relating to empowering cities and towns to build, purchase, improve, enlarge and repair, to mortgage and encumber their swimming pools and the gross income and revenues thereof, either or both, to evidence the obligation thereof by the issuance of its revenue bonds.
HB 1142 59-0 (1965) Author: Harris, Ed | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relative to authorizing certain cities to issue bonds for construction of parks, etc and use of tidelands of the Gulf of Mexico.
HB 1168 59-0 (1965) Author: Lee, Thomas J. "Tom" | et. al. Relating to the powers of certain cities and counties with respect to the construction, operation, and financing of park and fairground facilities.
SB 5 59-0 (1965) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending certain Acts by providing a clarification of procedures and methods for the issuance of time warrants by cities and counties.
SB 139 59-0 (1965) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the grant or loan of appropriated funds to incorporated cities for the construction of airports and navigational facilities.
SB 159 59-0 (1965) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Acts relating to aeronautics and the Texas Aeronautics Commission; pertaining to federal aid for the development of public airports and providing for the channeling of federal airport funds.
SB 328 59-0 (1965) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to certain cities and water control and improvement districts; authorizing any such district to sell and such City to purchase certain district water and sewer properties.
SB 329 59-0 (1965) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to validating all action taken by the Commissioners Court of certain counties in connection with ordering an election for the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of erecting public health administration buildings and acquiring sites and equipment therefor.
SB 352 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to authorizing certain cities to establish, acquire, purchase, construct, improve, enlarge, equip, repair, operate and maintain certain public improvements and to establish, acquire, purchase, construct, improve, enlarge, equip, repair, operate and maintain structures, parking areas or facilities, located at or in the immediate vicinity of such public improvements, to be used in connection with such public improvements for off-street parking or storage of motor vehicles or other conveyances.
SB 383 59-0 (1965) Author: Calhoun, Jr., C. Galloway Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts and time warrants issued by Home Rule Cities having a population of not less than 50,000 and not more than 60,000 according to the United States census for the year 1960.
SB 510 59-0 (1965) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to empowering cities and towns to build, purchase, improve, enlarge and repair, to mortgage and encumber their swimming pools and the gross income and revenues thereof, either or both, to evidence the obligation thereof by
SB 550 59-0 (1965) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to amending Statutes relating to cities and towns bordering on Gulf of Mexico which are authorized to create parks, recreational facilities etc., to issue bonds, notes or warrants pledging revenue therefrom.
SCR 60 59-0 (1965)
SCR 108 59-0 (1965)
HCR 15 59-1 (1966)
HB 35 58-0 (1963) Author: Jarvis, Ben E. | et. al. Relating to providing in all cities of less than one hundred and eighty-five thousand (185,000) inhabitants, for a program of contributions and membership to the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund.
HB 209 58-0 (1963) Author: Blaine, John E. "Ned" Relating to providing for the power to acquire lands and buildings, for parks, playgrounds, historical museums, or upon which are located historic or prehistoric sites, to purchase historically significant items.
HB 558 58-0 (1963) Author: Simpson, Joshua M. "Red" | et. al. Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including Home-Rule cities) or towns since the approval by the Governor of Texas; validating, ratifying, confirming and approving refunding bonds issued for the purpose of refunding time warrants and all proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions and other instruments relating to the issuance of refunding bonds for such purposes of counties, cities (including Home-Rule cities) and towns.
HB 622 58-0 (1963) Author: Doke, H. Maurice | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain cities to refund their outstanding waterworks revenue bonds and sewer revenue bonds into refunding bonds which will be secured by and payable from a pledge of both waterworks and sewer revenues.
HB 635 58-0 (1963) Author: Lattimore, James Loy Relating to amending Statutes to provide for the definition of certain terms; to provide that nothing herein shall empower any city to fix a lien against any exempt interest in property; to provide that such exemption shall be personal to the holder thereof or his successors in title, but that the owner of such property shall nevertheless be personally liable for any assessment on such property, and that nothing shall prevent a lien from attaching to any other interest in such property; to provide that said exemption may be waived; to provide that assessments against property owned in undivided interests by one or more persons, firms, or corporations may be assessed jointly.
HB 641 58-0 (1963) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain cities to refund their outstanding waterworks revenue bonds and sewer revenue bonds into refunding bonds which will be secured by and payable from a pledge of both waterworks and sewer revenues.
HB 773 58-0 (1963) Author: Shutt, Herbert E. | et. al. Relating to requiring that all actions at law and in equity attacking the validity of proceedings of public bodies concerning the authorizing, financing, issuance, sale and delivery of bonds be brought within thirty days from the first date of publication of notice thereof and not thereafter.
HB 907 58-0 (1963) Author: Fairchild, Robert Lewis Relating to cities which have outstanding general obligation bonds and revenue bonds issued for waterworks, sewer system, or waterworks and sewer system purposes.
HB 1035 58-0 (1963) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee Relating to authorizing the governing body of an issuer by ordinance to fix and prescribe the denominations of bonds of the issuer, when the same have otherwise been authorized in the manner prescribed by law.
SB 362 58-0 (1963) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to further defining the term "issuer"; refunding outstanding bonds and relating to issuances of refunding bonds by the State.
HB 260 57-0 (1961) Author: Wells, Halen Gill Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds issued by counties or cities.
HB 384 57-0 (1961) Author: Miller, William H. Relating to validating all proceedings in connection with city tax bonds heretofore favorably voted for the purpose of constructing, improving and extending the water works and sewage systems is such city.
HB 447 57-0 (1961) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities and towns in this State to acquire properties suitable for use by commerce and industry.
