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HB 42 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain taxable entities offering postsecondary tuition assistance. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 52 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration and the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning arrested persons and certain persons lawfully detained. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 58 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain first-time marihuana possession offenders; imposing a fee for participation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 101 85-0 (2017) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the development of and contracting for reclaimed water facilities in certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 113 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a local authority to impose a civil penalty for certain violations recorded by an automated traffic control system or a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing a civil penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 124 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 149 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 151 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds or other debt. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 153 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate occupations. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 192 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression and to the enforcement of that prohibition. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 207 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 233 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the exception of certain information related to the humane disposition by a municipality or county of an animal from required disclosure under the public information law. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 256 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the authority of a city attorney to seek an injunction to abate a common nuisance under the Alcoholic Beverage Code. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 299 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to municipal annexation. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 328 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to state and federal laws regarding immigrants or immigration, including the enforcement of those laws by certain governmental entities and the use of consular identity documents for certain purposes. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 370 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the availability on the Internet of personal financial statements filed by public officials. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 387 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 424 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to municipal annexation. House: Land & Resource Management Placed on General State Calendar
HB 466 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to limiting the locations in which a license holder may openly carry a handgun; restricting an exception to a criminal offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 470 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to implement a homestead land bank program. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 523 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the requirement that certain elected school district boards make audio and video recordings of certain work sessions and special called meetings available on the Internet. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 611 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 623 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the authority of a municipality to remove directors of certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 683 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possession or use of law enforcement identification, insignia, or vehicles in a municipality and the clarification of the offenses of false identification as a peace officer and misrepresentation of property. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 714 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the civil prosecution of offenses involving certain municipal parking ordinances; authorizing a civil fine. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 754 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 760 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John Relating to excepting the date of birth of a living person from required disclosure under the public information law. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 762 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 763 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 764 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to civil liability of a local government for failure to comply with an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 840 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al. Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 848 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton | et. al. Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 889 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 921 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 927 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the regulation of firearms, air guns, knives, ammunition, and firearm and air gun supplies; imposing a civil penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 954 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1063 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al. Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1064 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the governance and operation of municipal management districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 1109 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1120 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue a building construction permit or final certificate of occupancy for a building or facility required to meet certain accessibility standards; requiring a related study. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1134 85-0 (2017) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 1156 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating an offense. House: Public Health Returned to committee
HB 1185 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1193 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the governance of certain housing authorities. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1205 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to qualifications to serve as a member of the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school or the governing body of a charter holder. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1210 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to passenger security screening. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1251 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to Internet broadcasts of open meetings held by the board of directors of certain development corporations. House: Government Transparency & Operation Considered in Calendars
HB 1277 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the governance of certain housing authorities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1279 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to adopt or enforce a smoking ban on the premises of certain businesses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 1308 85-0 (2017) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1339 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al. Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1348 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to adopt or enforce a smoking ban on the premises of certain businesses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1349 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to judicial and law enforcement authority in certain municipalities on a segment of a highway or street that abuts property located in the municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1362 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to state agency and local government regulation of the use of multi-occupancy private spaces. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1449 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to prohibiting local governments from imposing certain fees on new construction. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1530 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the publication of required notice by a political subdivision in media other than a newspaper. House: Government Transparency & Operation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1541 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to the posting of required notice by a political subdivision on Internet websites. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
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 1572 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to a residential property owner's right to remove a tree or vegetation that the owner believes poses a fire risk. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
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 1636 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to authorizing certain general infrastructure projects to be undertaken by economic development corporations. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1658 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to required disclosures in ballot proposition language authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds or impose or change a tax. House: Elections Left pending in committee
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 1892 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al. Relating to expedited proceedings in cases involving substandard buildings or improvements. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1961 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the care and unlawful restraint of a dog. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1969 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to the establishment of a municipal marshal reserve force. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2037 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the promotional system used in certain municipal civil service fire departments. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2052 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al. Relating to a tree planting credit to offset tree mitigation fees imposed by a municipality. House: Urban Affairs Received from the House
HB 2073 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to publication of notice requirements for certain governmental entities and representatives. House: Government Transparency & Operation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2099 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the annexation of an unincorporated enclave by certain general-law municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2100 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to authority of certain general-law municipalities to annex an area without consent. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2110 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to procedures for incorporation or establishment of another form of local government for certain areas subject to a regional participation agreement. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2191 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the eligibility of certain entities for grants awarded by the criminal justice division of the governor's office. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2214 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to cemeteries in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2280 85-0 (2017) Author: Dean, Jay Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and to the agency's enforcement of immigration detainers and of laws relating to immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2288 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to regulation of the sale of fireworks by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2317 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to access to criminal history record information by an emergency communication district. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2434 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to requiring certain public retirement systems to take certain actions or implement certain plans designed to achieve actuarial soundness. House: Pensions Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2435 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to public improvement projects financed by or through assessments levied on property by municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2476 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to approval by the comptroller of public accounts of certain contingent fee legal services contracts entered into by public agencies. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2550 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John Relating to motor vehicle liability insurance requirements for a person providing passenger taxicab services in a municipality. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2551 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to regulation of short-term rentals by municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2585 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the provision of veterans housing by county or municipal housing authorities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 2631 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the remedies available to a person to abate a public nuisance in a municipality. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2642 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to requirements for providing information regarding the issuance of certain proposed bonds by certain political subdivisions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2758 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the regulation of seed by a political subdivision. House: Agriculture & Livestock Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2763 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to solid waste services and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2792 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to housing authorities established by municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2846 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the employment of certain individuals at a sexually oriented business. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2899 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the regulation of discrimination by political subdivisions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2922 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to collection of a service charge by a county or municipality for a dishonored credit card. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2985 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the type of newspaper required for notice by publication in certain counties. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2998 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to defense economic readjustment zones. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3141 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the provision of municipal notices by utility bill and mail. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3203 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to recordings of meetings of certain governmental bodies; creating offenses. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 3271 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the right of certain public officers to access public information, documents, records, and property. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3329 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to regulation of electricians by local governments. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3332 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3335 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3357 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to the prevailing wage for work associated with public work contracts; authorizing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3403 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the authority of a municipality to require that certain oil and gas operations be set back a certain distance from child-care facilities and schools. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3433 85-0 (2017) Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the adoption by state agencies of rules affecting rural communities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3495 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the release of extraterritorial jurisdiction by certain populous municipalities for certain purposes, including municipal incorporation. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3501 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to authorizing an exemption for open-enrollment charter schools from certain municipal drainage requirements. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3506 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce a requirement that a builder or contractor obtain a license or other similar certification from the political subdivision. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3517 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to a petition for a municipal animal control authority to manage dangerous dogs and aggressive dogs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality. House: Urban Affairs Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3595 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to assistance for certain municipal projects provided by the Texas Historical Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3603 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to authority of certain general-law municipalities to annex an area on petition by owners. House: Land & Resource Management Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3822 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to voting rights and eligibility for office of residents of certain districts subject to a strategic partnership agreement. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3871 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to substandard residential building fines issued by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3896 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the posting of notice required to be published in a newspaper on the Internet website of certain municipalities. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 3913 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Relating to retainage requirements for certain public works construction projects. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3931 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the provision of and local regulation of certain for-hire passenger transportation. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3956 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4033 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the prohibition of certain municipal requirements regarding sales of housing units or residential lots. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4097 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to prohibition of certain regulations by a county, municipality, or other political subdivision. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4132 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to the power of certain counties to enact park use rules; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 4157 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to simultaneous translation from English to Spanish of certain hearings and meetings held by a committee of the legislature, the governing body of a municipality, or the commissioners court of a county. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 4202 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to procedures for issuing municipal building permits. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 4337 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the authority of a municipality to remove directors of the North Texas Municipal Water District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 4 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement by campus police departments and certain local governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to related duties and liability of certain persons in the criminal justice system; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 24 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 71 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the transfer of certain state real property to the City of San Marcos. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 76 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 92 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to prohibition of certain regulations by a county, municipality, or other political subdivision. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 103 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the provision of bags to customers of a business at the point of sale. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 113 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the provision of and local regulation of certain for-hire passenger transportation. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
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 197 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 228 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the authority of a municipality to limit the possession, purchase, consumption, sale, distribution, or receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, or tobacco products. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 385 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to voter approval of local acceptance and use of federal funds for commuter rail projects. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 389 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Major Events reimbursement program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 390 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Motor Sports Racing trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 391 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Events trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 392 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Major Events Trust fund, the Events trust fund, and the Motor Sports Racing trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 397 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to sheriffs and their representatives. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 427 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 451 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to regulation of short-term rentals and short-term rental marketplaces by municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 459 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the regulation or taxation of firearms, air guns, knives, or ammunition by a municipality or county. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 461 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 466 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to certain petitions filed with home-rule municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 467 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to a requirement for ballot propositions. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 488 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 515 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the right of certain public officers to access public information, documents, records, and property; creating criminal offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 593 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Blanco, César | et. al.
