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HB 15 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 135 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to reporting by political subdivisions regarding the receipt or expenditure of federal funds. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 402 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program and local initiative air quality projects. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 532 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue debt to purchase or lease tangible personal property. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 598 85-0 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda Relating to procedures of a county tax assessor-collector for collection of dishonored checks and invoices; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 738 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to certain information included with ballot propositions for elections to authorize state and local general obligation bonds. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 739 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1093 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to petty cash funds for county welfare departments in certain populous counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1144 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to voter approval of a proposed ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1146 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1147 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1295 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by business entities contracting with governmental entities and state agencies; authorizing a civil penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 1300 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the collection and use of certain hotel occupancy taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1310 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to requirements for providing information regarding the issuance of certain proposed bonds by certain political subdivisions. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 1316 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to expenditures for lobbying activities made by a recipient of state money. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1356 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the notice of intention to issue certificates of obligation. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 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 1623 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1759 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the authority of an independent school district to contract with a county for the design, improvement, or construction of an instructional facility or stadium or other athletic facility. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1763 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to annual reports by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1896 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the application of and use of revenue from hotel occupancy taxes imposed by municipalities and counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1930 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to financial accounting and reporting requirements for this state and political subdivisions of this state. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2000 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the creation of a fund to assist local governments with the acquisition of voting system equipment. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2062 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2171 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to notice to affected local taxing entities of certain claims for overpayment of sales or use taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2309 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the authority of a county to use county revenue or incur county debt for certain public works projects. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2321 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement programs and local initiative projects. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2356 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 2362 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to creating a fund to provide grants to certain local entities in areas of the state affected by decreased oil and gas production for economic development and diversification projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2384 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James Relating to a study on reporting and accessibility of county budget information. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2503 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the use of sales tax revenue collected under certain contracts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2797 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the authority of a county to use county revenue or incur county debt for certain public works projects. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2841 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to authority of a county auditor to investigate misuse of county funds or property. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2954 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the authority of a county to end a low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program in the county. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2995 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3010 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to authorizing and financing certain sports and community venue projects. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3030 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to a fiscal note statement regarding increased costs to counties and municipalities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3077 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to impose certain taxes to finance certain venue projects. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3082 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the investment training requirement for certain local government officers. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 3212 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the disposition of fines collected by a county or municipality from the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3320 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James Relating to financial accounting and reporting requirements for this state and political subdivisions of this state. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3336 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3398 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3410 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and county tax assessor-collector vehicle titling and registration duties and fees associated with those duties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3443 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to imposing a local tax on the sale or lease of a new luxury motor vehicle in certain areas. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3478 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the issuance of and the requirements for obtaining certain driver's licenses or identification certificates; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3611 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the termination of the entitlement of the state, a county, and certain municipalities to a share of a bingo prize fee collected in counties where certain illegal gambling occurs to the detriment of charitable bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3614 85-0 (2017) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3698 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the ineligibility of certain governmental entities that prohibit or discourage the enforcement of immigration laws to participate in and receive funds from the major events reimbursement program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3993 85-0 (2017) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3997 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to fees imposed by a county for licensing a junkyard or automotive wrecking and salvage yard. House: County Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 4098 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to jail administrators in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 4104 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the county budget for certain court personnel. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4231 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to allocating a portion of oil and gas production tax revenue to the counties from which the oil and gas originated. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 73 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 200 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Relating to public access to boundary, financial, and tax rate information of certain political subdivisions. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 201 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 295 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 386 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the use of federal funds by political subdivisions for payment of the political subdivision's debt obligations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 387 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the use of certain unspent bond proceeds and voter approval of certain political subdivision actions, including the issuance of certain bonds and the use of certain unspent bond proceeds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 420 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to a partial exemption for a county from taxes imposed on gasoline and diesel fuel purchased for the county's exclusive use. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 446 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the acceptance or expenditure of federal funds by a political subdivision. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 460 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 492 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Koop, Linda
Relating to procedures of a county tax assessor-collector for collection of dishonored checks and invoices; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 553 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the notice of intention to issue certificates of obligation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 641 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to periodic zero-based budgeting for certain political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 753 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to financial accounting and reporting requirements for this state and political subdivisions of this state. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
SB 799 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Blanco, César
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
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 884 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to use county revenue or incur debt to improve or redevelop certain sports facilities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SB 1164 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to adopt fees that generate substantial revenue. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1167 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1429 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1462 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the creation and operation of certain local health care provider participation programs. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1578 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1611 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to requiring an election for the issuance of certain certificates of obligation by a municipality or county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1621 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and county tax assessor-collector vehicle titling and registration duties and fees associated with those duties. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 1707 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to funding for county transportation infrastructure projects in counties with significant oil and gas production. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1708 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to funding for counties for transportation infrastructure projects located in areas of the state affected by increased oil and gas production, including administration of county energy transportation reinvestment zones. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1716 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to expenditures for lobbying activities made by a recipient of state money. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1761 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the cost of transporting a body for the purpose of performing an autopsy. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1802 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to petty cash funds for county welfare departments in certain populous counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1821 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1840 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2003 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program and local initiative air quality projects. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 2136 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of a matching grant program for community development in certain municipalities and counties. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 2146 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the application of and use of revenue from hotel occupancy taxes imposed by municipalities and counties. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 32 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Government Reform, Select
Postponed
HB 74 85-1 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 111 85-1 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 161 85-1 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the authority of a county to end a low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program in the county. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 180 85-1 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to public access to boundary, financial, and tax rate information of certain political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 206 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to a limit on local government expenditures. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 301 85-1 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the substitution of a local sales and use tax for property taxes imposed by certain local governments; authorizing the imposition of a tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 303 85-1 (2017) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 313 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to allocating a portion of oil and gas production tax revenue to the counties from which the oil and gas originated. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 366 85-1 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 31 85-1 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate unfunded costs and requirements on a municipality, county, or school district. House: State Affairs Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 34 85-1 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 18 85-1 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to a limit on local government expenditures. Senate: Government Reform, Select Postponed
SB 63 85-1 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. Filed
SB 93 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation. Senate: Government Reform, Select Left pending in committee
SJR 8 85-1 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county. Co-author authorized
HB 114 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 157 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the rates of sales and use taxes imposed by municipalities; authorizing an increase or decrease in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 317 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to the creation of county databases containing information on county expenditures. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1030 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to money used by counties for the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program and local initiative air quality projects. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1062 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to authorizing a fee for county records technology and infrastructure costs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1182 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to ballot propositions authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1295 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the disclosure of research, research sponsors, and interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1564 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the establishment of judicial donation trust funds to assist needy children and families appearing before justice and municipal courts. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1608 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the fee charged by a county clerk for issuing noncertified copies of certain documents. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1647 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to voter information provided by political subdivisions before an election to authorize the issuance of bonds. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1745 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the funding and issuing of marriage licenses and certifications and the recognition of certain marriages. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1750 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a prohibition on the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by local governments. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1812 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to grants awarded to reimburse counties for the cost of monitoring defendants and victims in criminal cases involving family violence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1929 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the payment in certain counties of expenses associated with the transportation of senior citizens and their caregivers for civic, community, educational, and recreational activities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1950 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to a municipality's or county's eligibility to receive money disbursed from a local events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1961 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to authorizing the optional imposition of a county air quality fee at the time other emissions-related inspection fees are collected. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2280 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2322 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the issuance of certain payments by a community supervision and corrections department. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2389 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the use of sales tax revenue collected under certain contracts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2398 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to court jurisdiction and procedures relating to truancy; establishing judicial donation trust funds; providing criminal penalties; imposing a court cost. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2521 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the allocation and use of payments received under oil and gas leases of land owned by the state for a county road. House: County Affairs
Senate: Finance
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HB 2524 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to legal services provided by a district or county attorney to county and precinct officials. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2567 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to authority of the county auditor to examine the records of certain special districts. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2727 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to the administration of multicounty statutory county courts and to the 1st Multicounty Court at Law. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2750 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to legal services provided by a district or county attorney to county and precinct officials. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2895 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the payment of certain attorney ad litem fees in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship filed by a governmental entity. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2913 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2945 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the use of the juvenile case manager fund. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2962 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a county. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3002 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the fee imposed on certain property owners by a county for the establishment of street lights along a county road. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3175 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3185 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3214 84-0 (2015) Author: Spitzer, Stuart Relating to the imposition of an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain Kaufman County courts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3344 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue debt to purchase or lease tangible personal property. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3371 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the allocation of grants from the transportation infrastructure fund. House: Transportation Referred directly to s/c on Long-term Infrastructure Planning by chair
HB 3516 84-0 (2015) Author: Schubert, Leighton Relating to reimbursement of county expenses for special legislative elections. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 3606 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to reporting requirements for receipt or expenditure of federal funds by political subdivisions that receive federal funds. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3615 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenues in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3654 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the fiscal transparency of political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3778 84-0 (2015) Author: Koop, Linda Relating to procedures of a county tax assessor-collector for collection of dishonored checks and invoices; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3808 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to financial assistance to local governmental entities affected by the realignment of defense jobs or facilities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3927 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to the creation of the constable technology fund; authorizing a fee. House: County Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 4007 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to procedures applicable to a person released on parole or to mandatory supervision and charged with certain new offenses or an administrative violation of a condition of release. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4015 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to land bank demonstration programs. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 4025 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to funding to counties for transportation infrastructure projects located in areas of the state affected by increased oil and gas production, including money from county energy transportation reinvestment zones. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4050 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to certain fees paid by political subdivisions in connection with the ordering or performance of an autopsy. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 109 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit a county to issue bonds or notes to finance transportation and infrastructure projects in a defined area to be repaid from increases in revenue from ad valorem taxes in the area. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 110 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing a state mandate imposed on a county to have effect only if the state provides for payment to the county of the cost of the mandate. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HR 3488 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1295. Reported enrolled
SB 102 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to ballot propositions authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 103 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by local governments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 309 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Relating to public access to boundary, financial, and tax rate information of certain political subdivisions. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 399 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 432 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Villalba, Jason
Relating to continuation of an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain Dallas County courts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 469 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to legal services provided by a district or county attorney to county and precinct officials. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Corrected comm. report printed & distributed
SB 503 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to financial assistance to local governmental entities affected by the realignment of defense jobs or facilities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 573 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 619 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 633 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to certain event trust funds and the abolishment of the special event trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 673 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the funding and issuing of marriage licenses and certifications and the recognition of certain marriages. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 794 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue debt to purchase or lease tangible personal property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 852 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1000 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the use of sales tax revenue collected under certain contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 1013 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to periodic zero-based budgeting for certain political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1042 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to fiscal transparency and accountability of certain political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1158 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to a county jail sales and use tax; authorizing a tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1510 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Zedler, Bill
Relating to authority of the county auditor to examine and audit the records of certain special districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1692 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the establishment of a limit on the maximum ad valorem tax rate of a county or municipality for a tax year based on inflation and the rate of population growth. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1788 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to county energy transportation reinvestment zones. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SR 1064 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 1295. Reported enrolled
HB 519 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to voluntary donations to the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 520 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to certain fees paid in connection with the ordering or performance of an autopsy. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 722 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
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 1112 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to state assistance for certain county health care expenditures. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1198 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to authorizing an optional county fee on vehicles registered in certain counties to fund transportation projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1321 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to election procedures for the authorization of certain debt by political subdivisions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1384 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the authority of a county road department to accept donations. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 1442 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the authority of a county to deposit fees collected by a county bail bond board in a separate county fund. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1552 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to create a law enforcement technology fund and to require certain defendants to pay court costs for deposit in the fund; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1724 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the statute of limitations on municipal and county hotel occupancy taxes and interest on delinquent payments of municipal hotel occupancy taxes and to the use of revenue from those taxes by certain municipalities to audit taxpayers. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1794 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1983 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the fiscal transparency of certain entities responsible for public money. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2112 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to financial disclosure reports made by a member of a county planning commission. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2176 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to procedures and requirements for the issuance of certificates of obligation. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2272 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to ballot language for an election to approve and finance a municipal or county venue project. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2379 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the amount of money authorized to be used for Clean Air Act local initiative projects related to vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2474 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to taxes and bonds for a junior college district branch campus. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2799 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the transfer from the state to a county of a portion of the revenue derived from oil and gas leases of land owned by the county to be used by the county for road maintenance purposes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2800 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to funding for certain county transportation infrastructure projects. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2859 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the amount of money authorized to be used for Clean Air Act local initiative projects related to vehicles. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3018 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to amounts paid by a county for the operation and administration of a county or district attorney's office. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3112 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the public notice required to be provided by certain taxing units before adopting an ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3248 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the use of jail commissary proceeds in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3296 83-0 (2013) Author: Raney, John
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the rates of municipal and county hotel occupancy taxes in certain municipalities and counties and the use of certain revenue from those taxes; changing the rates of taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3337 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3416 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on the issuance of capital appreciation bonds by local governments. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3488 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to financial accounting and reporting of pension benefits for employees of this state and political subdivisions of this state. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 3639 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to a fund for certain county transportation infrastructure projects and the creation of County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zones. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3733 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to county expenditures for certain health care services. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3762 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to legal services provided by a district or county attorney to county and precinct officials. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3777 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to local government approval of private activity bonds issued by housing finance corporations. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3778 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to requiring state approval of bonds issued by housing finance corporations. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3796 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorization for biweekly installment payments for the compensation of certain justices, judges, and district attorneys. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3826 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to authorizing fees deducted from court registry funds. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 96 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing a state mandate imposed on a county to have effect only if the state provides for payment to the county of the cost of the mandate. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
SB 102 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district and to voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 169 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to ballot language for an election to approve and finance a municipal or county venue project. House: Elections
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 356 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bennett
Relating to the audit of court registry funds in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 382 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Carter, Stefani
Relating to the disbursement of county funds to a person owing delinquent property taxes. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 449 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 560 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to authorization for biweekly installment payments for the compensation of certain justices, judges, and district attorneys. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 656 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Button, Angie | et. al.