HB 628 57-0 (1961) Author: Pearcy, Jr., Cecil Wilton | et. al. Relating to any Home Rule City having a charter which provides that its bonds shall be advertised for sale after the bonds have been authorized and issued.
HB 856 57-0 (1961) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" Relating to the authority of certain cities or towns to pledge certain revenue to redeem bonds, notes or warrants, as well as the interest thereon of such cities or towns.
HB 903 57-0 (1961) Author: Koliba, Sr., Homer Louis Relating to amending a certain Act relating to requirements of competitive bids on contracts by cities, counties, and school districts.
HB 1017 57-0 (1961) Author: La Valle, Peter J. "Pete" Relating to applying to certain incorporated cities and towns located on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, or any channel, canal, bay, or inlet connected therewith, owning and operating port facilities; authorizing such city to build, construct, purchase, acquire, improve, enlarge, extend, repair, maintain, or replace any and all improvements and facilities which the governing body thereof deems to be necessary or convenient to the proper operation of the ports or harbors of such city.
HB 1109 57-0 (1961) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act making certain bonds for airport purposes eligible as security for public funds and as investments for certain funds.
SB 155 57-0 (1961) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving certain contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by certain counties or cities (including home-rule cities).
SB 197 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending a certain Statute making bonds issued by certain cities for airport purposes eligible as security for public funds and as investments for certain funds.
SB 240 57-0 (1961) Author: Calhoun, Jr., C. Galloway Relating to amending a certain Statute authorizing the governing bodies of counties, cities, towns and trustees of school districts to invest their respective sinking funds for the redemption any payment of outstanding bonds of such bodies and adding a new alternative investment by authorizing such bodies to invest such monies in interest-bearing time deposits in any bank doing business in Texas, where the payment of such time deposits is insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
SB 293 57-0 (1961) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to authorizing certain cities to enter into contracts with water districts to supply sewage transportation, treatment and disposal services which contracts may also provide for use by the water districts of sewage transportation, treatment and disposal facilities owned by such city.
SB 335 57-0 (1961) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to any home rule city having a charter which provides that its bonds shall be advertised for sale after the bonds have been authorized and issued; providing that the governing body of such city shall advertise its bonds for sale and receive bids therefor before passage of the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the bonds.
SB 427 57-0 (1961) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming bonds heretofore authorized by any Home Rule City in the State of Texas, which pledge the revenues of its water, sewer, or electric systems, or any combination of such revenues, and any and all proceedings pertaining to the authorization and issuance thereof, and authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery of such bonds; providing that this Act shall not affect bonds or the proceedings relating to the authorization of bonds in litigation on the effective date of this Act.
SB 474 57-0 (1961) Author: Owen, III, Frank | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to making bonds issued by any city having a population of 275,000 or more for airport purposes eligible as security for public funds and as investments for certain funds.
SB 478 57-0 (1961) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to certain incorporated cities and towns located on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, or any channel, canal, bay, or inlet connected therewith; authorizing such city to build, construct, purchase, acquire, improve, enlarge, extend, repair, maintain, or replace any and all improvements and facilities which the governing body thereof deems to be necessary or convenient to the proper operation of the ports or harbors of such city, and providing certain things that said improvements and facilities shall include; authorizing the issuance of tax bonds and revenue bonds for the purpose of providing funds for any of such improvements and facilities and the revenues or income thereof.
HB 76 57-1 (1961) Author: McGregor, Malcolm Relating to enabling any city or town to enter into a contract or contracts with corporations operating without profit for the acquisition or construction of public buildings or other public improvements.
HB 77 57-1 (1961) Author: Isaacks, Maud Relating to enabling certain cities and towns to enter into a contract or contracts with corporations operating without profit for the acquisition or construction of public buildings or other public improvements.
HB 156 57-1 (1961) Author: McGregor, Malcolm Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving time warrants, scrip warrants, refunding bonds and contracts authorized by counties or cities (including Home Rule Cities) or towns since the approval by the Governor of Texas of Chapter 321, Acts of the Fifty-sixth Legislature, Regular Session, 1959.
HB 163 57-1 (1961) Author: Cannon, Joe Barnett Relating to authorizing certain cities to issue refunding bonds due serially and bearing interest as provided in this Act for the purpose of refunding outstanding tax supported bonds adjudicated to be valid by a decree of the federal court.
SB 57 57-1 (1961) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to enabling any city or town to enter into a contract or contracts with corporations operating without profit for the acquisition or construction of public buildings or other public improvements.
SB 67 57-1 (1961) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to authorizing certain cities to issue refunding bonds due serially and bearing interest as provided in this Act for the purpose of refunding outstanding tax-supported bonds adjudicated to be valid by a decree of the Federal Court, where the ordinance authorizing the issuance of such refunding bonds provides that not less than a rate of tax therein specified shall be levied, assessed and collected each year as long as any of such bonds or interest thereon are outstanding.
HB 53 57-3 (1962) Author: Jamison, Jr., Alonzo W. Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming bonds heretofore authorized by any Home Rule City in the State of Texas, for the purpose of providing street and drainage improvements, or for the purpose of constructing new fire stations, and any and all proceedings pertaining to the authorization and issuance thereof.
HB 59 57-3 (1962) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain cities to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of establishing, improving, enlarging, extending or repairing the airport or airports thereof, including the acquisition of land thereof, and containing provisions relating to such bonds and revenues pledged in payment thereof.
SB 15 57-3 (1962) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to authorizing certain cities to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of establishing, improving, enlarging, extending or repairing the airport or airports thereof, including the acquisition of land therefor, and containing provisions relating to such bonds and the revenues pledged in payment thereof; authorizing the levy and pledge of ad valorem taxes to pay operation and maintenance expenses of such airport or airports and containing provisions relating to the use thereof; authorizing the issuance of revenue refunding bonds and containing provisions relating to said bonds and the revenues pledged in payment thereof.