Relating to the governance of certain housing authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 601 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to authorizing an exemption for open-enrollment charter schools from certain municipal drainage requirements. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 616 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to requirements for a ballot proposition for a proposed municipal charter amendment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 619 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to county and municipal cooperation with state and federal immigration law enforcement and efforts to enhance international border security. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 623 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a public information Internet website. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 636 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to procedures for certain municipalities to adopt or amend a national model building code. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 641 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to periodic zero-based budgeting for certain political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 642 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to required disclosures in and to the length of ballot proposition language authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds or impose or change a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 650 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to tax increment financing. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 675 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the development of and contracting for reclaimed water facilities in certain municipalities. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 684 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the local regulation of the operation of utility vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, and recreational off-highway vehicles on public roadways. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 715 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Relating to municipal annexation. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Point of order sustained
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 744 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Relating to a tree planting credit to offset tree mitigation fees imposed by a municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
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 852 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to prohibiting local governments from imposing certain fees on new construction. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 871 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to municipal voting rights and eligibility for municipal office of residents in areas subject to limited-purpose annexation under strategic partnership agreements. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 957 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to the content and numbering of propositions on the ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 986 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to a grant program to support the enforcement of immigration law by a municipality or county. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1015 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Keough, Mark
Relating to procedures for incorporation or establishment of another form of local government for certain areas subject to a regional participation agreement. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1090 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Point of order sustained
SB 1109 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Burns, DeWayne
Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of the general election for officers. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1172 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of seed by a political subdivision. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1229 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al.
Relating to solid waste services and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1239 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the authority of a municipality to remove directors of the North Texas Municipal Water District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1290 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to access to criminal history record information by an emergency communication district. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1356 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to distracted driving collisions; creating an offense. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1357 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the right of public officers to information of certain governmental entities; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1438 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1544 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schubert, Leighton
Relating to financial reporting requirements of regional planning commissions. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1586 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the minimum wage, including authorizing certain counties and municipalities to establish a minimum wage. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1652 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the designation of an area of highway by a municipality as an immediate removal area. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1661 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to voting rights and eligibility for office of residents of certain districts subject to a strategic partnership agreement. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1670 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Relating to a historic structure assistance program operated by a municipally owned utility in certain municipalities; authorizing a fee. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1797 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to regulation of electricians by local governments. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1863 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the governance and operation of municipal management districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1866 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the employment of certain individuals at a sexually oriented business. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1980 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to performance bonds for certain public improvements in certain municipalities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Industry
SJR 54 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Faircloth, Wayne
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a municipal charter amendment election to be held on certain election dates. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 6 85-1 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to municipal annexation. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 7 85-1 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to municipal regulation of the removal of trees on private property. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 46 85-1 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the regulation of discrimination by political subdivisions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 53 85-1 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 57 85-1 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the release of extraterritorial jurisdiction by certain populous municipalities for certain purposes, including municipal incorporation. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 69 85-1 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of and municipal annexation by certain municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 77 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to an optional fee in lieu of the dedication of parkland as a condition of approval by a municipality of land development or use. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 93 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to compensation to be paid to an emergency services district for a municipality's annexation of the district's territory. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 94 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to municipal regulation of property of political subdivisions. Filed
HB 107 85-1 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce a requirement that a builder or contractor obtain a license or other similar certification from the political subdivision. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 110 85-1 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 164 85-1 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the issuance of a permit by a political subdivision. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 183 85-1 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 245 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 317 85-1 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 381 85-1 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain facilities of political subdivisions, including public school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 3 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain facilities and activities of political subdivisions, including public school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 6 85-1 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Relating to municipal annexation. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 13 85-1 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the issuance of a permit by a political subdivision. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 23 85-1 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to prohibition of certain regulations by a county, municipality, or other political subdivision. Filed
SB 42 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. Filed
SB 47 85-1 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to performance bonds for certain public improvements in certain municipalities. Filed
SB 55 85-1 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to procedures for certain municipalities to adopt or amend a national model building code. Filed
SB 89 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities. Filed
SB 91 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the regulation of certain facilities and activities of political subdivisions, including public school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 104 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to municipal annexation. Filed
SB 107 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a tree planting credit to offset tree mitigation fees imposed by a municipality. Filed
SB 109 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and to certain other provisions related to immigration law. Filed
SB 110 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. Filed
HB 23 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to disclosure of certain relationships with local government officers and vendors; creating criminal offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 40 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the exclusive jurisdiction of this state to regulate oil and gas operations in this state and the express preemption of local regulation of those operations. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 132 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to prohibiting local governments from interfering with a person's right to engage in the production of agriculture. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 139 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the posting of certain notices for political subdivisions on the comptroller's Internet website. House: Government Transparency & Operation Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 143 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the local regulation of distance requirements for the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages near public transportation stops. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
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 167 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the adoption of a county charter by Bexar County. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 239 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to storage of flammable liquids at retail service stations in unincorporated areas and certain municipalities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 264 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to procedures for asserting taking claims against certain governmental entities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 273 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the minimum term of confinement for an offense of illegal dumping in a municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 274 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement of municipal rules, ordinances, or police regulations prohibiting illegal dumping; increasing a penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 281 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 283 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the requirement that certain governmental bodies make audio and video recordings of open meetings available on the Internet. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 292 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to authorizing development corporations to finance projects to support primary job training facilities and programs at certain educational institutions. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 342 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to periodic reauthorization of municipal building permit fees. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 384 84-0 (2015) Author: Spitzer, Stuart | et. al. Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 396 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the state minimum wage, including adjustments based on the consumer price index and authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 473 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to a prohibition on the sale or transfer of certain law enforcement vehicles before removal of certain equipment and insignia. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 538 84-0 (2015) Author: Spitzer, Stuart Relating to judicial and law enforcement authority in certain municipalities on a segment of a highway or street that abuts property located in the municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 539 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the procedural requirements for the adoption of a municipal regulation, limitation, or prohibition on the production, storage, or transportation of oil or natural gas; authorizing a fee. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 540 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the submission to the attorney general of a measure proposing the enactment or repeal of a municipal ordinance. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 592 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 613 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to sunset review of certain municipal management districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 665 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken Relating to requirements for annexation of certain commercial or industrial areas by a general-law municipality. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 685 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the production of public information under the public information law. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 737 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 738 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of the rental or leasing of housing accommodations. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 748 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the regulation of liquid propane gas tanks on residential property. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 870 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the investment training requirement for certain local government financial officers. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 905 84-0 (2015) Author: Frullo, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the regulation of knives by a municipality or county. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 907 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to regulate the location of halfway houses; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 960 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the exemption of school district property from certain infrastructure fees charged for the control of excess water or storm water. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 961 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to the exemption of certain school district property from certain infrastructure fees charged for the control of excess water or storm water. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 983 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the repeal of the requirement that counties and municipalities offer to remove graffiti from private property free of charge before requiring the property owner to remove the graffiti. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1020 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 1130 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the removal of a disabled vehicle from a roadway or right-of-way. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
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 1170 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the applicability to open-enrollment charter schools of certain laws regarding local governments and political subdivisions. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1186 84-0 (2015) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the validation of certain actions relating to municipal airport zoning regulations. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 1243 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the reinstatement of a firefighter or police officer following a decision rendered by the Fire Fighters' and Police Officers' Civil Service Commission or an independent third party hearing examiner. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1249 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain general infrastructure projects to be undertaken by economic development corporations. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1269 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to supplemental environmental projects implemented by certain local governments in lieu of administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 1277 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to requirements for annexation of certain commercial or industrial areas by a general-law municipality. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1283 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds or other debt. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1284 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the review by certain governmental entities of a permit application for a solid waste facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1289 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the acquisition and sale of unimproved real property by an urban land bank. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1292 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to renaming the Major Events trust fund to the Major Events Reimbursement Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1361 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to an exemption for municipalities and this state from the compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1415 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to establishment or use of cemeteries in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1556 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to prohibition of certain regulations by a county, municipality, or other political subdivision. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1558 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate churches that provide overnight shelter for children. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1609 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the annexation of an unincorporated enclave by certain general-law municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1610 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to authority of certain general-law municipalities to annex an area without consent. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1631 84-0 (2015) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities and counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 1634 84-0 (2015) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain taxable entities offering postsecondary tuition assistance. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1654 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly | et. al. Relating to public agreements or contracts related to United Nations Agenda 21. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1662 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 1792 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to regulation of residential short-term rental units and collection and reporting periods of hotel occupancy taxes; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1872 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1939 84-0 (2015) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the provision of bags to customers of a business at the point of sale. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1953 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the deadline for counties and municipalities to provide notice of a proposed property tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2001 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to interlocal contracts between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 2035 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to regulation by certain alcohol-related businesses based on the amount of alcohol sold. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2044 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the setback requirements for a junkyard or an automotive wrecking and salvage yard. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2095 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to undertake a qualified hotel project. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2162 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to municipal regulation of the use of alarm systems; authorizing a municipal fee. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2164 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2201 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to vacancies on the governing body of a Type A general-law municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2221 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the procedures for municipal annexations. House: Land & Resource Management Returned to committee