Relating to providing transparency in the budget adoption process of municipalities and counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Open Government
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 739 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to authorizing fees deducted from court registry funds. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 843 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Relating to public access to boundary, financial, and tax rate information of certain political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Open Government
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 872 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to county expenditures for certain health care services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 888 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the initial inspection period for certain vehicles. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 967 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to retain certain fees. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1217 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the authority of a county to deposit fees collected by a county bail bond board in a separate county fund. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1318 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to optional fees imposed on vehicles registered in certain counties to fund transportation projects. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1399 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the use of proceeds from a junior college district branch campus maintenance tax. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1419 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to funding for juvenile case managers through certain court costs and to the establishment of the truancy prevention and diversion fund. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1510 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the public notice required to be provided by certain taxing units before adopting an ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 1559 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to collection of fees for solid waste management in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1573 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the amount of money authorized to be used for Clean Air Act local initiative projects related to vehicles. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1585 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1649 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to procedures and requirements for the issuance of certificates of obligation. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1651 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1738 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the legal defense and indemnification of county officials and employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1747 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Relating to funding and donations for transportation projects, including projects of county energy transportation reinvestment zones. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1778 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to funding for certain county transportation infrastructure projects. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1780 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1813 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the transfer to the state of certain county public funds by certain counties for the purpose of providing the state share of Disproportionate Share Hospital payments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1891 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the imposition of an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain Travis County courts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SJR 38 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the state infrastructure fund and board to provide financial assistance for certain projects related to economic development infrastructure and for the transfer to the fund of money from the economic stabilization fund; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 65 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a transportation infrastructure fund to assist counties in this state in the construction, reconstruction, or maintenance of transportation infrastructure that is intended to alleviate degradation caused by the exploration, development, or production of oil or gas. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
HB 54 83-1 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions. Filed
HB 83 83-1 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the issuance of certain capital appreciation bonds by political subdivisions. Filed
SJR 6 83-2 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a transportation infrastructure fund to assist counties in alleviating degradation to transportation infrastructure caused by the exploration, development, or production of oil or gas. Filed
HB 360 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the imposition, increase, or reduction of a tax or the issuance of bonds. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 392 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al. Relating to a county's eligibility to receive state assistance for health care expenditures that exceed eight percent of the county's general revenue levy for the year. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 654 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to a report regarding the municipality or county of origin of certain tax revenue collected by the comptroller. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 831 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities to borrow money for a public hospital. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 921 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to the reimbursement of certain medical, dental, or health-related services as a condition of community supervision and to the revocation of community supervision for failure to make certain payments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1058 82-0 (2011) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to contract with another entity to collect certain assessments levied by the municipality or county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1153 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to public access to financial and tax rate information of political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1234 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1400 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1500 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to allowing the commissioners court of a county to deliberate in a closed meeting regarding business and financial issues related to a contract being negotiated. House: County Affairs
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective immediately
HB 1619 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to emergency service districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 1791 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1900 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1985 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the collection of criminal and civil court costs, fees, and fines by a municipality or county and to notice to the Department of Public Safety regarding payment of an administrative fee by certain persons denied renewal of a driver's license. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2028 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain Rockwall County courts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2030 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the use of money made available to certain counties by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for local initiative air quality projects. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2048 82-0 (2011) Author: Lyne, Lanham
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the collection and enforcement of state and local hotel occupancy taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2216 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the requirements of a county budget that raises more property taxes than in the previous year's budget. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2290 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to a searchable database for the bonds and other debt obligations issued by local governmental entities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2315 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to a county's general revenue levy for indigent health care. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2344 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to create a law enforcement technology fund and to require certain defendants to pay court costs for deposit in the fund. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2456 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2465 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to information a commissioners court may consider when approving a county budget. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2500 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the disposition of fines for traffic violations collected by certain counties. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 2860 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2929 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to authorization to impose an administrative penalty on salvage vehicle dealers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2943 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to property taxing entities' bond and debt reporting requirements to the Bond Review Board. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2952 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin | et. al. Relating to municipal, county, and school district and other special district budgets. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2987 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to establishing an account for the purchase or operation of emissions monitoring devices in certain counties. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3076 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the rate of the hotel occupancy tax in certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3272 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3433 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to disposition of proceeds from the development or sale of the rights to natural resources or minerals in land held by Webb County for the county permanent school fund. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 3588 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the use of a county risk management pool by certain county and district officers instead of the execution of bonds. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3603 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from a municipal court building security fund. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3656 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to reimbursement to a county for payment to a person who reports for jury service. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3717 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a study regarding emergency service in rural areas. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3766 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the use of proceeds from a county jail's commissary operation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3773 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the duties of the comptroller of public accounts to audit the Office of Court Administration's Collection Improvement Program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 8 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the disposition of proceeds from the development or sale of the rights to natural resources or minerals in land held by Webb County for the county permanent school fund. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HJR 56 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on local governments. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HJR 89 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing a state mandate imposed on a county to have effect only if the state provides for payment to the county of the cost of the mandate. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 143 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the disposition of proceeds from the development or sale of the rights to natural resources or minerals in land held by Webb County for the county permanent school fund. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HJR 148 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to county delegation of authority regarding the disposition of county school lands and proceeds of a county permanent school fund. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 60 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to disposition of proceeds from the development or sale of the rights to natural resources or minerals in land held by Webb County for the county permanent school fund. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 412 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to payment of costs of improvements of a public improvement district designated by a municipality or county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 422 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to contract with another entity to collect certain assessments levied by the municipality or county. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 494 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities to borrow money for a public hospital. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 540 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to a study of the fiscal impact of adjusting the amount of the ad valorem tax exemption to which disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of disabled veterans and certain members of the armed forces are entitled. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 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 917 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to emergency service districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1044 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to authorizing counties to finance the acquisition of conservation easements. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1185 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Gooden, Lance
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax for the operation and maintenance of a fairground in the county. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1233 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the promotion of efficiencies in and the administration of certain district court and county services and functions. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1243 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the use of a county risk management pool by certain county and district officers instead of the execution of bonds and to the authority of certain counties and intergovernmental pools to require reimbursement for punitive damage coverage. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1249 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the disposition of fines for traffic violations collected by certain counties. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1609 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to fees charged for the management and preservation of the county clerk's records. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1692 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to municipal and county budgets on the Internet. House: County Affairs
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1851 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to oversight of emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SJR 6 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the disposition of proceeds from the development or sale of the rights to natural resources or minerals in land held by Webb County for the county permanent school fund. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SJR 17 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements upon certain local governments. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SJR 26 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to allow cities or counties to enter into interlocal contracts with other cities or counties without the imposition of a tax or the provision of a sinking fund. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 46 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to county delegation of authority regarding the disposition of county school lands and proceeds of a county permanent school fund. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 27 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to allowing a county to hold a nonbinding referendum on a county fiscal matter. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 78 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the amount of a county expenditure for which competitive bidding is required. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 79 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the payment of certain fees by sex offenders and the use of those fees for certain law enforcement purposes. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 117 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to the amount of a county expenditure for which competitive bidding is required. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 144 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to an additional filing fee for civil cases filed in Bexar County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 403 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the capital improvements that a local government may finance with an impact fee. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 650 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 749 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax for the maintenance and operation of a coliseum in the county. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 1039 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the creation of county databases containing information on county expenditures. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1139 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax and to the use of the tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1230 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to limitations on the compensation of county auditors for certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1275 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the authority to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1306 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to the authority of certain counties to use unclaimed money for the benefit of the county. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1350 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to money paid into the registry of a court in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1377 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the procedure for reallocating local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1439 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to the use of county and municipal bond proceeds for toll projects. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1702 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the posting on the comptroller's Internet website certain information related to bonds issued by local governments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1720 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the use of public funds by a political subdivision for political advertising or communications that contain false information relating to a ballot measure; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1844 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the procedure for reallocating local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1894 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the deadline for reallocating local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1987 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to fees paid to a constable for serving civil process. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2061 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the acceptance of electronic check and credit card payments for certain fees and taxes by a county tax assessor-collector. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2205 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al. Relating to a county's eligibility to receive state assistance for health care expenditures that exceed eight percent of the county's general revenue levy for the year. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2252 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to grants for local areas adversely affected by a reduction in defense-related activity. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2268 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities or payment of fees and dues of a state association or organization. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2433 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the powers of certain freight rail districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2573 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to the amount of a county expenditure for which competitive bidding is required. House: County Affairs Postponed
HB 2693 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of certain counties to assess certain costs for roadway improvements. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2743 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain county financial information on certain counties' Internet websites. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2859 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to notice requirements for a county selling surplus or salvage property. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3111 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to authorizing Bexar County to issue bonds or notes to finance the acquisition of real property and the construction of a building or facility on the property for use by an institution of higher education and to pledge for repayment of those bonds or notes increases in revenues from ad valorem taxes imposed by the county and other political subdivisions on property located in a designated area of the county. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3184 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the imposition or increase of a tax or the issuance of bonds. House: Elections Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3313 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the authority of a county to obtain a lien against property of a landowner to secure payment of a fee for the installation, operation, and maintenance of street lights. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 3404 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to fees imposed by certain counties on operators of gas wells and oil and gas waste disposal wells. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
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 3592 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3602 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the authority of a county clerk to electronically send certain financial statement forms. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3669 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3725 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to maintaining county funding levels provided to the offices of certain prosecutors. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3731 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the creation of and sales and use taxes imposed by county assistance districts. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3854 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the powers of certain development corporations related to Hurricane Ike disaster relief and to the validation of certain governmental acts or proceedings of counties affected by Hurricane Ike. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3896 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality or the commissioners court of a county to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3937 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the authority of certain counties to issue short-term bonds. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 4130 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating municipal and county financing of the acquisition of buffer areas or open spaces adjacent to a military installation for certain purposes. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4274 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the sale of certain goods and services by a political subdivision. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4301 81-0 (2009) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to the availability of certain county, municipal, and school district financial information on certain Internet websites. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4360 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to revenue sources for certain venue projects. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 4540 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to disposition of proceeds from the development or sale of the rights to natural resources or minerals in land held by Webb County for the county permanent school fund. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 4660 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the use of interest generated by certain escrow accounts maintained in the depository of certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 4794 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the rate of the municipal hotel occupancy tax in certain municipalities and to the use of certain revenue from that tax. House: Ways & Means Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HJR 83 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit conservation and reclamation districts in Hays and Chambers Counties to issue bonds supported by ad valorem taxes to fund the development and maintenance of parks and recreational facilities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HJR 84 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing a state mandate imposed on a county to have effect only if the state provides for payment to the county of the cost of the mandate. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 93 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing Bexar County to issue bonds or notes to finance the acquisition of real property and the construction of a building or facility on the property for use by an institution of higher education and to pledge for repayment of those bonds or notes increases in revenues from ad valorem taxes imposed by the county and other political subdivisions on property located in a designated area of the county. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 132 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the financing, including through tax increment financing, of the acquisition by municipalities and counties of buffer areas or open spaces adjacent to a military installation for certain purposes. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: S/C on Base Realignment and Closure
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 142 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the disposition of proceeds from the development or sale of the rights to natural resources or minerals in land held by Webb County for the county permanent school fund. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Considered in Calendars
SB 253 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the amount of a county expenditure for which competitive bidding is required. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 430 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to higher education facilities as authorized projects in a public improvement district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 490 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Vaught, Allen
Relating to money paid into the registry of a court in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 851 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the reallocation of local sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 959 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax for the maintenance and operation of a coliseum in the county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1282 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the powers of certain freight rail districts. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1294 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the deadline for reallocating local sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1534 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to county assistance districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1752 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the powers of certain development corporations related to Hurricane Ike disaster relief and to the validation of certain governmental acts or proceedings of counties affected by Hurricane Ike. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1996 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of and sales and use taxes imposed by county assistance districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2197 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia
Relating to fees paid to a constable for serving civil process. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2330 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to maintaining county funding levels provided to the offices of certain prosecutors. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2334 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to a county's eligibility to receive state assistance for health care expenditures that exceed eight percent of the county's general revenue levy for the year. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 272 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to county responsibility for indigent health care services. House: Public Health Subcommittee members named
HB 398 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to designating a county official to file certain financial information with the county commissioners court. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 573 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to providing street lights in a subdivision in the unincorporated area of certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 694 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the declination of compensation by a candidate for a county or precinct office. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 717 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to county liability for services provided under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act. House: Public Health Left pending in subcommittee