SB 27 57-3 (1962) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to enabling any city or town to enter into a contract or contracts with corporations operating without profit for the acquisition or construction of public buildings or other public improvements.
SB 38 57-3 (1962) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming bonds heretofore authorized by any Home Rule City in the State of Texas, for the purpose of providing street and drainage improvements, or for the purpose of constructing new fire stations, and any and all proceedings pertaining to the authorization and issuance thereof.
HB 155 56-0 (1959) Author: Parish, Harold Burton Relating to amending certain acts so as to permit any city located on the Gulf of Mexico to build, acquire, purchase, take over, construct, enlarge, extend, repair, maintain, improve, replace, develop, regulate, operate, lease, mortgage and encumber their harbors, ports or navigational facilities.
HB 275 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" Relating to amending certain acts in reference to the construction and financing of water supply projects under contracts between eligible cities and river authorities and the financing by such cities of intakes, pumping stations and equipment, pipelines, treatment and filtration plants and intermediate and terminal reservoirs.
HB 554 56-0 (1959) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to validating certain road bonds heretofore voted and authorized by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of those qualified to vote thereon and validating all proceedings pertaining to such bonds.
HB 655 56-0 (1959) Author: Dungan, William Taylor "Bill" Relating to authorizing cities to deposit proceeds from the sale of bonds on interest bearing time deposits or to invest such proceeds in obligations of the United States government.
HB 668 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnston, Dean Francis Relating to authorizing certain cities to hold an election to authorize the use of unexpended bond funds of certain water districts heretofore or hereafter annexed and abolished by such cities for purposes other than that for which they were voted, where the governing body of such city determines upon certain considerations that all or a portion of such funds should not be spent for the purposes for which the bonds were voted.
HB 912 56-0 (1959) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to providing that in all counties having a population of 250,000 to 500,000 inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal census, an annual audit shall be made of all county books, records, and accounts of district, county and precinct officials, agents, or employees including all governmental units of the county, hospitals, farms, and other institutions of the county and all matters pertaining to the fiscal affairs of the county.
SB 36 56-0 (1959) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain acts in reference to the construction and financing of water supply projects under contracts between eligible cities and river authorities and the financing by such cities of intakes, pumping stations and equipment, pipelines, treatment and filtration plants and intermediate and terminal reservoirs.
SB 129 56-0 (1959) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to providing that in all cases where two or more responsible bidders submit the lowest and best bids in connection with a proposed county, city, or district contract and these bids are identical in both amount and nature, the Commissioners Court of the county or the governing body of the city or district shall only enter into a contract with one of the responsible bidders and the one bidder shall be selected by casting of lots, and the casting of lots shall be in such manner as shall be prescribed by the County Judge or Mayor or governing body of the district, as the case may be, and shall be conducted in the presence of the governing body of the county, city or district, at which time all qualified bidders or their legal representatives may also be present.
SB 154 56-0 (1959) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to amending certain acts so as to permit any city located on the Gulf of Mexico, or on any channel, canal, bay or inlet connected with the Gulf of Mexico, to build, acquire, purchase, construct, enlarge, extend, repair, maintain, improve, replace, develop, regulate, operate, lease, mortgage, and encumber their harbors, ports, or navigational facilities in connection therewith or any aids thereto, including but not limited to certain items and things.
SB 258 56-0 (1959) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray Relating to authorizing cities to deposit proceeds from the sale of bonds on interest bearing time deposits or to invest such proceeds in obligations of the United States Government.
SB 349 56-0 (1959) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to defining certain terms as used herein; providing that any county, municipality, taxing district or other political district or subdivision, commission, authority, department or other public agency of the state authorized to borrow money and issue bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness may institute suit for declaratory judgment in the district courts herein specified, to adjudicate and determine the legality of the boundaries or organization of the issuer.
SB 389 56-0 (1959) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including home-rule cities) or towns since the approval by the Governor of Texas.
HB 80 56-1 (1959) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities and towns of less than five thousand (5,000) population to issue negotiable bonds to provide money to purchase fire fighting equipment, enacting other provisions related to the subject.
HB 62 56-3 (1959) Author: Duff, Virginia Elizabeth Relating to authorizing certain cities to issue bonds for the purpose of refunding outstanding water and sewer revenue bonds.
SB 5 56-3 (1959) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to amending certain acts to make applicable to all counties, cities, and districts in the State of Texas where bidding is required, regardless of whether the bids are submitted pursuant to the provisions of a General Law, or Special Law, or a city charter, or a city ordinance, with certain exceptions.
SB 34 56-3 (1959) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to authorizing certain cities to issue bonds for the purpose of refunding outstanding water and sewer revenue bonds.
HB 279 55-0 (1957) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick Relating to empowering cities and towns having power to undertake urban renewal projects to issue revenue bonds to finance such projects.
HB 296 55-0 (1957) Author: Hutchins, Jr., Edgar Relating to validating, ratifying and confirming interest-bearing time warrants authorized by cities of this State.
HB 383 55-0 (1957) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to amending certain Acts to revise the minimum population limit for the issuance of Airport Revenue Bonds.
HB 386 55-0 (1957) Author: Forsyth, B. Gordon | et. al. Relating to all cities and towns in this State, herein referred to as "city" or "such city," authorizing any city to acquire, own, hold, purchase, construct, improve, extend and operate a street transportation system or systems, and in connection therewith to issue and sell its revenue bonds or notes, secured in the manner prescribed herein.