HB 2238 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to municipal authority to regulate wind turbines in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2296 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to regulation by a municipality of the possession of an open container or the public consumption of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2376 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2426 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the effect on local regulation of state law for fire extinguisher service and installation; authorizing a fee. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2436 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to passenger security screening. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2441 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to voting rights and eligibility for office of residents of certain districts subject to a strategic partnership agreement. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 2468 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transfer of certain state real property from the Texas Department of Transportation to the City of Laredo. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Transportation
No action taken in committee
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 2518 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to discussion or deliberation regarding certain economic development negotiations by governmental bodies. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2529 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to regulation of the sale of fireworks by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2562 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the care and unlawful restraint of a dog. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2581 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to governmental actions affecting private property rights in certain oil and gas wells. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2595 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the use of municipal initiative and referendum to restrict property rights. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
HB 2670 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the deadline for counties and municipalities to provide notice of a proposed property tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2672 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the powers of a public utility agency; authorizing fees and charges; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 2688 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2728 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis | et. al. Relating to the amount the Texas Military Preparedness Commission may grant to local governmental entities for certain purposes. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2772 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the authority of certain economic development corporations to undertake and operate transportation-related projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2808 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2855 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prohibit an activity over which the Railroad Commission of Texas has jurisdiction. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2909 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of the rental or leasing of housing accommodations. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2917 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on certain elected officials. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2977 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to issues affecting counties and certain other governmental entities; authorizing fees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2991 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to municipal regulation of minimum setback requirements for mineral exploration and development activities, including providing for and recording of waivers from those requirements. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3022 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to the construction or development of certain continuing care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3040 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the authority of certain economic development corporations to undertake and operate transportation-related projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
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 3047 84-0 (2015) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3048 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain municipalities. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3060 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to functions of a municipal building and standards commission panel. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3160 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to an exception to the period of filing an application for the grant of letters testamentary or of administration of a decedent's estate. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3167 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the governing bodies of certain local planning organizations. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3187 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to assessments for water and energy improvements in municipalities and counties; changing a fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3193 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to consideration of location of an offeror's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3224 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the release of certain information relating to motor vehicle accidents. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3234 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick Relating to the right of municipal officers to obtain information, documents, and records. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3244 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to authorizing broker agreements for the sale of real property held in trust by home-rule municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3245 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to qualified nonprofit corporations acting for and on behalf of two or more cities. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3263 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate state licensees. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3300 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3340 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the administration and implementation of the Flood Control and Insurance Act; adding provisions subject to a civil or criminal penalty and affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3358 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to municipal regulation of passenger transportation for compensation. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3363 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to authorizing local government programs to provide assessments for residential water and energy improvements in designated regions, including authorizing the issuance of obligations to provide financing for the programs; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3388 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to increasing the fee on conviction paid by a defendant for a peace officer committing or releasing the defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3411 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the review by certain governmental entities of a permit application for a solid waste facility. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3412 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3485 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the addition of certain municipalities to the territory of a regional transportation authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 3518 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al. Relating to alternative fuel fleets of certain governmental entities, including funding for motor vehicles, infrastructure, and equipment. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3620 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the acquisition of real property by a municipality. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3630 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the application of the hotel occupancy tax and the collection and administration of the tax by a municipality. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3634 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose a local tax on the sale of certain motor fuel and to the use of the tax revenue by the municipality; authorizing penalties. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3687 84-0 (2015) Author: Frank, James Relating to design-build procedures for civil works projects. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3688 84-0 (2015) Author: Frank, James Relating to the process for the selection of construction managers-at-risk used by governmental entities. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3692 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the financing of convention center hotels in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Postponed
HB 3713 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate occupations. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3782 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to provide water and sewer service to areas within the municipal boundaries without obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3838 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the procedures required for a Type A economic development corporation to make certain expenditures. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3865 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to authority of certain general-law municipalities to annex an area on petition by owners. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3866 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose certain requirements for gun show promoters who lease municipal facilities. House: Urban Affairs Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3869 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the appointment of commissioners of public housing authorities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3871 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to posting of certain financial information of certain political subdivisions on the Internet. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 3876 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the issuance of local permits by a regulatory agency of a political subdivision; limiting the amount of a fee. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3939 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the requirements for construction contracts for certain public works projects. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3993 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to certain programs established by a municipality to provide affordable housing. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 4011 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to reporting and monitoring requirements related to fire protection sprinkler systems in residential high-rise buildings. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 4051 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the authority of a municipality to adopt requirements for the installation of fire protection sprinkler systems. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 4053 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to posting certain comprehensive annual financial reports on the Internet. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 4061 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the regulation of firearms, air guns, ammunition, and firearm and air gun supplies; imposing a civil penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4070 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the adoption or enforcement of laws relating to labor by a political subdivision. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
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
HJR 35 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the voters of Bexar County to adopt a charter that restructures and empowers the county government and that may allow the integration of the county government with certain other political subdivisions located wholly or partly in the county. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HR 3488 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1295. Reported enrolled
SB 12 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al.
Relating to alternative fuel fleets of certain governmental entities, including funding for motor vehicles, infrastructure, and equipment. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 48 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the events eligible for funding from the Major Events trust fund. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 58 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Faircloth, Wayne
Relating to the enforcement of commercial vehicle safety standards by certain municipalities and counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 68 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the minimum wage, including authorizing a county or municipality to establish a minimum wage. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 92 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to regulation of certain credit services organizations and to certain extensions of consumer credit the organizations obtain for a consumer or assist a consumer in obtaining. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 121 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; providing civil and administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 185 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 267 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of the rental or leasing of housing accommodations. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 318 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to the amount the Texas Military Preparedness Commission may grant to local governmental entities for certain purposes. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 336 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the right of municipal officers to obtain information, documents, and records. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 343 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the conformity of local law with state law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 440 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to prohibit hydraulic fracturing treatment. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 445 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to public agreements or contracts related to United Nations Agenda 21. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 456 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to establishing a uniform one-half mile extraterritorial jurisdiction limit for municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 497 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of money in a tax increment fund to pay costs related to public improvements used for social services programs and permanent supportive housing that promotes the development or redevelopment of a reinvestment zone. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 506 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the authority of a political subdivision of this state to execute certain contracts for the use or acquisition of personal property. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 532 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 582 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia
Relating to training courses for certain food handlers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 616 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to eliminating authority of municipalities to annex for limited purposes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
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 696 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to increasing the fee on conviction paid by a defendant for a peace officer committing or releasing the defendant. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 710 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the organization of a municipal government as a Liberty City general-law municipality. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 720 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prohibit hydraulic fracturing. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 803 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the validation of certain actions relating to municipal airport zoning regulations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 809 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to governmental actions affecting private property rights in certain oil and gas wells. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
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 837 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 846 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to abolish the permanent resident hotel occupancy tax exemption. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
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 878 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 879 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the review by certain governmental entities of a permit application for a solid waste facility. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 882 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to municipal authority to regulate wind turbines in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 883 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 1029 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to undertake a qualified hotel project. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1113 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the transfer of certain state real property to the City of San Marcos. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1155 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to prohibition of certain regulations by a county, municipality, or other political subdivision. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1184 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the governance of a regional mobility authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1254 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to transparency in economic development negotiations involving a governmental body and a business prospect. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1281 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of a local government to participate in a cooperative purchasing program with local governments of this state or another state. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1288 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to a prohibition on local solid waste management regulations that are inconsistent with a permit or regulations of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1318 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the local regulation of distance requirements for the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages near public transportation stops. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1344 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the removal of a tenant's personal property after a writ of possession has been issued in an eviction suit. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 1380 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the exemption of municipalities, certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities, and regional transit authorities from certain motor fuel taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1387 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain municipalities. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1389 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the border commerce coordinator. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1403 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the financing of convention center hotels in certain municipalities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1408 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the establishment of a matching grant program for community development in certain municipalities and counties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1436 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the setback requirements for a junkyard or an automotive wrecking and salvage yard; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1453 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to propose a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1537 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to enforce a smoking ban on the premises of certain businesses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1550 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the provision of bags to customers of a business at the point of sale. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1552 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to additional functions of a commission panel of a municipal building and standards commission. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1567 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the applicability to open-enrollment charter schools of certain laws regarding local governments and political subdivisions. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1593 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to regulation of the sale of fireworks by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1617 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to municipal regulation of passenger transportation for compensation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1639 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the procedures for municipal annexations. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Land & Resource Management
SB 1673 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the preemption of a local law by state law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1679 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to procedures for a certain municipalities to adopt or amend a national model building code. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1716 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the governance of certain housing authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1719 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the evaluation of an application for a low income housing tax credit. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1781 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina | et. al.