HB 730 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the notice of a municipality's or county's intention to issue certificates of obligation. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 892 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the timely deposit of county funds received by the county treasurer. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1166 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authority of certain counties to develop a parks and recreation system under the law governing sports and community venue projects. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1209 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to county liability for indigent health care services provided to a county resident in another county. House: Public Health Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1648 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to allowing a county to hold a nonbinding referendum on a county fiscal matter. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 1720 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the counties eligible to create a county assistance district that may impose a sales and use tax. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1753 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for fees and dues of a state association or organization. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1764 80-0 (2007) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the purchasing methods available to a county when paying with certain funds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1771 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the capital improvements that a local government may finance with an impact fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1780 80-0 (2007) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the audit of a county jail's commissary operations. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1835 80-0 (2007) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to restrictions on the imposition of permit fees by political subdivisions. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 1863 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to supplemental compensation for a county auditor. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1959 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to disposition of state traffic fines. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 1981 80-0 (2007) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the exemption of counties from the diesel fuel tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2095 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to allowing certain counties with no incorporated territory to participate in programs designed to assist municipalities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2156 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to limitations on the compensation of county auditors for certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2227 80-0 (2007) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al. Relating to authorizing the secretary of state to distribute state funds made available to reimburse political subdivisions for costs associated with a special constitutional amendment election. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2272 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to an additional filing fee for civil cases filed in Bexar County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2365 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to financial accounting and reporting for this state and political subdivisions of this state. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2387 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the investment of funds held by a local government for the purpose of paying certain postemployment benefits. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2485 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to county accounting procedures regarding certain audits, debts, and records. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2632 80-0 (2007) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to the use of county and municipality bond proceeds for toll projects. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2641 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the selection of depositories for certain county funds, including funds held by a county or district clerk. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2740 80-0 (2007) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the time for preparing an annual budget in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2741 80-0 (2007) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the selection of depositories for certain county funds, including funds held by a county or district clerk. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2796 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the authority of certain counties to create or finance museums. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 2822 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the use of public funds by a political subdivision for communications that contain false information relating to a ballot measure; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2997 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to reimbursements made to El Paso County by Culberson and Hudspeth Counties for certain costs. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 3003 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the investment of public funds in ways that benefit the state and local economies and to the selection of local financial institutions for the deposit of public funds. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 3004 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the investment of public funds, including making investments in ways that benefit the state and local economies, and to the selection of local financial institutions for the deposit of public funds. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 3044 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the authority of a county to issue bonds to establish drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3170 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Local Government Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3195 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the requirements of a municipal or county budget that raises more property taxes than in the previous year's budget. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3299 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the amount, collection, and refund of certain local fines and fees. House: Government Reform
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3497 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to economic impact studies and other financial issues affecting municipalities and counties that attempt to recruit or retain special events. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3503 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to limitations on the compensation of county auditors for certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3539 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to interest rate management agreements related to financing certain public improvements. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 3722 80-0 (2007) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to pass-through financing and the creation and operation of the transportation reinvestment fund. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3738 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the establishment and operation of personal bond offices. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3833 80-0 (2007) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to annexation by a municipality of area designated as a public improvement district by a county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3834 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to authorizing the amount of a fee charged by certain counties for issuing certain utility certificates. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3962 80-0 (2007) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to an optional county fee on registration of a vehicle to fund facilities that enhance pedestrian and bicycle safety. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 53 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding limitations on taxation and expenditures by the state government and local governments. House: Appropriations Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 61 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing a state mandate imposed on a county to have effect only if the state provides for payment to the county of the cost of the mandate. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 2871 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 892. Reported enrolled
SB 104 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the imposition of a fee for money transmissions sent to a destination outside the United States and to the use of the revenue for indigent health care purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 268 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the imposition of a fee for money transmissions sent to a destination outside the United States and to the use of the revenue for border security purposes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 527 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the declination of compensation by a candidate for a county or precinct office. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 793 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to an additional filing fee for civil cases filed in Bexar County. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 821 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the use of certain excess contributions to the judicial fund that are remitted to certain counties. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 833 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Escobar, Juan
Relating to limitations on the compensation of county auditors for certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1102 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to financial accounting and reporting for this state and political subdivisions of this state. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1106 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to county accounting procedures regarding certain audits, debts, and records. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1266 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to pass-through financing and the designation and operation of transportation reinvestment zones. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1379 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to reimbursements made to El Paso County by Culberson and Hudspeth Counties for certain costs. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1394 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to designating a county official to file certain financial information with the county commissioners court. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1425 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to economic impact studies and other financial issues affecting municipalities and counties that attempt to recruit or retain special events. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Economic Development
SB 1463 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1510 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Quintanilla, Chente
Relating to the time for preparing an annual budget in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1944 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for fees and dues of a state association or organization. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 42 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Granting Maria Isabel Guerrero-McDonald and Guerrero-McDonald & Associates, Inc., permission to sue Travis County. Senate: Jurisprudence Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SR 1184 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 892. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HB 132 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the rate of the county health services sales and use tax. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 513 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 580 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of a county to provide hazardous materials services. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 636 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to county responsibility for indigent health care services. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 647 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the issuance of county obligations for public improvements and to the review and approval of refunding bonds by the attorney general. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 731 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to an electronic requisition system for counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 733 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the date on which an election on the issuance of bonds or the imposition or increase of taxes must be held. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 930 79-0 (2005) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to regional funding of indigent health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1211 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to the use of proceeds of political subdivision bonds approved at an election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1231 79-0 (2005) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the authority of counties to establish petty cash funds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1232 79-0 (2005) Author: Castro, Joaquin
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the payment of certain expenses of a public project financed by certificates of obligation. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1265 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to restrictions on the issuance of public securities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1468 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al. Relating to the counties eligible to create a county assistance district that may impose a sales and use tax. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1471 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the collection and administration of an occupation tax owed to a county. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1506 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to community support for applications for the issuance of multifamily housing bonds by housing finance corporations. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1672 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to costs imposed in connection with the collection and enforcement of certain tolls. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1783 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the submission of certain pleas and waivers by closed circuit video teleconferencing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1915 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the authority of counties to sell or lease advertising space to another entity. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1937 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the authority of certain counties to create county assistance districts for certain purposes. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2121 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to an electronic requisition system for counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2154 79-0 (2005) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the declination of compensation by a candidate for a county or precinct office. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2236 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to restrictions on the imposition of permit fees by political subdivisions. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 2458 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of a county to delegate its authority to make certain budget transfers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2618 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to county expenditures for certain health care services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2650 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to local government participation in the financing of turnpike projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3280 79-0 (2005) Author: Campbell, Scott | et. al. Relating to increasing funding for sheriffs in certain small counties. House: Border & International Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3448 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the collection of street lighting service fees by a county or by certain public or private entities contracting with a county. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
SB 198 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the authority of a county to provide hazardous materials services. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 230 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to regional funding of indigent health care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 300 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 360 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation by certain counties of the property of organizations engaged primarily in performing charitable functions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 395 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the submission of certain pleas and waivers by closed circuit video teleconferencing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 526 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to a county's authority to impose a records archive fee and to certain fees for records management and preservation. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 829 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to the authority of counties to establish petty cash funds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 924 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the establishment of a petty cash fund in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1003 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to an additional filing fee for civil cases filed in Bexar County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1068 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to an electronic requisition system for counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
SB 1346 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to restrictions on the imposition of permit fees by political subdivisions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1742 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to authorizing certain nature centers to charge admission fees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HJR 14 79-1 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county treasurer of Fort Bend County. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 249 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the returned check fee collected by a county clerk. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 397 78-0 (2003) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the procedure for the issuance by a municipality or county of certain certificates of obligation. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 465 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the fee a county may collect for handling court registry funds. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 550 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the amount the county clerk may charge as a returned check fee. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 663 78-0 (2003) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the recovery of attorney's fees and certain costs in proceedings to recover delinquent debts owed to a county. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 865 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to providing revenue from the gasoline tax to municipalities and counties for constructing and maintaining roads. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 917 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the authority of counties and municipalities to incur debt to participate in erosion response projects undertaken by the General Land Office. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 939 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the ad valorem tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Local Government Ways and Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1767 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Dan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the approval of expenditures of certain incumbent county or precinct officers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1816 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the counties eligible to create a county assistance district that may impose a sales and use tax. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1855 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to state compensation to counties based on the use of alternatives to revocation of community supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2004 78-0 (2003) Author: Marchant, Kenny | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to allowing a commissioners court to deliberate in a closed meeting regarding business and financial considerations of a contract being negotiated. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2115 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the submission of certain pleas and waivers by closed circuit video teleconferencing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2254 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the eligibility of nonborder areas for certain state assistance and coordinated outreach. House: Border and International Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2313 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the issuance of obligations for public improvements. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2386 78-0 (2003) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities or counties to impose a facility use tax to finance venue projects. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2391 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the eligibility of certain areas of a municipality or county to participate in certain economic development programs. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2658 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to grants to counties for indigent criminal defense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2764 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the authority of certain municipal hospital authorities to borrow money. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2906 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to state compensation to counties based on the use of drug courts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2931 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the administration and finances of counties and certain other entities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3074 78-0 (2003) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to required activities and limits on the amounts of state financial assistance for which regional planning commissions may be eligible. House: Government Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3198 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the adoption of rules by a county relating to the connection of utilities in subdivisions and certain other land use controls. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3312 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to substitution of securities by a depository for a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 604 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Relating to the recovery of attorney's fees and certain costs in proceedings to recover delinquent debts owed to a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1214 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to allowing a governmental body to deliberate in a closed meeting regarding the business and financial considerations of a proposed contract. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1303 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Relating to certain employment matters affecting a county auditor, assistant auditor, court reporter, or sheriff department personnel. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1306 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the submission of certain pleas and waivers by closed circuit video teleconferencing. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1483 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the counties eligible to create a county assistance district that may impose a sales and use tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1581 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Keffer, Bill
Relating to excepting an audit working paper of a county auditor or a municipal auditor from required disclosure under the public information law. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1651 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the use of development corporations to improve local telecommunications infrastructure. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Economic Development
SB 1655 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the administration and finances of counties and certain other entities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1831 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to required activities and limits on the amounts of state financial assistance for which regional planning commissions may be eligible. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 79 78-1 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the counties eligible to create a county assistance district that may impose a sales and use tax. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 38 78-3 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the counties eligible to create a county assistance district that may impose a sales and use tax. House: Local Government Ways and Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 202 77-0 (2001) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the authority of coastal counties to enact ordinances regulating activity on beaches in certain circumstances; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 341 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to disposition by counties of motor vehicle registration fees and sales tax revenue. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 778 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the responsibility for payment of costs incurred in providing certain medical, dental, or health-related services to a state prisoner held in county jail. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 925 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al. Relating to the use of development corporations to improve local telecommunications infrastructure. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1053 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the creation of commercial and industrial development zones in certain populous counties; providing for taxes and the issuance of bonds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1107 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the use of money in the county law library fund. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1215 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the use of development corporations to improve local telecommunications infrastructure. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1280 77-0 (2001) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to providing revenue from the gasoline tax to municipalities and counties for constructing and maintaining roads. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1289 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the authority of certain counties to provide or operate a zoo or an aquarium. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1385 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to security for public securities issued by governmental entities. House: Financial Institutions Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1436 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the adoption by the state comptroller of a uniform chart of accounts for county financial data. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1786 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann Relating to a county's authority to set a fee for providing an online service. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1914 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the issuance and sale of and security and payment for public securities. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 1988 77-0 (2001) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to contracts for the collection of fines, fees, restitution, and other costs in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1992 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to permitting a municipality to consider financing alternatives submitted in competitive bids. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2002 77-0 (2001) Author: Walker, Gary