HB 425 55-0 (1957) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities to hold an election to authorize the use of proceeds of sale of bonds for other purposes where the purpose for which the bonds were voted has been accomplished by other means or has been abandoned.
HB 509 55-0 (1957) Author: Shackelford, E. E. "Shack" Relating to authorizing any incorporated city or town to issue bonds to refund outstanding bonds payable from and secured by a pledge of revenues derived from its electric light and power system, gas system, water system, sewer system, or any combination of two or more such systems.
HB 623 55-0 (1957) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to amending certain Acts so as to authorize cities to sell facilities of municipal fish markets and properties appurtenant thereto acquired.
HB 660 55-0 (1957) Author: Bass, Jr., Sam Howard Relating to authorizing municipalities within an area wherein the sphere of zoning of such municipalities is adjacent or contiguous to another; authorizing the creation of an area planning commission.
HB 689 55-0 (1957) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to providing that any county, municipality, taxing district or other political district or subdivision, commission, authority, department or other public agency of the State authorized to borrow money and issue bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness may institute suit in the district courts of Travis County, Texas, for determining the legality of proceedings taken or proposed to be taken in connection with the issuance or sale of all such securities and evidences of indebtedness and for validation of the same.
HB 903 55-0 (1957) Author: Pressler, III, Herman Paul | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain cities to issue bonds in lieu of voted but unissued bonds of certain water districts annexed and abolished by such cities.
SB 77 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to authorizing an "eligible" city, as defined herein, to employ the alternative procedure of issuing its negotiable revenue bonds, within the maximum amount prescribed herein, secured by the revenues of its waterworks system or its waterworks and sanitary sewer systems, and to utilize the proceeds from such bonds.
SB 147 55-0 (1957) Author: Smith, Preston Earnest Relating to amending certain Act authorizing cities having more than 250,000 inhabitants to issue Airport Revenue Bonds; revising the minimum population limit for the issuance of such bonds.
SB 245 55-0 (1957) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to authorizing any incorporated city or town to issue bonds to refund outstanding bonds payable from and secured by a pledge of revenues derived from its electric light and power system, gas system, water system, sewer system, or any combination of two or more of such systems, and containing provisions relating to said refunding bonds.
SB 286 55-0 (1957) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to providing that any county, municipality, taxing district or other political district or subdivision, commission, authority, department or other public agency of the State authorized to borrow money and issue bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness may institute suit in the district courts of Travis County, Texas, for determining the legality of proceedings taken or proposed to be taken in connection with the issuance or sale of all such securities and evidences of indebtedness and for validation of the same.
SB 301 55-0 (1957) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including home-rule cities) or towns.
SB 467 55-0 (1957) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to authorizing eligible cities as defined herein to issue refunding bonds.
SB 21 55-1 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to validating all proceedings in connection with city tax bonds heretofore favorably voted for off street parking, or park and off-street parking purposes.
HB 122 54-0 (1955) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt | et. al. Relating to authorizing Cities to hold an election to authorize the use of the proceeds of sale of bonds for other purposes where the purpose for which the bonds were voted has been accomplished by other means or has been abandoned.
HB 172 54-0 (1955) Author: Benton, J. A. "Captain" Relating to prohibiting the governing board of every incorporated city or town in this State from paying to any person, firm, corporation or association any money or compensation for work performed or service rendered in the improvement of any street or other property of such city unless the city has entered into a valid and lawful contract or agreement for such work or service prior to the performance of the work and prior to the rendering of the service; providing that the provisions of this Act shall not be construed as prohibiting the payment of any legal obligation of the city.
HB 186 54-0 (1955) Author: Stone, Stanton Relating to amending certain Acts relating to moneys granted and donated to the City of Freeport for paying on interest and principal on seawall and breakwater bonds.
HB 363 54-0 (1955) Author: Pool, Joe Richard | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that certain revenue bonds issued by cities may be pledged with the State Treasurer as collateral for deposit of State funds.
HB 598 54-0 (1955) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt | et. al. Relating to the construction, acquisition and operation of automotive parking stations by cities and towns of not less than 50,000 population and providing for the financing thereof.
HB 668 54-0 (1955) Author: Brashear, R. Paul Relating to authorizing certain cities to issue refunding bonds due serially and bearing interest as provided in this Act for the purpose of refunding outstanding bonds which do not mature in annual installments..
HB 726 54-0 (1955) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving certain contracts, scrip and time warrants authorized by counties and cities of this State since the approval by the Governor of Texas on May 3, 1947, upon certain specified conditions, but excepting from the validating provisions all contracts, scrip and time warrants of counties of more than three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000) population according to the last preceding Federal Census, and all contracts, scrip and time warrants the validity of which is involved in litigation upon the effective date of this Act.
HB 755 54-0 (1955) Author: Bishop, Jr., A. J. Relating to authorizing general law cities to make appropriations for advertising and promoting their growth and development; requiring an election; providing for severability.
HB 756 54-0 (1955) Author: Banks, Jr., Clinton Stanley | et. al. Relating to authorizing any city, including any city operating under a Home Rule Charter, having outstanding water revenue bonds whose net revenues from its waterworks system for each of the two (2) fiscal years next preceding the date when it avails itself of this law are equal to or exceeds two hundred per cent (200%) of the requirements of principal and interest on such outstanding bonds for the year when such requirements are the greatest, to issue for the express purpose of providing funds for the refunding or redemption of its outstanding water system revenue bonds, general obligation bonds, and to be entitled to have paid into its general fund from its waterworks system revenues like amounts as would have been payable on the water system revenue bonds refunded or redeemed, in addition to any such payments provided by the terms of any contract regarding the issuance of its water system revenue bonds.