Relating to the euthanasia of animals in animal shelters located in certain counties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1806 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to limits on the regulatory authority of a municipality. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1823 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1895 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to certain programs established by a municipality to provide affordable housing. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1998 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to consideration of location of an offeror's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2048 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SR 1064 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 1295. Reported enrolled
HB 123 83-0 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to an interlocal contract between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative to purchase roofing materials or services. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 151 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the adoption of a county charter by Bexar County. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 181 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the construction or operation by a local governmental entity of a day labor center used to facilitate the employment of aliens not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 278 83-0 (2013) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the liability of a municipality for certain space flight activities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 334 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the residency requirement for certain elective offices of certain political subdivisions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 335 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan | et. al. Relating to the posting of certain notices for political subdivisions on the comptroller's Internet website. House: Technology Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 339 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the authority to propose the creation of a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 483 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to a public hearing held on the issue of making a payment in excess of the compensation contracted for by a political subdivision. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
HB 487 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to liability of certain persons assisting in man-made or natural disasters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 488 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to county or municipal regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 540 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to regulation of residential tenancies by local governments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 545 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to authorize the creation of a spaceport development corporation. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 601 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 752 83-0 (2013) Author: Longoria, Oscar
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the types of entities that are considered municipal water suppliers for purposes of the law governing the effect of the subdivision of certain land on certain irrigation water rights. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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 815 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to sunset review of certain municipal management districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 889 83-0 (2013) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to the requirement that certain governmental bodies make audio and video recordings of open meetings available on the Internet. House: Technology Placed on General State Calendar
HB 960 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a county. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 970 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to regulation of cottage food products and cottage food production operations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 975 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the requirements for obtaining an emergency medical services provider license. Filed
HB 989 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the fine or penalty for violation of a municipal rule, ordinance, or police regulation and municipal court jurisdiction to enforce certain violations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1015 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the regulation of big cats and nonhuman primates; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1030 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prohibit the sale of firearms on public property in certain circumstances. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1044 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles; creating an offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1050 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to purchasing and other contracts by governmental entities. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 1094 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to authorizing assessments for water and energy improvements in districts designated by municipalities and counties. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1124 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1177 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al. Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1178 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to municipal judicial and law enforcement authority on a segment of a highway or street that abuts property located in a municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1207 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the repeal of public prevailing wage rate laws. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1235 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the operation of certain swimming pools by certain populous municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1274 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the authority of certain transportation authorities to create a local government corporation. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1299 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan | et. al. Relating to municipal regulation of electric stun guns, knives, and personal defense sprays. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1312 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the reinstatement of a firefighter or police officer following a decision rendered by the Fire Fighters' and Police Officers' Civil Service Commission or an independent third party hearing examiner. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1335 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to prohibiting a municipality from mandating the compensation paid to workers under a project financed by an economic development corporation receiving municipal money. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1342 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the requirements for obtaining an emergency medical services provider license. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1361 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to validating certain acts of the Lower Nueces River Water Supply District transferring real property rights. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1372 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to filling certain vacancies on the governing body of certain home-rule municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 1427 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheffield, Ralph
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the donation of surplus real property by certain municipalities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1449 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to licensing and regulation of dog and cat dealers; providing penalties and imposing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1496 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to governmental actions affecting private property rights in certain oil and gas wells. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1509 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the enforcement of water conservation and animal care and control ordinances of a municipality by civil action or quasi-judicial enforcement; providing civil penalties. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1553 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the replatting of a subdivision without vacating the preceding plat in certain municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1554 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the authority of municipalities to file a lien for the costs of abatement of a floodplain ordinance violation; providing a civil penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1590 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to an exemption from certain municipal and county solid waste disposal service requirements. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1719 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to passenger security screening and reporting by certain local government airport operators. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1734 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authority of the mayors of certain municipalities to call a special meeting. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1768 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to identification requirements for certain fire hydrants and flush valves. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1795 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to authorizing broker agreements for the sale of real property by certain municipalities. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1797 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the authority to regulate certain water and sewage utilities to ensure public safety in and around certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1809 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the authority of a cultural education facilities finance corporation to acquire and finance certain public property projects. House: Ways & Means 1 hr. notice-for reconsideration
HB 1813 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of a municipality to confiscate packaged fireworks; providing an affirmative defense for possessing fireworks in certain circumstances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1873 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to a limitation on the expansion of certain landfills. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1908 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to sports and community venue projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1912 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county; authorizing assessments. House: Special Purpose Districts Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1935 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain general infrastructure projects to be undertaken by economic development corporations. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1966 83-0 (2013) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to a project that may be undertaken by certain development corporations in connection with infrastructure improvements necessary for municipal area development and revitalization. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1967 83-0 (2013) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to use of sales and use tax proceeds by certain economic development corporations for certain job-related skills training. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1973 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the provision of water by a public utility or water supply or sewer service corporation for use in fire suppression. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1977 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to construction manager-agents and managers-at-risk used by governmental entities. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2003 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to the requirements for the incorporation of certain census-designated places as municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2021 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to contract for the collection of certain amounts; authorizing a fee. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2053 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to temporarily holding certain arrested persons in municipal jails. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2068 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to establishment and functions of certain urban land bank programs. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2077 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to municipal fees in certain populous municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2164 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the delegation of authority by the governing body of a political subdivision during a disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2181 83-0 (2013) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to authorizing development corporations to finance projects to support primary job training facilities and programs at certain educational institutions. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2187 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2220 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to county or municipal regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2259 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to circumstances under which a vacancy on the governing body occurs in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2274 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade sports facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2300 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to funding and donations for county transportation projects, including projects of county energy transportation reinvestment zones. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2319 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate churches that provide overnight shelter for children. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2335 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to state contracting issues, including the duties of the comptroller, quality assurance team, and Contract Advisory Team. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2350 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to certain property insurance coverage available through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and other entities, the operation of those entities, and activities to pay and reduce losses under that coverage. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2366 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to seize certain real property for the payment of delinquent ad valorem taxes and the amount secured by certain liens. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2471 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the exception of certain information related to the humane disposition by a local government of an unclaimed stray animal from required disclosure under the public information law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2502 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the authority of a municipality to require owners of real property to keep the property free of certain conditions. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2580 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the authority of municipalities to create freight rail districts that have the powers of rural rail transportation districts; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2606 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to an entrance examination for a position in a fire department of certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2641 83-0 (2013) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the criteria for designation of an area as a reinvestment zone for purposes of tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2692 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to establish an economic development program to promote the construction of small-scale electric generating facilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2695 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to municipal authority to regulate wind turbines in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2718 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the cultural and fine arts district program administered by the Texas Commission on the Arts. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2730 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to sales and use tax imposed by boards of certain municipal transit departments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2752 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the development and operation of advanced brackish desalination projects. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2757 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to authorizing a municipality to file a lien on homestead property for the costs incurred by the municipality related to a dangerous structure on the property. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2781 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2860 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to requiring the attorney general to obtain an injunction against a municipality or county that adopts prohibited regulations regarding firearms, ammunition, or firearm supplies. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2896 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the period for which eligibility lists for beginning positions in certain municipal fire departments are effective. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2908 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to authority of a municipality to adopt certain ordinances. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2953 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate a business or occupational license holder. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2975 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the merger of housing authorities in certain municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2981 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the procedures and duties of animal shelters and rescue organizations; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3052 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the date on which a municipality may hold a general election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3084 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to authorizing a municipal clerk to file documents electronically for recording with a county clerk. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3089 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to limitations on the application of certain municipal regulations to local permits. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3165 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to local government photographic monitoring systems. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3194 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to consolidate. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3202 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the selection process for construction managers-at-risk used by local governments. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3222 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the factors to be considered in determining the amount of certain administrative penalties imposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3231 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to local regulation regarding the sale of certain abusable drugs. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3255 83-0 (2013) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the sale of soil products by a political subdivision. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3263 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the payment of fees and other costs by credit card, debit card or electronic means in municipalities and counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3350 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3354 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the retention of and the required disclosure under the public information law of certain complaints alleging official oppression. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 3360 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to periodic reauthorization of municipal building permit fees. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3447 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the establishment and functions of certain urban land banks. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3501 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the extent of extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