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to exempting the purchase of certain recreational services performed on county-owned land in certain counties from competitive bidding and competitive proposal procedures. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2082 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to county expenditures for certain health care services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2212 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the certification of certain revenue received by a county after the fiscal year begins. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2329 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the use of local counsel in connection with public securities issued by a governmental entity. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 2343 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to authorizing counties to recover certain transaction fees for fines and other charges paid by credit card. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2497 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to county fees for handling certain registry funds. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2596 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the use of development corporations to improve local telecommunications infrastructure. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2756 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the recording of expenditures of revenue from the county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2762 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to infrastructure planning in certain urban counties. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2823 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to a pilot program to administer a local crime victims' compensation program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2868 77-0 (2001) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to grants for certain counties to provide certain essential services. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2869 77-0 (2001) Author: Ramsay, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to county financial reporting procedures and to the creation of the Texas County Financial Data Advisory Committee. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2870 77-0 (2001) Author: Ramsay, Tom
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the authority of a commissioners court of a county to develop and administer an economic development program for making loans or grants of public money. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2937 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann Relating to a county's authority to set a fee for certain permits. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3055 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to authorizing a county to pay the costs of an owner-controlled insurance program with the proceeds of certain securities issued by the county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3204 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to authorizing counties and municipalities to enter into contracts to provide services and accept payments through the Internet. House: County Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3371 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to a limitation on the use of the general fund of certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3586 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to an additional fee for filing civil cases in certain Dallas County courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 180 77-0 (2001) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the disposition by counties of motor vehicle registration fees and sales tax revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 201 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Jones, Jesse
Relating to authorizing counties and municipalities to provide information and to enter into contracts for the payment of taxes, fees, or other charges through the Internet. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 357 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the adoption by the state comptroller of a uniform chart of accounts for county financial data. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 370 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the performance of an autopsy on an individual injured in one county and dying in another county. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 468 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of commercial and industrial development zones in certain populous counties; providing for taxes and the issuance of bonds. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 480 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the use of development corporations to improve local telecommunications infrastructure. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations No action taken in committee
SB 565 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to security for public securities issued by governmental entities. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 581 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to responsibility for costs related to certain mental health proceedings. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 622 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to authorizing a county to pay the costs of an owner-controlled insurance program with the proceeds of certain securities issued by the county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 675 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a county's authority to set a fee for providing an online service. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 732 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to the certification and expenditure of certain revenue not included in a county budget. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 765 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to requiring the state and counties to share the cost of contracting for certain collection services. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1103 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to create an industrial development district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1171 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to authorizing counties to recover certain transaction fees for fines and other charges paid by credit card. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1290 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the authority of a commissioners court of a county to develop and administer an economic development program for making loans or grants of public money. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1308 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Kitchen, Ann
Relating to a county's authority to set a fee for certain permits. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1440 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to a limitation on the use of the general fund of certain counties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1759 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the issuance and sale of and security and payment for public securities. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SCR 65 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Recalling S.B. No. 732 from the governor. Signed by the Governor
SCR 67 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Recalling S.B. No. 732 from the governor. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HB 88 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to permitting a county to donate money to certain crime prevention organizations. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 351 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the civil liability of a county tax assessor-collector. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 352 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the limit on fines collected by municipalities for traffic violations. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 581 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to permitting county officers and employees to receive reduced airline fares while engaged in official county business. House: County Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 582 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the fee paid by a defendant for the execution or processing of an arrest warrant or capias. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 594 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of proceeds from a commissary at a county jail. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 614 76-0 (1999) Author: George, Kenn
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the acceptance of gifts, grants, donations, bequests, and devises by a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 822 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the creation of a task force composed of state and county representatives to study federal reimbursements to counties. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 870 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to county fees for handling certain registry funds. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 948 76-0 (1999) Author: Palmer, Sue Relating to the disposition and use of a fine for the violation of a county fireworks ordinance. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1124 76-0 (1999) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the setting of certain county fees for a license, permit, or registration. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1168 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to security services in certain court buildings. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1177 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to permissible uses of courthouse security fund and municipal court building security fund. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1219 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the accounting system in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1519 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the disposition of revenue from the motor vehicle sales tax by certain counties. House: Ways & Means Reported favorably as amended
HB 1724 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to contracts for professional services in certain counties; providing a civil penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1761 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the treatment of certain contracts for purposes of determining the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1785 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the sales and use tax imposed by certain rapid transit authorities. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1853 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the fee charged by a county for holding and investing noncounty funds. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1969 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the collection of child support service fees by a domestic relations office. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2012 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to requiring a defendant to compensate a county that collects a fee, fine, restitution, or other costs through a collection contract with a public or private vendor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2151 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to immunity from liability of a member of the board of directors of a public facility corporation. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2264 76-0 (1999) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the qualifications of a county purchasing agent and to county purchasing procedures. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2331 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to creating a court fee to pay for the renovation and construction of court buildings in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2468 76-0 (1999) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to estimating interest in the county budget process. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2496 76-0 (1999) Author: Farabee, David Relating to allowing a county to set a fee for the search and retrieval of records stored electronically. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2603 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to appropriations to historical foundations by certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2663 76-0 (1999) Author: Ramsay, Tom
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to permitting a commissioners court to authorize payment of certain continuing education expenses incurred by elected county and precinct officers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2871 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the funding and construction of post-adjudication facilities for certain children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 3305 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to money paid into the registry of courts in certain populous counties. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3403 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to the powers of certain counties and rapid transit and regional transportation authorities within those counties to adopt or impose sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3469 76-0 (1999) Author: Olivo, Dora
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain county and public health district fees regarding certain food establishments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health Services
Tagged in committee
HB 3682 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to authorizing a state agency to adjust a matching funds requirement for an economically disadvantaged county or census tract. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 163 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the fee paid by a defendant for the execution or processing of an arrest warrant or capias. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 204 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to permitting county officers and employees to receive reduced airline fares while engaged in official county business. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 233 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of a certification program for criminal court cost and fee collection programs and to the percentage of certain criminal court costs and fees retained by a county or municipality. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 336 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to certain lump-sum payments that are part of a county employee's compensation. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 338 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Siebert, Bill
Relating to the time at which the commissioners court of a county must hold a hearing on a proposed budget. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 346 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to health and human services regions. Senate: Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 683 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities and counties to impose a sales and use tax to fund venue projects. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
SB 701 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to estimating interest in the county budget process. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 797 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to security services in certain court buildings. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 807 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to establishing a task force to identify ways to maximize federal reimbursements to counties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 920 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the collection of child support service fees by a domestic relations office. Senate: Jurisprudence Read 2nd time & passed to engrossment
SB 1012 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the sharing of revenue derived from the state lottery with counties and municipalities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1062 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom | et. al. Relating to requiring the state to reimburse counties for the costs of confining certain state inmates. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1068 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to disposition by counties of motor vehicle registration fees and sales tax revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1090 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the treatment of certain contracts for purposes of determining the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1276 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Relating to a misdemeanant's liability for the cost of confinement in a county jail. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1284 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the coordination of colonia initiatives in certain economically distressed areas. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1383 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to authorizing a state agency to waive a matching funds requirement for an economically disadvantaged county. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1511 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Williams, Thomas
Relating to the creation of a county assistance district in certain counties in which a rapid transit or regional transportation authority is located; authorizing a sales and use tax. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1523 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the collection of state funds by a county. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1669 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the qualifications of a county purchasing agent and to county purchasing procedures. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1706 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to money paid into the registry of courts in certain populous counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1818 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the sales and use tax in certain metropolitan transit authorities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
HB 534 75-0 (1997) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the dedication of certain lottery revenues to the counties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 535 75-0 (1997) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the dedication of certain lottery revenues to the counties for juvenile justice purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 798 75-0 (1997) Author: Torres, Gerard | et. al. Relating to the fees paid in certain counties for the purpose of road and bridge maintenance and construction. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 799 75-0 (1997) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to short-term obligations issued by certain counties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1078 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the payment of fees and other charges to counties by credit card. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1474 75-0 (1997) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the disbursement of county funds to certain debtors. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1475 75-0 (1997) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the appointment of a person to act in the place of a county treasurer. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1479 75-0 (1997) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the use of money in the county law library fund. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1562 75-0 (1997) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the use of money in the county law library fund. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1741 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the reconciliation of county checks and warrants. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2083 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to county auditors who serve more than one county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2185 75-0 (1997) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the collection of certain warrants or checks issued by a county treasurer. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2265 75-0 (1997) Author: Glaze, Bob Relating to information for county budget. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2270 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to funds tendered into the registry of the court. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2302 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the fees charged by county officials and the means by which fees may be paid. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2686 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the disposition of certain money collected by a constable. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2769 75-0 (1997) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the county depository and depositories for certain trust funds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2799 75-0 (1997) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to investment practices of governmental entities. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2982 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the authority of certain counties to borrow money. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3580 75-0 (1997) Author: King, Tracy Relating to financial disclosure by a county auditor. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 108 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing a county to hold an election to abolish the office of county treasurer. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 109 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county treasurer of Harris County. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 76 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom | et. al. Relating to the dedication of certain lottery revenue for the use of local governments. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 157 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the reimbursement to Wilbarger County for use of the county attorney's office to prosecute mental health matters involving persons residing outside the county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 342 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the disposition of the optional county road and bridge fee in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 397 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Torres, Gerard
Relating to the qualifications for an investment officer of a regional planning commission, council of government, or similar regional planning agency. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 655 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the fees charged by local governmental officials and the means by which fees may be paid; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 890 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the appointment of a person to act in the place of a county treasurer. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1000 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the disbursement of county funds to certain debtors. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1168 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to short-term obligations issued by certain counties for public utilities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1304 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to funds tendered into the registry of the court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1395 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the preparation of a county budget in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1551 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Relating to furnishing certain information necessary for preparing county budgets. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1796 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to county auditors who serve more than one county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1800 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to certain expenditures and funds covered by a county budget. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 142 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the identification and legislative review of unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Tagged in committee
HB 731 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the investment of funds of a local government or an institution of higher education. House: Pensions and Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 750 74-0 (1995) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the prohibition of certain disbursements from a county fund to a person with an outstanding debt to the state or the county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1304 74-0 (1995) Author: Torres, Gerard
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the management of petty cash in counties with a population greater than 2,000,000. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1383 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to a uniform method of budget preparation for counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1597 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the fee collected by counties for handling trust funds for the benefit of litigants in civil proceedings. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1682 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the imposition of a cost of court on criminal convictions, the creation of a fund for the payment of extraordinary costs of prosecution in certain counties, and the tax rate in certain counties to pay for those costs. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1712 74-0 (1995) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the fees a county treasurer may charge for returned checks. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1733 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the dedication of net lottery revenues to the county juvenile justice fund and general revenue fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1734 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the dedication of net lottery revenues to the county assistance fund and general revenue fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1783 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the authority to charge a fee for installing or replacing water or sewer lines. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1907 74-0 (1995) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to depositories for county public funds, trust funds, and court registry funds. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1947 74-0 (1995) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to the amount of debt a local government may incur. House: Financial Institutions Considered in Calendars
HB 2575 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the disposition of revenue from the motor vehicle sales tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2920 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to the authority of certain counties to raise revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2936 74-0 (1995) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to financing of certain projects for certain counties. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2995 74-0 (1995) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to certain public funds investment pools. House: Pensions and Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
SB 344 74-0 (1995) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Ramsay, Tom
Relating to the disposition of surplus tax money of the Morris County Hospital District on dissolution of the district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 437 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to requiring a county to report on its expenditure of funds required to be used for highways. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 775 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the fees a county treasurer may charge for returned and stopped checks. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1055 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to depositories for county public funds, trust funds, and court registry funds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1289 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to a records management and preservation fee in certain counties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1405 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the investment of funds of a local government or an institution of higher education. Senate: State Affairs Tabled in committee
SB 1531 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the management of petty cash in counties with a population of 2,000,000 or more. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1532 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to short term obligations for a unit of government. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SCR 131 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to appoint a joint interim committee to study county road financing problems. Senate: Administration Left pending in committee
SJR 8 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for state funding of new legislative mandates on local governments. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 44 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to requiring state funding of legislative mandates on local governments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 86 73-0 (1993) Author: Kamel, Ted
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to unclaimed juror reimbursement payments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 132 73-0 (1993) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the notice required to be given of the fees charged for the services of a sheriff or constable. House: County Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 313 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax and to the use of revenue from the tax. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 325 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to statewide notification of certain fees set by commissioners courts. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 695 73-0 (1993) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to the issuance of anticipation notes by counties and municipalities. House: Investments & Banking Laid on the table subject to call
HB 705 73-0 (1993) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the use of certain fees for the support of probate courts. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 833 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of the commissioners court to establish a commission for the homeless and to require the collection of a fee to finance the commission. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 851 73-0 (1993) Author: Moffat, Nancy Relating to the county law library fee in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 931 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to certain fees charged by district clerks. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1289 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the allocation of collected county taxes to municipalities in certain counties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1296 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue Relating to the fee charged by a county clerk for records management and preservation. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1377 73-0 (1993) Author: Zbranek, Zeb | et. al.