HB 794 54-0 (1955) Author: Blaine, John E. "Ned" Relating to defining certain terms as used herein; providing that any county, municipality, taxing district or other political district or subdivision, commission, authority, department or other public agency of the State authorized to borrow money and issue bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness may institute suit in the district courts of Travis County, Texas, for determining the legality of proceedings taken or proposed to be taken in connection with the issuance or sale of all such securities and evidences if indebtedness and for validation of same; defining the parties to said suits, and providing for service on such parties; authorizing the entry of decrees and judgments in such causes by the district courts; providing for and limiting appeal therefrom; providing for payment of costs in such proceedings.
HB 921 54-0 (1955) Author: Kirklin, Wiltz Gleason "Cotton" Relating to amending certain Acts by authorizing the issuance of revenue refunding bonds to provide money for the payment of outstanding revenue bonds; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
HJR 33 54-0 (1955) Author: Pool, Joe Richard Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding a new Sub-section to Section 59 of Article 16 to be known as Sub-section 59 (d), authorizing the Legislature to make appropriations form the general fund for the purpose of securing bonds hereafter issued by municipal corporations or political sub-divisions of the State to the extent of one-third of such bonded indebtedness for the purpose of aiding the conservation and application to beneficial used of the water resources of the State under certain conditions and to make appropriations therefor for more than two years.
SB 38 54-0 (1955) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to validating, ratifying and confirming proceedings heretofore had by incorporated cities, towns and villages in the issuance of bonds and pledging the revenues of any one or combination of the following systems and sources: water, sewer, electric or gas systems, and the revenues of parking meters, auditoriums and swimming pools, for the payment of the bonds and interest thereon.
SB 41 54-0 (1955) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to authorizing cities to hold an election to authorize the use of the proceeds of sale of bonds for other purposes where the purpose for which the bonds were voted has been accomplished by other means or has been abandoned.
SB 125 54-0 (1955) Author: Shireman, William H. Relating to amending certain Acts by requiring thirty days publication of notice for letting certain contracts and providing that upon petition of 1% of the taxpaying voters the city or county shall call a bond election in certain circumstances.
SB 188 54-0 (1955) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. Relating to validating, ratifying and confirming bonds for construction of an auditorium and necessary equipment and facilities including parking facilities and necessary equipment heretofore authorized and any and all acts and proceedings in connection with authorizing such bonds by any incorporated city, including home-rule cities, and validating, ratifying and confirming the pledging the revenues of the auditorium, coliseum, and the facilities and parking facilities in connection with both, including future extensions, additions, replacements and improvements to both, and further pledging other revenues to be derived from parking meters and certain swimming pools in the city; providing this Act shall take precedence over other laws or parts thereof in conflict herewith; providing a savings clause.
SB 195 54-0 (1955) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" Relating to providing that any city or town having outstanding revenue bonds issued for the purpose of acquiring, extending or improving its electric light and power system and gas system, or in part for such purpose and in part to refund bonds theretofore issued for such purpose or purposes, which revenue bonds are secured by ordinance or trust indenture vesting management and control of such systems in a board of trustees, shall act through such board of trustees in the authorization of additional revenue bonds for improving or extending such systems or refunding outstanding revenue bonds; imposing certain powers in such boards of trustees for such purposes; providing for the manner of the execution of such bonds; authorizing such boards of trustees to sell and convey property which is no longer needed or useful; providing that such act shall take precedence over conflicting statutes and charter provisions.
SB 293 54-0 (1955) Author: Wagonseller, Wayne Warren Relating to authorizing certain cities to issue refunding bonds due serially and bearing interest as provided in this Act for the purpose of refunding outstanding tax supported or revenue bonds which do not mature in annual installments.
SB 340 54-0 (1955) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to empowering all incorporated cities and towns, including all home rule cities to build, acquire, construct or purchase one or more automobile parking stations, lots area, buildings or structures, and to encumber the incomes thereof and everything pertaining thereto, or any part thereof; prescribing the purposes for which such powers may be exercised, limiting the manner and effect of their exercise; prohibiting the encumbrance of parking stations, lots, area, buildings or structures, except for purchase money or to refund an existing indebtedness, except when authorized by a majority vote of the qualified voters of such city or town, and prohibiting the sale thereof except upon like authority.
SB 403 54-0 (1955) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending certain Acts relative to the issuance of bonds for waterworks, sewer systems and swimming pools, by making such Act applicable to revenue bonds hereafter voted as well as those heretofore voted.
SB 428 54-0 (1955) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" Relating to authorizing any city including any city operating under a Home Rule Charter, having outstanding water revenue bonds whose net revenues from its waterworks system for each of the two fiscal years next preceding the date when it avails itself of this law are equal to or exceeds two hundred per cent of the requirements of principal and interest on such outstanding bonds for the year when such requirements are the greatest, to issue for the express purpose of providing funds for the refunding or redemption of its outstanding water system revenue bonds, general obligation bonds, and to be entitled to have paid into its general fund from its water works system revenues like amounts as would have been payable on the water system revenue bonds refunded or redeemed, in addition to any such payments provided by the terms of any contract regarding the issuance of its water system revenue bonds.
HB 59 53-0 (1953) Author: Banks, Jr., Clinton Stanley Relating to authorizing any incorporated city or town which now has or shall hereafter have outstanding revenue bonds issued for the purpose of acquiring its electric and gas systems, or to refund bonds issued for such purpose, and payable from the new revenues of such systems, to issue additional revenue bonds for the purpose of extending and improving said systems.
HB 95 53-0 (1953) Author: Lee, Otis | et. al. Relating to validating, ratifying, approving, and confirming certain proceedings and bonds heretofore voted by incorporated cities or towns.