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 3609 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to designation of alternative routes for the transportation of certain radioactive waste. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3641 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to require certain persons to wear a helmet while operating a bicycle. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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 3643 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the allocation of revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax by certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3645 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the relocation of a facility of a municipally owned utility required by the improvement of a turnpike or toll project of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3674 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to eligibility of municipalities to participate in the historic courthouse preservation and maintenance programs administered by the Texas Historical Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3758 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to examining records of municipal management districts. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3763 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to consent for the inclusion of a municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction in an emergency services district. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3770 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the refusal to register motor vehicles by a county assessor-collector or the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3780 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the regulation of liquid propane gas tanks on residential property. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3794 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3803 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to a fidelity bond or insurance requirement for property owners' association and unit owners' association board members. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3813 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to municipal fire suppression standards in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3830 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the applicability of certain public works contracting requirements. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HJR 30 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the voters of certain counties to adopt a charter that restructures and empowers the county government and that may allow the integration of the county government with certain other political subdivisions located wholly or partly in the county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 66 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing compensation for certain public school employees and certain retired public school employees serving as members of local governing bodies. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 87 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a home-rule municipality to provide in its charter the procedure to fill a vacancy on its governing body for which the unexpired term is 12 months or less. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 123 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the foreclosure of a lien on homestead property for costs incurred by a municipality relating to a dangerous structure on the property. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 2759 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1768. Reported enrolled
SB 171 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to study the use by state agencies of a uniform application form following disasters. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 267 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the liability of a municipality for certain space flight activities. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 276 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the authority of certain transportation authorities to create a local government corporation. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 335 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the use of a photographic traffic enforcement system at a railroad crossing. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 367 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the disposition of abandoned or unclaimed property seized at the time of certain arrests. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 385 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to authorizing assessments for water and energy improvements in regions designated by municipalities and counties; imposing a fee. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 438 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Relating to an interlocal contract between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative to purchase roofing materials or services. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 551 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade sports facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 585 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade sports facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 605 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Improvement District No. 24; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 628 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 654 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the enforcement of water conservation and animal care and control ordinances of a municipality by civil action or quasi-judicial enforcement; providing civil penalties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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 754 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the reporting of the hiring of lobbyists on behalf of a governmental entity. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 762 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to a prohibition on the disposal of certain used equipment at a municipal solid waste facility; creating an offense. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 765 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and duties of an event oversight committee for an event eligible to receive funding through a major events trust fund; limiting payments from the fund to reimbursement for attracting unique events to Texas. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 773 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the replatting of a subdivision without vacating the preceding plat in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 819 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the disposal of demolition waste from abandoned or nuisance buildings by certain local governments. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 837 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the authority of a municipality to require owners of real property to keep the property free of certain conditions. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 941 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the adoption of rules by the Railroad Commission of Texas regulating the exploration for and production of natural gas in the unincorporated areas of certain counties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 968 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county; authorizing assessments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 985 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to authorizing broker agreements for the sale of real property by certain municipalities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 987 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia
Relating to allowing the attorney general to obtain an injunction against a municipality or county that adopts prohibited regulations regarding firearms, ammunition, or firearm supplies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 999 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to municipal ordinances regulating a credit access business or an extension of consumer credit that a credit access business obtains for a consumer or assists a consumer in obtaining. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1000 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate fees charged in connection with certain loans. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1028 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1063 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the inclusion of natural gas as a public facility for a public facility corporation. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1086 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the regulation of certain water and sewage utilities to ensure public safety in and around certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1087 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to file a lien for the costs of abatement of a floodplain ordinance violation; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1147 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the electronic filing system established by rule or order of the Texas Supreme Court; authorizing fees. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1199 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to development of a pilot program of the Texas Veterans Commission to designate municipalities as Veteran and Military Friendly Cities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1200 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission and strategic planning regarding military bases and defense installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1230 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the urban land bank demonstration program in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1262 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the housing authorities in certain municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1284 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the development and operation of advanced brackish desalination projects. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1287 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles; creating an offense. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1374 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to identification requirements for certain fire hydrants and flush valves. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1392 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to an audit by the state auditor and a study by the comptroller of the events trust funds. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 1400 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the municipal and county regulation of air guns. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1423 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to validating certain acts of the Lower Nueces River Water Supply District transferring real property rights. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1430 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the applicability of certain public works contracting requirements. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1437 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Sanford, Scott | et. al.
Relating to authorizing certain persons to file documents electronically for recording with a county clerk. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
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 1466 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate state licensees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1497 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the cultural and fine arts district program administered by the Texas Commission on the Arts. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1516 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the on-premises consumption of certain alcoholic beverages; providing a penalty and authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1551 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to the provision of affordable housing and other services in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1612 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to provide water and sewer service to areas within the municipal boundaries without obtaining a certificate of public convenience and necessity. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
SB 1678 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to the events and expenses eligible for, reporting requirements concerning disbursements from, and a study by the comptroller of the Major Events trust fund and the Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1719 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to the construction, remodeling, or rehabilitation of certain hotel projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1800 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and duties of an event oversight committee for an event eligible to receive funding through an events trust fund for certain municipalities and counties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1801 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the adoption of fire hydrant requirements for a wildland-urban interface in certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SCR 48 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1678. Point of order sustained
SR 1059 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1768. Reported enrolled
HCR 9 83-1 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Approving H.B. No. 2138 notwithstanding the objections of the governor. Filed
HB 14 83-3 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to authorizing certain general infrastructure projects to be undertaken by Type B economic development corporations. Filed
HB 12 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Record vote
HB 18 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 69 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the application of a vital statistics record fee to general records management. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 91 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the extent of extraterritorial jurisdiction for certain municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 113 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 138 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the acquisition of and compensation for real property, including blighted property, for public purposes through condemnation or certain other means. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 205 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the imposition by certain municipalities and municipal transit departments of the local sales and use tax in certain federal military installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 209 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to providing Internet access in certain local public libraries. House: Technology Withdrawn from schedule
HB 247 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 251 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals; imposing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 296 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the enforcement of immigration laws, to the investigation, prosecution, and punishment of certain criminal offenses concerning illegal immigration, and to certain employment and labor practices and requirements regarding immigration and immigrants; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 302 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 307 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the administration of the homeless housing and services program by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 317 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the authority of a county to regulate land use after a local option election. Filed
HB 342 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the reinstatement of a firefighter or police officer following a decision rendered by the Fire Fighters' and Police Officers' Civil Service Commission or an independent third party hearing examiner. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 345 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to limitations on awards in an adjudication brought against a local governmental entity for breach of contract. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 363 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to urban renewal authority of municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 364 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to condominiums in certain municipalities, including the exercise of eminent domain authority by those municipalities with respect to certain condominiums. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 365 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the use of eminent domain authority by certain municipalities to take abandoned multi-family rental buildings. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 406 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to local regulation of the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages on certain formerly licensed or permitted premises. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 431 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the adoption of a county charter by Bexar County. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 479 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the location of board meetings of certain economic development corporations. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 507 82-0 (2011) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to notice for certain transactions involving local government entities in populous counties. House: Technology Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 564 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to maintenance of portable fire extinguishers in government-owned vehicles in certain local governmental jurisdictions. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 568 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the cost to maintain open ditches in certain populous municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 616 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to local regulation of the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages on certain formerly licensed or permitted premises. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 623 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the detection and reporting of unauthorized immigration, the collection and dissemination of information concerning unauthorized immigration, the legal treatment or classification of unauthorized immigrants for certain purposes, the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration, and the establishment of English as the official language of this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 628 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 629 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the use of municipal or county sales tax increment financing for a transportation reinvestment zone. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 659 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to voluntary assessment of property owners by a municipality to finance water or energy efficiency improvements. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 679 82-0 (2011) Author: Button, Angie
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to change order approval requirements for certain political subdivisions of the state. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 707 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the validation of certain governmental acts and proceedings of certain municipalities relating to certain public improvement districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 727 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to a voluntary statewide diabetes mellitus registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 746 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the assessment of damages to a property owner from condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 764 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 800 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to an interlocal contract between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative to purchase roofing materials or services. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Point of order sustained