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the return of a warrant or check issued by a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1507 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a cost of court on criminal convictions, the creation of a fund for the payment of extraordinary costs of prosecution in certain counties, and the tax rate in certain counties to pay for those costs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1574 73-0 (1993) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to security of individuals in a county courthouse or courts building and the establishment of the county courthouse security fund. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1595 73-0 (1993) Author: Erickson, Bernard
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the use of certain funds in the unclaimed money fund for economic development by counties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1745 73-0 (1993) Author: Blackwood, Bill
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the financing and use of certain property by a municipality or county. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1821 73-0 (1993) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the investment of the funds of a local government or an institution of higher education. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1960 73-0 (1993) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to use of an electronic funds transfer system by a county. House: County Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2065 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the authority of a county to establish a housing trust fund. House: County Affairs Reported unfavorably
HB 2298 73-0 (1993) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to the payment of certain fees to a county by the state or a state agency or institution. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2631 73-0 (1993) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to Commissioners Court approval of certain budgets. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Record vote
HB 2717 73-0 (1993) Author: Heflin, Talmadge | et. al. Relating to the amount of debt a municipality, county, or school district may incur. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HJR 24 73-0 (1993) Author: Bosse, Fred Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the lending or granting of public money, a thing of value, or credit by a county in case of a disaster. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HJR 106 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing counties to establish bond and court cost fees. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 21 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Longoria, John
Relating to the sheriff's petty cash fund. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 24 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the transfer and investment of certain funds by electronic means. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 63 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Marchant, Ken
Relating to the issuance of anticipation notes by counties and municipalities. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 450 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to authorized investment of the state and certain units of local government. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 566 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the return of a warrant or check issued by a county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 686 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to use of an electronic funds transfer system by a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 991 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a county housing trust fund for the construction, preservation, or financing of law income and moderate income housing. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SB 1271 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to the establishment of an intercept program to increase the credit rating of certain local government debt and authorizing the comptroller of public accounts to withhold local government funds to pay such obligations under certain circumstances. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1380 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Martin, Mike
Relating to performance of the duties of a county budget officer. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SJR 3 73-0 (1993) Author: Shelley, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the lending or granting of public money, a thing of value, or credit by a county in case of a disaster. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SJR 15 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for state funding of new legislative mandates on local governments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 13 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton | et. al. Relating to the recovery of costs by a county for the confinement of state inmates in the county jail. House: Corrections Coauthor Authorized
HB 54 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of revenue from the county hotel occupancy tax by certain counties. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 163 72-0 (1991) Author: Culberson, John Relating to public notice of information regarding the revenue, financial condition, and budget of certain political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in subcommittee
HB 545 72-0 (1991) Author: Campbell, Ben
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to county depositories. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 732 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to public hearings on the proposed budgets of certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 760 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the allocation of collected county taxes to municipalities in certain counties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 851 72-0 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to financing of certain rural transportation systems. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1051 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the investment of county funds. House: County Affairs Postponed in committee
HB 1057 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the approval of spending by certain county commissioners. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1079 72-0 (1991) Author: McCollough, Parker
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of a county road district to refinance road district bonds by issuing alternative refunding bonds or certificates of assessment. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1206 72-0 (1991) Author: Soileau, Curtis Relating to a county's law library fee. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1328 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the authority of a county with a county auditor to borrow money against anticipated revenue. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1691 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the County Road and Bridge Fund in certain counties and an increase in funding in the Fund. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1714 72-0 (1991) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to the issuance of anticipation notes by counties and municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1717 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the fees charged by a county clerk for certain actions involving mental health services or chemical dependency services. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1718 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to funds paid into court registries in certain counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1846 72-0 (1991) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the budget of the county auditor. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1931 72-0 (1991) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the expenditure by certain counties of county funds for certain senior citizens programs. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2063 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the use of the county general fund or officers' salary fund to purchase liability insurance for county officers and employees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2578 72-0 (1991) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the retention by the custodian of a county treasury of a percentage of fees collected for the state under certain provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2662 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to subdepository and depository banks handling county funds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 202 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to annual audits of property forfeited to precinct, county, and district officials. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 204 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the purposes for which fees collected by prosecutors for processing worthless checks may be used and to the administration of the fund to which those fees are credited. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 313 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the minimum voter turnout required for an election on the issuance of county or municipal bonds. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
SB 320 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the eligibility of a county to participate in financial assistance programs to provide facility engineering and water supply and sewer services in economically distressed areas. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in subcommittee
SB 412 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the payment by a surety to a county of costs incurred by the county in the execution of an arrest warrant issued in response to the surrender by the surety of the principal. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 727 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority of a county road district to refinance road district bonds by issuing alternative refunding bonds or certificates of assessment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 728 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the approval of spending by certain county commissioners. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 770 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to fees charged by a county clerk for records management and preservation and certain involving mental health services or chemical dependency services. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 771 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to funds paid into the court registries in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
SB 789 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the investment of county funds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1035 72-0 (1991) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Eckels, Robert
Relating to the budgets of certain specialized local entities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1361 72-0 (1991) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to the issuance of anticipation notes by counties and municipalities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1514 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to authorizing certain counties to spend general revenue funds or issue bonds for the financing of wastewater collection and treatment and water supply and distribution systems within the county House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1591 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to county budget officers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 43 72-1 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to county budget officers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 457 70-0 (1987) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the authority of a county to charge a fee when the sheriff's office responds to a false alarm. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 701 70-0 (1987) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the disposition of fees assessed for certain services performed by a peace officer and the amount and collection of certain other fees assessed by a county. House: Appropriations Referred to subcommittee
HB 980 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the securing of county funds by a depository bank. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 1112 70-0 (1987) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the deposit of various public funds in the county treasury of certain counties. House: County Affairs Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 1431 70-0 (1987) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to investment of and security for investments of county funds. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1665 70-0 (1987) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to depositories for state and local funds. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 1794 70-0 (1987) Author: McWilliams, Jim Relating to the allocation of certain motor fuels tax revenue to the counties from which the tax revenue originates. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 2559 70-0 (1987) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to impose additional sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HCR 100 70-0 (1987) Author: Ceverha, Bill
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Encouraging all counties to make every effort to provide their fair share of funding in support of local juvenile probation services. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Signed by the Governor
HR 538 70-0 (1987) Author: Hammond, Bill Requesting the House Committee on Financial Institutions to study expanding the investment options of local governments and institutions of higher education.
SB 362 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the deposit of certain public funds in the county treasury of certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 500 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the issuance and registration of bonds and to book-entry records. House: County Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to County Affairs
SB 1205 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the use by a county of occupancy tax funds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1232 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the use by a county of occupancy tax funds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 47 70-2 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the financing of budgeted expenditures and needs of taxing units. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 146 70-2 (1987) Author: Ceverha, Bill
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Providing procedures for certain cities and counties for the authorization and issuance of bonds and other obligations and to provide and finance correctional facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 96 70-2 (1987) Author: McFarland, Bob Providing procedures for certain cities and counties to provide and finance correctional facilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Left as pending business in comm.
HB 111 69-0 (1985) Author: Lee, Don Relating to the disposition of fees collected for deposit in the criminal justice planning fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 393 69-0 (1985) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the payment by the state of certain expenses arising from the investigation and prosecution of an inmate of the Department of Corrections for certain felonies. House: Appropriations
Senate: Criminal Justice
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HB 487 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the authority of counties to deposit public funds in certain financial institutions. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 540 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the investment of county funds that have been placed in a county depository. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 541 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the time and procedure for depositing county funds with the county treasurer. House: County Affairs Considered by s/c in formal meeting
HB 556 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Anita
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the authority of county, precinct and municipal officers to accept the payment by credit card of a fee, fine, court cost, or other charge and to collect a fee for processing the payment and a service charge for payments that are not honored, and to contract to seize unauthorized credit cards. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 968 69-0 (1985) Author: Buchanan, J. W.
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to the authority of a county to construct, improve, maintain, or repair city streets and alleys with the consent of the city. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 1117 69-0 (1985) Author: McKinney, Mike Relating to the entitlement of school districts to receive federal funds from national forests. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1561 69-0 (1985) Author: Pennington, Randy
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Relating to the authority of counties to establish and operate an electronic funds transfer system for the payment of salaries, compensation and reimbursement to officers and employees. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1672 69-0 (1985) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the authority of counties and other political subdivisions of the State to establish and operate an electronic funds transfer system for the payment of salaries, compensation and reimbursement to officers and employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2324 69-0 (1985) Author: Laney, James Relating to the authority of a county to expend funds for new or increased county services mandated by the state; providing conditions. House: County Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2373 69-0 (1985) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the imposition, administration, collection and civil and criminal enforcement of a local option county sales and use tax; providing for popular referenda to authorize and withdraw same. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HR 485 69-0 (1985) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Instructing the House of Representatives to perform a comprehensive interim study of the laws of the State of Texas and the practices of the state and its political subdivisions pertaining to deposits and investments of public funds.
SB 108 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Buchanan, J. W.