HB 211 53-0 (1953) Author: Joseph, Jr., Thomas R. "Tom" | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities to hold an election to authorize the use of the proceeds of sale of bonds for other purposes where the purpose for which the bonds were voted has been accomplished by other means or has been abandoned.
HB 349 53-0 (1953) Author: Murphy, Jr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Relating to cities of more than 160,000 inhabitants; amending certain Acts by eliminating all provisions relating to sewer systems and sewage disposal plants and systems, providing for the issuance of revenue bonds, notes or obligations on a parity with previously issued bonds, notes or obligations, and adding certain provisions relating to the approval of all bonds or notes by the Attorney General and the registration thereof by the State Comptroller and delivery thereof to purchasers; validating under certain conditions waterworks revenue bonds heretofore issued.
HB 357 53-0 (1953) Author: Jones, Obie | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide that incorporated cities or towns having a population of ten thousand (10,000) or more according to the last preceding Federal Census may transfer to the general fund thereof revenues of any utility system in the amount and to the extent authorized or permitted in the indenture, deed of trust, or ordinance providing for and securing payment of revenue bonds issued under certain Articles as amended, or other similar laws, notwithstanding any prohibition contained.
HB 390 53-0 (1953) Author: Owen, III, Frank | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes providing for the holding of elections in counties, cities or towns for the issuance of bonds of same or of any political subdivision or defined district thereof and the levy of taxes therefor.
HB 391 53-0 (1953) Author: Owen, III, Frank | et. al. Relating to providing that bonds issued by the governing bodies of certain cities on behalf of city improvement districts may be submitted to the Attorney General for approval; providing for the registering thereof by the State Comptroller.
HB 405 53-0 (1953) Author: Brown, Hulon Brasier Relating to authorizing governing bodies of cities, towns and villages including Home Rule Cities, with population of less than ten thousand (10,000) inhabitants, to purchase real property and improvements thereon for municipal purposes from the Federal Government when offered for sale.
HB 469 53-0 (1953) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to the sale or encumbrance of water, sewer, natural gas systems, parks and/or swimming pools by cities and towns.
HB 575 53-0 (1953) Author: Brooks, Phil Relating to any city which has issued waterworks and sewer system and swimming pool revenue bonds reserving the right to issue additional bonds secured by and payable from revenues of the systems and swimming pool and which has voted additional revenue bonds to be so payable and secured.
HB 586 53-0 (1953) Author: Blair, Anita Relating to authorizing all incorporated cities and towns to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of purchasing, constructing, or otherwise acquiring buildings, places, facilities, or other improvements for the off-street parking of motor vehicles; containing provisions relating to the issuance of such bonds and the operation and maintenance of such buildings, places, facilities, or other improvements.
HB 758 53-0 (1953) Author: Reeves, Elbert | et. al. Relating to the relief of the incorporated cities and towns of this State, by delegating necessary authority and power to raise revenues.
HB 835 53-0 (1953) Author: Gillham, James O. Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving certain contracts, scrip and time warrants authorized by counties and cities of this State since the approval by the Governor of Texas on May 3, 1947.
SB 6 53-0 (1953) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to validating, ratifying, approving, and confirming certain proceedings and bonds heretofore voted by incorporated cities or towns for libraries or fire stations.
SB 32 53-0 (1953) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" Relating to authorizing incorporated cities and towns to issue additional bonds for extending and improving electric and gas systems when bonds have already been authorized by election for that purpose.
SB 72 53-0 (1953) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to amending certain Acts to authorize cities and counties to enter into lump sum or unit price contracts and to make certain changes in the work to be performed or materials, equipment and supplies to be furnished under public contract; validating time warrants, contracts, scrip warrants, refunding bonds issued for the purpose of refunding time warrants, heretofore issued in certain counties.
SB 88 53-0 (1953) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to authorizing cities to hold an election to authorize the use of the proceeds of sale of bonds for other purposes, where the purpose for which the bonds were voted has been accomplished by other means or has been abandoned.
SB 162 53-0 (1953) Author: Russell, Joe Relating to authorizing all cities and towns, including home rule cities, to use for general municipal purposes revenues received from waterworks or sewer, or waterworks and sewer systems.
SB 203 53-0 (1953) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. Relating to amending Statutes so as to change the population brackets whereby cities and towns may transfer to the General Fund revenues from city-owned utility systems from Two Hundred Thousand to One Hundred Thirty-two Thousand inhabitants or more.
SB 222 53-0 (1953) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to authorizing cities and towns which have issued waterworks and sewer system and swimming pool revenue bonds to issue additional bonds secured by and payable from revenues of the systems and swimming pool.
HB 119 53-1 (1954) Author: Crosthwait, John L. | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities having more than Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand (250,000) population to issue Airport Revenue Bonds for purposes, under conditions, and having specifications as provided herein.
SB 38 53-1 (1954) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to authorizing cities having more than 300,000 population to issue Airport Revenue Bonds.
HB 2 52-0 (1951) Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al. Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming certain proceedings and bonds heretofore had or authorized by cities for the purpose of purchasing a park and recreational facilities and the construction and improvement of parking area and streets adjacent thereto, either or both; providing that this Act shall not apply to any proceedings or bonds the validity of which has been contested in any pending suit or litigation.
HB 40 52-0 (1951) Author: Banks, Jr., Clinton Stanley | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize cities and towns, including Home Rule Cities, which heretofore have issued or hereafter may issue original bonds or refunding bonds payable from revenues of electric light and power systems, gas systems, water systems, sewer systems, or any combination of such systems, to issue additional bonds payable from such revenues for purposes of improving and extending such systems, such additional bonds to constitute a lien upon said revenues in order of their issuance inferior to the lien securing the payment of the bonds previously issued.