HB 802 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate door-to-door solicitation and sales by an alarm systems company. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 838 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 844 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the sale or lease of property by certain municipalities owning land near the shoreline of certain lakes. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 902 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
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 970 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to enhance and upgrade coliseums and multiuse facilities in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 984 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to agreements between neighboring municipalities regarding jurisdiction of cases in municipal courts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
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 1062 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain local governmental entities. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1089 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey | et. al. Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to require the removal of graffiti by a property owner. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1091 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to the authority of certain hospital districts to contract for the performance of administrative functions and services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1147 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to notice by a governmental entity regarding certain geospatial data products. House: Technology
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1154 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the assessment of a civil penalty against owners and operators of coin-operated machines who commit certain gambling offenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1164 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to enforcement actions by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers against political subdivisions and certain public officials. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1174 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the expiration of a county burn ban. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1175 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the election of the governing body of certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1239 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the construction or operation by a local governmental entity of a day labor center used to facilitate the employment of aliens not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1248 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain dental services to children at certain schools under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1250 82-0 (2011) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the use of facsimile signatures for certain documents involving certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
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 1263 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the powers, duties, and financing of certain facilities finance corporations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1283 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1289 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi 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 1297 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration and to certain requirements concerning illegal criminal aliens in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1360 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the regulation of off-premise signs in the unincorporated area of a county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1371 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to vehicle parking requirements in certain municipal housing authority communities. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1372 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the appointment of a tenant representative as a commissioner of a municipal housing authority. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1375 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1388 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain regulations by a municipality in its extraterritorial jurisdiction involving trees and vegetation. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1425 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to require the removal of graffiti by a property owner. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1474 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to regulation of residential tenancies by local governments. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1517 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the disposition of fines for traffic violations collected by certain counties and municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1518 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the disposition of fines for traffic violations collected by certain municipalities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1519 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the disposition of fines for traffic violations collected by certain municipalities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1560 82-0 (2011) Author: Scott, Connie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the enterprise zone program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 1561 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic signal enforcement system and impose civil penalties. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1594 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to disposition of fines imposed by certain municipalities for traffic violations. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1595 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to the liability of a sport shooting range and the regulation of firearms, ammunition, firearm supplies, and sport shooting ranges. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 1607 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the lease of certain state parking facilities to other persons. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1626 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the use of alternate electronic reporting databases for over-the-counter sales of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and norpseudoephedrine. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1634 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1724 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to economically driven mobility projects. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1735 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the requirement of orange frames on certain speed limit signs erected by a municipality. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1745 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1746 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the participation by certain taxing units in tax increment financing and the payment of tax increments into the tax increment fund for a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1798 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to districts in certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1800 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the detection and reporting of unauthorized immigration, the collection and dissemination of information concerning unauthorized immigration, and the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1814 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the provision of water and certain equipment by water supply or sewer service corporations for use in fire suppression and the liability of those corporations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1828 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1862 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a tenant's remedies regarding a local government's revocation of a certificate of occupancy due to a landlord's failure to maintain the premises. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1876 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to require fire protection sprinkler systems in certain residences. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1877 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the imposition of a fee for certain plastic bags provided to customers by retailers to fund a grant program to support local recycling efforts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1883 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to the release and transfer of extraterritorial jurisdiction by certain municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 1889 82-0 (2011) Author: Burkett, Cindy
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the city of Mesquite. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/12
HB 1914 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to financial assurance required for certain commercial or municipal solid waste facilities by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1959 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to appeal of the certification of an area's wet or dry status. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1994 82-0 (2011) Author: Weber, Randy | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the creation of a first offender prostitution prevention program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2013 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the disposal of demolition waste from abandoned or nuisance buildings in certain areas. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2076 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to contract with a vendor for the collection of certain debts. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2082 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the validation of a home-rule charter for certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2100 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to the exemption from taxation of property of a local government corporation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2105 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to employment restrictions on persons awarded certain government contracts or public subsidies; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2106 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the acquisition of real property for public use. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2127 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the municipal regulation of the discharge of firearms and certain other weapons in certain counties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2144 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the use of uniform election dates by newly incorporated municipalities. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2160 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the governing bodies of certain local planning organizations. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2175 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the review and comment procedure of certain regional planning commissions and metropolitan planning organizations. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2204 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the refusal to register motor vehicles by a county assessor-collector or the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2225 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the assessment of damages to a property owner from condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2262 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to municipal fees. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2309 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to cemeteries in certain municipalities. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2360 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the creation of the Corn Hill Regional Water Authority; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2366 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the authority of an open-enrollment charter school operated by a municipality to give a preference in admissions to children of employees of the municipality. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2384 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to hotel occupancy taxes and livestock facility use taxes for certain venue projects. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2458 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to filling certain vacancies on the governing body of certain home-rule municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2532 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the interest of a governmental entity in a life insurance policy insuring the life of an employee or retired employee of the governmental entity. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2570 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to municipal prohibition of the use of low-speed vehicles to transport passengers for hire. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2584 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to authorizing certain municipalities to donate surplus real property of negligible or negative value to certain private persons. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2601 82-0 (2011) Author: Nash, Barbara Relating to the removal of political signs from private property; providing a penalty. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2672 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to safety measures for culverts or other similar flood or drainage systems maintained by governmental entities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2673 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the calculation of tree mitigation fees charged by a municipality in connection with a permit. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2702 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the application of statutes that classify political subdivisions according to population. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2729 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to local government contracts with private entities for civil works projects and improvements to real property. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2770 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts, port authorities, and certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2811 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to local regulation regarding the sale of certain abusable drugs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2826 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the issuance of a certificate for a municipal setting designation. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2850 82-0 (2011) Author: Mallory Caraway, Barbara | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on the sale or transfer of certain law enforcement vehicles before removal of certain equipment and insignia. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2852 82-0 (2011) Author: Mallory Caraway, Barbara Relating to requiring signs at intersections with photographic traffic monitoring systems and photographic traffic signal enforcement systems. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2884 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to coordinated county transportation authorities; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2902 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3105 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the applicability of the Private Real Property Rights Preservation Act to certain governmental actions. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3111 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to capital improvements in certain counties and municipalities, including through the creation of the Midland County Utility District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3140 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to create economic development programs and provide loans or grants for those programs; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3169 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet 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 3187 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to matters affecting municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Meeting cancelled
HB 3275 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the operation and governance of tax increment financing reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3302 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the authority of certain Type A economic development corporations to undertake certain categories of projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3352 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the sale of park land owned by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3391 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3449 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to notice provided to certain local officials regarding the use of land application to treat and dispose of certain oil and gas waste. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3452 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to improvement districts in municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 3486 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to municipal regulation of dogs used for search and rescue or law enforcement purposes. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3513 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the power of certain municipalities to establish performance standards for underground utilities, landscaping, tree preservation and sign control in a neighborhood empowerment zone. House: Land & Resource Management No action taken in committee
HB 3524 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the evaluation of certain regional planning commissions. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3547 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to enforcement by a local government of fire safety standards at certain child-care facilities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3555 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the payment of impact fees by school districts and institutions of higher education. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3600 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to municipal and county authority to enforce a solid waste collection and transportation services franchise. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3607 82-0 (2011) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to construction managers-at-risk used by local governments. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3632 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the effect on local regulation of the use and sale of fireworks. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3686 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to allowing certain identifiable communities in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality to incorporate. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3702 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to sales and use tax imposed by boards of certain municipal transit departments. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3784 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the ethics and financial disclosure requirements and audits of certain governmental bodies. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HCR 176 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1517. Signed by the Governor
HJR 44 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the voters of certain counties to adopt a charter that restructures and empowers the county government and that may allow the integration of the county government with certain other political subdivisions located wholly or partly in the county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 120 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a home-rule municipality to provide in its charter the procedure to fill a vacancy on its governing body for which the unexpired term is 24 months or less. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HR 2518 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1087. Reported enrolled
HR 2550 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1517. Reported enrolled
HR 2654 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3275. Reported enrolled
SB 11 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Co-author authorized