Relating to the disposition of the proceeds, and the interest on the proceeds, from the sale of a county hospital. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 324 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the payment by the state of certain expenses arising from the investigation and prosecution of an inmate or employee of the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: Criminal Justice Laid on the table subject to call
SB 402 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to the authority of counties to issue certificates of obligation. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 449 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to the deposit, investment, and management of county funds and to the imposition of certain handling charges involving county funds or funds held in trust by a county or district clerk; imposing certain fees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 519 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to certain orders by district judges requiring the expenditure of county funds. Senate: Criminal Justice Postponed in committee
SB 1284 69-0 (1985) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to county change funds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SB 1351 69-0 (1985) Author: Santiesteban, H. An act amending Chapter 272, Acts of the 65th Legislature, regular session 1975, authorizing this act to be applicable to counties with a population of 450,000 or more and providing the funding of a one month's reserve; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 567 68-0 (1983) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to county loans for current operating expenses. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 755 68-0 (1983) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the authority of counties to contract for the destruction of certificates, bonds, interest coupons, or other evidences of indebtedness issued and paid by the counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 787 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the authority of counties to deposit public funds in certain financial institutions. House: County Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 790 68-0 (1983) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the collection, deposit, and disposition of certain court costs collected in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1085 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Gary
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the creation of the office of budget officer in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Record vote
HB 1481 68-0 (1983) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the expenditure by certain counties of public or private grant or aid money. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1483 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Erwin Providing for the issuance by certain counties of revenue bonds secured by gross revenues from projects; authorizing the use of taxes to pay maintenance and operating expenses and establish reserve funds and depreciation and replacement funds in connection therewith; authorizing counties to use rights-of-way and other property, and counties, cities and other political subdivisions and agencies to convey property and rights therein to counties, all in connection with projects financed pursuant to this Act; providing for effecting a lien on and pledge of revenues in connection with bonds issued under this Act; providing that such bonds are securities; providing for severability and declaring an emergency. House: Urban Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2452 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the authority of counties to provide and finance jail improvements. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 437 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the authority of a county to borrow money and issue negotiable notes to pay expenses when the county's collection of taxes is delayed for certain reasons and to certain duties to pay principal and interest. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 485 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to creation of the office of budget officer in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1136 68-0 (1983) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the issuance of bonds by certain counties for, and the operation and maintenance of, causeways, bridges, tunnels, turnpikes, or highways. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1203 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the administration and disbursement of federal community development block grant funds to certain cities and counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 26 68-1 (1983) Author: Laney, James Authorizing certain counties to issue certificates of obligation. Filed
SB 18 68-1 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray Authorizing certain counties to issue certificates of obligation. Senate: Finance Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 13 68-2 (1984) Author: Farabee, Ray Amending Section 2, The Certificate of Obligation Act of 1971, as amended (Article 236a.1, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), to authorize certain counties to issue certificates of obligation. Senate: State Affairs Received from the Senate
HB 12 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Carlyle
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to creation of the office of budget officer in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken
HB 47 67-0 (1981) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to building a training facility for firemen with county bond funds. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 265 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to creation of the office of budget officer in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 391 67-0 (1981) Author: Thompson, Gary
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to intergovernmental efficiency and coordination in grant and contract management. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 516 67-0 (1981) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to the approval of the bonds of county depositories. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 687 67-0 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to increasing payments to local governments from the mixed beverage tax clearance fund and the expenditure by local governments of money received from the fund. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to Committee on Liquor Regulation
HB 898 67-0 (1981) Author: Henderson, Don Authorizing certain counties to establish certain kinds of public facilities, to levy a hotel occupancy tax, and to issue bonds related thereto. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1031 67-0 (1981) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to the authority of certain cities and counties to authorize certificates of obligation for the purchase of buildings. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 1172 67-0 (1981) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald Relating to the allocation and distribution of increased state sales and use tax revenue to counties for property tax relief. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1339 67-0 (1981) Author: Pierce, George Relating to certain accounts and records kept by a municipality. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 1654 67-0 (1981) Author: London, David Relating to the budget for the sheriff's department in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 1669 67-0 (1981) Author: Tow, Rodney Relating to state payment for expenses arising from a criminal prosecution for an offense committed by a prisoner or employee of the department of corrections. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1670 67-0 (1981) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the requirement of counties, cities and towns to file copies of their budgets with the State Comptroller. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 54 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to creation of the office of budget officer in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 325 67-0 (1981) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Polumbo, Anthony
Relating to certificates of indebtedness for funding of county fire-fighter training facilities and to operation and maintenance of such facilities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 763 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to the amount of payments that may be made by the Texas Youth Council to a county under certain contracts. House: Security & Sanctions
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 858 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Lewis, Gibson
Relating to the requirement of counties, cities and towns to file copies of their budgets with the State Comptroller. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 917 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to voter approval of the issuance of bonds or other evidences of indebtedness by a unit of government. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 930 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the payment by the state of certain expenses arising from the prosecution of an inmate or employee of the Department of Corrections. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 1108 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the reimbursement of counties by the State of Texas for funds paid to counsel appointed to defend persons who are in the custody of the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 1141 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Relating to the authority of the commissioners courts of certain counties to contract for the destruction of bonds, interest coupons, or other evidences of indebtedness issued and paid by the counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1142 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Relating to the authority of the commissioners courts of certain counties to invest county funds in obligations of the United States; excepting certain contracts. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Point of order sustained
SB 1154 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the investment, deposit and withdrawl of local governmental funds. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 1241 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to repeal of the act that authorizes certain cities and counties to issue certificates of obligation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1268 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the management of public funds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken
SJR 39 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to voter approval of local government debt. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 9 67-1 (1981) Author: Tow, Rodney Relating to state payment for expenses arising from a criminal prosecution for an offense committed by a prisoner or employee of the department of corrections. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
SB 30 67-1 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to state payment to the county for expenses arising from certain investigations and a criminal prosecution for an offense committed by a prisoner or employee of the department of corrections. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 1049 66-0 (1979) Author: Smith, Carlyle Relating to the creation of the office of budget officer in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1176 66-0 (1979) Author: Caraway, Bill
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Authorizing a city, county, school district, conservation and reclamation district, hospital organization, and any other political subdivision of the State of Texas to enter into contracts for the use, acquisition, or purchase of property. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1268 66-0 (1979) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Relating to the use of the county law library fund. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2065 66-0 (1979) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to building a training facility for firemen with County bond funds. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 67 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Allee, Henry E.
Relating to the time, place, and notice of county and municipal bond elections. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 253 66-0 (1979) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to issuance of certificates of obligation, competitive bidding requirements for issuers of certificates of obligation, and the validation of previously authorized certificates of obligation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 391 66-0 (1979) Author: Price, Bob Relating to payment of costs for an autopsy ordered by a justice of the peace. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 512 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Brown, Albert "Al"
Amending the Certificate of Obligation Act of 1971, relating to the definition of "county"; declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
SB 565 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Smith, Carlyle
Relating to creation of the office of budget officer in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Failure to suspend the rules
SB 814 66-0 (1979) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the validation of proceedings authorizing the issuance of certificates of obligation; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1100 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to refunding bonds, by providing alternate and additional authority, procedures, and methods for issuing and selling refunding bonds, and/or making deposits in connection with paying or redeeming revenue obligations so as to cause the discharge and final payment or redemption of revenue obligations with or without the issuance of refunding bonds; enacting other provisions relating to the subject, and declaring an emergency. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 1204 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Providing for the depositing of the public funds of Galveston County in a bank or banks of the County and the notice to banks required. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 416 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Luther
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the time period within which a county of municipal bond election must be held after the election is called. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 618 65-0 (1977) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to the requirement of an independent audit of certain district, county, and precinct books, records, and accounts. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Assigned to Consent Calendar
HB 1075 65-0 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to the approval of claims against a county auditor. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1145 65-0 (1977) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to financial assistance to counties and school districts by public power agencies. House: Energy Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1387 65-0 (1977) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to state payments to cities and towns for certain purposes. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1464 65-0 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to the appointment of county auditors in certain counties and annual independent audits of county records in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1467 65-0 (1977) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to the validation of county time warrants. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1531 65-0 (1977) Author: Olson, Jr., Lyndon Relating to the issuing of certificates of indebtedness by certain counties for the purpose of providing funds for jail facilities; providing for severability. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Assigned to Consent Calendar
HB 1600 65-0 (1977) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to paying for contractual obligations by cities and counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1802 65-0 (1977) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to investments of the sinking fund of a county, city, town or school district. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1909 65-0 (1977) Author: Jackson, Lee Relating to the creation of the office of County Budget Officer in counties of 1,200,000 or more and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Withdrawn from calendar
HB 1959 65-0 (1977) Author: Hill, Gerald An act to provide express statutory authority for political subdivisions to finance, construct, complete, acquire or operate facilities jointly, prescribing the manner for treatment of the cost thereof and the payment of contractual obligations; validating certain existing agreements, providing a severance clause, and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2256 65-0 (1977) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to the issuance of certificates of indebtedness by Dallas County. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HJR 65 65-0 (1977) Author: Craddick, Tom Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide the legislature with the power to authorize counties, cities, or towns to issue revenue bonds for industrial or rural development purposes. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 75 65-0 (1977) Author: Garcia, Matt Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to provide the legislature with the power to authorize counties, cities, and towns to issue industrial revenue bonds. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 86 65-0 (1977) Author: Bush, Bob Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to grant the Legislature the power to authorize cities and towns to issue bonds to finance the redevelopment of certain blighted downtown areas. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 92 65-0 (1977) Author: Salinas, Froy Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to permit public funds and/or credit to be used for the payment of premiums on non-assessable insuarance contracts from mutual isurance companies authorized to do business in Texas. House: Constitutional Amendments Assigned to Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SB 874 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Olson, Jr., Lyndon
Relating to the issuing of certificates of indebtedness by certain counties for the purpose of providing funds for jail facilities; providing procedures of issuance; authorizing elections under certain circumstances; providing for eligibility of certificates for investments and a security of deposits of public funds; providing for severability. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Rules failed to suspend
SB 1064 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Jackson, Lee
Relating to the creation of the office of county budget officer in counties of 1,200,000 population, but excluding any county with a city of more than 1,000,000 population; prescribing the powers and duties of the budget officer and the commissioners court in connection with the budget; making certain requirements as to the budget. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 1217 65-0 (1977) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to the issuance of certificates of indebtedness by counties with a population in excess of 1,000,000 according to the most recent federal census in amount not exceeding $4,000,000 for the purpose of constructing, enlarging, furnishing, equipping and repairing county buildings and other permanent improvements and the purchase of the necessary sites therefor. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SJR 44 65-0 (1977) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Bush, Bob
To grant the legislature the power to authorize cities and towns to issue bonds to finance redevelopment of certain blighted areas. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 18 65-1 (1977) Author: Orr, Fred Relating to the authority of certain counties to finance criminal justice facilities and other county buildings and improvements. Rules failed to suspend
HJR 3 65-2 (1978) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to voter approval of local government debt. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 74 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to the requirement of an independent audit of certain district, county, and precinct books, records, and accounts. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 622 64-0 (1975) Author: Wilson, John Relating to acquisition of certain rights of way by counties and cities and reimbursement by the highway department. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Failed to pass
HB 872 64-0 (1975) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Authorizing advisory elections in connection with the issuance of revenue bonds by commissioners courts for and on behalf of certain hospital districts. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1071 64-0 (1975) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the promotion, development, and financing of new and expanded health facilities for the providing of medical care, public health, and medical research, including training and teaching, by cities, counties, hospital districts, hospital authorities, and other public health authorities of the State of Texas. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1547 64-0 (1975) Author: Bryant, John W.
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Relating to the issuance of certificates of indebtedness by certain counties for certain purposes. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 1567 64-0 (1975) Author: Hutchison, Ray
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Realting to the payment of current operating expenses of certain authorized counties and hospital districts; authorizing the execution of revenue anticipation agreements by which advances can be made of operating funds to the districts and providing for their repayment during the term of the agreement; authorizing the delivery of bonds to evidence obligations to repay such advances and pledging revenues and taxes as security therefor; providing methods of enforcement; providing certain limitations and terms. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1749 64-0 (1975) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to payment of fees for counsel, investigation, and expert testimony for certain prisoners of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Social Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1829 64-0 (1975) Author: McBee, Susan Gurley Validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, certificates of obligation and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including Home-Rule cities) or towns; validating, ratifying, confirming and approving refunding bonds issued for the purpose of refunding certificates of obligation and all proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions and other instruments relating to the issuance of refunding bonds for such purposes of counties, cities (including Home-Rule cities) and towns; providing that this Act shall not apply to any contract, certificate of obligation or to any refunding bond proceedings, governmental acts, orders, resolutions or other instruments, or bonds executed or issued by any county with a population in excess of three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000), according to the last preceding Federal Census, or any contract, certificate of obligation, or any refunding bond proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions or other instruments, or bonds, the validity of which is now involved in litigation if the question is ultimately determined against the validity thereof; providing a savings clause. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1831 64-0 (1975) Author: Tanner, Jr., Perry A Validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including Home-Rule cities) or towns; validating, ratifying, confirming and approving refunding bonds issued for the purpose of refunding time warrants and all proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions and other instruments relating to the issuance of refunding bonds for such purposes of counties, cities (including Home-Rule cities) and towns; providing that this Act shall not apply to any contract, scrip warrants, time warrants or to any refunding bond proceedings, governmental acts, orders, resolutions or other instruments, or bonds executed or issued by any county with a population in excess of three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000), according to the last preceding Federal Census, or any contract, scrip warrant, time warrant, or any refunding bond proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions or other instruments, or bonds, the validity of which is now involved in litigation if the question is ultimately determined against the validity thereof; providing a savings clause. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1869 64-0 (1975) Author: Olson, Jr., Lyndon Relating to uniform system of accounting; counties, hospital districts and certain cities; quarterly reports; providing an effective date. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 2020 64-0 (1975) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to county fiscal years. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 2049 64-0 (1975) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to expenditure of public monies for influencing legislation, directly or indirectly. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 2191 64-0 (1975) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to the approval by the commissioners court of expenditures from the county treasury. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2220 64-0 (1975) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Providing a new section permitting governmental units operating within two or more adjacent counties additional authority including the powers and functions provided in Articles 1269j-4.1 and 1180b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 161 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, O.H. Allowing agencies of the state, counties, cities, towns, and villages of the state to receive funds of taxes paid on motor fuel, diesel, and liquified gas used in motor vehicles owned or leased by the state or a county, city, town, or village and used exclusively in performing the public functions of the agency of the county, city, town, or village. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 202 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Bryant, John W.