HB 231 52-0 (1951) Author: Sherman, Frantz H. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the transfer of all duties and functions of the governing body, officers and employees of any fresh water supply district organized for the purpose of furnishing a domestic water system to the governing body, officers and employees of any incorporated city or town where the boundary lines of the district and the city or town are coterminous.
HB 298 52-0 (1951) Author: Rutherford, James T. Relating to amending certain acts by providing that certain cities or counties may appropriate from their funds amounts for purpose of advertising and promoting development.
HB 478 52-0 (1951) Author: Garrett, Warren R. "Gabe" Relating to authorizing cities and towns on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico to purchase, construct, own, maintain, improve, repair, operate, or lease any wharf, pier, pavilion, dock, harbor or boat basin, and such other facilities as may be deemed advisable in connection therewith, including ferries; authorizing such cities and towns to issue negotiable bonds payable from the income to be derived from the operation of the facilities and negotiable bonds to be payable from an ad valorem tax.
HB 495 52-0 (1951) Author: Pearson, Jr., Gary Pinkney | et. al. Relating to authorizing the governing body of any city or town and the board of trustees of any independent school district, which city or town and school district overlap one another, to co-operate with one another and jointly purchase, construct, or otherwise acquire and equip a building, including the purchase of a site, to be used as an auditorium; providing that the use thereof by such city or town and school district shall not interfere with one another; providing for the payment thereof, including the issuance of bonds and the levy and collection of taxes.
HB 616 52-0 (1951) Author: Graham, Callan Relating to validating all revenue bonds issued by cities and towns of five thousand inhabitants, or less, for the purpose of acquiring an electric light and power system.
HB 623 52-0 (1951) Author: Sherman, Frantz H. Relating to authorizing cities of 250,000 or more population according to the last preceding Federal Census to issue bonds to build or purchase public market houses and other public marketing facilities, or to enlarge, improve or repair such properties.
HB 639 52-0 (1951) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison Relating to ratifying and validating ordinances and other acts and proceedings of the governing body and other officials of any city providing for the issuance of refunding bonds due serially and bearing interest at a rate or rates not to exceed three and one-half (3 1/2%) per cent interest for the purpose of refunding outstanding term refunding bonds bearing graduated rates of interest.
HB 717 52-0 (1951) Author: Gurley, Dorothy Relating to any city which owns a portion of a bridge over the Rio Grande which is situated within the United States of America purchased with the proceeds of bonds payable from the net revenues from the operation of such bridge and which has issued refunding bonds payable from such net revenues and reserving in the city the right to issue additional bonds payable from the same source and secured by the same revenues; providing that any such city is authorized to issue bonds to the extent and under conditions provided in the Trust Indenture securing its outstanding refunding bonds.
HB 822 52-0 (1951) Author: Gurley, Dorothy Relating to authorizing incorporated cities and towns which own the portion of an international toll bridge over the Rio Grande River which is situated within the United States to issue bonds payable from the net revenues derived from the operation of the bridge for the purpose of repairing or improving the bridge, acquiring approaches thereto, and constructing buildings to be used in connection therewith, or for any of such purposes; providing a saving clause.
SB 3 52-0 (1951) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming certain proceedings and bonds heretofore had or authorized by cities for the purpose of purchasing a park and recreational facilities, and the construction and improvement of parking area and streets adjacent thereto, either or both; providing that this Act shall not apply to any proceedings or bonds the validity of which has been contested in any pending suit or litigation.
SB 40 52-0 (1951) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to amending certain acts to authorize cities and towns, including home rule cities, which heretofore have issued or hereafter may issue original bonds or refunding bonds payable from revenues of electric light and power systems, gas systems, water systems, sewer systems, or any combination of such systems, to issue additional bonds payable from such revenues for purposes of improving and extending such systems.
SB 66 52-0 (1951) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to amending certain statutes to provide that the first three Articles of Chapter 1, Title 22, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, shall not apply to refunding bonds issued, or to be issued, for the refunding of any valid outstanding bonds of a county, city, or town, nor to any bond issue for a sum less than Two Thousand ($2,000.00) Dollars, when issued for the purpose of repairing buildings or structures for the building of which bonds are allowed to be issued.
SB 105 52-0 (1951) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving certain contracts, scrip warrants, and time warrants authorized by counties or cities since the approval by the Governor of Texas.
SB 228 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to the construction, acquisition and operation of automotive parking stations by cities and towns of not less than 50,000 population, (herein called "Eligible Cities") and providing for the financing thereof.
SB 259 52-0 (1951) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to authorizing cities and towns on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico to purchase, construct, own, maintain, improve, repair, operate, or lease any wharf, pier, pavilion, dock, harbor or boat basin, and such other facilities as may be deemed advisable in connection therewith, including ferries.
SB 299 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to validating all revenue bonds issued by cities and towns of five thousand inhabitants, or less, for the purpose of acquiring an electric light and power system.
SB 421 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to authorizing any city whose nearest boundary line is not more than five miles from a vehicular bridge across the Rio Grande to purchase such bridge or that portion thereof which is within the United States of America.
SB 474 52-0 (1951) Author: Bullock, Pat M. Relating to providing that in the issuance of revenue bonds for improving, enlarging and extending a waterworks system, cities may issue such bonds in two series, one of which shall be payable from and secured by a pledge of all or part of the proceeds of a water supply contract and the other to be secured by and payable from the net revenues of the waterworks system or the waterworks and sewer systems other than the proceeds of such contract.
HB 235 51-0 (1949) Author: Stump, William R. "Bill" Relating to amending a previous Act, allow counties to invest sinking funds in U.S. Bonds, War Savings Certificates, and shares of building and loan associations.