SB 86 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to municipal contracts for enforcement of outstanding traffic violation arrest warrants. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 124 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 126 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the duty of a peace officer to inquire into the lawful presence of certain persons. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 172 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the requirement by a municipality of a license or permit to occupy or lease a dwelling unit. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 173 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to civil remedy of violations of certain municipal health and safety ordinances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 336 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the composition of certain regional planning commissions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 358 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the waiver of sovereign and governmental immunity in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 380 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the election of the governing body of certain municipalities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 442 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Relating to notice by a governmental entity regarding certain geospatial data products. House: Technology
Senate: Open Government, Select
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 459 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to voluntary assessment of property owners by a municipality to finance water or energy efficiency improvements. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 500 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the authority of the governing body of a local authority to impose a civil penalty for certain violations recorded by an automated traffic control system or a photographic traffic signal enforcement system. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 509 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to the validation of a home-rule charter for certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
SB 510 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to a voluntary statewide diabetes mellitus registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 577 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the use of facsimile signatures for certain documents involving certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 609 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
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
Effective immediately
SB 627 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc
Relating to the participation by certain taxing units in tax increment financing and the payment of tax increments into the tax increment fund for a reinvestment zone. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 640 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 666 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to identification requirements for certain fire hydrants and flush valves. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 673 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to approve certain supplemental environmental projects undertaken by local governments. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 732 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the prohibition of certain regulations by a municipality in its extraterritorial jurisdiction involving trees and vegetation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
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 766 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the liability of a sport shooting range and the regulation of firearms, ammunition, firearm supplies, and sport shooting ranges. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 847 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the authority of certain hospital districts to contract for the performance of administrative functions and services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 969 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the establishment of the Public Health Funding and Policy Committee within the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 978 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1031 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to design, construction, renovation, and energy efficiency standards for buildings. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1034 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of their general elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 1059 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1060 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the creation of a first offender prostitution prevention program. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1068 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the lease of certain state parking facilities to other persons. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
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 1088 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the imposition by certain municipalities and municipal transit departments of the local sales and use tax in certain federal military installations. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1120 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to the exemption from taxation of property of a local government corporation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1155 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the appointment of a person with experience and training in public health policy to the board of directors of a regional mobility authority. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1178 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to the regulation of certain shelter day-care facilities, child-care facilities, and individuals providing child-care services, and access to certain criminal history record information; providing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 1180 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to hotel occupancy taxes and livestock facility use taxes for certain venue projects. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1240 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to a tenant's remedies regarding a local government's revocation of a certificate of occupancy due to a landlord's failure to maintain the premises. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1246 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the application of statutes that classify political subdivisions according to population. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 1258 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the disposal of demolition waste from abandoned or nuisance buildings in certain areas. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1298 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of counties to nominate projects in the extraterritorial jurisdictions of certain municipalities for designation as enterprise projects. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1354 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation of off-premise signs in the unincorporated area of a county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1366 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the prosecution and registration of, and regulation concerning, sex offenders in this state. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1382 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to limitations on awards in an adjudication brought against a local governmental entity for breach of contract. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1386 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the refusal to register motor vehicles by a county assessor-collector or the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1387 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the composition of the governing body of certain regional planning commissions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1389 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to safety training for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1418 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to filling certain vacancies on the governing body of certain home-rule municipalities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1422 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to coordinated county transportation authorities; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1450 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers and dealerships; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1467 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the assessment, collection, and distribution of a county or municipal occupation tax on certain coin-operated machines. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1475 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to environmental and public health protections regarding smelter facilities at which lead-acid battery recycling activities are conducted. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1513 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to sign regulations applicable to certain signs in an area annexed by the municipality. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1514 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the city of Mesquite. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1529 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the date by which law enforcement agencies must report arrests to the Department of Public Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Withdrawn from schedule
SB 1558 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to change order approval requirements for certain political subdivisions of the state. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1571 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to information subject to the public information law. Senate: Open Government, Select Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1574 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the use of money in a tax increment fund to pay costs related to public improvements used for social services programs that promote the development or redevelopment of a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1578 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the addition of a county to a freight rail district. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1592 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the expiration of a county burn ban. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1654 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to local government authority to develop public infrastructure and facilities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1659 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the provision of water and certain equipment by water supply or sewer service corporations for use in fire suppression and the liability of those corporations. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1674 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the composition of the board of directors of certain tax increment financing reinvestment zones. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
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 1679 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1741 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to tree mitigation fees imposed by municipalities. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1745 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to enforcement by a local government of fire safety standards at certain child-care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1906 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to certain notice requirements for municipalities and counties under the open meetings law. House: County Affairs
Senate: Open Government, Select
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1919 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the election from single-member districts of the governing body of certain populous municipalities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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
SJR 41 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a home-rule municipality to provide in its charter the procedure to fill a vacancy on its governing body for which the unexpired term is 24 months or less. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 1206 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1087. Reported enrolled
HB 9 82-1 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 40 82-1 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to an interlocal contract between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative to purchase roofing materials or services. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 46 82-1 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to reducing state Medicaid and other health care costs by prohibiting smoking in certain public places; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 9 82-1 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities and the administration of certain documentation of citizenship status and other lawful admittance by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SB 28 82-1 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to reducing state Medicaid and other health care costs by prohibiting smoking in certain public places; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
HB 37 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to certain municipal development programs involving areas having characteristics of blight or a slum. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 45 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to notice requirements for certain municipal zoning actions. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 185 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to providing Internet access in certain local public libraries. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 218 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the regulation of the sale of aerosol paint by counties and municipalities. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 240 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the appointment of members to the governing body of a political subdivision. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 244 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to regulation of residential tenancies by local governments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 254 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to restricting illegal immigrants to certain geographic regions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 261 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 347 81-0 (2009) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to the establishment of railroad quiet zones outside the boundaries of certain municipalities. Filed
HB 398 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to special event trust funds used to promote major athletic, motor sports racing, and other special events in this state. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce No action taken in committee
HB 404 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 413 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to extend the termination date for a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 417 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the acquisition of and compensation for real property, including blighted property, for public purposes through condemnation or certain other means. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 489 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to remove graffiti from private property at the owner's expense. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 524 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the appointment of a tenant representative as a commissioner of a municipal housing authority. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 554 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the adoption and amendment of model building codes by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 588 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to fees charged by a justice of the peace for certain documents in a criminal case. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 621 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to public improvement districts designated by a county or municipality. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 667 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the procurement methods authorized for public projects by certain local governments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 707 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the award of certain municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 807 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to allowing counties with no incorporated territory to participate in programs designed to assist municipalities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 960 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to providing municipalities and counties access to criminal history record information for sexually oriented business license applicants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 987 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to competitive procurement requirements for local governments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1004 81-0 (2009) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to extend the termination date for a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1028 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to authorizing certain municipalities and counties to enter into interlocal contracts for the provision of law enforcement services. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 1042 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the repeal of public prevailing wage rate laws. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 1146 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the hours worked during a week by firefighters in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1175 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to allowing the governing bodies of certain municipalities to order a local option election relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1195 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the issuance of a permit for a municipal solid waste landfill located near certain municipalities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1224 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict where sex offenders may live in the municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1234 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the delivery sale of graffiti materials; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1237 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to extend the termination date for a reinvestment zone created under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1258 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the cities or counties that may create a cultural education facilities finance corporation. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