Relating to exempting certain cities, counties, and hospital districts from establishing a uniform system of accounting and record maintenance in connection with expenditures of welfare assistance. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 359 64-0 (1975) Author: McKinnon, Mike
Sponsor: Hale, L. DeWitt
Authorizing advisory elections in connection with the issuance of revenue bonds by commissioners courts for and on behalf of certain hospital districts. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 503 64-0 (1975) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to state support of local bicentennial projects. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 852 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to the payment of current operating expenses of certain authorized counties and hospital districts; authorizing the execution of Revenue Anticipatin Agreements by which advances can be made of operating funds by the depository banks of said districts and providing for their repayment during the same fiscal year. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1038 64-0 (1975) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the issuance, negotiability, and validity of certificates of indebtedness by certain counties for certain purposes. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 1086 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Tanner, Jr., Perry A
Validating, ratifying, confirming, and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities, including home-rule cities, or towns; validating, ratifying, confirming, and approving refunding bonds issued for the purpose of refunding time warrants and all proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions, and other instruments relating to the issuance of refunding bonds for such purposes of counties, cities, including home-rule cities and towns; providing that this Act shall not apply to any contract, scrip warrants, time warrants, or to any refunding bond proceedings, governmental acts, orders, resolutions, or other instruments, or bonds executed or issued by any county with a population in excess of 350,000, accoridng to the last preceding federal census, or any contract, scrip warrant, time warrant, or any refunding bond proceedings, governmental acts, orders, ordinances, resolutions, or other instruments, or bonds, the validity of which is now involved in litigation if the question is ultimately determined against the validity thereof. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SJR 45 64-0 (1975) Author: Traeger, John Amending Constitution to give Legislature power to authorize cities, counties, or other municipal corporations to lend credit or things of value for public purposes. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
HB 364 63-0 (1973) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to the auditing and disclosure of financial statements and certain supplemental statements of certain units of local government and certain entities furnishing services for residents of, or supported wholly or partly by the funds of, certain units of local government; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 536 63-0 (1973) Author: Sanchez, Henry Defining the term "Issuer" to mean and include the State of Texas or any department, agency or instrumentality of the State or any county, municipal cooperation, taxing district or other political body, board, district or subdivision of the State having power to borrow money and issue bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness, and which has the power to issue refunding of bonds in lieu of outstanding obligations of the issuer; authorizing the governing body of any issuer to refund any interest bearing obligations and/or interest coupons appertaining thereto, issued by or on behalf of said issuer, by the issuance of refunding bonds; providing for the manner in which said refunding bonds may be issued and delivered, and for certain restrictions in connection therewith; providing for the approval of said refunding bonds by the Attorney General and their registration by the Comptroller of Public Accounts; providing for the sale of said refunding bonds for cash to provide the money required to pay, retire, or redeem, at or prior to maturity, the obligations being refunded; providing in connection with the sale of refunding bonds for the deposit of money or certain obligations of the United States of American with the State Treasurer of the State of Texas in an amount sufficient to provide for the payment, retirement, or redemptions of the obligations being refunded, and requiring the State Treasurer to use said deposits and the proceeds therefrom for such payment retirement, or redemption; providing that all such deposits, and the proceeds therefrom, shall be kept and held separate and apart in escrow, and in trust, charged with a first lien in favor of the holders of the obligations to be paid therefrom, and protecting said deposits, and the proceeds therefrom, by the State Treasurer's official bonds; providing in the alternative for making appropriate arrangements with the place of payment for such deposits and the payment, retirement, or redemption of the obligations being refunded; providing that, at the option of the Issuer, such obligations being refunded shall be discharged, and shall not be regarded as being outstanding, when the required deposits have been made hereunder, or, that the refunding bonds may be made subordinate to the obligations being refunded; providing that this Act shall be cumulative of all other laws on the subject, but shall prevail and control in the case of conflict with any other law; prescribing a severability provision. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 588 63-0 (1973) Author: Barnhart, Ray A. Requiring the disclosure of certain financial interests and activities by local elected officials; providing that such disclosure statements be public records; providing penalties; providing for severability. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee hearing date
HB 668 63-0 (1973) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to compensation from county funds to certain district judges in Galveston County. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee hearing date
HB 990 63-0 (1973) Author: Hutchison, Ray
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Authorizing the commissioners courts of certain counties with a population in excess of 900,000 inhabitants according to the most recent federal census to provide for the increase in tax for the payment of bonds issued pursuant to such act from one cent per $100 of taxable property to two and one-half cents per $100 of taxable property; providing for severability and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HB 1183 63-0 (1973) Author: Hutchison, Ray
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Authorizing counties and cities to issue revenue certificates of obligation. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HB 1411 63-0 (1973) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to the authority of cities and counties to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring property for industrial development purposes, and to lease such property; providing that the property is taxable. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Committee hearing date
HB 1473 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to designation of a budget officer for the commissioners court of each county. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Committee hearing date
HB 1474 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to county budgets in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported favorably
HB 1526 63-0 (1973) Author: Barnhart, Ray A. Repealing Chapter 163, Acts of the 42nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1931, as amended (Article 2368a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); repealing Chapter 923, Acts of the 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1971, as amended (Article 2368.1, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 25 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, Ed Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide for certain counties and cities bordering on the Gulf of Mexico may issue bonds for construction of seawalls and breakwaters upon the vote of the majority of the resident property taxpayers voting in an election. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered in public hearing
SB 103 63-0 (1973) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Boone III, Latham
Relating to deposit of money in a county treasury. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 765 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack To be known as the Act for development of Health Resources of 1973, relating to the acquisition and operation of medical projects as defined in this Act and to the promotion of medical care, public health, and research, including training and teaching, by cities, counties, hospital districts, and public health authorities of the State of Texas; authorizing such entities to acquire certain properties, and to lease, soil, or convey said properties, for the promotion of public health and research and to enter into other contractual relationships, including operating contracts relating thereto; providing the procedures to be followed and making certain findings with respect to the need for such facilities; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds, refunding bonds and temporary bonds; prescribing the procedures for issuance of the bonds for their form and characteristics, for their use, and security and for their payment; providing that such bonds shall be tax free and be legal investments and eligible to secure public deposits; providing for the issuer to pay expense of relocation or alteration of any highway, railroad or public utility; denying facilities provide by this Act the defense of governmental immunity or immunity of charitable institutions; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Sent to Calendar Committee
SB 835 63-0 (1973) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to furnishing legal and investigative services to indigents and providing legal counsel for indigents accused of crime and to investigating entitlement to release of persons accused of crime on personal bond; and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Notice given
SB 874 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the deposit in the county treasury of fees, commissions, and funds and monies collected by county officers; amending Section 2 of Chapter 467, Acts of the 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1971 (Article 1709a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably
SB 915 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Hubenak, Joe A.
Relating to an independent audit of county books, records, and accounts. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SJR 12 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Harris, Ed
Proposing an amendment of the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide that certain counties and cities bordering on the Gulf of Mexico may levy a tax to pay for bonds issued for the construction of sea walls and breakwaters upon the vote of the majority of the resident property taxpayers voting in an election. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by Governor
HB 927 62-0 (1971) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to provide hospital facilities for hospital districts which are in counties containing a population of 200,000 or more according to the last preceding federal census.
HB 929 62-0 (1971) Author: Farenthold, Frances Relating to providing legal services for indigents.
HB 931 62-0 (1971) Author: Lombardino, Frank | et. al. Relating to public financial disclosure of certain units of local government.
HB 1120 62-0 (1971) Author: Ward, J.E. Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants, and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including home rule cities)or towns.
HB 1266 62-0 (1971) Author: Foreman, Wilson Relating to an Act to be known as The Certificate of Obligation Act of 1971; providing for and regulating the authorization, issuance and delivery of such certificates by certain cities and counties for the payment of contractual obligations.
HB 1411 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to the authority of cities and counties and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for acquiring property for industrial development purposes, and to lease such property.
HB 1439 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to the authority of cities, counties, and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for the acquiring of property for industrial development purposes.
HJR 22 62-0 (1971) Author: Johnson, Jake Proposing an amendment to Article VIII, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, by adding a Section 21 to provide that revenue from motor vehicle registration fees be retained by the counties which collect the fees.
HJR 81 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill Providing an amendment to give the Legislature the power to authorize cities and counties to issue revenue bonds for industrial development purposes.
SB 41 62-0 (1971) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to the minimum cash requirement in local funds for state financial assistance to a Regional Planning Commission.
SB 328 62-0 (1971) Author: Bridges, Ronald W. Relating to permitting excess funds not needed for the maintenance of County Law Libraries, in counties having a population of three hundred fifty thousand (350,000) or less, to be used for providing legal services for indigents; raising the maximum fee that can be collected to $10.00 and extending it to criminal cases.
SB 663 62-0 (1971) Author: Connally, Wayne Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming, and approving contracts, scrip warrants, and time warrant and refund bonds authorized by counties or cities (including home rule cities) or towns.
SB 792 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph
Sponsor: Blanton, Jack
Relating to providing for the receiving, safekeeping and disbursing of all moneys belonging to the county by the County Treasurer.
SB 803 62-0 (1971) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to the Act for Development of Employment, Industrial and Health Resources of 1971, relating to the promotion of industrial development, employment, public health and research by certain political subdivisions of the State of Texas.
SB 838 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray
Sponsor: Bigham, John R.
Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including Home Rule cities) or towns.
SB 926 62-0 (1971) Author: Christie, Joe
Sponsor: Slack, Richard C.
Relating to validating notes heretofore authorized to be issued and sold for cash, or attempted to be issued and sold for cash all by counties in the State whose Commissioners Court has by order declared that such funds are necessary to the continued operations of the county for its public purposes.
SB 980 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Caldwell, Neil
Relating to biennial independent audits in certain counties.
SB 986 62-0 (1971) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to an Act to be known as the Act for development of employment, industrial and health resources of 1971 relating to the promotion of industrial development, employment, public health and research by certain political subdivisions of the State of Texas.
SJR 33 62-0 (1971) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" | et. al.
Sponsor: Moore, Aubry L.
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, to give the Legislature the power to authorize cities and towns to issue revenue bonds for industrial and rural development purposes.
SJR 42 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas; to provide that certain counties and cities bordering on the Gulf of Mexico may levy a tax to pay for bonds issued for the construction of sea walls and breakwaters upon the vote of the majority of the resident property owners voting in an election.
HB 28 62-4 (1972) Author: Stroud, J.W. Relating to authorizing certain counties to issue negotiable certificates of indebtedness for the purpose of acquiring voting machines or voting equipment.
HB 39 62-4 (1972) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to authorizing each city, town, village, county or conservation district, including each river authority, to acquire, construct and improve or cause to be acquired, constructed and improved, air control facilities, acquire interest in land and enter into leases and other contracts with persons whereby such persons shall use and or acquire such air control facilities.
SB 49 62-4 (1972)
SB 52 62-4 (1972)
HB 15 61-0 (1969) Author: Semos, Chris V. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to provide hospital facilities for hospital districts; prescribing a severability provision.
HB 61 61-0 (1969) Author: Dramberger, A.L. "Tony" Relating to authorizing the county commissioners court to set aside funds from the general fund to be used by the county treasurer to pay warrants issued to persons as compensation for serving as jurors.
HB 353 61-0 (1969) Author: Braun, Meyer Gus Rex Relating to providing for the creation of special pollution control funds at the state, county, and city levels, to receive moneys collected as fines or penalties on the conviction of persons found in violation of the laws involving the pollution of the air and waters of the state; providing for division of such funds between the agencies, making allowance for the acceptance of any gifts, grants, or bequests by a pollution control agency and the deposit of these moneys in the Special Pollution Control Fund; providing for the disbursement and expenditure of the Special Pollution Control Fund for certain specified purposes and in ways specified by the regular purchasing procedures of the agencies as prescribed by law.