HB 395 51-0 (1949) Author: Rutherford, James T. Relating to amending certain Acts providing for County Boards of Development; providing for a severability clause.
HB 444 51-0 (1949) Author: Tinsley, Byron R. Relating to authorizing cities and towns to issue additional revenue bonds for improvement of water or sewer systems; providing a severability clause.
HB 445 51-0 (1949) Author: Tinsley, Byron R. Relating to authorizing certain cities and towns to issue additional bonds payable from revenues of light and power systems to improve and extend such systems to issue additional bonds payable form such revenues for purpose of improving and extending such systems such additional bonds to constitute a lien upon said revenues in order of their issuance inferior to lien securing payment of bonds previously issued; providing a severability clause.
HB 509 51-0 (1949) Author: Perry, J. Franklin Relating to validating and declaring to be negotiable instruments certain seawall bonds heretofore issued by counties and cities bordering on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico and all renewals and refundings thereof originally acquired from the issuers by the United States government and its agencies; providing that no securities shall be validated by this Act the validity of which is being directly attacked in pending litigation; prescribing a severability clause; enacting other provisions related to the subject.
HB 555 51-0 (1949) Author: Perry, J. Franklin Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the town of Freeport, Texas, to which State General Fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted.
HB 560 51-0 (1949) Author: Shell, J. Harvey Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the City of Rockport, Texas, to which State General Fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 561 51-0 (1949) Author: Lee, Otis | et. al. Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the City of Port Arthur, Texas, to which State General Ad Valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 600 51-0 (1949) Author: Shell, J. Harvey Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the state and its agency the City of Sinton, Texas, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 669 51-0 (1949) Author: Shell, J. Harvey Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the city of Aransas Pass, Texas, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 674 51-0 (1949) Author: Cannon, Oscar E. Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the City of Corpus Christi, Texas, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 676 51-0 (1949) Author: Wood, Bill D. Relating to authorizing any city having less than sixty thousand (60,000) population which is operating under a home rule charter, and which city on January 1, 1949, owned and was operating a public parking lots, to issue revenue bonds for permanent improvements to such lots; containing a severability provision.
HB 693 51-0 (1949) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the City of Port Lavaca, Texas, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted.
HB 896 51-0 (1949) Author: Cannon, Oscar E. Relating to authorizing all incorporated cities of more than fifty thousand (50,000) population, according to the last preceding Federal Census, owning gas distribution systems, to issue revenue bonds to acquire certain public buildings and the necessary sites therefor; providing this Act shall be cumulative of other laws but shall prevail over other laws in conflict; containing a saving clause.
HB 904 51-0 (1949) Author: Morrison, Jr., John E. "Jack" Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming certain proceedings and bonds heretofore had or authorized by cities for purchasing fire trucks and equipment; providing that this Act shall not apply to any proceedings or bonds the validity of which has been contested in any pending suit or litigation.
HB 944 51-0 (1949) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" | et. al. Relating to authorizing the governing body of any city having a population of not less than one hundred and seventy-five thousand (175,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding United States Census to issue negotiable revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring, purchasing and installing air conditioning equipment in and for the municipal auditorium and/or municipal theatre owned and operated by said city, such bonds to be secured solely by a pledge of, and payable from the net revenues derived from the operation thereof; containing a severability provision.
HB 960 51-0 (1949) Author: Stovell, Tom H. Relating to any city which has outstanding waterworks or waterworks and sewer system revenue bonds and which has on hand sufficient money to pay said bonds together with the interest thereon to the date when they become due or optional for prior payment and the contract premium if any; making the Act cumulative but controlling when inconsistent with or in conflict with other laws; enacting other provisions relating to this subject.
HB 965 51-0 (1949) Author: Williams, Eugene C. Relating to authorizing cities having a population in excess of two hundred thousand (200,000) to transfer to their general fund and use for general or special city purposes such part of the revenues of any city-owned utility system as authorized or permitted in the indenture, deed of trust, or ordinance providing for and securing payment of revenue bonds issued under Articles 1111-1118, Revised Statutes, as amended.
HB 988 51-0 (1949) Author: Peterson, Dudley W. Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming certain proceedings and bonds heretofore had or authorized by cities for the construction and equipment of a municipal garage and for the construction of a municipal public park band shell, either or both.
SB 32 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to investments by county, city or town or the trustees of any school district or school community in United States war savings bonds, etc.
SB 173 51-0 (1949) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to validating and declaring to be negotiable instruments certain securities heretofore issued by Counties, Cities, Towns, Districts and all other political subdivisions and municipal corporations and all renewals and refundings thereof, originally acquired from the issuers by the United States Government and its Agencies; providing that no securities shall be validated by this Act, the validity of which is being directly attacked in pending litigation; prescribing a severability clause; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
SB 185 51-0 (1949) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to authorizing cities and towns, including home rule cities, which heretofore have issued or hereafter may issue bonds payable from revenues of light and power systems to issue additional bonds payable form such revenues for purpose of improving and extending such systems such additional bonds to constitute a lion upon said revenues in order of their issuance inferior to lien securing payment of bonds previously issued; enacting other matters related to the subject; providing a severability clause.
SB 186 51-0 (1949) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to authorizing cities and towns, including Home Rule cities, which heretofore have issued or hereafter may issue bonds payable from revenues of water or sewer systems to issue additional bonds payable from such revenues for purpose of improving and extending such systems such additional bonds to constitute a line upon said revenues in order of their issuance inferior to lien securing payment of bonds previously issued; enacting other matters pertaining to the subject; providing a severability clause.
SB 337 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the City of Rockport, Texas, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
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