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 1268 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to the imposition by a municipality of certain meter fees on a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1271 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the required use of tax increment financing to provide affordable housing in certain reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1291 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to regulation of certain disaster remediation contractors; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1361 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a fee for certain plastic bags provided to customers by retailers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1363 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the diabetes mellitus registry pilot program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1384 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to authorizing certain nature centers to charge admission fees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1385 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the assessment of damages to a property owner from condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1389 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the acquisition of real property for public use. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1397 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to venue projects in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1430 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to a time and date stamp on documentation required from mobile food units in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1505 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the promotion or advertising of alcoholic beverages in relation to certain facilities owned by a municipality or county. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1538 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities or counties to adopt and enforce safety standards applicable to certain gas pipelines. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1545 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to the reinstatement of a firefighter or police officer following a decision rendered by the Fire Fighters' and Police Officers' Civil Service Commission or an independent third party hearing examiner. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1560 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the duty of certain municipalities to require an installer of an irrigation system to obtain a permit before installing the system. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1616 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to prohibiting adverse action against a school district that does not consent to the payment of impact fees. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 1656 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of certain municipalities and counties to regulate platting requirements near an international border. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1677 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to notice by a governmental entity regarding certain geospatial data products. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1681 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1730 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to authorizing the issuance of bonds for the reimbursement of the cost of public improvements located in public improvement districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1765 81-0 (2009) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the concurrent jurisdiction of certain municipal courts in certain criminal cases punishable by fine only. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1791 81-0 (2009) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the use of a perpetual trust fund for a cemetery by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1818 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1819 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to minimum habitability standards for multi-family rental buildings in certain municipalities; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1886 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to enforcement of a juvenile curfew ordinance. House: Urban Affairs Postponed
HB 1909 81-0 (2009) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to rules of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality related to motor vehicle idling. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1920 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol | et. al. Relating to rules of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality related to motor vehicle idling. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1922 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authorization of certain reuse water system contributions and discharges. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2032 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk
Sponsor: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use tax revenue for certain venue projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2073 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to plans by local governments in coastal areas for reducing public expenditures for erosion and storm damage losses to public and private property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2082 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to consideration of contract amount and bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2106 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2110 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the Private Real Property Rights Preservation Act to certain governmental actions. House: Land & Resource Management Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2173 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the exemption of certain counties and school districts from the drainage charge imposed by a municipal drainage utility system. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 2216 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula Relating to the regulation of the maintenance of telephone and electric utility poles. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2251 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the use of state hotel occupancy tax revenue to clean and maintain beaches 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 2315 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to authorizing municipalities to assess fees on vacant commercial buildings. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2333 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the lease of certain oil, gas, or mineral land by a municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 2350 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to require trust accounts for certain commercial buildings; providing a criminal penalty. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2355 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol | et. al. Relating to the purchase of cement or cement products by certain governmental entities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2357 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to municipal comprehensive plans affecting defense adjustment management authorities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 2419 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to allowing the governing bodies of certain municipalities to order a local option election relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2437 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to a major events trust fund and an events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2506 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a limitation on causes of action related to permits issued by political subdivisions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2515 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to certain requirements applicable to certain public contracts. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2532 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to coordinating information regarding the location of infrastructure to which the supply of electric service is critical to the public health and safety or for emergency management purposes. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2598 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to fees imposed by local governments on the holders of certain alcoholic beverage permits. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2607 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to authorizing individuals to leave certain permitted premises with alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2647 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the quasi-judicial enforcement of certain health and safety ordinances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2653 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to authorizing design-build procedures for construction, rehabilitation, alteration, or repair of certain utility projects located in certain areas. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2679 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of municipal management districts. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2726 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to regional participation agreements. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2749 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to economic recovery grants for certain municipalities following public calamities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 2778 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the revision of building energy efficiency performance standards. House: Energy Resources Subcommittee members named
HB 2792 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the regulation of signs by municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2807 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana Relating to the water pressure standards for fire hydrants in certain municipalities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2848 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to county authority to regulate solid waste collection, handling, storage and disposal in areas of the county not in a municipality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2898 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the composition of the governing boards of certain junior college districts. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2948 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the regulation of off-premises signs in the unincorporated area of a county. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3006 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on municipal controllers and on the members of the municipalities' governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3009 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority of municipal management districts to consolidate. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3057 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the use by a metropolitan rapid transit authority of the construction manager-at-risk method for the construction, rehabilitation, alteration, or repair of a facility. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3065 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to municipal registration of vacant buildings in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 3087 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the towing and storage of certain motor vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3089 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the disposition of vehicles by a local government participating in a program designed to encourage the use of low-emission vehicles. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3090 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the formation and certification of a new municipally owned electric utility. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3098 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to the use by certain municipalities of hotel occupancy tax revenue for the construction of a recreational venue near hotels. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3128 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to service of process on condominium unit owners and condominium unit owners' associations in certain municipalities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3191 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to a fee charged by a municipality for emergency response services to a motor vehicle accident within the municipality. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3195 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the regulation of liquefied petroleum gas by a municipality. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3203 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the recovery of attorney's fees in an action for breach of contract involving certain local governmental entities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3204 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to authorizing municipalities to enforce certain regulations relating to pawnshops; providing a criminal penalty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3222 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of two or more municipalities to designate a joint tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3253 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert | et. al. Relating to the acquisition, construction, or improvement of a rainwater harvesting system in a public improvement district established by a county or municipality. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3311 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana Relating to the issuance of a permit for a municipal solid waste landfill located near certain municipalities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3341 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation of a transportation development corporation in certain municipalities; authorizing local option elections for funding mass transit projects. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3343 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to county participation in the enterprise zone program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3358 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to allowing municipal or county housing authorities in certain counties to create housing communities for veterans. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3448 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to local options regarding transportation and mobility improvement projects in certain counties. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3458 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the requirements for a petition proposing an amendment to the charter of a home-rule municipality. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3486 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to application of the minimum wage to certain governmental entities. House: County Affairs Posting rule suspended
HB 3491 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of a county assistance district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3537 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the modification of deed restrictions imposed on property under an urban land bank demonstration program in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3552 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the evaluation of certain regional planning commissions. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Returned from the House for further action
HB 3557 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity from certain suits by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3562 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the minimum electronic mail retention period required by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3577 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to define the line of vegetation bordering a public beach. House: Land & Resource Management No action taken in committee
HB 3587 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to interactive water features and fountains. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3609 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al. Relating to a requirement to provide sufficient water pressure for fire suppression in certain special utility districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3668 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the injunction of municipal purchasing contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3677 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to the residency requirement for a candidate for an unelected office in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3766 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to municipal regulation of the discharge of firearms and certain other weapons. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3782 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to disclosure by certain municipalities and counties regarding participation of financial services firms and consultancies that are minority-owned businesses or women-owned businesses. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3851 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the authority of the governor or a political subdivision to suspend statutory or local deadlines during a disaster. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3933 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the relocation of pawnshops. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3943 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the requirement to post notice of the subject of a meeting under the open meetings law as the requirement relates to reports about items of community interest at a city council meeting. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3956 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to use of sales and tax revenues by certain development corporations to promote higher education and job training opportunities. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3997 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to an election requirement for imposing new taxes and fees and increasing existing taxes and fees by local governments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4016 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy Relating to the authorization of certain municipalities and counties to issue public securities for the financing of permanent improvements for use by an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4018 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of amusement redemption machines and imposing a fee on amusement redemption machines; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 4033 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the provision of assistance by the Texas Ethics Commission in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures made in connection with offices of and measures proposed by local governmental entities and of expenditures made in connection with attempts to influence the actions of local governmental entities. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4074 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the requirement that governmental public notices be published in Spanish-language newspapers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4120 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to an odor nuisance ordinance enacted by a municipality. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4144 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to a municipality's comprehensive development. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4240 81-0 (2009) Author: Mallory Caraway, Barbara Relating to the authority of the governing body of a local authority to impose a civil penalty for certain violations recorded by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4272 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties; providing a civil penalty. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4279 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to credit agreements executed in connection with the issuance of obligations for certain public improvements. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4299 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 4322 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the imposition of county or municipal occupation taxes on certain coin-operated amusement gaming devices. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4432 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to certain transit authorities. House: Transportation Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 4441 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to establish standards regarding certain pipelines and appurtenant facilities. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 4474 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the applicability of a fire code in an unincorporated area of a county. House: County Affairs Postponed
HB 4511 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the composition of certain regional planning commissions. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 4542 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the exercise of urban renewal powers by certain counties. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 4606 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to regulation contracts for operation of jails or correctional facilities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 4635 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to an optional additional fine for the violation of a municipal rule, ordinance, or police regulation to be used to support municipal parks. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4651 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the sovereign immunity of certain local governmental entities regarding certain contracts. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4680 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to mass transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation

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