HB 366 61-0 (1969) Author: Semos, Chris V. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to provide hospital facilities for any hospital district in certain counties; providing for the levy of taxes for hospital district operation and maintenance expenses.
HB 381 61-0 (1969) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of certain counties to issue negotiable certificates of indebtedness, for and on behalf of the county, for the purpose of acquiring, purchasing, constructing, repairing, renovating, improving, and/or equipping crime detection facilities, and acquiring any real or personal property in connection therewith.
HB 386 61-0 (1969) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to additional certificates of indebtedness for the maintenance of public roads by San Patricio County.
HB 524 61-0 (1969) Author: Harris, Ed | et. al. Relating to authorizing the County Auditor, or if there is no County Auditor, then the County Treasurer, of each County to place any accumulated interest derived from trust funds in the possession of County and District Clerks of such County in the proper General Fund of the County, to offset the expenses of handling such trust funds for the benefit of litigants.
HB 541 61-0 (1969) Author: Calhoun, Frank Relating to providing compensation from county funds for court-appointed counsel in habeas corpus hearings.
HB 740 61-0 (1969) Author: Holland, W. Lamoine Relating to the change fund in certain counties.
HB 742 61-0 (1969) Author: Baker, George | et. al. Relating to authorizing the creation of a perpetual trust fund by the commissioners court of a county for the purpose of the maintenance and upkeep of neglected public and private cemeteries.
HB 748 61-0 (1969) Author: Lemmon, Ray Allen Relating to certain road bond elections.
HB 759 61-0 (1969) Author: Adams, Don Relating to funds collected by local officials.
HB 771 61-0 (1969) Author: Hendricks, Bob Relating to defining the term "issuer" as meaning any and every kind and type of political or governmental instrumentality or entity in or of the State of Texas, and defining the term "governing body" as being the group authorized by law to issue bonds for or on behalf of any issuer; authorizing the governing body of any issuer to refund any of its outstanding bonds, notes, or other general or special obligations by the issuance of refunding bonds to be secured by or payable from any lawful source.
HB 812 61-0 (1969) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to repealing a statute relating to the term of certain county bonds.
HB 871 61-0 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to the authority of cities and counties and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring property for industrial development purposes, and to lease such property; providing that the property is taxable.
HB 917 61-0 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of each county within the state to expend county funds for membership fees and dues to a nonprofit state association or organization of counties.
HB 1021 61-0 (1969) Author: Floyd, Guy Lawrence Maximilian Relating to requiring of certain public officials records and reports of certain monies received or disbursed by him; prescribing penalties.
HB 1229 61-0 (1969) Author: Johnson, Jake Relating to certain duties of the county auditor concerning monthly reports; providing for penalties.
HB 1377 61-0 (1969) Author: Cobb, L. Dean Relating to providing that certain counties may cooperate with the Governor's Committee on Aging in carrying out the purposes of that committee on a local level by contributing funds to any local organization the functions of which, in whole or in part, are to cooperate with such committee and which does operate with the approval and sanction of the Governor's Committee on Aging, and providing that the fact that the buildings, facilities, services, or programs operated by such organization may be in part for other community activities or benefits shall not prohibit the contributing of such funds provided the Governor's Committee on Aging has approved that part of the program applying to the aging.
HB 1407 61-0 (1969) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to certificates of indebtedness for the maintenance of public roads by La Salle County.
HB 1483 61-0 (1969) Author: Newman, Joseph Terry Relating to the contribution of county funds to a soil conservation district for use in soil conservation and flood control.
HJR 28 61-0 (1969) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize any county, on the vote of a majority of qualified property taxpaying electors, to issue road bonds in an amount not to exceed one-fourth of the assessed valuation of the real property in the county.
HJR 41 61-0 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to give the legislature the power to authorize cities, counties, and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for industrial development purposes.
SB 20 61-0 (1969) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to authorizing public agencies of State, cities and political subdivisions to change interest rate on bonds thereof, qualifications and exceptions.
SB 167 61-0 (1969) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of each county within the state to expend county funds for membership fees and dues to a nonprofit state association or organization of counties; providing for taxpayer suits against political subdivisions in certain cases.
SB 176 61-0 (1969) Author: Christie, Joe William Relating to authorizing all counties to issue and refund revenue bonds for hospital purposes in accordance with the procedures prescribed for the issuance of similar bonds by County Hospital Authorities under the County Hospital Authority Act.
SB 195 61-0 (1969) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to authorizing the County Auditor or County Treasurer to place in proper General Fund of county accumulated interest derived from trust funds in possession of County.
SB 343 61-0 (1969) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to certificates of indebtedness for the maintenance of public roads by San Patricio County.
SB 380 61-0 (1969) Author: Mauzy, Oscar | et. al. Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of certain counties to issue negotiable certificates of indebtedness, for and on behalf of the county, for the purpose of acquiring, purchasing, constructing, repairing, renovating, improving, and/or equipping crime detection facilities, and acquiring any real or personal property in connection therewith.
SB 381 61-0 (1969) Author: Mauzy, Oscar | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to provide hospital facilities for hospital districts which are in counties containing a population of 500,000 or more according to the last preceding federal census and which have teaching hospital facilities that are affiliated with a state-supported medical school.
SB 773 61-0 (1969) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to providing for the investment of the proceeds from the sale by any county of lands granted to it for educational purposes.
SJR 30 61-0 (1969) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to give Jefferson County the power to issue bonds for the construction, maintenance, and operation of macadamized, graveled, or paved roads, or in aid thereof, upon a vote of a majority of the resident property taxpayers voting thereon who are qualified electors of said county, and to provide that bonds heretofore or hereafter issued shall not be included in determining the debt limit, and fixing the date for the election on the adoption of said amendment.
HB 41 61-1 (1969) Author: Ligarde, Honore Relating to constituting a local law for the maintenance of public roads and highways in Webb County by authorizing the county to issue certificates of indebtedness for the purpose of acquiring the rights-of-way for designated state highways, including farm-to-market highways, or for federal highways, or for acquiring rights-of-way for county roads, or for the construction, maintenance, or improvement of county roads in Webb County, Texas.
SB 50 61-1 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to authorizing counties to issue certificates of indebtedness for stated purposes stating terms and conditions of issuance; requiring the levy of a tax to pay such certificates and interest thereon; providing for the issuance of refunding bonds.
HB 47 60-0 (1967) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for the authorization, issuance and sale of bonds so as provide funds to call, redeem, and pay off outstanding bonds so as to eliminate the tolls, pledges of revenues, and covenants pertaining to the outstanding bonds, and the bridge facilities and make such bridge facilities available for free use by the public.
HB 84 60-0 (1967) Author: Hairgrove, James A. "Jim" Relating to the required time for effecting certain procedures requisite for holding hearings on the county budget.
HB 106 60-0 (1967) Author: Cain, Pat Relating to authorizing any County in the State of Texas to deposit all monies, coming to the County Treasurer, in one or more accounts in the official depository of the County, when County records are adequate to protect transferring and loss of identity of funds on the Tax Roll as classified by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of Texas.
HB 240 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to the economic index of county financial ability to support the Foundation School Program.
HB 259 60-0 (1967) Author: Clark, Jim | et. al. Relating to providing that in counties containing a population in excess of 1,200,000 inhabitants, the county clerk is relieved of all duties prescribed by Article 1657, Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, 1925, and requiring the county treasurer to prepare a triplicate receipt for all moneys received, and authorizing the county auditor to prescribe a system consistent with this Act, to the county treasurer for receiving and depositing all moneys received.
HB 375 60-0 (1967) Author: Hull, Malcolm Cordell Relating to authorizing the commissioners courts of certain counties which have issued bonds for the purpose of constructing buildings and other permanent improvements to be used for coliseums and auditoriums within such counties, to construct, enlarge, furnish, equip, and operate parking stations in the vicinity of such coliseums and auditoriums; containing a severability clause; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
HB 585 60-0 (1967) Author: Newman, Joseph Terry Relating to constituting a local law for the maintenance of public roads and highways in De Witt County.
HB 611 60-0 (1967) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to ament certain acts relative to letting of contracts by cities and counties.
HB 620 60-0 (1967) Author: Semos, Chris V. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize the county to make further provision for the security and payment of bonds issued thereunder by the levy of a limited ad valorem tax.
HB 704 60-0 (1967) Author: Nowlin, James | et. al. Relating to county law libraries; providing for a cost increase on civil cases to benefit the county law library fund.
HB 848 60-0 (1967) Author: Schulle, Jr., Gerhardt A. Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including Home-Rule cities) or towns.
HB 887 60-0 (1967) Author: Allen, John Relating to county commissioners in certain counties issuing time warrants to pay for repairing, remodeling, and expanding community center facilities outside the county seat.
HB 932 60-0 (1967) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to permitting the termination of perpetual trust funds for cemeteries of municipalities in counties with a population of not less than 120,000 and not more than 136,000.
HB 952 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of each county within the state to expend county funds for membership fees and dues to a nonprofit state association or organization of counties.
HB 1100 60-0 (1967) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee Relating to amending certain statutes relating to bond elections for county road maintenance.
HJR 28 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to give the Legislature the power to authorize cities and counties to issue revenue bonds for industrial development purposes.
SB 97 60-0 (1967) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for the authorization, issuance and sale of bonds to provide funds to call, redeem and pay off outstanding bonds so as to eliminate the tolls, pledges of revenues, and covenants pertaining to the outstanding bonds, and the bridge facilities and make such bridge facilities available for free use by the public.
SB 175 60-0 (1967) Author: Creighton, Tom | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Courts of certain counties which have issued bonds for the purpose of constructing buildings and other permanent improvements to be used for coliseums and auditoriums within such counties, to construct, enlarge, furnish, equip and operate parking stations in the vicinity of such coliseums and auditoriums.
SB 195 60-0 (1967) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" | et. al. Relating to the authority of cities and counties to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring property for industrial development purposes, and to lease such property; providing that the property is taxable.
SB 372 60-0 (1967) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to the disposition of money collected by district, county, and precinct officials.
SB 385 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to validating, ratifying, confirming and approving contracts, scrip warrants and time warrants and refunding bonds authorized by counties or cities (including Home-Rule cities) or towns.
SB 403 60-0 (1967) Author: Strong, Jack B. Relating to county commissioners in certain counties issuing time warrants to pay for repairing, remodeling, and expanding community center facilities outside the county seat.
SB 487 60-0 (1967) Author: Hall, Ralph M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to raise the amount to be retained by counties of collections made on license fees for various motor vehicles.
SB 580 60-0 (1967) Author: Word, James Powell Relating to requiring a county which does not have a county auditor to have an independent audit; allowing a commissioners' court to employ an independent auditor in a county which has an auditor; requiring each county to submit an audit report to the State Auditor.
SB 587 60-0 (1967) Author: Mauzy, Oscar | et. al. Relating to authorizing any county having a population in excess of 900,000, according to the most recent Federal Census, to issue certificates of indebtedness for the purpose of constructing, enlarging, furnishing, equipping and repairing buildings to provide homes and schools for dependent and delinquent boys and girls, or for either, and the acquisition of sites therefor.
SB 603 60-0 (1967) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court in certain counties to appropriate and expend funds out of the General Fund for the purpose of purchasing, constructing, restoring, preserving, maintaining, and reconstructing historical landmarks, buildings, and furnishings in said counties, and providing for the expenditure thereof.
SJR 14 60-0 (1967) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to give the Legislature the power to authorize cities and counties to issue revenue bonds for industrial development purposes.
HB 130 59-0 (1965) Author: Hinson, George T. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the use of county available fund apportionment by public school districts operating and/or participating in a designated area vocational and technical school for such operational and/or facility purposes.
HB 155 59-0 (1965) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to certificates of indebtedness for the maintenance of public roads by San Patricio County.
HB 207 59-0 (1965) Author: Garrison, Donald E. "Don" | et. al. Relating to amending Section 10 of House Bill No. 620, Chapter 301, Page 731, Acts of the Fifty-fifth Legislature of Texas, Regular Session, 1957, relating to deposits by County Tax Collector to County Road and Bridge Fund.

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